The Pine Tree, News for Calaveras County and Beyond Weather
Amador Angels Camp Arnold Bear Valley Copperopolis Murphys San Andreas Valley Springs Moke Hill/West Point Tuolumne
Business Directory
Weather & Roads
Real Estate
Weekly & Grocery Ads
Life & Style
Law Enforcement
Wine News
Health & Fitness
Home & Garden
Food & Dining
Religion & Faith
Frogtown USA
Elémentaire TV
Free Classifieds
Letters to the Editor
About Us

Log In


Remember Me

Traffic Update...Vehicle Possibly Going Over Side On Waif Mine

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/01/2015 01:09 PM
Sonora, CA...CHP is reporting a vehicle hanging over the side of the roadway on Waif Mine Road. The reporting party is afraid to get out of the vehicle. The Scion's rear wheels are hanging over the side...


Super Bowl Party At The Ranch House

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/01/2015 11:40 AM
Frogtown, USA...Haven’t decided what your going to do or where you are going to go to watch the Super Bowl? Come to the Ranch House at the Calaveras County Fairgrounds. Come on by anytime after 1pm! (Game starts at 3:30pm) We’ll have the game showing on multiple screens including a 60 inch screen. Corona or Coors Light for $4, Tri Tip sandwiches for $5 You’re more than welcome to bring an appetizer to share and enjoy in the company.

“88 Days” Shines a light on Mark Twain in the Motherlode ~ CVB Feature

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/01/2015 10:34 AM
Angels Camp, CA...Many of our visitors come to Calaveras to experience a piece of the past – we’re awash in the history of the gold rush and the characters of that era – mixed into these are the stories of Mark Twain and his tale The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County. As generations have passed, details become foggier about where that story originated, who exactly Mark Twain was and what he was doing here in the foothills. Every legend has its origin story and the filmmakers behind 88 Days in the Motherlode wanted to get it right....

Read More | 0 Comments

Saddle Creek Welcomes Rick Morgan ~ CVB Feature

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/01/2015 10:23 AM
Copperopolis, CA...When Rick Morgan got the call to come to Saddle Creek he was thrilled. Morgan, who took over as General Manager of the resort last July, calls it the best golf course in Northern California after Pebble Beach and Spyglass Hill. A 30-year veteran of the California golf industry, Morgan had played the course numerous times prior to coming on board and was very impressed with the area. He previously spent ten years as general manager at Woodbridge Golf and Country Club near Lodi, overseeing the club’s transformation into a world-class facility with golf, swimming, tennis and full dining services...

Read More | 0 Comments

Shop Timeless Home Gallery

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/01/2015 10:19 AM

Bear Valley Weather & Conditions Update ~By Mattly Trent

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/01/2015 08:49 AM
Bear Valley, CA... Hey Good People! Mostly sunny today with a high near 53. Calm wind becoming west southwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon. We have some of the best conditions in the Sierra right now! Super Bowl weekend is a prime time to bring the Family and come on up and enjoy the "Pure Mtn Fun" of Bear Valley and take a lesson or just hang out on the lower deck or the recently remodeled upper bar deck! Check out today's weather vid around 7:15am for more info. Peace Out, Mattly


President Obama's Weekly Address: A Path Towards a Thriving Middle Class

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/01/2015 08:30 AM
Washington, DC...Hi, everybody. At a moment when our economy is growing, our businesses are creating jobs at the fastest pace since the 1990s, and wages are starting to rise again, we have to make some choices about the kind of country we want to be. Will we accept an economy where only a few of us do spectacularly well? Or will we build an economy where everyone who works hard has a chance to get ahead?

Read More | 15 Comments

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.
Read More

Make The Murphys Hotel Your Superbowl & Chili Cookoff Headquarters

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

Watch A Movie This Week At The Best Theatre in the Mother Lode...Angels Six Theatres!

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/31/2015 02:48 PM
Angels Camp, CA...Angels 6 Theatres in historic Angels Camp is the best place to see a movie in the Mother Lode. Click Below for full schedule.

Check Out the Latest Movies at Angels 6 Theatres Above!

Renner's Winter Winemaker's Dinner at Black Oak Casino

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/14/2015 04:09 PM
Murphys, CA...On a memorable day in November Dr. Ian Renner joined with Ed Wickman, Executive Chef of Black Oak Casino, Josh Woodall, Chef de Cuisine, of Seven Sisters Restaurant, and Martin Reynolds, Director of Hospitality along with a host of others. Their job was to create a wonderful food and wine combination for the Winter Wine Dinner on Friday, February 6, 2015....

Read More

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....

Read More | 44 Comments

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...

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....
Read More

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

Read More

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...
Read More

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
Read More | 24 Comments

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
Read More

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....

Read More | 1 Comments

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!

Read More

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....
Read More

Are You Interested in Becoming a Docent at Calaveras Big Trees State Park?

Posted by: Kim_Hamilton on 01/29/2015 05:07 PM

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 ...
Read More

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)

Read More

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.....
Read More

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....

Read More

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....

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!!

Read More | 4 Comments

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....

Read More

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
Read More | 55 Comments

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 to have your event included in “The Schedule.”

Click Above For Larger Version & Text Version Enclosed....
Read More

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!
Read More | 0 Comments

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...

Read More | 0 Comments

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.

Read More

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 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...

Read More | 0 Comments


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....

