Wednesday, April 10, 2024

Paint Clearance SALE!!

    

Kelly Moore supply remaining in stock on
Clearance Sale at Arnold Building Supply
1082 Hwy 4 in Arnold, 209-795-4038

Adopt Frankie

 

Visit Frankie at the Calaveras Animal Shelter
in San Andreas

Monday, April 8, 2024

Collision on Hwy 4

    April 8, 2024 at 12:15 PM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Hwy 4 at Forest Meadows Drive in Murphys.

   Two vehicles and a dog were involved. An ambulance is responding. The dog did not survive. Three vehicles are involved.

Frog Jump Youth Parade

 


Sunday, April 7, 2024

Wednesday, April 3, 2024

One more storm???

   The weather report is calling for yet another storm for Ebbetts Pass, with snow down to 2000'.

    Drive carefully and keep warm. Summer is coming.

The dirty old stinking racist troll is dead....the curse worked! Hooray!!

 


Collision outside Plymouth

    April 3, 2024 at 11:20 AM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Hwy 16 at Welsh Pond Road outside Plymouth.

   Two tow trucks are responding. An ambulance has been dispatched to the scene.

Rock slide on Hwy 49

    April 3, 2024 at 9:40 AM:  A rock slide has been reported on Hwy 49 near Big Bar Road outside Mokelumne Hill.

   Be extra cautious until Caltrans can remove the hazard.

Sunday, March 31, 2024

Buddy the Chihuahua

 

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

Friday, March 29, 2024

Tree falls on Hwy 49

   March 29, 2024 at 2:45:  An oak tree has reportedly fallen on hwy 49 at Fourths Crossing outside San Andreas.

   Caltrans has been notified of the traffic hazard.

Thursday, March 28, 2024

Collision in Double Springs

    March 28, 2024 at 10:20 AM:  A vehicle collision has been reported at Hwy 12 and Double Springs Road in Double Springs.

   An ambulance is responding to the scene.

Chains on Hwy 4

    March 28, 2024 at 9:10 AM:  Caltrans is requiring chains on vehicles driving on Hwy 4 above Cabbage Patch.

 It is somewhat clear today, but be extra cautious and watch for icy conditions.

Wednesday, March 27, 2024

Cow on Hwy 49

    March 27, 2024 at 1:45 PM:  A black cow has been reported on Hwy 49 near Tonzi Road in Sutter Creek.

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

Collision in Murphys

    March 27, 2024 at 1:40 PM:  A collision has been reported on Skunk Ranch Road and Ponderosa Road in Murphys.

   No injuries were indicated, but mirrors were wiped out.

Storm headed our way

   March 27, 2024 at 9:15 AM:  A new storm is apparently headed in our direction with storm warnings issued for 11 AM today through 11 AM March 28, 2024.

   Be prepared if headed for the mountains. Chains will likely be required about 5000' on Hwy 4. 

Sunday, March 24, 2024

Car off roadway in Dorrington

    March 24, 2024 at 11:20 AM:  A car has run off Boards Crossing Road in Dorrington. No injuries have been indicated.

   A tow truck is responding to the area of Jug Handle Road.

    

Collision on Hwy 4

    March 24, 2024 at 8:50 AM:  A vehicle has reportedly run off Hwy 4 at Golden Torch Drive in Arnold. It is snowing

Friday, March 22, 2024

Wednesday, March 20, 2024

Collision on Hwy 49

    March 20, 2024 at 4:35 PM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Hwy 49 near Big Bar Road in Mokelumne Hill.

   Three fire engines and an ambulance responded to the scene. Traffic is backed up on the curves.

It wouldn't be so bad says Tucker Carlsen

    Tucker Carlsen has been in Russia this week to interview Putin after his election, and to put the

Tuesday, March 19, 2024

Trump says "BLOODBATH" if he loses!!!

 

Yes, its true!  He is now saying that!!!
Jeffrey Daumer and Donald Trump alike? 

Wednesday, March 13, 2024

Retailers will be forced to raise prices?

   After all the back and forth of Measure A's special sales tax, it appears to have passed. What does this mean for residents

Collision in Murphys

    UPDATE:  A tow truck will respond for the pickup

Saturday, March 9, 2024

Give Blackjack a home

 

Handsome Blackjack is available for adoption. You can visit
him at the Calaveras Animal Shelter in San Andreas.

Wednesday, March 6, 2024

Horsespeak holds murder mystery dinner

    The Cowgirl Up Ranch in Burson is the site of the Horsespeak Murder Mystery Dinner and

Horses and Burros for adoption


    On March 22 and 23, 2024 the BLM will offer 20 wild horses and 10 wild burros for adoption.

    The event will be held at the Diamond Bar Arena at 6055 Central Avenue in Ceres.

    Animals will be available on a first come, first serve basis 9 to 5 each day. Preview is Thursday March 21, 2024 3-5 PM.

Celtic Faire

 

March 8, 9 and 10 at the Calaveras Fairgrounds

Election results: RUNOFFS

   In the March 5, 2024 primary election the winners are:

    Measure A     Yes 5825   No  4355   Calaveras County now has an additional SALES TAX so that Calaveras Fire District in Mokelumne Hill  can get more money!!

     Supervisors:  Tofanelli vs Tim Grant RUNOFF in District 1*

                            Folendorf in District 4

                            Autumn Andahl vs Trevor Wittke RUNOFF in District 2  *

 *  In the case of no candidate receiving over 50% of the vote, a runoff will be held in November between the top two candidates.


Friday, March 1, 2024

Chains required on Hwy 4

    March 1, 2024:  Caltrans is requiring chains on Hwy 4 at Cottage Springs this morning.

    There is still  no snow in Arnold, but later on the chain requirement is likely to move down the hill.

Wednesday, February 28, 2024

Overturned vehicle on Hwy 108

    February 28, 2024 at 11:50 AM:  A collison has been reported on Hwy 108 at Confidence Road in Twain Harte.

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

Fire near Big Trees

    February 28, 2024 at 11:30 AM:  Some type of fire has been reported on Big Trees Parkway above Arnold.

   Fire personnel have been dispatched. 

Friday, February 23, 2024

Plane crash at New Hogan Reservoir

     According to the Calaveras Sheriff's Office on February 22, 2024 around 4:15 PM. a report was received of a downed aircraft near New Hogan Reservoir.

    A CHP helicopter was dispatched to assist the injured pilot, a 23 year old female.  An investigation is being conducted by the FAA.

Thursday, February 22, 2024

Injured deer on Hwy 26

    February 22, 2024 at 8:20 AM:  An injured and bleeding deer has been reported on Hwy 26 near

Dirt Road in Mokelumne Hill.

   CHP is responding. The deer is between lanes, so be cautious in that area.

Tuesday, February 20, 2024

Collision in San Andreas

    February 20, 2024 at 12:30 PM:  A traffic collision has been reported at Hwy 49 and Hwy 12 in San Andreas.

   No injuries have been indicated.

Hummer runs off roadway

    February 20, 2024 at 9 AM:  A Hummer has run off Obyrnes Ferry Road in Jamestown and down the embankment on a sharp curve.

   No injuries have been indicated.

Bear Valley snow stats

    As of February 20, 2024 AM Bear Valley Mountain Resort has received

Friday, February 16, 2024

Vehicle in the ditch in Calaveritas

    February 16, 2024 at 4 PM:  An older white vehicle is reportedly off Calaveritas Road and into a ditch.

   Apparently some juveniles are trying to remove it from the ditch.

Collision on Hwy 4

    February 16, 2024 at 3:55 PM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Hwy 4 at Hunter Dam Road in Avery.

   One car ended up in a culvert. It isn't yet known if there are injuries.

Thursday, February 15, 2024

Vote NO on Measure A!! NO more taxes in Calaveras County!!!

Martin Huberty does not respond on Measure A

   Over a week ago, we sent an email to our District 3 Supervisor because we were concerned about having to pay additional sales tax for the Calaveras Fire Department in the other end

Wednesday, February 14, 2024

Up to 10 people shot in Kansas City

      February 14, 2024:   Just after the Super Bowl parade and entertainment in Kansas City, shots rang out.

   Unsure, but authorities believe 10 people have been shot in this mass shooting.

Sunday, February 11, 2024

Delilah appears to be purebred Great Dane

   

A gentle giant, Delilah is waiting for someone to love her. Visit
her at the Calaveras Animal Shelter in San Andreas.

Saturday, February 10, 2024

Vehicle crash in Bear Valley

    February 10, 2024 at 2:40 PM:  The Alpine County Sheriff is doing a welfare check on Cub Lane in Bear Valley after a vehicle crash was reported on Hwy 4 near Cub Lane.

   Concern that there may be a missing person was expressed, but it is believed they were found.

Road rage incident on Hwy 12

    February 10, 2024 at 2 PM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Hwy 12 at Southworth Road in Burson.

   Apparently it has escalated into a road rage incident with one party refusing to move out of the roadway. CHP is responding.

Tuesday, February 6, 2024

Miss Calaveras 2024

 


Toby Keith dies....

   

For 30 years Toby Keith has entertained America with his
sometimes comical country songs. He passed away
yesterday at the age of 62 of stomach cancer. One of
Taylor Swifts all-time favorites and Barack Obama, he will be
missed by all of his fans!!


Monday, February 5, 2024

Saturday, February 3, 2024

Drug and Firearms arrest in Angels Camp

    On January 30, 2024 at around 12 Noon the Calaveras Sheriff and others carried out a home visit on Latigo Street in rural Angels Camp.

   A compliance check turned up a loaded firearm without a serial number or "ghost gun", and second loaded handgun hidden within furniture and drug paraphernalia within the residence.

   31 pounds of processed marijuana was also located and 44 year old Justin Reed, along with Kristen Reed, (41) was arrested for alleged charges including firearms, violation of probation and possession of marijuana for sale.

   

Chains are required on Hwy 4

    February 3, 2024 at 10 AM:  Chains are required on Hwy 4 above Arnold. There is plenty of 

snow in Bear Valley if you like to ski or board and more is expected in tomorrow's storm. 

Mama and cubs seen in Arnold

    We got a report that a mama bear and two half

Always drive carefully when in Ebbetts Pass. The
bears must cross the roadways in their search for 
food and water. This is their forest we live in,
after all! 

grown
cubs were seen Thursday evening

Thursday, February 1, 2024

Collision in Vallecito

      February 1, 2024 at 12:40 PM:   A traffic collision has been reported on Hwy 4 at Parrots Ferry Road in Vallecito.

   An ambulance is responding to the scene due to a head injury.

144 grams of Meth found in San Andreas

    According to the Calaveras Sheriff, on January 11, 2024 a probation check on Gold Court in San Andreas led to the discovery of

Snow in Ebbetts Pass

    February 1, 2024:  Chains are required on Hwy 4 at Cottage Springs this morning due to the snow storm.

   Be extra cautious if headed up to ski, as roads are slippery. It's snowing pretty hard at Bear Valley right now.

One reason we pay MORE for groceries

     On January 25, 2024 around 1 PM, per the Calaveras Sheriff, a theft was reported at

Tuesday, January 30, 2024

Sweet Lucy needs a home

 

Visit this adorable pup at the Calaveras Animal
Shelter in San Andreas

Monday, January 29, 2024

49ers and Chiefs in Superbowl

    After a tense but exciting day of football, the Superbowl teams are set.

    The SF 49ers will face the KC Chiefs in Las Vegas on Sunday February 11, 2024.

Saturday, January 27, 2024

Motorcycle collision on Hwy 4

   January 27, 2024 at 10:25 AM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Hwy 4 in Vallecito.

   An air ambulance is responding due to major injuries.  A tow truck is responding to pick up the HD cycle.

Friday, January 26, 2024

Cow on Hwy 12

    January 26, 2024 at 11:50 AM:  A cow is reportedly on Hwy 12 at Central Hill Road in San Andreas.

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

Calaveras Supervisors play games with our money??

    If there is one thing taxpayers hate most about our Calaveras Supervisors its the games

Vehicle blocking Hwy 49

    January 26, 2024 at 10 AM:  A vehicle is stopped on Hwy 49 at Deer Creek Road with a man sitting in it.

   CHP is responding. One lane is blocked.

Black bull on Hwy 49

    January 26, 2024 at 9:30 AM:  A black bull is reportedly on the edge of Hwy 49 at Middle Bar Road near the county line.

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

Car runs off Sheep Ranch Road

   UPDATE:  The rear axle came off this vehicle. No injuries have been indicated.

Thursday, January 25, 2024

Major injury collision in Mokelumne Hill

    January 25, 2024 at 3:30 PM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Gorley Drive in Mokelumne Hill.

   Major injuries are indicated in this collision.

Collision in Sonora

    January 25, 2024 at 12:35 PM:  A red sports car and a white Toyota have reportedly crash at the Junction Shopping Center in Sonora.

   An ambulance is responding to the scene.

Semi blocking Hwy 88

    January 25, 2024 at 10:45 AM:  A long semi without chains is now blocking Hwy 88 at Martin Meadows.

   A big rig tow truck is responding with chains and Caltrans is plowing a path to the side of the road so it can be cleared.

Wednesday, January 24, 2024

Overturned vehicle on Hwy 49

    January 24, 2024 at 4:15 PM:  A vehicle has reportedly overturned and is on its roof on Hwy 49 near Big Bar Road at the Calaveras County line.

    An ambulance is responding to the scene.

Collision in Douglas Flat

      UPDATE:  CHP  could not locate any collision in the area.

Collision on Hwy 49

    January 24, 2024 at 11:45 AM:  A collision has just been reported on Hwy 49 at Tuttletown.

   Vehicle is apparently visible from the roadway. Injuries aren't yet known.

Chase leads to crash in Valley Springs

    According to the Calaveras Sheriff, on January 18, 2024 around 2 PM an enforcement stop

Another shooting in West Point

    On January 20 at around 9 AM, per the Calaveras Sheriff, deputies were dispatched to a report of vehicle

Calaveras Sheriff says will remain transparent

    On Monday January 22, 2024 around 7 PM, a press release was received from the Calaveras Sheriff regarding a man firing

Chains required on Hwy 4 at Cottage Springs on January 24, 2024

Monday, January 22, 2024

Chains required on Hwy 4

    January 22, 2024:  Chains are required by Caltrans on Hwy 4 this morning at Camp Connell.

    Drive carefully anywhere in the high mountains.

49ers win close game

   On Saturday evening the 49ers pulled out a win over the Green Bay Packers in a close game.

    On Sunday night the Kansas City Chiefs won basically due to a missed field goal and will now head to the playoffs.

Sunday, January 21, 2024

What a sweet boy

 

You can visit Jackson at the Calaveras
Animal Shelter in San Andreas

Friday, January 19, 2024

Goats and sheep on Milton Road

    January 19, 2024 at 2:25 PM:  10 goats and sheep are reportedly blocking Milton Road at Jenny Lind Road in Jenny Lind.

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

Crash in Double Springs

    January 19, 2024 at 1:15 PM:  A pickup and a Hyundai have reportedly collided at Hwy 26 and Double Springs Road in Double Springs.

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

Black cow on Burson Road

    January 19, 2024 at 12:10 PM:  A black cow has been reported on Burson Road in Burson.

    CHP is en route to the area. Be extra cautious until CHP can locate the owner and clear the roadway.

Calaveras Sheriff--Shots fired!

    UPDATE:  Per the Calaveras Sheriff, this is actually on the 1000 block of Woodhouse Mine Road, and deputies

Wednesday, January 17, 2024

Pig in the road in Pioneer

    January 17, 2024 at 3:15 PM:  A pig is reportedly on Buckhorn Ridge in Pioneer.

    CHP is en route to clear the roadway and locate the owner.  

Elder abuse arrest

    On January 13, 2024 around 1:30 PM Calaveras deputies were dispatched to a home on Ross Drive in Valley Springs.

   An altercation regarding marijuana

Car vs Smoke Shop

     January 17, 2024 at 10 AM:  A car has reportedly crashed into the Grizzly Smoke Shop on Hwy 4 in Arnold.

      CHP is en route to the scene. No injuries have been indicated.

Chains required at Cottage Springs

    January 17, 2024:  Caltrans is requiring chains on Hwy 4 at Cottage Springs this morning.

    Drive carefully in the mountains.

Saturday, January 13, 2024

Overturned vehicle on Obyrnes Ferry Road

    January 13, 2024 at 2:15 PM:  A vehicle has overturned on Obyrnes Ferry Road on the Tuolumne side of the bridge.

   An ambulance is responding to the scene.

Solo rollover in Valley Springs

    January 13, 2024 at 2:30 PM:  A solo vehicle has rolled over on Hwy 26 near Heineman Road in Valley Springs.

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

Truck runs off Hwy 12

     UPDATE:  Hwy 12 is blocked.

Chains required at Camp Connell

    January 13, 2024 at 12:05PM:  Caltrans is requiring chains on Hwy 4 at Camp Connell.

    Rain in Arnold, but snowing just above.

Rollover in Burson

    December 13, 2024 at 12 Noon:  A vehicle rollover has been reported on Burson Road in Burson.

    It isn't yet known if there are injuries. 

Wednesday, January 10, 2024

Chains required on Hwy 4

    December 10, 2024:  Caltrans is requiring chains on Hwy 4 above Arnold where it is snowing.

   Bear Valley is open, but be extra careful on the snowy slick roadway.

Beautiful Teresa

    

Visit or adopt Teresa at the Calaveras Animal Shelter
in San Andreas

Monday, January 8, 2024

Propane tanker blocking Hwy 26

    January 8, 2024 at 9:15 AM:  A propane tanker truck is blocking Hwy 26 above Railroad Flat, possibly attempting to chain up.

   Be extra cautious if headed that direction.

Yelling after collision

    January 8, 2024 at 9:15 AM:  A traffic collision has been reported at Hwy 12 and Hwy 49 in San Andreas.

   No injuries are indicated, but one driver is outside yelling at the other driver.

Chains required on Hwy 4

    January 8, 2024:  Caltrans is requiring chains on Hwy 4 above Arnold this morning.

   The roads are very icy, so be extra cautious if headed for the mountains.


Car vs dog in San Andreas

    January 8, 2024 at 8:20 AM:  A grey Nissan has reportedly struck and killed a dog on Poole Station Road in San Andreas.

   The car is believed to be driveable. The driver was not injured. CHP is en route to the area.

Friday, January 5, 2024

District 2 candidate forum

    The California primary election is March 5, 2024.  That doesn't leave much time for District 2

Jackson is a beautiful Pointer

    

Visit Jackson at the Calaveras Animal Shelter in
San Andreas

Thursday, January 4, 2024

Collision on Obyrnes Ferry Road

    January 4, 2024 at 1 PM:  A collision has been reported on Obyrnes Ferry Road on the Tuolumne County side.

   An ambulance is responding to the scene.

Chains required on Hwy 4

     January 4, 2024:  Caltrans is requiring chains on Hwy 4 at Big Meadowns in Ebbetts Pass.

    Also, one way traffic controls in effect on Hwy 4 in Murphys due to maintenance work.