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Man Convicted For Vandalizing San Andreas Rotary Sign

San Andreas, CA — The Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office reports that a man will spend 16 months behind bars after getting caught vandalizing the local Rotary club’s sign on Main Street in San Andreas. Nicholas Frazier was arrested on June 9 for vandalizing the sign. He initially...
SAN ANDREAS, CA
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I found this heart in the parking lot at the grocery store hidden in a bush. I was already having a great day with my 7 month old and 2 year old, and this was the cherry on top! I love the colors! Thank you.
JACKSON, CA

Amador County Couple’s Art Raises Nearly $200K For Wildfire Victims

AMADOR CITY (CBS13) — It’s a spark of good as California enters wildfire season. An Amador County couple has raised nearly $200,000 for wildfire victims with their art. You’ve likely seen the image: a bear hugging the Golden State with the caption, “I love you California.” “I think the image brings out that emotion in people,” said Eric Rewitzer of 3 Fish Studios. Artists Annie Galvin and Eric Rewitzer had been making the print for years as a nod to an image on sheet music from 1913. “I like to think that we brought it back to life and gave people that have fondness...
AMADOR COUNTY, CA
Calaveras Enterprise

World traveling juggler brings circus to Murphys

The circus is coming to Calaveras County, thanks to one local girl-turned-world-traveler. Friday, July 7, renowned juggler Erin Stephens will bring her unique skills to Brice Station for Sierra Circus Under the Stars, a one-of-a-kind event to raise funds for her latest passion project—building a circus school in Burkina Faso, Africa, where Stephens has lived for nearly two years.
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PHOTO GALLERY: Hot air balloons, classic cars mark Fourth

The Bear Valley 4th of July fun continued Sunday with hot air balloon rides, a pancake breakfast, camel rides, children’s play area and more than 25 arts and crafts booths filled with wonderful things to purchase. Sunday afternoon also featured a car show filled with restored vintage vehicles, project...
TEHACHAPI, CA
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Highway 4 Closing For Arnold’s Independence Day Parade

Arnold, CA — Be prepared for a traffic delay if planning to head up Highway 4 this morning. Caltrans reports that the highway will be closed between Lower Oak Circle and Blue Lake Springs for the annual Arnold Independence Day Parade. The closure is expected to run from 9:30am-noon.
ARNOLD, CA
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Junior Livestock Auction Is Saturday Afternoon At Fairgrounds

Sonora, CA — The 2022 Mother Lode Fair will continue through Sunday at the fairgrounds. A big event for local youth in the community is the Junior Livestock Auction coming up this afternoon. Buyer registration begins at three o’clock with the auction at four o’clock. Livestock Superintendent...
SONORA, CA
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Complaint Of Service Led To AHS Vandalism

Sonora, CA — A Sonora man is accused of vandalizing the Adventist Health Sonora ER last week after claiming poor service from staff. The Sonora Police Department received a report of a male subject who was throwing items inside the ER and yelling at staff. When officers arrived at the hospital on Greeley Road in Sonora, they contacted the suspect, 37-year-old Christopher Weakley, in the parking lot and detained him.
SONORA, CA
Calaveras Enterprise

New Business Spotlight: Gold Rush Tour Co. explores best of the Mother Lode

When Morgan Gace left her position as CEO of the Calaveras County Chamber of Commerce last year, she hadn’t planned on starting a business. Her plans quickly evolved, however, and she suddenly found herself in the position to pursue something she always wanted to do. Gace and her husband decided to create Gold Rush Tours, a unique tour company that utilizes Gace’s connections and passion for supporting small businesses while giving locals and visitors a one-of-a-kind experience.
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Victim Identified In Tuesday’s HWY 108 Crash

Sonora, CA — The CHP has released the name of a Tuolumne woman who tragically died in a motorcycle versus car crash on Highway 108. The deceased is 57-year-old Betty Marie Cardoza. The collision happened on Tuesday morning in the westbound lane of the highway at the Mono Way onramp. The CHP reports that Cardoza, on a Harley Davidson motorcycle, tried to pass a semi on the left side while merging onto the highway and collided with an oncoming sedan in the westbound lane, as earlier reported here. She was ejected from the bike, which came to rest about 200 feet down an embankment. Cardoza, suffering major injuries, was flown to a Modesto where she later succumbed to those injuries.
TUOLUMNE, CA
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SONORA, CA
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Arnold’s Independence Day Parade This Saturday

The Greater Arnold Business Association (GABA) will host the Arnold Independence Day Parade this Saturday, July 2nd, starting at 10 a.m. on Highway 4 in Arnold. Parade Chairman Linda Baker was Friday’s KVML “Newsmaker of the Day”. This patriotic celebration draws an exuberant crowd, numbering eight thousand...
ARNOLD, CA
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1 Hospitalized after Motorcycle Crash on Rawhide Road [Jamestown, CA]

Motorcycle Collision on Highway 49 Left One Injured. According to reports, the accident involved an SUV and a motorcycle that crashed along Highway 49 for reasons currently unknown. Eventually, officers arrived at the scene and located one rider lying in the roadway. Paramedics transported the motorcyclist to a nearby Modesto...
JAMESTOWN, CA
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Update: Power Outage In Soulsbyville Area

Update at 8:53am: PG&E reports that customers in the Soulsbyville area have been restored. It is not immediately clear what caused the outage. Original story posted at 8am: Soulsbyville, CA — PG&E says it is investigating the cause of a power outage impacting 502 PG&E customers in the greater Soulsbyville area.
SOULSBYVILLE, CA
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Mother Lode Fair Opens Today

The Mother Lode Fair in Sonora is ready for four days of fun, taking place from Thursday June 30th through Sunday July 3rd. Ron Hamilton, Mother Lode Fair Board President and Livestock Supervisor Kim Helmbold, were Thursday’s KVML “Newsmakers of the Day.”. Hamilton is excited for this year’s...
SONORA, CA
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