PONYTAIL SOFTBALL SIGN-UPS: 5 to 7 p.m. at Mokelumne Hill Elementary School in Mokelumne Hill and at Avery Middle School in Avery, Ponytail Softball sign-ups will be held for girls in the ninth through 12th grade. Cost is $30 per child; $25 for the second child from the same family. Call 795-2220 for more information. THURSDAY PONYTAIL SOFTBALL SIGN-UPS: 5 […]

Moke Hill man loses cell tower appeal

Mike Strobel will have to live with a cell phone tower in the way of his view from his property on Miwok Trail. That’s what the Board of Supervisors decided Monday when they turned down Stobel’s appeal of an earlier Planning Commission decision. A total of eight towers will be put up along the Highway 49 corridor, including one near […]

Foothill Folks: A completely clean career

Cleaning up after high school students might not be the most glamorous job, but Angels Camp’s Gary Johnson has been at it for more than 25 years. The Bret Harte High School custodian will hang up his mop and park his golf cart on Jan. 31. “I have a lot of friends here,” Johnson said. “It’s been a really good […]

Arrested teacher won’t be returning

The principal at Jenny Lind Elementary School said the overall mood on campus Monday was calm. Over the school’s winter break, sixth-grade teacher Wesley Earle Levi was arrested on a charge of secretly photographing children in compromising positions in his classroom. Levi was arrested at the Sacramento International Airport Jan. 2 after returning from Idaho. He was booked into the […]