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Kent Barton Snyder, Jr. 1940 - 2014

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/15/2014 06:08 PM
Mokelumne Hill, CA...Kent Barton Snyder, Jr. passed away at home in Mokelumne Hill. He was born on May 26th, 1940 in Oakland, CA. He was a truck driver and also a transportation officer for Calaveras County Behavioral Health. He leaves behind his spouse Lisa Snyder and many other relatives. Services will be held on Monday, April 21st at 10am at San Andreas Memorial Chapel. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Wounded Warrior Project. Additional details about his family and life are enclosed....
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The Angels Camp City Council Will Be Back in Action Tonight

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/15/2014 05:24 PM
Angels Camp, CA....The Angels Camp City Council will be back in action tonight. Labor negotiations, the affable Bushwacker Goats, water conservation an audit report and more are on the enclosed agenda tonight. The public portion of the meeting kicks off at 6pm in the Fire House...

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Calaveras Humane Society and Above and Beyond Travel To Host Chamber Mixer On April 17th

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/15/2014 04:50 PM
Arnold, CA...The Calaveras County Chamber of Commerce will be also having their April Monthly Mixer on Thursday, April 17th in Arnold. This month's mixer is being co-hosted by Above and Beyond Travel and the Calaveras Humane Society at the Human Society's Thrift Store in Arnold. Located at 2182 HWY 4. Hours of the mixer are 5:30-7 p.m....






Click Above For A few Photos Of Recent Mixers at The ARC and Nates's. There was mixing and mingling and even people dancing on chairs.
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Local Photographer Jeff Rasmussen Captured The Blood Moon Eclipse Last Night

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/15/2014 02:43 PM
Angels Camp, CA...Local photographer Jeff Rasmussen captured some great shots of the Blood Moon Eclipse last night. Click below for over 20 photos....




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Join Ironstone For Easter Brunch

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/15/2014 12:34 PM
Murphys, CA...Nestled against the Sierra Foothills, in the heart of California’s scenic Gold Rush Country, Ironstone Vineyards will surprise and delight you with a winery that places as much emphasis on the natural beauty and history of our surroundings, as we do on the quality of our wines...

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2014 Pacific Coast Rafting Outlook Remains Positive Despite Drought

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/15/2014 11:41 AM
Angels Camp, CA...O.A.R.S., the worldwide leader in whitewater rafting with river trips throughout the West, is gearing up for a solid rafting season on California and Oregon’s most popular whitewater rivers despite below average snowpack conditions throughout the region. The positive 2014 California rafting outlook is the result of smart water management decisions by local utilities, and in some cases, essential agreements that guarantee reliable flows for recreational uses on dam-controlled rivers such as the Klamath and the American....



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The Spring "Drop The Drugs" Day Is April 26th

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/15/2014 11:04 AM
San Andreas, CA...On April 26, 2014 the Calaveas County Sheriff's Department will be sponsoring the spring "Drop The Drugs" Day. Every spring and fall the "Drop The Drugs" day allows people to get rid of unused, expired, or illegal drugs with no questions asked. From 10am to 2pm on April 26 the drugs can be dropped off at the following locations: Feeney Park Parking Lot in Murphys, Calaveras County Office of Education in Angels Camp, Mark Twain Medical Center in San Andreas and Toyon Middle School in Valley Springs....

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Wilma Duarte From Valley Springs, 1930 - 2014

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/15/2014 10:41 AM
Valley Springs, CA...Wilma Duarte from Valley Springs passed away in San Andreas on April 8th, 2014 of natural causes in San Andreas. Wilma Orronte was born in Stacy California on February 10th, 1930. She later married her husband Bill Duarte. She was a member of the Catholic Church....
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Middleton's Is A Tax Free Zone

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/15/2014 09:52 AM
Angels Camp, CA...Family owned and operated since 1955, Middleton's Mark twain Center, Inc was originally Calaveras Mercantile bought be Hank and Matilda Middleton in 1955. Starting as a furniture, feed, fabric and appliance business in the original 1500 sq. ft. location proved to not meet the needs of the community. Hank and Mat were now raising their young family, and seeing the potential growth and needs of Calaveras County purchased acres of land in 1960 just on the edge of town. They built and developed the first shopping center in the county. He anchored his 27,000 sq. ft. furniture, appliance, hardware, and gift shop with a local bank and grocery store...

