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Calaveras Enterprise

Horse stable, arena utilized for illegal marijuana cultivation in Wallace

The Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office Marijuana Enforcement Unit served two unrelated search warrants on Oct. 20 in Mountain Ranch and Wallace, including an equine facility that was being converted for indoor cultivation. The facility was located in the 10000 block of Limestone Drive in Wallace and consisted of a large...
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Big Rig Crash With Sedan in Elk Grove Blocks Freeway Slow Lane

Semi Cab Destroyed in South Sacramento Freeway Crash. A big rig crash with a sedan occurred along the South Sacramento Freeway in Elk Grove on October 24. The accident happened around 7:26 in the morning along southbound S.R. 99 just north of the eastbound Laguna Boulevard on-ramp. The report issued by the California Highway Patrol (CHP) stated that the big rig damaged 30 to 40 feet of guardrail and overturned, blocking the slow lane.
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Beloved Rancho Cordova sports facility roof collapsed during recent storm

RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif. — This past weekend’s historic, record breaking storm caused damage across the Sacramento region, including a softball training facility in Rancho Cordova. The roof at HRT Softball Sports Facility collapsed Sunday night when heavy rain hit the region. The facility estimates tens of thousands of dollars worth...
Sacramento Bee

What are the most expensive homes sold in Galt in the last week?

A home in Galt that sold for $523,000 tops the list of the most expensive real estate sales in Galt in the last week. In total, 5 real estate sales were registered in the area during the past week, with an average price of $490,000, $330 per square foot. The...

Man On Probation Found With Stolen Gun

Burson, CA — Two guns were discovered in the home of a Burson man already on probation and both were accessible to young children living in the residence, according to investigators. Calaveras Sheriff’s Deputies along with the probation department conducted a probation check on a property in the 3000 block...
Mountain Democrat

Town and Country Village gets a closer look

The proposed Town and Country Village by Mohanna Development Co. went through its first conceptual review Oct. 19, receiving both praise and concern from El Dorado County residents and the Board of Supervisors. The resort village project along Highway 50 on Bass Lake Road in El Dorado Hills includes 503...

5 things to know, including an update on a new eatery planned in Folsom

Welcome to Wednesday, loyal readers. Here's what you need to know today. In June, I told you that a new concept would replace the short-lived Coyote Bar & Kitchen in Folsom. Bobby Coyote, who founded Dos Coyotes Border Cafe, was a partner in the eatery at 185 Placerville Road, Suite 150. Coyote told me in June that he was in the process of selling his shares in the concept to his business partner, who would open a new eatery at the Folsom space.

Luxury home dazzles in Fair Oaks neighborhood

This exquisite, secluded estate on nearly 1.5 acres amid towering oak trees in a prestigious Fair Oaks gated community boasts 6,300-square-feet of luxurious living space. The stylish and sophisticated two-story home has a stunning grand foyer featuring Crema tile with mosaic inlays and a cathedral wood-beamed ceiling. The foyer opens into the elegant living room with hardwood flooring, an impressive gas fireplace and a winding wood and iron staircase leading to the second floor.
Mountain Democrat

Parlin, Turnboo despise Cameron Park

County supervisors Lori Parlin and George Turnboo again demonstrated their disdain for Cameron Park residents at the Board of Supervisors’ Oct. 14 special redistricting meeting. Because of Lori and George, Cameron Park’s 19,500 residents will continue to be split into two separate supervisorial districts in conflict with state election law...

350 Mature Trees In Danger Of Being Cut Down In Folsom By PG&E

A group of concerned residents in Folsom is speaking out against a PG&E plan to cut down 350 trees beneath powerlines. The utility says doing so, along with removing non-native vegetation, will protect the community from potential fires.
Sacramento Bee

Consignment shop sees a surge of clothing recycling as people dump their wardrobes

As retail stores everywhere struggle to get products on their sales floors due to supply chain issues and labor shortages, a Fair Oaks shop is bursting with inventory. Moth Hole Consignment, owned by Lauren Bertolani, has been a local retailer since the early-to-mid-1970s. It offers gently used and new women’s clothing, and a variety of gift items in a 3,400-square-foot location. Bertolani is the third owner, having purchased the store in 2014.
Calaveras Enterprise

Lack of games stunts growth for lady Bullfrogs

JACKSON – The water polo season began back in August. And from August until the last week in October, the Bret Harte High School girls’ water polo team could only compete in three matches. Between cancellations, COVID-19 testing and other factors, the Bullfrogs were unable to have as many matches...

3 Deaths Due To COVID-19 In The Mother Lode

Tuolumne County Public Health reports the death of a woman in her 60s due to COVID-19. There are 27 new COVID-19 cases since yesterday’s report with 19 unvaccinated and 8 vaccinated. There are 49 fewer active cases, the 212 active cases include 19 who are hospitalized, two more than yesterday. Regarding the recent expansion of the Pfizer vaccine Emergency Use Authorization to 5 to 11-year-olds, the recommendation by the Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee (VRBPAC) is an important first step in the approval process. The vaccine has more steps before it will be approved and made available to the age group. Officials state, “We will relay updates as they become available.”
Union Democrat

PHOTOS: Sonora Wildcats take first place in MLL football rankings with win over Argonaut Mustangs

The Sonora Wildcats are the new leaders in the Mother Lode League football rankings after a home win Friday night against Argonaut High School from Jackson. Sonora (5-3 overall, 3-0 MLL) prevailed 28-21 over the former No. 1 Mustangs to remain undefeated in the MLL and take first place heading into the final game of the season Friday against cross-county rival Summerville.