Thursday, August 31, 2017

Zach Peterson, Bret Harte student

   With a heavy heart the family of Zachary Thomas Peterson announce his unexpected passing on August 27, 2017. 

   Born April 13, 2001, Zachary was 16 years old

No Dogwoods allowed in forests

   According to the new policies passed along by CalFire and the rest of our government removal of what they deem to be BRUSH is absolutely necessary to prevent fires and aid in sending water to LA in the Twin Tubes.

   That mean an end to our beautiful dogwoods, wild lilac and other bushes that make the forest sustainable for all forms of wildlife. NO DOGWOODS ALLOWED!!!

Animal abusers register like sex offenders

   This is way past time to happen. Across the United States legislatures are enacting more laws for animals.

   The best one we've seen is the one

Cop: "We only kill black people!"

   A cop in Atlanta made an incredible on video statement after a women he had pulled over said she was afraid to move her hands.

   "Remember, you're not black. We only kill black people, right?" There is an internal investigation going on.
  

Stop the devastation!

Stop the Clear-Cutting!! Raping the Earth is a crime. Removing our vital watershed is a crime!

  LOCk THEM UP!   LOCK THEM UP!! That will Make America Great Again!!!

Parolee finally arrested in San Andreas

   Not at all surprising, a call to a residence in San Andreas eventually resulted in the arrest of

DUI checkpoint in San Andreas

   CHP is announcing that it will conduct a DUI checkpoint in San Andreas on Friday September 1, 2017.

   They will also be checking for Drivers Licences between 6:30 PM and 12:30 AM. The exact location is not available.

Poor bobcat lucky it was found by a friend of animals

This bobcat that had apparently been hit by a car, was fortunate to be
found by someone who likes animals and took it to a rescue hospital.
Sure hope its going to be all right!

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Angels Camp Farmers Market Cancelled

   Friday September 1, 2017 Farmers Market in Angels Camp has been cancelled due to heat.

    They will return on September 8, 2017. Hopefully things will cool off by then.

  

Ponderosa Fire--Red alert evacuations!

  At 4:10 PM CalFire posted in red new evacuations in the Ponderosa Fire in Butte County. 500 homes are now threatened.

  Immediate evacuation order

Over 50 cop cars onscene in Sacramento shooting

   Apparently a warrant service of some type went badly this morning on Auburn near Fulton in Sacramento County, and two CHP and a Sac County deputy were shot.

   We've never seen so many cop cars in one place, The officers have been transported to the hospital with injuries.  They are currently looking for suspects, it is being reported.

Kathy Griffin reported to Secret Service???

I don't even recognize what this is!
Or who is it supposed to be???
Only the hair looks familiar!!
   Apparently comedian Kathy Griffin posted a photo that Trump supporters took exception to, and she was reported to Secret Service agents.

   Why, then, when Michael Preston

Kathy Griffin takes back Trump apology

   After the right wing Republicans slammed her for posting a funny photo of her holding something that looked like Trumps head on instagram, Kathy Griffin foolishly apologized.

   She now takes back her apology. Good for her. The right put up much worse things about President Obama and no one did anything, much less apologize. 

Richard Rudolph Richina of Angels Camp

   On August 27, 2017 Richard Rudoph Richina, 89, of Angels Camp, passed away of natural causes.

   Born January 12, 1928 in Manteca,

Calaveras County turns transit back to COG

  The Calaveras Supervisors last night voted to give public transit back to the Council of Governments.

   They have been unable to make the rate requirements or ever break even under Public Works. It will now go to COG for their approval.

Traffic collision in Glencoe

   August 30, 2017 at 10:10 AM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Hwy 26 at Ponderosa in the Glencoe area.

   No injuries have been indicated. CHP is en route.

Frog found in salad adopted

   This frog was found in a spring salad package mix in Southern California and the shock

Ponderosa Fire in Butte County

  UPDATE at 10:25 AM:  10 homes and 20 outbuildings (barns) destroyed, 5 more residences and 10 other outbuildings damaged. Still no containment. 800

Bruce Zaccagnino

Bruce Zaccagnino below one of his giant tressels
that spans between two of his giant mountains
  If your grandfather, like mine, was a O gauge model railroad fanatic, with one whole floor of his shop devoted to bridges,

"Honored to be compared with the KKK"

   Yes, that is a statement made in an interview the AP provided to Morning Joe this morning. Who made that statement?  Someone very close to TRUMP, of course!

   Why, it was Sheriff Joe Arpaio, when asked how he felt when people complained that he ran his Sheriff's department like the KKK. "Honored to be compared with the Klan!" said Arpaio at the time.

Watching silly bears fish can cool you off...

 
...live from Katmai in Alaska!  Cheers you up too!
Five bears at Brooks Falls right now!
Takes your mind off TRUMP!!!

Lots of bear sightings reported this summer

   We've heard a lot of bear sightings this year, especially late now in the summer months. They look for food and water wherever they can find it. Due to the

  We've only heard of one negative incident, involving

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Who should NOT be appointed Judge in Calaveras County???

   With all the hubbub about Judge Barrett suddenly resigning his judgeship, the barrage of wannabe judges is nearly overwhelming.

   What we know is that NO judge should be appointed:

   Who is

BigPot McmAnus says wants to save dogs from poisoning--LIE!!!

  Mr. BigPot McmAnus got up during Public Comment at the August 29, 2017 Calaveras Supervisors meeting to express his concern about dogs being poisoned. That's a phony claim!!

Cliff Edson gets mad!!

