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Thursday, Oct 8
All Day Susie's Diner "Graffiti Night"
06:00 PM Live Music at The Prospector Brewery
All Day Overeaters Anonymous
Friday, Oct 9
All Day Cedar Center Scarecrow Contest
09:00 AM 38th Annual Heirloom Quilt Faire
09:00 AM 38th Annual Heirloom Quilt Faire
04:00 PM Cedar Center Scarecrow Contest Unveiling Party
All Day Susie's Diner "Graffiti Night"
All Day Overeaters Anonymous
07:00 PM Live Music and Dancing at CAMPS 209.736.8181
Saturday, Oct 10
All Day Cedar Center Scarecrow Contest
All Day 38th Annual Heirloom Quilt Faire
10:00 AM Walking Tour of Historic Downtown Murphys
All Day Susie's Diner "Graffiti Night"
06:00 PM Open Mic Night at Sidewinders Restaurant
06:00 PM Live Music at The Prospector Brewery
All Day Overeaters Anonymous
07:00 PM Live Music and Dancing at CAMPS 209.736.8181
Sunday, Oct 11
All Day Cedar Center Scarecrow Contest
08:00 AM IOOF Pancake Breakfast Jenny Lind
08:00 AM I.O.O.F. Pancake breakfast
Until 04:00 PM 38th Annual Heirloom Quilt Faire
All Day Susie's Diner "Graffiti Night"
All Day Overeaters Anonymous
Monday, Oct 12
All Day Cedar Center Scarecrow Contest
All Day Susie's Diner "Graffiti Night"
All Day Overeaters Anonymous
06:30 PM Learn to Square Dance in 10 Easy Lessons
Tuesday, Oct 13
All Day Cedar Center Scarecrow Contest
All Day Susie's Diner "Graffiti Night"
All Day Overeaters Anonymous
Wednesday, Oct 14
All Day Cedar Center Scarecrow Contest
All Day Susie's Diner "Graffiti Night"
All Day Overeaters Anonymous
07:30 PM Alcoholics Anonymous

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Posted by: thepinetree on 10/08/2015 08:18 AM

Shop Local! Sierra Hills, Angels Food & Sierra Hills Natural Food Markets. Weekly Specials Through October 13th & Keeping Calaveras Clean

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/08/2015 07:48 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 We've teamed up with local realtor, Leanne Smith, to provide you with FREE reusable shopping bags. Pick yours up in our Murphys' store, coming soon to Angels Camp.

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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Dunn Well Service 209.736.2186

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/23/2015 02:50 PM

Calaveras County Sheriff's Logs Through October 7th

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/07/2015 09:30 PM
San Andreas, CA...The latest activity logs for the Calaveras County Sheriff's Deputies are enclosed...

We would like to Thank Signal Service for Sponsoring our Law Enforcement Category!

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Tuolumne County Sheriff's Logs Through October 6th

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/07/2015 08:44 PM
Sonora, CA....Below are the the latest Tuolumne County Sheriff's Logs

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Traffic Update....Mult-Vehicle Accident Closes Hwy 49 Closed South Of Drytown

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/07/2015 04:50 PM
Sutter Creek, CA...There is a major traffic collision on SR-49 south of Vaira Ranch Rd, south of Drytown. with several vehicles involved. Traffic is being diverted onto old SR-49. No estimated time of re-opening.

Rural Leader Testifies to Effects of Marijuana Cultivation on California’s Water Quality

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/07/2015 02:40 PM
Sacramento, CA....Last week, Rural County Representatives of California (RCRC) Second Vice Chair and Tehama County Supervisor Bob Williams testified before the Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board (Water Board) in support of their proposed Waste Discharge Requirements (WDRs) for medicinal cannabis cultivation. “The immediate threat to water quality posed by marijuana cultivation has increased dramatically in recent years as our rural counties have seen a continual expansion of the scale and volume of individual grow sites,” said Williams. “On behalf of California’s rural leaders, I applaud the Central Valley Water Board for taking steps to address the effects of marijuana cultivation on our state’s water quality.”

