Saturday, June 20, 2015

PIckup with horse trailer in crash

   June 20, 2015 at 8 PM:  A Toyota Prius and a pickup pulling a horse trailer collided at Hwy 120 and Hwy 99.  Use extra caution if in that area until cleared.

    A special tow vehicle was required to move the 20'horse trailer 5th wheel with two horses inside. An ambulance was required due to injuries, at least one injured was elderly.

Three car collision in Groveland

   June 20, 2015 at 7 PM:   A three car collision at Hwy 120 and Smith Staion Road in Groveland has left one person with major injuries after one vehicle overturned.

   The highway is now open after being blocked for over an hour. All three vehicles had to be towed away


Motorcycle and car collide on Parrots Ferry Road

   June 20, 2015 at 4:20 PM:  A motorcycle and a car have collided on Parrotts Ferry Road and Columbia Village Drive in Columbia.

   An ambulance is en route. Use caution if in the area as the roadway is blocked at that location.

Collision in Lodi

   June 20, 2015 at 4 PM:  A traffic collision has been reported at Turner Road and Ray Road in Lodi.

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

Escapees from Rite Of Passage

   There are two escapees being searched for in the Fricot City Road area. They have escaped from the Rite of Passage at Fricot City, the school for out of area convicted teens. 

We are told that all residents in the area

Crash in Oakdale

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

Squirrel entertains baseball crowd

  At the Phillies game last night a grey squirrel entertained the crowd, climbing and jumping and even went into the dugout.

   People were taking selfies and some looked fearful as the squirrel jumped from place to place.

Massive Injuries in Dos Palos crash--Hwy 152 blocked-fatality

   UPDATE:  Hwy 152 is re-open partially. All patients have been transported.

Pickup truck fire causes wildfire near Oakhurst

   A 500+ acre blaze that is only 15% contained near Oakhurst, was apparently caused by a pickup that overheated and caught fire, starting the fire.

   Firefighters have been fighting winds in the Madera County wildfire, and warn people who's vehicle are overheated to pull out in paved areas if possible.

Tom Hanks to play pilot hero

   Clint Eastwood gave the job of playing hero pilot Sully Sullenberger to star Tom Hanks in the upcoming film version of the book.

   Hanks does seem like a perfect choice, even in size and looks. Should be a great movie.

Butte County Sheriff searching for suspect

Photo courtesy of Butte
County Sheriff
   The Butte County Sheriff's Office is searching for a suspect in several robberies in Butte County, including a Cal Fire station.

   When authorities searched his home after watching a video

Please donate to the Calaveras KKK Project!!

   The person who is running the Calaveras KKK Project doesn't work and needs money. So please send money to him right away.

   Never mind that it is a trash group, who should not be allowed to operate in Calaveras or California. Give him money to buy booze!! He really needs it.  Apparently Texas rejected them after all.

Central Valley water districts sue state

   Apparently several California irrigation districts are suing the state over water rights. Whose water is it, anyway?

   They say the Governor and other state officials overstepped their authority by ordering farmers to stop pumping from some rivers during the drought.

Dad denies buying gun

Selfie by Dylan Roof
   Apparently Dylan Roof's father is now adamantly denying buying the .45 gun for his son for his birthday, as an uncle had reported to one news agency.

   He may be frightened of being an accessory of some type in the hideous killings.  Ben Roof now apparently claims Dylan used his own money to buy the gun.

Railroad crossing arm causing hazard

  June 20, 2015 at 11:15 AM:  A railroad crossing arm is apparently studk part way down, blocking traffic at Hwy 88 and Blue Sky Drive in Ione.

   Use caution if headed for that area. The railroad company has been notified.

Two things white people should never say.....OP-ED

         I am white and the woman I'm meeting is black. I have lived here for more than two decades, and she recently moved here.

Motorcycle crash in Mokelumne Hill

    UPDATE at 11 AM:  The driver of the motorcycle has moderate injuries has been reported.

June 20, 2015 at 10:45 AM:  A motorcycle collision

Today is American Eagle Day

These majestic creatures, brought back from the brink
of extinction due to hunters, are a powerful symbol
of America and it's freedoms; including freedom from
domestic terrorists!!

Vehicle over the side near Phoenix Lake

   June 20, 2015 at 10:15 AM:  A vehicle is reportedly over the side and down in a ditch at Lyons Bald Mountain Road and Apple Valley Road in the Phoenix Lake area.

   Extrication is apparently required. Ambulance and other emergency personnel are responding. The vehicle is also smoking per the report.

Truck crash leaves 50 gal fuel spilled -- One way traffic

   June 20, 2015 at 9:10 AM:  We aren't sure why but Fish and Game was just notified. Perhaps some fuel spilled into the river. We aren't sure.

       June 20, 2015 at 9 AM:  A 28 foot box truck blew out a front tire,

Real Retrievers are golden?

   Everyone knows retrievers are water lovers, but who knew they loved it so much they would go diving to retrieve.

  Amazing photos show Golden Retrievers diving even to the bottom of the pool to retrieve their toys.