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Thursday, Nov 23
All Day Crossing California, Sierra to the Sea, October 8 through November 26 at Petroglyphe
08:00 AM Klassen Klassic Turkey Trot Celebrates Eleven Years of Fun, Friends, Family and Fitness
All Day Yoga - Gentle Flow
01:00 PM Free Community Thanksgiving Dinner at Ebbetts Pass Moose Lodge
Friday, Nov 24
All Day Crossing California, Sierra to the Sea, October 8 through November 26 at Petroglyphe
All Day Yoga - Gentle Flow
05:30 PM The 2017 Avery Christmas Tree Lighting is Friday November 24th
06:00 PM Get Your Floats Ready for The Christmas in White Pines Parade of Lights on November 24th
07:00 PM Music At Bistro Espresso
Saturday, Nov 25
All Day Crossing California, Sierra to the Sea, October 8 through November 26 at Petroglyphe
09:00 AM Christmas in the Country, Craft Faire,Bake Sale & Luncheon
All Day Yoga - Gentle Flow
03:00 PM Manzanita Arts Emporium Anniversary Party
05:00 PM The Big 25th Annual Dorrington Christmas Tree Lighting is Nov. 25th
Sunday, Nov 26
All Day Crossing California, Sierra to the Sea, October 8 through November 26 at Petroglyphe
All Day Yoga - Gentle Flow
Monday, Nov 27
All Day Yoga - Gentle Flow
Tuesday, Nov 28
All Day Yoga - Gentle Flow
Wednesday, Nov 29
All Day Overeaters Anonymous meeting
All Day Yoga - Gentle Flow
Thursday, Nov 30
All Day Yoga - Gentle Flow
06:00 PM Dr. Smart of MTHD Speaks at Independence Hall on November 30th
Friday, Dec 1
All Day Holiday Festival of Wines and Murphys Open House
All Day Yoga - Gentle Flow
05:00 PM Murphys Open House, December 1, 2017, 5-8 pm Presented by the Murphys Business Association
07:00 PM Looking Over the President's Shoulder
07:00 PM Looking Over the President’s Shoulder at MCT December 1-17th
Saturday, Dec 2
All Day Holiday Festival of Wines and Murphys Open House
10:00 AM Amador Flyfishers Hosting Free Fly Fishing Faire Saturday, December 2
10:00 AM Make Holiday Memories at Ironstone's Breakfast with Santa 2017
All Day Yoga - Gentle Flow
01:30 PM Mountain Melody Presents: "Winter Magic"
01:30 PM Mountain Melody Presents: "Winter Magic"
All Day Looking Over the President's Shoulder
07:00 PM Looking Over the President’s Shoulder at MCT December 1-17th
Sunday, Dec 3
All Day Holiday Festival of Wines and Murphys Open House
All Day Yoga - Gentle Flow
04:00 PM Mountain Melody Presents: "Winter Magic"
All Day Looking Over the President's Shoulder
Monday, Dec 4
All Day Yoga - Gentle Flow
All Day Looking Over the President's Shoulder
Tuesday, Dec 5
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Wednesday, Dec 6
All Day Overeaters Anonymous meeting
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11/14/2017 - Delaine Eastin to Speak at Calaveras Democrats Meeting Tonight
San Andreas, CA...California Gubernatorial Candidate Delaine Eastin will be the featured speaker at the Calaveras Democrats monthly meeting on November 13. Meeting time is 6:30 pm at the Calaveras County Public Library in San Andreas, with Eastin scheduled to speak at 6:45. It is recommended to arrive early, as seating is limited. “Calavera County may be small, but we are able to draw some big speakers. We are proud to offer Calaveras voters a chance to hear from Ms. Easton directly,” said Laura Lowell, chair of the Calaveras County Democratic Central Committee.

Eastin was elected as California’s first (and still only) woman Superintendent of Public Instruction. Prior to that Ms. Eastin was a school teacher, and served in the California State Assembly for the 18th district. Since 2008 Eastin has been a speaker and board member on issues of education policy, nutrition, and electing women to public office.

