Bryan Fredrick Parks has Passed Away at 86

Bryan Fredrick Parks has Passed Away at 86

San Andreas, CA…It is with great sadness that the family of Bryan Fredrick Parks announces his passing after a brief illness, on Tuesday July 10, 2018 at the age of 86 years. Bryan will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 32 years Kathleen (Kay) and his children, Kathy, Frank, Bryan Jr., Laurie, Michael, and […]

Dorthea J Martz, 36, from Angels Camp Passed Away in July 15th Collision

Dorthea J Martz, 36, from Angels Camp Passed Away in July 15th Collision

Angels Camp, CA…The sad notifications have been made and CHP has released updated details on the fatal collision we reported earlier on. From CHP..”On July 15, 2018, at approximately 1920 hours, Dorthea J Martz was driving her 2005 Subaru eastbound on Vallecito Road, east of Rolleri Bypass at a high rate of speed. Mr. Sanders […]

Kern Valley State Prison Investigating Inmate Death as a Homicide

Kern Valley State Prison Investigating Inmate Death as a Homicide

Delano, CA…Kern Valley State Prison (KVSP) officials are investigating the July 15 death of an inmate as a homicide. At around 9 p.m. Sunday, a correctional officer conducting a security check on Facility A found inmate Eric Moreno, 30, unresponsive in his cell. An alarm was sounded and staff immediately began lifesaving measures. Moreno was […]

Hwy 108 & Hwy 120 Collision Takes Lives of Elderly Sonora Man & Woman

Hwy 108 & Hwy 120 Collision Takes Lives of Elderly Sonora Man & Woman

Jamestown, CA…On Sunday, July 15, 2018, at approximately 6:14 pm, a 91 year old male Sonora resident was driving a 1993 Toyota Camry eastbound on State Route 120/108, approaching Yosemite Junction. At this time, 42 year old Berkeley resident, Julieta Pisani-McCarthy, was driving a 2017 Ford Fiesta, westbound on State Route 120 intending to make […]

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

Washington, DC…The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Freedom’s Sentinel. Sgt. 1st Class Christopher Andrew Celiz, 32, from Summerville, South Carolina, died, July 12, in Afghanistan, of wounds sustained as a result of enemy small arms fire while conducting operations in support of a medical evacuation landing […]

DoD Identifies Air Force Casualty

DoD Identifies Air Force Casualty

Washington, DC…The Department of Defense announced today the death of an airman who was supporting Operation Inherent Resolve. Staff Sgt. James T. Grotjan, 26, of Waterford, Connecticut, died July 12 at the Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Germany, from injuries sustained in a non-combat related incident July 8 at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates. […]

Heavy Equipment Operator Braden Varney, May 12, 1982 – July 14, 2018

Heavy Equipment Operator Braden Varney, May 12, 1982 – July 14, 2018

El Portal, CA…It is with deep sadness that CAL FIRE can confirm that this morning while battling the Ferguson Fire on the Sierra National Forest, CAL FIRE Heavy Fire Equipment Operator Braden Varney from the CAL FIRE Madera-Mariposa-Merced Unit was tragically killed. He leaves behind a wife and two small children. Please join us in […]

Kathryn “Kit” Yarnell 1921 – 2018

Kathryn “Kit” Yarnell 1921 – 2018

Arnold, CA…Kathryn “Kit” Yarnell, 9/28/21 – 7/9/18. She was born in Philadelphia, PA to Rebecca & Howard Dickey. Married to Marvin “Marv” Yarnell 6/14/41. Kit retired as a counselor for the San Mateo County Office of Education. She moved to Arnold with Marv in 1980. She was a long time member of the Independence Hall […]

Thomas James Milligan 1945 – 2018

Thomas James Milligan 1945 – 2018

San Andreas, CA…Thomas James Milligan, July 9, 1945 – July 5th, 2018. Thomas James Milligan, Military Veteran, wine maker, artist, water master, computer engineer, inventor, coach, and jack of all trades, died Thursday just four days prior to his 73rd birthday from cancer. Tom, as he was known to his friends and family, spent his […]

