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Friday, Sep 4
10:00 AM Timeless Home Gallery Labor Day Sale
All Day Susie's Diner "Graffiti Night"
07:00 PM Live Music and Dancing at CAMPS 209.736.8181
Saturday, Sep 5
09:00 AM 20th Annual Logging Jamboree
10:00 AM Walking Tour of Historic Downtown Murphys
All Day Susie's Diner "Graffiti Night"
06:00 PM Open Mic Night at Sidewinders Restaurant
06:00 PM Live Music at The Prospector Brewery
07:00 PM Live Music and Dancing at CAMPS 209.736.8181
10:00 PM Timeless Home Gallery Labor Day Sale
Sunday, Sep 6
10:00 AM Timeless Home Gallery Labor Day Sale
All Day Susie's Diner "Graffiti Night"
Until 05:00 AM Timeless Home Gallery Labor Day Sale
Monday, Sep 7
All Day Susie's Diner "Graffiti Night"
Tuesday, Sep 8
10:00 AM Summer Harvest Pizzas Class
All Day Susie's Diner "Graffiti Night"
Wednesday, Sep 9
All Day Susie's Diner "Graffiti Night"
07:30 PM Alcoholics Anonymous
Thursday, Sep 10
All Day Susie's Diner "Graffiti Night"
06:00 PM Live Music at The Prospector Brewery

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Coverups Interiors Now Open Thurs-Sun In Copperopolis

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/04/2015 11:30 AM
Copperopolis, CA...The mother daughter team of Sarah Brown and Debbie Aksland, recently made a dream of theirs come true and opened a Home Decor store in Copperopolis, CA. They sell refinished furniture pieces, new, old and fun as well as candles and other gift accessories. They refinish the furniture themselves in their warehouse, where they also teach chalk paint classes...

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Angels Camp Farmers Market Friday, September 4th 5pm - Dusk Utica Park Complimentary Wine Tasting provided by Calaveras County Wineries

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/04/2015 11:08 AM
Angels Camp, CA...The Fabulous Off Brothers will be rocking the Farmers Market this Friday night! The Fabulous Off Brothers are a local favorite, so get ready to get up and dance! Don't forget to bring your blankets and lawn chairs to relax and enjoy!

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Make Bear Valley Your Destination This Holiday Weekend.

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/04/2015 11:00 AM
Bear Valley, CA...We've got so much to see and do! The Lodge is hosting Brian Jirka Sunday evening in the Cathedral Lounge beginning at 6pm. Bring your dancing shoes! The Creekside Bistro & Bar is open for dining from 5pm – 9pm, Thursday-Sunday evenings. Come and enjoy a relaxing fireside dinner on the deck. Sky High pizza, open nightly will also offer lunch both Saturday and Sunday featuring, burgers, pizza-by-the-slice and a variety of cold brews.

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Traffic Update...Two Active Accident Scenes in Tuolumne County

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/04/2015 10:58 AM
Sonora, CA...CHP is reporting two incidents in Tuolumne County right now. The most serious is a major injury accident on Phoenix Lake Road where a head on collision neer Phoenix Lake Road & Expedition Dr. The second is a vehicle vs a pole near Carter & Woolworth Street. The pole is still upright but can't be moved yet and the road will be closed while PG&E makes repairs. Let's be careful out there

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Big Labor Day Weekend SUPER SALE At 49er Moters

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/04/2015 09:53 AM
Angels Camp, CA...49er Motors Labor Day weekend SUPER SALE!! If you are looking for a Car, Truck or SUV this is the weekend to buy. Come and purchase a Vehicle this labor day weekend and get a $100 Gas Card, and $400 off any extended warranty (Sale Friday- Monday) Car must be delivered this weekend for the promotion Don't forget that our service center performs services on all makes and models from oil changes to engine swaps and everything in between!! We are running an Air Conditioner service special for $69.49. Call for an appointment and let us get your car back in shape today!

