Calaveras County

Calaveras County, California

891 Mountain Ranch Rd
San Andreas, CA 95249
Phone: (209) 754-6370
Fax: (209) 754-6733

In NE CA, SE of Sacramento; original county; organized Feb 18, 1850 (prior to statehood). Name Origin: For the Calaveras River, which flows through the county, from the Spanish 'skulls,' so named because skulls were found on the river's banks in the 1830s

Area (sq mi):: 1036.84 (land 1020.04; water 16.81) Population per square mile: 46.00
Population 2005: 46,871 State rank: 44 Population change: 2000-20005 15.60%; 1990-2000 26.70% Population 2000: 40,554 (White 87.50%; Black or African American 0.70%; Hispanic or Latino 6.80%; Asian 0.90%; Other 7.20%). Foreign born: 3.00%. Median age: 44.60
Income 2000: per capita $21,420; median household $41,022; Population below poverty level: 11.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,745-$25,395
Unemployment (2004): 6.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.60% Median travel time to work: 34.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 41.20%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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The Calaveras County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to retain the national law firm of Baron & Budd and the California Fire Lawyers to initiate litigation against PG&E for its role in causing the Butte Fire.
In Calaveras County, Environmental Health Director Jason Boetzer and Health Officer Dr.
In Calaveras County, vineyards were affected by the Butte Fire, but Jeff Torres, county farm services executive director, said recently that he'd only had direct contact with a single grower.
Comcast joins other companies by offering financial contributions that will aid those affected by the fires in Lake County, Sonoma County, Amador County, Calaveras County and Fresno County.
Despite the outpouring of help at the center set up at the Calaveras County Fairgrounds, she didn't sleep well.
The California red-legged frog, made famous in Mark Twain's "Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County," is one hop away from extinction.
Now, Cal-Waste serves close to 17,000 local commercial customers weekly in Lodi, Galt, Woodbridge and Stockton, as well as Elk Grove, south Sacramento, Rancho Murietta and Calaveras County.
com)-- Drawing cute Thanksgiving pictures, buying groceries, shopping for the holidays has stopped for many Calaveras County families.
Much of the small town of Calaveras County is covered in purple tributes and ribbons, all in honor of Leila.
CBS News quoted Calaveras County Sheriff Gary Kuntz, as saying that the boy will be charged with homicide.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Detectives arrested the 12-year-old brother of Leila Fowler on a homicide charge in connection with his 8-year-old sister's death, Calaveras County, California, Sheriff Gary Kuntz said.