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Husband & Wife Ione Sex Offenders Sentenced

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/11/2017 11:26 PM
Ione, CA...In the summer of 2015, a minor girl reported to the Ione Police Department that she had engaged in a sexual relationship with Keithlee Velez, 26, of Ione. She explained to police that Keithlee Velez’s wife, Amy Velez, 24, knew about the sexual relationship and helped them meet for the purpose of sex under the guise of having her babysit for the pair. The couple was also planning on bringing another underage person into their relationship. The Ione Police Department’s investigation revealed that Keithlee Velez had also forcibly kissed a female minor. She ran home and Velez followed her to her residence, where he threatened to harm her and her family if she told anyone what had happened.

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The Elevated Evening News™ Replay

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/11/2017 11:13 PM
Arnold, CA…The Elevated Evening News™ Replay of Tonight’s news that originally aired at 10pm.

Traffic Update....Truck Runs Over Man in Valley Springs Area

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/11/2017 06:30 PM
Valley Springs, CA....There was another very sad traffic related incident this afternoon in the Valley Springs area. A parking brake must not have been set and a man took off after a truck that was rolling. The truck then rolled over the man. We are late on this one on purpose as a company name is listed in the logs. Didn't want a family member to possibly find out before law enforcement could make contact with the family.

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Bret Harte FFA Works Hard to Achieve Their Goals ~ By Ashlynn Madeaux

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/11/2017 01:52 PM
Angels Camp, CA...On December sixth the Bret Harte FFA Chapter held their fourth meeting of the year. At 6 p.m. Greenhand president Bianca Rael introduced the Greenhand Officer team: 1st Vice President Haylee Maddeaux, 2nd Vice President Madison Gaynor, Secretary Hailee Gunter, Treasurer Lance Judson, Reporter Kaitlin Kirkman and Sentinel Isabel Barboza to the chapter and the parents who were in attendance of the meeting. The greenhand officers showed phenomenal leadership qualities throughout the meeting and worked extremely hard to make this meeting as perfect as they possibly could. Later in the meeting Kaegen Moore and the rest of the officer team awarded 63 first year FFA members with their Greenhand degrees. The officer team and the Bret Harte FFA Chapter is exceedingly proud of the Greenhand officer team and the Members who received their Greenhand degrees. At first, all of the members thought it was impossible until it was done.

Explosion In Subway at NY Port Authority Bus Terminal

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/11/2017 12:11 PM
New York, NY...At approximately 0720 hours, in a below ground walkway (IND line & 42nd Street & 8th Ave) connects the Port Authority bus terminal to the NYC IRT 42nd & 7th Avenue Shuttle at Times Square, police were called to a reported explosion, responding units found an injured 27-year-old male with burns and wounds to his body. Investigation at the scene indicates that this male was wearing an improvised explosive device attached to his body. This device was intentionally detonated by the subject. Three other people in the immediate area also sustained minor injuries. The subject was placed in custody and transported to Bellevue Hospital. Immediate police response to the scene included members of the Transit Bureau, Emergency Service Division, Bomb Squad, Counterterrorism Personnel, MTA Police, State Troopers and FBI’s Joint Terrorism Task Force. In addition, the NYPD’s Strategic Response Group and Critical Response Command were assigned to other key transportation hubs and other locations throughout the city as a precautionary measure. This incident was captured on transit system video. A further review and interview of witnesses is underway. A thorough background investigation into Akayed Ullah is being conducted by the JTTF. We are asking anyone who may have any information about this individual or incident, call Terror Hotline at 888-NYC-SAFE.

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San Andreas Fire Protection District Honors firefighters! Honors Presented During a Dinner on Dec. 9

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/11/2017 09:32 AM
San Andreas Fire Protection District on Saturday honored district personnel for their service. The top awards of the night went to two seasoned captains who hold down full time jobs outside the fire service yet still somehow find the time to respond dozens of times a year – sometimes dozens of times a month – to emergency calls in their community. San Andreas Fire Chief Don Young singled out Capt. Brian Santos and Capt. Susan Young for their unpaid service to the district. Santos works full time as an ambulance paramedic in Stockton. Young works for the U.S. Postal Service. Yet both of them don their fire gear and respond when needed, often in the middle of the night when they would otherwise be sleeping.




