Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Foster Farms Chickens Center of Salmonella outbreak

   October 8, 2013:  Although authorities have confirmed that the outbreak of salmonella has been located at Foster Farms Chicken  locations in California, they say you don't have to return the chicken you bought.

   Now officials say that if you cook it thoroughly, you will escape any ill effects from the salmonella as thorough cooking kills the bacteria.

Prince George gets his own Royal Coin

   10-week old Prince George of Cambridge will be receiving a royal coin in his honor for his christening on October 23, 2013.

   The cost of the coin is between $20 and $80 thousand and is the first official commemorative coin for the child.

God and Queen removed from British Scout Oath

   After 106 years, in Britain, the National Scouting association has rewritten the Scout promise to say "...I will do my best to uphold the Scout values," instead of to "God and Queen."

   Families will still have the choice of using the old oath if they so choose. We haven't heard anything about changes to the Scouts promise here in the States.

Valerie Harper kicked off DWTS

   We're sure it wasn't easy, but actress Valerie Harper, who has been battling brain cancer, was kicked off Dancing with the Stars last night, in case you weren't watching.

   She has apparently heard worse news.

Joe H. Miller of San Andreas

    Joe H. Miller of San Andreas, passed away on September 24, 2013 at his home.

Traffic Accident on Hwy 99 at Farmington Exit

    October 8, 2013:   A milk tanker truck and a grey Ford Escape reportedly collided about 9:15 AM on Hwy 99 just north of Farmington Rd (Hwy 4) offramp. CHP is responding.

  No injuries were reported.

Traffic Accident on Hwy 99 at Farmington Rd Exit

   October 8, 2013:  At 6:42 AM CHP received a report of a traffic accident on Hwy 99 at the Farmington Rd exit (Hwy 4) in Stockton.

   It isn't yet known if there are injuries. Two CHP are enroute to the scene. One vehicle, a tan Honda reportedly hit an embankment. A big rig could be involved, as it is parked nearby.