Saturday, April 29, 2023

Jumping off Obyrnes Ferry Bridge

    April 29, 2023 at 3:30 PM:  A traffic hazard has been created on the Obyrnes Ferry Bridge and Obyrnes Ferry Road in Copperopolis.

   CHP is enroute to the scene to move the traffic out that has stopped to watch the jumpers.

Rattlers are out!

    One person reported seeing three rattlesnakes in the Glory Hole area of Melones Reservoir yesterday.

   Be extra cautious if visiting as the snakes are visiting too.

Friday, April 28, 2023

Collision in Murphys

    April 28, 2023 at 4 PM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Big Trees Road  in Murphys.

    This was in front of the Post Office.  No injuries, but a tow truck is responding.

Fire in Dorrington

    UPDATE:  This is supposed to be a control burn.

Fire in Sheep Ranch

    April 27, 2023:   The fire on Sheep Ranch Road near Fullen Road reached around 4 acres last night before Calfire got a handle on it.

    We don't yet know what the cause was.

Thursday, April 27, 2023

Fire in Tuolumne County

    April 27, 2023 at 4 PM:  A 2 to 3 acre fire has been reported in a forested area on Italian Bar Road at Star Road in Tuolumne County.

    Several engines and water tenders are responding. 

Vehicle rollover on French Gulch Road

    UPDATE:  No injuries have been indicated.

Rock thru windshield in Jamestown

    April 27, 2023 at 9:15 AM:  A rock reportedly went through a windshield at Hwy 108 and Chicken Ranch Road in Jamestown.

   Emergency personnel are responding to the scene.  The rock apparently struck the shoulder of the driver.

Wednesday, April 26, 2023

Motorcycle collision in Sonora

     April 26, 2023 at 3:55 PM:  A motorcycle and car have reportedly collidid on Hwy 108 at Lower Mono Way in Sonora.

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

Sinkhole on Parrotts Ferry Road

    April 26, 2023 at 1:40 PM:  A 6' x 6' sinkhole has been reported by a PG&E employee who ran into in on Parrotts Ferry Road at Sawmill Flat Road in Columbia.

    Tuolumne Roads department has been notified. One lane is now closed.

Luv that CATitude!!


This is Tyson!! Visit him at the Calaveras Animal
Shelter in San Andreas!

Tuesday, April 25, 2023

Grass fire in West Point

    April 25, 2023 at 2:40 PM:  A grass and vegetation fire has been reported on Woodhouse Mine Road in West Point.

   Several engines and water tenders are responding to the area.  

Three CHP at Columbia collision

    April 25, 2023 at 11 AM:  An overturned vehicle has been reported on Sawmill Flat Road in Columbia.

   Three CHP are already at the scene. An ambulance is responding.


How many can you name???


OK, Calaveras old-timers. From the 40's,
 how many can you name?

Hazard on Hwy 49

    April 25, 2023 at 8:40 AM:  Someone is reportedly yelling and waving at traffic on Hwy 49 and Gun Club Road near Frogtown.

   CHP is investigating the report as a traffic hazard. 

"DAY O" singer Harry Belafonte dies

      Harry Belafonte, famous folk singer of the 50's has died.  He was 96 years old.


Monday, April 24, 2023

Traffic collision in Valley Springs

     UPDATE:  Per CHP injuries in this collision are minor.

Overturned SUV on Hwy 4

   UPDATE:   This is now considered a hit and run and one person is being

Motorcycle collision in Wilseyville

    April 24, 2023 at 2:10 PM:  A motorcycle vs car collision has been reported on Blue Mountain Road at Noble Road in Wilseyville.

   An ambulance has been dispatched to the scene.

WHAT??? Tucker Carlson fired???

     Apparently it is true that Rupert Murdoch has officially fired Tucker Carlson, a week after settling with Dominion Voting Systems.

   Carlson is also names in a lawsuit from a former Producer, involing sexist and anti-semetic remarks.

Fatal Collision in Wallace

    According to CHP on April 22, 2023 around 11:25 AM a 50 year old Valley Springs man was driving a Harley Davidson

Traffic collision in San Andreas

    April 24, 2023 at 8:40 AM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Hwy 49 at Poole Station Road in San Andreas.

    An ambulance is responding to the scene.

Sunday, April 23, 2023

Kings vs Warriors

    April 23, 2023 at 12:30 PM:  The Sacramento Kings will be in San Francisco to play the Golden State Warriors.

   This is game 4 of the NBA Playoffs.  Kings 2  Warriors 1.

Saturday, April 22, 2023

Motorcycle crash in Burson

    April 22, 2023 at 11:30 AM:  A motorcycle has collided with a Range Rover on Southworth at Hwy 12 in Burson.

   An ambulance is responding. The motorcycle is blocking the roadway.

Over 150 more homes planned in Valley Springs

     The Calaveras Board of Supervisors has approved another large subdivision in the Valley Springs area of the county.

   Located between Vista del Lago and Rancho Calaveras, there will be some density housing included in the subdivision.

Earth Day!!


Don't you think the EARTH needs more than one day
a YEAR???

