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Tuesday, Apr 28
All Day Terrace Plaza FLEA MARKET - 4th Sat.
10:00 AM Chef Rob's Cooking Class at Marisolio
Wednesday, Apr 29
All Day Terrace Plaza FLEA MARKET - 4th Sat.
06:30 PM Overeaters Anonymous
07:30 PM Alcoholics Anonymous
Thursday, Apr 30
All Day Terrace Plaza FLEA MARKET - 4th Sat.
03:00 PM Hospice of Amador & Calaveras "drop-in" Grief Support Groups
04:00 PM Foothill Village Open House!
06:00 PM Debtors Anonymous
06:00 PM Live Music at The Prospector Brewery
Friday, May 1
All Day Terrace Plaza FLEA MARKET - 4th Sat.
07:00 PM Live Music and Dancing at CAMPS 209.736.8181
Saturday, May 2
All Day Terrace Plaza FLEA MARKET - 4th Sat.
10:00 AM Gem & Craft Fair at Kennedy Mine
10:00 AM Walking Tour of Historic Downtown Murphys
06:00 PM Open Mic Night at Sidewinders Restaurant
06:00 PM Live Music at The Prospector Brewery
07:00 PM Live Music and Dancing at CAMPS 209.736.8181
Sunday, May 3
All Day Terrace Plaza FLEA MARKET - 4th Sat.
Until 04:00 PM Gem & Craft Fair at Kennedy Mine
Monday, May 4
All Day Terrace Plaza FLEA MARKET - 4th Sat.
10:15 AM Hospice of the Sierra's Grief Support Group in Murphys

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Major Head Trauma In Motorcycle vs Vehicle Accident In Sonora

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/28/2015 11:10 AM
Sonora, CA... 27 April 2015, at approx. 4:19 pm, emergency personnel from the City of Sonora responded to Mono Way in front of Timberhill’s Shopping Center for a reported vehicle vs. motorcyclist accident....

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Ironstone's Water Conservation Efforts

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/28/2015 10:03 AM
Murphys, CA...The Kautz Family has been farming since 1923. With that experience comes an extensive awareness of the environment and challenges faced in agriculture and by our community. With that knowledge, the Kautz Family and Ironstone Vineyards have been a leader in sustainable agriculture and water management for many years...

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Calaveras County Sheriff's Logs For April 9-27, 2015

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/28/2015 09:09 AM
San Andreas, CA...The latest activity logs for the Calaveras County Sheriff's Deputies are enclosed...

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Make Plans To Cook, Taste and Attend The Soroptimist's Fifth Annual Chili Cook Off

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/28/2015 07:44 AM

Traffic Update...Bovines Loose This Morning

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/28/2015 07:20 AM
Copperopolis, CA...CHP is reporting a white cow on the loose near the top of the Copper Grade. Over in Tuolumne County there is a cow loose on Priest Coulterville Road. Let's be careful out there....

Mountain Passes Open: Ebbetts, Monitor & Sonora are all open

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/27/2015 02:56 PM
Lake Alpine, CA...The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has removed the snow, cleared the debris and made the necessary repairs to reopen State Route 4 (SR-4) over Ebbetts Pass on Monday, April 27, 2015, at approximately 1:30 p.m. In addition, crews reopened Monitor Pass (SR-89) in Alpine County and Sonora Pass (SR-120) in Tuolumne County today....

A Recent Shot Of Lake Alpine

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Traffic Update...Vehicle vs Motorcycle Accident Near Ponderosa & Gerber

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/27/2015 02:46 PM
Sonora, CA...CHP is reporting a motorcycle vs Subaru accident near Ponderosa and Gerber and back over in Calaveras County there is an accident on Hwy 12 west of Toyon that has now been moved to the shoulder. Let's be careful out there....

