Closed Portion Of Highway 50 In El Dorado County To Reopen TuesdayThe closed portion of Highway 50 in El Dorado County will reopen to the general public Tuesday morning, a Caltrans spokesperson said in a Caldor Fire Community Meeting on Sunday.
Call For Help Amid Caldor Fire Answered In KyburzThroughout the fight against the Caldor Fire in El Dorado County, we have heard stories of courage, with community members stepping up to do what they could. Here's one man who answered the call—literally.
Red Flag Warning Conditions Create Challenges in Caldor FirefightRed flag conditions fanned the flames and created smoky, orange skies around a closed Highway 50, only miles away from the evacuated tiny town of Kyburz.
CHP Rescue Injured Climber Who Fell 100 Feet Near Kyburz
Vacaville Father, Mir Khaled Ahmad, Who Died Saving His Son, Awarded Carnegie Medal For HeroismMir Khaled Ahmad, a Vacaville father who gave his life to save his son, has been awarded the Carnegie Medal.
Highway 50 In Sierra Expected To Be Closed At Least Another DayA key mountain route between Sacramento and South Lake Tahoe is closed indefinitely because of a series of mudslides.
How Does Caltrans Blow Up Massive Boulders Blocking Highways?Caltrans blasting crews are on call 24-7 this time of the year. With one storm after another making rocks more susceptible to sliding, they’re bracing for one of the busiest seasons they’ve seen in years.
Highway 50 Fully Open Near Kyburz FireThe U.S. Forest Service says it expects to have a Northern California wildfire fully contained by Friday.
Kyburz Fire Resurrects Memories Of Deadly 1992 Cleveland FireThe Cleveland Fire killed two firefighters and charred more than 22,000 acres of forest land. It shut down main roadways and cost millions in resources.
UPDATE: Kyburz Fire 40% Contained; Highway 50 Controls Still In PlaceHighway 50 has been closed indefinitely in both directions near Kyburz in El Dorado County due to thick smoke blowing across the roadway from a nearby fire.
A Sacramento Rock Climber's GuideRock climbers in the greater Sacramento area have a fantastic climbing resource just to the east. Grab your gear, get your climbing buddies on board and hit the rocks.
Winter Wildfire Threatens Sierra Town Of KyburzAn unusual winter wildfire pushed by strong winds threatened cabins Thursday in a Sierra Nevada community that typically is covered with snow this time of year.
One Dead In Highway 50 Logging Truck AccidentTraffic is back to normal on Highway 50 through the Sierra after a fatal accident involving a logging truck Monday morning killed one person.
Several NorCal Post Offices On Possible Closure ListThe Postal Service is considering closing more than 1 in 10 of its retail outlets including many in Northern California.
Icy Roads Stall Wagon Train On Highway 50Just as the pioneers did, dozens of people participating in a wagon train re-enactment over the Sierra have run into some trouble on the trail.