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Wednesday, Jun 29
12:00 PM Union Congregational Church to host local Cancer Moonshot Summit - June 29th
06:00 PM Hey Neighbors! “Locals Night” at Milliaire Winery
Friday, Jul 1
All Day Murphys Creek Theatre Presents Measure For Measure! Summer Is For Shakespeare
05:00 PM Zucca After Hours
05:30 PM Friday Jazz At Alchemy
Saturday, Jul 2
All Day Murphys Creek Theatre Presents Measure For Measure! Summer Is For Shakespeare
10:00 AM 44th Annual Sierra Nevada Arts & Crafts Festival
10:00 AM Murphys Historic Walking Tour Every Saturday At 10am
01:00 PM Angels Camp Veterans Memorial District
01:00 PM Big Trees North Grove Guided Tours Saturdays At 1pm
02:00 PM The Annual Ironstone 4th Of July Celebration Is This Saturday!!! Don't Miss It
05:00 PM Zucca After Hours
06:00 PM “Flight Night” at Tanner Vineyards
06:30 PM The 2016 GABA Summer Concert Series
Sunday, Jul 3
All Day Murphys Creek Theatre Presents Measure For Measure! Summer Is For Shakespeare
10:00 AM "Market At The Square" Farmers Market At Copperopolis Town Square
12:00 PM "Backyard Blues 'n' BBQ" At Historic Hotel Leger
Monday, Jul 4
06:00 PM A Safe Place For Family Fireworks In Angels Camp July4
06:30 PM Overeaters Anonymous Arnold
Wednesday, Jul 6
06:00 PM Hey Neighbors! “Locals Night” at Milliaire Winery
Friday, Jul 8
All Day Murphys Creek Theatre Presents Measure For Measure! Summer Is For Shakespeare
05:00 PM Zucca After Hours
05:30 PM Friday Jazz At Alchemy
Saturday, Jul 9
All Day Murphys Creek Theatre Presents Measure For Measure! Summer Is For Shakespeare
10:00 AM Murphys Historic Walking Tour Every Saturday At 10am
01:00 PM Big Trees North Grove Guided Tours Saturdays At 1pm
05:00 PM Rockin' the Park Fundraiser In Mountain Ranch
05:00 PM Zucca After Hours
06:30 PM The 2016 GABA Summer Concert Series
Sunday, Jul 10
All Day Murphys Creek Theatre Presents Measure For Measure! Summer Is For Shakespeare
10:00 AM "Market At The Square" Farmers Market At Copperopolis Town Square
12:00 PM "Backyard Blues 'n' BBQ" At Historic Hotel Leger
Monday, Jul 11
06:30 PM Overeaters Anonymous Arnold

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Strike Team 4051 Update From Alpine County Sheriff's Office

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/29/2016 12:14 PM
Bear Valley, CA...Strike Team 4051 is departing the Erskine Fire in Kern County. This team consisted of engines and personnel from: Bear Valley, Angels Camp, Copperopolis, Mokelumne Hill, West Point, Strike Team Chief from Murphys
I understand they may be heading to the fire near Auburn and I'll let you know if we get any updates.


Leaders’ Statement on a North American Climate, Clean Energy, and Environment Partnership

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/29/2016 12:00 PM
Ottawa, Canada....Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, President Barack Obama, and President Enrique Peña Nieto share a common commitment to a competitive, low-carbon and sustainable North American economy and society. The Paris Agreement was a turning point for our planet, representing unprecedented accord on the urgent need to take action to combat climate change through innovation and deployment of low-carbon solutions. North America has the capacity, resources and the moral imperative to show strong leadership building on the Paris Agreement and promoting its early entry into force. We recognize that our highly integrated economies and energy systems afford a tremendous opportunity to harness growth in our continuing transition to a clean energy economy. Our actions to align climate and energy policies will protect human health and help level the playing field for our businesses, households, and workers. In recognition of our close ties and shared vision, we commit today to an ambitious and enduring North American Climate, Clean Energy, and Environment Partnership that sets us firmly on the path to a more sustainable future.

