Thursday, January 31, 2019

What is wrong with 358 No. Main Street?

   It seems that not too long ago the Angels Camp City Community Development Office moved suddenly due to damages

Valentine's Day wedding?

   The Calaveras County Clerk's Office is announcing that on Valentine's Day they will be performing special weddings at the

Man runover by tractor

   January 31, 2019 at 1:05 PM:  A man has reportedly been run over by a tractor on Paloma Road near Gillam Road, outside Valley Springs.

   An air ambulance is responding to the area.

Sarah Huckaby Sanders says GOD meant for....

   Hard to believe anyone could say something like that but yesterday Sarah Huckaby Sanders out did herself.

   She now says that GOD intended for Trump to become out President.  That's enough to make anyone become an atheist!

FOXConn backs out of jobs: Another Trump defeat!

  Trump made a lot of promises to his racist blue collar workers who said they were unemployed

Marianne Williamson enters Presidential race

   Best-selling author and spiritual adviser to Oprah Winfrey, among others, Marianne Williamson

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Traffic collision at Toyon

 UPDATE:  Both lanes of Hwy 12 are currently blocked.

"Team of Vipers" about Trump White House

     Cliff Sims, who worked in the White House for Trump, has written a book about the chaos and backstabbing that goes on in the

CCWD conducting smoke tests in Copperopolis

  On Thursday January 31, 2019 CCWD will conduct smoke test of its sewer lines in Copperopolis.

   Do not be concerned if you see smoke coming up from manholes. It is not toxic.

Merita Callaway Newsletter January 2019

   Merita Callaway has just issued her first official newsletter to her constituents since re-taking office as Calaveras

Family files $20 million lawsuit

   The family of Stephon Clark, who was shot and killed by two cops in Sacramento last year, has filed

Winter Waxwing feeding on berries

Hecklers shout at Starbucks CEO for running

   At his announcement party, Starbucks CEO Schultz was heckled, and one woman shouted above the

Explosion in Mountain Ranch

   On January 26, 2019 at around 8:05 AM Calaveras Sheriff dispatch received multiple reports of an explosion in the area of the 6000 block of Quartz Mine Road in

The nobody, Corsi, says Stone called him

   Not long ago no one paid much attention to the Trump supporter Jerome Corsi, even

Sunday, January 27, 2019

OP-ED: If you haven't driven through the Butte burnout since the fire.....


   Black sticks all over the hillsides in the Mountain Ranch area, blackened areas of desolation;

Saturday, January 26, 2019

Motorcycle crash at Camanche

   January 26, 2019 at 1:20 PM:  A motorcycle crash has been reported at Camanche Parkway and Chile Camp Road in the Camanche area.

   An ambulance is responding to the scene.

Right wing Sheriff Scott Jones sued for violating new law

   Governor Brown signed a new law into effect that law enforcement is now forced to turn

Rudy Guiliani tombstone

They sooo deserve each other!!
   Rudy Guiliani says that his tombstone will likely say "Guiliani--he

Fire in Twain Harte

   January 26, 2019 at 8:45 AM:  A residential structure fire has been reported on Crystal Falls Drive in the Twain Harte area.

   Engines and water tenders are responding, along with medics for smoke inhalation.

Friday, January 25, 2019

SPI land in California! We need to buy it BACK!!!

It's so sickening what SPI does to destroy California forests, and with the
blessing of the State.  We need to buy the land back in a large Conservancy
like people did the Santa Cruz Mountains to save the redwoods!

Firearms arrest in Mokelumne Hill

    On January 23, 2019 Calaveras Sheriff deputies arrested Otto Leo Sauer (53) of

Marriage Licenses in Calaveras County

   Between December 10, 2018 and January 9, 2019 the following were issues marriage licenses in Calaveras County:

   Diana Siguan Pimentel and

Murphys Creek Theater presents "The Whipping Man"

Dwight Mahabir as Simon and  Robbie Allen as Caleb
   "The Whipping Man" is a drama set in the Civil War times. Opening night is February 8, 2019.

