CALTRANS & BNSF Railway Save Time And Money Using New Innovative Techniques And Machinery
Posted by: News_Desk on 09/27/2016 05:38 PM
Merced, CA...In honor of the last week of Rail Safety Month, Caltrans is releasing behind-the-scenes footage of its track laying machine and the new innovative way crews are laying concrete ties to complete its rail projects saving the department time and money.
"Scars" Exhibit To Empower Breast Cancer Survivors
Posted by: News_Desk on 09/27/2016 04:57 PM
San Andreas, CA...Breast cancer survivors are invited to participate in healing through the Arts during the month of October for Breast Cancer Awareness.The multi-media exhibit "Scars" opens October 9th at the Calaveras Arts Council Gallery at 23 Main Street in San Andreas.
Fall/Winter 2016 Event Calendar At Hovey Tasting Room
Posted by: thepinetree on 09/27/2016 04:54 PM
Murphys, CA...Hovey Artist’s Series presents: The photography of Bob Hovey, Chuck’s brother. Bob was an avid traveler and photographer whose work was featured in the Tasting Room when it opened in 2012. In honor of Bob’s birthday, Chuck is featuring his art through September 30th. Please come by and check them out. Taco Tuesday through September: Grab a bite and enjoy a lovely glass of wine on the lawn in front of the tasting room. 5 – 8 pm
Calaveras Grape Stomp Celebrates 23rd Anniversary October 1, 2016! Don't Miss All The Action
Posted by: News_Desk on 09/27/2016 04:26 PM
Murphys, CA...The Calaveras Grape Stomp, held in conjunction with the Gold Rush Street Faire, is a unique, fun-filled day for the whole family. Stompers! Check your Starting Times!!At the Grape Stomp, teams of two - a Swabber (sometimes called a Mucker) and a Stomper compete to extract the most juice out of measured amounts of wine grapes. The juice is precisely measured and prizes are awarded to all the winners, with special prizes for the top finishers in the Championship Stomp. And, new this year, every team gets their very own Stomp Bag of Swag!Teams are encouraged to appear in costume, or not, and prizes are awarded for costumes based on originality, design, and effort.But there’s a lot more to the Grape Stomp than the wanton destruction of two tons of perfectly good grapes.
Arnold, CA...The latest developments from Apple, and other computer related topics, will be on the agenda when the Sierra Macintosh Users Group (SMUG) has its monthly meeting Tuesday, October 11 beginning at 7 p.m. in the assembly room of the Ebbetts Pass Fire District, 1037 Blagen Rd., just off Highway 4.
‘Oktoberfest’ And ‘Old Fashioned Harvest Festival’ To Feature Contests, Food And Craft Vendors, Live Music And More
Posted by: News_Desk on 09/27/2016 11:16 AM
Copperopolis, CA...Copperopolis Town Square – the Castle & Cooke California-owned events, shopping and entertainment gathering place in Calaveras County – will host two fall-themed events the second weekend in October.
Overwhelmed By Your Medicare Options? Help Is On The Way October 13th
Posted by: thepinetree on 09/27/2016 10:58 AM
San Andreas, CA...Overwhelmed By Your Medicare Options? Help Is On The Way October 13th
Marshes Fire Increases In Acreage With Mandatory Evacuation Still In Effect
Posted by: News_Desk on 09/27/2016 10:44 AM
Moccasin, CA...Update as of 8:30 a.m., The fire off of Hwy 49 and Marshes Flat road has reached approximately 930 acres and 0% containment. Hwy 49 is still closed through Mariposa-Tuolumne Co. line and at hwy 120.
Calaveras County Board Meeting & Reviews Of Marijuana Ordinance and Cultivation
Posted by: News_Desk on 09/27/2016 08:25 AM
San Andreas, CA...The Calaveras County Board of Supervisors will be hosting a regular meeting on September 27th, 2016. One item up for review and discussion is the planning departments report on the status of implementing the urgency ordinance regulating medical cannabis cultivation.
La Grange, CA...Mark your calendar for the upcoming Spaghetti Dinner Saturday, October 1 at the Odd Fellows Hall on the main street of La Grange, sponsored by the
LaFayette Lodge #65 of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows (IOOF). You can sit down to a plate of our special recipe spaghetti, enjoy some neighborly conversation over an ice cream sundae and buy a chance to win big in the raffle.
