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Consumer Prices Jump Most in Single Month Since 2012

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/14/2021 06:54 PM
Washington, DC...The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) increased 0.6 percent in March on a seasonally adjusted basis after rising 0.4 percent in February, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. The March 1-month increase was the largest rise since a 0.6-percent increase in August 2012. Over the last 12 months, the all items index increased 2.6 percent before seasonal adjustment.

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Tuolumne County Sheriff's Dept. Activity Logs for April 6th

Posted by: News_Desk on 04/14/2021 06:07 PM
Sonora, CA...The latest Tuolumne County Sheriff's Deputies Activity Logs are enclosed...

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Tuolumne County Sheriff's Dept. Activity Logs for April 8th

Posted by: News_Desk on 04/14/2021 06:04 PM
Sonora, CA...The latest Tuolumne County Sheriff's Deputies Activity Logs are enclosed...

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Tuolumne County Sheriff's Dept. Activity Logs for April 7th

Posted by: News_Desk on 04/14/2021 05:57 PM
Sonora, CA...The latest Tuolumne County Sheriff's Deputies Activity Logs are enclosed...

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Tuolumne County Sheriff's Dept. Activity Logs for April 5th

Posted by: News_Desk on 04/14/2021 05:52 PM
Sonora, CA...The latest Tuolumne County Sheriff's Deputies Activity Logs are enclosed...

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Tuolumne County Sheriff's Dept. Activity Logs for April 4th

Posted by: News_Desk on 04/14/2021 05:48 PM
Sonora, CA...The latest Tuolumne County Sheriff's Deputies Activity Logs are enclosed...

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Tuolumne County Sheriff's Dept. Activity Logs for April 3rd

Posted by: News_Desk on 04/14/2021 05:45 PM
Sonora, CA...The latest Tuolumne County Sheriff's Deputies Activity Logs are enclosed...

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Tuolumne County Sheriff's Dept. Activity Logs for April 2nd

Posted by: News_Desk on 04/14/2021 05:42 PM
Sonora, CA...The latest Tuolumne County Sheriff's Deputies Activity Logs are enclosed...

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Criminal Charges Filed Against PG&E Related to the Kincade Fire

Posted by: News_Desk on 04/14/2021 05:39 PM
Santa Rosa, CA... April 6th, 2021. District Attorney Jill Ravitch has announced that after a thorough investigation, her office today initiated criminal proceedings against Pacific Gas and Electric Company ("PG&E") for its role in causing the 2019 Kincade Fire. The criminal complaint, filed with the Sonoma County Superior Court, alleges that PG&E recklessly caused the fire that started on the night of October 23, 2019 at the Geysers Geothermal Field northeast of Geyserville. Specifically, the complaint charges PG&E with 5 felonies and 28 misdemeanors, including unlawfully causing a fire that resulted in great bodily injury, unlawfully causing a fire that resulted in the burning of inhabited structures, and unlawfully causing a fire that resulted in the burning of forest land, as well as various air pollution crimes.

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No Charges Against Capital Police Officer who Killed Unarmed Ashli Babbitt on January 6th

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/14/2021 05:22 PM
Washington, DC...The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia and the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Department of Justice will not pursue criminal charges against the U.S. Capitol Police officer involved in the fatal shooting of 35-year-old Ashli Babbitt, the Office announced today.

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View 88 Fuels Reduction and Prescribed Fire Readiness Project Begins Shared Stewardship in the Highway 88 Corridor

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/14/2021 05:12 PM
Pioneer, CA...Calaveras Healthy Impact Product Solutions (CHIPS), working together with the Eldorado National Forest, is starting work on the View 88 Fuels Reduction and Prescribed Fire Readiness Project to protect communities, forests, critical habitat, and water resources from wildfire. The work is funded by a $999,196 Sierra Nevada Watershed Improvement Program (WIP) from the Sierra Nevada Conservancy (SNC) that was awarded in June 2020.

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Big Trees Market Weekly Ad & Grocery Specials Through April 20th! Shop Local & Save!!

