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David Ray Bean 1939 - 2017

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/22/2017 04:44 PM
Mountain Ranch, CA...David Ray Bean (Dave), Mountain Ranch, was born April 18, 1939, in Belle Fourche, SD, to George Burdette and Violet Margareet (Tope) Bean. They were cattle ranchers, and he learned at an early age to ride horses. Theirs was a minimal existence with no running water, no electricity, and certainly no telephone. He attended country schools and boarded in town for high school. He succumbed to a massive heart attack at home Sunday, August 13.

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Charming 3 Bedroom, 2 Bath Home in Angels Camp Only $256,500 ~ Featured Home From NextHome Utica Properties

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/22/2017 04:11 PM
Angels Camp, CA...Charming 3 Bd/2Ba home in Angels Camp on an oversized near level lot. Original hardwood floors in living and dining room. New carpet and paint in family room and den. Large carport and shop in backyard perfect for storage or projects. Bonus family room, den, and bathroom not included in the original square footage. Huge backyard for entertaining, pets, gardening, etc.. Roof and pest clearance have been completed.

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Freedom From Smoking Class Begins in August

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/22/2017 03:48 PM
Sonora, CA...Adventist Health Sonora is once again offering the American Lung Association’s Freedom From Smoking® course beginning August 29. Classes will meet each Tuesday and one Thursday from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. for seven weeks at Pulmonary Rehabilitation, located at 19747 Greenley Road in Sonora. Freedom From Smoking provides a supportive group environment where adults work through the quitting process together with guidance from a respiratory therapist. According to the American Lung Association, “Research has proven that the more time a smoker spends in a supportive situation, the more likely he or she is to succeed. People who use [Freedom From Smoking] are six times more likely to be smoke-free one year later than those who quit on their own.”

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Caltrans Removing Potentially Unsafe Trees From Roadside

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/22/2017 02:48 PM
Sacramento, CA...Caltrans is identifying and marking dead and dying trees that could impact the safety of the traveling public along state highways. The effort is part of an on-going need to address over 102 million dead trees that have died due to drought and bark beetle infestation since 2010.

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4-H Youth Development Program is Open for Enrollment

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/22/2017 02:22 PM
Placerville, CA...We are currently holding Open Enrollment for our 4-H Youth Development Programs in Amador, Calaveras, El Dorado and Tuolumne counties. Enrollment is available all year but October 15, 2017 is the deadline to register for returning members that want to show at county fair. New members must be enrolled by December 1st, 2017 to be eligible for fair. 4-H Youth Development helps young people reach their full potential as competent, confident and caring leaders of character who are connected to others and contribute to their communities.

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A View of the Eclipse ~ Tom Pratt

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/22/2017 12:45 PM
Murphys, CA...We would like to thank Tom Pratt for the great photo of the eclipse yesterday.

Town Hall Meeting to Discuss Moke River Supply Needs on August 28th

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/22/2017 12:37 PM
Mokelumne Hill, CA...The Calaveras County Water District (CCWD) and the Calaveras Public Utility District (CPUD) are hosting a town hall meeting Monday Aug. 28 to seek community input on a countywide long-term water supply needs assessment of the Mokelumne River, which is currently in progress. The final assessment will be submitted to the California Natural Resources Agency to inform its suitability study for wild and scenic designation of portions of the Mokelumne River, as is required by AB 142 (Bigelow). Input from interested citizens and those who live in communities along the Mokelumne River is welcome and appreciated. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. Monday August 28 at the Mokelumne Hill Town Hall, 8283 Main Street, Mokelumne Hill.

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Traffic Update...Vehicle vs Pole Near Frogtown Rd / Sr49 & Subaru vs Pickup Near Sr26 / Vista Del Lago Dr

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/22/2017 12:23 PM
Angels Camp, CA...There are a couple of incidents at this time. The one that seems to be the most troublesome is a vehicle vs pole incident near Frogtown on Hwy 49. There is also a non-injury collision on Hwy 26 near Vista Del Lago where the vehicles are trying to limp off the roadway.

