Monday, August 31, 2020

From Monterey Bay across rollercoaster


Unbelievable sight!!

CHP report on motorcycle death

    According to CHP on August 29, 2020 around 11:30 AM a motorcycle collision was reported

Felony DUI arrest in Murphys

    On August 29, 2020 CHP arrested Samuel Matthew Theule (35) of Murphys at Hwy 4 and Tom Bell Road.

    Theule was booked into the Calaveras County Jail for alleged DUI causing great bodily injury and for DUI alcohol with bodily injury, both felonies. 

Trump Virus and Protest Trump Carnage will not stop

    Unless there is a change in the White House in November, the chaos that is caused

Sunday, August 30, 2020

National Guard arrives to help in Santa Cruz Mountains fire

    CalFire just released information that the California National Guard has arrived

Santa Cruz Mountains fire update

    As of August 30, 2020 Calfire reports that 84,000 acres have been destroyed in the Santa Cruz Mountains fire.  Containment is 35%.

   So far 755 homes have been discovered destroyed by the fire, along with 237 commercial structures.

Saturday, August 29, 2020

Star of Black Panther dies at 43

    Chadwick Boseman, star of the movie Black Panther and other famous movies, has died

at the age of only 43.

    He had secretly been battling colon cancer for 4 years.

Motorcycle collision in Murphys

    August 29, 2020 at 12:25 PM:  A motorcycle collision has been reported on the Murphys Grade Road about a mile outside Murphys.

   Emergency personnel are responding to the scene. 

Motorcycle crash in Mokelumne Hill

    August 29, 2020 at 11:45 AM:  A motorcycle crash has been reported at Hwy 26 and Hwy 49 in Mokelumne Hill.

   Several other motorcycles have stopped along the roadway. CHP is responding. 

More homes found destroyed in Santa Cruz Mountains

    As of August 29, 2020 CalFire reports that the Santa Cruz Mountains fire has burned 83,000 acres and is 29% contained.

   So far 620 homes and 56 commercial buildings have been destroyed, in addition to the 222 minor structures lost.  The wonderful Santa Cruz mountains have been devastated.


Thursday, August 27, 2020

Pence NOT a truly religious man?

    After listening to Pence lie and lie and lie in a calm voice last night, as if he is a truly

Wednesday, August 26, 2020

Bette Midler calls Melanie Trump an "ILLEGAL ALIEN"!

    If anyone is an illegal alien, it is Melanie Trump, who was not honest

Santa Cruz Mountains Fire UPDATE

 August 26, 2020 at 1:15 PM:  The newest report on the

200 more destroyed homes were found on Tuesday.

Santa Cruz Mountains

Fire at homeless camp in Sonora

    August 26, 2020 at 1 PM:  A fire has been reported at a homeless camp, called Camp Hope on Stockton Road in Sonora.

   Several engines, water tenders and dozers are responding. The fire is approximately 1/4 acre so far.

Car into ravine in Mountain Ranch

    August 26, 2020 at 12:55 PM:  A car struck an embankment and rolled into a ravine on Mountain Ranch Road at Michel Road in Mountain Ranch.

   It isn't yet known if there are injuries. CHP is responding to the scene.

Frederick Eugene Evans

 Frederick Eugene Evans, age 84, passed away on July 20, 2020 at Mark Twain

Santa Cruz Mountains Fire UPDATE: More homes lost

    August 26, 2020:  CalFire reports that the number of homes destroyed in the CZU Fire is now 443, up more than 100 from the day before.

   Acreage burned is 79, 640 and containment is at 19%. 

Tuesday, August 25, 2020

Fire in Santa Cruz Mountains leaves junk and ash

    This is what is left of many areas of Boulder Creek in the Santa Cruz Mountains.

It will be a long time before most residents can move back to the area.

UPDATE: Rain has been missing and is now going to her real home! Cassie needs a home


Visit her at the Calaveras Animal Shelter in San Andreas

Shocked how BAD and negative Republican show was last night

    What a disappointment the Republican Convention show was last night, with the viciously

The new symbol of the Republican party

Protesters VIOLENT, but not cops??

