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Friday, Feb 22
All Day We Can Help Save Your Life with FREE Cholesterol Tests in February!
04:00 PM Sierra Foothill Residential Care Spaghetti Feed Fundraiser
04:00 PM Sierra Foothill Residential Care Spaghetti Feed Fundraiser
05:30 PM Friday Night Music at Alchemy
06:00 PM Marisolio Presents Cassoulet with Melanie Klann
Saturday, Feb 23
All Day We Can Help Save Your Life with FREE Cholesterol Tests in February!
11:00 AM Town Tours of Columbia State Historic Park Every Weekend!
05:00 PM Silent Movie Night at Ironstone Vineyards - Charlie Chaplin in "The Gold Rush"
Sunday, Feb 24
All Day We Can Help Save Your Life with FREE Cholesterol Tests in February!
11:00 AM Town Tours of Columbia State Historic Park Every Weekend!
03:30 PM Cattle in the Sierra Video Presentation
Monday, Feb 25
All Day We Can Help Save Your Life with FREE Cholesterol Tests in February!
All Day Arts-In-Corrections Art Show at Columbia College Through March 28, 2019
Tuesday, Feb 26
All Day We Can Help Save Your Life with FREE Cholesterol Tests in February!
11:00 AM Next in MTMC ‘A Plan 4 Me’ Series is ‘Focus on Heart Health’ Feb. 26 & Other Events on Heart
Wednesday, Feb 27
All Day We Can Help Save Your Life with FREE Cholesterol Tests in February!
All Day Arts-In-Corrections Art Show at Columbia College Through March 28, 2019
06:30 PM Overeaters Anonymous (OA) Meeting
Thursday, Feb 28
All Day We Can Help Save Your Life with FREE Cholesterol Tests in February!
All Day Arts-In-Corrections Art Show at Columbia College Through March 28, 2019
Friday, Mar 1
All Day Arts-In-Corrections Art Show at Columbia College Through March 28, 2019
05:30 PM Friday Night Music at Alchemy
Saturday, Mar 2
10:00 AM Old Timers Museum Walking Tours Are Every Saturday at 10am.
Sunday, Mar 3
11:00 AM Town Tours of Columbia State Historic Park Every Weekend!
Monday, Mar 4
All Day Arts-In-Corrections Art Show at Columbia College Through March 28, 2019
Tuesday, Mar 5
All Day Arts-In-Corrections Art Show at Columbia College Through March 28, 2019
Wednesday, Mar 6
06:30 PM Overeaters Anonymous (OA) Meeting
Thursday, Mar 7
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Get Up To $3,000 Tax Refund Advance Today at H&R Block

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/22/2019 09:24 AM
Angels Camp, Valley Springs & Jackson...Get Your Tax Refund Advance Today at H&R Block


Marisolio Presents Cassoulet with Melanie Klann

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/22/2019 09:14 AM
Murphys, CA...Melanie Klann is a favorite here at Marisolio. She is an accomplished baker of all things bread. She has taught some fun classes her at Marisolio! Her Paella class was amazing! Southern Ribs with her signature “crack corn” creamed corn is fantastic. She also owns a successful winery, Newsome Harlow her in downtown Murphys, with her husband Scott.

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We Can Help Save Your Life with FREE Cholesterol Tests in February!

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/22/2019 09:11 AM
San Andreas, CA...February is American Heart Month We are celebrating the American Heart Association's "Go Red for Women" movement. For 16 years "Go Red" has raised awareness that heart disease is the No. 1 killer of women and has also promoted healthy lifestyle choices for everyone. Ve can help save your life! Heart disease is the No. 1 killer of women. FREE Complete Cholesterol Tests for Women during February Provided by Soroptimist International of Calaveras County. Soroptimist International of Calaveras County (SICC) provides financial support for this vital test during February, working with Mark Twain Medical Center. Since 1947, SICC has improved the lives of women and girls in Calaveras County. To learn more call 753.9700.

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The SNAC Family Thanks You for Shopping & Renting Locally!

