Thursday, June 4, 2015

Art Scholarship Winners

Jessica Paul of Mountain Oaks
with Mary Jane Genochio of
the Arts Council
   The Calaveras Arts Council is announcing the winners of their annual scholarships for 2015.

    Robert Atkinson Scholarship for Visual Arts:  $500 to Samantha

Motorcycle crash in Modesto

   June 4, 2015 at 5:15 PM:  A motorcycle has crashed at McCracken and Hamilton in Modesto.

   Emergency personnel, including CHP and an ambulance are en route to the scene.

CHP suspects alcohol caused Sonora crash

   On June 3, 2015 at approximately 6 PM Carmen Reynolds was driving her 1993 Nissan Pathfinder eastbound on Mono Way, west of Seaborn Road in Sonora at a speed less than 55 MPH, according to CHP.

Dog runover by neighbor

   June 4, 2015 at 1:30 PM:  A party called CHP to report that a neighbor had run over their dog on Suzanne Court in Jamestown.

   Apparently the car kept on going

Tow truck run off the road

   June 4, 2015 at 1:25 PM:  A Sam Berri tow truck was reportedly run off Hwy 12 near Hwy 26 in Valley Springs.

    No injuries have been indicated in this collision.

Fire on Hwy 49 at Fricot Ranch Road

   UPDATE:  CalFire quickly worked to contain the fire.

Breaking News: Fire in Fricot City area

   June 4, 2015 at 1 PM:  A grass fire has been reported at Fricot City Road and Calaveritas Road not far from Fricot City, San Andreas.

   Emergency fire personnel from CalFire are responding. Use caution if headed in that direction.

Maurice "Maury" Rager of Valley Springs

   Maurice "Maury" Rager died peacefully on June 2, 2015  at his Valley Springs home with his family by his side. He was 85.

   Born in Modesto on September 6, 1929, Mr. Rager was raised in Waterford, attended Waterford Grammar School,

Great Horned owls peeking

Donna Torres took this photo of Great Horned Owl fledglings
peeking out at her, at the 5000 acre Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge
 near Portland, Oregon. Thanks for the great photo.

Traffic Collision in Valley Springs

  UPDATE at 8:10 AM:  The injured person was taken by ambulance to Mark Twain Hospital with minor injuries, per CHP.

Angels Camp Police report Stolen Vehicle

   UPDATE:  According to ACPD the stolen vehicle has been located as of June 3, 2015.