Monday, February 2, 2015

Phil sees shadow--6 more weeks of winter

This is a normal groundhog
This is Puxatawney Phil
   Today being Groundhog Day, they drug poor Puxatawney Phil out of his hole.(that is the new one--the old one died after being dropped last year).

   They say he saw his shadow and that means there will be 6 more weeks of winter.  This doesn't count in California however,
as winter has ceased to exist in January 2015.

General Plan Update meeting at Rancho Calaveras

   On Wednesday February 4, 2015 from 5 PM to 8 PM the Calaveras General Plan Update will be open for public discussion at the Rancho Calaveras Clubhouse in District 5.

Angels City Council changes//CANCELLED meeting

   UPDATE: We just received notice that the Angels Camp City Council meeting scheduled for tomorrow, February 3, 2015 has been cancelled.

 No specific reason was noted, but since they had NO

Pitbull loose on Sugar Pine in Arnold

   February 2, 2015 at 1 PM:  If you have a pitbull with blue eyes that is running loose on Sugar Pine in Arnold, you had better go get him.

   Animal Control has just sent a unit out to take him to the pound.

Big rig makes mess in Modesto

   UPDATE at 12:10 PM:  Per CHP the Hwy 99 freeway is now open but the Pelandale offramp is still closed.

Mountain Lion tries to drag off dog near Hwy 49

   A woman who lives in Placerville, just of Hwy 49, was awoken by her dog around 3:30 AM this morning.   She found that a mountain lion was trying to drag off the 45 pound dog.

    She chased a got the mountain lion to drop the dog, and it will survive after stitches and treatment of puncture wounds.  Fish and Game suggests motion sensitive lighting will scare off mountain lions around your home.

Calaveras County Fairgrounds resident arrested

   On January 31, 2015 at 10:10 AM Jerald Thomas McCrank (42) was arrested at Utica Park in Angels Camp for allegedly Threatening a Crime with Intent to Terrorize, a felony.

   McCrank was booked into the Calaveras County Jail by Angels Camp Police.

Two Arnold men arrested

  On February 1, 2015 at approximately 4:30 PM the Calaveras Sheriff's Office arrested Michael Jerry Schlueter, Jr. (44)  of Arnold at his residence on El Dorado for alleged Assault with a Deadly

Is it true about Bruce Jenner?

   Rumors have circulated for months, and now it has been reported that a source close to the family says Bruce Jenner is slowly transitioning to a female.

   Father of six and Olympic champion, Jenner and his wife Kris Kardashian split last year.

Tom Brady ties Montana

   With the Patriots exciting win over the Seattle Seahawks yesterday, Tom Brady has now tied Joe Montana in MVP trophies.

   The game ended in true NFL fashion, with a last minute score for the win and a brawl.

Calaveras Republicans meet

   The Calaveras County Republican Party will meet on Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at Camps in Angels Camp.
   The meeting begins at 6 PM in the Fireside Room. All Republicans are invited to attend.