Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Clint Eastwood making "Sully" biopic

   Clint Eastwood is just coming of the top box office draw of his career, a sniper movie and is already planning his next project.

   This one will be a biopic based on Sully Sullenberger, the hero pilot who landed his plane on top of the water and saving all passengers on board.  It doesn't have a title or a cast yet, but we'll try to keep you posted.

PIckup crash on Hwy 99 causes fatality

   June 2, 2015 at 4:10 PM:  A Chevrolet pickup truck overturned and took out 50' of guard rail on Hwy 99 at Le Grand near Chowchilla.

   Unfortunately, the driver did not survive this crash and was pronounced dead at the scene.. Three CHP are at the scene. A CHP office is nearby this crash. Caltrans has been notified of the guardrail damage.

We apologize....

   Yes, guess we need to apologize for not carrying the story and photos of Caitlyn Jenner.

   We simply don't know what to say.

Four cars collide on Eight Mile Road

   June 2, 2015 at 3:35 PM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Eight Mile Road at Lower Sacramento Road in the Lodi area.

   Emergency vehicles, including an ambulance are en route to the scene.  Use extra caution if in that area.

Traffic Collision in Linden

  UPDATE:  A tow truck has been dispatched to the scene.

Cream Puff needs a home of her own...

What a beautiful girl she is. You can find her at
the Calaveras Animal Services in San Andreas.
Call 754-6509 or email clpino@caltel.com

How to tell if you have "Neighbors From Hell" OP-ED Part 3

   If a neighbor woman leaves her dog with cancer out in the snow, crying till it dies because she doesn't want a smelly dog in the house.......

   ...you know you have a

Nancy Williams of Avery

   Nancy Williams passed away peacefully on May 29, 2015 at her home in Avery. She was born September 6,

Traffic Hazard at Double Springs

   June 2, 2015 at 12 Noon:  CHP just received a report that a vehicle is being pushed westbound on Hwy 12 in the Double Springs area.

   CHP is responding; apparently cars are attempting to pass on the wrong side, a traffic hazard. Be cautious if in that area.

Letter to the Editor: Property Rights gone?

   Dear Editor:

   Seems everywhere we go these days people are talking down on CalFire and other government agencies, who are trying to take away all of our property rights.

   However, we hear nothing about the government

Tinseltown Talks...with Lindsay Wagner

Lindsay Wagner with
Lee Majors
   by Nick Thomas..."More than a Bionic Woman: An Evening with Lindsay Wagner."

   This summer, one of the hottest actresses to emerge from the 1970's will be appearing

Jerry Franklin Martin: Teacher at Calaveras High School

   Jerry Franklin Martin, father, grandfather, brother, friend and teacher to thousands of students, passed away suddenly and unexpectedly on May 22, 2015 at his home of 52 years.

Bear cubs ham it up at Yosemite

Always drive slowly when you go to
Yosemite. The bears enjoy the roads
   This pair of bear cubs was caught on video by several people, who posted it on youtube.

   Their mother was just out of camera range as her two cubs wrestled on the roadway, entertaining the visitors to Yosemite.

Twisted Oak Winery presents....

   On Saturday June 13, 2015 Twisted Oak Winery presents Grisman, Leslie, Hargreaves and Smith for their Twisted Folk Concert Series.

   The concert begins at 8 PM at 4280 Red Hill Road off Hwy 4 in Vallecito. For tickets ($25 in advance, $22 for Twisted Few wine club members or $30 at the door) call 736-9080 or go to twistedoak.com/concerts.

CHP Arrest for Vehicle Theft in Valley Springs

   On June 1, 2015 the CHP arrested Christopher Pierce Wooldridge (32)  of  Modesto, on Baldwin Street in Valley Springs for alleged Vehicle Theft, Receiving Stolen Property over $950, and Possession of a Stolen Vehicle, all felonies.

   Wooldridge was booked into the Calaveras County Jail.

Another West Point Woman arrested

   On May 31, 2015 the Calaveras Sheriff's Office arrested Rebecca Elaine Phillips (31) of West Point, at her residence on Main Street in West Point for alleged Battery with Serious Bodily Injury, a felony.

   Phillips was booked into the Calaveras County Jail.  It isn't yet clear if the two arrests, a day apart, are related, but we will ask the media officer today.

West Point woman arrested for alleged Battery

  On May 30, 2015 the Calaveras Sheriff's Office arrested Helen Kathren Molino (52) of West Point at her residence on Main Street in West Point for alleged Battery with Serious Bodily Injury, a felony.

   Molino was booked into the Calaveras County Jail.

Love Triangle shooting death by Ceres Police Officer

      UPDATE: Due to the excessive direct insults being exchanged by some who appear to be personally involved in this incident, we have deleted many comments.

   We accept comments that are opinionated, but must not

Fire reported on Hwy 99

   June 2, 2015 at 6:20 AM:  A fire has been reported off Hwy 99 near Morada Lane in Stockton.

   Emergency fire personnel are en route to the area. Use caution if headed in that direction.

Lodi resident arrested in Valley Springs

   On May 30, 2015 the Calaveras County Sheriff's Office arrested Jonathan Howard Hughes (31) of Lodi, on Pine Street in Valley Springs for alleged 2nd Degree Burglary, a felony and Possession of Unlawful Paraphernalia, Possession of Hypodermic Needle, Possession of Burglary Tools and Making a Vehicle Key without Orders, misdemeanors.

   Hughes was booked into the Calaveras County Jail, where he was released on bond.