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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

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