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Thursday, Dec 8
09:30 AM Life Drawing Art Class With George Allen Durkee ~ Copperopolis
11:00 AM Health & Wellness Luncheon
11:00 AM Twain Talks Tales of Mark Twain's Early Life and the Gold Rush
11:00 AM Twain Talks Tales of Mark Twain's Early Life and the Gold Rush
01:00 PM The CFLC Presents, "A Rockin’ Royal Christmas."
01:00 PM 'Kash-In' Concerts Every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday ~ Columbia
07:00 PM Leg Lamp & BB Gun: The Stars Of Sierra Rep’s A Christmas Story
07:00 PM Trivia Night Weekly on Thursdays ~ Murphys
09:00 PM Karaoke at Murphys Hotel
Friday, Dec 9
02:00 PM Mark Twain Returns To Mother Lode For Only Four Performances
05:00 PM Zucca After Hours
05:30 PM Friday Jazz At Alchemy
05:30 PM Friday Music at Alchemy
07:00 PM Leg Lamp & BB Gun: The Stars Of Sierra Rep’s A Christmas Story
Saturday, Dec 10
10:00 AM Living History Day
10:00 AM 2nd Annual Odd Fellows Christmas Craft Fair
10:00 AM The 2nd Annual Odd Fellows Christmas Craft Fair
10:00 AM La Grange Odd Fellows Breakfast Sunday December 11
10:00 AM 2nd Annual Odd Fellows Christmas Craft Fair Saturday, December 10
10:00 AM Murphys Historic Walking Tour Every Saturday At 10am
01:00 PM Big Trees North Grove Guided Tours Saturdays At 1pm
04:00 PM Mountain Melody Women's Chorus Christmas Concert
05:00 PM Zucca After Hours
07:00 PM 13th Annual Wintersports History Night
07:00 PM Leg Lamp & BB Gun: The Stars Of Sierra Rep’s A Christmas Story
09:00 PM Live Music at The Whitewater Grill Live music every other Saturday
Sunday, Dec 11
12:00 PM Candy Cane Making Watch candy canes being made or participate in making candy canes. Limited space.
02:00 PM Mother Lode Youth Symphony Winter Concert
02:30 PM Mountain Melody Women's Chorus Christmas Concert
Monday, Dec 12
10:45 AM Sierra Grief Support Groups
06:30 PM Overeaters Anonymous Arnold
Tuesday, Dec 13
10:00 AM Calaveras Genealogy Society's Winter Social
Wednesday, Dec 14
01:00 PM 'Kash-In' Concerts Every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday ~ Columbia
05:00 PM Move Ability Yoga Yoga with James Aarons
06:00 PM Live Music Wednesdays at Rob's Place
07:00 PM Leg Lamp & BB Gun: The Stars Of Sierra Rep’s A Christmas Story
Thursday, Dec 15
11:00 AM Twain Talks Tales of Mark Twain's Early Life and the Gold Rush
01:00 PM 'Kash-In' Concerts Every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday ~ Columbia
06:00 PM Studio 4 Dance Theater Presents "The Nutcracker 2016"
Friday, Dec 16
05:00 PM Zucca After Hours
05:30 PM Friday Jazz At Alchemy
05:30 PM Friday Music at Alchemy
07:00 PM Leg Lamp & BB Gun: The Stars Of Sierra Rep’s A Christmas Story
Saturday, Dec 17
12:00 AM Sourdough's 3rd Annual Wild & Woolly Revue
10:00 AM Murphys Historic Walking Tour Every Saturday At 10am
12:00 PM Candy Cane Making Watch candy canes being made or participate in making candy canes. Limited space.
01:00 PM Big Trees North Grove Guided Tours Saturdays At 1pm
05:00 PM Zucca After Hours
06:00 PM 7th Annual Christmas Caroling At Moaning Cavern
06:00 PM 7th Annual Christmas Caroling At Moaning Cavern
07:00 PM Leg Lamp & BB Gun: The Stars Of Sierra Rep’s A Christmas Story
Sunday, Dec 18
All Day Sourdough's 3rd Annual Wild & Woolly Revue
07:00 PM Leg Lamp & BB Gun: The Stars Of Sierra Rep’s A Christmas Story
Monday, Dec 19
All Day Sourdough's 3rd Annual Wild & Woolly Revue
10:45 AM Sierra Grief Support Groups
Tuesday, Dec 20
All Day Sourdough's 3rd Annual Wild & Woolly Revue
01:00 PM 'Kash-In' Concerts Every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday ~ Columbia
02:00 PM Santa Is Coming To Town
05:30 PM Winemakers Night and Live Music Alchemy Market and Cafe ~ Murphys
Wednesday, Dec 21
All Day Sourdough's 3rd Annual Wild & Woolly Revue

