Hey Good People!!! It's Is Dumping "Pure Mountain Fun" In Bear Valley!!! ~ Mattly Trent
Posted by: thepinetree on 01/21/2017 07:03 AM
Bear Valley, CA...Hey Good People! We picked up another 12" of new snow overnight for a whopping storm total so far of 58"!!!!!! The high today should come in around the mid to upper 20's with winds out of the SSW from 11-26 with possible gust up to 40mph. The riding is off the hook right now and the upper mtn is in awesome shape as most everything is filled in. We're still assessing the Lwr mtn for Avalanche hazards which remain at a 4 High currently but patience is the key here. With the storm intensifying over the next 2 days it will remain closed. Until then copious amounts of quality riding is to be had on the frontside/backside and village sides of our Mtn. Stay safe, ride with a buddy and be aware of deep tree wells as they are abundant inbounds and in the soft boundaries. Come on up and check out our local "Pure Mtn Fun" ethos and stay tuned..........
Traffic Update...Lines Down & Snowplow vs Vehicle Start The Morning
Posted by: thepinetree on 01/21/2017 06:46 AM
Sonora, CA...Tuolumne County seems to be the trouble spot this morning with a couple of incidents were lines are down and also a snowplow has reportedly backed into a vehicle. Let's be careful out there...
Power Outages Bring A Dark Start To Many Arnold & Hwy 4 Residents
Posted by: thepinetree on 01/21/2017 06:25 AM
Arnold, CA...As we start start Saturday there are 12 outages affecting 1292 customers, (Including Us). Up the road in Dorrington there are 5 outages affecting 782 customers. In Groveland there are 158 without power. Long Barn 2 outages and 158 customers dark. 20 in Mi-Wuk Village. Pioneer 13 are down. One customer down in Sonora & Twain Harte with 105 offline. West Point rounds out our local list with 35 on candle power.
Pioneer Electric Can Have You Ready For Any Occasion
Posted by: thepinetree on 12/23/2016 09:38 AM
Over $127 Million Allocated To Improve & Maintain California’s Multimodal Transportation System
Posted by: News_Desk on 01/20/2017 04:55 PM
Stockton, CA...The California Transportation Commission (CTC) has adopted 49 projects, valued at more than $127 million, to support needed upkeep on California’s aging roads and bridges, make upgrades to transit and rail systems and encourage use of alternative forms of transportation, including biking and walking.
Bret Harte FFA Shines At The Sectional FFA Competition
Posted by: News_Desk on 01/20/2017 04:20 PM
Angels Camp, CA...On Wednesday, January 18 eleven Bret Harte FFA members traveled to Linden High School to compete in the Delta Cal Sectional FFA speaking contest. These competitors participated in four different contests against eighteen other FFA Chapters.
Calaveras County Public Notice For County Board, Committee Or Commission Membership Applications
Posted by: News_Desk on 01/20/2017 04:12 PM
San Andreas, CA...NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, due to unscheduled vacancies and expiration of terms, the Calaveras County Board of Supervisors encourages interested and qualified persons to apply for membership to the following County boards, committees or commissions:
Murphys, CA...January, the beginning of a new year, seems like a great time to think about success. What does success mean to you? What successes have you had in the past? What goals/successes lie ahead for you? We, at Mind Matters, find success when our clients find success. I'd like to share two examples of recent successes here at Mind Matters:
San Andreas,CA...2017 activities for the Commission on Aging will be made at a planning session February 3, 2017 at 9:30 am at The Link, 130 E. St. Charles St., San Andreas. Commissioners will look at the viability of existing projects and be asked to identify and submit new projects to accomplish its mission. The COA is tasked with helping the county provide an environment conducive to the well-being of older adults.
Two Arrested In Tuolumne After Routine Traffic Stop
Posted by: News_Desk on 01/20/2017 02:35 PM
Tuolumne, CA...This morning just after 2 AM, Cpl. Donaldson made a traffic stop on a 2001 silver Nissan Sentra at Zeni Lane in Tuolumne for a license plate light out, a malfunctioning headlight, and an unreadable license plate. The driver, 35 year old Joaquin Duarte from Ceres and passenger 37 year old Gregory Meder from Sonora were identified and searched.
Moyles's Portrait Studio Is Ready To Turn Moments Into Memories!
Posted by: thepinetree on 01/20/2017 01:53 PM
Sonora, CA...The only family owned and run professional portrait studio in Sonora specializing in same day prints. We specialize in capturing those precious family moments and creating lasting memories. We strive to have your prints to you same day! Contact us today, at (209) 536-4129 to make an appointment and drop-ins are always welcome!
CAMPS Has An Executive Chef Opening
Posted by: thepinetree on 01/20/2017 01:40 PM
Angels Camp, CA...Greenhorn Creek Resort in Angels Camp, CA has an immediate opening for an Executive Chef at CAMPS Restaurant, the resort’s award-winning restaurant and bar. The Executive Chef will be responsible for directing and ensuring the highest standards of operation, product quality and the profitability of the Food and Beverage Department. This includes overseeing the kitchen, restaurant and banquet operations. The position requires active management, strong leadership and analytical skills. The Executive Chef will also initiate and aid in the development of new menu items and beverages, while delivering the highest possible level of guest satisfaction.
Traffic Control From Batten Road To Meko Drive On SR 4
Posted by: News_Desk on 01/20/2017 01:19 PM
Calaveras County, CA...The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will perform one-way traffic control on eastbound and westbound State Route 4 from Batten Road in Vallecito to Meko Drive in Camp Connell for tree work.
Influenza Running Rampant & Tips To Help You Avoid It
Posted by: News_Desk on 01/20/2017 01:04 PM
Calaveras County, CA...During the last several weeks there has been an increase in clinic visits and hospitalizations for influenza throughout California. Influenza activity is at higher than expected levels in California, and elevated activity is being reported from all regions of the state including Tuolumne and Calaveras Counties. Although Mariposa County has not experienced an increase in laboratory confirmed influenza, there has been in an increase in persons with influenza-like symptoms, such as cough, fever, and sore throat.
Sutter Creek,CA...At approximately 4:50 this morning, party one was driving a 2010 Ford ambulance eastbound on Ridge Road near Dapple Drive responding to a medical aid call with lights and siren activated at approximately 45 miles per hour. The driver suddenly observed a tree falling into his lane of travel from the south roadway edge.
Arnold, CA... William Randolph “Randy” Abernethy was born 22 August 1937 to Peter and Jesse Abernethy in Hickory, North Carolina. He had two brothers, Peter (Boise, ID) and John (deceased) and a sister, Hannah (Anchorage, Alaska). Randy graduated from University of NC at Chapel Hill, North Carolina. He married Kay Payne, and had two children, Randy Jr, CEO RS-M, and Jessica, teacher. Randy worked as a software engineer including work on the Hubble Space Telescope at Lockheed and the Pioneer Space Flights at the Jet Propulsion Lab, Pasadena. After retiring, he and his wife, Kay, moved from Pleasanton, CA to the lovely redwoods of Arnold, CA, where they enjoyed golfing, friends, and family.
Hey Good People!!! It's Is Dumping "Pure Mountain Fun" In Bear Valley!!! ~ Mattly Trent
Posted by: thepinetree on 01/20/2017 10:37 AM
Bear Valley, CA...Hey Good People! 13" of new overnight!!! 31" for the storm total so far and counting! We are in it and well......it's time to get yer powder game on. Today the high will be around 29F with SSW winds from 20-40mph. 8-12" s expected to fall during the day today and another 5-9" tonight, 3-7" during the day Saturday, 5-9" Saturday night, 9-13" Sunday and 9-13" Sunday night. Expect possible delays due to weather as we will have Avalanche Control every morning into next week. Get on up here and enjoy our "Pure Mountain Fun" ethos!!!!!! Stay tuned..................
Washington, DC...As Prepared for Delivery – Chief Justice Roberts, President Carter, President Clinton, President Bush, President Obama, fellow Americans, and people of the world: thank you. We, the citizens of America, are now joined in a great national effort to rebuild our country and to restore its promise for all of our people. Together, we will determine the course of America and the world for years to come. We will face challenges. We will confront hardships. But we will get the job done.
Angels Camp,CA...In country music, a last name like LeDoux casts a big, storied and bittersweet shadow, but it's one Ned LeDoux doesn't mind standing in one bit. Having been a drummer in his dad Chris' band Western Underground since 1998, Ned knew from an early age that he had "no plan b" but to play music, "Once I got the taste of the road, and being in front of a crowd and just the sound of it, it was...freedom."
Get Your Chili Pots Ready!! Break Out The Old Family Recipe & Get Cooking!!
Posted by: thepinetree on 12/30/2016 08:35 AM
Copperopolis, CA...Join us for our Annual Chili Cook Off on Saturday January 21st, 11am-3pm! Proceeds benefit Copperopolis Fire Department. Tasting tickets $5 for 20 tastings. If you are interested in cooking up some fabulous chili, please contact Kim at email@example.com or 209.785.9700 for an application. Fee is $20.
Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman Loera Has Been Extradited To The United States
Posted by: thepinetree on 01/19/2017 09:29 PM
New York, NY...Joaquin Archivaldo Guzman Loera, known by various aliases including “El Chapo,” has arrived in the United States to face criminal charges in connection with his leadership of the Mexican organized crime syndicate known as the Sinaloa Cartel. Guzman Loera is charged in six separate indictments throughout the United States; however, the indictment filed in the Eastern District of New York contains a provision that he must first enter the United States in that district to preserve the Eastern District of New York indictment. As such, Guzman Loera landed at Long Island MacArthur Airport in Islip, New York...
Click Above For The DEA's Very Good Summary Of The Illicit Drug Business In The US
ACPD Seeking Public's Help In Solving Auto Burglaries & Vandalism Case
Posted by: thepinetree on 01/19/2017 07:29 PM
Angels Camp, CA...On 01/17/16, at approximately 6:35 PM, officers were dispatched to a report of two window smash auto burglaries on the 1200 block of S. Main Street. In both cases the vehicles had windows smashed out and purses removed. Other items of value, including a cell phone and an iPad were left behind in one of the vehicles, indicating that the suspect(s) were in a hurry and specifically looking for items known to contain valuables. There are some investigative leads that are being followed, including possible video surveillance footage.
Sacramento, CA...The Rural County Representatives of California (RCRC) installed its 2017 Officers and presented its Rural Leadership Awards at their annual reception in Sacramento earlier this week. Tehama County Supervisor Bob Williams was installed as Chair, Humboldt County Supervisor Rex Bohn was installed as First Vice Chair, and Tuolumne County Supervisor Randy Hanvelt was installed as Second Vice Chair. Glenn County Supervisor John Viegas remains an Officer as Immediate Past Chair. The newly installed Officers will lead the organization in championing policies on behalf of California’s rural counties.
Board Of Supervisors Meeting January, 24th & January 2017 Storm Damage
Posted by: News_Desk on 01/19/2017 05:41 PM
San Andreas, CA...The Calaveras County Board of Supervisors is holding a regular meeting on Tuesday, January 24th at 8:00 a.m. On the agenda is the adoption of a resolution upholding the Planning Commission's denial of the appeal of the Planning Director's denial of Commercial Cannabis Registration. Another item on the agenda is to receive a report from Public Works concerning the January 2017 Storm Damage to County roads, bridges and infrastructure.
Stay Healthy In 2017 With Local Support From Meadowmont & Groveland Pharmacies!
Posted by: thepinetree on 01/19/2017 04:33 PM
Arnold & Groveland, CA...Stay Healthy In 2017 With Local Support From Meadowmont & Groveland Pharmacies!
Update....PG&E Has Restored Power To Most Twain Harte Area Residents
Posted by: News_Desk on 01/19/2017 04:07 PM
Twain Harte, CA...Earlier this morning over 8000 people in the Twain Harte area were without power and over 1700 in Mi Wuk Village. PG&E sent a repair crew to the locations where they found there was a problem with the transformer and damaged equipment on a power pole. Almost all power has been restored with only seven customers being affected at this time.
Meadowmont & Groveland Pharmacies Can Help You Reach Your Goals!
Posted by: thepinetree on 01/19/2017 01:49 PM
Arnold & Groveland, CA...Your local Meadowmont & Groveland Pharmacies Can Help You Reach Your Goals. Click the image below for this month's health newsletter. New Year’s resolutions are so easy to make — and break. Why is it so hard to make them last? Scientists, funded by the National Institutes of Health, are learning more about how we can make healthy changes and sustain them. “Change is always possible,” says Dr. Linda Nebeling, an expert in behavioral change and nutrition at NIH. “One challenge with New Year’s resolutions is that people often set unrealistic goals. Any resolution to change needs to include small goals that are definable and accompanied by a solid plan on how you’ll get to that goal.”
CCWD Notice Of Flushing In The Greater Valley Springs Area
Posted by: News_Desk on 01/19/2017 01:27 PM
Valley Springs, CA...The Calaveras County Water District will be flushing its entire water distribution system in the greater Valley Springs area from January 23 through the end of March. These operations may impact CCWD customers in Rancho Calaveras, Jenny Lind Township, La Contenta and Gold Creek. Due to the large size of the system, CCWD crews will be systematically working their way through portions of the service area over a period of about 10 weeks. Flushing will take place between 8 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. on weekdays.
