Saturday, February 20, 2016

US Forest Service burning in Tuolumne County

   The US Forest Service has announced that they are doing prescribed burns in the Stanislaus National Forest around the Mi-Wok Ranger District.

   Smoke may be visible from Hwy 108. The burn begins on February 22, 2016 and will continue for several days.

Incompetent Chair (Freaky Pastor) Edson BULLIES through RCD on VOTERS!!

   Refusing to even allow an audit on HIS personal love of the Resource Conservation District, Calaveras Supervisor Edson again BULLIED his way to pass the worst piece of legislation Calaveras County has ever seen.

   The Resource Conservation District (RCD)

District Attorney Barbara Yook harshly criticized in Calaveras County

    It seems that the current Calaveras County District Attorney Yook has been criticized from many areas in Calaveras County due to poor judgment, bias, favoritism, and abuse to women victims.

   She is running again to be Calaveras County District Attorney for another 4 years. Will anything change now that her husbands close friend Gary Kuntz has died.  Sadly, her severe conflict of interest affected her judgment in many cases in the past.

Dog hit by car in Burson

   On February 20, 2016 a dog was hit and reportedly injured by a car in the Ospital Road area of Burson.

   A Calaveras Sheriff's deputy is taking the dog to the Angels Camp Vet where they have a 24 hour emergency care facility because Animal Services is apparently not available. 

   Thank you, deputy.

Jackson City Council meets February 22, 2016

   On February 22, 2016 at 7 PM the Jackson (Amador County) City Council will hold their regular meeting on Broadway in Jackson.

   On the agenda is appointment of a new Planning Director and the Sutter Street Water Line replacement.

Betty Wheeler of San Andreas

   Betty Lucille (Rhodes) Wheeler was born on August 23, 1932 in Marquand, Missouri to David Ross Rhodes and Besssie Leila (Smith) Rhodes, the youngest of 10 siblings.

   She passed away on

Moke Hill Music coming to Bret Harte

   On February 28, 2016 the Calaveras Arts Council will present the Moke Hill Music Festival Ensemble at the Bret Harte Theater in Angels Camp.

    The performance will be from 3 PM to 5 PM and adult tickets are $25 and children are $10.

San Andreas man arrested twice in one day: UPDATE

   UPDATE:  We are re-running this report to be fair to Mr. Townsend, who has written a comment regarding the Calaveras County Sheriff's Office, at that time run by Sheriff Gary Kuntz.

   Wayne Eric Townsend, (51) of San Andreas was arrested the first time on December 29, 2013 by Calaveras Sheriff deputies at the Sierra Super Stop in San Andreas for alleged Disorderly conduct