Friday, March 4, 2016

Traffic collision in Valley Springs

  According to CHP on March 3, 2016 around 3:30 PM Kenneth Reed (18) of Valley Springs was driving a 1998 Ford on Butler Lane near Heney Lane.

US Forest Service Advisory Committee

   The USFS Stanislaus is seeking members for its Tuolumne and Mariposa Resource Advisory Committee.

   Contact Ann Denton at 532-3671 x 332 for more information.

Cow out on Calaveritas Road

March 4, 2016 at 1:20 PM:  A cow has been reported out at Calaveritas Road and Mountain Ranch Road in San Andreas.

   Per CHP the owner has been notified and is en route to the area. Be careful until it is rounded up.

How now 2 brown cows!

   March 4, 2016 at 12:20 PM:  Two brown cows have been reported on Conner Drive near Harding Road in Rancho Calaveras.

   Be extra cautious in that area until they can be rounded up.

Collision in Pine Grove

   March 4, 2016 at 12:10 PM:  A collision has been reported at Ridge Road and Climax Road in the Pine Grove area.

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

Overturned work van in Patterson

   March 4, 2016 at 11:55 AM:  A white work van has overturned on Del Puerto Canyon Road and Diablo Grande Parkway in Patterson.

    An ambulance is responding, along with a tow truck. It is not blocking the roadway per CHP.

Man jumping into traffic in Lodi

   March 4, 2016 at 11:25 AM:  A caller reported to CHP that a man is jumping in front of traffic at Jack Tone Road and Live Oak Road in the Lodi area.

   CHP is en route to the scene. Be extra cautious if in that area.

Letter to the Editor: I didn't believe it! KKK??

   UPDATE on March 6, 2016:  For some unknown reason comments on this letter have turned to Supervisor Oliveira's sexual fantasies and problems, which we will not be publishing.  Please stick to the subject.

Dear Editor:

   I've been reading the Sierra Sentinel since it was printed. I have to say I didn't really take seriously the articles about racism and violent threats

Hwy 99 now clear after 4 car crash

    March 4, 2016 at 9:30 AM:  CHP has just about cleared a four-car collision on Hwy 99 near Cherokee Road in the Lodi area.

   Slow down. The roadways are wet. Fortunately only minor injuries were indicated in this collision.

Car vs pedestrian in Hughson

   March 4, 2016 at 9:45 AM:  A car has reportedly struck a pedestrian at Geer Road and Santa Fe Road in Hughson.

   Per CHP injuries to the pedestrian were minor. Drive carefully out there. Sometimes people walking or riding bikes are hard to see.


Pickup runs off road in Pioneer

   March 4, 2016 at 8:15 AM:  A Chevy pickup has reportedly run off Red Corral Road at Bobbie Lane in Pioneer.

   An ambulance and tow truck have been dispatched to the scene. The truck is about 30' off the roadway.


Light rain today, more coming

Mewy happy for the rain to
wash away the smell of the
dirty racist Nazi cops.
   After a couple of weeks of drying out, we are getting rain in Calaveras County. Just light today, but more coming tomorrow and over the weekend.

   So take out your rain gear, spring showers are a good thing. We might even get more snow above 4000', which we need for summer.

Collision on Hwy 4

  UPDATE at 8 AM:  The roadway is now clear. Drive carefully. It's wet out there.

Republican primary down to size of ...... hands???

Trump announced that his....
hands ... are big enough!!!
   It became clear last night at the FOX Republican debate that the decision of who should be their nominee has come down to the size of their .....  hands?

   Marco Rubio can't stop talking about possible wet pants, the size of Trumps' .... hands and calling Trump 'big Donald'. Trump referred to Rubio as 'Little Marco'.

   Trump got the last word in every instance! Don't you just love seeing intelligent debates among first graders?

Murphys Irish Day

Coming March 19, 2016