Friday, July 31, 2020

Elder abuse arrest in Vallecito

     According to the Calaveras Sheriff on July 31, 2020 they were called to a residence on Juniper in Vallecito for a man pushing down his elderly grandfather.

   After some time negotiating, the suspect Cory Virgil Baugh was arrested and taken to the Calaveras County Jail and booked for alleged Elder Abuse and Criminal Threats, felonies.


Car vs tree in Arnold

    UPDATE:  Injuries are indicated as minor in this crash.

Burglary arrest

   On July 30, 2020 Calaveras Sheriff deputies arrested Chadrick James Martin (37) of Stockton at 4967 Rolamund Ct. in Valley Springs.

   Martin was booked into the Calaveras County Jail for 1st degree burglary, 2nd degree burglary, both felonies and for Contempt of Court and Vandalism, misdemeanors.  

Vehicle fire causes grass fire

   UPDATE:  It is believed that one person inside the vehicle is deceased.  CHP is trying to get a chaplain to the scene because a sister is present.

Trump wants to delay the election

   Wonder why?

Thursday, July 30, 2020

Matthew Romero of Douglas Flat

     Matthew Raymond Romero passed away peacefully on July 27, 2020 in his childhood home in Douglas Flat.

Wednesday, July 29, 2020

Overturned Jeep on Hwy 4

   July 29, 2020 at 4:10 PM:  A Jeep has overturned on Hwy 4 at Jack Tone Road near Farmington.

   Minor injuries resulted from this crash.

Fatal collision in Groveland

   July 29, 2020 at 3:10 PM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Feretti Road near Cottonwood in Groveland.

   One person was fatally injured in this crash.

Fire in Sonora

  UPDATE:  Fire is now about 3 acres in size.  They are getting control of this fire.

Overturned big rig on Hwy 49

   July 29, 2020 at 10:15 AM:  A big rig has overturned on Hwy 49 near Big Bar Road outside Mokelumne Hill.

   No injuries have been indicated, but the roadway was littered and blocking both lanes. Caltrans has been notified to replace 50' of G rail.

Arrest for fire

   On July 28, 2020 Calaveras Sheriff deputies arrested Paul Vaughn Woden (76) of San Andreas at the County Jail.

   Woden was booked into the Calaveras County Jail for allegedly for Allowing a Fire to escape or spread, a misdemeanor.

Collision in Jamestown

   July 29, 2020 at 9:30 AM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Hwy 49 at Sims Road in the Jamestown area.

   It isn't known if there are injuries, but apparently a car was driving on the RR tracks and became stuck.  Several different comments about a tree and a flat tire, etc.

Calaveras County now has 108 COVID cases

    As of July 29, 2020 Calaveras County reports they have 108 cases of COVID 19 confirmed.

   There is still only one death from the virus so far.  Three of the new cases are under 17 years old.

Whistleblower calls police chief on WH lies

   Yet another whistleblower testified yesterday that the White House and the DC Parks police

Trump gets crazier every day!

   Trump is now promoting a Houston doctor Stella Immanuel, who declares that hydroxichloroquine is the cure-all for the COVID virus.

   She also touts her belief in alien DNA and demon sperm. Do you think Trump and his kookoo supporters get crazier every day????

Tuesday, July 28, 2020

Head-on collision on Hwy 108

   July 28, 2020 at 3:10 PM:  A head-on collision has been reported on Hwy 108 at Mono Way in Sonora, near Taco Bell.

   An ambulance is responding to the scene.

Fire in Mountain Ranch

   UPDATE at 4:15 PM:  The fire is under control and crews are mopping up. Thank you,

Calaveras County's annual DAY of SHAME!!

   Today, July 28 is the annual DAY of SHAME for Calaveras County!!

   Who lives here in the county who brought this on all of us??

