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Monday, May 30
All Day Arnold Friends Of The Library Book Sale
10:00 AM Nail Trimming Clinic At Arnold CHS Thrift Store
06:30 PM Memorial Day Concert in Murphys Community Park
06:30 PM Overeaters Anonymous Arnold
Wednesday, Jun 1
05:30 PM Vino & Vinyasa Wine & Yoga Wednesday June 1st
Friday, Jun 3
05:00 PM Zucca After Hours
05:30 PM Friday Jazz At Alchemy
Saturday, Jun 4
10:00 AM VFW Hot Rods and Harleys Poker Run
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
Sunday, Jun 5
10:00 AM "Market At The Square" Farmers Market At Copperopolis Town Square
Monday, Jun 6
06:30 PM Overeaters Anonymous Arnold
Friday, Jun 10
08:00 AM ART Camp for Kids
04:00 PM First First Friday In The Park Will Be Second Friday In June! Chains Required To Kick Off Season
05:00 PM Zucca After Hours
05:30 PM Introduction to French Wines Class, June 10th, 2016
05:30 PM Friday Jazz At Alchemy
Saturday, Jun 11
08:00 AM Copperopolis’ Homecoming Celebration & Pancake Breakfast
10:00 AM Ninth Annual Farms of Tuolumne County Farm and Ranch Tour
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
Sunday, Jun 12
10:00 AM "Market At The Square" Farmers Market At Copperopolis Town Square

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Nevada City's Alexander Rossi Crosses Finish Line On fumes To Take 100th Running Of Indy 500 ~ IndyCar

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/29/2016 03:11 PM
Indianapolis, IN...Alexander Rossi wrote his name in the history books in the most amazing of ways, winning the 100th Running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil.  Running dangerously close to running out of fuel after stretching his 18.5 gallons of ethanol for 36 laps, Rossi all but coasted the final lap but still crossed the finish line 4.4975 seconds ahead of teammate Carlos Munoz to win the historic running of "The Greatest Spectacle in Racing." It was the first Verizon IndyCar Series victory for the rookie in his sixth race and he is the first rookie to win the Indianapolis 500 since Helio Castroneves in 2001.

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Successful Search & Rescue Mission For Tuolumne County Teams

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/29/2016 01:41 PM
Cedar Ridge, CA...Yesterday around 11:00 AM, a father and his two sons left their home in Tuolumne County to hike down to the river from Keltz Mine Rd near Cedar Ridge. Ford Canutt the 68 year old father and his sons Travis Canutt, 31 and Oblio Canutt, 42 had taken water and a cell phone with them on their planned three hour hike. When they had not returned by 11:30 PM that night a concerned family member called our office. Units were sent out to search after the call came in but they were unable to locate the men.

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Market At The Square On May 29th With Grover Anderson, Lemonlove & More

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/28/2016 01:39 PM
Copperopolis, CA...Market At The Square is of the best Farmers Markets In the area runs every Sunday 10-3! Wonderful vendors such as Gourmet Cheeses, Baked Goods, Cupcakes, Farm Fresh Fruits and Veggies, Salsas, Lemonlove, Old Skool Pie, Sidewinder's, Soaps, Coconut Oil products, Soy Candles, Jams and Jellies, Spices, Knive Sharpening, Organic items, Mustards, Breads, Nuts, Arts and Crafts, Home Decor and much more! Join us for some fantastic music by Grover Anderson and Band during Market at The Square! Raised in the historic mountain town of Murphys, CA, Grover Anderson cut his teeth playing the bars of Santa Barbara. Once again based in the Sierras, Grover has toured the US and released his third album, The Optimist, in March 2014. Known best for "Moonshine", a duet with LA artist Samantha Free, Grover's songs venture from folk storytelling to country to pop/rock, and his live shows are high-energy affairs inspired by Garth Brooks, Josh Ritter, and The Tallest Man on Earth.

