Scout project improves skatepark

A local resident recently completed his Eagle Scout project just days before the deadline.Soren Jensvold, 18, of Murphys, decided to improve one of the features at the skatepark in Murphys for his service project, which had to be completed before he turned 18.“I ended up doing the project the week before I turned 18,” Jensvold said. “I was really kind […]

18-year-old pilot lands in Calaveras on trip around country

Although some teenagers have trouble leaving the nest after high school, one 18-year-old was flying solo the day of his graduation.On June 15, Ben Templeton landed a bright yellow 1946 J-3 Piper Cub at the Calaveras County Airport in San Andreas during a two-month trip to every state in the Lower 48.Growing up in Simpsonville, S.C., Templeton developed an interest […]

Photo Gallery: Calaveras Female Athlete of the Year Angelina DeLeon

Athlete of the Year: DeLeon packs in as much as possible during senior year of school

Angelina DeLeon played soccer and was the Most Outstanding Softball player of the MLL
Calling her shot

When Angelina DeLeon put pen to paper in December of 2020 and committed to attend and play softball at the University of Mississippi, the Calaveras High School senior had her future all mapped out.At that time, because of the uncertainty of COVID-19, it was still unclear if she would even get a chance to play another second of high school […]

Fireworks banned in Angels Camp

Following the county’s lead, the Angels Camp City Council voted to ban the use and sale of fireworks within city limits until the end of November at a meeting on Tuesday.Due to unusually dry conditions, the board of supervisors temporarily banned fireworks in unincorporated Calaveras County at a meeting on June 8.“Calaveras County came up with an ordinance to basically […]

Six people arrested, environmental hazards discovered at illegal marijuana grow in Mountain Ranch

The Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office marijuana enforcement unit seized marijuana plants and processed marijuana with an estimated value exceeding $2 million and arrested six individuals during an illegal marijuana grow bust in Mountain Ranch on June 17.The sheriff’s office served a search warrant for two adjoining properties in the 9000 block of Avenue A and encountered 10 people at the […]

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