Calaveras Supervisors discuss enforcement of state mandates on COVID

    On July 28, 2020 the Health Department's Dr. Kelaita has suggested and Supervisor Garamendi agrees

Mass gatherings not permitted in Calaveras

   Why are these large gatherings happening in Calaveras when because of the COVID 19 they are not allowed?

   Are these illegal gatherings the cause of the spread of the virus in the county?  Apparently some businesses are allowing crowds inside their stores in addition to crowds at water recreation.

A little foolsgold, from deep in the mineshafts of Calaveras

    Good morning Billy! 

     Your old enemies, the stinking dirty no good thieves you told me all about, are still around

Register and VOTE!!

We have to take back our country from the racists!!!

Monday, July 27, 2020

Collision in Dorrington

   July 27, 2020 at 4 PM:  A collision has been reported at Board's Crossing and Hwy 4 in Dorrington.

   No injuries were indicated.

Calaveras County passes 100 COVID cases

   July 27, 2020:  Calaveras County now has 103 COVID 19 cases recorded.

   One person has died as a result of the virus.

Three car Collision in Valley Springs

   July 27, 2020 at 1 PM:  A three car collision was reported on Hwy 26 at Mangili Road in Valley Springs.

    Minor injuries have been indicated.

Collision in Arnold

   July 27, 2020 at 11:35 AM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Moran Road, near Linda in Arnold.

   An ambulance and tow truck are responding to the scene.

Wayne Segale of Vallecito

   Wayne S. Segale  July 22, 1946 - July 22, 2020

   Wayne Stuart Segale, age 74 of Vallecito, passed away on July


But, little bobcats...where are your masks???

Horses on Hwy 108

   July 27, 2020 at 8:45 AM:  Horses are reportedly on Hwy 108 at Stearns Road in Oakdale.

   Be extra cautious in that area until CHP can locate the owner and clear the roadway.

Is Calaveras being "loved to death" by tourists?

   KCRA is doing a report on tourism and the rural areas of California being affected

Calfire holds meeting for Gold Fire tonight

   On July 27, 2020 at 6 PM Calfire will hold a special meeting and press conference on the Gold Fire.

   It will be held at the Adin Community Park.   The Gold Fire has burned 21, 870 acres in Lassen County.

Sunday, July 26, 2020

Collision in Arnold--Hwy 4 closed down

  UPDATE:  All four patients refused the ambulance.

Regis Philbin dies

TV host Regis Philbin has died. He was 88 years old.

Motorcycle collision near Beardsley Reservoir

   July 26, 2020 at 12 N:  A motorcycle collision has been reported on Beardsley Reservoir Road near the reservoir.

   An ambulance and other emergency vehicles are responding to the scene.  Apparently the rider was not wearing a helmet.

MIssing person located

   Wayne Wells, who the Calaveras Sheriff was attempting to find yesterday, has been located.

Saturday, July 25, 2020

Motorcycle collision near Jackson Rancheria

   July 25, 2020 at 4:45 PM:  A motorcycle and a van have reportedly collided at New York Ranch Road and Ridge Road near the Jackson Rancheria.

   It isn't known if there are injuries at this time.

Wilseyville man goes missing.

   July 25, 2020 at 4:40 PM:  According to the Calaveras Sheriff a Wilseyville man is missing and is considered to be "at risk".

   Wayne Wells is 79 years old, 175 lbs, has blue eyes and has a scar on the left side of his face. If you see him call the Calaveras Sheriff at 754-6500.

Log at Hwy 4 and Hwy 49

   July 25, 2020 at 2:45 PM:  A log has been reported in the intersection of Hwy 4 and Hwy 49 in Angels Camp.

   Caltrans has been notified of the hazard.

Big rig blocking Hwy 4

   July 25, 2020 at 12:45 PM:  A big rig is blocking the roadway at Hwy 4 and Hwy 207 near Bear Valley.

   Be cautious if in that area until CHP can clear the roadway.

5 more COVID 19 cases in Calaveras

   This week 5 more COVID 19 cases were diagnosed in Calaveras County.

