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The Elevated Evening News™ Live Tonight at 10pm

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/17/2017 09:59 PM
Arnold, CA...The Elevated Evening News™ Live Tonight at 10pm



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Traffic Update....Fatality on Hwy 132 Near Piney Creek

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/17/2017 09:04 PM
Coulterville, CA...Earlier this evening that was an overturned vehicle fatality on Hwy 132 near Piney Creek. Another sad reminder of the dangers of our local roads.

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President Trump Gives Remarks to the Heritage Foundation's President's Club Meeting

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/17/2017 08:17 PM
Washington, DC...President Trump Gives Remarks to the Heritage Foundation's President's Club Meeting

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The Mark Twain Wild West Fest, All Day Street Fair on October 21st.

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/17/2017 07:55 PM
Angels Camp, CA...The Mark Twain Wild West Fest has been announced for Saturday, October 21, 2017, from 10 am to 5 pm, on Main Street in historic downtown Angels Camp. The whimsical Mark Twain Wild West Fest promises to be a living interpretation and celebration of the 19th Century Wild West Gold Rush-era of the Sierra Nevada Mother Lode. Featured are three stages of non-stop music, comedy and entertainment; roving street performers, magicians, jugglers, musicians, honky-tonk piano players and dance hall girls; beer, wine and food; as well as villains and damsels in distress; gold miners, their encampment and gold panning demonstrations; a flapjack breakfast; over 80 street vendors of all descriptions including arts and crafts. Admission and parking are FREE all day.

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Supervisors Meeting on Cannabis Ban or Heavy Regulation Continues Tomorrow

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/17/2017 05:28 PM
San Andreas, CA...No decision yet and after an all day meeting to get through the public comments the board meeting will resume tomorrow morning at 9am. It was at times an entertaining reality show today with some tempers, quite a bit of erudite, well reasoned comment on both sides. Unfortunately there was also a bit of drama from the gallery and even from a couple of the board members before today's session ended. The Calaveras Cannabis show continues on tomorrow...




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Traffic Update...Foal in Roadway on Hwy 132

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/17/2017 04:29 PM
La Grange, CA...Just after 2pm this afternoon a foal was reported in the roadway. Not something we see everyday.

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Major Injuries to Twain Harte Man in Hwy 108 Collision

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/17/2017 02:44 PM
Twain Harte, CA...On October 16, 2017, at approximately 1545 hours, P1 was traveling eastbound on State Route 108, east of Argyle Road at approximately 55 miles per hour. For an unknown reason, P1 allowed V1 to travel off the south roadway edge of State Route 108. As a result, the front of V1 collided into a tree. After the collision with the tree, V1 continued in a south easterly direction until it collided into a large boulder. After the collision with the boulder, V1 continued in a south easterly direction when it collided into a second tree. After the collision with the second tree, V1 rotated in a counter clockwise direction until it came to rest against a third tree.

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The 2017 Veterans Day Parade in Copperopolis

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/17/2017 02:19 PM
Copperopolis, CA...Could you please post on your calendar and elsewhere our Veterans Day Parade which is sponsored by the VFW Post 12118 of Copperopolis. The parade is November 11, @ 11 am. Starting across the street from Copper Elementary School the parade proceeds down O'Byrnes Ferry Road ending at Reeds Turnpike. The Lions Club will be offering hot dogs, chips & drink afterward for a minimal donation. Our first responders will also be holding a community service day at the Copper Fire Station. Please come and join us.

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Floating Pumpkin Patch & Carnival At Bret Harte Aquatic Center Oct 28th

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/17/2017 11:43 AM
Angels Camp, CA...Floating Pumpkin Patch & Carnival At Bret Harte Aquatic Center Oct 28th


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Watching the Cow Pie Drop Last Sunday with Bret Harte FFA ~ By Ashlynn Maddeaux

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/17/2017 11:24 AM
Murphys, CA...On Sunday October 15th the Bret Harte FFA hosted its’ 28th Annual Cow Pie Social event at Ironstone Vineyards in Murphys. It was a fun-filled family day with bounce houses, face painting, volleyball, and balloons for the kids, as well as a tri-tip dinner prepared and cooked by the Bret Harte FFA Boosters. For the adults, there was a horseshoe tournament and Chicken Chip Bingo game. Cattle were brought to the corral by our very own Ref-Turd-Rees, Emily Bolton and Mason Davis who were the official judges to determine the winner of the Cow Pie drop. Attendees anxiously waited to see if a cow pie would drop in their square and be a winner of $200, $300, or $1000. The $1000 winner of the 28th annual cow pie drop was Susan Middleton.

