Suspect Captured After Search in Burson

Suspect Captured After Search in Burson

Burson, CA…On May 22, 2019, at about 11:45 AM Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office Deputies noticed a suspicious vehicle parked in a driveway on South Burson RD near Hwy 12, Burson. Deputies attempted to contact driver of the vehicle however, as they approached, the driver exited the vehicle and fled on foot. Deputies recognized the driver […]

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 […]

Traffic Update….Vehicle Off Roadway Near Sr26 / Farris Dr

Traffic Update….Vehicle Off Roadway Near Sr26 / Farris Dr

Valley Springs, CA…Traffic Update….Vehicle Off Roadway Near Sr26 / Farris Dr Incident: 00055 Type: Trfc Collision-No Inj Location: Sr26 / Farris Dr Loc Desc: Lat/Lon: 38.150102 -120.858128 Detail Information 7:32 AM 6 [8] [Notification] [CHP]-Problem changed from 1183-Trfc Collision-Unkn Inj to 1182-Trfc Collision-No Inj by CHP [Shared] 7:31 AM 5 [6] [Appended, 07:31:58] [4] GRY […]

Rain Delay! THE PARTY for Youth Mentoring Will Now Take Place Saturday, June 22, 2019

Rain Delay!  THE PARTY for Youth Mentoring Will Now Take Place  Saturday, June 22, 2019

Vallecito, CA…Due to cold, wet, nasty weather forecast for this weekend, THE PARTY is on “rain delay” and will now take place Saturday, June 22, 2019, from 6-10pm at Vida Buena Farm, 3286 Vallecito Bypass Road, Vallecito. This year’s theme is “Boots and Bling” and tickets are only $40 per person, available now at CalaverasMentoring.org […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Valley Springs Man Arrested on Warrants & Weapons Charges

Valley Springs Man Arrested on Warrants & Weapons Charges

Valley Springs, CA…On May 1, 2019 at about 1:30 PM Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office Deputies initiated a traffic stop on Pardee Dam Road near Campo Seco Road, Valley Springs. Deputies contacted the driver, Daniel Mantz, (age 35 Valley Springs) and discovered he had multiple warrants, six total, issued from Sacramento and Calaveras Counties. Passenger Angela […]

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 […]

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 […]

Marijuana Grow House Eradicated in Valley Springs

Marijuana Grow House Eradicated in Valley Springs

Valley Springs, CA…On April 23rd 2019 the Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office Marijuana Enforcement Team served a search warrant for illegal marijuana cultivation at a residence in the 2000 block of Berkesey Dr., Valley Springs. During the service of the search warrant an indoor marijuana operation was located. Investigators discovered the interior of the residence had […]

Watch for Cyclists as The 39th Annual Copperopolis Road Race…”The Paris-Roubaix of California” Going on Now

Watch for Cyclists as The 39th Annual Copperopolis Road Race…”The Paris-Roubaix of California” Going on Now

Milton, CA…39th Annual COPPEROPOLIS ROAD RACE (No, it is not in Copperopolis, it is nearby in Milton, Calaveras County, CA). A California Road Racing Classic; NCNCA Premier Series and Junior Series Saturday, April 20, 2019. Milton, California (Always the Day before Easter). Course: This is the same course as always: Milton, Rock Creek, Salt Spring […]

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 […]

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