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Sunday, Aug 25
All Day Stevenot Music on the Patio is Every Sunday All Summer Long
All Day Take Train Rides Into History at Railtown 1897
09:00 AM Murphys Farmers Market is Every Sunday From 9am - 1pm
11:00 AM Town Tours of Columbia State Historic Park Every Weekend!
12:00 PM Backyard Blues & BBQ @ Hotel Leger
01:00 PM Spend the Summer at Big Trees State Park. Guided Hikes Every Weekend
Tuesday, Aug 27
10:00 AM Grief Support Classes Offered By Hospice of Amador & Calaveras
06:00 PM The 2019 "Taco Tuesdays" Concert Series at Bistro Espresso
Wednesday, Aug 28
06:00 PM Overeaters Anonymous (OA)
Thursday, Aug 29
04:00 PM CalaverasGROWN Certified Farmers Market Opens June 13th in San Andreas
Friday, Aug 30
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, Aug 31
All Day Giant Book Sale at Arnold Library
All Day The Hopper Connects You to Calaveras's Wine Country & More
All Day Take Train Rides Into History at Railtown 1897
10:00 AM 47th Annual Labor Day Weekend Arts & Crafts Festival, Aug. 31 & Sept. 1,Arnold
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 Sequoia Woods 2019 Music in The Mountains Summer Concert Series
Sunday, Sep 1
All Day Giant Book Sale at Arnold Library
All Day Take Train Rides Into History at Railtown 1897
09:00 AM Murphys Farmers Market is Every Sunday From 9am - 1pm
Until 05:00 PM 47th Annual Labor Day Weekend Arts & Crafts Festival, Aug. 31 & Sept. 1,Arnold
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
Tuesday, Sep 3
10:00 AM Grief Support Classes Offered By Hospice of Amador & Calaveras
06:00 PM The 2019 "Taco Tuesdays" Concert Series at Bistro Espresso
Wednesday, Sep 4
06:00 PM Overeaters Anonymous (OA)
06:30 PM Overeaters Anonymous (OA) Meeting
Thursday, Sep 5
04:00 PM CalaverasGROWN Certified Farmers Market Opens June 13th in San Andreas
Friday, Sep 6
All Day Get Your Fill of Fish & Chips Every Friday at Gooney's Bar & Grill
07:00 AM State of the County Breakfast is September 6th
01:00 PM CEO Crash Course!
05:00 PM The Angels Camp Farmers Market is Every Friday Till Fall
Saturday, Sep 7
All Day 13th Annual Hermitfest Music Festival is the Ebbetts Pass Scenic Byway Celebration
All Day The Hopper Connects You to Calaveras's Wine Country & More
All Day Take Train Rides Into History at Railtown 1897
09:00 AM 2019Annual Hazardous Household Event
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 Tim Bluhm Band – Coffis Brothers and Mountain Men will open and back Tim – California Soul

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Calaveras County Sheriff's Logs for August 20th

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/25/2019 11:32 AM
San Andreas, CA...The latest activity logs for the Calaveras County Sheriff's Deputies are below.

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Calaveras County Sheriff's Logs for August 19th

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/25/2019 11:30 AM
San Andreas, CA...The latest activity logs for the Calaveras County Sheriff's Deputies are below.

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Stevenot Music on the Patio is Every Sunday All Summer Long

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/25/2019 10:42 AM
Vallecito, CA...Stevenot Music on the Patio is Every Sunday All Summer Long.  Come join us today! We are open 11-5 music by Greg Sutton from 1-4.  Mimosas for purchase Bring a picnic and your friends.

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Sender's Market Weekly Ad & Grocery Specials Through August 27th

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/21/2019 10:42 PM
Mountain Ranch, CA...Sender's Market Weekly Ad & Grocery Specials Through August 27th. Take the short drive to the wonderful foothill hamlet of Mountain Ranch and fill your pickup, trunk or hatchback to the brim with loads and loads of local savings. Shop Local and Save!!



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Angels Food and Sierra Hills Markets Weekly Ad & Grocery Specials Through August 27th

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/21/2019 06:49 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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Big Trees Market Weekly Ad & Grocery Specials Through August 27th

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/21/2019 02:16 PM
Arnold, CA...Big Trees Market Weekly Ad & Grocery Specials Through August 27th! Grab your car keys and head on over to Big Trees Market and fill cart after cart of Local Savings today!!



