Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Fire in Paloma

   UPDATE:  Paloma Road is blocked with fire vehicles. Avoid the area.

A lion and his MAN...

Cooling off together!!!

Fire in Coulterville

   July 18, 2017 at 4:10 PM:  A fire has been reported in the vegetation on Hwy 49 and Hwy 132 in Coulterville.

   Fire crews are responding to the scene.

Fire in Angels Camp

   July 18, 2017 at 3:30 PM:  A fire in Angels Camp was reported on Marks Ranch Road and grew to about 4 acres in size.

   No structures were threatened. Crews are still mopping up the area, so stay away if possible. This is at the far end of Finnegan Lane, where there have been fires in the past.  

Traffic collision at Camanche

   July 18, 2017 at 2:50 PM:  A solo vehicle has crashed on Wade Lane at South Shore Camanche Reservoir.

   CHP is responding to the scene.

Big rig jackknifed at Kennedy Meadows

   July 18, 2017 at 2:55 PM:  A big rig has reportedly jackknifed on Hwy 108 at Kennedy Meadows.

   CHP is responding to direct traffic. The big rig is on its side. The roadway is blocked.

35,000 minks released in Minnesota

  If you didn't realize that little minks were being raised in captivity in large numbers on what are called pelt farms in the U.S., you weren't alone.

   It was reported that someone set free 35,000 of the little critter in Minnesota. Run, little minkies, RUN!!! The owner of the pelt farm reported it as vandalism.

Maria Fire in Calaveras County DOUBLES in size???

   As of 11:45 AM on July 18, 2017 CalFire reports the Maria Fire has DOUBLED in size and is now 117 acres.

   We has believed they had this fire stopped at round 55 acres.  We don't have details of structures.  Containment is 50 %.

Trumpinocchio...just keeps on lying!!

Now my little hands and my nose are about the same size, huh??

Deborah Elizabeth Sangimino of Valley Springs

   On July 11, 2017 Debbie lost her courageous battle with cancer and passed away at the age of 59 at home in Valley Springs in the loving arms of her husband Joe.

OP-ED: Calaveras Sheriff DiBasilio says "NO" free speech about Dirty Cops!!

   In a statement we received directly from a female deputy with temporary Sheriff DiBasilio listening in, we were told that NO FREE SPEECH if it is telling about criminal behavior by Dirty Cops!!

   In fact, this woman said specifically that we have NO right to write

Trump and McConnell are failures!!

  Neither Trump nor McConnell could force the Senate to pass a 'REPEAL and REPLACE' of their dream to get rid of health coverage for Americans.  It is now DEAD!!!

   Trumps big party after the House passed the bill to the Senate is such a joke. What on earth were they celebrating??  Another day of Trump idiocy!!!

Hero dog saves drowning deer

This wonderful dog went out into the river and brought
back to shore a drowning deer, saving its life.
Animals are the most valuable and joyous of life on this earth.

Fatal fiery crash on Hwy 152 in Dos Palos

   July 18, 2017 at 9 AM:  CHP is still investigating a cleaning up Hwy 152 at Palm Avenue in Dos Palos after a big rig and a reportedly speeding car collided, causing a massive fire in both vehicles.

   One person has apparently died from their injuries. Hwy 152 has been and will continue to be closed while vehicles are removed from the scene.

Maria Fire in Calaveras County

  CalFire reports no new growth of the Maria Fire off Jesus Maria Road in the Mokelumne Hill area overnight.

    Acres burned so far is still 55 and the fire is listed as 50% contained as of 7:45 AM.

Detwiler Fire near Lake McClure

   As of July 18, 2017 at 6:30 AM CalFire reports that the Detwiler Fire has reached 15,500 acres and is only 5% contained.

   300 structures are currently threatened although only 1 has been destroyed and 1 damaged so far. Evacuations are taking place.

Need a job?? Trump manufacterers NOT hiring....in America!!

   It was made perfectly clear yesterday that TRUMP is a 'do as I say, not as I do type President!  If you need a job, you will have to move to Bangladesh, or some other foreign country to work making Trump

Calaveras District 3 Supervisor Oliveiras Campaign committee says....

   In separate anonymous comments we received this morning, Calaveras Supervisor Oliveira and temporary Sheriff DiBasilio ordered their campaign committees to make the following statements.

   One was on the article 'It's only a matter of time..." and the comment Oliveira and DiBasilio apparently ordered sent to the SierraSentinel.com was "Your dogs are

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Performing Animal Welfare Society--for the animals!!