   Cliff Edson got up before the Calaveras Supervisors August 29, 2017 during Public Comment about the Supervisors committing a crime.

   He stated that they have the money to help children get to school safely and other items of need, but instead they waste time fighting about cannabis.  He was aiming directly at Tofanelli, Supervisor of District 1.  "You have the money!  Fix things!" shouted Edson.

Junior called back before Senate investigators

   Trump Jr. is returning to the Senate panel investigating the Trump-Russia scandal, this time to answer questions about DADDY! 

   The Senate wants to know if its true that DADDY actually wrote the original lying press release about the meeting with Russians in Trump Tower and when did he know about the meeting.

Fall from hospital roof

   August 29, 2017 at 4:15 PM: Firefighters are responding to a call at Mark Twain Hospital in San Andreas for what is reported to be a female falling from a roof there.

   We don't have any other details at this time. A helicopter has been ordered for the injured.

Calaveras Supervisors tonight at 6 PM--Mr. BigPot leading prayers???

   Calaveras Supervisors meet tonight in San Andreas for a regular Board meeting. We hear that Mr. BigPot will be leading prayers!

   Scheduled for 6 PM, they try to keep the night meetings low-key and without controversy. We'll see what happens.

Evacuations in Butte County Fire

   August 29, 2017 at 3:45 PM:  A fire in Butte County has burned 80 acres and forced evacuations of residents in Feather Falls and Lumpkin.

   Named the Ponderosa Fire, no containment at this time.

Big Rig still on Hwy 4

  August 29, 2017 at 1:05 PM:  That big rig is still stuck on Hwy 4 at Pacific Valley. CHP has been at the scene since earlier this morning.

   A big rig tow is being dispatched to try and get the rig out of that steep valley, where it has been blocking the roadway.

Care about the wild creatures??--WATER!!

  If you think you are suffering from this heat, just think of the poor animals out in the wild areas like the forest.

   Putting out buckets or other containers

Calaveras Supervisors emails are PUBLIC property!!

  We hear that Calaveras Supervisors are being encouraged to use secret cell phones or other communication devices to talk to supporters who are controversial, like McmAnus.

  The public has a right to see all EMAILS to or from Supervisors and other elected officials.

Is it true that Supervisor Mills wants Calaveras Sheriff DiBasilio FIRED???

   Rumors are swirling around the emails that have been exposed of Calaveras Supervisor Mills trying to get DiBasilio fired.

   Does he have three votes?  Let's see, him, and Clapp (will do whatever Mills tells him) and Toffy (he's wishy-washy on everything)? He thinks DiBasilio is really for regulation and not PURE enough for BAN like good little Trumpers should be.

Fire on Butte Mountain Road

UPDATE on August 30, 2017:  The fire is 100% contained.

Big rig blocking Hwy 4

   August 29, 2017 at 8:40 AM:  A big rig is apparently stuck at Hwy 4 and Pacific Valley Road at the bridge and blocking the roadway.

   This is a one-lane road, so be cautious if headed in that direction.

Smoke check in Wallace area

   UPDATE:  Per CalFire, this is not a fire, just dust from field work.

Very concerned about Calaveras Supervisor Tofanelli's ties to Mr. BigPot??

  Now that the emails have been released, the second one stating that Mr. BigPot McmAnus was given an hour of Tofanelli's time after the first email is very concerning.

  We are told that good citizens

Collision in Hathaway Pines

   August 29, 2017 at 8:20 AM:  A two vehicle collision has been reported on Hwy 4 at Commercial Way in the Hathaway Pines area.

  No injuries have been indicated. A tow truck has been dispatched for the one vehicle blocking Hwy 4. Be cautious if headed that way.

Monday, August 28, 2017

More Lies by Mr. BigPot McmAnus??

We have been promised more of Mr. BigPot McmAnus's emails to be made public, possible causing more recusals on the cannabis issue.

   Mr. BigPot himself, now a self-proclaimed religious

Calaveras Supervisors hold NIGHT meeting

   On Tuesday August 29, 2017 the Calaveras Supervisors will hold a night board meeting in San Andreas.

   The meeting is scheduled to be called to order at 6 PM tomorrow. 

Clear-cutting California? Yes, it prevents fires all right!

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

Extreme Heat! Beware!

   The heat in Calaveras County is extreme again today.  Stay inside and avoid strenuous tasks if possible.
 
   We have to feel for our first responders today, as they continue to assist motorists and the sick and injured in the stunning heat.  Be careful!

Smokey tells us..........


Fire on Murphys Grade Road

  UPDATE at 12:40 PM:  Both lanes of Murphys Grade Road are still blocked. Tow truck responding to the scene.

   August 28, 2017 at 12:20 PM:   Fire personnel

Smoke from South Fork Fire travels

   Parts of Calaveras and Tuolumne County are receiving smoke from the South Fork Fire in

Three suffer major injuries in head-on collision

   On August 26, 2017 around 2:25 PM Donald Burns (61) of Arnold was driving a 2013 Ford Escape eastbound on Hwy 4 near Forest Meadows at approximately

Rochelle Pena, school teacher

   Valley Springs resident and elementary school teacher Rochelle Aline Pena passed away from peritoneal cancer at the age

CHP: Major injuries in Hwy 4 rollover

   On August 25, 2017 per CHP, Taber Bailer (41) of Sonora was driving a 1995 Ford eastbound on Hwy 4 east of Bonanza Mine Way near Copperopolis, at approximately

Vienna C Green of Valley Springs

   We, the sons and daughters of Vienna Claudette Green, with heavy hearts announce the passing of our beloved mother.

