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Mark Twain Elementary Rounds Up Kindergarteners

Posted by: Kim_Hamilton on 02/26/2015 02:37 PM
Attention all parents of prospective Kindergarten students!! Mark Twain Elementary School will be hosting Kindergarten Round-up on April 29, 2015. Registration packets can be picked up at the Mark Twain Elementary School office between the hours of 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM Monday to Friday. To obtain an appointment, completed packets should be returned to the school office on or before April 4. If you have any questions please call the school office at 736-6533 Ext. 0

State Of The Art Cardiovascular Care In The Heart Of Calaveras County

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/26/2015 01:06 PM

Le Jazz Hot Raised The Temps At Ovations Performance In Angels Camp

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/26/2015 11:31 AM
Angels Camp, CA...Calaveras Arts Council’s fourth show for the Ovations 2015 Performing Arts Series brought Le Jazz Hot, to Dr. Elliott Smart Performing Arts Center on Sunday. Le Jazz Hot is the quartet of the Hot Club of San Francisco who continue the tradition of fine French Gypsy Jazz. Their music is the offspring of Gypsy culture, 1920’s Paris, and American Jazz. Inspired by Django Reinhardt, it is sophisticated yet it has a sentimental quality. It is sometimes flamboyant. It is sometimes melancholy. Leader and guitarist, Paul Mehling, together with Isabelle Fontain on guitar and vocals, Evan Price on violin, and Jamie Mather on bass, make up the most venerable gypsy band in the US. Their music is gypsy jazz but is distinctly American. They honor Reinhardt’s style without purely imitating him and without watering down the gypsy tradition or diluting the music. Together and singularly, Le Jazz Hot’s performance is jaw dropping. These superb, multitalented musicians are impressive not only for their mastery of multiple instruments and vocals, but also for the simple joy they exude onstage...

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FCC Adopts Internet Rules Without Prior Public Disclosure

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/26/2015 11:03 AM
Washington, D.C. – Ending lingering uncertainty about the future of the Open Internet, the Federal Communications Commission today set sustainable rules of the roads that will protect free expression and innovation on the Internet and promote investment in the nation’s broadband networks. The FCC has long been committed to protecting and promoting an Internet that nurtures freedom of speech and expression, supports innovation and commerce, and incentivizes expansion and investment by America’s broadband providers. But the agency’s attempts to implement enforceable, sustainable rules to protect the Open Internet have been twice struck down by the courts....

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Kim Angelis and Josef Return to Calaveras on April 19 Launching Petroglyphe’s Sunday Fine Art Concert Series

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/26/2015 10:14 AM
Mokelumne Hill, CA...Mokelumne Hill is alive with music and art in 2015, and Petroglyphe Gallery is at its center. Calaveras welcomes our beloved Sky Song Duo, Kim Angelis and Josef to open another fabulous season of intimate concerts at the Quarry Hill Studio in the gallery. This concert is truly special and is limited to just 50 guests. So, purchase your tickets right away, as it is sure to quickly sell out. Have a conversation with Kim and Josef in this warm and artful setting. You’ll enjoy light appetizers and Metzger fine wines, surrounded by creative treasures....

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Bear Valley Weather & Conditions Update ~By Mattly Trent

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/26/2015 09:56 AM
Bear Valley, CA... Hey Good People! Mostly sunny today with a high near 50. North northwest wind 5 to 11 mph becoming northeast in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph. Tonight - A 30% chance of snow with a night time low around 32F, less than 1/2" expected. Snow levels for this system could push down to the 4000' range and possibly a bit lower. Cooler temps will also play a vital role in the coming event. Stay tuned for more on that system and what is slated for next week also. Bring the family and friends up for some "Pure Mtn Fun" as it's a great time to take advantage of some of the deals we have going on. Check our web and our Facebook page for more info on upcoming events. All open Lifts will be running from 9:30am-3:30pm Monday thru Thursday this week. Stay tuned for more info.....Peace Out, Mattly

Calaveras Wranglers 4-H Club Wants Members!

