Calaveras County Board of Supervisors Vote 5-0 to Adopt New General Plan After 13 Years of Delays ~ John Hamilton

Calaveras County Board of Supervisors Vote 5-0 to Adopt New General Plan After 13 Years of Delays ~ John Hamilton

San Andreas, CA…This morning at the Calaveras county board of supervisors meeting the supervisors voted 5-0 to adopt a new general plan for Calaveras county. It has been since 2006 or 13 years since Calaveras county has had a functional general plan process. In the last 13 years there have been millions spent on consulting […]

Shop Local at Gateway Press, “We Put Ink on Stuff!”!

Shop Local at Gateway Press, “We Put Ink on Stuff!”!

Murphys, CA…Gateway Press is a commercial screen printing company that was established by Walt Markus in 1981. We have in house Graphic Artists and all the printing facilities to do Bumper Sticker, Signs, Decals, Metals and other substrates. Along with our “Flat Bed” printing equipment we also do Textile printing and Offset paper stock printing. […]

Independent Legal in Angels Camp is Ready to Serve Your Legal Document Needs

Independent Legal in Angels Camp is Ready to Serve Your Legal Document Needs

Angels Camp, CA…Located in beautiful Calaveras County, Independent Legal offers document assistance, which includes document preparation (court forms, deeds, estate planning, etc.), court filing, research, document retrieval, process serving and notary services. Our services are available throughout Calaveras County and the surrounding areas. Independent Legal will still be offering mobile services in Calaveras County and […]

Let Uniquity Builders Set You Free From PG&E’s Power Outages! Call 209.772.9200

Let Uniquity Builders Set You Free From PG&E’s Power Outages!  Call 209.772.9200

Valley Springs, CA…We’ll help you pick the best generator that fits your lifestyle and your budget! A generator home backup system is the answer to your frustrating power outages. If you’re looking for a licensed, insured electrician who has the knowledge and expertise to take care of all your electrical needs, you’ve come to the […]

Beth Martinez named Stanislaus National Forest Deputy Supervisor

Beth Martinez named Stanislaus National Forest Deputy Supervisor

Sonora, CA…Beth Martinez, formerly the public service staff officer for the Stanislaus National Forest, was named Deputy Forest Supervisor, Forest Supervisor Jason Kuiken announced. Martinez has more than 30 years’ experience with the U.S. Forest Service, two-thirds of which has been with the Stanislaus NF. The other third included positions on the Gallatin NF in […]

Former Twitter Employees Charged as Acting as Illegal Agents of Saudi Arabia

Former Twitter Employees Charged as Acting as Illegal Agents of Saudi Arabia

San Francisco, CA…Ali Alzabarah, Ahmad Abouammo, and Ahmed Almutairi, aka Ahmed Aljbreen, were charged for their respective roles in accessing private information in the accounts of certain Twitter users and providing that information to officials of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Abouammo was arrested in Seattle, Washington, on Nov. 5, 2019. All three defendants are […]

Kioti Tractors & Off Road Vehicles from A1 Sharpening in San Andreas Give Your Dirt Some Love!

Kioti Tractors & Off Road Vehicles from A1 Sharpening in San Andreas  Give Your Dirt Some Love!

San Andreas, CA…A-1 has been Serving Calaveras county, central California valley and surrounding areas since 2007. They offer full service repair and sales of tractors, mowers, trimmers, chainsaws, logsplitters, generators and rototillers. In addition, they provide sharpening service for chainsaws, mower blades and circular saw blades. They are located at 660 E. St. Charles St, […]

Economy Created 128,000 New Jobs in October & Some Prior Numbers Revised Up

Economy Created 128,000 New Jobs in October & Some Prior Numbers Revised Up

Washington, DC…Total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 128,000 in October, and the unemployment rate was little changed at 3.6 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Notable job gains occurred in food services and drinking places, social assistance, and financial activities. Within manufacturing, employment in motor vehicles and parts decreased due to strike […]

Could a Health Savings Account Help Strengthen Your Retirement Plan? ~ From Brian J. Tewksbury

Could a Health Savings Account Help Strengthen Your Retirement Plan?  ~ From Brian J. Tewksbury

Murphys, CA…By one estimate, a 65-year-old couple who retire in 2019 may need about $300,000 in savings to pay their health-care expenses in retirement. This includes premiums for Medicare Parts B and D, supplemental (Medigap) insurance, and median out-of-pocket prescription drug expenses, but not other health expenses such as long-term care, dental care, and eye […]

The Steps to Kick Cancer Luncheon Brought the Community Together Against Cancer!

