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Friday, Oct 31
05:00 PM "Zucca After Hours is open 5-8 p.m
07:00 PM Live Music and Dancing at CAMPS 209.736.8181
09:00 PM Historic Hotel Leger Haunted Halloween Bash
09:00 PM 2014 Hotel Leger Haunted Halloween Bash
Saturday, Nov 1
10:00 AM Walking Tour of Historic Downtown Murphys
05:00 PM "Zucca After Hours is open 5-8 p.m
06:00 PM Open Mic Night at Sidewinders Restaurant
06:00 PM Live Music at The Prospector Brewery
07:00 PM Live Music and Dancing at CAMPS 209.736.8181
Sunday, Nov 2
09:30 AM Murphys Community Church
02:00 PM Baroque music concert of the Mother Lode Friends of Music
Monday, Nov 3
10:15 AM Sierra Grief, Free Support Groups. By Hospice of the Sierra
07:00 PM Overeaters Anonymous
Wednesday, Nov 5
06:30 PM Overeaters Anonymous
07:30 PM Alcoholics Anonymous
Thursday, Nov 6
03:00 PM Hospice of Amador & Calaveras "drop-in" Grief Support Groups
06:00 PM Debtors Anonymous
06:00 PM Live Music at The Prospector Brewery
07:30 PM Alcoholics Anonymous

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Buy A Gorgeous Christmas Wreath...Fundraiser for Calaveras Grad Night Foundation/Bret Harte High School!

Posted by: Kim_Hamilton on 10/31/2014 07:30 PM

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Watch The Racetrack Road Trick Or Treaters Live

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/31/2014 07:21 PM
Sonora, CA...Thanks for visiting our spooky 2014 Halloween Webcam located in Sonora, CA. This Friday is Halloween! Be sure to check back in to see the madness for yourself! Our neighborhood is where the Entire County comes to go Trick or Treating.

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Despicable Allegations Against Tim Healy Are Unwarranted! ~By Tom Cole

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/31/2014 02:24 PM
San Andreas, CA...I’m amazed at the completely unwarranted “piling on” of false allegations against Tim Healy, because he dared to correctly point out his opponent’s weaknesses! Contrary to allegations from Hugh Swift’s ex-wife (Kristy Slocum), Tim Healy has made no false or misleading statements about his opponent! Just visit Swift’s own website. Healy is telling the truth! Healy did not “imply” his opponent has no college education he simply stated that Swift’s job description as Court Executive Officer, when he was “appointed” by Jerry Brown, did not require a four year college degree – which it doesn’t! And everyone already knows aspiring lawyers cannot even be admitted to the bar without appropriate credentials. Furthermore it was not necessary to mention what Swift is doing now, because he advertises it in all of his campaign materials...
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Murphys Businesses Honor the Dead in the Land of the Skulls on Dia de los Muertos, November 1, 2014

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/31/2014 01:37 PM
Murphys, CA...Murphys Businesses Honor the Dead in the Land of the Skulls on Dia de los Muertos, November 1, 2014 Murphys merchants and tasting rooms will be celebrating the Fifth Annual Day of the Dead, or Dia de los Muertos, on November 1st from 11-7 pm. Participating businesses and vendors will be offering authentic cultural art, food, sugar skulls, face painting and live music, as well as displaying ofrendas (altars) celebrating the lives of those who have passed on but are with us in heart and spirit on the Day of the Dead. We’ll once again include a Catrina and Catrin Dress Contest at 6:00 pm Saturday afternoon at the Black Bart Theater followed by a Candle Light Procession to the Park. Those wishing to participate in the procession should meet in front of the Black Bart Theater at 6:45 pm. Make sure to bring your flashlight and warm clothing. Mexican hot chocolate and pan de muertos will be available for purchase after the brief ceremony....

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Residential Structure Fire On Alpine Lane

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/31/2014 01:00 PM
Sonora, CA....Crews are working a residential structure fire on Alpine Lane. There are multiple units but sounds like they are making good progress keeping if localized. Red Cross, PG&E Etc have been notified so heavy damage to at least one unit is expected. All residents have been accounted for. Lets be careful out there.....

