Monday, November 25, 2013

Casting Call for "Psych" the movie

   Tonight and tomorrow, November 25 and 26, 2013, open casting calls will be held from 6 PM - 9 PM at Pet Extreme in Turlock  for about 200 speaking, walk-on and extra roles.

Frank Giuffra of Valley Springs

   Frank A. Giuffra, resident of Valley Springs since 1979, passed away on November 20, 2013 at St. Josephs Hospital in Stockton. He was 79.

   Born April 7, 1934 in French Camp, his parents were Frank Giuffra, Sr and Darlene Thorpe. He graduated from Calaveras High School,

Fire in West Point

   According to Cal Fire, they responded to a grass fire in the 23000 block of Hwy 26 in West Point on November 23, 2013 around 3:45 PM.

  Discarded ashes were the cause of the fire. Several Cal Fire units responded and the fire was limited to a 10' x 30 ' spot of vegetation.
  
  

Calaveras Supervisors increase and add fees for extensions--Lake Toilet forgotten?

  At the November 26, 2013 Calaveras Board of Supervisors meeting, one agenda item calls for increasing fines and adding fees for extensions granted by the Planning or Building Department.

Ringo reunites with teens in photo

  Over the weekend, Ringo Starr and the 5 who were teenagers in the famous photo he took back in the 60's, met and even took a recreation photo for his new book.

   The teens talked about how most people didn't believe all these years that they had seen the Beatles in a car next to them and had their photo taken by Ringo.

World's record for Christmas lights

   A family in Australia now holds the World Record for the number of Christmas lights on one house.

  There are 502,000 lights and it took 2 months to complete. It costs around $200 a month extra for all the lights.

Lady Gaga makes an entrance

  At the AMA Awards last night, Lady Gaga arrived on a big white horse, a fake one. It did move however, if you missed it.

Cell phone causes head-on traffic accident

   According to CHP on November 24, 2013 at around 2:50 PM Sarah Jessop (27) of Pine Grove was driving a 2001 Chevy S-10 eastbound on Hwy 26, west of the Robinson Ranch in Mokelumne Hill at approximately 40 MPH.