Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Music in the Parks

Julie and the Jukes are coming to Mountain Ranch Community Park
on Wednesday July 22, 2015 from 6:30 PM to 8 PM.
The concert is free to the public.

Traffic Collision on Hwy 108

   July 14, 2015 at 4:10 PM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Hwy 108 and Ladd Road in the Del Rio area around Modesto.

    Debris is on the roadway. An ambulance is en route to the scene.

Cow on Liberty Road

   July 14, 2015 at 4 PM:  A cow has been reported out on Liberty Road near Hwy 99.

   Use extra caution until CHP can locate the owner.

Jimmy Fallon tells finger story

   After 10 days in the ICU and 2 weeks off work, Jimmy Fallon came back and told the story of what he did to his ring finger. It's the reason why some companies discourage wearing rings.

   If you are wearing a ring and it gets hooked on something, you can lose your finger. Basically, this was what happened.  They were able to save his finger by taking a vein out of his foot during surgery. Fallon is still wearing a heavy cast on his hand.

South Lake Tahoe Man kills black bear...in self-defense?

Black bears are terrified of people
and dogs! There is no need to
go around shooting them
out of cowardice!
    South Lake Tahoe police are not releasing the name of the man who claims he was defending himself when he shot and killed a black bear near his home.  Self-Defense???? OMG!! What a crock of bull!!

Adopt mew..Please Adopt mew!

Heavenly Divina is now available for adoption at the
Calaveras Animal Shelter in San Andreas.(AO39840)
or contact clpino@caltel.com

Who are the N......azi......

   .... R.......acist,  A......lcoholics, and who are their friends we have been asked.

   A couple of strange signs in the county saying Friends of the N....azi R.....acist A......lcoholics makes no sense to most people.  Why would they have any friends and if they do, who are they????

   We are as confused as you are, sorry!

Man arrested on Fricot City Road

   On July 13, 2015 the Calaveras Sheriff's Office arrested Oscar Coyote Freer, (30) of San Andreas, at his home on Fricot City Road for alleged Possession of a Short Barrel Shotgun, Willful Discharge of a Firearm in Public and Possession of a Firearm by an Addict/Felon, all felonies.

    Freer was booked into the Calaveras County Jail.

After a 9 year space flight, here's Pluto

   NASA released this photo of Pluto, which was taken after a 9 year flight, while passing by.

WWII Navy veteran thrown out of home

   Apparently Johnnie Hodges, of Buffalo, New York, who is 90 years old, spent every last cent he had on his dying wife. His home of 60 years went into foreclosure, and well, you know the rest.

Firearm arrest in Angels Camp

   On July 13, 2015 the Angels Camp Police Department arrested Bret Elmer Smith (46) of Angels Camp at the Mark Twain Apartments, for alleged Willful Discharge of a Firearm in Public, a felony.

   Smith was booked into the Calaveras County Jail.

Car rolled on Hwy 99

   July 14, 2015 at 12 Noon:  A car reportedly is rolled over at Hwy 99, Kettleman Lane and the Hwy 12 exit in Lodi.

   An ambulance is en route, as well as a tow truck. CHP is at the scene. Use extra caution if headed that way.

Friends of the Fair meet July 15, 2015-Fair Report

   The Friends of the Fair will hold their next meeting at Camp's Restaurant on July 15, 2014 at 6 PM.

   At their last meeting Laurie Giannini, Fairgrounds Executive Director

Angels Camp Police arrest wanted man

   On July 13, 2015 the Angels Camp Police Department arrested Christopher Calloway Heffington (29) of Angels Camp, on Main Street for alleged 11 outstanding charges on two local warrants in Calaveras County.

   Heffington was booked into the Calaveras County Jail.

Eastern Screech Owl

This Eastern Screech Owl appears to have just about outgrown
his current home.  This photo was taken in the Okefenokee National
Wildlife Refuge in Georgia by Graham McGeorge.

Hwy 99 blocked by semi collision

  July 14, 2015 at 8 AM:  A traffic collision has been reported at northbound Hwy 99 and Hatch in Modesto.

   Apparently a semi was involved. One vehicle is overturned and some type of muratic acid has spilled onto the roadway.  Use caution as one lane may be blocked for awhile.

Garner family accepts $5.9 million

   The family of Eric Garner has accepted NYC's offer of $5.9 million after negotiations broke down over a $ 5 million offer.

   Eric Garner died after being held down by NYC cops in a chokehold for selling cigarettes on the sidewalks of NY.

Vehicle runs off the road in Burson area

   July 14, 2015 at 6:35 AM:  A white Ford Explorer has reportedly run off Hwy 12 near Pettinger in the Burson area.

   Two people are now out of the vehicle, but it may be partially blocking Hwy 12, so use extra caution if headed in that direction.

Historic Nuclear deal with Iran

   President Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry, in cooperation with a world panel, have earned yet another feather in the administrations cap; that of reaching a deal with Iran.