Susan Pantel took refuge under an umbrella as she made her way to her car after work. It was the most rain on a July 29 in Sonora since The Union Democrat started keeping track during the winter of 1887-88. Lighting started several small spotfires throughout the foothills. A cool-down is forecast for the next few days, with highs in the 80s and 90s in the foothills and 70s and 80s in the high country.
The average number of kids being housed at county-operated juvenile halls and ... more