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Apple users who would like to get the most out of their photo collection are invited to attend the Tuesday, June 11 meeting of the Sierra Macintosh Users Group (SMUG) that will begin at 7 p.m. in the assembly room … Read More

Summer 2019 Road Work on Ebbetts Pass

This summer CalTrans will be performing road work on State Route 4 – Ebbetts Pass.  There will be one-way traffic control so motorists should expect at least 10-minute delays for each project according to CalTrans: Installation of rumble strips from … Read More

Sierra Pass Status Update for 2019 Memorial Day Weekend

The latest from Cal Trans: Our passes continue to be impacted by additional snowfall, likely with more to come this weekend. Caltrans primary goal is public safety, and each pass is re-evaluated daily for storm closure, additional damage or reopening. … Read More

Some Stanislaus National Forest Seasonal Roads Will Remain Closed Until June 30, 2019

Roads remaining closed until May 31 on Summit Ranger District are outlined in Forest Order 16-2019-01 and include Herring Creek and Eagle Meadow roads. A second forest order, 16-2019-02, highlights the closure of Forest Road 4N26 (Crabtree Road) from its … Read More

What’s Happening In the Park – Big Trees State Park

Upcoming Events in the Park: May 25, 2019 – “Art in the Park” – Plein Air painting demonstrations and instruction June 1, 2019 – Seminar –The Way Across the Mountain by Scott Stine – A historical account of a trek across the Sierra. 10 am in … Read More

Arnold Library Fundraiser

April 27, 2019 – Cincinnati Chili & All The Fixins’ at the Ebbetts Pass Moose Lodge at 6 pm. Get your tickets at the Arnold Branch Library at 1065 Blagen Road in Arnold.

Stanislaus National Forest Seasonal Road Openings 2019

Stanislaus National Forest will open seasonal roads beginning April 15, 2019, but some forest roads will remain closed until forest crews can inspect them to ensure they were not damaged during this year’s winter storms. Scroll to the end to … Read More

April 2019 in Bear Valley

Bear Valley is finishing out the 2018/2019 season with picture perfect conditions and some of our best special events of the season!  On Friday April 19th you can SKI FOR FREE! Lift tickets are complimentary for everyone – come on up and … Read More

Forest Service Seeks Public Comment on 2019 State OHV Grant Applications

SONORA, Calif. – The Stanislaus National Forest announced a public comment period beginning March 5 on preliminary 2020 off-highway vehicle grant applications. Public comments may be submitted until May 6, 2019. Forest recreation specialists and OHV managers have completed two draft … Read More

Nickolay Dodov Slopestyle Competition and More – April 20, 2019 in Bear Valley

The 6th Annual Nickolay Dodov Slopestyle Competition is happening at Bear Valley. It will be a day full of friends, fun, and good vibes!The Nickolay Dodov Foundation is a local foundation that promotes snow sports safety and awareness through fun educational programs … Read More