Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Carrie Fisher dies

   Actress and author Carrie Fisher, daughter of the late Eddie Fisher and famed actress Debbie Reynolds, died earlier today, according to the Ronald Reagan Hospital in LA.

20' of guardrail damaged in West Point crash

   December 27, 2016 at 3:55 PM:  Caltrans was notified that a Chevy Colorado reportedly damanged around 20' of guardrail on Hwy 26 at Higdon Road in West Point.

   The vehicle overturned, but no injuries were indicated. CHP is at the scene.

Car goes over embankment in Arnold

   December 27, 2016 at 3:45 PM:  A car reportedly ran off Rancho Paradiso near Hwy 4 and went down the embankment.

   No injuries have been indicated.   Be extra cautious as they recover the vehicle.

Now that Angels Camp's Golf Pro is gone...

   Now that the City of Angels Camp has sent its favorite Golf Pro on his way to greener courses, isn't it time to clean house completely.  Even with one mouthy gossip on the Council, why not use her as the mop!!

   How about a new Planning Director (or better-known as professional hot dog contest entrant), and a new Police Chief (one who isn't afraid of the press)  and who doesn't have wrecks or play with his dog all day?  We like cops whose best friends are NOT the criminals, either!!

CHP thanks for reporting reckless driver

    CHP reports that during the Christmas weekend they handled 4 minor injury collisions; none of which were DUI related.

   They did arrest one person for being under the influence.  They want to thank those citizens who reported a reckless driver to 911. Because of the calls, they were able to locate and arrest that driver for being DUI.

Calaveras Supervisors meet next in January 2017

   The Calaveras Supervisors have been led by an incompetent, mean and vicious bully for the past two years, Cliff Edson.

   After losing his re-election he skipped the last two meetings, for which he is being paid full  time. The next Calaveras Supervisor meeting is scheduled for January 10, 2017. We have four new Supervisors taking seats at that time.

Traffic collision on Hwy 88

   December 27, 2016 at 9:45 AM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Hwy 88 at Silver Lake.

  CHP is en route to this collision. It isn't known if there are injuries.

Calaveras Supervisors falling apart--two no-shows!

   UPDATE:  Due to the fact that only three Supervisors showed up, they were unable to get a 4/5 vote to put the $300,000 given to them by CSAC for the Butte

Valley Springs man arrested for threats

   On December 26, 2016 the Calaveras Sheriff's Office arrested Dean Owen Newby (59) of Valley Springs at his residence on Hedgepeth Road.

    Newby was booked into the Calaveras County Jail for allegedly Inflicting Corporal Injury on a Spouse, Threatening a Crime with Intent to Terrorize and False Imprisonment with Violence, all felonies.