Saturday, April 16, 2016

Is Calaveras District 3 Supervisor Oliveira a moron???

   After the meeting in Ebbetts Pass about the problem with having a place to dump pine needles and other flammable wood products, residents were pretty disgusted.

   They have told us that Mr. Oliveira, who pretends to be a genius at virtually everything, has NO CLUE what to do. Several people referred to him as a MORON.

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Three car collision on Hwy 108

   April 16, 2016 at 5:30 PM:  A three vehicle collision has been reported on Hwy 108 near Claribel Avenue in Modesto.

   No injuries have been indicated. Tow trucks are responding to the scene. 

Car vs. fence on Hwy 4

   April 16, 2016 at 5:25 PM:  A car reportedly ran off Hwy 4 near Dunton Road in the Farmington area and hit a fence.

   CHP is en route to the scene. It isn't known if there are injuries. The roadway is not blocked.

Car hits boulder on Hwy 99

   April 16, 2016 at 4:40 PM:  A car reportedly hit a boulder on Hwy 99 at Hammett Road in Modesto.

    CHP is en route to the scene. Use extra caution in that area until moved.

Motorcycle speeding on Hwy 49

   April 16, 2016 at 4:35 PM:  A motorcycle has been reported at Glory Hole, headed for Angels Camp at a high rate of speed.

   Be extra cautious if in that area.  CHP may be trying to intercept him.

Mustang spins out on Hwy 120 at I-5

   April 16, 2016 at 4:25 PM:  A blue Mustang reportedly spun out and hit the center divide at Hwy 120 and the I-5 connector in Tracy.

   Minor injuries were indicated. A tow truck is responding.

Three car collision in Manteca

   April 16, 2016 at 4:20 PM:  A three car collision has been reported on Hwy 120 at Union Road in Manteca.

   Minor injuries were indicated. Tow trucks are responding.

Head-on collision on Hwy 132

   UPDATE:  Tow trucks have been dispatched to try and remove the cars from the intersection.

Fire in Dorrington

   April 16, 2016 at 3:55 PM:  A fire has been reported on Boards Crossing Road in Dorrington.

   Ebbetts Pass Fire and CalFire are en route. It isn't clear if it is a house or what is on fire.

Traffic collision near Stevenot Bridge

   UPDATE:  A tow truck is now responding to clear the collision.

Traffic collision in Delhi

   April 16, 2016 at 2:40 PM:  A traffic collision has been reported at Sycamore and Stephens streets in Delhi, just off Hwy 99.

   No injuries were indicated. CHP is at the scene.

Collision in Jamestown

   April 16, 2016 at 2:35 PM:   A collision has been reported in Jamestown at Main Street and Willow Street between a Dodge Ram and a Lexus.

   No injuries have been indicated. Be careful if in that area.

Collision on Hwy 99 - Do they have enough CHP today???

   April 16, 2016 at 2:15 PM:  A traffic collision was just reported on southbound Hwy 99 at the Hwy 4 connector in Stockton.

   The fast lane is blocked by two vehicles, one which apparently hit the center divide. CHP is en route to the scene.

US Postal Service vehicle in collision in Acampo

   UPDATE:  Fortunately, only minor injuries were caused by this collision.

Traffic collision on Hwy 165

   April 16, 2016 at 2 PM:  A pickup and GEO have reportedly collided on Hwy 165 between Turlock and Hilmar.

   Occupants of GEO are trapped in  the vehicle in a field. The side is crushed in. Emergency personnel are en route to the scene.

Car vs. center divide in Stockton

 April 16, 2016 at  1:55 PM: A  car hit the center divide at I-5 and March Lane in Stockton. One person reported it appeared he passed out.

   CHP and an ambulance are enroute to the scene.

Vehicle rollover in Escalon

  UPDATE:  Minor injuries were suffered as a result of this rollover.

Big rig fire in Atwater

   April 16, 2016 at 1:40 PM:  A big rig was reported on fire on northbound Hwy 99 at Atwater Boulevard in Atwater.

   Fire personnel put the fire out, which appeared to be in the area of a tire. Be cautious if in that area.

Motorcycle crashes in Oakdale

   April 16, 2016 at 1:30 PM:   A solo motorcycle has crashed at Sonora Road and Orange Blossom Road in Oakdale.

   CHP is at the scene. An ambulance is en route. Avoid the area if possible.

Bicyclist major injuries on Hwy 88

   April 16, 2016 at 1:20 PM:   A bicyclist reportedly hit something on Hwy 88 and flew over the handlebars near Dew Drop.

   CHP is at the scene. An ambulance is responding due to major injuries. No other vehicle was involved. Be cautious if headed in that direction.

Motorcycle collision in Volcano

   UPDATE:  This was a motorcycle collision. The injured person is now at the hospital.

Collision in Angels Camp

   April 16, 2016 at 12:10 PM:  A traffic collision has been reported on South Main Street at Stanislaus Avenue in Angels Camp.

   Emergency personnel are responding. Use extra caution in that area.

Motorcycle crash on Hwy 4

   UPDATE:  Fortunately, only minor injuries have been reported in this collision.

Collision on Hwy 99 at yesterday's big rig crash

   April 16, 2016 at 10 AM:  Just as Caltrans was about to close Hwy 99 near Avenue 7 in Madera to work on the guardrail where a big rig crash occurred yesterday, two white Nissans reportedly collided at the same location.

    CHP is en route to the scene. Be extra careful in that area. Cars are apparently passing on the shoulder to get around this crash.

Traffic collision in Glencoe

   April 16, 2016 at 9:55 AM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Hwy 26 near Rich Gulch Road in the Glencoe area.

   Emergency vehicles are responding to the scene. Use caution if headed that way. A solo vehicle left the roadway and hit a tree.

Watch for Bicycles on Hwy 4

   Be cautious on Hwy 4 in Murphys (where is starts and finishes), the Murphys Grade Road, Hwy 49 in downtown Angels Camp and the Vallecito area this morning.

   The Froggy bike ride is today.  They are supposed to follow traffic laws, but watch for them anyway.

Car overturned in ditch on Hwy 88

   April 16, 2016 at 9:05 AM:  A car has reportedly rolled over into a ditch on Hwy 88 near Dufrene Road on Carson Pass.

   Use extra caution if headed that way as emergency vehicles will be onscene.

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Big rig overturns on Hwy 99

   April 16, 2016 at 7 AM:  A big rig has overturned on Hwy 99 at Avenue 7 below Madera and was reported on fire.   Major injuries resulted from this crash.

    CHP is onscene and Caltrans has been requested to check integrity of bridge and guardrail.  Part of the freeway will be closed for most of the day. A big rig tow is en route.

State will be photographing your land! NO on RCD!!!

   Calling it mapping, the California State Governors office is financing the imagery of all of our land to locate marijuana grows and other details about your land.

   Calaveras Supervisor Edson is trying to get the RCD Special District passed so that they have MORE rights to your land and to tax you to pay for this imagery.