Robert (Bob) D. Hall, Veteran, 1942 – 2019

Robert (Bob) D. Hall, Veteran, 1942 – 2019

Murphys, CA…Twenty-two year Calaveras County and late Murphys resident, Robert Duane Hall, passed away September 10th in Maui, HI from heart failure at age 77. Born in Utah, Bob served four years in the U.S. Navy, two of them aboard the aircraft carrier USS Midway, before pursuing a 45 year career in the freight-trucking and […]

Traffic Update…Possible Injury Vehicle Off Roadway Collision on Dolorosa Street

Traffic Update…Possible Injury Vehicle Off Roadway Collision on Dolorosa Street

La Grange, CA…Traffic Update…Possible Injury Vehicle Off Roadway Collision on Dolorosa Street. Incident: 00348 Type: Trfc Collision-1141 Enrt Location: 9492 Dolorosa St Loc Desc: Lat/Lon: 37.635571 -120.335832 Detail Information 5:12 PM 2 [5] 1039 5 ON MR349 5:11 PM 1 [4] NOT VIS FRM THE RDWY Unit Information 5:11 PM 10 Unit Assigned 5:11 PM […]

Collision on Hwy 88 Near Ione This Morning Took The Life of Retired ACSO Sergeant Mark Lawrence

Collision on Hwy 88 Near Ione This Morning Took The Life of Retired ACSO Sergeant Mark Lawrence

Ione, CA…It is with a heavy heart that the Amador County Sheriff’s Office announces the tragic loss of a member of our family. Retired Sergeant Mark Lawrence was driving to the Amador County Superior Court this morning where he serves as a Court Security Deputy when he was involved in a motor vehicle accident. Despite […]

Governor Signs Lorena Gonzalez’s AB 5 Independent Contractor Restriction Bill!

Governor Signs Lorena Gonzalez’s AB 5 Independent Contractor Restriction Bill!

Sacramento, CA…Today Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law legislation authored by California State Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego) to restore employment status for millions of workers who have been misclassified as contractors. Assembly Bill 5 provides clarity for businesses, workers and taxpayers in the wake of the Dynamex ruling by the California Supreme Court in […]

Federal Reserve Issues FOMC Statement on Additional Rate Cuts

Federal Reserve Issues FOMC Statement on Additional Rate Cuts

Washington, DC…Information received since the Federal Open Market Committee met in July indicates that the labor market remains strong and that economic activity has been rising at a moderate rate. Job gains have been solid, on average, in recent months, and the unemployment rate has remained low. Although household spending has been rising at a […]

Governor Gavin Newsom Signs Executive Order to Confront Youth Vaping Epidemic

Governor Gavin Newsom Signs Executive Order to Confront Youth Vaping Epidemic

Sacramento, CA…Governor Gavin Newsom signed an executive order to confront the growing youth epidemic and health risks linked to vaping. The executive order directs the Department of Public Health (CDPH) to launch a $20 million statewide digital and social media public awareness campaign to educate youth, young adults and parents about the health risks of […]

Mark Twain Medical Center Showcases Local Health Resources at Fall Health Fair

Mark Twain Medical Center Showcases Local Health  Resources at Fall Health Fair

San Andreas, CA…Mark Twain Medical Center presents the 21st Annual Fall Health Fair on Saturday, September 28 from 7 a.m. to noon at the Hospital Campus in San Andreas. “Participation in this event is just as enthusiastic now as it was when we started over two decades ago,” notes Doug Archer, MTMC President and CEO. […]

Rotary Shoe Drive to Wear Out Poverty Now Though October 23rd! Donate Now!!

Rotary Shoe Drive to Wear Out Poverty Now Though October 23rd!  Donate Now!!

Donate your gently used shoes to our annual Shoe Drive to Wear Out Poverty! Your donated shoes will be cleaned and repaired and distributed to those in need domestically and internationally! Shoes are also provided to start micro-businesses, and the proceeds go back to purchasing new shoes for children and adults wherever there is a […]

Traffic Update….Fatality & Traffic Controls in Place Near Sr88 / Sr104

Traffic Update….Fatality & Traffic Controls in Place Near Sr88 / Sr104

Ione, CA…Traffic Update….Fatality & Traffic Controls in Place Near Sr88 / Sr104 Incident: 00069 Type: Fatality Location: Sr88 / Sr104 Loc Desc: JEO 104 Lat/Lon: 38.330046 -120.906954 Detail Information 8:59 AM 10 [27] Secondary Location for A94-003: CAL FIRE HELI PORT. [Shared] 8:53 AM 9 [25] 94-S3 UPDATE 2 CHIEFS – FIRE CONFIRMED 1144 [Shared] […]

Traffic Update….Another Vehicle vs Animal Collision Near Crystal Falls Dr / American River Dr

Traffic Update….Another Vehicle vs Animal Collision Near Crystal Falls Dr / American River Dr

Sonora, CA….Traffic Update….Another Vehicle vs Animal Collision Near Crystal Falls Dr / American River Dr. Every year in the fall with hunting season, mating season, etc, the vehicle vs deer, vehicle vs bear collisions spike. Let’s be careful out there. Incident: 00074 Type: Trfc Collision-No Inj Location: Crystal Falls Dr / American River Dr Loc […]

Harley Davidson vs Box Truck Collision Results in Injuries

Harley Davidson vs Box Truck Collision Results in Injuries

Sonora, CA…From the Sonora Police Dept…”A 34-year-old Sonora woman was hospitalized after the motorcycle she was riding on collided with a box truck yesterday morning. The 2014 Harley Davidson was traveling southbound on Washington Street when it struck the rear area of a 2008 GMC box truck preparing to turn right from the southbound lane […]

$69,000 in Cannabis Stolen From Hazy Bulldog Farms Dispensary

$69,000 in Cannabis Stolen From Hazy Bulldog Farms Dispensary

Sonora, CA…The Sonora Police Department is asking for the community’s help identifying the suspects who burglarized Hazy Bulldog Farms cannabis dispensary last Wednesday morning. Just after 4:00 am, on September 11th, the Police Department received calls from a passerby and then an alarm company of a burglary in progress at the cannabis dispensary on Mono […]

Very Large Stray Kitty Found in Bathroom

Very Large Stray Kitty Found in Bathroom

Sonora, CA…An intruder caught in the act! Last night, our deputies were called to the 16000 block of Oakhaven Lane in Sonora for reports of a break-in. The perpetrator slyly made his way through the open front door of the home. He did not threaten the resident or steal anything. After being spotted, he tried […]

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