Saturday, December 22, 2012

Seahawks win and they are in


The Sunday night matchup between the 49ers and the Seahawks will feature both Colin Kaepernick and Russell Wilson, who have shocked the league with their success. Who is the better quarterback?

Christmas tree rash is an itchy, ugly gift


    It may start with a sore throat. After that, there's the aptly-named "herald" patch, a round or oval pink patch that usually shows up on the chest or abdomen, then fades. Days or weeks later, the pink dots start. Sometimes they're on the front, sometimes the back.

Diesel Rig Stuck in Snow on Hwy 88

   6:55PM:  A big rig is reportedly stuck in the snow on Hwy 88 at the Carson Spur over the pass. Two CHP units are enroute to the scene.

   At 6:45 PM the Spur was reopened and then the big rig ran into trouble almost immediately. Hwy 88 is now closed again at the Carson Spur.

   Do not attempt to cross the pass on Hwy 88.

Accident at Moran and Russell Rd in Ebbetts Pass

   4:15PM:   Another accident was reported at Moran and Russell Road in Arnold. Apparently the County Road crew was notified. A green toyota was the only vehicle involved, and no injuries were reported.

    CHP is enroute to the scene. The entire Ebbetts Pass area is icy due the this afternoon's snowstorm.

Traffic Accident on Hwy 4 at Cottage Springs

  CHP is enroute to a traffic accident on Hwy 4 at Cottage Springs. No injuries have been reported.

  Use caution in this area until cleared.

Traffic Accident in Arnold

   A traffic accident has been reported at Moran Road and Russell Drive in Arnold at 3 PM. CHP is enroute to the scene.

    No injuries have been reported. Use caution in that area until cleared.

'Alien-like' skulls unearthed in Mexico


Human skulls deliberately warped into strange, alien-like shapes have been unearthed in a 1,000-year-old cemetery in Mexico, researchers say.

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Are Steelers ready for playoff run?


 Week 16 matches up a game between the Steelers and the Bengals  Do you think the Steelers will win?

Hazard on Hwy 4 in Dorrington

  UPDATE:  CHP is now enroute to the scene at 2:35PM

   At 1:20 PM a traffic hazard was reported on Hwy 4 at Boards Crossing

Car into Snow Bank at Hwy 4 and Bear Valley Road

  1:30 PM:  Another accident on Hwy 4, this time at the Bear Valley Road exit. A vehicle has run off the road and is now stuck in a snow bank at that location.

   CHP and a tow truck are enroute to the scene. Use extra caution if driving in that area.

Warning: Large Rock at Copper Cove Drive and OByrnes Ferry Rd.

   1:15 PM:   A large rock has reportedly rolled onto the intersection of OByrnes Ferry Rd and Copper Cove Drive in Copperopolis.

   CHP is enroute to the scene. Use extra caution in that area until cleared.

Subaru Runs off Hwy 4 in Ebbetts Pass

   With the snow coming down heavily in Ebbetts Pass, Hwy 4 is becoming more treacherous, especially if you try to drive too fast for conditions.

The wildest alien planets of 2012


    From massive bodies that fell just short of becoming stars to the tiniest solar systems known, 2012 has brought an array of intriguing exoplanets to light. And double-star systems that once seemed unlikely to host planets have produced a wealth of them this year.


Should Tebow go to CFL?

   If no NFL team gives Tim Tebow an opportunity to start at QB, should he consider playing ball in Canada?
What do you think?

Fallon, friends ask again, 'Who's On First?'


     Classic comedy duo Abbott and Costello first had audiences howling at their "Who's On First?" routine back in the 1930s. But just because the name-game gag is old, doesn't mean it's lost its edge.

Bieber's Hamster Giveaway Causes Furry Furor



     Here's a story that will give you paws. Or at least it has paws. According to TMZ, Justin Bieber gave an unsuspecting fan an early Christmas present by unloading his pet hamster, named PAC, on her during a recent concert. "That's for you," Bieber said.

Injury Accident on Hwy 88

   UPDATE:  Per CHP the highway is now clear.
    UPDATE:   CHP arrived on the scene at 11:20 AM

    A traffic accident

Tree Down in Mokelumne Hill

  At 10:40 AM a tree was reported down at Hwy 26 and Campo Seco Turnpike in Mokelumne Hill.

  CHP is at the scene of the tree, which is blocking the roadway and brought fences down on both sides of the highway.

   CalTrans has been notified. Avoid that area if possible until cleared.

How Big is the White House?

   How many square feet does the White House have?  If you watched the Christmas White House decoration special on HGTV, you know

Murphys Senior Center Receives Christmas Gift


    The Murphys Senior Center received an early Christmas Gift, a grant of $450 from Thrivent for its Food Pantry!

Chains Required on Hwy 4

    CHP is requiring chains just above Arnold to Mt Reba on Hwy 4 this morning. Be cautious while driving in the bad weather.