Monday, October 30, 2023

ACE Hardware gets hacked

    According to President and CEO of ACE Hardware John Venhuizen, "a cybersecurity incident has disrupted shipments."

   Key operating systems have been interrupted or suspended.  ACE stores have been asked not to place any orders today October 30, 2023. 

Friday, October 27, 2023

Car into pole and ditch

    October 27, 2023 at 3:30 PM:  A car has reportedly struck and pole and ended up in a ditch off Escalon Bellota Road at Skiff Road in Farmington.

   CHP is en route to the scene. An ambulance is responding.

Sweet Piper needs a home


Visit her at the Calaveras Animal Services Dept in
San Andreas

Thursday, October 26, 2023

Motorcycle collision in Columbia

    October 26, 2023 at 1:30 PM:  A motorcycle and a pickup have reportedly collided on Rattlesnake  Gulch Road and Lower Quail Mine Road in Columbia.

    Major injuries have been indicated. An ambulance is responding to the scene.

Rollover on Hwy 88

    October 26, 2023 at 9:45 AM:  A multiple rollover has been reported on Hwy 88 at Blue Sky Drive in Amador County.

   Need help removing driver from vehicle. CHP is at the scene.  An ambulance is responding.

Snow in Bear Valley

   October 26, 2023:  It snowed 2" last night in Bear Valley. 1st snow of the season.

   The ski bunnies are excited.

Wednesday, October 25, 2023

Firearm arrest

    According to the Calaveras Sheriff, on October 16, 2023 at around 1 PM a probation compliance

Spinout on Hwy 12

    October 25, 2023 at 2:10 PM:  A spinout has been reported on Hwy 12 at Toll House Road in San Andreas.

   Apparently one car is involved. A tow truck is responding.

Monday, October 23, 2023

Bus vs tow truck

    October 23, 2023 at 8:50 AM:  A bus reportedly struck a parked tow truck on Hwy 49 in Sonora.

   No injuries were indicated.

Goats--lots of Goats

    October 23, 2023 at 8:05 AM:  Goats--reportedly, lots of Goats, are out on Hwy 26 at Silver Rapids Road in Rancho Calaveras.

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

Sunday, October 22, 2023

"Gods didn't create man; man created gods"??

   On Reddit the discussion of where gods came from has been discussed. From the mythological gods to the jesus god of christianity, questions arise.

   Think about it!  "Gods didn't create man; man created gods!" Man's continual need to find some way to explain our being and our massive universe? 

Pickup through fence

    October 22, 2023 at 10:25 AM:  A Chevy pickup has reportedly left Obyrnes Ferry Road, gone through a fence and into a ditch in Copperopolis.

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

Pigs in the roadway

    October 22, 2023 at 10 AM:  Two pigs are reportedly out on Antonovich Road in Rancho Calaveras.

    Be extra cautious until CHP can locate the owner.

Niners head to Minnesota

    The 49ers play the Vikings on Monday night, October 23, 2023.  This game is in Minnesota.

   The Niners are 5-1 and the Vikings are 2-4. Go Niners!

Saturday, October 21, 2023

Pickup vs hillside

    October 21, 2023 at 4:10 PM:  A pickup has reportedly left Mountain Ranch Road and struck the hillside at Windmill Circle in San Andreas.

   An ambulance is responding to the scene.

Vehicle fire on Hwy 4

   Fire is out. Engines now cancelled.

California Rangeland Trust gets WHAT???

    On October 10, 2023 item 12 on the Consent Agenda of the Calaveras Supervisors was to approve an additional

Smoke gets in your eyes....

    October 21, 2023 at 8:30 AM:  That song is very true this morning, as the control burn at Big Trees State Park smokes out Arnold.

   In order to destroy the food supply and habitat of our forest creatures, they BURN, BURN, BURN! We don't believe it does anything to prevent fires.

Friday, October 20, 2023

Fire in Pinecrest

    UPDATE:  Hwy 108 is now closed from Crabtree Road to Pinecrest.

House of Representatives vote again

     Today, October 20, 2023 the House of Representatives again voted to elect a Republican Speaker of the House. Twenty- five voted against Jordan; three more than yesterday.

