Monday, October 31, 2022

Collision on Hwy 4

    October 31, 2022 at 4 PM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Hwy 4 at Indian Hills Road near Forest Meadows.

    An ambulance is responding to the scene.

"Great Balls of Fire"!!!

    Jerry Lee Lewis, most famous for his rock and roll with a piano, pounding out "Great Balls of Fire" to the enjoyment of his many fans, has died.

   He was 86 years old, and had been the first person ever inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of fame in 1986.

Head-on collision in Jackson

    October 31, 2022 at 1:25 PM:  A head-on traffic collision has been reported on Argonaut Drive in Jackson.

   An ambulance is responding to the scene.

Collision in San Andreas

     October 31, 2022 at 1 PM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Hwy 49 and Hwy 12 in San Andreas.

   No injuries were indicated.

Happy Halloween


How about this for a carved pumpkin??? WOW!!

Sunday, October 30, 2022

Rollover in Mountain Ranch

    October 30, 2022 at 3PM:  A vehicle has reportedly struck the bank and rolled over on Railroad Flat Road at Mountain Ranch Road in Mountain Ranch.

   An ambulance is responding to the scene.

49ers in LA today

    UPDATE:  Rams lead the Niners 14-10 in 2nd Quarter.

Friday, October 28, 2022

Collision on Hwy 12

    October 28, 2022 at 9 AM:  A collision has been reported on Hwy 12 near the gas station between an Amarak truck and a blue pickup.

   No injuries have been indicated, but the Amarak truck is leaking fluids. A tow truck is responding.

Thursday, October 27, 2022

Mail truck in head on crash

   UPDATE:  Major injuries have resulted from this

Fentanyl found in Calaveras Jail

    Fentanyl was allegedly smuggled into the Calaveras jail by an female inmate, who has now been isolated. The entire area has been decontaminated.

   Emile Alexandria Lozano (21) of Wallace is the alleged smuggler and will likely be charged with yet another crime.

Human remains found near Mokelumne River

    On October 23, 2022 the Sheriff's Office at  approximately 10:30 AM responded to a report of human remains found east of the North Fork of the Mokelumne River.

    The remains were taken to the coroners office where they will attempt to identify the person and the cause of death. 

Wednesday, October 26, 2022

Dog on leash killed by car

    October 26, 2022 at 1 PM:  A woman has reported that she was walking her dog on a leash on Avenida Central in Sonora when a car swerved.

   The car ran over and killed her dog and that the car was going approximately 50-60 MPH.

Power outage in Arnold

    October 26, 2022 at 12:30 PM:  For around 20 minutes the Arnold area was without power. No one knows exactly why.

   After power came back, PG&E called to tell us the power was back on.  Uh Duhhhh?

Calaveras Sheriff's Office HIRING

   On November 10, 2022 the Calaveras Sheriff's Office will be holding testing for any applicants who want to be hired as Correctional Officers.

   For more information go to 

Tuesday, October 25, 2022



Marilyn and Pistol are adorable and available for
adoption at the Calaveras County Animal Shelter
in San Andreas

Monday, October 24, 2022

Jack-knifed Big Rig on Hwy 49

    UPDATE:  As of 10 AM roadway is clear.

Early morning collision on Hwy 108

     October 24, 2022:  Around 4 AM this morning a car vs a tree was reported on Hwy 108 near Kennedy Meadows.

   Major injuries have been indicated.  A tow truck and ambulance were called to the scene.

Sunday, October 23, 2022

Saturday, October 22, 2022

Overturned vehicle off Little John Road

    October 22, 2022 at 1:15 PM:  An overturned vehicle has been reported about 300' off Little John Road near Sawmill Creek Road in Copperopolis.

   Emergency personnel are responding to the scene.

On Propositions on the ballot

    The Sierra Sentinel recommends voting YES on Proposition 29.  Why are the ads saying the dialysis clinics would all go out

School board member caught,

    A member of a school board in Indiana was caught on tape saying "Not all Nazis were bad"!

   That's like saying "Not all racists are bad"! 

Fog and light rain in Ebbetts Pass

    The fog is down in the forest and a light rain is falling in Arnold.

    Mother Nature is giving us the best gift she could ever bestow on a dry county.

Ballot measures--Sierra Sentinel recomends...

