Calaveras County Public Health Issues Heat Advisory To Residents

Calaveras County Public Health Issues Heat Advisory To Residents

San Andreas, CA…Calaveras County Public Health Services has issued a heat advisory for the County. We urge the public to act now to prevent heat-related illness. Temperatures of 100 degrees or more are expected over the next several days. Dr. Kelaita, County Health Officer, stated, “Taking action now can prevent the possibility of heat-related illness. […]

Fire Update…Great Work By Ground & Air Firefighters Keep Fire To 5 Acres On Whiskey Slide

Fire Update…Great Work By Ground & Air Firefighters Keep Fire To 5 Acres On Whiskey Slide

Mokelumne Hill, CA…Great work by air and ground units & crews kept a vegetation fire to 5 acres in the Whiskey Slide and Jesus Maria Road area. Let’s be careful out there… Incident: 00262 Type: Report of Fire Location: Whiskey Slide Rd / Jesus Maria Rd Loc Desc: Lat/Lon: 38.289631 -120.598351 Close Detail Information NO […]

The Premier Of “The One Percent” Weekly Entertainment Show

The Premier Of “The One Percent” Weekly Entertainment Show

Arnold, CA…Tonight is the Premier of “The One Percent” it gets its name from the USDA Study that ranked all 3,111 counties in the lower 48 based on the “natural amenities index”. The index hopes to be “a measure of the physical characteristics of a county area that enhance the location as a place to […]

Beth Childs/Genna Hurst Scholarship Awarded by Calaveras Community Foundation (CCF)

Beth Childs/Genna Hurst Scholarship Awarded by Calaveras Community Foundation (CCF)

San Andreas, CA…The Beth E. Childs/ Genna Hurst Renewable Scholarship administered by the Calaveras Community Foundation was presented during the Awards night at Calaveras High School in early June. The 2016 scholarship committee selected Kelly Baird as the recipient. Kelly, an ambitious young woman with a 4.306 GPA, is the daughter of proud parents, Hope […]

Reminder Don’t Miss The July 4th Parade Celebration In Mokelumne Hill

Reminder Don’t Miss The July 4th Parade Celebration In Mokelumne Hill

Mokelumne Hill, CA…Get your patriotic fill in Mokelumne Hill at the annual 4th of July Celebration. Festivities begin with a Pancake Breakfast at the Town Hall from 7:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Eggs, ham, pancakes, orange juice and coffee for $5.00. It’s a great buy and helps support the Veteran’s Memorial District in its efforts […]

Mokelumne Hill’s Daniel E. Hayner, 65 Passed Away In Fatal ATV Accident On June 27th

Mokelumne Hill’s Daniel E. Hayner, 65 Passed Away In Fatal ATV Accident On June 27th

Mokelumne Hill, CA…It can now be released that it was Mokelumne Hill’s Daniel E. Hayner, 65 that passed away in the Fatal ATV Accident On June 27th. Details are as follows: On 06/27/2016 at approximately 1730 hours, a 65 year old Mokelumne Hill man was riding an Arctic Cat ATV eastbound on Jesus Maria Rd., […]

Strike Team 4051 Update From Alpine County Sheriff’s Office

Strike Team 4051 Update From Alpine County Sheriff’s Office

Bear Valley, CA…Strike Team 4051 is departing the Erskine Fire in Kern County. This team consisted of engines and personnel from: Bear Valley, Angels Camp, Copperopolis, Mokelumne Hill, West Point, Strike Team Chief from Murphys I understand they may be heading to the fire near Auburn and I’ll let you know if we get any […]

The Calaveras High Class of 2016 Marches Onward & Upward! Full Video & Photo Coverage

The Calaveras High Class of 2016 Marches Onward & Upward!  Full Video & Photo Coverage

San Andreas, CA…We have full video and picture coverage of last night’s Calaveras High School Graduation.  Just click on the group photo below for a high resolution photo.  The class 2016 had 16 Valedictorians and  all Valedictorians achieved a straight 4.0 GPA or above for all four years.    The Calaveras High Class of 2016 was […]

Countywide Math Mini Bowl Competition Goes Tech Savvy

Countywide Math Mini Bowl Competition Goes Tech Savvy

San Andreas, CA…The Calaveras County Office of Education held its 36th Annual Math Mini-Bowl competition at Calaveras River Academy/Mountain Oaks School in San Andreas on Thursday, May 26, 2016. Approximately 120 fifth and sixth grade students from Calaveras County Schools put their math skills to the test. The following schools were represented: Albert Michelson Elementary, […]

Historic Hotel Leger’s Third Season Of “Backyard Blues ‘n’ BBQ” Is Going On Now!