   We are told that Speaker Pelosi never brought anything to the floor for a vote until she knew she had the votes to pass.  Will Jordan demand yet another vote? 

Thursday, October 19, 2023

Collision in San Andreas

   October 19, 2023 at 1:10 PM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Hwy 49 in front of the Sierra Trading Post in San Andreas. 

   An ambulance is responding to the scene. 

Cow on Six Mile Road

    October 19, 2023 at 10:15 AM:  A small black cow has been reported on Six Mile Road in the Murphys area.

    Be extra cautious until the owner can be located and the roadway cleared.

Saturday, October 14, 2023

Homeless horseman arrested

News Sentinel photo

    On October 12, 2023 at approximately 1:20 AM Calaveras deputies arrested Frank

Tuesday, October 10, 2023

Homecoming Parade


Bus collides with cement pole

   October 9, 2023 at 8:20 AM:  A bus has reportedly collided with a cement pole at the Tuttletown gas station on Hwy 49 in Tuttletown.

   No injuries have been indicated. Two CHP units are at the scene. 

Monday, October 9, 2023

49ers vs Cowboys

    On Sunday October 8, 2023 the 49ers didn't win their game against the Cowboys. They HUMILIATED the Dallas team.

   The final score was 42-10 with the 2nd string of the 49ers finishing the game.

Sunday, October 8, 2023

What is California Rangeland Trust??

    On the Calaveras Supervisors October 10, 2023 agenda is an item increasing the amount paid to

Collision in Columbia

  UPDATE:  Injuries in this collision are

Fire in Oakdale

   UPDATE:  The fire is currently 10 acres in size

Cowboys at Levi Stadium

    Today, October 8, 2023 the Dallas Cowboys are in Santa Clara to face the SF 49ers at Levi Stadium.

    The game is the 5 o'clock game, Sunday night football.

Collision on Hwy 108

     UPDATE:  Injuries in this collision were major.

Murphys Creek Theater cancels show

    October 8, 2023 at 9:50 AM:  Due to Covid concerns the show planned for today at Murphys Creek Theater has been cancelled.

   Refunds or replacement tickets will be available.

Injured dog on Hwy 26

   October 8, 2023 at 9:40 AM:  An injured Husky has been reported on Hwy 26 near Main Street in West Point.

   Apparently the dog has a chain around its neck. This is near the fire department. CHP has been dispatched to the area. 

Saturday, October 7, 2023

Collision on Hwy 12

    October 7, 2023 at 4:25 PM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Hwy 12 at Double Springs Road.

   It isn't known if there are injuries.

Friday, October 6, 2023

Thursday, October 5, 2023

Weapons arrest in Valley Springs

    On October 2, 2023 around 2 PM the Calaveras Sheriff and Probation departments did a

Fire in Sonora

    October 5, 2023 at 12:35 PM:  A grass fire has been reported on Blue Bell Road in Sonora.

    Fire personnel are responding to the scene.

In Twain Harte....


Tuesday, October 3, 2023

Motorcycle collision in Sonora

    October 3, 2023 at 3:55 PM:  A motorcycle collision has been reported on Hwy 108 at Chicken Ranch Road in Sonora.

An ambulance is responding to the scene. A tow truck has been dispatched for the motorcycle.

Fire at Lake Tulloch

  UPDATE:  Additional engines are requested to report to this fire.

Fire in Clements

   UPDATE:  Fire is under control now.

Sunny and Ladybug


Two precious kitties for adoption. Visit them at the Calaveras
Animal Shelter in San Andreas.

Collision in Angels Camp

    UPDATE:  Injuries appear to be minor per CHP.

Fawn killed on Hwy 49

    October 3, 2023 at 10AM:  A fawn is reportedly been killed on Hwy 49 at Big Bar Road in the Mokelumne Hill area.

   Fish and Game says they don't pick up dead deer. SLOW DOWN so you don't kill innocent animals!!

Sunday, October 1, 2023

Vehicle vs tree in Burson

    UPDATE: Per CHP this is a major injury collision. 

49ers at home in Santa Clara today

    October 1, 2023:  The Arizona Cardinals are at Levi Stadium to play the Niners today.

    The game is scheduled for 1:25 PM.  Go Niners!!