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Saturday, May 30
06:00 AM Calaveras Door of Hope Heroes Fun Run 2015
06:45 AM HEROES FUN RUN 2015
10:00 AM Walking Tour of Historic Downtown Murphys
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
Sunday, May 31
Monday, Jun 1
10:15 AM Hospice of the Sierra's Grief Support Group in Murphys
Tuesday, Jun 2
Wednesday, Jun 3
06:30 PM Overeaters Anonymous
07:30 PM Alcoholics Anonymous
Thursday, Jun 4
03:00 PM Hospice of Amador & Calaveras "drop-in" Grief Support Groups
06:00 PM Debtors Anonymous
06:00 PM Live Music at The Prospector Brewery
Friday, Jun 5
07:00 PM Live Music and Dancing at CAMPS 209.736.8181

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Twisted Folk Concert Series Presents the Leftover Cuties (Reminder Tonight)

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/30/2015 09:39 AM
Vallecito, CA...Twisted Oak Winery is pleased to announce the first concert of our 2015 Twisted Folk Concert Series – featuring The Leftover Cuties! “We’re thrilled to be able to kick off our 2015 Summer Concert Series with such an interesting group of musicians as the Leftover Cuties,” said winery co-owner Jeff Stai. “The Leftover Cuties blend 1930s acoustic jazz, a dash of Dixieland, and a modern pop vibe into sort of a retro mix of awesomeness. I know that probably makes no sense, you’ll just have to come to the show to see what I mean.”

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Twisted Oak Winery, Announces The 2015 Edition Of The Award-Winning Twisted Folk Summer Concert Series.

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/06/2015 02:45 PM
Vallecito, CA..Twisted Oak winery, in Vallecito, California, announces the 2015 edition of the award-winning Twisted Folk Summer Concert Series. This year’s Twisted Folk Summer Concert Series is going INTERNATIONAL! We are presenting six shows - including bands from Australia, Canada, and Sweden - nine musicians who are back by popular demand, and a few Grammy winners. The diverse musical styles represented this year, range from traditional to contemporary, plugged-in & unplugged, Americana, Celtic, Scandinavian, folk-rock, vocal virtuosity, and instrumental wizardry. All happening at our scenic hilltop venue for your listening and drinking pleasure!...

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

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/29/2015 04:43 PM
Angels Camp, CA...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.

Sizzling Summer Deals At 49er Motors

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/29/2015 03:55 PM
Angels Camp, CA...49er Motors sizzling summer savings are here now! And our finance rates are HOT!! Come in down and let us put you behind the wheel of a Car, Truck or SUV today!! We can finance most anyone from terrible to great credit.

2009 Subaru Forester XLL Bean Edition, 4cyl 2.5L , All Wheel Drive, Leather Seats, Panorama Moonroof, Cruise Control, Auto Windows & Locks, Roof Rack, Fog Lights, Steering Wheel Controls, Keyless Entry, Heated Front Seats. Motor Trend Crowned This Subaru 2009 Sport Utility Of The Year, Throw Your Bike On Top, And Your Dog In The Back And Take This On A Mountain Cruise !!!!! ON SALE $14,949 VIN:JF2SH64699H707052

2006 Ford Super Duty F250, Crew Cab, 6.0L V8 Diesel 4x4, Leather, Dual Power Seats, Moonroof, 6 Disc Cd Player, Steering Wheel Controls, Auto-On Headlights & Fog Lights, Bed Liner, Towing Package And Much More. This Is An Awesome Looking Truck With Enough Power To Pull Your Toys!!!!! ON SALE $22,449 VIN:1FTSW21P36ED76301

2009 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon, 4x4 Automatic, V6 3.8L, 4 Door, Power Windows, Power Locks, Mp3 Cd Player, Air Conditioning, Fog Lights, Cruise Control, Power Steering, Superior off-road ability, fun to drive around town, rough-and-tumble image!!!! Wont Last Long !!!!
ON SALE $26,949 Vin:1j4ga691x9l713021

2001 Pontiac Grand Prix GTP- Fast Clean, 2 owner. Clean car fax, Leather, Moon roof, power windows and locks and much more!!
ON SALE $4949 VIN-1G2WR12171F100739

