Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Logs For December 20th

Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Logs For December 20th

Sonora, CA… Tuolumne County Sheriff’s logs through December 20th are enclosed: TUOLUMNE COUNTY SHERIFF MEDIA BULLETIN Tuesday, December 20, 2016 00:25 TRAFFIC STOP 1612200001 Officer initiated activity at Panda Express, Sanguinetti Rd, Sonora City.Summary: I conducted a traffic stop for a violation of 4000(a) cvc. The driver and a passenger were arrested for a drug […]

Operating Hours To Change On Stanislaus National Forest December 27th

Operating Hours To Change On Stanislaus National Forest December 27th

Sonora, CA… Winter operating hours at the Forest Supervisor’s office and all four Ranger District offices will change to 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. beginning Dec. 27. “Visitors may not see any change since some district offices are already operating on this schedule,” said Scott Tangenberg, acting Forest Supervisor. “This action will ensure continuity between […]

New Executive Director For ATCAA Agency Named

New Executive Director For ATCAA Agency Named

Sonora/Jackson, CA…The Amador Tuolumne Community Action Agency (ATCAA) announced today that Rajeev (Raj) Rambob will serve as the new ATCAA Executive Director effective 1/1/17 replacing Shelly Hance who is retiring at the end of the year with 35 years of service at ATCAA. Hance has served as Executive Director since 1991 following ATCAA’s founding Executive […]

Last Minute Gift Ideas at The Clothes Mine!

Last Minute Gift Ideas at The Clothes Mine!

Angels Camp & Sutter Creek, CA…Let us help you finish up your Christmas list! We have a great selection of gloves, scarves, and sweaters. We also have gift certificates available in any denomination. We’ll also wrap any purchases you make! We’re located at 220 South Main Street next to the Angels Camp Medical Clinic. Stop […]

Calaveras County Sheriff’s Logs For December 20th

Calaveras County Sheriff’s Logs For December 20th

San Andreas, CA…The latest activity logs for the Calaveras County Sheriff’s Deputies are attached: CALAVERAS COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICE MEDIA BULLETIN Tuesday, December 20, 2016 00:17 Suspicious or Parked Vehicle 1612200001 Officer initiated activity at Hwy 4, Murphys. . Disposition: No Report Taken. 00:18 Traffic Stop 1612200002 Officer initiated activity at Main St/Hwy 26, West Point. […]

Arnold Shooting Occurred In Unsuccessful Robbery Attempt

Arnold Shooting Occurred In Unsuccessful Robbery Attempt

Arnold, CA…The Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office previously reported about an incident that occurred on 12-8-16 where a subject named Robert Hilton, Jr. arrived at the Ebbett’s Pass Fire Department in Arnold with gunshot wounds. A witness, L Amir Amma, told detectives that Hilton had been shot somewhere in the Arnold area while standing outside of […]

Rudolph Is On Standard Presentencing Terms

Rudolph Is On Standard Presentencing Terms

Alpine County, CA…Rudolph is on standard Presentencing terms. He cannot consume any eggnog, milk or cookies without a doctor’s authorization. He is subject to testing for those prohibited substances as well. He is also subject to search of his Reindeer self, sleigh and barn for any prohibited or otherwise illegal substance. Said searches can be […]

A Few More Days of Sunshine Until It Starts Dumping!!!!!!! 100% Of Front Side Open!! ~ Mattly Trent

A Few More Days of Sunshine Until It Starts Dumping!!!!!!!  100% Of Front Side Open!!  ~ Mattly Trent

Bear Valley, CA…Hey Good People! It’s officially the 1st day of Winter!!!!!! Here we go……………with all of the current back and forth with the forecast models over the last 2 days they are finally coming into agreement and we are going to see some copious amounts of snowfall by Saturday morning but I’ll get to […]

