Saturday, September 30, 2017

Stanislaus closes day use and campsites

   The Stanislaus National Forest District Office has announced that as of October 1, 2017 all day use and campsites will be closed for the season.

   The purpose of this closure is to allow workers to prepare for the winter season.

Major injury motorcycle collision

   September 30, 2017 at 6:25 PM:  A motorcycle and SUV crash at Cardinal Avenue and Weber Avenue just this side of Hwy 99 has been reported.

   The motorcycle rider apparently has major injuries.  This is just off Hwy 26 in Stockton.

Four car crash in Linden

   September 30, 2017 at 6:15 PM:  A four car crash has been reported on Hwy 26 at Tangemann Road in the Linden area.

   No injuries have been indicated, but Hwy 26 is blocked. CHP is working to clear the roadway as soon as possible.

Pathological TRUMP blames Puerto Rico...

   Unable to take any honest criticism, Trump today tweeted all kinds of racist insults at San Juan, Puerto Rico's mayor, blaming her for residents not getting aid!!!

   In return, she says he doesn't just treat them like 2nd class citizens, but like ANIMALS!  Yep, that's Trump, all right!!

The Great Right White Flight!!! (GRWF)

  Did you see the interview last night of a "conservative right wing" realtor in Texas who helps people who want out of California to relocate in

Friday, September 29, 2017

Mokelumne Hill man arrested

   On September 28, 2017 around 10 PM Calaveras Sheriff's deputies arrested Jason Wesley Andahl (33) of Mokelumne Hill at his residence on Flat Gulch Road.

Downtown Angels Camp Business Association

   The new President of the Angels Camp downtown business association, a bank managers, says he is concerned about his time constraints in the job and hopes other business people will take up the slack.

   He also says he plans to develop the downtown businesses to grow. Good thing no other business owners have anything better to do!!

Price resigns amid private plane scandal--Another one bites the dust.

   Health and Human Services Secretary for TRUMP resigned today, amid the scandal that he used private and military planes for his travel instead of commercial. Thank you Politico!!!

   Turns out it cost the taxpayers over $1million for his comfort during the first 8 months of the TRUMP administration.  And another one "BITES THE DUST"!!!

Hugh Hefner will be buried next to WHO??

   There is a little controversy about the plot where Hugh Hefner will be buried. It seems he intentionally purchased the plot many years ago.

   He will be laid to rest right next to Marilyn Monroe, the first model to sit for Playboy back in 1953.

California WORST place to retire???

   Florida is a popular retirement state because it has no personal income tax, among other things. The top three retirement cities are in Florida.

   The worst places to retire are just about anywhere in California, according to a study.


Dear SierraSentinel: School safety

   Dear SierraSentinel:

   I was reading here the other day that someone at the Supervisors said children are all safe in the Hwy 4 corridor of schools as far as street safety is concerned.

   I am telling you that is not quite true.

National Coffee Day

September 29, 2017 is National Coffee Day

Puerto Rico NOT a 'Good News Story'

   San Juan, Puerto Rico's Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz angrily rejected acting Department of Homeland Security Elaine Duke's claims that  the governments response to hurricane relief

City of Angels Camp Council meets agains--for NOTHING!! Mary Kelly??

   On Tuesday, October 3, 2017 the Angels Camp City Council will hold a meeting so that they can each collect money from the taxpayers.

   There is absolutely NOTHING

How many lies can TRUMP tell in one day???

  Last night on the news one of the people being interviewed said it was hard to keep track of all the lies that TRUMP tells.  Does he know

Should climbing at Yosemite be banned?

   After the rockfall at Yosemite this week, which killed one and injured others, many are questioning whether all the climbing is causing the rocks

Mr. BigPot gets donations???

   Why did Mr. BigPot McmAnus get up and praise the Locke Vineyards at the Calaveras Supervisor meeting on September 26, 2017.

   Locke was applying for a Zoning Change to operate a tasting room on Hwy 4. Did Mr. Locke offer him a donation for the BAN COMMITTEE or for District 3 Oliveira's re-election campaign???

Angels Camp Christmas Parade sign ups

  The Angels Camp downtown business association is now taking applications for the November 25, 2017 Christmas Parade and tree lighting. 

   For more information call 736-1333.


Thursday, September 28, 2017

Avery Homocide victim identified

   According to the Calaveras County Sheriff, the victim of the homicide in Avery early this morning was 19 year old Cole Bilderback.

   His father, 47 year old David Bilderback was booked into the Calaveras County Jail on the charge of 187(a) PC -murder alleged and he is being held on $2 million bail.

UPDATE on murder investigation in Avery

   According to the Calaveras Sheriff's Office they received a 911 call around 1:17 AM that there had been a family altercation and someone had been shot.

  Units from the Sheriff's Office, Angels Camp Police and CHP responded, arriving on scene at a business in the 4000 block of Hwy 4 in Avery

Murder in Avery???

   September 28, 2017: Calaveras Sheriff's Office has notified the public that they are investigating a suspected homicide in Avery.

   According to the Sheriff, they found

Playboy founder dies

  Hugh Hefner, founder of Playboy in 1953, has died.

