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Erik Arvidsson US Ski Team Member in BV this Week

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/25/2014 09:52 AM
Bear Valley, CA...US Ski Team Member Erik Arvidsson back in Bear Valley this week to train. Erik began his skiing career as a member of Bear Valley's Development team at just 6 years old. Not long after he joined Bear Valley’s Race team and continued his racing in Squaw. It didn't take long before he was on the radar of the U.S. Ski Team. Winning the combined and slalom titles at the 2012 J2 National Championships helped. The event was upgraded for the 2014 season into the U18 National Champs and Arvidsson did not disappoint, nabbing another slalom title. Next month Erik is off to Austria, wish him well if you see him training on the slopes this week!!


Erik Arvidsson & Emily Mallard - both began their racing careers in Bear Valley and still call Bear Valley their "Home Mountain". Erik, recently selected to the US Ski Team and Emily now racing for Stratton School in Vermont.


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Cub & Super Cub Lifts Running At Bear Valley...Wind & Power Hold At Present On Others

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/25/2014 09:44 AM
Bear Valley, CA...Bear Valley the bull wheels turning on Cub and Super Cub this morning. There is currently a wind & power hold on additional lifts.

Watch Great Movies Including The Controversial "Interview" This Week At The Best Theatre in the Mother Lode...Angels Six Theatres!

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/25/2014 09:19 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!

Time To Hit The Slopes For Christmas As Bear Valley Welcomes 2-4 Inches Of New White Stuff To Play On ~By Mattly Trent

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/25/2014 08:37 AM
Bear Valley, CA... Hey Good People! Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to all ya'll!!!! We received 2-4" in last 24hrs and that means a Powder Day for Christmas. As the system arrived yesterday it brought with it some winds that topped out at 38mph so with some redistribution of the snow that fell you will see 2-4" of new snow around the Mtn with possibly a little bit more in some spots. Currently the temp at 5am is 13F with a wind chill factor of -2F so dress warm today as the projected high will be 28F. Winds will shift to the ENE this morning from 13-23mph. A beautiful Sunny day is expected so come on up and enjoy the Holiday Cheer! Make sure to come check out the Acrobag training evolutions this week running through Dec 27th off the sundeck. Stay tuned............Peace Out, Mattly



Bandits Who Stole Ford From Tractor Supply Arrested In Angels Camp After Chase

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/25/2014 08:26 AM
Angels Camp, Sonora & Copperopolis, CA...Sonora resident Leslie Hay, was arrested after an eventful afternoon. Details follow...
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Happy Holidays from the President and First Lady

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/25/2014 08:14 AM
Honolulu, HI...THE PRESIDENT: Merry Christmas everybody! Now, we’re not going to take much of your time because today is about family and being together with the ones you love. And luckily for me, that means I get a little help on the weekly address, too. THE FIRST LADY: The holidays at the White House are such a wonderful time of year....

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Follow Santa As He Makes His Rounds For Christmas 2014

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/24/2014 07:50 PM
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Fatal Airplane Crash In Amador County

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/24/2014 02:08 PM
Jackson, CA....Crews are working a downed single engine, private aircraft in the Shake Ridge area. Initial reports are possibly two lost lives in the incident....
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Traffic Update.....CHP Angels PD And Calaveras SO Working Chase

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/24/2014 01:55 PM
Angels Camp, CA....What originally started as a high speed chase eastbound on Hwy 4 has turned into a foot pursuit in the Stelte Park area in Angels Camp. Please use caution in the area
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Christmas Eve Services At Chapel In The Pines

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/24/2014 10:07 AM

This Week at the Arnold CHS Thrift Store Cat Adoption Center – Mr. Bojangles!

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/24/2014 09:32 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 (Phone 209-795-GIVE). Mr. Bojangles will be there to meet you, along with several other kitties! We will also have kitties available at our Angels Camp Adoption Center, located in Angels Town Center (240 S. Main St./Hwy 49). Due to Christmas, both adoption centers will be CLOSED ON THURSDAY and will open the day after Christmas. The Arnold Adoption Center will be open Fri. & Sat.,10 am–5 pm this week. The Angels Camp Adoption Center will be open Fri. & Sat.,11 am–5 pm. Merry Christmas from Calaveras Humane Society!



