Thursday, October 31, 2013

Truck loses load on Hwy 26

   A truck lost its load on Hwy 26 at Baldwin in Valley Springs about 2:35 PM.  CHP is en route to the scene.

   Use extra caution in that area until cleared.

CalFire says burning still suspended

   October 31, 2013:  As the fall weather brings cooler temperatures some tend to think its okay to burn again. Wrong!

   CalFire says all burning is still suspended. DO NOT BURN LEAVES, PINE NEEDLES or other yard debris until further notice.

Congressman McClintock said he would never take pension? Why lie?

   While doing some research on Congressman McClintock, the fact that he collects an extra

Call Social Security and report Fraud

  If you happen to know someone who is collecting Social Security Disability and you believe they are not disabled,

Castle and Cooke Calaveras makes changes?

   It seems that there has been a change of guard at the Copperopolis Town Square. Dave Haley, who used to be the manager in charge of the shopping center, apparently has been relieved of duty.

  We have sent email verification requests and asked for the reasons to the upper level management of Castle and Cooke and have not received a return answer.

   We want to know if this is just taking a portion of his duties at the Saddle Creek facility or if he is being moved to another location. We'll let you know if we get an answer.

Christmas tree comes from....

     It was announced this morning, and we knew you were dying to know, that the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree for 2013 comes from Connecticut.

   What do you mean you aren't ready for Christmas!

Former Indiana State Trooper acquitted....for 3rd time

  A former Indiana State Trooper who has been tried three times for the alleged grisly murder of his wife and two children, has walked free again.

   The Floyd County taxpayers, however, are shackled by the millions it cost to try and convict the man.

Secretary of Defense for Boy Scouts

   Former US Secretary of Defense and CIA Director Robert Gates has been chosen as the next President of the Boy Scouts of America.

   Gates will be charges with the task of repairing the divisions within the organization over accepting gay scouts.

Putin beats President Obama for #1 in power

   The President of Russia, Vladimir Putin is now the #1 most powerful person in the world, unseating President Obama in the Forbes' list of the worlds most powerful people.

   President Obama was #1 last year.

67 year old Florida man wins lottery.....AGAIN!

   The same man who won a multi-million dollar jackpot last year playing the lottery in Florida has won another $3 million.

   James Bozeman, Jr. has claimed his newest prize there in Florida.

New Cigarette Law in New York City

   It seems that last night the New York City Council passed and the Mayor has signed a new law that forbids buying cigarettes if you are under 21 years of age.

Happy Halloween


Animal Services Celebrates Halloween

   Today. October 31, 2013 from 8 AM to 4:30 PM (except for lunch 1-2PM) Calaveras County Animal Services will be holding its first Halloween pet costume contest.

  Bring your pet to enter. There will also be treats for your pets and the children. See you there!

Porter Ridge boys win World Series......

   Er....we mean the Boston baked boys, won the World Series last night in a disappointing and very one-sided game.

   It was hard to tell if we were watching baseball or a story about the Porter Ridge boys. The Cardinals all looked great, though!