Private morals verses public morals

Today’s private and public morals, though married, are living apart, so far apart they are no longer sleeping in the same time zones. The relatively nascent divorce of private and public morals is a result of a slow tectonic shift from the morality of George Washington’s day, to the immorality of Andrew Johnson’s day, to the amorality of today. Private […]

San Andreas local puts career on ice with Stockton hockey

Hosting the Heat
Stockton Heat Hockey

For some, 45 miles isn’t that far of a journey. But for Shasta Garcia, the 45 miles between her hometown in San Andreas and the Stockton Arena is a constant reminder of a lifetime of hard work and perseverance.After starting her television career in the small Calaveras County Public Access Television studio, Garcia, 20, has made the jump to professional […]

Recalling the highlights of the holiday season

As I write this, the dust is beginning to settle and the details are beginning to emerge.My husband and I hosted the largest group ever this year, serving a prime rib dinner for 27. Most of them trickled in over the long weekend leading to Christmas, so there were more opportunities to share than usual. (There were also fewer moments […]

Why does California give sanctuary to criminals and gang members?

Editor,In the wake of an illegal immigrant killing a Newman police officer, Stanislaus County Sheriff Adam Christianson asked the pertinent question: Why does California give sanctuary to criminals and gang members?My take on the whole issue is that California and national Democrats think the “rights” of illegals are more important than the rights of citizens.The accused killer of Newman police […]

What? It can’t be a new year already

It is the start of a new year. I think we humans like milestones, landmarks and clues to how our lives are organized. So the beginning of a new year is certainly marked around the world with celebrations and anticipation.At the moment I am sitting in a room a block away from Union Square in San Francisco, preparing to see […]

Top 10 stories of 2018 reveal cannabis reports as most-read

The beginning of 2019 brings with it a new year of stories. This gives staff an opportunity to look back over the previous year to see which stories had the biggest response with readers. The best way to gauge the popularity of past stories is through calaverasenterprise.com and its unique page views.According to the views, the top stories included several […]

Felony log: Dec. 26 to Dec. 29

Wednesday, Dec. 26Steven James Eversole, 63, of Mokelumne Hill, was arrested at 12:38 p.m. at 2556 A Indian River Road, Mokelumne Hill, and booked on suspicion of violating parole.Donald Scott Jackson, 26, of Wallace, was arrested at 9:27 p.m. at Pettinger and Messing roads in Wallace and booked on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol causing […]

Lopez highlights qualifications of candidates, priorities of county

After the announced departure of Calaveras County Administrative Officer Timothy Lutz, the Board of Supervisors brought on Manuel Lopez to fill the position in the interim of finding a permanent candidate.Lopez started Dec. 26.It’s not the first time Lopez has held the interim position, though he admits a lot has changed within the county since he was last in office.Recently, […]

After beating Bear River, Calaveras ends preseason 10-2

Calaveras wins fifth straight
Bring on League
Calaveras Girls' Basketball

The Christmas season has come and gone and the new year is officially here. With 2019 now underway, the Calaveras High School girls’ basketball team can shift its focus from its preseason schedule to the Mother Lode League season.With one final tune-up before league begins on Jan. 8, Calaveras ended the preseason on a high note with a 53-28 victory […]

Calaveras Girls’ Basketball vs. Bear River (1/3/19)

The Calaveras girls’ basketball team defeated Bear River 53-28 Jan. 3 in San Andreas. Photos by Guy Dossi.