  Hefner was 91 years old.

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Bill McManus thanks Merita Callaway! Helps campaign!!

   We are certain that former Supervisor Merita Callaway is pleased with Mr. McManus, who came to the podium at the September 26, 2017 Calaveras Supervisor

Dr. Smith is correct! Cannibis NOT EVIL!! Evil is the KKK at Candyrock!!!

   During Public Comment of the September 26, 2017 Calaveras Supervisors meeting, Dr. Smith of District 3, spoke in favor of Cannabis farmers and against the crazy people who call farmers EVIL,

Canyon Fire in Anaheim

   As of 8:15 AM on September 27, 2017 the Canyon Fire located in the City of Anaheim in Orange County, is 2000 acres and is 20% contained.

   Evacuations are in effect. Corona High School is the evacuation center, including for small pets.

Fawn on Silver Rapids Road

   September 27, 2017 at 8:10 AM: A fawn has been reported sitting on the side of Silver Rapids Road at Hogan Dam Road in Rancho Calaveras.

  Be cautious until CHP can arrive and remove it from the roadway.

Bannon defeats Trump in Alabama election!

   The more wacked out candidate for Senator won the run-off election yesterday in Alabama. Strange, who had been appointed by the now thrown out governor,

Want a winter job???

  Caltrans is gearing up for winter by taking applications to be a chain installer on Hwy 4, 88, 89, 108 and 207 for the 2017-18 snow season.

   Alpine, Calaveras, Amador and

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Two Copperopolis men arrested--Meth and Stolen Property: Calaveras Sheriff

   According to a Calaveras Sheriff's press release, detectives served a search warrant earlier today, September 26, 2017 for stolen property at two locations in Copperopolis.

McConnell: TrumpCare Dead in the Water!

   The Senate leader announced today that he does not have enough votes and will not be bringing the TrumpCare Repeal and Replace bill to the floor.

   Known as the Graham-Cassidy-Heller-Johnson Bill, it has shown to be even worse that the last bill they tried; this one is to dump the health care problem on the STATES!  Didn't work!!

CHP report on Hwy 26 crash in Glencoe

   According to CHP on September 25, 2017 at 12:25 AM Ronald Wilson (45) of West Point was driving a 2001 Acura on Hwy 26

Calaveras Sheriff invades privacy of homeowners--DANGEROUS helicopter searches!!!!

Choppers similar to this one have been seen
flying dangerously low. Guns and or cameras
have been seen inside. Corrupt Calaveras County
Sheriff may be to blame!!
   The Calaveras Sheriff uses an unmarked helicopter to try and secretly locate cannabis grows of people who they suspect of growing more than 6 plants

Lawsuits against SPI for pesticide and herbacides--Oliveira says its ok???

   More and more lawsuits are now being filed against SPI in their clear-cutting practices of spraying the ground liberally, sometimes from the air, to prevent any new growth.

Board of Supervisors honor Centenarians

   A Valley Springs resident who turned 100 years old this year was recognized as a Centenarian by the Calaveras Supervisors at their September 26, 2017 meeting.

Sonora woman beats up Calaveras deputy??? No photos???

   On September 22, 2017 Calaveras Sheriff's deputies arrested Tina Sue Walters (69) of Sonora on Hwy 26 at Jean Street in Valley Springs.

   Walters was booked into the Calaveras County Jail for allegedly Battery (beating up) a Police officer, a felony, and for Obstructing or Resisting, a misdemeanor.  Can't seem to locate any photos of the officer.

Cows on Michel Road in Mountain Ranch

   September 26, 2017 at 8:35 AM:  Cows have been reported out on Michel Road near Mountain Ranch Road.

  Be cautious in that area until the owner can be located.

FBI investigation: Trump team uses PRIVATE EMAIL!! Going to JAIL???

   The scandals go on and on with this Trump regime in the White House.  After a year of listening to Trump insult, accuse and demand "Go to Jail" for Hillary Clinton's use of private emails, we learned that now they may not care.

  Why? Because their team: Ivanka Trump, Jared Kushner, Bannon, Reince Prebis and others also use private emails.  Yesterday, the press secretary Huckabee, said they have been told to use only government emails.  Are Republicans up in arms?  Are they "Going to Jail"???

Monday, September 25, 2017

Police chase in Valley Springs

   According to the Calaveras County Sheriff on September 24, 2017 around 1 AM a deputy noticed a Ford Mustang on Hwy 12 in the Wallace area swerve off and on the road

Traffic collision on Hwy 88

   September 25, 2017 at 2:30 PM: A traffic collision has been reported on Hwy 88 at Raven Road in the Pioneer area.

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

Protestors get into fight in Angels Camp

  People calling themselves Justice for Cici, have been spending a lot of time protesting ONE place, where they believe all abuse of animals occurs; in Angels Camp.

   There is one Arnold resident who drives around with many protest signs in the back of a jeep,

Call for possible gunshot wound in Groveland

   September 25, 2017 at 10:55 AM:  An ambulance and Tuolumne County Sheriff's Office is responding to a call for a possible gunshot wound on Black Road in Groveland.

   No other details are available. Responders are staging in the area, prior to accessing the location.