In addition, Eastin continues her work on the Chancellor's Women in STEM board at UC Davis, the Edible Schoolyard Advisory Board, Educate Our State (Chair), the Center for Nutrition Education Advisory Board at UC Davis (Chair), and the Yolo County Board for Court Appointed Student Advocates (CASA)

Delaine Eastin’s appearance will give local voters their first chance to meet one of their candidates for Governor. All voters are welcome to her speak, regardless of political affiliation.

The goal of Calaveras Democrats is to provide a forum for voter discussion of issues and candidates, and to educate the public on the values that bind all Calaveras County residents together.
11/11/2017 - Angels Camp Veterans Memorial District Offering Gift Cards To Veterans
Angels Camp, CA...The Angels Camp Veterans Memorial District is offering $75 Gift Cars for Veterans on November 11th & 12th At their office on Raspberry Lane in Angels Camp from 10am - 3pm on both days.

11/11/2017 - National Parks Commemorate Veterans Day With Free Admission Nov. 11 & 12th
Washington, DC...The National Park Service will commemorate Veterans Day and the service of American military members past and present with special events and free admission in parks throughout the country on November 11 and 12. The National Park Service’s American Military website contains a list of events as well as other military-related outreach and information. “More than 100 national parks have direct connections to American military history, including frontier forts and Cold War sites, battlefields and national cemeteries, memorials and patriotic shrines, “ said Acting National Park Service Director Michael T. Reynolds. “These special places pay tribute to our veterans and serve as reminders of their selfless service and sacrifice throughout the history of our nation.”

From the colonial Minutemen who stood in defense of their rights, homes, and families near the North Bridge to modern warriors gathered for a reenlistment ceremony at the Statue of Liberty, the history of the National Park Service is interwoven with that of the United States military. In fact, each plays a part in the origin story of the other. The U.S. Army, Marine Corps, and Navy were established by the Founding Fathers in buildings preserved in Independence National Historical Park. And, in 1886, the 1st U.S. Cavalry was dispatched to Yellowstone to stop the vandalism, poaching, and trespassing that threatened the world’s first national park. The military continued to oversee several of the country’s earliest national parks until the National Park Service was established in 1916.

During World War II, Yosemite, Sequoia, Grand Canyon, Denali, Hot Springs, and Carlsbad Caverns national parks hosted rest and rehabilitation camps for service members. This tradition of providing veterans and active duty military members with opportunities for relaxation, recreation, and camaraderie in the great outdoors continues today and includes partnerships with many service-related organizations. From high-adrenaline outdoor activities to peaceful experiences in the wilderness, national parks provide a variety of opportunities to enhance physical, social, mental, and spiritual fitness. Many parks are popular destinations for active adventures like hiking, climbing, cycling, swimming, and scuba diving, while others are known for more tranquil activities such as camping, fishing, wildlife watching, and observing the night sky.

The National Park Service also salutes its employees and volunteers who have served in the military. Their skills provide a wealth of benefits to national parks and park visitors. To name just a few of the career fields they fill in the National Park Service, veterans are accountants, archeologists, heavy equipment operators, historians, human resources specialists, law enforcement officers, mechanics, park managers, pilots, and wildlife biologists. The 5,813 employees who are veterans comprise 28 percent of the workforce. Park Ranger James Pierce, a combat-wounded veteran who now works at the National Mall and Memorial Parks, said, “I am very proud to be part of the National Park Service where I can continue to serve and give back to my country, just in a different uniform. Working at national memorials that are dedicated to those who have fought and died for our freedom means everything to me."

In addition to special programs in parks across the country, all national parks will provide free admission to everyone on November 11 and 12. When in a park, active duty members of the military and their dependents can pick up a free annual pass to all national parks. Veterans with a permanent disability are eligible for a free lifetime pass. The passes provide free entrance to more than 2,000 national parks, wildlife refuges, national forests, and other federal recreational areas. The passes can be acquired at any national park that usually charges an admission fee.