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Traffic Update...Rollover Accident On Hwy 108 Near Little Sweden

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/07/2015 02:15 PM
Long Barn, CA...CHP is reporting a minor injury rollover accident near Little Sweden. Please use caution in the area....

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Calaveras County Disaster Relief Center Offers Assistance

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/07/2015 11:04 AM
San Andreas, CA...Have you been affected by the Butte Fire? Help is available through the Disaster Relief Center (DRC), conveniently located at the Calaveras County Government Center at 891 Mountain Ranch Road in San Andreas. Several government and service agencies are available to offer assistance. Fire recovery officials encourage anyone affected by the fire to visit the DRC and learn more about the available resources.

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Democratic Presidential Debate Viewing Party & Introducing John (Jack) Garamendi, Jr.

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/07/2015 09:55 AM
Angels Camp, CA...The Calaveras County Democratic Central Committee (CCDCC) will hold their monthly meeting on Tuesday October 13 at 5:00 PM - Round Table Pizza, 27 N. Main Street, Angels Camp. All Calaveras residents are invited to attend. The meeting will be addressed by John (Jack) Garamendi, candidate for Calaveras County Supervisor, District Two in 2016. Jack is an experienced leader and a fifth generation Calaveras resident who promises respect for our past and a vision for the future of our County..

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State of Jefferson Town Hall Meeting San Andreas, Wednesday, October 14, 2015 sponsored by CCRP

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/07/2015 09:00 AM
San Andreas, CA...On Wednesday, October 14th, all who live in Calaveras, Amador and Tuolumne Counties are invited to attend a Town Hall Meeting, sponsored by the Calaveras County Republican Party. Our guest speaker will be Steve Baird, representing the State of Jefferson. The meeting begins at 6:30 PM., at the Metropolitan Event Center, 55 Main Street, San Andreas. Efforts to form a 51st State have been growing in your neighboring rural counties, whose residents have grown tired of not having a voice in government, where actions and decisions are based on the voters from greater Los Angeles and San Francisco Bay areas.

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Pink in the Night in Honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/07/2015 01:25 AM
San Andreas, CA...Mark Twain Medical Center ia promoting the importance of early detection of breast cancer, followed by prompt treatment, saves lives. The annual ‘Pink in the Night’ opening ceremony October 1st, in Valley Springs kicked off the month of awareness. All those who currently have breast cancer, survivors and support providers were invited to light a candle in tribute to those who are currently battling breast cancer, in remembrance of those that bravely lost their battle, or ones that have survived the disease.

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Isiah Fowler Found Guilty In His Sister Leila Fowler's Death

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/06/2015 06:43 PM
San Andreas, CA...Superior Court Judge Thomas Smith found 14 year old Isiah Fowler guilty in the death of his sister Leila Fowler. He will face sentencing for second degree murder on November 2nd for the April 27, 2013 stabbing death. Initially the then 12 year old told law enforcement that a grey haired intruder stabbed his 8 year old sister.

Above is the flier for Leila's Candlelight Vigil and a photo of the crowd. On the coverage side we will always remember hearing scanner traffic of a juvenile being transported with multiple stab wounds and the air ambulance ordered for Mark Twain Medical Center's helipad and hearing the medi-flight canceled as Leila had passed away before she arrived.
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Homeowner Shoots Suspect Fleeing From Deputies

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/06/2015 12:37 PM
Sonora, CA...A Tuolumne County deputy attempted to make a traffic stop on a motorcycle early this morning. Brian Reynolds of Placerville evaded deputies and led a short pursuit into a neighborhood on Cavalieri Road, where he ditched his motorcycle in some bushes. To avoid capture, Reynolds attempted to force his way into a Sonora home occupied by James St. Clair.