    Trump and his angry, vicious, vitriolic spokespeople last night called the protesters VIOLENT criminals.

    They are, of course protesting the shooting of black unarmed men and women, but Trump Cultists don't think what the cops do is VIOLENCE???

Vehicle on its side in Jamestown

    August 25, 2020 at 7:50 AM:  A vehicle has rolled over on its side on Jamestown Road at Racetrack Road in Jamestown.

   An ambulance is responding to the scene.

Santa Cruz Mountains Fire--more homes lost

   August 25, 2020 at 7:30 AM:  As of last night, the SCZ fire recorded 330 homes destroyed in this fire.

   78,800 acres are burned and it is 17% contained.  Is there no end to this fire? Only when it reaches the ocean? 

Monday, August 24, 2020

Trump Cult convention starts tonight

    We wouldn't want to miss the first day of the Trump Cult Convention, which

Trump's Kellyanne Conway QUITS

    Trumps right hand girl, Kellyann Conway has quit her job in the White House to stay home with her children.

   The 15 year old wants to be emancipated. Her husband has left his job also.

Evangelical??? Jerry Falwell Jr. scandals, resigns

    Among the evangelical bunch, addictive sex and scandal are predominant?  

   Jerry Falwell Jr. is resigning his post as President of his father's University due to repeated alleged scandals, many involving sexual encounters.

Santa Cruz Mountains fire UPDATE

   August 24, 2020 at 1:30 PM:   The total acreage now burned in the Santa Cruz Mountains Fire in 78,000 and it is 13% contained.

   231 structures are confirmed to have been destroyed so far.

Lightning caused fires near Arnold

    August 24, 2020 at 12:30 PM:  The several lightning caused fires on SPI land near Arnold are reported to be extinguished.

   At less than a tenth of an acre in size, crews were able to attack them quickly.

Car runs off Hwy 4

    August 24, 2020 at 1:15 PM:  A car has reportedly run off Hwy 4 at the Vallecito Bypass Road in Vallecito.

   It isn't yet known if there are any injuries.

SCZ lightning fire--Map of Santa Cruz Mountains


Los Gatos and Saratoga are now in danger

Santa Cruz Mountains on Fire


Moccasin Fire UPDATE

    As of August 14, 2020 at 8 AM the Moccasin Fire in Tuolumne County is 2800 acres and is 20% contained.

   Two outbuildings have been destroyed, but so far no homes.  

LIghtning, thunder and then....rain!!!

    Around 10:45 PM on August 23, 2020 lightning suddenly appeared over Ebbetts Pass, and then thunder claps scared all the animals.

   After that, the rain began.  Washing the dust off the trees and saving us from any lightning strikes that may have caused fires.

Santa Cruz Mountains fire UPDATE

    As of August 24, 2020 at 7:30 AM:  The SCZ Fire in the Santa Cruz Mountains grew to

These cars were destroyed on Summit Road in the 
Santa Cruz Mountains
78,000 acres today.  One person

Sunday, August 23, 2020

Another home in the Boulder Creek area--water pipeline destroyed


Yet another beautiful Boulder Creek home goes up in flames. 129 homes
have now been destroyed.  On top of that, the San Lorenzo Valley
water pipeline, which supplies Boulder Creek, Felton, Brookdale, etc.
 is destroyed.

Trumps best buddy Bannon, arrested

    Now that Bannon has been arrested for alleged fraud involving the BORDER WALL donors,

Trump has changed his tone.

   Now he acts like he barely knew Bannon and is using the Republican Convention to try and again make people forget that he loves Bannon.

Moccasin Fire in Tuolumne County UPDATE

    As of August 23, 2020 the Moccasin Fire has burned 2800 acres, but no homes have been lost.

    Containment is listed at 10%. 

