Saturday, June 25, 2016

Governor declares State of Emergency in Kern County

   June 25, 2016 at 6 PM:  The Erskine Fire in Kern County near Lake Isabella grew to 35,000 acres today and another 50 homes were destroyed.

   Containment is listed at 0%. Two people are known to have died in this fire.

Per Calaveras Supervisor Oliveira: Ford Consturuction Hiring

   According to District 3 Supervisor Oliveira, people in District 4 of Calaveras County, or Angels Camp, are thrilled to be getting a brand new ASPHALT PLANT.

   Located, according to Oliveira, in Carson Hill, Ford Construction will be hiring all kinds of employees, as they will have at least 100 trucks

Truck fire on Hwy 88

   June 25, 2016 at 3:30 PM:  A truck fire was reported on Hwy 88 at Jackson Valley Road in Jackson.

   The fire department is at the scene, along with CHP. A tow truck is en route to the scene.

Motorcycle collision on Hwy 108

   June 25, 2016 at 3:30 PM:  A motorcycle collision has been reported on Hwy 108 near Clarks Fork Road in the Dardanelle area above Pinecrest.

   CHP and an ambulance are en route to the scene. Use extra caution if headed that way.

Pickup runs off Hwy 26

   June 25, 2016 at 12:30 PM:  A white pickup reportedly ran off Hwy 26 at Woodhouse Mine Road in West Point.

   CHP is at the scene. An ambulance and tow truck are responding. Be cautious if in that area.

UPDATE on ASPHALT PLANT MOVE!!

  Per a reliable witness, the asphalt plant is still in Rancho Calaveras. One person told us that they saw parts being moved around, but not out of the Ford quarry there.

     Calaveras Supervisor Kearney clearly stated that the asphalt plant had been moved away. It is on film. Oliveira backed him up. Kearney would do anything to try and get out of a recall!!

West Point man arrested for Battery on a Peace Office

   On June 24, 2016 the Calaveras Sheriffs Office arrested Zacharia William Conder (no DOB) of West Point on Main and Hwy 26 in West Point.

   Conder was booked into the Calaveras County Jail for alleged Battery on a Peace Officer, a felony and for Obstructing or resisting arrest and Disorderly Conduct due to Alcohol, both misdemeanors, along with several charges on outstanding warrants.

Calaveras Supervisor District 5 Steve Kearney lying again???

   At the Tuesday, June 21, 2016 Board of Supervisor meeting, Steve Kearney, Supervisor under recall of District 5, spoke before anyone else.

   He announced that the asphalt plant,

Cows out on Hwy 120

   June 25, 2016 at 7:20 AM:  Cows have been reported coming onto Hwy 120 at Hwy 108 in Jamestown.

   Be extra cautious until CHP can locate the owner.