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Sunday, May 28
All Day Help The Arnold Library Celebrate Their 50th Anniversary This Week!
Until 04:00 PM St. Patrick's, Angels Camp Altar Society Rummage Sale
Until 04:00 PM 39th Annual Arnold Spring Peddler's Faire
Monday, May 29
10:45 AM Sierra Grief Support Groups
Wednesday, May 31
All Day Overeaters Anonymous meeting
Thursday, Jun 1
05:30 PM Calaveras Big Trees State Park UC California Naturalist Certification Course ~ June 2017
Friday, Jun 2
09:30 AM VINEYARD TOUR AND BBQ
07:00 PM Don't Miss The "First Fridays" Dinner Show With Jill Warren At Sequoia Woods
Saturday, Jun 3
09:00 AM NATURE BLITZ ~ Field Studies & Exploration At Calaveras Big Trees State Park
10:00 AM Independence Hall Needs Your Stuff! Accepting Donations Every Saturday!!
12:00 PM Chicken in a Barrel
Sunday, Jun 4
02:00 PM LECTURE "Gold Rush Medicine" by Dr. Bob LaPerriere
Monday, Jun 5
10:45 AM Sierra Grief Support Groups
Wednesday, Jun 7
All Day Overeaters Anonymous meeting
11:30 AM International Trade Development Workshop Coming To Sonora On June 7th
Thursday, Jun 8
06:00 PM Calaveras Uncorked Wine Education Series
06:00 PM CALAVERAS UNCORKED WINE EDUCATION SERIES with Steve Millier
Saturday, Jun 10
10:00 AM Independence Hall Needs Your Stuff! Accepting Donations Every Saturday!!
05:00 PM Nickolay Dodov Foundation Fundraiser June 10th At Outer Aisle

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The Arnold Lions Pancake Breakfasts Are Back This Weekend

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/27/2017 10:03 AM
Arnold, CA...Arnold Lions will once again host a Pancake Breakfast, Saturday and Sunday of the Memorial Day Weekend. All money raised at the Arnold Lions fund raisers go to worthy cusses for the benefit of our community.

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President Trump's Weekly Address, This Week He Talks Budgets

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/28/2017 05:59 AM
Washington, DC...My fellow Americans, Each month families across the country work very, very hard to balance their budgets and to make the tough choices necessary to take care of their loved ones and to give their children opportunities they never had before. This is who we are as Americans – we take pride in leaving each new generation a better country than the one we inherited. Yet for decades, Washington has refused to make the tough choices. As a result, the American Dream has slipped from the grasp of more and more of our people.

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Big Trees Fitness Opening In Time For Summer!! Preview Tours This Weekend On Saturday & Sunday!!

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/24/2017 04:34 PM
Arnold, CA...In a great addition to the entire Arnold ares it is exciting to announce that Big Trees Fitness is bringing a full service fitness club back to life in Arnold just in time for summer! You many have seen crews working on the health club facility and they have completed enough repairs and upgrades to open for tours this Saturday & Sunday from 9am to 4pm on Saturday & Sunday this Memorial Day Weekend!! They will open for daily operation on June 1st. The pool is filled and ready for laps, cooling off, pool parties & lounging. The weight room is ready for sets & reps. The racquetball courts are game & tournament ready. The dance floor is ready for fitness classes. The cardio equipment is ready to raise your heart rate and Big Trees Fitness is excited to open their doors.








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Got Pine Needles? Wish You Didn't? Call Today For a Free Estimate 209-795-5686

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/08/2017 10:59 AM
Arnold, CA...Get Your Yard Cleanup Done For 2017! Got Pine Needles? Let Us Help! Pine Needles, Leaves, Pruning, Weed Whipping, Hauling, Call today for a free estimate, 209-795-5686, helpmerake@gmail.com

Sickness Unto Death Part III: Why Katsu is Healthier Than Carl? ~ By John MacWillie, Ph.D.

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/27/2017 02:10 PM
Murphys, CA...Americans like to think of themselves as the wealthiest, healthiest, and luckiest country in the world. I won't debate the first and last points here, but, the United States is decidedly not the healthiest. How do we know that?

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Traffic Update...Vehicle Down Embankment In Arnold

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/27/2017 01:43 PM
Arnold, CA...CHP is reporting a vehicle down an embankment near Meadowview Court. Please use caution in the area....

