Amador County Newswire

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  1. Calaveras County Water District race a full houseRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 16 | The Union Democrat

    ... county. Dell'Orto said he would like to complete an agreement with the East Bay Municipal Utility District, Amador County Water Agency and CCWD to bring Mokelumne River water to Camanche, Burson and Wallace. He added that he wants to work with ...

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  2. Big Crush 2014 introduces Young's VineyardRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | Examiner.com

    The Amador Vintners Association 2014 Big Crush took place on Oct. 4-5 from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. with 40 different participating wineries. Those who frequent the Amador County wine tasting events are familiar with the routes and destinations that dot the area on the tour.

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  3. Lodi: A wine region which deserves attentionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 11 | Examiner.com

    ... surely please everyone's palate - and pocketbook! The Spencer family began growing Spanish varietals grapes in Amador County in the 1970s. When their grape buyer went out of business, the family

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  4. Recovering from Wildfire workshop in El Dorado CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 10 | In El Dorado County

    ... El Dorado County. Placerville, CA: The University of California is cohosting a workshop for the El Dorado and Amador County residents on Recovering from Wildfire: resources for private landowners. The workshop will be held at the Pleasant Valley ...

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  5. Fire Safe Council meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | The Pine Tree

    The public is invited to a special presentation by CALFIRE at the Amador Fire Safe Council meeting on Wednesday, October 15, 3 p.m. at the GSA building, 12200B Airport Road. This is a reschedule of the After Action Report for the recent Sand Fire that occurred in Amador and El Dorado counties.

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  6. Readers share their favorite Amador spotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 3 | San Jose Mercury News

    A few weeks ago, we shared some of our favorite discoveries in Amador County and asked readers to tell us what we missed. One of our favorite Gold Country spots is in Mokelumne Hill just a few miles past Jackson.

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  7. October Blood Moon over Northern CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 8 | News10.net

    ... The moon will appear a coppery red, so it's been called a "blood" moon. This photo shows the Blood Moon over Amador County. The second - and final - total lunar eclipse of 2014 is occurring early Oct. 8, 2014. The moon will appear a coppery red, so ...

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  8. Salaries And Shooting RangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 6 | My Mother Lode

    ... Bigelow to author legislation that would help Tuolumne County receive unused AB 900 jail funding. In August, Amador County relinquished $22.7 million in AB 900 grant money, and Tuolumne County is hoping to receive a sizeable chunk. You can view live ...

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  9. 41 Wineries Host a oeBig Crusha Celebration in Amador CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 5 | KTXL-TV Sacramento

    ... doors to more than 4,500 visitors from around the world this weekend for the "Big Crush" wine celebration in Amador County. For more than 20 years, the event has celebrated the region's grape harvest. Andis Wines was one of the 41 wineries to ...

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  10. Lifestyle briefs -- Published Oct. 6, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 3 | RecordNET

    The U.S. Air Force Band of the Golden West will hold a free concert at 3 p.m. Oct. 19, at Warren Atherton Auditorium at San Joaquin Delta College, 5151 Pacific Ave., Stockton. Free tickets are available at the Delta College box office from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays, and from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays.

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  11. Grape Stomping with Darren and BethanyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 2 | KTXL-TV Sacramento

    Darren and Bethany kick off their shoes and step into barrels in honor of The Big Crush Festival 2014 in Amador County. You can catch The Big Crush Festival 2014 from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.

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  12. 'Recovering from Wildfire' Workshop in El Dorado County for ResidentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 1 | In El Dorado County

    Placerville, CA...The University of California is cohosting a workshop for the El Dorado and Amador County residents on Recovering from Wildfire: resources for private landowners. The workshop will be held at the Pleasant Valley Grange on October 24th, 9:00 to 4:00 PM.

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  13. The Big CrushRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 30 | Wine Business Online

    Description: Sponsored by Capital Public Radio and Sacramento Magazine, The Big Crush offers an unparalleled opportunity to savor the best of Amador County, a beautiful and historic wine region forty miles east of Sacramento that dates back to the early days of the Gold Rush. While Amador has long been renowned for its intense, old-vine Zinfandels, it today produces an astonishing array of delicious, award-winning wines, including succulent sauvignon blancs, beautiful barberas, savory syrahs and superb Sangioveses! The region's diverse group of vintners runs the gamut from old-time farmers to new-age entrepreneurs, with all offering Amador's signature mix of gracious hospitality and down-home charm.

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  14. Diabetic Driver Causes Collision, Jury Returns $3.7 Million VerdictRead the original story

    Monday Sep 29 | Business Wire

    On Friday, September 19, 2014, an Amador County jury returned a record personal injury verdict of $3,695,978.59 for injuries suffered by Tara Frisk in a December 2009 automobile collision. Plaintiff was represented by attorneys Jason Sigel and Hank Greenblatt of Dreyer Babich Buccola Wood & Campora , LLP.

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  15. Latrobe Fire Protection District Dissolution ProtestRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 28 | In El Dorado County

    ... of the El Dorado Hills CWD (EDH Fire) boundaries, and is bounded on the west and south by the Sacramento and Amador County lines, respectively. Please contact the LAFCO office at (530) 295-2707 for specific parcel numbers or additional information. ...

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  16. Deborah Marlene's Celebrates 1st Year in BusinessRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | The Pine Tree

    ... their work. Also, it has been my pleasure to work with Three different Jewelry Artists , Ingrid Brown of Ione (Amador County) who makes totally "original fun and affordable jewelry." The Company of Wild Hare Designs- shows the talents of a husband ...

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  17. Old Vines Grown in Sand Make California's New Must-Have BottlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Bloomberg

    ... grenache. The 2012 Sandlands Chenin Blanc comes from vines planted in 1979 at an elevation of 1,500 feet in Amador County, southeast of Sacramento. Photographer: Elin McCoy/Bloomberg ``I'm not searching out esoterica on purpose,'' he says when I ...

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  18. Briefs -- Published Sept. 24, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | RecordNET

    To celebrate the 160th anniversary of Amador County, the Kit Carson Mountain Men are driving a wagon train from the Shenandoah Valley to Jackson over four days, from Thursday through Sunday. The wagon train will depict an authentic look back at the early arrivals of settlers and miners to the Amador County region.

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  19. Dirk Verdoorn's Saturday NorCal Forecast 9.20.14Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 20 | KCRA-TV Sacramento

    ... AS WE HAVE A CHANCE FOR MORE SHOWERS TONIGHT. THE HEAVIER RAIN IS IN THE SOUTHERN PORTIONS OF EL DORADO AND AMADOR COUNTY. TUOLUMNE COUNTY STARTING TO PUSH IN. PLACES LIKE SONORA, HEAVIER RAIN. MURPHY, ARNOLD, GETTING SOME RAIN RIGHT NOW. THE ...

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  20. Smoke from King Fire reaches "hazardous" levelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    Sunlight streams through smoke within a burned forest near Uncle Tom's Cabin in El Dorado County on Thursday, September 18, 2014. The King fire has burned over 70,000 acres.

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