Hwy 26 closed at Rancho Calaveras

    August 23, 2020 at 9:30 AM:  Due to an earlier major injury collision, Hwy 26 will be closed for at least 8 hours, per CHP.

   The collision near Baldwin Street took out 7 power poles, which are across all lanes of traffic. One vehicle became fully engulfed in flames.

Truck vs. pole in Valley Springs

    August 23, 2020 at 9:30 AM:  A pickup reportedly struck a power pole at Cedar Street and Hwy 12 in Valley Springs.

   No injuries were indicated, but Cedar Street will be closed until PG&E can arrive.

Santa Cruz Mountain Fire--More homes destroyed

     August 23, 2020:  The fire in the Santa Cruz Mountains is now 71,1000 acres  and is 8% contained.

    115 homes have been destroyed so far. 77,000 people have been evacuated.

Saturday, August 22, 2020

Shooting and looting in Santa Cruz Mountains

    August 22, 2020 at 3 PM:  We just heard that in addition to the looting going on at vacant houses in the Santa Cruz Mountains, they have other problems related to the fire.

   Many people are refusing to leave their homes and now they are investigating a man shooting at people trying to make him leave.  They should just leave him alone, don't you think?

Biggest fires in California


Crash on Hwy 4

    August 22, 2020 at 12:30 PM:  A vehicle crash has been reported on Hwy 4 at Milton Road below Copperopolis.

   It isn't yet known if there are injuries.

Smokey says....


Napa area fires UPDATE

   As of August 22, 2020 at 8:30 AM the LNU complex, which includes the Napa Valley, has burned 314,000 acres and is 15% contained.

   560 structures have been destroyed and 4 people are dead so far in this fire.

Moccasin Fire Update

   The Moccasin Fire is 2800 acres in size and still moving towards Coulterville.

   Hwy 49 is closed near Hwy 120. Evacuation warnings have been issued.  Containment is 0% 

Santa Cruz Mountains Fire UPDATE

   As of August 22, 2020 at 8:20 Calfire reports that the Santa Cruz Mountains

Friday, August 21, 2020

Evacuations in Tuolumne County

   UPDATE at 4 PM:  The fire is now 2800 acres and is still 0% contained. They have been

Darren Vernon Jones of Angels Camp

    Darren Vernon Jones of Angels Camp passed away on August 6, 2020. He was born

New fire reported in South San Jose

    August 21, 2020 at 1:15 PM:  A new fire has been reported on Coyote Ranch Road at Monterey Road near Santa Theresa County Park in South San Jose.

   Several engines are responding to the scene.

Big Basin Redwoods State Park devastated


Some of the giants fells during the fire that swept through Big Basin State Park,
along with historic buildings that were destroyed.

California is burning DOWN!!!!! What is NEXT???

Fire at Phoenix Lake

    August 21, 2020 at 10:40 AM:  A fire has been reported on Apple Valley Drive at Phoenix Lake in Tuolumne County.

    Multiple engines and water tenders are responding.

Santa Cruz Mountains Fire still 0% contained

    UPDATE:  50 houses have been destroyed in this fire so far.  Scotts Valley was evacuated last night.

This house was destroyed on Hwy 236 and Little Basin Way in
Boulder Creek last night.

Listen to Smokey


Enjoy the forest, but leave it better than when you came.
NO trash or smoking campfires left behind!

Bay Area Fire keeps growing

   August 21, 2020 at 8:10 AM: Known as the SCU lightning fire, it has burned a total of 229,000 acres in three counties.

   It is still only 10% contained at this time.

Homes burn in Boulder Creek

    This house on Big Basin Way in Boulder Creek burned and residents have had to be rescued by

firefighters after refusing to leave

Fire at Pardee

    August 20, 2020 at 8:20 AM:  A vegetation fire was reported on Stoney Creek Drive and Pardee Dam Road around 4 AM this morning.

   Pardee Dam Road is closed for fire trucks. We don't know exactly what the status is right now.

