Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Fire in West Point area--CLEAR-CUTS throughout forest

  UPDATE:  If anyone has any photos of the clear-cutting from the air, please send them to the Sentinel.  We want everyone to see what they have done to our forest, our animals and our water supply.

Hazel M. Cain, Calaveras Rancher

   Hazel M. Cain, born August 25, 1924, was a longtime Calaveras County rancher, horsewoman and civil activist.

Auto crash in Valley Springs

   September 24, 2014 at 5 PM:  Three vehicles, including a SUV and another black vehicle were involved in a traffic collision at Hwy 26 and Baldwin in Valley Springs.

   CHP is en route. It isn't yet known if there are injuries. Use extra caution if in the area.

Barry Goldwater comes back from the dead????

Coming back from the dead-
just for McClinktock?
     How is our incumbent (throw the bums out!) Congressman McClintock having a fundraiser with the long dead Barry Goldwater?

    He may have totally lost it, we've heard he has become so worried and desperate to win in November. Maybe it's a seance with a ouija board.

Raffle basket for CHILDREN? Karen Strohmeyer HELPS a non-profit???? Part 4

   In December of 2009, Karen Strohmeyer, who at that time sat as a Board member on a children's non-profit, was put in charge of the raffle baskets, selling tickets, etc. at a large function.

The Saga of Dusty Costa ...Part 9

Dusty Costa in the '60's.
   by Dustin Costa himself from his prison cell in Colorado for growing pot in California

   Following brief stays at holding facilities in Bakersfield and Oklahoma, I was sent to the low-security prison at Big Spring, Texas.

Tennis Tournament in Murphys

   The Murphys Area Community Tennis Association (MACTA) is inviting tennis players from throughout the Mother Lode to sign up for the Mixed Doubles Tournament

Register to Vote!

You can do it online. It's simple!!

Gravel truck crashes center divide on Tulloch Bridge

   September 24, 2014 at 10 AM:  A gravel truck has collided with the center divide at the Tuolumne County end of the Tulloch Bridge on Obyrnes Ferry Road.

   No injuries were reported, but it is creating a traffic hazard. Use extra caution until CHP can clear the roadway.

Breaking News: Teresa Bertolino of Rabo Bank, Arrested

   On September 23, 2014 Teresa Lynn Bertolino (53) of Avery was arrested at her residence for alleged Embezzlement Over $400 by an employee, and for Conspiracy to Commit a Crime, both felonies.

   Bertolino was booked into the Calaveras County Jail by Sheriff's deputies and was released after posting bond. Bertolino was an employee of the Rabo Bank in Arnold.

King Fire UPDATE

   September 24, 2014 at 8:15 AM:  Per Cal Fire the King Fire is 92,960 acres and is now 38% contained.

   12 homes and 56 other structures have been destroyed in this alleged arson fire.

Fatal Accident in Modesto

   September 24, 2014 at 8:25 AM:  An early morning (5:30 AM) traffic accident involving three vehicles at West Grayson Road and Vivian Road in Modesto proved fatal for one.

    A yellow truck and maroon sedan were involved. Despite being air-lifted to UC Davis, the severely injured victim did not survive the accident. Vehicles were towed to evidence garage.