Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Pipeline leak repair in Copperopolis

April 23, 2019 at 9 AM:   CCWD is working on an urgent pipeline leak affecting Calypso Bay, Poker Flat, Conner Estates and Penninsula Estates.

  Water pressure will be low until repair is complete.

Monday, April 22, 2019

Three felonies in Burson

  On April 20, 2019 around 11:40 PM Calaveras Sheriff Deputies arrested Shanna Irene Douglas on Amos Way near her home in Burson.

  Douglas was booked into the Calaveras County Jail for alleged Conspiracy to Commit a Crime, False Imprisonment with Violence and Battery with Serious Bodily Injury, all felonies.

Happy Earth Day!!

Sunday, April 21, 2019

Portland, Oregons racial problems

Isaacson is reportedly a management level Portland City
Parks and Recreation Department
   Reportedly, even those in management positions with the City of Portland,

Car runs off Hwy 49 near Frogtown

   April 21, 2019 at 10:50 AM:  CalFire apparently came upon a car that had run off Hwy 49 near Frogtown and reported the incident.

   A tow truck is responding. Driver is refusing an ambulance.

Self-styled MILITIA-man arrested at border

What a cutie!  Typical Trump-cultist! LOCK HIM UP!!!
Oh, they did!!!
   Larry Mitchell Hopkins, also known as Johnny Horton, Jr., was arrested yesterday at the

Happy Easter!!!

Saturday, April 20, 2019

Are you a Postal alky? Were you thrown out? Too bad???

  You brought shame on the good ones!!!  Just like the stinkin dirty cops who ruin the rep of all the rest.


Car and trailer run off Hwy 124

   A car pulling a boat has apparently run off Hwy 12r near Buena Vista Drive in Ione. DUI is suspected as a possibility.

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

Collision in Glencoe area

   April 20, 2019 at 12:30 PM:  A blue Mazda pickup reportedly left Hwy 26 near Dorray Road and went into the ravine.

   Emergency personnel are responding to the scene.

OP-ED: Warning: From tree lovers in Arnold!! You have to read this!!

  UPDATE:  As is our policy when the writer requests anonymity in their writing, we respect that.
   PG&E has marked even more

Birdfeeders at your Arnold True Value

In Meadowmont Shopping Center

Friday, April 19, 2019

Collision in Rancho Calaveras

   April 19, 2019 at 3 PM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Garner Place and Baldwin Street in Rancho Calaveras.

   An ambulance and tow truck are responding to the scene.

Spelling Bee winners mostly from Hwy 4 corridor

   The 2019 Calaveras County Spelling Bee had 4 top winners:

   David Messinger, sixth grader

Collision in Milton

   April 19, 2019 at 1:15 PM:  A collision has been reported on Milton Road at Rock Creek Road in Milton.

   Driver apparently stated he fell asleep, but HBD is suspected. CHP is responding to the scene.

All we can say is......

  .....we're glad when Calaveras suspected criminals and druggies get arrested in another county!

   Our own Sheriff can't seem to catch them here at home!

Thursday, April 18, 2019

Man arrested at St. Patricks Cathedral in NYC

This man was arrested after entering St. Patricks
Cathedral in NYC with gas cans and starter fluid.

Adam Levine selling Beverly Hills mansion

Only 47.4 mill

Crime in Ebbetts Pass OUT OF CONTROL!!!

   We warned the voters that electing Rick DiBasilio as Calaveras Sheriff would be a big

Big rig delivery truck blocking road in Pine Grove

   April 18, 2019 at 10:45 AM:  A big rig delivery truck is stuck and now blocking both lanes of Pine Grove Volcano Road at Hwy 88 in Pine Grove.

   Several CHP are already at the scene. A big rig tow truck is responding.

FREE Ski Day at Bear Valley

   This coming Friday, April 19, 2019 lift tickets will be FREE to skiers.

   What a great year Bear Valley resort has had.  Can't wait til next season!

Motorhome blocking roadway

   UPDATE at 1:30 PM:  A special RV tow truck is being dispatched for this 35' motorhome, which is still in the

Al Courtright of Arnold, retired CHP

   According to CHP of San Andreas, they are saddened to report the sudden passing of Retired Officer Al Courtright

Investigation into Robin Wellmaker and Farmers Insurance continues

   Ever since we received a strange letter from Farmers Insurance regarding a claim for damages

Greg Stark, Calaveras Sheriff-in-Waiting, issues thank you!

