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Thursday, Nov 20
All Day Glory Hole Sports Fall Catfish Contest 209.736.4333
All Day BHUHSD Varsity Softball Coach Opening
11:00 AM Free Community Meal at MRYA's Center
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
Friday, Nov 21
All Day Glory Hole Sports Fall Catfish Contest 209.736.4333
Until 12:00 AM BHUHSD Varsity Softball Coach Opening
05:00 PM "Zucca After Hours is open 5-8 p.m
07:00 PM Live Music and Dancing at CAMPS 209.736.8181
Saturday, Nov 22
All Day Glory Hole Sports Fall Catfish Contest 209.736.4333
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 23
09:30 AM Murphys Community Church
Monday, Nov 24
All Day Glory Hole Sports Fall Catfish Contest 209.736.4333
10:15 AM Sierra Grief, Free Support Groups. By Hospice of the Sierra
07:00 PM Overeaters Anonymous
Tuesday, Nov 25
All Day Glory Hole Sports Fall Catfish Contest 209.736.4333
Wednesday, Nov 26
All Day Glory Hole Sports Fall Catfish Contest 209.736.4333
06:30 PM Overeaters Anonymous
07:30 PM Alcoholics Anonymous

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Happy Holidays From Angels Trading Post!

Posted by: thepinetree on 11/17/2014 03:14 PM
Angels Camp, CA...The Angels Trading Post has friendly smiles and even a Free Soda with every fill up! Stop and say hi and top off your tanks today! Angels Trading Post has everything you need to keep you Hopping when you visit our area. Great Prices on Gas, Drinks, Sodas, Java City Coffees and more. They also accept E.B.T. cards.and have great prices on tobacco products. They are open everyday from 5am to Midnight!! Stop by and see the Singh's today at the corner of Hwy 49 & Hwy 4.

PATV Schedule for Comcast Cable Channel 9 Volcano Vision Channel 22 for November 21st~27th

Posted by: Kim_Hamilton on 11/20/2014 10:58 AM
Programs on this channel include the Calaveras County Board of Supervisors meetings and special study sessions as well as other information on local, state or national issues. Programs also include international news from Deutsche Welle, and arts programs from Classic Arts Showcase....
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Weekly Specials November 19 - December 2 Sierra Hills & Angels Food Markets ~Time To Stuff The Bus

Posted by: thepinetree on 11/20/2014 10:50 AM
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. Resource Connection Stuff the Bus Time to Give Thanks & Give Back Sierra Hills Market, Saturday November 22, Angels Food Market, Saturday December 6. Fill Up a CalTrans bus with non-perishable goods for Calaveras residents in need. We are a Proud Sponsor of the Klassen Klassic Turkey Trot. Thanksgiving morning, Murphys Park. Registration at 8 am, Race Starts at 9:00 am. For more information visit their facebook page. Proceeds benefit the Calaveras County Food Bank. Thanksgiving Day Hours 7 am - 4 pm

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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CCAR Charities Inc. Presents "Holiday Toy and Food Drive!"

Posted by: Kim_Hamilton on 11/20/2014 10:24 AM

The Calaveras Humane Society is Looking for Office Volunteers

Posted by: Kim_Hamilton on 11/20/2014 10:20 AM
The Calaveras Humane Society needs Office Volunteers. Please join our team. We are looking for a few more volunteers to cover our office during the week. Our office hours are Mon-Fri 10am - 4pm. We have great team members, but need a little more coverage. Some of our duties are to meet and greet the public. Take phone calls, and issue Spay and Neuter Vouchers....
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Thre Calaveras Sheriff Volunteers Passes Their Driving Test to Qualify for Patrol Duty

Posted by: Kim_Hamilton on 11/20/2014 10:11 AM
Calaveras County, CA...In October three Calaveras Sheriff Volunteers (Sandra Kraft, Paul Shinn and Pat Toepel) passed their Volunteer Unit approved driving test in order to qualify for patrol duty. These three Sheriff Volunteers will soon begin their patrol duty in their respective beat under the supervision of their sergeant. ....
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Ready to Enjoy Some Wine, Appetizers and a Nice Cozy Fire?...Join Irish Family Vineyards Every 2nd and 4th Friday for "After Hours Friday Fire Nights!"

