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Sunday, Sep 22
All Day Rotary Shoe Drive to Wear Out Poverty Now Though October 23rd! Donate Now!!
All Day The Big Annual Winter Apparel & Ski Sale at CHS Thrift in Arnold
All Day The 2019 Artists Studio Tour
All Day Ride The Rails Into History at Railtown 1897
09:00 AM Our Sunday Edition with Local Features, Local Specials & More Every Sunday By 9am!
09:00 AM Murphys Farmers Market is Every Sunday From 9am - 1pm
11:00 AM Town Tours of Columbia State Historic Park Every Weekend!
01:00 PM Spend the Summer at Big Trees State Park. Guided Hikes Every Weekend
Monday, Sep 23
All Day Rotary Shoe Drive to Wear Out Poverty Now Though October 23rd! Donate Now!!
Tuesday, Sep 24
All Day Rotary Shoe Drive to Wear Out Poverty Now Though October 23rd! Donate Now!!
10:00 AM Grief Support Classes Offered By Hospice of Amador & Calaveras
Wednesday, Sep 25
All Day Rotary Shoe Drive to Wear Out Poverty Now Though October 23rd! Donate Now!!
05:45 PM Democratic Congressional Candidate Forum
06:00 PM Overeaters Anonymous (OA)
06:30 PM Overeaters Anonymous (OA) Meeting
Thursday, Sep 26
All Day Rotary Shoe Drive to Wear Out Poverty Now Though October 23rd! Donate Now!!
10:00 AM VA Training Health Care Training on Sept 26th
04:00 PM CalaverasGROWN Certified Farmers Market Opens June 13th in San Andreas
05:00 PM Kathleen Brown, Former Ca State Treasurer, to Tell Brown Family Story At Calaveras County Historical
Friday, Sep 27
All Day Rotary Shoe Drive to Wear Out Poverty Now Though October 23rd! Donate Now!!
All Day Get Your Fill of Fish & Chips Every Friday at Gooney's Bar & Grill
05:00 PM The Angels Camp Farmers Market is Every Friday Till Fall
Saturday, Sep 28
All Day Mark Twain Medical Center Showcases Local Health Resources at Fall Health Fair
All Day Shop Local at Spence Ranch Feed & Supply! Customer Appreciation Sale September 28th!
All Day Rotary Shoe Drive to Wear Out Poverty Now Though October 23rd! Donate Now!!
All Day The Hopper Connects You to Calaveras's Wine Country & More
All Day Ride The Rails Into History at Railtown 1897
09:00 AM Free Rabies Vaccinations & Microchipping at Spence Ranch Feed & Supply on September 28th
09:00 AM 3rd Annual Breathe Deep Amador Crazy Hat/Hair 5K Fun Run/Walk
10:00 AM Old Timers Museum Walking Tours Are Every Saturday at 10am.
11:00 AM Town Tours of Columbia State Historic Park Every Weekend!
01:00 PM Spend the Summer at Big Trees State Park. Guided Hikes Every Weekend
06:00 PM The Bistro Espresso, "Music in the Park" Summer Concert Series
07:00 PM The Easy Leaves with opener Trevor McSpadden – Country, the lean Bakersfield sound
Sunday, Sep 29
All Day Rotary Shoe Drive to Wear Out Poverty Now Though October 23rd! Donate Now!!
All Day Ride The Rails Into History at Railtown 1897
09:00 AM Murphys Farmers Market is Every Sunday From 9am - 1pm
09:00 AM Our Sunday Edition with Local Features, Local Specials & More Every Sunday By 9am!
11:00 AM Town Tours of Columbia State Historic Park Every Weekend!
01:00 PM Spend the Summer at Big Trees State Park. Guided Hikes Every Weekend
Monday, Sep 30
All Day Rotary Shoe Drive to Wear Out Poverty Now Though October 23rd! Donate Now!!
Tuesday, Oct 1
All Day Rotary Shoe Drive to Wear Out Poverty Now Though October 23rd! Donate Now!!
10:00 AM Grief Support Classes Offered By Hospice of Amador & Calaveras
Wednesday, Oct 2
All Day Rotary Shoe Drive to Wear Out Poverty Now Though October 23rd! Donate Now!!
06:00 PM Overeaters Anonymous (OA)
Thursday, Oct 3
All Day Rotary Shoe Drive to Wear Out Poverty Now Though October 23rd! Donate Now!!
04:00 PM CalaverasGROWN Certified Farmers Market Opens June 13th in San Andreas
Friday, Oct 4
All Day Rotary Shoe Drive to Wear Out Poverty Now Though October 23rd! Donate Now!!
All Day Get Your Fill of Fish & Chips Every Friday at Gooney's Bar & Grill
05:00 PM The Angels Camp Farmers Market is Every Friday Till Fall
Saturday, Oct 5
All Day The 2019 Bear Valley Fat Tire Festival is October 5th
All Day Rotary Shoe Drive to Wear Out Poverty Now Though October 23rd! Donate Now!!
All Day The Hopper Connects You to Calaveras's Wine Country & More
All Day Ride The Rails Into History at Railtown 1897
10:00 AM Flea Market Fund Raiser
10:00 AM Old Timers Museum Walking Tours Are Every Saturday at 10am.
11:00 AM Town Tours of Columbia State Historic Park Every Weekend!
01:00 PM Spend the Summer at Big Trees State Park. Guided Hikes Every Weekend
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Amber Alert Issued For Counties Including Our Coverage Area

