Sunday, March 31, 2019

Collision in Murphys

   March 31, 2019 at 6 PM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Hwy 4 near Williams in Murphys.

   It isn't known if there are injuries. A tow truck is responding.

Huffy Bicycles at True Value in Meadowmont Shopping Center

Vehicle into tree on Hwy 26

   March 31, 2019 at 4:30 PM:  A red vehicle left Hwy 26 about a mile from the Robinson Ranch and crashed into a tree.

   An ambulance is responding to the scene.  The vehicle is 40' down the embankment.

Arrest for Intent to Evade Taxes

   On Monday April 30, 2018 around 10:26 AM Calaveras Sheriff deputies arrested Christopher Lance Rinauro, owner of Proper Pruning of Murphys for allegedly Acting with Intent

Do not allow Trump Cultists to influence you! WRITE!!

   We read a lot on line from those who are Trump cult members, trying hard to get those who are aware of the truth about this evil administration, to stop writing about it.

   We at the Sentinel hear it all the time "Just stop

Big rig stuck on road to Daffodil Hill

   March 31, 2019 at 12:40 PM:  A big red truck attempting to go up to Daffodil Hill has tried to turn around and got stuck.

   Traffic is backed up for quite a ways. Be extra cautious if headed in that direction.

Saturday, March 30, 2019

Rebecca Turner to speak to Dems

   Calaveras County Clerk/Recorder Rebecca Turner will speak at the Calaveras Democratic meeting on April 9, 2019.

   The meeting will be held at the Main Library in San Andreas and begins at 5:15 PM.

Traffic control in Daffodil Hill area

   Since the Amador County Sheriff owns Daffodil Hill, he has no problems when crowds fill the roads to get to his flowers.

   There is currently traffic control in the area, making sure there is a safe and enjoyable day for daffodil lovers.

Friday, March 29, 2019

Traffic collision in Douglas Flat

   March 29, 2019 at 2 PM:  A two vehicle collision has been reported on Hwy 4 in Douglas Flat. It is blocking the roadway at this time.

  An ambulance is responding. Be extra cautious if in that area.

"Mighty" needs a home

"Mighty' would love to come home with you. You can visit him
at the Calaveras Animal Shelter in San Andreas.

Deaths in Calaveras County

   The following persons were reported by Calaveras County as deceased during February and March of 2019:

   Janice M. Alexander passed away on February 18, 2019 at the age

Adam Schiff: Hero of the month!

"To my Republican colleagues:  You may think its okay for

How does your garden bloom?

Beth sent us this photo of the first flowers in her garden for 2019.
Gorgeous, thanks, Beth!

Thursday, March 28, 2019

Duck kooks warn everyone...

Are the duck kooks related to the
Candyrock Terrorists?
   The fairly well-known kooks that call themselves duckers, continue to prove their insanity, as an

AT&T out of Service in Arnold area

  In case you hadn't yet noticed, telephone lines are not working in the Arnold area.

   Lines are down, and crews have been dispatched to repair them ASAP.

Angels Camp Police give details on Mayhem arrest

  According to Angels Camp Police, in a press release issued, that  on March 26, 2019 at approximately 4:30 AM, they were notified of a victim in a local emergency room, reporting

CCWD will lower pressure of Valley Springs water

  On April 3, 2019 the water for Rancho Calaveras, Jenny Lind, La  Contenta and Gold Creek in the Valley Springs area will have very low water pressure between 8 AM and 8 PM.

   The water district is upgrading its water treatment plant.

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Give Roku a home!

Just look at that face!  What a lover. Go visit Roku at the Calaveras
County Animal Shelter in San Andreas. You'll be glad you did!

Chihuahua on Hwy 26

   March 27, 2019 at 1:25 PM:  A Chihuahua has been reported running on Hwy 26 near Duncan Road in the Jenny Lind area.

   CHP has been notified. If you are missing your chihuahua, better go check.

Hey Trump! We need your WALL!

