Governor Newsom Delivers 2024 State of the State Address

Governor Newsom Delivers 2024 State of the State Address

Sacramento, CA…Following the transmittal of the 2024 State of the State address to the Legislature today, Governor Gavin Newsom released his address directly to the people of California in virtual remarks. The Governor’s address emphasizes California’s commitment to strengthening democracy, civil rights and social progress in the face of consequential threats — and highlights the […]

Calaveras County Board of Supervisors are Back in Action Today

Calaveras County Board of Supervisors are Back in Action Today

San Andreas, CA…Calaveras County Board of Supervisors are Back in Action Today.   The full agenda is below… Board of Supervisors Regular Meeting 6/25/2024 10:00 AM Board of Supervisors Chambers 891 Mountain Ranch Road   San Andreas, CA 95249   Downloads:  Agenda  Agenda Packet Call to Order Roll Call Pledge of Allegiance Staff Announcements This is a time for […]

Julian Assange will Plead Guilty in Deal with US and Return to Australia

Julian Assange will Plead Guilty in Deal with US and Return to Australia

Washington, DC…(AP)…Wikileaks founder Julian Assange will plead guilty to a felony charge in a deal with the U.S. Justice Department that will resolve a long-running legal saga that spanned multiple continents and centered on the publication of a trove of classified documents, according to court papers filed late Monday. Assange is scheduled to appear in […]

Angels Camp City Council Meeting of 6/18/2024

Angels Camp City Council Meeting of 6/18/2024

Angels Camp, CA… The City of Angels Camp is located in the heart of the California Foothills and is home to Gold Rush history, beautiful landscapes, a lifestyle that many want to be a part of, and is home to the world famous Calaveras County Frog Jump Jubilee every May. City Council meetings are held […]

Governor Newsom on Historic Land Return on the 5th Anniversary of Apology to Native Americans

Governor Newsom on Historic Land Return on the 5th Anniversary of Apology to Native Americans

Sacramento, CA…On the 5th anniversary of the state’s apology to California Native American peoples, Governor Gavin Newsom announced the state’s support for the return of over 2,800 acres of ancestral land to the Shasta Indian Nation. This return is one of the largest in state history and part of the state’s ongoing efforts to right […]

A Presidential Proclamation on Juneteenth Day of Observance, 2024

A Presidential Proclamation on Juneteenth Day of Observance, 2024

Washington, DC…On June 19, 1865, freedom finally came for the 250,000 enslaved people of Texas. That day, which would become known as Juneteenth, the Army arrived to enforce what had already been the law of the land for two and a half years — the Emancipation Proclamation. Today, we recognize that Juneteenth not only marks […]

Calaveras County Aero Fire Incident: Information and Resources

Calaveras County Aero Fire Incident: Information and Resources

San Andreas, CA…Calaveras Office of Emergency Services reminds the public to avoid misinformation about the Aero Fire incident. The most accurate information and resources for the Aero Fire can be found through the following sources: Webpages: CAL-Fire Aero Fire Overview: https://www.fire.ca.gov/incidents/2024/6/17/aero-fire. Evacuation orders and warnings: https://community.zonehaven.com/ Calaveras Office of Emergency Services Everbridge Emergency Alert Registration: https://fireprevention.calaverasgov.us/Emergency-Alerts Social Media: […]

Calaveras Sheriff’s Office & Calaveras OES on 1,500 Acre Aero Fire, Evac Centers, Animal Shelters, Etc

Calaveras Sheriff’s Office & Calaveras OES on 1,500 Acre Aero Fire, Evac Centers, Animal Shelters, Etc

Copperopolis, CA…Update: The Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office in coordination with Calaveras OES is continuing to monitor the wildfire in Copperopolis. Here are the latest updates: Fire Status: The wildfire has reached roughly 1,500 acres. 5,000 residents are without power. Road Closures: Highway 4 at Little John Road (Highway 4 at Obyrnes Ferry) is closed. Pool […]

Aero Fire Now Over 1,000 Acres, Hwy 4 Closed from Little John to Pool Stations, Evacuations Centers Opening

Aero Fire Now Over 1,000 Acres, Hwy 4 Closed from Little John to Pool Stations, Evacuations Centers Opening

