Tuolumne County’s pandemic woes increased Wednesday as local public health officials announced a fifth death attributed to COVID-19, six new cases and a rise in hospitalizations.
The California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control has suspended the alcohol sales license for the Dollar Plus Store at 54 California St. in Valley Springs over alleged violations that occurred in the first two months of the year and in August.
A 14-year-old girl named Kaylee Arney last seen Oct. 22 in West Point has been reported missing, the Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office said.
Calaveras County Public Health staff confirmed three more deaths due to COVID-19 and five new cases on Tuesday, the same day the county Board of Supervisors appointed an interim health officer, Dr. Paul Beatty.
Imposed blackouts for strong winds and fire danger were still impacting more than 14,000 Pacific Gas and Electric customers in Calaveras and Tuolumne counties as of mid-day Tuesday, two days after power was first shut down to about 355,000 PG&E customers statewide.
A 19-year-old man suspected of driving while drunk got into a head-on collision Monday night in the Phoenix Lake area that killed a Sonora woman and sent four children to the hospital with major injuries, the California Highway Patrol said in a news release Tuesday afternoon.
Tuolumne County public health staff counted seven new cases of COVID-19 on Monday and warned a rapid rise in coronavirus cases noted last week appears to be continuing.
The City of Sonora’s Social Equity Committee will not meet Monday afternoon as originally planned due to the power shutoff by Pacific Gas and Electric Co that was affecting most customers in Tuolumne County this morning.
Most businesses and residences in downtown Sonora remained without electricity as of 3 p.m. Monday in spite of a weather all-clear declaration for the Sonora area before 12 p.m. Some residents who live near downtown Sonora received text notifications Monday afternoon that their power could b…
Calaveras County reported its 18th death linked to COVID-19 and three new cases of the disease on Friday, while an upward trend in Tuolumne County continued with six new cases.
It was the year of Sierra Repertory Theatre's 40th anniversary, but even the premier Tuolumne County theater company based in East Sonora could not ignore the safety risks posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Tuolumne County supervisors spent more than two hours on Tuesday debating the merits of shutting down the economy to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, after two of them proposed sending a letter to California leaders in opposition to such lockdowns.
Federal wildfire disaster relief funding will be coming to Tuolumne County to help reimburse some costs incurred during the Moc Fire that broke out Aug. 20 and was declared contained Aug. 30, Tuolumne County government staff learned Tuesday.
Dr. Larry Marum and Dr. Elizabeth Marum followed a humanitarian calling which brought them from Bangladesh to Uganda to dozens of other countries in between.
A reward of up to $1,000 was offered Friday for the return of irreplaceable historical documents that were in a safe stolen from The Journey Church in East Sonora sometime between the night of Oct. 11 and the morning of Oct. 12.
One new case of coronavirus was counted Wednesday in Tuolumne County, local public health staff said, and 13 individuals were being monitored as active COVID-19 cases.
A red flag warning for heightened fire dangers in the Stanislaus National Forest and Mother Lode mountain communities is set to expire at 8 a.m. Wednesday, but forecasters say more dry winds out of the north and east are possible Wednesday night through Friday afternoon.
A high pressure ridge over east Oregon and the Great Basin is expected to push dry, downslope winds out of the north and east over the Stanislaus National Forest in portions of Tuolumne and Calaveras counties beginning Monday night through Wednesday morning.
Candidates running for the Tuolumne County Board of Supervisors and Tuolumne Utilities District Board of Directors in the Nov. 3 general election have raised a combined total of $154,000 and spent about $116,000, according to campaign finance documents that cover up to Sept. 19.
The Sonora Planning Commission sided with a group of vocal opponents to recreational marijuana sales in the city at a meeting Tuesday night and recommended that the city council deny a proposed ordinance which would expand the opportunity for cannabis production and sales within the city limits.
The Tuolumne County Elections Office received almost twice the number of ballots for the upcoming election compared with the same time before the 2016 election.
