Hot summer days require a change in garden watering techniques

In past columns we’ve talked about evapotranspiration, the movement of water from the ground into … Read more

Big Band Street Dance gets Columbia crowd moving

Friends of Columbia State Historic Park will host the annual Big Band Street Dance from … Read more

Twain Harte Summer Arts and Wine Festival turns 40

The 40th annual Twain Harte Summer Arts and Wine Festival will be held this weekend … Read more

Chihuahua Jesse still looking for loving home

The following animals are available for adoption from humane societies in Tuolumne and Calaveras counties: … Read more

Sierra Living Notes for July 22, 2017

Open Garden Day today in San Andreas Master Gardeners of Calaveras County will hold an … Read more

Review: ‘Over the River and Through the Woods’ a must-see

Murphys Creek Theatre is now presenting, “Over the River and Through the Woods,” Joe DiPietro’s … Read more

Buckingham, McVie to perform Friday at Ironstone

Longtime members of Fleetwood Mac, Lindsey Buckingham and Christine McVie, will perform Friday night at … Read more

Kids bring an American Indian folktale to life

Participants in KASA Kamp held at the Sonora Dome spent time Thursday practicing for their … Read more

Students learn about hydrology, wildlife, forests, climate and ecology

Calaveras Big Trees State Park in June graduated 25 students from its California Naturalist Program. … Read more

Sierra Living Notes for July 15, 2017

Polystyrene collection set in August Master Gardeners of Tuolumne County with the help of Waste … Read more

St. John’s wort: friend or foe in the garden?

There are 490 species of St. John’s wort (Hypericum) worldwide. One species of Hypericum — … Read more

Museum Ice Cream Social offers free sundaes, entertainment

The courtyard at the Tuolumne City Museum will be the site of an old-fashioned ice … Read more

Community Notes for July 14, 2017

Concert will benefit Old Timers Museum The Murphys Old Timers Museum will benefit from a … Read more

Coast Guard could move to DOD

Rep. Duncan Hunter, R-California, is calling for the Coast Guard to be shifted from the … Read more

Writing classes offered to older adults

The Manzanita Writers Press will kick off “Voices of Wisdom: Preserving the Stories of Our … Read more

Religious Events for July 14, 2017

The resilience in the Islamic tradition will be the subject of a service Sunday of … Read more

‘Hurricane’ singer booked for ‘Unruly Country’ festival

Trado Restaurant Corporation has announced Nashville singer-songwriters Luke Combs and Tucker Beathard will headline a … Read more

Second Saturday event blends art, music

Along with the Mother Lode Fair, downtown Sonora will also feature its monthly Second Saturday … Read more

Mother Lode Fair includes variety of live music

The 80th annual Mother Lode Fair will be held Friday through Sunday at the Mother … Read more

Sonora man pays tribute to his wife of 60 years

It all began at the California State Fair in 1956. The Jersey cattle were in … Read more

Arnold Lions project will revive Three Senses Trail at Calaveras Big Trees

A community project spearheaded by the Arnold Lions Club will make an old trail at … Read more

Senior Center thankful for new vehicles

We are so grateful to the anonymous donor of $25,000 and Sonora Ford/Subaru of Sonora … Read more

Religious Events for July 7, 2017

Unity Spiritual Center in Twain Harte will host an evening of story and song on … Read more

War on terrorism: ‘ISIL’ is out, ‘ISIS’ remains

“The Pentagon has instructed defense officials to use the acronym ISIS, not ISIL, when referring … Read more

Community Notes for July 7, 2017

Sonora Single Seniors meet Tuesday The Sonora Single Senior Club will hold its first business … Read more

Slow-cooker brisket allows more time to socialize

Make your barbecue or cookout easy with this slow-cooker beef brisket recipe. Rauchbier, a smoky … Read more

The right sauce can make a barbecue better

With the thermometers soaring up through the 90s, it’s time to get out of the … Read more

Even inexperienced gardeners can plant cosmos and benefit from its simplicity

A research paper on the cosmos flower stated: “The No. 1 reason everyone should grow … Read more

Black Hats donate $30K to Habitat for Humanity

The Black Hat Foundation last month donated $30,000 to Habitat for Humanity of Tuolumne County. … Read more

After the drought: What about the trees?

It’s a time of interesting contrasts. We’ve recently survived a sweltering heat wave, and our … Read more

Sierra Living Notes for July 1, 2017

Open Garden Day set July 8 in Sonora Master Gardeners of Tuolumne County will hold … Read more

Month-long celebration planned for library's 100th birthday

The Tuolumne County Public Library turns 100 years old in July, and to mark the … Read more

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