Friday, December 14, 2018

John McCutcheon coming to Mokelumne Hill

   Grammy nominated multi-instrumentalist John McCutcheon will be performing at the Mokelumne Hill Town Hall on January 11, 2019.

  Tickets are available online at brownpapertickets.com/event/3913842.

Angels Camp Police make arrest

  On December 13, 2018 Angels Camp Police arrested Kevin Michael Moore (57) of Murphys at Bret Harte Road and Booster Way.

   Moore was booked into the Calaveras County Jail for an alleged Outstanding Warrant for Vehicle Theft and Possession of a Stolen Vehicle, both felonies.

Fire behind Sonora Staples

   December 14, 2018 at 7:55 AM:  Identified as a transient fire behind the Staples on Sanguinetti Road in Sonora has been reported.

   Police and Fire are responding to the scene.

Collision in Vallecito

   December 14, 2018 at 7:30 AM:  A big rig and a Chevy pickup have reportedly collided on Hwy 4 at Parrotts Ferry Road in Vallecito.

   It is blocking the roadway, but no injuries have been indicated.

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Current approach to Wildfire is literally KILLING US!

   Institutional momentum and HUBRIS are hampering needed change in dealing with wildfire

Cow on Hwy 49 in Carson Hill

   December 13, 2018 at 1:20 PM:  A cow has been reported out on Hwy 49 in the Carson Hill area.

   Be extra cautious until authorities can locate the owner and clear the roadway.

Does CalFire know what they are talking about?? Exterior Sprinklers???

   After reading about a study of CalFire's trying to force everyone to clear-cut their land and

OP-ED: UPDATE on the Alice Montgomery SAGA

  First thing this morning, Alice Montgomery forced her husband to try and get Alice's

Marriage licenses in Calaveras

  Marriage licenses have recently been issue to:

   Russell Thomas Berry and

Collision on Hwy 12

   December 13, 2018 at 8:30 AM:  A three car head-on collision was reported on Hwy 12 near Wallace.

   Minor injuries resulted from the crash. Tow trucks are responding to the scene.

West Point man arrested

  On December 12, 2018 the Calaveras Sheriff's Office arrested Patrick Michael Deaver, Sr. (43) of West Point at his residence on Bald Mountain Road.

   Deaver was booked into the Calaveras County Jail for allegedly Furnishing a Minor with Marijuana, a felony and for Contributing to the Delinquency of a Minor, a misdemeanor.

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Pence just sits, never moves, never speaks

Does Trump give Pence orders not
to speak, just like the religious
husbands order their wives
to be silent? Perhaps!
   Pence never opened his mouth during the exchange between his boss and the Dems

OP-ED: So, Alice Montgomery, tell us about yourself!! NOT right wing???

   During the election campaign for Oliveira and DiBasilio, Alice Montgomery was reputed

Breaking News: PG&E finds bullet holes where Camp Fire started

  PG&E reports that they have discovered bullet holed and broken equipment in the area where the Camp Fire started.

   The company is under scrutiny and financial stress due to the fires in California, including the Camp Fire.

MIchael Cohen gets 3 years!

   Michael Cohen, Trumps fixer for over 10 years, has been working with Mueller to get

Pelosi: Wall is all about Trumps manhood

Pelosi and Schumer left White House WINNERS!!!
Manhood?? Trump has MANHOOD?
    After the phony meeting with Trump where he threw a temper tantrum and says he's closing

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Meeting with Trump goes NO WHERE! Call Mr. Rogers!!

   As you can see from this photo, the public meeting Trump held with the incoming

Cow on Hwy 49

   December 11, 2018 at 2:35 PM:  A cow has been reported on Hwy 49 near Bell Road, by the CHP office in Jackson.

    Be cautious until the owner can be located.

Collision in Angels Camp

   December 11, 2018 at 1:25 PM:  A collision has been reported on Hwy 49 at South Main Street in Angels Camp.

   An ambulance is responding to the scene in the intersection.

