Chance of Showers Today Before Warming Through the Weekend

Chance of Showers Today Before Warming Through the Weekend

Arnold, CA…The Detailed forecasts for West Slope Northern Sierra Nevada & Motherlode from the National Weather Service are below… Rest Of Today Partly cloudy in the morning then becoming mostly sunny. Areas of smoke in the morning. A chance of rain showers. Highs 55 to 70 higher elevations…66 to 76 lower elevations. Prevailing south winds […]

The Beloved Annual “Celebrate Life” Art Auction is going VIRTUAL

The Beloved Annual “Celebrate Life” Art Auction is going VIRTUAL

Jackson, CA…The show must go on for the 21st Annual Hospice of Amador & Calaveras “Celebrate Life” Art Auction,and it willꟷVIRTUALLYꟷon Friday, September 18 on Facebook live.  This year’s event promises the same excitement as in years’ past, with a live art auction, a raffle-style drawing for valuable prizes, and the ever-popular final event of […]

Hospice of Amador & Calaveras’ 21st Annual “Celebrate Life” Art Auction is coming!

Hospice of Amador & Calaveras’ 21st Annual “Celebrate Life” Art Auction is coming!

Jackson, CA…The 21st annual “Celebrate Life” Art Auction, the pivotal fundraiser of the year for Hospice of Amador & Calaveras, is happening virtually, on Friday, September 18. The streamed event will be accessible on Facebook Live, via the KVGC and Hospice Facebook pages. The online auction site will go live at the same time, so […]

Death on Lake Camanche, BUI Crash Leaves Eight Injured, One Female Deceased

Death on Lake Camanche, BUI Crash Leaves Eight Injured, One Female Deceased

Jackson, CA…On September 6, 2020 at approximately 9:19 PM Amador County Sheriff’s dispatch was notified that a vessel ran aground and crashed while on Lake Camanche. It was reported that the vessel had eight occupants to include 6 adults and 2 children who were all injured. ACSO Deputies, American Legion Ambulance, CalFire, and Amador Fire […]

Heat & Fire Weather Are In Our Future

Heat & Fire Weather Are In Our Future

Arnold, CA…Ladies, Gents, Boys & Girls…The National Weather Service says it will be excessively hot and the fire risk will be high for the next few days. One great things about our area is that if you don’t like the weather where you are in 30 minutes or so up or down the hill you […]

Please Use Care Around Chipmunks & Squirrels in the High Country

Please Use Care Around Chipmunks & Squirrels in the High Country

Lake Tahoe, CA/NV…Parking areas at the Tallac Historic Site, Kiva Beach/Picnic area and the Taylor Creek Visitor Center reopened yesterday at 7am. The parking areas at the Tallac Historic Site, Kiva Beach/Picnic area and the Taylor Creek Visitor Center were temporarily closed to allow for treatment to mitigate fleas in the area, which have tested […]

Traffic Update….Possible Injury Pickup Off Willow Creed Road Collision

Traffic Update….Possible Injury Pickup Off Willow Creed Road Collision

Plymouth, CA…Traffic Update….Possible Injury Pickup Off Willow Creed Road Collision. CHP Dispatch says beer bottles in truck and all over ground. So the driver was either on his/her way to recycle or we may have a DUI collision. Incident: 00309 Type: Trfc Collision-1141 Enrt Location: 15210 Willow Creek Rd Loc Desc: Lat/Lon: 38.428973 -120.900402 Detail […]

Excessive Heat Warnings for Labor Day Weekend. Recreating may Feel Laborious!

Excessive Heat Warnings for Labor Day Weekend.  Recreating may Feel Laborious!

Arnold, CA…Dangerously hot conditions with afternoon highs 100 to 110 for the Valley, 95 to 105 for the foothills, and 75 to 100 for the mountains. Overnight lows in the mid to upper 60s to around 80 for Valley and foothills. The full heat watch warning is below… Excessive Heat Watch URGENT – WEATHER MESSAGE […]

Amador COVID-19 Update, One Death & Three New Cases Since Friday

Amador COVID-19 Update, One Death & Three New Cases Since Friday

Amador County, CA – Amador County Public Health confirms an additional three COVID-19 cases and 1 additional death since Friday’s COVID-19 update. The individual who passed was a resident of Jackson in their 80s with underlying conditions placing them at increased risk for COVID-19 complications. To date, Amador County remains in Tier 1 – purple […]

