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Sheriff’s Log: Monday, Nov. 4

12:08 a.m., Copperopolis – Parolee arrested on new charges. Sunday, Oct. 3 12:05 a.m., Near Valley Springs – Report of loud music. 12:30 a.m., Vallecito – Report of air compressor turning on and off, keeping reporting party awake. 6:58 a.m., Murphys – Report of chil-dren running unattended at Native Sons Hall. 7:09 p.m., San Andreas – Report of domestic disturbance. […]

IN BRIEF – Items of local interest

MOUNTAIN RANCH ROAD LITTER PICK-UP ON THURSDAY The quarterly volunteer litter pick-up on Mountain Ranch Road-Railroad Flat Road from St. Charles Street in San Andreas to Jesus Maria Road, east of Mountain Ranch is set to begin at 8:45 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 7 and Saturday, Nov. 9. Volunteers are asked to meet at the Mountain Ranch Town Hall at […]

Michael Halligan dies on hunting trip

Former principal spearheaded education programs Services for Michael William Halligan, 64, were held Saturday at Angels Memorial Chapel in Angels Camp. A gathering of family and friends followed at the Angels Gun Club near the Calaveras County Fairgrounds. Mr. Halligan, who lived in Murphys, died suddenly Oct. 18 while on a hunting trip in Wyoming. Born Jan. 26, 1938, in […]

Today is Election Day; polls open early, stay open late

The polls open at 7 o’clock this morning for citizens to vote for the candidates and issues of their choosing. Absentee voters who have not returned their ballots to the county elections coordinator in the Clerk/Recorder’s Office at the Government Center in San Andreas have until the polls close at 8 p.m. to take there or to any polling place […]

CALAVERAS VOTERS GO TO THE POLLS: Mary Taylor, a volunteer clerk for Precinct 120 in San Andreas verifies the registration of voters Abraham Metzger and his mother Susan at their polling place at the Senior Center earlier today. “The turnout has been pretty steady,” said Melinda Williams, inspector for Precinct 130 in San Andreas, at about 11 a.m. Enterprise photo by John Hall

Cecilia Lydia “Bea” Cyr

Retired data entry operator Cecilia Lydia “Bea” Cyr died on Oct. 28, 2002 at her residence in Murphys. She was born June 21, 1920. She was 82. She lived in Murphys for the last 12 years. She worked for the U.S. Justice Department in Washington, D.C., for 30 years as a data entry operator. She was a member of the […]

NOW PLAYING: Notices and reviews of local theater productions

DISTRACTIONS DELAY POETIC PAPER IN VOLCANO Imagine you are a literature professor living in a quiet New England college town and you live in the former home of a poet, E.R. Lennox, whose writings are the subject of your scholarly life’s work. Suddenly, your sedate world is turned upside down by three uninvited guests; a free spirit whose car has […]

Sheriff’s department gets new tools for water safety

Just as motorcycle officers patrol the highways, personal watercraft are going to be used next summer to enforce laws on Calaveras County’s lakes. The Sheriff’s Department has received two of the units from American Honda Motor Corp. under a lease agreement for just $1 per year each. The department’s Marine Safety division has used them in years past, sheriff’s Capt. […]

FOUNDATION BOOGIE FOR CLASSROOM BUCKS: Teachers, administrators and parents danced the night away as the Calaveras Unified School District Education Foundation held its annual fund-raising gala Saturday at Ironstone Vineyards in Murphys. About $18,000 was raised that will be presented to teachers and their classes in the form of mini-grants for educational equipment. Enterprise photo by Mike Taylor