Sunday, October 2, 2022

Rams at 49ers

    The Rams come to Levi Stadium for Monday Night Football against our 49ers, lead by Jimmy Garappolo.

    Go NINERS!

If your birthday is today, September 18....



   .... you share it with Mahatma Ghandi,  WWI General Paul von Hindenburg, 

Friday, September 30, 2022

Toyota vs big rig in Clements

    September 30, 2022 at 12:50 PM:  A collision has been reported between a big rig and a Toyota pickup on Clements Road and Hwy 12 in Clements.

   Elderly people in Toyota have head injuries.  An ambulance is responding.

Vehicle into orchard on fire

    UPDATE:  Major injuries are indicated in this collision.

Vehicle 50' down hillside

    September 30, 2022 at 11 AM:  A vehicle has run off Buchanan Mine Road and 50' down the hillside outside Tuolumne.

   An ambulance and tow truck are responding to the scene.  The vehicle is upside down. The fire department is at the scene.

Head-on collision in Sonora

    September 30, 2022 at 7:45 AM:  A head-on collision has been reported at Hwy 108 and Hess Avenue in Sonora.

   An ambulance is responding. One person is pinned in. The roadway has been closed.

Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Generator stolen from county yard

    According to the Calaveras Sheriff, a theft has been reported from the Sheriff's Search and Rescue Team, a Honda generator.

   It was stored in the Arnold Calaveras County yard and was used by Search and rescue for off-grid power when necessary. The fence had been cut to gain entrance to the yard. 

Monday, September 26, 2022

Fire in Martell

   UPDATE:  The fire was quickly

Collision in Copperopolis

    September 26, 2022 at 3:55 PM:  A Honda reportedly ran through a fence and into a yard on Bear Claw Drive in Copperopolis.

    Apparently a woman is arguing with a firefighter and her vehicle registration is expired.

NASA plans to hit asteroid with rocket

    NASA announced plans to use a rocket to strike an asteroid and try to change its direction.

   The purpose of this action is to test and see if they can use this process if an asteroid should be headed for earth.

Collision in Mokelumne Hill

    September 26, 2022 at 9:45 AM:  A Ford Explorer and a Toyota Camry have reportedly collided on Hwy 26 near Andrew in Mokelumne Hill.

   An ambulance is responding to the scene. The entire roadway is blocked.

Jeep strikes pole in Pine Grove

    September 26, 2022 at 8:30 AM:  A Jeep reportedly struck a pole and overturned on Irishtown Road in Pine Grove.

   Two juvenile got out ok. A third person had to be extricated.  An ambulance is responding. PG&E will need to replace the pole.

Sunday, September 25, 2022

Ford Explorer vs tree in Valley Springs

    September 25, 2022 at 10:25 AM:  A Ford Explorer reportedly left Hogan Dam Road and struck a tree in Valley Springs.

    It isn't known if there are injuries.

If your birthday is today, September 25

  ..... you share it with Ethyl Roseberg (Soviet spy),

49ers in Denver

    UPDATE:  Very defensive game. Turnovers caused the Niners

Fatality in Escalon

    September 25, 2022 at 7 AM:  A vehicle that reportedly ran off Steinegel Road near Hwy 108 in Escalon overturned into the canal.

   One person did not survive in this incident.  A tow truck has been dispatched. A truck and flat bed trailer were involved in this collision.

Saturday, September 24, 2022

Collision on Hwy 88

    September 24, 2022 at 1:30 PM:  A collision has reportedly occured on Hwy 88 near Liberty Road in Clements.

   An ambulance is responding to the scene.

Bear injured on Hwy 4

     September 24, 2022 at 11:45 AM:  A young bear has reportedly been struck by vehicles several timesat Hwy 4 and Red Tail Hawk.

    The poor cub is badly injured.   CHP is at the scene.  SLOW DOWN and WATCH for WILDLIFE!! Don't be a killer!!!!

Seen Neptune lately?

   

Our magnificent new Space Telescope is sending us
amazing photos. This is Neptune and its rings.

Friday, September 23, 2022

Hwy 4 closed for medi-copter

    September 23, 2022 at 2 PM:  Hwy 4 had to be closed down for a helicopter to land due to a major injury collision near Poole Station Road outside Angels Camp.

    The roadway was reopened after the injured was loaded and flown to the hospital.

Car runs off Hwy 108

    September 23, 2022 at 12:20 PM:  A car has reportedly run off Hwy 108 in Twain Harte.

    No injuries have been indicated.

Car vs gate in Salt Springs Valley

    September 23, 2022 at 11 AM:  A vehicle has reportedly struck a gate on Hunt Road in Salt Springs Valley.