Angels Camp Man Succumbs to Injuries After Being Struck by a Vehicle

Angels Camp Man Succumbs to Injuries After Being Struck by a Vehicle

Angels Camp, CA…On July 1, 2018 at approximately 5:00 AM, a 2012 Chevrolet Equinox being driven by 55 year old Angels Camp resident, Jutta Larson, struck a pedestrian on South Main Street just north of Mayo Street. The pedestrian was identified as 60 year old Angels Camp resident, Jon VanWey. For unknown reasons, VanWey was […]

Governor and First Lady Honor Cpl. Joseph Maciel

Governor and First Lady Honor Cpl. Joseph Maciel

Sacramento, CA…On behalf of all Californians, Governor Brown and First Lady Anne Gust Brown honor Cpl. Joseph Maciel, who bravely gave his life in service to our state and nation. The Governor and First Lady extend their deepest condolences to his family and friends at this difficult time. In memorial, Governor Brown ordered that flags […]

Update on Officer Involved Shooting of John James Corrigan

Update on Officer Involved Shooting of John James Corrigan

San Andreas, CA…The following media release is to update information on the officer involved shooting that occurred on Mountain Ranch Road on 7-5-18. As previously reported, Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office Deputies and CHP Officers responded around 2145 hours to multiple 911 calls regarding a man waiving a gun and acting strangely in the roadway. Upon […]

Edward Lucien Gouzenne 1949 – 2018

Edward Lucien Gouzenne 1949 – 2018

Copperopolis, CA…Edward Lucien Gouzenne was born on March 21, 1949 in Modesto, California.  Ed was a fourth-generation Calaveras County resident and lived there all of his life. He graduated from Calaveras High School in 1967.  Ed was traveling with his wife on an RV trip, through Medford, Oregon, when he became ill. Ed passed away […]

Marilynn Darlene Want Davis Hunt 1938 – 2018

Marilynn Darlene Want Davis Hunt 1938 – 2018

Angels Camp, CA…Marilynn Darlene Want Davis Hunt, went home to the Lord Thursday, June 28th at the age of 80. A resident of Angels Camp for 46 years. Marilynn was born in Crows Landing California, June 26, 1938 in a Presbyterian parsonage at 4:30 AM on a Sunday morning. Marilynn was blessed by love twice. […]

Patterson Woman Perishes in Copperopolis Collision

Patterson Woman Perishes in Copperopolis Collision

Copperopolis, CA..On July 4, 2018 at approximately 1403 hours, Jensen was driving her 2010 Jeep northbound on O’Byrnes Ferry Road approaching Duchess Drive at an undetermined speed. Glover was driving his 2009 Scion southbound on O’Byrnes Ferry Road approaching Duchess Drive at an undetermined speed. As the two vehicles reached Duchess Drive, Jensen made a […]

Terry Dan Martin 1960 – 2018

Terry Dan Martin 1960 – 2018

Angels Camp, CA…Terry Dan Martin was born in Alpine, Texas on December 18, 1960, and departed this world suddenly and unexpectedly in his sleep on June 25, 2018. Terry attended Mark Twain Elementary and Bret Harte High School, graduating in the Class of ’78. After high school, he served in the United States Air Force […]

Procession & Escort Tomorrow For Ed Gouzenne Copperopolis Fire Captain & Board Member

Procession & Escort Tomorrow For Ed Gouzenne Copperopolis Fire Captain & Board Member

Copperopolis, CA…From the Copperopolis Fire Protection District…”Tomorrow, all firefighters able to participate in the Ed Gouzenne and family escort and honor guard should meet at station 1 at 5 PM. Please wear your Class B’s. There should be room enough for everyone in all our vehicles. We will meet up with Eds family at the […]

Josephine Moller 1923 – 2018

Josephine Moller 1923 – 2018

Murphys, CA…Josephine Moller, November 25, 1923 to June 21, 2018. A very special person just passed away: “Mom” to us kids; “Auntie Jo” to four generations of nieces and nephews; “Gramzie” to her grand and great-grandchildren. Born in a farmhouse in Hughson, California, to Italian immigrants Theresa and Narcisco Simi, Josephine grew up in Modesto. […]

Veteran Raymond Wright Has Passed Away at 72

Veteran Raymond Wright Has Passed Away at 72

Angels Camp, CA…It is with great sadness that the family of Raymond Wright, Known to friends as “Ray” Passed away on Sunday June 17th, 2018, at the age of 72. Ray will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 52 years, Jean Wright and his children, Renee Herzog, Cristal Wright and Desiree Ammons. Ray will […]

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