Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Melania Trump is now 45 years old!

   Trump's most recent Trophy wife is 45 years old now.  Let's see!  That makes him 25 years older than she is.

     She is looking old though.  Must be living with a chaotic crazy man!!

Collison in Valley Springs

   April 26, 2017 at 1 PM:  A collision has been reported on Hwy 26 at Hwy 12 in Valley Springs.

   CHP is at the scene. At tow truck is responding. Be cautious if in the area.

Fatal Collision on Hwy 12

   Per CHP the name of the person who was fatally injured is Steven Sapp of Ripon.

CHP reports that on April 26, 2017 around 5:50 AM a driver (69) from Ripon  was driving a 1994 Ford Explorer on Hwy 12 east

Traffic collision on Poole Station Road

   UPDATE:  Apparently a mother and two children have some neck and back pain, minor injuries indicated by CHP.

Supervisor Clapp wants to BAN farm animals in Calaveras!!

   At the Calaveras Supervisor meeting on April 25, 2017 the District 5 Supervisor Clapp asked for an agenda item to see about banning farm animals from residential areas.

   He says his voters don't like horses, chickens, goats, etc. in the Rancho Calaveras subdivision, which he represents.  They also don't like the animals to get out on the roadways.


Los Angeles Bans Wild Animals for Entertainment!

   In an unprecedented move the Los Angeles City Council voted to BAN any entertainment the uses wild animals. Ringling Bros. Circus is closing down partly because they can no longer use their bullhook trained elephants to entertain the public who likes seeing animals hurt.

   This is the first in what should be followed around the country, prohibiting the torture of any wild animals for human entertainment, which is sick anyway.



CCWD holds Special Meeting

   On Wednesday April 26, 2017 at 11 AM, after their regular Board Meeting, Calaveras County Water District will hold a Special Meeting.

   This will be a Closed Session to discuss Contract Negotiations with SEIU employees.

HorseSpeak Spring BBQ

   HorseSpeak is holding its annual spring BBQ on May 6, 2017 as an Open Ranch Day at CowgirlUP Ranch on Arapaho Drive in Burson.

   An equine assisted counseling center, they use horses as a way to counsel those with special needs.  Tickets are $20 for adults. For more information call   772-3871.  The gates open at 2:30 PM.

CHP warns of motorcycles safety

   CHP is warning motorcycle drivers and drivers in other vehicles to be more alert to be safe during the Spring and Summer months, while more motorcycles are on the road.

   Look twice for motorcycles, as they are harder to see. And cyclists need to be careful to obey all laws, using turn signals and follow all safety rules.  Last year 476 motorcyclists were killed and 14,000 were injured while riding.


FREE art class for Seniors

   This coming Saturday, April 29, 2017 at 1 PM a FREE art class will be held at Town Hall Arts in Copper Town Square.

   If you were born in 1947 or before, you qualify for this free call. Sign up with Larry at 785-2050.

Angels Camp Police lobby now open

   The City of Angels Camp has announced that the lobby of the Police Department will re-open for regular hours.

   It will be open Monday through Friday from 9 AM to 5 PM and is closed after 5 and on weekends and holidays.

Caltrans working on Hwy 4

    April 26. 2017 at 7 AM:  Caltrans will be working on Hwy 4 in Camp Connell today.  Be cautious when in that area.

   CHP will be present to assist with any traffic problems during the workday.