Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Hit and Run Arrest in Angels Camp

Timothy Mark Nolan
   According to Angels Camp Police, on January 10, 2015 at around 7:28 PM, Angels Camp Police officers were dispatched to a report of a heard only traffic collision in the 1600 block of South Main

Stuck in elevator at Murphys library

   January 13, 2015 at 4 PM:  It was reported that someone is stuck in the elevator  at the Murphys library.

  Fire personnel are en route to the Algiers Street location.

The Pontes suddenly FIRED or resigned from Foothill?

Were the Ponte's suddenly forced to resign due to
a conflict of interest or ineffective management?
There has to be a reason why BOTH resigned!

Traffic Collision in Columbia

   January 13, 2015 at 1 PM:  A traffic collision has been reported at Green Street and Loop Lane in Columbia between a Ford Freestyle and a Dodge Dakoka.

   No injuries have been reported. Use extra caution if headed for that area.

Three cases of threatened litigation on CCWD agenda

   On January 14, 2015, CCWD (Calaveras County Water District), whom every taxpayers gives money to, will meet at 9 AM in their boardroom on Toma Court in San Andreas.

   On their closed session agenda are THREE threatened litigations.

Amador Planning Commission meets tonight

   We were just notified that the Amador County Planning Commission is meeting today, January 13, 2015 in the Supervisor Chambers in Jackson.  The meeting begins at 7 PM.

   On the agenda is Schmitz Cellars Zoning interpretation in Plymouth, Healing Word Church use permit for Volcano Ridge Plaza in Pine Grove and construction of a new B & B by WV Estate, Wilderotter in Plymouth.

CHP report of Hwy 4 collision

   According to a CHP report at approximately 8 AM on January 13, 2015 an unknown driver was traveling westbound on Hwy 4 in a white Chrysler PT Cruiser, west of Horseshoe Drive and was passing traffic in heavy fog.

  According to a witness

Dogs on Hwy 88--one hit by car

  January 13, 2015 at 10:55 AM:  Dogs have been reported running at Hwy 88 near Bamert, not far from Ione.

  One dog has reportedly already been hit by a car. Multiple vehicles have been swerving to avoid hitting the dogs.

Calaveras Supervisors hold meeting at Ponte's workplace

   A special Board of Supervisor meeting has been scheduled for January 16, 2015 at 8 AM as a Closed Session to appoint a Public Works Director.  This will be at Foothill Village in Angels Camp, where Pontiff  Ponte works.

   We hear that Pastor Edsel wants the next meeting held at his workplace, a restaurant. Looks like things are really changing, and not for the better.

Four killed on Hwy 4 in the fog

  UPDATE on January 14, 2015:  Another person has died in this tragic collision, making it now 5 killed in the fog on Hwy 4.

Another Hwy 4 crash

   January 13, 2015 at 9 AM:  Another crash has been reported on Hwy 4 near Jack Tone Road, below Farmington.

   One vehicle ran off the roadway and into a ditch. No injuries have been reported.

Traffic crash in Copperopolis

   January 13, 2015 at 8:45 AM:  A traffic crash has been reported at Hwy 4 and Horseshoe, just below Copperopolis.
   An ambulance and other emergency personnel are en route to the scene. Use extra caution until the roadway is clear.

Both black boxes retrieved from Java Sea

   Now that both the cockpit recorder and the data transmission recorder have been retrieved, hopefully authorities can piece together what actually happened to flight 8501.

   Only 48 bodies have been found so far. The rest are believed to be strapped to their seats in the planes' fuselage.

Car crash in Turlock

   January 13, 2015 at 7:30 AM:  A two vehicle car crash with one on fire a person pinned in was reported at Washington and Fulkerth in Turlock.

   CHP, fire personnel and an ambulance are responding to the scene.

Collision parties in altercation after crash

   January 13, 2015 at 7:35 AM:  Parties are reportedly out of their vehicles and in a verbal altercation of some type after a collision on Phoenix Lake Road near the golf course in Sonora.

   CHP is en route. No injuries have been reported.

Traffic Collision on Eight Mile Road in thick fog

   January 13, 2015 at 6:45 AM:  A traffic collision has been reported at Thornton and Eight Mile Road in the Stockton area involving a tan Chevy pickup in a ditch.

   An ambulance is responding due to the fact that no one is moving in the pickup.  CHP is also en route to the scene.  Use extra caution if headed for the valley, as there are areas of thick fog.