Saturday, December 5, 2015

Jeff White calls it quits!!

   Calaveras County Building Department head Jeff White has announced he is leaving the county job, amidst the Butte Fire disaster.

   It did seem that White had some problems with the pressure he was under to handle the Butte Fire endless problems, which will continue for some time.  The Calaveras Supervisors are meeting in Closed Session on December 8, 2015 to discuss his replacement.

Robert Loggia dies

   Robert Loggia, who played the giant piano with Tom Hanks in "Big" has died. He was 85.

   Loggia received an Academy Award nomination for playing a detective, but also played gangsters like in "Scarface". He had been battling Alzheimers for 5 years.

Vehicle off roadway in Copperopolis

   December 5, 2015 at 10:15 AM:  A vehicle reportedly has run off Littlejohn Road near Ox Yoke Lane in Copperoplis and is over 100' down the embankment.

   Emergency personnel are en route to the scene. Be extra cautious if headed in that direction.

Colleen Smart of Murphys

   Colleen L. Smart, September 17, 1925- December 1, 2015

     Surrounded by several of her loving family members, Colleen L. Smart passed away peacefully on December 1, 2015 following a brief illness.

CCWD on Conflict of Interest, Purchasing and Lobbyist

   On December 9, 2015 at 9 AM the Calaveras County Water District Board of Directors, who all property owners pay taxes to, will meet at their San Andreas office.

   On the agenda is Conflict of Interest, Purchasing and their federal Lobbyist. They will also approve their usual $1.4 million monthly expenses.

Injured deer in Copperopolis

   December 5, 2015 at 8:30 AM:  An injured deer has been reported on Littlejohn road near Bow Drive in Copperopolis.

   Use extra caution if in that area until CHP arrives.