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Five West Point Teens Injured In Hwy 26 Accident (Update Brittany Rafferty Has Passed Away)

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/02/2015 09:24 AM
West Point, CA...(Update...The California Highway Patrol San Andreas Area has received confirmation Brittany Rafferty, 16, from West Point succumbed to her injuries sustained as a passenger in a traffic collision on June 1, 2015, SR-26, east of Sandy Gulch Lane. Our office received confirmation from the Stanislaus County Coroner’s Office via telephone that Ms. Rafferty died on June 2, 2015 at Memorial Medical Center in Modesto. The investigation and cause of the collision is continuing.) On June 1st, 2015, at approximately 1605 hours, Party 1 (P-1) (Stinnett) was driving Vehicle 1 (V-1) (Chevrolet Monte Carlo) eastbound on SR-26 east of Sandy Gulch Road at approximately 55 miles per hour. P-1 and the right front passenger were wearing their lap and shoulder safety restraints. All three of the rear passengers were unrestrained. P-1 realized she had traveled into the opposing lane. P-1 turned V-1 back to the right abruptly and lost control of the vehicle. V-1 traveled off the paved portion of the roadway where the right front of V-1 struck a large tree. V-1 came to rest facing a westerly direction on the south shoulder of the roadway. Two passengers were transported by air ambulance to various hospitals. One passenger was transported by ground ambulance to a local hospital. One passenger and the driver were transported to local hospitals by family members. Alcohol and/or drugs are not believed to be a factor in this collision.

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Fire Update....Vegetation Fire Reported Near Toyon Middle School

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/02/2015 05:58 PM
San Andreas, CA....Fire Fighters are responding to a reported vegetation fire near Toyon Middle School. Please use caution in the area...
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Calaveras County Sheriff's Logs For June 1st, 2015

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/02/2015 02:00 PM
San Andreas, CA...The latest activity logs for the Calaveras County Sheriff's Deputies are enclosed...


We would like to Thank Signal Service for Sponsoring our Law Enforcement Category!
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Doobie Brothers, Robert Cray, Los Lobos and a New Stage at Ironstone!!!

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/02/2015 01:30 PM
Murphys, CA...We are very busy at Ironstone working to make one of America’s most beautiful amphitheaters even greater for our patrons! We are expanding the stage and building a brand new stage roof, giving us the ability to make productions bigger and more fun to see for the the audience. There will be better sight lines and we are going to bring in improved daylight LED screens. In addition we are making some of our production space even better for the bands. Artists and audiences alike, love concerts at Ironstone, everyone’s going to love it even more!

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550 Vehicles Screened At Angels Camp PD / Sonora PD Sobriety Checkpoint

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/02/2015 01:05 PM
Angels Camp, CA...The Angels Camp Police Department and the Sonora Police Department conducted a joint Sobriety/Driver License checkpoint on Friday, May 22, 2015. The checkpoint was in the 100 block of S. Main Street in the City of Angels Camp, between the hours of 5:00 p.m. and 2:00 a.m....

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Stolen Silver 1996 Subaru Legacy 4 door

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/02/2015 12:41 PM
Angels Camp, CA...A silver 1996 Subaru Legacy 4 door was stolen from the 1300 block of Mark Twain Road on June 1, 2015. California license plate 5RWR006. The vehicle has oxidized paint, an Apple sticker and an AMA sticker on the back window.

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Robert “Bob” Vergne DeVoss 1938 - 2015

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/02/2015 12:36 PM
San Andreas, CA...Robert “Bob” Vergne DeVoss. Born Sept. 04, 1938 in Stockton, CA. Passed away suddenly and unexpectedly in his beloved garden of natural causes at his home in San Andreas, Ca. on Saturday May 30, 2015 at the age of 76. Bob, or Bobby as his family referred to him, was a long time resident of San Andreas, Ca and also lived in Santa Rosa, CA from 1989 – 2013 before returning to San Andreas to retire. He graduated from Calaveras High School in 1957 where he was a successful athlete lettering Basketball, Baseball, Boxing, and Track & Field. He met and married his first wife, Judy Nighsonger, and had 4 daughters Darlene, Alta, Trudi, and Patsy (Patrice) DeVoss. Bobby worked for Blagan Lumbar for a few years and went to work for the Calaveras Cement Plant as a welding mechanic and pipe fitter until it’s closing.

