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 […]

Rep. McClintock and House Republicans Welcome Executive Action on Western Water

Rep. McClintock and House Republicans Welcome Executive Action on Western Water

Scottsdale, AZ…House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (CA-23) and Representatives Devin Nunes (CA-22), David G. Valadao (CA-21), Jeff Denham (CA-10), Ken Calvert (CA-42), Tom McClintock (CA-4), and Doug LaMalfa (CA-1) released the following statement today on President Trump’s executive memorandum on western water: “The President’s announcement is an immense relief for the farmers and families of […]

President Trump at Signing of Presidential Memorandum to Promote the Reliable Supply and Delivery of Water in the West

President Trump at Signing of Presidential Memorandum to Promote the Reliable Supply and Delivery of Water in the West

Scottsdale, AZ…So this is a big day for the Central Valley, California. And I want to thank everybody for being here. This is a vital action. In my opinion, it’s vital to improve access to water in the American West. What’s happened there is disgraceful. They’ve taken it away. There’s so much water, they don’t […]

CTC Allocates More Than Half a Billion Dollars to Safety, Congestion Relief and Road Improvement Projects Including Some in Alpine, Amador & Tuolumne

CTC Allocates More Than Half a Billion Dollars to Safety, Congestion Relief and Road Improvement Projects Including Some in Alpine, Amador & Tuolumne

Sacramento, CA…Caltrans announced today that the California Transportation Commission allocated $669 million for more than 100 projects, funded by or at least partly by Senate Bill 1 (SB 1), the Road Repair and Accountability Act of 2017. “This allocation builds on a year of funding approvals that have allowed us to move more than $15 […]

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 […]

Before I Die Forum is Sunday, October 21st from 1 – 5pm in San Andreas

Before I Die Forum is Sunday, October 21st from 1 – 5pm in San Andreas

San Andreas, CA…“Our culture simply does not know what to think about death,” says noted author on death and dying issues, Rob Moll. “Through medicine and science, we know more about death and how to forestall it than ever before. Yet, we know very little about caring for a dying person. We don’t know what […]

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 […]

MIcrosoft Co-Founder Paul G. Allen Has Passed Away from Cancer at 65

MIcrosoft Co-Founder Paul G. Allen Has Passed Away from Cancer at 65

Seattle, CA…October 15, 2018 – The following statements were released today by Vulcan Inc. on behalf of the Allen Family, Vulcan Inc. and the Paul G. Allen network. It is with deep sadness that we announce the death of our founder Paul G. Allen, co-founder of Microsoft and noted technologist, philanthropist, community builder, conservationist, musician […]

Reminder that Wines on Main is Today in Mokelumne Hill

Reminder that Wines on Main is Today in Mokelumne Hill

Mokelumne Hill, CA…Wine, Food and Music on Main Street in Mokelumne Hill. $25 per person: Includes one of a kind hand painted wine glass! Free shuttle service from Wendell’s parking lot provided by Common Ground Senior Services. Wines on Main Today at 3 PM – 6 PM Calaveras County Chamber of Commerce 7 Main Street, […]

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.

CCWD Board Names Jeffrey Meyer Interim General Manager

CCWD Board Names Jeffrey Meyer Interim General Manager

San Andreas, CA…At the October 10 Board meeting, the Calaveras County Water District Board of Directors named Jeffrey Meyer as interim general manager, effective Monday October 15. Meyer is currently the Director of Administrative Services for CCWD and has been with the District for the past 10 years. The general manager position is being vacated […]

Bret Harte UHSD Hiring Bus Drivers

Bret Harte UHSD Hiring Bus Drivers

Angels Camp, CA…Bret Harte UHSD: Accepting applications for Bus Driver (Training available if interested). Valid Class B/Passenger Endorsement/Current DMV Phys/CHP Spec. Cert; 3.5 hrs p/day $17.78-$20.45 p/hr. DOE. Closing date: Until filled. Apply online: www.bhuhsd-ca.schoolloop.com or call (209) 736-8340. “EOE.”

Lumberjack Day Parade 2018! We Have Full Video & Photos of Every Entry!

Lumberjack Day Parade 2018!  We Have Full Video & Photos of Every Entry!

West Point, CA…Lumberjack Day takes place on the first Saturday in October and celebrates the history and traditions of the Calaveras County lumber industry. Lumberjack Day includes a parade and car show, vendors, lumberjack competitions including big timbers, chainsaws, and axes! There are activities for the kids and food and fun for the whole family!

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 […]

The Frog is Back at Signal Service in Angels Camp

The Frog is Back at Signal Service in Angels Camp

Angels Camp, CA…Having relocated back to Angels Camp, Signal Service recently completed its sign on the side of its new Cornerstone Building home. Owners Will, Mark and Andy Wilson were thrilled to be able to resurrect the original ‘frog logo’ that had been replaced some time ago. Speaking about the new 10’ X 12’ sign […]

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