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Monday, Dec 10
12:00 PM Calaveras/Amador County Autism/Aspergers Peer Support Group
Tuesday, Dec 11
10:00 AM Calaveras Genealogical Society Meeting
06:00 PM Ebbetts Pass Fire District Needs Your Help Deciding Our Future
Wednesday, Dec 12
All Day 10th Annual Production of Studio 4 Dance Theater’s “The Nutcracker,” December 13-15, 2018 at
11:00 AM Guided Tours of Ironstone Vineyards
Thursday, Dec 13
All Day 10th Annual Production of Studio 4 Dance Theater’s “The Nutcracker,” December 13-15, 2018 at
06:00 AM The Nutcracker 2018
11:00 AM Guided Tours of Ironstone Vineyards
Friday, Dec 14
All Day 10th Annual Production of Studio 4 Dance Theater’s “The Nutcracker,” December 13-15, 2018 at
All Day The Nutcracker 2018
11:00 AM Guided Tours of Ironstone Vineyards
04:30 PM THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Rides Continue on at Railtown 1897
05:30 PM Friday Night Music at Alchemy
07:00 PM Big Holiday Laughs: Inspecting Carol’ at Murphys Creek Theatre
Saturday, Dec 15
All Day 10th Annual Production of Studio 4 Dance Theater’s “The Nutcracker,” December 13-15, 2018 at
Until 08:00 AM The Nutcracker 2018
09:00 AM Breakfast with Santa 2018 at Ironstone Vineyards
10:00 AM Old Timers Museum Walking Tours Are Every Saturday at 10am.
11:00 AM Guided Tours of Ironstone Vineyards
11:00 AM Town Tours of Columbia State Historic Park
04:30 PM THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Rides Continue on at Railtown 1897
06:00 PM A Twisted Family Christmas at Twisted Oak
07:00 PM Big Holiday Laughs: Inspecting Carol’ at Murphys Creek Theatre
Sunday, Dec 16
07:30 AM All You Can Eat Pancake Breakfast by Native Sons of the Golden West
11:00 AM Sunday Funday at Ironstone Vineyards
11:00 AM Guided Tours of Ironstone Vineyards
11:00 AM Town Tours of Columbia State Historic Park
02:00 PM Big Holiday Laughs: Inspecting Carol’ at Murphys Creek Theatre
04:30 PM THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Rides Continue on at Railtown 1897
Tuesday, Dec 18
10:00 AM A Plan 4 Me December...Living with Loss & Healthy Cooking
06:30 PM A Camp Fire Christmas in San Andreas on December 21st
Wednesday, Dec 19
11:00 AM Guided Tours of Ironstone Vineyards
Thursday, Dec 20
11:00 AM Guided Tours of Ironstone Vineyards
Friday, Dec 21
11:00 AM Guided Tours of Ironstone Vineyards
05:30 PM Friday Night Music at Alchemy
Saturday, Dec 22
10:00 AM Old Timers Museum Walking Tours Are Every Saturday at 10am.
11:00 AM Guided Tours of Ironstone Vineyards
11:00 AM Town Tours of Columbia State Historic Park
07:00 PM Big Holiday Laughs: Inspecting Carol’ at Murphys Creek Theatre
Sunday, Dec 23
11:00 AM Sunday Funday at Ironstone Vineyards
11:00 AM Guided Tours of Ironstone Vineyards
11:00 AM Town Tours of Columbia State Historic Park

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Traffic Update....Motorcycle Down Near Hwy 26 & Old Sport Hill Road..(Update...Fatality)

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/09/2018 02:37 PM
Mokelumne Hill, CA...Traffic Update....Motorcycle Down Near Hwy 26 & Old Sport Hill Road. Update...The coroner has been called and this will make this the second fatality in Calaveras County today.

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President Trump on Mueller Probe, Chief of Staff John Kelly's Exit & More

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/09/2018 01:16 PM
Washington, DC...President Trump on Mueller Probe, Chief of Staff John Kelly's Exit & More. These comments were made before his departure to the Army Navy Game.

