Dominic Garcia of CBS 13 in Sacramento produced a story on the Save Our Calaveras Fire Departments campaign. See it here on the CBS 13 website, or go to the link from the campaign Facebook page.
SAN ANDREAS: Five Calaveras County community leaders celebrated Valentines Day Tuesday by filing notice that they intend to circulate a ballot initiative petition to fund local fire agencies. The initiative seeks voter approval for a 1 percent sales tax to fund the county’s ten local fire agencies. If proponents secure the required 2,124 valid
MURPHYS – The Calaveras Local Fire Protection Committee for Measure A will host a Town Hall at 6 p.m. Oct. 6 in the Native Sons of the Golden West Hall, 389 Main St., Murphys. The Town Hall offers a chance for voters to learn the details of Measure A, the Calaveras Local Fire Protection Tax
For years, Calaveras County’s fire districts have cooperated on Fire Academy training sessions like this one in May, 2022, in Copperopolis. Yet while local agencies continue to train plenty of volunteers, they struggle to hold on to them as big city and state fire agencies lure them away with the offer of paid jobs. Measure
VALLEY SPRINGS – 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
CALAVERAS COUNTY – Calaveras County Clerk Rebecca Turner in March certified that volunteers collected enough voter signatures to place the Calaveras Local Fire Protection Tax Initiative on the November Ballot. The Calaveras County Board of Supervisors on April 12 voted to formally call an election and consolidate it with this year’s general election. The 1