Monday, July 13, 2020

Actress Kelly Preston dies

   John Travolta's wife of 28 years, Kelly Preston, has died of breast cancer. She was

Bear at Katmai

Yes, they catch salmon right in their mouths. Amazing. You can watch them live
at Katmai, Brooks Falls, Alaska 

Elvis' grandson commits suicide

   Lisa Marie Presley's representative announced that Elvis' grandson, Benjamin Keough, 27, has

Mother warned me....

This one was sent to us by a friend in Copperopolis

Amanda Folendorf and Brynne Kennedy to speak

   The Calaveras Democrats will hold a meeting on Tuesday, July 14, 2020 and will

Grass fire reported off Hwy 49

   July 13, 2020 at 8:10 AM:  A grass fire has been reported off Hwy 49 and Poppy Hills Drive in the Tuttletown area.

   Fire personnel are responding.

Fire in Angels Camp

This photo taken and sent to us by a driver on Hwy 4 headed
towards Angels Camp.
  UPDATE:  Fire trucks were staged up behind the Travelodge to protect it.

Sunday, July 12, 2020

Car vs tree on Hwy 88

   July 12, 2020 at 1 PM:  A car went off Hwy 88 at Dew Drop Bypass, went down the embankment and reportedly struck a tree.

   An ambulance was dispatched for major injuries.  The highway had to be closed temporarily to rescue the injured.

Fire in Burson

   July 12, 2020 at 1:40 PM:  Yet another fire has been reported on Burson Road at Southworth Road in Burson.

   Fire personnel are responding to the scene.

Fire at Camanche

   July 12, 2020 at 1:30 PM:  A grass fire has been reported at Burson Road and Camanche Parkway at Camanche.

   Fire personnel are responding.

Lane closed on Mountain Ranch Road

   July 12, 2020 at 10:30AM:  One lane of Mountain Ranch Road in closed for tree work.

   Two trees are being taken down near the roadway.

If your birthday is today July 12...

 ...you share it with author Henry David Thoreau, actor Bill Cosby, Broadway producer Oscar Hammerstein, II,

Saturday, July 11, 2020

Cabinets spilled on Hwy 88

   July 11, 2020 at 2:30 PM:  Cabinets are reportedly laying on Hwy 88 at Jackson Valley Road in Jackson.

    Be extra cautious until CHP can clear the roadway.

Car vs. embankment on Hwy 88

   July 11, 2020 at 1:35 PM:  A car struck an embankment on Hwy 88 near Columbia Drive in the Mace Meadows area.

  No injuries have been indicated. 

Fire in Copperopolis

   UPDATE:  Hwy 4 is back open. Fires on both sides of Hwy 4 have been contained. Hwy 4 had to be shut down for awhile.

Fire near Drytown

   July 11, 2020 at 11:55 AM:  A field is reportedly on fire on Old Sacramento Road near Drytown.

   Fire personnel are responding to the scene.

Collision in Valley Springs

   July 11, 2020 at 11:15 AM:  A traffic collision has been reported at Hwy 12 and Hwy 26 in Valley Springs.

   It isn't known if there are injuries.

Calaveras Covid cases grow

      As of July 10, 2020 the number of cases of Covid 19 confirmed in Calaveras County has increased.

   No one has died from the virus but 67 people have been tested and are positive.

Friday, July 10, 2020

Overturned vehicle on Hwy 4

   July 10, 2020 at 4:30 PM:  A vehicle has reportedly overturned on Hwy 4 at Red Hill Road in Angels Camp.

     Apparently a fire started, but was extinguished quickly.  Be extra cautious if in the area. An ambulance is responding to the scene.

Collision in Pine Grove

   July 10, 2020 at 3 PM:  A collision has been reported on Hwy 88 in Pine Grove, in front of the El Dorado Bank.

   Two vehicles are involved, but there are no injuries indicated.

Fire in Clements

   July 10, 2020 at 1:55 PM:  A fire has been reported on Hwy 12 in the Clements area.