MaryAnn Jackson, Murphys Resident & Friend Has Passed Away At 76

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/27/2015 02:26 PM
Murphys, CA...MaryAnn Jackson died peacefully at home on April 19th at the age of 76. She is survived by her loving husband, Ron, her sons Gene Davis(Holly), Steve Davis(Larissa) her stepsons Jeff (Kelly) and Mike(Valerie) and her grandchildren and great grandchildren, Angela(Dave), Lauren, Amanda (Jose), Austin(Bryanna), Adam, Zachary, Olivia, Abigail, Hannah, Audrey, Julian, and Blake. Ron and MaryAnn enjoyed a 34 year marriage filled with love, adventure and great care for one another. They loved golf, road trips, and spending time with friends. MaryAnn loved her children well.

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Calaveras County's Celebrated Jumpers Hit The Road In Snazy Frogmobile

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/27/2015 01:08 PM
Frogtown, USA...A snazzy new Frogmobile is transporting Calaveras County's Celebrated Jumping Frogs on their annual public appearance tour. The State Captiol Frog Jump highlights the itinerary on May 6 in Sacramento, with many local stop offs scheduled prior to the Calaveras County Fair and Jumping Frog Jubilee, May 14-17 at Frogtown. The frogs and their entourage of Frog Jump Committee members/handlers are traveling in luxury in a van wrapped with frog graphics - courtesy of donations from Angels Sewer and Drain and the Wintercreek Foundation. Graphics are by Eric Calialgro.

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Don’t Miss Studio 4 Dance Theater’s Spring Showcase, May 1-2, 2015 in Angels Camp! A Fusion of Jazz, Contemporary, Hip Hop and Ballet!

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/27/2015 12:18 PM
Angels Camp...Studio 4 Dance Theater’s Spring Showcase 2015 promises to be the most exciting and ambitious yet, with dances ranging from contemporary ballet to hip hop. The Spring Showcase has only two performances: 7pm, Friday, May 1, and 3pm, Saturday, May 2, 2015, at the Bret Harte Theater in Angels Camp, and is appropriate for all ages. Tickets to the Spring Showcase 2015 are $12 for adults and $8 for children 12 and under, available at or by calling 1-800-595-4849, or at the box office one hour before each show (cash or check only.) For further information, the public may contact Tammie Lee at 209-728-5347....

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White Pines Park Clean Up On May 2nd.

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/27/2015 11:46 AM
White Pines (Not Arnold), CA...The White Pines Park Committee is holding their annual park clean up on May 2nd from 9am - 1pm. Lunch will be served but bring your rake. This will get White Pines Park polished up and ready for another summer season. Many of our visitors who visit our area may not know that White Pines Park and many of our parks and recreation facilities are primarily funded and maintained by volunteers....

Above Is A Photo From The White Pines Fishing Derby In 2006
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Just A Few Tickets Left for Annual Renner Bonfire. Dinner By Lila & Sage and Live Music By Jill Warren

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/27/2015 11:07 AM
Murphys, CA...There are still tickets available for this weekend's Bonfire Party in the Vineyard. This year marks 20 years that Dr. Ian Renner has hosted this event in the beautiful Vineyard in Vallecito. The evening begins at 6:30 with appetizers, self guided tours, and barrel tastings. Dinner by Lila & Sage at 7:00 and wine and dancing to Jill Warren Band all accompanied by a beautiful Bonfire. Call Renner Winery to purchase tickets or visit the website, to purchase tickets. Tickets are $50 for Wine Club Members and $60 for everyone else....

Click Above For More Photos From A Past Year

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Great Service & Detailing Specials From 49er Motors

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/27/2015 10:40 AM

President Obama's Whitehouse Correspondents Dinner Speech

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/27/2015 09:23 AM
Washington, DC...President Barack Obama poked fun at himself and Washington as he starts his "Fourth Quarter" and works on his "Bucket List"


Traffic Update....Boulder In Roadway Near Sawmill Flat Rd / Columbia College Dr

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/27/2015 08:08 AM
Columbia, CA....CHP is reporting a large boulder in the roadway near Sawmill Flat Rd / Columbia College Dr. Please use caution for large inanimate objects in your path today...

