Saturday, August 31, 2019

5 dead and 21 injured in West Texas shootings

   Three officers are included in the injured in a wild shooting spree from and car and then a hijacked mail truck in the towns of Odessa and Midland, Texas.

   Five are confirmed dead. The shooter is also dead, killed in a shootout with officers in a theater parking lot.

Motorcycle collision on Hwy 49

   August 31, 2019 at 7 PM:  A motorcycle has been reported as crashed on Hwy 49 and Dell Orto in Mokelumne Hill.

   An ambulance is responding to the scene.  Possibility of alcohol being involved in this collision.

Fire in Sutter Creek

   UPDATE:  Fire is approximately 1/2 acre in size.  Two other fires have now been reported along Hwy 88 in the Martell area.

Collision in Valley Springs

     August 31, 2019 at 11:40 AM:  A collision has been reported at Hwy 26 and Hwy 12 in Valley Springs.

   No injuries have been indicated.

Debris burn on Moran Road????

   August 31, 2019 at 10:25 AM:  Hard to believe but a debris burn has been reported on Moran Road near Linda Drive in the Arnold area.

   All burning has been suspended now for months due to fire danger.  Fire personnel are responding to the report.

Friday, August 30, 2019

Coffee Talk in Angels Camp

   On September 3, 2019 there will be a no agenda coffee talk at the Angels Camp Business Association office at 300 S. Main Street.

   The time is 8 AM to 10 AM and you do not have to be an ACBA member to attend.

Mini Cooper overturned

   August 30, 2019 at 8:30 AM:  A Mini Cooper has reportedly overturned on Red Corral Road and Defender Grade Road between Pioneer and West Point.

   Roadway is blocked. Attempting to get driver out of vehicle. An ambulance has been dispatched to the scene.

Thursday, August 29, 2019

Smokey say be carefull this weekend

Nearly half of the Amazon Rainforest gone!

   Since humans started farming nearly half of the Amazon Rainforest has disappeared and the fires are still burning out of control.

   Since the president of Brazil, Trump and some other anti-Climate Change officials deny the effect, who knows how long it may burn.

Help with fire in Oakdale

   UPDATE: As of 10:35 AM most fire equipment is being released. Fire is under control.

UPDATE at 8:50 AM:  Additional crew

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

City of Angels raising water rates again

   You know whenever the Angels Camp City Council says they want to hear from it citizens about whether to raise the water rates, that something is up!

   The usual course of events is that they have already made the decision and WILL raise your water and sewer rates soon!

Deaths in Calaveras County July 2019

   Among those who passed away in Calaveras County in 2019 were:

   Danny M. Bader, who died on July 24, 2019 at the age of 64.

   George W.

Labor Day Festival in Arnold

   The annual Labor Day Arts and Crafts Festival will be held in downtown Arnold this weekend, August 31 and September 1, 2019.

    Vendors of all types of crafts and food will be showing their wares on Hwy 4.

McClintock last Republican STANDING in Sierras

   Tom McClintock was extremely upset that he was the ONLY Republican in

Shakespeare and Wine in Murphys

   On September 13, 2019 the Murphys Creek Theater will hold a Shakespeare and Wine

Major injuries in big rig crash

     CHP is at the scene of a big rig crash at Hwy 120 and Main Street in Manteca. A big rig

Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Catherine Gibson, longtime Eastern Star member

     Catherine (Cathy) Jean Gibson, born September 6, 1952, passed away August 16, 2019 in

Major injury collision on Hwy 4

   According to a CHP report on August 265 2019 at approximately 5:30 PM Mary Hansen (75) of

Collision in Farmington

   August 27, 2019 at 8:55 AM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Hwy 4 at Drais Road in the Farmington area.

   It isn't clear but may be some type of industrial related collision.  CHP is responding to the scene.

What is a First Lady to say?????