   That brings the total to 99 with one death recorded.

Traffic backed up at Camanche

   July 25, 2020 at 9:30 AM:  As usual, the backup to get into Lake Camanche is bad.

   CHP is at the scene to control the traffic. Drive carefully, wherever you go.

Notice anything unusual about this tree?

Friday, July 24, 2020

Do your part....for Calaveras

Calaveras DA alleges felony manslaughter in 2019 death

   A traffic collision that occurred in 2019 caused the fatality of Dan Tsur of Menlo Park on Hwy 4 in Angels Camp.

   The Calaveras DA has decided to press charges against the driver of the other vehicle, Matthew Steele of Hayward, alleging Felony vehicle manslaughter and Possessing an Assault Weapon.

Motorcycle crash in Martell

   July 24, 2020 at 2:45 PM:  A motorcycle and car have collided on Bowers Drive at Ridge Road in Martell.

   An ambulance is responding to the scene.

Wanted man arrested in Washington state

  On July 23, 2020 Calaveras County deputies arrested Jacob Adam Alexander (46) of Okanogan, Washington at the jail facility there.

   Alexander was booked into the Calaveras County Jail for alleged sexual felonies involving a minor in our county.

Collision on Hwy 12

   July 24, 2020 at 9:30 AM:  A collision has been reported at Hwy 12 and Cherry Road, between Lodi and Lockeford.

   An air ambulance is responding to the scene.  A tractor is involved in this collision.

Sparky, OFFICIAL GREETER--On the job???

Sparky at your Arnold True Value
Hardware--On the job as
Official Greeter?????

CHP: Fatal Latrobe Road crash--Four dead

The crash started a fire on the hillside nearby which
was extinguished by firefighters quickly.
 UPDATE:    By the time CHP and other personnel arrived at the scene of a single vehicle collision which we reported on Latrobe Road in Amador County on July 24, 2020, four people

VoteVets Ad - Don't Thank Us

Gravel truck hits mountain

   July 24, 2020 at 7 AM:  A gravel truck reportedly struck the side of the mountain on Parrots Ferry Road at Marble Road near Columbia and the trailer came off.

   Gravel is spilled on the roadway, so be cautious if in that area. No injuries have been indicated.

Thursday, July 23, 2020

Overturned vehicle in Farmington

    UPDATE:  Injuries in this collison were minor. Driver may have

Hillside on fire after collision..fatality

   UPDATE:  One fatality was reported in this collision.  The fire has been

We got 5 emails from the Trump campaign....JUST THIS MORNING!!!

   First of all the Trump campaign sent a notice ONLY FOR PATRIOTS, that you better order

Boil Water notice lifted in Angels Camp

Go to Senator Jeff Merkels website

   Everyone needs to go to Senator Jeff Merkels website and watch his live speech about Trump's private police being used against Portland.

    It's remarkable!  All about making his racist base happy.

Joe and Jill Biden with Champ

You can't trust people who don't love animals!!!

Trump escalates trouble in Portland with illegal troops

   Trump sent federal troops to Portland, Oregon to help his political campaign, to stoke

Overturned car on Hwy 12

   July 23, 2020 at 8:35 AM:  A car has overturned on Hwy 12 at Sierra Drive in Lockeford.

   Fire personnel are attempting to extricate the driver. An ambulance is responding to the scene.


California tops New York in coronavirus cases

   As of today, California has passed New York, to be the number one state in the nation with total number of coronavirus cases.

   409,000  is now the record number for any one state.

"Field of Dreams" part of our past. Build it and people will come.

  The speech in the "Field of Dreams" movie of Joe Jackson played by James Earl Jones, where he talked

Dr. Fauci picked over Trump for first pitch

   At tonights opening game for the Washington Nationals in DC, Dr. Fauci was asked to throw out the first ball of the season.

   NOT TRUMP!!  Way to go, Nationals!

