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Wildcats win section championship

Sonora senior defensive lineman Shane Petrey (7,) celebrates with junior Nate Gookin (17) and Jayden Estrada (21) after winning the section championship Saturday in Elk Grove. Tracy Barbutes / Union Democrat, Copyright 2015.
 ELK GROVE — With just under a minute on the game clock, the large contingent of Sonora fans started giving their Wildcats a standing ovation and pounding on the aluminum bleachers. With the final seconds still ticking off the clock, the Wildcats stormed the field in celebration.: 

Immigrants face intolerance, animosity

Both Sunny Raj, who is originally from Punjab, India, operates a businesses in Sonora. Guy McCarthy / Union Democrat, Copyright 2015.
 Say incidents represent fraction of dealings with local residents 

Sikh and Hindu business owners from India who live and work in Sonora say they have encountered ignorance on occasion, including a would-be thief yelling “ISIS” in a store on a recent weekend. 

Sonora City Council may ease marijuana penalties

Medical marijuana has gained attention in Tuolumne County thanks to recent state legislation that will regulate the controversial drug. 

Morse gets 10 months in county jail for animal cruelty

A 19-year-old Sonora man who pleaded guilty last month to killing a cat was sentenced Monday in Tuolumne County Superior Court to 10 months in county jail.

Two former Yosemite employees to pay back more than $130,000

A Sonora woman pleaded guilty Monday in Fresno to embezzling more than $42,000 from the nonprofit Yosemite National Park Child Care Center, a federal prosecutor’s staffer announced.

Claim Jumpers top Butte 81-75

The Columbia Claim Jumpers got its third win in a row on Saturday night, defeating Butte College on the road 81-75. The loss was the first of the season for Butte. 

Volleyball Wildcats lose in NorCal semifinals

The Sonora Wildcats volleyball team lost.

Scotcheroos: Chewy treats can be made modest or fancy

Scotcheroos get a step up from traditional crispy rice treats with the addition of peanut butter and chocolate. Tribune Content Agency.
Have you ever had a scotcheroo? Where I grew up in Minnesota, no backyard cookout, birthday party or post-Little League pizza dinner was complete without a plate piled high with these squares. Imagine if Rice Krispies treats had a run-in with a jar of peanut butter and then got doused in a melted medley of chocolate and butterscotch chips. An improbable combination? Perhaps. Insanely good? You betcha.

Food by Jude: Sweet bars perfect for the holidays

Ah, December. Time for parties, family dinners and big celebrations. It’s also a time for shopping, decorating and cooking and baking.  

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