Witness says the accident that killed three on La Grange Road was horrific

Joe Zertuche rounded a curve south of Bonds Flat Road on La Grange Road in … Read more

Tuolumne County considers ban on growing pot outside

People who grow marijuana in Tuolumne County for personal, medicinal use are worried about being … Read more

News of Record for Sept. 22, 2017

TUOLUMNE COUNTY The Sonora Police Department reported the following: WEDNESDAY 3:27 a.m., trespass/loiter — A … Read more

Wise Family closes trust, wants to create a legacy at Columbia College

A $2 million endowment gift from the Wise Family Charitable Trust was described as an … Read more

CHP officer testifies victim saw a white car speed by just before accident

During the first day of a preliminary hearing on a vehicular manslaughter case involving a … Read more

Political divisions take center stage at Angels Camp town hall

America’s political divide was on display Wednesday night before the doors even opened to the … Read more

Now & Then: Remembering speeders and steamers

Sonora photographer Henry Ruoff took this picture of a “speeder” in front of the Sierra … Read more

Woman suffers major injuries in Highway 49 head-on crash

Trisha Berg was at her house off Highway 49 Wednesday morning when she heard a … Read more

News of Record for Sept. 21, 2017

TUOLUMNE COUNTY The Sonora Police Department reported the following: TUESDAY 2:43 a.m., trespass/loiter — A … Read more

Family trust gives $2 million for endowment at Columbia College Foundation

The Columbia College Foundation has received a more than $2 million dollar endowment gift from … Read more

Sonora considers selling, leasing buildings to increase revenue

One way the City of Sonora is looking to eliminate a projected $1 million budget … Read more

Fall rolls in at Pinecrest leaving summer crowds a memory

Tuesday was a typically slow, late September weekday at Pinecrest Lake: no weekend crowds, no … Read more

Vital statistics for Sept. 20 2017

TUOLUMNE COUNTY Marriages recorded Sept. 11 through Sept. 15 (wedding date given): July 5 — … Read more

Supervisors, officials express concern over lack of money for storm-damaged roads

With the typically wetter part of the year fast approaching, Tuolumne County leaders are voicing … Read more

Table Mountain fire grows to 34 acres

Cal Fire combats Table Mountain Fire in difficult terrain By GIUSEPPE RICAPITO The Union Democrat … Read more

News of Record for Sept. 20, 2017

TUOLUMNE COUNTY The Sonora Police Department reported the following: MONDAY 6:59 a.m., trespass/loiter — Two … Read more

Construction on Greenley Road likely cause of reported explosions

Social media was abuzz Saturday with reports of loud explosions heard near downtown Sonora that … Read more

In the wake of a mother and child being hit by an SUV, agencies conduct another pedestrian safety operation

The third and final California Highway Patrol and Sonora Police Department pedestrian safety operation netted … Read more

Sonora Council approves sale of utility credits to fund bathrooms

One of the most desired Vision Sonora projects could become a reality if the City … Read more

Angels Camp prepares for McClintock town hall

Republican U.S. Rep. Tom McClintock, of Elk Grove, will host a town hall at 6 … Read more

Weekend roundup: drug and shoplifting arrests, pot abatement, one fatality

Law enforcement agencies this past weekend located wanted suspects, destroyed hundreds of marijuana plants in … Read more

Feds attempt to ward off flooding, other problems after Stanislaus Forest fires

A federal Burned Area Emergency Response team has been assigned to the lightning-strike McCormick Fire … Read more

News of Record for Sept. 19, 2017

TUOLUMNE COUNTY The Sonora Police Department reported the following: FRIDAY 12:25 a.m., suspicious circumstances — … Read more

Mountain resorts repair damage, prepare for another wet winter

Last winter’s heavy snows, rains that froze, and violent wind storms wrought so much damage … Read more

Changes at FEMA delay repairs of storm-damaged roads

Projects to repair more than 60 roads in Tuolumne County damaged by winter storms remain … Read more

Judge rules the Calaveras County jury pool not tainted against Karlsen

A change of venue motion submitted by Karl Karlsen’s defense counsel was denied during a … Read more

Sonora mayor taps antique store owner for homeless task force

Sonora Mayor Connie Williams has recommended the owner of a downtown antique store for the … Read more

Cherry Lake draw down nearly complete

Dam operators at Cherry Lake plan to continue emptying water out of the reservoir until … Read more

News of Record for Sept. 16, 2017

TUOLUMNE COUNTY The Sonora Police Department reported the following: THURSDAY 4:31 a.m., suspicious circumstances — … Read more

Sonora intersection work could cause delays

Construction to widen the northeast corner of Greenley Road and Mono Way in Sonora is … Read more

Roadwork for week of Sept. 17, 2017

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

Sonora committee recommendation: keep Wildcat Ranch, sell Sonora Dome

The Sonora High School Dome and Wildcat Ranch Advisory Committee voted to recommend that the … Read more

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