Governor Newsom Issues Proclamation Declaring Patriot Day 9.11.19

Governor Newsom Issues Proclamation Declaring Patriot Day 9.11.19

Sacramento, CA…Governor Gavin Newsom today issued issued a proclamation declaring September 11, 2019, as Patriot Day in the State of California. The text of the proclamation is below: PROCLAMATION Eighteen years ago today, our nation watched in horror as Al-Qaeda terrorists hijacked four commercial airliners and directed them towards major American institutions, including the World […]

Income, Poverty and Health Insurance Coverage in the United States: 2018

Income, Poverty and Health Insurance Coverage in the United States: 2018

Washington, DC…The U.S. Census Bureau announced today the median household income was not statistically different from the 2017 median, and the official poverty rate decreased 0.5 percentage points from 2017. At the same time, the rate and number of people without health insurance increased from 7.9%, or 25.6 million, in 2017 to 8.5%, or 27.5 […]

Presidential Proclamation on Patriot Day, 2019

Presidential Proclamation on Patriot Day, 2019

Washington, DC…On Patriot Day, we solemnly remember the nearly 3,000 people who perished on September 11, 2001. With gratitude, we honor the brave first responders, resolute members of our military, and ordinary Americans who showed extraordinary courage to save others on that fateful day. We will always be grateful for the heroic men and women […]

Presidential Remarks at September 11th Pentagon Observance Ceremony

Presidential Remarks  at September 11th Pentagon Observance Ceremony

Washington, DC…Well, thank you very much, Secretary Esper. Today, our nation honors and mourns the nearly 3,000 lives that were stolen from us on September 11th, 2001. On these grounds, 184 people were murdered when al Qaeda terrorists overtook American Airlines Flight 77 and crashed it into the Pentagon. For every American who lived through […]

John Bolton Out as National Security Advisor

John Bolton Out as National Security Advisor

Washington, DC….The President via Twitter…”I informed John Bolton last night that his services are no longer needed at the White House. I disagreed strongly with many of his suggestions, as did others in the Administration, and therefore I asked John for his resignation, which was given to me this morning. I thank John very much […]

4,347 Marijuana Plants Eradicated at Grow on Hubbard Rd. in Sheep Ranch

4,347 Marijuana Plants Eradicated at Grow on Hubbard Rd. in Sheep Ranch

San Andreas, CA…On 9/5/2019 the Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office Marijuana Enforcement Unit served a search warrant for illegal marijuana cultivation at an address in the 1300 block of Hubbard Road in Sheep Ranch. Deputies eradicated 4347 growing marijuana plants that were being cultivated in seven (7) large “hoop house” structures. Additionally, deputies seized a small […]

The Calaveras County Board of Supervisors Are Back in Action Today! Homeless Shelter Topping Public Comments So Far…

The Calaveras County Board of Supervisors Are Back in Action Today!  Homeless Shelter Topping Public Comments So Far…

San Andreas, CA…The Calaveras County Board of Supervisors Are Back in Action Today! The Full agenda is below… Board of Supervisors Regular Meeting 9/10/2019 9:00 AM Board of Supervisors Chambers 891 Mountain Ranch Road   San Andreas, CA 95249 Downloads:  Agenda  Agenda Packet  Video Call to Order Roll Call Pledge of Allegiance Announcements This is a time for […]

Governor Newsom Issues Legislative Update 9.9.19

Governor Newsom Issues Legislative Update 9.9.19

Sacramento, CA…Governor Gavin Newsom today announced that he has signed the following bills: AB 467 by Assemblymember Tasha Boerner Horvath (D-Encinitas) – Competitions on state property: prize compensation: gender equity. AB 746 by Assemblymember Jim Wood (D-Santa Rosa) – Sherman Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Law: beer manufacturer licensees: exemption. SB 276 by Senator Richard Pan […]

Governor Newsom on Trump Administration’s Plan to Divert Funds for National Guard Wildfire Fighting to Build Border Wall

Governor Newsom on Trump Administration’s Plan to Divert Funds for National Guard Wildfire Fighting to Build Border Wall

