Intermittent Closures On SR 49 At Springfield Road

Intermittent Closures On SR 49 At Springfield Road

Tuolumne County, CA…The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will have intermittent closures on northbound and southbound State Route 49 at Springfield Road for utility work. Due to the Christmas Holiday, there is no scheduled road work for Sunday (December 25). Crews will be working Wednesday, December 28, from 7:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Motorists should […]

Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Logs For December 21st

Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Logs For December 21st

Sonora, CA… Tuolumne County Sheriff’s logs through December 21st are enclosed: TUOLUMNE COUNTY SHERIFF MEDIA BULLETIN Wednesday, December 21, 2016 00:40 PEDESTRIAN STOP 1612210002 Officer initiated activity at Tuolumne Park, Bay Av/Pine St, Tuolumne.Male subject sleeping on the stage at the park Summary: I spoke with a male who was sleeping in the park. He […]

Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Logs For December 20th

Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Logs For December 20th

Sonora, CA… Tuolumne County Sheriff’s logs through December 20th are enclosed: TUOLUMNE COUNTY SHERIFF MEDIA BULLETIN Tuesday, December 20, 2016 00:25 TRAFFIC STOP 1612200001 Officer initiated activity at Panda Express, Sanguinetti Rd, Sonora City.Summary: I conducted a traffic stop for a violation of 4000(a) cvc. The driver and a passenger were arrested for a drug […]

Operating Hours To Change On Stanislaus National Forest December 27th

Operating Hours To Change On Stanislaus National Forest December 27th

Sonora, CA… Winter operating hours at the Forest Supervisor’s office and all four Ranger District offices will change to 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. beginning Dec. 27. “Visitors may not see any change since some district offices are already operating on this schedule,” said Scott Tangenberg, acting Forest Supervisor. “This action will ensure continuity between […]

New Executive Director For ATCAA Agency Named

New Executive Director For ATCAA Agency Named

Sonora/Jackson, CA…The Amador Tuolumne Community Action Agency (ATCAA) announced today that Rajeev (Raj) Rambob will serve as the new ATCAA Executive Director effective 1/1/17 replacing Shelly Hance who is retiring at the end of the year with 35 years of service at ATCAA. Hance has served as Executive Director since 1991 following ATCAA’s founding Executive […]

Game, Set & Match For Tennis Racket Assailant

Game, Set & Match For Tennis Racket Assailant

Sonora, CA…Early Sunday afternoon around 1 PM, the Sheriff’s Office received several reports of a man with a tennis racket in the Junction Shopping Center assaulting people. A woman at the old McDonald’s restaurant reported she was struck with a tennis racket by an unknown man at least five times and suffered minor injuries. The […]

Lumsden Road Off Highway 120 Closed By Rock Slide

Lumsden Road Off Highway 120 Closed By Rock Slide

Sonora, CA…Lumsden Road, about 4.5 miles off of Ferretti Road and a half mile above Merals Pool, is currently impassable due to a large rock slide. Stanislaus National Forest’s Groveland District Ranger Jim Junette anticipates the road will reopen sometime next week, depending on weather conditions and when crews can get the appropriate equipment to […]

Summit Ranger District Selected Regional Forester’s District Of The Year

Summit Ranger District Selected Regional Forester’s District Of The Year

Sonora, CA…The Stanislaus National Forest celebrates the selection of its Summit Ranger District as the U.S. Forest Service’s Region Five 2016 District of the Year. The annual award recognizes excellence in operations, customer service and conservation. Members of the Summit District Ranger staff and Stanislaus leadership accept the 2016 District of the Year award during […]

Man To Be Extradited To Tuolumne County To Stand Trial For Attempted Murder

Man To Be Extradited To Tuolumne County To Stand Trial For Attempted Murder

Sonora, CA…On Saturday, the Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Office received a tip from a resident in Nye County, Nevada with information on Schowachert’s whereabouts. Authorities in Nye County were sent to the area he was seen and placed him under arrest. Schowachert was booked into their county jail and will eventually be extradited to Tuolumne County […]