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Stanislaus National Forest Experiences Multiple Lightning Strikes, Expecting More

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/22/2017 12:13 PM
Sonora, CA...The Summit Ranger District on the Stanislaus National Forest experienced multiple lightning strikes last weekend, resulting in more than 20 new single-tree fires. The weather forecast for the Forest calls for thunderstorms producing lightning strikes through Wednesday and significant high temperatures through the weekend.
A single-tree fire occurs when lightning strikes and ignites a single tree, which sometimes produces little or no fire activity around it. Six of these new fire starts are in the Emigrant Wilderness. The attached map shows the lightning strikes on the Forest for the previous 24 hours, as of 9:15 a.m. today.

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Two Suspected Drug Dealers Arrested Over the Weekend.

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/22/2017 09:59 AM
Sonora, CA...Two suspected drug dealers were booked into the Tuolumne County Jail over the weekend. Early Sunday morning, Cpl Donaldson stopped a green Nissan Xterra SUV for expired registration on Highway 108 near Washington Street in Sonora. 35-year-old Tiffany Keeslar of Modesto was driving the SUV with a suspended driver's license. 39-year-old passenger Bridget Brennan of Sonora had a misdemeanor warrant for her arrest and a glass methamphetamine smoking pipe was found on her person.

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South Fork Fire Update, 3,820 Acres, 17% Contained, Wawona Evacuation Orders Remain in Effect

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/22/2017 09:27 AM
Wawona, CA...Crews made significant progress yesterday building and strengthening line on the west side of the fire above Wawona. Contingency lines were also established to the northwest leading to Turner Ridge. Firefighters now have access to the South Fork and have been inserted to extinguish spot fires that have been occurring the past few days. Today crews will continue burning operations above Wawona from the fireline to the S. Fork of the Merced. Mandatory evacuations will remain in place in Wawona for the area east of Highway 41 on Forest Dr. and Chilnualna Falls Rd. until further notice.

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Calaveras County Board of Supervisors are Back in Action Today

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/22/2017 08:18 AM
San Andreas, CA...The Board is back in action with a full agenda today. The complete agenda with links is below...


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Mornings with the One Percent™ Live Weekdays 7-10am, 8/22/17 Replay

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/22/2017 06:59 AM
Arnold, CA...Mornings with the One Percent™ is live weekday mornings from 7-10am. Mornings with the One Percent™ is mornings with you!! About the naming of the show...The USDA Ranked all the counties in the US on a "Natural Amenities Index" this index is intended as "A measure of the physical characteristics of a county area that enhance the location as a place to live". These included six metrics on climate, topography and water area that reflect environmental qualities that most people prefer. Calaveras County ranked 14th, Tuolumne ranked 34th, Amador came in at 29 and Alpine 26th. So all of our counties statistically are not only the top one percent but in the top 1/2 of one percent. So in many ways in our combined areas it really doesn't get any better than this.












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President Trump on the Strategy in Afghanistan and South Asia

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/21/2017 09:52 PM
Arlington, VA...Thank you very much. Thank you. Please be seated. Vice President Pence, Secretary of State Tillerson, members of the Cabinet, General Dunford, Deputy Secretary Shanahan, and Colonel Duggan. Most especially, thank you to the men and women of Fort Myer and every member of the United States military at home and abroad. We send our thoughts and prayers to the families of our brave sailors who were injured and lost after a tragic collision at sea, as well as to those conducting the search and recovery efforts.

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The Big Summer Sales Event Going On Now At Sonora Ford!

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/21/2017 09:15 PM
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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Tuolumne County Sheriff's Dept. Activity Logs Through August 20th

Posted by: News_Desk on 08/21/2017 08:44 PM
Sonora, CA...The latest Tuolumne County Sheriff's Deputies Activity Logs are enclosed...

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Calaveras County Sheriff's Logs Through August 19th

Posted by: News_Desk on 08/21/2017 08:26 PM
San Andreas, CA...The latest activity logs for the Calaveras County Sheriff's Deputies are below

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Nominate Your Favorite Senior For 2017 Senior Volunteer of the Year

Posted by: News_Desk on 08/21/2017 08:00 PM
San Andreas, CA...Nominations for the Commission on Aging 2017 Senior Volunteer of the Year are being accepted through Friday, September 29, 2017. This honor has been awarded in Calaveras County for many years and recipients are much appreciative of the recognition they receive for the countless hours they devote to the many, much-needed causes. The past two year winners were Pete Padelford and Laurie Andrade, both from of Arnold.

