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

Economic development agency, school resources officer dominate City of Sonora budget talks

Much of the discussion at a public meeting Monday night about the City of Sonora’s … Read more

Weekend roundup: ATV fatality, burglary and a stalking allegation

San Jose man dies when ATV overturns A San Jose resident died Saturday afternoon near … Read more

Former TV anchor shows up to introduce country music star in Murphys

Toby Keith, 56, is a chart-topping country music singer and songwriter born in Clinton, Oklahoma. … Read more

Air play: Annual fly-in brings crowds to Columbia Airport

The weather could not have been more perfect Saturday and Sunday for the 52nd annual … Read more

News of Record for June 19, 2018

TUOLUMNE COUNTY The Sonora Police Department reported the following:FRIDAY 8:03 a.m., suspicious circumstances — A … Read more

Protesters decry government's treatment of undocumented immigrant families

Cassandra Ryan, 17, held a sign Saturday morning that read “Tearing families apart is un-American” … Read more

Law enforcement, Special Olympics athletes join forces for torch run

Dozens of Tuolumne County Special Olympics athletes and volunteers ran through downtown Sonora shortly after … Read more

Drugs found in car near downtown Sonora

Two suspected drug dealers were arrested near downtown Sonora Thursday morning after the driver of … Read more

Tuolumne County supervisors to consider refinancing bond for Jamestown mine cleanup

Tuolumne County supervisors may refinance a $6 million bond issued in 2006 to pay for … Read more

OUT THERE: Backcountry ventures in the Central Sierra

An occasional series

One of the best things about summer in the Central Sierra is the seasonal opening … Read more

A token of love, lost

A couple of weeks ago, Arnold resident Sharon Lane came to Sonora for a doctor's … Read more

News of Record for June 16, 2016

TUOLUMNE COUNTY The Sonora Police Department reported the following: THURSDAY 10:19 a.m., traffic accidents — … Read more

Sonora High Pool opens to the public for summer recreation

Some naysayers feared it would not happen but on Friday it did. Sonora High School’s … Read more

Roadwork for week of June 17, 2018

CALAVERAS COUNTYHIGHWAY 4 — A moving closure will be in effect 8:30 a.m. to 4 … Read more

Special Olympics torch run Saturday in downtown Sonora

Over 100 members of the Tuolumne County Special Olympics community and members of local law … Read more

Uncontrolled burn pile suspected in Ruby Fire

A 3-acre blaze on Wednesday afternoon in the Jupiter area may have been caused by … Read more

Mountain lion reportedly seen near popular Sonora walking trail

A Sonora resident reported seeing a mountain lion near Dragoon Gulch Trail in the early … Read more

Gray wolves return to California after almost a century

When Europeans arrived in North America, there were 2 million wolves, including about 380,000 wolves … Read more

Event in downtown Sonora to raise awareness of plight of immigrant children

A Honduran woman claims that her child was taken from her arms by federal immigration … Read more

Deputies raid once-legal commercial cannabis grow for ignoring ban

A previously registered commercial cannabis cultivation grow in Railroad Flat was raided by the Calaveras … Read more

Items taken from Valley Springs house found in stolen backhoe

Three Valley Springs residents were arrested Wednesday afternoon on Baldwin Street for burglarizing a residence … Read more

4-mile chase through Tuolumne ends in arrest

A Sonora man led a Tuolumne County Sheriff’s deputy on a 4-mile chase through Tuolumne … Read more

News of Record for June 15, 2018

TUOLUMNE COUNTY The Sonora Police Department reported the following:WEDNESDAY8:26 a.m., parking — A man placed … Read more

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