Thursday, July 7, 2016

Police officers shot in Dallas

   UPDATE at 6 AM July 8, 2016:  A shooter who apparently said he wanted to shoot white people, especially white police officers, killed 5 and injured 7. He was killed

Let's run again, Ditz! Cmon, Ditz!! It doesn't matter if no one likes us!!

Ditzy Water Bird and Fry'd Frog have a special relationship!

Blistering attack on FBI Director makes GOP look SICK, SICK, SICK!

Cmon guys, we can all take
turns pooping on the voters!!
   An FBI Director originally appointed by George Bush, with an impeccable record, was slashed today by his own GOP officials in the House of Representatives. The Tea Potty wackos were making fools

Pit Bulls are hard to find homes for, so...

He was adopted that day!  Adopt a homeless
animal. You won't regret it!
 ...someone at his shelter made this sign.  It worked!

Robert Dean Kincanon

   July 4, 1922 - June 29, 2016

   Dean was born in Waterford and passed away peacefully at Avalon Health Care with Wanda and Lance Oneto by his side.

Calaveras Supervisors could approve cannabis regulation at next meeting

   On July 12, 2016 at 9 AM the Calaveras Supervisors have on their agenda the decision of whether to simply approve the initiative to regulate marijuana at this meeting or to spend $172,000 of taxpayer money for consultants and over $40,000 on another ballot item in November.

   It seems smart to save all that money and make the regulations permanent, instead of leaving it hanging in the air, especially since the state is likely to approve cannabis for all uses in November.  Some say our Supervisors are not all that SMART!!  We'll see!!

Major injury collision in Lodi

   June 7, 2016 at 1 PM:  A collision reported at Hwy 99 and Cherokee Lane in Lodi has resulted in major injuries.

   A red pickup overturned on the southbound offramp to Cherokee and is blocking the offramp. At least two vehicles were involved. Be cautious if headed that way.


Snoop Dogg gives Kobe Bryant nice retirement gift

   Kobe Bryant was apparently thrilled when his friend Snoop Dogg presented him with a Lakers inspired car for his retirement.

California State Fair opens Friday July 8, 2016

   The Sacramento State Fair opens this Friday July 8, 2016 in Sacramento and will run for 17 days.

   It will be held at CalExpo.  Be sure to take plenty of money. Admission is $12, but Parking is extra, and so is most everything else.

Traffic collision in Salida

   June 7, 2016 at 11:45 AM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Hwy 108 near St. Francis Avenue in Salida.

   Emergency personnel, including an ambulance are responding. Use caution as one vehicle is blocking the roadway.

Great Job Opportunity

   CCA (Calaveras Cannabis Alliance) is looking for an Administrative Assistant part time.

   Sounds like a great job!  Qualifications are:

Hitchhiker apprehended suspect in fire in Friant

   A mix up between CalFire districts caused traffic to be diverted from the Friant area fire to the closed section of Hwy 41 in the Madera area.

   A hitchhiker was apprehended as a suspect in the Friant area fire.  They are trying to clear up the traffic mess now.

Bear Mountain changes its name?

   The day after the Appaloosa Fire, burning was seen on what had been previously known as Bear Mountain, just outside Angels Camp. we are told

Transit van in collision in Tuolumne

   July 7, 2016 at 11AM:  A Tuolumne County transit van was involved in a traffic collision in front of the Post Office on Carter Street in Tuolumne.

   CHP is responding to the scene. We don't know if there are injuries.

Car seen driving erratically, overturns in Modesto

   On July 7, 2016 a car that had been seen driving erratically at Hwy 132 an Gates Road in Modesto overturned.

   The driver had to be helped out of the car which was on its roof. He was taken to the hospital with major injuries. CHP is still investigating.

Those who passed away in Calaveras County June 19- June 29, 2016

   Those who passed away in Calaveras County between June 19 and June 29, 2016 were:

   William D. Davis Sr. passed away on

Truck dragging chain starting fires

   According to CalFire and CHP a truck was reportedly dragging a chain and has started several fires off Hwy 41 in the Madera area.

  Hwy 41 is closed for firefighting at this time.  The truck causing the fires was located.

Marriage licenses in Calaveras County June 21-July 1, 2016

   Those who applied for marriage licenses in Calaveras County from June 21 to July 1, 2016 are:
    Kenneth Lee Cunningham and

Baby born in Calaveras County

   It is such a rare occurence that a baby is born in Calaveras County that we have to tell you about it.

   Grace Victoria Greer was born on May 20, 2016 in Calaveras County. Congratulations!

So, you think you have bad, criminal neighbors??? Neighbors from Hell # 23

   At the June 21, 2016 Calaveras Supervisors meeting a couple of people got up to speak of how terrified they are of their neighbor who grows cannabis.

    You mean you don't have a dirty filthy dog poisoning,

Cow with bell on Hwy 108

   June 7, 2016 at 8:40 AM:  A grey cow with a bell has been reported out on Hwy 108 at Snowwhite Ridge Drive in Long Barn.

   CHP is en route. Be extra cautious in the area and please don't tell the TROLL!

Two living on deck in Arnold?

   On July 6, 2016 the owner of a closed business property in Arnold reported to the Calaveras Sheriff that at least two males were living on the deck of the building.

   When the deputy arrived, the males had departed.  This is a common problem in vacant homes and businesses around the county.

Attempted break-in in Murphys

   On July 6, 2016 a business on Main Street in Murphys reported to the Calaveras Sheriff's Office that the door had been damaged due to an apparent attempted break-in.

   The Sheriff took a report of the damage.

Assault arrest in Burson

   On July 6, 2016 the Calaveras Sheriff's Office arrested Joseph Shane Redding (43) of Campo Seco on Buckboard Lane in Burson.

   Redding was booked into the Calaveras County Jail for

Pickup rear ends semi in Rancho Calaveras

   UPDATE: Per CHP the injuries in this collision were major.

   Late on July 6, 2016 a white pickup rear ended a semi