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Thursday, Aug 24
10:00 AM Summertime Tours
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05:00 PM Murphys "Classic Car Night"
Friday, Aug 25
07:00 PM Music At Bistro Espresso
Saturday, Aug 26
07:00 AM Mountain Ranch "Day in the Park"
04:00 PM Hoedown for Habitat
06:00 PM “Flight Night” at Tanner Vineyards Saturdays, June 24 – September 2
Sunday, Aug 27
04:30 AM Advance Your Photography
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Tuesday, Aug 29
04:30 PM Freedom From Smoking Class Begins in August
06:30 PM CHP San Andreas Hosts Teen Driving Class
Wednesday, Aug 30
All Day Overeaters Anonymous meeting
Thursday, Aug 31
10:00 AM Summertime Tours
10:00 AM Summertime Tours At Angels Camp Museum
Friday, Sep 1
07:00 PM Don't Miss The "First Fridays" Dinner Show With Jill Warren At Sequoia Woods
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12:00 PM Second Annual Pride in the Park is September 2nd.
06:00 PM “Flight Night” at Tanner Vineyards Saturdays, June 24 – September 2
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Until 05:00 PM 45th Annual Labor Day Weekend Arts & Crafts Festival
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02:00 PM LECTURE & BOOK SIGNING "Brands of Calaveras County California 1854-1880"
Tuesday, Sep 5
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Wednesday, Sep 6
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Railtown 1897 Presents 4th Annual “Working on the Railroad” Celebration on September 16

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/24/2017 12:05 AM
Jamestown, CA...California State Parks, Railtown 1897 State Historic Park (SHP) and the California State Railroad Museum Foundation are proud to present the 4th Annual “Working on the Railroad – A Celebration of Sierra Railway Workers” on Saturday, September 16, 2017. The special event was created to recognize and honor the hundreds of former Sierra Railway and Sierra Railroad workers, their descendants and family members.

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Railtown 1897 Calls Out for Volunteers to Support THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride Experience This Holiday Season

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/23/2017 11:58 PM
Jamestown, CA..Railtown 1897 State Historic Park (SHP) is looking for interested volunteers to help support THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride experiences that will be available this holiday season. Interested adult volunteers are encouraged to attend one of the Volunteer Open House events that are scheduled on two upcoming Saturdays – September 23 & 30, 2017 – from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Park. While no previous experience is necessary and training will be provided, volunteers will conduct a number of festive activities that include welcoming greeters, line monitoring, cocoa pouring and serving, hospitality support, story narrating and more (depending on their skills and areas of interest). Complimentary refreshments will be provided at the Volunteer Open House events and potential volunteers will have the opportunity to talk to the leads of the program who can answer questions and provide additional insight.

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Legal Notice For Special Tax Election on November 7th, 2017

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/23/2017 11:45 PM
Mountain Ranch, CA...NOTICE IS GIVEN that the polls will be open on November 7, 2017, for the Special Tax Election from the hour of 7:00 a.m. to the hour of 8:00 p.m. (EC 12101)

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Beautiful Custom Angels Camp Home on Almost Two Acres Only $425,000

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/23/2017 07:15 PM
Angels Camp, CA...Beautiful Custom Angels Camp Home on Almost Two Acres Only $425,000. This for sale by owner home has 2,300 square feet of living space, 3 bedrooms, 2 & 1/2 baths, large garage, Pond & more on 1.84 acres. CAll 209.736.2245 for an appointment or more information.

Angels Food & Sierra Hills Markets Weekly Specials Through August 29th

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/23/2017 06:22 PM
Angels Camp & Murphys, CA...For the best Deli Sandwiches in Calaveras County, come on in and treat yourself to the tastiest and freshest 'made with love' deli sandwiches around. Angels Food Deli, Text your order to 209.753.7331 Or You may call your order in to 209.736.4243 ext 14. Sierra Hills Market Deli, Text your order to 209.753.7115 Or You may call your order in to 209.728.3402 ext 305. 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 Wishing you Good Times & Good Cheer. Sierra Hills Market 209-728-3402 Angels Food Market 209-736-4243 Shop Local * Buy Local * Go Local

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Click Above For Their Weekly Savings. Sierra Hills Market 209.728.3402, 117 Highway 4, Murphys. Lila and Sage Catering and Cakes 209.728.2604. Angels Food Market 209.736.4243. 396 North Main Street, Angels Camp. 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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Rising Democratic Star Threatens ‘Safe’ Republican Seat

