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El Portal containment to 19 percent

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The El Portal Fire has burned about 2,700 acres, split between the Stanislaus National Forest and Yosemite National Park. Abby Divine / Union Democrat, Copyright 2014.
Firefighters are getting a handle on the El Portal Fire — now at 19 percent containment — and the evacuations for Old El Portal have been lifted.


TUD sewer work planned downtown today

Tuolumne Utilities District will make sewer line repairs from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. today on South Washington Street in front of the Inns of California between William and Church streets. Motorists should drive with caution. For more information, call 532-5536.  


Fire resources to New Hogan Reservoir

Firefighters are battling a vegetation fire on Hogan Dam Road in Valley Springs.

El Portal Fire moving north into Yosemite

The El Portal Fire is burning north and northeast into Yosemite National Park, but away from settlements, according to the incident management team midday Monday.

Forest fire grows, burns home

Highway 120 into Yosemite National Park remained closed this morning as firefighters attempted to control a 2,600-acre fire near El Portal that has burned at least one structure and filled the skies over parts of Tuolumne and Calaveras counties with smoke.


Groveland crash

One person was killed and another injured in a head-on collision this morning near Groveland, according to the California Highway Patrol.

The crash was reported at about 10:50 a.m. on Highway 120 near the Groveland Ranger Station.

Traffic was backed up both ways for about a 1/2 mile in both directions.


Burned forest area re-opened

Nearly 1,200 acres of the Stanislaus National Forest that burned during the 2012 Ramsey Fire in Calaveras County are now open to the public, the U.S. Forest Service announced Thursday.

All trails and roads in the Calaveras Ranger District leading to the burned area have been closed since Aug. 16, 2012, including roads 6N79, 17E21 and 6N59Y, and trail 17E21. 


State ranks low on child wellness

The 25th edition of the Kids Count Data Book was released this week, ranking California 40th of 50 states in child well being. 

The book, which shows both gains and losses nationally, ranks each state based on four fundamental domains: Education, family and community, health and economic well-being. 


Scout camp milestone reached

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Campers have fun on the Adventure Tower at Camp Sugar Pine in Dorrington. Mike Morris / Union Democrat, Copyright 2014.
This summer marks a major milestone for a Girl Scouts camp in Dorrington that’s home to one of the world’s largest sugar pine trees.

Camp Sugar Pine — off upper Highway 4 near Calaveras Big Trees State Park — is celebrating its 75th anniversary.

 

 


Hotter temps, lightning forecast

Triple-digit temperatures will park over the Tuolumne and Calaveras county foothills this weekend, while warm moist air in the high country could bring balmy conditions and more lightning, according to the National Weather Service.

The latest forecast from the National Weather Service calls for mostly sunny skies and temperatures ranging from 97 to 101 in the lower-elevation communities like Sonora, Angels Camp and Copperopolis today, with those same locations expected to see highs between 99 and 103 Saturday and between 96 and 99 Sunday.

 


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