Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Jackson City Planning Commission meets//Amador County

     On Monday August 17, 2015 at 6:30 PM the Jackson City Planning Commission will hold their regular meeting at Jackson City Hall on Broadway in Jackson, Amador County.

  On the agenda is a General Plan Amendment to be recommended to the City Council for the Jackson Rancheria Band of Miwuk to annex three parcels on French Bar Road.

Mad River Complex Fire near Ruth Lake

Ruth Lake is a popular fishing spot
in that part of the state.
    As of 9:15 AM August 11, 2015 the Mad River Complex Fire near Ruth Lake, off Hwy 36 is 19,963 acres.

Jerusalem Fire in Lake County doubles

   As of this morning, August 11, 2015 the Jerusalem Fire in Lake County is 12,000 acres, double what it was yesterday.

   Evacuations are mandatory in the Jerusalem Valley area. The cause is still under investigation.

We encourage reporting of suspicious persons to Cal Fire

  UPDATE:  Again this morning, CalFire is begging citizens to report suspicious behavior to 800-468-4408.

Moose Volleyball anyone?

These guys are ready to play!
Denali National Park in Alaska

Tragic DUI collision near Don Pedro Reservoir

  According to CHP on August 9, 2015 around 12:15 PM Jessica Falknor (30) of San Jose was driving a 2004 Honda on Hwy 132 near Don Pedro Reservoir at an undetermined rate of speed.

Wrong way crash in Lodi

   Last night, August 10, 2015 a driver on I-5 near Woodbridge in Lodi was killed after crashing head-on into another vehicle, an embankment and then bursting into flames.

   Five other people were injured in the crash, but are expected to survive.