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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

$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 […]

Colby Ryan Fouch, 14 Years Old, Died On April 20, 2016 In West Point, California.

Colby Ryan Fouch, 14 Years Old, Died On April 20, 2016 In West Point, California.

West Point, CA…Colby was born November 18, 2001 in Fresno, California. Colby was an active and prominent 4H member showing guinea pigs, rabbits, pigmy goats, and pigs. He loved being a member of the West Point’s basketball, soccer, and T-ball teams. He was also a Webelos Cubscout participating in pack meetings, events, and outings. Colby […]

West Point Teenager Succumbs To Shooting Accident Injuries

West Point Teenager Succumbs To Shooting Accident Injuries

West Point, CA…On 04/20/16 at 3:40 PM, the Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office responded to an area described as a quarry near the 1100 block of Bald Mountain Road in West Point for a male juvenile who had been shot. A 14 year old male and 16 year old male, both of West Point, were reportedly […]

Bret Harte’s Kaiya Hall Takes Top Spelling Bee Honors

Bret Harte’s Kaiya Hall Takes Top Spelling Bee Honors

San Andreas, CA…The 48th Annual Calaveras County Spelling Bee pitted the county’s top spellers against each other on Thursday, April 14th at the Calaveras River Academy/Mountain Oaks gymnasium. Assistant Superintendent Scott Nanik, the spelling moderator of the event, read words from the Marin County Junior High Spelling Word List. The students wrote the words down, […]

CUSD Board Back In Action On April 19th

CUSD Board Back In Action On April 19th

San Andreas, CA…The Calaveras Unified School District Board will be back in action on April 19th in the board room at the district office in San Andreas. The meeting gets underway for the public with the open session at 6pm. The full agenda is enclosed…. Any individual who requires disability-related accommodations, including auxiliary aids and […]

Calaveras County Sheriff’s Logs Through March 30th

Calaveras County Sheriff’s Logs Through March 30th

San Andreas, CA…The latest activity logs for the Calaveras County Sheriff’s Deputies are enclosed… Daily_Log_03-09-2016 Daily_Log_03-10-2016 Daily_Log_03-30-2016 Daily_Log_03-29-2016 Daily_Log_03-28-2016 Daily_Log_03-27-2016 Daily_Log_03-26-2016 Daily_Log_03-25-2016 Daily_Log_03-24-2016 Daily_Log_03-23-2016 Daily_Log_03-22-2016 Daily_Log_03-21-2016 Daily_Log_03-20-2016 Daily_Log_03-19-2016 Daily_Log_03-18-2016 Daily_Log_03-17-2016 Daily_Log_03-16-2016 Daily_Log_03-15-2016 Daily_Log_03-14-2016 Daily_Log_03-13-2016 Daily_Log_03-12-2016 Daily_Log_03-11-2016

99.5% of Registered Butte Fire Properties Cleared of Debris

99.5% of Registered Butte Fire Properties Cleared of Debris

Mountain Ranch, CA…Debris removal is now complete on 99.5% of participating properties. 3 crews continue to make great progress working a seven day work week. Soil Samples have been approved on 693 properties and erosion control completed on 560 properties. The Building Department continues to encourage residents to submit building plans for review and complete […]

Shots Fired After A Vehicle Collision. Multiple Charges For Rail Road Flat Woman

Shots Fired After A Vehicle Collision.  Multiple Charges For Rail Road Flat Woman

Mountain Ranch, CA…On March 27th at approximately 10:40am Calaveras Sheriff;s Deputies responded to assist CHP Officers with a single vehicle collision in Mountain Ranch on Wharregard Road. Deputies and Officers found a pickup truck on its side off of the roadway. The driver of the vehicle was not at the scene. They also noticed blood […]