Distance Learning for the Remainder of the 2019-20 School Year for all Calaveras Schools

Distance Learning for the Remainder of the 2019-20 School Year for all Calaveras Schools

Angels Camp – “Based upon the statements from Governor Newsom and the letter from State Superintendent of Public Instruction Thurmond on March 31, 2020, we are looking at the reality that school campuses will not be reopening for standard operations for the remainder of the school year. It is important to understand we are not […]

Calaveras County Public Health Officer Clarifying “Stay-at-Home” Order Banning Recreational Stays at Lodging Facilities

Calaveras County Public Health Officer Clarifying “Stay-at-Home” Order Banning Recreational Stays at Lodging Facilities

San Andreas, CA..Calaveras County Public Health Officer Order Clarification of Governor’s and State Health Officer’s “Stay-at-Home” Order as Related to Lodging Facilities, March 26, 2020. WHEREAS, a state of emergency has been declared by the State of California, and local emergencies have been declared in Calaveras County in response to the virus COVID-19; and WHEREAS, […]

CCWD to Conduct Sewer Smoke Testing in Copperopolis Starting March 26

CCWD to Conduct Sewer Smoke Testing in Copperopolis Starting March 26

Copperopolis, CA…The Calaveras County Water District will be conducting smoke testing on its sewer system in Copperopolis from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the area of Arrowhead St., Bayview Dr. and Signal Hill Trail starting Thursday March 26 and continuing through the beginning of next week. Community members will observe smoke coming from various […]

CCWD Board Temporarily Suspends Utility Bill Late Fees and Lock-offs

CCWD Board Temporarily Suspends Utility Bill Late Fees and Lock-offs

San Andreas, CA…On Wednesday March 25, the Calaveras County Water District (CCWD) Board of Directors voted unanimously to suspend utility bill late fees and lock-offs until June 1st. This is a temporary order in response to the COVID-19 emergency.  CCWD customers are still responsible for paying standard base rates and consumptive charges on-time, but penalties […]

School Closure Extension Announced for Calaveras County Schools

School Closure Extension Announced for Calaveras County Schools

Angels Camp, CA…Based on the recommendations from Dr. Dean Kelaita of the Calaveras County Public Health Department, the Calaveras County superintendents have made a unified, regional decision to extend school closures for at least as long as California Governor Gavin Newsom’s ‘Stay at Home Order’ is in effect. The safety and wellness of students, families […]

National Doctors’ Day 2020 is Monday, March 30 in United States

National Doctors’ Day 2020 is Monday, March 30 in United States

San Andreas, CA…Our doctors never seek gratitude. But they sure deserve it. On Doctors’ Day, we celebrate the dedicated professionals who impact, improve, and yes, save lives. Our doctors are the face of our medical centers and we couldn’t be prouder. Not just for everything they do, but for the kind and compassionate ways in […]

A Snowy & Wet Week Ahead, Perfect Weather for Staying In

A Snowy & Wet Week Ahead, Perfect Weather for Staying In

Arnold, CA…Detailed forecast from the National Weather Service for the West Slope Northern Sierra Nevada. Today Mostly cloudy. At lower elevations, a chance of rain showers in the morning, then rain showers in the afternoon. At higher elevations, a chance of rain and snow showers in the morning, then rain and snow showers likely in […]

Dignity Health Offers Free Virtual Urgent Care Visits for Patients Experiencing COVID-19 Symptoms

Dignity Health Offers Free Virtual Urgent Care Visits for Patients Experiencing COVID-19 Symptoms

San Andreas, CA….Dignity Health Mark Twain Medical Center today announced the launch of a free virtual urgent care service, Virtual Care Anywhere, for anyone in our community experiencing mild to moderate symptoms of the new coronavirus. Virtual urgent care visits are being encouraged as an initial care option for anyone who would like to discuss […]

CCWD Reminder to Only Flush Toilet Paper To Help Keep Wastewater Operators Safe

CCWD Reminder to Only Flush Toilet Paper To Help Keep Wastewater Operators Safe

San Andreas, CA…CCWD would like to remind everyone that, other than human waste, toilet paper is the only acceptable flushable item. Paper towels, sanitary wipes, swiffers, etc., can damage wastewater infrastructure and require operators to work in close proximity to raw sewage. COVID‐19 can be present in wastewater, so it is particularly important during this […]

Scott Nanik, Superintendent of Schools at Calaveras County Office of Education speaking regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Scott Nanik, Superintendent of Schools at Calaveras County Office of Education speaking regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Angels Camp, CA…Scott Nanik, Superintendent of Schools at Calaveras County Office of Education speaking regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19).  Coronavirus Information & Resources.  From the desk of Calaveras County Superintendent of Schools Scott Nanik:  We continue to be in uncharted territory. Yesterday I was on Facebook LIVE for Calaveras County OES. You can find it at […]

