Traffic Update….Fire Reported Off Camanche Pkwy North

Traffic Update….Fire Reported Off Camanche Pkwy North

Ione, CA…Traffic Update….Fire Reported Off Camanche Pkwy North Incident: 00151 Type: Report of Fire Location: 7307 Camanche Pkwy N Loc Desc: Lat/Lon: 38.255983 -120.892295 Detail Information 12:29 PM 11 [16] A94-005 RDWY OPEN 11:48 AM 10 [15] A94-005 BOTH LNS OF TRAFFIC ON CAMANCHE PKY ARE BLOCKED 11:44 AM 9 [14] A94-005 NB LN OF […]

Veteran & Retired Contractor Steven John Sibert 1946 – 2022

Veteran & Retired Contractor Steven John Sibert 1946 – 2022

Hathaway Pines, CA…Steven John Sibert 2/6/1946 – 6/13/2022. Steve passed away peacefully June 13, 2022 at the age of 76 in a care facility in Chico, California. Steve was born to Vernon Walter Sibert and Helen Marjorie Sibert (Mitchell) on February 6, 1946 in Watertown, South Dakota. Steve served in Vietnam as an Army Engineer […]

Electra Fire Reaches 4,478 Acres, 80% Containment, Total Personnel 1782

Electra Fire Reaches 4,478 Acres, 80% Containment, Total Personnel 1782

Amador & Calaveras Counties, CA…Fire activity on the Electra Fire was minimal with smoldering in stump holes and large downed fuels. Firefighters continue to mop-up and reinforce control lines while suppression repair strategies are implemented. Area within the fire perimeter remains closed. All other evacuation orders have been reduced to warnings. For additional information for […]

Micah David Bigelow October 12, 1986 – May 2, 2022 (Celebration of Life on July 30th)

Micah David Bigelow October 12, 1986 – May 2, 2022 (Celebration of Life on July 30th)

Murphys, CA…Without words to convey the emotional devastation this brings, our beloved Micah passed away suddenly on Monday morning of May 2, 2022. Micah was born in Sonora and raised in Murphys. He went to Albert Michelson Elementary School and later graduated from Bret Harte High School in 2005. He then studied at Feather River […]

466 Acre Washburn Fire Burning in Mariposa Grove Area. Wawona Area Under Evacuation Orders

466 Acre Washburn Fire Burning in Mariposa Grove Area.  Wawona Area Under Evacuation Orders

Yosemite, CA…At 2:04 pm on July 7, 2022, the Yosemite Emergency Communications Center received multiple 911 telephone calls reporting smoke visible from the Mariposa Grove area, near the Washburn Trail. A full initial attack response was dispatched including Yosemite Fire resources and cooperators. At that time, the Mariposa Grove was evacuated and is temporarily closed. […]

More Roads Open Up as Electra Fire Repopulation Moves Forward

More Roads Open Up as Electra Fire Repopulation Moves Forward

San Andreas, CA…The Calaveras County Office of Emergency Services has implemented Zonehaven for identifying evacuation order and warning zones. For a live map of current zones under an evacuation order or warning please visit www.community.zonehaven.com or scan the QR code. The below changes only affect areas outside of the Electra Fire burn scar, as all […]

Executive Order on Protecting Access to Abortions & Reproductive Healthcare Services

Executive Order on Protecting Access to Abortions & Reproductive Healthcare Services

Washington, DC…By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, it is hereby ordered as follows: Section 1. Policy. Nearly 50 years ago, Roe v. Wade, 410 U.S. 113 (1973), articulated the United States Constitution’s protection of women’s fundamental right to make reproductive healthcare […]

Traffic Update….Major Injury Motorcycle vs Vehicle Collision Near Fiddletown Rd / Quartz Mountain Rd

Traffic Update….Major Injury Motorcycle vs Vehicle Collision Near Fiddletown Rd / Quartz Mountain Rd

Fiddletown, CA…Traffic Update….Major Injury Motorcycle vs Vehicle Collision Near Fiddletown Rd / Quartz Mountain Rd Incident: 00225 Type: Trfc Collision-Major Inj Location: Fiddletown Rd / Quartz Mountain Rd N Loc Desc: 1 MI JNO Lat/Lon: 38.505146 -120.766214 Detail Information 5:34 PM 7 [16] A94-001 2 VEH 1180 4:08 PM 6 [10] [Rotation Request Comment] 1039 […]

Calling All Bus Drivers, Bret Harte Needs You!

Calling All Bus Drivers, Bret Harte Needs You!

Angels Camp, CA…Bret Harte UHSD: Accepting apps for Bus Driver (Training available). Valid Class B/Passenger Endorsement/Current DMV Phys/CHP Spec. Cert; 4-hrs p/day, $19.31-$21.24 p/hr. DOE. Closing date: Until filled. Also, if interested in Bus Driver Training, contact Transp. Director 209-736-2067. Apply online: www.bhuhsd-ca.schoolloop.com or call (209) 736-8340. “EOE.”

