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President Trump at Signing of H.R.748, The CARES Stimulus Act

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/27/2020 10:18 PM
Washington, DC...Well, thank you all very much. This is a very important day. I’ll sign the single-biggest economic relief package in American history and, I must say, or any other package, by the way. It’s twice as large as any relief ever signed. It’s $2.2 billion, but it actually goes up to 6.2 — potentially — billion dollars — trillion dollars. So you’re talking about 6.2 trillion-dollar bill. Nothing like that. And this will deliver urgently needed relief to our nation’s families, workers, and businesses. And that’s what this is all about.


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Governor Newsom Grants Executive Clemency

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/27/2020 09:10 PM
Sacramento, CA...Today, Governor Gavin Newsom signed an executive order to enhance the authority of California’s Judicial Branch to take emergency action in the face of the COVID-19 crisis.  Specifically, the executive order empowers the Judicial Council and the Chief Justice of the California Supreme Court to take necessary action to be able to conduct business and continue to operate while responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. The order does not affect any existing court order or rule.

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Governor Newsom Issues Executive Order Establishing Statewide Moratorium on Evictions

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/27/2020 08:58 PM
Sacramento, CA...Governor Gavin Newsom today issued an executive order banning the enforcement of eviction orders for renters affected by COVID-19 through May 31, 2020. The order prohibits landlords from evicting tenants for nonpayment of rent and prohibits enforcement of evictions by law enforcement or courts. It also requires tenants to declare in writing, no more than seven days after the rent comes due, that the tenant cannot pay all or part of their rent due to COVID-19.  The order is effective immediately and will apply through May 31, 2020.  Builds on the Governor’s previous executive action authorizing local governments to halt evictions

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Governor Newsom on Passage of Federal Supplemental Stimulus Bill

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/27/2020 08:50 PM
Sacramento, CA...Governor Gavin Newsom issued the following statement on the federal supplemental stimulus bill passed today: “The stimulus bill passed today will provide critical support for California to fight COVID-19 and strengthen our hospitals and health care system. It means an additional $600 a week in Unemployment Insurance for the many Californians who have already lost jobs and the many more who will during this crisis, provides emergency loans and grants to help small businesses and non-profits keep people employed, and it provides direct aid to state and local governments so that we can respond to this emergency and aid communities and families during this time.

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The Latest COVID-19 Numbers for State of California 3,801 Cases, 88,400 Tests Done, 65,000 Test Results Pending, 78 Deaths

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/27/2020 08:41 PM
Sacramento, CA...The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19. California now has 3,801 confirmed cases. For more information on COVID-19 and California's response visit the California Department of Public Health website.

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Calaveras County Public Health Officer Orders All Individuals Living in Calaveras to Stay Home (Updated with Order)

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/27/2020 08:20 PM
San Andreas, CA...Calaveras County Public Health Officer Issues Local Order and Emergency Regulations To protect the health and well-being of all people living in Calaveras County, the Calaveras County Public Health Officer is ordering that all individuals living in Calaveras stay home, except as needed to maintain essential business and governmental operations. This order goes into effect immediately. This order is in place until further notice.

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Members of the Coronavirus Task Force Hold a Press Briefing

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/27/2020 03:10 PM
Washington, DC...Members of the Coronavirus Task Force Hold a Press Briefing

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Calaveras Connect Transit Service to Reduce Services During COVID-19 Crisis

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/27/2020 02:08 PM
San Andreas, CA...Calaveras Connect- Reduced Services Effective March 30, 2020, until further notice: Calaveras Connect buses will move to On-Demand service only, with deviations within ¾ mile of normal fixed routes. Transportation will be provided for essential trips only. These service changes are being implemented with regard to the best interest of the public, as it will help riders and employees avoid large crowds, allow for social distancing and aid in slowing the spread of COVID-19. Calaveras Connect is continuing with increased cleaning and sanitation on all vehicles. These decisions are based on guidance from state health and emergency officials.

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House Passes $2,000,000,000,000 COVID-19 Stimulus Package

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/27/2020 11:25 AM
Washington, DC...House Passes $2,000,000,000,000 COVID-19 Stimulus Package. The signing ceremony and photo op is below....

