Prescribed Fire Planned in Yosemite National Park (October 2015)

Prescribed Fire Planned in Yosemite National Park (October 2015)

Yosemite Ca October 22, 2015 Fire Scheduled To Occur On or Before October 28, 2015 Yosemite National Park Fire Managers are planning a prescribed fire in Yosemite National Park on or before Wednesday, October 28, 2015, weather and conditions permitting. There are two locations being considered for this prescribed burn and the final decision will […]

Police: Parents need to know that these fun-shaped treats in kids’ trick-or-treat bags aren’t candy

Police: Parents need to know that these fun-shaped treats in kids’ trick-or-treat bags aren’t candy

United States of America Source Social Media Halloween Candy Alert Moms, dads and caregivers, take note: If you weren’t already cautious of your kids and what they bring in from trick-or-treating, now is the time to start. According to the Jackson, Miss., Metro Police Department, there is a circulation of candy going around that looks […]

CDFW Monitoring Deer Mortalities Throughout State

CDFW Monitoring Deer Mortalities Throughout State

Sacramento Ca Over the last two years, CDFW’s Wildlife Investigations Lab (WIL) has received more than 50 reports of sick or dead deer in urbanized areas from Siskiyou County to Fresno County. Evidence collected from deer carcasses suggests that adenovirus hemorrhagic disease is one of the main causes. While fatal to deer, it is not […]

Snipe Season Opener Approaches: It’s Not Just a Practical Joke

Snipe Season Opener Approaches: It’s Not Just a Practical Joke

Sacramento Ca. If you always thought snipe hunting was just a rite-of-passage prank for adolescents around the campfire, you may be surprised to learn that there is a real hunting season coming up for this tasty game bird. The general hunting season for snipe will be open statewide from Oct. 17, 2015 to Jan. 31, […]

Governor Brown Requests Presidential Major Disaster Declarations for Valley and Butte Fire Recovery Efforts

Governor Brown Requests Presidential Major Disaster Declarations for Valley and Butte Fire Recovery Efforts

SACRAMENTO – In letters to President Barack Obama, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today requested Presidential major disaster declarations for the state following the Valley Fire and Butte Fire, which have scorched more than 145,000 acres, taken lives and destroyed thousands of homes and structures. A Presidential Major Disaster Declaration triggers the release of federal […]

Weekly Presidential Address: It’s Time for Congress To Pass a Responsible Budget

Weekly Presidential Address: It’s Time for Congress To Pass a Responsible Budget

Washington, DC… Remarks of President Barack Obama, “Hi, everybody. It’s hard to believe, but it was seven years ago this week that one of Wall Street’s biggest investment banks went bankrupt, triggering a meltdown on Wall Street and the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression. And in the months that followed, millions of Americans […]

Services Removed with new Yosemite Concessionaire Contract in 2016

Services Removed with new Yosemite Concessionaire Contract in 2016

Yosemite Ca.  Services slated to close in the Yosemite National Park Prospectus issued on 7/9/14. The new contract will start March 2016 Yosemite Valley and Tuolumne Meadows 2 hour scenic horse rides will end on 10/2015 Curry Ice rink will close on 3/1/2016, no funding or new location has been identified Curry Village Raft Stand […]

Vehicle Accident Latrobe Road Amador County

Vehicle Accident Latrobe Road Amador County

CHP LIVE CAD has reported a Vehicle Accident in the Latrobe Road and Old Sacramento Road area in Amador County. Incident: 00246 Type: Trfc Collision-1141 Enrt Location: Latrobe Rd / Old Sacramento Rd Loc Desc: Lat/Lon: 38.480935 -120.931603 Detail Information2:22 PM 6 [13] 1039 AMA SO2:22 PM 5 [12] A94-001 NOSE BLEED UNDER CONTOL / […]

Computer Consumer Facebook Alert Dislike Button Scam

Computer Consumer Facebook Alert Dislike Button Scam

Source: Facebook Dislike Button Malware You’ve probably heard talk recently of Facebook adding a Dislike button or an ’empathize’ button. While this is certainly something that has been in the news, it is not yet a reality — and it has created a great opportunity for scammers to cash in on people’s impatience. We don’t […]

Public Comment Sought for Review of Newly Protected Tarplant

Public Comment Sought for Review of Newly Protected Tarplant

Sacramento Ca. The Livermore tarplant (Deinandra bacigalupii), known to exist only at a few locations in Alameda County, has been designated a candidate species under the California Endangered Species Act (CESA). The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) requests comments from the public for its review of the status of the Livermore tarplant. Livermore […]

General Deer Season Opens Saturday in B2, B6, C1 and C2

General Deer Season Opens Saturday in B2, B6, C1 and C2

Sacramento Ca. CDFW Reminds Hunters of Wolf Pack in Siskiyou County This Saturday, Sept. 19 is the general deer season opener in zones B2, B6, C1 and C2. Elk season is already open in Siskiyou County and the northeast zone. For complete hunting regulations including zones and season, please visit www.wildlife.ca.gov/regulations. The California Department of […]

Reward Offered for Return of Satellite Tags from Federally Protected Green Sturgeon

Reward Offered for Return of Satellite Tags from Federally Protected Green Sturgeon

Sacramento Ca. State and federal fisheries officials are asking for public assistance and offering a $20 reward for the return of each satellite tag from green sturgeon. The satellite tags, which are programmed to release from the fish after a predetermined time, are most likely to be found along the open ocean coastal portions of […]

Vegetation Fire Yosemite National Park

Vegetation Fire Yosemite National Park

Yosemite Ca. The smoke visible in the Yosemite Valley is coming from the Tenaya Fire, which is located in Indian Canyon above the north rim of the Valley on both sides of the Lehamite trail, between the Valley and Tioga Road. The fire was discovered last night and is currently estimated at 100 acres. The […]

Squirrel Tests Positive for Plague in South Lake Tahoe Area

Tahoe Ca. El Dorado County health officials have been notified by the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) that a California ground squirrel in the Tahoe area has tested positive for plague. The dead squirrel was found at the Kiva picnic area (Promenade) adjacent to the Tallac Historic Site in South Lake Tahoe on August […]

Biden Runs Better Than Clinton Against Top Republicans, Quinnipiac University National Poll Finds; Trump GOP Lead Grows As Clinton Dem Lead Shrinks

Biden Runs Better Than Clinton Against Top Republicans, Quinnipiac University National Poll Finds; Trump GOP Lead Grows As Clinton Dem Lead Shrinks

Hamden, CT…Vice President Joseph Biden runs slightly better than former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton against leading Republican contenders in the 2016 presidential sweepstakes, and has the best favorability rating among top Republican and Democratic candidates, according to a Quinnipiac University National poll released today. Donald Trump leads the crowded Republican pack with 28 percent, […]