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/14/2021 12:16 PM
Arnold, CA...Big Trees Market is working hard to keep the shelves stocked for you! They have also implemented enhanced safety, cleaning and social distancing procedures in the store. These include plastic shields between staff and public in the checkstands. Click on an image below for full sized version.





Now Accepting Patients, Meet Dr. Flores-Merritt. Expert in General Surgery and Kindness.

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/14/2021 12:08 PM
San Andreas, CA...Now Accepting Patients, Meet Dr. Flores-Merritt. Expert in General Surgery and Kindness. Dr. Isabella Flores-Merritt, Board Certified General Surgeon is now accepting patients at the San Andreas Multispecialty Clinic and the James Dalton Medical Office in Angels Camp. Dr. Flores-Merritt has more than 15 years of experience, and completed her general surgery residency at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center, Temple University where she became the chief resident. Call 209.754.9232. Isabella Flores-Merritt, MD, FACS General Surgeon Board Certified

Angels Food and Sierra Hills Markets Weekly Ad April 14 ~ 20

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/14/2021 11:54 AM
Angels Camp & Murphys, CA...Angels Food and Sierra Hills Markets Weekly Ad April 14 ~ 20. Our Weekly Meat, Produce, Deli, Cheese and Bakery Specials. Shop Local ~ Buy Local Quality Food and Hometown Service!

Memorial for Erik Malmin, 30 of Angels Camp will be April 16th

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/14/2021 11:26 AM
Angels Camp, CA...Erik Malmin was one of a kind. Known for his positive energy, charismatic nature, and “epic hugs,” always with a smile on his face. He was genuinely caring and loved with his whole heart. An entrepreneur and free spirit, he loved music and spent many years running sound at festivals and touring with multiple bands. Life was his greatest adventure and he made the most of every moment.

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Suspect Arrested for La Grange Man's April 3rd Murder

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/14/2021 11:08 AM
Sonora, CA...39-year-old Luis Cifuentes was arrested on Monday in Madera by Tuolumne County Detectives for the earlier reported murder of 29-year-old Cayetano Duarte-Perez in La Grange on April 3. After only one week of investigation, Detectives quickly identified Cifuentes as the suspect in the case. Detectives were able to obtain a warrant for Cifuentes’s arrest, and search warrant for both his home and vehicle.

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Bret Harte Union High School District Now Hiring Three Special Education Paraprofessionals

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/14/2021 09:49 AM
Angels Camp, CA...Bret Harte Union High School District Job Announcement. Position(s): Three (3) Special Education Paraprofessional(s). Work Year: 10 Month employee (Full Year = 183 days). One position will work 20 summer school (ESY) days. Start Date: 2021-2022 school year. Hours per day: 6.5 hours per day. Salary: Range 7: $17.49-$19.24 p/hour, depending on experience. DESCRIPTION: Under the direct supervision of the Special Education Teacher/Case-Manager, classroom teacher(s), and School Site Administrators/Principal, the Inclusion Paraprofessional will perform necessary duties to assist in the planning and implementation of a program for special needs children in both special education and inclusive settings. Full Details are below....

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Bret Harte Union High School District Now Hiring Student Body/Athletic Secretary

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/14/2021 09:19 AM
Angels Camp, CA...Bret Harte Union High School District Job Announcement. Position(s): Student Body/Athletic Secretary. Work Year: 195 workdays; 8 hours per day; 5 days per week. Start Date: July 2021 (2021-2022 School Year). Salary: Range 9; $18.38 - $20.22, Depending on Experience. Description: Supervised by the Principal, the Student Body/Athletic Secretary will perform specialized clerical and financial record keeping skills, including bookkeeping procedures to maintain the Student Body Accounts as well as collateral responsibilities related to Transportation Fees and responsibilities associated with the Athletic Program. An employee in this classification will collect fees, fines, and other monies related to the financial transactions of student organizations and district monies. Full Details are below...