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/23/2017 04:45 PM
Granite Bay, CA...As evidence of her wide grass roots support, Roza Calderon announced today that she has received her 1,000th campaign contribution. Ms. Calderon is a Democrat running a historic campaign to represent California’s Fourth Congressional District, and unseat the five term Tea Party darling, Tom McClintock. As a single mother, scientist, and political activist, Ms. Calderon holds a unique perspective and keen understanding of the issues facing California's Fourth Congressional District. Her background makes her the logical opponent to replace the incumbent, Tom McClintock.

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Second Annual Pride in the Park is September 2nd.

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/23/2017 04:26 PM
Murphys, CA...Pride in the Park, a celebration The Tri-County LGBT Alliance is proud to announce their second annual fundraising and awareness event, Pride in the Park, at the Murphys Community Park, located at South Algiers Street, Murphys, CA, on Saturday, September 2nd, 2017. The event will take place from noon to 8pm and will feature a variety of entertainment and educational events for all ages including live music, DJ, photo booth, carriage rides, merchandise, silent auctions, beer & wine booth, food vendors, and more.

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Former Tulumne County Sheriff's Sergeant Mike Pershall Killed by Suspected Drunk Driver

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/23/2017 04:03 PM
Modesto, CA...Former Tuolumne County Sheriff's Deputy Killed by suspected drunk driver last night. From TCSO.."The Modesto Police Department suffered a tragic loss last night when Sergeant Mike Pershall was killed in a vehicle versus bicycle accident. Mike Pershall has been with MPD since 2012, previously with the Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Office from 2008 to 2012. Mike was a good Cop, a good friend and this is truly a tragic loss. We were blessed to have Mike for the time he was with our Office. We are so very sorry for Mike’s wife, children, family and MPD. Our sincerest condolences, our hearts are heavy today."

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Happy Birthday Dottie Hunter!! She Turns 101 Years Young August 27th

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/23/2017 01:11 PM
Angels Camp, CA....Happy Birthday Dottie Hunter!! She Turns 101 Years Young August 27th

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The California Highway Patrol is Conducting an Enhanced Enforcement School Bus Pedestrian Safety Operation on August 24th

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/23/2017 09:54 AM
Sonora, CA...As part of its ongoing efforts to improve pedestrian safety throughout the state, the California Highway Patrol (CHP), will be conducting a school bus pedestrian safety enforcement operation focusing on motorists who fail to stop for a school bus with its flashing red lights activated and stop arm extended (if equipped). The enforcement operation will take place on August 24, 2017 at various roads within Tuolumne County.

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Traffic Update....Big Rig Vs Embankment Near Tuolumne & Morris Grade

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/23/2017 09:47 AM
Sonora, CA...CHP is reporting a big rig water tanker vs an embankment near Tuolumne Road and Morris Grade. Minor Injuries but traffic is being diverted.

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South Fork Fire Update...Wawona Evacuation Order Has Been Lifted

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/23/2017 09:25 AM
Wawona, CA...The mandatory evacuation of Wawona has been lifted for residents only on the west side of Chilnualna Creek starting today at 7:00 am. Visitors and residents east of the creek will be able to return tomorrow. Burning operations above Wawona were completed yesterday. Last night’s infrared flight shows significant reduction in heat in the western half of the fire. Firefighters continue to build direct line on the southeast portion of the fire to check the eastern spread and monitor the fireline north of the river.

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Big Trees Market Weekly Ad & Specials Through August 29th

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/23/2017 08:55 AM
Arnold, CA...Big Trees Market Weekly Ad & Specials Through August 29th


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Attorney General Becerra Says "Donald Trump Uses Phoenix Speech To Stoke Anger and Division"

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/23/2017 08:33 AM
Sacramento, CA...California Attorney General Xavier Becerra released the following statement after President Donald Trump visited the U.S.-Mexico border and held a campaign-style rally in Phoenix yesterday night: “Sadly, yesterday night we saw failed leadership in action. At a critical moment for our nation, Donald Trump resorted to tribalistic anger and division to speak to America at a campaign-style rally in Phoenix, Arizona.

