September 2, 2014

Recent News | Calaveras County Events

In the cathedral forests of California - Le Figaro Magazine, France, August 2014

Gold is not all that glitters in Sierra Foothills - San Francisco Examiner, and Open Sky blog, August 2014

Golden gateway: Sutter Creek, Jackson, Mokelumne Hill and San Andreas - Stockton Record, and RecordNet Travel Blog, August 2014

Fishing Line: Week of August 4, 2014 - Sacramento Bee, August 2014

Outdoor recreation: California Gold Country - Celebration Traveler, July 2014

California Golden West - Celebration Traveler, July 2014

Mike Dunne on Wine: Four Winds Cellars is a breezy alternative to Murphys - Sacramento Bee, July 2014

Murphys, California nugget - Le Figaro Magazine, France, June 2014

Small towns, old hotels and new wineries in Calaveras County - Loyalty Traveler, June 2014

Prime spots taken, but don’t fret for Fourth of July - San Francisco Chronicle, June 2014

Mark Twain’s legacy in Calaveras County, California - Loyalty Traveler, May 2014

Gold Country offers history, views, wine - Sacramento Bee, May 2014

Options remain for a Memorial weekend outdoors getaway - San Francisco Chronicle, May 2014

Strike it Rich in Gold Country part 2: San Francisco Examiner, March 2014

Strike it Rich in Gold Country part 1: San Francisco Examiner, March 2014

Frog Play to Benefit Frugal Residents and Slow-paced Residents – Calaveras Enterprise – November 15, 2013

Forecast Changes With Season for Area Businesses – Calaveras Enterprise – November 5, 2013

Calaveras Visitors Bureau Announces New Membership Perks – The Pine Tree – November 15, 2013

Stockton Record: 6 Calaveras Businesses Honored, October 2013

Calaveras Enterprise: Quaint Inn Named Most Innovative Business, October 2013

mymotherlode.com: Innovators in Calaveras Tourism, October 2013

thepinetree.net: Calaveras Visitors Bureau Recognizes the County’s Top Innovators in the Tourism Industry, October 2013

thepinetree.net: Calaveras Visitors Bureau to Announce Innovations in Tourism Award Winners at Annual Dinner, October 2013

Calaveras Enterprise: Forecast changes with seasons for area businesses, October 2013

Calaveras Enterprise: Government shutdown was a boon for Big Trees, October 2013

Calaveras Enterprise: Storm marks seasonal change, October 2013

Good Day Sacramento (CBS): http://gooddaysacramento.cbslocal.com/video/9370606-lumberjack-grape-stomp/#, September 2013

KCRA (NBC):  http://www.kcra.com/news/calaveras-grape-stomp-and-west-point-lumberjack-day-happens-this-saturday/-/11797728/22276970/-/bgavyw/-/index.html, September 2013

Tougher Than a Mudder – Calaveras Enterprise, August 2013

Go Now: 7 Reasons to Visit Valley Springs – thepinetree.net , August 2013

Collaboration Makes for Successful Event at Angels Camp Museum – thepinetree.net, August 2013

Wine Country on Foot: Why to Go Now – Sunset Magazine, August 2013

FAM Trip High Sierra -  Visit California, France, August 2013

Northern California Day Trip: Gold Country wineries make a splash in Murphys – Sunset Magazine (newsstands), August 2013

Proposal would bring upgrades to Melones - Stockton Record, July 2013

Visitors Bureau Jumps Ahead of the Competition - Calaveras Enterprise, July 2013

Newsmaker interview on KVML - July 2013

Calaveras County Exhibit Wins “Best Visitor Experience” at California State Fair - thepinetree.net, July 2013

Counties Win Gold at State Fair - mymotherlode.com, July 2013

Hotel Hell Visits Mother Lode for filming - digitaljournal.com, June 2013

Voyage Vixons on The Good Life - Mike Wreyford’s radio show, June 2013

Murphys Hotel Featured on FOX show - interceder.net, June 2013 from MyMotherlode, June 2013

Gordon Ramsay’s Hotel Hell Comes to Calaveras County - Fox40, June 2013

More than golf & frogs at Greenhorn Creek Resort, Angels Camp, CA - theaposition.com, June 2013

Murphys Hotel ready for week in ‘Hell’ - Union Democrat – June 2013

Hotel Hell Hits the Mother Lode in Murphys Historic Hotel - San Francisco Examiner, June 2013