2007 Acura MDX, V6 VTEC 3.7L AWD, Technology Package, Traction Control, Stability Control, Keyless Entry, A/c, Rear A/C, Power Windows, Power Door Locks, Cruise Control, Am/Fm W/Mp3 Multi Disc Premium Sound, Satalite Feature, Navigation System, DvD System, Bluetooth, Backup Camera, Dual Power & Heated Seats, Leather, Third Row, Moon Roof. This Is Luxury At Its Finest!!! ON SALE $17,949 VIN:2HNYD28417H532805

2012 Toyota Tacoma SR5 4x4 DoubleCab, ONE OWNER, V6 4.0L 236Hp, Power Locks, Power Windows, Rear Sliding Window, Towing Package, Steering Wheel Controls, Handsfree phone System, Mp3 Cd Player W/Aux Hook Up, Back Up Cam, Fog Lights. This Is The Legendary Toyota Truck and wont last long. You Dont Want To Pass This One Up !!!! ON SALE $27,949 VIN:3TMMU4FN8CM038867

2009 Jeep Liberty, 4x4, V6 3.7L 210 Hp, Two Tone Cloth Seats, Tow Package, Bluetooth Hookup, Mp3 Cd Player With Aux Jack Hookup, Air Conditioner, Automatic Windows & Locks, Auto On Headlights, Fog Lights, Cruise Control & Much More!!!! ON SALE $14,949 Vin:1J8GN28K59W535071

2005 Nissan Xterra Off Road 4x4, CLEAN CAR FAX!! V6 4.0L 265hp, Automatic Transmission W/Sportshift, Power Windows, Power Locks, Cruise Control, Power Mirrors, A/c, Towing Package, Roof Rack W/extra Storage, The 2005 Xterra Has Above Average Off-Road Capability, Solid Passenger Room, Innovative Cargo Features, Perfect For Mountain Adventures !!!!! On sale $8949 Vin:5N1AN08W95C652275

JUST REDUCED FOR QUICK SALE!! 2013 Hyundai Elantra GLS, GAS SAVER!!!!! Front Wheel Drive, keyless entry, Power Windows, Power Door Locks, Power Mirrors, Mp3 Cd Player, Aux Hookup, Tilt Wheel, Power Steering. This Is A Like New Car That You Wont Have To Spend All Your Time Filling It Up!!!! ON SALE $12,949 VIN:5NPDH4AE9DH384249

1997 Ford F-250 Regular Cab HD Long Bed, V8 7.3L Turbo Diesel, Automatic 2wd, XL Package, Air Conditioning, Power Steering, Towing Package and Tires are DEEP in Rubber. This Is The Legendary 7.3L Diesel Engine Thats Ford Tough, Perfect Work Truck!!!! On sale $9949 VIN:1FTHF25F2VED11997

2009 Dodge Avenger SE, 4 Cyl 2.4L 173hp, Power Windows, Power Locks, Power Steering, Keyless Entry, A/C, Mp3 Cd Player, Cruise Control. Smooth And Quiet Highway Ride, Above-Average Fuel Economy!!! ON SALE $7449 Vin:1B3LC46B09N572000
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Stop & Buy At Timeless Home Gallery

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/04/2015 09:06 AM

Baffled By High Tech Gadgets? "Teens 4 Tech" Is Ready To Help

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/04/2015 07:59 AM
San Andreas, CA...The “Teens 4 Tech” program, sponsored by Calaveras Co. Adult Tutoring, begins its fourth year on September 8th. Open sessions are held on Tuesday afternoons 3:45 to 4:45 at the San Andreas Library. So, for those who feel like your ‘Smart Phone’ is outsmarting you, or you keep hitting the escape button on your laptop only to remain in “Doesnotcompute Land”, come visit these savvy young dynamos for help.