Posted by: Kim_Hamilton on 02/26/2015 09:37 AM
The Calaveras Wranglers 4-H Horse Club is in need of 4-H volunteer leaders, who can help teach youth members about horse and pony projects that are of interest to them. We’re also looking for new members to join our club. Do you have a love of horses? This is the club for you! Members must be 9 years old by December 31st to join....
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Calaveras County Sheriff's Logs For February 16-25, 2015

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/26/2015 09:31 AM
San Andreas, CA...The latest activity logs for the Calaveras County Sheriff's Deputies are enclosed...

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GRAND OPENING of Market 49 on Saturday February 28, 2015 8am to 8pm

Posted by: Kim_Hamilton on 02/26/2015 09:25 AM
Angels Camp, CA...Please join Market 49, Destination Angels Camp and the Angels Camp Business Association at for the official. GRAND OPENING of Market 49 on Saturday February 28, 2015 8am to 8pm, 1267 South Main Street, Angels Camp. Market 49 has a full day of tastings, giveaways and more planned for you! The Ribbon Cutting Ceremony will be officiated by Angels Camp Mayor Wes Kulm at 6pm. Come spend the day or pop in for some tastings, but be sure to show your Angels Camp support for the hardworking owners and staff at Market 49!!!...
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CHP San Andreas San Andreas Hosts Teen Driving Class

Posted by: Kim_Hamilton on 02/26/2015 09:20 AM
San Andreas, CA...The leading cause of death for Americans 15-20 years old is motor vehicle collisions, (According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration) and the CHP’s goal is to reduce the death rate among teenagers as the result of these collisions. In order to address this alarming trend, the CHP developed a program called Start Smart. Start Smart is aimed at helping newly licensed and future licensed teenage drivers understand the critical responsibilities of driving and to understand that accidents do happen, but collisions are 100 percent preventable. ...
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Amador Fire Safe Council Gets Big Check!

Posted by: Kim_Hamilton on 02/26/2015 09:16 AM
Thanks to everyone who celebrated PG&E's "Big Check" award this morning! This project is for hazard fuel reduction to reduce wildfire in several targeted neighborhoods in Amador County (KC Ranchettes, Toyon Road Association, and Woodland Road Association).


The Calaveras County Council Of Government Board To Meet March 4th

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/26/2015 09:14 AM
San Andreas, CA...The CCOG Board will be back in action on March 4th at 6:30pm in the Board of Supervisors Chambers in San Andreas. The agenda is enclosed.. The Appaloosa & Hwy 4 Intersection, financial reports & much more. The agenda is enclosed....
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Murphys to Markleeville – “The Schedule” – February 27 to March 7

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/26/2015 07:26 AM
Arnold, CA...“The Schedule” is published every Thursday by the Ebbetts Pass Visitors Center and includes everything happening from Murphys to Markleeville. For more detailed info visit The Schedule. Please come by and pick one up or contact the Visitors Center at to have your event included in “The Schedule.”

Click Above For Larger Image Or Full Text Version Is Enclosed....
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This Week at the Angels Camp CHS Thrift Store Adoption Center – DRAKE & RAVE!

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/26/2015 07:19 AM
Angels Camp, CA...Stop by the Calaveras Humane Society's Thrift Store Cat Adoption Center in Angels Camp, located in Angels Town Center at 240 S. Main St./Hwy 49 (open Thurs.-Sat., 11am to 5pm). Drake & Rave will be there, along with other irresistible kitties! We will also have kitties available to meet you at our Arnold Adoption Center, located in Meadowmont Center next to Big Trees Market (open Thurs.-Sat., 10am to 5pm). Come in and meet some kitties!

Click on photo to view our Kitty Catalog
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'Jihadi John' in ISIS Videos Identified

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/26/2015 07:15 AM
London, UK...Reuters is reporting, citing BBC and The Washington Post, that friends have identified "Jihadi John" as Mohammed Emwazi, a British national.


Switch To HR Block & Save!

