2023-10-19 E-Edition

Purple & Gold Parade

Bret Harte celebrates homecoming 2023

Hundreds of spectators decked out in purple and gold made their way to downtown Angels Camp for the 2023 Bret Harte High School homecoming parade on the afternoon of Oct. 13. The parade highlighted Bret Harte sports teams, including football, boys’ basketball, water polo, volleyball, cheerleading along with AMA football and cheer. The Bret Harte senior quintet of Chase Silva, […]

No trick, ‘The Bad Seed’ is a thrilling treat

A local theatrical company is providing some spooky thrills for Halloween without a haunted house or scary monsters, save one “bad seed” of the human kind. The latest production from Fourth Wall Entertainment Troupe (FWET) is, in fact, “The Bad Seed,” based on the best-known and final novel written in 1954 by William March, an underrated American writer of psychological […]

Fans, players celebrate breast cancer awareness at Bret Harte volleyball game

While the Bret Harte High School girls’ varsity volleyball team was in the process of winning another game in their successful season, on Oct. 10, they also had another topic on their minds: promoting the theme of breast cancer awareness. With that night’s game against Amador High School at Bob Bach Gym in Angels Camp being dubbed the Bret Harte […]

Kathleen Margaret (Haniger) Windle

Apr. 26, 1950 - Sept. 29, 2023

Our dear mother, Kathleen Margaret (Haniger) Windle received her wings on September 29, 2023 in Richmond, VA at the age of 73. Kathleen was born in Tacoma, WA on April 26, 1950 to Francis “Walt” and June Ann Haniger. She was the first born of 10 children. The family moved to Sunnyvale, CA when she was in the 5th grade. […]

Gary Lee Hatch

Sept. 6, 1935 - Sept. 21, 2023

Gary passed peacefully on September 21, 2023, at his home in Antioch, California. He was born in Oakland, California to Thelma Hatch and grew up in Mountain Ranch, California. He graduated from Calaveras High School in 1955 and enlisted in the United States Air Force shortly after graduation. While stationed in Tucson, Arizona, Gary married Lucinda Klipp in 1957. They […]

Louis Monroe Scott

Jan. 31, 1943 - Oct. 10, 2023

Lou was born in San Francisco to Jim and Marie (Herwig) Scott and raised in Sunnyvale, Calif. He was the oldest of five children (three brothers and one sister). Lou graduated from Sunnyvale High School in 1960 and attended Foothill College for one year before joining the Army in 1961. He served three years in Germany as a sergeant and […]

Fall vendors’ fair to be held in Murphys Oct. 21

A fall vendors’ fair is coming to Main Street in downtown Murphys on Oct. 21. The fair, which will be held from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., will offer opportunities to purchase a variety of items from local vendors at participating businesses, as well as enjoy food and entertainment. Maya Radisich, owner of Moss & Rust, a specialty house plants […]

Friends are the best! Unlike your family members you can pick them.

Having lived from one coast to another, I have gathered many friends along the way and kept a few of my childhood friends as well. Then when you add in the 30 years I taught school, the college friends I met along the way, all the folks I catered for, being on the board of Murphys Park and proudly being […]


Free Lunch Thursday, 12pm Murphys Senior Center, 65 Mitchler St. Murphys For more information and to reserve your seat call 209-728-1672. We also have activities Monday through Friday and speakers for event calendar go to www.murphyscenter.com Open Garden Gate Thursdays 9am – 1pm Master Gardener Demo Garden, 891 Mountain Ranch Road, San Andreas Garden is open to the public. Master […]