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Glory Hole Point Boat Launch Open!

Posted by: News_Desk on 12/07/2016 05:18 PM
Angels Camp, CA...The concrete ramp on Glory Hole Point is OPEN and has a dock in place. The water level continues to rise each day. This is great news and will make for easy launching throughout the winter and next year.

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Sheriffs Uncover Burglary While Investigating Domestic Dispute

Posted by: News_Desk on 12/07/2016 05:01 PM
Groveland, CA...On Sunday afternoon just before 1 PM, Deputies responded to a residence on Elder Lane in Groveland for a report of an assault. A woman reported that her boyfriend, 29 year old Brice Johnson attacked her with a guitar and a bat. She stabbed him in self-defense and was worried that he may need medical attention. When Deputy Worthington arrived at the home, he noticed several windows and a glass patio table were broken. He knocked on the door several times and announced his presence. A man exited the home and identified himself as Brice Johnson. He had scratches on his face and blood running down the right side of his head, behind his ear. An ambulance was on the way to treat him but he advised the deputy he did not need an ambulance. The deputy notified Johnson that he had a warrant for his arrest in which he said he was aware. When Deputy Worthington asked Johnson if he lived at the residence and if it was his home, Johnson told him the home was given to him in a deed.


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It's National Ugly Christmas Sweater Day At Moaning Cavern Adventure Park

Posted by: News_Desk on 12/07/2016 03:49 PM
Vallecito, CA...Moaning Cavern Adventure Park is celebrating National Ugly Christmas Sweater Day for a whole week! This day comes but once a year, but we are celebrating the entire week by giving a 25% discount on zip line rides if you wear your Ugly Christmas Sweater to zip from
December 11th to December 17th, 2016.

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Copperopolis Hosting 31st Annual ‘First Taste of the Year’ Wine Festival

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/07/2016 01:46 PM
Copperopolis, CA...Copperopolis Town Square will host the 31st Annual “First Taste of the Year” wine festival on Saturday, Jan. 14 from noon to 5 p.m. More than 35 wineries from across the Sierra Foothills will participate, representing the best of Calaveras, Amador and Tuolumne counties. Live jazz from the Gypsy Trio and Bob Eisenman Band will complement artisan foods and appetizers, including gourmet wood fired pizza, burgers, cheeses, French bread and treats. A wide selection of custom crafts, artwork, clothes, gifts, wines, foods and souvenirs will also be available from local merchants. Activities and games for kids are also part of the planned festivities, including a visit from Captain Encouragement who will lead Super Hero training sessions.

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President-Elect Donald J. Trump Intends To Nominate General James Mattis As Secretary Of The United States Department Of Defense

Posted by: News_Desk on 12/07/2016 12:39 PM
New York, NY... President-elect Donald J. Trump today announced his intent to nominate General James Mattis, retired U.S. Marine Corps four-star general, to serve as Secretary of the United States Department of Defense. Among the most decorated and legendary leaders in our country, Gen. Mattis has spent his life defending America in numerous theaters of war.

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Tuolumne County Sheriff Accidentally Picks Up Hitchhiker

Posted by: News_Desk on 12/07/2016 11:30 AM
Tuolumne City, CA...Early this morning around 1 AM, Deputy Hammell spotted a suspicious vehicle in the Tuolumne Market parking lot in Tuolumne. Deputy Hammell left his driver door open and walked up to the vehicle so he could speak with the occupants. Dep. Hammell returned to his patrol car after completing his investigation and found a new passenger named Ruger, sitting in his passenger seat. Ruger had made himself comfortable while Dispatch located his owner’s address from the information listed on his collar. He fell fast asleep in the warm patrol car as his owners were located. Deputy Hammell gave him a ride home and Ruger’s owners were very pleased to see him as they had been looking for him all evening.

