Sonora wants public input on $1.8 million transit project

The City of Sonora will unveil potential locations for a bus stop with a transit … Read more

News of Record for July 21, 2018

TUOLUMNE COUNTY Sonora Police Department reported the following: THURSDAY 6:39 a.m. — Spray paint was … Read more

Trump’s interior secretary visits Don Pedro and New Melones reservoirs

Ryan Zinke, the Trump administration’s secretary for the federal Department of Interior, flanked by two … Read more

Local climber blazes high remote spine of Central Sierra in under 28 hours

A 23-year-old climber who waits tables at Priest Station Café ran and walked what may … Read more

Prosecution and defense rest in Anderson trial: closing arguments set for Tuesday

The defense for a Sonora doctor accused of causing a 2016 triple-fatal collision on J-59 … Read more

Ferguson Fire sends more unhealthy smoke to Mother Lode

The out-of-control Ferguson Fire that’s burning up more than 33 square miles of Merced River … Read more

News of Record for July 20, 2018

TUOLUMNE COUNTY The Sonora Police Department reported the following:WEDNESDAY8:14 a.m., lost, found property — A … Read more

Tuolumne County Economic Development Authority schedules special meeting to discuss Grand Jury findings

The Tuolumne County Economic Development Authority has scheduled a special public meeting next month to … Read more

Pilots say Columbia Airport could be economic force for county

Paul Girard refers to Columbia Airport in Tuolumne County as a jewel, but what he … Read more

Tuolumne-Calaveras Unit fire crews respond to nine blazes in three days

Firefighters with the Cal Fire Tuolumne-Calaveras Unit responded to nine fires between 12:01 a.m. Monday … Read more

CHP accident reconstruction report blames Anderson vehicle for causing accident

A California Highway Patrol accident investigator Wednesday knelt below a 12-foot diagram to show how … Read more

United Kingdom residents sustain major injuries in accident near Big Oak Flat

Two residents of the United Kingdom were taken to Modesto-area hospitals Tuesday afternoon after their … Read more

News of Record for July 19, 2018

TUOLUMNE COUNTY The Sonora Police Department reported the following:TUESDAY1:15 p.m., animal complaints — A dog … Read more

Now & Then: On this day 100 years ago

One hundred years ago today, July 19, 1918, Louis Antone Ciravegna, died at Soissons in … Read more

Wind shifts push smoke from Ferguson Fire to Sonora and Highway 49 corridor

An air quality health alert was issued Wednesday afternoon by the Tuolumne County Public Health … Read more

First SB1-funded road improvement project begins

A $2.2 million road improvement and paving project from Mi-Wuk Village to Long Barn, the … Read more

Budfather no shows, gets slapped with $2.7m fine

A Hughson man and Modesto-based nonprofit corporation calling itself the Budfather Collective will be ordered … Read more

Sonora officials face pressure to act on TCEDA controversies

While the leaders of the Tuolumne County Economic Development Authority have yet to address some … Read more

Tuolumne County officials hear successes of social programs

Andrew Watkins and his 3-year-old daughter, Alisson, are among the people currently staying at the … Read more

News of Record for July 18, 2018

TUOLUMNE COUNTY The Sonora Police Department reported the following: MONDAY 2:25 a.m., suspicious circumstances — … Read more

Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Office transitions to online system for concealed carry weapons permits

The Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Office planned to implement a new online and automated application system … Read more

Vital Statistics for July 18, 2018

TUOLUMNE COUNTY Marriages recorded July 9 through July 13 (wedding date given): July 7 — … Read more

4-H member to donate meat to family of bulldozer operator killed in Ferguson Fire

Jessica Reibin is 10 years old, she lives outside Jamestown, and she has a place … Read more

Pics of the week for July 17, 2018

Debi Boswell took a photo of these baby bluejays in a nest off her deck. … Read more

Inmates injured in Friday riot return to prison

All five of the inmates who were hospitalized for injuries suffered during a large-scale riot … Read more

Calaveras deputies partner with California National Guard to crack down on illegal pot

Deputies and state National Guard personnel recently seized more than 26,500 marijuana plants, 1,830 pounds … Read more

Ferguson Fire off Highway 140 outside Yosemite is far from full containment

A heat wave will bring triple-digit temperatures to the Sonora area this week, and a … Read more

News of Record for July 17, 2018

TUOLUMNE COUNTYThe Sonora Police Department reported the following:FRIDAY4:55 a.m., trespass/loiter — A transient man slept … Read more

Mystery blast shakes downtown Sonora; three arrested on drug charges

The Sonora Police Department investigated a loud noise in downtown Sonora Sunday night that prompted … Read more

Three killed Sunday in accidents in Jamestown, Angels Camp

Two Mother Lode vehicle accidents on Sunday resulted in the deaths of two elderly Sonora … Read more

OUT THERE: Backcountry ventures in the Central Sierra

It was overcast and in the 60s when I left Sonora early Friday. That was … Read more

Agencies seek money for food bank, homeless shelter, senior meal delivery

Amador-Tuolumne Community Action Agency’s food bank in Jamestown and homeless shelter in Sonora could be … Read more

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