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Saturday, Jan 18
All Day Middleton's Gold Crown Hallmark Storewide Inventory Clearance!
All Day What's Happening in Murphys Through January 25th
11:00 AM Town Tours of Columbia State Historic Park Every Weekend!
07:00 PM Sourdough Slim & Robert Armstrong – Last of the Vaudeville Cowboys - at the Sutter Creek Theatre
07:30 PM Jill & The Giants Will Rock Your World on January 18th
Sunday, Jan 19
All Day Middleton's Gold Crown Hallmark Storewide Inventory Clearance!
All Day What's Happening in Murphys Through January 25th
All Day Our Sunday Edition with Local Features, Local Specials & More Every Sunday All Day Long!
All Day Stevenot Music In The Barrel Room Every Sunday
11:00 AM Enjoy A Unique Mountain Dining Experience at The Meadow Cafe
Monday, Jan 20
All Day Middleton's Gold Crown Hallmark Storewide Inventory Clearance!
All Day What's Happening in Murphys Through January 25th
11:00 AM Enjoy A Unique Mountain Dining Experience at The Meadow Cafe
Tuesday, Jan 21
All Day Middleton's Gold Crown Hallmark Storewide Inventory Clearance!
All Day What's Happening in Murphys Through January 25th
10:00 AM Grief Support Classes Offered By Hospice of Amador & Calaveras
11:00 AM Enjoy A Unique Mountain Dining Experience at The Meadow Cafe
04:00 PM Spaghetti Dinner Drive Through
Wednesday, Jan 22
All Day Middleton's Gold Crown Hallmark Storewide Inventory Clearance!
All Day What's Happening in Murphys Through January 25th
06:00 PM Overeaters Anonymous (OA)
06:30 PM Overeaters Anonymous (OA) Meeting
Thursday, Jan 23
All Day Middleton's Gold Crown Hallmark Storewide Inventory Clearance!
All Day What's Happening in Murphys Through January 25th
11:00 AM Enjoy A Unique Mountain Dining Experience at The Meadow Cafe
03:30 PM Enjoy A Unique Mountain Dining Experience at The Meadow Cafe
Friday, Jan 24
All Day Middleton's Gold Crown Hallmark Storewide Inventory Clearance!
All Day What's Happening in Murphys Through January 25th
All Day Get Your Fill of Fish & Chips Every Friday at Gooney's Bar & Grill
11:00 AM Enjoy A Unique Mountain Dining Experience at The Meadow Cafe
03:30 PM Enjoy A Unique Mountain Dining Experience at The Meadow Cafe
Saturday, Jan 25
All Day Middleton's Gold Crown Hallmark Storewide Inventory Clearance!
All Day What's Happening in Murphys Through January 25th
11:00 AM Enjoy A Unique Mountain Dining Experience at The Meadow Cafe
03:30 PM Enjoy A Unique Mountain Dining Experience at The Meadow Cafe
05:00 PM Ladies Bingo Night Grad Night Fundraiser for Calaveras & Bret Harte High Schools
Sunday, Jan 26
All Day Try It & Like It XC Skiing at Bear Valley Adventure Company
All Day Middleton's Gold Crown Hallmark Storewide Inventory Clearance!
Monday, Jan 27
All Day Middleton's Gold Crown Hallmark Storewide Inventory Clearance!
11:00 AM Enjoy A Unique Mountain Dining Experience at The Meadow Cafe
Tuesday, Jan 28
All Day Middleton's Gold Crown Hallmark Storewide Inventory Clearance!
10:00 AM Grief Support Classes Offered By Hospice of Amador & Calaveras
11:00 AM Enjoy A Unique Mountain Dining Experience at The Meadow Cafe
Wednesday, Jan 29
All Day Middleton's Gold Crown Hallmark Storewide Inventory Clearance!
11:00 AM Enjoy A Unique Mountain Dining Experience at The Meadow Cafe
06:00 PM Overeaters Anonymous (OA)
Thursday, Jan 30
All Day Middleton's Gold Crown Hallmark Storewide Inventory Clearance!
08:00 PM Thursdays is Karaoke Night at Gooney's Bar & Grill
Friday, Jan 31
All Day Middleton's Gold Crown Hallmark Storewide Inventory Clearance!
All Day Get Your Fill of Fish & Chips Every Friday at Gooney's Bar & Grill
11:00 AM Enjoy A Unique Mountain Dining Experience at The Meadow Cafe
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Jill & The Giants Will Rock Your World on January 18th

