Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Photo Posted in Redskins locker room

      It seems a lot of football players may get sucked into phony online relationships. The Washington Redskins management posted a photo in their locker room, warning of a woman posing as someone else with additional warnings attached to stay away.

Junior Seau's Estate now suing NFL

   After learning that Linebacker Junior Seau suffered from Chronic Traumatic Encephelopathy when he committed suicide in May of 2012, Seau's estate is now suing the NFL for wrongful death.

Georgia doesn't allow license plates .....

   A man in Georgia says the driver services agency violates his constiutional rights by denying his application for a vanity license plate reading: "4GAYLIB," or "GAYPWR" or "GAYGUY".

    He's suing them.

Fire in Lake County contained

   CalFire reports that the Lake County fire, north of Hwy 29 southeast of Kelseyville is now 100% contained.

   296 acres were burned in the 24 hour period.

Robbery went awry at Papa Johns

    An apparent attempt to rob a Papa John's pizza restaurant in Montana went awry and the would-be robber started to cry. The cook then made him a pizza.

   He was probably a member of the Tea Party!! They're doing a lot of crying these days.

Bill to ban plastic bags

   A 2011-12 Assembly Bill 298 failed due to lobbying by plastic bag manufacturers and grocers in California.

   Assemblyman Marc Levine today announced he will revive a proposal banning all single-use plastic bags in California grocery stores, with an 18 month grace period.

    10% of ocean debris is made up of plastic bags, which are toxic to marine life.  

Proposition 8 supporters make case to Supreme Court

   Gay marriage opposition was out in full force for the first time at the Supreme Court on Tuesday, January 22, 2012, laying out their side of the case.

Why we live in California....

No Budget, No Pay?

   The so-called "Debt Ceiling Bill" which is expected to pass in the House of Representatives today, has a ""no budget, no pay" clause.

Chamber of Commerce Mixer

   According to the Calaveras Chamber of Commerce, Mark Twain Medical Center will host the monthly Chamber of Commerce Mixer

Special Board of Supervisors meeting

    We just received notice of a Special Board of Supervisors meeting for a Closed Session due to possible litigation.

   The meeting is scheduled for January 29, 2013 at 9 AM in the Board Chambers in San Andreas. There will be a public comments period before the closed session.

If you want a copy of gun permits....

   The fact is, that gun permits are a matter of public record. If you want your own copy, call Debbie Parsons at the Calaveras County Sheriff's Office  754-6500

Letter to the Editor ....About the Flu

   Good morning Sierra Sentinel:

   With all the talk about the flu going around the country, I thought I'd add that there is a joke going around that downloading APP's can give you the flu.

   For all of us who watched the Board of Supervisors last night, I don't know about you, but I felt as though I had been infected with the flu just by watching, Callaway was so sick.

    Ed in Ebbetts Pass

Animal on Hwy 4

  UPDATE at 8:10 AM: Animal hazard has been cleared.

  CHP received a report at 7:40AM that an animal is on Hwy 4 at Redhill Rd. in Vallecito. A unit is enroute to the scene.

   No indication has been given as to what kind of animal is on the highway as yet.