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Wednesday, Apr 25
11:00 AM Guided Tours of Ironstone Vineyards
All Day Murphys "Classic Car Night"
05:00 PM Help Make Murphys a Safer Place to Walk & Bike...Murphys Complete Streets Meeting on April 25th
Thursday, Apr 26
All Day Murphys "Classic Car Night"
07:00 PM Calaveras High School Drama will be Presenting "Cinderella" April 26-29
Friday, Apr 27
10:00 AM Bret Harte Blood Drive
11:00 AM Guided Tours of Ironstone Vineyards
12:00 PM Murphys Old Timers Museum Will Display "Cattle in the Sierras " Through April
All Day Murphys "Classic Car Night"
05:30 PM State of Jefferson Town Hall Meeting
05:30 PM Friday Night Music at Alchemy
06:00 PM Cooking Class at Marisolio Tasting Bar- Polish Feast
06:00 PM Cooking Class at Marisolio Tasting Bar- Polish Feast
06:00 PM Cooking Class at Marisolio-Polish Feast
07:00 PM Calaveras High School Drama will be Presenting "Cinderella" April 26-29
Saturday, Apr 28
08:00 AM Central Calaveras Fire Mud Run 5K
08:00 AM Off The Beaten Path 10K/5K Run/Walk to Raise Funds for Mind Matters Clinic
10:00 AM The 2nd Annual Murphys Mutt March and the 1st Muttminster Dog Show
10:00 AM Can You Handle The Mud? The 2018 Stop Drop & Mud 5k is April 28th
10:00 AM Old Timers Museum Walking Tours Are Every Saturday at 10am.
11:00 AM Guided Tours of Ironstone Vineyards
11:00 AM Town Tours of Columbia State Historic Park
12:00 PM Murphys Old Timers Museum Will Display "Cattle in the Sierras " Through April
02:00 PM "Voices of Wisdom" Book Launch
03:00 PM Celebrate Spring Aboard Railtown 1897’s Popular & Fun Wildflower Train
05:00 PM Bret Harte Leadership Fundraiser Dinner
All Day Murphys "Classic Car Night"
05:00 PM Ladies Night Out Bingo Fundraiser to Benefit Bret Harte Grad Night!!!
07:00 PM Calaveras High School Drama will be Presenting "Cinderella" April 26-29
Sunday, Apr 29
10:00 AM The 2018 UCCE Master Gardeners of Amador Plant Sale
11:00 AM Sunday Funday at Ironstone Vineyards
11:00 AM Guided Tours of Ironstone Vineyards
11:00 AM Town Tours of Columbia State Historic Park
11:45 AM Humane Society of Tuolumne County's Tails of Two Kitties Spring Brunch
12:00 PM Murphys Old Timers Museum Will Display "Cattle in the Sierras " Through April
02:00 PM Calaveras High School Drama will be Presenting "Cinderella" April 26-29
03:00 PM Celebrate Spring Aboard Railtown 1897’s Popular & Fun Wildflower Train
All Day Murphys "Classic Car Night"
Monday, Apr 30
All Day Murphys "Classic Car Night"
Tuesday, May 1
All Day Murphys "Classic Car Night"
06:00 PM Community Town Hall Meeting on Planned Development in Arnold
Wednesday, May 2
11:00 AM Guided Tours of Ironstone Vineyards
All Day Murphys "Classic Car Night"
Thursday, May 3
11:00 AM Guided Tours of Ironstone Vineyards
All Day Murphys "Classic Car Night"
Friday, May 4
11:00 AM Guided Tours of Ironstone Vineyards
All Day Murphys "Classic Car Night"
05:30 PM Friday Night Music at Alchemy
Saturday, May 5
All Day Help Fine Things Celebrate Their 20th Birthday on May 5th
08:00 AM The Twentieth Annual Kid's Fishing Clinic is May 5th
08:00 AM The 18th Annual Hot Copper Car Show is May 5th 2018
09:00 AM Wildfire Community Preparedness Day
10:00 AM Old Timers Museum Walking Tours Are Every Saturday at 10am.
11:00 AM The 8th Annual Soroptimist Chili Cook Off
04:00 PM Mountain Melody Spring Concerts
All Day Murphys "Classic Car Night"
05:00 PM Dyemusica on Cinco De Mayo at Bistro Espresso! Dyemusica's Last Concert!
07:30 PM The 13th Annual Gold Rush Writers Conference Presents An Evening with New York Times Best-Selling Au
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10:00 AM 14th Annual Mother Lode VW Club Sonntag Treffen VW Fans and VW Clubs are Invited to Join Us!
11:00 AM Sunday Funday at Ironstone Vineyards
11:00 AM Guided Tours of Ironstone Vineyards
11:00 AM Town Tours of Columbia State Historic Park
02:30 PM Mountain Melody Spring Concerts
All Day Murphys "Classic Car Night"
Monday, May 7
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The Elevated Evening News™ Tonight is the CCWD Town Hall from Independence Hall