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/22/2019 08:50 AM
Arnold, Murphys & Sonora, CA...The SNAC Family Thanks You for Shopping Locally! Back in the early 90’s, when Shawn was selling out of the back of his truck as “The Eddy Mart”, the most important items to have on hand were life jackets, river shorts, sandals and river knives. Oh yes, and a few things the rafting customers would want, t-shirts, hats, sunscreen, etc. It became obvious that The Eddy Mart was getting too big to operate out of a garage when the whitewater kayaks came. It was time for a storefront. That’s when providence arrived on the scene.



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Silent Movie Night at Ironstone Vineyards - Charlie Chaplin in "The Gold Rush"

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/22/2019 07:56 AM
Murphys, CA...In this classic silent comedy, the Little Tramp (Charles Chaplin) heads north to join in the Klondike gold rush. Trapped in a small cabin by a blizzard, the Tramp is forced to share close quarters with a successful prospector (Mack Swain) and a fugitive (Tom Murray). Eventually able to leave the cabin, he falls for a lovely barmaid (Georgia Hale), trying valiantly to win her affections. When the prospector needs help locating his claim, it appears the Tramp's fortunes may change. Featuring Dave Moreno on the Alhambra Pipe Organ. Tickets: $35 - Includes gold rush dinner, dessert, popcorn, and show. Doors at 5pm, Dinner at 5:30pm. Show at 6:30pm Limited seating available. This event will likely sell out.

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Mornings with the One Percent™ Live Weekdays 7-10am, This Morning’s Replays are Below

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/22/2019 07:02 AM
Arnold, CA…Mornings with the One Percent™ is live weekday mornings from 7-10am. The premise for the show is that the USDA ranked all 3,142 counties or county equivalents in the USA on a livability or desirability scale based on factors such as climate, scenic beauty, bodies of water for recreation, humidity and much more. All of our area ranked not only in the top one percent but in the top one half of one percent. So in the ups and downs of daily life remember you don’t have to be a Gates, Buffett or Bezos to live like the one percent. Just live here!





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A Time to Look Back as We Move Forward. The Federalist Papers Number Seven by Publius. Introduction by John Hamilton

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/21/2019 11:58 PM
Arnold, CA...Federalist Six was written by Alexander Hamilton and is "Concerning Dangers from Dissensions Between the States" and is below our intro and is available in an audio format if you click the image below. In our sharply politically divided country it may be time for us all to look back and reaffirm that our country really is a collection of ideas and ideals. The Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness that we all at times take for granted was hard fought and narrowly won. In the end our allegiance is not to a King, Dictator or Strong Man but too each other. One thing the founding fathers all agreed on was that human nature is subject to weakness and they took into account human frailties. They devised a system that has at many times protected us from man's and woman's worst enemy which is the reflection that stares back at us all from the mirror.


Click Above to Listen to Federalist Paper Number Seven by Alexander Hamilton
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Caltrans Road Report Through March 2nd, 2019

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/21/2019 10:31 PM
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 19-02-33 Road Report

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

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/21/2019 09:59 PM
Arnold, CA...The Elevated Evening News™ Live Tonight at 10pm.

Traffic Update....Overturned Vehicle Near Sr108 / Long Barn Rd

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/21/2019 06:36 PM
Long Barn, CA....Traffic Update....Overturned Vehicle Near Sr108 / Long Barn Rd

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Calaveras Chamber of Commerce Mixer

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/21/2019 04:39 PM
San Andreas, CA...Food & Networking opportunities! Thursday, February 21, 2019. 5:30 - 7:00pm. MOVED TO: Calaveras Business Resource Center 7 Main St., San Andreas. $5 General Admission. Raffle Tickets sold separately

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Traffic Update....Kia vs Pole & Into Ditch near Sr12 / Burson Rd

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/21/2019 04:14 PM
Valley Springs, CA...Traffic Update....Kia vs Pole & Into Ditch near Sr12 / Burson Rd

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Chicago Police Department Press Conference on Jussie Smollett Case

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/21/2019 04:08 PM
Chicago, IL...We played this during our newscast this morning but thought it importantl enough to pass along seperately...CPD press briefing regarding the arrest of Jussie Smollett. Superintendent Eddie Johnson and Commander Edward Wodnicki will brief reporters on the investigation prior to the offender’s appearance in court this afternoon.

