Overturned Big Rig On Hwy 49, Lanes Blocked (Update....12 Tons Spilled, One Way Traffic Controls In Place, Expect Significant Delays For Next Several Hours)
Posted by: thepinetree on 10/20/2016 09:28 AM
Mokelumne Hill, CA...CHP is reporting an overturned big rig collision on Hwy 49 just south of the Mokelumne River. The big rig driver is reportedly trapped in the vehicle part of the load of asphalt is in the roadway. Please use caution and expect significant delays in the area....
Sonora, CA...Sonora Regional Medical Center is hosting the California Highway Patrol for a car seat safety training. The CHP will be available to inspect your child safety seat and instruct you on proper installation and use.
Church Of The 49ers "Homecoming Spaghetti Feed," November 5th
Posted by: News_Desk on 10/20/2016 11:25 AM
Columbia, CA...The Church of the 49ers' History Committee welcomes all to its "Homecoming Spaghetti Feed" on Saturday, November 5th, from 5 to 7 pm in Columbia. The event features a full spaghetti dinner, and Alex Kash, a local singing talent and expert on the 12-string guitar and harmonica, will entertain the crowd in Faith Hall with favorite songs from the 50s, 60, 70s. A highlight of the evening is the unveiling of a Time Capsule, placed by the youth and church members in 2001 at the dedication of Faith Hall.
California Teachers To Get Out The Vote This Weekend Across State For Pivotal Propositions 55 & 58
Posted by: News_Desk on 10/20/2016 10:32 AM
Burlingame, CA...In a groundswell of get-out-the-vote activities for Propositions 55 and 58 to protect students, public education and their neighborhood schools, California educators will gather at 18 CTA offices this Saturday and Sunday for news conferences, media availabilities, precinct walking and community events.
Greenhorn Creek Golf Resort Men's Club Results Wednesday October 19th
Posted by: News_Desk on 10/20/2016 09:51 AM
Angels Camp, CA...As one of Northern California’s best golf courses and communities, Greenhorn Creek offers more of the fastest, truest greens in the state. The 18-hole course was redesigned by Robert Trent Jones II and along with Mother Nature; Greenhorn Creek delivers one of California’s finest golf experiences. You'll discover 18 holes of championship golf with 5 sets of tees ranging from 4,887 to 6,800 yards that make Greenhorn Creek Resort both challenging and enjoyable. Greenhorn Creek Men's Club results for Wednesday, October 19th are as follows:
Don't Forget To Register For The Valley Springs Annual Christmas Parade
Posted by: News_Desk on 10/20/2016 08:58 AM
Valleys Springs, CA...Please find attached a Parade Entry Form for your business or group if you plan on entering this year. If you do not feel like printing/uploading the form just shoot me back an email with the required info in the body of the email. Please have your entries to me by November 28th.
Watch The Last Presidential Debate Tonight Live Right Here!
Posted by: thepinetree on 10/19/2016 04:41 PM
Las Vegas, CA...Watch The Last Presidential Debate Tonight Live Right Here! The debate will be divided into six time segments of approximately 15 minutes each on major topics to be selected by the moderator. The moderator will open each segment with a question, after which each candidate will have two minutes to respond. Candidates will then have an opportunity to respond to each other. The moderator will use the balance of the time in the segment for a deeper discussion of the topic.
San Andreas, CA...The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) will be conducting prescribed burning in Tuolumne County. Crews will be burning in the Hetch Hetchy Vegetation Management Program (VMP). Smoke may be visible in the daytime hours in this area.
Sacramento, CA...– Motor vehicle collisions are the leading cause of death for teens in the United States. The chance of a teen being involved in a collision is at a lifetime high within the first two years of driving. These odds are substantially reduced when high-risk driving behaviors are eliminated. The two-hour Start Smart class can help eliminate these behaviors by providing teens driver education, developed specifically to address high risk driving behaviors observed every day by California Highway Patrol (CHP) officers.
