Monday, April 12, 2021

Sweet Ashley needs a home

 

Visit her at the Calaveras Animal Shelter
in San Andreas

Sunday, April 11, 2021

Good News! Bear Valley Music Festival

 

July 23-August 1, 2021

If your birthday is today, April 11....

  ..... you share it with Ethyl Kennedy, wife of Robert,

Friday, April 9, 2021

Prince Phillip dies

 

Queen Elizabeth's husband Prince Phillip died
this morning.  He was 99 years old.

Wednesday, April 7, 2021

Big rig blocking in Twain Harte

    April 7, 2021 at 10:30 AM:  A big rig attempting to turn around is blocking both directions of traffic on Twain Harte Drive at Highland.

    A big rig tow truck is responding to the scene.  Be extra cautious in that area until cleared.

Tuesday, April 6, 2021

Rollover in Angels Camp

 April 6, 2021 at 3 PM:  A collision resulting in a rollover has been reported on Hwy 49 near Cosgrave in the Angels Camp area.

   An ambulance is responding. Be extra cautious until they can clear the roadway.

Firearm arrest in West Point

    On April 3, 2021 Calaveras Sheriff deputies arrested Jason Andrew Smith (38) of

Superdeck OIL based no longer available...

 

Oil based Superdeck will no longer be available

Sunday, April 4, 2021

If your birthday is today April 4...

 ...you share it with actor Heath Ledger, actor Robert Downey, Jr., amazing poet Maya Angelou,

This morning on FOX News....

    One of the FOX News pundits this morning kept repeating that he didn't understand why all the other networks, Hollywood and at least half of the country keep calling Republicans

Hoppy Easter everyone!!!

 


Saturday, April 3, 2021

Thursday, April 1, 2021

Dead body found in Mountain Ranch

 Hikers apparently located a human body (remains) on their property near Mountain Ranch.

  Authorities are attempting to identify and to find the cause of death. 

Wednesday, March 31, 2021

Major injury collision in San Andreas

    March 31, 2021 at 3 PM:  A collision has been reported at Hwy 49 and Hwy 12 in San Andreas.

    Major injuries are indicated. An ambulance is responding to the scene.

Arizona man arrested

    On March 28, 2021 Calaveras County Sheriff deputies arrested Emmett Cleveland James, Jr. (44) of Arizona on Daphne Street in Valley Springs.

    James was booked into the Calaveras County Jail for alleged

Monday, March 29, 2021

Vietnam Veterans Day

 

No one really wants to be reminded of this 
20 year war, do they!??!!

Saturday, March 27, 2021

Another collision on Hwy 4

    March 27, 2021 at 1:05 PM:  A collision has been reported on Hwy 4 at Milton Road near Copperopolis.

   At least one car went through a fence.  No injuries have been indicated.

Collision on Hwy 4

     March 27, 2021 at 12 Noon:  CHP is just now clearing an earlier collision on Hwy 4 at Poole Station Road below Angels Camp.

   No injuries were indicated.  Be extra careful if headed that way.

Hwy 4 and 99 Freeway is a mess!!

    As you may know, Caltrans is replacing the Farmington Bridge at Hwy 99 and Hwy 4

Thursday, March 25, 2021

Wednesday, March 24, 2021

Calf on Hwy 26

    March 24, 2021 at 10:10 AM:  A calf has been reported on Hwy 26 at Olive Orchard in Valley Springs.

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

Tuesday, March 23, 2021

Deputy saves jumper

 

Calaveras Sheriff's deputy Jason Markovitz was
presented with an official Life Saving Award for
saving the life of this jumper on
February 8, 2021 on the Parrotts Ferry Bridge.

It isn't Spring ......

 !!

Til the Dogwoods bloom

Monday, March 22, 2021

Rollover in Jamestown

   March 22, 2021 at 3:55 PM:  A vehicle has been reported rolled over on Chicken Ranch Road in Jamestown.

   A fire is apparently starting in the vehicle. Authorities are responding to the scene. The driver had been reported speeding prior to the collision.

Structure fire in Jamestown

    March 22, 2021 at 1:40 PM:  A structure fire has been reported at Hwy 108 and Chicken Ranch Road in Jamestown.

   Several engines and water tenders are responding.

Collision in Glencoe

    March 22, 2021 at 9 AM:  A collision has been reported on Hwy 26 near Flying Dove Lane in the Glencoe area.

