Outside law firm to assist in transparency lawsuit against economic development agency

An outside law firm will assist with defending the Tuolumne County Economic Development Authority in … Read more

Jury selection to continue Thursday in Anderson trial

Jury selection will continue Thursday morning in Tuolumne County Superior Court for the trial of … Read more

Sightings of bears and mountain lions increase

People have noticed more wild animals like bears and predators like mountain lions in recent … Read more

News of Record for June 23, 2018

TUOLUMNE COUNTY Sonora Police Department reported the following: THURSDAY 4:50 a.m., trespass/loiter — A woman … Read more

Roadwork for the week of June 24, 2018

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

Have you seen this gate?

Melinda Drown was asleep when her husband, Brian, called at 3:15 a.m. Tuesday. He had … Read more

Remains found near Bear Reservoir identified as flood victim

The remains of a woman missing since a March megastorm swept through Northern California have … Read more

Woman rescued from Twain Harte ditch

A Tuolumne County resident was eating his lunch near the Twain Harte ditch Tuesday afternoon … Read more

Ask the Miner: Roadside un-attraction

QUESTION: Eyesore! The corner of Highways 108 and 120 tourist building, restaurant, convenience store, trailer … Read more

Dead trees damage homes in Ponderosa Hills subdivision

Work should begin within a matter of days to remove as many as 300 dead … Read more

Calaveras County resident arrested on vehicular manslaughter charge

A Dorrington resident was arrested on suspicion of vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated near the Skyline … Read more

News of Record for June 22, 2018

TUOLUMNE COUNTYThe Sonora Police Department reported the following:WEDNESDAY9:14 a.m., suspicious circumstances — A person on … Read more

County plans to tear down abandoned Rosalinda’s Gentlemen's Club and motel

The Tuolumne County Building Department plans to tear down the defunct and abandoned Rosalinda’s Gentlemen's … Read more

City urged to find money for a school resource officer

No state grant means no city-paid school resource officer for Sonora High School next year, … Read more

Balancing the budget – Funding for arts, food bank may be at risk

The Tuolumne County Board of Supervisors passed a $232 million recommended spending plan for the … Read more

Sonora couple secures rights to open Dairy Queen franchise

The owners of ARCO ampm in Sonora announced on Wednesday that they plan to open … Read more

Grand Marshal for 69th Tuolumne Lumber Jubilee talks Tug o’ War

The grand marshal for the 69th Tuolumne Lumber Jubilee, 51-year-old Troy Barajas, has worked in … Read more

News of Record for June 21, 2018

TUOLUMNE COUNTY The Sonora Police Department reported the following:TUESDAY10:51 a.m., trespass/loiter — A woman drinking … Read more

Now & Then: Hotel Charlotte dates to 1921

The Hotel Charlotte is located on the north side of Main Street in downtown Groveland … Read more

Bonds Fire believed to be caused by a vehicle, Cal Fire says

Three separate fires that burned a total of 3.75 acres near J-59 and Bonds Flat … Read more

Retrial of Isiah Fowler, accused of stabbing his sister to death, begins in San Andreas

“He stabbed her,” Isiah Fowler said between sniffs and sobs, describing an intruder and his … Read more

Sonora Chrysler dealership assets to be auctioned

The business started out with such promise — a new car dealership selling Chrysler, Dodge, … Read more

Funding for arts, food bank potentially at risk in final Tuolumne County budget

The Tuolumne County Board of Supervisors passed a $232 million recommended spending plan for the … Read more

Three Hetch Hetchy cars incinerated outside Moccasin Dam

Three cars were incinerated and one was damaged by a fire in a yard outside … Read more

Colleagues honor sheriff for his long service to Tuolumne County

Tuolumne County Sheriff Jim Mele gave his final public remarks to the Board of Supervisors … Read more

Jury selection to begin for Anderson trial

Jury selection for the trial of a Sonora-area doctor accused of causing a triple-fatal accident … Read more

Collision involving chaplain leads to $350K injury lawsuit against Tuolumne County

Tuolumne County will defend itself in a lawsuit filed on behalf of an 11-year-old boy … Read more

News of Record for June 20, 2018

TUOLUMNE COUNTY The Sonora Police Department reported the following:MONDAY7:59 a.m., hazardous situation — A man … Read more

County administrator cites spending time with family as reason for retirement

Craig Pedro will retire as Tuolumne County’s top executive by the end of the year … Read more

Vital statistics for June 20, 2018

TUOLUMNE COUNTY Marriages recorded June 11 through June 15 (wedding date given): June 9 — … Read more

Pilot makes precautionary landing near New Melones

They say every pilot has a Plan B and Sunday afternoon Chris Miller executed his. … Read more

Get ready for heat: highs from 90s to low 100s expected

There's a heatwave coming to the Mother Lode with daytime highs approaching or exceeding triple … Read more

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