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Mark Twain Medical Center Announces 6th Annual Spring Health Fair & Lupus Awareness Fun/Run Walk

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/23/2015 09:38 AM
San Andreas, CA...Mark Twain Medical Center (MTMC) will be holding its 6th Annual Health Fair and Lupus Fun/Run Walk on Saturday, March 28th from 8am until noon at Ironstone Vineyards in Murphys. Over forty community health related service groups will participate in this community-wide event. A wealth of information will be available on topics such as senior health services, health insurance, nutrition, and fitness. Low cost testing and services include Blood Analysis ($45), and Bone Density Screenings ($10). In addition to the five-panel blood analysis (this test consists of a chemistry panel, thyroid, complete blood count, lipid panel, iron for women, and PSA for men), the Medical Center will also now screen for vitamin D deficiencies....

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Great Skiing This Weekend!- This Week at Bear Valley!

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/27/2015 11:11 AM
Mattly's Weather! Sunny today with a high near 67. East northeast wind 6 to 11 mph becoming light and variable. As High pressure sets back in we'll see beautiful spring like weather with temps in the upper 60's into the weekend. It's a perfect time to come on up as Spring break begins for some.

Today's Conditions by MattlyFreeheel Race Series and Festival

One of a kind event at Bear Valley! It doesn't matter if you're a seasoned backcountry traveler or new to the scene, this event is intended to inspire winter enthusiasts who want to learn about safe and fun backcountry travel. Avalanche clinics, instruction, and a fun party!




Enjoy a four-course menu specially prepared by Creekside's Head Chef Bob Mason, paired with some of the best wine in the region - with education about the art of wine making from Hatcher Winery.

Enjoy the positive and rhythmic style of Mike Annuzzi at 7 pm in the Cathedral Lounge.

To make it an extra-special event plan to stay at the Bear Valley Lodge and plan to hit the slopes the next day! Call the Bear Valley Lodge to book now (209)-753-2327

Who's taking advantage of $12 Tuesdays? One MORE Tuesday to go, every adult, teen, child and senior regular priced ticket is only $12!

See you March 31!

Join us on the slopes for some Pure Mountain Fun on April 11th. This is sure to be an awesome day on the mountain that you will not want to miss! Pond Skimming in your best retro get-up, old school jump contest, brews on the deck and one last weekend of the season.




New Spring Arrivals at The Clothes Mine!

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/27/2015 11:00 AM
Angels Camp, CA...Classic black & whites are a staple for any Spring wardrobe. We have beautiful tops in tunic, sleeveless, and button front styles for dressy or casual occasions. Stop by and see us soon for the best selection! We are located in historic downtown Angels Camp and are open every day 10am -6pm. Stop in or give us a call at 209.890.7532. We look forward to seeing you!

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Traffic Update...Deceased Deer In Roadway Near Independence Rd / Railroad Flat Rd & Vehicle On Boulder On Via Este Rd

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/27/2015 08:11 AM
Rail Road Flat, CA...A deer has picked the middle of the roadway as a good place to decompose and there is a vehicle on a boulder on Via Este Road in Sonora. Let's be careful out there...

The Big Spring Has Arrived Sale Going On Now At 49er Motors

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/27/2015 07:39 AM
Angels Camp, CA...49er Motors Spring has arrived sale!! We have been spring shopping and new inventory is arriving daily. We are now a Credit Union Direct lender (CUDL) and have a wide selection of lenders that we work with. If you have a down payment and an income source we can most likely get you financed. Come on down and see us today!!

