Thursday, June 22, 2017

Mokelumne Hill celebrates the 4th

   Parade at 11 AM on Main Street!!!

Vacation cabin destroyed in Pinecrest

CalFire photo
   Despite valiant efforts of CalFire to save this vacation home in Pinecrest, it was a total loss. Another home nearby was damaged.

Thank you Supervisor Garamendi.....

A champion
among DONKEYS!!!
   For being the out of five Supervisors in Calaveras County to have

Steve Kearney moving away!! FOR SALE!!

   Since there is a for sale sign in front of his house in Rancho Calaveras, it can be assumed that Steve Kearney, who was recalled and replaced by

Our "LIAR in CHIEF" now says 'no tapes'?

   Every day a different lie!  Every day, another insult to the American people!  Every day we are more humiliated around the world.

   Now Trump claims he never taped Comey.  Since he has always taped people, is it possible that he DID tape him, but the tape doesn't say what he wants, so now he denies it???  That is the most likely truth!!!

Traffic collision on Hwy 49

   UPDATE:  Roadway is now clear.

June 22, 2017 at 12:30 PM:  A traffic collision

PIckup vs. Big rig in Acampo

   June 22, 2017 at 11 AM:  A pickup and a big rig have reportedly collided on Hwy 99 near Acampo Drive in Acampo.

   It isn't known yet if there are injuries. CHP is en route to the scene.

Collision on Hwy 12

   June 22, 2017 at 10:55 AM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Hwy 12 in the Double Springs area.

   No injuries have been indicated.  Use caution if in the area.

Car runs off Pine Drive in Arnold

   June 22, 2017 at 10:45 AM:  A car has reportedly run off Pine Drive in Arnold.

   CHP and a tow truck are responding to the scene.

Fire in Wiseyville area

  UPDATE at 10:10 AM:  CalFire reports that this fire is now pretty much contained and they need no other resources. RELIEF!!!

Dear Mr. Oliveria of District 3: Why were you elected??

   Dear Mr. Oliveria of District 3 and Sierra Sentinel:

    I was able to watch the video of your last Calaveras Supervisor meeting and I want you to know how I feel about your inability

Farm tractor collision in Escalon

   June 22, 2017 at 8:40 AM:  A farm tractor and SUV have reportedly collided on Lone Tree Road and Brennan Road in Escalon.

   CHP is en route to the scene. No injuries have been indicated. Be careful as there are many large tractors moving around this time of year, especially in the Central Valley.

Trump: "No poor people allowed in my cabinet"!! New border wall....

      Now that  a Canadian has come across the Canadian border and attacked someone, Trump will surely be adding a WALL on the

Prepare for an even hotter day today!!

   Today is supposed to be even hotter than yesterday.  Stay out of the sun as much as possible and drink fluids.

    Avoid exercising in the extreme heat and protect your pets.

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Rosa Calderon -- Candidate for District 4 in Congress

   We just learned that Rosa Calderon, candidate for District 4 in the House of Representatives, will visit Calaveras County and specifically,

Notice to Bidders--White PInes Bridge Installation--Oliveiras Moosegate

   We just received a copy of a bidders request from Calaveras Public Works for bidders to install the temporary bridge which was supposed to be purchased by Oliveira so he can get re-elected.  Someone must have come up with the cash.

Protest at McClintocks Town Hall in Jackson

   Tom McClintock, who is supposed to be Representative of Calaveras County, lives in Ami Bera's District!  This makes him nothing but a CARPETBAGGER!

   He held a Town Hall in Jackson and a group of women called the Handmaidens protested the gathering.  McClintock was no
t pleased.

Fire just below Copperopolis

   UPDATE from CalFire:  The Orange Fire is now 65 acres but the rate of spread has been stopped. All aircraft have been released.

Calaveras Supervisor Oliveira is a COWARD!!!

