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Preliminary Analysis of Legislation That Would Replace Subsidies for Health Care With Block Grants

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/25/2017 03:23 PM
Washington, DC...At the request of the Chairman of the Senate Budget Committee, the Congressional Budget Office and the staff of the Joint Committee on Taxation (JCT) have analyzed the direct spending and revenue effects of legislation sponsored by Senators Graham, Cassidy, Heller, and Johnson that would replace certain federal subsidies for health care with block grants to states. Specifically, the agencies analyzed H.R. 1628, an amendment in the nature of a substitute [LYN17744], posted on September 25, 2017, on Senator Cassidy’s website.


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Planning Commission Notice of Public Hearing on Amendments to Title 17 Related to Medical Cannabis Dispensaries

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/25/2017 02:58 PM
San Andreas, CA...PLANNING COMMISSION NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING LEAD AGENCY: Calaveras County Planning Department, 891 Mountain Ranch Rd., San Andreas, CA 95249 2017-122 AMENDMENTS TO TITLE 17 RELATED TO MEDICAL CANNABIS DISPENSARIES: The County proposes to amend Title 17 to modify Chapter 17.91 related to medical cannabis dispensaries to bring it into compliance with state law. The proposed amendments to Title 17 are exempt from CEQA pursuant to Section 15061(b)(3). The activity is covered by the general rule that CEQA applies only to projects which have the potential for causing a significant effect on the environment. Where it can be seen with certainty that there is no possibility that the activity in question may have a significant effect on the environment, the activity is not subject to CEQA.

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Board of Supervisors Notice of Public Hearing on Zoning Amendment & Negative Declaration

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/25/2017 02:45 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 2016-1144 ZONING AMENDMENT AND NEGATIVE DECLARATION FOR KEVIN AND THERESA LOCKE: Zoning Amendment to change the zoning of a 7.44 acre parcel from RR (Rural Residential) to RA (Residential Agriculture). The purpose of the zone change is to reflect current land use and future uses for small-scale wine tasting and special events. The subject property is located at 949 Green Meadow Ct., Murphys, APN 068-056-001. A Negative Declaration was prepared and was available for review from April 12, 2017 through May 2, 2017.

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Planning Commission Notice of Public Hearing on Denial of Commercial Cannabis Cultivation Registration Application

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/25/2017 02:34 PM
San Andreas, CA...PLANNING COMMISSION NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING LEAD AGENCY: Calaveras County Planning Department, 891 Mountain Ranch Rd., San Andreas, CA 95249 2016-832 APPEAL by Ortal Gabbay of Planning Directors Denial of Commercial Cannabis Cultivation Registration Application. The site is located at 5340 Hawver Road, Mokelumne Hill, T5N, R12E, Sec. 28, APN: 016-024-057.

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Board of Supervisors Notice of Public Hearing on Denial of Commercial Cannabis Cultivation Registration

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/25/2017 02:23 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 2016-802 APPEAL by Charnel James on behalf of Luigi De Dominicis of Planning Commission Denial of Appeal 2016-802 for the denial of a Commercial Cannabis Cultivation Registration Application. The 5.01-acre site is located at 5920 Railroad Flat Rd., Mountain Ranch, APN 021-004-083, NW ¼ of Sec. 26, T05N, R13E, MDM.

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Planning Commission Notice of Public Hearing on Denial of Commercial Cannabis Cultivation Registration Application

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/25/2017 02:14 PM
San Andreas, CA...PLANNING COMMISSION NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Lead Agency: Calaveras County Planning Department, 891 Mountain Ranch Rd. San Andreas, CA 95249 2016-799 APPEAL by Gregory Garner of the Planning Director’s Denial of Commercial Cannabis Cultivation Registration Application 2016-799. The site is located at 2009 Independence Cem. Ln., Railroad Flat, CA, APN 12-012-033.

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Planning Commission Notice of Public Hearing on Banning the Cultivation of and Commercial Uses Associated with Cannabis

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/25/2017 01:58 PM
San Andreas, CA...PLANNING COMMISSION 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 banning 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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Board of Supervisors Notice of Public Hearing on Denial of Commercial Cannabis Cultivation Registration

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/25/2017 01:50 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 2016-520 APPEAL by Huy Pham of Planning Commission Denial of Appeal 2016-520 for the denial of a Commercial Cannabis Cultivation Registration Application. This site is located at 6360 De Los Angeles Rd., Campo Seco, in the SW 1/4 of Section 15, T4N, R10E, MDB&M.

