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Kindness Week: Feb 8-13, 2016

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Friday, Feb 12
All Day Cross Contry Skiing At Bear Valley Cross Country
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Saturday, Feb 13
All Day Cross Contry Skiing At Bear Valley Cross Country
All Day Downhill Skiing/Riding At Bear Valley Mountain
10:00 AM Get Started Preserving Food
01:00 PM Pine Grove Lyme Support Gp
01:00 PM Pine Grove Lyme Support Group
01:00 PM Heavenly Chocolate Festival
05:00 PM AMA Boosters Annual Crab Feed
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Sunday, Feb 14
All Day Cross Contry Skiing At Bear Valley Cross Country
All Day Downhill Skiing/Riding At Bear Valley Mountain
All Day Pine Grove Lyme Support Gp
05:00 PM Romantic Tunes with V&V Music & Entertainment
Until 12:00 AM AMA Boosters Annual Crab Feed
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Monday, Feb 15
All Day Cross Contry Skiing At Bear Valley Cross Country
All Day Downhill Skiing/Riding At Bear Valley Mountain
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Tuesday, Feb 16
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All Day Downhill Skiing/Riding At Bear Valley Mountain
All Day Pine Grove Lyme Support Gp
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06:30 PM GriefShare Seminar
Wednesday, Feb 17
All Day Cross Contry Skiing At Bear Valley Cross Country
All Day Downhill Skiing/Riding At Bear Valley Mountain
All Day Pine Grove Lyme Support Gp
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07:30 PM Alcoholics Anonymous
Thursday, Feb 18
All Day Cross Contry Skiing At Bear Valley Cross Country
All Day Downhill Skiing/Riding At Bear Valley Mountain
01:00 PM Museum Tours of the New Exhibit every Thurs. in Jan. & Feb. 2016!
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Missing Modesto Man Last Seen At Chicken Ranch Casino

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/12/2016 12:37 PM
Sonora, CA...The Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Office is asking the community for assistance in locating 35 year old, Allen Christopher Martin. Allen walked away from the Chicken Ranch Casino on February 9th, 2016. Allen was last seen walking through the Chicken Ranch Casino parking lot toward Chicken Ranch Rd at around 2230 hours. Allen was wearing blue jeans, a long sleeve blue shirt and a gray jacket. Allen has not contacted his family since that evening and his whereabouts are unknown at this time.

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Murphys to Markleeville – “The Schedule” – February 12 to February 20

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/12/2016 10:36 AM
Arnold, CA...“The Schedule” is published every Thursday by the Bear's Lair and includes everything happening from Murphys to Markleeville. For more detailed info visit The Schedule. Please come by and pick one up or contact Bear's Lair at info@epvc.org to have your event included in “The Schedule.”

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Hey Good People! Head Up To Bear Valley For President's Weekend

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/12/2016 10:07 AM
Bear Valley, CA...Hey Good People! Presidents weekend looks to be a great one with events and beautiful weather! Today will be another beautiful day with lots o' sunshine and temps coming in around 59F and South Southwest winds from 3-6mph. The recent break from snowy weather has given NorCal superb spring like conditions for skiing and riding. beautiful weather will continue into and thru the weekend and will only add to all the fun to had this weekend in Bear Valley. Come on up and Enjoy the easiest drive to any resort on the west slope, all weather Highway 4, always open, easy and fun! Don't forget about our "Pure Mtn Fun" attitude because it's local, real and a whole lotta fun!



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Narcotic Search Warrant Leads To Arrests In Sonora

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/12/2016 09:36 AM
Sonora, CA...Yesterday at about 2 P.M., the Tuolumne Narcotics Team along with assistance from TCSO Deputies and Detectives, served a search warrant at 304 Stockton Road in Sonora. Items related to the possession for sale and use of controlled substances were located. Sarah Hogan 24 year old woman, Shawn Dunn 22 year old man and James Owsley 34 year old man, were booked into the Tuolumne County Jail for possession of controlled substance paraphernalia, possession of controlled substances for sale and keep place to sell narcotic controlled substances. Owsley was also booked for possession of brass knuckles. They are each being held on a $20,000 bail.