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/18/2015 09:36 AM

Traffic Update....Overturned Yukon Near Hwy 12 & Hwy 49

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/25/2015 11:21 PM
San Andreas, CA....Crews are working an accident where a Yukon has gone off the roadway and is now 15ft down and embankment on it's side. Please use caution in the area...
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Shop Local! Sierra Hills, Angels Food & Sierra Hills Natural Food Markets. Weekly Specials For February 25 - March 3rd. Time For Heart Healthy Sushi

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/25/2015 10:19 PM
Murphys & Angels Camp, 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 over the "Moon" about our fresh and delicious sushi. Prepared by Moon from Mermaid Sushi ever day in our Angels Market. Moon can make custom orders, special requests and crowd pleasing party platters. Call us at 209-736-4243 to order yours.

Moon's Sushi is Not Only Melt-Jn-Your-Mouth Delicious But Also Beautiful Works Of Art.

Click Above For Their Weekly Savings. Do you know you can now text your deli orders to the stores? For Sierra Hills Market the number is 209-753-7115. For Angels Food Market the number is (209)-753-7331. Now that is easy!! Senior Days now Tuesdays and Wednesdays! 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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Mokelumne Hill Conference Welcomes Writers on May 1~3rd

Posted by: Kim_Hamilton on 02/25/2015 09:35 PM
Mokelumne Hill, CA...Mokelumne Hill’s historic Hotel Leger will be the scene of the 10th annual Gold Rush Writers Conference to be held May 1, 2, and 3rd. The event will offer a choice of 17 interactive workshops covering all facets of the writing craft lead by award winning novelists, memoirists, screen writers, academics, poets and journalists as well as readings and specialty talks....
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Please Join in Celebration of John Webb's Retirement

Posted by: Kim_Hamilton on 02/25/2015 09:30 PM
Valley Springs, CA...Mar-Val Store Director John Webb is retiring after 39 loyal years. Join Mar-Val this Friday, February 27, from 11 am to 3 pm to celebrate John's retirement. "We are sure it will mean a lot to John to wish him well and thank him for his service over the years. See you there!"

Prescribed Burn on the Stanislaus National Forest

Posted by: Kim_Hamilton on 02/25/2015 09:20 PM
Sonora, CA....If conditions permit, the Stanislaus National Forest will conduct a seven day broadcast underburn of approximately 173 acres on the Mi-Wok Ranger District starting Monday. The project area is located a half mile south of long Barn on Forest Road 3N90, close to the 3N01 intersection. Smoke may be visible from Highway 108 in the Mi-Wuk or Long Barn area....
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James Lantry Found Alive In Wooded Area

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/25/2015 03:22 PM
Arnold, CA...On 02/25/15 at about 1:50pm today, the Calaveras County Sheriff’s Department has located missing person James Francis Lantry alive. James Lantry was found in a wooded area in the Blue Lake Springs sub-division. Lantry’s medical condition is unknown at this time. Medical personnel have been dispatched to the area to check on Lantry...

Above is part of a very happy search team as they debrief and get ready for the next search at the EPFD Conference Room

UPDATE....Mr. Lantry Has Been Located Alive and in Good Condition.....Surrounding Counties Join The Search For Missing Jim Lantry. Citizens Can Help By Checking Their Properties

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/25/2015 11:13 AM
Arnold, CA...UPDATE AS OF 2PM....Mr. Lantry has been located alive. More details to follow. 2:30pm....He was located in the drainage in the Pinebrook area. Initial reports are he is in relatively good condition. His wife has been notified. On behalf of all of us at we would like to thank all of those in the search and rescue of Mr. Lantry. With the cold overnight temps, chances of a positive outcome seemed slim. Everyone is very happy here at the Command Center!! Great job crews! More updates to follow as we receive....