   No injuries have been indicated.

    

What a handsome pup

 

Spaz needs a home. You can visit Spaz at the Calaveras 
Animal Shelter in San Andreas!

Cows out on Obyrnes Ferry Road

     September 23, 2022 at 9:05 AM:  Cows are reportedly out on Obyrnes Ferry Road near Copper Cove Drive in Copperoppolis.

   One person is trying to herd them off the roadway with their vehicle.

Thursday, September 22, 2022

Breakdown on Hwy 49

    September 22, 2022 at 11:45 AM:  A truck pulling a trailer with a car on it is partially blocking Hwy 49 near Carol Kennedy Drive outside San Andreas.

   A tow truck is responding. Be extra cautious in the area until it is cleared.

Eight vehicle collision in Jackson

    September 22, 2022 at 10 AM:  An eight vehicle rear end collision has been reported on Hwy 88 outside Jackson.

    It is unclear if there are injuries. A tow truck is responding.

Collision in Railroad Flat

    September 22, 2022 at 9:10 AM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Railroad Flat Road in Railroad Flat.

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

Cows out on Hwy 26

      September 22, 2022 at 9:05 AM:  Two cows are reportedly out on Hwy 26 at Campo Seco Turnpike in Campo Seco.

   Be extra cautious until CHP can clear the roadway.

1st day of FALL

 

Peek-A-Boo Fall

Tuesday, September 20, 2022

Letter to the Editor re: VUSD election

    Hello friends,

      I want to thank you all for helping me cross the finish line this past Spring. I appreciate that

Monday, September 19, 2022

Dusty is ALL personality--ready for adoption

 

Visit Dusty at the Calaveras Animal Shelter in
San Andreas

Overturned car on Hwy 4

     UPDATE:  Vehicle is on its roof. A tow truck is

Fire in Murphys

     September 19, 2022 at 8:20 AM:  A residential fire has been reported on Surrey Lane in Murphys.

     Several engines are responding.  Smoke is apparently coming from rear side of home.

Rain is wonderful....BUT

 

Drive carefully...SLOW DOWN

Saturday, September 17, 2022

Mosquito Fire largest in state

    As of September 17, 2022 at 9 AM the Mosquito Fire is 71,292 acres and is still only 21% contained.

   78 structures are confirmed to have been destroyed.

Friday, September 16, 2022

Collision on Hwy 26

    September 16, 2022 at 1:10 PM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Hwy 26 at Beal Ranch Road near Double Springs.

   Minor injuries are indicated.

Smoke in Arnold

    Smoke from the Mosquito Fire in Placer and El Dorado counties is again filtering into the Arnold area of Calaveras County.

    Some residents who are sensitive to the smoke should remain inside.

Rollover on Hwy 4

    September 16, 2022 at 8:40 AM:  A vehicle has reportedly rolled over on Hwy 4 near Poole Station Road in Angels Camp.

   An ambulance and tow truck are responding to the scene.

Mosquito Fire UPDATE

    As of September 16, 2022 at 7 AM the Mosquito Fire is 69,908 acres and is 20% contained.

    The new count of destroyed structures is 73 with the count continuing. 9,236 are still threatened.

Thursday, September 15, 2022

Mosquito Fire UPDATE

    As of September 15, 2022 at 8:20 AM the Mosquito Fire is 64,159 acres and is

Three early morning collisions in Calaveras

    September 15, 2022 at 7:40 AM:  Three collisions have been reported in the past 1/2 hour at various locations in the county.

   One is a vehicle striking a telephone pole on Poole Station Road in San Andreas. No injuries indicate.

   Another is on Sheep Ranch Road in the Murphys area. A vehicle went off the road and over the side of the hill.

   And the third is a two car crash on Hwy 26 in Rancho Calaveras. No injuries indicated. A tow truck is responding. 

Wednesday, September 14, 2022

Tuesday, September 13, 2022

Adopt sweet Pandora

    

You can visit Pandora at the Calaveras Animal Shelter
in San Andreas
i

Blues and Bones

 


Could that be rain?

   It's been quite awhile, but we think those drops we felt this morning in Ebbetts Pass could be REAL RAINDROPS.

   Could it be that the summer heat is really over? Thank you Mother Nature. My windshield needed washing.

Mosquito Fire UPDATE

 The Mosquito Fire in Placer and El Dorado counties is now at 49,761 acres.

 The containment is 18%. They are currently doing an assessment of structures.

