Slight Uptick in Jobless Claims to 6,648,000 for Latest Week

Slight Uptick in Jobless Claims to 6,648,000 for Latest Week

Washington, DC…The COVID-19 virus continues to impact the number of initial claims. Nearly every state providing comments cited the COVID-19 virus. States continued to identify increases related to the services industries broadly, again led by accommodation and food services. However, state comments indicated a wider impact across industries. Many states continued to cite the health […]

Live Virtual Tasting Tonight At Newsome Harlow

Live Virtual Tasting Tonight At Newsome Harlow

Murphys, CA…Hi friends, don’t forget to join Scott and Sydney Klann tonight at 6pm for our first live virtual tasting event. HOW TO PARTICIPATE: Join us on the Newsome Harlow Wines Facebook page Join us via our website at nhvino.com/watch We are open at the winery (not tasting room) seven days a week from 10am-5pm for all […]

Essential Travel Only in Calaveras County & Recreation Areas Closed

Essential Travel Only in Calaveras County & Recreation Areas Closed

San Andreas & Angels Camp, CA…In accordance with the Governor’s Stay at Home order and the statement from Calaveras County Sheriff Rick DiBasilio made today, the Calaveras County Office of Emergency Services in partnership with the City of Angels is requesting visitors to Calaveras County suspend travel plans until the State order is lifted. Honoring […]

Senate Republican Leader Says Governor’s Latest Water Restrictions Could Harm Food Supply

Senate Republican Leader Says Governor’s Latest Water Restrictions Could Harm Food Supply

Sacramento, CA…Senate Republican Leader Shannon Grove (R-Bakersfield) issued the following statement after Governor Newsom’s administration released its Incidental Take Permit (ITP) which will govern water delivery within the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta for the California State Water Project (SWP). Included in the ITP are provisions which will reduce water supply for Kern County and other regions: […]

Governor Newsom Announces Agreement Between Teachers, Classified Employees and School System Management to Support Student Instruction During COVID-19 Outbreak

Governor Newsom Announces Agreement Between Teachers, Classified Employees and School System Management to Support Student Instruction During COVID-19 Outbreak

Sacramento, CA…Governor Gavin Newsom today announced a major agreement between teachers, classified employees, school boards, superintendents, and principals to work together to provide distance learning to California’s students as a result of school closures due to mitigation efforts against the COVID-19 outbreak. The agreement means more kids will be able to get school resources, such […]

State Superintendent Tony Thurmond on 2019-20 School Year Amid Current School Safety Concerns

State Superintendent Tony Thurmond on 2019-20 School Year Amid Current School Safety Concerns

Sacramento, CA…State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond released a statement Tuesday regarding the 2019-20 school year. “Due to the current safety concerns and needs for ongoing social distancing, it currently appears that our students will not be able to return to school campuses before the end of the school year. In order to allow […]

Distance Learning for the Remainder of the 2019-20 School Year for all Calaveras Schools

Distance Learning for the Remainder of the 2019-20 School Year for all Calaveras Schools

Angels Camp – “Based upon the statements from Governor Newsom and the letter from State Superintendent of Public Instruction Thurmond on March 31, 2020, we are looking at the reality that school campuses will not be reopening for standard operations for the remainder of the school year. It is important to understand we are not […]

Dignity Health Offers Free Virtual Urgent Care Visits for Patients Experiencing COVID-19 Symptoms

Dignity Health Offers Free Virtual Urgent Care Visits for Patients Experiencing COVID-19 Symptoms

San Andreas, CA….Dignity Health Mark Twain Medical Center today announced the launch of a free virtual urgent care service, Virtual Care Anywhere, for anyone in our community experiencing mild to moderate symptoms of the new coronavirus. Virtual urgent care visits are being encouraged as an initial care option for anyone who would like to discuss […]

MIT-Based Team Works on Rapid Deployment of Open-Source, Low-Cost Ventilator

MIT-Based Team Works on Rapid Deployment of Open-Source, Low-Cost Ventilator

Cambridge, MA…One of the most pressing shortages facing hospitals during the Covid-19 emergency is a lack of ventilators. These machines can keep patients breathing when they no longer can on their own, and they can cost around $30,000 each. Now, a rapidly assembled volunteer team of engineers, physicians, computer scientists, and others, centered at MIT, […]

