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...
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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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!
TCU 2013 Fire Season Begins With A New CAL-FIRE Unit Chief
Posted by: John_Hamilton on 05/08/2013 05:08 PM
San Andreas –With this year’s dry conditions the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), Tuolumne-Calaveras Unit (TCU) transitioned into fire season on May 1st, much earlier than normal. CAL FIRE’s Tuolumne-Calaveras Unit incorporates the State Responsibility Areas (SRA) in Tuolumne County, Calaveras County, Eastern Stanislaus County and Eastern San Joaquin County. The 2013 fire season also comes with new leadership. On May 1, 2013, Josh White was appointed to the TCU Unit Chief position. Former TCU Unit Chief, Brian Kirk, retired in March 2013. Chief White began his career in 1988 as a Firefighter I. Since then he has worked a variety of assignments including State and County fire stations, Conservation Camps, Fire Prevention, Civil Cost Recovery, Law Enforcement, Safety, Research and Development as well as served on various working groups and cadres. Chief White has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice...
Arnold, CA... May 25-26, 2012 - Peddlers Fair, Arnold
A two day event that includes 70 Booths of antiques, collectibles, gourmet foods, new and used merchandise for sale. Pancake breakfast daily from 7:30-11am