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The Hot Dark at Bistro Espresso's Music in the Park

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/24/2019 08:02 PM
Arnold, CA...Music in the Park this Saturday featuring The Hot Dark from 6-9pm! Offering up some new food choices, great beers and wines, appetizers, games and more! Tag a friend and share the love! Bring your lawn chairs. We respectfully require NO outside alcohol, food or PETS. Thanks!!

(Special Concert Schedule) The Hopper Connects You to Calaveras's Wine Country & More

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/24/2019 02:23 PM
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 Jank Tones Tonight in Camp Connell Courtesy of The Ebbetts Pass Fire Fighter Association!

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/24/2019 01:33 PM
Camp Connell, CA...From the EPFFA..."We would like to remind everyone, that our second community thank you concert is August 24th at the Camp Connell Beer Garden (General Store). It has no Cover Charge to get in, so come on out and enjoy a night of music and dancing!"


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Bret Harte, Summerville, Sonora & Argonaut Started Football Season With Losses

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/24/2019 12:09 PM
Angels Camp, CA....All of the Mother Lode League Varsity Football Teams kicked off the 2019 campaign in the loss column. The shorthanded Bret Harte varsity football team dropped Friday's away non-conference game against Orestimba in Newman 48-7. The Sonora varsity football team lost their historic rivalry game against Oakdale 41-7. The Summerville Bears lost Friday's home non-conference game against Mariposa County 30-24. Argonaut lost Friday's away non-conference game against El Dorado 21-13. Calaveras & Amador get their seasons underway next week.

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Traffic Update....F250 vs Miata Near Sr49 / Sr26

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/24/2019 11:41 AM
Mokelumne Hill, CA...Traffic Update....F250 vs Miata Near Sr49 / Sr26.


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Judith Anne Marshall 1943 - 2019

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/24/2019 08:57 AM
Mountain Ranch, CA...Judith Anne Marshall passed away on August 15, 2019. She died at Mark Twain Hospital with her son by her side. She was battling brain cancer. Born in Honolulu, Hawaii on March 5, 1943, she was 76 years old. Judith graduated from the University of Oregon and worked as a social worker.

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Jake Aaron Wiebe is Missing! Have You Seen Him?

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/24/2019 02:12 AM
Jamestown, CA...We need your help in finding a missing teen. 18-year-old Jake Aaron Wiebe was reported missing by his family on Wednesday night. Jake reportedly walked away from his home on Margaret Drive in Jamestown shortly after getting involved in a verbal argument on the phone with his mother. Jake’s family says he likes to visit New Melones Lake, Don Pedro Lake, Shawmut Road in Chinese Camp, and downtown Sonora. They said it’s also a possibility that Jake hitchhiked or got a ride to another county. Earlier that morning, Jake was also heard talking about hiking the Table Mountain area.

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Toby Keith – That’s Country Bro! Tour with Ned LeDoux at Ironstone August 24th

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/24/2019 01:21 AM
Murphys, CA...Toby’s coming back! Always a great time! He’s bringing Ned LeDoux with him. Ned is carrying on his father’s musical legacy. This is going to be a fantastic night at Ironstone! NASHVILLE, Tenn.) Singer, songwriter and entertainer Toby Keith kicks off another leg of Toby Keith That's Country Bro! Tour The single from which the trek gets its name bowed May 3 across all radio, streaming and digital platforms. Written by Keith and longtime collaborator Bobby Pinson, "That's Country Bro" is a quick sprint down a country icon heritage trail carved out and delivered with the kind of wit and polish that led to Keith being a 2015 Songwriters Hall of Fame inductee. Toby also co-produced the track with Pinson and Reid Shippen; Arturo Buenahora is executive producer.
















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Another Round of Trade Focused Tweets From President Trump on Way to G7

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/24/2019 12:01 AM
Washington, DC...Sadly, past Administrations have allowed China to get so far ahead of Fair and Balanced Trade that it has become a great burden to the American Taxpayer. As President, I can no longer allow this to happen! In the spirit of achieving Fair Trade, we must Balance this very unfair Trading Relationship.

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

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/23/2019 09:59 PM
Arnold, CA...The Elevated Evening News™ Live Tonight at 10pm.

"The Fixins" Close Out Calaveras Arts Council's Summer Concert Series at Bistro Espresso Tonight!!

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/23/2019 04:09 PM
Arnold, CA...Tonight at Bistro Espresso in Cedar Center in Arnold, jam band The Fixins will close out the Calaveras Arts Council's summer concert series. 6:30 t0 8 p.m. Americana jam band plays an original mix of folk, funk, roots, and blues music. A Bay Area-based Americana jam band that blend heartfelt and substantive folk songwriting with funky, boot-stompin’ party grooves.

