Bret Harte, Calaveras girls go to 2nd round

Both the Lady Redskins and the Lady Bullfrogs won their at-home first-round basketball playoff matches Tuesday night. In Division III, No. 7-ranked Calaveras defeated No. 10 St. Francis, of Sacramento, 44-41. Bret Harte, No. 2 in Division IV, beat No. 15 Escalon 60-28. For details of both of these games, see Friday’s print edition of the Calaveras Enterprise. Thursday, the […]


VISITORS BUREAU DINNER: 5:30 p.m., a reception will be held at the Dunbar House, 1880 in Murphys. Then, the Calaveras Visitors Bureau presents its quarterly dinner meeting at 7 p.m. in the Heritage Room at Ironstone Vineyards outside Murphys. Call 736-0049 for information and dinner prices. For more What’s Hoppin’ highlights, click on the day above. GRIEF AND LOSS SUPPORT […]

Foothill Folks: Murphys man enjoyed toy game

In a career that included selling tires, hardware and plumbing fixtures, Bill Dyer especially enjoyed his stint selling Hot Wheels and Barbie dolls all over the world. Dyer was born in Murphys and graduated from Calaveras High School in 1959. Having a desire to get into business, he attended the American Graduate School of International Management in Arizona. As a […]

Chiesa due back in court today

Jury selection in the Peter Jordan Chiesa murder case is expected to resume today, with the defendant present. The 65-year-old Chiesa spent a day in the hospital after he suffered some type of chest pains around 5:30 p.m., Feb. 18. Initially taken to Mark Twain St. Joseph’s Hospital in San Andreas, Chiesa was transferred to Tuolumne General Hospital in Sonora […]

Heat rises in the supervisors’ races

Calaveras County supervisor candidates continue to gather and spend campaign money as the March 2 primary election day is just around the corner. Candidates are required to file four campaign finance statements a year. The third statement covers Jan.18 through Feb. 14. The last filing is due July 31 and covers Feb. 15 through June 30. In the District 4 […]