Former rodeo queen builds her business in handbags

For the love of leather
HiMe in Valley Springs

In an unassuming storefront in Valley Springs, a locally grown visionary is taking the reins of the Western fashion world.Jaime Cole savors a rare pause in her day, sipping tea out of an antique cup while sitting at what used to be her kitchen table. As with most elements of her life, the mother of two has given up the […]

Folendorf campaign signs vandalized

Thirteen signs publicizing the campaign of Calaveras County District 4 supervisorial candidate Amanda Folendorf were vandalized over the weekend.The signs were located in Copperopolis and Angels Camp, as well as along Pool Station Road and Highway 4. Some had the words “liar,” “crime” and “failed $” spray-painted over them, photographs show.“Some with vulgar words but mostly involving negative campaign messages,” […]