Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Earthquake in Hollister

  A 4.2 magnitude earthquake was reported in Hollister on July 19, 2016. No major damage was reported.

  It was located on the San Andreas Fault. Many aftershocks followed the main quake.

Small bear on Stevenot Bridge

  July 19, 2016 at 7:25 PM:  A small brown bear has been reportedly going in and out of traffic on the Tuolumne County side of the Stevenot Bridge.

   Be extra cautious if in the area. Now there there is no more Bear Mountain, they have no place to live in that part of the county.

Letter to the Editor: Trump

  Dear Editor:

   I've been watching the Republican National Convention as I have for around 20 years.

   My husband and I have also been

Trump in trouble for Queen song...

  If there is anything Republicans hate more than people of color, its gays.  So, why is Donald Trump so insistent on using one of Queen's hit songs "We are the Champions".

   They have ordered him to stop, as have other groups he has tried to use. They want no one to believe that they could possibly support someone like Trump.

Traffic collision outside Glencoe

   July 19, 2016 at 1:25 PM:  A traffic collision has been reported at Hwy 26 and Deardorf Lane in the Glencoe area.

   The roadway is blocked, so be very cautious if in the area.  No injuries have been indicated.

Dorothy Caldwell of Angels Camp

     Dorothy Elizabeth Caldwell was born on March 26, 1925 in Oakland. She was living at 4290 Filly Lane in Angels Camp and died peacefully at her home on

If you're sick of Trump...go to the bears!

   We've spoken to so many people who are totally sick of the Trumpty Dumpty convention already that we have a solution.

   Go online to the Katmai National Forest Brooks River live cameras and watch the salmon jumping and the beautiful brown bears fishing. So relaxing, and the people who make comments are so nice and friendly.

Norovirus stikes California Republican Delegation

  Yesterday several members and staffer of the California delegation to the RNC Convention became ill with the norovirus.

   They are staying at a hotel about an hour from the Convention Center in Cleveland.

Youtube chat room closed due to racist hate-filled speech

   In addition to all of the other weird things that went wrong at the first day of the Republican Convention, something was terribly wrong in the YouTube chat room.

Rollover at Toyon on Hwy 12

   July 19, 2016 at 8:40 AM:  A vehicle is reportedly rolled over on Hwy 12 near Hwy 26 at Toyon.

   CHP is en route. It isn't yet known if there are injuries. Be extra cautious if headed that way.


Handsome Benny needs a home

Benny is a neutered shorthair, a beautiful homeless cat who will
most likely be adopted quickly.  Go to Calaveras
Animal Services to visit him or adopt him.

Vehicles burglarized in Angels Camp

   On July 18, 2016 it was reported that vehicles had been burglarized in Angels Camp on Hwy 49.

   The Calaveras Sheriff's Office took a report.

Deer on Hwy 4 in Arnold

      July 19, 2016 at 8:10 AM:  A deer was just reported in the middle of Hwy 4 near Lakemont Drive.

   Use extra caution if in the area. Put deer whistles on your bumper. They're cheap, cheaper than hitting a deer!

RNC Convention a total disconnect

   On the first day of the Trump RNC Convention, the Colorado delegation walked out amid controversy over the rules, and most of the speeches were hate-filled, racist rants.

  Then Melania Trump