Historic Hotel Leger’s Third Season Of “Backyard Blues ‘n’ BBQ” Is Going On Now!

Mokelumne Hill, CA…The Historic Hotel Leger’s third season of their food and music series, “Backyard Blues ‘n’ BBQ” is underway! The Fabulous Blues Shifters kicked off the season last Sunday of Memorial Day weekend, and there are 14 more outstanding Blues bands from the region that will be performing live in the Hotel’s outdoor Pool […]

CUSD Threads The AB30 Needle & Calaveras High Logo To Remain The Same

CUSD Threads The AB30 Needle & Calaveras High Logo To Remain The Same

San Andreas, CA…Calaveras High School was faced with AB30 this year which mandated the removal of our Redskin Mascot, which has been in place since the mid 1940’s. The dignity and pride that we have maintained in the use of our logo will not change. Our Mascot Selection Committee was comprised of Calaveras High School […]

Makayla Ruthrauff Is Miss Calaveras 2016! Her court is Sierra Stackpole & Brighton Hamari. Full Video & Photos

Makayla Ruthrauff Is Miss Calaveras 2016!   Her court is Sierra Stackpole &  Brighton Hamari.  Full Video & Photos

Frogtown, USA…The 2016 Miss Calaveras Is….Makayla Ruthrauff and her court is Sierra Stackpole & Brighton Hamari. Miss Ruthrauff follows in the royal footsteps of her mother and sister. The Miss Calaveras competition for 2016 was a great show and great group of young ladies. Taking the stage for Miss Calaveras were Macy Breaux (Bret Harte), […]

Sydney “Syd” Mathos Cilenti 1932 – 2016

Sydney “Syd” Mathos Cilenti 1932 – 2016

Mokelumne Hill, CA…Surrounded by love, Sydney “Syd” Mathos Cilenti passed away at Mark Twain Convalescent Hospital (San Andreas) early Sunday evening on May 8, 2016. She was 83. Syd considered herself a life-long resident of Calaveras County having moved here in 1953. With her husband, Joe Mathos, Syd ran the gas station in downtown Moke […]

Community Debates Marijuana Industry Urgency Ordinance! Hundreds Attend Board Meeting

Community Debates Marijuana Industry Urgency Ordinance!  Hundreds Attend Board Meeting

San Andreas, CA….The Calaveas Board of Supervisors will no doubt be meeting until early this evening hearing debate and comment on the proposed Marijuana growing ordinance before the board today. It is rural America at a crossroads and a culture clash all rolled into one. The growers are looking for clarity and many in the […]

Arts Council Celebrating Mary Jane Genochio’s Career Sunday

Arts Council Celebrating Mary Jane Genochio’s Career Sunday

Mokelumne Hill, CA…On Sunday May 1st, at 5pm the Calaveras Arts Council is hosting a “bring your own basket” picnic to celebrate the well-deserved retirement of Executive Director, Mary Jane Genochio, and wish out-going Office Manager, Wendy Muster, all the best in her expanded life in San Francisco. At the same time we will be […]

$50,000 Grant Given For Butte Fire Rebuilding Efforts…Contractors & Funds Needed For 80 Homes

$50,000 Grant Given For Butte Fire Rebuilding Efforts…Contractors & Funds Needed For 80 Homes

San Andreas, CA…A $50,000 grant from the California Endowment was given to Calaveras Recovers recently through the Amador Community Foundation, which is the fiscal sponsor of the local group dedicated to recovery from the Butte Fire. In April, concrete foundations were poured for the first two homes being built by Calaveras Recovers for the uninsured […]

Raft the Mokelumne River with O.A.R.S. to Benefit the Calaveras Youth Mentoring Program Sunday, May 22, 2016!

Raft the Mokelumne River with O.A.R.S. to Benefit the Calaveras Youth Mentoring Program Sunday, May 22, 2016!

Angels Camp, CA…Visitors and residents can enjoy a relaxing and memorable rafting experience on the 2016 Mokelumne River Rafting Adventure on Sunday, May 22. Local rafting company O.A.R.S. has secured a Special-Use Permit to raft a gorgeous, mostly gentle, six-mile stretch of the Mokelumne River as a thank-you gift to community members who donate $75 […]