   Call 728-8422 for tickets.

Stone released on Bond

  After appearing in SHACKLES this morning in court, Roger Stone did not make a plea

Hot Viper Trash!!!

   KellyAnne Conway is definitely the hottest viper in the White House, according to a

Calaveras Democrats schedule workshop

   Calaveras Democrats plan to build on the momentum coming out of the 2018 election cycle

Georgia Clark Everson of Murphys

     Georgia Clark Everson was born on October 9, 1931 and passed away peacefully with her

Collision in Pine Grove

   January 25, 2019 at 8 AM:  A traffic collision between a silver Porsche and a white Honda pickup has been reported on Hwy 88 in the Pine Grove area.

   An ambulance and tow trucks are responding to the scene. Be extra cautious if headed in that direction.

FBI pre-dawn arrest of Roger Stone

   Before dawn this morning in Fort Lauderdale, Florida the FBI pounded on the door of Roger

Thursday, January 24, 2019

10 years ago today....

Photo from People!
   A better time in America, ten years ago today, the day President Obama took the oath of office

Trump concedes to Pelosi

 Late last night Trump tweeted his concession to Speaker Pelosi, admitting that he will not

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

"Lady Pelosi says NO to Trump AGAIN!

   Speaker Pelosi rebuffed Trumps demand that he WILL be giving his State of the Union

Joyce Techel: Go ahead, Make My Day!!!

   At the Calaveras Supervisors meeting on January 22, several people came to comment on

Have you seen "One Big Lie, Dennis Mills Path to Power!"?

Don't try to tell me what
I can do! I'm a Trumper!!
  There is a youtube video everyone needs to watch.  It's titled "One Big Lie, Dennis Mills

Mills claims he lives in District 3???

   At the January 22, 2019 Calaveras Supervisor meeting, Dennis Mills spoke up during the time for Board announcements.

   He apparently has

Trump demands HOUSE for State of Union speech...

   Speaker Nancy Pelosi received a letter this morning from Trump in which

Cohen postpones testimony due to threats

     Trumps longtime attorney and chief witness against him, has postponed his testimony before the House fearing safety for his family.

   Cohen states that he has received threats from both Trump and Guiliani if he testifies.  OMG!!

Kinky Rinky Dinkie black boots

   Boots up to your ears, Vinkie?  Oh, PULLLLEEEAAASE! Don't rub up against Mr. Big Pot like that,

Sweet innocent babes, that's what they are, right?

  It should not shock us to see that the alt-right Catholic school boys dumped their MAGA hats and

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

CHP arrests two Stockton residents

   On January 18, 2019 CHP arrested Thomas Christopher  Galano (41) of Stockton on Obyrnes Ferry Road in Copperopolis.

   Galano was booked into the Calaveras County Jail for alleged

Mr. Big Pot soooo dejected looking....

Oh, how I miss my drinkin
  At the January 22, 2019 Calaveras Supervisor meeting Mr. Big Pot sat looking so

Overturned pickup on Hwy 4

      January 22, 2019 at 7:45 AM:  A tan pickup reportedly overturned and ran off Hwy 4 in front of the Meadowmont Shopping Center in Arnold.

   One way traffic was in effect while a tow truck retrieved the pickup. No injuries were indicated. Be extra cautious as there is ice on the roadways. It's around 25 degrees in Arnold.

Monday, January 21, 2019

CCWD warns of discolored water in Ebbetts Pass

   January 21, 2019:  CCWD is letting customers know that they are receiving reports of discolored water between Forest Meadows and Camp Connell in the Hwy 4 corridor.

   They are saying that it is completely safe to drink, although it may be discolored.

Black Israelites also marched and were harassed by Catholic white supremacists

This was part of the Indigenous Peoples march in DC.
   A group of men calling themselves Black Israelites and Hebrews, also marched at the Lincoln Memorial

Trump CATHOLICS harrass Native American praying

We have had many questions about the Catholic religion since the priests

Martin Luther King Day

  Today is the Martin Luther King holiday.  Banks, schools, post offices and most union jobs are on a day off.