The Steps to Kick Cancer Luncheon Brought the Community Together Against Cancer!

San Andreas, CA…The Steps to Kick Cancer Luncheon was held last week on the campus of Mark Twain Medical Center.  Breast cancer survivor Tina Macuha, “Good Day Sacramento” host headlined the event. She gave a moving testimony of how on April 2009, she shared her breast cancer story on the show. Recently marking her tenth […]

Three Words Sum Up the Soon End of PG&E, Technological Determinism & Goodwill ~ by John Hamilton

Three Words Sum Up the Soon End of PG&E, Technological Determinism & Goodwill ~ by John Hamilton

Arnold, CA….Over the last few days one question has consumed us during the PSPS Outages & Kincade Fire debacles. Can PG&E survive this? No matter how we did our calculations financial, marketplace and political the answer was always no. We believe the highest revenue point PG&E will ever have was this past summer and over […]

Oct. 29 PSPS Update: PG&E Begins Shutting Power Off for 597,000 Customers; Approximately 400,000 Customers from Oct. 26 PSPS Remain Impacted

Oct. 29 PSPS Update: PG&E Begins Shutting Power Off for 597,000 Customers; Approximately 400,000 Customers from Oct. 26 PSPS Remain Impacted

San Francisco, CA…Due to a widespread dry, offshore wind event on Tuesday, Oct. 29, through midday Wednesday, Oct. 30, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) confirmed today that it is in the process of implementing a Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) to approximately 597,000 customers in Northern and Southern Sierra, North Bay, Bay Area, Santa […]

PG&E Restores 57% of Customers Impacted by PG&E’s PSPS Outages While Preparing to Turn Off Power Again

PG&E Restores 57% of Customers Impacted by PG&E’s PSPS Outages While Preparing to Turn Off Power Again

San Francisco, CA…PG&E reported Monday (Oct. 28) evening that it had restored approximately 57% of the 970,000 customers who had their power turned off for safety as part of a Public Safety Power Shutoff that began Oct. 26. As of 10 p.m. today, about 556,400 customers had been restored in portions of the following counties: […]

Public Safety Power Shutdown (PSPS) County Transfer Station Operations Reduced Hours

Public Safety Power Shutdown (PSPS) County Transfer Station Operations Reduced Hours

San Andreas, CA…Gambi Disposal Inc. contracts with the County of Calaveras to operate the six County owned transfer stations plus the Red Hill Annex which accepts yard waste. The six transfer stations include: Transfer Station • Red Hill • Red Hill Annex • Avery • San Andreas • Copperopolis • Wilseyville • Paloma. With the […]

Safety Inspections, Restoration Work Underway for All Counties Impacted by Oct. 26 Historic Wind Event

Safety Inspections, Restoration Work Underway for All Counties Impacted by Oct. 26 Historic Wind Event

San Francisco, CA…Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) continues to restore customers impacted by the Oct. 26 Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS), as it works to prepare for an additional shutoff planned to begin Tuesday, Oct. 29. Updates on Oct. 26 PSPS: As of 4:30 p.m. today, more than 325,000 customers had been restored. Crews […]

PG&E Issues “All-Clear” for October 26th PSPS Event

PG&E Issues “All-Clear” for October 26th PSPS Event

San Francisco, CA…From PG&E…”Weather “all-clear” issued for 10/26 #PSPS event – 6k team members conducting inspections on equipt & working safely and as quickly as possible to make repairs where needed & restore power to customers. We are monitoring weather & defining scope for potential 10/29 PSPS event.”

PG&E is Monitoring a Third Consecutive Severe Wind Event for Tuesday and Wednesday that Could Impact Nearly 32 Counties Across Northern and Central California

PG&E is Monitoring a Third Consecutive Severe Wind Event for Tuesday and Wednesday that Could Impact Nearly 32 Counties Across Northern and Central California

San Francisco, CA…Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) announced today that its meteorological and operations teams in its Emergency Operations Center continue to monitor a new, potentially widespread, strong and dry wind event forecasted for Tuesday morning through midday Wednesday for Northern California. The weather system is forecast to impact Kern County late Tuesday night […]

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