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Suite Deals From Murphys Suites For Labor Day

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/03/2015 12:40 PM
Murphys, CA...Murphys Suites welcomes you to the area's newest and finest accommodations. While building this exquisite facility, we only had one thing on mind, "Our Guest Comfort." Whether you are enjoying time in your luxury suite, relaxing by the fire in the lobby, or meditating in one of our sitting areas, you will notice the local owner's extra little touches intended to add to your feeling of "home". Strolling from one end of the complex to the other may leave you breathless, so be sure you're rested upon entering the "Bell Tower." Here you will be amazed with the sheer size and beauty of a local artist's rendition of family member Jim Egan's legendary bull ride. A must see!!! Be sure to visit both ends of the Suites. At the other end, you will find a fitness room, sauna, outdoor pool, whirl pool spa, and laundry facilities. After all of this walking around, hiking the stairs may no longer appeal to you. May we suggest you take the elevator, located conveniently in our lobby at the center of the building. While in the lobby, be sure to take advantage of complimentary espresso drinks and Oreo cookies.

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Spend Labor Day Weekend On The Lake At New Melones Marina

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/03/2015 12:23 PM
Angels Camp, CA...New Melones Lake Marina has all the water toys you need LABOR DAY WEEKEND IS HERE! Come down and check out the store as well as all the rentals we offer. DON'T FORGET 15% off all Hyperlite inventory! See everyone this weekend!


Copper Concerts Series Returns to Copperopolis Town Square Outdoor Performances Showcased Every Saturday Night in September

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/02/2015 12:44 PM
Copperopolis, CA...Copperopolis Town Square – the events, shopping and entertainment gathering place in Calaveras County – will host the Copper Concerts series beginning Sept. 5th and continuing every Saturday through Sept. 26th. Performances will take place at 7 p.m. near the intersection of Town Square Road and Little John Road. Admission to each concert is free. The following acts headline the series: September 5 – James Garner a Tribute to Johnny Cash, September 12 – Fuse Box A High Voltage Tribute to ACDC, September 19 – Busta-Groove, September 26 – Journey Revisited

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Make Plans To Be At Arnold Ace Home Center Early Friday Morning

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/02/2015 11:52 AM
Arnold, CA...The Big Arnold Ace Home Center's Labor Day Weekend Sale starts Friday morning. There are pages and pages of savings below.. Click read more for the complete ad..

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Weekly Specials Through Sept 8th & Celebrating 80 Years

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/02/2015 07:51 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 Thank you to the hundreds of people we were lucky enough to work with these past 80 years. We could not have made it this long without your commitment to excellent customer service and providing the best of fresh. - The Croshaws

Harry Croshaw (far right) opened our first store in 1935 on Main Street Angels Camp, four generations of Croshaws want to thank you for being a loyal customer, Harry Croshaw and crew pictured above.

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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SNAC State of the Lakes Address! Make Your Labor Day Plans Today!

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/31/2015 10:54 AM
Arnold, CA...Wow, have we been blessed this summer here in the Central Sierra! No fires, no heat waves and multiple pristine lakes with plenty of water. Our beautiful, local lake, White Pines is still awesome, even though it's dropped a couple feet below the boat ramp. Paddleboarders, keep toward the beach end of the lake to protect your skegs. Lake Alpine, Utica & Union are spectacular as usual and only down a few feet from maximum. The fishing's been great at Spicer! Even though Spicer never filled this Spring, and the water line is 200-300 feet from the bottom of the ramp, it's still a massive body of water with a dramatic shoreline. We have plenty of water in our lakes and lots of options for for everyone to enjoy Labor Day weekend and beyond! This may be hard to believe, but it's true!

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Make your Kayak, Canoe or SUP Reservations, now for Labor Day Weekend! If you haven't tried stand-up paddling yet this summer, it's not too late! Our SUP department this year was off-the-hook! So come in to rent or if you're already hooked, come talk to us about our blowout prices on SUPs!