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Mornings with the One Percent™ Replay For 8/23/17 Up Now

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/23/2017 06:52 AM
Arnold, CA...Mornings with the One Percent™ is live weekday mornings from 7-10am. Mornings with the One Percent™ is mornings with you!! About the naming of the show...The USDA Ranked all the counties in the US on a "Natural Amenities Index" this index is intended as "A measure of the physical characteristics of a county area that enhance the location as a place to live". These included six metrics on climate, topography and water area that reflect environmental qualities that most people prefer. Calaveras County ranked 14th, Tuolumne ranked 34th, Amador came in at 29 and Alpine 26th. So all of our counties statistically are not only the top one percent but in the top 1/2 of one percent. So in many ways in our combined areas it really doesn't get any better than this.







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Melissa Lynn Cortez-Earl 1975 - 2017 (Updated)

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/18/2017 04:30 PM
Valley Springs, CA...Melissa Lynn Cortez-Earl Born April 5th, 1975 in Fresno ,Ca. , Age 42 Passed away August 13th , 2017 at home with her family at her side. She is survived by her husband of 25 years, John W. Earl and her children Marissa Earl,Megan Earl and John W. Earl Jr. of Valley Springs.Three grandchildren Bailey, Kinsley, and Brody of Wilseyville.Brother Joseph Cortez of Oklahoma.She was preceded in death by her parents Paul and Billie Kay Coretz and her grandparents.

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The July Snapshot of Calaveras County Real Estate Market

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/22/2017 08:40 PM
Angels Camp, CA...The July Snapshot of Calaveras County Real Estate Market. In July the median home price in Calaveas County was $324,500. This was a 4.7% month to month increase and 11.5% for the year.


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Calaveras County Public Access TV Studio PATV Schedule for the Week of August 25 - 31

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/22/2017 08:03 PM
San Andreas, CA...Calaveras Community TV is located in San Andreas, CA. We are a non-profit organization which helps facilitate the local studio and air original community programming to your home. The goals for PEG Access Television are to promote free speech, foster diverse points of view, encourage communications, create opportunities, encourage artistic expression, expand educational access, and promote participatory democracy in order to strengthen the spirit of the communities and enrich the lives of our residents and visitors.

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David Ray Bean 1939 - 2017

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/22/2017 04:44 PM
Mountain Ranch, CA...David Ray Bean (Dave), Mountain Ranch, was born April 18, 1939, in Belle Fourche, SD, to George Burdette and Violet Margareet (Tope) Bean. They were cattle ranchers, and he learned at an early age to ride horses. Theirs was a minimal existence with no running water, no electricity, and certainly no telephone. He attended country schools and boarded in town for high school. He succumbed to a massive heart attack at home Sunday, August 13.

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Charming 3 Bedroom, 2 Bath Home in Angels Camp Only $256,500 ~ Featured Home From NextHome Utica Properties

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/22/2017 04:11 PM
Angels Camp, CA...Charming 3 Bd/2Ba home in Angels Camp on an oversized near level lot. Original hardwood floors in living and dining room. New carpet and paint in family room and den. Large carport and shop in backyard perfect for storage or projects. Bonus family room, den, and bathroom not included in the original square footage. Huge backyard for entertaining, pets, gardening, etc.. Roof and pest clearance have been completed.

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Freedom From Smoking Class Begins in August

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/22/2017 03:48 PM
Sonora, CA...Adventist Health Sonora is once again offering the American Lung Association’s Freedom From Smoking® course beginning August 29. Classes will meet each Tuesday and one Thursday from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. for seven weeks at Pulmonary Rehabilitation, located at 19747 Greenley Road in Sonora. Freedom From Smoking provides a supportive group environment where adults work through the quitting process together with guidance from a respiratory therapist. According to the American Lung Association, “Research has proven that the more time a smoker spends in a supportive situation, the more likely he or she is to succeed. People who use [Freedom From Smoking] are six times more likely to be smoke-free one year later than those who quit on their own.”

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Caltrans Removing Potentially Unsafe Trees From Roadside

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/22/2017 02:48 PM
Sacramento, CA...Caltrans is identifying and marking dead and dying trees that could impact the safety of the traveling public along state highways. The effort is part of an on-going need to address over 102 million dead trees that have died due to drought and bark beetle infestation since 2010.

