Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Singleton and Burita elected to Vallecito School District board

   Susan Singleton and Jason Burita were elected to serve on the Vallecito School District Board for the next 4 years.

   Incumbent Carol Gordon was defeated by a wide margin.

Measure C passes--Measure D fails

   The Cannabis question in Calaveras County has mixed decisions.  Measure C, which puts a tax on cannabis has passed.

   However, Measure D, which would have cleaned up the Cannabis laws in the county, has failed to pass.

Kearney is recalled officially!!

   Over 63% of the voters have voted to recall Steve Kearney in District 5 of Calaveras County.

   So far, Clyde Clapp, who led the recall movement is leading with over 30% of the vote to replace Kearney as Supervisor.

Gary Tofanelli leads in District 1 Supervisor race

   Cliff Edson appears to have gone down in defeat in the District 1 Supervisorial race in Calaveras County.

   At last count, Gary Tofanelli had 56% to Edsons 42% of the vote.  Congratulations to Gary Tofanelli!!

DOW plunges 600 points on fear of Trump Presidency

   All evening long DOW futures have been plummeting as votes come in with Trump in the lead in many states.

   In Europe and around the world, fear of a Trump Presidency has caused leaders and citizens to wonder what is happening in America.

Car vs. Telephone pole in Burson

   November 8, 2016 at 12:15 PM:  A car hit a telephone pole at Burson Road and Camanche Parkway in Burson.

   It isn't known if there were injuries. Be cautious if in that area.

Letter to the Editor: Ban Wine grape growing!!

   Dear Editor:

   I think that since the real problem in California and Calaveras County is BOOZE, that growing any form of alcoholic beverage products should be BANNED!

"A Christmas Story" opens Friday

November 11 through December 8, 2016 at the
East Sonora Theater of Sierra Repertory
Call 532-3120 for tickets

Vote YES on Measure C and D for sanity in Calaveras

Calaveras Planning Commissioners NUTS????

   Calaveras County has 5 Planning Commissioners, all appointed by the Supervisor of the District they represent, but without any legal or land knowledge.

   Therefore, we have FIVE Planning Commissioners, most of whom are

Cliff Edson says "NO furniture available for sale??"

   At the November 8, 2016 Calaveras Supervisors meeting Cliff Edson announced that people are having problems locating furniture to buy in Calaveras County.

   We are shocked to hear that, since we heard that certain stores are offering discounts and DO have furniture to sell.

Election Day 2016

Vote!! Vote for your children and
our country!!

Arrest for drugs in jail

   On November 7, 2016 the Calaveras Sheriff's Office arrested Conrad Lester Jarvis (22) of Valley Springs on Hwy 26.

   Jarvis was booked into the Calaveras County Jail for allegedly Binging a controlled substance into the jail, a felony and for Obstructing or resisting a peace officer, a misdemeanor.

Car runs off road in Mountain Ranch

   November 8, 2016 at 7:55 AM:  A car has run off Mountain Ranch Road near Sheep Ranch Road in Mountain Ranch.

   CHP is en route to the scene. Be extra cautious if headed that way.

Starbust Cluster.....

This starburst cluster is 20,000 light years from the sun.