Vehicle rollover in LaGrange

   September 25, 2017 at 10:45 AM:  A vehicle has reportedly rolled over on Hwy 132 in LaGrange.

   CHP and an ambulance are responding to the scene.

Weiner cries

   Anthony Weiner, who caused such a commotion during the Hillary Clinton campaign by getting caught SEXTING a 15 year old, among others, was sentenced today.

  He cried as he was sentenced to 21 months in prison. We do not know if his ex-wife and Clinton's campaign assistant, was present.

Letter to the Editor: Trump

   Dear Editor:

   I know, I know, you get lots of letters about the racist in the White House. Well, think about this

Deer hunters are chasing anything !!!

The deer are in high stress due to being chased continually by
hunters who have booze and guns. Be careful on the
roadways and put inexpensive warning whistles on your bumpers!!!

Car vs. deer on Hwy 49

   September 25, 2017 at 9:25 AM:  A car reportedly struck a deer on Hwy 49 outside Columbia.

   No injuries reported to the driver, who apparently did not feel it important to put deer warning whistles on his front bumper.  The deer, on the other hand, is dead!

Motorcycle vs. deer on Hwy 4

  UPDATE:  Hwy 4 is now reopened. The injured was taken to Sonora Regional Medical Center and the doe was left on the side of the road for Caltrans.

Major injury crash in Glencoe

   September 25, 2017 at 6:35 AM:  A major injury crash occurred on Hwy 26 near Stormy Lane outside Glencoe around 12:30 AM, where the driver was pinned inside.

   The vehicle still has not been recovered, as they decided to wait until daylight. It is down in a ravine. A tow truck is responding with extra cable to pull vehicle out.

Sunday, September 24, 2017

Black pickup into ravine in Avery

   September 24, 2017 at 3:40PM:  A black pickup reportedly ran off Hwy 4 near Moran Road in Avery and down into a ravine.

   Two CHP and an ambulance are en route to the scene. Be extra cautious if in the area.

City of Angels has lead poisoning in WATER???

   According to a report in the Sacramento Bee, the City of Angels Camp is in violation and in non-conforming--category TT MPL for LEAD!!

  This is especially dangerous for children, as lead builds up and never leaves the body. Have residents of Angels Camp been properly informed?

Hooray for the NFL players!!!

  Over 100 NFL players knelt or stayed in the locker rooms during the National Anthem this morning before the games began to show opposition to Trump and his racist policies!!

  This is in protest to a Trump insult. Congratulations, NFL players, for showing courage and what this country should be all about.  Screw TRUMP!!!!

Hwy 4 closed at Lake Alpine for Road work

   Caltrans will have Hwy 4 closed past Lake Alpine to do road work on Wednesday September 27, 2017.

    They will be doing pavement repair on the roadway.

Smoke Check in Avery area

   UPDATE:  This was apparently an illegal burn pile. It was not logged as a fire.  It is true that CalFire does appear to protect SPI. Why, we do not understand. So many of the fires are caused by their debris burns. They should owe millions in fines and or fees!!!

Collision on Hwy 88

   September 24, 2017 at 9:50 AM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Hwy 88 at Kirkwood Meadows Drive.

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

Trump trying to start RACE WAR at NFL games???

   Why is Trump even mentioning the NFL?  Why is this deranged man obsessed with Colin Kaepernick?

  Many feel Trump is attempting to start a race war in the stands at NFL games. He can't control himself. Sports is one of the few places everyone gathers and cheers.  He needs to be divisive everywhere!!!

49ers off today..0-3 --Raiders 2-0

      The 49ers are off today, after losing 2 games in one week last week. They are now 0-3.

   The Raiders are playing the Redskins in Maryland today. They are currently 2-0. They play at 5 PM.

Saturday, September 23, 2017

Watch for goats on Hwy 12

   September 23, 2017 at 9:30 PM:  3 or 4 goats have been reported on Hwy 12 near Camanche Parkway in Wallace.

   Be cautious until CHP can find the owner and get them off the roadway.

Trump: Don't want Champion Warriors at HIS White House

   TRUMP is so sick with his racist Make America White again agenda that he just continues to try and drive us back into the 18th

Traffic collision on Hwy 49

   UPDATE:  No injuries in this crash per CHP.

Calaveras Guardian: Deer, bear, all critters welcome! Problem with the world is TOO MANY DAMN PEOPLE!!

   Since it is killing season for those who love killing innocent animals, we are issuing an invitation to deer, bear and any other horrified creature being shot at by the gun thugs.

   You are all invited to our

Murphys Nursery is expanding

   Longtime business Murphys Nursery, located on Hwy 4 behind the gas station, has a wonderful selection of trees,

Traffic collision on Hwy 26

   September 23, 2017 at 1 PM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Hwy 26 near Pinasco Road between Linden and Stockton.

   An ambulance and CHP are responding. Be cautious if in the area.

Kylie Jenner pregnant?

  Now we know you all are 'to die' for info on the Kardashian family. We just heard that Kyle Jenner, the baby of the family, is pregnant.

   She and her boyfriend Travis Scott, a rap singer, have been a couple for a few months.