Wait! No! This is the
wrong Gregory Stark,
from a comic book!
  "We thank you!" says Greg Stark, who planned to run for Sheriff in 2018 (even bought a bunch of hats)
and then was told by DiBasilio

Mob boss lawyer and new Press Secretary Barr bends WAYYY OVER!!!

And he will fall eventually!  Just watch!!
   Destroying his legacy, losing all credibility and smelling like BullSH**, Trumps mob boss

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Oh, NO!! Not Marilitito Boblitito being sued!

  We hear that our old political wierdo Marilitito Boblitito is in trouble again.  Is she being sued for slander?

   Perhaps she needs to keep her mouth shut, especially regarding certain fire departments.  We thought she had moved away, but apparently not.  Have fun in court, Marilitito!!

Arnold Bridges meeting TODAY at 5 PM

   As we all know, two bridges came into jeopardy and are still in flux.

   The Blagen Road bridge is a joke

20 schools on lockdown--woman found dead!

   After a day of massive searches and decisions to lock down 20 schools in the area of Columbine High School, the threats to those schools by a teenage girl, appear to be over.

   An 18 year old high school girl from Florida has been found dead in the Denver area, apparently of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Beautiful sunny day in Calaveras

     After a nice Spring shower yesterday, this morning appeared as a bright sunny day.

    Since it's Spring Vacation for most schoolchildren, enjoy the beautiful weather.

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

DiBasilio saw the writing on the wall

Is that a growing bald spot on the back
side of his head?
   After so many people stood up and complained that the money the county received from the PG&E settlement from the Butte Fire should not leave District 2, the Calaveras Sheriff chickened

Is it intentional??? Supervisors sound too low?

   Although we are aware that many have complained about the online video and live Calaveras

We buy and sell collectibles.....

   ....Now at the Arnold True Value Hardware Store in Meadowmont Shopping Center.

   Got coins, cards, stamps, dolls, ELVIS you want to sell......or do you collect older jewelry?  Check it out!

Dog hit on Railroad Flat Road

   April 16, 2019 at 2 PM:  A dog was reportedly hit by a car on Railroad Flat Road near Ridge Road in Railroad Flat.

   The dog is in the roadway injured. The Sheriff was notified. Be extra cautious if in that area.

Before and after photos...

Notre Dame last year and Notre Dame today!!!  

Barefoot in the Park in Murphys

Friends of the Fair meet tomorrow

   The non-profit Friends of the Fair will hold their regular monthly meeting on April 17, 2019 in the Ranch House at the Calaveras Fairgrounds at 6 PM.

   The 2019 county fair is getting close and they can use help. See you there!

No chain controls on Hwy 4

  As of 11 AM on April 16, 2019 there are no chain controls set up by Caltrans on Hwy 4.

   Drive carefully and watch for areas of slick roadway if headed for Bear Valley to ski.

Traffic collision on Hwy 4

   April 16, 2019 AM: A traffic collision has been reported on  Hwy 4 at Stallion  outside Angels Camp.

   No injuries have been indicated.  Be cautious if headed in that direction.  Slow down!  The roads are wet!

Give Wrangler a home

Wrangler is a male border collie mix. Visit him now at the
Calaveras Animal Shelter in San Andreas

Monday, April 15, 2019

Here comes Peter Cottontail....

Hopping down the bunny trail....
Are you ready?

Collision on Hogan Dam Road

   April 15, 2019 at 3:10 PM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Hogan Dam Road in Valley Springs.

   No injuries have been indicated. Be cautious if in the area.

Mega bear mugs at Arnold True Value

Check them out ...Meadowmont
Shopping Center in Arnold

Traffic collision in Linden

   April 15, 2019 at 3 PM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Copperopolis Road at Dietrich Road in Linden.

   An ambulance is responding to the scene.

Dirty Illinois cop and murderer Drew Peterson giving interviews

A typical, worthless dirty cop, Peterson now
claims that he is sort of a famous guy in
his prison.
   Drew Peterson, a police sargent, was convicted of killing his third wife, and the body of his

Notre Dame Cathedral in flames

Notre Dame Cathedral, in Paris, is on fire. Remodeling was
being done. How much can they save? 

Son of deputy sheriff arrested, alleged ARSON of 3 churches

   The three churches that were burned in

Are the ugly racists REALLY angry?? Good!