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Traffic Update....Possible Injury Vehicle vs Snow Berm near Sr88 / Hams Station

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/21/2019 03:55 PM
Pioneer, CA...Traffic Update....Possible Injury Vehicle vs Snow Berm near Sr88 / Hams Station

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Columbia State Historic Park Celebrates 169 Years on March 27th

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/21/2019 02:23 PM
Columbia, CA...169 years ago gold was discovered in Columbia. This discovery changed the land forever when thousands of people came to the Gem of Southern Mines to “strike it rich.” Come experience and commemorate this monumental event. Celebrate with us as we remember Columbia and how it grew into one of the richest Gold Rush era towns in California’s history. Please join us and celebrate Columbia’s birthday. This free event will be held on Wednesday, March 27th from 11:00am to 3:00pm in front of the museum and along Main Street. Costumed docents will be present serving birthday cake and punch as the town comes alive with music, speeches, and re-enactments of the events that occurred on that historic day in 1850.


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Traffic Update...Vehicle Hanging Over Bridge Near Sr49 / Tuttletown Rd

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/21/2019 01:58 PM
Tuttletown, CA...Traffic Update...Vehicle Hanging Over Bridge Near Sr49 / Tuttletown Rd

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Middleton's Has Been Bringing Your Family the Good Things in Life Since 1955

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/21/2019 01:49 PM
Angels Camp, CA...Good things in life start with a cup of coffee. With a GE refrigerator K-cup brewing system, you can start your day off right, every time.



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Update From Caltrans on Long-Term Highway 26 Closure from Deardorff to Woodhouse Mine Roads

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/21/2019 01:25 PM
West Point, CA...The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has closed eastbound and westbound State Route 26 (SR-26) for approximately 2.5 miles east of Glencoe from Deardorff Road to Woodhouse Mine Road for repair work after the Valentine’s Day deluge that swamped Calaveras County on February 14, 2019. The closure is expected to be long-term in order to repair damage from multiple washouts that damaged the roadway. The full-closure is expected to continue until early March and then one-way traffic control will be in effect until repairs are completed. The estimated date of the completion of the work has not been determined.

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Tamarack Lodge at Bear Valley is Your Family Run, Family Friendly, Bed and Breakfast Destination For Lodging, Snow Play, Snow Camping & More

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/21/2019 01:22 PM
Bear Valley, CA...The snow is falling and the winter playground keeps getting better and better.  Another 4 feet of snow from the latest system just added to the totals. In March of 1911 Tamarack had 452 inches on the deck. (Hopfully we won't get quite that much this year.) Mountain Friendly Tamarack Lodge at Bear Valley– is a Family owned, Family run, Family Friendly Lodge, located on scenic Highway 4 near Bear Valley and 22 miles east of Arnold, 3 miles west of Bear Valley Village. Easy access off Highway 4. Close to beautiful Lake Alpine, Big Trees State Park, Pacific Crest Trail, Spicer, Utica and Union Reservoirs. OPEN YEAR ROUND.

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Jane & Jean Boutique, Individuality & Fashion in Murphys

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/21/2019 12:53 PM
Murphys, CA...Our mission is to create a culture where you can express your individuality with fashion.




46th Annual Bjornloppet Hits the Nordic Trails March 9 & 10

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/21/2019 12:02 PM
Bear Valley, CA...On Saturday, March 9th, cross country skiers from near and far will assemble in the Bear Valley Meadow for the 46th running of the Bjornloppet Ski Race and Festival. With a 10:30 am start, The “Bjornloppet”, meaning Bear Race in Norwegian, is enjoyed by young and old alike. There are divisions for all ages and two distances are offered, 20 kilometers (two laps) and 10 kilometers in Saturday’s freestyle (striding or ski skating) race.