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/24/2018 10:02 PM
Arnold, CA...The Elevated Evening News™ Tonight is the CCWD Town Hall from Independence Hall

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Letter to the Editor on CCWD Proposed Rate Increases ~ By Bob Vera

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/24/2018 07:07 PM
San Andreas, CA...CCWD talks about their shortfall of $ 700,000.00 in revenue a year because we have conserved due to the drought. I say they are crazy and ignoring the truth, many of us use paper plates to cut back on water use and many of us now only take a couple showers each week because the costs of water and sewer are way too high and out of control.

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Traffic Update....Vehicle vs Fence near Milton Rd / S Gulch Rd

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/24/2018 07:00 PM
Jenny Lind, CA...Traffic Update....Vehicle vs Fence near Milton Rd / S Gulch Rd.

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Help Make Murphys a Safer Place to Walk & Bike...Murphys Complete Streets Meeting on April 25th

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/24/2018 05:14 PM
Murphys, CA...On Wednesday, April 25, the public is invited to attend the first workshop for the Murphys Complete Streets Plan. The project is a cooperative effort between Calaveras County, the Calaveras Council of Governments, and Caltrans to develop a plan for the Highway 4 corridor through Murphys. Based on close coordination and input from the community, the plan will identify and prioritize improvements to provide safe connectivity along the corridor by all modes, including walking and biking.



Murphys Complete Streets Project Boundary
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Traffic Update....Motorcycle Down Near Sr108 / Draper Mine Rd

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/24/2018 05:02 PM
Sonora, CA...Traffic Update....Motorcycle Down Near Sr108 / Draper Mine Rd

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Traffic Update....Minor Injury Collision Near Sr4 / Pool Station Rd

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/24/2018 04:49 PM
Angels Camp, CA...Traffic Update....Minor Injury Collision Near Sr4 / Pool Station Rd

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Traffic Update....Asleep at the Wheel Vehicle into Fence Near Burson Road & Hwy 12

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/24/2018 04:43 PM
Burson, CA...Traffic Update....Asleep at the Wheel Vehicle into Fence Near Burson Road & Hwy 12

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Grant for Critical Home Repair for Seniors Awarded!

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/24/2018 03:00 PM
San Andreas, CA...The Calaveras Community Foundation has generously awarded $10,000 to Habitat for Humanity Calaveras for the purpose of providing critical home repair for senior citizens in Calaveras County. The money will be used for licensed contractors aided by volunteers to provide quality home repairs at a low price. Those who qualify may receive subsidies or interest free financing. Seniors in need of home repair can obtain an application at the Habitat for Humanity Calaveras office located in the Calaveras County Senior Center in San Andreas.

