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Coming Soon...
Wednesday, Oct 1
06:30 PM Parents of Alcoholic Children Al-Anon Family Group
06:30 PM Overeaters Anonymous
07:30 PM Alcoholics Anonymous
Thursday, Oct 2
03:00 PM Hospice of Amador & Calaveras "drop-in" Grief Support Groups
06:00 PM Debtors Anonymous
07:00 PM "160 Year Anniversary Celebration of the Foundry" Lecture & Demonstration
07:30 PM Alcoholics Anonymous
Saturday, Oct 4
All Day Humane Society's Pawliday Portraits Fundraiser
10:00 AM Seminar - Conservation of Native Bees
10:00 AM Markleeville Fall Arts Festival
05:00 PM "Zucca After Hours is open 5-8 p.m
Sunday, Oct 5
09:30 AM Murphys Community Church
Monday, Oct 6
10:15 AM Sierra Grief, Free Support Groups. By Hospice of the Sierra
07:00 PM Overeaters Anonymous
Tuesday, Oct 7
10:00 AM MTMC Mended Hearts Support Group
05:00 PM Angels Camp Weight Watchers

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ARNOLD SIR Branch 152 Lunch MEETING ON TUESDAY October 21, 2014

Posted by: Kim_Hamilton on 10/01/2014 03:09 PM
Arnold, CA...October 21, 2014 at 11:00 AM, SIR ( Sons in Retirement, Branch 152 ) will hold its Monthly Luncheon meeting at Snow Flake Lodge, 2255 Blue Lake Springs Drive, Arnold CA. The speaker for this months meeting will be Steve Stocking, Naturalist, High School Teacher, College Professor, Seasonal Supervisory Ranger Naturalist, Sequoia/Kings Canyon National Park. Also, author of 5 nature books. Steve will talk about the Giant Sequoia Redwood of the western slope of the Sierra Nevada Foothills....
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Workshops for Job Seekers Planned

Posted by: Kim_Hamilton on 10/01/2014 03:06 PM
Calaveras County, CA...Mother Lode Job Training is hosting a series of workshops aimed at helping job seekers succeed at finding employment in their desired field. The workshops will be held at the Calaveras Career Center of Mother Lode Job Training. The workshops are free but pre-registration is required. Call (209) 754-4242 to reserve a spot at the training...
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Hospice’s 2nd Annual “CALAVERAS LIVE!” ~A Live Variety Show

Posted by: Kim_Hamilton on 10/01/2014 02:30 PM
Murphys, CA...On Saturday night evening October 25th, Hospice of Amador & Calaveras is presenting their 2nd Annual “CALAVERAS LIVE!” fundraiser at the Black Bart Playhouse in Murphys. Tickets are going fast for this year’s show which begins with a wine reception and hors d’oeuvres provided by The Historic Murphys Hotel at 6:30pm. The evening will include lots of fun, music, laughter, and no doubt a few tears. You will also have the opportunity to bid on fine antiques and art, ....
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Free Small Business Tax Seminar in Pomona on October 9th

Posted by: Kim_Hamilton on 10/01/2014 02:15 PM
Sacramento, CA...Business owners, entrepreneurs, and individuals who would like to start a business and learn how to comply with California’s often complex tax laws are invited to attend a free small business tax seminar in Pomona on Thursday, October 9, 2014...
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A cleaner Mokelumne thanks to local volunteers

Posted by: Kim_Hamilton on 10/01/2014 02:06 PM
The Mokelumne River is cleaner thanks to the efforts of volunteers at Foothill Conservancy’s annual Mokelumne River Cleanup. Along 3.5 river miles, volunteers collected more than 300 pounds of trash and recyclables at sites on Electra Road, Big Bar, and upcountry at the North Fork crossing at Highway 26....