Posted by: Kim_Hamilton on 11/20/2014 09:58 AM

Vallecito, CA...Join Irish Family Vineyards for their "After Hours Friday Fire Nights 2014" on November 28th. Every 2nd and 4th Friday, the tasting room will stay open until 8:00pm. Fire pit starts at 5:00pm. Come purchase wine by the bottle or by the glass and hang out by the fire. Light appetizers are also available....

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Valley Springs Area Business Association Annual Awards Dinner Coming up on December 13th

Posted by: Kim_Hamilton on 11/20/2014 09:53 AM
Valley Springs, CA...The Valley Springs Area Business Association Annual CHRISTMAS AWARDS DINNER is coming up on Saturday, December 13th. 5 PM No Host Bar, 6 PM Prime Rib Dinner (Veget. Avail), 7:30 PM - 10 PM - Socializing, Dancing - $35 per Person at the La Contenta Event Center...
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PAWS Says Goodbye To Beloved Asian Elephant Annie

Posted by: Kim_Hamilton on 11/20/2014 09:48 AM
It is with very heavy hearts that we at PAWS share news of the passing of our dear friend, Asian elephant Annie - best known for her joyous romps in the lake that is part of our Asian elephant habitat at the ARK 2000 sanctuary. She had endured severe arthritis and foot disease, which gradually worsened over many years. After it became clear that the medications and treatments used to treat her chronic conditions were no longer providing relief, she was humanely euthanized on Tuesday, while lying on soft soil and surrounded by those who cared for and loved her. At age 55, she was among the oldest Asian elephants in North America....
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Yosemite National Park Youth Programs Inspire Next Generation of Park Stewards ... Yosemite Conservancy provided $1.4 Million for 13 youth programs in 2014

Posted by: Kim_Hamilton on 11/20/2014 09:45 AM
Yosemite National Park, CA...A group of high school students from across California, who dubbed themselves “The Triumphant Turtles” for their slow and steady approach to achieving goals, credit the Adventure Risk Challenge program in Yosemite National Park for fueling a passion for conservation, improved leadership and literacy skills, and forging trails of opportunity to higher education....

Youth participants write in their journals during their Adventure Risk Challenge experience. Credit: ARC
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Dedication to Trenton Bumpus

Posted by: thepinetree on 11/20/2014 07:26 AM
' Rock'n River Of A Friend '
Garage friends are painted on my walls
Trenton's for sure
Just being gold country boys
You shot of guns in my heart that can not be healed
Guns&Guns my friend you fired
Ohh! My friend you flow threw me like the gold river
Take my rock, but not my soul
Can't wash away the stain&;pain...

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Let Hands On Extreme Hang Your Christmas Lights & Detail Your Windows!

Posted by: thepinetree on 10/20/2014 12:22 PM

Caltrans Alerts Motorists on How to Drive Safely in Foggy Conditions Through its Operation Fog Program

Posted by: Kim_Hamilton on 11/19/2014 04:32 PM
Stockton, CA...During the winter months, San Joaquin, Stanislaus and Merced Counties are plagued by extremely dense fog which poses a severe hazard to drivers. Typically the fog season begins during the month of November and continues through February. Despite this predictable seasonal occurrence, multi-vehicle accidents are commonplace due to the combination of fog, excessive speeds and traffic congestion....
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In Loving Memory of Frank Angelo Broglio, Age 96

Posted by: Kim_Hamilton on 11/19/2014 04:27 PM
Altaville, CA....Frank Angelo Broglio, (with loving heart and a deep faith in our Lord Jesus Christ) passed away peacefully at age 96 on November 18, 2014, surrounded by loving family in his lifetime home he built on the land of his birthplace in Altaville, CA. Frank’s outgoing nature drew 96 years of lasting friendships throughout the community as: cattle rancher (life long passion), restaurateur (Bazinett Café), Mark Twain ....
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An Avery Tradition...The Avery Christmas Tree Lighting Friday November 28th

Posted by: Kim_Hamilton on 11/19/2014 04:15 PM

"Santa’s Express"...It's The Time of Year to Help

Posted by: Kim_Hamilton on 11/19/2014 03:46 PM
San Andreas, CA...The Resource Connection Food Bank’s Santa’s Express will make holiday meals a reality for families in need throughout Calaveras County again this year. Santa’s Express is a community sponsored event that began in 1983 when it distributed just five boxes of food. This year, The Resource Connection Food Bank will distribute close to 1,000 meals, complete with either a turkey or ham and all the trimmings. For parents and families who cannot afford toys at Christmas, Santa’s Express provides children up to age eleven with two new donated toys....

