Sunday, July 19, 2015

Large oil spill in Escalon

    July 19, 2015 at 3:40 PM:  A large oil spill has been reported on Hwy 120 at Steinegul in Escalon.

   Use extra caution if headed for that area.

Dead deer on Hwy 49

   July 19, 2015 at 3:10 PM:  A dead deer is reportedly on Hwy 49 near Lombardi Road in Mokelumne Hill.

   Use caution in that area until CHP can clear the roadway.

Traffic Collision in West Point

  UPDATE at 3 PM:  Injured person is being flown to Memorial Hospital in Modesto. CHP has requested a blood draw!

Injured deer on Tuolumne in East Sonora

   July 19, 2015 at 2:25 PM:  An injured deer has been reported on Tuolumne Road at Mono Way in East Sonora.

   Be cautious if headed in that direction.

Fire in Shingle Springs

   A fire has been reported on Meder Road near Ponderosa Road in Shingle Springs.  Fire personnel are responding to the scene.

   It is apparently a small vegetation fire at this time. Use extra caution if in the area.

New kits!

Healthy new Black-footed Ferret Kits born July 10, 2015

UPDATE: Howard was adopted!! Meet Howard--A gentleman looking for love!

Waiting just for you at the Calaveras Animal Services
in San Andreas. Shelter number AO39550

Ebbetts Pass Fire OPEN & TRANSPARENT??? OP-ED

   We've had several calls after people saw a video with some man from Ebbetts Pass Fire bragging about how THEY are so OPEN & Transparent, hinting that others in the county are not.

Motorcycle rider run off road in Arnold?

   July 19, 2015 at 9:55 AM:  A motorcycle rider just came into Sonora Regional Medical Center in Sonora and reported that he was injured last night in Arnold, where he was run off the roadway by a driver that fled the scene.

   CHP is en route to take a report on the injured rider.

Battle in the sky

   What a photo!  An eagle nabbed a seagull and makes off with it and another seagull, likely its mate, is attacking the eagle.

   It's a battle in the skies that the eagle usually wins.  They both compete for fish in this area of Alaska.

Overturned van near Westley

   July 19, 2015 at 8:50 AM:  A tan Nissan van has reportedly overturned on Grayson Road near the Shiloh River Resort outside Westley.

   Two people are out of the van. It isn't known if there are any injuries. It is not blocking the roadway, but be cautious of emergency vehicles in the area.  

Motorcycle vs deer on Hwy 88

   July 19, 2015 at 8:45 AM:  A motorcycle hit a deer on Hwy 88 near Ellis Road and now the rider and the deer are both lying in the eastbound lanes.

   An ambulance and tow truck are en route to the scene, not far from the Bear River Resort turnoff. Be extra cautious if heading that way.

Collision in Ione

   July 19, 2015 at 6:20 AM:  A white Volkswagen Golf and a silver Toyota collided, and one is now off the roadway at Jackson Valley Road near Hwy 88 in Ione.

   CHP is at the scene. A tow truck is en route. It isn't known if there are injuries. Use caution if in that area.