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CCWD Board Approves Five-Year Capital Improvement Program

Posted by: News_Desk on 03/23/2017 06:26 PM
San Andreas, CA...The Calaveras County Water District Board of Directors unanimously approved a five-year Capital Improvement Program (CIP) on Wednesday March 22, which identifies the District’s highest-priority water and wastewater infrastructure projects. Click here to view a PowerPoint presentation that provides an overview of the program.


Copperopolis Force Main Bypass
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Holy Week Events At First Congregational Church

Posted by: News_Desk on 03/23/2017 06:11 PM
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Black Oak Casino Resort To Host Live Entertainment Every Weekend In April

Posted by: News_Desk on 03/23/2017 05:48 PM
Tuolumne City, CA...Every weekend will be action packed this April as Black Oak Casino Resort continues to host live entertainment every Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings. A variety of musical styles and even a famed comedian will take to the Willow Creek Lounge stage throughout the month.


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Traffic Update....Happy Hour Near Hwys 49 & 12. Man Trying Mix & Mingle

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/23/2017 05:07 PM
San Andreas, CA....CHP is reporting that a man with an open container is on the fog line and trying to talk to all passing vehicles. He may have the wrong address for the mixer. Please use caution in the area...

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Bundle, Shop Local & Save At Caltel!

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/23/2017 04:04 PM
Copperopolis, CA...In 1895 James A. Tower was only 16 years old when, using barbed wire fencing, he strung the first telephone line for what was to become The Calaveras Telephone Company. As demands for the telephone service increased, the young Mr. Tower found it necessary to establish a central office in the small community of Felix near the town of Copperopolis. Then in 1899, Mr. Tower, now 20 years old, negotiated an agreement with Sunset Telephone Company that would connect his subscribers by telephone with the rest of the world.



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Plan B Will Be Rockin JJ's Dive Bar On Saturday Night!!

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/23/2017 03:55 PM
Arnold, CA...JJ's Divebar & Grill Open 7 days. Serving lunch & dinner from 11:30 am-7:30 pm. Full bar will remain open for your convenience after dinner hours till 1:45 am.

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Calaveras Community Foundation Receives Save Mart Donation

Posted by: News_Desk on 03/23/2017 02:38 PM
Angels Camp, CA...Calaveras Community Foundation (CCF) has received a generous $5000 donation from Save Mart Supermarkets. Funds benefit the Career and Technical Training (C&TT) Scholarship Fund. For the 6th year, Save Mart continues to support this scholarship fund and CCF applauds their on-going support.


(left to right) Angels Camp Store Manager, John Romine, Assistant Store Manager, Steve Saippa, CCF Scholarship Advisor, Paul DeBaldo, CCF BOD Member and Scholarship Committee Chair Barbara White and CCF BOD Treasurer, Brent Harrington
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Greenhorn Creek Golf Resort Men’s Club Results: Wednesday March 15th

Posted by: News_Desk on 03/23/2017 02:21 PM
Angels Camp,CA...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. Greenhorn Creek Men's Club results for Wednesday, March 15th are as follows:


Left to right: Steve TenEyck, Joe Oliviera, Ken Helmbacher, and Pete Barsamian
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Calaveras County Public Notice Ordinance Summary

Posted by: News_Desk on 03/23/2017 02:04 PM
Calaveras County, CA...On March 14, 2017, the Calaveras County Board of Supervisors unanimously voted to introduce and waive reading of an ordinance amending County Code Chapter 13.12 (Sewage Disposal) by adding Section 13.12.200 – Annual Reporting and Section 13.12.210 – Permanent Records.


