Friday, August 28, 2015

Calaveras Council of Governments meets

   On Wednesday, September 2, 2015 the Calaveras Council of Governments (CCOG) will meet at 6:30 PM in the Calaveras Board of Supervisors Chambers in San Andreas.

   On the agenda is discussing strategy for the Hwy 4 Wagon Trail Project between Copperopolis and Angels Camp.

Pickup and Freightliner collide in Hickman

   August 28, 2015 at 2:40 PM:  A pickup and a Freightliner collided on Montpelier and Dallas, on the bridge in Hickman.

   CHP is en route to the scene. No injuries have been indicated, but be extra cautious in the area.

Car vs tractor in Lathrop

   August 28, 2015 at 1:05 PM:  A car has reportedly struck a tractor at Howard Road and Undine Road in the Lathrop area.

   CHP is at the scene. No injuries were indicated.

Traffic collision in Pine Grove

   August 28, 2015 at 1 PM:  A traffic collision has been reported at Ridge Road and Sandar Road in Pine Grove.

   No injuries have been indicated. Use extra caution if in that area.

Karly Kane running Dogtown Road digup??

    We just received a notice that you are required to attend a Calaveras COG (Council of Government) meeting where Karlee Kane is making the decisions, along with Dave Hanham of the Angels Camp City Council, of where to move and what to do with obstinate property owners

Warning to drinkers!!

   The Angels Camp Police Department, in coordination with the Sonora Police Department, will be conducting a joint Sobriety/Drivers License checkpoint on Saturday, September 5, 2015.

   The location of the checkpoint will not be disclosed. If you witness any impaired driver, call 911 to report them. You may get a reward.

House fire in Modesto

     UPDATE at 11:45 AM:  Apparently this fire was caused by some burnt food in the kitchen, back of the house.  Fire is extinguished.

David Duke endorses TRUMP

   David Duke, the one-time leader of the Ku Klux Klan, has now endorsed Donald Trump for President.

   That pretty much says everything about he and his followers, doesn't it?

Letter to the Editor: Destruction of Altaville

   Dear City of Angels Camp officials, Councilmembers, Planning Commissioners:

   Your continuation of the destructive element to harm business along Hwy 49, along with the poor

Fire in Mountain Ranch

     Residents in Mountain Ranch got quite a scare late yesterday, August 27, 2015 when around 4:35 PM Cal Fire responded to a report of a fire in the 6000 block of Swiss Ranch Road.

   Many engine crews, along with a copter

Traffic Collision in Copperopolis

   August 28, 2015 at 9:35 AM:  A traffic collision was reported at Black Creek Drive and Copper Cove Drive in Copperopolis.

   There were no occupants in or around the vehicle reported. It isn't known if there are injuries.

MIrror, Mirror on the Wall....Who's the most devastating predator of all?

How brave to kill an innocent
animal like this young buck.
A sport, or cowardly and weak??
    This is a question that was asked in the journal "Science"  in a recent study that was just released.

   Of course, the answer to that question was one most of us already knew.  HUMANS are the devastating super-predators, per the study, and are altering the very existence of earth.

Look out, Jim Cramer!!

   The rights of journalists, reporters and publications in the US to print what we think, our opinion of elected officials, the economy or public policy isn't going over well in China.

   A journalist who

Major injuries in Lodi crash

   August 28, 2015 at 8:15 AM:  A car that hit a tree resulted in major injuries for at least one victim at Peltier Road and Davis Road in Lodi.

   The ambulance has taken the injured person to a hospital. A tow truck is now clearing the wreckage.

"Wizard of LIes" casts DeNiro

   HBO is filming the movie "Wizard of Lies" about Bernie Madoff and is casting some of the best.

   Robert DeNiro will play Bernie and Michelle Pfeiffer will play his wife, Ruth Madoff. That's pretty good casting, don't you think?

KIngs Canyon National Park Closed to Camping and Hunting

   As of this morning, August 28, 2015 the Rough Fire, located in the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Forests has burned over 60,000 acres.

   Containment is