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Murphys to Markleeville – “The Schedule” – July 3 to July 11

Posted by: thepinetree on 07/02/2015 12:12 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 info@epvc.org to have your event included in “The Schedule.”

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The Big 49er Motors Stars & Stripes Sale Is Going On Now!

Posted by: thepinetree on 07/02/2015 11:29 AM
Angels Camp, CA...49er Motors Stars and Stripes Sale. Happy 4th of July from 49er Motors enjoy your weekend and be safe. Why not enjoy it in a new Car , Truck or SUV? We can finance most anyone from terrible to great credit with rates as low as 1.9%. Come down and take a look today. Don't forget OUR SERVICE CENTER SERVICES ALL MAKES AND MODELS- from oil changes to engine swaps and everything in between!! We are running an Air Conditioner service special for $69.49. Call for an appointment and let us get your car back in shape today!

2010 Buick Enclave CXL, V6 3.6L, Leather Interior, Navigation, Power Liftgate, Traction Control, StabiliTrak, Keyless Entry, Keyless Start, Air Conditioning, Power Windows, Power Door Locks, Cruise Control, Power Steering, Mp3 Cd Player, Bose Premium Sound, Back Up Cam, Hid Headlights, Way To Much To List It All, Come Check Out This Luxury SUV !!!!!! ON SALE $19449 VIN:5GALRCED7AJ141158

2010 Chevrolet Malibu Lt, 4 Cyl 2.4L, Automatic 6 speed overdrive & TAPshift, Traction Control, Abs, Air Conditioning, Power Windows/Locks, Cruise Control, Tilt & Telescoping Wheel, Mp3 Cd Player, Bluetooth Wireless, Dual Air Bags, Power Driver Seat, Premium Wheels. This Is A Great Gas Saver That Will Have You Riding In Style !!!!
ON SALE $11,449 VIN:1G1ZC5EB4AF177891

2010 Dodge Journey SXT, V6 3.5L, 3RD ROW, Rear Air, Mp3 Multi Cd Player, Tilt Wheel, Steering Wheel Controls, Automatic Doors & Windows, Roof Rack, Keyless Entry,Flexible Seating And Smooth Ride, And Its Blend Of Utility, Comfort And Value is Bound To Be Intriguing For Families On A Budget! ON SALE $11,449 VIN:3D4PG5FV4AT172890

The 2010 Dodge Ram 1500 4x4 boasts a strong Hemi V8, classy interior and revolutionary rear suspension that makes it one of the smoothest-riding rigs in the truck market. 2 owner, clean carfax, alloy wheels, power windows and locks, abs, ac, cruise, entertainment system, cd, mp3, power seat, sliding rear window, tow package, and more! Head-turner!
ON SALE $23,949 VIN:1D7RV1CT9AS116667

2003 Ford Excursion XLT, V10 6.8L 310 HP, This is a SUPER CLEAN and nice Excursion. Third Row, Automatic Windows & Locks, Back Rear Window Vents, Rear Air Conditioner Controls/Stereo, 6 Disc Cd Player, Dual Power Front Seats, Power Pedal Adjustments, Backup Sensors. Roomy & Powerful SUV That Seats 8 Passengers More Than Comfortable!!!! 2 owner Clean Car Fax!!- This one is ready to roll! ON SALE $12,949 VIN:1FMNU40S43EB25573

2003 Ford Taurus SEL Deluxe, V6 3.0L 200 hp, Automatic Windows, Automatic Locks, Air Conditioning, Tilt Wheel, 6 Disc Cd Player, Cruise Control, Driver Power Seat. Couldn't Ask For A Better Looking Affordable Car! Well Taken Care of and In Excellent Condition!!!! ON SALE $5,449 VIN:1FAFP56S03G237133

Live Music, Free Fireworks & More At Murphys Hotel On The 4th

Posted by: thepinetree on 07/02/2015 09:32 AM
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Non-Farm Payroll Up 223,000 In June and Unemployment Rate Drops To 5.3%