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Jennifer Jo Catanzarite, 70, Passed Away on April 21st

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/24/2018 02:37 PM
Mountain Ranch, CA...Jennifer Jo Catanzarite, 70, of Mountain Ranch, California, passed away on April 21st, 2018 in Elk Grove, California. Jennifer is survived by her husband, Frank Catanzarite of Mountain Ranch, CA; two daughters, Katrina Quayle of Sebastopol,CA and April Taylor (Nick) of Virginia Beach, VA; six grandchildren, Eric, Bryce, Blayne, Ava, Michael and Joshua; one great-granddaughter, Lilah; five sisters,Tina, Jackie, Marion,Valerie and Brenda; numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

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Paula Marie Serra 1946 - 2018

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/24/2018 02:26 PM
San Andreas, CA...Paula Marie Serra, Nov. 28, 1946 - Feb. 6, 2018. Paula Marie Serra age 71 died on February 6, 2018. Paula was born in Boston Massachusetts on November, 28 1946. Her family moved to California where she was raised in San Andreas and attended Calaveras High School. She earned her cosmetology license and opened up a salon in San Andreas in the late 60’s. She married Carlin in 1969 and raised 3 children Eric, Erica (twins) and Nicole. Paula sold the salon to spend time with her children. After the children grew older she worked for Calaveras title company and Calaveras tax collector office. While working full time she went to school at night and completed her Associate of Arts Degree from San Joaquin Delta College. Paula later changed careers and worked for the United States Postal Service where she was Assistant Postmaster in Angels Camp and Arnold, California. She was diagnosed with cancer in 1993 and retired early from the postal service.

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Traffic Update....Mercedes vs Stop Sign near Da Lee Rd / Jenny Lind Rd

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/24/2018 01:58 PM
Valley Springs, CA...Traffic Update....Mercedes vs Stop Sign near Da Lee Rd / Jenny Lind Rd. Please use caution in the area...

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Another Example of Why Tim Muetterties is Running for Calaveras County Assessor

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/24/2018 01:10 PM
Arnold, CA...The following video highlights are another fine example of why it's time for new Leadership in the Assessor's Office. The commenters in these video clips are taxpayers that were finally able to get a group meeting with Leslie Davis who apparently felt that threats were the best way to quell her unhappy constituents. If you missed the Calaveras Enterprise Article: The headline read: “Property taxes increased due to computer glitch.” In the video below the Butte Fire Victims talk about that meeting. It is examples like this “why I am running for Assessor” You can see more issues and video at my website www.timm4assessor.com. Paid for by the committee “Friends Support Tim Muetterties for Calaveras County Assessor 2018” fppc #1401058



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Reminder...CCWD Town Hall Meeting on Water & Sewer Rates Tonight at 6pm

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/24/2018 10:51 AM
Arnold, CA...What? Proposed water and sewer rate changes discussion, When? 6 p.m. Tuesday April 24, 2018. Where? Independence Hall, 1445 Blagen Road, Arnold, Who? Dave Eggerton, General Manager, Jesse Hampton, Interim Director of Operations, Stacey Lollar, Director of Customer Service, Joel Metzger, Manager of External Affairs. Bertha Underhill, Division 3 Director. Agenda: CCWD staff will present the District’s proposed water and sewer rate changes followed by a question and answer session More information: Go to www.ccwd.org/rates or contact Joel Metzger at joelm@ccwd.org or (209) 754-3123


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Caltrans Crews Punch Through To Mosquito Lake on Ebbetts Pass National Scenic Byway...Hope to Open Hwy 4 Before Memorial Day!

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/24/2018 10:41 AM
Lake Alpine, CA...From Caltrans District 10..."Camp Connell Area Maintenance Supervisor Mike Johnson made his way up Ebbetts Pass (SR-4) yesterday and sent back some photos of his crew working their way to the east end of Mosquito Lake at the Pacific Grade Summit. Mike reports that the snow is usually deepest at the old corrals at Sandy Meadows and that they didn’t expect to be that far along until later in the week. Warm weather and a new piece of equipment they are using this year are helping them make even better progress than anticipated.


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Calaveras Board of Supervisors are Back In Action Today! Barden Stevenot to be Honored Today

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/24/2018 08:53 AM
San Andreas, CA....The Calaveras County Board of Supervisors (AKA the Fab Five) are back in Action Today. The agenda is below...


