Calaveras County 2019 Holiday Road Closures

Calaveras County 2019 Holiday Road Closures

San Andreas, CA…The driving public should be advised that there will be several temporary road closures in the upcoming weeks for various parades and holiday celebrations. “Murphys Winter Open House + Festival of Wines”. Murphys Historic Downtown – Main Street will be closed to traffic from 5 pm to 8 pm on Friday, December 6, […]

The Trump-Ukraine Impeachment Inquiry Report

The Trump-Ukraine Impeachment Inquiry Report

Washington, DC…From the Preface…”The impeachment inquiry into Donald J. Trump, the 45th President of the United States, uncovered a months-long effort by President Trump to use the powers of his office to solicit foreign interference on his behalf in the 2020 election. As described in this executive summary and the report that follows, President Trump’s […]

Kamala Harris Suspends Her Presidential Campaign

Kamala Harris Suspends Her Presidential Campaign

Washington, DC…From Senator Kamala Harris…”Eleven months ago at the launch of our campaign in Oakland I told you all: “I am not perfect. But I will always speak with decency and moral clarity and treat all people with dignity and respect. I will lead with integrity. I will speak the truth.” And that’s what I […]

Some CCWD Customers Along Upper Highway 4 may Notice Discolored Water

Some CCWD Customers Along Upper Highway 4 may Notice Discolored Water

Arnold, CA…Calaveras County Water District customers who live along Highway 4 between Forest Meadows and Camp Connell may experience taste and color changes to their water starting on Sunday December 8 and potentially continuing into the week of December 9 as the District temporarily switches to its secondary water source at Hunters Reservoir in Avery. […]

President Trump Visited Troops in Afghanistan on Thanksgiving

President Trump Visited Troops in Afghanistan on Thanksgiving

Bagram, Afghanistan….Well, thank you very much. (Applause.) That was great. And we just had a nice Thanksgiving dinner. I thought I was going to be having it someplace else, and Senator Barrasso is a great friend of mine, and he said, “That’ll be great if we did it.” I said, “You come with me, John.” […]

Traffic Update…Vehicle Stuck in Snow On Hwy 88 Past Kirkwood

Traffic Update…Vehicle Stuck in Snow On Hwy 88 Past Kirkwood

Kirkwood, CA…Traffic Update…Vehicle Stuck in Snow On Hwy 88 Past Kirkwood. Please use caution in the area… Incident: 00439 Type: Traffic Hazard Location: Ca-88 Loc Desc: ALPINE SR88 / JEO KIRKWOOD Kirkwood Ski Area Lat/Lon: 38.703563 -120.064964 Detail Information 10:13 PM 1 [1] REQ CHP UNIT / CT IS IN A LOADER UNABLE TO ASSIST […]

Calaveras County has Sand Bags and Sand Available for Residents at 4 Locations

Calaveras County has Sand Bags and Sand Available for  Residents at 4 Locations

San Andreas, CA…In preparation of the heavy rain and potential flooding predicted for this week the Calaveras County Office of Emergency Services and Public Works Department have stocked the following locations with sand bags and sand. Please limit the number of sand bags to 10 per resident and remember to bring your own shovel. Arnold […]

Special Forces Dog Conan Honored For Service in al-Baghdadi Raid

Special Forces Dog Conan Honored For Service in al-Baghdadi Raid

Washington, DC…Good morning. So this is Conan — right now, probably the world’s most famous dog. I don’t think — I have to use the word “probably.” And Conan is an incredible — it’s an incredible story. I learned a lot about this particular type of dog. And it’s trained that, if you open your […]

Sen. Borgeas Announces December Mobile Office Hours

Sen. Borgeas Announces December Mobile Office Hours

Sonora, CA…Senator Andreas Borgeas (R-Fresno) will host Mobile District Office Hours throughout the month of December. Mobile District Offices provide expanded constituent services to those who reside in the 8th Senate District. Constituents will be able to meet directly with district staff for assistance regarding the state government or its agencies. Staff can help constituents […]

