Plans set for 2018 Mother Lode Parade and Rodeo

The 61st annual Mother Lode Roundup Parade will not be much of a departure from … Read more

Ask the Miner: NRA contributions and impaired driving

QUESTION: How much does our congressman, Tom McClintock, receive in campaign contributions from the NRA? … Read more

Deputies find meth and an AR-15 in a Sonora home

The Tuolumne County Narcotics Team arrested a Sonora man on Tuesday after a search warrant … Read more

News of Record for April 27, 2018

TUOLUMNE COUNTY The Sonora Police Department reported the following:WEDNESDAY4:34 a.m., suspicious circumstances — A man … Read more

Summerville music teacher honored for decades of service and encouragement

A Summerville Union High School District choir teacher and the director of the acclaimed and … Read more

With room to grow, downtown Angels Camp looks for what’s next

There are at least a dozen vacant and for-rent storefronts and other spaces in larger … Read more

State of Jefferson supporters host forum for Tuolumne County candidates

One question that went notably unasked to local political candidates at a public forum Wednesday … Read more

Seasonal roads begin to open, passes remain closed

Glacier Point Road in Yosemite National Park is scheduled to open Saturday morning, but mountain … Read more

Arrest in Golden State Killer Case: ‘The Answer Has Always Been in Sacramento’

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — After nearly four decades, an arrest has been made in the case … Read more

Now & Then: ‘The finest in Northern California’

Originally the Sonora Inn was named the Hotel Victoria and billed as “the finest hostelry … Read more

Long-delayed project nears end

The sidewalk in front of the Albert N. Francisco Building at 48 Yaney Ave. in … Read more

News of Record for April 26, 2018

TUOLUMNE COUNTYThe Sonora Police Department reported the following:TUESDAY 10:41 a.m., vandalism, property damage — A … Read more

Sonora man arrested on domestic violence charge

A Sonora man was arrested Monday morning after a passerby on Stockton Road heard a … Read more

Van used for homeless in Berkeley recovered in Sonora

A homeless man from Oakland was arrested at the Crossroads Shopping Center in Sonora after … Read more

Study: California gun deaths declined between 2000 and 2015

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Gun deaths have fallen in California over a 16-year period ending … Read more

K9 Maverick captures fugitive in downtown Sonora

A midnight raid on a downtown Sonora home resulted in officers finally arresting a man … Read more

Thirteen candidates face voters on June 5

There are 13 local candidates in four contested races to be decided by Tuolumne County … Read more

Vital statistics for April 25, 2018

TUOLUMNE COUNTY Marriages recorded April 16 through April 20 (Wedding date given): April 5 — … Read more

News of Record for April 25, 2018

TUOLUMNE COUNTY The Sonora Police Department reported the following: MONDAY 9:43 a.m., school assists — … Read more

Candidates share diverse views, strategies to improve community


Seven candidates running for the Tuolumne County Board of Supervisors offered a diverse range of … Read more

Sierra Conservation Center inmate dies during first day of firefighter training

A Moreno Valley man incarcerated at the Sierra Conservation Camp prison in Jamestown and employed … Read more

March 22 megastorm caused $74 million in damage to Tuolumne County infrastructure

Total damage estimates attributed to the March 22 megastorm, including Hetch Hetchy infrastructure, Tuolumne County … Read more

Weekend roundup: Sexual assault allegation, car theft, burglary, fatal accident

Twain Harte man accused of sexual assault at downtown Sonora hotel The Sonora Police Department … Read more

Pic of the Week for April 24, 2018

Reader April Woods, of Sonora, sent a photo entitled “The Beginnings of Spring — Happy … Read more

Motorcycle over New Priest Grade, stranded vehicle at Lake Don Pedro makes for busy weekend

The lead tow-truck operator for a Groveland-based towing company administered two perilous vehicle recoveries over … Read more

Downtown Sonora building demolition begins

After the outside walls of a historic building on Washington Street collapsed earlier this month, … Read more

News of Record for April 24, 2018

TUOLUMNE COUNTY The Sonora Police Department reported the following:FRIDAY12:19 p.m., reckless driving — A confused … Read more

Roadwork for the week of April 22, 2018

CALAVERAS COUNTY HIGHWAY 49 — Long-term left shoulder restrictions will be in effect 7 a.m. … Read more

Angels Camp business owners decry rezoning plan

Angels Camp City Council is considering a plan to rezone 30 parcels of land for … Read more

Elected officials approve road projects from gas tax funding

Tuolumne County and the City of Sonora will receive the first significant chunk of money … Read more

Sonora's homeless task force ends work; says a community-wide effort is needed

After meeting for several months, a task force on homelessness formed last year by the … Read more

Columbia College graduation set April 27

Nearly 300 students will receive degrees and certificates during Columbia College’s 49th Commencement on April … Read more

Owner to demolish downtown Sonora building where wall collapsed

A portion of a historic building at 89 N. Washington St. in downtown Sonora where … Read more

News of Record for April 21, 2018

Sonora Police Department reported the following: THURSDAY 5:14 a.m., Sonora — Two men argued on … Read more

Ask the Miner: Setting the record straight

QUESTION: Please note the many mistakes in the recent inquiry regarding Belle Mooney. Miss Mooney … Read more

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