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10:45 AM Sierra Grief Support Groups
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06:00 PM Hey Neighbors! “Locals Night” at Milliaire Winery
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12:00 PM California Hunter Education Class Starting September 4th In Arnold
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Tuesday, Sep 6
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10:00 AM SNAC Sponsors Plug Ugly Disc Golf Tourney!!
10:00 AM Murphys Historic Walking Tour Every Saturday At 10am
01:00 PM Big Trees North Grove Guided Tours Saturdays At 1pm
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06:00 PM Hawaiian-Themed Dinner Dance To Raise Funds To Maintain Murphys Park
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Lots Of Congestion But All Roads Open Within Willow Fire Area

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/29/2016 09:24 AM
San Andreas, CA...There are no road closures related to the Willow Fire, north east of San Andreas, however there will be lots of activity in the area with the cleanup and containment. Avoid the area and/or use extra caution if you must travel in the area.

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West Point Woman Who Started Willow Fire Arrested On Multiple Charges

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/29/2016 09:15 AM
San Andreas, CA...Hogan was driving her vehicle eastbound on Mountain Ranch Rd. For an unknown reason the right rear tire became flat and the rim was in contact with the roadway while she was driving. The rim was causing a shower of sparks that was igniting the grass shoulder of the roadway. A witness behind Hogan attempted to gain her attention however she would not stop her vehicle. The witness eventually drove around Hogan and used his vehicle to stop Hogan by blocking the roadway. He contacted Hogan who did not appear to know that her vehicle was disabled. Due to the fires, Hogan's vehicle was also catching fire. The witness pulled Hogan from the burning vehicle. After an investigation by CHP, Hogan was arrested for driving while under the influence of a controlled substance and driving with a suspended driver license. A Drug Recognition Expert determined that Hogan was under the influence of a Narcotic Analgesic and Cannabis at the time of the incident.

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President Obama's Weekly Address : Taking Action Against the Zika Virus

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/29/2016 06:56 AM
Washington, DC...Earlier this year, I got a letter from a South Carolina woman named Ashley, who was expecting her third child. She was, in her words, “extremely concerned” about the Zika virus, and what it might mean for other pregnant women like her. I understand that concern. As a father, Ashley’s letter has stuck with me, and it’s why we’ve been so focused on the threat of the Zika virus. So today, I just want to take a few minutes to let you know what we’ve been doing in response, and to talk about what more we can all do.


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Brexit: An Update for Investors ~ From Brian Tewksbury

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/29/2016 06:52 AM
Murphys, CA...As an Independent Financial Advisor with Quest Capital Strategies, Inc., Brian enjoys helping people with their investment needs. Anticipating the effects of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Brian gained certification through Covered California Healthcare Exchange and manages this segment of business through HealthMarkets, Inc.

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Woman Arrested For DUI, Unlawfully Starting Fire Causing Inhabited Residence To Burn & More!

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/28/2016 10:55 PM
San Andreas, CA...Peace Officers with the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) Tuolumne – Calaveras Unit determined that a vehicle driving on Mountain Ranch Road, sparked several fires. These fires have so far ultimately burned approximately 450 acres of vegetation. Renee Hogan was arrested by the California Highway Patrol at the eastern most fire, which also burned her vehicle. Hogan was initially arrested for violation of California Vehicle Code Section 23152(e), driving under the influence of drugs.

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Forward Progress Stopped On Willow Fire At 450 Acres, Now 15% Contained.

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/28/2016 07:53 PM
San Andreas, CA...Willow Fire Incident Information as of August 28, 2016 6:30 pm. The fire was appearantley started by a vehicle and was reported at. 1:07 pm. It is off Willow Creek Rd & Mountain Ranch Rd, east of San Andreas. Acres Burned - Containment: 450 acres - 15% contained Evacuations: A mandatory evacuation order has been issued for the Willow Valley Subdivision. The evacuation warning has been lifted for Old Gulch Road from Calaveritas Road to Rocky Road. Residents only are allowed back into the area.