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What’s Happening in Murphys this Week October 17, 2017 through October 23, 2017

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/17/2017 10:35 AM
Murphys, CA...Try out the Saturday Hopper bus service running between Valley Springs and Arnold with stops in Murphys. Enjoy Grape Stomp and Saturday’s other activities and leave the driving to Calaveras Transit! Saturdays in Murphys - Walking Tours of Historic Downtown Murphys are available at no charge (donations gratefully accepted) on Saturday mornings at 10am leaving from the Old Timers Museum. Please contact Jo Sanders at 209-728-3072 to confirm dates and times or make arrangements for large groups.

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Tuesday Fire Summary, Fatalities Holding at 41, 245,000 Acres, 5,700 Structures Destroyed, 40,000 Evacuated

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/17/2017 10:27 AM

Sacramento, CA...California Statewide Fire Summary,  Tuesday, October 17, 2017.  In the past week, over 245,000 acres have burned across California.  More than 11,000 firefighters continue making progress on 12 large wildfires burning in the State.  The death toll remains at 41, and more than 5,700 structures destroyed.  As containment figures continue to increase, many of the evacuations across the fires in Northern California have been lifted. Over 34,000 people remain evacuated, but many of the evacuation orders are being reevaluated. Residents returning home are urged to be cautious as hazardous conditions may remain. Learn more tips on how to return home after a wildfire at www.fire.ca.gov.



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Annie Oakley Academy Helped Fill Search and Rescue Coffers

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/17/2017 08:48 AM
Jamestown, CA...From the Tuolumne County Sheriff's Department..."Thank you to everyone who participated in the Annie Oakley Academy. It was once again a great success and all proceeds go to the Tuolumne County Sheriff's Search and Rescue Team. The team is made up of volunteers who have a calling to help those in need. The volunteers put in many hours of their time and are highly trained.

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Get Ready For Winter With Abbott's Snow Removal

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/17/2017 08:12 AM
Get Ready For Winter With Abbott's Snow Removal

Teachers Union Calls For Strike Starting October 19th Citing Inadequate Pay, Out-of-Control Class Sizes & School Safety Issues

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/17/2017 06:56 AM
San Andreas, CA...Today 138 teachers in the Calaveras Unified School District (CUSD) announced that they will go on strike. The Calaveras Unified Educators’ Association (CUEA) will go out on strike Thursday, October 19, 2017, over unresolved disputes concerning class sizes, school safety issues and professional pay.

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Calaveras Board of Supervisors Holding Special Meeting Today on Banning or Regulating Commercial Cannabis

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/17/2017 06:43 AM
San Andreas, CA...The Calaveras County Board of Supervisors will be holding a special meeting and possibly tomorrow for ordinance changes that will either ban or strictly limit commercial cannabis cultivation in the county. The Agenda is enclosed..


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Calaveras Unified Educators Set October 19th Strike Date

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/17/2017 06:27 AM
San Andreas, CA...The Calaveras Unified Educators Association (CUEA) has set a strike date of Thursday, October 19, 2017. While we are close to agreement on most items and issues being negotiated, the most significant gap appears to be with teacher compensation. We have offered a 2% salary increase and they have proposed a 6.5% salary increase and $100 increase to monthly benefit cap. Additionally, even as we face significant budget challenges, we have been able to address the following areas of mutual concern: Lowered average TK-3 class sizes to 26:1 this year and to 24:1 in 2018/19 (which is happening no matter the status of negotiations) Proposed increase to salaries of Career Technical Education teachers and Interns Increase compensation to teachers with class sizes over district maximums Initiate the formation of a districtwide safety committee

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Mornings with the One Percent™ Live Weekdays 7-10am (Board of Supervisors Meeting on Cannabis Streaming Now)

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/12/2017 06:54 AM
Arnold, CA...Mornings with the One Percent™ is live weekday mornings from 7-10am.


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At Middleton's We Pay The Sales Tax All This Week!!

