Monday, August 13, 2018

Which Calaveras Supervisor knows about the Five Wives Club??

Oh, honey lamb, sweetie pie. You're a little behind

Injuries in Ione crash

   August 13, 2018 at 3PM:  A car ran off Coyote Drive near Cheyenne Drive in Ione and into the tall grass.

  Two people were transported by ambulance to a hospital. 

Bret Harte student wins scholarship

Nikolas Ratkovich of Bret Harte High School
 has won a $2000 scholarship to study in the
Mechatronics/Electronic field by
Calaveras Community Foundation!

Big rig runs red stop sign in Columbia

   August 13, 2018 at 11:20 AM:  A big rig ran the stop sign at Parrotts Ferry Road and Hwy 49 and almost overturned.

   There is debris all over the roadway. CHP is en route to the scene.

Letter to the Editor: 4 years of nothing?

   Dear Sierra Sentinel editor:

    I admit that I made the mistake of

Help wanted in Greece?

   An ad to go to work on the Greek island of Cyros was placed on Facebook and it got so

Grand Theft arrest in Angels Camp

   On August 12, 2018 around 1 PM Angels Camp Police arrested Frances Renee Vanbeekom (38) of Emeryville on Hwy 49 at Red Hill Road.

   Vanbeekom was booked into the Calaveras County Jail for allegedly Altering data to Defraud on Access Card, Getting credit using others ID, Grand Theft and Committing a Felony while out on bail, all felonies.

Dorrington man arrested

  On August 11, 2018 around 10:45 PM Calaveras Sheriff deputies arrested Charles Gartside Williams V (36) of Dorrington at the Helicopter

Omarosa has new book

     Omarosa was on all the talk shows on Sunday, playing secretly recorded tapes of both being fired by Kelly and of TRUMP while promoting her new book!

   Trump now slams her as 'wacky' and 'not bright'!  We have a feeling there are more tape recordings to come.


Caltrans head-on crash on Poole Station Road?

   UPDATE:  Minor injuries were indicated due to this crash.

August 13, 2018 at 9:35 AM:  A head-on crash

More trouble at Avery Saloon!!

Such a nice 'family' type place!
   For anyone listening to the Calaveras police scanner late last night, they heard there was even more trouble at the Avery

Donnell Fire now 28,000 acres

  As of August 13, 2108 at 9 AM the Donnell Fire is reportedly 28,302 acres and is now 20% contained.

   135 structures have been destroyed so far, and the cause is still unknown!

BUZZ Saw of Ebbetts Pass District 3 in Calaveras--Preston and Muetterties?????

   We just heard that Calaveras District 3 Supervisor Oliveira is the biggest filthy liar

Sunday, August 12, 2018

Angels in financial trouble! Should eliminate police!

   After an attempt to brainwash the public into voting for an increase in sales tax

Fire in Twain Harte

   August 12, 2018 at 12:25 PM:  An unattended campfire has resulted in a reported fire on South Fork Road and Italian Bar Road in Twain Harte.

   Several units are responding to the area.

Fire in Columbia

  UPDATE at 11:55 AM:  Fire contained within about a

Traffic collision in Pioneer

   August 12, 2018 at 11:50 AM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Hwy 88 near Inspiration Drive in Pioneer.

   Two vehicles are involved.  An ambulance is responding.  This involved a tanker truck and a 5th wheel. Minor injuries are indicated.

Motorcycle crash in Acampo

   August 12, 2018 at 11:15 AM:  A Harley Davidson motorcycle collision has been reported on Kennefick Road at Jahant Road in Acampo.

   A silver Lexus is also involved. An ambulance is responding.


Traffic collision in Drytown

   August 12, 2018 at 11:10 AM:  A solo vehicle crash has been reported on Hwy 49 in Drytown.

   Emergency personnel are responding to the scene.

Mendocino Complex Fire update

   As of August 12, 2018 the Mendocino Complex Fire has burned 328.226 acres.  It is now 67% contained after destroying 139 homes and 119 other structures.

   Calfire says it is now burning pockets of areas not previously burned. Two firefighters have been killed in this fire. No civilians have been injured or killed.


Smokey says Please.....

Humans are the main cause of these fires!!

