Monday, April 18, 2016

Letter to the Editor: Marijuana

   Dear Editor:

    I've been trying to keep up on what's happening with the marijuana industry (and that's what it is) in Calaveras, though it isn't easy.

   Talk around is that they

Peacock on Hwy 99

   April 18, 2016 at 7:30 PM:  A peacock has been reported trying to cross Hwy 99  near Morada Road in the Lodi area.

   CHP is en route. Animal control has been notified. Use caution if in the area and please....don't tell the TROLL!!

Donald Trump now says....

Trump does have a way
of turning things upside down!!
   Donald Trump now says if he wins the nomination of the party, he may well OUST Reince Priebus, the Republican leader.

   A spokesman came on TV to very nervously say that Priebus was elected by them and his term doesn't end until 2017.  If Priebus goes, so goes that spokesman!!

Prince William, Kate and Harry invite Obamas to dinner

   The Obamas are in Britain this week for a leaders conference and are having dinner at the royal palace.

   Prince William, Kate and Harry will entertain the Obamas at a special dinner.

Colliion in Pioneer

   April 18, 2016 at 3:10 PM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Hwy 88 and Red Corral Road in Pioneer.

   No injuries were indicated A tow truck was dispatched. One vehicle was a work truck.

Drowning vicitim found in Woodward Reservoir

    Around 6:30 PM on April 17, 2016 Stanislaus County Sheriff's deputies located the body of a drowning victim at Woodward Reservoir in Oakdale.

   It is the first drowning victim of the season. Always wear your life preserver when in deep water.

You have a "Neighbor from Hell" if....# 20

   We recently learned that there are actually neighbors who tell strangers to come and cut roses off YOUR property.

   One lady told us how hard she has worked and how much

Tie down your ladders!!

   April 18, 2016 at 11:15 AM:  There are currently two hazards at different places on Hwy 99 in the Stockton and Modesto area for ladders that fell off work vehicles and are now a hazard on the freeway.

   In the past couple of weeks we've noticed many incidents reported of ladders on roadways. Please be careful and tie down your ladders carefully before you leave your location.

County vehicle hits brick mailbox in Escalon

   April 18, 2016 at 11:10 AM:  A white Ford Taurus driven by a San Joaquin County employee has reportedly hit a brick mailbox on Lawrence Road in Escalon.

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

Clinton releaes video of Goldman Sachs speech

    Some say "well, finally" when Hillary Clinton released a video of a speech she gave at Goldman Sachs.

   You should see it! Go to Daily Kos Recommended and you can watch.  Everyone should watch it!!

Dog on Hwy 108

   April 18, 2016 at 10:40 AM:  A black and white dog has been reported running on Hwy 108 at the Hwy 120 intersection in Jamestown.

   Use extra caution until CHP can arrive onscene.

Burglaries in Calaveras County April 17, 2016

     The following burglaries were reported to the Calaveras Sheriff on April 17, 2016:

A burglary was reported by a resident on Ealey Road in Glencoe.  The Calaveras Sheriff's Office took a report.

   A burglary was reported

CHP Seeks Senior Volunteers

   The San Andreas Area office of the California Highway Patrol is seeking motivated individuals interested in giving back to their community through its Senior Volunteer Program.

   The program was

Those who passed away in Calaveras County April 2016

  Those who were reported as passed away between April 6, 2016 and April 11, 2016 are as follows:

    Dennis R. Mitchell passed away on April 6, 2016. He was 69.

    On April 11, 2016 Christopher Krier passed away at the age of 57.

Three car collision in Oakdale

   April 18, 2016 at 9:35 AM:  A three car collision has been reported at Hwy 108 and Willms Road in Oakdale.

  One car went up and over the embankment. No injuries were indicated. CHP is at the scene and a tow truck is en route to clear the roadway.

Arrest at San Andreas coffee shop

   According to the Calaveras Sheriff's Office on April 16, 2016 Michael Roger Lewis (34) of Valley Springs was arrested at the Day O Coffee on St Charles Street in San Andreas.

    Lewis was booked into the Calaveras County Jail for allegedly Bringing a Controlled Substance into the Jail, a felony.

  Lewis was also booked for 3 outstanding warrants for various offenses.

Big rig takes out light pole in Manteca

   April 18, 2016 at 8:20 AM:  A big rig took out a light pole on Hwy 120 and Main Street in Manteca.

   CHP is at the scene where the light pole is lying across the roadway. Avoid the area until Public Works can clear the lanes.

Marriage Licenses in Calaveras County April 9-15, 2016

  Those who applied for marriage licenses the 2nd week of April 2016 are:

   Nichole Jolene Silveria and

Car struck by milk tanker in Gustine

   April 18, 2016 at 5:30 PM:  A car that was stopped in the middle of Hwy 140 near the Santa Fe Grade Road in Gustine was struck by a 25,000 gal milk tanker truck.

   An ambulance and other emergency personnel are en route to the scene. Avoid the area if possible. Caltrans was notified that about 100' of guard rail is damaged.

It's Rattlesnake season

The rattlesnakes are now waking up
and will be out looking for food.
Watch where you step and keep
your pets close.