San Andreas Rotary’s Drive Thru Rib Dinner is September 19th

San Andreas Rotary’s Drive Thru Rib Dinner is September 19th

San Andreas, CA…Come join us on September 19th for a homestyle drive thru cook out at the Treats parking lot. Each meal comes with 3 – 4 mouthwatering delicious BBQ pork ribs, a corn on the cob, bourbon & bacon baked beans and, homemade cornbread. There will be live music while you wait in your […]

Mark Twain Medical Center Names Dr. Pardeep Athwal as New Chief Medical Officer

Mark Twain Medical Center Names Dr. Pardeep Athwal as New Chief Medical Officer

San Andreas, CA…Pardeep Athwal, MD, MBA began serving as Dignity Health Mark Twain Medical Centers Chief Medical Officer (CMO) on September 14th. Dr. Athwal received his Doctor of Medicine at the St. George’s University School of Medicine. He completed his Internal Medicine Internship at the University Hospital of Brooklyn followed by his Diagnostic Radiology residency […]

Bret Harte High School District Now Hiring for Special Education Inclusion Paraprofessional

Bret Harte High School District Now Hiring for Special Education Inclusion Paraprofessional

Angels Camp, CA…Under the direct supervision of the Special Education Teacher/Case-Manager, classroom teacher(s), and School Site Administrators/Principal, the Inclusion Paraprofessional will perform necessary duties to assist in the planning and implementation of a program for special needs children in both special education and inclusive settings. The full description is below… Bret Harte Union High School […]

Your Experienced Behavior Health Staff Awaits at Mark Twain Medical Center

Your Experienced Behavior Health Staff Awaits at Mark Twain Medical Center

San Andreas, CA…We believe in understanding and caring for the whole person. Our experienced staff is committed to providing compassionate and quality care, in an atmosphere enabling communication, trust, and personal growth to residents in our rural communities. Diana Peck, LCSW, Therapist James Dalton Medical Office 590 Stanislaus Ave., Angels Camp Karen Karam, LCSW, Therapist […]

Bret Harte Junior/Senior Post Secondary Virtual Planning Night is October 5th

Bret Harte Junior/Senior Post Secondary Virtual Planning Night is October 5th

Angels Camp, CA…Bret Harte High School would like all junior and seniors and their parents to attend a live virtual post-secondary planning night on October 5, 2020 at 6 pm. Guest speakers from the University of California, the California State University, California Community Colleges, Western Undergraduate Exchange Program, Private Colleges of California, Mother Lode Educational […]

Mark Twain Medical Center (MTMC) Foundation Volunteers Award $1500 in Adult Scholarship to area local Nursing Student

Mark Twain Medical Center (MTMC) Foundation Volunteers Award $1500 in Adult Scholarship to area local Nursing Student

San Andreas, CA…The MTMC Foundation Volunteers have awarded Calaveras resident and Nursing student Hayley Litzenberg $1500 to continue her education towards completing Nursing School. “On behalf of the MTMC Hospital Foundation Volunteers, it was our honor to present Hailey with the 2020 Adult Scholarship on August 13, 2020,” commented Scholarship committee chair and Volunteer Sandy […]

Census Bureau Reports that Household Income Was Highest Ever at $68,703 in 2019.

Census Bureau Reports that Household Income Was Highest Ever at $68,703 in 2019.

Washington, DC…The U.S. median household income was $68,703 in 2019, 6.8% higher than in 2018, according to U.S. Census Bureau statistics released today. That’s the highest median U.S. household income since they began recording it. But the COVID-19 pandemic affected who responded , potentially biasing the estimate upward. So, was household income last year really […]

Governor Newsom Signs Bill Eliminating Barriers that Block Former Inmate Fire Crews from Becoming Career Firefighters After Serving their Sentences

Governor Newsom Signs Bill Eliminating Barriers that Block Former Inmate Fire Crews from Becoming Career Firefighters After Serving their Sentences

Oroville, CA…At the site of the North Complex Fire, Governor Newsom signed AB 2147, a bill that eliminates barriers that prevent former inmate fire crews from pursuing a career as a firefighter once they served their time. Authored by Assemblymember Eloise Gomez Reyes, the bill allows nonviolent offenders who have fought fires as members of […]

Five local Community Leaders Appointed to Mark Twain Medical Center Community Board

Five local Community Leaders Appointed to Mark Twain Medical Center Community Board

San Andreas, CA…Five new community members have recently been appointed to serve on the Mark Twain Medical Centers (MTMC) Community Board. The mission and purpose of the MTMC Hospital Community Board is: (a) provide local oversight of quality of care delivered in the local hospital; (b) oversee medical staff functions; and (c) to provide advice […]

