Hovey Artist's Series Opening for Kristin Gustavson Today At 4:30pm
Posted by: thepinetree on 02/19/2017 09:04 AM
Murphys, CA...Kristin Gustavson is a second generation artist whose art twists real objects and familiar people into abstract images. She moves the pictures from her head to her fingers with bold colors and a sense of whimsy reminiscent of dreams.
President Trump’s Weekly Address For February 17th, 2017
Posted by: thepinetree on 02/19/2017 07:55 AM
Washington, DC...My fellow Americans, We have taken major steps during the first few weeks of my Administration to remove wasteful regulations and get our people back to work. I have been saying I was going to do that for a long time. This week I signed two pieces of legislation to remove burdens on our economy, continue to keep my promises to the American People and so much more.
The President's Day Wine Weekend At Ironstone Vineyards
Posted by: thepinetree on 02/17/2017 10:06 PM
Murphys, CA...This weekend, Ironstone Vineyards is a participating winery in the 21st Annual Presidents’ Day Wine Weekend on Saturday, February 18th and Sunday, February 19th. You can purchase your commemorative $25 glass at Ironstone! Enjoy an Exclusive Tasting of Four Wines to Pair with our Sweet & Sassy Chicken Skewers with Thai Peanut Glaze. Sit by the fire and enjoy live music from flamenco guitarist Nicholas Lefler, while sipping our award-winning wines. Walking tours will take place at 1:30pm, and our Alhambra Theatre Pipe Organ will play at 11:30am and 2:30pm on Saturday and Sunday.
Angels Food & Sierra Hills Markets Weekly Ad Through February 21! Shop Local * Buy Local * Go Local!
Posted by: thepinetree on 02/15/2017 12:53 PM
Angels Camp & Murphys, CA...Start making a difference for your school or non-profit. Join our eScrip program on your next visit. It's free to join, simple to use, nothing to track or sell - you simply fundraise every time you shop at our markets. Make a difference in our community! Join our eScrip Program today! 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
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.
The Big Negative Reduction Sale At Timeless Home Gallery
Posted by: thepinetree on 02/15/2017 09:36 AM
Arnold, CA...Timeless Home Gallery takes pride in offering creative solutions to home décor through an array of products designed and manufactured by local artists and craftsmen. This business paradigm supports Arnold's local creative community. It is a unique way for the consumer to connect with local artisans. Producing timeless, functional and Artful home décor is our passion.
What’s Happening In Murphys This Week ~ February 13th Through February 23rd
Posted by: News_Desk on 02/14/2017 01:37 PM
Murphys, CA...Planning to spend a Saturday shopping in Murphys, try out the new Saturday Hopper bus service running between Valley Springs and Murphys. Perfect for President’s Day Weekend! Fridays at Alchemy - Matt Cullen delivers style with pop, country and jazz vocal performances every Friday on the patio from 5:30-8 pm. The music is free, and there's room to dance. Call 209-728-0700 or visit www.mattcullenonline.com for more information.
Beautiful Mountain Home Backing To National Forest $725,000
Posted by: thepinetree on 02/12/2017 01:20 PM
Arnold, CA...Home has two distinct living areas: Downstairs: Great room, family room, dining room, office, master bedroom with two walk-in closets, master bathroom with walk-in shower with dual shower heads, separate jetted tub, dual sinks and vanity area, a laundry room with wash basin, and a guest bathroom. Upstairs: Wet bar kitchen area with refrigerator, remodeled bathroom, two bedrooms, large living room area with propane stove. Other amenities include: carpet, tile, and wood laminate flooring, oversized triple car garage, large finished basement and extra storage area under home, radiant heating system on main floor, huge back deck extending the entire length of the home with access from great room, family room, and master bedroom.