   Emergency vehicles are responding to the scene.

Special Angels Camp Council meeting

   The City of Angels Camp is holding a special council meeting on Tuesday July 14, 2020 in conjunction with the Calaveras Board of Supervisors.

   The purpose of the Special Meeting is to be covered on the Covid 19 situation in Calaveras County.

Randy Winans, lifetime resident of Calaveras

   Randy Winans, age 38, passed away on July 4, 2020. He was born March 29, 1982 in Sonora and was a lifelong resident of Calaveras County.

   At age 3

We try not to watch, but....

...something has to be done about the abuse of racehorses in
the U.S.  This mare was found

McClintock praises Trumps racism....

This is McClintock, terrified of protesters, being led out
by the arm, from his rally!!
   In a campaign letter, begging for money, Rep. Tom McClintock, (the worst

Collision in Linden

   July 10, 2020 at 7:35 AM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Milton Road at Duncan Road in Linden.

   A car slid off the roadway into a ditch. It isn't known if there are injuries.

Thursday, July 9, 2020

Car vs pedestrian in Sonora

   July 9, 2020 at 4:25 PM:  A car has struck a pedestrian on Main Street in Sonora near the BofA building.

   Emergency personnel are responding to the scene.

Fire in West Point

   UPDATE:  The fire is now under control.

Car fire on Hwy 4

   July 9, 2020 at 3:10 PM:  A car fire has been reported on Hwy 4 at Horseshoe Drive in Hathaway Pines.

   Calfire was called out. The drive train is on the ground.

Cows on Hwy 4

   July 9, 2020 at 2:45 PM:  Cows are reportedly on Hwy 4 at Hunt Road in the Copperopolis area.

   Be extra cautious until CHP can locate the owner and remove them from the roadway.

Hey TRUMP!! Black Lives Matter!!

Right smack in front of Trump Tower!!  

Collision in Burson

   July 9, 2020 at 1 PM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Hwy 12 at Burson Road in Burson.

   There is debris in the lanes, but there are no injuries indicated.

Collision in Angels Camp

   July 9, 2020 at 9:30 AM:  A three vehicle traffic collision has been reported on Main Street in Angels Camp.

   An ambulance is responding to the scene due to facial injuries.  One other person is also injured.

Kanye West throws away MAGA hat!!!

   Kanye West was recently approved to build his 52,000' home in Wyoming, a property he

You have to see this on the Post Office

   Tom Papa does a comedy sketch on the Post Office that is

Supreme Court rules against Trump....AGAIN!!

   The Supreme Court just announced their decision on Trump's demand to keep his taxes

Water outage in Ebbetts Pass

   According to CCWD on July 16, 2020 water will be off in Ebbetts Pass in the following

Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Truck hauling porta potties on fire

   July 8, 2020 at 3:45 PM:  A truck hauling porta potties is reportedly on fire on Hwy 120 at Jacksonville Road outside Moccasin.

   Several engines and water tenders are responding. A small area of grass alongside the roadway also caught fire.

Free Rabies Clinic

   FREE Rabies Clinic on July 25, 2020 from 9 to Noon

   Calaveras Animal Services at San Andreas Government Center

Smashed windshield in Valley Springs

   July 8, 2020 at 2:10 PM:  An elderly male driver reportedly struck a fire lane gate and smashed his windshield at Hwy 12 and Hwy 26 in Valley Springs.

   No injuries have been indicated.

Big rig blocking Hwy 4

   July 8, 2020 at 1:20 PM:  A 65' big rig on Hwy 4 near Bear Valley is reportedly concerned of becoming jackknifed in the roadway.

   Other drivers have reported the problem to CHP, who is en route to the area.

 

Two structure fires in Drytown

   UPDATE:  Hwy 49 is now reopened.

Professional building fire in Angels Camp

   On July 8, 2020 at around 12:30 AM a structure fire was reported at 500 Stanislaus Avenue

Shingle Springs fire under control

   As of 9 AM CalFire has the Brandon Fire under control in Shingle Springs.

