Friday, February 12, 2016

Are Calaveras judges 'clean' or Kuntz'd???

   We have received multiple reports that some judges in Calaveras County are very questionable in their judgment and rulings.  Corruption regarding District 3 is especially suspected, where Tea Party Supervisor Oliveira is a total Kuntzite.

   Any judge who was supported by Sheriff Kuntz is especially receiving of scrutiny. We hear of search warrants and poor judgments that Kuntz' favorite deputies wanted are not even questioned.

Teen girls dead in Phoenix suburb school shooting

   A shooting at a high school in a Phoenix, Arizona suburb was reported this morning.

   Two 15 year old girls are apparently dead of wounds received. As usual, the school is on lockdown, an investigation ongoing. 

   We need more guns, NRA!!

CCWD giving away land on Sandy Gulch in Wilseyville?

   On the CCWD (Calaveras County Water District) agenda for Wednesday February 17, 2016 at 9 AM is declaring 20 Sandy Gulch Lane in Wilseyville as surplus.

   Who they plan to give it to is not indicated on the agenda. When we find out, we will let our readers know. Usually when this happens, some non-profit who supported the Director for that district gets the land for $1 a year.

Large hole on Hwy 120 in Ripon

   February 12, 2016 at 10:25 AM:  A large hole has reportedly opened up on Hwy 120 at Murphy Road in Ripon.

   CHP is en route and Caltrans has been notified. Be careful if in that area.

Pebble Beach Pro-Am has perfect weather

   This week, February 11-15, 2016 the Pebble Beach Pro-Am Golf Tournament is enjoying just about perfect weather.

    Among the pros are celebrities like Carson Daly, Ray Romano, Toby Keith, Larry the Cable Guy and Justin Timberlake.

Raiders staying in Oakland for 1 year

   In case you haven't heard, the Oakland Raiders signed a one-year contract for the Coliseum in Oakland, while they decide where to go.

   For fans, this is a hopeful sign that perhaps a new stadium may be possible in the Oakland area. We'll see.

Honda off Hwy 49

   UPDATE:  Fortunately, injuries in this collision were minor.

  February 12, 2016 at 10 AM:  A green Honda reportedly

In the midst of all the racist, hateful tones of some candidates....

...and elected officials, we thought we should mention that
today February 12 is Abraham Lincoln's Birthday.
 We need you Abe!

Hit and run suspect pursued in Ceres

   February 12, 2016 at 8:40 AM:  An apparent hit and run suspect near Crows Landing Road and Imperial Avenue in the Ceres area in now being pursued by three CHP units.

   Reportedly the suspect removed his shirt after the traffic collision involving a Honda Civic. An ambulance and fire personnel are also enroute to the location.

Truck in canal in Merced

   February 12, 2016 at 8:35 AM:  A blue work truck is reportedly in the canal at Dickenson Ferry Road and Thornton Road in Merced.

   The driver is apparently trying to get out of about 3' of water. CHP is en route to the scene.

President Obama names 1.8 million acres monuments in California

   This morning President Obama has named three new monuments in the desert areas of California as monuments.

   It will protect 1.8 million acres of desert land from development. They are Sand to Snow, Mojave Trails and Castle Mountains National Monuments.

Colllision in Double Springs

   February 12, 2016 at 8:10 AM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Double Springs Road and Hwy 12 in Double Springs, near the Toyon Middle School.

   Two vehicles are apparently blocking the roadway. CHP is en route to the scene. No injuries have been indicated. Be careful if in that area.

Clinton vs. Sanders debate

   The debate that took place in Wisconsin last night between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders was very interesting, and slightly different from the last one. At this point voter are looking for someone calm and able to handle adversity well.

   In this debate you could see that Clinton was the one who looked much more Presidential, even when Sanders tried to insult her.  Sanders, on the other hand, was easily riled and waving his hands about, making faces. 

Animal hazard in Copperopolis

   February 12, 2016 at 7:55 AM:  An animal hazard has been reported at Moccasin and Arrowhead in Copperopolis.

   It isn't clear what type of animal, but CHP is en route to the area. Be cautious if headed that way.

Marijuana Workshop in Angels Camp

   On Tuesday February 16, 2016 at 6 PM there will be a workshop on options for ordinances regarding marijuana cultivation and sales in the City of Angels Camp.

   It will be led by City Attorney Derek Cole, and one option is to accept the California State regulations when they are finally adopted.

Drive Sober this Presidents Day weekend

   Several law enforcement groups are planning sobriety checkpoints this holiday weekend.

   If you are planning a trip, drive carefully and only drive when you are completely sober.