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Why Being There Matters & Linden's Justin Wright Helps Keep Our Oceans Safe

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/29/2016 10:38 AM
North China Sea...Naval Aircrewman (Helicopter) 1st Class Justin Wright, a native of Linden, Calif., operates a hoist with a rescue strap during a combat search and rescue (CSAR) training evolution aboard an MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter, assigned to the “Golden Falcons” of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 12. HSC-12 is embarked aboard USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) with Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5 in support of security and stability in the Indo-Asia-Pacific.

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United States Condemns Terrorist Attack on Istanbul's Ataturk Airport

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/29/2016 10:20 AM
Washington, DC...The United States strongly condemns today’s terrorist attack on Istanbul's Ataturk Airport. We extend our condolences to the families of the victims and our hopes for a quick recovery for the wounded. We will remain in close touch with Turkish authorities throughout the investigation.

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The Big, Ginormous, Fun, Fabulous, Patriotic, Small Town Americana On Display, Arnold Independence Day Parade!!

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/29/2016 10:09 AM
Arnold, CA...Celebrate your favorite American Hero this Saturday, July 2nd at 10am. Hwy 4 closes at 9:30am so the Ebbetts Pass Corridor can celebrate all along the parade route in Arnold. It is a complete day of fun in Arnold, you can start your day off with a great pancake breakfast from the Lions Club, get your cardio in with the Firecracker Mile, relax with friends and family while you watch the parade and enjoy a concert in Cedar Center. So grab your lawn chairs, mark you viewing spots and Celebrate America's Birthday Mountain Style!

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Enjoy 4th of July in Murphys June 28 through July 5, 2016

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/29/2016 09:20 AM
Murphys, CA...Enjoy 4th of July in Murphys June 28 through July 5, 2016! Wednesdays at Rob's Place - Weekly Specials & Live Music with Nicholas Lefler from 6-8 pm. Call 209-813-7003 for reservations and information. Thursdays at the Murphys Hotel - Karaoke in the Saloon from 8:30 to Midnight. Fridays and Saturdays at Zucca Tasting Room - "Zucca After Hours" is open 5-8 pm. Enjoy a glass of wine on the patio; we always welcome your picnic items or takeout from area restaurants.

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Calaveras Sheriff's Department Launches Marijuana Tip line

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/29/2016 08:57 AM
San Andreas, CA...CNEU now has a tip line dedicated for marijuana related activity and complaints. You can reach the tip line at (209) 754-6870. Should you choose to use the tip line, please provide the following information when you call: 1. Reason for the call. 2. Location where it is occurring including the town. If you do not know the address, try and describe the location. EX: the fourth parcel on First Street with the big green gate. 3. If you want an Investigator to contact you, please provide your name and phone number.


Calaveras Humane Society Says Thank You To Girl Scout Junior Troop 60116 and Montclaire Elementary School!

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/29/2016 08:33 AM
San Andreas, CA...Junior Troop 60116, a girl scout troop in Los Altos, chose the Butte Fire victims for their community service project this year. They researched our county and chose to help Resource Connection and The Calaveras Humane Society. They put bins in their school, Montclaire Elementary, and asked for donations.

Pictured is Mia Pytel, representing Troop 60116, and Anne Ellis, executive director for the Calaveras Humane Society, with the donated food and supplies that will go to the Mountain Ranch Food Bank.
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SNAC Has The New Hobie Mirage Eclipse!! The First Standup Leg Powered SUP!!

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/25/2016 03:01 PM
Arnold, CA...We had the pleasure to get a Hobie Mirage Eclipse demonstration from SNAC Arnold's Max McCormick! Enjoy your time on the water with this fast, fun, human powered watercraft. They are perfect for Fun & Fitness. They are in stock now are ready for the lake!!