We know a couple of people who
act just like this guy!
   Nothing makes the Sierra Sentinel happier that to get filthy threatening comments from the crazy

Angel needs a home!

Sweet Angel needs a home. Go visit her  at the Calaveras
Animal Shelter in San Andreas

Tiger wins the Masters

   Whether he's your favorite golfer of all time, or you cheered him on because he made a big

Tricky Dick documentary valuable with information

   If you haven't watched CNN's Tricky Dick special yet, its worth your time.  We learned things

Carol Lee Hinman, Altaville Drug Store

                                                January 12, 1939 - April 10, 2019

   Carol Lee Hinman was born January 12, 1939 in Visalia and passed away at her home on April 10, 2019.

   She earned a B.S. from the University of the Pacific where she was a member of

Two men arrested at Camp Menzies

   On April 12, 2019 around 11:25 AM Calaveras Sheriff deputies arrested Darrell Anthony

TAX Day.....except for TRUMP!!

Out first bearded President,  Lincoln lead us during the Civil War,

Collision on Hwy 12

  UPDATE:  Per CHP the medical emergency was not related to the

Sunday, April 14, 2019

Vote YES on Measure A

These guys save LIVES!!

SF Giants at home today

   The Giants are at home today in San Francisco.

   They play the Colorado Rockies, who have a worse record (3-12) that the Giants (7-9).

If your birthday is today, April 14....

  ..... you share it with  actor Adrien Brody, singer Loretta Lynn, actress Julie Christie and baseball player

Saturday, April 13, 2019

Adventures of the Ugly, Racist, Bushy haired Troll and his fave' gal thief!

    Hey Gal Thief o mine!  Let's head out onto the road and look for dead

Grass fire in Jenny Lind

   April 13, 2019 at 3:35 PM:  A small grass fire has been reported on Hwy 26 in Jenny Lind.

   CalFire is responding to the area.

Adorable Trigger needs a home

Just looking at Trigger makes you smile. Visit him at the
Calaveras Animal Shelter in San Andreas.

Who is Robin Wellmaker?? Degree in arboriculture

   How can an employee named Robin Wellmaker of ACRT, the company PG&E uses for cutting down our trees, have

Do all dirty cops.....

Do all dirty cops eventually turn into BigFoot
Little D***s and hide behind piles?

Friday, April 12, 2019

New CAO to take over in Calaveras County

   As has been the usual custom every year or so, Calaveras County Supervisors are planning to appoint yet another CAO to run

ATV rollover in West Point

   April 12, 2019 at 3 PM:  An ATV has reportedly rolled over on Hidden Valley Road at Winton Road in the West Point area.

   It is on the roadway, apparently unoccupied. No other details have been given. CHP is responding to the scene.

Calaveras Supervisors assign Butte money

   At the Calaveras Supervisors meeting on April 16, 2019 the Butte Fire settlement money will be divvied up, with $13,450,000 assigned to fix roads withing the Butte Fire footprint.

   Public Works will receive the money after approval by the BOS, and will oversee the implementation of the repairs for several years.


Traffic collision on Hwy 4

  April 12, 2019 at 2 PM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Hwy 4 at Red Tail Hawk Road in Arnold.

   No injuries were indicated and it is not now blocking the roadway. Some type of government vehicle was apparently involved.

The adventures of Bigfoot, Tiney D***!

Tent found on Venado Drive

   April 11, 2019 at 11:15 AM:  A tent has been reported on Venado Drive in Arnold.

   The owner has not yet been located.

Homeless 'GoFundMe Scam' co-conspirator gets probation

   The homeless man who was talked into conspiring with a couple to start a GoFundMe

Mary Louise (MacPherson) Taylor

       Mary Louise (MacPherson) Taylor    September 9, 1921 - April 2, 2019

    Mary was born in Copper Lake, Nova Scotia near Loch Haber and Antigonish to the late

Thursday, April 11, 2019

Happy 60 Years Anniversary to Darrell and Marilyn Mott

   Darrell and Marilyn Mott were married on April 11, 1959, and we

Big rig blocking Mokelumne Hill Road

   April 11, 2019 at 11:40 AM:  A big rig couldn't make a turn on Jesus Maria Road near Hawver Road and is now stuck.

   Both lanes are currently blocked in the Mokelumne Hill area.

