Calaveras Students Flex Their Math Muscles

Calaveras Students Flex Their Math Muscles

San Andreas – On May 21st, students from all across Calaveras County flexed their math muscles at the 39th Annual Math Mini Bowl competition at Calaveras River Academy/Mountain Oaks in San Andreas. This year students ran into the competition as their schools were announced, music pumping and spotlights dancing. Excitement mounted as each team prepared […]

Madison Wolfman is the 2019 Calaveras Saddle Queen

Madison Wolfman is the 2019 Calaveras Saddle Queen

Angels Camp, CA…(Frogtown, USA)..Participating in the Saddle Queen Scholarship Competition this year was Kyndal Castle, Macy Liotta, Savannah Stinnett, Madison Wolfman and Delaney Grace. The young women competed for several scholarships as well as special awards. The competition was directed by McKensey and Tammy Middleton. The competition was sponsored by Gold Electric.

Katherine Sharp is Your New 2019 Miss Calaveras! Full Video & Over 60 Photos!

Katherine Sharp is Your New 2019 Miss Calaveras!  Full Video & Over 60 Photos!

Angels Camp, CA…Katherine Sharp, a 17 year old graduate from Connecting Waters Charter School. Katherine has grown up in Mountain Ranch and she loves serving as Vice President in her local 4H club and riding horses. In the fall, she plans on attending UCLA to pursue a degree in neuroscience. It was an interesting evening […]

Board Chair Jack Garamendi Takes The Government Center Frog Jump

Board Chair Jack Garamendi Takes The Government Center Frog Jump

San Andreas, CA…In a contest filled with over 70 Frog Jumps Calaveras Supervisor and Board Chair Jack Garamendi hopped away with the title. He said Rosie the Ribbiter’s record is destined to be broken at the International Frog Jump Finals on the Main Stage at Frogtown on Sunday. We will have video up later..

Calaveras County Arts Council Brings New Dates, New Venues, New Bands & New Art Activities to Music in the Parks.

Calaveras County Arts Council Brings New Dates, New Venues, New Bands & New Art Activities to Music in the Parks.

San Andreas, CA…This summer the Calaveras County Arts Council will shake, rattle and roll summer nights with four new dates and two new venues for their signature admission-free Music in the Parks concert series. In 2019 the Council is shifting four of their weekly concerts to Friday nights—June 14, 21 and August 16 and 23. […]

The Weather Week Ahead for The West Slope & Mother Lode

The Weather Week Ahead for The West Slope & Mother Lode

Arnold, CA…Detailed forecast for West Slope Northern Sierra Nevada. Tonight Mostly clear. At higher elevations, a chance of rain showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening. Lows 34 to 49 higher elevations…45 to 57 lower elevations. Prevailing west winds up to 10 mph shifting to the east after midnight. Monday Partly cloudy […]

Calaveras Tourism Leaps to $205.3 Million in 2018

Calaveras Tourism Leaps to $205.3 Million in 2018

Angels Camp, CA…This week, Dean Runyan published its tourism numbers compiled for Visit California, and we showed a healthy pattern of continued growth for our tourism economy in Calaveras County.  Calaveras Tourism is an economic heavy hitter. Preliminary data for 2018 shows an increase of 5% from $195.5 million to $205.3 million in overall tourism […]

Overturned Big Rig in 13 Corners Area Closed Hwy 49 Sunday Morning

Overturned Big Rig in 13 Corners Area Closed Hwy 49 Sunday Morning

Mokelumne Hill, CA…On 5/5/2019, at approximately 7:50am Anthony Perez, 27 from Riverside was descending SR-49 NB, toward the Amador/Calaveras County line. He was driving between 35-45 MPH in a commercial vehicle as he approached a curve with a 30 MPH warning sign. As as the 2017 Freightliner continued through the curve, due to the speed, […]

Future 2019 Calaveras Royalty Kissed Their Frogs

Future 2019 Calaveras Royalty Kissed Their Frogs

Angels Camp, CA…(Frogtown, USA)…One of the things that makes rural communities wonderful and colorful places to live is their traditions. At the top of the tradition list in Angels Camp and Calaveras County is each year’s Calaveras Saddle Queen & Miss Calaveras Contestants spending a bit of up close and personal time with the Celebrated […]