TV on Hwy 108

   September 23, 2017 at 12:45 PM:  A TV has been reported on Hwy 108 at Twain Harte Drive in Twain Harte.

   CHP is en route to the area. Be cautious until the roadway is cleared.

Deer Warning Whistles WORK!!

They're cheap!! Get them at Arnold True Value Hardware in
Meadowmont Shopping Center!!!

Presidents who violate the constitution should be impeached!!

MAGA--Impeach the TRUMP!!!!
   Trump made a big deal of insulting NFL players for kneeling during the National Anthem, which is their

Glass Menagerie coming to Sonora

   The Glass Menagerie is in rehearsals and will run October 6, 2017 to October 29, 2017 at the East Sonora Theatre.


Motorcycle crash outside Lockeford

 UPDATE:  Per CHP the rider suffered major injuries in this crash.

BUZZ-SAW of Distrct 3: Is Jeff Crovitz leaving because of Calaveras' Oliveira?

   Calaveras County does not have a good reputation for its treatment of department heads. They either stand their ground and get yelled at or they

Caltrans continues work on Hwy 4

   Caltrans will be working on Hwy 4 between Murphys and the Altpine County line to do drainage work beginning on Monday September 25, 2017.

    One way traffic will be in effect and 10 minute delays can be expected.

Smokey says: Still Fire Season

Friday, September 22, 2017

Senator McCain says....NO!!!

Hunting Safety for KKK Candyrock kooks!!!

Hey!  I'm a ready!!!!
   Always tell your wife you will be hunting somewhere out in the woods, so you can go see your girlfriend

Calaveras Sheriff warns of deer and bear hunting season!!

  Yes! It seems that even residents in subdivisions have to worry about hunters these days, especially since the poor victims (deer and bear) are already chased out of their natural habitat by SPI

Calaveras Supervisors meet to approve budget

   On Tuesday September 26, 2017 at 9 AM the Calaveras Supervisors meet in San Andreas.

   On the agenda is approval of the 2017-18 budget.


House fire in Twain Harte

   September 22, 2017 at 11:05 AM:  A house fire has been reported on Ponderosa Drive in Twain Harte.

  Fire personnel, including water tenders, are responding to the scene.

Supervisor Oliveira campagin supporter Alice Montgomery

This is apparently a scene that Montgomery adores!!!
   Alice Montgomery, previous owner of Cedar Center in Arnold, is an ARDENT campaign supporter of District 3 Supervisor

McClintock draws BIG Protest and walkout

   Congressman McClintock, as expected, drew a large crowd at the Bret Harte Gymnasium in Angels Camp on September 20, 2017, mostly unfriendly.

   In fact, in addition to waving signs

Support the Calaveras pro-cannabis businesses

Lightning strike in Beaver Creek drainage--Clear-cutting by SPI???

Alice Montgomery, an Arnold resident rants against
Cannabis at Calaveras Supervisor meetings,
, but loves THIS clear-cutting, and Oliveira
 UPDATE at 10:50AM:  The fire is approximately 1/4 acre at this time.

TRUMP -- Another suspicious WEEK!!

    Cobb and Dowd, TRUMP top lawyers, were witnessed arguing about whether to release documents to Mueller or to claim

Car vs. Power Pole on Hwy 26

   September 22, 2017 at 9:25 AM:  A car has struck a power pole on Hwy 26 near Ridge Road in the Glencoe area.

   CHP and an ambulance are responding to the scene.

CCWD and CPUD to meet jointly

   On October 4, 2017 the Calaveras County Water District (CCWD) and Calaveras Public Utility District

Oregon man arrested in Valley Springs

   On September 21, 2017 the Calaveras Sheriff's Office arrested Cameron Robert Corbin (29) of Oregon on Hartvickson Drive in Valley Springs.

   Corbin was booked into the Calaveras County Jail for allegedly being a Felon

Has Calaveras Supervisor Oliveira lost credibility?? Put Garamendi in NOW???

   With Calaveras Supervisor Oliveira being the BOSS, the CHAIR, the LEADER, is the most important thing in his life. In other words he never recovered from being a COP!!

   No we hear that three supervisors want Oliveira out, but that one of the three,

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Don't be FOOLED by Calaveras Sheriff DiBasilio election campaign!!

   We all know you have to be careful these days.  With a President like Trump, the corruption goes all the way down the line, especially in law enforcement.

   We have been told that a woman who claims not to have anything to do with the election campaign

Should we be asking more questions of CAO Lutz? About Supe special monies...

   As most of us know, the corruption in Calaveras County has been ongoing for many, many years. Trying to clean it all up is more of a task than any one CAO can handle.

   However, we have had some suggestions from an anonymous source:

 "A few good questions to ask CAO Lutz. What are the individual tiers of spending requirements for each supe?

Calaveras Sheriff arrest for Conspiracy to grow more than 6 cannabis plants

   On September 20, 2017 the temporary Calaveras Sheriff DiBasilio, arrested 4 people and cut down their cannabis grow on Ridge Road in Railroad Flat.

   Misdemeanor charges

Those who passed away in Calaveras County

   Those who recently passed away in Calaveras County are:

   Robert W. Applegate passed away on August 20, 2017 at the age

Calaveras County gets first RAIN!!

