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Aerial, vehicle and on-the-ground inspections, patrols and restoration work has begun for the majority of impacted areas with restorations expected by tonight. This PSPS event started Sunday, September 27th and affected about 65,000 customers in 16 counties including portions of Amador and C…

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A 𝐑𝐞𝐝 𝐅𝐥𝐚𝐠 𝐖𝐚𝐫𝐧𝐢𝐧𝐠 remains in effect today as critical to extreme fire weather conditions will continue into the evening, Monday, September 28th. Visit weather.gov/sto for details. 

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We have heard concerns about the recommendation being presented to the School Board today at 3 p.m. The concerns seem mostly to be about the timeline for resuming in-person instruction in our schools. We want the community to know that we take these concerns seriously and will move quickly t…

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On Friday, August 21, 2020 Jackson Police Department initiated an investigation into allegations that a cellular phone owned previously by 33-year-old Nicholas Fetterman contained a multitude of child pornography. A search warrant and subsequent forensic examination of the cell phone confirm…

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Amador County — On Thursday, September 10, 2020, Michael Lyle was at the Amador County Superior Court for a violation of felony probation. When Lyle found out he was going to be remanded into custody to serve time in prison, he fled the courtroom and out an emergency exit door. Lyle ran into…

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The latest attempt to scam local citizens comes in the form of a letter from the "Tax Processing Unit Internal Processing Service Amador County Public Judgment Records" mailed first class from Los Angeles. It is a scam, but can certainly scare, and in some cases trick, residents. Don't fall …

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Amador County Public Health announces no new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Amador since Tuesday’s update. Public Health also reports that residents in neighboring counties have received scam telephone calls requesting personal information, including financial, social security, and health in…

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Several citizens have received a scam call from Pacific Gas and Electric’s (PG&E’s) phone number: (800) 743-5000. While many typically do not answer unrecognized numbers, the recording states that service would be terminated in 45 minutes and gave a differing number to call. We’ve contac…

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On Monday August 24, 2020, at approximately 5:05 a.m. the victim was driving a gray Dodge Charger behind a second unknown vehicle with handicapped license plates, westbound on Ridge Road, east of Hamricks Grade Road. The suspect vehicle approached the victim vehicle from behind and began to …

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Thursday, August 20, 2020, Calaveras Public Health confirmed that Calaveras County will be taken off the County Monitoring List. Local COVID-19 data has fallen below the limits outlined by the California Department of Public Health for three consecutive days. 

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Amador County, CA – Some areas of Amador County are experiencing heavy smoke due to smoke drift from wildfires burning in other counties. Amador County Public Health advises community members that air quality may be unsafe for those with sensitive medical conditions. Residents with chronic h…

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The Calaveras County Health Officer and Calaveras County Air Pollution Control District are issuing a joint air quality advisory to notify the public of the potential for poor air quality conditions primarily due to smoke from the Salt Fire in Calaveras County and from various lightning-caus…

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Due to extreme heat forecasted for today and for most of next week, The City of Jackson will be opening a cooling center on Wednesday August 19, 2020, and then again Saturday August 22nd through Thursday August 27th The location of the cooling center will be the Jackson Civic Center located …

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The Calaveras County Health and Human Services Agency, Public Health Division has issued a heat advisory due to extreme heat for an extended period. Cooling centers will continue through Thursday, August 20, 2020, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the following locations where the heat will be most …

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Amador County, CA – Amador County Public Health confirms the death of a COVID-19 patient who passed in a local hospital. The female decedent, in her 60s, was a resident of San Joaquin County and hospitalized in Amador. Although the death occurred in Amador, the death will not be reflected in…

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On January 11, 2019 at about 5:20 p.m. Calaveras County Sheriff's Office Deputies responded to a residence in the 8000 block Campo Seco Turnpike in Mokelumne Hill after a realtor was going to show the residence and discovered dishes and a locked bedroom door. The realtor could also smell cig…