Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Three Traffic Accidents in Calaveras County

   February 4, 2014:  An afternoon of traffic accidents in Calaveras County, beginning with:

   In West Point at 1:10 PM an accident at Hwy 26 and Stanley Road with a vehicle off the road. No

"Mandelring Quartet" coming to Angels Camp

   On February 22, 2014 at 2 PM the Mandelring Quartet will perform at the Dr. Elliott Smart
Performing Arts Center in Angels Camp.

   Tickets can be purchased by going to www.calaverasarts.org or by calling 754-1774.

Deborah Ann Dillashaw Wood of Angels Camp

Deborah Ann Dillashaw Wood, 57, went home to be with the Lord January 30, 2014 after a brief battle with cancer.

   She passed in her home with her sons

DOW up 86 points

   After a week of tumbling, stocks in the DJIA rose 86 points on February 4, 2014, calming some nervous traders.

   The market lost 300 points on Monday and there was some talk of another recession.

Amador County Technical Advisory Committee

   On February 10, 2014 at 10 AM the Amador County Technical Advisory Committee meets in Conference Room A at 810 Court Street in Jackson.

   They amended the agenda by adding a proposal to build 21 townhomes on Kirkwood Meadows Drive.

Calaveras Supervisors Ponte and Edson anti-job?

   During the last Calaveras County Supervisors meeting on January 28, 2014, both Supervisors Edson and Ponte made broad sweeping statements about being in favor of business;

Crabeater Seal in waters off Antartica

   This beautiful shot of a Crabeater Seal shot underwater by NatGeo is absolutely spectacular.

What does Williamson Act Cost California?

   We had a lot of questions from our readers about the Williamson Act, which gives large landowners a break on their taxes

Twain Harte woman killed in car crash

   CHP has just released the name of the woman who was killed in the traffic accident that occurred on January 31, 2014 on Hwy 108 near Peaceful Oaks in Sonora.

BLM seeks Public Comment on Oil and Gas Leases

   The Bureau of Land Management is conducting a scoping process to solicit public comments on how oil and gas resources on federal

Speeding car hits sound wall on Hwy 99

    UPDATE:  Roadway clear as of 8:45 AM.

Burglary at San Andreas Mini-Mart

   On February 2, 2014 a burglary was reported to the Calaveras Sheriff that had occurred at the San Andreas Mini-Mart on St. Charles Street in San Andreas.

    A report was taken, but it is not known if there is a suspect.

What is Pat Garrahan up to? About 6 feet +!!

   It isn't easy to keep up with Pat Garrahan these days. Since he filed to be Sheriff of Calaveras County, he is everywhere.

    This morning he was in Ebbetts Pass again, meeting residents

Burglaries in Calaveras County

   On January 31, 2014 these burglaries were reported:

    In Murphys, a vehicle burglary on Sheep Ranch Road

Chris Matthews Tribute to Phil Hoffman

   Chris Matthews, on his daily MSNBC show, did a wonderful tribute to Philip Hoffmans acting ability, on Monday.

   It has been reported that 50 bags of heroin and other drugs were found inside the apartment where he lived.

Seahawks knew Broncos hand signals?

   It has been widely reported, that the Seattle Seahawks may have figured out the hand signals that the Denver Broncos were using on Sunday.

   We haven't heard a response from the Broncos. The 'hawks did seem to know what was going on on nearly every play.