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John Osbourn is the new director of emergency services for Calaveras County, following the late April resignation of the former director, Michelle Patterson.

For the past month, county officials, business owners and residents have been meeting to discuss strategies to prepare for multiple days of power outages under Pacific Gas & Electric’s community wildfire protection plan.

The Calaveras County Board of Supervisors held a short meeting Tuesday, unanimously passing a consent agenda to fund outfitting for two Sheriff’s Office patrol cars purchased nearly a year ago that haven’t yet left the lot, among other items.

There isn’t a sport that Madison Clark wouldn’t want to try. If the Calaveras High School freshman could find a way to participate in every sport the school offered, she would. Unfortunately for Clark, there’s only so much time she can dedicate to her sports life.

Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) planes recently started patrolling for wildfires across thousands of miles of the company’s service area, according to a July 2 press release.

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Animal Control Services (ACS) has been a hot topic in Calaveras County Grand Jury Reports for over 18 years, with juries demanding an updated facility nearly every year since 1999. This year, the ACS shelter in San Andreas was investigated not only by choice of the jury, but also due to a ci…

The Calaveras County Water District has issued a boil water notice for approximately 800 customers in Rancho Calaveras who experienced a water outage Tuesday morning due to a large water leak in a transmission line.

Calaveras County Super-visors adopted an updated set of fire impact mitigation fees for new developers in the Calaveras Consolidated Fire Protection District Tuesday, which encompasses the communities of Burson, Valley Springs, Wallace, Campo Seco, Milton, Rancho Calaveras, La Contenta and J…

The Calaveras County Board of Supervisors adopted the preliminary budget for 2019-20 Tuesday. Unlike last year, there were no cuts made to departments, Calaveras County Administrative Officer Al Alt said in a phone interview Wednesday.

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.

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.

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.

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.