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Public Notice For Board Membership Applications

Posted by: News_Desk on 03/23/2017 01:59 PM
Calaveras County, 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:

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Notice Of Intent To Adopt A Negative Declaration: Tentative Parcel Map For West Point Dollar General

Posted by: News_Desk on 03/23/2017 01:53 PM
West Point, CA...Lead Agency: Calaveras County Planning Department, 891 Mountain Ranch Rd., San Andreas, CA 95249 2016-002 Tentative Parcel Map for West Point Dollar General: The applicant is requesting approval of a Tentative Parcel Map to divide a 4.42-acre parcel into two (2) separate legal parcels. The vacant property has a General Plan land use designation of Commercial Center and is zoned C2 (General Commercial). The project will be accessed via a proposed access and public utilities easement extending from an existing driveway on Highway 26. In addition, the applicant has made a request for a road modification to reduce the standards for on-site road improvements required by the County Road Ordinance. The initial study addresses potential project related impacts to transportation/traffic only. The subject property is located at on Highway 26 in West Point. APN: 008-016-009 is a portion of Block 4, Lot 12, Por. Lot 3.

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Trombonists Featured In Friends Of Music Concert April 9th

Posted by: News_Desk on 03/23/2017 12:25 PM
Pine Grove, CA...Two of the country’s leading trombonists are the featured artists in the next concert of the Mother Lode Friends of Music. The concert is Sunday, April 9 starting at 3 pm in the Pine Grove Community Church, 14045 Ponderosa Way, Pine Grove. Supported by its membership base, the Friends of Music offers this concert to the general public without admission charge.


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Sourdough Slim & the Saddle Pals Coming To The La Grange Rodeo

Posted by: News_Desk on 03/23/2017 12:14 PM
La grange, CA...Hold on to your hats, Buckaroos! It’s a special Rodeo Round-Up Concert featuring Sourdough Slim and the Saddle Pals Saturday, April 1st from 7 to 9 pm at the Odd Fellows Hall in downtown La Grange. Doors will open at
6:30 pm, tickets are $15. For more information call (209) 853-2128 or email renwah @ sonnet.com

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Task Force Making Great Use Of Trees

Posted by: News_Desk on 03/23/2017 11:49 AM
Angels Camp, CA...The bark beetle has ravished our forests, wild lands and private ranches. Beloved trees have been killed by the pesky critter. However the Mortality Tree Task Force is milling these trees. The lumber is being donated to organizations like the Calaveras County Fairgrounds. We are grateful to Cal Fire and the Task Force for the awesome donation. It is great when something good can come from something so devastating.


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9th Annual Taste For Mentoring ~ Dessert Contest & Antique Auto Show

Posted by: News_Desk on 03/23/2017 11:40 AM
Sonora,CA...A Taste for Mentoring is a dessert contest showcasing creations from our county’s finest restaurants as a fundraiser for the Mentoring Works program. Mentoring Works matches caring adults in our community with at risk children under the guidance of the Amador Tuolumne Community Action Agency.


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Bret Harte Members Awarded Highest FFA Honor

Posted by: News_Desk on 03/23/2017 11:16 AM
Stockton, CA...On Tuesday March 21, 2017 fourteen Bret Harte FFA members were awarded the golden charm of the California State FFA Degree in a ceremony at Atherton Auditorium located on the campus of Delta College. The state FFA degree is the highest degree that is bestowed upon an FFA member in California.

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Senator Gaines Responds To Governor Circumventing Gann Limit

Posted by: News_Desk on 03/23/2017 11:05 AM
Sacramento, CA...Senator Ted Gaines (R-El Dorado) today issued the following statement regarding Governor Brown’s attempt to side-step the Gann Limit, which restricts California’s government spending to the 1978-79 level and only allows it to grow adjusted for inflation and population. Under the Gann Limit, state revenues above the voter-approved limit are required to be refunded to taxpayers.