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Calaveras County Sheriff's Logs For December 6th

Posted by: News_Desk on 12/07/2016 11:04 AM
San Andreas, CA...The latest activity logs for the Calaveras County Sheriff's Deputies are attached:

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Tuolumne County Sheriff's Logs For December 5th

Posted by: News_Desk on 12/07/2016 10:47 AM
Sonora, CA... Tuolumne County Sheriff's logs for December 5th are enclosed:

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Elk Grove Man Honored For Helping Butte Fire Families

Posted by: News_Desk on 12/07/2016 10:34 AM
San Andreas, CA...When the Butte Fire ended, hundreds of people were left homeless. CCAR Charities Inc. began to receive offers of travel trailers that the owners were willing to donate, but frequently they were located several hundred miles from here and the need was for someone who could tow them to Mountain Ranch, especially since many of the trailers were fifth wheels, which require a pickup with the right hitch in the bed.

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December 7th, 1941 "A Day Which Will Live In Infamy" FDR's Speech On Pearl Harbor Attack

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/07/2016 08:59 AM
Washington, DC...75 Years Ago today the Japanese Fleet conducted a surprise attack on our naval base in Pearl Harbor. In the attack which drew us into World War II, 2,403 Americans were killed and 1,178 others were wounded. Following is the full text of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt's speech as delivered on December 8th. "Yesterday, December 7, 1941 - a date which will live in infamy - the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan. The United States was at peace with that nation and, at the solicitation of Japan, was still in conversation with its Government and its Emperor looking toward the maintenance of peace in the Pacific. Indeed, one hour after Japanese air squadrons had commenced bombing in Oahu, the Japanese Ambassador to the United States and his colleague delivered to the Secretary of State a formal reply to a recent American message. While this reply stated that it seemed useless to continue the existing diplomatic negotiations, it contained no threat or hint of war or armed attack.

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The Sierra Nevada Adventure Company Is Your Local, Holiday Shopping Destination!

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/05/2016 09:18 AM
Arnold, Murphys & Sonora, CA...Ever since we opened our first store in Downtown Sonora, our goal has been the same. To provide our customers with high quality, innovative outdoor products, priced so you can spend more time using your gear than paying for it. At SNAC, you’ll find affordable clothing and gear to outfit yourself for every outdoor adventure! Recreational kayaking, stand-up paddling (SUP) canoeing, backpacking, camping, climbing … in the winter, layer up for snowshoeing, skiing, snowboarding, and more.

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Local Smiles, Service & Black Friday Savings From Sonora Ford!

Posted by: thepinetree on 11/25/2016 10:27 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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Traffic Update...Two Non-Injury Incidents In Tuolumne County & Cow Out In Calaveras

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/06/2016 07:50 PM
Sonora, CA...CHP is reporting a non-injury collision near Hatler Dr. & Tuolumne Road & another collision near SR-132 & Bonds Flat. Back over in Calaveas there is a cow out near Milton & Hunt Road. Lets be careful out there...

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Governor Brown Hosts 85th Annual Capitol Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

Posted by: News_Desk on 12/06/2016 05:52 PM
Sacramento, CA...Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. and First Lady Anne Gust Brown hosted the 85th Annual Capitol Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony this evening on the West Steps of the State Capitol.

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Justice Department Clears Alaska Air Group's Acquisition Of Virgin America

Posted by: News_Desk on 12/06/2016 05:05 PM
Seattle, WA...The Antitrust Division of the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) today completed its review and approved Alaska Air Group's (NYSE: ALK) acquisition of Virgin America (NASDAQ: VA). Alaska Air Group is the parent company of Alaska Airlines, Inc. and Horizon Air Industries, Inc.

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Beautiful Bengal Named Simba Looking For A Home

Posted by: News_Desk on 12/06/2016 02:30 PM
San Andreas, CA...Anyone searching for a wonderful Bengal companion? This talkative, inquisitive breed can make a great addition to the right home.

