Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Please take me home....they call me ABU!! (ah-boo)UPDATE: Abu adopted!

I'm a big boy (but neutered) and so soft and fluffy!
I purr when you pet me. My number at the Calaveras shelter
in San Andreas is AO40300. Call 754-7609 or email

Calaveras County Republican Party

   On Wednesday June 10, 2015 the Calaveras County Republican Party (Central Committee) will hold their general meeting in the Fireside Room at Camps in Greenhorn Creek.

   All Republicans are welcome to attend. Guest speakers will be Rebecca Callen, County
Auditor/Controller and Leslie Davis, County Assessor.  The meeting begin at 6 PM.

Car vs. pole in Hughson area - Update; fatal crash

UPDATE:  We just learned that this was a fatal collision. Five CHP officers are still at the scene investigating at 4:10 PM.  AT&T is handling the pole damage.

City of Angels Camp's Wes Kulm Dishonorable Mayor? Op-Ed!!

  If you could see the list of dishonorable behaviors of the current Mayor, who has NEVER even been elected by the voters, you, too, would you want him thrown out of office?

Traffic Collision on Hwy 99 south at Arch Road

   June 3, 2015 at 12:30 PM:  CHP was already at the scene of a traffic collision reported at Hwy 99 south at Arch Road in Stockton.

 No injuries have been reported. A tow truck is en route to the collision site. Use extra caution if in that area.

Vehicle off Hwy 120 in Jamestown

   June 3, 2015 at 12:30 PM:  CHP is trying to locate a report of a vehicle that went over the embankment at Hwy 120 and New Priest Grade in Jamestown.

   They can see the trees and bushes were disturbed by haven't yet found the vehicle. Use caution if in that area.

Pluto's moons- Nix and Hydra

NASA's Hubble telescope sent back these photos of Pluto's moons Nix
and Hydra, which appear to be tumbling chaotically. 

Airport Way flooded in Modesto

   June 3, 2015 at 12 Noon:  It was just reported that Airport Way just east of Hwy 99 in Modesto is flooded due to a water main break.

   Modesto City crews are en route to the area. Avoid the area if possible.

Robert "Bob" DeVoss of San Andreas

   Robert "Bob" Vergne DeVoss passed away suddenly in his beloved garden of natural causes at his home in San Andreas on Saturday May 30, 2015 at the age of 76.

   He was born in Stockton on September 4, 2015, but was a longtime resident of San Andreas.

Suspicious person on rider mower

   On June 2, 2015 a resident on Hogan Dam Road in Valley Springs called to report someone on a rider lawnmower that was suspicious, and could cause a fire.

    Turned out this person was mowing for the fire department.  We do believe mowing dry grass has been banned in the area, however, because it does pose a fire hazard.

Overturned abandoned vehicle in Coulterville

  June 3, 2015 at 8:45 AM:  CHP is en route to a reported vehicle that is overturned on Old Yosemite Road at Bull Creek Road in Coulterville.

   The vehicle was abandoned per the party who called and reported it. Use extra caution if headed in that direction.

Ducks on Hwy 88

   June 3, 2015 at 8:35 AM:  CHP is en route to Hwy 88 and Dalton Road in Jackson where it was reported there are ducks in the roadway and cars are swerving to miss them.

   Use extra caution if in that area.

Burglary arrest in Hathaway Pines

   On June 2, 2015 the Calaveras Sheriff's Office arrested Nathaniel John Kirschman (21) of Hathaway Pines at his residence on Oxbow Court for alleged 2nd Degree Burglary and Receiving Stolen Property over $950, both felonies and Committing Mail Theft and Possession of a Narcotic Controlled Substance, both misdemeanors.

   Kirschman was booked into the Calaveras County Jail.

Hwy 99 mess in Ripon

UPDATE: Hwy 99 is now open all lanes.

I'm available to Purrr for you! UPDATE: Fabio was adopted !!

Fabio is now available for adoption at the Calaveras
Animal Services department in San Andreas.
Call 754-6509 or email
His number is AO40151