Saturday, October 31, 2020

Sir Sean Connery dies

   007 himself, Sir Sean Connery, has passed away.

   He was 90 years old.

Happy Halloween


Don't forget to turn back your clocks one hour.

Missing West Point juvenile located--Arrests made

    According to the Calaveras Sheriff, around 7 PM on October 30, 2020, Kaylee Arney, was discovered at a residence in West Point.

    Three people have been arrested in this case. No other details have been released.

Friday, October 30, 2020

Honda Civic vs tree

    October 30, 2020 at 1:20 PM:  A Honda Civic reportedly struck a tree on Railroad Flat Road.

   An ambulance is responding to the scene.


    Why does the US Postal Service spend millions on advertising?

   What a waste, just like the rest of the postal service, they are losing money all the time.



Stolen "Barbie" Dodge Durango located

     According to the Angels Camp Police Department,  the stolen "Barbie" Dodge Durango taken from the Calaveras Lumber parking lot last

Car vs. embankment in Sutter Creek

    October 30, 2020 at 7:45 AM:  An elderly man reportedly struck an embankment on Shake Ridge Road in Sutter Creek.

   The vehicle is now apparently stuck, but no injuries have been indicated.

Thursday, October 29, 2020

UPDATE: I've been adopted! Hi! I'm Charlie and I need a home!!


Come visit me at the Calaveras Animal Shelter in San Andreas

Car vs embankment in Mokelumne Hill

    October 29, 2020 at 2:10 PM:  A car reportedly struck the embankment on Hwy 49 near Big Bar Road outside Mokelumne Hill.

   An ambulance is responding to the scene.

Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Car hits apartments in San Andreas

    October 28, 2020 at 3:30 PM:  A car has reportedly rolled and struck an apartment building on St. Charles Street in San Andreas.

   Emergency personnel are responding to the scene. No injuries have been indicated. One person was seen running from the area.

A new fire in Jackson

   October 28, 2020 at 3:10 PM:  A new vegetation fire has been reported on New York Ranch Road in Jackson.

   Engines are responding to the scene.

Collision in West Point

    October 28, 2020 at 2:45 PM:  A vehicle collision has been reported on Bald Mountain Road in West Point.

   Emergency personnel are responding to the scene.

Fire in Jackson

    October 28, 2020 at 1:25 PM:  A fire has been reported on Ridge Road at New York Ranch Road in Jackson.

   Several engines have been dispatched to the scene.

Grass fire at Phoenix Lake

    October 28, 2020 at 11:50 AM:  A grass fire has been reported at Phoenix Lake Road and Creekside Drive in the Phoenix Lake area.

   Several engines have been dispatched to the scene.

Hit and run collision in Groveland

    October 28, 2020 at 11:45 AM:  A hit and run collision has been reported at Hwy 120 and New Priest Grade in Groveland.

   An ambulance is responding due to injuries.

Gravel Spill in Twain Harte

    October 28, 2020 at 11:40 AM:  A gravel spill has been reported on Hwy 108 at Twain Harte Drive in Twain Harte.

   Caltrans has been requested to clean it up for safety. Be cautious if in that area.

Missing juvenile in West Point


 On October 22, 2020 Kaylee Arney was first reported missing in West Point after her grandmother

Sunday, October 25, 2020

Motorcycle crash on Hwy 4

    October 25, 2020 at 11:25 AM:  A motorcycle crash was reported on Hwy 4 at Milton Road in Copperoppolis.

   An ambulance is responding to the scene.

49ers in New England today

   On Sunday October 25, 2020 the SF 49ers will play the New England Patriots.

   The game is scheduled for 1:25 PM.

Saturday, October 24, 2020

Friday, October 23, 2020

Overturned car outside Jamestown

    October 23, 2020 at 4:15 PM:  A car rolled over several times into a field at Hwy 49 and Sims Road near Jamestown.

   An ambulance is responding. Driver is pinned in the vehicle. 

Motorcycle collision on Hwy 49

    October 23, 2020 at 2:45 PM:  A motorcycle collision has been reported on Hwy 49 near the Mokelumne River Bridge.

   An ambulance is responding to the scene, along with a tow truck. Injuries appear to be minor. 

