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Friday, Jan 20
All Day Sourdough's 3rd Annual Wild & Woolly Revue
10:30 AM Story Time With Miss Lisa
04:00 PM Meet 21 Year Old Author, Pattern & Fabric Designer Sara Trail
05:00 PM Zucca After Hours
05:30 PM Friday Jazz At Alchemy
09:00 PM Foreverland
Saturday, Jan 21
Until 12:00 AM Sourdough's 3rd Annual Wild & Woolly Revue
10:00 AM Murphys Historic Walking Tour Every Saturday At 10am
11:00 AM Social Justing Sewing Workshop For Teens, Tweens & Adults
01:00 PM Big Trees North Grove Guided Tours Saturdays At 1pm
05:00 PM Make Plans To Attend The Friends Of The Sheriff's Department Annual Crab Feed & Pasta Dinner
05:00 PM Zucca After Hours
06:00 PM Winter Wildlands Alliance Backcountry Film Festival At Bear Valley
Monday, Jan 23
10:45 AM Sierra Grief Support Groups
Tuesday, Jan 24
05:00 PM Beer Pairing Dinner At Alchemy Market & Cafe
Wednesday, Jan 25
10:00 AM Open Paint Wednesdays ~ Graphite Class
Thursday, Jan 26
08:00 PM The 19 Nevermindies
09:00 PM Karaoke At Murphys Hotel
Friday, Jan 27
09:00 AM FLO
05:00 PM Zucca After Hours
05:30 PM Friday Jazz At Alchemy
08:00 PM In The Blue Of The Evening At The Murphys Creek Theatre
Saturday, Jan 28
All Day Angels Camp,CA...Team Tournament $160 ALL-IN, 100% PAYBACK!!Format: Two fish limit- one spotted bass
08:00 AM Calaveras Color Run To Benefit Calaveras Youth Organizations
09:00 AM Join The Ed Friel Memorial Copper Run
09:00 AM “Selection & Care Of Ornamental Shrubs & Roses,” A UCCE Master Gardeners Class
10:00 AM Murphys Historic Walking Tour Every Saturday At 10am
01:00 PM Big Trees North Grove Guided Tours Saturdays At 1pm
05:00 PM Zucca After Hours
09:00 PM East Wind Band
Sunday, Jan 29
03:00 AM Classical Music Concert Of The Mother Lode Friends Of Music
Monday, Jan 30
10:45 AM Sierra Grief Support Groups

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Moyles's Portrait Studio Is Ready To Turn Moments Into Memories!

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/20/2017 01:53 PM
Sonora, CA...The only family owned and run professional portrait studio in Sonora specializing in same day prints. We specialize in capturing those precious family moments and creating lasting memories. We strive to have your prints to you same day! Contact us today, at (209) 536-4129 to make an appointment and drop-ins are always welcome!

CAMPS Has An Executive Chef Opening

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/20/2017 01:40 PM
Angels Camp, CA...Greenhorn Creek Resort in Angels Camp, CA has an immediate opening for an Executive Chef at CAMPS Restaurant, the resort’s award-winning restaurant and bar. The Executive Chef will be responsible for directing and ensuring the highest standards of operation, product quality and the profitability of the Food and Beverage Department. This includes overseeing the kitchen, restaurant and banquet operations. The position requires active management, strong leadership and analytical skills. The Executive Chef will also initiate and aid in the development of new menu items and beverages, while delivering the highest possible level of guest satisfaction.


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Traffic Control From Batten Road To Meko Drive On SR 4

Posted by: News_Desk on 01/20/2017 01:19 PM
Calaveras County, CA...The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will perform one-way traffic control on eastbound and westbound State Route 4 from Batten Road in Vallecito to Meko Drive in Camp Connell for tree work.

