Wet weather delays completion of Jacksonville Road detour repairs

Tuolumne County has spent close to $900,000 in SB1 state tax dollars in the past … Read more

Proposed high-dollar developments in southern Tuolumne County draw mixed reactions from locals

Outside investors with deep pockets are eyeing the Highway 120 corridor in southern Tuolumne County … Read more

Ben Howell to be new Summerville Elementary School superintendent-principal

When Ben Howell was a sophomore at Sonora High School in the mid-1990s, he and … Read more

Overnight storm knocks out power in the Mother Lode

Over 100 PG&E customers are without power and Columbia College was closed Thursday morning after … Read more

News of Record for May 17, 2019

TUOLUMNE COUNTY The Sonora Police Department reported the following: WEDNESDAY 12:07 a.m., public peace, fight, … Read more

Lambert Center marks 20 years of helping people in need

For 26-year-old Megan Dean, the David Lambert Community Drop-In Center in Sonora is a place … Read more

Family says they will keep fighting for justice in 22-month-old's death

On Koltyn Sparks’ second birthday, his family gathered around his grave in the baby section … Read more

Groveland property owner cited for escaped debris fire

An unidentified property owner was cited for an escaped debris fire that occurred Tuesday, a … Read more

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Now & Then: Camping at Kennedy Meadows

After the Sonora-Mono Wagon Road was completed in 1865, many farmers from the San Joaquin … Read more

Grand Jury slams TCEDA board in latest report

Blame over the demise of the Tuolumne County Economic Development Authority rests squarely on the … Read more

Coroner: Waterford boy died of blunt injuries

Sonora Police Chief Turu VanderWiel said Tuesday a 22-month-old boy who died in January died … Read more

Sonora High district cancels sale of the Wildcat Ranch to the Park Foundation

The Sonora Union High School District board of trustees voted Tuesday night to nullify the … Read more

Driver in downtown Sonora assault sentenced to 150 days on electronic monitoring

The 18-year-old driver of a vehicle that nearly struck a pedestrian during an assault in … Read more

News of Record for May 15, 2019

TUOLUMNE COUNTY The Sonora Police Department reported the following: MONDAY 8:43 a.m., unclassified — A … Read more

Rare mid-May storm systems target Central Sierra: expect to be wet and cold

Late-season storm systems coming to the Central Sierra will bring chances of significant rain and … Read more

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Vital statistics for May 15, 2019

Marriages recorded May 6 through May 10 (wedding date given in most entries): April 27 … Read more

Mother Lode Roundup: photo gallery

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Sonora merchants say downtown is viable, but change is needed

Talulah’s Restaurant has joined a growing list of businesses in downtown Sonora that have shut … Read more

Nesting jays will be allowed to stay on RV until young birds fly

A pair of Steller’s jays that built a nest on a couple’s motorhome at an … Read more

News of Record for May 14, 2019

ed/mb TUOLUMNE COUNTY The Sonora Police Department reported the following: FRIDAY 8:37 a.m., school assists … Read more

Downtown Sonora drive-by attacker sentenced to one year in county jail

Joseph Machado, the victim of a downtown Sonora drive-by assault, hunched over and covered his … Read more

Schools attempt to combat an epidemic of youth vaping

In the past three months, three Sonora High School students were sent to the hospital … Read more

Sonora area realtors take the day off to make a difference in downtown

Judy Austin was out early Friday morning handling a pressure-washer cleaning the graffiti off the … Read more

Surprise jays nest prolongs couple’s stay at Yosemite

A couple from Miami traveling in an RV arrived at their campground outside Yosemite last … Read more

News of Record for May 11, 2019

TUOLUMNE COUNTY The Sonora Police Department reported the following: THURSDAY 10:42 a.m., hazardous situation — … Read more

Family of deceased 1-year-old boy protest in Sonora over sluggish pace of death investigation

The family of a 22-month-old boy whose suspicious death is being investigated by Sonora police … Read more

Grieving family awaits autopsy results for man found in Angels Creek

Brandy Terry, the sister of the man found dead in Angels Creek on Tuesday, said … Read more

News of Record for May 10, 2019

TUOLUMNE COUNTY The Sonora Police Department reported the following: WEDNESDAY 8:49 a.m., traffic accidents — … Read more

Mixed weather for Roundup weekend, rain likely in mountains

A storm system coming out of Idaho and Nevada is bringing chances of rain and … Read more

News of Record for May 9, 2019

TUOLUMNE COUNTY The Sonora Police Department reported the following: TUESDAY 1:00 a.m., trespass/loiter — A … Read more

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