Collision in Angels Camp

    October 23, 2020 at 12:05 PM:  A two vehicle collision has been reported on Main Street at Stockton Road in Angels Camp.

   Emergency personnel are responding to the scene.


Car vs. pedestrian

    October 23, 2020 at 11:30 AM:  A car has struck a pedestrian on South Main Street in Murphys.

    Several emergency personnel are responding to the scene.

CCWD hires new External Affairs Manager


According to Rebecca Callen, CCWD has hired a new External Affairs Manager for their San Andreas offices.

   Jessica Self will take over the job on Monday, October  26, 2020.

Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Chase ends with arrest in Angels Camp--Kudos to new Calaveras deputy

    On October 17, 2020 around 12:20 AM a new deputy, recently graduated from training,

Traffic collision on Hwy 4

UPDATE:  Apparently this was a stalled vehicle incorrectly reported as a crash. Units have been cancelled.

Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Butt-naked Trumper


Another typical Trumper... stealing Biden signs

Collision in Copperopolis

    October 20, 2020 at 7:50 AM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Hwy 4 near Telegraph in Copperopolis.

   It isn't yet known if there are injuries.

Monday, October 19, 2020

Fire at Camp Hope homeless camp

    UPDATE:  Fire is approximately 1/8 of an acre at this time.

Fire at Don Pedro

   UPDATE:  A 2nd grass fire has been reported at J59 and Hwy 132.

Evacuations lifted in Cameron Park

    A fire started by a vehicle along Hwy 50 caused Cameron Park to be evacuated yesterday, October 18, 2020 in El Dorado County.

   Evacuations were lifted late last night after it was brought under control. 15 acres burned and two outbuildings were destroyed.

Sunday, October 18, 2020

It's just TOO funny....


...and it sat there for quite awhile!!

49ers at home today

    The San Francisco 49ers will play in their home stadium today against the Rams.

   They have the 5:20 PM game on TV.

Black cow is back on Moran Road

    October 18, 2020 at 9:50 AM:  The black cow is reportedly back on Moran Road near Avery Hotel Road in Avery.

   CHP is responding to the area to locate the owner. Be extra cautious.

Saturday, October 17, 2020

Black cow on Hwy 4

    October 17, 2020 at 3 PM:  A black cow has been reported on Hwy 4 at Moran Road in Avery.

    CHP Is responding to the scene to try and locate the owner.

Motorcycle collision in Arnold

    October 17, 2020 at 2:10 PM:  A motorcycle and car have reportedly collided on Hwy 4 at Henry Drive in Arnold.

   An ambulance is responding to the scene, along with a tow truck.

Big rig blocking Hwy 12

    October 17, 2020 at 1:05 PM:  A big rig is reportedly stuck and blocking part of Hwy 12 between Toyon and Valley Springs.

   A tow truck is responding to the scene.

Collision in Douglas Flat

    October 17, 2020 at 1 PM:  A collision has been reported on Hwy 4 at Holiday Mine Road in Douglas Flat.

   One car rear-ended another at that location. No injuries have been indicated.

Friday, October 16, 2020

Adventures of Bigfoot Tiny D***

I'm not as dumb as I look!!
Well, maybe I am...
I look just like my thieving wife....

Person sitting in middle of roadway

    October 16, 2020 at 3:50 PM:  A person is slumped over sitting in the middle of Hwy 26 and Milton Road with red underwear on.

   CHP is at the scene and has called for an ambulance.

Collision in Columbia

     October 16, 2020 at 1:40 PM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Hwy 49 at Parrotts Ferry Road in Columbia.

   No injuries have been indicated.

Fire in Clements

   UPDATE:  This fire is under control. Cancel all other personnel.

Tulloch Bridge blocked by collision

   October 16, 2020 at 1:15 PM:  A collision between a container truck and a Honda Civic has been reported on Obyrnes Ferry Road on the bridge.

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

Motorcycle and big rig collide

    October 16, 2020 at 11 AM:  A big rig has collided with a motorcycle on Airport Blvd in Manteca.

    The motorcycle rider did not survive the crash.  The big rig has major front end damage.

Fire in Copperopolis

    October 16, 2020 at 10:40 AM:  A fire has just been reported on Hwy 4 at Milton Road in Copperopolis.

   CalFire is responding to the scene.  Apparently 1/2 acre at this time, near the turkey ranch.