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

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/27/2015 07:45 AM
Angels Camp, CA...The Angels Trading Post has friendly smiles and even a Free Soda with every fill up! Stop and say hi and top off your tanks today! Angels Trading Post has everything you need to keep you Hopping when you visit our area. Great Prices on Gas, Drinks, Sodas, Java City Coffees and more. They also accept E.B.T. cards.and have great prices on tobacco products. They are open everyday from 5am to Midnight!! Stop by and see the Singh's today at the corner of Hwy 49 & Hwy 4.

The Big 49er Motors Springtime Super Sale....

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/24/2015 06:06 PM
Angels Camp, CA...49er Motors Springtime super sale, Come on down and see our new inventory that is arriving daily. We have financing options to suit almost anyone. Great rates starting at 2%. If you have a down payment and an income source we can help you get behind the wheel today!

2007 Ford Ranger Sport Supercab, 4x4, 4.0l, 6 Cyl, LOW MILES (58,000) Super clean, Clean Car Fax, Automatic, Air, CD, Tool box and much more. This is a DIAMOND and super hard to find. Come in and see it today, you wont be disappointed. ON SALE $17,949 VIN-KNDJJ741X95020396

2001 GMC SIERRA 2500HD 4x4, Lifted with nice rims and tires, bedliner, power windows and locks, tow package, CD player and much more. This is a nice looking truck that you would be proud to be seen in!! Come on down and see this beauty today!! ON SALE $9449 Vin:1GTHK24UX1E267155

2007 Chrysler 300 Touring, V6 3.5L Rear Wheel Drive, Leather, Moonroof, traction control, Power Windows, Power Door Locks, Mp3 Single Disc CD Player, Power Driver Seat. This is a Well Maintained Extra with loads of service records!! Super Clean Car Dont let this pass you up!! ON SALE $11,449 Vin: 2C3KA53G67H702359

2008 Dodge Ram 1500 4x4. One Owner CLEAN CAR FAX! This clean well maintained pickup has Tonneau cover, chrome running boards, premium wheels and more! Come on down and take a look, you will not be disappointed in this one!! ON SALE $15,949 VIN- 1D7HU18N68J230389

2008 Ford Expedition EL 4x4 Eddie Bauer, 8 Cyl 5.4L 300 HP, This SUV has many extras..... 3rd row seating, Leather Seats, Heated And Cooling Front Seats, Navigation, Power Liftgate, Two Tone Leather, Flat Screens In Headrest With Seperate Dvd Players, Back Up Cam In RearView Mirror, Premium Rims, Automatic StepSide & MUCH MORE!!!!!!! This Is One You Want To See In Person Not Many Like It Out There !!!!!!!!!!!! ON SALE $18,949 Vin:1FMFK18588LA31142

2014 Ford Fusion, 4-Cyl, 2.5 Liter, Automatic, 6-Spd, FWD, Hill Start Assist Control, Traction Control, AdvanceTrac, ABS (4-Wheel), Keyless Entry, Air Conditioning, Power Windows, Power Door Locks, Cruise Control, Power Steering, Tilt & Telescoping Wheel, AM/FM Stereo, Sirius Satellite, MyFord, SYNC, Dual Air Bags, Side Air Bags, F&R Head Curtain Air Bags ON SALE $18,449 Vin:3FA6P0H75ER301352
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Classical Conversations Information Meetings

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/26/2015 02:12 PM
Arnold, CA...Classical Conversations, a Classical homeschool community, has a thriving campus in Arnold! Classical Conversations will be hosting two information meetings for families interested in homeschooling or those interested in finding out more about the classical model of education. Join us Sunday, April 26, 6 - 8 p.m. OR Wednesday, April 29, 6 - 8 p.m. at Chapel in the Pines in Arnold. Want to find out how to provide a world class education for your child at home? We have classes offered for students ages 4 - 14+. Event hosted by Holly Kalton, Challenge A Director. For more information email or check out

Turner’s Wild West, The Best Smelling Store In The Mother Lode! ~Video Overview By Jim Turner

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/26/2015 10:01 AM
Angels Camp, CA...Below is a video overview of the great Turner's Wild West store in historic downtown Angels Camp. They also have everything you need to get your work boots ready for summer with oil, new laces and more. Of course if you need new work boots they carry the best brands and have expert advice.