   It reached 32 acres before being brought under 95% control.

 

Arson arrest in Butte County

  A woman who was spotted by CalFire officials on the edge of the Garden Fire in Butte County was arrested for allegedly starting two fires, which burned together for a total of 10 acres before it was stopped.

   Manderisa Kristen Tate (27) was booked into the Butte County Jail for alleged arson and is being held on $75,000 bail.

Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Collision in Copperopolis

   July 7, 2020 at 1:30 PM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Littlejohn Road at Quiver Road in Copperopolis.

     It isn't known if there are injuries.

June 2020 Marriage Licenses in Calaveras County

   Those who received marriage licenses in Calaveras County in June of 2020 include:

   Ryan David

Adventures of the short, filthy racist, bushy haired troll....and his fave gal friend thief !

   We hear that the Ebbetts Pass TROLL and his gal are out on patrol, trying to steal from

Three vehicle collision in Jamestown

   July 7, 2020 at 10:45 AM:  A three vehicle collision has been reported on Hwy 108 at Mill Villa Road in Jamestown.

   It isn't know if there are injuries. Be extra cautious in that area until cleared.

5400 acre fire in Gilroy

   The Crews Fire in Gilroy is now 5400 acres and is only 20% contained.

   1 home is destroyed and 30 others are threatened.  The cause is under investigation.

Black Bear catching a huge fish (sorry about the ad)

Worst 4th of July EVER!!

Sacramento's fire department answered dozens of calls
in a 30 minute time span on the 4th 
   Firefighters all over the state of California put out thousands of fires caused by

Colin Kaepernick is now part of the "Mouse House"

Congratulations to Kaepernick, who we also
consider to be our HERO!!  It takes guts to
stand up to the racists!!!!
   It was announced yesterday that Walt Disney has signed Colin Kaepernick to a

Monday, July 6, 2020

Traffic collision on Liberty Road

   July 6, 2020 at 2:15 PM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Liberty Road at Elliott Road outside Lockeford.

   A tow truck is responding to the scene.

Truck off road in San Andreas

   June 6, 2020 at 10:15 AM:  A truck has run of Mountain Ranch Road at Windmill Circle and down the hill in San Andreas.

   CHP and a tow truck are responding to the scene. An ambulance is also responding.

Semi with ramp stuck under tire

   June 6, 2020 at 10:10 AM:  A semi truck is hung up with his own loading ramp on Ridge Road at Hwy 88 in Pine Grove.

   The ramp was apparently left down at his last drop. A tow truck is responding.

Collision in Hathaway Pines

   July 6, 2020 at 10 AM:  A collision has been reported on Hwy 4 at Horseshoe in Hathaway Pines.

   It isn't known if there are injuries. This is the area where the pipeline is being worked on.

Trump wishes for the old days...before the Civil War

   In a campaign rally speech Trump gave at Mt. Rushmore on Friday night and again on July 4, 2020 at the White House, he went dark and hateful.

   Wishing for the days of slavery, before the Civil War, he promised to never allow a Confederate traitor's statue be removed, and made other sick comments for his racist base, trying to save his re-election.

Calaveras County deaths in June 2020

   Those who died in Calaveras County in June 2020 include:

    Nancy L. Baxter, who died on June 2, 2020  at the age of 78. Born

Collision in Mokelumne Hill

   UPDATE:  The vehicle is about 100' down the embankment.

Sunday, July 5, 2020

Man yelling at motorists

   July 5, 2020 at 12:25 PM:  CHP received a complaint that a man is yelling at motorists who drive by on Main Street in Sheep Ranch.

   He was apparently upset that his dog got run over, put a 10 MPH sign in the middle of the road and now flags and yells at speeders as they pass.

If your birthday is today, July 5....

  ..... you share it with Huey Lewis, actress Katherine Helmond,

Royal scandal

 
Ghislaine Maxwell, (recently arrested for her part in the Epstein
sex scandal) is shown here with Kevin Spacey (who has also been
investigated for sex charges) in the Queens throne room.
They were supposedly invited there by Prince Andrew, who has
also been implicated in the scandal.
Photo taken some time in 2002.