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Fire Update....Ya Baby!! Releasing Some Tankers From Willow Fire!! Two Will Remain On Load & Hold At Columbia

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/28/2016 05:08 PM
San Andreas, CA....Out of area tankers have been released from the Willow fire and our local tankers 82 & 83 are now on load n hold at Columbia Air Attack Base. They have not called forward progress stopped but it's rate of spread had dropped to a crawl. Great Job Everyone!!!

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Fire Update.....Vegetation & Possible Structure Fire On Cherry Lake Road

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/28/2016 04:40 PM
Groveland, CA...USFS & State Firefighters are responding to a vegetation fire with possible structure threat on Cherry Lake Road. Last traffic just before post said they may have it contained but equipment still inbound..

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Willow Fire Evacuation Center Opened

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/28/2016 04:28 PM
San Andreas, CA...Evacuation Center is being opened at the San Andreas Town Hall at 24 Church Hill Rd San Andreas. Red Cross will be staffing and can accommodate small domestic animals.

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Fire Update....Vegetation Fire Reported Near Mountain Ranch and Calaveritas Roads. Updated 500 Acres, CHP With Vehicle That Started Fire

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/28/2016 01:30 PM
San Andreas, CA....CHP is reporting a vegetation fire near Mountain Rand and Calaveritas Roads. Will update if needed...hopefully not. Let's be careful out there. Updated at 1:27pm. fire has grown to 15-20 with structure threats and Mountain Ranch Road will be closed while they battle the blaze. Update as of 1:52pm...Some residents in the fire area are being asked to evacuate...some reports of structures involved. They will get this one....let's just hope and pray before it does too much more damage. We have seen enough fire to last for awhile.... Update as of 2:01pm...acreage has now been updated to over 50 acres.. There are three fires and prevention is working on cause... Update as of 2:13pm....scanner traffic now has fire at over 100 acres now. Update as of 2:58pm...Acreage estimates have risen to 350 acres with 2% containment.... Update as of 3:41pm....Now about 500 acres....more equipment is coming on scene, they have been waiting for enough dozers to work the fire. CHP is reporting they have the identified the vehicle that was responsible for starting fire.. Update as of 4:54pm...Fire holding at about 500 acres. Evacuation center opened... Update as of 5:10pm....The out of area tankers have been released and our local tankers 82 & 83 are now back at Columbia on a "Load & Hold", Great news on fire as forward progress has slowed. The beginning of the end of the Willow is in sight!! Great work everyone!!!

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Almost Blue Jazz Trio Entertains Today In Copperopolis! Market At The Square Is Every Sunday From 10 - 3!!

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/28/2016 10:14 AM
Copperopolis, CA...Almost Blue Jazz Trio will be here to entertain during our Sunday Market at The Square! Head on our to Market at The Square 10-3pm today! Farm fresh fruits and veggies, Gourmet Cheeses, Hummus, Nuts, Assorted Crafts, and more! Market At The Square runs 10-3pm every Sunday through October! For new vendor info please contact Kim at khamilton@castlecooke.com or 209.785.9700. We would love to have you!

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Traffic Update....Overturned Vehicles On Hwy 108 Near Hwy 120 & Little John & Copper Cove

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/27/2016 05:22 PM
Jamestown & Copperopolis, CA...CHP is reporting overturned vehicles near Hwy 108 & Hwy 120 in Tuolumne County. In Copperopolis CHP is reporting another overturned vehicle near Little John & Copper Cover Drive. Please use caution and expect delays in these areas...

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Don't Miss Chains Required Tonight At Sequoia Woods

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/27/2016 02:52 PM
Arnold, CA...Don't Miss Chains Required Tonight At Sequoia Woods. It's a beautiful Saturday and our club is very active! After golfing and swimming, plan to come enjoy an outdoor buffet dinner on our patio tonight. It's our last event with CHAINS REQUIRED for the season...(doesn't time fly?) The fun begins at 5pm for check-in; the food is on the line from 6 to 7pm; and the music plays from 7 until 10pm. Bring those dancin' shoes!!!