The Sounds Of Summer Concert Series At Copperopolis Town Square

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/26/2015 09:43 AM
Copperopolis, CA...1st Annual "Sounds of Summer" Concert Series at Copperopolis Town Square! FREE Live Music Starting Memorial Day Running Through Labor Day! All Concerts 6pm-8pm. Lawn Seating...Bring Your Own Chairs and Blankets. This Magnificent Series Will Kick Off On Saturday Evening, MAY 23rd With " Chains Required", Power Soul and Rock Dance...

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Presidential Weekly Address: Fighting for Trade Deals that Put American Workers First

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/26/2015 08:16 AM
Washington, DC...Hi, everybody. I’ve talked a lot lately about why new trade deals are important to our economy. Today, I want to talk about why new trade deals are important to our values. They’re vital to middle-class economics -- the idea that this country does best when everyone gets their fair shot, everyone does their fair share, and everyone plays by the same set of rules...

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US Helping With Earthquake in Nepal

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/26/2015 08:00 AM
Washington, DC...I join the people of the United States in expressing our deepest condolences to all of those affected by today's earthquake in Nepal, including the families of those who died in Nepal, India, China, and Bangladesh. We are working closely with the government of Nepal to provide assistance and support. Ambassador Bodde has issued a disaster declaration in order to immediately release an initial $1 million for humanitarian assistance. USAID is preparing to deploy a Disaster Assistance Response Team and is activating an Urban Search and Rescue Team to accompany disaster experts and assist with assessments of the situation...
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Make Plans For Sunday Funday Pub Crawl Finishing With Live Music At The Square!

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/21/2015 02:01 PM
Copperopolis, CA...1st Annual Community Sunday Funday Pub Crawl to Kick Off The Summer! Start Your Crawl at Mickey and Larry's Sports Pub at 11am Then Head on Over to The Old Corner Saloon at 12pm, and Finish Your Day from 1pm-4pm at The Square and Enjoy Live Music with "The Dive Bar Poets!" Drink and Food Specials, Games, Prizes. Call Mishawn at (209)785.8811 for more info. Hosted by Mickey & Larry's Sports Pub, The Old Corner Saloon, Rovedatti's, Griff's BBQ and Roasters Coffee Corner....

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Taste of Calaveras showcases the finest wine, culinary treats and art Sunday, April 26, 12 – 4 p.m., Camps Restaurant

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/23/2015 02:33 PM
Angels Camp, April 17, 2015 – The top wineries, restaurants and artists of Calaveras County will converge at CAMPS Restaurant, 676 McCauley Ranch Road, in Greenhorn Creek Golf Resort, Angels Camp, for the ninth annual Taste of Calaveras from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, April 26. To top off the even mix of wine, food and art offerings, Jill Warren will perform in CAMP’s pastoral garden setting. “Taste of Calaveras brings the absolute best of Calaveras County together for one afternoon of cultural and sensory bliss,” stated Sherri Smith, owner and chef of Camps Restaurant and president of hosting organization, the Angels Camp Business Association....

Click Above For 100 Photos and Video Below Of The 2014 TOC To Get You In The Mood

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Arnold Ace Home Center's Big 3 Day Spring Sale

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/23/2015 12:39 PM

There Are Pages & Pages Of Specials Inclosed...
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OFF The Beaten Path Set For Saturday, April 25 (Rain Or Shine)

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/16/2015 01:51 PM
Murphys, CA...Now in its fourth year, the Off the Beaten – Walk/Run for Autism Awareness will have a new look and several new features when it is staged on Saturday, April 25 in Murphys Community Park. The event, organized by the Mind Matters clinic, will now feature a 1K run, open to boys and girls aged seven and younger. There will be two other races, 5K and 10K, open to men and women of all ages. The scenic course will begin at the park and continue on Six Mile Road past rolling hills and beautiful vineyards. Participants who would rather walk than run are welcome to do so. Check-in time will start at 7 a.m. Following a warm-up session, conducted by Kat Juarez-Sutton, the first race will begin at 8 a.m. Awards will be presented in a variety of categories....

