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Thursday, Aug 17
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10:00 AM Summertime Tours At Angels Camp Museum
Friday, Aug 18
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Mornings with the One Percent!

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Traffic Update....Vehicle Overturned Into Yard on Baldwin Street

Posted by: News_Desk on 08/15/2017 09:49 PM
Valley Springs, CA...CHP is reporting an overturned vehicle into a yard on Baldwin Street. Subjects were initially pinned in the vehicle as well. The incident is now in the clearing stages but please use caution in the area...

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Amazed, Inspired and Grateful Doesn’t Begin to Say It. ~ By Ron Fillmore

Posted by: News_Desk on 08/15/2017 09:23 PM
Murphys, CA...On behalf of the Board of Directors of the Murphys Old Timers Museum, I would like to thank everyone who supported “The Concert of the Summer” held at Brice Station on July 16th. The event was a huge success with all proceeds going directly to our community museum. I especially want to thank our sponsors the Mast and Quyle families for sharing their beautiful venue and staff along with the many individuals and businesses who sold concert tickets including Sustenance Books and Next! Upscale Resale. Appreciation also goes to the Rugo family who donated their own ranch-raised beef, Clamper Floyd Berry who handled the grill and our incredible volunteers who planned and organized everything from the menu to the silent auction to clean up.

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Planning Commission Notice of Public Hearing on Denial of Commercial Cannabis Cultivation Registration

Posted by: News_Desk on 08/15/2017 07:48 PM
San Andreas, CA...PLANNING COMMISSION NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING LEAD AGENCY: Calaveras County Planning Department, 891 Mountain Ranch Rd., San Andreas, CA 95249 2016-832 APPEAL by Ortal Gabbay of Planning Director’s Denial of Commercial Cannabis Cultivation Registration Application. The site is located at 5340 Hawver Road, Mokelumne Hill, T5N, R12E, Sec. 28, APN: 016-024-057.

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Board of Supervisors Notice of Public Hearing on Denial of Commercial Cannabis Cultivation Registration

Posted by: News_Desk on 08/15/2017 07:44 PM
San Andreas, CA...BOARD OF SUPERVISORS NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING LEAD AGENCY: Calaveras County Planning Department, 891 Mountain Ranch Rd., San Andreas, CA 95249 2016-656 APPEAL by Charnel James on behalf of Norman Gunsell and Amie Volpe-Gunsell of the Planning Commission’s Denial of a Commercial Cannabis Cultivation Registration Application. The site is located at 8380 Garabaldi Street, Mountain Ranch, T4N, R13E, Sec.4. APN: 036-001-051.

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Board of Supervisors Notice of Public Hearing on Denial of Commercial Cannabis Cultivation Registration

Posted by: News_Desk on 08/15/2017 07:39 PM
San Andreas, CA...BOARD OF SUPERVISORS NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING LEAD AGENCY: Calaveras County Planning Department, 891 Mountain Ranch Rd., San Andreas, CA 95249 2016-655 APPEAL by Charnel James on behalf of Norman Gunsell and Amie Volpe-Gunsell of the Planning Commission’s Denial of a Commercial Cannabis Cultivation Registration Application. The site is located approximately 700 feet west of Adobe Gulch Road at a point approximately one-half mile north of the intersection of Cave City Road and Adobe Gulch Road, Mountain Ranch, T4N, R13E, Sec.9. APN: 036-031-016.

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Board of Supervisors Notice of Public Hearing on Denial of Commercial Cannabis Cultivation Registration

Posted by: News_Desk on 08/15/2017 07:35 PM
San Andreas, CA...BOARD OF SUPERVISORS NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING LEAD AGENCY: Calaveras County Planning Department, 891 Mountain Ranch Rd., San Andreas, CA 95249 2016-654 APPEAL by Charnel James on behalf of Norman Gunsell and Amie Volpe-Gunsell of the Planning Commission’s Denial of a Commercial Cannabis Cultivation Registration Application. The site is located on the west side of Adobe Gulch Road approximately one-half mile north of the intersection of Cave City Road and Adobe Gulch Road, Mountain Ranch, T4N, R13E, Sec.9. APN: 036-031-017.

