K9 Maverick captures fugitive in downtown Sonora

A midnight raid on a downtown Sonora home resulted in officers finally arresting a man … Read more

Thirteen candidates face voters on June 5

There are 13 local candidates in four contested races to be decided by Tuolumne County … Read more

Vital statistics for April 25, 2018

TUOLUMNE COUNTY Marriages recorded April 16 through April 20 (Wedding date given): April 5 — … Read more

News of Record for April 25, 2018

TUOLUMNE COUNTY The Sonora Police Department reported the following: MONDAY 9:43 a.m., school assists — … Read more

Candidates share diverse views, strategies to improve community


Seven candidates running for the Tuolumne County Board of Supervisors offered a diverse range of … Read more

Sierra Conservation Center inmate dies during first day of firefighter training

A Moreno Valley man incarcerated at the Sierra Conservation Camp prison in Jamestown and employed … Read more

March 22 megastorm caused $74 million in damage to Tuolumne County infrastructure

Total damage estimates attributed to the March 22 megastorm, including Hetch Hetchy infrastructure, Tuolumne County … Read more

Weekend roundup: Sexual assault allegation, car theft, burglary, fatal accident

Twain Harte man accused of sexual assault at downtown Sonora hotel The Sonora Police Department … Read more

Pic of the Week for April 24, 2018

Reader April Woods, of Sonora, sent a photo entitled “The Beginnings of Spring — Happy … Read more

Motorcycle over New Priest Grade, stranded vehicle at Lake Don Pedro makes for busy weekend

The lead tow-truck operator for a Groveland-based towing company administered two perilous vehicle recoveries over … Read more

Downtown Sonora building demolition begins

After the outside walls of a historic building on Washington Street collapsed earlier this month, … Read more

News of Record for April 24, 2018

TUOLUMNE COUNTY The Sonora Police Department reported the following:FRIDAY12:19 p.m., reckless driving — A confused … Read more

Roadwork for the week of April 22, 2018

CALAVERAS COUNTY HIGHWAY 49 — Long-term left shoulder restrictions will be in effect 7 a.m. … Read more

Angels Camp business owners decry rezoning plan

Angels Camp City Council is considering a plan to rezone 30 parcels of land for … Read more

Elected officials approve road projects from gas tax funding

Tuolumne County and the City of Sonora will receive the first significant chunk of money … Read more

Sonora's homeless task force ends work; says a community-wide effort is needed

After meeting for several months, a task force on homelessness formed last year by the … Read more

Columbia College graduation set April 27

Nearly 300 students will receive degrees and certificates during Columbia College’s 49th Commencement on April … Read more

Owner to demolish downtown Sonora building where wall collapsed

A portion of a historic building at 89 N. Washington St. in downtown Sonora where … Read more

News of Record for April 21, 2018

Sonora Police Department reported the following: THURSDAY 5:14 a.m., Sonora — Two men argued on … Read more

Ask the Miner: Setting the record straight

QUESTION: Please note the many mistakes in the recent inquiry regarding Belle Mooney. Miss Mooney … Read more

Angels Camp residents want their government to improve downtown park

Mothers with toddlers say the playground equipment at Utica Park in downtown Angels Camp is … Read more

Effort to recall Calaveras County District 2 supervisor fails

The contentious effort to recall the elected Calaveras County District 2 supervisor, Jack Garamendi, was … Read more

Man crashes vehicle into house in retirement community

A Murphys man was arrested Wednesday night after crashing into a house at the Rambling … Read more

Nonprofit works with Vision Sonora committee to reduce dog waste in city

A nonprofit organization is working with a Vision Sonora subcommittee to address a longstanding problem … Read more

Nonprofit executive says land exchange would benefit Sonora High

Sonora Union High School District Board President Jeanie Smith said it is too soon to … Read more

News of Record for April 20, 2018

TUOLUMNE COUNTY The Sonora Police Department reported the following: WEDNESDAY 8:58 a.m., suspicious circumstances — … Read more

Summerville High twins advocate for those with special needs

Twins from Sonora, now Summerville High School seniors, met their neighbor Sinclair Darr, who has … Read more

Non-profit dedicates shower bus for the homeless

While some merely talk about the issue of homelessness, others are taking action to improve … Read more

Judge orders separate trials for Andersons

A Tuolumne County Superior Court Judge ordered separate trials for a Sonora-area doctor, who is … Read more

Angels Camp council votes to send sales tax increase to voters

The Angels Camp City Council voted 5-0 Tuesday night to direct staff to prepare a … Read more

News of Record for April 19, 2018

TUOLUMNE COUNTY The Sonora Police Department reported the following: TUESDAY 9:11 a.m., fraudulent activities — … Read more

Knowles Hill, once a home, now an inn

Charles and Carrie Inch Segerstrom, along with their five children – Charles Jr., Martha, Richard, … Read more

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