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Coming Soon...
Friday, Jun 24
All Day Estate Sale to Benefit the Diana J. White Cancer Institute
08:00 AM ART Camp for Kids
05:00 PM Zucca After Hours
05:30 PM Friday Jazz At Alchemy
Saturday, Jun 25
All Day Estate Sale to Benefit the Diana J. White Cancer Institute
10:00 AM Murphys Historic Walking Tour Every Saturday At 10am
01:00 PM Big Trees North Grove Guided Tours Saturdays At 1pm
05:00 PM Zucca After Hours
06:30 PM The 2016 GABA Summer Concert Series
Sunday, Jun 26
All Day Estate Sale to Benefit the Diana J. White Cancer Institute
10:00 AM "Market At The Square" Farmers Market At Copperopolis Town Square
12:00 PM "Backyard Blues 'n' BBQ" At Historic Hotel Leger
Monday, Jun 27
06:30 PM Overeaters Anonymous Arnold
Tuesday, Jun 28
10:00 AM PuPus: Hawaiian Cooking Class
Wednesday, Jun 29
12:00 PM Union Congregational Church to host local Cancer Moonshot Summit - June 29th
06:00 PM Hey Neighbors! “Locals Night” at Milliaire Winery
Friday, Jul 1
05:00 PM Zucca After Hours
05:30 PM Friday Jazz At Alchemy
Saturday, Jul 2
10:00 AM 44th Annual Sierra Nevada Arts & Crafts Festival
10:00 AM Murphys Historic Walking Tour Every Saturday At 10am
01:00 PM Big Trees North Grove Guided Tours Saturdays At 1pm
05:00 PM Zucca After Hours
06:30 PM The 2016 GABA Summer Concert Series
Sunday, Jul 3
10:00 AM "Market At The Square" Farmers Market At Copperopolis Town Square
12:00 PM "Backyard Blues 'n' BBQ" At Historic Hotel Leger
Monday, Jul 4
06:30 PM Overeaters Anonymous Arnold
Wednesday, Jul 6
06:00 PM Hey Neighbors! “Locals Night” at Milliaire Winery

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Alchemy Now Hiring For Two Positions

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/24/2016 12:29 PM
Murphys, CA...Alchemy now hiring two positions: 1. Full time/part time server. This position would include bar tending shifts, waiting shifts and hosting shifts. You, looking to work weekends, self starter, friendly, outgoing, great sense of humor and a great love of REAL beer, wine, and food. 2. Full time Line Cook. This position would include pantry, grill, and saute work. You, looking to work weekends, have recent experience with high-volume line cooking. Please stop by to fill out an application at 191 Main St. Murphys or send a resume to No phone calls please.


Union Congregational Church to host local Cancer Moonshot Summit - June 29th

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/24/2016 11:12 AM
Angels Camp, CA...The following is comments from Karen Rojas addressing the City Council on the Summit. "Even though it’s not on the agenda, thank you for allowing me to have 3 minutes to speak on a grave matter that does affect Angels Camp. I cannot imagine that there is a single person in this room whose life or that of a loved has not been impacted by cancer. President Nixon declared the War on Cancer back in the 70s and although there have been successes, the Standard of Care - surgery, radiation, and chemo - has not “cured” cancer. If it was 1 in a 1,000 40 years ago and will soon be 1 in 5, it’ll hit 1 in 2 for our grandchildren. For decades, cancer has baffled scientists and experts around the globe, claiming over 8 million lives worldwide in 2012 alone. Numbers of newly-diagnosed cancer cases are expected to rise by 70% over the next 20 years.

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Free Weekend Bus Shuttle Between Bear Valley & Lake Alpine Starts Tomorrow

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/24/2016 08:42 AM
Bear Valley, CA...Summer is shifting into high gear in Bear Valley as their Summer Adventure Park opens and also their Free Shuttle bus between Bear Valley & Lake Alpine. So make Bear Valley your Mountain Biking, Hiking, Kayaking, SUPing headquarters this summer.

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Prime Minister David Cameron On The UK Leaving EU & Leaving Office

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/24/2016 08:28 AM
London, UK...The country has just taken part in a giant democratic exercise – perhaps the biggest in our history. Over 33 million people – from England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and Gibraltar – have all had their say. We should be proud of the fact that in these islands we trust the people with these big decisions. We not only have a parliamentary democracy, but on questions about the arrangements for how we are governed, there are times when it is right to ask the people themselves, and that is what we have done.