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49er Motors Tax Refund Sale

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/12/2016 09:26 AM
Angels Camp, CA...Income tax refunds are coming in and now is the perfect time to invest your refund in a new Car, Truck or SUV. We have stocked up for the occasion and are ready to help you today! If you have a steady income and a down payment (Like a tax refund) we can help get you into a new ride! We have many lenders that work with a types of credit files with rates as low as 1.9%. All of our Vehicles come with a warranty and for most we can offer a 5 year 100,000 mile additional warranty. Please come by or give us a call today!

2008 Chrysler Aspen Limited Sport, V8 Hemi 5.7L 4x4, Traction Control, Air Conditioning, Power Windows, Power Door Locks, Cruise Control, Power Steering, Mp3 Single Disc, Premium Sound, Parking Sensors, Dual Power Seats, Leather Interior, MoonRoof, Towing Pkg. Great Roomy Luxury Family SUV, Thats Ready To Load Up And Take On An Adventure!!!!!
ON SALE $14,949 VIN:1A8HW58258F147131

2005 GMC Yukon SLT, V8 5.3L 4x4,ONE OWNER CLEAN CAR FAX, Power Windows, Power Door Locks, Dual Power Seats, Leather Interior, Third Row Seat, Captains Chairs, Moon Roof, Privacy Glass, Running Boards, Navigation System W/Premium Sound, Mp3 Single Disc, Towing Package. Fire Engine Red That Without A Doubt Will Give People A Double Take!!!!!
ON SALE $12,949 VIN:1GKEK13T65J177959

2009 Nissan Altima 2.5, 4-Cyl 2.5L, Air Conditioning, Power Windows, Power Door Locks, Cruise Control, Power Steering, Tilt Wheel, Premium Wheels, Keyless Entry, Keyless Start. Perfect Commuter that's Affordable, Or Just Fun To Drive Around Town In A Stylish Car. ON SALE $8449 VIN:1N4AL21E69N537947

2008 Subaru Outback Wgn, 4 cly 2.5L 170.Hp AWD, All Weather Pkg, Power Windows, Power Door Locks, Cruise Control, Power Steering Tilt & Telescoping Wheel, Am/Fm Stereo Mp3 Single Disc, Power Driver Seat, Roof Rack. The reputation of Subaru is stellar!! Take it for a spin today!! ON SALE $8449 VIN:4S4BP61C387333629

2006 Mini Cooper Classic, leather, auto, low miles, ONE Owner!! Mp3, alloy wheels, two tone paint, a/c, dual heated seats, side air bags and more! Very clean and super sporty. A joy to drive every day! ON SALE $7949 VIN:WMWRC33546TJ75752

2006 Chevrolet Impala LS,NEW TIRES, Power Windows, Power Door Locks, Privacy Glass, Auto On Headlights, Cruise Control, This Impala Is A Great Family Car At An Affordable Price!!!! ON SALE $6449 VIN:2G1WB55K769428635

2013 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Ext Cab LT, ONE OWNER CLEAN CAR FAX V8 5.3L Flex Fuel 4x4, Auto 6-Spd HD w/Overdrive, Z71 Off-Road Pkg, Hill Start Assist Control, Traction Control. Keyless Entry, Power Windows, Power Door Locks, Cruise Control, Mp3 Single Disc Am/Fm Stereo, Power Driver Seat, Blue tooth, Towing Pkg. Amazing Inside and Out, Like New !!! ON SALE $28,949 VIN:1GCRKSE70DZ204981
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Jackson Man Arrested On Felony Warrant

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/11/2016 11:14 PM
Sonora, CA...This afternoon at about 3 P.M., Deputy Leyva saw a Black KIA Soul driving westbound on Tuolumne Road. Deputy Leyva recognized the driver as being Gregory Meder, a 36 year old Jackson resident who is wanted on an outstanding felony warrant. Dep. Leyva initiated the traffic stop and Gregory Meder failed to yield. Meder drove into oncoming traffic, made a u turn and then continued driving approximately one mile east bound on Tuolumne road. Meder pulled into a driveway off of Tuolumne Road near Nugget Blvd and jumped out of the vehicle, attempting to flee. Dep. Leyva detained Meder and his two passengers at the scene until additional Patrol Units arrived.