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/17/2020 10:56 PM
Arnold, CA...Sequoia Woods Country Club is located on the western slope of the Sierra Nevada mountains, roughly between Lake Tahoe and Yosemite National Park, at an elevation of 4000 feet. The club house is open to the public, with a bar and lounge, dining room and seasonal deli. The beautiful setting can be enjoyed from indoors or outside on the deck, with a view down the main tree-lined golf fairway.


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New Winter Hours for Camps Restaurant at Greenhorn Creek

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/17/2020 06:42 PM
Angels Camp, CA...Camps Restaurant at Greenhorn Creek resort offers award-winning dining, with a menu that highlights the comfort of tradition, along with the flair of contemporary cuisine, accentuated by local, seasonal ingredients.

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993 Collisions & 11 Fatalities in Sonora CHP Service Area for 2019

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/17/2020 06:23 PM
Jamestown, CA...Unfortunately in 2019, 11 lives were lost in traffic collisions in Tuolumne County. Some of those were a result of drivers choosing to drive while intoxicated, while others just chose to drive recklessly. Our goal is to reduce as many fatal collisions as possible, but we are unable to be on every strip of asphalt on every roadway in this county at one time. So, with the help of other motorists, we can combat the number one reasons for fatal collisions by them calling 9-1-1 when they believe they are driving behind an intoxicated driver or a reckless driver.

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Take a Winter Drive From Murphys to Arnold with Sandi Pearce from Sierra Sentry

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/17/2020 05:58 PM
Arnold, CA...Take a Winter Drive From Murphys to Arnold with Sandi Pearce from Sierra Sentry



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H&R Block Offers Easiest Way to Get the Most Money Interest Free with Refund Advance Loan of Up to $3,500!

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/17/2020 03:04 PM
Angels Camp, CA...Transforming the taxpayer experience with transparency, no interest and no loan fees. H&R Block offers tax office clients the easiest way to get the most money interest free through applying for a Refund Advance Loan* of up to $3,500 starting Jan. 4. Federal tax refunds can take 21 days to receive, and the IRS expects it will be the first week of March before most people who claim the earned income tax credit or additional child tax credit receive their refunds. However, the Refund Advance, a no-fee, no-interest loan from Axos Bank® offered Jan. 4 to Feb. 29 at participating H&R Block offices, allows clients to access money typically within minutes of filing their tax return.




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Richard Earl Walraven 1935 - 2020

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/17/2020 02:29 PM
Murphys, CA...Richard (Woody) Walraven passed away peacefully at home January 15, 2020 surrounded by family at the age of 84. He was born October 10, 1935 to the late Edward and Helen Walraven in Lenroot Winconsin. He is survived by his wife Jacqueline, two sisters Joyce Tapp, Gloria Anthony, preceded in death by his brother Ervin (Shirley) Walraven. Survivors also include his two sons David (Melessa) Walraven, Steven (Melissa) Walraven, four daughters Donella Vergara, Kimberli (Nate) Hofstetter, Monica Delbar, Dana (Kyle) Dozier, 11 Grandchildren and several great-grandchildren, and nieces and nephews.

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One Avalanche Fatality & One Serious Injury at Alpine Meadows This Morning

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/17/2020 01:56 PM
Tahoe City, CA...From the Placer County Sheriff..."UPDATE [12:50p.m.]: Search has been called off. After a thorough search, SAR volunteers and avalanche dogs confirmed no further victims. Sgt. Powers is near the scene with the latest on the avalanche at #alpinemeadows . One confirmed fatality, and a second victim with serious injuries on the way to a hospital. Search and Rescue volunteers/dogs still looking for more potential unaccounted victims. This is being treated as an isolated incident — the ski resort is still open, but the area near the Subway ski run is closed.