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Major Injuries to 8 Year Old San Jose Girl in Hwy 4 Head on Collision

Posted by: News_Desk on 08/21/2017 04:39 PM
Angels Camp, CA...Troung was driving a 2007 Acura MDX westbound on SR-4 west of Stallion Way at approximately 45-50 miles per hour. Cervantes was driving his Toyota Tundra eastbound on SR-4 west of Stallion Way at approximately 45-50 miles per hour. Troung failed to safely negotiate a left hand curve in the roadway. The Acura traveled to the right off the paved portion of the roadway onto the north shoulder. Troung turned the Acura back to the left abruptly, traveled across the roadway and onto the south shoulder. Troung then turned the MDX back to the right abruptly, re-entered the roadway directly in front of the Tundra. The front of the Acura struck the front of the Toyota.

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Vonna Hughes Arrested for Felony Bench Warrant in Angels Camp Animal Cruelty Case

Posted by: News_Desk on 08/21/2017 04:12 PM
Angels Camp, CA...On 08/21/2017 Vonna Hughes failed to appear in court for arraignment and a felony bench warrant was issued for her arrest. On 08/21/2017 at approximately 3:30 pm an officer from the Angels Camp Police Department arrested Vonna Hughes for the felony warrant. Hughes was booked in to the Calaveras County Jail.



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Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer on USS John S. McCain

Posted by: News_Desk on 08/21/2017 09:55 AM
Washington, DC...The following is a statement released Aug. 21 by Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer on USS John S. McCain, which was involved in a collision with the merchant vessel Alnic MC while underway east of the Straits of Malacca and Singapore on Aug. 21. Our thoughts and prayers are with our shipmates onboard USS John S. McCain. The Navy family comes together during times of crisis and I want to thank those who are providing around-the-clock assistance to the affected Sailors and families.


August 21, 2017 Damage to the portside is visible as the guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) steers towards Changi Naval Base, Republic of Singapore, following a collision with the merchant vessel Alnic MC while underway east of the Straits of Malacca and Singapore. Significant damage to the hull resulted in flooding to nearby compartments, including crew berthing, machinery, and communications rooms. Damage control efforts by the crew halted further flooding. The incident will be investigated. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Joshua Fulton/Released)
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Live NASA Eclipse Show

Posted by: News_Desk on 08/21/2017 09:23 AM
Arnold, CA...Ok Eclipse Watchers in our area the eclipse will peak at 10:19:22 am PDT, when the moon obscures 78.7% of the sun.

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President Trump to Address Troops & Nation Tonight at 6pm

Posted by: News_Desk on 08/21/2017 07:56 AM
Washington, DC...President Donald J. Trump will address our Nation’s troops and the American people tonight at 9:00 p.m. (EDT) from Fort Myer in Arlington, VA, to provide an update on the path forward for America’s engagement in Afghanistan and South Asia.




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Traffic Update....Vehicle vs Tree on Hwy 26

Posted by: News_Desk on 08/21/2017 07:35 AM
Valley, CA....CHP is reporting a vehicle vs tree collision near Warren Road & Hwy 26. Please use caution in the area....

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Mornings with the One Percent™

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/16/2017 08:46 AM
Arnold, CA...Mornings with the One Percent™ is live weekday mornings from 7-10am.



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Angels Trading Post Has Everything To Keep You Rolling!

Posted by: thepinetree on 06/26/2017 12:37 PM
Angels Camp, CA...Stop and say hi and top off your tanks today! Angels Trading Post has everything you need to keep you Hopping when you visit our area. Great Prices on Gas, Drinks, Sodas, Java City Coffees and more. They also accept E.B.T. cards.and have great prices on tobacco products. They are open everyday from 5am to Midnight!! Stop by and see the Singh's today at the corner of Hwy 49 & Hwy 4.


2017 Annual Charity Classic Golf Tournament Sponsored by Sequoia Woods Country Club Men's and Wo

Posted by: News_Desk on 08/20/2017 08:25 AM
Arnold, CA...On Sunday, August 20, 2017, at 1:00 PM, The Sequoia Woods Men’s and Women’s Golf Clubs, will sponsor the 2017 Annual Charity Classic Golf Tournament, at the Sequoia Woods Country Club, 1000 Cypress Point Dr., Arnold, CA Phone: (209) 795-1000

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The Farmers Market At The Square is Back Every Sunday Till October

Posted by: News_Desk on 08/19/2017 08:28 AM
Copperopolis, CA...The Farmers Market at the Square is every Sunday from 10 am to 2 pm. With loads of fresh produce and plenty of vendors, Sundays are a great day to stock up for the week for fresh culinary experiences.

