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Tuesday, May 5
All Day Terrace Plaza FLEA MARKET - 4th Sat.
Wednesday, May 6
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06:30 PM Overeaters Anonymous
07:30 PM Alcoholics Anonymous
Thursday, May 7
All Day Terrace Plaza FLEA MARKET - 4th Sat.
10:00 AM Preschool Storytime & Art Activity
03:00 PM Hospice of Amador & Calaveras "drop-in" Grief Support Groups
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06:00 PM Live Music at The Prospector Brewery
Friday, May 8
All Day Terrace Plaza FLEA MARKET - 4th Sat.
09:30 AM ArCreations Spring Art Show and Sale
01:00 PM Mother's Day Pie and Bake Sale
07:00 PM Live Music and Dancing at CAMPS 209.736.8181
Saturday, May 9
All Day Terrace Plaza FLEA MARKET - 4th Sat.
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 10
All Day Terrace Plaza FLEA MARKET - 4th Sat.
Monday, May 11
All Day Terrace Plaza FLEA MARKET - 4th Sat.
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Stephen Curry MVP Speech Ceremony 5/4/2015 Stephen Curry Wins MVP - FULL VIDEO

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/04/2015 06:43 PM

Bret Harte Poultry Team Takes State Title

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/04/2015 11:39 AM
Angels Camp, CA...Yesterday afternoon the victorious Bret Harte Poultry team arrived back home after taking the state championship. Jerrod Wagner Took 1st place individually, Jeremiah Farwell took 5th place individually Megan Yoder & Kari Farwell made up the rest of the team. Now it is on to the nationals. Congratulations to the team and all the Bret Harte FFA Members...

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Paul Gordon Sherrow July 28, 1939 – April 27, 2015

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/01/2015 01:01 PM
Angels Camp, CA...Angels Camp resident Paul G. Sherrow passed away at Mark Twain Convalescent Hospital on Monday, April 27, 2015. He was 75 years old. Mr. Sherrow was born in French Camp, CA to James and Betha Sherrow. He lived in Calaveras County for 67 years. He lived in Angels Camp for the past 45 years. Paul worked for the Calaveras Cement Plant as a mechanic welder for 23 years until the plant closed. He then worked at Bret Harte High School and retired after 21 years....

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Great Service & Detailing Specials From 49er Motors

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

Gunmen Shot Outside 'Draw Muhammad' Event in Garland, Texas

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/03/2015 08:15 PM

Traffic Update...Injury Accident Near Sr108 / Twain Harte Dr

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/03/2015 07:09 PM
Twain Harte, CA...Emergency Crews are on scene and medi-flights have been ordered for an accident near Sr108 / Twain Harte Dr. There are reports of persons that were pinned in the vehicles as well. Please use caution in the area and the eastbound lanes are blocked...


Refuge In Angels Camp Offering New Service Times Starting This Sunday

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/30/2015 02:09 PM
Angels Camp, CA...Refuge Church on Murphys Grade Road just above Bret Harte High School will be moving to new service times and offering two full services starting this Sunday. Morning service is and 10am and the evening service will be at 6pm.

Lost Airedale Terrier Angus Is Missing...Help Find Him

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/02/2015 02:18 PM
Arnold, CA...Lost Airedale Terrier (black and tan, 65 lbs., neutered 15 mo. old male) named Angus. He was lost May 1 in the community just behind Big Trees Market and has been sited there yesterday and today, May 2. He is friendly, but now is completely scared and may not come to anyone until he is exhausted. He slipped his collar, thus has no ID.We are in Bear Valley (Briggs - 753-2624 or in Monterey area 831-626-2624) If he can be caught, Arnold Vet has been notified and would be willing to take him in...


Traffic Update....Vehicle Accident on Hwy 26 & Silver Rapids

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/02/2015 12:28 PM
Valley Springs, CA....Crews are on scene of an accident near Hwy 26 and Silver Rapids. Please use caution in the area...