Farmers Market in San Andreas

   Calaveras Grown will hold a Farmers Market today, July 23, 2020 from 4 to 6 PM at the county government center in San Andreas.

   $5 in market bucks goes to the first 100 shoppers.

Wednesday, July 22, 2020

Fire caused by collisions on Hwy 4

  UPDATE:  Hwy 4 is now open.  Air is attacking the fire.  Fortunately there were no injuries in the collision.

Two big fires near Susanville

   Two fires are burning out of control in Lassen County near Susanville.

   The Gold Fire is now over 14,000 acres and the Hog Fire is around 9500 acres.  Evacuations are taking place.

Calls to save the post office are phony....

   Big name politicians are now pushing to save the US Postal Service, that it is

Trump does it again....

  Trump started having his Covid 19 press conferences again yesterday, but something much

Collision in Volcano

   July 22, 2020 at 8:10 AM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Rams Horn Grade and Barone Road in the Volcano area.

   A car ran into the embankment. No injuries are indicated.

Sierra Sentinel: About Dibasilio

   Dear Sierra Sentinel:

   I read your article about Sheriff Dibasilio coming to the Calaveras Supervisors

Tuesday, July 21, 2020

Supervisor Tofanelli corrects the SHERIFF

   At today's Calaveras Supervisor meeting, Sheriff DeBasilio came to the podium to speak at length about the Constitutional right not to wear a mask,

2 or 3 days of boiling water in Angels Camp

   On July 21, 2020 the City of Angels Camp sent out a press release to residents about the "unmarked" water line that was broken by a construction crew yesterday.

   They state that you need to boil your water for 2 to 3 days until they get a report back of no bacteria present in the lines.

Don't like to admit when Carl Stoughton is correct, but....

   At today's Board of Supervisor meeting, July 21, 2020 Dr. Kelaita gave a report on the status

94 cases of COVID 19 in Calaveras

   Dr. Kelaita has just reported to the Calaveras Supervisors that there are now 94 cases of COVID 19 in Calaveras County.

   44 cases remain active and 40% of the cases are transmitted inside the county.  There has now been one death as a result of the virus.

Vandalism arrest in Valley Springs

      On July 10, 2020 Calaveras Sheriff Deputies arrested Barton Robert Atkins (35) of Valley Springs at his residence on Milton Road.

   Atkins was booked into the Calaveras County Jail for alleged Vandalism, a felony.

$600 bonus pay ends this week

   For those who have been receiving an extra $600 a week to stay at home, you should know that it will end after this week.

   Congress is working on a possible extension, but it isn't clear if it will pass or not.

First COVID death in Calaveras County

   The first death in Calaveras County caused by the COVID 19 outbreak was recorded on Monday July 20, 2020.

   The resident lived in District 4 which includes Angels Camp and Copperopolis. He was over 65 and apparently had underlying medical conditions. He died at home.

Police arrest robbery suspect in Angels Camp

   On July 20, 2020 Angels Camp Police arrested Patrick Fair (23) of Valley Springs on Copella Drive.

   Fair was booked into the Calaveras County Jail for allerged Robbery and Assault, both felonies.

Angels Camp issued BOIL WATER notice!!

  Due to construction in the north end of town, the City of Angels Camp has issued at city-wide BOIL WATER NOTICE.

   When we hear more, we will notify our readers.

Monday, July 20, 2020

Collision in Farmington

   July 20, 2020 at 2:55 PM:  A collision has been reported on Milton Road at Escalon Bellota Road in Farmington.

    An ambulance is responding to the scene.

Fire in Avery

  UPDATE:  Calfire says they believe the fire is under control. Extra engines are being cancelled.

Helicopter crash on Hwy 12

Calaveras Sheriff Department photo
   UPDATE:  The fire has apparently been contained. A crew remains at the site because of telephone poles with creosote that keep re-igniting.

Head-on collision in Murphys

  UPDATE:  One way traffic control now in effect. Injuries are

Meet Major...