New Fall Fashions at The Clothes Mine in Angels Camp!
Posted by: thepinetree on 09/21/2016 02:52 PM
Angels Camp, CA...Fall is right around the corner and with that comes cooler temps! Stop in and see our great selection of tops, tunics and jeans. We are also offering an extra 25% off all clearance now thru the end of September! 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!
Don't Miss Out On the 50% - 80% Savings At Clothes Mine San Andreas's Closing Sale
Posted by: thepinetree on 09/20/2016 06:27 AM
San Andreas, CA...Don't Miss Out On the 50% - 80% Savings At Clothes Mine San Andreas's Closing Sale
Local Smiles, Service & Savings From Sonora Ford!
Posted by: thepinetree on 09/19/2016 10:59 AM
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!
Beautiful Custom Home & Guest Cottage On 4 Plus Acres Only $795,000
Posted by: thepinetree on 09/07/2016 12:52 PM
Vallecito, CA...Two homes on 4+ acres conveniently located between Murphys and Angels Camp! Main home custom built in '05 is 3,230 sq ft with 4 bedrooms 3 full baths and two 1/2 baths and huge 1,080 sq ft garage. Guest cottage is 864 sq ft 2 bedroom 2 bath with detached carport/shop. Property has a stand alone shop w lots of flat area for RV's, boats, tractors/toys. Public water & sewer. Great views from main house front yard. Fenced garden area, outdoor area to entertaining inc. lg covered patio.
Marshes Fire Now At 850 Acres & Hwy 49 Closed Between Hwy 120 and Hwy 132.
Posted by: thepinetree on 09/26/2016 10:37 PM
Coulterville, CA...The Marshes Fire is now at 850 acres and Hwy 49 is closed from Hwy 120 to Hwy 132. The fire broke out early this afternoon and is burning off of Hwy 49 and Marshes Flat Road north of Don Pedro Reservoir. The Moccasin Estate Subdivision is under mandatory evacuations at this time. The Evacuation Center is located at the Hacienda at 5182 Fuentes de Flores, La Grange, CA 95329.
Sonora, CA...Join us for our fortieth year of celebrating the music of Johann Sebastian Bach and his contemporaries as we feature period music performed by guests and locals in colorful locations throughout historical and picturesque Tuolumne County. With a variety of performances and fine music there is something for all ages. Schedule your season now.
Calaveras Artist To Appear At Milliaire Winery's 'Locals' Night'
Posted by: News_Desk on 09/26/2016 03:01 PM
Murphys, CA... Join us for an artist’s reception for inspiring local artist Dave Christian this Wednesday during our Locals’ Night! In addition to beautiful framed and unframed prints, Dave will also be showing unique 30x40 prints on canvas!
Traffic Update....Vehicle vs Motorcycle Near Sawmill Flat & Parrotts Ferry Road
Posted by: thepinetree on 09/26/2016 02:33 PM
Columbia, CA...CHP is reporting a vehicle vs motorcycle collision near Sawmill Flat & Parrotts Ferry Road. The motorcycle is blocking a lane. Please use caution in the area. Let's hope the injuries are minor or non-existent as too many fatals lately...
Valley Springs, CA...Join us for our second annual Calaveras Oktoberfest on The La Contenta Golf Course fairway. Featuring 8 Breweries for tasting, Weiner Dog Races, Food, Vendors, Cooking Demos, Kid’s Area, Live Music and Dancing in the clubhouse following the event.
Fire Update....Vegetation Fire Near Marshes Flat Road & Hwy 49 (Update, 150 Acres, Hwy 49 Closed In Fire Area)
Posted by: thepinetree on 09/26/2016 12:31 PM
Moccasin, CA...(Update as of 3:52pm...Some good news...Accarding to TCU Command, acreage holding at 150 acres, closing evacuation center, sounds like they are getting ahead of this one!!) (Update as of 2:38pm...150 acres, Hwy 49 Closed in area, structure threats and localized evacuations, evacuation center at Hetch Hetchy School, be safe out there!!), (Update as of 1:39pm....Fire now up to the 50 acre range with structures threatened, heavy tankers on order), (Update as of 12:58pm...TCU Command has the fire at 7 Acres with a moderate rate of spread.) Fire personnel on ground and air are on way to a reported vegetation fire near Marshes Flat Road & Hwy 49. Please use caution in the area... (Update as of 12:29pm...looks like this one may have legs as they have requested more resources...)
