Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Hit and run by Drunk Uncle???

   July 26, 2016 at 7:15 PM:  A man reported to CHP has his Uncle, who had apparently been drinking, hit his wife's car twice and then left the scene on Barron Ranch Road, not far from Black Oak Casino.

   CHP is en route to the scene. No injuries were indicated.

Musi in the Parks in West Point

Tanglewood will perform at West Point
Elementary School on Wednesday July 27, 2016
from 6:30 to 8 PM
No alcohol allowed on school premises!

Motorcycle cop in collision in Escalon

   Three CHP units are at the scene of a motorcycle officer reportedly in a collision on Hwy 120 near Brennan in Escalon.

   An ambulance is responding but the officer is just limping some, per the report. The officer may be Escalon Police, but it isn't yet clear.


Mr. BigPot McmAnus complains, complains, complains!!

   UPDATE:  We have to give credit to Supervisor Oliveira, who personally insulted his best friend Mr. Big Pot McmAnus for accusing the Sheriff's department of hiding things and the planning department of protecting

It's been nearly a YEAR now, OES head Bully Edson!!!

   After we wrote an article about the poor people who applied for assistance at Supervisor Edson's urging not getting any help at all, Edson now says:

    Calaveras Recovers will NOW be interviewing people who applied for help last year.  Why is it taking so long? Could it be these people are on SALARY?? Edson glanced at the camera before he started talking. He is SUCH BAD NEWS!!!

Tennessee company gets millions to remove trees

   At the Calaveras Supervisors meeting on July 26, 2016 the agenda has an item to approve a $9,775,000 payment and contract to Phillips and Jordan, Inc., a Tennessee company.

   This money is to remove the dead trees in the Calaveras County right-of-ways near road in the Butte Fire area.  CW Emerson and Sutton were local companies who applied and did not get the work.


Harley Davidson rider killed in Stockton

   A 39 year old man from Ripon died after his Harley Davidson motorcycle struck the side of an SUV on Mariposa Road in Stockton on July 25, 2016.

   He was taken to a hospital with major injuries but did not survive. His name has not yet been released per CHP.


Evacuations expanded in Carmel area fire

   July 26, 2016 at 7:35 AM:   The Soberanes Fire near Carmel in Monterey County is now nearly 20,000 acres and is only 10% contained.

  Twenty homes and two outbuildings have been destroyed so far. More evacuations have been ordered in the area.

Horse stolen in Douglas Flat

  On July 25, 2016 the Calaveras Sheriff was called by a resident on Main Street in Douglas Flat that their horse had been stolen.

   A deputy took the report of Grand Theft Horse.

The DOG ate it- in Moke Hill

   On July 25, 2016 the Calaveras Sheriff was called due to a dispute over a dog eating a document on Stevenson Street in Mokelumne Hill.

   The dispute was apparently over the replacement cost of the ingested document. A deputy counseled the parties involved.

Quote of the Day: by rightwing Republican Joe Scarborough

   Early this morning on Morning Joe, the show's host, former Republican and right winger Joe Scarborough made a few comments about Michelle Obamas speech at the Democratic Convention.

   He said that it was such a moving, rousing speech that "he was sure that parts of it will be heard again in 4 years at the Republican Convention!"

Traffic collision in West Point

   July 26, 2016 at 5:50 AM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Main Street in West Point.

  An ambulance is responding to the scene, along with CHP and fire personnel. Be extra cautious if in the area.