Friday, June 19, 2015

Corrine Fire in Madera County grows

   As of June 19, 2015 at 6 PM Cal Fire has the Corrine Fire located north of Auberry in Madera County at 1000 acres.

   This fire is only 5 % contained at this time.

Chuck Todd says.....

  In an interview early this morning on NBC, Chuck Todd of Meet the Press stated "Racism of this magnitude has to be a mental illness!" He was speaking of the church massacre

   Are people just now starting to realize

"It's his fault" says NRA Board member

   The NRA, who's Board of Directors enjoy a hearty salary due to ignorant people, who we believe are constantly brainwashed by NRA rhetoric and fear-mongering, made a determination of who's to blame for the church shootings.

Pool Station road hazard

   June 19, 2015 at 6:15 PM:  A tree has fallen across Pool Station Road and at least one lane is unpassable.

   Use extra caution until a road crew can get out there and remove it.

Major Injury Collision on Hwy 4

   June 19, 2015 at 6 PM:  A head-on collision involving a pickup and a sedan caused major injuries to at least one victim.

   Hwy 4 and Stallion Way, just outside Angels Camp was the scene of the crash. Avoid the area if possible until CHP can handle the clean-up. Tow trucks and an ambulance are en route.

Fire in Vallecito--"Ponderosa Fire"

   UPDATE at 3:15 PM:  Cal Fire says they now have the "Ponderosa Fire" fully contained at 5 cares. One outbuilding was damaged.

Motorcycle collision in Jamestown

   June 19, 2015 at 3:35 PM:  A motorcycle collided with a vehicle at Hwy 108 and Rawhide Road, near the Harley Davidson shop in Jamestown.

  An ambulance is en route to the scene, along with CHP. Use extra caution if in the area.

Grass Fire in Oakdale

  UPDATE at 3:40 PM:  This fire was quickly contained at 2 acres, per CalFire. Two engines will remain for mop-up.

Traffic Collision in Ceres

   June 19, 2015 at 3:25 PM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Roeding Road near Faith Home Road in Ceres.

   Emergency vehicles, including an ambulance, are responding due to injuries. A solo vehicle hit a pole, which is now leaning.

Smarter than the average ..... Pope!

   Pope Francis has made history since he was anointed into the papacy, and now he's taken it a step further.  In fact, he is calling for urgent action on ....  CLIMATE CHANGE!

Collision on Hwy 108

   June 19, 2015 at 1 PM:  A Volvo and a George Reed truck have collided on Hwy 108 at Ladd Road in Modesto.

   No injuries were reported. A tow truck is en route to the scene. Use extra caution if in that area.

Dead deer on Hwy 26

   June 19, 2015 at 11:45 AM: Traffic hazard reported.

 Use extra caution on Hwy 26 until Caltrans arrives to remove a deer that was hit by a vehicle at Hwy 26 and Silver Rapids in Rancho Calaveras.

Jackson Council may ban smoking in parks

   On June 22, 2015 at 7 PM the Jackson City Council (Amador County) will hold a regular meeting.

   On the agenda is a discussion about possibly banning smoking at all city parks.

Martha Stewart selling her empire?

  It apparently is true that Martha Stewart is in talks with Sequential Brands to possibly sell her empire. Sequential owns Linen n Things, the Franklin Mint and others.

   Stewart began many years ago baking cakes and flower arranging to become a multi-billion dollar company called Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia. Stewart is now 73.

Fire in Herald area

   UPDATE:  A total of 130 acres was burned before this fire was fully contained.

Traffic collision in Glencoe area

  UPDATE:  Three CHP are currently at the scene. There were injuries in this collision.

Del Rio threatened by fire--McHenry Ave. shut down

 UPDATE June 19, 2015: Three homes were lost in the Del Rio area and it is believed the Lotus Gardens suffered some major damage, but firefighters late last night were able to fully contain this fire.

   30 to 40 acres were burned. The winds were causing severe spreading into homes in the area.

Fire reported in Oakdale

   June 19, 2015 at 8:30 AM: A structure fire has been reported at Hwy 120 and Sawyer Avenue in Oakdale.

   Emergency vehicles are responding to the scene. Use caution if in that area.

Load dumped on Hwy 49 and Hwy 88

  UPDATE:  The roadway is open at this time, but will close again when Caltrans returns to finish cleaning up.

Traffic Collision in Clements

  UPDATE: Per CHP no injuries were indicated in this collision.

Car hits tree in Jamestown

UPDATE:  An additional ambulance has been dispatched for two injured persons.  CHP indicates injuries are minor.

    June 19, 2015 at 6 AM:  A green Mustang