Thursday, June 5, 2014

Traffic Accident on Old Don Pedro starts Hetch Hetchy Fire

   According to CHP Sheila Monaghan (65) of Sonora was driving a 2001 Lexus northbound on La Grange road south

Amador Supervisors meet

   On June 10, 2014 at 8:30 AM the Amador County Board of Supervisors meets in the Board Chambers on Court Street in Jackson.

 On the agenda is river flow requirements of the Mokelumne River. Perhaps they will discuss what Calaveras County Supervisors did to them.

Fire near Don Pedro

   A fire on the northwest shore of Don Pedro Reservoir was reported today June 5, 2014 around 1 PM. It is now 287 acres.

   Fire personnel believe they have stopped forward progress of this fire, called the Hetch Hetchy Fire as of 2:30 PM.

Oh, no! Not in the runoffs?

Oh, well, we need one for laughs!

Fire in Duplex

   On June 4, 2014 CalFire responded to a fire around 11:18 AM in the 13700 block of Big Hill

What's Next for Art Moore?

   After Tuesday's election placed him in the top two for the November election for Congress, Art Moore was asked what he will do next?

Bass Harbor Lighthouse

Bass Harbor Lighthouse at suset
in Acadia National Park, Maine

CHP hiring

   We received a press release from the CHP that they are accepting applications in July from individuals interested in a career as a CHP officer.

   The CHP is looking to hire cadets from a pool of applicants to fill vacant officer positions throughout the state. Go to or

Fires reported in Tuolumne County

   UPDATE:  June 5, 2014:  Called the 59 Fire, it reached 500 acres and is now 50% contained.

   Calaveras County engines were sent to assist Tuolumne County in suppressing this fire, which was actually several fires along the highway.

49ers Colin Kaepernick signs new contract

  Only two years ago Colin Kaepernick was virtually unknown, a backup quarterback drafter by the Niners.

   Yesterday he signed a 6 year extension with the team worth around $129 million.

Collision at Hwy 12 and Hwy 49

    On June 2, 2014 at 3:15 PM Joe G. Evans (81) of Sacramento was driving a 2013 Ford Focus southbound on Hwy 49 and stopped at the intersection with Hwy 12 in San Andreas.