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Tuolumne County Sheriff's Logs Through January 19th

Posted by: News_Desk on 01/20/2017 01:08 PM
Sonora, CA... Tuolumne County Sheriff's logs through January 19th are enclosed:

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Influenza Running Rampant & Tips To Help You Avoid It

Posted by: News_Desk on 01/20/2017 01:04 PM
Calaveras County, CA...During the last several weeks there has been an increase in clinic visits and hospitalizations for influenza throughout California. Influenza activity is at higher than expected levels in California, and elevated activity is being reported from all regions of the state including Tuolumne and Calaveras Counties. Although Mariposa County has not experienced an increase in laboratory confirmed influenza, there has been in an increase in persons with influenza-like symptoms, such as cough, fever, and sore throat.

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Ambulance Versus Tree Trunk In Amador County

Posted by: News_Desk on 01/20/2017 12:41 PM
Sutter Creek,CA...At approximately 4:50 this morning, party one was driving a 2010 Ford ambulance eastbound on Ridge Road near Dapple Drive responding to a medical aid call with lights and siren activated at approximately 45 miles per hour. The driver suddenly observed a tree falling into his lane of travel from the south roadway edge.

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William Randolph “Randy” Abernethy 1937-2017

Posted by: News_Desk on 01/20/2017 12:06 PM
Arnold, CA... William Randolph “Randy” Abernethy was born 22 August 1937 to Peter and Jesse Abernethy in Hickory, North Carolina. He had two brothers, Peter (Boise, ID) and John (deceased) and a sister, Hannah (Anchorage, Alaska). Randy graduated from University of NC at Chapel Hill, North Carolina. He married Kay Payne, and had two children, Randy Jr, CEO RS-M, and Jessica, teacher. Randy worked as a software engineer including work on the Hubble Space Telescope at Lockheed and the Pioneer Space Flights at the Jet Propulsion Lab, Pasadena. After retiring, he and his wife, Kay, moved from Pleasanton, CA to the lovely redwoods of Arnold, CA, where they enjoyed golfing, friends, and family.

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Traffic Update....5-6 Vehicles Slipping & Sliding On Hwy 4

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/20/2017 10:46 AM
Arnold, CA...CHP is reporting a traffic hazard with several vehicles sliping on Hwy 4 just before Arnold. Please use caution out there today!!

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Hey Good People!!! It's Is Dumping "Pure Mountain Fun" In Bear Valley!!! ~ Mattly Trent

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/20/2017 10:37 AM
Bear Valley, CA...Hey Good People! 13" of new overnight!!! 31" for the storm total so far and counting! We are in it and well......it's time to get yer powder game on. Today the high will be around 29F with SSW winds from 20-40mph. 8-12" s expected to fall during the day today and another 5-9" tonight, 3-7" during the day Saturday, 5-9" Saturday night, 9-13" Sunday and 9-13" Sunday night. Expect possible delays due to weather as we will have Avalanche Control every morning into next week. Get on up here and enjoy our "Pure Mountain Fun" ethos!!!!!! Stay tuned..................



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The Inaugural Address Of President Donald Trump

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/20/2017 10:10 AM
Washington, DC...As Prepared for Delivery – Chief Justice Roberts, President Carter, President Clinton, President Bush, President Obama, fellow Americans, and people of the world: thank you. We, the citizens of America, are now joined in a great national effort to rebuild our country and to restore its promise for all of our people. Together, we will determine the course of America and the world for years to come. We will face challenges. We will confront hardships. But we will get the job done.

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Highway Closure On SR 120 At James E. Roberts Memorial Bridge

Posted by: News_Desk on 01/20/2017 10:03 AM
Tuolumne County, CA...The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will close eastbound and westbound State Route 120 at the James E. Roberts Bridge in Tuolumne County for bridge work.

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Ned LeDoux Coming To The Calaveras County Fair

Posted by: News_Desk on 01/20/2017 09:42 AM
Angels Camp,CA...In country music, a last name like LeDoux casts a big, storied and bittersweet shadow, but it's one Ned LeDoux doesn't mind standing in one bit. Having been a drummer in his dad Chris' band Western Underground since 1998, Ned knew from an early age that he had "no plan b" but to play music, "Once I got the taste of the road, and being in front of a crowd and just the sound of it, it was...freedom."


