San Andreas, CA – The leading cause of death for Americans 15-20 years old is motor vehicle collisions, (According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration) and the CHP’s goal is to reduce the death rate among teenagers as the result of these collisions. In order to address this alarming trend, the CHP developed a program called Start Smart.  Start Smart is aimed at helping newly licensed and future licensed teenage drivers understand the critical…
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – As the country readies for Labor Day weekend, the California Highway Patrol (CHP) is reminding motorists to employ lifesaving measures on the roadway. The final three-day weekend of the summer travel season is a national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of our country.   In anticipation of the holiday, the CHP is preparing for its annual Labor Day Maximum Enforcement Period (MEP), which begins…
Sup. John Plasse  and host Tom Slivick discuss the suspense of the Wild & Scenic designation for the Mokelumne River SB 1199. In the second half they discuss the Amador County Agenda for 8-26-14 BOS meeting.
BEGINNING SQUARE DANCE CLASSES START Mon Sept 15! You’re going to love square dancing! Beginning square dance classes start Monday, September 15 – and the first three classes are free! Couples, singles and families are all welcome to enjoy the fitness, fun, and friendship of square dancing with the Jackson Claim Jumpers. Modern square dancing will surprise you – dance to a wide variety of music, no dance experience or special clothing needed. Mondays, 6:30…
Nicole Davis has been located, safe and unharmed. 
On August 21, 2014 at approximately 0800 hours, the Amador County Sheriff’s Office received a call from an employee of a group home in Plymouth reporting that a resident was missing.     The employee reported that Nicole Davis, a white female, 33 years of age, 5’3” tall, weighing approximately 180 lbs., with brown hair and brown eyes was last seen the night before at 2100 hours at the group home.  Nicole is deemed “at risk”…
Sierra rivers – source of much of California’s water supply – must be thoughtfully and locally managed, Amador Water Agency leaders said today, after a bill to designate 37 miles of the Mokelumne River as Wild & Scenic died in the Assembly Appropriations Committee last week. AWA opposed the bill. The current historic drought brought into focus that State Senate Bill 1199 as written would have jeopardized the ability of Mokelumne River water managers to…
On August 13, 2014 at approximately 8:30 in the morning, the Amador County Sheriff’s Office received a call from a local electronics repair business requesting a deputy respond.  Upon arrival the deputy spoke with an employee and learned that on August 8, 2014 a subject dropped off a tablet for repair.  The employee advised the deputy that upon troubleshooting the tablet the morning of the 13th , the employee located nude images of children and…
WANTED VOLUNTEERS FOR THE GREAT SUTTER CREEK CHILI COOK-OFF AND CAR SHOW October 12th If you can spare a few hours or a day, let us know. We are looking for - Workers in the SCBPA Booth - Ticket Sales/chili tasting kit handout/hand stamp, etc. (2-hour shifts) Ballot Counters (2-hour shifts) Help with set-up and take down Traffic Direction, placement of parking signs Decorators for SCBPA Booth ......... and more Contact Linda at Creeky Cupboard,…
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