How the garden grows

Glen and Carmie Sanchez are master gardeners in their own right, not because they took lots of classes and earned certificates, but because they have researched, experimented and gained knowledge about planting all types of foods in their garden. They know what works in their Murphys planting areas and have successfully grown loads of produce.Their ritual begins in January, when […]

Ride the rails and march with pups

After the torrential rains of March, getting outdoors to enjoy the sunshine is definitely in order. Let me tell you about all the fun ways you can spend time outside during April.You can begin by heading to Railtown 1897 State Historic Park in Jamestown, where Tuolumne County residents ride free during opening weekend (April 6 and 7). Passenger cars travel […]

Blue Mountain Players host talent show

The Blue Mountain Players have hosted the West Point Talent Show for longer than anyone can remember, “Let’s say at least 20 years,” said a release. This year the West Point Talent Show is staged at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 6, at the West Point Community Hall.“The show is sure to provide you with a taste of some real talent […]

Copperopolis Elementary embraces new music program

Students and staff at Copperopolis Elementary School are celebrating the return of a formal music program to the school’s curriculum.Though third grade classes have enjoyed “sporadic participation” with recorders, and all grades perform in the annual Spring Sing, for the past decade there has not been a music program for all. Until now.As of late March, local musician Ras Beeken Dan, […]

Calaveras can’t top Summerville on the links

Calaveras Golf: Summerville 260, Calaveras 326

The first win of the 2019 season continues to elude the Calaveras High School golf team. On April 4, Calaveras was defeated by the Summerville Bears 260-326 at Phoenix Lake Golf Course in Sonora.Calaveras was led by sophomore Logan Salemme, who finished the day by shooting a 57. Freshman Hannah Smith shot a 63, followed by Sydney Button with a […]

Angels Camp part of cannabis lawsuit

Angels Camp is one of 25 local governments that are filing a lawsuit regarding cannabis deliveries.The lawsuit was filed late Thursday night against the California Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC), alleging that agency’s Regulation 5416(d) “is invalid because it eliminates the ability of cities and counties to regulate commercial cannabis deliveries within their communities,” according to a press release issued […]

The Spaniard Dinner

MLL Track Meet No. 1 (4/4/19)

Bret Harte, Calaveras, Summerville and Sonora competed in the first Mother Lode League track meet of the season, April 4 at Frank Meyer Field in San Andreas. Photos by Guy Dossi

Calaveras DA challenges constitutionality of new state murder law

Fourteen years ago, Linda Jessop’s 19-year-old son David was shot to death in his bed. Two accomplices were charged with the murder and one was convicted. Now, that man could be eligible for release, based on a new state law.California Senate Bill 1437 was signed into law by former Gov. Jerry Brown last September and allows the vacating of conviction […]

Angels PD requesting surveillance camera registration

The following press release was issued by the Angels Camp Police Department.The Angels Camp Police Department (ACPD) is reaching out to the residents and businesses with surveillance camera(s) on their property. ACPD would like to create a database to catalog the surveillance cameras in our community. After crimes have occurred, ACPD can reach out to the residents/businesses’ camera system has […]