Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Letter to the Editor....About religion and elections

   Dear Editor:

    Just like in Israel and Palestine, religion in the US is the main cause of disputes, wars, conflicts, hatred, racism and the killing of an economy.

MyValleySpringsdotcom gets insulted--Communists?

  Many people throughout Calaveras County have expressed their anger and questioned the motives of the MyValleySpringsdotcom people.

Calaveras right-wing religious Supervisors pass Auto-Zone plans

   Although Mr. Gednes from Caltrans objected to the Calaveras Board of right wing religious Supervisors approving yet another set of plans for the Auto-Zone parcel in Valley Springs, the Supervisors stepped out of their prayers for just a moment to approve it.

   Mr. Gednes was only telling the Supervisors about a previous agreement and 4 out of 5 of them didn't care.  This was about trying to make it LOOK like they are promoting jobs, and perhaps saving their next re-election campaign. We'll watch to see if Vosti or Katz donates to either Pontiff Ponte or Pastor Edsels campaigns.

Vet fights to keep "therapy" ducks

The Vet's name is Darrin. We aren't sure what
the ducks' names are
   A veteran who says his ducks are the therapy for his PTSD and Depression is fighting to keep the 14 in his back yard with a kiddie pool and fenced yard. Apparently the city in Ohio has rules against ducks.

Jets won't be landing in Israel

   After a rocket landed near the airport, the FAA ordered US airlines cancel all flights to Israel. Then European carriers followed suit.

    None of the airlines want another MH 17 disaster. Israel is furious.

Nationwide Fruit Recall

  If you have bought packaged or loose fruit from Costco, Walmart, Sam's Club or Trader Joes recently, you should check with the store to see if it has been recalled.

  Listeria bacteria has been found in many varieties of fruit from the Wawona and Cutler packing companies of California.

Strawberry Shortcake needs a home!

What a pretty girl Strawberry Shortcake is. Why not take
her home?
        Do you have a place for a boxer like Strawberry Shortcake?  She really needs a forever home. See her at the Calaveras Animal Services shelter in San Andreas.

What does Calaveras Sheriff use SWAT for? FORCE!!!

   The term SWAT (Special Weapons and Tactics) is alive and active in Calaveras County. The Pentagon and Homeland Security have been insanely assigning these weapons even to tiny places

Couple loses three children in MH 17

  An Australian couple were sending their three children; Mo 12, Evie 10 and Otis 8, home with their grandfather on MH 17, after a vacation in Europe.

   Now they have lost all three of their children and the grandfather in the horror over Ukraine.

Billy Joel to receive Gershwin Award

A bit younger here, but he still
sells out stadiums around the
   The Library of Congress doesn't often give this award, but it was just announced that Billy Joel will receive the Gershwin Award for Popular Songs.

   The "piano man" has so many top 10 songs, its hard to pick out the best. Named for the Gershwin brothers, it is for songwriters or singers who tell stories in the music that the public love.

Bobby Aho of Calaveras County

    Bobby Allen Aho's struggle with cancer ended on July 4, 2014.  Bobby's last day was spent with his wife Linda Aho, daughter and son-in-law Mona and James San Nicolas.

Costa Concordia finally moves

Before the grounding, a beautiful
cruise ship.
   After nearly a year of stabilizing the Costa Concordia cruise ship and making her float, she is towed away from Giglio where she went aground in 2012.
After being raised from the ocean
bottom, a muddy, crusted mess.
   Many locals came out to watch the slow towing to her destiny, the salvage yard.

Linda Sue Stevens

   Linda Sue Stevens passed away at her residence in Copperopolis on July 21, 2014.