Sunday, May 29, 2016

Crash on Hwy 120 in Manteca

   May 29, 2016 at 3:10 PM:  A collision has been reported at Hwy 120 and Airport Blvd. in Manteca.  A woman is very upset each time a car passes.

   CHP and other emergency personnel are en route to the scene. Be extra cautious in that area.

Two teens die in Mokelumne River

   On May 28, 2016 two teens drowned in the Mokelumne River on the Amador County side near Moore Creek.  This comes after a local boy died in the Stanislaus River just two weeks ago and two teens missing at Woodward yesterday.

   People need to be more careful. The rapids can quickly carry you away and under the water. And the recent snow melt makes the water even colder. Wear life jackets.

Those who passed away in Calaveras County May 2016

   Those who passed away in Calaveras County the third week of May 2016 are:  

   Marjorie E. Yaeger passed away on

Marriage Licenses in Calaveras May 2016

   In the third week of May 2016 marriage licenses were issued in Calaveras County to:

   Thomas Emmett Sheehan, Jr and Sharon Margaret

Traffic collision in Groveland

   May 29, 2016 at 12:15 PM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Hwy 120 at Hardin Flat Road in Groveland.

   An ambulance and CHP are en route to the scene. Be extra cautious if headed in that direction.

Complaints about petition collectors in Copperopolis

    On May 27, 2016 the Calaveras Sheriff's Office receive three complaints about people gathering signatures for a petition on Main Street in Copperopolis.

   A disturbance, a verbal altercation and other complaints have been common as certain signature gatherers get aggressive about having people sign.

Cross vandalised

  On May 28, 2016 vandalism was reported on Daphne Street in Valley Springs.

   A cross had been damaged. The Calaveras Sheriff's Office took a report.

Valley Springs man arrested

   On May 27, 2016 the Calaveras Sheriff's Office arrested Michael James Messenger (23) of Valley Springs at his residence on Garner Place.

   Messenger was booked into the Calaveras County Jail for allegedly Inflicting Corporal Injury on a Spouse, a felony and for outstanding warrants.

Spring flowers are fading fast...summer's here!

Yes, even our roadside poppies are fading away. Green
fields are turning brown and summer
is upon us in Calaveras County!!

Letter to the Editor: USFS Candyrock Restrictions not enough!!


   I know that the Sierra Sentinel continues to hear complaints of errant shooting, noise, large numbers of shooters, warlike conditions, filth, pollution to the Stanislaus

Major injury crash on Eight Mile Road

  May 29, 2016 at 9 AM:  A collision reportedly at I-5 and Eight Mile Road in Stockton resulted in one vehicle overturning off the roadway.

   Major injuries resulted from this collision. Emergency personnel are at the scene. Be extra cautious if in that area.

Cow on Hwy 99 in Acampo

   May 29, 2016 at 7:40 AM:  A cow with a rope around its neck has been reported on Hwy 99 at Acampo Road in Acampo.

   CHP is en route. Be cautious if headed that way.

Giants in Colorado today, A's at home

   The SF Giants will play the Colorado Rockies today at 1 PM in Colorado.

   The Oakland A's are at home and will play the Detroit Tigers at 1 PM.