Sacramento, CA…Governor Gavin Newsom issued the following statement on Sept. 5th following new details emerging on the Trump Administration’s plan to use military construction funds to build a border wall. The plan, which was released this week, will divert $8 million in funding to build the California National Guard’s 146th Airlift Wing flight simulator for […]

White House Presentation of Medals of Valor and Heroic Commendations After Dayton & El Paso

White House Presentation of Medals of Valor and Heroic Commendations After Dayton & El Paso

Washington, DC…Well, I want to thank the Attorney General for not only this today, but for doing an incredible job. Thank you very much, Bill. Appreciate it. Today, I’m honored to welcome you to the White House as we recognize 11 extraordinary American heroes. These incredible patriots responded to the worst violence and most barbaric […]

Expansion of California’s Red Flag Law Heads to the Governor

Expansion of California’s Red Flag Law Heads to the Governor

Sacramento, CA…California is poised to expand its red flag law after a recent study suggested such policies may be effective in reducing the risk of mass shootings. The Assembly sent Governor Newsom AB 61 by Assemblymember Phil Ting (D-San Francisco) today, which gives more Californians access to a court process that could temporarily take away […]

No Harmful Algal Blooms Found in CCWD Water Supply Testing

San Andreas, CA…Over the past few months, harmful algal blooms (HABs) have been identified in Calaveras County and throughout California by the State Water Resources Control Board, including in New Melones and New Hogan reservoirs (click here for more information). In light of these concerns, the Calaveras County Water District collected water samples in all […]

Shigella Outbreak in Amador County

Shigella Outbreak in Amador County

Sutter Creek, CA…A significant increase in acute frequent diarrhea is being reported in Amador County. Heathcare providers have reported Shigellosis in several individuals. Amador County Environmental Health and Public Health are completing an investigation and have enforced food safety practices at an Ione establishment associated with reports of this illness. Shigellosis is a disease caused […]

130,000 New Jobs in August, Labor Force Participation Rate 63.2%, Hourly Average Rises to $28.11

130,000 New Jobs in August, Labor Force Participation Rate 63.2%, Hourly Average Rises to $28.11

Washington, DC…Total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 130,000 in August, and the unemployment rate was unchanged at 3.7 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Employment in federal government rose, largely reflecting the hiring of temporary workers for the 2020 Census. Notable job gains also occurred in health care and financial activities, while […]

No Harmful Algal Blooms Found in CCWD Water Supply Testing

No Harmful Algal Blooms Found in CCWD Water Supply Testing

San Andreas, CA…Over the past few months, harmful algal blooms (HABs) have been identified in Calaveras County and throughout California by the State Water Resources Control Board, including in New Melones and New Hogan reservoirs (click here for more information). In light of these concerns, the Calaveras County Water District collected water samples in all […]

CCWD Refutes Allegations of Discrimination by Calaveras Band of Mi-Wuk Indians

CCWD Refutes Allegations of Discrimination by Calaveras Band of Mi-Wuk Indians

San Andreas, CA…On August 22, 2019, the Calaveras Enterprise published an article that included accusations that the Calaveras County Water District (CCWD) discriminated against the Calaveras Band of Mi-Wuk Indians (Tribe) when CCWD declined to hire the Tribe for cultural resources monitoring services on the Reach 1 Pipeline Replacement Project currently under construction on Hwy […]

State Department of Insurance Town Hall Meeting With State of California Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara

State Department of Insurance Town Hall Meeting With State of California Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara

San Andreas, CA…State Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara and his staff will host a Town Hall Meeting on Monday September 16, 2019 at 6 pm. The Town Hall will be held at San Andreas Town Hall, 24 Church Hill Road, San Andreas, CA. The Insurance Commissioner will present about the current state of getting and maintaining […]

Calaveras Adopting Voter’s Choice Act

Calaveras Adopting Voter’s Choice Act

San Andreas, CA…The Registrar of Voters has opted to adopt the Voter’s Choice Act Election Model. The draft Election Administration Plan (EAP) was released on August 9th. The EAP outlines the county’s proposal on how to facilitate an All-Mail/Vote Center election and the various changes in policy and procedure that accompany the transition. Consultations and […]