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Calaveras County Sheriff's Logs For December 5th

Posted by: News_Desk on 12/06/2016 12:54 PM
San Andreas, CA...The latest activity logs for the Calaveras County Sheriff's Deputies are attached:

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Charming Historic 4 Bedroom, 2 Bath, Home Near Downtown Angels Camp...Only $249,000

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/06/2016 12:38 PM
Angels Camp, CA...Charming 4/2 near Historic Downtown Angels Camp. Recent improvements: exterior/interior paint; carpet/flooring in most rooms. Older improvements: perimeter foundation (80's); approx. 800 sq. ft addition and throughout house (abs sewage; copper water lines; updated electrical wiring and gas lines); central heat/air all in (90's). Most rooms 10 ft. ceilings; sun room; formal dining; sep. family/living room; brick patio. Next to quiet lot. Extra 400 sq. ft. could be converted; 4th bed. no closet.

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Help Bring A Shelter Animal Home For The Paw-lidays

Posted by: News_Desk on 12/06/2016 11:50 AM
San Andreas, CA...$15 dog and cat adoptions sponsored by the Friends of Calaveras Animal Services (FOCAS) during the month of December. Includes spay or neuter and microchip. Adopters to pay additional dog license fee.

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MTUESD Board Of Education Regular Meeting & The Appointment & Approval Of Board Officers

Posted by: News_Desk on 12/06/2016 11:45 AM
Angels Camp, CA...The Mark Twain Union Elementary School District is holding a regular meeting Board Of Education meeting on Thursday, December 8th at 5:30 p.m. On the agenda is the appointment and approval of board officers, committees and meeting dates.

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Don't Miss The 13th Annual Wintersports History Night

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/06/2016 11:16 AM
Bear Valley, CA...The Ebbetts Pass Historical Association will celebrate the 50th Anniversary of our beautiful ski area by hosting the 13th Annual Wintersports History Night on Saturday, December 10, 7pm at the Bear Valley Lodge.

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What’s Happening In Murphys This Week – December 5 Through 15, 2016

Posted by: News_Desk on 12/06/2016 11:12 AM
Murphys, CA...Planning to spend a Saturday shopping in Murphys, try out the new Saturday Hopper bus service running between Valley Springs and Murphys. Thank you to all the volunteers and participants who helped with this year’s Open House and Parade…we couldn’t do it without you. A special thanks to Jenny Baxter who has organized our parade for the last few years and grown it into the big hometown spectacle that it has become. Saturdays in Murphys - Walking Tours of Historic Downtown Murphys are available at no charge (donations gratefully accepted) on Saturday mornings at 10am leaving from the Old Timers Museum. Please contact Jo Sanders at 209-728-3072 to confirm dates and times or make arrangements for large groups.

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Winter Is Here. Come Up & Enjoy It At Bear Valley Cross Country & Adventure Company

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/06/2016 10:36 AM
Bear Valley, CA...Paul Says..."Snow is in the forecast for later this week! 16 trails are open and groomed for cross country skiing and snowshoeing. The tubing facility is open from 9am to 4pm. The Meadow Cafe is open weekends only until 12/16. The store is really nicely stocked up for all of your winter needs. Hope to see you soon!" During Winterfest Bear Valley Cross Country held their annual and sold out "Wine Tasting In The Meadow" Featuring Michael David Winery and Dave Phillips and Steve Schwabauer. Bear Valley Cross Country..Nature, Family & Fitness!!

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Sourdough's 3rd Annual Wild & Woolly Revue

Posted by: News_Desk on 12/06/2016 10:15 AM
Murphys, CA...Hold on to your seats and get ready for a rollicking evening of outrageous humor and song. Sourdough's Wild and Woolly Revue concert series Three dates, all Saturday nights!

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Thoughts On A Happy Christmas From Charles Dickens

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/06/2016 10:12 AM
"Happy, Happy Christmas, that can win us back to the delusions of our childhood days, recall to the old man the pleasures of his youth, and transport the traveler back to his own fireside and quiet home!" Charles Dickens

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Delays On SR 26 County Line To SR 88

Posted by: News_Desk on 12/06/2016 10:02 AM
Amador County, CA... The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will perform one-way traffic control on eastbound and westbound State Route 26 (SR-26) from the Calaveras/Amador County line to SR-88 for tree work.

