Archives for June 2010

White Pines Lake

Playground, beach, swimming, picnic areas, group BBQ, horseshoe pits, fishing, boating (no motors) and volleyball. … [Read more...]


This Gold Rush-era community is a rural neighborhood that includes the 1850s Dinkerspiel Store. The Murphy Brothers discovered gold here in 1848 and then went on to richer diggings in the nearby town that bears their name. Mexican miners came to the abandoned camp, which they re-named Vallecito, meaning small valley in … [Read more...]

Stanislaus River

The river is named for Estanislao, a Miwok leader from Mission San José, who led a band of 400 former mission acolytes against the Mexican government in 1828–1829. The band made its base along the banks of the river, then known as the Rio Laquisimes. … [Read more...]

San Andreas

San Andreas was settled by Mexican Gold Miners in 1848. By 1850 over 1000 tents dotted the hillsides. The first church, built in 1852 was a canvas structure with a simple cross over the door designating it a church of the Roman Catholic faith. It was named for St. Andrew San Andreas and the name of the town was taken from this … [Read more...]

Police Department

Angels Camp Police Chief Dale Mendenhall 209-736-2567 Calaveras County Sheriff’s Dept. Clay Hawkins 209-736-6500 … [Read more...]

Fire Department

Altaville/Melones Fire Department Jim Rosbrook 209-736-4461 … [Read more...]


Rental Cars Hertz 13411 Mono Way Sonora, CA 209-588-1575 Enterprise 14860 HWY 108 Sonora, CA 209-533-0500 Cab/Charter Murphys Cab Company Jason Van Cleave 209-559-8777 Linkline Charter & Tours 209-694-8747 21001 Phoenix Lake Rd. Sonora 95370 Limo Services Stage Couch Limo P.O. Box 563 Murphys 95247 209-736-9226 Air … [Read more...]


Bret Harte High School Angels Camp Lynn Porovich 209-736-8340 … [Read more...]


Manuel Mill, Arnold Josh Heller (caretaker) 209-795-5623 Greenhorn Creek Resort—Golf 711 McCauley Ranch Rd Angels Camp, CA 209-729-8111 Saddle Creek Golf—Golf 1001 Saddle Creek Dr. Copperopolis, CA 800-611-7722 209-785-7400 … [Read more...]


Sutton Enterprises (Carson Hill Rock) 209-736-5959 … [Read more...]