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Sierra Business Council is Looking for a Community Network Director

Sierra Business Council is looking for a way to tap into our incredible online community throughout the Sierra Nevada. Our vision is to create an online collaborative network of users who are finding solutions to the most challenging problems that face our region. The Community Network Director will be responsible for overseeing, managing and implementing Sierra Business Council’s shift from a traditional non-profit membership structure... Read More

State Redistricting Process May Change Calaveras Representatives

The California Citizens Redistricting Commission has issued new draft maps for the state Senate, Assembly and Congressional districts which could change who represents Calaveras County.  The new congressional district maps put Calaveras in the Foothill District along with other foothill counties such as Placer, El Dorado, Amador, Alpine, Toulumne and Mariposa instead of aligning it with Sacramento as they have in the past.  The formerly sprawling... Read More

Written comments on the EBMUD revised EIR Due

East Bay Municipal Utilities District (EBMUD) held public scoping sessions for the reworking of its Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the proposed Pardee Dam expansion earlier this month. Calaveras resident raised voices in support of the Mokelumne River. Written comments on the EBMUD revised EIR for its water plan are due by July 29. E-mail them to, fax to 510-287-1295, or mail to: WSMP Comments c/o Tom Francis Water Supply... Read More

The Latest on Calaveras County Redistricting

Follow the county discussions on the redistricting of County Supervisor districts. Based on recent census data, proposed changes would extend District 3 (currently above Murphys to the boundary with Alpine County) to include Murphys and its surrounding area.  District 4 (currently Angels Camp and Murphys) would lose Murphys but pick up Copperopolis.  District 5 would lose Copperopolis and keep Rancho Calaveras; it would also extend into some of... Read More

CAP Receives Cash Grant from the Teichert Foundation

CAP recently received word that it has been awarded a $3000 grant from the Sacramento-based Teichert Foundation.  This is the second year in a row that Teichert has offered support for CAP’s sponsorship of the Calaveras Planning Coalition.  This year these funds are designated for continuing the work of the Coalition and expanding beyond our borders to partner with folks doing similar work in Amador County.  Both counties are in General Plan... Read More

CAP Website Hosts Board of Supervisors and Planning Commission Meeting Videos

Videos of all Board of Supervisor meetings and Planning Commission meetings are posted on the CAP website, usually within a day of the meeting.  Flowplayer technology allows you to select any segment of the meeting you wish to watch.  An archive of all videos posted since we began this project is available. We thank CCTV for providing us with the videos and we thank our partner in this project, had the vision for this... Read More

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