Traffic Update….Another GPS Trucker Stuck on Hwy 4 near Ebbetts Pass Summit.

Traffic Update….Another GPS Trucker Stuck on Hwy 4 near Ebbetts Pass Summit.

Lake Alpine, CA…Traffic Update….Another GPS Trucker Stuck on Hwy 4 near Ebbetts Pass Summit. Sigh…getting more frequent Incident: 00187 Type: Traffic Hazard Location: Sr4 / W Lake Alpine Rd Loc Desc: SR4 / EBBETTS PASS Lat/Lon: 38.478060 -120.007731 Detail Information 1:20 PM 3 [4] 1039 ALPINE SO 1:17 PM 2 [3] 1039 OFC – PER […]

Big Trees Market Weekly Ad & Grocery Specials June 29 – July5th! Shop Local & Save for Summer!!

Big Trees Market Weekly Ad & Grocery Specials June 29 – July5th!  Shop Local & Save for Summer!!

Arnold, CA…Big Trees Market is working hard to keep the shelves stocked for you! They have also implemented enhanced safety, cleaning and social distancing procedures in the store. These include plastic shields between staff and public in the checkstands. Click on an image below for full sized version.

Bear Valley Resort Adds Lift Access Mountain Bike Trails. First phase opens on Saturday, July 2, 2022

Bear Valley Resort Adds Lift Access Mountain Bike Trails.  First phase opens on Saturday, July 2, 2022

Bear Valley, CA – On Saturday, July 2, at 10 am, Skyline Bear Valley Resort is opening two mountain biking trails, both accessible by a highspeed chair lift recently outfitted with bike carriers. More than four miles of trails integrate berms, bank turns, tabletops, and other features mountain bikers expect on a proper biking trail. […]

The 2022 Bear Valley Music Festival is July 22nd to August 7th

The 2022 Bear Valley Music Festival is July 22nd to August 7th

Bear Valley, CA…Just weeks until the festival opens! It’s gonna be an epic lineup this year. If you haven’t purchased your tickets or season subscriptions yet, don’t delay…some shows are already close to selling out, and we wouldn’t want to miss your smiling face in the crowd! Visit www.bearvalleymusic.org or call today 209-588-7344 to get […]

The 2022 GABA Arnold Independence Day Parade is Back on Hwy 4 & Better Than Ever

The 2022 GABA Arnold Independence Day Parade is Back on Hwy 4 & Better Than Ever

Arnold, CA…What has traditionally ben the largest and longest parade in Calaveras County is back and better than ever for 2022! It will be back to its regular cozy confines of Hwy 4 from the Arnold Byway to Cedar Center. The Parade will start at 10am on July 2nd and its still not to late […]

Seasoned Medical Provider Now Practicing in Arnold

Seasoned Medical Provider Now Practicing in Arnold

San Andreas, CA…Mark Twain Medical Center (MTMC) is pleased to announce the addition of Joanie Novacek, Nurse Practitioner to the care team at their Arnold Family Medical Center. “Joanie is a welcomed addition to our organization, remarked Doug Archer, CEO and President of MTMC, “We have been in great need of an additional provider in […]

Self Issuing Permit Stations Available for Late Arriving Stanislaus USFS Visitors

Self Issuing Permit Stations Available for Late Arriving Stanislaus USFS Visitors

Sonora, CA…Planning a trip into the Wilderness this weekend? Both the Summit Ranger Station and Calaveras Ranger Station have self issuing permit stations if you arrive after hours. Please be sure to follow all of the rules of the Wilderness. https://www.fs.usda.gov/attmain/stanislaus/specialplaces Happy trails! Source = USFS

Traffic Update….Jeep vs Jeep Collision with Someone Pinned Between Near Hwy 4 & Forest Route 7N09

Traffic Update….Jeep vs Jeep Collision with Someone Pinned Between Near Hwy 4 & Forest Route 7N09

Gann’s Meadow, CA…Traffic Update….Jeep vs Jeep Collision with Someone Pinned Between Near Hwy 4 & Forest Route 7N09 Incident: 00380 Type: Trfc Collision-1141 Enrt Location: Forest Rte-7n09 / Sr4 Loc Desc: Lat/Lon: 38.412861 -120.136411 Detail Information 6:42 PM 3 [10] B49-020 1097 7N09 // INQ IF ANY UPDATES 5:46 PM 2 [4] ADVD BOTH VEHS […]

Traffic Update…GPS Trucker Blocking Lanes on Ebbetts Pass Near Pacific Valley Campground

Traffic Update…GPS Trucker Blocking Lanes on Ebbetts Pass Near Pacific Valley Campground

Lake Alpine, CA…CHP is reporting a Semi Truck completely blocking lane at Pacific Valley Campground. Please use caution in the area… Incident: 00301 Type: Traffic Hazard Location: 0 Sr4 Loc Desc: PACIFIC VALLEY CAMPGROUND Lat/Lon: 38.522489 -119.902541 Detail Information 5:01 PM 2 [2] [Appended, 17:02:57] [1] BIG RIG STUCK ON HWY 4 // NEAR PACIFIC […]

Cherished Campground in Alpine County Close to Reopening Following Tamarack Fire Cleanup

Cherished Campground in Alpine County Close to Reopening Following Tamarack Fire Cleanup

Markleeville, CA…Now, less than a year after the Tamarack Fire blew through parts of Alpine County including the small town of Markleeville where Turtle Rock Park Campground is located, debris removal operations managed by the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) have reached completion. In total, state-contracted crews removed more than 95.2 tons of debris […]

One Way Traffic Control on Hwy 89 for Bridge Work

One Way Traffic Control on Hwy 89 for Bridge Work

Markleeville, CA…The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will conduct bridge work next week on State Route 89 in Alpine County. Route 89 • One-way traffic control from Markleeville Creek to Montgomery Street for bridge work from 6:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Friday, June 3, 2022. Motorists should expect10- minute delays and use alternate routes […]

Update on Prescribed Broadcast Burn at Calaveras Big Trees State Park

Update on Prescribed Broadcast Burn at Calaveras Big Trees State Park

Arnold, CA…They postponed prescribed broadcast burn this week because of the snow. They did conduct some pile burning in the park during the wet weather. They plan to begin the postponed prescribed burn on Sunday, May 15. Live firing will last several days. The planned treatments will cover approximately 250 acres in the North Grove […]

CAL FIRE Suspends Burn Permits in Calaveras, Tuolumne, Eastern San Joaquin, and Eastern Stanislaus Counties

CAL FIRE Suspends Burn Permits in Calaveras, Tuolumne, Eastern San Joaquin, and Eastern Stanislaus Counties

San Andreas, CA…California has already experienced an unusually early start to fire season amidst an ongoing drought and historically low rainfall and reservoir levels. While wildfires are a natural part of California’s landscape, the fire season in California and across the west is starting earlier and ending later each year. Warmer spring and summer temperatures, […]

State Route 4/Ebbetts Pass, SR-108/Sonora Pass Will Open Thursday

State Route 4/Ebbetts Pass, SR-108/Sonora Pass Will Open Thursday

Alpine & Tuolumne Counties, CA….The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will open State Route 4/Ebbetts Pass and Route 108/Sonora Pass at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 12, 2022 for the spring season. Caltrans opened Route 89/Monitor Pass on Wednesday, May 11, 2022, from a storm closure. District 10’s goal always is to open the mountain […]

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