Monday, July 18, 2016

Car rolls down hill into house

  July 18, 2016 at 10 PM:  A car reportedly rolled down a hill on Sequoia Avenue in Valley Springs and into a house.

   We aren't sure if it lost its brakes or what happened. Fortunately there were no injuries reported.

Shocking: Melania Trump thanks Michelle Obama for speech

   The audience left early during the depressing insults to black and brown people at the Republican National Convention on its first night, until Melania Trump spoke

Harley Davidson crashes on Hwy 108

   July 18, 2016 at 6:35 PM:  A rider of a fully dressed Harley Davidson motorcycle reportedly crashed on Hwy 108 at Kennedy Meadow Road in Tuolumne County.

   The rider was injured and an ambulance is responding to the scene for leg and knee injuries. Be extra cautious if in that area.

Multi-car crash in Lodi area

   July 18, 2016 at 3 PM:  A multi-car crash has been reported on Hwy 88 near Eight Mile Road in the Lodi area.

    Tow trucks are responding. It isn't clear if there are injuries. Be extra cautious if headed that way.

Porkey the Dirty Pig

He waddles, he splats, he loves to roll in his own filth!
Porkey the Dirty Pig loves himself!! Stay away!!!
And his story just begins....to be continued.

Motorcyclist hit by truck, dies on Hwy 50

   On July 17, 2016 as 4 motorcyclists were crossing Hwy 50 the last one didn't make it across and was struck by an oncoming truck pulling a trailer.

   The rider died at the scene. Hwy 50 was closed for several hours.

Betty Jean Carrier of Plymouth

   Betty Jean Carrier, born December 21, 1924 in Bakersfield, was 91 years old

Governor Kasich refuses to attend convention

   The RNC just honored posthumously, two Ohio governors.  At first we thought that was odd, but....

   ...it turns out that the current Governor Kasich is among the many Republicans who refuse to attend this years convention.

The Turtles are playing at the Convention Center

   The 60's group the Turtles are playing music for the RNC Convention. Happy Together was their first piece.

   Other groups had refused to play at the convention due to Trump.

U-Tube chat shows who Donald Trump supporters are

   U-Tube is streaming live the Republican Convention in Cleveland. If you want to know who Donald Trump supporters are, just read the chat wall.

   WALL, WALL, WALL, Make American WHITE again, and on and on and on, insulting the Hispanics who are protesting outside the hall, white supremacy and other insulting comments.  You should go to the site and read it, with all its filthy language.

Major injuries in Camanche crash

   On July 15, 2016 around 1:40 PM Kevin McAllister (50) of Valley Springs was driving a Ford pickup on Camanche Parkway when he lost control

Collision on Hwy 4

   According to CHP on July 16, 2016 Michael Robinson (58) of Mountain Ranch was driving a 2012 Toyota on Hwy 4 near Black Springs Road above Arnold at 55 MPH.

   Robinson felt the Toyota slightly slide out of control while traversing a curve in the roadway, turned the vehicle to correct the direction of travel and lost complete control of the vehicle.

   The Toyota veered to the right, traveling off the roadway and overturning.

   Both parties were transported to Mark Twain Hospital by Ebbetts Pass Fire with minor injuries.

   Alcohol and or drugs are not believed to be a factor in this crash.

Hauling PIne Needles into the woods

   The Calaveras Sheriff's Office received a report of a truck full of pine needles off Blagen Road that appears to be taking them to dump in the forest.

  One of the many scandals that follow Supervisor Oliveira around is his inability to handle basic problems, such as where residents can dump pine needles. We have heard many reports that they are being dumped in the SNF.

Burglary in Mokelumne Hill

   On July 17, 2016 a burglary was reported by a resident on Church Street in Mokelumne Hill.

   The Calaveras Sheriff took a report.

Burson PO Boxes broken into...AGAIN!

   Burson seems to have the worst time protecting residents' PO boxes.  Another report of break-ins was received by the Calaveras Sheriff's Office on July 17, 2016.

  Do they leave the door unlocked 24 hours a day or does the perp also break into the main office? This isn't clear.

Multiple reports of fireworks in Burson

   Just after midnight July 17, 2016 the Calaveras Sheriff's Office received multiple reports of fireworks being set off in the Burson area.

   A deputy located the people responsible, who said they were from out of state and would not set off any more fireworks.

Howdy Doody time has begun!!

   If you fell asleep laughing and woke up laughing this morning, you most likely watched 60 minutes' interview of the newest couple in America, Trump and Pence.

   It was hard to keep quiet enough to hear what was said next,

Motorcycle death in Strawberry

   According to a CHP report on July 16, 2016 around 1:45 PM a motorcycle rider (73) of Soulsbyville, was traveling west on Hwy 108 near Herring Creek Lane in Strawberry at an

Traffic collision in Burson

   July 18, 2016 at 6:20 PM: A traffic collision has been reported on Burson Road near Hwy 12 in Burson.

   A tow truck is responding to the scene. No injuries have been indicated.