Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Quote of the Day by Smokey

.... CAN Prevent Forest Fires!!

CNN's Wolf Blitzer: Will California...

   With California taking front and center news this week due to all the fires, CNN among all of the cable news networks

FOX hammers Dems?? About Weinstein???

   Talk about people in glass houses. FOX has spent most of the past two days slamming Dems because of the Weinstein allegations??

   You mean the FOX that encouraged sexual encounters with O'Reilly, Ailes and others??  Hi--Larious!!  We can hear the glass breaking from here!!

Complex Fires have doubled in size--head for Fairfield

Updated Calfire map of wine country fires.
Calfire expects these fires will merge!! 

Tubbs Fire combined with Pocket Fire

Firefighters are unable to save these homes once
ignited in the Tubbs Fire.
   CalFire has combined the Tubbs Fire and the Pocket Fire (total over 30,000 acres) and is being called the Central LNU Complex Fire.

   11 fatalities are claimed by these two fires so far.

TRUMP spends HOURS in makeup!!

   The amount of makeup on Trumps face this morning shows that he is worried about how old he looks and that he must spend hours in makeup, just like he did during the Apprentice TV show.

   He again criticized the press (typical Russian tactic), questioned the 1st Amendment and said he won't need 10 times the nukes we now have, after all.

CalFire Director Pimlott

   The CalFire Director Ken Pimlott is reporting more deaths in the wildfires in Northern California, bringing the official total to 21. 3500 homes and businesses have now been consumed by the 2 complex fires being tracked by CalFire.

   "Make no mistake:  This is a serious, critical, catastrophic event!" 1 body was pulled from a destroyed home in the Cascade Fire.  The other 3 have not yet been identified as to in which fire they were killed..

Evacuation of livestock in Green Valley

   All kinds of animals, livestock and pets, are being evacuated from the Green Valley area of Fairfield.

   Also, calls for help with elderly evacuations are coming into law enforcement.

CalFire combines Napa area fires

Glen Ellen home destroyed
   As of October 11, 2017 CalFire has combined several fires into the Southern LNU Complex Fire. 178 structures have been destroyed and 5000 are threatened.

   Atlas,(42,349 acres and 3% containment)  Patrick (9523 acres and 2% containment) Norrborn (1831 acres and 0% containment), Nuns (7626 acres and 2% containment), Adobe (8202 acres and 0% containment) and Pressley (473 acres with 0% containment)

Atlas Fire in Napa and Solano counties

  As of 10:05 AM on October 11, 2017 the Atlas Fire is reported as 42,349 acres and only 3%

Tubbs Fire in Napa County

One of the many wineries destroyed in the Napa Valley
   The Tubbs Fire in Napa County continues to grow.  As of 10:35 AM on October 11, 2017 the total acreage is 28,000 with NO containment.

   17 deaths are now attributed to the fire. Nearly 600 homes have been destroyed along with many businesses.  Roads are closed and evacuations continue.

Fire in Pollock Pines

   October 11, 2017 at 11:25 AM: A new fire has been reported in Pollock Pines which is in El Dorado County. CalFire is responding to the area.

   If you live in the area, be aware of the conditions around you. It has been named the Ice Fire.

Horsespeak holding fundraiser

   The Rusty Rockers will perform at the La Contenta Golf and Event Center on November 4, 2017.

   The event is a fundraiser for Horsespeak. Tickets are $35 each and are available online at

Smoky areas in Calaveras County

   Although it is not smoky at this time in Ebbetts Pass, the Angels Camp and San Andreas areas are covered in smoke from all the fires burning up north.

   If you are sensitive to smoke, better stay inside. Amador County has issued a smoke advisory for residents there.

Calaveras County obituaries September 2017

   According to the Calaveras County Clerk's office Tamara S. Bennett-Kirby passed away n September 30, 2017 at the age of 56.

Mensa will host IQ test

   The Communications Director for Mensa says they will be glad to host the IQ test for Trump and Secretary Tillerson.

  Mensa, the society for the top 2% of the population, is more than willing and CNN says they will tape it. Let's go, TRUMP!!

Wild Horses in Elk Grove

  On Saturday October 14, 2017 wild horses trained by inmates to accept a saddle and rider will be up for public

Collision in Jackson

   October 11, 2017 at 7:25 AM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Hwy 88 near Dalton Road in Jackson.

   It isn't yet known if there are injuries. CHP is en route to the scene.