Minor Injuries in DUI Collision on Hwy 49

Minor Injuries in DUI Collision on Hwy 49

Sonora, CA…On November 18, 2017 at approximately 2352 hours, Michael A. Newton of Twain Harte was driving a black 2009 Ford Crown Victoria northbound on State Route 49 south of Jack Page Road. Theodore J. Phelan of Sonora was driving a white 1992 Jeep Cherokee southbound on State Route 49 approaching Jack Page Road. Due […]

Active Shooter Drill Yesterday Helped Local First Responders & Organizations Plan…Just in Case

Active Shooter Drill Yesterday Helped Local First Responders & Organizations Plan…Just in Case

Sonora, CA…Adventist Health Sonora, along with partners throughout Tuolumne County, participated in the 2017 California Statewide Medical and Health Exercise (SWMHE) on Thursday, November 16 at Adventist Health Sonora’s main campus. This full scale exercise was based on a hospital campus active shooter scenario helped our community to be better prepared for emergencies and incidents […]

Early Morning Traffic Stop on Hwy 108 Lands Modesto Woman & Oakdale Man in Jail

Early Morning Traffic Stop on Hwy 108 Lands Modesto Woman & Oakdale Man in Jail

Jamestown, CA…It is always a good idea to drive safely and ensure your vehicle equipment is functioning properly. That is especially true if you’re car is loaded with illegal drugs. Our partners at Sonora CHP pulled over a vehicle early Wednesday morning on Hwy 108 at Chicken Ranch Road in Jamestown for a lighting equipment […]

Tis the Season as Chain Controls in Effect on Local Highways

Tis the Season as Chain Controls in Effect on Local Highways

Arnold, CA…The precipitation and the nip in the air is bring snow to the high country. Sonora, Ebbetts & Tioga Passes are closed. Ebbetts is closed at the east end of Lake Alpine, Sonora is closed 26.4 miles of Strawberry or just over a marathon’s length from Strawberry. Chain controls from Tamarack on up Hwy […]

Be Ready for Winter & Shop Local at SNAC

Be Ready for Winter & Shop Local at SNAC

Arnold, Murphys & Sonora, CA…Ever since we opened our first store in Downtown Sonora, our goal has been the same. To provide our customers with high quality, innovative outdoor products, priced so you can spend more time using your gear than paying for it. At SNAC, you’ll find affordable clothing and gear to outfit yourself […]

Caltrans District 10 Road Report & Repair Schedule Through November 25th

Caltrans District 10 Road Report & Repair Schedule Through November 25th

Angels Camp, CA…The latest schedule of road repairs and maintenance that will affect your travels in our area and as you travel. Locally crews will be working on many of our roadways. Below is Caltrans plans for repairs and maintenance on local roads. It shows the route, county and location of the possible repairs. Weather […]

Repairs Close Sections of Cottonwood Road Through Dec. 15

Repairs Close Sections of Cottonwood Road Through Dec. 15

Tuolumne, CA, Major reconstruction began today on 11 sites along Cottonwood Road (Forest Route 1N04) on the Stanislaus National Forest. The road was severely damaged by winter storms in 2016-2017 and was reopened to the public after the Forest Service made temporary repairs in July. The road was approved for funding assistance from the Federal […]

Tuolumne-Calaveras Unit Burn Permit Suspension Lifted

Tuolumne-Calaveras Unit Burn Permit Suspension Lifted

San Andreas, CA…Effective Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 8:00 AM the burn permit suspension in Tuolumne, Calaveras, eastern Stanislaus and eastern San Joaquin counties will be lifted. CAL FIRE Tuolumne-Calaveras Unit Chief Josh White is formally cancelling the burn permit suspension and advises that those possessing current and valid agriculture and residential burn permits can […]

Make Your Whole Family Happy for the Holidays with a Great Deal From Sonora Ford

Make Your Whole Family Happy for the Holidays with a Great Deal From Sonora Ford

Sonora, CA…We have a strong and committed sales staff with many years of experience satisfying our customers’ needs. Feel free to browse our inventory online, request more information about vehicles, set up a test drive or inquire about financing! Sonora Ford 13254 Mono Way Sonora, CA 95370 Sales: (888) 482-7455 Service: (888) 712-8047 Parts: (888) […]

Winter is Here, at Least for the Next Few Days.

Winter is Here, at Least for the Next Few Days.