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Traffic Update....Black Cow near SR108 / Chicken Ranch Rd

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/24/2018 08:42 AM
Jamestown, CA...Traffic Update....Black Cow near SR108 / Chicken Ranch Rd. Please be bovine aware in the area...

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Consumer Confidence Index Increased in April

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/24/2018 08:33 AM
New York, NY...The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index® increased in April, following a decline in March. The Index now stands at 128.7 (1985=100), up from 127.0 in March. The Present Situation Index increased from 158.1 to 159.6, while the Expectations Index improved from 106.2 last month to 108.1 this month. The monthly Consumer Confidence Survey®, based on a probability-design random sample, is conducted for The Conference Board by Nielsen, a leading global provider of information and analytics around what consumers buy and watch. The cutoff date for the preliminary results was April 12.

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Mornings with the One Percent™ Live Weekdays 7-10am...This Morning's Replays Below

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/24/2018 06:57 AM
Arnold, CA…Mornings with the One Percent™ is live weekday mornings from 7-10am. The premise for the show is that the USDA ranked all 3,142 counties or county equivalents in the USA on a livability or desirability scale based on factors such as climate, scenic beauty, bodies of water for recreation, humidity and much more. All of our area ranked not only in the top one percent but in the top one half of one percent. So in the ups and downs of daily life remember you don’t have to be a Gates, Buffett or Bezos to live like the one percent. Just live here!




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Above & Beyond Travel Can Fulfill all Your Travel Dreams! 209.795.3226

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/20/2018 02:39 PM
Arnold, CA...Paradises Waiting to be Explored! Whether you want to try surfing or take in a traditional Luau in Hawaii, explore the cultural riches and flavorful cuisine of Mexico or swim with the dolphins at Dolphin Cay Atlantis, in the Bahamas - these tropical escapes all offer sun-drenched beaches, turquoise waters and nearly endless opportunities for adventure, relaxation and fun. These vacations to tropical paradises are available through Above & Beyond Travel Contact Maureen today at 209-795-3226 Exotic tropical island vacations, luxury and adventure cruises, romantic getaways, honeymoon packages, safaris, and tours. You need a vacation and we're here to help you find the perfect trip. We're looking forward to making your next trip a memorable and enjoyable one, so contact us today and get packing!




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Merita Callaway For Supervisor District Three

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/17/2018 08:26 AM

Chauncey Delongpre, 44 from Stockton Lost His Life in Camp 9 Jeep Collision

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/23/2018 06:36 PM
Douglas Flat, CA...On April 22, 2018, at approximately 12:50 pm, Delongpre was driving a 1991 Jeep Cherokee eastbound on Camp 9 Road at an undetermined speed. For an unknown reason, Delongpre allowed the Jeep to travel off the north side of the roadway. The front of the Jeep collided with a large boulder and overturned onto the passenger side. Delongpre was pronounced deceased at the scene by medical personnel. Both passengers sustained significant injuries and were flown to hospitals in the Modesto area for treatment.

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The Elevated Evening News™ Live Tonight at 6pm....GABA Town Hall Live...(Replay Below)

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/23/2018 05:57 PM
Arnold, CA...The Elevated Evening News™ Live Tonight at 6pm. The GABA Town Hall had some great content and speakers tonight. Joel Metzger brought the audience up to speed on the upcoming CCWD rate increases & the Calaveras Visitors Bureau's Lisa Boulton told of the joys of promoting tourism in our area and also about the potential future of a TOT tax increase.



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It All Starts at Forest Meadows Properties

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/23/2018 04:34 PM
Murphys, CA...Let us welcome you home to Forest Meadows Properties serving Calaveras County. Year-round events, mountain and foothills recreation, culinary excellence, an award-winning up-and-coming wine region, picturesque historic downtowns and a thriving arts community make Calaveras County an especially appealing place to visit. In addition, we are constantly hearing about the friendliness of our local community.