2002 GMC SIERRA 2500HD EXT CAB WITH FLEETWOOD ELKHORN CABOVER CAMPER 11x with aluminum construction. All in One! Get Ready For Adventures!!! Camping Season Is Here!!! GMC Automatic, 8.1L V8 Engine Plenty Of Power, Long Bed, 2500 HD, New Tires, Very Low Miles. Cabover Camper Fleetwood Elkhorn Rv Cabover Camper, A/C Unit, 3 Burner Stove, Attached Awning, Privacy Glass, Self Contained Bathroom, Microwave, indoor and out door shower, Hideaway Bunk Bed, Sleeps 4 Comfortably, Self Leveling Jacks, Generator and MUCH MORE!! Sought After Side Door Entrance. Tons of storage! You have To come Check Out this one, Such a Great Combo All In One. Truck Vin:1GTHC29G92E151611 Camper Vin:1ek6x110622303641

2006 Subaru Impreza 2.5 WRX, 4-Cyl, Turbo, 2.5 Liter, 5-Spd, AWD, 2 owner clean car fax and has tons of service records on car fax. Dual Air Bags, Side Air Bags, Automatic Locks and Doors. This isn't your average Subaru. Definitely one you won't want to pass up!!!! ON SALE $12,949 VIN-JF1GD79636G506673

2013 Nissan Murano SL, V6, 3.5 Liter, Automatic, CVT, AWD, Power Liftgate Release, Traction Control, Vehicle Dynamic Control, ABS (4-Wheel), Keyless Entry, Keyless Start, Air Conditioning, Power Windows, Power Door Locks, Cruise Control, Power Steering, Tilt & Telescoping Wheel, AM/FM Stereo, SiriusXM Satellite, Bluetooth Wireless, Dual Air Bags, Side Air Bags, F&R Head Curtain Air Bags, Heated Seats, Dual Moon Roofs ON SALE $21,449 VIN- JN8AZ1MW1DW316772

2006 Hummer H2 4x4, this is a CREAM PUFF! Looks and drives like new with lots of options including Luxury Package, Air Suspension, Navigation, DVD with head rest monitors, Back Up Camera, Power Everything, Moon Roof, and so much more. You wont find a nicer, cleaner Hummer than this!! Come see it today!! Priced way below blue book ON SALE $19,949 VIN-5GRGN23U16H122319

2007 GMC YUKON DENALI AWD, 6.2L V8 380 Hp, Leather Interior, Naviagation, Bose Speakers, Captain Chairs, Automatic Liftgate, Heated Front and Rear Seats, 3rd Row. Chrome Aftermarket Rims, Chrome Trim. Luxury SUV for the family to look great in. Come take it for a Test Drive you wont be disappointed!!!!!
ON SALE $18,949 VIN:1GKFK63817J223116

2005 Ford F150 FX4- 4x4, Clean Car Fax with regular service records. Leather, Premium sound, Dvd player, parking sensors, adjustable pedals, Power windows and locks, upgraded rims and tires and much more. This is one solid truck that would make you proud to drive! Come down and take a look at this one today!
ON SALE $19,949 Vin-1FTPW14505FA73706

2005 Chevy Aveo LT, Great MPG, One Owner with a clean car fax, Automatic, Power windows and locks, this is a great cheap ride!! Safety checked and ready to go with our famous 3 month 3,000 mile warranty! Come and see it today!! ON SALE $5440 VIN-KL1TG52605B324382

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Murphys to Markleeville – “The Schedule” – March 27 to April 4

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/27/2015 07:37 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.”

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The Clothes Mine and Blooms and Things featured at the Calaveras Wedding Faire!

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/26/2015 02:40 PM
Angels Camp, CA...The Clothes Mine Bridal and Formalwear produced a fabulous fashion show at the Calaveras Wedding Faire held at Ironstone Vinyards on Sunday, March 22nd. Local models wore gorgeous gowns from the Sutter Creek and Angels Camp locations, with beautiful bouquets provided by Blooms and Things. Hair and makeup were done by Jen'z Salon in Murphys, with custom tanning by SUNsual Tanning Boutique in Angels Camp. The event was produced by Sound Extreme Productions of Sonora. If you missed this one, be sure to plan for the next bridal fashion show featuring The Clothes Mine. It will be held on May 3rd, at the Jackson Rancheria Casino Resort. For more information, call The Clothes Mine at 209.890.7532.

