Thursday, April 21, 2016

This precious baby needs a home. She's
at the Calaveras Animal Shelter in San Andreas.
She is spayed and declawed and recently had
to be shaved for fur ball mats. She can only go
to an indoor only home.

Truck loses wheel, crashes on Hwy 49

   April 21, 2016 at 5:35 PM:  A truck apparently lost a wheel on Hwy 49 near the Calaveras Airport and crashed.

   No injuries were indicated, but a tow truck is required to take the truck out of the roadway.

Dump trailer hits rail and dumps load

   April 21, 2016 at 5:15 PM:  A truck pulling a trailer loaded with dirt hit the railing at Obyrnes Ferry Road and Copper Cove Drive in Copperopolis.

   Dirt was dumped all over the roadway. No injuries were indicated. County roads is being called out to clear the roadway, which is currently blocked.

Collision in Burson

   April 21, 2016 at 5 PM:  A collision has been reported on Hwy 12 at Southworth Drive in Burson.

   It isn't known if there are injuries. A tow truck is responding to the scene.

Traffic collision on Fricot City Road

   UPDATE:  Fortunately only minor injuries were sustained in the collision.

KIA and Suburban collide in Sonora

   April 21, 2016 at 3:15 PM:   A KIA and a Suburban have reportedly collided on Hwy 108 at Fir Drive in Sonora.

   It is not blocking the roadway, but be cautious as emergency vehicles arrive on scene.

Fed Ex truck in crash on Hwy 49

   UPDATE:  Per CHP only minor injuries were sustained in this collision and fire.

"She reminds me of my Mother. She isn't scared of anything!"

    The daughter of the principal of Sandy Hook school is being featured in a new Hillary Clinton ad about gun control.

   She talks about Clinton taking on the gun lobby and said "She reminds

Four vehicle crash on I-5

   April 21, 2016 at 11:55 AM:  A four vehicle crash involving a big rig has been reported on northbound I-5 near Roth Road in the Lathrop area.

   An ambulance is en route, along with 2 CHP. Be cautious as there is debris in the roadway at the scene.


Singer Prince found dead at estate

   The rock singer famous for "Purple Rain" has been found dead at his estate in Minnesota.

   His publicist made the announcement. No other details have been made available. He was 57 years old.

House leader Paul Ryan catering to Freedom Caucus 'maniacs'?

   Nothing has been done in the US House of Representatives since Paul Ryan took over for John Boehner a few months ago.

   Moderates are asking why the House leader continues to cater to the Freedom Caucus "maniacs"?   Now he is trying to plan 2017, skipping the rest of this year. Hopeless?

14-year-old shot and dies in West Point


      Per the Calaveras Sheriff's Office, on April 20, 2016 at 3:40 PM, the Calaveras County sheriff's Office responded to an area described as a quarry near the 1100 block of Bald Mountain Road in West Point for a male

Another Special Meeting for Calaveras Supervisors

   UPDATE:  They just posted the agenda for tomorrow April 22, 2016 Special Meeting. It will be held in the Administration Conference room at 11 AM.

   And of course, as is the usual for this current Board of Supervisors, It is due to yet another lawsuit. 

Calaveras Planning Commissioners dumb and blind???

   There has been nothing but criticism about the current Calaveras Planning Commissioners, who were appointed by their District Supervisors.

   They approve of asphalt plants in residential areas, allow big developers to escape contracts to improve roads, encourage racism

Arrest for threats at Calaveras River Academy

   On April 20, 2016 Orion Whitefeather Roberts (19) of Valley Springs was arrested at the Calaveras River Academy in San Andreas.

   Roberts was booked into the Calaveras County Jail for alleged Threats with Intent to Terrorize, a felony.

Car hits power pole on Mountain Ranch Road

   UPDATE at 9:10 AM:  CHP has cleared this collision.

Two bodies found in slough near Spanos Park

San Joaquin County Sheriff photo
   Police were called to the White Slough near Spanos Park in Stockton on April 20, 2016 for an overturned car in the water.

   Authorities discovered two bodies in the vehicle.  They have not yet been identified.