Icy Roads & Chain Controls Await on Hwys 88, 4, 108 & 120

Icy Roads & Chain Controls Await on Hwys 88, 4, 108 & 120

Arnold, CA…This highway information is the latest reported by Caltrans as of Friday, December 2nd, 2022 at 07:39 AM. SR 4 [IN THE CENTRAL CALIFORNIA AREA] IS CLOSED FROM THE EAST END OF LAKE ALPINE TO THE JCT OF SR 89 /EBBETTS PASS/ (ALPINE CO) – FOR THE WINTER – MOTORISTS ARE ADVISED TO USE […]

Hwys 88, 4, 108 & 120 Closed! Chain Controls on Hwys 88, 4 & 108

Hwys 88, 4, 108 & 120 Closed!  Chain Controls on Hwys 88, 4 & 108

Arnold, CA…This highway information is the latest reported by Caltrans as of Thursday, December 1st, 2022 at 05:34 PM. SR 4 [IN THE CENTRAL CALIFORNIA AREA] IS CLOSED FROM THE EAST END OF LAKE ALPINE TO THE JCT OF SR 89 /EBBETTS PASS/ (ALPINE CO) – FOR THE WINTER – MOTORISTS ARE ADVISED TO USE […]

Jackson Rancheria Casino Resort To Host Holiday Promotions Throughout December

Jackson Rancheria Casino Resort To Host Holiday Promotions Throughout December

Jackson, CA… Including the 22nd Annual Giving Season, a $10k Loyalty Blackjack Tournament, and New Year’s Eve celebrations. Jackson Rancheria Casino Resort is excited to announce various promotional events and celebrations to be held throughout December. This includes the 22nd Annual Giving Season, a $10k Blackjack Tournament, New Year’s Eve Across the Country event, and […]

Jackson Rancheria Band of Miwuk Indians Supports Holiday Toy Drive with $20,000 Donation

Jackson Rancheria Band of Miwuk Indians Supports Holiday Toy Drive with $20,000 Donation

Jackson, CA…The Jackson Rancheria Band of Miwuk Indians is proud to support this year’s Matt Scott Racing/Amador County Sheriff’s Department Holiday Toy Drive with a $20,000 donation to help families in need in Amador County. “The Jackson Rancheria Band of Miwuk Indians are proud sponsors of this year’s Holiday Toy Drive,” said Crystal Jack, CEO […]

One Way Traffic Controls on Hwy 88 in Alpine County for Construction & Repairs

One Way Traffic Controls on Hwy 88 in Alpine County for Construction & Repairs

Alpine County, CA…The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will perform various operations on State Route 88 next week in Alpine County. Route 88 • One-way traffic control from the Lake Margaret Trailhead to Schneider Cow Camp Road for highway construction beginning Monday, November 14, through Thursday, November 17, from 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., and […]

Vehicle vs Pedestrian Collision on Hwy 49 Takes Life of 19 Year Old Man

Vehicle vs Pedestrian Collision on Hwy 49 Takes Life of 19 Year Old Man

Jackson, CA…On Saturday November 12th, at approximately 10:35 pm, the Jackson Police Department was dispatched to a vehicle vs. pedestrian collision located north of the intersection of State Highway 49 and Scottsville Blvd. Upon arrival JPD officers located the unresponsive 19-year-old male pedestrian lying within the southbound lane of Highway 49. The victim suffered apparent […]

Chain Controls on Hwys 88, 4 & 108 This Morning. Ebbetts, Sonora & Tioga Passes Closed

Chain Controls on Hwys 88, 4 & 108 This Morning.  Ebbetts, Sonora & Tioga Passes Closed

Arnold, CA…This highway information is the latest reported by Caltrans as of Tuesday, November 8th, 2022 at 05:50 AM. SR 4 [IN THE CENTRAL CALIFORNIA AREA] IS CLOSED FROM THE EAST END OF LAKE ALPINE TO THE JCT OF SR 89 /EBBETTS PASS/ (ALPINE CO) – DUE TO INCOMING STORM – MOTORISTS ARE ADVISED TO […]

Stockton Man Charged with Felony DUI & Misdemeanor Hit & Run

Stockton Man Charged with Felony DUI & Misdemeanor Hit & Run

Ione, CA…On October 30, 2022, at approximately 0100 hours, CHP Amador Officers were dispatched to a crash on Curran Road west of Camanche Road. Upon arrival, the officers learned the suspect had fled the scene in his vehicle. The investigating officers used evidence left at the scene to locate the vehicle and the driver approximately […]

ATCAA Now Hiring! Apply Today!

