Monday, April 24, 2017

Wood hazard on Hwy 108

   April 24, 2017 at 6:55 PM:  Pieces of wood have been reported on Hwy 108 near Draper Mine Road in the Sonora area.

   Be extra cautious if headed in that direction.

Traffic collision at Amador County line

   April 24, 2017 at 6:50 PM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Hwy 49 at Electra Road on the Amador County side of the river.

   No injuries have been indicated. CHP is en route to the scene.

Collision on Hwy 49

   April 24, 2017 at 2 PM:  A traffic collision has been reported at Hwy 49 and Gun Club Road outside Angels Camp.

    Minor injuries have been indicated. CHP is at the scene. Be extra cautious if headed that way.

John Aurthur Hubbell

   On April 19, 2017 at 10:44 AM John Aurthur Hubbell passed away peacefully in his home surrounded by his loved ones.

   Born in

Trump shuts down government over 'WALL'!

   As the end of the week nears, the decision on whether to increase the deficit or not is up to the Republicans who are in charge.

   Trump insists that the budget include his $70 billion wall, which he had insisted the Mexican government would pay;  WRONG!!  Will he shut down the government over the "WALL"!!

Letter to the Editor: About ban

   Dear Editor:

   I have always been opposed to any ban on cannabis in Calaveras County.  Those who are

Marriage LIcenses in Calaveras County

   Marriage licenses recorded in Calaveras County in April, 2017:

     Chance Kelly Tanner and

Calaveras Supervisors meeting: Cannabis Ban not on Agenda

   Calaveras Supervisors will meet tomorrow, April 25, 2017 at 9 AM for their regular meeting in San Andreas.

   The Cannabis Ban that Chair Oliveira and Supervisor Mills demanded is not on this agenda, but possibly next meeting in May.

Arrest for Felon with Firearm

   On April 22, 2017 Paul Michael Challoner (60) of Hathaway Pines, was arrested at the Calaveras County Courthouse in San Andreas.

   Challoner was booked into the Calaveras County Jail for allegedly being a Felon in Possession of a Firearm and Prohibited to Own Ammunition, both felonies.

  

Mayor of Angels Camp: Not Sanctuary City??

   At the last Angels Camp City Council meeting Mayor Scott Behiel asked the Chief of Police Todd Fordahl "We're not a Sanctuary City, are we?"

   We were surprised that the mayor would openly state the obvious of being against immigrants. We are aware of racist employees at the City.

Arrest at VS Chevron station

   On April 22, 2017 Calaveras Sheriff's deputies arrested Dale William Wichman III, (46) of Burson at the Valley Springs Chevron Station.

    Wichman was booked into the Calaveras County Jail for allegedly being a Felon in Possession of a Firearm, Prohibited  Ammunition, both felonies and for Possession of a Switchblade knife in a vehicle, a misdemeanor, and was then released on bond.

Chains required on Hwy 4

   April 24, 2017 at 8:25 AM:  Chains are currently required on all non-four wheel drive vehicles at Cottage Springs on Hwy 4.

  

Caltrans work in Avery

   April 24, 2017 at 8:20 AM:  CHP is assisting Caltrans on Avery Hotel Road where they are doing maintenance.

    Be cautious if in that area.

Collision in Plymouth

   April 24, 2017 at 8:15 AM:  A two car collision has been reported at Hwy 16 and Hwy 124 in Plymouth.

   An ambulance is responding to the scene. Hwy 16 is currently blocked. Use Caution if in the area.

Snow cat collision in Bear Valley

   April 24, 2017 at 8:00 AM:  A snow cat reportedly went over a berm off Hwy 4 at Hwy 207 in Bear Valley.

   CHP is at the scene. An ambulance is en route. Be cautious if headed in that direction.