Thursday, January 14, 2016

Calaveras County will accept outside Sheriff applicants

   At the Calaveras Board of Supervisors meeting on January 12, 2016 direction was given to staff of Human Resources to allow applicants from outside the Sheriff's Office to apply for the position of

Traffic collision in Bear Valley

   January 14, 2016 at 3:50 PM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Hwy 4 at Bear Valley Road in Bear Valley.

   It isn't known if there are any injuries. CHP has been dispatched to the scene. Be careful if in that area.

Motorhome stuck on Old Priest Grade

  January 16, 2016 at 3:45 PM:  A motorhome is reportedly stuck on Old Priest Grade not far from Groveland.

   CHP and a tow truck are en route to the scene. Use extra caution if headed that way.

Car vs tree in Glencoe area

   January 14, 2016 at 12:50 PM:  A car reportedly hit a tree at Hwy 26 and Deardorf Road in the Glencoe area.

   No injuries were indicated, but be cautious if headed that way.

Four vehicle crash in San Andreas

   January 14, 2016 at 11:30 AM:  Two vehicles are in the ditch and four vehicles were involved in a crash at Hwy 12 and Hwy 49 in San Andreas.

   CHP is at the scene. Use caution if in that area. No injuries were indicated. One pickup was apparently pulling a trailer. One witness thought one driver was driving recklessly.

Calaveras Developer given million dollar GIFT by Tea Potty three

"We can't get up yet. We have
more to dump on residents
of Calaveras County!!"
   At the Calaveras Supervisors meeting on Tuesday January 12, 2016 the big developer in Valley Springs, Ryan Voorhees, was given a special gift by Supervisor (Freaky Pastor) Edson,

Pickup stuck in snowbank

   January 14, 2016 at 9:30 AM: A yellow pickup has reportedly run off Hwy 4 and stuck in a snow bank near Meko Drive above Arnold.

   CHP and a tow truck are en route to the scene. Be cautious if headed that way.

Large dog on Pool Station Road

   January 14, 2016 at 9:15 AM:  CHP was called to report a large dog on Pool Station Road creating a traffic hazard, that seems to run on the roadway daily.

   Animal control has been dispatched to the scene. If your dog is loose, you better go find him or you'll be bailing him out.

Harry Potter actor dies

   Alan Rickman, who played dark arts professor in the "Harry Potter" movies, has died from Pancreatic Cancer. He was 69.

   In many movies over the years, he was nearly always cast as the bad guy.


Three Powerball winners: One in California

  Last night the Powerball Jackpot was won by three people in three different states.

   One in Tennessee, one in Florida and one in the LA suburb of Chino Hills. No one has come forward to claim the money yet.

T Sisters come to Bret Harte Theater

  The Calaveras Arts Ovations series presents The T Sisters on Sunday January 31, 2016 at the Bret Harte Theater in Angels Camp.

   The show begins at 3 PM. You can make reservations by calling 754-1774.


Everett Singleton

   Everett Jerome Francis-Singleton died on Sunday, January 10, 2016 in Calaveras County from his battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 72.

   Francis-Singleton was born on