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Traffic Update....Pickup Into Field Off Of Hwy 12

Posted by: thepinetree on 07/28/2016 07:21 PM
San Andreas, CA....Hwy 12 continues its run as a trouble spot as now there is a pickup about 100ft off the roadway in a field. Please use caution in the area...

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Symphony Opening Tonight At BVMF With Del Sol Thursday, July 28 at 7:00 PM

Posted by: thepinetree on 07/28/2016 05:08 PM
Bear Valley, CA...Maestro Michael Morgan and the Bear Valley Symphony celebrate the opening of the orchestral portion of the 2016 Festival with Nielson’s Suite for Strings, Delights & Dances by Michael Abels featuring the Del Sol String Quartet, Haydn’s Trumpet Concerto with soloist John Pearson, Mozart’s Symphony No. 34 and more.

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Traffic Update...Leg & Shoulder Injuries For Man Who Was Struck By Unoccupied Truck

Posted by: thepinetree on 07/28/2016 04:24 PM
Sonora, CA....In one you don't see everyday a man was injured in a parking lot near Mono Way and Standard Road when an unoccupied truck with only a dog as a passenger rolled into him while he was working in the parking lot. Not sure if emergency brake was not set or maybe the dog slipped it out of park. Hope his injuries are not severe and he recovers soon.

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Major Injures To Valley Springs Man & San Andreas Woman In Second Head On Collision On Hwy 12 Yesterday

Posted by: thepinetree on 07/28/2016 01:08 PM
Valley Springs, CA...Yesterday evening at about 10:30pm a 17 year old San Andreas woman was traveling eastbound on State Route 12, east of Double Springs Rd. A 58 year old Valley Springs man was traveling westbound on State Route 12, east of Double Springs Rd. She allowed her Nissan Maxima to drift into the westbound traffic lane, directly into the path of his Dodge pickup. The Nissan and Dodge collided head on. The Maxima came to rest within the eastbound lane and the pickup rolled onto its right side in the middle of the roadway.

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Harley Davidson vs Tree Collision Injures Murphys Man

Posted by: thepinetree on 07/28/2016 12:40 PM
Murphys, CA...A Murphys man was operating his Harley Davidson westbound on Hwy 4 at an unknown speed, approaching Hunter Dam Road. As he was negotiating a curve to his right, he allowed his Harley to drived left across the solid yellow lines, across the eastbound lane and off the south side of Hwy 4 where he collided with a tree. He then tumbled down an embankment and came to rest in a dirt gutter along Hunter Dam Road below Hwy 4.

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Major Injuries To Idaho & Valley Springs Women In Head On Collision

Posted by: thepinetree on 07/28/2016 12:23 PM
San Andreas, CA...Yesterday about 1pm west of the Hwys 12 & 49 intersection a 25 year old Idaho woman was traveling westbound on State Route 12 west of State Route 49. A 75 year old Valley Springs woman was traveling eastbound on State Route 12. The Idaho woman allowed her Toyota pickup to drift completely into the eastbound traffic lane, directly in the path of the oncoming Mercury driven by the Valley Springs woman. The Toyota and Mercury collided head on, completely in the eastbound traffic lane. The pickup came to rest within the eastbound lane and the Mercury rolled off the south side of the roadway. Both parties were trapped in their vehicles until they were extracted by fire department personnel and transported to trauma centers. The roadway was completely blocked for approximately 1 hour with detours in place.

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Beautiful Featured Home From NextHome Utica Properties! 4 Bedroom 4.5 Bath Murphys Home On 13.96 Acres

Posted by: thepinetree on 07/28/2016 11:49 AM
Murphys, CA...Rare 13 acre estate with large 4 bd/4.5ba home in Murphys. Home is situated on 2.23 private acres and property includes a second 11.87 ac flat, open parcel with hundreds of feet on Coyote Creek. Vacant parcel has a rare agricultural water meter and home is serviced by public water. Great property for horses or vineyard. Easy, paved access off of Highway 4. Courtesy of Jeffrey Rasmussen, NextHome Utica Properties 209.736.9595

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Save Up To 40% On Flooring At Pinnell's Carpet One!