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Calaveras Community Foundation Announces Availability of COVID-19 Grants

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/27/2020 10:56 AM
San Andreas, CA...In response to the COVID-19 health emergency, the Calaveras Community Foundation (CCF) has established a program to provide grants to local non-profit organizations providing support in this time of need. For more information, non-profit organizations may contact CCF via email at: info@calaverascommunityfoundation.org, or by phone: 209/736-1845.

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The King is 103! Fellow Rotarians Wish King McPherson Happy 103rd Birthday!!

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/27/2020 10:30 AM
Angels Camp, CA...A Happy Story from Angels Murphys Rotary..."A huge Thank You to Angels-Murphys Rotarian, Jenny Baxter, and the new, local, Very Generous sign company, SignGypsies Gold Country, for surprising our beloved King McPherson with birthday wishes! (Yes! King is 103!  King's daughter told us King was VERY happy and excited when he saw this sign outside his residence at Foothill Village.  You all made his day!!!!  The Angels-Murphys Rotary Club appreciates your thoughtfulness, your work, and the efforts it took to make this happen. Thank you from the bottom of our hearts! King McPherson turned 103 on St. Patricks Day 2020!"

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Angels Camp Parks Closed In Response to COVID 19

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/27/2020 09:12 AM
Angels Camp, CA...In response to the COVID-19 Pandemic, the City of Angels has closed public parks within the city limits effective immediately. This closure is in effect until further notice. It is prohibited to use the playgrounds, picnic tables or other park equipment. Restrooms are locked and will remain locked until the parks re-open.

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California State Parks Block Vehicle Access to Additional Parks to Slow Spread of COVID-19

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/27/2020 08:21 AM
Sacramento, CA... California State Parks announced it is temporarily closing vehicle access to 59 additional state parks and beaches to avoid dangerous visitation surges and help prevent the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). This brings the total number of state-operated parks and beaches closed to vehicle access to 98. A list of closures can be found online at www.parks.ca.gov/FlattenTheCurve.

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Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Testing Positive for Coronavirus.

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/27/2020 07:31 AM
London, UK...Hi folks. I want to bring you up to speed on something that’s happening today which is that I’ve developed mild symptoms of the coronavirus. That’s to say – a temperature and a persistent cough. And, on the advice of the Chief Medical Officer, I’ve taken a test. That has come out positive. So I am working from home. I’m self-isolating. And that’s entirely the right thing to do.


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Traffic Update....Vehicle on Its Roof Near SR108 / Tulloch Dam Rd

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/27/2020 07:15 AM
Jamestown, CA...Traffic Update....Vehicle on Its Roof Near SR108 / Tulloch Dam Rd.


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Mornings with the One Percent™ Was 9 till Noon Today...This Morning's Replays are Below.

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/27/2020 07:09 AM
Arnold, CA…Mornings with the One Percent™ is live weekday mornings from 7-10am. The premise for the show is that the USDA ranked all 3,142 counties or county equivalents in the USA on a livability or desirability scale based on factors such as climate, scenic beauty, bodies of water for recreation, humidity and much more. All of our area ranked not only in the top one percent but in the top one half of one percent. So in the ups and downs of daily life remember you don’t have to be a Gates, Buffett or Bezos to live like the one percent. Just live here!





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Posted by: thepinetree on 03/26/2020 10:01 PM
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Traffic Update....Possible Injury Collision Near Hwy 108 & Rock Shop

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/26/2020 08:37 PM
Jamestown, CA...Traffic Update....Possible Injury Collision Near Hwy 108 & Rock Shop.


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Traffic Update....Possible Injury Collision Near Copper Cove Dr / Sawmill Rd

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/26/2020 08:18 PM
Copperopolis, CA...Traffic Update....Possible Injury Collision Near Copper Cove Dr / Sawmill Rd


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Calaveras COVID-19 Community Call Center Activated

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/26/2020 07:48 PM
San Andreas, CA...Calaveras County and the City of Angels Camp in cooperation with the Office of Emergency Services and Public Health have opened a “Community Service Call Center” for the residents of Calaveras County. The call center has been activated to answer your questions or direct you to the appropriate department that can. Its activation is in response to the impact the COVID-19 pandemic is having on you and your family.