   Mom passed away peacefully in her home near Valley Springs

Lisa Meutterties calls farmers LIARS??? Close with Mr BigPot???

  Every Calaveras Board of Supervisor's meeting they battle against every single applicant who wants to grow cannabis in the county, like THEY own the land.

   It became public during last Tuesday's meeting that Lisa Meutterties,

'Big Pot' McmAnus furious of email LEAKS

Mr. BigPot has a crippling
disorder, (possibly personality),
in our opinion, and is in dire
need of something
besides BOOZE!!
   At the August 22, 2017 Calaveras Supervisors meeting a copy of McManus emails to Supervisors was publicly presented

Sunday, August 27, 2017

Annual Bear Valley Triathlon

  On Sunday morning, September 3, 2017 the Annual Bear Valley Triathlon will be held at Bear Valley.

   Held at Bear Lake in Bear Valley Village, it includes a 600 yard swim, a 10.5 bike ride and a 3.4 mile run.  Call 795-7832 for more information.

Arnold is a dying town...more than ever!! Get rid of Oliveira!!!

   If you have driven down Hwy 4 through Arnold lately you know how many vacant, deteriorating and FOR SALE buildings there are.

   Such a nice little town

As Smokey knows.......

Please be careful...

But McClintock said CLEAR-CUT for water???


49ers vs. Vikings

  The SF 49ers are in Minnesota today to play the Vikings in a preseason game.

   It will be broadcast on NBC at 5 PM. 

PAY ATTENTION!!

   If we don't pay attention, Trump and his racist allies will destroy America.  If you are not registered to vote, go online and do it today. It's easy.!

   Get involved. Go to candidate forums. Ask hard questions. REGISTER TO VOTE!!  We have a lot of Trump DUMPS to clean up off the White House and Calaveras County lawns!!

Town Hall candidates meeting in Moke Hill today

   If you are interested in meeting a candidate for 4th Congressional District challenging our current Representative (who doesn't even live in the district), come to the town hall on Main Street in Mokelumne Hill today.

   From 3 to 5 PM a meeting will be held to introduce the public to at least one of the people challenging that racist man (McClintock just did an interview with our White Separatist Cory Burnell on Public Access TV).   That tells you everything you need to know!!

Trump the Chump...

   Trump the Chump,

   Takes a

Saturday, August 26, 2017

Truck vs. tree near Big Trees

   August 26, 2017 at 7:35 PM:  A brown flatbed truck left Hwy 4 and struck a tree near Big Trees Village Drive in Ebbetts Pass.

   No injuries were indicated. A tow truck has been dispatched for the truck.

Head-on crash on Hwy 4

   August 26, 2017 at 7:30 PM:  A head-on crash has been reported on Hwy 4 at Milton Road below Copperopolis.

   One car is now in the ditch. CHP and an ambulance are responding to the scene.

Smokey begs you.....


Collision on Hwy 4

  UPDATE at 3:50 PM:  A helicopter finally made it to the LZ to pick up injured. Hwy 4 is now clear.

Alt-right hates minorities AND women

   The white supremacist alt-right extremist hate group, who helped Trump get into the White House, doesn't just hate minorities.

   Their hate speech also includes women, especially those women who refuse to be subservient, are smarter than they are or who have any type of power.  Female journalists are especially despised.

Three car crash at Toyon

   August 26, 2017 at 2:45 PM:  A three vehicle collision has been reported at Hwy 12 and Hwy 26 near Toyon.

   No injuries have been indicated, but all three vehicles will require a tow.

Three car crash in LInden

   August 26, 2017 at 9:45 AM:  A three car crash has been reported on Hwy 26 and Podesta Lane in Linden.

  It isn't known if there are injuries. CHP is responding.

Deer on Hwy 49

   August 26, 2017 at 9 AM:  CHP is en route to a report of a dead deer on Hwy 49 near the Stevenot Bridge.

   Be extra cautious if headed that way.  Deer warning whistles might have saved the deer and the driver of the vehicle from this collision.

Sacramento Sheriff will not run again--What about Calaveras?

  After over two years of criticism and investigations, lawsuits and allegations of racism, Sacramento County Sheriff Scott Jones says he will not seek re-election in 2018.

   Jones became well-known

Traffic collision in Jenny Lind area

   August 26, 2017 at 6:20 AM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Hwy 26 in the Jenny Lind area. A vehicle apparently overturned and landed on its roof.

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

Pardon a 'slap in the face'....

   Ana Navarro, Republican and CNN contributor, said that pardoning the Arizona Sheriff who was convicted of civil rights violations proves what Trump is like.

   She stated that pardoning Arpaio is a 'slap in the face' to Latinos everywhere.

Friday, August 25, 2017

Gorka gets fired by Trump

   Sebastian Gorka, well-known racist and Trumps counter-terrorism expert, was fired today by the White House.

   Arpaio in, Gorka out!  Who knows with this nut in the West Wing.

"Every sperm is sacred..."

   The Monty Python movie "The Meaning of Life" (at least in the extremist right wing religious world) was just playing on TV. If you've never seen it, you really MUST!

    I walked into the room in time to hear "Every sperm is sacred, every sperm is great (Make America GREAT again), If a sperm is wasted, God gets quite irate."  What a classic exposure that movie is about religion in general.

Racists fear 'dog poop'!

   The Patriot Prayer march in San Francisco was called off by its racist organizers today. They said they were afraid.

