Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Vikings Adrian Peterson gets 1 year

      The NFL has suspended Viking Adrian Peterson for 1 year after he plead no contest to whipping his son with a switch.

Ban plastic bags? Why?

I can't imagine why? Can you! So what if many animals
suffocate in our trash of plastic bags!!

Charles Manson getting married???

   Eighty year old Charles Manson, serving life for murder,  has filed for a marriage license.  The lucky girl? A 26 year old fan of his who recently moved to California to be near him.

   We understand there will be no conjugal visits for Manson. Should we all barf now or later?

Who will be next Bird of the Year?

The Burrowing Owl was chosen last year. Stay tuned for
this years nominations so you can vote!
Go to Audubon California's website to cast your vote!
We picked the Brown Pelican but there are several others!


Word of the Year-- VAPE

   The Oxford Dictionary has picked their word of the year for 2014 as "VAPE".

   It is referring to the growing popularity of  electronic cigarettes.  (A new way to get hooked on nicotine)

Traffic Accident in Twain Harte

   November 18, 2014 at 10 AM:  A traffic accident has been reported at Hwy 108 and Twain Harte Drive in Twain Harte.

   Emergency personnel are en route. This is in the eastbound lanes of Hwy 108. Use extra caution if headed that direction. No injuries have been reported.

Twelve IPO's in the Stock Market wings

   There are currently 12 Initial Public Offerings just waiting to be priced and go public before Thanksgiving.

   One is eHi Car Service. a Chinese car rental business, which could sell for around $12 a share.

Betty White's show cancelled

   Hot in Cleveland, the sitcom starring Betty White is in its final season. It has not been renewed to continue into next year.

   Betty White is 92 years old and may want to finally retire.

Union Public Utility District meets--Cancelled!!

   UPDATE:  This meeting has been cancelled. The next meeting will be held December 17, 2014 at 7 PM.

Homeowner Cited for Illegal Burning in Valley Springs

   Cal Fire responded to a call for a grass fire in the 2000 block of Sonny Lane in Valley Springs at around 12:45 PM on November 15, 2014.

   An illegal burn around 10' x 10' in size was in progress. Illegal burn items were also in the pile. The homeowner was cited for burning without a permit and during a burn ban.

Resisting Arrest in Angels Camp

  On November 17, 2014 at approximately 10 PM, Angels Camp Police arrested Jack Dillon Smith (33) of Angels Camp at Hwy 49 and Bret Harte Drive for allegedly Resisting an Executive Official (felony resisting arrest).

   Smith was also arrested for alleged Disorderly Conduct due to Alcohol and Resisting a Public Officer, both misdemeanors.  He was booked into the Calaveras County Jail.

"Well.....I can't promise anything...."

   That was just one of the comments of the people who were released just yesterday due to Prop 47 being passed.

   This is the law that says burglars are NOT real criminals

Dead deer near Toyon

   November 18, 2014 at 6:30 AM:  A dead deer has just been reported in the roadway and Hwy 12 and Hwy 26 near Toyon.

   Use extra caution if headed in that direction until Caltrans can get to the scene and clear.

Why did teen pretend to be abducted?

     On November 17, 2014 around 4:30 PM the Calaveras Sheriff's Office issued a reported missing person and Amber Alert for this 14 year old teen from San Andreas.