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Planning Commission Notice of Public Hearing on Denial of Commercial Cannabis Cultivation Registration

Posted by: News_Desk on 08/15/2017 07:29 PM
San Andreas, CA...PLANNING COMMISSION NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING LEAD AGENCY: Calaveras County Planning Department, 891 Mountain Ranch Rd., San Andreas, CA 95249 2016-491 APPEAL by Abdallah Law Group on behalf of Careli Sulamo of Planning Director’s Denial of Commercial Cannabis Cultivation Registration Application. The site is located at 10089 Sheep Ranch Road, Mountain Ranch, T4N, R14E, Sec. 7, APN: 036-014-032.

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Planning Commission Notice of Public Hearing on Denial of Commercial Cannabis Cultivation Registration

Posted by: News_Desk on 08/15/2017 07:17 PM
San Andreas, CA...PLANNING COMMISSION NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING LEAD AGENCY: Calaveras County Planning Department, 891 Mountain Ranch Rd., San Andreas, CA 95249 2016-489 APPEAL by Abdallah Law Group on behalf of Careli Sulamo of Planning Director’s Denial of Commercial Cannabis Cultivation Registration Application. The site is located at 10251 Sheep Ranch Road, Mountain Ranch, T4N, R14E, Sec. 7, APN: 036-014-031.

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Planning Commission Notice of Public Hearing on Denial of Commercial Cannabis Cultivation Registration

Posted by: News_Desk on 08/15/2017 07:08 PM
San Andreas, CA...PLANNING COMMISSION NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING LEAD AGENCY: Calaveras County Planning Department, 891 Mountain Ranch Rd., San Andreas, CA 95249 2016-488 APPEAL by Abdallah Law Group on behalf of Careli Sulamo of Planning Director’s Denial of Commercial Cannabis Cultivation Registration Application. The site is located 500 feet north of Sheep Ranch Road at a point approximately one and a half miles west of Sheep Ranch on Sheep Ranch Road, Mountain Ranch, T4N, R14E, Sec. 7, APN: 036-014-033.

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Planning Commission Notice of Public Hearing on Denial of Commercial Cannabis Cultivation Registration

Posted by: News_Desk on 08/15/2017 06:55 PM
San Andreas, CA...PLANNING COMMISSION NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING LEAD AGENCY: Calaveras County Planning Department, 891 Mountain Ranch Rd., San Andreas, CA 95249 2016-890 APPEAL by Rocco Rosano of the Denial of Commercial Cannabis Cultivation Registration Application for APN: 021-005-019 The site is located at 8850 Avenue A, Mountain Ranch. In the SW ¼ of Section 34, T5N, R13E, MDB&M

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Calaveras County Planning Commission Notice of Public Hearing For West Point Dollar General

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/15/2017 06:44 PM
San Andreas, CA...PLANNING COMMISSION NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING LEAD AGENCY: Calaveras County Planning Department, 891 Mountain Ranch Rd., San Andreas, CA 95249 2016-002 TPM FOR WEST POINT DOLLAR GENERAL: The applicant is requesting approval of an application to divide 4.42 acres into two parcels, 3.09 acres and 1.33 acres in size. The parcel is currently zoned C2 (General Commercial) and is designed in the County General Plan as the West Point Community Center. The subject property is located off Highway 26 in West Point. APN: 008-016-009 is a portion of Block 4, Lot 12, Por. Lot 3.

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Inside view with Host Cory Burnell and Guest Congressman Tom McClintock

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/15/2017 06:34 PM
San Andreas, CA...Below are three separate Inside View Programs with Congressman Tom McClintock.





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The Living Legend Willie Nelson at Ironstone with Kacey Musgraves on August 18th

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/15/2017 06:01 PM
Murphys, CA...When different generations of country music come together, something magical happens. That’s exactly what happened when Kacey Musgraves teamed up with legendary Willie Nelson for the track “Are You Sure.” The video is set in a small town bar with a moving disco ball that features Kacey and Willie lonely at the bar drinking. Shortly after, they join the band performing on stage for an epic duet. The song proves that although Kacey sings modern tunes about issues today like ‘Follow Your Arrow,’ and ‘Mind Your Own Biscuits,’ she comes from an old country soul.