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Tuolumne County Sheriff's Logs Through March 22nd

Posted by: News_Desk on 03/23/2017 09:58 AM
Sonora, CA... Tuolumne County Sheriff's Logs through March 22nd are enclosed:

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Deadline For Winter Storm Damage Requests For Public Assistance Is April 15th

Posted by: News_Desk on 03/23/2017 09:41 AM
Sacramento, CA... State agencies, local and tribal governments, as well as certain private nonprofit organizations, which sustained damage during severe winter storms from Jan. 18 to Jan. 23, have until April 15, 2017, to submit Requests for Public Assistance (RPA).

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Ida Frances Davis-Vietor 1936-2017

Posted by: News_Desk on 03/23/2017 09:31 AM
San Andreas, CA...Ida Frances Davis-Vietor passed away on Monday, March 13, 2017 at the age of 80. To her family and friends she was best known as Mom, Grandma Vietor, GG, Auntie Fran, Fran. She is survived by her children: Alvin Knackstedt and wife Vickie, Kevin Vietor and fiancé Kelly, Rich Vietor and wife Tracy, and Traci Cottle and husband Dave. Her grandchildren, Liz and husband Mike, Alvin Jr and wife Christina, Bryce and wife Rebecca, Heather and husband Steve, Kylie and fiancé Alan, Austin, Wyatt, Jessica and husband Jomoore, Dave Jr. and wife Catrina, Christopher and wife Holly, and William. Her great grand-children: Michael, Alexander, Brianna, Makayla, Rylee, Jordan, Kobe, Erin, Alexis, Maxwell, and April. She is preceded in death by Husband Edward Vietor.

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Dolores Tretheway Walk 1931-2017

Posted by: News_Desk on 03/23/2017 09:09 AM
Valley Springs,CA...Dolores went to her heavenly home on March 18th at the age of 86. She was born March 15, 1931 to Godfrey and Lula Nemec. She married John “Cap” Tretheway on July 2, 1950 and had two daughters, Dolly Tretheway Thornburg and Jeannie Tretheway Simpson. She is survived by 4 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren, one great, great grandson and another due in July. Dolores had 5 sisters: Mary, Norma, Margaret, Beverly and Lenora as well as a large extended family. She will be greatly missed! A memorial service will be held on March 28th at 11am at the San Andreas Memorial Chapel. Graveside burial will follow at Jenny Lind Memorial Cemetery.
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Toby Keith w/ Special Guests Open Ironstone Concert Season On June 9th

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/23/2017 09:03 AM
Murphys, CA...The beautiful Ironstone Amphitheatre opens their 2017 Concert Series with Toby Keith & Special Guests on Friday, June 9th. Round two of the season kicks in on Saturday night with Boston & Joan Jett. Ironstone Amphitheatre has been listed as one of the top 100 Amphitheatres in the world for the past 5 years. Ironstone is now established as one of Northern California's premier summer concert venues! Come see your favorite stars under the stars.


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Calaveras County Sheriff's Logs For March 22nd

Posted by: News_Desk on 03/23/2017 08:54 AM
San Andreas, CA...The latest activity logs for the Calaveras County Sheriff's Deputies are attached:

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More "Springlike" Weather Ahead For Weekend. Head To The Hills For Great Snow Conditions!

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/23/2017 08:33 AM
Arnold, CA...A Pacific frontal system is forecast to move through northern California late tonight and Friday. This moderately cool system will bring snowfall down to the Sierra passes and will likely impact travel Friday through Saturday morning. In addition to the snowfall, gusty winds are likely at times especially on Friday. If planning travel through the Sierra Cascade range tonight through early Saturday, expect delays and chain controls. Today: Mostly sunny. Not as cool. Highs 31 to 46 higher elevations...46 to 54 lower elevations. Prevailing northeast winds up to 10 mph shifting to the southwest in the afternoon. Tonight: Mostly cloudy. At lower elevations, a slight chance of rain in the evening, then a chance of rain after midnight. At higher elevations, a slight chance of snow in the evening, then a slight chance of rain and snow after midnight. Lows 24 to 39 higher elevations...36 to 42 lower elevations. Snow level 6000 feet. Prevailing south winds up to 10 mph. Over ridges, prevailing southwest winds 10 to 20 mph increasing to 15 to 30 mph after midnight.