Above Is A File Photo We Have Of Jim Lantry On The Left In Front Of The Sheriff's Substation A Couple Years Ago. Below Is A Photo Sent By The Sheriff's Dept Tonight

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Bear Valley Weather & Conditions Update ~By Mattly Trent

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/25/2015 08:09 AM
Bear Valley, CA...Hey Good People! Sunny today with a high near 56. North northeast wind 5 to 7 mph. Another day of beautiful weather then we should see the next system move in Thursday evening and sticking around thru the weekend. If all goes well and the storm track stays in position we could pick up anywhere from 3-9" of new snow. Snow levels for this sytem could push down to the 4000' range and possibly a bit lower. Cooler temps will also play a vital role in the coming event. Stay tuned for more on that system and what is slated for next week also. Bring the family and friends up for some "Pure Mtn Fun" as it's a great time to take advantage of some of the deals we have going on. Check our web and our Facebook page for more info on upcoming events. All open Lifts will be running from 9:30am-3;30pm Monday thru Friday this week. Stay tuned for more info........ Peace Out, Mattly

‘American Sniper’ Jurors Give Interview About Case’s Verdict

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/25/2015 07:52 AM
Eddie Ray Routh was found guilty of capital murder of former Navy SEAL Chris Kyle.


Make Plans To Attend The 6th Annual Spring Health Fair

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/25/2015 07:40 AM

BOE Lowers Gasoline Excise Tax Rate 6 Cents

Posted by: Kim_Hamilton on 02/24/2015 08:12 PM
Culver City, CA... Members of the California State Board of Equalization (BOE) today voted to lower the excise tax rate for gasoline by $0.06 for Fiscal Year (FY) 2015-16 during their meeting today in Culver City. “This gas tax cut, although less than originally proposed, is still good news for overtaxed Californians, who currently pay both higher gas prices and higher taxes than residents of other states. But even after this tax cut takes effect July 1, Californians will continue to pay more gas ...

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Search Is On For Missing Arnold Man...Updated Wearing Blue Sweatshirt

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/24/2015 07:52 PM
Arnold, CA...(Update...Not located yet as of 7am) Calaveras Sheriff Department is currently conducting a search for a missing Arnold man 83 year old Jim Lantry. He left his residence in Pinebrook area on foot at approximately 4 pm and has not returned. He is 6 foot tall about 165 pounds gray hair brown eyes, last seen wearing a blue sweatshirt and blue jeans. If you have information regarding this subject please contact Calaveras Sheriff at 209-754-6500. UPDATE as of 9:54pm...We stopped by the Pinbrook Clubhouse that is serving as a command post for the search. The full Calaveras County Search & Rescue Team and teams of deputies are doing a grid search of the area. They are covering lots of ground but as of this time Mr. Lantry has still not been located.

Above Is A File Photo We Have Of Jim Lantry On The Left In Front Of The Sheriff's Substation A Couple Years Ago. Below Is A Photo Sent By The Sheriff's Dept Tonight


George Runner Responds to Gas Tax Vote

Posted by: Kim_Hamilton on 02/24/2015 06:10 PM
George Runner today issued the following statement after a 5-0 Board of Equalization vote to reduce the state’s gasoline excise tax rate by 6 cents, from 36 cents to 30 cents, effective July 1 of this year: “This gas tax cut, although less than originally proposed, is still good news for overtaxed Californians, who currently pay both higher gas prices and higher taxes than residents of other states....
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Caltrans Keeps Motorists Above Water During Flooding

Posted by: Kim_Hamilton on 02/24/2015 06:05 PM
Humboldt County, CA...Watch Caltrans’ latest News Flash video for an on-site look at floodwater inundation on the northern coast of California's state highway system. The North Coast was hit by a storm series generated by an “atmospheric river,” a weather pattern that is known to create unusual amounts of rainfall in exceptionally short periods of time. This atmospheric river closed the rainfall deficit from the past few months in only two days, leading to flooding near rivers and in low-lying areas...
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Spring Obsession Art Show & Reception Coming up on March 7th!