   It isn't known if there are injuries. A tow truck is responding.

Saturday, March 20, 2021

Collision in Jackson

    March 20, 2021 at 1:30 PM:  A collision has been reported on Hwy 88 at Jackson Valley Road in Jackson.

   An ambulance is responding to the scene.

Collision in Pine Grove

  Injuries in this crash were minor.

Friday, March 19, 2021

If Putin says "good health" to you, look out!!!

   Now that Russia's  Putin has wished Biden "good health", Biden better beware.

   It likely means that he will be a target, like others who criticize him.

Sean Hannity caught!!!

 

Yes, Hannity was caught live on camera, vaping,
as his set manager tried to warn him.  

Thursday, March 18, 2021

Angels Camp woman arrested

   On March 17, 2021 Angels Camp Police arrested Melissa Anne Manning (39) of Angels Camp on Hwy 49.

   Manning was booked into the Calaveras County Jail for alleged Burglary and Threatening a Crime with Intent to Terrorize, both felonies.

Nine to compete for Miss Calaveras 2021

 


Here are the names of the nine who signed up to compete for Miss Calaveras at the county

Wednesday, March 17, 2021

Jenny Lind man arrested

    On March 13, 2021 Calaveras Sheriff Deputies arrested Marc Allen Holocker (21) of Valley Springs at his residence on Scenic Valley Drive.

   Holocker was booked into the Calaveras County Jail for alleged Assault with a Deadly Weapon and Threatening a Crime with Intent to Terrorize, both felonies and for destroying a wireless device, a misdemeanor.

Matthew Williams arrested

      According to the Calaveras Sheriff, on March 15, 2021, deputies arrested Matthew

Garbage truck overturned

    March 17, 2021 at 8 AM:  A garbage truck has overturned on Obyrnes Ferry Road at Rock Creek Road in Copperopolis.

   No injuries are indicated, but garbage spilled into the runoff area.

Happy St. Patrick's Day

 


Monday, March 15, 2021

Calf and cow out on Six Mile Road

    March 15, 2021 at 12:15 PM:  A cow and calf are reportedly out on Six Mile Road in Murphys.

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

Hwy 4 blocked at Spicer--Chains required above Murphys

    March 15, 2021 at 7:20 AM:  A pickup is reportedly blocking Hwy 4 at Spicer in Ebbetts Pass. A tow truck is responding to the scene.

   Chains are required above Murphys.  Drive carefully.

Sunday, March 14, 2021

Does the Collierville Tunnel go UNDER your house?

 

They say the Collierville Tunnel is big enough for a dump truck
to drive through. It comes out at the Collierville Power House
 near Melones and water comes from McKay Reservoir.
Click on map to enlarge!

Motherlode Cruise

 


Meet 4 month old Jetta

 
  Jetta is now available for adoption at the Calaveras Animal Shelter in San Andreas. She is about 4 months old.

    Come and visit her, she is playful and super friendly. 

Saturday, March 13, 2021

Cow on Hwy 4

    March 13, 2021 at 10 AM:  A cow has been reported on Hwy 4 at Parrotts Ferry Road in Vallecito.

    Be extra cautious until authorities can locate the owner and clear the roadway.

Friday, March 12, 2021

Methamphetamine arrest in Angels Camp

    On March 11, 2021 Angels Camp Police arrested James St. Louis (38) of Douglas Flat on Main Street.

    After a chase officers

Wild horses looking for loving homes

   On Thursday March 25, 2021 BLM will have up to eight saddle-trained wild horse up for adoption.

   The event will be virtual via Zoom. For more information go to blm.gov/cawildhorseadoption.

Thursday, March 11, 2021

Head-on collision in Jamestown

    March 11, 2021 at 3:20 PM:  A head-on collision has been reported on 5th street in Jamestown.

   Emergency personnel are responding to the scene.

Windchimes arrive at Arnold True Value

 

Spring is coming!!

Motorcycle crash in Valley Springs

    March 11, 2021 at 10:55 AM:  A motorcycle collision has been reported on Hwy 26 near Olive Orchard Drive in Valley Springs.

   An ambulance is responding to the scene.

Wednesday, March 10, 2021

Collison in Arnold

    March 20, 2021 at 2:15 PM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Hwy 4 and Beatrice in Arnold.

