New Pfeiffer Canyon Bridge Restores Vital Highway 1 Link to Big Sur

New Pfeiffer Canyon Bridge Restores Vital Highway 1 Link to Big Sur

Big Sir, CA…In this Caltrans News Flash, we meet on Highway 1 in Big Sur to celebrate the newly completed Pfeiffer Canyon Bridge. Through innovative design and collaboration, Caltrans was able to build a new bridge in seven months when a project of this magnitude would normally take 7-8 years. The original bridge was damaged […]

Pebble Beach Community Services District Fire Captain Graduates from FEMA’s National Emergency Management Advanced Academy

Pebble Beach Community Services District Fire Captain Graduates from FEMA’s National Emergency Management Advanced Academy

Emmitsburg, MD- Jennifer Valdez graduated from FEMA’s National Emergency Management Advanced Academy at the Emergency Management Institute in Emmitsburg, MD, after she completed the full curriculum that provides the strategic level training and education and the essential skills needed for emergency management professionals to manage dynamic and resilient emergency management programs on April 7, 2017. […]

Caltrans Removes Damaged Pfeiffer Canyon Bridge, Plans To Quickly Re-Build

Caltrans Removes Damaged Pfeiffer Canyon Bridge, Plans To Quickly Re-Build

Monterey, CA…The Pfeiffer Canyon Bridge on State Route 1 was closed to pedestrian and vehicular traffic February 15, 2017, after heavy rains caused a landslide under the structure damaging one of its main support columns. The bridge, which was built in 1968, was demolished over the span of a week. Engineers used a 6,000 ton […]

Fuel Reduction Project Using An Air Curtain Incinerator, Carmel

Fuel Reduction Project Using An Air Curtain Incinerator, Carmel

Carmel, CA…Through a partnership with California State Parks, Cypress Fire Protection District, Carmel Highlands Fire Protection District and CAL FIRE, we will be conducting fuels reduction projects in the Point Lobos Ranch and Hatton Canyon areas, from March 20th – 30th, 2017. The purpose of these projects is to improve forest health and reduce hazardous […]

CHP Tip-A-Cop Event April 5th

CHP Tip-A-Cop Event April 5th

Santa Cruz, CA…The Santa Cruz CHP will be hosting a Tip-A-Cop event, on April 5th, from 5-8pm with all proceeds to benefit Special Olympics of Northern California. Over 3,000 law enforcement personnel from Federal, Military, State, County and Local agencies participate in the Torch Run campaign. Funds are raised through a variety of activities, such […]

Memorial Service For Fire Captain Julie Freeman

Memorial Service For Fire Captain Julie Freeman

Monterey, CA…– It is with great sadness that CAL FIRE announces a memorial service for fallen Fire Captain Julie Freeman. Captain Freeman was a highly-respected member of CAL FIRE who embodied the values of the department and dedicated her life to serving the citizens of California. Captain Freeman passed away on March 5th, 2017 after […]

Make Plans For Sea Otter Classic

Make Plans For Sea Otter Classic

Salinas, CA…The Sea Otter Classic Cycling Festival is coming to Laguna Seca on April 20-23, 2017. This 27th Annual “Celebration of Cycling” includes a massive Expo with over 500 exhibitors demonstrating new products and handing out samples. Check out the international food court, stunt shows, free kids activities and more. Pro and amateur cyclist compete […]

Ocean Rescue At Carmel River State Beach

Ocean Rescue At Carmel River State Beach

Carmel, CA…– At about 11:21 a.m. on Thursday, March 9, 2017, Cypress Fire Protection District, Carmel Highlands Fire Protection District, Pebble Beach Community Services District Fire Department, Carmel City Fire Department, California State Parks and an ambulance from Carmel City responded to a call for a diver in distress at Carmel River State Beach, (Monterey […]

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