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Fire Update...Vegetation Fire Near Sr108 / Obyrnes Ferry Rd

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/02/2015 11:54 AM
Jamestown, CA...Fire fighters are working a vegetation fire near Sr108 / Obyrnes Ferry Rd. CHP is reporting it is getting close to the road. Earlier there was a fire near Wimer Road.

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Jerry Franklin Martin 1932 - 2015 - Former Calaveras High Teacher

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/02/2015 11:27 AM
Angels Camp, CA...Jerry Franklin Martin, father, grandfather, brother, friend, and teacher to thousands of students, passed away suddenly and unexpectedly on May 22, 2015 at his home of 52 years. Jerry was born on July 26, 1932 in Balmorhea, Texas to Bruce Rector Martin Sr. and Jennie Mae Martin. He was raised in West Texas and was a proud Texan. He was drafted into the Army where he served in Germany during the Korean Conflict, then came to Oakland, California where he met Barbara Van Slyke on a blind date. He and Barbara were married on December 15, 1955. He convinced Barbara to move back to Texas so he could finish his education at Sul Ross State University in Alpine, Texas. Jerry also taught high school in Alpine, then moved his young family to California in 1961, where he went to work at the Lawrence Livermore Laboratory. In August of 1963, Jerry accepted a teaching position at Calaveras High School and moved the family to Angels Camp.

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1st Annual Copper Kids Camp Coming June 10th at Copperopolis Town Square!

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/02/2015 11:01 AM
Copperopolis, CA...Hey Kids Come On Out for Three Fun Filled Days of Summer Camp at Copperopolis Town Square from 9am-12pm, June 10th, 11th and 12th! Snacks, Games, Prizes, Arts and Crafts, Archery, Face Painting, Balloon Animals, Ice Cream Social, BBQ and Much More! $5 Per Day/$15 for all 3 days. Sponsored by Castle & Cooke, TLC Learning Center and Copper Parks & Rec. All Kids Ages 6-12 are Invited for Some Fabulous Fun!! Scholarships Are Available. Please call Kim at 209.785.9700 or Lori at 209.206.5355 to Sign Up Your Child Now! Registration Deadline June 8th.




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Angels Camp City Council Back In Action Tonight

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/02/2015 07:51 AM
Angels Camp, CA...The Angels Camp City Council will be back in action tonight at the firehouse. The big ticket item on the agenda is a public hearing on expedited & streamlined permitting processes for rooftop solar systems...

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49er Motors Big Graduation Sale

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/02/2015 06:48 AM
49er Motors Graduation sale. Come on down and send off your graduate to college in a new Car, Truck or SUV today!! We would like to congratulate all the graduates this year and wish you all the best that the future has to offer you! We can finance most anyone from terrible to great credit!!

2004 Ford Ranger Ext Cab XL, V6 4.0L 4x4,5 Speed Manual Transmission, Manual Windows & Locks, Air Conditioning, Cd Player, Tow Package. Great Truck That Would Be Easy To Maintain At An Affordable Price !!! ON SALE $9949 VIN: 1FTYR15E04TA19087


2002 Toyota Tacoma Xtra Cab, 2.4L 4cyl, Manual Transmission, Air Conditioning, Tilt Wheel, Power Steering, Bed Liner. This is A Great Commuter Truck That Wont Keep You Filling Up! Trusted Toyota Durability !!!!! ON SALE $9949 VIN: 5TEVL52N22Z117696


2013 Hyundai Elantra GLS, GAS SAVER!!!!! Front Wheel Drive, keyless entry, Power Windows, Power Door Locks, Power Mirrors, Mp3 Cd Player, Aux Hookup, Tilt Wheel, Power Steering. This Is A Like New Car That You Wont Have To Spend All Your Time Filling It Up!!!! ON SALE $14,949 VIN:5NPDH4AE9DH384249


2008 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT 4x4,ONE OWNER- CLEAN CAR FAX V8 5.3L, Z71 Off Road Pkg, Ext Cab, Automatic Locks, All 4 Windows Are Automatic, Extra Clean Interior, Mp3 Player, Power Driver Seat, Bed Liner, Towing Pkg. This Is A Black On Black Beauty That Wont Last Long !!!!!! ON SALE $19,949 Vin: 2GCEK19J281206888


2007 Chrysler 300 Touring, V6 3.5L Rear Wheel Drive, Leather, Moonroof, traction control, Power Windows, Power Door Locks, Mp3 Single Disc CD Player, Power Driver Seat. This is a Well Maintained Extra with loads of service records!! Super Clean Car Dont let this pass you up!! ON SALE $10,949 Vin: 2C3KA53G67H702359


2005 Ford F150 FX4- 4x4, Clean Car Fax with regular service records. Leather, Premium sound, Dvd player, parking sensors, adjustable pedals, Power windows and locks, upgraded rims and tires and much more. This is one solid truck that would make you proud to drive! Come down and take a look at this one today! ON SALE $18,949 Vin-1FTPW14505FA73706

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Magnolia Rythm Trio At Alchemy Winemakers Night June 2nd.