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17th Annual Joie de Vie Gala at Ironstone Vineyards Raises Money for Local Cancer Patients

Posted by: News_Desk on 08/15/2017 04:21 PM
Sonora, CA...Adventist Health Sonora will hold its 17th Annual Joie de Vie Gala at Ironstone Vineyards on Sunday, September 17, 2017. All proceeds from the benefit event will go to its Cancer Patient Support Fund, which assists patients with their unmet financial needs, such as transportation, groceries, utilities, rent, house cleaning and medication co-payments. This year’s Gala will include a Roaring Twenties-themed dinner and entertainment, and a silent and live auction featuring items such as artwork, dinners, gift baskets and vacation opportunities. The Gala will also feature keynote speaker Junior Bryant, former San Francisco 49er.

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Minor Injuries to Valley Springs Woman in Rear End Collision

Posted by: News_Desk on 08/15/2017 04:01 PM
Valley Springs, CA...A Mountain Ranch man was driving his 1997 Dodge eastbound on hwy 26 at 55 mph. A Valley Springs woman was driving her 2002 Saturn eastbound on Hwy 26 ahead of the Dodge. The collision occurred when she brought her vehicle to a stop in order to make a left turn onto Olive Orchard Road.

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Walmart CEO Doug McMillon on Charlottesville & Racial Tensions

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/15/2017 03:04 PM
Bentonville, AR...Respect for the individual is one of our core beliefs at Walmart. And the role we play in communities around the country to build a more diverse and inclusive society is more critical than ever as the tragic events in Charlottesville over the weekend painfully reminded us. Our prayers are with the victims and their families. As we watched the events and the response from President Trump over the weekend, we too felt that he missed a critical opportunity to help bring our country together by unequivocally rejecting the appalling actions of white supremacists. His remarks today were a step in the right direction and we need that clarity and consistency in the future.

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Robert Bass III, Found Deceased & Recovered By Search Groups & Dive Team

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/15/2017 01:33 PM
Sonora, CA...Monday morning the Tuolumne County Sheriff's Search and Rescue Team along with the Stanislaus County Sheriff's Dive Team, Mobile Field Force Unit and Aero Squadron were able to safely re enter the river in search of Robert Bass III. Robert was reported to have fallen into the river below from the Tri-Dam Powerhouse on July 18th as he attempted to climb a fence.



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Mornings with the One Percent 8/15/17 Replay

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/15/2017 11:32 AM
Arnold, CA...The replays from all three hours of our Morning Show...View at your own risk.

Firefighters Responded to 13 Fires Over The Weekend

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/15/2017 09:57 AM
San Andreas, CA...From Friday, August 11th, at midnight through Today Monday, August 14th, at 7:00 am; Cal - Fire Tuolumne Calaveras Unit (TCU) has responded to 8 vegetation fires, 2 vehicle fires, 2 debris fires, and 1 structure fire. Three citations (one for PRC 4427, one for H&S 13001, and one for PRC 4423(b)) have been written. It is important to remember that fire prevention starts with YOU.


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Art Novotny 1932-2017

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/15/2017 09:25 AM
Mokelumne Hill, CA...Arthur John Novotny, cherished Dad, Grandpa, Friend, passed away on August 12, 2017, at the age of 85. He was a longtime resident of Mokelumne Hill. Art was born in Stockton, CA to Eleanor and John Novotny. He attended elementary school in White Pines and graduated from Bret Harte High School in 1950. Art worked as an Accountant/Controller in both Calaveras and Amador Counties.

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Leroy Coleman Rader 1942 - 2017

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/15/2017 08:34 AM
San Andreas, CA...Leroy Coleman Rader was a 5th generation Calaveras County resident descendant of pioneer families. He was born October 20, 1942 to Coleman Rader of Glencoe and Ruth (Carlton) Rader of West Point. He attended West Pont elementary and then Calaveras High, graduating in 1960. He then married his high school sweet heart Sandy Oneto in 1962. They resided in Glencoe then Spring Valley before building their home on the family ranch outside of San Andreas on Bear Mountain in 1973 where they raised their two children.