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Sierra Pacific Industries (SPI) and other Community Partners Raise Impact of Steps to Kick Cancer Awareness Luncheon

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/23/2019 03:32 PM
San Andreas, CA...The Oct. 24 Steps to Kick Cancer awareness event at Mark Twain Medical Center is the largest luncheon ever planned on the hospital campus – thanks to financial support from Sierra Pacific Industries, the Mark Twain Health Care District and the Calaveras Cancer Support Group Fund of the Calaveras Community Foundation. MTMC President and CEO Doug Archer explains, “The participation of these groups helps elevate the impact of our Oct. 24 event, funding a tent pavilion and added hospitality for the large number of guests expected at this complimentary, sit-down luncheon. It is on a much larger scale than previous luncheon workshops.”

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Big Bear Cafe, Great Baked Goods & More in Arnold

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/23/2019 03:00 PM
Arnold, CA...We serve fresh baked goods such as Donuts, Danishes, Bagels, cookies, plus much more. In the afternoon we also serve deli sandwiches, pastas, salads, and soups. We look forward to serving your sweet tooth made with LOVE!




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Purchase Arnold Auto Supply & Become a Vital Part of The Community!

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/23/2019 02:41 PM
Arnold, CA...The Carlon Family is retiring & Creating a Business Opportunity. To say the next owners will be getting a bit of "Good Will" with the business is an understatement. The Carlons have not only run Arnold Auto Supply for over 42 years. The Carlons and Arnold Auto Supply are part of the community infrastructure. Numerous times we have seen them out in the parking lot helping customers keep their vehicles running and on the road. In rural communities transportation is not a luxury it is a necessity. While we are happy the Carlons will be able to retire their announcement has made many, many people in our area extremely sad as everyone knew that Winter, Summer, Spring or Fall the Carlons would always be there to keep them rolling.




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President Trump's "We Would Be Better Off Without Them" Tweets Rile Markets

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/23/2019 11:27 AM
Washington, DC....Our Country has lost, stupidly, Trillions of Dollars with China over many years. They have stolen our Intellectual Property at a rate of Hundreds of Billions of Dollars a year, & they want to continue. I won’t let that happen! We don’t need China and, frankly, would be far better off without them.

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Sen. Bernie Sanders Visits Paradise, Announces $16.3 Trillion Climate Plan

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/23/2019 10:46 AM
Paradise, CA...From ABC10..."Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has released a $16.3 trillion climate plan that builds on the Green New Deal and calls for the United States to move to renewable energy across the economy by 2050 and declare climate change a national emergency.


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Phoenix Lake Golf Course to Close October 1st

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/23/2019 10:19 AM
Sonora, CA...Phoenix Lake Golf Course was founded in 1968 by Bert Stamp in the heart of the Sierra Nevada. Just minutes from Twain Harte, Pine Crest Lake, and Dodge Ski Resort, the historic towns of Columbia, Jamestown and Sonora offer an array of live theater, antique shops and great restaurants.

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

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/23/2019 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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The Elevated Evening News™ Live Tonight at 10pm...Tonight's Replay is Below

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/22/2019 09:55 PM
Arnold, CA...The Elevated Evening News™ Live Tonight at 10pm.

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Traffic Update....Major Injury Collision Near Sr88 / Kit Carson Rd

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/22/2019 05:57 PM
Kirkwood, CA...Traffic Update....Major Injury Collision Near Sr88 / Kit Carson Rd. A Ford F150 went off road and into a tree. Please use caution in the area...


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Thomas Charles Osborn Passed Away on August 20th at 78

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/22/2019 05:36 PM
Angels Camp, CA...Thomas Charles Osborn, age 78 a lifelong resident of Altaville and Angels Camp passed away Tuesday August 20, 2019 at his residence in Angels Camp. Tom spent most of his life as a rancher on the Osborn Ranch located a few miles west of Angels Camp on an area once known as Shaw's Flat. He also worked for PG&E retiring after 34 years with the company.

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Robert Joseph “Bob” Cousy Awarded Presidential Medal of Freedom

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/22/2019 05:29 PM
Washington, DC...Today, President Donald J. Trump will award the Presidential Medal of Freedom to Robert Joseph “Bob” Cousy. This prestigious award is the Nation’s highest civilian honor, which may be awarded by the President to individuals who have made especially meritorious contributions to the security or national interests of the United States, to world peace, or to cultural or other significant public or private endeavors.



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Traffic Update.....Collision Near Phoenix Lake Rd / Silver Dawn Dr

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/22/2019 05:16 PM
Sonora, CA...Traffic Update.....Collision Near Phoenix Lake Rd / Silver Dawn Dr


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Fire Update....Residential Structure Fire in Soulsbyville Today. Red Cross Assisting Resident.

