As Abortion Rights Constitutional Amendment Heads to Ballot, Governor Newsom Takes Additional New Action to Protect Women and Providers in California

As Abortion Rights Constitutional Amendment Heads to Ballot, Governor Newsom Takes Additional New Action to Protect Women and Providers in California

Sacramento, CA…In November, California voters will have an opportunity to amend the state’s constitution to include the right to an abortion and today, Governor Gavin Newsom signed an executive order to further protect women coming to California from other states. “California will not back down from the fight to protect abortion rights as more than half […]

Fireworks Safety is Your Responsibility as We Celebrate Our Nation’s 246th Birthday

Fireworks Safety is Your Responsibility as We Celebrate Our Nation’s 246th Birthday

San Andreas- CAL FIRE Tuolumne-Calaveras Unit would like to remind everyone that within the counties of Tuolumne and Calaveras fireworks rules and regulations differ. In Tuolumne County, ALL fireworks are prohibited; including safe and sane fireworks. In Calaveras County, with the exception of the Ebbetts Pass Fire Protection District, Safe and Sane fireworks are allowed. […]

Governor Newsom, Senate President pro Tempore Atkins and Assembly Speaker Rendon Announce Budget Agreement

Governor Newsom, Senate President pro Tempore Atkins and Assembly Speaker Rendon Announce Budget Agreement

Sacramento, CA…Governor Gavin Newsom, Senate President pro Tempore Toni G. Atkins (D-San Diego) and Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Lakewood) today issued the following statement after reaching an agreement on the framework for the 2022-23 state budget: “California’s budget addresses the state’s most pressing needs, and prioritizes getting dollars back into the pockets of millions of […]

President Biden at Launch of the Partnership for Global Infrastructure and Investment

President Biden at Launch of the Partnership for Global Infrastructure and Investment

Krün, Germany…Thank you very much. Well, good afternoon, folks. Our nations and our world stand at a genuine inflection point in history. Technology has made our world smaller, more immediate, and more connected. It’s opened up incredible opportunities, but also accelerated challenges that impact on all of us: managing global energy needs, taking on the […]

Urgent Need to Keep Local Firefighters & Vote Yes on Measure A

Urgent Need to Keep Local Firefighters & Vote Yes on Measure A

Valley Springs, CA…The leaders of Calaveras County’s largest local fire district this month decided to dip into the district’s financial reserves and hire six seasonal firefighters rather than risk going without enough firefighters during the looming summer fire season. “We didn’t have anybody that wanted to continue to work for $125 a day,” Calaveras Consolidated […]

West Coast States Launch New Multi-State Commitment to Reproductive Freedom, Standing United on Protecting Abortion Access

West Coast States Launch New Multi-State Commitment to Reproductive Freedom, Standing United on Protecting Abortion Access

Sacramento, CA…The governors of California, Oregon and Washington today issued a Multi-State Commitment to defend access to reproductive health care, including abortion and contraceptives, and committed to protecting patients and doctors against efforts by other states to export their abortion bans to our states. This Multi-State Commitment affirms the governors’ commitment in response to the […]

Congressman Tom McClintock on The Perils of Experts

Congressman Tom McClintock on The Perils of Experts

Washington, DC…Congressman McClintock today delivered the following remarks on the House floor. The remarks can be viewed below and a transcript follows: We all know the tale of the Emperor’s New Clothes. Grifters convince an emperor that they’re expert tailors who weave a cloth so fine that only the virtuous can see it. The emperor […]

Self Issuing Permit Stations Available for Late Arriving Stanislaus USFS Visitors

Self Issuing Permit Stations Available for Late Arriving Stanislaus USFS Visitors

Sonora, CA…Planning a trip into the Wilderness this weekend? Both the Summit Ranger Station and Calaveras Ranger Station have self issuing permit stations if you arrive after hours. Please be sure to follow all of the rules of the Wilderness. https://www.fs.usda.gov/attmain/stanislaus/specialplaces Happy trails! Source = USFS

FDA Denies Authorization to Market JUUL Products

FDA Denies Authorization to Market JUUL Products

Washington, DC…Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued marketing denial orders (MDOs) to JUUL Labs Inc. for all of their products currently marketed in the United States. As a result, the company must stop selling and distributing these products. In addition, those currently on the U.S. market must be removed, or risk enforcement action. […]

Congressman McClintock’s Remarks of the January 6th Committee

Congressman McClintock’s Remarks of the January 6th Committee

Washington, DC…Congressman McClintock delivered the following remarks on the House floor discussing the January 6th Committee. “On February 27, 1933, the Reichstag – Germany’s Capitol building – was set on fire. Who was responsible remains in dispute even today. What is undisputed is that the Nazis, barely holding onto power in a coalition government – […]

January 6 Committee Hearings – Day 4

January 6 Committee Hearings – Day 4

Washington, DC…(PBS)…The House committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack will hold its fourth public hearing June 21, focused on former President Donald Trump’s efforts to pressure state legislators and local election officials to change the results of the 2020 presidential election. The hearing is scheduled to begin at 1 p.m. ET on Tuesday, June 21. […]

Murphys Fire Protection District Seeking District Secretary

Murphys Fire Protection District Seeking District Secretary

Murphys, CA…The Murphys Fire District is looking for a 32 hour per week Administrative Assistant. $23-$25/Hr depending on experience. Applications cab be picked up in person at 37 Jones Street, Murphys CA 95247. Full Details are below… Job Announcement for the position of: DISTRICT SECRETARY Wage: $23.00-$25.00 Per Hour 32 Hours Per Week Benefits: Public […]

The Calaveras County Board of Supervisors are Back in Action Today.