Deaths in Calaveras County

  Recent deaths in Calaveras County include:

   Elizabeth G. Albin, who died on October 3, 2018 at the

Motorcycle vs. car in Soulsbyville

   December 11, 2018 at 1:10 PM:  A collision has been reported between a car and a motorcycle on Hwy 108 at Draper Mine Road in Soulsbyville.

   Emergency personnel are responding to the scene.

Grand Theft in Murphys

   On December 10, 2018 a resident on Pappalardo Promenade in Murphys reported a Grand Theft to the Calaveras Sheriff.

  The Sheriff took a report.

Package theft in Burson

   On December 10, 2018 a resident on Brandy Lane in Burson reported a delivered package had been stolen from their porch.

    It's safer to have your packages delivered to your work or a friends business.  Very likely could be a neighbor who watches what comes and goes at your home.

Burglary in Campo Seco

  On December 10, 2018 the Calaveras Sheriff received a report of a burglary at a barn on Arkansas Ferry Road in Campo Seco.

   The burglary was not in progress. The Sheriff took a report.

Meeting at Arnold Firehouse tonight

   The Ebbetts Pass Firefighters intend to raise the taxes we pay them and tonight

Time Magazines Persons of the Year

Calling them the GUARDIANS of our democracy, Time has

Collision in Paloma

   December 11, 2018 at 9:10 AM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Hwy 26 in Paloma.

   It isn't known if there are injuries. Be cautious if headed that way.

Monday, December 10, 2018

Sunday, December 9, 2018

Animal hazard on Hwy 4

   December 9, 2018 at 12:15 PM:  Some type of animal hazard has been reported on Hwy 4 at Poole Station Road in Angels Camp.

  Be cautious if headed in that direction.

Man says he LOST his gun at Hogan

   Calaveras Sheriff's deputies received a report that a VS man who went to Hogan with his rifle this morning, lost it.

   He says he believes it fell off the back of his truck.  A deputy is investigating the report.

Illegal burn behind Meadowmont Shopping Center

   December 9, 2018 at 11:20 AM:  What was originally reported as a check for smoke

No chain restrictions on Hwy 4

  December 9, 2018: Caltrans has no chain restrictions on Hwy 4 this morning.

   The next storm is due in later today, but unsure how low the snow may be.

Mueller visits 'Eric'!

SNL, DeNiro as Mueller, Eric Trump
   Last night on SNL Robert Mueller (aka Robert DeNiro) appeared in the closet of Eric Trump

Poor 49ers play Denver today

  The SF 49ers are 2-10 going into todays game here at home.

   They play the Denver Broncos at 1 PM on CBS. The only thing good about this season is that they will get a great draft pick next year.

Letter to the Editor: A Sunday morning plea

   Dear Editor: A Sunday morning plea:

    There's a lot of controversy over religion these days. Christianity is failing, I feel, because

If your birthday is today December 9...

 ....you share it with actor Kirk Douglas (102), NFL
 player Dick Butkus, TV comedian/

Traffic hazard: Calf on Hwy 49

   December 9, 2018 at 9:10 AM:  A calf has escaped and is reportedly on Hwy 49 in the Carson Hill area.

   Be extra careful until authorities can return it to its pasture.

Saturday, December 8, 2018

UPDATE: Lucy was adopted!! Adopt a kitty

This is Lucy. See her at the Calaveras Animal Shelter
Cat House in San Andreas

Structure fire in Angels Camp

   December 8, 2018 at 1:30 PM:  A structure fire has been reported on Bush Street in Angels Camp.

   Neighbors are apparently checking for anyone inside. Appears to be fully engulfed in fire.  No known injuries but are requesting ambulance stand by.

Message from House Speaker Pelosi!!!!!!


Retraction Policy: To Alice Montgomery

Ollie now has more time to
spend with his dogs!!
   We want to remind anyone who feels that something on the SierraSentinel.com is inaccurate, that all they have to do is send an email to sierrasentinel@goldrush.com and tell us about the problem.

   If it proves to be inaccurate, it will be removed. We did not publish the Carl Stoughton letter, but Alice Montgomery, we hear, seems to have an issue or two, now that her man Oliveira has lost!

