Nordahl allows only two hits in Calaveras victory

Calaveras Baseball

The bats came alive and the pitching was outstanding in Calaveras’ 12-0 home victory over Amador, Wednesday afternoon in San Andreas. Calaveras starting pitcher Zack Nordahl allowed two hits in four innings of work. Marco Marcellino pitched the fifth and final inning.Calaveras scored one run in the bottom of the first and exploded for six runs in the second. Two […]

State shuts down San Andreas retirement home Country Haven

A San Andreas retirement home was shut down by the state April 6 amid allegations that the facility’s administrator gambled away operating funds and could no longer pay for workers’ salaries or food for residents of the facility.The California Department of Social Services issued a temporary suspension of license order against Kenneth Kelley, administrator of the Country Haven Assisted Living […]

Is our right to have firearms threatened?

The recent massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., has created fear in schools and communities throughout our country. Disturbed by the murders, hundreds of thousands of mostly young protestors are demanding change. Proposals intended to solve or at least greatly reduce the deaths include providing firearms to trained teachers, posting armed police officers at schools, requiring […]

Felony Booking Log: April 3 to April 8

Tuesday, April 3Richard Alan Barr, 61, of Angels Camp, was arrested at 4:15 p.m. at the Day Reporting Center in San Andreas and booked on suspicion of revocation of command supervision.Robert Lee Vaughn, 50, of Valley Springs, was arrested at 5:30 a.m. at 445 La Contenta Way, Valley Springs, and booked on suspicion of inflicting corporal injury on a spouse/cohabitant […]

Marching is good for me

Besides the ameliorative effect on my otherwise none-to-vigorous exercise regimen, marching to express a viewpoint is a pretty good way to meet interesting people, share opposing ideas and generally hope that we marchers might make a difference.Marching to protest has a long history. Children have historically also been involved. In 1903, Mary G. Harris Jones, aka “Mother Jones,” organized a […]

Calaveras Softball vs. Amador (4/12/18)

Calaveras beat Amador 10-5 April 12, 2018 in San Andreas. Photos by Guy Dossi

Frog Jump welcomes new competitors

The Jumping Frog Jubilee celebrates its 90th birthday this year, featuring the Jump Start Program, which makes it easy for anyone to form a team for the competition.The 2018 Calaveras County Fair and Jumping Frog Jubilee from May 17 to 20 at Frogtown, is dedicated to the veteran team Calaveras Frog Jockeys from Angels Camp. You can form a team […]

Women: listen to your hearts

“Don’t ignore heart symptoms – they could kill you.”For nearly a year, Suzy Serra sensed something wasn’t right; she just didn’t feel normal. By the time she finally realized it might be something serious, she almost lost her life at the age of 55.“It was easy to mistake the symptoms for something less serious,” Serra admits. “I was tired all […]

Tofanelli recall OK’d for signature gathering

The third of three supervisorial recall petitions has been approved by county elections officials for signature gathering efforts.Proponents for each recall are hopeful to qualify their campaigns for the General Election in November.Proponents seeking the recall of District 1 Supervisor Gary Tofanelli need to acquire 1,396 signatures before June 28 in order to qualify the campaign for the November ballot, […]

Calaveras tastes great

The Wine Cave at Ironstone Vineyards echoed with voices April 7 as more than 300 food, wine and art lovers from near and far flocked to sample what Calaveras County has to offer.Taste of Calaveras guests were given plates and complimentary wineglasses at the entrance of the cave by representatives of the Angels Camp Business Association, which stages the event. […]