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1 hr ago | The Union Democrat

County workers to get raise?

PUBLIC MEETING: Tuolumne County Board of Supervisors, 9 a.m., Tuesday, Board of Supervisors Chambers, fourth floor of the County Administrative Building, 2 S. Green St., Sonora. More than 400 county employees and the Tuolumne County Board of Supervisors would receive a 7 percent pay raise under a proposal up for consideration Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Sonora, CA, Pension, Personal Finance

5 hrs ago | My Mother Lode

New Airport Manager

Columbia, CA - The county has hired Benedict Stuth as the new Tuolumne County Airport Manager. Deputy County Administrator Daniel Richardson says, "We are so excited to have Benedict Stuth on, he is a pleasure to work with.

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Related Topix: Columbia, CA, Commerce, CA

7 hrs ago | My Mother Lode

Supervisors Discuss Several Projects

The highlights of the Tuolumne County Supervisors meeting tomorrow will include authorizing the sale of property to Tuolumne County Transit Agency for a transit center. Details about the plans for a new $250,000 transit center site are here.

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Related Topix: SouthPeak Games, State of Emergency, Video Games

Sun Sep 14, 2014

My Mother Lode

Sonora Businessman Dies In Crash

A motorcycle accident has claimed the life of a well-known Sonora businessman and community advocate. Larry Jones died tragically on September 11 in a motorcycle accident.

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Related Topix: Sonora, CA

My Mother Lode

Caltrans Road Work

In Tuolumne County, crews will be doing crack seal operations on Highway 108. Flaggers will be conducting one-way traffic control beginning at the 8,000-elevation marker to the 9,000 marker on the highway.

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Related Topix: Calaveras County, CA, Douglas-Flat, CA, Amador County, CA

My Mother Lode

California Naturalist Class Starting Soon

For those of you who appreciate the outdoors and are interested in California's vast and abundant natural resources, a new volunteer training is beginning Wednesday, September 17 in Tuolumne County. Sponsored by the University of California, "The California Naturalist Program is designed to introduce Californians to the wonders of our unique ecology and engage the public in study and stewardship of California's natural communities" .

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Related Topix: California, California Government, Science, Ecology, Tuolumne, CA, Columbia, CA

Sat Sep 13, 2014

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T.C. Superintendent of Schools

The Tuolumne County Board of Education is calling for applicants to fill a post. A vacant seat on its board has prompted a solicitation for applicants.

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Related Topix: Soulsbyville, CA

Fri Sep 12, 2014

My Mother Lode

Traffic - road closed sign

Lake Don Pedro Community Services District crews are on the scene of a water leak near Don Pedro High School. A section of Merced Falls Road just south of El Prado Road has been closed to traffic as crews are working to fix the leak.

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My Mother Lode

Support For Death Penalty Shrinking

Most of Californians support the death penalty, according to a recent Field poll, but support is shrinking. Just over half, 56 percent, of registered voters support keeping the death penalty a decline of 12 percentage points in the last three years.

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Related Topix: Death Penalty

My Mother Lode

Peak Inside The Innovation Lab

This weekend's Mother Lode Views will focus on the Tuolumne County Economic Development Authority's latest effort to help grow the local economy. EDA Director Larry Cope will give an overview of the new Innovation Lab situated at the former TGH campus.

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Hanvelt Discusses Issues Affecting Tuolumne County

Tuolumne County Supervisor Randy Hanvelt has been dealing with tough times over the past few years and continues to see both problems and solutions for Tuolumne County. "For the first time in several years, Tuolumne County is finally being paid attention to, both at a state level and a federal level" said Hanvelt.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

The Union Democrat

Art Night returns to downtown Sonora

Sept. 13 marks the 49th consecutive gathering of Sonora's Second Saturday Art Night. Starting at 5 p.m., galleries, restaurants and shops will offer a blend of art, refreshments and live music, including two outdoor evening concerts with traditional Celtic music by the Black Irish Band on Linoberg Street and the popular blues band James Faifua and the Jukes in Coffill Park.

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Related Topix: Sonora, CA, Calaveras County, CA, Photography, Arts, Entertainment

My Mother Lode

Schools Participate In Cardboard Challenge

The Tuolumne County Superintendent of Schools Office is offering an opportunity for local students to participate in the Global Cardboard Challenge. The challenge encourages students to create "something" using cardboard and other recycled and recyclable materials.

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Related Topix: Sonora, CA

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Cal Fire - Tuolumne County Fire Department Logo

It is in the Mi Wuk Village area. The fire is about 1/8 of an acre in size. Expect activity in the area.

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Related Topix: Fire, Mi-Wuk Village, CA

Wed Sep 10, 2014

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Woman Arrested For Identity Theft

The incident happened last Friday at 11:30 pm after a resident called the Tuolumne County Sheriff's Department reporting a suspicious U-Haul van parked in the area. Deputies found the van and saw 32-year-old Jennifer Weaver walking away from the area prompting them to question her.

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Related Topix: Drugs

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Folksy Strawberry Music Festival sets up camp in Grass Valley

The venerable Strawberry Music Festival, silenced for more than a year by fire threat and then permit issues, opens Thursday at the Nevada County Fairgrounds in Grass Valley – 200 miles from its home of three decades. The four-day folk-Americana-bluegrass festival formerly happened twice a year, over the Memorial and Labor Day weekends, at Camp Mather, in Tuolumne County near Yosemite National Park.

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Related Topix: Grass Valley, CA, Life, Holidays, Labor Day, Yosemite National Park, US National Parks, Strawberry, CA, Food, Food Festival

Wed Sep 03, 2014

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Armed Robbery Suspect Arrested

Sonora Police report they have arrested the suspect involved in an armed robbery at the Inns of California this morning. Officers responded to the motel at 4:24 am after a report of room doors being kicked in at the motel.

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Related Topix: Sonora, CA, Tuolumne City, CA

My Mother Lode

Key Election Dates

Now that Labor Day has passed, the campaign season will get into gear leading up to the November General Election.

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Tue Sep 02, 2014

My Mother Lode

Tuolumne County Board of Supervisors Sign

The Board voted unanimously at today's meeting to extend the local State of Emergency due to the drought and its perceived threat.

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Related Topix: SouthPeak Games, State of Emergency, Video Games, Jerry Brown, US Governors

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Preparing For Rim Fire Logging Litigation

Stanislaus National Forest officials are preparing for the possibility that lawsuits will be filed against the Rim Fire Recovery Record of Decision.

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