Monday, November 12, 2012

Joe Scarborogh Called a RINO

   If you are a follower of politics, you know that Joe Scarborough, former Congressman from Florida is a religious Conservative with the talk show MORNING JOE.

Tamiflu Slammed For Not Working


Roche was urged to release data on its flu treatment.

Vt. Mom Begs FDA: Save My Other Son


Vermont brothers Max and Austin Leclair have Duchenne muscular dystrophy, but one is improving in a clinical trial and the other is wasting away in a wheelchair.

Disturbance and Noise Reports

    Disturbance or  noise reports were received by the Sheriff's Office on November 11, 2012 on Hub Ct in Copperopolis, two on Gregory Rd. in Jenny Lind, on Cedar Street in Valley Springs, on Olive Orchard Rd. in Burson, and on Kirby Street in Valley Springs,

FBI Searching Broadwell's Home Tonite

   At around 9 PM Eastern Time, the FBI appeared at the Paul Broadwell home, and boxes are being removed. Broadwell is the woman General Petraeus admitted having an affair with.

2nd Pharmacy Under Fire for Meningitis


The FDA found leaks and insects at the NECC's sister company Ameridose.

Trees Become Weapons in Hurricanes, Nor'easters


New Jersey residents escape death when tree plunges through their roof; others dodge falling branches and limbs that have become weapons.

Pace of Meningitis Outbreak Slowing


The number of people afflicted in the continuing fungal meningitis outbreak continues to climb – reaching 438 cases in 19 states -- but the pace is slowing, judging by numbers reported by the CDC on Friday.

Assisted Dying Advocates Deflated


More than 1.5 million Massachusetts voters said "no" last week to a ballot measure that would allow doctor-assisted suicide for the terminally ill, clinching a 51 percent majority. And Jim Carberry might have been one of them, had he not watched his cancer-stricken wife starve herself to death.

Sequoia National Park....

In the summer there are horses kept inside the fence shown.

Flu During Pregnancy Linked to Autism


Mothers who reported having the flu during pregnancy were at least twice as likely to have a child with autism as those who did not report having a fever, according to new survey results from a Danish study.

. Poisonous Mushrooms: 2 Dead at Elder Care Home



Authorities say a caregiver at California's Gold Age Villa didn't know the mushrooms were poisonous.

Pepsi Introduces Fat-Blocking Soda


Soda and healthy aren't exactly synonymous, but Pepsi-Cola in Japan is trying to change that with a new fiber-infused drink. Dubbed the "Pepsi Special," the soft drink set to go on sale Tuesday contains dextrin, a fiber that distributor Suntory claims helps reduce fat levels...

Ravens rip Raiders 55-20


BALTIMORE - Joe Flacco led a record-setting day for the Baltimore Ravens, who scored touchdowns at a dizzying rate in several different ways.

Cow on Road in Calaveritas Area

  UDPDATE:  At 1:55 PM:  CHP was again notified of cow. Brand apparently unknown. Cannot locate owner.
      November 12, 2012 at 11:45 AM:  A black cow has been reported in the road on Calaveritas at Old Gulch Road in the Calaveritas area.

   Since Cowboy Tyrone is retiring, we'll have to find a new cowboy for our roundups.

  Be extra cautious if traveling in that area until they clear the road.

Seahawks fly past Jets


Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson looks to throw as Russell Okung blocks against the Jets on Sunday in Seattle.Rookie quarterback Russell Wilson threw for 188 yards and two touchdowns, and the Seahawks scored 21 straight points to top the Jets 28-7.

Titans rout Dolphins 37-3 on 4 takeaways


 The Tennessee Titans' embattled defense finally found a way to stop the other team: by forcing turnovers.

Adrian Peterson's best season yet


 If I had told you on New Year's Day that 2012 would be the best year of Adrian Peterson's career, you would have said I was nuts. Well, I may be nuts, but Adrian Peterson is also the best running back in the NFL.

Rams a team to be reckoned with


 Saint Louis tied the 49ers on Sunday after blowing a fourth quarter lead, but the Rams are a team to be reckoned with.

Who Advises Spellman?

   Right away we began getting calls about Supervisor Spellman, after we posted our investigation. One thing we were told which we can ourselves confirm is the Peter Racz, Tawnya Dausend, Doris Toth and Alice Raine are his regular advisors.