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Big Trees Fitness Is Now Open For Summer Fun & Water Aerobics!

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/04/2017 12:53 PM
Arnold, CA...Make a splash of your own at the Pool at Big Trees Aquatic Fitness! Traditional Water Class Monday & Friday 11:30am. Aqua Zumba Wednesday 11:30am. Open Swim Daily 12:30pm - 5pm. Lap Swim Daily 8:00am - 11:30am. Big Trees Fitness 2116 Hwy 4, Arnold, CA. 209.795.9965





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Community Fun Day At Turner Park

Posted by: News_Desk on 08/19/2017 09:39 PM
San Andreas, CA....​Free Char-Grilled Lunch, Live Music, Carnival Games, Inflatables, Door Prizes, Free Sno-Cones, Photo Booth, Field Games and more! The festivities begin at 10 AM with a special, family-friendly program at the Turner Park Gazebo. If you arrive and register by 10:10 am you will be registered for the awesome door prizes that will be drawn at 10:30 am. For a registration card go to: http://bit.ly/commfun2017

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South Fork Fire Mandatory Evacuation Order for Residents of Wawona

Posted by: News_Desk on 08/19/2017 12:14 PM
Wawona, CA...Evacuation order is for all areas east of Highway 41 along Chilnualna Falls Rd. and Forest Dr. Residents and visitors must vacate by 4:00 pm today. Red Cross Shelter at Tenaya Lodge. Community meeting will be held at Tenaya Lodge at 6PM. Fire activity increased yesterday primarily due to downdraft winds from thunderstorms. The area east of Highway 41 on Forest Dr. and Chilnualna Falls Rd. is closed to visitors and guests. Permanent residents are advised to be ready to evacuate within 12-24 hours, however they should be ready to leave with shorter notice if conditions warrant. There will be a community meeting at the Wawona Community Center at 6pm on Saturday August 19th. Air quality specialists will be present to answer questions from residents regarding smoke in the community.

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Temporary Fire Restrictions in Place at Moore Creek on Stanislaus National Forest

Posted by: News_Desk on 08/19/2017 08:36 AM
Hathaway Pines, CA...Fire restrictions are in effect in the Moore Creek area on Calaveras Ranger District, effective from August 18, 2017 through the end of the official 2017 fire season. Hot temperatures and heavy winter rains allowed grasses and other shrubs grow tall and then dry out, increasing the danger of fire in the area. Stanislaus National Forest Order No. STF-16-2017-07 limits building, maintaining, attending or using a fire, campfire, or stove fire. Smoking is restricted, except within an enclosed vehicle or building, or while stopped in an area that is barren or cleared of all flammable material with at least a three-foot diameter. In addition, welding, or operating an acetylene, or other flammable material, torch with an open flame is restricted.

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GABA Concert Series Live Music In Arnold

Posted by: News_Desk on 08/19/2017 08:25 AM
Arnold, CA...You know it’s summer when the music begins in the mountain town of Arnold. Staged at the outdoor theatre in Arnold’s Cedar Center, these events are produced by the Greater Arnold Business Association and are free to the public.

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The Annual Rotary Shrimp & Pasta Feed is August 19th

Posted by: News_Desk on 08/19/2017 08:25 AM
Murphys, CA...One of the most anticipated dates on the August calendar every year is the annual Angels-Murphys Rotary Shrimp & Pasta Feed. It is August 19th from 4-10pm at Murphys Community Park and is not to be missed.

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Calaveras Big Trees Association's "A Day in the Park" is August 19th

Posted by: News_Desk on 08/19/2017 08:25 AM
Arnold, CA...Calaveras Big Trees Association Presents A Day in the Park on Saturday, August 19, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Bring your family and friends to a fun-filled afternoon of music by the local favorite, Magnolia Rhythm Trio. They will be performing from 12 – 2 at the Campfire Center. Delicious barbecue will be available prepared by Big Boys BBQ’IN. Food will be available in front of Jack Knight Hall from 11 – 3.

