Friday, May 30, 2014

Reggae in the Hills coming to Frogtown

   From June 13 - 15, 2014 Frogtown will host "Reggae in the Hills" music and art festival.

   For more information visit A ticket to the 3-day event is $110 and includes free camping and parking. RV and VIP slots are sold out.

Ex-Microsoft CEO may be buying Clippers

   Steve Ballmer, ex CEO of Microsoft, has bid $2 billion and at least Mrs. Sterling has approved the sale.

   Now it's up to the NBA to approve the sale of the franchise.

Cop on Trial for Shooting "neighborhood" elk

Big Boy dies after being shot by on-duty cop
   In the suburbs of Boulder, Colorado, they love their wildlife.  And Big Boy, a large elk that hung around the neighborhood was one of their favorites.

Tim Donnelly's ad on You Tube Hilarious

   Although we realize he was pretending not to understand the Spanish translation by an actress on the ad he did, we enjoyed it because the translation was the way we feel about hunting.

   Donnelly had spewed on about hunting and guns and the actress said in Spanish that she hates hunting and doesn't believe in torturing animals. Go watch it if you get a chance.


President Obama interrupts Press Briefing

   As Jay Carney began his daily Press Briefing, the President interrupted and made the announcement that Jay Carney was leaving his job.

   This was the 2nd announcement of that type of the day, since Gen Shinseki, head of the VA had resigned earlier this morning.

Firearms arrest in Wallace

   On May 29, 2014 Lee Matthew Smith (32) of Wallace was arrested on Camanche Parkway by Calaveras County Sheriff's deputies for allegedly Willfully discharging a firearm, a Felon in Possession of a Firearm, Possession of Prohibited Ammunition, all felonies and for Obstructing or Resisting a Public Officer, a misdemeanor.

   Smith also had outstanding local warrants. He was booked into the Calaveras County Jail.

Los Altos man arrested in Valley Springs

   On May 27, 2014 Steven Yale Rohlff (39) of Los Altos was arrested on St. Andrews in Valley Springs by Calaveras Sheriff's deputies for allegedly Inflicting Corporal Injury on a Spouse and for Assault with a Deadly Weapon/Not a Firearm, both felonies.

     Rohlff was booking into the Calaveras County Jail and released on bond.

Warning! Hungry coyotes in Murphys area!

   We just received an alert from a concerned resident in the Murphys area that there is at least one apparently starving coyote roaming around the entire area.

   If you have outdoor kitties and one disappears, you will know why. Better to keep them inside where they are safe.

    Thanks, Carey, for the alert!  These creatures are also seeking water in this drought.

OP-ED...Candyrock gun range illegal? Not NRA approved!!!


   After a lengthy investigation and reading all of the Neutral Assessment reports about the illegal Candy Rock Gun Range created

Today at Yosemite

Timber falling fatality in Tuolumne County

    Per a press release, on May 29, 2014 at 8 AM the Tuolumne County Sheriff's Office received a call of a logging accident near

Brush Fire in Sonora

   May 30, 2014 at 7:10 AM:  A brush fire has been reported at Hwy 108 and Phoenix Lake Road in Sonora.

  A silver Chevy Blazer is parked nearby, possibly started fire per witness.