Remember The Community Fire Meeting This Morning

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/02/2015 07:18 AM
Arnold, CA...Remember the community fire meeting this morning as 9am at Independence Hall.


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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49er Motors Big May Day Sales Event

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/01/2015 10:10 PM
Angels Camp, CA...49er Motors May day sales event. The April income tax blues are now behind us so come on down and get behind the wheel of a new Car, Truck or SUV today. We can finance most anyone with rates starting at 1.9%. Even with bad credit or a BK we can help you out. Give us a call or come by today!!

2008 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT 4x4,ONE OWNER- CLEAN CAR FAX V8 5.3L, Z71 Off Road Pkg, Ext Cab, Automatic Locks, All 4 Windows Are Automatic, Extra Clean Interior, Mp3 Player, Power Driver Seat, Bed Liner, Towing Pkg. This Is A Black On Black Beauty That Wont Last Long !!!!!!
ON SALE $21,949 Vin: 2GCEK19J281206888

2001 Pontiac Grand Prix GTP- Supercharged, Clean, 2 owner. Clean car fax, Leather, Moon roof, power windows and locks and much more!!
ON SALE $4949 VIN-1G2WR12171F100739

2007 Kia Optima LX, Great Commuter !!!! 4cyl 2.4L, Automatic Doorlocks and Windows, Air Conditioning, Cruise Control, Tilt Wheel, Cd Player, This is an Affordable Great Family Car or Commuter. Wont Last Long!!! ON SALE $7249 Vin: KNAGE123175129291

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

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 Separate 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

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

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

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/01/2015 08:20 PM
Arnold, CA...Stop by Calaveras Humane Society's Thrift Store Cat Adoption Center in Arnold, located in Meadowmont Center next to Big Trees Market, open Thurs. through Sat., 10 am–5 pm (Phone 209-795-GIVE). Elsa will be there, along with other kitties who would love to meet you. 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! There are still many wonderful adults from last season, like Elsa, who have been patiently waiting for their forever homes. Please OPT to ADOPT an ADULT KITTY and don't leave them behind! Come in and find your special companion!

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Robbery Of 10 Year Old In Valley Springs

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/01/2015 04:01 PM
Valley Springs, CA...On 04-29-15 at 1700 hours, the Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to the 6900 block of Stabulis Road in Valley Springs, to investigate a report of an assault and robbery of a 10 year old boy. The victim was riding his bike with some friends near a pond on Stabulis, when the victim rode away from his friends. The victim was riding when he heard a noise come from some bushes, then he noticed a male adult running towards him. The suspect grabbed the bike and assaulted the boy. The victim yelled for help from his nearby friends and the suspect let go of the juvenile and rode off with his bicycle. The victim ran to his friends and telephoned 9-1-1 to report the incident. The victim did not sustain any visible injuries as a result from the assault...
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CHP And OTS Remind Motorcyclists To “SURVIVE THE RIDE”

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/01/2015 12:55 PM
Sacramento, CA...As motorcycle fatalities and injuries have increased in California, the California Highway Patrol (CHP) and Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) have stepped up their efforts to promote safety and education, highlighted by Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month in May. In 2013, motorcycle collisions resulted in 475 fatalities and 13,143 injured victims. In 2012, 467 people were killed and 12,617 were injured. Nationwide, motorcyclists made up 14 percent of all vehicle-related fatalities in 2013, up from about 9 percent in 2004, according to National Highway Traffic Safety Administration data..

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It's Clubhouse Time At Chapel In The Pines Tomorrow Night

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/01/2015 10:44 AM

Fire Update...Vegetation Fire Near Montezuma Juncion Area Along Hwy 108

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/01/2015 10:36 AM
Jamestown, CA....Firefighters are working a vegetation fire near Montezuma Junction on Hwy 108. Things are getting brown and starting to run at lower elevations. Update...TCU command says the fire is 6-8 acres and forward progress has been stopped. Let's be careful out there and permits are required as of today....

