Indoor Marijuana Grow Eradicated in Valley Springs

Indoor Marijuana Grow Eradicated in Valley Springs

Valley Springs, CA…On 11/16/2017, Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office Deputies and Calaveras County Code Compliance attempted to conduct a compliance inspection of a registered indoor personal marijuana grow site in the 3500 block of Dunn Road in Valley Springs. Deputies were unable to make contact with anyone at this residence but heard movement and a cell […]

California Hospital Association’s Rural Healthcare Center Advisory Board Taps Mark Twain Medical Center CEO Bob Diehl as New Appointee to Focus on Access to Care for Rural Hospitals

California Hospital Association’s Rural Healthcare Center Advisory Board Taps Mark Twain Medical Center CEO Bob Diehl as New Appointee to Focus on Access to Care for Rural Hospitals

San Andreas, CA…Dignity Health announced that Bob Diehl, President and CEO of Mark Twain Medical Center, has been named to the California Hospital Association’s Rural Healthcare Center Advisory Board. Diehl’s three-year term begins Jan. 1, 2018. “I’m excited to join an advisory board that is committed to meeting the healthcare needs of patients in rural […]

Car Theft Suspect Arrested in Paloma

Car Theft Suspect Arrested in Paloma

Paloma, CA…On 11-16-17 at approx. 0445 hours, an anonymous citizen called 9-1-1 to report trespassers. Upon deputies’ arrival, a male and female were located inside a garage. The male suspect told deputies that his vehicle was stuck in the mud nearby. Deputies found a truck and trailer blocking a drive-way. Sheriff’s deputies determined that the […]

Completed Vista Del Lago Signal Project Brings Improvements to State Route 26

Completed Vista Del Lago Signal Project Brings Improvements to State Route 26

Valley Springs, CA…The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has recently completed a $3.8 million intersection improvement project on State Route 26 (SR-26) in Valley Springs. The project installed a four-way stop light at the intersection of SR-26 and Vista Del Lago Drive to improve efficiency for motorists and enhance pedestrian accessibility for residents in the […]

Suspect Attempts to Stab Deputy During Domestic Violence Incident

Suspect Attempts to Stab Deputy During Domestic Violence Incident

Wallace, CA…On 11-10-17 at approx. 9:25pm Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a report of a domestic disturbance at a residence on Cottontail Lane in Wallace. The reporting party who called dispatch stated a male subject at that location was intoxicated, armed with a knife, and possibly suicidal. Upon deputies’ arrival an argument was […]

Calaveras County Public Access TV Studio PATV Schedule for the Week of November 10 – 16

Calaveras County Public Access TV Studio PATV Schedule for the Week of November 10 – 16

San Andreas, CA…Calaveras Community TV is located in San Andreas, CA. We are a non-profit organization which helps facilitate the local studio and air original community programming to your home. The goals for PEG Access Television are to promote free speech, foster diverse points of view, encourage communications, create opportunities, encourage artistic expression, expand educational […]

“Tackle Your Health” Sparks Men’s Health Conversation

“Tackle Your Health” Sparks Men’s Health Conversation

San Andreas, CA…It’s a fact, most men do not talk about their health – with family, friends or especially with a physician. That’s changing in Calaveras County where four community-minded men are speaking out on the topic during Men’s Health Month in November. Bret Harte High School Coach Casey Kester, Calaveras High School Coach Jason […]

Traffic & Fire Update…Structure Fire In Valley Springs Area

Traffic & Fire Update…Structure Fire In Valley Springs Area

Valley Springs, CA….CHP is reporting a fire near Hartvickson Ln / Hanley Dr in the Valley Springs area. Scanner traffic has a fully involved structure fire. Please use caution in the area… Incident: 00122 Type: Report of Fire Location: Hartvickson Ln / Hanley Dr Loc Desc: Lat/Lon: 38.147999 -120.848400 Close Detail Information 9:22 AM 3 […]