Greenhorn Creek Vacation Cottages - Travel Savvy Mom, June 2013

Best of the West: Road Trip to Small US Towns & Hidden Gems - petergreenberg.com, June 2013

Greenhorn Creek Vacation Cottages - Travel Savvy Mom, June 2013

Best of the West: Road Trip to Small US Towns & Hidden Gems - petergreenberg.com, June 2013

Frog-jump title stays in the family - Stockton Record, May 2013

Gold Country Getaway: In the little Calaveras County town of Murphys, Food and Wine are the new Gold: Sacramento Magazine, May 2013 (newsstands)

Top 23 wonders of the Sierra Nevada (Big Trees State Park & Ebbetts Pass National Scenic Byway) Sunset Magazine, May 2013

Calaveras County an affordable alternative to better-known destinations Dallas Morning News, May 2013

S.F. to Bear Valley: Sierra camping without the masses San Francisco Magazine, April 2013

Calaveras Big Trees State Park to Host Seminar on Giant Sequoia Ecology Merced Sun-Star, April 2013

Gold Country in Bloom, Sunset Magazine, April 2013 (newsstands)

Scott Klann: Proprietor & Wine Maker Newsome-Harlow Wines – Spotlight on a Drinks Careers 101 Project Advisory Board Member mutineermagazine.com, April 2013

Sniff the Cap: Pairing Wine with Dead People in Calaveras County cvindependent.com, March 2013

Gold Country Road Trip. Sunset Magazine, March 2013

10 Great Spots for Outdoor Adventures Away From the Crowds MainStreet.com, February 2013

California’s Calaveras County with Kids: Family Fun in the Central Sierra Mountain Range blog.trekaroo.com, February 2013

Calaveras Tourism Remains Strong. Mymotherlode.com, January 2013

Gift of Adventure: Spelunking in Calaveras County.  KCRA Sacramento’s Brian Hickey goes underground at Moaning Cavern Adventure Park.

Jump at a Weekend Getaway in Gold Country features Copperopolis, The Caddy Shack at Greenhorn Creek, the Calaveras County Fair and Jumping Frog Jubilee, Angels Theater, Sidewinders, and Moaning Cavern Adventure Park, November 2012 7×7.com.

Gold Country Cool. VisitCalifornia.com, 2012 – features O.A.R.S., Moaning Cavern, Jillian Day Spa, Ironstone Vineyards, Gold Rush Originals, Angels Camp Mercantile

I Slept with Mark Twain’s Ghost.  FathomAway.com/Forbes.com, October 2012

VIDEO: Calaveras Grape Stomp – Weatherman blasted with grape juice.  ABC News 10 Sacramento, October 2012

Murphys: Hidden Gem California (VIDEO).  JohnnyJet.com, October 2012

Lonely Planet picked Gold Country as a Top U.S. Travel Destination of 2012.  Find out which Calaveras spots got mentioned. December 20, 2011

Want a wine adventure in the heart of the heart of Sierra Nevada’s Gold Country?  Read Wild Wine Woman’s picks.  December 13, 2011

Read this interesting article about Hwy 4 and the Sierra-Nevada drive at CaliforniaWeekend.com.  August 25, 2009

For a great article on New Melones Lake, go to CaliforniaWeekend.com.  August 25, 2009

CaliforniaWeekend.com has a very informative article about Calaveras Couny.  August 25, 2009

Check out the Saddle Creek Quail Trail article from Examiner.com.  August 7, 2009

Another great article on exploring charming Calaveras County (and beyond!)  July 23, 2009.

Check out VIA Magazine’s article, “Thrift Shops Worth a Detour” in the July/August 2009 issue.  You’ll find two Calaveras consignment and thrift stores mentioned.

Read about whitewater rafting opportunities in Calaveras County and beyond at the Examiner.com.  May 14, 2009

Read about the Frog Jump and Calaveras Culinary Travel at the Examiner.com.  May 9, 2009

Check out what the Examiner.com is saying about Grounds Restaurant in Murphys.  May 4, 2009

Enjoy spring break in Gold Country!  Check out this article that appeared in Examiner.com, April, 2009

April/May 2009 issue of Sactown Magazine has an extensive article on Calaveras County.  Ask us to send you a copy!

Check out this great California article  from Travel Mail, UK.  April 1, 2009

Frommer’s Jennifer Polland visited us in December and wrote about her time in Calaveras County!  December 11, 2008

Archived Coverage

In the April 2006 edition of Frommer’s Budget Travel Magazine, Murphys was named one of “America’s Top 10 Coolest Small Towns!”