Corruption is SO rampant in
Calaveras County, elected officials
will say and do ANYTHING to
get re-elected! They prey on us,
the voters, cowardly abuse of
   Everyone knows we have criticized Calaveras Supervisor Oliveira for his positions on just about everything.  He loves violence, racism, and abuse of WOMEN.

    Now he tries to tell the voters

Willful cruelty to child arrest

      On June 16, 2017 the Angels Camp Police Department arrested Gabrielle Maria Lagomarsino (35) at her residence on Mark Twain Road.

    Lagomarsino was booked into the Calaveras County Jail for alleged Willful Cruelty to a Child, a felony, and released on bond.

Calaveras Supervisor Tofanelli LIES and LIES and LIES--RECALL!!!

  Yesterday at the Calaveras Supervisor meeting District 1 Supervisor Tofanelli made what he called a heroic speech about the right to FREE Speech!!

   He LIED!

Burglary and Vehicle Theft Arrest

   On June 20, 2017 the Calaveras Sheriff's Office arrested Darren Michael Maupin (26) of Valley Springs on Double Springs Road.

   Maupin was booked into the Calaveras County Jail for alleged 2nd Degree Burglary and Vehicle Theft, both felonies.

Westerlund I Star Cluster

NASA's Hubble Telescope got this shot of the Westerlund I Star Cluster

Firearm Arrest in Burson

   On June 20, 2017 the Calaveras Sheriff's Office arrested Dale William Wichman III (46) at his residence on Davis Drive in Burson.

   Wichman was booked into the Calaveras County Jail for alleged Assault with a Firearm on a person, Battery with Serious Bodily Injury and Committing a Crime while out on Bail, all felonies.

Official First Day of Summer!

Elder Dependent cruelty arrest

  On June 16, 2017 the Calaveras Sheriff's Office arrested Jeffrey Brian Best (43) of Valley Springs on Treeline Lane in Burson.

    Best was booked into the Calaveras County Jail for alleged Elder Dependent Adult Cruelty, a felony and for Vandalism, a misdemeanor. A citation was issued.

Dead deer on Mountain Ranch Road

   June 21, 2017 at 7:45 AM:  A dead deer has been reported on Mountain Ranch Road near Coachman outside Mountain Ranch.

   Be cautious until CHP can reach the area and clear the roadway.

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Please PRAY for us....CALAVERAS!! Lora Most is BACK!!

   Now that the right wing religious wackos are back running the Calaveras County Supervisors, we really do need help!!

Traffic collision in West Point

   UPDATE:  This collision resulted in major injuries.

Public member says malfeasance

   During the continued June 20, 2017 Study Session of the Calaveras Supervisors Great Calaveras Cannabis Ban, one woman came to the podium to accuse

Calaveras Citizen: Ace Hardware in Arnold a grower???

   A woman got up during the Calaveras County Cannabis Study Session, angry about Ace Hardware financing a pro-cannabis stance.

   She says that Ace Hardware is a major grower in Arnold. 

Wacko Minister outside Calaveras Supervisors praying that cannabis should be banned -- Mandate from Heaven

   One member of the public got up and made public that some right wing minister was outside the Calaveras Supervisors meeting, PRAYING with the Tea Party.  HUH???

Tea Party Reinke out there again

   The Tea Party spokesperson Vickie Reinke, speaking for Vickie Mills, who is President of the Tea Party, says they MUST ban cannabis.

  Is religion part of this??

Calaveras Supervisor Mills Anti-job

You want to work and support
your family--NOT in
Calaveras County, we say!
  One of the reasons that Calaveras Supervisors Mills, Clapp and Tofanelli are anti-cannabis is due to their personal policy to make Calaveras County anti-job

It's a wacko Tea Party religious law...

Toff, get off the pot, me and Clapper
need to use it!!!
   Everyone knows that the Tea Party, or extremist right wing religious people, are anti-marijuana; it's an unwritten law in that wacko group.

   They are for getting DRUNK, taking METH and other hard drugs, but against cannabis use, growth or distribution.  It's a law!!!  Are they all NUTS or what???

