Wednesday, June 21, 2023

First Day of Summer


Spend it in the forest if you can

Car vs bar in Sonora

    June 21, 2023 at 8:45AM: A car has run off Joaquin Gully Road and into Ed's bar in  Twain Harte.

   An ambulance is responding to the scene.

Saturday, June 17, 2023

Friday, June 16, 2023


    DO NOT BURN!!  All burn permits are now suspended until further notice.  So many private burns escape and we do not need any more fires.

   NO BURNING 2023!!  Thank you CAL FIRE! 

Loose goats on Milton Road

    June 16, 2023 at 8:30 AM:  Several goats are reportedly loose on Milton Road at Jenny Lind Road in Valley Springs.

   It isn't yet clear who the owner is, but be extra cautious if in the area.  

Thursday, June 15, 2023

Wednesday, June 14, 2023

Rocks and Gravel on Hwy 12

    June 14, 2023 at 3:20 PM:  Rocks and gravel have spilled onto Hwy 12 after a big rig rock hauler blew a tire at Hwy 12 and Double Springs Road.

  The semi pulled over, but be extra cautious for the rocks on the roadway.

Prescribed burns INSANITY??? Op-Ed!!

      As most of us are aware, the so-called prescribed burn at Big Trees State Park last fall went awry,

Tuesday, June 13, 2023

Fire in Jamestown

    UPDATE:  Fire about 2 acres with a slow rate of spread. 5 buildings

Loose cow on Parrotts Ferry Road

    June 13, 2023 at 9 AM:  A cow is reportedly out on Parrotts Ferry Road near Natural Bridges outside Vallecito.

   CHP is attempting to locate the owner.

Monday, June 12, 2023

Car Fire becomes grass fire

   June 12, 2023 at 3:30 PM:  A car fire at Lake Camanche has become a grass fire on the Amador County side of the lake.

   Several engines and water tenders are responding to the scene. 

Ebbetts Pass Hwy 4 now open

    After a lot of hard work by Caltrans, Hwy 4 over Ebbetts Pass is now open to the public.

    A lot of snow was moved out of the way. Enjoy!!

What a Sweet Pea!!


Visit Sweet Pea at the Calaveras Animal
Shelter in San Andreas

Dear Sentinel Editor: Tax exemptions

    Dear Editor:

    Why are we all fussing and complaining about the PGA deal and their

Saturday, June 10, 2023

Car vs pole in Burson

    June 10, 2023 at 9:20 AM:  A car has reportedly struck a telephone pole at Hwy 12 and Pettinger Road in Burson.

   It isn't yet known if there are injuries.

Friday, June 9, 2023

Removing PGA's tax exempt status?

    As a result of the deal between the PGA and Saudi Arabia, John Garamendi has introduced a new bill in Congress.

   It will remove the tax exempt status from the PGA.  Most were not even aware that the exempt status would extend to Saudi Arabia.  

Wednesday, June 7, 2023

Overdose death on Hwy 4

       Apparently the body found at an empty house on Hwy 4 turned out to be a likely overdose and was actually found in the little trailer behind the house.

   A local homeless man, he was well known to the community walking up and down Hwy 4.

Car vs post office in Arnold

    June 7, 2023 at 12:30 PM:  A car has reportedly struck the post office building in Arnold and then left the scene.

   CHP is responding. No injuries have been indicated.

New fire not far from Milton fire

    June 7, 2023 at 11:25 AM:  Another fire has been reported, this one at 26 Mile Road and Sonora Road, not far from the Milton Fire.

   Stanislaus fire personnel are responding to this one.

Brush fire in Milton

     UPDATE:  Request for dozer

Saudi Arabia joins the PGA

    After an expensive year of court battles, the PGA and the Saudi Arabia LIV have decided

Monday, June 5, 2023

Rollover in Twain Harte

    June 5, 2023 at 11:50 AM:  A truck has reportedly rolled over into the creek at Kewin Mill Road and Big Hill Road in Twain Harte.

   Apparently the truck is suspended by cables from the bridge.  Emergency vehicles are responding. Possible hit and run caused.

CHP report on fatal collision

    Per CHP on June 2, 2023 around 10:30 PM a 39 year old male resident of

Saturday, June 3, 2023

Vehicle vs house in Sonora

    June 3, 2023 at 1:40 PM:  A vehicle has reportedly rolled into a house while groceries were being unloaded in Nigara River Drive in Sonora.

   No injuries have been indicated.

Rollover in San Andreas

    UPDATE:  Major injuries have been indicated in this collision. An

SUV vs tree fatal

    June 3, 2023 at 8 AM:  An earlier crash of a SUV vs a tree has been reported on Quartz Mine Road in Mountain Ranch.

   One person did not survive the collision, which was apparently on private property. Emergency personnel responded to the scene.

Friday, June 2, 2023

Fire at Camanche

    May 2, 2023 at 1:35 PM:  A grass fire has been reported on Camanche Parkway at Camanche.

   Approximately 1/2  acre in size, several engines and water tenders are responding.

Thursday, June 1, 2023

Fire in Jamestown

     UPDATE:  Fire has burned 1 1/2 acres so far. Additional resources requested.