Wells Fargo Chairman, CEO John Stumpf Retires After 34 Years With Company

Wells Fargo Chairman, CEO John Stumpf Retires After 34 Years With Company

San Francisco, CA…Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) announced today that Chairman and Chief Executive Officer John Stumpf has informed the Company’s Board of Directors that he is retiring from the Company and the Board, effective immediately. The Board has elected Tim Sloan, the Company’s President and Chief Operating Officer, to succeed him as CEO, […]

Samsung Asks All Global Partners To Stop Sales On Galaxy Note 7

Samsung Asks All Global Partners To Stop Sales On Galaxy Note 7

Suwon, South Korea…Samsung Electronics announced a global replacement program and recall for the Galaxy Note7 as a precautionary measure due to a battery cell issue. Since the launch of the Galaxy Note 7 there have been hundreds of world wide reports of the device having critical battery failure and fires. Since then, Samsung has been […]

Increase In August Deficit For U.S. International Trade In Goods And Services

Increase In August Deficit For U.S. International Trade In Goods And Services

Washington, DC…The U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, through the Department of Commerce, announced today that the goods and services deficit was $40.7 billion in August, up $1.2 billion from $39.5 billion in July, revised. August exports were $187.9 billion, $1.5 billion more than July exports. August imports were $228.6 billion, […]

Unemployment Insurance Claims In Decline Over Prior Week

Unemployment Insurance Claims In Decline Over Prior Week

Washington, DC…In the week ending October 1, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 249,000, a decrease of 5,000 from the previous week’s unrevised level of 254,000. The 4-week moving average was 253,500, a decrease of 2,500 from the previous week’s unrevised average of 256,000. This is the lowest level for this average […]

Joint Investigation Team Report on the Downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17

Joint Investigation Team Report on the Downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17

Washington, DC…The United States welcomes the interim report of the Joint Investigation Team on the shoot down of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17. The Team’s interim findings corroborate Secretary Kerry’s statement in the days following the tragedy that MH17 was shot down by a BUK surface-to-air missile fired from Russian-backed, separatist-controlled territory in eastern Ukraine. The […]

Wild Land Fire Season Is Only A Few Months Away

Wild Land Fire Season Is Only A Few Months Away

Jackson Ca Fire Season is right around the corner once again. Time to get out and get your Property in a Fire Safe Condition. I cannot emphasize it enough to clear back from your homes as far as reasonably possible. The more Defensible Space you have the better off you are. Clear all ground and […]

Current Request List for the FORRFS Donation Truck as of 12/30/15

Current Request List for the FORRFS Donation Truck as of 12/30/15

Railroad Flat Ca. The Friends of Rail Road Flat School Butte Fire Relief Efforts a 501c3 that is working directly with the Butte Fire Victims through their Donation Center and their Mobile Donation Van in working hard 7 days a week to help in any way they can the Butte Fire Victims who are still […]

Another First Hand Account Of The Butte Fire Reality 12 19 2015

Another First Hand Account Of The Butte Fire Reality 12 19 2015

Mountain Ranch Ca Re-posted with permission from Terry Miner of the The Friends of Rail Road Flat School Butte Fire Relief Efforts a 501c3. Via Facebook group Mountain Ranch Needs and Volunteers https://www.facebook.com/groups/518745204942169/permalink/546782125471810/ This is the #ButteFireReality Terry can be reached at –  terryrockzz@yahoo.com Terry Miner I’ve had a very busy couple of days and […]

DOJ & DOT issue Joint ADA Technical Assistance on Requirements To Provide Curb Ramps

DOJ & DOT issue Joint ADA Technical Assistance on Requirements To Provide Curb Ramps

Washington DC Today, the U.S. Department  of Justice’s Civil Rights Division (DOJ) and the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (DOT) issued joint technical assistance, entitled “Questions and Answers: Supplement to the 2013 DOJ/DOT Joint Technical Assistance on the Title II of the Americans With Disabilities Act Requirements To Provide Curb Ramps when Streets, […]

Butte Fire Reality The Ongoing Struggle Of Survival

Butte Fire Reality The Ongoing Struggle Of Survival

Mountain Ranch Ca This story is brought to you the reader here with the permission of the of the original writer Ms Katie Clark a long time resident of Calaveras County.  This is the Butte Fire Reality of the hardships many are facing at this time with in the Burn Scar and those still outside […]

Community: Angels Camp Police Department Receives Grant For Special Traffic Enforcement And Crash Prevention

Community: Angels Camp Police Department Receives Grant For Special Traffic Enforcement And Crash Prevention

Angels Camp Ca PRESS RELEASE Nov 5th, 2015 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SUBJECT: Angels Camp Police Department Receives Grant For Special Traffic Enforcement And Crash Prevention CONTACT: Teresa Pry, Tel. (209)736-2567 /teresapry@angelscamp.gov The Angels Camp Police Department has been awarded a $81,000.00 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) for a year-long program of […]

Windows 10 will automatically download on to Windows 7 or 8 PCs

Windows 10 will automatically download on to Windows 7 or 8 PCs

Source: http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2015/oct/30/windows-10-automatic-download-windows-7-8-pc-computers Microsoft’s efforts to entice users to upgrade to Windows 10 will soon see it automatically downloaded on to users computers without their knowledge. The company announced that Windows 10 will become a “recommended update” starting next year, which means anyone with Windows 7 or 8 that has automatic updates activated – the default […]

USDA Offers Help to Fire-Affected Farmers and Ranchers

USDA Offers Help to Fire-Affected Farmers and Ranchers

Washington DC The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) reminds farmers and ranchers affected by the recent wildfires in Alaska, California, Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington State that USDA has programs to assist with their recovery efforts. The Farm Service Agency (FSA) can assist farmers and ranchers who lost livestock, grazing land, fences or eligible trees, […]

Advisory: Drop the Drugs Event November 1

Advisory: Drop the Drugs Event November 1

San Andreas, CA Calaveras County community members can prevent prescription and other drug misuse and abuse by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous, expired, unused, and unwanted drugs on November 1st from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at two locations in the county. A “Drop the Drugs” event is being presented by the Calaveras County […]

Rim Fire Audio Tour

Rim Fire Audio Tour

Sonora Ca. Source: http://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/stanislaus/home/?cid=stelprd3845549 In the wake of the third largest wildfire in California’s history, Stanislaus National Forest is rising from the ashes. Join us on our road to recovery and learn how mega-fires are impacting landscapes across the west. The Rim Fire is a compelling story about a wildland fire that blazed through Stanislaus […]