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Middleton's Has Everything You Need To Make Your House A Home

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/31/2015 07:54 AM
Angels Camp, CA...Family owned and operated since 1955, Middleton's Mark twain Center, Inc was originally Calaveras Mercantile bought be Hank and Matilda Middleton in 1955. Starting as a furniture, feed, fabric and appliance business in the original 1500 sq. ft. location proved to not meet the needs of the community. Hank and Mat were now raising their young family, and seeing the potential growth and needs of Calaveras County purchased acres of land in 1960 just on the edge of town. They built and developed the first shopping center in the county. He anchored his 27,000 sq. ft. furniture, appliance, hardware, and gift shop with a local bank and grocery store....

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Live Out Your Paul Bunyan Dreams At The Logging Jamboree September 5th

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/29/2015 12:32 PM
Arnold, CA...The Sierra Nevada Logging Museum's Annual Logging Jamboree brings the thrills, skills and history of the Logging in the Sierra Nevada Mountains to their beautiful Museum grounds in White Pines. Axe Throwing, Hand crosscut sawing, Stock & Modified Chain sawing and much, much more. This is an all day event with events, food, static displays, booths and everything you need to make this an unforgettable family adventure.

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Cantamos Will Round Out The Season Of Murphys First Friday In The Park

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/26/2015 08:06 AM
Murphys, CA...Cantamos, a local favorite that performs a wide variety of musical styles, will entertain the crowd when the Murphys Community Club concludes this year’s series of First Fridays in the Park on September 4 starting at 6 p.m. in the tree shaded Murphys Community Park.

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LABOR DAY HOTEL SPECIAL! Stay 2 Nights, Get 3rd Night FREE!

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/24/2015 09:04 AM
Mokelumne Hill, CA...LABOR DAY HOTEL SPECIAL! Stay 2 Nights, Get 3rd Night FREE! Check in Thursday (9/3), Friday (9/4) or Saturday (9/5) and pay for two nights, and stay an extra night for free. SUNDAY, SEPT 6 - SEASON FINALE – BACKYARD BLUES ‘N’ BBQ. FEATURING LIVE BLUES MUSIC BY THE DELTA WIRES. BBQ available for purchase starting at 12Noon. Music 1-4pm $5 Cover includes Day Use Pool Pass and Raffle Tickets for a Chance to Win Some Great Prizes!

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Bear Valley to Host 7th Annual Derby and Country Faire

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/10/2015 02:20 AM
Bear Valley, CA: Enjoy spectacular Bear Valley in scenic Alpine County on September 5th for the Seventh Annual Bear Valley Derby and Country Faire. This event will feature the ever popular non-motorized car races powered only by gravity and the navigation skills of the driver. These fun-filled and spectator friendly races pits two cars in each heat racing side by side to add to the excitement. The Derby is open to aspiring racers of all ages. Racing starts at 10:00am. Cars are provided and all one needs to participate is to register online prior or on the day of and have a passion to feel the wind in their ears.


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Supervisors Back In Action With Full Agenda On September 8th

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/03/2015 10:39 PM
San Andreas, CA...The Calaveras County Board of Supervisors will kick off their fall sessions next Tuesday, September 8th with a full agenda. They start off the meeting with proclaiming September as Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, Emergency Preparedness Month and then did into the full agenda below....

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CCWD Board Back In Action On September 9th

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/03/2015 10:21 PM
San Andreas,CA...The CCWD Board of Directors is back in action on September 9th. New Business includes: Water Conservation Measures, Blue Lake Springs Water Company, CCWD Board Seat and more. The complete agenda is below...

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Neighbor Helping Neighbor Red Cross Event

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/03/2015 02:27 PM
Angels Camp, CA...Neighbor helping neighbor is a general informational night focus on Red Cross Services, volunteer opportunities and partnerships. This event is open to everyone and anyone who wants to know the scope of what Red Cross does. We will offer complimentary appetizers and drinks. Hope to see you there! Thursday, October 01, 2015, 5:30PM - 7:30PM, Calaveras County Fairgrounds, 101 Frogtown Road Angels Camp, CA 95222


Summer Clearance Sale at The Clothes Mine in Angels Camp! Going on now thru Labor Day !!

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/03/2015 02:16 PM
Angels Camp, CA...Summer Clearance Sale at The Clothes Mine in Angels Camp! Going on now thru Labor Day !!