Candyrock Terrorists are local White Supremacist tie

   We are told that the group local to Calaveras County who are White Supremacists are the Candyrock

While patrolling, we found some of our own in need....

Believe it or not, the Marin County Sheriff's Office put out this
Tweet "While patrolling

Major injuries on Hwy 120

   August 12, 2018 at 10:05 AM:  A collision has been reported with major injuries on Hwy 120 in the Manteca area.

   Emergency personnel are responding to the scene.

Motorcycle collision in Plymouth

   August 12, 2018 at 9:40 AM:  A motorcycle collision has been reported on Lorentz Road at Latrobe Road in Plymouth.

   It isn't yet known if there are injuries. A tow truck has been dispatched for the motorcycle.

Tire falls and strikes vehicle

   August 12, 2018 at 9:30 AM:  A tire reportedly fell off a vehicle and struck another vehicle on Hwy 26 near Mokelumne Hill.

    Minor injuries resulted from this incident. Two tow trucks are responding.

Saturday, August 11, 2018

What is Q-ueersAnon?

   At Trump rallies and on the internet the letter Q which we assume stands for Queer

Donnell Fire grows

   As of August 11, 2018 at 12 Noon, the Donnell Fire is 26,814 acres and is 14% contained.

   The fire is headed in the direction of Highland Lake and Pacific Valley and Spicer Reservoir.

Mendocino Complex Fire update

  As of August 11, 2018 the Mendocino Complex Fire 325.226 acres with containment now at 67%.

   139 residences at 119 other structures like barns have been destroyed.

White Supremacists war against WHITES!!!

   The Sierra Sentinel has reported that a small group of neo-Nazi kkk lovers in Calaveras County threatened, damaged property, and committed various

Traffic collision in Jenny Lind

   August 11, 2018 at 12:35 PM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Hwy 26 at Jenny Lind Road, where a vehicle went through a fence.

   No injuries have been indicated.

Smokey the Bear cries....

Please be careful---Humans cause most fires!!!

Car fire in Escalon

   August 11, 2018 at 12:15 PM:  A car fire has been reported on Hwy 120 and Sexton in Escalon.

   Fire personnel are responding to the scene.

Fires in Shasta County

     The Hat Fire near Burney in Shasta County is 1900 acres and is now 25% contained.

     The Carr Fire near Redding is 186,416 and is now 55% contained. Homes destroyed 1077.

You don't care and we know you don't care..

46 year old CHP motorcycle cop killed

  Kirk Griess, a 46 year old CHP motorcycle cop was killed yesterday after stopping a

Judge Sanders follows the law!!!

  We were fortunate to hear Calaveras County's newest Judge, David Sanders

Cause of fire on Camp Nine Road

Once a trailer catches on fire, it's hard to stop it!
Thank you Wayne!

One contractor gets his permits!!! Hooray!

    After phone calls complaining about the Building Department and many questions to Calaveras D3

Friday, August 10, 2018

HIstoric cabins lost in Donnell Fire

   We just learned that some wonderful old historic cabins and cow camps have been destroyed in the Donnell Fire.

   We are yet to learn the cause of this fire.

Collision in Burson

   August 10, 2018 at 2:45 PM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Hwy 12 at Southworth Road in Burson.

   Emergency vehicles are responding to the scene.

Tree down on Poole Station Road

   August 10, 2018 at 2:25 PM:  A large tree is reportedly down on Poole Station Road near Riata in the San Andreas area.

   Be cautious until the road crew can get out there to remove it.

Supervisor Callaway says meeting needed

   While we were waiting for Supervisor Oliveira to return our call, we spoke with Supervisor Callaway regarding

Calaveras Supervisor Oliveira on Building Department

   Supervisor Oliveira returned our call regarding the problems at the Building Department. He stated that he can't say what they decided in Closed Session, but that he

Let us be reminded of why....

...California is warming more quickly and many believe
causing more fires and worse fires! Thank you SPI!

Oliveira could care less about Building Department

   Although there was a Closed Session about the evaluation of the head of the Calaveras

Carr Fire update

  As of August 10, 2018 at 7 AM the Carr Fire is 181,496 acres with 1077 homes, 22 commercial buildings and 500 other structures like barns destroyed.

   Containment is listed at 49%.

Another fire in Shasta County

   A new fire is burning in Shasta County, near the town of Burney is named the Hat Fire. It is now 2500 acres and is 15% contained.

