President Trump Proclaims November 19 Through 25, 2017, as National Family Week

President Trump Proclaims November 19 Through 25, 2017, as National Family Week

Washington, DC…During National Family Week, we emphasize the importance of preserving and promoting strong families, the cornerstone of our society. Families are as diverse as our Nation. They often extend beyond moms, dads, and their children, and include adoptive and foster parents, grandparents, and extended relatives. But no matter their makeup, families share a unique […]

All Fires Contained or Out on Stanislaus National Forest

All Fires Contained or Out on Stanislaus National Forest

Sonora, CA…Stanislaus National Forest fire officials announced all lightning strike fires that were burning on the forest are either fully contained or out. The Summit Complex Fire, which included the Douglas, Willow and McCormick fires, were declared out. The Creek Fire was called 100 percent contained and the Bummers Fire was called controlled. “The wet […]

Active Shooter Drill Yesterday Helped Local First Responders & Organizations Plan…Just in Case

Active Shooter Drill Yesterday Helped Local First Responders & Organizations Plan…Just in Case

Sonora, CA…Adventist Health Sonora, along with partners throughout Tuolumne County, participated in the 2017 California Statewide Medical and Health Exercise (SWMHE) on Thursday, November 16 at Adventist Health Sonora’s main campus. This full scale exercise was based on a hospital campus active shooter scenario helped our community to be better prepared for emergencies and incidents […]

Congressman Tom McClintock Voted NO on House Tax Bill and Issued The Following Statement

Congressman Tom McClintock Voted NO on House Tax Bill and Issued The Following Statement

Washington, DC…I am convinced that the business side of this bill will produce dramatic growth for the national economy. However, I believe the personal income tax side does significant harm, particularly to many families in high-cost, high-tax states like California. This was entirely avoidable, if higher priority had been given to family tax relief than […]

Eighth Anniversary of the Death of Sergey Magnitskiy ~ By Heather Nauert

Eighth Anniversary of the Death of Sergey Magnitskiy ~ By Heather Nauert

Washington, DC…We honor the memory of Sergey Magnitskiy, who died on November 16, 2009, while in custody in a Moscow prison. An investigation by Russia’s Presidential Human Rights Council found that Magnitskiy had been severely beaten in prison, and members of the Council said his death resulted from beatings and torture by police officials. Magnitskiy […]

Repairs Close Sections of Cottonwood Road Through Dec. 15

Repairs Close Sections of Cottonwood Road Through Dec. 15

Tuolumne, CA, Major reconstruction began today on 11 sites along Cottonwood Road (Forest Route 1N04) on the Stanislaus National Forest. The road was severely damaged by winter storms in 2016-2017 and was reopened to the public after the Forest Service made temporary repairs in July. The road was approved for funding assistance from the Federal […]

California’s Educators Mourn as Another Tragic Attack Hits Students, Colleagues

California’s Educators Mourn as Another Tragic Attack Hits Students, Colleagues

Burlingame, CA… CTA President Eric Heins released this statement after learning of yet another tragic shooting, this time in Tehama County, and ended at the Rancho Tehama Elementary School, where five people, including the gunman, were killed this morning. Three students were wounded, one on the school campus and two who were on their way […]

Delaine Eastin to Speak at Calaveras Democrats Meeting Tonight

Delaine Eastin to Speak at Calaveras Democrats Meeting Tonight

San Andreas, CA…California Gubernatorial Candidate Delaine Eastin will be the featured speaker at the Calaveras Democrats monthly meeting on November 13. Meeting time is 6:30 pm at the Calaveras County Public Library in San Andreas, with Eastin scheduled to speak at 6:45. It is recommended to arrive early, as seating is limited. “Calavera County may […]

Governor Brown on Tehama County Shooting

Governor Brown on Tehama County Shooting

Sacramento, CA…Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. issued the following statement today regarding the shooting in Tehama County: “Anne and I are saddened to hear about today’s violence in Tehama County, which shockingly involved schoolchildren. We offer our condolences to the families who lost loved ones and unite with all Californians in grief.” ###

Calaveras County Board of Supervisors are Back in Action on November 14th

Calaveras County Board of Supervisors are Back in Action on November 14th

San Andreas, CA…The Calaveras County Board of Supervisors are back in action on November 14th. The Complete Agenda is below.. Board of Supervisors Regular Meeting 11/14/2017 8:00 AM Board of Supervisors Chambers 891 Mountain Ranch Road   San Andreas, CA 95249 Downloads:  Agenda  Agenda Packet Call to Order Roll Call CLOSED SESSION AGENDA 1. Pursuant to Govt. Code […]