The Stanislaus National Forest Welcomes New Forest Fire Management Officer
Posted by: News_Desk on 09/26/2016 11:52 AM
Sonora, CA...The Stanislaus National Forest welcomes David Updike as the new Forest Fire Management Officer (Chief 1) for the Stanislaus NF. David begins full time duties on the forest October 1, 2016 after transitioning from the Sierra National Forest.
Calaveras Recovers Membership Meeting For Butte Fire Organizations
Posted by: News_Desk on 09/26/2016 11:41 AM
Calaveras County, CA...Calaveras Recovers will hold its annual membership meeting of all
organizations working on the Butte Fire recovery on Monday, October 3rd, at The Church of
Jesus Christ Latter-day Saints Hall at 221 Church Hill Road, San Andreas.
Watch The Presidential Debate Tonight Live Right Here!
Posted by: thepinetree on 09/26/2016 11:21 AM
Hempstead, NY....Join us tonight right here for the first Presidential Debate of the 2016 Race. Will either candidate utter the gaff that will live in infamy? Will Hillary have the stamina for the debate? Can Trump avoid a fatal lower extremity in mouth incident?
Mark Twain Wild West Fest Returning To The City Of Angels
Posted by: News_Desk on 09/26/2016 10:06 AM
Angels Camp, CA...After a year hiatus, Angels Camp’s signature entertainment festival is back and promises to be a rollicking good time. With the level of excitement building for what was known as Gold Rush Days, the event’s producers have rechristened it as the Mark Twain Wild West Fest, and they’ve spared no expense to bring a full day of fun and world class entertainment to historic downtown Angels Camp.
Peter D. Speno, 69 From Murphys Lost His Life In Utica Grade Accident
Posted by: thepinetree on 09/26/2016 09:37 AM
Murphys, CA...Mr. Speno was traveling eastbound on State Route 4 east of Lower Utica Powerhouse Road, at 45-50 miles per hour. Mr. Speno, for an unknown reason, turned his 2006 Chevrolet to the right traveling off the roadway and down a dirt embankment. The HHR overturned on Utica Powerhouse Road and continued in a southeasterly direction through a barbed wire fence and into the Murphys After Bay. The vehicle became completely submerged, upright, in the Murphys After Bay. Unfortunately, Mr Speno sustained fatal injuries in the collision.
Mokelumne Hill, CA...Join us at the Hotel Leger for the Annual Halloween bash with live band (Full Circle) and a DJ, costume contests and an all-around rockin’ good time! Event is Saturday, October 29th from 9PM-11:59PM.
Turn Key Business Opportunity In Angels Camp $19,500 Or Best Offer! Call 209.736.9552
Posted by: thepinetree on 09/22/2016 11:38 AM
Angels Camp, CA...The owner of Cartridge Supply Ink is relocating to Texas and that creates an opportunity for you!! The entire turn key business is available for just a fraction of replacement cost. There is $70,000 in inventory and equipment and the owner will provide two weeks of instruction and training during the transition. Cartridge Supply Ink is your destination in our area for all your printing needs. They sell name brand and remanufactured Inks and Toner . The also sell all brands of printers. They are also a check free pay center. Many of their commercial customers have requested that they expand into computer repair and networking. There is also an opportunity to expand the business into a full-service Pinter, Copier, Computer Repair destination and more. Cartridge Supply Ink is located at 520 N. Main Street, Angels Camp, CA. 209.736.9552
Murphys, CA...The purpose of this meeting is to discuss revisions of the current monthly water rates pertaining to the Union Public Utility District. Currently the rate is 1.00 per month which was established on July 2nd, 1994 and is insufficient to cover the District's increasing cost to purchase water from Union Public Utility District. The 2016 Water Rate Cost of Service Study is on file and available for review at the district office at 339 Main Street, Murphys, CA 95247 and will also be reviewed at the public hearing on Thursday, November 3, 2016. During the public hearing any person may appear before the board of directors and be heard as to the proposed changes.