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Bret Harte Union High School District Now Hiring Bus Drivers

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/14/2021 09:14 AM
Angels Camp, CA...Bret Harte Union High School District Job Announcement. Position(s): Bus Driver (Training Available), Also, Bus Driving Class-if interested, contact Transportation Director at 209-736-2067. Certificates: Valid Class B/Passenger Endorsement/Current DMV Physical/CHP Special Certificate. Work Year/Hours: Full Year is 180 school days; 5 days per week, 4-hours per day. Start Date: 2021-22 School Year. Salary: $19.31 - $21.24 Depending on Experience. Full Details are below...

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President Biden at a Congressional Tribute for U.S. Capitol Police Officer William Evans

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/14/2021 08:14 AM
Washington, DC...Madam Speaker; Majority Leader Schumer; Minority Leader McCarthy; my friend, Minority — Minority Leader McConnell; members of Congress; Chairman of the Joint Chiefs, General Milley; Attorney General Garland; Mayor Bowser; all the Capitol Hill Police and all that are here to pay tribute to this Capitol policeman who fell in the line of duty; Acting Chief Pittman, and the men and women of the Capitol Police Force: I’m sorry — the second time in two months we have such a ceremony.

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Mornings with the One Percent™ Live Weekdays 7-10am, This Morning's Replays Are Below!

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/14/2021 07:01 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!





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Johnson & Johnson on COVID-19 Vaccine Pause

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/13/2021 10:18 PM
New Brunswick, NJ...The safety and well-being of the people who use our products is our number one priority. We are aware of an extremely rare disorder involving people with blood clots in combination with low platelets in a small number of individuals who have received our COVID-19 vaccine. The United States Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are reviewing data involving six reported U.S. cases out of more than 6.8 million doses administered. Out of an abundance of caution, the CDC and FDA have recommended a pause in the use of our vaccine.

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

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/13/2021 10:02 PM
Arnold, CA...The Elevated Evening News™ Live Tonight at 10pm.

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$20 million Available for Shovel-Ready Forest & Wildfire Resilience Projects in Sierra Nevada

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/13/2021 07:25 PM
Auburn, CA...The Sierra Nevada Conservancy (SNC), a California state agency, announced the availability of $20 million dollars for the implementation of shovel-ready forest health projects in the region.  The Immediate Action Wildfire and Forest Resilience directed grant program was made possible by an early action wildfire and forest resilience budget approved by the legislature and the Governor earlier today. The early action budget includes $20 million for the SNC and is part of a $1-billion forest and wildfire resilience funding proposal under consideration by state leaders.

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Traffic Update....Vehicle vs Pedestrian Near Main St / Yankee Hill Rd

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/13/2021 06:20 PM
Columbia, CA...Traffic Update....Vehicle vs Pedestrian Near Main St / Yankee Hill Rd


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Helping Customers Prepare For Wildfire Season: PG&E Hosting Weekly Regional Wildfire Safety Webinars

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/13/2021 04:40 PM
San Francisco, CA...As part of its commitment to the safety of its customers and the communities it serves, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) is working year‑round to make its system safer, to prevent wildfires and to improve Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) events.

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Need to Regrade Your Driveway? Defensible Space? Brush Clearing? Give MTW a Call at 925.963.4820

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/13/2021 11:38 AM
Arnold, CA...It's that time of the year to regrade the rain and vehicle ruts for a smooth ride and trim the overgrown grass and weeds. Since 1977 MTW Concrete has been serving their customer's needs. Residential & Commercial Defensible Space, Light & Heavy Brush Mowing, Clearing, Grading, Demo Work, Stump Grinding & Concrete Work. Give Tim Webb a Call at 925.963.4820 or email at mtimwebb@yahoo.com License #350450

The SNAC Family Thanks You for Shopping Locally!! Your Outdoor Social Distancing Activity Destination!!

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/13/2021 11:00 AM
Arnold, Murphys & Sonora, CA...Since 1994, Sierra Nevada Adventure Co. has been providing the community with Gear For Wild Environments! We started 26 years ago in downtown Sonora after outgrowing our mail order business, The Eddy Mart. Now it's evolved into 3 stores. Sonora - 173 So. Washington St. 209-521-5621 Our Climbing & Backpacking headquarters. Arnold - 2293 Hwy. 4.209-795-9310 Specializes in Rentals of flatwater Kayaks, Stand-up Paddleboards & Canoes in the Summer & Skis, Snowboards & Snowshoes in the Winter. Murphys - 448 Main St. 209-728-9133 Offers a great selection of Men's & Women's Clothing & Footwear for wine tasting! All store stock everything you'll need to get your Disc Golf game on!

