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Mitt Romney To Skip 2016 Presidential Campaign

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/30/2015 06:22 PM
Salt Lake City, CA...Let me begin by letting you know who else is on this call, besides Ann and me. There are a large number of people who signed on to be leaders of our 2016 finance effort. In addition, state political leadership from several of the early primary states are on the line. And here in New York City, and on the phone, are people who have been helping me think through how to build a new team, as well as supporters from the past who have all been kind enough to volunteer their time during this deliberation stage. Welcome, and thank you. Your loyalty and friendship, and your desire to see the country with new, competent and conservative leadership warms my heart....

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Fire Update...Vegetation Fire Off Of Del Rio

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/30/2015 04:06 PM
Arnold, CA....Fire fighters are working a vegetation fire off of Del Rio in the Blue Lake Springs area. Might be an escaped debris burn. Initially came in as 1/2 acre. Waay too early for these and hopefully it will shrink when they put water on it. Lets be careful out there...
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Railtown 1897 Offers Special Behind-the-Scenes “Roundhouse Day” on February 14th....With Special Opportunity to View Annual Inspection of Sierra No. 3

Posted by: Kim_Hamilton on 01/30/2015 12:20 PM
Jamestown, CA...Before the historic locomotives start rolling along for a new season of train rides this spring, California State Parks and Railtown 1897 State Historic Park (SHP) are offering a behind-the-scenes “Roundhouse Day” on Saturday, February 14, 2015, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Park visitors will have the opportunity to watch important wintertime maintenance, cleaning and preparatory work being done inside and outside the Roundhouse and Historic Shops....
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Big 49er Motors Tas Return Sale Is Going On Now

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/30/2015 12:08 PM
Angels Camp, CA...Tax return sale is here! 49er Motors is stocking up with inventory daily for the big tax season car sales boom. Put your tax return to good use and use it as a down payment on a new Car, Truck or SUV today! We can finance most anyone, from great to terrible credit all you need is a down payment and an income source.

2007 CHRYSLER 300 EXECUTIVE, V8 5.7L, Super Clean luxury car, Navigation, Touch Screen Stereo, Leather Seats, Power controls on Steering wheel, Cruise control, Automatic windows and locks, Beautiful Luxury car inside and out. Fun powerful car to drive. ON SALE $9949 VIN:2C3LA63HX7H611646


2008 Dodge Ram 1500 4x4. One Owner CLEAN CAR FAX! This clean well maintained pickup has Tonneau cover, chrome running boards, premium wheels and more! Come on down and take a look, you will not be disappointed in this one!! ON SALE $16,949 VIN- 1D7HU18N68J230389


2005 Ford Explorer XLT, Auto, 4.0 L V6, 4WD, Power Windows, Power Door Locks, Traction Control, Tow Package, Extra Seating with 3rd Row Seat, Running Boards, Tinted Glass + much more! Clean Carfax, Low miles, Value Buy! ON SALE $8949 Vin # 1FMZU73K25UB25448


2006 Kia Sorento LX!!!! Excellent Maintaint SUV, 4x4, Automatic windows, Automatic Locks, Leather Seats , Wood Panel accents, Fog lights, Mp3 Cd player, Moonroof, 5 Seater with folding seats, Well Taken Care of SUV, You Couldnt Ask For A better Looking Midsize SUV !!!!! ON SALE $6449 VIN:KNDJC733265633640


2008 MERCURY MARINER!! 4WD, V6 200HP, .power windows, power doorlocks, moonroof, mp3 audio hookup, Leather seats, power mirrors, 6 cd changer, automatic and much more !!!! ON SALE $9949 VIN:4M2CU91188KJ15629


2005 Toyota Highlander Limited, 3RD ROW BACKSEAT, leather, power seats, power window and door locks, roof rack, alloy wheels, great gas mileage and Toyota quality!!! Clean Carfax only 2 owners! ON SALE $12,949 vin# JTEEP21A350074780

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Bring Even Your Complex Taxes To H&R Block

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/30/2015 12:04 PM

Taste of Calaveras Planning Meeting Coming up February 5th!