Copperopolis, CA…The Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office is continuing to monitor the wildfire near Areo Road in Copperopolis. Here are the latest updates: The wildfire has reached 1,000 acres. Highway 4 is closed between Little John Road and and Pool Station Road. Evacuation Centers: Valley Springs Veterans Hall (189 Pine Street, Valley Springs) for residents west […]

Governor Newsom Honors Fallen Los Angeles County Firefighter Andrew Pontious

Governor Newsom Honors Fallen Los Angeles County Firefighter Andrew Pontious

Sacramento, CA…Governor Gavin Newsom issued the following statement regarding the death of Los Angeles County Firefighter Andrew Pontious: “Jennifer and I offer our sincerest condolences to the family, friends and entire Los Angeles County Fire Department for the loss of Firefighter Andrew Pontious. His service protecting the Los Angeles community will never be forgotten.” On […]

Unanimous Supreme Court Preserves Access to Widely Used Abortion Medication

Unanimous Supreme Court Preserves Access to Widely Used Abortion Medication

Washington, DC…(AP) — The Supreme Court on Thursday unanimously preserved access to a medication that was used in nearly two-thirds of all abortions in the U.S. last year, in the court’s first abortion decision since conservative justices overturned Roe v. Wade two years ago. The nine justices ruled that abortion opponents lacked the legal right to sue over the federal Food and Drug […]

Governor Newsom Supports Insurance Reform Proposal

Governor Newsom Supports Insurance Reform Proposal

Sacramento, CA…A new draft regulation announced by California Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara will require that insurers that use new catastrophe modeling must write more policies in distressed areas, with larger insurance companies required to insure properties in distressed areas at a rate equal to 85% of the insurer’s statewide market share. This is part of […]

Stanislaus National Forest Extends Seasonal Road Closures Through June 30.

Stanislaus National Forest Extends Seasonal Road Closures Through June 30.

Sonora, CA…After a late snow year and lingering damage to Stanislaus National Forest roads, Acting Forest Supervisor Beth Martinez has issued a forest order extending the seasonal road closures for affected roads in the Mi-Wok/Summit and Calaveras Ranger Districts, effective June 11 through June 30.  “After another winter of heavy snow, especially later in the […]

Mornings with the One Percent™ Board of Supervisors Meeting Replay

Mornings with the One Percent™ Board of Supervisors Meeting Replay

Arnold, CA…Mornings with the One Percent™ is live weekday mornings. The premise for the show is that the USDA ranked all 3,142 counties or county equivalents in the USA on a livability or desirability scale based on factors such as climate, scenic beauty, bodies of water for recreation, humidity and much more. All of our […]

President Biden Delivers Remarks on 80th Anniversary of D-Day

President Biden Delivers Remarks on 80th Anniversary of D-Day

Normandy, France…President Biden Delivers Remarks on D-Day in Normandy, France. President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden greet a group of World War II D-Day veterans who fought at Omaha Beach at the Normandy American Cemetery in Colleville-sur-Mer, France, Thursday, June 6, 2024, on the 80th anniversary of D-Day. (Official White House Photo by […]

Calaveras County Board of Supervisors will be Back in Action on June 11

Calaveras County Board of Supervisors will be Back in Action on June 11

San Andreas, CA…Calaveras County Board of Supervisors will be Back in Action on June 11. The full agenda is below… Board of Supervisors Regular Meeting 6/11/2024 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. […]

Groveland Ranger District to Host Community Town Hall Event

Groveland Ranger District to Host Community Town Hall Event

Groveland, CA…Continuing their efforts to engage in more direct community outreach and transparency, the Stanislaus National Forest’s Groveland Ranger District will host a community town hall event, Wednesday, June 12, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Groveland Community Resilience Center, 18986 Ferretti Road, Groveland, California. Representative of the Ranger District as well as […]

The Calaveras County Council of Governments is Back in Action Tonight

The Calaveras County Council of Governments is Back in Action Tonight

San Andreas, CA…The Calaveras County Council of Governments is Back in Action Tonight. The full agenda is below… Calaveras Council of Governments Regular Meeting 6/5/2024 5:30 PM Board of Supervisors Chambers 891 Mountain Ranch Rd.   San Andreas, CA 95249 Downloads:  Agenda  Agenda Packet To view or participate in the meeting online, please use the following link: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/81992800651?pwd=Ig9Qh9spbc3W2GdhLE3e3K0eCoQRpN.1 […]