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/21/2019 12:22 PM
Merced, CA...An AMBER ALERT is being issued by the California Highway Patrol on behalf of the Merced County Sheriffs Department.

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The Hopper Connects You to Calaveras's Wine Country & More

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/21/2019 10:50 AM
Murphys, CA...The Hopper Will Connect You to Calaveras’ Wine Country Angels Camp • Murphys • Arnold. Runs hourly from 10 AM to 7 PM, every Saturday from February 16 to November 2, 2019. Visit www.CalaverasConnect.org or call 209-754-4450 for complete schedule information Scheduled stops are shown on the map. You can also flag the bus down anywhere along the route that it is safe to stop. Or call us to request a pickup within ¾ mile of the route (limitations apply). Fare: $3.00 $1.50 for 65+, Veterans and persons with disabilities $.50 Youth ages 7-12 Children 6 and under free with fare-paying adult. Pay with exact cash or download the Token Transit app to pay with your Smartphone.

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The 2019 Artists Studio Tour

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/21/2019 10:45 AM
San Andreas, CA...The Artists Studio Tour is a two day event that offers art collectors and enthusiasts the opportunity to tour the county and see the artwork of our rural and urban artists. Some of the artists on our tour rarely exhibit publicly, so this is an opportunity to meet them and see their work. It encourages a close personal relationship between artists and art lovers.

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The Big Annual Winter Apparel & Ski Sale at CHS Thrift in Arnold

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/21/2019 10:31 AM
Arnold, CA...The Big Annual Winter Apparel & Ski Sale at CHS Thrift in Arnold


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Bret Harte, Calaveras, Summerville, Sonora & Argonaut all Victorious & Amador Plays in Washington Today!

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/21/2019 10:04 AM
Angels Camp, CA....The Mother Lode League Football teams are finishing up their non-conference games and getting ready for league play to commence. In last night's action the Bret Harte Bullfrogs under the tutiledge of new Head Coach Kelly Osborn won Friday's home game against Arroyo High School from San Lorenzo 13-7. Calaveras tomahawked Bradshaw Christian in Friday's away game 21-19. The Summerville Bears mauled Delta Charter in Friday's home non-conference game 37-6. The Sonora rolled over West from Tracy 41-14. The Argonaut Mustangs trotted over Castlemont High from Oakland 47-12. The Amador Buffaloes are taking their thundering herd on the road in a really, really away game against Meridian High in Bellingham, WA today.

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Bear Valley Ski Club's Annual Ski Sale

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/21/2019 09:00 AM
Arnold, CA...The Big Ski Sale will be at Meadowmont Shopping Center in Arnold. Much more than just skiing equipment, all kinds of snowboarding equipment, snowshoes and more. Come on out, enjoy the people, the weather and find some deals on equipment. Our venders show up pretty early, come see if they have that you need. See you there!

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SNAC Arnold's Summer/Winter Parking Lot Sale Saturday 9/21 9a-5p!

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/21/2019 08:59 AM
Arnold, CA...SNAC Arnold's Summer/Winter Parking Lot Sale Saturday 9/21 9a-5p!


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SNAC Arnold's Summer/Winter Parking Lot Sale Saturday 9/21 9a-5p!

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/19/2019 08:49 PM
Arnold, CA...SNAC Arnold's Summer/Winter Parking Lot Sale Saturday 9/21 9a-5p!


