Thursday, May 28, 2015

Frogtown 2015 Stampeded results

   The winners of the Frogtown 2015 Stampede were:

   For Calf Branding, Glenn Grey, Jessie Riedel, Garrett Kiernan

Kearney cheers ASPHALT, but votes against building!!

   At the May 26, 2015 Calaveras Supervisors meeting, only three Supervisors showed up, but regardless, led by D-5 Supervisor Kearney, who earlier fast-tracked an asphalt plant in his district, voted against

How to tell if you have a Neighbor from Hell...part 2

  If your neighbors wanted you to allow them to put a driveway through your land to theirs......

   You definitely have crazy Neighbors from Hell.

   If one of your neighbors claims to be PTSD postal alcoholic and still carries a gun...

   You have a totally scary Neighbor from Hell!!

The FBI gets you if you lie!

   We just learned that Dennis Hastert, retired Speaker of the House, was indicted on charges of lying to the FBI about some money he allegedly paid someone in his hometown in Illinois to keep quiet.

   The best way to get caught if you are breaking a law, is to lie to the FBI. They'll get you for that one.

All outdoor residential burning BANNED!!

  Due to drought conditions increasing the fire danger, CAL FIRE has suspended all burn permits for outdoor open residential burning within the State Responsibility Area. You know, the ones who pay $  150 per residence extra to the state.

    Therefore as of June 1, 2015 all outdoor burning of landscape debris including branches and leaves, is banned. One less spark is one less wildfire.

Calaveras Chamber of Commerce finally responds...

   Let's see now, it's been 6 days since we tried to question the Chamber of Commerce Executive Director, Stacy Johnson, about their practices.

   Just a few moments ago, she called, May 28, 2015 at around 11:40 AM.

How do you tell if you have a Neighbor from Hell!! Part I

   From personal experience and from stories related from others, we have a list of what truly makes a "Neighbor from Hell" official.

   Number 1. If you have EVER had to report your neighbor for

Angels Camp City Council meets -Solar panel regulations

   The Angels Camp City Council meets on June 2, 2015 at 6 PM at the Angels Fire House.

   But first  they have yet another Closed Session about the lawsuit in Superior Court involving residents of Greenhorn Creek vs the City of Angels Camp.

   On the agenda is a Public Hearing for regulation of rooftop solar systems. The City of Angels Camp is going to steal money from its residents any way it can. Naturally it will be presented by their favorite son and racial insult monger, Steve Flaigg.

Who is Alonzo Quijano??

   According to Wikipedia, Alonzo Quijano was a man who portrayed himself and believed himself to be an errant knight, part of the Don Quixote story.

   In other words, a man with a BIG HEAD. Sounds like a problem if you are using that name on comments to websites.

Fire on Tuolumne River

   May 28, 2015 at 10:20 AM:  A fire has been reported under the Hwy 99  overpass on the Tuolumne River in Modesto.

   Fire units are responding to the report. Smoke is affecting Hwy 99 traffic. Use extra caution if in that area.

Steve Kearney's Asphalt Plant in Calaveras

 UPDATE:  We tried to get some answers from Supervisor Kearney regarding this shocking plant, exposed by Colleen Platt.

     Sadly, as of 9 AM on May 28, 2015 we have received absolutely no reply.

Burglary in Murphys

   On May 27, 2015 a resident in Murphys reported a burglary on Coyote Drive.

   The Calaveras Sheriff's Office took a report of the incident.

California's Golden Gate is now 78

Dave Gordon recently shot this gorgeous photo at sunset.
The famous bridge is 78 years old this week.

House burglarized in Copperopolis

   On May 27, 2015 at home was reported burglarized on LittleJohn Road in Copperopolis.

   The Calaveras Sheriff's Office took a report. No other details are available at this time.

Storage unit burglarized in Valley Springs

   On May 27, 2015 a burglary was reported at a storage unit on Hwy 26 in Valley Springs.

   The Calaveras Sheriff's Office took a report of the incident.

SJSO Detective in crash on Hwy 4

  UPDATE: This collision has now been cleared, per CHP.

  May 28, 2015 at 8 AM:  A San Joaquin County Sheriff's Office

Republican club doesn't get politics in Calaveras

   At the May 26, 2015 Calaveras Supervisors meeting, the self-described leader of the Calaveras Republican club got up to speak, as usual, during Public Comments.