Cow in Sonora

     July 5, 2020 at 10 AM:  A cow has been reported wandering around on Hwy 108 at Mono Way in Sonora.

   Be extra cautious until CHP can locate the owner and remove the cow from the roadway.

Saturday, July 4, 2020

Fire near Melones

  UPDATE:  Additional units have been cancelled, along with CHP traffic control. Apparently being brought under control.  Illegal

Fire in Copperopolis

   July 4, 2020 at 10:40 PM:  A fire has been reported on Flint Trail in Copperopolis.

   Fire is approximately 1/4 acre is size and will be controlled shortly.`

Governors EX???

The Governor and his family at his inaugural. Hard to believe he
could ever have been with anyone like Guilfoyle!
  In case you have forgotten, Kimbery Guilfoyle, current girlfriend of Donald Trump, Jr. was

Collision in Lockeford

   July 4, 2020 at 10:35 AM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Hwy 88 at Liberty Road in Lockeford.

   No injuries have been indicated, but be extra cautious if in the area.

What happened to the Boy Scout Pond????

OP-ED: How were you raised???

   If you were raised in Calaveras County, you very likely were not much aware of the unrest

Collision at Camanche

   July 4, 2020 at 8:35 AM:  A car pulling a boat and an Escalade have reportedly collided on Wade Lane at the South Shore of Lake Camanche.

   CHP has already been called out to manage traffic at both the north and south shore entrances to the lake.

4th of July

The 4th of July isn't the same anymore....

Friday, July 3, 2020

Fire at Woodward Reservoir

   July 3, 2020 at 11:25 PM:  A fire has been reported on 20 Mile Road near Woodward Reservoir in Oakdale.

   Several engines are responding, including one from Altaville.

Fire in Valley Springs

   July 3, 2020 at 10:40 PM:  A fire has been reported on Thornicroft Avenue in Valley Springs.

   Apparently this fire was started by some type of fireworks or a firecracker.  Fire personnel is responding to the scene.

Jr's girlfriend has Covid 19

   Kimberly Guilfoyle, Trumps campaign chairman and girlfriend of Donald Trump

Covid 19 cases up to 53

   It has been reported that Calaveras County has increased its number of cases of the Covid 19 infections this week.

   The total number is now 53. There is concern that the county may have to return to closed down if the rate continues to increase.

Large structure fire in Escalon

   July 3, 2020 at 3 PM:  Firefighters are battling a large structure fire on Hall Road near Santa Fe Road in Escalon.

   Avoid the area as there are many engines at the scene.

Biden for President


Dog shot and killed in Jenny Lind

Roger Wayne Anderson (60) of Jenny
Lind in Calaveras County
  UPDATE:  Anderson surrendered to the Calaveras County Sheriff and is being held on $1,185,000 bail.

Thursday, July 2, 2020

Fire in Copperopolis

   UPDATE:  This fire reached a little over 10 acres before being

Multiple equipment to Soulsbyville house fire

   UPDATE:  Apparently the fire was extinguished prior to fire departments arrival.

City of Angels burglary

   July 2, 2020 at 9 AM:  It was just reported that someone broke into the utility payments box at the City of Angels Camp on Main Street.

   It isn't known how much was taken from the box.  If you dropped off a payment there, call City Hall.

Why does Calaveras allow dangerous fireworks??? Not in Ebbetts Pass!!

   For many years, the question has been asked why Tuolumne County has wisely

Farmers Market


Wednesday, July 1, 2020

Broken arm at Natural Bridges

   July 1, 2020 at 2:55 PM:  A woman reportedly broke her arm at Natural Bridges on Parrotts Ferry Road in Vallecito.

   An ambulance is responding to the scene.

Grass fire on Poole Station Road

    UPDATE:  Fire is 1/2 acre in size at this time.