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More Snow For Christmas At Bear Valley Cross Country

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/24/2014 09:29 AM
Bear Valley, CA...More snow is on the way for Christmas Eve (afternoon through evening) and clearing for Christmas Day! What could be better? ....




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Powder Skiing In Bear Valley For Christmas!! ~By Mattly Trent

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/24/2014 09:17 AM
Bear Valley, CA... Hey Good People! Today as the the next weather system moves in we'll see a chance of mixed snow/rain at first then turning to all snow by mid to late afternoon. 1-2" is expected during the hours of sunshine and then another 2-4" tonight. Winds will be out of the South Southwest from 7-10mph then increasing to 16-21mph with possible gusts up to 30mph or so. This is a fast moving storm track and should be moving out of the area by early Christmas morning and give way to a mostly sunny Christmas POWDER DAY with a few clouds remaining as the system pushes out to the East. Make sure to come check out the Acrobag training evolutions this week running through Dec 27th off the sundeck. Stay tuned........Peace Out, Mattly



Traffic Update....Vehicle Accidnet Near Burson Road & Hwy 12

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/23/2014 06:14 PM
Burson, CA...CHP is reporting a vehicle accident near Burson Road & Hwy 12. Injuries are unknown at this time. A bumper was left behind on the roadway....
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Say Merry Christmas With Flowers & Gifts From Blooms & Things

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/23/2014 06:06 PM

Christmas Clearance in Arnold

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/23/2014 03:32 PM
Arnold, CA...The Outhouse Collection and Arnold Ace Home Center will start their holiday clearance sale December 24th. All holiday items will be 30% off beginning Christmas Eve. Both stores will close early Christmas Eve. Holiday items will be further marked down to 40% off the day after Christmas. Merry Christmas!


January 3rd, Celebration Of Life For Everett Wayne (Stick) Morgan, 82,

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/23/2014 11:54 AM
Murphys, CA...Everett Wayne ( Stick ) Morgan , age 82 of Murphys California died in Calaveras County on December 2, 2014. Private internment services were held at Buena Vista Cemetery in Murphys on December 13,2014. A Celebration of life Ceremony will be held on January 3, 2015,1:00 p.m. at the Native Sons Hall located in Murphys California. Mr. Morgan was born in French Camp California November 29, 1932. He Attended grade school in San Jose Ca. Graduated from Orland High School in 1951 and then attended Chico State College in Chico California after being discharged from the Navy. He was employed with the Oakland Fire Department for 26 years. Following retirement he moved to Douglas Flat in Calaveras County. He was employed as a Transportation Officer in the Mental Health Department for 14 years with Calaveras County. He joined the US Navy as a Naval Construction Engineer with the Seabee’s who live by the motto, “We Build, We Fight, Can Do”. While in the Navy Seabees, Everett was stationed at Subic Bay, in the Philippines. Stick, as he was best known, was an active member of the Murphys/ Angels Camp Lions Club for 22 years where he focused on fund raising projects. He was a long-time resident of Calaveras County where he resided in Douglas Flat for 22 years spending the last 8 years in the Murphys Diggins...

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Bear Valley Weather & Conditions Update ~By Mattly Trent

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/23/2014 09:05 AM
Bear Valley, CA... Hey Good People! It's going to be another beautiful sunny day with a high right around 52F and winds out of the East from 5-11mph. The next system will be arriving later in the day on Christmas Eve and will bring 3-5" of snow overnight. Snow totals for that system could exceed 5" especially since it's a fast moving in and out storm with a track heading right at Bear Valley. Due to the nature of this fast moving storm winds will be expected to range from 13-36mph. Christmas day will receive the end of the snowfall mid morning and give way to a POWDER DAY with a few clouds remaining as the system pushes out to the East. Make sure to come check out the Acrobag training evolutions this week starting Dec 23rd and running through Dec 27th off the sundeck. Stay tuned......Peace Out, Mattly

Grace Hills Convenant Church Invites You to a Christmas Candlelight Celebration!