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The Ebbetts Pass Moose Lodge Car Show and Chili Cook Off is August 19th

Posted by: News_Desk on 08/19/2017 08:24 AM
Arnold, CA...Don’t count us out. If the bridge on Blagen road is not in place, we will hold this event at Independence Hall Community Center. Ebbetts Pass Moose Lodge Car Show and Chili Cook Off. Car enthusiasts and Chili lovers bring the family to Arnold, CA, on Highway 4 across from White Pines Lake. There will be food and raffles, Chili tasting, and lots more. Admission is free. “Anything on Wheels” can be entered into the Car Show, even your Covered Wagon. Saturday, August 19, 11-3pm. Car Show entry donation is $20, Chili Cook Off entry donation is $10 per team. Those who want to taste Chili can get a tasters wrist band for $5 that includes tasting and a People’s Choice Award ballot. Car Show entries will be allowed day of show space permitting. Get your entry forms in advance, set up time details, and more information, at www.facebook.com/ebbettspassmooselodgeevents. This event is a fundraiser that benefits the many local charities and non-profits supported by the Woman of the Moose Chapter 1714, Ebbetts Pass Moose Lodge, 1965 Blagen Road, Arnold, CA 95223.

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2nd Annual Red Dirt & Gold Dust Music Fest returns to the Mother Lode Five national bands to be show

Posted by: News_Desk on 08/19/2017 08:24 AM
Angels Camp, CA...Grab a cowboy hat and low-back lawn chair or blanket and settle under the shade of heritage oaks at the 2nd Annual Red Dirt and Gold Dust Music Fest, Saturday, August 19th at the Calaveras County Fairgrounds. “This is going to be an incredible day -- five bands playing the best of Red Dirt music – southern rock, Americana, bluegrass, outlaw country and good ol’ country – it’s all part of Red Dirt music," said Jeremy Leonard, owner of Whiskey Slide Productions, LLC, in Angels Camp.

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Long Term Lane Closure on Hwy 49 from Angels Creek to the Calaveras/Tuolumne County Line

Posted by: News_Desk on 08/19/2017 08:23 AM
CALAVERAS COUNTY — The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will perform various road construction work on State Route 49 (SR-49) from Angels Creek to the Calaveras/Tuolumne county line. Work will occur as follows: A long-term lane closure will be in effect with one-way traffic control on northbound and southbound SR-49 from Angels Creek to Centennial Lane through Wednesday, August 23, 2017, at 5:00 p.m. for road repairs due to an earlier slip-out; One-way traffic control on northbound and southbound SR-49 from Angels Creek to the Calaveras Tuolumne county line beginning Sunday, August 20, 2017, through Friday, August 25, 2017, from 7:00 p.m. until 6:00 a.m. for paving work. Motorists should expect 10 minute delays. Alternate routes should be taken whenever possible.

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Paving & Shoulder Work on Hwy 4 in Murphys & Angels Camp Areas

Posted by: News_Desk on 08/19/2017 08:19 AM
CALAVERAS COUNTY — The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will perform various road construction work on State Route 4 (SR-4) from SR-49, in Angels Camp, to Apple Blossom Drive in Murphys. Work will occur as follows: One-way traffic control on eastbound and westbound SR-4 from SR-49 to Davis Ranch Road beginning Sunday, August 20, 2017, through Friday, August 25, 2017, from 7:00 p.m. until 6:00 a.m. for paving work. Shoulder closures on eastbound and westbound SR-4 from Pennsylvania Gulch Road to Dam Road beginning Monday, August 21, 2017, through Wednesday, August 23, 2017, from 7:00 a.m until 5:00 a.m. for curb, gutter and sidewalk work. Motorists should expect 10 minute delays. Alternate routes should be taken whenever possible.

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Construction From on Hwy 4 from Upper Moran to Big Trees State Park

Posted by: News_Desk on 08/19/2017 08:15 AM
CALAVERAS COUNTY — The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will perform one-way traffic control on eastbound and westbound State Route 4 from Upper Moran Road to Calaveras Big Trees State Park entrance for construction activities. Work will begin Monday, August 21, 2017, through Friday, August 25, 2017, from 6:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. Motorists should expect 10 minute delays. Alternate routes should be taken whenever possible.

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Paving on State Route 108 from Via Estate/Rancho Poquitos to Draper Mine Road

Posted by: News_Desk on 08/19/2017 07:23 AM
Tuolumne County – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will conduct one-way traffic control on State Route 108 from Via Estate/Rancho Poquitos to Draper Mine Road for paving. Crews will be working Sunday, August 20, 2017, through Friday, August 25, 2017, from 8:00 p.m. until 5:00 a.m. Motorists should expect 15 minute delays.