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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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Traffic Update...Mini Cooper vs Deer Hwy 108 & Twain Harte Drive.

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/15/2017 07:54 AM
Twain Harte, CA...CHP is reporting a Mini Cooper vs Deer on Hwy 108 near Twain Harte. Luckily the only injuries are to the deer.

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Traffic Update...Overturned Pickup on Hwy 4 Blocking Lanes

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/15/2017 07:19 AM
Angels Camp, CA...CHP is reporting an overturned pickup and trailer on Hwy 4 just east of Angels Camp. Please use caution in the area....

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Dogwood In Arnold Is Hiring

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/14/2017 10:08 PM
Arnold, CA...Dogwood Seasonal Cuisine In Cedar Center is Now Hiring!! The new dinner house in Arnold has had a great first year and is currently hiring for line cooks. Email resumes to Dogwood.Rest@gmail.com

Traffic Update....Overturned Vehicle with Lanes Blocked near Hwy 12 & Double Springs.

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/14/2017 06:33 PM
San Andreas, CA...CHP is reporting an overturned vehicle with lanes blocked near Hwy 12 & Double Springs. A vehicle is blocking both lanes. Please use caution and expect delays in the area...

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Astrophotography Fans Head for Our Hills ~ From John Michnowicz

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/14/2017 06:15 PM
Lake Alpine, CA....Lake Alpine is a wonderful location for astrophotography and I'm not sure how many of your readers appreciate the variety of night objects that can be viewed from the shoreline of Lake Alpine. I've attached two photos that I took this past Saturday, Aug. 12. One shows the early night sky (thus the blue sky color) with the Milky Way and four meteors streaking through the sky. The meteors are from the Perseid meteor shower that peaked over the weekend. The other photo was taken about 45 minutes later and shows the bright Milky Way Galactic Center over the western side of the lake. Both images were taken on the north shore of the lake about 100 feet from Rt. 4.


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Ironstone Came Alive & Soared Like an Eagle with a Packed House for Steve Miller & Peter Frampton

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/14/2017 05:54 PM
Murphys, CA....Whoever said Sunday nights are when the weekend is winding down probably wasn't at Ironstone Amphitheater last night. It was filled with fans of the classic rock sounds of Steve Miller & Peter Frampton. The consummate musical pros put on a great show. One person in the audience we spoke with thought they even sounded better now than when they heard them in the 80s. It was great to see classic rock performed at a level that honored music that has become part of the musical soundtrack of generations.











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For Homeowners Insurance In Wildfire Areas Call Tom at 209.206.3390

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/14/2017 01:21 PM
Murphys, CA...Murphys resident Tom Pratt is helping local residents with their fire insurance. As many of you know it is becoming increasingly hard to get in our fire prone regions. They have innovative programs that can not only get you covered but at prices you can afford...



Mornings with the One Percent Replay for 8/14/17

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/14/2017 01:12 PM
Murphys, CA....We had the pleasure to spend a few hours at Gold Country Roasters in Murphys this morning for our show. We had a couple of very nice interviews with Tom Pratt on fire insurance and Tonja Peterson coffee roaster extraordinaire at Gold Country Roasters.

President Trump on Racism & Charlottesville

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/14/2017 11:47 AM
Washington, DC...Thank you. I’m in Washington today to meet with my economic team about trade policy and major tax cuts and reform. We are renegotiating trade deals and making them good for the American worker. And it's about time. Our economy is now strong. The stock market continues to hit record highs, unemployment is at a 16-year low, and businesses are more optimistic than ever before. Companies are moving back to the United States and bringing many thousands of jobs with them. We have already created over one million jobs since I took office.


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Traffic Update....Possible Injury Collision in Copperopolis Area

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/14/2017 09:02 AM
Copperopolis, CA...CHP is reporting a possible injury collision on Copper Cove Drive. Please use caution in the area...

