Monday, May 22, 2017

Explosion at Ariana Grande concert

  We've just learned that an explosion during an Ariana Grande concert has caused several deaths and many injuries.  The arena is being evacuated.

   The concert is being held at the Manchester Auditorium, the largest indoor concert arena in the UK.  Apparently no one has yet claimed responsibility for the incident.

Possible windshield on Sutter Creek roadway

   May 22, 2017 at 3:15 PM:  Some type of large glass, possibly a windshield, has been reported on Shake Ridge Road near Quartz Mountain Road in Sutter Creek.

   CHP is en route to the scene, but be extra cautious if in that area.

Trump denies saying it was Israel's intelligence to Russians

   In a brief question and answer segment  with the press in Israel, Trump denied that he told Russia it was Israel who gave him the intelligence he passed on to them.

   No one had accused him or even mentioned that it was Israel, so Trump is now admitting he got it from Israel.  Mr. Netanyahu was not pleased. Trump cannot keep his mouth shut.

Mara Lago sinking???

   It seems that a growing sinkhole has opened up right in front of Mara Lago, Trumps resort in Florida.

  What is causing it and how far it may go into the resort isn't yet known.

Flynn takes the FIFTH???

   We just learned that Trumps ex-NSA chief has taken the Fifth Amendment in the hearings with Congress regarding the Trump-Russia collaboration.

   Trump himself has repeatedly said that 'anyone who takes the fifth must be guilty'!  He asked for immunity and was denied.

Letter to the Editor: Why no gun list! My kids aren't safe!!

   Dear Editor:

   Awhile back I remember the Sierra Sentinel stating it was time that the public knew who had the gun permits in Calaveras County.  I am afraid for my children

CHP: Fatal collision in Burson

   On May 19, 2017 at approximately 5:05 PM, according to the CHP report, Monica Latzen (38) of Sacramento was driving a 2003 Toyota Tundra southbound on Ospital Road,

OP-ED: Left and Right

     Many liberals and leftists criticized the New York Times last month for giving right-wing ideologue

Michele Cantrell

Michele Cantrell passed away peacefully
among loved ones on May 17, 2017.
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Water floods Doomsday Vault

   The Doomsday Vault is in the Arctic and holds seed and other important items in case of a catastrophic failure on the earth.

   The vault began flooding when temperatures became high last fall, and efforts had to be taken to protect the seeds inside. So, far, none have apparently been damaged.

Several arrests at Calaveras Fairgrounds

  Over the May 18-21, 2017 County Fair, several people were arrested for intoxication, disorderly conduct, resisting arrest, etc.

   Most of the arrests were for misdemeanors.

Two arrested at Samm's in San Andreas

   On May 20, 2017 at approximately 9:15 PM Calaveras Sheriff's deputies arrested three males at the Samm's Mini-mart in San Andreas.

   Sean Douglas Morris (24) of San Andreas was booked into the Calaveras County Jail for alleged Import/Sale/Possession of metal knuckles, a felony.

   Spencer Edward Pomeroy (21) of Sonora was also booked into the Calaveras County Jail for allegedly having a Concealed Firearm on his person, a felony.


Collision in Pine Grove

   May 22, 2017 at 8:05 AM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Ridge Road in Pine Grove.

   CHP and an ambulance are en route to the scene.

Traffic collision on Hwy 88

  UPDATE:  Per CHP major injuries resulted from this collision.

Trump is now at the Wailing Wall...

Overturned car in Lodi

    May 22, 2017 at 6:20 AM:  A car has reportedly overturned several times on northbound  Hwy 99 near Hwy 12 in Lodi.

   CHP and an ambulance are en route to the scene. Be extra cautious in the area.