Monday, March 16, 2015

Big black dog injured

   March 16, 2015 at 4:40 PM:  A big black dog has reportedly been injured on Bret Harte Drive in Copperopolis.

   CHP is en route to the scene. Be cautious if in that area.

Traffic Collision in Douglas Flat

   March 16, 2015 at 4:30 PM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Hwy 4 at Main Street in Douglas Flat.

    No injuries were reported but both lanes are blocked.  A tow truck is en route to the scene. Use extra caution in that area.

Fatal Traffic Collision in Twain Harte

   According to CHP on March 13, 2015 at around 4:25 PM Kazimiez Janka (90) of Twain Harte was driving a 2004 Audi eastbound on Hwy 108.

   The Audi was stopped in the left turn lane to turn onto

Hit and Run in Valley Springs

   March 16, 2015 at 11 AM:  CHP is at the scene of a reported Hit and Run at Hwy 12 and Hwy 26 in Valley Springs.

  No injuries were reported. Use extra caution if headed that way.

Campground to open late

   According to BLM, the South Yuba Campground by the Yuba River in Nevada County will open late this year due to campground road improvements and culvert replacement.

   This project is scheduled to begin around April 20, 2015 and be completed by June 3, 2015.

Escaped Fire in Wilseyville

   According to CalFire on March 13, 2015 around 2:35 PM they responded to a grass fire in the 400 block of Rabbits Foot Road in Wilseyville.

   Debris burning with inadequate clearance was determined to be the cause. 1/8 acre of brush and ground litter was burned before being extinguished by 2 engines and a water tender.


Letter to the Editor...about more War!

   Dear Editor:

   I'm not really sure if you take letters about US foreign policy, but I decided to give it a try. First, I watched while the Republican Tea Party first invited Israel's right wing Netanyahu to address

Work continues on Hwy 12 bridge

   It is recommended that drivers avoid Hwy 12 west past Lodi until the work on the Hwy 12 bridge at the Calaveras River is complete.

   This could continue for a few months. Delays in the area are reportedly long.

Cameron Park house burns, man arrested

   Another home in El Dorado County went up in flames after a shootout with police early this morning.

   Neighbors in Cameron Park report that they heard man shots fired. The man in the house was arrested by El Dorado County Sheriff's Deputies.  The home may be a total loss.

Car hits bank on Parrotts Ferry Road

   March 16, 2015 at 6:55 AM:  A blue car has reportedly crashed into an embankment on Parrotts Ferry Road not far from the bridge.

   It isn't yet known if there are injuries. CHP is en route. This is on the Tuolumne County side. Use caution if headed in that direction.