Las Posadas Nativity Procession ~ Sunday, December 11th

Las Posadas Nativity Procession ~ Sunday, December 11th

Columbia, CA…Las Posadas is a Spanish tradition that re-enacts the biblical story of Mary and Joseph’s search for shelter in Bethlehem on the original Christmas Eve. The people of Columbia put on their own version of Las Posadas each December–with a distinctive 1850s flavor. This year it’s the 34th annual! Columbia State Historic Park is […]

Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Logs For December 5th

Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Logs For December 5th

Sonora, CA… Tuolumne County Sheriff’s logs for December 5th are enclosed: TUOLUMNE COUNTY SHERIFF MEDIA BULLETIN Monday, December 5, 2016 00:43 TRAFFIC STOP 1612050002 Officer initiated activity at Racetrack Rd/Snell St, Sonora.Summary: I stopped a truck with expired registration. The driver did not have current insurance either. Citation issued; see cite 60951. . Disposition: Citation […]

Traffic Control On SR 120 From Old Priest Grade To Yosemite National Park

Traffic Control On SR 120 From Old Priest Grade To Yosemite National Park

Tuolumne County, CA…The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will perform one-way traffic control on eastbound and westbound State Route 120 from Old Priest Grade to the Yosemite National Park boundary for tree work. One-way traffic control will be in effect Sunday, December 4, 2016, through Friday, December 9, 2016, from 6:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. […]

Traffic Control On SR 108 From Lyons Dam Road To Strawberry East

Traffic Control On SR 108 From Lyons Dam Road To Strawberry East

Tuolumne County, CA… The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will perform one-way traffic control on eastbound and westbound State Route 108 from Lyons Dam Road to Strawberry East for tree work. One-way traffic control will be in effect Monday, December 5, 2016, through Friday, December 9, 2016, from 7:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. Motorists should […]

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 Monday, December 5, 2016, through Friday, December 9, 2016, from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 a.m. Detours are in place and […]

The Sierra Nevada Adventure Company Is Your Local, Holiday Shopping Destination!

The Sierra Nevada Adventure Company Is Your Local, Holiday Shopping Destination!

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 […]

Tribal Security Helps Sheriff’s Department Recover Stolen Vehicle

Tribal Security Helps Sheriff’s Department Recover Stolen Vehicle

Tuolumne, CA…On Tuesday evening just before 6 PM, the Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Office received information from the Sonora Police Department regarding a reported stolen vehicle that occurred on Mono Way in Sonora. Around 9:30 PM, the Sheriff’s Office was notified by Tuolumne Rancheria Tribal Security, that they had seen the tan 2000 Volvo in the […]

House Fire In Columbia Mobile Home Park

House Fire In Columbia Mobile Home Park

Columbia, CA…Just before 9 PM, the Sheriff’s Office received a report of a fire at 10956 Green St. at the Columbia Sky Mobile home park In Columbia. The home was unoccupied and the resident had arrived to find it engulfed in flames. Deputies have evacuated two neighboring mobile homes. The blaze seems to be under […]

Winter Closure Of SR 108 At Sonora Pass

Winter Closure Of SR 108 At Sonora Pass

Tuolumne County, CA…The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has closed Sonora Pass/State Route 108 for the winter as of Wednesday, November 30, 2016. The road is closed at the Sonora Snow Park. The recent storms, and accumulation of snow, make the seasonal closure necessary for the safety of motorists and Caltrans crews. The weather conditions […]

Lead Testing Machines Providing Important Preventive Care for Children

Lead Testing Machines Providing Important Preventive Care for Children

Sonora, CA…The Volunteers at Sonora Regional Medical Center recently donated over $2,000 to purchase a lead screening machine for Arnold Family Medical Center. In addition, the Pediatric Clinic at the Forest Road Health and Wellness Center secured grant funding to also purchase a LeadCare® II screening device. The LeadCare® II is a point-of-care device that […]

Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Department Participate In Raising Cancer Awareness

Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Department Participate In Raising Cancer Awareness

Sonora, CA…The Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Deputies participated in a mustache growing contest during the month of November. “MOvember” is about helping to raise awareness for mens health issues, but it also brings Cancer to the forefront. (Lft) Cpl. Imlach, Dep. McCaig, Sgt. Nikiforuk, and Dep. Knapp(zoom in its there.) Looking good boys. Dep. Smith is […]

Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Logs For November 28th

Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Logs For November 28th

Sonora, CA… Tuolumne County Sheriff’s logs through November 28th are enclosed: TUOLUMNE COUNTY SHERIFF MEDIA BULLETIN Monday, November 28, 2016 00:04 TRAFFIC STOP 1611280001 Officer initiated activity at Apple Colony Rd/Maple Av, Tuolumne.Summary: I conducted a traffic stop fr a violation of 4000(a) CVC. Driver was given a warning. . Disposition: Warning Given (Used for […]

Sierra Pacific Industries Foundation Donates $2,500 To Calaveras Community Foundation

Sierra Pacific Industries Foundation Donates $2,500 To Calaveras Community Foundation

Sonora, CA…Sierra Pacific Industries Foundation has recently donated $2,500 to the Calaveras Community Foundation. The donation will be utilized for CCF’s various grant and scholarship programs. Mark Luster, Community Relations Manager for Sierra Pacific Industries Foundation, states, “At Sierra Pacific Industries (SPI), we understand the importance of proving charitable funds to help the wide range […]

Columbia College Graduates Fire Technology Participants

Columbia College Graduates Fire Technology Participants

Sonora, CA…Columbia College’s Fire Academy will hold its graduation ceremony and presentation of Certification of Completion to 35 successful students of the Fire Technology Program. The event, which is open to the public, will be held Friday, December 16, beginning at 6 p.m. in the Oak Pavilion at Columbia College. The certificates will be awarded […]

Mark Twain Returns To Mother Lode For Only Four Performances

Mark Twain Returns To Mother Lode For Only Four Performances

Columbia, CA…Acclaimed actor and former Tuolumne County resident Randy Maple will chronicle Mark Twain’s life in a narration drawn from the wealth of his writings in his one-man show, “Mark Twain: Wit and Wisdom of an American Legend,” December 9-11. After a 13-year hiatus from stage, Maple resurrects Twain’s spirit and relevant cultural commentary for […]