District 8 State Sen. Will Krause, who announced his candidacy for Missouri Secretary of State for the 2016 election, chose to make his first campaign speech for the position in California.
A presentation regarding security methods for making property and home more secure was given at the Moniteau County Crime Watch meeting Tuesday in California.
An open house and ribbon cutting was held Wednesday, July 16, to mark the opening of a new Early Literacy Activity Center to serve young children.
At its regular monthly meeting Wednesday, July 16, at the CHS library media room, the California R-I School Board discussed the ongoing upgrades and improvements being done as a result of passage of the bond issue in April. The board approved releasing additional funds for the athletic field work and the upgrades and improvements which are ongoing at all three campuses.
Loan application requirements for the Neighborhood Assistance Program (NAP) loans were discussed at the regular meeting of California Progress, Inc. (CPI) on Thursday, July 17.
The Missouri State Fair 4-H and FFA Horse Show begins this Thursday, July 24, followed by the prestigious Society Horse Show Tuesday, July 29. Both events are part of the 2014 State Fair competition schedule and are open to the public at no charge.
The Miss Moniteau County Queen Pageant will be held Tuesday, Aug. 5, in conjunction with the Moniteau County Fair. All queen entrants must register no later than July 24.
The Moniteau County Democrat Club will have an ice cream sundae get together at the Lions Club Shelter house in Proctor Park Thursday, July 24, at 6:30 p.m.
Central Methodist University quarterback Kaleb Borghardt was just announced as a nominee for the 2014 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team -- the most prestigious off-the-field honor in college football.
Current point standings in the Men's Golf League, which alternates play at the Tipton Country Club and the California Country Club, as of July 14 are as follows.
The Moniteau County Cattlemen's Association will host its annual "Steak Night" dinner at 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 2, at Centennial Hall at the Moniteau County Fairgrounds
The 12th annual Clyde Wood Memorial Race saw first time winners in victory lane Sunday, July 20, at the Double-X Speedway, California.
The Wizards 14U baseball team, which consists of many local players, participated in the 14U USSSA World Series in Lenexa, Kan., for five days, where they ultimately lost the championship game 3-0.
The City of California Parks and Recreation Department hosted the "Explore the World" art class for area youth in grades K-8 Monday, July 21, through Friday, July 25, at Proctor Park, in which participants created a number of art pieces, each with the theme of a different country.
Volunteers with the 3MT Lifechangers were in the area last week to provide work for houses in California and surrounding areas.
A California man died Tuesday afternoon when his car collided with an oncoming truck in Moniteau County.
The City of California Board of Aldermen, at its regular meeting on Monday, July, 7, considered two requests and approved bids for equipment, uniforms and projects. Bids for one project were rejected.
Local climate or weather is unpredictable in spite of the best efforts of the meteorologist, and this is often a problem as farmers use the best forecasts to determine where and what to plant.
Administrator Lee Kempf informed the Mid-Mo Ambulance District board of directors, at the regular monthly meeting held Wednesday, July 9, of two incidents during this week by irate patients concerning extra mileage charges on their ambulance bills. One phoned and one came in person.
The Lake Area Community Orchestra will be staging one of its free Summer Concerts at Versailles Royal Theatre Tuesday, July 22, beginning at 7p.m.