Pet Bath House owner arrested after failure to appear for arraignment

The Angels Camp Pet Bath House owner Vonna Faye Hughes failed to appear for an … Read more

PG&E appeals decision on punitive damages in Butte Fire claims

Pacific Gas and Electric Co. filed an appeal this week to a Sacramento County Superior … Read more

Authorities blow up suspicious ice chest in Twain Harte

The red and white ice chest sat by itself well into the night in Eproson … Read more

Officers work a vandalism case, a shooting and drug possession

Woman suspected of vandalizing Walmart arrested Elizabeth Rose Cutting, 42, of Sonora, who was suspected … Read more

Fire restrictions set for part of Calaveras District of Stanislaus National Forest

Staff with the Stanislaus National Forest have announced fire restrictions for the Moore Creek area … Read more

News of Record for Aug. 22, 2017

TUOLUMNE COUNTY The Sonora Police Department reported the following: FRIDAY 5:48 a.m., trespass/loiter — A … Read more

Jamestown remembers its past to forge a future

After about a year of construction, the historic Jamestown Museum in Rocca Park is nearing … Read more

Five new fires since Wednesday

Firefighters in Tuolumne and Calaveras counties responded to five new fires Wednesday and Thursday, while … Read more

Greenley intersection construction shifts to daytime hours

Construction on a $3 million project to widen the northeast corner of Greenley Road and … Read more

Sonora council to take first vote on revised camping ban

A controversial ordinance that previously made it illegal to camp without permission on public or … Read more

News of Record for Aug. 19, 2017

The Sonora Police Department reported the following: THURSDAY 4:21 a.m., reckless driving — A white … Read more

OUT THERE: Backcountry ventures in the Central Sierra

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ed/lr OUT THERE Backcountry ventures in the Central Sierra An occasional series

Earlier this month, … Read more

Roadwork for week of Aug. 20, 2017

CALAVERAS COUNTY HIGHWAY 4 — Lane restrictions will be in effect 7 p.m. to 6 … Read more

Jamestown women say they'll go 500 miles to see the eclipse

Stefani Reichle vaguely remembers the last time she saw a solar eclipse darken the sky. … Read more

Witnesses recount Christina Karlsen’s life and death

A former State Farm insurance agent, a Vallecito volunteer firefighter and a former friend of … Read more

Partial eclipse will be visible in the Mother Lode

Five hundred miles south of the totality path for a solar eclipse, scientists say the … Read more

Riot breaks out at Jamestown prison

Between 350 and 380 prisoners were involved in a riot Thursday morning at Sierra Conservation … Read more

News of Record for Aug. 18, 2017

TUOLUMNE COUNTY The Sonora Police Department reported the following: WEDNESDAY 4:26 a.m., domestic disputes — … Read more

State investigates claim former Angels Camp administrator misused funds

The California Attorney General’s Office is investigating allegations that a former Angels Camp city administrator … Read more

Valley Springs pharmacy burglarized

The Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office is seeking information on two unidentified subjects suspected of burglarizing … Read more

Group proposes park for Wildcat Ranch

The Sonora Dome and Wildcat Ranch Advisory Board Wednesday heard a presentation from the Park … Read more

Deputies, CHP chase stolen car suspect to Oakdale

It was the law enforcement pursuit heard from the foothills to the valley, a 50-plus … Read more

New jail inches closer to construction start this year

Tuolumne County is getting closer to beginning construction on a new $40 million jail. The … Read more

NOW & THEN: Carlo Franco owned the Pioneer Saloon

Bob Hooe, who had a photo studio in Columbia and then Sonora, took this photo … Read more

Supervisors stay neutral on public-private land swap

Due to conflicting principles, the Tuolumne County Board of Supervisors has decided to take a … Read more

Once a gas station, now a car wash

With part of his property sold for expansion of Greenley Road, Ken Keagy is working … Read more

News of Record for Aug. 17, 2017

TUOLUMNE COUNTY The Sonora Police Department reported the following: TUESDAY 1:58 a.m., suspicious circumstances — … Read more

Back to school underway in Tuolumne and Calaveras counties

Tuolumne and Calaveras county schools are gearing up for new educational initiatives and guidance programs … Read more

Divers recover body of Hickman man who fell from powerhouse

Divers this week recovered the body of a man who tried to climb a fence … Read more

Tuolumne County Supervisors order study of cannabis industry

District 5 Supervisor Karl Rodefer isn’t sure whether he supports the commercialization of marijuana in … Read more

Pinecrest cabin searched; stolen jewelry, coins found

Tuolumne County sheriff’s deputies did a probation search last week on a woman’s cabin in … Read more

$50,000 in perishables lost in Walmart vandalism

Power was off for several hours at Walmart after someone disconnected an electrical circuit box, … Read more

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