SNAC Is Your Winter Headquarters For Downhill Rentals, Gear & More
Posted by: thepinetree on 02/10/2017 12:29 PM
Arnold, Murphys & Sonora, CA...Ever since we opened our first store in Downtown Sonora, our goal has been the same. To provide our customers with high quality, innovative outdoor products, priced so you can spend more time using your gear than paying for it. At SNAC, you’ll find affordable clothing and gear to outfit yourself for every outdoor adventure! Recreational kayaking, stand-up paddling (SUP) canoeing, backpacking, camping, climbing … in the winter, layer up for snowshoeing, skiing, snowboarding, and more.
A Stunning Estate, 744 Total Acres, 64 Vineyard Acres, Three Homes, State Water Rights & More! $3,600,000
Posted by: thepinetree on 01/31/2017 02:40 PM
Esmeralda Valley, CA...This is the lifestyle! Turnkey Operation. The property at Chatom Vineyards consists of 11 parcels totaling 744.22 acres. 64 planted acres with 13 grape varietals. 60 plus acres of plantable land, 356 acres farmstead currently used for cattle grazing. Many options for expanding agricultural interests. There are 2 ponds & a natural spring. Seller has State Water Rights. Main home is 4300 sq. ft. with 4 beds, 2 baths, wonderful living spaces, cooks kitchen, large master suite, swimming pool. 2 additional homes, 2 barns, shop & garage/office. Private, peaceful paradise.
Murphys,CA...Come celebrate our forefathers and their legacys' and contributions to democracy by tasting your way thru Calaveras Counties finest wineries and tasting rooms. Whether you’re drinking more over the recent election or toasting more, one thing is sure we should all come together and celebrate local economies and small business and why not start now with a discovery of Calaveras County and our vibrant wine community! Visit Calaveras County wine region on Presidents’ Day weekend, February 18th and 19th and with the purchase of a commemorative glass, you can taste wine at all our participating wineries!
Hey Good People!! Another 7" Of "Pure Mountain Full" Fell Overnight!!
Posted by: thepinetree on 02/18/2017 08:53 AM
Hey Good People! Expect possible delays for openings on the Mtn this morning and Lift Operations due to snowfall. 7" fell overnight and 16" for the storm total so far in the last 24hrs!!!!! Today as the storm tapers it's 1st wave we could pick up another 1-2" and then see snow showery weather into Sunday night when things then ramp back up! The high for today will be around 33F with SW winds from 6-9 mph. Tonight we'll see 27F as the low with moderate winds from 9-13 with gusts to 20mph. Sunday should remain mostly cloudy but by the late afternoon the next wave arrives Sunday night with 4-8" expected overnight with a possible element of rain/snow mix from around 4am to 10am then back to full on snow with 7-11" possible on Monday and 5-9" on Monday night! Continued snowfall will be in effect all week long and into the following weekend. Someone's been talking to Ullr............ Come up to Bear Valley and experience our local "Pure Mtn Fun" ethos and stay tuned..........
Traffic Update....Semi Truck Blocking Southbound Lane Of Hwy 49 Near Tuttletown
Posted by: thepinetree on 02/18/2017 07:27 AM
Tuttletown, CA...CHP is reporting a semi with it's back wheels off the pavement and blocking lanes near Hwy 49 and Tuttletown Road. A heavy duty tow vehicle has been ordered on expedite. Please use caution and expect delays in the area....
Arnold, CA...Dyemusica is a band Formed in the Sierra Nevadas in NorCal in 2011 By friends who love reggae, and the freedom of jam music. They incorporate different tonal styles and personalities with thought provoking lyrics and a lot of experimental overtones to achieve their sound and create something original.
Murphys, CA...Mark your calendars for the 15th annual Love the Forest Concert at our New Location at the Outer Aisle 164 Hwy 4 in Murphys, Saturday, February 18, beginning at 7pm. A host of local musicians including Cantamos with Michela Macfarlane, plus The Bill Welles and the Distractions.
Come Meet The New Owners Of Camp Connell General Store!