Head injury at Snowshoe Brewery

   July 1, 2020 at 12:45 PM:  An ambulance is responding to a call for a 7 year old girl with a head injury at Snowshoe Brewery on Hwy 4 in Arnold.

  No other details are known at this time.


Trump calls Russian bounties intelligence "HOAX'!! Have video???

   Just like many other things that have leaked from this Trump White House, on twitter

Carl Reiner dies

    Carl Reiner has died in his Beverly Hills home at the age of 98.
 
    From his start on "The Show of Shows", his creation of the first TV sitcom, "The Dick VanDyke Show" and throughout his career, Carl Reiner made us laugh. He will be missed.

Facebook loses advertisers

   We learned this morning that Facebook's major advertisers are boycotting the company

"Unknown" cow wandering in Copperopolis

  UPDATE:  Caller says cow might charge construction workers in the area.

Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Head-on Collision on Hwy 26

   June 30, 2020 at 3 PM:  CHP is at the site of a head-on collision between a garbage truck and a SUV at Hwy 26 and Fine Road in Linden.

   An ambulance and tow trucks are responding to the scene.  Be extra cautious if in that area.

UPDATE: House rented, sorry

in Angels Camp, 3 BR, 2 BA, Family Room,

Battery against Peace Officer arrest

   According to the Calaveras Sheriff on June 29, 2020 Toby Armon Gordan-Evans (27)  of Sacramento was arrested at the Calaveras County Jail.

   Gordan-Evans was booked into the county jail for alleged Battery on a Peace Officer, a felony and for being Under the Influence of a Controlled Substance, a misdemeanor. 

Drowning at Camanche

   On June 28, 2020 around 12:30 PM Calaveras deputies responded to Camanche Reservoir where a 12 year old non-swimmer went under.

    The boy was pulled from the reservoir about 30' from shore in about 14' of water. 

Fire in Oakdale

   June 30, 2020 at 12 Noon:  A grass fire has been reported on Hwy 108 at Wilms Road in the Oakdale area.

   Fire personnel are responding to the scene.

Kittens for Adoption

Give a kitten a home. See them at the Calaveras Animal
Shelter in San Andreas

Do you believe????

   It's nearly impossible to believe anything that comes out of the mouth of TRUMP!

   But, if you believe that he "KNEW NOTHING" about Russia paying to kill

Monday, June 29, 2020

Motorcycle collision in Jamestown

   June 29, 2020 at 3:45 PM:  A motorcycle collision has been reported on Jamestown Road at Wigwam Road in Jamestown.

   An ambulance is responding to the scene.

Collision in Valley Springs

   June 28, 2020 at 2:30 PM:  A traffic collision has been reported at Hwy 26 and Hwy 12 in Valley Springs.

   An ambulance is responding to the scene.

Collision in Columbia

   June 28, 2020 at 1:50 PM:  A solo vehicle has crashed on Big Hill Road in Columbia.

   An ambulance is responding to the scene.

 

Murphys Fire Department Burglarized

    According to the Calaveras Sheriff, deputies were called to the Murphys Fire Department

Will PG&E survive? Do we want it to? Refuse to BURY lines!!

NOW they will put their lines underground!!!!!
When they kill 85 of us, will they put OUR
lines underground, too??????
   PG&E is now coming out of bankruptcy and is going to have to satisfy a federal judge that

Sunday, June 28, 2020

We are so proud!!

   The SierraSentinel.com is so proud to be the anti-TRUMP website of the Sierras.

    We will continue to publish the truth about Trump and his dirty racist cops and worshipers, gun nuts and his hateful politics!!!

If you don't vote, you are voting for TRUMP!!


Saturday, June 27, 2020

Motorcycle collision on Hwy 49

   June 27, 2020 at 3:55 PM:  A motorcycle collision has been reported on Hwy 49 near Electra Road outside Mokelumne Hill.

   An ambulance is responding to the scene.

Collision on Hwy 49

   June 27, 2020 at 3 PM:  A three vehicle head-on collision has been reported on Hwy 49 at Parrotts Ferry Road in Columbia.

