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Seasonal Road and Trail Closures on Stanislaus National Forest Begin Dec. 15

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/12/2017 02:21 PM
Sonora, CA...Seasonal road and trail closures on the Stanislaus National Forest begin Dec. 15 and will remain in effect until April 14, 2018. The STF Motor Vehicle Use Map indicates which roads and trails will be closed and may be picked up at any ranger district office, or by visiting the STF’s maps webpage at http://go.usa.gov/x8ysh. Please note that roads identified in the MVUM as being open may be hazardous due to local weather conditions. For example, the wind event experienced by the STF last week caused many trees to fall, some of which may be blocking forest roads or trails. Drivers and hikers are urged to be prepared for hazards caused by fallen trees.

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Suspects Sought in Valley Springs Dollar General Burglary

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/12/2017 12:53 PM
Valley Springs, CA...On 12-07-17 at approx. 0330 hours deputies responded to the Dollar General store located on Riley Way in Valley Springs for a reported burglary. The store manager had arrived at the business and found the front glass door shattered. Deputies checked the premises and did not locate any suspects on scene.

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Paul J. Anderson, 50 from Pine Grove Tragically Lost His Life When Run Over By Work Truck. (Updated)

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/12/2017 10:57 AM
Valley Springs, CA...On December 11, 2017, at approximately 1310 hours, Anderson was parked at a work site on Lower Lake View Road, north of Lake View Road in Burson. While transferring his trailer's gravel box into the dump bed of his truck, the truck began to roll forward. Anderson ran along side of the truck and attempted to regain control. As he was attempting to climb into the truck, he fell to the ground and was subsequently ran over by the truck. Anderson sustained fatal injuries as a result of the collision.

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Board of Supervisors Are Back In Action Today (Click Below For Livestream)

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/12/2017 08:19 AM
San Andreas, CA...The Calaveras County Board of Supervisors are back in action on December 5th. The Complete Agenda is below..

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What’s Happening in Murphys this Week – Through December 20, 2017

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/12/2017 08:04 AM
Murphys, CA...Try out the Saturday Hopper bus service running between Valley Springs and Arnold with stops in Murphys. Enjoy a day in Muprhys and leave the driving to Calaveras Transit! Saturdays in Murphys - Walking Tours of Historic Downtown Murphys are available at no charge (donations gratefully accepted) on Saturday mornings at 10am leaving from the Old Timers Museum. Please contact Jo Sanders at 209-728-3072 to confirm dates and times or make arrangements for large groups.

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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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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





Pages & Pages of Savings Are Enclosed

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Merry Christmas From Murphys Motorcycle Company

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/05/2017 08:07 AM
Murphys, CA...Merry Christmas From Murphys Motorcycle Company

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

Mornings with the One Percent™ Live Weekdays 7-10am (Supervisors Meeting Now Over)

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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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 & 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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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 & 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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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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Christmas is in Store at Middleton's Hallmark.

Posted by: thepinetree on 11/22/2017 11:38 AM
Angels Camp, CA...Middleton's Hallmark has everything to bring the Holiday Spirit to your home and family. Ornaments, Cards, Hallmark Movies and much more....


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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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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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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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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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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.

Event occurs on 12/08/2017 from 06:00 PM to .

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

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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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