Monday, September 12, 2022

Marriages in Calaveras County in August 2022

   Some of the couples who got marriage licenses in Calaveras County during August of 2022 are:

   Jenna Elizabeth Seim

Mosquito Fire grows

Evacuees with their beloved pets are trying to 
survive while waiting and waiting!
    September 12, 2022 at 7:55 AM:  The Mosquito Fire in Placer and El Dorado countiws has now grown to 46,587 acres.

   Containment is still 10%.  They believe they have saved the town of Foresthill.

Three vehicle collision in Valley Springs

    September 12, 2022 at 7:50 AM:  A three vehicle collision has been reported on Hwy 12 at Lime Creek Road in Valley Springs.

   An ambulance is responding to the scene.   Two CHP units are currently at the scene.

Saturday, September 10, 2022

Friday, September 9, 2022

Mosquito Fire 29,000 acres and growing

    As of 2 PM on September 9, 2022 the Mosquito Fire is 29,585 acres and growing. It is still at 0% containment.

   Mandatory evacuations are expanding. There is still no count on the number of homes destroyed.

Angels Camp Farmers Market CANCELLED

    Due to the HEAT Advisory, the ACBA group has cancelled tonights Farmers Market.

   It will return next Friday night, September 16, 2022.

Mosquito Fire gains another 5000 acres

     UPDATE:  As of 9 AM September 9, 2022 the Mosquito Fire is 14,250 acres and 0% contained.

Vehicle in ditch

    September 9, 2022 at 7:30 AM:  A car has reportedly run into a ditch on Hwy 26 near Andrew in Mokelumne Hill.

   It isn't known if there are injuries.

Firefighters involved in crash

     September 9, 2022 at 6 AM:  A volunteer firefighter's truck was reportedly involved in a collision on Hwy 26 in Mokelumne Hill.

   No injuries were indicated.

Thursday, September 8, 2022

Mosquito Fire jumps American River

    September 8, 2022 at 2:45 PM:  We just learned that the Mosquito Fire in Placer County has jumped the American River.

    Many homes have already been destroyed and the fire is still 0% contained. 

Deaths in Calaveras County in August 2022

     Some of those who passed away in August 2022 in Calaveras County are:

 
 Denis R. Belair, of Valley Springs. who died on August 23, 2022. He was born in Washington state on

CalFire makes arson arrest

    After an extensive investigation, CalFire investigators have arrested a 37 year old from Lincoln for staring multiple fires and possession of an incendiary device.

   Ryan Dale Lapp is being held without bail for alleged arson.   Placer, Yuba, Il Dorado and Amador counties are involved.

Mosquito fire quadruples in size

   UPDATE:  Acreage is 6870 with 0 containment as of 8 AM on September 8, 2022.
     
The Mosquito Fire near

Wednesday, September 7, 2022

Ford Ranger on its roof

    September 7, 2022 at 11:45 AM:  A Ford Ranger reportedly flew off Hwy 4 at 6 mile road and is now on its roof.

   Minor injuries are indicated.

   

Woman on Stevenot Bridge

    September 7, 2022 at 9:40 AM:  A woman has been reported on the Stevenot Bridge, throwing rocks, trying to get into passing cars and walking in front of cars.

   CHP is responding to the scene.  Be extra cautious until they can clear the bridge. 

Tuesday, September 6, 2022

Sweet Serena needs a home

 

You can visit Serena at the Calaveras Animal Shelter in
San Andreas

Fire set off Hwy 49

     September 6, 2022 at 1 PM:  Firefighters are battling a fire on Hwy 49 near Schilling Road near Coulterville.

   Witnesses saw a man run off the roadway and start the fire.

Saturday, September 3, 2022

Collision in Linden

    September 3, 2022 at 11:10 AM:  A collision has been reported on Hwy 26 at Jack Tone Road in Linden.

  One vehicle went into the orchard. It isn't known if there are injuries.

Friday, September 2, 2022

Thursday, September 1, 2022

Fire in Milton

   UPDATE:  This is technically  Farmington. No structures are currently threatened.

Head-on collision in Jamestown

    September 1, 2022 at 3:20 PM:  A head-on collision has been reported on Hwy 108 at Obyrnes Ferry Road outside Jamestown.

   An ambulance is responding to the scene.

Overturned vehicle in Calaveritas

    September 1, 2022 at 2:30 PM:  An overturned vehicle has been reported on Old Gulch Road near Rocky Road in Calaveritas.

   It isn't known if there are injuries. 

Candyrock--SWIM AT YOUR OWN PERIL!!!

    The Calaveras Sheriff is warning anyone intending to go to the Candyrock

Vehicle fire on Hwy 108

   UPDATE:  Fire is extinguished.

