California Democrat Local News


Local American Family Insurance Agent Sam Brant earns top honor for customer service

Sam Brant an American Family Insurance agent in California has been recognized for providing outstanding customer experience under the American Star Excellence in Customer Experience Certification Program.

Democrat club hosts area candidates

The Moniteau County Democrat Club held its monthly meeting at the Nic Nac Café Thursday March 26.

Jamestown voters asked to approve levy

Voters in the Jamestown School District Tuesday, April 7, will be asked to approve a levy which would improve the school facilities.

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Inspired Designs hosts grand opening

New place to get a great beverage in California!

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CHS band receives gift from Burger Foundation

Through the generosity of the E.M. Burger Foundation, a tuba, baritone saxophone, marimba and two marching quint toms have been purchased for the California High School Band.

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St. Martin students give back to the community

When more than 200 students, faculty and staff from St. Martins Elementary School leave their classrooms to line the roadway in silent prayer, it has made a significant impact on the grieving families leaving funeral services.

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Johnson becomes Eagle Scout

Nathan Johnson, son of Barbara Riggs and Jay Johnson, was awarded the rank of Eagle Scout at a ceremony at the Main Street Baptist Church.

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California fifth grade presents ‘Harmony High Lab Rat Rock’

The California fifth grade musical “Harmony High” was presented Thursday, March 26, at the CHS auditorium, directed by Stacy Friedrich.

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‘Salute to Police’ event held at courthouse

A “Salute to Police” event was held at the Moniteau County Courthouse at noon Wednesday, March 25.

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California bands present spring concert

The Spring Concert of the California bands was held Monday, March 23, at the CHS auditorium.

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California Area Chamber of Commerce Easter Egg Hunt

On a brisk Saturday, March 28, the California Area Chamber of Commerce hosted the annual Easter Egg Hunt at Proctor Park. The Easter Bunny greeted everyone, young and old alike.

Register now for the 11th Annual Mid-Mo Women in Agriculture Conference

The 11th Annual Mid-Mo Women in Agriculture Conference will be held on Thursday, April 2, at California High School.

American Flamenco virtuoso Ronald Radford to perform at Finke Theatre

Saturday night, Twice Adopted straight from Branson to the Finke Theatre stage entertained a full house.

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Kiwanis and Boy Scout pancake breakfast was Saturday

The annual Kiwanis and Boy Scout Pancake Breakfast was held Saturday, March 21, at the California Nutrition Center.

Hartzler listening post held Monday

Austin Kramer visited California Tuesday, March 17, to conduct a listening post for Rep. Vicky Hartzler in the Wood Place Library, second floor.