"FOXY" Teachers at Michelson!

Posted by: Kim_Hamilton on 10/31/2014 12:44 PM
Murphys, CA...Following their annual tradition, the teaching staff of Michelson Elementary School entertained the students at the October Student of the Month Assembly with their dance routine to "What Does The Fox Say?" Complete with their fox tails, the ladies gave an outstanding performance!

Hwy 4 Paving Project Schedule for This Week

Posted by: Kim_Hamilton on 10/31/2014 12:39 PM
Calaveras County, CA...Here is the work schedule for State Route 4 in Calaveras County, for the week of November 3-7. All work is 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ** Monday through Wednesday: Crews will be working on the shoulders from Moran Road to Meko Drive. ** Thursday & Friday: Crew will be paving driveways throughout the project, from Douglas Flat to Meko Drive...
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Consumer Alert: California Newspaper Subscription Scam

Posted by: Kim_Hamilton on 10/31/2014 11:20 AM
San Francisco, CA.... Attorney General Kamala D. Harris today issued a consumer alert to Californians regarding a recent scam involving fake newspaper subscription mailings. Individuals throughout California have recently received deceptive mailings that claim to be bills, invoices or renewal notices for newspaper subscriptions. The mailings may appear to be legitimate renewal notices from a local newspaper, but they are most likely a scam and should be ignored and reported. Seniors should be especially wary, as they are frequently targeted by scams of this nature....
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Mountain Ranch 4-H Club Needs Your Help!

Posted by: Kim_Hamilton on 10/31/2014 11:08 AM
The Mountain Ranch 4-H Club is in need of a Community Club Leader. If you are an adult looking to volunteer or a current 4-H leader, please consider taking over this task. The Mountain Ranch 4-H Club has been around for decades and it would be a true shame to see this club disappear! If you are willing to help, please contact Jennifer at the 4-H Office, 209/754-6474 or

Bear Valley Plans November 29th Opening For 2014/2015 Season

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/31/2014 10:39 AM

Bear Valley Job Fair 2014 Is Sunday In Arnold

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/31/2014 10:36 AM

TRAFFIC ALERT...Sonora Pass at Kennedy Meadows Expected to Closed at Noon Today Due to Incoming Storm (Ebbetts Pass Will Close At 11am)

Posted by: Kim_Hamilton on 10/31/2014 09:07 AM
Kennedy Meadows, CA...Due to the incoming storm, the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is expected to close Sonora Pass (State Route 108) at Kennedy Meadows today at noon. Caltrans will reopen the pass once weather permits and crews make the necessary repairs to the roads. For the latest road condition information, the radio may be tuned to the Caltrans Highway Advisory Radio (HAR) at 530 AM, 1610 AM or 1670 AM or ....

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DANCE, DANCE, DANCE This Eve at The Native Son's Hall in Murphys!

Posted by: Kim_Hamilton on 10/31/2014 09:04 AM

Traffic Update....Vehicle Down Embankment On J59

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/31/2014 08:43 AM
La Grange, CA...Crews are working a vehicle down an embankment accident near Sr59 / Redhill Rd. Please use caution in the area....
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Stop By SNAC In Arnold For Great End Of Season Specials On Kayaks, SUPs, Paddles & Gear

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/30/2014 11:54 PM
Arnold, CA...Hey, SNACers! It's Last Call for paddling at SNAC Arnold! We're switching out our summer rental department and moving it out to make way for our winter rentals. With weather coming & snow on the mountain, we're making room for our tuning & waxing machines so we can all get ready for skiing and snowboarding in November. Help us out - come make a deal on new or used kayaks, SUPs, paddles & life jackets. We'd rather sell it than move it!