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Social Security Halts Treasury Referals For Old Overpayments

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/15/2014 09:47 AM
Washington, DC....Statement of Carolyn W. Colvin, Acting Commissioner of Social Security April 14, 2014. “I have directed an immediate halt to further referrals under the Treasury Offset Program to recover debts owed to the agency that are 10 years old and older pending a thorough review of our responsibility and discretion under the current law to refer debt to the Treasury Department....
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Rev. Jesus Galindo Acedo “Jesse” 86 from Angels Camp

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/15/2014 09:42 AM
Angels Camp, CA... Rev. Jesus Galindo Acedo “Jesse” 86 from Angels Camp, CA passed away peacefully from this life into his eternal reward on April 10, 2014. at approx 9:25 p.m., with loved ones at his side. Rev. Acedo was born in Sonora, Mexico on March 5, 1928 to parents Fernando Acedo and Maria Galindo. He graduated from Hemphill College , Los Angeles CA where he received his Master’s Degree in Diesel Engineering. He married Guadalupe Velarde “Lupita” on June 17, 1952. His Accomplishments are proprietor of Acedo Shell Service in Fairfield, CA, Bible College C.B.A.N. where he received his degree in Bible Theology in San Jose , CA and Senior Pastor of Apostolic Community Church in Angels Camp, CA...
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Taste of Calaveras April 27 From 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/15/2014 09:15 AM
Angels Camp, CA...“TASTE OF CALAVERAS” April 27, 2014 12:00 – 4:00 CAMPS Restaurant, Angels Camp The Angels Camp Business Association invites you to join in our eighth Annual “A Taste of Calaveras”. This event is a celebration of wine, food, art and culture of Calaveras County showcasing only Calaveras businesses and products. Featuring vintages from Calaveras wineries and foods from Calaveras restaurateurs. Calaveras artists will be attending with a special art show along with a premium live and silent auctions featuring Calaveras Experiences and Calaveras products. During the day, there will be local entertainers and demonstrations....

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Salinas Man Arrested for DUI After Head On Hwy 108 Collision

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/15/2014 09:00 AM
Jamestown, CA...On April 14, 2014 an approximately 1:15pm, A Salinas man was driving a 2003 Honda Civic Northbound on Hwy 49/108 north of Montezuma Junction, at approximately 55mph. He allowed his vehicle to cross into the southbound lane. In order to avoid a collision with oncoming traffic he attempted to take evasive action and steered back to the right but overcorrected. The vehicle returned to the northbound lane were he lost control of his vehicle...

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Murphys Nursery Spring Sale

Posted by: Andy_Johnson on 04/11/2014 12:17 PM
Murphys CA ... Now that the early spring snow flurries have come and gone Murphy's Nursery encourages gardeners to dig in with great deals on soil amendments

Murphys Hotel Easter Brunch April 20

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Trey Jarnagin Benefit May 31st at "The Hub" in Arnold's Cedar Center

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/26/2014 10:40 PM
Arnold, CA ... Not long before this past Christmas, Trey Jarnagin and his family got the news that he is battling a very rare form of lymphoma that affects young children. Many of you may not know Trey personally, but chances are you know someone in his family. The Jarnagin's and some of the their family members have deep roots here (The Klines, the Fassbenders, and the Pyles). Although they have worked hard and will continue to do so, the astronomic costs of getting Trey weekly chemotherapy treatments at U.C. Davis Children's Hospital will be a huge financial burden.

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Stolen Vehicle Arrest In Sonora For Vehicle From Redding

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/14/2014 11:23 PM
Sonora, CA...11 April 2014, at approx. 2:20 pm, the Sonora Police Department received a call from an auto dealership in Redding, stating they had a vehicle stolen and the vehicles GPS tracking device was indicating it was parked in front of the courthouse in Sonora. The vehicle was described as a maroon 2001 Mitsubishi...
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CHP Offering AGE WELL Class Here Locally in May

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/14/2014 06:57 PM
San Andreas, CA...Talking with an older family member about their driving is often difficult. Most of us put off that talk until the person’s driving has become what we believe to be dangerous. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) implemented the Age Well, Drive Smart program to assist families with this issue. This program was designed to provide older drivers with the KEYS to driving safe and driving longer....