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Coop's Coffee House & Drive Through Is Now Open In Avery

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/11/2016 04:21 PM
Avery, CA...Coop's Coffee House is a beautiful new business in downtown Avery. Coop's with their easy access drive through will make it easy to recaffeinate and recarb as you head up or down Hwy 4. The opened with a soft opening today...

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Roasters Coffee Corner Has Become A Must Stop Destination

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/11/2016 12:03 PM
Copperopolis, CA...Roasters Coffee Corner in Copperopolis Town Square has become a place where many make their daily pilgrimages for their morning pastry, coffee, latte, mocha or espressos and then a return trip a few hours later for great lunch items. After falling in love with Calaveras County and the Copperopolis area George Greaves and his wife opened Roasters in 2014. With his background in the foodservice and restaurant industry George and his great crew have made Roasters and integral part of the community.

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Angels Camp Body Shop Brings Fitness To Downtown

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/11/2016 10:07 AM
Angels Camp, CA...Downtown Angels Camp has a new fitness addition. The Jennifer Stock's Angels Camp Body Shop. It is also the first new business in the historic Utica Hotel that is coming back to life under new owners. The Angels Camp Body shop offers a variety of classes and programs to trim, tone and sculpt you into top form.

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This Week at the Angels Camp CHS Thrift Store Adoption Center – PRECIOUS!

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/11/2016 07:55 AM
Angels Camp, CA...Stop by the Calaveras Humane Society's Thrift Store/Cat Adoption Center in Angels Camp, located in Angels Town Center at 240 S. Main St./Hwy 49, open Thurs/Fri, 10am–5pm, and Saturday, 11am–5pm. Precious will be there to meet you, along with a few other fabulous kitties who would love to meet you! Cat availability has decreased until kitten season, so our Arnold Adoption Center will be CLOSED this week. If you want to meet some kitties, Angels Camp is the place to be! The kitties hope to see you there!

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"The Little Mermaid" Swims Into The Bret Harte Theatre Feb. 12-14

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/28/2016 11:55 AM
Angels Camp, CA...Go "Under the Sea" and let Calaveras Sings! Theatre Arts Repertory for Kids be "Part of Your World" as 70 talented youth performers between the ages of 5-18 stage "The Little Mermaid," February 12-14 at the Bret Harte High School Center for the Performing Arts in Angels Camp.   Based on the iconic 1989 animated feature film, "The Little Mermaid" tells the story of Ariel, a headstrong young mermaid who yearns to find true love and a sense of belonging. By entering into a powerful pact with the scheming sea witch Ursula, Ariel must make the dashing Prince Eric fall in love with her and discover the power of her own voice before she can find her happily ever after.

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Attempted Homicide Suspect Arrested In Twain Harte

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/10/2016 10:56 PM
Twain Harte, CA...This evening around 6:30 P.M. an anonymous tip from a citizen led the Tuolumne County Sheriff's Deputies to the Chapel in the Pines Church on Cherokee Drive in Twain Harte. The citizen reported seeing the subject Michael Pierce at the church, who is wanted by the Sonora Police Department on Attempted Homicide charges as reported earlier in the day. Sheriff's Deputies and K9 Hans responded to the church and took Pierce into custody without incident. Pierce was booked into the Tuolumne County Jail where he is being held on a $510,000 bail for the charges of Attempted Homicide and a felony warrant for Weapon and Drug Paraphernalia charges.

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Autopsy Scheduled In Death Of 14 Year Old Valley Springs Girl

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/10/2016 05:06 PM
Valley Springs, CA...On 02/10/16 at about 0820 hours, the Calaveras County Sheriff’s Department responded to a residence on the 300 block of Sequoia Avenue, in Valley Springs, for a subject that was not breathing. Deputies arrived on scene and observed a 14 year old female who was pronounced deceased on scene by medical staff.