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Tax Rate on Gasoline Reduced Right Before July 4 Weekend

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/28/2016 04:29 PM
Sacramento, CA...The California State Board of Equalization (BOE) announces that the state excise tax on gasoline will drop by 2.2 cents per gallon on July 1, 2016. This will lower the excise tax rate from 30 cents to 27.8 cents per gallon for the 2016-17 fiscal year, effective July 1, 2016, through June 30, 2017. “Californians have another reason to celebrate during Independence Day weekend,” said BOE Member Runner. “This gas tax rate cut comes right on time for those hitting the road during the holiday.”

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CHS Arnold Is Having A Kayak Raffle!!! Drawing On July 2nd!!

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/28/2016 04:01 PM
Arnold, CA...CHS Arnold Is Having A Kayak Raffle!!!

Traffic Update....Van vs Jeep On Hwy 49

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/28/2016 03:54 PM
Jackson, CA....CHP is reporting a possible injury collision where a van and Jeep have gotten together and gone off the roadway near Hwy 49 and Electra. Please use caution in the area....

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Fire Update....Vegetation Fire On Buckboard Drive In Copperopolis (Updated)

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/28/2016 03:24 PM
Copperopolis, CA...Air and ground resources are on the way to a vegetation fire on Buckboard Drive in the Copperopolis Area. Please use caution in the area... of 3:39pm...Traffic Controls set up in fire are and it is at about 10 acres are this time. They should be able to get this one unless it spots out ahead of the fire. Update as of 3:36pm...possible structure threat on Wagon Wheel. Update as of 3:55pm. Fire still holding at 10-12 acres at last report from the IC. Some spotting that they are knocking down... Update as of 4:30pm...Air Attack has been released and Copter 404 is picking up their crew. Expect some units to stay on scene for mop up the next few hours. Great Job Everyone!!


The Annual Ironstone 4th Of July Celebration Is This Saturday!!! Don't Miss It

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/28/2016 03:12 PM
Murphys, CA...Make plans to attend The Annual Instone Fourth of July Celebration & Fireworks Show which consistently ranks as one of the best fireworks shows in the region. In fact, in 2012 ABC news ranked it in the top 10 of the best small town Fourth Of July Celebrations in the Nation!! This year it is July 2, 2016 – Fourth of July Celebration at Ironstone Vineyards – Gates open at 2pm – Family fun, yummy food, live music, fireworks and more - - Enjoy the music of Jill and the Giants, Brian Jirka & the Cabby Band and Risky Biscuits – Call 209-728-1251 for tickets and information.

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On July 3rd It's Red White And Blues At The Square With The Shakers!

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/28/2016 12:17 PM
Copperopolis, CA...Come on out and celebrate an Old Fashioned Independence Day with us! Loads of farm fresh Summer Fruits and Veggies! Yummy Food Vendors! Craft vendors! Fun games and Contests for All ages! ! Who can carry the most watermelons?!! Pie eating contests! Live Blues music by The Shakers! Wine tasting! Bounce House, Face painting! A fun day for all!! Enjoy a picnic in the park! If you can make anything Red, White and Blue or Arts and Crafts, please Contact Kim at or 209.768.6010 for vendor info!

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CCWD Debuts, New Upgraded Payment Processing System

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/28/2016 12:02 PM
San Andreas, CA...CCWD is pleased to announce it has implemented a more secure, convenient and user-friendly payment processing system called Paymentus. This system provides significant benefits to customers, enabling them to securely pay their bills faster and more conveniently. To use this new system, customers must create new online accounts – registering is easy and only takes a few minutes. Existing accounts created using our old system will only be supported through August 31, 2016. The new system allows customers to make one-time payments, enroll in AutoPay, view e-Bills, set up email payment reminders, and easily manage multiple accounts. Click here to see a bill insert that will be sent to all CCWD customers.

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CWA's Beat The Heat Is August 13th

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/28/2016 11:55 AM
Murphys, CA...Dive into Calaveras Wine Country this August! Our wines have been making a splash, so join us before Summer is over and taste the vintages everyone has been raving about. Purchase a glass by visiting us in down-town Murphys or at one of our picturesque vineyards and Beat the Heat in the shade of the vines. With your purchase of a $20 commemorative glass you can stroll along our historic downtown and taste at a few of the seventeen tasting rooms located there. Whether you are shopping for the perfect rose’, looking to catch live music or explore a new winery, we are a wine-lover’s dream. Savor the last few drops of summer and explore what Calaveras Wine Country has to offer!

