Monday, June 17, 2019

Smokey says......

Overturned big rig leaking

  June 17, 2019 at 12:05 PM:  A big rig has overturned on Hwy 108 at J 59 near Jamestown, and is spilling diesel fuel.

  No injuries are indicated. A HAZMAT crew is responding to the scene, along with a big rig tow.

Gloria Vanderbilt dies at 95

   Gloria Vanderbilt, socialite and fashion designer passed away today of advanced

Collision in Rancho Calaveras

   June 17, 2019 at 9:25 AM:  A collision has been reported on Baldwin Street in Rancho Calaveras.

   A single vehicle collision, the RP doesn't know if they hit something or if just ran into the ditch.

Sunday, June 16, 2019

Collision on Hwy 4

   June 16, 2019 at 12:05 PM:  A traffic location has been reported on Hwy 4 at Poole Station Road outside Angels Camp.

   Authorities are responding to the scene.

Aircraft reported down on Lake Tulloch

 UPDATE:  The plane has sunk. A dive team is responding.

UPDATE:  Plane apparently

Happy Fathers Day!

To all those fathers who pay their child support, buy the finest
quality foods for their purr boxes and never complain!

Trump compares 3rd FOREIGNER wife to Jackie Kennedy????? OMG!

The Trump KKK first lady in
all her glory!!! (barf)
   During a ridiculous interview with his F&F buddies yesterday, Trump tried to convince America that his 3rd FOREIGNER wife could

Car vs pole on Mountain Ranch Road

   June 16, 2019 at 9 AM:  A grey mustang reportedly struck a pole on Mountain Ranch Road near Michel Road in Mountain Ranch.

   The pole is still standing, but the car left the scene. CHP is investigating.

If your birthday is today, June 16....

  ..... you share it with rapper Tupac Shakur, Stan Laurel, golfer Phil Mickelson,

Saturday, June 15, 2019

Smokey asks WHY!

Car fire in Twain Harte

  June 15, 2019 at 12:45 PM:  A car fire has been reported on Hwy 108 at Twain Harte Road in Twain Harte.

   Fire personnel are responding to the scene.

ALL burn permits suspended

   Calfire has suspended ALL burn permits in Calaveras, Tuolumne, Eastern Stanislaus and San Joaquin counties.

   If you smell smoke, even at night or early mornings, report it to Calfire right away. There are some crazy racist fire bugs out there!


We'll miss you Sarah Huckaby

" I love you, Mr. Racist, corrup and mentally
disturbed Trump!"
  Leaving the White House Press Secretary job after 90 days without a press briefing and absolutely

Thursday, June 13, 2019

PIlot who landed on Manhattan building was not cleared

   The eradic pattern of the helicopter before it went down, crashing into the top of a 54 story Manhattan building, indicates the pilot may have been lost in the fog.

  No record of his calling the tower was indicated and he was not licensed to fly in the fog. The pilot was the only one to die in the crash.

Two vehicles strike deer

   June 13, 2019 at 9:45 AM:  Two separate vehicles have reportedly struck a deer on Twain Harte Drive and East Avenue in Twain Harte.

   Use deer alarms on your front bumpers to save yourself and the deer from unnecessary grief.

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Fire at Pardee

   June 12, 2019 at 10:20 AM:  A fire has been reported on Paloma Road at Pardee.

   Fire personnel are responding to the scene.

Wildfire preparedness in Murphys

   Supervisor Callaway has announced that the Murphys Fire Department, in cooperation with Calfire, will hold a wildfire preparedness day.

  On June 13, 2019 the public is invited to their training center on Jones Street at 6 PM.

Search continues for journalist

   A massive search for David Gordon Johnson is continuing along the Mokelumne River where his motorcycle was found.  There is no evidence of foul play.

   Along with clothing, a cell phone

Arrest at Pioneer Cemetery

   On June 11, 2019 Calaveras Sheriff deputies arrested David Frank Adams, Jr. (38) of Stockton at the Pioneer Cemetery in San Andreas.

    Adams was booked into the Calaveras County Jail

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Callaway needs to listen: Toffanelli cannot be TRUSTED!!

   Many have warned Supervisor Callaway that Supervisor Toffanelli cannot be trusted to vote for

Trent Fiorino smacked down at Calaveras Supervisors

   Being called a MENACE to Society, among other things, Trent Fiorino, a pastor who reportedly calls those in the LGBTQ community sinners and worse, applied to be a D1 Planning Commissioner.

   Citizen after citizen stood up at the podium to tell the Supervisors how a lawsuit would likely happen, how Fiorino cannot separate his religious beliefs from the government, etc.

Fatal Head-on Collision on Hwy 49

    According to CHP the head-on collision reported June 9, 2019 on Hwy 49, resulted in one fatality.

