San Andreas, CA...Effective Friday, October 28, 2016 at 8 a.m. the burn permit suspension in Tuolumne-Calaveras Unit (TCU) of CAL FIRE will be lifted, which will affect State Responsibility Areas within Tuolumne County, Calaveras County, Eastern Stanislaus County and Eastern San Joaquin County. CAL FIRE TCU Unit Chief, Josh White, is formally cancelling the burn permit suspension and advises that those possessing current and valid residential burn permits can now resume burning on permissible burn days.
Calaveras Council Of Governments Regular Meeting November 2nd
Posted by: News_Desk on 10/27/2016 10:58 AM
San Andreas, CA...The Calaveras Council of Goverments (CCOG) will be hosting a regular meeting on Wednesday, November 2nd. On the agenda the Council of Governments will be going over several reports including the Caltrans report, staff, transit and city reports. There will also be discussion Regarding the Background of Mobility Management Grant, Grant Requirements, and Board options.
San Andreas, CA...Below are Calaveras County Taxpayer interviews with Barden Stevenot, proponent and Vicky Reinke, opponent. Measure D proposes a comprehensive regulation structure for commercial cannabis farming. Both community leaders are highly respected and are seeking a better tomorrow for Calaveras County.
‘Trick or Treat Street At The Square’ Coming To Copperopolis October 31
Posted by: thepinetree on 10/22/2016 09:52 AM
Copperopolis, CA...Copperopolis Town Square – the Castle & Cooke California-owned events, shopping and entertainment gathering place in Calaveras County – will host its annual “Trick or Treat Street at the Square” on Monday, Oct. 31 from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. The free, family-friendly Halloween festivities are scheduled to include free candy and live music by The Kool Shifters. A costume contest will also be held with prizes awarded in four categories: Ages 1-4, Ages 5-8, Ages 9-12 and Adults. For those who wish to get a jump start on Holiday shopping, all Town Square stores will be open for business.
Murphys, CA...Make your reservations for The Phantom of The Opera at Ironstone Vineyards before time runs out. The silent film will be accompanied by live music from the Alhambra Pipe Organ in the Alhambra Music Room.
Murphys, CA...Join us to celebrate what is sure to be an amazing Harvest. We will kick back on the lawn (weather permitting) or hang out on the porch while we enjoy the sounds of Jill Warren(2 to 4) and the tasty pizzas of Old Skool Pies available for purchase 12 to 18 dollars.(1 to 4).
Decorate Your Home For The Holidays At Arnold Consign Design
Posted by: thepinetree on 10/08/2016 09:44 AM
Arnold, CA...Arnold Design Consign has a beautiful showroom filled with new, consigned and beautiful objects, furniture, decorations and more. Stop by and see them at 925 Hwy 4 in Arnold.
Make Plans Now For Snow Removal 209.795.5686
Posted by: thepinetree on 09/28/2016 11:27 AM
Arnold, CA...Make Plans Now For Snow Removal 209.795.5686
23 Arrested In Connection With Illegal Marijuana Grows Near West Point
Posted by: News_Desk on 10/26/2016 04:39 PM
West Point, CA...On 10-25-16 the Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant on 3 addresses near West Point California for illegal cultivation of marijuana. A total of 7700 pounds (over 3 tons) of marijuana and other substances were seized and destroyed or taken as evidence. Investigators located approximately 1000-1500 pounds of marijuana that was processed, dried and ready for use, transportation or sales. Several hundred pounds were discovered packaged to be shipped or transported elsewhere. A total of 1048 plants were eradicated. Just under $13,000 in cash was seized as evidence.
Enjoy Live Music at Milliaire's "Harvest Happy Hour"
Posted by: News_Desk on 10/26/2016 03:24 PM
Murphys, CA...Join us for our FREE Fall Concert Series! Make Harvest Happy Hour your before dinner stop to enjoy live local music & wine specials on our Creekside Patio! October 29th will feature live music by Ras Beeken Dan!
Bikers Ride For Trump & Pence To Show Their Support
Posted by: thepinetree on 10/26/2016 02:13 PM
White Pines, CA...This last Saturday morning local bikers that support the Trump & Pence ticket for President rode from Valley Springs to White Pines Park in the Arnold area. After the ride they had lunch and rallied for their cause. With almost no shot of Trump taking California some of their discussions were on how to help get out the vote in battleground states. We have a few photos and video for you (Audio Level is a bit low)
New Fall Fashions at The Clothes Mine in Angels Camp!
Posted by: thepinetree on 10/26/2016 01:07 PM
Angels Camp, CA...Fall is here, and with that comes cooler temps! Stop in and see our great selection of tops, tunics and jeans. We are located at 220 South Main Street next to the Angels Camp Medical Clinic. Stop by or give us a call at 209.890.7532. We look forward to seeing you!
Arnold, CA...Chapel welcomes the community by hosting the 5th annual Trunk-or-Treat event in October. This event is completely free to the community and includes fun Fall activities, trick-or-treating in the parking lot, and FREE hotdogs and nachos. Trick-or-Treating, Bounce House, Crafts & Games, Apple Pressing... fresh cider, yummy!