   Hey Trumpty Dumpty!  What a waste that you had all those sample walls destroyed. Another one of your wastes

Major injury collision on Hwy 4

   March 27, 2019 at 12:30 PM:  A collision has been reported on Hwy 4 at Big Trees Parkway in Ebbetts Pass.

   Major injuries have been indicated. One vehicle went over the side embankment. An ambulance is responding.

Arrest for Mayhem in Angels Camp

Kayla White
  On March 26, 2019 Angels Camp Police arrested Kayla Jean White (19) of Angels Camp at her residence on Stanislaus Avenue.

   White was booked into the Calaveras County Jail for alleged Assault with a Deadly Weapon not a Firearm, Battery with Serious Bodily Injury and Mayhem, all felonies.

McGee needs a home

A muscular silver tabby, McGee is a gentleman with character,
as you can see!  Visit him at the Calaveras Animal Shelter
in San Andreas

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

"Empire" star cleared of all charges

   Jussie Smollett, one of the stars of the TV show "Empire" was arrested and

Car vs. bridge in Jenny Lind

   March 26, 2019 at 9:45 AM:  A car has struck the bridge on Scenic Valley Road and Milton Road in the Jenny Lind area.

   It isn't known if there are injuries. Emergency personnel are responding.


Arnold Rim Trail

Events coming in April!  Stay tuned!

PTSD suicides after mass shootings?

   Two teens who were at Parkland and now the father of one of the Sandy Hook mass

LIndsay Graham TOLD McCain ....

   The truth finally came out, after months of harassment and insults by the  CREEP in Chief,

Monday, March 25, 2019

Murdering our trees does NOT stop fires!

   PG&E and obviously our government buying into their misguided logic is going to cost

Michael Avenatti arrested by FEDS

   Apparently Trump sent the Feds to check on everything Avenatti has done over the years,

Tricky Dick show replaced with Trumpty Dumpty on CNN

Trumpty desicrating our flag, just like he does everything
he touches.
   Yesterday was supposed to be the airing of the Tricky Dick special on CNN, but it was replaced by the Trumpty Dumpty Show!!!

    It was the same basic pretext, however, with Trump yelling 'See, I am NOT a Crook," just like
Nixon did.


Beto O'Rourke for America

We need someone who truly cares about America
and US!!

Sunday, March 24, 2019

Trump lover Sayoc, pleads guilty

PG&E settles for $25 million to Calaveras for Butte Fire, but WHAT???

   The County of Calaveras filed a lawsuit against PG&E for them causing the Butte Fire,

Do all RACIST COPS poison dogs?

Yes, here in California there are dirty cops; those like this one
who is now GONE, and others who still haven't been
caught yet!  LOCK THEM UP!!
...or just the worst of the worst?

    What other innocent animals do the crazy pieces of SH** harm?

UPDATE: Maddie's been adopted!! Thank you!

I'm a creamy tan and white girl, spayed and needing a loving lap. I take
one pill a day for my diabetes, but I'm very healthy.
Please come visit me at the Calaveras Animal Shelter in San Andreas.
My name is Maddie!!

Saturday, March 23, 2019

Dear Editor: The deer are back!

   Dear Sierra Sentinel:

   Forever reader, who just wants to remind everyone that the deer are back

Double Springs burglary arrest

  On March 20, 2019 around 4:30 AM Calaveras deputies responded to the CalWaste transfer

Car 200 ' down embankment

   March 23, 2019 at 8:30 AM:  A tow truck was just dispatched to retrieve a car that ran off Hwy 49 at Middle Bar around midnight last night.

   No injuries were indicated. The car went 200' down the embankment.

Friday, March 22, 2019

Gem and Mineral Show at Fairgrounds

   There will be a Gem and Mineral Show at the Calaveras County Fairgrounds this weekend.

  Lots of inexpensive items will be available for children and adults.