ATCAA Now Hiring!  Apply Today!

Sonora & Jackson, CA…ATCAA employs about 150 people throughout Amador and Tuolumne Counties. From administration to working one-on-one with clients in the field, in the office, or in the classroom, ATCAA offers a variety of career choices. Apply your passion, skills, and talents within an organization dedicated to helping others. Many have made ATCAA their […]

Chains Required on Many Local Roads Including Hwy 88 & Hwy 4

Chains Required on Many Local Roads Including Hwy 88 & Hwy 4

Arnold, CA…This highway information is the latest reported by Caltrans as of Wednesday, November 2nd, 2022 at 09:28 AM. SR 4 [IN THE CENTRAL CALIFORNIA AREA] IS CLOSED FROM THE EAST END OF LAKE ALPINE TO THE JCT OF SR 89 /EBBETTS PASS/ (ALPINE CO) – DUE TO INCOMINMG STORM – MOTORISTS ARE ADVISED TO […]

Chain Controls on Hwy 4 Above Arnold & Hwy 88 Above Peddler Hill

Chain Controls on Hwy 4 Above Arnold & Hwy 88 Above Peddler Hill

Arnold, CA…This highway information is the latest reported by Caltrans for our local roadways as of Tuesday, November 1st, 2022 at 04:37 PM. SR 4 [IN THE CENTRAL CALIFORNIA AREA] IS CLOSED FROM THE EAST END OF LAKE ALPINE TO THE JCT OF SR 89 /EBBETTS PASS/ (ALPINE CO) – DUE TO INCOMINMG STORM – […]

Tioga, Sonora & Monitor Passes Closing Ahead Incoming Storm

Tioga, Sonora & Monitor Passes Closing Ahead Incoming Storm

Arnold, CA…As the storm comes in Hwy 120 closed last night and Hwys 108 & 89 are closing this morning. Conspicuously absent is Hwy 4 in the official notices. Can’t imagine it will stay open when the snow starts falling in the high country. One reason it may though is there is construction and drainage […]

Winter Storm Warning for Up To 14″ of Snow from from Noon Tuesday to 8pm Wednesday

Winter Storm Warning for Up To 14″ of Snow from from Noon Tuesday to 8pm Wednesday

Arnold, CA…The National Weather Service in Sacramento has issued a winter storm warning for our area. Be prepared for significant reductions in visibility at times, especially Tuesday and Tuesday night when winds will be strongest. Snow levels on Tuesday will be from 5500 to 6500 feet, falling overnight to 3500 to 4500 feet. The first […]

Traffic Update….Motorcycle Down Near Hwys 88 & 104

Traffic Update….Motorcycle Down Near Hwys 88 & 104

Ione, CA…Traffic Update….Motorcycle Down Near Hwys 88 & 104 Incident: 00323 Type: Trfc Collision-Minor Inj Location: 0 Sr104 Loc Desc: SR104 AT SR88 Lat/Lon: 38.330375 -120.907041 Detail Information 7:54 PM 6 [15] [Rotation Request Comment] ** 1039 FINCHS TOW 209-274-2266 ** 7:53 PM 5 [13] B94-002 1185 – MCYCLE 7:44 PM 4 [12] [Notification] [CHP]-Problem […]

Calaveras Rolls Bret Harte & Sonora Beats the Bears

Calaveras Rolls Bret Harte & Sonora Beats the Bears

San Andreas, CA…Last night the Calaveras Redhawks rolled over Bret Harte 34 – 0 in this year’s Football Big Game. The bell will remain safely in San Andreas for another year. In the other Mother Lode League big rivalry game Sonora rolled past the Summerville Bears 31 – 6. In Amador County the Argonaut Mustangs […]

One Way Traffic Control on Hwy 88 This Weekend

One Way Traffic Control on Hwy 88 This Weekend

ALPINE COUNTY – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will perform a one-way traffic control operation on State Route 88 (SR-88) throughout this weekend, October 29 and 30, 2022, for highway construction operations. Work will occur as follows: The one-way traffic control will extend from Lake Margaret Trailhead to Schneider Cow Camp Road between the […]