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Active Transportation Program Webinar On April 21, 2014

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/14/2014 02:41 PM
San Andreas, CA....Webinar to Review the Prioritization of Projects for the Active Transportation Program (ATP) for the City of Angels Camp and County of Calaveras April 21, 2014, 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Mark Twain Medical Center, Classroom 2, 768 Mountain Ranch Rd., San Andreas Online Access: Please email Amber Collins at acollins@calacog.org to access the Webinar remotely...

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Angels Camp Starbucks To Help Harmony Ranch As Community Service Project

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/14/2014 02:03 PM
Angels Camp, CA...In the spirit of Starbucks Coffee Company community service month, on Wednesday, April 23rd 2014, Starbucks is teaming up with Harmony Ranch, located in Mountain Ranch Ca., a non-profit horsemanship program offering recreational therapeutic services to children and adults with or without special needs. Partners and customers are welcome to help in the construction of two above ground planter boxes, installing two horse hitching posts, and performing general barn maintenance....

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Traffic Update...Vehicle Accident on Hwy 108/Chicken Ranch Road

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/14/2014 01:52 PM
Jamestown, CA...Crews are working an injury accident on vehicle accident on Hwy 108/Chicken Ranch Road. The call originally came in as a head on collision. Traffic is being affected in the area including delaying the tow trucks from reaching the scene. Lets be careful out there....
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2014 Calaveras County District Five Supervisoral Candidates PATV Debate

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/14/2014 01:28 PM
San Andreas CA...2014 Calaveras County District Five Supervisor Candidates Hosted by the Calaveras Enterprise & the Taxpayers Association. Next PATV forum is on the 17th with Stephen Crane as Moderator, featuring the Sheriffs and District 3 Supervisors, (1/2 hour each). Last forum will be on May 1st with Joel returning as Moderator and will feature the Judge candidates, (1/2 hour each).

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Children's Fair At Bret Harte Celebrted the "Week Of The Young Child"

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/14/2014 04:52 AM
Angels Camp, CA...On Saturday the annual Children's Fair which celebrates the "Week Of The Young Child" filled the campus with booth after booth and organization after organization with services and activities for children in our area. Some of the activities included: Car Seat Checks, Kids Farmers Market, Entertainment, Crafts, Activities, Snacks, Health & Fitness Activities and much more...







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Warm Smiles & A Free Coffee with Every Fill Up At Angels Trading Post!

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/06/2014 02:29 PM
Angels Camp, CA...The Angels Trading Post recently underwent a facelift with new signage, facade and more. Stop and say hi and top off your tanks today! Angels Trading Post has everything you need to keep you Hopping when you visit our area. Great Prices on Gas, Drinks, Sodas, Java City Coffees and more. They also accept E.B.T. cards.and have great prices on tobacco products. They are open everyday from 5am to Midnight!! Stop by and see the Singh's today at the corner of Hwy 49 & Hwy 4.

Investigators Searching For Motives in Jewish Center Killings

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/13/2014 09:07 PM
Overland Park, KS..Police Department Investigating the Shooting Deaths of Three Victims - Update 8:15 p.m. At approximately 1 p.m. today the Overland Park Police Department received reports of shots fired at the Jewish Community Center (JCC), 5801 W. 115th Street, Overland Park, Kan. Shortly thereafter calls were received of shots fired at the Village Shalom retirement Center, 5500 W. 123rd, Overland Park, Kan....

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Another Master's Green Jacket for Bubba Watson

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/13/2014 08:35 PM
Augusta, GA...For Bubba Watson, a second Green Jacket isn’t about proving himself a great golfer. But the reality is that few things are more important at Augusta National Golf Club than tradition, honor and the great champions who have won the Masters. On Sunday, Watson became the 17th golfer to win multiple Masters and, yes, the victory did validate what he first accomplished in 2012. Additionally, his 2-year-old son, Caleb, came on the 18th green, two years after he was adopted by Bubba and his wife Angie just before the 2012 Tournament...


Apr 13, 2014; Augusta, GA, USA; Bubba Watson celebrates with the green jacket after winning the 2014 The Masters golf tournament at Augusta National Golf Club. Mandatory Credit: Michael Madrid-USA TODAY Sports Photo: Michael Madrid/Michael Madrid-USA TODAY Sports
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Fresno Man Arrested at Black Oak Casino For Credit Card Fraud

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/13/2014 02:16 PM
Tuolumne, CA...On 4/11/14 about 1130 A.M. Deputies were called to the Black Oak Casino on a report of a fraudulent credit card being used in an attempt to pay a bill. During the course of their investigation the Deputies contacted the suspect, forty eight year old, Darren Lee Wagner. Wagner had a felony warrant for his arrest for credit card crime out of Los Angeles County. A search was conducted of Wagner and approx. four grams of suspected methamphetamine was located in his shirt pocket. He was also in possession of several possibly fraudulent credit cards....

