It’s time for trees, trivia and tomes

To look at the calendar you’d think we were in the middle of summer; there is so much to do.Saturday gets moving quickly as the Calaveras Resource Conservation District presents hundreds of ponderosa pine, sugar pine and giant sequoia seedlings to property owners affected by the drought, bark beetle infestations and the Butte Fire. The district received the seedlings courtesy […]

Remembering the doctor for all seasons

I was in the bar at the National Hotel in Jackson the last time I had a great conversation with Dr. Bill Colliflower. With the flush of saloon lamps glowing on framed Gibson girls and a visage of Buffalo Bill Cody, we talked about our shared love of books. The discussion eventually turned to Ernest Hemingway’s “Islands in the Stream,” […]

2018 Greater Arnold Candidates Night

Featuring those vying for County Sheriff and District 3 Supervisor: Tuesday April 3 at Sequoia Woods Country Club5:00 to 6:00 PM: Meet & Greet Mixer in Lounge6:00 to 8:30 PM: Candidates Q&A Session in Ponderosa Room8:30 to 9:00 PM: Informal Conversations with Candidates

Athlete of the Week: Blake Wilson

Calaveras Baseball

Maybe it’s just a coincidence, but the week that Calaveras senior Blake Wilson knocks in his first four RBIs of the season, his team picks up its first two wins of the year. Calaveras defeated Bret Harte 9-3 and Summerville 9-2 and Wilson had big at-bats in each game.“I was just seeing the ball really well last week,” Wilson said. […]

40 years to late

Regulation, taxing, and monitoring is GREAT. The days of the drug wars should have ended 40 years ago. There are to many people who want to keep it illegal for their own profit on the black market. Stop the illegal trade and use the extra tax money to fight the black market.

Bullfrogs fall to Argonaut in extras

Bret Harte Baseball

The Bret Harte Bullfrogs suffered a tough nine inning loss to the Argonaut Mustangs Wednesday afternoon in Angels Camp. Argonaut scored one run in the top of the ninth to break a 6-6 tie for the 7-6 victory.The Bullfrogs jumped out to a 4-0 lead after two, but Argonaut responded with five runs of its own in the top of […]

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