Mark Twain Medical Center is Once Again Promoting Pink in the Night in Honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Posted by: thepinetree on 09/21/2016 12:30 PM
San Andreas, CA...Mark Twain Medical Center (MTMC) will be promoting the importance of early detection of breast cancer, followed by prompt treatment, saves lives. The entire community is invited to participate in the annual ‘Pink in the Night’ opening ceremony September 26th, in Valley Springs at the Terrace’s (Common Grounds) at 7:00pm. All those who currently have breast cancer, survivors and support providers will be able to light a candle in tribute to those who are currently battling breast cancer, or in remembrance of those that bravely lost their battle. “We at Cal-Waste support the FIGHT against Breast Cancer,” exclaimed MaryBeth Ospital, Community Outreach Coordinator “We will be showing our support during the lighting ceremony and will have one of our trucks lit up in pink lights. Be sure and look for our trucks with pink ribbons around town!”
Magnolia Rhythm Trio Entertains Today In Copperopolis! Market At The Square Is Every Sunday From 10 - 3!!
Posted by: thepinetree on 09/25/2016 09:34 AM
Copperopolis, CA...Market at The Square features live music by Magnolia Rhythm Trio! Playing Americana, Folk and Blue Grass! Bring a lawn chair and listen in our lovely park area. Do some shopping at our Farmers Market, shops, Wine Taste and more! Fresh fruits and veggies, Crafts and more! Market At The Square runs 10-3pm every Sunday through October! For new vendor info please contact Kim at email@example.com or 209.785.9700. We would love to have you!
Muphys 9 Golf Course, Great Golf, Great Setting, Great Value & Great Food!
Posted by: thepinetree on 09/25/2016 09:19 AM
Murphys, CA...Come Enjoy the Murphys 9 Golf Course in Forest Meadows. When you come play the Murphys 9 Golf Course, you will enjoy some of the best golf and the best golf value in the area. This Robert Trent Jones, Jr. golf course offers golfers of all abilities a day they will not soon forget, with fairways set deep in the quiet of giant pines, great oaks, and towering cedars, as well as some that play across High Meadowland. Whether you are aiming to improve your game, or simply indulge in a day of Murphys golf, our course is excellent for you. Our idyllic settings will let you step away from life for a little while and focus on your golf passion. You will be able to test your skill set with our long fairways, multiple water hazards and strategically placed sand traps. Immediately after your round of golf, you will be eager to come back and play more.
The Third Annual Angels Camp Gold Run & AMA Fun Day & Video Promo With Rebecca Jarman!!
Posted by: thepinetree on 09/12/2016 11:27 AM
Angels Camp, CA...Enjoy the Sierra Foothills on a 5K/10K race through the historic town of Angels Camp. A community sponsored run that benefit the students of Mark Twain Elementary School. This race will kick off with a Kids 1 Mile Fun Run at 8:00am. 5K & 10K will start at 8:30. All races begin in historic downtown Angels Camp at The Visitors Center. The race will conclude at Utica Park in Angels Camp. Along the race route, runners will enjoy many scenic and historic elements along the way to include Angels Creek, Gold Cliff, Lightner Mine, views of Bear Mountain and Greenhorn Creek Golf Course. It is not uncommon to spot grazing deer, wild turkeys, an abundance of birds and our resident cattle and horses.
Murphys, CA...Emergency crews are on scene and CPR is underway on a victim in a collision where a vehicle went off the roadway near Hwy 4 & Utica Powerhouse Road. The vehicle overturned into the water. Let's pray this one has a happy ending....(Update...This was a fatality and notifications are still underway for family members. Many of our local emergency personnel were on hand and working to try and save the decedent's life. One firefighter we saw had pretty severe hand lacerations sustained in his efforts. The vehicle was recognizable as a local vehicle as we noticed a logo in the window. One has to wonder if there might have been a contributing medical incident or some other contributing factor as the driver had probably traveled this road hundreds of times....
President's Weekly Address: Celebrating the National Museum of African American History and Culture
Posted by: thepinetree on 09/24/2016 08:29 AM
Washington, DC...Hi everybody. This weekend, we’ll dedicate the newest American icon on our National Mall – the National Museum of African American History and Culture. It’s a beautiful building, five stories high and some 70 feet below the ground, situated just across the street from the Washington Monument. And this museum tells a story of America that hasn’t always taken a front seat in our national narrative. As a people, we’ve rightfully passed on the tales of the giants who built this country. But too often, willful or not, we’ve chosen to gloss over or ignore entirely the experience of millions upon millions of others.
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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.