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Refer A Friend & Get 60 Days Free Service From CAL-WASTE

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/25/2017 01:42 PM
Calaveras County, CA...Refer A Friend & Get 60 Days Free Service From CAL-WASTE

Justice for Cici Protesters Attacked by Unidentified Assailants

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/25/2017 01:18 PM
Angels Camp, CA...On September 23, 2017 at approximately 1:25 PM, officers from the Angels Camp Police Department were dispatched to a reported fight in front of the Pet Bath House located at 172 South Main Street. Witnesses of the fight reported that a male and female approached the "Justice for Cici" protesters in front of the Pet Bath House and began yelling at the protesters to leave the area. The unknown female flipped over the protesters table and struck a female protester numerous times with a closed fist. Another protester ran to the first protester's aid and began yelling at the unknown female to stop. The female then began yelling at the second protester, and struck the second protester two times in the face. Both protesters suffered minor injuries.




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Mornings with the One Percent™ Replay for September 25th

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/25/2017 11:01 AM
Arnold, CA... Mornings with the One Percent™ Replays for September 25th are enclosed...


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Two Arrested in Sonora for Drug & Other Charges

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/25/2017 09:51 AM
Sonora, CA...Just before midnight on Saturday, 21-year-old Xavier Benzel of Sonora drove into the parking lot of AM/PM on Pesce Way in Sonora. Deputy Knapp happened to be in the same parking lot and knew Benzel had a warrant for his arrest for driving on a suspended driver's license.

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Make Plans To Attend the 2017 "Pink In The Night" Ceremony October 2nd.

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/25/2017 09:32 AM
Valley Springs, CA...Make Plans To Attend the 2017 "Pink In The Night" Ceremony October 2nd.



Event occurs on 10/02/2017 from 05:30 PM to .

Traffic Update...Minor Injury Motorcycle vs Deer Collision in Utica Grade

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/25/2017 09:25 AM
Murphys, CA...Earlier this morning there was a motorcycle vs deer collision on Hwy 4 near Utica Powerhouse Road. Luckily it was only minor injuries for the human but proved fatal for the dear. Please use caution out there today....

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Kathy Frost Named Sheriff's Secretary of the Year

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/25/2017 09:16 AM
San Andreas, CA...Congratulations to our very own Calaveras County Sheriff's Tech Kathy Frost who was named Sheriff's Secretary of the Year by the California State Sheriff's Association. Sheriff Dibasilio had nominated Kathy and was able to surprise her with this honor at a conference in Palm Springs.


Pictured: Captain Jim Macedo (left), Sheriff Tech Kathy Frost (middle) and Sheriff Rick Dibasilio (right).
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1700 Pounds of Marijuana Eradicated in Mountain Ranch

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/25/2017 08:59 AM
Mountain Ranch, CA...On 9-21-17 at about 9:15am, members of the Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office Marijuana Enforcement Team served a search warrant at a location in the 8000 block of West Murray Creek Road, Mountain Ranch. The property is not registered as a commercial medical cannabis cultivation site through the Calaveras County Planning Department.

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Hard Facts & Truths about Commercial Marijuana ~ By Gary Stevens

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/25/2017 07:10 AM
Both Sides of the Argument: I have been listening to the arguments made by the people supporting commercial marijuana industry and to those opposed in Calaveras County.  Those in favor of commercial marijuana cultivation argue that the ban will fail because there is no money to fund a ban, and the industry should be regulated. Only the good, responsible growers will be here and the county’s financial woes would be alleviated because somewhere between 5-11 million dollars that will come in from permit fees and taxes. That money will be used to ‘regulate’ the growing industry and protect us from unregulated black market growers. And there is the argument that marijuana has always been here.

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NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell Responds To Trump

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/24/2017 07:22 PM
New York, NY...The NFL and our players are at our best when we help create a sense of unity in our country and our culture. There is no better example than the amazing response from our clubs and players to the terrible natural disasters we've experienced over the last month. Divisive comments like these demonstrate an unfortunate lack of respect for the NFL, our great game and all of our players, and a failure to understand the overwhelming force for good our clubs and players represent in our communities.

