Wednesday, December 24, 2014

Black Angus on Hwy 49

  UPDATE at 2:10 PM:  Another black bull has been reported at Hwy 49 and Spanish Street, near Plymouth. Perhaps it's the same one.

Truck stuck under overpass

   December 24, 2014 at 1:20 PM:  A truck is stuck in the mud under an overpass at West Grayson Road and Shiloh in Modesto.

  A tow truck has been dispatched. This is near the San Joaquin River.  CHP is at the scene.

Santa near Nigeria

   September 24, 2014 at 1:15 PM: NORAD just announced that Santa is headed for Nigeria in Central Africa.

   He has now delivered over 3 billion gifts. WOW!!

AT&T truck and Red car collide in La Grange

   December 24, 2014 at 1PM:  An AT&T truck and a red car have collided on Arbolada Drive in La Grange.

   At first it was thought it was no injuries, but an ambulance was just dispatched to the scene. CHP is at the location.

Santa now seen over Yemen

   December 24, 2014 at 11:20 AM:  According to NORAD, Santa was last seen flying over a small town in Yemen on the African continent.

   He's now headed for Saudi Arabia.

Dog out on Hwy 120

   December 24, 2014 at 11 AM:  A dog has been reported out on Hwy 120 near the Miners Mart in Big Oak Flat.

   An officer is attempting to rescue as Animal Control is busy on another call.

Santa nearing Port aux-Francais

This is in the Indian Ocean
   December 24, 2014 at 10:50 AM:  The most recent report from NORAD is that Santa is nearing Port aux-Francais, which is the French Southern and Antarctic lands.

  He has already delivered over 3 trillion gifts.

Traffic Collision on Hwy 99

   UPDATE at 10:45 AM:  The roadway is now clear.

   UPDATE at 10:40 AM:  A 2nd traffic collision reported at the same location

Dead deer on Sheep Ranch Road

Watch for deer! Don't let a tragic
collision ruin your holiday!
Put deer whistles on your front
bumpers, only around $10.
   December 24, 2014 at 8:40 AM: A dead deer has been reported on Sheep Ranch Road near Manzanita Ridge Road in Mountain Ranch.

   Use extra caution in that area until it can be moved.

Car hits pole in Modesto

   December 24, 2014 at 7:45 AM:  It was just reported that a car has hit a pole at Blue Gum Ave and North Dakota Avenue in Modesto, near Modesto Junior College.

   Emergency personnel are responding to the scene.

Traffic Collision on Hwy 99

   UPDATE:  It was just reported that 30' of chain link fence was damaged in this collision.

A California Audubon Holiday card

This is the way an owl should be living;
not the poor thing in the clear-cuts!

Traffic Collision in Escalon

   UPDATE at 7:30 AM:  CHP has arrived at the scene. A tow truck has been dispatched.

Angels Theater to show "The Interview"

   December 24, 2014:  We have been told that the Angels Theater, in downtown Angels Camp WILL be showing "The Interview".

   They will be among the first in our area to air the new comedy. Call them for specific times for the movie. We commend them for not cowering to threats from anyone.