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Bears’ remodeled stadium open

People gathered at Summerville High School Thursday for the opening ceremony of the newly renovated Thorsted Field. Jesse Jones / Union Democrat, Copyright 2014.
Summerville High School held a grand opening for its new stadium on Thursday.

The $4.2 million stadium project — new track, field and bleachers and renovation of the snack shack — was the first to be completed with money from 2012’s $8 million Measure H bond. 

Four vie for two seats on Calaveras County bench

The race for a pair of seats on the Calaveras County Superior Court is becoming one of the most hotly contested elections in town as accusations of deception fly in the final days.

Seeking one seat on the bench in Department 1 are Calaveras County Deputy District Attorney Dana Pfeil and Calaveras County Court Commissioner Grant Barrett.

AT&T clarifies cause of outage

AT&T is blaming miscommunication between field crews and the company’s Bay Area press office for an inaccurate statement that identified a fallen tree as the cause of Tuesday night’s mass telephone and Internet outage, which affected thousands in the Mother Lode.

Alex Carey, a spokesman for AT&T based in San Francisco, said the misinformation stems from initial reports that field crews had to trim part of a tree in order to repair a damaged fiber-optic line near Sonora.

Intersection may be first ‘Vision’ task

PUBLIC MEETING: Sonora City Council, 5 p.m. Monday, City Hall, 94 N. Washington St.


Improvements to the intersection at South Washington Street and Stockton Road in downtown Sonora could become the first project to move forward under the city’s 10-year “Vision Sonora” plan.

The Sonora City Council on Monday will be asked to allow City Administrator Tim Miller to begin soliciting bids from contractors for planning and design work on the project, which is intended to improve traffic flow, pedestrian safety and aesthetics at the intersection.

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