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Cattle Gather Operation Concluded According to BLM

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/13/2014 02:08 PM
Clark County, NV...Statement from Director of the Bureau of Land Management Neil Kornze on the Cattle Gather in Nevada: As we have said from the beginning of the gather to remove illegal cattle from federal land consistent with court orders, a safe and peaceful operation is our number one priority. After one week, we have made progress in enforcing two recent court orders to remove the trespass cattle from public lands that belong to all Americans....

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

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/12/2014 09:09 PM
Angels Camp, CA...Angels 6 Theatres in historic Angels Camp is the best place to see a movie in the Mother Lode. Click Below for full schedule.


Check Out the Latest Movies at Angels 6 Theatres Above!

SF Scottish Fiddlers Dance Tonight At Native Sons Hall

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/12/2014 04:49 PM
Murphys, CA....A Ceilidh, (pronounced Kay…Lee) led by 80 San Francisco Scottish Fiddlers, is coming to Murphys! The SF Scottish Fiddlers, along with Alasdair Fraser, are coming to inspire the community with an uplifting experience of music and dance. A Ceilidh is a traditional Gaelic social gathering, which usually involves playing Gaelic folk music and dancing. There will be dance callers, guitars, keyboards, percussion, cellos, and more. Local musicians are encouraged to join in and play with the group or to contribute a tune of their own, a dance, or a song....

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Beautiful Diablo View Court from Cedar Creek Realty

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/12/2014 08:57 AM
Arnold, CA...Experience stunning treetop views from nearly every room of this Lakemont Pines retreat! This sprawling cabin with remodeled kitchen, boasts 2,549 square feet, 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, an office (or 4th bedroom), laundry room, attached 2 car garage, forced air heat, wood stove and air conditioning. With soaring ceilings and windows galore there is plenty of natural light. Enjoy the stunning view while lounging on the extra large private deck after a perfect day at the lake! This home has a history of being a very successful vacation rental!



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Bear Valley 2014-15 Season Passes on Sale Standard, Military & College Passes Come With Terrific Value & Additional Perks

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/12/2014 08:42 AM
Bear Valley, CA...Bear Valley season passes for 2014-15 are now on sale offering a great value and plenty of perks. With the lowest pricing of the season available through April 30, 2014, rates start at $39 for children 5 years and under to $299 for new adults (adult renewals are $279), this year’s season passes also include rates specifically for members of the military and college students....




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Order Your New Mahindra Tractor From Joe's Services.

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/12/2014 08:34 AM
Mountain Ranch, CA...Time to order your new Mahindra Tractor from Joe's Services. Joe Thomas has over 28 years of experience performing overhauls and general maintenance on small to mid-size tractors. He provides the finest workmanship at a reasonable price. Joe's Services is a Mahindra authorized dealer.



President Obama's Weekly Address: Ensuring Equal Pay for Equal Work

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/12/2014 07:59 AM
Washington, DC....Hi, everybody. Earlier this week was Equal Pay Day. It marks the extra time the average woman has to work into a new year to earn what a man earned the year before. You see, the average woman who works full-time in America earns less than a man – even when she’s in the same profession and has the same education. That's wrong. In 2014, it’s an embarrassment. Women deserve equal pay for equal work.

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Arnold Ace Hardware Kicks Off Tomato Season

Posted by: Andy_Johnson on 04/09/2014 05:15 PM
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Make Plans Now To Party With Michael Oliveira At Irish Vineyards

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/11/2014 10:59 PM
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Governor Brown's Statement On Fatal Orland Accident

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/11/2014 09:44 PM
Sacramento, CA...Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. issued the following statement regarding the deaths of multiple passengers in a traffic accident tonight near Orland:
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Glacier Point Road in Yosemite National Park to Open Monday, April 14 at Noon

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/11/2014 05:16 PM
Yosemite, CA...The Glacier Point Road in Yosemite National Park is open to bicyclists. Vault toilets are available; however, there is no running water. Visitors are urged to bike with caution while in the park. The roadway may be wet due to melting snow and wildlife may be present on or near the road. The Glacier Point Road in Yosemite National Park will open for the season for automobile traffic on Monday, April 14, 2014, at 12:00 p.m. There will be limited visitor services available at Glacier Point. There is no projected opening date for the Bridalveil Creek Campground...



