Saturday, July 23, 2016

Fire in Carmel

     July 23, 2016 at 6:15PM: 1650 structures are currently threatened in the Sobranes Fire near Carmel.

     Evacuation warnings have been issued. 6500 acres have burned so far and it is only 5% contained.

Collision in Jamestown

   July 23, 2016 at 4:25 PM:  A collision has been reported on Hwy 120 and Hwy 49 in Jamestown.

   An ambulance is responding to the scene. Be extra cautious if in the area.

Hazard on Hwy 49

   July 23, 2016 at 4:20 PM:  A car was trying to pull another car with a rope on Hwy 49 near Jackass Hill and is now blocking the roadway.

   A tow truck is responding to the scene. Be extra cautious if headed that way.

Fire in Hathaway Pines

   UPDATE:  It was just  reported that CalFire was seen returning to the station on Hwy 4, so the fire must be out.

Senator Tim Kaine officially introduced as VP

   Many of us were very concerned about Hillary Clinton picking Tim Kaine as her VP, a little known Governor and Senator from Virginia.

   Kaine is in Florida with Clinton

Collision at Little Sweden

   July 23, 2016 at 1:15 PM:  CHP is en route to a report of a traffic collision on Hwy 108 near Little Sweden. The car is fully engulfed in flames.

   An ambulance and fire are responding. Witnesses mentioned that there were beer bottles on the side of the road.  Apparently the passenger stated to the reporting party that the driver was drinking.

  

Traffic collision near Pinecrest

   July 23, 2016 at 11:50 AM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Hwy 108 near Old Mono Way outside Pinecrest.

   A small Audi is apparently on fire. Two CHP are en route to the scene, along with an ambulance and fire crew due to the fire spreading to the trees. Two men had gone across the highway and down a hill as if hiding something, according to one witness.

  

OP-ED: 30 year devout Republican

  This letter was originally written to the Republican committee Chair in York County:

   Chairman Cuzzone:

      We come together in political parties to magnify our influence. An organized representative institution

Appointed Sheriff DiBasilio begins his campaigning

   Today is the first of the newly appointed Calaveras County Sheriff Di Basilio to begin his campaign for election of 2018, which isn't far off.

   He calls it meeting the public, but we know that he needs to campaign early and often to keep this cushy job he got a political appointment for.  Already, he had shown to have NO Transparency and No response to victims needs.  And his extreme ties (we hear they drink together) with Supervisor Oliveira (who is hanging on by the skin of his teeth), is absolutely SCARY!!

Two collisions near Dodge Ridge

      July 23, 2016 at 9 AM:  CHP is investigating two separate traffic collisions on Forest Roads near Dodge Ridge. One allegedly seemed to have been drinking and covered the vehicle up with bushes.

   The other is a service vehicle for Lair of the Bear Summer Camp and is calling their own tow service. They are both just off Dodge Ridge Road and Dodge Ridge Loop Road.

Abandoned car at Camanche

   July 23, 2016 at 6:45 AM:  A red Camaro has been reported abandoned with its door open at Wade and Burson roads in Camanche.

   A tow truck is responding to the scene. Be cautious in the area until it can be removed.

Hit and Run in Stockton

   July 23, 2016 at 6:30 AM:  A man says he allowed a 23 year old woman drive his vehicle home from a bar because he had been drinking, and she sideswiped another vehicle and then pulled over onto the sidewalk in front of Lincoln High School in Stockton.

   She apparently then took off running saying she didn't want to go back to jail. CHP is at the scene.

Rollover on Hwy 99

   July 23, 2016 at 6:25 AM:  A vehicle has rolled over on southbound Hwy 99 at Morada Lane in the Lodi area.

   No injuries have been indicated.  Be extra cautious if headed in that direction. A tow truck is responding.