Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Rosie O'Donnell joining "The View"

  It was just announced today that one of the new co-hosts of "The View" will be Rosie O'Donnell.

   So far, that makes Rosie and Whoopie Goldberg the two mainstays for the next season.

Traffic Accident Hwy 4 at Hwy 99

    July 8, 2014 at 1 PM: CHP reports minor injuries at the scene of a big rig vs a pickup at Hwy 4 and Hwy 99 in Stockton.

    Three CHP are at the location and a tow truck has been dispatched.

Vehicle burglary in Copperopolis

   On July 7, 2014 the Calaveras Sheriff's Office responded to a vehicle burglary on Bret Harte Drive in Copperopolis.

   A report was taken on the incident. It is nor known at this time if there is a suspect.

Injured deer at Hwy 4 and Monges Ranch Rd

   Be cautious if you are driving on Hwy 4 in Douglas Flat. An injured deer was just reported to CHP.

   An officer is en route to the scene. Slow down!  And attach deer warnings to the front of your vehicle. They are only around  $10.

"Flight of Fancy" Quilt wins International Recognition

"Flight of Fancy" by Ann Nancy Macomber
  A quilt called "Flight of Fancy" made by Ann Nancy Macomber of Arnold has won International Recognition by Upstream Gallery.

   You can see other works of art that were recognized by going to upstreampeoplegallery.com.

Families step up to foster children who crossed border

   What a wonderful story NBC ran on the families who have stepped in and volunteered to take in some of the children who crossed into the US without papers.

   It is heartening to know that there are those who can speak louder through their actions of the heart to help blot out the racist low-life protestors who have nothing to give others but hate.

Fire on Arch Rd off Hwy 99

   July 8, 2014 at 10 AM:  A grass fire was just reported on the Arch Rd frontage off of Hwy 99 in Stockton.

    Fire crews have been dispatched.

A cool photo on a hot day

Baring Falls in Glacier National Park

Chicago gun violence continues

  Over the July 4 weekend alone, Chicago saw 60 more victims of gun violence. Many complain that lax laws surrounding guns are the cause of what seems like endless shootings.

NFL eliminates cap for concussion cases

   The NFL has decided to eliminate their former cap for players with concussion related problems. 4500 players had filed a lawsuit to get NFL to cover damages without any cap.

Modern Family star dating who?

   Sofia Vergara, star of "Modern Family" met Joe Manganiello while attending the White House Correspondence Dinner last month. She was with Nick Loeb, her then fiancĂ©.

   Since then, she has split with Loeb and reportedly is now dating Manganiello.


Multiple Fires in San Luis Obispo and Monterey counties

   Two fires along Interlake Road that runs between San Luis Obispo and Monterey counties kept firefighters busy on July 7, 2014.

   The 47 acre fire on the Monterey County side is 60% contained.  The roadside fires on the San Luis Obispo County side have been 100% contained.  The cause of these fires is under investigation.

Vehicle lands upside down in river

   According to CHP on July 3, 2014 Janelle Lewis (18) of Valley Springs was traveling north on Hogan Dam Road in a 1993 Grand Cherokee.