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/27/2015 04:33 PM

Star Studded Fundraiser Events As "Our Father" Is Shown Here In June

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/03/2015 10:40 AM
Murphys, CA...My name is Rae Davis, and I am a near life- time resident of Calaveras County. I am thrilled to announce to you, that on June 20, 2015, I am bringing back a touch of Hollywood to our county! “Our Father,” starring Michael Gross (Family Ties, Tremors, Suits) and Michael Worth (God’s Ears, Devil Dogs) is based on the real life story of director and writer, Linda Palmer-Cardone’s family. This 22 minute award winning drama, focuses on John’s, (played by Gross), late stage Alzheimer’s and the secret he reveals in a moment of clarity to his son Jared,( played by Worth). In a moment of clarity, a lifetime of lies is exposed, helping to explain the abusive, racist, and angry man that his family came to know in their early years together. I am proud to say that I am one of the co-producers of now the multi award winning, “Our Father,” and for one day only, we are bringing it, and our lead actors and director to Calaveras County!



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Traffic Update...Vehicle Accident On Hwy 4

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/01/2015 05:10 PM
Arnold, CA...CHP is reporting and accident on Hwy 4 near Lakemont. Please use caution in the area...
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Behind The Bottle Concert Under The Stars At Chatom Vineyards

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/01/2015 12:18 PM
Douglas Flat, CA...Chatom Vineyards announces their first Behind the Bottle Concert under the Stars with Risky Biscuits and The Little Fuller Band! Saturday, June 20th at 6pm in the courtyard at Chatom. Picnics, blankets and low-back chairs welcome!

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Calaveras County Sheriff's Logs For May 31st, 2015

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/01/2015 11:38 AM
San Andreas, CA...The latest activity logs for the Calaveras County Sheriff's Deputies are enclosed...


We would like to Thank Signal Service for Sponsoring our Law Enforcement Category!
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Gerald Eugene “Gene” Ogletree, 77, of Valley Springs Died May 25, 2015

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/01/2015 11:25 AM
Valley Springs, CA...Gerald Eugene “Gene” Ogletree, 77, of Valley Springs died May 25, 2015. He was born in Dumas, TX to Virgil and Lottie (Roy) Ogletree. He received a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from Sacramento State. In 1955 he was married to the Former Rosamond Kibbe in Yuba City, CA. They have two children. Mr. Ogletree joined the California Army National Guard in 1955 and served with Honor and distinction, rising to the rank of Sargent First Class.

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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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Supreme Court Reaffirms Free Speech Rights In Facebook Comment Case

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/01/2015 09:38 AM
Washington, DC...The US Supreme Court Today reaffirmed free speech rights when it overturned a conviction of a man convicted when he made online rants against his ex-wife. From the syllabus "After his wife left him, petitioner Anthony Douglas Elonis, under the pseudonym “Tone Dougie,” used the social networking Web site Facebook to post self-styled rap lyrics containing graphically violent language and imagery concerning his wife, co-workers, a kindergarten class, and state and federal law enforcement. These posts were often interspersed with disclaimers that the lyrics were “fictitious”and not intended to depict real persons, and with statements that Elonis was exercising his First Amendment rights. Many who knew him saw his posts as threatening, however, including his boss, who fired him for threatening co-workers, and his wife, who sought and was granted a state court protection-from-abuse order against him...

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Make Plans Now To Attend The 18th Annual Paddlefest!!

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/01/2015 09:12 AM

Opt To Adopt An Adult!