Posted by: thepinetree on 07/28/2016 10:57 AM
Angels Camp & Sonora, CA...“Do any of these faces look familiar?! 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!”

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Traffic Update...Vehicle Off Roadway On Hwy 49

Posted by: thepinetree on 07/28/2016 10:32 AM
Angels Camp, CA...CHP is reporting a vehicle off the roadway near Red Hill & Hwy 49. Please use caution in the area as they remove the vehicle.

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The Outhouse Collection is Hiring

Posted by: thepinetree on 07/28/2016 10:23 AM
Arnold, CA...The Outhouse Collection has a full time position for someone who wants to join our retail associate team. If you have a passion for retail, design and fashion and can provide world class customer service, consider a career at the Outhouse. Located at 925 Highway 4 in Arnold, the Outhouse sells home décor, gifts and fashion accessories. Our customers shop on the weekends, so you must be able to work weekends. Please come in and pick up a job description and application or email Susan Hauer at outhousemail@gmail.com and I will email you a copy. I’ll schedule an interview with you once you’ve read the job description and filled out an application. (and yes you will get a discount on all our great products!) The Outhouse Collection 795-2994

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First Ever Red Dirt & Gold Dust Music Fest Is August 6th. Seven National Bands To Be Showcased

Posted by: thepinetree on 07/28/2016 10:04 AM
Angels Camp, CA...Grab a cowboy hat and low-back lawn chair or blanket and settle under the shade of heritage oaks at the first ever Red Dirt and Gold Dust Music Fest (RDGDMF), Saturday, August 6th.   This has been a lifelong dream of mine to bring quality music events to the Calaveras County Fairgrounds,” said Jeremy Leonard, owner of Whiskey Slide Productions, LLC, in Angels Camp. “This is going to be an incredible day -- seven bands playing the best of Red Dirt music – southern rock, Americana, bluegrass, outlaw country and good ol’ country – it’s all part of Red Dirt music.”

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Get Ready For Another Great Super Sales Thursday At Arnold CHS Thrift

Posted by: thepinetree on 07/27/2016 04:30 PM
Arnold, CA...Get Ready For Another Great Super Sales Thursday At Arnold CHS Thrift

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Angels Food & Sierra Hills Markets Weekly Through August 2nd.

Posted by: thepinetree on 07/27/2016 11:45 PM
Angels Camp & Murphys, CA...Angels Food & Sierra Hills Markets Weekly Ad Through July 26. 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

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Big Trees Market Weekly Ad & Specials Through August 2nd

Posted by: thepinetree on 07/27/2016 11:44 PM
Arnold, CA...Big Trees Market Weekly Ad & Specials Through August 2nd

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Four Perish In Fiery Plane Crash At Columbia Airport

Posted by: thepinetree on 07/27/2016 07:45 PM
Columbia, CA...At 4:45 PM, Tuolumne County Sheriff's Office received a report of a plane crash at the Columbia Airport in Columbia. The small private plane was coming from the north to land on the runway. It is reported that the plane veered to left off of the runway and crashed. The plane was completely engulfed in flames when emergency crews arrived on scene. There are four deceased victims. The Coroner will be determining identification and notifying next of kin. The National Transportation Safety Board out of Colorado, will be arriving tomorrow to initiate the investigation. There is no information as to where the plane was coming from or headed to. This is a very tragic event and our hearts go out to the families of these victims.

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Reminder Tonight Is Another Great Locals Night

Posted by: thepinetree on 07/27/2016 06:24 PM

Fire Update...Vegetation Fire Reported In Rocky Road Area (Updated...2 Acres..Potential 30-40)

Posted by: thepinetree on 07/27/2016 06:20 PM
San Andreas, CA...Firefighters on ground and air are on the way to reported vegetation fire in the Old Gulch & Rocky Road area. More to follow if needed... (Updated as of 6:30pm...2 acres with potential of 30-40 acres on north side of Calaveritas Road.. They should get it dealt with quickly) (Update as of 6:42pm....4-5 acres and making good progress on knocking it down)

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Calaveras County Arts Council Presents Tanglewood At Music in the Parks

Posted by: thepinetree on 07/27/2016 06:07 PM
West Point, CA...Tanglewood is an enchanting trio featuring Felicity Morton on vocals and acoustic guitar; Abe Forgette on stand up bass, and Isaiah Dyken on the drums. With diverse musical backgrounds in world beat, Latin, and bluegrass Tanglewood blends soaring sultry vocals with warm stand up bass and soulful drumming giving them a Dreamy Folk Rock sound. Tanglewood plays all original music with conscious lyrics and heartfelt compositions that will leave you spellbound.

