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Wednesday, Jan 29
All Day Middleton's Gold Crown Hallmark Storewide Inventory Clearance!
11:00 AM Enjoy A Unique Mountain Dining Experience at The Meadow Cafe
06:00 PM Overeaters Anonymous (OA)
Thursday, Jan 30
All Day Middleton's Gold Crown Hallmark Storewide Inventory Clearance!
10:00 AM Calaveras County Debt Advisory Committee Meeting January 30,10:00 am
08:00 PM Thursdays is Karaoke Night at Gooney's Bar & Grill
Friday, Jan 31
All Day Middleton's Gold Crown Hallmark Storewide Inventory Clearance!
All Day Get Your Fill of Fish & Chips Every Friday at Gooney's Bar & Grill
11:00 AM Enjoy A Unique Mountain Dining Experience at The Meadow Cafe
03:30 PM Enjoy A Unique Mountain Dining Experience at The Meadow Cafe
Saturday, Feb 1
All Day Sender's Market One Day Meat Bonanza is February 1st
09:00 AM Introduction to Vegetable Gardening in the Foothills Class is Feb 1
09:00 AM The 34th Annual Orient Express Run
10:00 AM See's Candy Booth in Angels Camp!
11:00 AM Enjoy A Unique Mountain Dining Experience at The Meadow Cafe
03:30 PM Enjoy A Unique Mountain Dining Experience at The Meadow Cafe
07:00 PM An Evening with Bill Champlin and Special Guest Tamara Champlin- Grammy winning rock, funk, and R&B
Sunday, Feb 2
All Day Our Sunday Edition with Local Features, Local Specials & More Every Sunday All Day Long!
All Day Stevenot Music In The Barrel Room Every Sunday
11:00 AM The Dennis Dalton Foundation to Host Super Sunday Fundraiser
11:00 AM Enjoy A Unique Mountain Dining Experience at The Meadow Cafe
Tuesday, Feb 4
10:00 AM Grief Support Classes Offered By Hospice of Amador & Calaveras
11:00 AM Enjoy A Unique Mountain Dining Experience at The Meadow Cafe
Wednesday, Feb 5
11:00 AM Enjoy A Unique Mountain Dining Experience at The Meadow Cafe
06:00 PM Overeaters Anonymous (OA)
Thursday, Feb 6
11:00 AM Enjoy A Unique Mountain Dining Experience at The Meadow Cafe
03:30 PM Enjoy A Unique Mountain Dining Experience at The Meadow Cafe
08:00 PM Thursdays is Karaoke Night at Gooney's Bar & Grill
Friday, Feb 7
All Day Get Your Fill of Fish & Chips Every Friday at Gooney's Bar & Grill
08:00 PM Ray Bonneville with Richie Lawrence – Song and groove blues
Saturday, Feb 8
All Day Get Ready for the 47th Annual Bjornloppet XC Ski Race
11:00 AM Enjoy A Unique Mountain Dining Experience at The Meadow Cafe
01:00 PM Ninth Annual Heavenly Chocolate Festival
03:30 PM Enjoy A Unique Mountain Dining Experience at The Meadow Cafe
06:30 PM Wine & Whimsy Comedy Event
06:30 PM Comedian Liz Grant to headline at Wine and Whimsy on February 8th, 2020
07:00 PM Tom Russell -“October in the Railroad Earth” album release tour – Texas country-western, cowbo
Sunday, Feb 9
All Day Get Ready for the 47th Annual Bjornloppet XC Ski Race
All Day Our Sunday Edition with Local Features, Local Specials & More Every Sunday All Day Long!
All Day Stevenot Music In The Barrel Room Every Sunday
11:00 AM Enjoy A Unique Mountain Dining Experience at The Meadow Cafe
03:00 PM Laurie Lewis and the Right Hands brings Bluegrass to Angels Camp on February 9
Monday, Feb 10
11:00 AM Enjoy A Unique Mountain Dining Experience at The Meadow Cafe
Tuesday, Feb 11
10:00 AM Grief Support Classes Offered By Hospice of Amador & Calaveras

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The Elevated Evening News™ Live Tonight at 10pm

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/28/2020 09:59 PM
Arnold, CA...The Elevated Evening News™ Live Tonight at 10pm.