Posted by: thepinetree on 02/14/2017 04:27 PM
Camp Connell, CA...Since 1929 The Camp Connell General Store has been serving generation after generation of customers. New Owner Dan Tulipani and his family are excited to continue and expand on the rich fabric of history and traditions that have made the store an integral part of the community. With Dining, Wine, Beer, Gifts, Groceries & Gas they have everything you need to make your high country adventure a great one.
"I went into a General Store, they wouldn't let me buy anything specific..." Comedian Steven Wright
Hwy 4 To Cottage Springs With Sierra Sentry's Sandi Pearce
Posted by: thepinetree on 02/17/2017 07:11 PM
Arnold, CA...Hwy 4 To Cottage Springs With Sierra Sentry's Sandi Pearce
The Big Oak Flat Road In Yosemite National Park Will Be Closed Nightly
Posted by: News_Desk on 02/17/2017 04:08 PM
Yosemite National Park, CA...The Big Oak Flat Road in Yosemite National Park (Hwy 120) will be closed daily from 6:00 pm to 6:00 am between Crane Flat and Foresta due to storm-related road damage. These closures will remain in effect from Friday, February 17, 2017 until at least Tuesday, February 21, 2017. Visitors entering Yosemite from the Big Oak Flat entrance will not have access to Yosemite Valley during the closure hours. Due to the condition of the road, it is not safe for nighttime vehicular travel.
Notice Of Public Hearing Appeal For Commercial Cannabis Cultivation Registration
Posted by: News_Desk on 02/17/2017 02:28 PM
Murphys, CA...BOARD OF SUPERVISORS NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINg LEAD AGENCY: Calaveras County Planning Department, 891 Mountain Ranch Rd., San Andreas, CA 95249 2016-1143 APPEAL of Planning Commission Denial of Appeal 2016-1143 for the denial of Commercial Cannabis Cultivation Registration Application 2016-538 for APN 056-017-004 Scott Hoff is appealing the Planning Commission’s denial of 2016-1143, which is an appeal of denial of commercial cannabis cultivation registration 2016-538. The site is located at 4837 Ponderosa Road, Murphys, CA, T3N, R13E, Por. Sec. 02.
Settle Into This Great Neighborhood Home For Only $265K From NextHome Utica Properties
Posted by: News_Desk on 02/17/2017 02:22 PM
Angels Camp, CA...Great home in great neighborhood. Close to downtown Angels Camp on a quiet street. 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, open floor plan. New solid service counter tops in kitchen. Utility / Laundry Room off Garage. Cute backyard features rock wall and is fully fenced. Back yard backs up to open space. Seller will credit $2000 for new flooring. Existing carpet to be removed and hauled away.
Spend Presidents' Weekend 2017 On The Trails At Bear Valley Cross Country
Posted by: News_Desk on 02/17/2017 01:12 PM
Bear Valley, CA...Come up and enjoy 100 inches (almost 9 feet)of snow at Bear Valley Cross Country!Enjoy one of the biggest winters the Sierra Nevada has experienced in many years! Beautifully groomed trails for cross country skiers and snowshoers, plus the popular tubing and sledding areas, and the Meadow Café, all await your arrival. Head up all-weather Highway 4 for some outdoor fun!
Temporary Closure of Rock Creek Solid Waste Facility
Posted by: News_Desk on 02/17/2017 01:07 PM
Milton, CA...A severe wind advisory is in effect for Calaveras County. The Rock Creek Solid Waste Facility is experiencing wind speeds up to sixty miles per hour. Therefore, the Facility is closing immediately today, Friday February 17, 2017, and is expected to open tomorrow, Saturday, February 18, 2017, at 8:00 am.
Rail Road Flat, CA...Born February 14,1926 in Haywood, Oklahoma to Alvis Dent and Laura Steinsiek, Dwain spent the first eighteen years of his life in Haywood growing up during the depression and enduring dust storms on an Oklahoma farm. After graduation from high school he enlisted in the United States Navy serving on a troop transport ship driving an amphibious landing craft. He saw action in lwo Jima, Okinawa, occupied Japan and China. He truly represented the greatest generation.
