Monday, August 22, 2016

Mokelumne Fire in Alpine County

   The USFS just issued a press release on the 147 acre Mokelumne Wilderness Wildfire in Alpine County.

   According to the information provided this fire was started on August 19, 2016 by lightning and is slow-moving, being managed by a 34 person crew and a helicopter.

Tea Party David Tunno for Calaveras SUPE????

Don't replace one
sewer rat with
another one!!!
   When Tea Party supporter David Tunno angrily quit the Planning Commission, we had a feeling there were bigger fish he hoped to fry.

So many questions about Trumps health problems...

   There have been so many questions about what is really wrong with Presidential candidate Donald Trump.

   To learn more, search 'Donald Trump has Alzheimers?" and read for yourself.  At the onset he is also unable to sleep. This is so sad, but it's better to know now, than after he should get elected.

Harry Connick, Jr. gets daytime TV show

   Starting September 12, 2016 Harry Connick Jr. will have his own daytime TV show.

   It will air on NBC and the first guest star is Sandra Bullock. 

Fatal collision on Hwy 4 in Stockton

   August 22, 2016 at 4:30 PM:  A fatal collision has CHP cleaning up eastbound Hwy 4 on the Xtown freeway.

   Multiple vehicles were involved, and the backup is beyond I-5.  Avoid the area if possible.

Traffic collision on Hwy 88

   August 22, 2016 at 10:55 AM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Hwy 88 near Cooks Station.

    CHP and an ambulance are responding to the scene. Be cautious if headed that way.

Blue Cut Fire destroys 321 structures--Arson Tips??

  UPDATE:  Investigators are seeking help from the public to determine the cause of this fire. If you saw anything or know anything, please call 1-800-47ARSON.

Rear-end collision in Burson area

   On August 20, 2016 Richard Galantine (62) of Lodi was driving a 2002 Toyota westbound on Hwy 12 and was stopped for a vehicle making a left hand turn onto

CHP report: Three vehicle collision on Hwy 26

   Per CHP on August 19, 2016 at approximately 11 AM Steven Taylor (33) of Valley Springs was driving a 2005 Dodge westbound on Hwy 26 in Rancho Calaveras, approaching the rear

Pole down, fire in Clements area

    August 22, 2016 at 9:40 AM:  A car hit a power pole at Collier Road and Elliott Road in the Clements area and a fire has started.

   Emergency personnel, including fire and PG&E are responding to the scene. Avoid the area if possible.

Traffic Collision on Hwy 49

   August 22, 2016 at 8:30 AM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Hwy 49 near Middle Bar Road outside of Jackson.

   A vehicle apparently ran off the road and hit the embankment.  Three CHP are en route to the scene, along with an ambulance.

Trump: I'm NOT a flip-flopper! I just forget!!

    Over the weekend we heard a lot of talk about Donald Trump flip-flopping on his immigration stance, now saying he will legalize those in this country.

   This morning, however, we have been told that Trump simply forgets what he said to his white supremacist base. "I'm NOT a flip-flopper!  I just forget things I said before." We can only surmise this is due to his Alzheimer symptoms reported last week???

Rain sprinkles at 3500' in Calaveras

   Those in the upper elevations of Calaveras County (above 3500') awoke to the smell of fresh rain in the dry forest.

   Rain is expected at the crest of the Sierras today, as a front goes through. We'll take what we can get.