Sunday, June 12, 2016

Black Bull on Calaveritas Road

   June 12, 2016 at 8:15 PM:  A black bull has been reported on Calaveritas Road near Fricot City Road in Calaveritas.

   Use extra caution until CHP can locate the owner.

Pickup over the bank in Jamestown

   June 12, 2016 at 6:05 PM:  A pickup reportedly ran off Wigwam Road at Hwy 108 and overturned down the embankment in Jamestown.

   CHP is at the scene. An ambulance is responding.

Traffic collision near Jackson Rancheria

  June 12, 2016 at 1:30 PM:  A traffic collision has been reported on New York Ranch Road near the Jackson Rancheria.

   Two CHP are at the scene. No injuries were indicated. A tow truck has been dispatched.

Collision in Lockeford

   June 12, 2016 at 12:50 PM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Hwy 88 at Jack Tone Bypass Road in Lockeford.

   CHP is en route to the scene. It isn't known if there are any injuries.

Murphys water company UPUD meets

       The Union Public Utility District has a meeting scheduled on June 15, 2016 at 7 PM in their office on Main Street.

   On the agenda is the Water Conservation measure passed last year.

Calaveras LAFCo cancels June meeting

  We were just notified that Calaveras LAFCo will not be holding their regular June 2016 meeting this month.

   Their next meeting in July 16, 2016 at 6 PM in the Calaveras Supervisors Chambers.

To Sierra Sentinel owners: Warning

  UPDATE:  We don't know how to thank the wonderful honorable people who give us warnings and tips. Thank you so much.

   Dear Sentinel:

    Just a quick note to let you know I heard a rumor yesterday at the coffee shop about Preston and the Stroymyers.

Black man visits KKK --not the ones in Calaveras!

  CNN is running new show, called United Shades of America, with a black comedian hosting. The parts the involve the KKK are scary; the parts with the Hispanics is enjoyable.

   We watched the show where he went to a KKK compound, watched them in their robes and burning a cross.  Hard to believe the conversations about race.  They did let him go after the interview.

   It was even scary to watch those wacko crazy sob's!

Vehicle crash in Vallecito

   June 12, 2016 at 10:30 AM:  A vehicle crash involving a grey KIA Optima running off  Parrotts Ferry Road and over  the embankment near Hwy 4 in Vallecito has been reported.

    CHP is at the scene. An ambulance in responding. Be cautious if headed that way.

Burglary in Avery

   On June 11, 2016 a commercial burglary was reported on Moran Road in Avery.

  The Calaveras Sheriff took a report. We don't have any other details.

Cannabis Farmers! Deadline to register is June 30!

   In Calaveras County the urgency ordinance requires that all cannabis farmers register their farms with the Planning Commission by June 30, 2016.

  If you don't register by then, they could come destroy your crop and prevent you from growing until 2018.

Letter to the Editor: Right wing extremists

 Dear Editor:

   Last week I read your article about extremists in our County and across the nation.

  This morning I wake up to see on TV the deadliest

Deadliest mass shooting in US history

   UPDATE:  An AR15 rifle was recovered at the scene. Apparently it has the capability of firing

Collision near Camanche Reservoir

  UPDATE at 9 AM:  As of 8:40 AM apparently the tow truck had still not shown up at the scene.

New York native shoots 40 in Florida

  Overnight it is reported that a man who was born in New York, shot and killed 20 people and wounded another 20 in an Orlando, Florida nightclub in the middle of the night.

   Authorities are investigating the shooting as a terrorist act.  It was a gay nightclub, but they don't know yet if that played a part in this shooting or not.