April 17th Rotary Drive Thru Rib Dinner! Get Your Tickets Now!

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/13/2021 10:27 AM
San Andreas, CA...Come join us on April 17th for a homestyle drive thru cookout at the Treats parking lot. Each meal comes with a half slab of mouthwatering delicious BBQ pork ribs, a corn on the cob, coleslaw and, homemade cornbread. There will be music while you wait in your vehicle for a dinner that hits the spot! Raffle tickets are available onsite for $10! Tickets are available on line or at Gooney's Bar & Grille or Farmers Insurance in San Andreas & at The Parlour Pub in Valley Springs.

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Shred Fest 2021 is April 17

Posted by: thepinetree on 04/13/2021 10:27 AM
Murphys, CA...Angels-Murphys Rotary Club’s annual document shredding and electronic waste recycling event! Free to Calaveras County residents. This year we will have a drive-through system in the Black Bart Parking Lot. Please have your papers and/or electronics in the trunk of your vehicle and we will unload it for you.

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  1. Prescribed Fire Fuels Reduction on Shiloh VMP April 13 & 14
  2. Calaveras County 2021 RTP Survey
  3. Mornings with the One Percent™ Will Start at 9am Today...New Stories Are Below
  4. Minnesota Enforces Curfew, Deploys National Guard After New Police Shooting Sparks Riots
  5. The Elevated Evening News™ Live Tonight at 10pm...Tonight's Replay is Below
  6. President Biden before Meeting with Bipartisan Group of Members of Congress to Discuss the American Jobs Plan
  7. President Biden at a Virtual CEO Summit on Semiconductor and Supply Chain Resilience
  8. Traffic Update....80 Year Old Father Hits RP's Mom with Vehicle near Buchanan Rd / Carter St
  9. Traffic Update....Male Laying on Ground, Vehicle Thru Fence Near Sr108 / Obyrnes Ferry Rd
  10. Traffic Update....Truck Fire Near Greeley Hill Rd / McMahon Rd
  11. Traffic Update....Minivan vs Fence on Pool Station Road
  12. Inside View with Host Sid Marsh & Independent Filmmaker Manuel Crosby
  13. Erik Malmin, 30 from Angels Camp Lost His Life In Early Saturday Morning Collision
  14. Angels-Murphys Rotary Club 2021 Officers of the Year
  15. A Bit of Wisdom from Henry Clay
  16. Weather this Wildfire Season with Solar + Storage! Call (209) 425-2277 your Free Quote Today!
  17. Mornings with the One Percent™ Live Weekdays 7-10am, This Morning's Replay are Below!
  18. Shop, Click & Deliver with Express Purchase from Sonora Ford
  19. Traffic Update....Non-Injury Collision & Vehicle Off Trailer Near J59 / Redhill Rd
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  21. Hideki Matsuyama Wins Masters, Becomes First Men's Major Champion from Japan
  22. Your Road to a Pre-Covid Body in a Post-Covid World Starts at Family 4 Fitness!
  23. Traffic Update....Goat in & out of Lanes near Obyrnes Ferry Rd / Sanguinetti Ct
  24. Traffic Update...Minor Injury Motorcycle Down Collision on Six Mile Road
  25. Celebrate Spring with April Wine Specials from Black Sheep Winery!
  26. The Festival Will Go On! The Bear Valley Music Festival Returns July 23rd - August 1st!!
  27. Hey Good People!! Your Pure Mountain Fun Awaits Through April 18th!!
  28. Stevenot Winery Now Open for Wine Tastings! Reservations Recommended
  29. How Deregulating Real Estate Markets Can Solve America’s Shortage of Affordable Housing ~ By Dustin Romney
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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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