Four additional Calaveras County residents have died due to COVID-19-related illness, according to the county's health department.
From Aug. 23 to Sept. 3, the Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office Marijuana Enforcement Unit served six search warrants for illegal marijuana cultivation, which resulted in three arrests and the seizure of more than 5,500 growing marijuana plants, according to a press release from the sheriff’s…
While there are many benefits to living in Calaveras County, easy access to healthcare is not necessarily one of them. But Dignity Health/Mark Twain Medical Center (MTMC) and Mark Twain healthcare District have made strides in recent years to increase access to healthcare services in the county.
A Concord, Calif., family is searching for 42-year-old Steve William Delaney Jr., who was reportedly last heard from on the evening of Aug. 24 via phone call.
As of Tuesday, 18,556 Calaveras County voters have cast their gubernatorial recall ballots, according to the county elections office.
For those who work in health care, it is a full-life job—now, more than ever. From the hospital, to running errands, to being home with family, the novel coronavirus has a way of infecting one’s thoughts.
Calaveras High School will have to wait a little longer to have any homecoming festivities, as Friday’s scheduled homecoming football game against Bradshaw Christian has been canceled due to positive COVID-19 tests. There will be no varsity or junior varsity game.
A recent decision from the Mark Twain Elementary School District (MTUESD) school board has further stoked the mask debate on school campuses and has prompted some parents to remove their children from the district.
A 42-year-old California Highway Patrol (CHP) officer assigned to the San Andreas area recently died from complications related to a COVID-19 infection, the local CHP department reported "with heavy hearts" on Thursday.
On Sept. 3, the California Legislature unanimously approved Senate Bill 303, which extends the time period by two years for a taxpayer to transfer their base year value to a comparable property in the same county if their home was destroyed as the result of a disaster.
A house was lost to fire in the Meadowmont neighborhood of Arnold last weekend.
A Calaveras County man was arrested on the evening of Sept. 3 for discharging a firearm while driving away from the Buena Vista Saloon in Ione, according to the Amador County Sheriff’s Office.
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The following press release was issued by the City of Angels Camp.
Two women, one in her 40s and the other in her 60s, have recently died from a COVID-19-related illness, Calaveras County’s health department reported on Wednesday.
A row of newly installed solar panels at St. Matthew's Episcopal Church in San Andreas recently received a blessing, part of a larger movement by the Episcopal Diocese of San Joaquin to equip 95% of its churches with solar power by the end of 2022.
The Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office’s Marijuana Enforcement Unit served seven search warrants for illegal marijuana cultivation between Aug. 5 and Aug. 19, according to a press release from the sheriff’s office.
The following press release was issued by the USDA Forest Service Pacific Southwest Region:
Health officials are upping the ante with their latest advisory that residents of the sixteenth least-vaccinated county in the state should get the jab, as Calaveras County’s only hospital nears capacity due to a mounting COVID-19 surge.
The following press release was issued by the Calaveras County Air Pollution Control District.
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The recent drop in confirmed “active” Covid cases in Calaveras County—from 189 on Aug. 20 to 97 on Aug. 23, and to 56 on Aug. 24—is not a decrease in actual confirmed cases, officials explained on Wednesday.
A cohort of about 30 local residents have banded together to form a prescribed burn association (PBA) for Calaveras and Tuolumne counties.
A teenage girl and a California Highway Patrol officer both sustained minor injuries after their vehicles collided in San Andreas on the afternoon of Aug. 19.
A 29-year-old motorcyclist died early Saturday morning after colliding with a fence on Highway 26, east of Deardorff Road.
COVID-19 case numbers are growing rapidly in Calaveras County, but vaccination rates are not.
Due to the increase in wildfire in recent years, the state and local organizations have stepped up efforts to mitigate risk through forest thinning, controlled burns and the establishment of fuel breaks.
As students step back onto campus for the start of the school year, the relief of returning to 100% in-person instruction has been mixed with concerns about the continuing spread of COVID-19.
Fourth Wall Entertainment Troupe is bouncing back from its pandemic hiatus with a production of “Gentlemen Prefer Blondes,” playing Aug. 13 through Sep. 12 at the Metropolitan in San Andreas.
U.S. Forest Service Chief Randy Moore sent a letter to the field on Aug. 2 giving the direction to temporarily cease managing wildfires for resource benefit, suggesting that federal firefighters will increase their focus on wildfire suppression.
A two-vehicle collision in Copperopolis on Sunday afternoon resulted in six hospitalizations, according to the California Highway Patrol (CHP).
A Stockton man in his mid-20s drowned at Lake Camanche on Sunday afternoon.
With the increase in massive wildfires and extreme drought in recent years, conservation organizations are increasingly calling for more aggressive forest management practices.
The Performing Animal Welfare Society (PAWS) recently lost a 41-year-old African elephant named “Maggie” at its 2,300-acre ARK 2000 captive wildlife sanctuary in San Andreas.
The Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) began charging a day-use fee of $8 per vehicle at the Natural Bridges Trailhead in Vallecito this week.
Authorities and the friends and family of a missing local man have been searching for him since he was reportedly last seen driving to Sonora on the afternoon of Aug. 2.
hite Pines Park near Arnold wouldn’t exist without the work of numerous volunteers who dedicate their time to create a nice place for the community to gather.
Luke Nelson insists that he isn’t crazy.
A head-on collision on Highway 4 near Cottage Springs on Monday afternoon led to three hospitalizations, according to California Highway Patrol (CHP).
Country music star Justin Moore is a country music fan.
Christopher Bates, 34, of San Andreas, was arrested on Thursday morning after backing his 2002 Mercedes into the sheriff’s substation in Arnold, according to a press release from California Highway Patrol (CHP).
A local man suffered major injuries on Tuesday afternoon after attempting to pass a motorhome on his motorcycle on Highway 49 between San Andreas and Angels Camp, according to a press release from the California Highway Patrol (CHP).
The Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office Marijuana Enforcement Team (MET) served five search warrants between July 7 and July 15, resulting in the seizure of 1,812 growing marijuana plants and 267 pounds of processed marijuana with an estimated value exceeding $2.1 million, according to a press…
The county’s cannabis program is experiencing growth, and the eradication of illegal grows is on the rise.
Passersby on Highway 4 have probably noticed some activity at the old Avery Saloon in recent weeks.
A town hall meeting at Murphys Community Park drew a large crowd on July 26, with local officials fielding residents’ questions about crime, traffic issues and public safety.
The last time Angels Camp native TJ Dillashaw stood in a UFC octagon with an opponent staring him in the eyes, was in January, 2019. In that bout, Dillashaw, who typically fights in the bantamweight division, dropped down to the flyweight division to take on champion Henry Cejudo. The bout e…
Terri Strunck sat in a black folding camping chair next to Bob, her husband of 41 years, on an unseasonably cool late-afternoon day at Murphys Park. For many people passing by, perhaps on their way to a picnic or to splash around in the nearby creek, they may have not taken a second glance a…
An inflow of COVID-19 relief dollars is encouraging some school districts to offer more educational opportunities to students than ever before, though an apprehension remains that the well may soon run dry.