Tree causes death in Mokelumne Hill

   A Calaveras County Public Works employee died as a result of injuries he sustained in a tree removal incident near Mokelumne Hill on Monday morning.

   Apparently workers lost control of a cut limb that then rolled over 57 year old Ansel John Bowman. Calaveras Supervisors Chair Garamendi gave condolences at their Tuesday meeting.

Thursday, March 21, 2019

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

The swallows are back in Arnold!!!

The wonderful barn swallows are back at the Meadowmont Shopping
Center, rebuilding the nests they left last summer!
They constantly chatter and fly back and forth. Fascinating to watch
and enjoy! Come by and visit them when you get time.

Calaveras County AGAIN reorganizing OES? Waste of TIME!!

   A Study Session was held at the Calaveras Supervisor meeting on March 19, 2019 to discuss reorganizing the Office of Emergency

Cliff Edson insults Tofanelli without mentioning his name

   In the ongoing saga between defeated Supervisors Cliff Edson and Gary Tofanelli, Edson one-upped Tofanelli without mentioning him yesterday.

Beautiful "Honey" looking for a home....

Honey is a Shepherd / Husky mix who weighs around 55 lbs.
She loves other dogs and humans. Go visit her at the Calaveras
Animal Shelter in San Andreas.   

Active duty military in HATE GROUPS?

This man was reportedly a Marine,
who later posted his activities online.
      We just learned that there were actually active duty military personnel involved in the HATE march where the young

New show last night: THE VILLAGE, a hit!!

Super cast, especially the older three guys!
   Episode 1 of Season 1 of  TheVillage was on last night at 10 PM.  The TV show was outstanding, dealing with many of the issues we are facing

House Majority Whip James Clyburn says it best! "Entire Trump family greatest threat!!!"

   Representative Clyburn sais on NBC yesterday that he'd never lived through a political climate as toxic as the

Calaveras Genealogical Society to meet

  On Tuesday, April 12, 2019 from 10 AM to Noon the Calaveras Genealogical Society will hold a regular meeting.

   It will be held at the County Library on Gold Hunter Road in San Andreas. The focus of this meeting will be "Creating Family Stories from Research"!

Domestic terrorists loved by Sheriff DiBasilio? Crooked, corrupt!!!

   The newest Sheriff DiBasilio, refuses to arrest the REAL domestic terrorists in Calaveras County.

   Those racist gun thugs, dirty cops, and filthy and mentally unstable cowards who threaten the former HONORABLE President Obama, women, threaten

Chains required at Cottage Springs on Hwy 4

   Caltrans has a chains required notice for Hwy 4 at Cottage Springs this morning.

   It is raining in Arnold at 4000'.

Sure signs of Spring in Arnold

   March 20, 2019, the first day of Spring, has brought Daffodils and a sudden reappearance of the beautiful swallows

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

National Enquirer paid $200,000 for Bezos texts

Michael Sanchez with Jeff Bezos
   The NYT reported that the texts between Jeff Bezos and his girlfriend, Lauren Sanchez, became

Friends of the Fair meets tomorrow

   On Wednesday, March 20, 2019 the Friends of the Fair will hold its regular monthly meeting.

   It will be held at 6 PM in the Ranch House at the Calaveras County Fairgrounds.

Former DNC Chair joins FOX

   Donna Brazile, former Chair of the Democratic National Committee, has joined FOX News as a contributor.

   She will begin by appearing with Dana  Perino, discussing the 2020 election.

Monday, March 18, 2019

A Con-Man and a his WHAT???

Trump, the Con-Man and WHAT on Earth is that with him,
back in the day when he COULD?
Now these two are in the White House spreading their
slime all over! It will need sanitation after!!

Deputy vs. bicycle

   March 18, 2019 at 12:40 PM:  An Amador County Sheriff's vehicle apparently struck a bicycle on Sutter Street in Jackson.

   No injury has been indicated.

