Friday, January 11, 2013

Traffic Collision in Copperopolis

  CHP are currently handling an injury accident on Conestoga Trail in Copperopolis that occurred around 1:45 PM.

   An ambulace was dispatched to that location.

Calaveras County Water District Meets...

   CCWD (Calaveras County Water District) meets on Wednesday, January 16, 2013 at 9 AM in the CCWD Board room in San Andreas.

   Dennis Dooley takes over as President as of this meeting.

CHP Clearing Traffic Accident on Hwy 4 near Red Apple

  12:05 PM: CHP is now clearing  Hwy 4 after a traffic collision occurred when a blue Chevy pickup hit black ice at Darby Russell Rd. near the Red Apple.

16 days and Counting....

   It has now been 16 days, or 2 weeks and 2 days since the Sierra Sentinel requested the list of gun permit holders in Calaveras County.

Calaveras County's Assembly Member Bigelow Asks for Restraint

    Assembly Member Frank Bigelow R- O'Neals, today responded to the release of Governor Jerry Brown's 2013-14 budget proposal, saying that he agreed with the Governor's

Murphys Sanitary District meeting

   Murphys Sanitary District Board of Directors will be accepting the resignation of Ryan VanCleaves at their regular monthly meeting on January 14, 2013.

    The meeting begins at 9 AM and is held at the District Office at 90 Big Trees Road.

Akers Will Remain 1st String Kicker for Niners

    Coach Shanahan has stated, that although the 49ers have hired another kicker, that Akers will remain 1st string for tomorrows Divisional Playoff game with the Packers.

Op-Ed...About Orcas

     Dear Friends;

       Orcas are known for their intelligence, agility, and playfulness. Nowhere is this more obvious thn the Pacific Northwest, where the resident orca pods attract tourists and scientists from around the world.

Traffic Hazard on Hwy 26 and Silver Rapids in Valley Springs

    A Campora Propane truck is reportedly blocking part of the road at Hwy 26 and Silver Rapids in Valley Springs, according to a CHP report.

   Use extra caution if driving in that area until cleared.

Chains required on Hwy 4 and Hwy 88

   Be cautious this morning. Hwy 4 in Ebbetts Pass is mostly ice, and chains are required from Tipton House to Mt. Reba.

   On Hwy 88 chains are required from Dew Drop to Lumberyard.

Op-Ed...Our "New Normal" by Chris Clugston

   Austerity--Our "New Normal"

    Our "old normal" - prosperity - was enabled by abundant and cheap NNRs. Our "new normal"