About the National Park Service. More than 20,000 National Park Service employees care for America's 417 national parks and work with communities across the nation to help preserve local history and create close-to-home recreational opportunities. Visit us at, on Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube
10/31/2017 - Autum Abstract Botanical Art Class with Janet Trinkle
Sunday, November 5, 1-3 pm • $35, all materials supplied

Capture the intense colors of fall with Botanical Artist, Janet Trinkle on Sunday, November 5 from 1-3 at her Glencoe studio. Janet says, “It’s like painting with flowers!” Learn to press your own flowers and leaves and create a framed piece of art in a relaxing environment. This makes a fun girl-friend adventure. Everyone is welcome to attend over 12-years of age.Bold TextBold Text
10/19/2017 - Town Hall Meeting in Murphys
Murphys, CA...Tonight at 6:30pm Calaveras County Supervisor Michael Oliviera & Panning Commissioner Lisa Muetterties will be answering questions on the state of things in Calaveras County and District 3. The Meeting will be held at the Murphys Fire Protection District at 34 Jones Street. It is sponsored by the Murphys Community Club.

09/20/2017 - Rep. Tom McClintock Announces Town Hall Meeting in Angels Camp on September 20th
Angels Camp, CA...Rep. Tom McClintock Announces Town Hall Meeting in Angels Camp. Town Hall Meeting in Angels Camp, Wednesday, September 20, 2017. 6:00 P.M. Bret Harte High School Gym 364 Murphys Grade Road Angels Camp, 95222

09/19/2017 - Mother Lode Democratic Congressional Candidate Forum on September 19th
Angels Camp, CA...Four Democrats seeking to retire and replace Congressional District 04’s incumbent GOP Representative will make their case at a Congressional Candidate Forum hosted by the Calaveras County Democrats on Tuesday, Sept. 19, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Bret Harte High School in Angels Camp. “The next election is vital to the health, welfare and prosperity of CD-04 and Calaveras County,” said Laura Lowell, chair of Calaveras County Democrats.

“Status quo is no longer an option when it comes to water, agriculture, rural healthcare, jobs and other issues that directly affect our lives in Calaveras.” The event will include introductions, a panel discussion, and time for attendees to meet and talk personally with the contenders, all of whom live full-time in CD-04.

The candidates are:

* Regina Bateson, a political scientist who joined the State Department after 9/11
as a foreign service officer in South America (

* Roza Calderon, a geoscientist expert in agricultural land management who
arrived in the U.S. as a 2-year-old political refugee (

* Jessica Morse, a security strategist for 10 years with the State Department and
USAID who has hiked the length of CD-04 (

* Rochelle Wilcox, an appeals lawyer raised by a single mother whose tight budget
included food stamps, school lunches, and public school (

“Voters in CD-04 are fortunate to have capable, approachable candidates willing to
fight for our district,” Lowell said. “Our farmers are directly affected by changing
climate, the impact on water resources, extreme heat, and other vital issues, yet in
Congress we see only votes against rural healthcare. It’s unacceptable.”

CD-04’s five-term Rep. Tom McClintock has passed three bills in 9 years (two to
rename post offices) and drew national attention this year when he abruptly left a
town hall meeting as constituents objected in loud voices to his positions including
repealing healthcare and building a Mexican border wall.

The district is immense, made up of six rural counties and parts of four more, and
is home to 722,313 people, ranches, farms, vineyards, gold rush towns, four
glorious national parks, forests, lakes and tall mountains.

California CD-04 Congressional Candidate Forum, Tues., Sept. 19, 6:30 – 8:30
p.m. in the Multi-Purpose Room, Bret Harte High School, 364 Murphys Grade
Road, Angels Camp (at the corner of Highway 4 and Murphys Grade Road).
08/10/2017 - Calaveras Taxpayers Host Annual BBQ on August 10th
San Andreas, CA...The fund raising event will be held on Thursday, August 10, 2017, 5 to 8 PM.  The location is at The Pickle Patch, 577 W St. Charles Street, San Andreas, CA 95249. The restaurant is located near the intersection of HWY 49 and Pool Station Road. The speakers include: Jon Coupal of the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association will be discussing the constant efforts to overturn Prop 13, an update on the illegal Fire Tax and Senate Bill 2, Tax on county recordings. Supervisor Michael Oliveira Will share his thoughts on county government and the challenges and opportunities ahead. Also, he will be presenting the CCTA Award for Excellence in Public Service to Ed Lark, Manager, Calaveras Public Access TV. Candace Keesey of the Friends of the Calaveras Sheriff’s Office will be reporting on their activity. Candice is a previous recipient of the CCTA Excellence in Public Service Award.

