California Democrat Local News
Jefferson City police responded to the Hy-Vee parking lot early this afternoon after a woman was shot.
The Ameren Corp. nuclear power plant in central Missouri was shut down for the second time in eight months Thursday after a "non-emergency" leak was found in the reaction control system.
Brenda Rugen has a unique view through her camera’s lens.
Area youth attend American Legion Boys and Girls State
Old City Hall and Fire Station Address: 101 N. High St. Style: Victorian-era Italianate design Built: about 1892 Listed on the Register: 1982
Moniteau County Extension has moved forward with a full-time position to focus on providing nutrition and youth programming to Latino families.
There were five 911 personnel approved to attend the Missouri Communications Conference on Sept. 14-16 in Columbia.
Approval of the June payroll, the bills for July and the minutes of the previous meeting topped the agenda for the July 15 meeting of the California R-I School Board meeting.
The swearing in of two new full-time police officers brings the City of California Police Department to eight officers, the number approved by the California Board of Aldermen.
The Moniteau County Historical Society held its Annual Ice Cream Social Saturday, July 18. Sandwiches, chips, homemade desserts along with ice cream and drinks were served at the fundraiser. The funds raised go towards operating costs of the Cultural Heritage Center and Genealogy Library.
Friday, July 17, was the official opening day for California Restaurant Y Pupuseria, located at 401 West Buchanan Street.
The pastures are green, which is not always the case in mid-July. Also, the ponds are full. It’s a little unusual to have both of these. These facts bode well for the area cattlemen.
An unfortunate encounter with a venomous snake - a copperhead - occurred near Latham only a few days ago. The result was a bite in which only one fang actually made it through blue jeans and a sock. The victim, Bill Vogel, was feeding a couple of pet cats. He had been on a path to a small shed, stepping back and forth several times without incident.
A new UHF digital communication system being put in was discussed by Mid-Mo Ambulance Administrator Lee Kempf with the Board of Directors, at the Wednesday, July 8, meeting, held at the Tipton district office. The new communication system, when fully installed and activated, will permit sending and receiving of data on the radios.
The program to bring Moniteau County to the status of an ACT Certified WorkReady community began Jan. 1, 2012, and expired June 30. Officially, the county had not attained the goals necessary for certification. The announcement was made that the request for a one-year extension of the program was approved.