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The Latest COVID-19 Numbers for State of California 3,006 Cases, 77,800 Tests Done, 57,400 Test Results Pending, 65 Deaths

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/26/2020 07:02 PM
Sacramento, CA...The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19. California now has 3,006 confirmed cases.For more information on COVID-19 and California's response visit the California Department of Public Health website. COVID-19 in California by the Numbers. Note: The following numbers reflect information received by local health jurisdictions as of 2 p.m. PDT March 25. More current numbers may be available from local health jurisdictions. 3,006 Positive cases, 65 Deaths (including one non-California resident)

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Calaveras County Public Health Officer Clarifying "Stay-at-Home" Order Banning Recreational Stays at Lodging Facilities

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/26/2020 05:13 PM
San Andreas, CA..Calaveras County Public Health Officer Order Clarification of Governor's and State Health Officer's "Stay-at-Home" Order as Related to Lodging Facilities, March 26, 2020. WHEREAS, a state of emergency has been declared by the State of California, and local emergencies have been declared in Calaveras County in response to the virus COVID-19; and WHEREAS, in Calaveras County, as well as throughout California and the nation, there are insufficient quantities of critical healthcare infrastructure, including hospital beds, ventilators and workers, capable of adequately treating mass numbers of patients at a single time — should the virus spread unchecked; and

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Forest Service Closes Developed Recreation Sites in California Until April 30

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/26/2020 04:34 PM
Vallejo, CA...USDA Forest Service appreciates the public's interest in outdoor recreation, particularly in light of current events. The Pacific Southwest Region of the Forest Service, in response to the recent statewide shelter-in-place order issued by the Governor of California, is joining the cause to aggressively mitigate the spread of COVID-19 by closing developed recreation facilities on our National Forests statewide.

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3rd Confirmed Case of COVID-19 in Calaveras County

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/26/2020 03:40 PM
San Andreas, CA...On Thursday, March 26, 2020, Calaveras Public Health confirmed a new case of novel coronavirus or COVID-19. The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the county is now three. This additional positive case is a Valley Springs resident who is currently receiving care outside of the county.

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Traffic Update....Vehicle into Ditch & Propane Tank on Canyonview Dr.

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/26/2020 03:36 PM
Soulesbyville, CA...Traffic Update....Vehicle into Ditch & Propane Tank on Canyonview Dr. Tank is leaking, please use caution in the area...


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Members of the Coronavirus Task Force Hold a Press Briefing

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/26/2020 01:59 PM
Washington, DC...Members of the Coronavirus Task Force Hold a Press Briefing

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Pelosi on Senate Passage of Third Coronavirus Response Bill

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/26/2020 01:12 PM
Washington, DC...Speaker Nancy Pelosi released this statement after the Senate passed the third coronavirus response bill: “Our nation faces the worst pandemic in over fifty years. Urgent action continues to be needed to address this threat to the lives and livelihood of the American people.


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Sender's Market's Weekly Ad & Grocery Specials Through March 31st

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/26/2020 12:56 PM
Mountain Ranch, CA...In 1950, we started out as a family operation with Erich’s father and mother, August and Freida Sender, in a century-old adobe building. The upstairs was home to the Sender family, and the first floor included groceries, a meat market, a bar, and a small eating place called Opa’s Smokehouse. On Christmas morning in 1968, the old store was destroyed by fire. But in June 1969, Sender’s Market, Inc. was opened. Since that time, there have been many changes, including remodeling, expansion, and the addition of many employees. That’s also when we added the truss plant and purchased Sender’s Market Ace Hardware in Valley Springs. Today, we're still family owned and still working hard to stock everything from pantry essentials to power tools. Whether you've got questions about the perfect cut of meat or the right kind of paint, our helpful, knowledgeable staff has you covered.



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Confirmed Case of COVID-19 From Mono Country Being Treated in Tuolumne County

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/26/2020 12:05 PM
Sonora, CA... Last night, March 25th, 2020, the Tuolumne County Public Health Department was notified that a 31 year-old female resident of Mono County tested positive for COVID-19 and is being treated at Adventist Health Sonora. Preliminary investigations indicate that the patient’s exposure to COVID-19 occurred in Mono County then the person traveled to Tuolumne County, then later sought medical care. This case is associated with community transmission in Mono County and was not acquired through local community spread in Tuolumne.

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The City of Sonora Mayor & Administrator Implore You to Shop Local!

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/26/2020 11:42 AM
Sonora, CA...The City of Sonora Administrator and City of Sonora Mayor bring to you an informational video about what you can do to help local businesses through this time. Please comment below businesses that are still open! #localbusinesses #shoplocal #cityofsonora

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Red Cross Blood Drive at CUSD District Office on April 9th! Schedule Your Appointment Today!