Posted by: Kim_Hamilton on 01/30/2015 12:02 PM
Angels Camp, CA....The next Taste of Calaveras meeting is scheduled for Thursday February 5, 8:30am in the ACBA offices at 1211 S. Main Street. Attached is general information on the event. If you would like to be involved but don't like meetings, we are looking for volunteers to help with...
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Talking Conditions & Snow Making At Bear Valley With Kevin Bernido

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/30/2015 10:57 AM
Bear Valley, CA...We had the chance to talk about Bear Valley's Season and how their increased snow making means they are open and thriving when Dodge Ridge and some other resorts have closed pending more natural snow. Bear Valley has virtually the entire upper mountain open. Snow making is becoming a vital and integral part of running a viable ski resort in the Sierra Nevada Mountains. One of the first things Skyline did upon taking over was repair, tune up, and get the snow making equipment ready for the season. So now basically when overnight temps drop they have the guns blowing on every run that has water lines in place and snow making is an integral part of future plans...



This Video Was Shot Last Sunday Afternoon. The Guy On The Right It is Kevin Bernido. The Guy On The Left Is Well...Doesn't Look Like He Belongs On A Ski Slope. Just In Case You Might Want To View The Video In HD


A Few Shots From Last Weekend
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This Week at the Angels Camp CHS Thrift Store Adoption Center – ABBY & ALICIA!

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/30/2015 09:00 AM
Angels Camp, CA...Stop by the Calaveras Humane Society's Thrift Store Cat Adoption Center in Angels Camp, located in Angels Town Center at 240 S. Main St./Hwy 49 (open Thurs.-Sat., 11am to 5pm). Abby & Alicia will be there, along with other irresistible kitties! Alicia qualifies for our “BLACK TIE New Year’s Special” reduced adoption fee (final week!). We will also have kitties available to meet you at our Arnold Adoption Center, located in Meadowmont Center next to Big Trees Market (open Thurs.-Sat., 10am to 5pm). Come in and meet some kitties!



Click on photo to view our Kitty Catalog
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VUSD Special Board Meeting Agenda For February 2nd.

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/30/2015 08:16 AM
Avery, CA...The VUSD Board will be meeting on February 2nd. Their agenda is enclosed....

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Morning Corduroy & Bear Valley Weather & Great Conditions Update! ~By Mattly Trent

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/30/2015 07:54 AM
Bear Valley, CA...Hey Good People! Mostly sunny today with a high near 48. East northeast wind 8 to 10 mph. High pressure seems to be the thing right now and looks to stick around for another week or so. We have some of the best conditions in the Sierra right now! Super Bowl weekend is a prime to come up and enjoy the "Pure Mtn Fun" of Bear Valley and take a lesson or just hang out on the lower deck or the recent remodeled upper bar deck! Peace Out, Mattly



Soft Sleepwear and Sexy Lingerie at The Clothes Mine in Angels Camp!

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/30/2015 12:15 AM
Angels Camp, CA...With Valentine's Day less than a month away, we're stocking up to help you find a great gift for your someone special. We're open from 10am-6pm every day and are located at 1262 S. Main Street in historic Angels Camp, 890-7532. We look forward to seeing you!

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Be a Team Player and Designate a Sober Driver Super Bowl Sunday

Posted by: Kim_Hamilton on 01/29/2015 07:24 PM
Sacramento, CA...The Super Bowl is one of the most celebrated sporting events in the world. As the most anticipated sporting event of the year, it is an opportunity for family, friends, and fans to gather together, celebrate, and root for their favorite team. However, the celebration can quickly turn to tragedy when partygoers exercise poor judgment and fail to designate a non-drinking driver....
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Are You Interested in Becoming a Docent at Calaveras Big Trees State Park?