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49er Motors April Showers Bring May Flowers Sale

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/11/2014 03:38 PM
Angels Camp, CA....April Showers bring May Flowers sale...Well maybe not this weekend. Come on out and enjoy this sunshine with these GREAT DEALS!! Remember that we can finance most anyone, Good credit, Bad, or even a bankruptcy! AS long as you have a down payment and a monthly income, we can most likely help you get in a new Car, Truck or SUV today!!

2009 Lincoln MKS All wheel drive. 2 owner with a clean car fax and lots of service records. This is a Luxury Car that looks and drives like new!! The features are endless, Leather heated and cooled seats, Panoramic sunroof for the front and back seats, Navgigation, THX sound, Microsoft sync and SOOOO much more. This is a classy vehicle for the pickiest of buyers ON SALE $21,949 VIN-1LNHM94R19G634860


2007 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 Crew Cab HD, LT, 4x4, Lifted, Bed Liner, Nice rims and tires. This is one nice clean truck ready for work or your family!! ON SALE $22,949 VIN-1GCHK23U47F199147


2005 Dodge Ram 2500 4x4, 5.7 L Hemi. Lifted, After market exhaust, Off Road package, Running Boards, and much more. This is one NICE truck!! Come on down for a test drive today!! ON SALE $21,949 VIN-3D7KS28D65G827712


2011 Honda Civic LX 4dr, only 61K miles, AND ONE OWNER! Auto, power windows, power door locks, cd, front, side & rear srs, tilt, cruise and more. Clean carfax, 4 cyl vtec, great fuel economy! The Honda brand is known for its legendary quality and reliability but also because of its fun-loving driving dynamics. This is your chance to own one that is just like new but a fraction of the cost!! ON SALE $12,949 Vin#19XFA1F56BE007304


2011 Kia Optima Hybrid, SUPER GAS MILEAGE!! This one is REALLY NICE!! Navigation, Leather, Panorama moon, Heated and Cooled Seats and sooooo much more. This car is incredible... This is still covered under manufacturer warranty of 10 year 100,000 miles! (see manufacturer for details) ON SALE $17,449 VIN-KNAGM4AD5B5001952


2007 Nissan Altima 3.5l SL, Low Miles, 2 owner with a Clean Car fax, Lots of service records. This is a super nice clean vehicle that has leather, Moon Roor, Navigation, and much more. You dont want to miss this one!! ON SALE $17,949 VIN-1N4BL21E87N483164


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Mike Borean For Calaveras County Supervisor District Three

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/11/2014 03:21 PM
Hathaway Pines, CA...My family moved to Arnold in the 60’s. I attended Hazel Fisher Elementary School before moving on to Bret Harte High School, class of 1975. I attended Delta College in Stockton before transferring to Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo where I earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Forest Resources. I was able to put myself through college by working as a Seasonal Firefighter for Cal Fire in Arnold, San Andreas, and Paso Robles....

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The New Calaveras County Jail and Sheriff's Offices Dedication

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/11/2014 02:45 PM
San Andreas, CA..We will have a full story and video to follow but below are the raw photos from this morning. There were dignitaries upon dignitaries and even the Measure J backers were honored for their work in getting the funding mechanisms passed. There are still a few duplicates that need to be eliminated etc. but many of you who attended or could not make it might like a quick look. It is a very impressive facility....


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Verizon To Purchase Local Service Provider Golden State Cellular

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/11/2014 01:42 PM
Sonora, CA....Verizon Wireless is making a move to purchase Golden State Cellular. We have been following this story for the last several weeks but since the deal is subject to FCC approval we did not want to publish anything too soon and have it reflect negatively on one of our local employer's if the deal fell apart. The application has been on the FCC site for several weeks but fairly hard to find unless you knew what to dig for. Last night however Verizon Management was here locally and hosted a dinner. So if they are confident enough to talk with employees about the deal closing in the next few months then it looks like this sale will go through....