   Many areas of Calaveras County and the Mother Lode got a nice rain last night. Cleaned the dirt off the trees and cleared the air.

    This will lessen the fire danger. Thanks goodness!! Possibility there could be more rain late today.  Fall is coming!!

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Moon Bash destruction derby

Traffic collision in Columbia

 UPDATE at 10:50 AM:  The fire is now under control.  Hwy 49 will be closed for several hours!!

    UPDATE: Per CHP one vehicle is

TRUMP-CARE # 13 The Graham-Cassidy Bill--hurry up and vote!!

   The newest attempt to repeal and replace Obamacare, called TRUMP-CARE # 13 is called the Graham Cassidy Bill.

   The Senate is simply dumping this problem on the states,

Fatal collision on Hwy 99

   September 20, 2017 at 10:30 AM:  A fatal collision was reported on Hwy 99 at Wilson Way in Stockton.

   Several vehicles and 72' of Caltrans fence were damaged.  CHP is at the scene.

Suspicious person reported in West Point

   On September 19, 2017 a suspicious person wearing camoflauge and hiding in the bushes was reported to the Calaveras Sheriff on Smitty Lane in West Point.

    The Calaveras Sheriff took no report.

Amador County Board of Supervisors meet

   On September 26, 2017 at 9 AM the Amador County Board of Supervisors will hold a regular meeting.

   We don't yet have an agenda for that meeting, but will publish items of importance when we receive it.

Transparency: First test of new Calaveras CAO Tim Lutz

   The new Calaveras CAO has been very forthcoming answering general questions about budget, etc. and we appreciate his transparency.

   Yesterday we requested to know what Supervisors have spent on their private district out of funds that do not need approval by the Board as a whole. This is the first real test of Mr. Lutz transparency and the Board of Supervisors as a whole by the

Want to serve on a county advisory board or commission??

   Calaveras County is currently seeking a volunteer to serve on the Area 12 Agency on Aging Advisory Council.

   If you are interested in serving on this or another advisory council, call the County Board clerk at 754-6370.

If you are a TRUMP-lover, a deplorable, or other type of racist or dirty cop... should not read the!

   We will continue to be the ANTI-TRUMP of the Sierras for as long as his regime lasts, or until the final impeachment vote is in or until he is locked up!!


Orange man talks about Rocket Man and Blowing up North Korea, Believe ME

Side by side, they are almost identical. WAY too much makeup???
Way too little BRAINS, Believe ME!!

Pickup hits tree and barn in Pioneer

   UPDATE:  Per CHP, only minor injuries resulted from this crash.

Chief of Staff's face tells it all!!

This photo of Chief of Staff John Kelly during Trumps United Nations
speech tells it all!  He obviously did not have input on the
wording or tone. It was simply a campaign speech to his
deplorables, "Believe ME!!"

McClintock TONITE!! Bret Harte High School!! BOOOOO!

Poor little
gets booed,
calls the cops!!
   Seems McClintock has called out the militia to protect him as he comes to Angels Camp in Calaveras County tonite, September 20, 2017 at 6 PM.  The carpetbagger himself, will promote his TRUMP

Black Toyota runs off Hwy 108 in Jamestown

   September 20, 2017 at 6:30 AM:  A black Toyota has run off Hwy 108 at Tulloch Dam Road in Jamestown and through a fence.

   The vehicle is around 100' off the roadway. No injuries have been indicated. A tow truck is responding.

Possible snow above 7000' later today

   It is possible that the Sierras could see snow today above 7000' in elevation.  Rain is expected even in the valley.

   No great accumulation is expected, but it could be the first snowfall of the season at Bear Valley. Yay!!!

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Taco Bell Cantina???

  Taco Bell is making some changes in its business model, including not having a drive-thru at some restaurants.

  Among other changes, many Taco Bells will become Cantinas, offering BOOZE, in addition to its food menu.

Mexico gets a 7.1 earthquake

 A powerful 7.1 earthquake has struck Central Mexico, only 2 weeks after an 8.1 left 100 people dead in the same area.

   Buildings have toppled and 44 people have been reported to have died in this one so far.

10 years of Morning Joe

   MSNBC celebrated the 10 year anniversary of the early morning talk show, Morning Joe this morning, with Mika Brzezinski and Joe Scarborough.

   All kinds of past guests paid a visit, and they showed some old clips, even played old phone calls from TRUMP.  Congratulations Joe and Mika for the best political morning show on TV.

TRUMP speaks to United Nations

   In a mostly positive speech to the United Nations, Trump this morning bashed North Korea and terrorism, saying they all need to fight the small number of evil people in the world.

   That must mean that the UN is getting together to help us get rid of TRUMP!  Hooray!

Fire in Jamestown

   UPDATE:  This fire is now reported as 39 acres with 30% contained. It is near

Congressman McClintock is as committed as destruction!!

   We have been told that the Congressman for our district, Tom McClintock is just as committed now as ever, to de-constructing

And Mueller keeps rolling along, now after Manafort!!