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Journey Revisited Tomorrow Night At The Square!

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/26/2016 11:33 AM
Copperopolis, CA...Are you ready for a FUNTASTIC evening here at The Square?!! Get your dancing shoes out it's going to be a party with one of our favorites, Journey Revisited at 7pm!

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Search Warrant Served In Valley Springs For Butane Honey Oil Lab

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/26/2016 08:08 PM
Valley Springs, CA...On 8-26-16 at about 1100hrs the Calaveras County Sheriff’s Department served a search warrant on the 2000 block of Danaher in Valley Springs as part of an investigation into a concentrated cannabis lab. It was determined during the investigation that the suspect had been using butane to manufacture concentrated cannabis. Several items collected at the scene are connected to concentrated cannabis.

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Mokelumne Fire Now At 199 Acres & 5% Contained

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/26/2016 04:39 PM
Bear Valley, CA..The fire is currently 199 acres with low to moderate fire behavior. The fire will be moderated by helicopter bucket drops to minimize fire spread. The following trails may be impacted by smoke: Jackson Canyon, Frog Lake, Lake Valley (Camp Irene), Underwood Valley Trailhead (TH), Woodchuck TH, and Sandy Meadow TH. This fire is being managed using MIST tactics to minimize fire suppression impact to the wilderness. Firefighters will focus today on keeping the fire south of the Mokelumne River. Helicopter is dipping out of a nearby man made reservoir outside of the wilderness. This fire is being managed to protect, maintain, and enhance resources while being allowed to function in its natural ecological role. No evacuations have been issued. The public is advised to avoid this area due to hazardous conditions.

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94 Year Old Valley Springs Man Sustains Minor Injuries When Youngster Loses Control...

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/26/2016 11:14 AM
San Andreas, CA...Yesterday shortly after noon a 94 year old Valley Springs man sustained minor injuries when a Valley Springs woman who is probably younger than some of his shirts, lost control of her vehicle and went into a spin. He tried to avoid the young whippersnapper but was unsuccessful. Youthful drivers these days & the release is enclosed. Let's be careful out there....

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Fire Update....Spot Fire Near White Pines Lake

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/26/2016 10:30 AM
Arnold, CA...Fire Fighters on ground and air are responding to a reported 40 x 40 spot fire in the White Pines Lake area. Please use caution in the area... Update...tankers have been released Helo 404 will remain on scene just in case a few more buckets of water are needed...

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Odds Of Rate Increases Strengthen & The Fed's Monetary Policy Toolkit ~ Chair Janet L. Yellen

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/26/2016 09:08 AM
Jackson Hole, WY...The Global Financial Crisis and Great Recession posed daunting new challenges for central banks around the world and spurred innovations in the design, implementation, and communication of monetary policy. With the U.S. economy now nearing the Federal Reserve's statutory goals of maximum employment and price stability, this conference provides a timely opportunity to consider how the lessons we learned are likely to influence the conduct of monetary policy in the future.

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Live Like Goose!! White Pines Skate Park Benefit Is August 27th At 11am In Cedar Center!

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/25/2016 01:13 PM
Arnold, CA...Please join us in supporting Goose's White Pines Skatepark! Food, family, fun!! What is the White Pines Skatepark benefit all about? It's begins with a boy: For those of you who knew Gaberiel "Goose" Goszulak, you knew he was a smart, kind, funny, artistic and loving young man. He had a heart of gold and he was one of the most generous people you had ever meet. Those of you who haven't meet him, have missed the opportunity to be blessed by such an amazing human being.