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4-H Youth Development Program is Open for Enrollment

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/22/2017 02:22 PM
Placerville, CA...We are currently holding Open Enrollment for our 4-H Youth Development Programs in Amador, Calaveras, El Dorado and Tuolumne counties. Enrollment is available all year but October 15, 2017 is the deadline to register for returning members that want to show at county fair. New members must be enrolled by December 1st, 2017 to be eligible for fair. 4-H Youth Development helps young people reach their full potential as competent, confident and caring leaders of character who are connected to others and contribute to their communities.

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A View of the Eclipse ~ Tom Pratt

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/22/2017 12:45 PM
Murphys, CA...We would like to thank Tom Pratt for the great photo of the eclipse yesterday.

Town Hall Meeting to Discuss Moke River Supply Needs on August 28th

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/22/2017 12:37 PM
Mokelumne Hill, CA...The Calaveras County Water District (CCWD) and the Calaveras Public Utility District (CPUD) are hosting a town hall meeting Monday Aug. 28 to seek community input on a countywide long-term water supply needs assessment of the Mokelumne River, which is currently in progress. The final assessment will be submitted to the California Natural Resources Agency to inform its suitability study for wild and scenic designation of portions of the Mokelumne River, as is required by AB 142 (Bigelow). Input from interested citizens and those who live in communities along the Mokelumne River is welcome and appreciated. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. Monday August 28 at the Mokelumne Hill Town Hall, 8283 Main Street, Mokelumne Hill.

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Traffic Update...Vehicle vs Pole Near Frogtown Rd / Sr49 & Subaru vs Pickup Near Sr26 / Vista Del Lago Dr

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/22/2017 12:23 PM
Angels Camp, CA...There are a couple of incidents at this time. The one that seems to be the most troublesome is a vehicle vs pole incident near Frogtown on Hwy 49. There is also a non-injury collision on Hwy 26 near Vista Del Lago where the vehicles are trying to limp off the roadway.

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Stanislaus National Forest Experiences Multiple Lightning Strikes, Expecting More

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/22/2017 12:13 PM
Sonora, CA...The Summit Ranger District on the Stanislaus National Forest experienced multiple lightning strikes last weekend, resulting in more than 20 new single-tree fires. The weather forecast for the Forest calls for thunderstorms producing lightning strikes through Wednesday and significant high temperatures through the weekend.
A single-tree fire occurs when lightning strikes and ignites a single tree, which sometimes produces little or no fire activity around it. Six of these new fire starts are in the Emigrant Wilderness. The attached map shows the lightning strikes on the Forest for the previous 24 hours, as of 9:15 a.m. today.

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Two Suspected Drug Dealers Arrested Over the Weekend.

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/22/2017 09:59 AM
Sonora, CA...Two suspected drug dealers were booked into the Tuolumne County Jail over the weekend. Early Sunday morning, Cpl Donaldson stopped a green Nissan Xterra SUV for expired registration on Highway 108 near Washington Street in Sonora. 35-year-old Tiffany Keeslar of Modesto was driving the SUV with a suspended driver's license. 39-year-old passenger Bridget Brennan of Sonora had a misdemeanor warrant for her arrest and a glass methamphetamine smoking pipe was found on her person.

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South Fork Fire Update, 3,820 Acres, 17% Contained, Wawona Evacuation Orders Remain in Effect

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/22/2017 09:27 AM
Wawona, CA...Crews made significant progress yesterday building and strengthening line on the west side of the fire above Wawona. Contingency lines were also established to the northwest leading to Turner Ridge. Firefighters now have access to the South Fork and have been inserted to extinguish spot fires that have been occurring the past few days. Today crews will continue burning operations above Wawona from the fireline to the S. Fork of the Merced. Mandatory evacuations will remain in place in Wawona for the area east of Highway 41 on Forest Dr. and Chilnualna Falls Rd. until further notice.

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Calaveras County Board of Supervisors are Back in Action Today

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/22/2017 08:18 AM
San Andreas, CA...The Board is back in action with a full agenda today. The complete agenda with links is below...


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Mornings with the One Percent™ Live Weekdays 7-10am, 8/22/17 Replay

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/22/2017 06:59 AM
Arnold, CA...Mornings with the One Percent™ is live weekday mornings from 7-10am. Mornings with the One Percent™ is mornings with you!! About the naming of the show...The USDA Ranked all the counties in the US on a "Natural Amenities Index" this index is intended as "A measure of the physical characteristics of a county area that enhance the location as a place to live". These included six metrics on climate, topography and water area that reflect environmental qualities that most people prefer. Calaveras County ranked 14th, Tuolumne ranked 34th, Amador came in at 29 and Alpine 26th. So all of our counties statistically are not only the top one percent but in the top 1/2 of one percent. So in many ways in our combined areas it really doesn't get any better than this.







