High School Sports Calendar

Friday, January 16BOYS BASKETBALL: Calaveras at Sonora, Linden at Bret Harte, 4:30/6/7:30 p.m.GIRLS BASKETBALL: Bret Harte at Linden, Sonora at Calaveras, 6/7:30 p.m.Saturday, January 17WRESTLING: Bret Harte at Vista Eagle Invite, Folsom; Bret Harte at Argonaut JV Duals; Calaveras at Gregori Tournament, Modesto, 9 a.m.If two times listed, first time JV and second time varsity unless otherwise noted. Schedules subject […]

Angels Camp resident cornered by K-9

A one-vehicle traffic collision in downtown Angels Camp ended with an arrest of the driver who fled the scene.Angels Camp Police Department got called at 7:28 p.m. on Jan. 10 about a possible traffic collision at the 1600 block of South Main Street. When officers arrived, they found that a full-size Chevy truck had been driven off the west side […]

Sonora win has Redskins feeling like champs

Following their stout first-place finish at the Gordon Hay Invitational in San Andreas over the weekend, the Calaveras High wrestling team continued to build momentum by winning its second Mother Lode League dual meet of the season over Linden and Sonora at Sonora High on Tuesday.“It was good competition. It was actually closer than we wanted it to be,” said […]

Reducing waste around the office

Reducing waste is one of the easiest and most effective ways to embrace an eco-friendly lifestyle. While men and women can quickly find ways to reduce waste at home, such efforts may require more teamwork at the office, where fellow employees may need some encouragement before they take your efforts to reduce waste seriously.But while you might need to play […]

Melvin Potter

Stonemason and builderMelvin Louie Potter died Nov. 12, 2014, peacefully in his sleep at his daughter’s home in Lyman, Utah. He was 72.He was born June 16, 1941, in Shelby Gap, Ky. He moved to Mokelumne Hill in 1979 but divided his time over the past 11 years between Mokelumne Hill and Lyman, where he was rebuilding a gabled Victorian […]

Driver sought after causing collision

The heavy fog that blanketed much of the county Tuesday, Jan. 13, also contributed to a collision on Highway 4 after a white Chrysler PT Cruiser forced an oncoming vehicle to take evasive action, resulting in a collision with a guardrail.The PT Cruiser was traveling westbound near Horseshoe Drive at 8 a.m. when it started to pass traffic. A Ford […]

CHS varsity boys alone in first heading into showdown with Sonora

High school/youth sports roundupThe Calaveras High boys basketball team began a stretch of three away games in five days with a strong 55-44 win over the Summerville Bears Monday in Tuolumne and followed that up with a 58-49 win at Linden Wednesday, setting the stage for a showdown with Mother Lode League-newcomer Sonora Friday at Sonora.In Monday’s win over Summerville […]

Got snow? Didn’t think so

Here we are halfway through January, and I’m sitting on a midweek pass to Diamond Peak that is burning a hole in my pocket, through my underwear, into my gluteus maximus. So I feel a deep-seated need to complain to somebody, but to whom? Well, I don’t have any names, so for now I shall settle on venting in general […]

Theresa Hernandez

Copperopolis residentTheresa Hernandez died Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015, in Sonora. She was 76.Mrs. Hernandez was born Oct. 8, 1938. She was a Cop-peropolis resident and former resident of San Lean-dro. She is survived by her husband, Peter Hernandez; children, Peter, Paul, Tom and Anita; four grandchildren; and many relatives and friends.Services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 20, […]


Email questions and event posters to alicia @calaverasenterprise.comSaturday, Jan. 17 through Saturday, Jan. 31Community17 – Copper Chili Cook-Off: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Copperopolis Town Square, 100 Town Square Road, Copperopolis. The seventh annual chili tasting includes live music by the Fabulous Off Brothers and a raffle to benefit Copperopolis Firefighters Association; free admission, $5 tasting, cook registration at […]