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Celebrating Hospice Volunteers April 12 – 18 During National Volunteer Week, Hospice of Amador & Calaveras Honors those who Give Selflessly to Others

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/26/2015 02:29 PM
Jackson, CA...Over 40 years ago, the U.S. hospice movement was founded by dedicated volunteers who wanted to bring compassion and care to people at life’s end. This commitment to volunteering among our nation’s hospices continues to be a foundation of hospice care. During National Volunteer Week, April 12-18, Hospice of Amador & Calaveras is celebrating the many gifts of its dedicated volunteers from our community who provide support, companionship and dignity to patients and family caregivers facing serious and life-limiting illness...
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Murphys Area Churches Easter Week Schedule

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/26/2015 02:24 PM

Beautiful Featured Home & Open House 11:00am to 3:00pm on Saturday March 28

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/26/2015 02:11 PM
Big Trees Village, CA...One of a kind property in Big Trees Village. Two separate homes on an oversized 1.1 acre lot with a lovely view of the mountains. The Main house is 2400 square feet with 3 bedrooms, 2 baths and 2 half baths. Downstairs is a large rec room perfect for watching t.v. or playing games. Open floor plan with beautiful hardwood floors, quartz counter tops, gas appliances. The second home is a charming care takers cottage featuring 1000 square feet with a full kitchen, 2 sleeping areas and 1.5 baths..

Calaveras Sheriff Volunteers Provided Traffic Control During Irish Day

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/26/2015 12:47 PM
Murphys, CA...Under the coordinnation of Sgt. Vic Farina, the following Calaveras Sheriff Volunteers, Lyle Bradt, Louis Chiu, Sgt. Bob Fienberg, Jim Garrick, Kathleen Hogue Gonzalez,Sandra Kraft, Judy McMurtry, Cpt. Betty Miner, Ron Parker and Rudy Silberbauer provided traffic control during the annual St. Patrick's Day Parade last Saturday in Murphys. This annual public event was well attended. Everyone enjoyed the beautiful weather and the festivities at this community event...

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Thursday Night Jam Sessions At Micki & Larry’s Sports Pub

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/26/2015 12:39 PM

Robert Porovich 1913 - 2015

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Michael Ray Jakubik 1980 - 2015

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/26/2015 12:27 PM
Copperopolis, CA...Michael Ray Jakubik, age 35, died on March 20, 2015 in Sonora Regional Medical Center. Michael was born on January 6, 1980, to Jerome and Kathleen (Tucker) Jakubik, in Orange County California. He resided with his wife Sarah and daughter Heather in Copperopolis, California. He enjoyed repairing small engines and riding ATVs with his wife and daughter. He is survived by his wife Sarah, daughter Heather, mother Kathleen, sister Jennifer (Andy) Willeford and in-laws, nieces and nephews...

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Shop Local For All Your Ink & Toner Needs At Cartridge Suppy Ink In Angels Camp

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/26/2015 12:20 PM
Angels Camp, CA...At Cartridge Supply Ink We sell Toner, Ink, along with new and used printers. We also work on all laser jet printers. Save and extra 10% for Vets and an extra 25% for Active Duty Service Members...

American Red Cross Fire Safety Campaign Aims to Raise Awareness, Reduce Deaths and Injuries in Murphys Fire District

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/26/2015 12:09 PM
Murphys, CA...On Saturday, March 28th, Red Cross volunteers will join members of the Murphys Fire Department to visit local neighborhoods and help residents be fire safe. Volunteers will go door-to-door sharing important fire safety information, and also install smoke and carbon monoxide detectors if and where needed. This community canvass is part of a national Red Cross campaign aimed to reduce home fire-related deaths and injuries by as much as 25 percent over the next five years. The campaign seeks to increase the use of smoke alarms in neighborhoods with higher frequencies of home fires and to encourage all Americans to develop and practice their fire escape plans...

