FDA Approves Comirnaty as First COVID-19 Vaccine

FDA Approves Comirnaty as First COVID-19 Vaccine

Silver Spring, MD…Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the first COVID-19 vaccine. The vaccine has been known as the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine, and will now be marketed as Comirnaty (koe-mir’-na-tee), for the prevention of COVID-19 disease in individuals 16 years of age and older. The vaccine also continues to be available under emergency […]

Governor Newsom Applauds July Jobs Report

Governor Newsom Applauds July Jobs Report

Sacramento, CA…Governor Gavin Newsom released the following statement regarding July jobs report, which showed that California added 114,400 new jobs last month, more new jobs than any other state. This follows 71,500 jobs created in June, 94,700 jobs created in May, 102,000 jobs created in April, 132,400 jobs created in March and 156,100 jobs created […]

AstraZeneca Therapeutic Trials Show 77% Reduced Risk of Symptomatic Covid

AstraZeneca Therapeutic Trials Show 77% Reduced Risk of Symptomatic Covid

Wilmington, DE…77% reduced risk of developing symptomatic COVID-19. First long-acting antibody combination to prevent COVID-19. Positive high-level results from the PROVENT Phase III pre-exposure prophylaxis trial showed AstraZeneca’s AZD7442 achieved a statistically significant reduction in the incidence of symptomatic COVID-19, the trial’s primary endpoint. AZD7442, a combination of two long-acting antibodies (LAAB), reduced the risk […]

Dignity Health and Anthem Reach New Agreement in California

Dignity Health and Anthem Reach New Agreement in California

San Andreas, CA…Dignity Health and Anthem Blue Cross (Anthem) announced that they have reached agreement on a new, multi-year contract that allows Anthem-insured patients to maintain in network access to Dignity Health services, facilities and providers. The new agreement is retroactive to July 15, the date the previous contract expired, and any care received since […]

Local Pro Choice Parents, Students & Community Members Addressed Bret Harte District Board

Local Pro Choice Parents, Students & Community Members Addressed Bret Harte District Board

Angels Camp, CA…As local school districts weigh virus concerns against personal freedoms a group of parents, students & community members demonstrated along Hwy 49 and then took their concerns inside to let the Bret Harte District Board know that they believe the health choices should be left up to the individuals. They told us before […]

SBA’s Elevating Small Business Series: Celebrating Rural Entrepreneurship with Live Online Panel

SBA’s Elevating Small Business Series: Celebrating Rural Entrepreneurship with Live Online Panel

Washington, DC…Rural-owned small business panel will discuss how to tap SBA’s economic relief programs to help entrepreneurs. SBA Celebrates Rural Entrepreneurship: The U.S. Small Business Administration will host a live online panel session to celebrate Rural Entrepreneurship with rural-owned small businesses as they share their small business stories and how they utilized SBA and U.S. Department of Agriculture […]

RCRC Approves Joint Powers Authority Formation to Advance Rural Broadband Development

RCRC Approves Joint Powers Authority Formation to Advance Rural Broadband Development

Sacramento, CA…The Board of Directors of the Rural County Representatives of California (RCRC) have authorized formation of the Golden State Connect Authority (GSCA), a joint powers authority, to advance rural broadband development. GSCA will be governed by elected Supervisors from rural counties that choose to join. The objective of GSCA is to increase access to […]

The 4th Annual San Andreas Rotary Wine, Cheese & Olive Festival is August 21st!!

The 4th Annual San Andreas Rotary Wine, Cheese & Olive Festival is August 21st!!