   Evacuations are taking place in the Glenburg Road and Fall River Mills areas.  Power is out in some sections, so be cautious and go to the center in Adin when  evacuated.

Meth Freaks run wild while DiBasilio cuts down pot!!! Have a drink!!

  As shocking as it may seem, the temporary Sheriff in Calaveras County, DiBasilio, does not mind the meth freaks

21,000 evacuated in Holy Fire

   The Holy Fire in Orange County has caused massive evacuations. 12 structures are known to have been destroyed overnight and 21,000 have been evacuated. It is only 5% contained.

   This is located in the Cleveland National Forest. No one is being allowed back into the area to check on or retrieve their small animals.  The video on CNN was horrific.

Donnell Fire update

  As of August 10, 2018 at 8:45 AM the Donnell Fire is 23,824 acres and is only 5% contained.

   Carson Iceberg Wilderness and Spicer Lake have been closed. Helicopters are using Spicer to get water.

Thursday, August 9, 2018

Fire in Sonora hospital parking lot

   UPDATE:  Fire was about 10' x 10' in the mulch area of the parking lot, now extinguished.

   August 9, 2018 at 2:35 PM:  A fire has been reported in the parking lot at

Fire in Jamestown

   UPDATE:  When firefighters arrived they discovered the fire had been

Margot Kidder death ruled suicide

Margot Kidder starred with Christopher Reeve as
Lois Lane in the Superman movie.
   While at the time the Superman star Margot Kidder's death was stated as dying peacefully

No more Pledge of Allegiance?

Feeling brainwashed, coerced and
program trained to salute the
flag, with Trump there is now a
backlash and many refuse to
salute a flag that does reverence
to him.
  A school in Atlanta has decided to end the Pledge to Allegiance
of the flag each

Forget impeachment--Pence could be worse!

   Everyone is now saying that just keeping Trump in Check for 2 more years would be better

Donnell Fire Update

Donnell Fire has crossed into Alpine

Angels Camp man arrested

  On August 8, 2018 Angels Camp Police arrested  Richard Anthony Serva (29) of Angels Camp

Potluck for Summer Rising

Mendocino Complex Fire update

  As of 8:45 AM on August 9, 2018 the Mendocino Complex Fire is 304,402 acres and is 51% contained.

   119 homes and 120 other structures have been destroyed in this fire. During the night backfires were set in the Pine Mountain area.

Carr Fire in Shasta County update--Insantity that is Trump!

   As of August 9, 2018 at 8:45 AM the Carr Fire is 177,450 acres and is 48% contained. The insanity that is Trump

Car blocking Hwy 49 in San Andreas

   August 9, 2018 at 8:45 AM:  A white car is reportedly blocking Hwy 49 at Hwy 12 in San Andreas.

   CHP is responding to the area. Be cautious if headed that way.

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Clean thoroughbred 'white girl'???

"I shouldn't bet arrested because I'm a sorority girl, a cheerleader
and a clean thoroughbred 'white girl' " she told the cops!

Bears fishing at Katmai

and not a Trump among them!!!

Republican Congressman Collins arrested by FBI

   Chris Collins, GOP Congressman from New York, was arrested late yesterday.

   He is alleged to have been Insider Trading from a picnic he attended at the White House.

Donnell Fire Update

  As of 9:15 AM on August 8, 2018 the Donnell Fire is over 13,000 acres and only 5% contained. 26 structures have been destroyed so far.

   Hwy 108 remains closed at Eagle Meadow. The primary focus is on protection of the 1100 residences and other structures in the area.

McClintock blocks firefighting monies??

Morse has raised 3 times as much money as McClintock!
  A Democratic PAC is targeting Rep. McClintock, who is supposed to represent citizens in Calaveras County, for blocking

Mendocino Complex Fire reaches 300,000 acres!

   The largest fire in California history, the Mendocino Complex Fire, is now over 300,000 acres and containment is 47%.

   116 homes have been destroyed and 10,000 others are still threatened.

Trumps SWAMP creatures in court--Federal Felonies

   Just the first two, of many in Trumps' SWAMP are in court trying to

Evacuations still in place in Carr Fire

   As of August 8, 2018 CalFire reports that the Carr Fire is 173,522 acres and is 47% contained.

