Sonora cracks down on homeless campsites; police vow to work with residents

Disabled U.S. Army veteran Benjamin Barnow is one of about 14 homeless people living off … Read more

Repairs to storm damage on Kewin Mill Road complete

SUBHED: The project was contracted to Sierra Mountain Construction Inc. for $838,122 By GUY McCARTHY … Read more

Wanted man flees traffic stop in Tuolumne

A San Joaquin County man with warrants in multiple counties is wanted by the Tuolumne … Read more

News of Record for Feb. 17, 2018

TUOLUMNE COUNTY The Sonora Police Department reported the following: THURSDAY 10:29 a.m., theft — A … Read more

Roadwork for the week of Feb. 18, 2018

CALAVERAS COUNTY HIGHWAY 26 — One-way traffic control will be in effect 9 a.m. to … Read more

Kindness abounds in Calaveras and Tuolumne counties from schools to free medical clinic

National Random Acts of Kindness Day falls on Saturday, but educational advocates in Calaveras County … Read more

Groveland board to fill vacancy, names Kampa interim GM

The Groveland Community Services District Board of Directors has hired Pete Kampa to serve as … Read more

$40M in upgrades and protections for Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias nearly done

A $40 million, three-year project to try to restore and better protect the historic, popular, … Read more

Ask the Miner: Lottery allocations explained

QUESTION: Where is all the money from the lottery that was supposed to benefit schools? … Read more

Why was the water in Sonora Creek white?

Something turned Sonora Creek milky white and watery gray like skim milk Thursday afternoon before … Read more

News of Record for Feb. 16, 2018

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Escaped inmate captured in Tuolumne County likely to face additional charges

The earliest possible release date for a Tuolumne County inmate at North Kern State Prison … Read more

ATCAA seeks volunteers to foster dogs

The Amador-Tuolumne Community Action Agency is looking for potential volunteers who would be willing to … Read more

Nutria, an invasive pest thought to be eradicated, spotted in Tuolumne County

A long-whiskered, buck-toothed rodent called a nutria has come back to Tuolumne County for the … Read more

A celebration of the rare “Valentine’s Ash Wednesday” in Sonora

As parishioners streamed out of St. Patrick’s Catholic Church on Bradford Street at 9 a.m. … Read more

News of Record for Feb. 15, 2018

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

Calaveras County to sue PG&E for role in causing the 2015 Butte Fire

The Calaveras County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to authorize suing the utility giant … Read more

Fearing litigation, Calaveras supervisors decline to put cannabis laws to voters

Facing the likelihood of adding to multiple cannabis-related legal moves already initiated against Calaveras County, … Read more

Tuolumne supervisors eye cannabis-tax measure for November ballot

With the deadline for the June 5 primary election fast approaching, the Tuolumne County Board … Read more

Community rallies to help woman with housing

Nancy Rogerson and her two young granddaughters won’t have to sleep in their Dodge pickup … Read more

Schlegel considers deal from Tuolumne County DA on rape charge

A former Cal Fire firefighter accused of raping a woman at her Main Street Jamestown … Read more

Calaveras County approves placing new hospital lease on June 5 ballots

The Calaveras County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to order a special election allowing … Read more

News of Record for Feb. 14, 2018

TUOLUMNE COUNTY The Sonora Police Department reported the following: SUNDAY 10:08 a.m., suspicious circumstances — … Read more

Additional road report for week of Feb. 11

CALAVERAS HIGHWAY 26 — One-way traffic control will be in effect 8 a.m. to 5 … Read more

Vital statistics for Feb. 14, 2018

Tuolumne County Marriages recorded Feb. 5 through Feb. 9 (wedding date given): Jan. 21 — … Read more

One woman, two granddaughters and a truck for a home

Nancy Rogerson, 66, and her two granddaughters, Aleaya, 9, and Destiny, 4, are living with … Read more

News of Record for Feb. 13, 2018

TUOLUMNE COUNTY The Sonora Police Department reported the following: FRIDAY 9:29 a.m., any civil problem … Read more

Weekend roundup: Big rig accident, threat to harm club owner with a bow and arrow

Nearly jackknifed truck on South Washington causes nighttime traffic delay As the evening rush of … Read more

Input from dirt bike riders sought by Stanislaus National Forest

Chris Methot has been riding dirt bikes and other off-highway vehicles in the Stanislaus National … Read more

Sonora homeless share ideas for ways to help

Dakota Webb Hanson cups his hands behind head as he leans back on a stained … Read more

Trial setting for Avery man accused of murdering son postponed for third time

A trial setting conference for an Avery man accused of murdering his son was postponed … Read more

Judge denies “bargain motion” in Murphys woman DUI sentencing

A nationally known human resources consultant from Murphys likely will be sentenced to 180 days … Read more

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