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Hey Good People!! A Huge MLK Weekend of "Pure Mtn Fun" Awaits! ~ Mattly Trent

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/17/2020 01:02 PM
Bear Valley, CA...Hey Good People! 17″ of new snow in the last 24hrs!!!! It’s going to be a pow riding day and well, through the weekend also. The fast moving system left copious amount of snow and with it came some high winds. So expect some deeper areas around the resort today due to wind drifting/redistribution. Today the high should be right around 31F with partly sunny skies and lite southeast winds in the single digits. The MLK weekend is set to be awesome with partly sunny skies throughout and smiles across the miles skies will remain through the MLK weekend with the next pulse showing face around Monday. More snow looks to be in the mix on and off next week so stay tuned. It’s a great time to get yer riding game on so don’t forget to check out our Lifts and Trails page Daily for projected operations. Check out our “Pure Mtn Fun” as we have lots of it going on!






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Governor Newsom Concludes Statewide Homelessness Tour by Previewing State’s Accelerated Emergency Actions

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/17/2020 12:16 PM
Oakland, CA...After traveling the state this week meeting with individuals experiencing homelessness, service providers and local officials on the front lines of the crisis, Governor Gavin Newsom concluded his homelessness tour today in Oakland, where he previewed the state’s accelerated emergency actions to fight homelessness. Standing alongside local and state leaders and top administration officials, the Governor highlighted the first in a series of state-local partnerships to deploy travel trailers and medical services across California to assist individuals experiencing homelessness.




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Middleton's Gold Crown Hallmark Storewide Inventory Clearance!

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/17/2020 11:12 AM
Angels Camp, CA...Storewide Inventory Clearance all this Month at Middleton's Gold Crown Hallmark!  Middleton's Hallmark has been family owned and operated since 1955.



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David Wagner is Ready for the 2,409 Mile 2020 Iron Dog

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/17/2020 10:50 AM
Arnold, CA...We first sat down with David Wagner a few months ago just as he was starting his quest to run in the 2020 Iron Dog. We caught up again with him on Wednesday as he enters the final few weeks of prep and gets ready for the starting line. The rub in the past was that no one from the lower 48 was tough enough to even finish the Iron Iron Dog much less podium. Our interview and details on the Iron Dog are below...







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Chain Controls in Place on Hwys 4, 88, 108 & 120

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/17/2020 08:18 AM
Arnold, CA...This highway information is the latest reported as of Friday, January 17th, 2020 at 08:04 AM. Chain Controls in Place on Hwys 4, 88, 108 & 120. On Hwy 4 you will need to chain up 3 miles east of Murphys. On Hwy 108 at west Twain Harte engage the 4wd. Hwy 120 travelers will need to chain up at Priest Grade. Details are below...


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Mornings with the One Percent™ Will Return on Monday Morning

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/17/2020 07:03 AM
Arnold, CA...Mornings with the One Percent™ Will Return on Monday Morning. We are making some upgrades and moving our studio. So we will be back in front of the camera on Monday morning.

Angels Food and Sierra Hills Markets Weekly Ad & Grocery Specials Through January 21st

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/16/2020 11:00 PM
Angels Camp & Murphys, CA...For the best Deli Sandwiches in Calaveras County, come on in and treat yourself to the tastiest and freshest 'made with love' deli sandwiches around. Angels Food Deli, Text your order to 209.580.6035 Or You may call your order into 209.736.4243 ext 14. Sierra Hills Market Deli, Text your order to 209.753.7115 Or You may call your order into 209.728.3402 ext 305. Sierra Hills, Angels Food & Sierra Hills Natural Food Markets have been part of the Calaveras community since 1935. High Quality, Great Customer Service and Great Hometown Prices. "We are dedicated to providing the best to our customers. " - Mike Croshaw Wishing you Good Times & Good Cheer. Sierra Hills Market 209-728-3402 Angels Food Market 209-736-4243 Shop Local * Buy Local * Go Local.

