Six Local Students Awarded Career & Technical Training (C&TT) Scholarships for 2016
Posted by: thepinetree on 06/14/2016 04:21 PM
Angels Camp, CA...Calaveras Community Foundation (CCF) awarded Career and Technical Training scholarships to a total of six high school students during recent award night events. Three Calaveras High School students, two Bret Harte High students and one student from Mountain Oaks will each receive $1,500.
Great Summer Reading Programs At Our Local Libraries
Posted by: thepinetree on 06/09/2016 02:11 PM
Calaveras County, CA...Attend a Summer Reading Program at any or all of the Calaveras County Library Branches. Read books, and participants will win prizes, go away with goody bags, attend ice cream parties. See the flyer, call the library of choice to sign up and read, read, read – all summer long!
The 2016 June Election Results...(Update...Dennis Mills Takes District Four. Edson & Tofanelli To Fight On)
Posted by: thepinetree on 06/07/2016 08:08 PM
San Andreas, CA....The first run of the absentee ballots is now in. According to Calaveras County Clerk Recorder Rebecca Turner this is about 35% of the vote and it is what was turned in by 8pm tonight! On the Cannabis ballot measures....the "Manage" initiative has been accepted and the "Ban" initiative has been rejected for now as they work through a couple of legal issues. It is still possible that both will end up on November ballots.
Countywide Math Mini Bowl Competition Goes Tech Savvy
Posted by: thepinetree on 06/07/2016 03:05 PM
San Andreas, CA...The Calaveras County Office of Education held its 36th Annual Math Mini-Bowl competition at Calaveras River Academy/Mountain Oaks School in San Andreas on Thursday, May 26, 2016. Approximately 120 fifth and sixth grade students from Calaveras County Schools put their math skills to the test. The following schools were represented: Albert Michelson Elementary, Avery Middle School, Christian Family Learning Center, Hazel Fischer Elementary, Jenny Lind Elementary, Mark Twain Elementary, Rail Road Flat Elementary, San Andreas Elementary, Valley Springs Elementary, West Point Elementary
James Pryor, a 6th grader from Avery Middle School , won 1st place in the Blitz, tied for 2nd place in the Huddle, and was part of the 2nd place Bomb team. Kierian O'Donnell, a 5th grader from Hazel Fischer Elementary, took 2nd place in the Blitz, 1st place in the Huddle, and was part of the 1st place Bomb team.
Air Force Veteran James Leonard Williams 1937 - 2016
Posted by: thepinetree on 06/07/2016 02:03 PM
San Andreas, CA...James Leonard Williams was born on June 15,1937 in Watsonville, Ca. He passed away on May 28, 2016 in San Andreas, Ca. of natural causes at the age of 78. He had been a resident of West Point, Ca. for 16 years. He was a graduate of Campbell High School in Campbell, CA and served in the U.S. Air Force for 4 years. He worked as a Tire Specialist in San Jose & Sacramento, CA...
Historic Hotel Leger's Third Season Of "Backyard Blues 'n' BBQ" Is Going On Now!
Posted by: thepinetree on 06/06/2016 01:20 PM
Mokelumne Hill, CA...The Historic Hotel Leger's third season of their food and music series, "Backyard Blues 'n' BBQ" is underway! The Fabulous Blues Shifters kicked off the season last Sunday of Memorial Day weekend, and there are 14 more outstanding Blues bands from the region that will be performing live in the Hotel's outdoor Pool Courtyard every Sunday afternoon from May 29 through September 4. This year's performers include several new acts that have not performed in prior years, all of whom have outstanding reputations in the Bay Area and Sacramento region. The lineup also includes the first Grammy-nominated artist, Texas bluesman Randy Macallister, who will be winding up his West Coast tour at the Historic Hotel Leger on Sunday, July 17.
Congratulations Graduates From Mark Twain Medical Center
Posted by: thepinetree on 06/02/2016 07:52 AM
San Andreas, CA...Congratulations Graduates From Mark Twain Medical Center & We Are Here To Help You Travel Down Life's Paths...
Questions for Supervisor Candidates From Calaveras Taxpayers Association
Posted by: thepinetree on 06/01/2016 11:48 AM
Copperopolis, CA...The Calaveras County Taxpayers Association invited 7 candidates to answer 7 questions of issues of concern which were not addressed in other forums. All responded and 5 agreed to participate. The candidates provided Yes, No and Maybe answers and had the opportunity for short comments. The questions with background reasons for posting the question are below, followed by answers and brief comments from candidates. We also are conducting an online poll asking for public response to the questions as well. The link is at the end below. We plan to publish the public result on this website.
CUSD Threads The AB30 Needle & Calaveras High Logo To Remain The Same
Posted by: thepinetree on 05/26/2016 10:47 AM
San Andreas, CA...Calaveras High School was faced with AB30 this year which mandated the removal of our Redskin Mascot, which has been in place since the mid 1940’s. The dignity and pride that we have maintained in the use of our logo will not change. Our Mascot Selection Committee was comprised of Calaveras High School alumni, Calaveras High School staff, community members and most importantly Calaveras High school students representing each grade level. The committee chaired by Mike Koepp, CHS Athletic Director, asked for input from all sources that wished to submit their thoughts to suggest a new mascot for our school. All that data was gathered through an on-line survey as well as hand-submitted forms to our office.
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.