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These days, Veronica Metildi looks more like a nurse than a hairdresser. Upon entering the salon, she’ll tell you through a medical mask that she isn’t accepting walk-ins. If you have an appointment scheduled, she’ll take your temperature with an infrared thermometer before providing you wit…

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Missing Rail Road Flat resident Billy Gene Stone has been safely located, the Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office reported on May 28.

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While events have been moving at a swift pace during the COVID-19 pandemic, the latest statistics from the Employment Development Department (EDD) shed some light on how Calaveras County has been affected.

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On an 80-acre plot of land in Calaveras County that several Catholic Worker families have called home over the past four decades, a new trio of organic farmers has settled in with a holistic approach to solving local food insecurity.

On May 26 around 8 p.m., San Andreas resident Christine Mojarro returned home to find fire trucks and flames emerging from the house on Broadway Street she’d lived in for 23 years.

Following historically dry weather earlier this year, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire) Tuolumne-Calaveras Unit (TCU) has suspended all burn permits for outdoor residential burning in Calaveras County, effective June 1.

As high school seniors countywide prepare for drive-through graduation ceremonies, school administrators are struggling to organize the fall semester under new COVID-19 guidelines.

At the Calaveras County Board of Supervisors meeting on Tuesday, Health Officer Dean Kelaita, MD, announced that the state will now allow barbershops and hair salons to reopen in Calaveras County. Churches, dine-in restaurants and all retail stores have also been permitted to reopen in recent days.

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) announced Friday that Sonora Pass on Highway 108 and Ebbetts Pass on Highway 4 are now open.

Kevin Floerke knew before most that the novel coronavirus was going to be a big problem. His career in the travel industry lent him insight into goings-on in other parts of the world, and when Latin America shut down completely, he saw it as a harbinger of things to come in his mountain comm…

Calaveras County officials have submitted an attestation to the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) requesting that residents be permitted to advance further into the state’s COVID-19 reopening process in the coming days.

On April 29, Calaveras County Public Health Officer Dr. Dean Kelaita amended his March 27 order to loosen some restrictions on outdoor recreation.