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Fire Update...Possible Illegal Burn in Fly-In Acres Area

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/24/2017 10:51 AM
Arnold, CA...If you have heard or seen CDF's 404 turning some circles above the Arnold area according to TCU Command there was a possible fire siting reported by Blue Mountain. 404 took a look and was guiding engines in.

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Sacramento International Airport Ranks Highest Among Medium Sized Airports

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/24/2017 10:29 AM
Sacramento, CA...Overall passenger satisfaction with North American airports has reached an all-time high, as airports of every size have found creative ways to address the challenges of constant construction projects and increased passenger capacity demand. That’s the finding of the J.D. Power 2017 North America Airport Satisfaction Study,SM.

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Traffic Update....Collision on Hwy 88 near Kirkwood

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/24/2017 10:14 AM
Kirkwood, CA...CHP is reporting a collision between Kirkwood & Silver Lake. Please use caution in the area...

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Wise Words From a Wise Woman

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/24/2017 09:24 AM
"I see everyone as my friends. There are just some of my friends I spend more time around" Ruby Hamilton 1919 - 1994
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The Farmers Market At The Square is Back Every Sunday Till October

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/24/2017 09:18 AM
Copperopolis, CA...The Farmers Market at the Square is every Sunday from 10 am to 2 pm. With loads of fresh produce and plenty of vendors, Sundays are a great day to stock up for the week for fresh culinary experiences.

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Calaveras County Artists Studio Tours, September 23 - 24, 2017 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/24/2017 09:18 AM
San Andreas, CA...Visit the studios and art of 31 artists in Calaveras County, and enjoy art from paintings to ceramics, jewelry to hand-dyed silk scarves, and get a taste of Calaveras County Arts. Find paper maps at our Gallery Store at 22 N. Main Street in San Andreas and at business and public places throughout Calaveras County and beyond. Or download detailed maps and see an artists gallery at www.calaverasarts.org.

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The Big, The Ginormous Annual Winter Ski Sale at CHS Thrift

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/24/2017 09:17 AM
Arnold, CA...The Arnold CHS Thrift Store is holding tier Big Annual Ski Sale on September 23rd & 24th. Don;t miss out on the best prices in town on all skis, boots, snowboards, sleds & winter wear for the entire family.

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Register Now for the 4th Annual Angels Camp Gold Run on September 24th

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/24/2017 09:17 AM
Angels Camp, CA...Register Now for the 4th Annual Angels Camp Gold Run on September 24th. A 5K/10k with a 1 Mile kids Fun Run. Route travels through the historic Gold country town of Angels Camp CA. Proceeds benefit Mark Twain Elementary. Enjoy the Sierra Foothills on a 5k/10k race through the historic town of Angels Camp. Proceeds benefit the students of Mark Twain Elementary School. The race will kick off with a Kids 1 Mile Fun Run followed by the 5k & 10K races. All races begin in downtown Angels Camp at the Visitor’s Center. After race festivities and award at Utica Park until 2pm with music, food, drinks, games and raffle prizes. More details to come! Hope to see you there! Tickets range from $10-$35.


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Hwy 4 Ebbetts Pass Has Reopened

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/23/2017 12:05 PM
Bear Valley, CA...Hwy 4 Ebbetts Pass has reopened for your scenic driving pleasure!


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The Dive Bar Poets at Copperopolis Town Square on September 23rd

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/23/2017 11:58 AM
Copperopolis, CA...We are so EXCITED here at The Square!! Get ready for more from the September Concert Series at Copperopolis Town Square. A huge thank you to all who came out last eve for Dakota Crossing! Weren't they fabulous?! Next up is the local fan favorite, Dive Bar Poets Saturday at 7pm! This high energy band will knock your socks off with songs from the 80"s and 90's See you then! Copperopolis Town Square – the events, shopping and entertainment gathering place in Calaveras County – will host the Copper Concerts series beginning September 2nd and continuing every Saturday through September 30th. Performances will take place at 7 p.m. near the intersection of Town Square Road and Little John Road. Admission to each concert is free. The following acts headline the series: September 2nd – Fuse Box, A High Voltage Tribute to ACDC, September 9th – Max Headroom, 80’s Rocks and Hits, September 16th – Dakota Crossing, Pop and Country Hits, September 24th Dive Bar Poets, A Local Favorite Returns and finally September 30th, Faithfully, A Tribute to Journey featuring vocalist, Jeff Salado.




