The life of Mike Sadek (1/26/21)

Former San Francisco Giant and Mountain Ranch resident Mike Sadek passed away on Jan. 20. Courtesy photos

David M. Scoggins

December 29, 1946 – January 20, 2021David M. Scoggins, a 34-year resident of Valley Springs, passed away in his home, early morning Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021. He was born Dec. 29, 1946 in Antioch to the late Everette and Gladys (Gray) Scoggins.Dave was Alumnus of Clayton Valley High in Concord, where he loved football and track. He had a 40-year […]

Katherine Williams

March 18, 1931 – December 5, 2020Katherine Ann (Bartoo) Williams, 89, died Saturday, Dec. 5, 2020, at Methodist Hospital in Sacramento.Katherine was preceded in death by her husband of 58 years, Edwin Williams; her mother, Marguerite (Nan) Wooster Bartoo; her father, Theodore (Barney) Bartoo; and her brother, Russell Bartoo.Katherine was born March 18, 1931, in San Francisco, the first child […]

Biggest storm of the season coming to county

The biggest storm of the season so far is forecast to bring multiple feet of snow to Calaveras County above 3,000 feet.The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a winter storm warning from 4 p.m. Tuesday until 2 a.m. on Friday for the Motherlode and the west slope of the northern Sierra Nevada.“A significant winter storm will move into the […]

Sandbags available to help county residents weather storm

The Calaveras County Department of Public Works has announced that sandbags will be available at ten locations across the county to help local residents weather this week’s storm.“In preparation of the heavy rain and potential flooding predicted for this week the Calaveras County Office of Emergency Services and Public Works Department have stocked the following locations with sandbags and sand,” […]

Demand for COVID-19 vaccine, low inventory overwhelms local distributors

Calaveras County Public Health and Dignity Health Mark Twain Medical Center updated the board of supervisors Tuesday morning regarding their ongoing joint efforts to vaccinate an estimated 30,000 residents against COVID-19, a process which will require approximately 60,000 total doses.Since opening a call center on Jan. 15 to schedule vaccinations for residents age 65 and older, the Mark Twain Medical […]