Friday, August 11, 2017

Who will Governor Brown appoint as Calaveras judge??

   Much speculation surrounds the empty Superior Court judge position in Calaveras County.  One person we know is trying to get it is lawyer Ken Foley.

     He insists he is  not too old at 68,

Canyon Fire at Lake Berryessa

   August 11, 2017:  Per CalFire  100 acres has been burned in the Canyon Fire at Lake Berryessa this afternoon in only two and a half hours.

   The fire is 10% contained. Hwy 128 is closed in the area. This is in Napa County.

Calaveras Strategic Planning Sessions!! NOT SECRET??? TWO DAYS!!!

   Special Meeting of Calaveras Supervisors at Ironstone in Murphys

     After Dennis Mills was elected District 4, he immediately began harping

Caltrans work on Hwy 4 at Big Trees continues

   We receive many complaints about the Caltrans work on Hwy 4 at Big Trees in Ebbetts Pass. One is a question of 'why can't they do this at night'?

Traffic collision in Mokelumne Hill

   UPDATE:  Minor injuries were indicated in this collision.

Fire in Sonora area

   A fire off Hwy 108 at Green Springs Road has caused smoke to scare people in Calaveras County.

   The fire is now stopped at 5.2 acres and crews are mopping up. Whew!

River accident in Dorrington

   August 11, 2017 at 10:45 AM:  The Calaveras Sheriff is responding to a call regarding a river accident at Big Bar outside Dorrington.

   We don't have any other details at this time.

Calaveras Grand Jury investigating Sheriff DiBasilio??

   We sent an email to the Calaveras Board of Supervisors and CAO Tim Lutz questioning the actions of temporary Sheriff DiBasilio regarding monies used and the raiding

Boulder on Hwy 4

   August 11, 2017 at 8:55 AM:  A boulder has been reported on Hwy 4 near Avery Hotel Road in Avery.

   CHP has been notified, but be cautious until it can be removed.

Calaveras Sheriff brings more BAD publicity for County!!

   All over the news last night for Northern California was the Calaveras Sheriff DiBasilio, crying "they're everywhere", 'just everywhere', referring to cannabis farms. Bad judgment, poor fiscal policy, theft from the public???

   He was attempting to defend what has been called illegal activity and misuse of taxpayers funds in order to give his deputies more overtime CUTTING MARIJUANA PLANTS, not going after METH
freaks and labs!   Does everyone see something is wrong with this temporary Sheriff???

Traffilc collision in Valley Springs

   August 11, 2017 at 8:25 AM:  A traffic collision has been reported near the Hwy 12 and Hwy 26 intersection in Valley Springs.

     One vehicle is overturned. CHP is en route to the scene. Be extra cautious in the area.