Sen. Mike McGuire’s meeting with a Trinity High School class last week brought up some interesting information, including some of the ways the state is spending a $75 billion surplus and where it came from.
Local school administrators and school board members came before the Board of Supervisors last week to voice opposition to Gov. Gavin Newsom’s impending mandate that will require schools to refuse enrollment to students unvaccinated for the COVID-19 virus. Speakers asked that the board advoc…
The ongoing, unquestioned, continuation of declarations of emergency due to coronavirus were questioned at the Tuesday, Nov. 16, county Board of Supervisors meeting, and opened up for further public discussion next month.
On Monday, the California Department of Public Health released the most recent statistics on COVID-19 and updates on the state’s pandemic response. The most up-to-date data is available on the state’s COVID-19 data dashboard.
In other county news:
HIGHWAY 299: The Downriver closure area on Highway 299 has been shortened during overnight hours and on Sundays. Continuous one-way traffic control will be in place from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. daily and all day Sunday just west of Del Loma from post miles 18.3 to 19.3 with flaggers only (no pilot car).
Crime & Punishment
A Weaverville man was arrested Saturday morning after witnesses say he was tossing a newspaper stand around in the street in downtown Weaverville. Deputies responded to the call at 9:30 a.m. Nov. 13 and immediately detained Benjamin Dobrovolny, 40.
Gov't Calendar & Agendas
The verdict in the Rittenhouse trial was a true miscarriage of justice if there ever was one. In this case we have a young man being taken by his own mother interstate to go into a crowd of people armed with a semi-automatic rifle. This action put him and anyone around him in mortal danger.
President Harry Truman reminded Americans that Thanksgiving is about more than appreciating one’s good fortune and harvest. Thanksgiving is about sharing with others, including the hungry in faraway lands.