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Traffic Update...Solo Vehicle Rollover On Hwy 49

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/23/2017 08:11 AM
Sonora, CA....CHP is reporting a solo vehicle rollover just north of Sonora on Hwy 49. Lanes are blocked and there are possible injuries. Please use caution out there this morning as there are numerous icy locations.


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Angels Food & Sierra Hills Markets Weekly Specials Through March 28th

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/23/2017 01:08 AM
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

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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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Disney*Pixar's "Cars 3" Fuels Up For Nationwide Tour

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/23/2017 12:35 AM
Burbank, CA...Disney•Pixar's "Cars 3" is hitting the road this month with Road to the Races, a nationwide tour inviting fans of #95 to gear up for the upcoming big-screen release. Life-size, character look-alikes of five-time Piston-Cup champion Lightning McQueen, tech-savvy trainer Cruz Ramirez and the sleek next-gen racer Jackson Storm will be rolling into 27 cities coast to coast to celebrate the new movie, which opens June 16, 2017.

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Secretary of State, Rex W. Tillerson On the Attack in London

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/23/2017 12:34 AM
Washington, DC...On behalf of the United States, I express my condolences to the victims and their families. The American people send their thoughts and prayers to the people of the United Kingdom. We condemn these horrific acts of violence, and whether they were carried out by troubled individuals or by terrorists, the victims know no difference.

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Alaska Airlines and Virgin America Share Plans For Combining The Brands

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/23/2017 12:33 AM
Seattle, WA...Alaska Airlines and Virgin America today shared their vision for the future of the combined carrier, as the company solidifies its status as the West Coast's premier airline. After careful consideration, the combined company will adopt Alaska's name and logo, retiring the Virgin America name likely sometime in 2019. However, the combined airline will adopt many of the brand elements that Virgin America enthusiasts love about their favorite airline, including enhanced in-flight entertainment, mood lighting, music and the relentless desire to make flying a different experience for guests. The goal is to create a warm and welcoming West Coast-inspired vibe.

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Forbes 2017 Billionaires List: Meet The Richest People On The Planet

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/23/2017 12:31 AM
New York, NY...A record 2,043 billionaires made Forbes’ 31st annual ranking of the world’s billionaires, as featured in the March 28, 2017 issue of Forbes magazine.  To view the list, visit www.forbes.com/billionaires.  “Booming stock markets, higher commodities prices and plain old-fashioned entrepreneurship helped make this a record year in terms of wealth creation around the globe,” said Luisa Kroll and Kerry Dolan, Assistant Managing Editors of Wealth at Forbes Media.

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President Trump Before Meeting with Members of the Congressional Black Caucus

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/23/2017 12:28 AM
Washington, DC...Well, I’m deeply honored to welcome the members of the Congressional Black Caucus to the White House. We’re going to have a lot of meetings over the years, and I very much appreciate you being here. Throughout my campaign, I pledged to focus on improving conditions for African American citizens. This means more to me than anybody would understand or know. Every American child has a right to grow up in a safe community, to attend great schools, to graduate with access to high-paying jobs.

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Autosmith In Hathaway Pines Will Have You Rolling In Style!

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/20/2017 03:26 PM
Hathaway Pines, CA...Autosmith in Hathaway Pines has been one of the leading Autobody and Collision Repair Centers in Calaveras County for almost 20 years. They have a large state of the art repair center and are centrally located in Hathaway Pines. They can handle everything from frame and collision repair to perfect paintwork. Autosmith is equally skilled at repairs on your family and commercial vehicles.