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Shop Local! Sierra Hills, Angels Food & Sierra Hills Natural Food Markets. Weekly Specials Through February 16! Feeling The Love!

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/10/2016 02:14 PM
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 Impress your Valentine Whether a special dinner, champagne, chocolates or flowers - let us help you celebrate your love.

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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.


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First-Annual ‘Love Bites’ Valentine’s Day Bash Coming to Copperopolis Town Square

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/27/2016 08:49 AM
Copperopolis, CA...Copperopolis Town Square – the Castle & Cooke California-owned events, shopping and entertainment gathering place in Calaveras County – will host the first-annual “Love Bites” Valentine’s Day bash on Saturday, February 13 from 3 to 7 p.m. The free event offers fun for the entire family and a special treat for every attendee. Highlights include horse-drawn carriage rides with free photo opportunities, free wine tasting and food from Old School Pie Pizza and Murphys Historic Hotel, live music by “Plan B,” dance contests, exciting offers from other select vendors, and angel romance card readings by Claudette. To make the day even more festive, there will be a prize for the woman who wears the best red dress.

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Lake Tulloch Bridge To Be Closed At Night February 9 -11

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/20/2016 01:11 PM
Copperopolis, CA...The Lake Tulloch Bridge on O’Byrnes Ferry Road will be closed to all traffic from 6:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. from Tuesday, February 9, 2016 through Thursday, February 11, 2016. The bridge will be open to traffic each of those days from 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. The closure will allow Sierra Conservation Center to replace a water pump on the bridge in need of repair. All residents and emergency vehicles will need to use alternate routes during this time..

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Dunn Well Service 209.736.2186

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Let Royce Construction & Design Help You With Your Next Project Or Rebuild

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/15/2015 02:08 PM
Tuolumne, CA...At Royce Construction & Design, Inc., we've earned a reputation as an excellent builder by ensuring our clients needs are met and their projects are completed on schedule and within budget. From the simple to the lavish, we take on a wide range of projects. We've experienced it all and we can help you every step of the way. Our firm was established by Evan Royce in 2007, and is a Design-Build General Contracting Firm based out of Tuolumne County, Ca. We service the Sierra Nevada, Central Valley, Bay Area and Central Coast regions.

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Quality Custom Homes & Construction Projects From Dillashaw Construction ~ 209.736.4855

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/12/2015 09:04 AM
Angels Camp, CA...Clay and Hal began their construction careers in the late 1970’s after completing apprentice ship programs for Clay and Hal earned his degree in construction from California State University at Fresno. The brothers began working along side their father Jack for another general contractor. The guys were building high end ski chalets and condos in Bear Valley. The time came to put their own name on the sign. Clay, Hal and Jack began Dillashaw Construction in May of 1982. Jack made the move to retirement soon afterwards and Clay and Hal have been building their reputation of extraordinary high quality, integrity and client satisfaction..

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Land & Structure Is Ready To Help With Your Next Project Or Rebuild

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/09/2015 10:10 AM
Sonora, CA...Land & Structure was originally established in 1964. Our firm has continually served the greater Motherlode area for over fifty years, providing efficient engineering and surveying services for real property development of residential, municipal, commercial and industrial sites. Over this period of time, we have assembled a strong and complementary team that will exceed your expectations and can meet a wide variety of project needs.

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Michelle Plotnik - AIA Architecture 209.728.847

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/08/2015 10:55 AM
Murphys, CA...Michelle Plotnik, AIA is a full service architectural firm providing complete architecture, planning and hourly consulting services for residential, commercial and public agency projects in the foothill and high sierra regions of California. Michelle can assist clients with site selection and evaluation, project programming, preliminary design and feasibility studies as well as with traditional design, construction drawing preparation and construction administration services. We are also available to consult with clients who simply want assistance in evaluating an existing building or site, preliminary design services or suggestions for improving a design they already have...

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Let J.G. Dollar & Associates Build Your Dream Home Or Even Dreamy Retaining Walls 209.795.5191

Posted by: thepinetree on 11/09/2014 09:16 AM
Arnold, CA...JG Dollar and Associates has been designing and building Custom Homes, Additions and Remodels for almost 25 years. Our experience in a wide variety of specialties and styles gives us that competitive edge and ensures that your project will benefit from a complete understanding of the building process....


