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 […]

This Saturday, Dec 1st it’s HECTOR at The Lucky Penny for Camp Fire Relief

This Saturday, Dec 1st it’s HECTOR at The Lucky Penny for Camp Fire Relief

Murphys, CA…This Saturday, December 1st don’t miss HECTOR Live at the Lucky Penny! This will be their last stop in CA for 2018. All monies to go to the Paradise Rotary Club to help in Camp Fire Relief. The Band is fast & brash, ala the Ramones, Green Day, Dick Dale. Eric Walle and Tom […]

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 […]

Calaveras County Reaches Settlement Agreement with PG&E of $25,400,000 for 2015 Butte Fire Damages

Calaveras County Reaches Settlement Agreement with PG&E of $25,400,000 for 2015 Butte Fire Damages

San Andreas, CA…Today, the Calaveras County Board of Supervisors agreed to settle the County’s claims against PG&E for damages suffered as a result of the 2015 Butte Fire. After more than two and a half years of information exchange, expert analysis, litigation, and mediation, both PG&E and the County have accepted a “mediator’s proposal” of […]

The Ban Slam: State Numbers Reveal a Damaged Calaveras Economy ~ David Kevin Sweet and Prapanna Smith.

The Ban Slam: State Numbers Reveal a Damaged Calaveras Economy ~ David Kevin Sweet and Prapanna Smith.

San Andreas, CA…What was the effect of three Supervisors exiling 1000 workers representing 16% of the Calaveras County workforce without even a plan to replace those jobs? Except for in touristdriven downtown Murphys, exiling those missing customers spelled R-E-C-E-S-S-I-O-N throughout the county. Data available from the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration (formerly, Board […]

Economy Roars On with 250,000 Jobs Added in October. Health Care, Manufacturing & Construction Lead the Way!

Economy Roars On with 250,000 Jobs Added in October.  Health Care, Manufacturing & Construction Lead the Way!

Washington, DC…Total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 250,000 in October, and the unemployment rate was unchanged at 3.7 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Job gains occurred in health care, in manufacturing, in construction, and in transportation and warehousing. __________________________________________________________________________________ | | | Hurricane Michael | | | | Hurricane Michael made […]

St. Matthew’s Donates $2,500 & Holding New Equipment Fundraiser for San Andreas Fire

St. Matthew’s Donates $2,500 & Holding New Equipment Fundraiser for San Andreas Fire

San Andreas, CA…St Matthew’s started off the fundraising by donating $2,500 to the San Andreas Fire Department. They will also be holding a fundraiser is Nov. 10th From noon to 7pm (They will stay longer if they have people still coming in) The location will be St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church 414 Oak Street San Andreas. […]

Gross Domestic Product, 3rd quarter 2018 Advance Estimate of 3.5% Growth

Gross Domestic Product, 3rd quarter 2018 Advance Estimate of 3.5% Growth

Suitland, MD…From the Bureau of Economic Analysis…Real gross domestic product (GDP) increased at an annual rate of 3.5 percent in the third quarter of 2018, according to the “advance” estimate released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis. In the second quarter, real GDP increased 4.2 percent. The Bureau emphasized that the third-quarter advance estimate released […]

Record Mega Millions Jackpot Won in South Carolina

Record Mega Millions Jackpot Won in South Carolina

Simpsonville, SC…The Mega Millions jackpot was finally won on Tuesday night, and a single lucky ticket holder in South Carolina can claim a tremendous lottery jackpot – $1.537 billion ($878 million cash). The winning numbers for October 23 are the white balls the white balls 5, 28, 62, 65 and 70, plus the gold Mega […]

Economic Policy Institute Report Says China Cost 3.4 Million U.S. Jobs Between 2001 and 2017. 562,500 Jobs Lost in Calif.

Economic Policy Institute Report Says China Cost 3.4 Million U.S. Jobs Between 2001 and 2017.  562,500 Jobs Lost in Calif.

Washington, DC…What follows is a few paragraphs from a new report from the Economic Policy Institute. Click the logo below for full report…”The United States has a massive trade deficit with China. The growth of the U.S. trade deficit with China, which has increased by more than $100 billion since the beginning of the Great […]

USA Regains Top Stop in Global Competitiveness Index

USA Regains Top Stop in Global Competitiveness Index

Geneva, Switzerland, 17 October 2018 – The changing nature of economic competitiveness in a world that is becoming increasingly transformed by new, digital technologies is creating a new set of challenges for governments and businesses, which collectively run the risk of having a negative impact on future growth and productivity. This is the key finding […]

Historic Sears Company Files for Bankruptcy, Plans to Continue Operations

Historic Sears Company Files for Bankruptcy, Plans to Continue Operations

Hoffman Estates, IL…Sears Holdings Corporation (“Holdings,” “we,” “our,” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: SHLD) today announced a series of actions to position the Company to establish a sustainable capital structure, continue streamlining its operating model and grow profitably for the long term. To facilitate these actions, the Company and certain of its subsidiaries have filed voluntary […]

Another Rough Day For Wall Street

Another Rough Day For Wall Street

New York, NY…It was another gloomy day for the markets as the Dow was down sharply again today. The Dow dropped another 546 points to add to the recent losses. Rising interest rates, heavy selling overseas and more lead the market down.

San Andreas Rotary Donates $5,000 to Support “Meals on Wheels”

San Andreas Rotary Donates $5,000 to Support “Meals on Wheels”

San Andreas Rotary presents a check for $5,000 to CGSS (Common Ground Senior Services) to benefit their “Meals on Wheels Program” for Calaveras County. Accepting the donation is Kathi Toepel & Elizabeth Thompson. San Andreas Rotary started with several informal meetings letting the community know that we wanted to start a club. Many community members […]

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 […]

Gross Domestic Product, 2nd quarter 2018 (third estimate); Corporate Profits, 2nd quarter 2018 (revised estimate)

Gross Domestic Product, 2nd quarter 2018 (third estimate); Corporate Profits, 2nd quarter 2018 (revised estimate)

Washington, DC…Real gross domestic product (GDP) increased at an annual rate of 4.2 percent in the second quarter of 2018 (table 1), according to the “third” estimate released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis. In the first quarter, real GDP increased 2.2 percent. The GDP estimate released today is based on more complete source data […]

President Trump on Additional Tariffs on $267 Billion of Imports from China

President Trump on Additional Tariffs on $267 Billion of Imports from China

Washington, DC…Today, following seven weeks of public notice, hearings, and extensive opportunities for comment, I directed the United States Trade Representative (USTR) to proceed with placing additional tariffs on roughly $200 billion of imports from China. The tariffs will take effect on September 24, 2018, and be set at a level of 10 percent until […]

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