Ebbetts Pass Moose Lodge bridge funds in question??

    We expect members of the Ebbetts Pass Moose Lodge to show up at the Calaveras Supervisors meeting this morning at 9 AM.

   Yesterday, the Administrator Bill Kislingbury put out a letter cancelling their planned workday on the bridge project due to a problem with financing at the County.

Fire in Phoenix Lake area

This home burned completely and there was little the fire crews
could do, but keep it from spreading to other homes and the
forest around it.  This is in the Phoenix Lake area of Tuolumne County.
Photo by Tuolumne County Sherifff

How did Calaveras County get its name??

   Calaveras--means Skulls in Spanish!  Why are we called Calaveras (Skulls) County?  Are we the county of death???

   Back in the 1800's when any Native Americans tribes

Monday, June 19, 2017

CHP Sgt. saves fawn

   Sgt. Fisher of the Truckee CHP found a fawn with its leg stuck in a drainage ditch on Hwy 80. With no doe around, Fisher climbed down into the ditch and freed the little fawn.

   He then wrapped it up and took it to a veterinarian for care. It will eventually be released into the
wild.  They've named the fawn Star.

Traffic collision at Hwy 49 and Hwy 4

   UPDATE:  We just learned that one vehicle was a City vehicle, a white F350.

  June 19, 2017 at 12:20 PM:  A traffic collision

Trump takes one BIGLY step towards dictatorship

  No more free PRESS at the White House!! 

   Angry because the press, even FOX News, did not believe the attorney who went on TV yesterday and said that Trump was

Collision in Acampo

   June 19, 2017 at 10:45 AM:  A traffic collision was reported by a Sheriff's inmate crew on Woodbridge Road and Hidden Lakes Road in Acampo.

    An ambulance is responding to the scene.

Burned vehicle outside Farmington

   June 19, 2017 at 10:40 AM:  A burned vehicle has been reported at Van Allen Road and Hwy 4 just outside Farmington.

   CHP is en route to the area.

FOX News drops "Fair and Balanced"

  For years everyone has made fun of FOX News slogan that they are "Fair and Balanced.

  Now they have completely dropped that slogan from the station, stating that they were ridiculed as a result of the claim.

Collision in Oakdale

   June 19, 2017 at 10:10 AM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Hwy 108 and Wamble Road in Oakdale.

  An ambulance is responding. Tow trucks have been dispatched to the scene.

Major injuries in Columbia collision

   June 19, 2017 at 8:55 AM:  A collision on Hwy 49 and Springfield Road was reported to CHP.

   A vehicle went over the embankment and the driver sustained major injuries.

Music in the Parks

Calaveras Arts Council's Music in the Parks
June 21, 2017 from 6:30 to 8 PM
Brice Station Vineyards
Juni Fisher performs

Collision in San Andreas

   June 19, 2017 at 8:05 AM:  A car reportedly swerved to miss a deer and crashed on Poole Station Road near Hwy 49 in San Andreas.

   CHP is en route to the scene. It isn't known if there are injuries.

Please......for Smokey and his friends.... cigarettes; no burning; no careless sparks this year!

Car runs off Hwy 49 into fence

   June 19, 2017 at 8 AM:  A car has reportedly run into a fence off Hwy 49 at Sims Road in Jamestown.

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

Cow on Hwy 26

   June 19, 2017 at 7:50 AM:  A cow has been reported on Hwy 26 at Wimer Road in the Jenny Lind area.

   Be cautious until CHP can locate the owner and get the cow removed from the roadway.

Heatwave warning!!

Over 100 degrees for the next 7 days.... drink water,
stay in the shade, don't overdo it!! 

Runaway vehicle crash in Pioneer

   June 19, 2017 at 6:25 AM:  A vehicle crash was reported on Rocky Lane in Pioneer and appears to have been a runaway vehicle with no driver.

   CHP is en route to the scene.

