Saturday, May 4, 2013

Curtice N. Whittington of Volcano

    Curtice N. Whittington of Volcano passed away on April 29, 2013 at his home. He was 73.

Bus Service to Fairgrounds

   During the Calaveras County Fair, the transit buses will be offering bus service to the fairgrounds. The service will be available Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

   Go to frogtown.org for a full bus schedule. It will cost $4 for a round trip ticket.

Accident on Camanche in Valley Springs

   5-4-13 at 10PM:  An ambulance is responding to a solo vehicle accident on Camanche Parkway South and Quartz Drive in Valley Springs due to injuries.

    CHP is at the scene and a tow truck has been dispatched to the location.  Use extra caution if you are out driving tonight.

Major Injury Accident in Murphys

    5-4-13 at 9:50 PM:  CHP is just clearing the road after a major injury accident on Hwy 4 at Utica Powerhouse Rd in Murphys.

     Hwy 4 was blocked for over an hour while the air medics arrived to transport the victim to Merced.

Springs Fire suppression helped by cooler air

   5-4-13 at 5 PM:  The Springs Fire in Ventura County, is still just over 28, 000 acres, but is now 56% contained, thanks to cooler air and slightly damp conditions near the ocean.

Clean up in West Point after Fire Hydrant hit

   5-4-13:  West Point apparently got washed down when around 5:08 PM a grey pickup hit a fire hydrant at Main and Pine Streets in West Point.

   A tow truck was dispatched. CHP is at the scene.

   

Calaveras Sheriff: Leila Fowler Homicide #8--Knock Knock!!

       Didn't we just report that the Sheriff said they believe the murderer of 8 year old Leila Fowler

Gay PLayers in NFL not new?

   There's a lot of talk now about whether openly gay players will be welcomed in the locker rooms of the NFL.
 
   We just learned that gay players is nothing new!  In fact, Vince Lombardi, the perfect example of the old-school coach was perfectly fine with gay players on his team.

Kaepernick lands BIG DEAL!!

   Colin Kaepernick has landed a REALLY BIG DEAL!  He will be sponsored by nothing less that Jaguar Motor Cars.

   So much for all the criticism he received for the body art.

NFL Players need to invest....

   As all NFL players know, the good money you're making now can disappear quickly, so they all need to invest wisely.

   Von Miller, Denver Bronco linebacker, is in his 2nd year with the team. He recently announced that he bought 35 chickens, a start in the poultry business.

   He doesn't keep them in Denver, though. Says its too cold. They are at his place in Texas. Says he's starting small, but with big hopes for a retirement business.

Even Dan Marino couldn't save them...

   The Miami Dolphins used their best offense at the Floriday state capitol as the legislature there voted over whether to improve the Stadium the Dolphins use.

   The even took Dan Marino, pulling out all the stops to influence the outcome, but failed. They voted the idea down, down, down.

Summit Fire near Banning 85% contained

   5-4-13:  After burning 3166 acres in the Mias Canyon and Bluff Road areas of Banning,

Where is LIndsay Lohan now?

   We know you want to know!  Lindsay Lohan checked into the Betty Ford Center in Rancho Mirage yesterday for court ordered rehab.

     Staf unloaded her 6 pieces of luggage and she hugged a friend goodbye. Lohan is now 26 years old.

DOW tops 15,000...

     On May 4, 2013 the DOW closed out the week with a bang, briefly topping 15,000 for the first time ever.

   Wall Street was cheering a better-than-expected April employment report.  All three major indexes, DOW, NAZDAQ and S&P finished sharply higher.

NRA Convention.....with Sarah Palin

   The NRA Convention in Houston, Texas hosted by wonders like Sarah Palin and Glen Beck. How could anyone with a grammar school education possibly miss it?

Is killer in Calaveras or not?

 5-4-13:   The Calaveras Sheriff's office seems to be giving mixed messages regarding the search

The internet horror story of Holly Jacobs!

    We recently learned about Holly Jacobs, who never imagined a routine breakup

Springs Fire Update 5-4-13

   As of 6:30 AM on 5-4-13 the Springs Fire in Ventura County, near Camarillois reportedly 28,000 acres and is 30% contained. CalFire conducted burn operations (backfires) overnight, which has created significant increase in smoke in the entire area.

    The cause of this fire is under investigation.

Panther Fire in Butte Meadows area

    5-3-13:at 8 PM:   The Panther Fire near Butte Meadows is 6,665 acres and 20% contained. with 1258 firefighters, 9 engines, 54 fire crews, 12 helicopters 21 dozers and 34 water tenders assigned.

Red Flag Warning remains in effect until 9 PM Saturday night.