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What’s Happening on the Pass – September 22, 2021 and Beyond

Fall has arrived and, while the days are still beautiful and warm, the evenings are getting pretty chilly at the higher elevations. Don’t forget to bring a sweater!  Some events have been canceled or rescheduled due to Covid concerns.  It’s … Read More

Most Forests Reopening on September 16th, 2021 with Restrictions

Sonora, CA – At midnight on Wednesday, September 15, 2021, a day or two earlier than anticipated, most of the national forests in California, which have been closed for nearly a month due to dangerous fire conditions, will reopen. Five … Read More

Things To Do Along the Byway – September 14th & Beyond

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 Trivia Night at the Pourhouse in Murphys at 6 pm with trivia master Jeff Carrico Thursday, September 16, 2021 Thursday is Brewery Day at The Watering Hole featuring live music from 5-7 pm and a featured … Read More

USDA Forest Service Announces Temporary Forest Closures

USDA Forest Service Temporarily Closing All California National Forests for Public Safety VALLEJO, Calif., — August 30, 2021. To better provide public and firefighter safety due to the ongoing California wildfire crisis, USDA Forest Service Pacific Southwest Region is announcing … Read More