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Probable Fatal Airplane Crash & Vegetation Fire At Columbia Airport

Posted by: thepinetree on 07/27/2016 05:02 PM
Columbia, CA...(Update as of 5:11pm...they are getting a handle on fire and forward progress stopped at about 2 acres! The Tuolumne County Sheriff's department has reported that the plane was fully engulfed shortly after the crash. The fire on the plane has been extinguished as well) CHP & Scanner traffic are reporting an airplane down at Columbia Airport. There is also a fire with spread to vegetation. Our thoughts and prayers to the pilot's family and friends as initial reports are that the pilot has probably passed away.

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BEATLES Tribute by The Sun Kings Tonight At 7pm In Bear Valley!

Posted by: thepinetree on 07/27/2016 04:55 PM
Bear Valley, CA...We couldn’t bring John, Paul, George and Ringo to Bear Valley, but we got you the next best thing! The highly acclaimed Sun Kings are a Beatles tribute band as nature intended.

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Fire Update....Structure Fire On Twist Road

Posted by: thepinetree on 07/27/2016 04:45 PM
Jamestown, CA...Firefighters are back at work again on a structure fire with some spread to vegetation in the 14,000 Block of Twist Road. We will update if it spreads too far beyond the structure. There is potential for an up to 20 acre blaze. It is going to be a long time until November...

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Possible Injury Collision Near Wendell's On Hwy 49

Posted by: thepinetree on 07/27/2016 03:56 PM
Mokelumne Hill, CA...CHP is reporting a possible injury collision near Wendell's on Hwy 49. Please use caution the area as one of the vehicles is still in roadway.

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Lynn Eloise Smith 1930 - 2016

Posted by: thepinetree on 07/27/2016 03:35 PM
Valley Springs, CA...Lynn Eloise Smith was born in 1930, in Placentia, California to Raymond and Olive Johnson. She worked over 25 years as a Unit Secretary for both Bay General Hospital, in San Diego and Enloe Hospital in Chico California. She and her husband, Roy, lived in Paradise, California for many years and moved to Valley Springs over twenty years ago. She was an avid reader ,enjoyed embroidering and crocheting and played the piano. Her greatest joy was spending time with her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren.

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Robert Kirk Andersen 1959 - 2016

Posted by: thepinetree on 07/27/2016 03:24 PM
Angels Camp, CA...On Monday July 11th 2016 Robert Kirk Andersen 56 passed away peacefully at his home in Angels Camp. Kirk had been battling congestive heart failure. Kirk was born on December 19th 1959 at Mark Twain Hospital in San Andreas to Robert C and Joann (Henley) Andersen. Kirk attended Mark Twain Elementary School and Bret Harte High School where he excelled in wrestling and winning many championship matches which resulted in him being honored in the Bret Harte High School Wrestling Hall of Fame. After graduation Kirk attended San Joaquin Delta College where he earned a certificate on auto mechanics. He begin his career as a mechanic for Stewarts Ford in San Andreas. He worked for Western Sources Talc Plant in Toyon for several years before attaining his general contractor’s license. Kirk was a skilled carpenter and stone mason and worked for many county residents over the years. He was a member of E Clampus Vitas and enjoyed fishing and being with his many friends throughout the county.
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Rickie Mae Fry 1936 - 2016

Posted by: thepinetree on 07/27/2016 02:42 PM
Valley Springs, CA...Rickie Mae Fry passed away peacefully at home at the age of 80, on Tuesday, July 19, 2016. She was with her husband, sister and son. Rickie was born on January 20, 1936 in Los Angeles, CA. She spend the last 25 years in Burson. She is survived by her husband Wayne, 2 sons, Wayne Thomas and Ronald, her sister Margie McLaughlin, and brother James Hancock. She is also survived by her grandchildren Scotty, Ronnie, Katherine as well as 6 great grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her daughter, Kathy Ann.

