Conservative groups rally in downtown Sonora to protest regulations

Shannon Poe walked up to Courthouse Square in downtown Sonora at about 10 a.m. on … Read more

Sonora police, CHP team up to curb distracted driving

Officers from the Sonora Police Department and California Highway Patrol issued 14 tickets for distracted … Read more

Man passed out at gas station arrested on heroin charge

Deputies were called to the 76 Station on Highway 108 in Jamestown shortly after 4 … Read more

Injured hiker rescued from Aspen Meadows

The Tuolumne County Search and Rescue team was called to Aspen Meadows Tuesday night to … Read more

News of Record for Aug. 23, 2019

TUOLUMNE COUNTY Sonora Police Department reported the following: 2:51 p.m., trespass/loiter — Someone used a … Read more

Owner says Phoenix Lake Golf Course will close Oct. 1

Phoenix Lake Golf Course, the nine-hole, 2,700-yard course that opened in 1968, will cease operations … Read more

Defense experts say another car caused J59 collision

A defense expert for Diane Anderson testified that her husband safely passed northbound over the … Read more

Vital statistics for Aug. 23, 2019

Marriages recorded Aug. 12 through Aug. 16 (wedding date given): June 15 — Forrest Edwin … Read more

Teens in Big Hill death could be tried as adults

The Tuolumne County District Attorney’s Office has asked the Superior Court to charge two 16-year-old … Read more

Danny Anderson: ‘I was relieved that we made a safe pass’

Danny Anderson denied in Superior Court Wednesday that passing two vehicles over double yellow lines … Read more

News of Record for Aug. 22, 2019

TUOLUMNE COUNTYSonora Police Department reported the following: 9:25 a.m., public peace, fight, disorderly conduct — … Read more

Now & Then: The history of Smith Station, six miles east of Groveland

The next time you are traveling from Groveland toward Yosemite, be sure to take a … Read more

Danny Anderson appears at wife's trial but pleads the Fifth

Dressed in an orange prison jumpsuit and a yellow mesh vest with “hearing impaired” printed … Read more

Layoffs, cuts to services, fee increases recommended to address $4.2 million county shortfall

Three top-level officials and six other employees in Tuolumne County government will receive layoff notices … Read more

News of Record for Aug. 21, 2019

TUOLUMNE COUNTY Sonora Police Department reported the following: MONDAY 6 :00 a.m., Hazardous situation — … Read more

A big dream comes true

The Big Dreams Accessible Park in Tuolumne looks almost ready to open. The cushiony rubber … Read more

Tuolumne County to implement new voting system in 2020 elections

The sacred act of voting will be a little different for Tuolumne County residents in … Read more

Survey: 57 percent of Sonora tenants are overpaying for rent

Results from a recent housing survey confirmed what many people looking for a place to … Read more

Court issues new warrant for a Tuolumne County supervisor candidate

A bench warrant was issued last week for a Tuolumne County Board of Supervisors candidate … Read more

News of Record for Aug. 20, 2019

TUOLUMNE COUNTY Sonora Police Department reported the following: FRIDAY 8:28 a.m., lost, found property — … Read more

CHP: Diane Anderson nervous, had a blank stare at accident scene

Retired California Highway Patrol Sgt. Shawn Snyder testified Monday morning that Diane Anderson appeared nervous … Read more

News of Record for Aug. 17, 2019

TUOLUMNE COUNTY The Sonora Police Department reported the following: THURSDAY 9:17 a.m., animal complaints — … Read more

OUT THERE: Backcountry ventures in the Central Sierra

An occasional series

A week ago it was supposed to be not as hot in Sonora, in the … Read more

Diane Anderson to CHP: 'I saw nothing'

Diane Anderson told investigators she did not see the accident in which three people died … Read more

Big Hill fire was second in five months at that location

A fire that destroyed a mobile home in the Big Hill area on March 9 … Read more

Accident witnesses testify to La Grange triple-fatal collision

Salesman George Perez rounded a blind, sloped curve in his white company pickup truck on … Read more

Sonora City Council considers funding for portable toilets at homeless camp

The Sonora City Council will consider approving an agreement to provide a portion of the … Read more

Sonora council member finds hope amid a shocking diagnosis

When Connie Williams returned home from a Sonora chamber mixer one evening last summer, her … Read more

Diane Anderson trial: Crash victims testify about devastating scene

Moments before his mother’s white Lexus RX300 went airborne and slammed into the nose of … Read more

News of Record for Aug. 16, 2019

TUOLUMNE COUNTY Sonora Police Department reported the following: WEDNESDAY 12:12 a.m., suspicious circumstances — A … Read more

Boy caused blaze last week outside Jamestown, Cal Fire says

A boy intentionally caused the fast-moving fire outside Jamestown last week that scorched more than … Read more

Book inspires author to preserve family stories

Stories told by parents and grandparents give younger generations a glimpse of what life was … Read more

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