Calaveras Supervisors hold another Special Meeting for cannabis

   It seems the Great Calaveras Cannabis Ban proposed by Supervisors Tofanelli, Clapp and Mills (Tea Party Trumpers),

Sunday, June 18, 2017

Traffic collision in LInden

   June 18, 2017 at 2:35 PM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Hwy 26 and Escalon Bellota Road in Linden.

   CHP and an ambulance are responding to the scene. Be careful if headed that way.

Forest Fire in Portugal kills 57

   A forest fire apparently didn't allow people time to drive out of the fire area in Portugal.

   It has been reported that at least 57 people died when the fire overtook their vehicles on the roadway while trying to escape.

UPDATE: Theodore adopted!! Meet Theodore....

What a gorgeous kitty!  He's # AO45762 at the Calaveras
Animal Shelter in San Andreas.
Go visit him today!

Motorcycle crashes on Hwy 26

   June 18, 2017 at 11:15 AM:  A motorcycle has reportedly crashed on Hwy 26 near Deardorff Road in Glencoe.

   Three CHP and an ambulance are en route to the scene.

Pence/Rubio for GOP in 2020??

   Although there has been talk of Pence making his plans to take over the Presidency when Trump is removed, we haven't heard before of an actual ticket for 2020.

   It seems that Pence and Marco Rubio will be teaming up to run against whoever runs on the Democratic ticket.  Is Trump aware of the people plotting behind his back . It' not just Dems!!

Solo rollover in Volcano

   June 18, 2017 at 9:45 AM:  A solo vehicle has reportedly rolled over at Shake Ridge Road and Charleston Road in Volcano.

   Emergency personnel are responding to the scene Be cautious if in the area.

Trump's Presidential Library Officially opens

   Even though Trump is still in office, a new official Presidential library has already been opened; the

Hit and run on Liberty Road

   June 18, 2017 at 8:50 AM:  A traffic collision with one vehicle then hitting a pole has been reported on Liberty Road at Jack Tone Road, outside Clements.

   CHP is en route to the scene, where apparently one vehicle left the scene.  No injuries have been indicated.

Trump's newest attorney says Trump 'not under investigation'

   On Meet the Press this morning, Trumps newest attorney Jay Sekulow stated that regardless of what Trump tweeted, he is NOT under investigation by the FBI.

   You never know what to believe when it comes from Trump or any of his people, so what this means is questionable.

Happy Father's Day

If your Birthday is today June 18... share it  with country singer Blake Shelton, Italian actress Isabella Rosselini and Beatle Paul McCartney!

 Happy Birthday!!

Saturday, June 17, 2017

Motorcycle crash in Mokelumne Hill

   June 17, 2017 at 5:30 PM:  A motorcycle has reportedly crashed on Hwy 26 in Mokelumne Hill.

    Two CHP are at the scene. An ambulance is responding.

Vehicle rollover in San Andreas

   June 17, 2017 at 5:15 PM:  A vehicle reportedly rolled over onto its roof on Hwy 12 and Hwy 49 in San Andreas.

   CHP is at the scene. Minor injuries are indicated. A tow truck is responding.

Major injuries in Oakdale motorcycle crash

   June 17, 2017 at 5 PM:  A traffic collision was reported on Sonora Road and Orange Blossom Road in Oakdale.

   Major injuries were sustained by at least one victim. CHP indicates possible DUI involved.

Fire in Ione

   UPDATE:  Three CHP units are helping to divert traffic away

Major injuries in motorcycle crash

    June 17, 2017 at 12 Noon:  A motorcycle collision on Hwy 108 at Clark Fork Road in the Stanislaus National Forest has resulted in major injuries for the rider.

   CHP, a tow truck and an ambulance all responded to the scene.

Daddy gorilla gives baby a ride

Hang on tight!

Cars blocking Hwy 120 in Jamestown

   June 17, 2017 at 10:40 AM:  CHP has received a report of cars blocking the intersection of Hwy 120 and Old Priest Grade in Jamestown.