2007 Kia Optima LX, Great Commuter !!!! 4cyl 2.4L, Automatic Doorlocks and Windows, Air Conditioning, Cruise Control, Tilt Wheel, Cd Player, This is an Affordable Great Family Car or Commuter. Wont Last Long!!! ON SALE $7249 Vin: KNAGE123175129291

2001 Chaparral SSE 180 18Ft on Ziemen Trailer, Volvo Penta 4.3 GL Motor Inboard/Outboard, Open Bow, 8 Seater, Lots of Storage, Wake Board Tower, Plush Carpet, Captains Chairs, Large Swim Deck, ski locker, Cd Player, Low Hours !!!!!
ON SALE $10,949 Hull #: FGB72296D101 Trailer Vin# zw87901
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Avery Middle School Teacher Loses Cancer Battle

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/29/2015 03:43 PM
Avery, CA...Dear Avery Middle School Families, It is with great sadness that I share with you that our beloved Mrs. McKeen passed away yesterday morning in her home. This afternoon we shared this news with our student body. Staff members including our school psychologist were present to meet with grieving students. We are making you aware of Mrs. McKeen’s passing so that you will have the opportunity to comfort and support your child in this time....

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Traffic Update...Vehicle Over The Side On Hwy 88

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/29/2015 01:54 PM
Pioneer, CA...CHP is reporting a vehicle over the side near Sr88 / Mormon Emigrant Trl. A vehicle has gone about 40ft over the side and into the trees. An air ambulance has been dispatched. Please use caution in the area...
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Angels Camp Certified Farmers Market begins June 5 ACBA Starts the Season with a Bang

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/29/2015 12:59 PM
Angels Camp, May 28, 2014 – With the onset of summer, one of the area’s most celebrated events returns – the Angels Camp Certified Farmers Market. Every Friday starting June 5 through Sept. 25 the Angels Camp Business Association brings farm-fresh vegetables, herbs, flowers and fruits, healthy hand-crafted products, live entertainment, dinner options, desserts and a featured local winery to Utica Park from 5 p.m. to dusk.

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Grover Anderson Oct. 23, 1933 – May 21, 2015

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/29/2015 12:52 PM
Murphys, CA...Grover Anderson Oct. 23, 1933 – May 21, 2015. Born in Ceres, CA, the fourth and last child of James G. and Hattie Anderson, Grover died peacefully at home with his family in Murphys. In 1947, Grover’s father and eldest brother Leonard purchased the Dorrington Hotel and Camp Connell store and surrounding property. Grover was enrolled at Bret Harte High – a musically gifted student who also excelled academically and athletically. He loved playing football as a Bullfrog. He was a member of the Angels Camp Miners Band and is sweetly remembered picking up his clarinet or trumpet and playing along with music from the stereo at home. Once, when entreated by his wife to be quiet because their firstborn, Jack, was sleeping, he replied “he’d better get used to it!” We all did, and when he could no longer hold the instrument to his lips, we missed the perfectly pitched melodies that gave us an idea of the soul inside the man.

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Copperopolis Town Square Sunday Farmers Market Starting July 5th

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/29/2015 11:43 AM
Copperopolis, CA...Calling All Vendors For The 1st Annual Fresh Farmers Market at Copperopolis Town Square…”Market at The Square” Looking for Growers, Handmade Items, Arts and Crafts, Food, Wines and Street Faire Vendors. Market Will Be Held Every Sunday Starting July 5th from 9am-1pm and run through Sunday October 4th. Live Music Every Week!

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Rescission of Cuba as a State Sponsor of Terrorism

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/29/2015 11:31 AM
Washington, DC...In December 2014, the President instructed the Secretary of State to immediately launch a review of Cuba’s designation as a State Sponsor of Terrorism, and provide a report to him within six months regarding Cuba’s support for international terrorism. On April 8, 2015, the Secretary of State completed that review and recommended to the President that Cuba no longer be designated as a State Sponsor of Terrorism...

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May Flowers Have Sprung For Plan B

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/29/2015 11:25 AM
Murphys, CA...Sat June 6th...1st Annual "Sounds of Summer" Concert Series at Copperopolis Town Square! FREE Live Music... yup in june , July, Aug...there are some good bands playin this place, so track those shows....