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/16/2017 06:06 PM
Angels Camp, CA...Shop this week at Middleton's Furniture and Appliances Starting on Monday and ending Saturday October 21st. It is on "In Stock Furniture" only. Not on Appliances, Special orders or Mattresses. So shop and save!!


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Traffic Update....Minor Injury Off Road Excursion off Burson Road

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/16/2017 05:56 PM
Valley Springs, CA...CHP is reporting a Dodge Pickup has gone off of Burson Road. It apparently an unplanned excursion that has resulted in minor injuries. Please use caution in the area....

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Traffic Update....Backhoe on its' side Near Hwy 49 & Carol Kennedy

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/16/2017 05:49 PM
Angels Camp, CA...CHP is reporting a pickup with a utility trailer with a backhoe on its' side. Please use caution in the area...

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U.S. Concerned By Skirmishes Between Kurds & Iraq Forces Near Kirkuk

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/16/2017 04:38 PM
Kirkuk, Iraq...The United States is very concerned by reports of violence around Kirkuk, Iraq. We are monitoring the situation closely and call on all parties to coordinate military activities and restore calm. We support the peaceful exercise of joint administration by the central and regional governments, consistent with the Iraqi Constitution, in all disputed areas. We are working with officials from the central and regional governments to reduce tensions, avoid further clashes, and encourage dialogue.

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Traffic Update...Major Injury Vehicle vs Tree Collision off Hwy 108

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/16/2017 04:26 PM
Sonora, CA...CHP is reporting a major injury vehicle vs tree collision off of Hwy 108 near Via Este. Please use caution in the area

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John Wesley King 1932 - 2017

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/16/2017 04:19 PM
San Andreas, CA...John Wesley King passed away on Oct. 10, 2017 of natural causes. He was born Oct. 27, 1932 in Akron, Ohio and lived in San Andreas for the last 15 years. After completing the 9th grade he began working to help support his family. He was honorably discharged from the US Army after serving from 1950 to 1954. He was retired after being self-employed in the construction industry for 50 years.

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Planning Commission Notice of Public Hearing on Denial of Commercial Cannabis Cultivation Registration

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/16/2017 04:07 PM
San Andreas, CA...PLANNING COMMISSION NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING LEAD AGENCY: Calaveras County Planning Department, 891 Mountain Ranch Rd. San Andreas, CA 95249 2016-537 APPEAL by Kern Houghten of the Planning Directors Denial of Commercial Cannabis Cultivation Registration Application. The site is located at 201 Sierra Madre Road, Railroad Flat, T5N, R13E, Sec. 12, APN: 020-029-040.

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Planning Commission Notice of Public Hearing on Denial of Commercial Cannabis Cultivation Registration

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/16/2017 04:04 PM
San Andreas, CA...PLANNING COMMISSION NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING LEAD AGENCY: Calaveras County Planning Department, 891 Mountain Ranch Rd., San Andreas, CA 95249 2016-238 APPEAL by Adrian Lambie of Archer Norris PLC on behalf of Jacob Forbes of the Planning Directors Denial of Commercial Cannabis Cultivation Registration Application. The site is located at 5540 Mizpah Drive, Murphys, T4N, R14E, Sec. 21, APN: 034-033-007.

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Planning Commission Notice of Public Hearing on Denial of Commercial Cannabis Cultivation Registration

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/16/2017 03:59 PM
San Andreas, CA...PLANNING COMMISSION NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING LEAD AGENCY: Calaveras County Planning Department, 891 Mountain Ranch Rd., San Andreas, CA 95249 2016-893 APPEAL by Jasun Molinelli of Archer Norris on behalf of Robert Smoot of the Planning Directors Denial of Commercial Cannabis Cultivation Registration Application. The site is located at 1211 Pony Way, Angels Camp, T2N, R12E, Sec. 11, APN: 053-007-025.

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Planning Commission Notice of Public Hearing on Denial of Commercial Cannabis Cultivation Registration

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/16/2017 03:56 PM
San Andreas, CA...PLANNING COMMISSION NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING LEAD AGENCY: Calaveras County Planning Department, 891 Mountain Ranch Rd., San Andreas, CA 95249 2016-545 APPEAL by Kern Houghten of the Planning Directors Denial of Commercial Cannabis Cultivation Registration Application. The site is located at 1280 Doe Road, Mokelumne Hill, T5N, R13E, Sec. 10, APN: 020-028-025.