   Did you know that

Hwy 4 chains required in Arnold

   January 21, 2019 at 9 AM:  CHP has chain requirements on Hwy 4 in Arnold.

   Drive carefully and have fun!

Sunday, January 20, 2019

Calaveras County getting some rain today

   The snow is falling above 5000', but the rest of Calaveras County is getting a good soaking rain today.

   Drive carefully and try to stay dry.

Collision on Hwy 26

   January 20, 2019 at 11:50 AM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Hwy 26 near Hwy 12 in the Mokelumne Hill area.

  Injuries are unknown at this time, but one vehicle ran off the roadway. A tow truck is responding.

NFL Conference Championships today

   The NFL starts off today with the Rams at the Saints at noon our time, while the Patriots are at the Chiefs for the later game.

   The winner of each game goes to the SuperBowl, Will it be the young quarterbacks or the seasoned older pros that pull it off?


Saturday, January 19, 2019

Structure fire in Arnold

   January 19, 2019 at 11:50 AM:  A structure fire has been reported on Fremont Road in Blue Lake Springs (Arnold).

   Engines are responding to the scene.

Nothing worse than a DIRTY, Stinking, No good or racist COP!! Thank you Colin Kaepernick!

  If you heard the news last night you know that Jason Van Dyke, the dirty Chicago cop who

Op-Ed: The more trees they cut--We need to buy it back to save ourselves from the logging industry!!

   If you watched the special on the Florida disaster where the loggers were allowed to come

Friday, January 18, 2019

Truck runs off Mountain Ranch Road

     January 18, 2019 at 1:05 PM:  A maroon truck reportedly lost a tire and ran off Mountain Ranch Road near the Calaveras Government Center.

   Ambulance service was refused by victim. A tow truck is responding.

What is Bigfoot Tiney D*** Albino up to now?

We had heard that BFTDA was

Car vs propane tank in Copperopolis

   January 18, 2019 at 1 PM:  A car has reportedly struck a propane tank on Obyrnes Ferry Road in Copperopolis.

  An ambulance and Calaveras deputies are responding due to a firearm threat of some kind.  Be extra cautious if heading that way.

Valley Springs man arrested for alleged weapons

  On January 17, 2019 Calaveras Sheriff deputies arrested Mathew CharlesForrest Holocker (22) of Valley Springs at his

Whiskerino dance coming in April

   Friends of the Calaveras County Fair announce that the annual Whiskerino dinner/dance will be held on April 6, 2019 at Frogtown.

   This is the official kickoff the the County Fair. A country western bank called Gunpowder and Lace will perform and there will be a silent auction.

   See Leslie Davis or Dona Queirola for tickets which are $25 each or a table for 10 for $230.

Tour Knights Foundry in Sutter Creek

   For the winter season Knight's Foundry in Sutter Creek will be open for public tours one day a months.

  On February 12, 2019 and March 9, 2019 tours are available without reservations.  Cost is $10 per person. It is located at 81 Eureka Street in Sutter Creek.

Federal judge lays blame on PG&E

   U.S. District Judge William Alsup on Thursday blamed PG&E' uninsulated power conductors for most of the fires in California in the past two years, including the Camp Fire in Butte County.

  Can PG&E just escape paying for these disasters simply by declaring bankruptcy? 

Woman trapped in car all night after crash

   A woman was discovered inside her car this morning after being trapped there

Trump puts Congressional leadership in danger

  Angry that he was dis-invited to the House floor during his shutdown, Trump yesterday

Governor Newsom plans to move

   The new Governor of California is currently living in the old Governor's Mansion

Thursday, January 17, 2019

Montana man killed in shootout

Stanley Stepkowski of Montana, was killed in a

Tree down in Vallecito

   January 17, 2019 at 11 AM:  A tree is reportedly down on Red Hill Road at Carson Street in Vallecito.

   Be cautious until a county crew can remove it from the roadway.

