Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Four vehicle crash on I-5

   June 27, 2017 at 5:45 PM:  A four vehicle crash has been reported on I-5 and Hwy 12 in Lodi.

   Two lanes are blocked. An ambulance is responding. One vehicle may have been hit three times.  Four tow trucks have been dispatched to the scene.

Rock Slide on Hwy 12

   June 27, 2017 at 3:25 PM:  A dirt and rock slide has been reported on Hwy 12 near Central Hill Road outside San Andreas.

   Caltrans has been notified.  One lane is blocked. Be cautious if in the area.

Fire in Lockeford area

   June 27, 2017 at 3:20 PM:  A fire has been reported on Clements Road near Kettleman Lane outside Lockeford.

   Fire personnel are responding to the area.

Calaveritas Road blocked

   June 27, 2017 at 3:20 PM:  Calaveritas Road near Fricot City Road is blocked, waiting for County Roads to come out and clear it.

   We aren't sure if it's a tree or something else in the roadway, but avoid the area until it is cleared. 

Calaveras Supervisors waste time on TRANSIT

  Seems every time Supervisor Oliveira gets a chance he wants more reports about Calaveras Transit Service, the bus service for those who can't drive, have no license

Burp! Chaw--Chaw!! Split Splat!!

   What a man! Chew 'baccy mos' yo' life just like your thieving, poaching, jailbird daddy?
 Nothing more

Sarah Huckabee Sanders ages 10 years

 Sarah Huckabee Sanders led the first live filmed press conference from the White House in a week, since Trump is determined to end Freedom of the Press.

  When she lectured the Press

Car down into creek in Twain Harte

   June 27, 2017 at 2:20 PM:  A car reportedly went 30 feet over the side of Middle Camp Road and down into the creek near Mount Elizabeth Road in the Twain Harte area.

   An ambulance responded, along with CHP.  A tow truck is now attempting to pull the car from the creek back up onto the roadway. Avoid the area if possible.

GOP TrumpCare withdrawn...for now!

   Sen. Mitch McConnell was not happy when he announced the GOP TrumpCare bill would be withdrawn from the Senate floor today without a vote.

   They simply do not have enough votes within the Republican ranks for TrumpCare 2017!!  Now the legislators are all leaving for a 2 months vaca!!

CHP: Report on Hwy 26 motorcycle collision

   Per CHP on June 25, 2017 at approximately 12:10 PM Jeremy Kulp (44) of Lodi was riding a 2006 Harley Davidson motorcycle with passenger

Calaveras sees $57 million losses in property assessments

   Due to the Butte Fire, Calaveras County has seen $ 57 million in losses due to property assessments  being adjusted to owners.

   Leslie Davis, County Tax Assessor, brought the figures to the Calaveras Supervisors at their June 27, 2017 meeting.  Her employees have spent 2 years working on the assessments.

Worst drivers in US in Sacramento

    A study of all large cities in the US shows that the city with the worst drivers is Sacramento.

     The statistics include accidents, traffic citations and DUI's.

Earthquakes in Sierra

  Several small earthquakes were registered and felt from Truckee to Cameron Park this morning.

   They began around 2 AM and the last one was felt around 5:30 AM.

NO Fireworks in Ebbetts Pass

  Although our Calaveras Supervisors are negligent and allow the sale and distribution, including setting off Fireworks in the county, Ebbetts Pass Fire Department

Car strikes deer on Hwy 4

   June 27, 2017 at 8:35 AM:  A car reportedly hit a deer on Hwy 4 at Forest Meadows Drive above Murphys.

   An ambulance is responding to the scene. CHP is en route to the area.  Be cautious if headed that way.  Apparently another vehicle without deer warning whistles.