Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Calaveras Supervisors holding Closed Session

    On Tuesday June 30, 2015 the Calaveras Supervisors will meet at 4:30 PM in Closed Session.

   They purpose stated on the agenda is to appoint a new Environmental Management Control Officer, presumably to replace Brian Moss, who got promoted to Assistant CAO.

Ex-Cal Fire Chief found "Guilty"

      The jury in the Orville 'Moe' Fleming murder trial has found the former Cal Fire Chief "guilty" of 2nd degree murder.

   We aren't sure when he will be sentenced.  His girlfriend and apparently previously a stripper he hired, was killed at the home they shared.

Suspicious person looking for "Big Pot" signs?

   A suspicious looking person was reported to the Calaveras Sheriff around 4 PM on June 23, 2015 on Hwy 12 in San Andreas, in a black top and white shorts, hitching a ride to Valley Springs.

   It is believed this is Mr. Big Pot, looking for his stolen signs.  Word is that this scruffy looking person was crying.  The Sheriff took no report.

"Those Big Pot (hic) people Stole my Signs!!" (hic)

  Mr. "Big Pot" has been trying to raise money to live on by putting up large signs in Murphys asking for donations to his 'project' to Stop Big Pot from coming to Murphys.

   He reported his signs have been stolen from their locations on Big Trees Road in Murphys. Now don't laugh! He takes this very seriously and truly needs the money, possibly for beer.(hic)

Arrest in Mountain Ranch

   On June 23, 2015  the Calaveras Sheriff's Office arrested Richard Dean Keener (57) of Salida, on Railroad Flat Road in Mountain Ranch for allegedly Receiving Stolen Property over $950, Carrying

Homegrown white radicals most dangerous in US

   While some people fear the radical ISIS type terrorists, the fact is that nearly all killings in the US have been from homegrown white radical extremists.

   Whether it was the racist couple in Nevada who shot police or the racist 21 year old who went to a black church because he hated blacks, in order to shoot and kill them, its clear who is the real danger to Americans.

Hwy 12 Chain reaction traffic collision

   According to CHP on June 23, 2015 around 10:25 AM Dominic Degen (53) of Vallecito was driving a 1993 Chevrolet for Angels Sheet Metal on Hwy 12 eastbound nearing a construction zone.

   Debra Beaufort (70) of Mokelumne Hill

Volkswagen hits pole on Airport Way

   June 24, 2015 at 11:55 AM:  A black VW has reportedly hit a pole on Airport Way in Stockton.

   CHP is en route to the scene. It isn't yet clear if there are any injuries. Use extra caution in that area.

And the Pine Needle scandal continues

Pine needle baskets sell for
quite a bit online.
   District 3 Supervisor  Oliveira has been unable to handle the "Ebbetts Pass pine needle scandal" apparently, since now the Rock Creek Landfill in Milton is considering closing

Public Comment against District 1 Supervisor Edson

   Calaveras Supervisor Edsel, er Edson, has received much criticism of his job as District 1 Supervisor.

   However, at their Board meeting on June 23, 2015

Kudos to Bonnie Newman! Shame on Al Segalla!!

   Bonnie Newman of Double Springs attends most Calaveras Supervisor meetings, and often promotes home care for those who need help.

   At Tuesdays June 23, 2015 Board meeting, she spoke on a completely

California Fire Update

  Cal Fire has updated the fires burning in the state, as of last evening June 24, 2015:

      Corrine Fire in Madera County

CCWD withdraws complaint of Asphalt Plant

   On June 23, 2015 CCWD (Calaveras County Water District) sent out a press release stating that they have withdrawn their appeal of the Calaveras Planning Directors decision on the Ford's Asphalt Plant along the Calaveras River in Rancho Calaveras.

   The appeal hearing is Thursday, June 25, 2015 at 9 AM in the Supervisor Chambers.

Aerial photo of Asphalt Plant. You can see the Calaveras
River flows right next to the property.