    Emergency personnel are responding to the scene.

Indoor dining resumes in Calaveras

    Due to the number of cases of Covid decreasing in Calaveras County, the state has moved us from the purple tier to the red tier.

   That means that restaurants can not have indoor dining with 25% of capacity. 

Tuesday, March 9, 2021

Collision on Hwy 4

    March 9, 2021 at 4:40 PM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Hwy 4 at Milton Road below Copperopolis.

    An ambulance is responding to the scene.

Collision on Hwy 26

    March 9, 2021 at 11:55 AM:  A report of a collision between a big rig and a car

Structure fire arrest by DA

    On March 8, 2021 the Calaveras County District Attorney arrested Shane Kim Orvis

Arrest for Explosive Device

    On March 5, 2021 Angels Camp Police arrested Jarrett James Bravo (28) of Twain Harte on Main Street.

   Bravo was booked into the Calaveras County Jail for alleged Possession of an explosive device in a public place. 

Fire alarm at Angels Camp Museum

    UPDATE:  This is now reported to be a false alarm.

   March 9, 2021 at 10:25 AM:  The fire department

Monday, March 8, 2021

Sunday, March 7, 2021

Saturday, March 6, 2021

Q-Anon named Domestic Terrorists

    The FBI has made an announcement that the Q-Anon Trump group is now officially Domestic Terrorists.

   It is based on the conspiracy theories the group perpetrates and their involvement in the January 6, 2021 Trump Insurrection.

Friday, March 5, 2021

Fire in Murphys

    March 5, 2021 at 1:10 PM:  A fire has been reported on Log Cabin Drive near Darby Lane in Murphys.

   Several engines and water tenders are responding.

Collision on Hwy 49

    March 5, 2021 at 9:40 AM:  A car has run off Hwy 49 at Union Mine Road in San Andreas and gone down the embankment.

    An ambulance is responding to the scene. 

Wednesday, March 3, 2021

UPDATE: Victim of Hit and Run Authorities investigating death of teen

     Authorities have concluded that Molly Burgess (17) was struck by a vehicle who

Arrest for Vehicle Theft

    On March 2, 2021 CHP arrested Steven Bellamy (45) of Lodi in Double Springs.

    Bellamy was booked into the

Dr. Suess bans racist books

    Were you surprised to hear that the Dr. Suess company has now banned 6 books considered to be racist and will not publish them again.

   So, what will racist parents buy for their children to teach them to follow in their footsteps??

Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Two more COVID deaths in Calaveras

    The Calaveras Health Department has now reported two more deaths in the county in the past week.

     A total of 1910 cases have been verified  altogether in Calaveras County.   47 have died from COVID.

Petie needs a home

 

Petie is a handsome boy in need of a home.
Visit him at the Calaveras Animal Shelter
in San Andreas 

Monday, March 1, 2021

Traffic collision near Frogtown

   March 1, 2021 at 3:05 PM: A traffic collision has been reported on Hwy 49 near Frogtown outside Angels Camp.

   An ambulance is responding to the scene. A grey Jeep and a black Escalade are involved.

Sir Earl Grey

   

This Royal solid grey with big yellow eyes would
make your home complete. Visit him at Calaveras
Animal Services in San Andreas.

Saturday, February 27, 2021

Escaped debris burn in Arnold

    February 27, 2021 at 4:45 PM:  An escaped debris burn has been reported on Pine Cone Drive in Arnold.

   Ebbetts Pass Fire is responding to the scene.

Delays on Hwy 26 in Valley Springs

    Caltrans will be working on Hwy 26 in the Valley Springs area this coming week.

   One way traffic control will be in effect for most of the day.

Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Burglary arrest

    On February 23, 2021 Calaveras Sheriff deputies arrested Jonathan Hunter Morris

Arrest for false bomb report

    According to the Calaveras Sheriff, on February 22, 2021 they arrested Jimmy James King (21) of Valley Springs

Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Tiger Woods hospitalized

    February 23, 2021:  Tiger Woods has reportedly been hospitalized in Los Angeles following a car crash.

    It was apparently a single vehicle rollover with major damage to the vehicle. The jaws of life were used to free Woods and he was taken to a local hospital.

