Friday, April 21, 2017

Collision in Valley Springs

   April 21, 2017 at 4 PM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Hwy 12 near Lime Creek Road in Valley Springs.

   No injuries were indicated and the roadway is not blocked.

Multi-vehicle crash on Hwy 49

   April 21, 2017 at 3:50 PM:  A multi-vehicle crash has been reported on Hwy 49 at Springfield Road in the Columbia area.

   Emergency personnel are responding. Avoid the area if possible.

Car vs. pedestrian in San Andreas

   April 21, 2017 at 3 PM:  A car has reportedly struck a pedestrian on Mountain Ranch Road next to Mark Twain Hospital.

    Minor injuries were sustained in this incident. One person was transported to the Calaveras Sheriff's Office.

Calaveras Supervisors meet to pay for urgent repairs? Incompentence?

   On Tuesday April 25, 2017  the Calaveras Supervisors will hold a regular Board meeting to pay for urgent repairs to roads due to recent storms.

   If it's anything like the last meeting with total chaos and the Chair Oliveira unable to control or handle the job or the wack Supervisor Mills, it should be interesting.  How bad can this current board get??? Total incompetence??

Why would Forest Service allow KKK to meet at Candyrock?

  We recently heard that now the newly forming Calaveras KKK Project is planning to meet at the Candyrock Gun Club.

Letter to the Editor: How green is our County?

   Dear Editor:

    Has anyone else noticed what all the rain has done to our wonderful Calaveras County? Everything is green here in late April.

    Seems like its usually already turned brown and dingy.  Wish it would be like this every year. How green is our County???

   County resident

Deaths recorded in Calaveras County

   Those who passed away recently, as recorded in Calaveras County are:

    Frances M. Byrd, who passed away

Supervisor Mills dishonorable at CCWD and at Calaveras Supervisors???

   During the short time that Dennis Mills was part of the Calaveras County Water District board of directors, we heard NOTHING but criticism of his seeming desire to destroy everyone and everything at CCWD from within.

Car vs. fence at Copperopolis School

   April 21, 2017 at 8:30 AM:  CHP is at the scene of a car crashing into a fence at the Copperopolis Elementary School in Copperopolis.

   It isn't clear if there were any injuries.

CCWD's pipeline replacement work

   The Ebbetts Pass pipeline replacement project will focus on the area of Manuel Road between Fir Street and Sequoia in Arnold for the next couple of weeks, weather permitting.

   There will be delays and detours, so drive carefully and watch for heavy equipment in that area.

Burglary in Mokelumne Hill

   On April 20, 2017 a burglary was reported that occurred on Center Street in Mokelumne Hill.

   The Calaveras Sheriff took a report. We have no other details available at this time.

NIcholas' 10th anniversary

   This is the 10th anniversary of Nicholas the elephant living at PAWS. He had been housed in a tiny area with one other

Horse Show coming to Frogtown

   On April 29, 2017 the Junior Horse Show will be held at the Calaveras County Fairgrounds (Frogtown).

   It's FREE and begins at 8 AM until 3 PM. Just enter through the lower gate.