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/01/2015 08:48 AM
Arnold & Angels Camp, CA...Opt To Adopt An Adult! For a $20 adoption fee you can adopt Exceptional, Loving Adult Cats

Inside View With Host Joel Metzger and Guest Peter Livanos, Drought Landscaping

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/01/2015 07:48 AM
San Andreas, CA...Inside View #166 with Host Joel Metzger and Guest Peter Livanos, Drought Landscaping

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Pepper Von Zumba & Fierce Funk Master Class June 2

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/01/2015 07:44 AM
San Andreas, CA...Make plans now to attend the Pepper Von Master Class. Zumba & Fierce Funk - All Levels Welcome. June 2, 6:00 - 7:30pm at San Andreas Town Hall, 24 Church Hill Street, San Andreas, CA. Call 209.639.9221

Got Pine Needles? Need Them Gone? Call 209.265.6115

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/31/2015 07:05 AM

Thank You For Your Visits....Site Migration Picks Up Pace

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/31/2015 05:22 PM
Arnold, CA...Starting tomorrow morning all new stories will be posted here on the classic site framework and also on our new site framework. We have been working behind the scenes to get core functionality up and running and now it's time to start adding content, advertising and traffic to she how she holds up. There will still be many layout, fit n finish, and structure changes but New calendar events can now be submitted on the new site as well. It is still very much a work in progress but if you are sharing a story or photos socially then it will be much cleaner from new site. It will also add a new comment section as well. This old site is almost like family to us but some of it's code dates back to 1999 and an upgrade now is now not a matter of if but when...

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Shop Timeless Home Gallery This Summer

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/31/2015 02:47 PM

Don't Miss The Arnold Arts & Adventure Expo-June 20, 2015

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/31/2015 02:23 PM

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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Sound Underground Concert on Sunday May 31 at Petroglyphe Gallery

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/23/2015 11:21 AM
Mokelumne Hill, CA...Talking about a revolution . . . Sound Underground Jazz Trio is revolutionizing the music world. Classical Revolution got its start at San Francisco’s Revolution Café. It has since become a “movement”, spanning 30 cities, now making its way to the Sierra Foothills via Petroglyphe Gallery. The trio is composed of guitar, trumpet and alto saxophone, plus woodwinds. These innovative young men have been globetrotting their fresh sound to an international audience. Their collaboration began as roommates studying at the Frost School of Music in Miami and continues today.

Twisted Folk Concert Series Presents the Leftover Cuties (Reminder Tonight)

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/30/2015 09:39 AM
Vallecito, CA...Twisted Oak Winery is pleased to announce the first concert of our 2015 Twisted Folk Concert Series – featuring The Leftover Cuties! “We’re thrilled to be able to kick off our 2015 Summer Concert Series with such an interesting group of musicians as the Leftover Cuties,” said winery co-owner Jeff Stai. “The Leftover Cuties blend 1930s acoustic jazz, a dash of Dixieland, and a modern pop vibe into sort of a retro mix of awesomeness. I know that probably makes no sense, you’ll just have to come to the show to see what I mean.”

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Twisted Oak Winery, Announces The 2015 Edition Of The Award-Winning Twisted Folk Summer Concert Series.

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/06/2015 02:45 PM
Vallecito, CA..Twisted Oak winery, in Vallecito, California, announces the 2015 edition of the award-winning Twisted Folk Summer Concert Series. This year’s Twisted Folk Summer Concert Series is going INTERNATIONAL! We are presenting six shows - including bands from Australia, Canada, and Sweden - nine musicians who are back by popular demand, and a few Grammy winners. The diverse musical styles represented this year, range from traditional to contemporary, plugged-in & unplugged, Americana, Celtic, Scandinavian, folk-rock, vocal virtuosity, and instrumental wizardry. All happening at our scenic hilltop venue for your listening and drinking pleasure!...


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Angels Trading Post Has Everything To Keep You Moving!!!

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/29/2015 04:43 PM
Angels Camp, CA...The Angels Trading Post has friendly smiles and even a Free Soda with every fill up! Stop and say hi and top off your tanks today! Angels Trading Post has everything you need to keep you Hopping when you visit our area. Great Prices on Gas, Drinks, Sodas, Java City Coffees and more. They also accept E.B.T. cards.and have great prices on tobacco products. They are open everyday from 5am to Midnight!! Stop by and see the Singh's today at the corner of Hwy 49 & Hwy 4.


Sizzling Summer Deals At 49er Motors

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/29/2015 03:55 PM
Angels Camp, CA...49er Motors sizzling summer savings are here now! And our finance rates are HOT!! Come in down and let us put you behind the wheel of a Car, Truck or SUV today!! We can finance most anyone from terrible to great credit.

