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The nonprofit group Resiliency Village will host its first major fundraiser virtually on Tuesday, also known as “Giving Tuesday,” as it furthers its goal of building a tiny-house neighborhood in Tuolumne County for underserved members of the community.

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The son of the late logger and forester Tim Manly says his father saw the potential for the Highway 120 corridor as a tourism destination when he purchased land in the 1980s between Groveland and Yosemite National Park, where two separate resort projects are now proposed for construction.

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Hazel and Dick Mitchell’s tireless efforts over the past decade to advocate for the compassionate treatment of people who are homeless in Tuolumne County were recognized by the Sonora Area Foundation on Monday.

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The City of Sonora no longer plans to hold a modified Christmas parade this year following the classification of Tuolumne County in the most severe tier of the state's classification system for COVID-19 spread and risk.

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Historic documents that record the beginnings of the First Baptist Church of Sonora, organized in November 1857, were reported stolen six weeks ago from The Journey Church in East Sonora and have been returned in exchange for $1,000 in reward money, a pastor and an attorney’s wife said Monday.

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Tuolumne County law enforcement leaders said Friday their agencies will not be responding to calls about violations of Governor Gavin Newsom's new monthling limited stay-at-home order, which prohibits non-essential gatherings between the hours of 10 p.m. at 5 a.m. through Dec. 21.

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The Sonora Union High School district voted to revert from a part-time, on-campus education model to exclusively distance learning though the end of the calendar year in the midst of the largest COVID-19 positive spike that Tuolumne County has seen since the pandemic began nine months ago.

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Health care workers and doctors who work at Adventist Health Sonora are limiting the number of visitors and others allowed in hospital facilities and other facilities to try to reduce the spread of COVID-19 as Tuolumne County case numbers continue to surge.

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Former Mother Lode Christian School coach Mona McGrady received the maximum sentence of four years and four months in state prison on Tuesday in Tuolumne County Superior Court after being convicted by a jury on three child sex crimes against a former student-athlete who was molested in the 1990s.

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The Sonora City Council unanimously approved an ordinance legalizing recreational cannabis sales in the city limits, rebuking nearly 50 public speakers who opposed the ordinance during a nearly five-hour meeting on Monday night.

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A public hearing will be held at 4 p.m. Wednesday for the Tuolumne County Planning Commission to consider approving a proposed resort project near Highway 120 and Hardin Flat Road between Groveland and the entrance to Yosemite National Park.

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The members of an advisory committee on racism and social equity in the City of Sonora spent most of a recent meeting drafting a purpose statement and debating the intended purview of the group.

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Cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Tuolumne County skyrocketed Thursday with a new record of 55 new cases counted in the previous 24 hours, smashing the former record daily number of 24 cases counted Wednesday.

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Neil Power’s bright eyes lit up behind his spectacles as he smiled and waved Friday from his perch riding shotgun in a green 1962 Dodge Power Wagon, while scores of neighbors, business owners, well-wishers, state park rangers and loved ones sang him “Happy Birthday” because he just turned 10…