View 88 Fuels Reduction and Prescribed Fire Readiness Project Begins Shared Stewardship in the Highway 88 Corridor

View 88 Fuels Reduction and Prescribed Fire Readiness Project Begins Shared Stewardship in the Highway 88 Corridor

Pioneer, CA…Calaveras Healthy Impact Product Solutions (CHIPS), working together with the Eldorado National Forest, is starting work on the View 88 Fuels Reduction and Prescribed Fire Readiness Project to protect communities, forests, critical habitat, and water resources from wildfire. The work is funded by a $999,196 Sierra Nevada Watershed Improvement Program (WIP) from the Sierra […]

One Way Traffic Control in Place on Hwy 50 at Echo Summit Due to Rock Slide

One Way Traffic Control in Place on Hwy 50 at Echo Summit Due to Rock Slide

South Lake Tahoe, CA…US-50 at Echo Summit is now open. Caltrans is doing one way traffic control. Please drive safely and watch out for Caltrans employees. Thank you for your patience. Earlier…At approximately 5:45AM a rock slide occurred on US-50 at Echo Summit near dry bridge. All lanes are currently blocked. Caltrans is working on […]

Monitor Pass Now Open as Light Rain, Snow Meant Crews Could Open Pass Sooner This Spring

Monitor Pass Now Open as Light Rain, Snow Meant Crews Could Open Pass Sooner This Spring

Markleeville, CA…The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) reopened Monitor Pass at State Route 89 at 8 a.m. on Friday, April 9, 2021. Crews removed snow and ice, cleared debris, and made necessary repairs to help ensure the traveling public’s safety. Caltrans crews responsible for the road opening extend their best wishes for safe traveling to […]

Barton Health Honors Rhonda Sneeringer, MD as Physician of the Year

Barton Health Honors Rhonda Sneeringer, MD as Physician of the Year

South Lake Tahoe, CA…Barton Health staff members and physicians have voted Rhonda Sneeringer, MD as Barton’s Physician of the Year. Dr. Sneeringer received a landslide of nominations recognizing her for outstanding leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. Sneeringer is the Medical Director of Outpatient COVID-19 Care and the Director of Pediatrics at Barton Memorial Hospital. […]

Caltrans Crews Excited for Annual Pass Clearing, Rite of Spring!! The Snow Blowing Starts April 5th on Ebbetts, Sonora & Monitor Passes!

Caltrans Crews Excited for Annual Pass Clearing, Rite of Spring!!  The Snow Blowing Starts April 5th on Ebbetts, Sonora & Monitor Passes!

Bear Valley, CA…The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is scheduled to begin clearing the winter accumulation of snow from Ebbetts Pass and Monitor Pass in Alpine County, and Sonora Pass in Tuolumne County in an effort to get the seasonal routes open for the summer season. Equipment has been scheduled and the District 10 Maintenance […]

It’s a Burn Day in El Dorado County

It’s a Burn Day in El Dorado County

Placerville, CA…El Dorado County Air Quality Management District has said Thursday, April 1, 2021 is a burn day. West Slope: BURN DAY Tahoe Basin: BURN DAY. Burning is limited to DRY vegetation from your property. Burning lumber and garbage is illegal. AQMD Burn Permits can be obtained at: https://edcgov.us/Government/AirQualityManagement/burnpermit

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