   On Proposition 1:  The vote of YES is the only answer on behalf of women everywhere.

    We have to stop the religious minority from forcing THEIR biblical views on the entire nation.

   Propositions 26 and 27:  With all the

Wednesday, October 19, 2022

Truck with leaves catches fire

     October 19, 2022 at 2:45 PM:  A truck hauling leaves caught fire on Hwy 49 at Electra on the Amador County side of the river.

   Several engines and water tenders responded and extinguished the fire.

Tuesday, October 18, 2022

Collision in Jamestown

    October 18, 2022 at 11:30 AM:  A collision has been reported at Hwy 108 and Hwy 49 in Jamestown.

   This is near the Caltrans yard.  An ambulance is responding to the scene.

Car crashes and burns in Moccasin--Major Injuries

    October 18, 2022 at 8 AM:  A vehicle that ran off Hwy 49 at Marshes Flat Road around 11 PM on October 17, 2022 has not yet been recoved.

    The car was fully engulfed in flames and the driver rescued has major injuries.

Monday, October 17, 2022

Collision in Twain Harte

    October 17, 2022 at 2:50 PM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Kewin Road at Longeway Road in the Twain Harte area.

   An ambulance is responding to the scene.

Adorable kittens ready for adoption...


What adorable kittens. You can visit them at the 
Calaveras Animal Shelter in San Andreas.

Collision on Hwy 49

    October 17, 2022 at 11:25 AM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Hwy 49 at Electra Road near the Calaveras River.

   No injuries have been indicated.  One vehicle was a company van.

Boots and Bling


Did you get your BALLOT??

    Most voters received their ballots on Saturday October 15, 2022.

    If you didn't receive yours call the elections office at 209-754-6076.

Sunday, October 16, 2022

Fatal collision near Farmington

    October 16, 2022 at 10:45 AM:  Law Enforcement is still at the scene of a reported vehicle vs tree that resulted in fire earlier this morning at Hwy 4 and Drais Road just outside Farmington.

   The driver did not survive the fire.  Medical examiner is responding.

49ers in Atlanta

 UPDATE:  3rd quarter. Falcons increase their lead to

Saturday, October 15, 2022

Motorcycle runs off roadway

    October 15, 2022 at 10:55 AM:  A motorcycle has run off Hwy 49 at Moccasin Switchback near the hatchery.

   An ambulance is responding to the scene.

Semi crash in Linden

    October 15, 2022 at 9:30 AM:  A black Nissan and a semi truck have reportedly collided on Hwy 26 at Duncan Road in Linden.

   Minor injuries are indicated. A tow truck is responding.

Control burn on Bear Mountain

    On October 17, 2022 Calfire plans to control burn 550 acres on the Whittle Ranch near Fowler Point on Bear Mountain above Angels Camp.

    It will also be a training session. Smoke will be present in the entire area.

Friday, October 14, 2022

Collision in Jamestown

    October 14, 2022 at 3:30 PM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Hwy 108 at Hwy 49 in Jamestown.

   An ambulance is responding to the scene.

Propane truck on fire

    October 14, 2022 at 3:25 PM:  A propane truck is reportedly on fire on Hwy 108 at Sunshine in Sonora.

   Emergency personnel are responding to the scene. 

Thursday, October 13, 2022

Collision in Groveland area

    October 13, 2022 at 4:35 PM:  A collision has been reported on Smith Flat Road and FR 2S36 in the Groveland area.

   No injuries have been indicated.

Motorcycle collision in Sonora

   October 13, 2022 at 12:30 PM:  A motorcycle collision has been reported at Mono Way and Tuolumne Road in Sonora.

   An ambulance is responding to the scene. 

Tuesday, October 11, 2022

Angela Lansbury dead at 96

    Angela Lansbury, long time star of stage and screen, has died.

    Her most famous role is probably

Traffic collision in Vallecito

    October 11, 2022 at 2:10 PM:  A traffic collisison has been reported on Hwy 4 at Holiday Mine Road in Vallecito.

   No injuries have been indicated.

Collision in Columbia

    October 11, 2022 at 11:45 AM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Parrotts Ferry Road and Porcina Way in Columbia.