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Coronavirus Update & Press Briefing from HHS

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/28/2020 03:41 PM
Washington, DC...We've been monitoring this virus and preparing a response since back in December, but it's more than that. Preparing for these kinds of outbreaks is part of daily life at HHS and for America's public health professionals. Preparedness is a day job around here. We are constantly making investments, training personnel at all levels, carrying out simulations and exercises, and sharing information.

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Governor Newsom on Supreme Court’s Decision on Trump Administration’s Public Charge Rule

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/28/2020 02:04 PM
Sacramento, CA...Governor Gavin Newsom issued the following statement after today’s decision by the Supreme Court of the United States regarding the public charge rule that targets low-income immigrant families: “The effects of today’s Supreme Court decision on the “public charge” rule will be devastating. Because of the “public charge” rule, families are already going hungry and people are avoiding needed medical care.

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The Calaveras County Board of Supervisors Meeting Continues On...Afternoon Session Replay is Below

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/28/2020 01:47 PM
San Andreas, CA...The Calaveras County Board of Supervisors Meeting Continues On

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Vision for Peace, Prosperity & Brighter Future for Israel and the Palestinian People Unveiled

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/28/2020 12:38 PM
Washington, DC...What follows is the fact sheet from the White House as well as a link to the complete plan wich includes a path to a two state solution. President Donald J. Trump’s Vision for Peace, Prosperity, and a Brighter Future for Israel and the Palestinian People. Peace to Prosperity, A Vision to Improve the Lives of the Palestinian and Israeli People "We are not here to lecture—we are not here to tell other people how to live, what to do, who to be, or how to worship. Instead, we are here to offer partnership – based on shared interests and values – to pursue a better future for us all." President Donald J. Trump.


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U.S. Contributing $2 Million in Additional Funds to Auschwitz-Birkenau Foundation

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/28/2020 10:30 AM
Washington, DC...To honor Holocaust victims, to preserve the Auschwitz and Birkenau Memorial and Museum so future generations never forget, and to further efforts to combat contemporary forms of anti-Semitism, the Department of State, working with Congress, intends to contribute an additional $2 million to the Auschwitz-Birkenau Foundation. This contribution is in addition to the $15 million the United States provided over a five-year period, which ended in 2018, to support the Auschwitz-Birkenau Foundation. This funding demonstrates our commitment to Holocaust education, remembrance, dialogue, and research.


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Life is Better With Power & Pioneer Electric Can Have You Powered Up When PG&E Can't

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/28/2020 09:31 AM
Arnold, CA...With power uncertainties becoming the norm is your business or family ready? A back up generator from Pioneer Electric can provide peace of mind. Pioneer Electric is a licensed and insured, full service electrical contracting business servicing: Calaveras, Tuolumne and beyond since 1984.and provide a full range of electrical and services for homes and businesses.


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Mid East Peace Plan Joint Remarks with the Prime Minister of the State of Israel

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/28/2020 09:25 AM
Washington, DC...Mid East Peace Plan Joint Remarks with the Prime Minister of the State of Israel

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1,469 PG&E Customers in Arnold Area Without Power This Morning

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/28/2020 09:21 AM
Arnold, CA...There are 1,469 PG&E Customers in Arnold Area Without Power This Morning. Including our Office...time to fire up the generators. Estimated Restoral time is 12:15pm

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Smiles, Service & Savings at Your Local Sonora Ford Dealer

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/28/2020 08:18 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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Mornings with the One Percent™ Was 9 till Noon Today...This Morning's Replays are Below.

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/28/2020 07:07 AM
Arnold, CA…Mornings with the One Percent™ is live weekday mornings from 7-10am. The premise for the show is that the USDA ranked all 3,142 counties or county equivalents in the USA on a livability or desirability scale based on factors such as climate, scenic beauty, bodies of water for recreation, humidity and much more. All of our area ranked not only in the top one percent but in the top one half of one percent. So in the ups and downs of daily life remember you don’t have to be a Gates, Buffett or Bezos to live like the one percent. Just live here!







