Friday, September 25, 2015

Hunters love their deer meat....

Fire in Jackson

   September 25, 2015 at 3:50 PM:  A fire has been reported with power lines down at New York Ranch Road and China Graveyard Road in Jackson. (ranch incident)

    Fire personnel, including water tenders, are en route to the scene.

Chrysler hits big rig's tire

   September 25, 2015 at 3:30 PM:  A Chrysler 300 reportedly hit the tire of a big rig on Hwy 99 near Morada Lane in the Loda area.

    No injuries have been indicated.  A tow truck is en route to the scene.

Motorcycle crash avoiding dog

   September 25, 2015 at 12:30 PM:  A motorcycle (fully dressed Harley) crashed after avoiding hitting a dog at Hwy 12 an Cal Drive in Lockeford.

  An ambulance and tow truck responded to the scene. Use caution if in that area.

Pope Francis comes to visit

  The Catholic Pope has come to visit the US; the White House, the 9/11 Memorial, the Congress and the United Nations.

  His speeches have been mainly of peace and helping the poor,

Herbert Filben of San Andreas

   Herbert (Herb) Bryant Filben passed away on September 22, 2015 while living at the Avalon Health Care Center in San Andreas.  He was 92.

Smoke reported in West Point--SPI clear-cut area?

 UPDATE at 10:15 AM;  Per Cal Fire, SPI says they have enough heavy equipment on site to handle the fire. 

  Do you remember Supervisor Wright once saying

15 year old's name on Calaveras Sheriffs log???

   We found it very odd, and probably illegal that the Calaveras Sheriff has listed the name of a 15 year old who was alleged to have pushed a teacher at a school on Old Oak Drive in San Andreas.

   The two were apparently separated when a deputy arrived. No arrest was made, but a report of the incident was taken by the deputy.


Arnold man arrested for Vandalism-Deputy Johnson in action again?

   According to the Calaveras Sheriff's Office,  Michael Thomas Acosta (49) of Arnold on Shady Circle around 4 PM.

Sequoia National Park is 125 years old today?

Created on September 25, 1890, Sequoia National Park
was the nation's 2nd national park. We need to
protect these regal giants from elected officials
like Cliff Edson, Steve Kearney and Michael Oliveira!!

Why total number of residences in Calaveras' Butte Fire are less now

   When the number of homes burnt down in the Butte Fire dropped from 545 to 475, we asked Cal Fire why the drop.  They indicated that they just got a more accurate count.

   After asking around, we were told that if a trailer or mobile home was not legally parked, or if a residence was not permitted by Calaveras County, it does not count as a home lost during a fire. Whoa!

Speaker of the House John Boehner resigning

We actually feel sorry
for Mr. Boehner, who
has been battling the
Tea Party for years.
  UPDATE:  Apparently Boehner isn't just resigning from Speaker of the House; he's resigning from Congress altogether.

   This is a total shock! This will hurt

Black Smoke at Sonora Regional Medical Center

  UPDATE:  The cause of this fire was located and extinguished without having to evacuate.