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Valley Spring Business Association Schedule of Events

Posted by: Andy_Johnson on 04/11/2014 12:32 PM
.Valley Spring, CA...Join the Valley Springs Area Business Association at their monthly luncheon on April 16, 2014 from noon to 1:30 pm. at La Contenta, 1653 S Highway 26 Valley Springs, CA, 95252 The speaker is Jennifer Holly, Certified Flight Paramedic. Here topic is "Will You Need Air Ambulance Transportation?" Jennifer Holly is currently a Certified Flight Paramedic and Air Medical Base Manager for PHI Med 42 located at Columbia Airport. Seconds can make all the difference during a stroke, heart attack, serious auto accident, or other trauma. The last thing you need to be concerned about during an emergency is transportation costs. A national service, PHI Cares offers membership that will accept the insurance payment as "payment in full" for any medically necessary transport. Come hear about the program and the very reasonable yearly cost of membership that could save you many thousands of dollars. Don't forget to bring your business cards.
Tickets $12.00 Members, $15.00 non-members
Please RSVP to Larry Parenti Call 209-772-3285 or Email Larry


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Calaveras Sherrif's Logs For April 11, 2014

Posted by: Andy_Johnson on 04/11/2014 09:25 AM

We would like to Thank Signal Service for Sponsoring our Law Enforcement Category!
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Calaveras Republican Party Endorses Phiel & Healy In Judges Races

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/11/2014 08:53 AM
Angels Camp, CA...Calaveras County Republicans have endorsed Dana Pfiel for Superior Court Judge – Department One and Tim Healy for Superior Court Judge – Department Two. We believe they are best qualified to serve Calaveras County....
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Sidewalk Sale This Weekend in Historic Angels Camp

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/11/2014 08:48 AM

Pond Skimming and Reggae on the Mountain At Bear Valley Saturday, April 12!

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/11/2014 08:08 AM
Bear Valley, CA....Get ready for the one of the most spectacular events of the year on Saturday, April 12th! This annual celebration of Sierra snow and California sun is a Bear Valley favorite. The day kicks off with a pond skimming exhibition. Wild & Crazy Costumes are encouraged (let’s keep ‘em PG13!) and get ready for a big splash!


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Sheriff's Office Dedication Today

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/10/2014 09:13 PM
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John Trifilo For Superior Court Judge Dept. Two

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/07/2014 03:13 PM
Calaveras County, CA...John Trifilo was born and raised in San Jose, CA. He attended San Jose State College in the 60's, and graduated with a B.A. in Political Science in 1970. John then spent time training in Fort Knox, Kentucky for the Army National Guard. After returning to California, John was accepted to the University of San Francisco Law School in 1971. He graduated three years later in the top 25% of his class. He passed his first bar exam and was admitted to the practice of law in 1974...


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Gary Kuntz Meet and Greet San Andreas Friday April 11

Posted by: Andy_Johnson on 04/01/2014 01:50 PM

Paid For By The Committee To Re-Elect Sheriff Gary Kuntz

Dana Pfeil For Superior Court Judge Department One

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/25/2014 09:58 AM
Calaveras County, CA...My name is Dana Pfeil and I am running for Superior Court Judge Department One. Department One handles all criminal cases in Calaveras County. As a prosecutor with over a decade of experience advocating for justice on behalf of the People of the State of California, I have the practical and legal experience it takes to deliver justice as your next Superior Court Judge....


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Re-Elect Supervisor Merita Callaway

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/20/2014 09:38 AM
Calaveras County, CA...“Since moving to Calaveras County 27 years ago, I have felt a part of the community due to the people. I was welcomed by my co-workers at PG&E, the parents at my daughter’s after school program, and the business community. Whether it is taking kids to jump frogs at the County Fair, volunteering at the community Christmas dinner or when I served as President of the Calaveras Chamber of Commerce, I am committed to serving you, my family, friends, neighbors and residents of District 3.”....


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Judge Hugh K. Swift For Superior Court Judge

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/20/2014 08:54 AM
Calaveras County, CA...I am honored to serve the people of Calaveras County as a Superior Court judge. Every day I have the privilege and responsibility to make decisions that impact the lives of the parties, their families and this community....


