Reports for 2017-07-20

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07/20/17 - 1043hrs Daily report

* Mariposa Co, CA – UPDATE - The Detwiler fire is now 70,096 acres today. It is burning near Yosemite National Park and is only 10% contained. Mandatory evacuations are in place as the fire threatens nearly 5000 structures. Governor Brown has declared a “State of Emergency” for Mariposa County. The fire got within half a mile of the town of Mariposa but fire crews have managed to keep it from reaching the town. * UC Berkeley, CA – The UC Campus has denied The Berkeley College republicans request to host Ben Shapiro as a speaker on September 14th. The college stated that they did not have a facility available that day to hold the 500 expected attendees. * Internet – Two of the largest dark web markets have been shut down. AlphaBay and Hansa, marketplaces for illegal drugs, weapons, malware and stolen data, have been shut down after international sting operations. One or both of the sites was likely monitored for a while by law enforcement which should lead to additional investigations and arrests. -Warnings/ Advisories * Beach hazards Statement: Orange County Coastal; San Diego County Coastal Areas, Catalina and Santa Barbara Islands; Los Angeles County Coast including Downtown Los Angeles; Ventura County Coast * Air Quality Alert: Greater Lake Tahoe Area; Mono, Fresno; Kern; Kings; Madera; Mariposa; Merced; San Joaquin; Stanislaus; Tulare; Tuolumne * Flood Advisory: Inyo * Excessive Heat Watch: Northeast Foothills, Sacramento Valley; Northern Sacramento Valley -Weather (South Bay/ San Jose) * Sunrise - 0602hrs. Sunset - 2024hrs. * Clear and Sunny * Highs hitting 83 - lows toward 55 * No Allergy Alert from Trees. High allergy alert from grass * Temperatures will hold around the mid to upper 80’s through most of the week. - Ring of Fire 5.8 E of Namie, Japan, 5.3 Tonga region. 5.2 ESE of Antofagasta, Chile - Civil Unrest/ Terrorism * Damascus, Syria – 28 Syrian Government troops killed in an ambush. The attack occurred in rebel held suburbs of Damascus called Rihan. Syrian Government forces have been trying to control and penetrate the eastern suburbs of Damascus but thus far have been denied by a strong rebel presence. - CA Firearms Laws: * Excellent Opinion piece from FPC today * Same tyranny as yesterday Thought of the day: Do we need a Healthcare bill or do we need monopoly crushing regulations for the pharmaceuticals, medical and insurance businesses to level the playing field for a free market? Keep your head on a swivel and stay safe -DeltaWhiskey

07/20/17 - 1914hrs Supplemental report

*Greek Islands – 6.7 magnitude earthquake and approximately 20 aftershocks have hit the region. Currently 2 are being reported dead and 100+ injured. The quake struck near the island of Kos in the middle of the night. Rescuers are still searching for people. Keep your head on a swivel and stay safe -DeltaWhiskey