Big Holiday Savings At Arnold Ace Home Center

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/30/2014 11:54 PM

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Tim Healy For Superior Court Judge - Dept. 2

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/14/2014 12:20 PM

Hunt Is Over For Alleged Killer Of Pennsylvania Trooper

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/31/2014 01:08 AM
Tannersville, PA...The alleged shooter of two Pennsylvania State Police troopers has been taken into custody, Pennsylvania State Police confirmed today. Eric Matthew Frein, 31, who was added last month to the FBI’s Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list, faces state charges of homicide, homicide of a law enforcement officer, and attempted murder, as well as a federal unlawful flight to avoid prosecution charge. He is considered armed and extremely dangerous....

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Trafic Update...Possible Injury Accident In Sheriff's Deputy Vehicle vs Deer

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/30/2014 10:43 PM
Valley Springs, CA...Crews are working a Sheriff's Deputy's vehicle vs a deer near Hartvickson Ln / Baldwin St. An ambulance has been dispatched for possible injuries. In Tuolumne County there is a vehicle into a ditch with airbags deployed in the Crystal Falls area. Lets be careful out there.

Traffic Update....Accident On New York Ranch Road

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/30/2014 06:25 PM
Jackson, CA...Crews are working a possible injury accident near Ridge Rd / New York Ranch Rd. This one is a possible injury accident and there is also a disable pickup blocking a lane near the airport in Calaveras county on Hwy 49

Join Rob's Place for an Awesome Halloween Party!

Posted by: Kim_Hamilton on 10/30/2014 05:16 PM

An Evening with Dave Rainwater at Stage 3

Posted by: Kim_Hamilton on 10/30/2014 05:02 PM
Sonora, CA...Changing the world one fiddle at a time, Western Fiddler, Minstrel and Storyteller Dave Rainwater will be in concert for one show only, Saturday, November 1 at Stage 3 Theatre Company, located at 208 S. Green St. in Sonora. Doors open at 6pm and the show begins at 7pm. The beer will be cold and the people are friendly, come down and have a good time, hear some tall tales, good fiddle playing and enjoy an evening in historic downtown Sonora....
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Thanksgiving Tribute at Deborah Marlene's!

Posted by: Kim_Hamilton on 10/30/2014 04:55 PM
Calaveras County, CA...November is the month of Thanksgiving, the time to give thanks for those protecting us and our freedom, for family, friends and the many blessings we have, living here, in the United States. This month Deborah Marlene's will host a Tribute Exhibit of the Art of Carol Fields, a long time Artist and County Resident, who passed away this last September 26th....
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Calaveras Arts Council Announces Ovations 2015 Schedule and Performing Artists

Posted by: Kim_Hamilton on 10/30/2014 04:40 PM
Calaveras County, CA...For more than three decades the Calaveras Arts Council has brought a variety of concerts to the rural residents and guests of the Gold Country. Ovations 2015 Performing Arts Series features five high quality, affordable performances at Dr. Elliott Smart Performing Arts Center located at Bret Harte High School, 323 Highway 49, in Angels Camp. All of the performances are on Sundays at 3:00 pm. This year’s lineup is...
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Stanislaus National Forest & 3FIA host Twig Sculpture with artist Wendy Klemperer

Posted by: Kim_Hamilton on 10/30/2014 04:31 PM
Sonora, CA...The public is invited to attend the Stanislaus National Forest, Artist in the Woods 2014 -- Twig Sculpture Workshop Saturday, November 15 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Dodge Ridge Ski Resort on the Summit Ranger District. Artist in the Woods is an annual program sponsored by the Forest and the 3 Forest Interpretative Association (3FIA) where artists compete for consideration to have their Stanislaus National Forest, inspired art publicly featured....
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FOUND DOG in Dorrington

Posted by: Kim_Hamilton on 10/30/2014 04:27 PM
This female dog was found in Dorrington on Thursday 10/30/14 - Sierra Parkway near Hwy 4 in Big Trees Village. No collar or tags. Dog will be turned into animal services on Friday AM. If your dog, please email or call TONIGHT ONLY 795-4538.

