Friday, March 8, 2013

Amador County Air District Meeting

   On April 16, 2013 the Amador County air District Board will hold a meeting at 11 AM in the Board of Supervisors Chambers at 810 Court Street in Jackson.

Chain controls on Hwy 4

  7:45 PM CHP has chain controls  in effect on Hwy 4 from Big Meadows to Mt Reba Road. It did snow in the higher elevations during the day.

CalFire Fire Control Class--Flames may be visible

   CalFire reports that on Saturday, March 9, 2013 at the CalFire Standard Station

President Clinton wants bill he signed overturned

   In 1996 Bill Clinton signed into law the Defense of Marriage Act, out of fear of a much worse law against gays being considered.

   Now he is asking the Supreme Court to, in effect, throw that law out, and to allow gay marriage to be recognized nationwide.

Prop 13 Went Under with Cal Fire's Tax--and more coming

   CalFire was one of the first to slam property owners with yet another parcel tax,

Cows on road in Copperopolis

    At  2:05 PM CHP is still handling a complaint that came in at 1:20 PM about cows on the road at Copper Cove Drive and Cheyenne Rd.

   They are now clearing the road.

McCain and Feinstein criticize Paul's rant

   Both John McCain and Dianne Feinstein  were extremely critical of Rand Pauls'

Tuolumne Planning Meeting Cancelled

   The Tuolumne County Planning Commission is cancelling their meeting scheduled for Wednesday, March 20, 2013.

Suicide Bill AB 755

   Assemblyman Tom Ammiano has introduced a new bill, called the Suicide  Bill AB755,

Norweigian kicker comes to states

   A kicker made famous on Utube from Norway, has been invited to an NFL training camp in Florida.

   His nickname is "kickalicious", and he's hoping to get a job with any NFL team.

No Chain control on Hwy 4 today

   CHP has placed no chain control on Hwy 4 today and it is expected to be a beautiful weekend, with sunny weather.

Rollover Accident on Hwy 88 at Bear River

   A vehicle that rolled over off  Hwy 88 at Bear River was reported to CHP at approximately 9:10 AM.

   CHP is enroute to that location and a tow truck has been dispatched. Apparently no injuries have been reported.

Murphys Sanitary District Meeting Change

   The Murphys Sanitary District has cancelled its regular meeting from Monday March 11, 2013. It has scheduled

Hugo Chavez Dies of Heart Attack

   According to the head of Venezuela's presidential guard, President Hugo Chavez, who was suffering from cancer, actually died of a heart attack.

   It has been reported by the government that his body will be put on permanent display.

Bumble Bee tuna recall

   Bumble Bee tuna has expanded its recall of 5-ounce cans of Chunk White Albacore and Chunk Light Tuna because the products did not meet the company's standards for seal.

   This is in addition to its cans of flaky fish announced earlier.

Miley Cyrus UN-engaged?

   Amid rumors of infidelity, Miley Cyrus appeared in public last night without her engagement ring, fueling the likelihood of her fiance Liam Hemsworth's cheating.

Employment Numbers Up!

   While Calaveras County is still struggling with the economy, nationwide the number of people employed went up 236,000 in February.

   That makes the percentage of unemployed 7.7%. Construction jobs were up by 48,000 and Jim Cramer of CNBC's Mad Money said that housing has always been the problem.

    No housing being built, low values on existing housing causes the country to lose its economic lead.