Celebrate the holidays with a family project

To the modern cook, making a gingerbread house may seem nearly as daunting as building … Read more

Share the red and white this Christmas

No other holiday signals overindulgence more than our usual Christmas and New Year’s activities. It … Read more

Food and Drink Notes for December 12, 2017

4-H offers family drive-thru dinner A Drive-Thru Dinner set for Jan. 22 will raise funds … Read more

Senior Center offers helpful programs

I recently received a phone call from an elderly woman who needed firewood to heat … Read more

Lessons in giving back part of the 4-H program

The 4-H Program is proud to teach our youth members about giving back during this … Read more

Arnold Lions Club awards poster contest winners

The Arnold Lions Club recently sponsored the club’s annual Peace Poster contest, sponsored by Lions … Read more

Tuolumne County Historical Society plans holiday luncheon, elections

The Tuolumne County Historical Society will hold its annual meeting and Christmas soup luncheon on … Read more

Religious Events for December 8, 2017

A Mass in honor of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary will be … Read more

Community Notes for December 8, 2017

Annual Christmas Shop benefits preschoolers Summerville Parent Nursery School will hold its annual Christmas Shop … Read more

Sweet fruit and winter greens combine for healthy salad

Salad dressing made from sweet and mellow white balsamic vinegar balances out the assertive greens … Read more

Chocolate the star in holiday recipes

For most of us, December is the busiest month of the year. Starting with putting … Read more

Paired up pears star in Christmas cake recipe

This Torino-born cake is simple to make, but its success is based entirely on the … Read more

Trouble with picky eaters? Here’s the cure

The way to stop fighting about picky eating is to stop fighting. And a good … Read more

Food and Drink Notes for December 5, 2017

Soroptimist Crab Feed slated for Jan. 13 Soroptimist International of Twain Harte will hold its … Read more

Mi-Wuk Village couple celebrates 75th wedding anniversary

Maury and Alvena Leal, both 94, sat close to one another in their Mi-Wuk Village … Read more

Organic agriculture gives communities an economic boost

We already know organic and locally grown food is good for our environment and good … Read more

Community Notes for December 1, 2017

Meals will benefit firefighting scholarship Dining at Sonora’s Panda Express on Saturday will directly benefit … Read more

Belleview Elementary names honor rolls

Belleview Elementary School has named honor rolls for the first trimester of the 2017-18 school … Read more

Churches announce holiday services

Twain Harte Bible Church will hold a traditional Christmas Eve Candlelight Service from 6 to … Read more

Enlighten us

Do you or a neighbor have an outstanding Christmas light display? If so, send us … Read more

Pizza for breakfast, but not the type you think

Eating leftover pizza for breakfast is a time-honored tradition. Whether you prefer it cold and … Read more

The promise of crispy, juicy, oven-baked chicken is one that kept me rushing home as … Read more

Food and Drink Notes for November 28, 2017

Lions Club charities will benefit from breakfast Charitable projects of the Sonora Lions Club will … Read more

No-brainer holiday gifts for gardeners

Gardeners are loyal to their favorite “florescent, lavender-scented whatcha-callit” used for planting the “dumafitchit.” In … Read more

Four homes, including historic Sugg House, open for tour

The Sonora Branch of AAUW will present its 51st annual Home Tour and Tea Dec. … Read more

Sierra Living for November 25, 2017

Master Food Preserver training set The University of California Cooperative Extension, Central Sierra, will hold … Read more

Review: SRT’s ‘White Christmas’ is full of holiday cheer

Sierra Repertory Theatre’s lively production of “White Christmas,” now playing at the Fallon House in … Read more

Creamy soup, turkey picadillo great use of leftovers

This time of year, we are often bound by tradition. Before we remember the actual … Read more

Be thankful for all the things we have in the foothills and Sierras

Thanksgiving is almost upon us. A rafter of wild turkeys waddled through my garden and … Read more

How to DIY the holidays

Leaves aren’t just for expanding the size of your Thanksgiving table. Take the kind piling … Read more

Student of the Month: Schools name October’s high achievers

Tuolumne County schools have named Students of the Month for October: Audrey Patey, seventh grade, … Read more

Belleview students, staff bring school's 'Belleview rocks' theme to colorful life

Belleview Elementary School students and staff painted rocks for a rock river to reflect their … Read more

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