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Heather D. Heyer, 32, of Charlottesville Killed by Suspect James A. Fields Jr., 20, of Maumee, Ohio

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/13/2017 11:47 AM
Charlottesville, VA...The Charlottesville Police Department continues to investigate the fatal traffic crash that occurred Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017, in the city. The crash occurred at 1:42 p.m., at the intersection of 4th Street SE and E. Water Street. The three-vehicle crash occurred on 4th Street. A Dodge Challenger was traveling south on 4th Street at a high rate of speed when it rear-ended a sedan headed south on 4th Street. The impact of that crash pushed the sedan into the minivan in front of it. The minivan had slowed for a crowd of people crossing through the intersection. The impact of the crash pushed the vehicles into the crowd of pedestrians. The Dodge Challenger fled the scene, but was located and stopped a short time later by Charlottesville Police.

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Traffic Update....Pickup vs Embankment near Ranchito Drive & Dolorosa St.

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/13/2017 11:30 AM
La Grange, CA...CHP is reporting a pickup vs embankment collision near Ranchito & Dolorosa. One party is out of the vehicle and limping. No word on condition of the embankment.

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Kayak Raffle for COTA in Honor of Baby Jace

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/13/2017 10:07 AM
San Luis Obispo, CA...My name is Jace and I want to tell you my story. I was born March 2017 in San Luis Obispo County, California to the best parents ever, Andrew and Rebecca. Since coming home from the hospital after being born, I was giving my parents something to worry about because I had blood in my stool. At first my pediatrician though it was a food allergy so my mom had to alter her diet so much that she only ate chicken and rice. Unfortunately, it did not help so my pediatrician recommended that I see a pediatric GI specialist. The GI specialist saw me and ordered some routine blood work. Later that night, my parents received a phone call and the doctor suggested I go to Twin Cities ER to get my blood work redrawn because I had dangerously low platelet levels. The ER processed my blood and again my platelets were very low so they recommended that we drive to Valley Children’s Hospital in Madera that night. My parents and I stayed there for two weeks and after many blood tests, upper and lower GI scope with biopsies, and a bone marrow biopsy, I was transferred via ambulance to Lucille Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford. After almost another week, the final test my team of doctors sent off was a genetic test to Cincinnati, Ohio hoping for a conclusive result. After close to a month of genetic testing, it was undeniable…….I have WAS.

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Steve Miller with Peter Frampton at Ironstone on August 13th

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/13/2017 09:38 AM
Murphys, CA...Coming off an extraordinary 63 shows in 2016, Rock n’ Roll Hall of Famer Steve Miller is excited to announce his 2017 summer tour campaign. Steve and his band look forward to delving into their deep catalog of hits from the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s. The Steve Miller Band has played to more than 15 million people in the last 20 years. In addition to touring with his band, Miller is also contributing his time to serving on the welcoming committee of the Department of Musical Instruments of New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art and as a board member of Jazz at Lincoln Center, where he curates and hosts shows at both institutions celebrating blues, jazz and early American music. In 2016, Miller presented five sold out shows at JALC: “Ma Rainey Meets Miles Davis” and “T Bone Walker – A Bridge From Blues to Jazz.” Joining The Steve Miller Band on the summer 2017 tour is special guest Peter Frampton.


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

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/13/2017 09:22 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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A Bit of Wisdom from Poor Richard

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/13/2017 09:21 AM
“He that would live in peace & at ease, Must not speak all he knows or judge all he sees.”
- Poor Richard’s Almanack, 1736

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Governor McAuliffe on Emergency Declaration and Violence in Charlottesville

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/12/2017 09:34 PM
Charlottesville, VA...Governor Terry McAuliffe released the following statement regarding the emergency declaration he authorized this morning: “At 11:28 a.m., the Virginia State Police contacted me to request a state of emergency and I immediately authorized the declaration. We have maintained close contact with the Virginia State Police, the Virginia National Guard, the Virginia Department of Emergency Management, and other state and local officials on the ground in Charlottesville, and I agree that the situation in Charlottesville warrants an emergency declaration by me, in order to aid City and County law enforcement in their efforts to restore public safety and order in the City of Charlottesville and the surrounding area. In the days and weeks leading up to this event, my Administration engaged in extensive planning and preparation to ensure that the rally in Charlottesville could be held in a safe and lawful environment. These preparations included the deployment of a large number of state troopers, as well as the Virginia National Guard for support.