Posted by: Kim_Hamilton on 01/29/2015 05:07 PM
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What’s Happening in Murphys this Week January 28 through February 8, 2015

Posted by: Kim_Hamilton on 01/29/2015 04:54 PM
Murphys, CA...February Artist Showing at Hovey Tasting Room - The award-winning watercolors of Margaret Roberts will be featured the month of February at Hovey Winery Tasting Room. An artist’s reception will be held in their honor from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Feb 8th. Complimentary appetizers will be served and wine will be available by the glass for $6.For more information, call 728-9999 or visit ...
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Greenhorn Creek Men's Club Results for Game for Wednesday January 28, 2015

Posted by: Kim_Hamilton on 01/29/2015 04:43 PM
Angels Camp,CA....The Game: One Net Best Ball on Par 3s; Two Net Best Balls on Par 4s; Three Net Best Balls on Par 5s. 1st Place: Bert Sobon, Fred Simpson, Wayne Cuff, Ray Walker, 2nd Place Tie: Lance Reinke, Bert Elings, Buddy Robinson, Bill Gideon, 2nd Place tie: Bob Heise, Bob Bowser, Keith Jolly, Larry Feldbrugge


1st Place winners left to right Bert Sobon, Fred Simpson and Wayne Cuff (Ray Walker not present)

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PATV Schedule for Comcast Cable Channel 9 Volcano Vision Channel 22 for January 30~February 5

Posted by: Kim_Hamilton on 01/29/2015 04:34 PM
Programs on this channel include the Calaveras County Board of Supervisors meetings and special study sessions as well as other information on local, state or national issues. Programs also include international news from Deutsche Welle, and arts programs from Classic Arts Showcase.....
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New KVIE Doc on Alzheimer’s premieres February 11 at 7 p.m... Screening at KVIE Studio Tuesday, February 10 at 5:30 p.m.

Posted by: Kim_Hamilton on 01/29/2015 04:28 PM
Sacramento, CA... Every 67 seconds, someone is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease—the most common form of dementia. With 10,000 Baby Boomers now turning age 65 each day, researchers in our community are racing to find a cure, and alleviate the burden that this memory-robbing disease places on the 5 million people currently living with Alzheimer’s....

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Join the Columbia College Claimjumpers For Some Basketball!

Posted by: Kim_Hamilton on 01/29/2015 04:12 PM

Traffic Update..Motorcycle Down Near Camanche Pkwy S / Burson Rd

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/29/2015 04:04 PM
Valley Springs, CA....CHP is reporting a motorcycle down near Camanche Pkwy S / Burson Rd. Please use caution in the area....
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Watch The Video & Take The Hwy 4 & 49 Gateway Study Survey

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/29/2015 01:14 PM
Angels Camp, CA...Last Wednesday evening the Bret Harte Multi-Purpose room was filled with a good sized crowd engaging in community participaton on the future of traffic in the Angels Camp area. The group answered a complete battery of questions about what was important to them. This was the first of three meetings planned for the study. We have complete video of the evening and also if you click the link below you can take the same survey questions as well....





Click Above To Take The Survey!!! Click Below To Visit Project Site!!


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Bear Valley Weather & Conditions Update ~By Mattly Trent

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/29/2015 12:21 PM
Bear Valley, CA...Hey Good People! Mostly sunny, with a high near 49. East wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable in the afternoon. Things are shifting in the weather folks so stay tuned! We have some of the best conditions in the Sierra right now! Peace Out, Mattly

Order Now For The Gem Hunt Through Firefall Jewelers

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/29/2015 11:42 AM

NASTAR Racing At Bear Valley- Saturdays & Holidays

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/29/2015 11:22 AM
Bear Valley, CA...NASTAR recreational racing provides the opportunity for skiers and snowboarders of all ages and levels to compete with friends, family and other racers around the country. The NASTAR handicap system provides racers with a handicap number that represents their ability. Your will be able to see your stats and how you rank nationally on the NASTAR website. Based on performance racers can win medals and qualify to compete in the NASTAR National Competition each year....

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Rare Sierra Nevada Red Fox Spotted in Yosemite National Park

Posted by: Kim_Hamilton on 01/29/2015 10:52 AM
Yosemite National Park, CA...Yosemite National Park is excited to report the first confirmed sighting in the park of a rare Sierra Nevada red fox (Vulpes vulpes necator) in nearly 100 years. Park wildlife biologists had gone on a five-day backcountry trip to the far northern part of the park to check on previously deployed motion-sensitive cameras. They documented a sighting of the fox on two separate instances (December 13, 2014 and January 4, 2015) within the park boundary. The Sierra Nevada red fox of California is one of the rarest mammals in North America, likely consisting of fewer than 50 individuals....