Mike Bloomberg Announces 2020 Democratic Presidential Campaign

Mike Bloomberg Announces 2020 Democratic Presidential Campaign

New York, NY…Today, Michael R. Bloomberg announced that he will pursue the Democratic nomination for President of the United States, saying “I’m running for president to defeat Donald Trump and rebuild America. We cannot afford four more years of President Trump’s reckless and unethical actions. He represents an existential threat to our country and our […]

Youth Vaping Epidemic Listening Session at White House

Youth Vaping Epidemic Listening Session at White House

Washington, DC…I’m Dr. Sally Goza. I’m a pediatrician from Fayetteville, Georgia. And I’m President-elect of the American Academy of Pediatrics. And thank you so much. The children are counting on us. THE PRESIDENT: Good. Thank you very much. MR. BUTLER: Hi, I’m Christopher Butler. I’m Executive Director of Americans for Tax Reform. Thank you so […]

Governor Newsom Issues Executive Order to Support Communities Recovering from October Fires

Governor Newsom Issues Executive Order to Support Communities Recovering from October Fires

Sacramento, CA…Governor Gavin Newsom issued an executive order to help streamline recovery efforts in communities across the state impacted by last month’s devastating fires. The executive order helps displaced residents with housing needs by facilitating manufactured homes and mobilehome parks, and waives fees to replace documents such as driver’s licenses and birth certificates for those […]

Full Video & Photos From EPVMD’s Veteran’s Day Program

Full Video & Photos From EPVMD’s Veteran’s Day Program

Murphys, CA…We live Streamed the event and we are finally getting the rest of EPVMD’s Veterans Day Program up. It was another great Veteran’s Day and Veteran’s Day programs from Veteran’s Memorial Park in Murphys. On a sad note the number World War Two Veteran’s in attendance dropped to two. Over the last few years […]

PG&E’s PSPS Shut Off Scaled Back to Portions of 16 Counties & Amador Off the List!!

PG&E’s PSPS Shut Off Scaled Back to Portions of 16 Counties & Amador Off the List!!

San Francisco, CA…Customers in portions of 16 counties have been given a 24-hour notification by Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) about a potential Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) starting Wednesday morning. Six counties won’t be impacted Customers in six other counties, originally notified that they would be part of the PSPS, have now been […]

303,000 Customers in Portions of 25 Counties Notified; Portions of Amador, Santa Cruz, Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties Added

303,000 Customers in Portions of 25 Counties Notified; Portions of Amador, Santa Cruz, Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties Added

San Francisco, CA…Customers in portions of 25 counties have been notified by Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) about a potential Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) starting Wednesday morning. Worsening dry conditions and expected high wind gusts pose an increased risk for damage and sparks on the electric system that have the potential to ignite […]

Our Area Not on PG&E’s Potential PSPS Shutoff Event List! (Update…Some Northern Amador Customers Received Notifications)

Our Area Not on PG&E’s Potential PSPS Shutoff Event List!  (Update…Some Northern Amador Customers Received Notifications)

San Francisco, CA…Pacific Gas and Electric Company’s (PG&E) Emergency Operations Center continues to monitor a strong offshore wind event expected to begin early Wednesday morning (Nov. 20) and last through Thursday morning. To reduce the risk of wildfire in these conditions, PG&E may turn off power to approximately 250,000 customers in portions of 19 counties […]

Insurance Commissioner to Order Increased FAIR Plan Coverage Options

Insurance Commissioner to Order Increased FAIR Plan Coverage Options

Sacramento, CA…As wildfire risk drives more non-renewals of homeowner insurance across the state, Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara is taking action to help homeowners find adequate coverage to protect their homes by ordering the FAIR Plan to offer a comprehensive policy in addition to its current dwelling fire-only coverage by June 1, 2020, with traditional homeowner […]

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