Saturday, May 20, 2017

Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Circus closes

   This was the final weekend for people to attend a Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Circus.

    They have closed down as the public no longer attends in the numbers they once did and the elephants are no longer allowed in performances.

Motorcycle collision in West Point

   May 20, 2017 at 7:15 PM:  A motorcycle collision was reported on Winton Road in West Point.

     According to CalFire the motorcycle and riders were picked up by an unknown vehicle. Apparently no injuries were indicated.

Pickup runs off Hwy 120 in Groveland

   May 20, 2017 at 4:35 PM:  A pickup has reportedly run off Hwy 120 at Deer Flat Road in Groveland.

   No injuries have been indicated. CHP and a tow truck are en route to the scene.

Car rollover in Jamestown

  May 20, 2017 at 4:35 PM:  A car reportedly has rolled over on Hwy 120 near New Priest Grade in Jamestown.

   CHP is at the scene. A tow truck has been dispatched. No injuries were indicated.

Motorcycle collision on Murphys Grade Road

   May 20, 2017 at 4:15 PM:  A motorcycle collision has been reported on Murphys Grade Road at French Gulch Road in Murphys.

  Two CHP are at the scene. The driver suffered minor injuries. Be careful if in that area.

Two horses on Obyrnes Ferry Road

   May 20, 2017 at 1:55 PM:  Two horses have been reported out on Obyrnes Ferry Road at Old Obyrnes Ferry Road in Jamestown.

   CHP is en route to the scene. Be careful until the owner can be located.

Motorcycle down on Hwy 4

   UPDATE:  Injuries in this incident are moderate.

May 20, 2017 at 1:45 PM:  A Harley Davidson

Two Napa Auto Parts trucks collide

   May 20, 2017 at 1 PM:  Two Napa Auto Parts trucks have reportedly collided on Hwy 88 in Lockeford, near the auto parts store.

   No injuries have been indicated.

Jeb Bush speaks out!!

  Jeb Bush, who up to now has been mum on the insanity at the White House, finally speaks out.

  He says that he warned the GOP during the campaign that Trump was nothing but chaos and now that he's in the White House, he's still nothing but chaos.

Car vs. bicycle in Ione

  UPDATE:  Bicyclist received only minor injuries in this collision.

RV collision on Hwy 49

   May 20, 2017 at 10 AM:  A collision involving an RV has been reported on Hwy 49 at the Fairgrounds.

   CHP is en route to the scene. Minor injuries have been indicated.

Car off Jesus Maria Road

   UPDATE:  This vehicle is 300' off the roadway. A tow truck is en route to the scene.

Calaveras County Democrats announce...

   The Calaveras County Democrats are announcing their plans for Resistance Summer with MoveOne.Org.

   The deadline to apply is Monday May 22, 2017.  They are looking for 1000 residents in this area to join the Resistance. Call your local Democratic office for more information or go to

Calaveras Water District meets

   Calaveras County Water District (CCWD) meets on May 24, 2017 at their offices on Toma Court in San Andreas.

   The meeting is scheduled to begin at 9 AM.

SLOW DOWN!! DRIVE Defensively!!

Motorcycle collision in Coulterville

   May 20, 2017 at 8 AM:  A motorcycle has been reported down on Hwy 49 and Hwy 132 in Coulterville.

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