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Beat The Heat At The Arnold Library

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/03/2015 12:46 PM

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

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/03/2015 12:24 PM
Angels Camp, CA...Summer driving season is here so stop by Angels Trading and fill up. 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.

Trump Tops All But Carson Head-to-Head In Latest Monmouth Poll

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/03/2015 11:24 AM
West Long Branch, NJ...Donald Trump has increased his GOP vote share since last month’s debate. The latest Monmouth University Poll of Republican voters nationwide also finds Ben Carson moving into second place, Jeb Bush slipping to third, and Scott Walker fading into the background. The poll also tested Trump directly against nine opponents in head-to-head match-ups and found that only Carson is able to get the better of him.

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Traffic Update...Loose Cow On Parrotts Ferry

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/03/2015 10:48 AM
Vallecito, CA...CHP is reporting a loose cow near Airolo Road and Parrotts Ferry Road. With loose cows the bulls can't be far behind. Please use caution in the area....
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Major Injuries To Jackson Man In Cement Truck Rollover

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/03/2015 10:02 AM
Mokelumne Hill, CA...Yesterday afternoon a 69 year old Jackson man was driving a 2013 Kenworth in the Northbound traffic lane of SR-49 at an unknown speed. The driver due to his unsafe speed, traveled to the left of the solid double yellow center line while attempting to negotiate a sharp natural curve in the roadway to his right. V-1 then overturned. The cement truck then struck a steel guard rail. After the collision, The Kenworth came to rest on its right side facing in an Easterly direction off the roadway.

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Judge Overturns Tom Brady's Four Game Suspension (Complete Ruling Attached)

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/03/2015 08:57 AM
New York, NY...From The ruling.."This Decision and Order resolves the parties' respective cross-motions to confirm and to vacate NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell's July 28, 2015 Arbitration Award imposing a four-game suspension on New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, pursuant to Section 301 of the Labor Management Relations Act, 29 U.S.C. 185, and Section 10 of the Federal Arbitration Act, 9 U.S.C. 10."

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This Week at the Arnold CHS Thrift Store Adoption Center – COOPER, MILLIE, BOOTS!

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/03/2015 07:48 AM
Arnold, CA...Stop by Calaveras Humane Society's Thrift Store Cat Adoption Center in Arnold, located in Meadowmont Center next to Big Trees Market, open Thurs. through Sat., 10 am–5 pm. Cooper, Boots, & Millie will be available to meet you! We will also have kitties available at our Angels Camp Adoption Center, located in Angels Town Center (240 S. Main St./Hwy 49), open Thurs/Fri, 10 am–5 pm, and Saturday, 11 am–5pm. This month we are having our BLACK CAT-A-THON SPECIAL (September Only!). The adoption donation for cats of all ages who are mostly black has been reduced to only $20. Come in and meet the kitties!

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DoD’s New Flexible Hybrid Electronics Manufacturing Innovation Hub in Silicon Valley

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/03/2015 01:05 AM
Washington, DC...As part of the Department of Defense effort to partner with the private sector and academia to ensure the United States continues to lead in the new frontiers of manufacturing, Secretary of Defense Ash Carter will announce today that the Obama administration will award a Manufacturing Innovation Institute for Flexible Hybrid Electronics to a consortium of 162 companies, universities, and non-profits led by the FlexTech Alliance.

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The President On 70th Anniversary Commemorating the End of World War II

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/03/2015 12:43 AM
Washington, DC...Today we commemorate the 70th anniversary of the formal end of World War II in the Pacific, a conflict that tragically claimed millions of lives across Asia and Oceania and stretched several months beyond the war’s conclusion in the European theater. We salute the American servicemen and women of the Greatest Generation who answered the call of duty in the Pacific, as well as the allied forces with whom they served. We remember those who endured unimaginable suffering as prisoners of war, and we honor the ultimate sacrifice of more than 100,000 U.S. service members who laid down their lives in the Pacific theater to defend our nation and advance the cause of freedom. To them, and to the 16 million Americans who served in the Second World War -- those who are no longer with us and our proud veterans today -- our debt of gratitude can never be repaid. We live in freedom because of their brave service.