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Fuel Your Summer Fun At Calaveras Lumber With $14.99 Propane Exchange Tanks

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/22/2016 01:38 PM
Angels Camp, CA...It is summer and grilling, camping & all your outdoor activities are in high gear. Calaveras Lumber in Angels Camp now has one of the lowest prices anywhere on propane exchange tanks. Simple, fast, safe & efficient. Stop by their home improvement store in Angels Camp and they will have you fueled up and ready to go in minutes. Of course while you are there yo might be tempted to pick up a few more things as well.

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Local Smiles, Service & Savings From Sonora Ford! 18 Vehicles Under $15k This Week

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/22/2016 06:30 AM
Sonora, CA...We have a strong and committed sales staff with many years of experience satisfying our customers' needs. Feel free to browse our inventory online, request more information about vehicles, set up a test drive or inquire about financing!


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Fire Update....Vehicle Fire In Big Trees Market Parking Lot

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/25/2016 02:18 PM
Arnold, CA...Fire Update....Vehicle Fire In Big Trees Market Parking Lot. No reported threat to vegetation but if you hear trucks moving...EPFD is on the way.

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Stanislaus National Forest to Implement Insect and Disease Infestation Healthy Forest Restoration Project

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/25/2016 02:13 PM
Sonora, CA...Jeanne Higgins, Stanislaus National Forest Supervisor, signed the Decision Memo (DM) for the Wrights Creek Plantations Healthy Forest Restoration (Wrights Creek HFR) project on the Mi-Wok Ranger District, Stanislaus National Forest (STF) on August 9, 2016, and the first timber sale opportunity Thommy Wright Timber Sale:began advertisement on August 24, 2016 The Wrights Creek HFR project is the first project planned by the Stanislaus National Forest under the new Insect and Disease Infestation categorical exclusion authority granted in the Agriculture Act of 2014 (2014 Farm Bill). This project is unique because we are taking a proactive approach at attempting to address the unprecedented tree mortality affecting the forests of the Sierra Nevada Mountains. Insect infestations and outbreaks tend to occur and thrive in stands with little heterogeneity during favorable environmental conditions (i.e. drought). When these conditions occur simultaneously, the probability for insects to encounter a suitable host (i.e. one in which resistance mechanisms (resin) can be overcome) increases greatly. Mortality due to drought and insect and disease has already begun within, and in the vicinity of, the project area.

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California Ranked Least Tax Friendly State

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/25/2016 01:29 PM
Washington, DC...Attention taxpayers (aka just about everyone)! Kiplinger has released its ranking of the best and worst states for taxes. Kiplinger’s fourth annual Tax Map—available at Kiplinger.com/links/taxmap—reveals income taxes, sales taxes, gas taxes, “sin” taxes (for products such as alcohol and tobacco) and other tax rules and exemptions across all 50 states and Washington, D.C.

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Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Logs Through August 23rd

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/25/2016 08:48 AM
Sonora, CA....The Tuolumne County Sheriff's Logs through August 23rd are enclosed

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Calaveras County Sheriff's Logs Through August 23rd

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/25/2016 06:50 AM
San Andreas, CA...The latest activity logs for the Calaveras County Sheriff's Deputies are enclosed...


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Friends of the Calaveras Sheriff's Office Or FOCSO Update & Get Ready For Their Annual Dinner

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/12/2016 09:39 AM
San Andreas, CA...It's that time to renew your membership or become a new member of Friends of the Calaveras Sheriffs Office. FOCSO is dedicated to partnering with the Calaveras County Sheriffs Office by raising funds for programs and equipment not covered, or fully covered, in the county budget. The nonprofit most recently supported projects for equipment/programs for the SO’s Crime Scene Technician, Detective Division, Sheriffs Volunteers, Youth Explorer Program, Patrol Deputies, Correction Officers, Defensive Tactics Training, Canine Program, First Aid essentials and many other projects.

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Arnold CHS Thrift Store's Super Sales Thursday!! It's Big, Ginormous, Buy One Get One Free Sweater Sale!!!

