Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Robert "Bob" Waid of Angels Camp

   Bob Waid of Angels Camp, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday March 13, 2016.

   Born in Stockton on December 4, 1948, he was raised in Angels Camp

Trump Wins, Clinton Wins, Rubio drops out!!

   After what has been called Super Tuesday 2, Trump won Florida, causing Marco Rubio to drop out.

     Cruz hasn't won anything. Kasich won his state of Ohio. Clinton won Florida, North Carolina and Ohio.

Motorcycle down on Hwy 41

  March 15, 2016 at 12 Noon:  A motorcycle has reportedly crashed off Hwy 41 at Yosemite Springs Parkway in the Coarsegold area.

  It is not visible from the roadway. Emergency units are responding to the scene.

Calaveras Arts Council offers scholarships

   The Calaveras Arts Council in San Andreas is offering scholarship for training or education in artistic interests.

   The are available to high school seniors or above:

Gravel truck losing gravel on Hwy 88

   March 15, 2016 at 10:50 AM:  A big rig gravel truck is losing gravel on Hwy 88 at Ridge Road in Jackson.

   CHP is en route to locate and stop the truck. Be cautious if in the area.

OP-ED: What you can do for your country

  by George Radanovich

   In his January 20, 1961 inaugural address, President John F. Kennedy gave what historian Thurston Clarke describe as a speech "....acknowledged to have been the greatest oration of any twentieth-century politician."

   It included the infamous line "Ask not

Cow laying on roadway in Coulterville

   March 15, 2016 at 10:20 AM:  A cow has been reported laying on Penon Blanco Road near Granite Springs Road in Coulterville.

   Person reporting wants someone to check if it has been injured by a car.  CHP is en route to the scene.

Calaveras Fish and Game headed by Bill Magladry????

   After reviewing the Calaveras Supervisors agenda for January 12, 2016 page of Bill Magladry of Valley Springs, we are shocked to learn that he is the chair of the Calaveras Fish and Game Commission and Treasurer??? of local Rotary?? Look at his Facebook page. Racism

Calaveras Fish and Game are killers??

   At the Calaveras Board of Supervisors meeting on January 12, 2016 the Calaveras Fish and Game Commission (Supervisor appointees) and led by Bill Magladry

Fatal collision in Acampo

   March 15, 2016 at 7:25 AM:  A traffic collision reported on Trethaway Drive in Acampo has resulted in a fatality after a driver crashed into a yard and brought down power lines.

  Power is out in the area. The coroner is responding to the scene. Avoid the area if possible.

Bobtail blocking Jack Tone Road

   March 15, 2016 at 7:20 AM:  A bobtail is reportedly blocking Jack Tone Road and the driver has a broken arm after a collision near Mariposa in Stockton.

    CHP and an ambulance are en route to the scene. Be extra cautious if in that area.

Car runs over dead end street in Valley Springs

  UPDATE:  Fortunately no injuries were indicated in this crash.

Car vs Pole on Hwy 4

   March 15, 2016 at 5:35 AM:  A solo vehicle collision has been reported on Hwy 4 near Jack Tone Road below Farmington.

   A car hit a PG&E pole and lines are down in the roadway. An ambulance is en route to the scene.

Calaveras elected government on FIRE - Part 1

    In the past year the decay of our elected government in Calaveras County, which actually began with the election of Sheriff Kuntz, then Supervisor (BULLY) Edson, and finally Kearney and Oliveira, has destroyed any resemblance