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Calaveras Big Trees State Parks Wants Your Input

Planners from Riggs Ward Design, working with California State Parks, are holding two public workshops to hear input from the community on the education and interpretation at Calaveras Big Trees State Park. For questions or more information, please contact Amber … Read More

Market at Markleeville July 8, 2023

“The Market at Markleeville” Celebrates Local Artisans and Crafters in Four Spectacular Events Alpine County, CA – June 27, 2023 – Mark your calendars for an extraordinary celebration of creativity and community at the highly anticipated “Market in Markleeville” arts … Read More

An Update From Bear Valley

An Update on Conditions, Courtesy of Bear Valley Resort Lake Alpine, June 14, 2023 | Photo credit Jeremy Maddux Snow Report Snow Kidding Yes, you read that right. We still have snow. Not enough for skiing and too much for … Read More

Woolystar Festival in Markleeville This Weekend – June 16-18, 2023

Just a few one-day tickets left…visit them online for tickets & Information.

Update – Prescribed Burn at Big Trees State Park

And the latest update from CalTrans. Work is anticipated to begin on June 12th, 2023, and may impact traffic and park access.  See the attached press release for more information.

Sourgrass Understory Controlled Burn Starting June 5, 2023

Groveland, CA — In addition to ongoing prescribed burning near Strawberry, the Stanislaus National Forest will start burning this week near Groveland, and in the coming days, near Dorrington. Starting today and continuing over the next week, burning will take place … Read More

Ebbetts Pass Scenic Byway Board Meeting

Did you know the Scenic Byway Board meets most months on the 1st Thursday evening at 5:30 pm.  These are board meetings, but anyone interested in getting involved with the Byway Organization or who has ideas to share is welcome … Read More

Wildfire Evacuation Planning Meeting – June 3rd in Arnold

Shared from Arnold, CA — With the peak summer fire season just around the corner, Calaveras County Supervisor Martin Huberty will host a Town Hall this coming weekend focused on evacuation planning. It is for residents and business owners … Read More

Ebbetts Pass Opening Update

Caltrans crews typically try to have Highway 108 Sonora Pass and Highway 4 Ebbetts Pass open by Memorial Day weekend, but it won’t happen this year.  There’s just too much snow lingering on the ground and too much damage being … Read More

Eastern Closure of Ebbetts Pass Moved to Wolf Creek on May 17, 2023

ALPINE COUNTY – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) District 10 moved the closure on the east side of State Route 4/Ebbetts Pass from Gate #5 at the State Route 89/4 junction to Gate #4 at Wolf Creek at approximately … Read More