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Greenhorn Creek Golf Resort Men’s Club Results for Wednesday May 27, 2015

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/29/2015 10:21 AM
Angels Camp, CA...The Game: THE GOOD, THE BAD, and THE UGLY. Two net Best Balls on Hole #1; Two middle net Balls on Hole #2; Two worst net Balls on Hole #3; repeat sequence. 1st Place Fred Russell, Paul Agriesti, Don Pulliam Dennis Schneider. 2nd Place Tie: Buddy Robinson, Bill Lawrence, Mark Weinheimer, Chris Niehuis. 2nd Place Tie: Bob Bowser, John Buckman, Keith Jolly, Conrad Boisvert. Closest to the Flagstick: Hole #8: Bert Sobon 5’7”, Chris Niehuis 11’11”

1st place winners pictured above from Left: Fred Russell, Paul Agriesti and Don Pulliam (Dennis Schneider not pictured)

Cal Fire Electricity Service Inspections? ~ Letter To The Editor By Alex Stromeyer

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/29/2015 10:07 AM
Arnold, CA...I have noticed many property owners who have not cleared their electricity service lines from PG&E's service to their homes.Far too many neglected service drops are overgrown with trees rubbing the insulation off the service electricity lines that send power to homes.I know many hate "Big Government", "Big Brother", however when it comes to the public good for all, and wildfires are a public issue, we all are threatened by wild fires, it makes good sense that Cal Fire inspect all service drops to homes in Calaveras County...
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Sonora Man Passes Away After Accident

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/29/2015 09:25 AM
Mi-Wuk Village, CA...An 86 year old Sonora man slumped over in tow truck and passed away after an accident just after noon yesterday. The accident occurred on Hwy 108 near Wheeler Road. A Tucson, AZ man was driving a 2012 Ford pickup westbound and being followed by the 2005 Chevy pickup driven by the now deceased 86 year old Sonora man. The driver of the Ford had pulled to the north shoulder of the roadway and attempted a U turn and struck the Chevy pickup on the left side...

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Summer Is Time For Super Cruising On A Super Cruiser On New Melones

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/29/2015 07:33 AM
Angels Camp, CA...New Melones Lake Marina has all the water toys you need this summer. This week they are featuring Super Cruisers. The Super Cruiser pictured below has a bathroom on board, slide, sink, picnic tables, and lounge chairs. It is available overnight. Plenty of room for family and friends. Just click below to make reservations online.

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Now Is A Great Time To Start Scouting! Registration Night May 29th

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/21/2015 11:29 AM

Arrests In Jamestown Stabbing Case

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/28/2015 05:21 PM
Jamestown, CA...On 5/14/2015 the Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Office responded to Bench Dr. in Jamestown regarding a stabbing of a 30 year old male. The injuries were determined to be life threatening and the victim was immediately transported to Modesto for surgery....
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Cal Fire Helicopter 404 On Search & Rescue In Highland Lakes Area

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/28/2015 05:20 PM
Lake Alpine, CA....Helicopter 404 out of Columbia has been dispatched and should now be on scene in the Highland Lake area for a search & rescue mission for possibly two women missing out of San Joaquine County

Hotel Leger Backyard Blues n BBQ 2015 Summer Music Series

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/28/2015 02:53 PM
Mokelumne Hill, CA...The Historic Hotel Leger is pleased to announce our 2nd season of Backyard Blues 'n' BBQ Summer Music Series through September 6th! Come and join us every Sunday from Noon to 4pm in our outdoor Pool Courtyard for some AWESOME BBQ and great live Blues music from some of the best Blues bands in the Northern California region! Full bar, house-made lemonade and soft drinks available as well!

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Traffic Update...Possible Injury Accident Near Sr120 / New Priest Grade

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/28/2015 02:37 PM
Groveland, CA...CHP is reporting a Possible Injury Accident Near Sr120 / New Priest Grade. Please use caution in the area...

Outdoor Burning Suspended In California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection Tuolumne – Calaveras Unit

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/28/2015 02:29 PM
San Andreas – As drought conditions continue to increase fire danger in the region, CAL FIRE has suspended all burn permits for outdoor open residential burning within the State Responsibility Area of Tuolumne County, Calaveras County, Eastern Stanislaus County and Eastern San Joaquin County. This suspension takes effect June 1, 2015 and bans all residential outdoor burning of landscape debris including branches and leaves....

