Angels Camp council votes to send occupancy 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

At long last, a home for a grandmother and her two girls

Renee Paulsen flipped through a book of photos Tuesday morning while recalling the many happy … Read more

Calaveras Sheriff’s Office busts more pot grows with international crime connections

The Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office busted two indoor marijuana grow operations and arrested one man … Read more

Foundation wants to trade land near Sonora High for Wildcat Ranch

The Park Foundation, a Sonora based non-profit organization, submitted an exchange of property offer to … Read more

Two arrested after three-county pursuit

Two suspects believed to have intentionally bashed a black Jeep Cherokee through the front glass … Read more

Calaveras County supervisors want an increase in visitors tax

The Calaveras County Board of Supervisors voted 4-1 Tuesday in San Andreas to spend $23,500 … Read more

News of Record for April 18, 2018

TUOLUMNE COUNTY The Sonora Police Department reported the following: MONDAY 4:04 a.m., suspicious circumstances — … Read more

Vital statistics for April 18, 2018

CALAVERAS COUNTY Marriages recorded March 19 through April 13 (recorded date given): March 20 — … Read more

Court rules in county's favor over Stone Mill Center

One of the investors behind the Stone Mill Center commercial development near the Pedro Wye … Read more

Recall proponents mount drives for signatures in Calaveras County

Some people call Calaveras County “recall central” and “recall county” for the efforts to recall … Read more

Homeless advocates get large donation for shower bus

The Chicken Ranch Rancheria of Me-Wuk Indians of California has donated more than $22,000 to … Read more

Pic of the Week

Reader Robin Ronan submitted this photo entitled “Sonora Snow-and-Moon-Scape.” … Read more

News of Record for April 17, 2018

TUOLUMNE COUNTYThe Sonora Police Department reported the following:FRIDAY7:30 a.m., public peace, fight, disorderly conduct — … Read more

Homeless grandmother may have found a home

Aleaya, 9, and Destiny, 4, excitedly ran from room to room of a house in … Read more

Summerville High superintendent to retire

Robert Griffith on Friday announced his retirement after five years as Summerville Union High School … Read more

Two finalists named in search for new Columbia College president

Finalists for the president’s job at Columbia College have been announced by the Presidential Search … Read more

New school threat from Apophis Squad sent to Mother Lode schools

School districts in Tuolumne and Calaveras counties Thursday night received a hoax email threat from … Read more

Road work for week of April 15, 2018

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

News of Record for April 14, 2018

TUOLUMNE COUNTY The Sonora Police Department reported the following:THURSDAY3:24 a.m., suspicious circumstances — Three men … Read more

Downtown Sonora investor discovers the down side of buying a historic building

A Sacramento man is figuring out what to do next with a building he owns … Read more

NPS drops ridiculed plan to more than double peak-season Yosemite fees

A National Park Service proposed plan to impose peak-season entrance fees and increase them to … Read more

Angels Camp government may raise sales tax or taxes on visitors

Wendy Riley, an Angels Camp native, has heard about a possible town government plan to … Read more

Ask the Miner: Bell or Belle? Mooney and Money? Another road sign mix up

What about Belle Mooney Road? QUESTION: You did so well on the Greenley Road question … Read more

News of Record for April 13, 2018

TUOLUMNE COUNTY The Sonora Police Department reported the following: WEDNESDAY 3:40 a.m., vandalism — Glass … Read more

Teen welds kennels for animal rescue group

A Sonora High senior is combining his love of animals and interest in welding to … Read more

Judge tells DA to try the Andersons separately or drop CHP interview with doctor

A Tuolumne County Superior Court Judge conditionally granted a motion to sever the trial of … Read more

Founder of annual downtown Sonora Christmas parade dies at 82

Dorothy Lee Brown’s most visible legacy to the City of Sonora can be seen each … Read more

Two jailed men charged in Twain Harte, Strawberry burglary spree

A Sonora man in custody at the Tuolumne County Jail and a transient Tuolumne County … Read more

Caltrans: Storm-damaged highways 49 and 132 likely closed until mid-May

Nina Mimnaugh at the Coulterville Visitor Center asked Rick Estrada with Caltrans District 10 what … Read more

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