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Greenhorn Creek Now Hiring For Several Positions

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/28/2016 11:43 AM
Angels Camp, CA...Greenhorn Creek is now hiring for several positions including Landscaping, Sous Chef at CAMPS, Golf Shop and Outside Staff. Details are enclosed...

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CCWD Board Approves Urban Water Management Plan

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/28/2016 11:29 AM
San Andreas, CA...The Calaveras County Water District Board of Directors unanimously approved the 2015 Update of the Urban Water Management Plan (UWMP), which is one of the central water resources planning documents for large water agencies in the state. To view the updated plan and appendices, click here.

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Hazel Fischer Elementary School Is Bringing Back The Firecracker Mile! Register Today!!

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/28/2016 11:23 AM
Arnold, CA...The Hazel Fischer Elementary School is bringing back The Firecracker Mile! It will run on July 2nd, 2016 at 9:30 a.m. at the top of the Arnold Byway! Runners and walkers welcome! Once an Arnold Independence Day Parade tradition, the Firecracker Mile is a mile-long fun run that kicks off the Independence Day parade, beginning at the Arnold Byway and ending at Cedar Center.

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Caltrans District 10 Weekly Road Report Through July 2nd

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/28/2016 11:12 AM
Angels Camp, CA...The latest schedule of road repairs and maintenance that will affect your travels in our area and as you travel. Locally crews will be working on many of our roadways. Below is Caltrans plans for repairs and maintenance on local roads. It shows the route, county and location of the possible repairs. Weather and other factors can alter their schedule.

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Jank Tones To Headline July First Friday In The Park

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/28/2016 10:58 AM
Murphys, CA...Jank Tones, a band based in Sonora consisting of bass, guitar and drums, will be the featured performers when the Murphys Community Club’s First Friday in the Park event is presented July 1 starting at 5:30 p.m. in the cool confines of Murphys Community Park. The band, whose agenda is to create an atmosphere for those who want to dance, was secured to replace John Covert’s Crystal Image Band that was forced to cancel due to health issues.

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Mokelumne Hill Man Perishes In ATV Collision

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/28/2016 10:37 AM
Mokelumne Hill, CA...On 06/27/2016 at approximately 1730 hours, a 65 year old Mokelumne Hill man was riding an Arctic Cat ATV eastbound on Jesus Maria Rd., west of Baker Riley Way. For an undetermined reason, he turned the ATV to the right causing it to travel off the south side of the roadway. The front of the Arctic Cat collided with a Dodge 3500 truck that was parked, facing in a northerly direction in a driveway. As a result of the collision, he was ejected from the ATV and came to rest in the roadway. He succumbed to his injuries at the scene. The use of alcohol is suspected as a contributing factor in this collision. P-1 was not wearing a helmet at the time of the collision.

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Full Agenda Enclosed For Today's Board of Supervisors Meeting! Live Webcast Starts At 9am

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/28/2016 08:55 AM
San Andreas, CA..Some of the Agenda items are: Adopt a Proclamation recognizing and honoring Barbara Elben, Victim/Witness Program Coordinator, for twenty-one years of service in the District Attorney's Office. Receive a Report from the Board Chair, Department Heads, CalOES and FEMA Update on Butte Fire Recovery. Adopt a Resolution approving Fiscal Year 2016-17 Recommended Budget for the County of Calaveras. Adopt a Resolution denying the appeal made by Nove Plaza LLC and upholding the Planning Commission action to deny Zoning Amendment 2016-009. These items are much more are on a packed meeting agenda enclosed...

Click Above To View Meeting Starting At 9am

The Board Adopted a Proclamation recognizing and honoring Barbara Elben, Victim/Witness Program Coordinator, for twenty-one years of service in the District Attorney's Office. to open the meeting...