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Local Teens Donate To Help Butte Fire Survivors

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/23/2016 02:17 PM
Mountain Ranch, CA...Almost $1,000 was raised by three area high school drama students recently who wanted to help survivors of the Butte Fire. “This is a wonderful, compassionate gesture,” said Allen Sender, Chairman of Calaveras Recovers, as he accepted the check on behalf of the all-volunteer group. Calaveras Recovers is the long-term, post disaster recovery organization focused on helping rebuild homes for the uninsured or underinsured families affected by last year’s devastating fire...

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Dogwood Seasonal Cuisine Rolls Into Summer & A Few Minutes With Chef Don McPherson

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/23/2016 12:49 PM
Arnold, CA...We had the pleasure to spend a few minutes with Chef/Owner Don McPherson at the beautiful Dogwood restaurant in Arnold. Don has brought another fine dining establishment to our area and they focus on fresh, high quality ingredients exquisitely prepared. Dogwood's food takes center stage in their spotless display kitchen. The great meals along with a wonderful wine selection are served in a warm, welcoming environment. The area has a new "Night Out" destination serving dinner 7 nights a week.

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New Summer Fashions at The Clothes Mine!

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/23/2016 10:45 AM
Angels Camp, CA...If these hot days are putting you in the mood for some new summer clothes, come see us in our new location next to the Angels Camp Medical Clinic at 220 S.Main Street. Dresses, skirts, a great selection of tops and great fitting pants and shorts. We're here to help you find the perfect outfit for your special occasion or just a few new things for fun! We're open from 10am-6pm, Monday through Saturday, 11am-5pm on Sundays, 890-7532. We look forward to seeing you!

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National News Brief

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/23/2016 10:09 AM
Washington, DC...Supreme Court Tie blocks Obama's Immigration Plan. Limited Affirmative Action upheld by court. Breath Test ok in DUI cases but blood draws need warrant & Van driver acquitted in Freddie Gray case.

FOCAS Is Sponsoring Free Shelter Cat Adoptions In June

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/23/2016 09:45 AM
San Andreas, CA....June is Adopt a Shelter Cat Month! In honor of this, Friends of Calaveras Animal Services (FOCAS) is sponsoring FREE CAT ADOPTIONS!! We have lots to choose from!! Come rescue your new best friend!! (while funds last)

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Middleton's Has Everything To Make Your House A Home!

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/23/2016 08:48 AM
Angels Camp, CA...Family owned and operated since 1955, Middleton's Mark twain Center, Inc was originally Calaveras Mercantile bought be Hank and Matilda Middleton in 1955. Starting as a furniture, feed, fabric and appliance business in the original 1500 sq. ft. location proved to not meet the needs of the community. Hank and Mat were now raising their young family, and seeing the potential growth and needs of Calaveras County purchased acres of land in 1960 just on the edge of town. They built and developed the first shopping center in the county. He anchored his 27,000 sq. ft. furniture, appliance, hardware, and gift shop with a local bank and grocery store....

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Another Hole in One at Greenhorn Creek Golf Resort in Angels Camp!!

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/23/2016 08:06 AM
Angels Camp, CA...Greenhorn Creek Men’s Club Member, Ralph Prevo scored a HOLE IN ONE Saturday June 18th. Ralph drained his Ace on Greenhorn hole #13, from 128 yards with a pitching wedge. This makes the third Hole In One in the month of June at Greenhorn! Congratulations Ralph!! We all enjoyed the drinks!!

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Steve Cox & Paul De Baldo Honored For Their Service To Bret Harte Students

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/23/2016 08:00 AM
Angels Camp, CA...At their June 20th board meeting, Bret Harte Union High School District board member Gail Bunge presented this year's Parent/Community Volunteer Awards to Steve Cox and Paul De Baldo, both of Copperopolis. Nominated by retiring Agriculture teacher Roy Beck, Cox was recognized for his volunteer work with FFA and the Ag Department. Along with organizing and managing the See's candy fundraiser, Cox has been a regular figure at all of the Ag events, helping with planning, set-up, and clean-up. Cox spoke highly of FFA and how he wanted to give back something in appreciation for all the program has done for his daughter Amanda, a recent BH grad heading up to Chico to major in Agriculture Education.

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Watch a Movie This Week at the Best Theatre in the Mother Lode...Angels Six Theatres!

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/22/2016 05:43 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!