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President Trump Comments on Charlottesville & Signs the Veterans Affair Choice and Quality Employment Act

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/12/2017 07:34 PM
Bedminster, NJ....President Trump delivers a statement condemning the violence in Charlottesville. After his comments on Charlottesville he switched to Veterans Issues...



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Traffic Update....Truck vs Van Collision Near Hwy 108 & 120

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/12/2017 07:16 PM
Jamestown, CA...A collision that sent multiple people to the hospital is now in the clearing stages near Hwy 108 & Hwy 120 intersection. Please use caution in the area...

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Traffic Update....Vehicle vs Ditch Near Lime Creek & St. Petersburg. Possible Rapture Incident?

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/12/2017 11:45 AM
Valley Springs, CA...Law enforcement personnel are investigating a possible rapture incident or much more likely an inebriated driver leaving the scene of a vehicle vs ditch incident where airbags were deployed and the vehicle was left running as the driver fled the scene. But to not even turn off the vehicle and risk a fire etc? Maybe the whole rapture theory might seem a bit more plausible. Please use caution in the area...

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Traffic & Fire Update....Vehicle Fire Near Hwy 108 & Wigwam

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/12/2017 11:33 AM
Sonora, CA...CHP is reporting a vehicle fire near Hwy 108 & Wigwam Road. Please use caution in the area...

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The Incredible Sonny Landreth at Twisted Oak on August 12

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/12/2017 09:04 AM
Vallecito, CA...Twisted Oak Winery is pleased to announce the final concert of our 2017 Twisted Folk Concert Series – Sonny Landreth. "I can't think of a higher note to end our season than with Sonny Landreth," said winery owner Jeff Stai. “In fact, I'm sure Sonny can play that higher note just fine! What else can you say about someone who Eric Clapton called 'the most underestimated musician on the planet' - other than 'you should be here August 12th!'






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Leilani and the Distractions at Big Trees Fitness Saturday Night

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/12/2017 09:03 AM
Arnold, CA...Free Poolside Concert Saturday, August 12 @ 5:30 pm. Tri-Tip Dinner will be available for purchase. BYOB

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The Beer Garden at Camp Connell Welcomes Chains Required! 100% Grove Guaranteed!

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/12/2017 09:02 AM
Camp Connell, CA...The Beer Garden at Camp Connell welcomes Chains Required! Creekside dining, wood fired pizza, burgers, wings and more! Call 209-795-1121 for more info Saturday at 5 PM. 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.






"I went into a General Store, they wouldn't let me buy anything specific..." Comedian Steven Wright
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Arnold Art, Music and Wine Festival...Saturday, August 12th!!!!

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/12/2017 09:02 AM
Arnold, CA...Greater Arnold Business Association presents the 12th Annual Arnold Art, Music & Wine Festival on Saturday, August 12, at Cedar Center (The Heart of Arnold) in downtown Arnold. Directions are easy – go East on Highway 4 through Arnold until you come to El Dorado Savings Bank on the left. Turn left onto Oak Circle. The park is between Hwy 4 and Oak Circle. There is no entrance charge. The Heart of Arnold offers a grassy, shady area, so bring your lawn chairs and blankets and beat the heat! This event is a must for every one of all ages. The day starts at 2:00pm the Arts & Wine vendors open to let you peruse and buy their crafts while bands play all day. Wine tasting from 2pm – 5pm will be $15 per person and includes a really cool glass to taste wines from the various wineries. All this fades into a blur as Music in the Park with the band Cantamos starts at 6:30pm.

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Lucas Bur 1986 - 2017 - Celebration of Life on August 19th

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/12/2017 09:01 AM
Mountain Ranch, CA...A celebration of life will be held for Lucas Bur on August 19th at Noon at the Mountain Ranch Community Club. Potluck to follow, please bring a side dish or dessert, and a written story about Luke to share and leave with his family. There will also be a softball game at Mountain Ranch Park at 9am.


