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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.

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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…

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…

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.