SRMC Ladies Night Out Winners Announced
Posted by: News_Desk on 10/26/2016 12:12 PM
Sonora, CA...Sonora Regional Medical Center hosted the fourth annual Ladies Night Out for Breast Health Awareness in downtown Sonora on October 6, 2016. Approximately 400 participants enjoyed a fun and educational evening in downtown Sonora, with 30 businesses participating in the passport book and offering special deals and giveaways. Sonora Regional Medical Center staffed nurses and other employees at each of the 30 businesses to answer questions about breast health with topics ranging from prevention and screening to cancer treatments and outcomes.
Statement From Secretary Of Defense Ash Carter On California National Guard Bonus Payments
Posted by: News_Desk on 10/26/2016 10:16 AM
Washington, DC...There is no more important responsibility for the Department of Defense than keeping faith with our people. That means treating them fairly and equitably, honoring their service and sacrifice, and keeping our word. Today, in keeping with that obligation, I am ordering a series of steps to ensure fair treatment for thousands of California National Guard soldiers who may have received incentive bonuses and tuition assistance improperly as a result of errors and in some cases criminal behavior by members of the California National Guard.
Sacramento, CA...Halloween is the celebration of all things scary. For children, this means dressing up as their favorite characters and enjoying tricks and treats. For adults, the celebration often involves alcohol. Unfortunately, Halloween is also known for having the highest number of child-pedestrian deaths all year and ranks among the worst for holiday-related DUI crashes and deaths. The California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) and California Highway Patrol (CHP) are providing tips to trick-or-treaters, parents, and partygoers to keep everyone safe this Halloween.
Shop Local! Sierra Hills, Angels Food & Sierra Hills Natural Food Markets Weekly Specials Through November 1st
Posted by: thepinetree on 10/26/2016 09:31 AM
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 dedicated to providing the best to our customers. " - Mike Croshaw Wishing you Good Times, Good Cheer, and a Great 2016. Sierra Hills Market 209-728-3402 Angels Food Market 209-736-4243
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.
Sonora, CA...We have a strong and committed sales staff with many years of experience satisfying our customers' needs. Feel free to browse our inventory online, request more information about vehicles, set up a test drive or inquire about financing!
Mark Twain Health Care District Sponsors 4th Annual “Golden Health Awards"
Posted by: News_Desk on 10/25/2016 03:18 PM
San Andreas, CA...Mark Twain Health Care District (MTHCD) and Mark Twain Medical Center Foundation will host the fourth annual “Golden Health Awards" at Mark Twain Medical Center on February 8, 2017. The Golden Health Award was established in 2013 to recognize and award selected health care organizations and individuals who have made a positive impact to the health and wellness of the Calaveras County community. Health care professionals selected for nomination are chosen from Community Health Based 501 (c)(3 Organizations, Public Health Programs, and Behavioral Health Programs that operate in Calaveras County. Agencies or Organizations that operate in multiple counties are eligible for nomination, however funds received as an award or grant must be used in Calaveras County to promote the health and wellness of the community.
It Was A Grand, Grand Opening At Nexthome Utica Properties
Posted by: thepinetree on 10/25/2016 02:02 PM
Angels Camp, CA...A Grand Opening welcoming NextHome Utica Properties was held last Friday, October 21st at 4pm with On hand were many members of the community including Mayor Wes Kulm who officiated at the red-ribbon cutting ceremony and Nexthome CEO, James Dwiggins. Located at 1239 S. Main Street in downtown Angels Camp, NextHome is a new name in real estate services featuring two familiar faces in the real estate business and a growing list of associates with names that speak volumes about deep local knowledge and history of our area...
Above are Nexthome Utica Properties' Heather Donatelli, Jeff Rasmussen, Tammy Dillashaw, Kenton Airola & Nexthome CEO, James Dwiggins
Calaveras County Eases Possible Election Security Concerns
Posted by: News_Desk on 10/25/2016 01:37 PM
San Andreas, CA...Concerns are rising about electronic voting systems changing votes or the potential for hackers manipulating the votes. As the Registrar of Voters for Calaveras County the security of our Election is always my top priority. All votes in Calaveras are made on paper ballots. The ballots are then read by a scanner; either at your local polling place or at the Elections Office, but that is not where the vote counting ends. The day after the election we begin an audit often referred to as a canvass.
Long Time Friend Of Calaveras County Fair Announces Retirement
Posted by: News_Desk on 10/25/2016 12:29 PM
Angels Camp, CA...Jeff Johnson has been part of Friends of the Calaveras County Fair since its inception in 2009. He served both as the board's president, vice president and Junior Livestock Committee representative. He was instrumental in bringing back the historic Whiskerino Dinner Dance, construction of the Ranch house, water line projects and much more. Jeff has a deep love for the Fair. His passion has been evident in his accomplishments on behalf of the Fairgrounds.