Massive Spring Savings At Arnold Ace Home Center

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/01/2015 07:33 AM
Arnold, CA...Arnold Ace Home Center has pages and pages and pages of great savings to get you ready for summer and outdoor living...

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MARISOLIO Presents FAT TUESDAY: New Orleans Cuisine Cooking Class

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/01/2015 06:43 AM
Murphys, CA....Bring your beads and your appetite for some New Orleans fun! Our class will be hosted by Tom Knoth and Paula Martell, who just returned from “The Big Easy” with some of the classic recipes that have made its restaurants famous...

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Murphys to Markleeville – “The Schedule” – May 1 to May 9

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/01/2015 06:12 AM
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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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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It's Defensible Space Tme & Cal-Waste Is Ready To Help

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/30/2015 08:51 AM

Mike’s Main Street Barber Shop celebrates Grand Opening in Angels Camp May 8

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/30/2015 07:51 AM
Angels Camp, CA...A Grand Opening celebration will be held at Mike’s Main Street Barber Shop in the Baldwin Building, 520 N. Main St., Angels Camp, starting at noon Friday, May 8, officiated by a member of the City Council as a service of Destination Angels Camp. Complimentary refreshments and tasty appetizers will be served. A ribbon cutting ceremony begins at 12:15 p.m. Mike Baker, owner, opened Mike’s Main Street Barber Shop April 14. “I worked for a telecommunications company for 30 years and was ready for a change,” he recalled. After graduating from the Marinelli Barber College in Chico, he worked in barber shops in Paradise and Sonora before deciding to open his own barber shop. His specialty is gentlemen’s haircuts, as well as hot lather straight razor neck shaves. “I have clients from Sonora who liked my services so much, they’re now coming to Angels Camp,” he shared. “Customers really appreciate the hot lather straight razor neck shaves, as they’re hard to come by and it’s a way for men to pamper themselves.”

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Arnold's Drew Loring Takes Second At Sea Otter Classic Downhill

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/30/2015 07:31 AM
Salinas, CA...The Sea Otter Classic at Laguna Seca Raceway in Seaside, CA drew over 65,000 bicycling fans April 16-19. Competitions included road bike and mountain bike events with athletes from all over the U.S. and from Canada, including at least 3 young men from our mountain. Vendors and special bicycle demonstrations filled the main area of the raceway. Contests, raffles, give-aways abounded. (In fact, Drew won a fixie bike, goggles, shin guards, sunglasses, and much more!)

Drew Loring above on the podium and with his new bike. Drew took second in his age category.

Drew Loring prepping for the Dual Slalom challenge. Came in 6th in age category.
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It's Time For Kindergarten/transitional Kindergarten Registration In Vallecito Union School District!

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/30/2015 06:54 AM
Murphys & Arnold, CA...If your child's date of birth is on or before December 2, 2010, he/she is eligible to register for school. Please visit the Albert Michelson Elementary School office at 196 Pennsylvania Gulch Rd. in Murphys, or Hazel Fischer Elementary School office at 1605 Blagen Road in Arnold to pick up a registration packet....

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Fire Update...Structure Fire Near Sr49 / Parrotts Ferry Rd

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/29/2015 09:42 PM
Sonora, CA....Firefighters are on scene and CHP is working traffic control near a structure fire near Sr49 / Parrotts Ferry Rd. Please use caution in the area.... Update as of 9:44pm...more units inbound and TCU command has issued a "move up and cover" order to balance out resources in the unit as this incident is worked...Update...Main house at Union Hill Inn burned. At fire peak up to 40 fire fighters from various agencies were on scene. The main house was severely damaged. Cal-Fire TCU has confirmed no injuries but main house and an adjacent building were a complete loss. They had engines on scene throughout the night...


(Age Of Ultron Premier Tonight! Double Feature Starts At 4:15pm) Watch a Movie This Week at the Best Theatre in the Mother Lode...Angels Six Theatres!

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/29/2015 09:08 AM
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.

Check Out the Latest Movies at Angels 6 Theatres Above!

