Tuesday, June 5, 2018

November runoffs in Calaveras County

  The Sheriff DiBasilio is not trusted enough, nor does he make the public

Stopper pulls ahead of Guidici in District 5

  As of 11:30 PM the votes are all counted in Calaveras and there is a change in the position of candidates in Supervisorial District 5.

    Clyde Clapp and Benjamin Stopper are now nearly tied with 31% of the vote each.  They will head to the runoff in November.

Ballots are still being counted in Calaveras!!

  Sadly, less than half of the 28,000 registered voters bothered to cast their ballots in the June 5, 2018 primary election.   The elections office is still tabulating the totals in all 29 precincts.

   Those who vote we consider to be heroes. They can save our country and our county from destruction and mayhem. Those who don't vote, just don't care what happens!

Sheriff DiBasilio loses %--now below 50%

   As of 10:30 PM on June 5, 2018 DiBasilio has lost his over 50% win and is now at 49% with Gary Stevens at 29 and Garrahan at 20%.

   This would mean a runoff between DiBasilio and Stevens in November. Stevens is the only pro-BAN candidate.

Leslie Davis will remain Calaveras Assessor, overhelming vote

   As of 8:30 PM on June 5, 2018 Leslie Davis, current Calaveras Assessor was overwhelmingly

Calaveras Sheriff vote update

   The vote for Calaveras Sheriff as of 8:30 PM is as follows:

   Rick DiBasilio

Voting results in District 5 of Calaveras County

   In Calaveras County District 5 the vote as of 8:25 PM is:

   Supervisor Clapp, 34%, Stopper 27% and Guidici 28%.  Another District with a likely runoff.

Voting results in District 3 of Calaveras County

  Supervisorial race in District 3 of Calaveras County:  Results as of 8:15 PM


Fire reported on Stallion Drive

   UPDATE:  This turned out to be an illegal burn pile.  Engines are responding

Fire reported in Mountain Ranch

  June 5, 2018 at 6:30 PM:  A grass fire has been reported on Greenhills Court near Wendell Road in Mountain Ranch.

   Fire personnel are responding to the area.  It's possibly a control burn. CalFire has received many reports of smoke, but mostly in Arnold area due to USFS control burn.

Police just called to Bret Harte High School

   June 5, 2018 at 6:25 PM:  Police were just dispatched to Bret Harte High School due to voter problems and an Angels Camp City Council meeting.

   If it isn't one thing it's another in Angels Camp. Perhaps if they elect some new City Council persons.

Lot of hardworking people on the campaign trail--Good luck!!

  We will report the totals as soon as they are available from the Calaveras Elections Department.

   Polls close at 8 PM.  Should start getting a count soon after.  Campaigning is hard work. You deserve congratulations for your effort, even if you don't win tonight!

Water skiing accident at Melones

  June 5, 2018 at 5:55 PM:  A water skier was apparently struck by a wave runner and received head injuries at New Melones Reservoir.

   An ambulance is responding to Angels Prompt Care, where he was taken by a friend.

Arnold smoked out....Burning is SUSPENDED!!

   After receiving numerous complaint from worried residents we emailed Josh White with CalFire about the heavy smoke coming from

Leslie Davis -- The honorable Calaveras County Assessor!!

   VOTE for Leslie Davis!   No dishonorable people allowed!! No Muetterties!!

   No AR 15's at the Calaveras County Offices, PLEASE!!  No Muetterties!!!  No MUTTS allowed!

4 Fires in Butte and Nevada counties cause--Bury the LINES!!

   Four fires last fall in Butte and Nevada counties have now been officially linked to PG&E. In each case, either trees or branches fell into power lines,

Bettie Baker of Murphys

   Bettie Louise Baker died on May 26, 2018 at her home in Murphys with her family by her side, after a long struggle

Eagles= 1000 Trump= 0

   Trump had planned a birthday party today at the White House but nobody RSVP'd so

Arrest for Vehicle Theft in Campo Seco

   On June 4, 2018 the Calaveras Sheriff's department arrested Edward Angelo Pereira

50 years ago TODAY.....

   On election day June 5, 1968 Bobby Kennedy won the Presidential primary in California.

   History was altered that evening when he was shot and killed by an assassin. 50 years ago today!

ELECTION DAY!! Don't forget to VOTE!!

Montana to Clark: THE CATCH

Dwight Clark, THE CATCH!!
      In 1982 against the Cowboys, Bill Walsh called the play, a pass from Montana to Clark in the end