Steven W. Ranker August 9, 1944 – June 23, 2020

Steven W. Ranker August 9, 1944 – June 23, 2020

Angels Camp, CA…Steven W. Ranker of Angels Camp passed away Tuesday, June 23, 2020. He was 75 years old. All who knew Steve can easily picture his welcoming smile and hear his hearty laugh. He was a loving and loyal family man who always put others before himself. Born to William and Glennadine Ranker in […]

Drowning Victim Recovered in Lake Camanche

Drowning Victim Recovered in Lake Camanche

Burson, CA…On June 28th, 2020, at about 12:25 PM, The Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a drowning victim at Lake Camanche, Burson Ca. Witnesses reported a 12-year-old male entered the water near the Eucalyptus Day use area. A few minutes later, the 12-year-old began having trouble due to the uneven lake bottom and […]

Gerald Leroy Giuffra II has Passed Away at 58

Gerald Leroy Giuffra II has Passed Away at 58

San Andreas, CA…Gerald Leroy Giuffra II (Jerry) unexpectedly passed away on June 23 at 58. He was a life long resident of Calaveras. He is survived by his adoring sister Debbie Sellick, the love of his life Kathy, that he cherished for 30 years. His sons Jerry III, James and Jake and his grandchildren Junior, […]

Young Antioch Man Lost His Life in Rainbow Pools Yesterday

Young Antioch Man Lost His Life in Rainbow Pools Yesterday

Groveland, CA…From the Tuolumne Sheriff’s Office…”We have some tragic news to share. Last night, our deputies, Search and Rescue, and Dive Team were called to Rainbow Pools in Groveland. We responded to a call someone fell into the water and had not surfaced. The body of 19-year-old Alvin Reyes Jr. of Antioch was later recovered […]

Santa Cruz Sergeant Damon Gutzwiller’s Life Was Taken in Ambush Saturday Afternoon

Santa Cruz Sergeant Damon Gutzwiller’s Life Was Taken in Ambush Saturday Afternoon

Santa Cruz, CA…From the Santa Cruz Sheriff’s Office…”On Saturday June 6th at around 1:30 p.m., we received a call about a suspicious van parked off the road near Jamison Creek, Boulder Creek. The caller saw guns and bomb making materials inside the van. When deputies arrived, the van was seen leaving the area and tried […]

Nathan Daniel Peoples February 24, 1978 ~ May 3, 2020

Nathan Daniel Peoples February 24, 1978 ~ May 3, 2020

Deshler, NE…Nathan Daniel Peoples of Deshler, NE the son of Keith and Lynda (Clausen) Peoples was born February 24, 1978 in Manhattan, KS. He departed this life Sunday, May 3, 2020 at Bryan West in Lincoln, NE at the age of 42 years. Nathan grew up many different places because his dad was in the […]

Charles Brechtel, 62 Passed Away in Motorcycle Collision on O’Byrnes Ferry Road

Charles Brechtel, 62 Passed Away in Motorcycle Collision on O’Byrnes Ferry Road

Copperopolis, CA…On April 25, 2020, at approximately 1752 hours, Brechtel was riding his Harley Davidson northbound on O’Byrnes Ferry Road south of Duchess Drive. Mason was driving her Chevrolet southbound on O’Byrnes Ferry Road south of Duchess Drive. Brechtel allowed his motorcycle to cross the double yellow lines into the southbound lane, and he collided […]

Christopher Brabbin, 27 from West Point Lost His Life in Winton Road Collision

Christopher Brabbin, 27 from West Point Lost His Life in Winton Road Collision

West Point, CA…Christopher Brabbin, was traveling eastbound on Winton Road, east of Lily Gap Road. As his vehicle was negotiating a slight left hand curve in the roadway for eastbound traffic, he allowed his Nissan Maxima to travel off of the roadway, on to the south shoulder of Winton Road. He then lost control of […]

Bruce Paul Botz 1931 – 2020

Bruce Paul Botz 1931 – 2020

Pioneer, CA…Bruce Paul Botz, 89, Pioneer, California, passed away Monday, April 13, 2020, at his home. Bruce was born on March 17, 1931 in Berlin, Wisconsin to the late Arthur Louis and Esther Amanda (Englert) Botz, Sr. He was preceded in death by his previous wife, Barbara Diane (Scovil-McDonald) Thompson and brothers, Arthur Louis Botz, […]

Local Grocery Pioneer William Robert Cheney Passes Away at 85

Local Grocery Pioneer William Robert Cheney Passes Away at 85

Murphys, CA…William Robert Cheney, age 85, of Murphys, CA passed away peacefully on March 29, 2020, surrounded by family. William “Bill” leaves his loving wife of 66 years, Marilyn (Thomas) Cheney, his son Dennis Cheney (wife Sharon) and daughter Pam Cheney Bowman (husband Pat). Bill was a loving and devoted Grampy to Cassie Miller (Theron), […]

WW2 Veteran LeRoy “Ted” Dodge 1927 – 2020

WW2 Veteran LeRoy “Ted” Dodge 1927 – 2020

Mountain Ranch, CA…LeRoy “Ted” Dodge, 2/26/1927—3/30/2020 WW2 Vet. Long time Mountain Ranch Resident, LeRoy Dodge passed away peacefully at home on March 30th. He was 93. LeRoy is survived by his wife, Peggy, four sons, eleven grandchildren, 28 great grandchildren and 2 great, great grandchildren. He purchased the Mountain Ranch property on the corner of […]

Two Deceased & Three with Major Injures in Fatal Collision Near SR-16 & Welsh Pond Road

Two Deceased & Three with Major Injures in Fatal Collision Near SR-16 & Welsh Pond Road

Drytown, CA…Last night there was another horrific collision on our local roads that left 2 deseased & 3 more with major injuries. The following is from CHP Amador…”A collision occurred between a 2018 Chevrolet Cruze and a 2013 Volkswagen Passat on State Route 16, west of Welsh Pond Road. The collision left two persons deceased […]

Deborah Ann Randell 1949 – 2020

Deborah Ann Randell 1949 – 2020

Murphys, CA…Deborah Ann Randell, loving wife and mother, passed away at home in the care of family and hospice on March 7, 2020. Debbie is survived by husband of 50 years, John Randell, two children, six grandchildren and three cats. Although born in Seattle, Washington, 1949, Debbie was a lifetime resident of Northern California having […]

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