Shop Local! Sierra Hills, Angels Food & Sierra Hills Natural Food Markets. Weekly Specials April 29 - May 5th!

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/29/2015 10:56 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

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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Tuolumne County Tourism Summit to Take Place May 5th

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/29/2015 09:39 PM
Sonora, CA...In celebration of National Travel and Tourism Week, The Tuolumne County Visitors Bureau is pleased to announce the Tuolumne County Tourism Summit taking place May 5th from 8:30 am to 4 pm at Best Western Plus Sonora Oaks’ Oak Glen Conference Room. Just in time for the busy summer season, attendees can expect to come away with new ideas on several topics including: Capturing the growing market of people traveling with dogs, how to engage media to promote business, building partnerships with local businesses and organizations and a special session on what’s new in Tuolumne County....

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California Golf and Travel Journalists Visit Tuolumne County

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/29/2015 09:27 PM
Sonora, CA...Six golf and travel journalists experienced the hospitality of Tuolumne County history, attractions, lodging, dining and entertainment last Wednesday as part of the first Gold Country-sponsored Golf press trip designed to showcase the region’s superb golf and a lot more. The Tuolumne County Visitors Bureau often hosts media to the area to give them a first-hand experience of all that the area has to offer....

Golf Group
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"Ribbit In Peace" Buck King Honored In Paint ~ Photo By Jeff Rasmussen

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/29/2015 05:14 PM
Angels Camp, CA...The Calaveras County Fair and Jumping Frog Jubilee honored the memory of Warren "Buck" King in paint. Buck who passed away earlier this year was involved in many aspects of the Fair, including serving as the the Fair Manager from 1997 to 2003. King was also on the Board of directors. A post from which he resigned to become the Fair Manager. However his area of expertise was the Frog Jump. He officiated the Frog Jump for more than 50 years. First as a member of the Angels Boosters Club and then as a founding member of the Frog Jump Committee. "I learned everything I know about frogs from Buck, how to tell the male from the female, how to care for them and how to respect them", says Laurie Giannini, CEO/Fair manger. "Buck understood the significance of the Frog Jump and how to leverage it" continues Giannini...

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Tuxedo Rental at The Clothes Mine in Angels Camp!

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/29/2015 04:42 PM
Angels Camp, CA...Prom is right around the corner! If you're looking for great designers, we have Michael Kors, Ralph Lauren, Calvin Klein and many more! If price is a concern, choose a basic black, with rental starting at just $69.95. Call us at 890-7532 or stop by! We're open from 10am-6pm daily. We look forward to seeing you!

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Traffic Update...Accident Blocking Lanes Near Mono Way / Hess Ave

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/29/2015 04:14 PM
Sonora, CA...CHP is reporting lanes are blocked by vehicles involved in an accident near Mono Way / Hess Ave. One of the vehicles did have two small children as occupants but luckily it was a non-injury incident...

Results from the 47th Annual Calaveras County Spelling Bee

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/29/2015 04:08 PM
San Andreas, CA...It was an exciting night at the 47th Annual Calaveras County Spelling Bee that took place on Thursday, April 23rd at the Calaveras River Academy/Mountain Oaks gymnasium. There were 58 students that were in attendance from the following schools...

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15th Annual Hot Copper Car Show May 2, 2015 Copper Town Square – Copperopolis Sponsored by the Lake Tulloch Lions Club

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/29/2015 09:43 AM
Copperopolis, CA..,The 15th Annual Hot Copper Car Show, to be held May 2rd at the Copper Town Square on Highway 4 in Copperopolis, is now one of the largest hot rod and custom car shows in the Mother Lode. The public is invited to attend free of charge. The car show brings thousands of car enthusiasts to the beautiful hills of the Mother Lode the first Saturday of May each year...

