Lindy Winkler and "Boot Scootn Croaker" Take the Government Frog Jump
Posted by: thepinetree on 05/15/2013 10:20 AM
San Andreas, CA...The Calaveras County Government Frog Jump Hopped into the record books on May 7th with the Assessors Office taking the win and going 1-2 this year. The Government Jump is a sanctioned jump and the winner is automatically qualified for the Frog Jump Finals this Sunday. Lindy Winkler took top honors Jockeying "Boot Scootn' Croaker"with a 13'9" jump. Adriane Parris, last years winner slipped a notch with a 11'9" jump jockeying "Toadly Awesome". The Library Hopped Strong with a 11'3" Jump for Marcia Thompson and "Icky Sticky"...
San Francisco Giants' VP, Touched Every Base and Scored in Speech at Ironstone.
Posted by: thepinetree on 05/13/2013 11:51 AM
Murphys, CA..To help kick-off the summer tourism season, the Calaveras Visitors Bureau (CVB) hosted a luncheon featuring guest speaker Rick Mears, VP of Guest Services for the San Francisco Giants. Mears, who is entering his 15th season with the Giants (the 2010 and 2012 World Series Champions), discussed the key elements for providing a great customer service experience. He brought 35 years of experience and a World Series Ring to the speech and gave useful examples...
Leila Fowler Family Press Conference Tomorrow at 3:30pm. (Update Press Conference Cancelled)
Posted by: John_Hamilton on 05/13/2013 01:05 PM
Valley Springs, CA..(Update...The latest from the Calaveras County Sheriff's Office is that the Press conference has been cancelled. We hope that remains the case as with the amount of national media on hand it had the opportunity to be very uncomfortable, very quickly) The parents of Leila Fowler have requested to make a prepared statement to the media and to the residents of Calaveras County. A press conference will be held May 14, 2013 at 3:30 p.m. The location of the conference will be the Valley Springs Sheriff’s Substation, located at 200 Highway 12, Valley Springs, CA...
Fire Update...Fire Reported on Hwy 12 and Burson Road (Contained at 3-5 Acres)
Posted by: John_Hamilton on 05/13/2013 02:52 PM
Valley Springs, CA...CHP is reporting a fire on Hwy 12 and Burson Road. More to follow.... Update as of 2:55pm. the fire is about 2 acres of grass at this time with a slow rate of spread. Welcome to fire season. If you have fire photos you would like to share please email them to email@example.com. More to follow..... Update as of 3:00pm...Tanker 82 is heading inbound to the incident from Columbia... Update as of 3:12pm we just spoke with CAL-FIRE's Lisa Williams and the fire has just been called contained at 3-5 acres and the inbound air assets have been released. Lets be careful out there everyone and great work by crews for getting this one knocked down quickly..
Calaveras Unified Ready to Provide Support and Seeks Operational Normalcy Where Possible
Posted by: John_Hamilton on 05/12/2013 12:06 PM
Valley Springs, CA...In light of the recent arrest in the homicide of Leila Fowler, Calaveras Unified School District stands ready to provide whatever level of support and assistance is necessary to the Fowler family, as well as the students, staff, parents and CUSD community....
Calaveras Children's Repertory Theatre Presented Snow White & the Seven Dwarfs
Posted by: John_Hamilton on 05/12/2013 09:47 PM
Angels Camp, CA...The Children's Repertory Theatre put on a great full length production of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs at the Bret Harte Theatre. On April 26, 27 and 28th many of our young, local budding thespians took the stage. Snow White and her dwarfs were joined by Queens, witches, maidens, mirrors, forest animals, and many more...
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Arrest Made in Leila Fowler Homicide Investigation (Updated)
Posted by: thepinetree on 05/11/2013 07:41 PM
Valley Springs, Ca... A Press conference was held in Valley Springs at 7:15 pm today. This article has been updated to include full text of Calaveras County Sheriff's comments made this evening. (Valley Springs, CA) Calaveras County Sheriff Gary Kuntz made the below statement tonight during a 7:30 p.m. press conference concerning this investigation. “Today Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office detectives arrested the murderer of eight year old Leila Fowler. At 5:10 p.m. detectives arrested Leila’s 12 year old brother at the Sheriff’s Office’s Valley Springs Substation on the charge of homicide.
Mark Twain Medical Center Welcomes Family Practice Physician Curtis Allen, MD
Posted by: John_Hamilton on 05/09/2013 10:19 AM
San Andreas, CA....Mark Twain Medical Center (MTMC) announces that they have recruited Dr. Curtis Allen, as the new Medical Operational Director of the MTMC Family Medical Centers (FMCs), where he will practice within the Mark Twain Family FMCs. “Dr. Allen is an experienced Family Medicine Doctor with many years in Clinic Management,” commented Craig Marks, Hospital President. “His strong leadership skills are a perfect fit for what we need in our FMC’s to better serve our greater community. Dr. Allen most recently was the Chief Physician and Surgeon for the California Department of corrections. Prior to that Dr. Allen practiced in the private care setting, and has served as a Medical Director in various Home Health Agencies and Convalescent Hospitals. In 1998 Dr. Allen led the team to implement one of the first Electronic Medical Record Systems, while serving as a Captain in the United States Air Force where he practiced Internal Medicine and Pediatrics.”
Over $53,000 Raised at Calaveras County 2013 Relay For Life!!
Posted by: John_Hamilton on 05/08/2013 04:59 PM
Angels Camp, CA....The 2013 Calaveras County Relay for Life is in the books. Over the 24 hour period, Relayers walked over 1,500 miles! (They kept track of this by having Relayers pick up a paperclip after each lap walked and counting the papers clips!) As of close of Relay on Sunday, April 28th at 9:00 a.m. – over $53,000 has been raised!
Investigators Continue to Make Progress on Fowler Case
Posted by: John_Hamilton on 05/08/2013 04:28 PM
Valley Springs, CA...The Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office continues to make daily progress in its investigation, getting closer to bringing closure to this incident for the Fowler family. They have however paused their 1:30pm briefings until there is a major development that they can release to the public. The Sheriff’s Office continues to ask the public to call the tip line at 1-866-389-7638 (toll free) if they should have information to aid us in the investigation.