Friday, May 1, 2015

Drifters lead singer dies

   Ben E. King, lead singer for the Drifters and solo star who's songs "Stand by Me", "Spanish Harlem" and "There goes My Baby", has died.

   King was 76 years old.

White Cadillac on fire

  May 1, 2015 at 3:25 PM:  A white Cadillac has been reported on fire at Wilson Way and McCallen Road in Stockton.

   CHP and the fire department are en route to the scene.

Traffic Collision in Sonora

   May 1, 2015 at 3:15 PM:  A traffic collision has been reported at Hwy 108 and Rawhide Road in Sonora involving a grey Mitsubishi and a red Dodge pickup.

   No injuries were reported. Use caution if in the area.

Calaveras Sheriff: Valley Springs Robbery

   According to the Calaveras Sheriff on April 29, 2015 at 5 PM they were dispatched to the 6900 block of Stabulis Road in Valley Springs to investigate a report of an assault and robbery

Collision in Pioneer

   May 1, 2015 at 2 PM:  A car went off the road and into a ditch at Hwy 88 and Van de Hei Ranch Road in Pioneer, injuring the driver.

   CHP, an ambulance and tow truck are responding to the scene.

Look at the baby...peeking out!

We need to protect the Polar Bears!

Traffic Collision on Hwy 99 in Lodi

   May 1, 2015 at 1:25 PM:  A white pickup and a white Honda collided at Hwy 99 northbound at Cherokee Road in Lodi.

   Debris is spread across the lanes. One witness stated the Honda was weaving in and out of traffic before the collision. No injuries were reported, but be cautious if in that area.

Baltimore death ruled Homicide by 6 cops?

  In an unexpected move, the Maryland State Attorney in Baltimore, ruled Freddie Gray's death was a homicide and alleged that six officers are responsible for the crime.

   Freddie, a 25 year old black man, died after his spine was partially

Paul Sherrow of Angels Camp

   Angels Camp resident Paul G. Sherrow passed away at Mark Twain convalescent Hospital on Monday, April 27, 2015. He was 75 years old.

   Mr. Sherrow was born in French Camp

Vehicle hits tree in Pine Grove

   May 1, 2015 at 10:30 AM:  A vehicle reportedly hit a tree at Hwy 88 and Tabeau Road in Pine Grove, resulting in minor injuries.

   CHP is at the scene. One person was transported to the hospital. A tow truck is responding to remove the vehicle.

Paul B. 'Buddy' LeVan, III

      Paul Bowman LeVan III, 58, of Copperopolis in Calaveras County, entered into eternal rest due to unexpected myocardial infarction on Sunday, April 19, 2015 at 5:58 PM along Pool Station Road.

Fire in Valley Springs--Permits now Required

     On April 28, 2015 around 12 PM CalFire responded to a report of a grass fire on Ospital Road in Valley Springs.

    The fire was caused

One Injured in Lathrop collision

  May 1, 2015 at 9:25 AM:   At least one person driving a Ford pickup was reportedly injured in a traffic collision at Yosemite Avenue and Guthmiller Road in Lathrop.

   CHP and an ambulance are responding to the scene. Use caution in the area.

Collision in Modesto

   May 1, 2015 at 9 AM:  Lanes are blocked at South Avenue and Sutter Avenue in Modesto after a vehicle collision at that location.

   No injuries were reported. CHP is at the scene.

Well, Word's OUT that Angels Camp is biggest water waster!!

   After years of listening to the City of Angels Camp cry about needing to save water; forcing residents to cut back 25%, now we know the truth.

   Copello baseball field

Collision near Jackson Rancheria

   May 1, 2015 at 8:20 AM:  A car left the road and hit a tree at Climax Road and Ridge Road, not far from the Jackson Rancheria Casino.

   An ambulance, CHP and tow truck are responding. Use extra caution in that area.

Brush Fire reported in Livingston

   May 1, 2015 at 7:30 AM:  Cal Fire is responding to a report of a brush fire at Hwy 99 and Sultana Drive in Livingston.

   Be cautious if headed that way.

Diesel truck collision in Riverbank

   May 1, 2015 at 7:25 AM:  A diesel truck has reportedly hit a Suburban at Hwy 108 and Oakdale Road in Riverbank.  Fuel is leaking onto the roadway.

   CHP, fire and an ambulance are responding to the scene. Use extra caution if headed that way.

Train Crossing guards stuck in Hughson

   May 1, 2015 at 7:15 AM:  It was just reported that the railroad crossing guards are stuck in the down position at Santa Fe Avenue and Hatch Road in Hughson.

   CHP is en route. Cars are driving around the guard rails when they don't see a train coming. Be extra careful if in that area.

Collision in Lodi

   May 1, 2015 at 7:05 AM:  A traffic collision has been reported at Davis Road and Turner Road in Lodi.

  CHP is en route. It isn't yet known if there are injuries. Use caution if in that area.

Mattress and Box Spring on Hwy 99

   May 1, 2015 at 6:10 AM:  CHP is en route to Hwy 99 and West Monte Vista Avenue in Turlock where a box spring and mattress are reportedly on the freeway.

   Use extra caution if headed in that direction.

Happy May Day!!