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Deborah Marlene's Celebrates 1st Year in Business

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/20/2014 08:57 AM
Mokelumne Hill, CA...As September rolls on, we are all eagerly awaiting Autumn, not only for some Fall colors but to enjoy cooler temperatures. Thankfully, Deborah Marlene's Art Studio and Gallery is nice and cool inside; Fall colors are starting to show up now, too. This September, Deborah is welcoming Kate Frederick, as her "Artist Friend of the Month." Kate resides in Arnold with her husband Dave. She is a former member of the Arts of Bear Valley and in addition to Deborah Marlene's, she is currently showing her works, at the Aloft Gallery in Sonora. Besides creating her "artistic expressions" Kate also works full time as a realtor, at Coldwell Banker, in Arnold.

Title: Sailing Away By: Kate Frederick Medium: Tempra, it is an Award Winning painting. Now, on display at Deborah Marlene's.)

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Laitinen Opens Up Abstract Painting World

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/20/2014 08:45 AM
Mokelumne Hill, CA...Dale Laitinen, a nationally-acclaimed watercolor artist, will teach Basic Design Strategies for Abstract Painting from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20 and Expanding Watermedia Boundaries: Painting and Collage from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 17 through 19 at Petroglyphe Gallery, 8317 Main St., Mokelumne Hill.

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Fire Update...Forward Progress Stopped At Three Acres In Blue Mountain Lookout Fire

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/20/2014 08:21 AM
Arnold, CA....Firefighters did a wonderful job last night keeping this fire from getting up a head of steam!!! We just spoke with TCU Command for an update and forward progress was stopped at three acres and three engines stay on scene today until it can be called controlled...


Fire Update...Lots Of Resources Inbound To Vegetation Fire Near Blue Mountain Lookout

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/19/2014 07:49 PM
Arnold, CA...We just spoke with TCU Command and 7 engines, 2 hand crews and a dozer are inbound to this incident near the Blue Mountain Lookout Tower. Access will be made using Summit Level Road so you will see increased activity through the Arnold area. Units should be on scene soon.... Update as of 9:15pm...We just checked in with TCU Command and the fire is 2 acres in size and they are making good progress on the fire and plenty of resources are on hand...

Calaveras County Garden Club Craft Faire Is October 25th

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/19/2014 07:37 PM
Angels Camp, CA...On Saturday, October 25,2014, the Calaveras County Garden Club will host their annual Holiday Craft Faire from 10:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M. at the Calaveras County Fairgrounds, Mark Twain Hall. Unique and creative hand crafted items will be featured by more than 50 vendors. Items for sale include garden art, jewelry, woodwork, pottery, decorative gourds, quilts, art pieces, beautiful photos, angel and pine cone ornaments, lotions and soaps,copper clad dishes, crocheted plastic grocery bags, and much more....

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Mark Twain Medical Center Holds 16th Annual Fall Health Fair On September 27th

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/19/2014 07:15 PM
San Andreas, CA...Mark Twain Medical Center (MTMC) will be holding its 16th Annual Fall Health Fair on Saturday, September 27th from 7am to noon on the Hospital Campus in San Andreas. “Hosting our community health fairs allows us to express our gratitude to those that entrust us with their health care needs,” said Craig Marks, Hospital President. “Our health fairs benefit individuals that are underserved or working towards maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Our providers and staff are here to share preventative care and health maintenance tips. Providing affordable health care services is one way we serve our community. This is a joint effort with many other entities working together, especially the Health Care District that helps fund this initiative, to ensure that Calaveras County residents can thrive in a healthy community.”

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Fire Update....Possible Vegetation Fire Near Blue Mountain Lookout

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/19/2014 07:03 PM
Cottage Springs, CA...Firefighters are being dispatched for a possible vegetation fire near the Blue Mountain lookout tower. Let's be careful out there people with the start of deer season and if you are hunting please use a gun and not a fire...(Update as of 7:28pm...initial reports are 1 acre mid-slope. More to follow if needed....

Arnold Rim Trail Updates On Tomorrow's Trail Building (Sat Sept 19th) & Sunset Hike (Sun Oct 5th)

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/19/2014 06:54 PM
Arnold, CA...Dear Arnold Rim Trail Equestrians, Cyclists, and Hikers, Tomorrow's (Sat Sept 20th) volunteer trail building day will be in "downtown" Arnold. No poison oak, no long walk to work area! We need a good showing, if you've never volunteered but you've thought about doing so, this is the time! See details enclosed....

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THANK YOU & The Hamsters Are Running As Fast As They Can & We Are Buying More

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/19/2014 06:40 PM
Arnold, CA...We apologize as we know page load times for has been a bit on the long side lately. We are working on it and we would also like to say Thank You!!!! As an example on September 14th we had 950,231 pageviews during that 24 hour period alone. To say we are seeing a resurgence of interest in our fair area is almost an understatement. If mother nature will just be kind enough to provide normal moisture this winter our local economy just might be back. Thank You and we will be doing database optimization on some evenings after midnight to shorten your wait for pages. From all of us at THANK YOU!!

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Traffic Update....Non-Injury Overturned Vehicle Into Ditch

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/19/2014 05:34 PM
Sonora, CA...Crews are working an overturned vehicle into ditch accident on Phoenix Lake Road. The driver is out of the vehicle and unharmed except for a severely bruised ego. Let's be careful out there.....

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Is Cash King Again
With 56,000,000 Credit Cards Potentially Exposed In Latest Home Depot Breach Should We Fall In Love With Cash Again?
Yes, Cash Is The Safest!
No, Who Cares If Everyone Has Your Identy!

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Mark Phillips the GM of The Bear Valley Lodge 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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