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The Elevated Evening News™ Live Tonight at 10pm

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/16/2020 10:01 PM
Arnold, CA...The Elevated Evening News™ Live Tonight at 10pm.



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Let Abbott's Snow Removal Keep You Moving This Winter... (209) 795-6710

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/16/2020 05:49 PM
Camp Connell, CA...Let Abbott's Snow Removal Keep You Moving This Winter... (209) 795-6710 Be prepared and get a contract. When the storms come in long or back to back contract customers have priority for service. We service Dorrington, Camp Connel, all the way to Bear Valley. We offer driveway grooming in BV.

Traffic Update....Non-Injury Collision Near Sr88 / Columbia Dr. Female Outside of Vehicle Smoking

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/16/2020 05:43 PM
Pioneer, CA...Traffic Update....Non-Injury Collision Near Sr88 / Columbia Dr. Female Outside of Vehicle Smoking


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Bret Harte FFA Participates in “Because I Said I Would” Movement ~ Emma Garcia

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/16/2020 04:56 PM
Angels Camp, CA...The Bret Harte FFA Chapter rings in the new year at their January FFA meeting with a special presentation from the Officer Team. Many of the officers had attended a leadership conference called Made for Excellence during their sophomore year. At this conference, the members had been introduced to the movement called, “Because I Said I would”. This social, nonprofit movement strived to better humanity by encouraging people to make promises which they write down on a card.

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Road Conditions Update...Chains Required on Hwy 4, 26, 88, 108 & 120. Hwy 88 Closing Before Kirkwood at 4:30pm

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/16/2020 04:21 PM
Arnold, CA...This highway information is the latest reported as of Thursday, January 16th, 2020 at 04:09 PM. Road Conditions Update...Chains Required on Hwy 4, 26, 88, 108 & 120. Details are below...

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Traffic Update....White vs Black Vehicle Near Tuolumne Rd / Buckhorn Grade

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/16/2020 04:02 PM
Sonora, CA...Traffic Update....White vs Black Vehicle Near Tuolumne Rd / Buckhorn Grade.


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Traffic Update...Solo Vehicle Collision on Big Hill Road

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/16/2020 03:42 PM
Sonora, CA...Traffic Update...Solo Vehicle Collision on Big Hill Road


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Traffic Update...Possible Injury Collision Near Sr88 / Defender Grade Rd

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/16/2020 03:28 PM
Pioneer, CA...Traffic Update...Possible Injury Collision Near Sr88 / Defender Grade Rd


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CCWD Community Meeting at 9am on January 16th

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/16/2020 02:41 PM
Arnold, CA...Please join the Calaveras County Water District at 9 a.m. Thursday January 16 for a town hall meeting at the Ebbetts Pass Fire District station at 1037 Blagen Road, Arnold. Complimentary coffee and donuts will be served.

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What's Happening in Murphys Through January 25th

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/16/2020 02:38 PM
Murphys, CA...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 Tim Chisholm at (209) 728-8511 to confirm dates and times or arrangements for large groups. No tours on event days! January 2020 – Artist Showing at Hovey Winery - Murphys Resident and Hovey Wine Club member, Linda Lawrence will be showing her paintings in the Hovey Tasting Room in December and January. Join us on Sunday from 4:30 to 6 p.m. for a reception in her honor. For more information, call 209-728-9999 or visit hoveywine.com.

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Big Trees Market Weekly Ad & Grocery Specials Through January 21st

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/16/2020 02:22 PM
Arnold, CA...Big Trees Market Weekly Ad & Grocery Specials Through January 21st. Carts and Carts of Local Savings are below...



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Fred “Butch” Ballard 1939 - 2020

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/16/2020 01:15 PM
West Point, CA...Fred “Butch” Ballard, 80, of West Point passed away, Wednesday, January 1, 2020. A celebration of life service will be held at 1:00 pm, Saturday, February 8th at the VFW in West Point. Butch was born December 4, 1939 in Oakland, California and was also raised there. He worked for General Motors in Fremont and construction throughout the Bay Area. He also worked for many years at the P&M Cedar Mill in Pioneer. Butch and his family moved to the West Point area in the early 70’s.