Posted by: Kim_Hamilton on 12/17/2014 06:51 PM
Grace Hills Covenant Church of Angels Camp Invites you to a Christmas Candlelight Celebration at Bret Harte High School's Multipurpose Room on Tuesday, December 23rd at 630pm. For more information, please call 209-736-7850.

2015 Acrobag Progression Tour December 23, 2014 to December 27, 2014 Starts Today!

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/16/2014 07:05 AM
Bear Valley, CA...The Acrobag Progression Tour kicks off in Bear Valley just in time for the holidays. Acrobag is the official national olympic ski and snowboard training tour and is a great way to safely learn new tricks. Described as a “great big nice pillowy soft air bag” and a “tool that’s safe for learning,” the AcroBag has helped athletes of all sports reach new limits. Anybody of any skill level can benefit from using the AcroBag. Whether you are on a snowboard or skis or just jumping off a platform; the AcroBag cushions your fall so that you can focus on learning your new trick. Talk about Pure Mountain Fun!!! Don't miss your opportunity to participate....

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Saddle Up For A Night At The Races With Angels-Murphys Rotary

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/09/2014 09:37 AM

Give The Gift Of Fitness With Memberships From Family 4 Fitness

Posted by: thepinetree on 11/10/2014 02:13 PM
Vallecito, CA...As we get closer to the Holiday Season what could be a better gift than a membership to Family 4 Fitness. Give the gift of health and fitness. Call 209.736.0039 and get started or give the gift of fitness to a friend or loved one today.




Above is one of our previous interviews and Kenny Lee has some great tips for year round fitness.

Happy Holidays From Mark Twain Medical Center

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/22/2014 06:33 PM

Quote Of The Day From Jim Harbaugh

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/22/2014 01:01 PM
'What will happen will happen, what won't happen won't happen'

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

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/22/2014 12:49 PM
Angels Camp, CA...Below is a video overview of the great Turner's Wild West store in historic downtown Angels Camp.

Joe Cocker 1944 - 2014

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/22/2014 12:06 PM
London, UK...(Wikipedia)...John Robert "Joe" Cocker OBE (20 May 1944 – 22 December 2014) was an English rock and blues singer, who came to popularity in the 1960s, and was known for his gritty voice, his spasmodic body movement in performance and his cover versions of popular songs, particularly those of the Beatles. His cover of the Beatles' "With a Little Help from My Friends" reached number one in the UK in 1968, and he performed the song live at Woodstock in 1969. His version also became the theme song for the TV series The Wonder Years. His 1975 hit single, "You Are So Beautiful", reached number five in the US. Cocker is the recipient of several awards, including a 1983 Grammy Award for his US number one "Up Where We Belong", a duet with Jennifer Warnes. In 1993 he was nominated for the Brit Award for Best British Male, in 2007 was awarded a bronze Sheffield Legends plaque in his hometown, and in 2008 he received an OBE at Buckingham Palace for services to music.[1][2] Cocker was ranked #97 on Rolling Stone's 100 greatest singers list.[3]

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Good News...Angels Camp Juvenile Located Safe

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/22/2014 11:33 AM
Angels Camp, CA...The runaway juvenile, Crystal Houle, that was reported on 12/17/14 has been located and returned home. On 12/21/14, at approximately 1030 AM, Sacramento Police Department notified the Angels Camp Police that the vehicle Houle was driving was located, and that they were attempting to locate Houle. A short time later Sacramento PD called back to report that an officer located Houle at an address in Sacramento. Houle was initially released to the custody of Sacramento County Child Protective Services, as is normal procedure, and her mother was notified and responded to Sacramento to pick up Houle and bring her home....

Join Faith Lutheran Church For Christmas Eve Services

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/22/2014 10:17 AM

Great Conditions Now & For The Holidays At Bear Valley Cross Country ~By Paul Peterson

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/22/2014 09:19 AM
Bear Valley, CA...A big shout out to the guys who make it all happen at Bear Valley Cross Country....our Grooming Crew! Aspen Forest & Bjornloppet trails are now open. Lots of big grins on the faces of the skiers getting some great early season conditions....