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Touching Rescue of 74 Year Old Man by Local Search & Rescue Teams in Mariposa County

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/27/2020 10:34 PM
Sonora, CA...From the Tuolumne Sheriff's Dept..."On Friday, the Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue team was among many teams called out to help Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office with the search for 74-year-old missing person, John Van Dinther. John was found on Saturday after being missing for several days. The pictures depict TCSO SAR members comforting John when they found him.


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

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/27/2020 10:00 PM
Arnold, CA...The Elevated Evening News™ Live Tonight at 10pm.

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The 34th Annual Orient Express Run

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/27/2020 07:09 PM
Sonora, CA...“The Sonora Sunrise Rotary Club is proud to continue sponsoring the 34th Annual Orient Express Run in Chinese Camp, come rain or shine to raise money for Special Olympics. Over 150 “Special Olympians” take part in the Tuolumne County Special Olympics program participating in track and field, floor hockey, basketball, the state games and other sports. “These activities contribute to their quality of life, personal growth, and provide an opportunity for them to be actively engaged in competitive sports and recreation”, says Dave Thoeny, president of the Sonora Sunrise Rotary. “These activities greatly contribute to an improved quality of life for everyone in the program”, adds Thoeny.

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Let Uniquity Builders Set You Free From PG&E's Power Outages! Call 209.772.9200

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/27/2020 04:52 PM
Valley Springs, CA...We'll help you pick the best generator that fits your lifestyle and your budget! A generator home backup system is the answer to your frustrating power outages. If you're looking for a licensed, insured electrician who has the knowledge and expertise to take care of all your electrical needs, you've come to the right place. A backup generator automatically supplies continuous power within seconds of detecting a power outage, whether you are at home or away. When power is restored, it automatically shuts off and returns to standby mode.

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Laurie Lewis and the Right Hands brings Bluegrass to Angels Camp on February 9

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/27/2020 04:43 PM
Angels Camp, CA...Last year attendees at the Calaveras County Arts Council’s performing-arts series Ovations had a chance to weigh in on the kinds of music they would like to hear at 2020’s winter concerts. According to the Arts Council Executive Director Kathy Mazzaferro, “bluegrass was one of the top genres requested. It’s what our audience wanted.” Choosing Laurie Lewis to scratch that itch was a no-brainer. “She’s one of the top bluegrass artists,” Mazzaferro said. “By all accounts, she’s amazing. We’re very grateful she was available.”


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Traffic Update....Reckless Driving Prior to Collision Near Sr108 / 5th Ave

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/27/2020 04:31 PM
Jamestown, CA...Traffic Update....Reckless Driving Prior to Collision Near Sr108 / 5th Ave


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EPA Announces Final WOTUS Navigable Waters Rule

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/27/2020 01:06 PM
Washington, DC...The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released the final Navigable Waters Protection Rule to define “Waters of the United States” (WOTUS).  This rule has been an ongoing effort to reverse the previous WOTUS rule adopted in 2012, which RCRC opposed as a jurisdictional overreach, and inappropriate expansion of federal authority over bodies of water not previously controlled by the federal government.

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China Increases Import of Hemp from United States

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/27/2020 12:57 PM
Washington, DC...As part of phase-one of the U.S.-China trade agreement, which was agreed to and signed last week, China will now be required to import significantly more hemp from the United States. The crop is one of more than 200 agricultural products that China agreed to import on a larger scale over the next two years.

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RCRC Installs 2020 Officers and Presents Rural Leadership Awards

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/27/2020 12:47 PM
Sacramento, CA...The Rural County Representatives of California (RCRC) installed its 2020 Officers and presented its Rural Leadership Awards at their annual reception in Sacramento yesterday. Merced County Supervisor Daron McDaniel was installed as Chair, Mono County Supervisor Stacy Corless was installed as First Vice Chair, and Nevada County Supervisor Dan Miller was installed as Second Vice Chair. Inyo County Supervisor Matt Kingsley remains an Officer as Immediate Past Chair. Assembly Member Adam Gray (D-Merced) administered the official Oath of Officers. The newly installed 2020 Officers will lead the organization in championing policies on behalf of California’s rural counties.