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Arnold Lions Club Breakfasts...Don't Miss The Summer Holiday Tradition

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/28/2016 08:19 AM
Arnold, CA...Arnold Lions Club Breakfasts...Don't Miss The Summer Holiday Tradition. May 28th & 29th in the Ebbetts Pass Gas Parking Lot.

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Muphys 9 Golf Course, Great Golf, Great Setting & Great Value! Rounds Starting At $11 Per Round

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/28/2016 07:20 AM
Murphys, CA...Come Enjoy the Murphys 9 Golf Course in Forest Meadows. When you come play the Murphys 9 Golf Course, you will enjoy some of the best golf and the best golf value in the area. This Robert Trent Jones, Jr. golf course offers golfers of all abilities a day they will not soon forget, with fairways set deep in the quiet of giant pines, great oaks, and towering cedars, as well as some that play across High Meadowland. Whether you are aiming to improve your game, or simply indulge in a day of Murphys golf, our course is excellent for you. Our idyllic settings will let you step away from life for a little while and focus on your golf passion. You will be able to test your skill set with our long fairways, multiple water hazards and strategically placed sand traps. Immediately after your round of golf, you will be eager to come back and play more.

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The Arnold Ace Home Center Memorial Day Truckload Sale!!

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/26/2016 02:39 PM
Arnold, CA...The Arnold Ace Home Center Memorial Day Truckload Sale!! Need A New Grill For Summer? They Can Even Deliver!!

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Huge Garage Sale In Arnold Saturday & Sunday

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/26/2016 08:22 AM
Arnold, CA...Garage Sale, Memorial Day weekend, Saturday & Sunday 9am - 5pm, many treasures, 3616 Rainbow Court. Longtime resident getting ready to do a bit of downsizing.

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Shop Local! Sierra Hills, Angels Food & Sierra Hills Natural Food Markets. Weekly Specials Through May31st

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/25/2016 02:06 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 Find the Best Selection of Organic Produce at Sierra Hills Natural Food Store

Find the Best Selection of Organic Produce at Sierra Hills Natural Food Store

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 Specials Through May 31st

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/25/2016 12:48 PM
Arnold, CA...Big Trees Market Weekly Specials Through May 31st! Time To Stock Up For Memorial Day! You Can Open This Grocery Ad On Your Phone To Help You Shop!

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Arnold Friends Of The Library Book Sale

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/25/2016 11:37 AM
Arnold, CA...On Memorial Day weekend, Sat &Sun May 29, 30 The Friends of the Arnold Library will hold their annual Memorial day book sale. Customers have been known to come from as far away as the Bay area for this event. For more information contact

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Beautiful New Arrivals at The Clothes Mine's New Location!

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/24/2016 08:00 AM
Angels Camp, CA...Beautiful weather, beautiful clothes in our new location! If the gorgeous weather is putting you in the mood for 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. 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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Coop's Coffee House & Drive Through Is Open 6am - 6pm Everyday

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/21/2016 12:13 PM
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.


Local Smiles, Service & Savings From Sonora Ford!

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/21/2016 12:07 PM
Sonora, CA...We have a strong and committed sales staff with many years of experience satisfying our customers' needs. Feel free to browse our inventory online, request more information about vehicles, set up a test drive or inquire about financing!
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Backcountry Pictures, in Cooperation with the Calaveras Arts Council, Presents the West Coast Premier of “A Walk in the Park with David Vassar.”

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/18/2016 03:41 PM
Murphys, CA...In celebration of the National Park Centennial, Backcountry Pictures presents the West Coast Premier of “A Walk in the Park with David Vassar” featuring the Academy Award®-nominated and Emmy® Award-winning writer, director, producer, and documentarian, David Vassar. “A Walk in the Park” will be presented in Vassar’s adopted home of Calaveras County on the evening of Friday, June 17, 2016, at the Bret Harte Theater in Angels Camp. Optional VIP Meet-and-Greet with David Vassar follows at CAMPS Restaurant at the Greenhorn Creek Golf Resort. (Hors d'oeuvres and cash bar. Additional details below).