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Grant Barrett For Superior Court Judge

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/18/2014 04:55 PM
Calaveras County, CA....Grant Barrett has served the legal needs of the Calaveras community for the past 18 years. He has over 12 years of experience on the bench in Calaveras County. Since 2006, Grant has served our community as the Calaveras Superior Court Commissioner where he regularly presides over family law and civil disputes. From 2011 through 2013, he also served as Court Commissioner for Amador County Superior Court, at their judges’ request, until a suitable replacement could be recruited and trained. In 2013, Grant was named Judicial Officer of the Year by the Child Support Directors Association of California.


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Study: Investing On Forests Reduces Megafires And Saves Millions

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/10/2014 11:13 PM
San Francisco, CA...A new study released today finds investing in proactive forest management activities can save up to three times the cost of future fires, reduce high-severity fire by up to 75 percent, and bring added benefits for people, water, and wildlife. “Recent megafires in California and the West have destroyed lives and property, degraded water quality, damaged wildlife habitat, and cost taxpayers hundreds of millions of dollars,” said David Edelson, Sierra Nevada Project Director with The Nature Conservancy. “This study shows that, by investing now in Sierra forests, we can reduce risks, safeguard water quality, and recoup up to three times our initial investment while increasing the health and resilience of our forests.” ...
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Past 40 Local News
  1. This Week at the Angels Camp CHS Thrift Store Adoption Center – Phoebe
  2. Bret Harte Swimmers Outkick Calaveras High
  3. The Schedule Murphys to Markleeville April 11 - April 19
  4. Make Sure To Visit Many Of Our Advertisers At The 2014 Tuolumne County Home & Garden Show This Weekend
  5. Rita "Reta" Rose Turner- Scarborough November 9, 1932 to April 6, 2014
  6. Mentoring Program's “Spring Swing” Had Them Swinging, Waltzing and Cha Chaing at Ironstone
  7. CBS Announces Stephen Colbert As Letterman Successor On "The Late Show"
  8. Transient Claiming To Be "Star of David" Attacks Utility Worker
  9. Calaveras Sherrif's Logs For April 10, 2014
  10. Shop Local! Sierra Hills, Angels Food & Sierra Hills Natural Food Markets. Weekly Specials April 9 - 16, 2014
  11. Missing Pooch in Angels Camp (Another Happy Pet Ending)
  12. Mark Twain Medical Center Let's You Wait At Home and Not The ER
  13. Tim Healy For Judge 2014
  14. Fire Update...Trailer Destroyed and Shed Damaged By Fire In Tuolumne
  15. Calaveras Humane Society Feature Easeter Items
  16. Glory Hole Sports Fishing Report and Tips
  17. Saddle Creek Hosts 4th Annual Garden Tour
  18. California Attorney General’s Office to Receive National Recognition for Innovation in Rape Kit Testing
  19. Calaveras Sherrif's Logs For April 3-9, 2014
  20. Calaveras Council of Governments Policy Conference April 30 at Ironstone
  21. Jim Junette New Stanislaus National Forest District Ranger
  22. O.A.R.S. Releases 2014 Pre-Season Rafting Forecast
  23. Mark Twain Elementary Union School District Meeting April 10
  24. Sonora Pass to Kennedy Meadows is Open to Traffic
  25. Tuolumne Man Wanted On Weapons Charges
  26. Lawn Mower Round-Up Lawn Mower Replacement Program
  27. Senseless Vandalism At White Pines Park As Brummund Tree Is Destroyed
  28. Sheriff Gary Kuntz "Why I’m Running For Re-Election
  29. A Few Tips From The CSLB to Protect Yourself From Bad Contractors.
  30. The 2014 Whiskerino Dinner & Dance Filled Mark Twain Hall on Saturday Night.
  31. Traffic Update...Injury Accident on Tuolumne Road/Mono Way
  32. Bug In OpenSSL Found and Patch Issued
  33. What’s Happening in Murphys this Week April 8 through April 19
  34. Supervisors Approve Conditional Use Permit for Little Tree Collective
  35. The Outlaws Play The Modesto Raiders On Saturday
  36. Bear Valley Mountain Instructor Hiring Clinic Saturday, April 12
  37. Theodore Roosevelt Berrum Jr. November 9, 1938 to April 5, 2014
  38. Board of Equalization Returns More Than Million in Cash Deposits
  39. Arnold Library Patron Aprreciation Days April 13-19
  40. Community Support The Way It Should Be As Hundreds Turn Out To Support Deputy

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