Grass Fire outside Ione

    October 16, 2020 at 10:20 AM:  A grass fire has been reported off Hwy 16 outside Ione.

   Fire personnel are responding to the scene.

Unsurprising Calaveras Grand Jury report

    The Calaveras Grand Jury just issued a press release that they investigated the Calaveras

16 people dead from COVID 19 in Calaveras County


   Of the 331 confirmed cases of COVID 19 in Calaveras County, 7 are

"God help us!!!" says Brian Williams


On his MSNBC news show last night two women were interviewed who stated they believed the Q ANON

Dueling town halls: Obvious difference


The two town halls that Trump insisted on last night on two separate TV stations, showed the obvious difference

Thursday, October 15, 2020

Collision in Mokelumne Hill

    October 15, 2020 at 1:30 PM:  A motorcycle collision has been reported at Hwy 49 and Hwy 26 in Mokelumne Hill.

   An ambulance is responding to the scene, which is closer to the 13 curves.


Arnold True Value has bargain TOYS......


...and kids books too!

Collision in Arnold

   October 15, 2020 at 8 AM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Hwy 4 at Country Club Road in Arnold.

  It isn't known if there are injuries. 

Wednesday, October 14, 2020

Angels City Council candidates forum


Grass fire in Clements

   October 14, 2020 at 2:05 PM:  A grass fire has been reported on Hwy 12 at Clements Road in Clements.

   Fire personnel are responding to the scene.

Motorhome fire

    October 14, 2020 at 1 PM:  A motorhome was reported on fire on Railroad Flat Road in Mountain Ranch.

   The fire was put out without it going into the grass.

OP-ED by Robert Jensen "Against Hierarchy"

   It's getting harder for people in the United States to turn away from the sexism, racism and inequality that is woven in the fabric of society.

   From the women's march of 2017 to the ongoing protests against white supremacy in policing and other institutions, to the wider attention being paid to extreme disparities in wealth-the demand for justice intensifies.

   What connects the analysis behind today's different liberation movements? Do oppressive  systems have common roots? How can we think in intersectional fashion about how injustice

Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Fire on Hwy 4


A big thanks to B in Copper for the

UPDATE:  Fire has been contained. Mop-up continues.

October 13, 2020 at 2 PM:  A fire that was started by a vehicle pulling over on Hwy 4 near Horseshoe Lane in Copperopolis is causing traffic problems.

Fire personnel are at the scene.

Nasty Trumper threatens to sue neighbor

   This woman was angry that her neighbors had Biden signs in their yard.

   She is obviously a typical Trumper!!! Her rant was caught on video. Isn't she cute???

Calaveras Democrats meeting tonight October 13, 2020

   AT 5 PM October 13, 2020 Calaveras Democrats will hold a virtual meeting.

   Find out how to access the meeting by going to their website

Columbia gets new helicopter

    Columbia Air Attack is receiving a new helicopter for firefighting in our area.

   Calfire will be conducting training for this new helicopter from October 11 through October 17, 2020.

Monday, October 12, 2020

Arrest for attempted murder

   According to the Calaveras Sheriff's Office on October 10, 2020 deputies arrested Daniel Rock Marchand, Jr. (40) of Murphys at his residence on French Gulch Road. 

  Marchand was booked into the Calaveras County Jail for alleged Attempted Murder and Inflicting Corporal Injury on a Spouse, both felonies.

Michael Smith of Valley Springs


  Michael R. Smith was born in Glendale on January 25, 1947 and passed away on September

Senator Blackburn from Tennessee cites old England

    During the Barrett confirmation hearing, Sen. Blackburn stated that the American people and the Founding Fathers did not

"Worst thing you can be called is a RACIST", says Senator Kennedy

    When Senator Kennedy had his turn to speak during the Amy Coney Barret hearing for

Collision outside Clements

    October 12, 2020 at 9:20 AM:  A pickup and trailer hit the embankment and crashed, causing injuries at Hwy 88 and Liberty Road outside Clements.

    A male is yelling due to losing his dog and he has a broken leg.  Emergency personnel are responding to the scene.

The TRUE problem with religious appointments

     It isn't that anyone wants to eliminate someone from appointments because of their

Sunday, October 11, 2020

Ballot box moved

    The Ballot drop box for West Point has been moved to the West Point Trading Post.