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Rodney Lee O'Connor, 49 From Angels Camp Passed Away on December 7th

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/11/2017 08:47 AM
Angels Camp, CA...Rodney Lee O'Connor, a resident of Angels Camp, CA, passed away at the age of 49 years old on Dec. 7, 2017 at his home. He was born on August 30, 1968 in San Andreas, CA. He is survived by his son Dylan O'Connor, age 16, Oliver and Gerri O'Connor, Betty and Gary Lynn, Todd and Shelly O'Connor and Ty O'Connor. There will be a private graveside service. A public memorial reception will be held at Angels Gun Club on Dec. 16, 2017 at 12 pm.

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Traffic Update....Rollover Collision Near Hwy 4 & Live Oak Drive

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/11/2017 08:00 AM
Douglas Flat, CA...Traffic Update....Rollover Collision Near Hwy 4 & Live Oak Drive. Lanes are blocked, more to follow...

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Make Your Whole Family Happy for the Holidays with a Great Deal From Sonora Ford

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/09/2017 09:12 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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PineTree.tv is now Streaming 24/7....Morning Show Replay Up Now & The Elevated Evening News™ Tonight at 10pm

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/07/2017 10:53 AM
Arnold, CA...PineTree.tv is now Streaming 24/7...Mornings with the One Percent™ Replay Streaming Now & Elevated Evening News™ Will Be Live at 10pm PineTree.tv is a new streaming TV Channel for Calaveras, Tuolumne, Alpine & Amador Counties. We are starting with 4 hours of live and 4 hours of same day replay programming each weekday. Each weekday will start with Mornings with the One Percent™ and finishing up with The Elevated Evening News™ at 10pm. We are also committed to and put this infrastructure in place to go live when events dictate. We will be digging into our thousands of hours video and showcasing some current, and classic event coverage & programs. These will include Parades, Pageants, Frog Jumps, Ironstone Concours d Elegance Awards Programs, Veterans Programs, Grape Stomps & more will be featured in our first week.



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Mornings with the One Percent™ Live Weekdays 7-10am (New Stories Below)

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/04/2017 06:59 AM
Arnold, CA...Mornings with the One Percent™ is live weekday mornings from 7-10am.


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Primary Care is Dream Come True for Family Nurse Practitioner Guadalupe Robles

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/01/2017 01:47 PM
San Andreas, CA...Guadalupe “Lupe” Robles has a unique perspective on her role as a Family Nurse Practitioner. “I think of every patient as a puzzle. We look for the right pieces to solve what is wrong with the puzzle.” Guadalupe has recently joined the staff at the San Andreas Family Medical Center after two years at the Valley Springs Family Medical Center. She earned her nursing degree at California State University, Bakersfield, specializing in primary care and concentrating on health care needs in the small, rural towns in that region. “Rural communities have always appealed to me,” she says. “That’s why I am so happy to be working here in Calaveras County.



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The Elevated Evening News™ Live Tonight at 10pm

Posted by: thepinetree on 11/30/2017 10:00 PM
Arnold, CA...The Elevated Evening News™ Live Tonight at 10pm.



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Celebrate the Season with a Local Tradition and a Holiday Classic: Studio 4 Dance Theater’s “The Nutcracker,” December 14-16, 2017 in Angels Camp

Posted by: thepinetree on 11/28/2017 04:55 PM
Angels Camp, CA...It’s beginning to look a lot like… Nutcracker! Studio 4 Dance Theater will present the ninth annual production of the holiday classic “The Nutcracker” ballet, December 14-16, 2017 at the Bret Harte Theater in Angels Camp. Reserved seats for this acclaimed annual production are available for lower-priced advance purchase beginning November 9, 2017 at www.studio4dancetheater.com.  Every year, Studio 4 Dance Theater offers a fresh version of Tchaikovsky’s “Nutcracker,” the classic holiday tale of Clara’s dreamlike adventures with her Nutcracker Prince. The professional-quality production has become the highlight of the local holiday season, with return audiences and sold-out performances year after year. This year’s “Nutcracker” will feature some exciting and ambitious technical surprises.

