Tuesday, November 6, 2018

55% of Calaveras voters cast ballots

   A better than expected turnout was seen among Calaveras registered voters, 55%.

   There are 29,555 registered in the county and 16,414 participated in this election. Still not what it should be, but more than in some past midterms.

Cindy Secada wins CCWD seat in District 2

     Cindy Secada, a longtime and well respected management employee of Murphys Sanitary District, has won a seat on the Calaveras County Water District Board.

   She has 692 votes or 56% currently for the District 2 representation.

Folendorf and Broglio win Angels City Council seats

   Amanda Folendorf, currently very popular Mayor of Angels Camp's City Council and first time candidate Alvin Broglio, have big leads in the race for two open seats on the council.

   Folendorf currently has 466 votes and Broglio has 460.  Congratulations to both!

Ben Stopper leads in District 5 Supervisor race

   Clyde Clapp probably knew his time has come, as more and more information about his past

Merita Callaway leads in District 3

   UPDATE:  Callaway took 1999 votes altogether in this election over Oliveira's 1523.
    As was expected, Merita

Longtime GOP in Congress, Pete Sessions loses

   A former NFL player Colin Allred has defeated longtime Representative in Texas Pete Sessions.

   Democrats have become a true force in the red state.

Polls close in California--Democrats take House

   The polls are now officially closed in California and we have watched as across the country, the Democrats have taken control of the House of Representatives.

   Here in Calaveras County, we are soon to see results of the various elections going on and will post the results as soon as we have them.

Have you voted??

Major injuries in Hwy 120 collision

   November 6, 2018 at 11:10 AM:  A collision between a pickup and a sedan has been reported on Hwy 120 at Jack Tone Road in Manteca.

   Major injuries have been indicated. An ambulance and tow truck are responding to the scene.

How do you tell if someone is a racist??

   It's easy to tell if someone is a racist or not. As the candidate for Governor of Florida said "I don't have to call

Blown PG&E transformer in Arnold

   November 6, 2018 at 10:35 AM:  A possible blown transformer has been reported on Fairway Drive in Arnold.

   Ebbetts Pass Fire is investigating. PG&E has been notified.

The RING is in the safe deposit box, THIEVES!!!

  You will NEVER get it!!!!

Best line of the Day...by a DOG!

   Triumph the Comic Dog interviewed both Beto O'Rourke and Ted Cruz last night, but Cruz' was

Bull in the roadway

   November 6, 2018 at 10:05 AM:  Since its election day, we have heard a lot of bull