Mountain Ranch, CA....Joined by family and friends, Emil Gruna celebrated his 100th birthday on Saturday, February 15, at a lunch at the Pickle Patch restaurant in San Andreas. He was born on February 11, 1914, and was raised in Rosholt, Wisconsin. World War II found him and his family moving to Southern California to support the war effort. After his retirement from Lockheed Aviation, he was able to pursue as a hobby his talent in woodworking. He moved to Mountain Ranch in the early 1970s and still lives in the same house.
Seated, Emil Gruna. Left to right standing: Mike Echave, daughter Mary Bissonnette, granddaughter Nicki Bissonnette, granddaughter Loni Martin, Rich Matheson, great grandsons Remy Martin and Aaron Bissonnette, Grayson Mobley, great granddaughter Ryan Bissonnette, and son Jeff Bissonnette.
Experts offer drought advice at Columbia College Foundation lecture
Posted by: Andy_Johnson on 03/11/2014 12:58 PM
Columbia College Foundation presents “Focus on Foothill Water: Beyond the Drought” A free community event featuring the region’s leading water experts from the Tuolumne-Stanislaus Integrated Regional Watershed Management Group. The presentation will be at Sonora High School Auditorium on Thursday evening March 13. Doors open at 6 pm, The program begins at 6:30 and is expected to last two hours.
Make Plans Now To Attend Or Exhibit At The 2014 Home & Garden Show March 29 & 30!!
Posted by: thepinetree on 03/10/2014 08:20 AM
Angels Camp, CA...The Calaveras County Chamber of Commerce is excited to present the 2014 Calaveras Home & Garden Show the weekend of March 29th & 30th at Frogtown in Angels Camp. This event is sponsored by Century 21 Tri-Dam Realty, Barrel of Monkeez and Mark Twain Medical Center. "We are really excited about this year's event," said Chamber of Commerce Interim Executive Director Mindy Miller Boyette. "We have a lot of returning vendors and a good mix of new vendors coming. It will be a great weekend." Boyette also mention that it is not too late to sign up as a vendor. For more information call 754.5400 or email email@example.com. Find this event of Facebook too! Click Here For Registration Packet
Below are Photos From Last Year's Event
Click Above For Photos From The 2013 Show
Sharon Ash Honored as Mentor of the Month for March 2014
Posted by: thepinetree on 03/10/2014 03:59 PM
Angels Camp, CA....The Calaveras Youth Mentoring Program has designated Arnold resident Sharon Ash as its March Mentor of the Month. Sharon has been matched with sixteen-year-old Diana Westphal for the past seven years. “Sharon and Diana enjoy one of our program’s longest continuous friendships,” said Colleen Dolan, Coordinator of Mentoring Programs for the Calaveras County Office of Education. “This means that they both have contributed a lot to the policies, practices, and general strength of the Calaveras Youth Mentoring Program.”
Angels Camp, CA...On today's show, David discusses pairing cheeses and wines together and Jenny cooks up a delightful cheese fondue. Elémentaire is the creation of two professional cooks dedicated to helping take the mystery out of making delicious meals from scratch. Our goal is to educate through the use of culinary terms and techniques and also inspire, through the use of the freshest seasonal ingredients, all who watch to make their own meals to enjoy at home.
The Calaveras County Board of Supervisors Are Back In Action Tomorrow.
Posted by: thepinetree on 03/10/2014 08:39 PM
San Andreas, CA...The Calaveas County Board of Supervisors are back in action tomorrow at the government center. American Red Cross Month, Sheriff's Dept. Marine Safety, Short Term Vacation Rentals, 25mph zone on Black Oak Drive, Speed Limits on Mountain Ranch Road, Jenny Lind Safe Routes To School, Chief Probation Officer and More. The complete agenda is enclosed....
Mark Twain Medical Center Announces 5th Annual Spring Health Fair & Lupus Awareness Fun/Run Walk
Posted by: thepinetree on 03/10/2014 08:52 PM
Murphys, CA....Mark Twain Medical Center (MTMC) will be holding its 5th Annual Health Fair and Lupus Fun/Run Walk on Saturday, March 22nd, from 8am until noon at Ironstone Vineyards in Murphys. Over forty community health related service groups will participate in this community-wide event. A wealth of information will be available on topics such as senior health services, health insurance, nutrition, fitness and diabetes. There will also be a variety of free health screenings – body fat, physical fitness levels, colon cancer screening kits, and metabolic screenings. Low cost testing and services include Blood Analysis ($45), and Bone Density Screenings ($10). In addition to the five-panel blood analysis (this test consists of a chemistry panel, thyroid, complete blood count, lipid panel, iron for women, and PSA for men), the Medical Center will also now screen for vitamin D deficiencies....
Angels Camp, CA...Mike Fleming, Director of the Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival says “Dave Stamey is one of the best Western songwriters alive today. His melodies blend perfectly with his lyrics to the point where you can almost feel the wind against your face and smell the soft scent of the sage. He never fails to engage his audience and take them on a rewarding journey through the panorama of the West.” Jack Hannah of the Sons of the San Joaquin says Dave Stamey is “One of the most talented young songwriters in the country”. Calaveras Arts Council Ovation’s ticket holders will have an opportunity to sing their own praises for him when they see him perform for the arts council’s last show of the season. Called the Charlie Russell of Western Music by Cowboy and Indians Magazine, Dave Stamey comes to the Dr. Elliott Smart Performing Arts Center in Angels Camp on Sunday, March 30....
Some Rooms Too Hot? Some Rooms Too Cold? Give Aire Serve A Call!
Posted by: thepinetree on 03/08/2014 09:51 AM
Valley Springs, CA...Aire Serv of Gold Country technicians receive ongoing training to ensure they deliver the best possible air conditioning and heating services available. Since emergencies can occur at any time, our courteous technicians are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to deliver prompt, reliable air conditioning and heating services for your home or workplace.