Friday, March 20, 2015

Rim Fire Starter NOT paying for damage???

Lest we ever forget what one lawless
person can do to our forest!
   The Stanislaus National Forest just released an announcement that it is holding forums this spring to figure out how to pay to reforest the Rim Fire area. 257,000 acres plus.

Fire in MiWuk

   CalFire responded to a report of a fire in the 23000 block of Yellow Pine Road in MiWuk on March 18, 2015.

   An escaped and unattended debris burn was the cause that burned approximately 1/4 acre of woodlands before being extinguished.

Elk Grove Shcool District hiring

  If you are an out-of-work teacher or assistant in Calaveras County you might consider traveling to Elk Grove today or tomorrow.

   They are holding hiring fairs both days at the Robert L. Trigg Certified Education Center on Elk Grove-Florin Road.  Today from 3 to 7 PM is for non-teaching jobs. Saturday is from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM for certified teachers.

   Will somebody please go tell ex-Supervisor Spellman!! We  hear he needs a job, still!

Copper likes its Turkeys

   And these turkeys look happy to be in Copperopolis!  Are they there to play golf?

Plant sale at CCWD

   The Calaveras County Water District (CCWD) is holding a native plant and tree sale at their headquarters building in San Andreas on Saturday April 11, 2015.

   The Sierra Foothills Chapter of the California Native Plant Society is putting on the sale and water wise plants will be available for purchase. If you join the California Native Plant Society you get $5 off on your purchase.

Angela Kay Lombardo of Valley Springs

   Angela Kay Lombardo, a twelve year resident of Valley Springs, passed away on March 17, 2015 in San Andreas.

     She was a homemaker, a loving wife,

Burglary in West Point

   On March 19, 2015 a burglary was reported at a residence on Woodhouse Mine Road in West Point.

   The Calaveras Sheriff's Office took a report.

Embezzlement Arrest in Arnold

   On March 19, 2015 the Calaveras Sheriff's Office arrested Patricia Shirley Schlueter (45) of Arnold, at her residence on El Dorado for alleged Embezzlement and Grand Theft, both felonies.

   Schlueter was booked into the Calaveras County Jail and released on bond.

Arrest on Burson Road

   On March 19, 2015 the Calaveras Sheriff's Office arrested Norman Saunders (62) of Valley Springs at his residence on Burson Road for alleged Assault with a Firearm on a Person and Threatening a Crime with the Intent to Terrorize, both felonies.

   Saunders was booked into the Calaveras County Jail.

Early morning traffic fatality

   March 20, 2015 at 8:55 AM:  An early morning traffic collision at Mitchell Avenue and Turner Road in the Hilmar area has resulted in one fatality per CHP.

   A Trailblazer was involved in the tragic rollover. CHP and a tow truck are at the scene. Use extra caution in that area. 

Garamendi Matriarch Passes

Mary Jane Garamendi 1921-2015
   On March 19, 2015 Mary Jane McSorley Garamendi, Matriarch of the Garamendi Family and lifelong resident of Calaveras County, passed away at her home in Chili Gulch, near Mokelumne Hill at the age of nearly 94.