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Mornings with the One Percent™ Streaming the Inauguration Now

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/20/2021 07:05 AM
Arnold, CA…In watching the various feeds and stories about the Biden Inauguration today we ended up feeing that showing you the raw feed without talking heads on the left or right trying to tell you what you are seeing. The best may be to just show you and get out of the way. 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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Traffic Update....Collision Near Mono Way / Sanguinetti Rd

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/20/2021 07:59 AM
Sonora, CA...Traffic Update....Collision Near Mono Way / Sanguinetti Rd


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The Inauguration of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/20/2021 07:37 AM
Washington, DC...The Inauguration of Joe Biden as the 46th President of the United States

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Angels Food and Sierra Hills Markets Weekly Ad Jan 20 ~ Jan 26

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/20/2021 07:37 AM
Angels Camp & Murphys, CA...Angels Food and Sierra Hills Markets Weekly Ad Jan 20 ~ Jan 26. Shop Local ~ Buy Local. Quality Food and Hometown Service

President Donald J. Trump Departure Ceremony

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/20/2021 07:22 AM
Joint Base Andrews, MD...President Donald J. Trump Departure Ceremony

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Traffic Update....Possible Injury Off Roadway Collision Near Wards Ferry Rd / Thiel Rd

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/20/2021 07:12 AM
Groveland, CA...Traffic Update....Possible Injury Off Roadway Collision Near Wards Ferry Rd / Thiel Rd


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President Trump Pardons 73 & Commutes Sentences of 70.

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/19/2021 11:50 PM
Washington, DC...President Donald J. Trump granted pardons to 73 individuals and commuted the sentences of an additional 70 individuals. Details are below...

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

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/19/2021 10:00 PM
Arnold, CA...The Elevated Evening News™ Live Tonight at 10pm.

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The USDA Forest Service & Cal Fire Present The Urban Tree Canopy Viewer in California

Posted by: News_Desk on 01/19/2021 04:33 PM
Vallejo, CA... The USDA Forest Service Pacific Southwest Region and California Department of Forestry & Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) are pleased to announce the launching of 2018 data for the Urban Tree Canopy Viewer Program in California. This program allows communities to understand the extent and location of its existing tree canopy in order to implement sound management practices to optimize community services attained from trees.

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Farewell Address of President Donald J. Trump

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/19/2021 03:54 PM
Washington, DC...My fellow Americans: Four years ago, we launched a great national effort to rebuild our country, to renew its spirit, and to restore the allegiance of this government to its citizens. In short, we embarked on a mission to make America great again — for all Americans. As I conclude my term as the 45th President of the United States, I stand before you truly proud of what we have achieved together. We did what we came here to do — and so much more.

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President-elect Biden Announces Key Nominations for the Department of State

Posted by: News_Desk on 01/19/2021 03:46 PM
Washington, DC.... This is a team of experienced, crisis-tested leaders with diverse backgrounds and fresh perspectives ready to reinvigorate the State Department and U.S. diplomacy with a foreign policy that delivers for the American people

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Statement from President-elect Biden on Religious Freedom Day, 1/16/21

Posted by: News_Desk on 01/19/2021 03:03 PM
Washington, DC.... Two hundred and thirty-five years ago, the Virginia General Assembly passed Thomas Jefferson’s landmark Statute for Religious Freedom, laying a foundation of liberty to be enshrined in our Constitution and passed down through the generations. Today, Religious Freedom Day, is a symbol of that commitment — and a reminder that the work of protecting religious freedom, for people of all faiths and none, is never finished.

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Readout of HHS Secretary-designate Xavier Becerra’s Meeting with Disability Community Organizations

Posted by: News_Desk on 01/19/2021 02:11 PM
Washington, D.C.... Last Friday, Health and Human Services Secretary-designate Xavier Becerra joined leaders from disability organizations for a virtual roundtable discussion. Becerra first thanked the leaders for their time and counsel, their fight to make sure all people in this country are included when discussing access to quality health care, and for their critical work in helping to ensure that the Biden-Harris pandemic response is equitable and effective for the communities they serve.

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Governor Newsom Formally Appoints Alex Padilla to the U.S. Senate and Nominates Dr. Shirley Weber as Secretary of State

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/19/2021 12:39 PM
Sacramento, CA...From yesterday..."As Americans celebrate the legacy of civil rights icon Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and his work to expand voting rights and representation, Governor Gavin Newsom today formally submitted the appointment of Alex Padilla to become California’s first Latino U.S. Senator and the nomination of Assemblymember Dr. Shirley Weber to become the state’s first African American Secretary of State. The announcement comes as Kamala Harris formally resigned her position as U.S. Senator this morning as she prepares to make history by becoming the first African American and woman to become Vice President of the United States when she is inaugurated alongside President-elect Joe Biden Wednesday.

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Winter Returns Later This Week Along Western Slope & Mother Lode Regions

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/19/2021 12:27 PM
Arnold, CA...The National Weather Service in Sacramento is forecasting that winter will return to our area later in the week. Detailed forecast for West Slope Northern Sierra Nevada. Today, Sunny. Very windy. Highs 30 to 45 higher elevations... 46 to 56 lower elevations. Prevailing east winds 25 to 45 mph with gusts to around 75 mph. Tonight, Clear, windy. Lows 18 to 33 higher elevations...33 to 44 lower elevations. Prevailing east winds 15 to 30 mph with gusts to around 50 mph decreasing to 10 to 20 mph with gusts to around 35 mph after midnight.

