Saturday, February 29, 2020

Chains required on Hwy 4

   Caltrans is now requiring chains on Hwy 4 at the Mt. Reba turnoff in Bear Valley.

    Slow down and make sure you wear warm clothing if headed for the mountains.

Small black dog on Hwy 49

   February 29, 2020 at 8:40 AM:  A small black dog has been reported on Hwy 49 at High School Street in San Andreas.

   Be extra cautious if headed in that direction.

City of Angels Camp buying more land?

   It seems the City of Angels Camp is afflux with money all of a sudden, judging by their real estate ventures.  Do they want to move from the current City Hall location?

   Is it possible the City is now trying to buy the Catholic pre-school building from St. Partricks Church next door?  Why is the church selling their building?

District 3 pipeline replacement resumes

   According to Calaveras County Water District, the work on the Reach l Pipeline Replacement in District 3 resumes on Monday March 2, 2020.

   The project is not expected to be completed until next fall.

Ready for a little weather?

  According to the weather service, we should get a little rain and possibly a dusting of snow in Ebbetts Pass this weekend.

   We can really use both, as summer is approaching way too quickly.

Friday, February 28, 2020

No masks anywhere

   Even in Arnold, we hear there are no more face masks available. Distributors have none on hand either.

  Apparently manufacturers are trying to step up supplies, but it takes time. We hear people went to stores and bought them out in one fell sweep.

Trump stockmarket crash

   Trumps stock market crash continued today, with major losses in the DOW leading the way.

   His lies, phony reporting of the corona virus and incompetence in making sure the CDC and HHS are properly staffed and supplied has been the cause of the crash.

Candyrock gay porn gun club and KKK plans party

   You are hereby invited to the Candyrock Gay Porn Gun Club's annual party.  Please bring any and all guns and your cameras.

   They tell us it will be a great time with all the gun poking going on.  More information coming soon.

SUV runs off Hwy 4

   February 28, 2020 at 9:15 AM:  An SUV reportedly ran off Hwy 4 near Forest Meadows.

   Other vehicles have stopped and the roadway is blocked. An ambulance is responding to the scene.

Vehicle vs dog on Hwy 12

   February 28, 2020 at 8:30 AM:  A vehicle has reportedly struck a dog on Hwy 12 at Camanche Parkway in Wallace.

   Apparently the dog is still alive and stuck in the grill of the vehicle. 

Pence gets responsibility for Corona Virus

  To dump the blame on someone else, Trump assigned responsibility for the Corona Virus to his VP Pence.

   Meanwhile, only 200 test kits have been made available to California residents.

Largest drop in DOW history!!

  $6 trillion lost in last week due to Corona Virus fears!! 

  Nearly 1200 points were lost from DOW just Thursday, the largest drop in the history of the DOW.

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Overturned logging truck on Hwy 49

   February 26, 2020 at 3 PM:  Hwy 49 is closed due to a reported overturned logging truck in Carson Hill, near Red Hill Road.

   Minor injuries were indicated. A heavy duty tow truck is responding to the scene.

Trump calls CDC to White House

   After Trump told the public that there was no fear of the Corona Virus spreading

Minor injuries in collision with cement truck

   February 26, 2020 at 10:35 AM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Hwy 4 near Stallion Way south of Angels Camp.

   Minor injuries have been indicated. A cement truck is involved and traffic is backed up. Avoid the area if possible.

Traffic collision on Hwy 49

   UPDATE at 4:15 PM:  The roadway is now clear.

Collision in Valley Springs

   February 26, 2020 at 8:40 AM:  A traffic collision has been reported at La Contenta Drive and Vista del Lago Drive in Valley Springs.

  A small vehicle has reportedly struck a fence at that location. No injuries have been indicated.

Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Frog Jump Winner Denny Matasci dies

Denny Matasci, of Mountain View, has passed away. He won the Frog Jump
with Davey Croaker in 1976.  Lee Guidici, another winner, stands behind
Matasci in this photo.

Sharon Romano election night party

   On election night March 3, 2020 Sharon Romano is holding a party for all of her supporters in District 1.

   It will be held at Goonies Bar and Grill on Main Street in San Andreas and starts at 7:30 PM.

