Kristin White honored by Calaveras Youth Mentoring

The Calaveras Youth Mentoring Program has recognized Murphys resident Kristin White as its April 2018 … Read more

Tuolumne County 4-H’ers earn state recognition

Two members of the Tuolumne Pioneers 4-H Club took first place in the 2017 State … Read more

Community Notes for April 27, 2018

Randall recognized by Sonora Elks Earl Randall was recognized recently for 25 years of cooking … Read more

Religious Events for April 27, 2018

Unity Spiritual Center will hold a Blessing of the Animals and Pet Fair today at … Read more

Curtis Creek lists second-trimester honor rolls

Curtis Creek Elementary School has announced honor rolls for the second trimester of the 2017-18 … Read more

No-salt-added recipes can still be full of flavor

It is often said, “all things in moderation,” and that is a good suggestion; especially … Read more

Amador event celebrates barbecue and wine

“As fire’s presence in our everyday lives has diminished, the social magnetism of the cook … Read more

Backyard insect hotels harbor helpful garden pollinators

At a recent gardener gab-fest, the conversation turned enthusiastically to “insect hotels.” I was not … Read more

Native people practiced horticulture

Indigenous people in California have been using a multitude of horticultural techniques for thousands of … Read more

Milkweed a feast for more than you realize

As we all strive to get our hands on every native milkweed for our states … Read more

Sierra Living Notes for April 21, 2018

Open Garden Day set April 28 in San Andreas The Calaveras County Master Gardeners’ Demonstration … Read more

Cats and dogs, young and old, await new homes at Humane Society

The following animals are available for adoption from the Humane Society of Tuolumne County: Dogs … Read more

Schools name high achievers for March

Tuolumne County schools have announced Students of the Month for March: Ahna Bell, second grade, … Read more

Murphys School of Music offers musical education

A new nonprofit music school in Murphys is seeking to fill a void in the … Read more

Religious Events for April 20, 2018

Soulsbyville United Methodist Church will hold a Goodtimers’ Spring Fling today at its Fellowship Hall … Read more

Community Notes for April 20, 2018

MLK Jr. committee to host documentary screening today The Motherlode Martin Luther King Jr. Committee … Read more

Health and Medicine Notes for April 19, 2018

Annual run will benefit Mind Matters The seventh annual Off the Beaten Path Run/Walk, a … Read more

Bagel pockets help ease the breakfast struggle

Weekday breakfast needs to be functional, right? Something that’s been made ahead that you can … Read more

Seasonal asparagus makes a tasty side

In this fast asparagus side dish recipe, hazelnuts and Parmesan cheese are mixed with breadcrumbs … Read more

4 ‘health’ foods that are bad for you

Healthy living can be harder than it sounds. You know you should exercise more and … Read more

Food and Drink Notes for April 17, 2018

Ladies Night Out will benefit Sober Grad A Ladies Night Out Dinner and Bingo set … Read more

Is buying a mattress online right for you?

If it’s been more than a few years since you’ve shopped for a new bed, … Read more

Kindness, understanding credited for long marriage

Kindness is the key to a long relationship, according to Marilyn Baker. “Always being kind … Read more

Catholic Charities seeks volunteers

The Mother Lode Office of Catholic Charities is looking for a few good volunteers to … Read more

Community Notes for April 13, 2018

Aronos Club meets Tuesday The Aronos Women’s Club will meet at 1 p.m. Tuesday to … Read more

Fabulous fry sauce

Last year my family relocated from Atlanta, Ga., to Boise, Idaho. Idaho, of course, is … Read more

A simple lemon cake that helped create a legend

When Craig Claiborne discovered Maida Heatter in 1968, she was already a bit of a … Read more

A top Texas butcher shares how to make beef jerky at home

Shawn Knowles is a self-described “old-school butcher” and owner of Old Town Market in Lewisville, … Read more

Food & Drink Notes for April 10, 2018

Old tradition revived in Angels Camp A Whiskerino Dinner Dance, a kick-off event leading up … Read more

Home projects bring mom, daughter together

Funny thing, the relationship we have with our parents. It changes over time, ever evolving, … Read more

Iris: History in color

As you gaze at a field of weeds and grasses, a patch of color grabs … Read more

Sierra Living Notes for April 7, 2018

Kit Strage to address rock gardeners April 24 The Sierra Rock Garden Society, in conjunction … Read more

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