Monday, May 1, 2017

Steven Van Jones of Mountain Ranch

   Mountain Ranch resident Steven Van Jones died Friday April 14, 2017 at the Mark Twain Hospital from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.  He was 63.

Pole snapped on Liberty Road

   May 1, 2017 at 11:30 AM:  A truck has hit the power lines and caused a pole to snap on Liberty Road at Sowles Road outside Lockeford.

   Be cautious if headed in that direction.  CHP is en route to the scene. PG&E has been notified.

Hit and Run reported near Fairgrounds

   May 1, 2017 at 11 AM:  A hit and run has been reported at Hwy 49 and Gun Club Road near the Calaveras Fairgrounds.

   CHP is responding to the scene. No injuries have been indicated.

Just try and get a COP when you need one in Calaveras County

   May 1, 2017 at 10:05 AM:  A call came into the dispatch center of a parent with a 20 year old they said was out of control in the Arnold area.  Deputies must be bored!!

   How many deputies will show up for this??  We heard at least three, as far away as Angels Camp wanting to respond.  But when you really need a cop for an urgent matter, just try and get one in this county???


Fatal motorcycle collision on Hwy 49

        According to a CHP report, on Sunday April 30, 2017 at approximately 4:10 PM Steven B. Cosper (61) of Bakersfield was reportedly passing cars on Hwy 49

Those who died in Calaveras County

   Those who passed away in Calaveras County in April are:

     Stewart V. Johnson passed away on


   And proud of it!!!!

White House Correspondents Dinner too soft

   On Saturday night, the White House Correspondents Dinner was held, minus one fat elephant. The President had to go to a campaign rally with his fellow kkk supporters in Pennsylvania.

   We feel the evening was enlightening, with speakers Bob Woodward and others, who inspire journalism and investigative reporting, but way too soft on Trump. Saturday Night Live does a better job of showing him how he really is.

New BAN proposal in Calaveras County

  If the county of Calaveras is able to legally ban an agricultural product, then we have other suggestions of much more serious problems to BAN.

Collision in Riverbank

   May 1, 2017 at 8 AM:  A traffic collision has been reported at Claribel Road and Oakdale Road in the Riverbank area.

    An ambulance is responding. Be extra cautious if headed that way.

Today is May Day


Traditional May Day was celebrated with May Poles and
secretly placing flowers on an elder neighbors doorstep.
Now many call it Workers Day and there will be
protests and marches.

Traffic collision in Linden

   May 1, 2017 at 6:40 AM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Hwy 26 and Wall Road in LInden.

   Both cars are off the roadway, but fire personnel are blocking the lanes, so be cautious if headed in that direction. An ambulance is en route to the scene.