Saturday, May 7th, Trail Building Memorial for Dave Edney
Posted by: thepinetree on 05/03/2016 01:08 PM
Arnold, CA...Dear Arnold Rim Trail Equestrians, Cyclists, and Hikers, It is with profound sadness that we say goodbye to Dave Edney who passed away earlier this year suddenly and unexpectedly from a heart attack. Almost everyone who came into contact with the Arnold Rim Trail Association over the past eight years knows "Captain Dave". He led our volunteer trailbuilding days, he led the Cougar Rock sunset hikes, he was a steering committee member, and he was the Captain of the Ebbetts Pass Aid Station for the Death Ride which ARTA has been staffing for the past four years. Everyone loved Dave for his energy, his indefatigable spirit, and his infectious smile.
Angels Camp, CA...Haven't shopped for Mom yet? Stop in to see the newest arrivals at The Clothes Mine in Angels Camp! Here are just a few of the fun new tops we've received in bright colors and bold prints. We also have several new dresses. Let us help you find the perfect outfit for Mom this Mothers Day! We're now located at 220 South Main Street next to the Angels Camp Medical Clinic. We're open from 10am-6pm, Monday through Saturday, and 11am-5pm on Sundays. Call us at 209.890.7532. We look forward to seeing you!
Caltrans District 10 Weekly Road Report Through May 7th
Posted by: thepinetree on 05/03/2016 11:36 AM
Angels Camp, CA...The latest schedule of road repairs and maintenance that will affect your travels in our area and as you travel. Locally crews will be working on Hwys 4, 12, 26, 49, 108 & 120. Below is Caltrans plans for repairs and maintenance on local roads. It shows the route, county and location of the possible repairs.
Eighteenth Annual Kid's Fishing Day Is May, 7th, 2016
Posted by: thepinetree on 05/03/2016 10:47 AM
Murphys, CA...Eighteenth Annual Kid's Fishing Day Is May, 7th, 2016! It will run from 9am until 2pm at Murphys Historical Community Park on Algiers Road just south of Murphys Hotel. There is no entry fee or application required and you can bring your own fishing equipment or use our equipment. Bring the whole family and enjoy the day.
Let J.G. Dollar & Associates Build Your Dream Home Or Even Dreamy Retaining Walls 209.795.5191
Posted by: thepinetree on 11/09/2014 09:16 AM
Arnold, CA...JG Dollar and Associates has been designing and building Custom Homes, Additions and Remodels for almost 25 years. Our experience in a wide variety of specialties and styles gives us that competitive edge and ensures that your project will benefit from a complete understanding of the building process....
Calaveras Supervisors Agenda For Tuesday, May 3rd. Marijuana Urgency Ordinance Not On Agenda Due To Brown Act Requirements
Posted by: thepinetree on 05/02/2016 09:30 AM
San Andreas, CA...The agenda for the special Board of Supervisors meeting scheduled for Tuesday, May 3, 2016 is enclosed. The draft urgency ordinance related to medical marijuana could not be finalized to meet the Brown Act posting requirement. Today, the Board will discuss a future meeting date for the urgency ordinance to be discussed.
The Trout Spot Is Your Home For All Things Fly Fishing, Trout Flies & Home Decor
Posted by: thepinetree on 05/01/2016 08:38 AM
Arnold, CA...We are a full service fly shop with all of the great products you can find at TheTroutSpot.com as well as guided fishing trips, casting and fly tying instruction. We will also be providing short walking excursions to some of our local waters later in the year for those of you who have not had the chance to fish in the Arnold area. Make sure to stop by and say hello.
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!
Angels Trading Post Has Everything To Keep You Moving
Posted by: thepinetree on 04/11/2016 11:24 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.
Traffic Alert....Motorcycle Down Near Hwy 49 and Cosgrove
Posted by: thepinetree on 05/01/2016 05:12 PM
San Andreas, CA....CHP is reporting a motorcycle down near Hwy 49 and Cosgrove. Please use caution in the area...