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Smokehouse BBQ Now Open In Big Trees Fitness Commercial Center

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/23/2017 12:39 PM
Arnold, CA...Smokehouse BBQ is now Open In Big Trees Fitness Commercial Center. Great BBQ, Amazing sandwiches & more. Give them a call at 209.795.9965


President Trump on the Strategy in Afghanistan and South Asia

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/21/2017 09:52 PM
Arlington, VA...Thank you very much. Thank you. Please be seated. Vice President Pence, Secretary of State Tillerson, members of the Cabinet, General Dunford, Deputy Secretary Shanahan, and Colonel Duggan. Most especially, thank you to the men and women of Fort Myer and every member of the United States military at home and abroad. We send our thoughts and prayers to the families of our brave sailors who were injured and lost after a tragic collision at sea, as well as to those conducting the search and recovery efforts.

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The Big Summer Sales Event Going On Now At Sonora Ford!

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/21/2017 09:15 PM
Sonora, CA...We have a strong and committed sales staff with many years of experience satisfying our customers' needs. Feel free to browse our inventory online, request more information about vehicles, set up a test drive or inquire about financing!

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Tuolumne County Sheriff's Dept. Activity Logs Through August 20th

Posted by: News_Desk on 08/21/2017 08:44 PM
Sonora, CA...The latest Tuolumne County Sheriff's Deputies Activity Logs are enclosed...

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Calaveras County Sheriff's Logs Through August 19th

Posted by: News_Desk on 08/21/2017 08:26 PM
San Andreas, CA...The latest activity logs for the Calaveras County Sheriff's Deputies are below

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Nominate Your Favorite Senior For 2017 Senior Volunteer of the Year

Posted by: News_Desk on 08/21/2017 08:00 PM
San Andreas, CA...Nominations for the Commission on Aging 2017 Senior Volunteer of the Year are being accepted through Friday, September 29, 2017. This honor has been awarded in Calaveras County for many years and recipients are much appreciative of the recognition they receive for the countless hours they devote to the many, much-needed causes. The past two year winners were Pete Padelford and Laurie Andrade, both from of Arnold.

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Major Injuries to 8 Year Old San Jose Girl in Hwy 4 Head on Collision

Posted by: News_Desk on 08/21/2017 04:39 PM
Angels Camp, CA...Troung was driving a 2007 Acura MDX westbound on SR-4 west of Stallion Way at approximately 45-50 miles per hour. Cervantes was driving his Toyota Tundra eastbound on SR-4 west of Stallion Way at approximately 45-50 miles per hour. Troung failed to safely negotiate a left hand curve in the roadway. The Acura traveled to the right off the paved portion of the roadway onto the north shoulder. Troung turned the Acura back to the left abruptly, traveled across the roadway and onto the south shoulder. Troung then turned the MDX back to the right abruptly, re-entered the roadway directly in front of the Tundra. The front of the Acura struck the front of the Toyota.

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Vonna Hughes Arrested for Felony Bench Warrant in Angels Camp Animal Cruelty Case

Posted by: News_Desk on 08/21/2017 04:12 PM
Angels Camp, CA...On 08/21/2017 Vonna Hughes failed to appear in court for arraignment and a felony bench warrant was issued for her arrest. On 08/21/2017 at approximately 3:30 pm an officer from the Angels Camp Police Department arrested Vonna Hughes for the felony warrant. Hughes was booked in to the Calaveras County Jail.



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Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer on USS John S. McCain

Posted by: News_Desk on 08/21/2017 09:55 AM
Washington, DC...The following is a statement released Aug. 21 by Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer on USS John S. McCain, which was involved in a collision with the merchant vessel Alnic MC while underway east of the Straits of Malacca and Singapore on Aug. 21. Our thoughts and prayers are with our shipmates onboard USS John S. McCain. The Navy family comes together during times of crisis and I want to thank those who are providing around-the-clock assistance to the affected Sailors and families.


