Fatal Industrial Accident Outside of Mokelumne Hill Took The Life of Ansel John Bowman

Fatal Industrial Accident Outside of Mokelumne Hill Took The Life of Ansel John Bowman

Mokelumne Hill, CA…The sad family notifications have been made and it can now be released that it was Ansel John Bowman who lost his life yesterday from an industrial accident. John was born on September 4th, 1961. The accident occured during brush and tree clearing operations. While the investigation is ongoing initial reports are that […]

Fatal Industrial Accident Outside of Mokelumne Hill

Fatal Industrial Accident Outside of Mokelumne Hill

Mokelumne Hill, CA…On 3-18-2019 at approximately 1020hrs the Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office received a report and responded to an industrial accident in a rural area outside of Mokelumne Hill. The industrial accident involved a county employee who was working in the area. The reporting party advised that a subject working in the area had been […]

Ride & Walk4Art is a Day of Fun to Support Arts in Education!

Ride & Walk4Art is a Day of Fun to Support Arts in Education!

San Andreas, CA…Join us for a day of fun to support arts in education! Please join us on March 17, 2019 for Ride & Walk4Art in the beautiful California foothills in West Calaveras County. Choose from 2 bicycle rides—25-miles or 45-miles—or an easy 4.5-mile walk skirting New Hogan Lake. ​Afterwards, the Tri-Dam lions will prepare […]

Morning Road Conditions & Chain Control Update for March 8th

Morning Road Conditions & Chain Control Update for March 8th

Arnold, CA…You will need to chain up or engage the 4wd this morning to make it to the slopes. On Hwy 88 they have it open through the Carson Spur area and controls are in effect above Dew Drop Inn. Hwy 26 is still closed for repairs. Bear Valley devotees will need traction aids above […]

Thunderstorm Warning from National Weather Service Sacramento

Thunderstorm Warning from National Weather Service Sacramento

Arnold, CA…At 308 PM PST, scattered strong thunderstorms were located near San Andreas south to near Sonora and La Grange, moving northeast at 30 mph. Half inch hail is possible with these storm along with heavy rain. Locations impacted include…Sonora, Jackson, San Andreas, Calaveras Big Trees SP, Paloma, Big Bend Summit, Ione, Valley Springs, Rail […]

Change in County Transfer Station Hours Starting Today

Change in County Transfer Station Hours Starting Today

San Andreas, CA…The hours of operation at the six Calaveras County Transfer Stations including the Red Hill and Wilseyville Yard Waste Facilities will change effective March 1, 2019 to match existing operating hours at the Rock Creek Landfill.  The number of operational hours and days of operation remains unchanged.  Hours of operation are being moved […]

State Route 26 Closure for Repairs Continue in Calaveras County

State Route 26 Closure for Repairs Continue in Calaveras County

Calaveras County, CA…The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has closed eastbound and westbound State Route 26 (SR-26) for approximately 2.5 miles east of Glencoe from Deardorff Road to Woodhouse Mine Road for repair work after the Valentine’s Day deluge that swamped Calaveras County on February 14, 2019. The closure is expected to be long-term in […]

Update From Caltrans on Long-Term Highway 26 Closure from Deardorff to Woodhouse Mine Roads

Update From Caltrans on Long-Term Highway 26 Closure from Deardorff to Woodhouse Mine Roads

West Point, CA…The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has closed eastbound and westbound State Route 26 (SR-26) for approximately 2.5 miles east of Glencoe from Deardorff Road to Woodhouse Mine Road for repair work after the Valentine’s Day deluge that swamped Calaveras County on February 14, 2019. The closure is expected to be long-term in […]

Hwy 26 Expected to Remain Closed 2 – 3 Weeks for “Valentine’s Day Deluge” Cleanup

Hwy 26 Expected to Remain Closed 2 – 3 Weeks for “Valentine’s Day Deluge” Cleanup

West Point, CA…From Caltrans…”Behind the Scenes: Clean-up Continues on State Route 26 in Calaveras County After Valentine’s Day Deluge State Route 26 remains CLOSED due to storm Damage from the “Valentine’s Day Deluge” that swamped Calaveras County on February 14, 2019. Take a peek behind the closure gate of the photos that our maintenance inspector […]

No Estimated Time for Hwy 26 Reopening According to Caltrans District 10

No Estimated Time for Hwy 26 Reopening According to Caltrans District 10

West Point, CA…A mudslide on State Route 26 at Woodhouse Mine Road (southwest of West Point) is currently blocked due to a mudslide and debris flow in the roadway. Caltrans crews are currently working to clear the roadway and eventually safely re-open it to traffic. There is not currently an estimated time of opening. Remember […]

