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



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:


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


      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

Overturned car in Valley Springs

    February 3, 2021 at 8 AM:  A car has run off Hwy 26 at Paloma Road in Valley Springs and overturned into a field.

   An ambulance and tow truck are responding.

Tuesday, February 2, 2021

Vehicle runs off Hogan Dam Road

    February 2, 2021 at 4:45 PM:  A solo vehicle has reportedly run off Hogan Dam Road by the rock quarry.

   An ambulance is responding to the scene.

Where is Calaveras County Emergency Services???

    For 5 days now, residents have been stranded, left without any way to communicate, no power; and the county bermed