The Ebbetts Pass Fire Fighters Association is inviting community members to two free open-air concerts as a thank you for supporting and passing Measure A, a special tax measure to maintain operation levels in the face of a $400,000 budget shortfall.
A 30-acre fuel-reduction project in the Mill Woods subdivision northwest of Arnold broke ground on July 11, according to a Mill Woods Firewise Community press release.
The Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office is adding to its unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV, or drone) fleet this fiscal year.
The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), a federal agency under the Department of Agriculture, has created a cost-share program to fund dead tree removals within 100-foot defensible space zones around habitable structures.
A wildland fire off Highway 4 and Milton Road near the northern boundary of Stanislaus County was contained at 202 acres by California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire) crews Monday.
A Utah man convicted of 14 felony counts related to the repeated rape of two minors in Calaveras County was sentenced to 350 years to life in prison.
A male and a female suspect were arrested following a reported armed carjacking on Saint Andrews Road in Valley Springs.
Fifteen competitors battled it out Saturday night at the Metropolitan in San Andreas, but only six were chosen to move on to the Karaoke World Championships (KWC) state finals in Anaheim.
We’ve all had an unsavory restaurant experience, but it’s not every day that a dish presents us with serious health concerns.
This Saturday, 15 finalists will compete for a spot on Team Metropolitan and the chance to represent all of Northern California in the Karaoke World Championships (KWC) state finals.
John Osbourn is the new director of emergency services for Calaveras County, following the late April resignation of the former director, Michelle Patterson.
The Bret Harte Union High School District (BHUHSD) Governing Board approved its 2019-2020 budget at a board meeting in Angels Camp on June 26.
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.
Those seeking to obtain, renew or modify a concealed carry weapons (CCW) permit in Calaveras County must now apply through an online database.
For two days every summer, the roaring booms of rapids crashing into boulders along a stretch of the Mokelumne River harmonize with the thrilled outbursts of rafters decked out in bright orange OARS helmets and life jackets.
Those driving along Highway 4 between Avery and Forest Meadows may experience traffic delays starting Monday, as the Calaveras County Water District will be replacing a pipeline running through the area.
On July 2, the Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office Marijuana Enforcement Team seized 552 plants in a marijuana raid at a site deputies busted in May, according to a Sheriff’s Office press release.
This Fourth of July weekend is the perfect time to take up fishing, in more ways than one.
Firefighters quickly extinguished two fires in Copperopolis and one in Tuolumne County last night while the Mother Lode celebrated the Fourth of July.
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.
As the weather heats up and people spend more time outdoors, the possibility of coming into contact with rattlesnakes increases significantly.
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…
At a Calaveras County Board of Supervisors meeting on June 25, dozens of marksmen, women and children packed into the audience to defend their beloved Angels Gun Club from what they foresee to be utter dissolution.
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 residents could be on the hook for more taxes without any direct benefits, according to the recently released Grand Jury Report.
On June 28 in the early afternoon, an adult male was found pinned to the ground under a rolled-over utility vehicle (UTV) on Megan Lane, a gravel road off Highway 12 west of Burson, according to first responders.
Emergency responders contained four small vegetation fires that broke out in the northwest corner of the county over the weekend.
The 2018-2019 Calaveras County Grand Jury has convened, issuing a report that shows continuing problems throughout the county, specifically when it comes to animal control, higher education and a veterans district.
An approximately one-acre grass fire was quick to be squelched by fire crews shortly after it erupted behind a set of apartments next to Saint Andrews Catholic Cemetery, according to California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire) officials.
After a month of public hearings, the Calaveras County Planning Commission voted unanimously to adopt the county’s General Plan update on June 27.
It kind of started as a joke. Ryan Kraft had been bugging his close friend Michael Costa to join the Bret Harte High School football team since their freshman year. Costa continually rejected the proposal. But Kraft was persistent.
As the weather heats up, more and more people are heading to the high country to recreate in the region’s forests, rivers and lakes.
Last week, Calaveras County was awarded a set of low interest loans from the state totalling $640,601 to develop housing in San Andreas for people who are mentally ill and homeless or at risk of becoming homeless.
The Calaveras Unified School District (CUSD) Board of Trustees held a meeting at its administrative offices in San Andreas on Tuesday.
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.
July 4 is around the corner, and with it comes the annual promise of sparklers, fire crackers and mortars lighting up the night sky.
Three moms have identified a communitywide problem, and they’ve come up with a unique solution.
The Calaveras Humane Society now has its very own shelter. After a year of renovations and permitting, the highly-anticipated facility near Angels Camp opened its doors for pet surrenders and adoptions on June 19.
Two vegetation fires sparked in the northwest corner of Calaveras County this past weekend, but no injuries were reported, and no structures were damaged.
An arraignment for a Washington state man accused of murdering his half-sister and burning a vehicle with her body inside grew heated when a man yelled insults at the defendant before exiting the courtroom.
A body believed by authorities to be that of missing Sacramento County automotive journalist David Gordon Johnson has been recovered from the Mokelumne River.
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.
In a meeting Tuesday night, the Angels Camp City Council cut fees for affordable housing by nearly 50%, with notably large reductions in costs of water and sewer capacity and traffic impact mitigation.
“Everyone thought it was a joke that I was playing on Copper,” said yogi and business owner Amanda Menezes, remembering the April 1 opening of the first yoga studio in Copperopolis.