Saturday, June 29, 2024

Fire in Jamestown

   UPDATE:  Fire is 1/4 acre in size at this time.  Air tanker dispatched.  CHP is enroute to assist with traffic in the area.

Wednesday, June 26, 2024

Collision near Columbia College

    June 26, 2024 at 1 PM:  A Marshal's vehicle, in pursuit of a suspect reportedly struck a school bus and is hanging over the embankment.

   No injuries have been indicated..


Collision in Milton

    June 26, 2024 at 11:30 AM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Hwy 4 at Milton Road in the Milton area involvling two vehicles and a power pole.

   An ambulance is responding. A telephone pole is laying on one vehicle. Holding traffic for PG&E.

NO Fireworks in Ebbetts Pass

    You can see the big sign as you leave Murphys and all the way through Ebbetts Pass. NO FIREWORKS!!

Burning PAWS today

    Calfire will be control burning at the PAWS facility just outside San Andreas today and tomorrow.

   Smoke will be seen in the area.

Tuesday, June 25, 2024

City of Angels Camp still after City Administrator?

    Yet another CLOSED SESSION meeting is being held at 2 PM today to discuss appointing an interim City Administrator.

   Apparently they plan to come back into public session to announce their decision.  Is anyone speaking up for Rebecca Callen?????  Why is the City doing this??

Community meetings


Car vs tree in Standard

    June 25, 2024 at 1:25 PM:  A black sports car reportedly has left Standard Road and struck a tree in Standard.

   No injuries are indicated.

Grass fire on Liberty Road

   June 25, 2024 at 10:35 AM:  A grass fire has been reported on Liberty Road outside Clements.

   Several engines are responding to the scene.

Grass fire in Rancho Calaveras

 UPDATE:  As of 11 AM the fire is contained.

Collision in Vallecito

      June 25, 2024 at 9:35 AM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Hwy 4 in Vallecito.

    No injuries have been indicated.

Sunday, June 23, 2024

Auditions for The Cake

   On June 29 and 30, 2024 Murphys Creek Theater is holding auditions for their next play The Cake.

   By appointment only, contact the director at

Honda Civic vs cattle truck

    June 23, 2024 at 1:45 PM:  A Honda Civic has reportedly collided with a cattle truck on Fine Drive in the Linden area.

   An ambulance is responding to the scene.

Motorcycle vs tree in Burson

    June 23, 2024 at 1:15 PM:  A motorcycle has reportedly left the road and struck a tree on Burson Road and Carol Lane in Burson.

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

Vehicle fire in Twain Harte

  UPDATE:  Fire appears to be confined to engine compartment.

Collision in Forest Meadows

    June 23, 2024 at 12 Noon:  A collision has been reported at Wylderidge and Heather in Forest Meadows.

   It isn't yet known if there are injuries.

Saturday, June 22, 2024

Rollover collision in Vallecito

    June 22, 2024 at 2:50 PM:  A vehicle reportedly ran off Parrotts Ferry Road near Moaning Cave Road, hit several trees and has rolled over.

   An ambulance and tow truck are reponding to the scene.

Possible drowning at New Melones

   UPDATE:  The    June 22, 2024 at 2 PM:  The Calaveras Rescue unit has been dispatched to New Melones reservoir.

   A call that a possible drowning has occurred at the dam. Victim is on the boat and partially responsive at this time.

Wednesday, June 19, 2024

Collision in Vallecito

    June 19, 2024 at 1:20 PM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Hwy 4 at Vallecito Bypass Road in Vallecito.

   One vehicle struck a tree. An air ambulance is responding to the scene. One car is on fire.

Fire in San Andreas

    UPDATE:  This may be part of the Paloma Fire.

Collision in Jamestown

    June 19, 2024 at 1:05 PM:  A traffic collision has been reported on J59 in Jamestown.

   An ambulance is responding to the scene.

Fire in Mokelumne Hill

    UPDATE:  Fire is approximately 3 acres at

Aero Fire evacuations lifted

    June 19, 2024 at 11:20 AM:  All evacuation orders have been lifted for residents of the Aero Fire in Copperopolis.

   Hwy 4 is still closed at Poole Station Road, however.

Copperopolis fire update

    As of 7 AM on June 19, 2024 the Aero Fire is 33% contained. It has not gained acreage since noon yesterday.

   The fire came within feet of the Copperopolis Elementary School before they stopped it. Evacuations are still in effect, along with the closure of Hwy 4.

Hall of Famer Willie Mays dies


The baseball superstar was 93 years old.

Saturday, June 15, 2024

Moving vehicle on fire

    June 15, 2024 at 10:40 AM:  A vehicle that is moving up Old Priest Grade towards Groveland is reportedly on fire.

   Fire personnel is responding to the scene.

Training fire on Bear Mountain

    June 15, 2024:  What is described as a training fire near Fowler Peak on Bear

Friday, June 14, 2024

Boating injury at Camanche

    On June 10, 2024 around 1 PM deputies were dispatched to a report of a boating

Head-on collision on Hwy 4

    UPDATE:  The ambulance has been cancelled. CHP indicates injuries are minor.

Thursday, June 13, 2024

Fire in Jenny Lind

   UPDATE:  Just heard that the fire has been

Annual report on Calfire

    According to their annual report, Calfire of Tuolumne and Calaveras responded to 585 fires total in 2023.

   We have requested the total for Calaveras County and will report it when we receive the information.

Grass fire in Clements

   UPDATE:  Fire is under control.

Fire in Valley Springs

   UPDATE:  Fire is contained.

Collision in Angels Camp

    June 13, 2024 at 9:10 AM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Main Street in Angels Camp near Ramorini Lane.

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

Wednesday, June 12, 2024

Monday, June 10, 2024

Grass fire on Hogan Dam Road

  UPDATE:  The fire has been knocked down and is under control.

Angels special meeting about Administrator?

    On June 10, 2024 at 4 PM the Angels City Council will hold a special meeting with closed session to give evaluation of City Administrator.

   The next item listed is to discipline/dismiss a public employee, followed by an interim appointment to the position.


Sunday, June 9, 2024

What is the flag with the tree on it?

   Yet another flag has come into prominence lately; the white

Collision on Hwy 49

    June 9, 2024 at 10:55 AM:  A collision has been reported on Hwy 49 in Mokelumne Hill.

   No injuries have been indicated, but possible aggressive behavior from one of the drivers. CHP is responding.

Saturday, June 8, 2024

Wednesday, June 5, 2024

Tuesday, June 4, 2024

Grass fire off Hwy 108

   UPDATE:  Not long after the tanker arrived the fire was brought under control.

Mexico elects Jewish woman President

   June 4, 2024 at 10:15 AM:  Mexico has two firsts this morning. It has elected its first woman President.

   Claudia Sheinbaum is also the first Jewish President Mexico has elected.

Attempted carjacking in San Andreas

    On May 29, 2024  Calaveras deputies  arrested Jack Donal Martin (42) of San Andreas on E. St. Charles Street in

Fire in Mountain Ranch

    June 4, 2024 at 9:45 AM:  A fire has been reported on Mountain Ranch Road at Sun Road in Mountain Ranch.

   Fire personnel are responding.

Car vs fence in Railroad Flat

    June 4, 2024 at 8:55 AM:  A car reportedly ran off the road and hit a fence on Railroad Flat Road and Jesus Maria Road in Railroad Flat.

   Apparently the driver was avoiding striking a deer in the roadway. No injuries are indicated.