The Calaveras County General Plan Update Process Picks Up The Pace & Community Plans To Be Included
Posted by: thepinetree on 07/01/2015 09:21 AM
San Andreas, CA...Last night the San Andreas Town Hall was filled with a good sized crowd that weighed in on the now almost decade long General Plan update process. The Draft Plan was released on December 18, 2014. During the following 90 review and comment period there were over 400 comment letters submitted totalling over 1000 pages for review. The planning commission is scheduled to start the detailed review process July 9th. Planning Director, Peter Mauer at the start of last night's meeting gave an update on the process. One of the biggest items items of contention during the Draft Plan comment phase was on the inclusion of the Community Plans in the General Plan. In some instances local community members had spend hundreds of hours working on their visions for their communities. Direction was given to include the Community Plans in the General Plan.
Caltrans Road Report For Week of 6/28/15 through 7/4/15
Posted by: thepinetree on 06/29/2015 05:53 PM
Stockton, CA...The latest and greatest road report to keep you abreast of all the upcoming Caltrans repairs and delays in our areas and throughout District 10. Hwy's 4, 12, 26, 49, 108 & 120 will all have crews working in the now perfect weather for repairs and construction. The complete report is enclosed....
Celebrate the 4th of July in Mokelumne Hill with a Taste of Americana
Posted by: thepinetree on 06/29/2015 09:02 AM
Mokelumne Hill, CA...Enjoy a traditional 4th of July Parade and Celebration in Mokelumne Hill. The quaint, small-town atmosphere offers a true taste of Americana, and there are lots of fun activities for the entire family starting with a pancake breakfast at the Town Hall from 7:30 – 11:00 am. Be sure to save your place along Main Street to watch the famous parade that starts at 11:00 am, followed by children’s games in the park, vendors, music and food.
Calaveras County, CA...Below is a great PSA on recycling from Cal-Waste. They finished Jan 2015 and have taken the video to EVERY elementary school and had an unveiling assembly. It features 5-6 students from every elementary school in Calaveras County and in Galt. Students were chosen by school staff. Cal-Waste wanted to get the message into the homes about recycling and thought this would be a great way to do that From all of us at Cal-Waste we would like to thank all of the schools, staff, students, and parents who participated and supported us on this endeavor. Let’s help to teach the next generation about the importance of recycling and keeping our environment healthy! Stay tuned for a sequel down the road!
Tracy Lewis 2-Day Watercolor Workshop at Petroglyphe Gallery
Posted by: thepinetree on 06/19/2015 10:50 AM
Mokelumne Hill, CA...Watercolor Fundamentals and Intro to Color Theory Workshop. with Tracy Lewis at Petroglyphe Gallery for All Ages and Levels. Saturday and Sunday, August 8 and 9, 10 am – 4:30 pm. Tracy Lewis, known for her luminous and stylized watercolors is offering an inspiring 2-day workshop filled with painting demonstrations, watercolor and color theory exercises, individual painting instruction and critiques. Tracy will share with you her techniques for clean and vibrant watercolors including washes, transitions, isolating whites, wet into wet, glazing and more. You’ll also learn how to use hue, value and intensity to bring mood and impact to your paintings. Whether you are new to watercolor or have been painting with mixed results, this class is for you! Beginners are welcome!
Summer Day Camp at Rail Road Flat School - Open to All CUSD Students K-6
Posted by: thepinetree on 06/18/2015 11:40 AM
Rail Road Flat, CA...We are in the process of planning a week long summer day camp. It will be a fun based learning experience. We will include but not be limited to: science, biology, reading, leadership development, physical education, photography, sign language, art, and much more. It will be held at the Rail Road Flat Elementary School Campus and is open to all Calaveras Unified School District k-6 grade students. The first week will be June 22-June 26. We will add the week of July 6- July 10 if there is enough interest. The program will start at 7:30am and run through 5:30pm. The cost is $100 per student. We may have some sponsors for low income families.
Mokelumne Wild & Scenic River Study Bill Passes Assembly
Posted by: thepinetree on 06/17/2015 07:51 PM
Sacramento, CA...River advocates are pleased that the California State Assembly passed legislation on Monday, June 1, calling for a study of Mokelumne River as a state-protected Wild & Scenic River. AB 142, introduced by Assemblyman Frank Bigelow (R-O'Neals), was approved by the Assembly with a resoundingly bipartisan 71-3 vote. The bill will provide interim protection of the Mokelumne River upstream of Pardee Reservoir while also requiring a study of the river's suitability for permanent protection as a California
Glencoe, CA...On 06/13/15 at 1540 hours, a Sheriff’s Deputy was dispatched to the 19000 block of Hwy 26, in Glencoe, to investigate a trespassing issue. As the Deputy made contact with the property owner, she could hear subjects yelling from the canyon. The property owner told the deputy that she was on her private property with her daughters when she observed three male trespassers. She confronted Michael Pinon (22 years old), Donald Pinon (19 years old), and a 14 year old minor about them trespassing on her property. The suspects became upset with the property owner and her daughters. One of the suspects began to physically bump into the landowner and threatened to hit her. A neighbor, Edward Huss (73 years old), responded to the property and observed the disturbance. As the trespassers began to run from the property, Huss fired a warning shot in their direction....
San Andreas, CA...We will be posting photos and more in a separate story but video in HD of the ceremony last night is available now. Just click the following link. Students and family members can download and save the video their devices at all. Calaveras High Class Of 15 Graduation Video In HD. For a large image of the class click below..