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

Marriage Licenses

    In September of 2022 the following received marriage licenses in

Monday, October 10, 2022

House for rent in Angels Camp

    A 3 bedroom 2 bath house with family room will be available to rent on November 15, 2022.

    Rent is $1495 per month. Call 795-7775 for more information. 

Adopt a lovely kitty


Beautiful grey Logan needs a home. You
can visit him at the Calaveras Animal 
Shelter in San Andreas

Shooting in Jenny Lind

    According to the Calaveras Sheriff, on October 9, 2022 around 2 AM dispatch received multiple

Injured dog on Hwy 12

     October 10, 2022 at 8:40 AM:  An injured pit bull dog has been reported on Hwy 12 at Lime Creek Road in Valley Springs.

   Be extra cautious until CHP can clear the roadway.

Sunday, October 9, 2022

House fire in Valley Springs

    October 9, 2022 at 2:15 PM:  A house fire has been reported on Hwy 26 in Valley Springs.

    Emergency personnel are responding.

Murphys Witch Walk

One of the most popular
of witches!! Maleficent!!
   On Saturday October 15, 2022 Murphys will be taken over by witches of all kinds as they celebrate the Murphys Witch Walk.

   There will be entertainment, vendors of all kinds and music all over town.  

49ers at Carolina Panthers

When the Niners were the
    UPDATE:  SF 17 Panthers 3 at

Saturday, October 8, 2022

Mary Trump has her own podcast

    Mary Trump was interviewed on TV the other day and she told us that although the criminal activities her uncle Trump has done are only a pervue of  much worst things he has planned.

   On her podcast she tells everyone that Democrats have to stop running away from the fight with the immoral right wingers.

Control burn in Mokelumne Hill

    On Monday October 8, 2022 Calfire is burning 7 acres of grass and woodland in the Mokelumne Hill Cemetery District.

    Apparently they believe this will protect Mokelumne Hill against the next Butte Fire.

Friday, October 7, 2022

Grass fire in Lockeford

    October 7, 2022 at 3:15 PM:  A grass fire has been reported on Brandt Road in Lockeford.

   Several engines are responding to the scene. 

Collision on Hwy 26

    October 7, 2022 at 2 PM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Hwy 26 at Garner Place in Rancho Calaveras.

   Minor injuries have been indicated.

Car fire in Jamestown

    October 7, 2022 at 9:35 AM:  A car possible still rolling has been reported on fire at Hwy 108 and J59 in the Jamestown area.

   Fire department is responding to the area.

Thursday, October 6, 2022

Overturned truck in Pioneer

    October 6, 2022 at 3 PM:  A truck has reportedly run off Hwy 88 at Meadowmont Drive and overturned in Pioneer.

   An ambulance is responding to the scene. Traffic is apparently backed up in both directions. 

Wednesday, October 5, 2022

Collision at Lake Alpine

    October 5, 2022 at 2:45 PM:  A vehicle collision has been reported on Hwy 4 east of Lake Alpine.

    Emergency personnel are responding to the scene. The pickup is on its side. An ambulance is responding.

Collision in Linden

    October 5, 2022 at 8:05 AM:  A collision has been reported on Hwy 26 at Jack Tone Road in Linden.

    An ambulance is responding to the scene for major injuries.

Hazard on Moran Road

    October 5, 2022 at 8 AM:  A deer carcass, just bones and antlers, has been reported on Moran Road about a mile from Hwy 4,

   Be extra cautious for tire punctures until the roadway can be cleared.

Tuesday, October 4, 2022

Woman taking Macedo's place at Calaveras Sheriff's Office??

    May be hard to believe, but with Undersheriff Macedo retiring it looks as though he will be replaced by a woman.

    Captain Rachelle Whiting has

Collision in Twain Harte

   October 4, 2022 at 10:30 AM:  A collision has been reported on Longeway Road in Twain Harte.

    An ambulance is responding to the scene.

Country star Loretta Lynn has died

    Loretta Lynn, coal miners daughter, who rose to stardom in the country music industry, has died.

    She was 90 years old and her family says she died peacefully in her sleep.

49ers wiped the field with Rams

    With an outstanding performance by Jimmy G and a key interception for a touchdown, the Niners walked all over the Rams in last nights Monday Night Football.

   The final score was 24-9 with the Rams unable to get ONE touchdown.  Great game! 

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!