Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Fire in Butte County

   Cal Fire is currently fighting a fire in Butte County at LaPorte and Bangor which was reported at around 1 PM July 1, 2015, is called the Webb Fire.

   It is currently 20 acres, but is 60% contained.

Lake Fire in San Bernardino County

A Ben's weather photo.
   At last report on July 1, 2015 the Lake Fire in San Bernardino County had burned 31,336 acres.

   It is now 60 % contained. One structure and three outbuildings have been destroyed. The cause is under investigation.

Please help mew....

Ling-ling needs a new home.
   I'm so scared. I was left at the animal shelter in San Andreas because my owner could no longer have a kitty. I need a new home...please help mew!

  Come visit me at the shelter. I would be a good kitty to love.

Traffic Collision in Strawberry

   July 1, 2015 at 3:20 PM:  A traffic collision has been reported at Hwy 108 and Leland Meadows Road in Strawberry where a vehicle left the road and hit a tree.

   CHP, an ambulance and a tow truck are responding to the scene.


Shooting in Bar XX

  UPDATE:  A reader tells us that this shooting was in Circle XX instead of Bar XX. Thank you for the update.

   According to the Calaveras Sheriff's Office, on June 28, 2015 at around 11:50 AM, deputies responded to a report of a male subject trying to force his way into a home

Two big star break-ups

   In the past two weeks we have seen the break-up of two big star couples; both Sean Penn and Charlize Theron and Ben Afleck and Jennifer Garner are calling it 'over'.

   For Afleck, it appears that Garner had enough of his gambling and drinking habits. For Penn, it seems he is hot after yet another young starlet, with whom he has been seen in Napa.

Music in the Parks at Greenhorn Creek

      On Wednesday, July 8, 2015 the Calaveras Arts will present Over the Edge, who will perform at Camps Restaurant at Greenhorn Creek in Angels Camp.

   The performance begins at 6:30 PM.  You are welcome to bring your own food. There is no charge for the Music in the Parks series in Calaveras County.

Dead deer blocking Mountain Ranch Road

   July 1, 2015 at 7 AM:  A dead deer has been reported blocking one lane of Mountain Ranch Road at Willow Creek Road in San Andreas.

   Use extra caution in that area until CHP can get someone to move it off the roadway.

Letter to the Editor: Asphalt??

  Dear Editor:  I have been trying to follow what is going on with the Calaveras County elected officials and their loving an ASPHALT

Angels Camp Police Department warns.....

....over the 4th of July weekend, "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over!"