Thursday, April 9, 2020

Calaveras County Fair cancelled

   The 2020 Calaveras County Fair has been cancelled due to the health department's warning about the Coronavirus.

   We think that was a wise decision, even coming as late as it did.  Next year will be great!!

Bernie Sanders drops out!!

 Yesterday, Bernie Sanders announced that he is suspending his campaign for President, 2020.

   Will there even be party conventions this summer? Time will tell.

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Online permits...

  Calfire is announcing that Burn Permits in the Tuolumne-Calaveras Unit can be obtained online.

   Property owner can accessburnpermit.fire.ca.gov/apply-for-a-permit to apply.

Tuesday, April 7, 2020

BIG things are happening....

   At your Arnold "True Value" Hardware store big things are happening. We need more room,

Arrest in Murphys

   According to a Calaveras Sheriff press release on April 4, 2020 around 9:15 PM deputies responding to a residence on

Monday, April 6, 2020

Boris Johnson, England's Prime Minister, now in hospital

   UPDATE:  Boris Johnson has become worse and is now in intensive care at the hospital.

Burglary arrest in San Andreas

   On April 5, 2020 Calaveras Sheriff deputies arrested Christopher Salem Bates (34) of San Andreas at Frank's Cafe in Mokelumne Hill.

   Bates was booked into the Calaveras County Jail for alleged 2nd Degree Burglary, a felony and for Trespassing, Obstructing and Vandalism, all misdemeanors.

Adopt kitty Kane

Visit Kane at the San Andreas animal shelter
for Calaveras County

Stalking arrest in Valley Springs

   On April 3, 2020 Calaveras Sheriff deputies arrested Jay Paul Silva (41) of Valley Springs at his residence on Bergsma Road.

   Silva was booked into the Calaveras County Jail for alleged Stalking, Threatening a Crime with Intent to Terrorize, Assault with a Deadly Weapon, not a firearm and Hit and Run causing death or injury, all felonies and for Violating a court order to prevent domestic violence, a misdemeanor.

Attempted murder arrest in Valley Springs

   On April 3, 2020 Calaveras Sheriff deputies arrested Thomas Gerald Burton-Bechtold (29)  with no address given, on Westhill Road in Valley Springs.

    Burton Bechtold was booked into the Calaveras County Jail for alleged Attempted Murder, Assault with a deadly weapon, not a firearm, Battery with serious bodily injury and Hit and Run with injury, all felonies.

Arrest in San Andreas

   On April 3, 2020 Calaveras Sheriff deputies arrested Edward Angelo Pereira (47) of Campo Seco on St. Charles Street in San Andreas.

   Pereira was booked into the Calaveras County Jail for allegedly six counts of Violation of Probation, all felonies.

Unemployment growing...

   Over 700,000 applied for unemployment the first two weeks of March. Then, over 10,000,000 applied the 2nd two weeks of March.

  It might as well be a depression.  Looks like it will take quite some time to come back from all this economically.

Sunday, April 5, 2020

If your birthday is today April 5....

 ...you share it with singer Pharrel Williams, actor Gregory Peck, Sec of State Colin Powell, actress Bette Davis,

Friday, April 3, 2020

Mnuchin's website crashes

   Today was the day small businesses could apply for grant or loan assistance due to the Coronavirus.

   We heard the Mnuchin (or as we call him Munchkin) website just crashed, so you likely won't get to apply today.

Collision in San Andreas

   April 3, 2020 at 12:10 PM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Hwy 49 at Airport Road in San Andreas.

   Be cautious if in that area. Emergency personnel are responding.