Sunday, March 22, 2015

Fed-Ex bruilding giant complex in Tracy

   Fed-Ex broke ground on Friday for the 600,000 sq. ft. facility they are building in Tracy.

   It will be a distribution facility and will hire at least 300 employees.

Sheriff's Deputy arrested in Placerville

   An El Dorado County Sheriff's deputy was arrested for alleged domestic violence at his home in Placerville, after an investigation.

    Shane Humbird (36) was booked into the El Dorado County Jail.

High School classes cancelled after body found in pool

   A man's body was found in Piedmont High School's outdoor pool on Friday. The school in San Jose was closed down for the day as a result.

   An investigation is underway to identify and discover how the man's body got into the pool.

Governor Brown: Ted Cruz Unfit!

   Governor Brown was on 60 minutes this morning to discuss Climate Change. Brown made fun of Ted Cruz, who terrified a 3 year old girl earlier this week by saying "the World in on Fire".

   He went as far as to say Cruz is "totally UNFIT" to run for President of the US.

Car off road below Rancho Calaveras

   March 22, 2015 at 11 AM;  CHP is at the scene of a car that ran off the roadway at Milton Road and South Gulch Road below Rancho Calaveras.

  An ambulance and fire personnel are also responding to the area. Use caution if headed that way.

Letter to the Editor: About Water

   Dear Editor:

    Just a few months ago I heard a CCWD official state that there is plenty of water for the Castle and Cooke project called Sawmill.  Now we hear there is NO water!  Where is the truth?

Big rig fire on Hwy 99

   UPDATE:  This was an engine fire and was quickly extinguished.  It is not blocking any lanes.

Irish Day pretty wild for Sheriff in Murphys

   The Calaveras Sheriff's Office was kept busy late on Irish Day in Murphys after receiving complaints of two women passed out in front of a Main Street winery, and 2-4 males lying in the middle of the roadway.

   There were also calls for disturbances on Main Street due to physical altercations and arrests for public intoxication. Apparently a good time was not had by all and the Calaveras Sheriff was kept busy.

Tow truck involved in Crash

   UPDATE at 8:30 AM:  This crash has now been cleared.

Two vehicles overturned in Hughson

   March 22, 2015 at 7:45 AM:  Two vehicles have reportedly overturned on Hatch and Charles in Hughson. CHP is shutting down the roadway while they assist the injured.

   An ambulance and other emergency personnel are responding to the scene. Be careful if in that area.

Injured deer on Mountain Ranch Road

  UPDATE at 8:05 AM:  CHP has despatched the deer. The roadway is now clear.