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Black Mass Review: Gangster’s Paradise? ~ By Brett Bunge

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/06/2015 12:08 PM
Hollywood, CA...Near the beginning of Black Mass, Johnny Depp, portraying Boston crime boss James “Whitey” Bulger, tells his young son that he should only “punch someone when no one is looking.” It’s an apt statement to describe the elder Bulger, who lingers in the background until it’s time to strike. It also applies to the film itself, which—while flawed—is a dark and understated crime drama that concerns itself with backroom dealings, shady meetings, and at times, shocking violence, most of it committed by Bulger himself.

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General Mills Issues Voluntary Recall Of Cheerios & Honey Nut Cheerios Cereal Produced At Its Lodi Plant

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/06/2015 10:48 AM
Lodi, CA...General Mills is voluntarily recalling several days of production of Cheerios and Honey Nut Cheerios cereal produced at its Lodi, California facility on certain dates in July of this year because of an undeclared allergen – wheat – with potential adverse health effects. Because this recall relates to an undeclared allergen, this is a Class I product recall.

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Let The Airola Family Fight For You

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/06/2015 10:22 AM
San Andreas, CA..."The Airola Family has been representing people in the Motherlode since 1916. After 99 years, who has more passion than the Airola Family to fight for victims of the Butte Fire? We're fighting for our family, we're fighting for our friends, and we'll fight for you.”

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Traffic Update...Possible Injury Accident On Hwy 49 & Center Street

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/06/2015 08:24 AM
Mokelumne Hill, CA...CHP is reporting a pickup 20ft off the roadway and glass around vehicle and on roadway.
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Traffic Update...Injury Accident Near Hwy 108 & OByrnes Ferry Road

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/06/2015 08:05 AM
Jamestown, CA...Emergency crews are working an accident on Hwy 108 & OByrnes Ferry were a Semi-Truck, Van and a street sweeper have been involved in an accident. Traffic is being affected. Please expect delays in the area...
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CDSS Announces Disaster CalFresh (D - CalFresh) Federally Known As The Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (D - SNAP) Relief For Calaveras County

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/06/2015 08:00 AM
Calaveras County, CA...The California Department of Social Services has announced Calaveras County is eligible to receive CalFresh Disaster Assistance under the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act. The Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Service, has approved Calaveras County for the Disaster CalFresh (D-CalFresh) as a result of the September 9, 2015 Butte Fire incident. Any household that resided within or worked within one of the designated affected areas of Mokelumne Hill, Mountain Ranch, Sheep Ranch, Glencoe, West Point, Wilseyville, San Andreas and Rail Road Flat at the time of the September 9, 2015 Butte Fire incident and suffered disaster losses may be eligible to receive temporary D-CalFresh assistance.

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Governor Brown Signs Assisted Suicide Law

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/05/2015 03:52 PM

President Obama On The Trans-Pacific Partnership

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/05/2015 01:34 PM
Washington, DC...I've spent every day of my presidency fighting to grow our economy and strengthen our middle class. That means making sure our workers have a fair shot to get ahead here at home, and a fair chance to compete around the world. My approach to trade has been guided by a unifying principle: leveling the playing field for American workers and businesses, so we can export more products stamped Made in America all over the world that support higher-paying American jobs here at home.

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Traffic Update....Non-Injury Accident Blocking A Lane On Hwy 108

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/05/2015 12:45 PM
Jamestown, CA...CHP is reporting a lane blocked by a vehicle involved in a non-injury accident near Hwy 108 & Main Street in Jamestown. Please use caution in the area....


Tuolumne County Sheriff On Potential Violence At Summerville High School

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/05/2015 12:26 PM
Sonora, CA... It is very important for the public to understand this is a very sensitive and complex case. It is particularly unsettling when our most precious assets, which are our students and their teachers, are targets for violence. It would not have been possible to move forward with the investigation without the cooperation of the Summerville High School Administration, staff and students. The facts are as follows: On September 30, 2015, Summerville High School’s administration contacted the Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Office reporting that three students were planning to shoot faculty members and students...

