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Electra Fire Burns in Neighboring Communities

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MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES — The Electra Fire, located in Amador and Calaveras Counties, started on the 4th of July this week and is now well into day 4 of burning. The current size, as reported by CalFire , is 4,272 acres. The fire is 40% contained and full containment is expected by July 18, 2022. No structures have been destroyed, however ...

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California to Invest $700M in Transportation Infrastructure

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SACRAMENTO — The California Transportation Commission (CTC) allocated $700 million today to repair and improve transportation infrastructure throughout the state. Senate Bill (SB) 1, the Road Repair and Accountability Act of 2017, accounts for $272 million – more than a third of the funding. “This critical investment will help Caltrans continue repairing, maintaining and upgrading our state’s aging transportation infrastructure ...

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