Supervisors consider tax exemption for low-value properties

At the Calaveras County Board of Supervisors meeting on Nov. 10, the board considered exempting real and personal property from taxation when the cost of assessing and collecting taxes exceeds the value of the taxes collected.While the county currently exempts real and personal property worth less than $2,000 from taxation, county Assessor Leslie Davis advised the board to raise this […]

New pet salon emphasizes animal grooming in winter months

There’s a new stylin’ surprise getting conditioned in Valley Springs. A pet grooming salon opened Aug. 1 amid an economy that saw several small business closures.Bark, Bath & Beyond (BB&B) offers a variety of grooming services for both dogs and cats – from head to tail.Married couple Megan and Jason Fonzi began the salon with a simple mission: to provide […]