County auditor raises red flag, urges changes

Calaveras County could end up $4 million in the hole next year. County Auditor/Controller Linda Churches has raised a red flag urging supervisors to take stock and come up with a plan to avoid cuts. The county has used up all the money in the general fund and is now dipping into its reserve, Churches said. In November Churches asked […]

Got roots? Find them in new genealogy center

A new genealogy center has opened in Murphys allowing county residents a chance to trace their roots. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Murphys branch, opened the Family History Center and will hold an open house 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. today. Refreshments will be served at the center’s open house, 400 Bret Harte Drive in Murphys. The center […]

Valley Springs man caught in Internet sting

Valley Springs resident William Glen Satterlee was arrested on attempted child molestation charges Tuesday afternoon by Stanislaus County authorities at a restaurant in Turlock. Satterlee, 56, thought he was meeting a 13-year-old girl for a sexual encounter after exchanging e-mails with her over the Internet, according to a report from the Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Department. The suspect actually had been […]