Ferguson Fire in Merced River Canyon, 9,266 Acres, 2% Contained, 1 Fatality & 108 Structures Threatened

Ferguson Fire in Merced River Canyon, 9,266 Acres, 2% Contained, 1 Fatality & 108 Structures Threatened

Yosemite, CA…Crews successfully held the fire along Highway 140 and protected structures as the fire showed significant growth to the south in Nutmeg and Devils Gulch area. Crews initiated several important new containment lines including Sweetwater Ridge on the southwest flank of the fire. Contingency lines are also being established on the fires eastern flank […]

Hwy 108 & Hwy 120 Collision Takes Lives of Elderly Sonora Man & Woman

Hwy 108 & Hwy 120 Collision Takes Lives of Elderly Sonora Man & Woman

Jamestown, CA…On Sunday, July 15, 2018, at approximately 6:14 pm, a 91 year old male Sonora resident was driving a 1993 Toyota Camry eastbound on State Route 120/108, approaching Yosemite Junction. At this time, 42 year old Berkeley resident, Julieta Pisani-McCarthy, was driving a 2017 Ford Fiesta, westbound on State Route 120 intending to make […]

Adventist Health Sonora Recognized with Performance Excellence Awards

Adventist Health Sonora Recognized with Performance Excellence Awards

Sonora, CA…This week the Collaborative Alliance for Nursing Outcomes (CALNOC) announced that Adventist Health Sonora is being recognized with Performance Excellence Awards for Best Performance in Preventing Hospital Acquired Pressure Ulcers and Best Performance in Preventing Hospital Acquired Infections – MRSA Total Facility. Adventist Health Sonora has been recognized with these awards for achieving zero […]

Yosemite Roundhouse Restoration Project with Jackson Rancheria Band of Miwuk Indians

Yosemite Roundhouse Restoration Project with Jackson Rancheria Band of Miwuk Indians

Jackson, CA…The Jackson Rancheria Band of Miwuk Indians believes strongly in helping our neighbors and strives to assist the community and the families of Amador County. As many of you know, we have been working hard over the last several years to restore the parks in your neighborhoods. One such project, Chaw’se Indian Grinding Rock, […]

Rosalinda’s “Gentlemen’s” Club Enters the History Books

Rosalinda’s “Gentlemen’s” Club Enters the History Books

Jamestown, CA…Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Dept on July 10th..”The demolition of Rosalinda’s Gentlemen’s Club and Motel located along Hwy 108 in Jamestown began yesterday, four months after an undercover investigation culminating in a search warrant was conducted resulting in ten people being booked into the county jail. Crews arrived this morning to continue with efforts focused […]

Columbia Gold Rush Days

Columbia Gold Rush Days

Columbia, CA…Reserve the second Saturday of every month for Gold Rush Days at Columbia State Historic Park. You’ll get to see inside special exhibits, stores and residences not regularly open to the public.  Docents in period attire will provide lots of information on the structure of their featured building, nature of its business and equipment, […]

Caltrans Road Report for July 15th through July 21st

Caltrans Road Report for July 15th through July 21st

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 […]

Be Ready for all Your July Outdoor Adventures & Thank You for Shopping & Renting Locally at SNAC!

Be Ready for all Your July Outdoor Adventures & Thank You for Shopping & Renting Locally at SNAC!

Arnold, Murphys & Sonora, CA…Ever since we opened our first store in Downtown Sonora, our goal has been the same. To provide our customers with high quality, innovative outdoor products, priced so you can spend more time using your gear than paying for it. At SNAC, you’ll find affordable clothing and gear to outfit yourself […]

Summer Temps Are Here With Chance of Thunderstorms in High Country

Summer Temps Are Here With Chance of Thunderstorms in High Country

Arnold, CA…From the National Weather Service for the West Slope Northern Sierra Nevada. Today Sunny. Highs 73 to 88 higher elevations…86 to 94 lower elevations. Prevailing east winds up to 10 mph shifting to the southwest in the afternoon. Tonight Mostly clear. At higher elevations, a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening. […]