   It might have been due to the promise of dog poop smeared all over the field where they were planning on demonstrating for their alt-right, white supremacist views.  Don't they all carry pooper scoopers anyway?  They should, to clean up their own filth!!

Trump pardons racist Sheriff

  Of the thousands of people who have applied for pardons in Federal prisons, many whom are there just for growing cannabis, guess who Trump picks to pardon?

  Why, his buddy and fellow racist Joe Arpiao, ex-Sheriff in Arizona, convicted of civil rights violations against Hispanics for years.  

Collision on Hwy 4

   UPDATE:  This actually occurred closer to Hunt Road.

  August 25, 2017 at 3:50 PM:  A traffic collision

Calaveras Supervisors steal Tobacco Tax money for debts

   On August 29, 2017 the Calaveras Supervisors will accept the $300+ allotment of Tobacco Tax monies from the state.

   Isn't this the money they have PRE-SPENT for years on their DEBT??? This never goes to children!!

Sheriff gets Supervisors to create fund for Spending on POT??

   To correct the violation of law of the Calaveras Sheriff DiBasilio, he has conned the Calaveras Supervisors (especially the Chair Oliveira) into changing the law and creating a fund

Pedestrian on Hwy 49 in lane

   August 25, 2017 at 2:15 PM:  A female pedestrian has been reported walking in the traffic lane of Hwy 49 near Lombardi Road in Mokelumne Hill.

   Vehicles are honking. CHP is responding to the area.

Caltrans work on Hwy 49 Angels Camp

   Caltrans will be working on Hwy 49 in the Annex of Angels Camp to repair a slipout.

   Traffic will be one-way with 10 minute delays.

The headaches of the Big Trees Hwy 4 work continue

   Caltrans will continue their work on Hwy 4 near Big Trees in Ebbetts Pass next week.

   One way traffic assures travelers that there will continue to be headaches in that area until this job is finished.

Caltrans work on Hwy 49 in the Annex of Angels Camp

   Caltrans will be working on Hwy 49 in the Annex of Angels Camp to repair a slipout in that area.

   One way traffic with 10 minute delays can be expected.

Debris lost on Milton Road

   August 25, 2017 at 1:45 PM:  A vehicle reported that a truck dropped plywood that hit his vehicle on Milton Road near Rock Creek Road in Milton.

   CHP has been notified.  The truck apparently didn't notice and kept going. There is still debris in the roadway.

Smokey says...

 Be careful!!

Fire in Oakdale area

   UPDATE at 1:40 PM:  Fire is about 1 acre. They are requesting a hand crew from Vallecito. Fire under control.

Fire in Double Springs

UPDATE at 1:20 PM:  Engines are being released from this fire. Under control. Total 9.6 acres burned.

The Sierra Sentinel does not take comments...

   We find it necessary to repeat our policy of NOT taking comments, letters or other communications from anyone associated with the Alt-Right, White Supremacists, dirty cops, kkk lovers or other extremists.

   Right-wing extremism is dangerous for our country and for our County and the Sierra Sentinel will not be a part of it!!

Shoplifting in Copperopolis

  On August 24, 2017 a shoplifter was reported by a business on Spangler Road in Copperopolis.

   The Calaveras Sheriff took a report. No other details are known at this time.

A little Foolsgold from the Mineshafts of Calaveras: Dentist supports DOG Poisoning??

  Dear Billy:

   I know we spoke often about how shocking it is when mental cases involving animal abuse occur in Calaveras. You told me about how

GOP leaders don't think Trump can save Presidency

   Senator Bob Corker and other Republicans seems to be beyond hoping that Trump can get a grip on himself and save his Presidency.

   Corker says that he is not competent, incapable of being a President. When the GOP turns against you, you become a Nixon!

Thursday, August 24, 2017

Calaveras Sheriff won't answer if kkk interest?

  UPDATE:  After receiving the comment about the swastika below, we again asked DiBasilio to respond, now to this new allegation.  So far no response.

  It is very concerning that the temporary Calaveras Sheriff is hiding and avoiding the questions put to him about his friendship with the kkk in Calaveras.

   If he would just come out and

Amazon coming to Stockton

  When ready to open 1000 new jobs will be added to the Stockton area, according to an Amazon spokesperson.

   They are adding another giant warehouse to its growing list of support locations.  Apply for a job today online if you are looking for work.

How do you know if there's a dirty cop nearby???

   There are several ways of knowing if there is a dirty cop anywhere near you.

   Even before sight, the

As USFS and CalFire destroy WATERSHED, the earth is destroyed

   As the watershed is destroyed by the USFS and CalFire in what they call a way to gain more water and prevent fires (total BULL SH**) the weather will get warmer and the earth will be destroyed faster and faster.

   Yes, just let Congressman McClintock be in control. He'll destroy the earth quick as a wink, to make his logging company donors rich!!!

Cheers actor Jay Thomas dies

   Jay Thomas, who played Rhea Perlman's husband on the TV comedy show Cheers, has died.

   He reportedly had been suffering from cancer.  He was 69.

Tiger cub found in car at Mexican border

  In a search of a car headed from Mexico to California inspectors located a young Bengal Tiger cub.

   The driver said they bought it in the streets of Tijuana. 

Battery on Poole Station Road

   On August 23, 2017 a physical altercation reported as battery was reported on Poole Station Road in San Andreas.

   The Calaveras Sheriff took a report of the incident.

Just taking my cow for a walk!

   On August 23, 2017 around 9:30 PM a man was reportedly walking a cow carrying a headlight at Main Street and Hwy 4 in Douglas Flat.

