Saturday, June 6, 2015

American Pharoah Wins Triple Crown

   For the first time in 37 years a horse has won the Triple Crown. The last one was Secretariat and his owner was in the stands.

   American Pharoah led all the way in the final race for the crown in the Belmont Stakes and takes the glory at the finish line. A majestic horse.

General Plan Study Session

  On Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at 6 PM the Calaveras Supervisors and the Planning Commission will hold a joint study session on the Draft General Plan.

  To be discussed are comments made on the current General Plan draft released late in 2014. It will be held at the San Andreas Town Hall.

LAFCo cancels June meeting--Public Member???

   The Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCo) for Calaveras County has cancelled it's June 2015 meeting.

   The reason was not given.  They are also looking for an applicant to serve as a Public Member Alternate on the Commission. Contact for more information.

Hwy 99 Hazard

   June 6, 2015 at 1:15 PM:  A metal table and chairs has been reported in the lanes on Hwy 99 at Atwater Boulevard in Atwater.

   Use extra caution until CHP can clear the hazards.

Murphys Sanitary District meets

   The Murphys Sanitary District will hold a board meeting on June 11, 2015 at their office on Big Trees Road.

   The meeting will begin at 10 AM.  The public is invited to attend.

Two collisions in Lodi area

   UPDATE:  These collisions have now been cleared.

Traffic Collision in Oakdale

   June 6, 2015 at 9:20 AM:  A traffic collision in Oakdale at Orange Blossom and Rodden Road has left one person with minor injuries.

   A tow truck is now en route to clear the vehicle. Use caution if in that area.

Attempted Murder arrest in West Point

   According to the Calaveras Sheriff's Office, on June 5, 2015 they arrested Michael Rae Mendibles (49) of West Point at his residence on Main Street for alleged Attempted Murder and Assault with a Deadly Weapon, not a Firearm, both felonies and for Battery on a Person, a misdemeanor.

   Mendibles was booked into the Calaveras County Jail.