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Calaveras County Board of Supervisors Commercial Cannabis February 19th Study Session

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/21/2019 11:05 AM
San Andreas, CA...Calaveras County Board of Supervisors Commercial Cannabis February 19th Study Session. Since there was a great deal of interest in this meeting we though we would pass along the entire meeting in one spot.





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Take a Winter Drive Feb 20 Blue Lake Springs Dr to Moran to Hwy4 with Sandi Pearce from Sierra Sentry

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/21/2019 10:21 AM
Arnold, CA...Take a Winter Drive Feb 20 Blue Lake Springs Dr to Moran to Hwy4 with Sandi Pearce from Sierra Sentry



Next in MTMC ‘A Plan 4 Me’ Series is ‘Focus on Heart Health’ Feb. 26 & Other Events on Heart

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/21/2019 10:04 AM
San Andreas, CA.... “Focus on Heart Health” is the timely topic for the latest in Mark Twain Medical Center’s “A Plan 4 Me” wellness workshop series. Those attending the Feb. 26 event will learn how to keep their heart healthy; how Mark Twain Medical Center supports local cardiac patients, and what types of minimally invasive surgical techniques are available. This event during American Heart Month will feature medical professionals from the Mark Twain Heart Center, along with General Surgeon Dr. Andrew McCoy, MD. Steve Shetzline, Executive Director of the Murphys Senior Center, who will give an overview of Stay Vertical Calaveras, a free exercise program for seniors sponsored by Mark Twain Health Care District.

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Traffic Update....Pickup Blocking Lanes Near Sr4 / Forest Meadows Dr

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/21/2019 09:35 AM
Murphys, CA...Traffic Update....Pickup Blocking Lanes Near Sr4 / Forest Meadows Dr

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Hwy 26 Expected to Remain Closed 2 - 3 Weeks for "Valentine's Day Deluge" Cleanup

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/21/2019 07:13 AM
West Point, CA...From Caltrans..."Behind the Scenes: Clean-up Continues on State Route 26 in Calaveras County After Valentine's Day Deluge State Route 26 remains CLOSED due to storm Damage from the "Valentine's Day Deluge" that swamped Calaveras County on February 14, 2019. Take a peek behind the closure gate of the photos that our maintenance inspector snapped of the work occurring to repair the damage to understand why the closure is in place. Caltrans maintenance crews worked through the storm and got busy clearing the more than a dozen smaller slides to make the road as accessible as possible.




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Mornings with the One Percent™ Live Weekdays 7-10am, This Morning’s Replays are Below

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/21/2019 06:58 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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Angels Food and Sierra Hills Markets Weekly Ad & Grocery Specials Through February 26th

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/21/2019 06:29 AM
Angels Camp & Murphys, CA...For the best Deli Sandwiches in Calaveras County, come on in and treat yourself to the tastiest and freshest 'made with love' deli sandwiches around. Angels Food Deli, Text your order to 209.753.7331 Or You may call your order into 209.736.4243 ext 14. Sierra Hills Market Deli, Text your order to 209.753.7115 Or You may call your order into 209.728.3402 ext 305. Sierra Hills, Angels Food & Sierra Hills Natural Food Markets have been part of the Calaveras community since 1935. High Quality, Great Customer Service and Great Hometown Prices. "We are dedicated to providing the best to our customers. " - Mike Croshaw Wishing you Good Times & Good Cheer. Sierra Hills Market 209-728-3402 Angels Food Market 209-736-4243 Shop Local * Buy Local * Go Local

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Click Above For Their Weekly Savings. Sierra Hills Market 209.728.3402, 117 Highway 4, Murphys. Lila and Sage Catering and Cakes 209.728.2604. Angels Food Market 209.736.4243. 396 North Main Street, Angels Camp. Save 10% When you buy 4 or more bottles of liquor or wine. Remember we already have the best prices on liquor and the biggest local wine selection.
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Vallecito Union School District on One Hour Late Start Schedule February 21st.

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/21/2019 06:17 AM
Avery, CA...Thursday, February 21st, all schools will be on a one-hour late start schedule. Elementary site schedules will be 9 am to 2 pm and Middle School schedule will be 9:45 to 3 pm. Kindergarten families, please refer to messages from your site. Buses will continue to pick up and drop off at Hwy 4 snow stops. Drive safely and thank you for your patience.