Black Hole is REAL

Called Messier 87, this Black Hole is the first one to have its photo
taken. It is 55 million light years away from Earth!

Wikileaks founder arrested

Assange looks different today, with a full white beard and
appearing much older when drug out of the embassy!
   Julian Assange, founder of Wilileaks, was arrested early this morning in

Adopt Maggie Mae on Pet Day!

Maggie Mae is looking for a home!  You can visit her at the Calaveras
Animal Shelter in San Andreas!

Today is National Pet Day!!

   Hug your pets!!!

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Motorcycle collision in Copperopolis

   April 10, 2019 at 2:45 PM:  A motorcycle collision has been reported on Rock Creek Road in Copperopolis.

   It isn't known if there are injuries. Authorities are responding to the scene.

Thomas Gilbeau, contractor

   Thomas A. Gilbeau was born on July 2, 1951 to Frank Gilbeau and Ruth Sifers, where he grew up on a ranch in Circle XX.

   He passed away on April 4, 2019  in Sonora at the age of 67.  He attended San Andreas Elementary and graduated from Calaveras High

CCWD aggressively flushing West Point water

  The unusual color and odor that has been present in the West Point water system is being addressed by CCWD by flushing the system.

   CCWD says there is nothing harmful in the water, although it may be aesthetically displeasing.

Woman found dead in car

   On April 8, 2019 around 2:40 AM Stanislaus County Sheriff deputies responded to a report of a woman in a car on the side of Milton Road near Hwy 4 in the Farmington area.

   Authorities are looking for the man she was living with in Stockton.

Chamber of Commerce loses its Exec

   The Calaveras County Chamber of Commerce has announced that their Executive Director Staci Johnson is leaving the organization.

   Johnson has been extremely successful in improving the image of the Chamber during her tenure.  She is taking a job with the Calaveras Mariposa Community Action Agency.

Use DEER Warning Whistles on your vehicles

   April 10, 2019 at 9:35 AM:  A car has reportedly struck a deer on Pattison Road

Felony vandalism arrest

  According to the Calaveras Sheriff's Office on April 9, 2019 they arrested Henrietta Truex (49) of Copperopolis at the Cost Less Grocery Store at 888 Yosemite Ave. in Oakdale, which is in

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Sudden rain and snow in Ebbetts Pass

   After a mild although overcast day in Ebbetts Pass, around 2:30 PM the rain, hail and snow began to fall and the wind blow.

    Everyone ran for cover and we hear workers in Dorrington had to make a run for it, since they were working outside.

Missing Wilseyville veteran located

    On April 8, 2019 Shannon David Scott's vehicle was located in a field off Hwy 49

Cattle truck and pickup collide

  April 9, 2019 at 2 PM:  A loaded cattle truck and a pickup have collided on Hwy 4 at Jack Tone Road, just below Farmington.

   Emergency personnel are responding to the scene.

Marriage licenses issued in Calaveras County in 2019

  Marriage licenses were issued to the following persons in Calaveras County:

  David Jube Anderson and

Showers expected during the day

If you must go out, drive carefully!

Monday, April 8, 2019

Driver fell asleep, ran off Hwy 4

   April 8, 2019 at 10:30 PM:  A driver reportedly fell asleep and drove off Hwy 4 near Stallion outside Angels Camp.

   An ambulance and tow truck are responding to the scene.

Tougher gun laws coming to California!!!

   Due to the mentally unstable people who have been reported as having guns anyway, we hear that the California State Assembly and Senate are taking more action.

   We understand there are now plans to toughen the gun laws in the state even more than they are now. Good for them. LOCK those mental cases UP!!

Collision in Lockeford

  April 8, 2019 at 4:05 PM:  A car has reportedly run off Clements Road in the Lockeford area and down an embankment.

   An ambulance is responding to the scene.

Supervisor Garamendi wants citizens to come to meeting!

   Tomorrow morning, the Calaveras Supervisors meet and will be discussing how to spend

Trump fires Homeland Security Secretary and Secret Service Director

   In a busy weekend, Trump has fired two important people in his circle.  Kirsten Nielsen of Homeland Security just wasn't MEAN enough.

   In the case of the Secret Service Director, he just 'wanted to have too much fun' at Mara Lago!

Giants play Padres in SF tonight

    The SF Giants host the San Diego Padres tonight in San Francisco.

   The Giants are 4th in their division currently.