DOW down another 350 points +

   On February 25, 2020 the DOW is down another 350 points after some analysts suggested people would be buying on yesterdays dump.

   Mohammed El Erian, however, wisely suggested that investors should think twice about putting money up right now.  Turns our, he was apparently right.

Firearm arrest in Paloma

   On February 21, 2020 Calaveras Sheriff deputies arrested Jason Paul Berry, Jr. (40) at his residence on

Monday, February 24, 2020

Collision in Copperopoois

   February 24, 2020 at 6:15 PM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Surrey Lane near Hodson Road in Copperopolis.

   No injuries have been indicated. It is on a blind hill.

Richard "Dick" Talmadge Underhill

   February 5 1935 - February 19, 2020

   Longtime Camp Connell resident Richard Underhill, 85, died February 19, 2020

DOW down 800 points

   After South Korea and Italy announced that the Corona Virus has infected their countries, the world markets got very nervous.

   Since it affects world trade, the DOW, along with most other stock markets  and tourism internationally, sunk. The DOW was down 800 points at the open.

Sunday, February 23, 2020

Sanders wins Nevada......why????

   People are speculating as to why Bernie Sanders is so popular with the young people

Sign up for Miss Calaveras and win a scholarship

   It's time to sign up to run for Miss Calaveras of the 2020 county fair.

   Email for more info or go to the Frogtown website.

We agree with TRUMP.....about the US Postal Service

   There isn't much that the Sierra Sentinel agrees with Trump about, but recently we heard

Have you ever lived near Patrick and Karen Stohmeyer??????? OMG!!

Vehicle high-centered at Calaveras Fairgrounds

   February 23, 2020 at 9 AM:  A vehicle is reportedly high-centered on a cattle guard at the Calaveras Fairgrounds in Angels Camp.

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

Saturday, February 22, 2020

Facebook's Zuckerburg allowing lies in ads for Trump

They are so much alilke!!!
   If you are a big Facebook user you know that political ads are all too common

Who endorses Mills for re-election??? Mayor Folendorf winner!!!!

   We are not surprised to hear that the failed Angels Camp City Councilperson Susan Rudolph (she lasted just about a month) has endorsed the wacko right wing

Will the 2018 District 3 election EVER be over??

   We hear that the Oliveira camp is still trying to get even for the loss of the Calaveras Supervisor

Two dogs on Hwy 49

   February 22, 2020 at 8:45 AM:  Be extra cautious on Hwy 49 in the Mokelumne Hill area.

   Two dogs are reportedly running in the roadway near Del Orto Road.  CHP is responding to try and remove them.

Friday, February 21, 2020


Brynne Kennedy and the Calaveras Democrats are asking
for a little of your time on February 29 or March 2. Contact to sign up  

Body found laying on roadway

    February 21, 2020 at 10:45 AM:  A body has been reported with a gunshot wound on Hwy 124 near Hwy 16 in the Plymouth area.

   Reported by Caltrans, a red Nissan Rogue was apparently parked nearby.  CHP and local authorities are responding.

Shooting in Valley Springs

  According to Greg Stark, lackey of DiBasilio's at the Calaveras Sheriff (promised to be next in line if he shut up in the last election) on February 18, 2020 around

Collision on Hwy 26

   February 21, 2020 at 9:10 AM:  A collision has been reported on Hwy 26 at Milton Road in the Jenny Lind area.

   It isn't yet known if there are injuries but be cautious if headed that way.

Thursday, February 20, 2020

CHP report of pursuit of motorcycle and arrest

   On February 19, 2020 CHP attempted to stop a motorcycle for speeding on Milton Road near Jenny Lind.

   The driver of the motorcycle,

Two arrested in San Andreas

   On February 19, 2020 California Highway Patrol officers arrested  Joseph Dykes (37) of Modesto on Hwy 49 in San Andreas.

    Dykes was booked into the Calaveras County Jail for allegedly

Stolen vehicle arrests

   On February 19, 2020 Calaveras Sheriff's deputies arrested Raven Marie Chapter (37) of Angels Camp at New Melones Reservoir.

    Chapter was booked

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Well-armed WOMEN???

