California’s Educators Mourn as Another Tragic Attack Hits Students, Colleagues

California’s Educators Mourn as Another Tragic Attack Hits Students, Colleagues

Burlingame, CA… CTA President Eric Heins released this statement after learning of yet another tragic shooting, this time in Tehama County, and ended at the Rancho Tehama Elementary School, where five people, including the gunman, were killed this morning. Three students were wounded, one on the school campus and two who were on their way […]

Trip Through High Sierra Among SMUG’S November 14 Highlights

Trip Through High Sierra Among  SMUG’S November 14 Highlights

Arnold, CA…A trip through High Sierra, with stops at other Apple points of interest, will be the main topic at the Tuesday, November 14 meeting of the Sierra Macintosh Users Group (SMUG). The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. in the assembly room of the Ebbetts Pass Fire District, 1037 Blagen Rd., Arnold, just off […]

Student Athletes Sign Collegiate Letters of Intent at Bret Harte

Student Athletes Sign Collegiate Letters of Intent at Bret Harte

Angels Camp, CA…Three student athletes signed their official letter of intent to pursue their athletic and academic interests next year at the collegiate level at a ceremony held at Bret Harte Union High School on November 9, 2017. Senior Katie Juarez signed with Valley City State University in Valley City, North Dakota where she will […]

“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 […]

Amador Flyfishers Hosting Free Fly Fishing Faire Saturday, December 2

Amador Flyfishers Hosting Free Fly Fishing Faire Saturday, December 2

Jackson, CA…Amador FlyFishers (AFF) will be hosting a free Fly Fishing Faire Saturday, December 2, from 10am to 2pm at Detert Park, 530 Highway 49, Jackson, California. There will be booths with club members demonstrating the use of the tools of the sport and answering questions to help attendees learn more about the wonderful sport […]

Researchers Achieve Breakthrough in 3D Printed Marine Grade Stainless Steel

Researchers Achieve Breakthrough in 3D Printed Marine Grade Stainless Steel

Livermore, CA…”Marine grade” stainless steel is valued for its performance under corrosive environments and for its high ductility — the ability to bend without breaking under stress — making it a preferred choice for oil pipelines, welding, kitchen utensils, chemical equipment, medical implants, engine parts and nuclear waste storage. However, conventional techniques for strengthening this […]

“The Dodge Brothers” Lecture at Angels Camp Museum

“The Dodge Brothers” Lecture at Angels Camp Museum

Donn Marinovich has a history in Tuolumne County as a General Contractor but his passion lies with the study and preservation of vintage Dodge Brothers Trucks. Marinovich is an officer of the Northern California Dodge Brothers & Sisters, a chapter of the worldwide Dodge Brothers Club that was founded in 1983 and is dedicated to […]

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. […]

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 […]

Regular Marijuana use Linked to More Sex According to Stanford Study

Regular Marijuana use Linked to More Sex According to Stanford Study

Palo Alto, CA…The first study to examine the relationship between marijuana use and frequency of sexual intercourse at the population level in the United States shows a positive correlation between the two. Stanford researchers analyzed data and found a positive association between frequency of marijuana use and frequency of sexual intercourse. The jury’s still out […]

Vegetation Fire Under Investigation Near Sonora High School

Vegetation Fire Under Investigation Near Sonora High School

Sonora, CA…On Tuesday October 24th, just before 1:00 P.M., the Sonora Police Department received a call of a vegetation fire on Snell Street west of Sonora High School. Sonora Fire and Police Department officials responded to the area. Upon arrival, fire officials observed a vegetation fire located on the hillside along the north roadway edge […]

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 […]

Speakers Explore Today’s California Native American Experience

Speakers Explore Today’s California Native American Experience

Columbia, CA…The Columbia College Foundation will host an enlightening look at the changes and challenges of today’s Native American experience Thursday, November 16. Speakers include author and ethnic studies professor Dr. Melissa Moreno of Woodland Community College, Carlos Giesdorf (Me-Wuk), Cultural Coordinator of the Tuolumne Band of Me-Wuk, and Columbia College Counselor Stephanie Beaver (Hupa) […]

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 […]

Due to Teachers Strike all Calaveras Unified Schools to Remain Closed on Friday

Due to Teachers Strike all Calaveras Unified Schools to Remain Closed on Friday

San Andreas, CA…Given the ongoing uncertainty regarding available teaching and support staff due to the teachers strike, and the resulting inability to secure sufficient staffing to operate safe, secure and productive schools, all CUSD schools will be closed on Friday. We are working to determine who will be reporting to their assigned positions and what […]

Schools Forced to Close as Calaveras Teachers Strike

Schools Forced to Close as Calaveras Teachers Strike

San Andreas, CA…Calaveras teachers are on strike today after late night talks failed to settle a fair contract for teachers. The 138 teachers in the Calaveras Unified School District (CUSD) will be picketing at eight locations. Superintendent Mark Campbell was forced to close schools for today, despite claiming last week that the district was prepared […]

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