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Calaveras County Sheriff's Logs For January 19th

Posted by: News_Desk on 01/20/2017 09:17 AM
San Andreas, CA...The latest activity logs for the Calaveras County Sheriff's Deputies are attached:

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Live Stream Of The Inauguration Of Donald Trump

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/20/2017 07:35 AM
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Get Your Chili Pots Ready!! Break Out The Old Family Recipe & Get Cooking!!

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/30/2016 08:35 AM
Copperopolis, CA...Join us for our Annual Chili Cook Off on Saturday January 21st, 11am-3pm! Proceeds benefit Copperopolis Fire Department. Tasting tickets $5 for 20 tastings. If you are interested in cooking up some fabulous chili, please contact Kim at khamilton@castlecooke.com or 209.785.9700 for an application. Fee is $20.

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Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman Loera Has Been Extradited To The United States

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/19/2017 09:29 PM
New York, NY...Joaquin Archivaldo Guzman Loera, known by various aliases including “El Chapo,” has arrived in the United States to face criminal charges in connection with his leadership of the Mexican organized crime syndicate known as the Sinaloa Cartel. Guzman Loera is charged in six separate indictments throughout the United States; however, the indictment filed in the Eastern District of New York contains a provision that he must first enter the United States in that district to preserve the Eastern District of New York indictment. As such, Guzman Loera landed at Long Island MacArthur Airport in Islip, New York...

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ACPD Seeking Public's Help In Solving Auto Burglaries & Vandalism Case

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/19/2017 07:29 PM
Angels Camp, CA...On 01/17/16, at approximately 6:35 PM, officers were dispatched to a report of two window smash auto burglaries on the 1200 block of S. Main Street. In both cases the vehicles had windows smashed out and purses removed. Other items of value, including a cell phone and an iPad were left behind in one of the vehicles, indicating that the suspect(s) were in a hurry and specifically looking for items known to contain valuables. There are some investigative leads that are being followed, including possible video surveillance footage.

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Traffic Update...Collision Near Hwy 108 & Little Sweden

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/19/2017 06:31 PM
Mi - Wuk Village, CA...CHP is reporting a collision Near Hwy 108 & Little Sweden. Please use caution in the area...


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RCRC Installs 2017 Officers & Presents Rural Leadership Awards

Posted by: News_Desk on 01/19/2017 05:46 PM
Sacramento, CA...The Rural County Representatives of California (RCRC) installed its 2017 Officers and presented its Rural Leadership Awards at their annual reception in Sacramento earlier this week. Tehama County Supervisor Bob Williams was installed as Chair, Humboldt County Supervisor Rex Bohn was installed as First Vice Chair, and Tuolumne County Supervisor Randy Hanvelt was installed as Second Vice Chair. Glenn County Supervisor John Viegas remains an Officer as Immediate Past Chair. The newly installed Officers will lead the organization in championing policies on behalf of California’s rural counties.

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Board Of Supervisors Meeting January, 24th & January 2017 Storm Damage

Posted by: News_Desk on 01/19/2017 05:41 PM
San Andreas, CA...The Calaveras County Board of Supervisors is holding a regular meeting on Tuesday, January 24th at 8:00 a.m. On the agenda is the adoption of a resolution upholding the Planning Commission's denial of the appeal of the Planning Director's denial of Commercial Cannabis Registration. Another item on the agenda is to receive a report from Public Works concerning the January 2017 Storm Damage to County roads, bridges and infrastructure.


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Stay Healthy In 2017 With Local Support From Meadowmont & Groveland Pharmacies!

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/19/2017 04:33 PM
Arnold & Groveland, CA...Stay Healthy In 2017 With Local Support From Meadowmont & Groveland Pharmacies!

Update....PG&E Has Restored Power To Most Twain Harte Area Residents

Posted by: News_Desk on 01/19/2017 04:07 PM
Twain Harte, CA...Earlier this morning over 8000 people in the Twain Harte area were without power and over 1700 in Mi Wuk Village. PG&E sent a repair crew to the locations where they found there was a problem with the transformer and damaged equipment on a power pole. Almost all power has been restored with only seven customers being affected at this time.