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Beep, Beep! Food Trucks are Rolling In on Saturday, May 27th, 2017 Saturday, May 27th, 4 p.m. – 8 p.m. - Unique Cuisine, Live Music, Family Fun

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/27/2017 01:15 PM
Angels Camp, CA...The Angels Camp Business Association and Destination Angels Camp will host the first of four Summer Nights Food Truck Festivals on Saturday, May 27th from 4- 8 p.m. at Utica Park in Angels Camp. The Summer Nights Food Truck Festivals are a unique opportunity for community members and visitors to enjoy a variety of different cuisine from Food Trucks of the Foothills, a group out of Placerville as well as local food trucks and food vendors. The Fabulous off Brothers, a well-loved, local rock and roll band, will be performing during the Festival.

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Traffic Update.....SUV vs Sedan Near Rawhide & Hwy 49

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/27/2017 12:34 PM
Sonora, CA....CHP is reporting a possible injury collision near Rawhide & Hwy 49. Please use caution in the area...

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Chains Required Kicks Off The 2017 Summer Hill Top Concert Series at Brice Station!

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/27/2017 10:09 AM
Murphys, CA...We are excited to announce our 2017 Summer Hill Top Concert Series at Brice Station! Join us starting May 27th for some amazing acts from all over - come see nationally touring bands such as Poor Man's Whiskey and Patrice Pike Band, or your favorite locals like Chains Required and Grover Anderson. You can read more about the bands and purchase tickets online now at tickets.bricestation.com ! Tickets will also be available for purchase at the Brice Station Tasting Room, Fridays-Sundays from 12-6PM.



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Thinking Of Selling? Call Bob Doten for Results That Rock! 209.795.RELAX

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/19/2017 10:48 AM
Arnold, CA...Thinking Of Selling? Call Bob Doten for Results That Rock! 209.795.RELAX

Time To Get Ready For PaddleBlast 2017

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/18/2017 12:15 PM
Arnold, CA...Time to get ready for paddling season at SNAC Arnold!

Calaveras Door of Hope Announces the 3rd Annual "Heroes Fun Run" and Family Fun Day May 27th, 2017

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/26/2017 10:38 PM
Murphys, CA...Calaveras Door of Hope is hosting a Fun Run and Family Day on May 27, 2017. The Heroes Fun Run will be located at Ironstone Vineyards’ Amphitheatre. The Heroes Fun Run offers three options to participate in: a 5k run, 10k run, or a 2 mile walk. There will also be a party in the park with: Live music by Dyemusica, silent auction, raffle prizes, games and activities for kids of all ages. Food will be available for purchase on the grounds. Families are encouraged to bring their lawn chairs, blankets and enjoy the day. No outside food or drinks, please. Family Fun Day hours are from 9 AM – 2 PM. Admission is free. The 5k/10k run will start at 8:30 a.m. (registration at 7:45 a.m.); The 2 mile walk will start at 10:00 a.m. (registration at 9:00 a.m.).

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The Big Ol Furniture Sale At Independence Hall

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/26/2017 10:34 PM
Arnold, CA...The Big Ol Furniture Sale At Independence Hall

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Over A Million Dollars Worth Of Marijuana & Plants Eradicated In Jenny Lind

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/26/2017 04:52 PM
Jenny Lind, CA...On 05/24/2017 at approximately 3:00 PM, Calaveras County Sheriff’s Deputies served a search warrant on the 10000 block of Scenic Valley Road in Jenny Lind. The property consisted of a large outdoor and a small indoor marijuana growing operation. The property was an unregistered and illegal marijuana grow site. During the search warrant, no persons were contacted at the property. 7589 marijuana plants and 300 pounds of processed marijuana were seized. The investigation into the identities of the persons involved is ongoing.

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Fisticuffs & Gunshots Lead to Early Morning Marijuana Eradication In Valley Springs

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/26/2017 04:34 PM
Valley Springs, CA...On 05/23/2017 at approximately 1:50 AM, Calaveras County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the 2100 block of Evans Road in Valley Springs for a report of an altercation involving gunshots. Deputies contacted several subjects at the residence. A search of the property was conducted and an illegal, unregistered, marijuana grow was discovered.

