George Marlon Rose

Professor George Marlon Rose died Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2003, at Mark Twain Convalescent Hospital in San Andreas. He was born March 19, 1914, in Yuma Ariz. He was 88. Mr. Rose lived in Mokelumne Hill for the past 23 years. He was a professor and had a master’s degree. He served in the Army and was a member of the […]

Mari Lynn McGregor

Retired rest home manager Mari Lynn McGregor died Monday, March 10, 2003, at her home in Mountain Ranch. She was born July 14, 1933, in Ravanna, Ark. She was 69. Mrs. McGregor was a retired rest home manager, the first woman fire chief of the Jenny Lind Fire Department and a member of the IOOF Rebecca’s San Andreas lodge. She […]

DA won’t seek death penalty for Chiesa

District Attorney Jeff Tuttle has decided not to seek the death penalty for Peter Jordan Chiesa, the man accused of killing two neighbors June 25, 2002, near Wallace. The decision was announced in a brief press release Friday, stating the office would seek a sentence of life in prison without the possibility of parole. Office staff said only Tuttle could […]

CHS tennis off to slow start; Bret Harte plays in practice scrimmage

The Calaveras High School tennis team last week played two pre-league matches against Livingston and Riverbank. “Finally, we actually had some practice matches,” said coach Judith Daus. “We have only been able to play two out of six matches scheduled. We have had a major transportation problem, some last-minute cancellations and weather that have contributed to this very slow start.” […]

CHS golfers drop two

The Calaveras boys’ golf team last week lost its latest two matches. Playing against Amador and Argonaut in the first rounds of league play, Calaveras’ record is 0-2, 1-4 overall, for the season. The Amador team defeated the Redskins 233-266 Thursday at Castle Oaks Golf Club in Ione. Calaveras’ Chris Scott, with a par 35, had the low score of […]

Bike tour set for April 5

Bicycle tours through the rolling hills of Amador and Calaveras counties are scheduled for April 5. Limited to 1,200 riders, the 26- and 62-mile trips will begin at Howard Park in Ione. There will be no same-day registration for these events. All participants must pre-register to ensure the highest quality food, service and support, and minimal impact on the communities […]


Published in the March 11, 2003, print edition of the Calaveras Enterprise SUMMARY OF THE MINUTES OF A REGULAR MEETING OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS COUNTY OF CALAVERAS, STATE OF CALIFORNIA HELD ON MARCH 3, 2003 PRESENT: Paul Stein, Chair; Thomas Tryon, Vice-Chair; Lucy Thein,and Merita Callaway, Supervisors; Spencer Batchelder, County Counsel; Tom Mitchell, County Administrative Officer; Carol Gates, Board […]

Sheriff’s Log: Sunday, March 9

12:17 a.m., West Point n Report of shots fired at a residence. Deputies checked the area unable to locate anyone that may have fired the firearm. 12:39 a.m., Arnold n Alarm sounding at Arnold Chevron. When deputy arrived on scene, the front door glass was broken. 1:28 a.m., West Point n Report of a loud tapping noise coming from the […]

A BLAST FOR PARKING – Collin Bassi, left, Bill Holloway and Cole Tiscornia place a mat over the boulder to contain the explosion. Enterprise photo by Craig Koscho

Pickle Patch restaurant project is dynamite

Better known for sandwiches and salads, the Pickle Patch in San Andreas became a blasting zone Saturday morning as crews got rid of a few boulders standing in the way of a new parking lot. Parking had to be expanded with the addition of a new outdoor eating area last May, but boulders imbedded in the ground between the restaurant […]