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Traffic Update...High Country Incidents At This Time

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/19/2014 03:59 PM
Bear Valley, CA....CHP is reporting an unknown injury accident on Hwy 4 near Bear Valley Road and over on Hwy 108 there is a vehicle hanging off roadway near Pinecrest Lake Road. Lets be careful out there...
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Asleep at the Wheel to headline the Calaveras County Fair

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/19/2014 12:54 PM
Angels Camp, CA...The Calaveras County Fair and Jumping Frog Jubilee is excited to announce "Asleep at the Wheel" in concert at the 2015 Fair. Asleep at the Wheel has seen miles and miles of Texas. They got their kicks on Route 66. In 2010, the band clicked another milestone on the odometer - their 40th anniversary. Now in their 41st year, the band continues to introduce the western swing genre to a new generation on tour and takes audiences on the ride of a lifetime with their play, "A Ride with Bob." "It's been an amazing ride. From Paw Paw to San Francisco to Austin, we've seen it all," says Wheel front man Ray Benson. "But, rest assured, there are still so many exciting projects in the works. The Wheel keeps rolling".


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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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Salley Hughes Personal Chef

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/19/2014 11:35 AM
Arnold, CA...Sally Hughes Personal Chef call 795-3636 We prepare a variety of dinner, lunch and dessert items.

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)

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/19/2014 11:06 AM
Angels Camp, CA...2014 Production Features New Characters, Sets and Costumes! Studio 4 Dance Theater’s magical “The Nutcracker” ballet is a holiday treat for all ages, December 18-20, 2014 at the Bret Harte Theater in Angels Camp. Tickets to this popular annual production can be purchased at www.studio4dancetheater.com or by calling 1-800-595-4849. Now in its sixth year at the Bret Harte Theater, Studio 4 Dance Theater launches a fresh, professional quality production of “The Nutcracker” each holiday season while still staying true to the Christmastime adventures of Clara and her Nutcracker Prince. Colorful sets, vibrant costumes, and the timeless music of Tchaikovsky bring audiences back year after year. The 2014 version is set in an orphanage at the turn of the century; Clara’s parents have passed away from a plague, and Dr. Drosselmeyer is a visiting magician. The first act will also boast a brand new set with a backdrop by local artist Tim Smith....



Click Above For 29 Great Photos From Opening Night
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Open Mic Night At Rosebud's Cafe

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/19/2014 10:20 AM
Jackson, CA...Just a quick reminder about the Open Mic Holiday Party TONIGHT at 6:30 pm on Main Street in Jackson at Rosebud's Café. The Celtic Knot will be open, so you can enjoy the festivities and finish your holiday shopping. For those of you who haven't been to the Celtic Knot, you're in for a real treat. It is brimming with wonderful affordable gifts, jewelry, drums and everything Celtic. Rosebud's and the Celtic Knot share a doorway, so you can easily walk between the worlds....
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A White Christmas Is Building In Bear Valley! Weather & Mountain Update ~By Mattly Trent

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/19/2014 09:08 AM
Bear Valley, CA...Hey Good People! Today, snow is likely with a high near 36. South southwest wind from 8 to 11 mph with gusts as high as 18 mph. 1-3" is possible but that could be more if the storm track hits us dead on. Another inch or so is expected tonight and flurries for Saturday as the system moves out of the area. Sunday will arrive with bountiful sunshine and warmer temps. Daytime highs and night time lows should be around 50F/35F at least into Tuesday then another shot of precipitation is slated for Wednesday. You can check out this mornings vid around 7:15am and I'll give you a bit more info. Stay tuned.........Peace Out, Mattly

Runaway Juvenile: Crystal Houle, 16 year old female, red hair, blue eyes, 5'08" tall, 185 pounds.

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/18/2014 12:48 PM
Angels Camp, CA...(Updated Info) Crystal attended school on 12-16-14, and failed to return home after school. She is driving her mother's vehicle, a white 1998 Honda Accord 4 door, California license # 4UZS645. She sent a text message to her family on 12-16-14, advising that she ran away. Possible destinations are with friends or family in Reno NV, Sacramento, Oakland, Sonora, or Mountain Ranch CA....

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Traffic Update...Horse Loose Near Parrots Ferry Rd / Sr4

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/18/2014 12:40 PM
Douglas Flat, CA...CHP is reporting a horse loose near Parrots Ferry Rd / Sr4. There is some concern the roan may roam into traffic...
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Merry Christmas & Happy Savings From Murphys Motorcycle Company

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

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

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/18/2014 10:30 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), open Thurs.–Sat., 10 am–5 pm. Rose will be there along with lots of other irresistible kittens. We will also have kitties available at our Angels Camp Adoption Center, located in Angels Town Center (240 S. Main St./Hwy 49), open Thurs.-Sat., 11 am–5 pm. There are oodles of kitties just waiting to meet you!


