Dr. Matthew John Bicocca

August 1, 1985 – March 28, 2022Matthew Bicocca, beloved son of Vince and Barbara Bicocca, passed away surrounded by family on March 28, 2022, in Houston, Texas. He was 36 years old.Matthew was born in Jackson, Calif., and spent his childhood in Calaveras County, attending San Andreas Elementary School, Toyon Middle School, and Calaveras High School. As a child, he […]

Photo Gallery: Bret Harte Tennis vs. Calaveras (4/6/22)

Bret Harte tennis beat Calaveras 5-3 April 6 in Angels Camp. Photos by Guy Dossi

Dallas “Dutch” Tracy Bobp

January 13, 1932 – March 26, 2022Dallas “Dutch” Tracy Bobp died on March 26, 2022, in Murphy’s surrounded by family. His life began in Conrad, Montana, on January 13, 1932; born to Eleanor Bobp “Hazelton” and John Tracy Bobp. He had one sister, Ruth “Deane,” who preceded him in death. He grew up in Cut Bank, Montana. After high school, […]

Best of Calaveras 2021 Winners

We would like to announce and congratulateour first-place winners in the2021 Best of Calaveras contest.CategoryWinnerCannabis – RecreationalCalaveras Little TreesCannabis DispensaryCalaveras Little TreesFeed/PetsSpence Ranch Feed & SupplyVeterinarianArnold Pet ClinicCar Sales – NewSubaru of SonoraCar Sales – UsedJeff Holman Auto CenterFloorsPinnell’s Carpet One Floor & HomeLive TheatreMetropolitan, San AndreasPest ControlTri-County Pest ControlPropaneEbbetts Pass Gas ServicesSports & Adventure (Summer)OARS – Whitewater RaftingSports & Adventure (Winter)Bear […]

Felony Booking Log: March 28 to April 3

Booking LogMonday, March 28Paul Richard Regruto, 29, was arrested at 9:54 p.m. at Highway 49 and Highway 12 in San Andreas and booked on suspicion of threatening crime with intent to terrorize.Wednesday, March 30Alissa Lair, 19, was arrested at 10:17 p.m. at the 400 block of East St. Charles Street in San Andreas and booked on suspicion of first-degree robbery […]

We’re going to the dogs, and that’s a good thing

The world is going to the dogs, and that’s a good thing. There are more dogs in San Francisco today than people. Emperor Norton himself had two dogs, Lazarus and Bummer. When Laz and Bum expired, they were regally stuffed by a taxidermist to become a popular display above the swinging doors of a swinging downtown saloon. I don’t know […]

Bullfrog tennis collects its first win by beating Calaveras 5-3

Mike Stange gets his first win as Bret Harte head coach
Some tennis racket
Bret Harte 5, Calaveras 3

Mike Stange took over as Bret Harte’s head tennis coach nearly one year ago. And close to one year after holding his first practice with his 2021 squad, the Bullfrogs picked up their first Mother Lode League victory.After going winless in the spring of 2021 and dropping its first three games of the 2022 season (and playing Summerville to a […]

Sheriff’s Log: March 28 to April 3

Sheriff’s LogDaily LogMonday, March 28Burglary11:52 a.m., West Point – Burglary, not in progress; report taken. West Point Pioneer Road.Assault5:02 p.m., Vallecito – Assault; no report taken. Main Street.Suspicious person8:11 p.m., Valley Springs – Suspicious person; arrest made. Sequoia Avenue.Tuesday, March 29Suspicious person11:40 a.m., San Andreas – Suspicious person; report taken. West St. Charles Street.Public intoxication4:59 p.m., Valley Springs – Public […]