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Live Mother Lode League Football as Arroyo High School Visits Bret Harte! Bullfrogs Win 13 - 7!

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/20/2019 06:11 PM
Angels Camp, CA...Join us tonight for live Mother Lode League Football from Angels Camp as Arroyo High School Visits Bret Harte.  Our stream begins with the 2nd Half of the JV Game.. The Bret Harte JV Bullfrogs Take the Game 18 to 7!!



Collision Left Murphys Man With Major Injuries & Unconscious Last Night Off Sheep Ranch Road

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/20/2019 04:33 PM
Murphys, CA...A 30 year old Murphys man was driving a Toyota on Sheep Ranch Road northbound at an unknown speed descending a grade at approximately 2330 hours. He allowed his vehicle to drive off the west road edge and down a steep embankment. As the Toyota was on the embankment it overturned causing the left front windshield area to be crushed by a tree. As it overturned the driver was ejected. Both the driver and the Toyota landed at the bottom of an approximately 100 foot ravine. The Toyota came to rest on its roof. The driver lost consciousness for an unknown time. He waited until the sun rose on 9-20-2019 to climb up the hillside to seek assistance. The vehicle was not visible from the roadway.

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Pile Burning to Commence on Summit Ranger District

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/20/2019 04:18 PM
Sonora, CA...The Stanislaus National Forest provides the following information about planned prescribed burns on the forest. Prescribed Fire Name / Ranger District FY19/FY20 Pile Burning, Summit Ranger District. General and Specific Location: Multiple locations on Summit Ranger District. Smoke may be visible from communities along the Highway 108 corridor, with some down canyon drift smoke visible in the evening and early morning. This project is a planned prescribed fire. Please do not report as a wildfire.

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Grover Anderson & The Lampoliers at Forest Meadows Golf Course

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/20/2019 04:10 PM
Murphys, CA...Grover Anderson & The Lampoliers at Forest Meadows Golf Course, 6pm, September 20th


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Middleton's Honored For Being One of Original 100 Dealers In Country at Brand Source Convention!

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/20/2019 02:27 PM
Angels Camp, CA..Bob Middleton of Middleton's Mark Twain Center attended the Brand Source Convention in Dallas, TX earlier this month. Middleton's along with other dealers were recognized for being one of the original 100 Dealers in the country! Bob has belonged to the Pacific Rim Region since 1987, it encompasses, AZ, CA & NV. The convention celebrated the 50TH Anniversary of AVB Brand Source being a National Buying group for Independent Appliance, Furniture, Mattress, Electronic Dealers.

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The 2020 Fair & Frog Jump will be a "Frogtown Hoedown" as 2020 Slogan Chosen

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/20/2019 11:43 AM
Frogtown, USA...The 2020 Fair and Frog Jumping Jubilee will be a "Frogtown Hoedown" and every great slogan needs a logo to match. The Calaveras County Fair is seeking a logo for our 2020 slogan. The logo will be on t-shirts and other marketing items. The prize for the chosen logo is $300. Send entries to laurie@frogtown.org. Please send in two formats, pdf and jpeg. Entries are due on October 31, 2019.

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Rock Out to Plan B on Sept. 21st at Murphys Irish Pub

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/20/2019 11:25 AM
Murphys, CA...Plan B will bring their huge classic rock play list to Murphys Irish Pub on Saturday Night! Plan B will raise the roof in downtown Murphys form 7-10pm! Don't Miss the show!!!

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US Sanctions Iran’s Central Bank and National Development Fund in Response to Attack on Saudi Oil Infrastructure

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/20/2019 10:36 AM
Washington, DC...Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) took action against the Central Bank of Iran (CBI), the National Development Fund of Iran (NDF), and Etemad Tejarate Pars Co. under its counterterrorism authority, Executive Order (E.O.) 13224. Iran’s Central Bank has provided billions of dollars to the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC), its Qods Force (IRGC-QF) and its terrorist proxy, Hizballah. Iran’s NDF, which is Iran’s sovereign wealth fund and whose board of trustees include Iran’s president, oil minister, and the governor of the Central Bank, has been a major source of foreign currency and funding for the IRGC-QF and Iran’s Ministry of Defense and Armed Forces Logistics (MODAFL). Etemad Tejarate Pars, also designated today, is an Iran-based company that is used to conceal financial transfers for MODAFL’s military purchases, including funds originating from the NDF.

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Team Lindsay Whittle Wahlman Says Thank You!! Beef Raffle a Sell Out!!

