Calaveras County Administrative Officer resigns

Calaveras County Administrative Officer (CAO) Albert Alt has resigned from his position effective June 2.The announcement came during a report on the closed session at the end of the board of supervisors meeting on Tuesday.“Albert Alt tendered his resignation effective June 2, 2021, which the board accepted by unanimous vote,” Deputy Clerk of the Board of Supervisors Stacy Simpson reported. […]

Bullfrogs can’t top Amador on the road

Amador 2, Bret Harte 1

The Bret Harte girls’ soccer team will have to wait a little longer to try and collect its first win of the 2021 spring season. For the second game in a row, the Bullfrogs hit the road and were unable to return to Angels Camp with a win.Bret Harte lost to Amador 2-1 Tuesday night in Sutter Creek.“We played OK; […]

San Andreas Fire District resurrecting Measure A to fund staffing

This spring, San Andreas voters will be asked to vote once more on whether to tax themselves to maintain staffing levels at San Andreas Fire Protection District.Measure A shares the name of a similar measure that was on the ballot in August 2020, which came within 33 votes of passing, winning 62.9% of the ballots cast. Under California law, the […]

Calaveras High School teacher discusses experience on ‘Jeopardy!’

A Calaveras High School teacher and former Miss Calaveras had a lifelong dream materialize when she competed on a recent episode of “Jeopardy!”Ann Mazzaferro, 34, who teaches English and Theater Arts, grew up watching the show and wondering if she had what it took to grace the big, blue stage. After years of encouragement from family members, Mazzaferro finally took […]

Long battle with Amador ends in a 1-1 draw

Bret Harte 1, Amador 1

The Bret Harte boys’ soccer team came close to capturing its first win of the 2021 season, but couldn’t quite get over the hump. However, while the Bullfrogs did not beat Amador, they also did not lose.After 80 minutes, Bret Harte and Amador played to a 1-1 tie Tuesday afternoon in Sutter Creek.Neither team scored in the opening 40 minutes […]

Richard (Dick) Lawlor

February 12, 1938 – February 13, 2021Richard (Dick) Lawlor, 83, of Arnold, passed away on Feb. 13, 2021. He is survived by his wife, Claudette Lawlor; and his kids, Linda, Paulette and Ron Irving and Christine Lurie.

Calaveras Girls’ Soccer at Argonaut (3/16/21)

Calaveras girls’ soccer beat Argonaut 3-0 March 16 in Jackson. Photos by Guy Dossi

COVID-19 vaccines now available for some higher-risk individuals

Individuals over the age of 16 with medical conditions that may put them at higher risk of serious illness or death due to COVID-19 can now get vaccinated in Calaveras County.With a “solid” inventory of the COVID-19 vaccine, regular vaccination clinics at Frogtown in Angels Camp and a more streamlined scheduling process now in effect through the state’s My Turn […]

Richard (Dick) Lawlor

February 12, 1938 – February 13, 2021It is with a heavy heart we share the passing of Richard (Dick) Lawlor, beloved husband, father, grandfather, uncle, mentor and dear friend to many.He was a member of and volunteered for many organizations including the Knights of Columbus, Catholic Graduates, Our Lady of the Sierra, Sons in Retirement (SIRS), Sequoia Woods Golf Men’s […]

Utility work to cause delays on Hwy 12 this week

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will be conducting utility work and employing one-way traffic control at two locations along Route 12 in Calaveras County this week.On Wednesday, work will take place on Route 12 between Holmquist Lane and Quail Oaks Road between Valley Springs and Burson from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., and motorists can expect 10-minute delays.On Friday, […]