Friday, June 29, 2018

Murphys man arrested

   On June 27, 2018 Jeffrey Lawrence Renner (59) of Murphys was arrested at his residence on Tom Bell Road in Murphys.

   Renner was booked into the Calaveras County Jail for alleged Weapon Restriction of Mentally Ill person, a felony.

Calaveras Humane Society buys separate building--Not part of county

   After years of talks and approval by the prior Calaveras Board of Supervisors to go into talks with the Calaveras Humane Society to build and maintain a countywide shelter, that plan

Fire near Hogan Dam

   The fire off Silver Rapids near Hogan Dam on June 28, 2018 was reportedly caused by fireworks, per CalFire.

   Fortunately, it was contained at around 1/4 acre.  Calaveras needs a fireworks ban, but some non-profits complain that its an easy way to make money; but at what expense to the public?