Game, Set & Match For Tennis Racket Assailant

Game, Set & Match For Tennis Racket Assailant

Sonora, CA…Early Sunday afternoon around 1 PM, the Sheriff’s Office received several reports of a man with a tennis racket in the Junction Shopping Center assaulting people. A woman at the old McDonald’s restaurant reported she was struck with a tennis racket by an unknown man at least five times and suffered minor injuries. The […]

A White Christmas On The Way With Up To Two Feet At Higher Elevations

A White Christmas On The Way With Up To Two Feet At Higher Elevations

Bear Valley, CA…The Western Slope of the Northern Sierra Nevada Range is ready and waiting for another system that will roll through later this week. Some models have up to two feet of snow and definitely a White Christmas at higher elevations. Today Partly cloudy in the morning then clearing. At higher elevations, a slight […]

Extraordinary Nurses Recognized At Mark Twain Medical Center

Extraordinary Nurses Recognized At Mark Twain Medical Center

San Andreas,CA…The DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses has been presented to Liesl Neuman and Jeremy Furlong, who are nurses at Mark Twain Medical Center. The award is part of the DAISY Foundation’s program recognizing the super-human efforts nurses perform every day. Recipients are nominated by patients, families and colleagues and chosen by a committee of […]

Calaveras Community Foundation Grants Make The Season Brighter

Calaveras Community Foundation Grants Make The Season Brighter

Angels Camp, CA…A generous donation from the Federlein Family Fund at the San Francisco Community Foundation, in honor of Lloyd Federlein, has allowed funds to be distributed to Calaveras County food pantries, the Calaveras Senior Center and the Calaveras Humane Society. These surprise grants are designated to benefit our County’s senior population. Thirteen local food […]

Multiple Agency Donations & Volunteer Work Make Santa’s Express A Major Success!

Multiple Agency Donations & Volunteer Work Make Santa’s Express A Major Success!

San Andreas, CA…On Monday the 19th members of the Angels-Murphys and West Calaveras Rotary Clubs came to the Food Bank bright and early to deliver Christmas dinner to 212 Santa’s Express households throughout the county!The Resource Connection’s Santa’s Express makes holiday meals a reality for families that may not otherwise have them. The program started […]

Traffic Update…Overturned Logging Truck On Winton Road

Traffic Update…Overturned Logging Truck On Winton Road

West Point, CA…CHP is reporting an overturned logging truck near Winton Road & N. Bald Mountain Road. Lanes are blocked and please use caution in the area… Incident: 00219 Type: Trfc Collision-No Inj Location: Winton Rd / N Bald Mountain Rd Loc Desc: 1MI FM BALD MOUNTAIN Lat/Lon: 38.429252 -120.449751 Close Detail Information 3:26 PM […]

Lumsden Road Off Highway 120 Closed By Rock Slide

Lumsden Road Off Highway 120 Closed By Rock Slide

Sonora, CA…Lumsden Road, about 4.5 miles off of Ferretti Road and a half mile above Merals Pool, is currently impassable due to a large rock slide. Stanislaus National Forest’s Groveland District Ranger Jim Junette anticipates the road will reopen sometime next week, depending on weather conditions and when crews can get the appropriate equipment to […]

Major Injuries To Wallace Woman In Hwy 12 Collision

Major Injuries To Wallace Woman In Hwy 12 Collision

Valley Springs, CA…An 18 year old Wallace woman was driving her Honda westbound on SR-12, approaching Southworth Rd. at an unknown speed. A Sacramento woman was driving Vehicle her Mercedes westbound on SR-12, approaching Southworth Rd. directly ahead of the Honda, and was slowing due to stopped traffic ahead. A Valley Springs man was driving […]

Public Comment Period Ends January 10th, For New Transit Service Plan

Public Comment Period Ends January 10th, For New Transit Service Plan

San Andreas,CA…Details of a new transit service, introduced at the Dec 13, Board of Supervisors meeting, can be found at www.calaverastransit.com. The service plan will be the subject of a public hearing on January 10, 2017. Based on studies about transit in Calaveras, and the proposal was developed with input from various County agencies and […]

What Does The CHP Want For Christmas? Safety.