Traffic Update….Vehicle Hanging Off Cliff Near Cherry Lake Rd / Sr120

Traffic Update….Vehicle Hanging Off Cliff Near Cherry Lake Rd / Sr120

Groveland, CA…Traffic Update….Vehicle Hanging Off Cliff Near Cherry Lake Rd / Sr120. Incident: 00288 Type: Trfc Collision-No Inj Location: Cherry Lake Rd / Sr120 Loc Desc: Lat/Lon: 37.824793 -120.010396 Detail Information 3:00 PM 7 [10] [Rotation Request Comment] 1039 MILLER BROS TOW 2099627712 2:59 PM 6 [9] 61-004 START 1185 2:58 PM 5 [8] ETA […]

Traffic Update…Bovines Heading for High Country Near Hwy 108 & Long Barn Road.

Traffic Update…Bovines Heading for High Country Near Hwy 108 & Long Barn Road.

Long Barn, CA…Traffic Update…Bovines Heading for High Country Near Hwy 108 & Long Barn Road. The herd was heard mumbling over chewed cud that they were tired of the dried and burnt grasses in the foothills and they are summering in Eagle Meadows. Please use caution in the area… Incident: 00206 Type: Animal Hazard Location: […]

Yosemite National Park Now Offers Electronic Park Entrance Passes

Yosemite National Park Now Offers Electronic Park Entrance Passes

Yosemite, CA…YourPassNow offers visitors new digital access to America’s public lands. Yosemite National Park announces the opportunity for park visitors to purchase their park entrance passes electronically through YourPassNow beginning on Thursday, June 21, 2018. Once visitors purchase and save their digital pass to their cell phone, or print and bring their purchased pass with […]

Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias Has Reopened After the Largest Restoration Project in Park History

Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias Has Reopened After the Largest Restoration Project in Park History

Yosemite, CA…Back on June 14th Yosemite National Park, Yosemite Conservancy and public officials dedicated the newly restored Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias following a landmark project to protect the ancient trees and reestablish the area’s natural serenity. “As the largest protection, restoration and improvement project in park history, this milestone reflects the unbridled passion so […]

Traffic Update….Major Injuries When Errant Driver’s Pickup Pins Man Against Store Front

Traffic Update….Major Injuries When Errant Driver’s Pickup Pins Man Against Store Front

Sonora, CA…This collision occurred as Mr. Williams was attempting to park his 2000 Chevrolet pickup truck in the Price Co grocery store parking lot directly in front of the store. Mr. Williams’ foot slipped off of the brake pedal and depressed the gas pedal causing the pick up to drive up onto the sidewalk. The […]

PG&E, Providing Funding to Local Fire Safe Councils to Help Prevent, Prepare for Wildfires

PG&E, Providing Funding to Local Fire Safe Councils to Help Prevent, Prepare for Wildfires

San Francisco, CA…In an effort to help prevent wildfires and protect communities, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) is joining forces with local Fire Safe Councils to enhance the safety and preparedness of local communities. PG&E is providing $2 million to fund local Fire Safe Council projects to reduce the threat of wildfires and help […]

Caltrans District 10 Road Report & Repair Schedule Through July 14th

Caltrans District 10 Road Report & Repair Schedule Through July 14th

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 […]

Traffic Update….Dodge Ram vs Ford Pickup on Forest Route 3N01

Traffic Update….Dodge Ram vs Ford Pickup on Forest Route 3N01

Twain Harte, CA…Traffic Update….Dodge Ram vs Ford Pickup on Forest Route 3n01 Incident: 00411 Type: Trfc Collision-1141 Enrt Location: 0 Forest Route 3n01 Loc Desc: MERRILL SPRINGS/LONG BARN Lat/Lon: 38.000141 -120.022000 Detail Information 5:51 PM 13 [43] 1039 S3 5:42 PM 12 [41] [Rotation Request Comment] 1039 VICS TOWING 209-532-4523 5:40 PM 11 [38] 61-3 […]

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