School Daze: Students rock for homecoming

Students at Bret Harte High School cheered their favorite acts during Mock Rock, part of last week’s Winter Homecoming festivities. Classmates appeared onstage at the Bret Harte Theater to lip-synch their favorite tunes for the audience. The theater was outfitted with strobe lights and smoke machines so the venue felt just like a raucous concert hall. When the judging was […]


CHAMBER MIXER: 5:30 p.m. at the Perfect Niche at 1283 S. Main St., Angels Camp the Calaveras County Chamber of Commerce will hold a mixer. Networking, appetizers and local wines are featured and there is a drawing for attendees who bring a business card. Call 736-2580 for more information. For more What’s Hoppin’ highlights, click on the day above. GABA […]

No fire chief will serve on EMS committee

Calaveras County supervisors have voted not to put a fire chief on a new emergency services committee. Supervisors voted 3-2 Monday to create a new Emergency Medical Services system oversight committee without a representative from the Fire Chiefs Association. Supervisors Paul Stein, Victoria Erickson and Lucy Thein said they don’t want a fire representative, while Merita Callaway and Tom Tryon […]

Utica Power thirsty for answers about water

Utica Power Authority officials say they’re not getting a lot of cooperation from the Northern California Power Agency on contract issues that could leave part of the county bone dry in a drought year. The UPA is comprised of the city of Angels Camp, the Calaveras County Water District and Murphys-based Union Public Utility District, jointly operating the lower Utica […]