Collision on Hwy 4

   January 17, 2019 at 10:20 AM:  A vehicle collision was reported on Hwy 4 at Poole Station Road below Angels Camp earlier this morning, where a car rolled over into the ravine.

   An ambulance and tow truck responded to the scene.  Hwy 4 is dangerous, especially when its wet. Drive carefully and slow down.

Cannabis growers will receive reimbursements

   Legal Cannabis growers who were shut down by a ban caused by a vicious Republican hate

Supervisor Garamendi elected Regional rep for RCRC

    Rural County Representatives of California (RCRC) recently held elections for Regional Reps and the Calaveras Chair Jack Garamendi now holds the Region 4 seat.

   Garamendi was just a week ago elected Chair of the Calaveras County Board of Supervisors. Congratulations!

Threat with intent to terrorize arrest in Burson

   On January 14, 2019 Calaveras Sheriff Deputies arrested Dean Owen Newby (62) of Valley Springs on Hwy 12 in Burson.

   Newby was booked into the

Valley Springs woman arrested

  On January 14, 2019 Calaveras Sheriff deputies arrested Jessica James Brauer (28) on Mountain Ranch Road in San Andreas.

   Brauer was booked into the Calaveras County Jail for alleged Burglary and Inflicting Injury on a Spouse or co-inhabitant, both felonies.

Angels PD arrest burglar

   On January 14, 2019 Angels Camp Police arrested Joseph Ryan

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

BREXIT causes UK chaos

   After 2 years of negotiating Brexit with the EU, it was defeated in the House of Commons yesterday.

   Today Theresa May was kept in her job in a Vote of Confidence today.  Now she has to go back and try to write a new Brexit plan.

Sand bags available in West Point , Glencoe and Angels Camp

   Public Works has announced that sand and sand bags are available at the West Point Fire Station

   They are also available at the Glencoe Yard and at the Angels Camp Police Station (you will have to fill the bags yourself) and will be throughout the storm season.

Collision in Angels Camp

   January 16, 2019 at 10:25 AM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Stockton Road in Angels Camp.

   It isn't known if there are injuries. Be extra cautious if in the area.

Chains required on Hwy 4

  Caltrans is requiring chains at Cottage Springs this morning on Hwy 4 in Ebbetts Pass.

   Drive carefully. More snow coming in tonight!

Ghost Mall to be demolished

The original developer went bankrupt and many things,
including a casino were suggested, but nothing materialized
and now it will be all torn down. What a waste!
   If you travel Hwy 99 to Sacramento at all, you are aware of the giant half-built mall along the roadway in Elk Grove for the past 10 years.

   Last night it was announced that the developer will be demolishing the entire structure. This mall was a victim of the crash of '07-08!!!

Lady Pelosi has spoken!!!

   Trump has definitely met his match with Speaker Pelosi in charge.  Did you hear what she

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

The Sentinel of Ebbetts Pass, District 3, Calaveras County is now Supervisor Callaway

   Two meetings so far this year with a new District 3 Supervisor Merita Callaway representing us,

Thank you Supervisor Callaway

   At the January 15, 2019 Calaveras Supervisor meeting, each Supervisor got to request Study

Kinkie Stinkie Rinkie Dink, oh, the hatred, the racism, the TRUMP-cultist

   As always, Kinkie Stinkie Rinkie Dink, who is always trying for her 5 minutes of fame, came before the Calaveras Supervisors to complain what we felt was that "ONE

"Follow the Money" sign at Board of Calaveras Supervisors

  There was a new sign at the back of the Calaveras Supervisor Chambers that we hadn't seen at prior meetings.

   The new sign said "Follow the Money"!

Hello Dolly's Carol Channing dies

Legendary actress Carol Channing has died, just before her
98th birthday, of natural causes 

Monday, January 14, 2019

Cruz has new 'FACE' friend!

Trumphus and Crumphus, duh!!!
   Perhaps trying to hide or make new friends, Ted Cruz followed Trump around while

Mokelumne Hill burglars were squatters??