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Traffic Update....Collision Blocking Westbound Lane Of Hwy 12 East of Valley Springs

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/26/2017 04:18 PM
Valley Springs, CA...CHP is reporting a collision with injuries blocking the westbound lane near Hwys 12 & 26 east of Valley Springs. One young driver is bleeding from her face. Please use caution in the area & let's be careful out there this weekend. Let's see if we can make it till Tuesday without another fatal...

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Don't Miss “A Good Year” at Their Last Film Friday at Milliaire

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/26/2017 04:07 PM
Murphys, CA...Join Milliaire for their LAST Film Friday of the season! Enjoy “A Good Year”, starring Russell Crowe and Abbie Cornish, on the Creekside Patio with a glass of wine and popcorn in hand!

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Hop On In For Big & Bold May Specials From Black Sheep Winery

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/26/2017 02:51 PM
Murphys, CA...Black Sheep Winery arrived in Murphys with the 1984 harvest. From that first harvest we produced our 1984 Amador Zinfandel. The wine was styled in a big, bold way like nobody else could do. That's what makes us Black Sheep; we're different from the rest of the flock. We feature small batches of limited release wines handcrafted from high quality grapes grown in Calaveras and Amador Counties. We produce about 2,500 cases of wine per year, specializing in Zinfandels and Rhone varietals.



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Hispanic Suspects Flee Unregistered Grow In Mountain Ranch As Eradication Team Moved In

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/26/2017 02:16 PM
Mountain Ranch, CA...On 05/22/2017 at approximately 9:00 AM, Calaveras County Sheriff’s Deputies with the assistance of Calaveras County Code Enforcement served a search warrant on a property located on the 8400 block of West Murray Creek Road in Mountain Ranch. The search warrant was conducted on an unregistered illegal marijuana grow.

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Robert Gaa, 59 From Valley Springs Lost His Life In Hwy 12 Motorcycle Collision

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/26/2017 11:08 AM
San Andreas, CA...59 year old Robert Gaa from Valley Springs was riding his 2006 Harley Davidson westbound on Hwy 12 west of Hwy 49 sometime between the evening of May 20th & Sunday May 21st. He was negotiating a curve to his left at an unknown speed when he allowed his motorcycle to drift right and off the roadway. He traveled down an embankment where he collided with several trees before coming to a stop in a grass pasture below the north roadway edge.

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The Route 88 Band At Camp Connell General Store May 27th

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/26/2017 10:53 AM
Camp Connell, CA...Since 1929 The Camp Connell General Store has been serving generation after generation of customers. New Owner Dan Tulipani and his family are excited to continue and expand on the rich fabric of history and traditions that have made the store an integral part of the community. With Dining, Wine, Beer, Gifts, Groceries & Gas they have everything you need to make your high country adventure a great one.

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Mark Zuckerberg Delivers Harvard Commencement Address

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/26/2017 10:01 AM
Cambridge, MA...The following it the full text of his speech. "President Faust, Board of Overseers, faculty, alumni, friends, proud parents, members of the ad board, and graduates of the greatest university in the world, I'm honored to be with you today because, let's face it, you accomplished something I never could. If I get through this speech, it'll be the first time I actually finish something at Harvard. Class of 2017, congratulations! I'm an unlikely speaker, not just because I dropped out, but because we're technically in the same generation. We walked this yard less than a decade apart, studied the same ideas and slept through the same Ec10 lectures. We may have taken different paths to get here, especially if you came all the way from the Quad, but today I want to share what I've learned about our generation and the world we're building together.


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The Big Greenhorn Creek Community Yard Sale is May 27th!

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/26/2017 09:26 AM
Angels Camp, CA...The Big Greenhorn Creek Community Yard Sale is May 27th!

Above & Beyond Travel's Maureen Dinnocenzo Named as Top 100 Agent at Industry Event

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/26/2017 08:53 AM
Arnold, CA...Travel Weekly and TravelAge West are proud to announce that Maureen Dinnocenzo was selected from among hundreds of recommended travel professionals to attend the fourth-annual Global Travel Marketplace West (GTM West), which took place at the Westin Lake Las Vegas Resort & Spa in Henderson/Las Vegas, Nevada, May 18-20, 2017. GTM West is a two-and-a-half day appointment-only event for top-producing travel advisors in North America and leading cruise, hotel, tour and destination suppliers seeking to conduct business face-to-face. Maureen Dinnocenzo was one of 100 top elite travel professionals recognized for her customer service, vendor relations & productivity. “A GTM West advisor is one that recognizes the importance of creating new business relationships and fostering existing ones, and understands how crucial it is to be well educated in this ever-changing industry,” says Jacqueline Hurst, Director, Trade Recruitment and Engagement, Travel Weekly Events. “With up-to-date knowledge and valuable relationships in their arsenal, these advisors are fully equipped to provide each client with a unique experience, tailored to their travel preferences.”



