Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Saddle Fire in Butte County

   The Saddle Fire in Butte County is now 850 acres and has claimed three homes.

   Containment is now at 37%. Evacuations remain in place.

Trained mustangs available for adoption in Elk Grove

   On September 10, 2016 there will be an adoption and auction for Mustangs trained by inmates at the Rio Consumnes Correctional Center in Elk Grove.

  The address is 12270 Bruceville Road and it begins at 9 AM. Call 916-206-1520 for
more information.

Gretchen Carlson settles FOX lawsuit

   After revealing that she had taped many of the conversations that had taken place with former FOX exec Roger Ailes, we learned that Grethcen Carlsen, former FOX couch anchor, will receive $20 million as a settlement of her lawsuit.

   Then we heard that Greta Van Sustern, who has been with FOX since the OJ trial, is leaving, effective immediately and that Brit Hume will take her time slot.

All ITT Technichal Institute closes its doors

   As reported on KCRA, the 8000 employees and students who were attending ITT Technical Institutes are left in the dark as of this morning, September 6, 2016.

   The nearest campus to Calaveras County is in Lathrop, but there are many throughout California.  They have been in business for 50 years, and blame the federal government for the investigations they are conducting.

Animal stuck in swamp cooler

   September 6, 2016 at 10:40 AM: The fire department is responding to a call for assistance in Vallecito for an animal stuck in a swamp cooler. This is off Parrotts Ferry Road.

   We don't know what kind of animal it is, but small animals can get into those coolers and then cannot get out. 

Butte County Fire forces evacuations

   The Saddle Fire in Butte County is now 840 acres and is only 10 % contained.

   Evacuations are taking place in the area around Hwy 70 and Nelson Bar Road. Three structures have been destroyed so far.

Calaveras Supervisors Special meeting at 1 PM

  On September 6, 2016 at 1 PM the Calaveras Supervisors will hold a Special Meeting at to decide who will be the Office of Emergency Services for Calaveras County.

   The Sheriff's Office is apparently not ready to fully participate, but Cliff Edson, BULLY of Calaveras, demanded this meeting so he doesn't have to be in charge during another fire. 

Fatal Collision in Angels Camp

  According to CHP on September 3, 2016 around 3:10 AM Colby W. Westberg (20) of Copperopolis was driving a 2000 Dodge headed towards Copperopolis just west of

Vote YES on Prop 64

   To regulate marijuana and its cultivation and collect taxes on it, vote YES on Prop 64!!!!

   It's past time to stop the insanity of trying to ban cannabis! Vote YES on Prop 64. Let's get rid of the criminal element and gangs!

Voyager I - Flying over Jupiter


Car 300' off Hwy 49 near Stevenot Bridge

   September 6, 2016 at 8 AM:  A car went over the side of Hwy 49 near the Stevenot Bridge and caught on fire when it landed on its roof.

   Two people have minor injuries, one still in the vehicle. It may have actually occurred around 1 AM. CHP is at the scene.