Angels Food & Sierra Hills Markets Weekly Ad Through October 25th! Ask About Our Seafood Specials
Posted by: News_Desk on 10/19/2016 03:13 PM
Angels Camp & Murphys, CA...Angels Food & Sierra Hills Markets Weekly Ad Through October 25th. 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 Wishing you Good Times & Good Cheer. Sierra Hills Market 209-728-3402 Angels Food Market 209-736-4243 Ask our Meat Department about our 'Special Meat Packs'
Click Above For Their Weekly Savings. Sierra Hills Market 209.728.3402, 117 Highway 4, Murphys. Lila and Sage Catering and Cakes 209.728.2604. Angels Food Market 209.736.4243. 396 North Main Street, Angels Camp. 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.
Valley Springs Man Eludes Law After Felony Hit & Run
Posted by: News_Desk on 10/19/2016 02:34 PM
Sonora, CA...October 18th 2016, at approx. 9:19 am, emergency personnel responded to the intersection of Elkin and North Washington Street for a reported vehicle vs. pedestrian accident. During the investigation it was determined Jessica Williams, 30 of Jamestown, was walking south on North Washington Street, and was crossing Elkin Street in the marked crosswalk, when she was struck by a silver Honda sedan, which was turning left onto Elkin Street from southbound North Washington Street.
Sierra Business Council & Alpine County Release Public Review Draft Of The County’s Energy Action Plan
Posted by: News_Desk on 10/19/2016 02:02 PM
Markleeville, CA...Sierra Business Council (SBC) and Alpine County have released the Public Review Draft of the County’s Energy Action Plan (EAP) and invite you to join us for a Planning Commission meeting on October 27th, 2016 at 6 pm at the Alpine County Government Center, Board of Supervisors Chambers, 99 Water Street, Markleeville, CA to learn about the EAP and provide public comment. The County has partnered with SBC to develop strategies for increasing energy efficiency in the county that will result in reduced emissions and lower energy bills.
“A Walk in the Park with David Vassar.” Presented At The Bear Valley Cathedral Lounge
Posted by: News_Desk on 10/19/2016 12:53 PM
Bear Valley, CA...Bear Valley Resort and Backcountry Pictures presents “A Walk in the Park with David Vassar” featuring the Academy Award®-nominated and Emmy® Award-winning writer, director, producer, and documentarian, David Vassar on Friday, November 25, 2016. This VIP presentation is limited to only 150 tickets and will presented in Bear Valley Resorts’ majestic Cathedral Lounge as part of Winterfest Weekend. The presentation will be followed by a wine and cheese reception with the filmmaker and each attendee will receive a free Bear Valley 2016/17 Season Ski Lift ticket valued at $75.
Copperopolis, CA... At Stevenson Weath Management we have the client—and only the client—in mind. Our mission is to get to know and understand your needs, wants, and long-term goals. We want to help you develop, implement, and monitor a strategy that’s designed to address your individual situation.
Milliaire Winery To Host Exquisite Burgundian Celebration
Posted by: News_Desk on 10/19/2016 09:05 AM
Murphys, CA...We invite you to join us for a soirée taking its inspiration from the Paulée de Meursault, a Burgundian celebration held each year at the end of Harvest for the local wine community.Celebrate the close of another successful Harvest with us! Enjoy a three-course dinner amongst fellow growers, winemakers, cellar workers & wine lovers. Bring your whole team!
Murphys, CA...Join us for our FREE Fall Concert Series! Make Harvest Happy Hour your before dinner stop to enjoy live local music & wine specials on our Creekside Patio! October 29th will feature live music by Ras Beeken Dan!
Only A Handful Of Tickets Left To Milliaire’s Sip n’ Paint This Thursday Evening!
Posted by: News_Desk on 10/18/2016 06:38 PM
Murphys, CA...Join Milliaire for our first Sip n’ Paint! With the expert guidance of local artist Mary Sexton, we will create our very own magnificent 16x20 paintings while enjoying delicious Milliaire wines. Visit our website to discover what Autumn-themed painting we'll be creating during the October party!