Tuesday, August 30, 2022

Saturday, August 27, 2022

Collision blocking Hw 4

    August 26, 2022 at 1:40 PM:  A car pulling a boat and trailer reportedly overturned at Hwy 4 near Stallion Way in Angels Camp.

    An ambulance is responding. The roadway is blocked, so be extra cautious.

Three arrested at a Valley Springs home

    According to the Calaveras Sheriff's Office on August 25, 2022 three people on Glenn Ct.

Labor Day weekend

 


Friday, August 26, 2022

Grass Fire off Hwy 108

  UPDATE:  Three aircraft doused the fire quickly.

Aircraft crash in Burson

    August 26, 2022 at 12:25 PM:  A plane reportedly ran off a small runway on Brandy Ct. in Burson and onto EBMUD property.

   It is reportedly leaking fuel.  Fire is responding to the scene.

Collision in Tuolumne

    August 26, 2022 at 11 AM:  A collision has been reported on Tuolumne Road at Cherokee Road in Tuolumne.

     An ambulance is en route for a person with a head injury.

BMX comes to Frogtown

 


Thursday, August 25, 2022

Pickup loses load on Hwy 49

    August 25, 2022 at 3:20 PM:  A pickup has reportedly lost its load and it is all over Hwy 49 near the Calaveras Airport.

   Cars are swaying to avoid the hazard. Be extra cautious if headed that way.

Fire in Dodge Ridge area

   UPDATE:  By around 6:30 PM the fire was contained after multiple spot fires were

Wednesday, August 24, 2022

Buster Brown now available for adoption

 

You can visit this little darling chihuahua at the Calaveras
animal shelter in San Andreas


Tuesday, August 23, 2022

Car fire in Copperopolis

   UPDATE:  Fire is contained.

Comedy in Valley Springs

 


Car vs tree and fence

    August 23, 2022 at 1 PM:  A silver Chevrolet reported ran off Bergsma Road in Valley Springs and went through a fence, hitting a tree.

   Minor injuries are indicated.

Adopt bright eyed, playful Binx

 

You can visit Binx at the Calaveras
Animal Shelter in San Andreas

Car into ravine in Columbia

    August 23, 2022 at 9:10 AM:  A car has reportedly left Porcina Road in Columbia and gone down into a ravine.

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

Monday, August 22, 2022

Grass fire in Sonora

    August 22, 2022 at 4:30 PM:  A grass fire has been reported on Mono Way across from the Peppery Grill in Sonora.

   Several engines, aircraft, water tenders and dozers are responding.

Vehicle fire on Old Priest Grade

   UPDATE:  Fire is out.

Collision in Avery

    August 22, 2022 at 9:20 AM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Hwy 4 at Hunter Dam Road in Avery.

   No injuries have been indicated.

Saturday, August 20, 2022

Vehicle fire in Arnold

   UPDATE:  Apparently the fire has

Car fire in Mokelumne Hill

    August 20, 2022 at 11 AM:  A vehicle fire has been reported at Hwy 49 and Hwy 26 in Mokelumne Hill.

   Calfire is responding to the scene.

Friday, August 19, 2022

Motorcycle collision in Sonora

     August 19, 2022 at 4:40 PM:  A motorcycle and a car have collided on Hwy 108 at Stockton Street in Sonora.

   An ambulance is responding to the scene.

Grass fire in Tuolumne

    August 19, 2022 at 3:15 PM:  A grass fire has been reported on Maple and Oak Streets in Tuolumne.

   Several engines, air, dozers and water tenders are responding.

Tree down on Railroad Flat Road

    August 19, 2022 at 2:50 PM:  A tree is reportedly down on Railroad Flat Road at Swiss Ranch Road in Mountain Ranch.

   Calaveras County Roads was notified.

Collision in Murphys

   UPDATE:  This is a 24,000 lb.

Adorable Flash needs a home

    

What a sweet face. You can meet Flash at the Calaveras
Animal Shelter in San Andreas

CHP report on fatal collision

      According to CHP, on August 15, 2022 around 9:25 PM a male was driving a Land Rover

Thursday, August 18, 2022

Hit and run at Big Trees

   August 18, 2022 at 4:10PM:   A vehicle struck a motorcycle and then left the scene at Big Trees State Park.

   No injuries were indicated.  

Wednesday, August 17, 2022

Monday, August 15, 2022

Grass fire on Roberts Ferry Road

    August 15, 2022 at 12:55 PM:  A grass fire has been reported near Roberts Ferry Elementary School on Roberts Ferry Road.

   Several engines and aircraft are responding to the scene. 

Shows how unconnected we are???

     A man was found sitting dead, decomposing for possibly over three years with a fan

CCWD sold Blue Lake Springs tainted water???