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Summer Social Memberships Now Available At Greenhorn Creek

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/18/2016 07:28 AM
Angels Camp, CA...Summer Social Memberships are available now! Enjoy all that Greenhorn Creek has to offer, from golf and dining, to bocce courts and spectacular sunsets, all summer long, with NO initiation fee! Sign up today:

Solas, Performing At Twisted Oak Winery May 29th

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/17/2016 08:26 PM
Vallecito, CA...Twisted Oak Winery is pleased to announce the second concert of our 2016 Twisted Folk Concert Series – with Solas. Anchored by founding members Seamus Egan (flute, tenor banjo, mandolin, whistles, guitars, bodhran) and Winifred Horan (violins, vocals), who form the backbone of the uniquely definable Solas sound, long time members Eamon McElholm (guitars, keyboards, vocals), and Mick McAuley (button accordion, vocals) and newest member, the dynamic Moira Smiley (vocals, banjo), Solas is musically at the top of their game and continues to be the standard bearer not only for great Irish music, but great music in any genre.

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CHS Arnold Is Having A Kayak Raffle!!!

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/15/2016 02:01 PM
Arnold, CA...CHS Arnold Is Having A Kayak Raffle!!!

Sign Up Now For Paddle Fest 2016! Don't Miss Out!

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/09/2016 12:31 PM
Arnold, CA...So many choices, so many choices … we know! That’s why once a year SNAC gathers dozens of kayaks and stand up paddleboards (SUP) in one place, to help make your boat buying decision a little easier … not to mention, have a whole lot of fun choosing the right boat!

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Turner’s Wild West, The Best Smelling Store In The Mother Lode! ~Video Overview By Jim Turner

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/06/2015 06:56 AM
Angels Camp, CA...Below is a video overview of the great Turner's Wild West store in historic downtown Angels Camp. They also have everything you need to get your work boots ready for summer with oil, new laces and more. Of course if you need new work boots they carry the best brands and have expert advice.

Two Perish After Falling Into Mokelumne River

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/28/2016 07:13 PM
Jackson, CA...This afternoon around 2:30pm, the Amador County Sheriff's Department received a 911 call saying that two people had fallen into the Mokelumne River near Moore Creek Campground and were swept down river. Their Swiftwater and Search and Rescue teams were called out. PG&E lowered the river flow and a CHP helicopter helped in the search. Both of the people have been found. Unfortunately neither survived. Staff are working to recover them. We will not be identifying them until their next of kin are notified.


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

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/28/2016 06:40 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!

Traffic Update...Vehicle Vs Tree On Hwy 108 (Updated)

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/28/2016 02:31 PM
Twain Harte, CA...CHP is reporting a vehicle vs a tree collision on Hwy 108 & Confidence Road. A reporting party says the victim is not getting out of vehicle. (Updated...Head Injury and complaint of chest pain. In transit to SRMC) In Amador county there is possible injury collision on Curran Road. Let's be careful out there...

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President Obama's Weekly Address: Weekly Address: Remembering Those Who Have Fallen

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/28/2016 02:03 PM
Washington, DC...Hi, everybody. Right now, there are American troops serving in harm’s way and standing sentry around the world. There are veterans who’ve served honorably in times of war and peace, and often came home bearing the invisible and visible wounds of war. They may not speak the loudest about their patriotism – they let their actions do that. And the right time to think of these men and women, and thank them for their service and sacrifice, is every day of the year. Memorial Day, which we’ll observe Monday, is different. It’s the day we remember those who never made it home; those who never had the chance to take off the uniform and be honored as a veteran. It’s the day we stop to reflect with gratitude on the sacrifice of generations who made us more prosperous and free, and to think of the loved ones they left behind.

