Friday, 1 April 2011

UFO News Article:
“UFOs are with us again”, 5 December 2007
(Elk Grove Citizen, California)

This is an article regarding the International Press Conference that was held at the National Press Club, Washington, D.C. on
12 November 2007:

I’ve earlier reported on the International Press Conference (search: National Press Club 2007).

John Callahan, Former FAA 
Division Chief of the Office 
of Accident, Investigation 
and Prevention
(CNN/ image)
UFO News Article:
“Two Sheriff's Office Patrols
Claim They Saw Flying Saucer”, 10 April 1950
(The Modesto Bee and News-Herald, California)

Seven persons, including two Sheriff's Office Patrols, sighted a disk shaped UFO over Monterey County, California on 9 April 1950, according to the article:,1727727

Quote from the article:
“One of the deputies, Ted Cross of Monterey, was driving a prisoner to the county jail when he said he saw the saucer.”

The UFO had a diameter of 10 meters (30 feet).

Satellite photo of Monterey, California (
( photo)
UFO News Article:
“Another Saucer Reported Seen”,
11 April 1950 (The Bend Bulletin, Oregon)

The Bend Bulletin reports on Monterey Deputy Sherriff Ted Cross’ UFO sighting between Monterey and Salinas, California on 9 April 1950:,779957

Quote from the article:
“Cross said he was driving along a 20-mile stretch of highway between Monterey and Salinas with Deputy James Matney, Matron Barbara Harris and a prisoner when the object came into view. The time was 7:00 a.m.”

NOTE: The newspaper date is 11 April 1950.

Map of Northern Monterey County, California ( image)
UFO News Article:
“Salinas Sees Disc, Or Meteor”,
13 March 1950 (Lodi News-Sentinel, California)

Several people sighted a UFO over Salinas, California on 12 March 1950, at around 8:00 p.m., Lodi News-Sentinel reports:,5698720

Quote from the article:
“The first, and most detailed report came from Mrs. Sam Raguindin of Chualar, Calif., who said the saucer ‘swooped down’ over her automobile as she and her mother and two children were driving south of Salinas.

She said she thought it was a meteor at first, but she changed her mind when the thing swooped down toward her car.”

Aerial view of Salinas, California
( photo)