   Yesterday we learned that the White House is in such fear and chaos over the Mueller investigation

Letter to the Sierra Sentinel: Problem??

   Dear Sierra Sentinel:

   Always keeping my eyes open for creeps, I noticed a strange activity a couple of days ago, late in

Calaveras Sheriff: Don't take reports on gunfire

   One of the problems with the Calaveras Sheriff (he calls himself sheriff rick) is that the reports made by concerned citizens of gunfire too near to homes.

The poor deer are running in TERROR!!..Get warning whistles!!!

From crazed drunken hunters.  Get warning whistles and
put them on the front bumpers!  They work and they're cheap!!!

Calaveras Grand Jury investigating Sheriff DiBasilio??

   We sent an email to the Calaveras Board of Supervisors and CAO Tim Lutz questioning the actions of temporary Sheriff DiBasilio regarding monies used and the raiding

Caution on Hwy 49

   September 19, 2017 at 6:45 AM:  Be cautious if traveling on Hwy 49 at Mayo Drive through Angels Camp this morning.  Traffic is backed up, possibly due to construction.

   CHP is en route to the area.

Monday, September 18, 2017

French Fire near Shingle Springs

   CalFire reports that the French Fire near Shingle Springs is now 136 acres and is 35% contained.

  Forward progress has been stopped on this fire, located in El Dorado County.

Motorcyclist dies of injuries on Hwy 4

   Per CHP on September 16, 2017 at approximately 3:10 PM Christa Hayes (62) of Rio Vista was riding her 2016 Harley Davidson on Hwy 4, passing vehicles

The Emmy's were terrific last night

   In case you missed them, the Emmy's, hosted by Stephen Colbert, were very entertaining. The entire show was based on the one person who has begged for an Emmy and not

Head-on collision in Plymouth

   UPDATE:  Per CHP injuries in the crash were minor.

Who in the heck wrote that???? BOOOOOO!

   We have heard that some reckless, anti-Democratic person wrote that Mr. McClintock is demanding respect, quiet, KINDNESS? and order in his coming town hall

Don't forget!! McClintock is coming, McClintock is coming! Trump's Nazi is coming!!!

   Attention:  All patriotic, honorable citizens and voters of Calaveras County.

   The most DISHONORABLE Congressman EVER, McClintock (who doesn't even live here) is daring to come to Bret Harte High School

Truck on fire

September 18, 2017: A truck is reportedly on fire on Hwy 4 near Parrotts Ferry Road in Vallecito.

   Be cautious if in the area.

Raiders trounce Jets--Niners lose

   The Oakland Raiders beat the New York Jets at home yesterday 45-20.

   That puts the Raiders in 2nd place in the AFC West.  The 49ers lost to the Seahawks 12-9.


Sunday, September 17, 2017

Car vs. golf cart in Copperopolis

   September 17, 2017 at 5:30 PM:  A car and a golf cart collided at Littlejohn and Kiva in Copperopolis.

   The vehicle apparently left the scene. No injuries have been indicated. CHP is en route to the area.

Reminder from Smokey

Fire season is not over yet!!
Be careful!!!

Bernie Sanders says....

  "I worked hard to elect Hillary!"

   Is that true??? 

If you have stinking no good thieving racist Nazi Neighbors from Hell #33....

   ....put up good security cameras, and warning devices.  Is so, they are vicious, evil, crazy racists and will even destroy things of your

Thanks for the ride, Ma

Man sleeping at Hwy 12 and Trethaway Road in Lockeford

   September 17, 2017 at 8:50 AM:  A man reported down and possibly injured at Hwy 12 and Trethaway Road in Lockeford was just sleeping.

   CHP did go to the area a check on him.

Hwy 49 signal not working

   September 17, 2017 at 6:45 AM:  The signal at Hwy 49 and Murphys Grade Road in Angels Camp has been reported as not working this morning.

   Caltrans and CHP have been notified. Be cautious if in that area.

Saturday, September 16, 2017

Hwy 4 Closed--Jeep vs. motorcycle collision on Hwy 4

UPDATE at 4:45 PM:  The roadway is now clear.

Motorcycle crash on forest road

 UPDATE:  Helicopter says its low on fuel. Going to Columbia and will return. Medics have made contact with patient. Stable, driving out towards White Pines.

Adopt a nice kitty..

Find just the right one at the Calaveras Animal Shelter in
San Andreas

Officer involved crash on Hwy 108

   September 16, 2017 at 11:50 AM:  A traffic collision involving an officer has been reported on Hwy 108 and Oakdale Road in the Riverbank area.

   CHP is at the scene. An ambulance is responding.

Concours d' Elegance

FED-EX truck in crash in Escalon

   September 16, 2017 at 11:30AM:  A FED-EX truck and a passenger car have collided on Hwy 120 at Main Street in Escalon.

   The FED-EX truck reportedly rear-ended the car with 2 children in carseats. Fortunately only minor injuries have been indicated.


California is now officially a SANCTUARY state!

  So, Trump and his racist cronies can pack up and move to Russia or wherever their hateful messages are welcome.

   Congratulations legislators, for caring enough about all of us!