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Volunteer With The Calaveras Humane Society

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/28/2016 12:20 PM
Arnold, CA...This is a great team to work with. Every hour helps so don't hesitate if you think you do not have much time.


Comedy Night At The Mad Cow

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/28/2016 11:58 AM
Murphys, CA...Hello fans of live comedy, We have a show this Saturday if you are looking for something fun to do this weekend! Saturday, May 28 8:00 pm Anthony K & Nick Larson perform. Doors at 7:00, Shows start at 8:00 pm 263 Main St. Murphys, $14.00. Tickets can be purchased online: Beer and Wine available, 21 and over.

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Traffic & Fire Update....Vegetation Fire On Comanche Parkway

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/28/2016 11:37 AM
Ione, CA...Firefighters are working a vegetation fire on Comanche Parkway near Oliver. Initial reports are that the fire was started by a lawn mower. We would like to thank BJ Cook for the photos. And so the season begins...let's be careful out there...


Traffic Update...Injury Collision On Hwy 26

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/28/2016 11:04 AM
Glencoe, CA...There are three active incidents at this time. The most severe is an injury collision on Hwy 26 near Humbug. The second is near Blagen & Hwy 4 and the third is a non-injury Hit & Run near Hunt & Hogan. Let's be careful out there....

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The Flags Are Flying For Memorial Day At Greenhorn Creek

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/28/2016 08:31 AM
Angels Camp, CA...Greenhorn Creek honoring those who died while serving in the armed forces of our country. Come check out the new flags on all 18 holes. Thank you for your services.


Cantamos Kicks Off The 2016 Brice Station Concert Series

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/28/2016 08:02 AM
Murphys, CA...Michela Macfarlane and Cantamos highlight their musical dexterity by moving from arias, traditional Latin songs and musicals, to contemporary favorites. Their music moves seamlessly from English to Italian, Spanish to French to Portuguese, and back again. Michela Macfarlane spent ten years steeped exclusively in baroque music. To expand her singing world she moved to the realms of jazz, pop, and Latin sounds. She is still true to her operatic roots, but has grown as a performer. Michela is backed by Ron Schaner on (Bass and vocal), Fred Treece (Guitar and vocal), Jerry Solberg (Keyboards and vocal) and Ray Price (Drums).

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Memorial Day Concert in Murphys Community Park

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/28/2016 07:44 AM
Murphys, CA...The 2016 music season in Murphys Community Park kicks-off when the Calaveras Community Band presents a special Memorial Day concert under the direction of conductor Mic Harper on Monday at 6:30 p.m. There is no admission charge for the program that will honor the men and women who have served in the armed forces in the past and those currently stationed around the world. The band, that traces its history to California’s gold rush days, will perform a mixture of patriotic songs, marches, jazz, Latin music, and even some instrumental opera. Bring a blanket, chair and a picnic dinner as food and drinks will not be sold in the Park.

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What’s Happening in Murphys Through June 3, 2016

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/28/2016 07:36 AM
Murphys, CA...Planning to attend one of our upcoming concerts or events? Contact our newest member, Murphys Taxi Service, to arrange for a ride both ways! Call (209) 795-7777 for all the details. Tuesdays in Murphys - Winemakers Night at Alchemy - every Tuesday night from 4:30 to 7:30 pm. Enjoy a featured wine, a great meal and live music on the patio from 5:30-8 pm. Call 209.728.0700 for reservations.

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Route 88 Tonight At Sequoia Woods

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/28/2016 06:51 AM
Arnold, CA...Won't you get hip to this timely tip: get your kicks from Amador to Calaveras with the music of Route 88! The band is playing on our patio Saturday evening May 28 from 8 to 11pm. We'll have bar food service from 5:30 to 9, and there's no cover charge for the music.

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The Outhouse Collection Memorial Day Sale Saturday May 28th only!