Thursday, April 20, 2023

Spacex Starship EXPLODES


About 2 minutes after takeoff, the new
Spacex Starship exploded.

Oakland A's moving to Vegas??

    Apparently the Oakland A's are considering a move to Las Vegas.

   They have purchased over 45 acres near town for a new stadium. Las Vegal A's!!!

Sled Fest at Bear Valley


Saturday at Bear Valley

Dinner Dance


Tuesday, April 18, 2023

Rumors are......

    Yes, we hear that finally another restaurant is opening where Just Delicious used to be in Meadowmont Shopping Center.

    Apparently some time this week, so drive by and check it out.  Sounds yummy!!! HEART & SOUL is the new name.

Overturned truck on Hwy 49

    April 18, 2023 at 1:20 PM:  A truck has overturned on Hwy 49 at Shaws Flat Road in Columbia.

    Pool chemicals have spilled from containers. Hazardous waste has been notified. An ambulance is responding to the scene. 

Dip in Hwy 49

    April 18, 2023 at 10:10 AM:  A dip has been reported in Hwy 49 in Angels Camp.

    Apparently the reporting party feels it may be a broken pipe under the roadway because there is water sitting.

Kings win TWO!!!

    Game two of the NBA playoffs was pretty exciting.  The Kings and the Warriors went after each other aggressively.

   The Kings won 114-106.  The game was televised.

Sunday, April 16, 2023

Kings WIN!!

    The Sacramento Kings beat the Golden State Warriors last night in the 1st game of the NBA playoffs.

    The final score was 126-123.

Saturday, April 15, 2023

Friday, April 14, 2023

Fire in San Andreas

   UPDATE:  The fire has been extinguished.

Collision on Hwy 49

    April 14, 2023 at 3:05 PM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Hwy 49 at Fourth Crossing.

    Injuries are minor.  Two tow trucks are responding to the scene. 

Fire in Twain Harte area

    April 14, 2023 at 2:55 PM:  A vegetation fire has been reported on Jupiter Road and Italian Bar Road outside Twain Harte.

   Additional assistance has been requested.

Thursday, April 13, 2023

Grass fire in Mountain Ranch

    April 13, 2023 at 4:40 PM:  A fire has been reported at 8652 Sheep Ranch Road in Mountain Ranch.

   Several engines and water tenders are responding.

Crafts coming to Frogtown


Collision on Hwy 120

    April 13, 2023 at 1:50 PM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Hwy 120 near Jacksonville Road outside Jamestown.

   One vehicle is 150' down the embankment.  A medical heliopter is responding to the scene. Multiple vehicles have pulled over to try and help.

Angels Creek closed to public

     Because of the presence of the pollutant hydrogen sulfide, Angels Creek is closed to the public.

    When it tests clear, the city and county will notify everyone that it is now safe to access.

Fire on Hwy 49

     April 13, 2023 at 11:10 AM:  A grass fire has been reported on Hwy 49 this side of Coulterville.

    Several engines and water tenders are responding.

Guided nature walk


  On Saturday April 15, 2023 the Arnold Rim Trail Association will hold a Guided Nature Walk.

    It is titled

Tuesday, April 11, 2023

Motorcycle collision near Campo Seco

    April 11, 2023 at 3:20 PM:  A motorcycle collision has been reported on Chile Camp Road outside Campo Seco.

   The rider has minor injuries. A tow truck is responding to the scene.

Monday, April 10, 2023

Grass fire in LaGrange

    April 10, 2023 at 4:20 PM:  A vegetation fire in a wood pile has been reported on Hwy 132 at LaGrange Road.

   Engines are responding to the scene.

Grass fire in Mountain Ranch

    UPDATE:  Fire is contained.

Fatal motorcycle crash

    According to CHP on April 9, 2023 around 6 PM a motorcycle collision was reported on

Saturday, April 8, 2023

Fire reported in Valley Springs

    April 8, 2023 at 3 PM:  A structure fire has been reported on Glen Court in Valley Springs.

    Indications that it may be an electrical fire.  An engine is at the location.

Friday, April 7, 2023

Alleged felony arrest--Sex with minor

    On April 5, 2023 Colton Fontes turned himself in to the Calaveras Sheriff where he is now being held with

Wednesday, April 5, 2023

Supervisors move forward with Calaveras Animal Shelter

   On the April 11, 2023 agenda the Calaveras Supervisors are set to approve a contract for the design of our new Animal Shelter.

   This is a been a

Tuesday, April 4, 2023

4.7 earthquake in South Bay

    At approximately 3:40 PM a 4.7 earthquake struck the south bay area.

    It was centered near Hollister.

Three arrests in one day

    According to the Calaveras Sheriff, on April 2, 2023 around 1:15 AM deputies contacted two vehicles parked behind

34 FELONIES for TRUMP!!!! "Catch and Kill"

    The term used by the DA of the plans to protect Trump from bad press was called "Catch and Kill"!! 

Caltrans reopens Hwy 49

      April 4, 2023:  Caltrans has reopened Hwy 49 in Martell, after filling the sinkhole that had opened.

      Drive carefully through the area.

Ebbetts Pass Town Hall--CCWD


Monday, April 3, 2023