Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Four car crash in Stockton

   October 21, 2015 at 1:25 PM:  A four car crash has been reported on Douglas Road and Pershing Ave, not far from Weberstown Mall in Stockton.

   An ambulance and other emergency personnel are en route to the scene. Use extra caution if headed that way.

Traffic collision on Hwy 99

   October 21, 2015 at 1:20 PM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Hwy 99 northbound at Morada Lane in Stockton.

   CHP is at the scene. An ambulance is en route. Use caution if in the area.

Complaints about petition gathering in Valley Springs

   The Calaveras Sheriff's Office received multiple complaints about someone aggressively attempting to gather petition signatures on both Hwy 26 and Hwy 12.

   Reports were that customers were being bothered by the gatherers.

Two dead dogs in Rancho Calaveras

   October 21, 2015 at 12:30 PM: Two dead dogs have been reported on Baldwin Street at Usher Drive in Rancho Calaveras.

    Please use extra caution if in the area. No details have been given regarding the incident.

200 earthquakes in about a week?

   Small earthquakes have been hitting around the San Ramon area for around a week now. Most are under 3.0.

   Some are concerned that a big quake may be on the horizon. Scientist differ in their opinions of this possibility, but small quakes are common in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Car hauler stuck on Turlock railroad tracks

   UPDATE at 12 PM:  Per CHP rig is now free of tracks. 

CHP reports 'jumper' off Hwy 4 (xtown freeway)

   October 21, 2015 at 11:45 AM:  A man reportedly has jumped off of Hwy 4 (xtown freeway) and Filbert Street in Stockton.

   CHP and other emergency personnel are responding to the scene.

Two Volcano men arrested for alleged murders in Railroad Flat

  From the Calaveras Sheriff Office official records for October 20, 2015, on October 20, 2015 they arrested Jeremiah Lee Barrett (30)

Calaveras Sheriff reports on Railroad Flat murders

   UPDATE at 10:45 AM:  After reviewing the arrest records posted at the Calaveras Sheriff's Office, that both men lived in Volcano, and that one was released on bond,

Joe Biden will NOT run for President

   October 21, 2015 at 9:15 AM: Vice-President Joe Biden has just officially announced that he will NOT be running for President in 2016.

   This is not surprising, regardless of the fact that his son apparently asked him to run before he died.

Rocks on Copperopolis roadway

   October 21, 2015 at 7:15 AM:  Use caution in Copperopolis around Moccasin Court and Bayview Drive due to rocks reported in the roadway.

   CHP is en route to the area and a crew will be dispatched to clear the road as soon as possible.

Water District approves Warren Act contract lobby

   Calaveras County Water District, to which every property owner pays taxes, pays out a lot of our water rates money every year for lobbying Congress.

   In kind of a backwards move, the CCWD Board yesterday voted

Gun found in burned car at Hogan Dam

   October 21, 2015 at 6 AM:  A middle of the night car fire on New Hogan Parkway near Cosgrove Creek in Valley Springs was extinguished by Cal Fire, but the incident has now been reopened.

   Apparently a gun has been found in the vehicle and CHP is returning to the scene to investigate.