The massive storm system that came on shore in California Sunday brought with it heavy rains, flooding, and mudslides. The storm is also responsible for the death of one of Calaveras County's oldest residents, the Tunnel Tree.
The investigation of the murder-suicide which shocked the rural town of Murphy's, Ca. in February has been completed and the report released by the Calaveras County Sheriff. The full report is included herein.
California's 'Public Safety Realignment' law will release thousands of prisoners from California prisons. Kevin Duey was one of them, his case points out the failure of the legislature to protect the citizens.
Wes Shermantine was half of the "Speed Freak Killer" duo, he was released from death row, briefly, last week to assist in locating more of the victims. Claims of many more victims still unresolved.
The 'Rope' is the Mother Lode RoundUp and parade, the "Ride" is the Amgen Tour of California, and the "Ribbit" is the Calaveras Jumping Frog Jubilee. All happening in May, within reach of a short drive and the fun is going to start soon.