Ask the Miner: On renovation and notification

QUESTION: My questions both have to do with downtown Jamestown, which is where I live. … Read more

Roadwork for week of Dec. 9, 2018

CALAVERAS COUNTY HIGHWAY 4 — One-way traffic control will be in effect 6 a.m. to … Read more

Tuolumne County releases final draft of General Plan update

Tuolumne County officials quietly dropped the final revised version of the proposed General Plan update … Read more

Neighbors air grievances with East Sonora church’s outdoor events

Screams from a person portraying Jesus Christ being nailed to the cross are among the … Read more

Sonora High student installs signs in cemetery for Eagle Scout project

It’s easy to get lost at the Buena Vista Cemetery in Murphys. Situated near Highway … Read more

News of Record for Dec. 7, 2018

TUOLUMNE COUNTY The Sonora Police Department reported the following: WEDNESDAY 9:39 a.m., suspicious circumstances — … Read more

News of Record for Dec. 6, 2018

TUOLUMNE COUNTYThe Sonora Police Department reported the following:TUESDAY3:32 a.m., burglary — A North Arbona Circle … Read more

Big Oak Flat man found guilty of first degree murder and kidnapping

A Big Oak Flat man was convicted of first-degree murder and kidnapping on Wednesday at … Read more

Now & Then: Sonora has a long history of Christmas displays

In the 21st century, Christmas carols may be playing in stores by Halloween, stores will … Read more

Sonora High board sells most of Wildcat Ranch to The Park Foundation for $1 million

All but 25 acres of the 137-acre Wildcat Ranch was sold to the Sonora non-profit … Read more

Santa Claus returns next week to Courthouse Square

Santa Claus is scheduled to make his triumphant return next week to Courthouse Square in … Read more

Colleagues celebrate Craig Pedro’s 34 years of service

Tears flowed and occasional bursts of laughter filled the room on Tuesday as colleagues honored … Read more

Departing administrative officer says decision to leave ‘bittersweet’

Tim Lutz, Calaveras County’s top administrator, reiterated his reasons Tuesday for resigning and leaving Jan. … Read more

Homelessness, law enforcement spending come before Calaveras County supervisors

Efforts to help homeless people, expenditures for new law enforcement vehicles, and more money for … Read more

News of Record for December 5, 2018

TUOLUMNE COUNTY The Sonora Police Department reported the following: SUNDAY 10:03 a.m., hazardous situation — … Read more

Pics of the week for December 5, 2018

Reader Stephen Anderson shares a photo entitled ”A Tuolumne town family.” Reader Jim Koerlin submitted … Read more

Vital Statistics for December 5, 2018

Marriages recorded Nov. 26 through Nov. 30 (wedding date given): Nov. 10 — Robert Adam … Read more

Burglary in Sonora, vehicle theft in Mountain Ranch and a brandished knife at Walmart

A Soulsbyville man out on parole from a burglary conviction in Stanislaus County was arrested … Read more

Retired USCG photographer recalls elder Bush as “decent and humble man”

Jerry Snyder, a former public information officer for the Stanislaus National Forest and a Sonora … Read more

Sonora City Council gives county ultimatum over TCEDA decision deadline

City of Sonora elected officials on Monday sent an ultimatum to their counterparts in the … Read more

News of Record for Dec. 4, 2018

TUOLUMNE COUNTY The Sonora Police Department reported the following:FRIDAY7:06 a.m., animal complaints — Multiple dogs … Read more

Trump to Attend Bush Funeral, but Won’t Deliver Eulogy

President Donald Trump will attend but not speak at this week’s funeral service for former … Read more

TUD tells customers to expect water and sewer rates to increase again Jan. 1

People who get water and sewer services from Tuolumne Utilities District are going to see … Read more

Tuolumne County officials to define state, federal goals for 2019 in lame duck session

The Tuolumne County Board of Supervisors will consider setting legislative priorities for the next year … Read more

Prosecution plays video interview with defendant in murder trial

On the day he was arrested, a Big Oak Flat man told detectives he had … Read more

OUT THERE: Backcountry ventures in the Central Sierra

An occasional series

It was close to noon Sunday when we met in downtown Sonora and started the … Read more

Sonora officials to consider seeking extension to deadline for TCEDA decision

The Sonora City Council will consider asking for an additional three months to make a … Read more

Sonora High board to discuss selling Wildcat Ranch to Park Foundation

The Sonora Union High School District likely will complete the sale of the 137-acre Wildcat … Read more

News of Record for Dec. 1, 2018

TUOLUMNE COUNTY The Sonora Police Department reported the following:THURSDAY7:30 a.m., suspicious circumstances — A girl … Read more

Preliminary hearing rescheduled for Jupiter man accused of murder

The preliminary hearing for a Jupiter man accused of murder was postponed on Friday at … Read more

Roadwork for week of Dec. 1, 2018

CALAVERAS COUNTY HIGHWAY 4 — One-way traffic control will be in effect 6 a.m. to … Read more

Sonora family home destroyed by fire between rainstorms

A structure fire in a home off Racetrack Road early Thursday morning may have ignited … Read more

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