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/24/2016 08:38 PM
Arnold, CA...Super Sales Thursday Starts August 25th, 2016!! The Arnold Calaveras Humane Society Thrift Stores Big, Ginormous, Buy One Get One Free Sweater Sale!!! Don't Miss it as All Sweaters ARE ON SALE – BUY ONE GET ONE FREE!!! (EQUAL OR LESSER VALUE) Stay posted on our Face Book Page! https://www.facebook.com/CHSThriftStores. Calaveras Humane Society Thrift Store! Super Sales Thursday Starts August 4th, 2016

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California Hunter Education Class Starting September 4th In Arnold

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/24/2016 08:15 PM
Arnold, CA... If your student is interested in a Hunter Education class, Mark Oswald and Al Courtwright will be offering a course on September 4th, 11th, and 18th at Ebbetts Pass Fire Station #1, 1027 Blagen Road, Arnold from Noon—5pm each day. All three days must be attended to pass the class. The cost is $10, Bring paper and pencil and snacks if you would like. Call Mark at 768-3136 for more information. To register go to http:// www.wildlife.ca.gov,/huntereducation.

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Angels Food & Sierra Hills Markets Weekly Ad August 24 - 30

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/24/2016 07:43 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. "We are dedicated to providing the best to our customers. " - Mike Croshaw Find the Best Selection of Organic Produce at Sierra Hills Natural Food Store

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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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Big Trees Market Weekly Specials Through August 30th

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/24/2016 07:08 PM
Arnold, CA...Big Trees Market Weekly Specials & Grocery Ad Through August 30th

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Town Hall Focusing On Current Fire Season & Fall Marijuana Harvest.

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/24/2016 05:13 PM
Copperopolis, CA...“Vision for our future - Respect for our past” Town Hall. An Invitation From District 4 Supervisor Elect. This Town Hall's focus is on the current Fire Season and the fall Marijuana harvest. Bring your thoughts and concerns and lets begin the process of open and transparent governing in our County! Here’s your opportunity to meet newly elected District 4 Supervisor * Dennis Mills * and a gathering of critical County Officials.

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The Bob Eisenman Jazz Trio To Headline Milliaire Local's Night Tonight!!

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/24/2016 09:23 AM
Murphys, CA...Join us tonight from 5-8pm for another awesome Milliaire Locals' Night! Live music by Bob Eisenman Jazz Trio, half priced bottles of wine and sandwiches by Murphys Pourhouse! You don't have to be a local to come, but you'll feel like one before you leave!

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Meet the Girls … American Heritage Girls! Registration Party Is August 24th

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/23/2016 11:23 AM
Arnold, CA...Meet the Girls … American Heritage Girls! 2016 Registration Party AUGUST 24, 2015 4:00-6:00PM
Big Trees Community Bible Church, 1216 Blagen Rd. White Pines. Join us to learn about AHG Bring your family and enjoy fun, food and fellowship. Arnold families have discovered a new extra-curricular organization for their daughters called American Heritage Girls (AHG). AHG is a faith-based character development program for girls’ ages 5 – 18 dedicated to the mission of building women of integrity through service to God, family, community and country.

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Calaveras Grape Stomp Celebrates 23rd Anniversary October 1, 2016! Registration Now Open!

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/23/2016 10:29 PM
Murphys, CA...Interested in being part of the Calaveras Grape Stomp history? Call now 209/754-0127 or visit www.CalaverasGrapeStomp.com to reserve your team and celebrate one of the most anticipated events in the region, drawing large, loud crowds and scores of stomp teams, many festooned in original costume. If coming in costume, you must register in costume but you need not stomp in costume. Costumes are judged on originality, workmanship, etc. Registration entry fee is $70 per team of two, and new this year, includes a Grape Stomp Bag of Swag.