Over 8,000 PG&E Customers Without Power In Twain Harte Area
Posted by: thepinetree on 01/19/2017 11:43 AM
Twain Harte, CA...The recent storm wave knocked out power to over over 8,000 customers in the Twain Harte area. PG&E is assessing the problem with no firm estimate on restoral yet. There are other minor outages in our area with Mi - Wuk Village with 1705 customers without power. Arnold with 136 customers dark & Valley Springs with 3.
St. Patrick’s Helping Hands Thanks Calaveras County Foundation
Posted by: News_Desk on 01/19/2017 11:05 AM
Angels Camp,CA...St. Patrick’s Helping Hands would like to thank the Calaveras County Foundation for the $1000 donation to our Food Pantry. This “surprise grant” is part of their Seniors Aging in Place Initiative. The funding was due to a generous donation from the Federlein Family Fund of the San Francisco Community Foundation and is to help support our county’s seniors.
Sonora, CA...On January 1st, 2016, Tuolumne County awoke to the New Year with sad news that one of its best-loved arts benefactors had passed, Richard Burleigh. With nearly 40 years' experience organizing popular arts, crafts and music festivals, Burleigh will long live in the hearts of many people as the man, who brought us creative fun!Now, to honor him Burleigh's family and Tuolumne County Arts Alliance are working together to create the Richard Burleigh Memorial Scholarship to support local youth arts. "From the day he moved to Tuolumne County, Richard went to work to help create our local arts council," says TCAA's executive director Connie O'Connor-Gahagan. "He was a founding member of our arts advocacy work. With such a deep friendship, everyone at TCAA knew that we needed to help build a lasting tribute to this brilliant producer and artist."
Greenhorn Creek Men's Club Tournament Cancelled Due To Weather
Posted by: News_Desk on 01/19/2017 10:06 AM
Angels Camp, CA...As one of Northern California’s best golf courses and communities, Greenhorn Creek offers more of the fastest, truest greens in the state. The 18-hole course was redesigned by Robert Trent Jones II and along with Mother Nature; Greenhorn Creek delivers one of California’s finest golf experiences. You'll discover 18 holes of championship golf with 5 sets of tees ranging from 4,887 to 6,800 yards that make Greenhorn Creek Resort both challenging and enjoyable. Though Wednesday's tournament was cancelled due to inclement weather one of Greenhorn Creek's members did produce a hole in one this last week!
Conrad Boisvert had an Ace January 16th on #6. 135 yards, 5 iron.
Emergency CCWD Project Completed in Arnold: Water Service Returns to Normal
Posted by: thepinetree on 01/19/2017 10:02 AM
Arnold, CA...As of 8:30 this morning, CCWD completed the emergency water transmission line tie-in project and water service has returned to normal for the Arnold community. During construction projects of this nature, it is common for minerals to be dislodged from the inside walls of pipelines, which can cause customers to experience discolored water. Crews are flushing lines in the Arnold area this morning to minimize these impacts. However, it’s important to remember that even if the water is discolored, it is completely safe to drink and poses no health risk. If customers would like to flush their personal plumbing systems to remove the discolored water, they can turn on an outside faucet at the lowest point on the property and let it run until the water turns clear.
Hey Good People!! Another 10 Inches Of Fresh Powder At Bear Valley! ~ Mattly Trent
Posted by: thepinetree on 01/19/2017 06:52 AM
Bear Valley, CA....Hey Good People! 10" of new in 24hrs!!! As the system continues we'll see another 3-5" today, 2-4" tonight, 6-10" Friday, 5-9" Friday night and 2-4" for Saturday with more coming but we'll wait another day before we put those totals out. The high today is expected to be around 28F with winds out of the SSW from 13-20mph. The low tonight will come in around 26F with continues winds out of the South from 10-21mph. Expect possible delays due to weather as we will have Avalanche Control this morning and for the next handful of days. Get on up here and enjoy our "Pure Mountain Fun" ethos!!!!!! Stay tuned..................
Angels Food & Sierra Hills Markets Weekly Specials Through Jan 24th
Posted by: thepinetree on 01/18/2017 08:29 PM
Angels Camp & Murphys, 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. Sierra Hills Market 209-728-3402 Angels Food Market 209-736-4243 We have everything you need to create memories this Holiday Season!
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.
Human Trafficking Presentation At Mark Twain Medical Center On February 6th
Posted by: thepinetree on 01/18/2017 08:02 PM
San Andreas, CA...You are invited to a very special presentation on Human Trafficking presented by, Holly Gibbs, scheduled on February 6th, 2017 from 1200-1330. Feel free to bring your lunch and learn to recognize and respond to Human Trafficking victims. Click on the attachment for more information and feel free to print and post flyer as appropriate.
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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.