Shop Local! Sierra Hills, Angels Food & Sierra Hills Natural Food Markets Weekly Specials Through June 28th

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/22/2016 05:02 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 Wishing you Good Times, Good Cheer, and a Great 2016. Sierra Hills Market 209-728-3402 Angels Food Market 209-736-4243


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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Big Trees Market Weekly Ad Through June 28th

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/22/2016 04:34 PM
Arnold, CA...Big Trees Market Weekly Ad Through June 28th

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Forest Service Survey Finds Record 66 Million Dead Trees in Southern Sierra Nevada

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/22/2016 02:02 PM
Vallejo, CA...The U.S. Forest Service today announced that it has identified an additional 26 million trees dead in California since October 2015. These trees are located in six counties across 760,000 acres in the southern Sierra Nevada region of the state, and are in addition to the 40 million trees that died statewide from 2010 to October 2015, bringing the total to at least 66 million dead trees. Four consecutive years of severe drought in California, a dramatic rise in bark beetle infestation and warmer temperatures are leading to historic levels of tree die-off.

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It's Locals Night At Milliaire Tonight!

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/22/2016 01:24 PM
Murphys, CA...Join Winemaker Steve on our creekside patio for HALF PRICED Milliaire wines & an evening of music you know, like you’ve never heard before! Local favorite Matt Cullen takes the stage at tonight’s Locals Night!

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Traffic Update....SUV vs SUV Near Hwy 49 & Parrotts Ferry

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/22/2016 12:58 PM
Columbia, CA...CHP is reporting an SUV vs SUV collision near Hwy 49 and Parrotts Ferry. Lanes are blocked and there is possible injuries. Please use caution and expect possible delays in the area...

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Traffic Update....Overturned Vehicle On Hwy 26

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/22/2016 12:50 PM
Valley Springs, CA...Hwy 26 is having a bad day traffic wise...first the fatality this morning and now an overturned vehicle near Olive Orchard. Let's be careful out there....

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Fire Update...Possible Vegetation Fire On Meacham Ranch Road

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/22/2016 11:49 AM
Angels Camp, CA...Air and ground units are enroute to a possible vegetation fire in the Meacham Ranch Rd. area. Please use caution in the area and will post updates if needed.


Calaveras County Sheriff's Logs Through June 21st

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/22/2016 11:22 AM
San Andreas, CA...The latest activity logs for the Calaveras County Sheriff's Deputies are enclosed...

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Calaveras Public Health Issues Heat Advisory To Residents

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/22/2016 10:00 AM
San Andreas, CA...Calaveras County Public Health Services has issued a heat advisory for the County. We urge the public to act now to prevent heat-related illness. Temperatures of 100 degrees or more are expected over the next several days. Dr. Kelaita, County Health Officer, stated, "Taking action now can prevent the possibility of heat-related illness. Some health conditions such as obesity, fever, dehydration, heart disease, poor circulation, sunburn and drug/alcohol use can make it harder for the body to stay cool in hot weather" Additional information is below...

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Fatality This Morning In Hwy 26 Head On Collision

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/22/2016 09:39 AM
Linden, CA...There was a fatality this morning on Hwy 26 and N. Wimer Road. Multiple vehicles were involved. Calaveras Consolidated was first on scene and the incident was just outside the county line. Please use caution in the area.

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Hazel Fischer Elementary School Is Bringing Back The Firecracker Mile! Register Today!!

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/17/2016 07:40 AM
Arnold, CA...The Hazel Fischer Elementary School is bringing back The Firecracker Mile! It will run on July 2nd, 2016 at 9:30 a.m. at the top of the Arnold Byway! Runners and walkers welcome! Once an Arnold Independence Day Parade tradition, the Firecracker Mile is a mile-long fun run that kicks off the Independence Day parade, beginning at the Arnold Byway and ending at Cedar Center.

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Pinnell's Carpet One Voted Best In The Mother Lode!

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/16/2016 07:45 AM
Angels Camp & Sonora, CA...“Do any of these faces look familiar?! When you visit Pinnell's, our team makes sure your project gets completed with the same care we would do to our own home! For 4 generations Pinnell's has been in the flooring industry and has been serving the tri-county area for over 40 years! We train and certify all of our in house installation team! Quality is what we do! Thank you for voting us Best of the Mother Lode since 2005!”

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Angels Trading Post Has Everything To Keep You Moving

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/15/2016 10:05 AM
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.