Moccasin Fire in Tuolumne County

   As of August 20, 2020 at 8 PM the Mocassin Fire in the Jamestown area was listed at 600 acres in size.

   There was 0 containment at that time.  Hwy 49 is still closed.

Thursday, August 20, 2020

Car vs. embankment on Hwy 49

   August 20, 2020 at 3:30 PM:  A car left Hwy 49 and hit the embankment near Carson Hill outside Angels Camp.

   No injuries have been indicated.

All tourists asked to leave Santa Cruz County

   UPDATE:  All downtown Santa Cruz motels, hotels, cabins, etc. are being filled up

Overturned vehicle on Fricot City Road

    August 20, 2020 at 2:25 PM:  A vehicle has overturned on Fricot City Road at Calaveritas Road outside of San Andreas.

   No injuries have been indicated, but the roadway is blocked.

UPDATE: Adopted!!! Tinkerbell can be your newest pal


Adorable and loving, Tinkerbell is available for adoption
at the Calaveras Animal Shelter in San Andreas

Evacuations spread in Santa Cruz Mountains

   As of August 20, 2020 at 1 PM Calfire has issued orders to evacuate Zayante Canyon, which is between Ben Lomond and Scotts Valley.

   This means it has crossed Hwy 9 and is burning up the mountain near Bear Creek Road.

UPDATE on Salt Fire in Calaveras County

    August 20, 2020:  The Salt Fire is now 1789 acres and is 35% contained.

    The cause of this fire is under investigation.

Fire in Jamestown

    UPDATE at 1:10 PM:  Fire is about 5 acres in size at this point.  They have closed Hwy 49 at Hwy 120 and plan to keep it closed into the evening hours.

Evacuation orders in San Joaquin County

    August 20, 2020 at 12:20 PM:  CalFire has just issued evacuations on parts of Corral Hollow Road, east of Tracy.

   This fire is still spreading east and west and is not under any containment.

Kamala Harris on racism....

    Moving words from President Obama, who warns about the

Grape Stomp cancelled

Fire in Santa Cruz Mountains: Acreage destroyed doubles in size


This is the Santa Cruz Mountains...on fire!!!
As of August 20, 2020 at 9 AM this fire is 40,000 acres and 
containment is still 0%

Are you prepared? For your pets?

    Watching the devastation in the Santa Cruz Mountains, it reminds us that we must be prepared

More evacuations in Santa Cruz Mountains--0% containment

    UPDATE August 20, 2020 at 8:10 AM:  We just received notice from CalFire that the town of

Wednesday, August 19, 2020

Fire in Milton

    UPDATE:  Fire is about 50 acres at this time. Potential for possibly 100 acres.  Called the Flint IC.

Bell Fire in Strawberry


The Bell Fire is in the Strawberry area of the Stanislaus
National Forest. It is approximately 31 acres at this time.

Boil water order lifted

   CCWD is lifting the boil water order for Big Trees Village.

    The water has tested clean and clear this morning.

Santa Cruz County Sheriff car on Big Basin Way


On Hwy 236 outside of Boulder Creek in the Santa Cruz Mountains.
This fire is now over 10,000 acres.

UPDATE: Adopted...together!! Adopt Ruben or Rachel----or both!!


They are both adorable--at the Calaveras Animal Shelter in San Andreas
They are both adorable!! Calaveras Animal Services
in San Andreas!

Caltrans working on Hwy 4

   August 19, 2020:  Caltrans is repainting the yellow lines on Hwy 4 in Ebbetts Pass.

    Drive carefully. There is a CHP car following them for safety.

7 more Covid 19 cases in Calaveras County

    The Calaveras County Health officer reported that there are 7 new cases of Covid 19 in the county in the past few days,

85,000 acres burned in Santa Clara County area

    August 19, 2020:  Several lightning started fires are burning in the Mount Hamilton area of Santa Clara County, along with San Joaquin and the San Antonio Valley.

   Evacuations have been ordered near Hwy  680 where many homes are in danger. 85,000 acres have burned so far and containment is at only 5%. 