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Shop With A Cop 2018 in Tuolumne County

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/09/2018 11:10 AM
Sonora, CA...From the Tuolumne Sheriff's Dept..."Saturday morning the California Highway Patrol, Sonora Police Department, and Tuolumne County Probation joined us at Walmart in Sonora for the Shop with a Cop Event. This program is sponsored by the Deputy Sheriffs Association and couples law enforcement officers with some deserving children in our county. It gives these kids an opportunity to have fun and spend time with the officers and deputies while shopping for Christmas presents. Each child was paired with a law enforcement officer and given a budget for purchases.

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Hey Good People! Make Plans Now For The Holidays in Bear Valley!

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/09/2018 10:53 AM
Bear Valley, CA...Hey Good People! As the day unfolds a beautiful morning sunrise should be in effect as clear skies give way to beautiful views this morning. A high of 43F is in order with a South wind from 9-11mph. Today's high temp will be the peak until Thursday or Friday and the night time lows will give us even more opportunity to make snow where we need it. Monday, a quick moving system will move through the area and we expect only an inch or so of new snow then ridging looks to return. If you're on the fence about coming up, get off of it as early conditions have never been this good in 15 years! The Christmas Holiday is shaping up to be stellar so don't miss out and be sure to make plans to enjoy Bear Valley for the coming Holidays. As always we're about "Pure Mtn Fun" .




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Full Transcript of Former FBI Director James Comey Interview by Judiciary Committee

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/09/2018 09:27 AM
Washington, D.C...Chairman Goodlatte..."This is a transcribed interview of James Comey. Chairman Gowdy and I requested this interview as part of a joint investigation by the House Committee on the Judiciary and the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform into decisions made and not made by the Department of Justice and the Federal Bureau of Investigation regarding the 2016 Presidential election."


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Paul Says..."The XC Skiing is Unbelievably Good" at Bear Valley Cross Country

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/09/2018 09:08 AM
Bear Valley, CA...12/9/18 at 7:30am - It is 20 degrees at 7:30 a.m. Clear weather is expected today. Another quick storm with very light snowfall expected may arrive Monday. The XC skiing is unbelievably good. While there are quite a few trails open, we are still awaiting USFS approval of our new permit (see below). Once this is in place we will be able to open more terrain.




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Traffic Update....Mini Cooper vs Embankment near Hwy 88 & Mehrten Spring Rd

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/09/2018 08:56 AM
Pioneer, CA...Traffic Update....Mini Cooper vs Embankment near Hwy 88 & Mehrten Spring Rd & Eastbound lane is blocked...

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Celebrate the Season at Mokelumne Hill's Annual Holiday Open House & Tree Lighting

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/09/2018 08:44 AM
Mokelumne Hill, CA...Discover small town holiday cheer at Mokelumne Hill’s Annual Holiday Open House on Sunday, December 9th, 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm. This quaint, historic, gold rush town comes to life with special activities for the entire family! FREE PARKING AND SHUTTLE FROM WENDELL’S PARKING LOT! Enjoy a Horse Drawn Hay Ride down Main Street and have a photo taken with Santa at the Historic Hotel Leger.  Merchants will be offering special activities such as face painting by Leslie Vasquez at Petroglyphe Gallery and Reindeer Games at McHale’s Revival. Complimentary Holiday Food, Drinks and Surprises at ACME ART, Moke Hill Nuts & Candies, The Old Firehouse, Old Enough to Know Better Antiques, JPM Realty and Renegade Winery.  Get creative at Ed & Brenda's with Ginger-Bread House Decorating and Children's Crafts at the Mokelumne Hill Library. Children can mail their "wish list" to the North Pole at the Mokelumne Hill Post Office.  

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Calaveras County Sheriff's Logs For December 8th

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/09/2018 08:44 AM
San Andreas, CA...The latest activity logs for the Calaveras County Sheriff's Deputies are below

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Turner's Wild West Is The Perfect Place For Everyone On Your Shopping List!

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/09/2018 08:21 AM
Angels Camp, CA...Turner's Wild West was established in 1975 in Scenic Downtown Angels Camp. This family owned and operated business carries a wide selection of quality work and western wear. When visiting our area Turner's Wild West is a must stop destination and they are widely known as the "Best Smelling Store In The Mother Lode" We have a video tour of their store. Visit them at 1235 S Main St, in Angels Camp or give them a call at 209.736.4909


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Traffic Update...Early Morning Fatality on Milton Road

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/09/2018 08:12 AM
Milton, CA...Traffic Update...Early Morning Fatality on Milton Road. Our local roads have claimed another life.

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Holiday Festival of Wines is December 8 & 9! Shop Small & Local!

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/09/2018 08:10 AM
Murphys, CA...Holiday Festival of Wines! Shop small and shop local this Holiday Season! December 8th-9th following Murphys Holiday Open House, visit wineries and receive special offers and discounts as you shop for wine, wine related merchandise, gift packs and more for your holiday gift giving or entertaining needs. A list of coupons offered by wineries this holiday season is enclosed and enjoy some local savings!




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Make Your New Year Plans at Sequoia Woods

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/08/2018 06:01 PM
Arnold, CA...It's time to make your reservations for dinner at the club on New Year's Eve. It falls on a Monday this year. We are also re-running our "Pre-New Year's Eve" Thursday dinner party this year, on Dec. 27. Reservations also advised. Cheers!


Traffic Update....Ford Pickup vs Pontiac Near Sr88 / Toyon Rd

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/08/2018 05:53 PM
Pine Grove, CA...Traffic Update....Ford Pickup vs Pontiac Near Sr88 / Toyon Rd

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Structure Fire in Rancho Calaveras Last Night

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/08/2018 11:45 AM
Valley Springs, CA...Calaveras Consolidated Firefighters, CalFire & San Andreas Fire, responded to Structure Fire in a one-story single family dwelling in Rancho Calaveras last night. Firefighters arrived on scene and reported a working fire in the kitchen and dining room. An aggressive attack was made and the fire was confined to the area of origin. There was no extension into the attic. The Structure sustained moderate smoke damage inside

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Safety with Santa on December 9th

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/08/2018 11:30 AM
Sonora, CA...Safety and Santa??? Sounds like a fun day to us! Join the the Red Cross, CAL FIRE Tuolumne-Calaveras Unit, Tuolumne County Fire Department and several other Public service agencies this Sunday 11-4pm at the Blood Bank.


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Tuolumne County Sheriff's Dept. Activity Logs for December 1st - 6th

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/08/2018 11:16 AM
Sonora, CA...The latest Tuolumne County Sheriff's Deputies Activity Logs are enclosed...

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Calaveras County Sheriff's Logs For December 1-7th

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/08/2018 11:03 AM
San Andreas, CA...The latest activity logs for the Calaveras County Sheriff's Deputies are below

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December Red Hot Buys from Calaveras & Sonora Lumber

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/08/2018 10:52 AM
Angels Camp & Sonora, CA...December Red Hot Buys from Calaveras & Sonora Lumber will make you look like Santa to those on your Christmas List.



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Traffic Update...More Unplanned Off-Roading, This Time Near J59 / Don Pedro Rd

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/08/2018 10:38 AM
La Grange, CA...Traffic Update...More Unplanned Off-Roading, This Time Near J59 / Don Pedro Rd

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Hey Good People! Entire Upper Mountain Open & Best Early Season Conditions in 15 Years! ~ Mattly Trent

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/08/2018 10:25 AM
Bear Valley, CA...Hey Good People! The short wave trough heads East today so we’ll see clear skies and temps around 42F for the high. Light and variable winds will in order today and should not exceed 6mph or so. The next low pressure trough will arrive Sunday afternoon/evening so the weekend will be in great shape for sunshine and good times. Monday through Tuesday we could pick up another few inches of new snow but timing is still different between the models so we’ll give it another day before I nail that down. We are opening the backside this morning with the Pooh Chair coming online for a bit then we’ll switch over the Polar Express. We will also be running the Moke Express 6 pack on the front side. If you’re on the fence about coming up get off of it as early conditions have never been this good in 15 years! The Christmas Holiday is shaping up to be stellar so don’t miss out and make plans to enjoy Be ar Valley for the coming Holidays. As always we’re about “Pure Mtn Fun”.




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President Trump at the 2018 Project Safe Neighborhoods National Conference

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/08/2018 09:53 AM
Kansas City, Missouri...Thank you very much. (Applause.) Thank you. I appreciate it very much. I want to also thank Matt for the introduction. He’s doing an excellent job — really, a leader. Strong leader. I was also thrilled to announce earlier today that I am nominating, as Matt said, William Barr to take the helm as our new Attorney General. He’s an outstanding man.


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Traffic Update....Three Cows Out Near Lower Moran & Hwy 4

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/08/2018 09:46 AM
Avery, CA...Traffic Update....Three Cows Out Near Lower Moran & Hwy 4

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Traffic Update....Unplanned Off Roading by Silver Lexus Near Milton Rd / Jenny Lind Rd

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/08/2018 07:55 AM
Valley Springs, CA...Traffic Update....Unplanned Off Roading by Silver Lexus Near Milton Rd / Jenny Lind Rd

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Traffic Update....Sedan Off Roadway Near Hwy 4 & Big Trees Road

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/08/2018 07:48 AM
Murphys, CA...Traffic Update....Sedan Off Roadway Near Hwy 4 & Big Trees Road

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Great Gifts From The Clothes Mine!

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/03/2018 05:35 PM
Angels Camp & Sutter Creek, CA...Great Gifts at The Clothes Mine! From sweaters to cozy pajamas, soft flannels to stocking stuffers and small gifts, The Clothes Mine is ready to help you with your Christmas gift shopping! Stop by and see us in the Angels Towne Center. We'll even wrap your gifts for you! Open Sundays 11am-5pm, Monday-Saturday 10am-6pm. 209.890.7532.


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The Elevated Evening News™ Live Tonight at 10pm....Replay of Tonight's Show Below

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/07/2018 10:02 PM
Arnold, CA...The Elevated Evening News™ Live Tonight at 10pm. For tonight we have a replay of the 2018 Murphys Open House from this evening. The feed should go live about 10:07pm as the video is just finishing rendering...

Make Your Cabin Your Home at The Timber Home Store

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/07/2018 02:45 PM
Arnold, CA...Timber Home Store is located in the Cedar Center between Fine Things and Peddlers Market. The Timber Home Store is Owned by Paddy and Pete Neal and offers a variety of home decor, gifts and more!  Warm candles, kitchen items, gourmet foods and fantastic olive oils fill the store with a home-like ambience! The Denali full size throws are a favorite with team members and guests alike. Timber is a small (but mighty) store that provides a fun shopping experience to all that enter.  Welcome to your new Timber Home.









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John Angelo Natalia 1962 - 2018

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/07/2018 02:23 PM
White Pines, CA...John Angelo (AKA Hoss) Natalia was born in Santa Cruz California on October 26, 1962 and passed away on November 28, 2018. He attended Quail Hollow School in Ben Lomond before moving with the family to White Pines in 1972. Then he attended Hazel Fisher Elementary and then Bret Harte High School. He loved baseball, horseshoeing & rodeo. He also had a passion for dirt bikes and could be seen riding wheelies all the way from White Pines to the Texaco Station.

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Get Your Home Ready for the Holidays at Peddlers Market

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/07/2018 12:52 PM
Arnold, CA...Peddlers Market has everything to add a special touch to your home for the holidays. Owners Robert Tedore and Trisha Thompson have turned their love of collecting into Peddlers Market. Their hand-painted furniture gets a new life as a unique statement with a rustic touch. Their eclectic point of view includes the hand painted furniture, rustic, vintage, antique, hand made, and more. They are open Fri-Sun 11-5!




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Traffic Update....Major Injury Overturned Concrete Truck Collision Near Hwy 120 & Rim of the World

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/07/2018 11:45 AM
Groveland, CA...Traffic Update....Major Injury Overturned Concrete Truck Collision Near Hwy 120 & Rim of the World

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CCWD Board Approves Customer Assistance Program

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/07/2018 09:48 AM
San Andreas, CA...The Calaveras County Board of Directors approved a Customer Assistance Program on Wednesday December 5. The program is limited to 200 water customers and 200 sewer customers, and applications for the program will not be available or accepted by CCWD until Wednesday January 2, 2019. Applications will be reviewed on a first-come, first-served basis.


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Traffic Update....Big Rig, Box Truck & SUV Have Gotten Together Near Hwy 109 & Green Springs

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/07/2018 09:16 AM
Jamestown, CA...Traffic Update....Big Rig, Box Truck & SUV Have Gotten Together Near Hwy 109 & Green Springs. Luckily this one is none injury but is still causing a traffic mess.