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Live Fire Training West Of Angels Camp Slated To Start March 28th

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/22/2017 06:45 PM
San Andreas, CA...The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) is conducting live fire training on the Whittle Vegetation Management Program (VMP) site, west of Angels Camp, along the east side of Fowler Peak Lookout. This training is designed to instruct and certify CAL FIRE employees in the proper use of a helitorch. A helitorch is a device, suspended underneath the helicopter, which dispenses ignited gelled fuel. Use of the helitorch on large fires, effectively removes fuel from areas surrounding a fire, to help control and prevent its spread.

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Traffic Update....Overturned Subaru On J59 Near Old Don Pedro Road

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/22/2017 05:39 PM
La Grange, CA...CHP is reporting an overturned Subaru On J59 Near Old Don Pedro Road. Please use caution in the area...

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Early Morning “High Risk” Search Warrant Leads To Arrests

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/22/2017 04:22 PM
Sonora, CA...At approx. 0700hrs, TNT Agents and TCSO SWAT served a “high risk” search warrant for narcotics, stolen property and firearms at a residence located 22808 Four Wheel Drive Rd., Sonora, CA. During the initial entry two female adults, identified as 53 year old Thoris Lynn Donovan and 35 year old Krisse Sue Fells were located and detained. A male juvenile, who was positively identified (but will remain unnamed due to his age) fled the residence.

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Traffic Update....Possible Injury Collision In Rancho Area

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/22/2017 04:10 PM
Valley Springs, CA....CHP is reporting an El Camino in a ditch with possible injuries on Baldwin Road near Garner. Please use caution in the area....

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Take A Springtime Drive In Arnold with Sandi Pearce from Sierra Sentry

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/22/2017 02:48 PM
Arnold, CA...Take A Drive around Arnold with Sandi Pearce from Sierra Sentry



Doing Business With Caltrans & Local Government Agencies Is Focus Of Public Works & Purchasing Showcase

Posted by: News_Desk on 03/22/2017 02:26 PM
Stockton, CA...Caltrans and the San Joaquin Regional Public Agency Consortium (SJPAC) are holding a Public Works and Purchasing Showcase on April 6, in the San Joaquin County Robert J. Cabral Agricultural Center, located at 2101 East Earhart Avenue in Stockton.

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Supervisor Garamendi Talks To Taxpayers

Posted by: News_Desk on 03/22/2017 02:21 PM
Calaveras County, CA..."Taxpayer Alert" is a public service effort by volunteers and sponsored by the Calaveras County Taxpayers Association and the Calaveras County PATV Studio.



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How To file A Complaint Against Your Medicare Drug Or Health Plan: A Column By Greg Dill

Posted by: News_Desk on 03/22/2017 02:12 PM
San Francisco, CA...Having practiced pharmacy for many years, I often find myself talking to people about their Medicare prescription drug, or Part D, plans.

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Calaveras Democrats Hosting The Cannabis Community Forum (ThePineTree.net Will Livestream The Event)

Posted by: News_Desk on 03/22/2017 02:05 PM
San Andreas, CA...The Calaveras County Democratic Central Committee (CCDCC) is hosting a forum regarding Measure B, the voter initiated initiative-measure that seeks to prohibit the cultivation, manufacturing, processing, and delivery of marijuana for all purposes within all unincorporated parts of Calaveras County, including a ban on the operation of marijuana dispensaries. The forum will take place on Tuesday, March 28th at 6:30 p.m. at The San Andreas Town Hall.

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Chili Cooks Needed For 5th Annual Chili Cook Off in the Park

Posted by: News_Desk on 03/22/2017 01:56 PM
Mountain Ranch, CA...Join us for the 5th Annual Mountain Ranch 4-H Club Chili Cook Off in the park on Sunday, April 2nd! Chili, Music, Petting Zoo, Snack Bar, Silent Auction, Cash Prize, Family Fun! Proceeds Directly benefit the Mountain Ranch 4-H Club including the costs associated with the county fair in May. CHILI COOKS NEEDED!