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Rosendo Gregory Rojas Oct. 7, 1990 – Sept. 11, 2015

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/05/2015 11:40 AM
Angels Camp, CA…A Gathering of Remmembrance for Rosendo Gregory Rojas, 1990 – 2015 will be held on October 18th from 12-4pm at Utica Park in Angels Camp. Please join family and friends as we celebrate the life of a most special beautiful soul. Please bring your memories in writing as keepsakes for “His-Story” for the family.

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The Grapeful Dead Stomp The Competition & Take Top Grape Stomp Honors ~ Lots Of Video & Photos

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/05/2015 09:44 AM
Murphys, CA...The Grapeful Dead stomping team of Jennifer & Dale Marcum took the 2015 Championships with a stunning total of 18.31 lbs of juice. After round after round of preliminary stomps, two semifinal heats and the championship round it was The Grapeful Dead from Los Gatos, Sushi & Waswabi from Hercules, Don't Stop Till You from San Jose, The Wright Stuff from Hercules, Hatcher Winery from Murphys, Pressing Matters from Angels Camp, Chico Crushers from Chico, Mucker Truckers from Burlingame, Fresno 55 Wine from Fresno & Get Hammered from Murphys.

Click Above To Go To Go To Slide Show With Over 170 Photos

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Fuddruckers to Provide Free Lunch in San Andreas Today for Residents Impacted by Butte Fire

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/05/2015 09:04 AM
San Andreas, CA...In coordination with Calaveras County and the American Red Cross, the Fuddruckers’ food trailer will be at the Disaster Recover Center on Monday, October 5, 2015 at noon providing free lunch for up to 500 residents. The community event is to be held at the Government Complex at 891 Mountain Ranch Rd, San Andreas in Calaveras County...

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The Harvest Fest Is Underway In Copperopolis

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/04/2015 01:27 PM
Copperopolis, CA…The Copperopolis Town Square’s Harvest Fest is underway! With perfect temps, lots of vendors, live music sponsored by Cal-Tel, carriage rides, great food and of course pumpkins. Come on out and enjoy till 4pm today!

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

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/04/2015 09:01 AM
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!

The Big Inaugural Harvest Festival & Pumpkin Patch Is Sunday From 10am – 4pm!

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/02/2015 10:04 AM
Copperopolis, CA...Come on out to our 1st Annual Harvest Festival and Pumpkin Patch on Sunday October 4th, 10-4pm! Peppermint Carriage Co. will be providing free Horse and Buggy rides around The Square! Photo ops for the entire family! Face Painting, Bounce House, Arts and Crafts for The Kids and Bob The Balloon Guy will be here! Old Skool Pie-Pizza, Smokin' Barrel Cafe, Stacy's Famous Tacos and Chile will be here with Yummy Foods! Cipponeri Family Farms will be bringing a huge variety of Pumpkins, Gourds, Haybales, Corn Stalks and of course Yummy Fall Fruits and Veggies! Our vendors will have your favorite Fall Foods, Jams and Jellies, Fresh Baked Goods, Honeys, Crafts, Home Decor, Live Music by The Shakers playing Roots Music, Blues, Country and Rockabilly! Fun Activities Planned for the Kids! A Great Day for The Entire Family!


Traffic Update...Possible Injury Accident On Hwy 26 & Overturned Van Near North Fork Bridge

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/03/2015 11:42 AM
West Point, CA...Hwy 26 seems to be the trouble spot this morning. There is a possible injury accident near Red Corral Road and an overturned van near the North Fork Bridge. Please use caution in these areas....

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Presidential Weekly Address: Congress Should Do its Job and Pass a Serious Budget

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/03/2015 11:32 AM
Washington, DC... Hi, everybody. Yesterday, we learned that our businesses created another 118,000 new jobs in September. That makes 67 straight months of job creation, and 13.2 million new jobs in all. But we would be doing even better if we didn’t have to keep dealing with crises in Congress every few months. And especially at a time when the global economy is softening, our own growth could slow if Congress doesn’t do away with harmful austerity measures.

