Monday, July 11, 2016

Will Calaveras Supervisors approve cannabis regulation. today??

  At the Calaveras Supervisors meeting on July 12, 2016 at 9 AM the agenda has approval of cannabis regulations in Calaveras County.

   Will our elected Supervisors be smart enough to save the taxpayers money on consultants and another ballot measure?  There will be a lot of taxes and fees collected to help the county with their budget deficit if they do.

Overturned vehicle on fire in Rancho Calaveras

   July 11, 2016 at 8;45 PM:  A vehicle that overturned on Hogan Dam Road at Silver Rapids Road in Rancho Calaveras, caught on fire. This is near the gravel pit.

   The driver got out of the vehicle. An ambulance is responding to the scene and Cal Fire was called for the fire.

Motorcyclist killed in Stockton crash

   A motorcyclist reportedly driving his Harley Davidson at a high rate of speed, crashed into the side of a car that was pulling out of a mall parking lot on March Lane in Stockton around 8:30 AM on July 11, 2016.

    He was rushed to a hospital, but did not survive his injuries. He was wearing a helmet, according to police.

Fire in Jackson

   UPDATE at 5:55 PM:  CHP has asked Caltrans to put up barricades on MIddle Bar Road to block traffic from the fire area.

Who is the top paid celebrity???

   According to Forbes, the highest paid celebrity is Taylor Swift. She took in $170 mill last year.

   Second on the list is Adele with $80 mill.  Not bad!

Fatal collision in Ione

  July 11, 2016 at 4 PM:  CHP is still at the scene of a fatal traffic collision at Buena Vista Road and Stoney Creek Road in Ione.

   Details of the crash aren't known at this time, but fire had to extricate the victim from the vehicle. The coroner was notified.

Search for inmate continues

   Apparently Daniel Perez, who was serving a 12 year sentence for burglary, walked away from the Baseline Conservation Camp in Jamestown sometime Sunday, July 10, 2016.

 All law enforcement agencies are assisting in the search for Perez, who was due to be released in 2019. If you see him, call 911.

Music in the Parks in Moke Hill

   Music in the Parks will be in Mokelumne Hill on July 13, 2016 at Shutter Tree Park.

   Performing from 6:30 to 8 PM will be the Magnolia Rhythm Trio. It's free!

Bailiffs killed in Michigan courthouse

   Somehow a man already in custody got hold of a gun and killed two bailiffs before being shot and killed today in St. Joseph, Michigan.

   The courthouse for Berrian County was evacuated while police are investigating this shooting.

Traffic collision in Murphys

   July 10, 2016 at 1:15 PM:   A traffic collision was reported at Hwy 4 and Tom Bell Road near the car wash.

  No injuries were indicated, but be cautious if in the area.

Bear Valley Music Festival


Shetland Fire contained

   The Shetland Fire was quickly contained with the help of many on the ground and in the air.

  We don't have details on acreage yet. Will let you know.

Come on, little fishy....

...and it did!!
.....jump right into my mouth! mmmmm. Just a few minutes ago at Brooks Falls, Alaska.

Fire near Melones//Shetland Fire/Evacuations

   UPDATE:  Two residences on Shetland Court are now being evacuated due to this fire.  Fortnately, the Air support can fill up at Melones quickly.

   This is close to Copperopolis.

Blagen Road Closed

  Due to construction CCWD has had to close Blagen Road in Arnold during the day, until the new pipeline is laid.

   Use Dunbar Road to access businesses on Blagen Road.

Bonfire and Screaming reported in Dorrington

   On July 10, 2016 the Calaveras Sheriff's Office was called regarding a bonfire and screaming going on at 3 AM on Murrietta's Roost in Dorrington.

   The bonfire was finally extinguished, but the noise continued.  The Sheriff's Office took no report.

CCWD will discuss Standby fees at meeting

   On July 13, 2016 the Calaveras County Water District will hold a regular meeting at 9 AM their office in San Andreas.

   On the agenda is discussion of Standby fees at several subdivision locations. Standby fees have long been a contentious issue between the ratepayers and CCWD.

Robbery arrest in San Andreas

   On July 10, 2016 the Calaveras Sheriff's Office arrested Jay Jeramiah Stufflet (27) of San Andreas on Pine Street in San Andreas.

   Stufflet was booked into the Calaveras County Jail for alleged Robbery, a felony.

Spousal injury arrest in Arnold

   On July 7, 2016 around 9:30 PM Calaveras Sheriff's deputies arrested Jeremy Travis Pagano (34) of White Pines on Fairway Drive in Arnold.

   Pagano was booked into the Calaveras County Jail for alleged Infliction of Corporal Injury on a Spouse and Threatening a Crime with Intent to Terrorize, both felonies.

LAFCo to discuss CCWD's shere of influence

   At their July 18, 2016 meeting Calaveras Local Agency Formation Commission will discuss the Calaveras County Water District's sphere of influence and setting up the newly approved RCD (Resource Conservation District).

   The meeting is scheduled for 6 PM in the Calaveras Supervisors board room in San Andreas. The public is welcome to attend.

Fatal collision in Twain Harte

   According to a CHP report, on July 9, 2016 around 9:50 AM Cary A. Lee (63) of Tuolumne was driving a 2003 GMC Yukon eastbound on Hwy 108 attempting to make a left hand turn onto Twain Harte Drive in Twain Harte.

   Christine Robinson (66)

Smoking vehicle in Jamestown

  July 11, 2016 at 6:45 AM:  A solo vehicle collision has been reported at Jamestown Road and Mt. Brow Road in Jamestown.

   The vehicle is smoking. Emergency vehicles are responding to the scene. No injuries have been indicated.