Sunday, May 17, 2015

Good News! Joey got adopted!!

He's waiting at the Calaveras Animal Services
in San Andreas, just for you!

Curious little Prairie dog pups

...at the Ouray wildlife refuge
in Utah

A Loss of Honor in a Land of Skulls

   Most people who have lived an interesting life have thought many times of writing a book!

  After being a contributor in the writing of another book,

Calaveras County Fair -- Destruction Derby Tonight

   Today is the final day of the Calaveras County Fair and many are planning on attending the Destruction Derby tonight.

  The weather is expected to be partly cloudy, but dry.

Van hits center divide on Hwy 99 and flips several times

  May 17, 2015 at 12:55 PM:  A tan van has reportedly hit the center divide and flipped over several times, coming to rest in the fast lane of Hwy 99 at Charter Way in Stockton.

   CHP and an ambulance are en route. Use extra caution if in that area.

Vehicle overturns in Double Springs

   May 17, 2015 at 12:05 PM:  CHP is at Hwy 26 and Double Springs Road where two cars collided and one then overturned in front of the PG&E substation.

  No injuries have been reported, but use extra care if heading in that direction. A tow truck has been dispatched.

  

Giants win as Crawford gets Grand Slam

   The Giants beat the Reds in Cincinatti yesterday 11-2 with shortstop Brandon Crawford getting a total of 6 RBI's in the game.

   Crawford got a

Rocklin Cyclist killed by Semi during race

   A 50-year old man, one of the 700 entrants in the Davis Double Century bike race around Lake Berryessa, was killed when he failed to stop at an intersection and was struck by a semi truck.

   The race path was changed immediately, and many did not know about the death until much later.

American Pharaoh wins Preakness

  Just in case you missed it, American Pharaoh has won both the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness and will next attempt the Triple Crown.

   He will be trying for the crown at the Belmont Stakes. Sold for $300,000 in 2013, he is now estimated to be worth between $15 and $20 million.