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Traffic Update...Three Baby Llamas In Roadway

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/28/2015 11:38 AM
San Andreas, CA...CHP is reporting three baby llamas in the roadway near 501 Gold Strike Road. Please, Please use caution in the area...

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Shop Local! Sierra Hills, Angels Food & Sierra Hills Natural Food Markets. Weekly Specials Through June 2, 2015

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/28/2015 11:17 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

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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This Week at the Arnold CHS Thrift Store Cat Adoption Center – MERLIN & CLANCY!

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/28/2015 09:10 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 (Phone 209-795-GIVE). Merlin & Clancy will be there, along with other kitties who would love 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). New summer hours for Angels Camp are Thurs/Fri,10 am–5 pm, and Sat., 11 am–5pm. The Angels Camp Adoption Center will have GUEST CATS from Calaveras County Animal Services available for adoption again this week, so if you'd like to meet shelter cats at one of our adoption centers, check out the cats in Angels Camp this week! CHS foster kitties will be there too!

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Murphys to Markleeville – “The Schedule” – May 29 to June 6

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/28/2015 07:42 AM
Arnold, CA...“The Schedule” is published every Thursday by the Ebbetts Pass Visitors Center and includes everything happening from Murphys to Markleeville. For more detailed info visit The Schedule. Please come by and pick one up or contact the Visitors Center at to have your event included in “The Schedule.”

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JOJO Is Lost!! Help Him Find His Way Home

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/27/2015 05:31 PM
Arnold, CA... My dog is JOJO and he is a black poodle mix. 14 lbs Very friendly. He is chipped. Last seen on Rancho Paradiso in Arnold. My name is Carrie phone number is 209-262-8783 and my address is 2136 Rancho Paradiso. We are devastated! Thank you in advance.


Big Crowd For New Melones Marina Ribbon Cutting & Grand Opening

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/27/2015 08:11 PM
Angels Camp, CA...The docks, boats and decks were filled for the Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening of the New, New Melones Marina. Ownership is now is local hands as the Mills Family unveiled the remodeled and freshened up Marina. The event also helped reinforce that while water levels may be less than what we would like there is still plenty of water waiting for all of your watersport, boating and houseboating adventures. The ribbon cutting ceremony was officiated by Supervisor Debbie Ponte and Darrin Mills' former babysitter. Refreshments and Newsome Harlow wines were served.

New Melones Marina Ribbon Cutting Video In HD
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Magnolia Rythm Trio At Alchemy Winemakers Night June 2nd.

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/27/2015 04:33 PM

Traffic Advisory...State Route 89 From State Route 4 To Alpine/Eldorado County Line

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/27/2015 04:13 PM
Alpine County – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will perform one-way traffic control on State Route 89 (SR-89) from SR-4 to the Alpine/El Dorado County line for paving. Work will begin Tuesday, May 26, 2015, through Friday, May 29, 2015, from 6:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m...

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IRS Statement on the "Get Transcript" Incident That Exposted 100,000 Taxpayers

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/27/2015 03:39 PM
Washington, DC...The IRS announced today that criminals used taxpayer-specific data acquired from non-IRS sources to gain unauthorized access to information on approximately 100,000 tax accounts through IRS’ “Get Transcript” application. This data included Social Security information, date of birth and street address....

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Sign Up Now For A Sewing Class At Country Cloth

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/27/2015 02:33 PM
Angels Camp, CA...Do you have a serger or sewing machine that you need help with? Maybe you don't use it as often as you'd like to because you've forgotten what it can do? On Thursday, June 18 Ginger will be teaching a Serger Review class & on Thursday, June 25 she will teach a Sewing Machine Review. The fee is $25, or FREE to BERNINA CLUB members. All makes & models of machines are welcome! Call the shop (209)736-4998 or stop by to sign up for this class & start sewing again!

Rocelli Roofing Is Ready To Take Care Of All Your Roofing Needs!

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/27/2015 02:03 PM
Murphys, CA...John Roscelli owner of Roscelli Roofing is ready to assist you with your roofing needs. John grew up in Murphys and is now raising his family here. He has been in the roofing industry for the last 12 years and is fully qualified and licensed for whatever your roofing needs are.. New Roofs – Repairs – Inspections – Roof Cleaning & Maintenance

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1st Annual Copper Town Square KIDS CAMP!

