Economy Brushes Off Shutdown & Adds 304,000 Jobs in January

Economy Brushes Off Shutdown & Adds 304,000 Jobs in January

Washington, DC…Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 304,000 in January, and the unemployment rate edged up to 4.0 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Job gains occurred in several industries, including leisure and hospitality, construction, health care, and transportation and warehousing. THE EMPLOYMENT SITUATION — JANUARY 2019 Total nonfarm payroll employment increased […]

Jim Bailey Can Insure Your Home or “Building & Loan” & Help You With All Your Insurance Needs

Jim Bailey Can Insure Your Home or “Building & Loan” & Help You With All Your Insurance Needs

Angels Camp, CA…There’s a new insurance option in town – one with a face many in Calaveras County might find familiar. Jim Bailey, a resident of Murphys, California, has opened his new office at 465 S. Main St in Angels Camp. “When the previous company here made the decision to leave Angels Camp I decided […]

“Family Wellness Program” Awarded $30,682 Community Grant by Mark Twain Medical Center

“Family Wellness Program” Awarded $30,682 Community Grant by Mark Twain Medical Center

San Andreas, CA…Mark Twain Medical Center (MTMC) is proud to award Catholic Charities (of the Diocese of Stockton) for their Calaveras focused “Family Wellness Program” the Dignity Heath Mark Twain Medical Center Community Grant for 2018. “This expansion will increase mental health service providers in Calaveras County, increase access points, and available appointments within the […]

Mark Twain Health Care District Seeking Finance Committee Member

Mark Twain Health Care District Seeking Finance Committee Member

San Andreas, CA…Mark Twain Health Care District Seeking Finance Committee Member. The Mark Twain Health Care District (MTHCD) is a public agency that owns the buildings and grounds of the Mark Twain Medical Center; MTHCD leases the operations of the Medical Center to the Mark Twain Medical Center Corporation, which also operates the five rural […]

Mornings with the One Percent™ Live From Community Grant Luncheon at MTMC

Mornings with the One Percent™  Live From Community Grant Luncheon at MTMC

Arnold, CA…Mornings with the One Percent™ is live weekday mornings from 7-10am. The premise for the show is that the USDA ranked all 3,142 counties or county equivalents in the USA on a livability or desirability scale based on factors such as climate, scenic beauty, bodies of water for recreation, humidity and much more. All […]

Governor Newsom Announces PlumpJack Entities Moved to Blind Trust.

Governor Newsom Announces PlumpJack Entities Moved to Blind Trust.

Sacramento, CA…PlumpJack Founder and now Governor Gavin Newsom as announced that prior to January 7, 2019, title and control of the PlumpJack Group entities, wine and hospitality businesses based in California, were transferred to a blind trust administered by an attorney and certified public accountant. All state executive branch agencies are prohibited from entering into […]

Camp Fire Losses Top $16 Billion as Extreme Storms, Wildfires and Droughts Cause Heavy Natural Catastrophe Losses in 2018 According to Munich RE

Camp Fire Losses Top $16 Billion as Extreme Storms, Wildfires and Droughts Cause Heavy Natural Catastrophe Losses in 2018 According to Munich RE

Munich, Germany…Eventful second half of the year contributes to high overall loss figure of US$ 160bn. Half of these losses were insured. Loss burden for insurers substantially higher than the long-term average. Notably, there are clear indications of the influence that man-made climate change has had on devastating wildfires in California, which, like last year, […]

Nonfarm Jobs Up 312,000 in December & Labor Participation Rate Climbs Above 63%

Nonfarm Jobs Up 312,000 in December & Labor Participation Rate Climbs Above 63%

Washington, DC…The latest from the Bureau of Labor Statistics…Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 312,000 in December, and the unemployment rate rose to 3.9 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Job gains occurred in health care, food services and drinking places, construction, manufacturing, and retail trade. _____________________________________________________________________________________ | | | Revision of […]

U.S. Retail Sales Grew 5.1 Percent This Holiday Season

U.S. Retail Sales Grew 5.1 Percent This Holiday Season

Purchase, NY…A robust shopping season from before Thanksgiving through Christmas has given retailers much to cheer about this year. According to Mastercard SpendingPulseTM, which provides insights into overall retail spending trends across all payment types, including cash and check, holiday sales increased 5.1 percent to more than $850 billion this year – the strongest growth […]

Federal Reserve Open Market Committee Votes to Bump Federal Funds Rate to 2.50%

Federal Reserve Open Market Committee Votes to Bump Federal Funds Rate to 2.50%

Washington, DC…Information received since the Federal Open Market Committee met in November indicates that the labor market has continued to strengthen and that economic activity has been rising at a strong rate. Job gains have been strong, on average, in recent months, and the unemployment rate has remained low. Household spending has continued to grow […]

Calaveras Community Foundation Announces Annual Competitive Grants Period for 2019

Calaveras Community Foundation Announces Annual Competitive Grants Period for 2019

San Andreas, CA…Calaveras Community Foundation (CCF) continues to focus on initiatives for 2019’s grant giving. The three initiatives are: Seniors, Youth, and Community Enrichment. Funding for these grants is from the Foundation’s General Grant Fund. A detailed explanation of these initiatives and grant criteria may be viewed on CCF’s website: www.calaverascommunityfoundation.org. Applications will begin to […]

Camp Fire Claims First Insurance Company Victim

Camp Fire Claims First Insurance Company Victim

Atwater, CA…The Merced Property & Casualty is a small insurance provider that was over exposed in the City of Paradise… “NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on December 3, 2018, the Superior Court of the City and County of Merced, California entered an Order Appointing Liquidator, in the case entitled Insurance Commissioner of the State of […]

Copper Valley, LLC has Purchased Copperopolis Town Square, Saddle Creek & All Castle & Cook Calaveras Properties

Copper Valley, LLC has Purchased Copperopolis Town Square, Saddle Creek & All Castle & Cook Calaveras Properties

Copperopolis, CA….Copper Valley, LLC announces that on November 15th, 2018 it closed escrow on the entire Calaveras County real estate portfolio owned by Castle & Cooke. The acquisition included the Saddle Creek Golf Resort (www.saddlecreekresort.com), a semi-private golf club and residential community located in the picturesque Sierra Foothills, the Copperopolis Town Square a partially completed […]

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