Volunteers collect 465 pounds of trash from Mokelumne River

Twelve-year-old Andrew Buecher worked with 26 volunteers on Saturday picking up trash along a 3.5-mile … Read more

MMA fighter arrested in Valley Springs

The Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office arrested a shirtless Valley Springs man in a field outside … Read more

News of Record for Sept. 19, 2018

TUOLUMNE COUNTY The Sonora Police Department reported the following:MONDAY10:19 a.m., lost, found property — Maintenance … Read more

Vehicle and dump trailer overturn on Highway 108

An El Dorado Hills resident sustained minor injuries after his 2016 Dodge Ram and dump … Read more

Vital statistics for Sept. 19, 2018

Marriages recorded Sept. 10 through Sept. 14 (wedding date given): Aug. 25 — Joshua WIlliam … Read more

Sonora High board to discuss building tennis courts

Some Sonora High School officials are pushing for the installation of tennis courts on the … Read more

Residents confront PG&E contract workers over trees marked for removal

A Twain Harte resident and business owner says he confronted Pacific Gas & Electric contractors … Read more

Sonora City Council discusses location of Santa’s Workshop

Recent developments could allow Santa’s Workshop to return to its historic location in Courthouse Square … Read more

Twain Harte firefighter honored at Sacramento memorial

Longtime Fire Capt. Paul J. Waite Jr., who died in 2016 of work-related cancer, will … Read more

Trial date set for former Pet Bath House owner

An Angels Camp woman accused of multiple counts of animal cruelty and grand theft was … Read more

News of Record for Sept. 18, 2018

TUOLUMNE COUNTY The Sonora Police Department reported the following:FRIDAY12:22 p.m., parking — Someone reported a … Read more

Fire off West Stockton Street under investigation

A burned pile of trash, bottles, cans and other garbage in a heap were left … Read more

Stage 3 to kick off fundraising push for new home

Stage 3 Theatre Co. is aiming for a comeback in 2019 despite still being without … Read more

Calaveras deputies continue cracking down on illegal cannabis growers

In recent years, government officials and law enforcement have estimated there were as many as … Read more

News of Record for Sept. 15, 2018

TUOLUMNE COUNTY Sonora Police Department reported the following: THURSDAY 4:15 p.m., vandalism, property damage — … Read more

Roadwork for week of Sept. 16, 2018

CALAVERAS COUNTY HIGHWAY 4 — Shoulder restrictions will be in effect 8:30 a.m. to 2 … Read more

Sonora man arrested for duping victims into cashing bad checks

A Sonora man accused of scamming local residents into cashing fraudulent checks on his behalf … Read more

Tuolumne County music programs in need of new instruments, financial support

Maintaining a music program at a Tuolumne County public school is an expensive endeavor. Districts … Read more

Twain Harte Homeowners concerned about accelerated PG&E tree removals

Pacific Gas and Electric’s accelerated wildfire risk reduction program, with more than 100 contractors trimming … Read more

Perkins, TCEDA in talks for possible settlement

A Sonora man’s monthslong legal battle with the Tuolumne County Economic Development Authority appears to … Read more

News of Record for Sept. 14, 2018

TUOLUMNE COUNTY The Sonora Police Department reported the following:WEDNESDAY10:58 a.m., suspicious circumstances — A man … Read more

Sonora Police Department seeks to alleviate staff shortages in 2019

Two officer injuries and four open positions have left the Sonora Police Department short-staffed, so … Read more

McClintock withdraws from debate in Lake Tahoe area

Republican U.S. Rep. Tom McClintock has backed out of a planned debate against Democratic challenger … Read more

Faculty union representing Columbia College may move to strike for pay increases

A faculty union of the Yosemite Community College District, which includes Columbia College, may call … Read more

Planning Commission greenlights new KFC designs

The Sonora Planning Commission on Monday approved revised designs for a KFC restaurant in the … Read more

Man arrested after shooting guns inside his home

A Mi-Wuk Village man under the influence of methamphetamine was arrested Tuesday afternoon after he … Read more

NOW & THEN: The frozen water trade

Most established museums have storage areas where many undocumented and unidentified artifacts wait their turn … Read more

News of Record for September 13, 2018

TUOLUMNE COUNTY The Sonora Police Department reported the following: TUESDAY 10:25 a.m., animal complaints — … Read more

PG&E contract crews increase fuel reduction efforts in Tuolumne County

From way up Fortuna Mine Road above Phoenix Lake, to out on First Avenue in … Read more

Day focuses on remembering those who have gone missing

A flyer like one you'd see on a telephone pole or a shop window showed … Read more

Sonora Police Department seeks to alleviate staff shortages in 2019

Two officer injuries and four open positions have left the Sonora Police Department short-staffed, so … Read more

Police arrest Sonora Creek arson suspect

A transient man suspected of intentionally starting a fire in Sonora Creek under the Intake … Read more

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