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A Time to Look Back as We Move Forward. The Federalist Papers Number Six by Publius. Introduction by John Hamilton

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/20/2019 11:51 PM
Arnold, CA...Federalist Six was written by Alexander Hamilton and is "Concerning Dangers from Dissensions Between the States" and is below our intro and is available in an audio format if you click the image below. In our sharply politically divided country it may be time for us all to look back and reaffirm that our country really is a collection of ideas and ideals. The Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness that we all at times take for granted was hard fought and narrowly won. In the end our allegiance is not to a King, Dictator or Strong Man but too each other. One thing the founding fathers all agreed on was that human nature is subject to weakness and they took into account human frailties. They devised a system that has at many times protected us from man's and woman's worst enemy which is the reflection that stares back at us all from the mirror.


Click Above to Listen to Federalist Paper Number Six by Alexander Hamilton

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

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/20/2019 10:00 PM
Arnold, CA...The Elevated Evening News™ Live Tonight at 10pm.

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Young Mom Who Married ISIS Fighters Will Not Be Returning to US Says State Dept.

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/20/2019 09:09 PM
Washinton, DC...Ms. Hoda Muthana is not a U.S. citizen and will not be admitted into the United States. She does not have any legal basis, no valid U.S. passport, no right to a passport, nor any visa to travel to the United States. We continue to strongly advise all U.S. citizens not to travel to Syria. The following is from ABC News on the case.. "Hoda Muthana describes her decision to join ISIS in Syria, the process for selecting a husband, being a widow with a child and whether she expects punishment if she returns to the U.S."

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Hey Good People!! Grizzly Bowl Opens Back Up February 21st

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/20/2019 06:18 PM
Bear Valley, CA...Hey Good People! Very lite snow showers are happening as I write at 5am. We look to possibly pick up 2-4" of new snow today then tapering later this evening to snow showers as the system progresses East. WSW winds today will average in the low teens with possible gusts to 20mph. Friday and Saturday still look to be sunny before the next pulse of snow activity arrives Sunday. Don't forget about our 2 for 1 Tuesday’s and 50% off lift tickets for students and Emergency Responders. The Grizz Bowl looks to come online for this Thursday so check back in for updates on that and don't forget to come check out our Pure Mtn Fun as we have lots of it going on!






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Road & Chain Controls Update...Hwy 26 Still Closed, Chain Controls on Hwys 88, 4 & 108

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/20/2019 06:05 PM
Arnold, CA...At this time Hwy 26 is still closed from the mudslide a few days ago. As for chain controls...from north to south. On Hwy 88 you will need to chain up 7 miles east of Pine Grove. Hwy 4 will have you needing traction aids from Arnold on up. The Sonora Pass Hwy or Hwy 108 will have engaging the 4wd at the west end of Twain Harte. Hwy 120 is currently showing clear driving into Yosemite. Drive careful out there...

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Traffic Update....Vehicle vs Propane Truck Near Middle Camp Sugar Pine Rd / Lakewood Dr

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/20/2019 04:03 PM
Twain Harte, CA...Traffic Update....Vehicle vs Propane Truck Near Middle Camp Sugar Pine Rd / Lakewood Dr

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Big Trees Market Weekly Ad & Grocery Specials Through February 26th

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/20/2019 03:10 PM
Arnold, CA...Big Trees Market Weekly Ad & Grocery Specials Through February 26th


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Next! Upscale Resale Is Going Global With Their New Online Store

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/20/2019 01:40 PM
Murphys, CA....Next! Upscale Resale features an ever-changing array of home decor, china, silver, crystal and jewelry, carefully curated by owner Diane Cady. Now they are expanding with an online store that will let your browse & shop for treasures that are in their Big Trees Road Store and also their warehouse and being brought into inventory. Now you can browse in store or online and pickup or get items shipped to you. Next! Upscale Resale consignment shop offers an eclectic mix of new, vintage and antique housewares and an ever changing variety of artwork, furniture, home decor, linens and more. Visit their new site by clicking the image below or go to http://nextupscaleresalemurphys.com.

