Thursday, August 8, 2013

Karen Black dies at 74

   Actress Karen Black, who starred in "Five Easy Pieces" in 1970 with Jack Nicholson, has died at age 74.

   She had been nominated for an academy away for playing Nicholson's girlfriend in the movie.

Construction work on Hwy 49

  August 8, 2013 at 6:40 PM:   Caltrans is doing some construction work tonight at Hwy 49 and Fricot City Road. CHP is at the scene for safety.

Amador County Board of Supervisors meeting

   On August 13, 2013 at 8:30 AM the Amador County Board of Supervisors meets in the board

Fire on Hwy 4 at Horseshoe in Copperopolis

   August 8, 2013: A fire was reported on Hwy 4 at Horseshoe in Copperopolis

Power Fire grows

     August 8, 2013 at 10AM:  The Power Fire, near Pinecrest is now 881 acres and is 32% contained. The cause is still under investigation.

   The smoke is less noticeable today, at least in Calaveras County.

Silver Fire--Unbelievable devastation

  August 8, 2013 @ 10 AM:  Near Banning, the Silver Fire off Hwy 243 has now destroyed 10,000

Falcon Nesting in a Tree

Ed sent in this cute photo--don't ask!!

Traffic Accident near Government Center

    UPDATE:  Another CHP office was assigned to assist in this accident at 11:14 AM.

Ted Davis-Marsh

    Theodore Donald Davis-Marsh of Mountain Ranch passed away of a

Calaveras Supervisors Agenda August 13, 2013 -Sheriff vehicle, Ironstone Vineyards

   In addition to the Tobacco Money acceptance we wrote about earlier, the Sheriff's Department has the purchase

Three Powerball Winners in Sacramento area

   It was announced that three people in the Sacramento area won $300,000 apiece in the Powerball Lottery last night. Check your tickets!