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Looking old and weathered encouraged by local club

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/26/2015 11:55 AM
San Andreas, CA...While we attempt to delay our own inevitable aging, bonsai experts embrace the opposite as it relates to their miniature trees. Specimens looking old and even ancient with weather-beaten trunks and twisted limbs are prized and valued for their natural artistic beauty...

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"Tank" The English Bulldog Was Quite The Hit At Irish Day

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/26/2015 11:41 AM
Murphys, CA...My name is Nicole Collum. My husband Larry Collum, my son Andrew and I went to Irish Days with our English Bulldog "Tank." Tank was a hit!! Everybody just loved him and we got stopped dozens of times for people to take pictures with him and pet him and love him. He was really the celebrity bulldog there. This is Tank with the famous leprechaun and my husband Larry.

Here is Tank all dressed up for the day!

Calaveras County General Plan, Concerns ~ Letter To The Editor By Calaveras County Republican Party

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/26/2015 11:03 AM
San Andreas, CA...It is our position that our Board of Supervisors in 2006 grossly erred with their original decision to undertake a “Comprehensive Overhaul” of our county’s 1996 General Plan. The BOS was sold a bill-of-goods, based on some very creative assumptions, with a price tag of $1 million+ dollars. These assumptions delivered by and outside group have proven to be without merit, reckless and because of the high dollar amount extracted from our unaware BOS, deplorable. Then over the past 9 years, with multiple revisions of the General Plan and Planning Directors, all adding to the confusion and concern as to the direction our rural county’s was headed. With each revision comes more ambiguous planning language, more restrictive and complex zoning and property rights challenges, all infuriating property owners and stalling development, one of our vital economic engines...

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Calaveas County Republican Party Weighs In On General Plan

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/26/2015 10:53 AM

La Grange Rodeo Sunday March 29, 2015

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/26/2015 10:38 AM
La Grange, CA...Want to have a real small town, down home Western experience? The La Grange Rodeo Sunday March 29th is for you. It's a full day, with slack roping and riding events starting 8 AM Sunday morning. Get there around noon to see the Rodeo Queen crowning ceremony. Best be in your seats before 1 PM when the Grand Entry begins at the La Grange Rodeo Arena, overlooking the Tuolumne River canyon, east of town on Hwy 132. You'll see bull riding, bareback and saddle bronc riding, team roping and calf roping, steer wrestling, barrel racing, and of course the rodeo clowns. Then there's the goat scramble for kids 8 and under. Catch the goat and you keep it! You'll find plenty of food and refreshments to sample and lots of Cowboy and Cowgirl gear to help you put on the style...

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Traffic Update...Red Suburu On It's Side Near Sr108 / Long Barn Rd

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/26/2015 10:33 AM
Long Barn, CA...CHP is reporting a Red Subaru on it's side with unknown if any injuries to it's occupants near Sr108 / Long Barn Rd. Let's be careful out there..

Make Plans For Easter Brunch At Murphys Hotel

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/26/2015 10:15 AM

Traffic Update...Ford Ranger On It's Side Near Avery Sheep Ranch Rd / Sheep Ranch Rd

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/26/2015 10:10 AM
Sheep Ranch, CA...CHP is reporting a Ford Ranger on it's side and tools in the roadway about 1/2 mile north of the Avery Sheep Ranch Rd / Sheep Ranch Rd intersection. The extent of injuries if any are unknown at this time. Let's be careful out there...

San Andreas Woman Loses Her Life In Accident Near Mokelumne Hill

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/26/2015 09:57 AM
Mokelumne Hill, CA...Connie Sullivan, 53 From San Andreas lost her life in an accident near Mokelumne Hill. The accident occurred at approximately 3:15pm and Sullivan was driving her 1991 Dodge in the southbound traffic lane of SR-49 at an unknown speed when, for an unknown reason, she allowed her vehicle to travel to the right and off the paved portion of the roadway. The Dodge traveled down the steep embankment and overturned. After the collision, it came to rest on its roof facing in an Easterly direction off the roadway, and down the embankment...