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Real Estate with the One Percent™

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/23/2018 02:58 PM
Arnold, CA...Real Estate with the One Percent™ Our New Weekly Real Estate Show. Calaveras, Tuolumne, Amador & Alpine Counties all rank in the top one percent of places to live in the US. The USDA ranked all 3,142 counties or county equivalents in the USA on a livability or desirability scale based on factors such as climate, scenic beauty, bodies of water for recreation, humidity and much more. When you combine that with our relatively inexpensive housing & property values compared to virtually all of the areas that rank above us it is our contention that this is one of the best places in the country to live. Especially for quality of life, good schools, small town life with amenities.



There are great locally owned and operated Real Estate Companies ready & willing to help you become a One Percenter too. Some of them include. Cedar Creek Realty, NextHome Utica Properties, Bear Valley Real Estate, Priority Realtors, Premier Properties, Realty World Tim Muetterties & Associates, Mountain Resort Realty, Better Altitude Properties, Murphys Realty, Forest Meadows Properties & Many More!

Traffic Update....Possible Injury Collision Near Tuolumne Rd N / Ruby Rd

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/23/2018 02:57 PM
Sonora, CA...Traffic Update....Possible Injury Collision Near Tuolumne Rd N / Ruby Rd

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Get Your Summer Pool Memberships Now at Big Trees Fitness!

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/23/2018 12:52 PM
Arnold, CA...Get Your Summer Pool Memberships Now at Big Trees Fitness!

Press Briefing with Press Secretary Sarah Sanders

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/23/2018 10:36 AM
Washington, DC...Press Briefing with Press Secretary Sarah Sanders

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Greater Arnold Business Association Town Hall Tonight at 6pm

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/23/2018 09:26 AM
Arnold, CA...Why Tonight’s Town Hall Meeting is Important to You. What is your vision for the future of Arnold? Tonight’s agenda regards taking ownership of our town with subjects including: Small Towns Rejuvenated, The 1998 Arnold Community Plan, The 2007 Arnold Mobility Plan, Increasing the Tourist Occupancy Tax, The Prospect of a Tourist Improvement District

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Sonora Pass Opens to Kennedy Meadows Today at Noon!

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/23/2018 08:58 AM
Pinecrest, CA...From Caltrans Distict 10.."**Sonora Pass Update** Winter Closure Moving Up The Hill We expect to move the winter closure gate from the current closure point at Eagle Meadows up the hill to Kennedy Meadows at noon today if all goes as planned.

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The Duchess of Cambridge was Safely Delivered of a Son at 1101hrs on 23 April 2018.

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/23/2018 07:55 AM
London, UK...Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge was safely delivered of a son at 1101hrs. The baby weighs 8lbs 7oz. The Duke of Cambridge was present for the birth.

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Search Continues for Travis Reinking, Accused of Killing 4 People Sunday at a South Nashville Waffle House

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/23/2018 07:42 AM
Nashville, TN...The four persons murdered at the Waffle House, 3571 Murfreeesboro Pike, early Sunday morning have been positively identified: Taurean C. Sanderlin, 29, of Goodlettsville, an employee of the restaurant who was fatally wounded as he stood outside; Joe R. Perez, 20, of Nashville, a restaurant patron who was fatally wounded as he stood outside; Deebony Groves, 21, of Gallatin, who was fatally wounded inside the restaurant; Akilah Dasilva, 23, of Antioch, who was critically wounded inside the restaurant and later died at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Two other persons were wounded by gunfire and are being treated at Vanderbilt. They are identified as: Shanita Waggoner, 21, of Nashville; & Sharita Henderson, 24, of Antioch.

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Off The Beaten Path 10K/5K Run/Walk to Raise Funds for Mind Matters Clinic

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/23/2018 07:19 AM
Murphys, CA...Competitive runners, and people who just enjoy a stroll in the verdant countryside, are invited to take part in the 7th annual Off the Beaten Path on Saturday, April 28 in Murphys Community Park. The money raised will go to support Mind Matters, the Murphys based non-profit clinic that treats autism and other learning disorders.