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/27/2015 01:19 PM
Copperopolis, CA...Hey Kids Come On Out for Three Fun Filled Days of Summer Camp at Copperopolis Town Square from 9am-12pm, June 10th, 11th and 12th! Snacks, Games, Arts and Crafts, Archery, Ice Cream Social and Much More! $5 Per Day/$15 for all 3 days. Sponsored by Castle & Cooke, TLC Learning Center and Copper Parks & Rec. All Kids Ages 7-12 are Invited for Some Fabulous Fun!! Scholarships Are Available. Please call Kim at 209.785.9700 or Lori at 209.206.5355 to Sign Up Your Child Now!

TLC - The Learning Center at Copperopolis Town Square Now Offering Drop-In Child Care

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/27/2015 01:00 PM
Copperopolis, CA...Copperopolis Town Square – the events, shopping and entertainment gathering place in Calaveras County – announces a recent addition, TLC – The Learning Center, is now offering drop-in child care. Perfect for spur-of-the-moment date nights, the drop-in option is the pre-school and after-school childcare facility’s latest programming addition. Also just-announced is an eight-week summer kids’ camp with a registration deadline of Monday, June 1. "We’re so excited to open our doors to the children of Calaveras County,” says owner and operator Lori Cox, a local resident. “Our team is dedicated to ensuring they have fun, while also learning critical skills like manners and etiquette, reading, and simple science and math.” TLC – The Learning Center’s fun, relevant curriculum makes it a place for children to learn and grow. It also includes arts & crafts, cooking, music, outdoor play, kindergarten preparation and much more....

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Reminder It's Time To Get Social Tomorrow With Copper Town Square & Calaveras Chamber

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/27/2015 12:45 PM

Missing Pioneer Man Found Deceased In Salt Springs Reservoir

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/27/2015 12:27 PM
Pioneer, CA...On Sunday May 24, 2015 at approximately 1715 hours personnel from the United States Forest Service contacted the Amador County Sheriff’s Office and provided notification that a hiker had located a deceased subject in Salt Springs Reservoir approximately 3.5 miles from the dam. Amador County Sheriff’s Deputies responded and hiked to the area where they located and removed the partially submerged male subject. Due to darkness and the steep, rocky terrain deputies secured the scene overnight. Deputies were accompanied by Amador County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue personnel. On Monday May 25, 2015 the decedent was recovered by the flight crew of Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Office helicopter A101....
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Murphys Library - Children's Pirate/Princess Day, Saturday, May 30

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/27/2015 12:13 PM
Murphys, CA...Murphys Library will host its Third Annual Children's Pirate/Princess Day from 1:00 - 3:00 on Saturday, May 30, 2015. There will be inside and outside games and activities, a costume contest, and prizes galore! Dress up as your favorite princess or pirate!

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World First As Viral Immunotherapy For Skin Cancer Shows Patient Benefit In Phase III Trial

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/27/2015 11:09 AM
London, UK...A genetically engineered herpes virus can halt the progression of skin cancer by killing cancer cells and sparking the immune system into action against tumours, a landmark clinical trial has shown. It is the first time that a Phase III trial of viral immunotherapy has definitively shown benefit for patients with cancer.

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Interested In Participating In New Farmers Market At Copperopolis Town Square?

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/27/2015 10:55 AM
Copperopolis, CA...Interested in Participating in a Weekly Farmers Market at Copperopolis Town Square?!! We Are Planning to Host a Fresh Farmers Market Every Week This Summer! We are Looking for Vendors!! Local Growers, Florists, Food, Wineries, Restaurants, Arts, Crafts and Street Faire Vendors! Please contact Kim if you or someone you know may be interested in participating at 209.785.9700! We Offer a Gorgeous Venue! Held Every Sunday. No Charge for Booth Space!

New Study Class Starting May 28th At Murphys Covenant Church

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/27/2015 10:51 AM
Murphys, CA...Beginning May 28, a new six-week group will meet to discuss the hope people have as Christians. Topics will include heaven, the resurrection, the second coming of Jesus, and last things as revealed in scripture and written about by N.T. Wright in his book "Surprised by Hope: Rethinking Heaven, the Resurrection, and the Mission of the Church." The group will meet on Thursday evenings 6-8pm, including a potluck dinner and childcare. All are welcome to join the discussion...