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Calaveras County Science Fair Students Tackle Local Issues

Posted by: News_Desk on 03/22/2017 01:39 PM
Calaveras COunty, Ca...And the Grand Prize for the 2017 Calaveras County Science Fair goes to: sixth grader Joshua Brison from Mountain Oaks Charter School! Joshua’s project, “Terpines vs. Mold,” earned him a traveling trophy for his school and a place at the 2017 California State Science Fair. The Calaveras County Science Fair is made possible in part by a grant from the Teichert Foundation, which supports all Calaveras County Student Events.


2017 State Finalists

Emily Lickiss and Joshua Brison

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Judges Don Maund and David Voit

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Sender's In Valley Springs Is Hiring

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/22/2017 01:16 PM
Valley Springs, CA...Sender’s Market Ace Hardware in Valley Springs is seeking qualified individuals to fill the positions of Hardware Sales Floor, and Contractors Corner. We offer competitive wages as well as an excellent benefit package for full time employees. Sender’s Market Ace Hardware is family owned and operated. Please apply in person at 72 South Highway 26, Valley Springs, CA. Ask for Bruce or Adriana. Or email resume to Stephanie at hr@sendersmarket.com.

Don't Miss Calaveras Humane Society's Annual Hawaiian Shirt Sale

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/22/2017 12:36 PM
Arnold, CA...ALOHA! Mark your calendars, our Calaveras Humane Society Thrift Store annual Hawaiian Shirt Sale begins March 24th. We're talking designer AND vintage Hawaiian wear at rock-bottom prices. They save 'em all year for this epic event. Mai poina (don't forget)!

Sequoia Woods Country Club Is Now Hiring!

Posted by: News_Desk on 03/22/2017 12:30 PM
Arnold, CA...Sequoia Woods Country Club is Now Hiring! We are looking for regular, part-time staff to help us in our dining room, bar & lounge, banquets and (summer) deli. There are openings for food servers, hosts, bus persons & bartender. We’d like to meet you if you’ve got some experience, are positive and upbeat. This is a fun atmosphere, with some of the best food and drink in the county, and is a great way to earn extra income.

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Mother Lode Bonsai Club Holds April 1st Meeting

Posted by: News_Desk on 03/22/2017 12:11 PM
San Andreas, CA... The Mother Lode Bonsai Club will hold its monthly meeting on Saturday, April 1 at 10 a.m. in the San Andreas Central Library, located at 1299 Gold Hunter Road (off Mountain Ranch Road) in San Andreas.

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Sonora Area CHP Reports Over St. Patrick's Day Weekend

Posted by: News_Desk on 03/22/2017 12:03 PM
Jamestown, CA...On March 17, 2017 at approximately 8:50 pm, Michael Louis Oconnell was driving a black 2014 BMW X1crossover, eastbound on State Route 108, approaching Toban Way. Oconnell failed to negotiate a curve in the road and ran off of the roadway. Oconnell’s vehicle struck a tree with so much force that it pinned him in the driver’s seat. A tow truck was used to move the vehicle away from the tree before emergency personnel were able to extricate Oconnell out of the vehicle. Oconnell was subsequently flown to Doctor’s Medical Center in Modesto with major injuries. Drugs or alcohol are not suspected and Oconnell was wearing a seat belt.

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Mountain Ranch Spring Fling Fundraiser

Posted by: News_Desk on 03/22/2017 11:55 AM
Mountain Ranch, CA...Spring Fling at the Mountain Ranch Community Hall, April 8, 2017. Doors open 5:00 PM Dinner 6:00 PM Entertainment 7-9:00 PM Everything is coming up daisies as we gear up for our first fundraiser of the year.
This event will be entertaining and lots of fun.