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Traffic Update...Pickup vs Tree Near Sr49 / Gun Club Road

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/24/2015 04:12 PM
Angels Camp, CA....CHP is reporting a pickup vs tree on Hwy 49 near Gun Club Road. Injuries may be involved and please use caution in the area...

Make Plans Now To Attend The 18th Annual Paddlefest!!

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/24/2015 09:46 AM

Stop Draining New Melones for Environmental Purposes ~ By Calaveras County Republican Party

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/24/2015 07:38 AM
Angels Camp, CA...Severe drought conditions plague California and the governor has mandated that residents conserve water. Meanwhile, two entities, the Bureau of Reclamation (which is responsible for storing our water) and the California State Water Resources Control Board (which is responsible for monitoring our water resources) have chosen to ignore these challenging drought conditions and release billions of gallons of water from New Melones Reservoir for Environmental Purposes!

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What's Happening in Murphys This Week? April 23 through May 3, 2015

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/24/2015 06:36 AM
Murphys, CA...Tuesdays at Alchemy - Winemakers Night - Every Tuesday is Winemaker's Night at Alchemy, featuring $5 glasses of local wines, free live music on our patio from 5:30-8, our entire regular menu, plus wine paired specials. Call 209-728-0700 for reservations or visit our event page at for more information on the featured wine and musician each week. Wednesdays at Rob's Place - Weekly Specials & Live Music with Nicholas Lefler from 6-8 pm...

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This Week at the Arnold CHS Thrift Store Adoption Center – ABBY!

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/24/2015 06:17 AM
Arnold, CA...Stop by Calaveras Humane Society's Thrift Store Adoption Center in Arnold, located in Meadowmont Center next to Big Trees Market (Phone 209-795-GIVE), open THURS.–SAT., 10 am–5 pm. We will also have kitties available at our Angels Camp Adoption Center, located in Angels Town Center (240 S. Main St./Hwy 49), open Thurs. through Sat., 11 am–5 pm. This week we have guest cats from Calaveras County Animal Services appearing at both adoption centers! This is an exciting new opportunity to meet and adopt shelter cats at the CHS Adoption Centers! Although kitten season has arrived, there are still many wonderful adults from last season and beyond, like Abby, who have been patiently waiting for quite a while for their forever homes. Please opt to adopt a precious adult kitty and don't leave them behind! Come in and find your special companion!

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Bob Doten of Arnold Joins Cedar Creek Realty

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/21/2015 07:39 AM
Arnold, CA...Cedar Creek Realty welcomes Bob Doten as a Realtor Associate, effective immediately. He will specialize in both primary and secondary residential homes and cabins. Doten hails from a family of automotive and real estate professionals that spans four generations. His move to Cedar Creek Realty follows an accomplished career as a sales and marketing executive. A past president of the Greater Arnold Business Association, Doten is well known in the community for his work ethic and integrity....

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

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/08/2015 03:37 PM
Angels Camp, CA...The Angels Trading Post has friendly smiles and even a Free Soda with every fill up! Stop and say hi and top off your tanks today! Angels Trading Post has everything you need to keep you Hopping when you visit our area. Great Prices on Gas, Drinks, Sodas, Java City Coffees and more. They also accept E.B.T. cards.and have great prices on tobacco products. They are open everyday from 5am to Midnight!! Stop by and see the Singh's today at the corner of Hwy 49 & Hwy 4.

Got Pine Needles? Need Them Gone? Call 209.265.6115

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/31/2015 07:05 AM

Bear Valley Kicks Off 2015-16 Spring Season Pass Sale with ‘Forever Pass’ (Sale Ends April 30th)

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/19/2015 11:06 AM
Bear Valley, CA...One-time only opportunity locks in current season pass pricing for generations, allowing pass holders to become a part of the destination’s future under Skyline Investments. Bear Valley is launching the sale of its 2015/16 season passes March 13, and this year’s offer comes with a unique value proposition: the one time opportunity to purchase Forever Passes, which will lock in the renewal price of unrestricted season passes for generations to come. The Forever Pass is a new season pass product that will be offered one time only and the availability ends April 30, 2015...