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Mattly’s Afternoon Bear Valley Mountain Update

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/10/2017 12:05 PM
Bear Valley, CA...Mattly’s Afternoon Bear Valley Mountain Update



Mokelumne Hill Holiday Open House & Artist Reception at Petroglyphe Gallery

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/10/2017 09:21 AM
Mokelumne Hill, CA...Discover small town holiday cheer at Mokelumne Hill’s Holiday Open House on Sunday, December 10, 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm. This quaint, historic, gold rush town comes to life with special activities for the entire family.  Have a photo taken with Santa at the Historic Hotel Leger and enjoy a Horse Drawn Hay Ride down Main Street.  Merchants will be offering special activities such as face painting by Leslie Vasquez at Petroglyphe Gallery;  Reindeer Games at McHale’s Revival and Complimentary Holiday Food and Drink at Moke Hill Nuts & Gifts, Dixie's Feather Your Nest and Renegade Winery.  Get creative at Ed & Brenda's with Ginger-Bread House Decorating, Children's Crafts at the Mokelumne Hill Library or Make and Take Ornaments at ACME ART. Children can mail their "wish list" to the North Pole at the Mokelumne Hill Post Office.  Mokelumne Hill's Holiday Open House is a chance for everyone to join in and celebrate the spirit of the season.  Feel the warmth of small-town pride and the rich heritage of this historic gold rush community.  All activities are FREE.




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President Trump's Weekly Address on Illegal Immigration & Kate Steinle

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/10/2017 08:17 AM
Washington, DC...“Help me, Dad.” Those were the last words spoken by Kate Steinle as she lay dying on a San Francisco pier – a precious young American woman killed in the prime of her life. Kate’s death is a tragedy that was entirely preventable. She was shot by an illegal alien and a 7-time convicted felon who had been deported five times – but he was free to harm an innocent American because our leaders refused to protect our border, and because San Francisco is a Sanctuary City. In Sanctuary States and Cities, innocent Americans are at the mercy of criminal aliens because state and local officials defy federal authorities and obstruct the enforcement of our immigration laws.

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Traffic Update...Collision Near Golf Links & Jamestown Road.

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/10/2017 07:56 AM
Jamestown, CA...Traffic Update...Collision Near Golf Links & Jamestown Road.

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Be Ready for Winter & Thank You for Shopping Locally at SNAC!

Posted by: thepinetree on 11/30/2017 07:53 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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Shop Local & Shop Often at The Wild Rose in Jamestown

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/09/2017 12:23 PM
Jamestown, CA...We are now open in our new Jamestown location! We carry local artists works for sale. A great eclectic collection of gift ideas for you to choose from.

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President Trump Gives Remarks at the Opening of the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/09/2017 09:01 AM
Jackson, MS...President Trump Gives Remarks at the Opening of the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum

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Celebration of Mountain Ranch Town Tree & Christmas Parade is December 9th at Noon

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/09/2017 08:44 AM
Mountain Ranch, CA...The Tradition of Mountain Ranch Town Christmas. The tree was erected on November 26th by the faithful elves of Mountain Ranch, Jerry, Mel, Pete, Phil, Joe and others. Decorations were installed by local Ladies who volunteer every year. As best we can determine this is the 140th year of our town tree. This Year the tree was donated by Linda Spence.

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Broll Mountain Vineyards Takes Center Stage With New Tasting Room in Murphys

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/06/2017 02:17 PM
Murphys, CA..The new, beautiful & elegant tasting room for Broll Mountain Vineyards in now open in the heart of Murphys' tasting room row. Stop by and visit their new showcase for their wines. Broll Mountain Vineyards was born from a dream of producing the best wine in the Sierra Nevada Foothills, Betty and Bill Broll founded Broll Mountain Vineyards in 1998. When Betty and Bill first saw the 25 acres of rustic land perched on top of a mountain overlooking Murphys, they knew that with love and vision, they had found an amazing piece of property that could make their dream become reality.



