Thursday, February 27, 2014

Stuat Raggio Resigns from Angels City Council

    The City of Angels announced the resignation of Councilman Stuart Raggio from the Angels Camp City Council. Mr. Raggio was elected to the Council in 2010. His resignation will be effective immediately.

   As of February 28, 2014, Mr. Raggio will no longer reside in the City of Angels and therefore does not meet residency requirements for the City Council position per Michael McHatten, City Administrator.


District 5 Supervisorial Candidate Kearney Qualifies

February 27, 2014:   Steve Kearney, candidate for Calaveras County Supervisor District 5 of Rancho Calaveras, qualified today for the June ballot, according to the county election office.

    A former Calaveras County Planning Commissioner, Kearney worked for Longs Drugs, Inc., for 30 years including 13 at the Valley Springs location.

Afterschool Activites Cancelled at San Andreas Schools--

   Ammonium chloride truck overturns

   CHP  has issued an advisory message from Calaveras Unified School District

Marijuana Overdoses in Colorado--in Dogs?

   Apparently now that marijuana is legal in Colorado users are not hiding it away. Now veterinarians are seeing more and more dogs who ate their owners marijuana and had to be brought in for treatment.

Paula Deen compares herself to Michael Sam?

   Rumors are swirling around an apparent comparison Paula Deen made of herself with Michael Sam, the football player who came out as gay a week ago.

  She seems to have said she doesn't want to be known for what he is known or something like that. Not good. Who tells her what to say to the press anyway?

Elmer "Sonny" Arlando Smith, Jr.

  Elmer "Sonny" Arlando Smith, Jr., 78, passed away February 25, 2014 in Modesto. Born February

CHP reports several accidents in Calaveras in 30 minutes

   February 27, 2014:  There was a vehicle reported in a ditch as of 8:20 AM at Hwy 4 and Six Mile

Wildlife Photo of the Year

Sadly, this is the photo chosen as the wildlife photo of
the year. Appears to be a coyote in an area where "slash
and burn" is occurring. He has no cover and is running
for his life. The story of California's CalFire program in a nutshell.

Chains required on Hwy 4

  February 27, 2014:  Per CHP chains are required on all vehicles on Hwy 4 this morning at Camp Connell. Drive extra carefully.