Saturday, July 20, 2013

Fire at Mokelumne River

  July 20, 2013:  A fire was reported at 7:31 PM on Hwy 12 at the Mokelumne River on the San Joaquin County side.

   Emergency fire crews are responding to the area.

50 Fire in El Dorado County update

  July 20, 2013:  The 50 fire located south of Hwy 50 at the El Dorado and Sacramento County line, reached 163 acres, but is now 100% contained.

Rancho Fire Grows overnight

   In Kern County, the Rancho Fire grew to 730 acres overnight, but is now 56% contained. This fire is located on the west side of I-5 in Lebec.

Katherine Jackson testifies...

   Katherine Jackson, mother of Michael sat quietly in the courtroom and listened to testimoney about her sons last weeks alive and his sudden death.

    Then she was called on to testify and she completely broke down in court, telling the jury, "my son was not a freak!"

Is the Mafia still alive and well?

   One witness suddenly dead, another testifies on the stand that he was Whitey Bulger's partner in crime, saying that he was a rat and a lady-killer.

   Do you see a good book coming? You bet!

Pioneer White House Journalist dies

   The famous White House journalist Helen Thomas has died at the age of 92. The Gridiron Club and Foundation, a journalistic organization in Washington D.C. confirmed her death this morning.

Letter to the Editor...About Postal Workers

   Dear Editor:

   After reading the Op-Ed about all the problems with the Post Office, I contacted a couple

President Obama says "I could have been Trayvon..."

   July 20, 2013:  In an impromptu and impassioned tribute to Trayvon Martin. President Obama made an unplanned