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16 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee

Modesto man arrested after high-speed pursuit in Tuolumne County

The California Highway Patrol on Thursday arrested a Modesto man at his home hours after he reportedly led officers in a high-speed chase in Tuolumne County.

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Related Topix: Modesto, CA, Twain Harte, CA

Thu Jul 31, 2014

NewsTalk 1530 KFBK

More than Half of California is in Extreme Drought

More than 50 percent of California is now in extreme drought, including much of Northern California, which typically has more water because of the proximity to major watersheds in the Sierras.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

My Mother Lode

Cal Fire Tuolumne County Fire Department Logo

It's estimated to be about five acres and no homes are currently considered threatened.

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Related Topix: Fire

Wed Jul 30, 2014

My Mother Lode

Thunder And Lightning

There was a pretty good lightning show in the Mother Lode last night, and some heavy rain reported in areas.

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Related Topix: Weather

Mon Jul 28, 2014

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Report Released On The Fire West Of Lowea s

The Investigation into the fire which was started west of Lowe's, on July 9 was released today.

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Related Topix: Sonora, CA, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Merced Sun-Star

InnovationLab in Sonora helps new businesses

The Tuolumne County Economic Development Authority created the program with help from several partners.

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Related Topix: Sonora, CA, Tuolumne, CA, Merced, CA

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Tuolumne County Sheriff's Office

Tuolumne County Sheriff's Office Spokesperson Sgt. Scott Johnson says deputies investigated a report of underage drinking Sunday morning at a home in the 20000 block of Lyons Bald Mountain Road.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

My Mother Lode

CAL Fire Aircraft Helping Yosemite Fire

A CAL Fire official reports that air resources were dispatched to the area of the El Portal Canyon this afternoon.

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Related Topix: Fire

My Mother Lode

Fourth Year Of Drought Looming?

While Tuolumne County water officials are actively working to get through the current drought, there is growing concern about the potential of a fourth dry year.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Pinecrest, CA, San Joaquin, CA

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Governor Jerry Brown

It is outlined in the state Constitution that if California's Governor leaves the state, the next in command takes over the duties.

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Related Topix: Jerry Brown, US Governors, Barbara Boxer, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom McClintock, Democrat, Gavin Newsom, Mariposa County, CA

Fri Jul 25, 2014

My Mother Lode

Rob Kostlivy, Tom Scesa and Tom Trott

This weekend's Mother Lode Views will feature Twain Harte Community Services District General Manager Tom Trott, Tuolumne Utilities District General Manager Tom Scesa, and Tuolumne County Environmental Health Director Rob Kostlivy.

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Related Topix: Twain Harte, CA, Tuolumne, CA, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Union Democrat

Datebook for July 24-30

MYACT, the Mountain Youth and Community Theatre, will present "Singin' in the Rain" today through Sunday at the Webster Theater at 14372 Cuesta Court in Sonora.

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Related Topix: Sonora, CA, Theater, Arts, East Sonora, CA, Bear Valley, CA, August, CA, Entertainment

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Shake Up In Mariposa County

A couple of high-ranking Mariposa County government officials submitted their letters of resignation following a closed session review held this week.

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Related Topix: Mariposa County, CA

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Tuolumne County Farm Bureau BBQ And Auction

The Annual Fund Raiser for the Tuolumne County Farm Bureau will take place this Friday night at Hurst Ranch in Jamestown.

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Related Topix: Jamestown, CA, Sonora, CA

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Inside Bay Area

Document: Man killed by Sunnyvale police had relationships with four women who died

Bad things tended to happen to Glen Griggs' girlfriends -- things that involved excessive amounts of alcohol and ended in untimely death.

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Related Topix: North Fair Oaks, CA, San Mateo County, CA, Redwood City, CA

Mon Jul 21, 2014

My Mother Lode

Innovation Lab Nears Opening

The Tuolumne County Economic Development Authority is finalizing plans for a project designed to bring innovators, entrepreneurs, and makers into a central location.

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Related Topix: August, CA

Sun Jul 20, 2014

My Mother Lode

Flash Flood Watch For Rim Fire Burn Area

The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch for the Rim Fire burn area in Tuolumne County until 8 PM this evening.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Flood

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Mother Lode Roadwork

In Tuolumne County, Caltrans crews will be paving on Highway 108 from East Avenue Undercrossing to Stoddard Springs Road.

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Related Topix: Calaveras County, CA, San Joaquin County, CA

Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Modesto Bee

Jeff Jardine: Drought disrupts tourist season in foothills

A few times each year, traffic backs up for miles east of Oakdale on Highway 120/108 as tourists head home from the mountains.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Oakdale, CA, Life, Holidays, Labor Day, Pinecrest, CA

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Stiff Competition

Sonora is one of hundreds of cities vying for state funds to build biking and walking trails to promote healthy living.

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Related Topix: Sonora, CA

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