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Mornings with the One Percent™ Live Weekdays 7-10am, This Morning’s Replays are Below

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/23/2018 06:57 AM
Arnold, CA…Mornings with the One Percent™ is live weekday mornings from 7-10am. The premise for the show is that the USDA ranked all 3,142 counties or county equivalents in the USA on a livability or desirability scale based on factors such as climate, scenic beauty, bodies of water for recreation, humidity and much more. All of our area ranked not only in the top one percent but in the top one half of one percent. So in the ups and downs of daily life remember you don’t have to be a Gates, Buffett or Bezos to live like the one percent. Just live here!

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Calaveras County Sheriff's Logs Through April 21st

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/23/2018 12:08 AM
San Andreas, CA...The latest activity logs for the Calaveras County Sheriff's Deputies are below

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The Big BOGO Sale at Arnold Ace Home Center

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/21/2018 01:11 AM
Arnold, CA...The Big BOGO Sale at Arnold Ace Home Center. Click the Images Below for Full Sized Images



Purchase The Past Featured Finds For April 20

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/22/2018 11:13 PM
Arnold, CA...Purchase The Past is located at 830 Highway 4 in Arnold. Saturdays & Sundays, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm and By Appointment. 830 Highway 4, Arnold, 209-795-1882

Inmate Firefighter Dies at Sierra Conservation Center

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/22/2018 10:28 PM
Jamestown, CA...An inmate firefighter died Saturday, April 21, at Sierra Conservation Center (SCC). The cause of his death is unknown and foul play is not suspected. Anthony Colacino, 33, a newly assigned inmate firefighter, was participating in a training hike that began around 7 a.m. when he collapsed around 7:50 a.m. The fire captain on duty immediately called for emergency response and worked with the remaining inmate firefighters to transport Colacino to the SCC fire house. Inmate firefighters performed lifesaving measures on Colacino in the vehicle and at the fire house until an ambulance arrived and emergency responders took over.

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Tuolumne County Sheriff's Dept. Activity Logs Through April 19th

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/22/2018 07:18 PM
Sonora, CA...The latest Tuolumne County Sheriff's Deputies Activity Logs are enclosed...

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Ceres Man Arrested For Theft of Challenger Hellcat & Drug Charges

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/22/2018 02:06 PM
Jamestown, CA...From the Tuolumne Sheriff's Dept..."The use of technology and assistance from a local casino security team, helps nab a car thief. On Friday afternoon we received a call from the Tracy Police Department in regards to a stolen 2018 Dodge Challenger Hellcat. The car had an electronic tracking device which showed it to be parked at the Chicken Ranch Casino parking lot in Jamestown.

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Traffic Update....Possible Injury Collision On Camp Nine Road..(Update...Fatality)

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/22/2018 01:34 PM
Douglas Flat, CA...Traffic Update....Possible Injury Collision On Camp Nine Road. Updated...unfortunately the coroner has been called to the scene.

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Dyemusica on Cinco De Mayo at Bistro Espresso! Dyemusica's Last Concert!

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/22/2018 11:28 AM
Arnold, CA...Dyemusica has been bringing original jam and reggae music to the motherlode since 2012. They have decided to disband due to health issues and as Kevin is leaving the state. Dyemusica are ardent supporters of local charities, have made original music and made many friends and they'd love for everyone to come out one last time to celebrate thier catalog of music and say goodbye to a Gold Country standard as they want to thank everyone for all the fun and memories!