Market At The Square Kicks Off 2016 Season With Music, Food, Fruit, Veggies, Crafts & More!!
Posted by: thepinetree on 05/01/2016 11:55 AM
Copperopolis, CA...Market At The Square Kicks Off 2016 Season With Music, Food, Fruit, Veggies, Crafts & More!! So head on down to Copperopolis Town Square as the festivities are going on till 3pm. C'mon out and Celebrate with us at our Grand Opening of Our 2nd Annual Certified Farmers Market till 3pm!! Live Music by Jill and The Giants, Farm Fresh Summer Fruits and Veggies.. Cherries, Strawberries and much more! Fresh breads, Baked goods, Raw Honeys, Spices, Mustards, Artisan Food and Craft Vendors! Horse and Carriage Rides! Face Painting! Bob The Balloon Guy! Wine tasting! Bounce house! A fun Day for All! Our wonderful shops will be open so be sure to stop in and see them. We offer Boutique clothing, home decor, olive oils, wine tasting, handcrafted ice cream, coffees, Art, dining and more!
Ann Radford Your Candidate For Calaveras County Supervisor District 4
Posted by: thepinetree on 05/01/2016 07:21 AM
Copperopolis & Angels Camp, CA...Ann Radford Your Candidate For Calaveras County Supervisor District 4
Copperopolis Town Square's "Market At The Square" Farmers Market Begins Second Season On Sunday
Posted by: thepinetree on 04/26/2016 11:20 AM
Copperopolis, CA...(Update...In the picture below you can already see fruit & produce vendors getting ready on Sunday Morning) C'mon out and Celebrate with us at our Grand Opening of Our 2nd Annual Farmers Market Coming Up on Sunday May 1st, 10am-3pm!! Live Music by Jill and The Giants, Farm Fresh Summer Fruits and Veggies.. Cherries, and much more! Artisan Food and Craft Vendors! Horse and Carriage Rides! Face Painting! Bob The Balloon Guy! Wine tasting! Bounce house! A fun Day for All! Our wonderful shops will be open so be sure to stop in and see them. We offer Boutique clothing, home decor, olive oils, wine tasting, handcrafted ice cream, coffees, Art, dining and more!
21st Amendment Brewery Goes Wild & Scenic With O.A.R.S
Posted by: thepinetree on 04/30/2016 07:13 PM
Angels Camp, CA...A surfer, a punk photographer, a paralegal and finally a brewmaster, Shaun O’Sullivan has lived many lives. Now running the wildly successful San Francisco-based 21st Amendment Brewery, O’Sullivan has found a new challenge in bringing his wares on river trips. We sat down with O’Sullivan at his new San Leandro brewing location to talk about getting hooked on rafting, how he was inspired by the Wild & Scenic Tuolumne River, and which beer goes best with late night campfires.
CCF Grant Will Help Make Murphys Community Park Children Safe
Posted by: thepinetree on 04/30/2016 01:24 PM
Murphys, CA...A $15,000 grant from the Calaveras Community Foundation will make it possible for the heavily used children’s area of the Murphys Community Park to be repaired, made safe, and brought up to state standards. “Unknown people have vandalized the area and virtually destroyed the slides and climbing apparatus making them unsafe,” says Sue Friedman, president of the Murphys Community Club that has the responsibility for the upkeep and operation of the park. “This generous grant will allow us to restore the equipment and buy new swings. It will also pay for installing several tons of wood chips in the area as mandated by the state.”
Traffic & Fire Update....Brush Fire On Hemming Road
Posted by: thepinetree on 04/30/2016 01:05 PM
Jamestown, CA....And so it begins....as the grasses start to dry the fires are starting at lower elevations. CHP is reporting a brush fire on Hemming Road. Lets be careful out there. It's a bit too early to have to start worrying about fire season...
