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1 hr ago | The Union Democrat

Spring Festival has something for everyone

The City of Sonora will present its 19th annual Sonor Spring Festival from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday along Washington Street in historic downtown Sonora.

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Related Topix: Sonora, CA, Arts, Painting, Entertainment

6 hrs ago | My Mother Lode

water faucet

The former General Manager of Tuolumne Utilities District remains active in Tuolumne County, advising residents, businesses and utility companies on long term solutions in responding to the drought conditions.

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Related Topix: Tuolumne, CA

Wed Apr 23, 2014

My Mother Lode

Don't Trash California

Have you ever seen someone toss out a bag, cup or cigarette while driving down the highway? Caltrans says that affects your wallet.

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Related Topix: Tuolumne, CA

My Mother Lode

Candidates Take Stances On Issues

The community had a chance to hear from the candidates for office at the Tuolumne County Chamber of Commerce's Candidates Night.

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Related Topix: Sonora, CA

Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Modesto Bee

Rim fire salvage logging wins support

They joined timber industry and other leaders in Tuolumne County in a letter urging the U.S. Forest Service to approve the logging, which is proposed for about a tenth of the 257,314-acre fire zone.

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Related Topix: Yosemite National Park, US National Parks, Yosemite National Park, CA, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom McClintock, Tuolumne, CA

The Modesto Bee

Stanislaus County's unemployment rate edged up in March

Stanislaus County's unemployment rate edged up to 13.6 percent in March, which was 0.3 percent more than the previous month.

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Related Topix: Stanislaus County, CA, Agriculture, Science, Merced County, CA, San Joaquin County, CA, Modesto, CA

My Mother Lode

Pot Plant Bust In Tuolumne County

Drug enforcement officials busted a large marijuana plant operation in Tuolumne County this morning.

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Related Topix: Drugs

Mon Apr 21, 2014

My Mother Lode

Hear From The Candidates

Tuesday night is a chance to hear from candidates in Tuolumne County that will be on the June Primary ballot.

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Related Topix: Sonora, CA

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Examiner.com

Fire Season Begins

While at the CalFire website there are only 4,499 total acres listed as burned in what CalFire describes as 'major incidents' this year, those fires listed began on Jan 1, 2014.

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Related Topix: Weather

Sat Apr 19, 2014

My Mother Lode

Mother Lode Round-up Rodeo

Mother Lode Views focused on the 2014 Mother Lode Round-Up. Members of the Tuolumne County Sheriff's Posse talked about this year's event that is coming up May 10 and 11. The panel of guests included General Chairman Al O'Brien, Dan Durnall.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Union Democrat

Accord reached on '5150' patients

Tuolumne County leaders this week ratified policies regarding how county mental-health and law enforcement agencies, ambulance operators and Sonora Regional Medical Center staff should deal with psychiatric patients who could be dangerous to themselves or others.

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Related Topix: Sonora, CA

My Mother Lode

Cal Fire Tuolumne County Fire Department Logo

Firefighters are heading to a vegetation fire near Highway 108 in Tuolumne County.

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Related Topix: Fire, Natural Disasters, Wildfire

My Mother Lode

Finance - rolled 100-dollar bills

Tuolumne County's rate in March was unchanged at 9.8%. Calaveras County's dropped from 10.2% to 10.1%.

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Related Topix: Calaveras County, CA

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Union Democrat

Tuolumne County pans state mining bill

Tuolumne County leaders are concerned about a proposal in the state Legislature to take some power over regulating mines out of the hands of local government.

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My Mother Lode

Credit Card Fraud And Drug Arrest

Yesterday afternoon Sheriff's Deputies went to Black Oak Casino because there was a report that someone had unsuccessfully tried to withdrawal $1,000 with a fraudulent credit card.

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The Modesto Bee

Around the Region

The society for those with disabilities is seeking volunteers for its 2014 Bike Camp.

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Related Topix: Ceres, CA, Ripon, CA

Wed Apr 16, 2014

My Mother Lode

Sonora Area Foundation Office June 2013

Several types of donor funds provide charitable giving in Tuolumne County for a wide range of needs.

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Related Topix: Sonora, CA

The Modesto Bee

Report urges reduction of wildfire fuel in Sierra Nevada forests

The Stanislaus National Forest is reopening some of the recreational sites that have been closed because of the Rim fire since late summer.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Rainbow, CA, Stockton, CA, Indio, CA

The Union Democrat

Grave conditions: Volunteers sought to adopt, fix plots

A gravesite is being restored at Odd Fellows Cemetery on West Lytton Street in Sonora.

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Related Topix: Sonora, CA

RecordNET

Interim ag chief named for county

San Joaquin County's agricultural commissioner, a job charged with helping oversee the county's $2.8 billion a year farm industry, will be filled on an interim basis by Gary Caseri, who formerly held that same post for Stanislaus County.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, San Joaquin County, CA, Stanislaus County, CA, Merced County, CA

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