Angels Camp animal shelter will be a first for Calaveras Humane Society

The Calaveras Humane Society this year will open a full-service animal shelter in Angels Camp, … Read more

Sierra Living Notes for January 27, 2018

Open Garden Days in the works Master Gardener program volunteers in Tuolumne and Calaveras counties … Read more

Gardeners, are you really ready to hit the dirt?

Cabin fever, frost, rain and worn-out pages of seed catalogs are the complete picture of … Read more

Tuolumne Museum seeks new volunteer docents

Among the new volunteers at a training session for new docents at the Tuolumne City … Read more

Cattle in the Sierras focus of exhibit

The Murphys Old Timers Museum has a new exhibit on the long-established practice of transhumance … Read more

Summerville High, Connections Visual and Performing Arts Academy announce honor rolls

Summerville High School and Connections Visual and Performing Arts Academy have announced honor rolls for … Read more

Nominees sought for 'Heart of Tuolumne County' awards

Sierra NonProfit Services is accepting nominations for its annual “Volunteers, the Heart of Tuolumne County” … Read more

Cotta to lead Stockton Diocese

The Diocese of Stockton announced this week that Pope Francis appointed Bishop Myron Cotta to … Read more

Religious Events for January 26, 2018

The memorial of St. Blaise, a blessing of throats, will take place during 5 p.m. … Read more

Community Notes for January 26, 2018

Nine-week course offers ‘Financial Peace’ A nine-week class on personal finance will be offered beginning … Read more

The secret to better Thai dishes may already be in your fridge

Thai red curry paste is the condiment that’s started a thousand meals in my kitchen. … Read more

Where has this been all your life?

You could be forgiven if you’ve never eaten a butter tart. There is no flashy … Read more

Dutch baby casserole a crowd-pleaser

With its puffed edges and eggy pancake-meets-popover texture, a Dutch baby pancake is guaranteed to … Read more

Vertical chicken a go-to Friday night dinner

I have had many a heated conversation over how to roast a chicken. I even … Read more

Lessons learned from a spider plant

It’s January, a time when co-workers, neighbors and friends seem to utter the same words … Read more

Food and Drink Notes for January 22, 2018

Pack and Social Club to host 17th annual dinner The Emigrant Basin Pack and Social … Read more

A few gardening myths dispelled

The next season of loading up our carts with spring plants, shrubs and trees is … Read more

Delton ‘Wally’ Walling gives last talk on Pearl Harbor at Twain Harte SIR meeting

The Twain Harte Branch 172 of Sons in Retirement hosted World War II Pearl Harbor … Read more

49er Rotary honors outstanding students

The 49er Rotary Club honored Sonora High School students as Students of the Month at … Read more

Sonora High School names students to honor rolls

Sonora High School has announced honor rolls for the fall semester of the 2017-18 school … Read more

Community Notes for January 19, 2018

Omega Nu offers catered party The Sonora Chapter-Alpha Iota of the Omega Nu Sisterhood in … Read more

Columbia College names fall President’s List

Columbia College has named 182 students to its fall 2017 semester President’s List. The acknowledgment … Read more

Religious Events for January 19, 2018

The Rev. Sonya Sukalski will continue a discussion of the Sabbath at a service Sunday … Read more

Local bands play Black Oak Casino

A pair of local bands will take the stage this week at Black Oak Casino … Read more

A dish for lovers of non-fishy fish

There are “fishy” fish, and then there are non-fishy fish. And with its mild, milky … Read more

Swap the chips for a different game day snack

Swap tortilla chips for pita chips in this Mediterranean nacho recipe. For a party, create … Read more

Take your taste buds on a trip to Greece

One of the easiest, tastiest sheet pan chicken dinners picks up big flavor from a … Read more

Freeze soup for an easy cold-day meal

With cold weather probably hanging around for some time, I like to have a variety … Read more

Food and Drink Notes for January 16, 2018

Chocolate Lovers’ Hoedown set for Feb. 10 The annual Chocolate Lovers’ Hoedown, a community dance … Read more

Wildlife friendly gardening takes no special skills

When I moved into my present residence, I was told by the previous owner the … Read more

Keep pets dry, warm and safe

Don’t forget to bundle up your furry friend before you leave the house this winter. … Read more

Schools name December’s star students

Tuolumne County schools have announced Students of the Month for December: Quentin Solis, fifth grade, … Read more

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