2009 Subaru Forester XLL Bean Edition, 4cyl 2.5L , All Wheel Drive, Leather Seats, Panorama Moonroof, Cruise Control, Auto Windows & Locks, Roof Rack, Fog Lights, Steering Wheel Controls, Keyless Entry, Heated Front Seats. Motor Trend Crowned This Subaru 2009 Sport Utility Of The Year, Throw Your Bike On Top, And Your Dog In The Back And Take This On A Mountain Cruise !!!!! ON SALE $14,949 VIN:JF2SH64699H707052

2006 Ford Super Duty F250, Crew Cab, 6.0L V8 Diesel 4x4, Leather, Dual Power Seats, Moonroof, 6 Disc Cd Player, Steering Wheel Controls, Auto-On Headlights & Fog Lights, Bed Liner, Towing Package And Much More. This Is An Awesome Looking Truck With Enough Power To Pull Your Toys!!!!! ON SALE $22,449 VIN:1FTSW21P36ED76301

2009 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon, 4x4 Automatic, V6 3.8L, 4 Door, Power Windows, Power Locks, Mp3 Cd Player, Air Conditioning, Fog Lights, Cruise Control, Power Steering, Superior off-road ability, fun to drive around town, rough-and-tumble image!!!! Wont Last Long !!!!
ON SALE $26,949 Vin:1j4ga691x9l713021

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

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

2001 Chaparral SSE 180 18Ft on Ziemen Trailer, Volvo Penta 4.3 GL Motor Inboard/Outboard, Open Bow, 8 Seater, Lots of Storage, Wake Board Tower, Plush Carpet, Captains Chairs, Large Swim Deck, ski locker, Cd Player, Low Hours !!!!!
ON SALE $10,949 Hull #: FGB72296D101 Trailer Vin# zw87901
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Avery Middle School Teacher Loses Cancer Battle

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/29/2015 03:43 PM
Avery, CA...Dear Avery Middle School Families, It is with great sadness that I share with you that our beloved Mrs. McKeen passed away yesterday morning in her home. This afternoon we shared this news with our student body. Staff members including our school psychologist were present to meet with grieving students. We are making you aware of Mrs. McKeen’s passing so that you will have the opportunity to comfort and support your child in this time....

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Traffic Update...Vehicle Over The Side On Hwy 88

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/29/2015 01:54 PM
Pioneer, CA...CHP is reporting a vehicle over the side near Sr88 / Mormon Emigrant Trl. A vehicle has gone about 40ft over the side and into the trees. An air ambulance has been dispatched. Please use caution in the area...
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Angels Camp Certified Farmers Market begins June 5 ACBA Starts the Season with a Bang

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/29/2015 12:59 PM
Angels Camp, May 28, 2014 – With the onset of summer, one of the area’s most celebrated events returns – the Angels Camp Certified Farmers Market. Every Friday starting June 5 through Sept. 25 the Angels Camp Business Association brings farm-fresh vegetables, herbs, flowers and fruits, healthy hand-crafted products, live entertainment, dinner options, desserts and a featured local winery to Utica Park from 5 p.m. to dusk.

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Grover Anderson Oct. 23, 1933 – May 21, 2015

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/29/2015 12:52 PM
Murphys, CA...Grover Anderson Oct. 23, 1933 – May 21, 2015. Born in Ceres, CA, the fourth and last child of James G. and Hattie Anderson, Grover died peacefully at home with his family in Murphys. In 1947, Grover’s father and eldest brother Leonard purchased the Dorrington Hotel and Camp Connell store and surrounding property. Grover was enrolled at Bret Harte High – a musically gifted student who also excelled academically and athletically. He loved playing football as a Bullfrog. He was a member of the Angels Camp Miners Band and is sweetly remembered picking up his clarinet or trumpet and playing along with music from the stereo at home. Once, when entreated by his wife to be quiet because their firstborn, Jack, was sleeping, he replied “he’d better get used to it!” We all did, and when he could no longer hold the instrument to his lips, we missed the perfectly pitched melodies that gave us an idea of the soul inside the man.

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Copperopolis Town Square Sunday Farmers Market Starting July 5th

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/29/2015 11:43 AM
Copperopolis, CA...Calling All Vendors For The 1st Annual Fresh Farmers Market at Copperopolis Town Square…”Market at The Square” Looking for Growers, Handmade Items, Arts and Crafts, Food, Wines and Street Faire Vendors. Market Will Be Held Every Sunday Starting July 5th from 9am-1pm and run through Sunday October 4th. Live Music Every Week!

