At the end of the day, don’t we all just want to be entertained?

Dossi Thoughts

We all need distractions in life. That’s why sports, music, TV, movies, social media and other hobbies are so important. We throw ourselves into our favorite teams or the newest hit TV shows so we can get lost in the action. But do we really care what goes on behind the scenes?I was recently playing a show that had multiple […]

2018 Tour of the California Alps – Death Ride Road Closure

The following press release was issued by CaltransALPINE COUNTY – Alpine County Chamber of Commerce’s Tour of the California Alps – Death Ride® bicycle special event is scheduled to occur on July 14, 2018, from 5:00 AM to 8:30 PM along State Routes 4, 88 and 89 (SR-4, 88, 89) in Alpine and Mono Counties.The event will be conducted on […]

Copperopolis realizes a mini business boom

In recent months, many businesses have decided to call Copperopolis home. Some businesses have preferred the ambiance of Copperopolis Town Square, while others have opted to open in the historic or business districts. Any way you slice it, business is booming in Copperopolis.Spur R Guns, once a home-based firearms business, opened its storefront mid-April in the old McCarty General Store […]

Sometimes its good to play like a kid

Xperience Fishing

Each summer, my childhood friends and our families go on an annual camping trip or vacation. Our first trip was a couple of years ago on a small creek just outside of Markleville. We set up camp in a lush valley nestled in the high desert of the Sierra. With tall trees providing relief from the relentless sun and a […]

Bret Harte alumna gets Obama fellowship

“It still feels like a dream,” exclaimed Tiana Epps-Johnson, a 2004 graduate of Bret Harte High School. “I can’t wait to see what the next two years have in store.”Recently selected for an Obama Foundation Fellowship, Epps-Johnson has much to celebrate.With over 20,000 applicants from 191 countries, the former Angels Camp resident is one of 20 inaugural fellows chosen, in […]

Pedestrian struck by car succumbs to injuries

Angels Camp resident Jon VanWey, 60, succumbed to his injuries on July 7 after he was struck by an SUV on South Main Street in Angels Camp on July 1.Authorities say VanWey was in the northbound lane of South Main Street for “unknown reasons” when he was struck by a 2012 Chevrolet Equinox driven by Angels Camp resident Jutta Larson, […]