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/27/2016 09:18 AM
Arnold, CA...Our most popular sale is back. Draw a coupon for 10-50% off your entire purchase. Plus our sale corner is packed with merchandise up to 50% off. Excludes special orders or items already on sale. We will also be sampling our popular dip mixes and candy from Murphys Specialty Foods

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Re-Elect Cliff Edson For Supervisor District 1

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/26/2016 09:58 AM
San Andreas, CA...Re-Elect Cliff Edson For Supervisor District 1. To lear more about Supervisor Edson's accomplishments and his future goals visit his website at

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Time To Make Your Summer Vacation Plans With New Melones Lake Marina!

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/22/2016 09:59 AM
Angels Camp, CA...New Melones Lake Marina is now accepting reservations for the summer. New Melones Lake Marina and is located at the Glory Hole Recreation Area and offers a full service marina on the third largest reservoir in California, along with slip rentals, boat rentals, great fishing, gas, and a convenience store. We carry everything you need for a glorious day out on the lake — bait, groceries, cold drinks, ice, boating accessories, and much more! Come see for yourself.

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Angels Trading Post Has Everything To Keep You Moving

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/27/2016 06:21 PM
Angels Camp, CA...Stop and say hi and top off your tanks today! Angels Trading Post has everything you need to keep you Hopping when you visit our area. Great Prices on Gas, Drinks, Sodas, Java City Coffees and more. They also accept E.B.T. cards.and have great prices on tobacco products. They are open everyday from 5am to Midnight!! Stop by and see the Singh's today at the corner of Hwy 49 & Hwy 4.

Another Plane Mishap At Pine Mountain Lake...One Woman With Broken Ankle

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/27/2016 02:45 PM
Groveland, CA...Around 1:28 P.M., a plane crash at the PML Airport in Groveland was reported to the Sheriff's Office. It appears that while making a landing, the plane veered off the runway and crashed into the wall at the fuel depot. Fire, ambulance, and Sheriff's Deputies responded to the crash site. The fuel tanks were not ruptured or damaged. Charleen Beam a 61 year old female from Groveland was reported to have an ankle injury and is enroute to the hospital for evaluation.
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Dogwood Restaurant Now Open In Arnold! ~ By John Schmidt

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/27/2016 02:09 PM
Arnold, CA...Had dinner at Dogwood Restaurant which is now open. Food was great as was the service.

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The Latest Listings From Forest Meadows Properties

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/27/2016 01:41 PM
Murphys, CA...The Latest Listings From Forest Meadows Properties! Click Below For Full Sized Image


It's Rebuilding Time Now That Butte Fire Hazardous Debris Removal Is Completed

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/27/2016 12:49 PM
San Andreas, CA...Yesterday marked the official end of the Hazardous Debris removal that was done on over 850 properties in the Butte Fire burn area. CalRecycle built a temporary bridge to allow access to 3 properties at the end of Baker Riley Rd. This allowed the last official loads to travel off the properties. 10s of thousands of truckloads and millions of tons of debris have now been removed.

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Buckle Up & Save Lives This Weekend. CHP MEP Starts Tonight!

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/27/2016 09:49 AM
Sacramento, CA...Memorial Day weekend, one of the busiest travel weekends of the year, is the traditional start of summer and a time when more travelers and especially families will be on the go. When California Highway Patrol (CHP) officers take to the roads over the Memorial Day weekend, they will be working to save lives through seat belt education and enforcement. To help keep motorists safe, the CHP will be conducting its annual Memorial Day Maximum Enforcement Period (MEP) throughout the state. The MEP begins at 6:01 p.m. on Friday, May 27, and continues through 11:59 p.m. on Monday, May 30. Although the focus of the MEP is seat belt usage, the CHP will be watching just as diligently for distracted drivers and those driving under the influence (DUI) of drugs or alcohol.