“Celebrate Life” Art Auction Raises over $100K! Another Record-Breaking Night for Hospice of Amador & Calaveras

“Celebrate Life” Art Auction Raises over $100K! Another Record-Breaking Night for Hospice of Amador & Calaveras

Jackson, CA…The 23rd Annual Hospice of Amador & Calaveras “Celebrate Life” Art Auction, the agency’s signature event of the year, raised just over $100,000 this year, making it the second consecutive year the event has reached that important marker. The event was held September 16 at the picturesque Karmère Winery and Vineyards, where it has […]

Top Cop Challenge Awards Grant to Hospice of Amador & Calaveras

Top Cop Challenge Awards Grant to Hospice of Amador & Calaveras

Jackson, CA…The board of directors for Top Cop Challenge (Top Cop) has unanimously donated $3,000 to Hospice of Amador & Calaveras, to be used to support the agency’s veteran and first responder patients and families, as well as help develop other programs within the agency’s veterans’ services. Pictured in the photo (left to right): Joe […]

Rabid Fox in Plymouth Area & Rabies in Wildlife Continues to Pose Risk to Pets, People

Rabid Fox in Plymouth Area & Rabies in Wildlife Continues to Pose Risk to Pets, People

Sutter Creek, CA…Amador County Public Health and Animal Control Departments remind residents that rabies in wildlife continues to pose a risk to pets and people. In September 2022, a fox tested positive for rabies after contact with dogs in an unincorporated area outside of Plymouth. Due to contact with this fox, the dogs are on […]

Traffic & Bovine Update…Large Brown Cow Near Hwy 88 & Woodland Rd

Traffic & Bovine Update…Large Brown Cow Near Hwy 88 & Woodland Rd

Barton, CA…Traffic & Bovine Update…Large Brown Cow Near Hwy 88 & Woodland Rd. Please use caution in the area as hitting a cow at night can be catastrophic. Incident: 00378 Type: Animal Hazard Location: Sr88 / Woodland Rd Loc Desc: JEO – TOWARDS AMA STATION Lat/Lon: 38.486681 -120.517580 Detail Information 9:00 PM 1 [1] LRG […]

Amador Superintendent of Schools on Amador High School Football Suspension

Amador Superintendent of Schools on Amador High School Football Suspension

Sutter Creek, CA…Dear Amador County Families and Community: On behalf of the Board of Trustees of the Amador County Unified School District, I am sending this notification to provide an update regarding the current situation with the Amador High School varsity football program. On September 17, 2022, the District suspended the Amador High School varsity […]

Joseph St. Germain 1958 ~ 2022

Joseph St. Germain 1958 ~ 2022

Sutter Creek, CA… Joseph St. Germain May 28, 1958 ~ September 8, 2022 (age 64) Joseph Michael St. Germain, 64, passed away on September 08, 2022. Joseph was born on May 28, 1958. Online condolences can be made at https://www.dieboldfuneral.com/. Funeral arrangements were trusted to Angels Memorial Chapel, 1071 S Main Street PO Box 944 […]

Snow Flurries & Other Forms of Precipitation in Our Forecast!

Snow Flurries & Other Forms of Precipitation in Our Forecast!

Arnold, CA…Ladies, Gents, Boys, Girls & Others we actually have a chance of snow at higher elevations! Of course we will welcome moisture in whatever form mother nature throws our way. The latest from the NWS follows…Detailed forecast for West Slope Northern Sierra Nevada. Today, Sunny. Areas of smoke through the day. Haze in the […]

Caltrans District 10 Weekly Road Report Sept. 18 – 24, 2022

Caltrans District 10 Weekly Road Report Sept. 18 – 24, 2022

Angels Camp, CA…The latest schedule of road repairs and maintenance that will affect your travels in our area and as you travel. Locally crews will be working on many of our roadways. Below is Caltrans plans for repairs and maintenance on local roads. It shows the route, county and location of the possible repairs. Weather […]

Lottie C. Kozak 1921 ~ 2022

Lottie C. Kozak 1921 ~ 2022

Jackson, CA… Lottie C. Kozak 7/22/1921 – 8/29/2022. Lottie C. Kozak, 101, of Jackson, passed away on Monday, August 29, 2022 at Sutter Amador Hospital in Jackson. Arrangements entrusted to Sierra Cremation & Burial Service. www.sierracremationservice.com

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