President Obama's Weekly Address: It’s Time for the Senate To Do Its Job
Posted by: thepinetree on 04/30/2016 11:33 AM
Washington, DC...Hi, everybody. It’s now been 45 days since I nominated Judge Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court. Judge Garland is a man of experience, integrity, and unimpeachable qualifications. Judge Garland is someone who Senate Republicans are on record saying is “a man of accomplishment and keen intellect;” a man who’s “honest and capable;” a man whose “reputation is beyond reproach.” Those are all quotes from Republicans in the Senate.
San Andreas, CA...The 2016 Relay for Life event on April 25th 9am to April 26th 9am. The event is held this year at Calaveras High School in San Andreas. If you are a Cancer survivor, caregiver, know someone who has been effected by cancer or not and would like to participate- all are welcome!! You can participate in many ways from forming a new team, joining a team, purchasing a Luminaria bag in honor or memory of a loved one, donating to individuals or teams or joining us on the day to purchase raffle tickets, baked goods, or to play carnival games. If you have a raffle prize you'd like to donate, (something made or purchased), or make a monitory donation be assured that 72% of every dollar raised goes directly to fund cancer research and ACS programs!
Big Trees North Grove Guided Tours Saturdays At 1pm
Posted by: thepinetree on 04/30/2016 10:47 AM
Arnold, CA...North Grove Guided Tours – Guided walks of the North Grove are held on Saturday at 1 pm. The walk is 1.5 to 2 hours. Meet in front of the Visitor Center. Bring water and your comfortable shoes.
Murphys Historic Walking Tour Every Saturday At 10am
Posted by: thepinetree on 04/30/2016 10:35 AM
Murphys, CA...Every Saturday at 10am the Walking Tours of Historic Downtown Murphys are available at no charge (donations gratefully accepted) on Saturday mornings at 10am leaving from the Old Timers Museum on Main Street. Please contact Jo Sanders at 209-728-3072
Don't Miss The Big, Ginormous 50% Off Sale Tomorrow Only At Arnold CHS Thrift Store
Posted by: thepinetree on 04/29/2016 11:16 AM
Arnold, CA...Don't Miss The Big, Ginormous 50% Off Sale Tomorrow Only At Arnold CHS Thrift Store
Nail Trimming Clinic At Arnold CHS Thrift Store
Posted by: thepinetree on 04/28/2016 03:52 PM
Arnold, CA...Nail Trimming Clinic Saturday April 30, 2016. All proceeds to benefit the Calaveras Humane Society. 10am – 2pm. Calaveras Humane Society Thrift Store – Arnold $10 for trim $15 for trim & file. Please bring your pets on a leash or in a small animal carrier. Brought To You By: Aloha Boarding & Training and Carrie’s Critter Couture & Biscuit Bar for information call Carrie @ 209.480.6347 or Karen @ 209.736.6989
Copperopolis, CA...On Saturday, April 30 from 8am - 2pm the Copperopolis Parks & Rec will be hosting a Flea Market. Sell your stuff, Donate your stuff or buy some stuff! It will be a great way to spend the day.
Join Renner Winery For Their 20th Annual Bonfire At The Winery
Posted by: thepinetree on 04/23/2016 10:03 AM
Murphys, CA...Join us on April 30th for a fun evening with live music, a delicious dinner, wonderful wines, vineyard tours, dancing, a giant bonfire and more all in the most beautiful vineyard on the planet. Tickets are just $45.00 for Members, and $55.00 for others. Call the Tasting Room for tickets, (209) 728-2314, or email; Diane@rennerwinery.com. Nestled in a valley in the beautiful Sierra Foothills near Murphys, California, Doctor Ian Renner found paradise. With rolling hills surrounded by Lake Melones, this valley reminded him of New Zealand and so, he named it “Canterbury.”