What Does The CHP Want For Christmas? Safety.

Sacramento, CA…The California Highway Patrol (CHP) wants all motorists on the roadways to drive safely during their travel this holiday season. As part of its upcomingMaximum Enforcement Period (MEP), the CHP reminds motorists to buckle up, avoid distracteddriving, designate a sober driver, and always travel at a safe speed for conditions. The CHP Christmas MEP […]

Calaveras County Sheriff’s Logs For December 19th

Calaveras County Sheriff’s Logs For December 19th

San Andreas, CA…The latest activity logs for the Calaveras County Sheriff’s Deputies are attached: CALAVERAS COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICE MEDIA BULLETIN Monday, December 19, 2016 00:03 Traffic Stop 1612190001 Officer initiated activity at Hwy 12/MESSING Rd, Burson. . Disposition: No Report Taken. 01:03 Alarm Sounding 1612190003 Occurred on Mountain Ranch Rd, Mountain Ranch. Residential. . Disposition: […]

Traffic Update…Three Vehicle Collision On Hwy 12

Traffic Update…Three Vehicle Collision On Hwy 12

Valley Springs, CA…CHP and emergency crews are on scene of a three vehicle collision on Hwy 12 near Southworth. This one sounds like it may have some injuries. Let’s be careful out there. We don’t need the wrong kind of memories during the holidays… Incident: 00276 Type: Trfc Collision-Unkn Inj Location: Southworth Rd / Sr12 […]

Summit Ranger District Selected Regional Forester’s District Of The Year

Summit Ranger District Selected Regional Forester’s District Of The Year

Sonora, CA…The Stanislaus National Forest celebrates the selection of its Summit Ranger District as the U.S. Forest Service’s Region Five 2016 District of the Year. The annual award recognizes excellence in operations, customer service and conservation. Members of the Summit District Ranger staff and Stanislaus leadership accept the 2016 District of the Year award during […]

The Assassination Of Russian Ambassador To Turkey Andrey Karlov

The Assassination Of Russian Ambassador To Turkey Andrey Karlov

Washington, DC…The United States condemns the assassination today in Ankara of Russian Ambassador Andrey Karlov. Our thoughts and prayers are with his loved ones, the Russian people, and with the other victims who were injured in this shooting. We stand ready to offer assistance to Russia and Turkey as they investigate this despicable attack, which […]

CCWD Board Discusses Groundwater, Water Conservation & Elects Officers

CCWD Board Discusses Groundwater, Water Conservation & Elects Officers

San Andreas,CA…The Calaveras County Water District Board of Directors voted unanimously to move forward with the formation of a Groundwater Sustainability Agency at a Board meeting Wednesday December 14. This Board acted to maintain control of a roughly 70-square mile portion of Calaveras County that overlies part of the Eastern San Joaquin Groundwater Subbasin, which […]

Traffic Update….Vehicle Into Ditch Off Of Sawmill Flat

Traffic Update….Vehicle Into Ditch Off Of Sawmill Flat

Columbia, CA…Vehicle off of Sawmill Flat Road and into a ditch. Let’s be careful out there…. Incident: 00357 Type: Trfc Collision-No Inj Location: Sawmill Flat Rd / Parrotts Ferry Rd Loc Desc: Lat/Lon: 38.018338 -120.395861 Close Detail Information 2:49 PM 3 [10] [Notification] [CHP]-Problem changed from 1183-Trfc Collision-Unkn Inj to 1182-Trfc Collision-No Inj by CHP […]

President Obama Grants 153 Commutations & 78 Pardons To Individuals Deserving Of A Second Chance

President Obama Grants 153 Commutations & 78 Pardons To Individuals Deserving Of A Second Chance

Washington, DC…Today, President Obama granted clemency to 231 deserving individuals — the most individual acts of clemency granted in a single day by any president in this nation’s history. With today’s 153 commutations, the President has now commuted the sentences of 1,176 individuals, including 395 life sentences. The President also granted pardons to 78 individuals, […]