Posted by: thepinetree on 07/02/2015 08:52 AM
Washington, DC...Nonfarm payroll employment rose by 223,000 in June, and the unemployment rate declined to 5.3 percent. Employment increased in professional and business services, health care, retail trade, financial activities, and in transportation and warehousing. Incorporating revisions for April and May, which decreased nonfarm employment by 60,000, monthly job gains have averaged 221,000 over the past 3 months. In the 12 months prior to June, employment growth averaged 250,000 per month....
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President Obama On the Re-Establishment of Diplomatic Relations with Cuba

Posted by: thepinetree on 07/02/2015 08:42 AM
Washington, DC...Good morning, everybody. Please have a seat. More than 54 years ago, at the height of the Cold War, the United States closed its embassy in Havana. Today, I can announce that the United States has agreed to formally re-establish diplomatic relations with the Republic of Cuba, and re-open embassies in our respective countries. This is a historic step forward in our efforts to normalize relations with the Cuban government and people, and begin a new chapter with our neighbors in the Americas.

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Get Ready For The Independence Day Celebration At Ironstone!!

Posted by: thepinetree on 07/02/2015 08:23 AM
Murphys, CA...Ironstone's Independence Day Celebration! Gates open at 4:30pm. Live Music by: Shane Dwight, The Tour Guides, The Risky Biscuits Adults: $12 Children 6-12: $5 5 & under: Free. Fireworks start at dark FUN FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY! Saturday July 4th, 2015 Food, beer, wine, and so much more!

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This Week at the Arnold CHS Thrift Store Adoption Center – LOKI & INDY!

Posted by: thepinetree on 07/02/2015 07:54 AM
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. Loki and Indy 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/Fri, 10 am–5 pm, and Saturday, 11 am–5pm. Come in and meet the kitties!

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Women's Health Services In Calaveras County...They Listen & Take Action

Posted by: thepinetree on 07/02/2015 07:47 AM
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Watch a Movie This Week at the Best Theatre in the Mother Lode...Angels Six Theatres!

Posted by: thepinetree on 07/01/2015 04:08 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.




Check Out the Latest Movies at Angels 6 Theatres Above!

Sheriff's Office Seeking Additional Information On Circle XX Shooting

Posted by: thepinetree on 07/01/2015 12:38 PM
Angels Camp, CA...On 06/28/15, at about 1150 hours, Deputies responded to a report of a male subject trying to force his way into a home on the 6000 block of Chaparojos Street, Angels Camp, threatening to kill 29 year old Derek Rutherford. The occupant armed himself with a hand gun in fear for his safety. The male subject continued to threaten Rutherford and to force entry, when a third party arrived. The male suspect then turned his focus on her and told Rutherford that he would kill the female. Derek Rutherford exited the residence, shooting the male suspect multiple times. The suspect succumbed to his injuries at the scene. Derek Rutherford was questioned about the incident and released. The investigation into the shooting is ongoing...

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Happy 4th Of July From CHS Thrift Stores! Stop By The Arnold Store For A Great Raffle!

Posted by: thepinetree on 07/01/2015 10:11 AM

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Chuck Hovey's Medical Recovery Fund ~Kyle Hovey

Posted by: thepinetree on 07/01/2015 09:57 AM
Murphys, CA...On June 25th at around 4:15 PM my father suffered a severe stroke that disabled the left side of his body and required his admission to the UC Davis medical center in the Neurosurgery Intensive Care Unit where he currently resides. We were incredibly fortunate to have been there for him, and we got him to the hospital within three hours of the event so that he could be administered life-saving medicine. Unfortunately, this did not do as much as the doctors had hoped and his condition worsened. The right lobe of his brain had continued to swell, and I had to give the go-ahead for a craniectomy. This is an operation that allows for pressure to be relieved in his head, but left my father without one side of his skull.


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The Calaveras County General Plan Update Process Picks Up The Pace & Community Plans To Be Included

Posted by: thepinetree on 07/01/2015 09:21 AM
San Andreas, CA...Last night the San Andreas Town Hall was filled with a good sized crowd that weighed in on the now almost decade long General Plan update process. The Draft Plan was released on December 18, 2014. During the following 90 review and comment period there were over 400 comment letters submitted totalling over 1000 pages for review. The planning commission is scheduled to start the detailed review process July 9th. Planning Director, Peter Mauer at the start of last night's meeting gave an update on the process. One of the biggest items items of contention during the Draft Plan comment phase was on the inclusion of the Community Plans in the General Plan. In some instances local community members had spend hundreds of hours working on their visions for their communities. Direction was given to include the Community Plans in the General Plan.






