Food and Drink Notes for January 9, 2018

Chili cook-off set for Saturday in Soulsbyville Chili chefs are invited to participate Saturday in … Read more

Tropical cactus is easy to grow

It seems as though every year since I graduated from Texas A&M I have been … Read more

Gardening success is specific to elevation

When Master Gardener writers met recently to schedule the next series of media articles, it … Read more

Civil rights activist to speak in Sonora

Civil rights activist Carmen Perez, a co-founder of the Women’s March on Washington held in … Read more

New Year's events include live music, dinner and square dancing

Here’s some options on how to usher in 2018 in the Mother Lode: • The … Read more

Pizza ‘tarts’ get the party started

If it were up to my fiance, the only appetizer that would be served in … Read more

It’s all about the sauce

A quick Asian orange sauce gives this healthy salmon dinner recipe bright flavor. No broccolini? … Read more

Find some local bubbly for the New Year

With New Years looming it is time to turn to sourcing wines with bubbles. But … Read more

A cheesy appetizer

The alpine cheeses in this recipe are known for melting smoothly, which is key in … Read more

Make gougeres for your holiday guests

By MELISSA CLARK New York Times News Service Caviar and truffles are all well and … Read more

Dinner can be just a flash in the pan

From Martha Stewart Living Distributed by The New York Times Syndicate What’s for dinner? Easy … Read more

Food and Drink Notes for December 19, 2017

Pancake breakfast will benefit YLI projects A pancake breakfast fundraiser to benefit the Young Ladies … Read more

Schools name November’s star students

Tuolumne County schools have announced Students of the Month for November: Ronan Kennedy, sixth grade, … Read more

Tree Mortality Aid Program will benefit from snowman sales

The Sonora Lions Club once again is offering wooden snowmen for sale to raise funds … Read more

Christmas religious services planned throughout Mother Lode

The Columbia Presbyterian Church of the 49ers will host a “Candlelight and Choir” Christmas Eve … Read more

Twain Harte, Soulsbyville schools announce first-trimester honor rolls

Twain Harte and Soulsbyville schools have announced honor rolls for the first trimester of the … Read more

Community Notes for December 16, 2017

Pancake breakfast rescheduled for Jan. 6 A pancake breakfast fundraiser to benefit the Young Ladies … Read more

A tale of two Claras in Studio 4’s ‘The Nutcracker’

Her shoulders dropped as 16-year-old Ruby Eustis-Smith scanned the cast list for this year’s Studio … Read more

Review: SRT's ‘Another Night Before Christmas’ is offbeat, charming

Sierra Repertory Theatre is closing its 2017 season with the offbeat and charming musical comedy, … Read more

Review: MCT’s season closer is engaging, superbly directed

Murphys Creek Theatre is closing its current season with the one-man play “Looking Over the … Read more

Celebrate the holidays with a family project

To the modern cook, making a gingerbread house may seem nearly as daunting as building … Read more

Share the red and white this Christmas

No other holiday signals overindulgence more than our usual Christmas and New Year’s activities. It … Read more

Food and Drink Notes for December 12, 2017

4-H offers family drive-thru dinner A Drive-Thru Dinner set for Jan. 22 will raise funds … Read more

Senior Center offers helpful programs

I recently received a phone call from an elderly woman who needed firewood to heat … Read more

Lessons in giving back part of the 4-H program

The 4-H Program is proud to teach our youth members about giving back during this … Read more

Arnold Lions Club awards poster contest winners

The Arnold Lions Club recently sponsored the club’s annual Peace Poster contest, sponsored by Lions … Read more

Tuolumne County Historical Society plans holiday luncheon, elections

The Tuolumne County Historical Society will hold its annual meeting and Christmas soup luncheon on … Read more

Religious Events for December 8, 2017

A Mass in honor of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary will be … Read more

Community Notes for December 8, 2017

Annual Christmas Shop benefits preschoolers Summerville Parent Nursery School will hold its annual Christmas Shop … Read more

Sweet fruit and winter greens combine for healthy salad

Salad dressing made from sweet and mellow white balsamic vinegar balances out the assertive greens … Read more

Chocolate the star in holiday recipes

For most of us, December is the busiest month of the year. Starting with putting … Read more

Paired up pears star in Christmas cake recipe

This Torino-born cake is simple to make, but its success is based entirely on the … Read more

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