   Seems the Calaveras Sheriff understands that women in our county have fear of the violent racists and dirty cops who live here.

   They are now giving classes called the WELL-ARMED WOMAN.  We recommend that all women arm themselves against the violent threats allowed by our Sheriff DiBasilio.

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Nissan under semi on Hwy 4

   February 18, 2020 at 8 PM:  CHP has had Hwy 4 just this side of Hwy 99 closed as a semi was blocking the entire roadway due to a Nissan Altima jammed under the truck.

   The driver of the Nissan did not survive and it took hours to extricate the body from the wreck.

Caltrans work on Hwy 49

   According to a Caltrans notice, they will be working on Hwy 49 between Angels Camp and Melones Reservoir Wednesday February l9 through Friday February 21.

   One way traffic will be in effect as Caltrans works on erosion control.

CHP report on Hwy 4 fatalities

   On February 15, 2020 at around 10:30 the CHP reports that Haomiao Zhang (20) of Davis was driving a 2016 Lexus

McClintock admits being a Trump racist!???

   Representative MClintock sent out an email bragging about being a devoted Trump

Don't forget to mail in your ballot

   Today is the last day to register to vote in the March 3, 2020 primary, so if you haven't

Letter to a 45 year registered Democrat....

   Dear 45:

   Your multi-page comment about President Obama and the Democrats was not published due to our fact-checking and other standards.

   Written like a 'letter to the editor', we could not post it as it was.  Thank you for your interest.


Boy Scouts of America files for bankruptcy

   Due to lawsuits brought against them by children who were sexually abused while in the Boy Scouts of America, the group has decided to try and escape harm financially.

   They have officially filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. Will those children get any compensation now?  Don't the Mormons run the BSA? What is going on?

Monday, February 17, 2020

King Trumpty is going to fall...

...and when he does, we want to be there to watch!!!!!

The future is approaching faster than we are ready...

   In 1998, Kodak had 170,000 employees and sold 85% of all photo paper

PG&E lying to us again!!!

   If you've noticed, PG&E is sending out emails telling its customers that they are improving the fire safety of their overhead lines.

   None of the things they are doing will solve their problem.  The only solution is to BURY the hot lines, MORONS!  As if they didn't know.  Hope the state takes them over!

What a REAL President sounds like!

President Barack Obama, the epitome of a man who
knew how to be Presidential! 
   Michael Bloomberg's ads only serve to remind us all that our last President, Obama, was a

Breaking Bad fans happy....

Bryan Cranston won many awards for
his portrayal of a dying high school
science teacher turned to the dark side.
   Yesterday was the final day of the Breaking Bad marathon, which included all 5 years of the show. It was

Collision near Big Oak Flat

   February 17, 2020 at 9 AM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Priest Coulterville Road at Old Priest Grade in the Big Oak Flat area.

   No injuries have been indicated. The collision apparently occurred last night around 11 PM. It is not blocking the roadway.

Happy President's Day

Saturday, February 15, 2020

Overturned pickup on Hwy 4

   February 15, 2020 at 10:50 AM:  A white truck is reportedly overturned after a traffic collision on Hwy 4 at Poole Station Road in Angels Camp.

   The other vehicle has people pinned inside. Fire and CHP are at the scene. A tow truck is responding.  It isn't yet known about injuries.

Friday, February 14, 2020

Bansters lawsuit as of today

   The judge in Dennis Mill's and BigPot McManus's lawsuit to ban cannabis

Justin Bieber coming to Levi Stadium

   On May 22, 2020 Justin Bieber will be holding a concert in Santa Clara's Levi Stadium.

   Tickets are now on sale, including luxury suites available for the 7 PM show.

Chihuahuas on Hwy 4

   February 14, 2020 at 11:15 AM:  Two chihuahuas have been reported running on Hwy 4 near Farmington.

   Be extra cautious if in that area.

Arrest for Threats...not if you are a racist Trumper

   On February 13, 2020 Calaveras Sheriff deputies arrested Tony Dale Johnston (46) at his residence on Hwy 26 in Valley Springs.

  Johnston was booked

Happy Valentines Day.... all the bears in the world!!!

Poultry show cancelled

   The Calaveras Fair Board has announced that they are cancelling the 2020 Poultry Show.