   It will be open from 9AM to 9 PM Monday through Saturday.

49ers at home today

    The Miami Dolphins are in Santa Clara to play the San Francisco 49ers today.

    They have the 1:25 PM game. Dolphins are 1-3 and the Niners are 2-2.

Saturday, October 10, 2020

Three car collision on Hwy 4

    October 10, 1010 at 4:05 PM:  A three vehicle collision has been reported on Hwy 4 at Upper Moran Road in Arnold.

   One vehicle is overturned. Emergency vehicles are responding to the scene.

Will Candyrock Terrorists and Porn Club start violence??

    After the arrest of the domestic terrorists in Michigan, concern for rural violent terrorists

Friday, October 9, 2020

MLB star Whitey Ford dies


   MLB star Whitey Ford has died.  He was 91 years old.

   He was known as the greatest Yankees pitcher of all time.

Fire on Mountain Ranch Road

   A vehicle fire has been reported on Mountain Ranch Road just outside San Andreas.

   The vehicle is apparently fully engulfed. Several engines are responding to the scene.

Ray Foppiano, lifelong resident of Angels Camp


  On Saturday September 26, 2020, devoted husband, father and grandfather Raymond Charles Foppiano passed away in San Andreas after a long illness.

Did you get two ballots?

    Many of us have received both a ballot for Covid 19, a mail-in ballot and for those already registered absentee, a second ballot for that.

   The Calaveras Registrar of voters says that we should use the second ballot we receive to vote instead of the first if we are absentee voters.

Collision on Hwy 4

    October 9, 2020 at 8:15 AM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Hwy 4 in front of Snowshoe Brewery in Arnold.

   CHP has been notified and is en route to the scene, along with fire personnel.

VOTE Trump and all his EVIL right-wing buddies OUT of OFFICE!!


Thursday, October 8, 2020

Shocking story of right-wing plot in Michigan

The FBI, without telling Trump, followed and taped a right wing militia group in Michigan, who

Bull on Butte Mountain Road


October 8, 2020 at 10:10 AM:  A bull has been reported standing on Butte Mountain Road at Clinton Road outside Jackson.

   CHP is attempting to locate the owner. Be extra cautious if in the area.

Man throwing rocks into Hwy 108

    October 8, 2020 at 9:40 AM:  A man is reportedly throwing rocks onto Hwy 108 at Rawhide Road in Sonora.

   CHP has been notified and is en route to the scene.

Wednesday, October 7, 2020

Trump: "Don't be afraid of the virus"!

    While Trump is telling America that they should not be afraid of the Covid 19 virus, the White House was busy.

   They are busy in Hazmat suits, spraying and disinfecting the building because of their fear of it spreading.

Hwy 12 blocked at Burson Road

  UPDATE:  This will be a long closure.

Stephen Miller has the VIRUS

   No question that Stephen Miller is the weirdest racist in the Trump White House.

   He has now been diagnosed with the COVID 19 virus. Maybe he will now attend a Klan meeting or two.

Tuesday, October 6, 2020

CCWD warns of discolored water

    According to CCWD on October 9, 2020 some residents of Ebbetts Pass will have discolored water, continuing through October 12, 2020.

   This will be due to the changeover of the pipeline between Avery and Forest Meadows.

Collision and fire at Don Pedro

    October 6, 2020 at 2:05 PM:  A traffic collision and fire have been reported on J 59 and Old Don Pedro Road at Don Pedro Reservoir.

   Fire personnel and a tow truck are responding to the scene. No injuries have been indicated.

Have you heard the leaked tapes of Melania about Christmas?


You have got to go online and look up the tapes of Melania that were leaked to the

Rocker Eddie Van Halen dies


  We just learned that Eddie Van Halen has died at the age of 65 of throat cancer.

   He was once married to Valerie Bertinelli and they have one son.

Fire on Clinton Road in Pine Grove

    October 6, 2020 at 12:10 PM:  Supplemental assistance has been dispatched to a fire on Clinton Road in Pine Grove.

   That is very close to the Calaveras County line.

Experimental drugs and steroids

    The side effects of all the experimental drugs and steroids on Trump are very concerning.

    He is exhibiting extraordinarily bizarre behavior since returning to the White House.

