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

Firefighters battle blaze near Columbia Airport

A two-acre blaze near Columbia Airport was 75 percent contained as of about 4:15 p.m.. … Read more

Now & Then: Life in a Lung Resort

If you’re a Baby Boomer (or older) you might have grown up knowing someone who … Read more

Remembering Woodstock on the 50th anniversary

We didn’t see the Dead, the Airplane, the Who, the Band or Jimi Hendrix’s celebrated … Read more

News of Record for Aug. 15, 2019

TUOLUMNE COUNTY The Sonora Police Department reported the following: TUESDAY 4:39 a.m., trespass/loiter — An … Read more

Pic of the week for Aug. 15, 2019

Beetle Barbour of Columbia submitted this photo of Baxter helping construct a summer window shade. … Read more

Jury seated for Diane Anderson trial

A jury of seven women and five men were sworn in at the end of … Read more

Two teens arrested in homicide, arson at Columbia residence

The Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Office has arrested and charged two 16-year-old boys on suspicion of … Read more

Vital statistics for Aug. 15, 2019

Marriages recorded Aug. 5 through Aug. 9 (wedding date given): July 27 — Andrew Rosenbaum … Read more

Diane Anderson trial to begin Wednesday morning in Stockton

A petition by the defense attorneys for Sonora nurse Diane Anderson in the California Fifth … Read more

Prototype Corvette Stingray crashes into two vehicles on New Priest Grade

The razor sleek 2020 Corvette Stingray debuted to great fanfare less than a month ago, … Read more

One person dies in house fire on Big Hill

Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Office announced Tuesday evening that a person has been found dead inside … Read more

News of Record for Aug. 14, 2019

TUOLUMNE COUNTY The Sonora Police Department reported the following: MONDAY 5:20 a.m., suspicious circumstances — … Read more

Judge strikes motion to disqualify him from Diane Anderson's trial

Defense attorneys representing Sonora nurse Diane Anderson filed a petition with the California Fifth District … Read more

News of Record for Aug. 13, 2019

TUOLUMNE COUNTY The Sonora Police Department reported the following: FRIDAY 11:40 a.m., traffic violations — … Read more

Sonora commissioners say brewery’s mural can stay

Sonora Planning Commission meetings are typically quiet, low-attended affairs, unless there’s a dispute over an … Read more

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