Sunday, June 30, 2019

Beto O'Rourke spoke directly to Hispanics

  Since he is fluent in Spanish, Beto O'Rourke went directly to Telemundo viewers and others who's primary language may be

Pete Buttigieg is correct

   " For a party that associates itself with Christianity to say that it is okay to suggest that God would smile on the

Saturday, June 29, 2019

Calaveras Animal Services blocks surrenders due to Canine Influenza

   Amador County has an outbreak of Canine Influenza and Calaveras County is very concerned about the spread.

   If your dog seems sick take him to a vet immediately. No surrenders will be accepted by the county due to fear of the disease.

Tryon and Angels Gun Club still fighting

   The lawsuit between Tom Tryon and the Angels Gun Club is continuing and is now being heard by Calaveras Supervisors.

Two year old killed by family dog

   A two year old boy has been attacked and killed by the family dog; a pit bull - mastiff mix in his own back yard in Newman.

   Sadly, the child was taken to the hospital but could not be saved.

Fire at Woodward Reservoir was ARSON

   According to CalFire, the fire reported on June 27, 2019 at Woodward Reservoir was

Friday, June 28, 2019

Candyrock KKK leader dreaded in community

   We don't really think its necessary to repeat, but the fact is that the leader of the Candyrock KKK is hated, avoided and considered a menace to Calaveras County.

   Like most racist and KKK leaders, he is dreaded so much that even relatives go way out of their way to avoid this menace.

Calaveras Democrats meet

   The Calaveras Democrats will hold their regular monthly meeting on July 9, 2019 with guest speaker Peter Maurer, Planning Director.

   The meeting begins at 5:30 PM in the Chesebrough Room of the Main Library in San Andreas.

Do your STROKE-LYER neighbors smell bad?

Thursday, June 27, 2019

Oreo is gorgeous

   If you are looking for a sweet, gently kitty, you couldn't miss by adopting Oreo, a short haired black and white.

   Visit her at the Calaveras Animal Services Cat House in San Andreas.


Wednesday, June 26, 2019

San Francisco bans all tobacco

   Assuming the mayor signs it, San Francisco will become the first major US city to ban all tobacco products, including E-cigarettes.

   Is this a sign of the future, or just one liberal US city on its own?  We'll see!

Mueller will testify in July

   On 17, 2019 Robert Mueller will testify before two House committees. He was served with a subpoena to assure his cooperation.

   Whether he will go beyond what was in his report is unclear, but at least he will testify, and publicly for the American people to see and hear.

San Andreas woman arrested

   On June 25, 2019 Calaveras Sheriff deputies arrested Samantha Marie Marley (26) of San Andreas on Lombardi Drive.

   Marley was booked into the Calaveras County Jail for several alleged outstanding warrants for Forgery, Counterfeiting and using others ID to get credit, all felonies and for several various misdemeanor warrants.

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Is that Mr. Mustache in the Supervisor meeting audience?

   It appears that losing Supervisor Oliveira (Mr. Mustache) is in the audience at the Calaveras Supervisors meeting today, July 25, 2019.

   We aren't sure what his purpose is or what he intends to speak about.  Chair Garamendi is absent today and Callaway is running the meeting.

Budget Hearings in Calaveras!

  With less money available in the coming year, the Calaveras Board of Supervisors is watching their pennies during current budget hearings.

   It's clear that some things that were planned will be postponed to the future. Which ones are not yet known or decided by the board.

Monday, June 24, 2019

Major injury collision in Tuolumne

   June 24, 2019 at 5:20 PM:  A major injury collision has been reported on Buchanan Drive near Canyon Road in Tuolumne.

   An ambulance and tow truck responded to the scene. Only one vehicle was involved.

Arrest at Zippy Mart

   On June 22, 2019 Calaveras Sheriff deputies arrested Krista Lynn Swift (38) of San Andreas at the Valley Springs Zippy Mart.

    Swift was booked into the Calaveras County Jail for alleged Burglary, a felony.

Arnold man arrested

   On June 20, 2019 Calaveras Sheriff deputies arrested Ryan J. Utterback (32) of Arnold at the Calaveras County Jail in San Andreas.

   Utterback was booked into the Jail

Burglary arrest in Murphys

   On June 21, 2019 Calaveras Sheriff deputies arrested Anthony Delbert Fults (19) of Murphys on Hwy 4.

   Fults was booked into the Calaveras County Jail for alleged 1st degree burglary and Vandalism.

Dogs die in hot cars!!

Corruption on the right NEVER ENDS!

   The judge in the Manafort case says that Manaforts attorney was exchanging hundreds of text messages with Hannity of FOX NEWS during the case, which of course, were then passed on to Trump, right?

   There is no end to the mental illness and corruption in this bunch of crazies, is there?

Right Wingers wear diapers?

   Every since I reported finding my neighbors trash dumped on my land and reported it to the

Toby Kieth coming to Ironstone

Tickets available now on presale at Ticketmaster.  Use code PICKUP and win
a chance at FREE lift tickets at Bear Valley this upcoming season.

Grand Jury report to be released

   The Calaveras County Grand Jury Report for 2018-19 will be released on June 28, 2019 at 4 PM.

   We will be posting parts of it here on the site, but not all of it.

Bernice needs a home!

We are told that Bernice is a real character. Visit her at the Calaveras
Animal Services Cat House in San Andreas.

Supervisor Callaway has our backs--Bridges

   First of all, we want to thank Supervisor Callaway for challenging Gary Toffanelli and Chair Garamendi when they did not follow through on their promised meetings

CalFire prescribed burns in Amador-El Dorado counties

   CalFire plans to hold prescribed burns in Amador and El Dorado County on June 26 and 27, 2019.

   Burns are planned on Lyons Ranch and Baer Ranch if weather allows.

Sunday, June 23, 2019

Charles Dudley at it agaaaain???

   We 've had many complaints about a man from Amador County posting Facebook items

CalFireNews BEWARE of CalFireNews!!!!

    A site called CalFireNews is NOT the REAL CalFire folks.

   This is a private site run by a private individual. How he got the right

Roy Moore---"I'm BAAAACK!"

There's the Moore WEINER!  "I never
   Hard to get rid of racial and sexual infestations is proven by Roy Moore's announcement that he will again run for Senate in Alabama.

   "Thank you! " says Chuck Schumer, who considers this a gift for Doug Jones re-election.

Angels Camp Police warn of power shutdown

   Angels Camp Police have issued a warning to residents that PG&E may be issuing power shut offs due to fire danger in this area also.

   They warn that gas pumps, in addition to the city's water treatment plants will be affected, in addition to residents and businesses and could last several days at a time.

Fire in La Grange

   June 23, 2019 at 11:10 AM:  A vegetation fire has been reported on Milpitas Road near Las Cruces Road in La Grange.

   Several units, including water tenders are responding to the scene.

Body found at Pardee inlet

   Be careful when you decide to go swimming in the Mokelumne or any other river

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

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!

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.

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.

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.

Saturday, June 1, 2019

Recent marriages in Calaveras County

   Some of those who recently applied for marriage licenses in Calaveras County are:

  Joseph Arthur