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Shop Local! Sierra Hills, Angels Food & Sierra Hills Natural Food Markets. Weekly Specials July 1 - July 7 Happy 4th of July!

Posted by: thepinetree on 07/01/2015 07:45 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. "We are dedicated to providing the best to our customers. " - Mike Croshaw Happy 4th of July! Dreyers & Crystal Ice Cream 2/$7 select varieties 48 - 56 ounces




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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Governor Brown Signs Vaccine Bill

Posted by: thepinetree on 07/01/2015 07:20 AM
Sacramento, CA...Governor Brown Signs Vaccine Bill

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The Copperopolis Town Square's "Market At The Square" Launches This Sunday (Updated With Vendor List)

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/30/2015 08:49 AM
Copperopolis, CA....Copperopolis Town Square's Farmers Market, "Market at The Square Coming Up Sunday, July 5th, from 11am-3pm, Running Every Sunday Through October 4th! Selling Fresh Fruits & Veggies, Handcrafted Foods, Baked Goods, Arts and Crafts, and Much More!. Market At The Square promises to be one of the largest Farmers Markets in the county. It will take advantage of a great venue with ample parking, easy access and restaurants, boutiques and shops to add to your shopping experience. Market runs every Sunday, July 5th-October 4th, 11am-3pm...



2015 Farmers Market Vendor List

Lulu’s Jams & Jellies, Focaccia Breads, Jams and Jellies
Outer Aisle Foods, Fruit and Veggies
Teepee Bee, Raw Honeys and Snacks
Old Skool Pie Pizza, Brick Oven Pizzas
Island Snow Tiki Hut, Shaved Ice, Lemonade and Iced Tea
Macaronage Macarons Bakery, Cake Pops, Macaron Cookies, Dipped Strawberries
Debby Hunters Home Baked Goods, Cookies, Breads, Cinnamon Rolls
Rustic & Repurpose, Vintage Shabby Home Décor, Floral Arrangements, Succulents
Coverups Interiors, Handcrafted Home Décor
Arnold Pantry, Orvis Meat and Cheeses, Berries, Tomatoes and Stone Fruits
Katey’s Candles, Handpourn candles
Vintage Heart, Hancrafted Soaps, lotions, décor
Succulents!, Garden and flower arrangements
Mother Lode Kettle Corn
Aprons & Such, Aprons, Pot Holders and Bag Holders
Flores Farms, Veggies and Eggs
Valeries Gifts, Jewelry, Scentsy Wickless Candles
Cipponeri Family Farms, Fresh Fruit and Veggies
Cakes by Jeff The Chef, Mini Pies and Cobbler in a Jar
Hardy Appetitez On Site Catering, Selling Fire Roasted Ham & Eggs Quesadilla's, Roasted Veggie Omelet Quesadilla's, Fire Grilled Citrus Chipotle Chicken Quesadilla's, California Cob Salad Roasted Ham or Chicken w/Tomatillo Dressing and Mixed Greens.
Hounds and Horses Essentials, Selling personal pet tags
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Mark Twain Medical Center Honors Our Heritage, Heroes & Freedoms

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/25/2015 12:02 PM
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Is The Time Finally Right To Build Your Dream Home? Cedar Ridge Has Your Lots Ready! Video Interview With Jon Ellis

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/01/2015 09:53 AM
Arnold, CA...Arnold, CA...Since 1990 Jon Ellis has had a dream of a great, upscale, custom home community on the beautiful 180 acre Cedar Ridge property. He and his wife Anne have kept pursuing this dream against what have at times been significant odds. Their patience, perseverance and faith have paid off. The property is a former Boy Scout Camp that at times played host to 10,000 young Scouts at a time. That has given way to wide, mostly level streets, underground utilities including electric, water, sewer & more. If you are looking for a mountain lot that is ready for your home these are ready and construction could begin within weeks....


