Sunday, August 24, 2014

Scotland free after more than 300 years?

   With all the international violence going on, an important vote is taking place in Scotland on September 18, 2014.

   After 300 plus years, Scottish citizens will decide whether to stay a part of Great Britain or to break off and become their own country. We will be watching this one.

49ers WILL play today in Santa Clara

   UPDATE:  49ers win this one. Another preseason game and Kaepernick only played a few plays.

   UPDATE:  The Bay and Golden Gate Brides were inspected and found to be just fine. BART is running. The Niners play the Chargers at 1 PM.

Traffic Accident near Spicer Reservoir

  August 24, 2014 at 1:10 PM:  A traffic accident has been reported off Hwy 4 near Spicer Reservoir on the bridge over the Stanislaus River.

   A vehicle is apparently overturned, leaking gas.  An ambulance has been dispatched to the scene.

Black woman Amherst grad shot and killed in parade

   A black woman graduate of Amherst was shot in the head and killed while walking in a parade near Boston.

   Police don't know if she was targeted or if it was unintentional. Her father is begging for the public to come forward with any information.

Three cows on Hwy 88

We aren't sure if these are the three
escapees on Hwy 88, but they
could be related.
   August 24, 2014 at 8:30 AM:  Three cows were reported on Hwy 88 near Dalton Rd. just outside of Jackson.

   CHP is en route. Use extra caution if headed in that area.

Oil man's divorce most costly ever?

   A man named Harold Hamm was the 13th child of a sharecropper and now controls Continental Resources, worth a fortune, to say the least.

   His wife has filed for divorce and wants $17 Billion as her share of marital assets, according to documents in the Oklahoma case. No, this one is not in LA. But the wife is an attorney.

Earthquake in Bay Area

The Richter scale measures size of quakes
     August 24, 2014:  We just learned that the North Bay in the San Francisco area, had a 6.1 earthquake around 3 AM today.

   This is the largest quake on the San Andreas fault since the Loma Prieta quake in 1989.