Calaveras Conserves Water Conservation Partnership Severe Drought and Water Conservation Update

Calaveras Conserves Water Conservation Partnership Severe Drought and Water Conservation Update

San Andreas, CA…As California is currently faced with a historic drought, Calaveras Conserves is encouraging all Calaveras County residents to use water wisely to maximize supplies and protect our water reserves in the event of yet another dry winter. Although no mandatory state conservation measures have been imposed, state officials are calling on all Californians […]

President Biden in Briefing on Hurricane Ida

President Biden in Briefing on Hurricane Ida

Washington, DC…Good afternoon, everybody. We’re waiting for a few more people to get on, but we’re going to get started if that’s okay with you all. And thanks for joining me. I’m here — the FEMA Director is on. FEMA Director Criswell — she’s on. And I’m here with my senior advisor and boy who […]

USDA Forest Service Temporarily Closing All California National Forests for Public Safety

USDA Forest Service Temporarily Closing All California National Forests for Public Safety

Vallejo, CA…August 30, 2021. To better provide public and firefighter safety due to the ongoing California wildfire crisis, USDA Forest Service Pacific Southwest Region is announcing a temporary closure of all National Forests in California. This closure will be in effect from Aug. 31, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. through September 17, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. […]

US Airstrike Targets Islamic State Member in Afghanistan

US Airstrike Targets Islamic State Member in Afghanistan

Washington, DC…(AP) — Acting swiftly on President Joe Biden’s promise to retaliate for the deadly suicide bombing at Kabul airport, the U.S. military said it used a drone strike to kill a member of the Islamic State group’s Afghanistan affiliate Saturday. The strike came amid what the White House called indications that IS planned to […]

Calaveras Public Health and Mark Twain Medical Center Encourage Vaccination as Hospital Nears Capacity

Calaveras Public Health and Mark Twain Medical Center Encourage Vaccination as Hospital Nears Capacity

San Andreas, CA…On Friday, August 27, 2021, Officials from Calaveras Public Health and Mark Twain Medical Center reported a significant increase in COVID-19 hospitalizations this week. By Thursday, August 26, 2021, Mark Twain Medical Center neared capacity. The hospital typically operates with an average daily census of 9 patients. As of Thursday, there were a […]

Press Secretary Jen Psaki on Eviction Moratorium

Press Secretary Jen Psaki on Eviction Moratorium

Washington, DC…The eviction moratoriums issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) saved lives by preventing the spread of the COVID-19 virus throughout the pandemic. The Biden Administration is disappointed that the Supreme Court has blocked the most recent CDC eviction moratorium while confirmed cases of the Delta variant are significant across the […]

Calaveras County Redistricting Public Hearings

Calaveras County Redistricting Public Hearings

San Andreas, CA…The Board of Supervisors will be holding a series of public hearings to educate the public about redistricting process. All interested persons to encourage to participate. The meetings will be held in person with an option to attend virtually via Zoom.  The link to join the meeting is on the agenda found on […]

Expanded Golden State Stimulus, the Largest State Tax Rebate in American History, to Start Reaching Californians

Expanded Golden State Stimulus, the Largest State Tax Rebate in American History, to Start Reaching Californians

Sacramento, CA…Californians will begin receiving the second round of Golden State Stimulus payments, the historic $12 billion state tax rebate program enacted by Governor Gavin Newsom to provide direct relief for Californians hit hardest by the pandemic and support the state’s economic recovery. The Golden State Stimulus program was a key element of the Governor’s […]

Air Quality Advisory issued by Calaveras County Public Health and the Calaveras County Air Pollution Control District

Air Quality Advisory issued by Calaveras County Public Health and the Calaveras County Air Pollution Control District

San Andreas, CA…The Calaveras County Health Officer and Calaveras County Air Pollution Control District are issuing a current joint air quality advisory to notify the public of the potential for poor air quality conditions primarily due to smoke from the Caldor Fire in El Dorado County, the Dixie Fire in Plumas County, the Airola Fire […]

Calaveras OES Launches an EOC for Airola Fire

Calaveras OES Launches an EOC for Airola Fire

San Andreas, CA…Calaveras OES has activated an Emergency Operations Center (EOC) for the Airola Fire, which started near the Parrot’s Ferry Bridge on the Calaveras County side of the North Fork of the Stanislaus River at approximately 2:59pm, August 25, 2021. The fire made a hard run up slope from the river, and is currently […]

Airola Fire Active Evacuation Maps

Airola Fire Active Evacuation Maps

Vallecito, CA…Click on the image below to go to the Calaveras County Evacuation Map too. Active events are displayed both in the map and at the right in the “Active Evacuation Summary Pane”. The “Active Evacuation Summary Pane” provides a count of active events contained in the current map extent. In the event of an […]

President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. Approves California Disaster Declaration

President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. Approves California Disaster Declaration

Washington, DC…Today, President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. declared that a major disaster exists in the State of California and ordered Federal aid to supplement State, tribal, and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by wildfires beginning on July 14, 2021, and continuing. The President’s action makes Federal funding available to affected individuals in the […]

Calaveras GOP Says Vote Kiley

Calaveras GOP Says Vote Kiley

Angels Camp, CA…The Calaveras County Republican Central Committee is making a call to all Republicans as well as Independent and Democrat registered voters that signed the Newsom Re-Call Petition – please understand we have a great opportunity to turn California around and Make our Great State Golden Again by electing, Kevin Kiley the State Legislator […]

President Biden on the COVID-⁠19 Response and the Vaccination Program

President Biden on the COVID-⁠19 Response and the Vaccination Program

Washington, DC…Good afternoon. Today, we have hit another milestone — a key milestone — in our nation’s fight against COVID. The Food and Drug Administration, the FDA, announced that it’s fully concluded its — its now thorough and independent scientific review. After a strict process, the FDA has reaffirmed its findings that the Pfizer COVID-19 […]

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