Cal Fire is working a new fire in the Mokelumne River drainage near Electra. The fire grew quickly to over 400 acres within three hours of the first alarm. The nearest town is Mokelumne Hills however the small community is not in imminent danger. The fire is currently burning on the Amador County (north) side […]
The Humboldt Fire near Chico California has burned 40 homes and devoured 20,000 acres in less than 48 hours. The fire started on June 11 at 1:30 in the afternoon. The chatter on Wildlandfire offers some insight into what firefighters are facing. One poster writes “Per Humboldt Communications, order for 100 strike teams to Humboldt […]
Meanwhile the Forest Service is gearing up for a campaign in the Ventana Wilderness to take on the now 10,500 acre Indian Fire. According to Inciweb the fire is chasing fire command from the incident base. Humboldt Fire in Butte County—- County: Butte CountyLocation: Hwy 32 & Humboldt Rd on Stillson CanyonAcres Burned: 3,500 acresContainment: […]
The Ophir Fire burning homes, and vehicles in Butte County is no doubt the results of devil winds that blew through central California yestersday. Local news coverage reveals the fire has burned at least 1,600 acres and destroyed 21 homes, 28 outbuildings and 99 vehicles. More as Incident 209’s are updated.
Two die in Spain as truckers continue the general strike against high fuel costs. In India hundreds take to the streets. Throughout Europe protests are taking place in France, Portugal, Belgium, Italy and throughout Spain. Malaysians have had enough as well. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WALAucxpbzM&hl=en] In Los Angeles a mild mannered doctor’s patience was pushed to the limit […]
Roughly translated – don’t screw with us – as they strike, protesting high fuel prices. Truckers in Madrid and other parts of Spain have quit delivering fuel to gas stations causing long lines at stations with no gas! “15 percent of the capital’s outlets had run out of fuel. Manuel Amado, president of Catalonia’s owners’ […]
Fresno California Arthur Mkoyan, a recent Bullard High School graduate and class Valedictorian is to be deported to Armenia, a place he was moved from when he was two years old. His family is scheduled to be put on a plane by the end of June.The local Congressman, who coincidently I voted for just hours […]