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The Big Keepsake Ornament Debut Is This Weekend At Middleton’s Gold Crown Hallmark

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/03/2015 09:19 AM
Angels Camp, CA…This Weekend, at Middleton’s Gold Crown Hallmark capture the memories and share the fun at Keepsake Ornament Debut!! Join Middleton’s Hallmark to Celebrate and be the first to see over 100 New Memories!! Barbie’s Back First In Series! Hear the sound of the Holiday Darth Vader, Frozen’s Let It Go and a Classic Guitar The Plays Feliz Navidad! So bring home the traditions that bring you together at Middleton’s Gold Crown Hallmark Debut This Saturday, 9-5 & Sunday 11-4 in Angels Camp In The Mark Twain Shopping Center! Middleton’s Gold Crown Hallmark Where You Get Rewards Every Time You Shop!!

Bret Harte Bullfrogs Defeat Summerville Bears 29-28 Friday Night ~ Photos By Jeff Rasmussen

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/03/2015 08:25 AM
Angels Camp, CA...The Bret Harte Bullfrogs hosted the Summerville Bears in a Mother Lode League Football match up Friday night. After falling into a two touchdown hole early in the game the Frogs clawed their way back into the game and held off the Bears in a last minute try for a two point conversion. It was a great win for Bret Harte.

We would like to thank Jeff Rasmussen for the great photos below. Click above to view them and many more at the original resolution sent in if parents or friends want to save them.

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The Big 49er Motors El Nino Sale

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/02/2015 05:53 PM
49er Motors Pre- El Nino Sale. All the forecasts are calling for a wet winter, come on down today and get into a new Car, Truck or SUV today. We have many 4x4 and AWD vehicles in stock and ready for new homes. We can finance most anyone from terrible to great credit. Our service center services all makes and models, we can do everything from simple oil changes to engine and transmission replacements. Call for an appointment today.209-736-4949

2007 Cadillac Sts AWD, V8 4.6L 320hp, Adaptive Cruise Control, Navigation,Heated & Cooling Front Seats, Heated Back Seats, Steering Wheel Controls W/Heated Steering Wheel, Leather, Moonroof, Dual Power Seats, Dvd/Mp3 Cd Player W/Bose Speakers, Power Windows, Power Door Locks, Keyless Start. Full-Size Luxury Car, Nimble Road Feel For This Size Of Car, Powerful Engine, All Wheel Drive Ready For All Adventures With Bose Stereo Is One Of The Best In Its Class. ON SALE $11,949 VIN:1G6DC67A270123175

2007 Acura MDX, V6 VTEC 3.7L AWD, Technology Package, Traction Control, Stability Control, Keyless Entry, A/c, Rear A/C, Power Windows, Power Door Locks, Cruise Control, Am/Fm W/Mp3 Multi Disc Premium Sound, Satalite Feature, Navigation System, DvD System, Bluetooth, Backup Camera, Dual Power & Heated Seats, Leather, Third Row, Moon Roof. This Is Luxury At Its Finest!!! ON SALE $17,949 VIN:2HNYD28417H532805

2011 Chevrolet HHR LT, 4 Cyl 2.2L 155 Hp Flex Fuel FWD, Traction Control, Keyless Entry, Air Conditioning, Power Windows, Power Door Locks, Cruise Control, Power Steering, Mp3 Cd Player, Dual Air Bags W/ F&R Head Curtain Air Bags, Power Driver Seat. These HHR's Have Distinctive Styling; Supple Ride & Versatile And Roomy Interior.