   According to the Calaveras County Sheriff, the two arrested in Mokelumne Hill on January 11, 2019 around 5:20 PM deputies responded to the 8000 block of

Calaveras Supervisors hold short meeting tomorrow

   After a Closed Session where they plan to vote to hire Jeff White interim Chief Building Official,

PG&E plans to file for Bankruptcy, NOT bury their dangerous lines??

   You may have heard that  PG&E plans to get out of paying for what it looks like they caused

Watch for sheep on Hwy 4

      UPDATE:  We just learned that Caltrans now has the

Two arrested for burglary in Mokelumne Hill

     On January 11, 2019 around 6 PM Calaveras Sheriff deputies arrested Marty Allison (47) with

Sunday, January 13, 2019

Do you follow the TWEETER-in-Chief??

  Just today, the TWEETER-in-Chief has tweeted that 'i am sitting in the White House waiting for Cryin' Chuck and Nancy to call ",


Beautiful weather day in Ebbetts Pass

   Today is a bright shiny day in Ebbetts Pass. Roads are all clear and the sun has warmed up the cool morning air and Calaveras County residents are out moving around.

   Be ready, however, because there is another bunch of storms coming in later today and the rest of the week.

NFL Playoffs :Chargers vs. Patriots

   The Chargers face the Patriots today in the NFL Playoffs.

    Later, the Eagles face the Saints.

Saturday, January 12, 2019

Calaveras Supervisors to discuss 2019 Study Sessions

  At the January 15, 2019 Calaveras Supervisor meeting, Study Sessions to be held in 2019 will be discussed. Do you remember any being held in 2018?

   Staff has requested to be given a list of desired Study Sessions so they can plan when to hold them during the year.  Study Sessions give the public an opportunity to give input on future agenda items that could be controversial.

OP-ED: 35 degrees, windows slide wide open, dogs barking like crazy? Sound familiar?

   Early this morning, my husband and I walked out our back door and immediately we heard

Did you vote for a President under FBI investigation?

    After the mind-boggling announcement last night by the New York Times that Trump has

Friday, January 11, 2019

Murphys man arrested for vehicle theft

   On January 10, 2019 CHP arrested David Arthur Eastwood (19) of Murphys on Middle Drive in Arnold.

   Eastwood was booked into the Calaveras County Jail for alleged Vehicle Theft and Receiving Stolen Property, both felonies and for Vandalism and Petty Theft, both misdemeanors.

Calaveras Supervisors put Jeff White back in Building Department job

   At the January 15, 2019 Calaveras Supervisors meeting, Jeff White is on the agenda to be rehired as the head of the Building Department, at least for the interim.

   White retired a couple of years ago, and the county has had nothing but trouble ever since.

Dear Banning all guns??


   After hearing that Trump might actually get away with calling a national emergency

UPDATE: Patches was adopted!!! Patches needs a home...

Visit Patches at the Calaveras Animal Services Cat House in
San Andreas

The destruction of the USA by Trumps White Supremacist Cult

   Since Republican Ronald Reagans farewell speech about the Shining City on the Hill,

Thursday, January 10, 2019

CCWD hires new GM

Michael Minkler, new CCWD GM,
attorney in Arnold
   Calaveras County Water District is announcing the hiring of a new General Manager

Trump this morning: "I NEVER throw temper tantrums!"

I want my WALL!! I want my WALL!
    May be hard for anyone to believe, but at a short press conference this morning before leaving for

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Pelosi says NO again...and again

   Why Trump thought he could con Nancy Pelosi into giving in on his horrid wall he promised his racist

Amazon CEO seeks divorce

   Jeff Bezos, Amazon CEO, and his wife just announced they are getting divorced after 25 years of marriage.

   The amount of settlement money on the line is around $127 BILLION!

McClintock staff holding San Andreas office hours

  On January 22, 2019 House of Representatives member McClintock's staff will hold office hours in San Andreas.

   It will be held at the Main Library on Gold Hunter Road between 12 Noon and 1 PM.  The public is welcome.

Janet Mary Bailey of Rossetti's

   Janet Mary Bailey, 84, lovingly known as Mom and Nonie, passed away on