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/20/2019 09:48 AM
Angels Camp, CA...Friends and family of Lindsay Whittle Wahlman a local mother of four who is battling breast cancer would like to thank the community for making the Beef Raffle a sell out!! All the funds raised will benefit her fight. Thank You!!!

Traffic Update....Major Injury Vehicle 150 Feet Off Sheep Ranch Road Collision

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/20/2019 09:20 AM
Murphys, CA...Traffic Update....Major Injury Vehicle 150 Feet Off Sheep Ranch Road Collision. Accident happened last night, injured party flown out this morning, vehicle down steep embankment on roof.

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

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/20/2019 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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The Elevated Evening News™ Live Tonight at 10pm...Tonight's Replay is Below

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/19/2019 09:59 PM
Arnold, CA...The Elevated Evening News™ Live Tonight at 10pm.

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Hospice of Amador & Calaveras’ 20th Annual Art Auction at Karmère Winery & Vineyards!

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/19/2019 06:37 PM
Jackson, CA...Hospice of Amador & Calaveras’ signature fundraising event, the 20th Annual Art Auction, is almost underway, but tickets are going quickly. On Friday, September 20, this popular affair is once again being hosted at Karmère Vineyards & Winery in the Shenandoah Valley. The evening promises an unforgettable experience, including music, wine, food, art, and what could be a record turnout. Tickets and a few tables of four, six or eight are still available, but they will not last long!

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Get Your Fill of Fish & Chips Every Friday at Gooney's Bar & Grill

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/19/2019 06:36 PM
San Andreas, CA...Gooney’s Bar & Grill is now serving Fish & Chips every Friday while the supply lasts. Located at 6 N. Main st. San Andreas. Open every day at 4pm. Twenty-one and over, I.D. required.



This event repeats weekly every Friday until 10/13/2019

Traffic Update....Solo Vehicle Collision Near Moran Rd / Love Creek Rd

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/19/2019 06:35 PM
Arnold, CA...Traffic Update....Solo Vehicle Collision Near Moran Rd / Love Creek Rd


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Mix & Mingle in Mokelumne Hill Tonight!

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/19/2019 04:28 PM
Mokelumne Hill, CA...Mix & Mingle in Mokelumne Hill Tonight for the monthly Calaveras Chamber of Commerce mixer.

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Angels Food and Sierra Hills Markets Weekly Ad & Grocery Specials Through September 24th

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/19/2019 02:42 PM
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 209.580.6035 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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Stanislaus National Forest Plans Another Prescribed Burn on Groveland Ranger District

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/19/2019 02:23 PM
Groveland, CA...The Stanislaus National Forest provides the following information about additional planned acres as a prescribed underburn on the forest. This notice is for a second section located near Bear Mountain.

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Maria Bartiromo Re-signs Multiyear Deal with Fox Business

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/19/2019 01:51 PM
New York, NY...FOX News Media has re-signed Anchor and Global Markets Editor Maria Bartiromo to a new multiyear deal, extending her tenure with FOX Business Network (FBN) and FOX News Channel (FNC), announced Suzanne Scott, CEO of FOX News Media. In making the announcement, Ms. Scott said, “Maria Bartiromo has been a pioneer in business journalism for 30 years. As the first journalist to report live from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, she has been a change agent throughout her entire career. Her exceptional insights and incredible work ethic have been of tremendous value to FOX Business and FOX News and we’re thrilled to have her continue anchoring each of her stellar programs for many more years to come.”

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A Bit of Wisdom from Poor Richard

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/19/2019 01:24 PM
"They who have nothing to be troubled at, will be troubled at nothing." ~ Poor Richard (AKA, Ben Franklin)

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Sender's Market Weekly Ad & Grocery Specials Through September 24th

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/19/2019 12:11 PM
Mountain Ranch, CA...In 1950, we started out as a family operation with Erich’s father and mother, August and Freida Sender, in a century-old adobe building. The upstairs was home to the Sender family, and the first floor included groceries, a meat market, a bar, and a small eating place called Opa’s Smokehouse. On Christmas morning in 1968, the old store was destroyed by fire. But in June 1969, Sender’s Market, Inc. was opened. Since that time, there have been many changes, including remodeling, expansion, and the addition of many employees. That’s also when we added the truss plant and purchased Sender’s Market Ace Hardware in Valley Springs. Today, we're still family owned and still working hard to stock everything from pantry essentials to power tools. Whether you've got questions about the perfect cut of meat or the right kind of paint, our helpful, knowledgeable staff has you covered.



