Resident warns of Mono Way danger where a friend died

After the death of her friend in a Mono Way triple-car fatality on June 14, … Read more

Valley Home man arrested on arson charge in Pinecrest cabin fire

A Valley Home man was arrested Thursday afternoon by Tuolumne County Sheriff’s deputies on suspicion … Read more

Road work for the week of June 25

CALAVERAS COUNTY HIGHWAY 4 — One-way traffic control will be in effect 7 a.m. to … Read more

News of Record for June 24, 2017

TUOLUMNE COUNTY Sonora Police Department reported the following: WEDNESDAY 12:58 a.m., theft — A woman … Read more

Workers, children and pets cope with weeklong Mother Lode heatwave

It was hotter than 101 degrees shortly after noon Thursday in downtown Sonora, and it … Read more

Bill pending in state legislature would add fee to pay for air ambulances

After a 10-year old boy and a Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Office Community Service pickup truck … Read more

Supervisor: More Tuolumne County Finance Committee meetings might have eased budget tension

Would recent budget considerations have been much different if the Tuolumne County Finance Committee had … Read more

Fire damages two cabins near Pinecrest Lake

Fire engulfed two houses near Pinecrest Lake Thursday, destroying one and damaging the other. Firefighters … Read more

McClintock faces handmaids protest at Jackson town hall

Mother Lode residents who oppose policies supported by U.S. Rep. Tom McClintock don’t appear to … Read more

CHP cites teen driver in six-car pileup

A teenager distracted by a GPS device caused the six-car pileup on Highway 49 Wednesday … Read more

Death notices for June 23, 2017

ALLEN — Glenn Allen, 82, of West Point, died Tuesday at Sonora Regional Medical Center. … Read more

Sheriff’s Office arrests man sought in Big Hill burglary

Tuolumne County Sheriff's deputies found a man wanted in connection with a break-in at a … Read more

NTSB preliminary report describes scene of plane crash; no cause noted

A preliminary aviation accident report released this week by The National Transportation Safety Board on … Read more

Grand Jury: City of Angels Camp should discuss dissolution

The Calaveras County Civil Grand Jury has recommended that Angels Camp city officials discuss dissolving … Read more

Extensive Ebbetts Pass road work delays opening

Historic records for the opening of Ebbetts Pass, 8,736 feet elevation, date back to 1941 … Read more

Chinese Camp was once a booming community

In 1849, a large group of Chinese immigrants was pushed out of Sonora and looking … Read more

Six vehicles involved in crash on Highway 49

At least six vehicles were involved in a minor injury accident just before 10 a.m. … Read more

Woman arrested as a man flees deputies after Big Hill burglary

Tuolumne County Sheriff’s deputies on Wednesday arrested a Calaveras County woman on burglary and drug … Read more

Death notice for June 22, 2017

WILCOX — Kathleen “Kay” Wilcox, a former longtime Calaveras County resident, died June 16 in … Read more

Diana Beatrice Mellana

Nov. 25, 1931 — June 18, 2017

It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Diana Beatrice Mellana, who … Read more

News of Record for June 22, 2017

TUOLUMNE COUNTY The Sonora Police Department reported the following: TUESDAY 12:44 a.m., suspicious circumstances — … Read more

U.S. Supreme Court ruling doesn't save Redskins name for Calaveras High

A U.S. Supreme Court ruling Monday in the nation’s capital that the government cannot refuse … Read more

Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office partners with Homeland Security

The Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office has entered into a partnership with the Department of Homeland … Read more

County budget turmoil: state mandates, federal cuts, rising debt

Public outcry helped save Tuolumne County’s mobile library service for the time being, but it … Read more

More triple digits prompt ‘Extreme Heat Advisory’

Five days into the current heatwave, Tuolumne County staff issued an “Extreme Heat Advisory” and … Read more

Woman suspected of passing fake $100 bills

The Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a woman suspected of passing a counterfeit … Read more

People speak out about proposed recreation, library cuts

After hearing emotional pleas to maintain library and recreation department services, the Tuolumne County Board … Read more

News of Record for June 21, 2017

TUOLUMNE COUNTY The Sonora Police Department reported the following: MONDAY 10:20 a.m., parking citation — … Read more

Vital statistics for June 21, 2017

TUOLUMNE COUNTY Marriages recorded June 12 through June 16: (marriage date given): May 22, Steven … Read more

Tuolumne County Regional Fire Academy touts volunteer firefighter graduates

Six volunteer firefighters were recognized in a graduation ceremony Friday by people with Cal Fire, … Read more

Holy heatwave: Dangerous temps bear down on Mother Lode

Authorities advise residents and visitors to drink lots of water, stay in the shade and shower frequently.

Scientists and timekeepers say summer solstice is at 9:24 p.m. tonight (Tuesday), but Mother Lode … Read more

City of Sonora leaders approve 2017-18 budget

The Sonora City Council has approved an $11.2 million spending plan for the 2017-18 fiscal … Read more

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