In Loving Memory of Arthur "Craig" Steinman

Posted by: Kim_Hamilton on 10/30/2014 04:20 PM
Arnold, CA...Craig Steinman, 78, of Arnold, died Wednesday, October 22, of inoperable brain cancer. Fortunately, the time between diagnosis and death was very short, and most of his immediate family was able spend time with him during that period. His wife and stepson were with him when he died....
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What’s Happening in Murphys this Week October 29th through November 8th

Posted by: Kim_Hamilton on 10/30/2014 04:16 PM
Murphys, CA...November 1, 2014 - Dia de los Muertos - Come celebrate the Day of the Dead in the Land of the Skulls. Murphys businesses and tasting rooms will be celebrating the Day of the Dead again this year with traditional decorations, treats and celebrations. Join us in celebrating the lives of those who have passed but are with us in heart and spirit on this day. Join the walking tour, view the Folk Art Exhibition, compete in the Catrin/Catrina dress contest, enjoy music and dancers in the Park, have your face painted, taste traditional foods, sip a little wine and join the evening Procession back to the Park for hot chocolate and pan de muerto. Join the conversation at ...
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US Forest Service Plans Prescribed Burn on Stanislaus National Forest

Posted by: Kim_Hamilton on 10/30/2014 04:12 PM
Sonora, CA...Fire crews plan to begin ignitions this fall on the Machine and Handpile Prescribed Burn on the Mi-Wok Ranger District, Stanislaus National Forest. The project area is located throughout the Mi-Wok Ranger District, Tuolumne County with piles located within and adjacent to the wildland urban interface areas of Sugar Pine, Mi-Wuk Village, Sierra Village and Long Barn....
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In Loving Memory of Donald James Heer, 1934~2014

Posted by: Kim_Hamilton on 10/30/2014 02:57 PM
Angels Camp, CA...Donald James Heer, age 79, resident of Angels Camp, California died at his home Monday, October 27, 2014. He was born November 30, 1934 in Mitchell, South Dakota to parents Mae Francis Grady Heer and Frank Marcus Heer. Don was born alongside identical twin brother, Dean Bernard Heer. Sister Dixie Mary arrived on January 25, 1940....
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8th Annual FREE Community Thanksgiving Being Offered in Arnold

Posted by: Kim_Hamilton on 10/30/2014 02:47 PM

The Face of Cancer Rebuilds Confidence in Cancer Survivors at the Susan G. Komen Race for Cure....Team of 100 set out to reunite cancer patients with their sense of beauty

Posted by: Kim_Hamilton on 10/30/2014 02:38 PM
The Face of Cancer, a non-profit, program dedicated to making female cancer patients feel beautiful and feminine, hosted its “Spoil a Survivor” tailgate at the Central Valley’s Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure on Oct. 25, 2014. Women currently battling breast cancer and those who have survived the disease were invited to receive full makeovers from the The Face of Cancer. Professional makeup artist and esthetician Saroya Melfe and Aloette representative Kathy Cummings volunteered their time during the event....

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Don't Be Left in the Dark this Halloween!~The Halloween Industry Association provides tips to keep your little one safe on Halloween

Posted by: Kim_Hamilton on 10/30/2014 02:34 PM
Halloween is the second most popular holiday in the United States accounting for billions of dollars of sales in the candy, costume and decoration industries. In fact, the National Retail Federation (NRF) estimates that Americans will spend more than $7 billion this Halloween!
Amidst all of the costumes and trick-or-treating, the Halloween Industry Association (HIA) is offering safety tips to parents and caregivers to make sure families have as much fun as possible on this popular holiday!....
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Posted by: Kim_Hamilton on 10/30/2014 01:14 PM
Stockton, CA...Severe weather can be alarming and hazardous for drivers. The best defense is not to venture out on the roads during stormy weather, but if you must drive, use caution, common sense, and always be prepared. The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) District 10 advises motorists to prepare for the upcoming storm season. Harsh weather can bring high winds, heavy rains, and snow and ice in higher elevations. Winter weather and road conditions can change ....
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Bret Harte Winter Athletics Schedule for 2014/15