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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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Get Your Vehicles Looking Their Best At Autosmith In Hathaway Pines - 209.795.2269

Posted by: thepinetree on 11/05/2014 07:17 AM
Hathaway Pines, CA...Autosmith has been one of the leading Autobody and Collision Repair Centers in Calaveras County for 21 years and going strong. Jeff German and his staff take pride in every job and many of our local businesses and families count on Autosmith to smooth the scratches and bumps that life dishes out. They have a large state of the art repair center located in Hathaway Pines. They offer pickup and delivery. The quality and experience of the city here in the country. Modern up-to-date equipment. I-Car certified. They work with all insurances and are direct repair for many including CSAA, Western United, State Farm, Allstate, Esurance, Allied, Nationwide, AMCO, Titan, Victoria, Encompass. They use top quality Dupont paints to make sure your pride and joy stays showroom fresh for years to come. They are deeply involved in the community and many of our local commercial and emergency vehicle fleets keep their first impressions positive thanks to Autosmith....

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Order Your New Mahindra Tractor From Joe's Services

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/13/2014 11:25 AM
Mountain Ranch, CA...Time to order your new Mahindra Tractor from Joe's Services. Joe Thomas has over 28 years of experience performing overhauls and general maintenance on small to mid-size tractors. He provides the finest workmanship at a reasonable price. Joe's Services is a Mahindra authorized dealer.



Site Update...Local Traffic & Fire Feed

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/30/2015 04:25 PM
Arnold, CA...The slow process of migrating ThePineTree.net to an upgraded platform is continuing. You will find a feed of the latest Traffic & Fire Updates is now on right hand of the site....

Chatom Vineyards’ July Winemaker Dinner!

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/30/2015 11:41 AM
Douglas Flat, CA....Announcing Chatom Vineyards’ July Winemaker Dinner! Join Chef Kris Fichtner of Lunch Lady Catering for a Low Country Boil inspired, four-course menu and hand picked wine pairings from Chatom Vineyards. Live music and dancing with The Thick Soup Band. $75 per person / $65 for Wine Club Members Advance ticket purchases are required. For more information, or to make reservations, please call: 209.736.6500 or visit http://www.chatomvineyards.com/july-winemaker-dinner/

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Tax Rate on Gasoline Drops in Time for 4th of July Weekend

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/30/2015 11:17 AM
Sacramento, CA...The California State Board of Equalization (BOE) announces the state excise tax on gasoline will drop by six cents per gallon on July 1, 2015. This will lower the excise tax rate from 36 cents to 30 cents per gallon. “The lower rate is welcome news for overtaxed Californians who pay higher gas costs than residents of nearly every other state,” said Vice Chair George Runner. “It’s especially good timing for anyone hitting the roads this weekend.”

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Donald Lloyd Mitchell March 15, 1920 – June 18, 2015

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/30/2015 11:03 AM
Murphys, CA...Donald Lloyd Mitchell, age 95, passed away peacefully at his home in Murphys, CA on June 18, 2015 with his two daughters at his side. Donald was born in Fresno, CA and graduated from high school in Oakland. He married Janice Jean Pike in 1941. When WWII began, he joined the Navy and served in the South Pacific. On his return, he followed in his father’s footsteps and became a printer. He worked for the Modesto Bee as a linotype operator and a machinist for 27 years. After retiring, Don and Jan moved to Murphys where he enjoyed golf, computers, piloting airplanes, playing his guitar, and riding his Moto Guzzi.

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Calaveras County Public Health Issues Heat Advisory To Residents

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/30/2015 10:17 AM
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General Plan Study Session & Supervisors Meeting Today At 4:30 At San Andreas Town Hall

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/30/2015 09:53 AM
San Andreas, CA...Remember there will be a Calaveras County General Plan study session this afternoon starting at 4:30pm. It will be held in conjunction with the Board of Supervisor Meeting. To allow for the expected crowd size it will be held at the San Andreas Town Hall. The agenda is enclosed...