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Traffic Update....Line Across Roadway Near Campo Seco Tpke / Center St

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/16/2020 11:42 AM
Mokelumne Hill, CA...Traffic Update....Line Across Roadway Near Campo Seco Tpke / Center St


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Sharon Louise Sobon 1940 - 2020

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/16/2020 11:29 AM
Angels Camp, CA...Sharon Louise Sobon went to be with The Lord on Thursday, January 9th, 2020 at the age of 79. Born Sept. 29, 1940 in Sydney, NE, she was the oldest child of Cornelius and Margaret Mintken. She was raised with her three siblings: Kathy, Tom, and Mary, primarily in Denver, CO. While living in Denver, Sharon's father continued to operate the family farm north of Bushnell, NE. Each year, after school was out, the family would move to Bushnell for the summers. When Sharon was in college, she worked summers as a lifeguard at the Kimball, NE swimming pool, where she met and fell in love with Bert.

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Morgan Gace Selected as New Chamber of Commerce CEO

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/16/2020 10:54 AM
San Andreas, CA...The Calaveras County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors has selected Morgan Gace as the organization’s new Chief Executive Officer. This announcement follows Avneet Kaur, former CEO, electing to pursue another opportunity. We wish Avneet the best in her new endeavors.  We are thrilled that Morgan was available to make the quick transition and begin serving Calaveras County. “In initial conversations it became evident that Morgan’s values mirrored the mission of the Chamber:  to “promote and foster a healthy community through business advocacy and sustainability,” said Mark Luster, Chamber President.

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Hey Good People!! Mother Nature Bringing Fresh "Pure Mtn Fun" to Bear Valley

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/16/2020 10:38 AM
Bear Valley, CA...Hey Good People! The calm before the storm so to speak. Winds have picked up overnight ahead of the approaching system as the surface gradients are tightening up as winds could gust up into the mid 50’s today. We expect to see anywhere from 14-20″ of new snow today and another 5-9″ tonight before it makes its way East. The amount of snow plus higher volume winds will create some wind redistribution around the resort for the next few days so expect blowing snow and wind drifts to be the thing for the next 36hrs or so. Snowfall looks to creep down into the 3000′ range and possibly a little lower with the cold air out of the North influencing the system. Partly cloudy skies will remain through the MLK weekend with the next pulse showing face around Monday. It’s a great time to get yer riding game on so don’t forget to check out our Lifts and Trails page Daily for projected operations. Check out our “Pure Mtn Fun” as we have lots of it going on!






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Calaveras County Tree Mortality Mitigation Program Update

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/16/2020 10:29 AM
San Andreas, CA...Winter is upon us and Calaveras County’s projects to eliminate dead trees that are hazardous to County infrastructure will be affected by wet weather and snow cover. Project 25, located between Arnold and Murphys is set to begin on January 13 and affected property owners have been notified. There may be delays at higher elevations if weather prevents safe operations. Project 26 located between Skyhigh Ranch and the County line is on hold until the spring due to snow cover and inaccessibility. Two additional projects located in the West Point-Wilseyville-Railroad Flat area (Projects 9 and 27) have been awarded and will begin in late January. Although it is hoped that operations on those projects can proceed uninterrupted, they also may be affected by winter weather. Property owners who are in any of these projects should feel free to contact the Tree Mortality Program Manager, Dr. Richard Harris, if they have any questions about scheduling. He can be reached at (707) 685-5508 or rrharrisconsulting@gmail.com.

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Enjoy A Unique Mountain Dining Experience at The Meadow Cafe

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/16/2020 09:54 AM
Bear Valley, CA...In the winter we open the Meadow Cafe located 350 yards from the trailhead. Skiers, snowshoers, and pedestrians access the cafe on groomed trails and enjoy “alpine cuisine” on the deck or cozy indoor seating. New for the 2019/2020 winter season, a special Après-Ski menu is served Thursday through Saturday from 3:30-6:30pm.

