Man who died at Deadman Campground was from Watsonville

The man who died early Thursday morning of a gunshot wound at Deadman Campground near … Read more

News of Record for July 13, 2019

TUOLUMNE COUNTY The Sonora Police Department reported the following: WEDNESDAY 9:35 a.m., suspicious circumstances — … Read more

Two fast-food projects in Sonora set to begin construction, another may not move forward

Construction is scheduled to begin soon on new Wendy’s and KFC restaurants in Sonora, but … Read more

News of Record for July 12, 2019

TUOLUMNE COUNTY The Sonora Police Department reported the following: WEDNESDAY 9:35 a.m., suspicious circumstances — … Read more

Total acreage of fires down so far this fire season

Less than a month into the summer fire season, Cal Fire Tuolumne Calaveras Unit officials … Read more

Man dead from gunshot wound at Deadman Campground near Kennedy Meadows

A man was found dead from a gunshot wound early this morning at Deadman Campground … Read more

Music and memories: Band Camp is underway

The sounds of beating drums echoed across the Columbia Elementary School campus and into the … Read more

Goat deaths prompt reports of mountain lions

The California Department of Fish & Wildlife has responded to at least three animal fatalities … Read more

Rap legend Snoop Dogg gives boost to Tuolumne County clothing brand

The founders of the Sonora-based clothing company Tuo*Co say they are as surprised as everyone … Read more

Community leaders call for resignation of Sonora High trustee

A district teacher and a Tuolumne County agriculture advocate called on Sonora Union High School … Read more

News of Record for July 11, 2019

TUOLUMNE COUNTY The Sonora Police Department reported the following: TUESDAY 6:52 a.m., graffiti — Vandalism … Read more

Tuolumne County’s first commercial orchard: Spring Garden

While according to the “History of Tuolumne County,” Jacksonville was founded in the spring of … Read more

Vital statistics for July 11, 2019

TUOLUMNE COUNTY Marriages recorded July 1 through July 5 (wedding day given): June 1 — … Read more

Anonymous donor helps group purchase first house for homeless village

Resiliency Village, a volunteer-driven effort launched earlier this year to establish a community of tiny … Read more

News of Record for July 10, 2019

TUOLUMNE COUNTY The Sonora Police Department reported the following: MONDAY 6:50 a.m., public peace, fight, … Read more

Judge approves request for change of venue in Diane Anderson case

A Tuolumne County Superior Court judge ruled on Tuesday that Diane Anderson, a Sonora nurse … Read more

Karlsen defense says his former lawyer won't turn over investigative files, trial delayed

The murder trial of Karl Karlsen was postponed again Tuesday after his defense attorney said … Read more

Sonora planning commissioners endorse second medical pot dispensary

Sonora planning commissioners gave their unanimous support for a second medicinal cannabis dispensary within the … Read more

Death notices for July 10, 2019

McKERNON — Kathleen Mary McKernon, 76, of Sonora, died Saturday, June 29, at Adventist Health … Read more

Mother Lode Fair organizers hopeful that attendance numbers will be up

Fireworks, the return of the destruction derby, and other new offerings contributed to what Mother … Read more

Tractor trailer ignites in flames after collision near Angels Camp

A semi caught fire Friday afternoon on Highway 49 in Altaville shortly after being struck … Read more

Tuolumne County boaters consider licenses, safety as new law looms

Martha Geiszler, a motorized boat operator for 20 years and an owner of a cabin … Read more

DUIs and citations up during long Independence Day holiday

The California Highway Patrol Maximum Enforcement Period during the Independence Day holiday was conducted between … Read more

News of Record for July 9, 2019

TUOLUMNE COUNTY The Sonora Police Department reported the following: FRIDAY 3:31 a.m., pedestrian/vehicle checks — … Read more

Funding of $31,500 secured by Sonora Area Foundation for Groveland mountain bike trail

The first phase of a 13.6-mile network of trails for beginner, intermediate and advanced mountain … Read more

Painting becomes a lifeline for Sonora artist

From the Union Democrat's Sierra Lifestyles magazine

It’s Wednesday morning and already the four women who take art lessons from Patricia Cherry … Read more

News of Record for July 6, 2019

TUOLUMNE COUNTY The Sonora Police Department reported the following: THURSDAY 1:00 a.m., animal complaints — … Read more

Tuolumne man crashes truck into Sheriff’s patrol vehicle after 12-mile chase

A 12-mile and half-hour vehicle pursuit from Sonora to Tuolumne ended late Thursday night when … Read more

Sonora planning commissioners to consider city’s second medical pot dispensary

A man with ties to multiple companies in Florida and Valley Springs, as well as … Read more

Owls recovering in Tuolumne for their eventual return to the wild

Seven owls, including a California spotted owl are recovering and rehabilitating for their eventual return … Read more

Two late-night fires caused by fireworks, one still under investigation

At least two overnight fires in Calaveras and Tuolumne counties during the July 4 holiday … Read more

Music exchange with Sonora sister city brings bluegrass to Japan, symphony to Sonora

Whitney Call of Sonora, facilitator of a music exchange project between a Strawberry Music Festival … Read more

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