Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Singer songwriters coming to Bret Harte Theater

   On Sunday April 3, 2016 Gary Alegretto and Ian Espinoza will perform at the Bret Harte Theater  at 2 PM.

     Presented by the Calaveras Arts Council, tickets are $25 for adults and $10 for children. Call 754-1774 for reservations.


Three car crash in Patterson

   March 23, 2016 at 2:50 PM:  A three car crash has been reported at Main Avenue and Jennings Road in Patterson.

    CHP is at the scene.  Minor injuries have been indicated. Be cautious if in the area.

Mommy Bush says: "Jebbie, you have to help 'ESTABLISHMENT' now!"

   After Mommy Bush told Jebbie he has no choice, Jeb endorsed Ted Cruz, cause she warned him he could be blacklisted in Maine if he didn't.

   The Bushes have always been just a support the "ESTABLISHMENT" as is. No changes! Don't let those now in power in the Republican Party lose their power. So, Jebbie did as he was told.

Big rig and car collide in Jamestown

   March 23, 2016 at 2:30 PM:  A big rig and a BMW have collided at Hwy 108 and Obyrnes Ferry Road in Jamestown.

   No injuries were indicated. A tow truck is en route to the scene.


CalFire gets giant 747 fire plane--too late for Calaveras Butte Fire vicitms

   Now that Calaveras County has been burnt alive, CalFire has decided that fighting fires from the air is the only way to succeed.

  In fact, they just received a 747 fire retardant plane, which is now at McClellan Air Force Base in Sacramento.  Most of us could have told them before the Butte Fire that the only way to put out a fire early is from the AIR, and immediately!!

Car rear-ended by big rig in Lodi

   March 23, 2016 at 1:20 PM:  A big rig reportedly rear-ended a car on Hwy 99 at the Hwy 12 exit in Lodi.

   No injuries have been indicated. A tow truck is en route to the scene.

"Boaty McBoatface" is heading out

Meet "Boaty"
   The  Natural Environmental Research Council in Britain decided to get the public involved in supporting the $247 million research vessel they wanted.

   So they let the public nominate and vote for the winner. Now they are extremely embarrassed that the new name chosen is "Boaty McBoatface". Hilarious!

Traffic collision in Wilseyville

   March 23, 2016 at 1:15 PM:  A traffic collision has been reported at Railroad Flat Road and Blue Mountain Road in  Wilseyville.

   No injuries were indicated, but the roadway is blocked, so traffic control is being set up. Be cautious if headed that way. Two pickups were involved; one pulling a trailer.

Cows on Hwy 49

   March 23, 2016 at 8:45 AM:  Cows have been reported on Hwy 49 in Carson Hill.

   Be extra cautious until CHP can notify the owner. And don't tell the TROLL!!

Tractor ends up in Lodi Lake

Lodi Police photo
   When an attempt to steal a front loader tractor failed, thieves drove it into Lodi Lake.

   A crane was required to pull it out, per Lodi Police. The thieves have not yet been caught.

Permits to collect in Stanislaus National Forest

   Per the district office in Sonora, the Stanislaus National Forest is accepting applications for permits to collect pine cones, needles, and other forest products.

  You can also apply for downed wood at $25 per cord. Call 532-3671 for more information or go to your local USFS office.

The Romantic Adventures of Ditzy Water Bird and Fry'ed Frog

"I ribbit agree with you, Ditz, that
those Supes should keep racists!
They've been swimming in the
swamps with us too long!"
"Okay Fry'edie baby love.
Besides tweet, the most
important thing is that
we don't get thrown off
all those committees, huh?"

Sarah Palin gets TV show

   Looks like Sarah Palin is getting what she wants. She just signed a deal to do a reality show pilot.

   Warm Springs Productions, who do shows for the NRA and other outdoor productions, says the 'mama grizzly' is a natural for their type of show. Plans are to begin airing in 2017.