Two hospitalized after snowmobile collision

      According to the CHP report, on March 17, 2019 around 3:30 PM a 16 year old male was driving a '04 SkiDoo Snowmobile on groomed Fremont Road near

640 acres in Texas for sale--Business Opportunity

   Over the weekend we heard that there is a 640 acre parcel for sale in Texas, really cheap!

   This is a perfect place for the racists, Candyrock Terrorists and their women, along with the dirty cops, to move to.  They would be welcomed there.

Campo Seco man arrested

   On March 16, 2019 Calaveras Sheriff deputies arrested Edward Angelo Pereira (46) of Campo Seco on Jeff Tuttle Drive in San Andreas.

   Pereira was booked into the Calaveras County Jail for allegedly Inflicting Corporal Injury on a Spouse or Co-habitant and Committing a Felony while out on Bail, both felonies, and for Obstructing or Resisting a Peace Officer or EMT, a misdemeanor.

Valley Springs man arrested

   On March 15, 2019 Calaveras Sheriff deputies arrested Manuel Anthony Martin (59) of Valley Springs on Hogan Dam Road.

   Martin was booked into the Calaveras County Jail for allegedly Bringing a Controlled Substance into the Jail, a felony and for an outstanding Warrant for Failure to Appear, a misdemeanor.

Trump wants his Judge Jeanine back

   Trump has ranted all weekend about everything from the Mueller probe to the now deceased war hero and Senator John McCain, in a desperate

Sunday, March 17, 2019

Car struck cow in Burson

   March 17, 2019 at 8:30 PM:  A car has struck a cow on Pettinger Road near Southworth Road in the Burson area.

   Emergency personnel are responding to the scene. Be extra cautious if in the area.

Snowmobile collision at Bear Valley

   March 17, 2019 at 4 PM:  A snowmobile collision has been reported at Bear Valley.

   Emergency personnel, including an ambulance are responding for facial injuries indicated.

Luck of the Irish Day

Saturday, March 16, 2019

Collision in Murphys

   March 16, 2019 at 1:20 PM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Hwy 4 at Manzanita Place in Murphys.

   No injuries have been indicated.

Explosion and Fire report in Twain Harte

   UPDATE at 1:35 PM:  The fire is now contained.

Who is the Helter-Skelter degenerate in Ebbetts Pass?

Looks just like him, but with grey
bushy hair, huh?
   We know who it is and who his moron 4 followers are!

   Protect your

Motorcycle vs. Tower Park Bridge

   March 16, 2019 at 10:20 AM:  A motorcycle hit the rail of the Tower Park Bridge on Hwy 12 in Lodi and spun out and struck another vehicle earlier this morning.

   An investigation has been going on since the collision, with warrants mentioned and an ambulance required for one person injured.


Calaveras Supervisors Study Emergency Management Office

  On Tuesday March 19, 2019 the Calaveras Supervisors will hold a Study Session to discuss the Emergency Management System in the county.

   Multi-agency coordination will be the main focus of the Study, for FIRE response.

Arrest for Vehicle Theft

   On March 14, 2019 Calaveras Sheriff deputies arrested Christian Robert Anthony Mestrassat (29) of Lodi, on Pattison Road in Burson.

   Mestrassat was booked into the come the BIKERS for TRUMP!!

Friday, March 15, 2019

Bear Valley will be busy this weekend...

   Call it the luck of the bear or whatever, but this coming weekend should prove to be a big one for Bear Valley Ski Resort.

   A 13' base and with all lifts operating, they will be celebrating St. Patty's Day with a pretty good sized crowd of ski bunnies.

DeAngelo perfect example of DIRTY COPS getting away with murder, etc.....

Golden State Killer James DeAngelo went free for what,
thirty years????????
   They didn't investigate him thoroughly back when it happened, even though he was

Who would say a thing like this???

   Who on earth would ever say "I can tell you I have support of the police, the support of the military, the support of Bikers

Fed-Ex truck in collision in Valley Springs

   March 15, 2019 at 11 AM:  A Fed-Ex truck and another truck collided on Hwy 26 in Valley Springs.

