Scott leads field at MLL golf tourney

Calaveras High School golfer Chris Scott, shooting a 10-over-par 82, was the low-score leader at the first of two Mother Lode League tournaments. Teams from six schools played 18 holes Wednesday at Greenhorn Creek in Angels Camp. The usual match in regular league play is nine holes. Individually, Chris Boucher of Bret Harte placed second with 83, followed by Brian […]

Carl Lester Widner

Steel mill worker Carl Lester Widner died Saturday, March 29, 2003, at the Stonebrook Healthcare Center in Concord. He was born Feb. 29, 1918, in Alpena Pass, Ark. He was 85. Mr. Widner worked for US Steel Co. in Pittsburg, Calif. He enjoyed hunting and fishing. He was the founding member of the West Point VFW and a member of […]

FROG FANFAIRE: Home brewers from foothill counties to compete at the fair

The fair is pleased to announce the expansion of the Home Brew Competition. The American Home Brewers Association sanctions the competition. It is open to residents of Calaveras, Amador, Alpine, Tuolumne, El Dorado, Placer, Sierra, Nevada, Mariposa, Stanislaus, Sacramento and San Joaquin counties. The fair will be expanding the competition to 28 classes. Entry forms, available at the fair administration […]

Sheriff’s Log: Wednesday, April 2

7:42 a.m., Arnold – Woman reports purse was lost or stolen while shopping. 9:33 a.m., Fricot City – Two runaway juveniles return. 11:19 a.m., Valley Springs – Report that tools were taken from vehicle parked at Napa. 11:42 a.m., Near Murphys – Landlord-tenant dispute. Neighbor tells reporting party that landlord is packing up tenant’s things. However, when deputy arrives on […]

FISHING REPORT: Limits easy for trollers

Lake Camanche By Chris Cantwell Trollers are taking easy limits of trout, from 2 to 6 pounds, on 2 or 3 inch grubs. Best grub is the Sep’s Pro Scented in orange or white, worked on lead-core or ‘riggers to get down 10 to 20 feet deep. The fish are sometimes spooky since the water is extremely clear. Occasional crappie, […]

Local softball team qualifies for Western World Series

A second-place finish at a tournament in Sacramento over the weekend gives the Valley Springs Bruisers 12-and-under softball Blue team a berth in the sport’s Western World Series later this year. Playing their first tournament of the year, the Bruisers won three games Saturday at McClellan Field. On Sunday, they beat their sister team, the Valley Springs Bruisers 12-and-under Maroon […]

Bessie Volpi

Homemaker Bessie Volpi died Monday, March 31, 2003, at the Kit Carson Convalescent Hospital in Jackson. She was born April 9, 1913, in San Mateo. She was 89. Mrs. Volpi was a homemaker and a resident of Wilseyville for 35 years. She is survived by two sons, Ralph Volpi of Wilseyville and Swaldi Joe Volpi of Arkansas; two daughters, Deloris […]


Published in the April 4, 2003, print edition of the Calaveras Enterprise CALAVERAS COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS PRELIMINARY AGENDA, APRIL 7, 2003 5:30 P.M. CLOSED SESSION with legal counsel pursuant to Government Code section 54956.9(b)(1) to consider pending litigation arising from correspondence threatening litigation in regard to a possible variance for property in Valley Springs. The closed session will be […]

Harmon qualifies for Section swim trials

To date, Nicole Harmon is the only individual swimmer from Bret Harte or Calaveras high schools to qualify for the May 15 Sac-Joaquin Section swimming trials in Lodi. A varsity swimmer on the Bret Harte team, Harmon beat the qualifying time of 1 minute, 10 seconds for the 100-yard backstroke during a March 7 meet at Linden. Two days later, […]

Ski Report: Bear Valley

The eight-race Bud Light/ All Sport Grand Slalom Series concludes Saturday with a doubleheader. Three-time Olympian Kyle Rasmussen will be present to set the pace for the race and to present the series’ division winners at the awards party in the afternoon. Sunday, there will be a Season Pass Holder Fiesta, featuring a free lunch for holders of 2002-03 and […]