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Make Plans to Attend Tuesday Tech Talk With Tony at Blastronix IT

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/20/2019 01:11 PM
Angels Camp, CA...Make Plans to Attend Tuesday Tech Talk With Tony at Blastronix IT

Marshall Lloyd Dragomanovich July 28, 1937 - January 27, 2019

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/20/2019 09:32 AM
San Andreas, CA...Marshall Lloyd Dragomanovich born July 28, 1937 and passed away January 27, 2019 at the age of 82 peacefully in his home. Marshall was born in Stockton CA and resided in San Andreas for the majority of his life. Marshall attended Calaveras High School where he was a star varsity football player, scoring 128 points in his senior year. Marshall then attended UOP in Stockton as a football player and met his wife Sandra at an A&W where she was a car hop. Marshall married Sandra in September of 1957 and soon moved to San Andreas. In 1958 they welcomed their first son, Glenn Lloyd to the family. In 1959 they announced the birth of their second son, Robert Marshall.

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(Updated) 22 Year Old Nelson A. Valdez from Lodi Lost His Life in New Priest Grade Collision

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/20/2019 09:21 AM
Groveland, CA...On 02-19-2019 at approximately 1441 hours, CHP Officers were notified by a citizen of a possible vehicle over the side of State Route 120, east of Grizzly Creek. CHP Officers arrived in the area, and after an extensive search, located a 2003 Honda Accord, approximately 200 feet down the embankment. The Honda had suffered major collision damage. The vehicle was registered to a reported missing person out of the city of Lodi. While continuing to search the area, CHP Officers located the body of a deceased male nearby. The identity of the deceased male has not been confirmed. The collision is still under investigation and it appears that the seatbelt as not worn. The identity is pending confirmation and notifications. (Update)...Nelson A. Valdez the registered owner of the vehicle was reported missing on January 24. A local Groveland resident out on a hike, saw what he believed was a car down the embankment. Using binoculars, he noticed the vehicle was a newer model and notified CHP. It is unknown when the collision occurred.

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Traffic Update....Eastbound Lane Blocked By Collision Near Sr4 / Moran Rd

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/20/2019 08:40 AM
Avery, CA...Traffic Update....Eastbound Lane Blocked By Collision Near Sr4 / Moran Rd

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Mornings with the One Percent™ Live Weekdays 7-10am, This Morning’s Replays are Below

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/20/2019 07:02 AM
Arnold, CA…Mornings with the One Percent™ is live weekday mornings from 7-10am. The premise for the show is that the USDA ranked all 3,142 counties or county equivalents in the USA on a livability or desirability scale based on factors such as climate, scenic beauty, bodies of water for recreation, humidity and much more. All of our area ranked not only in the top one percent but in the top one half of one percent. So in the ups and downs of daily life remember you don’t have to be a Gates, Buffett or Bezos to live like the one percent. Just live here!





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A Time to Look Back as We Move Forward. The Federalist Papers Number Five by Publius. Introduction by John Hamilton

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/19/2019 11:58 PM
Arnold, CA...Federalist Four was written by John Jay and is a continuation of "Concerning Dangers from Foreign Force and Influence" and is below our intro and is available in an audio format if you click the image below. In our sharply politically divided country it may be time for us all to look back and reaffirm that our country really is a collection of ideas and ideals. The Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness that we all at times take for granted was hard fought and narrowly won. In the end our allegiance is not to a King, Dictator or Strong Man but too each other. One thing the founding fathers all agreed on was that human nature is subject to weakness and they took into account human frailties. They devised a system that has at many times protected us from man's and woman's worst enemy which is the reflection that stares back at us all from the mirror.


Click Above to Listen to Federalist Paper Number Five by John Jay
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The Elevated Evening News™ Live Tonight at 10pm...Tonight's Replay is Below

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/19/2019 09:58 PM
Arnold, CA...The Elevated Evening News™ Live Tonight at 10pm.