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Traffic Update...Overturned Vehicle On Hwy 26

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/29/2015 06:00 PM
Valley Springs, CA...CHP is reporting an overturned vehicle on Hwy 26 near Ferris. The vehicle is overturned in a field. Please use caution in the area....
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Caltrans Road Report For Week of 6/28/15 through 7/4/15

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/29/2015 05:53 PM
Stockton, CA...The latest and greatest road report to keep you abreast of all the upcoming Caltrans repairs and delays in our areas and throughout District 10. Hwy's 4, 12, 26, 49, 108 & 120 will all have crews working in the now perfect weather for repairs and construction. The complete report is enclosed....

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Summer Social Memberships at Greenhorn Creek

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/29/2015 01:41 PM
Angels Camp, CA...Greenhorn Creek Resort has Summer Social Memberships to keep you and your family's summer cool and fun filled.

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Calaveras County Republicans Membership & Charity Drive

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/29/2015 01:11 PM
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NBC Severs Ties With Donald Trump

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/29/2015 12:44 PM
New York, NY...At NBC, respect and dignity for all people are cornerstones of our values. Due to the recent derogatory statements by Donald Trump regarding immigrants, NBCUniversal is ending its business relationship with Mr. Trump. To that end, the annual Miss USA and Miss Universe Pageants, which are part of a joint venture between NBC and Trump, will no longer air on NBC.

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Beautiful Lakemont Home From Realty World

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/29/2015 12:36 PM
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Celebrate The 4th At The New Avery Saloon

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/29/2015 12:06 PM
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Rats 'Dream' Paths To A Brighter Future

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/29/2015 11:34 AM
London, UK...When rats rest, their brains simulate journeys to a desired future such as a tasty treat, finds new UCL research funded by the Wellcome Trust and Royal Society. The researchers monitored brain activity in rats, first as the animals viewed food in a location they could not reach, then as they rested in a separate chamber, and finally as they were allowed to walk to the food. The activity of specialised brain cells involved in navigation suggested that during the rest the rats simulated walking to and from food that they had been unable to reach.

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Celebrate the 4th of July in Mokelumne Hill with a Taste of Americana

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/29/2015 09:02 AM
Mokelumne Hill, CA...Enjoy a traditional 4th of July Parade and Celebration in Mokelumne Hill. The quaint, small-town atmosphere offers a true taste of Americana, and there are lots of fun activities for the entire family starting with a pancake breakfast at the Town Hall from 7:30 – 11:00 am. Be sure to save your place along Main Street to watch the famous parade that starts at 11:00 am, followed by children’s games in the park, vendors, music and food.

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Sheriff Volunteers Provided Patrol At Murphys-Angels Lion's 8th Annual Car Show

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/29/2015 05:22 AM
Angels Camp, CA...Lt. Ed Anderson and Ed Evans of the Calaveras County Sheriff Volunteer Unit provided patrol duty at the 2015 Murphys-Angels Lions Club 8th Annual Classic Car Show on Saturday in Utica Park, Anegls Camp. The show was well attended with over 100 cars and motorcycles from 1980 and before on display, and with awards, dash plaques, prizes, deejay music and vendors. Everyone who attended the Car Show had fun and enjoyed the beautiful weather outdoors.

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Are Your Ready For The 2015 Arnold Independence Day Parade (2014 Pictures and Video To Whet Your Appetite)

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/28/2015 09:41 PM
Arnold, CA...Are you read for next Saturday's Arnold Independence parade. All the festivities starting at 10am. Below we have 454 Photos and Full Parade Video from last year.. We would like to thank Cedar Creek Realty in Arnold for sponsoring our Arnold Parade Coverage Since 2006!!!!







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Fire Update...Washington Fire Reaches 37% Containment & Hwy 4 Now Open

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/28/2015 07:18 PM
Markleeville, CA...Fire crews continued to increase the percent containment near Markleeville as they mopped up and patrolled the fire perimeter throughout the day. Hotshot crews on the eastern fire edge will continue to construct direct handline in steep and rocky terrain while being supported from the air with water-dropping helicopters. Light precipitation occurred over the northeastern section of the fire yesterday afternoon aiding in suppression activities.