Arnold, CA…Winter has arrived along the West Slope Northern Sierra Nevada according to the National Weather Service. Today Rain at lower elevations…and rain and snow at higher elevations. Highs 35 to 50 higher elevations…44 to 59 lower elevations. No snow accumulation lower elevations…3 to 5 inches higher elevations. Snow level 6500 feet increasing to above […]

Jamestown Resident Arrested for Brandishing a Knife

Jamestown Resident Arrested for Brandishing a Knife

Angels Camp, CA…On November 11, 2017 at approximately 11:25 PM, officers from the Angels Camp Police Department were dispatched to the 600 block of Stanislaus Avenue for a report of a male brandishing a knife. Witnesses advised that 20 year old Jamestown resident, J.Carroll Troche, violated an existing retraining order when he entered the home […]

Hwy 108 DUI Head On Collision Sends Four To Hospital & One To Jail

Hwy 108 DUI Head On Collision Sends Four To Hospital & One To Jail

Sonora, CA…On Sunday, November 12, 2017, at approximately 4:12 am, 36 year old Salinas resident, Roberto Martinez Lira, was driving a 2004 Cadillac Escalade eastbound on State Route 108 through Washington Street. At this time, 43 year old Sonora resident, Alonso Solis Tolentino was driving a 2002 Toyota Rav4 westbound on State Route 108 approaching […]

Sonora Rolls On With Win Over Highlands, Calaveras & Summerville’s Campaigns End

Sonora Rolls On With Win Over Highlands, Calaveras & Summerville’s Campaigns End

San Andreas, CA…In the Mother Lode League Football Playoff action over the weekend Calaveras and Summerville’s seasons ended with Calaveras dropping their game against Ripon 28 -13 and Summerville ended up being rolled by Hilmar 47 -3. Contrats to all the local teams for a great season and Sonora will take on Colfax on November […]

Experience the Magic of Christmas At Calaveras & Sonora Lumber

Experience the Magic of Christmas At Calaveras & Sonora Lumber

Angels Camp & Sonora, CA….Experience the Magic of Christmas At Calaveras & Sonora Lumber Calaveras Lumber Co. is here to help you with all your home, garden, and construction needs. Whether you are a weekend warrior or a seasoned contractor, we have what you need to get the job done right, and expert staff to […]

Railtown 1897 to Honor Military Veterans with Complimentary Train Rides and Park Admission

Railtown 1897 to Honor Military Veterans with Complimentary Train Rides and Park Admission

Jamestown, CA…To honor their service and celebrate the patriotic holiday, California State Parks, Railtown 1897 State Historic Park (SHP) and the California State Railroad Museum Foundation are proud to offer veterans and active military personnel with complimentary excursion train rides plus complimentary Park admission on Saturday, November 11, 2017. Veteran and active military personnel are […]

Probation Search Lands Trio Back in Jail on Felony Charges

Probation Search Lands Trio Back in Jail on Felony Charges

Sonora, CA…On Tuesday afternoon the High Risk Probation Team and the Tuolumne Narcotics Team conducted a probation search at the Tamarron Mobile Estates located on Mono Way in Sonora. During a search of the home belonging to 58-old- Lindon Hill, 54-year-old Sandra Cole and 46-year-old Rodney Kulp, several items consistent with narcotics sales were located […]

Make Your Whole Family Happy for the Holidays with a Great Deal From Sonora Ford

Make Your Whole Family Happy for the Holidays with a Great Deal From Sonora Ford

Sonora, CA…We have a strong and committed sales staff with many years of experience satisfying our customers’ needs. Feel free to browse our inventory online, request more information about vehicles, set up a test drive or inquire about financing! Sonora Ford 13254 Mono Way Sonora, CA 95370 Sales: (888) 482-7455 Service: (888) 712-8047 Parts: (888) […]

WWII Era Grenades, Mortar Rounds & Ordnance Rendered Safe By Calaveras Bomb Squad

WWII Era Grenades, Mortar Rounds & Ordnance Rendered Safe By Calaveras Bomb Squad

La Grange, CA…Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Deputies received assistance from The Calaveras Bomb Squad yesterday morning at the Lake Don Pedro Storage Facility in La Grange to remove items of military ordnance. The WWII era explosives were found by a woman cleaning out the unit of her deceased father. The Bomb tech took possession of the […]

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