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Sign The Petition To Ban Commercial Grows

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/24/2016 08:33 PM
Calaveras County, CA....Signature collection locations and schedule is enclosed.
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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

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AAA: More Than 38 Million Americans Expected to Travel This Memorial Day Weekend

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/26/2016 04:31 PM
Orlando, FL...AAA projects more than 38 million Americans will travel this Memorial Day weekend. That is the second-highest Memorial Day travel volume on record and the most since 2005. Spurred by the lowest gas prices in more than a decade, about 700,000 more people will travel compared to last year. The Memorial Day holiday travel period is defined as Thursday, May 26 to Monday, May 30. “Americans are eagerly awaiting the start of summer and are ready to travel in numbers not seen in more than a decade,” said Marshall Doney, AAA President and CEO. “The great American road trip is officially back thanks to low gas prices, and millions of people from coast to coast are ready to kick off summer with a Memorial Day getaway.”

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10,800 Marijuana Plant Seedlings Eradicated on Private Property

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/26/2016 03:57 PM
Copperopolis, CA...On 05-26-2016 members of the Calaveras Narcotics Enforcement Unit eradicated 10,800 marijuana plant seedlings from a rural private property on Rock Creek Road in Copperopolis. Sheriff’s Investigators received a tip that a clandestine water line was found running into a pond on the property. The unknown suspects had attempted to conceal this water line by burying it and covering the line with dirt, rocks, and grass. Suspecting possible illegal marijuana cultivation, investigators checked the property this morning at the request of the owner. The investigators located a campsite hidden in the brush, along with groceries that had been recently brought into the campsite. The water line led from the pond to a series of seed beds containing marijuana seedlings.

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Inmate Death at Mule Creek State Prison is Suspected Homicide

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/26/2016 03:26 PM
Ione, CA...Officials at Mule Creek State Prison (MCSP) are investigating the death of inmate Gregory Miley as a suspected homicide. The incident occurred at approximately 7:25 p.m. Monday, May 23, after Miley was attacked by another inmate during the evening yard program. He was escorted to the prison medical facility where he was evaluated and medically cleared to return to his housing unit. However, Miley returned to the prison medical facility and at approximately 9:07 p.m. became unconscious.

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Traffic Update...Big Rig Collision Blocks Hwy 108

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/26/2016 11:49 AM
Jamestown, CA....CHP is reporting a multi-vehicle collision including a big rig on Hwy 108 in Jamestown. There are possibly injuries in this incident at well. Please use caution and expect delays in the area...

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Ebbetts Pass Has Reopened & Should Stay Open With Warming Heading Into Weekend

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/26/2016 11:11 AM
Bear Valley, CA...Caltrans has reopened Hwy 4 over Ebbetts Pass. With warming temps heading into the weekend it should remain open. Tioga and Sonora Passes are still closed but odds are they will get them opened for this weekend if possible...


CUSD Threads The AB30 Needle & Calaveras High Logo To Remain The Same

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/26/2016 10:47 AM
San Andreas, CA...Calaveras High School was faced with AB30 this year which mandated the removal of our Redskin Mascot, which has been in place since the mid 1940’s. The dignity and pride that we have maintained in the use of our logo will not change. Our Mascot Selection Committee was comprised of Calaveras High School alumni, Calaveras High School staff, community members and most importantly Calaveras High school students representing each grade level. The committee chaired by Mike Koepp, CHS Athletic Director, asked for input from all sources that wished to submit their thoughts to suggest a new mascot for our school. All that data was gathered through an on-line survey as well as hand-submitted forms to our office.