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Assault with a Deadly Weapon Arrest In Jamestown

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/26/2015 09:40 AM
Jamestown, CA...On 3/3/15 Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to a “homeless camp” near Highway 108 and Stockton Avenue on a report of an altercation. Responding Deputies met with the 40 year old male victim who reported he had been assaulted and threatened by two males. At one point during the altercation one of the males fired at least one shot from a handgun, and demanded the victim leave the area...
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Huge Paint Sale Now At Arnold Ace Home Center

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/26/2015 09:09 AM
Arnold, CA...Arnold Ace Home Center has a Huge Buy One Get One Free Paint Sale Going On Now. Pages & Pages of Savings are enclosed...

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Shop Local! Sierra Hills, Angels Food & Sierra Hills Natural Food Markets. Weekly Specials For March 25 - 31! Order Your Easter Cakes!

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/26/2015 07:58 AM
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 Order Your Easter Cakes by Lila & Sage - Pre-Order Today! Festive, fresh and delicious custom cakes for Easter, Springtime and all special occasions. 8" round $29.99 serves 10 -15. 6" round $19.99 serves 6 - 8. Chocolate, Vanilla or Carrot Call 209-728-2604 or email us at Want to talk to us about planning and catering your next event? Email Skye at

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.
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"Got Dogwoods? We Do!!!

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/26/2015 07:53 AM
Murphys, CA...Murphys Nursery has all the Dogwoods you need to get your spring off to a beautiful start.

Calaveras Winegrape Alliance Behind the Bottle June 19-20, 2015

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/26/2015 07:31 AM
Murphys, CA...Here in Calaveras County our only rule to enjoying wine is simple – That you like it! If you are also interested in connecting with the people who make the wine, join us for Behind the Bottle. Our participating wineries will be presenting seminars and demonstrations to broaden your understanding and maybe even your appreciation of wine....

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Live Fire Training In San Andreas On April 11

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/26/2015 07:15 AM
San Andreas, CA...The Motherlode Interagency Training Officers Association in cooperation with the San Andreas Fire Protection District will be conducting a training burn in your neighborhood. This is to inform you, there will be a live fire safety training exercise of a Structure on the property located at: 236 Treat Ave, San Andreas. The date for the training is April 11, 2015 from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. This type of training is essential to providing this community with well-trained firefighters. The exercise will allow our personnel a chance to enhance their skills in suppression activities and to work safely in a controlled environment for future fire and life safety needs...

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Caltrans Weekly Road Report For The Week Through 3/28/15

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/25/2015 07:39 PM
Stockton, CA...The latest Caltrans District 10 Road Report is enclosed. It will give you a good idea of where construction is planned here locally and in our surrounding counties....

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Stanislaus National Forest Hosts Rim Fire Restoration Events

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/25/2015 07:26 PM
Sonora, Calif., (March 19, 2015)…The Stanislaus National Forest is seeking public engagement on restoration of the Forest area affected by the Rim Fire of 2013, a fire that burned 257,314 acres of land, by hosting workshops and open houses this spring. While Reforestation NEPA is underway (scoping package available on Forest website), some Restoration projects (meadow restoration, repair of recreation facilities damaged by the fire, etc.) are being planned; funding is actively being sought...

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Age Well Senior Driving Class Thursday, March 26th from 11am – 2pm, Murphys Fire Department

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/25/2015 07:19 PM
Murphys, CA...Talking with an older family member about their driving is often difficult. Most of us put off that talk until the person’s driving has become what we believe to be dangerous. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) implemented the Age Well, Drive Smart program to assist families with this issue. This program was designed to provide older drivers with the KEYS to driving safe and driving longer....

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Traffic Update...Accident Near Sr26 / Quail Oaks Rd

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/25/2015 06:55 PM
Valley Springs, CA...Emergency crews are working an accident near Sr26 / Quail Oaks Rd. It is a Chevy pickup vs a Jeep. Please use caution in the area....