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Wind Event Closes Yosemite National Park Today

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/19/2021 12:01 PM
Yosemite, CA...Park temporarily closed due to a continuing high wind event. Yosemite National Park will be closed today, Tuesday, January 19, 2021 due to a continuing high wind event, associated downed trees, debris, and damage to park facilities. Check for updates at 209/372-0200 (press 1, then 1). The view from the Ahwahnee towards Half Dome is below...

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High Wind Travel Warnings on Local Roads

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/19/2021 11:55 AM
Arnold, CA...This highway information is the latest reported as of Tuesday, January 19th, 2021 at 11:49 AM.

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Traffic Update....Power Lines Down in Roadway on Valley View Dr

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/19/2021 11:48 AM
Arnold, CA...Traffic Update....Power Lines Down in Roadway on Valley View Dr.


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The Majority of U.S. Businesses Have Fewer Than Five Employees

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/19/2021 11:42 AM
Washington, DC...Small businesses are often hailed as a vital segment of our national and local economies and a primary driver of U.S. financial growth. But just what is a small business? Is it based on a company’s number of employees or sales? Is it defined by the size of individual business locations (“establishment”) or the size of the company (“firm”) that owns those locations?

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55 New Covid Cases & Death Toll Rises to 39 in Latest Tuolumne County Numbers

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/19/2021 11:35 AM
Sonora, CA...Tuolumne County is reporting 32 new community cases (20 Saturday, 12 Sunday) and 23 new SCC inmate cases (1 Saturday, 22 Sunday) for a total of 55 new cases over the weekend (Jan.16-17). One of the new cases is hospitalized and the remaining individuals appear to be isolating. Twenty-one individuals have been released from isolation. We are sad to report an additional death of a male in his 70’s. Our condolences to his family and friends. This weekend's new case demographics: Under 20: Males- 4 Females- 2 20s: Males– 1 Females- 2 30s: Males– 1 Females- 3 40s: Males– 2 Females- 3 50s: Males– 2 Females- 2 60s: Males– 4 Females- 2 70s: Males– 2 Females- 1 80s: Males– 0 Females–1 90s: Males– 0 Females–0

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

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/19/2021 11:28 AM
Angels Camp, CA...(Now at new Angels Camp Location! With power uncertainties becoming the norm is your business or family ready? A back up generator from Pioneer Electric can provide peace of mind. Pioneer Electric is a licensed and insured, full service electrical contracting business servicing: Calaveras, Tuolumne and beyond since 1984.and provide a full range of electrical and services for homes and businesses.


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Wind Driven Power Outages Affecting Thousands This Morning (Updated)

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/19/2021 09:00 AM
Arnold, CA....Trees Down across lines and other wind driven issues are causing power outages in multiple areas this morning. Twain Harte, Cedar Ridge and other areas along the Hwy 108 Corridor are being hit hard this morning as is the high country on Hwy 4. Stay safe out there... (Update...Over 1,600 now without power in Dorrington, Camp Connell & Big Trees Village areas as well.)






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Traffic & Fire Update....Power Lines Down Spark Fire in Cedar Ridge Area

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/19/2021 08:46 AM
Cedar Ridge, CA...Firefighters continue to contain and mitigate several fires and powerlines down incidents in Tuolumne County. Windy conditions continue to prompt calls for service to the CAL FIRE Tuolumne-Calaveras Unit Emergency Command Center. #OtterFire [update] The forward progress of the fire has been stopped and firefighters will remain at scene conducting containment and mop-op operations. Near Charles Otter Dr. and Camilla Dr. Cedar Ridge.




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Traffic Update....Tree Down Across Lama Tamalin Rd

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/19/2021 08:32 AM
Mi Wuk Village, CA...Traffic Update....Tree Down Across Lama Tamalin Rd. Please use caution in the area...


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Mornings with the One Percent™ Streaming Now & (Replay is Below)

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/19/2021 08:24 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 01/18/2021 10:00 PM
Arnold, CA...The Elevated Evening News™ Live Tonight at 10pm.

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Traffic Update...Possible Injury Collison Near Railroad Flat Rd / Old Emigrant Trl

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/18/2021 09:49 PM
Mokelumne Hill, CA...Traffic Update...Possible Injury Collison Near Railroad Flat Rd / Old Emigrant Trl.


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Traffic Update....Possible Injury Collison on Tom Bell Road

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/18/2021 03:54 PM
Murphys, CA...Traffic Update....Possible Injury Collison on Tom Bell Road.


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The Calaveras County Board of Supervisors are Back in Action January 19th!

Posted by: News_Desk on 01/18/2021 12:37 PM
San Andreas, CA...The Calaveras County Board of Supervisors are Back in Action January 19th! The full agenda is below...

Mornings with the One Percent™ Streaming Now & (Replay is Below)

Posted by: thepinetree on 01/18/2021 10:23 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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