     Occurring in the 13 curves area of Hwy 49, the roadway was closed for some time due to this collision. 

In the back of the Calaveras Supervisors chambers

   A new sign on the wall at the back of the Calaveras Supervisors Chambers this morning is what most of us are feeling across the country these days.

  ' ENOUGH IS ENOUGH!!  DUMP TRUMP!!!' the sign reads.

Monday, June 10, 2019

CalFire Captain killed in early AM crash

   On Saturday June 8, 2019 around 2:20 AM CHP received a report of a Subaru overturned

"Moon Over Buffalo" by Murphys Creek Theater

Trump's NO Brainer!

   Why they even bothered to try and interview Trump this morning on Squawk Box is unclear, but the resounding "What an idiot" rings loud and clear.

   He not only does not understand business, the stock market or trade and tariffs, but ended the conversation saying that adding tariff's for no reason is a NO-Brainer!   After he hung up one of the hosts said, 'Well the word NO BRAINER sure fits him!' amid laughter. 

Missing man's motorcycle located

      David Gordon Johnson, reported missing out of Sacramento, still remains missing. His motorcycle, however, was located at Big Bar outside of

Saturday, June 8, 2019

Don't let PG&E decimate your land!! Just say NO!!!

   Fortunately, we have a Supervisor in District 3 who listens to her constituents and has already met with PG&E

Vehicle pursuit and arrest in Ebbetts Pass

   On June 2, 2019 Calaveras Sheriff's deputies attempted to pull over a driver for a minor vehicle infraction on Mandel Road

Arts and Crafts Festival comes to Arnold

  On July 5 and 6, 2019 there will be an Arts and Crafts Festival on Hwy 4 in downtown Arnold.

   There will be all kinds of food, music and crafts available in the Bristol's parking lot both days.

Black bear cub caught at UC Davis released

  A very young bear cub caught on the UC Davis campus was released into the wild after being fitted with a collar.

   The cub was likely a one-year old, just separated from his mom.

Fire on Hwy 108

  UPDATE:  Air support was cancelled.  Fire being brought under control.

Jack Garamendi to speak at Calaveras Democrats meeting

   On Tuesday June 11, 2019 the Calaveras Democrats will hold their regular monthly meeting at the main library in

HOLY Guacamole!!! Colbert brought Trump to his senses?

    After Trump announced tariffs on products coming into the US from Mexico, Stephen Colbert got serious, pointing out the problem to the low

Red Flag Warning!!! Fire season in HERE! Listen to Smokey!

We must all do our part to prevent wildfires. PG&E refuses to do what it
needs to do; BURY THEIR LINES!  Cutting down all our trees is NOT
the answer.  And turning off the power?
Thank you Smokey, for reminding us to be careful!

California has 58 elected Sheriff's who believe they are GODS???

    Due to the trouble in Sacramento County with Sheriff Scott Jones not wanting any oversight of his department, the State is introducing a new law to make it possible for

Woman arrested at Treats in San Andreas

   On June 1, 2019 Calaveras Sheriff deputies arrested Joslyn Grace Payne Berard (23) with no known address, at Treats General Store in San Andreas.

   Berard was booked into the Calaveras County Jail for allegedly manufacturing, importing, selling or Possession of metal knuckles, a felony and for an outstanding warrant for failure to appear, a misdemeanor.

Body in burned-out vehicle investigation

The burned out car was similar to this
photo. If you have information, please
call the Calaveras Sheriff at 754-6500.
   The body found in the burned out vehicle near Hwy 4 and Telegraph in Copperopolis on the

Declawing cat illegal in New York

   The state of New York has become the first in the country, (and hopefully not the last), to pass a law making in illegal to declaw a cat.

   Cats lose their balance and are unable to defend themselves after their torturous practice is
completed. Come on, California! 

Calaveras Jail inmate work program expanded

   Now women will be allowed to work outside the jail on various projects, including landscaping, fire prevention, cemetery cleaning, etc, just as the men currently are.

   Credits for time-served is an incentive for this program.

Calaveras Supervisors to appoint new D 1 Planning Commissioner

   On Tuesday June 11, 2019 the Calaveras Supervisors will approve the appointment of a new Planning Commissioner for District 1.

   Two have applied for the position; Sharon Romano and Trent Fiorino.

Calaveras County Sheriff's Office hiring Bailiffs

   The Calaveras County Sheriff's Office is hiring 'extra hire bailiffs' to work a flexible work schedule in the new courthouse.

    Prisoner transport, courtroom security, and lobby screening are a few of the duties. Applicants must possess 832 PC Certificate. Call Laurie Murray for more information at 209-754-6324.