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Ebbetts Pass to Close October 19, 2017 at 9pm

TRAFFIC ADVISORY Caltrans Scheduled to Close Sierra Passes in Advance of Approaching Storm  STOCKTON – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is scheduled to close State Routes 4, 108 and 120 in the Sierra Nevada today, Thursday, October 19th, due to incoming … Read More

Breathe, Paint and Sip at Timeless Home Gallery

Classes are two hours in length unless otherwise specified. All materials provided. Bring your favorite beverage and a friend or two, and let’s have some fun! Prepare for a hearty serving of laughter and healing through art therapy for a breath … Read More

Bear Valley Season Passes

At Bear Valley, we focus on fun for the entire family and have geared our season passes and perks to celebrate you. Bear Valley is about PURE MOUNTAIN FUN; whether you cherish powder days in world-class terrain, kickin’ it up … Read More

Bear Valley Mountain Resort Thanks Everybody…

..for a Fantastic Summer. Summer at Bear Valley has come to an end and it was an amazing one. We had glamping for the first time, a revamped adventure park, and electric mountain bike tours. While we are all sad … Read More


CHAIN INSTALLER PERMITS NOW AVAILABLE MANDATORY ORIENTATION FOR NEW APPLICANTS OCTOBER 26, 2017  STOCKTON — The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is accepting applications for individuals interested in becoming chain installers on California State Highways in the Sierra Nevada. Permits are … Read More

Sierra Aids Walk in Big Trees State Park

Just a reminder that it is this coming Saturday, September 16, 2017. It begins at 9 a.m. Registration can be done there if you decide to come at the last moment. It’s a beautiful way to spend a few hours … Read More

Hwy 4 Closed September 27, 2017 at East Gate at Lake Alpine to Highland Lake Road

TRAFFIC ADVISORY – FULL HIGHWAY CLOSURE STATE ROUTE 4 FROM EAST OF LAKE ALPINE TO HIGHLAND LAKE ROAD IN ALPINE COUNTY  This is the closure originally planned for September 20, 2017 ALPINE COUNTY — The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will close eastbound and … Read More

Bill Welles at Brice Station

SEPTEMBER 16 – BILL WELLES BAND $15/TICKET – BUY NOW A very versatile player, Bill has been playing locally for many years. Bill’s voice has been likened by some as sounding like James Taylor. Some people may remember his rock’n band (The Bills) … Read More

Thank You 2017 Hermitfest Musicians, Attendees and Sponsors!

Mother Nature smiled on us once again and only let loose a few raindrops during the day.  If you missed the fantastic performances by Magnolia Rhythm Trio, Bill Welles & the Distractions, Ten Dollar Pony, Freight (Grover Anderson and Jimbo … Read More

September 2017 on Ebbetts Pass

Wondering what’s happening along the pass this fall?  Check out Murphys Live Music on Facebook for information on live music events from Copperopolis to Markleeville.  Or check out the calendars at GoCalaveras, the Alpine County Chamber of Commerce, Bear Valley … Read More