Posted by: Kim_Hamilton on 10/30/2014 10:36 AM

In Loving Memory of Alicia Maria Duncan, 1990~2014

Posted by: Kim_Hamilton on 10/30/2014 10:18 AM
Valley Springs, CA...Alicia Marie Duncan of Valley Springs, California was born on July 2, 1990. God called her home on October 25, 2014 at the young age of 24. Alicia graduated from Calaveras High School and worked several years at El Dorado Savings Bank in San Andreas. She loved life and lived it to the fullest. She was very family oriented and had a beautiful heart of gold. She touched the lives of many people with her infectious smile and contagious laugh that she would always want us to remember her by....
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Yosemite Dog Rock Fire Update October 30, 2014 Update #26

Posted by: Kim_Hamilton on 10/30/2014 10:10 AM
Yosemite National Park, CA...Current Situation: Fire crews have completed rehabilitation of the fire area. The fire is at 311 acres, and with 100 % containment. Firefighters and fire engines will be patrolling Hwy 140, watching for rolling material and hotspots. Travelers should use extreme caution and expect delays when driving through the fire area. Smoke from the interior of the fire may be visible....

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Meet The Businesses of Angels Camp!

Posted by: Kim_Hamilton on 10/30/2014 10:07 AM
Angels Camp, CA...

In Loving Memory of Darlene Strader Olson 1937~2014

Posted by: Kim_Hamilton on 10/30/2014 09:51 AM
Angels Camp, CA....Darlene Strader Olson passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by family on October 18th, 2014. She was born in Santa Monica CA. on December 13th, 1937. A 42 year resident of Angels Camp. She is survived by her husband of 59 years, Rodney Olson and her three children. Son Steven and wife Kathryn, daughter Cathy and husband Brian and son Eric. Her grandchildren, Jessica, Evan and wife Brittany, Amanda, Haley, Emmalee, Garret and Brandon. Her great grandchildren Sam, Haley, Jason Jr., Lila, Braxton, Bryson and Aubree...
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Halloween Trunk or Treat Rain Or Shine at West Point School

Posted by: Kim_Hamilton on 10/30/2014 09:43 AM

It's Pumpkin Palooza Time at Mountain Chrisitan Fellowship!

Posted by: Kim_Hamilton on 10/30/2014 09:40 AM

TCSO Cause of Death For William Ray Jaspar

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/30/2014 09:21 AM
Copperopolis, CA...Late afternoon on October 28th a passing motorist saw a deceased William Ray Jaspar, 58 from Riverbank in Lake Tulloch near the Lake Tulloch Bridge. A forensic autopsy was conducted on the deceased, William Jaspar, The pathologist concluded the cause of death was drowning with a contributing factor of a massive stroke. It appears Mr. Jaspar suffered a massive stroke which caused him to fall into the water. The pathologist also concluded had Mr. Jaspar not drowned the stroke would have been fatal within several minutes....

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This Week at the Angels Camp CHS Thrift Store Adoption Center – SPICE!

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/30/2014 08:18 AM
Angels Camp, CA...Stop by the Calaveras Humane Society's Thrift Store Cat Adoption Center in Angels Camp, located in Angels Town Center at 240 S. Main St./Hwy 49 (open Thurs.-Sat., 11am to 5pm). Spice will be there, as well as several other kitties who would love to meet you. We will also have kitties available to meet you at our Arnold Adoption Center, located in Meadowmont Center next to Big Trees Market (open Thurs.-Sat., 10am to 5pm). We hope to see you!

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Murphys to Markleeville – “The Schedule” – October 31 to November 8

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/30/2014 08:14 AM
Arnold, CA...“The Schedule” is published every Thursday by the Ebbetts Pass Visitors Center and includes everything happening from Murphys to Markleeville. For more detailed info visit The Schedule. Please come by and pick one up or contact the Visitors Center at to have your event included in “The Schedule.”