Oh, I would love to get to know
Kim Jung Un. So tall and sexy
he is!
   The First Lady Trump had to issue a press release after her husband Trump stated in France that Melania had gotten to know Kim Jung

Car goes off cliff in Copperopolis

   August 27, 2019 at 8 AM:  A car reportedly went off the cliff on Obyrnes Ferry Road in Copperopolis, just on the edge of the Tuolumne County side of the bridge.

   Fortunately, only minor injuries resulted from this crash. A tow truck is responding to the scene.

Monday, August 26, 2019

Please privatize the Post Office

   Most everyone knows that the US Post Offices would be better run by a UPS or FED EX, and they are nice

Trump: China called me last night!???

   Trump lies every time he opens his mouth. You just never know what will come out of that pie hole

Major injuries in Murphys collision

   On August 25, 2019 around 4:25 PM, per the CHP report, Kevin Horigan (59) of Murphys was driving a 2013 Mazda on Hwy 4 near Williams Street.

    Janet LynchGillespie (65) of San Jose was

Election Forum at Bret Harte High School

  On September 25, 2019 at 5:45 PM the Calaveras County Democratic Central Committee will hold a public forum for the upcoming Congressional primary

Biden forgets where he is....

   As often happens to candidates during their hundreds of campaign stops, Joe Biden forget where he was while speaking yesterday.

    He praised the state of Vermont, but was actually in New Hampshire. Sometimes they need it written on their foreheads, so as not to embarrass themselves.

Sex Offender arrested in Valley Springs

   On August 24, 2019 Calaveras Sheriff deputies arrested Paul Ray Griffith (48) of Valley Springs on Scenic

Arrest at Big Trees Market

   On August 23, 2019 Calaveras Sheriff Deputies arrested Jason Antione Cachuex (37) of Forest Meadows at Big Trees

Sunday, August 25, 2019

New hotel coming to Copper

  During 2020 the Copperopolis Town Square will be adding a hotel to its complex, including 30 guest

Dangerous White Supremacists are EVERYWHERE!

  If they disturb you in any way, report them.  We hear that neighbors who feel they have racists next

Saturday, August 24, 2019

Trump went to the G-7, or actually G-6 + 1

Trump is in France, with the other NORMAL leaders of the represented
countries in the group. They're calling it the G-6 + 1 for Trump!

Overturned vehicle in Escalon

   August 24, 2019 at 10:30 AM:  Two vehicles have reportedly collided and overturned into a ditch on Lone Tree Road and Henry Road in Escalon.

    An ambulance and tow truck are responding to the scene.

Tents at Arnold True Value

True Value in Meadowmont Shopping Center has tents
and shade canopies available.

Major water leak in Copperopolis

   Although CCWD worked through the night of August 23, 2019 they were unable to locate the leak that worsened on August 22, 2019 on Copper Cove Drive.

   Crews will return to the area on Monday and meanwhile, will watch the leak over the weekend.

Friday, August 23, 2019

The Obamas moving to Martha's Vineyard

The Obamas are reported to be in escrow to buy this mega estate
in Martha's Vineyard.  Yes, where the Kennedy Family
has their estate.

Thomas Osborn of Angels Camp

  Thomas Charles Osborn, lifetime resident of Altaville and Angels Camp, passed away August 20, 2019 at his home in Angels Camp. He was 78.

   Tom spent most of his life

DOW closes DOWN 600 points

   After China retaliated against Trumps tariffs this morning, the stock market took a hit.

   The DOW closed 600 points down.  Will Trump ever learn?

If you see this truck parked hiding at your neighbors...... know that something corrupt is going on. Neighborhood disputes
over refusal to allow a driveway through YOUR land to a narrow street
behind your property have resulted in years of harassment and
abuse.  In case you don't recognize it, it's a CA State vehicle and will
be reported as a complaint. Mental case on narrow street will never stop!!
NEVER will you get a street through this land!!! The State is
shameful to allow themselves to get involved in this stuff!!