Pictured left to right are: Dana Jorgensen, Staff Liaison with both offices; Linda Foster, Board Member for The Resource Connection; Jeannie Hayward, Food Bank Director; Pastor Bonnie Hollinger, Board Member for The Resource Connection; and Bob Phelan, District Director for Tom Berryhill., Staff Liaison with both offices; Linda Foster, Board Member for The Resource Connection; Jeannie Hayward, Food Bank Director; Pastor Bonnie Hollinger, Board Member for The Resource Connection; and Bob Phelan, District Director for Tom Berryhill.
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Mark Twain Medical Center Brings Advanced Technology to Campus...Newly installed 128- Slice State-of-the-Art CT Scanner

Posted by: Kim_Hamilton on 11/19/2014 03:36 PM
San Andreas, CA...Mark Twain Medical Center (MTMC) has acquired a new state-of-the-art Optima660 128-Slice CT scanner. The new computed tomography (CT) technology produces high quality images of the inside of the body and boasts reduced radiation dose imaging technology. The Optima General Electric CT660 enables fast, high performance imaging for patients in a variety of clinical ...
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Greenhorn Creek Resort Men's Club Results for Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Posted by: Kim_Hamilton on 11/19/2014 03:21 PM
GHC Men's Club Game for Wednesday November 19, 2014....The Game: Stableford. Full handicap.Two Flights. Format: Individual game based on a point system determined as follows: 8 points for a net double eagle, 5 for a net eagle, 2 for a birdie, 1 for a par, 0 for a bogey and minus 2 for a double bogey or more.....

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Traffic Update....Jeep vs Pickup on Hwy 120

Posted by: thepinetree on 11/19/2014 01:36 PM
Groveland, CA...Crews are working a possible injury accident on Hwy 120 and Wards Ferry Road. The accident is near the post office....Please use caution in the area....
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Momenteum Builds For Opening Day At Bear Valley

Posted by: thepinetree on 11/19/2014 10:19 AM
Arnold, CA....A couple of weeks ago The Meadowmont Shopping Center played host to the Bear Valley Job Fair for the 2014/15 Season. There was a great turnout and they are getting fully staffed and ready to go. The will be starting weekend operations on Thanksfiving weekend with the Winterfest Celebrations and Wheels will be turning at the Mountain for activities that with colder overnight temps and snow in the forecast may include some limited terrain. They still have openings for part time ski and board instructors so their still may openings left to join the team.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Sonora Pass at Kennedy Meadows CLOSED...Ebbetts Won't Be Far Behind

Posted by: thepinetree on 11/19/2014 09:34 AM
Pinecrest, CA...Due to the incoming storm, the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will close Sonora Pass (State Route 108) at Kennedy Meadows today at 10:00 a.m. Caltrans will reopen the pass once weather permits and crews make the necessary repairs to the roads. However, based on current weather reports, Sonora Pass will most likely be closed throughout the weekend. Caltrans will try to reopen the pass sometime next week if weather permits...
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Weather Forecast For The Western Slope Of The Sierras

Posted by: thepinetree on 11/19/2014 09:17 AM
Bear Valley, CA...Today Mostly cloudy. At lower elevations...scattered rain showers. At higher elevations...scattered rain and snow showers in the morning...then numerous rain and snow showers in the afternoon. Highs 38 to 52 higher elevations...48 to 58 lower elevations. Little or no snow accumulation. Snow level 6000 feet. Prevailing south winds up to 15 mph...except southwest 20 to 30 mph over ridges. Tonight Mostly cloudy. At lower elevations...a chance of rain showers in the evening...then a slight chance of rain showers after midnight. At higher elevations...rain and snow showers likely in the evening...then a slight chance of rain and snow showers after midnight. Colder. Lows 26 to 40 higher elevations... 36 to 46 lower elevations. Little or no snow accumulation. Snow level 7500 feet. Prevailing south winds up to 10 mph. Over ridges...prevailing southwest winds 20 to 35 mph decreasing to 15 to 25 mph after midnight...

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The Calaveras County Sheriff's Logs for Novermber 18, 2014

Posted by: thepinetree on 11/19/2014 08:46 AM
San Andreas, CA...The latest activity logs for the Calaveras County Sheriff's Deputies are enclosed....

