No room at the inn? My fear is the opposite

Some wonderful things have been happening in our neighborhood in Arnold lately. An influx of visitors have come to recreate during and after the pandemic. They frequented local businesses, helping to keep them open. They have moved into their second homes, working remotely. Some even enrolled their children into local schools. Houses have been selling like hotcakes increasing the value […]

Photo Gallery: Calaveras County Sports Year in Review 2011

Here’s a look at what was happening in Calaveras County sports from Jan-Dec 2011. 

Barnett becomes key player at Bret Harte with athletic director position

'I want to bring pride to the games and to our student body' - Brian Barnett
A New Job
Bret Harte Athletics

Brian Barnett has quite the athletic resume.Barnett was a four-sport athlete at Bret Harte High School, which included being a two-time all-league football player and 1997 Most Outstanding basketball player of the Mother Lode League. He was a college basketball player at California State University, Stanislaus. He was an athletic director for nearly 12 years at Mark Twain Middle School. […]

Not just for graffiti artists

Spray paint quick, easy, fun way to update outdated itemsSpray paint is the easiest, quickest and most affordable way to make a change to wooden, plastic, wicker or metal furniture, as well as most any accessory. With the proper ventilation and a playful spirit, I would advise spray paint for any expendable piece. If there is nothing to lose, try […]

Short film ‘The Phoenix’ being shot in Arnold this week

More Mother Lode movie magic

A young filmmaker is rising from the ashes of her own rocky childhood through the whimsical imagery and resilient message of her latest short film, “The Phoenix,” which is being shot this week at a home in Arnold.“The Phoenix” is about a young girl, Charlie, who uses her newly acquired superpowers to attempt to fix her parents’ broken marriage. Director […]