Angels Camp man arrested for reportedly hitting elderly woman over head, stealing car, dog

Update: On May 13, the Angels Camp Police Department issued the following correction regarding their initial May 12 press release.”We have received a request to reiterate that the victim in this incident was known to Joshua Cowan. State law prohibits the release of the victim’s identity, however we want to reiterate that the victim was not a random person.We have […]

Copperopolis Elementary School parade (5/12/2020)

Staff from Copperopolis Elementary School put on a parade for their students May 12. The parade began at the school and ended at the Copperopolis Town Square. Photos by Guy Dossi


Calaveras seeks state approval to advance stage 2 reopening

Calaveras County officials have submitted an attestation to the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) requesting that residents be permitted to advance further into the state’s COVID-19 reopening process in the coming days.“I would like to emphasize that Calaveras is well positioned to move more quickly through the Stage 2 reopening as long as we maintain the gains that we’ve […]

The price of marriage? It ain’t cups

Dossi Thoughts

When I got married, it’s safe to say that 80% of my belongings made a trip to the dump, rather than to my new house. I have a feeling that I’m not the first man who has been told that his single possessions would be better suited at the bottom of a landfill than on display.While I had to say […]

What’s open, what’s not

County allows for certain outdoor activities, but where can residents go?

On April 29, Calaveras County Public Health Officer Dr. Dean Kelaita amended his March 27 order to loosen some restrictions on outdoor recreation.The order, put in place to help reduce the spread of the novel coronavirus, now allows walking; hiking; bicycling on roads, paths, parks and greenbelt areas; all-terrain-vehicle riding; hunting and fishing; private boating; horseback riding; golf; and disc […]

Copperopolis congregation finds home amid pandemic

In the words of Pastor Sean Paulson, “the church is the people, and a building is a tool.”Nonetheless, Paulson, his wife, Nicole, and their congregation of roughly 100 Copperopolis residents had been saving up for a place of their own since the 2006 when the church was founded. In the years that followed, Copper Canyon Baptist Church (CCBC) convened each […]