No rash outbreak believed to be occurring in Tuolumne and Calaveras Counties

A blistering skin rash that affected nearly a dozen Valley Springs Elementary School students last … Read more

Tuolumne County transit officials receive little input on unmet needs

Transportation officials took the sparse attendance at an annual public hearing Wednesday to gather input … Read more

Man arrested for attempted assault

The Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Jamestown man Monday on attempted rape and sexual … Read more

Bigelow agrees to $2K fine for campaign finance violation

Assemblyman Frank Bigelow, R-O’Neals, has agreed to pay a $2,000 fine in a settlement with … Read more

Mi-Wok ranger station closing indefinitely

People who like to stop at Mi-Wok Ranger Station for information about the Stanislaus National … Read more

Now & Then - Few remember Sonora’s Chinatown

In stories to her children, Teresa Meyer Mallard, who was born in 1874, described Sonora’s … Read more

News of Record for December 14, 2017

TUOLUMNE COUNTY The Sonora Police Department reported the following: TUESDAY 10:42 a.m., hazardous situation — … Read more

Man arrested outside Sonora bar Wednesday

Early Wednesday morning, a Sonora man was arrested outside of a South Washington Street bar … Read more

Tuolumne County leaders move commercial cannabis talks forward

Tuolumne County leaders will continue investigating the possibility of allowing some commercial cannabis production and … Read more

Local ISPs, consumers face uncertain future if FCC scraps net neutrality

The Federal Communications Commission is expected to vote on Thursday to repeal regulations put in … Read more

Mark Twain Medical Center and Dignity Health keep public proposal secret

After stating a proposal for Mark Twain Medical Center to renew a partnership with Dignity … Read more

Cheers for Serventes

The whiskey was flowing at Servente’s Saloon last Friday. Classic rock blared over the speakers, … Read more

Turkey hunter prompts lockdown of Curtis Creek Elementary

The Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Office cautioned a wayward turkey hunter for carrying a firearm near … Read more

Free days at Yosemite reduced from 10 in 2017 to 4 in 2018

The National Park Service announced Tuesday there will be four fee-free days at national parks, … Read more

Vital statistics for Dec. 13, 2017

CALAVERAS COUNTY Marriages recorded Nov. 30 through Dec. 7 (recorded date given): Dec. 1 — … Read more

News of Record for Dec. 13, 2017

TUOLUMNE COUNTY The Sonora Police Department reported the following: SUNDAY 10:34 a.m., suspicious circumstances — … Read more

Sonora’s Courthouse Square offers space to express diverse views

Courthouse Square in the heart of downtown Sonora has become a hub of political activity … Read more

Trial date set for Big Oak Flat man accused of murder

A Big Oak Flat man accused of murder was issued a trial date of May … Read more

Mark Twain hospital district director portrays Dignity Health option as best

Tough questions came from the audience Monday night in San Andreas as the executive director … Read more

Weekend roundup: Vehicle thieves, taser attack and a burning car

Suspects captured after victim locates vehicle with GPS The California Highway Patrol - Sonora area … Read more

Dead trees in Golden State: 27 million more killed in past year

Scientists and pilots in aircraft equipped with cameras and sensors have updated the number of … Read more

Tuolumne County Farm Bureau president elected to state federation vice presidency

Shaun Crook, a Sonora businessman with experience in timber and real estate who is Tuolumne … Read more

News of Record for Dec. 12, 2017

TUOLUMNE COUNTY The Sonora Police Department reported the following: FRIDAY 9:46 a.m., vandalism, property damage … Read more

Mother Lode firefighters battle SoCal blazes

Firestorms stoked by Santa Ana winds blasting 50 to 70 miles per hour have destroyed … Read more

Murphys woman pleads no contest to felony driving under the influence

A nationally known human resources consultant from Murphys pleaded no contest to felony driving under … Read more

Sonora seeks public input on Washington Street pedestrian improvements

Caltrans and local transportation planners are working together on a project originally proposed in the … Read more

Tuolumne County leaders to discuss future of commercial cannabis

Whether the commercial cannabis industry has a future in Tuolumne County could be decided at … Read more

TUOLUMNE COUNTY The Sonora Police Department reported the following: THURSDAY 1:34 p.m., public peace, fight, … Read more

Roadwork for week of Dec. 11, 2017

CALAVERAS COUNTY HIGHWAY 4 — Shoulder restrictions will be in effect 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 … Read more

Ideas sought for improving Tuolumne County public transport

Tuolumne County transportation officials will hold a public meeting at 3 p.m. Wednesday to gather … Read more

Dignity Health to merge with Catholic Health

By GUY McCARTHY The Union Democrat

Dignity Health plans to merge with Catholic Health Initiatives, a national chain of hospitals and … Read more

Master swimmers collect food, other items

Every year at Christmas the Tuolumne County Aquatics Master swimmers (TCAM) donates items for neighbors … Read more

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