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Bank Asks Judge to Seize Trinitas – Argues Course Can’t Recover from Bankruptcy

By Dana M. Nichols November 11, 2011 Record Staff Writer SAN ANDREAS – Stockton-based Community Bank of San Joaquin is asking a judge to let the bank seize the Trinitas golf property south of Wallace. U.S. Bankruptcy Court Judge Ronald Sargis is... Learn More

Fire board Approves $150 Fee for Rural Properties

The Associated Press Posted: 11/09/2011 05:56:05 PM PST SACRAMENTO, Calif.—A California firefighting board has approved raising an annual wildfire fee for rural structures to $150. The state Board of Forestry and Fire Protection voted Wednesday to impose... Learn More

Federal Money Goes to Bridge Repairs Here in Calaveras County

By Sara Lunsford, Calaveras Enterprise, November 4, 2011 Three more bridges in Calaveras County will be retrofitted in the next few years, thanks to a federal program aimed at making aging public bridges across the country safer. The Federal Highway... Learn More

A Sunday Afternoon for CAP

Over 50 people gathered at the Hotel Leger in Mokelumne Hill on October 23 to enjoy the accomplishments of the Community Action Project and look to the future of citizen participation in county and regional planning. Inspiring presentations informed newcomers... Learn More

Study Paid for in Part by Skeptics Finds Raising Temps

Study paid for in part by skeptics finds raising temps. Physicist to detail report’s findings at climate change conference. By Seth Borenstein The Associated Press/Record October 31, 2011 WASHINGTON-A prominent physicist and skeptic of climate change... Learn More

Calaveras County Wins Case Over Controversial Golf Course

Written by Sean Janssen, The Union Democrat, November 01, 2011 01:26 pm In a setback for operators of the controversial Trinitas golf course, a federal bankruptcy court judge ruled late last week that golf is not agritourism and Calaveras County can prohibit... Learn More

Judge Rules on Trinitas Case…Golf Course is Not Agritourism

Federal Judge finds Trinitas golf course is NOT agritourism;grants County’s counterclaim for injunctive relief to enforce zoning violations.  The ruling should be available on Monday here.  Read More

Timing of Civil Suit Questioned as Trinitas Trial Reaches First Tee

By Dana M. Nichols Record Staff Writer October 14, 2011 12:00 AM MODESTO – A long-awaited trial on whether commercial golf is legal on farmland in Calaveras County opened with fireworks Thursday in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Modesto. The... Learn More

EPA Puts Tuolumne, Stanislaus on List of Polluted Waterways

Written by Union Democrat staff October 12, 2011 12:38 pm Portions of the Tuolumne, Stanislaus and Merced rivers have been added to a list of polluted California waterways. The Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday announced the rivers’ ... Learn More

Jenny Lind Fire Goes 24/7 with Paid Staffing Next Month

The Valley Springs News, October 5, 2011   By Nick Baptista The Jenny Lind Fire Protection District is moving forward to have round-the-clock coverage beginning Nov. 1. The district’s Board of Directors last month approved a plan by Fire Chief... Learn More

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