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Traffic Update...Overturned Vehicle Near Yosemite Junction

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/28/2015 07:30 AM
Jamestown, CA...CHP is reporting an overturned Ford Explorer in the turn lane near Sr120 / Yosemite Junction. It appears to be minor injury but there is debris in the turn lane. Please use caution in the area until the incident clears....
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Hotel Leger Backyard Blues n BBQ 2015 Summer Music Series

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/28/2015 02:53 PM
Mokelumne Hill, CA...The Historic Hotel Leger is pleased to announce our 2nd season of Backyard Blues 'n' BBQ Summer Music Series through September 6th! Come and join us every Sunday from Noon to 4pm in our outdoor Pool Courtyard for some AWESOME BBQ and great live Blues music from some of the best Blues bands in the Northern California region! Full bar, house-made lemonade and soft drinks available as well!

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Fire Update...Mutiple Vegetation Fires Near Hwy 49 & 4th Crossing (Updated With Photos From Chip Dingman)

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/27/2015 10:29 PM
San Andreas, CA....Firefighters are working multiple vegetation fires with powerlines down near Hwy 49 & Fourth Crossing. Fire prevention officer has been called so it sounds like they are suspicious we may have a bug. Update...forward progress has been stopped no fire acreage estimates year. Originally they were 1/2 & 1/4 and an unknown size on third fire...

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Fire Update.....Vegetation Fire Near Sierra Conservation Center

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/27/2015 09:39 PM
Jamestown, CA...Fire fighters are working a vegetation fire on OByrnes Ferry Road. Update...Fire was contained by units on scene...
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Fire Update...Vegetation Fire On Mormon Creek Road

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/27/2015 07:01 PM
Sonora, CA...Fire fighters are working a vegetation fire in the 9000 Block of Mormon Creek Road.. Initial reports have it at 1/2 acre and air units are overhead as well. They should get this one knocked down quickly... Update as of 7:17pm...Forward progress stopped and tankers have been released. Great job everyone.... Expect crews in area for awhile wetting it down knocking down hot spots....

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Over The Edge Playing Tonight At GABA's Summer Concert Series

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/27/2015 04:18 PM
Arnold, CA...June 27 6:30 pm Over the Edge At Cedar Center Sponsored by Arnold Automotive & Arnold Napa Auto Supply

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Brice Station Hill Top Concert Series Continues With Tour Guides With Jill & Jessie Concert

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/27/2015 12:37 PM
Murphys, CA...Hill Top Concert Series 2015 Brice Station Vineyards Saturday, Jun, 27 2015 07:00 PM. The Tour Guides are a group of local musicians who perform at venues in Calaveras County and beyond. With Jessie Mouser on lead and harmony vocals, the band will take you on a musical journey. Jessie is backed up by an eclectic group of musicians, including Fred Treece on Guitar, Sam Nilsen on drums and Ron Schaner on Bass. Jill Warren sits in occasionally on guitar and vocals and helps to round out the sound.

Lunchbox To Blame For Four Vehicle Pileup On Hwy 12

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/27/2015 11:41 AM
San Andreas, CA....Three vehicles were stopped in a construction zone eastbound on SR12 at Central Hill. A fourth vehicle was eastbound on SR12 at about 55mph, approaching the rear of stopped traffic. The driver of the vehicle was inattentive to his driving by reaching for his lunchbox. He applied his brakes and left 69 feet of locked wheel skid marks prior to striking the rear of the parked vehicle in front of him...
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Wildhorse Rides Again

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/27/2015 11:26 AM
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A Quote From Benjamin Franklin

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/27/2015 06:57 AM
"Vicious actions are not hurtful because they are forbidden, but forbidden because they are hurtful" Benjamin Franklin
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“If you fly, we can’t!” Drones Make It Unsafe For Fire Fighting Aircraft

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/27/2015 06:15 AM
Monterey, CA – CAL FIRE has reported several instances of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), otherwise known has Hobby Drones, flying in the vicinity of the Lake fire in San Bernardino County. The intrusion of these drones in the air space of firefighting aircraft resulted in all air operations being suspended until the drones were located and grounded. CAL FIRE San Benito-Monterey Unit would like to remind everyone that intrusion of the air space around a fire incident is highly dangerous to firefighting aircraft and firefighters on the ground. Here are a few keep points to remember regarding the critical air space around a fire incident.

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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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Past 50 Local News
  1. Presidential Weekly Address: The Affordable Care Act is Here to Stay
  2. Traffic Update...Vehicle Into Pond
  3. Watch a Movie This Week at the Best Theatre in the Mother Lode...Angels Six Theatres!
  4. Fire Lines South Of Markleeville Solify, Smoke Output Drops & Pacific Coast Trail, Bear Valley & Lake Alpine Are Open!
  5. Tonight At Angels Camp Farmers Market
  6. New Summer Shuttle Service Between Bear Valley Village & Lake Alpine
  7. 49er Motors Big Hotter Than July Sale! Remember Their Service Specials Too!
  8. U.S. Forest Service Seeks Public Input on Over-Snow Vehicle Designation Project
  9. Vegetation Fire Near Pool Station Rd / Oak Valley Rd
  10. Don't Waste Our Future!
  11. Making Progress On Washington Fire...Hwy 4 Still Closed But Bear Valley, Lake Alpine Areas Open & Largely Smoke Free
  12. Supreme Court Rules For Gay Marriage
  13. Summer Fun At Middleton's Gold Crown Hallmark
  14. Harper's Closet Is Now Open In Murphys!
  15. Summer Is Time For Super Cruising On A Super Cruiser On New Melones (Check Out Their Great Video)
  16. Shop Local! Sierra Hills, Angels Food & Sierra Hills Natural Food Markets. Weekly Specials Through June 30. Summer Time Fresh Produce!
  17. Child Pornography Arrest Of Jamestown Man
  18. Happy 4th Of July From Angels Trading Post
  19. Murphys to Markleeville – “The Schedule” – June 26 to July 4
  20. Crews Making Progress On Washington Fire..Bear Valley & Lake Alpine Areas Open
  21. Ribbon Cuttings, Mixing & Mingling Highlight Mixer At The Square
  22. The President Delivers a Statement on the Supreme Court’s Decision on Health Care Reform
  23. Reminder....Helpful Advice On Growing Your Business Today
  24. Traffic Update...Overturned Big Rig Near Sr4 / Obyrnes Ferry Rd
  25. This Week at the Angels Camp CHS Thrift Store Adoption Center – LADYBUG!
  26. Storytime At The Arnold Library
  27. Angels Camp Veterinary Hospital Celebration
  28. Traffic Update...Stuck Big Rig Near Sr49 / Rawhide Rd
  29. Scale Yosemite's El Capitan with Google Maps
  30. "A DAY FOR TREY" Update - Celebrating One Year!
  31. Hot Tub Sale Going On Now At High Country Spa & Stoves
  32. Thank You, Dr. Craig Lovett
  33. Porter Is Missing
  34. Join The Chamber On A Coastal Cruise
  35. Mark Twain Union Elementary School District Board Meeting Agenda For June 25th
  36. Calaveras Drum Circle & Angels Camp Library Friends Join Forces for Local Youth Reading Club
  37. CCWD Withdraws Asphalt Plant Appeal
  38. AmeriCorps Volunteer To Help Resource Connection
  39. Fire Update...Structure Fire Near Soulsbyville Rd / Draper Mine Rd
  40. Washington Fire Now At 16,541 Acres
  41. Traffic Update...Minor Injury Accident Near Sr12 / Central Hill Rd
  42. Copperopolis Town Square Sunday Farmers Market Starting July 5th (Vender Booths Still Available)
  43. PATV Comcast Cable Channel 9 Volcano Vision Channel 22 Schedule Through June 25
  44. Overturned Semi Loses Asphalt Load On Obyrnes Ferry
  45. Register NOW for the San Andreas Rumble
  46. Greenhorn Creek Resort Men’s Club Results for Wednesday June 17, 2015
  47. Critical General Plan Meeting June 30!! MARK YOUR CALENDAR!!
  48. Phil Orville Harris 1938 - 2015
  49. Joan "Joanie" L. Cooke Feb. 3, 1941 - June 5, 2015
  50. Washington Fire Grows To Around 8000 Acres

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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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