President-Elect Donald Trump Appoints Dr. Peter Navarro To Head White House National Trade Council

President-Elect Donald Trump Appoints Dr. Peter Navarro To Head White House National Trade Council

New York, NY…President-elect Donald J. Trump today announced the formation of the White House National Trade Council (NTC) and his selection of Dr. Peter Navarro to serve as Assistant to the President and Director of Trade and Industrial Policy. The formation of the National Trade Council further demonstrates the President-elect’s determination to make American manufacturing […]

National Income & Product Accounts Gross Domestic Product: Third Quarter 2016

National Income & Product Accounts Gross Domestic Product: Third Quarter 2016

Washington, DC…Real gross domestic product increased at an annual rate of 3.5 percent in the third quarter of 2016(table 1), according to the “third” estimate released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis. In the second quarter, real GDP increased 1.4 percent. The GDP estimate released today is based on more complete source data than were […]

DMV Reminds Motorists Of New 2017 Laws

DMV Reminds Motorists Of New 2017 Laws

Sacramento, CA…Sacramento – With the New Year just around the corner, the California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) wants to inform the public of several new laws or changes to existing law that, unless otherwise noted, take effect on January 1, 2017. The following are summaries of some transportation-related laws taking effect. Use of Electronic […]

Calaveras County Sheriff’s Logs For December 21th

Calaveras County Sheriff’s Logs For December 21th

San Andreas, CA…The latest activity logs for the Calaveras County Sheriff’s Deputies are attached: CALAVERAS COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICE MEDIA BULLETIN Wednesday, December 21, 2016 02:24 Alarm Sounding 1612210001 Occurred on Old Oak Rd, San Andreas. Commercial alarm. . Disposition: False Alarm. 03:12 Disturbance 1612210003 Occurred on S Main St, City of Angels. Disposition: No Report […]

Senator Gaines Announces 2017-18 Committee Assignments

Senator Gaines Announces 2017-18 Committee Assignments

Sacramento, CA…Senator Ted Gaines (R–El Dorado) today announced his committee assignments for the 2017-18 legislative session. Senator Gaines will remain in his post as vice chairman of the Senate Insurance Committee. He is also a member of the Senate Committees on Governmental Organization; Energy, Utilities and Communications; Transportation and Housing; and Legislative Ethics. “I am […]

Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Logs For December 20th

Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Logs For December 20th

Sonora, CA… Tuolumne County Sheriff’s logs through December 20th are enclosed: TUOLUMNE COUNTY SHERIFF MEDIA BULLETIN Tuesday, December 20, 2016 00:25 TRAFFIC STOP 1612200001 Officer initiated activity at Panda Express, Sanguinetti Rd, Sonora City.Summary: I conducted a traffic stop for a violation of 4000(a) cvc. The driver and a passenger were arrested for a drug […]

Operating Hours To Change On Stanislaus National Forest December 27th

Operating Hours To Change On Stanislaus National Forest December 27th

Sonora, CA… Winter operating hours at the Forest Supervisor’s office and all four Ranger District offices will change to 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. beginning Dec. 27. “Visitors may not see any change since some district offices are already operating on this schedule,” said Scott Tangenberg, acting Forest Supervisor. “This action will ensure continuity between […]

New Executive Director For ATCAA Agency Named

New Executive Director For ATCAA Agency Named

Sonora/Jackson, CA…The Amador Tuolumne Community Action Agency (ATCAA) announced today that Rajeev (Raj) Rambob will serve as the new ATCAA Executive Director effective 1/1/17 replacing Shelly Hance who is retiring at the end of the year with 35 years of service at ATCAA. Hance has served as Executive Director since 1991 following ATCAA’s founding Executive […]

Calaveras County Sheriff’s Logs For December 20th

Calaveras County Sheriff’s Logs For December 20th

San Andreas, CA…The latest activity logs for the Calaveras County Sheriff’s Deputies are attached: CALAVERAS COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICE MEDIA BULLETIN Tuesday, December 20, 2016 00:17 Suspicious or Parked Vehicle 1612200001 Officer initiated activity at Hwy 4, Murphys. . Disposition: No Report Taken. 00:18 Traffic Stop 1612200002 Officer initiated activity at Main St/Hwy 26, West Point. […]