West Nile Virus Detected in Copperopolis

West Nile Virus Detected in Copperopolis

Copperopolis, CA…West Nile Virus has been detected in the Copperopolis area of Calaveras County. On 10/4/12 Calaveras County Public Health Division received confirmation of the first detection of West Nile Virus for 2017 in a chicken from Copperopolis. The chicken is part of a flock of “sentinel chickens” that are part of a surveillance program […]

Death Toll in Iran-Iraq Earthquake Climbs To Over 400

Death Toll in Iran-Iraq Earthquake Climbs To Over 400

Halabjah, Iraq….The 7.3 Earthquake has left devastation and death in it’s wake. Details on the Seismotectonics of the Middle East and Vicinity from the USGS…”No fewer than four major tectonic plates (Arabia, Eurasia, India, and Africa) and one smaller tectonic block (Anatolia) are responsible for seismicity and tectonics in the Middle East and surrounding region. […]

Public Notice Auditor-Controller Qualifications

Public Notice Auditor-Controller Qualifications

San Andreas, CA…PUBLIC NOTICE AUDITOR-CONTROLLER QUALIFICATIONS At their meeting held on October 24, 2017, the Calaveras County Board of Supervisors approved the summary publication of an ordinance to be considered at the November 14, 2017 meeting. Section 2.24.010 – Auditor – Qualifications allowed by statute A. Qualifications of Office: No person shall hereafter be elected […]

Board of Supervisors Notice of Public Hearing

Board of Supervisors Notice of Public Hearing

San Andreas, CA…BOARD OF SUPERVISORS NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING LEAD AGENCY: Calaveras County Planning Department, 891 Mountain Ranch Rd. San Andreas, CA 95249 2017-075 ZA FOR MARK BOLGER: This application proposes to re-zone 118.1 acres of land in Calaveras County from U (Unclassified) to A1 (General Agriculture). The two contiguous parcels are located at 4629 […]

Board of Supervisors Notice of Public Hearing

Board of Supervisors Notice of Public Hearing

San Andreas, CA…BOARD OF SUPERVISORS NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING. LEAD AGENCY: Calaveras County Planning Department, 891 Mountain Ranch Rd. San Andreas, CA 95249. San Andreas State Route 49 Commercial Gateway and Corridor Study: Calaveras County, in coordination with Caltrans and the Calaveras Council of Governments, is proposing to adopt a transportation and land use study […]

Calaveras-Mariposa Community Action Agency Request For Propasal

Calaveras-Mariposa Community Action Agency Request For Propasal

San Andreas, CA…CALAVERAS-MARIPOSA COMMUNITY ACTION AGENCY NOTICE OF REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the CALAVERAS-MARIPOSA COMMUNITY ACTION AGENCY (hereinafter “CMCAA”) requests proposals for funding, and will receive proposal packages at the Calaveras Department of Health and Human Services up to the hour of 4:30 p.m. on the 27th day of November, 2017. […]

National Parks Commemorate Veterans Day With Free Admission Nov. 11 & 12th

National Parks Commemorate Veterans Day With Free Admission Nov. 11 & 12th

Washington, DC…The National Park Service will commemorate Veterans Day and the service of American military members past and present with special events and free admission in parks throughout the country on November 11 and 12. The National Park Service’s American Military website contains a list of events as well as other military-related outreach and information. […]

President Trump at APEC CEO Summit | Da Nang, Vietnam

President Trump at APEC CEO Summit | Da Nang, Vietnam

Da Nang, Vietnam…What an honor it is to be here in Vietnam — in the very heart of the Indo-Pacific — to address the people and business leaders of this region. This has already been a remarkable week for the United States in this wonderful part of the world. Starting from Hawaii, Melania and I […]

Angels Camp To Hold Special Meeting on Marijuana Ordinance November 13

Angels Camp To Hold Special Meeting on Marijuana Ordinance November 13

Angels Camp, CA…The Angels Camp City Council is wading into the Marijuana issue within the City. On Monday evening November 13th at 6pm they will be meeting at the Bret Harte High School Theater to handle any expected crowd size. The main agenda item is to consider the adoption of an urgency moratorium ordinance concerning […]

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