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Memorial Weekend Savings At Arnold Ace Home Center

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/26/2017 08:33 AM
Arnold, CA...Memorial Weekend Savings At Arnold Ace Home Center. Click on the images below for pages and pages of savings...



Napping At The Wheel Cause Of Head On Collision in Jamestown

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/26/2017 08:06 AM
Jamestown – On May 25, 2017 at approximately 2:50 pm, 22 year old Jamestown resident, Vanessa Muniz, was driving a 2006 Pontiac Vive, stopped southbound on State Route 49/108, in the left turn lane to Main Street, yielding to oncoming traffic. At this time, 53 year old Jamestown resident, Richard Bennett, was driving a 1998 Honda Civic, traveling northbound on State Route 49/108, approaching Main Street, while fatigued. Bennet fell asleep at the wheel of the Honda an allowed his vehicle to travel over the solid double yellow lines, into the front end of Muniz’ vehicle.

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Dive Into Summer With Social Memberships At Greenhorn Creek

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/26/2017 08:04 AM
Angels Camp, CA...Dive into summer with the Summer Social Membership at Greenhorn Creek Resort! With award-winning golf, fine dining, and fantastic amenities that include wine tasting, swimming, bocce ball, tennis and more, the Summer Social Membership is a perfect way to experience all that Greenhorn Creek Resort has to offer. Join now for this limited-time membership and pay NO initiation fees!

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Moderate Injuries in Collision on Hwy 108 in Twain Harte Area

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/26/2017 07:45 AM
Twain Harte, CA...On May 25, 2017 at approximately 2:35 pm, 24 year old Sonora resident, Kimberly Catherine Byrdharl, was driving a 1991 Jeep Cherokee eastbound on Twain Harte Drive, east of High Road. At this time, 44 year old Bakersfield resident, Brandon Keith Rolin, was driving a 2000 Chevrolet Silverado westbound on Twain Harte Drive, approaching High Road. Rolin looked down and to the right within his vehicle because something fell off from the center console. Because of this distraction, Rolin allowed his vehicle to drift over the solid double yellow lines through a right hand curve in the roadway, directly into the path of Byrdharl. Subsequently, the left front of Rolin’s vehicle struck the right front of Byrdharl’s vehicle.

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CDCR Inmate Firefighter Dies of Injuries When Tree Comes Down

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/26/2017 07:23 AM
Sacramento, CA...The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) today announced that an inmate firefighter has died as the result of injuries sustained while working on a fire line in Humboldt County. The firefighter, Matthew Beck, 26, was leading a crew that was clearing brush to contain a fire in the Hoopa area. He suffered major head, neck and back injuries yesterday when a large, 120-foot tall tree nearby uprooted and fell on him. He died before life-flight crews were able to reach him due to the remoteness of the accident scene.

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Traffic Update....Major Injury Collision Near Hwy 49 & Bell Road

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/25/2017 11:46 PM
Nashville, CA...CHP is reporting a major injury collision near Hwy 49 & Bell Road. Please use caution in the area...

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What’s Happening in Murphys this Week Through May 29 2017

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/25/2017 11:33 PM
Murphys, CA...What’s Happening in Murphys this Week Through May 29 2017. Planning to spend a Saturday shopping in Murphys? Try out the Saturday Hopper bus service running between Valley Springs and Arnold with stops in Murphys! Saturdays in Murphys - Walking Tours of Historic Downtown Murphys are available at no charge (donations gratefully accepted) on Saturday mornings at 10am leaving from the Old Timers Museum. Please contact Jo Sanders at 209-728-3072 to confirm dates and times or make arrangements for large groups.