  The Calaveras Sheriff took no report. You are allowed to walk your cow down the roadway if you wish, especially if you have a headlight!!

Be careful where you have packages delivered.

   On August 23, 2017 a resident on Church Hill Road in San Andreas reported packages stolen off their porch.

   It is recommended that you have your deliveries made to your work location or a work location of a friend if you have slippery neighbors. 

Burglary in Murphys

  On August 23, 2017 at burglary was reported by a resident on Anrey Court in Murphys.

  The Calaveras Sheriff's Office took a report of the incident and filed it.

Commercial burglary in Arnold

   On August 23, 2017 a commercial burglary was reported to the Calaveras Sheriff on Hwy 4 in Arnold.

   The Sheriff's Office took a report of the incident. No other details are known at this time.

Animal abuse widespread amongst racists???

   Animal abuse of any kind is detested among those who love and care for animals of all kinds, and it seems to be getting worse.

   Is it true

Vegetation Fire in Tuolumne

   August 24, 2017 at 11:50 AM:  A vegetation fire has been reported on Cottonwood Road near the Fish Hatchery in Tuolumne.

   CHP is assisting with traffic control. This is also known as Forest Road 104.  Be extra cautious in the area. We have no other details of the fire at this point.
  

Person in Massachussetts wins Powerball

    UPDATE:  Mavis Wanzyk, a mother of two will not be going back to work after she claimed the jackpot of the Powerball

Raids cost county $250 G's--Did Calaveras Sheriff have warrants??

  UPDATE:  Vague search warrants for ongoing operations were apparently served in at least some of the raids on cannabis farms in Calaveras.  Whether they are proper or not

Overturned vehicle on Hwy 4

   August 24, 2017 at 8:30 AM:  A vehicle reportedly overturned on Hwy 4 near Stallion Way below Angels Camp.

   CHP is at the scene. A tow truck is responding. No injuries were indicated although juveniles were apparently in the car.

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Rabbis cancel Holy Days call to WH

     Rabbis from four organizations announced today that they will not the conduct the usual High Holy Days call to the White House because of Trumps reaction after a deadly white supremacist rally.

   "The president's words have given succor to those who advocate anti-Semitism, racism, and xenophobia", the stated.
  

  

Angels Camp Business Association moving to Altaville

   Very interesting about ACBA moving out of Anne Forrests building in downtown Angels Camp, where she has controlled this organization, many felt, for the benefit of herself as a landlord in the downtown.

   The new ACBA office will be in the Garibaldi Building at 300 S. Main Street, next door to Altaville Liquors. Perhaps
Anne Forrest bought that building too?

Trump talks unity, but SCREAMS division and hate

Thank Goodness for John Garamendi

  John Garamendi is being interviewed by Wolf Blitzer on CNN right now. They are discussing the pathological lying and blitzing of the press.

Arrest for Robbery in Arnold

   On August 19, 2017 the Calaveras Sheriff arrested Thomas James McNicholas (51) of Arnold on Dunbar Road at Blagen Road.

   McNicholas was booked into the Calaveras County Jail for alleged Robbery and False Imprisonment with Violence, both felonies and for Possession of a Controlled Substance and Petty Theft, both misdemeanors.

Angels Camp woman arrested; but not dog poisoners?

  On August 21, 2017 the Angels Camp Police Department arrested Vonna Faye Hughes (69) of Angels Camp at her residence on South Main Street on an outstanding

Is Trump a Socio-path?

  A few minutes ago a group on one of the TV cable shows was attempting to explain the bizarre behavior of Trump.

   Finally, one said he attributes the behavior to being a socio-path. What are the symptoms

Our LIAR in Chief can't stop!!

   Again last night in Arizona Trump, our fearless LIAR in Chief, repeated more lies. He even read a press release he gave, leaving out the phrase "ON BOTH SIDES" about the Charlottesville crazies.

   He never even mentioned Heather, the girl one of the Alt-Right friends of his killed. Trump cannot stop lying.

Special Tax election in Mountain Ranch

   Calaveras County is giving notice that the polls will be open on November 7, 2017 for the Special Tax Election between 7 AM and 8 PM.

   The election will be held at the Mountain Ranch Community Hall at 8049 Washington Street in Mountain Ranch. Mail-in ballots will be sent out in October.

Do Dirty Racist cops make YOUR skin crawl??

Getting fired is not enough!  Jailtime
is the only answer to this failure of
law enforcement!! Sick creatures
should be locked up!!
   After reading about Hillary Clinton's experience with men who are jealous either of her smarts or her power and harass her and women like her we had to think about

Should Christopher Columbus statues come down?

   Christopher Columbus was said to have discovered America. However, history indicates that he actually tried to imprison the natives and take over in a brutal way.

  Italian or not, Columbus is NOT the hero many grew up believing he was.  Let's put up some statues of true heroes, instead?

From book: "My skin crawled..."

   A new book being released by Hillary Clinton at one point describes her feelings as Trump intentionally loomed right behind her, making 'her

After Trump's insane 'night among Phoenicians'--The D word

I am NOT Dddde what is
that word?
  Yes, he called them Phoenicians!  Another insane political rally that was all about Trump! All about his narcissism and hatred for minorities, all about lashing out and blaming everyone except himself for his losing his grip on reality.

   After all that, Ana Navarro (highly respected Republican) repeated our local Bonnie Newman's suggestion that there is more to the Donald's problem than just narcissism.  Could he possible have DIMENTIA? Yes, the D word keeps coming up.

