Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Darren Spellman long rant forcing Chair to call fo " decorum"

    After Supervisor Spellman went on a long rant at the June 11, 2013 about the upset ratepayers who attended a Calaveras County Water District rate

Stephen Colbert scolds nuclear guards

   On the Colbert Report tonite, Colbert reported that the men guarding the nuclear missiles

Logs in the Raodway in Copperopolis

   June 11, 2013:  A traffic hazard was reported to CHP at 6:11 PM. Logs are in the roadway at Hwy 4 near Telegraph Drive in Copperopolis.

   CHP is enroute to the scene. Use caution if driving on Hwy 4 in that area.

Accident at Double Springs

    UPDATE:   CHP arrived at 5:20 PM. A tow truck was dispatched. CDF is also at the scene.

CalFire Suspends Burn Permits

  CalFire has suspended all burn permits due to fire danger.

Calaveras County vandalism reports June 10, 2013

    Vandalism to a canoe on Chamonix Drive was reported. It was spray painted--apparently the wrong color. No report was taken by the Sheriff.

   Vanalism was reported to the Sheriff by a resident on Barney Way at Hwy 25 in West Point that someone is stripping off wood from a house.  No report was taken by the Sheriff.

Jackson Woman Arrested in Valley Springs

    Shelly Marie Strickland (29) of Jackson, was arrested at Pine and Lime Creek Rd in Valley Springs for alleged Burglary in the 1st Degree, a felony, Possession of marijuana, an infraction and Possession of a hypodermic needle, a misdemeanor.

    Strickland was booked into the Calaveras County Jail by a Sheriff's deputy.

San Andreas Man Arrested for Burglary

   On June 10, 2013 Wyitt Harrison Carroll (34) of San Andreas was arrested at the Zippy Mart  in Valley Springs for alleged 1st degree Burglary, a felony and other outstanding warrants.

    Carroll was booked into the Calaveras County Jail by Calaveras Sheriff's deputies.

Calaveras County has suspicions

   On June 9, 2013 suspicous people were rported on Obyrnes Ferry Bridge, possibly trying to jump

Disturbances in Calaveras County June 9, 2013

    From a resident on Shady Ct. in Arnold, the Sheriff was called saying the neighbor asked him to call, that he is having issue with the wife,

Arnold Man Arrested in Angels Camp

   Ricky Allen Ferrari II, (30) of Arnold, was arrested at Crystal and Bush Streets in Angels Camp on June 9, 2013 for alleged Possession of a Controlled Substance, a felony.

   Ferrari was booked into the Calaveras County Jail.

Calaveras County Fair Board of Directors seeks ideas for 2014

   The Calaveras County Fair Board of Directors are meeting on June 12, 2013 at 5:30 PM in the board room at the Fairgrounds.

   If you have a suggestion for the 2014 Fair, email laurie@frogtown.org.  The Board would appreciate your input. No ideas are bad ideas.

Brush Fire at Hwy 99 and Hwy 12

   At 12:01 PM on June 11, 2013 a brush fire was reported at Hwy 99 and Hwy 12 in Stockton. The Fire Department and CHP were notified and are enroute to the area.

Truck Stolen from The Frog Hollow in Angels Camp

    June 11, 2013:   Angels Camp Police reports that at approximately 8 AM an Angels Camp Police

Car hits Parked Vehicle and runs at Toyon

   A call to CHP at 11:48 AM on June 11, 2013  said that a car had hit a parked car at Hwy 26 and Hwy 12 at Toyon, behind the depot,  and took off.

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

OP-ED....Governmental Coercion in Reproductive Decision Making: See it Both Ways

   by Sneha Barot

   Earlier this year, the world reacted with outrage as blind Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng made headlines

Nearly 6000 dry lightning strikes in Northern Californa

   Over 50 small fires were recorded in the 24 hours of lightning activity in Northern California, CalFire reports as of 11 AM.

   Most of the fires were easily extinguished, crews continue to respond to all reported fires from the strikes. CalFire says that they continue to investigate each fire to rule out all other possible causes.

Sony announces PlayStation 4

   In time to hit the shelves for Christmas, Sony has announced its next-generation PlayStation 4 video game console.

   It was made public at the Electronic Entertainment Expo in LA.  The cost will be $399 each.

Europe Questions US's tracking all communications

   Now that Eric Snowden made public the fact that the US is tracking phone and internet messages around the world, the European Parliament has decided to discuss the spy programs.

   They want to know if the US has violated any privacy protections of the EU. US diplomats are being questioned in Brussels about the now public policy.

China lauches 5th space mission

     June 11, 2013:  For the 5th time, China has lauched a manned spacecraft carrying three astroanauts. Headed to the country's orbiting laboratory, the Shenzou-10 spacecraft blasted off from a launchpad in the Gobi Desert.

Special Meeting of Murphys Sanitary District Board

  On Thursday, June 13, 2013, the Murphys Sanitary District Board will hold a Special Meeting

Contract Security company makes BILLIONs off US taxpayers

   Edward Snowden, who admitted leaking how the US government is using surveillance to watche Americans, worked for a company named Booz Allen Hamilton, which does BILLIONS of dollars in business for the NSA and other agencies of the US government.

   It was reported yesterday that there are nearly 1,000,000 contract workers like Snowden, who had no high school diploma  and yet made over $200,000 a year.  Do you see anything wrong here.

  Many people are questioning if the problem is with Snowden, or if it is with our own government.

   Snowden has disappeared and the US government wants him. They do not like whistleblowers!!

American Falls from high wall in Rome and dies

   A 21-year-old American has died after falling 50 feet from a wall near a university in Rome, after losing his balance. He died on impact with the sidewalk near the banks of the River Tiber.

    This is the third accident of its kind in that area in five years, according to police.

Mowing on Hwy 4

 June 11, 2013:  Be extra cautious on Hwy 4 today. CalTrans has their mowers and sweepers out working on the roadsides.

Calaveras County Supervisors Budget Hearings

   On June 12, 2013 at 9 AM until June 14, 2013,  County Budget Hearings will be continuing at CalWorks Sequoia Room on St. Charles Street in San Andreas.  Always fun to watch.

Calaveras Supervisors meeting June 11, 2013

   The Calaveras Board of Supervisors meets next Tuesday, June 11, 2013 at 8 AM opening with a reception