Enjoy an Interesting panel discussion with elected and appointed county officials moderated by Vicky Reinke. Panel participants are: Peter Maurer, Planning Director, Tim Lutz, CAO, Leslie Davis, Assessor and Rick DiBasilio, Sheriff

Jay Grimstead will play Reveille on his bugle. 

There will be an exciting fund raising raffle. Bring lots of money.  

Seating is limited. Donation is $30 which includes complete Tri-Tip dinner with desert and non-alcoholic beverages.  Beer and wine bar will be hosted by the Pickle Patch.
There are a few seats still available. If interested, please call Al Segalla at 785-1491.
07/23/2017 - Meet and Greet California Governor Candidate Delaine Eastin and Lieutenant Governor Candidate Eleni
Murphys, CA...Delaine Eastin, Candidate for California Governor and Eleni Kounalakis, Candidate for California Lieutenant Governor Will be at Hovey Winery, 350 Main Street, Murphys, California at 4:00 pm. About Delaine Eastin: Throughout her career, Delaine Eastin has been a leader who has never been afraid to stand up to bullies on behalf of what is right for the future of our state and our children. Delaine took on the tobacco industry and helped pass two propositions: one educates children on the dangers of smoking, and the second created and funds First 5 California, the critical program that focuses on child development from ages zero to five. As State Superintendent, Delaine joined the successful lawsuit against Governor Wilson’s Proposition 187, that onerous legislation that tried to make police, health care professionals and our teachers de facto immigration agents. During her tenure as Superintendent, Delaine reduced class sizes in grades K-3, and California went from 47th in the nation in funding, to 27th. Sadly, we now rank in the bottom 10 again. As State Superintendent, Delaine Eastin fought tirelessly for the children of California…and she won many battles. Now she is ready to take this fight into the Governor’s office.

About Eleni Kounalakis

Eleni Kounalakis, Candidate for California Lieutenant Governor, is the proud daughter o‎f an immigrant father who used hard work and education to realize the American Dream. She's a wife and mother of two teenage sons. Appointed by President Obama, she was the first Greek American woman Ambassador in US history. Eleni is a successful businesswoman and a passionate advocate for early childhood education‎. She'll never back down in the fight to strengthen our economy and provide more opportunities for working families. She'll fight for affordable college education and health care for all and stand up for the rights of immigrants and DREAMers.

Learn more about Delaine and Eleni at this event.
08/29/2017 - CHP San Andreas Hosts Teen Driving Class
San Andreas, CA...The leading cause of death for Americans 15-20 years old is motor vehicle collisions, (According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration) and the CHP’s goal is to reduce the death rate among teenagers as the result of these collisions.

In order to address this alarming trend, the CHP developed a program called Start Smart. Start Smart is aimed at helping newly licensed and future licensed teenage drivers understand the critical responsibilities of driving and to understand that accidents do happen, but collisions are 100 percent preventable.

The primary objective of Start Smart is to provide teens and their parent/guardians with an interactive safe driving awareness class which will illustrate how poor choices behind the wheel of a car can affect the lives of numerous people.

The California Highway Patrol (CHP) San Andreas Office is hosting free teen driver classes at the following location:

July 27, 2017 August 29, 2017
6:30pm – 8:30pm 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Murphys Fire Dept. Mark Twain Medical Center

RSVPs must be made via telephone or in person to the San Andreas CHP Office. Space is limited and at least one parent or guardian is required to attend with their teen.

For more information or to make reservations for the class, please call (209) 754-3541.

***Some vehicle insurance companies have been reported to provide a discounted rate for teen drivers that attend this class.
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