Washington, DC...As Prepared for Delivery – Chief Justice Roberts, President Carter, President Clinton, President Bush, President Obama, fellow Americans, and people of the world: thank you. We, the citizens of America, are now joined in a great national effort to rebuild our country and to restore its promise for all of our people. Together, we will determine the course of America and the world for years to come. We will face challenges. We will confront hardships. But we will get the job done.
Board Of Supervisors Meeting January, 24th & January 2017 Storm Damage
Posted by: News_Desk on 01/19/2017 05:41 PM
San Andreas, CA...The Calaveras County Board of Supervisors is holding a regular meeting on Tuesday, January 24th at 8:00 a.m. On the agenda is the adoption of a resolution upholding the Planning Commission's denial of the appeal of the Planning Director's denial of Commercial Cannabis Registration. Another item on the agenda is to receive a report from Public Works concerning the January 2017 Storm Damage to County roads, bridges and infrastructure.
Sacramento, CA...The Rural County Representatives of California (RCRC) installed its 2017 Officers and presented its Rural Leadership Awards at their annual reception in Sacramento earlier this week. Tehama County Supervisor Bob Williams was installed as Chair, Humboldt County Supervisor Rex Bohn was installed as First Vice Chair, and Tuolumne County Supervisor Randy Hanvelt was installed as Second Vice Chair. Glenn County Supervisor John Viegas remains an Officer as Immediate Past Chair. The newly installed Officers will lead the organization in championing policies on behalf of California’s rural counties.
Angels Camp Main Street Plan Public Meeting January, 24th
Posted by: News_Desk on 01/18/2017 01:31 PM
Angels Camp, CA...Please join us for a public meeting to participate in building a vision for Main Street!Conceptual alternatives that have been refined based on previous public input will be presented.
Calaveras County Seeking Proposals For Butte Fire Hazardous Tree Removal Program
Posted by: News_Desk on 01/18/2017 12:48 PM
San Andreas, CA...The County of Calaveras, Public Works Department (County) is seeking proposals in an effort to obtain the services from qualified and experienced forestry professionals, arborists, or project management professionals (professional or Consultant) who will provide all project management and coordination services to oversee the County’s, 2015 Butte Fire Incident hazardous tree removal program.
Time to Get Serious About a Balanced Budget Amendment ~ Congressman Tom McClintock
Posted by: thepinetree on 01/18/2017 08:44 AM
Washington, DC...In the last eight years, our nation’s debt has doubled. That means the Obama administration has borrowed as much money in eight years as our government borrowed in the 220 years between the first day of the George Washington administration until the last day of the George W. Bush administration. Our interest costs are now eating us alive, and last year, the Congressional Budget Office warned that within six years on our current trajectory, interest payments on the debt will exceed what we now spend for our entire defense budget.
Chelsea Manning's Sentence Commuted By President Obama, 273 Pardons & Commutations So Far
Posted by: thepinetree on 01/17/2017 03:14 PM
Washington, DC...On January 17, 2017, the Obama administration announced that Manning would be freed on May 17, 2017, under a commutation of her sentence granted by President Obama. The following is the statement from the White House on The President's pardons and commutations so far. "Today, 273 individuals learned that the President has given them a second chance. With today’s 209 grants of commutation, the President has now commuted the sentences of 1,385 individuals – the most grants of commutation issued by any President in this nation’s history. President Obama’s 1,385 commutation grants – which includes 504 life sentences – is also more than the total number of commutations issued by the past 12 presidents combined. And with today’s 64 pardons, the President has now granted a total of 212 pardons.
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr's. "I Have A Dream" Speech As Delivered August 28, 1963
Posted by: thepinetree on 01/16/2017 09:28 AM
Washington, DC...As we celebrate Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr's. federal holiday we thought it was appropriate to share with you his iconic "I Have A Dream" speech. It was delivered on August 28, 1963. We have the full text of the speech and video as well. "I Have a Dream" Speech Text.....I am happy to join with you today in what will go down in history as the greatest demonstration for freedom in the history of our nation. Five score years ago, a great American, in whose symbolic shadow we stand today, signed the Emancipation Proclamation. This momentous decree came as a great beacon light of hope to millions of Negro slaves who had been seared in the flames of withering injustice. It came as a joyous daybreak to end the long night of their captivity......
President Obama's Last Weekly Address On The Honor of Serving You as President
Posted by: thepinetree on 01/14/2017 10:03 AM
Washington, DC...This week, I traveled to Chicago to deliver my final farewell address to the nation, following in the tradition of Presidents before me. It was an opportunity to say thank you. Whether we’ve seen eye-to-eye or rarely agreed at all, my conversations with you, the American people – in living rooms and schools; at farms and on factory floors; at diners and on distant military outposts – are what have kept me honest, kept me inspired, and kept me going. Every day, I learned from you. You made me a better President, and you made me a better man.