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President Trump Confirms Bill Barr as AG Nominee & Heather Nauert to UN Before Marine One Departure

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/07/2018 08:56 AM
Washington, DC...So I’ll be going to Kansas City. We’ll be traveling to Missouri. I’m making a speech on law enforcement — a very important subject. I want to confirm that Bill Barr — one of the most respected jurists in the country — highly respected lawyer, former Attorney General under the Bush administration — a terrific man, a terrific person, a brilliant man. I did not know him for — until recently, when I went through the process of looking at people. And he was my first choice from day one. Respected by Republicans and respected by Democrats. He will be nominated for the United States Attorney General.

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Celebrate the Season at Mokelumne Hill's Annual Holiday Open House & Tree Lighting

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/07/2018 08:47 AM
Mokelumne Hill, CA...Discover small town holiday cheer at Mokelumne Hill’s Annual Holiday Open House on Sunday, December 9th, 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm. This quaint, historic, gold rush town comes to life with special activities for the entire family! FREE PARKING AND SHUTTLE FROM WENDELL’S PARKING LOT! Enjoy a Horse Drawn Hay Ride down Main Street and have a photo taken with Santa at the Historic Hotel Leger.  Merchants will be offering special activities such as face painting by Leslie Vasquez at Petroglyphe Gallery and Reindeer Games at McHale’s Revival. Complimentary Holiday Food, Drinks and Surprises at ACME ART, Moke Hill Nuts & Candies, The Old Firehouse, Old Enough to Know Better Antiques, JPM Realty and Renegade Winery.  Get creative at Ed & Brenda's with Ginger-Bread House Decorating and Children's Crafts at the Mokelumne Hill Library. Children can mail their "wish list" to the North Pole at the Mokelumne Hill Post Office.  

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Presidential Proclamation on National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day, 2018

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/07/2018 08:20 AM
Washington, DC...Today, we honor those who perished 77 years ago at Pearl Harbor, and we salute every veteran who served in World War II over the 4 years that followed that horrific attack. On December 7, 1941, America was attacked without warning at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, by the air and naval forces of Imperial Japan. Just before 8:00 a.m., Japanese aircraft ripped through the sky, dropping bombs on ships of the United States Pacific Fleet and on nearby airfields and bases. The attack took the lives of more than 2,400 American service members and wounded another 1,100 American citizens. The brutal surprise attack halted only after nearly two hours of chaos, death, and destruction.

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President Trump and Vice President Pence at a Hanukkah Celebration

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/07/2018 08:11 AM
Washington, DC...Well, thank you very much. How are you? (Applause.) You know our great Vice President and Karen Pence, two spectacular people. And they wanted to be here with us and I wanted to have them. Thank you all for coming to the White House. Melania and I are delighted to welcome you and to wish you a very happy Hanukkah. (Applause.) Happy Hanukkah. This week, America is grieving the loss of President George H.W. Bush, who is being laid to rest today at his library in Texas.

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Murphys Open House is Tonight....A Few Volunteers Still Needed!

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/07/2018 07:44 AM
Murphys, CA...Murphys will be celebrating the start of the holiday season with our Annual Murphys Open House on the first Friday in December, the December 7, 2018, featuring a parade, live music, photos with Santa, shopping, treats and more.  Join us around the firepits and in the shops, restaurants and tasting rooms for an evening that is sure to get you in the holiday spirit. Give them an email at visitmurphys@gmail.com if you can man or woman a traffic closure point for a few min....

Economy Added 155,000 Jobs in November According to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/07/2018 07:17 AM
Washington, DC...Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 155,000 in November, and the unemployment rate remained unchanged at 3.7 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Job gains occurred in health care, in manufacturing, and in transportation and warehousing.

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Mornings with the One Percent™ Live Weekdays 7-10am, This Morning’s Replays are Below

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/07/2018 07:03 AM
Arnold, CA…Mornings with the One Percent™ is live weekday mornings from 7-10am. The premise for the show is that the USDA ranked all 3,142 counties or county equivalents in the USA on a livability or desirability scale based on factors such as climate, scenic beauty, bodies of water for recreation, humidity and much more. All of our area ranked not only in the top one percent but in the top one half of one percent. So in the ups and downs of daily life remember you don’t have to be a Gates, Buffett or Bezos to live like the one percent. Just live here!





