Tuesday Sep 9
Rail Road Flat festival hopes to raise funds
The first Rail Road Flat Fall Festival, which organizers hope becomes an annual event, is scheduled to be held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday. Presented by the Friends of Rail Road Flat School, the event is designed to raise money to benefit the students at the school through enrichment programs, services and outreach.
Rail Road Flat Festival scheduled for Sept. 13
13 at Rail Road Flat School, 298 Rail Road Flat Rd.  Admission to the carnival is free. A barbecue dinner that follows, from 4-6 p.m., is $10 and features roasted chicken or tri-tip, three-bean salad, garlic bread and fruited jello.
Closures, consolidation on list of Calaveras Unified cutbacks
Sports and music programs were spared from the so-called “Ugly List” a week and a half ago after a huge outpouring from the community.
Lifestyle briefs -- Published Aug. 29, 2014
Registrations are being accepted for The First Tee of San Joaquin's fall tour. Children 7 to 17 years old will be taught sportsmanship, respect and other core values while learning the game of golf.
The Union Democrat
Cal Unified looks at cutting teachers
The Calaveras Unified School District Board of Trustees on Saturday voted to authorize some layoffs but to take music and sports off the list of cuts to be made to reach a county-assigned deadline of reining in about $2 million in overspending by Sept.
Sports, music programs escape district ax
The resolution to remove music and sports from the list, made by Area 1 Trustee Sherri Reusche and approved in a 4-1 vote, came during a sometimes-contentious meeting that lasted nearly five hours and drew dozens of passionate appeals on behalf of the popular programs.
Calaveras Unified Faces Financial Crisis, Decisions
The Calaveras Unified School District needs to cut $1.8 million from its 2015-2016 school year budget with a deadline of Sept.