Friday, April 15, 2016

Glenda Jean Hampton of Murphys

   Glenda Jean Hampton, age 76, of Murphys, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday April 12, 2016, surrounded by her loving family.

Tow truck and Mercedes collision

   April 15, 2016 at 4:15 PM:  A tow truck and a silver Mercedes have reportedly collided on northbound Hwy 99 at Austin Road in Ripon.

   CHP is en route to the scene. No injuries have been indicated. The are now in the center divide.

Phillip Wiebe of Calaveras County

    Phillip Wiebe passed away after a long illness on April 5, 2016.

    He is survived by

Large white dog on Hwy 16

   April 15, 2016 at 3:25 PM:  A large white dog has been reported on Hwy 16 and Willow Creek Road in Ione.

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

Wow! Rhododendrun just about to bloom!

This one's in Ebbetts Pass.

Hee Haw!! I'm hongry!!!

Cmon Cliff! Lets go get us some food!
So happy now! Got asphalt, free stuff for
developer, kept racist, and screwed
up the cannabis ordinance.

Caltrans truck struck on Hwy 99

   April 15, 2016  at 12:45 PM:  A Caltrans has reportedly been struck from behind on Hwy 99 near Collier Road in Acampo.

  CHP is en route. It isn't known if there are any injuries. Be cautious in that area.

Oliveira: Look out...cause i bite!!

I'm head RAT in Calaveras and my buddies
Edson and Kearney are right behind me!!

Car hits fence on Liberty Road

   April 15, 2016 at 1:15 PM:  A car left Liberty Road and reportedly hit a fence near Hwy 88 in Lockeford.

    CHP is en route to the scene. No injuries were indicated.

Injured pedestrians in Ceres

   April 15, 2016 at 12:40 PM:  Two pedestrians are reported to possibly be injured in the center divide at Hwy 99 and Whitmore Avenue in Ceres.

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

Traffic collision in Valley Springs

   April 14, 2016 at 11:40 AM:  A traffic collision has been reported between a green van and a maroon car at the 4-way stop at Hwy 12 and Hwy 26 in Valley Springs.

   Emergency personnel are en route to the scene. Avoid the area if possible.

Caltrans placing 'rumble strips' on Hwy 12 and Hwy 26

   Rumble strips are the little bumps that alert a driver when they stray out of their lane. They are an important safety

Why is Calaveras Supervisor video edited??

Did Edson adjourn
for prayers for women
who he calls evil, before
the meeting even
started Tuesday???
   The Calaveras County Counsel and Administrative Officer looked exhausted at the end of the Board of Supervisor meeting on Tuesday April 12, 2016.  Then we noticed that the video has been edited.

   The looks of frustration

Diana Ross injured in car crash

   Diana Ross was apparently injured yesterday when the limo she was riding in was hit by a car that ran a red light in Pennsylvania.

   Ross was taken to a hospital with head and neck pain. She had been on her way to a concert.

"See you later, little duckies"

    On the Sacramento Metro Fire's Facebook page is a short video of  these 12, yes 12 baby ducklings, who were rescued on a busy roadway.

  A Sacramento fireman loaded them all in a box and took them to a nearby park and turned them loose, saying "see you later, little duckies" as they took off behind their mother. So cute!

Grandson suspected in 87 year old Stockton mans death

Richard Robinson
   Richard Robinson, a 25 year old, was picked up in Sacramento as a suspect in a murder behind a Denneys on Howe Ave.

   When they checked his vehicle, they found it was the one owned

Sheep stealer in Wallace?

   On April 14, 2016 a caller on Camanche Parkway South in Wallace reported that someone had stolen sheep.

   The Calaveras Sheriff's Office took no report. Were they just 'lost sheep'?

Twisted Oak Winery concerts

   On Saturday, May 14, 2016 the first of the summer series of concerts is scheduled at Twisted Oak Winery, just outside Angels Camp.

   The Dust Bowl Revival will perform swing, hot jazz and Pre-war blues. Go to for tickets.

Talk about bad neighbors at Calaveras Supervisors meeting

   On April 12, 2016 the Calaveras Supervisors had a few hundred 'visitors', some who are cultivators of cannabis and some who don't want them for neighbors.

   After a couple of people, one a religious extremist, spoke about being afraid and that they are not the kind of neighbors they want, a gentleman told the truth

Small children on Hwy 88

   April 15, 2016 at 8:20 AM:  Two small children have been reported walking on Hwy 88 near Omo Ranch Road in Pioneer.

   Use caution until CHP can arrive on scene.