Calaveras County announced its 17th death attributed to COVID-19 and two new cases on Friday, while Tuolumne County confirmed five new cases in the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
Big rig drivers hauling hundreds of cubic yards of rock gravel unloaded tons of material Wednesday on a washout-prone dirt section of Mount Provo Road, improving the winding mountain track so that it can be used as an alternate evacuation route for Ponderosa Hills residents in the event of a…
Joshua Amondo Rodriguez, a jailed Tuolumne man accused of fatally shooting 17-year-old Eric Aguiar in a parking lot by the Sonora High School campus on Sept. 16, appeared via video in a Sonora courtroom for the first time Wednesday and a judge set his bail at $2.5 million.
Baseline Conservation Camp in Jamestown, a minimum-security facility that trains inmates as emergency and firefighting responders, is among eight camps in California which will be closed by the end of the year.
An Angels Camp man was arrested on suspicion of shooting another man Wednesday night in the parking lot of a gas station in Tuttletown, marking Tuolumne County’s second shooting in 28 hours and third in the past month.
Someone broke into the Journey Church in East Sonora between the night of Oct. 11 and the morning of Oct. 12 and stole a safe containing irreplaceable charter and membership record books for the church’s predecessor, the First Baptist Church of Sonora, organized in November 1857.
An argument about money between at least two men turned into a fight that ended in gunfire, with one person shot in the elbow and another person with head injuries, a Tuolumne County sheriff’s spokesperson said Wednesday about a shooting that happened Tuesday afternoon on Robin Road north of…
State funding of nearly $4.4 million has been granted for a sewer system renovation project in Big Oak Flat, Groveland, and Pine Mountain Lake, the Groveland Community Services District announced on Wednesday in a news release.
A Jamestown man suspected of deliberately running over and killing a 42-year-old in Jamestown this month was captured outside of a Bass Pro Shop in Manteca Tuesday afternoon and arrested on suspicion of murder.
Tuolumne County Sheriff’s detectives were investigating a shooting Tuesday night on Robin Road in the Twain Harte area that resulted in one man being taken to a hospital for treatment of at least one gunshot wound.
There were two new cases of COVID-19 counted in Tuolumne County and one in Calaveras County on Tuesday, public health staff for the respective counties said in updates released that afternoon.
Megan Bressel, a 17-year-old Summerville High School senior who lives in Tuolumne, made history Oct. 1 when she became one of the nation’s first female Eagle Scouts.
The California Highway Patrol is seeking a murder suspect who may have deliberately run over and killed a Jamestown man on Oct. 3 near the intersection of Fifth Avenue and 7th Street in Jamestown.
Two women over age 65 have died of coronavirus in Calaveras County, both linked to an ongoing outbreak among residents of Avalon Health Care in San Andreas, the Calaveras County Public Health Division announced on Friday.
The St. Charles Saloon, an iconic Columbia Historic State Park pizza parlor known as a beacon hotspot for community gatherings and revelry, will be purchased by a new group of local owners sometime in the next month.
Much has happened in the races for the District 1 and District 5 seats on the Tuolumne County Board of Supervisors, as well as the world, since the March 3 primary election.
The Tuolumne County Superior Court shot down the Tuolumne County Republican Central Committee’s request to conduct an independent review of the findings from the latest Civil Grand Jury report before the Nov. 3 election.
One new positive case of COVID-19 was counted on Thursday in Tuolumne County and the individual was isolating, county public health staff said in a daily update.
Two people were arrested and another was cited Wednesday morning in connection with a pistol-brandishing incident that took place near Jerry Whitehead Field in Tuolumne town.
Sonora city firefighters quickly extinguished a small roadside blaze Thursday morning along the 1400 block of Southgate Drive near the Mother Lode Fairgrounds.
Blair Godbout, of Crystal Falls, is one of more than 5 million Americans living with Alzheimer’s disease and among the roughly 5 percent of those who were diagnosed before they turned 65.
Adventist Health Sonora is celebrating the growth of the hospital’s cancer care facility over the past two years since the move to the Health Pavilion across Greenley Road in 2018.
A secret code-word phrase, a supposed Hell's Angels hitman and a $500,000 life insurance policy are among the details contained in Tuolumne County Superior Court records which accuse an Adventist Health Sonora nurse of attempting to hire someone to kill her husband.
One new positive case of COVID-19 was counted Wednesday in Tuolumne County and the individual was isolating, county public health staff said in a daily update.
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