Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Calaveras teachers settle contract

  A temporary settlement has been worked out between the Calaveras Unified School District and its 100 plus teachers.

   Classes were able to resume today as a result of the deal, which is yet to be ratified by employees.

Thank you Supervisor Oliveira....

   We just returned from attending the CCWD ribbon cutting ceremony at Cedar Center in Arnold, where they were celebrating the completion

Car vs. tree in West Point

   October 25, 2017 at 10:30 AM:  A car has reportedly hit a tree on Main Street in West Point.

   Emergency personnel are responding to the scene.  A helicopter has been ordered for the patient, who apparently had a seizure.

Rebecca Callen for Calaveras Supervisor???

   We have received several calls for Rebecca Callen, currently the Calaveras County Auditor, to run for Supervisor.

   She is bright, has the guts to stand up to the nasty male dominated board and is still young and enthusiastic.  Sounds like a good idea. We'll ask her.

Do you know this woman?

  UPDATE on October 26, 2017:  Per the Calaveras Sheriff, the woman has been identified.

Rock and Roll pioneer Fats Domino dies

   With a master skill at the piano and a mix of rhythm and blues and rock and roll, Fats Domino was a legend in the entertainment world.

   He died yesterday at the age of 89. Blueberry Hill is one of his trademark hits.

CCWD celebrates PIPELINE completion in Arnold

   On October 25, 2017 at 1 PM the Calaveras County Water District (CCWD) will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony in Cedar Center in Arnold.

   It will celebrate the completion of a $4 million pipeline replacement

Calaveras Auditor should have Professional Standards like Rebecca Callen

  Calaveras County has been fortunate for the past few years to have Rebecca Callen as Auditor. Under her control, the county has seen a cleaning up of questionable

Collision in Jackson

   October 25, 2017 at 8:30 AM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Hwy 49 and Depot Road in Jackson.

   It isn't yet known if there are injuries. Be cautious if in that area.

"You won't have Mr. BigPot to kick around anymore!" Farewell, goodbye, good riddance!!!

Come on, let's all
go get drunk,
   The last words we heard from Mr. BigPot McmAnus at the October 24, 2017 Calaveras Supervisors meeting was something like "You won't have me to kick around