Joe and Jill Biden recently adopted this rescue pup.
They named him Major.  So cute!
They also have an old rescue named Champ.
Everyone knows that Trump hates animals!

With the Angels....

   Speaker Pelosi was interviewed this morning about the death of Rep. John Lewis, who died Friday night.

   She said he always 'worked with the angels and now he is with them.'  This is a man you want your children to emulate.

Sunday, July 19, 2020

Motorcycle collision on Hwy 12

  UPDATE:  This was apparently a break down instead of a collision.

OP ED: If you have RACIST neighbors.....

      If you live next door to racists, you can answer these questions:

    Have your racist neighbors ever poisoned your

Saturday, July 18, 2020

Fire in Mokelumne Hill

     UPDATE:  Fire is approximately 2 acres in size so far.

Collision in Valley Springs

   July 18, 2020 at 2:30 PM:  A traffic collision has been reported at Hwy 12 and Hwy 26 in Valley Springs..

   It isn't known if there are injuries.

Fire in Clements

   July 18, 2020 at 1:40 PM:  A grass fire has been reported on Hwy 88 at Liberty Road in Clements.

   Fire personnel are responding to the scene.

Nixon was a good man.....

   We never thought it could happen again, that a corrupt person could get elected to the White House.

   But here we are now saying.... Nixon was a good man, compared to TRUMP!!

Fire outside Jamestown

  UPDATE:  Size is about 1/4 acres at the time of CAlfire arrival.

Large patio table with four chairs-- $ 179 -- SALE at True Value in Arnold!!

Rep. John Lewis-- Conscience of the Congress

This is Lewis receiving the Medal of Freedom from the President
He died today at the age of 80. He was a great civil rights leader
and well-known as being the "conscience of the congress"!

Chevy Volt vs. bale of hay

   July 18, 2020 at 9:15 AM:  A Chevy Volt reportedly struck a bale of hay on Hwy 108 at Dillwood Road in Oakdale.

   The driver has front end damage, but refused tow truck.  No injuries were indicated.

Friday, July 17, 2020

Collision on Obyrnes Ferry Road

   July 17, 2020 at 3:35 PM:  A collision has been reported on Obyrnes Ferry Road at Old Obyrnes Ferry Road near Lake Tulloch.

   One vehicle is down the embankment, but on its wheels. An ambulance is responding to the scene.

Boulder knocked loose by pickup

   July 17, 2020 at 2:35 PM:  A boulder has reportedly been knocked loose after a pickup struck the embankment at Ridge Road and Climax Road in Jackson.

   The boulder is now in the middle of the roadway and the truck is nowhere to be found.

Pot tax to be on Calaveras November ballot

   After a Calaveras Supervisors unanimous vote to approve, the Cannabis tax will be on the November ballot for voters to approval.

   Even Mills and Tofanelli, pot opposition, voted in favor of the public vote.  If passed it will replace measure C which is the current taxing system.

Two Arrested for Grand Theft

   On July 16, 2020 Calaveras Sheriff deputies arrested Dennis Wayne Pipes (25) of

Fire in Murphys

   July 17, 2020 at 8:20 AM:  A fire has been reported on Broadview Lane in Murphys.

   Fire personnel are responding to the scene.

Calfire says PG&E caused Kincaid Fire

The Kincaid Fire was in Sonoma County
   Yet another large horrendous fire has been attributed to our wonderful PG&E overhead

Thursday, July 16, 2020

Clean up of fire in Soulsbyville

   On July 15, 2020 Calfire was called out to a large commercial building fully involved in flames on a residential property in Soulsbyville.

   The fire was controlled before spreading into the wildland, but the investigation into the fire's inital cause is still being investigated, as well as cleaning up the area.

Fall from waterfall

   July 16, 2020 at 2:15 PM:  Emergency personnel are responding to a location off Hwy 120 for an injured person.

