Sonora Man Passes Away After Accident

Sonora Man Passes Away After Accident

Mi-Wuk Village, CA…An 86 year old Sonora man slumped over in tow truck and passed away after an accident just after noon yesterday. The accident occurred on Hwy 108 near Wheeler Road. A Tucson, AZ man was driving a 2012 Ford pickup westbound and being followed by the 2005 Chevy pickup driven by the now […]

Arrests In Jamestown Stabbing Case

Arrests In Jamestown Stabbing Case

Jamestown, CA…On 5/14/2015 the Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Office responded to Bench Dr. in Jamestown regarding a stabbing of a 30 year old male. The injuries were determined to be life threatening and the victim was immediately transported to Modesto for surgery. During the investigation it was discovered that before the stabbing six subjects were having […]

Outdoor Burning Suspended In California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection Tuolumne – Calaveras Unit

Outdoor Burning Suspended In California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection Tuolumne – Calaveras Unit

San Andreas, CA…As drought conditions continue to increase fire danger in the region, CAL FIRE has suspended all burn permits for outdoor open residential burning within the State Responsibility Area of Tuolumne County, Calaveras County, Eastern Stanislaus County and Eastern San Joaquin County. This suspension takes effect June 1, 2015 and bans all residential outdoor […]

IRS Statement on the “Get Transcript” Incident That Exposted 100,000 Taxpayers

IRS Statement on the “Get Transcript” Incident That Exposted 100,000 Taxpayers

Washington, DC…The IRS announced today that criminals used taxpayer-specific data acquired from non-IRS sources to gain unauthorized access to information on approximately 100,000 tax accounts through IRS’ “Get Transcript” application. This data included Social Security information, date of birth and street address. These third parties gained sufficient information from an outside source before trying to […]

Greenhorn Creek offering Summer Fun For Kids

Greenhorn Creek offering Summer Fun For Kids

Angels Camp, CA…Golf skills, good sportsmanship, and great summer fun – Greenhorn Creek Golf Course and Resort will be offering two great summer golf programs for local kids. The summer tour of The First Tee of San Joaquin kicks off Saturday, June 13, at 9:00 am. This nine week program for students ages 7-17 is […]

State Department Update Including Clinton Email Update

State Department Update Including Clinton Email Update

Washington, DC…Below is the press briefing from today which included many questions about the Clinton email issue. The full text is enclosed… 2:15 p.m. EDT MS HARF: Good afternoon. Welcome to the daily briefing. QUESTION: Thank you. Happy — MS HARF: You’re welcome. QUESTION: — Memorial Day to you. MS HARF: Happy Memorial Day weekend. […]

Big Memorial Day Kayak & SUP Sale At SNAC

Big Memorial Day Kayak & SUP Sale At SNAC

MEMORIAL DAY KAYAK & SUP SALE! SNAC Arnold has a broad selection of gently used  recreational kayaks on sale for 30% off retail, while they last!  Sit-on top singles & doubles, fisherman specific models and sit inside singles. They’re all stable & user-friendly and would be a nice addition to your Memorial Day Weekend celebration! […]

Spring Home-Buying Season Off To Strong Start

Spring Home-Buying Season Off To Strong Start

Los Angeles…California’s housing market accelerated in April as the spring home-buying season kicked off with both higher home sales and prices for the third straight month, the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (C.A.R.) said today. Home sales rose above the 400,000 mark in April for the first time since October 2013 to post the highest level […]

Avery Middle School Honored By State As Gold Ribbon School

Avery Middle School Honored By State As Gold Ribbon School

Sacramento, CA…State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson today announced that 193 middle schools and 180 high schools have been honored under the state’s new Gold Ribbon Schools Awards Program, which is temporarily taking the place of the California Distinguished Schools Program. “These schools are academically successful, vibrant, and innovative centers of learning and teaching,” […]

Bold and Bright New Styles at The Clothes Mine!

Bold and Bright New Styles at The Clothes Mine!

Angels Camp, CA…Stop by to check out our new arrivals. We’ve received new sundresses, skirts and summer tops! Stop by and see us in historic downtown Angels Camp. We are open everyday from 10am to 6pm or give us a call at 209.890.7532. We hope to see you soon! The Clothes Mine 1262 South Main […]

Still Time To Win Your Derby Car, Crew & Entrance Fee For Tomorrow’s Destruction Derby

Still Time To Win Your Derby Car, Crew & Entrance Fee For Tomorrow’s Destruction Derby

Frogtown, USA…The 2015 Destruction Derby is tomorrow night at Frogtown. The Friends of the Fair have built and are raffling off the chance for fame and glory for derby enthusiasts. Your Raffle Ticket earns you the chance to win the chance to drive a derby car complete with pit crew and entrance fees paid. You […]

Calaveras County Fair & Jumping Frog Jubilee Saturday May 16 Schedule! Jumpin’ Frogs, Chubby Hogs and Corn Dogs! Hero’s Day Celebrating the American Cowboy & the American Soldier