Fox photographed with remote motion-sensitive camera
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Murphys to Markleeville – “The Schedule” – January 30 to February 7

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/29/2015 10:31 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 info@epvc.org to have your event included in “The Schedule.”


Click Above For Larger Version & Text Version Enclosed....
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Come Join BHAM This Season At The World Class Bret Harte Aquatic Center!

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/29/2015 09:29 AM
Angels Camp, CA...To All Past, Current and Future Bret Harte Aquatic Masters Members, BHAM IS FOR SWIMMERS OF ALL LEVELS! Our coaches are here to help you have fun while learning and exercising for the fun of it!! Come join us this season, you may surprise yourself with just how good of a swimmer you are or you become. Make 2015 a healthy year for you!
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Long Beach Harbor to Host Royal Visitor

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/29/2015 09:26 AM
Long Beach, CA (January 27, 2015) --- The Queen Mary will receive her sea-going "niece", February 5, 2015. This will mark the first time a modern Cunard liner will dock and disembark passengers in the Long Beach harbor. The Queen Elizabeth is today one of the world's most advanced passenger vessels and is currently on a global cruise. The original Queen Elizabeth was the sister-ship to Queen Mary and together made over 2,000 trans-Atlantic voyages when in active service for Cunard...

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Weekly Events At Copperopolis Town Square

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/29/2015 09:09 AM
Copperopolis, CA...Embracing its proud heritage and cherished way of life as a once thriving 1800's mining town, Copperopolis Town Square has been reborn as an all new blend of shops, restaurants and residential lofts.

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Shop Local! Sierra Hills, Angels Food & Sierra Hills Natural Food Markets. Weekly Specials January 28 - Feb 4! Superbowl Sunday Platters - Pre-Order Today!

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/28/2015 11:48 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 Superbowl Sunday Platters - pre-order today!! Deli Platters Sandwiches Vegetable Seafood and Sushi




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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Three Ways To A Woman's Heart From Firefall Jewelers

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/15/2015 01:39 PM
Angels Camp & Valley Springs, CA.... Welcome to Firefall Jewelers, your neighborhood jewelry store. Firefall Jewelers is a family owned and operated business, staffed by second and third generation members of the Coca family. Our mission is to help our customers mark all the important occasions in their lives. In addition to a variety of beautiful designer lines and moderately priced jewelry, Firefall Jewelers creates custom, one of a kind pieces that will endure generation after generation. We are a full service jewelry store, performing repairs on site. With locations in historic downtown Angels Camp and Valley Springs, we look forward to assisting you with all your jewelry needs...


Join Irish Family Vineyards for Their First "Ladies Night Out" on January 29th!

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/28/2015 11:28 PM

Make The Murphys Hotel Your Superbowl & Chili Cookoff Headquarters

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/28/2015 10:17 PM

ThePineTree.net Up & Running On New Servers

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/28/2015 07:50 PM
Arnold, CA...We are now up and running our our new server with several times the horsepower of our old box. Our last backup was corrupted so we are now re-posting the last few days of stories. So there will still be some dust and loose ends for the next 24 hours or so but we should be in good shape for the next 3-4 years.

You Could Win An iPad Mini From HR Block

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/29/2015 11:38 AM

Older Adult Transportation Program Funded

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/29/2015 09:20 AM
San Andreas, CA..Common Ground Senior Services recently received funding to provide transportation to Calaveras County residents over the age of 60. Transports are provided for in-county medical, dental, or other health related appointments...

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POSTPONED TRAFFIC LANE SHIFT Northbound I-5 IN Stockton

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/29/2015 09:15 AM
Stockton, CA...The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is postponing this week’s lane shift. The lane shift has been re-scheduled for Tuesday, February 3, 2015, after 4:00 a.m. Motorists can expect a shift in traffic lanes on northbound Interstate 5 (I-5) from Pershing Avenue to Country Club Boulevard for construction activities. The lane shift is scheduled to be in place for approximately six months....

