Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Chains required in Arnold

   November 25, 2015 at 6 AM:  Caltrans has issued chain requirements on vehicles without 4 wheel drive on Hwy 4 in Arnold.

  The storm is mostly passed, but some snow will be seen in the mountains, so be cautious if headed that way.

Red Cross Shelter in Mountain Ranch

   Around 5 PM last night, November 24, 2015 it was decided to open an overnight shelter at the Mountain Ranch Community Center. There wasn't much notice given to the public.

   It opened at 6 PM and was run by the Red Cross.  We aren't sure how long it will stay open, or if it will be open on Thanksgiving Day for those still living in tents in the Butte Fire area.

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Taxes on property destroyed by Butte Fire???

   How there can be any taxes assessed at all on property destroyed by the Butte Fire is beyond us, but Calaveras Assessor Leslie Davis has sent out a notice to those owners who MAY qualify to have their taxes deferred while the property is reassessed.

   There are tons of rules

Elizabeth Hasselbeck to FOX "I QUIT!!"

   As of December the short tenure of Elizabeth Hasselbeck on FOX News' Morning Show will end, leaving the Doocey and the Kilmeade espousing their anti-women, anti-immigrant views alone.

   Hasselbeck says she is leaving "to spend time with my children" huh??? she had been caricatured on SNL last weekend, complaining "All Fridays Matter!""

Adele breaks records

   Adele's new album "25" has been out for less than a week now.

   It has sold 2.433 million copies so far, breaking even NSYNC's record.

Car vs. tree in Waterloo area

   November 24, 2015 at 11:25 AM:  A Nissan reportedly hit a tree at Confer Road and Baker Road in the Waterloo area outside Stockton.

    Three CHP are currently at the scene. An ambulance and tow truck have been dispatched. Be careful if in that area. 

Overturned vehicle in Tracy

   November 24, 2015 at 11:20 AM:  A vehicle has reportedly overturned on Hwy 4 and Tracy Boulevard in the Tracy area.

   The vehicle is not blocking the roadway, but an ambulance is responding to the scene, so use extra caution if in the area.

Man throwing woman from car in Copperopolis

   November 24, 2015 at 11:15 AM:  CHP is responding to the scene of a vehicle in Copperopolis on Hwy 4 near Obyrnes Ferry Road, where a man is reportedly trying to throw a woman out of a vehicle.

   Use extra caution if in the area. Calaveras Sheriff's deputies have also been alerted.

Old folks working for Calaveras Deputy Kyle Johnson??

   Recently we were told that there is an old couple frequenting businesses, but never buying anything in the Ebbetts Pass area; acting very suspiciously.

Burglary in Rancho Calaveras

  On November 23, 2015 at burglary was reported at a residence on Stagecoach Drive in Rancho Calaveras.

  Access appeared to be through a window. The resident is in the process of moving. The Calaveras Sheriff took a report of the incident.