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/26/2020 11:14 AM
San Andreas, CA...Give Now During Blood Shortage. Healthy donors who are feeling well needed now. Schedule your appointment today. THURSDAY, APRIL 9th 9am - 3pm. Community Blood Drive, Calaveras Unified District Office, Instructional Media Center 3304 Highway 12, San Andreas **Due to social distancing** please make an appointment at redcrossblood.org (sponsor code: Calaveras) or call 1-800-RED-CROSS Learn more at redcrossblood.org/rapidpass

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CCWD to Conduct Sewer Smoke Testing in Copperopolis Starting March 26

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/26/2020 10:48 AM
Copperopolis, CA...The Calaveras County Water District will be conducting smoke testing on its sewer system in Copperopolis from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the area of Arrowhead St., Bayview Dr. and Signal Hill Trail starting Thursday March 26 and continuing through the beginning of next week. Community members will observe smoke coming from various portions of the sewer system during these tests, but there is no need to be alarmed as this is part of the District’s routine maintenance activities.

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CCWD Board Temporarily Suspends Utility Bill Late Fees and Lock-offs

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/26/2020 10:40 AM
San Andreas, CA...On Wednesday March 25, the Calaveras County Water District (CCWD) Board of Directors voted unanimously to suspend utility bill late fees and lock-offs until June 1st. This is a temporary order in response to the COVID-19 emergency.  CCWD customers are still responsible for paying standard base rates and consumptive charges on-time, but penalties for late payments are suspended.

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Traffic Update....Vehicle Stuck on Retaining Wall on Edgemont Acres Road.

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/26/2020 10:35 AM
Sonora, CA...Traffic Update....Vehicle Stuck on Retaining Wall on Edgemont Acres Road... Dagnabit, I hate when that happens....


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Supervisor Merita Callaway on Vacation Rentals in Ebbetts Pass Area

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/26/2020 10:18 AM
Murphys, CA...With this dramatic change in our lives, I want to address a concern that many of you have expressed, short-term rentals. Most of the property managers in Ebbetts Pass, who manage short-term rentals, have closed their reservations. This equates to more than 300 rental units that have been put on hold. For this, I truly thank them.

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Now is the Perfect Time for Those Home Improvement Projects. Free Delivery Available!

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/26/2020 09:48 AM
Arnold, CA...Now is the Perfect Time for Those Home Improvement Projects! Below are the March Red Hot Buys at your local Arnold Ace Home Center. Arnold Ace Home Center is now offering free next day delivery to their customers from Murphys to Dorrington. Next day orders over $50 are free, same day and small orders available for a delivery fee. Order on acehardware.com or call 795-1331 to place your order. Some restrictions apply.







Traffic Update....Horrific, Fiery Fatal Collision This Morning on Hwy 108 East of Oakdale

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/26/2020 08:53 AM
Oakdale, CA...Traffic Update....Horrific, Fiery Fatal Collision This Morning on Hwy 108 East of Oakdale. Please use caution in the area, prayers for the involved. With the time of day and this being a commuting route this collision may touch our area with those involved...

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The Views When Practicing Social Distancing Are Better in Some Locations

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/26/2020 08:35 AM
Arnold, CA...One of the pleasures of living in the mountains is the constant visual changes for the seasons and even the time of day. The Narnia look in the photos below out our window will change when the sun hits to something possibly even better. This virus will fade and when it does we hope that we retain the realization that we are truly all in this together even if the paths we trod are at times solitary. We hope you enjoy the view from our office this morning.



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U.S. Covid-19 Infections Rise to 69,210, Deaths 1,042, Recovered 616

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/26/2020 08:14 AM
Baltimore, MD...The latest from the Coronavirus dashboard from Johns Hopkins University. As the infections start to soar in North American it tells the magnitude and spread of the problem. If you dig into it you can see when a country peaked and when they started the recovery phase. It is a great source for actual data including those who have recovered. Just click the image below...


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Jobless Claims Soar to 3,283,000 as Coronavirus Strikes Jobs Market

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/26/2020 07:20 AM
Washington, DC...During the week ending March 21, the increase in initial claims are due to the impacts of the COVID-19 virus. Nearly every state providing comments cited the COVID-19 virus impacts. States continued to cite services industries broadly, particularly accommodation and food services. Additional industries heavily cited for the increases included the health care and social assistance, arts, entertainment and recreation, transportation and warehousing, and manufacturing industries.