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It's Time to Buy Tickets to See John Muir on February 6

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/29/2015 08:59 AM
Mokelumne Hill, CA...Tickets are still available for Conversation with a Tramp: An Evening with John Muir, February 6, 7:00 p.m., at the Mokelumne Hill Town Hall. At this fundraising event for Foothill Conservancy, acclaimed actor Lee Stetson will be performing as the famous naturalist John Muir. Stetson is considered an expert on Muir, and has portrayed the historical figure in countless venues around the country. Stetson also portrayed Muir in Ken Burn’s award-winning series National Parks – America’s Best Idea....

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In Loving Memory of William Donald "Don" White, 1925~2015

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/29/2015 08:47 AM
Angels Camp, CA...William Donald ( Don) White passed away January 22, 2015 in Angels Camp, he was 89 years old. Don, as he was known to his family and friends was a long-time resident of Angels Camp. He was born on August 15, 1925 in Alameda, California. He attended and graduated from Alameda High School in 1942 where he was on the Dean’s List, a member of the R.O.T.C. and performed in the high school acting theater. Following high school , Don joined the United States Army Air Corp and became a bombardier assigned to various heavy bombers during World War II. Following his discharge from the service he attended UC Berkeley...

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Calaveras County Non-Profit receives $22,960 State Grant For Farm to School Projects

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/29/2015 12:54 AM
San Andreas, CA...Gardens to Grow In, in partnership with Calaveras High School’s Future Farmers of America (FFA) program, received a huge financial boost this past week to help them develop an Ag Mentorship Program, as one of five programs in the state to receive a CDFA CalAgPlate grant in the inaugural year of the program. CalAgPlate Press Release, 2014 CalAgPlate Award Recipient Information


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Bear Valley Weather & Conditions Update ~By Mattly Trent

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/29/2015 08:36 AM
Bear Valley, CA...Hey Good People! Snow showers, mainly before 4pm. High near 43. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible. . Things are shifting in the weather folks so stay tuned! We have some of the best conditions in the Sierra right now! Peace Out, Mattly

Happy 35th Anniversary Roger, I Miss You Every Day, With My Love, Peggy

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/29/2015 08:33 AM
"I dropped a tear in the ocean.
The day you find it is the day
I will stop missing you." unknown

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Get Ready For Derby Season & New Melones Fishing Report for January 26th~by Glory Hole Sports

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/29/2015 08:08 AM
Angels Camp, CA...Tournament season is around the corner. Last year we saw a World Record Fish caught in February and are hoping for another one this year. Here are a couple February tournaments that could produce some giants and should be a lot of fun to fish. 100 Plus Bass Tournaments is coming to New Melones February 7th and 8th (two separate tournaments). This organization has an excellent payback percentage. They recently had a tournament on Pine Flat, 13-boats, first place took home $1350.00, and it's only a $180.00 entry fee. Let's help them draw more boats and see some big money get paid-out. Tell all your friends and come out and fish the next event on New Melones.


Glory Hole Sports Big Fish of the Week goes to Doug Mote of Riverbank. He landed a giant 14.70-pound catfish while fishing on a drop-shot rig while targeting bass.


Niko Coromelas of Rancho Cordova landed a 12.09-pound catfish. He caught it on a nightcrawler while fishing near the 49-bridge.

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In Loving Memory Anthony “Tony” Trozzi, 1955~2015

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/29/2015 03:12 AM
Angels Camp, CA...Tony age 59 passed away on January 18, 2015 in Modesto California. His Wife Jodell Trozzi, Daughter Sheri Trozzi Resnik, Sisters Doloris Caspio and Victoria Wentzil, Brother Thomas Trozzi, Mother-in-Law Robin Paulton and two Grandsons survive him. Services are being held at 11am Saturday January 31st at St. Patrick’s Church 820 South Main Street, Angels Camp, CA 95222. Reception to follow....
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In Loving Memory of Mark Anthony Barr 1960~2015