UCCE Master Food Preservers 2015 Volunteer Training Program Amador & Calaveras Counties April 24 – June 12, 2015

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/25/2015 04:56 PM
San Andreas, CA...The University of California Cooperative Extension (UCCE) invites adults interested in helping others learn about safe home food
preservation to apply to train as a Master Food Preserver (MFP) volunteer. UCCE Master Food Preserver volunteers learn research-based information and then share that knowledge with our communities in Amador and Calaveras counties through public classes, community events, and newsletters. Who Can Apply? Priority given to residents of Amador and Calaveras counties...

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Greenhorn Creek Golf Resort Men's Club Game for Wednesday March 18, 2015

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/25/2015 04:35 PM
Angels Camp, CA...The Game: Two Net Best Balls on Par 3s and Par 5s; Three Net Best Balls on Par 4s. T- 1st Place: Keith Jolly, John Renati, Dennis Schneider T - 1st Place: Eddie Bates, Larry Feldbrugge, Ken Neft, Wayne Cuff 3rd Place: Glen Croshaw, Ray Walker, Don Pulliam, Conrad Boisvert. Closest to the Flagstick: Hole #15 Bob Holston 4’2”, Mark Weinheimer 15’6”

Pictured above; Keith Jolly, John Renati, Dennis Schneider

Pictured above: Eddie Bates, Larry Feldbrugge, Ken Neft, Wayne Cuff

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PATV Comcast Cable Channel 9 Volcano Vision Channel 22 Schedule Through March 26th

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/25/2015 04:26 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. 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....

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Calaveras Arts Council calls out to Artists for (Un)Likely Pairs

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/25/2015 03:54 PM
San Andreas, CA...The Calaveras Arts Council is soliciting foothill artists of all mediums to participate in a themed show based around likely or unlikely pairs. The name of the show is “(Un)Likely Pairs. Artists are encouraged to create “Outside the Box”. Think martini glass and olive, cat and dog, fish and fish hook, garden spade and rake, shark and sardine, rose and thorn. Go wild!...

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Rail Road Flat Stabbing

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/25/2015 02:54 PM
Rail Road Flat, CA...On 03/23/15 at about 2108hrs, The Calaveras County Sheriff’s Department responded to Lakeside Mobile Home Park, in Rail Road Flat, for a reported stabbing. The victim was a 19 year old male who sustained multiple stab wounds on his chest, back, and side. The victim was conscious and alert upon deputies’ arrival. The victim was flown via air ambulance to an area hospital for treatment...
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Classical Guitarists Perform at Ovations Series on April 19, 2015

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/25/2015 02:45 PM
Angels Camp, CA...Calaveras Arts Council’s final show for the Ovations 2015 Performing Arts Series brings The Pacific Guitar Ensemble, to Dr. Elliott Smart Performing Arts Center located at Bret Harte High School, 323 Highway 49, in Angels Camp on Sunday, April 19, 2015 at 3:00pm. Doors open at 2:00pm...

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Columbia College Automotive Program Receives National Accreditation

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/25/2015 02:36 PM
Columbia, CA...The automotive training program at Columbia College has received accreditation by NATEF and The National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE). Columbia College’s automotive program has been accredited in the area of “Automotive Service Technician.” To achieve this coveted recognition, the school’s automotive training program underwent rigorous evaluation by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF). Nationally accepted standards of excellence in areas such as instruction, facilities, and equipment were used....

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Techniques to Painting Clouds in Watercolor with Dale Laitinen at Petroglyphe

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/25/2015 02:23 PM
Mokelumne Hill, CA...One of the great pleasures of being human is watching the colors, forms and movement in the clouds – an ever-changing canvas of light, shadow and color with an ethereal quality. Art students enjoy the pleasant studio atmosphere located inside Petroglyphe Gallery, where finished works of art fuel the creative juices of budding artisans. Dale Laitinen will be teaching Techniques to Painting Clouds on Saturday, March 28 at the gallery. Be sure to reserve your spot right away, as space is limited...