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Merry Christmas From The Sonora Police Department

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/22/2014 08:56 AM
Sonora, CA...The men and women of the Sonora Police Department would like to wish everyone a merry Christmas and a happy and safe New Year!

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Merry Christmas & Happy New Year From The Country Cloth Shop! ~ 209.736.4998

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/22/2014 08:33 AM
Angels Camp, CA...Merry Christmas & Happy New Year! Our holiday hours: Wednesday, Dec 24 we will be open from 10am- 1pm Thursday, Dec 25 & Friday. Dec 26 we will be closed Saturday, Dec 27 we will be open at 10am for our 50% off ALL Christmas items sale (fabric, books, patterns) Sunday, Dec 28 we will be closed Monday Dec 29 starts our After Christmas Sale with 30% off ALL fabric on bolts Tuesday Dec 30 is 40% off ALL fabric on bolts and Wednesday Dec 31 is our annual 50% off ALL fabric on bolts sale from 9am- 1pm Happy Holidays from the staff at Country Cloth!
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49er Motors Big Stocking Stuffer Sale

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/19/2014 12:01 PM
Angels Camp, CA....Stocking Stuffer sale at 49er Motors! We have your perfect last minute stocking stuffer ideas for all of the people on your nice list! Come on down and let us help you make someones Christmas dream come true! We can finance most anyone- Bad credit? Not a problem- Good Credit- Not a problem! If you have a down payment and an income source, we can help you!! Open Christmas Eve!!

2008 BMW 750i, Easily the best drive among full-size luxury sedans! Clean carfax and low miles! Like new but priced at a fraction of a new one. Luxurious options like leather, moonroof, 20" rims, rear parking aid, cooled and heated power seats, rear ac, traction control, side airbags and so much more. Amazing vehicle at an amazing price!

2008 Buick Enclave CXL AWD- One owner, Clean Car fax, this is a beautiful vehicle. Leather, Moon roof, Navigation, back up camera, Low Miles, 3rd row seating and so much more! You will love this beautiful stylish SUV. Priced well below blue book! Come on down and see it today- This and all of our vehicles come with a 3 month 3,000 mile warranty!

2007 Cadillac Escalade, One Owner, Clean Car Fax. This one still smells new! 3rd row leather seating. Bose premium sound, Navigation. Moon Roof, Backup cam and so much more!! Ultimate Cadillac Luxury!! ON SALE $24,949 VIN-1gyfk638x7r359008

2005 Chevy Silverado 1500 HD Crew Cab, 6.0L V8, 4x4, LS. Hard to find this heavy duty in a 1500! Very clean good looking truck! Auto, power seat, tow package, running boards, alloy wheels and more, clean carfax! A powerhouse!
ON SALE $16,949 Vin# 1GCGK13U85F875344

2013 Ford Focus Se 2.0L, Automatic, Great Economy Car! Has the extra cargo room from the hatchback. Like New and only one Owner.. Lots of extras, only 39K miles, Mircrosoft Sync with your phone and voice commands. ON SALE $12,949 VIN# 1FADP3K26DL273015

2007 Subaru Outback Legacy wagon. 2 owner with a clean car fax!! 2.5 xt, 4 cyl turbo. Good Gas Mileage All wheel drive, Leather, Dual moon roof, Really nice and clean Subaru. If your in the market for a great All Wheel Drive Subaru, this one is for YOU!! ON SALE $11,949 VIN-4S4BP63CX74316257

2007 TOYOTA FJ CRUISER 4x4, LOW MILES!! LIFTED! An old nameplate makes a comeback!! Superior off-road ability, comfortable and supportive front seats, retro styling that captures the spirit of the original. Automatic, VVT-i 4.0L V6, Roof rack, MP3, tinted windows, differential lock, tow package, premium black Procomp wheels and Offroad tires! Extra clean and only 73K miles!! ON SALE $19,949 VIN# JTEBU11FX70098367

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Merry Christmas & Happy Savings From Murphys Motorcycle Company

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/18/2014 12:15 PM

Make Your Christmas Dinner Plans Now At The Murphys Hotel

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/15/2014 01:02 PM
Murphys, CA...Wednesday & Thursday, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day: We will be serving our Regular Dinner Menu and a delicious Special Menu to celebrate Christmas. The Special Menu is posted on our website, a link is included in this email for your viewing. The hours for both days are 4pm to 8pm and we do highly recommend reservations to ensure prompt seating and savory food! Let us take care of the food and dishes this year! Christmas Eve and Christmas Day Dinner Specials. For reservations call our front desk at (209) 728-3444.