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Traffic Control On SR 4 From Batten Road To Meko Drive

Posted by: News_Desk on 12/06/2016 09:57 AM
Calaveras County, CA...The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will perform one-way traffic control on eastbound and westbound State Route 4 from Batten Road in Vallecito to Meko Drive in Camp Connell for tree work.

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Delays On SR 49 From Clinton Road To South Avenue In Jackson

Posted by: News_Desk on 12/06/2016 09:51 AM
Amador County, CA...The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will close the right and left turn lanes and right and left shoulders on northbound and southbound State Route 49 (SR-49) from Clinton Road to South Avenue in Jackson for utility work.

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Traffic Control On SR 88 From Court Street To Amador & Alpine County Line

Posted by: News_Desk on 12/06/2016 09:42 AM
Amador County, CA...The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will perform various road construction activities on State Route 88 (SR-88). Work will occur as follows:

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The President On Deadly Oakland Fire

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/05/2016 11:58 PM
Washington, DC...Today our prayers go out to the people of Oakland, California in the aftermath of this weekend's deadly warehouse fire – one of the worst fires in the state's history. While we still don't know the full toll of this disaster, we do know that an American community has been devastated, and many people – including young men and women with their whole futures ahead of them – have tragically lost their lives. I want to thank the dedicated first responders who have been working tirelessly for days to contain the situation, recover victims, and treat the wounded.

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Traffic Control On SR 120 From Old Priest Grade To Yosemite National Park

Posted by: News_Desk on 12/05/2016 06:09 PM
Tuolumne County, CA...The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will perform one-way traffic control on eastbound and westbound State Route 120 from Old Priest Grade to the Yosemite National Park boundary for tree work.

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Traffic Control On SR 108 From Lyons Dam Road To Strawberry East

Posted by: News_Desk on 12/05/2016 05:55 PM
Tuolumne County, CA... The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will perform one-way traffic control on eastbound and westbound State Route 108 from Lyons Dam Road to Strawberry East for tree work.

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Highway Closure On SR 120 At James E. Roberts Bridge

Posted by: News_Desk on 12/05/2016 05:50 PM
Tuolumne County, CA... The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will close eastbound and westbound State Route 120 at the James E. Roberts Bridge in Tuolumne County for bridge work.

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Mother Lode Youth Symphony Winter Concert

Posted by: News_Desk on 12/05/2016 05:40 PM
San Andreas, CA... Mother Lode Youth Symphony is pleased to announce their winter concert on December 11th at 2pm at the beautiful Calaveras High School Performing Arts Center. This years group of talented young musicians will play from family favorites and classical pieces. Admission is free although donations are accepted,and there will be refreshments and a raffle during intermission.

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Don't Miss A Season Of Savings At Greenhorn Creek!

Posted by: News_Desk on 12/05/2016 05:28 PM
Angels Camp, CA... December deals are in full swing at Greenhorn Creek. Stop by all month long for great golf deals, super Pro Shop savings, and gifts for all the golfers on your list. It is our way of saying thank you for an amazing 2016.

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Tuolumne County Sheriff's Logs Through December 4th

Posted by: News_Desk on 12/05/2016 04:51 PM
Sonora, CA... Tuolumne County Sheriff's logs through December 4th are enclosed:

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Calaveras County Sheriff's Logs Through December 4th

Posted by: News_Desk on 12/05/2016 03:12 PM
San Andreas, CA...The latest activity logs for the Calaveras County Sheriff's Deputies are attached:

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Great Gift Ideas At The Clothes Mine!

Posted by: News_Desk on 12/05/2016 03:05 PM
Angels Camp, CA...Let us help you start checking those names of your list! We have cozy scarves, gloves and hand warmers. We are open everyday, and gift wrapping is complimentary! We are located at 220 South Main Street next to the Angels Camp Medical Clinic. Stop by or give us a call at 209.890.7532. We look forward to seeing you!

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Senator Gaines Introduces Bill To Help California Veterans In Bonus Repayment Fiasco

Posted by: News_Desk on 12/05/2016 02:57 PM
Sacramento, CA...Senator Ted Gaines (R-El Dorado) today introduced legislation that will help California National Guard veterans caught in the bonus repayment fiasco get financial justice from the federal government.