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Rolling New Hampshire Results As They Come In..Trump & Sanders Projected Winners

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/09/2016 04:32 PM
Concord, NH....Results are coming in for the first primary election in the 2016 Presidential Race. It is shaping up to be a big night for Bernie Sanders & Donald Trump. The battle for perception of exceeding or failing to exceed expectations will commence for those not at the top of the vote totals.

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Board Votes 3-2 That Conditional Use Permit Not Required For Proposed Asphalt Plant At Hogan Quarry (Updated With Meeting Minutes)

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/09/2016 04:13 PM
San Andreas, CA....After hours of comments and testimony pro & con the Calaveras County Board of Supervisors voted 3-2 to deny the appeal of the Planning Commission decision that a conditional use permit is not required for the proposed asphalt plant at Hogan Quarry. Supervisors Edson, Oliveira & Kearney voted for the resolution that denied the appeal and Supervisors Wright & Ponte against.

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Congratulations To Lacey From H&R Block

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/09/2016 09:07 AM
Angels Camp, CA..."Congratulations to Lacey Siedentopf of Copperopolis, The first of three Lucky $1,000 Winners from our local Angels Camp office. It's Refund Season!!"

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Traffic Update.... Vehicle fire on Tuolumne Road

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/08/2016 06:14 PM
Sonora, CA... CHP is reporting a vehicle fire on north Tuolumne Road and Knox the occupant is out of the vehicle and the vehicle is on the side of the road please use caution in the area
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Traffic Update....PG&E Bucket Truck vs Vehicle On Hwy 4 & Overturned Vehicle On Rail Road Flat Road

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/08/2016 04:55 PM
Murphys, CA....CHP is reporting a couple of incidents at this time. The first is a PG&E Bucket truck vs a vehicle on Hwy 4 near Northwood drive. The second is a minor injury overturned vehicle accident on Rail Road Flat Road close to Mountain Ranch. Please use caution in these area....

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Felony DUI & Felony Hit & Run Charges For Murphys Woman

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/08/2016 04:32 PM
Murphys, CA...On February 4 at approximately 2:45pm a 79 year old Murphys man was driving his 2002 Ford Ranger on Hwy 4 eastbound west of Ponderosa Way. A 37 year old Murphys woman was driving her 2015 BMW westbound just east of Ponderosa Way. Due to her intoxication she made a series of unsafe turning movements which ultimately caused her vehicle to veer left from the westbound lane..

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New Spring Fashions at The Clothes Mine!

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/08/2016 03:36 PM
Angels Camp, CA...Come see our newest arrivals, just in time for the warm, sunny days.  We have beautiful dresses, colorful tees, capris, ankle pants and skirts!  Stop in and see us in historic downtown Angels Camp.  We're open everyday from 10am-6pm, or give us a call at 209-890-7532.  We look forward to seeing you!

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Traffic Update....Vehicle Over Side On Hwy 49

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/08/2016 01:40 PM
Sonora, CA...CHP is reporting what is now being called a non-injury accident on Hwy 49 and Fraguero Road. The coroner was on scene and reported that a small white vehicle was on it's side off the roadway. Please use caution in the area as they clear the incident...

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Caltrans District 10 Weekly Road Report Through February 13th

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/08/2016 12:32 PM
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 Hwys 4, 12, 26, 49, 108 & 120. Below is Caltrans plans for repairs and maintenance on local roads. It shows the route, county and location of the possible repairs.

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15 Minute Delays On Hwy 26 For Spraying Operations

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/08/2016 12:24 PM
Calaveras County – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will perform one-way traffic control on State Route 26 from Happy Valley Road to Lower Dorray Road for spraying operations. Crews are scheduled to work beginning Monday, February 8, 2016, through Saturday, February 13, 2016, from 7:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.