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Cigarettes & Car Keys Lead to Stabbing

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/29/2015 09:04 AM
Sonora, CA...On 4/28/15 about 6:00 A.M. Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Deputies met with the 44 year old female victim at Sonora Regional Medical Center. The victim had lacerations to both her hands, and her abdomen. The victim related to the Deputies that she had been “stabbed” by an acquaintance, 58 year old Bobbi Ann Burkes. The incident occurred at a residence in the 19000 block of Serrano Road.
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Coach Jim Valvano's Daily ToDo List

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/29/2015 08:53 AM
"If you laugh, you think, and you cry, that's a full day. That's a heck of a day. You do that seven days a week, you're going to have something special."

Jim Valvano


Beautiful Spring Snow Shots From Laurie Ahlberg

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/29/2015 08:19 AM
Bear Valley, CA...Last week mother nature blessed us with over a foot of snow in the high country. It closed the passes again for a few days before they could be reopened. Laurie Ahlberg used the opportunity to go get a few more turns in on her skis and say goodbye to winter. Thanks Laurie!!

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Claira Maeann Reeder 2015 - 2015

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/28/2015 08:25 PM
San Andreas, CA...Claira Maeann Reeder, infant daughter of Danielle Brawner Reeder and Carson Reeder passed away on Sunday April 12, 2015 at St. Mary's Hospital in Grand Junction, Colorado. She was born on April 12, 2015. Our precious little angel, Claira, will always be remembered, loved, and cherished by her mommy and daddy, and all of those who loved her...

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Fire Update...Fully Involved Garage In Sonora

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/28/2015 05:47 PM
Sonora, CA...Firefighters are on scene of and have knocked down the initial fire in fully involved garage fire. Expect activity and engines on scene in the 12000 block of Lyons Bald Mountain Road for the next few hours. Let's be careful out there...

The Inaugural Copper Town Square Summer Concert Series

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/28/2015 02:57 PM
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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Calaveras Community Foundation (CCF) Awards Grants for 2015

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/28/2015 01:48 PM
Angels Camp, CA...The Calaveras Community Foundation (CCF) has awarded twelve (12) competitive grants for 2015. The combined amount of these grants equals $57,743. The three initiatives applicable for this grant period were: Aging in Place for Seniors, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) and the Cultural Initiative. CCF believes that these initiatives address important needs to be filled in Calaveras County communities....

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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...

We would like to Thank Signal Service for Sponsoring our Law Enforcement Category!
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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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  1. Calaveras County's Celebrated Jumpers Hit The Road In Snazy Frogmobile
  2. White Pines Park Clean Up On May 2nd.
  3. Just A Few Tickets Left for Annual Renner Bonfire. Dinner By Lila & Sage and Live Music By Jill Warren
  4. President Obama's Whitehouse Correspondents Dinner Speech
  5. Traffic Update....Boulder In Roadway Near Sawmill Flat Rd / Columbia College Dr
  6. Angels Trading Post Has Everything To Keep You Moving!!!
  7. The Big 49er Motors Springtime Super Sale....
  8. Classical Conversations Information Meetings
  9. Turner’s Wild West, The Best Smelling Store In The Mother Lode! ~Video Overview By Jim Turner
  10. The Sounds Of Summer Concert Series At Copperopolis Town Square
  11. Presidential Weekly Address: Fighting for Trade Deals that Put American Workers First
  12. US Helping With Earthquake in Nepal
  13. Make Plans For Sunday Funday Pub Crawl Finishing With Live Music At The Square!
  14. Taste of Calaveras showcases the finest wine, culinary treats and art Sunday, April 26, 12 – 4 p.m., Camps Restaurant
  15. Arnold Ace Home Center's Big 3 Day Spring Sale
  16. OFF The Beaten Path Set For Saturday, April 25 (Rain Or Shine)
  17. Traffic Update...Pickup vs Tree Near Sr49 / Gun Club Road
  18. Make Plans Now To Attend The 18th Annual Paddlefest!!
  19. Stop Draining New Melones for Environmental Purposes ~ By Calaveras County Republican Party
  20. What's Happening in Murphys This Week? April 23 through May 3, 2015
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Water Flows
Should Water Releases Be Curtailed From Reservoirs During Drought?

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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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