Weekly Safety Report: Illegal Pot Bust and Boating Accident in Calaveras County, California
This week in Calaveras County, California, two incidents occurred that require attention in the weekly safety report. The first incident involved a significant illegal pot bust, where over 7,000 marijuana plants with an estimated value of $5 million to $7 million were seized. The second incident involved a boating accident, where a 23-foot boat crashed into a privately owned beach, and the operator was found to be boating under the influence with two juvenile passengers on board.
'Iconic' California Castle Officially For Sale
Here's how much it costs, and where it is located.
Calaveras County Man Accidentally Beaches Boat, Cited for Allegedly Boating Under the Influence
A boat operator was issued a citation after accidentally beaching his boat while allegedly operating it under the influence with two passengers onboard. According to a press release by the Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded on the night of September 2 to a report of a boating accident at a privately owned beach in Copperopolis, just west of the O’Brynes Ferry Bridge.
Reminder: Highway 49 Temporarily Closed In San Andreas For Parade
San Andreas, CA – The annual Calaveras High School Homecoming Parade is underway in San Andreas and is impacting traffic. A section of Highway 49 in San Andreas will be temporarily closed until 2 p.m. for the festivities. Main Street and Court Street will be closed to through traffic during the annual Calaveras High School Homecoming Uptown Rally.
NorCal restaurant sparks outrage for 18% gratuity policy for 'parties of one or larger'
Let the tipping debate begin. This California restaurant is now requiring an 18% gratuity charge for "parties of one or larger," sparking outrage on Reddit.
First Fall Weekend in Northern California and Oregon: Mild Temperatures and Rain Expected to Alleviate Wildfire Situation
Saturday, the first day of fall, marks a shift to a different season. Residents across various regions are preparing for changing weather. As the new week starts, they may expect mild temperatures, elevated humidity, and air quality issues due to the smoky conditions from ongoing fires in Northern California and Oregon.
Are the North State’s recent earthquakes cause for concern?
There’s been a spate of magnitude 5 earthquakes in the North State in the last few months: in Humboldt County, Lake Almanor and most recently near Burney in Shasta County. What’s going on? Is the North State becoming more seismically active? NSPR’s Ken Devol asked an expert.
Atmospheric river to pour over NorCal wildfires, shower on Bay Area
SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) — It’s only September, but an atmospheric river is already in California’s forecast. Sunday’s storm is good news for smoke-weary Bay Area residents. The storm will lightly shower over the Bay, and pour heavier rain on regions where wildfires are burning near the California-Oregon border. Rainy weather could give firefighters the upper […]
First bomb cyclone of season brings rain to California next week, forecasters warn
The first major atmospheric river of the season could arrive in parts of California next week, according to weather forecasters and observers. "The Pacific Northwest and far Northern California could see their first significant storm of the year early next week as a potential bomb cyclone drives a strong atmospheric river into the region," wrote Colin McCarthy, a weather observer. "Details will change, but widespread rainfall of 1-3" appears possible across western Oregon and Washington. The Bay Area and Sacramento may have a shot at some light rain as the cold front weakens over NorCal. Great news for fire season in the Pacific Northwest!"
Seven Major New Costco Stores Announced as Coming to California
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FLOOD POTENTIAL OUTLOOK STARTING MONDAY
The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Potential Outlook for flash flooding on area burn scars in Douglas and some nearby counties for early next week. Forecasters said an atmospheric river will produce periods of moderate rainfall for southern Oregon and northern California. While this rainfall will be mostly beneficial, especially for ongoing fires, there is a risk that rainfall rates could be high enough to produce debris flows for some burn scars.
Early Interest High In Calaveras And Tuolumne Supervisor Races
San Andreas, CA — The Calaveras County Board of Supervisors will have three seats on the ballot in 2024, Districts one, two, and four. They are currently held by Gary Tofanelli, Jack Garamendi, and Amanda Folendorf. An early step is to go to the Election’s Office to begin the...
Cooler Climate and Prospective Rainfall Could Assist Wildfire Control in Northern California
A change in the weather is forecasted for Northern California as we head towards the end of September. Cooler temperatures and potential rainfall are expected, reminiscent of typical fall weather.
Fall festivities: Hot air balloons, music festivals, and bee beards await in Northern California's weekend events
REDDING, Calif. — Looking for some fun? Here's a list full of events you are invited to join to kick off the fall season:. Event: Enjoy the Montague Hot Air Balloon Fair with the whole family. As a dozen hot air balloons take flight, you can watch the show with a cup of hot chocolate and breakfast or enjoy the car show and live music scheduled for Saturday evening.
Uncover the Pizza Wonders of Valley Springs: Your Guide to the Top 3 Stores
This article presents three exceptional pizza joints located in Valley Springs. Have you had the opportunity to sample their offerings yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
Three California pellet gun shootings linked, sheriff says; Community alarmed about possible sniper
Three pellet gun or BB gun sniper shootings in Butte County last week are believed to be connected, sheriff's investigators said, triggering concern about a shooter that is on the loose in Northern California.
Perfect Autumn Weather in Northern California Benefits People and Goats Alike
Autumn in Northern California is starting favorably with seasonally cool, sunny weather that is perfect for outdoor activities. Not only humans are enjoying the pleasant weather; the local goats in West Sacramento are also benefitting from this. These goats contribute to the natural maintenance of the landscape.
Mount Shasta Avalanche Center Warns of Dangerous Snow Conditions as First Atmospheric River of Season Approaches California
An atmospheric river is approaching Northern California, with heavy snowfall forecasted at high elevations through Tuesday. The Mount Shasta Avalanche Center has issued a warning for Mount Shasta, stating that snow conditions will change and may become dangerous over the next several days. “A winter-like weather warning for next week,...
Prescribed Burning Today In Amador County
Fiddletown, CA — Smoke will be visible in Amador County today (Friday, September 22) as 125 acres are being ignited as part of a prescribed burn. The fire operations are getting underway during this nine o’clock hour and will continue until 4 pm. The burning is located on Fiddletown Road in the area of Quartz Mountain Road. It is within the Amoruso Ranch Vegetation Management Project site.
Smith River Complex in Northern California inches toward containment
(CN) — Containment of the Smith River Complex in Northern California has leapt in three weeks to almost 80%, though over 1,000 firefighters continue to work the blaze each day. It’s grown about 10,000 acres since late August, reaching 94,168 acres as of Friday morning. But changing weather has...