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Financial Workshops, Events Slated Statewide During “Manage Your Money Week” For Planning Purposes Only

Posted by: Kim_Hamilton on 10/01/2014 02:05 PM
Manage Your Money Week (MYMW), organized by Controller John Chiang, his Financial Literacy Advisory Committee and more than 75 partner organizations that promote financial literacy, will take place October 18-25, 2014, with free money management events throughout the State. The project links Californians who need financial services with government agencies, non-profit organizations, unions, schools, financial institutions and financial management associations that are hosting free....

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County Administrative Officer Lori Norton Has Tendered Her Resignation

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/01/2014 01:38 PM
San Andreas, CA....Calaveas County CAO Lori Norton, tendered her resignation to the Board of Supervisors last night. They have accepted her resignation and according to Assistant CAO Shirley Ryan, it will be effective December 31st of this year and she will be on leave for a good portion of that time. An interim CAO will probably be named at the next board meeting...

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Two Arrested in Valley Springs

Posted by: Kim_Hamilton on 10/01/2014 01:30 PM
Valley Springs, CA...On 09/30/2014 at 1700 hours, Deputies contacted a female subject on the 7600 block of Baldwin Street, in Valley Springs. The female subject was seen walking in a residential area on private property. The deputies recognized the female subject as Susan Marie Stratton (31 years old), who was placed under arrest for misdemeanor warrants. The deputies conducted a security check of the residence that was located on the property. As deputies were knocking on the door, a white male subject exited out the back and began to run, jumping over fences. Deputies gave chase when they heard a female subject yelling. Deputies contacted the female subject and she stated the white male subject had forced his way
into her home and prevented her from leaving. The subject had told her that he was running from the Sheriff's Department and needed a place to hide. As the male subject began to close blinds, the home owner exited the residence and contacted the Sheriff's Department....
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Vallecito Music Boosters donate $10,000 to Calaveras Arts Council

Posted by: Kim_Hamilton on 10/01/2014 01:11 PM
Calaveras County, CA...Vallecito Music Boosters has worked tirelessly with parents and students over the past two decades to support music in Calaveras County. Their efforts filled the foothills with music by sponsoring music scholarships to students from k-college freshmen. Four to five $200 scholarships were granted to students annually to pursue music workshops, purchase of or rental of instruments, sheet music, lesson, and more. Their hard work is and was to encourage students to pursue music both in participation and appreciation. .....
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Celebrating the Color of Autumn....Ginger Kitty Special!

Posted by: Kim_Hamilton on 10/01/2014 01:02 PM

Proposition 47 Will Not Make Neighborhoods and Schools Safer ~by Todd Fordahl, Chief of Police, Angels Camp Police Department

Posted by: Kim_Hamilton on 10/01/2014 12:55 PM
Calaveras County, CA...I have worked in Calaveras County law enforcement since 1998, and in just over twenty years of working as a cop, I have been fortunate enough to never feel the need to write an op-ed piece on any pending legislation. Until now. Coming up in November, voters will have the opportunity to vote on what is possibly one of the most irresponsible propositions to ever make it on a ballot....
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It's Time To Pink Up Your Business!!

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/01/2014 11:51 AM

CDC and Texas Health Department Confirm First Ebola Case Diagnosed in the U.S.

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/01/2014 11:12 AM
Dallas, TX...The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) confirmed today, through laboratory tests, the first case of Ebola to be diagnosed in the United States in a person who had traveled to Dallas, Texas from Liberia. The patient did not have symptoms when leaving West Africa, but developed symptoms approximately four days after arriving in the U.S. on Sept. 20....

