Monday, May 4, 2015

Big Rig blocking Hwy 12

   May 4, 2015 at 2:15 PM:  A big rig is stalled and blocking part of Hwy 12 at Thornton Road in Lodi.

   CHP is en route. Be extra cautious if headed in that direction.

Fire in Toyon area

  UPDATE at 2:05 PM:  Extra engines from Altaville were cancelled. The fire is under control.

Llamas on Hwy 49

   UPDATE at 1:55 PM:  Animal Control has the llamas off the roadway.

Reports of Gunfire in Calaveras County

   On Sunday May 3, 2015 reports of gunfire were reported to the Calaveras Sheriff; on Ponderosa Way in Murphys, on Barde Road and Hartvickson Lane in Valley Springs, on Candyrock Road in Hathaway Pines (of course), on Duchess Drive and Poker Flat Road in Copperopolis, two calls on Robbinville Drive in West Point, at Pettinger and Southworth in Burson and on Ospital in Wallace.

   In all of these cases, the Calaveras Sheriff's Office took no report.

Asleep at the Wheel coming to Frogtown

This is Asleep at the Wheel's
41st year performing.
  According to the Calaveras Fairgrounds, the musical group Asleep at the Wheel will be performing for the Calaveras County Fair on May 15, 2015.

   The show is included with the price of admission.

Letter to the Editor: About Charity

   Dear Sierra Sentinel:

    I decided to write you about something I'm truly disgusted about.  A little over a year ago, my wife and I were asked to donate money,

Gorgeous Photo from Utah

Natural Bridges National Monument in Utah.
Photo by Interior Dept.

Big Rig and moving van collide

   UPDATE:  This has now been moved off the roadway.

Princess Charlotte Elizabeth Diana

   The new Princess has an official name.  The daughter of Duke William and Duchess Kate is Her Royal Highness Charlotte Elizabeth Diana of Cambridge.

   Of course, Elizabeth after her great-grandmother the Queen and Diana after her grandmother, and Williams mother Diana.  Charlotte is their own choice. We aren't sure if its after anyone; well, maybe Charlotte's Web.

Traffic Collision on Hwy 99 at Hwy 4

   UPDATE:  This collision has been cleared.