RENAME JULY 4th ~ Letter to the Editor by Robert G. Reagan

RENAME JULY 4th  ~ Letter to the Editor by Robert G. Reagan

Murphys, CA…They should rename July 4th and call it Interdependence Day because too many people think they can do whatever they want on Independence Day with little regard for the health of their families and fellow citizens. On this July 4th a group of flag waving “patriots” marched down Main St. in Murphys, with not […]

Toulumne County Public Health Department Reported 9 New Covid Cases

Toulumne County Public Health Department Reported 9 New Covid Cases

Sonora, CA…The Toulumne County Public Health Department reported 9 new cases in Tuolumne County yesterday, all of whom are isolating at home. One of the cases is a staff member associated with the Avalon Care Center cluster (total, 10). Additional test results from Avalon are still pending. 3 cases have been moved from isolation to […]

Staff Member at Tuolumne County Jail Covid Positive

Staff Member at Tuolumne County Jail Covid Positive

Sonora, CA…From the Tuolumne Sheriff’s Office…”On Wednesday, we were notified one of our staff members in the custody facility tested positive for COVID-19. In response to the positive case, we are working closely with public health while conducting containment measures and mandatory testing for all inmate and staff within our facility. Additional resources from UCSF […]

California Public Health Officials Warn Against Gathering for Fourth of July Weekend

California Public Health Officials Warn Against Gathering for Fourth of July Weekend

Sacramento, CA…The California Department of Public Health Director and State Public Health Officer Dr. Sonia Angell issued the following statement today warning Californians not to gather with people outside of their immediate households this Fourth of July weekend to help slow the spread of COVID-19 in our communities:   “Traditionally, Fourth of July is a […]

Governor Newsom Launches “Wear a Mask” Public Awareness Campaign in Response to Surge in COVID-19 Cases

Governor Newsom Launches “Wear a Mask” Public Awareness Campaign in Response to Surge in COVID-19 Cases

Sacramento, CA… As COVID-19 cases rise throughout the state and in advance of the Fourth of July weekend, Governor Gavin Newsom today announced the “Wear A Mask” public awareness campaign encouraging Californians to use face coverings – one of the best ways people can protect themselves and others from the virus. The campaign is taking […]

Calaveras County Health Officer Expresses Alarm Entering Holiday Weekend With 13 New Cases of COVID-19 Confirmed

Calaveras County Health Officer Expresses Alarm Entering Holiday Weekend With 13 New Cases of COVID-19 Confirmed

San Andreas, CA…Calaveras Public Health continues to experience an alarming and accelerating trend of community spread in the County. On Thursday, July 2, 2020, Calaveras Public Health reported 13 additional cases of COVID-19. This is the largest increase of positive cases in any reporting period in the County since the pandemic began. “As we enter […]

Ace Home Center’s July Red Hot Buys! Shop Local, & Shop Often for All Your Home Improvement Needs

Ace Home Center’s July Red Hot Buys!  Shop Local, & Shop Often for All Your Home Improvement Needs

Ace Home Center’s July Red Hot Buys! Shop Local, & Shop Often for All Your Home Improvement Needs.  Click on any image for full sized version.

Reader’s Digest Reveals the 50 “Nicest Places in America 2020

Reader’s Digest Reveals the 50 “Nicest Places in America 2020

New York, NY….Reader’s Digest unveiled today the 50 Nicest Places in America 2020: United in Kindness, stories of communities in every state where people have come together to make each other’s lives better. In response to the fourth annual search, conducted in partnership with neighborhood platform Nextdoor, readers submitted a record 1,177 stories of solidarity and hope as […]

Governor Newsom Orders Additional COVID-19 Actions Including Closing Indoor Dining in Some Counties

Governor Newsom Orders Additional COVID-19 Actions Including Closing Indoor Dining in Some Counties

Sacramento, CA….Governor Gavin Newsom and the California Department of Public Health today released guidance directing counties that have been on the County Monitoring List for three consecutive days or more to close indoor operations for certain sectors which promote the mixing of populations beyond households and make adherence to physical distancing and wearing face coverings difficult. The guidance applies for […]

Forest Service Extends Closure of Some Campgrounds Through July 15

Forest Service Extends Closure of Some Campgrounds Through July 15

Sonora, CA…The Stanislaus National Forest announced that some developed recreation sites will remain closed through July 15, 2020. While some sites remain closed, forest crews have been preparing most campgrounds and day use sites for public use. Forest order STF-16-2020-16 identifies those recreation sites that employees have been able to safely open. “I am proud […]

Eight New Cases of COVID-19 Confirmed in Calaveras County Calaveras County, Health Officer Urges People to Slow the Spread

Eight New Cases of COVID-19 Confirmed in Calaveras County Calaveras County, Health Officer Urges People to Slow the Spread

San Andreas, CA…Calaveras Public Health is seeing an alarming and accelerating trend of community spread in the County. On Tuesday, June 30, 2020, Calaveras Public Health reported eight additional cases of COVID-19. This is the single largest one-day case count in the County since the pandemic began. “What we are seeing in Calaveras County is […]

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