Two men were arrested Saturday after allegedly fleeing sheriff’s deputies and leading multiple agencies on a chase by car and foot.
West Point pride was in the air as area residents admired the newly renovated West Point Community Hall on the morning of Oct. 5, just an hour before the Lumberjack Day Parade.
If you smell coffee beans roasting in Calaveras County, you might be in Murphys.
SUTTER CREEK – It has been said that offense wins games, but defense wins championships. If that’s the case, Calaveras High School has a defense that could help bring the Mother Lode League title back to San Andreas for the first time since 2013.
Donna Shannon first discovered Calaveras County as an adult when she brought her children and her mother to visit her aunt and uncle who lived in Mountain Ranch. After getting a taste of Calaveras, she vowed to herself she would live in this beautiful county when she retired.
Although most businesses in Arnold had closed their doors when the power went out on Wednesday, a few remained open on Thursday at noon.
Despite a widespread anxiety in anticipation of Pacific Gas & Electric Co.’s public safety power shutoff that sent locals swarming to gas stations and bustling through stores, Calaveras County has weathered the brunt of the planned emergency, with power tentatively to be restored by Satu…
The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire) will be conducting a prescribed burn on the Whittle Vegetation Management Plan (VMP) site west of Angels Camp, along the east side of Fowler Peak Lookout from Oct. 14 through Oct. 16, according to a Cal Fire press release.
With red flag weather conditions improving, Pacific Gas & Electric Co. crews are starting to inspect power lines in preparation for turning the power back on, according to a PG&E press release.
A commercial well-drilling rig caught fire near Wallace off of Quartz Drive on the morning of Oct. 10, according to Calaveras Consolidated Fire Chief Rich Dickinson.
In the past six months, two Tuolumne County high school coaches have been arrested for alleged sexual abuse of former athletes. One occurred in the 1990s, while the other took place only a few years ago. One of the coaches was still the head of her basketball program when she was arrested in…
Thousands flocked to Main Street in West Point on Oct. 5 to celebrate the 45th annual Lumberjack Day.
This weekend the Independence Hall Quilters present present its 42nd annual Mountain Heirloom Quilt Faire at Ironstone Vineyards outside Murphys.
More than 70 people attended the second annual Caring for the Caregiver Conference to support local in-home care providers at the San Andreas town hall on Sept. 27.
10/9/19 Update: The California Highway Patrol in San Andreas has confirmed the identity of the driver as Kathleen Brewer, 51, of Valley Springs, and the passenger, Lynn Dee Scott, 59, also of Valley Springs.
The Calaveras Youth Organization (CYO) recently donated $1,200 to fund a music program for kindergarten through sixth-grade students at West Point Elementary School. The group also helped locate an instructor for the Murphys School of Music, according to Neil Hjelmervik, CYO director.
The Calaveras County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday tabled two controversial housing project proposals in San Andreas.
“On the count of three!”
Grape juice splattered and the crowd cheered at the 26th annual Calaveras Grape Stomp and Gold Rush Street Faire in Murphys on Saturday, Oct. 5.
Participants observed National Fall Prevention Awareness Day and celebrated one year of Stay Vertical Calaveras with a session of tai chi at Murphys Community Park on Sept. 23.
Update, Oct. 9, 12:00 p.m.:
A residential structure fire broke out on an illegal marijuana grow site in the 8000 block of Center Drive Center Drive in Jenny Lind Tuesday morning, according to Calaveras Consolidated Fire Protection District Chief Rich Dickinson.
Calaveras County residents may have their power shut off on Oct. 9 in the morning due to heightened wildfire conditions, according to a Calaveras County Office of Emergency Services press release.
The Calaveras High School football team didn’t need any extra motivation heading into their homecoming game, but Summerville gave it to them anyway. Calaveras’ players and coaches used a pregame incident where they felt disrespected by Summerville, as the spark they needed to put on a show a…
A 39-year-old Avery woman was pronounced dead at the scene, and a 4-year-old passenger was injured following a two-car collision near Burson Friday morning.