Take Cal-Waste's Online Survey For A Chance At A Free iPad

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/12/2014 10:06 AM

Year End Inventory Clearance Sale Going On Now At Middletons

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/08/2014 04:01 PM
Angels Camp, CA...The Big Year End Inventory Clearance Sale is going on now until December 31st. 12 Month No Interest Financing on all purchases over $399 on approval of credit. All in stock furniture and Mattresses* NOW 30% TO 50% Off Retail and Save 20% TO 30% Off Special Orders. Plus Save Up To 40% Off Retail On All Major Appliances*




Middleton's Furniture & Appliances Has Been Making Your House A Home Since 1955. From Classic To Modern With Hometown Friendliness & Service Before & After The Sale!
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It's Official...Skyline Acquires Bear Valley Mountain Resort in Northern California (Update...Sale Is Now Final) !!

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/20/2014 10:18 PM
Toronto, Canada...(Update...Transaction Now Complete) Skyline International Development Inc. (TASE:SKLN) has entered into a binding agreement of purchase and sale to acquire Bear Valley Mountain Resort (bearvalley.com) in northern California. The agreement comes after several weeks of discussion with the current ownership and local community leaders that had formed the Bear Valley Mountain Cooperative and who were also in the process of purchasing the resort. Closing is subject to the US Forest Service issuance of a permit to operate the resort, expected in 30 to 60 days. “Given Bear Valley’s spectacular beauty, excellent terrain and potential for improvement, we believe it is a great fit.”


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Locally Made CR Tallow Leather Conditioner! The Perfect Stocking Stuffer

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/21/2014 04:19 PM
Angels Camp, CA...Locally made CR Tallow Leather Conditioner is the perfect stocking stuffer or holiday gift. Calaveras Rendered Tallow is an all natural fine salve of beef tallow leather conditioner specially formulated to help restore natural oils in leather. CR Tallow conditions and protects leather from drying and cracking due to the natural elements. CR Tallow helps to revitalize and maintain the suppleness, strength, beauty and the longevity of leather. CR Tallow is also safe to use on rawhide! For fine leather purses, shoes and apparel as well as saddles, tack, golf products and much more!

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Time To Spend Your Holidays In Bear Valley! Weather & Conditions Update With Mattly Trent

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/21/2014 09:10 AM
Bear Valley, CA...Hey Good People! Today we'll see a slight chance of snow/rain mix mainly in the morning hours before the system moves out giving way to mostly cloudy skies for the remainder of the day. The high for today will be around 45F with West winds from 0-6mph. The Holiday week looks to be a sunny one with Monday & Tuesday bringing in sunshine and higher temps into the upper 40's and low 50's. Another shot of snow is forecasted for Wednesday afternoon/evening, so some Christmas Day powder is a good possibility. Stay tuned........Peace Out, Mattly



Angels Food & Sierra Hills Markets Are Your Holiday Spirits Headquarters & Order Your Holiday Roast

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/21/2014 08:41 AM
Murphys & Angels Camp, CA... Sierra Hills, Angels Food & Sierra Hills Natural Food Markets have been part of the Calaveras community since 1935. Order your Creekstone Farms Choice Angus Beef Roast for the holidays. We trim, cradle and tie! Ready for your oven Creekstone Farms Premium Black Angus Beef. The Creekstone Farms Premium beef program is unique to the beef industry because it combines superior Black Angus genetics, exceptional cattle management practices, carefully controlled high-quality feeding and state-of-the-art processing of only genetically verified Black Angus cattle. No antibiotics or other additives. "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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President Obama's Weekly Address: America’s Resurgence Is Real

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/21/2014 08:26 AM
Honolulu, HI...Hi, everybody. As 2014 comes to an end, we can enter the New Year with new confidence that America is making significant strides where it counts. The steps we took nearly six years ago to rescue our economy and rebuild it on a new foundation helped make 2014 the strongest year for job growth since the 1990s. Over the past 57 months, our businesses have created nearly 11 million new jobs. And in a hopeful sign for middle-class families, wages are on the rise again.