Fire reported on Hwy 4

   UPDATE:  Fire reported as 3 to 5 acres on the Calaveras County side.  Accessible near Natural Bridges

Not hazardous spill in Sutter Creek

   August 23, 2019 at 10 AM:  What was first believed to be hazardous material is actually 200 gallons of

Crash on Hwy 49

   August 23, 2019 at 9:55 AM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Hwy 49 at Meacham Ranch Road just outside

Sarah Huckabee Sanders going where she belongs.....

   After a few weeks of applying for jobs, Trump got Sarah Huckabee Sanders a job at FOX News...BIG surprise.

    This is exactly

Thursday, August 22, 2019

If you don't own 5 guns.......

   According to an internet ad we saw, if you don't own at least 5 guns, donate to Tom McClintock

Bear Valley Season Passes Available now

   A season pass to Bear Valley Ski Resort is now available.  You can save $100 by getting yours before October 31, 2019.

   The cost for the 2019-20 season is $739.

Trump claims "I'm the chosen one!"

After this nut case conspiracy theorist called Trump the
King of Israel and the 2nd coming of God, Trump
looked up

Douglas Flat man arrested

   On August 21, 2019 Calaveras Sheriff deputies arrested David Arthur Eastwood (20) of Douglas Flat on St. Charles Street

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

GMC vs pole results in death of driver

    According to the CHP report,  on August 20, 2019 at approximately 1:20 PM Benjamin Luther Beck (47) of Copperopolis was driving a 2003 GMC Sonoma on Copper Cove

"Romeo and Juliet" coming to Murphys

   Murphys Creek Theater will present "Romeo and Juliet" from September 13, 2019 to October

Car Fire reported in San Andreas

   August 21, 2019 at 9:15 AM:  A car fire has been reported on Poole Station Road at Hwy 49 in San Andreas.

   Several engines and a water tender are responding. Occupants are out of the vehicle.

Jackson resident arrested in West Point

   On August 20, 2019 Calaveras Sheriff deputies arrested Zachary Elliot Cockerton (43) of Jackson, on Bald Mountain Road

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Truck vs. Power pole in Copperopolis

   August 20, 2019 at 1:30 PM:  A truck reportedly struck a power pole on Copper Cove Drive near Cheyenne in Copperopolis.

   An ambulance is responding. The pole is on top of the truck. PG&E has been notified.

Why should Democrats save the LOSER Post Offices?

   The US Postal Service has been losing money for as long as most can remember. Working faster with less employees

Elizabeth Montgomery AT IT AGAIN???? FAKING NICE????

   After getting in trouble and causing all kinds of problems, then trying to get articles removed from

Calaveras Sheriff SAYS he just wants to keep residents SAFE????? Or are you one of the White Supremacist criminals?

   Rick DiBasilio is speaking before the Calaveras Supervisors this morning, and started off by saying he's wanting more restrictions and to increase the cost to cannabis farmers,

Monday, August 19, 2019

Callaway gets Supervisors approval for money: Murphys Road bridge work begins

   After much discussion, the Calaveras Superviors approved moving money to make it possible

Wi-Fi deadbolts

...available from ALCAL Glass and Door
Meadowmont Shopping Center in Arnold
Call 209-795-9240

Larry Kudlow was reminded of his 2008 mistake

   Top economic advisor to Trump, Larry Kudlow, was on Meet the Press yesterday, bragging

Woman arrested for causing fire

   On August 17, 2019 Calaveras Sheriff Deputies arrested Leanna Lisa Corpening (21) of Valley Springs on Oak Street.

   Corpening was booked into the Calaveras County Jail for allegedly Causing a Fire to a Structure or forest, a felony and for Obstructing or Resisting Arrest, a misdemeanor.

Sunday, August 18, 2019

Millennials and minorities will decide about Trump!!

  It seems that many of the BOOMERS and other older generation Americans are so set on taking America back to the 1950's that they won't even

Dear Editor: So much crime in Arnold! We need a new Sheriff!!