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Bear Valley Announces Benno Nager as General Manager

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/01/2014 10:35 AM
Bear  Valley,  CA...Skyline  International  Development  Inc.  is  pleased  to announce  that  ski  industry  expert,  Benno  Nager,  has  been  appointed  general  manager  of  Bear Valley  Mountain  and  Bear  Valley  Village,  which  Skyline  conditionally  purchased  in  August  2014. In  this  role  Nager  will  be  responsible  for  all  aspects  of  managing  the  mountain,  lodge  and  village properties,  now  named  Skyline  Bear  Valley  Resorts,  Inc.  A  ski  industry  veteran,  Nager  has  more  than  30  years  of  experience  previously  serving  as  general manager  at  Snow  Valley  Ski  Area  in  California,  vice  president  of  Operations  at  Goldmine/Bear Mountain  Ski  Area,  director  of  planning  for  Mammoth  Mountain  and  vice  president  of development  for  Intrawest  Corp.  at  Mammoth  Lakes  and  Napa.  He  spent  the  past  six  years  in Switzerland  as  the  COO  of  Andermatt  Swiss  Alps  and  founder  of  Alpine  Resort  Consulting,  where he  was  leading  the  master  planning  and  approval  process  of  Switzerland’s  largest  single  ski  area development  project...

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Shop Local! Sierra Hills, Angels Food & Sierra Hills Natural Food Markets. Weekly Specials October 1 - 7. Save Big On Bulk Foods This Week!

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/01/2014 07:50 AM
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. Bulk Items 15% off at Angels Food Market Sierra Hills Natural Foods. Fall is the perfect time to stock up on bulk items Spices, Nuts, Snacks, Grains and Coffees! More than 200 bulk items at our Sierra Hills Natural Food Market. Also save 15% at Angel's Food Market on all the bulk items and Jeremiah's Pick Coffee beans.

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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Mark Twain Medical Center Welcomes Women’s Health Doctor Dr. Ali Parsa to practice at the Angels Camp and Valley Springs Medical Centers

Posted by: Kim_Hamilton on 09/30/2014 02:19 PM
San Andreas, CA...Mark Twain Medical Center has recruited a women’s health doctor to Calaveras County. Dr. Ali Parsa will practice Women’s Health in San Andreas serving women in the Tri-County area. “Mark Twain Medical Center is proud to bring women’s specialty care services back to our community,” said Craig Marks, Hospital President. “Dr. Parsa will provide comprehensive women’s health services from well woman care to specialty care, such as laparoscopic surgery. Dr. Parsa will enable us to better meet the total healthcare needs of the women of Calaveras County.”...
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Calaveras County Lights Up In Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness.... Mark Twain Medical Center is once again promoting Pink in the Night in Honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Posted by: Kim_Hamilton on 09/22/2014 09:13 PM
San Andreas, CA...Mark Twain Medical Center (MTMC) will be promoting the importance of early detection of breast cancer, followed by prompt treatment, saves lives. The entire community is invited to participate in the annual „Pink in the Night‟ opening ceremony October 1st, in Valley Springs at the Terrace‟s (Common Grounds) at 7:00pm. All those who currently have breast cancer, survivors and support providers will be able to light a candle in tribute to those who are currently battling breast cancer, in remembrance of those that bravely lost their battle, or ones that have survived the disease....

Above Are Photos From The 2013 Event & Video Below.

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Attorney General Kamala D. Harris Issues Statement on Elementary School Truancy Legislation

Posted by: Kim_Hamilton on 09/30/2014 07:02 PM
Sacramento, CA...Attorney General Kamala D. Harris today issued the following statement on Governor Brown’s veto of A.B. 1866 and A.B. 1672 and his signing of A.B. 2141 and A.B. 1643: “I am disappointed that Governor Brown vetoed AB 1866 and AB 1672. These are missed opportunities to help keep California's youngest and most vulnerable students on track. The facts are very clear. We know that nearly a million elementary school children are truant from our classrooms each year. We....
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What’s Happening in Murphys this Week September 30th through October 7th

Posted by: Kim_Hamilton on 09/30/2014 05:56 PM
Murphys, CA...Tennis players from throughout the Motherlode are invited to sign up for the Murphys Area Community Tennis Association (MACTA) Mixed Doubles Tournament to be held Saturday, October 18 at Bret Harte High School, in Angels Camp, and MACTA’s Wintercreek Facility located behind the historic schoolhouse on Jones St. in Murphys. Registration deadline is October 10, but those interested in taking part are encouraged to register as soon as possible. The tournament is open to...
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Letter to the Editor,,,How would you vote?~by Cathy Mason, Murphys

Posted by: Kim_Hamilton on 09/30/2014 05:52 PM
Election 2014...