Fire Report...Unattended, Out Of Hours, Debris Burn Burns 1/2 Acre

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/27/2015 10:39 AM
Groveland, CA...Yesterday in the 9000 Block of Hwy 120 near 3pm fire personal responded to a debris burn that escaped and burned approximately 1/2 acre of vegetation. All the details are enclosed....

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Caltrans Concludes Tower Anchor Rod Seismic “Pull” Tests

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/27/2015 10:26 AM
Oakland, CA...Caltrans today announced completing the first phase of the Bay Bridge tower anchor rod investigation, releasing test results showing more than 99 percent of rods that could be tested were not broken and can withstand major earthquake forces. “More than 99 percent of the more than 400 rods tested in the Bay Bridge tower foundation are not broken,” said Dr. Brian Maroney, Chief Engineer of the Bay Bridge project. “These anchor rods are just one of many seismic innovations on this bridge that help ensure resiliency of the structure for decades to come. The two rods that did not pass the test will be sent to a laboratory to determine exactly what happened to them.”
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Ailene A. Haley 1929 - 2015

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/26/2015 09:25 PM
Wilseyville, CA...Ailene A. Haley passed away peacefully in her home on the Mayflower Ranch surrounded by her daughters and son-in-laws on May 14, 2015. Ailene was born in Jackson, CA on May 10, 1929 to Clyde and Clarinda Watson and was raised on the Mayflower Ranch in Wilseyville where she lived her entire life. Ailene attended Fine Gold, Mayflower, and Banner Elementary Schools and 9th-11th Grade at Calaveras High School....

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Four DUI Arrests For CHP Over Memorial Day Weekend

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/26/2015 08:32 PM
San Andreas, CA...In Calaveras County, 4 people were arrested by the CHP between 6:00 pm Friday and 11:59 pm Monday. Our Officers handled 4 accidents during this time period. Unfortunately 1 of the accidents involved an injury..

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Celebration Of Life For Seth Turoonjian Will Be June 17

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/26/2015 02:28 PM
San Andreas, CA...Our community has lost a very special man. Seth Turoonjian lost his battle with Progressive Supranuclear Palsy and died May 22, 2015. He was 73 years old. Seth is survived by his long-time luv and friend Marian; son Nikos; daughter-in-law Shauna; grandchildren Savannah, Cheyenne, and Wyatt; sister Shirley; brother Jim; nephews Kye, and Brett, and nieces Leyla, Amy, Beth, Brook and Kelsey; cousins Tom and David and his Aunt, Alice...

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Greenhorn Creek Offering Summer Fun For Kids

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/26/2015 11:16 AM
Angels Camp, CA...Golf skills, good sportsmanship, and great summer fun - Greenhorn Creek Golf Course and Resort will be offering two great summer golf programs for local kids. The summer tour of The First Tee of San Joaquin kicks off Saturday, June 13, at 9:00 am. This nine week program for students ages 7-17 is part of The First Tee, a national program that has brought golf to over 9 million students nationwide since its inception in 1997. The First Tee helps shape the lives of young people from all walks of life by teaching them values like integrity, respect and perseverance through the game of golf...

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Traffic Update...Possible Injury Accident Near Sr26 / Paloma Rd

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/26/2015 06:56 AM
Valley Springs, CA...CHP is reporting a possible injury accident near Sr26 / Paloma Rd. Please use caution in the area...

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

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/20/2015 10:02 AM
Angels Camp, CA...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.

Our Debt To Those Who Served Can Never Be Repaid

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/23/2015 09:41 AM

“Our debt to the heroic men and valiant women in the service of our country can never be repaid. They have earned our undying gratitude. America will never forget their sacrifices.” President Harry S. Truman at the World War II Memorial

Big Memorial Day Kayak & SUP Sale At SNAC

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/22/2015 10:08 AM
Arnold, CA...SNAC Arnold has a broad selection of gently used recreational kayaks on sale for 30% off retail, while they last! Sit-on top singles & doubles, fisherman specific models and sit inside singles. They're all stable & user-friendly and would be a nice addition to your Memorial Day Weekend celebration!