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Missing Some Bovines? Call 805.732.9710

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/23/2017 10:54 AM
Rail Road Flat, CA...We received a call from some viewers along the South Fork of the Mokelumne River off of Rail Road Flat Road. They have several cows in their yard that need to find their way back home. So if you are in that area and are missing part of your herd...we know where they might be. Call 805.732.9710

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American Heritage Girls 2017 Registration September 24, 2:00 – 4:00 PM White Pines Park

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/23/2017 10:12 AM
Arnold, CA...Join us to learn about AHG Bring your family and enjoy Fun and fellowship. Arnold families have discovered a new extra-curricular organization for their daughters called American Heritage Girls (AHG). AHG is a faith-based character development program for girls’ ages 5 – 18 dedicated to the mission of building women of integrity through service to God, family, community and country.


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Argonaut Rolls Past Bret Harte 35 - 14

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/22/2017 10:09 PM
Angels Camp, CA...Good play by Argonaut with a few self inflicted wounds by Bret Harte allowed the Mustangs to have a nice drive north back to Amador County. Both teams proved they could move the ball and put points on the board but Argonaut just did a bit better at it tonight. We have full game video below...





Join Us for Live Bret Harte Football as Bret Harte Takes on Argonaut 35 - 14 Argonaut

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/22/2017 06:11 PM
Angels Camp, CA...Join Us for Live Bret Harte Football as Bret Harte Takes on Argonaut



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Deer Season Opens Tomorrow in Calaveras County

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/22/2017 03:34 PM
San Andreas, CA...Tomorrow morning, Saturday September 23, 2017, deer and bear hunting season opens for our area. This is just a public service announcement for awareness of an increase of people in the woods wearing camouflage and carrying weapons. Many public lands throughout Calaveras County are utilized by a variety of users including hunters, nature enthusiasts, pedestrians, bicyclists, equestrians, off highway vehicles, and motorists. Please be respectful of others. Reckless or unsafe behavior will not be tolerated. Be prepared. Be safe.

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Traffic Update....Carson, Tioga, Sonora Passes Open...Ebbetts Still Closed

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/22/2017 02:17 PM
Bear Valley, CA....Traffic Update....Carson, Tioga, Sonora Passes Open...Ebbetts Closed. The Early Season snow storm still has Ebbetts Pass closed as the other mountain passes have reopened for the weekend. With warmer temps on tap for tomorrow I bet Caltrans opens the gates on Ebbetts tomorrow.


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Traffic Update....Vehicle into Ditch Near Hwy 26 & Olive Orchard Road

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/22/2017 02:00 PM
Valley Springs, CA...CHP is reporting a vehicle into a ditch near Hwy 26 near Olive Orchard. Please use caution in the area...

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Traffic Upate....Three Vehicle Collision Near Hwy 4 & Six Mile Road

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/22/2017 01:54 PM
Angels Camp, CA...CHP is reporting a three vehicle collision near Hwy 4 & Six Mile Road. Please use caution in the area...

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Magnolia Rythm Trio Live Tonight at Twisted Oak Tasting Room

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/22/2017 11:41 AM
Murphys, CA...LIVE MUSIC NIGHT this Friday night, 5-8pm at Twisted Oak Tasting Room's Enchanted Garden. A wonderful venue!!! Enjoy Magnolia Rhythm Trio's awesome music nestled in the trees with the sound of Murphys Creek on Main Street. Twisted Oak Winery's yummy wine will be served and Johnny's Food Truck will be preparing tacos, chips/salsa & fries to munch on while relaxing & enjoying friends! Guaranteed a fun evening!

