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A tale of two snow caves — rescued skiers share first-hand account of surviving a blizzard

story about two Bay Area women who were rescued after two nights lost in the mountains, surviving subfreezing temperatures and blizzard conditions by building a snow cave. The rescue was carried out by a team of dedicated staff from the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office, a California Highway Patrol

MOUNTAIN DEMOCRAT - 2019-03-20 17:00:33

Sheriff's log: March 12 to March 18

11:50 a.m., West Point – Burglary, not in progress; break-in to a residence. Report taken. Hidden Valley Road. 12:17 p.m., Valley Springs – Disturbance; physical altercation. Report taken. Hartvickson Lane.

CALAVERAS ENTERPRISE - 2019-03-21 15:49:00

Gov. Gavin Newsom is developing a bad habit: ignoring the will of voters

Gov. Gavin Newsom has drawn heavy flak for kissing off the voters on capital punishment. He’s also ignoring promises made to voters when they supported a gas tax and vehicle fee increase.

LA TIMES - 2019-03-21 07:05:00

California woman arrested for elder, animal abuse after dad, 96, found in home with up to 700 rats, cops say

A California woman was arrested after authorities discovered her 96-year-old father and multiple pets living inside a home in conditions described as "not fit for human living" with up to 700 rats inside, officials said Tuesday.

FOX NEWS - 2019-03-21 13:18:28

Parents, Students, Staff Up in Arms About Dismissal of Beloved Amador County Principal

JACKSON -- There seems to be no end to the nice things people in Amador County have to say about the former principal of Pioneer Elementary School. Laurie Carson held that position up until last week.


2 Marysville Teens Arrested In Murder Case Of 87YO Idaho Woman

POCATELLO, Idaho (CBS13) – Two Yuba County residents have been arrested in the murder case of an 87-year-old Idaho woman. Arlyne Koehler was found dead inside her Pocatello home on Tuesday. She had been stabbed to death, authorities said. However, according to the Idaho State Journal, authorities al

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2019-03-21 22:48:58

California among states considering caregiver tax credits

Gloria Brown didn’t get a good night’s sleep. Her husband, Arthur Brown, 79, has Alzheimer’s disease and had spent most of the night pacing their bedroom, opening and closing drawers, and putting on and taking off his jacket.

LA TIMES - 2019-03-21 14:00:00

New photo: California’s super bloom as seen from outer space

(CNN) — An image from outer space confirms what thousands of Californians have experienced from ground level: This year’s wildflower super bloom is amazing. The WorldView-2 satellite, owned by DigitalGlobe, captured an image of Riverside County’s Walker Canyon covered in blooming orange poppies on M

MERCURY NEWS - 2019-03-21 15:30:19

Flood Of Comments Dunk On Central California Gang Member’s Civil War-Style Revolver

FRESNO (CBS13) – A Facebook post on an admitted gang member’s arrest has gone viral thanks to his apparent taste for rustic guns. Back on March 11, Fresno police announced they had arrested 19-year-old Amador Carlos Martinez during a gang violence reduction mission in the city.

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2019-03-21 20:08:39

Person Shot by Modesto Police Investigating Carjacking, Robbery

MODESTO — Police in Modesto investigating a carjacking and robbery incident shot a person Thursday afternoon near Orangeburg Avenue and Carver Road. Police say the suspect was in critical condition.

FOX40 - 2019-03-21 21:36:08

Get a free ticket to ride into California’s history

Travelers can take a historic train ride in California’s Gold Country for free the first weekend in April. It’s the kickoff weekend for Railtown 1897 State Historic Park’s throwback excursions along 6 miles of rugged hilly landscape.

LA TIMES - 2019-03-21 11:10:00

Deputy Shoots Suspect In Modesto; No Law Enforcement Officers Hurt

MODESTO (CBS13) – Authorities are investigating a deputy-involved shooting in Modesto that left a suspect in critical condition. The incident happened a little before 2 p.m. Thursday near Carver Road and Teresa Street.

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2019-03-21 21:55:26

Sacramento Police Release Picture of Indecent Exposure Suspect

SACRAMENTO — The Sacramento Police Department has released a photograph of a man they believe is tied to 13 separate indecent exposure incidents. The police department also posted the image of the man’s car, a dark-colored, two-door Honda Accord with “5STAR” printed in yellow on paper license plates

FOX40 - 2019-03-21 03:56:47

5-Year-Old’s Body Found in Stanislaus River, Sheriff’s Department Says

STANISLAUS COUNTY — The body of a 5-year-old girl who slipped and fell into the Stanislaus River Sunday has been located, according to the Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Department.

FOX40 - 2019-03-21 01:11:27

Cal Fire, Cal OSHA investigate death of Calaveras County roads employee

Authorities are investigating whether a tree that killed a Calaveras County Public Works employee on Monday in a rural area south of Mokelumne Hill was previously removed by workers as a part of winter storm cleanup work in the Butte Fire burn scar.

UNION DEMOCRAT - 2019-03-21 00:33:03

Locals suspected in Idaho murder

Two Marysville teens wanted for murder in Idaho were arrested during a traffic stop Wednesday night. Yuba County sheriff’s deputies were in Olivehurst searching for the two for an incident involving criminal threats. They spotted their vehicle just before midnight, according to a department press re

APPEAL-DEMOCRAT - 2019-03-21 22:59:00

Art contest open for winegrape poster

Now is the time to put your grape sketching skills to the test. The Calaveras Winegrape Alliance is opening its first ever art contest to celebrate its 26th anniversary, in addition to the newly branded Murphys Grape Stomp and Harvest Festival.

CALAVERAS ENTERPRISE - 2019-03-21 15:52:00

Runaway log fatally crushes Calaveras worker

MOKELUMNE HILL — A Calaveras County Public Works employee was killed Monday morning while clearing brush in a remote area east of the small community of Mokelumne Hill, according to the Sheriff’s Office.


County roads employee killed in tree removal accident

Condolences were offered during the Calaveras County Board of Supervisors meeting on Tuesday after a Public Works employee died as the result of a tree removal accident in a rural area outside of Mokelumne Hill on Monday morning.


Day o’ the green

Downtown Murphys was decked out in all its Irish glory on March 16 for the 27th annual Murphys Irish Day. The streets were filled with vendors, entertainers and throngs of people enjoying the celebration.

CALAVERAS ENTERPRISE - 2019-03-20 22:40:00