   The decision was made due to the spread of the Newcastle disease.

Thursday, February 13, 2020

Mr. BIGPOT McManus shot down AGAIN????

   We just got word that the cannabis BANSTERS, led by Mr. BIGPOT were shot down again in court today.

   Apparently their motion against the Calaveras cannabis growers was tentatively denied due to poor merit.

Traffic collision on Butte Mountain Road

   February 13, 2020 at 2 PM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Butte Mountain Road in the Jackson area.

   No injuries have been indicated, but cars are blocking the roadway.

"I don't get it!" say reporters

   Two different reporters this morning stated that "they don't get it" how anyone can support

Tree service knocks over power pole

   February 13, 2020 at 9:45 AM:  A tree service has reportedly knocked over two trees into a power pole and knocked it down.

   PG&E has been notified.  It is blocking Railroad Flat Road in Wilseyville.

CalFire burning in Amador County

  CalFire is burning around 15-20 acres of understory on Shake Ridge Road in Amador County.

   The burning will continue on February 14, 2020.

New impeachment hearings???

  UPDATE:  Ordinarily we wouldn't publish comments like the one about Biden from some racist Trumper, but we feel the public needs to know and understand how

Collision in Jackson

   February 13, 2020 at 8:30 AM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Hwy 49 at Hoffman Street in Jackson.

   No injuries were indicated, but the vehicles were stuck together and had to be pulled apart.

Talk about crazy wack jobs.....

   Believe it or not a preacher in Omaha yesterday told the congregation that America

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Car vs. pole in Angels Camp

   February 12, 2020 at 3:45 PM:  A car has struck a pole on Hwy 4 at Golden Creek Drive in Angels Camp.

   Minor injuries have been indicated. The pole in down. Be extra cautious if headed that way.

Sharon Romano for Calaveras Supervisor District 1

Trump is as phony as his fake tan!!!

Can you imagine what he looks like under all those clothes????
Wonder who blows on that tan every morning?  I bet its not Melanie!

Hitler was once elected....

   With all the crazy racist and criminal retribution going on now with Trump and Barr, you have to

Sonora man arrested

   On February 11, 2020 Calaveras Sheriff deputies arrested Timothy Michael Reel (27) of Sonora at the 76 station in Valley Springs.

  Reel was booked into the Calaveras County Jail for alleged having an Airsoft Rifle, a misdemeanor and for Possession of Narcotics and Violation of Parole, felonies.

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Cow out on Hwy 4

   February 11, 2020 at 6:15 PM:   A cow has been reported out on Hwy 4 near Sulkey Court in Copperopolis.

   Be extra cautious until CHP can remove it from the roadway.

Traffic collision in Valley Springs

   UPDATE:  CHP says the driver suffered major trauma and was transported to

Did you know?????

   A gasoline car engine has 20,000 individual parts, but an electric motor has

Battery and Vandalism arrest in San Andreas

   On January 10, 2020 Calaveras Sheriff deputies arrested Allan Edgar Joseph Gillette (33) of Burson on Toyon Drive in San Andreas.

   Gillette was booked into the Calaveras County Jail for alleged Battery with Serious Bodily Injury and Vandalism, both felonies.

Arnold man arrested for burglary

Photo from Facebook
   On February 10, 2020 Calaveras Sheriff deputies arrested Steven Dwayne Almer (54) of Arnold at White Pines

Open Letter to Brynne Kennedy: from Robert Lawson

   Dear Brynne,

    It was 65 degrees in Antartica yesterday!  ANTARTICA!

    In fact, yesterday it was 30 degrees hotter in Antartica than in Richmond,

Monday, February 10, 2020

Sweet gay photographer?

   If you see someone on a site like FB who designs it like they are a sweet little gay

County employee in traffic crash

   February 10, 2020 at 10:15 AM:  A Calaveras County employee was reportedly involved in a traffic collision at Hwy 26 and Jesus Maria Road in Mokelumne Hill.

   One vehicle has been moved out of the roadway. No injuries have been indicated.

CHP arrest in Valley Springs

   On February 8, 2020 CHP arrested Jamey Lynn Maroney (43) of  San Andreas on Vista Del Lago in Valley Springs.