Murphys, CA...We are hiring at Milliaire again. Permanent part-time position available! We are looking for someone energetic and excited about wine to join our tasting room family. You don’t need to be a wine expert, just an aficionado. Bonus points if you are already familiar with our tasty wines!
What’s Happening In Murphys This Week – October 17th Through October 27th, 2016
Posted by: News_Desk on 10/18/2016 06:01 PM
Murphys, CA...Planning to spend a Saturday in Murphys, try out the Saturday Hopper bus service running between Valley Springs and Murphys. Fridays and Saturdays at Zucca Tasting Room - "Zucca After Hours" is open 5-8 pm with a cozy spot to enjoy a glass of wine. Pick up a take-out meal at one of our local restaurants and make an evening of it! Saturdays in Murphys - Walking Tours of Historic Downtown Murphys are available at no charge (donations gratefully accepted) on Saturday mornings at 10am leaving from the Old Timers Museum. Please contact Jo Sanders at 209-728-3072 to confirm dates and times or make arrangements for large groups.
Jan Kevin Storm Passed Away At 66 After Long Battle With Cancer
Posted by: News_Desk on 10/18/2016 05:15 PM
Valley Springs, CA...Jan Kevin Storm, 66 of Valley Springs died at his home October 17, 2016 after a long battle with cancer. He is survived by his wife, Kathleen Storm, sons Matthew & Mark Storm, daughter Ellen Storm, as well as his brothers Kim & Kyle Storm. A memorial service will be held Friday October 21, 2016 at San Andreas Community Covenant Church at 10 a.m. Burial to follow at the Sacramento Valley National Cemetery in Dixon, CA. Memorial contributions in Jan’s honor can be made to Hospice of Amador & Calaveras Counties.
Fire On The Mountain Presents The Sonora Christmas Craft & Music Festival
Posted by: News_Desk on 10/18/2016 05:10 PM
Sonora, CA...The 42nd Anniversary of the legendary Sonora Christmas Festival will be held Thanksgiving weekend. This highly regarded festival features over 150 great quality craft artists, up tempo and varied music, street performers, costumed elves and twinkle trees, carolers, a wide selection of home-cooking style festival kitchens and bake shops, all in festive, brightly colored craft halls. The “Spirit of Christmas” is definitely present here! Also, don’t miss the annual Christmas Parade in downtown Sonora on Friday at 5:30 p.m.
Emigrant Wilderness, CA...Steven Morales, Christine Ricks and Venu Aruva were on a backpacking trip in the Emigrant Wilderness and planned to return home on Sunday, 10/16/16. When Steven did not return from the trip his son notified the Sheriff's Office. The three planned to obtain a wilderness permit prior to entering the wilderness so dispatch contacted the US Forest Service. A permit was on file under Christine Ricks and there were three people in her party. The permit was obtained on 10/12/16 with a planned entry date of 10/13/16, and exit date of 10/16/16. The trail head they were leaving from and returning to was Kennedy Meadows and their destination was Sheep Camp.
Immaculate Arnold Home To Call Yours Right Before The Holidays
Posted by: News_Desk on 10/18/2016 04:37 PM
Arnold, CA...What a great, immaculate mountain home for the whole family! Almost 2,400 square feet, 3 bedrooms, 2 baths with loft, office, workshop and bonus/workout room. Many upgrades - updated kitchen & baths, radiant heat flooring in the kitchen & main living area, newer windows, level heated driveway for those snowy days and a Guardian whole house generator. Brand new septic system being installed. Private deck with a beautiful view of the trees. Be in your new home before the holidays! Priced at $385,000.