Hospice Of Amador & Calaveras Receives $5,000 Grant From Sutter Health
Posted by: News_Desk on 10/25/2016 12:01 PM
Jackson, CA...Hospice of Amador & Calaveras recently received another generous grant from The Sutter Health Valley Area. The $5,000 grant supports Hospice of Amador & Calaveras’ Amador County Respite Program. The program provides additional respite care services for caregivers in Amador County.
Calaveras Residents Urged To Prevent Flu This Season With Flu Shot
Posted by: News_Desk on 10/25/2016 10:28 AM
Calaveras County, CA...Dr. Dean Kelaita, Health Officer, is urging Calaveras County Residents to get vaccinated against influenza (the flu) as soon as possible. Localized flu activity has already been reported in 1 California County, where an elderly person has died due to flu-related complications.
Prescribed Control Burn To Begin In Groveland Ranger District & Stanislaus National Forest
Posted by: News_Desk on 10/25/2016 09:32 AM
Sonora, CA...Fire crews will begin ignitions Monday, November 1st, on the China 04 Understory Burn approximately four miles northeast of Greeley Hill along Forest Road 1S29, 2S28, and 2S17 on the Groveland Ranger District, Stanislaus National Forest, weather and air quality conditions permitting.
Mark Twain Medical Center Says Thank You On Behalf Of 467 Kindergarteners!
Posted by: thepinetree on 10/25/2016 09:29 AM
San Andreas, CA...Mark Twain Medical Center says Thank You to our 2016 Teddy Bear Clinic Partners who helped them play host & educate 467 Kindergarteners. Thanks to California Highway Patrol San Andreas, PHI Air Medical, California Highway Patrol Air Operations, East Bay Municipal Utility District, San Andreas Fire Department, American Legion Ambulance & CAL FIRE.
Police Catch Up With Man Accused Of Felony Hit & Run
Posted by: News_Desk on 10/25/2016 09:02 AM
Murphys, CA...On 24 October 2016, an employee of a café in Murphys called the Sonora Police Department, after observing Louis Page inside the café. Page was wanted for questioning regarding a felony hit and run accident, which occurred on 18 October 2016, at the intersection of N. Washington and Elkin Streets, sending a pedestrian to the hospital with major injuries.
San Andreas, CA...On 10/18/16 at approx. 02:50 a.m. the Calaveras County Sheriff's Office received a report of a marijuana robbery on Bummerville Rd near West Point,CA. Deputies responded to the scene and took a report from one victim who reported the following information. The victim reported that a suspect arrived at the location while the victim was working trimming marijuana.
Angels Camp, CA...Rita was born in 1919 to Irish Catholic farmers in Centralia, Kansas where she lived with her ten siblings. She also met her future husband Ray, in the same small community. In 1941 they moved to Northern California where they were married. In 1951 they moved their family to San Jose where they raised four children. Rita was very involved with church and school activities. After Ray retired in 1978 they moved to Angels Camp with their son Brian. Again Rita was involved with church and community activities. Her hands were always busy, either holding a book, knitting needles or a crochet hook. Many babies were kept warm with her blankets.
Upcoming No On Measure D Meeting Being Held In Copperopolis
Posted by: News_Desk on 10/24/2016 04:25 PM
Copperopolis, CA...Learn how Measure D would affect our community and the challenges our law enforcement will face. Learn what crimes in Calaveras are related to marijuana. Can our County afford to regulate? How do marijuana grows affect the environment? Please join us for this very important issue.
Arnold, CA...or the third year in a row, the Calaveras County Commission on Aging has recognized an Ebbetts Pass community member as Volunteer Senior of the Year and, in 2016, is Pete Padelford of Arnold.
Sonora, CA...More than $200,000 was raised at Sonora Regional Medical Center’s 16th annual Joie de Vie Gala at Ironstone Vineyards on October 18, a benefit for its Cancer Patient Support Fund and new Diana J. White Cancer Institute. The sold-out crowd enjoyed a festive evening, in spite of the torrential storm that caused a brief power outage, and sent streams of water through the outdoor tent that housed the event. Gala organizer Kathrina McRee says the guests were gracious and good humored about the flooding, with some folks simply kicking off their shoes and rolling up their pant legs as the show went on. “Those of us who worked so hard to make this gala a success were worried the storm would ruin people’s evening,” she said. “But that night, we learned just how kind, generous and supportive our community is. And for days after the event, many of the guests called, emailed or came in to tell us it was the best gala ever. Best of all, we raised an impressive amount of money for a good cause.”
Project HOPE Announces New Schedule Beginning November 1st
Posted by: News_Desk on 10/24/2016 02:14 PM
Sonora, CA...Sonora Regional Medical Center is pleased to announce a new schedule for the Project HOPE Health Van. Beginning Tuesday, November 1, the Health Van will be available in the Walmart parking lot, located at 1101 Sanguinetti Road in Sonora, on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. except holidays. On the second Tuesday of each month, the Health Van will be available at Interfaith, located at 18500 Striker Court in Sonora, rather than Walmart.
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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.