The Calaveras girls’ basketball team had no problem picking up its first Mother Lode League victory of the season by defeating the Linden Lions 57-20 Friday in Linden.Calaveras Frankie Pekerek led the team with 13 points, six of which were from downtown, two rebounds, two steals and one assist. Senior Kate Lumley scored 12, had seven steals, three assists and […]
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Calaveras Girls Basketball
Bullfrogs lose another close game
Bret Harte Boys Basketball
It seems that every time the Bret Harte Bullfrogs lose a game, it’s only by a couple of points. Such was the case against the Amador Buffaloes. Bret Harte was defeated 45-40 Friday night in Sutter Creek.Bret Harte trailed 19-10 at the end of the first quarter, but cut Amador’s lead to 26-19 at halftime. The Bullfrogs outscored Amador 10-8 […]
Two more illegal indoor pot farms seized in Valley Springs
Two illegal indoor marijuana farms were seized by authorities last week in Valley Springs, an area where deputies previously found at least three unpermitted sites in the month of December.Deputies with the Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office seized 696 plants and more than 57 pounds of processed marijuana after serving two warrants at two separate sites on Greer Way on Dec. […]
Is Cannabis Evil?
If it is, then a ban seems to make sense, even if we would violate the Constitution with its protection of the individual rights to Life, Liberty and Property.On the other hand, considering our experience with the ban on alcohol, whereby it was discovered that booze was not evil or bad, but could be abused with bad consequences to the […]
From big catches to a baby, 2017 was a year to remember
The first of the year is a great time to set goals and come up with a game plan for the next 365 days.This new year gives us an extra boost of confidence and the feeling of a fresh start. It is a time to make resolutions to improve your health and happiness. But it is also a good time […]
Which statement below best expresses your reaction to the recent federal tax changes for businesses and individuals?
It’s time to bake some bread
A big goal of mine has been to stretch my grocery dollars. I have been successful at this by using a few tricks and I’m sharing those here. In general, I want my kids to eat healthy, but filling their bellies at a price I can sustain has been my priority. I’m not a gourmet cook, just a mom who […]
Do you believe that the new federal tax plan will be better or worse: for your overall tax liability, both state and federal?
Just when I start to enjoy the 49ers, the season ends
The San Francisco 49ers’ season is over and I have nothing to complain about. It’s crazy to say that, but honestly, I’m happy with the way things shook out this season. I think the thing that makes me the saddest is just when I was really starting to enjoy things, it’s time to say goodbye.Nevertheless, I’m excited about the future […]