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Thrivent Financial Partners With Habitat For Humanity To Improve A Neighborhood

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/23/2015 06:05 PM
Murphys, CA – Thrivent Financial and Habitat For Humanity will host an event to help a homeowner upgrade their home and neighborhood through a unique partnership program called Thrivent Builds Repairs. Community volunteers and Thrivent Financial representative Jeff Costello will come together on May 2nd through May 6th in at a home in the Diggins, Murphys, to paint the house. Calaveras County homeowners who are unable to complete light repairs may apply for help by contacting the Habitat office @ 754.5331...

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Weekly Road Report for the Week of 4/26/15 through 5/2/15

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/23/2015 05:34 PM
Stockton, CA...The latest Caltrans District 10 Road Report is enclosed. It will give you a good idea of where construction is planned here locally and in our surrounding counties....

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Make Mom Smile With Mother's Day Flowers From Blooms and Things! 209.736.6771

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/23/2015 04:43 PM

Major Injuries To Valley Springs Woman In DUI Accident

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/23/2015 04:10 PM
Angels Camp, CA...A 54 year old Valley Springs woman was driving her 2007 Chevy pickup southbound on Burson Road at an unknown speed. As she was negotiating a curve to the left approaching Circle Hill Drive. Due to her level of intoxicaito, she failed to keep her vehicle on the right half of the roadway, allowing it to run off the west side of the road where the pickup collided with an oak tree and fence....

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Traffic Update...Over A Dozen Cows In The Road Near Greeley Hill Rd / Buck Meadows Rd

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/23/2015 02:24 PM
Groveland, CA...CHP is reporting over a dozen cows in the roadway near Greeley Hill Rd / Buck Meadows Rd. Let's be careful out there...

Murphys to Markleeville – “The Schedule” – April 24 to May 2

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/23/2015 12:52 PM
Arnold, CA...“The Schedule” is published every Thursday by the Ebbetts Pass Visitors Center and includes everything happening from Murphys to Markleeville. For more detailed info visit The Schedule. Please come by and pick one up or contact the Visitors Center at to have your event included in “The Schedule.”

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Possible Missing Nine Year Old Girl From Hazel Fisher Elementary ~ Mike Shevlin (Update...Child Found Safe At Chevron)

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/23/2015 10:53 AM
Arnold, CA...Calaveras Sheriff's Office & CHP Responding to Hazel Fisher School Arnold to help locate a nine year old girl missing. Last seen on playground wearing jeans and a blue top. (Updated...we were able to confirm with these details with the school) Update as of 11:07am...HFE said for parents to please not call school so they can keep lines open. Also a possible sighting of a young girl at Chevron. Update as of 11:09am...Child Found Safe!!! Great work everyone!!!!

State Issues Draft of Emergency Drought Regulations

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/23/2015 10:20 AM
San Andreas, CA...If the latest draft of statewide water restrictions is approved, the Calaveras County Water District would be required to reduce its water use by 32 percent this year, when compared to the same time period in 2013. This is up significantly from the initial draft, which called for a 25 percent cutback. While the District is supportive of Gov. Edmund G. Brown’s efforts to reduce statewide residential water use by 25 percent during this unprecedented fourth year of drought, it’s important to achieve that goal through ground-tested policies and equitable regulations....

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Time For An ESA From Angels Sheet Metal? 209.736.4541

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/23/2015 09:45 AM
Angels Camp, CA...What is an Energy Savings Agreement? An ESA is a complete precision tune-up and professional cleaning of your Heating and/or Cooling equipment. The service is provided on an annual or semi-annual basis. Prices start at $155.00 per year for two seasonal services. “I feel the old system would not have lasted this long, 25+ years, if it had not been serviced by Angels Sheet Metal all this time.” Mrs. Thomas, Valley Springs...

