Friday, May 15, 2015

Yellow rumped warbler... the Seedskadee Wildlife Refuge in Wyoming

One car in the manure pile in Escalon

May 15, 2015 at 5:55 PM:  A Ford Expedition and a Chevy Cobalt collided at Lone Tree Road and Brennan Road in Escalon.

   One vehicle ended up in the ditch and the other apparently ended up in someone' manure pile.  CHP and an ambulance are en route to the scene. Use caution if in that area.


Traffic Collision in Martell

   May 15, 2015 at 5:30 PM:   Two cars have reportedly collided on Hwy 88 at Sunset West in Martell.

   CHP is at the scene. No injuries have been reported, but be extra cautious in that area until it's cleared.

Amtrak train crash that killed 8....

.....was traveling at 106 miles an hour (double the legal limit), the engineer slammed on the emergency brakes fully, and he doesn't remember anything.

   What do you think happened?  40 people remain in hospitals, some in critical condition.

Could Antartica crumble???

NASA  says Antartica's Larsen B Ice Shelf is
falling apart due to global warming.

Traffic Collision in Riverbank

   May 15, 2015 at 11:50 AM:  A traffic collision has been reported at Squire Wells road and Claribel Road in Riverbank between a Chevy and a Nissan.

   CHP and a tow truck are at the scene. It isn't yet clear if there are any injuries. Be extra cautious in that area until the roadway is cleared.

Blues King dies....B.B. King at 89

   The King of the Blues died in his sleep last night. He was 89 years old.

   Apparently there is some squabbling over his estate already by family members.

Good music -- Oldies Radio

Rollover collision on Hwy 4

Several photos were sent of the
backup after this rollover
this morning. The road is
clear now.
   UPDATE;  No injuries have been reported in this rollover collision. The westbound lane is blocked, waiting for a tow truck.

Burglary reported in Arnold

   On May 14, 2015 a resident on Doe Court in Arnold reported a burglary had taken place.

   The Calaveras Sheriff's Office took a report. No other details are known at this time.

Two arrested for burglary in Valley Springs

   On May 14, 2015 around 11 PM the Calaveras Sheriff's Office arrested Siena Ayala Lum (20) of Valley Springs at Hwy 12 and Pine Street

"Big Pot" Mcmanus strikes again

Calaveras County certainly has
no shortage of clowns!!
  At the Calaveras Supervisors meeting on Tuesday May 12, 2015 again Mr. McManus got up at the podium to make a complete fool of himself.

Large tree limb across Hwy 26

   UPDATE at 6:55 AM:  The tree limb has been moved to the side of the road for Caltrans to pick up.

Corvette hits fence off Hwy 4

   May 15, 2015 at 6:20 AM:  A black Chevy Corvette has reportedly run off Hwy 4 and into a fence near Hunt Road in Copperopolis.

   A tow truck has been dispatched. No injuries were reported, but be cautious if headed in that direction while clearing.


Brittany Church is Miss Calaveras 2015

   From Calaveras High School, Brittany Church of Valley Springs won the Miss Calaveras contest last night at the Calaveras County Fair.

   She is 18 and plans to attend UC Davis in the fall.  Jasmine Van Lehn, also of Valley Springs, was 1st runner-up and Alyssa Avalos, a Bret Harte student was 2nd runner-up.

Car down steep embankment left overnight

   UPDATE at 6:35 AM:  The car has been towed out of the area. Roadway is clear per CHP.