Friday Apr 4
Cal Fire and National Guard Fire Training
As drought conditions continue to have a hold on California, Cal Fire and the California National Guard are holding their annual fire aviation training.
Watch as Cal Fire, National Guard Train for Fire Season [Photos, Video]
The following is a news release from Cal Fire: As drought conditions continue to have a hold on California, CAL FIRE and the California National Guard are holding their annual fire aviation training.
Religion briefs -- Published March 29, 2014
The Blessed Hope Trio, a men's gospel singing group from Golden State Baptist College in Santa Clara, will perform at Great Valley Baptist Church of Stockton during the 10 and 11 a.m. services Sunday at 1520 W. Hammer Lane, and at the 1:30 p.m. service at 207 S. Amador St. in Ione.
Sheriff: Man Shoots At Dog, Family and Deputies
The Amador County Sheriff's Office says that their deputies were called to the 1800 block of Carbondale Road, about seven miles northeast of Ione, just after 5 p.m. for a reported shooting.
Briefs -- Published March 28, 2014
Inclement weather is postponing a planned closure of the onramp from West Fremont Street to southbound Interstate 5 and the northbound offramp to Monte Diablo Avenue, according to the California Department of Transportation.
SF Classical Voice
McGegan's Excursion to the Verdian Side of Vivaldi
Could this be Vivaldi, this stirring call for "Weapons, slaughters, vengeance, furies," as trumpets blare, drums roll, and the chorus explodes in "Arma, caedes, vindictae, furores!" ? Yes, it is Il Prete Rosso, the magnificent Venetian redheaded priest, opening his 1716 oratorio, Juditha triumphans in a manner seldom heard in his music elsewhere .
Parlor reborn: Native Sons will rededicate Casa Bonita on Saturday
In a blend of historical preservation and 21st century vision, the Native Sons of the Golden West are trying to revive Parlor No.
Santa Clara man suspected of killing cellmate in Northern California prison
State prison officials say 50-year-old Ervin Savoy was found unresponsive in his cell at Mule Creek State Prison in Ione on Saturday and later pronounced dead.