Pile Burning Continues on Mi-Wok/Summit Ranger District

Pile Burning Continues on Mi-Wok/Summit Ranger District

Sonora, CA…With pile burning operations nearly complete in the Cedar Ridge area, crews with the Stanislaus National Forest’s Mi-Wok/Summit Ranger District will turn their attention to other locations on the corridor. Over the next few days, fire crews will begin pile burning operations in the Sandbar Flat Campground as well as the Crandall OHV area. […]

State Investment in California’s Job Growth Brings Funding For New Projects to Region

State Investment in California’s Job Growth Brings Funding For New Projects to Region

Truckee, CA…A multi-million dollar economic boost is on its way to the Eastern Sierra region. The newly-formed Sierra Jobs First initiative is part of a statewide investment in job creation, industrial strategy and economic development initiatives to create a more climate resilient and equitable economy. The Eastern Sierra region consists of seven counties: Alpine, Amador, […]

Appeals Court Halts Trump’s Georgia Case Till 2025

Appeals Court Halts Trump’s Georgia Case Till 2025

Atlanta, GA…(AP)…An appeals court has halted the Georgia election interference case against former President Donald Trump and others while it reviews the lower court judge’s ruling allowing Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis to remain on the case. The Georgia Court of Appeals’ order on Wednesday prevents Fulton County Superior Court Judge Scott McAfee from moving forward with […]

Recreation Area Fee Changes Go into Effect for 2024 Season

Recreation Area Fee Changes Go into Effect for 2024 Season

Sonora, CA…With operating costs exceeding revenues across several developed camp sites, day use, and other recreation areas, the Stanislaus National Forest has moved forward with fee increases for the 2024 season. In 2004, Congress passed the Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act which allows the U.S. Forest Service to retain 95 percent of revenue collected at […]

CCWD Secures an Additional $11.2 Million in Federal Funding

CCWD Secures an Additional $11.2 Million in Federal Funding

San Andreas, CA…The Calaveras County Water District (CCWD) secured $11.2 million from the Army Corps of Engineers (Army Corps) in the 2024 federal budget to construct the enhancement of the Copper Cove Wastewater Treatment Plant and Reclamation Facility. The funds are part of the Section 219 Environmental Infrastructure program run by the Army Corps, which […]

California is Now Home to the Most Fortune 500 Companies in the Country

California is Now Home to the Most Fortune 500 Companies in the Country

Sacramento, CA…”California is home to the most Fortune 500 companies in the country – beating out Texas, Florida, and all other states. From tech to finance to entertainment, California’s diverse economy leads with 57 companies on the list.” Governor Gavin Newsom.  Fortune  announced that for the first time since 2014, California is home to the most […]

NASA’s Boeing Starliner Crew Flight Test Launch – June 5, 2024 (Official NASA Broadcast)

NASA’s Boeing Starliner Crew Flight Test Launch – June 5, 2024 (Official NASA Broadcast)

Cape Canaveral, FL…Watch live as two NASA astronauts launch from Boeing’s Starliner spacecraft as one of the final steps on the road to certification. Launch of the ULA (United Launch Alliance) Atlas V rocket and Starliner spacecraft is targeted for 10:52 a.m. EDT Wednesday, June 5 (1452 UTC) from Space Launch Complex-41 at Cape Canaveral […]

House Floor Remarks: Justice Under the Left ~ Rep. Tom McClintock

House Floor Remarks:  Justice Under the Left ~ Rep. Tom McClintock

Washington, DC…The American Justice system has always been the pride of our nation and the envy of the world. In America, justice is portrayed as blindfolded, because it doesn’t matter whether those who seek it are rich or poor, weak or powerful, Republican or Democrat. Equal justice under law means exactly that: everyone is treated […]

McClintock Presents Bill Naming Post Office in Modesto in Honor of Corporal Michael D. Anderson Jr.

McClintock Presents Bill Naming Post Office in Modesto in Honor of Corporal Michael D. Anderson Jr.

Washington, DC…Legislation to honor Corporal Michael D. Anderson Jr. passed the United States House of Representatives yesterday. The bill, H.R. 1555, introduced by Rep. McClintock (CA-05), will designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 2300 Sylvan Avenue in Modesto, California, as the “Corporal Michael D. Anderson Jr. Post Office Building”. Corporal […]