   Apparently the injured person fell from a waterfall.

Angels Camp man arrested

  On July 13, 2020 Calaveras Sheriff's Office arrested Jacob Christopher Hunt (22) of Angels Camp on Hwy 49.

  Hunt was booked into the Calaveras County Jail for alleged False Imprisonment with Violence, a felony and for Battery on a Spouse, a misdemeanor.

San Andreas resident arrested for threats

   On July 12, 2020 Calaveras Sheriff deputies arrested Christian Michael Rogers (36) of San Andreas at his residence on Knief Lane.

    Rogers was booked into the Calaveras County Jail for allegedly Threatening a Crime with the Intent to Terrorize, a felony and for Exhibiting a Deadly Weapon/not a firearm, a misdemeanor.

Arrest for car theft...

   On July 11, 2020 CHP arrested James Haire (33) of Sonora on Hwy 12 at Toyon.

   Haire was booked into the Calaveras County Jail for alleged Vehicle Theft and Possession of a Stolen Vehicle, both felonies and for Possession of Unlawful Paraphernalia, a misdemeanor.

Happy Anni-BEAR-sary!

Car theft arrest

   On July 10, 2020 CHP arrested Carolyn Toni Williams (47) of Valley Springs at White and Berkesey Drive.

    Williams was booked into the Calaveras County Jail for alleged Vehicle Theft and Receiving Stolen Property, both felonies.

Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Collision in Jackson

  July 15, 2020 at 4 PM:  A traffic collision has been reported at Hwy 49 and Hwy 88 in Jackson.

   Emergency personnel are responding to the scene.

Car fire near Big Trees

  Air support has been canceled.  They have gained control of the fire.

Arnold True Value carries concrete....

at Arnold True Value at 1082 Hwy 4
across from Grizzly Station

Trump's New Hampshire rally canceled...rambles instead

   At a scheduled press conference supposedly on problems with China on July 14, 2020, Trump seemed to ramble and act desperate to a bunch of reporters.

   The rally he had planned in New Hampshire was canceled when few people signed up to attend.

Battery arrest in Angels Camp

   After Angels Camp Police were called to a fight near Angels Creek in the downtown, one

Jeff Sessions loses election to regain Senate seat

   In a runoff yesterday, former Attorney General and Senator Jeff Sessions lost his primary attempt to regain the Senate seat he gave up for Trump.

   In fact, Trump endorsed Tommy Tuberville against Sessions.  The former coach won and Sessions is out.

Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Leader of the Calaveras Republicowards

The rankest Rankey

McBanus says "It's just not right!"

Mr. Big Pot McBanus went on and on
against pot and then Callaway said
"Your 3 minutes are up!"

Supervisor Mills says over 1000 people at Natural Bridges???

   During the COVID 19 coverage at the Calaveras Supervisors meeting on July 14, 2020 Mills mentioned that last weekend the estimated number of people at Natural Bridges was over 1000.

   Mills believes that these people are the carriers from out of the county who make our residents sick with the virus.  Is this true?

To MASK or not to MASK

   A few members of the left in Calaveras have written letters to the Supervisors

Tucker Carslen goes FISHING????

   Tucker Carlsen announced at the end of his FOX show last night, that he is going on an extended fishing trip.

   This, after one of his staffers was exposed and resigned Friday for racist comments.

The worst world PANDEMIC is Racism!!! Will there ever be a CURE???

Yes, this is a very sick man!!

Washington Redskins changing name

  After economic pressure was brought to bear on the Washington Redskins, the team

Big rig blocking Hwy 4

   July 14, 2020 at 8 AM:  A big rig is reportedly blocking Hwy 4 at Hwy 207 in the Mt. Reba area.

   CHP is responding to the scene. Be extra cautious if headed that way.

Monday, July 13, 2020

Fire off Murphys Grade Road

   UPDATE at 4:25 PM:  The fire is apparently under control and extra engines are being cancelled.

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.

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.

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