Calaveras seniors walk off the field for a final time

Summerville 2, Calaveras 0

The final game of the 2021 season did not go the way the Calaveras High School boys’ soccer team hoped. Calaveras could not top the Bears and lost the season finale 2-0 Thursday evening at Toyon Middle School in Valley Springs.“First off, tip of the cap to Summerville,” Calaveras head coach Rob Leetham said. “Coach (Dave) Reel continues to put […]

The money must be paid back to our Treasury as soon as reasonably possible.

EditorMany of us have no real need for the $1,400 stimulus we have or will receive. Our government may have included us in this “free money” plan in order to gain wide public support.An age-old but forever-true saying is, “There is no such thing as a free lunch.” The money must be paid back to our Treasury as soon as […]

Ways to celebrate spring around your house

Spring is the season of rebirth, new growth and fresh new possibilities, so it is only natural that we’re inspired to make changes in our lives and homes at this time of year. Many are finally feeling some optimism as more of us get vaccinated and less people are sick. As the days grow longer, the temperatures warmer and the […]

Trying to fix glasses puts author in real fix

I’ve gotten myself into some jams before, but nothing like this one. It all started when a temple screw fell out of my reading glasses, and being the son of an optometrist, I determined to fix those glasses myself. Bad judgement. I have never been handy in that way.Not happening to own a screw that small, I slipped a paperclip […]

Woman on mission to improve ski safety standards after death of husband

‘The loss, it hurts so much’

On Feb. 18, the Alpine County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a 53-year-old man who was unresponsive after a ski accident that occurred in the Kodiak Terrain Park at Bear Valley Resort. The man, Carlos (Gustavo) Pesce, a resident of San Francisco, was pronounced dead soon after.According to his wife, Vera Ares, Pesce was a somewhat experienced skier […]

Senior night doesn’t end with a Bullfrog victory

Bret Harte finishes season 1-3-1
All done
Argonaut 3, Bret Harte 1

Jeff Gouveia was filled with a mixture of emotions following Bret Harte’s 3-1 home loss to the Argonaut Mustangs Thursday evening at Dorroh Field in Angels Camp. The first-year head coach had just experienced his first senior night as the head of Bret Harte’s program and for the first time, he had to say goodbye to his senior players.But Gouveia […]

Angels Camp and local water districts receive PSPS funding

The City of Angels Camp (COA), Union Public Utility District (UPUD) and Utica Water and Power Authority (Utica) recently received $590,000 in grant funding from the California Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) through the state’s Community Power Resiliency grant program.“The purpose of this grant is to help cities and special districts take measures to keep critical systems and services […]

Crisis Center highlights number of residents served in county

This last year the Crisis Center in Calaveras served 341 victims of domestic violence. They provided counseling, accompanied them to court, offered them safe shelter, and helped them navigate the legal system to secure restraining orders. Of the domestic violence survivors served, 167 were women, 59 were men and 115 were children.Kelli Coane is the director of the Crisis Center […]

Who will rescue us from the Rescue Plan?

Editor’s note: The Calaveras County Democratic Central Committee recently submitted an open letter to Rep. Tom McClintock of California’s District 4. The Calaveras Enterprise reached out to Rep. McClintock’s office to give the congressman a chance to respond. The “American Rescue Plan” is a prime example of false advertising. The $1.9 trillion partisan spending spree doesn’t “rescue” America, but rather robs […]

Sidelined due to life-threatening injury, senior Blain Mossa still in the game

'I don’t have a son ... I’ve always said that if I had a son, I’d want him to be like Blain' – Calaveras football coach Doug Clark
No. 33: Still Standing
Calaveras Football

Watching football from the sideline is something that Blain Mossa never had to do.While he was always one of the smaller players on the field, Mossa played linebacker, which is one of the most physically dominating positions. Throughout his football career, Mossa would routinely take on blockers and running backs who were much larger, and he always returned to his […]