Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Calaveras Board of Supervisors Meetings

   The Calaveras Board of Supervisors plans to meet on December 11, 2012, which is their regular meeting, and then again one week later, on the 18 because of the holidays.

   As you may have seen here, a party is planned on the 18th as a farewell to all the un-elected and retiring officials.

Oh, those crazy Jets


 That's what makes the Jets so funny. This whole quarterback controversy is between two guys who aren't good quarterbacks, two guys who probably aren't any better than Greg McElroy, who led them to victory Sunday.

Flu Season Arrives Early, Could Be Bad


 Flu season arrived early this year. And according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, it's shaping up to be a bad one. CDC director Dr. Thomas Frieden announced today that Tennessee, Mississippi, Alabama, Louisiana and Texas have already a record number of cases.

Reception for Public Officials

Diane Severud giving Reception for Retiring officials?

    Please join us in celebrating and recognizing the many accomplishments and contributions of Gary Tofanelli, Steve Wilensky, Tom Tryon and Jeanne Boyce at a reception on December 18, 2012 from 8:00 AM until 9:00 AM in the Board of Supervisors Chambers. 
   Who is paying? Taxpayers?
   Is the rumor true that Supervisor Callaway wants and feels that Diane Severud is qualified and  should take over Boyce's job?


Study shows 850,000 youth not in school

  A study done by the Casey Foundation shows that in California there are presently 850,000 youth, aged 16 to 24 not attending school or working.

   Our question is, what are they doing????

Did you get your tax refund?

   Yesterday the California State Franchise tax board released information that 48,000 California taxpayers, with refunds totaling $14,000,000, have checks that can't be delivered.

BLM Plans Oil and Gas Competitive Lease Auction


     The Bureau of Land Management will auction oil and gas leases on federal land in Central

Woman Nearly Dies After Brain Fluid Leaks Out of Nose



Aundrea Aragon was told by doctors she only had allergies, not a potentially fatal condition.

Quarterbacks: Move on or move out?



Which QBs should start, sit, or be traded?  Who thinks Tim Tebow will start for the Jets next year? Is it more likely the 49ers trade Alex Smith than start him?

Redskins run over Giants


Robert Griffin III threw for one touchdown and had a fumble turn into another score, and the Washington Redskins pulled within one game of the NFC East lead with a 17-16 win over the New York Giants on Monday night.

Twins Caught Fighting in the Womb


Sibling rivalry can begin even before birth and modern medicine has proven it. Researchers in London have footage of twins fighting for legroom in the womb.

Road and trail seasonal closures

Stanislaus National Forest

     Sonora, Calif. (December 4, 2012)…The Forest Service announced today that most Forest roads and trails will be closed to public travel from December 16, 2012 through April 14, 2013.

Kate's Illness Sometimes Linked to Twins


Hyperemesis gravidarum, the reason newly pregnant Kate Middleton is in the hospital, is a rare but acute morning sickness that results in weight loss and accounts for about 2 percent of all morning sickness, doctors say. The condition is sometimes associated with women having twins, experts said.