Amador County Public Health Confirms Third COVID-19 Case

Amador County Public Health Confirms Third COVID-19 Case

Amador County, CA…The Amador County Public Health Department confirms an additional positive case of COVID-19 in an elderly Amador County resident. This new diagnosis is travel-associated and is not linked to community transmission. The individual is currently isolated at home and recovering. All household members and close contacts of this new case have been contacted, […]

Amador County Public Health Reports Contact Investigations

Amador County Public Health Reports Contact Investigations

Amador County, CA – The Amador County Public Health Department confirms that contact investigations are underway related to two positive cases of COVID-19. These individuals are employed in Amador but do not reside within the county. During contact investigations all persons who were in close contact with a confirmed case are contacted, evaluated, and given […]

Road Conditions Update….No Chain Controls but Most Parking Lots Including Big Trees State Park Are Closed.

Road Conditions Update….No Chain Controls but Most Parking Lots Including Big Trees State Park Are Closed.

Arnold, CA…This highway information is the latest reported as of Monday, March 30th, 2020 at 09:28 PM. As the Stay at Home order starts to show progress in slowing the rate of COVID-19 Expansion all residents are asked to stay in the country of their primary residence. SR 4 [IN THE CENTRAL CALIFORNIA AREA] IS […]

Amador County Health Officer Issues Orders on Use of Lodging Facilities and Non-Test Based Surveillance

Amador County Health Officer Issues Orders on Use of Lodging Facilities and Non-Test Based Surveillance

Amador County, CA – With increasing cases statewide of novel coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) Amador County Health Officer Dr. Rita Kerr has issued additional orders for Amador County. These orders serve to enhance measures already being taken to slow the spread and preserve critical health care capacity. “Our top priority is the health and safety of […]

Two Deceased & Three with Major Injures in Fatal Collision Near SR-16 & Welsh Pond Road

Two Deceased & Three with Major Injures in Fatal Collision Near SR-16 & Welsh Pond Road

Drytown, CA…Last night there was another horrific collision on our local roads that left 2 deseased & 3 more with major injuries. The following is from CHP Amador…”A collision occurred between a 2018 Chevrolet Cruze and a 2013 Volkswagen Passat on State Route 16, west of Welsh Pond Road. The collision left two persons deceased […]

Chain Controls in Effect on Hwys 4, 88, 108 & 120, Yosemite Gates Remain Closed…

Chain Controls in Effect on Hwys 4, 88, 108 & 120, Yosemite Gates Remain Closed…

Arnold, CA…Chain Controls in Effect on Hwys 4, 88, 108 & 120, Yosemite Gates Remain Closed. This highway information is the latest reported as of Wednesday, March 25th, 2020 at 09:42 AM. SR 4 [IN THE CENTRAL CALIFORNIA AREA] IS CLOSED FROM 0.3 MI EAST OF THE JCT OF SR 207 /MT REBA TURNOFF/ TO […]

A Snowy & Wet Week Ahead, Perfect Weather for Staying In

A Snowy & Wet Week Ahead, Perfect Weather for Staying In

Arnold, CA…Detailed forecast from the National Weather Service for the West Slope Northern Sierra Nevada. Today Mostly cloudy. At lower elevations, a chance of rain showers in the morning, then rain showers in the afternoon. At higher elevations, a chance of rain and snow showers in the morning, then rain and snow showers likely in […]

AWA’S Water Supply is Safe from Coronavirus Covid-19

AWA’S Water Supply is Safe from Coronavirus Covid-19

Amador Water Agency (AWA) wants to emphasize that our drinking water is not impacted by the Coronavirus (COVID-19). According to the State Water Board, Environmental Protection Agency and Center for Disease Control, conventional water treatment methods that use filtration and disinfection, such as those in AWA drinking water systems, remove or inactivate the virus that […]

Amador County Health Officer Issues Stay at Home Order

Amador County Health Officer Issues Stay at Home Order

Sutter Creek, CA – With increasing cases statewide of novel coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) Amador County Health Officer Dr. Rita Kerr is issuing a Stay at Home Order for all residents of Amador County. This order serves to enhance measures already being taken to slow the spread and preserve critical health care capacity. The intent of […]

PG&E Outage Number Updates as of 2 p.m Thursday. Calaveras 2,049, Amador 413 & Tuolumne 327

PG&E Outage Number Updates as of 2 p.m Thursday.  Calaveras 2,049, Amador 413 & Tuolumne 327

Arnold, CA…The latest from PG&E….”More than 165 crews working to keep restoring customers in the Sierra Foothills. Many should be back in service by tomorrow. In some areas extensive damage will result in still longer outages. We know that some customers have been without power for some time. We understand the hardship of this situation […]