The Calaveras County Board of Supervisors are Back in Action Today.

San Andreas, CA…The Calaveras County Board of Supervisors are Back in Action Today. The full agenda is below… Board of Supervisors Regular Meeting 6/21/2022 8:00 AM Board of Supervisors Chambers 891 Mountain Ranch Road   San Andreas, CA 95249 Downloads:  Agenda  Agenda Packet  Video Call to Order Roll Call Closed Session Agenda 1. Pursuant to Govt. Code § […]

ExxonMobil statement regarding President Biden Letter to Oil Industry

ExxonMobil statement regarding President Biden Letter to Oil Industry

Irving, TX…ExxonMobil released the following statement in response to a letter from President Biden.  We have been in regular contact with the administration to update the President and his staff on how ExxonMobil has been investing more than any other company to develop U.S. oil and gas supplies. This includes investments in the U.S. of […]

Governor Newsom Honors Fallen El Monte Police Department Corporal and Officer

Governor Newsom Honors Fallen El Monte Police Department Corporal and Officer

Sacramento, CA…Governor Gavin Newsom today issued the following statement regarding the deaths of Corporal Michael Paredes and Officer Joseph Santana of the El Monte Police Department: “Jennifer and I join Californians in mourning Corporal Paredes and Officer Santana, two brave public servants who made the ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty. Their tragic loss […]

Executive Order on Advancing Equality for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and Intersex Individuals

Executive Order on Advancing Equality for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and Intersex Individuals

Washington, DC…By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, it is hereby ordered as follows: Section 1. Policy. Our Nation has made great strides in fulfilling the fundamental promises of freedom and equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and intersex (LGBTQI+) Americans, […]

$1 Billion of New U.S. Military Assistance for Ukraine

$1 Billion of New U.S. Military Assistance for Ukraine

Washington, DC…Today, we announced an additional $1 billion in additional military assistance for Ukraine. Pursuant to a delegation of authority from the President, I am authorizing our twelfth drawdown of arms and equipment from U.S. Department of Defense inventories for Ukraine’s defense since August 2021, valued at up to $350 million. This authorization, combined with […]

Federal Reserve Issues FOMC Statement After Raising Interest Rates .75%

Federal Reserve Issues FOMC Statement After Raising Interest Rates .75%

Washington, DC…Overall economic activity appears to have picked up after edging down in the first quarter. Job gains have been robust in recent months, and the unemployment rate has remained low. Inflation remains elevated, reflecting supply and demand imbalances related to the pandemic, higher energy prices, and broader price pressures. The invasion of Ukraine by […]

FAA Greenlights Starship Launches, Requires SpaceX to Take Over 75 Actions to Mitigate Environmental Impact

FAA Greenlights Starship Launches, Requires SpaceX to Take Over 75 Actions to Mitigate Environmental Impact

Washington, DC…The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will require SpaceX to take more than 75 actions to mitigate environmental impacts from its proposed plan to launch the Starship/Super Heavy vehicle from Boca Chica, Texas. The actions are part of the agency’s environmental review. The environmental review must be completed along with public […]

The Calaveras County Board of Supervisors are Back in Action Today

The Calaveras County Board of Supervisors are Back in Action Today

Washington, DC….The Calaveras County Board of Supervisors are Back in Action Today. The full agenda is enclosed…. Board of Supervisors Regular Meeting 6/14/2022 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 Staff Announcements This is a time for […]

More Inflation Woes as Producer Prices Index Rising at 10.8%

More Inflation Woes as Producer Prices Index Rising at 10.8%

Washington, DC..The Producer Price Index for final demand increased 0.8 percent in May, seasonally adjusted, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. This rise followed advances of 0.4 percent in April and 1.6 percent in March. (See table A.) On an unadjusted basis, final demand prices moved up 10.8 percent for the 12 months […]

Marine Fatalities in Osprey Crash Identified

Marine Fatalities in Osprey Crash Identified

Miramar, CA…The five deceased Marines from the MV-22B Osprey mishap on June 8, 2022 have been identified. All were assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor (VMM) Squadron 364, Marine Aircraft Group (MAG) 39, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing (MAW) and were based at Marine Corps Air Station Camp Pendleton, CA. The identities of the Marines are below. […]

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