Monday, September 7, 2015

Traffic collision in Oakdale

   September 7, 2015 at 4 PM:  A traffic collision has been reported at Hwy 108 and Dillwood Road in Oakdale.

   Debris and vehicles block the westbound lanes. No injuries were indicated by CHP. Be extra cautious if in the area.

Fire in Pollock Pines

   September 7, 2015 at 3:50 PM:  A fire has been reported on School Street in Pollock PInes.

   Several engines, water tenders and bulldozers have been dispatched to the scene.

CHP directing traffic in Jamestown

   September 7, 2015 at 2 PM:  Three CHP units are directing heavy traffic at Hwy 108 and Hwy 120  in Jamestown while traffic is heavy, at the end of the holiday weekend.

   CHP is smart to do this. It will help avoid traffic collisions. They could use a CHP or two in the Murphys area, too.

Traffic collision on Hwy 12

  UPDATE at 2:15 PM:  The driver has been seen out walking around and a tow truck has been called.

RR Crossing arm knocked down

   UPDATE:  CHP has this reported as a hit and run, since the vehicle left the scene.

Avoid Hwy 4

   September 7, 2015 at 1:25 PM:  If you can, we recommend you stay off Hwy 4 from Arnold headed west to Stockton.

   Cars are lined up and backed up from the signal at Murphys, all the way up the hill to Ebbetts Pass and down the hill, headed west to the Calaveras County line. Wait until it is safe, like tomorrow morning, if you can.

Traffic collision and fire on I-5

   UPDATE:  Now there is another collision at this intersection headed southbound on I-5.

Motorcycle crashes in Jamestown

   September 7, 2015 at 11:25 AM:  A motorcycle and a pickup  have reportedly collided at Hwy 108 and Obyrnes Ferry Road in Jamestown.

   The black pickup is currently blocking a lane. Minor injuries only have been indicated by CHP. A tow truck has been dispatched to the scene.

  

Car Fire in Acampo

   September 7, 2015 at 11:15 AM:  A car fire has been reported on southbound Hwy 99 at Jahant Road in Acampo.

   Fire personnel are responding to the scene. Be extra cautious if in the area.

Large tan shephed on Hwy 99

  September 7, 2015 at 11:10 AM:  Several people have stopped at Hwy 99 and Keyes Road in Turlock, trying to remove a tan German Shepherd from the freeway.

   CHP is en route. Use caution if in the area.

Fine Art Show benefits St. Jude's for Children


Police investigating tire store fire

   A fire at a tire store on Washington Street in Sonora, that started around 11 PM on September 5, 2015 was suspicious according to authorities in Sonora.

    The exterior of the building and a storage area were damaged by the fire at Wrights Tire Shop. Sonora Police are investigating.

A special Happy Labor Day to those....

...non-union people who are working today, and are not
 being paid double-time and a half!!!
You're the best!!!

Congressman McClintock talks water.....

   Republican Congressman McClintock is not always a favorite in the Mother Lode, since he doesn't seem to comprehend our anti-business atmosphere by government officials.

   However, he has been making sense where it comes to water and dams.  We need more dams and to raise the levels of dams due to the fact that global warming is here to stay and water is the new gold in California. 

Fire in Twain Harte

   September 7, 2015 at 9:40 AM:  A brush fire has been reported on Lakeview Drive in Twain Harte. Crews have been dispatched to the area.

   Use caution if driving in the area, as CalFire engines and crews will be working.

Man in hospital gown walking in roadway??

   September 7, 2015 at 9:15 AM:  A man has been reported walking down Kiernan Avenue in Salida wearing a hospital gown.

    We aren't aware if any of the lunatic racists we know have been released from any institutions this morning, but be cautious if in the area.

Sarah Palin in Trumps Cabinet???

   Over the weekend an interesting development surfaced.  Sarah Palin endorsed Donald Trump and asked to be made

Dog on Hwy 26

   September 7, 2015 at 9:05 AM:  A dog has been reported on Hwy 26 near Escalon Bellota Road in Linden.

   Be extra cautious if headed in that direction. CHP is en route to the area.

Dead Animal photographer seen again?? Sexual FETISH??

    It was reported to us yesterday, that several people recently saw an obese man with white bushy hair, albino looking, out on Hwy 4 taking photos of poor animals that had been hit by vehicles.

   This particular person told us that this strange-looking person seemed to be taking great joy from the death of animals and they believe he must have a sexual fetish.

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Do all "Postal" clerks with PTSD carry GUNS???

    Hard to believe, isn't it, but Sheriff Gary Kuntz allows (even though he has had it reported to him several times) PTSD mentally unstable postal workers to carry hidden GUNS around with them!