150 PG&E Crews Working in Sierra to Restore Power After Latest Storms.

150 PG&E Crews Working in Sierra to Restore Power After Latest Storms.

Sacramento, CA…The latest numbers from PG&E…”More than 150 crews are working to get the lights back on. Numbers below as of 2 p.m. Crews continuing to find significant damage to equipment and down trees causing access issues. Working through it all to restore as many customers as possible by the end of the day.”   […]

Thousands Without Power As PG&E Works To Get Current Flowing After Storm

Thousands Without Power As PG&E Works To Get Current Flowing After Storm

Dorrington, CA…Some communities in the Sierra Nevada West Slope area were clobbered in the latest storm. PG&E’s outage map and system has been having intermittent outages as well. We have had several viewers reach out to us saying PG&E should be doing a bit more to make their sheltering in place cozier. Looks like the […]

Traffic Update….Major Injury Collision Near Sr88 / Pioneer Creek Rd

Traffic Update….Major Injury Collision Near Sr88 / Pioneer Creek Rd

Pioneer, CA…Traffic Update….Major Injury Collision Near Sr88 / Pioneer Creek Rd. Incident: 00075 Type: Trfc Collision-Major Inj Location: Sr88 / Pioneer Creek Rd Loc Desc: JEO Lat/Lon: 38.431449 -120.573420 Detail Information 8:52 AM 12 [29] 1039 94-L1 INQ ON INJURY STATUS FOR 20 CHIEFS 8:51 AM 11 [28] 94-S3 SR88 WILL BE CLOSED FOR A […]

AWA Customer Service Office Closed to General. Public Dropbox, Phone and Online Access Available for Payments and Assistance

AWA Customer Service Office Closed to General.  Public Dropbox, Phone and Online Access Available for Payments and Assistance

Sutter Creek, CA…The Amador Water Agency (AWA) is taking steps to ensure the health and safety of customers and employees due to COVID-19 (coronavirus) concerns. Please note that beginning Tuesday, March 17, 2020, and until further notice, AWA will be closing its Customer Service lobby at the Administrative Office (12800 Ridge Road, Sutter Creek) to […]

Jackson Rancheria Band of Miwuk Indians Announces Temporary Closure of Jackson Rancheria Casino Resort, Beginning Wednesday, March 18

Jackson Rancheria Band of Miwuk Indians Announces Temporary Closure of Jackson Rancheria Casino Resort, Beginning Wednesday, March 18

Jackson, CA…After careful consideration amid ongoing concerns of the coronavirus (COVID-19), the Jackson Rancheria Band of Miwuk Indians today announced the temporary closure of Jackson Rancheria Casino Resort beginning Wednesday, March 18 at 8 a.m. for two weeks until Wednesday, April 1. During this temporary closure, all team members will be compensated, and their benefits […]

Road Conditions Update…Hwy 88 Closed at Carson Spur, Chain Controls on Hwys 4, 26, 88, 108 & 120!

Road Conditions Update…Hwy 88 Closed at Carson Spur, Chain Controls on Hwys 4, 26, 88, 108 & 120!

Arnold, CA…Road Conditions Update…Hwy 88 Closed at Carson Spur, Chain Controls on Hwys 4, 26, 88, 108 & 120!. This highway information is the latest reported as of Monday, March 16th, 2020 at 08:40 AM. SR 4 [IN THE CENTRAL CALIFORNIA AREA] IS CLOSED FROM 0.3 MI EAST OF THE JCT OF SR 207 /MT […]

Road Conditions Update….Hwy 88 Closed Before Kirkwood. Chain Controls Starting in Arnold & Twain Harte

Road Conditions Update….Hwy 88 Closed Before Kirkwood.  Chain Controls Starting in Arnold & Twain Harte

Arnold, CA…Road Conditions Update….Hwy 88 Closed Before Kirkwood. Chain Controls Starting in Arnold & Twain Harte. This highway information is the latest reported as of Sunday, March 15th, 2020 at 02:41 PM. SR 4 [IN THE CENTRAL CALIFORNIA AREA] IS CLOSED FROM 0.3 MI EAST OF THE JCT OF SR 207 /MT REBA TURNOFF/ TO […]

All Vail Resorts Including Northstar, Heavenly & Kirkwood Will Close from March 15 – March 22 Says CEO Rob Katz

All Vail Resorts Including Northstar, Heavenly & Kirkwood Will Close from March 15 – March 22 Says CEO Rob Katz

Broomfield, CO…This has no doubt been an incredibly challenging time. With 37 resorts spread across 15 states and three countries, we – like the rest of the world – have been closely tracking every new development related to coronavirus (COVID-19) and have been in constant contact with local health officials for guidance. Without question, our […]

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