   CHP is en route to the scene. Be cautious if in that area.

A big parade in Boston Harbor

   Sail Boston  is an annual parade in Boston Harbor.  Sailboats of all types and sizes are participating.

Be careful in the heat!!

   This is the first heat wave of the summer and temps are expected to reach the 100's. Drink plenty of water and don't spend too much time in the sun.


Dirt Bike collision

    June 17, 2017 at 10:05 AM:  CHP reports that a dirt bike collision has been reported in Jackson and one person was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

   We don't have other details at this time.

Fire in Butte County--Skyway Fire

   June 17, 2017 at 10 AM:  Cal Fire reports that the Skyway Fire on Hwy 99 in Butte County reached 134 acres yesterday.

   The fire, near Chico, is now 100% contained.

58 people missing in London apartment fire-Tragedy

   Not much has been covered in the U.S. news about the inferno at a London apartment building, what with the ongoing Trump factors.

   As of this morning, officials are reporting that 58 people are now missing who lived in that building. Apparently bodies are so burned that it is hard to even do DNA analysis on some.  Horrible

Collision on Hwy 108

    June 17, 2017 at 9:30 AM:  A collision has been reported on Hwy 108 and Sanguinetti in Sonora.

    CHP, tow trucks and an ambulance are responding to the scene.

Pedestrian on Hwy 4

   June 17, 2017 at 7:50 AM:  CHP is at the scene of a reported pedestrian walking in the fog line area of Hwy 4 at Six Mile Road in Vallecito.

   He is apparently carrying a load of items.  Be cautious if in that area.

Hung Jury -- Mistrial in Cosby case

   The Judge has declared a mistrial after the Jury came back a 2nd time to tell him they were deadlocked in the Cosby case.

   The Judge had lectured them and sent them back to deliberate longer after the first time they tried to tell him they could not reach a decision.  Will the prosecutor attempt to retry the 79 year old Bill Cosby?

Friday, June 16, 2017

Has Trump been dealing with the Russian oligarch mob

   When American banks stopped lending Trump  money (around the time his casinos failed), a source says he started taking money from billionaire Russian oligarchs, some who are in the mob. Is that true?

   Is this why he screams at the TV, throws things at the White House, in anger at TV coverage of the investigation?  Is money laundering and other Russian dealings what he has to hide?

.UPDATE: Zelda has been adopted!! Hooray!! Zelda needs a forever home

She's beautiful and look at that tail!
She's spayed and you can visit her at the
Calaveras Animal Shelter in San Andreas

Collision on Obyrnes Ferry Road

   June 16, 2017 at 5:15 PM:  A collision has been reported on Obyrnes Ferry Road at Sanguinetti Court in Copperopolis.

   CHP and an ambulance are responding to the area.

Jack-knifed big rig off Hwy 99

   June 16, 2017 at 5:10 PM:  A big rig has reportedly jack-knifed and is mostly off Hwy 99 at French Camp exit.

   CHP is en route to the scene.

Brush Fire in Acampo

   June 16, 2017 at 5:10 PM:  A brush fire has been reported on Peltier Road and Elliot Road in Acampo.

   Fire personnel are en route to the scene. Avoid the area if possible.

I killed in head-on crash in Auburn

Placer Sheriff Department photo
   Hwy 49 was closed for some time this morning, as CHP investigated a head-on crash on Hwy 49 in Auburn.

Baby elephant gets first bath

A little shallow to dive in, but this baby elephant
had a great time in his first bath.

Fire in Ione

  UPDATE at 11:20 AM:  Hwy 88 is now reopen in Ione.

    UPDATE at 10:25 AM:  Additional

Logging discharges worse than cannabis farming--McClintock!!

   SPI and other logging companies are clear-cutting California.  Just google the area in Calaveras County of Hwy 4

Man and bear...

Guess who was more scared when they met at the corner??
The bear, of course!!! Humans are awful creatures!! 

Amazon buying Whole Foods

   Amazon is paying a prime price to buy Whole Foods, a natural food retail store chain.