August 21, 2017 Damage to the portside is visible as the guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) steers towards Changi Naval Base, Republic of Singapore, following a collision with the merchant vessel Alnic MC while underway east of the Straits of Malacca and Singapore. Significant damage to the hull resulted in flooding to nearby compartments, including crew berthing, machinery, and communications rooms. Damage control efforts by the crew halted further flooding. The incident will be investigated. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Joshua Fulton/Released)
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Live NASA Eclipse Show

Posted by: News_Desk on 08/21/2017 09:23 AM
Arnold, CA...Ok Eclipse Watchers in our area the eclipse will peak at 10:19:22 am PDT, when the moon obscures 78.7% of the sun.

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President Trump to Address Troops & Nation Tonight at 6pm

Posted by: News_Desk on 08/21/2017 07:56 AM
Washington, DC...President Donald J. Trump will address our Nation’s troops and the American people tonight at 9:00 p.m. (EDT) from Fort Myer in Arlington, VA, to provide an update on the path forward for America’s engagement in Afghanistan and South Asia.




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Traffic Update....Vehicle vs Tree on Hwy 26

Posted by: News_Desk on 08/21/2017 07:35 AM
Valley, CA....CHP is reporting a vehicle vs tree collision near Warren Road & Hwy 26. Please use caution in the area....

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Mornings with the One Percent™

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/16/2017 08:46 AM
Arnold, CA...Mornings with the One Percent™ is live weekday mornings from 7-10am.



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Angels Trading Post Has Everything To Keep You Rolling!

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/26/2017 12:37 PM
Angels Camp, CA...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.


2017 Annual Charity Classic Golf Tournament Sponsored by Sequoia Woods Country Club Men's and Wo

Posted by: News_Desk on 08/20/2017 08:25 AM
Arnold, CA...On Sunday, August 20, 2017, at 1:00 PM, The Sequoia Woods Men’s and Women’s Golf Clubs, will sponsor the 2017 Annual Charity Classic Golf Tournament, at the Sequoia Woods Country Club, 1000 Cypress Point Dr., Arnold, CA Phone: (209) 795-1000

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The Farmers Market At The Square is Back Every Sunday Till October

Posted by: News_Desk on 08/19/2017 08:28 AM
Copperopolis, CA...The Farmers Market at the Square is every Sunday from 10 am to 2 pm. With loads of fresh produce and plenty of vendors, Sundays are a great day to stock up for the week for fresh culinary experiences.

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Big Trees Fitness Is Now Open For Summer Fun & Water Aerobics!

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/04/2017 12:53 PM
Arnold, CA...Make a splash of your own at the Pool at Big Trees Aquatic Fitness! Traditional Water Class Monday & Friday 11:30am. Aqua Zumba Wednesday 11:30am. Open Swim Daily 12:30pm - 5pm. Lap Swim Daily 8:00am - 11:30am. Big Trees Fitness 2116 Hwy 4, Arnold, CA. 209.795.9965





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Community Fun Day At Turner Park

Posted by: News_Desk on 08/19/2017 09:39 PM
San Andreas, CA....​Free Char-Grilled Lunch, Live Music, Carnival Games, Inflatables, Door Prizes, Free Sno-Cones, Photo Booth, Field Games and more! The festivities begin at 10 AM with a special, family-friendly program at the Turner Park Gazebo. If you arrive and register by 10:10 am you will be registered for the awesome door prizes that will be drawn at 10:30 am. For a registration card go to: http://bit.ly/commfun2017

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South Fork Fire Mandatory Evacuation Order for Residents of Wawona

Posted by: News_Desk on 08/19/2017 12:14 PM
Wawona, CA...Evacuation order is for all areas east of Highway 41 along Chilnualna Falls Rd. and Forest Dr. Residents and visitors must vacate by 4:00 pm today. Red Cross Shelter at Tenaya Lodge. Community meeting will be held at Tenaya Lodge at 6PM. Fire activity increased yesterday primarily due to downdraft winds from thunderstorms. The area east of Highway 41 on Forest Dr. and Chilnualna Falls Rd. is closed to visitors and guests. Permanent residents are advised to be ready to evacuate within 12-24 hours, however they should be ready to leave with shorter notice if conditions warrant. There will be a community meeting at the Wawona Community Center at 6pm on Saturday August 19th. Air quality specialists will be present to answer questions from residents regarding smoke in the community.