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Traffic Update....Collision Partially Blocking Lanes Near Sr49 / Parrotts Ferry Rd

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/19/2019 09:51 AM
Columbia, CA...Traffic Update....Collision Partially Blocking Lanes Near Sr49 / Parrotts Ferry Rd.


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President Trump Visits the Border Wall in California

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/19/2019 09:04 AM
Otay Mesa, CA...President Trump Visits the Border Wall in California

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Traffic Update....Non-Injury Student vs Student Hit & Run at Calaveras High

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/19/2019 08:55 AM
San Andreas, CA...Traffic Update....Non-Injury Student vs Student Hit & Run at Calaveras High


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Let Abbott's Snow Removal Keep You Moving This Winter... (209) 795-6710

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/19/2019 08:49 AM
Camp Connell, CA...Let Abbott's Snow Removal Keep You Moving This Winter... (209) 795-6710 It's that time if year again!!! Contracts went out this weekend. Be prepared and get a contract. When the storms come in long or back to back contract customers have priority for service. Also send in your contract paid in full on or before october 15th and you can take 25$ off! We service Dorrington, Camp Connel, all the way to Bear Valley. We offer driveway grooming in BV.

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

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/19/2019 07:00 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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Five Marijuana Grow Sites Eradicated by Calaveras Sheriff's Office

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/18/2019 10:45 PM
San Andreas, CA...On September 10th,, 2019 the Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office Marijuana Enforcement Unit served a search warrant for illegal marijuana cultivation at an address in the 12000 block of Armstrong Road in Sheep Ranch. Deputies eradicated 6,588 growing marijuana plants at an outdoor marijuana growing operation. Two suspects were seen fleeing the scene and, although they were not apprehended, evidence seized from the scene is still being examined and the investigation is ongoing.




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Governor Gavin Newsom on Trump Administration Rollback of California’s Clean Car Waiver

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/18/2019 10:33 PM
Sacramento, CA...Governor Gavin Newsom released the statement below after reports that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency tomorrow will announce plans to revoke aspects of a Clean Air Act waiver that has been used for years by California to set its own emissions standards. California’s Advanced Clean Cars rule requires automakers to produce cars that pollute less and emit fewer greenhouse gases through model year 2025. “California won’t ever wait for permission from Washington to protect the health and safety of children and families.

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

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/18/2019 09:59 PM
Arnold, CA...The Elevated Evening News™ Live Tonight at 10pm.

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Robert (Bob) D. Hall, Veteran, 1942 - 2019

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/18/2019 09:35 PM
Murphys, CA...Twenty-two year Calaveras County and late Murphys resident, Robert Duane Hall, passed away September 10th in Maui, HI from heart failure at age 77. Born in Utah, Bob served four years in the U.S. Navy, two of them aboard the aircraft carrier USS Midway, before pursuing a 45 year career in the freight-trucking and warehousing industry. He semi-actively retired to Calaveras County in 1998. During the intervening years, Bob worked for Sierra Energy, managing the retail convenience store and station in San Andreas, was employed by the Saddle Creek Golf Resort in Copperopolis, by the US Census Bureau, working on several survey projects, and in recent years, by Stevenot winery, Ironstone winery and the Bunting winery, where he was employed until his passing.

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Traffic Update...Possible Injury Vehicle Off Roadway Collision on Dolorosa Street

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/18/2019 05:50 PM
La Grange, CA...Traffic Update...Possible Injury Vehicle Off Roadway Collision on Dolorosa Street.


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Big Trees Market Weekly Ad & Grocery Specials Through September 24th

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/18/2019 05:33 PM
Arnold, CA...Big Trees Market Weekly Ad & Grocery Specials Through September 24th! Pages and Pages of Local Savings are Below...



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Collision on Hwy 88 Near Ione This Morning Took The Life of Retired ACSO Sergeant Mark Lawrence

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/18/2019 04:41 PM
Ione, CA...It is with a heavy heart that the Amador County Sheriff’s Office announces the tragic loss of a member of our family. Retired Sergeant Mark Lawrence was driving to the Amador County Superior Court this morning where he serves as a Court Security Deputy when he was involved in a motor vehicle accident. Despite the best efforts of the medical responders, Sergeant Lawrence died from his injuries. Sergeant Lawrence was escorted to Daneri Mortuary in a law enforcement procession with allied agency law enforcement officers and fire department members saluting him along the way.