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Timeless Home Gallery is Celebrating 4 Years Bringing Rustic Elegance To Arnold

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/06/2017 12:59 PM
Arnold, CA...We are providing a unique experience for our community to connect with local Artisans. Producing timeless, functional and Artful home décor is our passion and connecting the consumer directly to the artists is our commitment.

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Great Gifts at The Clothes Mine in Angels Camp!

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/06/2017 08:34 AM
Angels Camp, CA...Do you need some great gift ideas? Stop by to see our selection of cozy flannel shirts, soft sweaters and scarves, and fun gift items. We'll even gift wrap for you! We are located in the Angels Towne Center and are open 10am-6pm Monday thru Saturday, 11am-5pm on Sundays. Stop by or give us a call, 209.890.7532. We look forward to seeing you!


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Wrap Up The Holidays With Laid Back Prices at Middleton's

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/05/2017 10:49 AM
Angels Camp, CA...Wrap Up The Holidays With Laid Back Prices at Middleton's





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Get Ready For Winter With Abbott's Snow Removal

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/05/2017 06:40 AM
Get Ready For Winter With Abbott's Snow Removal

Now Open ...The Rhone Room at Lavender Ridge

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/03/2017 05:58 PM
Murphys, CA...Enjoy extraordinary library wines with artisan cheese plates for two. Sit-down flight style tasting of the best selections from the Lavender Ridge Cellar. Through the big iron door in the back. Reservations recommended.

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Celebrating over 150 Years as Part of Your Community

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/02/2017 02:47 PM
Angels Camp, CA...Since 1867, we've believed in giving back to the communities that we serve in the form of donations, community involvement and volunteer time. Our employees are your friends and neighbors. We believe in working hard to make our communities a better place to live.

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Say Happy Holidays with These Great Wine Specials From Black Sheep Winery

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/02/2017 10:05 AM
Murphys, CA...Black Sheep Winery arrived in Murphys with the 1984 harvest. From that first harvest we produced our 1984 Amador Zinfandel. The wine was styled in a big, bold way like nobody else could do. That's what makes us Black Sheep; we're different from the rest of the flock. We feature small batches of limited release wines handcrafted from high quality grapes grown in Calaveras and Amador Counties. We produce about 2,500 cases of wine per year, specializing in Zinfandels and Rhone varietals.

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Shop Local & Save at Arnold Ace Home Center's Big "Wrap It In Red" Sale Going on Now!

Posted by: thepinetree on 11/30/2017 07:44 AM
Arnold, CA...Shop Local & Save at Arnold Ace Home Center's Big "Wrap It In Red" Sale Going on Now!





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The Elevated Evening News™...Tonight a Replay of the President's Speech

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/08/2017 10:00 PM
Arnold, CA...Tonight's news will be a replay of the President's speech from this evening.

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Big Trees Village Now Hiring for Summer 2018

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/08/2017 08:50 PM
Big Trees Village, CA...Recreation Activities Manager - Summer 2018. 5 days/week from approximately May - Labor Day, at Big Trees Village pools and park complex. Supervise and schedule lifeguards and other staff. Coordinate social events for members. Assist with management of pools and facilities. Support office manager as needed. Nurture a fun, safe family environment. Minimum qualifications: 21+ years of age; some experience in a recreational environment; great people skills. Preferred additional qualifications: Red Cross Lifeguard Certification and/or First Aid Training; California Food Handlers Certificate; computer skills, e.g., Word, Excel. Send letter and resume: manager@bigtreesvillage.org

Attorney General Becerra Joins Amicus Brief Calling For CFPB’s Independence

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/08/2017 08:19 PM
Sacramento, CA...California Attorney General Xavier Becerra today called on the Trump Administration to respect the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) independence. The CFPB works tirelessly to protect consumers from fraud, abuse, and unfair business practices, and has returned $12 billion to American consumers since being created in the wake of the financial crisis. It was carefully crafted by Congress to be an independent agency.