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U.S. Forest Service Hosts Winter Snowshoe Hikes

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/08/2016 11:37 AM
Sonora, California, February 5, 2016 – The public is invited to come and join in the fun; the Stanislaus National Forest (STF) is hosting free interpretive, snowshoe hikes every Saturday this winter at 10 a.m., weather permitting. These snowshoe hikes begin at the Dodge Ridge courtyard, are typically two miles long and cover mild terrain.

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Mark Twain Medical Center and Soroptimists KICK OFF American Heart Month by offering FREE CHOLESTEROL TESTS DURING FEBRUARY

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/08/2016 11:22 AM
San Andreas, CA...As part of a continuing partnership with Soroptimist International of Calaveras County, Mark Twain Medical Center (MTMC) will be offering FREE cholesterol tests for women in Calaveras County during American Heart Month in February. "Many people who are at risk for a heart attack and stroke don't know it,” stated MTMC Cardiologist Courtney Virgilio. “The good news is that many of the risk factors for cardiovascular disease are preventable and/or treatable. Health screenings are one way to get ahead of potential cardiovascular issues. It is important to review these results with your doctor so that you can come up with a plan together to keep you doing well.” Last year over 500 Calaveras County women benefitted from our FREE Cholesterol screenings.

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Calaveras County Sheriff's Logs Through Feb 7th

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/08/2016 11:15 AM
San Andreas, CA....The latest Calaveras County Sheriff's logs through February 7th are enclosed...

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Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Logs Through Feb 7th

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/08/2016 10:59 AM
Sonora, CA....The Tuolumne County Sheriff's Logs through February 7th are enclosed.

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The 2016 Calaveras Chamber Awards Dinner

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/08/2016 09:39 AM
Angels Camp, CA...Recently The Calaveras County Chamber of Commerce held it's 2016 Awards Dinner at CAMPS Restaurant at Greenhorn Creek. It was a great night that led off with a keynote by Senator Tom Berryhill who represents the citizens of Amador, Calaveras, Inyo, Mariposa, Mono, Tuolumne counties as well as parts of Fresno, Madera, Sacramento, Stanislaus, and Tulare counties. Many in our local business community have been going all out in the wake of the Butte Fire to get our county and it's residents back to normal. Many of the awards were influenced by the efforts of individuals and businesses that have been making a difference.














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Get Your Chili Pots Or Tastebuds Ready For The 9th Annual Super Bowl Chili Cook-Off

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/02/2016 11:04 AM
Murphys, CA...Join us for our 9th annual Chili Cook-Off at the Murphys Historic Hotel held Super Bowl Sunday, February 7th! All proceeds will benefit the Hospice of Amador and Calaveras & the Resource Connection Food Bank! Our cook-off will start at 10 am and tasting starts at 2 pm. Price to enter is either 10 cans of food or $10 and 5 cans of food or $5 to taste! If you are interested in entering please contact Brian at 209-728-3444 ext 416 or visit the front desk for an entry packet.

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Sec State John Kerry Condemns DPRK Missile Launch

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/06/2016 10:16 PM
Washington, DC...The United States strongly condemns today’s missile launch by the D.P.R.K. -- a flagrant violation of UN Security Council Resolutions related to the D.P.R.K. use of ballistic missile technology. This is the second time in just over a month that the D.P.R.K. has chosen to conduct a major provocation, threatening not only the security of the Korean peninsula, but that of the region and the United States as well. We reaffirm our ironclad commitment to the defense of our allies, including the Republic of Korea and Japan. We will continue to work with our partners and members of the UN Security Council on significant measures to hold the D.P.R.K. to account.

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Presidential Weekly Address: Doubling Our Clean Energy Funding to Address the Challenge of Climate Change

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/06/2016 06:27 PM
Washington, DC...Hi everybody. One of the things that makes America great is our passion for innovation – that spirit of discovery and entrepreneurship that helps us meet any challenge. One of the greatest challenges of our time is climate change. Over the last seven years, we’ve made historic investments in clean energy that helped private sector companies create tens of thousands of good jobs. And today, clean power from the wind or the sun is actually cheaper in many communities than dirtier, conventional power. It’s helped grow our economy and cut our total carbon pollution more than any other country on earth.


