Electrical workers commended for ‘heroic’ efforts during recent blizzard

Above and beyond

Residents at higher elevations in Calaveras County are still dealing with the aftermath of an epic blizzard that left many isolated and without power for days.Dick James, of Arnold, was one of those people. Yet it could have been much worse without the help of an electrician who went above and beyond to ensure James and his wife, Linda, stayed […]

Bret Harte Boys’ Soccer Practice (3/2/21)

The Bret Harte boys’ soccer team practiced March 2 at Dorroh Field in Angels Camp. Photos by Guy Dossi

Copperopolis man busted for drug sales due to incriminating birth certificate placement

A 45-year-old Copperopolis man who was on probation in San Joaquin County and had an outstanding warrant for his arrest was apprehended and charged with drug sale-related charges in the early hours of Feb. 24.Evidence in the case includes the suspect’s own birth certificate.The suspect, Sammy Phillip High, was contacted by a Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office deputy while sitting in […]

Public comment sought on Utica hazard mitigation plan

The following press release was issued by UPUD and Utica. The Union Public Utility District (UPUD) and Utica Water and Power Authority (Utica) have completed a draft Multi-Jurisdictional Local Hazard Mitigation Plan (MJHMP), and the agencies are inviting the public to review and comment on the plan. The public comment period begins Monday March 1, 2021, and ends on Monday March […]

Bullfrogs host Summerville, Sonora in cross country meet

Bret Harte Cross Country

Under a cloudy Wednesday afternoon sky, runners from Bret Harte, Summerville and Sonora competed in the first Mother Lode League cross country meet of the year at Frogtown in Angels Camp. Sonora was the only squad to field full a team, but that didn’t prevent all the runners and limited spectators from enjoying an afternoon of athletic competition.The event didn’t […]

Bret Harte Girls’ Soccer Practice (3/2/21)

Bret Harte girls’ soccer practiced March 2 at Dorroh Field in Angels Camp. Photos by Guy Dossi

Forget teams, senior golfers look out for No. 1

La Contenta Senior Golf

After recent team competition, La Contenta seniors reverted to an individual competition of bogie points. In the Gold Tee flight, Gary Stokeland showed why he is the gold tee champ by crushing all golfers in the event by six strokes, as he scored 41 points. In a distant second in the flight, Frank Elizondo was nine points behind. Former club […]

Bret Harte Cross Country vs. Summerville/Sonora (3/3/21)

Bret Harte cross country hosted Summerville and Sonora March 3 at Frogtown in Angels Camp. Photos by Guy Dossi.

Bullfrog runners given option between cross country and soccer

Jordan Smith: 'There’s definitely way less meets then we usually get, but I’m just happy to get some'
A Running Start
Bret Harte Cross Country Preview

There might not be any sport more impacted by not allowing cohorting than cross country. And that is on full display at Bret Harte.Bret Harte head cross country coach Vicky Johnson was hoping, even with a minimized season, to have at least 20 runners. But when word came that runners had to decide between playing soccer or running cross country, […]