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

News of Record for April 13, 2019

TUOLUMNE COUNTY The Sonora Police Department reported the following: THURSDAY 2:00 a.m., public peace, fight, … Read more

Vigil to be held in Sonora for 5-year-old girl who died of suspected child abuse

Five-year-old La’Rayah Davis will be remembered this weekend at a candlelight vigil in Sonora after … Read more

NOW & THEN: Hotel Nevills

Considered the largest and most elegant hotel in Tuolumne County at the time of its … Read more

Judge grants temporary injunction to block sale of the Wildcat Ranch

A Tuolumne County Superior Court Judge granted a temporary injunction Friday to block the sale … Read more

Antarctica: 8,000 miles from Sonora, Mother Lode native studies penguins and climate

A woman who grew up in Tuolumne County and studied biology at Columbia College is … Read more

Public defender to retire after more than 25 years of service

Tuolumne County will soon be seeking a new chief public defender for the first time … Read more

Investigators try to ID whoever defaced picnic area on North Fork Tuolumne River

Federal and local investigators have interviewed individuals identified as potential targets of spray-painted racial slurs, … Read more

News of Record for April 12, 2019

TUOLUMNE COUNTY The Sonora Police Department reported the following: TUESDAY 1:05 a.m., suspicious circumstances — … Read more

9/11 Global War on Terrorism Memorial to include time capsule

The planners of the 9/11 Global War on Terrorism Memorial want your stuff. They are … Read more

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