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Attorneys for Covington Student Nicholas Sandmann File $250,000,000 Lawsuit Against Washington Post

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/19/2019 08:09 PM
Ft. Mitchell, KY...Today, Lin Wood and Todd McMurtry filed their first lawsuit on behalf of Nicholas Sandmann against The Washington Post. The lawsuit filed is included below. The suit seeks $250 million in both compensatory and punitive damages. Lin and Todd will continue to bring wrongdoers before the court to seek damages in compensation for the harm so many have done to the Sandmann family. This is only the beginning.

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FDA Cautions Against Young Blood Plasma Treatments

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/19/2019 07:48 PM
Silver Spring, MD...The FDA has recently become aware of reports of establishments in several states that are offering infusions of plasma from young donors to purportedly treat the effects of a variety of conditions. The conditions range from normal aging and memory loss to serious diseases like dementia, Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis, Alzheimer’s disease, heart disease or post-traumatic stress disorder. We have significant public health concerns about the promotion and use of plasma for these purposes. There is no proven clinical benefit of infusion of plasma from young donors to cure, mitigate, treat, or prevent these conditions, and there are risks associated with the use of any plasma product.

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Traffic Update....Vehicle Recovery Underway for Fatality on New Priest Grade

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/19/2019 06:15 PM
Groveland, CA...Traffic Update....Vehicle Recovery Underway for Fatality on New Priest Grade

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Beautiful 1,300 Sqr. Ft Arnold Office Space for Lease.

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/19/2019 05:14 PM
Arnold, CA...Looking for a beautiful, turn key, office space in the mountains? It is about 1300 sq feet. NEW paint, carpet, bathroom flooring and HVAC. Cable already at building for high speed internet. Centrally Located Henry Street Location. Call 209.890.3178




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Win A Trip To Ireland in Murphys Irish Day Raffle

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/19/2019 03:40 PM
Murphys, CA...An exuberant ticket holder will experience firsthand the luck of the Irish when he or she is declared winner of the grand prize in this year’s Win a Trip for Two to Ireland raffle as part of the Murphys Irish Day celebration that will be held on St. Patrick’s Day eve, Saturday, March 16. Along with a traveling companion, the winner will be transported from a gold rush town with Irish heritage to the fabled land of shamrocks and leprechauns. The coveted prize offers the travelers flexibility in creating their own itinerary. They will enjoy their first night in a pre-booked accommodation in Dublin or Shannon and then spend the next five nights in Irish Bed & Breakfasts sprinkled throughout the countryside. The couple will have daily home cooked Irish breakfasts. Air transportation and a standard shift rental car are included.


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Calaveras County Parking Restrictions During Snow Removal Operations

Posted by: thepinetree on 02/19/2019 03:06 PM
San Andreas, CA...During this past weekend there were many instances throughout the County where residents and visitors parked vehicles on County and State Routes to stop and enjoy the snow. Unfortunately, by parking in the road and along the County right-of-way personal vehicles kept County staff from clearing the snow in several areas and created a serious hazard for the traveling public and our Public Works snow removal staff. Calaveras County Public Works Department requests that all residents and visitors to Calaveras County be aware of Calaveras County Ordinance No. 2154 – Prohibits Parking During Snow Removal Operations. This ordinance states the following:

