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USFS Seasonal Road Closures

Seasonal road and trail closures on Stanislaus National Forest begin Dec. 15, 2017 SONORA, Calif. — Seasonal road and trail closures on the Stanislaus National Forest begin Dec. 15, 2017 and will remain in effect until April 14, 2018. The … Read More

New Years Eve at Lodge in Bear Valley

New Year’s Eve Party at the Lodge! Party the night away and ring in the New Year at Bear Valley’s annual New Year’s Eve Party. We’ll have live music, a balloon drop at midnight followed by a fantastic fireworks show … Read More

Ebbetts Pass Is Now Closed For The Winter

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has closed State Route 4 (SR-4) for the winter as of Wednesday, November 29, 2017. The recent storms, and accumulation of snow, make the seasonal closure necessary for the safety of motorists and Caltrans … Read More

Santa at the Ebbetts Pass Moose Lodge 2017

The Ebbetts Pass Moose Lodge will be holding their annual kids (ages 0-10 years of age) Christmas party on Saturday 12/9/2017 from 10:30 to 12:30. There will be crafts, treats, gifts, and SANTA! This event is free and open to … Read More

Warren Miller Tickets On Sale Now

BVSEF and Bear Valley Mountain are teaming up to bring Warren Miller to the Bear Valley Lodge and to the Bret Harte Theater in Angels Camp, CA. Tickets are on sale, seating is limited so click on the link below … Read More

The Pass Remains Closed – November 21, 2017

November 21, 2017 – Cal Trans has informed us that the pass is still closed but may open again.  They will make an asessment next week. Several factors weigh in to influence the temporary closing, seasonal closures and opening of … Read More

Upcoming Events at Calaveras Big Trees State Park November 2017

November 23 Warming Hut opens on Thanksgiving Day. Join us in the Warming Hut every Saturday, Sunday and holiday from noon to 4 p.m. throughout the winter. Come in out of the cold, sit by a warm fire, ask questions, … Read More

Bear Valley Mental Health Program Job Opening

Bear Valley Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) Program Specialist Bear Valley – MHSA Program Specialist Behavioral Health Services Salary Range 44C: ($22.55-$27.40) per hour 80% Full Time Equivalent with Benefits Under general supervision, the Mental Health Services Act Program Specialist … Read More

Historic Society Meeting

The Historical Society of Alpine County will be hosting their quarterly meeting on November 16th, 2017 at the Hung-A-Lol-Ti Gym on Diamond Valley Road in Woodfords, CA at 5:30 pm.  There will be a brief meeting followed by a Potluck … Read More


A trip through High Sierra, with stops at other Apple points of interest, will be the main topic at the Tuesday, November 14 meeting of the Sierra Macintosh Users Group (SMUG). The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. in the … Read More