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The Murphys Historic Hotel Presents, "The 10th Annual Chili Cook-Off!"

Posted by: News_Desk on 01/19/2017 03:50 PM
Murphys, CA...LOOK! It's a Chili Cookoff! Super Bowl Sunday! At Murphys Historic Hotel! Procedes benefit Hospice of Amador and Calaveras and The Resource Connection Food Bank.


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The Eleventh Annual Taste of Calaveras ~ Saturday, April 22nd

Posted by: News_Desk on 01/19/2017 03:27 PM
Murphys, CA...Join us for our Eleventh Annual Taste of Calaveras, a food, wine and art experience. Saturday, April 22nd 12:00 – 4:00 PM.


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Traffic Update...Traffic Hazard On Kewin Mill Road & Hillside Drive

Posted by: News_Desk on 01/19/2017 03:17 PM
Sonora, CA...CHP is reporting a piece of steel sticking straight up from the roadway on Kewin Mill Road and Hillside Drive.


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Traffic Update...Sinkhole Near Murphy Road & Lime Kiln

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/19/2017 02:15 PM
Sonora, CA...CHP is reporting a sinkhole going across three quarters of the roadway near Murphy Road and Liln Road. Please use caution in the area....


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Inauguration Concert & Lead Up Festivities From Washington DC

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/19/2017 01:57 PM
Washington, DC...Inauguration Concert & Lead Up Festivities From Washington DC

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Meadowmont & Groveland Pharmacies Can Help You Reach Your Goals!

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/19/2017 01:49 PM
Arnold & Groveland, CA...Your local Meadowmont & Groveland Pharmacies Can Help You Reach Your Goals. Click the image below for this month's health newsletter. New Year’s resolutions are so easy to make — and break. Why is it so hard to make them last? Scientists, funded by the National Institutes of Health, are learning more about how we can make healthy changes and sustain them. “Change is always possible,” says Dr. Linda Nebeling, an expert in behavioral change and nutrition at NIH. “One challenge with New Year’s resolutions is that people often set unrealistic goals. Any resolution to change needs to include small goals that are definable and accompanied by a solid plan on how you’ll get to that goal.”

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CCWD Notice Of Flushing In The Greater Valley Springs Area

Posted by: News_Desk on 01/19/2017 01:27 PM
Valley Springs, CA...The Calaveras County Water District will be flushing its entire water distribution system in the greater Valley Springs area from January 23 through the end of March. These operations may impact CCWD customers in Rancho Calaveras, Jenny Lind Township, La Contenta and Gold Creek. Due to the large size of the system, CCWD crews will be systematically working their way through portions of the service area over a period of about 10 weeks. Flushing will take place between 8 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. on weekdays.

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Over 8,000 PG&E Customers Without Power In Twain Harte Area

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/19/2017 11:43 AM
Twain Harte, CA...The recent storm wave knocked out power to over over 8,000 customers in the Twain Harte area. PG&E is assessing the problem with no firm estimate on restoral yet. There are other minor outages in our area with Mi - Wuk Village with 1705 customers without power. Arnold with 136 customers dark & Valley Springs with 3.

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Calaveras Color Run To Benefit Calaveras Youth Organizations

Posted by: News_Desk on 01/19/2017 11:30 AM
San Andreas,CA...Come out and support Calaveras Youth at the 2nd Annual Color Run! Saturday, January 28th at Calaveras High School Rain or Shine. 5K Run/Walk Starts at 8:00 am


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St. Patrick’s Helping Hands Thanks Calaveras County Foundation

Posted by: News_Desk on 01/19/2017 11:05 AM
Angels Camp,CA...St. Patrick’s Helping Hands would like to thank the Calaveras County Foundation for the $1000 donation to our Food Pantry. This “surprise grant” is part of their Seniors Aging in Place Initiative. The funding was due to a generous donation from the Federlein Family Fund of the San Francisco Community Foundation and is to help support our county’s seniors.

