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

News of Record for Aug. 16, 2017

TUOLUMNE COUNTY The Sonora Police Department reported the following: MONDAY 10:27 a.m., animal complaints — … Read more

Vital statistics for Aug. 16, 2017

CALAVERAS COUNTY Marriages recorded Aug. 1 through Aug. 11 (recorded date given): Aug. 7, Nathaniel … Read more

Seeking safe passage in difficult times

They started with 25 or so, gathering in Sonora’s Courthouse Square on a balmy Sunday … Read more

500 incidents of dumped trash, four of five people got away with it

When people dump trash in the Stanislaus National Forest, very often they do so at … Read more

13 weekend fires reported in Tuolumne and Calaveras counties

Firefighters with the Tuolumne-Calaveras Unit responded to 13 fires between 12:01 a.m. Friday and 7 … Read more

News of Record for Aug. 15, 2017

TUOLUMNE COUNTY The Sonora Police Department reported the following: FRIDAY 8:34 a.m., animal complaints — … Read more

Roadwork for week of Aug. 13, 2017

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

Residents gather in Sonora park to oppose racism and show solidarity with Charlottesville

About a hundred people gathered in Sonora's Courthouse Square Sunday night to show support for … Read more

These big fish are meant for catching

It’s 64 degrees outside as Jason Welsh eases his white International truck down the boat … Read more

Board to discuss future of cannabis biz

The Tuolumne County Board of Supervisors and the county’s Marijuana Working Group will meet Tuesday … Read more

Feds begin another cleanup at Beer Can Corner

People have been parking, necking, drinking and dumping trash up at Beer Can Corner on … Read more

Greenley intersection project to begin Tuesday

After more than two years of planning, the City of Sonora is set to break … Read more

Sonora man arrested on drunk driving charge

The Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Office arrested a drunk driver on Highway 108 in East Sonora … Read more

City seeks applications for homeless task force

The City of Sonora has started accepting applications for a newly created task force aimed … Read more

New Melones to host Perseids meteor shower event

Rangers at New Melones plan to host a Perseids meteor shower viewing event beginning at … Read more

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