Wednesday, November 25, 2015

BLM Advisory Council seeks nominations

   Four positions are apparently open in the Central California District RAC in the following categories, per the BLM.

   One is for either an environmental,

Don't tell the TROLL about the pig, please!

   November 25, 2015 at 9 AM:  A pig has just been reported on Santa Fe Avenue in Merced.

   Don't tell the TROLL or his fat ol' theivin' gal friend, please. CHP is en route to the scene.

Man killed in Hwy 49 crash

   Around 1:30 AM the morning of November 24, 2014 Forrest Garrison ran off Hwy 49 near El Dorado, and hit several objects, causing the Mercedes he was driving to roll over.

   Mr. Garrison was not wearing a seatbelt and was killed in the crash. 

Traffic collision in Jamestown

    UPDATE:  The vehicle apparently skidded off the roadway. The driver is refusing medical treatment for a wrist injury.

Low cable in Rancho Calaveras

  UPDATE:  CHP has determined this to be an AT&T cable. They will be notified of the problem.

Quote of the Day: by Troy Newman, California's drought's real cause

   UPDATE:  Are you laughing yet??

Chains required in Arnold

   November 25, 2015 at 6 AM:  Caltrans has issued chain requirements on vehicles without 4 wheel drive on Hwy 4 in Arnold.

  The storm is mostly passed, but some snow will be seen in the mountains, so be cautious if headed that way.

Red Cross Shelter in Mountain Ranch

   Around 5 PM last night, November 24, 2015 it was decided to open an overnight shelter at the Mountain Ranch Community Center. There wasn't much notice given to the public.

   It opened at 6 PM and was run by the Red Cross.  We aren't sure how long it will stay open, or if it will be open on Thanksgiving Day for those still living in tents in the Butte Fire area.