Two men, one in his 50s and the other in his 70s, are the latest Tuolumne County residents to die from COVID-19.
Trash pickups in Sonora and Tuolumne County may be delayed between one and five days through the end of the year due to almost half of Waste Management dump-truck drivers currently under COVID-19 quarantine.
Tuolumne County had 49 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday and a ninth death from the virus Monday night at Advenist Health Sonora, while 48 more cases were confirmed in Calaveras County since Friday.
Coronavirus cases continued to surge in Tuolumne County on Monday, with 74 reported since Saturday, 213 active and 12 individuals hospitalized.
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.
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.
The Tuolumne County Superior Court plans to postpone misdemeanor jury trials and all preliminary hearings until next year for defendants who have waived their right to a speedy resolution in their cases.
There were no intensive-care beds available in Tuolumne County on Thursday as hospitalizations continued to rise amid an ongoing surge of coronavirus cases, according to a California COVID-19 data dashboard.
At least one business in downtown Sonora made Black Friday click, with promotions that had people lined up in chilly shade before 9 a.m. to get into Addictions Spray Tanning and Fashion on South Washington Street.
The opportunity to be featured in a two-page, full-color spread in the 2021 edition of Ripley's Believe or Not was apt for Phil Vance, a local artist perpetually fascinated by "strange oddities" throughout his life.
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.
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.
An additional 35 cases of coronavirus in Tuolumne County were identified on Wednesday, pushing the county’s number of active cases to 314 and total since the pandemic began to 908.
The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has kept many Tuolumne County residents indoors, but it hasn't stopped an outpouring of public generosity from locals who continue to donate to philanthropic causes at a safe distance.
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.
Calaveras County confirmed the death of a man to COVID-19 and an increase in cases that pushed them into the red tier on Tuesday, while Tuolumne County set a single-day record for new cases as the number of infected people who were hospitalized at one time climbed to its highest level ever.
Tuolumne County added 22 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday, pushing the county’s monthly total to more than 500 new cases since Nov. 1.
Dee Dee Carter is a single, working mother of four young children who is coping with competing outbreaks of coronavirus and influenza in her Jamestown home.
A Caltrans District 10 road work supervisor in Jamestown sent an excavator driver to remove tons of trash Thursday collected by homeless campers on the south side of Stockton Road, across the street from the encampment known as Camp Hope.
Tuolumne County had 33 new cases of COVID-19 in a daily report on Friday, while Adventist Health Sonora announced it was activating part of a surge plan that includes setting up a tent outside of its emergency room for additional patient triage capacity.
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.
Sonora Pass on Highway 108 and Ebbetts Pass on Highway 4 will remain temporarily closed this weekend due to excess snow and icy conditions, while Yosemite National Park officials announced the winter seasonal closure for Tioga Pass and Glacier Point on Friday.
New cases of COVID-19 in Tuolumne County continued rising Thursday with 27 individuals confirmed positive, while active cases increased to 263 and 10 people were hospitalized, the county Public Health Department said.
Recent rains have prompted Cal Fire to lift its suspension on burning in Tuolumne and Calaveras counties effective at 8 a.m. Friday.
The COVID-19 pandemic continued surging Wednesday in Tuolumne County with 33 new cases, 10 positive individuals hospitalized, and 238 active cases, according to Tuolumne County Public Health.
A fast-moving fire that blew up Tuesday on the eastside of the Sierra Nevada had killed one person, destroyed 80 structures, and prompted evacuation orders for about 800 residents in the Walker area near Highway 395, federal Bureau of Land Management staff said Wednesday.
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.
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.
Tuolumne County’s COVID-19 surge continued to mount on Tuesday with 46 new cases reported and nine people hospitalized, while residents and business owners adjusted to their first day in the most restrictive tier of a state system intended to reduce spread of the virus.
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.
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.
Tuolumne County had seven new coronavirus cases on Monday after reporting 95 over the weekend and was moved into the purple tier, the most restrictive under California’s ranking system for COVID-19 risk.
Bobby Marsh was among dozens of demonstrators outside of City Hall in downtown Sonora on Monday protesting the city council’s pending decision later that night to legalize sales of cannabis for recreational, non-medicinal use within the city limits.
Tuolumne County public health officials will shift from a containment to mitigation strategy for combating COVID-19 after a combined total of 95 cases were reported on Saturday and Sunday, they announced in a rare update over the weekend.
A kitten that survived a deadly hurricane 15 years ago in Florida escaped from its Sunshine State owner in Jamestown in August, turned up a month later near the Mother Lode Fairgrounds in Sonora, and is now living with a Sonora family who have located the cat’s humans, one of whom is plannin…
Tuolumne County is at risk of falling into the most-restrictive tier in the state’s COVID-19 ranking system before the end of the year, the county’s acting health officer said during a meeting with local media on Friday.
The California Board of Registered Nursing is seeking to have the license of a Sonora nurse accused of an attempted murder-for-hire plot against her husband revoked while she is out on bail.
The preliminary hearing for a former Cal Fire contract worker accused of sexually abusing a minor by force faced multiple postponements since the summer and was delayed again on Friday.
A combined total of 41 cases between Tuolumne and Calaveras counties were reported on Friday in updates from their respective public health departments.
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.
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.
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.
A married couple from Burbank were identified on Thursday as the victims of a suspected double murder that’s being investigated by the Mono County Sheriff’s Office.
A one-day high of 24 new coronavirus cases in Tuolumne County shattered previous records Wednesday as the COVID-19 pandemic continued to spike.
The COVID-19 pandemic spiking in Tuolumne County includes cases of exposure at the Historic Courthouse on Yaney Avenue, Columbia Elementary School, and Sonora High School.
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…
Tuolumne County had a record number of new coronavirus cases between Saturday and Monday, a total of 31, after setting the record for the most cases in a single day on Friday.
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