Posted by: Kim_Hamilton on 02/24/2015 06:00 PM
Murphys, CA....The 17th Annual Spring Obsession Art Show will take place on March 7th and 8th at Ironstone Vineyards! The art show will be open to the public and will feature art in action, cooking demonstrations and much more! March 7th from 4–6:30 p.m. there will also be a Gourmet Food & Wine Reception open to the public! The cost is $25.00 per person, or $20.00 for Wine Club Members....
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What’s Happening in Murphys this Week February 25 through March 7, 2015

Posted by: Kim_Hamilton on 02/24/2015 05:46 PM
Murphys, CA...March Artist Showings at Art on Main - Sue King will be the featured artist during the month of March at Art on Main. Be sure to stop in and see their decorations on Irish Day and enjoy their treats! Tuesdays at Alchemy - Winemakers Night - Every Tuesday is Winemaker's Night at Alchemy, featuring local wines, free live music on our patio from 5:30-8, our entire regular menu, plus wine paired specials. Call 209-728-0700 for reservations or visit our event page at ..
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Assault with a Deadly Weapon Arrests

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/24/2015 03:28 PM
Sonora, CA...22 February 2015, at approx. 11:59 am, Officers from the Sonora Police Department responded to a reported large physical fight in progress in the parking lot of 420 Greenley Road. When officers arrived, they contacted several individuals who had been involved in the fight....
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Traffic Update.....Accident Near Gold Strike Rd / Neilsen Rd

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/24/2015 01:02 PM
San Andreas, CA...Crews are working a bead on collision near Gold Strike Rd / Neilsen Rd. Lanes are blocked and please use caution in the area

Angels Trading Post Has Everything To Keep You Moving!!!

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/24/2015 12:09 PM
Angels Camp, CA...The Angels Trading Post has friendly smiles and even a Free Soda with every fill up! Stop and say hi and top off your tanks today! Angels Trading Post has everything you need to keep you Hopping when you visit our area. Great Prices on Gas, Drinks, Sodas, Java City Coffees and more. They also accept E.B.T. cards.and have great prices on tobacco products. They are open everyday from 5am to Midnight!! Stop by and see the Singh's today at the corner of Hwy 49 & Hwy 4.

Don't Worry...Let Cadger Consulting Take Care Of Your Tax Needs!!

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/24/2015 10:48 AM

Randall M. Lagomarsino 1948 - 2015

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/24/2015 10:15 AM
Murphys, CA...Randall “Randy” Michael Lagomarsino, born Sept. 9, 1948, passed on Saturday Feb. 21, 2015 at the age of 66. Randy was born and raised in Murphys, CA. After graduating from Calaveras High School and attending Columbia College he went on to work and retire from PG&E after 40 years as a meter reader. Randy also served on the UPA, UPUD and Murphys Sanitary. In his free time he loved to spend time on his ranch with his 6 grandchildren...
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The Arnold Mark Twain Medical Team Is Ready To Serve

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/24/2015 10:09 AM

30 Injured & One Deceased In Oxnard Train Crash

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/24/2015 08:48 AM
Oxnard, CA...(Fox News) At least 30 people were injured when three Los Angeles-bound Metrolink train cars derailed after the train was involved in a fiery collision with a vehicle Tuesday morning between Oxnard and Camarillo. The vehicle was on the Ventura County Line tracks at the time of the collision, just before 6 a.m., according to Metrolink. Several cars were on their sides near 5th Street and Rice Avenue and the vehicle, described as a utility truck, was on fire after the crash about 80 miles northwest of Los Angeles...

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Greenhorn Creek Resort Men’s Golf Club Results for Wednesday February 18, 2015

Posted by: Kim_Hamilton on 02/24/2015 08:46 AM
Angels Camp, CA....The Game: BEST BALL CHAPMAN or PINEHURST; Two Flights Flight One Winners. 1st Place: Bill Gideon and Bill Brauner 2nd Place: Ken Neft and Chris Niehuis. 3rd Place Tie: Vincent Boucher and Buddy Robinson 3rd Place Tie: Rick Parker and Mark Weinheimer...