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Trump Impeachment Senate Trial for Monday, January 27th

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/27/2020 12:37 PM
Washington, DC...Trump Impeachment Senate Trial for Monday, January 27th

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Supreme Court Backs Trump Administration's Public Charge Immigrant Policy

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/27/2020 11:30 AM
Sacramento, CA...California Attorney General Becerra today issued a statement following the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to stay the nationwide injunction on the public charge rule. As a result of the ruling, the Trump Administration will be allowed to restart its efforts to implement its harmful public charge rule while litigation is ongoing. The rule unnecessarily targets working immigrants and their families by turning the use of critical health, nutrition, and housing programs that supplement their modest incomes into barriers to lawful admission to the United States.

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The Dennis Dalton Foundation to Host Super Sunday Fundraiser

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/27/2020 11:24 AM
Jackson, CA...Foundation Aims to Provide Low-Income Children with Financial Assistance for Organized Sports. Join The Dennis Dalton Foundation on Sunday, February 2 starting at 11 a.m. for a Super Sunday Fundraiser event. Enjoy the Big Game on 1 of 7 large TV screens. All ages are welcome. Reservations are encouraged but not necessary.

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11 Arrested for Multimillion Dollar Recycling Fraud Scheme

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/27/2020 11:12 AM
Sacramento, CA...California Attorney General Xavier Becerra and CalRecycle Acting Director Ken DaRosa today announced the arrest of and filing of charges against 11 individuals for allegedly defrauding California’s beverage container recycling program by importing ineligible beverage containers sold in Arizona and Nevada to redeem them for the recycling value of such containers sold in California. The 11 defendants are Yajaira Rojas, Isaiah Rojas, Raul Fernandez, Catalina Hernandez, Enrique Morado-Amador, Jaime Bojado Perez, Jose Orozco-Lopez, Selvin Rodriguez, Amnel Ruano, Arturo Reyes and Carlos Grimaldi.

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

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/27/2020 10:02 AM
San Andreas, CA...January 13, 2020 –A healthy heart is essential to overall health and well-being. Mark Twain Medical Center will host a special workshop on Feb. 14 focusing on how to achieve and maintain heart health. Heart Health = Everything is from 10 a.m. to noon in the MTMC Education Center. A complimentary luncheon follows the workshop and free CPR training is also available.

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Caltrans District 10 Road Repair & Construction Schedule Through February 1st

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/27/2020 09:51 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. For the latest report click the following 2020-01-37 Road Report or the image below...

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Calaveras County Debt Advisory Committee Meeting January 30,10:00 am (Updated)

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/27/2020 09:38 AM
San Andreas, CA...The Calaveras County Administrative Office will hold a meeting of the County Debt Advisory Committee on January 30, 2020 in the Board Overflow Room in Building A of the Government Center.  The Purpose of the meeting is to examine financing options for the HVAC replacement project.  The HVAC replacement has been a priority of the Board as approved at meetings of the Board on April 10, 2018 and March 26, 2019.  On March 26, 2019, the Board of Supervisors created the Facilities Ad Hoc Committee to facilitate project delivery and prioritization of certain facility infrastructure projects as identified by the Board on April 10, 2018, including the HVAC replacement project.

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CDC Confirms Additional Cases of Novel Coronavirus in United States

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/27/2020 08:19 AM
Atlanta, CA...The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today confirmed additional travel-related infections of 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in the United States, this time in Arizona and California. These patients recently returned to the U.S. from Wuhan, China, where an outbreak of respiratory illness caused by a novel coronavirus has been ongoing since December 2019. This brings the total number of 2019-nCoV infections detected in the United States to five.

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Calaveras County Sheriff's Logs for January 26th

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/27/2020 08:06 AM
San Andreas, CA...The latest activity logs for the Calaveras County Sheriff's Deputies are below.

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Calaveras County Sheriff's Logs for January 25th

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/27/2020 08:03 AM
San Andreas, CA...The latest activity logs for the Calaveras County Sheriff's Deputies are below.