Monday, February 22, 2021

Fatal motorcycle crash

   According to CHP on February 21, 2021 around 4:05 PM a juvenile was driving his Chevrolet eastbound

CHP arrest for car theft

   On February 20, 2021 CHP arrested Jared Walter Edwin Mettler (30) of Lodi on Hwy 12 at Burson Road in Burson.

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

Water main broken in Arnold

    February 22, 2021 at 8 AM:  A water main is broken at Manuel Road and Fir Street in Arnold.

    There is a river flowing and a lake is forming on Manuel Road.  Avoid the area if possible.

Saturday, February 20, 2021

Kim and Kanye call it quits!!

 

Kim filed for divorce this week!!!

Chains required in Arnold

    February 20, 2021:  Caltrans is requiring chains just above Arnold on Hwy 4 this morning.

    Drive carefully if headed to play in the snow.

Friday, February 19, 2021

Mars Rover

 

This is the Mars Rover just as it lands on Mars. It took 
6 months to get there, but can send photos quickly. 

Stovetop on Hwy 4

    February 19, 2021 at 11:25 AM:  A stovetop has been reported on Hwy 4 in Copperopolis.

   CHP is en route to the scene.  Be cautious in that area.

Wednesday, February 17, 2021

Rush Limbaugh died February 17, 2021

Tractor Supply buys another big business

    It was reported this morning that Tractor Supply who owns 1923 stores in 49 states, is buying Orscheln Farm and Home, who owns 167 stores in 11 states.

   The deal will apparently be made with $ 297 million 'cash on hand' by Tractor Supply.

Take me! Take me!!

 

My name's Joey and I'll be your best friend. Please come visit me
at the Calaveras Animal Shelter in San Andreas

Vandalism arrest in Valley Springs

    On February 12, 2021 Calaveras Sheriff deputies arrested Cody Lee Ponder (30) of Valley Springs on Hwy 12 at Castle Rock.

   Ponder was booked into the Calaveras County Jail for alleged Vandalism and Violation of Probation, both felonies. 

Monday, February 15, 2021

Please take me home!!

 

You can visit me at the Calaveras Animal Shelter
in San Andreas. My name is Oreo.  

Chains required on Hwy 4

    February 15, 2021:  Caltrans is requiring chains on Hwy 4 at Cottage Springs in Ebbetts Pass this morning.

   Drive carefully if headed for the mountains. 

Thank you, Trump!!!

This so-called laying on of hands by black
pastors obviously did not cure Trump of his
insane racism. It just started the cult!
    Everyone who truly cares about our Democracy and American way of life needs to thank

Who are the most dangerous domestic terrorists in America???

    As has been reported nationally, law enforcement has made us all aware of who the most dangerous

Sunday, February 14, 2021

No chain restrictions on Hwy 4

    February 14, 2021:  It is supposed to be a beautiful day and there are no chain restrictions on Hwy 4 this morning.  

   Another storm is heading this way tonight. Drive carefully if heading for the mountains

Happy SMITTENS Day!

 


Saturday, February 13, 2021

Chains required on Hwy 4

   February 13, 2021:   Caltrans is requiring chains on Hwy 4 at Cottage Springs this morning.

    Drive carefully if coming up the mountain to ski or play in the snow.

Friday, February 12, 2021

German shepherd on Hwy 26

    February 12, 2021 at 10:50 AM:  A German Shepherd is reportedly on Hwy 26 at Barney Way in West Point.

   It isn't clear if it has been struck by a car or not yet.

Calaveras Sheriff says TEXT!!!

 


Arts Council plans Bike Ride fundraiser

   


On March 21, 2021 the Calaveras Arts Council has scheduled a Ride and Walk 4 Arts at

Thursday, February 11, 2021

Firearm arrest

    Calaveras County Sheriff's deputies arrested Howard Scott Barron (57) of Burson at his residence on Lake Camanche Lane.

   Barron was booked into the Calaveras County Jail for allegedly being a Felon in Possession of a Firearm and Ammunition, both felonies.

Donna Beth Hanan of Avery

   


Donna Beth Hanan entered her eternal home on February 5, 2021 at the age of 89. She

Fatality on Hwy 4--Name released, Gary Steven Rebeira, Jr.

    According to CHP on February 10, 2021 around 5:50 PM a CHP officer 

Cow out in Copperopoliss

    February 11, 2021 at 11 AM:  A cow is reportedly out on Reeds Turnpike in Copperopolis, near Main Street.

