Sunday, January 24, 2016

Volunteer deputies help with Copper Run

     On January 23, 2016 the Calaveras Sheriff Volunteer deputies provided traffic control during the Annual Copper run.

   This is the annual fundraising event for the Copperopolis Fire Department. There was a good turnout and the weather was cool and clear.

Broncos going to SuperBowl

   The Denver Broncos defense held on to win the game against the Patriots and head for Santa Clara and the SuperBowl.

   Peyton Manning, in what may be his final year of play for the NFL, will lead the Broncos against whoever wins the next game.

Forty illegally parked vehicles

   January 24, 2016 at 1:20 PM:  CHP just received a report that around 40 vehicles are illegally parked on Hwy 108 at Little Sweden.

   CHP is en route to the area. Be cautious if headed that way.

The General Grant...at night!

Photo by Christian Loya..one of the
Giant Sequoias, the
Sentinels of our California forests

Tree down on Hwy 26

January 24, 2016 at 7:50 AM:  A tree has been reported down on Hwy 26 at Flying Dove Lane in Glencoe.

   Be extra careful in that area until a crew can remove it.

Mudslide on Murphys Grade Road

   January 24, 2016 at 7:45 AM:  A mud and rock slide has been reported on the Murphys Grade Road, just outside Angels Camp.

   A county road crew is being dispatched to clean it up, but be careful in that area until it is completed.

Two escape from police, then call police for help

El Dorado County Sheriff
   Two men who were pulled over on Hwy 50 near Kyburz Friday night, ran into the forest, crossing the river to escape capture.

   Early Saturday morning, however, they called the El Dorado County Sheriff's Office for help.  They were freezing to death. Both men suffered from hypothermia and frostbite and were taken to a hospital for treatment, where they were arrested.

State of Jefferson in Calaveras County???

   As usual our Calaveras Supervisors had a long discussion about the Tea Potty's State of Jefferson bunch making a presentation in Calaveras County.

   They requested 3 hours at the Board of Supervisors. What difference does it make? Governor Brown would veto any idiotic idea like this anyway? Get a grip, Supervisors!!

Chain Control on Hwy 4

   January 24, 2016: Caltrans has posted chain control at Camp Connell on Hwy 4 in Calaveras County.

NFL Playoffs today

  On January 24, 2016 the Broncos face the Patriots at 12 Noon and the Cardinals face off against the Panthers at 3:30 PM.

   Winners play in the Super Bowl!