Americans who followed and honored the Confederate flag...

   During the Civil War, those Americans who decided to follow the Confederate Flag and honor its

Warning: Cows on Moran Road

   December 8, 2018 at 9:15 AM:  Be cautious if in the area of Moran Road and Hwy 4 as cows have been reported in the roadway in Avery.

   CHP has been notified and the owner will have to be located. Keep an eye out for them in the meantime.

Lexus runs off roadway in Jenny Lind

   December 8, 2018 at 8 AM:  A silver Lexus reportedly ran off Milton Road at Jenny Lind Road and into a field in Jenny Lind.

   It isn't yet known if there are injuries. CHP is responding to the scene, along with a tow truck.

Friday, December 7, 2018

White Supremacist GUILTY of 1st degree murder

He used his DODGE CHALLENGER (confederate
car used by many) to hit and kill
the woman in Charlotteville last year. Fields still
faces 30 counts of Federal hate crimes.
  James Alex Fields, the White Nationalist who struck and killed a woman in

Are you in a holiday mood, or GRUMPY?

All the Ebbetts Pass bears are getting sleepy, and are

Collision on Hwy 88

   December 7, 2018 at 12:20 PM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Hwy 88 and Buena Vista just outside Clements.

   Three CHP are en route to the scene. It is blocking the roadway.

Remember Pearl Harbor December 7, 1941

   Mr. Trump, please don't forget that Pearl Harbor remembrance is today, December 7, the day that most

Fire truck vs. large buck

   December 7, 2018 at 10:30 AM:  A fire truck has struck a large buck on Little John Road at

Voter Fraud? No! GOP candidate fraud?

   In North Carolina, voters reported that there absentee ballots, not even filled out, were picked up by some woman who was paid by the Republican

Dirty Cop East Area Rapist-Golden State Killer trial expensive

   The trial for the dirty cop and East Area Rapist-Golden State Killer will be an expensive one, according to the Sacramento County

OP-ED: Thank you for your support!

   The SierraSentinel.com wants to thank all of our readers who support our efforts to expose

Thursday, December 6, 2018

Structure fire in Murphys

  UPDATE:  Homeowner active in bringing fire under control.

Rollover in Mountain Ranch

   December 6, 2018 at 1:15 PM:  A vehicle has rolled over and is now on its roof on Railroad Flat Road at Oleo Acres Road in Mountain Ranch.

   An ambulance and tow truck are responding to the scene.

Car vs. deer on Hwy 4

   December 6, 2018 at 9:25 AM:  A white Subaru reportedly struck a deer and is partially blocking Hwy 4 at Horseshoe Lane in Copperopolis.

   No injuries were indicated by the car is totaled. A tow truck is responding. Unable to locate the deer at this time.

DOW loses 1400 points in 2 days

  Due to the questionable tariff talks and other volatile issues with China and here in the US, the DOW plunged again this morning.

   So far, it brings the total losses in two days to 1400 points.  Thank you so much, Mr. Trumpty-Dumpty!

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Calaveras District 3 Supervisor Oliveira NOW wants peace

"I was an innocent babe!  It wasn't me
who spread smutt--it was lisa and alice!"
I'm a nice liberal guy Tee Hee!!!
   Now that he was defeated in the recent reelection effort, Calaveras District Supervisor Oliveira wants to become

Chains required at Cottage Springs

   Caltrans is now requiring chains on all cars without 4 wheel drive on Hwy 4 at Cottage Springs.

   Drive carefully if headed up the mountain.

Hwy 88 closed--avalanche control

   At 1:30 PM on December 5, 2018 Caltrans closed Hwy 88 at Carson Spur for avalanche control.

   It isn't known when the roadway will reopen so find an alternate route over the pass.

Car vs. tree in Murphys

   December 5, 2018 at 1:10 PM:  A car struck a parked car at Big Trees Road and Main Street in Murphys, causing the parked car to hit a tree.

   No injuries have been indicated. CHP is at the scene. A tow truck is responding.