    The price is apparently $13.7 billion or $42 per share.

Trump: Republicans are just plain "MEAN"

   President Trump helped out with advice about the Health Care plan that is currently being rewritten by the Senate.

    Trump says the Republicans are just plain "MEAN" to hurt people's health care or eliminate it.

Tweeter in Chief Trump admits under investigation

   Early this morning our esteemed tweeter in chief Trump admitted that he is now under investigation for firing Comey.

   How would you like to be an attorney trying to defend a tweeter in chief?? At least he's making $1500 an hour.   Trial by 'tweet'??

Hey Tea Party....time to donate

   Tomorrow Mike Pence, currently US VP, will hold a fundraiser for his new PAC.  The minimum donation is only $1000.

    That is the price

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Major injuries in Acampo crash

   June 15, 2017 at 6:45 PM:  Four CHP are at the scene of a collision on Lower Sacramento Road at Woodbridge Road in the Acampo area.

    One person had to be extricated and is suffering major injuries.

Bigfoot Tiny D*** spotted again...

   Somewhere in Calaveras.  With his bushy white fur on top and albino eyes, we are told he was actually wearing

Trump couldn't wait 24 hours

    Trump was back 'tweeting' his 'tweeter' less than 24 hours after a shooting, insulting Mueller, Clinton, Dems, and anyone who  disagrees with him.

    This is sad. As Chelsea Handler 'tweeted' today,. Trump will likely end up in one of the very institutions he so despises.

Letter to the Editor: Budget in Calaveras

   Dear Editor:

    It seems that every year the county goes through budget hearings and we have either a new CAO in Calaveras or new Supervisors.

   So they talk about the same

Traffic collision in Murphys

   UPDATE:  Minor injuries resulted from this collision per CHP.

   June 15, 2017 at 1:40 PM:  A traffic

What does a Dirty Cop do with all the Spare Time????

A Little Foolsgold .... from Deep in the Mine Shafts of Calaveras

    Dear Billy:

     I remember how you laughed when you told me that the stinking no good thieving family caused all

Vice-President Pence forced to hire private attorney

    Richard Cullen, a private attorney in DC, has been retained by Vice-President Mike Pence due to the new investigation into Obstruction of Justice and Abuse of Power by Trump.

   Special Counsel Meuller is questioning all those close to Trump and Pence was forced to get a lawyer to defend him.

Calaveras Supervisors question budget???

   Calaveras Supervisors  wrapped up their 2017-18 Budget Session today, but it isn't clear if they made any hard decisions.

   They all seemed to waiver back and forth about hiring freezes, fees, etc.  Always campaigning for their next election instead of taking care of the people. Garamendi appeared to be the only one with positive ideas for handling the budget problems.  Will the others listen???

Brush Fire at Hwy 99 and Farmington Road

   June 15, 2017 at 1:15 PM:  A grass and brush fire has been reported at Hwy 99 and Hwy 4 or Farmington Road in Stockton.
   Fire personnel are responding. Be cautious if headed that way.

Clear-cutting California

Ebbetts Pass is just a mass of clear-cut patches
Go Google Boards Crossing and then open it up!  Sick!!!!

Wells Fargo now embroiled in new scandal

   It seems that Wells Fargo was simply allowing local departments to run rampant on consumers.

   Now it has been announced that they are trying to tamp down a scandal in their mortgage departments. We'll have more details as they are released.

Collision in Escalon

   June 15, 2017 at 12:45 PM:  A collision has been reported on Escalon Bellota Road at Lone Tree Road in Escalon.

   CHP and an ambulance are responding to the scene.

FBI re-arrest Mormon sect leader Jeffs

   After nearly a year on the loose after escaping in 2016, Bishop Jeffs of the fundamentalist Mormon Church was caught in South Dakota last night.

   Jeffs was facing charges of child sex charges regarding his young wives.

New Jail roof leaks????