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Car Thief Foiled By Seattle Police After Laying Down On The Job

Posted by: News_Desk on 12/05/2016 01:53 PM
Seattle, WA...A car thief awoke from a sound slumber Sunday morning to find he had been remotely locked inside a stolen BMW, just as Seattle police officers were bearing down on him.

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Manzanita Arts Emporium Winter Classes Sparkle With Inspiration

Posted by: News_Desk on 12/05/2016 01:31 PM
Angels Camp, CA...Celebrating its first year as Angels Camp’s creative community center, Manzanita Arts Emporium offers new classes that appeal to the diversity of literary and visual arts interests in our region. MAE’s commitment to its ongoing support for the region’s arts development has resulted in a winter calendar of events and classes.

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Lost Female Chocolate Lab Around Mountain Ranch

Posted by: News_Desk on 12/05/2016 01:09 PM
Mountain Ranch, CA...Please help bring Indica home. She's very loving, probably scared. She was wearing a red dog sweater, no collar or harness.

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Sierra Nevada Conservancy Board To Meet In Auburn December 7-8

Posted by: News_Desk on 12/05/2016 12:54 PM
Auburn, CA...The Sierra Nevada Conservancy (SNC) Governing Board will hold its quarterly meeting in Auburn in Placer County. On December 7, SNC will host a field tour to explore issues and activities related to forest and watershed health in the Central Subregion. The tour will stop along the rim of the American River Canyon near Auburn to view SNC-funded forest thinning projects designed to reduce fire threat to the community, and protect water supply and recreational resources.

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Mark Twain Medical Center Wishes You A Healthy & Happy Holidays & New Year!

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/05/2016 12:40 PM
San Andreas, CA...Mark Twain Medical Center Wishes You A Healthy & Happy Holidays & New Year!

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Homer Brower Dec. 12, 1924 – Nov. 24, 2016

Posted by: News_Desk on 12/05/2016 12:04 PM
Angels Camp, CA...Age 91, passed away peacefully at his son's home in Angels Camp, Nov. 24, 2016. Born in Modesto he was the son of Melvin H. & Jennie J. Brouwer. He remained in Modesto until moving to Angels Camp in 2011. He was preceded in death by his parents and brother Creighton W. Brower.

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The Pas De Deux: This Year’s The Nutcracker Features Three!

Posted by: News_Desk on 12/05/2016 11:10 AM
Angels Camp, CA...The most beautiful and anticipated dance in The Nutcracker is the Grand Pas de Deux, featuring the Sugar Plum Fairy and her Cavalier in Act ll. This year’s Nutcracker, preformed by Studio 4 Dance Theater, will feature three Pas de Deux, or partner dances. “The audience should be looking for the return of the Snow Queen and King dancing a stunning Pas de Deux, featuring Molly Johnson and Damian Homer-Goltz; a beautiful Arabian Pas de Deux danced by Leah Cottrell and Damian Homer-Goltz; and of course the Grand Pas de Deux, which is breathtaking this year, with Ethan Moes returning as the Cavalier and Brianna Gilbert, her last role with Studio 4 Dance Theater, as the Sugar Plum Fairy,” said Tammie Lee, artistic director.

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Notice Of Public Hearing On County Initiated Zoning Amendment

Posted by: News_Desk on 12/05/2016 10:36 AM
San Andreas, CA...PLANNING COMMISSION NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Lead Agency: Calaveras County Planning Department, 891 Mountain Ranch Rd., San Andreas, CA 95249. 2016-1098 COUNTY INITIATED ZONING AMENDMENT: The County proposes to approve to rezone APN 042-015-029 from R3-PD (Multi-Family Residential- Planned Development) to C2 (General Commercial). The subject property is located at 10 Main Street in San Andreas. APN: 042-015-029 is located in San Andreas Townsite, Portion of Block 16.

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Spence Ranch Feed & Supply’s Christmas Open House

Posted by: News_Desk on 12/05/2016 10:29 AM
Angels Camp, CA...Spence Ranch Feed and Supply has been in business for 40 years. The Store now employs three generations of Spence family members. Our knowledgeable staff is here to help you with any questions you may have. Stop in to the Christmas Open House and take a gander at our holiday sales!


