The Tuolumne County Public Health Department announced on Tuesday it will be halting the use of the COVID-19 vaccine produced by Johnson & Johnson until further notice in response to recommendations from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the U.S. Food and Drug Admin…
Tuolumne County after-school youth programs shut down by the pandemic are starting up again, but ongoing COVID-19 restrictions are causing them to struggle to meet demand.
Gov. Gavin Newsom and Sen. Alex Padilla are lauding a $500,000 federal grant Tuolumne County recently received from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration to create a plan aimed at boosting broadband internet access and speeds in the Central Sierra region.
Some frontline workers who have worked through the COVID-19 pandemic for the past year in the Mother Lode are highly visible. Many residents see workers at their grocery stores and banks frequently, as well as police and fire employees with lights and sirens responding to calls.
A change in the criteria California uses to calculate a county's COVID-19 case rate is expected sometime this week and would impact small counties like Tuolumne, the county Public Health Department said in an update on Monday.
Four residents of a home escaped uninjured and were displaced when fire gutted the structure on Peppermint Circle off Rawhide Road north of Jamestown, Tuolumne County Fire Department staff said in a social media post early Sunday.
A nearly $8 million project to add an eastbound onramp and westbound off-ramp on Highway 108 at Peaceful Oak Road is scheduled to begin this month and could lead to some traffic delays in the early stages, Caltrans announced Thursday in a news release.
The COVID-19 pandemic opened up law enforcement officers to even more risks than they would generally experience while working out in the public and responding to emergency calls, said Sonora Police Officer Thomas Brickley.
An Angels Camp man suffered fatal injuries on Saturday after he lost control of his vehicle and drove off a steep hillside on Vallecito Road just south of Highway 4, California Highway Patrol said in a news release on Monday.
Rebecca Edmonds is part of a small team of public health nurses in Tuolumne County who have spent the past year working days, nights and weekends with the goal of saving as many lives as possible during the COVID-19 pandemic.
A construction company based in Tuolumne County plans to break ground by the end of the month on two new so-called community resilience centers in Groveland and the township of Tuolumne that are funded entirely by state and federal grants totaling nearly $25 million.
Yosemite National Park will limit the number of visitors this summer during the peak tourist season due to concerns over COVID-19 by requiring advanced reservations for people who visit the park during the day.
Tuolumne and Calaveras counties each had one new case of COVID-19 on Thursday, prompting a reminder from public health officials about the continued importance of individual prevention efforts as more restrictions are lifted.
Among the Mother Lode frontline workers who have toiled at their jobs through more than a year of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic is Robert Anzar, a volunteer fire captain at Station 61 in Chinese Camp.
A moratorium approved Monday night by the Sonora City Council will temporarily prohibit new Airbnb-style rentals while city staff analyzes their impact on the overall availability of housing in the area.
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No one in Tuolumne and Calaveras counties was hospitalized for COVID-19 on Wednesday, as each reported a small number of new cases.
A lack of staffing is slowing Tuolumne County’s progress to reopen Standard Park Sports Complex after the California Department of Public Health recently loosened restrictions for indoor and outdoor youth sports.
Even during the COVID-19 pandemic, Tuolumne County road-crew lead worker Spencer Stobaugh had to wake up at 4 a.m. and join a team to plow snow off county roads between the snow line and Twain Harte.
Property owners on Shell Road and Table Mountain are angry that parking at a popular trailhead is out of control, especially on weekends.
Ed Pattison is no longer the general manager of Tuolumne Utilities District after the water and sewer agency’s board voted to release him from his contract Thursday afternoon.
California is aiming to fully reopen its economy June 15 — the clearest end date eyed for restrictions that have besieged businesses and upended daily life throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.
A Tuolumne County man was arrested Saturday afternoon on suspicion of threatening to commit a mass shooting within the county following a tip from the FBI, according to a statement from the Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Office released on Facebook at 6:13 p.m. Monday.
Tuolumne County Sheriff’s deputies are in the early stages of a homicide investigation after finding a man dead with multiple gunshot wounds inside a home in La Grange on Sunday.
Jerry Tannhauser, the long-time former president of the Highway 108 Fire Safe Council, U.S. Army veteran and a retired Bay Area transplant to Tuolumne County who generated a volunteer public works network from Railtown to Columbia, died on March 26 in a Modesto hospital after collapsing in h…
A 25-year-old man died early Saturday in a solo vehicle crash in Copperopolis, California Highway Patrol staff in San Andreas said Monday.
The Veterans of Foreign Wars Department of California and VFW Post 4748 in Tuolumne are teaming up to host a “Ruck March” fundraiser on April 25 beginning at Tuolumne Veterans Memorial Hall to benefit the nonprofit organization’s veterans service offices statewide.
Black Oak Casino Resort announced in a news release Friday that it has canceled its concert series at Westside Pavilion in Tuolumne again this year and will not be rescheduling previously postponed shows featuring the rock band Train and rapper Ice Cube.
LEVERING — Mark Stephen Levering, 73, died Thursday, April 1, at his home in Sonora. Memorial services will be held at a later date. Terzich and Wilson Funeral Home is handling cremation arrangements.
Adventist Health Sonora is offering COVID-19 vaccines for all Tuolumne County residents age 18 and older at their clinic this Saturday and Tuolumne County Public Health will begin vaccinating ages 16 and over on Tuesday, hospital and county officials said Thursday.
A woman believed to be Tuolumne County's oldest resident at 106 years old was honored in a ceremony Monday morning for her longevity, but her family and her medical caretakers said she was more deserving of an award for her personality and disposition.
Calaveras County had successfully administered over 12,000 vaccines to eligible groups across the county by March 8. Demand, however, continued to exceed the number of trained and available personnel to administer the shots.
Two new cases of COVID-19 were counted Wednesday in Tuolumne County, while county Public Health staff reminded people to stay vigilant and continue to take individual responsibility in the ongoing communal effort to keep local coronavirus numbers down.
Train rides are expected to resume at Railtown 1897 State Historic Park in Jamestown, with passengers limited to 25% capacity, about 20 people per passenger rail car, due to ongoing COVID-19 pandemic restrictions.
Larry Grant Jones, a USMC Vietnam War veteran and Silver Star recipient, died March 2 at his home in Tuolumne County. He was 78.
Bomb disposal deputies with the Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office helped to safely destroy about 2,500 century-old explosive detonators called blasting caps by blowing them up inside a blast-proof trailer in early March in Amador County, a sheriff’s sergeant said Tuesday.
A Pleasanton woman was sentenced to 10 years in state prison for stealing over $8,000 in cash and approximately $100,000 in jewelry from a then-70-year-old Tuolumne County resident who was vacationing in New Zealand, the Tuolumne County District Attorney's Office announced in a news release …
The California Department of Public Health moved Tuolumne County from the red tier for substantial risk of COVID-19 infection to the orange tier for moderate risk as of noon Tuesday.
Volunteers with the group known as #1pileatatime worked on Saturday and Sunday to finish a massive cleanup of years worth of trash that has accumulated on private property behind the Lowe's on Old Wards Ferry Road in Sonora.
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