The Rubicon Trail has Reopened

The Rubicon Trail has Reopened

Tahoma, CA…The Rubicon Trail maintenance project has been completed and the trail is now open again. Thanks to everyone for their patience.  The Rubicon Trail is a 22-mile-long route, part road and part 4×4 trail, located in the Sierra Nevada of the western United States, due west of Lake Tahoe and about 80 miles (130 km) east of Sacramento. The western maintained section of […]

Traffic Update….Cadilac vs Rocks near Sr88 / Kirkwood Meadows Dr

Traffic Update….Cadilac vs Rocks near Sr88 / Kirkwood Meadows Dr

Kirkwood, CA…Traffic Update….Cadilac vs Rocks near Sr88 / Kirkwood Meadows Dr Incident: 00195 Type: Trfc Collision-No Inj Location: Sr88 / Kirkwood Meadows Dr Loc Desc: JWO Kirkwood Ski Area Lat/Lon: 38.700729 -120.077373 Detail Information 1:17 PM 4 [6] ROCKS and VEH 1125 1:17 PM 3 [5] [Notification] [CHP]-Problem changed from 1125-Traffic Hazard to 1182-Trfc Collision-No […]

State Route 89 (Monitor Pass) Will Open Today

State Route 89 (Monitor Pass) Will Open Today

Markleeville, CA…The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will open State Route 89/Monitor Pass at 12:00 p.m. today (Wednesday, May 11, 2022) after it was closed at noon on Sunday, May 8, 2022, due to snow. Route 108/Sonora Pass and Route 4/Ebbetts Pass remain in winter closure, as crews continue to remove snow and debris from […]

PG&E and California Fire Foundation Join Forces to Bolster Wildfire Safety and Preparedness & Applications Being Accepted for Fire Safety, Public Education Grants

PG&E and California Fire Foundation Join Forces to Bolster Wildfire Safety and Preparedness & Applications Being Accepted for Fire Safety, Public Education Grants

Sacramento, CA…Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) and The PG&E Corporation Foundation (Foundation) are continuing their partnership with the California Fire Foundation to (CFF) increase wildfire safety and preparedness. PG&E and The Foundation are providing $1.4 million, in aggregate, to CFF’s Wildfire Safety and Preparedness Program (WSPP). Now in its fifth year, the program’s objective […]

Traffic News…DUI Involved in Morning Collision at I80 and Castle Peak

Traffic News…DUI Involved in Morning Collision at I80 and Castle Peak

Truckee, CA…Watch out for personnel on westbound I-80, east of Castle Peak, as they continue to investigate and clear this traffic collision. Fortunately, only minor injuries resulted from this collision. **** UPDATE **** After further investigation, the driver was subsequently arrested for DUI… Fortunately, there were no fatalities as a result of this collision, the […]

El Dorado County Fire Protection District Responds to Vehicle in River Downstream From Mosquito Bridge This Morning~Video Enclosed

El Dorado County Fire Protection District Responds to Vehicle in River Downstream From Mosquito Bridge This Morning~Video Enclosed

Placerville, CA…Around 9 am El Dorado County Fire Protection District’s Division 7703 and Engine 328 responded with Diamond Springs – El Dorado Fire Protection District Engine 349 and Medic 49 for a vehicle into the South Fork of the American River, downstream from the Mosquito Bridge. California Highway Patrol responded with patrol units and H-20, […]

Lake Tahoe Wildfire Awareness Campaign

Lake Tahoe Wildfire Awareness Campaign

Lake Tahoe CA/NV…As California and Nevada enter a third year of drought, the Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team is leveling up the region’s preparedness efforts by implementing the Lake Tahoe Wildfire Awareness Campaign. The campaign will run from May through October, highlighting the message: “Tahoe Wildfire Ready.” All counties in the Lake Tahoe Basin, along with […]

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