Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Bear League protects Lake Tahoe's black bears

This mother bear and two cubs cooled off in Lake Tahoe
yesterday. They didn't seem to mind the curious paddleboarders.
The Bear League was nearby to make sure people didn't
try to disturb or get too close to the bears. It's their lake too!!

Car vs pedestrian in San Andreas

   August 3, 2016 at 8:25 PM:  A car reportedly hit a pedestrian on Toyanza Drive in San Andreas.

  CHP is at the scene. They are indicating no injuries resulted from this collision.

Xenophobia

   Xenophobia:   Intense, irrational fear of people from other countries, or anyone who is different.

Injured fawn on Hwy 49

   August 3, 2016 at 4 PM:  An injured fawn has been reported on Hwy 49 at Hwy 12 in San Andreas.

  CHP has been notified.  Be cautious if in that area.

Car fire in Copperopolis

   August 3, 2016 at 3:55 PM:  A car fire has been reported on Obyrnes Ferry Road at Conner Estates Drive in Copperoplis.

   A tow truck has been dispatched, but be cautious if headed that way.

Calaveras Hostage negotiators and SWAT called out in Burson

  When on August 2, 2016 around 9 PM a family member called the Calaveras Sheriff to their residence on Southworth Drive in Burson, it escalated to a Hostage Negotiation and the Calaveras Sheriff surrounded the home. Is this next door to the Kuntz home???

   Apparently Troy Casteel (47) had made threats to another family member. That member escaped and left a two year old behind. After a couple of hours Casteel gave himself up without incident and everyone went home with extra overtime in their pockets.

Traffic collision in Rancho Calaveras

   August 3, 2016 at 3:50 PM: A traffic collision has been reported on Hwy 26 at Vista Del Lago in Rancho Calaveras.

   Minor injuries have resulted from this crash.  Be extra cautious as one vehicle is blocking the roadway.

Republican Meg Whitman supporting Clinton

   Republican Meg Whitman, CEO of Hewlett Packard and one-time candidate for Governor of California, has announced she is supporting Hillary Clinton for President.

   Whitman stood by comments she made at a private fundraising dinner about "Hitlers and Mussolini's" coming to power through the democratic process. Not everyone has te IQ or education level to see what is happening. 

Traffic collision in Mokelumne Hill

   August 3, 2016 at 3:30 PM:  A traffic collision has been reported at Jesus Maria Road and Baker Riley Way in Mokelumne Hill.

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

Stand tall with Calaveras Democrats

   The Calaveras County Democratic Central Committee will meet next on Tuesday, August 16, 2016.

  It will be held at the Round Table Pizza meeting room in Angels Camp at 6:30 PM to discuss the upcoming election.

Major injuries to child in Angels Camp crash

  According to CHP on August 2, 2016 around 6:20 PM Tyler Nichols (31) of Jackson was driving a 2003 Saturn Ion southbound on Riata Way approaching Tapadero Street at approximately 30 MPH.

   He entered into a left hand curve

Female jumping onto Hwy 12

   August 3, 2016 at 10:40 AM:  CHP has received two reports of a female jumping onto the roadway on Hwy 12 near Central Hill Road in the San Andreas area.

   Be extra cautious until CHP can arrive and handle whatever situation is occurring.

Three sign up for Calaveras District 5 recall election

    Three candidates have pulled papers to run for District 5 Supervisor in the Recall election of Steve Kearney, well-known and despised as the ASS-PHALT loving and Tea Potty Supervisor.

   Robert Bowerman, Bruce Giudici and Clyde Clapp have all registered at the Calaveras County Elections office in San Andreas. 

Fire in Monterey County grows

  As of August 2, 2016 at 8 PM CalFire reported that the Soberanes Fire in Monterey County was 44,300 acres and is 25% contained.

   57 homes have been destroyed and there has been one fatality.