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Green Drinks – March 8 in Sonora

SAVE THE DATE! GREEN DRINKS November 19 – Indigeny Reserve Starting 2016 off right with Cole Video! Date: Tuesday – March 8, 2016 Location: 1 E. Linoberg St, Sonora CA Time: 6:00pm to 7:30pm We are starting the 2016 Green Drinks season with Cole Video!  We were happy to host Cole and his company back in 2014, when they received a “Rising Star” business award... Read More

Community Events

“LOVE THE FOREST” ROCKS ON VALENTINE’S DAY! Date Changed to April 2nd Mark your calendars for the 14th annual Love the Forest Concert at Black Bart Playhouse in Murphys, Saturday, February 13, beginning at 7pm. A host of local musicians including Cantamos with Michela Macfarlane, plus The Bill Welles Band. The evening will also include special guest singers from the San Francisco Women’s Choir Musae joining Michela on several tunes.  Cantamos:... Read More

Key Land Use Community Meetings – Reminders

February 9- there will be 6 Asphalt Appeal Hearings before the Board of Supervisors.  Starting time 9 a.m. Planning Commission Meeting – January 14, 2016 AGENDA Planning Commission review and recommendation to the Board of Supervisors on the General Plan update.  (Peter Maurer, Planning Director)         Topics of discussion: Conservation and Open Space Element Staff Report    Conservation and Open Space Element  Open Space... Read More

Meetings and Events for 2016

Next CPC meeting on February 1, 2016, 1:30-4 pm, Main Library, Chesebrough Room, San Andreas. January 26- BOS meeting.  Check agenda Thursday on county website or the CAP website. February 9- there will be 6 Asphalt Appeal Hearings before the Board of Supervisors.  Starting time 9 a.m. EPFW’s annual Love the Forest Concert February 13 –get your tickets soon they usually sell out! March 26 Opening of Film Festival at Black Bart in Murphys  Read More

California Drought, Wildfires Among Topics Showcased At Film Festival

The 14th annual Wild and Scenic Film Festival kicks off this week in Nevada City and Grass Valley. Capital Public Radio,  Read More

Calaveras County Democratic Central Committee Meeting with Calaveras Planning Director – December 8

Join the Calaveras County Democratic Central Committee (CCDCC) on Tuesday, December 8, at 6:30 pm. Round Table Pizza Meeting Room 27 N. Main Street, Angels Camp (corner of Hwy 49 & Hwy 4 – behind McDonalds)   Featured Speaker: Peter Maurer – Planning Director – Calaveras County Also on the agenda is a discussion of the County’s response to the massive tree kill due to bark beetle infestation.  Read More

State of California General Plan Guidelines Draft Released, Workshops in November

On October 12, the Governors Office of Planning and Research (OPR) released a public draft of the update to General Plan Guidelines (GPG) for the State of California. The draft GPG is available for public review, questions, and comments. The public comment period ends December 18. The draft GPG document is available here on the OPR website. “This comprehensive update seeks to create a suite of tools for planners, practitioners, and the general public... Read More

“Pieces”—a Community Healing Art Project

This is a public art project endorsed by both Calaveras and Amador County Arts Councils, to help in the healing process for Butte Fire victims and their community. The public is asked to donate small pieces from the fire’s rubble. With them, Murphys artist, Robin Modlin will lead the creation of a mosaic wall or monument in honor of the fire victims. Collection of items for “Pieces” will continue until December 1. For more information, visit... Read More

The Climate is Changing! We Should Too

On November 7, at 10:00 to 11:30 am, Citizens’ Climate Lobby will hold a community meeting to introduce their strategy for empowering local citizens to take effective action on climate change. Read Here RSVP appreciated but not required. Email Gwen Starrett.  Read More

Butte Fire Recovery Field Day #2

November 7, 2015 8:30 am to 2:00 pm. Under the direction of EBMUD rangers, volunteers will spread mulch, build simple water dissipaters, or add seed along the Mokelumne River canyon between the towns of Mokelumne Hill and Glencoe. All instruction and tools will be provided. No experience necessary. Registration required. Read here   Read More

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