West Point man wins Angels postal contest

The artwork of Robert Norman will be scooped up by philatelic fanatics during the May 13-16 run of the Calaveras County Fair and Jumping Frog Jubilee. The West Point artist won the envelope cachet contest held by the Angels Camp Post Office. Angels Postmaster Laney Huffman invited all county residents to design artwork that would adorn special envelopes sold in […]

Chalk Art decorates Bret Harte sidewalks

Students at Bret Harte High School converged on the quad Friday to adorn the walkways with colorful chalk creations. The coloring was part of the annual celebration of artis-tic and academic excellence that started with an honors as-sembly first thing in the morn-ing and concluded with a bar-becued lunch. Students submit their panel designs to a panel and then dirty […]

Trees to sprout at county’s entryways

New trees will be planted in seven areas of Calaveras County at designated “entry” points. Calaveras County supervisors unanimously accepted a Caltrans grant Monday for $249,000 to cover costs. The county will chip in another $63,095 as a local match. That money will be used for in-kind services, such as labor to plant the trees, said Rob Houghton, interim director […]