“Alice’s Adventures” Headlines Studio 4 Dance Theater’s Spring Showcase, April 29-30, 2016 in Angels Camp
Posted by: thepinetree on 04/20/2016 01:01 AM
Angels Camp, CA...Studio 4 Dance Theater’s Spring Showcase 2016 will once again thrill the audience as they perform their unique version of the ballet classic “Alice in Wonderland.” The Spring Showcase has only two performances: 7pm, Friday, April 29, and 3pm, Saturday, April 30, 2016 at the Bret Harte Theater in Angels Camp, and it’s appropriate for all ages. Tickets to the Spring Showcase 2016 are $12 for adults and $8 for children 12 and under, reserved seating is available beginning April 1, at www.studio4dancetheater.com or by calling 1-800-595-4849, or at the box office one hour before each show (cash or check only.) For further information, the public may contact Tammie Lee at 209-728-5347.
Pinecrest, CA...Last night around 5:55 PM, an alert citizen spotted what he believed to be human remains in the area of Highway 108 and Old Strawberry Road in Pinecrest and called the Sheriff's Office. Tuolumne County Sheriff's Deputies and Detectives responded to the scene and confirmed the remains were human.
San Andreas, CA...For the appointment of Sheriff this special meeting is being held so the Board of Supervisors may conduct a public interview of the five (5) candidates. All of the candidates have submitted their application packets, meet the requirements to occupy the position of Sheriff and have participated in first round interviews by a ranking committee made up of law enforcement professionals.
Columbia College's "Symphony Of The Sierra" On April 30th
Posted by: thepinetree on 04/29/2016 03:49 PM
Columbia, CA...Columbia College will present its spring concert “Symphony of the Sierra” at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 30th in the Dogwood Theater. The wide-ranging repertoire promises to be a performance well worth hearing. According to orchestra conductor, Mic Harper, “The repertoire provides a wonderful introduction to orchestral music for children and is complex enough to satisfy the seasoned classical ear.”
West Point, CA...The week of May 2, 2016 CALFIRE, in cooperation with Sierra Pacific Industries, will conduct a prescribed burn to reduce forest fuels along Winton Road just east of the community of West Point near Lily Valley Circle. This burn project is part of the Winton- Schaads Vegetation Management Plan. The purpose of the prescribed burn is to create a shaded fuel break between the community of West Point and the timber lands of Sierra Pacific Industries.
San Andreas, CA...San Andreas – Sunday, May 1, 2016, at 8:00 a.m. the Tuolumne-Calaveras Unit of the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) will require burning permits within State Responsibility Areas of Tuolumne County, Calaveras County, Eastern Stanislaus County and Eastern San Joaquin County. Burn hours vary; contact the Air Pollution Control District (APCD) for hours.
Pioneer Creek Leather Opening Tomorrow In San Andreas
Posted by: thepinetree on 04/29/2016 11:55 AM
San Andreas, CA...Pioneer Creek Leather is opening tomorrow at 107 E. St. Charles Street(Hwy 49) in San Andreas, They have the motorcycling accessories you need. Vests, Chaps, Gloves, Bags, Boots, Helmets & more! Pioneer Creek Leather will be open Fridays, 2-5:30, Saturdays and Sundays, 12-6.
Authorities On Look Out For Home Invasion Robbery Suspect
Posted by: thepinetree on 04/29/2016 09:47 AM
Sonora, CA...The Tuolumne County Sheriff's Office is currently investigating a home invasion robbery which occurred just before 6 AM this morning on Campbells Flat Road in Sonora. This was not a random act. This residence was specifically targeted.
Elderly Dog Found On Arnold Rim Trail....Help The Pooch Back Home (Happy Ending Dog & Owners Reunited)
Posted by: thepinetree on 04/29/2016 09:39 AM
Arnold, CA...Elderly Dog found on RIM trail in Hathaway Pines off Hillcrest Drive on 4/28 at 7pm. No collar or ID tags found on dog. Has been to Arnold Vet and no micro chip was found. Please call 795-2502 or 768-2504 for more information. (Happy Ending Dog & Owners Reunited)
Coop's Coffee House & Drive Through Is Open 6am - 6pm Everyday
Posted by: thepinetree on 04/29/2016 07:04 AM
Avery, CA...A great place to people watch and indulge in tasty treats. Served everyday all day! Open 6-6! Treat yourself to our Mochas, Cooperchino our blended coffee drink as well. You can call ahead at 209.822.3967 and your order will be ready & waiting.
