Friday, February 23, 2018

Vehicle struck several times in Lockeford area

   UPDATE: Fortunately minor injuries resulted from this collision.

Trump off-script at CPAC--Makes fool of himself

   Every time Trump stops reading the prepared speech and begins to ad lib, the county gets into trouble, climbing into an ever

Head-on Collision in Glencoe--FATALITY

  UPDATE:  This is now listed as a FATALITY.

 February 23, 2018 at 4:20 PM:  A head-on traffic

Fowler conviction thrown out!! Set free??? What about RACISTS?????

   Due to mistakes by the Calaveras District Attorney and Sheriff's department, the California State Court of Appeals has thrown out the conviction

Traffic collision in Arnold

   February 23, 2018. at 12:40 PM:  A traffic collision has been reported at Pine and Country Club streets in Arnold.

     Three vehicles were involved and it is blocking the roadway. No injuries have been indicated.

Wild and Scenic Mokelumne River back on agenda

   The Calaveras Supervisors agenda for Tuesday February 27, 2018 includes the Wild and Scenic River designation.

   The California State Natural Resources Agency has put this on the agenda for parts of the Mokelumne.

Sheriff (interim) DiBasilio asks Sessions for help

   Calaveras temporary Sheriff DiBasilio has made it official. Now that the three supervisor buddies of his (Tofanelli, Clapp and Mills)  have enacted his BAN on Cannabis, he is asking

Three Stockton High Schools stage walk out

   Edison, Stagg and Lincoln high school students walked out of classes today, in protest of gun violence.  Stockton would know about gun violence.

   Stockton Police have been monitoring the situation. Sherwood Mall is the gathering place for these students.

Enterprise Rent-A-Car ends NRA discounts

   After Omaha Bank cut all ties with the NRA and refuse to re-issue the NRA credit card, Enterprise Rent-A-Car followed suit.

   Enterprise had been giving big discounts to NRA members in an agreement set up and agreed to by both. CEO of Enterprise said it was due to customer feedback about the NRA.

Major injuries in Hwy 88 crash involving plow truck

   February 23, 2018 at 10:30 AM:  A collision involving a car and a plow truck has caused major injuries on Hwy 88 at Sugar Loaf Road in the Pine Grove area.

    The area is very icy.  Caltrans was notified. Be careful anywhere in the mountains as ice formed on the roadways overnight due to low temperatures.

Trump cracks joke about his BALD Spot

Trump actually joked about his well-known bald spot this morning
at CPAC, among friends. This man is weird!!!

You can depend on the Sierra Sentinel....LOCK HIM UP!!!

   We will not weaken, we will not cower away from, nor will we ever stop being the

Stay off Hwy 4 above Murphys if possible

   February 23, 2018 at 9:30 AM:  Hwy 4 is solid ice this morning, nearly all the way down to Murphys.

   Very dangerous driving. The temp is around

Rick Gates pleads guilty today

   Rick Gates, who has been Manafort's right hand guy for years, will be in court today and is expected to plead guilty.

  Apparently the new charges filed yesterday may have caused a plea agreement and we'll see if he is flipping for Mueller.

Jimmy Kimmel says: Can't sit idly by

Get off the potty and do something!
Register and VOTE!
Go to meetings! Make phone calls!
Do something!!
   "We can't sit idly by and let gun violence claim the lives of innocent Americans --especially

Cow on Hwy 4

   February 23, 2018 at 7:10 AM:  A brown cow has been reported on Hwy 4 in Copperopolis.

   Be cautious until CHP can locate the owner and clear the roadway.

Trump called cowardly cop a 'patriot' and a 'good guy'????

Hey! I'm white, I'm NRA! I'm a
'patriot ' and a 'good guy'
Trump says so.
Not my job man!!!! 
   If we've learned anything in the last 24 hours, it is that Trump was right that we will be forced to use our teachers to defend students at school, as only THEY did in Florida.

   While bullets were flying