With New Year's Day soon upon us, holidays observed by government offices and private businesses may need to be noted.
This year, the day after new Year's Day, Monday, Jan. 2, will be observed by the offices of the U.S.D.A. Farm Service Agency, Natural Resource Conservation and Soil and Water Conservation District.
The City of California offices and Moniteau County Courthouse will also be closed on Monday Jan. 2.
The local banks will be closed on Monday, Jan. 2, but plan to be open for regular hours on Saturday, Dec. 31.
ATM transactions and on-line banking will still be available.
The office of the California Democrat will closed for business at noon Friday, Dec. 30, and will be closed Monday Jan. 2, for the New Year's holiday. Deadlines for advertising and print are by noon Friday for publication in the Jan. 4 issue.