   The homeowners in Blue Lake Springs have now received letters admitting to the fac that the water they were buying from CCWD was below

Oh, my GODDDDD???

 


Webb telescope discovers...

    This is a photo of two galaxies that are entanged  together out in the universe.

    The Webb telescope is able to capture this image. Amazing!!!

Car runs off Hwy 4

     August 15, 2022 at 7:45 AM:  A car has run off Hwy 4 about 1 mile east of Lake Alpine.

    It isn't known if there are injuries.

Saturday, August 13, 2022

49ers looking good

    The 49ers beat the Packer last night in a pre-season game at Levi Stadium.

   All three quarterbacks were pretty impressive.  They need to work on defense!

Poor Trumpybear! Espionage????


    Most people don't think Trumpy is smart enough to commit

Overturned car in Twain Harte

    August 13, 2022 at 10 AM:  An overturned car has been reported on Hwy 108 near Lovers Leap in Twain Harte.

   A woman was assisted out of the vehicle with minor injuries.

Friday, August 12, 2022

Motorcycle crash in Murphys

    August 12, 2022 at 2:30 PM:  A motorcycle crash has been reported on Hwy 4 near Tanner Street in Murphys.

   An ambulance is responding to the scene.

Thursday, August 11, 2022

Overturned vehicle on Hwy 49

   An overturned vehicle has been reported on Hwy 49 at Del Orto Road in Mokelumne Hill.

   An ambulance is responding to the scene.

Fatal collision on Murphys Grade Road

    CHP reports that on August 10, 2022 around 10:25 AM a 62 year old male of Angels Camp was driving

Structure fire in Copperopolis

    August 11, 2022 at 7:45 AM:  A structure fire has been reported on Arrowhead Drive in Copperopolis.

    CHP is on scene for traffic control in the area.

Wednesday, August 10, 2022

Darling Jaxson needs a home

    

                                                         You can visit Jaxson at the Calaveras 

                                                            Animal Shelter in San Andreas. 

Vehicle in field in Vallecito

     August 10, 2022 at 12:25 PM:  A vehicle has possibly rolled over into a field on Murphys Grade Road in the Vallecito area.

   An ambulance is responding to the scene.

Monsters coming

 


Tuesday, August 9, 2022

Sheriff's deputy arrested

    On July 28, 2022 the Calaveras Sheriff placed a deputy on administrative leare after he was arrested,

FBI searches Mara Lago

    Trump was not happy when a couple of dozen of FBI showed up at his doorstep at Mara Lago yesterday with a search warrant.

   What did they recover?  Not yet revealed.

Bulls on Hwy 4

    August 9, 2022 at 12:15 PM:  Large bulls are reportedly in the roadway on Hwy 4 in Hathaway Pines.

    CHP is attempting to locate the owner. 

Saturday, August 6, 2022

Male walking in middle of Hwy 49

    August 6, 2022 at 4:20 PM:  A pedestrian has been reported walking in the middle of Hwy 49 at Fricot City Road outside San Andrea.

   Apparently he is holding a large bottle of booze.

Dogs killed on Hwy 108

     August 6, 2022 at 12 Noon:  A major injury collision has been reported on Hwy 108 (120) at Knights Ferry.

    Dogs have reportedly been killed. An ambulance is responding for a patient with major injuries. One person is still pinned in. Traffic is backed up.

Friday, August 5, 2022

Arts and Craft Festival

 


Alpine County residents sue USFS

     The Tamarack Fire last year was allowed to spread by the USFS until it grew very large.

   The residents, who lost their homes, are now suing the USFS for negligence. The $85 million must be paid withing 6 months or it goes to court.

School closed due to COVID

    August 5, 2022 at 10 AM:  West Point Elementary School is closed today due to an outbreak of COVID.

   Apparently 1/2 of their staff and 1/4 of the students have COVID. They are part of Calaveras Unified School District.

Thursday, August 4, 2022

Fire near WalMart

     August 4, 2022 at 4 PM:  A fire has been reported near the corner of Hwy 88 and Wicklow Avenue in Martell.

  Several engines and water tenders are responding.

Grass fire in Martell

    August 4, 2022 at 3:10 PM:  A grass fire has been reported at Hwy 88 and Stony Creek Road near Pardee.

   Several engines are responding to the area.

McKinney Fire in Siskiyou County

    As of 9:45 on August 4, 2022 the McKinney Fire in Siskiyou County iss 58,668 acres.

    It is now 10% contained. 

Rollover on Hwy 12

   UPDATE:  Roadway is open after being blocked during cleanup.

Wednesday, August 3, 2022

Fire in LaGrange

   August 3, 2022 at 3:40 PM:  A fire has been reported on Hwy 108 at J59 near the turkey ranch.  