   It isn't clear if there are injuries. Be extra cautious if headed that way.  There is debris all over the road.

NO Fireworks in Ebbetts Pass

  You've seen the big signs, from Murphys up Hwy 4 and over the pass.

   NO FIREWORKS!!   Pay attention or GET arrested!  Don't start fires in our forest, please!!

Fire on Doster Road

  UPDATE: at 2 PM;  Fire is now just under 5 acres.  Some of the dispatched air tankers have been sent back to Columbia without dumping.

Friday, June 26, 2020

Foam Ice Chests on Sale

Only $12.99 at your Arnold True Value
while they last!

Grass Fire in Farmington

 Update:  This fire is now reportedly out.

Calaveras deputy sheriff in collision

   June 26, 2020 at 11:30 AM:  A Calaveras Sheriff deputy car and another vehicle collided on Hwy 4 at Poole Station Road in Angels Camp.

   No injuries were indicated.  CHP is at the scene.

Collision at Melones

   June 26, 2020 at 8:30 AM: A vehicle collision including a motorcycle has been reported on the Calaveras side of the bridge on Hwy 49 at Melones.

   Emergency vehicles are responding to the scene.

Thursday, June 25, 2020

A NOOSE is a NOOSE is a NOOSE!!

  No matter what the FBI says, this photo shows that the rope hanging in the NASCAR garage is a NOOSE.

   Looks like the FBI has dropped the whole thing, though.

World UFO Day

Well, there's a DAY for everything!!

Salmon just starting to JUMP!

   The salmon have just started to attempt to jump up over Brooks Falls in Katmai Alaska.

   The bears will be waiting for them, hungry as ever.  You can watch live.

Joe Scarborough says....

Husband and wife and on air partners, Mika Brzenski
and Joe Scarborough are the stars of Morning Joe!
   During his Morning Joe show today, Joe Scarborough lambasted

Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Major injury collision in Valley Springs

   At approximately 9:30 PM on June 23, 2020 Brandon Maggard (34) of Rio Linda was

Meth is the problem.....

On June 24,  2020 Calaveras Sheriff deputies observed a man hiding a doll behind

Dangerous on Hwy 4

   June 24, 2020 at 3:15 PM:  CHP has received a complaint that the signage for the pipeline work on Hwy 4 isn't clear, nearly causing accidents.

   CHP is responding to the area near Avery.

Fire in Mountain Ranch

   June 24, 2020 at 12:45 PM:  A fire of trash has been reported on Jesus Maria Road at Penny Way in Mountain Ranch.

   Calfire is responding to the area.

Earthquake felt in Arnold

   At around 10:40 AM an earthquake was felt in Arnold that was centered in Lone Pine, CA.

   It was apparently at 5.8 magnitude quake.

Tree on fire

   June 24, 2020 at 8:25 AM:  A tree is reportedly on fire in the same area as the Valley Springs fire yesterday on Quail Oaks Road.

   Calfire is responding to the location reported.

Alfalfa gets arrested

   Bug Hall, known most for his portrayal of Alfalfa in the Little Rascals movie in the 90's was arrested in Texas.

   He was arrested for "huffing an air duster" after police were called to his hotel.

Calfire training burn in Fiddletown

   June 24, 2020:  Calfire is conducting a training burn in Fiddletown today.

   It is on the Amoruso Ranch vegetation management acreage.  There will be smoke in the area.

Big rig blocking Hwy 4

  June 24, 2020 at 7:45 AM:  A big rig is blocking Hwy 4 not far from the Hwy 207 cutoff in Ebbetts Pass.

   Be extra cautious if in that area until it can be moved.

Tuesday, June 23, 2020

Fall with broken leg at Natural Bridges

   June 23, 2020 at 4:30 PM:  A hiker fell and broke their leg with other injuries at Natural Bridges State Park.

   A rescue is taking place with an air ambulance waiting at Chalcedon in Vallecito.