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  4. Traffic Update....Collision near Hwy 26 & Garner Place
  5. Traffic & Fire Update....Vehicle Near Hwy 4 & Telegraph Ct.
  6. CCWD Awards Design Contract for Lake Tulloch-Area Sewer System Upgrades
  7. Traffic & Fire Update....Firefighters Working a Vegetation Fire near Dogtown & Esmeralda Roads
  8. Mornings with the One Percent Replay for 8/10/17
  9. Arnold Art, Music and Wine Festival...Saturday, August 12th!!!!
  10. Music At Bistro Espresso
  11. Traffic Update...Overturned Vehicle & Lanes Blocked Near Hwy 12 & 26
  12. Jake Owen's American Love Tour Rolls Into Ironstone on August 11th
  13. President John F. Kennedy's Cuban Missile Crisis Speech in Text & Video
  14. Traffic & Fire Update........Grass Fire Reported Near Hwy 108 & Green Springs
  15. Imaging Advantage Expands Radiology Services at Mark Twain Medical Center
  16. Minor Injuries to Garden Valley Man in Copperopolis Rear End Collision
  17. Traffic Update....Minor Injury Collision Near Hwy 4 & Northwood
  18. Major Injuries in Head On Collision on Parrotts Ferry
  19. President Trump Gives Impromptu Press Conference on Korea, McConnell, Manafort & More
  20. An Uncertain World & Lack of Tax Reforms Sends Dow Lower
  21. Mornings with the One Percent Replay for 8/10/17
  22. Leilani and the Distractions at Big Trees Fitness Saturday Night
  23. The Incredible Sonny Landreth at Twisted Oak on August 12
  24. Sheriff's Department, County Counsel & Board of Supervisors Resolve Legal Interpretational Differences ~ Sheriff Rick DiBasilio
  25. Angels Food & Sierra Hills Markets Weekly Specials Through August 15th
  26. Manteca Woman Shows Marsupial Like Tendencies In Concealing Contraband
  27. Big Trees Market Weekly Ad & Specials Through August 15th
  28. Mornings with the One Percent!
  29. Final Public Workshop for San Andreas SR 49 Corridor Study
  30. Thank You, Dr. Bill Griffin! Breakfast Reception on August 10th!
  31. Need Fire Insurance? Delos Can Help!
  32. Mornings with the One Percent at Camp Connell General Store Hours Two & Three Up For Replay
  33. Traffic Update....Collision near Lakemont & Hwy 4
  34. Traffic Update...Overturned Vehicle Near Hwy 4 & Poole Station Road
  35. Traffic Update....Possible Injury Collision on Parrotts Ferry
  36. Mornings with the One Percent! Live from Camp Connell General Store starting at 7:30am.
  37. August 8th Update on Angels Camp Resident Arrested for Animal Cruelty, Animal Neglect, Theft of an Animal, and Conspiracy
  38. Beautiful Fairway Drive Arnold Home an Incredible Value at 9,000
  39. Traffic Update.....Collision on Hwy 12 near Central Hill
  40. Response to Allegations of Misappropriation of Cannabis Funds ~ By Timothy Lutz County Administrative Officer
  41. Glen Travis Campbell 1936-2017
  42. Press Briefing on Opioids meeting with Secretary of Health and Human Services Tom Price
  43. Calaveras Supervisors Honor Superintendent of Schools Kathy Northington's 40 Year of Service as an Educator
  44. Calaveras Community Foundation presents Liz Darby Airola Scholarships for Nursing Students
  45. The Calaveras County Board of Supervisors are Back in Action Today...Replay Added
  46. Calaveras Taxpayers Host Annual BBQ on August 10th
  47. The Beer Garden at Camp Connell Welcomes Chains Required! on August 12th. 100% Grove Guaranteed!
  48. Traffic Update....Overturned Vehicle on Hwy 12
  49. Traffic Update....Vehicle Over The Side Near Hwy 88 & Tragedy Springs Road.
  50. Traffic Update...Missing Some Goats? Herd of Goats Being Led by Dog on Fricot City Road

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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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