Tuesday, December 20, 2016

What a beautiful tree ....

...and outside, where it can live!!

CCF gets donation

   Calaveras Community Foundation reports that it received a donation, although they don't give the amount, from the Federlein Fund in San Francisco.

   They are giving it to the Humane Society, the Food Pantries and the Senior Center. The money is supposed to go to seniors only.

Put out a StarShower and you'll know...

...just how truly

School out! Traffic lighter

   For those who commute from Ebbetts Pass to the county or Angels Camp, we hear that they are enjoying the lighter traffic this week.

   With schools in the area on vacation, no buses or teens in cars on the highway. They are right! It is nice to drive without buses.  Don't get used to it, though. It's only for two weeks.

Structure fire in Columbia

 UPDATE at 11:25 AM:  We just heard a report that this is an approximate 1200 sq ft. 2 story wood residence that is fully involved.  One fire vehicle has broken down on Parrotts Ferry Road en route to the fire.   Another fire vehicle is reported broken down on Italian Bar Road.

Deputies abandon chase of woman on foot!!!

   December 20, 2016 at 10:35 AM:  Calaveras Sheriff's deputies were chasing some poor woman who had reportedly

Major injuries in Hwy 12 collision

   According to a CHP report on December 19, 2016 around 5:30 PM Olivia Fowler (18) of Wallace was driving a 2005 Honda Civic westbound on Hwy 12 approaching Southworth Road

Erratic driving leads to crash on Hwy 99

   December 20, 2016 at 9:45 AM:  First reported to CHP as an erratic driver on Hwy 99 southbound, a car that hit the guardrail and apparently struck two other vehicles went on down Hwy 99 and finally overturned near Whitmore in Ceres.

  CHP and an ambulance are en route to the scene. There is debris all over the roadway, so please be extra cautious if in that area.

Ladder on Hwy 99

   UPDATE:  Ladder has been removed.

Traffic collision in Pine Grove

   December 20, 2016 at 9 AM:  At traffic collision has been reported on Hwy 88 at Mt Zion Road in Pine Grove.

   An ambulance, CHP and a tow truck are en route to the scene. Be careful if headed that way.

Zsa Zsa: "I'm a great housekeeper...

.....every time I leave a man, I keep his house."

   The one and only Zsa Zsa was married to nine different rich men during her life, the last one a prince.

Traffic collision in Escalon

   December 20, 2016 at 7 AM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Hwy 120 in Escalon with one person trapped inside a vehicle.

   CHP and an ambulance are en route to the scene. Be careful as the road is blocked.