California Democrat Local News


Healea granted Change of Venue in vehicular assault case

In a hearing held by Judge Gary Oxenhandler, a Change of Venue from Boone County to Shelby County was granted Monday, March 23, for Moniteau County Prosecuting Attorney Shayne Healea.

Two students complete Missouri Option diploma requirements

Two young people received California High School diplomas as part of the Missouri Option Program at the regular California R-I School Board meeting Wednesday, March 18.

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Mr. Pinto contest held at CHS

A dozen California High School students participated in the Mr. Pinto contest Monday, March 16, at the CHS auditorium.

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Ribbon-cutting for the new office of RE/MAX Property Solutions

A crowd of friends and family gathered Friday, March 20, for the grand opening and California Area Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting for the new offices of RE/MAX Property Solutions at 701 West Buchanan Street, Suite C, California.

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House has updated exterior, entire new look inside

A residence in the city about a half century old has been given new life with an updated exterior and an entirely new look inside with a more open living concept for Jason and Heather Borghardt.

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Older home gets more than a remodeling

An older home in California at the corner of South Oak Street and Kelly Street is currently a work in progress. A new metal roof is being installed over the older shingle roof. This new roof will extend the life of the roof, and of the home, many times over and will improve the appearance of the house and the neighborhood.

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New business remodels and updates office space

One of the first items on the list after deciding to start a new business is to find a suitable location, then making changes to send the appropriate message for the future customer. That is the formula followed for the new RE/MAX Property Solutions business recently opened in California by Shane and Shawna Dunnaway and Ron and Angie Rowles.

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Epoxy coatings are durable for high wear areas

Epoxy Flooring, now recommended by Dutcher Paint and Carpet Company for certain locations, may be just the thing for some high traffic areas, since it offers resistance to moisture, chemicals and wear. Following the policy of having a sample installed of flooring possibilities which could be recommended, the new epoxy flooring has been installed in a heavy traffic area of the business on Thomas Street.

Story CD-p15-dw-grotjan-032515 InfoStoryElementsFilesVersions edit Headline 1 for files... Local artists exhibit at Runge

Moniteau County residents Lloyd and Ann Grotjan currently have an exhibit of photographic and ceramic art at the Runge Conservation Nature Center which will be there through the end of April.

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Head Start 100-man lunch event

A special luncheon, called a “100-man luncheon,” promoting recognition of males as role models was held Thursday, March 19, at Moniteau County Head Start, California.

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New manager for California C&R

Kenny Pessetto is the new manager of the California C&R Supermarket, working with a team consisting of Sara Wetzig - Assistant manager, Wes Mefford - meat manager, Joe Miller - produce manager, Cheri Gray - bakery / deli manager, and Angela Hill - scanning coordinator.

Auditor questions AG financial procedures

Audit report includes comments on conflicts of interest and campaign donations

Historical Society chili supper slated for Saturday

Historical Society to host chili supper Saturday

FFA partners with MCMC

During the March meeting of the Moniteau Christian Ministries Center, Inc. (MCMC), it was reported that planning for the community garden is going well.

Historical Society offers service of decorating graves

The Moniteau County Historical Society announces a new combination service and fundraising project. “Decorate a Grave.”