   Several engines are responding to the area. Notifying residents to get out.

Collision in Mountain Ranch

    August 3, 2022 at 3:25 PM:  A head-on collision has been reported on Mountain Ranch Road at Rocky Road in Mountain Ranch.

   An ambulance is responding to the scene.

Fire in Jamestown

    UPDATE:  This fire is about 35 acres at this time.  It is closer

Head-on collision in Twain Harte

    Augus 3, 2022 at 2:10 PM:  Two vehicles reportedly collided head on on Hwy 108 in Twain Harte.

   An ambulance is responding to the scene.  The roadway is blocked.

McKinney Fire still 0% contained

    As of August 3, 2022 the McKinney Fire is posted at 57,519 acres and is 0% contained.

    They have not listed loss of homes yet. Will not be good!

Monday, August 1, 2022

Collision in Valley Springs

    August 1, 2022 at 3:50 PM:  A collision hass been reported in the MarVal parking lot in Valley Springs.

     An ambulance is responding.

Sunday, July 31, 2022

Oak Fire UPDATE...

   As of July 31, 2022 at 9 AM the Oak Fire is 19,244 acres and is 64% contained.

   As we expected 182 homes have been found destroyed

Friday, July 29, 2022

Overturned car in Jamestown

    July 29, 2022 at 8:40 AM:  An overturned car on its roof has been reported at Hwy 49 and Sims Road in Jamestown.

   A tow truck and ambulance are responding. 

Fire in Mountain Ranch

   UPDATE:  Someone had actually started a campfire. Put out immediately.

Collision at Toyon

    July 29, 2022 at 7:45 AM:  A vehicle collision has been reported in front of Toyon Middle School on Hwy 12 at Double Springs Road.

    

Three vehicles are involved. An ambulance has been dispatched to the scene.

Thursday, July 28, 2022

"Come see for yourself" says Sheriff DeBasilio! "We're hiring!!!"

    According to an offical email press release from the Calaveras Sheriff, the public is invited to come and see for themselves their law enforcement professionals at work.

     They are hiring for exciting jobs as the link between the public and law enforcement. No experience is necessary (that's obvious)! 

Something suspicious to the Sheriff? Heck NO!!

    July 28, 2022 at 11:15 AM:  We reported a suspicous black bag along

Oak Fire in Mariposa County

    As of July 28, 2022 the Oak Fire near Yosemite is 19,156 acres and is 39% contained.

   116 structures have been destroyed so far.

Let us not forget!!!

You can't have everything?  Being a dirty, lying,
racist cop is more important, right??
    Can we ever forget that this is the anniversary of the most shameful, racist ex-cop

Grass fire in Pine Grove

    July 28, 2022 at 8:15 AM:  A small grass fire has been reported at Hwy 88 and Sugar Loaf Road in Pine Grove.

    Engines have been dispatched to the scene.

Wednesday, July 27, 2022

Fire in Pollock Pines

   UPDATE:  They are gaining control of this fire.

Fatal collision in Murphys area

      According to CHP on July 23, 2022 around 1:15AM  Aidan D. McGee (22) of Mokelumne Hill was driving a 2012 Honda Civic on

Homes destroyed in Oak Fire

    July 27, 2022 at 9:15 AM: The number of homes burned in the Oak Fire continues to grow; as of this morning the number is 74 with others damaged.

   Total acreage only grew by 500 acres yesterday, which would seem to indicate all the help from air support is working.

Vehicle fire in West Point

UPDATE:  Extra engines have been canelled. Fire under control.

Tuesday, July 26, 2022

Beaver and Wally...

 

...then and now!!

What is a light year?

    To give an idea of how far a light year is, the Space Shuttle travels 5 miles per second.

   Therefore it would take 37,200 years to travel ONE light year. It is believed the Universe that we know of may be 99 billion light years wide.

Oak Fire UPDATE

This home was destroyed on July 24, 2022 by
the Oak Fire in Mariposa County
    July 25, 2022:  Per Calfire the Oak Fire is now 18,087 acres and is 26% contained. Massive air response has been used in this fire.

    The new count in homes destroyed so far is 55.  It is reportedly now burning into an old burn scar from the Fergusen Fire and should be under control soon.

Fire in Martell

    The fire that broke out yesterday afternoon July 25, 2022 at the lumber company

Monday, July 25, 2022

Trailer on fire

 UPDATE:  Some of the extra support is being cancelled. They must be getting it under control.

Structure fire back of Lowe's in Jackson

    July 25, 2022 at 2:20 PM:  A structure fire has been reported at Hwy 49 and Industry Blvd behind the Lowe's. 