Collaborative Decision Initiates Calaveras School Closures Till April 6th

Collaborative Decision Initiates Calaveras School Closures Till April 6th

Angels Camp, CA…Today the Calaveras County Superintendent of Schools Scott Nanik coordinated a conference call with Calaveras County School District Superintendents and the Calaveras County Public Health. Based upon the recommendation of Public Health all Calaveras County schools will be closed immediately with hopes of reopening on April 6, 2020. Student, staff and community safety […]

Traffic Update….Vehicle Partially Submerged in Man Made Lake Near Stagecoach Rd / Buckboard Dr

Traffic Update….Vehicle Partially Submerged in Man Made Lake Near Stagecoach Rd / Buckboard Dr

Copperopolis, CA…Traffic Update….Vehicle Partially Submerged in Man Made Lake Near Stagecoach Rd / Buckboard Dr Incident: 00098 Type: Trfc Collision-Unkn Inj Location: Stagecoach Rd / Buckboard Dr Loc Desc: 1/2 MILE JEO Lat/Lon: 37.985655 -120.691393 Detail Information 11:19 AM 8 [13] [Rotation Request Comment] 1039 SAM BERRI TOW 209-728-3931 11:18 AM 7 [12] A49-002 REQ […]

Over Three Feet of Needed Snow Headed To The High Country

Over Three Feet of Needed Snow Headed To The High Country

Arnold, CA…From the National Weather Service in Sacramento the Detailed forecast for West Slope Northern Sierra Nevada. Rest Of Today Mostly sunny. Highs 44 to 59 higher elevations… 56 to 66 lower elevations. Prevailing southwest winds 5 to 15 mph with gusts to around 30 mph. Tonight At lower elevations, rain likely in the evening, […]

35th Annual Calaveras County Science Fair Exhibits Wow

35th Annual Calaveras County Science Fair Exhibits Wow

San Andreas, CA…Saturday, March 7, 2020 marked the 35th Annual Calaveras County Science Fair with students participating from across the county. The annual event is held at the Calaveras River Academy/Mountain Oaks gymnasium in San Andreas and is made possible in part by a grant from the Teichert Foundation. Reese Roeder, a 6th grader from […]

Road Improvement Work on O’Byrnes Ferry Road Left Turn Lane Project has resumed

Road Improvement Work on  O’Byrnes Ferry Road Left Turn Lane Project has resumed

Copperopolis, CA…Construction has resumed at the O’Byrnes Ferry Road and Duchess Drive intersection in Copperopolis. This intersection will once again be impacted by construction to create a left turn lane and improve safety at the intersection. Motorists and pedestrians are urged to use caution in the area. Construction will take place on weekdays from 7:00 […]

35th Annual Calaveras County Science Fair Exhibits Wow

35th Annual Calaveras County Science Fair Exhibits Wow

San Andreas, CA…Saturday, March 7, 2020 marked the 35th Annual Calaveras County Science Fair with students participating from across the county. The annual event is held at the Calaveras River Academy/Mountain Oaks gymnasium in San Andreas and is made possible in part by a grant from the Teichert Foundation. Reese Roeder, a 6th grader from […]

Copperopolis Elementary Closed Starting Tomorrow After Student Tests Positive for Covid-19

Copperopolis Elementary Closed Starting Tomorrow After Student Tests Positive for Covid-19

Copperopolis, CA…From MTUSD…”Dear Families, Teachers, and Staff, On Tuesday, March 10th after school dismissal, Calaveras Public Health confirmed that two members of a family in Copperopolis tested positive for novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Their exposure to COVID-19 occurred outside of Calaveras County. One of those cases is currently enrolled at Copperopolis Elementary School. The public health […]

Coronavirus Arrives Locally as Two Cases of Confirmed COVID-19 in Copperopolis

Coronavirus Arrives Locally as Two Cases of Confirmed COVID-19 in Copperopolis

San Andreas, CA…On March 10, 2020, following the informational update to the Board of Supervisors regarding novel coronavirus (COVID-19), Calaveras Public Health received confirmation that two members of a family in Copperopolis tested positive for COVID-19. Their exposure to COVID-19 occurred outside of Calaveras County. One of those community members is a child, who is […]

Traffic Update….Injury Collision Off of Obyrnes Ferry Road. Injured Patient Taken to Doctors Hospital

Traffic Update….Injury Collision Off of Obyrnes Ferry Road.  Injured Patient Taken to Doctors Hospital

Copperopolis, CA…Traffic Update….Injury Collision Off of Obyrnes Ferry Road. Injured Patient Taken to Doctors Hospital Incident: 00161 Type: Trfc Collision-1141 Enrt Location: Obyrnes Ferry Rd / Cosmic Ct Loc Desc: Lat/Lon: 37.935110 -120.604019 Detail Information 2:39 PM 6 [20] 1039 CAL SO – PTY BEING TRANSPORTED TO DRS MOD 1:35 PM 5 [14] NEG VISIBLE […]

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