Monday, October 26, 2015

Doug Ose: "Have to screw something up! Just face it and move on!"

   The Gibson Ranch co-partner Doug Ose, scrambled for reasons why people who attended a concert Saturday night in Elverta, spent 3 hours jammed in the parking lot when it was over. Apparently there

Two semis and a small car collide on Hwy 120

   October 26, 2015 at 3 PM:  Traffic is backed up to I-5 due to a traffic collision involving two semis and a small car at Hwy 120 eastbound and Hwy 99 in Manteca.

   Even the two truck is having trouble reaching the collision. An ambulance is also en route to the scene. Avoid the area if possible until cleared.

University of Mississippi ('Ol Miss) removes confederate flag

   After a vote of the student council, the University of Mississippi is removing the flag with the Confederate symbol from their flagpole.

   This is just one more step in what is slowly becoming a realization that racism is infectious, like a disease, and must be wiped out across the country.

Motorcycle crash in Bridgeport

   October 26, 2015 at 1 PM:  A motorcycle has reportedly crashed at Old Hiway and Totokon Road in the Bridgeport area.

   An ambulance and other emergency personnel are en route. Avoid the area if possible until an ambulance has cleared the injured.

Did you know.....its a felony to....

   If you have a weapon concealed, even with a carry permit, did you know it is a FELONY to expose it in a public place?  This is scary!!

   Why then, has a PTSD been allowed not only to have an illegal carry permit, but to expose the gun in public and NOT be charged?  What kind of Sheriff do we have, anyway???

Michael Preston and Karen Strohmeyer in charge of Oliveira still??

   Over the weekend we were told that the rumor has been getting around District 3 in Calaveras County that Michael Preston, (everyone knows what he did) and Karen

West Point man arrested for alleged Firearms-TAZED!

  UPDATE:  Per CHP on October 25, 2015 at approximately 5:03 PM Officer J. Wion (ID 20713) was traveling southbound on Bummerville Road, south of Winton Road in West Point) when he attempted to make a stop on a vehicle

Calaveras Supervisor Oliveira says racists rule D3?

   In what has been a third hand report, the Sentinel has been told that Calaveras District 3 Supervisor Oliveira says "Racists rule" in his district. Some things
we can't even print here.

   In fact, we have it on good anonymous authority that "Racists who threaten the President" are Oliveiras' favorites to rule everything that happens to residents in Ebbetts Pass. Whoa!!!

  In fact several people in D3 have told us that one "special racist" has been contacting respectable people on behalf of Oliveira. Shocked yet?

Child stuck in swing in Atwater

   October 26, 2015 at 10:30 AM:  A child has been reported stuck in a swing at a park at Bridgewater and Juniper in Atwater.

   Emergency crews are en route to the scene at Joan Faull Park.

Fire department called to Rock Creek Landfill

   October 26, 2015 at 10:10 AM:  The fire department has been dispatched to the Rock Creek Landfill in Milton for a rescue due to a HAZMAT problem.

   They have been told to meet the Calaveras Sheriff at the entrance first. No other details have been provided. We believe this is where the "poison" ash from the Butte Fire is being hauled.

Thunderbird blocking Parrotts Ferry Road

   October 26, 2015 at 10 AM:  A Ford Thunderbird has been reported blocking Parrotts Ferry Road at Sawmill Flat Road in Columbia.

   The car apparently broke down. A tow truck is en route but traffic is back up so be cautious in that area.

Letter to the Editor: Guns or Dogs?

   Dear Editor:

   Some time this week I think its channel 10 that is airing a special on family protection of your family and property. 

   Because we too, fear our dangerous neighbor,

Calaveras Supervisors giving themselves another raise!

   If they finish their prayers at the Tuesday October 27, 2015 Board meeting, the Calaveras Supervisors will hold a Closed Session to work out how to give themselves yet another raise in pay.

   Although we do understand why they love their jobs (little work for much pay), we can't find one person who truly believes these five deserve a raise in pay, or even deserve what they get now.

Head-on crash on Hwy 120--Official CHP report

   We can't remember when 5 people died at one time in a traffic collision on any roadway in the Mother Lode area.

   CHP just released the official report