EPSBA Presents Birds of Chicago with Bill Welles June 21

Murphys, CA…We would like to invite you to a concert with Birds of Chicago and Bill Welles on June 21 at 6pm at Brice Station Amphitheater. With only 300 tickets available this is a sure sell-out. Bring a picnic and a low back chair. Food, wine and beverages will be available for purchase. Tickets are only […]

Fire Report…Riding Lawn Mower Sparks 4 1/2 Acre Fire

Fire Report…Riding Lawn Mower Sparks 4 1/2 Acre Fire

Copperopolis, CA…A 4 1/2 Acres grass fire sparked by a riding lawn mower kept firefighters busy yesterday afternoon. Additional details are enclosed May 11, 2105 15-CATCU 004665 CAL FIRE CAL FIRE Tuolumne/Calaveras Unit Fire Report Fax #: 754-1959 or call 754-3831 Location (Town, street address, intersection, etc.) 7000 BLOCK TAPADERO ST, COPPEROPOLIS, CALAVERAS COUNTY Time […]

Eat The Biggest Frog First ~ Mark Twain

Eat The Biggest Frog First ~ Mark Twain

“If it’s your job to eat a frog, it’s best to do it first thing in the morning. And If it’s your job to eat two frogs, it’s best to eat the biggest one first.” Mark Twain

Survey of 35,000 Americans Finds Christians Have Declined Sharply as Share of Population; Unaffiliated and Other Faiths Have Continued to Grow

Survey of 35,000 Americans Finds Christians Have Declined Sharply as Share of Population; Unaffiliated and Other Faiths Have Continued to Grow

Washington, DC…The Christian share of the U.S. population is declining, while the number of U.S. adults who do not identify with any organized religion is growing, according to an extensive new survey by the Pew Research Center. Moreover, these changes are taking place across the religious landscape, affecting all regions of the country and many […]

Now Is The Time To Get In Shape For Summer At Family 4 Fitness ~Video Interview With Kenny Lee

Now Is The Time To Get In Shape For Summer At Family 4 Fitness ~Video Interview With Kenny Lee

Vallecito, CA…We have the pleasure to spend a few minutes speaking with Family 4 Fitness’s Kenny Lee. He brought us up to speed on all the latest at the premier fitness club in Calaveras County. They have added tons of new equipment and the club features fresh new paint as well. Family 4 Fitness offers […]

Copperopolis Town Square Holds Inaugural Frog Jump

Copperopolis Town Square Holds Inaugural Frog Jump

Copperopolis, CA…The Copperopolis Town Square was center of the Frog Jump world on Friday as they held their Inaugural Frog Jump. Ron Dwelley and crew brought the Calaveras County Fair & Frog Jump Frogmobile and Frogs to The Square last Friday. Merchants and visitors took their shot at Frog Jump glory. This year’s event was […]

Sonora, Ebbetts & Monitor Passes Open

Sonora, Ebbetts & Monitor Passes Open

Bear Valley, CA…The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has removed the snow, cleared the debris and made the necessary repairs to reopen State Route 4 (SR-4) over Ebbetts Pass this morning, Monday, May 11, 2015. In addition, crews reopened Monitor Pass (SR-89) on Saturday, May 9, 2015, and Sonora Pass (SR-108) in Tuolumne County today. […]

Caltrans Weekly Road Report For The Week Through May 16th

Caltrans Weekly Road Report For The Week Through May 16th

Stockton, CA…The latest Caltrans District 10 Road Report is enclosed. It will give you a good idea of where construction is planned here locally and in our surrounding counties…. M4EA 4 SJ 15.3 19.4 05/11/15 05/14/15 8:30 15:01 EB/WB Begin: Fresno Avenue/Crosstown Freeway End: State Route 99/Crosstown Freeway Restriction: Intermittent #3, #1 of 3 lanes, […]

Junior Miss Calaveras Crowned, Jr. Frog Jump Winners Announced

Junior Miss Calaveras Crowned,  Jr. Frog Jump Winners Announced

Angels Camp, CA…The Junior Miss Calaveras Pageant and Junior Frog Jump were held concurrently on Saturday, May 9 from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM at the Altaville Melones Fire District station in Angels Camp.  The Junior Miss Calaveras Queen and her court are as follows: QUEEN: Devyn Pryor, 12 of Avery Middle School, 1st Princess: […]

Doris Barger To Celebrate 8th Annual Golf Outing

Doris Barger To Celebrate 8th Annual Golf Outing

Angels Camp, CA…Doris Barger, founder and first president of the Mark Twain Hospital Foundation thirty one years ago, will once again delight golf participants with her traditional golf cart tour of the Greenhorn Creek golf course during play on June 8 at the golf outing named in her honor. The tournament is a favorite of […]

Missing Person: Dane Allen Casey, 49, 5’11”, 170lbs, brown hair, brown eyes. Last seen in the West Point area.

Missing Person: Dane Allen Casey, 49, 5’11”, 170lbs, brown hair, brown eyes. Last seen in the West Point area.