Public Safety Power Shutoff Update: Patrols Begin at Daybreak as PG&E Issues Weather ‘All Clear’

Public Safety Power Shutoff Update: Patrols Begin at Daybreak as PG&E Issues Weather ‘All Clear’

San Francisco, CA…This morning, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) electric crews will start patrolling in the air, in vehicles and on foot nearly all the power lines that were de-energized starting on Monday for the Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) event. Once lines are inspected and found free of damage or hazards, PG&E can […]

PG&E Turns Off Power for Safety to Approximately 172,000 Customers in 22 Counties in Sierra Foothills, Sacramento Valley, Northern Sierra and Elevated North Bay Terrain

PG&E Turns Off Power for Safety to Approximately 172,000 Customers in 22 Counties in Sierra Foothills, Sacramento Valley, Northern Sierra and Elevated North Bay Terrain

San Francisco, CA…Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) confirmed this morning that customers in the Sierra Foothills, Northern Sierra and elevated North Bay terrain who were notified of an impending Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) are now without power. The PSPS event is affecting approximately 172,000 customers in 22 counties: Alpine, Amador, Butte, Calaveras, El […]

The Latest on PSPS Outages from Calaveras OES, 13,072 PG&E Customers Included

The Latest on PSPS Outages from Calaveras OES,  13,072 PG&E Customers Included

San Andreas, CA…The latest from county OES….”We’ve received the latest potential outage area maps from PG&E, and have learned that the Communities of Murphys, Douglas Flat, Vallecito, and the area between Camp Connell to the County line are now INCLUDED in the 13,072 PG&E Customers that may be affected by the potential PSPS Event. The […]

Flex Alert in Effect for Next Two Days to Help Protect Power Grid Stability

Flex Alert in Effect for Next Two Days to Help Protect Power Grid Stability

Folsom, CA…Consumers should prepare for the likelihood of rotating electric outages. The California Independent System Operator (ISO) issued a statewide Flex Alert, a call for Californians to conserve electricity, to prevent or limit expected rotating power outages today. Flex Alerts are in effect from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. today and tomorrow to reduce strain […]

Sierra Pacific Industries California Forestlands Closed to Public Access Due to Extreme Wildfire Danger

Sierra Pacific Industries California Forestlands Closed to Public Access Due to Extreme Wildfire Danger

Anderson, CA – Due to extreme wildfire conditions and risk to lives and property, Sierra Pacific Industries (SPI) is closing its California forestlands to public access. This closure will begin Friday, Sept. 4, at 5 p.m. and remain in effect until further notice. “SPI takes its commitment to protecting our forest resources and public safety […]

PG&E Has Redesigned Community Resource Centers for Potential Public Safety Power Shutoff Events to Reflect COVID-19 Health Protocols

PG&E Has Redesigned Community Resource Centers for Potential Public Safety Power Shutoff Events to Reflect COVID-19 Health Protocols

San Francisco, CA…In preparing for the possible need to turn off power to prevent wildfires during severe weather, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) has adapted its Community Resource Center (CRC) planning to keep customers and communities safe during the COVID-19 pandemic while providing some essential services.  PG&E has sought feedback and is listening to […]

Market Month for August, 2020 ~ From Brian J Tewksbury

Market Month for August, 2020 ~ From Brian J Tewksbury

Murphys, CA…The Markets as of market close August 31, 2020. The positive run for stocks continued in August as the major market indexes regularly reached all-time highs. While investors remained bullish toward equities, it wasn’t always clear why. Although the economy is gradually picking up steam, it has a ways to go to reach its […]

Skyline Bear Valley Resort Names Tim Schimke as Director of Operations ~ Jonathan Reid, VP of Ski Resorts

Skyline Bear Valley Resort Names Tim Schimke as Director of Operations ~ Jonathan Reid, VP of Ski Resorts

Bear Valley, CA…I am very pleased to announce the appointment of Tim Schimke to the position of Director of Operations for Skyline Bear Valley Resort, effective August 24th , 2020. Tim will be responsible for the day to day operations of both the mountain and village components of the resort, while reporting directly to me. […]

Economic Liberties’ New Report Highlights Facebook & Google’s Damaging Effects on Local Communities

Economic Liberties’ New Report Highlights Facebook & Google’s Damaging Effects on Local Communities

Washington, D.C…Following the Antitrust Subcommittee’s remarkable hearing with the CEOs Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google, and as the Subcommittee prepares its final plan of action to take on big tech, the American Economic Liberties Project today released “Close to Home: How the Power of Facebook and Google Effects Local Communities.” Authored by Pat Garofalo, Economic Liberties’ […]

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