   Dear Editor: 

    Sometimes its shocking to hear about how much crime there is in the Arnold area.  Whether its vandalism, petty theft or right wing threats, Ebbetts Pass is

Motorcycle crash on Hwy 99

  UPDATE:  Four officers have been dispatched to this crash.  Major injuries have

49ers face Broncos Monday night

   In a preseason game, the SF 49ers will face the Denver Broncos at 5 PM on Monday night, August 19, 2019.

    The game is in Denver.  The Niners won their game with the Cowboys 17-9. 

SF Giants in Arizona today

   At 1 PM today the SF Giants (63-61) will face the Diamondbacks (61-63) in Arizona.

   The Giants are in 2nd place in the NL West.

Car vs. deer on Hwy 26

   Auaugst l8, 2019 at 9:30 AM:  A car reportedly struck a deer on Hwy 26 near Hwy 88 in Pioneer.

   An ambulance and tow truck are responding to the scene. Be cautious if headed that way.

Saturday, August 17, 2019

Calaveras Supervisors have Cannabis on agenda again

   On Tuesday August 20, 2019 Calaveras Supervisors have one main agenda item: Captain Macedo of the Sheriff's department.

   The agenda item is Cannabis regulation in Calaveras County.  There is sure to be a crowd at that meeting.

Body found may be missing woman

  Search teams looking for Helen Coultrup in the area of Wilseyville where her car was located, on August 16, 2019  found

Friday, August 16, 2019

Rim Trail building Saturday--volunteers!

   On August 17, 2019 all volunteers should gather at the Hathaway Pines Ranger Station at 8:30 AM to start trail building for the morning.

   Wear layers as it gets warmer during the morning. Bring water, hat, bug repellent, etc.

Collision on Hwy 26

   August 16, 2019 at 10:10 AM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Hwy 26 at Heinemann Road in Rancho Calaveras.

   Minor injuries were a result of this single car collision. A tow truck is responding to the scene.

Kayla needs a new home--abandoned in house

Pretty Kayla was found abandoned in a vacant house and is now
available for adoption at the Calaveras Animal Shelter in
San Andreas. 

CCWD lifts 'boil water' order on Hwy 4

   Late on August 15, 2019 Calaveras County Water District lifted the 'boil water' restriction for residence in the area of Brice Station Road on Hwy 4.

   The order had been put in place due to a pipe break by the contractor for the new Reach 1 project.

Major injuries in Hwy 49 collision

   According to CHP Lana McCartney (68) of Mokelumne Hill was driving a 2017 on Hwy 49 and came to a stop at Hwy 12 in San Andreas about 1:45 PM

Wild and Crazy Peeping???

   On August 17, 2019 from 6 to 8:30 PM the Manzanita Arts Emporium in downtown

MIssing San Andreas woman

   According to the Calaveras Sheriff's Office on Saturday August 3, 2019 Helen Coultrup was reported missing from her

Metal on Hwy 49

   August 16, 2019 at 9:20 AM:  A piece of sheet metal has been reported on Hwy 49 near Deer Creek Road outside Angels Camp.

   CHP has been notified and is responding to the area.  Be extra cautious until the hazard can be removed from the roadway.

CHP now at scene of Caltrans hazard

   August 16, 2019 at 9 AM:  After a complaint, CHP is now at the location of Caltrans work at Hwy 16 and Hwy 124 outside Plymouth.

   A driver had called in that it was a major traffic hazard without a CHP officer present.

Assault with a Firearm arrest

   On August 15, 2019 Calaveras Sheriff deputies arrested Christopher David Schuermann (34) of West Point at his residence on Skull Flat Road.

   Schuermann was booked into the Calaveras County Jail for alleged Assault with a Firearm, a felony and for Battery on a Spouse, a misdemeanor.

Thursday, August 15, 2019

Dunbar House now part of Victorian Inn in Murphys

   We just learned that the owner of Victorian Inn in Murphys, Michael Ninos, has now added the Dunbar

Boy Scouts have 900 sexual complaints filed

   Authorities now admit that there have been 900 complaints of sexual misconduct by people in authority in the Boy Scouts of America.