   Maroney was booked into the Calaveras County Jail for alleged Vehicle Theft, a felony.

Vehicle Theft arrest in Railroad Flat

  On February 8, 2020 the Calaveras Sheriff's Office arrested Jeremy Vernon David Costa (41)  of San Andreas at the Railroad Flat General Store.

   Costa was booked into the Calaveras County Jail for alleged Vehicle Theft, a felony.

Traffic collision in Angels Camp

   February 10, 2020 at 8:45 AM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Hwy 4 near Stockton Street in Angels Camp.

   It is not blocking the roadway and there are no injuries in this crash.

Part of Arnold without power

   February 10, 2020 at 8:30 AM:  Parts of Arnold are without power still this morning after the wind caused a power outage.

   PG&E is currently responding to the area, and will restore power as soon as possible.

Sunday, February 9, 2020

Wind causing problems

   February 9, 2020 at 11:55 AM:   Power lines down and fences in the roadway are just a couple of the wind related problems this morning.

   Drive extra carefully and watch for items blown into your pathway.

Wind advisory on Hwy 88

   February 9, 2020 at 11:10 AM:  A wind advisory is up for high profile  vehicles on Hwy 88 near Ham's Station.

   Drive extra carefully if in that area, and tall vehicles should avoid the area for now.

Power lines down in Angels Camp

    UPDATE:  Apparently it was found that although the wind is bad, no power lines

Cows on Hwy 4

   February 9, 2020 at 8:20 AM:  Five cows have been reported on Hwy 4 near Appaloosa Way in Angels Camp.

   Be extra cautious until the owner can be located and the cows removed from the roadway.

Saturday, February 8, 2020

Adopt a nice kitty....

At the Calaveras Animal Shelter in San Andreas

Motorcycle collision on Hwy 26

  UPDATE:  Injuries in this crash are

Five vehicle crash on Hwy 120

   February 8, 2020 at 11:30 AM:  A fire car vehicle collison has been reported on Hwy 120 near Hwy 99 in Manteca.

   Emergency personnel are responding to the scene. Cars are swerving to get around the collision.

Escaped burn pile on Moran Road

   February 8, 2020 at 11:25 AM:  An escaped burn pile has been reported on Moran Road near Segale Road, behind the school in Avery.

   Ebbetts Pass Fire is responding to the scene.

Railroad Flat Road closed???

   February 8, 2020 at 9:30 AM:  It has been reported that Calaveras County Roads has Railroad Flat Road closed at Hwy 26.

   No one seems to know why and the Sheriff's Office has no record of it being closed today.

PIckup of Hwy 26 in Glencoe

   February 8, 2020 at 9 AM:  A pickup reportedly ran off Hwy 26 at Humbug Road in the Glencoe area.

   An ambulance and tow truck are responding. Be extra careful if  headed that way.

A few seedlings from District 3: Bridges, Election, Cannabis, General Plan

   Calaveras District 3 Supervisor Merita Callaway says "As we move into this next decade, there are many challenges and changes for local government. I look forward to working

Friday, February 7, 2020

Letter to the Editor: Religion and politics

   Dear Editor:

    I'm writing today because of the unbelievable demise of both the

Angels Camp woman arrested

  On February 6, 2020 Angels Camp Police arrested Brooke Lynn Hines (22) of Angels Camp at her residence on South Main

Sharon Romano event

Coronavirus Whistleblower diesi

   When a Chinese doctor tried to warn colleagues about the new Coronavirus online last December, the Police went after him, accusing him of 'rumor-mongering.'

   This is the way Trump wants to treat whistleblowers. That doctor has now died of the virus and the public is treating him as a hero and are critical of the government.

Thursday, February 6, 2020

Two die in Columbia plane crash

    Apparently Wednesday, a small plane crashed near Columbia Airport in Columbia, Tuolumne County.

   An investigation is being conducted by the FAA. Two men died in the crash.

Alice Montgomery at it again???