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/22/2019 05:06 PM
Soulsbyville, CA...One home was lost had there was a small spread to vegetation today in the fire on Monte Grande Dr. Incident Timeline from the Tuolumne Sheriff's Dept..."Update 2 PM: The blaze has been fully contained. Crews will be on scene for several hours mopping up. Update 1 PM: CAL Fire reports Firefighters have completely contained the vegetation fire and the Structure Fire is 80% contained. One occupant is receiving assistance from Red Cross.











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Traffic Update....Possible Injury Collision Near J59 / Old Don Pedro Rd

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/22/2019 02:41 PM
Don Pedro, CA...Traffic Update....Possible Injury Collision Near J59 / Old Don Pedro Rd


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Angels Trading Post Has Everything to Keep You Rolling All Summer Long! Free Soda With Fill Up!

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/22/2019 01:08 PM
Angels Camp, CA...Stop and say hi and top off your tanks today! Angels Trading Post has everything you need to keep you Hopping when you visit our area. Great Prices on Gas, Drinks, Sodas, Java City Coffees and more. They also have great prices on tobacco products. Stop by and see the Singh's today at the corner of Hwy 49 & Hwy 4. Now for a limited time get a Free 20oz Fountain Drink with a Fill Up!!


A Busy Day At The Arnold Library

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/22/2019 12:45 PM
Arnold, CA...From Fran Devlin..."It’s a busy day at the Arnold Library. In addition to story time this morning, we have the Veterans Health Van here as well as Area 12 with Veteran info and disaster preparedness info, Calaveras Health and Human Services, and CA telephone access program. They will be here until 2pm today! Come on down!"





Sender's in Mountain Ranch Now Hiring

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/22/2019 11:48 AM
Mountain Ranch, CA....Sender's Mountain Ranch location is Now Hiring for Full and part time positions open for Deli/Grocery and Lumber yard. Pre employment drug test required. Apply in person at the store or send letter of interest/resume to Attn: Stephanie hr@sendersmarket.com.

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Man Arrested on Drug Charges After Being Found Unconscious at Gas Pumps

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/22/2019 11:03 AM
Jamestown, CA...Yesterday morning, deputies responded to the 76 Station on Hwy 108 in Jamestown, for a report of a man passed out in an idling vehicle at the pumps. 27-year-old Christian Klein was inside the vehicle sweating profusely with drug paraphernalia laying in the vehicle. Drug paraphernalia, nearly 10 grams of heroin, methamphetamine, scales, numerous plastic baggies and evidence of drug sales were located during a search of Klein and his Toyota Avalon.

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Governor Newsom Visits Paradise Area Students & Teachers as They Head Back to School

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/22/2019 10:09 AM
Paridise, CA...Governor Gavin Newsom visited students in Paradise Ridge Elementary School as they begin their first full week of classes for the 2019-20 school year. The school is located where the former Paradise Intermediate campus was based, and combines two TK-6 schools, Paradise Elementary (which burned down in the Camp Fire) and Ponderosa Elementary (which was damaged in the Camp Fire). The visit comes nine months following the Camp Fire, which displaced families and students in the area, and six months after the Governor signed AB 72, which provided emergency funding to rebuild the community. The measure was the first bill Governor Newsom signed into law after being sworn into office.

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Traffic Update....Roadway Flooding from Water Main Break Near Sr4 / Batten Rd

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/22/2019 07:05 AM
Vallecito, CA...Traffic Update....Roadway Flooding from Water Main Break Near Sr4 / Batten Rd.


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Mornings with the One Percent™ was 9 till Noon Today, Replays are Below

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/22/2019 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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Calaveras County Animal Services Pets of the Week! Help We're at Catpacity!!

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/22/2019 01:01 AM
San Andreas, CA...Help - we’re at Cat-pacity! The shelter currently has kittens galore in a variety of colors and sizes. Though the little one pictured here has been adopted, there are many more healthy, playful, beautiful babies looking for a home. Why not consider taking home two so they will always have a playmate?

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Beautiful Waterfront Home Perfect for Entertaining & More! Featured Home from Cindy Neiman, Neiman Group, RE/MAX Gold

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/20/2019 02:19 PM
Copperopolis, CA...Waterfront view home located in Peninsula Estates. This is an entertainers dream with basically 2 living areas. The upper level has a master bedroom/bath suite and a den or make it a 2nd bedroom, Formal dining, breakfast nook, large great room with fireplace and laundry room. Wonderful views from the covered deck. The lower level has 2 additional bedrooms, a TV room, and a family/rec room with a wet bar and separate kitchenette and laundry closet. Views from the covered patio and yard. 3 car garage, tile roof, and an elevator to go in-between floors.






