Sunday, February 8, 2015

Loose Horse in Turlock

   February 8, 2015 at 5:30 PM:  A brown horse was nearly hit at Golf Road and Harding Road in Turlock, running in the roadway.

   CHP has no one available at this time to go capture it, due to weather related road problems. Use extra caution if in that area.

Big rig blown off 580

   February 8, 2015 at 5:30 PM:  A big rig was reportedly blown off  East 580 at Mountain House just before Tracy.

   CHP is en route to the scene. Drive extra carefully if you HAVE to go out!

Hit and Run in Murphys

   February 8, 2015 at 5:15 PM: The driver of a black Ford Bronco fled the scene after colliding with an unknown object on Hwy 4 at Utica Powerhouse Road in Murphys.

   He was caught on Bret Harte Drive, apparently by the Calaveras Sheriff's Office.

Flooding: Hazardz/ Hwy 12 flooded near Double Springs

   UPDATE:  A traffic hazard of some type has been reported on Hwy 26 at Hagen Court in Valley Springs.   Water is coming up through a manhole cover at Hwy 49 and Jackson Gate Road.

Crash on Hwy 99

   February 8, 2015 at 3:20 PM:  A vehicle collision was reported on Hwy 99 and Hwy 120 in Manteca.

   An ambulance is responding to the scene, along with CHP. Slow down

Are you a Cowboy Poet?

   The Calaveras County Fair is holding its 2nd annual Cowboy Poet contest this year during the 4 day event in May 2015.

   Please contact the Fair Office for more information and rules.

Hwy 26 flooded near LInden

   CHP just received a report that Hwy  26 has about a foot of water near Escalon-Bellota Road in Linden.

   Avoid the area if possible. Emergency personnel are responding.

Crash on Hwy 4 at Stallion

   February 8, 2015 at 3 PM:  A traffic collision on Hwy 4 near Stallion Way, just outside of Angels Camp was reported to CHP.

   An ambulance is en route to the scene. The white Buick involved ran off the road into a gully in a field.

Amador County deputies chase and shoot suspect

   After receiving a report on Saturday afternoon of an estranged wife being confronted by her husband, Amador County deputies headed for Pine Grove.

17 year old killed in head-on crash

   On February 7, 2015 around 7:30 PM a 17 year old girl was killed when she hit another vehicle head-on on Hwy 49 near Lime Kiln Road in Grass Valley.

   An investigation into the crash is ongoing by CHP.

Golf's Billy Casper dies

   Billy Casper was often referred to as the most underrated pro-golfer of his time. He passed away of a heart attack at his home in Utah at age 83.

   Casper was in the Golf Hall of Fame and was considered number 7 ranking among the pros of all time.

COG forced to DIS Angels Camp road projects

   At the last COG (Council of Government) meeting, the list of projects approved by their executive committee were reviewed. Angels Camp representatives on COG were

Please Adopt Me!!--ADOPTED!!!

My name is Priscilla and I need a loving home. I'm about 2 years old and my coat is shiny and my friends say I'm sweet and calm. 

  Please come and visit me. You can ask questions about me at or come to the Calaveras Animal Services in San Andreas.

If you are going to drink, don't drive

Pickup overturned in Mi-Wuk

   February 8, 2015 at 8:30 AM:  A white pickup overturned and is on its roof at Kiku Lane and Pela Road in Mi-Wuk Village.

   Emergency personnel are responding to the scene. It isn't yet known if there are injuries.

Woman sues Pop Warner Football

   A mother in Wisconsin has filed a $5 million lawsuit against the Pop Warner Football league, citing  injury sustained while playing football as an 11-year-old.

   Her 25 year old son committed suicide and the autopsy results showed that he has suffered Dimentsia Pugilistica, as a result of head injuries. She claims punitive damages, saying the league failed to warn the family of the danger of playing football.

After controversy, Brian Williams takes a few days off

   After a week of scandal, when his mistruth about a helicopter in Iraq being hit by enemy forces , Brian Williams has elected, according to NBC, to take a few days off.

   Now everyone knows why the commercials NBC has been running promoting the news anchor, have been broadcast for the last month.  They apparently knew this was coming.

Bruce Jenner involved in fatal collision

   UPDATE:   Authorities have stated that the paparazzi who were following Bruce Jenner prior to the fatal collision were not chasing him and therefore were not responsible for the crash.

Traffic collision on Algerine Wards Ferry Road

   February 8, 2015 at 8 AM:  A traffic collision has been reported at Algerine Wards Ferry Road and Lime Kiln Road in Sonora.

   No injuries have been reported.  CHP is at the scene.

Lady Gaga/Tony Bennett duet at Grammy's

   Tonight at the Grammies Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett will perform a duet.

    Pharrel Williams, Taylor Swift and John Legend are up for Grammies, as well as Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett.