Monday, September 26, 2016

Well, they let Trump be Trump...

....and HRC wiped up the floor with him.  Hard to believe this man has a

Loma Fire near Morgan Hill

   September 26, 2016 at 5 PM:  The Loma Fire near Morgan Hill is now 150 acres with no containment at this time.

   This fire was reported around 3:55 PM and we have no further detail yet.

Fire near Don Pedro

   The Marshes Fire near Don Pedro Reservoir off Hwy 49 is 150 acres with no containment.

   The fire was reported around 12:15 PM on September 26, 2016. Areas around Hetch Hetchy Reservoir are being evacuated.

Cannabis on Calaveras Supervisors agenda--

   At the September 27, 2016 meeting at 9 AM the Calaveras Supervisors will receive a staff report on the progress of the urgency ordinance it passed on cannabis farming.

   Everything from budget to law enforcement, which has been working very well.

Sawmill Fire in Sonoma County

   Per CalFire, the Sawmill Fire, which started on September 25, 2016 is now 1500 acres and is 20% contained.

   This fire is 10 miles from Cloverdale. Evacuations are taking place in the Geyser area.

Garden Art Party in Burson

   The Calaveras County Arts Council is announcing that they are holding a Garden Art Party at Rising Sun Nursery in Burson on October 9, 2016 from 3 PM to 5 PM.

   The public is invited. Tickets are $20 each with wine, beer, light snacks and soda served, as well as live music.  There will be art from all over Calaveras County on display.

New Fire Manager in Stanislaus National Forest

   David Updike, recently from the Sierra National Forest, will take over duties of the Forest Fire Management Officer on October 1, 2016 in the Stanislaus National Forest.

   We just learned that NASA

NASA's photo of the day

The BIG, HUUUUGE Debate tonite!

   At 6 PM PST we will see the first of three debates between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump with only a few weeks to go before election day.

   The question is,

Why Councilwoman Morris voted against Metildi...

   At the September 21, 2016 Angels Camp City Council meeting, it was announced that Amanda Darby-Davis had withdrawn her application for the council.

   We feel that Elaine Morris wanted to appoint Michael Darby

Rollover on Hwy 99

   UPDATE at 10:20 AM:  Apparently several vehicles were involved in this collision, but CHP indicates no injuries.

Collision in Tuolumne

   September 26, 2016 at 9:35 AM:  A white Toyota pickup has reportedly collided with a Chrysler Sebring on Tuolumne Road in Tuolumne.

   CHP and an ambulance are en route to the scene. Use extra caution if in that area.


Oregon man arrested in San Andreas

   On September 24, 2016 Calaveras Sheriff's deputies arrested Jesse Lynn Duran (51) of Oregon at Sierra Energy in San Andreas.

    Duran was booked into the Calaveras County Jail for allegedly Carrying a Concealed Dirk or Dagger, a felony.

Collision at Utica Dam fatal

This is follow-up to the article we wrote on
September 24, 2016 about this incident.
   According to CHP on September 24, 2016 at approximately 12:25 PM Peter D. Speno (69) of Murphys was driving a 2006 Chevrolet HHR eastbound on Hwy 4 at Utica Powerhouse Road

Help Angels Camp get new BUTT holders

    The City of Angels Camp got a couple of public comments about their attempts through Destination Angels Camp, to get BUTT containers donated downtown on Main Street..

   The past president of the