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Inmate Death at California Medical Facility Being Investigated as a Possible Homicide

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/23/2016 09:32 PM
Vacaville, CA...Officials at California Medical Facility (CMF) in Vacaville are investigating the death of an inmate as a possible homicide. On Monday, August 22, 2016, at approximately 10:35 p.m., a 66-year-old CMF inmate was found unresponsive in a dormitory lying face down in a pool of blood. Life-saving measures were initiated and he was transported to the CMF Medical Clinic, where he was pronounced dead at 11:14 p.m.

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Traffic Update...Motorcycle Down On Hwy 4 Just West Of Big Trees Park

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/23/2016 12:39 PM
Arnold, cA...CHP is reporting motorcycle down on Hwy 4 just west of Big Trees State Park. Please use caution in the area.

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Cal.net Delivers The World To Your Mountain Top Or Neighborhood!! Call 209-728-1691 & Get Started Today!!

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/23/2016 11:59 AM
Angels Camp, CA...Hstar began operations about fourteen years ago, providing not only rural broadband Internet services to the surrounding communities, but also offering a variety of technology consulting and other computer and communications related services. Since that time, Hstar has grown in reputation by not only providing exemplary services, but also by being heavily involved in the community with local staff who volunteer with various community organizations such as Calaveras County Search and Rescue, Calaveras Youth Mentoring program, Public Access TV, and many others. Cal.net together with the Hstar team, we will be upgrading the network over the next year to enable greater speeds, enhanced reliability, and exciting new services such as superior-quality VoIP telephony.”


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The Calaveras County Board Is Back In Action...Watch The Live Webcast

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/23/2016 09:12 AM
San Andreas, CA...The Calaveras County Board of Supervisors is back in action. Some of the agenda items are: Public Works recommends that the Board adopt the attached Proclamation recognizing and honoring Jim Turley, Administrative Service Officer II, for 13 years of distinguished public service in the Public Works Department. Receive a Report from the Board Chair, Department Heads, CalOES and FEMA Update on Butte Fire Recovery. Ratify the approval of a lease of the Huberty Building located at 7 Main St. San Andreas, CA to the Calaveras County Chamber of Commerce for a term of two (2) years beginning May 1, 2016 and ending April 30, 2018 for the Calaveras Business Resource Center with an annual rent of $1.00 per year for the term of the lease and the Public Benefit Finding.These and much, much more are on the full agenda which is enclosed...

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Sequoia Woods Is Now Hiring! Apply Today!

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/22/2016 08:00 PM
Arnold, CA...Sequoia Woods Country Club is Now Hiring! We are looking for regular, part-time staff to help us in our food and beverage outlets. There are openings for food servers, host persons, bus persons, bar and deli workers. We’d like to meet you if you’ve got some experience, are positive and upbeat. If you would enjoy working in a fun atmosphere, serving some of the best food and drink in the county and want to earn extra in-come, this may be just the place for you! Weekends, evenings and holidays required. Call or come pick up an application. Phone: 209-795-1000 ext. 8 Nancy or ext. 3 Bob. Physical address: 1000 Cypress Point Drive, Arnold (Blue Lake Springs subdivision) Email: info@ sequoiawoods.com put “SWCC Jobs” in subject line.

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Mokelumne Wilderness Wildfire Being Managed for Resource Benefits

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/22/2016 07:48 PM
Bear Valley, CA...Firefighters from the Stanislaus National Forest are managing the Mokelumne Fire for multiple objectives including allowing fire to function in its natural role while also suppressing the fire where safe to do so. The Mokelumne Fire was caused by a lighting strike and started on August 19, 2016, in a remote area of the Mokelumne Wilderness on the Stanislaus National Forest. This slow-moving 147-acre fire is burning brush and trees in steep, rugged country with granite cliffs and outcroppings. This makes firefighting on the ground difficult and a concern for the safety of the firefighters. There are 34 personnel including one 10-person crew and a helicopter with the capacity to drop water currently assigned to this incident. Firefighters are using control strategies to manage the impacts and promote the ecological benefits.