Fire in Santa Cruz mountains has 0% containment

    August 19, 2020 at 7:25 AM: A fire that started on the west slopes of the Santa Cruz Mountains

Salt Springs fire grows rapidly

   As of around 11 PM on August 18, 2020 the Salt Fire at Salt Springs Reservoir had grown to 1500 acres plus.

   So far no structures are threatened.  It is 10% contained.

Tuesday, August 18, 2020

Deck on fire at Don Pedro

    UPDATE:  This fire was extinguished quickly.

Fire at Salt Springs Reservoir

  UPDATE at 4:40 PM:  Although the original estimate for the size of this fire was

Arnold True Value has sunglasses


Post Office truck hits building

    August 18, 2020 at 12 N:  A mail truck has struck a building on Hwy 88 in Pine Grove.

   No injuries were indicated. CHP is en route to the scene.

Tom McClintock: Empty Figurehead

    This is the first time Tom McClintock has sent out an accurate press release. 

    Titled Tom McClintock:  Empty Figurehead, boy is it true about him.

Michelle Obama hit of night

    The first night of the Democratic National Convention was pulled off without any

Tree trimming truck overturns

    August 18, 2020 at 11:10 AM:  A tree trimming truck has overturned into a ditch, blocking Pine Grove Volcano Road in Pine Grove.

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

Smokey says:


Calaveras Sheriff arrests two teens for alcohol and vaping

    According to Greg Stark, the Calaveras Sheriff has arrested two teenagers in Murphys for alcohol and vaping.

   The teens were then released to their parents.  Wow!  Big arrest!

Keep your pets cool


CCWD says NO WATERING outdoors!

    CCWD has sent a notice to all customers that due to the heat wave in Calaveras County, they need everyone to cut back

Calaveras County now on California state watchlist for COVID

    Due to the rise in cases diagnosed, Calaveras County is now on the state watchlist for Covid 19.

    This means many businesses currently allowed to operate indoors, such as gyms, theaters, etc. will have to close by Thursday August 19, 2020.

PG&E warns of rolling blackouts

      We were notified this morning that PG&E has announced rolling blackouts for Northern California as a result of the extreme heat.

   Blackouts are expected to be approximately 2 hours in length and are to prevent longer outages on the grid.

Calaveras Sheriff brags about past arrests

   Surprisingly, the Calaveras Sheriff has sent out a press release bragging about arrests

Monday, August 17, 2020

Calaveras now has 174 Covid 19 cases

    The Calaveras Health Department has confirmed that there have now been 174 cases of Covid 19 cases diagnosed.

    The numbers keep growing, especially in District 5.

Hometown Hoedown CANCELLED


The Calaveras Fairgrounds has cancelled the
planned Hometown Hoedown scheduled
for October 2-4 due to the Covid virus

Can you believe it???


Yes, the Trump campaign is mailing out mail in ballots, but
is bad mouthing mail in ballots.  How many screws loose?

No blackouts in Ebbetts Pass...YET!

   We've been getting warnings from PG&E that they could start blackouts any time, but so far nothing in Ebbetts Pass.

   With this heat, without a generator, it could be a miserable time. Be prepared!

If you didn't believe in GLOBAL WARMING before.... can't deny it now!!!

Fire Danger HIGH today


There are good people in Calaveras


This little coyote pup has been adopted by
a wonderful person in Copperopolis, likely
saving its life.

Vehicle rollover on Hwy 26

    August 17, 2020 at 7:50 AM:  A vehicle has reportedly rolled over on Hwy 26 at Red Corral Road on the Amador County side of the river.

   Debris is on the roadway. Injuries are indicated as minor.  A tow truck is responding.

Sunday, August 16, 2020

Fifth wheel blocking Hwy 4

    August 16, 2020 at 2:10 PM:  A pickup pulling a fifth wheel is partially blocking Hwy 4 at Forest Meadows and other cars have stopped to try and help.