Estate Sale to Benefit the Diana J. White Cancer Institute

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/14/2016 08:23 AM
Sonora, CA...An estate sale will be held at the home of George and Diana White, June 24, 25 and 26, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 19279 2nd Garrotte Road in Groveland. Proceeds will benefit the Diana J. White Cancer Institute at Sonora Regional Medical Center. Last year, George White gave a generous estate gift in honor of his late wife, Diana. The gift, estimated at over $3 million, was directed to benefit the Cancer Center at Sonora Regional Medical Center. At the time of his gift, White said, “I am happy to make this estate gift to the hospital in her memory because I know it will help people in our community. That would have made Diana very happy.” To honor and recognize their substantial contribution, the Cancer Center will be renamed the Diana J. White Cancer Institute when it moves to its new location in the Medical Center’s Pavilion, scheduled to open in 2017.

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Ebbetts Pass Lumber Hiring For Full Time Bookkeeper Position At Ebbetts Pass Lumber

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/13/2016 12:04 PM
Arnold, CA...Help Wanted - Bookkeeper for Ebbetts Pass Lumber. Full time bookkeeper to assist with office functions including account management, payables, invoicing, payroll, inventory, general ledger, cash balancing and banking. Bookkeeping or office management experience required. Computer skills (Windows, QuickBooks, Excel, Word, Outlook) desired. Email resume to or call 209-795-1331 for more info.


Ebbetts Pass Lumber Now Hiring For Full Time Truck Driver Position

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/13/2016 11:56 AM
Arnold, CA...Ebbetts Pass Lumber Co. in Arnold seeks a full time truck / forklift driver for deliveries, loading, and customer service. Class A license preferred. Great benefits. Apply at Ebbetts Pass Lumber or Arnold Ace Hardware. Call 209-795-1331 for more info.


Big & Bold Specials From Black Sheep Winery

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/12/2016 07:44 PM
Murphys, CA...Black Sheep Winery arrived in Murphys with the 1984 harvest. From that first harvest we produced our 1984 Amador Zinfandel. The wine was styled in a big, bold way like nobody else could do. That's what makes us Black Sheep; we're different from the rest of the flock. We feature small batches of limited release wines handcrafted from high quality grapes grown in Calaveras and Amador Counties. We produce about 2,500 cases of wine per year, specializing in Zinfandels and Rhone varietals.

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Sign Up Now For Child Safety Babysitting Class

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/09/2016 10:42 AM

CWA's Beat The Heat Is August 13th

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/07/2016 04:53 PM
Murphys, CA...Dive into Calaveras Wine Country this August! Our wines have been making a splash, so join us before Summer is over and taste the vintages everyone has been raving about. Purchase a glass by visiting us in down-town Murphys or at one of our picturesque vineyards and Beat the Heat in the shade of the vines. With your purchase of a $20 commemorative glass you can stroll along our historic downtown and taste at a few of the seventeen tasting rooms located there. Whether you are shopping for the perfect rose’, looking to catch live music or explore a new winery, we are a wine-lover’s dream. Savor the last few drops of summer and explore what Calaveras Wine Country has to offer!

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Historic Hotel Leger's Third Season Of "Backyard Blues 'n' BBQ" Is Going On Now!

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/06/2016 01:20 PM
Mokelumne Hill, CA...The Historic Hotel Leger's third season of their food and music series, "Backyard Blues 'n' BBQ" is underway! The Fabulous Blues Shifters kicked off the season last Sunday of Memorial Day weekend, and there are 14 more outstanding Blues bands from the region that will be performing live in the Hotel's outdoor Pool Courtyard every Sunday afternoon from May 29 through September 4. This year's performers include several new acts that have not performed in prior years, all of whom have outstanding reputations in the Bay Area and Sacramento region. The lineup also includes the first Grammy-nominated artist, Texas bluesman Randy Macallister, who will be winding up his West Coast tour at the Historic Hotel Leger on Sunday, July 17.

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Congratulations Graduates From Mark Twain Medical Center

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/02/2016 07:52 AM
San Andreas, CA...Congratulations Graduates From Mark Twain Medical Center & We Are Here To Help You Travel Down Life's Paths...


Mind Matters Clinic Offers Programs To Help Children Progress in School

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/21/2016 05:41 PM
Murphys, CA...Students who are having difficulty with their reading and language skills have a place to seek help thanks to two programs offered by Mind Matters, the Murphys based non-profit clinic. Fast ForWord, a computer based learning program, will be available in Murphys and Sonora starting June 27. Mind Builder will be offered in Murphys starting July 5. The clinic is a comprehensive treatment center serving individuals and families affected by autism spectrum disorders, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD/ADD), and learning disabilities.