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Mornings with the One Percent™ Was 9 till Noon Today...This Morning's Replays are Below.

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/26/2020 07:01 AM
Arnold, CA…Mornings with the One Percent™ is live weekday mornings from 7-10am. The premise for the show is that the USDA ranked all 3,142 counties or county equivalents in the USA on a livability or desirability scale based on factors such as climate, scenic beauty, bodies of water for recreation, humidity and much more. All of our area ranked not only in the top one percent but in the top one half of one percent. So in the ups and downs of daily life remember you don’t have to be a Gates, Buffett or Bezos to live like the one percent. Just live here!





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Dignity Health Offers Free Virtual Urgent Care Visits for Patients Experiencing COVID-19 Symptoms

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/25/2020 08:46 AM
San Andreas, CA....Dignity Health Mark Twain Medical Center today announced the launch of a free virtual urgent care service, Virtual Care Anywhere, for anyone in our community experiencing mild to moderate symptoms of the new coronavirus. Virtual urgent care visits are being encouraged as an initial care option for anyone who would like to discuss symptoms characteristic of COVID-19 with a health care professional.

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Bistro Espresso's Full Menu Online & Available All Day

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/25/2020 08:28 AM
We are NOW online! Our FULL menu is available all day. Call in your espresso drinks and we’ll take care of that payment at your car.... help us work out the kinks! Our entire menu (except drinks) is now available to order online - everything served all day! Check out the new BBQ items too! Wow!! Sous Chef Devin Harrison is killin’ the smoker with his tasty flavors and pairings! Click "SHOP" TAB and check it out... pictures are coming soon!


National Doctors' Day 2020 is Monday, March 30 in United States

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/24/2020 03:35 PM
San Andreas, CA...Our doctors never seek gratitude. But they sure deserve it. On Doctors' Day, we celebrate the dedicated professionals who impact, improve, and yes, save lives. Our doctors are the face of our medical centers and we couldn't be prouder. Not just for everything they do, but for the kind and compassionate ways in which they do them. Today, and every day, thank you for putting the care in healthcare. Dignity Health, Mark Twain Medical Center, Hello humankindness.

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Shop, Click & Deliver with Express Purchase from Sonora Ford

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/24/2020 11:01 AM
Sonora, CA...Sonora Ford COVID-19 - Update...As our communities continue to feel the increased impact of Coronavirus, we feel it is important to share with you what we are doing to help keep people safe and healthy. Please be assured we have protocols in place, and are following CDC and local public health official’s recommendations. As part of our protocols, our dealership has heightened its cleaning and disinfecting procedures to maintain a healthy environment for our customers and staff. In addition, we've instructed anyone who is not feeling well to stay home out of an abundance of caution.





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Angels Food and Sierra Hills Markets Now Offering Senior Shopping Hours!

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/25/2020 11:23 PM
Angels Camp & Murphys, CA...Angels Food and Sierra Hills Markets New Senior Shopping Hours. Because of the current situation, we are designating new Senior Shopping Days and Hours. Starting this Thursday, we will be open on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6am to 8am for Seniors and those with compromised immune systems; until further notice.

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McConnell on Bipartisan Coronavirus Relief: “The Senate Stepped Up” as Senate Passes $2 Trillion Stimulus Bill 96-0

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/25/2020 10:26 PM
Washington, DC...U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act: “It has only been 65 days since the first American tested positive for the new coronavirus on our soil. “In barely two months, this pandemic has upended our nation. “As of this morning, more than 175 million Americans have been advised to remain in their homes. More than half of our people are effectively sheltering in place.


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The Elevated Evening News™ Live Tonight at 10pm....Replay of Tonight's Show Below

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/25/2020 10:00 PM
Arnold, CA...The Elevated Evening News™ Live Tonight at 10pm.

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Traffic & Fire Update...5th Wheel Trailer on Fire on Italian Bar Road

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/25/2020 07:58 PM
Columbia, CA...Traffic & Fire Update...5th Wheel Trailer on Fire on Italian Bar Road. Possible Extended Response Time...


