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Dollar store has big plans in Tuolumne

A new Dollar General store is set to open in the coming months in Jamestown, and the Tennessee-based retailer is already eyeing two more locations in Tuolumne County.

Work is nearing completion on an approximately 7,200-square-foot store on Highway 108 in Jamestown and, according to Dollar General corporate headquarters, the company is targeting late September for its grand opening.


Samaritan helps man saddled with massive bill

A 67-year-old retiree saddled with a massive water bill last month is receiving some help from a mystery samaritan.

Bud Regelin, of Twain Harte, received a $6,000 bill from Tuolumne Utilities District in June after discovering an underground water leak at his Middle Camp Road home. The TUD board voted on June 24 to reduce the amount he owed to $2,905, which Regelin plans to pay in installments of $100, on top of his normal bimonthly water bill from the district.

 


El Portal containment to 19 percent

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The El Portal Fire has burned about 2,700 acres, split between the Stanislaus National Forest and Yosemite National Park. Abby Divine / Union Democrat, Copyright 2014.
Firefighters are getting a handle on the El Portal Fire — now at 19 percent containment — and the evacuations for Old El Portal have been lifted.


TUD sewer work planned downtown today

Tuolumne Utilities District will make sewer line repairs from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. today on South Washington Street in front of the Inns of California between William and Church streets. Motorists should drive with caution. For more information, call 532-5536.  


Fire resources to New Hogan Reservoir

Firefighters are battling a vegetation fire on Hogan Dam Road in Valley Springs.

El Portal Fire moving north into Yosemite

The El Portal Fire is burning north and northeast into Yosemite National Park, but away from settlements, according to the incident management team midday Monday.

Forest fire grows, burns home

Highway 120 into Yosemite National Park remained closed this morning as firefighters attempted to control a 2,600-acre fire near El Portal that has burned at least one structure and filled the skies over parts of Tuolumne and Calaveras counties with smoke.


Groveland crash

One person was killed and another injured in a head-on collision this morning near Groveland, according to the California Highway Patrol.

The crash was reported at about 10:50 a.m. on Highway 120 near the Groveland Ranger Station.

Traffic was backed up both ways for about a 1/2 mile in both directions.


Burned forest area re-opened

Nearly 1,200 acres of the Stanislaus National Forest that burned during the 2012 Ramsey Fire in Calaveras County are now open to the public, the U.S. Forest Service announced Thursday.

All trails and roads in the Calaveras Ranger District leading to the burned area have been closed since Aug. 16, 2012, including roads 6N79, 17E21 and 6N59Y, and trail 17E21. 


State ranks low on child wellness

The 25th edition of the Kids Count Data Book was released this week, ranking California 40th of 50 states in child well being. 

The book, which shows both gains and losses nationally, ranks each state based on four fundamental domains: Education, family and community, health and economic well-being. 


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