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Weather changes landscape

The term “unsettled weather” now has a real meaning for area residents, if it didn’t already. No one is interested in a drought, but no one is really interested in quite so much rain, either.

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MCMC fundraiser 5k walk/run held at Village Green

The Moniteau Christian Ministries Center (MCMC) 5k walk/run fundraiser was held Saturday, June 20.

Art Camp to be held

A week of exploring art for young people will be held July 20-24 at Proctor Park in the Rohrbach Pavilion. Enroll by Thursday, July 9.

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Mid-Missouri Mission Team hard at work this week

CALIFORNIA — In its 11th year, The Mid-Missouri Mission Team have been working since Monday on various community projects in the area. From yard work to house painting, 3MT’s main goal is to help people in the community who can’t complete house projects themselves while spreading the purpose of the program.

California Area Chamber of Commerce sponsors successful golf tournament

The California Area Chamber of Commerce Board meeting was called to order by President Jason Witt, Thursday at 8 a.m. The board approved the minutes and treasurer’s report from the previous meeting.

Area residents hurt in accidents

Three California residents were injured in a two-vehicle accident

‘Happy Hollandaise’ performed at the Finke

It was “Happy Hollandaise” at the Finke Theatre this weekend. The annual play, performed by community actors, was presented Saturday and Sunday.

Mid-Mo Ambulance Board orders new ambulance

A bid for a new ambulance was presented for approval of the Mid-Mo Ambulance Board of Directors at the regular meeting, Wednesday, June 10.

Moniteau County 911 board meets

The Moniteau County Emergency Dispatch 911 Board met June 11 at the 911 Emergency Dispatch Center. Administrator Corey Sullivan reported to the board that Millsap Mechanical Service has completed an electrical evaluation of the center and has found that the current uninterruptible power supply will no longer be efficient. Possible upgrade options will be checked out for the future.

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Single dad speaks on relationship with children

Eric Moore, pastor of California United Methodist Church, came to California in July of 2012, as he put it, “suddenly and unexpectedly single.”

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Father’s Day wants are simple for Spieler

There are very few big plans for Father’s Day for Richard “Dick” Spieler. But this is nothing really new.

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City repairs failed power line

Power was out in parts of the City of California Wednesday evening , June 10, for nearly an hour.

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Father’s Day is family day for the Burgers

Philip Burger is an on-the-go father. Whether it’s competitive motor biking, pistol shooting, skiing, leading in Cub Scouts or Boy Scouts, or taking his family on two-week trips in the recreation vehicle, Burger likes to be outdoors and active.

Mid-Missouri Mission Team moving to California

CALIFORNIA — Part of the Mid-Missouri Mission Team, high school and college-age missionaries will come to the California area to help the elderly and disabled in house keeping, yard work and just about anything else they couldn’t do for themselves.

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2015 Relay For Life is a success

CALIFORNIA – Battling the weather, the 15th annual American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Moniteau County was still considered a success Friday night at the Moniteau County Fairgrounds.