Texans out-Bearsed the Bears


PFT: From creating four turnovers to running with authority, Houston (8-1) played the way in a 13-6 win over Chicago that we have come to expect the top NFC teams to play this year.    From creating four turnovers to running with authority, Houston (8-1) played the way in a 13-6 win over Chicago that we have come to expect the top NFC teams to play this year.

IIs there a Republican Central Committee in Calaveras?

   We get regular press releases and updates from the Democratic Central Committee in Calaveras County and their website is pretty up-to-date.

   However, if you go online to the Calaveras County Republican Central Committee

How Black Bears Hibernate.....

    Did you know that Black Bears actually hibernate in 5 different stages?  The Wildlife Institute cared enought to actually spend time filming 3 years of black bear activity, including digging a den for themselves.

Romney's Orca Ran into a Democratic Net

   The Romney campaign spent hundreds of thousands on a stat-of-the-art computer system to get out the vote that took months to set up.

   What happened?  An election day meltdown that included Romney himself.  Called now "failwhale", nothing seemed to work right and people in the campaign were left without access to necessary information.

   Apparently, calling it "Orca" because it would be a killer whale to put them over the top, was a complete bust, or perhaps was swallowed by a Goldfish.

Black Bear Hibernation....Amazing!

This apparent pile of black fur is actually a black bear in
hibernation. Did you know their hirbernation has 5
stages. See How Bears Hibernate.... 

'Boys KO Vick, Eagles


The Cowboys' Dez Bryant scores a touchdown as the Eagles' Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie defends Sunday in Philadelphia.The Cowboys scored 21 fourth-quarter points and Dallas took down the Eagles 38-23 in a game in which Philadelphia quarterback Michael Vick was knocked out of the game with a concussion.

NFL needs better concussion policy



Nov. 12: PFT Live: Michael Vick, Alex Smith and Jay Cutler all suffered concussions in Week 10. Players with concussions are still playing through games, meaning the NFL still has a long way to go in dealing with concussions. (NBC Sports)Michael Vick, Alex Smith and Jay Cutler all suffered concussions in Week 10. Players with concussions are still playing through games, meaning the NFL still has a long way to go in dealing with concussions.

Saints put an end to Falcons' unbeaten run


Late Atlanta drive fails at the 2, and New Orleans wins 31-27.

Cop fatally shoots man wielding Samurai sword


A man wielding a Samurai sword at a college campus in Colorado was shot and killed after allegedly attacking a police officer Saturday, authorities said.

49ers, Rams play to a ... tie?


Rams running back Steven Jackson runs past 49ers linebacker Patrick Willis to score a touchdown Sunday in San Francisco.San Francisco and St. Louis played the NFL's first tie in four years as an 80-yard Rams pass was called back kickers from both teams missed overtime field goals in Sunday's 24-24 outcome.

What is LAFCO...Answer to Reader

We asked John Benoit, Executive Director of the Calaveras LAFCO to give you a response. Here is his answer:

Letter to the Editor....About Lafco

   Dear Editor:

    Would you please tell me if you can or send me to the right place to ask, what in the heck is LAFCO?

     Calaveras resident.

Calaveras Local Agency Formation Commission

  Calaveras LAFCO meets Monday November 19, 2012 in the Board of Supervisors Chambers in San Andreas at 6 PM.

   The CALAFCO conference in Monterey will be discussed. Also on the agenda is ethics training.

    Forming a policy for annexation policies for disadvantaged communities will also be discussed.

    Cancelling the December meeting is also on the agenda for approval.


49ers and Rams Tie--Like kissing your Rival

   It is true! The 49ers and the Rams ended up with a tie game, the first one since 1986. So, the Niners are now 12-2 and 1 for the season.

    Did you see the commercial for the new Santa Clara Stadium. They are selling tickets already.

Car Hit Deer near Pine Mountain Lake

   CHP is enroute to the scene of a vehicle that hit a deer on Hwy 120 at Ferretti Rd., the entrance to Pine Mountain Lake.

   It was reported that the deer is injured and still in the road. They are attempting to get help to move the deer out of the road.  Use extra caution in that area until cleared.

Wizard of Oz Dress Sold at Auction

   The original dress worn by Judy Garland in the 1939 Wizard of Oz was sold at auction over the weekend for $480,000.

     Julien's Hollywood auctions also sold a Steve McQueen jacket for $50,000. The buyers were not identified.

Traffic Accident in Sonora

   November 12, 2012 at 7:45 AM: CHP is now clearing an accident that occurred on Greeley Hill Rd. at Smith Station Rd. in Sonora. CalFire was also involved.

    Use extra caution if traveling in that area until cleared.