Rockin' M Rodeo Presents CCPRA Rodeo Again At Frogtown
Posted by: News_Desk on 02/17/2017 10:58 AM
Angels Camp, CA...The 2017 Calaveras County Fair & Jumping Frog Jubilee is excited to welcome back "Rockin' M Rodeo". The rodeo will be on May 20 at 7:30p.m. The price of the rodeo is included with Fair admission.
Stanislaus National Forest Warns Snow Conditions Are Challenging For Winter Recreation On Summit Ranger District
Posted by: News_Desk on 02/17/2017 10:08 AM
Sonora, CA...Heavy rains and warm temperatures have taken a toll on Forest winter recreation trails on the Summit Ranger District, Forest officials warned. Winter trails on Calaveras Ranger District are faring better and offer winter recreation opportunities.
Cottonwood Road Gates Closed On Stanislaus National Forest
Posted by: News_Desk on 02/17/2017 09:55 AM
Sonora, CA...Forest officials closed Cottonwood Road, known as Forest Route 1N04, between the intersections with Thompson Meadow (FR 2N13) and Reed Creek (FR 3N01S) due to numerous landslides and pavement failures.
City Of Angels City Council Meeting & Mr. Frog's Wild Ride
Posted by: News_Desk on 02/17/2017 09:50 AM
Angels Camp, CA...The City Of Angels Camp City Council is holding a regular meeting on Tuesday, February 21st at 5:30 p.m. On the agenda is to Adopt Resolution No. 17-08. approving Feeney Park Foundation Bike Ride - Mr. Frog’s Wild Ride....
Copperopolis, CA...Join us for our Annual tradition...Our Spring Fest and Eggapalooza! Easter egg hunt for the kiddos! The Easter Bunny will be here with photo ops! Free treats! Chalk art contest, kids zone and more family fun! The are also seeking volunteers to help them stuff thousands of Easter Eggs.
Douglas Flat, CA....CHP is reporting a vehcie off the roadway near Hwy 4 and Holiday Mine Road. It was originally reported as possible injury but has been downgraded to non-injury. Please use caution in the area....
Moyles's Portrait Studio Is Ready To Turn Moments Into Memories!
Posted by: thepinetree on 02/13/2017 03:37 PM
Sonora, CA...The only family owned and run professional portrait studio in Sonora specializing in same day prints. We specialize in capturing those precious family moments and creating lasting memories. We strive to have your prints to you same day! Contact us today, at (209) 536-4129 to make an appointment and drop-ins are always welcome!
Get Your Taxes Done At H&R Block & Help Calaveras Humane Society
Posted by: thepinetree on 02/10/2017 03:16 PM
Angels Camp, Valley Springs & Ione, CA...Help the Calaveras Humane Society raise money by getting your taxes prepared by H&R Block. Just download and print the flyer at this link and present it at your appointment. If you are a new client (or an existing one who didn't have your taxes prepared by them last year), we will get a $20 contribution at no cost to you. That's a nice chunk o' change!
Fabian Rivera Arrested At Columbia College On Child Porn At Other Charges
Posted by: thepinetree on 02/16/2017 05:26 PM
Columbia, CA...On 2-14-17, a Private Investigator from southern California contacted the Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Office with information that he had been working with a family from the state of Washington to locate their 17 year old runaway daughter. The girl’s location was traced to the Columbia area in Tuolumne County. A deputy found indications that the juvenile was believed to be with a 21 year old man named Fabian Rivera. The family of the juvenile believed she was coerced to leave with Rivera or she was taken against her will.
Thank You For Voting Pinnell's Carpet One The Best In The Mother Lode Since 2005!