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

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/21/2019 10:02 PM
Arnold, CA...The Elevated Evening News™ Live Tonight at 10pm.

Non Farm Employment Numbers Revised Down by -501,000

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/21/2019 08:35 PM
Washington, DC...In accordance with usual practice, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is announcing the preliminary estimate of the upcoming annual benchmark revision to the establishment survey employment series. The final benchmark revision will be issued in February 2020 with the publication of the January 2020 Employment Situation news release.

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MACBETH Continues Through August 24th at Brice Station Vineyards

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/21/2019 07:59 PM
Murphys, CA...Shakespeare on the Vine Theatre Company is presenting William Shakespeare’s wicked tragedy MACBETH in our 5th season. The production will take place at Brice Station’s Arden Stage. Come early to enjoy wine and the beautiful setting sun. Join us..



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Bret Harte to Celebrate their 2019 Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Class

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/21/2019 06:15 PM
Angels Camp, CA...Bret Harte High School is excited to celebrate 15 individuals and one team as the 2019 induction class in the Bret Harte Athletic Hall of Fame. Induction will take place during “Hall of Fame Weekend” scheduled for Friday, October 4 and Saturday, October 5, 2019. Inductees will be introduced at the home football game before varsity takes on Amador High School on Friday, October 4. Inductees will be honored at the annual Induction Ceremony the evening of Saturday, October 5 at Mark Twain Hall, Calaveras County Fairgrounds.



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Traffic Update....Overturned Vehicle Near Sr4 / Pool Station Rd

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/21/2019 03:29 PM
Angels Camp, CA...Traffic Update....Overturned Vehicle Near Sr4 / Pool Station Rd. Thankfully this one was non-injury.


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Evidence Shows that Dionecia Valencia was Stabbed & Hacked to Death Before Arson Fire Last Week

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/21/2019 12:19 PM
Columbia, CA...The victim of last week’s arson and homicide investigation has been positively identified as 39 year old, Dionecia Valencia. The next of kin has been contacted and notified of the circumstances surrounding the investigation. On the morning of August 13th, the Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Office received multiple calls reporting a residential fire in the area of Adelleana Lane in Columbia. Several deputies were dispatched to the location. As deputies responded to the area, they observed two male juveniles walking along the roadway. Due to the nature of the call, deputies continued to the scene in an effort to rescue anyone who may have been in harm’s way.

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DHS and HHS Announce New Rule to Tighten Restrictions on Migrant Families & Lengthen Detention Stays

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/21/2019 10:59 AM
Washington, DC...Today, Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Kevin K. McAleenan and Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar announced a final rule that finalizes regulations implementing the relevant and substantive terms of the Flores Settlement Agreement (FSA). Importantly, the rule will allow for termination of the FSA, and allow DHS and HHS to respond to significant statutory and operational changes that have occurred since the FSA has been in place, including dramatic increases in the numbers of unaccompanied children and family units crossing into the United States.

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47 Year Old Copperopolis Man Lost His Life in Copper Cove Collision

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/21/2019 09:30 AM
Copperopolis, CA...Benjamin Luther Beck, 47 from Copperopolis was driving his GMC Sonoma eastbound on Copper Cove, west of Acorn Street at an unknown speed. At this time, it is unknown why he allowed the GMC to leave the roadway and enter the south shoulder. When the pickup entered the south shoulder, it collided with a power pole. Despite on scene efforts by emergency personnel, he succumbed to his injuries.

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California's David Wagner to Tackle 2020 Iron Dog! World's Longest & Toughest Snowmobile Race!

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/21/2019 08:39 AM
Arnold, CA...On Sunday we had the pleasure to sit down with local snowmobiler David Wagner. He has been a fixture in the local snowmobile community for years. In February of 2020 he and a teammate will see if they can be the fastest to cover the Iron Dog's 2,409 miles. Actually those in Alaska are literally betting that anyone from the lower 48 and especially California isn't even tough enough to finish let alone win the Iron Dog. Wagner may be from California but one of the secrets in the snowmobile community is that some of the best, advanced terrain is in Northern California including the Ebbetts Pass Area. So while extended periods of extreme cold may be new to David, steep trails and deep snow will be a piece of cake.




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

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/21/2019 06:47 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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Dow will be over 30,000 and voters will vote their 401ks



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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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