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Richard Burleigh Memorial Scholarship Dance

Posted by: News_Desk on 01/19/2017 10:27 AM
Sonora, CA...On January 1st, 2016, Tuolumne County awoke to the New Year with sad news that one of its best-loved arts benefactors had passed, Richard Burleigh. With nearly 40 years' experience organizing popular arts, crafts and music festivals, Burleigh will long live in the hearts of many people as the man, who brought us creative fun!Now, to honor him Burleigh's family and Tuolumne County Arts Alliance are working together to create the Richard Burleigh Memorial Scholarship to support local youth arts. "From the day he moved to Tuolumne County, Richard went to work to help create our local arts council," says TCAA's executive director Connie O'Connor-Gahagan. "He was a founding member of our arts advocacy work. With such a deep friendship, everyone at TCAA knew that we needed to help build a lasting tribute to this brilliant producer and artist."


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Greenhorn Creek Men's Club Tournament Cancelled Due To Weather

Posted by: News_Desk on 01/19/2017 10:06 AM
Angels Camp, CA...As one of Northern California’s best golf courses and communities, Greenhorn Creek offers more of the fastest, truest greens in the state. The 18-hole course was redesigned by Robert Trent Jones II and along with Mother Nature; Greenhorn Creek delivers one of California’s finest golf experiences.  You'll discover 18 holes of championship golf with 5 sets of tees ranging from 4,887 to 6,800 yards that make Greenhorn Creek Resort both challenging and enjoyable. Though Wednesday's tournament was cancelled due to inclement weather one of Greenhorn Creek's members did produce a hole in one this last week!


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Emergency CCWD Project Completed in Arnold: Water Service Returns to Normal

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/19/2017 10:02 AM
Arnold, CA...As of 8:30 this morning, CCWD completed the emergency water transmission line tie-in project and water service has returned to normal for the Arnold community. During construction projects of this nature, it is common for minerals to be dislodged from the inside walls of pipelines, which can cause customers to experience discolored water. Crews are flushing lines in the Arnold area this morning to minimize these impacts. However, it’s important to remember that even if the water is discolored, it is completely safe to drink and poses no health risk. If customers would like to flush their personal plumbing systems to remove the discolored water, they can turn on an outside faucet at the lowest point on the property and let it run until the water turns clear.

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Calaveras County Sheriff's Logs For January 18th

Posted by: News_Desk on 01/19/2017 09:11 AM
San Andreas, CA...The latest activity logs for the Calaveras County Sheriff's Deputies are attached:

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Hey Good People!! Another 10 Inches Of Fresh Powder At Bear Valley! ~ Mattly Trent

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/19/2017 06:52 AM
Bear Valley, CA....Hey Good People! 10" of new in 24hrs!!! As the system continues we'll see another 3-5" today, 2-4" tonight, 6-10" Friday, 5-9" Friday night and 2-4" for Saturday with more coming but we'll wait another day before we put those totals out. The high today is expected to be around 28F with winds out of the SSW from 13-20mph. The low tonight will come in around 26F with continues winds out of the South from 10-21mph. Expect possible delays due to weather as we will have Avalanche Control this morning and for the next handful of days. Get on up here and enjoy our "Pure Mountain Fun" ethos!!!!!! Stay tuned..................



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Angels Food & Sierra Hills Markets Weekly Specials Through Jan 24th

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/18/2017 08:29 PM
Angels Camp & Murphys, CA...Sierra Hills, Angels Food & Sierra Hills Natural Food Markets have been part of the Calaveras community since 1935. High Quality, Great Customer Service and Great Hometown Prices. "We are dedicated to providing the best to our customers. " - Mike Croshaw Wishing you Good Times & Good Cheer. Sierra Hills Market 209-728-3402 Angels Food Market 209-736-4243 We have everything you need to create memories this Holiday Season!