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Markets Have The Flu as Monday Trading Begins

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/27/2020 07:51 AM
New York, NY...News on the developing Flu story out of China have world markets a bit under the weather as the trading week gets underway. At this time the Dow is off over 400 points.

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Mornings with the One Percent™ Was 9 till Noon Today...This Morning's Replays are Below.

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/27/2020 07:40 AM
Arnold, CA…Mornings with the One Percent™ is live weekday mornings from 7-10am. The premise for the show is that the USDA ranked all 3,142 counties or county equivalents in the USA on a livability or desirability scale based on factors such as climate, scenic beauty, bodies of water for recreation, humidity and much more. All of our area ranked not only in the top one percent but in the top one half of one percent. So in the ups and downs of daily life remember you don’t have to be a Gates, Buffett or Bezos to live like the one percent. Just live here!





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Growing Backyard Berries Class is March 28

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/27/2020 01:06 AM
Jackson, CA...“Growing Backyard Berries” class on March 28, 2020. Blueberries, blackberries, raspberries, strawberries and more! Join the UCCE Master Gardeners of Amador County for their free Public Education class, “Growing Backyard Berries” on Saturday, March 28, 2020. Master Gardeners will discuss which berries are best suited for our home gardens and how to successfully maintain and care for them. Topics discussed will include pruning, pests, cultivation and weather tolerance. Handouts will be provided. This class is free and open to the public. Reservations are not required. All classes are held in the GSA Building at 12200-B Airport Rd. in Jackson from 9 a.m. until Noon.

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Small Space Gardening Styles Class is March 7

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/27/2020 12:56 AM
Jackson, CA...“Small Space Gardening Styles: raised beds, square-foot gardens & straw bales.” class on March 7, 2020. Come learn how you can grow herbs, flowers, and vegetables in smaller areas like side yards or decks. Join the UCCE Master Gardeners of Amador County for their free Public Education class, “Small Space Gardening Styles: raised beds, square-foot gardens & straw bales.” on Saturday, March 7, 2020. Raised beds allow you to grow in areas with poor soils or in a variety of containers. Square foot gardens show what you can grow in a single square foot. Gardening in straw bales will give you a built-in medium that can be located and relocated from year to year anywhere you have a sunny location. Master Gardeners will share the pros and cons of these small space gardening solutions. Handouts will be provided. This class is free and open to the public.

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Grafting Backyard Fruit Trees Class is February 15

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/27/2020 12:38 AM
Jackson, CA...“Grafting Backyard Fruit Trees” class on February 15, 2020. Do you have fruit trees in your yard? Would you like to make the most of what you have and possibly create a little more variety? Join the UCCE Master Gardeners of Amador County for their free Public Education class, “Grafting Backyard Fruit Trees” on Saturday, February 15, 2020. Our dormant season (late winter to early spring) is a wonderful time to expand the options in your fruit orchard. Join our instructors as they demonstrate how to graft different varieties of fruit trees to provide an abundant, varied crop. Graft scions may be available for participants to take and try. Handouts will be provided. This class is free and open to the public.

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Introduction to Vegetable Gardening in the Foothills Class is Feb 1

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/27/2020 12:26 AM
Jackson, CA...“Introduction to Vegetable Gardening in the Foothills” class on February 1, 2020. Growing your own vegetables can be fulfilling and downright tasty! Learn what vegetables grow well in the foothills and how best to care for them. Join the UCCE Master Gardeners of Amador County for their free Public Education class, “Introduction to Vegetable Gardening in the Foothills” on Saturday, February 1, 2020. The many micro-climates, in the foothills, challenge gardeners with variations in temperature, water needs, soil quality and pests. This class will provide a great basis for planning and cultivating a productive and vibrant vegetable garden. Handouts will be provided. This class is free and open to the public.