   Having control over other people seems to be Alice Montgomery, of Arnold's, favorite

Doe with three fawns still near Blue Lake Springs area

   Residents begin to worry when the doe who has three fawns isn't

Dale and Marjorie Drullinger of Hathaway Pines

   If you have been in Ebbetts Pass a long time, you may remember the Drullingers, who lived

Oregon coast beautiful

   On PBS last night was a special showing nearly the entire length

Pipeline replacement in Rancho Calaveras

   Calaveras County Water District (CCWD) began replacement of the pipeline for Rancho Calaveras on February 3, 2020.

   Drive cautiously as workers will be on the streets.

2020 Census hiring

   The government is hiring hundreds of thousands of temporary workers to participate in taking the 2020 census.

   Go to to apply.

Road work at Bret Harte High School

   The Angels Camp Police Department is letting drivers know that work will be done on the Murphys Grade Road at Bret Harte High School tomorrow, February 7, 2020.

   They ask that you slow down and use extra caution.

Democrats meeting February 11, 2020

  On Tuesday February 11, 2020 the Calaveras Democrats will hold a monthly meeting at the Main Library in San Andreas.

   The meeting starts at 5:30 PM in the Chesebrough Room.  Your participation matters!

Wednesday, February 5, 2020

Injured deer on Hwy 4 in Arnold

   February 5, 2020 at 9:45 AM:  An injured deer has been reported on Hwy 4 near the CalFire station in Arnold.

   Be extra cautious until CHP can clear the roadway.  Sadly, they always put the deer down with their guns.

CHP makes arrest in Valley Springs

   On February 4, 2020, CHP arrested Allan Edgar Joseph Gillette (33) of Burson at Hwy 12 and Hwy 26 in Valley Springs.

   Gillette was booked into the Calaveras County Jail for alleged warrants for Concealed Firearm and Receiving Stolen Property, both felonies and for Entering a Noncommunal dwelling and Possession of Unlawful Paraphernalia, both misdemeanors.

John Vincent Tiscornia of San Andreas

   John was born December 1, 1938 in Stockton, the son of Vincent and

Pelosi showed the true State of the Union

   At the very end of the hour and a half of filthy lies by Trump tonight, Nancy Pelosi,

Pierce Emerson of Murphys

   Pierce Orion Emerson, son of Kennth Emerson and Kristen Mergl of Murphys, passed away

Monday, February 3, 2020

Kwik Serve burglarized again

   On February 1, 2020 Calaveras Sheriff deputies arrested Thomas James McNicholas (54) of Arnold at the Kwik Serve.

   According to the Sheriff's Office, the alarm went off and a deputy arrived to find

Sex with minor arrest

   On January 30, 2020 Calaveras Sheriff deputies arrested Tanner Lee Harrison (22) of Jenny Lind at his residence on Live Oak.

   Harrison was booked into the Calaveras County Jail for alleged Unlawful sexual

Arrest for Vehicle Theft

  On January 31, 2020 Angels Camp Police arrested Brad Ernest Burch (56) of Arnold at his residence on Kuehn Avenue.

   Burch was booked into the Calaveras County Jail for alleged Vehicle Theft, a felony.

Cow struck on Hwy 4

   February 3, 2020 at 10 AM:  A cow was reportedly struck by a vehicle on Hwy 4 between Angels Camp and Copperopolis.

   CHP is responding to the scene. Be extra cautious if in the area.

Cal Fire gets funds for forest RESILIENCY??

   Cal Fire is awarding $67 million in grants throughout California to restore and maintain healthy forests.

   They will be allowed to cut down good trees, and then will replant baby trees. SO STUPID. They will also be clearing fire damaged areas and replanting trees in those forests.

Today is first primary in Iowa

   Today is the first of the primary elections around the country to pick a candidate to attempt to eliminate the demented Trump from the White House.

   Actually, Iowa is a caucus state, where people who can, go to try and convince others to vote their way, so who knows what will happen. We'll know tonight.

Del Rodgers was right!

   Viewers became angry when 49er Superbowl ring holder Del Rodgers predicted during his sportscast that the Kansas City Chiefs would beat the Niners in the Superbowl.

   Turns out, he was right.  Hard to watch the 2nd half of yesterdays' game.

Saturday, February 1, 2020

If you missed SNL at 8:30????

    For those of us who have loved SNL since John Belushi days, we know the world will miss