Thursday, June 2, 2016

Isom Fire Update

    We have more information about the Isom Fire in Tuolumne County today. It started in a 10 x 20 foot storage outbuilding.

   Due to CalFire's sending 8 engines, 2 CalFire Tuolumne County fire engines, 2 Water Tenders, 2 Air Tankers, 1 Air Tactical plane 1 helicopter (all out of Columbia) plus 2 training fire captains and 1 battalion chief, the fire was stopped before it spread
into the wildland.

   Nice job, CalFire!!  The cause is still under investigation.

Official Calaveras BULLSH** Pen-- Bully Supervisor Edson CAMPAIGNS, phony!

"Don't I smell good to the voters,
just like you Ollie?
     We have never seen anything like it! The real reason Edson STOLE the Chair position from Chris Wright at the Board of Supervisors is so he could CAMPAIGN from it.

   He actually had the audacity (short for bullsh**) to bring someone into the night meeting to praise him

Traffic collision in Jackson

   June 2, 2016 at 7PM:  A two car collision was reported at Climax Road and Chase Road in the Jackson area, with one vehicle running off the roadway and into a tree.

   Emergency personnel arrived on scene and tow trucks were dispatched. Fortunately, there were no injuries.

Roy Dillon of Calaveras County

   Roy Dillon, September 17, 1923 - May 21, 2016
   Alice Dillon, December 27, 1923 - February 23, 2011

   Roy and Alice Dillon, married for over 65 years, were always together.  They were best friends, sharing a love of horses, partnership in business and engagement in and commitment to

Structure Fire in Tuolumne

  UPDATE at 5:10 PM:  Cal Fire reported that a mobile home was fully engulfed when firefighters arrived.

   The fire spread to another outbuilding, but

Blue Angel jet crashes in Tennessee

   A Navy Blue Angel pilot is now believed to be dead after his plane crashed in Tennessee, according to a Navy spokesman.

    Another pilot safely ejected in Colorado after a flyover of the Air Force graduation.

Hunt Fire Update--Lawnmower????

  UPDATE at 2:30 PM:  Per Cal Fire the cause of this fire was a riding lawnmower.    The property owner was cited.

   Fortunately, no structures were damaged. Do not use power equipment in dry grass.

Motorcycle and car collide in Modesto

   June 2, 2016 at 2:30 PM:  A motorcycle and car have collided on Church Street near Parker Road in Modesto.   Apparently the wife's car is involved in this collision.

   Emergency personnel are en route to the scene. Be extra cautious if in that area.

Speaker of the House of Representatives gives up...

   Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House of Representative announced today that he has given up fighting against Donald Trump.

   He now says he plans to vote for the Donald in the election in November. Now, isn't that sweet?!

Angels Camp man arrested

  On June 1, 2016 Angels Camp Police arrested Daniel Ryan Scott (33) of Angels Camp, on Wilson Street, just off Hwy 49 in Altaville.

Martin Bacoccini of Angels Camp

   Martin "Marty" E. Bacoccini, age 57, passed away peacefully at his residence in Angels Camp on Monday May 30, 2016 with his family by his side.

   Marty was born in San Andreas

Hunt Fire update

   June 2, 2016 at Noon: We just learned from CalFire that the Hunt Fire is 6 acres in size at this time. At the scene are 6 engines, 1 hand crew, 1 water tender and 2 battalion chiefs.

  Copperopolis Fire and Altaville Melones Fire are assisting CalFire.

Today is National Gun Violence Prevention Day!!

   Donate to the cause of your choice to support more gun regulations and save children's lives in America.

   We've seen enough dead children!

Rob & Chyna have their own show

Rob Kardashian and
Blac Chyna
   Looks like there's going to be another Kardashian show on the E channel. Rob & Chyna are filming 6 episodes of their own life together.

   They are expecting a baby and will also air a series around the birth of the child.

Fire at Melones caused by fireworks....

   CalFire reports that the Tulloch Fire at Melones that burned 85 acres, was caused by a boat that was setting off fireworks that landed in the grass.

   Hard to believe what some people will do for kicks! This fire was on the Tuolumne County side of the Lake. It was 100% contained around 7:30 PM on June 1, 2016.

Fire on Hunt Road

   June 2, 2016 at 10;45 AM:  A fire has been reported on Hunt Road in the Copperopolis area.

   Avoid the area as firefighters will be working to extinguish it quickly.

Brown water in Rancho Calaveras safe?? CCWD says low lead!

   When we were told about the brown water in the Rancho and La Contenta areas yesterday, we asked CCWD if it had been tested for lead.

   Joel Metzger, their spokesman, said that they conduct tests regularly and that lead levels are low. He did not say if they had tested tap water since it turned brown. We will advise you when we hear about that testing.

Horse loose on Camanche Parkway

   June 2, 2016 at 8:05 AM:  Be careful if you are on Camanche Parkway in Amador County as a horse has been reported on the roadway near China Gulch Road.

   CHP is en route to the area.

Cliff Edson begs for his RETIREMENT check--Don't like waiting tables!!

   We hear that current Supervisor of District 1 Cliff Edson is begging his constituents, whom he does not represent properly, to give him another 4 years so he can collect a full retirement check. We have been told he says "I don't wanna go back to waiting tables!"

   Even though he lies to the voters and has not created any jobs or done anything he said he would, he wants the people to pay for his retirement, which he won't get if he doesn't get re-elected.

Governor Brown endorses Hillary

   Although Jerry Brown and the Clintons have had their differences in the past, the Governor yesterday came out and endorsed Hillary for President in 2016.

   Brown says its time to focus on the general election and Trump.

I-5 still closed down northbound

  June 2, 2016: Caltrans located the leaking irrigation pipe under I-5 yesterday, but will not be able to repair and repave I-5 for traffic until some time Friday, officials report.

   Use 99 instead if you are traveling north to get around the closure.