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Governor Brown Signs 2016-2017 State Budget

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/28/2016 08:14 AM
Sacramento, CA...Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today signed a balanced, on-time state budget that doubles California's Rainy Day Fund, pays down debt, increases school funding and boosts programs to combat poverty and homelessness. "This solid budget makes responsible investments in California and sets aside billions of dollars to prepare for the next recession," said Governor Brown.

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Union Congregational Church to host local Cancer Moonshot Summit - June 29th

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/24/2016 11:12 AM
Angels Camp, CA...The following is comments from Karen Rojas addressing the City Council on the Summit. "Even though it’s not on the agenda, thank you for allowing me to have 3 minutes to speak on a grave matter that does affect Angels Camp. I cannot imagine that there is a single person in this room whose life or that of a loved has not been impacted by cancer. President Nixon declared the War on Cancer back in the 70s and although there have been successes, the Standard of Care - surgery, radiation, and chemo - has not “cured” cancer. If it was 1 in a 1,000 40 years ago and will soon be 1 in 5, it’ll hit 1 in 2 for our grandchildren. For decades, cancer has baffled scientists and experts around the globe, claiming over 8 million lives worldwide in 2012 alone. Numbers of newly-diagnosed cancer cases are expected to rise by 70% over the next 20 years.

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Fire Update....Vegetation Fire Off Of Chile Camp Road (Updated...10-12 Acres)

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/27/2016 03:28 PM
Valley Springs, CA...(Updated ad 4:21pm....TCU Command says the "fire is 10-12 acres at last report and they are making progress on the fire" Sections of Chile Camp Road is closed are there are some localized evacuations.) CHP is reporting a vegetation fire in the Valley Springs area off of Chile Camp Road. Please use caution for fire fighters working in the area....

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Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Logs Through June 23rd

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/27/2016 03:08 PM
Sonora, CA....The Tuolumne County Sheriff's Logs through June 23rd are enclosed

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Explosive Device & Arrest In Sonora

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/27/2016 01:33 PM
Sonora, CA...23 June 2016, at approximately 11:35 pm, Officers from the Sonora Police Department, assisted by Officers from the California Highway Patrol, responded to a disturbance on the 100 block of Columbia Way. When Officers arrived, two subjects determined to be involved in the disturbance, were located hiding in some bushes. A backpack was also located on the ground next to both subjects. Both subjects initially denied ownership of the backpack and its contents.

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Traffic Update....Pickup 300ft Down Embankment On New Priest Grade

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/27/2016 01:20 PM
Groveland, CA...CHP is reportng a major injury accident where a full sized pickup is 300ft down an embankment. The collision happened a couple of hours ago and crews are still on scene.

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Fire Update....Vegetation Fire On Hwy 41

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/27/2016 01:05 PM
Coarsegold, CA, CA...CHP is reporting a vegetation fire on Hwy 41 near Yosemite Springs Parkway. Please use caution and expect delays in the area...

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New Melones Lake Marina Celebrates Second Season & Adds New 60Ft Party Cruiser To Fleet!

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/27/2016 12:05 PM
Angels Camp, CA...New Melones Lake Marina hosted the June Calaveras Chamber Mixer and used the event to show off their expanded fleet and facilities as they power their way into their second season under ownership of the Mills Family. Highlighting their new offerings is a brand new 60ft Party Boat. This boat is almost ship sized and has full kitchen, restrooms, showers, seating, water slides & everything you need to host an entire group for a day or weekend event. When speaking with owner Darrin Mills he highlighted some of the advantages of the new craft. It is a great blend of traditional houseboat amenities and features with ease of use and carefree waterproof materials.

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Supreme Court Terminates Texas Abortion Access Law ~ Opinion Of Court By Justice Breyer

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/27/2016 07:49 AM
Washington, DC...In Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pa. v. Casey, 505 U. S. 833, 878 (1992), a plurality of the Court concluded that there “exists” an “undue burden” on a woman’s right to decide to have an abortion, and consequently a provision of law is constitutionally invalid, if the “purpose or effect” of the provision “is to place a substantial obstacle in the path of a woman seeking an abortion before the fetus attains viability.” (Emphasis added.) The plurality added that “[unnecessary health regulations that have the purpose or effect of presenting a substantial obstacle to a woman seeking an abortion impose an undue burden on the right.” Ibid .

