Friday, June 2, 2017

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

   Coming to the Fallon House Theater  in Columbia, on June 16, 2017 and running through July 30, 2017 is Joseph and the amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.

   For tickets or information call 532-3120 or email

Big rig on side on Hwy 108

   UPDATE:  Oil and fuel is spilled on the roadway. a clean-up crew has been requested from Caltrans.

Overturned car in Ione

   June 2, 2017 at 6 PM:  A car has reportedly overturned into a ditch and is on its side off Buena Vista Road in Ione.

   An ambulance and tow truck are responding to the scene.

Big rig collision in Escalon

     UPDATE:  This is the 2nd collision at that intersection in the past hour.  The first one was of 5 or 6 vehicles apparently. We don't know about injuries in that collision.

June 2, 2017 at 2:50 PM:  A big rig

Garden Party

   The Calaveras Arts Council is holding their 2nd Annual Garden Party on Sunday June 11, 2017 from 3 PM to 5 PM.

   It will be held at Rising Sun Nursery on Hwy 12 in Burson. Their will be music, art, good food and it supports the arts in Calaveras County.  It is $20 per person and space is limited. Call 754-1774 for reservations.

Hiker falls down 400' waterfall

   A hiker to the top of the Feather Falls in Plumas National Forest apparently plunged 400' when he slipped.

   Attempts to locate the victim have so far been unsuccessful. The name has not been released.

Letter to the Editor: Thank you Public Works

UPDATE:  While we realize this writer was willing to sign their name to this letter, we have deleted it for their own protection!

   Dear Editor:

   I should have written this letter some time ago, but anyway.  I want to thank the Public Works Department (the part that handles the dumps) for putting that nice guy Dean at the Avery Dump.

   He is always polite, but professional,

Collision in Sonora

   June 2, 2017 at 10:40 AM:  A collision has been reported on Hwy 108 at Sanguinetti Road in Sonora.

   No injuries have been indicated. It is blocking the roadway, so be cautious if in that area.

It was French President Macron' who white fisted Trump

    When Trump had such a long handshake with the new President Macron' of France, everyone immediately thought Trump

San Jose man arrested for felony DUI

    On June 1, 2017 Calaveras District Attorney arrested Mathew Warren Jercich (54) of San Jose at the Sheriff's Office in San Andreas.

    Jercich was booked into the Calaveras County Jail for alleged DUI and DUI with bodily injury, both felonies.

Car vs. tree in Twain Harte area

   June 2, 2017 at 8:15 AM:  A gray Toyota Rav 4 has left Longeway Road at Hunts Road in the Twain Harte area and hit a tree.

   CHP and an ambulance are responding to the scene.

Tanker and Prius collide in Ripon

  UPDATE at 10:30 AM:  CHP is still at the scene of this collision. The tanker went down the embankment