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Bear Valley Weather & Conditions Update ~By Mattly Trent

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/18/2014 09:58 AM
Bear Valley, CA...Hey Good People! Today we will see a 20% chance of snow showers before 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 37. Southwest wind 3 to 6 mph. The recent storm total left 10" of nice light snow and coverage continues to only get better. Another system albeit weak, is slated to bring a shot of snow on Friday and into Saturday morning. Bear Valley is right in that track and we could see a few more inches than what is forecasted. Colder airmass aloft should bring snow levels down to the 5000' range. It's time to make the move if you're on the fence about coming up to Ski/Ride. Conditions are fantastic with 100% of the Frontside Bowl open and more terrain is slated to go online for the Backside via the Polar Express Chair. Peace Out, Mattly



Murphys to Markleeville – “The Schedule” – December 19 to December 27

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/18/2014 09:20 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.”

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Two Pharmacists Charged with 25 Murders in Seven States

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/18/2014 08:40 AM
Washington, DC...(Dec.17) A 131-count criminal indictment was unsealed today in Boston in connection with the 2012 nationwide fungal meningitis outbreak, the Justice Department announced. Barry J. Cadden, owner and head pharmacist of New England Compounding Center (NECC) and NECC’s supervisory pharmacist Glenn A. Chin were charged with 25 acts of second-degree murder in Florida, Indiana, Maryland, Michigan, North Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia...
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Traffic Update.....Accident Near Sr4 / Darby Russell Rd

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/18/2014 07:16 AM
Murphys, CA...CHP is reporting a vehicle into a front yard. Male subject was trying to leave scene. Let's be careful out there...
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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.


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

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

Make Your Nominations Now For The Golden Health Awards

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/03/2014 07:14 AM
San Andreas, CA...The Golden Health Award was established in 2013 to recognize and award selected health care organizations and individuals who have made a positive impact to the health and wellness of the Calaveras County community. Organizations nominated are community health-based 501(c)3 organizations, public health programs and behavioral health programs that operate in Calaveras County....


Click Above To Make Your Nominaitons
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Angels Camp Teen Missing Since Yesterday

Posted by: Kim_Hamilton on 12/17/2014 07:27 PM
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West Point 4-H Club Wants You!

Posted by: Kim_Hamilton on 12/17/2014 06:58 PM
West Point 4-H Club is looking for ways to grow. They attended back to school nights plus sent flyers out to the students at Rail Road Flat and West Point Elementary schools. They have put up notices in the post offices and stores. Their dunk tank and petting zoo at the Rail Road Flat Fall Festival and at Lumberjack Day were big hits with the kids and attracted some ....
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Past 20 Local News
  1. Grace Hills Convenant Church Invites You to a Christmas Candlelight Celebration!
  2. Get Your Tickets Now For The Nutcracker....Or Else
  3. Eagle Viewing Tours at Pardee & Camanche Reservoirs
  4. Fatality On Hwy 88 Near Gayla Drive
  5. A Big Trees Village Drive ~ With Sandi Pearce From Sierra Sentry
  6. 49er Motors Can Restore Your Headlamps! Call 209.736.4949 & Make An Appointment Today
  7. Great gift ideas at The Clothes Mine in historic Angels Camp!
  8. Arrest of Armed Narcotics Offender
  9. President Obama On Cuba Policy Changes
  10. Mountain Ranch Christmas Parade a Huge Success!
  11. TRAFFIC ADVISORY....Winter Closure of Sonora Pass Effective Today
  12. Calaveras County Sheriff's Logs For December 16, 2014
  13. Angels Camp Announces Winners Of Holiday Decorating Contest
  14. Red Cross Issues Safety Tips to Prevent Holiday Home Fires
  15. It's Time to Check Your Cabinets for Expired and Unused Prescriptions
  16. Server Repairs Completed...
  17. The Clothes Mine Offering Midweek Madness CLEARANCE Events Every Wednesday in December!
  18. Studio 4 Dance Theater Presents “The Nutcracker,” A Professional Quality Ballet in Two Acts, December 18, 19, and 20, 2014 in Angels Camp
  19. Six Inches Of New Snow Overnight In Bear Valley
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