-Given the fact that Arnold was once a thriving town and now, business-
wise, is practically a ghost town…
-Given the fact that the whole county has been affected by lucrative business opportunities lost because of unreasonable hoops drawn up by theBoard of Supervisors and the Planning Department…
-Given the fact that the incumbent has been part of every decision negatively affecting the County—including underfunding the Sheriff’s Department…
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Murphys Creek Theatre is Proud to Annouce "Rocky Horror Show!"

Posted by: Kim_Hamilton on 09/30/2014 05:29 PM
Murphys, CA....Closing out its 20th anniversary year, Murphys Creek Theatre is proud to announce Rocky Horror Show: A Benefit Concert on October 31st, 2014 at 8 pm and midnight, and November 1st at 8 pm. Then, November 21th through December 21 we will end our season with Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol....
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What People Are Saying About Michael Oliveira

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/30/2014 03:56 PM

University of California Cooperative Extension Central Sierra to Cohost a Recovering from Wildfire Workshop in El Dorado County

Posted by: Kim_Hamilton on 09/30/2014 02:22 PM
Placerville, CA...The University of California is cohosting a workshop for the El Dorado and Amador County residents on Recovering from Wildfire: resources for private landowners. The workshop will be held at the Pleasant Valley Grange on October 24th, 9:00 to 4:00 PM. The workshop objectives are to increase understanding of the role of wildfire in forest development and change, post-fire issues and treatment options and to provide information on post-fire treatment cost-share programs, tax issues and professional assistance for post-fire treatments for private landowners....
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Rotary Car Show & Movie Fund Raiser Friday October. 3rd at Mace Meadows

Posted by: Kim_Hamilton on 09/30/2014 01:56 PM

Arnold Angels Tree of Lights Is In Need of Donations

Posted by: Kim_Hamilton on 09/30/2014 01:51 PM
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Past 25 Local News
  1. Hospice of the Sierra Offers Training for New Volunteers
  2. Vallecito Union School District Has Called A Special Meeting for Tomorrow, October 1st at 9am~Full Agenda Enclosed
  3. Governor Brown Signs Bill To Ban Plastic Grocery Bags
  4. Lumberjack Day - 40th Anniversary
  5. A Thought On Faith From William James
  6. ‘Building a Water Use Efficient Community’ Conference Scheduled
  7. Area 12 Needs Survey
  8. California Department of Boating and Waterways Awards the Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Office a Grant to Purchase a New Patrol Vessel.
  9. It's That Time of Year to Give....Santa's Express Yearly Fundraiser Coming up on November 22nd
  10. The CCOG Wants You!
  11. Best of Show At The 18th Annual Ironstone Concours Is Larry & Susan's Nannini's 34 Packard Phaeton
  12. ACBA Meet The Candidates Night Is September 30th
  13. Tim Healy For Superior Court Judge - Dept. 2
  14. Judge Hugh K. Swift For Superior Court Judge
  15. Grant Barrett For Superior Court Judge
  16. Celebration of Life BBQ Planned for Roger "Roget" Test on October 12th
  17. In Loving Memory of Daniel Kryst 1956~2014
  18. Vallecito Teachers Association Endorses Three Candidates
  19. New Melones Fishing Report for September 29th~by Glory Hole Sports
  20. Letter to the Editor~by Al Segalla
  21. The Annual Snagfallers' Ball is Almost Here!
  22. Calaveras County Board of Supervisors Back in Action Tuesday Eve at 5pm
  23. Tri-County Autism Group Announces 7th Annual Ride for Autism on October 12th!
  24. New Fall fashions have just arrived at The Clothes Mine in Angels Camp!
  25. Sonora Celebrates The Celtic New Year with Music and Fantasy!

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