"Should Kearney Get The Boot?," A Column By Roy Estakhri
Posted by: News_Desk on 10/18/2016 03:38 PM
Calaveras County, CA...For some people giving Kearney the boot is a no brainier, they feel as if they were bartered or disenfranchised and, no debate is necessary “he needs to go” That may be very correct. I think the frustration with district 5 voters (Me being one of them) are warranted, mistakes have been made. But who made them? Mr. Kearney stated “wants and wishes’ of a select few should outweigh the ‘needs and wishes’ of the many in Calaveras County” Do you believe that? This statement that Mr. Kearney made I think is a window into a greater problem that goes beyond just our little community and, Kearney is just a small part of the greatest problem of all (US) the voters, the people, the citizens. Sounds crazy but bear with me a moment as I give you my break down of the craziness.
Murphys, CA...Make your reservations for The Phantom of The Opera at Ironstone Vineyards before time runs out. The silent film will be accompanied by live music from the Alhambra Pipe Organ in the Alhambra Music Room.
Three Hikers Missing Outside Kennedy Meadows - Update...Safe & Sound!
Posted by: News_Desk on 10/18/2016 10:44 AM
Emigrant Wilderness, CA...(Update...Found Safe & Sound) On Monday evening,10/17/16 just after 6 PM, the Sheriff's Office received a report of three overdue hikers.Steven Morales, Christine Ricks and Venu Aruva were on a backpacking trip in the Emigrant Wilderness and planned to return home on Sunday, 10/16/16. When Steven did not return from the trip his son notified the Sheriff's Office. The three planned to obtain a wilderness permit prior to entering the wilderness so dispatch contacted the US Forest Service. A permit was on file under Christine Ricks and there were three people in her party. The permit was obtained on 10/12/16 with a planned entry date of 10/13/16, and exit date of 10/16/16. The trail head they were leaving from and returning to was Kennedy Meadows and their destination was Sheep Camp. Steven is described as an avid hiker with no significant health problems. He belongs to a hiking club which is internet based. Steven often hikes with both Christine and Venu.
House Concert To Honor Ebbetts Pass Fire Fighters At The Avery
Posted by: News_Desk on 10/18/2016 10:21 AM
Avery, CA...On October 22, at 6:00 pm spirits are sure to be in residence at the Historic Avery Hotel while Johnny and Dee Price channel the energy of the iconic Country Western legends, Johnny Cash and Patsy Cline. This will be a first-rate performance not to be missed. The opening act is “Big Iron”, setting the pace for the tribute performance. Purchase tickets here at $25 or at the door (cash and checks only). Yummy finger foods will be served, and it’s ok to bring your own picnic and beverage. Bring a blanket and low-back chairs. Weather permitting, the performance will be in the backyard area under the stars. If it rains, we take the party inside.
Angels Camp, CA...On 10-10-16 the Angels Camp Police Department took a report of a lost bicycle. On Sunday, 10-09-16, the owner of the bicycle was driving from the Arnold area to San Andreas, and he had the bicycle mounted on a bicycle rack on the rear of his vehicle. Somewhere between Arnold and San Andreas the bicycle fell off of the rack, and unfortunately the owner could not find it after backtracking to search for it.
Angels Camp, CA...On 10-15-16, at approximately 2:30 AM, an Angels Camp Police Officer made a traffic stop in the 1300 block of Bird's Way, after noticing that a vehicle did not have a front license plate. The driver, who appeared to be following another vehicle, drove to the end of the dead end street and attempted a parking maneuver before finally coming to a stop. The occupants of the first vehicle exited the car and advised that they were on their way to a residence on the street.
(Tonight At 6pm) City Of Angels City Council Meeting & Regulation Of Smoking Within Angels City Limits
Posted by: News_Desk on 10/14/2016 10:47 AM
Angels Camp, CA...The City of Angels Camp is hosting a regular City Council meeting on Tuesday, October 18th. On the agenda is the addition of chapter 8.26 to the City of Angels Municipal Code Regulating Smoking Within The City of Angels.
Angels Camp, CA...The Angels Camp Police Department released an advisory message last week on the reported theft of "NO ON D" campaign signs. On 10-14-16 the signs in question were turned into the police department by the person that removed the signs.
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Updated on 11/15/2012 04:26 AM by thepinetree
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.