   Shocking, since the Mormons, who run BSA, claim to be the most moral and project the most positive influence over the boys.  Scary stuff!!

Assault with Firearm arrest

  On August 13, 2019 Calaveras Sheriff deputies arrested Chris Laurence Long (36) of Valley Springs on Shadow Court.

   Long was booked into the Calaveras County Jail for alleged Assault

Felony DUI arrest in Angels Camp

   On August 13, 2019 Angels Camp Police arrested Jeff Robert Banker (57) of Vallecito at the CVS Pharmacy.

   Banker was booked into the Calaveras County Jail for alleged DUI with Prior Convictions, a felony and for DUI Alcohol or Drugs and DUI over .08%, misdemeanors.

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Ford Explorer strikes tree in Mokelumne Hill

   August 14, 2019 at 11:30 AM:  A grey Ford Explorer has reportedly struck a tree on Ridge Road in Mokelumne Hill.

   Emergency personnel, including an ambulance are responding to the scene.

Rolling Stones in Bay Area

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

CCWD contractor breaks pipeline--BOIL WATER NOTICE!

   The contractor working on the Reach 1 pipeline project for CCWD has broken a pipeline and now CCWD has been forced to issue a boil water notice to customers.

   Brice Station Road and Three Mile Drive customers off Hwy 4, are currently under the BOIL
WATER order. It isn't known how long it will last.

Man arrested at Valley Springs church

   On August 12, 2019 Calaveras Sheriff deputies arrested Cory Lee Cassel, Jr. (41) of Valley Springs at the Methodist Church on Sequoia Ave. in Valley Springs.

   Cassel was booked into the Calaveras County Jail for allegedly Receiving Stolen Property, Possession of Controlled Substance Paraphernalia and Possession of Fireworks without a permit, misdemeanors, and for Violation of Probation, a felony.

Fire in Jamestown

   According to Calfire, 21 acres was burned on August 8, 2019 by a wildfire that was reported on Preston Lane in Jamestown.

    The cause of the fire is yet to be determined. It is now 100% contained.

Carol Watson, an Arnold Angel

    Carol Ann Simpson Watson was born April 7, 1936 in Seattle, Washington. In 1953 she moved

DOJ's Barr takes over Epstein case, protecting Trump??

   Since we all know that William Barr is the attorney general of Trumps dreams; that he protects Trump no matter

OP-ED: The grandchildren are now safe!!! Are you still trying to run down wildlife??

   Dear Postal:

    After years of telling the world that you are terrified of Ebbetts Pass black bears and that

Monday, August 12, 2019

Motorcycle crash in West Point

   August 12, 2019 at 11 AM:  A motorcycle collision has been reported with a Dodge Durango on Hwy 26 near Higdon Road in West Point.

   An ambulance and tow truck are responding to the scene.  The motorcycle apparently had been seen driving at high speeds prior to the collision.

Turnabout: Scaramucci ends Trump support

Scaramucci was much more somber in his CNN
interview than in earlier appearances.
   After many years of supporting Trump no matter what he did, Anthony Scaramucci went

Sunday, August 11, 2019

Why do ex-dirty cops make good gardeners???

Uhhhh...because they're PINK???? Or because they STINK!!

Collision in Burson

    August 11, 2019 at 12 Noon:  A traffic collision has been reported on Burson Road at Hwy 12 in Burson.

   Emergency personnel are responding, including an ambulance.

Saturday, August 10, 2019

Woman arrested for arson

   A suspected arsonist has been arrested for allegedly setting a grass fire on Wednesday morning August 7, 2019, according

Jeffrey Epstein is dead!

   It was reported earlier this morning that Jeffrey Epstein, being held without bail in New York, was found unresponsive in

Friday, August 9, 2019

Rebecca Callen leaving for the BIG BUCKS!

Callen was a fairly frequent guest
on Al Segalla's TV show
   Admitting that she is leaving the employ as Calaveras County Auditor-Controller to make the big money

Trump signs admit your racism?