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Alt-Right= Racist White Supremacist

Small earthquake near Golden Gate Bridge

   An early morning earthquake of 3.2 was felt near the Golden Gate Bridge around 5:30 AM August 22, 2017.

   No damage has been reported, but it puts a scare in many locals.

Town Hall meeting in Mokelumne Hill

   On August 28, 2017 CCWD will hold a TOWN HALL meeting in Mokelumne Hill to discuss the Mokelumne River future.

   The meeting is at 8283 Main Street and begins at 6 PM.

We got throught this one, we'll get through the other

   Lloyd Blankfein, CEO of Goldman Sachs, tweeting yesterday "Wish the moon wasn't the only thing casting a shadow across the country.

   We got through this one, we'll get through the other!"  Whoa!  Trolling Trump???

Friends of the Fair elects new Directors

  At the August meeting of Friends of the Fair new Directors were elected:

   Jeff Hughes, Tim Osky, Tom Danielson and Jennifer Herndon are the new Directors.  FOF meets the 3rd Wednesday of every month at Camp's Restaurant in Greenhorn Creek.  For more information go to friendsofthecalaverascountyfair.org. 

  

  

Bonnie Newman says the Donald OD's on Viagra!!

   Bonnie Newman of Double Springs gave a report on many words starting with the letter D, beginning with Dimensia, ending with the "Donald".

   Newman believes, she said, that the Donald has Dimensia, and is made worse by overdosing on VIAGRA!!!  You go, girl!

Racist Republicans trying to hurt Hispanics in California

   SB 54 is now officially opposed by the Calaveras Republican Party, the most racist bunch

Why is Lisa Mutterties fighting with Oliveira's wife??

      BUZZ SAW of Ebbetts Pass, District 3, Calaveras County:

   In all the rumors going around about the new KKK branch

Trump: Let's send YOUR boys into war!!

   Last night Trump totally FLIP-FLOPPED on his stance on the war in Afghanistan. He now says he can win it --  with OUR sons and grandsons!!

  Just like the draft-dodger he was, his sons will never be sent to any of his never-ending wars. HE believes wars are for poor people to fight and die in.  Trump is a total LOSER!!

Monday, August 21, 2017

Head-on collision on Hwy 4

   On August 20, 2017 around 11:30 AM per CHP a San Jose resident was driving on Hwy 4 and failed to negotiate a turn near Stallion Way.

   His vehicle ended up colliding head-on with an oncoming vehicle. An 8 year old was transported to the U.C. Davis Medical Center with major injuries.

Caltrans working on Hwy 49

   Be cautious if driving Hwy 49 between downtown Angels Camp and the Tuolumne County line this week.

   Caltrans is doing construction work and there will be one-way traffic in the area.

Car vs. tree on Hwy 26

   August 21, 2017 at 8:15 AM:  A car reportedly left Warren Road at Hwy 26 and struck a tree. CHP is at the scene.

   Minor injuries are indicated in this collision below Rancho Calaveras.

Eclipse time is here!

  Whether you're chasing the best view or glad its almost over, the total eclipse crossing the U.S. starts this morning.

   Some are making money off selling special glasses to watch and camping spots to watch from the most open areas. Ridiculous, maybe, but true.

Missing Sailors after USS McCains strikes oil tanker

The USS McCain is named after
Senator McCains father
   Five sailors were injured and ten others are missing after the USS McCain struck or was struck by an oil tanker.

   The Navy is searching for the missing sailors as the ship limps back into port.

Jerry Falwell defends Trump: Anyone surprised??

Letter to the Calaveras Supervisors

   Dear Calaveras County Board of Supervisors,

   I've made my support for the Dollar General store in West Point known, and I have made my beliefs regarding the Snowden,

Sunday, August 20, 2017

Jerry Lewis dead at 91

   Famed comedian and actor Jerry Lewis has died.  He was 91 years old.

   Beginning fame with Dean Martin in their popular live act, he later went on to star in movies like "The Bellboy", etc.

No winner in Powerball Jackpot

   On Saturday August 19, 2017 there was no winner in the Powerball Jackpot.  That means you still have a chance (well, one in about 300 mill) to win.

   The total now is $650 million and growing.

Collision on Hwy 26

   August 20, 2017 at 9:50 AM:  A two vehicle collision has been reported on Hwy 26 at Vista Del Lago in Rancho Calaveras.

   Minor injuries have been indicated.   Be cautious if in the area.  A signal is being installed at that intersection, but won't be completed for a couple of weeks. Dangerous for traffic.

Racists carrying U.S. flag -- Un-patriotic!!

   White supremacists on FOX News insist that Colin Kaepernick is unpatriotic because he won't bow down to the flag to protest violence

South Fork Fire in Yosemite National Park

   Despite efforts of helicopters and ground crews the South Fork Fire continued to grow last night.

   The total acreage of this fire as of 7:20 AM on August 20, 2017 is 3191 acres and containment is only 10%.  Local residents are being warned they may have to evacuate if the fire isn't contained more in the next 24 hours.

RACISTS: Climb back under your ROCKS!

Who took my rock?  Can't find my rock!!

Comedian and civil rights leader Dick Gregory dies

Dick Gregory
1932-2017
   Dick Gregory gave up fame and fortune as an entertainer to join the civil rights movement in the United States.

   He died in Washington, DC this morning at the age of 84.

Saturday, August 19, 2017

Be careful who you donate to....

  We have recently become aware of a couple who has been taking donations for years after minor illness, fraudulently not reporting them to the IRS, fixing up their home, buying new cars, etc.