2007 Dodge Dakota SLT 4x4 Quad Cab, V8 4.7L Magnum, NEW TIRES, Power Windows, Power Doorlocks, Rear Slidng Window, Cruise Control, Fog Lights, Bed Liner, Single Disc Cd Player. The Dakota Has The Dodge Power In A Perfect Size Truck Fit For Anyone!!!! ON SALE $14,449 VIN:1D7HW48N27S164931

2008 Dodge Ram 2500 HEMI 4x4 Quad Cab,V8 5.7L 330.Hp, BRAND NEW TOYO TIRES!! Cd Player, Air Conditioner, Cruise Control, Rear Slider Window, Power Windows, Power Locks, Bedliner, Tow Package. Come Check Out This Hemi Powered Truck Before Its Gone! ON SALE $19,949 VIN:3D7KS28D18G205295

2005 GMC Yukon XL Denali ONE OWNER 1500 AWD, V8 6.0L 335hp, 3rd row seating, Power Windows, Power DoorLocks, Cruise Control, Tilt Wheel, Navigation System w/Multi Disc Cd Player, Dvd System, Leather Interior, Moonroof, Privacy Glass, Roof Rack, Towing Package. Hard To Find Color Thats This Clean And Only Having One Owner Wont Last Long!!!!!! ON SALE $15,949 VIN:1GKFK66U15J215149

2010 Toyota Tacoma Double Cab, V6 4.0L 236hp 4x4, Tow Package W/trailer Brake Installed, Bedliner W/Adjustable Tie Downs, Back Up Cam In Rear View Mirror, Power Windows/Locks, Steering Wheel Controls, Cruise Control, Toyota Bluetooth Set Up, JBL Stereo & Speakers W/Built In Subwoofer, Aux Hookup, Side Curtain Airbags, Lots Of Service Records. ONE OWNER CLEAN CARFAX On The Legendary Toyota Truck You Dont Want To Miss This ON SALE $25,949 VIN:5TEMU4FNXAZ708273
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The 2015 Grape Stomp Is Saturday! Many Of The Proceeds To Benefit Butte Fire Victims & Non-Profits

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/01/2015 02:46 PM
Murphys, CA ~ The Calaveras Winegrape Alliance joins with all of Calaveras County in thanking the firefighters and emergency personnel, many of whom are still on the job or on fire lines, for their heroic efforts in fighting the Butte Fire. Like everyone, we mourn for the lives taken by all the fires, and the loss of homes and property suffered by so many. We are so grateful that the Highway 4 corridor is untouched by the fire and that our wineries and tasting rooms are open and operating. The 22nd Annual Calaveras Grape Stomp will go on as planned on October 3rd in Murphys Park. To support those left in need after the fire, proceeds from the sale of Grape Stomp T-Shirts will be donated to the Calaveras Community Foundation’s Disaster Relief Fund. And, as always, all proceeds from the Silent Auction will be donated to local non-profit groups, many of whom are also involved in disaster relief.


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Join Us Tonight For Live Streaming Of Bret Harte Football Frogs WIN 29-28

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/02/2015 05:31 PM
San Andreas, CA....Join us tonight for Live MLL Football as Summerville Bears visit the Bret Harte Bullfrogs. We will be streaming the Varsity Game starting between 7:30 & 8pm

Fire Update...Firefighters Working Fire Near Mitchell Mill Road & Blue Mountain Road

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/02/2015 05:16 PM
West Point, CA...Firefighters from ground and air are working a smoldering 1 1/2 acre vegetation fire. They will get this one taken care of quickly.


Sonora Man Arrested After Lengthy Vehicle & Foot Pursuit

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/02/2015 05:12 PM
Sonora, CA...Sonora's Matthew Dale Miller was arrested for Evading Arrest, DUI, Drug Possession & outstanding warrants after an eventful vehicle chase and foot pursuit. Yesterday at 6:37pm a Tuolumne County Sheriff's Deputy initiated pursuit of a suspect in a 93 Acura Integra for a speed violation. The TSO Deputy lost sight of the suspect in the Twain Harte area.

