Friday, October 2, 2015

16-year-old charged with killing family

   A Benicia family was declared missing after their cabin in El Dorado County was destroyed by a fire last month.

   Once authorities identified three bodies inside, it became a homicide investigation. Then yesterday, the 16-year-old son was arrested and charged with the alleged murder of his mother, father and younger brother.

Hit and run at Phoenix Lake

  October 2, 2015 at 12:25 PM:  A truck reportedly hit the gate at Lyons Bald Mountain Road and Apple Valley Drive and the gate then struck a person nearby.

  CHP was called when the drive of the truck sped away, leaving the injured person in the roadway.

Overturned vehicle on Hwy 4

   October 2, 2015 at 9:05 AM:    A solo vehicle has rolled over off of Hwy 4 at Obyrnes Ferry Road in Copperopolis.

   Emergency personnel just arrived at the scene. Use extra caution if headed in that direction.

Valley Fire update

  Per Cal Fire, the Valley Fire in Napa County is now 97% contained at 76,067 acres with 1958 structures destroyed, 4 civilian fatalities and 4 injured firefighters.

Sea turtles are...

Magnificent creatures of the ocean!

Another domestic terrorism shooting

   On October 1, 2015 another shooter allegedly walked onto a college campus in Roseburg,  Oregon and opened fire. Domestic terrorism kills more due to gun violence in the US than any outside terrorism.

   10 people are dead so far and many were injured before authorities confronted and apparently killed the shooter.  He was a 26 year old, whose father lives in southern California.

Calaveras COG meets--Corruption on agenda?? Extension of Wagon Trail monies?

Millions of dollars of taxpayer
money goes to the COG in
Calaveras. Have we no rights
to have a COG that is NOT
politically corrupt?
   On Wednesday October 7, 2015 at 6:30 PM the Calaveras COG (Council  of Governments) meets in the Calaveras Board of Supervisors chambers in San Andreas.

   Will anyone be present to bring up what the corruption of

Butte Fire officially 100% contained--Final report

   Per Cal Fire, as of 6 PM on October 1, 2015, after a day of light rain, the Butte Fire has been declared 100% contained.

    70,868 acres were burned, along with 475 residences, 343 non-residences and 45 other structures. Two fatalities and 1 injury were also attributed to the Butte Fire.