Calaveras County Additional Road Related Information as of 12:15 PM

Calaveras County Additional Road Related Information as of 12:15 PM

San Andreas, CA…Calaveras County Additional Road Related Information as of 12:15 PM. Please find below additional County road related information as of 12:15 PM Mudslides – Railroad Flat Road from Railroad Flat to Wilseyville, multiple locations including boulders in roadway Winton Road, approximately ½ mile up from SR26, multiple locations Flooding – Deer Run Lower […]

Traffic Update….Roadway Blocked By Large Rock Slide Near Sr26 / Woodhouse Mine Rd

Traffic Update….Roadway Blocked By Large Rock Slide Near Sr26 / Woodhouse Mine Rd

West Point, CA…Traffic Update….Roadway Blocked By Large Rock Slide Near Sr26 / Woodhouse Mine Rd Incident: 00113 Type: Mud/Dirt/Rock Location: Sr26 / Woodhouse Mine Rd Loc Desc: NB JSO Lat/Lon: 38.376017 -120.559683 Detail Information 9:20 AM 6 [11] A49-003 26 COMPLETELY BLKD 9:11 AM 5 [9] [Appended, 09:13:06] [4] CHP ATC TO CONF / LINE […]

Hard Working PG&E Crews Working to Keep the Grid Alive….4,031 Dark at this Time.

Hard Working PG&E Crews Working to Keep the Grid Alive….4,031 Dark at this Time.

Arnold, CA…Hard Working PG&E Crews working out in the weather are keeping the Grid alive even as trees keep falling, cars keep crashing. They just work each outage and keep on rolling. As of this morning 4,031 are in search of current in Amador, Alpine, Calaveras & Tuolumne Counties…

Pioneer Electric Can Have You Powered Up For Any Occasion

Pioneer Electric Can Have You Powered Up For Any Occasion

Arnold, CA…Pioneer Electric is a licensed and insured, full service electrical contracting business servicing: Calaveras, Tuolumne and beyond since 1984.and provide a full range of electrical and services for homes and businesses. Our service area includes: Arnold, Angels Camp, Sonora, Murphys, Copperopolis, Mountain Ranch and surrounding areas. We provide top-notch electrical services including general repair […]

PG&E Grid Straining with Next Storm Wave as 1,690 Without Power

PG&E Grid Straining with Next Storm Wave as 1,690 Without Power

Arnold, CA….Just as the hard working PG&E crews had everything patched back up after the last storm another one is making its way into our area. The winds from the leading edge have knocked the power our for 1690 at this time. The bulk of the outages are in Amador & Calaveras. Tuolumne has a […]

Power Outages Drop to 1,774 in Amador, Alpine, Calaveras & Tuolumne Counties As Crews Continue Their Work

Power Outages Drop to 1,774 in Amador, Alpine, Calaveras & Tuolumne Counties As Crews Continue Their Work

Arnold, CA….PG&E crews continue to make progress and the outage total has dropped to 1,774 as of this evening in Amador, Alpine, Calaveras & Tuolumne Counties they should be able to get the bulk of customers back online soon and they will be continuing their work electrons are flowing.

Power Outages Drop to 4,907 in Amador, Calaveras & Tuolumne Counties As Crews Continue Their Work

Power Outages Drop to 4,907 in Amador, Calaveras & Tuolumne Counties As Crews Continue Their Work

Arnold, CA….PG&E crews continue to make progress and the outage total has dropped under 5,00 as of this morning to 4,907. With a clear weather day today in Amador, Alpine, Calaveras & Tuolumne Counties…they should be able to get the bulk of customers back online soon and they will be continuing their work through the […]

Power Outages Drop to 5,771 in Amador, Calaveras & Tuolumne Counties As Crews Continue Their Work

Power Outages Drop to 5,771 in Amador, Calaveras & Tuolumne Counties As Crews Continue Their Work

Arnold, CA….PG&E crews continue to make progress and the outage total has dropped to 5,771 as of this evening. With better weather ahead in Amador, Alpine, Calaveras & Tuolumne Counties…they should be able to get the bulk of customers back online soon and they will be continuing their work overnight.

Power Outages Drop to 13,562 in Our Coverage Area As Crews Continue Their Work

Power Outages Drop to 13,562 in Our Coverage Area As Crews Continue Their Work

Arnold, CA….PG&E crews continue to make progress and the outage total has dropped to 13,562 and with better weather today in Amador, Alpine, Calaveras & Tuolumne Counties…they should be able to get the bulk of customers back online today.

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