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Save Our Water - Water Releases During Record Drought ~ By Congressman Tom McClintock

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/23/2015 09:09 AM
Washington, DC...California is now in its fourth year of the worst drought on record. Hydrologists estimate it is the worst drought in 1,200 years. The Sierra Snowpack today is just six percent of normal. Many of our reservoirs are nearly empty. One of our largest, the New Melones Reservoir on the Stanislaus River, is at just 22 percent of its capacity – with the rainy season now officially over. Water rationing is now in effect in many communities. Many Californians face $500 fines if they take too long in the shower or spill a gallon of water on their sidewalks...

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Dog Found in Arnold ~ By Fred & Vivien Treece (Great News...Owner & Pet Reunited)

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/22/2015 09:50 AM
Arnold, CA...We have housed a stray dog overnight and maybe owner and claim her. Border collie mix. 40 lbs. old. 3 tumors. cataract left eye. Friendly, sassy and good with other animals. Red collar, no tags. Found at corner of Pine drive and Hwy 4 on 4/21/15 around 11am. Call 209 795-1795 (Vivien or Fred) at 1323 Pine Drive Arnold. We are dropping her off at the animal shelter in San Andreas later today, after checking in with Arnold Pet Clinic & Murphys Vet. (Great News...Owner & Pet Reunited)

Shop Local! Sierra Hills, Angels Food & Sierra Hills Natural Food Markets. Weekly Specials Through April 28! Together, Giving Back to the Community We Love!!

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/22/2015 11:48 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 Together, Giving Back to the Community We Love!! It has been almost three years since we started our eScrip program and with your help tens of thousands of dollars have gone to your favorite local charities. Every time you shop with your eScrip card you are making a difference in our community. Thank you for giving us the opportunity to support causes you care about. Don't have an eScrip card? Ask one of our cashiers about how to sign up. Thank you ! - The Croshaw Family

Click Above For Their Weekly Savings. Do you know you can now text your deli orders to the stores? For Sierra Hills Market the number is 209-753-7115. For Angels Food Market the number is (209)-753-7331. Now that is easy!! Senior Days now Tuesdays and Wednesdays! Save 10% When you buy 4 or more bottles of liquor or wine. Remember we already have the best prices on liquor and the biggest local wine selection.
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“Ariana Grande” Takes Most Popular In The 18th Annual High School Art Show & Competition ArtSpirit 2015 - Calaveras County Arts Council

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/22/2015 08:48 PM
San Andreas, CA...Pop Rules! That was the word uttered most during the 18th annual ArtSpirt High School Art Show & Competition. And . . . as the voters made their selections for the Most Popular vote, they often mentioned how difficult it was to choose just one. A black and white acrylic painting of pop singer Ariana Grande painted by Erika Smith of Calaveras High School is the most loved piece in this year’s event. The feeling from the judges and visitors to the Gallery Store is that Erica’s work reflects the talent and technique of someone much beyond her teenage years. It captures the pop singers pose to a T...

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Young Players Invited to Free Youth Tennis Clinic

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/22/2015 08:35 PM
Angels Camp, CA...Aspiring young tennis players from throughout Calaveras and it neighboring counties are invited to take part in the 16th annual Youth Tennis Clinic to be held at Bret Harte High School, Angels Camp on Saturday, May 9 from 9 to 11 a.m. There is no charge for the clinic that will be led by Angella Woods, a United States Professional Tennis Association (USPTA) member. It is open to elementary through high school students regardless of current ability...

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Mountain Passes Temporarily Close

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/22/2015 06:10 PM
Bear Valley, CA....Due to the weather, the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) closed State Route 108/Sonora Pass at Kennedy Meadows and Ebbetts Pass State Route 4 at Lake Alpine on Wednesday, April 22, 2015. Caltrans will reopen the passes once weather permits and crews make the necessary repairs to the road...
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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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Bear Valley's Mark Phillips narrates a wonderful video that was created for the Ebbetts Pass Historical Association. The Video runs about 50 minutes and gives a fascinating & entertaining view of the history of the Bear Valley Area.

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