West Point, CA…On 05-06-15 at about 1000 hours, The Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office was informed of a voluntary missing 49 year old adult from West Point. The 49 year old, Dane Allen Casey, was last seen on Matson Lane on April 29th at about 1800 hours, possibly enroute to cut wood in the wilderness area […]

Beautiful Spring Temps For The Weekend

Beautiful Spring Temps For The Weekend

Arnold, CA…Today..Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain and snow showers in the morning… Then a chance of rain showers…snow showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Not as cool. Highs 42 to 57 higher elevations…52 to 66 lower elevations. Snow level 6500 feet increasing to 7500 feet in the afternoon. Prevailing northeast […]

Murphys to Markleeville – “The Schedule” – May 8 to May 16

Murphys to Markleeville – “The Schedule” – May 8 to May 16

Arnold, CA…“The Schedule” is published every Thursday by the Ebbetts Pass Visitors Center and includes everything happening from Murphys to Markleeville. For more detailed info visit The Schedule. Please come by and pick one up or contact the Visitors Center at info@epvc.org to have your event included in “The Schedule.” Click Above For Full Sized […]

Frog Fun at the Capitol

Frog Fun at the Capitol

Sacramento, CA…Senator Tom Berryhill (R-Twain Harte) is pleased to announce the winners of the 41st annual Capitol Frog Jump. Elected officials, legislative staffers, media and members of the public jockeyed their frogs in hopes of winning the coveted trophies. There are three winning categories: longest, shortest and media jump. There were no flies in the […]

Tioga Road and Glacier Point Roads in Yosemite National Park Temporarily Closed

Tioga Road and Glacier Point Roads in Yosemite National Park Temporarily Closed

Yosemite, CA…The Tioga Road and Glacier Point Roads in Yosemite National Park are temporarily closed due to snow and icy conditions. A storm system in the area necessitated the temporary closure. The park is currently receiving snow at the higher elevations Both roads will remain closed throughout today and will open when conditions permit safe […]

Widespread Power Outages In Arnold Area

Widespread Power Outages In Arnold Area

Arnold, CA…Lightning has knocked out power in the Avery Arnold area. At this time PGE is reporting 6774 customers without power at this time. Initially they have an 8:45am restoral time. More to follow…Update as of 7:48am…PG&E has brought power back on for over 2,000 and now the outage total has dropped to 4323

This Week at the Angels Camp CHS Thrift Store Adoption Center – SUNNY!

This Week at the Angels Camp CHS Thrift Store Adoption Center – SUNNY!

Angels Camp, CA…Stop by the Calaveras Humane Society’s Thrift Store Cat Adoption Center in Angels Camp, located in Angels Town Center at 240 S. Main St./Hwy 49, open Thurs.-Sat., 11am to 5pm. Sunny is a guest from Animal Services this week. He and several other shelter kitties are available for adoption through CHS during their […]

Yuko “Betty” Keck Farrow, 62 Passed Away On April 26th

Yuko “Betty” Keck Farrow, 62 Passed Away On April 26th

San Andreas, CA…Yuko “Betty” Keck Farrow, 62, of San Andreas (and more recently, Stockton) passed away unexpectedly Sunday April 26, 2015 in West Sacramento. She is survived by her ex-husband Robert Farrow, daughter Tami Farrow, son Richard Farrow (and daughter in law, Norma), son David Farrow, brothers Kenny, Paul, and David Keck, sister Louise Keck, […]

Frankie “Frank” Joe Brady 1941 – 2015

Frankie “Frank” Joe Brady  1941 – 2015

San Andreas, CA…Frankie “Frank” Joe Brady of San Andreas, CA Born: Nov. 13, 1941 in Selma, CA Entered into Rest: April 22, 2015 in San Andreas, CA. A native of Selma, CA Frank moved to Oxnard and attended Oxnard High School with his longtime friend, John Trueblood. In years past he road motorcycles and enjoyed […]

Classical Revolution Comes to Petroglyphe Sunday Fine Art Concert Series on May 31

Classical Revolution Comes to Petroglyphe Sunday Fine Art Concert Series on May 31

Mokelumne Hill, CA…Classical Revolution Presents the SOUND UNDERGROUND JAZZ TRIO at Petroglyphe Gallery on Sunday, May 31. Talking about a revolution . . . Sound Underground Jazz Trio is revolutionizing the music world. Classical Revolution got its start at San Francisco’s Revolution Café. It has since become a “movement”, spanning 30 cities, now making its […]

TRAFFIC ALERT: Sonora Pass Closing At 4 PM TODAY Due To Weather Conditions

TRAFFIC ALERT: Sonora Pass Closing At 4 PM TODAY Due To Weather Conditions

Pinecrest, CA…Due to an incoming storm to hit the area, the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will close Sonora Pass (State Route 108) at Kennedy Meadows today (May 6, 2015) at 4:00 p.m. Caltrans will reopen the pass once weather permits and crews make the necessary repairs to the roads. For the latest road condition […]

Heavy Fire Equipment Operator Training Happens within TCU

Heavy Fire Equipment Operator Training Happens within TCU

San Andreas, CA…The CAL FIRE Academy (Ione), in coordination with the Tuolumne- Calaveras Unit (TCU), is conducting Heavy Fire Equipment Operator (HFEO) Training west of Angels Camp, along the east side of Fowler Peak Lookout. The training started April 20, 2015, and will run through June 26, 2015. CAL FIRE hired 30 new HFEOs statewide […]