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Rescission of Cuba as a State Sponsor of Terrorism

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/29/2015 11:31 AM
Washington, DC...In December 2014, the President instructed the Secretary of State to immediately launch a review of Cuba’s designation as a State Sponsor of Terrorism, and provide a report to him within six months regarding Cuba’s support for international terrorism. On April 8, 2015, the Secretary of State completed that review and recommended to the President that Cuba no longer be designated as a State Sponsor of Terrorism...

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May Flowers Have Sprung For Plan B

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/29/2015 11:25 AM
Murphys, CA...Sat June 6th...1st Annual "Sounds of Summer" Concert Series at Copperopolis Town Square! FREE Live Music... yup fun...6p-8p...man in june , July, Aug...there are some good bands playin this place, so track those shows....

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Greenhorn Creek Golf Resort Men’s Club Results for Wednesday May 27, 2015

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/29/2015 10:21 AM
Angels Camp, CA...The Game: THE GOOD, THE BAD, and THE UGLY. Two net Best Balls on Hole #1; Two middle net Balls on Hole #2; Two worst net Balls on Hole #3; repeat sequence. 1st Place Fred Russell, Paul Agriesti, Don Pulliam Dennis Schneider. 2nd Place Tie: Buddy Robinson, Bill Lawrence, Mark Weinheimer, Chris Niehuis. 2nd Place Tie: Bob Bowser, John Buckman, Keith Jolly, Conrad Boisvert. Closest to the Flagstick: Hole #8: Bert Sobon 5’7”, Chris Niehuis 11’11”


1st place winners pictured above from Left: Fred Russell, Paul Agriesti and Don Pulliam (Dennis Schneider not pictured)

Cal Fire Electricity Service Inspections? ~ Letter To The Editor By Alex Stromeyer

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/29/2015 10:07 AM
Arnold, CA...I have noticed many property owners who have not cleared their electricity service lines from PG&E's service to their homes.Far too many neglected service drops are overgrown with trees rubbing the insulation off the service electricity lines that send power to homes.I know many hate "Big Government", "Big Brother", however when it comes to the public good for all, and wildfires are a public issue, we all are threatened by wild fires, it makes good sense that Cal Fire inspect all service drops to homes in Calaveras County...
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Sonora Man Passes Away After Accident

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/29/2015 09:25 AM
Mi-Wuk Village, CA...An 86 year old Sonora man slumped over in tow truck and passed away after an accident just after noon yesterday. The accident occurred on Hwy 108 near Wheeler Road. A Tucson, AZ man was driving a 2012 Ford pickup westbound and being followed by the 2005 Chevy pickup driven by the now deceased 86 year old Sonora man. The driver of the Ford had pulled to the north shoulder of the roadway and attempted a U turn and struck the Chevy pickup on the left side...

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Summer Is Time For Super Cruising On A Super Cruiser On New Melones

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/29/2015 07:33 AM
Angels Camp, CA...New Melones Lake Marina has all the water toys you need this summer. This week they are featuring Super Cruisers. The Super Cruiser pictured below has a bathroom on board, slide, sink, picnic tables, and lounge chairs. It is available overnight. Plenty of room for family and friends. Just click below to make reservations online.


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Now Is A Great Time To Start Scouting! Registration Night May 29th

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/21/2015 11:29 AM

Arrests In Jamestown Stabbing Case

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/28/2015 05:21 PM
Jamestown, CA...On 5/14/2015 the Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Office responded to Bench Dr. in Jamestown regarding a stabbing of a 30 year old male. The injuries were determined to be life threatening and the victim was immediately transported to Modesto for surgery....
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Cal Fire Helicopter 404 On Search & Rescue In Highland Lakes Area

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/28/2015 05:20 PM
Lake Alpine, CA....Helicopter 404 out of Columbia has been dispatched and should now be on scene in the Highland Lake area for a search & rescue mission for possibly two women missing out of San Joaquine County
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Traffic Update...Possible Injury Accident Near Sr120 / New Priest Grade

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/28/2015 02:37 PM
Groveland, CA...CHP is reporting a Possible Injury Accident Near Sr120 / New Priest Grade. Please use caution in the area...
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Outdoor Burning Suspended In California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection Tuolumne – Calaveras Unit

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/28/2015 02:29 PM
San Andreas – As drought conditions continue to increase fire danger in the region, CAL FIRE has suspended all burn permits for outdoor open residential burning within the State Responsibility Area of Tuolumne County, Calaveras County, Eastern Stanislaus County and Eastern San Joaquin County. This suspension takes effect June 1, 2015 and bans all residential outdoor burning of landscape debris including branches and leaves....

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