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/29/2015 03:10 AM
San Andreas, CA...Mark Anthony Barr died Wednesday, January 21, 2015, in Sacramento, CA at the age of 54. He was born July 30, 1960, in San Andreas and graduated from Calaveras High School in 1978. After high school he attended college at Biola University. He later transferred to U.C. Fullerton where he earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology. Mark came back to Calaveras and worked as a Social Worker. Mark eventually moved to Sacramento where he worked as a counselor at a boy’s home for many years.
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Classical Guitarists Perform at Ovations Series on February 8, 2015

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/29/2015 03:06 AM
Angels Camp, CA...Calaveras Arts Council’s third show for the Ovations 2015 Performing Arts Series brings The Pacific Guitar Ensemble, to Dr. Elliott Smart Performing Arts Center located at Bret Harte High School, 323 Highway 49, in Angels Camp on Sunday, February 8, 2015 at 3:00pm.


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Applications Now Available For 2015 Artist in the Woods Program

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/29/2015 02:56 AM
Sonora, Calif., (January 26, 2015)… The Stanislaus National Forest, in partnership with 3 Forests Interpretive Association, would like to announce the opening of the application process for the 2015 Artist in the Woods program from February 1 - April 15. Professional artists can apply for a two week residence in a historic cabin on the Summit Ranger District during the fall of 2015. A variety of art mediums are acceptable. With the goal of creating a sense of stewardship for the beauty of the natural and cultural resources of the Stanislaus National Forest, the Artist in the Woods Program provides professional artists of all media an opportunity to receive creative inspiration from the Sierra Nevada landscape, while pursuing their artistic discipline...


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Calaveras Sheriff Volunteers Provided Traffic Control During Copper Run in Copperopolis

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/29/2015 02:45 AM
Copperopolis, CA...Calaveras Sheriff Volunteer Lt. Ed Anderson and Ed Evans provided traffic control during the annual Copper Run last Saturday. This annual fundraising event for the Copperopolis Fire Department was well attended. The running enthauists enjoyed the beautiful weather in such a worthwhile community event...


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The High Cost of Not Investing in Your Home~by Sandy Reed of Uniquity Builders

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/29/2015 02:30 AM
Calaveras County, CA...Imagine buying a home for $35,000 in California. Not likely, you’re probably thinking. Not that long ago, in 1970, that’s the price Ken Plourde, a 79-year-old retired jazz bass player, paid for his 992 square foot home in Palo Alto. Since it’s within walking distance from Stanford University, it’s not so surprising that when Plourde decided to sell his home it was snapped up by a Stanford graduate in China for $3 million. A tidy sum for his nest egg, wouldn’t you say? Your Biggest Investment and Nest Egg...


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Presidents’ Wine Weekend Coming up February 14th~15th

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/29/2015 02:22 AM
Murphys, CA...February 14-15, 2015 – President’s Wine Weekend – The Calaveras Winegrape Alliance presents the 19th annual Presidents’ Wine Weekend at all 22 CWA wineries from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. This is a great opportunity to sample the fine wines of Calaveras, celebrate with friends old and new, and take advantage of special discounts. With the purchase of a $20 commemorative wine glass, you are entitled to a free 'limited-tasting' flight at all participating member wineries, Saturday through Sunday. Full tastings will be available in each tasting room for an additional fee...

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New KVIE Doc on Alzheimer’s premieres Feb. 11 at 7 p.m. Screening at KVIE Studio Tuesday, Feb. 10 at 5:30 p.m.

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/29/2015 02:14 AM
Sacramento, CA...Every 67 seconds, someone is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease—the most common form of dementia. With 10,000 Baby Boomers now turning age 65 each day, researchers in our community are racing to find a cure, and alleviate the burden that this memory-robbing disease places on the 5 million people currently living with Alzheimer’s. KVIE’s latest ViewFinder documentary, Fading Away: Alzheimer’s takes viewers inside the lives of those living with Alzheimer’s and their caregivers, and explores the local research being done to understand this disease with no known cure.