    It is blocking the roadway. An ambulance is responding to the scene.

Thursday, March 14, 2019

Collision in Burson

   March 14, 2019 at 2:45 PM:  A collison has been reported on Hwy 12 at Messing Road in the Burson area.

   An ambulance is responding to what is indicated as major injuries in this crash.

What about FDR's International Park?

  There has been a long time longing to build a park on the border of Mexico and Texas, ever since FDR

12 Republicans rebuke Trumps WALL

   Trumps EMERGENCY DECLARATION has now been officially rebuked by the Senate, and 12 Republicans were among those voting against his idiot WALL!

Supervisor Callaway -- Office hours in Arnold

from the Callaway Newsletter
   As of April 5, 2019 from 10:30 AM to 1 PM Supervisor Merita Callaway will be holding Office Hours at the Library on Blagen Road in Arnold.

    Every Friday thereafter, you can stop by to visit or discuss your problems with her.

Spring is coming: Raindrip parts on SALE!

   Jump into Spring with a 50% off sale on Raindrip parts* at Arnold True Value Hardware
at Meadowmont Shopping Center in Arnold!

*while they last

Michelle Plotnick elected Chair of Calaveras Planning Commission

   At the March 14, 2019 meeting of the Calaveras Planning Commission Michelle Plotnick, District 3 Commissioner, was elected to be Chair for the coming year.

   Plotnick took over immediately and since she has years of experience, she had no problems running the meeting.

Beto O'Rourke enters Presidential race for 2020

On the cover of Vanity Fair, Beto O'Rourke will give
everyone a run for their money!
   Not too many are surprised at Beto O'Rourke's announcement this morning in Iowa, that he is running

Calaveras Supervisors BAN Hemp---temporarily??

   After a lengthy discussion which turned to hemp pollinating and possibly harming regular

Lot of Bull in the road

   March 14, 2019 at 9:30 AM:  A bull is reportedly standing in the middle of Church Hill Road near Poole Station Road in San Andreas.

   Authorities are attempting to locate the owner, but be extra cautious until they can return him to his pasture.

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Trump bans all 737 Max 8's from US skies

   After Trump signed an executive order banning all Boeing 737 Max 8 planes from US skies, Boeing officials agreed and grounded all of them.

   Up until the order was signed though, Boeing was insisting that the planes were safe.  Trump says planes are too complicated now, and should be simpler to operate.

Matthew Richard Manuel of Arnold

  Matthew Richard Manuel was born in Stockton on March 28, 1943 to John and Esther Manuel and passed away on March 2, 2019 in San Andreas.

   The first years of his life he lived with his parents and older brother at the Manuel Mill

Deaths in Calaveras County in February 2019

   Those who died in Calaveras County during February of 2019 include:

   John R. George, Jr. passed away on

Governor Newsom ends death penalty

   With a stroke of his Executive pen yesterday, Governor Gavin Newsom swept away death penalties

Obi needs a home

Obi is an adorable male terrier, about 8 months old.
Come visit him in San Andreas at Calaveras
Animal Services!

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

World's record number of Massage Parlor jokes?

   Last night Stephen Colbert told 8 straight massage parlor jokes, and broke the World's record.

  The final joke

The clevererer North Koreans: More clever that Trump, anyway

  North Korea is not so dumb as Trump thinks they are. They are rebuilding their missile sites and trading under the sanctions to make money.

   Trouble is, that nearly anyone can outsmart Trump!!!

CCWD Directors meet with Bigelow

   Most residents in Calaveras aren't even aware of what Assemblyman Bigelow does for Calaveras County at

Pelosi says: "He's not worth it!" (impeaching)

   When asked whether she had plans to impeach Trump, Speaker of the House Pelosi answered

CalFire is hiring for 2019

  If you are looking for work and would be interested in being a CalFire employee, now is the time to apply.

   March 19, 2019 is the deadline for many of the job opportunities offered this year.