Washington, D.C….Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued this statement on the tragic passing of Chairman Elijah Cummings of Maryland: “The people of Baltimore, the U.S. Congress and America have lost a voice of unsurpassed moral clarity and truth: our beloved Chairman Elijah Cummings. I am personally devastated by his passing. “In the House, Elijah was our North […]
Washington D.C. – Speaker Nancy Pelosi joined House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer for a media availability upon returning to the Capitol from a White House meeting with Members of Congress and President Donald Trump regarding his disastrous decision in Syria, which was opposed by the House of Representatives today, by a vote of 354 to […]
“I was proud to work with Justin Trudeau as President. He’s a hard-working, effective leader who takes on big issues like climate change. The world needs his progressive leadership now, and I hope our neighbors to the north support him for another term.” Former President Barack Obama on Twitter
San Andreas, CA…A ribbon cutting ceremony was held on October 4th in front of CCSO headquarters in San Andreas. It celebrated the completion of the county’s new communications site above Arnold. This new site is designed to improve radio coverage and capabilities of first responders. The American Red Cross expressed their commitment with funds after […]
Houston, TX…When astronauts are hours away from launching on Artemis missions to the Moon, they’ll put on a brightly colored orange spacesuit called the Orion Crew Survival System (OCSS) suit. It is designed for a custom fit and equipped with safety technology and mobility features to help protect astronauts on launch day, in emergency situations, […]
Alpine County, CA….A specified portion of State Route 88 in Alpine County has been designated as the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Highway. Today, Alpine County officials joined with Washoe tribe members, California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) officials, numerous state and county elected officials and surviving family members of veterans from Alpine County to officially unveil two […]
Los Angeles, CA…Biden told ABC News he is not consumed with being “the subject of Donald Trump’s ire” because he is “absolutely enveloped in the love of my family.” As President Donald Trump continues to fill his Twitter feed and campaign speeches with attacks on Hunter Biden over his foreign business deals, the former vice […]
San Francisco, CA…California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) President Marybel Batjer today ordered Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) to take a multitude of immediate corrective actions after it encountered significant problems with communication, coordination, and management during the largest Public Safety Power Shut-off (PSPS) event in the history of California. “Failures in execution, combined with […]
Sacramento, CA…Governor Gavin Newsom took his final actions of the 2019 legislative season today and thanked the Legislature for their work and accomplishment on enacting 870 bills in the following statement: “I want to take a moment to congratulate the Legislature on their work this year and to thank Senate President pro Tempore Toni Atkins […]
Murphys, CA…The Hopper Will Connect You to Calaveras’ Wine Country Angels Camp • Murphys • Arnold. Runs hourly from 10 AM to 7 PM, every Saturday from February 16 to November 2, 2019. Visit www.CalaverasConnect.org or call 209-754-4450 for complete schedule information Scheduled stops are shown on the map. You can also flag the bus […]
Murphys, CA…The Murphys Farmers Market Sponsored by Calaveras Grown and supported by the Murphys Community Club. “Murphys has needed a community farmers market for a long time and this is just another reason to come into Murphys on a Sunday morning and enjoy the park and town” stated Sue Friedman of the Murphys Community Club. […]
PG&E Restores to 74 Percent of Customers Most Outages in Amador, Calaveras & Tuolumne Restored by 6pm.
San Francisco, CA…Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) reported Friday at 12:00 p.m. that approximately 543,000 customers impacted by PSPS have had their power restored, including full restoration in Humboldt, Siskiyou, Trinity and Yolo counties. Less than 195,000 customers remain without power. Outage/Restoration Numbers Approximately 738,000 total customers were impacted by the PSPS event from […]
Sacramento, CA…California is expanding its red flag gun law. Governor Newsom signed AB 61, a bill by Assemblymember Phil Ting (D-San Francisco), which gives more people access to a court process that could temporarily take away someone’s firearms through a Gun Violence Restraining Order (GVRO), if they pose a danger to themselves or others. Ting’s […]
Sacramento, CA…The Bureau of Reclamation and the San Luis & Delta-Mendota Water Authority today finalized federal and state environmental reports that analyze potential impacts of approving water transfers to increase water reliability for those suffering shortages during dry times. The long-term transfers would send water from willing sellers north of the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta […]
Mather, CA…Governor Gavin Newsom and Others delivered remarks and took questions on PG&E’s Public Safety Power Shutoffs (PSPS) at the State Operations Center in Mather. The shutoffs have impacted hundreds of thousands of Californians due to weather conditions and the increased fire danger. The Governor had tough rhetoric for previous PG&E Management. He stated that […]
Minneapolis, MN….President Trump’s Rally in Minneapolis, MN. After a contentious lead up including dust ups with the Mayor of Minneapolis. President Trump let the rhetorical elbows fly last night.
San Andreas, CA…Calaveras County OES has just confirmed that PG&E has issued the weather “all clear” to its crews on stand-by to begin inspecting their infrastructure and prepare for re-energization. The re-energization timeline for Calaveras County is still unclear, and we expect that small areas within the county will be re-energized at a time. Calaveras […]
Sacramento, CA…Well, nothing from the Governor’s Office on much of Northern California without power but we did get this…”Building on the state’s historic actions and investments this year to tackle the housing affordability crisis, Governor Gavin Newsom today signed 18 bills designed to help jumpstart housing production. Included was SB 330, major legislation aimed at […]
Murphys, CA…A Community Resiliency Center has been established at the Murphys Fire District Training Center located at 58 Jones street Murphys (across from the fire station). We have power and water available for those in need.
San Francisco, CA…The latest from PG&E…”Early this morning, PG&E turned off power for safety to counties in phase two (approx. 234k customers). That phase is complete. If you still have power IN THESE COUNTIES (see graphic) you will not lose power due to a PSPS https://www.pgecurrents.com/…/pge-provides-updates-on-publ…/ PG&E has established an alternate website for customers to […]