High School Sports Calendar

Friday, March 6WRESTLING: CIF State Championships at Rabobank Arena, Bakersfield, 9 a.m.BASEBALL: Bret Harte at Denair, Calaveras at Alvaraz, 3:30 p.m.BOYS GOLF: Calaveras at Tokay, 3 p.m.GIRLS SOCCER: CHS at Central Valley Tournament, CeresSOFTBALL: Bret Harte at Lniden Tournament, Calaveras at St. Mary’s Tournament, StocktonSaturday, March 7WRESTLING: CIF State Championships at Rabobank Arena, Bakersfield, 9 a.m.BASEBALL: Calaveras at Marina, 3:30 […]

BLM to auction off wild horses

Horse lovers may want to grab a halter, hitch a trailer and bring a little cash to the Calaveras County Fairgrounds next weekend.The Bureau of Land Management will be offering for adoption 40 wild horses and 10 burros rounded up as part of routine herd management on public lands in Nevada and California.Some of the horses are no longer completely […]

News Briefs

McClintock to hold town halls in the Mother LodeCongressman Tom Mc-Clintock, R-Granite Bay, has announced he will hold two town hall meetings next week in the Mother Lode. The most convenient meeting for Calaveras County residents will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday (March 12) in the Amador County Board of Supervisors chambers, 810 Court St., Jackson.McClintock will also hold […]

Columnists needed, apply with a writing sample

Unique local voices benefit Calaveras readersDear Opinion Page reader: I sometimes lie awake at night wondering if I’m giving you sufficient reason to put your gaze here.I know you can fill up on the national rants of the day in many ways through television and the Internet. And I worry that the national rants of the day of whatever flavor […]

Felony Booking Log

Monday, March 2Emmett James, 37, of Valley Springs, was arrested at 4:30 a.m. at Myrtle Street and Daphne Street and booked on suspicion of inflicting corporal injury on a spouse.Randy Gulizia, 65, of Mokelumne Hill, was arrested at 12:26 p.m. at the Angels Towne Center parking lot and booked on suspicion of felony probation violation.Tuesday, March 3James Gillespie, 47, of […]

Lori Ann Russo

San Andreas residentLori Ann Russo, of San Andreas died Tuesday, March 3, 2015 in San Andreas. She was 57.Born in New York on June 24, 1957, she is survived by her mother, Marie, and sister Denine of Virginia; sons Joe (Glenda) of Valley Springs, and Jake of Virginia; four grandchildren; three nieces and two nephews; and her beloved dog Bella.Private […]

Spring forward: Daylight Savings Time begins

You may want to reconsider the wisdom of staying up late on Saturday night. Thanks to the annual switch to Daylight Savings Time, there will be an hour less time to sleep that night.Folks who want to wake up Sunday morning to see the correct time will want to move their clocks an hour ahead before going to sleep on […]

Bear Valley helps burn-injured children ski

The Alisa Ann Ruch Burn Foundation is celebrating 20 years of bringing burn-injured children to the slopes and this year’s event begins Friday, March 6, in Stockton.It would not be possible without the support of Stockton Fire Company 2, Bear Valley Mountain Resort and Manteca Firefighters Local 1874, foundation officials said.Twenty-five child burn-survivors, ages 7 to 17, and 12 volunteers […]

Family Dollar to open its doors in Copperopolis

The Copperopolis Family Dollar store will open its doors to the public on Thursday, March 12, according store manager Damien Bujwid.“My wife and I moved to Copperopolis three weeks ago,” said Bujwid, who has been with the company for two years. “This will be the fifth Family Dollar store I have opened.”The Family Dollar discount store will carry groceries, health […]

Athlete Of The Week: Alex Rajewski

Alex RajewskiCalaveras WrestlingWith an athletic build, the mentality of a leader and a fiery passion for his sport, Alex Rajewski put together a highly impressive senior season for the Calaveras High wrestling squad. He was crowned the Mother Lode League champion and Sac-Joaquin Section Division V champion at the 145-pound weight class, and was a big force in the Redskins […]