Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Calaveras County is not alone with its racist gun nuts!

   The Executive Director of Sacramento's main EMS dispatch and fire center and one other employee have

Collision on Hwy 4

   April 30, 2019 at 12:30 PM:  A traffic collision was reported on Hwy 4 at Cedar Vista Drive near Forest Meadows.

   No injuries were indicated in the collision.

White House Correspondents Dinner total success

Using his intellect and knowledge of
U.S. history, Chernow got a
standing ovation for his speech!
   Historian Ron Chernow made the 2019 White House Correspondents Dinner a total success, with humor

Big rig pileup on 580

  UPDATE:  Westbound lanes should be ready to reopen at 2 PM.

Author Kathleen Kent comes to Mokelumne Hill

  On May 4, 2019 best-selling author Kathleen Kent will headline the 14th annual Gold Rush Writers Conference, to be held

Angels Camp Police cut staff hours

  Due to a shortage of staff, the Angels Camp Police Department is announcing that they will be cutting back on staff hours at their main office.

   From May 1 through May 20, 2019 the lobby will be open Mon, Wed and Fri 8 to 5. If you arrive when it is closed, you may summon an officer with the call box next to the door.

Monday, April 29, 2019

Six to compete for MIss Calaveras

      The girls who will compete for Miss Calaveras at this years Fair in May are:

    Ashley Wallace, a

Angels Camp City Council meets May 7

   On Tuesday,  May 7, 2019 the Angels Camp City Council will hold a regular meeting at the

New Casino opens today in Ione

   Today, April 29, 2019 is opening day for the new Harrah's Northern California Casino located in Ione.

   The Buena Vista band of Me-Wuk Indians are the co-sponsors of this new casino in Amador County.

Sunday, April 28, 2019

The Sierra Sentinel is proud....

   The Sierra Sentinel is proud to be the anti-Trump, anti-racist, anti Dirty Cops and anti-domestic terrorist gun nuts publication of the Sierras.

   We will NOT back down to the scum or their threats. There is no GOOD racist!  There is no GOOD dirty Cop. And there is no good TRUMP!!!

Cows out on roadway in Campo Seco

   April 28, 2019 at 12:25 PM:  Cows are reportedly out on Watertown Road and Campo Seco Road in Campo Seco.

  Be extra cautious until authorities can locate the owners.

Dirt bike collision at Camanche

   April 28, 2019 at 12:25 PM:  A dirt bike collision has been reported at a property off Camanche Parkway at Camanche.

   An ambulance is responding to the scene.

Yankees in San Francisco

   The NY Yankees are in San Francisco to play our SF Giants today at 1 PM.

   The Giants are in 5th place in the National League West.

Saturday, April 27, 2019

NIcholas Cage was married 4 days

Yes, Nicholas Cage and then filed for annulment after 4 days.
Now she wants spousal support!!  There's no fool like an old fool!!!

Collision in Angels Camp

   April 27, 2019 at 12:20 PM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Main Street near Mark Twain Road in Angels Camp.

   An ambulance is responding to the scene.

Vegetation fire in Twain Harte

   April 27, 2019 at 12 NOON:  A vegetation fire has been reported on Pine Lake Drive in the Twain Harte area.

   Fire personnel are responding to the scene.

Should ELECTION DAY be a National Holiday?

Car vs. deer in Mountain Ranch

  April 27, 2019 at 10:25 AM:  A Subaru has reportedly struck a deer on Railroad Flat Road

Good ol' Smokey the Bear....

....there is only so much he can do! We have to stand up to PG&E

Wildfire Community Preparedness Day

   On Saturday May 4, 2019 between 9 AM and 1 PM Supervisor Callaway is announcing there

Murphys Creek Theatre gets Hi-Fi sound system

   According to a press release from Murphys Creek Theatre, they have received a generous donation from the

Lots of fun and games at the NRA?

What we need are MORE guns,
MORE guns, more
school shootings, right?
   Trump seems to have had a good time at the NRA convention yesterday. The infighting

The people can change everything.....

If you don't vote, you must like things the way they are!
   From this moment, we can let our despair for our country end and let tactics to

Friday, April 26, 2019

Man intentionally drives into canal

   April 26, 2019 at 12:15 PM:  A man reportedly drove intentionally directly into the canal at Grimes Road and Tracy Boulevard in Tracy.

   The car became completely submerged and divers were called in, along with a tow truck.  No report indicated on the drivers status.

Sheriff plucks another one....

   No, not a chicken this time. He's plucking the cannabis farmers who didn't comprehend the idiocy of banning growing cannabis after first

Three companies valued at over $3 Trillion

   There are currently three companies that show a valuation of over $ 3 Trillion in the U.S.

   Apple was first to reach the trillion mark. Then Amazon; and now Microsoft is the third to reach that goal.  Three trillion dollar companies!!

Truck stopped on Hwy 49

  April 26, 2019 at 11:10 AM:  A truck has apparently  stopped on Hwy 49 in the 13 curves area to pick something up off the roadway near Mokelumne Hill.

    Emergency vehicles are responding to the scene as a traffic hazard at this time. 

Collision in Mokelumne Hill

   UPDATE:  A red vehicle apparently went down the embankment.

Take Back Drugs Day tomorrow

   The Calaveras Sheriff's Office will participate in Take Back Drugs Day tomorrow at two locations

Car vs. tree on Hwy 12

   April 27, 2019 at 9:30 AM:  A car overturned and struck a tree on Hwy 12 at Alpine Road in Victor.

   An ambulance is en route to the scene.

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Motorcycle collision on Hwy 49

   CHP reports that on April 24, 2019 at approximately 11:05 AM Philip Womack (64) of Elk Grove was driving his 2002 Harley Davidson motorcycle on

Car into canal in Linden

   April 25, 2019 at 10:30 AM:  A car has reportedly spun out and ended up in the canal off Hwy 26 and Fine Road in the Linden area.

   Emergency personnel are responding to the scene.

Gorgeous sleek Delta needs a home

Visit her at the Calaveras Animal Shelter in San Andreas

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Grass Fire in Clements

   April 24, 2019 at 12 Noon:  A grass fire has been reported at Liberty Road and Mackville Road in the Clements area.

   Local fire personnel are responding.

Motorcycle collision on Hwy 49

   April 24, 2019 at 11:10 AM:  A motorcycle and car collision has been reported on Hwy 49 near the  Cement Plant Bridge in San Andreas.

    An air ambulance is en route to the scene for major injuries.

Elizabeth Frances Coil of Copperopolis

   Elizabeth Frances Coil of Copperopolis passed away suddenly on April 8, 2019 at the age of 33. Beth, as she was better known, was born in Sonora in 1985 to William

Wild horses for adoption in Oakdale

    On May 18 and 19, 2019 there will be an adoption of wild horses and burros captured in California and Nevada.

   It will be held at the Oakdale Rodeo Grounds at 1624 East. F Street and it begins at 9 AM on Saturday.  Only $25 for adoption.

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

Obituaries in Calaveras County

  Those who passed away in Calaveras County recently include:

   Robert P. Woods who passed away March 30, 2019 at the age of 81

   Albert D. Zahniser, who passed away on April 5, 2019 at the age of 68.

  Sorry for your loss!

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,