PSPS outage watch lifted for Calaveras

The Pacific Gas & Electric Co. (PG&E) Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) Outage Watch for Monday and Tuesday has been lifted for Calaveras County.PG&E estimates that a possible PSPS will may now affect only portions of five counties, including Fresno, Madera, Mariposa, Tulare and Tuolumne.In Tuolumne County, an estimated 9,678 customers may be impacted. The estimated shutoff time is 5 […]

House lost to fire on Thanksgiving

In the hours before families across the county began sitting down for Thanksgiving dinner, a house was lost to fire east of Dorrington near the Stanislaus River.“We did get dispatched at 2:05 p.m. on Nov. 26 for a residential structure fire at Boards Crossing, on the Calaveras side,” Ebbetts Pass Fire District Fire Chief Mike Johnson said. “That is a […]