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Board of Supervisors Notice of Public Hearing

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/08/2017 03:52 PM
San Andreas, CA...BOARD OF SUPERVISORS NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING LEAD AGENCY: Calaveras County Planning Department, 891 Mountain Ranch Rd., San Andreas, CA 95249 2016-462 APPEAL by Archer Norris Pro Law Group on behalf of John Mendoza and S.J.H.M. Association of Planning Commission Denial of Appeal 2016-462 for the denial of a Commercial Cannabis Cultivation Registration Application. This site is located at 2539 Horseshoe Road, Copperopolis, APN: 054-004-061.

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The 8th Annual Caroling in the Cavern at Moaning Cave

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/08/2017 03:13 PM
Vallecito, CA...Reserve your space soon- tickets go fast! Our 8th Annual Caroling in the Cavern Concert at Moaning Cavern is Friday, December 8th, 2017 at 6:30pm (check-in begins at 6pm) featuring the talented local choir Jazz@8 from Summerville High School. Beautifully arranged carols sung a cappella in multi-part-harmony come to life in this spectacular environment with its incredible natural acoustics. Join in during sing-a-longs and enjoy a surprise visit from Santa! Santa will be available for photos and he will distribute a souvenir gift to each guest. Tickets are $22 each, or $20 with a food donation.


Be sure to visit our web page, https://caverntours.com/caroling/, for all the details. Reservations are recommended.

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Board of Supervisors Notice of Public Hearing on Amendments to Cannabis Regulations

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/08/2017 03:10 PM
San Andreas, CA...BOARD OF SUPERVISORS NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING. LEAD AGENCY: Calaveras County Planning Department, 891 Mountain Ranch Rd., San Andreas, CA 95249 2014-064 AMENDMENTS TO TITLE 17 REGULATING CANNABIS CULTIVATION AND COMMERCE: The County proposes to amend Title 17 to replace Chapter 17.95, an urgency ordinance adopted on May 10, 2016 with a permanent ordinance either banning or regulating the cultivation of and commercial uses associated with cannabis, including testing, distribution, and manufacturing. An Environmental Impact Report, State Clearinghouse #2016042019 has been prepared for the subject ordinance.

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MET Team Seizes Another Indoor Marijuana Grow

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/08/2017 02:37 PM
Valley Springs, CA...On 12-7-17 members of the Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office Marijuana Enforcement Team served a search warrant for an illegal unregistered indoor marijuana grow at a residence in the 10000 block of Milton Road, Valley Springs. This operation was an independent investigation from the other indoor marijuana grow seized earlier in the day. Upon arrival, deputies found the entire house had been converted for marijuana cultivation.2,025 marijuana plants were seized and one subject arrested. The plants varied in size from small seedlings to tall mature marijuana plants.

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Tuolumne County Sheriff's Dept. Activity Logs Through December 5th

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/08/2017 01:06 PM
Sonora, CA...The latest Tuolumne County Sheriff's Deputies Activity Logs are enclosed...

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California Farm Bureau Elects New President, Vice Presidents..Including Sonora Native

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/08/2017 10:06 AM
Garden Grove, CA...An olive and citrus fruit grower from Oroville, Jamie Johansson, has been elected the new president of the California Farm Bureau Federation. The election of Johansson and of vice presidents Shannon Douglass of Orland and Shaun Crook of Sonora highlighted the final day of the 99th CFBF Annual Meeting in Garden Grove.

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Traffic Update...Collision Near Sr88 / Marilyn Ln

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/08/2017 09:41 AM
Pioneer, CA...CHP is reporting a pickup vs Subaru collision near Sr88 / Marilyn Ln. Please use caution in the area....