   Be very careful and always write a check or ask for a receipt when you offer to donate. Many are out there ripping hardworking people off.  Report them to the IRS as we do. Let them do a complete investigation.

If you associate in any way with a RACIST, you ARE a racist!

   If you have coffee with, booze with or chuckle over dirty jokes about women and minorities with a racist, you ARE a racist!

   If you are a veteran

Now Hiring!! Screen worker!

ALCAL Glass hiring screen worker --
to repair and build new screens for customers!
Call 795-9240 for interview!
Pay commensurate with qualifications!

Big lawsuit against state for Twin Tunnels!

  UPDATE:  Per Joel Metzger, CCWD is not involved in the Twin Tunnels lawsuit!  We have asked him why?

Cubbies have to eat, too!

These 4 cubs are sharing salmon their mom caught them at Brooks
Falls in Katmai, Alaska. You can watch the bears live!!

Billionaire Mercer family got Bannon and Conway their jobs -- new TV show?

   We have now learned that both Steve Bannon and KellyAnne Conway were Mercer employees in their right wing media empire when the Mercers

Trumps Arts Council disbands

  In the wake of Trumps rant against the left in a press conference this week, where he defended the racist right wing, alt-right, white supremacists, his CEO support disappeared.

   Now his Arts Council has disbanded after many resigned in disgust.  Trump will not be attending the Kennedy Center honor night this year, as other Presidents have done in the past.

All White Supremacist racists should lose their jobs!

   It is not against the labor laws, either to refuse to hire a racist or to fire a racist for

Did City of Angels Camp help CAO get new job without firing?

   It took the Calaveras Grand Jury to force out into the public that there was a question of misappropriation of funds against the former CAO, McHatten, who got a new job last fall.

   It was perfectly clear from the incompetent press release

Friday, August 18, 2017

Melissa Lynn Cortez-Earl of Valley Springs

  Born April 5, 1975 in Fresno, Melissa Lynn Cortez-Earl passed away on August 13, 2017 at home with her family at her side.

South Fork Fire grows

   As of August 18, 2017 the South Fork Fire in Yosemite National Park has grown to 2407 acres and is only 7% contained.

    Smoke from this fire wafts into Tuolumne and Calaveras County when the wind is just right. The cause of this fire is still under investigation.

The WHOPPER about Gen. Pershing!!

   Everyone knows that Trump is a pathological liar. It's much more than a joke on late night TV. He can't seem to stop himself. He really needs professional help!

  Yesterday he repeated a lie about General Pershing, talking about bullets dipped in pigs blood and Islamic terrorists in the Phillipines, huh??  Do his supporters believe this bullsh**?

Steve Bannon OUT of Trump cabinet

   NBC just announced that Steve Bannon is no longer Chief Strategist in the Trump cabinet. Apparently he planned to resign before the Charlottesville debacle.

   Trump and his cabinet are at Camp David today in a sort of RETREAT. Bannon is not with the President. Will he return to Breitbart??

Two fires in two days on Hwy 108

   CalFire has had two fires along Hwy 108 in two days due to faulty vehicle catalytic converters.

   They found parts

Hwy 4 still closed in San Joaquin County

   August 18, 2017 at 10 AM:  Caltrans still has Hwy 4 closed through Victoria Island in San Joaquin County due to an early morning fatal crash.

   They are attempting to clear the roadway at this time so they can reopen to traffic.

First time California AG reports deaths by police

   The CA Attorney General has just released a report of deaths by police in 2016.  800 Police departments provided information for the report, which is the first of its kind in CA.

   Altogether 782 incidents resulted in serious injury or death, and use of a firearm. 157 of those civilians were killed.  This report is due to a new law that the legislature passed to be  more transparent with the public.

Per honor code, if you TOLERATE racism

   If you have any honor at all, you do not tolerate any RACISTS, THIEVES, LIARS or CHEATERS!!

   If you voted for Trump,

ADOPTED!!! Meet Thomas the Cat of cats!!

Go to the San Andreas Animal Shelter at the
Calaveras government center to see all the kitties who
are up for adoption!

No casino for now, but valuable heritage for Mi-Wuks

  Since the owners of the Jackson Rancheria bought over 100 acres of land along Hwy 4 in Vallecito, there has been a lot of speculation (and hopes) that a casino may be coming to Calaveras.

   Nothing is planned by the group, but due to their purchase it has become known that not only was it a settlement for Mi-Wuks (Six Mile Rancheria), but that a WWII victim is buried in the tiny cemetery on they hill under the single tree.

Calaveras Hate Groups publicly listed by SPLC

Mark Rushdoony is the
head of Chalcedon
       The Southern Poverty Law Center tracks hate groups and has for many years in the U.S. Only one group is listed in Calaveras County at this time,

Remember: Racists don't just want to kill minorities

  Everyone needs to remember about racists one important fact:

Passing on Hwy 4 causes head on fatal crash- Roadway closed

   Around 4:30 AM on August 18, 2017 a sedan tried to pass on Hwy 4 at Victoria Island in San Joaquin County.

   The car crashed head-on

Thursday, August 17, 2017

U.S Military Cadet Honor Code--West Point--Racist scumbags!

  The West Point Cadet Honor Code:

   A Cadet will not

Lot of bull on Hwy 4

   August 17, 2017 at 7:25 PM:  A bull has been reported on Hwy 4 and Main Street in Vallecito. Be cautious if in the area.

   A man on a motorcycle was able to get the bull to one side of the roadway, but the owner will need to get it back across and into the pasture.