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Traffic Collision Blocks Lanes On Near Hwy 12 & 49...Roadway Now Open

Posted by: thepinetree on 07/27/2016 01:25 PM
San Andreas, CA....(Update...Roadway was reopened at 2:04pm. It was an injury collision with at least one medi-flighted) CHP is reporting a collision has blocked lanes near the Hwy 12 & Hwy 49 intersection. It is a possible injury collision as well. Please use caution in the area...

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Fire Update....Vegetation Fire Closes Hwy 108 Near OByrnes Ferry (Updated...Traffic Moving Again, Fire Contained At 3ac)

Posted by: thepinetree on 07/27/2016 12:23 PM
Jamestown, CA....Firefighters on ground and air are working a vegetation fire that has closed Hwy 108 near Obyrnes Ferry. East and Westbound lanes are affected. Fire is about 3ac in size and power lines are either down or running through fire. Update as of 12:29pm...They are trying to contain fire to northwest side of Hwy and if successful may be able to open eastbound lanes shortly. Updates as of 12:48pm...Traffic is moving again with one way traffic controls in place. Tanker has been released and fire contained at 3 acres. Great job fire fighters)

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Calaveras Sheriff's Department Promotes Four & Hires Eight! Photos & Full Ceremony Video

Posted by: thepinetree on 07/27/2016 09:44 AM
San Andreas, CA...Yesterday morning the meeting room at the Sheriff's Dept headquarters was filled to overflowing with friends family and well wishers as the Calaveras Sheriff's Department held a swearing in ceremony for eight new hires and promoted four. The new hires are Corrections Officer Katrina Large, Corrections Officer Jason Crawford, Dispatcher Samantha King, Business Administrator Maria Hinsey, Deputy Erik Schrantz, Deputy Lance Williams, Deputy Brian Terry, Deputy Talya-Ann Mattos. Congratulations to Sergeant Heather Gordon, Sergeant Kevin Stevens, Corporal DeAyrian Sanchez and Corporal Jim Moser on their promotions.



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Kearney Recall Election To Move Forward & Filing Period Starts Today

Posted by: thepinetree on 07/27/2016 07:24 AM
San Andreas, CA...The Calaveras County Clerk Recorder and Registrar of Voters has issued an order to hold the recall election for the purpose of determining whether County Supervisor District 5, Steven Kearney is to be recalled and to fill the vacancy if the member is recalled; pursuant to Elections Code Section 11241 which states: “If the governing board fails to issue the order within the time specified in section 11240, the county elections official, within five days shall set the date for holding the election.” The proclamation and notice of election is attached. The filing period opens today July 27, 2016 and closes August 25, 2016, this closing filing period applies to candidates filing for the Supervisor District 5 contest only.

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Bill Clinton Makes His Pitch

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Traffic Update....Another Vegetation Fire In Arnold Area

Posted by: thepinetree on 07/26/2016 07:18 PM
Arnold, CA...Another vegetation fire in the Arnold area on Thunderbolt Trail, 1/8th acre in subdivision. Aircraft are overhead now. Update as of 7:20pm...fire contained. Great work firefighters on ground and air!!!! (Editor's note: This is not per TCU Command but only our comments. Since we had two starts within about 60 min and fairly close together please report anything you see as suspicious. It may be nothing but a bad coincidence and prevention is investigating. But in an abundance of caution if you see anything or anyone that doesn't look right call it in.)



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Fire Update...Vegetation Fire Near Cedar Ridge Subdivision

Posted by: thepinetree on 07/26/2016 06:04 PM
Arnold, CA...Units on ground and air are on way to a reported vegetation fire in the Love Creek Area. Let's pray they get it knocked down quickly. Update between Hwy 4 and Moran. (Update as of 6:20pm....1/4 acre near Red Tail Hawk and looks like they will keep it around that size...Whew...) (Update as of 6:29pm...forward progress stopped. Some units will stay on scene for mop up and to make sure it stays out. Prevention has also been called.) Great Job Firefighters!!! A fire at that elevation and fuel load is always a scary thing...


