Roadwork for week of April 21, 2019

CALAVERAS COUNTYHIGHWAY 26 — One-way traffic control will be in effect 7 a.m. to 5 … Read more

News of Record for April 20, 2019

TUOLUMNE COUNTY The Sonora Police Department reported the following:THURSDAY 5:08 a.m., trespass/loiter — A woman … Read more

$538K grant integrates music, dance and art as a learning tool in K-8 Tuolumne County classrooms

Jace Zamora, a kindergartener at Soulsbyville Elementary School, said he learned all of his dance … Read more

Lt. Destiny Tafoya is CHP Sonora’s first female commander

California Highway Patrol Sonora personnel have a new commander, Lt. Destiny Tafoya, and she is … Read more

Tuolumne County seeks consultant to study public opinion on tax increases

Tuolumne County supervisors want to know whether voters would support increasing taxes to help pay … Read more

News of Record for April 19, 2019

TUOLUMNE COUNTY The Sonora Police Department reported the following: WEDNESDAY 12:01 a.m., trespass/loiter — A … Read more

Historic building in downtown Sonora changes hands, several others on the market

A new consignment store has replaced a former one in the historic Mundorf’s Mercantile building … Read more

Increasing demand for Yosemite Camp 4 campsites prompts lottery pilot program

Increasing demand for campsites and sometimes day-long lines for those who wait have prompted Yosemite … Read more

Downtown Sonora drive-by attacker pleads guilty to assault

A 25-year-old Sonora man who attacked a pedestrian multiple times during a drive-by assault in … Read more

Calaveras County selects a new county administrator

Calaveras County has hired Albert G. Alt as the county administrator at a salary of … Read more

Environmental group announces photo contest winners

Winners of wildlife and landscape photo contests have been announced by staff at the Central … Read more

News of Record for April 18, 2019

TUOLUMNE COUNTY The Sonora Police Department reported the following: TUESDAY 9:31 a.m., public peace, fight, … Read more

Now & Then: Panama-Pacific International Exposition - 1915

World fair organizers sought to create expositions that were informative, entertaining, and commercially lucrative, ever … Read more

Sutter Creek offers foundry workshop

It’s been decades since the historic Knight Foundry in Sutter Creek has offered hands-on workshops. … Read more

Mutts strut into Murphys for annual march, Muttminster show

Dog owners throughout the Motherlode, and their lovable pets, are invited to take part in … Read more

Young photographers earn spotlight with Tuolumne county arts awards

The InFocus Committee, a partner of Tuolumne County Arts, announced the winners of the People’s … Read more

Taste of Calaveras 2019 to highlight local food and wine

Local food? Check. Local wine? Plenty of that, too. It’s the 13th annual Taste of … Read more

Eight local artists win Second Saturday grants

The 2nd Saturday Art Night Committee and the Sonora Chamber of Commerce announced the recipients … Read more

Easter Egg hunts: Where to find the festivities in the Mother Lode

Make way for spring and the Easter egg hunts that help usher in the new … Read more

Property transfers for week of April 17, 2019

April 8 — 16583 Creekside Drive, Sonora, $335,000 April 8 — 22914 Placer Drive, Twain … Read more

News of Record for April 17, 2019

TUOLUMNE COUNTY The Sonora Police Department reported the following: MONDAY 1:04 a.m., pedestrian/vehicle checks — … Read more

Calaveras supervisors hash out details of potential new cannabis cultivation law

Fencing, security cameras, generator requirements, fingerprints, background checks, setbacks and lighting at legal commercial cannabis … Read more

Yelp gets reviewed

Kaylie Milliken wrote a handful of reviews on Yelp, the crowd-sourced and multinational recommendation website … Read more

Sonora restaurants question Yelp’s help

With many restaurants in Tuolumne County reliant on tourists, a few negative reviews can mean … Read more

Tuolumne County supervisors end state of emergency for tree mortality

Tuolumne County is not under a local state of emergency for the first time since … Read more

Vital statistics for April 17, 2019

Marriages recorded April 8 through April 12 (wedding day given): April 10 — Joshua Ryan … Read more

Tuolumne County officials set priorities for SB1 gas-tax money

Tuolumne County officials are planning what to do with an estimated $24.5 million over the … Read more

It’s springtime in foothills but Central Sierra passes still gripped in winter

It’s been springtime sunny-and-cool, cloudy-and-cool, and generally mild and temperate in recent days in the … Read more

Anderson transferred to Chino prison

Danny Anderson, a Sonora-area doctor convicted of triple manslaughter for his role in an October … Read more

Pics of the week for April 16, 2019

Reader James Beaty shares a photo entitled “Nature in Columbia” taken by Chuck Hewit. Reader … Read more

News of Record for April 16, 2018

TUOLUMNE COUNTY The Sonora Police Department reported the following: FRIDAY 2:43 a.m., suspicious circumstances — … Read more

Contrite confessors to graffiti vandalism join volunteers to clean up their mess

More than 50 people showed up Friday morning to clean up and paint over spray-painted … Read more

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