Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Car stikes embankment in Copperopolis

   On December 1, 2014 at 1:50 PM, according to CHP Dale Henry Banks of Copperopolis was driving a 2014 Ford northbound on Obyrnes Ferry Road approaching Duchess Drive at approximately 30-35 MPH.

   For unknown reasons Banks

Car off the road at Knights Ferry

  December 3, 2014 at 11:20 AM:  A caller reported that it appeared one car ran another off the road at Hwy 108 at Knights Ferry.

   It isn't yet known if there are injuries. The vehicle is now out in a field and stuck in the mud. A tow truck is en route.

Glass dumping on Hwy 99

   December 3, 2014 at 10:20 AM:  CHP was just notified that a glass company truck is losing glass all over the Hwy 99 freeway at Turner Road in Lodi.

        A CHP unit is en route to the area.

Michael James Mulic of Valley Springs

   Michael James Mulic of Valley Springs was killed in a tragic motorcycle accident on November 23, 2014.  He was 29 years old.

Fatal Collision on Hwy 4 - Rain and Speed!!

   According to CHP on December 2, 2014 at 4:18 PM a 79 year old Murphys resident was driving a 2001 Chevrolet 1500 eastbound on Hwy  4 east of Pool Station Road at an unknown speed with his passenger Dean A. Morgan (52) of Angels Camp.

Eliminate Animal Murderers!

   One of the best ideas we heard come out of the 2014 elections was from new Supervisor Steve Kearney.

   He wants to eliminate the Wildlife Animal Murderers and use that money to fund the Veterans Service Office, which Calaveras County sorely needs.

   Appears Steve Kearney has a good head on his shoulders and we praise him for his idea.

More rain today, but snow is at 8000'

   December 3, 2014 at 6 AM:  Today will be another rainy day, for which we are grateful. Snow will probably stay at around 8000' however, which does not help Bear Valley or the snowpack in Ebbetts Pass.

   Drive carefully, slow down and allow extra time to get to work or wherever you have to go.