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  1. Temporary Fire Restrictions in Place at Moore Creek on Stanislaus National Forest
  2. GABA Concert Series Live Music In Arnold
  3. The Annual Rotary Shrimp & Pasta Feed is August 19th
  4. Calaveras Big Trees Association's "A Day in the Park" is August 19th
  5. The Ebbetts Pass Moose Lodge Car Show and Chili Cook Off is August 19th
  6. 2nd Annual Red Dirt & Gold Dust Music Fest returns to the Mother Lode Five national bands to be show
  7. Long Term Lane Closure on Hwy 49 from Angels Creek to the Calaveras/Tuolumne County Line
  8. Paving & Shoulder Work on Hwy 4 in Murphys & Angels Camp Areas
  9. Construction From on Hwy 4 from Upper Moran to Big Trees State Park
  10. Paving on State Route 108 from Via Estate/Rancho Poquitos to Draper Mine Road
  11. Construction Continues on James E. Roberts Bridge
  12. Paving Near Hwy 108 & Peaceful Oak Road
  13. Ramp Closure & Paving SR-108 to SR-49
  14. Paving on SR-49 from Chicken Ranch Road to Eastbound SR-108
  15. Paving on Hwy 88 from Tragedy Springs Road to the Amador/Alpine County Line
  16. Paving on SR-16 from SR-49 to the Sacramento/Amador County Line
  17. Sequoia Woods Has Your Weekend Entertainment Covered
  18. Stunning 5 Bedroom, 4 Bath Green Horn Creek Home on Rock Forge Loop ~ Featured Home From NextHome Utica Properties
  19. Lucas Nathaniel Bur August 23, 1986 – July 25, 2017
  20. Paving on Hwy 88 From Fort Jackson Creek to Silver Drive
  21. Calaveras County Public Access TV Studio PATV Schedule Through August 24th
  22. Traffic Update....Vehicle Off Roadway & Overturned Near Hwys 49 & 12
  23. Caltrans District 10 Road Report Through August 26th
  24. 2017 Annual Charity Classic Golf Tournament Sponsored by Sequoia Woods Country Club Men's and Wo
  25. The Ebbetts Pass Moose Lodge Car Show and Chili Cook Off is August 19th
  26. Thank You Firefighters For Great Work on Angels Camp Fire!! ~ Bob Diehl
  27. Calaveras Big Trees Association's "A Day in the Park" is August 19th
  28. Mornings with the One Percent™ Replay for 8/18/17
  29. The Annual Rotary Shrimp & Pasta Feed is August 19th
  30. GABA Concert Series Live Music In Arnold
  31. President Donald J. Trump on the Elevation of Cyber Command
  32. 2nd Annual Red Dirt & Gold Dust Music Fest returns to the Mother Lode Five national bands to be showcased at all-day event
  33. Music At Bistro Espresso
  34. Terrorist Attack in Barcelona, 13 Killed & 80 Injured
  35. Calaveras Grape Stomp Celebrates 24th Anniversary October 7, 2017, Murphys Park, Murphys, CA 9:30 – 5:00
  36. Traffic & Fire Update....Firefighters Working Vegetation Fire on North Tuolumne Road
  37. California Transportation Commission Authorizes Nearly 0 Million to Accelerate Additional Transportation Projects
  38. Yosemite Area Empire Fire Update August 17th, 1,450 Acres
  39. Yosemite Area South Fork Fire Update, 2,407 acres Containment: 7%
  40. Don't Miss The Big Combined Calaveras Chamber & Murphys Business Association Mixer Tonight In Murphys
  41. Traffic Update....Vehicle vs Pole on Argonaut Lane
  42. Construction Snarling Traffic South of Angels Camp & Parrotts Ferry May Be Best Route!
  43. Mornings with the One Percent™ Replay for 8/17/17
  44. Angels Food & Sierra Hills Markets Weekly Specials Through August 22nd
  45. Equality, Justice and the First Amendment ~ Anthony D. Romero, ACLU Executive Director
  46. Big Trees Market Weekly Ad & Specials Through August 22nd
  47. It All Starts at Forest Meadows Properties
  48. Sheriff's Dept Seeking Witnesses Burglary at Foothill Pharmacy
  49. Traffic Update...Vehicle Down Embankment Near Hwy 108 & Chicken Ranch Road
  50. Mattly's Weather for August 16th, 2017

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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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