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Calaveras Unified School District (CUSD) announced in a letter on Tuesday, Dec. 18 that Toyon Middle School in Valley Springs would be shifting to independent study for three days, beginning Wednesday, Jan. 19 through Friday, Jan. 21 due to “current and projected staff shortages.”

 The second annual Calaveras Arts and Music Awards (CAMMIES) took place at the Copperopolis Armory on Saturday, Jan. 15, hosted by Copperopolis-based producer Richard Varrasso, Valley Springs-based co-producer Event City Network, Murphys-based publicist and Murphys Witch Walk co-producer Chr…

The West Point Community Covenant Church or the “Red Church,” as it is commonly called, has long offered a food pantry to the community, as well as other services and “ministries.” The food pantry, which offers commodity bags to anyone in need who shows up in West Point on Thursdays, has bee…

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The Calaveras County Office of Emergency Services (CCOES) has declared a state of emergency in response to recent snowstorms that have ravaged communities throughout the county and region. Gov. Gavin Newsom also issued his own emergency declaration on Dec. 30 for 21 counties affected by the …

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Calaveras County is participating in a five-county collaborative effort to bring high-speed broadband internet access to rural communities throughout the Central Sierras, Calaveras County Economic and Community Development Director, Kathy Gallino, announced via a press release on Dec. 14.

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The Calaveras County Board of Supervisors held their fourth and final public hearing on county redistricting this week, with the Board adopting a proposed draft map of district boundaries in Calaveras County. The public hearing was held Tuesday morning in the Board of Supervisors Chambers an…

Hundreds of people set out into the crisp autumn air on Thursday morning and descended on Murphys Community Park for the return of the annual Klassen Klassic Turkey Trot. It was the family-oriented event’s 14th run since its inception, and the first since last year’s cancellation due to safe…

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The Calaveras Unified School District (CUSD) board discussed COVID-19 policies at their meeting last Tuesday, deciding to continue with the current COVID-19 protocol, which includes PCR testing for unvaccinated staff and student athletes, and mask-wearing for both staff and students.

After almost two years on the job, Morgan Gace has announced her resignation as Chief Executive Office of the Calaveras County Chamber of Commerce after accepting another position “outside of that Chamber.”

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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.