Highway 50


UPDATE: Highway 50 Reopened after Carnival Truck Fire

According to the California Highway Patrol, a big rig carrying carnival rides caught fire sometime after 2 p.m. on Tuesday about 25 miles east of Placerville.


Snowpack Survey

Snow Survey Expected To Show Levels Almost 50% Below Average

This season’s fourth snow survey is scheduled for today. The Department of Water Resources conducts its manual survey off Highway 50 near Echo Summit later this morning.


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Highway 50 Traffic Backed Up For Miles After SUV Hits 2 Other Vehicles

Eastbound Highway 50 near Watt Avenue is now clear after a pickup truck collided with a Caltrans vehicle and overturned Monday afternoon, officials say.


Chase Through Sacramento

Couple Driving Stolen Car Arrested In Sacramento After Chase

A man and woman are behind bars Friday after leading deputies on a chase on Highways 99 and 50 in a stolen vehicle.


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Popularity Of Tahoe For New Year’s Turns Highway 50 Into Parking Lot

Tahoe is a popular destination for New Year’s celebrations and vacations, but getting there proved problematic this weekend.


Big Rig Overturns On Highway 50 At Sunrise

A big rig with a 48-foot trailer carrying scrap metal overturned as the driver attempted to get onto Highway 50 on Tuesday afternoon.


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Big Rig Driver Dies After Suffering Medical Emergency While Driving

A big rig driver has died after suffering from some sort of medical condition while driving along Highway 50 in West Sacramento overnight.


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UPDATE: Three People Killed In Wrong-Way Crash On Highway 50

Three people have died in a crash with a wrong-way driver on Highway 50 in Rancho Cordova overnight.


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Lack Of Snow Crushing Businesses Along Highway 50

No snow means no money for businesses along Highway 50.


Fire fighters rescued a woman whose car plunged off Highway 50 afer colliding with deer. (credit: Sac Metro Fire Dept.)

Collision With Deer Sends Car Plunging Off Highway 50

Metro and Folsom City fire fighters rescued a woman after a collision with a large deer sent her vehicle careening off Highway 50 and 40 feet down an embankment this morning near Folsom.


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One Dead In Highway 50 Logging Truck Accident

Traffic is back to normal on Highway 50 through the Sierra after a fatal accident involving a logging truck Monday morning killed one person.


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The Best California Grown Certified Farmers’ Markets You Don’t Know About

By Linda Bottjer California Certified Farmer’s Markets Website Celebrate Sacramento’s famed ethnic diversity, in a delicious way, by shopping at a California Grown Certified Farmers’ Markets. A multitude of languages mingle with a variety of […]