Sunday, April 30, 2017

Burn permits required

   CalFire has just released information that they are now requiring burn permits in Calaveras County for homeowners. May 1, 2017 is the first day this is in effect.

   Go to your local CalFire station to apply and then call the 754-6600 number for daily air quality for burning allowances.

Calaveras COG meets May 3, 2017

   The regular monthly meeting of Calaveras Council of Governments (COG) will be held on May 3, 2017 at 5:30 PM in the Supervisors room in San Andreas.

   Various county Highway projects will be discussed, funded by Caltrans.

Fire reported near Don Pedro

   April 30, 2017 at 3:20 PM:  A fire has been reported on Marshes Flat Road in the Don Pedro area.

   Crews  are attempting to access the fire at this time.  No word as to what caused this fire, but most things are still green from the rains.  CHP is also at the scene.

Letter to the Editor: Another rumor about Oliveira

   Dear Sierra Sentinel:

   Since I know you will print things people hear I thought you ought to know the latest.  I was, well it doesn't matter where, when I overheard Supervisor Oliveira's

Angels Camp PD arrests Glenn Johnson

   On April 28, 2017 at approximately 2:15 PM, an officer from Angels Camp PD arrested Glenn L. Johnson in the 600 block of Stanislaus Avenue on two outstanding arrest warrants.

   Johnson was transported and booked, per the press release, to the Calaveras County Jail on alleged charges related to committing criminal threats and attempted smuggling of contraband into a
correctional facility.

Giants at home today

   The SF Giants (9-16) are at home today in San Francisco where they will face the San Diego Padres.