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Calaveras County Planning Department Notice of Intent to Adopt a Negative Declaration

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/16/2017 03:52 PM
San Andreas, CA...NOTICE OF INTENT TO ADOPT A NEGATIVE DECLARATION LEAD AGENCY: Calaveras County Planning Department, 891 Mountain Ranch Rd., San Andreas, CA 95249 2016-016 ZA for Matthew Greenberg The applicant is requesting a zoning amendment (ZA) to rezone APN 030-010-058 from C2-PD (General Commercial – Planned Development) to M4-PD (Business Park – Planned Development). The property is approximately 1.92 acres in size and is located at 5146 Commercial Way in Hathaway Pines. The property is currently improved with a 5,600 sq. ft. building and associated paved parking.

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Planning Commission Notice of Public Hearing on Extension of Time for Calaveras Business Park

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/16/2017 03:46 PM
San Andreas, CA...PLANNING COMMISSION NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING LEAD AGENCY: Calaveras County Planning Department, 891 Mountain Ranch Rd., San Andreas, CA 95249 Extension of Time for approved TSTM 2002-124 for the Calaveras Business Park The applicant is requesting an extension of time to extend the expiration date of approved Tentative Subdivision Tract Map 2002-124 for the Calaveras Business Park, Vosti Properties, LLC by three (3) years. The subject property, APN: 046-016-072, is a 31.86 acre parcel located 0.25 of a mile SW of the SR12/26 intersection in Valley Springs, a portion of Section 24, T4N, R10E, MDM. The Board of Supervisors adopted the negative declaration for the project on December 28, 2004. There are no changes in circumstances that would necessitate recirculation.

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Planning Commission Notice of Public Hearing on Denial of Commercial Cannabis Cultivation Registration

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/16/2017 03:42 PM
San Andreas, CA...PLANNING COMMISSION NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING LEAD AGENCY: Calaveras County Planning Department, 891 Mountain Ranch Rd., San Andreas, CA 95249 2016-830 APPEAL by C&S Wellness and Health Group, Colleen Kelly, President, of the Planning Directors Denial of Commercial Cannabis Cultivation Registration Application. The site is located at 1606 Doe Road, Railroad Flat, T5N, R13E, Sec. 11, APN: 020-028-086.

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Planning Commission Notice of Public Hearing on Denial of Commercial Cannabis Cultivation Registration

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/16/2017 03:39 PM
San Andreas, CA...PLANNING COMMISSION NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING LEAD AGENCY: Calaveras County Planning Department, 891 Mountain Ranch Rd.,San Andreas, CA 95249 2016-677 APPEAL by Steven Koba of Denial of Commercial Cannabis Cultivation Registration Application The site is located at 1129 Doe Rd. Mokelumne Hill. On the NE 1/4 of Section 10, Township 5 North, Range 13 East, MDB&M.

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Planning Commission Notice of Public Hearing on Denial of Commercial Cannabis Cultivation Registration

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/16/2017 03:34 PM
San Andreas, CA...PLANNING COMMISSION NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING LEAD AGENCY: Calaveras County Planning Department, 891 Mountain Ranch Rd., San Andreas, CA 95249 2016-943 APPEAL by Leslie Denham-Newman of Planning Director’s Denial of Commercial Cannabis Cultivation Registration Application 2016-943. The site is located at 2200 Gold Strike Road, San Andreas, CA, APN 040-009-041.

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Planning Commission Notice of Public Hearing on Tuscany Hills

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/16/2017 03:29 PM
San Andreas, CA...PLANNING COMMISSION NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING LEAD AGENCY: Calaveras County Planning Department, 891 Mountain Ranch Rd., San Andreas, CA 95249 2001-154 EXTENSION OF TIME FOR APPROVED TENTATIVE SUBDIVISION TRACT MAP FOR RED MOUNTAIN RESORTS, LLC (TUSCANY HILLS PROJECT). A 36-month Extension of Time (EOT) for approved Tentative Subdivision Tract Map 2001-154 for the Tuscany Hills Project. The purpose of the EOT is to allow the applicant the necessary time to complete the conditions of the approved map. The subject property is 1,113.63 acres and located west of Tulloch Reservoir and south of the Copper Cove and Saddle Creek Subdivision developments in the Copperopolis area. APN 053-020-009 is a portion of the Rancheria Del Rio Estanislao Land Grant and Lot A, ROS 19-172 in un-surveyed sections in T01N, R21E, MDM. An Environmental Impact Report, CEQA Findings, Mitigation Monitoring Plan and Statement of Overriding Considerations were prepared and circulated for review, and were certified by the Board of Supervisors, via Resolution 2007-146, on July 24, 2007. As no material changes to the project are proposed by this time extension request and as surrounding land uses have not changed since the original approval, the approved EIR remains the appropriate CEQA document.

