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Amador County Winemakers Seeing Earlier, More Flavorful Crop This Year

It’s winemaking time in California. We caught up with grape pickers and vintners in Amador County at the height of this early harvest.

09/05/2014

grapes smoke

Sand Fire Brings Smoke Taint Concerns To Amador County Wineries

No wineries in the area reported losing their entire crop, but now that the smoke has cleared, the lingering concern is what to do with smoke taint. That’s when grapes exposed to smoke release volatile chemical compounds during fermentation.

07/31/2014

Souza's booking photo. (Credit: Amador County Sheriff's Department)

Sheriff: Man Shoots At Dog, Family and Deputies

A situation out in rural Amador County that started violently ended peacefully Thursday night.

03/28/2014

Feds Deny Indian Casino Near Richmond, Approve One In Amador County

Federal officials have rejected a Native American tribe’s plans to build a casino near the Bay Area city of Richmond.

05/25/2012

(credit: Amador County Sheriff's Dept.)

Man Arrested For Threatening To Kill Amador County Judge, Investigator

A judge’s life was put in jeopardy after a man, who appeared in her courtroom years before, allegedly threatened to kill her.

03/28/2012

The accident happened just after a fire broke at a Jack and the Box on the corner of Highway 49 and Industry Drive around 6:30 Tuesday morning. (credit: CBS)

Smoke, Rain, Hail Blamed For Multiple Vehicle Crash On Highway 49

Smoke from a fire at a fast food restaurant combined with rain, hail and fog are being blamed for a multiple vehicle accident on Highway 49 in the town of Martell near Jackson.

03/06/2012

Jackson Main Street

Hitting the Road: Best Spots in Jackson

If there’s too much to fit into a day trip from Sacramento, you can stay at one of the many bed and breakfasts in Jackson for a relaxing weekend stay.

02/18/2012

Wine ready for tasting at Pilot Point (courtesy of Pilot Peak Vineyard and Winery)

Sierra Foothills’ Winning Winter and Seasonal Wine Events

Wine tasting is a popular pastime many enjoy at individual Sierra Foothills’ wineries.

01/25/2012

(credit: The Barbera Festival)

Guide To Best Regional Barbera Wines

Known, as one of the Tuscan wines, the Barberas of the Sierra Nevada and Central Valley are created in landscapes reminiscent of Italian Piedmont region. Travel to these varied wineries for a taste of some of the best Barberas in California.

01/11/2012

Angel  Iniquez

CDCR Searching For Juvenile Offender Driven Away From Amador County Work Site

A 19-year-old man was driven away from a roadside community cleanup project in Sutter Creek by accomplices Tuesday morning, according to the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR).

12/27/2011

Amador County Double Shooting

Victim Recovering After Murder-Suicide Attempt

A woman is recovering in the hospital after being wounded in the neck in a Saturday night double-shooting by her father, who died in the incident, authorities said.

12/18/2011

Amador County Pot Shooting

Attempted Pot Robbery Turns Deadly In Amador County

An elaborate plan to impersonate police led to a shootout at an Amador County marijuana growing operation, leaving one man dead and several others under arrest, authorities said.

09/28/2011

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