Rudolph Is On Standard Presentencing Terms

Rudolph Is On Standard Presentencing Terms

Alpine County, CA…Rudolph is on standard Presentencing terms. He cannot consume any eggnog, milk or cookies without a doctor’s authorization. He is subject to testing for those prohibited substances as well. He is also subject to search of his Reindeer self, sleigh and barn for any prohibited or otherwise illegal substance. Said searches can be […]

Game, Set & Match For Tennis Racket Assailant

Game, Set & Match For Tennis Racket Assailant

Sonora, CA…Early Sunday afternoon around 1 PM, the Sheriff’s Office received several reports of a man with a tennis racket in the Junction Shopping Center assaulting people. A woman at the old McDonald’s restaurant reported she was struck with a tennis racket by an unknown man at least five times and suffered minor injuries. The […]

Extraordinary Nurses Recognized At Mark Twain Medical Center

Extraordinary Nurses Recognized At Mark Twain Medical Center

San Andreas,CA…The DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses has been presented to Liesl Neuman and Jeremy Furlong, who are nurses at Mark Twain Medical Center. The award is part of the DAISY Foundation’s program recognizing the super-human efforts nurses perform every day. Recipients are nominated by patients, families and colleagues and chosen by a committee of […]

Calaveras Community Foundation Grants Make The Season Brighter

Calaveras Community Foundation Grants Make The Season Brighter

Angels Camp, CA…A generous donation from the Federlein Family Fund at the San Francisco Community Foundation, in honor of Lloyd Federlein, has allowed funds to be distributed to Calaveras County food pantries, the Calaveras Senior Center and the Calaveras Humane Society. These surprise grants are designated to benefit our County’s senior population. Thirteen local food […]

Multiple Agency Donations & Volunteer Work Make Santa’s Express A Major Success!

Multiple Agency Donations & Volunteer Work Make Santa’s Express A Major Success!

San Andreas, CA…On Monday the 19th members of the Angels-Murphys and West Calaveras Rotary Clubs came to the Food Bank bright and early to deliver Christmas dinner to 212 Santa’s Express households throughout the county!The Resource Connection’s Santa’s Express makes holiday meals a reality for families that may not otherwise have them. The program started […]

Lumsden Road Off Highway 120 Closed By Rock Slide

Lumsden Road Off Highway 120 Closed By Rock Slide

Sonora, CA…Lumsden Road, about 4.5 miles off of Ferretti Road and a half mile above Merals Pool, is currently impassable due to a large rock slide. Stanislaus National Forest’s Groveland District Ranger Jim Junette anticipates the road will reopen sometime next week, depending on weather conditions and when crews can get the appropriate equipment to […]

Public Comment Period Ends January 10th, For New Transit Service Plan

Public Comment Period Ends January 10th, For New Transit Service Plan

San Andreas,CA…Details of a new transit service, introduced at the Dec 13, Board of Supervisors meeting, can be found at www.calaverastransit.com. The service plan will be the subject of a public hearing on January 10, 2017. Based on studies about transit in Calaveras, and the proposal was developed with input from various County agencies and […]

What Does The CHP Want For Christmas? Safety.

What Does The CHP Want For Christmas? Safety.

Sacramento, CA…The California Highway Patrol (CHP) wants all motorists on the roadways to drive safely during their travel this holiday season. As part of its upcomingMaximum Enforcement Period (MEP), the CHP reminds motorists to buckle up, avoid distracteddriving, designate a sober driver, and always travel at a safe speed for conditions. The CHP Christmas MEP […]

Calaveras County Sheriff’s Logs For December 19th

Calaveras County Sheriff’s Logs For December 19th

San Andreas, CA…The latest activity logs for the Calaveras County Sheriff’s Deputies are attached: CALAVERAS COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICE MEDIA BULLETIN Monday, December 19, 2016 00:03 Traffic Stop 1612190001 Officer initiated activity at Hwy 12/MESSING Rd, Burson. . Disposition: No Report Taken. 01:03 Alarm Sounding 1612190003 Occurred on Mountain Ranch Rd, Mountain Ranch. Residential. . Disposition: […]