SNAC's #1 Selling SUP, the Softee is on sale now for $795. If you're looking for an all around, universal-style SUP that's good for the whole family & even yoga practice, look no further. This is the SUP for you! 11 ft. x 31" & 27# of fun!

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Past 50 Local News
  1. A Most Memorable Memorial Day Indeed In Murphys (Repost From 2014)
  2. Watch a Movie This Week at the Best Theatre in the Mother Lode...Angels Six Theatres!
  3. Juan Pablo Montoya Wins The 2015 Indianapolis 500 ~ By Dave Lewandowski
  4. Make Plans To Attend The Annual Arnold Car Classic Show
  5. Brice Station Hill Top Concert Series Starts Tonight With The Snarky Cats
  6. Mind Matters Clinic Seeking Executive Director
  7. The 2015 Mini Math Bowl Results Are In
  8. Make Plans To Play & Bid For A Great Cause
  9. The CCWD Board Is Back In Action On Wednesday
  10. Sound Underground Concert on Sunday May 31 at Petroglyphe Gallery
  11. Cantamos At Big Trees State Park Saturday June 6, 2015 at 2:00 pm
  12. Don't Miss The Sammy Leverone Band Tonight At Sequoia Woods
  13. Presidential Weekly Address: Honoring Our Fallen Heroes this Memorial Day
  14. Missing Bull Dog On French Gulch Road (Dog Has Been Found)
  15. Murphys Hotel Community Yard Sale
  16. Arnold Ace Home Center Memorial Weekend Deals
  17. The Inaugural Copper Town Square Summer Concert Series (Chains Required On May 23rd)
  18. Angels Camp PD / Sonora PD Sobriety and Driver License Checkpoint
  19. Your Bargain Book Dreams Await
  20. Stop By 49er Motors For Your New Summer Ride
  21. State Department Update Including Clinton Email Update
  22. New Melones Lake Marina Celebrates Grand Opening May 22
  23. Make Plans Now To Attend The 18th Annual Paddlefest!!
  24. Traffic Update...Non-Injury Accident In Jamestown
  25. Spring Home-Buying Season Off To Strong Start
  26. Murphys to Markleeville – “The Schedule” – May 22 to May 30
  27. Let Action Realty Take Care Of All Your Real Estate Needs
  28. Shop Local! Sierra Hills, Angels Food & Sierra Hills Natural Food Markets. Weekly Specials Through April 21!
  29. Avery Middle School Honored By State As Gold Ribbon School
  30. Make Plans To Attend June Chamber Of Commerce Mixer At The Square
  31. Bold and Bright New Styles at The Clothes Mine!
  32. Traffic Update...Tree In Roadway From Morning Accident On Jesus Maria
  33. O.A.R.S. Pledges 0K in Money and Trips to Get Kids into National Parks
  34. DUI Saturation Patrol Nets 6 DUI Arrests
  35. The 2015 Frog Jump Parade Almost 300 Photos & Full Video
  36. Traffic Advisory - San Andreas. Increased traffic due to healthwalk. Watch for pedestrians. 11am to 1pm
  37. Your Ride A Bit Banged Up? 49er Motors Has New Wheels For You!!
  38. Dorothy Parisi 1928 - 2015
  39. Korean War Veteran, Leon Dube
  40. Ebbetts & Sonora Passes Reopen
  41. Robert Louis Maulhardt Jr. 1934 - 2015
  42. Mountain Ranch Resident, Bonnie Pulliam, 1941 - 2015
  43. Elsa Elizabeth Dyer 1934 - 2015
  44. Riley Kitchell Takes Top Frog Jump Honors!!
  45. Sunday May 17, 2015 International Frog Jump Day
  46. Will the world record be broken? 21' 5 3/4", will the record stand?
  47. Angels Trading Post Has Everything To Keep You Moving!!!
  48. Order Your New Mahindra Tractor From Joe's Services.
  49. Still Time To Win Your Derby Car, Crew & Entrance Fee For Tomorrow's Destruction Derby
  50. Calaveras County Fair & Jumping Frog Jubilee Saturday May 16 Schedule! Jumpin’ Frogs, Chubby Hogs and Corn Dogs! Hero’s Day Celebrating the American Cowboy & the American Soldier

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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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