Sonora, CA – Here are a couple more “heads up” alerts for motorists this week involving some hefty delays on a Calaveras County highway and in part of downtown Sonora. According to Caltrans, construction work on east and westbound Highway 12 tonight through Wednesday morning will generate 20-minute waits duringRead More →

As Hurricane Florence headed toward the South and North Carolina coasts, many people are worried about the storm’s exact path. Spaghetti models can provide some of the most interesting visual representations of the storm’s changing track. The spaghetti plots are starting to show the models coming into agreement with HurricaneRead More →

Update at 7:15 p.m.: Highway 49 has reopened to traffic after a deadly vehicle versus bicycle crash shut the roadway down for nearly two hours. Additional information on the fatal collision can be viewed below. Update at 6:45 p.m.: The CHP reports that the vehicle versus bicycle crash on HighwayRead More →

Update at 5:15 p.m.: CAL Fire reports a helicopter mapping of the dubbed “Tulloch Fire” puts the total acreage at 573. Crews stopped the forward rate of spread around 4:30 p.m. and there is 25-percent contained. The CHP reports it is still directing traffic as the second lane is closed on the eastboundRead More →

Despite rampant social media reports that they dated or knew each other already, the attorney for Botham Shem Jean‘s family and local news outlets in Dallas, quoting police sources, all say there is no evidence that Jean knew Dallas Police Officer Amber Guyger before she is accused of shooting himRead More →

Tuolumne County, CA — The Donnell Fire in the Stanislaus National Forest has only grown 150 acres over the past week, and it currently sits at 36,400 acres. It is 87-percent contained. Officials are planning to reduce the current forest closure order on Monday, but the details have not yetRead More →

Mono County, CA — The Boot Fire that is impacting Highway 108 Sonora Pass has grown to 6,873 acres and it is back to zero containment. Yesterday morning it was around 4,600 acres with three percent containment. Mandatory evacuation orders remain in place for Fales Hog Springs, Devil’s Gate Pass,Read More →