Thursday, October 29, 2015

National Cat Day

One of our favorite cat photos!
   Mad Money's Jim Cramer (a total cat lover) reminded everyone that today is National Cat Day.

   Now the most popular pet in America, they deserve to be celebrated.

Walgreens buying Rite Aid

   Looks like one of our local drug store chains will be changing its name again. Yesterday it was announced that Walgreens is buying out Rite Aid.

  What was once Thrifty Drugs and the other Long's Drugs have already been through this change at least once to Rite Aid and CVS.

Want to join the Calaveras KKK Project?

Picnics and BBQ's planned
for the whole family!
Join before its too late!
   Better hurry!  We've been told membership is limited in the now-forming Calaveras KKK Project club.

   This is a warm, friendly family oriented club with only the best intentions for the best people in Calaveras County to be involved.  You know who to see to join!

Another Shooting in Calaveras County

   According to the Calaveras Sheriff's Office, on October 29, 2015 around 6:25 AM they were called to a residence on the 10000 block of MJB Ranch Road off Pool Station Road between Copperopolis and San Andreas, for

Country singer Carrie Underwood coming to Stockton

   As part of her Storyteller tour, superstar country singer Carrie Underwood will be appearing at the Stockton Arena on April 12, 2016.

   Tickets go on sale on November 6, 2015. Eastin Corben and The Swon Brothers will be touring with her.

William Tod Scott of Mountain Ranch

   William Tod Scott passed away on Tuesday October 13, 2015 at Mark Twain Medical Center surrounded by his loving family. He was 86.

Blue Lake Springs and CCWD make agreement

   Ever since this drought began, Blue Lake Springs Water District has had problems serving water to its over 2000 residential connections in Arnold.  Despite attempts to drill new wells, this year residents were not allowed to water outdoors at all, due to a lack of water.

   According to CCWD, the two water districts have come to an agreement to provide a supplemental water supply to the subdivision.  This is after many months of
negotiation.

Bruce Jerry Douglas of Dorrington

    Bruce Jerry Douglas passed away at his home in Dorrington on October 21, 2015, surrounded by family and friends.

Leftover pumpkin "for the birds!"

If you live in bear country, you
might want to bring it inside
at night! They are hungry and
a pumpkin would smell great!
   The morning after Halloween, do you just throw out your pumpkin. Let's rethink that idea.

   The Audubon Society says it can be made into a real feast for the local birds. Just cut it in half, as shown; make sure the seeds are scooped out (too big for most birds); insert sticks or small branches into the pumpkin to create perches; knot two ends of light rope or twine together and tack to the bottom of your pumpkin; hang it over a strong branch and enjoy the birds.

Injured deer on Hwy 4 in Arnold--Deer warnings!

We live in deer country, so
slow down and put warning
whistles on your vehicles.
   October 29, 2015 at 9:35 AM: A car has reportedly hit a deer and left in injured on Hwy 4 at Lakemont Drive in Arnold.

   CHP has been notified and is en route to the scene. Do you have deer warning whistles on your bumpers? They can help save you and the deer from a tragedy like this.

Car goes through fence in Linden

   October 29, 2015 at 9:30 AM:  A tow truck is en route to the scene of a Silver Subaru that went off Escalon Bellota Road at Hwy 26 near Linden.

   No injuries were reported, but use caution in the area until cleared.

Good Republican debate quotes--Bush an AM no-show

   At last night's CNBC Republican Presidential debate,  Donald Trump got a few points with Italians when he stated his weakness was that he NEVER forgives those who wrong him once. We consider

Calaveras COG meets next week

   The Calaveras COG, which is mired in corruption and controversy regarding their improper treatment of anyone who applies or even questions to apply to sit on the Council, will meet November 4, 2015 at 6 PM.

   On the agenda is AGAIN to request for applications or recruitment to sit on the COG with a deadline of November 20, 2014??????? Now that will discourage applicants!

McClintock voted for Ryan

   It was a surprise to us that earlier this morning Representative Tom McClintock, who represents Calaveras County Tea Party in the House, voted for

Largest Bull Elephant killed

Sold to the highest bidder!!!
   On October 8, 2015, the day after the Zimbabwe government announced it would not be charging the dentist who killed Cecil the lion, they took $60,000 from a German CEO and allowed him to kills the largest bull elephant seen in decades.