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Murphys to Markleeville – “The Schedule” – September 4 to September 12

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/02/2015 11:57 PM
Arnold, CA...“The Schedule” is published every Thursday by the Bear's Lair and includes everything happening from Murphys to Markleeville. For more detailed info visit The Schedule. Please come by and pick one up or contact Bear's Lair at to have your event included in “The Schedule.”

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Taxpayers Honor Metzger & Whitney For Excellence In Public Service At Annual BBQ

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/02/2015 08:31 PM
Vallecito, CA...An enthusiastic crowd came together at the courtyard of Lookout Tower House in Vallecito for an early sunset dinner with speakers and recognition awards. The panoramic mountain view made it the perfect place for Calaveras County Taxpayers Association (CCTA) on Saturday August 29 to hold its seventh annual meeting and barbeque. The time for gathering was heartily announced by Jay Grimstead’s bugle reveille.

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Score Big Savings With Black Sheep Wines

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/02/2015 06:47 PM

Black Sheep Winery Will Help You Sparkle

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Traffic Update...Rollover Accident On Shell Near Rawhide Road

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/02/2015 05:00 PM
Sonora, CA...CHP is reporting a rollover accident blocking lanes on Rawhide Road near Shell Road. The subject may have been drinking and it is a possible injury accident. Please expect delays in the area until the incident clears..

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Soroptimists to Offer Cash Grant to Women Seeking Financial Assistance for Educational or Training Expenses

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/02/2015 04:48 PM
Calaveras County, CA...Women who serve as the primary wage earners for their families and seek financial assistance to continue their education or receive training can now apply for the Soroptimist Live Your Dream: Education and Training Awards for Women (formerly the Soroptimist Women’s Opportunity Awards). Applications are available by contacting SI Calaveras, Vickie Smith-Becker, LYD Chair at The application deadline is November 15. The Calaveras club will provide up to $3,000 cash grant to its award recipient, who will then advance to the Soroptimist Sierra Pacific Region level, where recipients could receive up to an additional $5,000. The program culminates with three finalist $10,000 awards. Recipients can use the Live Your Dream Award to offset costs associated with their efforts to attain higher education or additional skills and training. This includes tuition, books, childcare, carfare or any other education-related expense.

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Magnolia Rhythm Trio at Alchemy Live On Sept. 8th

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/02/2015 02:56 PM
Murphys, CA...Magnolia Rhythm Trio at Alchemy Live On Sept. 8th. Every Tuesday (except in January -- see below) is Winemaker's Night at Alchemy, featuring $5 glasses of local wines, free live music on our patio from 5:30-8, our entire regular menu, plus wine paired specials. Tuesdays in January feature an optional 4-Course Beer Pairing menu instead of featured wines...

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Traffic Update....Cement Truck Rollover In The Curves North Of Moke Hill On Hwy 49 (Update...One Way Traffic Controls In Place)

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/02/2015 01:34 PM
Mokelumne Hill, CA....CHP is reporting an overturned cement truck north of Mokelumne Hill. The truck is overturned into a ditch, a lane is blocked and the driver is pinned in the truck.(Update Roadway Closed for extraction of injured party) Update as of 2pm...One way traffic controls will be in place soon to get traffic moving through accident area...) (Update as of 8pm...before CHP cleared the incident it was updated to a major injury accident)

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Bacon Island Project Complete On SR-4

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/02/2015 12:30 PM
San Joaquin County – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), has completed the $11.5 million State Route 4 (SR-4) Bacon Island Project. The project widened and upgraded roadway intersections, repaved distressed areas, added shoulders and centerline rumble strips. In addition, left turn lanes were included on SR-4 at the intersections of Inland Drive, Maybeck, Woodsbro and Wilhoit Roads. Newly upgraded drainage facilities also were added along the 12 mile stretch of highway.