Look what Otis caught at Brooks Falls

Otis is over 20 years old and is one of the most popular
bears to fish at Katmai, Alaska. You can watch him LIVE!!

Friday, September 15, 2017

Rockabilly Riot Campout!

School bus in traffic collision in San Andreas

   UPDATE:  They've moved the bus and the road is now clear.

Why is "bridge to nowhere" more important that childrens safe route to school???

   It came up at the September 12, 2017 Calaveras Supervisors meeting that they spent a lot of money trying to get Supervisor Oliveira re-elected by buying (or renting) a temporary bridge

Vandalism at White Pines Park

   On September 14, 2017 vandalism at White Pines Park was reported to the Calaveras County Sheriff.

   This has been a recurring problem over the years, with a drug scene and transients hanging out in the park area.  The Sheriff took a report of the incident.

Where is Calaveras Supervisor Oliveira's MOOSE-Gate Bridge???

Hi Moosies!  Ya know I'll
take care of you if you
take care of me, right?
   The temporary temporary bridge was removed and the new temporary bridge was supposed to have been installed by now. What

Copperopolis man arrested for Assault

   On September 14, 2017 the Calaveras Sheriff's Office arrested Joseph Robert Leonard (30) of Copperopolis on Quail Hill Road.

   Leonard was booked into the Calaveras County Jail for alleged Assault with a Deadly Weapon, not a Firearm, a felony.

Overturned vehicle in Columbia

  September 15, 2017 at 10:15 AM: An overturned vehicle has been reported on Big Hill Road near Borden Road in the Columbia area.

   An ambulance is responding. Be cautious if headed that way as it is blocking the roadway.

Let your voice be protect our children and grandchildren...

   Calaveras County needs a BAN!  We need a ban in order to protect our children and grandchildren from low-life racists, con artists who steal and conceal money from the IRS, from scam artists and Dirty COPS.

   WE NEED TO BAN these scumbags from Calaveras!! Help!  This is an immediate need! DO NOT SEND MONEY to ANYONE!!!!

Humans--the most VILE animal on EARTH!!

The Dallas Marshall's Office is looking for the man in this photo,
shown abandoning this little dog on the side of the road. Fortunately,
he was rescued and will find a new home.  Yes, humans are the
most VILE creatures on this earth!!!  Calaveras County
has some of them!!!

Rollover on Mountain Ranch Road

   September 15, 2017 at 9 AM:  A vehicle has rolled over into a field off Mountain Ranch Road near Pargetts Ranch in San Andreas.

   An ambulance and tow truck are responding to the scene. Use caution if in the area.

Good luck with trying to Centralize, CAO Lutz

   After listening to the budget hearings, with our new Calaveras CAO Lutz explaining the benefits of centralizing the PIO

Thursday, September 14, 2017

If it quacks like a duck....

   You know what they say about ducks, if it waddles like one and quacks like one, it is a duck.

    If TRUMP quacks like a racist White Supremacist and waddles like a racist White Supremacist, he IS a racist White Supremacist. ESPN is CORRECT!

Nut-case Ben Shapiro complains about empty seats at Berkeley

   Ben Shapiro is a right wing alt-right political hack who doesn't see himself for the THUG he is.

   Strange and angry, hateful and denying his white supremacy, he was openly complaining that the auditorium was less than half full.  He blamed the protestors outside and the University.

Why is City of Angels negotiating with Post Office??

   The City of Angels Camp does some of the dumbest things we have ever seen a city attempt. It is on the agenda for

Pole off truck strikes driver behind

   September 14, 2017 at 3:45 PM:  A pole apparently fell off an unmarked truck and struck the driver in the car behind him in the arm.

  CHP and an ambulance are responding to the scene. It is believed the truck was a window truck of some type that dropped a pole and drove away.

Mr. BigPot taking money at personal address

Mr. BigPot's best friends are
Mr. "SHOOT THE N***** president",
Preston and "Five time loser" Oliveira, along with
the Mutts, all gun thugs of EP!
  We believe the IRS should be notified and the county needs to check for a business license or non-profit status for Mr. BigPot McmAnus's newest con

Shocking emails between Calaveras Supervisor Mills and supporters

   Emails now made public between Calaveras Supervisor Mills and Benjamin Stopper on December 26, 2017 are absolutely shocking.

Calaveras alt-right Supervisor Mills on BAN Committee??? Corruption??

   There seems to be a BIG conflict of interest involving Supervisor of the Alt-right Mills and the cannabis legislation

Boozing (I mean hunting) season begins

Where' ma gun? Time to go a huntin!

Friends of the NRA meet

  It has been reported that there are signs around advertising a fundraiser for the Friends of the National Retardation Association

Is Supervisor Mills wife his paid assistant??

   There has been unbelievable amount of criticism aimed at Supervisor Mills since his election last fall.

   Voters stated that he lied

Car run off Hwy 26 in Linden

   September 14, 2017 at 9:10 AM:  A car reportedly was run off Hwy 26 near Murray Road in Linden.

   CHP is en route to the scene, where the car in now in a ditch.  A tow truck is responding.

Supervisor Mills emails made public--questionable behavior!!