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Driver from Yorba Linda in Suspected Hit & Run on Hwy 49 Arrested

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/18/2019 04:28 PM
San Andreas, CA...On September 18th A 25 Year Old from Yorba Linda was traveling southbound in a 2019 Ram at 60 miles per hour on SR-49 north of Howell Road. A Valley Springs woman was traveling southbound in her Acura at 55 miles per hour on SR-49 north of Howell Road to the front of the Ram.

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Governor Signs Lorena Gonzalez’s AB 5 Independent Contractor or Gig Economy Restriction Bill!

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/18/2019 01:14 PM
Sacramento, CA...Today Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law legislation authored by California State Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego) to restore employment status for millions of workers who have been misclassified as contractors. Assembly Bill 5 provides clarity for businesses, workers and taxpayers in the wake of the Dynamex ruling by the California Supreme Court in 2018.

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Federal Reserve Issues FOMC Statement on Additional Rate Cuts

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/18/2019 12:36 PM
Washington, DC...Information received since the Federal Open Market Committee met in July indicates that the labor market remains strong and that economic activity has been rising at a moderate rate. Job gains have been solid, on average, in recent months, and the unemployment rate has remained low. Although household spending has been rising at a strong pace, business fixed investment and exports have weakened. On a 12-month basis, overall inflation and inflation for items other than food and energy are running below 2 percent. Market-based measures of inflation compensation remain low; survey-based measures of longer-term inflation expectations are little changed.

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Keeping Ebbetts Pass Safe & Caltrans Hiring Locally for Winter

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/18/2019 12:27 PM
Ebbetts Pass Summit, CA....From Caltrans D!..."We put an overnight shift on to make sure the route stayed open and safe throughout the night and applied sand to some of the corners as there was rain lower down that was expected to freeze." We also received a call from Caltrans's Mike Johnson saying they are looking to hire here locally. So head on over to their website and get started...


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Governor Gavin Newsom Signs Executive Order to Confront Youth Vaping Epidemic

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/18/2019 11:27 AM
Sacramento, CA...Governor Gavin Newsom signed an executive order to confront the growing youth epidemic and health risks linked to vaping. The executive order directs the Department of Public Health (CDPH) to launch a $20 million statewide digital and social media public awareness campaign to educate youth, young adults and parents about the health risks of vaping nicotine and cannabis products. CDPH is also tasked with developing recommendations to reduce smoking among young adults and teens by establishing warning signs with health risks where vaping products are sold and on product advertisements.



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Mark Twain Medical Center Showcases Local Health Resources at Fall Health Fair

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/18/2019 10:54 AM
San Andreas, CA...Mark Twain Medical Center presents the 21st Annual Fall Health Fair on Saturday, September 28 from 7 a.m. to noon at the Hospital Campus in San Andreas. “Participation in this event is just as enthusiastic now as it was when we started over two decades ago,” notes Doug Archer, MTMC President and CEO. “It’s a tradition – a great opportunity to find out about the latest in local resources for health care, wellness and social services.” He explains this Health Fair includes an especially wide-range of health and wellness professionals, nonprofit entities, and government agencies that collaborate in providing education, support services and lifestyle tools to the local community.

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Rurality.tv is Now Streaming 24/7

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/18/2019 10:40 AM
Arnold, CA...Rurality.tv is now Streaming 24/7... Rurality.tv is a new streaming TV Channel Celebrating Small Towns, Scenic Places & Wide Open Spaces!



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Rotary Shoe Drive to Wear Out Poverty Now Though October 23rd! Donate Now!!

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/18/2019 10:26 AM
Murphys, CA...Donate your gently used shoes to our annual Shoe Drive to Wear Out Poverty! Your donated shoes will be cleaned and repaired and distributed to those in need domestically and internationally! Shoes are also provided to start micro-businesses, and the proceeds go back to purchasing new shoes for children and adults wherever there is a need.

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Traffic Update....Fatality & Traffic Controls in Place Near Sr88 / Sr104

Posted by: thepinetree on 09/18/2019 09:15 AM
Ione, CA...Traffic Update....Fatality & Traffic Controls in Place Near Sr88 / Sr104

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Created on 02/22/2006 11:32 PM by thepinetree
Updated on 05/10/2019 10:39 AM by thepinetree
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  11. Legendary Journalist Cokie Roberts Dies at 75
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