   Sheriff's deputies were called to remove citizens taking photos of fire.  Several engines are responding. Debris is apparently falling into the street area. 

Oak Fire in Mariposa continues to grow!

    The Oak Fire is now 16,791 acres in size and they are calling it 10% contained.

     They are still claiming only 10 homes have been destroyed, but no one really believes that. There are surely many more.

Sunday, July 24, 2022

Oak Fire won't stop

   UPDATE:  Governor Newsome has declared a State of Emergency  for the Oak Fire.

Friday, July 22, 2022

Cows out on Calaveritas Road

    July 22, 2022 at 3:30 PM:  It has been reported that large black cows are out on Calaveritas Road near Costa Road.

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

Fire in La Grange

    UPDATE:  Around 1 acre in size at this time.

Slate Fire in Jamestown

    July 22, 2022:  The Slate Fire off Chicken Ranch Road in Jamestown is now 50% contained at 64 acres.

    Evacuation orders have been lifted. Drive carefully through the area. 

Thursday, July 21, 2022

Fire in Jamestown

UPDATE at 5 PM:  Some engines have been canceled, so they must be getting it under control.

What a beautiful baby Sampson -- ADOPTED!!!

     

You can visit Sampson at the Calaveras
Animal Shelter in San Andreas

President Biden tests positive

    It was just announced that President Biden has tested positive for COVID.

   Apparently he is having very mild symptoms.

Tuesday, July 19, 2022

Motorcycle collision in Pioneer

    July 19, 2022 at 3:30 PM:  A motorcycle and car have collided on Hwy 88 in Pioneer.

   Emergency personnel are responding to the scene.

Fire at Rancho Calaveras

    July 19, 2022 at 10:20 AM:  A grass fire has been reported on Hwy 26 at Baldwin in Rancho Calaveras.

   Several engines are responding to the area.

Car vs Pole in Linden

    

 July 19, 2022 at 9:45 AM:  A car has struck a pole at Comstock Road and Clements Road in Linden.

   The pole is broken. ATT has been notified. A male exited the vehicle.  

Motorcycle collision on Poole Station Road

   UPDATE:  Per CHP injuries are

Saturday, July 16, 2022

Jazz in San Andreas

 


Traffic collision in Jamestown

    July 16, 2022 at 9:20 AM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Jamestown Road in Jamestown.

   An ambulance is responding to the scene.

Multi-vehicle collision

    July 16, 2022 at 8:25 AM:  A multi-vehicle collision has been reported on Hwy 108 at Coffill Road above Twain Harte.

    One car is on its side and one person appears to be pinned in. An ambulance is responding. The roadway is blocked.

Friday, July 15, 2022

Fire in Jamestown

    UPDATE:  Another grass fire has been reported at Peppermint and Rawhide, down the road with no structures threatened.

Goats on Railroad Flat Road

    July 15, 2022 at 11:45 AM:  Goats are reportedly on Railroad Flat Road at Swiss Ranch Road in Mountain Ranch.

   Be extra cautious until roadway can be cleared.

Motorhome on fire

    Both lanes are open. Fire is under control.

Thursday, July 14, 2022

Collision in Mokelumne Hill

    July 14, 2022 at 12 Noon:   A collision has been reported on Hwy 49 at the 13 corners in Mokelumne Hill.

   One lane is blocked. An ambulance and tow truck are responding to the scene.


Deaths in Calaveras County

    In June of 2022 some of those who passed away are:

    Joan M. Adair who was born on

Pepper needs a home

 

What a handsome puppy!! Visit Pepper at the Calaveras
Animal Shelter in San Andreas

Wednesday, July 13, 2022

Spinout on Hwy 4

    July 13, 2022 at 12:30 PM:  A vehicle has reportedly spun out on Hwy 4 on the Utica Grade in Murphys.

   No injuries are indicated, but the roadway is blocked.

Fire in Tuolumne

    July 13, 2022 at 12 Noon:  A grass fire has been reported on Tuolumne Road at the Westside Park in Tuolumne.

   Several engines and water tenders are responding.

Overturned car on Hunt Road

     UPDATE:  This is actually on Hwy 4 and is blocking traffic. A tow truck

Arson arrest in West Point

    According to Calfire, over the last several months, their law enforcement officers have been investigating a number of arson

Tuesday, July 12, 2022

Three fires reported in Mountain Ranch

    UPDATE:  Fire now under control. Some engines released

Car vs pedestrian in Sonora

    July 12, 2022 at 1:15 PM:  A vehicle has reportedly struck a pedestrian on Hwy 108 and Stockton Road in front of Taco Bell.