Fire in Valley Springs

   UPDATE:  Hwy 26 is closed due to heavy equipment at Quail Oaks Drive.

Collision in Arnold

   June 23, 2020 at 4:05 PM:  A multi vehicle collision has been reported on Hwy 4 at Rancho Paradiso in Arnold.

   An ambulance is responding to the scene.

Marriage Licenses in Calaveras County

   The following persons received marriage licenses between June 1

Collision in San Andreas

   June 23, 2020 at 2:40 PM:  A collision has been reported on Hwy 49 and Hwy 12 in San Andreas.

   No injuries have been indicated.

Sheep on Ospital Road

   June 23, 2020 at 1 PM:  Sheep have been reported on Ospital Road near Live Oak Road in the Wallace area.

   Be extra cautious until CHP can locate the owner and remove the sheep from the roadway.

Supervisor Callaway asks for more COVID information

   At the June 23, 2020 Calaveras Supervisor meeting, Merita Callaway asked the Health Department why they do not post

COVID 19 in Calaveras County

   As of June 19, 2020 there are 28 cases of COVID 19 in Calaveras County.  The health department is not doing a daily update on their website.

   County Supervisors are receiving an update at this time in Board Chambers.

Fire in Groveland

 UPDATE:  The fire, which was in 2 spots, is now out.

Collision on Hwy 49

   UPDATE:  CHP now confirms there are no injuries in this collision.

Monday, June 22, 2020

Black smoke check on Summit Level Road

   June 22, 2020 at 3 PM:  A smoke check is being made on Summit Level Road in Ebbetts Pas after black smoke is visible.

   Engines are responding to the scene.

Live Bear Cam on at Katmai

   The annual Brown Bear fishing derby is being filmed at Brooks Falls in Katmai National Forest in Alaska.

   The salmon run has not officially begun yet, though, so there are not as many bears right now. The camera is on live.

Postal truck in head-on collision in Sonora

   June 22, 2020 at 1:30 PM:  A head on collision has been reported at Shaws Flat Road and Hwy 49 in Sonora.

   A US Mail truck is involved. An air ambulance is responding to the scene.

Warrant arrest in Copperopolis

   On June 21, 2020 Calaveras Sheriff deputies arrested Joseph Jay Harrison (57) of Copperopolis near his residence on Inyo Ct.

   Harrison was booked into the Calaveras County Jail for alleged outstanding warrants for Possession of a firearm by a felon or addict and for Possession of a Controlled Substance while armed, both felonies and for Possession of Controlled Substance Paraphernalis and Carrying a loaded firearm in a public place, misdemeanors.

Grass fire in Ione

   June 22, 2020 at 11:40 AM:  A grass fire has been reported on Welch Lane and Preston Avenue in Ione.

   Crews are responding to the area.

Amazon truck rolls over

    June 22, 2020 at 7 AM:  An Amazon delivery truck rolled over at Hwy 49 and Hwy 16 in Amador County.

   No injuries have been indicated, but packages are all over the roadway, so be cautious if headed in that direction.

Saturday, June 20, 2020

Summer Solstice June 20, 2020


Fire outside Lockeford

   June 20, 2020 at 4:20 PM:  A grass fire has been reported at Underwood and Buck Roads just outside Lockeford.

   Fire crews are headed for the scene.

Trailer lost wheel in Valley Springs

   June 20, 2020 at 2:30 PM:  A pontoon boat trailer lost a wheel and the boat is now laying on the asphalt.

   A tow truck is responding to the scene.

Don Knotts the ventriloquist?

It's true! Before Don Knotts got to be Barney Fife, he was
a ventriloquist.

Calfire Captain David Lutz dies on hiking trip

   According to Calfire, on June 17, 2020 Captain David Lutz of the Santa Cruz unit, died while hiking in Pfeiffer State Park.

   Details of his death have not been made available. He was 33 and leaves his wife and children.

Collision on Hwy 4

   June 20, 2020 at 12:55 PM:  A collision has been reported on Hwy 4 at Big Trees Road in Ebbetts Pass.