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Public Notice of Vacancy on Area 12 Agency on Aging Advisory Council

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/22/2017 11:27 AM
San Andreas, CA...PUBLIC NOTICE: NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, due to unscheduled vacancies and expiration of terms, the Calaveras County Board of Supervisors encourages interested and qualified persons to apply for membership to the following County boards, committees or commissions:

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Public Notice: Establishment of Reduced Time Periods Allowed by Statute

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/22/2017 11:22 AM
San Andreas, CA...Public Notice: The following section is amended to Chapter 2.24 of the Calaveras County Code to read: Section 2.24.040 - Establishment of reduced time periods allowed by statute

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Mornings with the One Percent™ Replay for September 22nd

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/22/2017 11:03 AM
Arnold, CA…Mornings with the One Percent™ Replay for September 22nd



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Mark Twain Medical Center Hosts Annual Fall Health Fair September 30th

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/22/2017 09:40 AM
San Andreas, CA...Mark Twain Medical Center (MTMC) will be holding its 19th Annual Fall Health Fair on Saturday, September 30th from 7am to noon at the Hospital Campus in San Andreas. “Our purpose is to serve our community in many ways,” said Bob Diehl, Hospital President. “MTMC cares deeply about the health and wellbeing of our community members and beyond. Hosting our annual health fairs is just one way that we are able to provide valuable and needed resources in our rural community.”

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Traffic Update....Vehicle Vs Pole Near Hwy 26 & Ridge Road

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/22/2017 09:31 AM
West Point, CA...Traffic Update....Vehicle Vs Pole Near Hwy 26 & Ridge Road. Please use caution in the area...

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Creek Fire Update, 1,292 Acres, 25% Contained

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/22/2017 09:26 AM
Pinecrest, CA...Location: The Creek Fire is located in the Clear Lake/Bourland Mountain Area on the Mi-Wok Ranger District, Stanislaus National Forest. The fire is in a remote area with no structures threatened. The Creek fire is burning to the south and west of the Mountain Complex which burned in 2003.

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Angels Trading Post Has Everything To Keep You Rolling!

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/22/2017 09:08 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 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.


The Big, The Ginormous Annual Winter Ski Sale at CHS Thrift

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/22/2017 09:04 AM
Arnold, CA...The Arnold CHS Thrift Store is holding tier Big Annual Ski Sale on September 23rd & 24th. Don;t miss out on the best prices in town on all skis, boots, snowboards, sleds & winter wear for the entire family.

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Calaveras County Artists Studio Tours, September 23 - 24, 2017 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/22/2017 08:59 AM
San Andreas, CA...Visit the studios and art of 31 artists in Calaveras County, and enjoy art from paintings to ceramics, jewelry to hand-dyed silk scarves, and get a taste of Calaveras County Arts. Find paper maps at our Gallery Store at 22 N. Main Street in San Andreas and at business and public places throughout Calaveras County and beyond. Or download detailed maps and see an artists gallery at www.calaverasarts.org.

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Caltrans District 10 Road Report Through 9/30/17

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/22/2017 08:32 AM
Angels Camp, CA...The latest schedule of road repairs and maintenance that will affect your travels in our area and as you travel. Locally crews will be working on many of our roadways. Below is Caltrans plans for repairs and maintenance on local roads. It shows the route, county and location of the possible repairs. Weather and other factors can alter their schedule.

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State of Law Enforcement in Calaveras Co Hosted by FOCSO

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/22/2017 06:53 AM
San Andreas, CA...Please join Sheriff Rick DiBasilio at FOCSO's annual dinner for a briefing on the State of Law Enforcement in Calaveras County. The briefing will include present and future objectives for the department as well as FOCSO goals. Ask questions, have dinner and dessert, and network with your Sheriff and your community.

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Register Now for the 4th Annual Angels Camp Gold Run on September 24th

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/22/2017 06:19 AM
Angels Camp, CA...Register Now for the 4th Annual Angels Camp Gold Run on September 24th. A 5K/10k with a 1 Mile kids Fun Run. Route travels through the historic Gold country town of Angels Camp CA. Proceeds benefit Mark Twain Elementary. Enjoy the Sierra Foothills on a 5k/10k race through the historic town of Angels Camp. Proceeds benefit the students of Mark Twain Elementary School. The race will kick off with a Kids 1 Mile Fun Run followed by the 5k & 10K races. All races begin in downtown Angels Camp at the Visitor’s Center. After race festivities and award at Utica Park until 2pm with music, food, drinks, games and raffle prizes. More details to come! Hope to see you there! Tickets range from $10-$35.


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Dyemusica Tonight at Bistro Espresso

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/22/2017 06:18 AM
Arnold, CA...The Bistro Espresso Summer Concert Series rolls on.


