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Caltrans crews worked 12-hour shifts, keeping the public away from the wildfire, but letting emergency responders in.

Thick, dark smoke enveloped a rural stretch of State Route 70, stinging eyes and burning lungs of firefighters and other first responders answering the call to the fast-moving Camp Fire in Butte County. “It was dark. The smoke wa ...

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Malibu was evacuated on Nov. 9 as the Woolsey Fire roared through the Santa Monica Mountains toward the Pacific Coast Highway. Firefighters used a parking lot in Malibu as a staging area to fight the fire.

With a lull in the Santa Ana winds that fanned flames across southern California, Caltrans District 7 maintenance and engineering crews raced to assess highway damages on the third day of the devastating Woolsey and Hill fires in ...

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From left to right, Caltrans Resource Analyst Dinah Lee and California Public Records Act Coordinator Marcy Freer put food donations in a Sacramento Food Bank barrel at Headquarters.

As the holiday season approaches, various districts and divisions within Caltrans are giving back to their communities through fundraisers and other special events. In the north in District 2, the Caltrans staff are participating ...

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It has been a tough few months for the Caltrans family. The Camp Fire started near Paradise Nov. 8 before it decimated most of the town. As of Dec.7, authorities confirmed 85 deaths due to the fire. It destroyed more than 13,500 r ...

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Founded in 1957, Our Promise: California is an easy way for state employees to make a difference in their communities by setting up automatic monthly donations to a 501(c)(3) nonprofit through pre-tax payroll deductions. Campaign ...

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From left to right: Caltrans Associate Transportation Planner Cuong Phu Trinh, Caltrans District 8 Mascot “Cone Kid”, and Rancho Cucamonga city Traffic Engineer Albert Espinoza encouraged and educated Los Amigos Elementary students at their Walk to School Day event.

Every year worldwide, children lace up their sneakers and celebrate International Walk to School Day. This year, Rancho Cucamonga and Los Amigos Elementary School staff recruited parent volunteers, firefighters, county sheriff’s d ...

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