Two people hurt in separate weekend wrecks

Two people suffered major injuries over the weekend in separate traffic accidents that occurred in … Read more

News of Record for January 23, 2018

TUOLUMNE COUNTY The Sonora Police Department reported the following: FRIDAY 10:01 a.m., weapons violations — … Read more

Murphys woman accused of DUI with great bodily injury remanded into jail custody

A nationally known human resources consultant from Murphys was remanded into the custody of the … Read more

This is what Yosemite looked like Sunday with the federal shutdown in place

Under gray winter skies Sunday the way into Yosemite National Park was open with no … Read more

Fire season in Mother Lode to end Monday

Staff with Cal Fire’s Tuolumne-Calaveras Unit are declaring the Mother Lode fire season over as … Read more

Government shutdown in 2013 hurt Mother Lode economy

The last time the federal government shut down for more than two weeks in October … Read more

Disabled victim testifies in trial of Copperopolis man accused of boating under the influence at Lake Tulloch

The voice of a Contra Costa woman who suffered debilitating injuries during a July 24, … Read more

News of Record for Jan. 20, 2018

TUOLUMNE COUNTY The Sonora Police Department reported the following: THURSDAY 12:40 p.m., assault — Someone … Read more

Motorcyclist accused of speeding, leading CHP on a chase

California Highway Patrol personnel in Jamestown say a motorcyclist on a 1995 Honda CBR 600 … Read more

Roadwork for week of Jan. 21, 2018

CALAVERAS COUNTY HIGHWAY 4 — Shoulder restrictions will be in effect 9 a.m. to 3 … Read more

Vietnam native finds love, community in the Mother Lode

Vietnamese television editor Van Nu Quynh Tram first heard about Dao Nguyen French’s story through … Read more

Murphys woman to begin jail sentence for DUI accident Monday

A sentencing hearing for a nationally known human resources consultant from Murphys who pleaded no … Read more

Trial begins in boating under the influence case

At the Calaveras County Superior Court on Thursday, a Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office Marine Safety … Read more

Colder storms could bring snow to Central Sierra

Two cold storm systems today and this weekend could bring more rain to Mother Lode … Read more

The story behind the unusual building on Sonora’s Mono Way

QUESTION: What's the story of the little fairytale chalet across from Timberhills Shopping Center on … Read more

News of Record for Jan. 19, 2018

TUOLUMNE COUNTY The Sonora Police Department reported the following: WEDNESDAY 1:34 a.m., controlled substances — … Read more

Now & Then: Casting patterns collection

What do molten metal and sculpted wood have in common? They are key ingredients in … Read more

Controlled spillway at Don Pedro blasted by Tuolumne County supervisors

The controlled spillway at Don Pedro Dam and the need to remove Bonds Flat Road … Read more

Vision Sonora projects continue to draw scrutiny

Several projects in the Vision Sonora Plan are continuing to progress this year despite some … Read more

News of Record for Jan. 18, 2018

TUOLUMNE COUNTY TUESDAY The Sonora Police Department reported the following: 7:41 a.m., graffiti — Someone … Read more

Sonora High District declares Dome surplus property, opens bidding to select group

The Sonora Union High School District declared the historic Sonora Dome and two adjacent buildings … Read more

Kennedy’s falling out with Stage 3 unfolded over months

Doug Kennedy says his relationship with Stage 3 Theatre Co. had already reached a breaking … Read more

Sonora City Council creates opening for some cannabis businesses

City of Sonora officials were given the greenlight Monday to launch a pilot program that … Read more

Crime roundup: Possession of zip-guns, suspected drug dealer, violent boyfriend, suspected vehicle thief

Chinese Camp man in possession of nine ‘zip-guns’ and machete The Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Office … Read more

Sonora Police arrest suspect in ATCAA burglary

The Sonora Police Department arrested a transient man believed to be responsible for a burglary … Read more

Another pot bust in Valley Springs leads to arrest

The Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Sacramento woman at a Highway 26 Valley Springs … Read more

Vital statistics for Jan. 17, 2018

TUOLUMNE COUNTY Marriages recorded from Jan. 8 through Jan. 12 (wedding date given): Dec. 30 … Read more

News of Record for Jan. 17, 2018

TUOLUMNE COUNTY The Sonora Police Department reported the following: MONDAY 11:31 a.m., suspicious circumstances — … Read more

Reward offered for Arnold man who fled CHP

The Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to the … Read more

Police: Pedestrian at fault for accident that took his life

A Sonora Police Department investigation determined that a man who was struck by a car … Read more

Stage 3, Kennedy address simmering tensions

The Stage 3 Theatre Co. Board of Directors wants Sonora Armory developer Doug Kennedy to … Read more

Weekend arrests focused in Sonora shopping centers

By GIUSEPPE RICAPITO The Union Democrat Sonora Police officers arrested Sonora residents outside of city … Read more

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