   We have heard of various problems with the new Calaveras County Jail construction, but at today's 2017-18 budget hearings Supervisor Tofanelli asked about it.

   Tofanelli says the roof leaks and he feels all these problems are original contractor related and the building should have never been signed off. Nothing was decided. We still owe $29 million on the debt.

Car off Obyrnes Ferry Road

   June 15, 2017 at 6:15 AM:  A car has reportedly run off Obyrnes Ferry Road in Copperopolis.

   One person has minor injuries per CHP. A tow truck has been dispatched to the scene. 

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Jeep vs. tree at Daffodil Hill

   June 14, 2017 at 7:30 PM:  A Jeep has reportedly hit a tree off Ram's Horn Grade at Daffodil Hill near Volcano.

   It isn't known if there are injuries. A tow truck is responding to the scene.


Shooting at UPS facility--How many mass shootings?

   A UPS employee apparently went into the San Francisco facility where he worked and shot 5 people, 3 died and 2 were wounded.

  He then turned the gun on himself.  There have been 150 mass shootings in the US so far in 2017.

It's not the crime...It's the cover-up!!!

     As almost always happens with a presidential investigation, it has now broadened into clear "Obstruction of Justice" by Trump, per the Washington Post.  Their leaker should get a medal!!

   Special Prosecutor Mueller is interviewing Admiral Rogers and Dan Coates, who apparently were asked by Trump to get Comey to stop the investigation.  They refused!  Conspiracy??  Will they lie to the FBI?

Multi-vehicle collision in Standard area--Fatality

  UPDATE:  Unfortunately, the person medics tried to save, has not survived.

    June 14, 2017 at 3 PM:  A multi-vehicle

"It has become very fashionable to be anti-police" says Macedo

  As happens every year, the Calaveras Sherriff's Office, usually represented and mouthed off by Captain Macedo, they need more money, not less.

   Today, Macedo stated that

Violent threats ignored by authorities

   After this mornings attack on Republican lawmakers in the DC area, there is lots of talk about taking threats from political factions more seriously.  People who threaten

Hiring Freeze at Calaveras County

   The Calaveras Supervisors have decided that they will create a hiring freeze of all Calaveras County offices.

   Planning Director Maurer

Calaveras Supervisors want new TAXES

   During 2017-18 Budget Hearings they are already talking about adding TAXES to Calaveras residents, both vehicle and property taxes.

   These Supes want more of our money to spend!! Mills, Tofanelli and Clapp need it to enforce their GREAT CALAVERA CANNABIS BAN!!

Dumpster Fire in Valley Springs

  June 14, 2017 at 10:15 AM:  A dumpster fire has been reported on Daphne Street in Valley Springs.

  Fire department personnel are arriving at the scene.

Happy Birthday!!

Roy, Kim and Claire at 14 year old siblings at ARK 2000
PAWS. Happy Birthday!!

Three vehicle crash in Soulsbyville area

   UPDATE;  Per CHP inuries in this collision were minor.

    June 14, 2017 at 10 AM:  A three vehicle

Arrest for vehicle theft

   On June 13, 2017 Calaveras Sheriff's deputies arrested Keeli Danielle Theis (29) of San Andreas at Poole Station Road and Old Oak Road.

   Theis was booked into the Calaveras County Jail for alleged Vehicle Theft and Possession of a Stolen vehicle, both felonies and for Driving with a suspended license, a misdemeanor.

Cal Fire burning on Bear Mountain today

   June 14, 2017:  Cal Fire is conducting a prescribed burn on Bear Mountain near Angels Camp during the day today.

   They plan to be completed by 11 PM tonight. 80 acres is planned to be burned for the Whittle family ranch.

Towering Inferno in London

   This apartment building went up in flames overnight in London, killing at least 6 people.

   It seemed like the Towering Inferno coming to life.

Missing aircraft located

    The missing aircraft reported by the Calaveras Sheriff's Office, was located approximately 1 mile from the last contact, on a steep hillside.

   One person, deceased, was also located at the site.  Authorities are doing an investigation and will remove the wreckage.  The pilot Leroy Del Don, has not been positively identified a the person found at the site as of yet.

Shooting at Republican baseball practice

   Apparently 5 people were shot during a Republican baseball team practice near the Capitol this morning.

   Rep. Steve Scalise was wounded. The shooter has been taken into custody.

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Murphys Sanitary Special Meeting for Kautz???

   On June 16, 2017 at 10 AM the Murphys Sanitary District is holding a Special Meeting.

   On the agenda is the Stephen Kautz hay station water contract as item # 1.

Calaveras Supervisors again hear about IHSS debacle

   For many years now, the In Home Support Services committee has been complaining about a lack of control over IHSS customers.

   The fact is, they HAVE NO CONTROL, they are only an advisory committee appointed by the Calaveras Supervisors, we learned.  They were back again today, complaining!!

Tow truck struck by vehicle

   June 13, 2017 at 2:55 PM:  A tow truck that was attempting to retrieve a vehicle on Hwy 49 near Center Street in Mokelumne Hill reportedly has been struck by another vehicle.

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

The Honorable Jefferson Beauregard Sessions testifies...

   Stating he gets 'confused' when questions come too fast and refusing to answer anything to do with Trump, Jefferson Beuregard Sessions sort of testified before the Senate Intelligence committee today.

   He admitted that he may have had a short conversation with the Russian Ambassador at the Mayflower Hotel, and then repeatedly said 'I don't recall', and 'I don't remember' over and over again to all other questions about Russian contacts.

Motorcycle crash fatal for Idaho man

   Per CHP on June 12, 2017 around 3:15 PM Jared Salsbury (41) of Idaho Falls, Idaho was riding his 2010 Ducati motorcycle with three other motorcycle on Hwy 49

Board of Equalization to go away...

   As we have reported many times, the California State Board of Equalization is an elected group of 5 who we believe not only used the office to promote political ideas, and wastes our tax money,

Michael O'Keefe of Mountain Ranch

Person sleeping in middle of Ione roadway

   June 13, 2017 at 8:05 AM:  A person is reportedly sleeping on Blue Sky Drive in Ione; possibly a transient.

   CHP is responding to the area. Be cautious until law enforcement arrives at the scene.

Warriors win Game 5

   The Golden State Warriors beat the Cleveland Cavaliers last night in game 5 of the NBA finals.

   The Warriors are now the Champions of the NBA.   

Monday, June 12, 2017

Music in the Parks

Wednesday June 14, 2017 from 6:30 to 8 PM
in Copperopolis Town Square

Julius Caesar play with Trump lookalike??

Mr. Caesar, you have a fly stuck in your hair!!!
   The Public Theater in New York is getting quite a bit of attention for its play about Julius

Front Country at Twisted Oak Winery

   Front Country will appear and perform at Twisted Oak Winery in Vallecito on June 24, 2017.

   For tickets call 736-9080.

Traffic backup in Martell

   June 12, 2017 at 1:55 PM:  CHP is en route to Hwy 49 and Martell Road in Martell to direct traffic due to a backup.

   The backup appears to be caused by trouble further down on Martell Road, but we aren't sure. Be careful if headed that way.

CHP report on car that ran over driver

   According to the CHP report on June 11, 2017 Harold Hampton (82) of Murphys reached inside his 1960 Ford to turn the ignition

German tourist crashes Harley

   According to CHP on June 10, 2017 Silvia Freimuth (48) of Germany was riding a rented Harley Davidson motorcycle on Hwy 49 near

Collision in Escalon

   June 12, 2017 at 11:05 AM:  A two vehicle collision has been reported on Hwy 120 at Yosemite Avenue in Escalon.

   One vehicle went 25 feet over the embankment.  No injuries have been indicated.

Neighbors from Hell...# 32 Property short cuts????

   If you have crazy, scummy neighbors in a gully behind your property who have told you they need to drive through your property

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