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In an unlikely rural broadband success story, a fiber optic underground cabling project for the community of West Point broke ground June 4. That means about 80 Volcano Communications Co. subscribers in downtown West Point will soon have access to gigabit internet speeds, symmetrical upload …

When it comes to running and Jacob Christopher, there was often a love-hate relationship. It’s hard to imagine that the thing that separates Christopher from the rest of the pack, is perhaps the one thing that he’s had to learn to fall in love with over and over again.

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Forest Service is proposing a radical overhaul on its National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) regulations to expedite various forest management activities. The move is purportedly being made to address critical forest health needs in a timely manner…

The Calaveras County Water District (CCWD) has accepted a $3 million settlement from Pacific Gas & Electric Co. for its claims as a result of the 2015 Butte Fire, CCWD officials told the Enterprise Tuesday.

The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire) has suspended burn permits for outdoor residential burning in Calaveras County, effective June 17 at 8 a.m. It bans outdoor burning of landscape debris such as branches and leaves.

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The Calaveras County Water District (CCWD) has accepted a $3 million settlement from Pacific Gas & Electric for its claims as a result of the 2015 Butte Fire, CCWD officials told the Enterprise Tuesday.

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Updated 5:40 p.m. 6/17/19 : The Calaveras County Sheriff's Office reported that the plane was found at around noon on Monday. Multiple agencies utilized sonar equipment and an underwater remote-operated vehicle to locate the aircraft approximately 110 feet below the surface. The plane report…

The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire) has suspended burn permits for outdoor residential burning in Calaveras County, effective June 17 at 8 a.m. It bans outdoor burning of landscape debris such as branches and leaves.

In what evolved into a heated debate over hate speech and the separation of church and state, community members packed board chambers Tuesday morning to weigh in on the appointment of Valley Springs resident Trent Fiorino, a local pastor, as the new planning commissioner for District 1.

The Calaveras County budget “overall is balanced,” Chief Administrative Officer Al Alt told the Board of Supervisors Tuesday on the opening day of budget hearings.

Crews from multiple agencies are continuing their search along the Mokelumne River for a Sacramento County automotive journalist who went missing on June 5.

The Angels-Murphys Rotary Club recognized Sgt. Chris Dorsey of the Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office as 2019 Officer of the Year during its annual award ceremony at Murphys Historic Hotel on June 6.

A 95-year-old San Andreas man was fatally injured in a head-on collision on Highway 49, south of Sandra Road near the Calaveras and Amador County line on June 10. Four individuals, including three children, suffered major injuries.

East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD) will conduct a vegetation management burn project on about 10 acres of district property north of Valley Springs at Paloma Road and Campo Seco Road June 12, 2019. EBMUD crews will work from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The Calaveras Public Utility District (CPUD) has postponed its planned June 11, 2019, public hearing regarding proposed water rate increases, according to a June 7 CPUD press release.

California State Parks in cooperation with the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire) are planning a prescribed burn on 41 acres adjacent to Big Trees Creek from June 13 to June 14, according to a Calaveras Big Trees State Park press release.

Jenny Lind resident Xiaolin Zheng, 37, was arrested on the site of a marijuana bust at a residence in the 8000 block of Pardini Place, Jenny Lind Wednesday, according to a Sheriff’s Office press release.

Burning will be suspended in Zone 1, which includes areas below 3,500 feet in Calaveras County, effective Monday, June 10, 2019, at 8 a.m., according to a California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire) press release.

Despite their only recent introduction to the world of bar management, young couple Mark Bolger and Jessica Berdechowski have already been immortalized on a plaque nailed to the aged brick and timber saloon they purchased last year.

In a meeting Tuesday, the Angels Camp City Council authorized staff to move forward with a five-year water and wastewater capital improvement plan (CIP) that includes an annual 8% rate increase for water and wastewater services.

A 20-year-old Arnold resident has been charged with animal cruelty and evading police after throwing a dog out of a car window while leading officers on a high speed chase, according to the Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office.

The Bret Harte High School Class of 2019 celebrated the commencement of their post-grad lives Friday evening with flying tortillas and plenty of smiles.

The Calaveras County Planning Department presented its annual progress report for the Housing Element of the General Plan at the Board of Supervisors meeting on May 28, revealing a shortage of new homes – particularly low-income units – according to state standards.