Supervisor Mills cries during secret meetings at Kautz?

  We have received information that Supervisor District 4 Dennis Mills began crying during the later part of the first day of the Calaveras secret meetings at Kautz.  Now we know why he wanted the meetings to be secret, no film, no proof!!

   He seemed inconsolable, something about his cannabis garden being discovered after he worked so hard to hide it from the cops? Mills is a right wing wacko who is opposed to any cannabis publicly. What will he do now?  We already had heard he was being recalled.

13 dead, 100 injured in Spain terror attack

   While the United States is suffering from domestic terror attack from crazy Nazi or KKK nuts, other parts of the world are also being attacked.

   In Spain today, ISIS took responsibility for a van that plowed through a crowd in Barcelona, Spain, killing 13 and injuring 100. 

Car vs power pole in Jackson

   August 17, 2017 at 2 PM:  A car has reportedly struck a power pole on Argonaut Lane in Jackson.

   Emergency responders, including an ambulance are en route to the scene.

TRUMP stinks!! DOW dumps 275

   The smell all the way from the White House to Wall Street suddenly wafted into the DOW today.

   275 points were lost and tomorrow is expected to be about the same, according to analysts. TRUMP stinks and DOW dumps!!

Does Amador County have KKK??

Lock him up!
Lock him up!
Lock him up!
   People have been asking us if we believe Amador County has a KKK faction?  We honestly

Fat Pork White boys not even good gardeners??

   There has been a lot of talk about the White Supremacists and other Nazi type racists who cannot get or keep jobs.  There is a reason.

Bitcoin AGAIN reaches all-time high

   Bitcoin has now climbed above $4500, to a record high today, August 17, 2017.

   This gain gives it a market valuation larger than that of Netflix. 

Coward, spineless McClintock avoids Trump racism

  Our cowardly, spineless Congressional Representative McClintock sent out a big news message this morning to all his followers. 

   It said Trump got us out of Paris Climate Accord, Good, send me money!  He avoids address his racism and that of his dear leader.   Since he doesn't even live in his own district, he's nothing more than a racist, spineless coward!!

OP-ED: When will US transcend white supremacy?

        Now that the violence in Charlottesville has forced "white supremacy" into our political vocabulary, let's ask an uncomfortable question:  "When will the United States transcend white supremacy?"

Tiki Torch Company embarrassed--Issues statement!

   Although it was a big sale, the Tiki Torch Company was so embarrassed and ashamed by the nationwide videos of their backyard torches being used by KKK and Nazi's they issued a statement:

   "Tiki Brand is not associated in any way

Electrician fired after Charlottesville riots

   A union electrician from Berkely lost his job as a result of participating in the Nazi and kkk rallies in Charlottesville over the weekend.

  Hiring a racist is probably not

White Supremacist interview: I'm a victim!!

   In an interview shown on CNN last night, a woman journalist was allowed access to a White Supremacist, even into the motel room with a cameraman.

   This White Supremacist made crude statements about the "bastard Jew" 

Letter to the Editor: Statues

   Dear Sierra Sentinel:

   I'm so sickened by the crazy Nazi's, KKK and other White Supremacist AltRight rioters

Why is Calaveras CAO protecting temp Sheriff DiBasilio??

   No one should be surprised with the amount of malfeasance and corruption at the Calaveras Sheriff's Office, that DiBasilio, Supervisor Oliveira's CHUMP, is misusing

Who are the officers of the local KKK??

  After we reported hearing that the local racists were trying to form their own branch of the KKK in Calaveras County, we've been waiting to hear who

Cow on Hwy 120

   August 17, 2017 at 9 AM:  Be cautious if headed for Groveland on Hwy 120. A black and white cow has been reported on one of the sharp curves near Yosemite Lakes Road.

   CHP is responding to the scene.

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Burglary at Valley Springs Pharmacy

   According to the Calaveras Sheriff's Office on August 16, 2017 at about 6:20 AM deputies responded to Foothill Pharmacy at

Traffic collision in Jamestown

   August 16, 2017 at 5 PM:  A T-bone traffic collision has been reported between two Toyotas on Hwy 120 and Jacksonville Road in Jamestown.

   An ambulance and two tow trucks are responding to the scene. One vehicle is blocking the roadway, so be cautious if in the area.

Amador County forms anti-racist group

   A group of people from Amador County have formed an anti-racist group recently. In their flyer they state that they intend to stop racism from infiltrating the foothill

Can you tie it all together??? To Trump??

    It has taken awhile for the public to make the realization that certain things are tied in with certain elected officials.

   If you know a person is anti-cannabis, they are most likely religious extremists, intolerant of others opinions, anti-womens rights, racist, trumpers, Oliveirites pro-domestic terrorism and dirty cops!  Think about it and be careful who you associate with in this dangerous time.

As more CEO's quit, Trump disbands councils

  In the wake of more CEO's quitting his JOBS and Manufacturing Councils, Trump has been forced to disband them both.

  Trump has no one to blame but himself.  No one wants to be associated with racists!!! It will hurt their businesses.

Dave Bean of Mountain Ranch

   David Ray Bean (Dave) of Mountain Ranch, was born April 18, 1939 in Belle Fourche, South Dakota to George Burdette and Violet Margareet (Tope) Bean.  He succumbed to

City of Angels Camp admits wrongdoing questions?? Corruption!!!

Give me new truck!
I'll keep quiet, not
investigate, allow
racists to continue, etc.
   The Angels Camp Police Chief has released a statement to try and quell questions about him and his department regarding the Calaveras Grand Jury findings