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Traffic Update....Vehicle Collision Blocking Roadway On Hwy 26

Posted by: thepinetree on 07/26/2016 01:24 PM
West Point, CA...CHP is reporting a motorcycle down incident on Hwy 26 and Woodhouse Mine Road. They are indicating that lanes are being affected. Please use caution in the area...

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Traffic Update...Overturned Truck On Hwy 88

Posted by: thepinetree on 07/26/2016 01:16 PM
Pioneer, CA...CHP is reporting an overturned big rig on Hwy 88 near Columbia Dr. Lanes are blocked and please use caution and expect delays in the area....

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Fuel Your Summer Fun At Calaveras Lumber With $14.99 Propane Exchange Tanks

Posted by: thepinetree on 07/26/2016 01:01 PM
Angels Camp, CA...It is summer and grilling, camping & all your outdoor activities are in high gear. Calaveras Lumber in Angels Camp now has one of the lowest prices anywhere on propane exchange tanks. Simple, fast, safe & efficient. Stop by their home improvement store in Angels Camp and they will have you fueled up and ready to go in minutes. Of course while you are there yo might be tempted to pick up a few more things as well.

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Ebbetts Pass Lumber Now Hiring For Full Time Truck Driver Position

Posted by: thepinetree on 07/26/2016 01:00 PM
Arnold, CA...Ebbetts Pass Lumber Co. in Arnold seeks a full time truck / forklift driver for deliveries, loading, and customer service. Class A license preferred. Great benefits. Apply at Ebbetts Pass Lumber or Arnold Ace Hardware. Call 209-795-1331 for more info.

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Calaveras Board of Supervisor Back In Action Today

Posted by: thepinetree on 07/26/2016 07:35 AM
San Andreas, CA...The Calaveras County Board of Supervisors is back in action starting at 9am today. Some of the agenda items are: Receive a Report from the Board Chair, Department Heads, CalOES and FEMA Update on Butte Fire Recovery. Approve Changes to Position Control List for positions related to the Medical Cannabis Cultivation Registration Program. Authorize the Board Chair to execute a Professional Services Agreement between Calaveras County and Phillips & Jordan, Inc., for Hazardous Tree Removal Services due to the Butte Fire Incident for an amount not to exceed $9,775,053.39 and a term ending August 31, 2017.

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The First Annual Evan Walker Memorial Run

Posted by: thepinetree on 07/25/2016 08:08 PM
Tuttletown, CA...The First Annual Evan Walker Memorial Run

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Get Your Tickets To The Annual Rotary Shrimp & Pasta Feed

Posted by: thepinetree on 07/25/2016 06:58 PM
Murphys, CA...Please join us at our annual fundraiser for delicious food (catered by Murphys Historic Hotel) and drink, dance to live music by Plan B, win amazing prizes! Tickets are $40 per person. Purchase tickets online at: squareup.com/market/angelsmurphysrotary or call (209) 743-9176

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Fire Update...2-3 Acre Vegetation Fire In Mokelumne Hill Area

Posted by: thepinetree on 07/25/2016 01:37 PM
Mokelumne Hill, CA....Firefighters on ground and air are working a 2-3 acre vegetation fire west of Hwy 49 in the Mokelumne Hill area. The fire has a potential to be a 10-15 acre fire. Please use caution in the area...(Update as of 1:59pm...forward progress stopped at 5 acres and some resources being released.)




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Residents Interrupt San Jose Man As He Burgled Murphys Home

Posted by: thepinetree on 07/25/2016 01:28 PM
Murphys, CA...On 7-22-16, Calaveras County Deputies received a report of a burglary in progress on the 1800 block of French Gulch Road, in Murphys. The burglary was interrupted by the homeowner and the suspect fled on foot. While deputies were responding to the area, Sheriff’s Dispatch Center received numerous calls from citizens giving updates on the suspect’s location. Citizens were able to detain the suspect until deputies arrived on scene. The suspect was identified as Joseph Michael Morgali (26 years old) from San Jose.

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BUI Arrest & Fleeing Scene Of Accident Arrest For Copperopolis Man

Posted by: thepinetree on 07/25/2016 01:17 PM
Copperopolis, CA...On 7-24-16 at about 1645 hours, Calaveras County Marine Division responded to Lake Tulloch for a vessel accident with major injuries. The accident occurred when a boat was pulling a water tube with two female’s riders when another boat struck the tube carrying the victims. The driver of the boat left the immediate area. The driver was later identified as Dean Payne (55 years old), from Copperopolis.