We would like to Thank Signal Service for Sponsoring our Law Enforcement Category!
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An Open Letter To The CUSD Board

Posted by: thepinetree on 11/19/2014 07:42 AM
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It Was Spaniard Time At Twisted Oak

Posted by: thepinetree on 11/19/2014 07:26 AM
Vallecito, CA...Twisted Oak Winery Hosted Their Spaniard Day where attendees could taste a complete vertical of The Spaniard! Of course their was Food, music, and fun as well...and yes rubber chickens were present and applauding approvingly...

Bathroom Bonanza - When Waiting Is Just Not An Option. ~From Uniquity Builders

Posted by: thepinetree on 11/19/2014 06:49 AM
Calaveras, CA...When was the last time you lived (or stayed) in a house with just one bathroom? For us it was around 1999. We were living in what we affectionately called “the cave”, while Bill was building our new house in Arnold. Invariably whenever one of us had to “go”, it was like a cue for nature to call on the other one. Such is the life of living with only one bathroom in the family – even if there are only two of you. When our brand new house was finally done it had a heavenly 3-½ bathrooms for the two of us....

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Traffic Update....Vehicle vs Bicycle On Hwy 4 Near Red Hill (Update Vehicle vs Bear)

Posted by: thepinetree on 11/19/2014 06:42 AM
Vallecito, CA....CHP is reporting a vehicle vs bicycle accident on Hwy 4 near Red Hill. Looks like crews are unable to locate at this time...which is good news... (Update...looks like this one was actually truck vs bear. Caltrans has been notified for pickup of the bear.) There may have been two bears hit. Another incident last night near the Cement Bridge on Hwy 49

Year End Inventory Clearance Sale Going On Now At Middletons

Posted by: thepinetree on 11/19/2014 06:09 AM
Angels Camp, CA...The Big Year End Inventory Clearance Sale is going on now until December 31st. 12 Month No Interest Financing on all purchases over $399 on approval of credit. All in stock furniture and Mattresses* NOW 30% TO 50% Off Retail and Save 20% TO 30% Off Special Orders. Plus Save Up To 40% Off Retail On All Major Appliances*

Middleton's Furniture & Appliances Has Been Making Your House A Home Since 1955. From Classic To Modern With Hometown Friendliness & Service Before & After The Sale!
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Make Plans To Attend Ladies Night At Arnold Ace Home Center On November 19th

Posted by: thepinetree on 11/16/2014 03:26 PM

8th Annual FREE Community Thanksgiving Being Offered in Arnold

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

What’s Happening in Murphys this Week November 18th through November 28th

Posted by: Kim_Hamilton on 11/18/2014 07:39 PM
Murphys, CA...Tuesdays at Alchemy - every Tuesday night from 4:30 to 7:30 pm. Enjoy a featured wine and a great meal. As always, there is live music on the patio from 5:30-8 pm. Call 209.728.0700 for reservations. Wednesdays at Rob's Place - Weekly Specials & Live Music with Nicholas Lefler from 6-8 pm.....
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In Loving Memory of Richard "Dick" Penrod

Posted by: Kim_Hamilton on 11/18/2014 03:23 PM
Murphys, CA...Richard “Dick” Penrod of Murphys died Saturday, Nov. 8,, 2014. He was 73. Mr. Penrod was born in Oxnard. He attended Fillmore schools and graduated from Fillmore High School with the class of 1959. Whenever he could, he would attend the annual alumni banquets and class reunions to stay connected with his childhood friends and classmates. He held the high school pole vault record for many years and made his school and county proud when the Black Angus he raised as a member of the Future Farmers of America club earned National Grand Champion....
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Dave Ramsey's Smart Money Tour Coming to Sacramento

Posted by: Kim_Hamilton on 11/18/2014 03:10 PM
Nashville, TN.... New York Times best-selling author and personal finance expert Dave Ramsey announces the first stops on his “Smart Money” tour. At the event, Ramsey, along with financial expert Chris Hogan, will walk attendees through the baby steps towards financial freedom. Millions of people have changed their lives using Ramsey’s proven plan, and this event will help anyone who wants to learn more about how to make their money work for their present and their future. In the spring of 2015, Dave Ramsey’s “Smart Money” Tour will be making stops in the following cities...
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Book Chronicles Family's Pioneer History