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New American Community Survey Says Richest Counties All DC Suburbs

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/08/2017 09:08 AM
Washington, DC...The nation experienced an increase in commuting time, median gross rent and a rise in English proficiency among those who spoke another language. These are only a few of the statistics released today from the U.S. Census Bureau’s 2012-2016 American Community Survey five-year estimates data release, which features more than 40 social, economic, housing and demographic topics, including homeowner rates and costs, health insurance and educational attainment.

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Economy Adds 228,000 in November, Unemployment Holds Steady at 4.1 Percent

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/08/2017 08:25 AM
Washington, DC...Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 228,000 in November, and the unemployment rate was unchanged at 4.1 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Employment continued to trend up in professional and business services, manufacturing, and health care. Household Survey Data The unemployment rate held at 4.1 percent in November, and the number of unemployed persons was essentially unchanged at 6.6 million. Over the year, the unemployment rate and the number of unemployed persons were down by 0.5 percentage point and 799,000, respectively.

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Get Your Home Organized for the Holidays With Laurie's Home Organizing 209.728.4700

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/05/2017 06:43 AM
Murphys, CA...Laurie’s Home Organizing can ring more order & new beauty to your surroundings. Existing furnishings skillfully & artfully put together to increase the charm and function of living spaces. As your professional organizer I find joy in helping manage the “stuff of life” --whatever it may be. Creative, neat, orderly, fast, easy to work with-- taking the ordinary & creating extraordinary results. Assist you in anyway that fulfills your individual needs. Consultation Services – Affordable & Efficient. Staging homes & yards to increase curb appeal. Reorganize kitchen, bath, closets etc. Eliminating unwanted clutter in your home or office. Testimonials and References Available. Laurie Nedwick 209 728-4700 lenedwick@gmail.com

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Shop Local & Shop Often at The Wild Rose in Jamestown

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/01/2017 08:43 AM
Jamestown, CA...We are now open in our new Jamestown location! We carry local artists works for sale. A great eclectic collection of gift ideas for you to choose from.

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Celebration of Life for Sarah & Ariana Will Be on December 9th at 1pm.

Posted by: thepinetree on 11/29/2017 03:16 PM
Angels Camp, CA...Celebration of Life for Sarah and Ariana to be held at Utica Park in Angels Camp on December the 9th at 1:00 PM. Sarah Rohde was described by loved ones as intelligent, funny, a dreamer with a sunny disposition and could make light and joy out of any situation, but most importantly Sarah was a wonderful mother and partner in life. Ariana, a sassy and sweet little angel of only 19 months who had so much more of life to live. The mother and daughter were tragically taken from us too soon, and were survived by Sarah's fiancé and Ariana's father Dajon Harris, and son Julian.

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Make Your Whole Family Happy for the Holidays with a Great Deal From Sonora Ford

Posted by: thepinetree on 11/15/2017 07:53 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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Groveland Bank Robber May Be The Serial Bank Robber “Khaki Bandit"

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/07/2017 06:27 PM
Groveland, CA...On December 5th at about 2:30 PM, the Yosemite Bank in Groveland was robbed by a man armed with a handgun. The suspect is described as a white male, between 25-35 years of age, 5’10”-6’0” tall, between 150-170 pounds with an athletic build.

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Plants, Cash & Vehicle Seized from Indoor Marijuana Grow

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/07/2017 03:54 PM
Valley Springs, CA...On 12-7-17 members of the Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office Marijuana Enforcement Team served a search warrant for an illegal unregistered indoor marijuana grow at a residence on Delin Way in Valley Springs. No subjects were found to be present during the warrant service, although suspects involved with this operation have been identified. Upon arrival, deputies found that the entire house and garage had been converted for marijuana cultivation with a small area in one room as living quarters. 1220 marijuana plants were seized as well as a large amount of US Currency and a vehicle.

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Traffic Update....Collision Near Hwy 108 & 5th Avenue

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/07/2017 01:46 PM
Jamestown, CA...CHP is reporting a possible injury collision near Hwy 108 & 5th Ave in the Jamestown area. Please use caution when traveling near there.

