Friday, July 7, 2017

Evacuation orders in Butte County

   The Wall Fire that was reported around 2:50 PM on July 7, 2017 in Butte County has grown to 200 acres and evacuations have been ordered in the Bangor area.

   Several roads in that part of the county are closed down. There is currently no containment.

CalFire fights to control Winters Fire

   As of 3:05 PM on July 7, 2017 the Winters Fire in Yolo County is nearly 2000 acres and is only 31% contained.

  Mandatory  evacuations have been lifted in the two residential neighborhoods of Golden Bear Estates and Positas Road.  The cause is still under investigation.

Calaveras Supervisors meeting July 11, 2017

   Calaveras Supervisors will meet on Tuesday, July 11, 2017 in the Board chambers in San Andreas.

   The meeting begins at 9 AM, following Closed Session items.  The meeting, we have heard, will begin with prayer led by Dennis Mills, Gary Tofanelli and Clyde Clapp, with Lora da dora Religione looking on!!

Boil water notice lifted in Camp Connell

   CCWD is announcing that the 'boil water' notice has been lifted in the Camp Connell area.

   The notice was due to repair work being done on a broken pipe.

Hwy 4 closed for Alps bicycle ride

  On July 8, 2017 Caltrans announces that Hwy 4 will be closed from Hermit Valley to Hwy 89 in the Bear Valley area.

   The closure will be from 5 AM to 3 PM.

Collision in Linden

   June 7, 2017 at 9:25 AM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Hwy 26 and Murray Road in Linden.

   No injuries have been indicated and the roadway is not blocked. A tow truck is responding to the scene.

It's only a matter of time...

This two-person drone is a  sign of the future....

Colorado black bear opens fridge

   A couple in Colorado Springs left their video camera on as many of us do, and went to bed. However, most of us worry mostly about people,

Heat factor high today!!

Don't take chances!! Stay hydrated and in the shade!!

Gravel falling off vehicle

   June 7, 2017 at 8:40 AM:  CHP is at the scene of a vehicle that was reportedly spilling gravel onto Hwy 49 near Deer Creek Road outside Angels Camp.

   Be cautious if in the area.

4 AM Fire in Oakland

Photo by Oakland Fire Department
   This apartment complex under construction went up in flames around 4 AM July 7, 2017.

   It is near Lake Merritt in Oakland.

Hobby Lobby must return Iraq's artifacts and pay millions

   Hobby Lobby President Steve Green says his Oklahoma based company was not aware the 5500 items it had shipped to them from Iraq labeled 'tile samples', were actually artifacts. Yeah, right!!!

Left in Las Vegas Airport restroom

This three month old puppy was found in a Las Vegas Airport restroom with
this note nearby. He was taken to a rescue and now has
a new home!!

Collision on Hwy 26

   June 7, 2017 at 8:05 AM:  A vehicle collision has been reported on Hwy 26 at Jack Tone Road below Farmington.

   No injuries have been indicated. Be cautious if headed that way.

Fence damaged by vehicle at Pardee

   June 7, 2017 at 8 AM:  A fence was struck sometime during the night on Pardee Dam Road and the vehicle left the scene.

   CHP is en route to the location.