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 […]

Winter is Here, at Least for the Next Few Days.

Winter is Here, at Least for the Next Few Days.

Arnold, CA…Winter has arrived along the West Slope Northern Sierra Nevada according to the National Weather Service. Today Rain at lower elevations…and rain and snow at higher elevations. Highs 35 to 50 higher elevations…44 to 59 lower elevations. No snow accumulation lower elevations…3 to 5 inches higher elevations. Snow level 6500 feet increasing to above […]

“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 […]

Kenneth James Ingle Passed Away at 56, on November 3rd

Kenneth James Ingle  Passed Away at 56, on November 3rd

Mountain Ranch, CA…Kenneth James Ingle—“Ken” a certified electrician and lock smith, and all around Handy-Man. There as not a job that Ken could not handle. A longtime resident of Mountain Ranch, Ca, Ken unexpectedly died on November 03, 2017 during a vehicle accident. Ken is survived by his mother Kathleen and Step Father Brian, a […]

Ken James Ingle, 56 from Mokelumne Hill Passed Away in Mountain Ranch Collision

Ken James Ingle, 56 from Mokelumne Hill Passed Away in Mountain Ranch Collision

Mountain Ranch, CA…On November 3, 2017, at approximately 1505 hours, Ken James Ingle was driving his 2000 Ford Explorer northbound on Michel Road, north of Cave City Road at an unknown speed. For unknown reasons, Ingle allowed his vehicle to drive across the southbound lane and onto the west shoulder. Ingle’s vehicle subsequently collided with […]

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

Vicki Harrington Named Mentor of the Month for November

Vicki Harrington Named Mentor of the Month for November

Angels Camp, CA…The Calaveras Youth Mentoring Program is pleased to announce that Sheep Ranch resident Vicki Harrington has been named Mentor of the Month for November 2017. Vicki and her nine-year-old mentee Cris have been matched in the Mentoring Program for just over a year. “Vicki is an exceptional volunteer,” said Katie Lackler, coordinator of […]

Traffic Update…Fatal Vehicle into Tree Collision Near Michel Road & Mountain Ranch Road.

Traffic Update…Fatal Vehicle into Tree Collision Near Michel Road & Mountain Ranch Road.

Mountain Ranch, CA…Just after 3pm this afternoon CHP reported a vehicle vs tree collision near Michel Road & Mountain Ranch Road. Initially a medi-flight was requested and CHP was done but the patient was too severly injured to survive. Our thoughts and prayers are with another family who’s lives have taken a tragic turn for […]

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 […]

Mountain Ranch Haunt Walk, Harvest Festival and Masquerade Ball

Mountain Ranch Haunt Walk, Harvest Festival and Masquerade Ball

Mountain Ranch, CA…On Saturday, October 28th from 10am-4:30 pm, we are also hosting the Harvest Fest at the MRYA Resource Center. The Harvest Fest is a family-oriented event with entertainment, activities for the kids and adults, vendors and food. 10 am-Noon: Fiddler Blake Ritter, Noon: Bake Sale, 1:00-4:30 pm: Brian Jirka and The Cabby Band. […]

Four Marijuana Eradications this Week With Over 1,000lbs of Marijuana Seized

Four Marijuana Eradications this Week With Over 1,000lbs of Marijuana Seized

San Andreas, CA…The following information is to update on the status of the Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office Marijuana Enforcement Team’s recent activities: 10/24/2017 At about 0950 hours Sheriff’s deputies assisted Code Enforcement Officers in serving an abatement warrant that had been obtained by Calaveras County Code Compliance at an address in the 8000 block of […]

Armed Robbery with Truck Stolen in Mountain Ranch

Armed Robbery with Truck Stolen in Mountain Ranch

Mountain Ranch, CA…On 10/24/2017 at approximately 04:40 AM Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a report of an armed robbery having occurred at a property in the 9000 Block of Whiskey Slide Road in Mountain Ranch. The 55 year old male victim reported that two Hispanic male subjects came on the property, restrained him […]

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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