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Traffic Update...Four Wheeler Off Roadway & Into Water Near Camp Nine Rd / Ponderosa Way

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/25/2020 07:50 PM
Vallecito, CA...Traffic Update...Four Wheeler Off Roadway & Into Water Near Camp Nine Rd / Ponderosa Way


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  3. An Update From Calaveras Economic & Community Development & Calaveras Chamber of Commerce
  4. School Closure Extension Announced for Calaveras County Schools
  5. Big Trees Market Weekly Ad & Grocery Specials Through March 31st. Shop Local & Save!!
  6. Major Injures to Valley Springs Woman in Hwy 12 Collision
  7. Calaveras County Sheriff's Logs for March 24th
  8. Calaveras County Sheriff's Logs for March 23rd
  9. Calaveras County Sheriff's Logs for March 22nd
  10. Calaveras County Sheriff's Logs for March 21st
  11. Calaveras County Sheriff's Logs for March 20th
  12. Calaveras County Sheriff's Logs for March 19th
  13. Calaveras County Sheriff's Logs for March 18th
  14. Calaveras County Sheriff's Logs for March 17th
  15. Calaveras County Sheriff's Logs for March 16th
  16. Calaveras County Sheriff's Logs for March 15th
  17. Members of the Coronavirus Task Force Hold a Press Briefing on March 25
  18. Traffic Update....Major Injury Head On Collision Near Hwy 12 & Double Springs
  19. PG&E Shares Additional Ways Customers Can Lessen Financial Hardship
  20. Live Senate Floor Debate & Voting on COVID-19 Stimulus Package
  21. Chain Controls in Effect on Hwys 4, 88, 108 & 120, Yosemite Gates Remain Closed...
  22. COVID-19 Update: Calaveras County Public Health Officer, Dr. Kelaita
  23. Tuolumne County Sheriff's Dept. Activity Logs for March 23rd
  24. Tuolumne County Sheriff's Dept. Activity Logs for March 22nd
  25. Tuolumne County Sheriff's Dept. Activity Logs for March 21th
  26. Tuolumne County Sheriff's Dept. Activity Logs for March 20th
  27. Tuolumne County Sheriff's Dept. Activity Logs for March 19th
  28. Tuolumne County Sheriff's Dept. Activity Logs for March 18th
  29. Tuolumne County Sheriff's Dept. Activity Logs for March 17th
  30. Tuolumne County Sheriff's Dept. Activity Logs for March 16th
  31. Tuolumne County Sheriff's Dept. Activity Logs for March 15th
  32. Tuolumne County Sheriff's Dept. Activity Logs for March 14th
  33. Traffic Update....Vehicle 100ft Off Roadway Near J59 / Red Hills Rd
  34. Tuolumne County Sheriff's Dept. Activity Logs for March 13th
  35. Angels Trading Post Has Everything to Keep You Rolling in 2020!
  36. Mornings with the One Percent™ Live Weekdays 7-10am, This Morning’s Replays are Below
  37. Dignity Health Offers Free Virtual Urgent Care Visits for Patients Experiencing COVID-19 Symptoms
  38. Rurality.tv is Now Streaming 24/7
  39. The Elevated Evening News™ Live Tonight at 10pm....Replay of Tonight's Show Below
  40. Angels Food and Sierra Hills Markets Now Offering Senior Shopping Hours!
  41. As Spring Storm Approaches Bringing Cooler Temperatures, PG&E Urges Customers to Safely Heat Homes & COVID-19 Crisis Will Not Affect PG&E’s Storm Response
  42. Our Choice: A Third Quarter Rebound or a Lost Decade By Congressman Tom McClintock
  43. Calaveras County Board of Supervisors March 24th Afternoon Session
  44. Traffic Update....Mitsubishi vs Mitsubishi Near Hwy 108 & Lower Mono
  45. Internal Medicine Specialist Joins MTMC Dr. Pravina Somani Now Seeing Patients in Angels Camp
  46. Traffic Update....Minor Injury Collision Near Shenandoah Rd / Ostrom Rd
  47. The Latest from Calaveras County Office of Emergency Services if You Feel ill
  48. Calaveras County Board of Supervisors In Action in Meeting with Restricted Access
  49. Chain Controls in Place on Hwys 88 & 108, 4 & 120 Control Free This Morning
  50. Mornings with the One Percent™ Was 9 till Noon Today...This Morning's Replays are Below.

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Bear Valley's Mark Phillips narrates a wonderful video that was created for the Ebbetts Pass Historical Association. The Video runs about 50 minutes and gives a fascinating & entertaining view of the history of the Bear Valley Area.

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