Calaveras County Fair & Jumping Frog Jubilee Saturday May 16 Schedule!  Jumpin’ Frogs, Chubby Hogs and Corn Dogs!  Hero’s Day Celebrating the American Cowboy  & the American Soldier

Frogtown, CA…The 2015 Calaveras County Fair & Jumping Frog Jubilee is going on now!! Hero’s Day Celebrating the American Cowboy & the American Soldier. Below is a full Tentative Schedule for Saturday May 16 Hero’s Day Celebrating the American Cowboy & the American Soldier SaturdayMay 16 Tentative Schedule 7:30 a.m. Frogtown Stampede Competitors Meeting 8:00 […]

Presidential Weekly Address: Creating Opportunity for All

Presidential Weekly Address: Creating Opportunity for All

Washington, DC…Hi, everybody. Everything we’ve done over the past six years has been in pursuit of one overarching goal: creating opportunity for all. What we’ve long understood, though, is that some communities have consistently had the odds stacked against them. That’s true of rural communities with chronic poverty. That’s true of some manufacturing communities that […]

This Week at the Arnold CHS Thrift Store Cat Adoption Center – NEWMAN!

This Week at the Arnold CHS Thrift Store Cat Adoption Center – NEWMAN!

Arnold, CA…Arnold, CA…Stop by Calaveras Humane Society’s Thrift Store Cat Adoption Center in Arnold, located in Meadowmont Center next to Big Trees Market, open Thurs. through Sat., 10 am–5 pm (Phone 209-795-GIVE). Newman will be there, along with other kitties who would love to meet you. We will also have kitties available at our Angels […]

Three Riding for Rodeo Crown! The Saddle Queen Competition Has Been Moved Up To 11am

Three Riding for Rodeo Crown! The Saddle Queen Competition Has Been Moved Up To 11am

Frogtown, CA…The Saddle Queen Competition will be at 11 a.m. on Thursday May 14. The competition is in the Frogtown Arena. Three Calaveras County girls are competing in this year’s Saddle Queen Competition. The contestants are Jordan Moore of Altaville, Hailey Sadler of Angels Camp, and McKensey Middleton of Altaville. These girls will be judged […]

Angels-Murphys Rotary Honors Local Law & Fire Personnel

Angels-Murphys Rotary Honors Local Law & Fire Personnel

Murphys, CA…The Angels-Murphys Rotary Club recently held their annual Law Enforcement & Emergency Services awards luncheon.  8 Officers & Firefighters were honored.  The event was held at the Murphys Historic Hotel was well attended.  Some of the honorees were…Wade Whitney from the Calaveras Sheriff’s Dept, CHP Officer Jaime “Cas” Castillo, Fire Engineer Gordon Sadler Jr. […]

Elizabeth Louise “Betty” Mitton 1933 – 2015

Elizabeth Louise “Betty” Mitton 1933 – 2015

Mountain Ranch, CA…Elizabeth Louise “Betty” Mitton, a long-time resident of Mountain Ranch, CA, died in her home Thursday, April 30th, from natural causes.  Born on July 11, 1933, Betty was born and raised in the town of Blackfoot, ID. Tall and athletic, she played softball competitively as a teen, travelling for tournaments and playing nearly […]

CCPRA Rodeo Coming To Frogtown & Veterans Honored Saturday

CCPRA Rodeo Coming To Frogtown & Veterans Honored Saturday

Frogtown, USA…CCPRA Rodeo coming to Frogtown on May 16. At 7pm there will be a Grand Entry – Celebrating Veterans. Local veterans will participate and over 60 of them practiced recently getting ready for the event. Make sure you don’t miss it as World War 11 and Korean War Veterans are fighting their last battle […]

Calaveras County Fair & Jumping Frog Jubilee Thursday May 14, 2015 Jumpin’ Frogs, Chubby Hogs and Corn Dogs

Calaveras County Fair & Jumping Frog Jubilee Thursday May 14, 2015 Jumpin’ Frogs, Chubby Hogs and Corn Dogs

Frogtown, CA…The 2015 Calaveras County Fair & Jumping Frog Jubilee Kicks Off Tomorrow!! Below is a full Tentative Schedule for Opening Day. The Youth Parade is at 10am in Downtown Angels Camp at 10am. At 2pm the Saddle Queen Competition—Arena and at 8pm Miss Calaveras Scholarship Pageant. Thursday May 14, 2015 Jumpin’ Frogs, Chubby Hogs […]

Sonora Pass CLOSING at 4 PM TODAY Due To Weather Conditions! (Ebbetts Closing 9am Thurs)

Sonora Pass CLOSING at 4 PM TODAY Due To Weather Conditions!  (Ebbetts Closing 9am Thurs)

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 13, 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 […]

Inmate Walks Away from Vallecito Conservation Camp in Calaveras County

Inmate Walks Away from Vallecito Conservation Camp in Calaveras County

Vallecito, CA…California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) officials are looking for a minimum-security inmate who walked away from the Vallecito Conservation Camp, located near the community of Angels Camp in Calaveras County, last night. Inmate Taurus Hendricks, 22, was last seen at approximately 5:10 am while being interviewed by camp staff. Once the inmate […]

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 […]