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The 4th Annual Mega Mixer has Been Postponed Until March

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/16/2020 08:05 AM
San Andreas, CA...The Calaveras County Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce their 4th Annual Mega Mixer will be held on Thursday, January 16th, 2020 from 5:30pm till 7:00pm at the San Andreas Town Hall located at 24 Church Hill Road in San Andreas. This event will be free to attend as a “Thank You” to all the supporters of the local business community.

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Sender's Market's Grocery Ad & Grocery Specials Through January 21st

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/16/2020 08:04 AM
Mountain Ranch, CA...In 1950, we started out as a family operation with Erich’s father and mother, August and Freida Sender, in a century-old adobe building. The upstairs was home to the Sender family, and the first floor included groceries, a meat market, a bar, and a small eating place called Opa’s Smokehouse. On Christmas morning in 1968, the old store was destroyed by fire. But in June 1969, Sender’s Market, Inc. was opened. Since that time, there have been many changes, including remodeling, expansion, and the addition of many employees. That’s also when we added the truss plant and purchased Sender’s Market Ace Hardware in Valley Springs. Today, we're still family owned and still working hard to stock everything from pantry essentials to power tools. Whether you've got questions about the perfect cut of meat or the right kind of paint, our helpful, knowledgeable staff has you covered.



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Mornings with the One Percent™ was 9 till Noon Today, Replays are Below

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/16/2020 07:46 AM
Arnold, CA…Mornings with the One Percent™ is live weekday mornings from 7-10am. The premise for the show is that the USDA ranked all 3,142 counties or county equivalents in the USA on a livability or desirability scale based on factors such as climate, scenic beauty, bodies of water for recreation, humidity and much more. All of our area ranked not only in the top one percent but in the top one half of one percent. So in the ups and downs of daily life remember you don’t have to be a Gates, Buffett or Bezos to live like the one percent. Just live here!





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The Elevated Evening News™ Live Tonight at 10pm....Replay of Tonight's Show Below

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/15/2020 10:02 PM
Arnold, CA...The Elevated Evening News™ Live Tonight at 10pm.

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Traffic Update....Grass Fire Reported Near Sr49 / Carol Kennedy Dr

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/15/2020 03:25 PM
San Andreas, CA...Traffic Update....Grass Fire Reported Near Sr49 / Carol Kennedy Dr. Please use caution in the area...


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Get Ready for the 47th Annual Bjornloppet XC Ski Race

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/15/2020 12:33 PM
Bear Valley, CA...The Bear Valley Adventure Company is excited to host the 47th Bjornloppet XC Ski Race on February 8th and 9th, 2020. This event is the longest-running ski race in California and is a special opportunity to visit Bear Valley and test your skills on the groomed scenic trails. New this year is a 5 kilometer course to compliment the iconic 10K and 20K course. All ages and abilities welcome.



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Jamestown Man Arrested for Having Weapon on Campus

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/15/2020 12:04 PM
Sonora, CA...From the Sonora Police Dept..."18-year-old Daniel Charles Wandersee Jr. of Jamestown was arrested on January 13th for having a loaded firearm on school grounds and for being in possession of a stolen firearm. Shortly after 10:30 a.m. today, Cassina High School administration notified our office that a student was seen on campus with a firearm. At the time of the call, the 18-year-old student (Wandersee) had reportedly just left campus on foot.

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Happy New Year from Angels Trading Post! They Have Everything to Keep You Rolling in 2020!

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/15/2020 10:23 AM
Angels Camp, CA...Stop and say hi and top off your tanks today! Angels Trading Post has everything you need to keep you Hopping when you visit our area. Great Prices on Gas, Drinks, Sodas, Java City Coffees and more. They also have great prices on tobacco products. Stop by and see the Singh's today at the corner of Hwy 49 & Hwy 4. Now for a limited time get a Free 20oz Fountain Drink with a Fill Up!! Open Weekdays from 6am to 11pm and later on Weekends!