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Dogwood In Arnold Is Hiring

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/22/2016 12:31 PM
Arnold, CA...Dogwood Seasonal Cuisine In Cedar Center is Now Hiring!! The new dinner house in Arnold has had a great first summer and is looking to continue building a great team. Email resumes to Dogwood.Rest@gmail.com

A Few Warm Sprinkles To Start Off The Week. Summer Returns Tomorrow

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/22/2016 12:06 PM
Arnold, CA...Today along the western slope of the northern Sierra Nevada Mother Nature brought a few showers to many areas along with a bit of cloud cover. Not to worry summer returns tomorrow. Today Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain showers and isolated thunderstorms in the morning...then isolated showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs 67 to 82 higher elevations...80 to 88 lower elevations. Prevailing east winds up to 10 mph shifting to the southwest in the afternoon. Tonight Mostly clear. At higher elevations...a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening. Lows 47 to 62 higher elevations...60 to 70 lower elevations. Prevailing southwest winds up to 10 mph shifting to the east after midnight.

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New Melones Lake Marina Says "A Day At The Lake Restores The Soul"

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/11/2016 10:21 PM
Angels Camp, CA...The staff at New Melones Lake Marina welcomes everyone to come and celebrate the weekend with us! This weekend is a perfect time to relax, reflect, and spend time with friends and family. We have recently added several boats to our fleet to accommodate for busy weekends

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SNAC Sponsors Plug Ugly Disc Golf Tourney!!

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/11/2016 09:05 PM
San Andreas, CA...Don't miss the SNAC Sponsored Grand Opening Tournament for Calaveras County's newest Disc Golf Course, Saturday, September 10th in San Andreas! Come check out this new course and the 18 tone poles painted by local artists and fellow disc golfers. It's a great deal, so Pre-Register now! Space is limited to 72 players.
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Is The Time Finally Right To Build Your Dream Home? Cedar Ridge Has Your Lots Ready! Video Interview With Jon Ellis (Updated Plot Map...Get Your Lot Before They Are Gone!)

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/20/2016 10:08 AM
Arnold, CA...Since 1990 Jon Ellis has had a dream of a great, upscale, custom home community on the beautiful 180 acre Cedar Ridge property. He and his wife Anne have kept pursuing this dream against what have at times been significant odds. Their patience, perseverance and faith have paid off. The property is a former Boy Scout Camp that at times played host to 10,000 young Scouts at a time. That has given way to wide, mostly level streets, underground utilities including electric, water, sewer & more. If you are looking for a mountain lot that is ready for your home these are ready and construction could begin within weeks....


Additional Photos And Map Enclosed. Video Interview Is Below



Jon Ellis Cedar Ridge Interview In HD
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Turner’s Wild West, The Best Smelling Store In The Mother Lode! ~Video Overview By Jim Turner

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/21/2015 12:41 PM
Angels Camp, CA...Below is a video overview of the great Turner's Wild West store in historic downtown Angels Camp. They also have everything you need to get your work boots ready for summer with oil, new laces and more. Of course if you need new work boots they carry the best brands and have expert advice.

Traffic Update....Motorcycle Down On Hwy 108 & Leland Meadow Rd

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/21/2016 04:08 PM
Strawberry, CA...CHP is reporting a motorcycle down and a male laying in the roadway near Hwy 108 & Leland Meadow Road. Some reports have the male as unresponsive. Let's pray that his status changes. Please use caution and expect delays in the area...

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Traffic Update....Minor Injury Collision on Hwy 108 & Head On Collision on Hwy 120

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/21/2016 02:50 PM
Groveland, CA...CHP is reporting a head on collision on Hwy 120 about 20 miles from YNP Entrance. Emergency crews are also working a minor injury Toyota off the roadway incident on Hwy 108 near Yosemite Junction

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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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