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Big Trees Market Weekly Weekly Ad & Grocery Specials Through March 28th

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/22/2017 11:23 AM
Arnold, CA...Big Trees Market Weekly Weekly Ad & Grocery Specials Through March 28th



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  6. Traffic Update....Tornado Puts Vehicle Into Ditch & Downs Power Lines Off Of Twain Harte Drive
  7. The US Ski Team's Mikaela Shiffrin Wins World Cup Overall Title
  8. Camping Continues To Gain In Popularity According To Latest Study
  9. Anderson Valley Pint Night At Alchemy
  10. President Donald J. Trump Proclaims March 21, 2017, as National Agriculture Day
  11. Calaveras Recovers & Mennonites Complete Another Home For Butte Fire Survivors
  12. Ruby Parlor Presents, "Fashion, Friends & Fun."
  13. Traffic Update.....Possible Injury Collision Near Cherokee & Tuolumne Road
  14. Traffic Update....Vehicle Collision Near Hwy 49 & Ridge Road
  15. Columbia College Free Financial Aid Workshop
  16. Traffic Update....Vehicle Into Ditch Off Of Twain Harte Drive
  17. Tuolumne County Sheriff's Logs For March 20th
  18. Traffic Update....Roadway Flooding Near SR-26 & SR-49
  19. MTMC Named a Top Rural Hospital of 2016 by Watchdog Group
  20. LVNs At Avalon Heath In Sonora Want To Join Union ~ Seek Community Support
  21. Nietzsche On Why Protecting Individual Freedoms Is Paramount
  22. Shakespeare On The Vine Theatre Company’s Annual Spring Gala
  23. Motherlode Area Derby Presents First Game Of 2017 ~ Skeleton Crew VS NorCal Vigilantes
  24. Hop, Skip, Jump, Run, Walk For Autism Awareness!
  25. Tuolumne County Sheriff's Logs Through March 19th
  26. Anthony 'Tony' Mladinich 1927 ~ 2017
  27. Calaveras County Sheriff's Logs Through March 20th
  28. Week Three Op-Ed By Former Calaveras County Supervisor Tom Tryon On The "War On Drugs"
  29. President Trump Lead Roundtable Discussion on Vocational Training with United States and German Business Leaders
  30. Subaru Of Sonora Has New Owners & A New Home
  31. Angels Trading Post Has Everything To Keep You Rolling!
  32. A Stunning Estate, 744 Total Acres, 64 Vineyard Acres, Three Homes, State Water Rights & More! ,600,000
  33. CCWD Completes Repairs & Water Service Restored in Copperopolis
  34. A Few Candid Shots From Irish Day, Our “Sky” Cam Footage & Pipers Piping
  35. Stockton Woman Loses Life In Hwy 49 Collision Just North Of Mokelumne River
  36. The 2017 Irish Day Parade Photos & Video. Another Great, Green, Small Town America Parade
  37. President Trump's Weekly Address On Andrew Jackson & Job Creation
  38. If Only Murphys Could Get A Crowd On Irish Day
  39. Watch A Movie This Week At The Best Theatre In The Mother Lode...Angels Six Theatres!
  40. Temporary Bridge To Restore Public Access To White Pines Park, Moose Lodge & Beyond By May 1st!
  41. Hey Good People!! Nickolay Dodov Slopestyle Competition Tomorrow
  42. Sender's Market Is Hiring
  43. Calaveras County Sheriff's Logs Through March 16th
  44. Tuolumne County Sheriff's Logs For March 9 -15th
  45. Sonora CHP Looking To Fill In Details Of Collision
  46. All Locals Get The Bobby Abbott Discount At Camp Connell General Store Through April!
  47. Traffic Update....Rollover On Hwy 12 Just East Of Toyon
  48. Celebrate Spring at The Clothes Mine!
  49. Get Ready For Irish Day 2017!! Calaveras County's Largest Single Day Event!!
  50. Tickets For 21st Annual Renner Winery Bonfire On Sale Now!!

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The local Cannabis issue is heating up and on the ballot. Click above to read the Op-Eds on both sides of the issue.


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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