Sunday Morning Road Conditions Update…Hwy 88 & 26 Closed, Controls on 88, 4, 108, 120 & 26

Sunday Morning Road Conditions Update…Hwy 88 & 26 Closed, Controls on 88, 4, 108, 120 & 26

Arnold, CA…Sunday Morning Road Conditions Update…Hwy 88 & 26 Closed, Controls on 88, 4, 108, 120 & 26. Hwy 4 to Bear Valley is open this morning so that should make many in the area very happy. Not only the skiers but the local business that need a good Presidents Day Weekend. Hwy 88 is […]

Hwy 88 Grid Struggling Today as 14,031 Without Power in Our Area

Hwy 88 Grid Struggling Today as 14,031 Without Power in Our Area

Arnold, CA…At this time there are 14,031 outages in Amador, Alpine, Calaveras & TuToday the center of the outage gravity has shifted north with much of the Hwy 88 corridor dark at this time. Outages continue to affect the West Point area as well. West Point and the North East section of Calaveras County’s Grid […]

Road Conditions Update….Hwy 88 & Hwy 4 Currently Closed Before Resorts

Road Conditions Update….Hwy 88 & Hwy 4 Currently Closed Before Resorts

Arnold, CA…Hwy 88 is still closed at the Carson Spur before Kirkwood and in something we haven’t seen in 13 years of ThePineTree.net’s history a closure of Hwy 4 for an extended period of time before Bear Valley. It is minute to minute on reopening time and click our weather page for the latest. At […]

PG&E Crews Keeping the Grid Alive in Challenging Conditions…1,639 Dark this Morning

PG&E Crews Keeping the Grid Alive in Challenging Conditions…1,639 Dark this Morning

Arnold, CA…The PG&E crews have been out in force and working in just basically brutal conditions and they are keeping current flowing. As of this morning there are 1,639 without power. The total number or outages is about the same as previous days however there are no large blocks of outages over 500 per outage. […]

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…

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 […]

Traffic Moving on Hwys 4 & 108, Chain Controls in Place, Hwy 88 Closed Before Kirkwood

Traffic Moving on Hwys 4 & 108, Chain Controls in Place, Hwy 88 Closed Before Kirkwood

Arnold, CA…Traffic Moving on Hwys 4 & 108, Chain Controls in Place, Hwy 88 Closed Before Kirkwood. Details below… SR 4 [IN THE CENTRAL CALIFORNIA AREA] IS CLOSED FROM 0.5 MI EAST OF THE JCT OF SR 207 /MT REBA TURNOFF/ TO THE JCT OF SR 89 /EBBETTS PASS/ (ALPINE CO) – FOR THE WINTER […]

Inmate Who Walked Away from Minimum-Support Facility at Mule Creek State Prison Apprehended

Inmate Who Walked Away from Minimum-Support Facility at Mule Creek State Prison Apprehended

Ione, CA…A minimum-security inmate who walked away from Mule Creek State Prison on February 7 was apprehended this evening in the Merced area. At around 10:05 p.m., inmate Zechariah Lee was taken into custody by the Merced County Sheriff’s Department, the Merced Police Department, and CDCR’s Office of Correctional Safety, Special Service Unit agents at […]

Inmate Walks Away from Minimum-Support Facility at Mule Creek State Prison

Inmate Walks Away from Minimum-Support Facility at Mule Creek State Prison

Ione, CA…California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) officials are looking for a state prison inmate who walked away from the minimum-support facility at Mule Creek State Prison on February 7, 2019. Inmate Zechariah Lee was found missing at 9:24 p.m. after an inmate count. On-duty staff immediately began searching the surrounding areas. Notification was […]

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.

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