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Leona M. "Nonie" Winchell 1929 - 2016

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/21/2016 05:13 PM
San Andreas, CA...Leona M. "Nonie" Winchell was born on November 2, 1929 and passed away unexpectedly on June 14th, 2016. Nonie was the daughter of Dean and Verna James and was a longtime resident of Calaveras County. Nonie was preceded in death by her husband Herman Winchell, brother Grant Davis, sisters Jean Moreland and Margery Mathews. She is survived by her daughter Deborah and son-in-law Steven Stokes, nieces, nephews, cousins, many friends, and her cats Porker and Blackie.

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A Bit Of Motivation To Get You Out Exploring Our Area

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/21/2016 04:19 PM
Arnold, CA...A Bit Of Motivation To Get You Out Exploring Our Area

The President At Sentinel Bridge In Yosemite National Park

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/21/2016 08:19 AM
Yosemite, CA...THE PRESIDENT: Yes we can enjoy this. (Laughter.) This has to be the perfect way to spend Father’s Day and Father’s Day Weekend. (Applause.) And yesterday, our family checked out Carlsbad Caverns down in New Mexico. Today, I want to thank Superintendent Neubacher and all the incredible rangers and staff for hosting us here at Yosemite. They do a great job. We’re so proud of them. Give them a big round of applause. (Applause.) We also have here the Congressman for this area, Tom McClintock, who represents the park. We appreciate Congress continuing to work hard to support our national treasures. Give Tom a big round of applause. (Applause.)

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Hogan Asphalt Plant Moving To Carson Hill ~ By Supervisors Steve Kearney & Cliff Edson

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/21/2016 08:08 AM
Valley Springs & Angels Camp, CA...Over the weekend much was said on social media regarding the removal of the stored asphalt plant at the Hogan Quarry. At this time we are able to share the evolution of this project. The issues regarding the Asphalt Plant are complex and confusing. As county supervisors we have not been able to comment publicly up to this point or correct the misinformation being exchanged on social media and in the community for reasons related to county liability as well as possible legal issues.

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Calaveras Supervisors Meeting Tomorrow Will Focus On Cannabis & Cannabis Taxation (Update...Urgency Ordinance Renewed Until Feb, 2017, Tax Heading To Ballot)

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/20/2016 04:40 PM
San Andreas, CA...The Board of Supervisors agenda for June 21, 2016 is enclosed. Pursuant to Gov. Code 65858, Extend the Applicability of Chapter 17.95 of the Calaveras County Code, an Urgency Ordinance Regulating Medical Cannabis Cultivation and Commerce, for a Period Not to Exceed Ten Months and Fifteen Days. Introduce and waive reading of an Ordinance submitting to the vote of the electorate a Measure to impose a commercial cannabis tax on Outdoor/Mixed Light Cultivation at the rate of $2.00 per square foot of canopy area until the Department of Food and Agriculture has established and implemented a track and trace program under Business and Professions Code section 19335 et seq., at which time the tax rate shall be: $45.00 per pound of dry weight flower and bud and $10.00 per pound of dry weight leaves and trim; and a commercial cannabis tax on Indoor Cultivation at the rate of $5.00 per square foot of canopy area until the Department of Food and Agriculture has established and implemented a track and trace program under Business and Professions Code section 19335 et seq., at which time the tax rate shall be $70.00 per pound of dry weight flower and bud and $15.00 per pound of dry weight leaves and trim; and a gross proceeds tax of seven percent (7%) on the manufacturing of cultivated cannabis; and a gross proceeds tax of seven percent (7%) on retail medicinal or legal cannabis storefronts, collectives, and dispensaries, for general governmental purposes. These and more canibis related agenda items are below...

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Live Fire Training Cancelled

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/20/2016 04:10 PM
San Andreas, CA...The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) is cancelling the live fire training, which was scheduled to begin tomorrow, June 21st and run through Thursday June 24th at the Sardella Ranch.

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Grants Awarded For Job Training & Health Literacy

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/20/2016 03:29 PM
Sonora, CA...In December 2014, HealthLitNow, ( a 501(c)3 non-profit, was launched from the Tuolumne County Innovation Lab ( to provide Public Health Literacy programs for K-12 students throughout Tuolumne County and the Sierra Region. Public Health Literacy is defined as the degree to which individuals and groups can obtain, process, understand, evaluate, and act on information needed to make personal and public health decisions that benefit their community.

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Summer Is Here, Head For The Hills! Mother Nature's Air Conditioner!