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Good Morning Calaveras on November 1st with CHP Lieutenant Commander John Warren

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/16/2017 02:50 PM
San Andreas, CA...Join us on November 1st for our Good Morning Calaveras breakfast at Mark Twain Medical Center! Guest Speaker: Lieutenant Commander John Warren, California Highway Patrol

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Men's Health is Workshop Focus for the Month of November

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/16/2017 01:41 PM
San Andreas, CA...Men’s health is the topic of a free workshop on Nov. 9 at Mark Twain Medical Center. “Tackle Your Health” is the theme for the 10 a. m. to noon event focusing on lifestyle and health resources for men. A variety of presenters and health resource organizations will be featured and lunch is included. There is limited seating. Call 754-5919 for reservations and information. “Tackle Your Health” is part of MTMC’s ongoing series of “A Plan 4 Me” free planning workshops. It is co-sponsored by MTMC and the Mark Twain Health Care District. The district is providing a donated San Francisco 49ers DeForest Buckner laser-engraved football valued at $50 to be awarded at the workshop along with “Tackle Your Health” tee-shirts.

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Traffic Update....Overturned Logging Truck Near Greeley Hill Rd & Ponderosa Way

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/16/2017 01:01 PM
Greeley Hill, CA...Traffic Update....Overturned Logging Truck Near Greeley Hill Rd & Ponderosa Way

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Kansas Traffic Stop & 30lbs of Marijuana Leads to Search Warrant in Rail Road Flat

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/16/2017 12:35 PM
Rail Road Flat, CA...On 10/6/2017 at approximately 9:00 AM, Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office deputies served a search warrant on a property located near the 4000 Block of Prussian Hill Road in Railroad Flat. The search warrant was a result of a traffic enforcement stop conducted by the Kansas Highway Patrol near Topeka Kansas. During the traffic enforcement stop Troopers located 30 pounds of processed marijuana. It was discovered the owner of the vehicle and occupant had been a registered marijuana grower in Calaveras County. On further investigation it was determined that the Calaveras County commercial cannabis registration for that property had been denied in May of 2017 for failing to complete required documentation.

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Monday Fire Summary, 41 Fatalities, 213,000 Acres, 5,700 Structures Destroyed, 40,000 Evacuated

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/16/2017 11:46 AM
Santa Rosa, CA...California Statewide Fire Summary Monday, October 16, 2017. 11,000 firefighters continued to make good progress on 14 large wildfires burning across the State, despite the fact that several new fires ignited. On the current 14 large wildfires over 213,000 acres have burned, an estimated 5,700 structures destroyed and sadly 41 people have been killed. This morning, a private water tender driver assigned to the Nuns Fire tragically died in a vehicle rollover on Oakville Grade in Napa County. As containment figures have increased, many of the evacuations across the fires in Northern California have been lifted. Over 40,000 people remain evacuated, but many of the evacuation orders are being reevaluated. Residents returning home are urged to be cautious as hazardous conditions may remain. Learn more tips on how to return home after a wildfire at www.fire.ca.gov.


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Mornings with the One Percent™ Replay From This Morning

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/16/2017 11:02 AM
Arnold, CA...Mornings with the One Percent™ Replay From This Morning is enclosed...


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Governor Brown Vetos Bill Requiring Tax Returns For Primary Candidates

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/16/2017 10:45 AM
Sacramento, CA...Governor Jerry Brown has failed to sign a bill that would have required 5 years of tax returns before a candidate's name could appear on the ballot. His veto message follows..."To the Members of the California State Senate: I am returning Senate Bill 149 without my signature. This bill requires any candidate for president to disclose five years of his or her income tax returns before their name can be placed on California's primary election ballot. Although tax returns are by law confidential, many presidential candidates have voluntarily released them. This bill is a response to President Trump's refusal to release his returns during the last election.

