Thursday, September 12, 2013

One in 5 still struggling

  A new poll released today shows that although the recession officially ended 4 years ago, 1 in 5 Americans is still having trouble just putting food on the table.

Drive a Porsche?

   The Porsche turns 50 years old this week.  To celebrate the company has created a limited run of the 1963 version to honor the year it made its debut.

Be kind to the Wild Animals

   The hunters are all over in the high country, and this causes the deer and other wild forest creatures to come down lower from fear.

   Drive a little more carefully. Please be kind to the animals. This is their world too!!

Shooters Cause Mt. Diablo Fire

   It was just announced that the Morgan Fire on Mt. Diablo was caused by shooters. The total acreage burned is now 3133, but containment is now 90%.

Angels Camp City Council meets

   The Angels Camp City Council meets on Tuesday September 17, 2013 at 4:30 PM for three Closed

J K Rowling announcement

   "Harry Potters" J K Rowling says she in not done with that world. In fact, she plans to write a "potter" inspired film of fantastic beasts and where to find them.

Amador County Fire Protection meets

    On September 17, 2013 the Amador Fire Protection District Board of Directors meets at 810 Court Street in Jackson at 11 AM.

Madonado lost his Chief Strategist

   The GOP gubernatorial  hopeful Abel Maldonado hired John McCain's Chief Strategist,

OP-ED....Where did Calaveras Planning get the Bull***?

    Earlier, we watched the Planning Commission meeting again, where the Planning Department's

Injured Deer on Hwy 4

   September 12, 2013 at 11:25 AM:   Two CHP are en route to Hwy 4 in Hathaway Pines where an injured deer in on the roadway near the helipad driveway.

  Please slow down. The deer do not understand cars and are just looking for food and water.

Traffic Accident on Hwy 49

   CHP have been called to the scene of a traffic accident that occurred around 10:13 AM on Hwy 49 at Glory Hole outside of Angels Camp.

   No injuries were reported, but one party says the other party refuses to give information for insurance.   

  

Head-on Traffic Collision in Murphys

   CHP reports that Julia Lei (63) of Murphys was traveling eastbound on Hwy 4, east of Mitchler

Man dies in Clover Fire

  September 12, 2013 at 9 AM:   A 56 year old man who refused to leave his home

Rim Fire Update September 12, 2013

   As of their 8 AM daily report, the USFS says the acreage burned in the Rim Fire is about the same a yesterday, at 255,000 acres, and the containment is still at 80%.

   The cost of fighting the Rim Fire is now $105 million.

Collision at Hwy 12 and Lime Creek in Valley Springs

   September 12, 2013:  CHP has just cleared a traffic accident that occurred at Hwy 12 and Lime Creek Road in Valley Springs.

   No injuries were reported, but a tow truck was required to clear the road.

Possible attempted kidnapping in Valley Springs

    The Calaveras Sheriff's Office has issues an advisory that on September 11, 2013 at around