A man from Jamestown was released from prison in Sonora, CA and was subsequently transferred to jail in Tuolumne County. Charges are awaiting concerning a local robbery. Larry DeRossette Jr. was shot three times by police while robbing a gas station in 2008. Warrants were issued thereafter for forgery and cashing checks, burglary, and grand theft. DeRossette served almost five years and owes the county $838 in fines.
Looking for a place to try new and different wines from around the world? Come to Judy's tasting of Wines of the World. Judy, a Core Instructor at the Cheese School of San Francisco has paired each award winning wine with cheeses from around the world, giving you a wonderful, global experience.
Yosemite National Park was the site of two recent accidents. A man climbing El Capitan had climbed about 600 feet when a loose rock fell and killed the man. Another man was swept away in the current and fell over Nevada Falls. The search has been put on hold until water levels recede.
An evacuation was finally lifted for Calaveras County, California after a grass fire threatened the area. The evacuation was in place for the area of Treosti Place in Valley Springs. The official call came in at 12:28pm, affecting seven acres. The fire was finally contained after 3pm. A temporary shelter for residents was set up at Valley Springs Veteran's Memorial Hall.
Last Wednesday, a 12-year old boy accused of stabbing his younger sister plead not guilty in the Central California Juvenile Court. The boy claims he saw a tall, gray haired man fleeing the house as he stumbled upon his sister's body. Residents of the Sierra foothill community went into a state of lockdown in response to the event.
This year at the annual Calaveras County Fair, the Calaveras Winegrape Alliance put together a Grower's Display to help families learn about life on vineyards. Various aspects of life in the vineyard were on display, from wildlife habitats to pest-control. Birds of prey, such as Red-Tailed Hawks and Owls were showcased at the display courtesy of Tri County Wildlife Care.
The proposed rate hikes for Calaveras County Water District were announced last week. Residents could be subjected to rate increases as much as $21 dollars a month, which come to about $252 extra a year for both water and sewer. Residents affected by the hikes are invited to attend a town hall meeting in Arnold. Two other meetings in Valley Springs and Copperpolis are planned for later dates.
There is a $5,000 prize for anyone that can get to the finals and beat the longest frog jump word record in the Jumping Frog Jubilee at the Calaveras County fair. There will also be a Kiddie Parade, Freestyle MotorX show, Performance by a country music band, Destruction Derby and a Beauty Pageant. The fair also has dozens of vendors, arts and crafts and garden and food displays with a carnival at noon daily.
After several years, a local history photo exhibit has reopened. This place is the only one located in the area. The photos can be seen at Umpqua Bank in Valley Springs. This historic photo display was made possible by a Calaveras Community Foundation grant. Historic photos of the area are on display. They would like you to come by and grab a brochure, also let them know which photo is your favorite.
Looking for the perfect date for you fundraising tournament or just a special outing with friends? La Contenta Golf Club is now taking reservations for 2012. There are still good dates available for the 2011 also. Send a request to La Contenta's Professionals to check out availablility.
Depending on your line of work it can be greatly beneficial. Networking and the relationships built during a round of golf can last a lifetime. During a round of golf a person’s character is brought to the surface and much can be learned about a person. Golf can be good or bad for you depending on your disposition.
Start with the club your are hosting your event at. They will usually supply a gift certificate for future golf. Next think about your demographic of player in your event and solicit prizes from local businesses that would like to be exposed to your players in hopes of earning future business from their donation. A sponsorship has to be mutually beneficial. Don’t forget your players and any businesses they may have that they would like to promote.