Click Above For Their Weekly Savings. Sierra Hills Market 209.728.3402, 117 Highway 4, Murphys. Lila and Sage Catering and Cakes 209.728.2604. Angels Food Market 209.736.4243. 396 North Main Street, Angels Camp. Save 10% When you buy 4 or more bottles of liquor or wine. Remember we already have the best prices on liquor and the biggest local wine selection.
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Human Trafficking Presentation At Mark Twain Medical Center On February 6th

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/18/2017 08:02 PM
San Andreas, CA...You are invited to a very special presentation on Human Trafficking presented by, Holly Gibbs, scheduled on February 6th, 2017 from 1200-1330. Feel free to bring your lunch and learn to recognize and respond to Human Trafficking victims. Click on the attachment for more information and feel free to print and post flyer as appropriate.

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Big Trees Market Weekly Ad & Grocery Specials Through January 24th

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/18/2017 07:42 PM
Arnold, CA...Big Trees Market Weekly Ad & Grocery Specials Through January 24th



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Some Arnold Customers May Experience Low Water Pressure Tonight

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/18/2017 07:02 PM
Arnold, CA...Some CCWD customers in Arnold may experience low water pressure tonight (January 18) through tomorrow morning (January 19), due to work on an ongoing emergency water transmission line construction project. This project was initially expected to be complete by 10 p.m. January 18, but poor weather conditions created challenging working conditions. CCWD now expects to restore normal water service to all Arnold customers by tomorrow morning. The District is grateful to the Blue Lake Springs Mutual Water Company for providing water from one of its storage tanks during this project to help supplement Arnold’s water supply and reduce the impacts to CCWD customers.

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Julie Eckardt-Cantrall is the new Chief Philanthropy Officer for the Mark Twain Medical Center Foundation.

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/18/2017 05:28 PM
San Andreas, CA...Julie Eckardt-Cantrall is the new Chief Philanthropy Officer for the Mark Twain Medical Center Foundation. Her goal is to raise awareness that individual giving plays a key role in improving health care excellence. “Awareness is the first step in fundraising,” she says. “We want people to know their personal donations to the Foundation are needed, important and appreciated. We understand that a gift of $50 may be quite a stretch for one individual, while others might choose to donate larger amounts,” she notes. “A balance of large and small gifts is essential – and each should receive equal gratitude.”


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Traffic Update....First Wave Of Storm Brings Another Wave Of Downed Trees & Snarled Roads

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/18/2017 05:15 PM
Arnold, CA...The roadways in the tri-county area are a bit of a mess with downed trees, slick roads at higher elevations and more. We were stuck in a multi vehicle slip n slide in one of the Arnold neighborhoods fro about an hour. The fairly lengthy list of the active trouble spots is enclosed. Lets be careful out there...

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Two Apprehended After Shotgun Incident At Sonora Apartment

Posted by: News_Desk on 01/18/2017 04:46 PM
Sonora, CA...In the afternoon on Sunday January 8th, a physical altercation occurred at an apartment on Chukar Circle in Sonora. The fight apparently stemmed due to using racial slurs. After the fight, several people left the apartment in a white SUV. Two of the occupants in the vehicle were identified as 20 year old Zachary Zimmerman and 19 year old Ethan Pomeroy both of Sonora. Witnesses reported that Zimmerman yelled that he would be, “Back with a blast.”


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David Vassar Receives 2017 John De Graaf Award At The 15th Annual Wild & Scenic Film Festival

Posted by: News_Desk on 01/18/2017 04:26 PM
Nevada City, CA...David Vassar, Academy Award®-nominated and Emmy® Award-winning writer, director and documentarian, was awarded the 2017 John de Graaf Award for Environmental Filmmaking at the 15th Annual Wild and Scenic Film Festival awards ceremony on Sunday, January 15, 2017. The John de Graff Award was established as a way to honor living activist filmmakers and recognizes their significant body of work about environmental issues.

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Ebbetts Pass Soccer, Spring 2017 ~ Register Now!

Posted by: News_Desk on 01/18/2017 04:19 PM
Bear Valley, CA...For spring soccer, Ebbetts Pass YSL participates in the Spring Cal Soccer League (CCSL) hosted by Cal North which provides playing opportunities for boys and girls in the U10 - U19 divisions (ages 8 - 18).

