Saturday, December 20, 2014

This is delectable Crumpet...she needs a home!--UPDATE-Now Adopted!

Crumpet is ready for adoption and needs a loving home.
Call 754-6509 or email cpino@caltel.com for more
information. Her # is A039432. She is already
spayed and ready to go home with you, and
we hear she has a wonderful purr.

Two crashes on Hwy 88--Now a third!!

  UPDATE at 4:30 PM:  A third crash has occurred on Hwy 88 at Silver Lake; a car ran off the road and hit a snowbank.  An ambulance was dispatched to this crash too.

49ers play Chargers at 5:30 PM

  December 20, 2014:   Don't forget that the 49ers play the Chargers at 5:25 PM today, Saturday. Who knows what will happen. This is not a good year for the Niners, who are already OUT of playoff possibility.

Two pickups collide near Eight Mile Road

   December 20, 2014 at 12:35 PM:  Two pickups have collided at Hwy 99 near Eight Mile Road in the Lodi area.

  The black pickup is reportedly now in the bushes off the roadway.  CHP and other emergency personnel are en route to the scene.

Tree down in West Point

  December 20, 2014 at 12:30 PM:  A tree has been reported down in the westbound lane on Hwy 26 at Higdon Road in West Point.

   CHP is en route to the area.  Caltrans has also been notified.

Car loses tire on Hwy 12

   UPDATE: As of 12 PM the roadway is clear.

       December 20, 2014 at 11:15:  A vehicle lost a tire

Baby Moose in Sprinkler


To see adorable moose young in
sprinklers, check out wimp.com
and search baby moose in
sprinkler. Outstanding video!

Traffic Collision in Gustine

   December 20, 2014 at 11 AM:  A gray pickup and a gray Honda collided at Hwy 33 and Sullivan Road in Gustine.

   An ambulance and other emergency personnel are at the scene.

Merry Christmas from President Obama and family

Look how cute; Bo and Sunny running out in front.
Neat card!! The President and the whole family,
including the two dogs, are now in Hawaii visiting family
for the Holidays!

Hit and Run reported in Valley Springs

   December 20, 2014 at 9:50 AM:  We aren't sure if this qualifies as a 'Neighbor from Hell' incident but a resident on Pelican Place in Valley Springs has reported that his neighbor backed into his car and then left the scene.

  CHP is now at the scene. No other details are available.

Amador County Supervisors meet

   Unlike the Calaveras Supervisors, Amador County Supervisors is holding their regular meeting on December 23, 2014.

   It will begin at 8:30 AM in the Board Chambers at 810 Court Street in Jackson.

Chains required on Hwy 4, 88, 108

   December 20, 2014 at 9 AM:  Caltrans has a chains required sign at Camp Connell to the Mt Reba turnoff on Hwy 4. This is for all vehicles without 4 wheel drive and snow tires on all four wheels.

   Chains are required on Hwy 88 6.5 miles east of Peddlar Hill in Amador County and chains or snow tires on 4 wheel drives is required on Hwy 108 at Pinecrest in Tuolumne County.

If you break down near Kirkwood...


   If you travel up Hwy 88 to Kirkwood and break down with your vehicle blocking the highway, you may be in for a long wait for a tow truck.