The Calaveras Humane Society Will Make Your Mother Happy
Posted by: thepinetree on 04/29/2016 06:37 AM
Arnold, CA...The Calaveras Humane Society Will Make Your Mother Happy!
CAL FIRE Investigators Determine Butte Fire Caused By Tree Into PG&E Powerline
Posted by: thepinetree on 04/28/2016 01:54 PM
Sacramento – After a thorough investigation, CAL FIRE has determined that the 2015 Butte Fire was sparked by a tree that came into contact with a Pacific Gas & Electric Company powerline. Investigators were dispatched as part of the initial response to the Butte Fire and immediately began working to determine the origin and cause of the fire. The ensuing investigation uncovered evidence that contact between a tree and a PG&E powerline near Butte Mountain Road in Amador County sparked the fire on September 9, 2015. The fire burned for 22 days and spread into Calaveras County before the blaze was fully contained. The fire became the 7th most destructive wildfire in California’s history. Two civilians lost their lives and more than 900 structures were destroyed by the fire. At its peak, nearly 5,000 firefighters battled the blaze. Resources included 519 fire engines, 18 helicopters, 8 airtankers, 92 hand crews, 115 bulldozers, and 60 water tenders...
Cal Fire Investigation Report Finds PG&E at Fault for 2015 Butte Fire Calaveras County Supervisors Demand Hundreds of Millions in Compensation for PG&E Negligence in Butte Fire Catastrophe
Posted by: thepinetree on 04/28/2016 01:46 PM
Calaveras County, CA...The Calaveras County Board of Supervisors today said it will pursue all legal avenues and seek hundreds of millions of dollars in compensation from Pacific Gas and Electric Co. after a Cal Fire investigation determined the utility was guilty of causing the 2015 Butte Fire. The County said it will also seek an investigation, penalty and fines from the California Public Utilities Commission for PG&E’s responsibility for the fire’s devastation and damage.
Major Injures In Angels Camp Suspected DUI Collision Last Night
Posted by: thepinetree on 04/28/2016 09:45 AM
Angels Camp, CA...A 36 year old Murphys man was traveling northbound on SR-49 north of Copello Dr. at a high rate of speed. An Angels Camp police officer was following his Chrysler 300 with emergency lights activated in an attempt to make an enforcement stop. A 41 year old Pine Grove man in his Ford F250 was traveling northbound on SR-49 ahead of the Chrysler. A 54 year old Mokelumne Hill man in his 2012 F550 was traveling southbound on SR-49 approaching the other two vehicles. The Murphys man allowed the front of his car to collide into the left rear of the Pine Grove man's pickup. He was able to regain control after the collision and safely slow to a stop on the shoulder. He lost control of his 300 and spun into the southbound lane.
Arts Council Celebrating Mary Jane Genochio's Career Sunday
Posted by: thepinetree on 04/28/2016 09:16 AM
Mokelumne Hill, CA...On Sunday May 1st, at 5pm the Calaveras Arts Council is hosting a "bring your own basket" picnic to celebrate the well-deserved retirement of Executive Director, Mary Jane Genochio, and wish out-going Office Manager, Wendy Muster, all the best in her expanded life in San Francisco. At the same time we will be welcoming Kathy Mazzaferro as Interim Executive Director. Bring your favorite picnic and libations, chairs, maybe even your guitars as we recognize these three outstanding leaders..
First Quarter GDP 0.5% As Economy Stays In Holding Pattern
Posted by: thepinetree on 04/28/2016 07:43 AM
Washington, DC...Real gross domestic product -- the value of the goods and services produced by the nation’s economy less the value of the goods and services used up in production, adjusted for price changes -- increased at an annual rate of 0.5 percent in the first quarter of 2016, according to the "advance" estimate released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis. In the fourth quarter, real GDP increased 1.4 percent.
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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.