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Traffic Update....Jackknifed Big Rig Blocking Hwy 4 Near Mosquito Lake (Updated)

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/27/2016 07:16 AM
Bear Valley, CA...(Update at 9:38am...The Big Rig has been loosened and is being escorted from the pass.) CHP is reporting a big rig has jackknifed on Hwy 4 between Mosquito Lake & Pacific Valley. Lanes are blocked. We always seem to get one or two of these every summer.

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Alchemy Now Hiring For Two Positions

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/24/2016 12:29 PM
Murphys, CA...Alchemy now hiring two positions: 1. Full time/part time server. This position would include bar tending shifts, waiting shifts and hosting shifts. You, looking to work weekends, self starter, friendly, outgoing, great sense of humor and a great love of REAL beer, wine, and food. 2. Full time Line Cook. This position would include pantry, grill, and saute work. You, looking to work weekends, have recent experience with high-volume line cooking. Please stop by to fill out an application at 191 Main St. Murphys or send a resume to No phone calls please.


Don't Miss Market At The Square This Week!

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/26/2016 08:52 AM
Copperopolis, CA...Market At The Square Farmers market runs every Sunday, 10-3pm! Farm fresh fruits, Baked Goodies from Rosas Bakery, Fresh hummus and pita chips and Breads, Seasonings, Fresh donuts, Mustards, Raw Honeys, Salsas, Organic and Asian Produce, Shaved Ice, Gourmet Cheeses, Nuts, Lemonlove, Old Skool Pie, Anna's Mexican and Seafood, Sidewinder's, Soy Candles, Coconut oil products, Soaps, Home Decor and Crafts and much more!!

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Dreaming Of Opening A Restaurant? There Is A Turn Key Location Next To Sarafina's 209.795.1342

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/06/2016 11:43 AM
Arnold, CA...Are you looking for a great location to make your restaurant dreams come true? We had the pleasure to spend a few minutes with Ashlock Financial Group's Tim Ashlock who manages numerous commercial properties in the area. Right next to Sarafina's in Arnold is a turn key restaurant opportunity with commercial equipment in place. There is two outside seating areas and also parking in front and also behind the restaurant....

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Local Smiles, Service & Savings From Sonora Ford!

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/21/2016 12:07 PM
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!
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Traffic Update...Vehicle vs Building In Twain Harte

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/25/2016 09:16 PM
Twain Harte, CA....CHP is reporting a vehicle vs a building on Joaquin Gully Road. It is reportedly stuck a building near an old restaurant. Please use caution in the area...

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Fire Update...One Acre Vegetation Fire In Mt. Provo Area

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/25/2016 07:29 PM
Sonora, CA....State, Local & Federal units are working a 1 acre vegetation fire in the Mt. Provo area. At last report they are holding additional tanker drops so that is good news. Let's be careful out there...


Brice Station's Hilltop Concert Series Continues Tonight With The Little Fuller Band

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/25/2016 05:59 PM
Murphys, CA...Born high upon the western slopes of the Sierra Nevada Mountains in Northern California, The Little Fuller Band is a highly energetic and refreshing change of pace from your usual folk band. These young performers have a sound that is something very much alive and growing rapidly. Combining influences from americana, bluegrass, country, folk, gypsy, punk and rock & roll, with a focus on heavily rhythmic use of traditional string instruments, every song breathes with its own unique dynamic, sound and velocity. Their music is naturally energetic, an energy that is compounded by their magnetism and presence on stage. Their writing creates an ever-changing style that blends seamlessly with powerful lyrics that touch on subjects ranging from political to playful. A familiar sound with a breath of fresh air, The Little Fuller Band is something you don’t want to miss.

