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National Forests In California Provide Benefit To Local Economies

VALLEJO, Calif., Sep. 14, 2011—Outdoor recreation activities in California’s national forests contributed $2 billion dollars to local economies and helped sustain an estimated 38,000 jobs in 2010. The U.S. Forest Service’s National Visitor Use... Learn More

Big Bar Put In on the Mokelumne is Open

A new Mokelumne River access point along Highway 49 is open for business. The Big Bar “put-in/take-out” facility for boaters opened to the public Sept. 5 with 18 parking spaces, rest rooms and an interpretive kiosk. Jim Eicher, an associate manager... Learn More

Mokelumne River Annual Clean Up Day – September 17th

By The Record August 31, 2011 12:00 AM MOKELUMNE HILL – The Foothill Conservancy is inviting volunteers to join in the annual cleanup day Sept. 17 for the Mokelumne River.  The cleanup will take place at six sites stretching from Pioneer in the... Learn More

San Joaquin County Supervisors Oppose Bird Refuge Expansion

By Alex Breitler Record Staff Writer August 31, 2011 12:00 AM STOCKTON – County leaders on Tuesday condemned the concept of a national wildlife refuge in San Joaquin County, even before one has been formally proposed. After hearing from farmers... Learn More

CAL Fire Approves New Fire Fee

August 23, 2011 05:33 pm Tina Falco, MML News Reporter Sacramento, CA– Rural homeowners living in fire districts serviced by CAL FIRE can expect to pay up to $90 in fire prevention fees. The state fire board passed emergency regulation... Learn More

CAP Attends the Sierra Nevada Alliance Conference

The Cap Team at SNA Conference CAP Board members and staff recently attended the annual conference of the Sierra Nevada Alliance in South Lake Tahoe.  Pictured are Board members John Trinkl, Mickey Williamson, Holly Mines, Penny Sarvis, and Calaveras... Learn More

Sierra Business Council is Looking for Interns for their Green Communities Program

The Green Communities Program will assist up to twenty local government jurisdictions in the Sierra Nevada to complete community-wide greenhouse gas emissions (GHGE) inventories. Community Interns will be paired with local governments to provide the... Learn More

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... Learn 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... Learn 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... Learn More







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