It’s Still Not Too Late to Claim Your Earned Income Tax Credit!

It’s Still Not Too Late to Claim Your Earned Income Tax Credit!

Tuolumne, Calaveras & Amador Counties….It’s Still Not Too Late to Claim Your Earned Income Tax Credit! The Amador Tuolumne Community Action Agency (ATCAA), was created in 1981 as a public, nonprofit entity through a joint powers agreement between the two counties of Amador and Tuolumne, vested with the responsibility of improving the lives of residents […]

Jobs Report Falls Short of Projections as Only 75,000 New Jobs Created in May

Jobs Report Falls Short of Projections as Only 75,000 New Jobs Created in May

Washington, DC…Total nonfarm payroll employment edged up in May (+75,000), and the unemployment rate remained at 3.6 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Employment continued to trend up in professional and business services and in health care. This news release presents statistics from two monthly surveys. The household survey measures labor force […]

Interested In Purchasing A Home? Call Judy Today for a Personal Consultation!

Interested In Purchasing A Home?  Call Judy Today for a Personal Consultation!

Arnold, CA…Judy Bettencourt purchased a home in Blue Lake Springs in 2004 and decided to make it her full time residence in 2008. Judy has been helping clients with homeownership since 1998. Besides her desire to help people with their dream of home ownership, she has a passion for the outdoors and enjoys hiking and […]

Wintercreek Foundation Donates $10,000 for Youth Mentoring!

Wintercreek Foundation Donates $10,000 for Youth Mentoring!

Murphys, CA…The Calaveras Mentoring Foundation has received a $10,000 grant from the Wintercreek Foundation. “We are honored and inspired by the continued support of the Wintercreek Foundation,” said Calaveras Mentoring Foundation President Donna Shannon. “The folks at Wintercreek truly understand our kids’ needs and how important their grants are to our nonprofit and education communities.” […]

Visit Tuolumne County Celebrated National Travel and Tourism Week in a BIG Way & Revealed $264.2 Million in 2018 Tourism Spending

Visit Tuolumne County Celebrated National Travel and Tourism Week in a BIG Way & Revealed $264.2 Million in 2018 Tourism Spending

Sonora, CA…Formerly known as the Tuolumne County Visitors Bureau, the private, non-profit corporation opted for a business name change to coincide with National Travel and Tourism Week. Now doing business as Visit Tuolumne County, CEO and President Lisa Mayo comments, “We are now doing business as Visit Tuolumne County. Not only does this keep up […]

Independent Legal Document Assistance is Ready to Serve Calaveras & Surrounding Counties

Independent Legal Document Assistance is Ready to Serve Calaveras & Surrounding Counties

Arnold, CA…Located in beautiful Calaveras County, Independent Legal Document Assistance serves all of Calaveras and the surrounding counties. Independent Legal’s services include document preparation, court filing, court/county clerk research, process serving, and mobile notary. About Owner Cara Burkdall – Cara’s experience with legal documents and processes stems from her years of working as a court […]

Mark Twain Medical Center Announces Availability of Community Grant Funding

Mark Twain Medical Center Announces Availability of Community Grant Funding

San Andreas, CA…Mark Twain Medical Center, (MTMC) through its affiliation with Dignity Health, has announced the opening of the 2020 Dignity Health Community Grants Program. Each grant program candidate must submit a letter of intent by the June 28th deadline in order to be considered. Applicants must be a 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization or have […]

Calaveras Tourism Leaps to $205.3 Million in 2018

Calaveras Tourism Leaps to $205.3 Million in 2018

Angels Camp, CA…This week, Dean Runyan published its tourism numbers compiled for Visit California, and we showed a healthy pattern of continued growth for our tourism economy in Calaveras County.  Calaveras Tourism is an economic heavy hitter. Preliminary data for 2018 shows an increase of 5% from $195.5 million to $205.3 million in overall tourism […]

1040 Postmortem: Making Sense of Your Taxes and Withholding ~From Brian J. Tewksbury

1040 Postmortem: Making Sense of Your Taxes and Withholding  ~From Brian J. Tewksbury

Murphys, CA…The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), which passed in December 2017, made fundamental changes to the U.S. tax code, and 2018 returns were the first time most taxpayers could see the practical impact of these changes. In an April 2019 Gallup poll, 43% of Americans said they were unsure how the new tax […]

Strong April Jobs Report…263,000 New Jobs, Unemployment 3.6%

Strong April Jobs Report…263,000 New Jobs, Unemployment 3.6%

Washington, DC…Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 263,000 in April, and the unemployment rate declined to 3.6 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Notable job gains occurred in professional and business services, construction, health care, and social assistance. This news release presents statistics from two monthly surveys. The household survey measures labor […]

A Dose of Reality Gets Local Students “On-The-Right-Track”

A Dose of Reality Gets Local Students “On-The-Right-Track”

San Andreas & Angels Camp, CA…High school seniors from both Bret Harte and Calaveras High Schools got a taste of adult life last week during the Second Annual “On the Right Track” program sponsored by the Calaveras Chamber of Commerce. The program is one-day event that brings students and the community together to equip students […]

Gross Domestic Product, First Quarter 2019 Advance Estimate at Strong 3.2%

Gross Domestic Product, First Quarter 2019 Advance Estimate at Strong 3.2%

Washington, DC…Real gross domestic product (GDP) increased at an annual rate of 3.2 percent in the first quarter of 2019 (table 1), according to the “advance” estimate released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis. In the fourth quarter of 2018, real GDP increased 2.2 percent. The increase in real GDP in the first quarter reflected […]

Please Help Spread the Word to Help a Local Family ~ By Ciera Brooks

Please Help Spread the Word to Help a Local Family ~ By Ciera Brooks

San Andreas, CA…This San Andreas family has just found out their son has a rare and terminal disorder. He doesn’t qualify for treatments at Stanford as his condition is too far progressed! With the sudden amount of appointments, therapies, and possibly traveling for experimental treatments – they need help in a big way and I […]

San Andreas Rotary is Providing a Big Impact on Their Community

San Andreas Rotary is Providing a Big Impact on Their Community

San Andreas, CA…San Andreas Rotary started with several informal meetings letting the community know that we wanted to start a club. Many community members agreed that this would be the perfect fit. We chartered our club on July 10th 2017. We then needed to search for a place to meet. We finally landed at the […]

Independent Legal Document Assistance is Ready to Serve Calaveras & Surrounding Counties

Independent Legal Document Assistance is Ready to Serve Calaveras & Surrounding Counties

Arnold, CA…Located in beautiful Calaveras County, Independent Legal Document Assistance serves all of Calaveras and the surrounding counties. Independent Legal’s services include document preparation, court filing, court/county clerk research, process serving, and mobile notary. About Owner Cara Burkdall – Cara’s experience with legal documents and processes stems from her years of working as a court […]

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