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Shop Local! Sierra Hills, Angels Food & Sierra Hills Natural Food Markets. Weekly Specials Through February 9. Stock Up For The Superbowl

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/03/2016 11:39 PM
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 Ready for Sunday's Big Game? Don't be left scrambling in the final minutes Stock up on snacks, meals and beverages.

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V Restaurant In Murphys Now Serving Breakfast

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/28/2016 01:25 PM
Muprhys, CA....V Restaurant is now serving breakfast! They have delicious ways to get your day started off right. Thursday, Friday and Saturday starting at 9am service until 11:30am for breakfast switching to lunch after that. Sunday we will serve breakfast for an extended amount of time until 1pm

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Traffic Update...Motorcycle Down On Hwy 26 Near Vista Del Lago

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/05/2016 05:33 PM
Valley Springs, CA...CHP is reporting a motorcycle down on Hwy 26 near Vista Del Lago. One lane is blocked and initially the rider was laying in the middle of the lane and not moving...

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Hey Good People!! Head Up To Bear Valley For "Pure Mtn Fun"!! ~Bear Valley Weather & Update By Mattly Trent

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/05/2016 12:36 PM
Bear Valley, CA...Hey Good People! As High pressure firmly parks itself over Nor Cal another sunny day is on the slate! Beautiful blue skies coupled with warming temps gives way to awesome groomed conditions on the hill today. The off-piste skiing/riding still has some good fortune if you seek to find it. Todays high will be right around48F with East winds to 5mph. The weekend continues with beautiful weather which looks to stay in place for the next 6 days or so......... Snow coverage is awesome and it's a great time to come and visit Bear Valley. Come on up and Enjoy the easiest drive to any resort on the west slope, All Weather Highway 4, always open, easy and fun! Don't forget about our "Pure Mtn Fun" attitude!



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Bret Harte Little League Deadline Is This Weekend....Batter Up!!

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/05/2016 12:23 PM
Copperopolis, CA...Little League Baseball Season is here and the registration deadline is Sunday February 6th! As of today we are surprisingly short on Copperopolis player registrations (AACK!). Please do not miss this opportunity to give your child the chance to play outdoors, learn the game of baseball, and learn valuable life lessons such as how to be part of a team pursuing a common goal. If your child wishes to play baseball, please register them before February 6th...

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Chamber Names Mind Matters Nonprofit Of The Year

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/05/2016 10:49 AM
Murphys, CA...Mind Matters, the Murphys based non-profit clinic that is noted for its innovative treatment of autism and similar disorders, has been named the Nonprofit of the Year by the Calaveras Chamber of Commerce. The award was bestowed at the chamber’s annual dinner in Angels Camp. “There are so many worthwhile nonprofit organizations in our area working together to serve the community,” says Trudy Lackey, Mind Matters Executive Director. “To be singled out to receive this award is extremely gratifying.”

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Bring Your Computer Questions To The February SMUG Meeting

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/05/2016 10:20 AM
Murphys, CA...Getting the most out of your iMac or iPad will be the focus of the next meeting of the Sierra Macintosh Users Group (SMUG) to be held, Tuesday, February 9, from 2 to 4 p.m. in the community room of the Murphys Library, 480 Park Lane, adjacent to Murphys Park. Norm Milsner, one of the founders of SMUG, and a recognized Apple guru, will be making the presentation and responding to questions. He will be also take his audience for a tour of Pages, Apple’s word processing application. As always, any computer related questions will be encouraged. “Because of where I live, I do not have an iPhone,” says Milsner. “But a lot of our knowledgeable members do have smart phones so we will try to deal with those concerns also.”

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PONGFEST 16 & Ladies Tennis Invitational Set For MACTA Courts In Murphys

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/05/2016 10:08 AM
Murphys, CA...Ping pong and tennis enthusiasts will share the spotlight when the Murphys Area Community Tennis Association (MACTA) stages a double-barreled event at the group’s Wintercreek Facility and the adjacent Lions Club Hall on Saturday, March 5, starting at 9 a.m. Both facilities are located behind the historic schoolhouse on Jones St. in Murphys. Pongfest ’16, a ping pong tournament open to everyone, will take place in the Lions Club Hall. A doubles round robin will be held in the morning with singles and consolation brackets in the afternoon. Interested players should sign up by contacting tournament organizer Jim Triolo, 795-3183, mario22@prodigy.net. Participation is limited to 40 players so early registration is advised.

