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. […]

Music In The Parks Tonight In Mountain Ranch

Music In The Parks Tonight In Mountain Ranch

Mountain Ranch, CA…The DELTA WIRES is a big, high-energy harmonica and horns blues band from the Oakland/San Francisco Bay Area. They were Finalists out of 100 band representatives from blues societies all over the world, in the Blues Foundation’s 2008 International Blues Challenge held in Memphis TN, and were voted “BEST BAND” Oakland/East Bay in […]

Tree Mortality Update From Supervisor Michael Oliveira

Tree Mortality Update From Supervisor Michael Oliveira

Sacramento, CA…I have just returned from the most recent Governor’s Tree Mortality Committee meeting in Sacramento and wanted to take a moment to update you with new developments and information. The most recent Ariel Survey of tree mortality was performed on 5/19/16 and is reporting that there are approximately 693,000 dead trees in Calaveras County, […]

Reminder….Butte Fire Town Hall In Mountain Ranch Tonight

Reminder….Butte Fire Town Hall In Mountain Ranch Tonight

Mountain Ranch, CA…Don’t Forget “The Butte Fire Recovery Town Hall Meeting”! Bring any questions or concerns regarding Hazard Tree Removal. Complete your Right-of-Entry Permit. Wednesday July 13th from 5 p.m.-7 p.m at the Mt. Ranch Town Hall. 8049 Washington St. Mt Ranch. More on the subject… BUTTE FIRE RECOVERY-HAZARD TREE REMOVAL – On Private Property […]

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 […]

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., […]

Local Teens Donate To Help Butte Fire Survivors

Local Teens Donate To Help Butte Fire Survivors

Mountain Ranch, CA…Almost $1,000 was raised by three area high school drama students recently who wanted to help survivors of the Butte Fire. “This is a wonderful, compassionate gesture,” said Allen Sender, Chairman of Calaveras Recovers, as he accepted the check on behalf of the all-volunteer group. Calaveras Recovers is the long-term, post disaster recovery […]

Timothy John Schlenz 1962 – 2016

Mountain Ranch, CA…Timothy John Schlenz was born on June 6th 1962 and passed away on June 7 2016 after a battle with alcoholism. Tim was living in San Andreas, CA at the time of death, but spent the majority of his life in Mountain Ranch, CA. Tim was born and raised in Sunnyvale, CA to […]

Six Local Students Awarded Career & Technical Training (C&TT) Scholarships for 2016

Six Local Students Awarded Career & Technical Training (C&TT) Scholarships for 2016

Angels Camp, CA…Calaveras Community Foundation (CCF) awarded Career and Technical Training scholarships to a total of six high school students during recent award night events. Three Calaveras High School students, two Bret Harte High students and one student from Mountain Oaks will each receive $1,500. From CHS, Breanna Brumet and Cassidi Carter, both from Valley […]

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, […]

EPFW Donates To Butte Fire Recovery

EPFW Donates To Butte Fire Recovery

Arnold, CA…Ebbetts Pass Forest Watch helps with the Butte Fire Recovery donating $1600.00 from their 2016 Love the Forest Concert to Friends Of Rail Road Flat School Butte Fire Recovery Efforts. FORRFS is a Non-Profit Group under the Auspices of Blue Mountain Community Renewal Council. FORRFS provide enrichment classes to students of RRF School in […]

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), […]

May 13 “Gypsy” Tiger Fest Fundraiser in Rail Road Flat

May 13 “Gypsy” Tiger Fest Fundraiser in Rail Road Flat

Violinist Kim Angelis of Astoria, Oregon will return to her former hometown of Rail Road Flat to give a fundraising performance on Friday, May 13. The event will be the 7th annual “Tiger Fest,” which is organized by the Friends of Rail Road Flat School. Since Kim Angelis is known as the “Gypsy Violinist”, the […]