Friday, December 25, 2015

Car vs tree in Me-Wuk Village area

   December 25, 2015 at 3 PM:  A car ran off Pela Road at Chief Fuller Road in the Mi-Wuk Village area and hit a tree.

   CHP is en route to the scene. No injuries have been indiated.

"Jumper" at Stevenot Bridge??

   UPDATE:  CHP has been released from this call. We don't know anything else.

Road blocked at Red Apple for snow

  December 25, 2015 at 2:15 PM:  CHP was called out due to multiple vehicles blocking Hwy 4 at the Red Apple to allow their children to play in the snow.

   Be extra cautious in that area until CHP can clear the roadway.

BBQ on Hwy 108

   December 24, 2015 at 12:30 PM:   In addition to the spin outs and other traffic hazards on Hwy 108 in the Twain Harte area, there has been another report.

   Apparently one caller told CHP that there are people setting up and BBQing right on the roadway in that location. 

Governor Brown pardons Robert Downey Jr.

   A total of 91 people in California received full pardons from Governor Brown today.

   Included in that list was Robert Downey Jr. who spent time behind bars for drug offenses in the late 1980's.

Car runs into barbwire fence in Rancho Calaveras

  December 24, 2015 at 11:55 AM:  A car ran off Hwy 26 and into a barbed wire fence near Wimer Road near Rancho Calaveras.

   The car is apparently all wrapped up in the barbed wire at this time. Use caution if in that area.

Chaining up hazard in Arnold

   December 24, 2015 at 11:55 AM:  CHP is en route to Hwy 4 near the Arnold Bypass where several vehicles are attempting to put chains on while still on the roadway.

    Be extra cautious anywhere in snow country, especially if chains are required.

Car overturns off Hwy 49

   December 24, 2015 at 11:50 AM:  A vehicle reportedly ran off Hwy 49 at Centennial Drive in Angels Camp and overturned down the bank.

   Emergency personnel are en route to the scene. Use extra caution if headed that way.

Wow!! Giant Sequoias in the snow!!


35 Vehicles spin out on Hwy 108

   December 24, 2015 at 11:45 AM:  CHP received a report that around 35 vehicles have spun out on Hwy 108 in the Twain Harte area.

   Be very cautious if headed that way. CHP is en route.

Traffic collision in Twain Harte

   December 25, 2015 at 10:20 AM:  CHP is en route to a traffic collision at Hwy 108 and Liesure Drive in Twain Harte.

   An ambulance has also been dispatched. Be careful if headed in that direction.

White Christmas in Ebbetts Pass


Christmas moon!

A full moon on Christmas
doesn't happen very often!  Beautiful!

Chain control on Hwy 4

   Chains are required this morning at Forest Meadows on Hwy 4!  It is snowing above 4000', but is clear with a full moon at lower elevations.

   Drive carefully!