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The Calaveras County Tree Mortality program is still requesting right-of-entry (ROE) forms from private property owners to allow a forester access to determine if there are dead trees that qualify for free removal by licensed, insured tree service companies.

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Last week, 175 local highs school students attended the first career presentation in a series of six scheduled for this school year, as part of an increased effort by the Calaveras County Office of Education (CCOE), high schools, colleges and community members to inspire and inform the next …

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More than 100 Calaveras County residents poured into the San Andreas Town Hall Monday to hear Ricardo Lara, the state insurance commissioner, detail his department’s plans for addressing the fire insurance crisis. Fire coverage is getting increasingly harder to find and afford in Calaveras C…

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On Tuesday morning, the Casey Kester era at Bret Harte High School came to an end. After three games into his fifth season as Bret Harte’s head football coach, Kester resigned.

Construction on a Calaveras County Water District (CCWD) pipeline replacement project along Highway 4 between Forest Meadows and Avery has been temporarily halted, according to a CCWD press release.

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Updated 9/17/19: Following an investigation involving the assistance of the public and local businesses, Richard Breakfield was determined to be the true driver of the vehicle at the time of the accident, according to the California Highway Patrol (CHP).

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A 29-year-old Galt resident was pronounced dead at the scene after his car collided with a tree on Highway 12, west of highway 49, on Friday.

At a community meeting on Sept. 9, residents voiced concerns over a planned housing project in San Andreas, which aims to build five housing units for individuals with severe mental illness who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless.

Chicken lovers lined up at the Calaveras County fairgrounds this morning to take home one of the rescued hens and chicks that were confiscated from an illegal marijuana grow in Copperopolis last month.

The Calaveras County Planning Commission discussed setback requirements, the use of generators, an environmental impact report (EIR) and more during a Sept. 12 hearing on a proposed ordinance for commercial cannabis cultivation. It was the commission’s second meeting on the subject, and afte…

The fourth annual Evan Walker Memorial Poker Run will wind its way through the backroads and scenic byways of Tuolumne and Calaveras counties on Sept. 14 to raise funds for special education programs in both counties’ schools.

On a Sierra Nevada Conservancy (SNC) Board tour on Sept. 4 of forest-thinning projects in northeast Calaveras County, local advocates expressed that subsisting on grants alone to fund current forest management practices for fire prevention is unsustainable.

“Bureaucracy kind of kills things, you know? We’re people who are here trying to do things, and bureaucracy basically killed it,” said Rail Road Flat Elementary School volunteer Salvador Sanchez, summarizing the past hour of brainstorming ideas to keep the school open, only to be deflated by…

JACKSON – Luke Brewer sat alone in the dressing room inside the Jackson Rancheria Casino and Resort’s Grand Oak Ballroom. He had just finished his Sept. 7 fight against Osey Oiyemhonlan as part of Global Knock-Out 14, and the Angels Camp native checked his phone.

Chickens of all ages are available for adoption at the Calaveras County fairgrounds after 156 roosters, hens and chicks were confiscated from an illegal marijuana grow in Copperopolis last month.

TRACY – Just minutes into the second quarter of Bret Harte High School’s visit to take on the Delta Charter Dragons, the Bullfrogs found themselves trailing 8-0. The Saturday temperature had dropped significantly against recent trends, but the sun was out and the wind was picking up. Newly d…

Arnold couple Thomas and Ronnell Hein have had a whirlwind of a summer, following their karaoke passion from the Metropolitan in San Andreas to Los Angeles, and then on to Las Vegas to compete in the national finals for the Karaoke World Championships (KWC).

Fourth, fifth and sixth graders from San Andreas Elementary School arrived in droves to the San Andreas Sanitation District (SASD) wastewater treatment facility last week.

After narrowly balancing its preliminary budget for the fiscal year in June, the San Andreas Fire Protection District will be holding a meeting to discuss a special tax proposal to area residents to fund its operations. The meeting will be held on Sept. 10 from 10 a.m.-noon at the Calaveras …

On Sept. 9, the Calaveras County Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA), in collaboration with multiple partners, is holding a community meeting to discuss current efforts to help county residents that lack stable housing. The meeting will be held 5:30 p.m.-7 p.m. at San Andreas Elementary School.

Row upon row of classic cars, motorcycles, custom trikes and even tractors filled the Ebbetts Pass Moose Lodge parking lot at the fifth annual Anything on Wheels Car/Motorcycle Show and Chili Cook Off held Aug. 17.

Doug Clark will have to wait a little bit longer to collect his first win. The first-year Calaveras High School head football coach stood before his players following a tough 24-7 loss to the Escalon Cougars and his postgame speech could have gone a number of ways.