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Valley Springs was shaken Monday morning after two dogs mauled two miniature horses, Izzy and Silver, to death and the attack was captured on their surveillance camera. Owner Rob Hughes discovered the scene when he got up Monday morning. As of 11:30 a.m. Thursday, October 17, the dogs and th…

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Valley Springs was shaken Monday morning after two dogs mauled two miniature horses, Izzy and Silver, to death and the attack was captured on their surveillance camera. Owner Rob Hughes discovered the scene when he got up Monday morning. As of 11:30 a.m. Thursday, October 17, the dogs and th…

Representative Ro Khanna (D-CA-17) introduced HR 4359, known as the Police Exercising Absolute Care with Everyone Act of 2019 or the PEACE Act, to the House of Representatives last month. The legislation is aimed at existing use of force standards, federal law enforcement and attempts to bui…

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The Amador County Unified School District is targeting vaping in schools, pushing a proactive and primarily non-punitive approach to the problem. Students caught vaping on school grounds are directed to educational resources to teach them about what vaping does to your body, the chemicals in…

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On October 8, at approximately 6:35 a.m., Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a residential fire in the 8000 Block of Center Drive, Jenny Lind. According to fire staff, the doors and windows were boarded up making entry into the structure and extinguishing the fire extremely di…

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Pine Grove Market is bringing more amenities to Pine Grove with a new gas station and car wash. The $2.8 million project, sponsored by Bank of Stockton, began a few weeks ago with the demolition of the old auto shop on the 5-acre property, marking the beginning of a new era for the local market.

A ribbon cutting ceremony was held on Friday, October 4, in front of Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office headquarters in San Andreas to celebrate the completion of the Calaveras County’s new communications site above Arnold.

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Amador College Connect, through Amador Community College Foundation, has been awarded $22,000 in scholarship funding from the Amador County Behavioral Health Department for students that have demonstrated financial need and are enrolled in the online Human Services Certificate program offere…

Twenty four volunteers joined forces to clean along the Electra Rd/Big Bar section of the Mokelumne River on Saturday, September 21. Approximately 330 pounds of trash and recyclables were removed along a 3.5 mile section of river, making our local recreation sites healthier for people, fish …

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The Grand Oak Ballroom at Jackson Rancheria Casino Resort was filled to capacity as business owners, organizations, and individuals were announced by Ledger Dispatch Publisher Jack Mitchell as winners of the 2019 Best of Amador awards.

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The following are arrests reported for the dates and times indicated. All persons are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. This information is part of the public record and is presented here as a public service. Calaveras arrest logs are published online at ledger.news.

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Molly Jean Collins, 38 (from Avery) was driving a 2010 Acura sedan, within a private driveway, east of Haskell Street, and preparing to to turn left onto eastbound Highway 12.

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The following is a partial listing of calls received by Amador County Sheriff’s Office dispatchers on the dates and times indicated. Calaveras call logs are published online at ledger.news. 

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Luke Zeugin and Gabriella Malamed were crowned the 2019 Homecoming King and Queen at the Calaveras Varsity Football Homecoming Game against Summerville on Friday, October 4. (Courtesy Photo/Mark Rodriguez).

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A double fatality vehicle accident occurred on Tuesday, October 8 on Lime Creek Road in San Andreas. Kathleen Brewer, the driver of a 2004 Infinity G35, was driving eastbound on the Lime Creek Road toward South Petersburg Road with passenger Lynn Scott, both of Valley Springs. Brewer left th…

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Schools closed for two days, businesses without power, gas station, supplies, and survival gear purchases in mind — Amador County roils ahead of power restoration.