Posted by: Kim_Hamilton on 11/18/2014 02:55 PM
Mary Jo and Mary K Sonntag tell of an incredible journey in their book "Write, If You Live to Get There," chronicling more than a century of living through 120 years of family letters and photographs that give readers a personal and intimate glimpse into American frontier life in the 19th and 20th centuries. In 1850, how long did it take to travel from Pittsburgh to San Francisco, and would you go by land or water?...
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Support The Team Alan Swortfiguer Cardiac Fight At GoFundMe

Posted by: thepinetree on 11/18/2014 02:04 PM
Copperopolis, CA...Hello Everyone. We are raising money for our father, Alan Swortfiguer. He is a loving father of nine, grandfather of three, a brother, uncle, and husband. He has had a life threatening congenital heart defect his whole life. Ever since he was a child he has had many battles with his health such as, cancer and two open heart surgeries. In recend months Alan has been batteling life threatening sepsis and right and left heart failure. In the past Alan always pulled through, until now. His heart is enlarged and his pulmonic valve is shot. The pulmonic valve is responsible for getting blood to the lungs to be oxygenated and then returned to the heart to deliver oxygen to his whole body. The Doctors have spoke about replacing the pulmonic valve, but the cancer and radiation from his past has detroyed the tissue of his heart,lungs, and vessels, which makes the valve replacement surgery very dangerous and the doctors unsure of whether to do it or not. The lack of oxygen his heart is pumping due to the damaged pulmonic valve has started to cause kidney and liver failure. HIs options at life are dwendling down to nothing. Currently he is at Stanford Hospital in Stanford, CA waiting to see if his body will improve so they perform surgery on his heart. The hope is to get as much fluid off him as possible and hope the kidneys have a good day so Alan has a better chance of making it through the surgery...

Click Above To Help On GoFundMe
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The Calaveras County Sheriff's Logs for November 10 - 17, 2014

Posted by: thepinetree on 11/18/2014 01:01 PM
San Andreas, CA...The latest activity logs for the Calaveras County Sheriff's Deputies are enclosed....

We would like to Thank Signal Service for Sponsoring our Law Enforcement Category!
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Great Floor Covering Specials From Pinnell's Carpet One In Angels Camp & Sonora

Posted by: thepinetree on 11/18/2014 11:53 AM

Great American Smokeout Coming November 20, 2014

Posted by: thepinetree on 11/18/2014 11:39 AM
San Andreas, CA...In recognition of National Rural Health Day and the Great American Smoke out on Thursday, November 20th, Calaveras County Public Health Services encourages smokers to put their health first and commit to quitting tobacco for good. Rural areas in California have high rates of tobacco use. The adult smoking rate for Calaveras County was recently estimated at 18.2%, compared to the state rate of 13.8%. In 2012, the smoking rate for youth in grades 9-12 in Calaveras County was 10%. Nearly 9 out of 10 adult smokers start smoking by age 18...

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Make Plans To Attend Bear Valley's Winterfest!!

Posted by: thepinetree on 11/18/2014 10:34 AM

Come Join The Parade!....Mountain Ranch Christmas Parade Will Be Held on December 13th!

Posted by: Kim_Hamilton on 11/18/2014 08:50 AM
Mountain Ranch, CA...The Mountain Ranch Christmas Parade will be held on Saturday, December 13th, at 2:00 p.m. in downtown Mountain Ranch. The parade will start at the beginning of Washington Street (across from the Blunder Inn). It will continue down Washington St. and make a right turn onto Garibaldi St. (in front of Sender’s Market) going past the town Christmas tree. We are excited to have the Calaveras High.....

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Just Days Away for The Annual Santa's Express Dinner and Dance!~With a Brand New Auction Item This Year!

Posted by: Kim_Hamilton on 11/18/2014 08:42 AM

New Melones Fishing Report for November 18th~By Glory Hole Sports

Posted by: Kim_Hamilton on 11/18/2014 08:37 AM
New Melones, CA...Water Conditions: New Melones Lake is currently holding 504,690 acre-feet of water. The lake level has stopped dropping and is starting to rise. It is currently at 858 ft. above sea level and 218 ft. from full. The water clarity is stained in some areas, and clear in others. The water temperature continues to cool with the average being 64-68 degrees. Tuttletown launch is closed. Glory Hole Point boat launch is the road leading off the end of the point. It is a dirt launch without courtesy docks and 4wd is recommended....
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The 17th Annual Teddy Bear Tea Was A Festive Start To The Holiday Season! Over 70 Photos & HD Video

Posted by: thepinetree on 11/18/2014 08:05 AM
Frogtown, CA...The 17th Annual Soroptimist International's Teddy Bear Tea kicked off the holiday season in Calaveas County on Sunday. Santa & Mrs. Claus, Ballerinas, Jugglers, Face Painting, Carolers, A fine Ukelele concert, a beautiful and formal High Tea brought a bit of culture to Grandmas & Granddaughters, Mothers & Daughters and young families...