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Mind Matters Clinic to Benefit from Open Golf Tournament

Posted by: Kim_Hamilton on 10/29/2014 02:30 PM
Angels Camp, CA...Mind Matters, the Murphys based clinic that treats autism and related disorders, will be one of the beneficiaries when the Wine Barrel Open Golf Tournament is held in Greenhorn Creek on Thursday, November 6. Ninety-two golfers from throughout northern California have signed up for this second annual event. A barrel full of 36 bottles of Calaveras wines will be the grand prize for the winner. There will be a number of runner-up prizes. The presentations will be made during an awards banquet featuring a gourmet meal prepared by Camps Restaurant.....
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Beautiful Featured Home At 1663 Karock Road ~ From Dorrington Realty

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/27/2014 04:38 PM
Dorrington CA...1663 Karock Road, Dorrington CA - Built in 2006 this high end home has great cabin appeal. Interior trim boasts log railings, pine trim and decorator lighting. Its chalet features shows off the open floor plan. It has a large loft overlooking living room and dining room. There is stainless and granite in the kitchen with slate flooring in kitchen and dining room. Central AC, Gas log stove. Nice deck, quiet street, single car garage. 1/2 hour to ski, minutes to summer Rec Center or take a walk in Big Trees State park. Everything you've ever wanted in your mountain home, call us!

Shop Local! Sierra Hills, Angels Food & Sierra Hills Natural Food Markets. Weekly Specials Through November 4th

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/29/2014 10:51 PM
Murphys & Angels Camp, CA... Sierra Hills, Angels Food & Sierra Hills Natural Food Markets have been part of the Calaveras community since 1935. High Quality, Great Customer Service and Great Hometown Prices. SIERRA HILLS NATURAL FOODS Thanksgiving Coffee Company 20% off all beans all through November. The Thanksgiving Coffee Company was started in Mendocino in 1972 by two self proclaimed hippies. For more than forty years they have been dedicated to sustainable practices, care-taking the land and providing for their growers and their employees.

Click Above For Their Weekly Savings. Do you know you can now text your deli orders to the stores? For Sierra Hills Market the number is 209-753-7115. For Angels Food Market the number is (209)-753-7331. Now that is easy!! Senior Days now Tuesdays and Wednesdays! Save 10% When you buy 4 or more bottles of liquor or wine. Remember we already have the best prices on liquor and the biggest local wine selection.
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San Francisco Giants Add 2014 Series title to '10, '12 MadBum, Affeldt Star In Relief As SF First Since '79 To Win Road Game 7

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/29/2014 09:58 PM
Kansas City, MO... The names roll smoothly off the tongue, for they have become legendary. Willie Mays. Willie McCovey. Barry Bonds. Juan Marichal. Christy Mathewson. Carl Hubbell. Mel Ott. Each occupies a hallowed spot in the pantheon of Giants franchise greats. Add another to this distinguished group: Madison Bumgarner. The 25-year-old left-hander joined this distinguished group Wednesday night by completing a World Series performance that just might rank as the finest by a Giant in the club history. He garnished his victories in Games 1 and 5 with five shutout innings of relief to earn the save in Game 7 to help San Francisco outlast the Kansas City Royals, 3-2. The decision sealed the Giants' third World Series triumph in five season.

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Join Chapel in The Pines for Their Annual Trunk or Treat!

Posted by: Kim_Hamilton on 10/29/2014 09:05 PM
Arnold, CA...

Ya Better Hurry and Make Your Reservations Now for The Ever So Popular Teddy Bear Tea!

