Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Rollover in Groveland

   UPDATE:  The driver had extricated himself from the vehicle, which was upside down in the ditch by the time fire personnel reached the location.

Jim Carrey's girlfriend commits suicide...

   Jim Carrey's apparent on-again off-again girlfriend Cathriona White, was found dead of a supposed suicide earlier today.

     The couple was rumored to have broken up again a few days ago.

Car Fire in Oakdale

   September 29, 2015 at 3:55 PM:  A green Mitzubishi is reportedly on fire at Hwy 120 and Pioneer Avenue in Oakdale.

   Fire personnel are en route to the scene. The driver is out of the vehicle. Use extra caution if in that area.

Cal Fire holds Butte Fire community meeting in Mokelumne Hill

   A Butte Fire community meeting is being held by Cal Fire in Mokelumne Hill on September 30, 2015.

   It will start at 6 PM and is being held at the Mokelumne Hill Town Hall on Main Street.  There should be a lot of thank yous going around since Moke Hill was surrounded and protected by fire engines for days.

Transformer explosion on Hwy 4 in Avery

   A transformer has been reported exploding at Hwy 4 and Sheep Ranch Road in Avery.

   Fire personnel are on the scene. PG&E has been called. Be extra careful if in that area.

Calaveras County OES got no approval for "Mutual Aid" during Butte Fire

   Tonight at the Calaveras Supervisors will approve after the fact the "mutual aid" that the Calaveras Sheriff ordered on September 12, 2015 for removing people from Hwy 4 during the Butte Fire.

Got our limit, Bucky!


Time to go home. I get the fat one!!

Live Power lines down in Mokelumne Hill

   September 29, 2015 at 12:50 PM:  Live power lines have been reported down on Sequoia Drive near Old Greek Mine Road in Mokelumne Hill.

   PG&E has been notified. They are getting a crew together to send to the scene.

Mustang goes through fence in Angels Camp

  On September 28, 2015 a resident at Gold Cliff Road and Finnegan Lane reported a Mustang went through a fence and a white male driver with 'tats' was trying to leave the scene.

   The Calaveras Sheriff's Office took a report of the incident.

Ripon holds annual Emergency Parade

   On October 3, 2015 from 8 AM to 3 PM the Ripon Police in association with the Menlo Park Police will hold their 25th annual Emergency Vehicle Show at the Ripon Community Center on 4th Street.

Skunks not so bad.....

This little fella won't bother you much,
unless you really p*** him off or
he feels threatened. Isn't he cute?
Like all the other critters in this horrible drought,
they are searching for water and seeds.

Betty Mae Anderson of Mountain Ranch

   Betty Mae Anderson passed away on September 14, 2015 at the age of 84. She was born on February 24, 1931 in Quincy, Illinois where she lived until

Butte Fire stirs up angry controversy--PG&E going UNDERGROUND??

   Once PG&E mentioned that a tree may have fallen into a power line and sparked the start of the Butte Fire, there has been a lot of yelling on both sides.

   Some feel that PG&E should be

Calaveras County Council of Governments--CCOG corruption

   The Calaveras Council of Governments (CCOG) which is the only distribution center of all highway and road moneys to come into Calaveras County, is in political turmoil.

   After the fight

This doesn't make you cry????

Then nothing will!
Clear-cutting has now been proven by the Butte Fire
NOT NOT NOT to prevent devastating fires!! You must
create desert to prevent embers from ONE tree from flying
for miles to a new vegetation source.