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Nickolay Dodov Foundation Fundraiser June 10th At Outer Aisle

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/25/2017 10:38 PM
Bear Valley, CA...The Nickolay Dodov Foundation is part of a nationwide movement to educate youth and all-age winter sports enthusiasts to stay safe in winter environments. Over the last 10 winters an average of 39 people died in avalanches each winter in North America. We believe providing educational presentations of the avalanche awareness program Know Before You Go will help safe lives.

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Caltrans Joins Forces With Veterans to Combat Litter

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/25/2017 08:32 PM
Sacramento, CA...  In the last fiscal year, Caltrans spent over $67 million picking up litter along state highways, that’s enough litter to fill almost 9,000 garbage trucks, and now veterans are joining the battle to combat this chronic problem.

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Caltrans District 10 Weekly Road Report Through June 3rd.

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/25/2017 04:45 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.

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Traffic Update...Vehicle Off Roadway & Vehicle Vs Pole

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/25/2017 04:19 PM
Mokelumne Hill, CA...CHP is reporting couple of incidents at this time. A vehicle was driving recklessly before heading off the roadway near Hwy 26 and Campo Seco Turnpike. The second is a Subaru vs a pole near Hwy 26 and Jesus Maria. Please use caution in these areas...

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Calaveras Community Foundation Supports Meals-on-Wheels!

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/25/2017 03:51 PM
San Andreas, CA...Calaveras Community Foundation awarded Common Ground Senior Services a $10,000 check to help support the Meals-on-Wheels program in Calaveras County. This support comes at a crucial time when there is so much uncertainty as to the future of funding at the federal level for programs aimed at assisting older adults to remain safely in their own homes and communities.

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Ebbetts & Sonora Passes to Remain Closed an Additional 3 to 5 Weeks

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/25/2017 03:43 PM
Bear Valley, CA... The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has announced that Ebbetts Pass/State Route 4 (SR-4) and Sonora Pass/SR-108 will not open for Memorial Day weekend. While Caltrans always strives to have these mountain passes open by the holiday weekend, the impact from one of California’s wildest winters in decades is requiring a massive cleanup. SR-108 SnowCaltrans is anticipating that Ebbetts Pass and Sonora Pass will both be open within three to five weeks. Currently, eastbound travelers on Ebbetts Pass can go to the east end of Lake Alpine, while eastbound travelers on Sonora Pass can go as far as Kennedy Meadows.

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Traffic Update....Head On Collision Near Hwy 108 & Main Street

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/25/2017 03:29 PM
Jamestown, CA...CHP is reporting a head on collision near Hwy 108 & Main Street in Jamestown. Luckily this is in a lower speed section so hopefully we can escape this one without it becoming another fatal. Please use caution in the area...

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Traffic Update...Possible Injury Collision Near Hwy 108 & Lower Twain Harte Drive

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/25/2017 02:55 PM
Twain Harte, CA...CHP is reporting a possible injury collision near Hwy 108 & the lower Twain Harte Drive intersection. Please use caution in the area...

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Services On June 17th For Michael O'Keefe 1939 to 2017

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/25/2017 02:12 PM
Mountain Ranch CA...Michael O'Keefe 12-15-39 to 5-11-17 (77 years old). Born to Betty and Bill O'Keefe in Prairie Village, Kansas. This "hayseed" came to California by way of a scholarship to Stanford in Electrical Engineering. He transferred over to UC Berkeley for Police Science, then became a Berkeley police officer (later Inspector) for many years. He married and had two children. Later he married Linda. They moved to Calaveras Co. full time in 1975 where Michael worked for PG&E for many years, retiring early to work on the "ranch". He and Linda were God's stewards of a beautiful piece of land with many animals, wild and domestic. He loved nature so much.

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Jerry Douglas Presents The Earls of Leicester at Twisted Oak Winery May 27th

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/25/2017 09:41 AM
Vallecito, CA...Twisted Oak Winery is pleased to announce the next concert of our 2017 Twisted Folk Concert Series – Jerry Douglas Presents The Earls of Leicester. "Jerry Douglas! Jerry (freakin') Douglas!!" said winery owner Jeff Stai. “I've been a fan for years, and I know there are a lot of folks who feel the same way. By way of 'Alison Krauss and Union Station', Jerry Douglas is an icon in bluegrass music, considered the best Dobro player in the world. We're delighted to be able to welcome Jerry and the Earls for one of a very few dates currently scheduled in California this year!”





