Makayla Ruthrauff Is Miss Calaveras 2016! Her court is Sierra Stackpole & Brighton Hamari. Full Video & Photos
Posted by: thepinetree on 05/20/2016 05:21 PM
Frogtown, USA...The 2016 Miss Calaveras Is....Makayla Ruthrauff and her court is Sierra Stackpole & Brighton Hamari. Miss Ruthrauff follows in the royal footsteps of her mother and sister. The Miss Calaveras competition for 2016 was a great show and great group of young ladies. Taking the stage for Miss Calaveras were Macy Breaux (Bret Harte), Hailey Long (Calaveras), Brighton Hamari (Bret Harte), Emma Hampton (Calaveras), Makayla Ruthrauff (Calaveras), and Sierra Stackpole (Calaveras). We have over 100 photos and complete video of the pageant.
Mokelumne Hill, CA...The Moke Hill Music Festival is the vision of Allen Biggs, a professional musician whose family has had a home in Mokelumne Hill for 50 years. Allen's musical colleagues, who perform in the finest Bay Area ensembles, will be coming to Gold country for the second year of this dynamic event celebrating new and exciting acoustic music. We invite you to join us for a weekend unlike any other!
May 13 "Gypsy" Tiger Fest Fundraiser in Rail Road Flat
Posted by: thepinetree on 05/13/2016 02:12 PM
Rail Road Flat, CA...Violinist Kim Angelis of Astoria, Oregon will return to her former hometown of Rail Road Flat to give a fundraising performance on Friday, May 13. The event will be the 7th annual “Tiger Fest,” which is organized by the Friends of Rail Road Flat School. Since Kim Angelis is known as the “Gypsy Violinist”, the evening at the Rail Road Flat Community Hall will not only feature her performance with Josef Gault but also a complete dinner with a Gypsy theme. Doors open at 5:00 pm for a social hour at the no-host bar, followed by the performance at 6:00 pm. Dinner will be served at intermission.
Mokelumne Hill, CA...Surrounded by love, Sydney "Syd" Mathos Cilenti passed away at Mark Twain Convalescent Hospital (San Andreas) early Sunday evening on May 8, 2016. She was 83. Syd considered herself a life-long resident of Calaveras County having moved here in 1953. With her husband, Joe Mathos, Syd ran the gas station in downtown Moke Hill across the street from Shutter Tree Park until the late 1960's.
Unknown Subject Fled On Foot After Injury Accident( Update...Driver Has Been Found)
Posted by: thepinetree on 05/05/2016 11:33 AM
West Point, CA... (Update...The driver, Joseph Shortal, has been located and charges will be filed for Felony Hit and Run.) An unknown party was driving a Chevy in the eastbound traffic lane of State Route 26 at an unknown speed. A 73 year old Stockton man was driving his Ford and was stopped on private property preparing to turn left onto westbound SR-26. After checking both directions on SR-26, and when it was clear, He proceeded to turn left onto westbound SR-26 and established the right of way. The person that fled the scene observed the Ford entering SR-26 and applied his brakes forcefully. The Ford almost completed it's left turn and was established within the westbound traffic lane. The driver of the Chevy lost traction with the roadway and began to slide to the left into the westbound traffic lane.
San Andreas, CA...San Andreas – Sunday, May 1, 2016, at 8:00 a.m. the Tuolumne-Calaveras Unit of the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) will require burning permits within State Responsibility Areas of Tuolumne County, Calaveras County, Eastern Stanislaus County and Eastern San Joaquin County. Burn hours vary; contact the Air Pollution Control District (APCD) for hours.
West Point, CA...The week of May 2, 2016 CALFIRE, in cooperation with Sierra Pacific Industries, will conduct a prescribed burn to reduce forest fuels along Winton Road just east of the community of West Point near Lily Valley Circle. This burn project is part of the Winton- Schaads Vegetation Management Plan. The purpose of the prescribed burn is to create a shaded fuel break between the community of West Point and the timber lands of Sierra Pacific Industries.
Major Injures In Angels Camp Suspected DUI Collision Last Night
Posted by: thepinetree on 04/28/2016 09:45 AM
Angels Camp, CA...A 36 year old Murphys man was traveling northbound on SR-49 north of Copello Dr. at a high rate of speed. An Angels Camp police officer was following his Chrysler 300 with emergency lights activated in an attempt to make an enforcement stop. A 41 year old Pine Grove man in his Ford F250 was traveling northbound on SR-49 ahead of the Chrysler. A 54 year old Mokelumne Hill man in his 2012 F550 was traveling southbound on SR-49 approaching the other two vehicles. The Murphys man allowed the front of his car to collide into the left rear of the Pine Grove man's pickup. He was able to regain control after the collision and safely slow to a stop on the shoulder. He lost control of his 300 and spun into the southbound lane.
Arts Council Celebrating Mary Jane Genochio's Career Sunday
Posted by: thepinetree on 04/28/2016 09:16 AM
Mokelumne Hill, CA...On Sunday May 1st, at 5pm the Calaveras Arts Council is hosting a "bring your own basket" picnic to celebrate the well-deserved retirement of Executive Director, Mary Jane Genochio, and wish out-going Office Manager, Wendy Muster, all the best in her expanded life in San Francisco. At the same time we will be welcoming Kathy Mazzaferro as Interim Executive Director. Bring your favorite picnic and libations, chairs, maybe even your guitars as we recognize these three outstanding leaders..
$50,000 Grant Given For Butte Fire Rebuilding Efforts...Contractors & Funds Needed For 80 Homes
Posted by: thepinetree on 04/27/2016 04:24 PM
San Andreas, CA...A $50,000 grant from the California Endowment was given to Calaveras Recovers recently through the Amador Community Foundation, which is the fiscal sponsor of the local group dedicated to recovery from the Butte Fire. In April, concrete foundations were poured for the first two homes being built by Calaveras Recovers for the uninsured survivors of last year’s Butte Fire. Licensed general building contractors and specialty contractors such as plumbing, electrical, sheet rock, roofing and painting contractors are encouraged to join up with Calaveras Recovers, by attending a meeting such as next Monday, May 2, 2016 at the LDS Church in San Andreas.