The 14th Annual Gold Rush Writers Conference at Hotel Leger – May 3, 4, 5, 2019

The 14th Annual Gold Rush Writers Conference at Hotel Leger  – May 3, 4, 5, 2019

Mokelumne Hill, CA…The 14th annual Gold Rush Writers Conference will be held May 3 – 5th in the picturesque Gold Country town of Mokelumne Hill at the historic Hotel Leger. The goal of the Gold Rush Writers Conference is to provide creative writers of all levels a chance to learn from established professionals through workshops, […]

Burn Permits Required May 1st in The TCU

Burn Permits Required May 1st in The TCU

San Andreas – Wednesday, May 1st , 2019, at 8:00 AM 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 will not be restricted; however, a transition […]

Calaveras Transit is Now…”Calaveras Connect” & Much More!

Calaveras Transit is Now…”Calaveras Connect” & Much More!

San Andreas, CA…Try the new Calaveras Connect today! Calaveras Transit is now…”Calaveras Connect” And our name isn’t the only thing that’s new! Direct from Valley Springs to Columbia College – 8X a day. Our Red Line offers direct service from Valley Springs, San Andreas and Angels Camp to Columbia College – 8 round trips each […]

Mountain Melody is Once Again Presenting a Spring Concert Series Called “New York, New York!!!”

Mountain Melody is Once Again Presenting a Spring Concert Series Called “New York, New York!!!”

Mountain Ranch, CA…Fresh from our thrilling concert in Carnegie Hall where we performed with a 200+ voice women’s chorus in a program entitled “Magnificat, Music in Celebration of International Women’s Day,” we will be performing a program of tunes celebrating the vibrant city of New York. The New York concert held in the famous Stern […]

Independence Road Open to Local and Emergency Vehicles

Independence Road Open to Local and Emergency Vehicles

Rail Road Flat, CA…Calaveras County Department of Public Works crews have opened Independence Road ahead of schedule. Please be advised that some areas of Independence Road only have access for one-way traffic and Public Works requests that drivers reduce their speed and use caution throughout the area. Public Works staff is working with California Governor’s […]

San Andreas Rotary is Providing a Big Impact on Their Community

San Andreas Rotary is Providing a Big Impact on Their Community

San Andreas, CA…San Andreas Rotary started with several informal meetings letting the community know that we wanted to start a club. Many community members agreed that this would be the perfect fit. We chartered our club on July 10th 2017. We then needed to search for a place to meet. We finally landed at the […]

Independence Road To Reopen to Local & Emergency Traffic on April 27th.

Independence Road To Reopen to Local & Emergency Traffic on April 27th.

Rail Road Flat, CA…Update on 2019 Winter Storms Disaster INdependence Road Project. Calaveras County Department of Public Works has determined that Independence Road will be re-opened to local traffic and emergency vehicles beginning on Saturday, April 27, 2019, barring any unforeseen circumstances. Please be advised that some areas of Independence Road will only have access […]

The 14th Annual Gold Rush Writers Conference at Hotel Leger – May 3, 4, 5, 2019

The 14th Annual Gold Rush Writers Conference at Hotel Leger  – May 3, 4, 5, 2019

Mokelumne Hill, CA…The 14th annual Gold Rush Writers Conference will be held May 3 – 5th in the picturesque Gold Country town of Mokelumne Hill at the historic Hotel Leger. The goal of the Gold Rush Writers Conference is to provide creative writers of all levels a chance to learn from established professionals through workshops, […]

Calaveras County 2019 Teachers of the Year

Calaveras County 2019 Teachers of the Year

Murphys, CA…Each year the Angels-Murphy Rotary recognizes one teacher from each of the districts within Calaveras County and one teacher from the Calaveras County Office of Education. Recipients this year, from left to right, are Gordon Sadler, Bret Harte High School; Gigi Young, Copperopolis Elementary; Audrey Smith, West Point Elementary; Jared Hungerford, Calaveras County Office […]

Countywide Calaveras Alert Test on May 2nd.

Countywide Calaveras Alert Test on May 2nd.

San Andreas, CA – On Thursday, May 2, 2019 at 10 A.M. the Calaveras County Office of Emergency Management (OEM) will be performing a system wide test of the Calaveras Alert Emergency Notification System. We would like to remind everyone that this is just a TEST. OEM is encouraging all residents to sign up for […]

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