Posted by: thepinetree on 02/16/2017 04:33 PM
Angels Camp & Sonora, CA....Thank You For Voting Pinnell's Carpet One The Best In The Mother Lode Since 2005! When you visit Pinnell's, our team makes sure your project gets completed with the same care we would do to our own home! For 4 generations Pinnell's has been in the flooring industry and has been serving the tri-county area for over 40 years! We train and certify all of our in house installation team! Quality is what we do! Thank you for voting us Best of the Mother Lode since 2005!”
High School Diploma Presented To Tuolumne County Jail Inmate
Posted by: News_Desk on 02/16/2017 04:03 PM
Sonora, CA...Today we were able to witness the first inmate at the Tuolumne County Jail to be presented a High School Diploma from an accredited school through the Superintendent of Schools Adult Education and Jail Educational Services. An independent study teacher from the County Superintendent of Schools reviews records of the individual and evaluates what requirements and units are needed to recieve completion for a diploma. The teacher provides tutoring to prepare the the individual for testing and educational counseling. The teacher meets with the individual two to three times a week for instruction and assigns homework that is to be completed throughout the week. If the individual is released from custody during the process they are able to still follow through and test at the Day Reporting Center.
CUSD Board Of Trustees Meeting & Price Increase For Paid School Lunches
Posted by: News_Desk on 02/16/2017 03:55 PM
San Andreas,CA...The Calaveras Unified School District is holding a regular Board Of Trustees Meeting on Tuesday, February 21st at 5:00 p.m. On the agenda is the price increase for paid school lunches. School Program Regulations requires School Food Authorities participating in the National School Lunch Program to ensure sufficient funds are provided to the nonprofit school food service account for meals served to students not eligible for free or reduced price meals. There are two ways to meet this requirement: either through the prices charged for “paid” meals or through other non-Federal sources provided to the nonprofit school food service account.
February Is American Heart Month ~ The Stroke That “Saved My Life”
Posted by: News_Desk on 02/16/2017 03:35 PM
Sonora, CA...In his late 60s, Abe Merritt was the picture of health. A three-decade career in firefighting kept him working out and staying in shape. Then one morning Abe woke up and asked his son, “What day is it? Where’s my little brother?” His son replied Tuesday and he’s moved out of town. Abe responded in shock and then minutes later asked, “What day is it? Where’s my little brother?”
Washington State Runaway Located In Tuolumne County
Posted by: News_Desk on 02/16/2017 03:05 PM
Columbia, CA...On Tuesday February 14th, a Private Investigator from southern California contacted the Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Office with information that he had been working with a family member from the state of Washington to locate their 17 year old runaway daughter. The girl’s location was traced to the Columbia area in Tuolumne County. A deputy found indications that the juvenile was believed to be with a 21 year old man named Fabian Rivera. The family of the juvenile believed she was coerced to leave with Rivera or she was taken against her will.
Experience The Difference At Sonora Ford! Lifetime Engine Warranty Included With Every New Ford!
Posted by: News_Desk on 02/16/2017 02:56 PM
Sonora, CA....We have a strong and committed sales staff with many years of experience satisfying our customers' needs. Feel free to browse our inventory online, request more information about vehicles, set up a test drive or inquire about financing!
U.O.P. Study Finds Cannabis Industry To Be Largest Industry In Calaveras
Posted by: thepinetree on 02/16/2017 12:34 PM
Stockton, CA...Legal Cannabis Totals 19% of Calaveras Economy and 21% of Local Jobs, Dwarfing All Other Industries. The University of the Pacific Center for Business and Policy Research released a comprehensive study of the impact of the cannabis industry in Calaveras. The study finds the total direct and indirect economic impact of the legal cannabis industry to be $339.2 million per year, or 19% of the total local Gross Regional Product (GRP), and contributes 3,400 jobs, or 21% of the total local workforce. The direct economic output of legal cannabis, $251 million, is by far the largest industry in Calaveras. To put this in perspective the total economic output of all other agricultural commodities combined in Calaveras totals $28 million. The next largest industry in Calaveras, Hospitality (which includes Tourism, Lodging, Restaurants and others), has a direct economic output of $167.5 million.
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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.