Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Fire near Coulterville

   April 29, 2015 at 2:30 PM:  A fire has been reported at Granite Springs Drive and Penon Blanc Road in the Coulterville area.

   The roadway is blocked. Avoid the area if possible so fire equipment can get through.

Fire in Phoenix Lake area

   April 29, 2015 at 2:15 PM:  A brush fire has been reported in the Phoenix Lake area at Phoenix Lake Road and Meadow Brook Drive.

   CAlFire is responding to the scene. Be careful if in that area.

Big Rig Jackknifed in Groveland

   April 29, 2015 at 9:05 AM:  A big rig has jackknifed and is blocking Hwy 120 at Big Oak Flat Road in Groveland.

   Use extra caution until CHP and a tow truck can clear the roadway. No injuries reported, but traffic is backed up for quite a distance.

Letter from President Obama....About his 5th Grade Teacher

   President Obama writes "I credit my education to Ms. Mabel Hefty, just as much as any institution of higher learning.

   When I entered Ms. Hefty's fifth-grade class at Punahou School in the fall of 1977,

Burglary in Valley Springs

   On April 28, 2015 a resident on Hwy 12 in Valley Springs reported that someone had entered through their fence and stolen patio furniture and plants.

   The Calaveras Sheriff's Office took a report of the incident.

Mountain Ranch man arrested

   On April 28, 2015  the Calaveras Sheriff's Office arrested Matthew John Delarosa (38) of Mountain Ranch, at his residence on Michel Road in Mountain Ranch.

   He is alleged to have Assaulted with a Deadly Weapon, not a Firearm, for Stalking and Using Tear Gas, etc, all felonies and for Violating a Court Order to Prevent Domestic Violence and Battery, both misdemeanors.  Delarosa was booked into the Calaveras County Jail.

Sierra MacIntosh Users meet

   On May 12, 2015 the Sierra MacIntosh Users Group (SMUG) meets at 7 PM at the Ebbetts Pass Fire Department on Blagen Road in Arnold.

   All things Google will be explored, and they promise some surprises. Everyone is welcome.

Collision on Hwy 12 in Lockeford

   April 29, 2015 at 7:05 AM:  A collision has been reported between a maroon Chevy SUV and a white pickup pulling a trailer in Lockeford on Hwy 12.

  Per CHP the roadway is not blocked and no injuries have been indicated.


Pig on Hwy 99

   April 29, 2015 at 7 AM:  A small pig has been reported on Hwy 99 south at Hwy 12, in the center divide in Lodi.

   Animal control has been notified. CHP is en route to the area. Be extra careful if headed in that direction.

Carpet on I-5 in Patterson

   April 29, 2015 at 6:30 AM:  A truck apparently rolled over and spilled carpet in the lanes of I-5 near Fink Road in Patterson.

    CHP and a clean up crew are dispatched to the area. Use caution until they clear the area.

Big Rig rolls over on Hwy 99

   UPDATE at 7 AM:  Traffic is backed up in the area. A big rig tow has been dispatched to upright the big rig.  The driver was pinned in the truck.