Murphys Open House, Not to be Missed Small Town Fun!

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/06/2018 01:39 PM
Murphys, CA...Every year on the first Friday in December, Murphys celebrates the start of the holiday season with a community Open House from 5 to 8 pm on Historic Main Street. Admission is free, the streets are closed to traffic and we are ready to celebrate the winter holidays. Chestnuts will be roasting, carolers will be singing, and Santa will be visiting! A favorite of locals, the annual event is an old-fashioned celebration featuring a parade, holiday treats and entertainment hosted by Main Street merchants, restaurants, wineries and the Murphys Business Association. Santa and the Mrs. Will be available for photos with the kids in the Native Sons Hall. Bring your phone or camera to snap a picture or let our photographer get the shot. The New Horizon Band will be providing music in the Native Sons Hall and Road Trip Espresso will be offering hot drinks for sale nearby.

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Construction Advisory for Repair Work on Hwy 140 in Ferguson Fire Scar Area

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/06/2018 11:52 PM
Mariposa, CA...The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is making ongoing emergency repairs and engaging in rehabilitation work on State Route 140 in the Ferguson Fire burn scar – from Briceburg to the Yosemite National Park boundary. The Ferguson Fire ravaged areas on and near SR-140 both inside and outside Yosemite in summer 2018, creating a need for repairing and replacing culverts (drains), removing and/or trimming potentially hazardous trees and doing roadside slope maintenance.

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Traffic Update....One Way Traffic Controls on Hwy 49 In Tuolumne County

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/06/2018 11:39 PM
TUOLUMNE COUNTY – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will perform various highway construction activities on northbound and southbound State Route 49 (SR-49) from the Mariposa/Tuolumne county line to the Tuolumne/Calaveras county line. Work will occur as follows:

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Caltrans Road Report Through December 15th

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/06/2018 10:33 PM
Angels Camp, CA...The latest schedule of road repairs and maintenance that will affect your travels in our area and as you travel. Locally crews will be working on many of our roadways. Below is Caltrans plans for repairs and maintenance on local roads. It shows the route, county, and location of the possible repairs. Weather and other factors can alter their schedule. For the latest report 2018-12-02 Road Report



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George H.W. Bush's Funeral Service At St. Martin's Episcopal Church In Houston, Texas

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/06/2018 10:27 PM
Houston, TX....George H.W. Bush's Funeral Service At St. Martin's Episcopal Church. This is being run as our news tonight.

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Chips for Kids Toy Drive 2018

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/06/2018 09:51 PM
San Andreas, CA...The California Highway Patrol and Santa’s Express, are once again, teaming up for the annual CHiPs for Kids Toy Drive. The toys will be given to hospitalized and disadvantaged children in Calaveras County just before the Christmas holiday. You can help by bringing new, unwrapped, toys which will be donated to Santa’s Express. CHiPs for Kids collection barrels have been placed around the county at various locations. Toys will be collected until Thursday, December 13, 2018. Collection barrels are at the following locations: California Highway Patrol – San Andreas. Angels Camp Business Association – Angels Camp. Bistro Espresso – Arnold. CHP/Sheriff’s Sub-Station – Arnold. Young’s Payless Market IGA – Copperopolis. Treats General Store – San Andreas. Common Grounds – Valley Springs.

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Take a Winter Drive on Dec 6 2018 from Ganns Meadow to Lake Alpine with Sandi Pearce from Sierra Sentry

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/06/2018 08:25 PM
Dorrington, CA...Take a Winter Drive Nov 30 2018 Meko Dr to Cottage Springs with Sandi Pearce from Sierra Sentry



Traffic Update....Vehicle On Its Roof Near Railroad Flat Rd / Oleo Acres Rd

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/06/2018 04:32 PM
Mountain Ranch, CA...Traffic Update....Vehicle On Its Roof Near Railroad Flat Rd / Oleo Acres Rd

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A Camp Fire Christmas in San Andreas on December 21st

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/06/2018 01:21 PM
San Andreas, CA....A Camp Fire Christmas in San Andreas on December 21st


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Holiday Festival of Wines is December 8 & 9! Shop Small & Local!

Posted by: thepinetree on 12/06/2018 12:47 PM
Murphys, CA...Holiday Festival of Wines! Shop small and shop local this Holiday Season! December 8th-9th following Murphys Holiday Open House, visit wineries and receive special offers and discounts as you shop for wine, wine related merchandise, gift packs and more for your holiday gift giving or entertaining needs. A list of coupons offered by wineries this holiday season is enclosed and enjoy some local savings!





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  5. The Funeral of Former President George H. W. Bush at National Cathedral
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  16. Traffic Update....Vehicle vs Parked Car, Parked Vehicle vs Tree near Big Trees Rd / Main St
  17. Traffic Update...Minor Injury Collision Near Sr26 / Paloma Rd
  18. Traffic Update...Vehicle vs Pedestrian Near Safeway in Martell
  19. Traffic Update....Minor Injury Overturned Vehicle Collision on Poker Flat Rd
  20. Big Trees Market Weekly Ad & Grocery Specials Through December 11th
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  22. Calaveras Board of Supervisors are Back In Action Today with a Full Agenda...(Updated with Meeting Video)
  23. The Elevated Evening News™ Live Tonight at 10pm....Replay of Tonight's Show Below
  24. A Sequoia Woods Membership is the Perfect Christmas Gift
  25. Most Federal Offices Closed on Dec 5th in Honor of George Herbert Walker Bush
  26. Calaveras County Offices Closed Wednesday, December 5, in Recognition of the National Day of Mourning
  27. Camp Fire Claims First Insurance Company Victim
  28. Copper Valley, LLC has Purchased Copperopolis Town Square, Saddle Creek & All Castle & Cook Calaveras Properties
  29. Calaveras County Accepts Resignation of County Administrator and Provides Direction on the Appointment of an Interim Administrator
  30. Manuel Lopez, Named Interim Calaveras County Administrative Officer
  31. Busy Weekend for Tuolumne Deputies Ended in Two Meth Busts.
  32. Mornings with the One Percent™ Live Weekdays 7-10am, This Morning’s Replays are Below
  33. The Outhouse Collection Holiday Open House! Tuesday, December 4th 5-7:30 PM
  34. The Elevated Evening News™ Live Tonight at 10pm....Replay of Tonight's Show Below
  35. Watch Live: George H.W. Bush lies in state for Capitol Rotunda Service in Washington, DC
  36. Millworkz Opens Retail Location in Arnold's Cedar Center
  37. Mornings with the One Percent™ Live Weekdays 7-10am, This Morning’s Replays are Below
  38. HECTOR Rocked The Lucky Penny for Camp Fire Relief!
  39. Jim Bailey Can Insure Your "Building & Loan" & Help You With All Your Insurance Needs
  40. Traffic Update....Jeep Wrangler Stuck in Snow Bank Near Hwy 108 & Pinecrest Lake Road.
  41. Traffic Update....Multiple Vehicle Collision Near Hwy 4 & Seagale Drive.
  42. Hey Good People! December 2nd Bear Valley Update! ~ Mattly Trent
  43. Traffic Update....Subaru vs Tree, Tree vs Power Line, Power Line Down Near Black Oak Rd / Barron Ranch Rd
  44. The Whitehouse on the President’s Working Dinner with China. Progress on Fentanyl & Trade
  45. President Trump and President Xi of China at G-20
  46. President Trump and Chancellor Merkel of Germany at G-20
  47. Take a Winter Drive Nov 30 2018 Meko Dr to Cottage Springs with Sandi Pearce from Sierra Sentry
  48. Traffic Update....Vehicles Slipping & Sliding Near Sr88 / Gayla Dr
  49. Traffic Update....Vehicle 100ft Off Roadway Near Sr88 / Silver Dr
  50. Traffic Update....Vehicle Off Roadway Near Sr4 / Pool Station Rd

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Bear Valley's Mark Phillips narrates a wonderful video that was created for the Ebbetts Pass Historical Association. The Video runs about 50 minutes and gives a fascinating & entertaining view of the history of the Bear Valley Area.

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