Search continues for missing hiker, no foul play suspected

A 66-year-old woman who reportedly went for a hike along the Arnold Rim Trail over a week and a half ago remains missing as search resources scale back entering the long holiday weekend. According to Calaveras County sheriff’s officials, on Wednesday, Nov. 22, the search to locate Ann Marie Herford, a traveling nurse practitioner who had been staying in Sonora, […]

Downtown San Andreas to be decked with new holiday decor

Just ahead of the winter holidays, the San Andreas Merchants Association is debuting newly purchased decorations for the downtown area. According to association officials, the group raised $5,000 during a fund drive held especially for the purpose. The new decorations that were purchased include a lighted garland skyline that have been festooned over historic Main Street along with 10 new […]

Utica Park playground design takes shape

Progress on paper is definitely being made regarding a $3 million-plus expansion to the City of Angels’ Utica Park- Lightner Mine property. The project is largely funded through a California Department of Parks and Recreation Rural Recreation and Tourism Program along with monies from California’s Per Capita program, and the Calaveras Community Foundation/Angels Camp Community Club. In recent months some […]

Santa coming to Calaveras for multiple holiday events

Jingle bells and jolly laughs mark the season of cheer, and in Calaveras County, there will be no shortage of celebrations to attend this holiday. From parades to tree lighting ceremonies and more, there are ample opportunities for festivity and several opportunities for kids to take one last stab at Santa’s “nice list” before the big holiday. Even better, the […]

Fighting fentanyl and other opioid overdoses

Calaveras’ efforts to enlist the community through outreach

Calaveras County sheriff’s officials recently reported a 911 call response effort where deputies took lifesaving action to revive an unresponsive Valley Springs woman from a suspected fentanyl overdose by immediately giving her naloxone and CPR. As opioid overdose-related issues continue to be a cause for local concern, the Enterprise reached out to sheriff’s officials as well as Calaveras County Public […]

Crime Report: Recent incident reports detailed

Calaveras County law enforcement and first responder officials have shared details of the following recent arrests, accidents and fires. Calaveras Consolidated Fire officials reported that in the early hours of Saturday, Nov. 25, their unit, along with firefighters from CAL FIRE, San Andreas, and Linden- Peters fire companies responded to a residential attic fire on Scenic Valley Drive in Jenny […]

Holiday laser light show thrills large crowd at White Pines Lake

A multitude of colors shined across the sky and reflected upon White Pines Lake on Friday night, Nov. 24, as about 2,000 spectators observed the Christmas in White Pines laser light show. Complementing the show was a variety of music that was emitted through loudspeakers on this chilly night, which had many attendees wearing gloves and bundling up in extra […]

Grants fund community projects for seniors to address social isolation

Soon, seniors in Calaveras County will be able to gather to learn new tech skills (like how to finally use that iPhone or tablet), socialize and combat loneliness and isolation. Five community projects were awarded $5,000 grants from the Calaveras County Health and Human Services Agency (CCHHS) through its Digital Inclusion Mini Grants program earlier this month. The program was […]

Gifting Calaveras

‘Tis the season of giving – and this year I’m approaching my holiday shopping list with something new in mind – Where is my money going? Is it a large corporation, online, perhaps, or a local family or nonprofit in need? The choices we make – well, they can make a difference to the community we love and live in. […]

School districts to receive regional grant, boards discuss policy, test scores, budget

As the first interim nears, Calaveras County schools are looking at test scores, talking about academic goals and making tough financial decisions. Bret Harte Union High School District At the Bret Harte Union High School District (BHUHSD) board meeting on Monday, Nov. 6, District superintendent Scott Nanik announced that the district is part of a regional K-16 consortium (which includes […]

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