Judge sets preliminary hearing set for former coach accused of abuse

A preliminary hearing for a former staff member of a private Christian school in Tuolumne … Read more

News of Record for Sept. 21, 2019

TUOLUMNE COUNTY The Sonora Police Department reported the following: THURSDAY 12:11 a.m., warrant arrests — … Read more

Taqueria mural celebrates Gold Rush settlers from Sonora, Mexico

A newly installed sepia-toned mural depicting Sonoran-Mexican miners was unveiled this month at Taqueria Sonora. … Read more

Sonora High School agriculture students start a poultry co-op at Wildcat Ranch

Sonora High School junior Jordan Hampton crouched inside a rust-streaked trailer parked at the Wildcat … Read more

Calaveras Planning Commission approves draft commercial cannabis law on split vote

Five appointed Calaveras County planning commissioners wrapped up multiple days of scrutinizing and editing a … Read more

News of Record for Sept. 20, 2019

TUOLUMNE COUNTY The Sonora Police Department reported the following: WEDNESDAY 11:06 a.m., animal complaints — … Read more

Tuolumne County supervisors mull suggestions on potential fees

After spending the past several months grappling with a $4.2 million funding gap, the Tuolumne … Read more

Tuba donation highlights challenges school music programs face

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Now & Then: The Fabulous Fay Baker

It was a brisk autumn day in the Midwest when the future Fay Baker was … Read more

News of Record for Sept. 19, 2019

TUOLUMNE COUNTY The Sonora Police Department reported the following: TUESDAY 9:09 a.m. miscellaneous harassment — … Read more

Sonora Police releases suspect photos in $69,000 Hazy Bulldog cannabis heist

The Sonora Police Department released still photos from surveillance video of four men suspected to … Read more

Vital statistics for Sept. 19, 2019

TUOLUMNE COUNTY Marriages recorded Sept. 9 through Sept. 13 (wedding date given): Aug. 31 — … Read more

Bret Harte High School’s varsity football head coach resigns

Casey Kester, head coach of the Bret Harte Bullfrogs varsity football program since March 2015, … Read more

Prius and bear involved in high-speed crash near New Melones Reservoir

The occupants of a hybrid Toyota Prius survived a sudden impact with an estimated 700-pound … Read more

CHP says suspected DUI driver in Saturday crash lied about being the passenger

The Valley Springs man arrested Saturday on suspicion of causing a major-injury single-vehicle crash off … Read more

Tuolumne County 4-H club cancels annual haunted house due to lack of venue for second straight year

The Tuolumne County Hi 4-H club would be celebrating the 20th anniversary of its “Realms … Read more

News of Record for Sept. 18, 2019

TUOLUMNE COUNTY The Sonora Police Department reported the following: MONDAY 10:18 a.m., animal complaints — … Read more

Tuolumne County supervisors approve final, balanced budget for fiscal year

The Tuolumne County Board of Supervisors unanimously passed a final $212 million spending plan for … Read more

Diane Anderson transferred to Tuolumne County Jail

The Union Democrat Diane Anderson, a Sonora nurse found guilty of accessory after the fact … Read more

Vehicle fatality outside San Andreas and major injury DUI crash in Valley Springs

A 29-year-old man from Galt died on Friday night after his truck collided with a … Read more

It was a quiet night at home until the mountain lion showed up

Ed and Kathy Suddeth were home watching television when a large mountain lion scampered in … Read more

News of Record for Sept. 17, 2019

TUOLUMNE COUNTY The Sonora Police Department reported the following: FRIDAY 1:58 a.m., vandalism, property damage … Read more

Candidate for Tuolumne County Board of Supervisors drops out of race

Steve Arreguin announced over the weekend that he has ended his bid for the Tuolumne … Read more

Not a lot of rain in Sonora but it did break the record

Monday’s rain wasn’t the earliest on record — that would be July 1, 1980, a … Read more

22-year-old woman killed in motorcycle crash in Sonora; driver arrested on suspicion of DUI

A 22-year-old Sonora man was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence early Sunday … Read more

Tuolumne County Arts stages an exhibit of a miniature kind

Grant Halley settled on clay cupcakes with faces embedded in the top. Alicia Serling used … Read more

Hazy Bulldog Farms medical cannabis dispensary burglarized

Several thousands of dollars in product were stolen early Wednesday morning in a burglary of … Read more

Dates set to determine if teen suspects in Big Hill slaying will be tried as adults

Whether two 16-year-old boys will be tried as adults in last month’s slaying of a … Read more

News of Record for Sept. 14, 2019

TUOLUMNE COUNTY The Sonora Police Department reported the following: THURSDAY 3:07 a.m., suspicious circumstances — … Read more

Roadwork for week of Sept. 15, 2019

CALAVERAS COUNTY HIGHWAY 4 — A moving closure will be in effect 6 a.m. to … Read more

Jamestown Community Hall repairs to begin in coming weeks after chaotic May 17 incident

Work should begin soon to repair the Jamestown Community Hall building on Main Street in … Read more

Agriculture supporters plot development at Wildcat Ranch

The agriculture program at Sonora High School and members of the Tuolumne County Farm Bureau … Read more

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