   An ambulance is responding to the scene.

Collision on Hwy 4

  UPDATE:  This collision is actually at Hwy 4 and

Fire at Camp Hope homeless camp

  UPDATE:  The fire is now contained. A bulldozer is eliminating several

Fire in Jamestown

    UPDATE:  Fire has been extinguished.

Calaveras Sheriff raids 6 illegal marijuana grows...

        Over the past month the Calaveras Sheriff's Office has raided 6 illegal marijuana grows in the county, worth nearly $5 million.

   This is good for the legal growers in our area who work so hard to bring their crops to the market legally. 

First photo from $10Billion telescope

 

Amazing what could be out there.....

Monday, July 11, 2022

Electra Fire is now 85% contained!!

Collision in Glencoe

    July 11, 2022 at 3:30 PM:  A vehicle collision has been reported on Hwy 26 in the Glencoe area.

    Emergency personnel are responding. 

Car through gate into orchard

   July 11, 2022 at 7:35 AM:  A vehicle has run off Hwy 26 at Duncan Road in Linden.

   It went through a gate and into the orchard. Driver appears to be sitting in the vehicle still.  An ambulance has been dispatched to the scene.

Sunday, July 10, 2022

House fire in Tuolumne

    July 10, 2022 at 2:30 PM:  A house fire has been reported on Willow Street at Main Street in Tuolumne.

   Several engines and water tenders are responding to the scene.

Fire in Linden

    UPDATE:  About 3 acres has burned. No structures in immediate danger.  This is actually closer to Jenny Lind.

Yosemite Fire continues to grow

   As of this morning, the Washburn Fire at Yosemite is over 1400 acres.

   The Maripose Grove of giant Sequoias are threatened.

Saturday, July 9, 2022

Fire in Paloma

    July 9, 2022 at 4:20 PM:  A grass fire has been reported on Paloma Road at Gwin Mine Road in Paloma.

   Several engines and water tenders have been dispatched to the scene.

Fire in Valley Springs

   UPDATE:  Fire was put out quickly.

Bailey is a BIG dog!

 

You can visit and adopt Bailey at the Calaveras Animal Shelter in
San Andreas



Ammo box and live rounds in Pine Grove

    July 9, 2022 at 10:05 AM:  An ammo box and live rounds have been reported spilled all over the roadway at Hwy 88 and Irishtown Road in Pine Grove.

   CHP is responding to the area.

House fire in Valley Springs

    July 9, 2022 at 9:55 AM:  A house fire has been reported on Baldwin Street in Valley Springs.

    A handicapped person is not able to get out on their own.  Several engines and water tenders are responding to the scene.

Friday, July 8, 2022

Calfire needs help with Electra Fire

    Calfire is asking the public for help in finding who started the Electra Fire on Electra Road on the Amador side of the Calaveras River.

   If you were in that area on July 4, 2022 around 3:30 PM, please call  800-468-4088 to report any suspicious persons or vehicle. 

 

Fire in West Point

    UPDATE:  This fire was quickly extinguished.

CHP report of fatal crash

    According to CHP on July 1, 2022 around 6:30 AM first responders located a solo vehicle down a150' embankment.

   The driver was Dale B. Garrett (46) of Arnold, driving a 2015 Chevy Silverado pickup. He had been ejected and was pronounced dead by the coroner. 

Electra Fire Update...

    As of July 8, 2022 at 8 AM the Electra Fire is 65% contained.  The total acreage so far is 4428 acres.

   No homes have been lost in this fire, which was mostly fought from the air.

Thursday, July 7, 2022

Why can't Calaveras get and keep a good CAO?

   July 7, 2022:  Yet another Administrative Officer, now on administative leave, has resigned, effective 1/1/23.

   The Board of Supervisors is again starting all over searching for another CAO.  Good luck!

Motorcycle vs car in Fiddletown

    July 7, 2022 at 3:45 PM:  A vehicle vs motorcycle collision has been reported on Fiddletown Road at Quartz Mountain Road in Fiddletown.

   An ambulance is responding to the scene.

Fire in Mountain Ranch

  UPDATE:  The fire is under control. Extra engines cancelled.

Who is the ZONE NAZI in Calaveras?

    What in the heck ZONE are we supposed to be in?  Who created these idiotic zones?  Is it

Actor James Caan has died

    James Caan, who was in many Hollywood movies, has died.

   He was 82 years old.

Illegal debris burn in Wilseyville

    July 7, 2022 at 9:45 AM:  Believe it or not, an illegal debris burn has been reported on Barbara Lane in Wilseyville.

   An engine has been dispatched to the location.   

Music in the Parks