The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire) is conducting two separate prescribed burns at opposite ends of Calaveras County.
County Counsel for Calaveras County, Megan Stedtfeld, has announced her resignation after more than eight years of service, a news release confirmed over the weekend.
The Calaveras County Coroner’s Office has released the name of the man killed in a Nov. 9 vehicle collision in West Point.
The halls across the county are not quite fully decked, but the Calaveras County Arts Council is ready for those who like to get their holiday shopping done well before the end of December. The “Gifts of Affordable Art” sale is now open in San Andreas.
There’s a new grocery store in Valley Springs, and local residents are lining up.
While the winter has yet to come to Calaveras County, the Sierra Nevada Adventure Company (SNAC) is already gearing up for the 2019-2020 ski season.
While it may have seemed like a normal weekend in Mokelumne Hill, something out of the ordinary was occurring on Main Street.
A dark sky rested over Frank Meyer Field as the Calaveras High School football team practiced Wednesday afternoon in preparation for Friday night’s playoff game against the Ripon Christian Knights. The linemen were in the corner of the end zone going over blocking techniques and the running …
Head into the hills of nearby Camino for a day of apple picking, berry eating, family fun and other festive activities. A group of family farms – big and small – make up the area, which has become perhaps best-known for its fall and winter offerings. Most of the farms opened on Sept. 1, and …
The ninth annual Veterans Day Parade on Monday hosted by the Copperopolis Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 12218 was the epitome of a small town patriotic parade, complete with floats, marching band, motorcycles, classic cars and more.
An Army National Guard Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter made an appearance in Copperopolis on Nov. 8 for the children of Copperopolis Elementary School.
It wasn’t long ago that Bret Harte High School junior Hailee Gunter, 16, of Copperopolis, decided she wanted to work with service dogs on some level and set about making that dream a reality.
Thirteen years after the county first began working on a General Plan update in 2006, the Board of Supervisors unanimously adopted the Calaveras County General Plan at a board meeting on Tuesday.
Last month, the Bret Harte Union High School District Governing Board held an expulsion hearing for a student. Expulsions require several steps before being carried out and are not permanent.
A driver was killed after his vehicle collided with a tree off State Route 26 in West Point.
Editor’s note: This is part two in a two-part series looking at the life and military service years of Michael Axiak.
Scents of marinara sauce, fresh focaccia bread and parmesan cheese wafted through the air in the recently opened De Vinci’s in Valley Springs on Oct. 31.
If the Calaveras High School football team felt they had something to prove after receiving the No. 6 seed in the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Division VI playoffs, they made their point.
Archaeologist and Mokelumne Hill resident Julia Costello gave the Enterprise a tour of Chinatown Gardens, a historic site in town that was recently acquired by the Mokelumne Hill History Society (MHHS), of which Costello is a board member and archivist. The Oct. 30 tour gave a glimpse into t…
The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire) will be conducting prescribed burns in the areas of Big Trees and Angels Camp.
The University of California Cooperative Extension (UCCE) invites adults interested in helping others learn about gardening to apply to train to become Master Gardener volunteers. Master Gardeners learn university-based scientific information and then share their knowledge with the gardening…
If you drive into Greenhorn Creek in Angels Camp and creep slowly past the stately homes that line Smith Flat Road (as one lost reporter did on a recent Monday morning), you can bet that Allan McIlree will take notice.
The Calaveras County Board of Supervisors received a tree mortality program update, approved a new trench restoration policy, and extended a waste disposal contract, among other items tackled on Tuesday.
With three small vegetation fires igniting near Valley Springs over the past three days, local fire officials are warning residents to stay safe.
We reached the foot of the mountain early, which should have tipped us off; climbing trips never go ahead of schedule. But the summit looked inviting and achievable, so the three of us eagerly hiked toward it.
In an ongoing legal battle over forest restoration efforts in the 2013 Rim Fire footprint in Tuolumne County, a federal judge on Oct. 7 denied a request to issue a temporary restraining order on the United States Forest Service (USFS) that would have halted a logging project for the time being.