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The 2017 Sequoia Woods Country Club Saturday Patio Parties

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/25/2017 09:01 AM
Arnold, CA...Make plans to join the fun at Sequoia Woods Country Club Saturday Patio Parties! Saturday May 27 Saturday September 2 JILL & the GIANTS. Saturday July 1 Saturday August 5 CHAINS REQUIRED. 2017 Saturday Patio Parties. Music & Food, Buffet Dinner from 6-7pm Live Music & Dancing from 7:30--10:30 pm. General Public: $30. Members: $24 guaranteed reservations required and taken one month before event… call 209-795-1000 (price includes dinner, music, sales tax & gratuity)

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Angels Food & Sierra Hills Markets Weekly Specials Through May 30th

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/24/2017 08:19 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 209.753.7331 Or You may call your order in to 209.736.4243 ext 14. Sierra Hills Market Deli, Text your order to 209.753.7115 Or You may call your order in to 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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Help The Arnold Library Celebrate Their 50th Anniversary This Week!

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/24/2017 06:59 PM
Arnold, CA...Stop by the Arnold Branch Library as we celebrate our 50th Anniversary 5/23-5/28. Fun for the whole family. Scavenger Hunts, prizes, snacks, story time with a fire fighter, Patron Appreciation Day and our Giant Book Sale!!!!

CCWD Applauds Supervisor Decision on Blagen Road Bridge

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/24/2017 06:07 PM
San Andreas, CA...The Calaveras County Water District joined many members of the Arnold community at the Calaveras County Board of Supervisors meeting Tuesday in urging the Board to purchase a temporary bridge to cross a damaged section of Blagen Road near White Pines Park. Major storm damage in January 2017 made the portion of the roadway that crosses Big Trees Creek unsafe for public use, which cut off the primary access to White Pines Lake's recreational amenities, the Moose Lodge and Courtright Emerson Memorial Ball Park. The damaged roadway also created significant delays for emergency personnel responding to incidents at the lake and wildfires.

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Calaveras Door of Hope Announces the 3rd Annual "Heroes Fun Run" and Family Fun Day May 27th, 2017 at Ironstone Vineyards

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/24/2017 05:45 PM
Murphys, CA...Calaveras Door of Hope is hosting a Fun Run and Family Day on May 27, 2017. The Heroes Fun Run will be located at Ironstone Vineyards’ Amphitheatre. The Heroes Fun Run offers three options to participate in: a 5k run, 10k run, or a 2 mile walk. There will also be a party in the park with: Live music by Dyemusica, silent auction, raffle prizes, games and activities for kids of all ages. Food will be available for purchase on the grounds. Families are encouraged to bring their lawn chairs, blankets and enjoy the day. No outside food or drinks, please. Family Fun Day hours are from 9 AM – 2 PM. Admission is free. The 5k/10k run will start at 8:30 a.m. (registration at 7:45 a.m.); The 2 mile walk will start at 10:00 a.m. (registration at 9:00 a.m.).

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Feather Is Missing! Have You Seen Her?

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/24/2017 05:41 PM
Arnold, CA...Hello. Our dog was lost this morning on her walk. We were out in Penny Pines, by the Cedar Center Entrances. Her name is Feather, she is a black and white German Shorthair Pointer. She has ticking down her body and a long tail. She is microchipped. She is very sweet and shy with strangers. She may bark at strangers but is never aggressive or mean. She loves other dogs. Her family loves her very much and misses her. If you have any information please call Danielle at 209-620-3849.


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Traffic Update...Traffic Collision On Murphys Grade Road Near French Gulch...Update Non-Injury

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/24/2017 05:25 PM
Murphys, CA...CHP is reporting a possible injury collision on Murphys Grade Road & French Gulch. Not known yet if it is upper or lower. Please use caution in the area.

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Big Trees Market Weekly Ad & Grocery Specials Through May 30th

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/24/2017 03:24 PM
Arnold, CA...Big Trees Market Weekly Ad & Grocery Specials Through May 30th



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Fire Update....Grass Fire Near Bottini Apple Ranch Road on Hwy 108

Posted by: thepinetree on 05/24/2017 02:55 PM
Sierra Village, CA...CHP is reporting a fire in a field near Bottini Apple Ranch Road on Hwy 108. Please use caution in the area....

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Past 50 Local News
  1. Traffic Update...Collision On Rail Road Flat Road
  2. The Outhouse Collection Giant Memorial Day Weekend Sale!
  3. California Highway Patrol's Memorial Weekend MEP Starts At 6:01pm The Friday
  4. Don't Miss The Big Memorial Weekend Sale At Ebbetts Pass Lumber
  5. Guardrail Work Continues On Hwy 108
  6. Silent Movie Night Featuring "Alice in Wonderland" At Ironstone On May 27th.
  7. CTC Approves 8 Million in New Transportation Funding
  8. Traffic Update....Vehicle vs Embankment Near Hwy 120 & Hardin Flat Road.
  9. Meet The Authors At Arnold Branch Library On May 26
  10. Tuolumne County Sheriff's Dept. Activity Logs Through May 23rd
  11. Calaveras County Sheriff's Logs Through May 23rd
  12. The CHS Thrift BBQ Grill Raffle Is Going On Now!!!!
  13. San Andreas SR 49 Commercial Gateway & Corridor Study Meeting On May 24th
  14. Justin Fasano Jockeying "Kermit" Is The 2017 Frog Jump Champion & Full Finals Video & Over 200 Photos
  15. Traffic Update...Another Fatality On Our Local Roads
  16. Supervisors Vote 5-0 To Order Temporary Blagen Road Bridge For White Pines Park, Moose Lodge, Emergency Services & More!
  17. Increase in DUI Arrests By ACPD For 2017 Fair Weekend
  18. Stolen Toyota 4Runner Recovered, Stolen Left Handed Callaway Clubs Still Missing
  19. Learn All About Investment Basics From Brian Tewksbury
  20. Supervisors Proclaim May 21 - 28, 2017 as Arnold Branch Library Week in Calaveras County.
  21. Traffic Update....Collision Near Hwy 108 & Lime Kiln Road
  22. Possible Witness Sought for Information on Fatal Collision
  23. Friends Helping Friends With Pine Needles In Arnold
  24. Prime Minister Theresa May On Terrorist Attack in Manchester That Killed 22
  25. Jillian Salvitti Crowned Miss Calaveras 2017! Over 100 Photos & Contest Video
  26. Blagen Road Repairs, Appointing A New Building Official & More On Tap For Supervisors Tomorrow. (Meeting Live Streaming Now)
  27. Butte Fire Claims May Expire Soon!
  28. Traffic Update...Injury Collision Near Shaws Flat & Hwy 49
  29. Melissa Esparza Crowned 2017 Calaveras Saddle Queen
  30. Michele Cantrell 1960 - 2017
  31. Cecine Bunn Stadden Passed Away At 92
  32. Los Osos Man Sustains Moderate Injuries In Hwy 4 Collision
  33. Monica Latzen, 38 From Sacramento Lost Her Life On Ospital Road
  34. Room for the Whole Family! New listing at 1743 Bonanza Way in Arnold for 5,000
  35. Traffic Update.....Traffic Collision Near Hwys 49 & 132
  36. Justin Fasano Jockeying "Kermit" Is The 2017 Frog Jump Champion
  37. The 2017 Fair & Frog Jump Youth Parade Photos & Video
  38. Traffic Update....Motorcycle Down Near Jackass Hill On Hwy 49
  39. The Calaveras County Fair & Jumping Frog Jubilee 2017 Day Four Schedule of Events
  40. Traffic Update...Hit & Run No Injuries...Debris Including Cell Phone In Roadway
  41. Missing Your Furry Friend?
  42. Traffic Update....Overturned Vehicle On Hwy 120
  43. Traffic Update...Motorcycle Down With Minor Injuries On Murphys Grade
  44. Reminder to Take The Shuttle To The Fair
  45. Traffic Update....Motorcycle Down on Hwy 4
  46. The First Shall Be Last & The Last Shall Be First For Some At Tomorrow's Swine Auction
  47. The Calaveras County Fair & Jumping Frog Jubilee 2017 Day Three Schedule Of Events
  48. Traffic Update....Vehicle Vs Bike Near SR-104 & Castle Oaks
  49. President Trump's Weekly Address...On First Trip Abroad As President
  50. Don't Miss The Chalice Block Party In Valley Springs May 20th.

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