Saturday, June 18, 2016

San Francisco fire

   Reportedly eight buildings are on fire on Mission Street near 29th in San Francisco.

   Evacuation orders are in place for this 5 alarm fire in a residential neighborhood of the city.

Major injury motorcycle collision in Jamestown

   June 18, 2016 at 6:50 PM:  A traffic collision involving a motorcycle and a pickup in Jamestown at Hwy 49 and Sims Road has resulted in major injuries.

   An ambulance and tow truck is responding to the scene. Be extra cautious if in the area.

Motorcycle collision in Twain Harte

   UPDATE:  Per CHP injuries in this collision were minor.

Personal and Caregiver Cannabis Workshop

   The Calaveras Cannabis Alliance is holding a workshop for Personal and Caregiver Cannabis Growers in Calaveras County.

   It will be held at the San Andreas Town Hall on June 23, 2016 at 5 PM. This is to help growers comply with the Calaveras Urgency Ordinance passed by Supervisors. The deadline in June 30, 2016.

Motorcycle collision in LaGrange

   June 18, 2016 at 4:10 PM:  Two CHP are at the scene of a collision involving a motorcycle at Hwy 132 and Grange Dam Road in LaGrange.

   The rider was taken to Memorial Hospital. A tow truck responded for the motorcycle.

Vehicle rollover on Hwy 88

   June 18, 2016 at 4:20 PM:  A single vehicle has reportedly rolled over on Hwy 88 in Pioneer.

   CHP and an ambulance are responding.

Letter to Calaveras County: To Cannabis or not to cannabis!

   Dear Sierra Sentinel and Calaveras County:

   Yes, that is the big question in our county. Is it better to allow the Tea Party nuts control our destiny, knowing they want to ruin us?

Chelsea Clinton gives birth to son

   We just learned that President-elect Hillary Clinton has another grandchild. Chelsea and her husband Mark Mezvinsky now have a son.

   They have named him Aiden Clinton Mezvinsky. They have one 20 month old daughter named Charlotte.


Fire off Hwy 12 near Mokelumne River

   June 18, 2016 at 2:35 PM:  A fire has  been reported off Hwy 12 near the Mokelumne River.

   The smoke was indicated possibly coming from B&W Marina. Several fire units are responding to the area.

Multi-vehicle crash in Vernalis

   June 18, 2016 at 2:30 PM:  A multi-vehicle crash has been reported at Hwy 132 and South River Road in Vernalis.

    An ambulance and other emergency personnel are responding. Avoid the area until CHP can clear the lanes.

Adopt a pretty kitty!

See Howard and others at the
Calaveras Animal Shelter in San Andreas!

Arrest in Angels Camp

   On June 17, 2016 the Angels Camp Police Department arrested Joshua Charles Corbett Cowan (40) of Angels Camp at Hwy 49 and Hardscrabble Street.

   Cowan was booked into the Calaveras County Jail for allegedly Obstructing or Resisting an Executive Officer, a felony and for Obstructing or Resisting a Peace Officer and DUI Alcohol or Drugs, both misdemeanors.

Letter to the Editor: Summer traffic

   Dear Editor:

   I'm sure I'm not alone in being relieved that summer is here. Not for the heat or the

Fatal collision in Jamestown

   Michael Solus (43) of Jamestown was driving a 2001 Chevy pickup southbound on Algerine road near Stent Cutoff Road in Jamestown at an unknown speed.

Do your "Neighbors from Hell" lie to the COPS??? # 22

   We've heard so many people tell us that their "Neighbors from Hell" are trained by their Nazi parents to be such good liars and can FAKE

Traffic hazard on Hwy 49

   July 18, 2016 at 10 AM:  Some type of traffic hazard has been reported on Hwy 49 near Cosgrove Road outside Angels Camp.

   CHP is en route to the scene. Be extra cautious until they can clear the roadway. We are not yet aware of what the hazard is.

First Family in Yosemite today

   President Obama and the entire First Family will be taking a hike at Yosemite National Park today.

   Landing by helicopter in the field where the famous bears frequent, they enjoyed a tour of our fabulous Yosemite falls and beautiful valley.

Collision in Jamestown

   June 18, 2016 at 7:50 AM:  A two car collision has been reported at Hwy 120 and Old Priest Grade in Jamestown. One vehicle is blocking the roadway.

   Passersby are trying to remove injured from smoking car that is in the ditch.  CHP is en route to the scene.

Three car collision on Hwy 120

   June 18, 2016 at 7:45 AM:  A three car collision has been reported at Hwy 120 and Jack Tone Road in Manteca.

    CHP is en route to the scene. No injuries have been indicated.

Overturned vehicle on Hwy 88

   UPDATE:  Injuries in this incident are minor, per CHP.