Pictured Above: Flight One 1st Place winners Bill Brauner and Bill Gideon

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The Premier of "88 Days" Filled Angels Camp With Twain On Saturday Night

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/24/2015 08:31 AM
Angels Camp, CA...The Mark Twain Biopic “88 Days” Premiered on Saturday night at the filled performing arts center in Angels Camp. The film captures the pivotal time for Mr. Twain when he found his voice and made the transformation from reluctant newspaper man into the literary icon he became. His yarn about the Celebrated Jumping Frogs of Calaveras County made that transformation possible for him. It was pivotal for our area as well as it has colored much of our post gold rush history. From towns such as Twain Harte to Bret Harte High School and our annual celebration of all things Frog. Those 88 Days live on....

Click Above To Purchase DVDs & For More Info The Film & This 'n That
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Mother Lode Bonsai Club’s Back-to-Basics Public Demo

Posted by: Kim_Hamilton on 02/24/2015 08:07 AM
San Andreas, CA...The Mother Lode Bonsai Club will present the second part of its back-to-basics demonstration on Saturday, March 7. Wiring and styling techniques will be presented by Joan Scroggs of Columbia as part of the club’s monthly agenda. This free demonstration will follow the member meeting, which starts at 10 a.m. at the former Calaveras County Water District office, located at 423 E. St. Charles Street (Hwy. 49) in San Andreas. ...
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Murphys' Jenna Seim Earns Dean's List Honors At Elmhurst

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/24/2015 12:51 AM
Elmhurst, IL...Murphys' resident Jenna Seims has earned her way onto the Dean's List at Elmhurst. Elmhurst College is a leading liberal arts college located eight miles west of Chicago. The Dean’s List is compromised of students, who during the semester concerned, attained a grade-point average of 3.75 or higher (out of a possible 4.00). The College’s mission is to prepare its students for meaningful and ethical work in a multicultural, global society. Approximately 3,200 full- and part-time students are enrolled in its 25 undergraduate academic departments and more than 15 graduate degree programs. The attached list is comprised of students whose hometown is outside of Illinois....

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Calaveras Community Foundation Receives Save Mart Donation

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/24/2015 12:14 AM
Angels Camp, CA...Calaveras Community Foundation (CCF) has received a generous $5000 donation from Save Mart Supermarkets. Funds are to benefit the Career and Technical Training (C&TT) Scholarship Fund. At this level of donation, Save Mart moves into the ranks of a corporate partner and CCF is most grateful for Save Mart’s continued support...

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Spring Has Sprung At Calaveras Lumber

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/24/2015 12:06 AM
Angels Camp, CA...Come and see our gift department! The spring décor is beginning to come out!

Join Irish Family Vineyards for "Ladies Night Out" This Thursday, February 26th!

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/28/2015 11:28 PM

Crime Spree & Arrest In Tuolumne County

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/23/2015 11:34 PM
Sonora, CA...During the morning of 20 February 2015, Christopher Warfield, 37 of Oakdale, was released from the Tuolumne County Jail, where he had been booked by the Sheriff’s Department on a warrant and for tampering with a vehicle. Warfield is on felony probation out of Stanislaus County for numerous violations, including burglary and possession of stolen property....
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Don't Miss You're The Top

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/23/2015 10:30 PM

Traffic Update...Big Rig Partially Off Roadway Near Wards Ferry Rd / Powell Ranch Rd

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/23/2015 01:58 PM
Sonora, CA...Crews are on the way to help in an accident near Wards Ferry Rd / Powell Ranch Rd where a big rig is partially is off the roadway. The bridge will have to be closed while they remove the truck. There is also a horse in the roadway near Paloma Rd / Goodell Rd. An unspecified traffic hazard near Sr4 / Obyrnes Ferry Rd and another animal hazard near S Petersburg Rd / Lime Creek Rd. Let's be careful out there...