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A Message to the Men and Women of the NYPD ~ By Commissioner Bratton

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/21/2014 08:01 AM
New York, NY...This message comes with deep sadness. Put the flags at half-mast. Today, two of our officers were shot and killed, with no warning, no provocation, in the 079 Precinct. They were assassinated—targeted for their uniform, and for the responsibility they embraced: to keep the people of this city safe. Police Officer Wenjian Liu and Police Officer Rafael Ramos will be remembered. They will join a line that is too long, a line of partners who served together and made the ultimate sacrifice together...

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Fine Local Shopping At Fine Things In Arnold

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/13/2014 01:09 PM

Get Geared Up & Tuned Up At SNAC

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/10/2014 09:12 AM
Arnold, Murphys & Sonora, CA...Hey, SNACers! All those snow dances worked and it looks like we're finally getting the snow we deserve! SNAC Arnold is open for your ski & board rentals when Bear Valley's lifts turn, so stop by on your way up the hill. Starting Saturday December 13th, SNAC Arnold will be open daily 8-6 to get you ready for the slopes. We can take care of all your tuning needs. Hot Waxes are just $9.00! Need to do some Christmas shopping - we can help!


Shop Timeless Home Gallery For The Holidays

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/04/2014 11:12 AM

A Day That Marks A New Beginning For The Calaveras Humane Society

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/20/2014 11:21 AM
San Andreas, CA...December 16 2014 the Calaveras County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to adopt a resolution dedicating 6.93 acres of Calaveras County owned property for development of the Calaveras County Animal Services. This acreage will be leased to the Calaveras Humane Society to design and fund a New Animal Shelter....

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Great Conditions Now & For The Holidays At Bear Valley Cross Country ~By Paul Peterson

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/20/2014 10:20 AM
Bear Valley, CA...Paul Says: The snow just keeps coming and that allows us to get a few more trails open. The conditions for the Holidays will be fantastic with clear weather in the forecast after Fridays predicted snowfall. Lots of big grins on the faces of the skiers getting some great early season conditions....


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Holiday Events Filling Area With Cheer, Great Wines & Great Memories

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/20/2014 09:49 AM
Douglas Flat, CA...It is holiday time in our local wine country and event after event is bulging our local entertainment scene at the seams. Chatom Vineyards held their Annual Holiday Open House recently and filled their winery with music, food, wine & guests. Santa made an appearance and was mixing & mingling with the grown ups and making sure that they were on his nice list.


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The Snow Keeps Falling In Bear Valley ~By Mattly Trent

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/20/2014 08:45 AM
Bear Valley, CA...Hey Good People! Currently we are at 2-4" of new snow overnight and 6" fell yesterday for a total of 8-10" of new snowfal in the last 24hrs. Why am I reporting 2 different numbers you ask? Wind direction, Aspect, Topography and temerature all play a factor in the distribution. Regardless of why a little less fell here than there, it's going to be a ripping day for Skiing/Riding! Today we'll see possibly up to 1-2" of more snow fall then tapering off as mid day approaches and then moving out overnight. The high for today will be around 39F with winds out of the Southwest from 11-14mph with possible gusts to 22mph. Stay tuned.......Peace Out, Mattly



CCWD Welcomes New Board Members

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/20/2014 08:05 AM
San Andreas, CA...The Calaveras County Water District is pleased to welcome three new board members, who took their oaths of office at their first board meeting on Wednesday, December 17. District 3 Director Bertha Underhill was elected president, and District 2 Director Terry Strange was elected vice president – both won their seats in November. Also new to the board is District 4 Director Dennis Mills....