   We have noticed a couple of Trump signs in Calaveras in the last week, especially since the mass killing of Hispanics in El Paso.

    Don't those signs tell everyone that you are a racist scum just like Trump? How embarrassing!

Motorcycle collision in Sutter Creek

   August 9, 2019 at 9:10 AM:  A motorcycle crash has been reported on Manzanita Road near Shake Road in the Sutter Creek area.

   An ambulance and tow truck are responding to the scene. Be extra cautious if headed that way.

Cannabis bust on Fricot City Road

  On August 8, 2019 Calaveras Sheriff deputies arrested Randall Jay Nathan (75) of Sheep Ranch at his residence on

Thursday, August 8, 2019

Dirty old man!!!


Elder Abuse arrest in Arnold

   On August 7, 2019 Calaveras Sheriff deputies arrested Michael Daniel Linebaugh (31) of Arnold at his residence on 2nd Street.

   Linebaugh was booked into the Calaveras County Jail for allegedly Stealing from an Elderly Dependent, Grand Theft and Vandalism, all felonies and for Cruelty to an Elderly Dependent Adult, a misdemeanor.

Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Hundreds claim sexual abuse in Boy Scouts

   Nearly 700 men are now suing the Boy Scouts of America, claiming they were victims

Collision report in Murphys

   According to CHP on August 4, 2019 around 6:10 PM Brandy Terry (39) of Vallecito was driving

Sheriff DiBasilio LIES!!!

DiBasilio hides from the REAL
criminals, the racist DIRTY COPS
   Recently Sheriff DiBasilio, WHITE SUPREMACIST and DIRTY COP LOVER and protector,

Democrats meet

August 13, 2019 at 5:30 PM
Main Calaveras Library in San Andreas

Popular Rusty Duck is no more

   A very popular restaurant located on the river in Sacramento has demolish written on its doors.

   No word is seen yet that it may be rebuilt at any time.

Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Huckabee says "Prayers are ENOUGH!"

   Sarah Huckabee Sanders (ex-press secretary to Trump) criticized the press and public

Trump should fear Beto O'Rourke!!

   No one has come out stronger against Trump since the 2 most recent mass shootings

Major injury crash in Angels Camp

   According to CHP on August 5, 2019 around 8:40 AM Andrew Futterman (30) of Concord was driving a

Monday, August 5, 2019

DOW closed 760 points DOWN

   In the worst day of trading in 2019 the DOW Jones average closed 760 points lower today.

   Whether its the tariffs, the shootings or the FED, buyers and sellers were not happy.


Angels Camp man arrested at Taco Bell

   On August 2, 2019 Angels Camp Police arrested Kevin Charles Wood (24) of Angels Camp at the Taco Bell

Danny Mark Bader

   Danny Mark Bader was born May 25, 1955 in Lehr, South

Sunday, August 4, 2019

Saturday, August 3, 2019

Gilroy Garlic festive shooter....

   Turn out the shooter at the Gilroy Garlic Festive was not shot and killed by police officers, as had been originally believed.

   According to the Santa Clara County Coroner, his wound was self-inflicted.  The police seem surprised.

Major injuries in San Andreas crash

   On August 1, 2019 around 1:45 PM, according to the CHP report, Lana McCartney (68) of Mokelumne Hill was driving a 2017

Overturned car in West Point

   August 3, 2019 at 9 AM:  A car has reportedly overturned on Hwy 26 in West Point.

    Emergency personnel, including an ambulance, are responding.

Thursday, August 1, 2019

Smokey says

Arrest for Vehicle Theft

   On July 31, 2019 Angels Camp Police arrested David Martin Metcalfe (29) of Sonora on Gold Cliff Road in Angels Camp.

   Metcalfe was booked into the Calaveras County Jail for alleged Vehicle Theft, a felony and for Receiving Stolen Property and Possession of Burglary Tools, both misdemeanors.