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/20/2016 01:45 PM
Arnold, CA...Things are starting to heat up at lower elevations along the West Slope Northern Sierra Nevada. Today Sunny...warmer. Highs 67 to 82 higher elevations...79 to 91 lower elevations. Prevailing southeast winds up to 10 mph shifting to the southwest in the afternoon. Tonight Mostly clear. Lows 48 to 63 higher elevations...58 to 70 lower elevations. Prevailing southwest winds up to 10 mph shifting to the southeast after midnight.

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Traffic Update...White Van vs Motorcycle Near Evergreen & Green Oaks

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/20/2016 11:39 AM
Sonora, CA...CHP is reporting a motorcycle vs van collision with rider down in roadway near Evergreen & Green Oaks. Please use caution in the area....

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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 (Updated Plot Map...Get Your Lot Before They Are Gone!)

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/20/2016 10:08 AM
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....

Additional Photos And Map Enclosed. Video Interview Is Below

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FBI Releases Redacted Transcript Of Pulse 911 Calls

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/20/2016 09:19 AM
Orlando, FL...In order to provide an update on the progress of the investigation into the Pulse nightclub shooting, the FBI is releasing an excerpt from the timeline of events inside the Pulse nightclub during the early morning hours of Sunday, June 12, 2016. Out of respect for the victims of this horrific tragedy, law enforcement will not be releasing audio of the shooter’s 911 calls at this time, nor will law enforcement be releasing audio or transcripts of the calls made by victims at the Pulse nightclub during the incident. Furthermore, the name of the shooter and that of the person/group to whom he pledged allegiance are omitted.

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President Obama's Weekly Address : Standing with Orlando

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/20/2016 06:25 AM
Washington, DC...It’s been less than a week since the deadliest mass shooting in American history. And foremost in all of our minds has been the loss and the grief felt by the people of Orlando, especially our friends who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender. I visited with the families of many of the victims on Thursday. And one thing I told them is that they’re not alone. The American people, and people all over the world, are standing with them – and we always will.

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The Revitalized Murphys Homecoming Is July 16th! Don't Miss It!

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/19/2016 11:32 PM
Murphys, CA...For many years, Murphys Homecoming was a much anticipated and well-attended annual event. It was a time for residents, their friends from neighboring communities, and the people who had moved away to gather for a Norman Rockwell like day of fun, games, music, picnics, and camaraderie. It was a big deal. In recent years, with all the competing activities, and a dwindling number of volunteers, Homecoming has not been as successful. The Murphys Community Club’s board of directors is determined to reverse that trend and, along with a volunteer planning committee, breathe new life into this cherished tradition.

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Happy Ending To Search & Rescue Case

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/19/2016 12:02 PM
Pinecrest, CA...(A Happy Ending from the Tuolumne County Sheriff's Dept.) These boys, Jeremi and Mathew were in the area of ramble adventure above Cleo's bath in Pinecrest. Mark and Donna heard the boys talking as they hiked toward the summit and yelled out for help! Mathew and Jeremi went to Mark and Donna. Jeremi recognized LuLu through the pictures on social media and asked Mark and Donna if they were the lost hikers and if LuLu was their dog.

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Take Your Dad To Copperopolis Town Square Today

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/19/2016 11:44 AM
Copperopolis, CA...Today at Copperopolis Town Square Market you will find the yummy smell of cinnamon coming from Teddy's Donuts. Mother Lode Kettle Korn will be popping up some delicious Korn. Lemonlove making their popular Lemonades, Hummus Heaven with their 12 flavors of delicious Hummus and handmade pita chips and Breads. Cinnamon rolls, cannoli, turnovers and more from Rosa's Bakery. Gourmet Cheeses that are out of this world, Murphys Mustard Co with their huge variety of Mustards, Professor Went Nuts with their Assorted Fresh Nuts, Fresh Salsas, Roys Seasonings, Anna's Mexican and seafood, Sidewinder's, Mountain People Organics with fresh breads and more. Sunshine Farms with a huge variety of veggies, breads,and more. Cipponeri Family Farms with a large selection of farm fresh fruits and nuts, Merced Asian Farms, Mika's Cupcakes, Rosario's with their handcrafted Goat Milk Soaps and lotions, Shaved Ice, TeePee Bee Raw Honeys, Scentsy, Tupperware, Arts and Crafts, Home Decor and much more!! Live music by Russ Camp. Come on out and support your local farms and growers from 10-3pm!

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