The telling signs of signatures

I happen to be, by hobby, a graphologist. There is much to be learned from the science of reading and analyzing signatures. Let’s look at some samples.The father of our proud country, George Washington, could not tell a lie, and his signature attests to his unspoken virtue.Upon seeing a winning signature such as that, well, who among us would not […]

Felony Booking Log: March 6 to March 12

Tuesday, March 6Adam Dale Knight, 49, of Modesto, was arrested at 9:50 a.m. at Demarest Street in Angels Camp and booked on suspicion of bringing a controlled substance to jail.George Anthony Shuwoy, 24, of Angels Camp, was arrested at 2:25 p.m. at the Day Reporting Center and booked on suspicion of revocation of command supervision.Wednesday, March 7Celia Louise Beanland, 34, […]

Athlete of the Week: Austin Lane

Bret Harte Baseball

The strength of Bret Harte’s baseball team is their pitching and junior Austin Lane showed why in a 6-5 victory over Argonaut. In the opening game of the Mother Lode League season, Lane was lights out on the mound. Lane pitched five innings, giving up three hits, no earned runs, while striking out eight and walking one Wednesday, March 7 […]

Eight Bret Harte and Calaveras players land on MLL All-League list

The Best Around
2018 Mother Lode League GIRLs’ SOCCER all-leauge

The Bret Harte Bullfrogs and Calaveras High School girls’ soccer teams were well represented on the 2018 Mother Lode League All-League team. A total of eight players from Bret Harte and Calaveras were placed on the first or second team.Bret HarteThe Bullfrogs had another strong season, returning to the playoffs for the second consecutive year. Bret Harte finished MLL play […]

Measure A & Measure B

Measure AShall the Mark Twain Health Care District sign a new lease with the nonprofit Mark Twain Medical Center Corp. and take other actions assuring 10-30 years of hospital operation with substantial investments by Dignity Health in the Mark Twain Medical Center and community services, continuing hospital care, emergency care and other services at the Medical Center, and supporting medical […]

Ballot finalized for June statewide primary

The ballot has been finalized for an election scheduled for June, but none of the three supervisorial recall campaigns have qualified for that ballot, county election officials confirmed Monday.Registered candidates:House of Representatives,4th District:Unofficial until the California Secretary of State’s office publishes a candidate list in late March.Tom McClintock, Republican incumbentSteve Castellano, RepublicanRegina Bateson, DemocratRoza Calderon, DemocratJessica Morse, DemocratState senator, 8th […]

Murphys Goes Green Saturday

Parade and music mean fun with shamrocks

St. Patrick is the honored guest when Murphys Irish Day is celebrated Saturday in Murphys. He is the grand marshal of the parade that starts at 11 a.m.“Whenever this delightful festival falls on my birthday, I do my best to be present,” said the patron saint of Ireland, via a Murphys Business Association release on the annual event. “It is […]

Even Mom couldn’t help on this issue

Dr. Samuel Johnson told us, “Depend upon it, sir, when a man knows he is to be hanged in a fortnight, it concentrates his mind wonderfully.”I submit the same can be said today as it relates to a colonoscopy. I’ve only had one, 10 years ago, but it ranks up there in the shot tower of my memory of distresses […]

Fascinat’n Gershwin

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