Burson Man Strikes & Bites Girlfriend. Arrested On Torture, Battery & Domestic Violence Charges
Posted by: thepinetree on 03/24/2017 02:13 PM
Burson, CA...On 02/22/17 at approx. 10:30 PM, The Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 5700 block of Heron Lane in Burson for a domestic violence altercation. Sheriff Deputies learned that 34-year-old suspect Nolan Alan Hilyard and his 53 year old live in girlfriend were involved in a physical confrontation. Nolan Hilyard allegedly repeatedly struck and bit the victim on the head and face causing severe injuries. The victim was able to flee the residence to seek help. Emergency personnel responded and treated the victim. The victim was transported to an area hospital for the severity of her injuries. Sheriff Deputies attempted to make contact with Nolan Hilyard at the time of the report with negative results.
Calaveras County Public Access TV Studio PATV Schedule Through March 30th & The Inside View With Sid Marsh & Guests Beth & Trevor Wittke Calaveras Cannabis Allience
Posted by: News_Desk on 03/24/2017 02:12 PM
San Andreas, CA...Calaveras Community TV is located in San Andreas, CA. We are a non-profit organization which helps facilitate the local studio and air original community programming to your home. The goals for PEG Access Television are to promote free speech, foster diverse points of view, encourage communications, create opportunities, encourage artistic expression, expand educational access, and promote participatory democracy in order to strengthen the spirit of the communities and enrich the lives of our residents and visitors.
Camp Connell Cafe Introduces Wednesday Trivia Night
Posted by: News_Desk on 03/24/2017 01:10 PM
Camp Connell, Ca...Camp Connell Cafe is introducing Wednesday Night Trivia starting at 5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Saint Clare’s Episcopal Church Easter Sunday Service
Posted by: News_Desk on 03/24/2017 12:50 PM
Avery, CA...The Saint Clare’s Episcopal Church welcomes you to the Easter Sunday Service on Sunday, April 16th at 9:00 a.m. Saint Clare’s Episcopal Church is located at 4351 E. Highway #4 Avery, Ca.
Champagne Easter Brunch At The Murphys Hotel
Posted by: News_Desk on 03/24/2017 12:29 PM
Murphys, CA...The Murphys Historic Hotel is now accepting reservations for their Annual Easter Brunch on April 16th.
Event occurs on 04/16/2017 from 10:30 AM to .
Angels Trading Post Has Everything To Keep You Rolling!
Posted by: thepinetree on 03/24/2017 12:05 PM
Angels Camp, CA...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.
Calaveras Recovers Is In Need Of Storage
Posted by: thepinetree on 03/24/2017 11:50 AM
San Andreas, CA...In just a few days we need to decide WHERE to move the remaining supplies of home furnishings for over a dozen survivors of the Butte Fire who's homes are yet unfinished. These "House-In-A-Box" supplies need to be stored for up to six months (we'll be done with distribution before September, and some HIABs are already distributed) at more than 1,000 square feet. More information is available at our monthly Team meeting (April 3rd).
San Andreas, CA...Free Senior Planning Workshop Coming Up In May
Raising Backyard Chickens ~ A UCCE Master Gardeners Class
Posted by: News_Desk on 03/24/2017 11:01 AM
Jackson, CA...re you eager to get started raising backyard chickens or just beginning to consider home grown poultry? Fresh eggs are one of the many benefits that come from having your own chickens, a popular practice many people find fun and rewarding. The UCCE Master Gardeners of Amador County will be offering a free public class, “Raising Backyard Chickens” on Saturday, April 15, 2017.
Jackson, CA...Spring is finally here! Are your thoughts turning to delicious, homegrown vegetables or a vase of colorful flowers from your garden? Please join the UCCE Master Gardeners of Amador County on Saturday, April 1, 2017 for “Garden Friends: Summer Vegetables and Annual Flowers”. Master Gardeners will identify local favorites and discuss care and maintenance of these as well as other vegetables and annual flowers which can be grown now and throughout the summer.
Board Of Supervisors Regular Meeting & Continuing Local State Of Emergency
Posted by: News_Desk on 03/24/2017 10:09 AM
San Andreas, CA...The Calaveras County Board Of Supervisors is holding a regular meeting on Tuesday, March 28th at 8:00 p.m. On the agenda is the adoption of a resolution continuing a local state of emergency for the removal of hazardous trees caused by the Butte Fire with the imminent threat of severe winter weather.
President James Madison On Brevity & Clarity Of Laws
Posted by: thepinetree on 03/24/2017 08:14 AM
“It will be of little avail to the people that the laws are made by men of their own choice if the laws be so voluminous that they cannot be read, or so incoherent that they cannot be understood.” President James Madison
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.
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.
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...
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.
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
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
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.
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:
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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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.