Fire in Vallecito

  UPDATE:  Fire about 1/4 acre, containment right away.

Monday, October 5, 2020

Fire in Jenny Lind.

  UPDATE at 2:55 PM: First engine on scene says fire is about 2 acres in size at this time.

White House Dogs

Big rig fire

    UPDATE:  Fire has been contained to big rig; not spread into grass.  This is actually closer to Appaloosa Way and Hwy 4.

Seniors now overwhelmingly for Biden

    In yesterday's poll, seniors favored Biden to Trump 67% to 29%.  There is a good reason for the switch since 2016.

    Seniors stated that they wanted some decorum and stability. 


Overturned car in Fiddletown

    October 5, 2020 at 10:30 AM:  A car reportedly overturned on Fiddletown Road in Fiddletown.

   An ambulance is responding to the scene. 

Jim Harmuth of Avery


 Jim Harmuth was born on August 21, 1938 in Hutchinson, Kansas.   He passed peacefully at his

More structures lost in Glass Fire

    October 5, 2020:  Per Calfire, the Glass Fire in Napa and Sonoma counties, is now 65,580 acres and 30% contained. 

   Over 1,230 structures have been destroyed by this fire so far.

Sunday, October 4, 2020

UPDATE: Niko has been adopted! Niko needs a home


This blue eyed beauty can be visited at the
Calaveras Animal Shelter in San Andreas

What the FBI says is true


The FBI issued a warning to the public that the most dangerous people in America are

UPDATE: Yes, and the winner is the old Angels Camp Grammar School. Anyone recognize this once wonderful old building?? Hint.....


Not the old hospital in San Andreas, but it was beautiful too!  Good

Glass Fire update

    The Glass Fire has been burning in Napa and Sonoma counties now for 6 days and has destroyed 826 structures.

   63,885 acres have burned and it is only 17% contained as of October 4, 2020.  The cause is under investigation.


49ers at home tonight


The SF 49ers will play the Eagles in the 5:20 PM game tonight in Santa Clara.

    Niners are 2-1 and the Eagles are 0-2-1.  Go Niners!

Motorcycle collision in Columbia

    October 4, 2020 at 10 AM:  A motorcycle and a car have reportedly collided on Horseshoe Bend Road in Columbia.

   No injuries have been indicated. 

Kidnapping attempt at Joe Montana's home


Joe Montana and his wife Jennifer were in their Malibu home yesterday

Woman screaming on Church Street

    October 4, 2020 at 9 AM:  A woman is reportedly screaming on Church Street in San Andreas.

   She apparently was having a seizure and went to the fire station for help and they called her crazy. Her mother is responding from Glencoe.

How many Repubs now have COVID??

    At last count, was it eight who got the COVID at the mega spread party in the Rosegarden with the nominated judge?

   Let's see, Chris Cristy, Sen. Mike Lee, Kellyanne Conway, Melania and Donald Trump, Hope Hicks, Sen. Thom Tillis and an unnamed reporter have been reported sick so far.

Saturday, October 3, 2020

Collision in Burson

    October 3, 2020 at 1:45 PM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Burson Road at Dakota Drive in Burson.

   No injuries have been indicated.

Motorcycle collision in Martell

   October 3, 2020 at 12:15 PM:  A motorcycle collision has been reported on Hwy 88 at Wicklow Way in Martell.

   Minor injuries were indicated. A tow truck is responding for the motorcycle.

Trump rushed to Walter Reed Hospital

    Because his Chief of Staff thought it better if he could still walk to the helicopter, Trump

Friday, October 2, 2020

Thursday, October 1, 2020

Brings gun and dog

     October 1, 2020 at 4:45 PM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Southworth Drive at Hwy 12 in Burson, where a car drove off the roadway onto someone's property.

   The owner appeared with a gun and a dog. CHP is responding to the scene.

Collision in Jamestown

     October 1, 2020 at 1:20 PM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Hwy 108 at Golf Links Road in the Jamestown area.

  An ambulance is responding to the scene.


Copper Fire in Ione

    The Copper Fire off Hwy 16 in Ione burned about 48 acres and closed Hwy 16 to traffic for awhile.

   Also a vehicle collided with a Caltrans truck during the fire.  The roadway is now reopened.