Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Praise to CNN's Wolf Blitzer

   It isn't often that we can say that Wolf Blitzer deserves special praise these days, although we do remember him being the first journalist to cover the Iraq War (the 1st

Calaveras Planning Commission Meeting Cancelled

   The meeting of the Calaveras Planning Commission on October 27, 2016 has been cancelled.

   Their next meeting will be on November 10, 2016.

Bully Calaveras Supervisor Edson campaigns, campaigns, campaigns!!

This Supervisor is the worst
example of a public official
since Spellman!!
   Now that he is up for re-election Bully Supervisor Edson is out busy campaigning and bragged about it at the Supervisor meeting on October 25, 2016.

   He says he is NOW trying

Supervisors responsible for debris claims--Strange process

   The insurance adjusters have now informed the Calaveras Supervisors that their failure to put out an accurate RFP and not collecting the reimbursement for their constituents is THEIR responsibility.

Urgency Ordinance does not allow DUE PROCESS??

   The attorney for the Dickenson appeal regarding a cannabis grow denial, pointed out that the permitting process in the Urgency Ordinance that the Calaveras Supervisors approved does not allow for

Trailer on Wimer Road

   October 25, 2016 at 1:20 PM:  A tractor trailer has been reported on Wimer Road near Ospital Road, below Rancho Calaveras.  This is just off Hwy 26.

   Be cautious until CHP can get it removed.

Calaveras Elections office says no hacking

   According to a Press Release just issued by the Calaveras Elections department, voters should have no fear of hacking altering the votes of residents.

   Rebecca Turner says that all votes are counted and then counted again on paper ballots, and therefore, they expect absolutely no problems.

Republicans under court order--Don't try to monitor polling places!!

   Due to the Republican Party being found guilty of trying to monitor polling places with the objective of discouraging certain people's right to vote, the court stepped in.

   There is a court order in effect that effectively prevents any Republican group like Donald Trumps from policing the polling places.  If you see anything like that report it to the SierraSentinel.com.  Take photos if possible.

To the Calaveras Sheriff's Department...Not respected or TRUSTED???

    We at the SierraSentinel.com hear a lot of complaints from the Calaveras County Sheriff's department that we write negative things about practices of the "good ol boy"
system are detrimental to the public good.

   If they wonder why the public does not trust or respect them, they have only to look at the Fraternal Order of Police's endorsement of the hateful racist and alleged woman abuser Donald Trump for President.

Car vs. fence post in Campo Seco

   October 25, 2016 at 9:15 AM:  A traffic collision between a red Acura and a fence post has been reported at Paloma Road and Campo Seco Road in the Campo Seco area.

   No injuries have been indicated, but be cautious if headed that way.

Light showers expected

   October 25, 2016 at 7 AM:  Off and on light showers can be expected in the foothills today, as a storm passes through.

   It is traveling quickly north, and will not likely be heavy in Calaveras and Tuolumne Counties.
  

Collision on Hwy 26

   October 25, 2016 at 6:45 AM:  Two CHP are at the scene of a traffic collision between a semi and a car on Hwy 26 at Milton Road in the Milton area.

   An ambulance is responding to the scene. A tow truck has been dispatched. Be cautious if in that area.