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  1. Dignity Health and Catholic Health Initiatives to Combine to Form New Catholic Health System Focused on Creating Healthier Communities
  2. Press Briefing with Press Secretary Sarah Sanders
  3. President Trump on Jerusalem
  4. Traffic Update....Semi vs Vehicle Collision Near Hwy 108 & Lower Twain Harte Drive
  5. Embattled Senator Al Franken to Resign
  6. Traffic Update....Collision on Hwy 26 Between Glencoe & Moke Hill
  7. Resort Services Open This Weekend at Bear Valley, No Trails Yet
  8. Congressman Al Green's Impeachment Efforts Fail...But Did Garner 58 Votes
  9. Angels Food & Sierra Hills Markets Grocery Ad & Weekly Specials Through December 12th
  10. Big Trees Market Weekly Ad & Grocery Specials Through December 12th
  11. Calaveras County Sheriff's Logs Through December 5th
  12. Symphony of the Sierra to Perform at Columbia College on December 17th
  13. Sonora Man Makes Himself at Home in Laundry Room
  14. Walmart Changes its Legal Name to Reflect How Customers Want to Shop
  15. Traffic Update...Loose Cow Near Ospital Rd / Southworth Rd
  16. Moderate Injuries After Chevy vs Bentley Collision on New York Ranch Road
  17. "Open Bar" at Pizza Factory Lands Groveland Man in Jail
  18. Two Perish on Harmony Lane in Apparent Murder - Suicide
  19. Fire Situation Report From Cal-Fire
  20. Jose Inez Garcia-Zarate to Face Federal Firearm Charges in the Northern District of California
  21. The Elevated Evening News™ Live Tonight at 10pm
  22. Christine Rapunzale Spies Passed Away at 66
  23. Jeannette Willard Passed Away on November 28th at 67
  24. Happy Holidays & Twelve Days of Great Deals From Greenhorn Creek.
  25. Armed Bank Robbery at Yosemite Bank in Groveland.
  26. Traffic Update....Multi-Vehicle Collision Near Hwy 88 & Blue Sky Drive
  27. 0 Reward For Information Leading to Arrest For Damage at Alpine Coin Laundry
  28. Governor Brown Declares State of Emergency in Ventura County Due to Thomas Fire
  29. The IOC Suspends Russian National Olympic Committee From Competing in 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics
  30. Calaveras Marijuana Grower Flees Minnesota Traffic Stop Later Arrested for Warrant
  31. Traffic Update...Black SUV vs House in Copperopolis Area
  32. Traffic Update....Overturned Pickup Near Candy Rock & Hunter Dam Road
  33. K9 Maverick Sniffs out Yet Another Drug Dealer!
  34. Celebration of Mountain Ranch Town Tree & Christmas Parade is December 9th at Noon
  35. Merry Christmas From Murphys Motorcycle Company
  36. Study Session on Banning Fireworks Tops December 5th Board Agenda
  37. BMW Driver Sought from Vehicle Pursuit
  38. Traffic Update....Vehicle Off Roadway Near Hwy 4 & Stallion Way
  39. Traffic Update...Powerline Down in Roadway Near Rainy Dr / Gloria Dr
  40. Traffic Update...Tree Down Across Roadway Near Smith Station & Hwy 120
  41. Traffic Update....Line Down Across Roadway Near Middle Dr & Meadow Drive.
  42. Traffic Update...Tree Down Near N. Bald Mountain Road & Winton Road.
  43. Several Thousand Without Power Heading Into the Evening
  44. US Supreme Court Allows Full Enforcement of Travel Ban
  45. More Charges Filed in Strange and Growing Human Remains Case
  46. Traffic Update....Escalon Man Arrested on Theft, Drug, License, Registration, Reckless Evading & More
  47. President Trump Gives Remarks at the Utah State Capitol
  48. Presidential Weekly Address on Rosa Parks
  49. They are Making Snow In Bear Valley and Getting Ready for Opening Day!
  50. Local Student Challenges School Policy on Faith Based Discussions in Biology Class

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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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