Posted by: Kim_Hamilton on 10/29/2014 09:00 PM

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  1. VUSD Has Called A Special Meeting for Thursday, October 30th at 6pm
  2. Free Public Class in San Andreas Holiday Favorites
  3. FULL HIGHWAY CLOSURE...State Route 99 at State Route 140 in Merced County
  4. BOE Finds Tuolumne County Assessor's Office Meets State Standards
  5. Writers Workshops, Author Tables, Public Readings from the Book, Open Mic and More!
  6. New Melones Fishing Report for October 28th~by Glory Hole Sports
  7. George Runner Hosting Free Seminar to Help Small Businesses
  8. Calaveras Arts Gallery Store is Open for Business with Locally-Created Art Gifts
  9. Attorney General Kamala D. Harris Releases Data Breach Report; 18.5 Million Californians’ Personal Information Put at Risk
  10. Two Locations for the Hospice Annual Tree of Lights! Come Celebrate the Joy of Remembrance
  11. Caltrans Seeks Public Input on How to Improve Transportation Across Regions of California
  12. The Candidates Go On Tour
  13. Trick-or-Treat? Drink-or-Drive - Buzzed Driving is Drunk Driving... The Calaveras County Avoid DUI Coalition is deploying additional officers Halloween night
  14. Lottery Now Open for Historic Ostrander Ski Hut in Yosemite’s Backcountry...Yosemite Conservancy is Accepting Online Reservation Lottery Forms Until November 19, 2014 for Experienced Skiers to Stay Overnight at Ostrander Ski Hut
  15. Deceased Man Found In Lake Tulloch..UPDATED WITH DECEASED NAME
  16. BurgerZ and Coffee iz for Sale
  17. Re-Elect Don Stump For CCWD Board
  18. Dana Pfeil For Superior Court Judge Department One
  19. Facts or Fiction ~ By Guy Puccio
  20. Beautiful Murphys Custom Estate Home From Premier Properties
  21. Don't Miss Brush N Cork At Chatom Vineyards....Only A Few Tickets Left
  22. Trick-or-Treat? Drink-or-Drive - Buzzed Driving is Drunk Driving! The Calaveras County Avoid DUI Coalition is deploying additional officers Halloween night
  23. VUSD Family Resource Fair Is Today
  24. Traffic Update...Dogs Playing In Traffic In Rancho
  25. Political Letters To The Editor Or Opinion Pieces In The Heart Of Campaign Season ~ By John Hamilton
  26. COUNTING THE DAYS AND HOURS Daylight Saving Time in California ~ By Bob Mulvany
  27. CCWD Sets Aside Funds For Infrastructure Upgrades ~ By Don Stump
  28. Construction Schedule for Hwy 4 Paving Project for Week of October 27th
  29. California Attorney General’s Office Awarded 0,000 to Fight Recidivism
  30. FULL HIGHWAY CLOSURE....State Route 124 From Jackson Street to State Route 104 in Amador County
  31. Lette to the Editor~by Peggy Morley
  32. Please join the Calaveras Humane Society for 'HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS' on November 15th!
  33. 24 Year Old Valley Springs Woman Dies When Falling From Moving Truck
  34. MEETING CANCELLED.....VUSD Has Called a Special Meeting for Tomorrow at 1pm~Agenda Enclosed
  35. Copperopolis Stabbing on October 25th
  36. Human Remains Found at New Melones
  37. Great Floor Covering Specials From Pinnell's Carpet One In Angels Camp & Sonora
  38. The Calaveras County Sheriff's Logs for September 21-26, 2014
  39. Taffic Update...Possible Injury Accient, Pickup vs Tree Near Tuolumne Rd / Lambert Lake Rd
  40. Traffic Update...Black Cow On The Loose Near Copper Cove Dr / Black Creek Dr
  41. Minor Injuries In Saturday's Pool Station Head On Collision
  42. Legend Of The Fall: MadBum's CG Gives SF Game 5 Win ~ By Chris Haft /
  43. Suspect In Killing Of Deputies Had Multiple Identities
  44. Watch a Movie This Week at the Best Theatre in the Mother Lode...Angels Six Theatres!
  45. Angels Trading Post Has Everything To Keep You Moving!!!
  46. 49er Moters Your Complete Hometown Dealership
  47. What People Are Saying About Michael Oliveira
  48. Grant Barrett For Superior Court Judge
  49. President Obama's Weekly Address: Focused on the Fight Against Ebola
  50. Tom Pratt For VUSD Board

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