Sunday, October 2, 2016

Calaveras County Administrative Officer leaving???

   On October 4, 2016 the Calaveras Supervisors meet in Closed Session at 8 AM to discuss replacing Shirley Ryan, County Administrative Officer.

   The three tea party types on the Board, and especially Chair Bully Edson, have not been kind to Ms. Ryan.  They seem to pick on her over and over again over nothng. We aren't sure if she is retiring or quitting.

Outdoor burning still suspended

   October 2, 2016:  CalFire is reminding everyone in Calaveras and Tuolumne counties that regardless of the forecast for rain, burning is still suspended.

     The county is still very dry and this rain may not be enough to end the burning

Motorycyclist hit on Hwy 99

   October 2, 2016 at 3 PM:  A motorcycle was apparently hit and then the vehicle left the scene on Hwy 99 near French Camp Road outside Stockton.

   The rider is on the pavement. An ambulance is en route to the scene.

Volcano collision blocking roadway

   October 2, 2016 at 2:55 PM:  A collision at Rams Horn Grade and Shake Ridge Court in Volcano is blocking the roadway.

   No injuries have been reported, but use caution if headed that way as it's on a curve.


Collision in Mokelumne Hill

   October 2, 2016 at 2:50 PM:  A two car collision has been reported on Hwy 49 near Poverty Gulch Court in Mokelumne Hill.

   No injuries have been indicated. CHP is at the scene. Be careful if in the area.

Burson woman arrested on six felonies

   On October 1, 2016 Calaveras Sheriff's deputies arrested Terri Lynn Gilbert (51) at her residence on Olsen Avenue in Burson.

   Gilbert was booked into the Calaveras County Jail for alleged Assault

Fatality in Jamestown

  October 2, 2016 at 12:15 PM:  A car rolled off the edge of Hwy 120 new New Priest Grade in Jamestown and landed on its roof 400' down the grade.

   The injured person was pinned in and did not survive the collision. A tow truck is en route. One way traffic on Hwy 120. Avoid the area until clear if possible.

Angels Camp man arrested

  On October 1, 2016 Angels Camp Police arrested Christian Theodore Benge (24) at his residence on South Main Street.

   Benge was booked into the Calaveras County Jail for alleged False Imprisonment with the Threat of Violence, a felony and for Battery on a Spouse, ex-spouse or Date and Exhibiting a Deadly Weapon not a Firearm, both misdemeanors.

Collision on Mountain Ranch Road

   October 2, 2016 at 12 Noon:  A pickup has reportedly overturned on Mountain Ranch Road near Michel Road outside San Andreas.

   No injuries have been indicated, but the roadway was blocked. A tow truck is en route. Be careful if headed that way.

Auction for Tax Defaulted Calaveras County properties

   On Friday, November 11, 2016 a public auction sale will be held by beginning at 8 AM and ending November 14, 2016 between 12 Noon and 1 PM.

   Properties are sold as is, and you can only bid online. to publish legal notices-County newspaper of record????

   Due to the problems created by the CAO of Calaveras County in continuing to provide the legal notices and advertisements to the newspaper no longer the Calaveras County paper of record, the will also be publishing notices.

Letter to the Editor: Concentration Camps???

   Dear Sierra Sentinel:

   I'm sending you this letter because you promise not to give out names.This election cycle has seemed like something we saw in Germany when Hitler

Dodgers in San Francisco

   The LA Dodgers are in San Francisco today to play the Giants, who are in 2nd place in the National League West.

   This is October, so playoff will begin soon for baseball lovers.

49ers at home today

   The 49ers play the Cowboys at home in Levi stadium today, October 2, 2016.

  The game is at 1 PM on FOX. The Niners are 1-2 for the season so far.