Monday, January 4, 2016

CHP helps rescue elephant seal

Photo by CHP
   UPDATE: This elephant seal delivered a new pup yesterday.

Fatal Motorcycle collision

   According to CHP on January 31, 2015 around 10:45 PM Kyle Towler (23) of Valley Springs was riding a 2016 Harley Davidson motorcycle

Calaveras Sheriff: Flash Flood warning

  January 4, 2016 at 4 PM: The Calaveras Sheriff's Office has issued a weather advisory warning for flash floods in the Butte Fire area of Calaveras County.


    This warning continues through Tuesday evening, January 5, 2016.

Overturned car on Hwy 26

   On December 31, 2015 around 6 PM Terry Lee Novak (53) of Valley Springs was driving a 2001 Chevrolet on Hwy 26 east of

Trumps National Spokesperson???

   Apparently Katrina Pierson, who has been working for Donald Trump and also claims to be the head of the Tea Party, wore a bullet necklace to a CNN interview.

  Is it also true that she was arrested for shoplifting in Texas and took unemployment benefits while working there for Ted Cruz??

Hugo Scotto of Valley Springs

   Hugo S. Scotto of Valley Springs passed away on December 28, 2015 in San Andreas.

   Mr. Scotto was born in California on October 4, 1922.

Traffic collision in Escalon

   January 4, 2016 at 8:20 AM:  A traffic collision has been reported at Escalon Bellota Road and Carter Road in Escalon.

   CHP is en route. It isn't indicated that there are any injuries.

DOW down 300 points at open

   Overnight China shut down its trading due to a sudden selloff, and at this mornings open, the DOW was down 300 points and the NASDAQ down over 100.

   Tensions in Iran and Saudi Arabia have spiked the price of oil. The US is hoping the two countries don't come to physical blows after Saudi Arabia executed a popular cleric and then the Saudi embassy was ransacked by Iranians. Diplomatic ties have been officially severed by Saudi Arabia.

Rain expected most of week

   January 4, 2016:  The National Weather Service says Calaveras County will likely receive quite a bit of rain this week.

   Snow levels are expected to be above 5000'.

Mountain Cottontail

Surviving the winter with his heavy fur coat