LAFCo is No Laughing Matter

The Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCo) is a political subdivision of the State of California. LAFCos are independent agencies ensuring that changes in government organizations facilitate efficient delivery of services and preserves agricultural land resources.

Stein Elected Chairman of Calaveras Council of Governments for 2014

Paul Stein of West Point was recently elected as Chairman of the Calaveras Council of Governments (CCOG) for the second consecutive year. CCOG is the Regional Transportation Planning Agency for Calaveras County and regionally collaborates with Cal-Trans to deliver state transportation projects that affect the Mother Lode region.

Woody Woodpecker

Have you ever hiked in the woods and heard a loud drumming resonating through the forest? Most likely you’ve been lucky enough to hear the elusive Pileated Woodpecker, the largest of the common woodpeckers in North America.

Not Your Average Bear

American black bears feature prominently in folklore and mythology. They are revered by the Native Americans, symbolizing strength and endurance. Probably the most iconic of black bears is Smokey the Bear—the mascot of the United States Forest Service, so named after a cub that was rescued at Lincoln National Forest in the spring of 1950.

Preserving Calaveras County’s Valuable Water: CCWD

The Calaveras County Water District is dedicated to protecting, enhancing and developing the rich water resources to the highest beneficial use for Calaveras County, while maintaining cost-conscious, reliable service, and quality of life, through responsible management.

Transportation In Motion: Calaveras County Council of Governments

Calaveras Council of Governments was created in 1998 to act as the lead planning and administrative agency for transportation projects and funding programs in Calaveras County.

Not So Dumb Turkey

In 1621, the original American Colonists held a feast in Plymouth to celebrate their first harvest. These Pilgrims were dressed in black and white with buckles on their shoes. They invited Wampanoag Indians, and everyone gobbled down turkey and pumpkin pie.

Stein chosen to lead Board of Supervisors in 2003

The Calaveras Board unanimously elected District 2 Supervisor Paul Stein, of West Point, as chairman of the board for 2003.

Supervisor Paul Stein may run for State Senate

Stein’s term ends in January 2005. Stein is the chairman of the Board of Supervisors. He was elected in 1996 and re-elected in 2000.

Stein Won’t Run for Third Term in Calaveras County

Chief Deputy Director DFG

Calaveras County Supervisor Paul Stein has decided not to seek re-election next spring to a third term as District 2 supervisor.