   Evacuations are still in place in many areas. Homes destroyed number 1077 so far.

Smoke, Smoke, Smoke! Be careful!

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Fire scare below Rancho Calaveras

 August 7, 2018 at 1:50 PM:   The South Fire reached around 290 acres before being

Fire in Sutter Creek

   UPDATE:  Evacuations are being ordered on Sokes Springs Road. One way traffic contro

Tax Collector Sullivan FEARS taxpayers???

   Barbara Sullivan is a strange goose, most people we have asked tell us.  She is the Tax

Calaveras Town Halls illegal???

   The Calaveras taxpayers are paying for the Calaveras Supervisors to hold what they are calling

Public speaks: Calfire

   A member of the public came to the Calaveras Supervisors podium to complain that the way fires are addressed, too slowly.

   She believes the forest is important to clean our air, and that something needs to be done to repair the terrible damage done by fires, not addressed quickly by Calfire.

DiBasilio tries to get District 2 votes

   In spite of the horrid treatment of residents and businesses in District 2, temporary Sheriff DiBasilio is putting a substation in Mountain Ranch.

   This is an attempt to get votes from people who have been treated so badly by the Sheriff's department over the past few years.

Wants new Building Department Head

   A woman came to the podium  at the August 7, 2018 Calaveras Supervisor meeting to criticize the Building Department, to address District 3 Supervisor Oliveira about selective

Remove Trumps star from Walk of Fame

   The West Hollywood City Council has vote unanimously to have Donald Trump's star removed

Brady Bunch house for sale--SOLD to HGTV!

   The house once used as the fa├žade for the Brady Bunch TV show is now on the market.

   The owner is asking $1.9 million.

Donnell Fire closes Pacific Crest Trail

      The Pacific Crest Trail is closed at Hwy 4 and through to Hwy 108 due to the Donnell Fire in Tuolumne County.

   13,200 acres have burned and it is only listed at 2% containment.

Bird feeders

At you Arnold True Value in
Meadowmont Shopping Center

What causes California's extreme warming???

MASSIVE CLEAR-CUTTING by SPI?????? No question about it?
And Trump wants more clearing in our beautiful state!

Mendocino Complex Fire now largest in state history

   The Mendocino Complex Fire, which is the River Fire and the Ranch Fire which joined last night, is now the largest in California history, at 283,000 acres.

  75 homes have been lost in this fire and massive evacuations have taken place in the Clearlake area of the state.

No cure for RACISM??

   Many psychologists, analysts and political investigations have been done into why people are racist and if it can be cured. Some believe it is a genetic

Collision at Camanche

   August 7, 2018 at 7:30 AM:  A man reportedly fell asleep while driving on Camanche Parkway and ran off the roadway.

  An ambulance and tow truck are responding to the scene.

Monday, August 6, 2018

Donnell Fire

Evacuations continue near Kennedy Meadows in
Tuolumne County due to the Donnell Fire.

Sonora man arrested in Angels Camp

   On August 4, 2018 around 12:15 AM Angels Camp Police arrested Eugene Dale Colis (46) of Sonora at Sierra Energy

Vehicle in ditch in Fiddletown

   August 6, 2018 at 10 AM:  A vehicle has run off Hwy 49 and into a ditch in Fiddletown.

   It isn't known if there are injuries. CHP and a tow truck are responding.

Carr Fire Update!

   As of August 6, 2018 Calfire says the Carr Fire in the Redding area is 163,207 acres and is 45% contained.

   1094 homes have been destroyed so far, along with many commercial structures and 500 outbuildings like barns, etc.

Just for Smokey and his friends....

Don't take chances with fire!!! No one seems to be able
to stop them!!

California on FIRE!!!

Tourism, investment, peaceful forests?
No MORE!!! Not in California!

No containment for Donnell Fire

   The Donnell Fire in Tuolumne County as of August 6, 2018 at 8 AM is 12,000 acres

Parrots Fire in Calaveras County

  According to the CalFire website as of August 6, 2018 at 7:40 AM the Parrotts Fire in Vallecito is 136 acres and is 60% contained.

   Appears they held the fire overnight. Good news!

NRA poor....needs more donations from SUCKERS!!!

