Sunday, February 26, 2023

Chains required on Hwy 4

    February 26, 2023: Chains are required on Hwy 4 in Arnold.  Do not attempt to drive up the mountain without them.

    Even with 4 wheel drive it is very icy.  

Thursday, February 23, 2023

Hazard at Hwy 4 and Big Trees Village Drive

    February 23, 2023 at 3:55 PM:  STAY HOME!  Do not try to drive anywhere right now. The roads are hazardous.

   There are more vehicles stuck and blocking Hwy 4 at Big Trees Village Drive in Arnold.  

Vehicles stuck in snow on Moran Road

    February 23, 2023 at 3:50 PM:  Vehicles are reportedly stuck in the snow on Moran Road near Murphys Drive in Arnold.

    A tow truck will respond when available.

Multiple vehicle collision in Pioneer

    February 23, 2023 at 3:45 PM:  At least 5 vehicles are involved in a collision on Hwy 88 in front of the Pioneer Post Office in Pioneer.

   An ambulance is responding to the scene.

Vehicles sliding off Hwy 4

    February 23, 2023 at 3:40 PM:  Several vehicle have reportedly slid off Hwy 4 near Upper Moran Road in Arnold.

   Drive extra carefully and slow down for snowstorm conditions in Ebbetts Pass or you will also end up in a ditch.

Two bulls fighting in San Andreas

    February 23, 2023 at 3:30 PM:  Two bulls are reportedly fighting on Church Hill Road at Poole Station Road in San Andreas.

   Now who should they send to handle that problem??

Numerous cars blocking Hwy 4

   UPDATE:  This  is actually in front of Big Trees Market.

Three vehicle Collision on Hwy 4

    February 23, 2023 at 2:30 PM:  A collision has been reported on Hwy 4 at the Blue Lake Springs Subdivision.

     Three vehicles are involved. One ran off the roadway. A tow truck is responding to the scene.

Collision in Arnold

    February 23, 2023 at 2 PM:  A collision has been reported on El Dorado St. at Country Club Drive in Arnold.

   No injuries have been indicated, but the roadway is partially blocked. A tow truck is responding.

Man on horse struck by vehicle

    February 23, 2023 at 10 AM:  A man riding a horse was reportedly struck by a vehicle and knocked off at Hwy 12 and 26 in Valley Springs.

   No injuries have been indicated. Apparently the vehicle left the scene. No injuries have been indicated.

Chains required in Murphys


   Caltrans is requiring chains on Hwy 4 in Murphys this morning.

   If you must go out, drive very carefully. It will likely continue to snow off and on during the day today. 

Wednesday, February 22, 2023

This 'rascal' needs a home


Spanky would love to go home with you.
Visit him at the Calaveras Animal Shelter
in San Andreas.

Chains required in Arnold

     February 22, 2023 at 8:50 AM:  Caltrans is requiring chains on vehicles on Hwy 4 in Arnold this morning.

   Weather report indicates this could go much lower in the next couple of days, so be cautious.

Tuesday, February 21, 2023

Monday, February 20, 2023

Motorcycle collision in Burson

    February 20, 2023 at 4 PM:  A motorcycle collision has been reported on Burson Road in Burson.

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

Saturday, February 18, 2023

Lawsuit shows FOX News anchors lied?

     Just released yesterday were thousand of emails between FOX commentators and the CEO

Friday, February 17, 2023

Loba needs a home


You can visit Loba at the Calaveras Animal Shelter in
San Andreas.

Thursday, February 16, 2023

Cement truck strikes sedan in Sonora

    February 16, 2023 at 12:40 PM:  A cement truck has reportedly struck a sedan on Mono Way near Elsey Court in Sonora.

   An ambulance is responding to the scene.  This was initially reported as a pedestrian strike by error.

Pigs on Hwy 49

    February 16, 2023 at 8:50 AM:  Two black pigs have been reported on Hwy 49 at Rawhide in the Jamestown area.

   Be extra cautious in that area until CHP can locate the owners and clear the roadway.

Motorhome stuck in San Andreas

    February 16, 2023 at 8:25 AM:  A motorhome is reportedly high-centered and stuck on Hwy 49 in San Andreas.