Mother Lode League Football Regular Season Winds Down

Mother Lode League Football Regular Season Winds Down

Sonora, CA…The Bret Harte Bullfrogs traveled to Sonora the Frogs ended up on the smaller side of of a 70-15 final score. Calaveras quieted the roar of the Linden Lions 49-0. Summerville rolled over Amador 35-10. Argonaut ended up on the south end of a non-conference game against Dixon 7-35

Say No to Drugs Poster Contest Winners & Prizes

Say No to Drugs Poster Contest Winners & Prizes

San Andreas, CA…Yesterday, November 2nd 2017, Sheriff Rick DiBasilio presented several students from Valley Springs Elementary School, Avery Middle School and Michelson Elementary School with backpacks and school supplies as prizes. These students participated in the Sheriff’s Office third annual ‘Say No to Drugs’ Poster Contest that concluded last week coinciding with Red Ribbon Week. […]

The Annual Stone Soup & Halloween at Calaveras Government Center with Video & Over 190 Photos

The Annual Stone Soup & Halloween at Calaveras Government Center with Video & Over 190 Photos

San Andreas, CA…We had the honor to be one of the Judges at the Annual Stone Soup festivities at the Government Center. This day and fundraiser for the local food bank was originally promoted by the late Chief Probation Officer Michael Kriletich and former CAO Jennie Boyce. It’s goals were to enhance the community spirit […]

Men’s Health is Workshop Focus for the Month of November

Men’s Health is Workshop Focus for the Month of November

San Andreas, CA…Men’s health is the topic of a free workshop on Nov. 9 at Mark Twain Medical Center. “Tackle Your Health” is the theme for the 10 a. m. to noon event focusing on lifestyle and health resources for men. A variety of presenters and health resource organizations will be featured and lunch is […]

CUSD Teachers Strike is Over! All CUSD Schools to Open Tomorrow Staffed By CUSD Teachers

CUSD Teachers Strike is Over!  All CUSD Schools to Open Tomorrow Staffed By CUSD Teachers

San Andreas, CA…An agreement was reached today between the district and the teachers union, as a result of ongoing negotiations. All schools will be open tomorrow, with Calaveras Unified teachers in place, so that we can begin to move forward together. I apologize for the impact of the teachers strike and sincerely look forward to […]

CUSD Elementary Schools Reopening on Monday, October 23

CUSD Elementary Schools Reopening on Monday, October 23

San Andreas, CA…All elementary school sites will be open effective Monday, October 23. There will be sufficient staffing in place, using CUSD staff as well as substitute staff, to provide a safe, secure and productive learning environment for our elementary students. We are also working to re-open our middle school and high schools as soon […]

CTA Stands in Solidarity with Calaveras Teachers

CTA Stands in Solidarity with Calaveras Teachers

Burlingame, CA…California Teachers Association President Eric Heins issued the following statement today in support of the Calaveras Unified Educators’ Association’s strike over unresolved disputes concerning class sizes, school safety issues and professional pay. “All students, regardless of ZIP code, deserve a quality education taught by highly qualified teachers, and that is especially true for our […]

Negotiations Continue Between CUSD & Teacher’s Union. CUSD Offers 2% Signing Bonus & 3% Salary Increase

Negotiations Continue Between CUSD & Teacher’s Union.  CUSD Offers 2% Signing Bonus & 3% Salary Increase

San Andreas, CA…As CUSD continues negotiations with the Calaveras Unified Educators Association (CUEA), the district is working to address areas of need without jeopardizing our fiscal ability to provide programs to meet the needs of our students. To date, our offers have already provided the following: · Reduced class sizes in grades TK-3 to 24:1 […]

Calaveras Teachers Remain on Picket Lines; Will Canvass Community for Support to End Strike

Calaveras Teachers Remain on Picket Lines; Will Canvass Community for Support to End Strike

San Andreas, CA…Calaveras teachers are back on the picket lines today after talks Wednesday failed to settle a fair contract for teachers. “We thought we had a deal on Wednesday, we came in ready to settle this and not strike based on what we heard from Superintendent Mark Campbell and the school board. And it […]

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