Amador Drops Off State COVID-19 Monitoring List

Amador Drops Off State COVID-19 Monitoring List

Amador County, CA – Amador County Public Health confirms an additional five COVID-19 cases since Friday’s COVID-19 update. Today, August 25, 2020, Amador County was removed from the County Data Monitoring List. The state will modify local restrictions if the local COVID-19 activity remains stable. Amador County Public Health will continue to monitor local case […]

The Excessive Heat Warning at Lower Elevations Continues Through Tomorrow

The Excessive Heat Warning at Lower Elevations Continues Through Tomorrow

Angels Camp, CA…The Excessive Heat Warning at Lower Elevations Continues Through Tomorrow. The full heat warning updated at 2:19pm this afternoon is below…. URGENT – WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Sacramento CA 219 PM PDT Tue Aug 18 2020 …Dangerous and Prolonged Heatwave Through Wednesday… .A long-duration and extreme heatwave will continue to impact the […]

Another COVID-19 Death & 13 New Cases Since Tuesday in Amador County

Another COVID-19 Death & 13 New Cases Since Tuesday in Amador County

Amador County, CA – Amador County Public Health confirms an additional thirteen COVID-19 cases and another death due to COVID-19 since Tuesday’s COVID-19 update. The individual who passed was a resident of Jackson, in their 70s and had underlying conditions placing them at higher risk for COVID-19 complications. Currently the pathways of spread in Amador […]

Hot August Days & Nights Through at Least Wednesday as Weather Service Extends Heat Warning!

Hot August Days & Nights Through at Least Wednesday as Weather Service Extends Heat Warning!

Arnold, CA…The National Weather Service in Sacramento has issued an Excessive Heat Warning starting today and extending through at least Wednesday of next week. Please take care to stay hydrated and safe and to all of our new part and full time residents. The real ugly and dangerous portion of our fire season is now […]

Record Number of Illegal Campfires Occurring Despite Fire Restrictions

Record Number of Illegal Campfires Occurring Despite Fire Restrictions

Placerville, CA…Fire and law enforcement officers had another busy weekend contacting a record numbers of visitors about campfires they had made that are not allowed under the current fire restrictions in the Eldorado National Forest. “We are really excited to have so many new people visiting the forest for the first time,” said Forest Supervisor […]

Seven Deaths & 31 New COVID-19 Cases in Amador County Since Friday

Seven Deaths & 31 New COVID-19 Cases in Amador County Since Friday

Amador County, CA – Amador County Public Health confirms another seven deaths due to COVID-19 and 31 additional cases in Amador since Friday’s COVID-19 update. The individuals who passed were residents of Jackson and Pine Grove, in their 60s, 80s, and 90s and each had underlying conditions placing them at higher risk for COVID-19 complications. […]

Hot August Nights & Days Ahead as National Weather Service Issues Weekend Heat Warning

Hot August Nights & Days Ahead as National Weather Service Issues Weekend Heat Warning

Angels Camp, CA…NWS Sacramento says Dangerous Heat Possible Over the Weekend. A heating trend is expected for the rest of this week. A prolonged period of triple digit heat is possible late this week into next week for the Central Valley, foothills, and Delta. The weekend is expected to be very hot, with Valley highs […]

Award Winning Investigator & Fixture of Law Enforcement in Amador & Calaveras Counties Retiring

Award Winning Investigator & Fixture of Law Enforcement in Amador & Calaveras Counties Retiring

Jackson, CA…From the Amador County District Attorney’s Office…”Gary Stevens is retiring from the Amador County District Attorney’s Office. Gary has over thirty years law enforcement experience, beginning with the U.S. Border Patrol in the late 80’s, then to Calaveras Sheriff for 13 years, 5 years with the Amador County Sheriff, and the last 12 and […]

Traffic Update….Rollover Vehicle 50-60 Feet Off Roadway Near Sr49 / Sr16

Traffic Update….Rollover Vehicle 50-60 Feet Off Roadway Near Sr49 / Sr16

Drytown, CA…Traffic Update….Rollover Vehicle 50-60 Feet Off Roadway Near Sr49 / Sr16. Incident: 00456 Type: Trfc Collision-Minor Inj Location: Sr49 / Sr16 Loc Desc: BTWN DRYTOWN Lat/Lon: 38.454840 -120.867746 Detail Information 10:08 PM 6 [9] [Rotation Request Comment] ***1039 RORYS TOW 209-245-6674*** WRECKER 10:06 PM 5 [8] [Notification] [CHP]-Problem changed from 1179-Trfc Collision-1141 Enrt to […]

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