   A tow truck is responding to the scene. Watch carefully if in the area.

Collision in Valley Springs

    February 16, 2023 at 8:20 AM:  A traffic collision has been reported at Hwy 12 and Hwy 26 in front of Taco Bell in Valley Springs.

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

Wednesday, February 15, 2023

Raquel Welch dies at 82

 Hollywood actress Raquel Welch has died at 82 years of age after a brief illness.

  She had appeared in many movies, including one with Elvis.


Jail escapee caught in Valley Springs

   February 15, 2023:  Calaveras Sheriff deputies, assisted by several other units conducted a search for the escaped convict

Tuesday, February 14, 2023

5774 of Calaveras population on WELFARE???

    The total population at last count is 46,200 people.

    We just heard that 5,774 of those people are on some type of WELFARE.  Does this make us a very poor county?

Valentine's Day 2023


Happy Valentines Day

Monday, February 13, 2023

California tops 12 million Covid cases

    Over 12 million cases of  COVID 19 have now been reported in California.

   103,000 have died from the disease. 

Broken glass on Hwy 4

    February 13, 2023 at 11:20 AM:  Broken glass has been reported in both lanes on Hwy 4 at Red Hill Road in Angels Camp.

   Be extra cautious until a Caltrans crew can clean it up.

Car fire in Sonora

    February 13, 2023 at 10:30 AM:  A car fire has been reported on Golf Links Road in the Sonora area.

    Several engines have been dispatched to the scene.

Kansas City Chiefs win Superbowl LVII

Sunday, February 12, 2023

Fire on Hwy 49

    UPDATE:  First engine on scene knocked down fire. All others


    February 12, 2023:  At 3:30 PM PST today the Kansas  City Chiefs take on the Philadelphia Eagles in the Superbowl in Glendale Arizona.

   While there are no West Coast teams in the game, many will be watching for the new commercials and half time entertainment.

Saturday, February 11, 2023

Snowing in Arnold

    February 11, 2023 at 12: 15 PM:  It just began snowing in Arnold. Probably won't last long.

   Chains required above Arnold. Drive carefully.

Crab Feed


Tuesday, February 7, 2023

Car vs tree in Twain Harte

    February 7, 2023 at 8:15 AM:  A vehicle has reportedly run off Hwy 108 at Twain Harte Drive and struck a tree in Twain Harte.

   Apparently driver says he hit ice on the roadway.  It isn't known yet if there are injuries.

Monday, February 6, 2023

Collision in Columbia

    February 6, 2023 at 2:15 PM:  A collision has been reported on Parrotts Ferry Road and Sawmill Flat Road in Columbia.

    No injuries have been indicated but one of the vehicles has major rear-end damage. 

Head-on collision on Hwy 88

    February 6, 2023 at 2 PM:  A head-on traffic collision has been reported on Hwy 88 at Morman Emigrant Trail near Kirkwood.

   One vehicle is overturned. An ambulance is responding to the scene.

Saturday, February 4, 2023

Grass fire in Mountain Ranch

    February 4, 2023 at 2:55 PM:  A grass fire has been reported on Mountain Ranch Road at DeMoss Road in Mountain Ranch.

   Several engines have been dispatched to the scene.

Head-on collision in Copperopolis

    UPDATE: Injured were flown to a Modesto hospital.

Snowmobile crash

    February 4, 2023 at 1:20 PM:  A snowmobile has reportedly crashed on Hwy 4 at Lake Alpine.

   An ambulance is responding to the scene.

Gretel needs a home


You can visit Gretel at the Animal Shelter in
San Andreas

Car collides with cars in Murphys

    February 4, 2023 at 11:40 AM:  A car has reportedly drifted of Hwy 4 and crashed into several cars in the parking lot of Murphys 4 Diner.

    An ambulance is responding to the scene.

Car collides with mudslide

    February 4, 2023 at 11:15 AM:  A car has reportedly collided with a rock and mudslide on Hwy 12 near Central Hill Road outside San Andreas.

   No injuries have been indicated. Caltrans has been notified. 

Friday, February 3, 2023

Inmate escapes from Calaveras jail

       On February 2, 2023 around 6:30 PM  inmate Larry Albert McDonald (41) of San Andreas, at