Monday, November 16, 2015

Harold Leroy Hallet of West Point

   Harold Leroy Hallet was born on July 16, 1952 in Houlton, Maine and died on November 3, 2015 in West Point,

Man trapped under pickup in Plymouth

   November 16, 2015 at 3:45 PM:  A man is reportedly trapped under a pickup at Hwy 49 and Bell Road in Plymouth.

   A tow truck and an ambulance are en route to the scene.

Dog vs car in Rancho Calaveras

   November 16, 2015 at 2:45 PM:  A car has hit a dog on Baldwin and Rippon in Rancho Calaveras.

   The dog is apparently still alive and in the roadway, so be extra cautious if you are headed in that direction.

Friends of the Fair meets

   Calaveras Friends of the Fair will meet on November 18, 2015 at 6 PM at Camps Restaurant in Angels Camp.

   On the agenda are the usual committee reports, an update of the Ranch House addition, and future events. The public is invited to attend.

Sonora Pass Closed

   We just received notification from Caltrans that due to the accumulation of snow on Hwy 108 that Sonora Pass is now closed at Kennedy Meadows.

   No indication of when it will reopen has been given.

Friends of the Fair release August 2015 minutes--Leslie Davis

   UPDATE:  We just received information from Leslie Davis that Junior Livestock and the "Friends" that there is no rift between the two groups;

Vehicle rollover on Hwy 4 at Forest Meadows

   November 16, 2015 at 11 AM:  A vehicle has reportedly rolled over on Hwy 4 at Northwood Drive near Forest Meadows.

   It isn't known if there are injuries at this time. Use caution if in that area.

Pickup runs off Hwy 4 in Arnold

   November 16, 2015 at 10:55 AM:  A blue pickup has reportedly run off Hwy 4 at Rancho Paradiso in Arnold.

   CHP is en route. It isn't yet known if there are injuries.


San Andreas man rolls cement truck on Hwy 49--CHP report

   CHP has just issued an official report of the cement truck that rolled over on Hwy 49 near the Melones Bridge.

Toyota pickup overturned in Jamestown

   November 16, 2015 at 8:25 AM:  A Toyota pickup has reportedly overturned at Hwy 49 and Main Street in Jamestown.

   An ambulance and CHP are en route to the scene. Avoid the area if you can until a tow truck can right the pickup and remove it from the roadway.

Eagles, eagles, eagles.................

Wow! That is amazing! Near the Nooksack
River in Deming, Washington

Collision on Hwy 4--Roadway icy!!

   November 16, 2015 at 8:20 AM:  A collision has been reported on Hwy 4 at Pine Drive in Arnold. Conditions on Hwy 4 are icy.

  CHP is en route. Use extra caution in the area. It isn't yet known if there are any injuries.

Traffic collision in Murphys

   November 16, 2015 at 8:15 AM:   A traffic collision has been reported at Main Street and Big Trees Road in Murphys.

  One vehicle left the roadway and went through a fence at that location. It isn't yet known if there are injuries. Use extra caution in that area.

Chains required on Hwy 4

   November 16, 2015 at 5 AM:  Caltrans is requiring chains on all vehicles without 4 wheel drive on Hwy 4 at Arnold this morning.

   While the storm has passed, road conditions in the mountains remain icy and expect travel to be slow since speeds are only 35 MPH in chain required areas.