Thursday, May 29, 2014

Calaveras County Water District Fires GM

Another drip is tossed aside?
  UPDATE:  Bob Dean was the one abstention.

 In a Closed Session meeting yesterday, May 28, 2014, the Calaveras County Water District Board voted 4-1 to oust Mitch Dion from his General Manager position, effective immediately.

  They are holding a Special Closed Session on June 3, 2014 at 2 PM to appoint an interim General Manager.

ACPD: Do you know this woman?

  According to the Angels Camp Police Department, on May 21, 2014 at approximately 3 PM, an officer located a reported stolen vehicle in the 300 block of South Main Street.

   Witnesses reported seeing a heavy-set female with dark hair wearing a blue tank top exit the stolen vehicle and enter a nearby business.

Calaveras County Fair Top Cowboys for 2014

   The Calaveras County Fair and Jumping Frog Jubilee has just released the 2014 Western Horse Events list of Top Cowboys.

FREE Music in the Parks comes to Copper Square

  On Wednesday June 11, 2014 from 6:30 to 8 PM Snap Jackson and The Knock on Wood Players will perform at the Copperopolis Town Square.

   This is the kick-off performance of the 2014 series.

Overtuned vehicle on Murphys Grade Rd

   UPDATE:  As of 12:43 PM CHP has changed this to non-injury accident that occurred on Murphys Grade Rd near French Gulch Rd in Murphys. A tow truck has been dispatched to the scene.

   May 29, 2014 at 12:25 PM:  CHP is en route to a traffic accident on Hwy 4 about a mile west of Murphys. A vehicle is overturned and an ambulance has been dispatched to the scene.

High Speed Rollover Accident on Hwy 88

   May 29, 2014 at 12:30 PM:  Three CHP are still at the scene of a high-speed rollover accident on Hwy 88 at Red Corral Rd.  This happened at the 30 MPH curve sign on Hwy 88.

   One witness stated that a brown Chrysler spun out off the roadway and hit the wall and rolled over. A silver Mustang hit the embankment.  The eastbound lanes are both blocked. An ambulance is en route.

LA's Subway to the Sea

  As you may be aware, LA is digging a subway to the ocean 70' deep. What they are discovering is astounding.

  Not only have they discovered that the ocean once covered the LA area, but they are bringing up fossils of 300,000 year old marine life.

Pings not from Malaysian Airline

 May 29, 2014: After months of searching at a cost of over $60 million, it is now believed that the Malaysian Airliner that disappeared, is not in the area where they have spent months searching.

   Apparently they now believe the pings came from some other object in the ocean. And so they start all over again.

Question of the Day in the Business World...

   May 29, 2014:  Why would Apple Computers pay $3 billion for Beats Electronics and Beats Music?  Perhaps so they can go from "nerdy" to "cool".

  Dr. Dre and co-founder Jimmy lovine will be made Apple execs to oversee the venture.

Delta College Classes at Calaveras High

   May 29, 2014:  Delta College will offer four classes at Calaveras High School for summer, beginning June 9, 2014. 

   Call 209-954-5110 or go online to DeltaCollege.edu. Sign up now before classes fill up.

Who is Stiff Baloney??

   Some guy who signed his name Stiff Baloney wrote that Igor has a few young people out knocking on doors and making phone calls. One isn't yet 18.

   With someone named Stiff Baloney in the campaign, I would not allow my minors to hang out with that campaign. Oh, well. 5 days and its all over for IGOR!  

Forgive me Father.....


Calaveras Supervisors reconsider Mokelumne Wild River designation

   Only after complaints from Amador County Supervisors and water resource board members, on May 27, 2014 the Calaveras Supervisors decided to hold a study session regarding the Mokelumne River Wild and Scenic designation,