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Traffic Update....Vehicle Off Roadway & Overturned On Defender Grade

Posted by: thepinetree on 07/25/2016 01:09 PM
Pioneer, CA...CHP is reporting a vehicle off the roadway and overturned near Red Dorral Road and Defender Grade. The passenger was able to crawl out of vehicle but driver is still in overturned vehicle. Please use caution in the area...

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Calaveras County Public Health Issues Heat Advisory To Residents

Posted by: thepinetree on 07/25/2016 12:56 PM
San Andreas, CA...Calaveras County Public Health Services has issued a heat advisory for the County. We urge the public to act now to prevent heat-related illness. Temperatures of 100 degrees or more are expected over the next several days. Dr. Kelaita, County Health Officer, stated, “Taking action now can prevent the possibility of heat-related illness. Some health conditions such as obesity, fever, dehydration, heart disease, poor circulation, sunburn and drug/alcohol use can make it harder for the body to say cool in hot weather.”

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Fire Update....Structure Fire In Cedar Ridge

Posted by: thepinetree on 07/25/2016 10:52 AM
Cedar Ridge, CA..Firefighters are on scene of a structure fire with spread to vegetation in the Cedar Ridge area. Lets hope they get this one knocked down quickly. Please use caution in the area.... (Update as of 11:09am...great work everyone. With ground units and 404 overhead is sounds like they will be able to keep this one from spreading

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Traffic Update...Minor Injury Overturned Vehicle Collision In Clearing Stages In San Andreas

Posted by: thepinetree on 07/25/2016 10:15 AM
San Andreas, CA...CHP is reporting an overturned vehicle collision on Mountain Ranch Road near Gold Hunter Road. Luckily it is only a minor injury collision. The involved were taken to Mark Twain Medical Center. Please use caution in the area...

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Is 70 The New 65? Why Americans Are Working Longer ~ From Brian Tewksbury

Posted by: thepinetree on 07/25/2016 09:47 AM
Murphys, CA...As an Independent Financial Advisor with Quest Capital Strategies, Inc., Brian enjoys helping people with their investment needs. Anticipating the effects of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Brian gained certification through Covered California Healthcare Exchange and manages this segment of business through HealthMarkets, Inc.

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It's A Triple Digit Week! Time To Head For The Hills

Posted by: thepinetree on 07/25/2016 09:12 AM
Arnold, CA...Well it looks like a fire danger and triple digit week at lower elevations. Nature's air conditioner can drops temps up to 25 degrees in the high country. Today: Sunny. Highs 72 to 87 higher elevations...85 to 95 lower elevations. Prevailing east winds up to 10 mph shifting to the southwest in the afternoon. Tonight: Clear. Lows 49 to 64 higher elevations...62 to 72 lower elevations. Prevailing west winds up to 10 mph shifting to the east after midnight. Tuesday: Sunny...wmer. Highs 75 to 90 higher elevations... 89 to 97 lower elevations. Prevailing east winds up to 10 mph shifting to the southwest in the afternoon.

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Verizon To Acquire Yahoo's Operating Business For $4.83 Billion

Posted by: thepinetree on 07/25/2016 07:49 AM
Sunnyvale, CA...Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) and Yahoo! Inc. (Nasdaq: YHOO) today announce they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Verizon will acquire Yahoo's operating business for approximately $4.83 billion in cash, subject to customary closing adjustments. Yahoo informs, connects and entertains a global audience of more than 1 billion monthly active users** -- including 600 million monthly active mobile users*** through its search, communications and digital content products. Yahoo also connects advertisers with target audiences through a streamlined advertising technology stack that combines the power of their data, content and technology.

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Watch a Movie This Week at the Best Theatre in the Mother Lode...Angels Six Theatres!

Posted by: thepinetree on 07/24/2016 06:04 PM
Angels Camp, CA...Angels 6 Theatres in historic Angels Camp is the best place to see a movie in the Mother Lode. Click Below for full schedule.



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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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