Calaveras County Announces Implementation of New Evacuation Management Plan “Zonehaven”

Calaveras County Announces Implementation of New Evacuation Management Plan “Zonehaven”

San Andreas, CA…Zonehaven works by breaking the entire county into “Zones”. Each zone has a corresponding number on the map. A resident need only to know their Zone identification number to know if they need to evacuate and when it is safe to repopulate. During an emergency, the Zone number will be provided along with […]

Sender’s Market Weekly Ad & Grocery Specials Through July 12th! Shop Local & Save!

Sender’s Market Weekly Ad & Grocery Specials Through July 12th!  Shop Local & Save!

Mountain Ranch, CA…In 1950, we started out as a family operation with Erich’s father and mother, August and Freida Sender, in a century-old adobe building. The upstairs was home to the Sender family, and the first floor included groceries, a meat market, a bar, and a small eating place called Opa’s Smokehouse. On Christmas morning […]

Mornings with the One Percent™ Live Weekdays 7-10am, This Morning’s Replays are Below

Mornings with the One Percent™ Live Weekdays 7-10am, This Morning’s Replays are Below

Arnold, CA…Mornings with the One Percent™ is live weekday mornings from 7-10am. The premise for the show is that the USDA ranked all 3,142 counties or county equivalents in the USA on a livability or desirability scale based on factors such as climate, scenic beauty, bodies of water for recreation, humidity and much more. All […]

Bits of Wisdom from Satchel Paige on His Birthday

Bits of Wisdom from Satchel Paige on His Birthday

“Work like you don’t need the money. Love like you’ve never been hurt. Dance like nobody’s watching.” ~ Leroy Robert “Satchel” Paige July 7, 1906 – June 8, 1982 “How old would you be if you didn’t know how old you are?” ~ Leroy Robert “Satchel” Paige July 7, 1906 – June 8, 1982 “Don’t […]

Electra Fire Update, 4,272 Acres, 40% Contained, 1,886 Personnel

Electra Fire Update, 4,272 Acres, 40% Contained, 1,886 Personnel

Amador & Calaveras Counties, CA…Fire behavior moderated overnight due to increased humidity. Several small spot fires were detected and mitigated with the support of intel platforms and night-flying helicopter operations. Firefighters continue strengthening control lines and mopping-up hot spots. Electra Incident Update AM 7.7 RESOURCES ASSIGNED Engines: 168 Water Tenders: 26 Helicopters: 14 Hand Crews: […]

Only 2,300 Electra Fire PG&E Power Outages Remain

Only 2,300 Electra Fire PG&E Power Outages Remain

Amador & Calaveras Counties, CA…PG&E made significant progress today responding to outages now affecting approximately 2,300 customers in parts of Amador and Calaveras Counties due to the Electra Fire. PG&E has deenergized several distribution lines for firefighter safety in the area at the request of Cal Fire crews battling the Electra fire. Working with Cal […]

Electra Fire Reaches 40% Containment as Fire Heads Towards Full Containment & Control

Electra Fire Reaches 40% Containment as Fire Heads Towards Full Containment & Control

Amador & Calaveras Counties, CA…In the interest of relaying the most accurate and up-to-date information to the public, the Electra Incident will begin releasing more frequent updates regarding control and containment lines throughout the day. This will be in addition to the morning and evening updates, which are typically released at 7 a.m. and 7 […]

CSTARS Presents Annie July 22 – 24 in Angels Camp

CSTARS Presents Annie July 22 – 24 in Angels Camp

Angels Camp, CA…Based on the popular comic strip, Annie tells the extraordinary story of a little orphan who ends up in the lap of luxury with Depression-era billionaire Oliver Warbucks, and his secretary, Grace Farrell. Unlike most of the other children at Miss Hannigan’s orphanage, spunky Annie believes that her parents are still alive and […]

Some Electra Fire Evacuation Orders Have Been Downgraded to Warnings in Amador County

Some Electra Fire Evacuation Orders Have Been Downgraded to Warnings in Amador County

Amador County, CA…The Amador County Sheriff’s Office is removing the road closure at the intersection of Lower Clinton Road and Butte Mountain Road. The new road closure will be moved to the Upper Clinton Road and Butte Mountain intersection. All residents along Clinton Road and Butte Mountain Road within this area are clear to return […]

Traffic Update…Honda vs Maserati near Sr108 / W Stockton St

Traffic Update…Honda vs Maserati near Sr108 / W Stockton St

Sonora, CA…Traffic Update…Honda vs Maserati near Sr108 / W Stockton St Incident: 00184 Type: Trfc Collision-No Inj Location: Sr108 / W Stockton St Loc Desc: WB Lat/Lon: 37.963554 -120.398305 Detail Information 1:33 PM 10 [21] 1039 AFFORDABLE 1022 BOT 1:24 PM 9 [19] [Rotation Request Comment] 1039 AFFORDABLE TOWING SONORA 209 984 2414——- 1:23 PM […]

Electra Fire Community Briefing Tonight!

Electra Fire Community Briefing Tonight!

AMADOR COUNTY, CA – CAL FIRE AEU, the Amador County Sheriff’s Office, the Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office, and CAL FIRE Incident Management Team 3 will host a community briefing on the Electra Fire via Facebook, tonight at 7pm. We will provide an operational briefing, and we will also answer your questions regarding the Electra Fire. […]