The weekend’s ‘bomb cyclone’ storm broke all-time records for precipitation within the region, with the Sacramento Executive Airport receiving more than 80% of its total precipitation from the 2020-21 water year within 24 hours on Oct. 24-25.
The Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office Marijuana Enforcement Unit eradicated an estimated $3.8 million in marijuana at a residence in Jenny Lind on Oct. 5.
When Lola, a 6-month-old Labrador/pit bull mix, was first adopted by Jeff and Caroline Stevens, she seemed to know that it was meant to be.
Proposed construction at the busy intersection at State Highways 26 and 49 in Mokelumne Hill has community members choosing sides and asserting opinions online.
Parents across the state took part in a school strike on Monday, Oct. 18, pulling their children out of class to protest Gov. Gavin Newsom’s vaccine requirement for students.
The month of October is recognized as Domestic Violence Awareness Month, a time when organizations like Calaveras Crisis Center, operated by The Resource Connection, work especially hard to raise awareness of domestic violence issues, support survivors, and call attention to resources availa…
The Calaveras County Department of Food and Agriculture has released the Crop Production Report for 2020, with most crop and agricultural commodities showing decreased production yield and values, some by as much as 48%.
The Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office Marijuana Enforcement Unit seized over 3,000 growing marijuana plants with an estimated value exceeding $2.8 million while serving five search warrants for illegal marijuana cultivation over a three-day period last month, according to a press release fro…
The Calaveras County Public Health Division has reported two additional Covid-related deaths, bringing the countywide death count to 76.
Anne Marie Schubert, the current district attorney of Sacramento County, spoke at the Armory in Copperopolis on Oct. 1 to discuss her candidacy for State Attorney General. The event was organized by Democracy in Action and hosted by Calaveras County District Attorney Barbara Yook and Sheriff…
At a board of supervisors meeting on Sept. 28, District 1 Supervisor Gary Tofanelli announced that Stanislaus County will be withdrawing from Mountain-Valley Emergency Medical Services Agency (Mountain-Valley EMSA) on June 30, 2021.
Calaveras County has experienced its 74th COVID-19 death, the county's health department reported on Thursday.
The sound of a French horn rolled through Calaveras Big Trees State Park on a warm autumn morning as musician Patricia O’Gara played for walkers and volunteers at the 25th annual Walk for HOPE.
A Calaveras County child under the age of 5 recently contracted measles and has since recovered, though local health officials are concerned about possible exposure of those not vaccinated against the disease.
The 28th Annual Calaveras Grape Stomp and Street Faire in Murphys has been canceled.
With its expansive and open-air town square, Copper Valley in Copperopolis hasn’t allowed the pandemic to dampen this year’s lineup of community events. But now, organizers are looking toward the future with hopes for bigger, better entertainment to come.
The county recently released a draft map of new supervisorial district boundaries for public review.
The goal in sports is to walk off the field or the court victorious. But sometimes, the outcome is far less important than the reason to play.
When it comes to hometown pride, Brandon Warshawsky gets an A-plus.
At a board of supervisors meeting on Tuesday, Calaveras County Health and Human Services Agency Director Cori Allen announced that two additional county residents have died as a result of COVID-19.
Peace officers with the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire) Tuolumne-Calaveras Unit (TCU) have determined that the cause of the Washington Fire was accidental in nature, ruling out arson as a possible cause, according to a Cal Fire TCU press release.
While the county has yet to experience a Pacific Gas & Electric Co. (PG&E) Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) event so far this fire season, a power shutoff in the coming weeks is a possibility.
Copper, a fluffy, white English cream golden retriever, is the mayor of Copper Valley, a community in Copperopolis—that is, at least, according to 1,800 people who cast their vote via text, online or paper ballot.
The following press release was issued by the Calaveras County Water District.
The Angels Camp Police Department (ACPD) is mourning the recent loss of their K9 comrade, an 11-year-old Dutch shepherd named Thor.
Four additional Calaveras County residents have died due to COVID-19-related illness, according to the county's health department.
From Aug. 23 to Sept. 3, the Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office Marijuana Enforcement Unit served six search warrants for illegal marijuana cultivation, which resulted in three arrests and the seizure of more than 5,500 growing marijuana plants, according to a press release from the sheriff’s…
While there are many benefits to living in Calaveras County, easy access to healthcare is not necessarily one of them. But Dignity Health/Mark Twain Medical Center (MTMC) and Mark Twain healthcare District have made strides in recent years to increase access to healthcare services in the county.
A Concord, Calif., family is searching for 42-year-old Steve William Delaney Jr., who was reportedly last heard from on the evening of Aug. 24 via phone call.
As of Tuesday, 18,556 Calaveras County voters have cast their gubernatorial recall ballots, according to the county elections office.
For those who work in health care, it is a full-life job—now, more than ever. From the hospital, to running errands, to being home with family, the novel coronavirus has a way of infecting one’s thoughts.
Calaveras High School will have to wait a little longer to have any homecoming festivities, as Friday’s scheduled homecoming football game against Bradshaw Christian has been canceled due to positive COVID-19 tests. There will be no varsity or junior varsity game.
A recent decision from the Mark Twain Elementary School District (MTUESD) school board has further stoked the mask debate on school campuses and has prompted some parents to remove their children from the district.
A 42-year-old California Highway Patrol (CHP) officer assigned to the San Andreas area recently died from complications related to a COVID-19 infection, the local CHP department reported "with heavy hearts" on Thursday.
On Sept. 3, the California Legislature unanimously approved Senate Bill 303, which extends the time period by two years for a taxpayer to transfer their base year value to a comparable property in the same county if their home was destroyed as the result of a disaster.
A house was lost to fire in the Meadowmont neighborhood of Arnold last weekend.
A Calaveras County man was arrested on the evening of Sept. 3 for discharging a firearm while driving away from the Buena Vista Saloon in Ione, according to the Amador County Sheriff’s Office.
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The following press release was issued by the City of Angels Camp.
Two women, one in her 40s and the other in her 60s, have recently died from a COVID-19-related illness, Calaveras County’s health department reported on Wednesday.
A row of newly installed solar panels at St. Matthew's Episcopal Church in San Andreas recently received a blessing, part of a larger movement by the Episcopal Diocese of San Joaquin to equip 95% of its churches with solar power by the end of 2022.
The Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office’s Marijuana Enforcement Unit served seven search warrants for illegal marijuana cultivation between Aug. 5 and Aug. 19, according to a press release from the sheriff’s office.
The following press release was issued by the USDA Forest Service Pacific Southwest Region:
Health officials are upping the ante with their latest advisory that residents of the sixteenth least-vaccinated county in the state should get the jab, as Calaveras County’s only hospital nears capacity due to a mounting COVID-19 surge.
The following press release was issued by the Calaveras County Air Pollution Control District.
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The recent drop in confirmed “active” Covid cases in Calaveras County—from 189 on Aug. 20 to 97 on Aug. 23, and to 56 on Aug. 24—is not a decrease in actual confirmed cases, officials explained on Wednesday.
A cohort of about 30 local residents have banded together to form a prescribed burn association (PBA) for Calaveras and Tuolumne counties.
A teenage girl and a California Highway Patrol officer both sustained minor injuries after their vehicles collided in San Andreas on the afternoon of Aug. 19.
A 29-year-old motorcyclist died early Saturday morning after colliding with a fence on Highway 26, east of Deardorff Road.