Read More | 0 Comments

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....

Read More | 0 Comments

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...

Read More | 3 Comments

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

Read More | 0 Comments

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


Welcome to

If you see anything newsworthy, give us a call or send it along!

Our goal is to report Current, Up-To-Date, Accurate news 24/7! We are also here to promote one of the best places on the planet...Calaveras and Western Alpine Counties. We cover news and events along the Ebbetts Pass Corridor, Angels Camp, Arnold, Bear Valley, Copperopolis, Mountain Ranch, San Andreas, Valley Springs and more. If you see or know of something newsworthy, just drop us a note to or give us a call on our news line at (209)768.3929 or #TREE FROM YOUR GOLDEN STATE CELLULAR PHONE. We would also love to post your local video and pictures. If you have clips or photos that you think our viewers would like to see... just let us know!

If you are interested in becoming a sponsor for give us a jingle or email us at, we are the most cost effective way of advertising in the area. We have been here providing you with News, Video commercials, Banner Ads, Town Sponsors, etc for 5 years and our customers are getting PROVEN results!

Created on 02/22/2006 11:32 PM by thepinetree
Updated on 11/15/2012 04:26 AM by thepinetree
 Printable Version

Past 50 Local News
  1. Get Ready For Derby Season & New Melones Fishing Report for January 26th~by Glory Hole Sports
  2. In Loving Memory Anthony “Tony” Trozzi, 1955~2015
  3. In Loving Memory of Mark Anthony Barr 1960~2015
  4. Classical Guitarists Perform at Ovations Series on February 8, 2015
  5. Applications Now Available For 2015 Artist in the Woods Program
  6. Calaveras Sheriff Volunteers Provided Traffic Control During Copper Run in Copperopolis
  7. The High Cost of Not Investing in Your Home~by Sandy Reed of Uniquity Builders
  8. Presidents’ Wine Weekend Coming up February 14th~15th
  9. 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.
  10. Letter to the Editor~by Peggy Rourke-Nichols
  11. 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!
  12. RCRC Installed It's 2015 Officers To Represent Rural California
  13. Wells Fargo Donates ,000 for Youth Mentoring in Calaveras County!
  14. Hospice Benefit “Dinner With a Doc” Open to Public
  15. Murphys Irish Day Planning Underway....Parade Entry Blanks Available Online
  16. New 4-H Club Wanted!
  17. Volunteer Driver Orientation on February 12 For Meals-On-Wheels & Silver Streak
  18. Lucy Dunn and Robert Alvarado Named as Chair and Vice Chair of the California Transportation Commission
  19. Great Service & Detailing Specials From 49er Motors
  20. Greenhorn Creek Men's Golf Club Results for Wednesday January 21, 2015
  21. Site Update
  22. Big Clear Deals In 49er Motors Get Out Of The Fog Sale
  23. Bear Valley Weather & Conditions Update ~By Mattly Trent
  24. Fire Update....Structure Fire In Copperopolis...Red Cross Assisting Displaced
  25. The General Plan Road Show Is Up And Running
  26. Murphys Old Timers Museum Is Looking For Volunteers
  27. A Search For Missing Person in Hathaway Pines, Arnold Area Has Been Initiated
  28. The Flu Peak is Approaching Health Officials Urge Flu Vaccination
  29. Blue Skies and Great Groomers In Bear Valley! 2 People Per Square Mile and Lifts to Yourself!
  30. Volunteers Needed to Help with Calaveras County Homeless Census
  31. Awesome View! 20 Mountain Top Acres with Home! Only 9,000
  32. Silicon Valley Intellectual Property Attorney F. Eric Saunders Expands Range Of Services & Opens Office In Arnold
  33. Order Your Snowplow Or A New Mahindra Tractor From Joe's Services!
  34. Mark Twain Medical Center Awards over ,000 in Community Grants To Area Not-For-Profit Organizations
  35. Bear Valley Weather & Conditions Update ~By Mattly Trent
  36. Miss Calaveras Apps Available! ~ by Taylor Campbell
  37. This Week at the Arnold CHS Thrift Store Cat Adoption Center – FELIX!
  38. InnovationLab Introducing New Membership Levels in 2015
  39. Murphys to Markleeville – “The Schedule” – January 16 to January 24
  40. New Melones Fishing Report for January 20th~By Glory Sports
  41. Greenhorn Creek Is Your Thursday Golf Destination
  42. Angels Camp Entrepreneur Leverages Kickstarter! (Update...Success!! Funding Goal Reached...Sugar Opening Soon In Angels Camp!!!)
  43. Columbia College Community Chorus Seeking Additional Singers
  44. Murphys Concert Brings Back Beppe Gambetta on February 15th!
  45. It's Time To To Enroll Your Child for Kindergarten
  46. Joint Sobriety/Drivers License Checpoint Update
  47. Ceremonial Swearing in of Commisioner David Sanders, Calaveras County Courthouse February 2nd at 12 Noon
  48. Summit Ranger District to Conduct a Prescribed Burn
  49. As ATT Phases Out Copper Signal Service Helps Customers Migrate To Future
  50. Traffic Update....Vehicle Accident On South Stewart Street

Featured Business

Will the race for the Whitehouse be Bush vs Clinton?
No...Early Predictions Never Hold!

[View Result]

Votes: 65
Comments: 2

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.

Copyright © The Pine Tree 2005-2013