In a special election held on Tuesday, residents of Angels Camp voted by a wide margin to approve both items on the ballot, Measure C and Measure D.
While downtown Murphys offers many events, only once a year are the dead welcomed back to participate.
It took only a couple of hours after filling up at a San Andreas gas station for local resident Al Lamore to receive notification that a $1 purchase had been made on his credit card at another gas station in Arizona.
Call it déjà vu, a decade of dominance or straight up ownage. Regardless of what it’s labeled as, the result for the past 20 years has been the same.
While Calaveras County isn’t often singled out for its contributions to the sciences, the first American to win the Nobel Prize in physics, Albert A. Michelson, spent several of his formative years in the town of Murphys.
A former St. Andrew's Catholic Church priest who once confessed to abusing dozens of children in Northern California has been arrested in Portugal under suspicion of child pornography-related offenses in his native Ireland.
Atop a steep driveway overlooking hundreds of acres of dry, golden chaparral near Valley Springs, a veteran costume designer’s cottage industry operation weaves together playful works of wonder through the night.
The Calaveras High School football team has everything to lose.
While the power may have been out on the morning of Oct. 24, class was still in session at Hazel Fischer Elementary School in White Pines.
Two dogs suspected of mauling two miniature horses in Valley Springs on Oct. 14 have been released into the care of their owner and returned to Stockton last week.
Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) confirmed this morning the weather is clear for nearly all of the areas impacted by the Oct. 29 Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS), including Calaveras County. Winds have subsided to safe levels to allow crews to begin safety inspections of de-ener…
Postmaster Linda Baker stood behind the counter at the post office in Hathaway Pines with a flashlight hanging from her neck at noon on Monday, Oct 28.
Update 10/30/19: Calaveras County Animal Services Director Evan Jacobs confirmed on Oct. 30 that the two dogs suspected in the Oct. 14 killing of the two horses were released to another unnamed owner last week and returned to Stockton. Due to insufficient evidence linking the dogs to other k…
With widespread power shut-offs becoming the new norm, some San Andreas businesses are adapting while others are taking big economic hits. Investing in generators is starting to look like a reality for many.
A local historian and two local archaeologists stood surveying a small plot of soil off of Pennsylvania Gulch Road in Murphys on Thursday, Oct. 4.
The Enterprise recently contacted California District 4 congressional candidate Robert Lawton, a new face in the race based in Madera County. Lawton, who is running as an Independent, responded to a series of questions posed to him related to wildfire spending and prevention, health care and…
As the devastating Kincade Fire burns in Sonoma County, one of several Northern California communities that had power proactively shut off to reduce wildfire risk in windy, dry conditions, Pacific Gas & Electric Co. crews are inspecting lines for damage to ensure that power can be restor…
As the weather cools, avid summer campers are packing up their gear to store until next year, but what only expert campers may realize is that those great outdoor adventures don’t have to end when summer does.
Calaveras County is on a list of approximately 32 Northern California counties that could have power turned off in advance of a new widespread, strong and dry wind event forecasted for Tuesday morning through midday Wednesday, Pacific Gas and Electric Company has announced.
After the Calaveras High School football team lost to the Sonora Wildcats 35-7 a week ago, head coach Doug Clark questioned the toughness of his squad. All week during practice, the first-year head coach reminded his players that they couldn't play soft if they were going to beat the Argonau…
For any Pacific Gas & Electric Co. customers receiving calls from someone claiming to represent a PG&E initiative requesting personal information or payment on past-due balances, trying to sell a product or service or threatening to cut power, hang up the phone.
In the winter of 2012, local resident Nickolay Dodov lost his life in an avalanche at age 26 while heli-boarding in Haines, Alaska.
The next chapter in a series of controversial planning efforts over the past decade for one of the fastest growing communities in the county continued in a meeting at the Jenny Lind Veterans Memorial Hall on the night of Oct. 16.
An Oct. 24 preliminary hearing lasting approximately seven hours and involving the testimonies of 11 witnesses called by the prosecution painted a gruesome picture of a woman who was stabbed repeatedly and left to die inside a burning vehicle.
Update, Oct. 27, 11:14 a.m.: