Friday, May 20, 2016

Drowning victim near Candy Rock on Stanislaus River

Photo from Facebook
   Sadly, there was a drowning victim on the Stanislaus River recently, whom almost everyone knew as a bright, wonderful young man.

   Robbie Mast, who grew up in Calaveras County, and was widely recognized for his ability in acting, along with his academic achievement, was lost near the Candy Rock
swimming hole many love.

To Elections

   Dear Editor:

    It seems we do live in a county that is less than lax on rules of elections; at least judging by what I read and hear.

   I read what

What kind of people are signature gathering???

   Again on May 19, 2016 the Calaveras Sheriff received complaints of people trying to gather signatures against cannabis.

   In Copperopolis on Obyrnes Ferry Road a battery was reported near Copper Cove Drive involving a petition pusher!  What kind of people are these??  We can tell about some of them, anyway.

Burson Post Office burglarized

   On May 19, 2016 the US Post Office in Burson reported that boxes had been broken into during the night.

  The Calaveras Sheriff took a report of the incident.

UPDATE: Adopted today!! Precious kitty. Luddy needs a home

Luddy is a gentle, loving neutered male
who is waiting for someone to fall in
love with him. His number is AO43395.
See him at the San Andreas Animal Shelter. 

Traffic collision in Sonora

May 20, 2016 at 8:10 AM: A traffic collision has been reported involving a gold BMW and silver Toyota on Mono Way at Hwy 108 in Sonora.

  CHP is en route to the scene. No injuries have been indicated.

EgyptAir debris and luggage found

  May 20, 2016:  The Egyptian military has apparently located debris and passenger possessions in the middle of the Mediterranean Sea from the airliner that crashed two days ago.

   The pinger from the black box lasts for 30 days, so they are concentrating on that area to locate the main fuselage from the aircraft.

Traffic collision in Martell

   UPDATE:  Per CHP no injuries are indicated in this collision. A tow truck is responding.

Possible rain Friday and Saturday

   The National Weather Service is predicting off and on rain and possible thunderstorms today and Saturday, May 20 and 21, 2016 for Calaveras County.

   Drive carefully. We need the rain, but not the traffic collisions.