Collision in Mokelumne Hill

   December 5, 2018 at 11:40 AM:  A collision has been reported on Hwy 26 at Paloma Road in Mokelumne Hill.

    One car is in the ditch. An ambulance is responding to the scene.

Possible water main break in Vallecito

   December 5, 2018 at 10:40 AM:  A possible water main break has been reported on Hwy 4 near Batten Road in Vallecito.

   Water is apparently shooting up around 100' into the air. Murphys Fire is responding and CCWD has bee notified.

Federal holiday today!

   Due to the funeral of George H.W. Bush today, all government offices are closed as a paid holiday.

Collision in Copperopolis

   UPDATE:  This vehicle was traveling on Obyrnes Ferry Road, went airborne, rolled over and landed on

Calaveras Supervisors take out LOAN to fix roof

   The new roof and or repairs are costing the taxpayers $174,000. Since there is NO money

IMPEACH the Draft Dodger????

   After lunch at the Calaveras Supervisors meeting the big sign at the back of the Board Room was changed.

   The new one said

Voters rake Sacramento County Sheriff over the coals!! What about Calaveras????

   At a many hours long Sacramento County Supervisors meeting last night where the public, one after another stood up

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Mills in trouble over Airola land control

  Calaveras Supervisor of District 4 Dennis Mills faces complaints, objections and a lawsuit

Multi-vehicle collision in Jenny Lind

   December 4, 2018 at 12:40 PM:  A multi-vehicle collision has been reported on Hwy 26 at Jenny Lind Road in Jenny Lind.

   Multiple resources are responding to the scene, including an ambulance. Be cautious if headed that way.

Bill McBanus (Mr. BIG POT) GO FUND ME Page???

Now you'll have more time
for a few BRESKIES with
me, Ollie!! You can bring
Montgomery if you want!
   A member of the public complained about the County using taxpayer money to eradicate

Pickup vs. Mobile Home

   December 4, 2018 at 11:30 AM:  A small pickup truck crashed with a mobile home on Hwy 26 and Silver Rapids Road in Rancho Calaveras.

   The pickup ended up partially under the mobile home, causing damage. Fortunately there were no injuries.

Uke recital in Columbia

  On December 15, 2018 the City Hotel in Columbia will present a family style dinner and a show by Peg Reza's Blue Shoes Ukelele Orchestra.

   For reservations call 532-5964.

Calaveras Supervisors cancel December 11 meeting

   The scheduled Calaveras Supervisor meeting of December 11, 2018 has been cancelled.

   No specific reason was given.

Angels Camp man arrested for Obstruction

   On December 2, 2018 the Calaveras County Sheriff's Office arrested Dustin James Pruden (32) of Angels Camp at the Dollar General Store on Main Street.

   Pruden was booked into the Calaveras County Jail for alleged Obstruction or Resisting an officer, Possession of Controlled Substance Paraphernalia, Possession of a Controlled Substance and an outstanding warrant for Failing to Appear, all misdemeanors. 

CHP makes vehicle theft arrest

    On December 1, 2018  CHP arrested Jack Steven Gray (50) of Sacramento on Mountain Ranch Road.

   Gray was booked into the Calaveras County Jail for alleged Vehicle Theft, a felony along with several misdemeanors.

Calaveras Supervisor Oliveira honors campaign Chair Montgomery

   At the Calaveras Supervisor meeting on December 4, Calaveras Supervisor Oliveira, who lost

Sign at Calaveras Supervisors: Enough is Enough

   Lots of controversy over what signs are acceptable at the Calaveras Supervisor meetings lately, but that hasn't stopped them.

   At the December 4, 2018 meeting there is an "Enough is Enough!  Dump Trump" sign attached to the back wall in open view of the camera.

Monday, December 3, 2018

Calaveras Supervisors meet December 4, 2018

Hey Ollie!  Help me limp out a here,
will ya???
   Calaveras Supervisors meet tomorrow morning at 9 AM December 4, 2018 for a regular

Tree on fire in San Andreas

    December 3, 2018 at 9:50 AM:  A burn pile has reportedly set a tree on fire on Beverlynn Lane in San Andreas.