President Trump Participates in U.S. & China Trade Agreement Signing

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/15/2020 08:16 AM
Washington, DC...President Trump Participates in a Signing Ceremony of an Agreement Between the U.S. and China

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Bret Harte Union High School District Hiring for District Mechanic & Bus Driver

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/15/2020 08:00 AM
Angels Camp, CA...Bret Harte Union High School District Job Announcement! Under the direction of the Director of Transportation, the District Mechanic/Bus Driver will supervise and participate in maintenance and repair of gasoline and diesel-powered District and contracted equipment; oversee and evaluate the maintenance of all District road equipment to assure safety and efficiency; assist in the development and evaluation of preventative maintenance programs; and schedule all equipment for all types of repairs. Bus driving duties include operating a school bus over designated rural, mountainous routes while transporting students safely and efficiently to the school sites or to co-curricular or extra-curricular activities.

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Pelosi Names Impeachment Managers

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/15/2020 07:30 AM
Washington, DC... Speaker Nancy Pelosi today named Impeachment Managers. “Today, I have the privilege of naming the Managers of the impeachment trial of the President,” said Speaker Nancy Pelosi. “It is their responsibility to present the very strong case for the President’s impeachment and removal. The Impeachment Managers represent the patriotism, pluralism and vibrancy of America.” “The House has demonstrated its courage and patriotism,” she continued. “Our Managers reflect those values, and will now honor their responsibility to defend democracy For The People with great seriousness, solemnity and moral strength.”

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Mornings with the One Percent™ Will Be Live at 11:30am from Mark Twain Medical Center. New Stories Below!

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/15/2020 07:01 AM
Arnold, CA…Mornings with the One Percent™ is live weekday mornings from 7-10am. The premise for the show is that the USDA ranked all 3,142 counties or county equivalents in the USA on a livability or desirability scale based on factors such as climate, scenic beauty, bodies of water for recreation, humidity and much more. All of our area ranked not only in the top one percent but in the top one half of one percent. So in the ups and downs of daily life remember you don’t have to be a Gates, Buffett or Bezos to live like the one percent. Just live here!



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A Plan 4 Me Heart Health = Everything Seminar on Feb. 14th

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/14/2020 04:41 PM
San Andreas, CA...January 13, 2020 –A healthy heart is essential to overall health and well-being. Mark Twain Medical Center will host a special workshop on Feb. 14 focusing on how to achieve and maintain heart health. Heart Health = Everything is from 10 a.m. to noon in the MTMC Education Center. A complimentary luncheon follows the workshop and free CPR training is also available.

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The Elevated Evening News™ Live Tonight at 10pm…Tonight’s Replay is Below

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/14/2020 10:01 PM
Arnold, CA...The Elevated Evening News™ Live Tonight at 10pm.

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Trump Holds Campaign Rally in Milwaukee During Democratic Debate

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/14/2020 06:00 PM
Milwaukee, WI...Trump Holds Campaign Rally in Milwaukee During Democratic Debate

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Traffic Update....Minor Injury Collision Near Phoenix Lake Rd / Elizabeth Ln

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/14/2020 05:28 PM
Sonora, CA...Traffic Update....Minor Injury Collision Near Phoenix Lake Rd / Elizabeth Ln.


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Middleton's Gold Crown Hallmark Storewide Inventory Clearance!

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/14/2020 04:40 PM
Angels Camp, CA...Storewide Inventory Clearance all this Month at Middleton's Gold Crown Hallmark!  Middleton's Hallmark has been family owned and operated since 1955.


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Kioti Tractors & Off Road Vehicles from A1 Sharpening in San Andreas Give Your Dirt Some Love!

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/14/2020 01:17 PM
San Andreas, CA...A-1 has been Serving Calaveras county, central California valley and surrounding areas since 2007. They offer full service repair and sales of tractors, mowers, trimmers, chainsaws, logsplitters, generators and rototillers. In addition, they provide sharpening service for chainsaws, mower blades and circular saw blades. They are located at 660 E. St. Charles St, San Andreas, CA.





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Created on 02/22/2006 11:32 PM by thepinetree
Updated on 05/10/2019 10:39 AM by thepinetree
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Will Democrats Lose the House in 2020?
Will push back on impeachment cause the Democratic Party to lose house majority in 2020?
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Yes, People will see it as a waste of time punish them at the ballot box



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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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