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Construction Continues on James E. Roberts Bridge

Posted by: News_Desk on 08/19/2017 07:17 AM
Tuolumne County – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will perform one-way traffic control on eastbound and westbound State Route 120 at the James E. Roberts Bridge in Tuolumne County for bridge work. The bridge will be under one-way traffic control through the project’s completion in November 2017. Motorists should expect 10 minute delays.

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Paving Near Hwy 108 & Peaceful Oak Road

Posted by: News_Desk on 08/19/2017 07:13 AM
Tuolumne County – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will be performing one-way traffic control on eastbound and westbound State Route 108 at Peaceful Oak Road for paving. Work will begin Sunday, August 20, 2017, through Friday, August 25, 2017, from 8:00 p.m. until 5:00 a.m. Motorists should expect 10 minute delays.

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Ramp Closure & Paving SR-108 to SR-49

Posted by: News_Desk on 08/19/2017 07:09 AM
Tuolumne County – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will close the northbound connector ramp from State Route 108 (SR-108) to SR-49 for pavement work. This closure will occur approximately 2 miles west of Lime Kiln Road/South Washington Street. Crews will be working Sunday, August 20, 2017, through Friday, August 25, 2017, from 8:00 p.m. until 7:00 a.m. Motorists should expect 20 minute delays.

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Paving on SR-49 from Chicken Ranch Road to Eastbound SR-108

Posted by: News_Desk on 08/19/2017 07:01 AM
Tuolumne County – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will perform one-way traffic control on northbound and southbound State Route 49 (SR-49) from Chicken Ranch Road to eastbound SR-108 for paving operations. Work will begin Sunday, August 20, 2017, through Friday, August 25, 2017, from 8:00 p.m. until 5:00 a.m. Motorists should expect 10 minute delays. Alternate routes should be taken whenever possible.

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Paving on Hwy 88 from Tragedy Springs Road to the Amador/Alpine County Line

Posted by: News_Desk on 08/19/2017 06:52 AM
Amador County – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will be performing one-way traffic control on eastbound and westbound State Route 88 from Tragedy Springs Road to the Amador/Alpine County line for paving work. Work will begin Monday, August 21, 2017, through Friday, August 25, 2017, from 6:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. Motorists should expect 15 minute delays. Alternate routes should be taken whenever possible.

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Paving on SR-16 from SR-49 to the Sacramento/Amador County Line

Posted by: News_Desk on 08/19/2017 06:47 AM
Amador County – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will perform one-way traffic control on eastbound and westbound State Route 16 (SR-16) from SR-49 to the Sacramento/Amador County line for paving operations. Work will begin Monday, August 21, 2017, through Friday, August 25, 2017, from 6:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. Motorists should expect 15 minute delays. Alternate routes should be taken whenever possible.

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Sequoia Woods Has Your Weekend Entertainment Covered

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/18/2017 04:37 PM
Arnold, CA...Sequoia Woods Has Your Weekend Entertainment Covered

Stunning 5 Bedroom, 4 Bath Green Horn Creek Home on Rock Forge Loop ~ Featured Home From NextHome Utica Properties

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/18/2017 08:04 AM
Angels Camp, CA...LOCATION, LOCATION. Indulge yourself in this custom 5 bedroom 4 bath home on an oversized, private lot, overlooking the 1st green and 2nd fairway of the Greenhorn Creek Golf Course. Built by Ron Barrett Construction, this home is a masterpiece. The remodeled large chefs kitchen leads to an oversized open dining room and living room perfect for entertaining. Invite your family or guests outside to relax on the large covered rear patio and enjoy the private garden and golf course views. The mature oak trees and established landscaping create an unparalleled escape. Without question, one of the best locations in the subdivision. The master suite has easy access to the private spa hideaway. Upstairs quest bedrooms access a balcony ideal for a morning cup of coffee or afternoon beverage.











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Lucas Nathaniel Bur August 23, 1986 – July 25, 2017

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/15/2017 08:07 AM
Rail Road Flat, CA...Lucas Nathaniel Bur was born August 23, 1986 at Jackson, CA. He was 30 years old. He grew up in Railroad Flat, CA, and had returned and lived there again for the last two years of his life. Lucas found his longed-for peace on July 25, 2017, in the National Forest in Calaveras County, CA., after 20 years of quietly battling depression.

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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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