Wednesday, March 16, 2016

A Bush for Cruz

   Early this morning Neil Bush, one of the six children of George and Barbara Bush and brother of George and Jeb, was interviewed.

   He is on the Finance Committee for Ted Cruz. He says he does not fall in line with his parents or brothers; he is an individual thinker.

Overturned car on Hwy 49

   UPDATE at 3:10 PM:  Traffic is backed up and the tow truck is stuck in it. Avoid the area if possible.

    March 16, 2016 at 2:50 PM:  A car has overturned

Save Mart donates $5000 to CCF

   The Save Mart in Angels Camp has donated $5000 to the Calaveras Community Foundation training fund.

   This money goes to scholarships to help high school grads in their field of study.

Student injured in bus collision

   March 16, 2016 at 3:10 PM:  A student received minor injuries when he bumped his head in a traffic collision on Wilma Avenue in Ripon.

   This incident occurred right in front of Ripon PD.  Be cautious if in the area.

Disney announces 5th "Indiana Jones" movie

   Harrison Ford and Steven Spielberg are again teaming up for Disney's 5th installment of the popular "Indiana Jone" adventure movie.

   Haven't heard how much money they've been offered, but it's probably plenty.

Car ends up in San Joaquin River

   March 16, 2016 at 12:30 PM:  A car has driven into the San Joaquin River at Jennings Road and Main Avenue in Patterson.

  Three CHP and an ambulance are en route to the scene.

Calaveras Supervisors Firing WHO????

   On March 17, 2016 at 9 AM the Calaveras Supervisors are holding a Special Meeting in the chambers in San Andreas.

   The Closed Session item is the only thing on the agenda.  It states Public Employee Discipline/

Modesto Fire vehicle involved in crash

   March 16, 2016 at 12:15 PM:  A Modesto Fire Department vehicle was involved in a vehicle crash at McHenry and River Road in Escalon.

   No injuries were reported.  CHP is at the scene.

Jaycee Dugard lawsuit thrown out??

This is a Dugard family
photo from back when
she was first kidnapped.

   The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals yesterday denied Jaycee Dugard the right to sue the State of California.

   Dugards lawyer had charged that the state was responsible for Dugards kidnapping and being held for 18 years in the Garrido backyard compound. She was finally freed.


Semi vs Mitsubishi in Tuolumne

   March 16, 2016 at 10:40 AM:  A red Mitsubishi Meraz and a Freightliner semi collided at Carter Street and Cemetery Lane in Tuolumne.

   Fortunately, no injuries have been indicated.  CHP is at the scene.

March LAFCo meeting cancelled

    We just received notification that the March 21, 2016 Calaveras Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCo) has been cancelled.

   The next  regular meeting will be April 18, 2016 at 6 PM in the Calaveras Supervisors chambers at 891 Mountain Ranch Road in San Andreas.

Cow out in Jenny Lind

    March 16, 2016 at 10 AM:  A cow has been reported out on Hwy 26 near Jenny Lind School.

   CHP is locating the owner.  Be cautious if in that area. We won't tell the TROLL if you don't.

US Political Parties NOT Democratic at all...

   In the biggest Democracy in the world, the political parties, both Republicans and Democrats, are NOT democratic at all.

   In fact, both parties are able to literally throw out the primary voters decision and pick the insider they choose.  The Republicans plan to do that to Trump!!

Traffic collision on Hwy 12

   March 16, 2016 at 6:55 AM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Hwy 12 and Tecklenberg Drive in Lodi.

   Three vehicles are involved, with one  driver attempting to  flee the scene. Emergency vehicles are responding, including CHP.

Dead deer on Hwy 26

    March 16, 2016 at 6:50 AM:  A dead deer has been reported at Vista Del Lago and Hwy 26 in the Rancho Calaveras area.

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