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Plan Ahead To Exhibit At The Fair!

Posted by: News_Desk on 12/05/2016 10:07 AM
Angels Camp, CA...The Calaveras County Fair and Frog Jump Jubilee invite you to save your holiday projects to enter in and exhibit in the 2017 county fair.

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Traffic Update....Two Incidents In Tuolumne County At This Time

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/05/2016 08:54 AM
Sonora, CA...CHP is reporting two possible injury incidents where vehicles have gone off the roadway. They are on New Priest Grade and Hwy 108 in the Jamestown area. Let's be careful out there...

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  7. The President Implores Congress To Pass the 21st Century Cures Act
  8. Calaveras High Seeks Scholarship Donations for Butte Fire Victims
  9. Stolen Trailer Recovered By CHP San Andreas
  10. Come Down To Carrie's Critters Today For Their Annual Gift Card & Biscuit Sale!!
  11. More Terrain Open For This Weekend At Bear Valley - Tix Still .00
  12. Winter Is Here. Come Up & Enjoy It At Bear Valley Cross Country & Adventure Company
  13. Enjoy Breakfast With Santa At Ironstone Vineyards!
  14. Calaveras Humane Society's Thrift Store's Bear Valley Raffle
  15. Valley Springs 34th Annual Christmas Parade & Craft Faire
  16. Independence Hall Needs Your Stuff! Accepting Donations Every Saturday!!
  17. Mokelumne Hill Holiday Open House & Artist Reception At Petroglyphe Gallery
  18. Climate Actions Of Leading States & Regions Across The World Are Putting A 2˚C World Within Reach
  19. CDCR Announces Automated Email Notification Services For Crime Victims
  20. Faith Lutheran Church In Murphys Welcomes You!
  21. The Angels Camp Christmas Parade & Open House For 2016
  22. 34 Californians Will Be Honored For Their Heroic Acts & Extraordinary Contributions To EMS
  23. The Bureau Of Labor Statistics Report A Decline In November Unemployment Rate
  24. Elaine Anne Kelling 1936-2016
  25. Bear Valley Leads The Central Sierra With Early Season Opening
  26. Third Annual 'Sourdough Slim’s Wild & Wooly Revue' Concert
  27. Calaveras County Sheriff's Logs For December 1st
  28. Caltrans Director To Become Chair Of Transportation Research Board Executive Committee
  29. 2nd Annual Odd Fellows Christmas Craft Fair Saturday, December 10
  30. Angels Trading Post Has Everything To Keep You Rolling For The Holidays!
  31. Jingle & Mingle At The December Chamber Mixer!
  32. Murphys Open House On December 2nd
  33. Governor Brown & First Lady Honor 2016 California Hall Of Fame Inductees
  34. Governor Brown Names U.S. Congressman Xavier Becerra California's Next Attorney General
  35. City Of Angels City Council Meeting & Amending Annual Budget For Purchase Of Police Vehicle
  36. Structure Fire On Armstrong Road
  37. Greenhorn Creek Golf Resort Men's Club Results Wednesday, November 30th
  38. Starbucks Announces New Leadership Structure To Drive Next Wave Of Global Growth
  39. The 2nd Annual Christmas In White Pines Parade Of Lights & More!
  40. Dr. Rhoda Nussbaum Named December 2016 Mentor Of The Month
  41. Become A UCCE Master Food Preserver
  42. “It’s A Wonderful Life In Angels Camp” ACBA Christmas Gala Dec. 5
  43. Stockton Man Receives Sailor Of The Day Award
  44. Donald Trump, Mike Pence Carrier Plant Announcement 12/1/16
  45. Tribal Security Helps Sheriff's Department Recover Stolen Vehicle
  46. New Improvements and Upgrades Enhance Patient Experience at Mark Twain Medical Center
  47. Jackson Fire Department Recognizes Volunteers
  48. Winter Specials At Greenhorn Creek
  49. House Fire In Columbia Mobile Home Park
  50. A Letter To The Editor In Regards To Sarah Palin~ By R Douglas Nunes

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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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