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Save at the Missouri State Fair on Farm Bureau Day

You can harvest the fun and the savings this year during Farm Bureau/Farm Family Day at the Missouri State Fair. Take advantage of special discounts courtesy of Farm Bureau on Monday, Aug. 11.

County Crime Watch meeting to be held July 15

The Moniteau County Crime Watch will have its July meeting at the Nic Nac Café on Tuesday, July 15, at 7 p.m.

City of California Parks and Recreation ball game results

Monday, June 30 • Junior Boys 
 Luke’s Pit Stop - 15 Tyler M. Woods Funeral Director - 13

Save on State Fair gate admission and carnival ride wristbands

Discounted gate admission and carnival ride wristband tickets are now available for the 2014 Missouri State Fair at Missouri Break Time Convenience Stores, Orscheln Farm and Home Stores and Walgreens. These savings, and the free entertainment bonanza being offered, help to make the State Fair an affordable destination for families.

Stingrays compete at Fulton meet

The California Stingrays competed in a swim meet at Fulton Wednesday, July 2, where other participating teams in the Mid-Missouri Conference were the Centralia Hurricanes, Eldon Dolphins, Jefferson City Barracudas, Mexico Marlins and Fulton Fins.

Open house scheduled for Early Literacy Activity Center in the E.M. Burger Foundation at the library

An open house and ribbon cutting will be held Wednesday, July 16, from 10:30-12:30, with a ribbon cutting scheduled at 12 noon, to celebrate the opening of the Early Literacy Activity Center in the E.M. Burger Foundation room upstairs at the library.

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Cornell captures "Red, White and Blue Tour" Finale at Double-X Speedway

The ASCS Warrior Region Sprint Car "Red, White and Blue Tour" came to a close Sunday night at the Double-X Speedway, California, with Sedalia sprint car ace Jonathan Cornell prevailing as the Red, White and Blue champion.

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Co-Mo gives grant for Food Bank’s Buddy Pack program

Co-Mo Electric Cooperative passed along a $5,000 grant to the Food Bank June 26 for Central and Northeast Missouri’s Buddy Pack program.

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City of California celebrates Independence Day

The annual Fourth of July celebration for the city of California started off Friday morning with the parade in downtown California, sponsored by the California Masonic Lodge 183.

Severe storms hit Mid-Missouri, cut power for many

A long line of severe thunderstorms rolled through Mid-Missouri overnight, prompting thunderstorm warnings issued in multiple counties stretching from the Lake of the Ozarks into central and northeast Missouri to Quincy, Illinois.

Projects added to Missouri transportation tax

The Missouri Department of Transportation has revised its list of projects that would be funded by a proposed sales tax on the August ballot. Here is a look at a few of the projects that were added to the list:

Top projects for Missouri transportation tax

The Missouri Department of Transportation has released cost estimates for more than 800 projects that would be funded by a sales tax on the August ballot.

Hartzler listening post brings comments

Austin Kramer, staff member of Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler, included California on the list of scheduled Listening Post visits last week.

Information for Aug. 5 Primary Election

Voter registration deadline is July 9, absentee ballots June through August 4

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The Rev. Martin Hoyer retires - again

The Rev. Martin Hoyer has retired for the second time, this time from St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, California. The first time was in 1994, from Trinity Lutheran, Jefferson City, although he had actually served a number of Missouri Synod Lutheran Church congregations over 35 years.

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CHS students go to Boys State

Four California High School students brought back experience in leadership and government from eight days of American Legion Boys State last week. The four young men will enter their senior year next fall.

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New tower in works for Water District No. 2

The new water tower to supply customers of Water District No. 2

California Historic District and Masonic Lodge partner for Independence Day activities

California Masonic Lodge 183, through the leadership of George Shelley, will be sponsoring the annual Independence Day Parade on July 4

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Carl Edwards race car visits Burgers’ Smokehouse

On Wednesday, June 25, employees and visitors to Burgers’s Smokehouse south of California were treated to an afternoon with the No. 99 Carl Edwards race car and the NASCAR Mobile Experience trailer.

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Voter approved work in progress at California schools

Work is well underway on the completing the comprehensive facility improvement plan for California R-I schools approved by the voters on April 8.

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