   CHP is en route to the scene and will attempt to locate the owner. Animal control has also been notified.  

Terry Dee Bullock of Angels Camp

      Terry Bullock, born on December 20, 1952, passed away on February 6, 2021 in Angels

UPDATE: Oliver has been adopted!!! Oliver needs a home....

 

Meet Oliver at the Calaveras Animal Shelter
in San Andreas

Tuesday, February 9, 2021

Alaskan Bush People

   If you are a fan of Alaskan Bush People on TV, you recognize

Deaths in Calaveras County December 2020

       Among those who passed away in December of 2020 are the following:

    Wendy

Valley Springs man arrested

    On February 6, 2021 Calaveras Sheriff deputies arrested Michael John Adams (22) of Valley Springs at his residence on Antonovich Road.

   Adams was booked into the Calaveras County Jail for alleged Battery, Conspiracy to Commit a Crime and Willful cruelty to a Child, all felonies.

Monday, February 8, 2021

Dirt bike crash in Jenny Lind

    February 8, 2021 at 2:45 PM:  A dirt bike has reportedly been involved in a crash on Jenny Lind Road at Baldwin Road in Jenny Lind.

   An ambulance is responding to the scene.

Motorhome on fire

    February 8, 2021 at 1:45 PM:  A motorhome is reportedly on fire on Parrotts Ferry Road and Sawmill Flat Road in Columbia.

   Fire personnel are responding.

Sunday, February 7, 2021

Motorcycle crash in Murphys

    February 7, 2021 at 1:40 PM:  A motorcycle has reportedly crashed on Six Mile Road in the Murphys area.

   CHP and an ambulance are responding to the scene. 

ATV crash in Fiddletown

    February 7, 2021 at 1:10 PM:  A crash has been reported on Tyler Road in the Fiddletown area.

   An ambulance is responding for apparent traumatic injuries.

Collision in Valley Springs

    February 7, 2021 at 12:15 PM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Hwy 26 at Nove Way in Valley Springs..

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

Two crashes on Hwy 4

  February 7, 2021 at 11:20 AM:  Two crashes have been reported on Hwy 4 in Ebbetts Pass.

   One near Big

House fire in Forest Meadows

    February 7, 2021 at 10:45 AM:  A house fire reported on Snowberry Court in Forest Meadows has been brought under control.

   Additional engines have been cancelled.

Marriage licenses in Calaveras County

    In January of 2021 Marriage Licenses were issued to the following:

   Joseph Mark

Saturday, February 6, 2021

Trailer stuck in Avery

    February 6, 2021 at 1:50 PM:  A trailer is stuck in the snow on Avery Sheep Ranch Road near the turn off for the Rim Trail.

   CHP has been notified. It is blocking the roadway.

Dear Editor: Animal survival due to humans

      Sentinel:

      I read the first world study that shows human activity forces animals

Friday, February 5, 2021

County wants permit money for storm damage

    We just received a storm damage repair policy notice from Calaveras County Code Compliance.

   According to the policy, even though minor work to clear debris may commence prior to the issuance of paying for a permit at the Building Department and an inspection as soon as practical after the storm.

What a pair!! Jack and Jill!

 

Adopt two adorable playmates!
Visit them at the Calaveras Animal Shelter in
San Andreas!

Burglary arrest at Tamarack

    On February 3, 2021 Calaveras Sheriff deputies arrested Richard Darrell Ammons, Jr. (58) of

Woman Arrested at Senders in Valley Springs

   On February 1, 2021 Calaveras Sheriff deputies arrested Jessica James Brauer (30) of San Andreas at the Senders

Supervisor response on Ebbetts Pass storm

    On Wednesday February 3, 2021 around 3:40 PM we sent an email to Calaveras Supervisors' Chair Ben Stopper and the entire board:

   "  We've had many questions about what happened to the $4.4

Wednesday, February 3, 2021

Car crashes into a garage

    February 3, 2021 at 2PM:  A car reportedly crashed into a garage at Hwy 49 and Main Street in San Andreas.

   An ambulance is responding to the scene.

Car down embankment

    February 3, 2021 at 9:15 AM:  A car has gone down the embankment off Hwy 4 and Poole Station Road below Angels Camp.

   No injuries have been indicated.

Tigger needs a home!!!

 

Meet Tigger at the Calaveras Animal Shelter in San Andreas