Table Mountain fire grows to 34 acres

Cal Fire combats Table Mountain Fire in difficult terrain By GIUSEPPE RICAPITO The Union Democrat … Read more

News of Record for Sept. 20, 2017

TUOLUMNE COUNTY The Sonora Police Department reported the following: MONDAY 6:59 a.m., trespass/loiter — Two … Read more

Construction on Greenley Road likely cause of reported explosions

Social media was abuzz Saturday with reports of loud explosions heard near downtown Sonora that … Read more

In the wake of a mother and child being hit by an SUV, agencies conduct another pedestrian safety operation

The third and final California Highway Patrol and Sonora Police Department pedestrian safety operation netted … Read more

Sonora Council approves sale of utility credits to fund bathrooms

One of the most desired Vision Sonora projects could become a reality if the City … Read more

Angels Camp prepares for McClintock town hall

Republican U.S. Rep. Tom McClintock, of Elk Grove, will host a town hall at 6 … Read more

Weekend roundup: drug and shoplifting arrests, pot abatement, one fatality

Law enforcement agencies this past weekend located wanted suspects, destroyed hundreds of marijuana plants in … Read more

Feds attempt to ward off flooding, other problems after Stanislaus Forest fires

A federal Burned Area Emergency Response team has been assigned to the lightning-strike McCormick Fire … Read more

News of Record for Sept. 19, 2017

TUOLUMNE COUNTY The Sonora Police Department reported the following: FRIDAY 12:25 a.m., suspicious circumstances — … Read more

Mountain resorts repair damage, prepare for another wet winter

Last winter’s heavy snows, rains that froze, and violent wind storms wrought so much damage … Read more

Changes at FEMA delay repairs of storm-damaged roads

Projects to repair more than 60 roads in Tuolumne County damaged by winter storms remain … Read more

Judge rules the Calaveras County jury pool not tainted against Karlsen

A change of venue motion submitted by Karl Karlsen’s defense counsel was denied during a … Read more

Sonora mayor taps antique store owner for homeless task force

Sonora Mayor Connie Williams has recommended the owner of a downtown antique store for the … Read more

Cherry Lake draw down nearly complete

Dam operators at Cherry Lake plan to continue emptying water out of the reservoir until … Read more

News of Record for Sept. 16, 2017

TUOLUMNE COUNTY The Sonora Police Department reported the following: THURSDAY 4:31 a.m., suspicious circumstances — … Read more

Sonora intersection work could cause delays

Construction to widen the northeast corner of Greenley Road and Mono Way in Sonora is … Read more

Roadwork for week of Sept. 17, 2017

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

Sonora committee recommendation: keep Wildcat Ranch, sell Sonora Dome

The Sonora High School Dome and Wildcat Ranch Advisory Committee voted to recommend that the … Read more

Sonora Area Foundation gives $10,000 for homeless census

Many may look out their window while driving along Highway 108 east of downtown Sonora … Read more

Thieves rip out a cash kiosk at Sonora Express Car Wash

Two men drove into Sonora Express Car Wash about 4 a.m. Wednesday, attached a cable … Read more

State wildlife agencies sued over commercial trapping program

Two national nonprofit advocacy groups sued the California Fish and Game Commission and the state … Read more

Three arrested on drug charges outside Chicken Ranch Casino

The Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Office arrested three Manteca residents in the Chicken Ranch Casino parking … Read more

Volunteers needed to clean up Elsey's Pool on Sullivan Creek

The Tuolumne County Land Trust is seeking volunteers to help clean up trash this Saturday … Read more

News of Record for Sept. 15, 2017

TUOLUMNE COUNTY The Sonora Police Department reported the following: WEDNESDAY 9:56 a.m., traffic accidents — … Read more

Religion Notes for September 15, 2017

Two upcoming events will raise funds for Lighthouse Ministries, a nonprofit organization that serves the … Read more

ArtsHarvest dinner, dance Saturday in San Andreas The Manzanita Writers Press will hold its annual … Read more

Columbia College Cellar Bistro re-opens after renovations for Wednesday night meals and service

Columbia College culinary students will invite the public to “come and eat their homework” on … Read more

Section 8 waiting list to open despite housing crunch

A regional agency that manages the federal Section 8 housing-assistance voucher program will open the … Read more

Repairs and maintenance scheduled on uranium mine waste landfill east of Pinecrest

A Cold War-era uranium mine in the Stanislaus National Forest that provided ore for nuclear … Read more

Woman and child hit by driver in downtown Sonora

A 23-year-old woman and her 1-year-old son were hit by an SUV at the intersection … Read more

Odd Fellows to host tour of historic cemetery

Tickets are still available for Saturday’s second annual living history tour of the cemetery at … Read more

Columbia family provides aid to survivors of Hurricane Harvey

Hope Martinez, 14, was having dinner with her father in the living room of their … Read more

Summer brings crime and boating violations to Mother Lode lakes and reservoirs

As the summer fades to fall and boats are hauled out of the county, there … Read more

News of Record for September 14, 2017

TUOLUMNE COUNTY The Sonora Police Department reported the following: TUESDAY 7:21 a.m., suspicious circumstances — … Read more

Owner says Sonora Chrysler-Dodge dealership closure is temporary

By Giuseppe Ricapito The Union Democrat An eviction notice was issued to the Sonora Chrysler … Read more

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