   Fire personnel are responding to the scene.

Butte County Sheriff speaks

   Kory Honea, Butte County Sheriff has spoken out about the Camp Fire since it became the

Law and Order: Nothing worse than a criminal dirty cop!!

   On one of the recent Law and Order TV shows, the perp was a bad cop. At the end of that show,

Sunday, December 2, 2018

SNL outstanding--ended with Christmas song

   Hope you didn't miss SNL last night. Alec Baldwin as Trump, a hilarious take on Morning Joe and a finally

Only one with finger lickin good smile...

We aren't sure who the ghost justice is on the left!
   The new US Supreme Court had their class photo taken and it's easy to see that there are not many happy members there.

   The only one with finger lickin smiles throughout was Kavanaugh!!

Frozen wonderland

   December 2, 2018 at 10 AM:  Ebbetts Pass is a frozen wonderland this morning, which makes the roadways icy.

   The weather is clear an sunny, but be cautious driving as the icy spots can cause problems if you hit your brakes.  Drive carefully.

Saturday, December 1, 2018

Spin out in Dorrington

   December 1, 2018 at 3:15 PM:  A two vehicle spin out collision has been reported on Hwy 4 at Meko Drive in Dorrington.

   CHP is at the scene. No injuries were indicated. A tow truck is responding.

Car off side of mountain off Hwy 120

   December 1, 2018 at 1:35 PM:  A car has gone over the side of a mountain off Hwy 120 and New Priest Grade in the Mocassin area.

   The driver reportedly got out of the vehicle and climbed back up the mountain to the road. CHP and an ambulance are responding to the scene.

Big rig rollover on Mountain Ranch Road

   UPDATE:  The Calaveras Sheriff is now involved as a nearby resident reported theft by someone involved in the collision.  Two CHP

Three car crash in Twain Harte

   December 1, 2018 at 11:55 AM:  A three vehicle crash has been reported at Hwy 108 and Twain Harte Drive in Twain Harte.

   No injuries have been indicated. A tow truck is responding. Don't follow too closely in the icy conditions the roads are in; it's hard to stop.

Calaveras County not plowing?

   Heard several complaints about the county of Calaveras not plowing the roads today.

   One collision at least has been attributed to the heavy and slushy snow in the Pine Drive area of Arnold.

Collision in Tuolumne

    December 1, 2018 at 10:45 AM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Tuolumne Road in Tuolumne.

    Emergency personnel, including an ambulance, are responding.

Sleds at Arnold True Value

 
Check out the sleds at your local True Value Hardware
in Arnold--Meadowmont Shopping Center

GOP plans to try and protect TRUMP from Dems

Jordans actions could well cost
him his seat in two years as Trump
is brought down!!
     As we all know, the new Democratically controlled House of Representatives will begins doing in January of 2019

Chains required at Forest Meadows

  December 1, 2018 at 9:30 AM:  Chains are required by Caltrans on all vehicles without 4 wheel drive on Hwy 4 this morning.

   It is still snowing steadily at 4000'. Drive carefully and slow down.

Quiet, snowy morning!!!!

   A peaceful, quiet and snowy morning will hopefully stay that way for a

Boulders on Hwy 49

   December 1, 2018 at 9:30 AM:  Boulders have been reported on Hwy 49 near Electra Road on the Amador County side of the Calaveras River.

   Be cautious if headed that way until Caltrans can clear the roadway.

Magnitude 7.0 quake hits Alaska

   Quite a bit of structural damage was caused by the earthquake near Anchorage Alaska yesterday.

   This was a 7.0.  They get quakes all the time, but not usually this big.

Bush 41 dies

   George H.W. Bush has died at the age of 94.

Snowing in Arnold

Caltrans just started plowing Hwy 4, but the white stuff is around
3 inches already in Arnold. Down to 3000' so far.
Be careful if heading up the mountain
and be ready to install chains.  It is beautiful!!!