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  1. Mornings with the One Percent™ Live Weekdays 7-10am
  2. PineTree.tv is now Streaming 24/7
  3. Shop Local for Your Advertising & Save at Least 20% Guaranteed!!
  4. The Elevated Evening News™ Replay for September 21st
  5. Traffic Update....Vehicle vs Motorcycle in San Andreas
  6. Update on SR-49 Traffic Collision from 09/20/17
  7. Local Film "Common Ground" Nominated For Numerous Awards
  8. Executive Order on Imposing Additional Sanctions with Respect to North Korea
  9. End of Season Sale Going On Now At New Melones Lake Marina! Book Now & Save!
  10. Sad Ending to Domestic Case as Sonora Man Takes His Own Life in CHP Parking Lot
  11. Major Injuries to Woman Flown to UC Davis, Minor Injuries to Big Rig Driver in Hwy 49 Collision
  12. William Tolliver Harper III 1927 - 2017
  13. Angels Food & Sierra Hills Markets Grocery Ad & Weekly Specials Through September 26th
  14. Early Season Snow Temporarily Closes Mountain Passes
  15. Four Arrested for Illegal Marijuana Cultivation in Railroad Flat
  16. Big Trees Market Weekly Ad & Specials Through September 26th
  17. Rep. Tom McClintock's Town Hall Meeting in Angels Camp Replay Up Now
  18. Traffic Update....Overturned Sand Truck Blocking Hwy 49
  19. Arnold CHS Thrift Store Moves To Winter Hours Starting October 1st
  20. Traffic Update....Horses & Goats in Roadway Near Zarzamora & Hwy 132
  21. Annie Oakley Academy on October 8th
  22. Tip-a-Cop Fundraiser on October 17th
  23. Traffic Update....Collision Near Longeway Rd / Soulsbyville Rd
  24. The Elevated Evening News™ Tonight at 10pm
  25. The Big, The Ginormous Annual Winter Ski Sale at CHS Thrift
  26. (Replay Up Now) The Elevated Evening News™ Democratic Candidate Night Livestream Starting at 6:30pm
  27. Make Plans To Attend the 2017 "Pink In The Night" Ceremony October 2nd.
  28. Mark Twain Medical Center Hosts Annual Fall Health Fair September 30th
  29. President Trump to the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly
  30. Bummers Fire Update from Stanislaus National Forest
  31. New Fall Arrivals at The Clothes Mine
  32. The 21st Annual Ironstone Concours d' Elegance is September 23rd
  33. State of Law Enforcement in Calaveras Co Hosted by FOCSO
  34. Are You Ready? Emergency Preparedness Fair is September 23rd!
  35. Mother Lode Democratic Congressional Candidate Forum on September 19th
  36. Full Highway Closure of Hwy 4 in Alpine County Postponed to September 27
  37. Sonora Area CHP Pedestrian Safety Enforcement Operations Yield Safety Improvements
  38. Railtown 1897 Celebrates Autumn With Special Apple Harvest Activities on October 7
  39. 788 Plants Eradicated & One Arrest Made on Nikki Trail
  40. President Participates in the Reforming the United Nations Meeting
  41. Crista Haynes, 62 from Rio Vista lost her Life in Hwy 4 Collision
  42. Traffic Update...Overturned SUV Near Obyrnes Ferry & Copper Cove Drive.
  43. Senate Leader de León’s California Values or Sanctuary State Act Clears Legislature
  44. Traffic Update....Fire In Back of Cow Waste Transport Truck
  45. Creek Fire Update 652 Acres, 5% Contained
  46. Couple Arrested in Tuolumne County for Drug Sales
  47. Rep. Tom McClintock Announces Town Hall Meeting in Angels Camp on September 20th
  48. Governor Brown Welcomes New Members to Under2 Coalition
  49. Mornings with the One Percent™ Live Weekdays 7-10am (New Stories Below)
  50. Need a Vacation? New Melones Lake Marina is Ready to Help with a Day or Stay On The Lake!!

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Is Protesting on Company Time Now Ok?
Is Protesting While At Work on Company Time Ok?
Yes, It is now ok for anyone to protest while they are on company time even if it hurts the revenues of the company!
No, Anyone has the right to exercise their First Amendment rights but not while they are on the job.



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Comments: 7


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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