COVID-19 Economic Impact Payments: What you need to know

COVID-19 Economic Impact Payments: What you need to know

Washington, DC… The Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service today announced that distribution of economic impact payments will begin in the next three weeks and will be distributed automatically, with no action required for most people. However, some seniors and others who typically do not file returns will need to submit a simple tax […]

What the CARES Act Means for You ~ from Sabrina Julian

What the CARES Act Means for You ~ from Sabrina Julian

Murphys, CA…The coronavirus pandemic has affected virtually every facet of American life and severely impacted the markets and economy. Congress and the federal government have acted to help individuals and businesses get through this difficult time. Most recently, President Trump signed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES) on March 27, 2020. The […]

Governor Newsom Signs Executive Order Providing Relief to California Small Businesses

Governor Newsom Signs Executive Order Providing Relief to California Small Businesses

Sacramento, CA…Today, Governor Gavin Newsom signed an executive order that will provide tax, regulatory and licensing extensions for businesses. The executive order allows the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration (CDTFA) to offer a 90-day extension for tax returns and tax payments for all businesses filing a return for less than $1 million in […]

FDA Grants Emergency Use For Abbott’s Point of Care, Results in Minutes COVID-19 Test!

FDA Grants Emergency Use For Abbott’s Point of Care, Results in Minutes COVID-19 Test!

Chicago, IL…FDA grants emergency use authorization for fastest available molecular point-of-care test for novel coronavirus. Abbott has received emergency use authorization (EUA) from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the fastest available molecular point-of-care test for the detection of novel coronavirus (COVID-19), delivering positive results in as little as five minutes and negative […]

Calaveras Community Foundation Announces Availability of COVID-19 Grants

Calaveras Community Foundation Announces Availability of COVID-19 Grants

San Andreas, CA…In response to the COVID-19 health emergency, the Calaveras Community Foundation (CCF) has established a program to provide grants to local non-profit organizations providing support in this time of need. For more information, non-profit organizations may contact CCF via email at: info@calaverascommunityfoundation.org, or by phone: 209/736-1845. CCF is also seeking donations to help […]

CCWD to Conduct Sewer Smoke Testing in Copperopolis Starting March 26

CCWD to Conduct Sewer Smoke Testing in Copperopolis Starting March 26

Copperopolis, CA…The Calaveras County Water District will be conducting smoke testing on its sewer system in Copperopolis from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the area of Arrowhead St., Bayview Dr. and Signal Hill Trail starting Thursday March 26 and continuing through the beginning of next week. Community members will observe smoke coming from various […]

CCWD Board Temporarily Suspends Utility Bill Late Fees and Lock-offs

CCWD Board Temporarily Suspends Utility Bill Late Fees and Lock-offs

San Andreas, CA…On Wednesday March 25, the Calaveras County Water District (CCWD) Board of Directors voted unanimously to suspend utility bill late fees and lock-offs until June 1st. This is a temporary order in response to the COVID-19 emergency.  CCWD customers are still responsible for paying standard base rates and consumptive charges on-time, but penalties […]

Supervisor Merita Callaway on Vacation Rentals in Ebbetts Pass Area

Supervisor Merita Callaway on Vacation Rentals in Ebbetts Pass Area

Murphys, CA…With this dramatic change in our lives, I want to address a concern that many of you have expressed, short-term rentals. Most of the property managers in Ebbetts Pass, who manage short-term rentals, have closed their reservations. This equates to more than 300 rental units that have been put on hold. For this, I […]

Now is the Perfect Time for Those Home Improvement Projects. Free Delivery Available!

Now is the Perfect Time for Those Home Improvement Projects.  Free Delivery Available!

Arnold, CA…Now is the Perfect Time for Those Home Improvement Projects! Below are the March Red Hot Buys at your local Arnold Ace Home Center. Arnold Ace Home Center is now offering free next day delivery to their customers from Murphys to Dorrington. Next day orders over $50 are free, same day and small orders […]

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