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Special Screening of “Chasing the Dragon: The Life of an Opioid Addict,” November 7, Calaveras Performing Arts Center

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/16/2017 09:41 AM
San Andreas, CA...Calaveras County had a rate of 124 opioid prescriptions per 100 residents in 2016, according to the California Department of Public Health. To better understand what this means for our community, the public is invited to a free educational event on Tuesday, November 7, 2017 at the Calaveras Performing Arts Center at Calaveras High School in San Andreas. The evening will begin at 5pm with refreshments and an informal opportunity to chat with experts and gather resources about opioid addiction and local recovery services. A screening of the 50-minute hard-hitting documentary “Chasing the Dragon” will take place at 6pm, followed by a panel discussion featuring local medical and behavioral health experts and individuals sharing their experiences with opioid addiction.

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Home, Barn & 12 Acres Burn on Friday Afternoon In Lake Camanche Area

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/16/2017 09:00 AM
Jackson, CA...From the Amador Sheriff's Office.."Around 3:30 this afternoon the Sheriff’s Office received a report of a possible barn on fire in the area of Coal Mine Road and Reservation Road. Due to the wind and dry fuels the fire quickly spread, triggering evacuations along Camanche Parkway North, Coal Mine Road, Reservation Road, and Buena Vista Road. As of 6:30 P.M. the fire was fully contained, but sadly the barn and one home were destroyed. No injuries have been reported, all evacuations have been lifted, and a total of 12 acres were burned. The cause of the fire remains under investigation



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Dicey Situation Ends Peacefully on Jackass Hill

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/16/2017 08:23 AM
Tuttletown, CA...From the Tuolumne Sheriff's Dept..."Update 8:45 PM: The Crisis Response Unit communicated with the man and he eventually put down his weapons and followed instructions. The man was safely taken into custody for a mental health evaluation. Original Post- Incident at 5:57 PM. TCSO Sheriff's Deputies, SWAT, Crisis Negotiations Team, Angels Camp PD, Calaveras Sheriff's Deputies, CHP, Fire personnel and EMS are at Jackass Hill Road/ Hwy 49 with an armed suicidal subject. Please stay out of the area."


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Tuolumne Sheriff's Looking for Timothy Joel Burton for Various Misdeeds

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/16/2017 08:05 AM
Sonora, CA...From the Tuolumne County Sheriff's Dept..."We need your help locating 38-year-old Timothy Joel Burton. He has warrants for his arrest which include charges of willful cruelty to a child, felon in possession of a firearm, resisting arrest, driving while suspended, displaying false registration, and leading law enforcement on a vehicle pursuit.

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Get Ready For Winter With Abbott's Snow Removal

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/15/2017 10:41 PM
Get Ready For Winter With Abbott's Snow Removal

Pew Research Report Says The Partisan Divide on Political Values Grows Even Wider

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/05/2017 07:14 PM
Washington, DC...The following is the summary of the report Pew Research released today..."The divisions between Republicans and Democrats on fundamental political values – on government, race, immigration, national security, environmental protection and other areas – reached record levels during Barack Obama’s presidency. In Donald Trump’s first year as president, these gaps have grown even larger.  And the magnitude of these differences dwarfs other divisions in society, along such lines as gender, race and ethnicity, religious observance or education.

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The Elevated Evening News™ Live Tonight at 10pm

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/26/2017 10:02 PM
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Novel Treatment Causes Cancer to Self-Destruct Without Affecting Healthy Cells

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/15/2017 10:05 AM
Bronx, NY...Scientists at Albert Einstein College of Medicine have discovered the first compound that directly makes cancer cells commit suicide while sparing healthy cells. The new treatment approach, described in today’s issue of Cancer Cell, was directed against acute myeloid leukemia (AML) cells but may also have potential for attacking other types of cancers.


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Great Fall Savings & It's SUV Season Now At Sonora Ford!

