Tuesday, July 28, 2015

The salmon are jumping in Alaska

   With all the salmon headed upstream in Alaska, the brown bears are busier than ever. It's amazing how much they can eat, even though most of them are fairly fat already.

  Watch it live at Katmai bear cam live.

Can cats and Dogs be friends?

Experts say that if you raise your cat
and dog together as pups and kittens
they can be very close buddies.

Big Rig Fire on Hwy 88

   July 28, 2015 at 5:05 PM:  A big rig is reportedly on fire at Hwy 88 westbound near the Dew Drop cutoff and still moving down the Hwy.

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

Vehicle rolls over on Hwy 99

     CHP has given an order NOT to move this vehicle at this time.

Willow Fire suspect caught

   The Willow Fire in the Sierra National Forest, has burned 1739 acres so far, as of 12 Noon and containment is only 5 %.

   A juvenile suspect has been named as the cause of this fire. The Madera County District Attorney  is filing the charges.

Lowell Fire Update

   The Lowell Fire continues to burn in Nevada and Placer counties. As of 12:30 PM Cal Fire has it as a 2233 acre fire with 30% containment.

   One of the injured firefighters is still hospitalized with serious injuries and an investigation of the event is under way. 17 helicopter and 7 air tankers are assisting with this fire currently.

Vehicle collision causes grass fire

   July 28, 2015 at 12:45 PM:  A white pickup went off Hwy 205 at the I-5 connector in Lathrop and went down an embankment, hitting a pole. Power lines are down.

   The truck is on fire and the vegetation around the pickup is on fire. An alarm is going off from the pole.   Cal Fire is responding to the fire. PG&E has been notified. An ambulance is en route to the traffic collision.

Helena Faye Coffey of Glencoe

   Helena Faye Coffey was born in Yale, Oklahoma on September 20, 1944 and passed away at her home in Glencoe on July 22, 2015 of natural causes.  She was 70.

Fire in Farmington

    The first unit on scene says its about a 70' x 40' spot.  Other units can be cancelled, as they think they can handle this fire.

NFL gives Tom Brady no breaks

   After nearly a month of negotiations, the NFL Commissioner has completely upheld a 4 game suspension of Super Bowl winning Quarterback Tom Brady.

   This is the De-flate Gate issue.  Many believed it would be shortened by the Commissioner. What next?

Vehicle vs car vs pole vs vineyard

   July 28, 2015 at 11:55 AM:  Three CHP units have been dispatched to Ray and Woodbridge in Lodi where a vehicle reportedly hit a pedestrian.

   Apparently a grey Chevy Impala hit a Prius, then hit a telephone pole and landed in a vineyard at that location, where there were people working.

Woman thrown from car in Oakdale

   July 28, 2015 at 10 AM:  A caller notified authorities that they witnessed a woman being thrown out of a car at Sierra and Wren in Oakdale.

   Sheriff's deputies arrived on scene and the woman ran into the orchard away from them.

Business in Arnold vandalized

   The Calaveras Sheriff received a report on July 27, 2015 that a business on Hwy 4 in Arnold had been vandalized.

   The Sheriff's Office took a report. No other information has been made available at this time.

Sea Turtle babies released

     Padre Island National Park Service released 90 baby Ridley Sea Turtles this morning after protecting their nests until they hatched.

   They make sure they get to the ocean and then the little guys are on their own. Many do not make it to adulthood, sadly.

Transient Camp in Turlock

   July 28, 2015 at 8:40 AM:  CHP received a complaint about the transient camp on Hwy 99 at West Main Street in Turlock.

    Caller feels they stumble out onto the Hwy, causing a traffic hazard, and that someone should do something about it.

Calaveras Supervisors meet at 9 AM July 28, 2015--Pot on agenda

   July 28, 2015:  Today the Calaveras Supervisor meet at 9 AM in the Board Chambers. The most important issue on the agenda is POT!

   It was made clear by Planning Commissioners Wooster, Tunno and Meutterties,

Lost little girl found dead in Santa Cruz --Neighbor from HELL???

   Another instance of people never suspecting their child or themselves could be harmed by a neighbor may well have been proven wrong, this time in Santa Cruz.

   The quiet beach town of Santa Cruz