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Traffic Update....Motorcycle Down on New Priest Grade

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/22/2018 10:39 AM
Groveland, CA...Traffic Update....Motorcycle Down on New Priest Grade

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A Bit of Wisdom From J. Robert Oppenheimer

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/22/2018 10:18 AM
"The optimist thinks this is the best of all possible worlds." The pessimist fears it is true. J. Robert Oppenheimer April 22, 1904 – February 18, 1967

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20th Annual Calaveras Earth Day Celebration

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/22/2018 09:27 AM
Angels Camp, CA...Blue Mountain Coalition for Youth & Family and Calaveras Greens will once again be hosting Calaveras Earth Day Celebration. Respect you mother (Earth) respect each other. Working together to achieve this goal has always been what Earth Days is about. Music, dance, small local business, service organizations, relevant county departments, non-profits, political and social concerns, office seekers, food, crafts, children and their families all mix for a truly magical day of fun and enlightenment.

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Hey Good People!!! The Annual Slush Cup & Great Skiing for End of Season Sunday!

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/22/2018 08:53 AM
Bear Valley, CA...Hey Good People! Sunday is here and so is the final day for skiing/riding for the 2017/18 Winter season! A bit cooler today projected yesterday so we'll see the high come in around 53F with variable winds up to 10mph. The Annual Slush Cup Race is today some make sure to sign up for that even t and race against your friends. It's been a great year despite the funky timing of snowfall but everyone had smiles across the miles and Pure Mtn Fun was had! Conditions are spring like and the groomers are awesome so, remember to ride safe, respect the Code and have a great time doing it. We're about "Pure Mtn Fun" so come check us out this Winter !!!!! stay tuned....



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Amador FlyFishers Hosting Free Fly Fishing Faire April 22

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/22/2018 08:52 AM
Jackson, CA...Amador FlyFishers (AFF) will be hosting a free Fly Fishing Faire Sunday, April 22, from 10am to 2pm at Detert Park, 530 Highway 49, Jackson, California. There will be booths with club members demonstrating the use of the tools of the sport and answering questions to help attendees learn more about the wonderful sport of flyfishing. There will also be hands-on activities. Most importantly, AFF will be highlighting its Youth Program which targets junior high and high school age kids and provides good hands-on flyfishing classes.

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Off The Beaten Path 10K/5K Run/Walk to Raise Funds for Mind Matters Clinic

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/22/2018 08:48 AM
Murphys, CA...Competitive runners, and people who just enjoy a stroll in the verdant countryside, are invited to take part in the 7th annual Off the Beaten Path on Saturday, April 28 in Murphys Community Park. The money raised will go to support Mind Matters, the Murphys based non-profit clinic that treats autism and other learning disorders.

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Shop Local & Save During "Switchover" Time at SNAC

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/19/2018 10:34 AM
Arnold, CA...Shop Local & Save During "Switchover" Time at SNAC

Xi Outlines Blueprint to Develop China's Strength in Cyberspace

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/21/2018 07:24 PM
BEIJING, April 21 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping called for "keenly" grasping the historic opportunity for informatization development in a bid to build the country's strength in cyberspace. Xi, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, chairman of the Central Military Commission, and head of the Central Cyberspace Affairs Commission, made the instruction at a national conference on the work of cybersecurity and informatization held from Friday to Saturday.


An Excerpt..."Xi urged improving the governance capacity in cyberspace and developing a governing network led by the Party. Internet media should spread positive information, uphold the correct political direction, and guide public opinion and values towards the right direction. Internet service providers should take responsibility to prevent cyberspace from degrading into a platform full of harmful, false, and provocative information. Efforts should be made to enhance self-discipline of the internet industry, and mobilize all sectors to take an active part in cyberspace governance."
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Barbara Pierce Bush June 8, 1925 – April 17, 2018

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/21/2018 08:52 AM
Houston, TX...A former First Lady of the United States of America and relentless proponent of family literacy, Barbara Pierce Bush passed away Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at the age of 92. She is survived by her husband of 73 years, President George H. W. Bush; five children and their spouses; 17 grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; and her brother, Scott Pierce. She was preceded in death by her second child, Pauline Robinson “Robin” Bush, and her siblings Martha Rafferty and James R. Pierce.

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Created on 02/22/2006 11:32 PM by thepinetree
Updated on 11/15/2012 04:26 AM by thepinetree
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