Valley Springs, CA…The 4th Annual San Andreas Rotary Wine, Cheese & Olive Festival is August 21st! Don’t Miss It!! Jim Bataglia of Mineral Wines – Best Red Wine WC&O 2019 Rob & Sheri Hendriks of Aloria Winery – Best White Wine WC&O 2019 Christine Moulton of Olive Crush Farms – Best Olive Oil WC&O 2019 […]

Retail Sales Lower in July than June as Recovery Slows

Retail Sales Lower in July than June as Recovery Slows

Washington, DC…Advance Estimates of U.S. Retail and Food Services Advance estimates of U.S. retail and food services sales for July 2021, adjusted for seasonal variation and holiday and trading-day differences, but not for price changes, were $617.7 billion, a decrease of 1.1 percent (±0.5 percent) from the previous month, but 15.8 percent (±0.7 percent) above […]

Historic Drought Impacting Entire Colorado River Basin

Historic Drought Impacting Entire Colorado River Basin

Boulder City, NV…The Bureau of Reclamation today released the Colorado River Basin August 2021 24-Month Study. This month’s study projections are used to set annual operations for Lake Powell and Lake Mead in 2022. Releases from these massive reservoirs are determined by anticipated reservoir elevations. Most of the flow of the Colorado River originates in […]

Inside View with Utica Water & Power’s Joel Metzger on Water, Power, Drought & Jobs

Inside View with Utica Water & Power’s Joel Metzger on Water, Power, Drought & Jobs

San Andreas, CA…Inside View is the long running public affairs program from Calaveras Community Television. In this episode Utica Water & Power Authority General Manager Joel Metzger lets us know on the latest at one of our local water and power companies. Joel talks about not only water and power but also drought issues that […]

Consumer Prices Soar in June! Energy up 23.8%, Used Vehicles up 41.7% & All Items up 5.4%

Consumer Prices Soar in June!  Energy up 23.8%, Used Vehicles up 41.7% & All Items up 5.4%

Washington, DC…The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) increased 0.5 percent in July on a seasonally adjusted basis after rising 0.9 percent in June, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Over the last 12 months, the all items index increased 5.4 percent before seasonal adjustment. The indexes for shelter, food, energy, […]

PG&E Briefs Financial Community on the Company’s 2021 Wildfire Mitigation Work and Future Infrastructure Plans

PG&E Briefs Financial Community on the Company’s 2021 Wildfire Mitigation Work and Future Infrastructure Plans

San Ramon, CA….Earlier today, operational and emergency response leaders from PG&E Corporation and Pacific Gas and Electric Company (together “PG&E”) briefed representatives from the financial community on the company’s progress on investing in electric and gas infrastructure that is safe, reliable and clean for customers in Northern and Central California. Approximately 150 members of the […]

Beth Childs/Genna Hurst Scholarship Awarded by Calaveras Community Foundation (CCF)

Beth Childs/Genna Hurst Scholarship Awarded by Calaveras Community Foundation (CCF)

Angels Camp, CA…The Beth E. Childs/Genna Hurst Renewable Scholarship administered by CCF was awarded recently. The 2021 CCF Scholarship Committee is proud to award this 4-year $4,000 renewable scholarship to Calaveras High School student, Karsyn Miller. The Childs/Hurst scholarship is awarded annually to a graduating student residing in the West Point/Wilseyville area. Karsyn has maintained […]

State Water Board Approves Emergency Curtailment Measures for Delta Watershed

State Water Board Approves Emergency Curtailment Measures for Delta Watershed

Sacramento, CA…With climate change-induced drought reducing water levels in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta to alarming lows, the State Water Resources Control Board today approved an emergency curtailment regulation with measures to preserve stored water to protect drinking water supplies, prevent salinity intrusion and minimize impacts to fisheries and the environment. The emergency regulation must be […]

The US Economy Added 943,000 Jobs in July & Unemployment Drops to 5.4%!

The US Economy Added 943,000 Jobs in July & Unemployment Drops to 5.4%!

Washington, DC…Nonfarm payroll employment increased by 943,000 in July, and the unemployment rate fell by 0.5 percentage point to 5.4 percent. Notable job gains occurred in leisure and hospitality, in local government, education, and in professional and business services. Reflecting the initial impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic on the labor market, job losses totaled […]

S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Index Reports Record High Annual Home Price Gain Of 16.6% In May

S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Index Reports Record High Annual Home Price Gain Of 16.6% In May

New York, NY…S&P Dow Jones Indices (S&P DJI) today released the latest results for the S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Indices, the leading measure of U.S. home prices. Data released today for May 2021 show that home prices continue to increase across the U.S. More than 27 years of history are available for the data series, and […]

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