Over 70 Photos Above And Video Below

Teddy Bear Tea Video In HD
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Let ThePineTree.Net Help Grow Your Green This Holiday Season....Give us a Call at (209)768.3929 to Find Out More!

Posted by: Kim_Hamilton on 11/03/2014 09:11 PM
Let us help you GROW YOUR GREEN with a Holiday Ad on We have THREE Holiday Advertising Packages to choose from to fit your budget! Give us a call now at (209)768.3929 to reserve your space and find out more. (Holiday Ad deadline 11/25/14) Ads's on our site work and are very cost effective. has been delivering Breaking News, Events, and Local News 24/7 since 2005. From our base in Calaveras County we provide breaking news and event coverage for Calaveras, Amador and Tuolumne Counties. We reach not only your local customers but tourists and part time residents as well....

Your Ad could look like this throughout the Holiday Season and more!
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Teen's Claim Of Abduction Was A Hoax

Posted by: thepinetree on 11/17/2014 09:54 PM
San Andreas, CA...During the investigation which included an extensive deployment of resources , Sheriff Detectives obtained evidence that the abduction claim had been fabricated. One juvenile was taken into custody and has been turned over to Calaveras County Juvenile Probation...

City of Angels Camp City Council To Hold Regular Meeting Tomorrow Eve at 5:30pm~Full Agenda Enclosed

Posted by: Kim_Hamilton on 11/17/2014 08:38 PM
Angels Camp, CA...The Angels Camp City Council will hold it's regular monthly meeting tomorrow eve at 5:3pm. They will immediately adjourn to a Closed Session to have Conference with :eal Counsel. The regular meeting begins at 6pm. Some top items on the agenda are the 2013/14 Audit Report, Approval of CDBG contract with Buxton Company for completion of a tourism business and expansion study in the amount of $100,000. ....
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Missing Teen Found Safe and Sound

Posted by: Kim_Hamilton on 11/17/2014 08:25 PM
Calaveras County, CA...On 11/17/14 at about 6:20pm, 14 year old Sergio Vazquez was located safe and speaking with law enforcement. The Investigation is on-going. The Calaveras County Sheriff’s Department will be holding a press release at 1930 hours in front of the Sheriff’s Department. If you have any other information regarding this case please call (209) 754-6500 or the Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office Tip Line at (209) 754-6030.


Murphys Holiday Storefront Competition in The Works!

Posted by: Kim_Hamilton on 11/17/2014 05:03 PM
Murphys, CA...Business owners, get your creative juices flowing and begin planning how you will decorate your store-front for our Open House Friday, December 5th. This year the MBA will award a prize to the business with the most imaginative display. Judging will be done Thursday, December 4th between 5 and 6 pm by a panel of three impartial community members....
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Posted by: Kim_Hamilton on 11/17/2014 04:55 PM
San Andreas, CA...On 11-17-14 at approx. 1230 hrs. The Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office received a report of the possible abduction of a 14 year old male in San Andreas California. The Sheriff’s Office was notified that 14 year old Sergio Vazquez was forced into a white van by two subjects. This reportedly occurred while at a gas station/convenience store in San Andreas CA at approx. 1030 hrs. on this same date....
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Join the Fun at the Calaveras Big Trees State Park Winter Wonderland Carnival!