   After the state of New York sued the NRA for issuing what they are calling illegal murder

Rick Wison says....

   Rick Wilson was on Morning Joe this morning, talking about his book "Everything Trump

Yosemite Valley remains closed indefinitely

   Due to the Ferguson Fire Yosemite Valley and other areas within the park will remain closed until further notice.

   It's just a shame what is happening all over California. We are no longer the golden tourist state. We are now the burning FIRE state.

Mendocino Complex Fire grows

   The combined Ranch and River Fires are now the Mendocino Complex Fire. The total acreage burned so far is 225,001 and it is only 21% contained as of this morning, August 6, 2018 .

   75 homes have been destroyed and nearly 10,000 are threatened. Evacuations are in effect. 

Sunday, August 5, 2018

We owe Supervisor Merita Callaway an apology

Re-ELECT Merita Callaway
Supervisor District 3
We need her!!!
   For years we heard stories from two truly sick racists in Ebbetts Pass about

Some evacuations in Camp Nine fire

   The fire on Camp Nine Road in Vallecito has passed 130 acres and some evacuation

Joseph Stalin, Adolf Hitler, George Wallace, Pat Buchanan, Donald Trump!!!

Birds of a feather!!!!

Car hits fence and leaves scene

   August 5, 2018 at 12:05 PM:  A car reportedly ran through a fence on Paloma Road in Paloma and left the scene.

  CHP is responding to the scene.

Fire in Vallecito area

   August 5, 2018 at 12 Noon:  Firefighters are still battling a fire on Camp Nine Road off of Parrotts

SF Giants vs Arizona

   The Giants stand at 56 wins and 56 losses so far this season.  At 1 today they play the Arizona Diamondbacks.

   The game is in Arizona.

If your birthday is today, August 5....

  .....  you share it with astronaut Niel Armstrong, actress Loni Anderson, director John Huston, LA DA Gil Garcetti, poet Alfred Lord Tennyson and basketball player Patrick Ewing!

  Happy Birthday!

Saturday, August 4, 2018

Calaveras County employee on chopping block?

   On Tuesday August 7, 2018 the Calaveras Supervisors will hold a closed session to discuss Employee Discipline/Dismissal Release.

   We do not know who the employee is. Anyone who knows, please send us a note.

Harassing bison illegal!!

What is wrong with people?  This 55 year old was arrested
after harassing a bison in Yellowstone Park!

Who does Ohio like better?

  Trump is in Ohio this afternoon for one of his idiot rallies. This morning he was twitting nasty things about Lebron.

   Wonder who Ohio likes better, their hero Lebron James or the moron of the White House?

Former COP shot heart surgeon

Pappas on the right; the heart surgeon pictured on the left!
  Joseph Pappas, a 62 year old former cop was the apparent shooter

If a DIRTY COP tells you a woman lied about him....

  ....Do Not believe a word of it!  Talk to the woman! 

Motorcycle collision near Daffodil Hill

   August 4, 2018 at 1:15 PM:  A motorcycle and a pickup have reportedly collided on Shake Ridge Road near Daffodil Hill in Amador County.

   Fortunately no injuries have been indicated.

Please be careful...Smokey says...

Ferguson Fire turns back in Sierra NF

  As of 7 AM on August 4, 2018 the Ferguson Fire was 80,755 acres and is 36% contained. Yosemite is closed due to this fire.

   It has apparently turned back into the Sierra National Forest, away from the Stanislaus.

Carr Fire UPDATE

   The Carr Fire is over 141,000 acres as of August 4, 2018 at 8 AM. Containment is now 41%.

   Some subdivisions are allowing homeowners back into their residences, if they have one left.

Evacuations near Pinecrest

   The Donnell Fire near Pinecrest is now over 1000 acres and many Tuolumne County residents have

Friday, August 3, 2018

Bigfoot Tiny D*** Albino seen at the Hathaway Pines Post Office?

A sighting of the

Thousands evacuated in Mendocino Complex Fire

   As of August 3, 2018 the River Fire and the Ranch Fire are now considered to be one, the Mendocino Complex Fire. 153.748 acres have been burned and containment is around 30%.

   Thousands more have been evacuated from the area.  41 homes and 47 other structures have been destroyed; many others damaged by the fire. No fatalities are reported.

OP-ED: Greater Arnold Business Association???