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/15/2017 09:07 AM
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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Created on 02/22/2006 11:32 PM by thepinetree
Updated on 11/15/2012 04:26 AM by thepinetree
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Past 50 Local News
  1. Sunday Fire Summary, 40 Fatalities, 217,566 Acres, 5,700 Structures Destroyed, 75,000 Evacuated
  2. Make Plans For Phantom of the Opera at Ironstone on October 28th
  3. Last of the Red Hot Lovers Now Playing at Murphys Creek Theatre
  4. Hatchet Throwing a New Pastime in America
  5. Fake Eradication Team Steals 500 Marijuana Plants, Cash & Ford F250 Pickup in West Point
  6. Harvest Happy Hour at Milliaire, Live Music by Jerry McKay from 4-6
  7. Another Illegal Grow Bites The Dust, Human Feces as Fertilizer & More, Sacramento Pair Arrested,
  8. Saturday Fire Summary, 35 Fatalities, 214,000 Acres, 5,700 Structures Destroyed, 100,000 Evacuated
  9. Studio 4 Dance Theater 2nd Annual Golf Ball Drop
  10. 6th Annual Wines on Main on October 14th in Mokelumne Hill
  11. Keep the Bell Ringing at Murphys Historic Grammar School
  12. Free Rabies Vaccinations Saturday October 14th
  13. Crossing California, Sierra to the Sea, October 8 through November 26 at Petroglyphe
  14. Area Players Encouraged to Enter MACTA Mixed Doubles Tennis Tournament
  15. Come to The 2017 Keepsake Ornament Debut Event at Middleton's Hallmark
  16. Spooky Good Wine Specials At Black Sheep Winery
  17. Join Us For Live Bret Harte Football as They Take On Amador. Amador Takes it 34 -27
  18. Fire Update...Firefighters Contain 10-15 Acre Fire In Lake Camanche Area
  19. Traffic Update....Injury Collision Near Clinton Rd / Carole Ct
  20. San Andreas Fire Boosts Firefighter Stipend. Yet Only .13 Per Hour Could Bankrupt District
  21. Sonora High School’s Homecoming Parade Starting Soon On Hwy 49
  22. Don't Miss Plan B Tonight at Murphys Hotel
  23. Going Frog Wild As Zac Calbert Created the Winning Art for 2018
  24. Studio 4 Dance Theater 2nd Annual Golf Ball Drop
  25. The Jank Tones At Bistro Espresso October 13th
  26. Bear Valley Season Premiere and More At GABA Meeting Monday Night...Video of Presentation Below
  27. President Trump's Weekly Address on 236th Anniversary of Freedom & Our Flag
  28. President Donald J. Trump's New Strategy on Iran
  29. President Trump at the 2017 Values Voter Summit
  30. President Trump Announcing the Nomination of Kirstjen Nielsen for Secretary of Homeland Security
  31. President Trump at Signing of Executive Order Promoting Healthcare Choice and Competition
  32. Mornings with the One Percent™ Live Weekdays 7-10am...Replays From This Morning Enclosed
  33. Keep the Bell Ringing at Murphys Historic Grammar School
  34. California Fire Update, 31 Fatalities, 221,754 Acres, Temps Warming Into Weekend
  35. Traffic Update...Rollover Collision on Hwy 108 near Tulloch Dam Road...Update - Fatality
  36. 6th Annual Wines on Main on October 14th in Mokelumne Hill
  37. Great Fall Savings & It's SUV Season Now At Sonora Ford!
  38. Mark Twain Medical Center President and CEO Bob Diehl Joins University Advisory Committee
  39. Local Title and Escrow Company's Call to Action For Fire Evacuees! By Andi Kinyon
  40. The Jank Tones At Bistro Espresso October 13th
  41. Angels Food & Sierra Hills Markets Grocery Ad & Weekly Specials Through October 17th
  42. At Middleton's We Pay The Sales Tax All Next Week!
  43. Big Trees Market Weekly Specials & Ad Through October 17th
  44. Free Rabies Vaccinations Saturday October 14th
  45. Fall is the Season for Heightened Bear Activity in the High Country and Foothills
  46. Caltrans District 10 Roadwork Schedule for Week of 10/15/17 Through 10/21/17
  47. Traffic Update...Vehicle into Ditch...Still Running on Wendell Road
  48. Fire Situation Update From Cal OES
  49. Man Continues to Refuse to Leave Apartment in Jamestown
  50. Arlene Cloward Ashcraft 1934 - 2017

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The End of Hollywood?
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No, This will blow over and the "Good ol Boys" will be back!



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Comments: 7


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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