Posted by: Kim_Hamilton on 11/17/2014 04:45 PM
Calaveras Big Trees, CA...Calaveras Big Trees Association’s 5th annual Winter Wonderland Carnival will celebrate winter on Sunday, December 28th, from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., regardless of the weather. Activities will be centered around Jack Knight Hall. Come enjoy the horse-drawn wagons touring around the meadow, along with crafts, games, snow-shoeing and more. Hot chocolate, hot cider and cookies will be served....
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  1. Enjoy Breakfast with Santa at Ironstone Vineyards
  2. AMBER ALERT....14 Year Old CHS Student, Sergio Vazquez.... White Van No Plate
  3. Celebrate The Art of Storytelling in The Mother Lode with "Tellabration!"
  4. Third Annual Upcountry Schools Music Fundraiser
  5. Watch a Movie This Week at the Best Theatre in the Mother Lode...Angels Six Theatres!
  6. Dave Thoeny Joins The TCEDA Board
  7. TRAFFIC UPDATE...Minor-Injury Traffic Accident at Mono Way and Hess
  8. VUSD To Hold Regular Meeting Wednesday, November 29th at 4pm~Full Agenda Enclosed
  9. TRAFFIC ADVISORY...State Route 89 from West Fork Carson River Bridge to Luther Pass in Alpine County
  10. The Murphys Library Offers New Computer Workstations and Much More!
  11. Personal Use Fuelwood Season Extended this Year on the Stanislaus
  12. Baffled by High Tech Gadgets? Learn How to Use Your Gadgets!
  13. Emu & Goat Are Still On The Lamb In Hathaway Pines
  14. Retirement Plans for Small Businesses ~From Quest Capital's Brian J Tewksbury 209.890.1742
  15. Subject Arrested & Stolen Motorcycle Recovered After Chase & Altercation
  16. Make Plans To Attend The 11th Annual Ebbetts Pass Wintersports History Night
  17. 49er Motors Is Your Complete, Local, Full Service Dealership
  18. Suspension Lifted, Restricted Burning Hours
  19. Traffic Update...Delivery Truck High Centered Near Chicken Barn
  20. Traffic Update...Minor Injury Overturned Vehicle Accidnet Near Pettinger Rd / Messing Rd
  21. Deven Nanik's Wrestling Career Rolls On
  22. Valley Springs Curves Donates To Mark Twain Cancer Center
  23. Timeless Home Gallery Customer Appreciation Day
  24. Court Halts Construction Of Pine Grove Dollar General Project
  25. Join Irish Vineyards for The Wounded Warrior Project
  26. Mark Twain Medical Center Welcomes A New Pediatrician To Area
  27. President Obama Condemns ISIS Beheading of Abdul-Rahman Kassig
  28. House Passes Cassidy Bill to Build Keystone XL Pipeline
  29. Mokelumne Hill Holiday Open House on December 14 from 2-5 pm
  30. Human Remains Identified
  31. G20 Wraps Up With Agreements On Tax Avoidance, Climate & Energy Policy, Infrastructure & Economy Goals. ~By John Hamilton
  32. Shop Local! Sierra Hills, Angels Food & Sierra Hills Natural Food Markets. Weekly Specials Through November 12- 18. Order Your Diestel Turkey Now!
  33. Copperopolis Town Square Tree Lighting Is November 29th.
  34. Traffic Update...Hit & Run With Injuries in Valley Springs
  35. It's Spaniard Time At Twisted Oak
  36. President Obama's Weekly Address: Open Enrollment Starts Today
  37. Don't Miss The Harmony Ranch Meet & Greet Today
  38. The Holidays Are Here With Great Savings At Arnold Ace Home Center
  39. Tickets are Still Available for The Annual Teddy Bear Tea!
  40. Traffic Update...Non-Injury Head On Collision Near Hermit Valley On Hwy 4
  41. Rim Fire Forest Closure Order Set to Expire
  42. Beautiful Mountain Ranch Home On Over 7 Acres! ~ From Mountain Ranch Realty
  43. CHP To Combat Aggressive Driving
  44. Calaveras County DA Receives Grant To Curb Impaired Driving
  45. Chapel in The Pines Has a Great Family Night Planned Tomorrow Eve!
  46. Enjoy Story Time at The Angels Camp Museum
  47. Year End Inventory Clearance Sale Going On Now At Middletons! Save Up To 50% Off Retail!
  48. All Three SNAC Locations Are Ready For Fall & Winter Play
  49. Nov 13 2014 Pinebrook to Blue Lake Springs With Sierra Sentry's Sandi Pearce
  50. Friends of the Fair Buy Derby Car! ~Frogtown

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Which Party Is Least Offensive?
At This Point It Seems Most Americans Are Fed Up With Both Parties. Which Party Do You Dislike The Least?
Democrats Are Least Offensive
Republicans Are Least Offensive

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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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