   Several children were in the vehicle. An ambulance is responding.

More good news for Trump Cult

   The Trump cult got good news today ahead of the scheduled rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma tonight.

   Six members of the advance campaign team tested positive for COVID 19.  The rally is hoping to re-invigorate the racist voter who follow him like good White Supremacists!!

Reckless driver causes collision?

   June 20, 2020 at 10:45 AM:  A collision has been reported at Hwy 88 and Liberty Road in Clements.

   One witness said one of the vehicles was driving recklessly prior to the collision. No injuries have been indicated.

Flat tire causes dumped load

   June 20, 2020 at 10:15 AM:  A flat tire caused a truck to dump its load in the roadway at Camanche Road and Camanche Parkway on the Amador side of the reservoir.

   The load was apparently a wood stove.  CHP is responding. No injuries have been indicated.

Bilbo Baggins star dies

   Sir Ian Holmes, who is most famous for playing Bilbo Baggins in Lord of the Rings, has died.

   He was 88 years old.  He will be missed.

Bad week for the Trump Cult

Tonight there will be a White Supremacist rally in
Tulsa, Oklahoma. Could the COVID virus be
going around?
   This entire week has been bad for Trump and his

Friday, June 19, 2020

Overturned vehicle on Hwy 4

   June 19, 2020 at 2 PM:  A car is reportedly overturned on Hwy 4 near Poole Station Rd. below Angels Camp.

   An ambulance is responding. The vehicle is apparently on fire at this time.

Fire in Mokelumne Hill

  UPDATE:  The fire must be under control, since dispatch is cancelling most of the additional equipment at 3:05 PM.

UPDATE:  Water tenders are responding to the fire, accessing off Hawver Road.

Collision on Parrotts Ferry Road

  UPDATE:  Injuries are apparently minor, per CHP.

Semi vs. car on bridge

   June 19, 2020 at 11:20 AM:  A semi and a car have reportedly collided on the bridge at Obyrnes Ferry Road and Copper Cove Drive in Copperopolis.

   No injuries have been indicated. A tow truck is responding.

Collision on Hwy 88

   June 19, 2020 at 10:30 AM:  A collision has been reported on Hwy 88 at Silver Lake Road in Silver Lake.

   An ambulance is responding to the scene.  Be extra cautious if in that area.  Injuries are minor per CHP.

Two arrests in Valley Springs

   According to the Calaveras Sheriff, on June 18, 2020 deputies arrested Christopher Paul Bates (53) of Valley Springs at his home on Baldwin Street.

   Bates was booked into the Calaveras County Jail

Happy Juneteenth Day

   June 19 is the anniversary of the official end of Slavery in the United States in 1865.

There will be celebrations around the country.

Wearing masks in Calaveras County

   The Angels Camp Police Department has issued a statement about the California statewide order

Walker Fire 70% contained

   As of June 18, 2020 per Calfire the Walker Fire in Copperopolis is now 70% contained. This is for the PM report.

   Total acreage burned so far is 1455 and 2 homes have been destroyed in Calaveras County.

Car overturned into pasture

   June 19,2020 at 7:45 AM:  A car has reportedly overturned into a pasture on Watertown Road outside Valley Springs.

   No injuries have been indicated. A tow truck is responding.

Thursday, June 18, 2020

Masks now REQUIRED in California

   Governor Newsome has sent out a press release that as of today, June 18, 2020 all persons outside of their own home are required to wear face masks in the state of California.

   There are not many exceptions, even medical, wherein you must wear a face shield instead.

Overturned car on Hwy 49

   June 18, 2020 at 3:55 PM:  A car has reportedly overturned at Hwy 49 and Hwy 16 in Plymouth.

   An ambulance and tow truck are responding to the scene.

Trump drinks

Trump can no longer drink with just one hand. He has been seen
supporting his right hand with the left and having trouble walking
down ramps and stair without assistance.
Did he have a slight stroke ??