   Be extra cautious until the roadway can be cleared.

Fire in Mountain Ranch

   UPDATE at 1:20 PM:  They are getting control of this fire.

Saturday, August 15, 2020

Car over embankment on Hwy 49

    August 15, 2020 at 4:20 PM:  A car went off Hwy 49 and down the embankment near Big Bar Road outside Mokelumne Hill.

   No injuries were indicated. A tow truck is attempting to recover the car. 

Boil water advisory in Big Trees Village

    Due to the water main break this morning on Meko Drive in Dorrington, CCWD has now issued a boil water advisory.

    This is for the Big Trees Village area.

UPDATE: Adopted!! Please adopt me!! My name is Biscuit!

Biscuit's owner died and she needs a new home. Visit her at the
San Andreas animal shelter.

Motorcycle crash causes fire

    UPDATE:  The fire has been contained.

Motorcycle collision on Hwy 49

    August 15, 2020 at 1:20 PM:  A motorcycle collision has been reported on Hwy 49 near New Melones.

    An ambulance is responding to the scene.

Collision in Pine Grove

    August 15, 2020 at 11:10 AM:  A collision has been reported near Hamms Station in Pine Grove.

    An ambulance is responding to the scene. Vehicles are pulled over to the side. 

Water main break in Dorrington

   August 15, 2020 at 11 AM:  There is a water main break on Meko Drive in Dorrington.

   The roadway is flooded. CCWD is responding to the area.

Friday, August 14, 2020

Lode Hotel back on Angels Camp agenda

     The downtown Lode Hotel is again on the Closed Session agenda for the City of Angels Camp City Council to deliberate.

   It has been for many years off and on due to code violations.

Collision in Rancho Calaveras

    August 14, 2020 at 3:45 PM:  A traffic collision has been reported at Hwy 26 and Orchard in Rancho Calaveras.

   No injuries have been indicated.  A mailbox was hit when the car ran off the roadway.


Collision on Mountain Ranch Road

   August 14, 2020 at 2:40 PM:  A collison has been reported on Mountain Ranch Road in front of Mark Twain Hospital in San Andreas.

   An ambulance is responding to the scene.

Motorcycle collision in White Pines

    August 14, 2020 at 2:25 PM:  Two motorcycles collided, it  has been reported, off road near White Pines.

    Emergency vehicles are responding to the scene. Two ambulances are responding to Crescent Cove. Construction going on at White Pines LZ.

Fire near Beardsley Dam

    UPDATE:  Some crews have been cancelled. USFS has gained control of the fire.

Overturned trailer on Hwy 4

    August 14, 2020 at 12:45 PM:  A collision has caused an overturned trailer on Hwy 4 at Moran Road in Ebbetts Pass.

    No injuries have been indicated. A tow truck is stuck in traffic.

Why do you lie all the time?

   A brave reporter in the audience at yesterday's press briefing with Trump dared to ask

Martha Votaw of Arnold

    Martha Joanna Votaw , age 83, passed away Wednesday August 5, 2020 after a prolonged illness. She and her family are

Thursday, August 13, 2020

Mokelumne Hill man arrested--Why not Candyrock Terrorists?

    On August 12, 2020 Calaveras Sheriff deputies arrested

Boil water advisory lifted in Angels

    The boil water order that was on for three days in Angels Camp has now been lifted.

    The water in the lines is now testing clear.

OP ED: Who are the three Ebbetts Pass super KKK's???

    There are three residents of Ebbetts Pass who dress up in white with hoods to terrorize people.

Collision in Clements

    August 13, 2020 at 8:25 AM:  A collision has been reported on Hwy 12 at Clements Road in Clements.

    One vehicle hit the guard rail but no injuries have been indicated.

Harry and Megan call California home...

   Prince Harry (can we still call him that?) and wife Megan (and son Archie) bought a $10 million home in Montecito.

    Looks like they are calling California home now and are close friends with and neighbors of Oprah.

Can you find him??


Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Arrest for Obstruction in San Andreas

    On August 11, 2020 Calaveras Sheriff deputies arrested James Brian Standard (53) of San Andreas at his residence on Howell Road.

   Standard was booked into the Calaveras County Jail for allegedly Threatening a crime with Intent to Terrorize, Assault and Battery, all felonies and for Obstructing an officer, a misdemeanor.


Arrest at Lake Camanche

   On August 11, 2020 Calaveras Sheriff's deputies arrested Braden Beaumont Griffin (30) of Valley Springs on Camanche Parkway.

   Griffin was booked into the Calaveras County Jail for allegedly Threatening a Crime with Intent to Terrorize, a felony and for Vandalism, a misdemeanor.

Copperopolis man arrested

    On August 9, 2020 the Calaveras Sheriff's Office arrested Allen Ray Scrivner (34) of

Collision on Hwy 49

    August 12, 2020 at 12:30 PM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Hwy 49 at the Melones Bridge.

   An ambulance is responding to the scene.


Struck by truck with boat

    August 12, 2020 at 11:55 AM:  A truck pulling a boat backed into some people at the marina at Pinecrest Lake.

   Minor injuries were indicated.

Two COVID cases at San Andreas care home

    Two cases of COVID 19 have been diagnosed at the Avalon Care Home in

Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Boil water order in Angels Camp

    August 11, 2020 at 1:45 PM:  A boil water order has been announced for Angels Camp, due to a water main break.

   Fairview Drive, Fairview Place, Oak Drive and Oak Place are affected.  The city will notify residents when the order is lifted.

Joe Biden picks VP

    We just learned that Democratic Presidential candidate Joe Biden has made his selection for his VP running mate.

   He chose

Collision in San Andreas

    August 11, 2020 at 1:25 PM:  A collision has been reported at Riata and Poole Station Road in the San Andreas area.

   CHP is responding to the scene. No injuries have been indicated.

Collision in Mokelumne Hill

    August 11, 2020 at 12:10 PM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Hwy 26 at Barney Way in the Mokelumne Hill area.

  Emergency vehicles are responding to the scene.


Motorcycle collision in Volcano

    August 11, 2020 at 10:10 AM:  A motorcycle collision has been reported on Rams Horn Grade in Volcano.

   An ambulance is responding to the scene.


Vehicle chase in Rancho Calaveras

    August 11, 2020 at 9:10 AM:  Two vehicles are reportedly chasing each other on Hartvickson after a traffic collision.

   CHP is responding to the Rancho Calaveras area.

Don't take chances with FIRE! Conditions are dangerous!!

Disasters waiting for President Biden at White House

    The fact is that when President Biden takes over in January, if successful in November, he has disasters waiting for him.

   Not only does he have to deal with the virus PANDEMIC, but a depression ECONOMY and protests of unrest because of Trump and his kind all over the country.

Monday, August 10, 2020

On YouTube: The Bear Whisperer

    Does Ebbetts Pass consider a black bear to be a quality of life. We see statues of bears

Vehicle fire in Twain Harte

    August 10, 2020 at 3:40 PM:  A vehicle fire has been reported on Twain Harte Grade in Twain Harte.

   Fire personnel are responding to the scene.


Calaveras Sheriff says THANK YOU!

    The Calaveras Sheriff sent out a press release today thanking the many citizens who called and identified the suspect on the videos who burglarized White Pines Park.

   Matt Williams is apparently being held on $50,000 bail in the Calaveras County Jail.

Collision in Glencoe

    August 10, 2020 at 3:25 PM:  A solo vehicle has reportedly run off Hwy 26 at Ealy Road in the Glencoe area.

   An ambulance is responding to the scene.


Three vehicle collision on Hwy 108

    August 10, 2020 at 9:15 AM:  A three vehicle collision has been reported on Hwy 108 at Rawhide Road in Sonora.

  It isn't yet known if there are any injuries.