Traffic Control On SR 108 From Hess Avenue To Rancho Poquitos

Traffic Control On SR 108 From Hess Avenue To Rancho Poquitos

Tuolumne County, CA… The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will perform one-way traffic control on State Route 108 from Hess Avenue to Via Estate/Rancho Poquitos for pavement work. Crews will work from Monday, December 19, 2016, through Friday, December 23, 2016, from 8:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. Motorists should expect 10 minute delays. This work […]

Highway Closure On SR 120 At James E. Roberts Bridge

Highway Closure On SR 120 At James E. Roberts Bridge

Tuolumne County, CA… The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will close eastbound and westbound State Route 120 at the James E. Roberts Bridge in Tuolumne County for bridge work. Access to the bridge is prohibited Sunday, December 18, 2016, through Friday, December 23, 2016, from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 a.m. Detours are in place and […]

Delays On SR 120 From Old Priest Grade To Yosemite National Park

Delays On SR 120 From Old Priest Grade To Yosemite National Park

Tuolumne, CA… The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will perform one-way traffic control on eastbound and westbound State Route 120 from Old Priest Grade Road to Yosemite National Park for tree work. One-way traffic control will be in effect Monday, December 19, 2016, through Friday, December 23, 2016, from 6:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. Motorists […]

Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Logs For December 15th

Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Logs For December 15th

Sonora, CA… Tuolumne County Sheriff’s logs for December 15th are enclosed: TUOLUMNE COUNTY SHERIFF MEDIA BULLETIN Thursday, December 15, 2016 00:04 MISC INFORMATION 1612150001 Occurred on Mount Everest Ct, Sonora. Rpts the teenager on the roof.. Service Class: RESD. . Disposition: Log Note. 00:12 SUSPICIOUS VEHICLE, NOT OFFICER INITIATED 1612150002 Occurred at Columbia Rv Park […]

Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Logs For December 14th

Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Logs For December 14th

Sonora, CA… Tuolumne County Sheriff’s logs for December 14th are enclosed: TUOLUMNE COUNTY SHERIFF MEDIA BULLETIN Wednesday, December 14, 2016 00:09 TRAFFIC STOP 1612140001 Officer initiated activity at Sierra Rock, Hwy 108, Jamestown.Driver issued citations for a moving violation, equipment violations and an outide agency warant, see case. . Disposition: Citation Criminal. 00:13 911 HANG […]

Railtown 1897 Seeks Interested Volunteers & Hosts Special Open House On January 28th

Railtown 1897 Seeks Interested Volunteers &  Hosts Special Open House On January 28th

Jamestown, CA…Do you enjoy sharing history? Love working as part of a team? Enjoy meeting with people from near and far? California State Parks and Railtown 1897 State Historic Park (SHP) are now accepting applications for people interested in volunteering to help communicate the fascinating railroading history of the “Movie Railroad” in the beautiful Sierra […]

Yosemite National Park Under Winter Storm Warning and Flash Flood Watch. Some Roads Closing At 5pm.

Yosemite National Park Under Winter Storm Warning and Flash Flood Watch.  Some Roads Closing At 5pm.

Yosemite, CA…Roads leading to Yosemite Valley to close this afternoon at 5:00 p.m. The National Weather Service issued a winter storm warning and flash flood watch for today, Thursday through Friday, December 15, 2016 for the Yosemite region. Flooding will occur on the Merced River in Yosemite Valley. Two to four inches of rain are […]

Calaveras County Sheriff Volunteer Unit Receives Gift From Stockton Bicycle Club

Calaveras County Sheriff Volunteer Unit Receives Gift  From Stockton Bicycle Club

San Andreas, CA…The Non-profit Calaveras County Sheriff Volunteer Unit received a gift of $300 from the Stockton Bicycle Club. Sgt. Evens said he is pleased that the Stockton Bicycle Club would be so generous. The club holds Calaveras County dear to their hearts because it schedules several rides through Calaveras, taking advantage of the country […]

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