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Sacramento Volunteer Instructor, George Schubel, Receives American Red Cross Presidential Award for Excellence

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/25/2015 02:17 PM
Sacramento, CA...The American Red Cross has recognized Sacramento resident George Schubel as part of the National Award ceremony held in Washington, DC, earlier this month. The national Presidential Awards highlight the work of the Red Cross over the past year and recognizes those employees and/or volunteers from across the country who have gone above and beyond the level of extraordinary service...

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Accomplice Opens Friday At Murphys Creek Theatre

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/25/2015 02:03 PM
Murphys, CA...Murphys Creek Theatre presents: Accomplice, by Rupert Holmes, directed by Maryann Curmi opening Friday March 27 and running through April 26th. Performances on Friday and Saturday evenings begin at 7pm, with Sunday matinees at 2pm. “Accomplice” has more twists than a head full of dreadlocks. Prepare to be deceived, dazzled, delighted – and then be sworn to silence. This much can be said; critics have called Accomplice “The best thriller since ‘Sleuth’ and twice as clever.”, “The wittiest and most accomplished fooler since ‘Deathtrap’” and “The standard by which the genre should be set.” Book tickets online at or by calling 209-728-8422. Ticket prices $20 adults, $18 seniors/students. Murphys Creek Theatre is located at 580 S. Algiers Street, Murphys, CA

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The 2015 6th Annual Tiger Fest Gourmet Dinner at The RRF Community Club to Raise Funds for RRF School Enrichment Program

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/25/2015 01:34 PM
Rail Road Flat, CA...Event is to be held Saturday April 4th 2015 from 5:00- 9:00pm, with dinner served from 6:00-8:00pm. At the Rail Road Flat Community Hall, 250 Rail Road Flat Road, Calaveras County, about 16 miles east of San Andreas A three course homemade international dinner will be presented at the Rail Road Flat Town Hall on Saturday, April 4h . It will be the latest version of the annual Tiger Fest fundraiser dinner for the Enrichment Program of Rail Road Flat School...

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10 Young Ladies To Vie For Jr. Miss Calaveras Crown

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/25/2015 01:23 PM
Angels Camp, CA...The Jr Miss Calaveras Pageant would like to introduce this year’s contestants. There are 10 young ladies competing for the title of “Jr. Miss Calaveras 2015.” They are Brooke Nord, 13 of Angels Camp, Brianne Simpson, 14 of Angels Camp, Elizabeth Kristoff, 13 of Angels Camp, Kaylee Malin, 13 of Valley Springs, Devyn Pryor, 13 of Murphy’s, Mallory Wainwright, 14 of Copperopolis, Alexis Watt, 13 of Copperopolis, Madeline Schwartz, 14 of Angels Camp, Kayci Morris, 13 of Arnold and Hailey Best, 13 of Angels Camp...

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Mountain Melody Women's Chorus Celebrates 10 Years Of Harmony With Spring Concert Series

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/25/2015 12:14 PM
San Andreas, CA...Mountain Melody Women's Chorus is celebrating ten glorious years of song! The group that brings soulful harmonies and sublimely blended vocals to the foothills is pleased to present a program of fabulous fan favorites, new songs and even a world premier of an original composition from one of our members. Among the songs being revised are a moving a cappella version of "Amazing Grace," a jazzy rendition of "Puttin' on the Ritz," and "A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square," as well as a medley of tunes from the famous vocal jazz group Manhattan Transfer. Member Lee Davis has written "The Mokelumne River Song," a reverent ode to the beautiful roving river as part of the Amador County Arts Council "River Reflections" celebration. The 24 voice choir will be singing these songs and many other favorites at three special performances this spring....

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Support Sober Grad Night

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Traffic Update...A Few Incidents At This Time

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/25/2015 10:59 AM
Arnold, CA...This morning there was an overturned vehicle into a ravine near Hwy 12 & Line Creek. In Tuolumne County there is an non-injury accident near J59 and Redhill Road. There is also a non-injury accident near Phoenix Lake Road and Paseo De Los Portales Road.
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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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