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Land Clearing, Underbrush Mulching, Tree Thinning & Removal From Ronwright Logging & Construction

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/26/2020 10:46 PM
Camp Connell, CA...Locally Owned and Operated for Over 27 Years. Reliable with Solid Reputation. Attention to the Enviroment, Habitat and Fire Fuel Reduction. Reliable with Solid Reputation. Attention to the Enviroment, Habitat and Fire Fuel Reduction. Services: Hazardous Fuel Reduction, Defensible Space, Selective Clearing, Mulching of Old Brush Piles, New Construction Clearing, Non Native Species Control, Private Right of Way Clearing, Fence and Survey Line Clearing, Restoration of Habitat and Range Land, Offroad and Hiking Trails, Roadside Clearing, Ultility Easements and Right of Ways, Fire Breaks, Commercial - Municipal - Home Owner

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Top Executives Plead Guilty to Participating in a Billion Dollar Ponzi Scheme—the Biggest Criminal Fraud Scheme in the History of the Eastern District of California

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/26/2020 11:12 PM
Sacramento, CA...The owners of DC Solar, a Benicia-based company, pleaded guilty Friday to charges related to a billion dollar Ponzi scheme— the biggest criminal fraud scheme in the history of the Eastern District of California. The government’s investigation has resulted in the largest criminal forfeiture in the history of the District with over $120 million in assets forfeited that will go to victims, and has returned $500 million to the United States Treasury, with more to come, U.S. Attorney McGregor W. Scott announced.

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The January 22nd Real Estate Updates From Leanne Smith!

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/26/2020 10:09 PM
Murphys, CA...Leanne Smith REMAX Gold is a real estate brokerage specializing in residential, ranch, and luxury real estate in Arnold, Murphys and Angels Camp California. Our REALTORS® specialize in high-end real estate, whether it is homes for sale in Greenhorn Creek with golf course views or a vacation home in the Mountains of Arnold. Leanne Smith REMAX Gold is also a land brokerage featuring large acreage and vineyard properties. Servicing the Calaveras County area for over 26 years, you will find a diverse landscape here in this region of California. If you enjoy outdoor activities; skiing in Bear Valley, fishing at New Melones lake in Angels Camp, kayaking at Alpine lake, going for a walk at big trees state park, or wine tasting in Murphys we have activities here your whole family can enjoy. We look forward to helping you and your family find your dream property.

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RE/MAX GOLD in Murphys Has Your Real Estate Needs Covered

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/26/2020 09:44 PM
Murphys, CA...RE/MAX GOLD in Murphys Has Your Real Estate Needs Covered. It All Starts Here! Let us welcome you home to RE/MAX GOLD in Murphys serving Calaveras County. Year-round events, mountain and foothills recreation, culinary excellence, an award-winning up-and-coming wine region, picturesque historic downtowns and a thriving arts community make Calaveras County an especially appealing place to visit. In addition, we are constantly hearing about the friendliness of our local community.

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Live in Murphys in 4,618 Square Feet, Five Bedrooms, Five 1/2 Baths on 40 Acres

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/26/2020 09:37 PM
Murphys, CA...Only 3 miles from downtown Murphys. You will find this amazing gated estate property situated on 40 acres which offers total privacy with spectacular views, Built in 2008 with contemporary high-end finishes throughout. Architecturally beautiful with vaulted ceilings in every room. Beautifully landscaped courtyard with infinity edge pool. Wonderful floor plan with main house plus guest cottages; for a total of 5 bedroom suites plus an office and two powder rooms. The family room has a massive stone fireplace and floor-to-ceiling windows creating walls of glass overlooking miles of hills. The kitchen opens to the family room and is truly the heart of the home with high-end stainless appliances,a large center island, and counter seating for eight. Adjoining 20 acres is also for sale.

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Growing Lavender Class on April 25

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/26/2020 09:30 PM
Jackson, CA...“Growing Lavender” class on April 25, 2020. Amador County Master Gardener Ron Antone opens his lavender farm and cut-flower gardens to host the 2020 Public Education class on growing lavender. Join the UCCE Master Gardeners of Amador County for their class, “Growing Lavender” on Saturday, April 25, 2020. Learn about growing lavender in the foothills and how to choose and care for this fragrant perennial herb. Demonstrations will include propagation from cuttings, soil preparation and planting, harvest and drying techniques and essential oil distillation.

