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Calaveras sheriff to illegal growers: stay out of our county

Starting on July 31, the Sheriff’s Office raided multiple illegal marijuana grows throughout Calaveras County following an investigation related to the environmental damage wrought by the pot cultivation. Read article in Union Democrat  Read More

Cannabis and Calaveras County

More than 700 registered pot farms made marijuana growing the largest industry in the county last year, according to one study Read article in Union Democrat  Read More

Calaveras Board of Supervisors agenda for Aug. 8, 2017

The agenda for the regular Board of Supervisors meeting scheduled for Tuesday, August 8, 2017 is now available on the website. Please see the attached Agenda document for the following meeting:   Board of Supervisors Regular Meeting Tuesday, August 8, 2017 8:00 AM 891 Mountain Ranch Road, San Andreas, CA 95249 Download PDF Agenda  |  View Web Agenda Document Modified: 8/3/2017 2:18 PM  Read More

Mokelumne River Long-Term Supply Needs Town Hall Meeting

The Calaveras County Water District (CCWD) and the Calaveras Public Utility District (CPUD) are hosting a town hall meeting to seek community input on a countywide long-term water supply needs assessment of the Mokelumne River, which is currently in progress. Any and all input from interested citizens and those who live in communities along the Mokelumne River is welcome and appreciated. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. Monday August 28 at the Mokelumne... Read More

Weekly ReCAP for Calaveras Planning and Land Use news

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Yosemite so crowded you can’t stop; but park will take your money at the gate

The precious natural cathedral of Yosemite Valley deserves far better than the park’s current management policy. Jamming the maximum number of visitors into a traffic nightmare not only completely ruins the Yosemite experience, the gridlock concentrates air pollution from idling cars and buses in the narrow valley between towering rock walls. Read article by John Buckley in Modesto Bee  Read More

Students learn about hydrology, wildlife, forests, climate and ecology

Calaveras Big Trees State Park in June graduated 25 students from its California Naturalist Program. Students completed 40 hours of class time, immersing themselves in the geology, hydrology, wildlife, forests, climate and ecology of California with a focus on the Sierra Nevada. Lessons included readings, hands-on activities and field trips throughout the park. Read Union Democrat article here  Read More

*New: Calaveras Board of Supervisor Meetings current and live streaming

For current and live streaming Board of Supervisors meeting videos, visit Calaveras County Board of Supervisors Meetings page and look for Video links. For recent and archived BOS videos, visit Media Center for Board of Supervisor Meetings. For Planning Commission videos and archived Board meetings, visit Community Action Project (CAP) website.  Read More

Weekly ReCAP of Calaveras planning and land use news

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New approach needed for small town housing

Here is an article from Center for Rural Affairs that discusses ideas for addressing housing affordability and supply in rural areas.  Read More

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