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Make Plans To Attend The Golden Health Awards

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/05/2016 09:15 AM

The Big 49er Motors Tax Refund Sale

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/05/2016 09:08 AM
Angels Camp, CA...Income tax refunds are coming in and now is the perfect time to invest your refund in a new Car, Truck or SUV. We have stocked up for the occasion and are ready to help you today! If you have a steady income and a down payment (Like a tax refund) we can help get you into a new ride! We have many lenders that work with a types of credit files with rates as low as 1.9%. All of our Vehicles come with a warranty and for most we can offer a 5 year 100,000 mile additional warranty.
Please come by or give us a call today!

2013 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Ext Cab LT, ONE OWNER CLEAN CAR FAX V8 5.3L Flex Fuel 4x4, Auto 6-Spd HD w/Overdrive, Z71 Off-Road Pkg, Hill Start Assist Control, Traction Control. Keyless Entry, Power Windows, Power Door Locks, Cruise Control, Mp3 Single Disc Am/Fm Stereo, Power Driver Seat, Blue tooth, Towing Pkg. Amazing Inside and Out, Like New !!! ON SALE $28,949 VIN:1GCRKSE70DZ204981

BEAUTIFUL 3/4 ton!! 2004 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SLT Extended cab 4x4. Hard to find this well maintained. Leather, Power Windows and Locks. New Tires, Spray in Bed Liner and more. Take this clean 3/4 ton for a test drive and you will be impressed!! ON SALE $15,949 VIN:1GTHK29U54E261891

2009 Ford Focus SE LOW MILES!! 4-Cyl, 2.0 Liter, Automatic, 4-Spd w/Overdrive, FWD, Dual Air Bags, Automatic windows and locks, Mp3 Cd Player, Aux hookup. This Is A Gas Saving Family Car. Great Price For a Like New Vehicle. All this and brand new tires!! ON SALE $8949 VIN: 1FAHP35N99W112929

2008 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LT 4x4, CLEAN CAR FAX, V8 5.3L Flex Fuel, Z71 Off Road Pkg, Autoride Suspension, Keyless Entry, Front and Rear Air Conditioning, Power Windows, Power Door Locks, Cruise Control, Mp3 Single Disc, Navigation System, DVD System, Parking Sensors, Backup Camera, Heated Front Seats, Dual Power Seats, Leather Interior, Quad Seating, MoonRoof, Privacy Glass, Running Boards, Towing Pkg. This Is The Ultimate Family Car With Added Luxury To Give Everyone A Great Ride!!! ON SALE $20,949 VIN:3GNFK16378G234727

2006 Ford F-150 SuperCrew XLT, V8 5.4L 300 Hp 4x4, Power Windows, Power Door Locks, Pedal Adjust, Cruise Control, Tow Package, Running Boards, 6 Disc Mp3 Cd Player, Power Driver Seat. The Most Payload And Towing Capacity In The Half-Ton Class ON SALE $14,949 VIN:1FTPW14526FA31734

2011 Honda CR-V EX-L, 4Cyl VTEC 2.4L, 4x4, Navigation, Backup Cam, Leather Interior, Moon Roof, Heated Front Seats, Mp3 Multi Disc Cd Player, Cruise Control, Power Windows, Power Door Locks, Air Conditioning, Running Boards,
ON SALE $15,949 VIN:JHLRE4H70BC006337

2011 Cadillac STS, CLEAN CAR FAX, V6 3.6L, Luxury Pkg, Keyless Entry, Keyless Start, Power Windows, Power Door Locks, Cruise Control, Power Steering, Navigation System, Multi Disc Cd Player, Parking Sensors, Heated & Cooled Seats, Dual Power Seats, Leather Interior, Moonroof. Luxury Ride With Out The Luxury Price!!!!! ON SALE $17,949 VIN:1G6DW6ED2B0121813
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