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Past 50 Local News
  1. Letter to the Editor~by Peggy Rourke-Nichols
  2. Last Chance to get your tickets for Chairs for Charity 2015 Chairs for Charity 2015 is being held on Saturday, January 31, 2015 ---time is running out!
  3. RCRC Installed It's 2015 Officers To Represent Rural California
  4. Wells Fargo Donates ,000 for Youth Mentoring in Calaveras County!
  5. Hospice Benefit “Dinner With a Doc” Open to Public
  6. Murphys Irish Day Planning Underway....Parade Entry Blanks Available Online
  7. New 4-H Club Wanted!
  8. Volunteer Driver Orientation on February 12 For Meals-On-Wheels & Silver Streak
  9. Lucy Dunn and Robert Alvarado Named as Chair and Vice Chair of the California Transportation Commission
  10. Great Service & Detailing Specials From 49er Motors
  11. Greenhorn Creek Men's Golf Club Results for Wednesday January 21, 2015
  12. ThePineTree.net Site Update
  13. Big Clear Deals In 49er Motors Get Out Of The Fog Sale
  14. Bear Valley Weather & Conditions Update ~By Mattly Trent
  15. Fire Update....Structure Fire In Copperopolis...Red Cross Assisting Displaced
  16. The General Plan Road Show Is Up And Running
  17. Murphys Old Timers Museum Is Looking For Volunteers
  18. A Search For Missing Person in Hathaway Pines, Arnold Area Has Been Initiated
  19. The Flu Peak is Approaching Health Officials Urge Flu Vaccination
  20. Blue Skies and Great Groomers In Bear Valley! 2 People Per Square Mile and Lifts to Yourself!
  21. Volunteers Needed to Help with Calaveras County Homeless Census
  22. Awesome View! 20 Mountain Top Acres with Home! Only 9,000
  23. Silicon Valley Intellectual Property Attorney F. Eric Saunders Expands Range Of Services & Opens Office In Arnold
  24. Order Your Snowplow Or A New Mahindra Tractor From Joe's Services!
  25. Mark Twain Medical Center Awards over ,000 in Community Grants To Area Not-For-Profit Organizations
  26. Bear Valley Weather & Conditions Update ~By Mattly Trent
  27. Miss Calaveras Apps Available! ~ by Taylor Campbell
  28. This Week at the Arnold CHS Thrift Store Cat Adoption Center – FELIX!
  29. InnovationLab Introducing New Membership Levels in 2015
  30. Murphys to Markleeville – “The Schedule” – January 16 to January 24
  31. New Melones Fishing Report for January 20th~By Glory Sports
  32. Greenhorn Creek Is Your Thursday Golf Destination
  33. Angels Camp Entrepreneur Leverages Kickstarter! (Update...Success!! Funding Goal Reached...Sugar Opening Soon In Angels Camp!!!)
  34. Columbia College Community Chorus Seeking Additional Singers
  35. Murphys Concert Brings Back Beppe Gambetta on February 15th!
  36. It's Time To To Enroll Your Child for Kindergarten
  37. Joint Sobriety/Drivers License Checpoint Update
  38. Ceremonial Swearing in of Commisioner David Sanders, Calaveras County Courthouse February 2nd at 12 Noon
  39. Summit Ranger District to Conduct a Prescribed Burn
  40. As ATT Phases Out Copper Signal Service Helps Customers Migrate To Future
  41. Traffic Update....Vehicle Accident On South Stewart Street
  42. A Mid-Winter's Spring Dream In Bear Valley! Make Your Rental Plans Today!!
  43. Bear Valley Weather & Conditions Update ~By Mattly Trent
  44. Traffic Update....Vehicle Accident Near Fallview Dr / Phoenix Lake Rd
  45. Angels Trading Post Has Everything To Keep You Moving!!!
  46. Valley Springs Medical Center Team Of Excellence
  47. FoCuS Upcoming 2015 Events
  48. Shop Local! Sierra Hills, Angels Food & Sierra Hills Natural Food Markets. Weekly Specials Through January 21-27 "We are dedicated to providing the best to our customers. " - Mike Croshaw
  49. Wear Red During February to Join Pinnacle Physical Therapy
  50. Public Meeting Notice For SR 4 and SR 49 Gateway and Corridor Study

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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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