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Past 50 Local News
  1. Great gift ideas at The Clothes Mine in historic Angels Camp!
  2. The Ebbetts Pass Visitor's Center Has Your Holiday Shopping Covered
  3. Watch A Movie This Week At The Best Theatre in the Mother Lode...Angels Six Theatres!
  4. Happy Holidays From Angels Trading Post!
  5. Traffic Update...Non-Injury Accident On Hwy 4 Near Six Mile Road
  6. Calaveras County Draft General Plan Now Available For Public Review
  7. Traffic Update...High Country Incidents At This Time
  8. Asleep at the Wheel to headline the Calaveras County Fair
  9. Salley Hughes Personal Chef
  10. Studio 4 Dance Theater Presents “The Nutcracker,” A Professional Quality Ballet in Two Acts, December 18, 19, and 20, 2014 in Angels Camp (Now Playing)
  11. Open Mic Night At Rosebud's Cafe
  12. A White Christmas Is Building In Bear Valley! Weather & Mountain Update ~By Mattly Trent
  13. Runaway Juvenile: Crystal Houle, 16 year old female, red hair, blue eyes, 5'08" tall, 185 pounds.
  14. Traffic Update...Horse Loose Near Parrots Ferry Rd / Sr4
  15. This Week at the Arnold CHS Thrift Store Cat Adoption Center – ROSE!
  16. Bear Valley Weather & Conditions Update ~By Mattly Trent
  17. Murphys to Markleeville – “The Schedule” – December 19 to December 27
  18. Two Pharmacists Charged with 25 Murders in Seven States
  19. Traffic Update.....Accident Near Sr4 / Darby Russell Rd
  20. Make Your Nominations Now For The Golden Health Awards
  21. Angels Camp Teen Missing Since Yesterday
  22. West Point 4-H Club Wants You!
  23. Get Your Tickets Now For The Nutcracker....Or Else
  24. Eagle Viewing Tours at Pardee & Camanche Reservoirs
  25. Fatality On Hwy 88 Near Gayla Drive
  26. A Big Trees Village Drive ~ With Sandi Pearce From Sierra Sentry
  27. 49er Motors Can Restore Your Headlamps! Call 209.736.4949 & Make An Appointment Today
  28. Arrest of Armed Narcotics Offender
  29. President Obama On Cuba Policy Changes
  30. Mountain Ranch Christmas Parade a Huge Success!
  31. TRAFFIC ADVISORY....Winter Closure of Sonora Pass Effective Today
  32. Calaveras County Sheriff's Logs For December 16, 2014
  33. Angels Camp Announces Winners Of Holiday Decorating Contest
  34. Red Cross Issues Safety Tips to Prevent Holiday Home Fires
  35. It's Time to Check Your Cabinets for Expired and Unused Prescriptions
  36. Server Repairs Completed...
  37. The Clothes Mine Offering Midweek Madness CLEARANCE Events Every Wednesday in December!
  38. Studio 4 Dance Theater Presents “The Nutcracker,” A Professional Quality Ballet in Two Acts, December 18, 19, and 20, 2014 in Angels Camp
  39. Six Inches Of New Snow Overnight In Bear Valley
  40. Traffic Update Two Black Cows On The Loose Copper Cove Dr / Black Creek Dr
  41. Rain & Snow To Linger Through Week
  42. Come Witness History In The Making!
  43. Major Art Exhibition "River Reflections" to Open in Sutter Creek
  44. The Murphys Library Supports Local Graduates with 00 Scholarships
  45. Mark Your Calenders for Chairs for Charity January 31st
  46. Thank you CUSD Education Foundation~by Rochelle Hie – Friends of Rail Road Flat School
  47. Tioga and Glacier Point Roads Closed for the Season in Yosemite National Park
  48. TRAFFIC ALERT...Vehicle Accident at Hwy 49 and Fricot City Road
  49. Calaveras County Sheriff's Volunteers Provided Traffic Control During Valley Springs Christmas Parade
  50. California Transportation Commission Appoints Will Kempton as Executive Director

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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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