Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Unofficially Kate is on leave

   Did you know that in England women are guaranteed 52 weeks of maternity leave, 39 of them paid?

   While the duchess of Cambridge the  is not needing leave officially, she is now off the grid of the press and will be getting some rest before the baby is born. She and William both say they don't know the sex of the baby.

George Zimmer gets fired

   The Men's Wearhouse spokesman and executive chairman for many years, George Zimmer, was fired, and shares in the company took a dive today.

   He was famous for saying "You're going to like the way you look. I guarantee it" in their commercials.  Zimmer founded the company 40 years ago. No reason was given for the termination/

Gruesome stabbing and mutilation in Redding, Father and Son

   Authorities in Redding are investigating an apparent stabbing after finding a Father and Son bleeding in the driveway of their home.

   The sons hands were reportedly lying alongside him in the driveway, cut off with a radial saw.

   After an apparent argument the son is suspected of stabbing his father multiple times and then cutting off his hands with ag.w

Mokelumne Hill 4th of July Parade

Photo courtesy Mokelumne
Hill HIstorical society
   On Thursday, July 4, 2013 Mokelumne Hill will hold its annual 4th of July Parade and
Celebration.

    It begins with the Pancake Breakfast at 7 M, then the Parade at 11 with games for children to follow

Calaveras Board of Supervisors meets June 25, 2013

     The next meeting of the Calaveras Board of Supervisors is June 25, 2013 at 8 AM.  The first item

Calaveras County Water District rate Increase meeting Part 1 of 10

   June 10, 2013:   As most everyone now knows, CCWD held a public meeting at Independence Hall

Chamber of Commerce MIxer

   The Calaveras Chamber of Commerce is announcing that their monthly chamber mixer will be held next week at Rabobank in Angels Camp on June 27, 2013 at 5:30 PM.

   The bank is located across the street from Froggy's. All local business people are invited to attend.

   The Valley Springs Area Business Association together with the Calaveras County Chamber of Commerce will hold its monthly Mixer at the Mail Depot near the 4 way stop in Valley Springs at 5 PM on Friday, June 28, 2013.

Fire in Benicia contained

   June 18, 2013:  The California Fire off Lake Herman Rd, west of Hwy 680 in Benicia is now 100% contained at 124 acres.

Dump Truck vs sedan in Sonora area

   UPDATE:  June 19, 2013:  We've received information that major injuries have resulted in at least one fatality in this accident.