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 […]

Calaveras High Celebrates Fire Program EMR Certifications

Calaveras High Celebrates Fire Program EMR Certifications

San Andreas, CA….Calaveras High Schools CTE (Career Technical Education) Fire Program just graduated these boys with their EMR (Emergency Medical Responders) Certifications. They put in collectively 2800 hours. Their teacher Suzanne Butler put this awesome ceremony together for them today. Thank you Assembly member Frank Bigelow for presenting resolutions to each student. Thank you Supervisor […]

Mary Louise (MacPherson) Taylor September 9, 1921 – April 2, 2019

Mary Louise (MacPherson) Taylor September 9, 1921 –  April 2, 2019

Rail Road Flat, CA…Mary was born in Copper Lake, Nova Scotia, near Loch Haber and Antigonish, to the late Jessie (Sears) and James MacPherson. She was pre-deceased by brother John William Bernard MacPherson, close cousins John Lawrence, Andy, Herb, George & Neal Sears, step-brother Richard Brine, brother-& sister-in-law Eddie & Jackie Taylor, sister-and brother-in-law Eva […]

The “Empty Bowls” International Project to Fight Hunger

The “Empty Bowls” International Project to Fight Hunger

Mountain Ranch, CA…Help Fight Hunger at our “Empty Bowls” cause event on April 7th, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the Mountain Ranch Youth Alliance and Resource Center, located at 7869 Mountain Ranch Road in Mountain Ranch. “Empty Bowls” is an international project to fight hunger, with ceramic personalized by artists and local organizations on […]

Indoor Marijuana Grow Eradicated in Mountain Ranch

Indoor Marijuana Grow Eradicated in Mountain Ranch

Mountain Ranch, CA…On 03-29-2019 members of the Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office Marijuana Enforcement Team served a search warrant for an illegal indoor marijuana grow at a residence in the 8000 block of Mountain Meadow Drive in Mountain Ranch. Investigators found an entire two story house, barn and carport had been converted for marijuana cultivation. A […]

Central Calaveras Fire & Rescue Protection District Needs You!

Central Calaveras Fire & Rescue Protection District Needs You!

Mokelumne Hill, CA…Central Calaveras Fire & Rescue Protection District currently has one vacant Board position. Interested applicants must reside in the District and be registered voters. This position is a four-year term ending December 2020. Responsibilities include: • Attend monthly Board Meetings • Participate on two Board Committees • Participate in Annual Budget review • […]

Mountain Ranch 4H Club Chili Cook Off Fundraiser

Mountain Ranch 4H Club Chili Cook Off Fundraiser

Mountain Ranch, CA…Join us for a fun filled day at our competitive chili cook off with a $100 cash prize and trophies. Our 4H kids will have a petting zoo and educational materials about their projects. A bake sale, dessert auction, silent auction and snack bar will be available. Additionally this year we are welcoming […]

Fatal Industrial Accident Outside of Mokelumne Hill Took The Life of Ansel John Bowman

Fatal Industrial Accident Outside of Mokelumne Hill Took The Life of Ansel John Bowman

Mokelumne Hill, CA…The sad family notifications have been made and it can now be released that it was Ansel John Bowman who lost his life yesterday from an industrial accident. John was born on September 4th, 1961. The accident occured during brush and tree clearing operations. While the investigation is ongoing initial reports are that […]

Thunderstorm Warning from National Weather Service Sacramento

Thunderstorm Warning from National Weather Service Sacramento

Arnold, CA…At 308 PM PST, scattered strong thunderstorms were located near San Andreas south to near Sonora and La Grange, moving northeast at 30 mph. Half inch hail is possible with these storm along with heavy rain. Locations impacted include…Sonora, Jackson, San Andreas, Calaveras Big Trees SP, Paloma, Big Bend Summit, Ione, Valley Springs, Rail […]

John R. George, Jr. 1960 – 2019

John R. George, Jr. 1960 – 2019

Mountain Ranch, CA…We mourn the death of a local hero, John R. George, Jr. John was born on January 13th, 1960 in Apollo Pennsylvania, he was 59. He called Mountain Ranch his home since 2004. John passed away at home of a massive heart attack in the presents of his wife Barbara, first responders and […]

Change in County Transfer Station Hours Starting Today

Change in County Transfer Station Hours Starting Today

San Andreas, CA…The hours of operation at the six Calaveras County Transfer Stations including the Red Hill and Wilseyville Yard Waste Facilities will change effective March 1, 2019 to match existing operating hours at the Rock Creek Landfill.  The number of operational hours and days of operation remains unchanged.  Hours of operation are being moved […]

Calaveras County Additional Road Related Information as of 12:15 PM

Calaveras County Additional Road Related Information as of 12:15 PM

San Andreas, CA…Calaveras County Additional Road Related Information as of 12:15 PM. Please find below additional County road related information as of 12:15 PM Mudslides – Railroad Flat Road from Railroad Flat to Wilseyville, multiple locations including boulders in roadway Winton Road, approximately ½ mile up from SR26, multiple locations Flooding – Deer Run Lower […]

Hard Working PG&E Crews Working to Keep the Grid Alive….4,031 Dark at this Time.

Hard Working PG&E Crews Working to Keep the Grid Alive….4,031 Dark at this Time.

Arnold, CA…Hard Working PG&E Crews working out in the weather are keeping the Grid alive even as trees keep falling, cars keep crashing. They just work each outage and keep on rolling. As of this morning 4,031 are in search of current in Amador, Alpine, Calaveras & Tuolumne Counties…

Pioneer Electric Can Have You Powered Up For Any Occasion

Pioneer Electric Can Have You Powered Up For Any Occasion

Arnold, CA…Pioneer Electric is a licensed and insured, full service electrical contracting business servicing: Calaveras, Tuolumne and beyond since 1984.and provide a full range of electrical and services for homes and businesses. Our service area includes: Arnold, Angels Camp, Sonora, Murphys, Copperopolis, Mountain Ranch and surrounding areas. We provide top-notch electrical services including general repair […]

PG&E Grid Straining with Next Storm Wave as 1,690 Without Power

PG&E Grid Straining with Next Storm Wave as 1,690 Without Power

Arnold, CA….Just as the hard working PG&E crews had everything patched back up after the last storm another one is making its way into our area. The winds from the leading edge have knocked the power our for 1690 at this time. The bulk of the outages are in Amador & Calaveras. Tuolumne has a […]

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