Car into fence in Oakdale

    August 10, 2020 at 8:50 AM:  An elderly man reportedly drove into a fence on Rodden Road and Gray Fox Court in Oakdale.

  It isn't yet clear if there are injuries.

Trump on Mt. Rushmore? HA! HA! HA!HA! HA!!

What a joke that would be!!
   It's not at all surprising

Car vs pole and fence on Hwy 49

    August 10, 2020 at 7:20 AM:  A car has struck a pole and a fence on Hwy 49 near Tuttletown.

    Emergency vehicles are responding to the scene, but no injuries have been indicated.  Be extra cautious if in that area until cleared. 


Sunday, August 9, 2020

Trump's executive order worthless??

   This morning on CNN Dana Bash interviewed Larry Kudlow regarding the Executive Order Trump signed yesterday in front of a crowd of 25 members at his golf club.

  Kudlow was at his worst trying to answer why NONE of the order was what Trump said it was. It was just another worthless gimmick to try and save his re-election.

Foam Ice Chests on Sale

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

Motorcycle collision on Hwy 4--Fatal

   UPDATE at 12 N:  The driver of the Harley did not survive this crash.

Overturned car in Copperopolis

    August 9, 2020 at 8:45 AM:  An overturned car has been reported on Obyrnes Ferry Road in Copperopolis.

   An ambulance is responding. The car is on its roof.


Saturday, August 8, 2020

City of Angels Camp applies for Emergency declaration

    Due to the wildfire in downtown Angels Camp on July 31, 2020 the City of Angels Camp passed a emergency declaration claim to the state.

   This may make them eligible for grants or loans.   They held a Special Meeting of the City Council on Friday, August 7, 2020 for that agenda item.


Friday, August 7, 2020

Calaveras County Covid cases increase

     The Calaveras Health Department reports that cases of the Covid virus have increased in the past week.

     As of August 6, 2020 the total number of cases confirmed is 136.

Boil water order has been lifted

    The boil water order in Avery through Forest Meadows has been lifted.

   CCWD says the water is now testing clear and clean.


Traffic collision in Copperopolis

    UPDATE:  No traffic collision has been found so far.

How many CoronaVirus cases?

    According to a CNN report, there are currently 19 million confirmed cases of Covid 19 throughout the world.

 California has 541,000 cases and 10,000 deaths from the virus.


Failure to appear on felony charge arrest

    On August 6, 2020 Calaveras Sheriff deputies arrested Ryan J. Utterback (33) of Arnold at his residence on Longman Drive.

   Utterback was booked into the Calaveras County Jail for alleged Failure to appear on a felony charge, a felony and for Possession of a controlled substance and possession of illegal paraphernalia, both misdemeanors.

Two arrests at Big Trees Market

    On August 6, 2020 Calaveras Sheriff deputies arrested Matthew DeWayne Williams (32)

Who is so stupid to give their money to the NRA???

   We have always wondered who are the people so stupid as to give their hard-earned

Three vehicle collision on Latrobe Road

   August 7, 2020 at 8 AM:  A three vehicle collision has been reported on Latrobe Road outside Plymouth.

   No injuries have been indicated.

Thursday, August 6, 2020

Crash in West Point

   August 6, 2020 at 4:15 PM:  A crash has been reported on Hwy 26 near the Mokelumne River in West Point.

   A vehicle went of the bridge and down the embankment. An ambulance is responding.

Traffic collision in Twain Harte

   August 6, 2020 at 2:30 PM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Sierra Road in Twain Harte.

   CHP is responding to the scene.

Collision on Hwy 26

   August 6, 2020 at 1:15 PM:  A collision has been reported on Hwy 26 near Ponderosa outside Mokelumne Hill.

   CHP is responding.

White Pines Park suspect

Same suspect, different camera shot at White Pines Park. Call 754-6500 if you know who this is.

Have you seen this person???

The camera at White Pines Park caught this suspect. If you know him, call 754-6500. 

The camera at White Pines Park caught this suspect. If you know him, call 754-6500