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Created on 02/22/2006 11:32 PM by thepinetree
Updated on 11/15/2012 04:26 AM by thepinetree
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Past 50 Local News
  1. California Department of Tax and Fee Administration Reports 3.3 Million Cannabis Tax Revenues in Fourth Quarter
  2. Bernie Sanders Makes it Official on 2020 Run
  3. Angels Trading Post Has Everything to Keep You Rolling in 2019! Free Soda With Fill Up!
  4. Governor Newsom, Attorney General Becerra, and 15 Partner States File Lawsuit Challenging President Trump’s Declaration of National Emergency at the Southern Border
  5. Traffic Update....Collision Near Sr26 / Silver Rapids Rd
  6. Mornings with the One Percent™ Board Meeting & Cannabis Study Session Streaming Now!
  7. A Time to Look Back as We Move Forward. The Federalist Papers Number Four by Publius. Introduction by John Hamilton
  8. The Elevated Evening News™ Live Tonight at 10pm....Replay of Tonight's Show Below
  9. Take a Winter Drive Feb 18 2019 Ottawa to Jibway in Big Trees Village with Sandi Pearce from Sierra Sentry
  10. We Can Help Save Your Life with FREE Cholesterol Tests in February!
  11. Traffic Update....Pole Down in Roadway & Vehicle Into Field Near Sr49 / Vista Verde Dr
  12. Traffic Update....Collision Near Twain Harte Dr / Sr108
  13. Traffic Update....Lawn Chairs, Parents & Children Playing in Roadway Near Confidence South Fork Rd / Michigan Dr
  14. Calaveras County Board of Supervisors Holding Commercial Cannabis Study Session Feb 19th
  15. Disinformation and ‘Fake News’: Report Published. Says Facebook Behaves Like "Digital Gangsters"
  16. Hey Good People! Best Conditions in Years at Bear Valley this Week!
  17. Let Laurie’s Home Organizing Get You Ready for 2019 209.728.4700
  18. The President Delivers Remarks to the Venezuelan American Community
  19. Traffic Update.....People Playing in Snow Near Sr4 / Red Apple Dr
  20. Traffic Update....Trailer Overturned Near Sr88 / Tabeaud Rd
  21. Traffic Update...Jeep vs Toyota on Hwy 4 in Hathaway Pines Area
  22. Traffic Update....Collision in Icy Conditions Near Covington Rd / Sawmill Flat Rd
  23. Staff at Mark Twain Medical Center Acknowledged for Core Values
  24. Tuolumne County Sheriff's Dept. Activity Logs for February 14th
  25. Traffic Update...Watch for Black Ice Even at Lower Elevations...Pickup vs Embankment near Sr108 / J59
  26. Enjoy a Great Meal with a Beautiful View At Sequoia Woods
  27. Tuolumne County Sheriff's Dept. Activity Logs for February 13th
  28. Mornings with the One Percent™ Was 9 till Noon Today...This Morning's Replays are Below.
  29. The SNAC Family Thanks You for Shopping & Renting Locally!
  30. February Specials From Black Sheep Winery
  31. Calaveras County Sheriff's Logs for February 13th
  32. Traffic Update....Overturned Vehicle Near Tuolumne Road North & Ponderosa Hills
  33. Tuolumne County Sheriff's Dept. Activity Logs for February 12th
  34. Calaveras County Sheriff's Logs for February 12th
  35. Traffic Update....Multiple Vehicle Collision East End of Arnold on Hwy 4
  36. Vehicles vs Pedestrian Collision on Hwy 108 Takes Life of Sonora Woman
  37. Traffic Update....Vehicles Blocking Plow Near Sr4 / Tamarack Frontage Rd Being Towed
  38. Why is Hwy 26 Still Closed Between Glencoe & West Point?
  39. Traffic Update....Vehicle Off Roadway But Partially Blocking Lane Near Sr4 / Moran Rd
  40. Independent Mercantile's FINAL CLEARANCE SALE! 50 - 75% Off Feb 16th & 17th
  41. Power Outage Number Continue To Drop to Only 1,267 in Amador, Alpine, Calaveras & Tuolumne Counties
  42. Traffic Update....Toyota Camry Down Embankment Near Pool Station Rd / Riata Way
  43. Hey Good People!! Powder to the People on a 159 Inch Base at Bear Valley
  44. Sunday Morning Road Conditions Update...Hwy 88 & 26 Closed, Controls on 88, 4, 108, 120 & 26
  45. The 23rd Annual Presidents' Wine Weekend Going on Now!
  46. Angels Food and Sierra Hills Markets Weekly Ad & Grocery Specials Through February 19th
  47. Big Trees Market Weekly Ad & Grocery Specials Through Feb 19th
  48. Power Outages Drop to 2,297 in Amador, Alpine, Calaveras & Tuolumne Counties
  49. Hwy 4 Reopens To Bear Valley as Flooding Levels Have Dropped
  50. A Taste From The Heart Valentine's Dinner

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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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