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Community: Sobriety and Driver License Checkpoint In Angels Camp

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/02/2015 12:07 PM
Angels Camp, CA...The Angels Camp Police Department and the Sonora Police Department will be conducting a joint Sobriety/Driver License checkpoint on Saturday, September 5, 2015 at an undisclosed location within the city of Angels Camp between the hours of 6:30 p.m. and 2:00 a.m.

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Labor Day Plans Call For Safe Driving Strategies Says CHP

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/02/2015 11:06 AM
Sacramento, CA...People in the Golden State often enjoy summer weather long after the Labor Day weekend, which in many other states marks the traditional end of summer vacation. To assure that everyone on California’s roadways remain as safe as possible, the California Highway Patrol (CHP) will be out in force over Labor Day weekend, looking for drunk or impaired drivers, and assisting motorists in need.

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La Grange Odd Fellow Breakfast Sunday September 13th

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/02/2015 10:54 AM
La Grange, CA...Make it your family tradition, breakfast at the IOOF Hall in La Grange on the second Sunday of each month. September 13th is the date this month. The ever-popular menu includes biscuits and gravy, sausage, ham & cheese omelets and French toast, all for $6. Complimentary coffee and orange juice round out the meal, served from 7 to 11 am courtesy of the LaFayette Lodge #65 Odd Fellows.

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Amador Flyfishers Meeting to Feature John Hanson

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/02/2015 10:44 AM
Jackson, CA...Amador Flyfishers (AFF) is a family-oriented organization established in 1991 to provide an opportunity for persons interested in fly fishing to share information, learn from others, experience fly fishing in various locations, and protect fisheries for future generations.

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Sonora Man Arrested On Drug & Weapon Charges

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/02/2015 10:35 AM
Sonora, CA...On 9/1/15 about 1:00 A.M. Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Office Deputies initiated a traffic stop on a Ford F150 Truck on Mono Way near the Junction Shopping Center. The basis for the stop was for equipment violations on the truck. The Deputies contacted, 59 year old, Arthur Boyd Weaver, who was the driver and sole occupant of the vehicle. During the course of the traffic stop our K9 Justice walked around the exterior of the truck. K9 Justice alerted to possible narcotics inside the vehicle.

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Attic Fire In Commercial Building Quickly Contained

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/02/2015 10:13 AM
Groveland, CA...On August 30th at 11:18pm firefighters were dispatched to a fire in a commercial building on Hwy 120 in Groveland. There efforts kept the fire from spreading beyond the attic. PG&E was notified and the fire is still of an undetermined cause. Additional details on the incident are below.

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Downed Power Lines Spark West Point Area Fire

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/02/2015 09:53 AM
West Point, CA......On August 30 quick work by ground and air units helped keep a fire in the 400 block of Higdon Spink Cutoff Road to 1/4 acre. Downed power lines sparked the fire that had the the fuel to grow. Additional details on the incident are below.

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Firefighters Make Quick Work Of Roadside Fire In Jenny Lind

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/02/2015 09:45 AM
Jenny Lind, CA......On August 31 a roadside fire near Olive Orchard Road and Hwy 26 was quickly contained responding units. Additional details on the incident are below.

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Vehicle Fire Extends To Vegetation On Red Hills Road

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/02/2015 09:37 AM
Tuolumne County, CA...Yesterday afternoon a vehicle fire on Red Hills Road and J59 extended to 1/8 acre of vegetation. Additional details on the incident are below.

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Last Call!-Columbia SHP Recruits for New Volunteer Class!

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/02/2015 09:17 AM
Columbia, CA...Help your local State Park-Become a volunteer! Columbia State Historic Park Recruits for Docent Class 2015-Last week of application acceptance! Columbia State Historic Park is now accepting applications for new volunteers to be a part of the 2015 docent class. This year, the park is recruiting for costumed interpreters to help teach history to its school-age children at the historic schoolhouse, staffing exhibits and the museum visitor center, and assisting with special events. A costume loan may be available to those interested.

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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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