Monday, November 21, 2016

To the Sierra Sentinel: Cannabis ban is everyone's loss

  Sierra Sentinel:

   Now that Measure D has been defeated and there will be three Supervisors (Mills, Oliveira and Clapp) in 2017 to vote against renewing the Urgency Ordinance regarding cannabis, we will do what Calaveras County is famous for;

Parasites in Angels Camp?

Maybe they were POLI-Tics!!
   According to the Angels Camp Police there is an infestation of parasites near Mark Twain Elementary School.

    Mark Twain Elementary was on lockdown due to parasites. ACPD served search warrants wearing parasite-proof suits hoping to find cocaine and other drugs for their investigation.  They did not elaborate as to what type of parasites were located or if they were arrested.

Semi without chains on Hwy 88

   November 21, 2016 at 10:30 AM:  A semi truck without chains is stuck on Hwy 88 at the Carson Spur. His brakes are also locking up.

   CHP and a tow truck are en route to the scene. Be cautious if in the area. Do NOT travel to the mountains without chains.

Emergency water shutoff in Arnold

   November 21, 2016 at 10 AM:  Due to a leak, Calaveras County Water District has had to shut off water in Arnold that serves the Meadowmont subdivision and surrounding area.

  Hopefully water will be restored by noon today.

Cow and calf on Hwy 108 in Oakdale

   November 21, 2016 at 10:05 AM:  A cow and calf are reportedly on Hwy 108 near Kennedy Road in Oakdale.

  CHP is en route to the scene. Be extra careful until they can be removed from the roadway.

House Fire in Mountain Ranch # 12493

  UPDATE:  It was  determined that there is no fire at this time.  Most engines are returning to their stations.

City of Angels Camp bans 1st Amendment Rights for some--Lawsuits coming???

   Recently we learned that the City of Angels Camp is against any 1st Amendment Rights and have spoken to some who have been blocked from emailing the City at all.

  This Chief of Police and City Administrator are heavy into TRUMPISM and don't think that anyone, business or private parties, even the media should be allowed to criticize them.   Will they be sued. This is in addition to the racism that some have experienced from certain employees that was encouraged by the City.

Car rolls into U-Haul

   November 21, 2016at 9:45 AM:  A car has rolled down a hill and crashed into a U-Haul trailer in a parking lot at Hwy 49 and Ridge Road in Sutter Creek .

   CHP is en route to the scene.  The vehicle was reportedly one that had not been returned by the renter previously. No injuries were indicated.

Semi runs off roadway in Escalon

   November 21, 2016 at 9:15 AM:   A semi has reportedly drifted off Van Allen Lane in Escalon and is stuck in the mud in a field.

CHP and a tow truck are en route to the scene. Be careful if in the area.

Car vs. Pole in Burson

  November 21, 2016 at 8:10 AM:  A car has reportedly crashed into a power pole on Burson Road  and Carol Lane in Burson.

   Be extra cautious as emergency vehicles arrive at the scene. The pole is leaning on the vehicle. No injuries have been indicated.

Car runs off Hwy 99 at Liberty Road

   November 21, 2016 at 8 AM:  A car reportedly overshot the overpass at Hwy 99 and Liberty Road outside Lodi and is now down in a ditch.

   A tow truck has been dispatched to the scene. CHP is en route.

Stuck in snow at Alpine gate

  November 21,  2016 at 7:35 AM:  A car is reportedly stuck at the Lake Alpine closure gate on Hwy 4.

  The area will need to be plowed in order for him to get free.  Don't head up the mountain without chains and 4 wheel
drive.

Snowing in Bear Valley

   November 21, 2016 at 7:15 AM:  It is snowing in Bear Valley and chains are required now at Cabbage Patch on Hwy 4.

   Drive carefully, as the roads are wet and slick. It's supposed to clear up later in the morning.