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Trump Gets Delegates Needed for GOP Nomination

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/26/2016 10:11 AM
New York, NY...Billionaire businessman Donald Trump has reached the number of delegates needed to clinch the Republican nomination for president. Trump will go on to accept the nomination at the party’s national convention in Cleveland. (May 26 AP)


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  6. First First Friday In The Park Will Be Second Friday In June! Chains Required To Kick Off Season
  7. Dennis Ronald “Unc” Wiebe Passes Away At 69
  8. Tree Mortality Delays Some Campground Openings
  9. Search Warrant In Mountain Ranch Leads To Arrests
  10. Traffic Update...Vehicle Overturned Off Of Murphys Grade Road
  11. Traffic Update....Vehicle Into Pole On Pool Station, Lines Down Roadway Closed
  12. Another Successful Fair & Frog Jump Jubilee!! Livestock Auction Brings In Over 0,000
  13. Traffic Update....Non-Injury Collision On Hwy 4 & Motorhome Smoking On Old Priest Grade
  14. Supervisors For May 24th. Captain Jim Macedo Was Honored For Service To Calaveras County. (Video Replay Up Now)
  15. Caltrans District 10 Weekly Road Report Through May 28th
  16. Traffic Update....Overturned Vehicle In West Point Area
  17. Calaveras County Sheriff's Logs Through May 22nd
  18. Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Logs Through May 22nd
  19. Traffic Update....Non Injury School Bus Accident Near Southworth & Oak Ridge Road
  20. Ebbetts Pass Has Reopened
  21. Morgan Kitchell Takes The 2016 Frog Jump!! Ribbit This Jumps 20ft 2 & ¾ Inches
  22. Murphys Motorcycle Company Has Your "Frog On A Hog" Shirts
  23. FDA Modernizes Nutrition Label For Packaged Foods
  24. Perfect Frog Jumping Weather To Start Our Weather Week
  25. Sunday Is Jumpin' With Things To Do! Will Rosie's Record Hold? (Stickied....New Stories Below)
  26. Market At The Square On May 22nd. Joe Rose & The Howlers, Lemonlove & More
  27. Visit Cal-Waste Recovery Systems At The Fair & Frog Jump
  28. Robert Lowell Mast December 6, 1990 – May 13, 2016 Memorial Service May22
  29. Mark Twain Medical Center Supports The Fair & Frog Jumping Jubilee
  30. Angels Trading Post Has Everything To Keep You Moving
  31. "The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County" ~ By Mark Twain 1835-1910
  32. Traffic Update....Major Injury Motorcycle Collision On Hwy 4
  33. Presidential Proclamation -- Armed Forces Day, 2016
  34. Video of EgyptAir Crash Debris Released...Smoke Reported By Sensors Before Plunge
  35. Hero's Day at Fair, Tribute To Veterans, CCPRA Rodeo, Tribute To Journey & More!! (Post Stickied....New Stories Below)
  36. President Obama's Weekly Address On Expanding Overtime Pay
  37. Sign The Petition To Ban Commercial Cultivation
  38. Makayla Ruthrauff Is Miss Calaveras 2016! Her court is Sierra Stackpole & Brighton Hamari. Full Video & Photos
  39. Traffic Update.....Late Spring Storm Closes Mountain Passes
  40. 2016 Fair & Frog Jump Jubilee Dedicated To The Whittle Family
  41. The 2016 Calaveras Saddle Queen Is Samantha Smith
  42. The 2016 Miss Calaveras Is....Makayla Ruthrauff (Video Up Now Photos Added Soon)
  43. Miss Calaveras Video To Be Up Tomorrow Morning
  44. The 2016 Frog Jump Youth Parade Pictures & Video
  45. 55 Year Old Denise Marie Gadd Identified As Person Found Deceased In Strawberry
  46. Traffic Update...Possible Injury Collision Near Hwy 108 & Kennedy Meadow Road
  47. Michael Norman Hill 1942 - 2016
  48. The Big Buildup Is Complete & Now Will Rosie's Record Stand
  49. The First Day of Fair Has Something for Everyone! Calaveras County Fair & Jumping Frog Jubilee May 19-22
  50. Muphys 9 Golf Course, Great Golf, Great Setting & Great Value! Rounds Starting At Per Round

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