News of Record for July 19, 2019

TUOLUMNE COUNTY The Sonora Police Department reported the following: WEDNESDAY 9:14 a.m., hazardous situation — … Read more

Sonora veterinarian helps the homeless with their pets

Russell LaPorte teared up as he spoke about the care his dog and her puppies … Read more

Vital statistics for July 19, 2019

Tuolumne County Marriages recorded July 8 through July 12 (wedding date given): June 22 — … Read more

St. Patrick’s Catholic Church gets an ADA upgrade

A project at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church that began as a door replacement has grown … Read more

Twain Harte CSD installs raw-water draft point for firefighting

Installing draft points to use untreated water that flows throughout Tuolumne County for fighting fires … Read more

Man killed at Deadman Campground had similar charges two years ago

The man shot to death at Deadman Campground was arrested in San Mateo two years … Read more

Tuolumne County seeks $2.7 million in fees and fines from the Budfather Collective

Tuolumne County has filed a $2.7 million civil suit against a Hughson man and a … Read more

News of Record for July 18, 2019

TUOLUMNE COUNTY The Sonora Police Department reported the following: TUESDAY 2:39 a.m., public peace, fight, … Read more

Now & Then: Sonora’s heyday of Italian gardens

The 1880s were the heyday of the development of Italian gardens in Sonora. At the … Read more

Sonora City Council considers funding portable toilets for Stockton Road homeless camp

The Sonora City Council took some initial steps on Monday toward providing portable toilets for … Read more

Civic group cleans and paints sycamores to beautify Tuolumne

As an artist and a painter, 73-year-old Cate Culver said she notices everything about an … Read more

California regulator encourages people having trouble with homeowners insurance to contact his office

Tuolumne County officials say hundreds, if not thousands, of residents have struggled to get homeowners … Read more

Man who died at Deadman Campground ID’d

The man who was shot to death at Deadman Campground has been identified as 36-year-old … Read more

Tuolumne County accepts $500K to provide housing for the homeless and mentally ill

A survey conducted in January found at least 418 people in Tuolumne County who said … Read more

News of Record for July 17, 2019

TUOLUMNE COUNTY The Sonora Police Department reported the following: MONDAY 2:44 a.m., suspicious circumstances — … Read more

Pros and cons: Technology advances in classrooms

When Matthew Leamy was hired by the Sonora Union High School District as a computer … Read more

A central community sports venue: Standard Park

Standard Park opened in April 1983 and it’s been one of Tuolumne County’s principal community … Read more

Deputies stop escape from Tuolumne County Jail

Three inmates in the Tuolumne County Jail were caught trying to break out a window … Read more

Sewer main work Tuesday on Hillcrest Drive between Short Lane and Hope Lane

People who live off Lyons Street northeast of downtown Sonora and people who drive Lyons … Read more

News of Record for July 16, 2019

TUOLUMNE COUNTY The Sonora Police Department reported the following: FRIDAY 1:43 a.m., pedestrian/vehicle checks — … Read more

Sonora vigil shines light on immigration policies

Some sang, some prayed, and others wept Friday night in downtown Sonora’s Courthouse Square while … Read more

U.S. government, Aramark agree to pay Delaware North $12m for historic names of Yosemite landmarks

The original names of popular landmarks in Yosemite National Park, including the Ahwahnee hotel, were … Read more

Summer recreation camp underway after almost not happening due to lack of funding

Some children were hula-hooping and playing basketball in the gym at Cassina High School on … Read more

Ask the Miner: A history mashup

QUESTION: Can you please tell me the history behind the single grave site on Highway … Read more

Tuolumne County art and music festivals coming to an end after nearly half a century

A Tuolumne County festival promotion company is getting out of the business after 45 years … Read more

Man who died at Deadman Campground was from Watsonville

The man who died early Thursday morning of a gunshot wound at Deadman Campground near … Read more

News of Record for July 13, 2019

TUOLUMNE COUNTY The Sonora Police Department reported the following: WEDNESDAY 9:35 a.m., suspicious circumstances — … Read more

Two fast-food projects in Sonora set to begin construction, another may not move forward

Construction is scheduled to begin soon on new Wendy’s and KFC restaurants in Sonora, but … Read more

News of Record for July 12, 2019

TUOLUMNE COUNTY The Sonora Police Department reported the following: WEDNESDAY 9:35 a.m., suspicious circumstances — … Read more

Total acreage of fires down so far this fire season

Less than a month into the summer fire season, Cal Fire Tuolumne Calaveras Unit officials … Read more

Man dead from gunshot wound at Deadman Campground near Kennedy Meadows

A man was found dead from a gunshot wound early this morning at Deadman Campground … Read more

Music and memories: Band Camp is underway

The sounds of beating drums echoed across the Columbia Elementary School campus and into the … Read more

Goat deaths prompt reports of mountain lions

The California Department of Fish & Wildlife has responded to at least three animal fatalities … Read more

Rap legend Snoop Dogg gives boost to Tuolumne County clothing brand

The founders of the Sonora-based clothing company Tuo*Co say they are as surprised as everyone … Read more

Community leaders call for resignation of Sonora High trustee

A district teacher and a Tuolumne County agriculture advocate called on Sonora Union High School … Read more

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