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Traffic Update...Hit & Run With Injuries In Sonora

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/02/2015 02:43 PM
Sonora, CA...Law enforcement is on hand and investigating an incident where a brown pickup sped through a gate near the entrance to Apple Valley Estates. The gate hit and injured a person.

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Tips To Help Improve Retirement Confidence

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/02/2015 02:32 PM
Murphys, CA...Click Below To Watch A Video On Tips to Help Improve Retirement Confidence

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Free Shopping Bags At Sierra Hills Market From Leanne Smith

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/02/2015 02:07 PM
Murphys, CA...Excited to announce a new partnership with my company and the Crowshaw family that owns Sierra Hills market and Angels Food market. We have been working on this project for a couple of months. We both wanted to do something that would serve our community. So we came up with the idea of shopping bags, because of the 1,000"s of plastic shopping bags that are used every month at his families stores. We did our research and discovered that 95% of those bags are not recycled, and that there is a huge impact on our environment here in Calaveras county! So, Starting today when you go into the Murphys store you will see a display by the magazines. It's for a FREE shopping bag. If you use one of these bags just 11 times you are making a huge difference in our environment! You can also find a schedule of free classes for the month of October. Additional racks will be at the murphys health food store and angels food market in the next few weeks.


Butte Fire Debris Cleanup Updates

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/02/2015 10:50 AM

Lumberjack Day Is ON For Tomorrow

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/02/2015 10:06 AM
West Point, CA...Hey everyone in Amador & Calaveras Counties, this Saturday is the 41st Lumberjack Days in West Point! Come join us for the day. The Butte Fire affected us all. Many of us were brought together at the Jackson Rancheria evacuation center. As Red Cross volunteers and evacuees ourselves, we watched one town after another enter the Rancheria and then get to leave.

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Fall Into Great Savings With Twilight Tee Times At Greenhorn Creek

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/23/2015 02:12 PM
Angels Camp, CA...Today marks the Autumnal Equinox, and the days will start getting shorter from here on out. Have you booked your Twilight tee time to take advantage of savings and sunlight? Twilight tee times start at 2:00 pm, Super Twilight starts at 4:00 pm!


Arnold Ace Home Center's Big Fall Sale

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/01/2015 11:43 PM
Arnold, CA...Arnold Ace Home Center has everything you need for your home for fall. There are pages and pages of savings below....

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Butte Fire Reaches 100% Containment! Final Update On Actual Fire

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/01/2015 10:55 PM
San Andreas, CA...As of 6:00 p.m. Thursday, October 1st the Butte Fire was 100% contained, at 70,868 acres. There are no road closures, and all evacuations have been lifted. From this point forward, there will be no further updates on the Butte Fire. To report smoke or hot spots in the Butte Fire area, please call 209 754-1187. To report damage to fences or roads that was caused by fire suppression activity, not the fire itself, please call 209-754-2708.

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Murphys to Markleeville – “The Schedule” – October 2 to October 10

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/01/2015 12:28 PM
Arnold, CA...“The Schedule” is published every Thursday by the Bear's Lair and includes everything happening from Murphys to Markleeville. For more detailed info visit The Schedule. Please come by and pick one up or contact Bear's Lair at to have your event included in “The Schedule.”

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Mass Shooting At Umpqua Community College

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/01/2015 11:48 AM
Roseburg, OR...According to Oregon State Police as many as 15 casualties at Umpqua Community College as the result of a mass shooting. The initial reports started coming in before 10:45am.

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Butte Fire Debris Cleanup Efforts Begin

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/01/2015 10:58 AM
San Andreas, CA...Beginning Wednesday, September 30, the Calaveras County Environmental Management Agency initiated efforts under the CalRecycle-Calaveras County Butte Fire Debris Removal Project by sending in teams from the Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) to remove household hazardous waste and conduct asbestos assessment and sampling from all residential properties in the areas affected by the Butte Fire. Work will begin in the following areas and progress through the affected areas: The western portion of Jesus Maria Road. The southern portion of Mountain Ranch 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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