The Calaveras County Board of Supervisors began reviewing two ordinances and a fee study pertaining to commercial cannabis cultivation in special meetings on Tuesday and Wednesday. The fee study was to support the formation of a cannabis control department, and the two ordinances were cultiv…
Wake up at 6 a.m. for a morning briefing, drive an hour-and-a-half to the fireline for a full day’s work protecting buildings and putting out spot fires – among other assignments – and head back to camp to shower, eat and get some sleep to start again the next day.
Seventeen inmates have canceled their plans to hunger strike in protest of “outrageous” phone and commissary prices at the Calaveras County Jail after the facility’s administration promised negotiations with their private vendors.
Calaveras River Academy teacher Dianne Bennett was recently chosen to participate in a National History Day (NHD) program titled “Legacies of World War I.”
The Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office Marijuana Enforcement Unit eradicated more than 3,000 plants across three illegal marijuana grow sites between Sept. 24 and Sept. 26, according to a Sheriff’s Office press release.
Menlo Park resident Dan Tzur, 60, was pronounced dead at the scene of a vehicle collision on Highway 4 west of Stockton Road on Sept. 29 at approximately 3 p.m., according to a Department of California Highway Patrol (CHP) press release.
When two friends spend a lot of time together, one of two things can happen: they either get sick of one another or they share a similar vision.
The California Legislature recently approved a bill that has far-reaching implications for landlords and tenants statewide.
A Turlock man was extricated from his vehicle and flown to Modesto Memorial Hospital after his truck, hauling a trailer, overturned near San Andreas on Thursday afternoon.
A Rocklin teacher who was thrust onto the national media stage when she asked her students to question a gun control walkout is challenging six-term Rep. Tom McClintock for the Republican vote in California’s 4th Congressional District.
Seventeen inmates at the Calaveras County Jail have announced their plan to initiate a hunger strike in protest of “outrageous prices” for telephone calls and commissary items including soup and ramen noodles.
While religion may not be the first thing that the California Gold Rush brings to mind, churches were established soon after prospectors arrived in the Sierra Nevada foothills.
Conservation groups filed a lawsuit on Sept. 16 against the U.S. Forest Service and other agencies for allegedly misusing disaster relief grant funds for logging projects in the footprint of the 2013 Rim Fire in the Stanislaus National Forest.
The Calaveras County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday adopted the county’s 2019/2020 final budget on a 3-2 vote.
A fire in Tuolumne County has burnt 40 to 50 acres of grass toward the bluffs of Tulloch Lake, according to a California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire) tweet at 3:16 p.m. on Sept. 23.
A large group of locals waved handmade signs and chanted slogans at the intersection of Highways 4 and 49 in Angels Camp last Friday to protest inadequate government action to confront climate change.
The Calaveras County Chamber of Commerce has a new chief executive officer, Avneet Kaur, MHA.
The Calaveras County Tree Mortality program is still requesting right-of-entry (ROE) forms from private property owners to allow a forester access to determine if there are dead trees that qualify for free removal by licensed, insured tree service companies.
Last week, 175 local highs school students attended the first career presentation in a series of six scheduled for this school year, as part of an increased effort by the Calaveras County Office of Education (CCOE), high schools, colleges and community members to inspire and inform the next …
A 25-year-old Yorba Linda woman was arrested Wednesday after allegedly side-swiping another woman’s car while passing illegally.
In the latest update on cannabis cultivation regulations currently in the works, the Calaveras County Board of Supervisors in a study session on Tuesday voiced majority approval for establishing a county department of cannabis control. The study session was regarding an ordinance to require …
Local health officials are quelling fears that recent outbreaks of shigella and West Nile virus in Amador County may cause an increased risk across county lines.
More than 100 Calaveras County residents poured into the San Andreas Town Hall Monday to hear Ricardo Lara, the state insurance commissioner, detail his department’s plans for addressing the fire insurance crisis. Fire coverage is getting increasingly harder to find and afford in Calaveras C…
Jack Garamendi, Calaveras County supervisor for District 2, is running for re-election in 2020.
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On Tuesday morning, the Casey Kester era at Bret Harte High School came to an end. After three games into his fifth season as Bret Harte’s head football coach, Kester resigned.