BOE to Consider Lower Excise Tax Rate for Gasoline Rate Could Drop from 36 to 28.5 Cents Per Gallon

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/23/2015 12:54 PM
Sacramento, CA...Members of the California State Board of Equalization (BOE) will vote on whether to lower the excise tax rate on gasoline by 7.5 cents during its February 24, 2015 meeting at 5901 Green Valley Circle, Room 207, in Culver City. If adopted, the 28.5 cent excise tax will become effective on July 1, 2015 and last through June 30, 2016. Currently, drivers pay 36 cents per gallon in state excise tax. State law requires the Board to set the rate for the coming fiscal year by March 1st of each year, following a complicated formula known as the “fuel tax swap.” More information and a video explanation of this process is available here...
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  1. Thank you Mark Twain Health Care District and Mark Twain Medical Center Foundation!
  2. Traffic Update...Cow Grazing Near Mountain Ranch Rd / Michel Rd
  3. Weather System To Clear Out After Today...Next System To Appear This Weekend
  4. (Updated) 30 Year Old, Reanna Renee Silveira From San Andreas Woman Loses Life In Early Morning Accident
  5. The Big Tax Return Sale Going On Now At 49er Motors
  6. Joey Logano wins 2015 Daytona 500
  7. Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) Wins 2015 Oscar for Best Picture
  8. Bear Valley Weather & Conditions Update, It's Snowing In Bear Valley & Every Snow Gun Is Blowing ~By Mattly Trent
  9. Early Morning Fataltiy On Hwy 49
  10. Shop Local! Sierra Hills, Angels Food & Sierra Hills Natural Food Markets. Weekly Specials For February 18-24! It's Sandwich Time!
  11. HOT Jazz is coming to Angels Camp on Sunday, February 22
  12. Bear Valley Weather & Conditions Update ~By Mattly Trent
  13. Stop By Shirt Tales For Fashions For Men & Women
  14. Traffic Update...Overtruned Vehicle Near SR49 / Sims Rd
  15. President Obama's Weekly Address: We Should Make Sure the Future Is Written by Us
  16. The Big Ace Bag Sale Going On Now
  17. Film Release and World Premier: 88 Days in the Motherlode…Mark Twain finds his Voice!
  18. Sonora Police Department Recognizes Employees & Volunteers of the Year.
  19. Business Community Turns Out For Mixer At New MTMC Heart Center
  20. Vehicle Pursuit Ends In Arrest In San Andreas
  21. Gotta Luv BV
  22. Traffic Update...Cement In Roadway Near Sr49 / Mountain Ranch Rd
  23. Giants Manager Bochy Has Stents Inserted After Experiencing Discomfort
  24. Traffic Update...Vehicle Overside & Through Fence In Twain Harte
  25. Market49 in Angels presents the grandest of Grand Openings Feb. 28
  26. Traffic Update....Vehicle vs Motorcycle Near S Burson Rd / Olive Orchard Rd
  27. CWA Get Together Dinner March 25, 2015
  28. Lake Tulloch May Shrink Significantly This Summer
  29. New National Nutritional Guidlines On The Way
  30. 30th Annual Calaveras County Science Fair Is March 14th
  31. ACLU Lawsuit Charges Calaveras County with Unconstitutionally Promoting One Particular Religious Belief
  32. Yes There Are Turkeys Residing In Calaveras County...Even In Arnold
  33. Make Plans To Attend Irish Family Viniyards Winemaker Dinner
  34. New Arrivals at The Clothes Mine in Historic Angels Camp!
  35. Bear Valley Weather & Conditions Update ~By Mattly Trent
  36. Agenda For Board of Supervisors Regular Meeting 2/24/2015 9:00 AM
  37. Fair Opens Up Outhouse Competition
  38. Win At Trip To Ireland Murphys Irish Day Raffle
  39. This Week at the Arnold CHS Thrift Store Cat Adoption Center – CALLI!
  40. Murphys to Markleeville – “The Schedule” – February 20 to February 28
  41. Two Patients After "Superbug" Infection At UCLA Medical Center
  42. Make Plans To Attend The Chamber Mixer At MTMC's New Heart Center
  43. Come Join BHAM This Season At The World Class Bret Harte Aquatic Center! (Updated...26 New Members Added!)
  44. President Obama at Closing of the Summit on Countering Violent Extremism
  45. Traffic Update...Vehicle Accident Near Sr12 / Sr26
  46. Awesome View! 20 Mountain Top Acres with Home! Only 9,000
  47. Shop Local For All Your Ink & Toner Needs At Cartridge Suppy Ink In Angels Camp
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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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