   After hearing many complaints and getting many questions about what is going on with GABA (Greater Arnold Business Association) we were told that no

Firefighters responding to hanging in Arnold

   Fire crews and ambulances are responding to a report of someone hanging, but not cut down in the Arnold area.

   We don't have other details at this time. 

Trump intentionally abused children, separating them from parents

If you want to keep your
children, don't come to
   The intent to harm the children Trump had separated from their parents at the Mexican border was shocking. Hundreds are still without their parents.

   Shouldn't Trump be impeached for abusing these children??  They flew them all over the country, supposedly as a way of permanently separating them, never intending to reunite them at all.

Watch for Sharks!!

Now that's scary!!!

Smoke is bad in Ebbetts Pass

  The smoke from the Ferguson Fire is overwhelming Ebbetts Pass today. and it is not really safe for those with breathing difficulties.

   Don't spend more time outdoors than necessary with this much smoke in the air. We are hearing reports of burning eyes and coughing, so if you have to work outside, use a mask.


The 'deplorables' in action, women flipping off CNN for the President!
Sick bunch!!

What is Steve Buis up to now?? Peeping Tom????

   After first moving into our home in Hathaway Pines, we learned that a tiny narrow road had been permitted along with homes

Smokey says....

OP-ED: CCWD press release on fire in Avery

   CCWD issued a press release about the Avery Fire, saying that it could have been bad

Carr Fire Update

   As of August 3, 2018 the Carr Fire in the Redding area is 131,896 acres and is now

Thursday, August 2, 2018

Sierra Aids Walk at Big Trees

   On Saturday September 15, 2018 Sierra Hope is holding the Annual Sierra AIDS Walk to be held at Big

800 acres burn in Sutter County

  Not to scare anyone here, but the 800 acre fire in Sutter County was in the Sutter Buttes and was named the Butte Fire.

   It is now contained, fortunately, near the town of Sutter.

Authorities say all missing in Carr Fire located

No end to the devastation from the Carr Fire. These old
vehicles were completely destroyed!
   Six people are confirmed to have died in the Carr Fire, but authorities say the many

Two fires in El Dorado County, Placer County

   Two fires in El Dorado County are now 80% contained at under 70 acres each.

   Another fire in Placer County near Roseville reached 700 acres but is now 100% contained.

Carr Fire in Redding update

   The Carr Fire started on July 23, 2018 at around 1:15 PM by a vehicle

Attempted burglary in Valley Springs

    According to the Calaveras Sheriff, a deputy was called to the 76 gas station in

Trump: Sessions should fire Mueller, end this witch hunt RIGHT NOW!

No witches here?????
   Not the brightest cookie in the jar, and the leader of the type of people who were shown

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Carr Fire caused by vehicle

   The Carr Fire is now 115,538 acres and has destroyed 1018 residences so far.

   Containment is now at 35%.  It was caused by a vehicle.

Major injury collision in Valley Springs

   At 1:35 AM this morning August 1, 2018 a traffic collision was reported to CHP on Antonovich Road at

Tuesday, July 31, 2018

20 people missing in Carr Fire

   The Carr Fire has claimed 6 lives that we know of in Shasta County.

   20 others are missing due to the fire.

My, my, my...our little tiny Candyrock Gay Porn star....

   Seems that the Candyrock Gay Porn Club star,

Guiliani: There was NO Collusion, but if there was, its not illegal!

   Boy have the mixed messages and FAKE news coming from the White House and FOX

Please listen to Smokey

Tree removal caused Avery Fire

   A tree removal service was responsible for the Avery Fire on July 30, 2018. A tree they were cutting came into contact with power lines, igniting the fire.

   Fortunately both CalFire and Ebbetts Pass Fire, plus air and Vallecito ground support turned up within minutes and considering all the dead trees in that area, was contained quickly.

Georgia woman arrested in Murphys

  On July 30, 2018 around 11 AM Calaveras Sheriff deputies arrested Regana Carol Beasley (56) of Blue Ridge, Georgia on Six Mile Road

Tractor crushed by oak tree

Photo by Jon
   A big oak tree fell just off Lakemont Drive in Arnold July 31, 2018 during the night and crushed this tractor.

   It isn't blocking the roadway, but it will take a large vehicle to move it.