Friday, April 12, 2013

Hit and Run on Hwy 26 and Mangili Rd

   At 6:56 PM a hit and run traffic accident was reported to CHP on Hwy 26 and Mangili Rd in Valley Springs, near the Gold Creek Subdivision.

      No injuries were reported in the accident.  CHP is enroute to the scene.

Traffic Accident at Hwy 49 and Poole Station Rd.

   6 PM:  CHP is just now clearing the road after a rollover at Hwy 49 and Poole Station Rd in San Andreas, just north of the cement bridge.

       Minor injuries were reported. Traffic was backed up for nearly an hour, making it difficult for even the tow trucks to get to the scene.  


CalFire holds Fire Aviation Training at Pardee

   CalFire and the California National Guard are holding their annual fire aviation training, including helicopter training.

   It began today, April 12, 2013 and will run through Sunday April 14,  in Ione in addition to Lake Pardee in Amador County.

Union Public Utility District meets

   The Union Public Utility District meets next on Wednesday April 17, 2013 at 7 PM at 339 Main Street in Murphys.

   On the agenda is one request for commercial hookup with a waiver of the connection fee.

   Also regular business items are listed on the agenda.

Peyton Manning Great Prankster

   Peyton Mannings teammate Eric Decker received a bill in the mail,

Suicide after photos published online

   A 15 year old Saratoga, California girl took her own life after photos of an alleged sexual attack by three teenage boys appeared online.

   The boys are now in custody.  

Where is that Hamburgler?

   A refrigerated shipping crate filled with hamburger patties was stolen from a storage lot in New Jersey Tuesday, and police are searching for the Hamburglars.

   The 40' refrigerated container was filled with 3000 cartons of hamburger patties worth $100,000.

Warren's son bought gun over Internet

  Pastor Rick Warren has made public that his son, who committed suicide last week, shot himself with the unregistered gun he bought over the Internet.

   Of course, this has nothing to do with guns, does it, gun lunatics?

Famous comic Jonathan Winters dies

  Jonathan Winters,  who was one of the great comedians of the 20th century, died Thursday at his home in Montecito. He was 87.

   He was especially well-known for his old lady Frickert impersonation.

Two year old loses both feet to lawnmower

   Be careful when your children are around when you are mowing your lawn. Tragically, a two year old girl lost both feet after her father accidentally backed over her with his riding mower.

   The Florida family credits a neighbor with applying pressure to the wounds to stop the bleeding until help arrived.

Democrats Convening in Sacramento

   The California Democratic Party is congregating for this weekends convention in Sacramento. There will most likely be a lot of celebrating going on.

A llama in the road?

   Someone called the CHP at 1:04 PM to report that there is a llama in the road at Pattison Way and Know Place in Valley Springs.

   CHP is enroute to the area. Use extra caution if in near that location.

Sequoia National Forest

Snow is gone from Milk King. Looks like they're repairing
the fences for the horse corral. Won't be long now. Photo
courtesy USFS.

Traffic Accident on Hwy 49 in Jackson

   At 11:11 AM a report was received by CHP of a traffic accident on Hwy 49 near Argonaut at the Vista Point in Jackson.

   An ambulance is enroute to the scene due to injuries.

Calaveras Sheriff "round files" charges against friends?

   What a morning this has been. I've been visited by the District Attorney about repeated problems we've had with a certain neighbor,

Traffic Accident in San Andreas

  A traffic accident was reported at 9:19 AM in San Andreas at Poole Station Rd off Hwy 49, near the old Cement Plant.

    A vehicle is overturned and off the roadway. CHP and an ambulance are enroute to the scene.


To the gentle reader who....

   To one of our commenters who last night attempted to promote their favorite website on ours. Unlike other website owners, we allow neither attacks nor promotions of other websites. Good try, though.

Calaveras Board of Supervisors minutes hiding?

   We've had several complaints that finding past minutes and even recent minutes

Calaveras Fair Entriy Forms Due by tomorrow April 13, 2013

   The Calaveras County Fair is reminding everyone that your entry forms must be turned in by tomorrow, April 13, 2013.

Deer a hazard near Frogtown

    At 8:10 AM CHP received at report of a traffic hazard on Hwy 49 near Frogtown. Deer are in the roadway at that location. Use extra caution.

Calaveras Board of Supervisors meeting at restaurant

   Today April 12, 2013 at 8 AM the Calaveras Board of Supervisors is holding what is apparently a regular meeting at Camp's Restaurant in Angels Camp.

Oh, It's a beautiful day...

   Yes, it's a beautiful day in the neighborhoods of the Sierra Foothills and Mountains today. As of 6:30 AM CHP reports the roads are free of accidents or hazards. Enjoy!!