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30% Off All Rentals Tomorrow Only At New Melones Lake Marina

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/25/2016 12:22 PM
Angels Camp, CA...Trying to find a way to wrap up another great weekend with your family and friends? Don't worry we have just the thing for a fun filled day! Join us tomorrow, Sunday June 26th out here on the lake for a day of fun in the sun! ALL RENTALS WILL BE 30% OFF!! Call today to reserve your getaway to a day of waves and rays!!

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Traffic Update...Vehicle Fire On Hwy 120 (Updated Has Spread To Vegetation)

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/25/2016 12:06 PM
Groveland, CA...(Update as of 12:33pm...canceling inbound units and two units will remain on scene for mop up.) (Update...The vehicle is fully engulfed and the fire has spread into the vegetation) CHP is reporting a vehicle fire on Hwy 120 just east of Sawmill Mountain Road. Please use caution in the area...

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Traffic Update...Possible Injuries In Pickup Off Roadway Incident On Hwy 26

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/25/2016 11:49 AM
West Point, CA...CHP is reporting a white pickup off the roadway with possible injuries. The incident is on Hwy 26 near Woodhouse Mine Road. Please use caution in the area...

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President Obama's Weekly Address : Designating Stonewall National Monument

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/25/2016 11:11 AM
Washington, DC...Hi everybody. The story of America is a story of progress. It’s written by ordinary people who put their shoulders to the wheel of history to make sure that the promise of our founding applies not just to some of us – but to all of us. Farmers and blacksmiths who chose revolution over tyranny. Immigrants who crossed oceans and the Rio Grande. Women who reached for the ballot, and scientists who shot for the moon. The preachers, and porters, and seamstresses who guided us toward the mountaintop of freedom.

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Kevin's Crane Company Is Ready To Give You A Lift 209.795.4021

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/25/2016 07:13 AM
Avery, CA...Kevin’s Crane Company – Formerly Gilbeau Crane Service. Serving the motherlode since 1985. Call us today for all your lifting needs - 209.795.4021 – Construction, Spas, Trees, HVAC Units, Well Pumps, and anything else you may need lifted!

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Free Weekend Bus Shuttle Between Bear Valley & Lake Alpine Starts Tomorrow

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/24/2016 08:42 AM
Bear Valley, CA...Summer is shifting into high gear in Bear Valley as their Summer Adventure Park opens and also their Free Shuttle bus between Bear Valley & Lake Alpine. So make Bear Valley your Mountain Biking, Hiking, Kayaking, SUPing headquarters this summer.

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Estate Sale to Benefit the Diana J. White Cancer Institute

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/14/2016 08:23 AM
Sonora, CA...An estate sale will be held at the home of George and Diana White, June 24, 25 and 26, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 19279 2nd Garrotte Road in Groveland. Proceeds will benefit the Diana J. White Cancer Institute at Sonora Regional Medical Center. Last year, George White gave a generous estate gift in honor of his late wife, Diana. The gift, estimated at over $3 million, was directed to benefit the Cancer Center at Sonora Regional Medical Center. At the time of his gift, White said, “I am happy to make this estate gift to the hospital in her memory because I know it will help people in our community. That would have made Diana very happy.” To honor and recognize their substantial contribution, the Cancer Center will be renamed the Diana J. White Cancer Institute when it moves to its new location in the Medical Center’s Pavilion, scheduled to open in 2017.

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Traffic Update....Toyota Corolla vs Fence On Southworth

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/24/2016 07:00 PM
Valley Springs, CA...CHP is reporting a Toyota Corolla vs a fence on Southworth Road. Please use caution in the area....



Dual County High Speed Pursuit Lands Lodi Man In Jail

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/24/2016 06:27 PM
Valley Springs, CA...On 06/23/16 at approximately 2250 hours, Calaveras County Deputies observed a motorcycle making unsafe lane changes. The motorcycle was traveling at speeds greater than 75 mph and crossing a double divided highway. Deputies attempted to conduct an enforcement stop on the violations near Pattison Road and South Camanche Parkway, in Burson.

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