 At the Calaveras Supervisors meeting on September 12, 2017 a member of the public turned in emails apparently sent from Supervisor Mills to supporters, trying to show them how to communicate secretly.

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Calaveras Supervisor Mill's wife paid???

   We received an anonymous comment that we feel warrants our attention.  It concerns Calaveras Supervisor Mill's wife.

   Is it true that she is working for

Chair Oliveira gets meaner and meaner--losing mind???

  When Calaveras Supervisor Chair Oliveira doesn't get his way; look out!  At the September 12, 2017 Board meeting, he began ranting, even at a person from

1 dead and three wounded at Washington state high school

  A shooter reported to have had multiple weapons, killed one student and wounded three others before being taken into custody.

   The shooting occurred at a high school near Spokane Washington.

Collision in Arnold

   September 13, 2017 at 2:35 PM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Blagen Road near the Post Office.

   No injuries have been indicated. Be cautious as CHP arrives to clear the roadway.


Tetra Tech billed Calaveras for air fare to and from FLORIDA???

  Supervisor Tofanelli brought out this fact during the September 12, 2017  hearing for the contract for removal of dead trees.

  Tofanelli mentioned several facts, including $4000 per diem for local arborist. Was it really a local arborist??? HMMMMMM.....

Traffic collision in Jamestown

   September 13, 2017 at 10:30 AM:  CHP is at the scene of a vehicle that ran off J59 at Don Pedro Road in Jamestown.

   An ambulance and tow truck are responding to the collision.

Calaveras Supervisor Oliveira ONLY one who made Tetra Tech decision

 It even came out that Tetra Tech may sell some of the dead trees to SPI. WHAT!!!!??????

 It was brought out at yesterday's Calaveras Supervisor meeting on September 12, 2017 that Supervisor Oliveira (he admits it)

"Pigs at the Trough" to Tetra Tech Disaster corporation: Thank you Jack Garamendi

   In reviewing the video that was missing sound for awhile yesterday, we discovered that Calaveras Supervisor Garamendi not only mentioned Tetra Tech as a Florida corporation,  a Disaster Industrial Complex,  but also referred to them a "Pigs at the Trough"! 

  They continually demanded increases to the money they had bid, by $3 million overall.  Thank you Supervisor Garamendi.  What is wrong with Chair Oliveira?  Why is he sticking with his friends at Tetra Tech? Doesn't he care about us at all???

Come and PROTEST McClintock!! COPS will have to escort him????

He will probably be
wearing his hard hat
for safety!! He's
such a coward!!
   Our supposed Congressional Representative McClintock is holding a Town Hall in Angels Camp

Collision on Hwy 26

   UPDATE:  A fuel spill is being cleaned up by Caltrans.

Another crash on Hwy 4

   UPDATE:  Per CHP injuries in the crash are minor.

Traffic collision in Jenny Lind

   September 13, 2017 at 6 AM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Milton Road at Jenny Lind Road in Jenny Lind.

   No injuries have been indicated.  The driver is out of the vehicle. A tow truck is responding to the scene.

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Arrest for Theatening a Crime in Valley Springs

   On September 11, 2017 the Calaveras Sheriff's Office arrested Bryan Louis Sims (60) of Valley Springs at his residence on Goggin Street.

   Sims was booked into the Calaveras County Jail for allegedly Threatening a Crime with Intent to Terrorize, Battery with Serious Bodily Injury and Causing Harm or Death to an Elderly Dependent.

Mountain Ranch man arrested

  On September 11, 2017 the Calaveras Sheriff's Office arrested Roland Ted Retherford (59) of Mountain Ranch at his residence on Cave City Road.

   Retherford was booked into the Calaveras County Jail for alleged Assault with a Deadly Weapon (not a firearm), a felony.

County COP (LOANS)--Goes back to Tryon/Callaway's 07-242

   The total of w hat is called COP (Certificates of Participation is $2.7 million.  We understand that this is what we still owe on loans from back in '07.

   That was the same year our Supervisors killed all growth with Tryon and Callaway's Res. 07-242, putting nearly all builders out of business for many years, along with costing jobs in all sectors of Calaveras County. This  also killed growth in tax revenue for the county.

Assessor's increase gives Calaveras' Oliveira more money to spend

   The Calaveras Assessor was pressured by Calaveras Supervisor Oliveira to raise tax assessment on all properties we are told.

   It worked. Property assessments are now over $1 million more for county revenue to spend. And spend it they will. It was just announced at the September 12, 2017 Board meeting.

Truck tires on fire

   September 12, 2017 at 2:45 PM:  A truck pulling a trailer reportedly has a fire in the wheels of the trailer on Hwy 108 and Obyrnes Ferry Road in Jamestown.

   CalFire and CHP are responding to the area.

Disaster Industrial Complex in the USA!!

  UPDATE:  This proposal by county staff to give another contract to Tetra Tech, was defeated, thanks to Garamendi and Tofanelli.  Oliveira was the only NO vote.  He apparently

Supervisor Oliveira buys ANOTHER expensive timer!!

   After all the ruckus at the beginning of the 2017 calendar year over the new timing clock on the wall in the Board of Supervisors Chambers, you would think Chair Oliveira