Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Car into tree in Bear Valley

   June 29, 2016 at 2 PM:  A car left Hwy 4 in Bear Valley and hit a tree it has been reported.

   Two air medics have been dispatched, along with CHP and a tow truck, to the scene. Be extra cautious if headed that way.

Head-on crash in Patterson

   June 29, 2016 at 12:45 PM:  A head-on collision involving three cars was reported at Hwy 33 and Rogers Road in Patterson.

   An ambulance and other emergency personnel are responding to the scene.

Bank of America building in Arnold auctioned off

   The Bank of America building in Arnold, being vacated in July by BofA, was sold at auction today.

   The bidding just closed. According to the website the property went for $575,000, which was lower than the reserve the owner had on it. That's a lot of money for property in Arnold.

Embezzlement and Grand Theft at OReilly Auto Parts

   On June 28, 2016 Angels Camp Police officers arrested Nicholaus Michael Lopez (22) of Valley Springs at OReilly Auto Parts in Angels Camp.

   Lopez was booked into the Calaveras County Jail for alleged Embezzlement, Grand Theft and Forgery, all felonies.

Head-on collision in Coulterville

   UPDATE:  Per CHP, no injuries were indicated in this collision.

Trailhead Fire near Foresthill

  June 29, 2016: The Trailhead Fire nearly doubled in size overnight. Air tankers and helicopters are back in the air this morning.

   The total acreage so far is 350 acres and containment is only 5%. Evacuations continue.  We saw several Calfire camp vehicles heading that way earlier.

Rancho Fire in Amador County

   The Rancho Fire near Ione in Amador County has burned 350 acres but we are told forward progress has been stopped.

   This fire is now 30% contained.

Time to legalize marijuana

   The initiative to legalize marijuana in California, led by former Facebook President Sean Parker, received more than enough signatures to be placed on the November 2016 ballot.

   Behind many other states, California voters will decide if marijuana, like alcohol, should be legal for those over 21.  It's way past time to wake up and legalize cannabis, which is much safer for your body than alcohol or opioid drugs.

Old Timers Invited...

July 16, 2016 in Murphys Park
Old Timers Luncheon for anyone over 70
who has lived in the Murphys area at
least 10 years call 728-8183 for

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Trail Fire in Foresthill

   UPDATE:  The 250 acre Trail Fire is 200 acres in El Dorado County and 50 acres in Placer County so far.