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Cottonwood Road Near Clavey River Bridge Impassable Due To Landslide

Posted by: News_Desk on 01/18/2017 03:20 PM
Sonora,CA...Cottonwood Road, which crosses the Stanislaus National Forest’s Mi-Wok and Groveland Ranger districts, is currently impassable about a quarter mile east of the Clavey River Bridge due to a large land slide. The road, known as FR 1N04, will not be cleared for some time.

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Wanted Man Captured After Attempt To Flee

Posted by: News_Desk on 01/18/2017 02:53 PM
Sonora, CA...On Wednesday, January 18th, just after 630 a.m., Officer Memmer was traveling eastbound on Stockton Road when he noticed 30-year-old Levi Elden Coon walking on the roadway edge. Officer Memmer was aware of outstanding warrants for Coon’s arrest and stopped to contact him. As Officer Memmer exited his patrol car, Coon took off running on foot.

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Twain Harte Man Under Arrest After Threatening Hospital Staff

Posted by: News_Desk on 01/18/2017 02:45 PM
Sonora, CA...On Tuesday, January 17th, just before 630 p.m., the Sonora Police Department arrested 28-year-old Steven William Gentis of Twain Harte for Criminal Threats. Sonora Police Officers had taken a report alleging that Gentis threatened to return to the hospital emergency room on a specific date with a gun. Other comments were made by Gentis indicating his intent to cause great bodily harm or death to multiple individuals at the hospital.


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Caltrans Prepares For Winter Storm Systems

Posted by: News_Desk on 01/18/2017 02:31 PM
Sacramento, CA...Caltrans’ crews statewide are preparing for the next round of winter storms and will be working 24/7 monitoring state routes and keeping roadways open and clear.


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Past 50 Local News
  1. Jerod Raymond Latina Margolis
  2. Angels Camp Main Street Plan Public Meeting January, 24th
  3. Calaveras County Seeking Proposals For Butte Fire Hazardous Tree Removal Program
  4. Crews Making Good Progress On Waterline Repairs
  5. Tuolumne County Sheriff's Logs Through January 17th
  6. Calaveras County Sheriff's Logs For January 17th
  7. Arnold Resident To Be Presented With National Wildfire Mitigation Award
  8. According to NOAA, 2016 Marks Three Consecutive Years Of Record Warmth For The Globe
  9. Reduced Police Department Lobby Hours
  10. San Andreas’s Music Director Stepping Down After 26 Years
  11. Hwy 88 Collision Takes The Lives Of 76 Year Old Pine Grove Man & His Dog.
  12. Time to Get Serious About a Balanced Budget Amendment ~ Congressman Tom McClintock
  13. Some Parts Of Arnold May Be Without Water On January 18 For Emergency Pipeline Repair!
  14. Study Finds There May A Blessing In The Curse
  15. A Thanks To All Who Participated In "Chrissy's Christmas."
  16. CTA & NEA Presidents To Join LA Educators Declaring That Schools Are Safe Havens For All Students In National Event
  17. Chelsea Manning's Sentence Commuted By President Obama, 273 Pardons & Commutations So Far
  18. Traffic Update....Fatal Head On Collision Closes Hwy 88 (Update...Roadway Now Open)
  19. Don’t Get Stuck With Medicare Late Fees ~ A Column By Greg Dill
  20. Glory Hole Sprots Big Bass Bash Fishing Tournament January, 28th
  21. Karaoke At Murphys Hotel
  22. Open Paint Wednesdays ~ Graphite Class
  23. Beer Pairing Dinner At Alchemy Market & Cafe
  24. Sonora Police Department Get More Than They Bargain For
  25. WWII Vet Wilmer Delbert Koeppen Passes Away At 96
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  27. Millions of Taxpayers Face Refund Delays in 2017
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  34. Traffic Update...Logging Truck Loses A Log Near Hwy 108 & Mono Way
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  40. Buchanan & Tafjen Attend 2017 National Pole Vault Summit In Reno
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  42. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr's. "I Have A Dream" Speech As Delivered August 28, 1963
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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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