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Flowers for All Seasons & Vertical Gardening Class on April 4

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/26/2020 09:17 PM
Jackson, CA...“Flowers for All Seasons & Vertical Gardening” class on April 4, 2020. Interested in color year-round in your garden or perhaps you have a wall or fence that needs some pizzazz? If so, this is the class for you. Join the UCCE Master Gardeners of Amador County for their free Public Education class, “Flowers for All Seasons & Vertical Gardening” on Saturday, April 4, 2020. Learn about year-round color and vertical hanging garden ideas from Master Gardeners Sandy Hendricks, Frances Levien, and Deborah Millhollin. Handouts will be provided. This class is free and open to the public. Reservations are not required. All classes are held in the GSA Building at 12200-B Airport Rd. in Jackson from 9 a.m. until Noon.

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Your Valentine's Day Treasures Await at Murphys Treasures

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/26/2020 08:33 PM
Murphys, CA...Cupid has been busy getting the store ready for Valentine's Day! Come by and see what's new! New Jewelry in too!



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

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/26/2020 07:05 PM
San Andreas, CA...A-1 has been Serving Calaveras county, central California valley and surrounding areas since 2007. They offer full service repair and sales of tractors, mowers, trimmers, chainsaws, logsplitters, generators and rototillers. In addition, they provide sharpening service for chainsaws, mower blades and circular saw blades. They are located at 660 E. St. Charles St, San Andreas, CA.




High Speed Wireless Internet Unlimited Data - No Hidden Fees! From Conifer Communications

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/26/2020 06:51 PM
San Andreas, CA...Conifer Communications is your Unlimited data high speed wireless internet service provider covering Tuolumne, Calaveras, Mariposa, Manteca, & Stanislaus counties including: Angles Camp, Big Hill, Cedar Ridge, Chinese Camp, Columbia, Comstock Ranch, Copperopolis, Coulterville, Downtown Sonora, East Sonora, Groveland, Jacksonville, Jamestown, Lake Don Pedro, Lake McClure, Lake McSwain, Lake Tullock, Lambert Lakes, Moccasin, Mona Vista, Murphys, Phoenix Lake, Pine Mountian Lake, Roberts Ferry, San Andreas, Soulsbyville, Tuolumne City, & Twain Harte, since 2008.


Los Angeles Lakers Legend Kobe Bryant Dies at 41 in Helicopter Crash

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/26/2020 02:18 PM
Los Angeles, CA...(AP) — Kobe Bryant, the 18-time NBA All-Star who won five championships and became one of the greatest basketball players of his generation during a 20-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers, died in a helicopter crash Sunday. He was 41. Bryant died in a helicopter crash near Calabasas, California, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press. It was unclear if family members were on the helicopter. The crash happened around 10 a.m. near about 30 miles northwest of downtown Los Angeles.

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Champions Advice on The Mindset of a Winner From Kobe Bryant!

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/26/2020 01:42 PM
Newport Beach, CA...One of the things that is constantly mentioned about Kobe Bryant was his work ethic and desire to win. That was his mindset on and off the court. As an example his fledgling film company won an Oscar for a short film. The effort he put out to excel on and off the court will no doubt be part of his legacy and what can inspire all of us whether we ever played or even watched basketball.

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Kobe Bryant Dies in Helicopter Crash in Southern California

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/26/2020 12:09 PM
Calabasas, CA...Kobe Bryant died in a helicoper crash in Calabasas Sunday morning ... TMZ Sports has confirmed. Kobe was traveling with at least 3 other people in his private helicopter when it went down. A fire broke out. Emergency personnel responded, but nobody on board survived. 5 people are confirmed dead. We're told Vanessa Bryant was not among those on board. Eyewitnesses also tell us that they heard the helicopter's engine sputtering before it went down. The cause of the crash is under investigation.

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Angels Food and Sierra Hills Markets Weekly Ad & Grocery Specials Through January 28th

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/26/2020 11:59 AM
Angels Camp & Murphys, CA...Angels Food and Sierra Hills Markets Weekly Ad & Grocery Specials Through January 28th21st. Click on the ad pages below for full sized ads!  Shop Local & Save...




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