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  • Sonora Certified Farmer's Market
    published on Sat, 20 Dec 2014 16:33:26 GMT
    Farm fresh local produce will now be a part of lunch programs in state public schools, including those in the Mother Lode, under a new USDA pilot program. "This is great news for schools and kids in California, and in particular for the students of Tuolumne County, where many schools have already initiated farm-to-school networks through small gardens at local elementary schools, to larger scale projects like Sonora High's Wildcat Ranch," says Tuolumne County School Superintendent Margie Bulkin....
  • Delta College: 'Century Kids' turn out to honor former coach
    published on Sat, 20 Dec 2014 08:17:58 GMT
    The former longtime men's basketball coach and athletic director at Delta College was overwhelmed that so many of his former players came to honor him, as the college presented Marcopulos with a lifetime achievement award at Joe Blanchard Gymnasium after the Delta men beat Reedley College in the first round of the Delta Holiday Tournament. “The discipline Ernie taught us, that was the main thing that got me to this day,” said Thurnell Clayton, who went to Franklin and playe...
  • Volleyball Parade Joyful Despite Rain
    published on Sat, 20 Dec 2014 00:11:53 GMT
    Despite the rain Washington street was lined with people celebrating Sonora High School's State Championship Volleyball winners. Sonora Principal Pat Chabot said to Head Volleyball Coach Kim Evans "Thank you Kim, for these wonderful trophies! This one is so big I'm not sure it will fit in the display case in the gym foyer....
  • Teenage Girl Missing
    published on Fri, 19 Dec 2014 23:39:00 GMT
    Police say 16-year-old Crystal Houle has been missing since Wednesday when she did not come home after school. Police says the family got a text from her that night saying she had run away....
  • Scholarship fund planned in memory of coach
    published on Fri, 19 Dec 2014 17:05:28 GMT
    A scholarship fund is being set up in memory of Jim Baldrige, a long-time Sonora youth sports coach who died of cancer Dec. 6. The scholarships will be awarded annually to students from both Summerville and Sonora high schools. The award amount has not been determined but fundraisers are scheduled for next year, said Baldrige's son, Nick Baldrige....
  • Fire At A East Sonora School
    published on Fri, 19 Dec 2014 19:57:23 GMT
    Cal Fire reports when firefighters arrived on the scene, smoke was coming out of an HVAC on the roof of the school, which is located at 19401 Susan Way, near Stone Lane, south of Mono Way and Standard Road. All the students at the K through 8th grade school have been evacuated, according to Cal Fire....
  • Sonora High School Football
    published on Fri, 19 Dec 2014 16:37:56 GMT
    A victory lap in downtown Sonora this afternoon for the State Champion Sonora Wildcats Girls Volleyball Team will create parking restrictions for motorists. There has been a slight time shift for when the roads will close and reopen....
  • Wildcats Victory Parade Follows Pop Hudson Sing
    published on Fri, 19 Dec 2014 14:55:58 GMT
    The Sonora High School Varsity Girls' Volleyball Team will be the toast of the town during a celebration parade today in honor of its recent State Championship win. Two weeks ago, the Wildcats traveled to Orange County in Southern California and won the Division IV 2014 CIF State Championship in a nail-biter match-up against Alta Loma, where victory came in the fifth match with a 15 to 8 score....
  • Sierra Views: Moore feels at home in Stanislaus Forest
    published on Thu, 18 Dec 2014 22:30:00 GMT
    Mary C. Moore, hydrologist with the Stanislaus National Forest, stands in front of a map showing part of the Rim Fire burn scar at Forest Service headquarters in Sonora. Guy McCarthy / Union Democrat, Copyright 2014....
  • Datebook for Dec. 18-25
    published on Thu, 18 Dec 2014 17:02:48 GMT
    The Blue Shoes Ukulele Orchestra of Columbia will present its second annual Community Education Christmas Concert at 6 p.m. today in the Dogwood Theater at Columbia College. Admission is free....
  • Mother recalls search for missing son
    published on Thu, 18 Dec 2014 16:10:09 GMT
    The story of Darvis Lee Jr. could fill a book, from his kidnapping at age 12 to his nationally-reported rescue from a Sonora mine shaft in 2008, to his mysterious disappearance in October 2010 - and the discovery of his remains three months later. Instead, his mother, Sonora native Sandy Lee, has written a book about her struggle to find answers in her son's death, which remains unsolved....
  • Handbell ringers to star in Sonora concert
    published on Thu, 18 Dec 2014 16:09:05 GMT
    The St. James Concert Series will present the Opus Handbell Ensemble in concert at 3 p.m. Sunday at St. Matthew Lutheran Church at 13880 Joshua Way in Sonora. Numbers will include "Ding Dong Merrily on High," "Lo! How a Rose E'er Blooming," "What Child is This?" "Silver Bells," "O Come, O Come Emmanuel," "Jingle Bell Samba," "The Little Drummer Boy," music from "The Nutcracker" and the motion picture "Frozen," as well as special presentations of Christmas music with Trevor Hutton on violin and B...
  • Bean Feed Is A Sonora Christmas Tradition
    published on Thu, 18 Dec 2014 14:39:39 GMT
    Rain, drizzle, freezing temperatures, sleet and sometimes snow has never stopped the free MutzA Bean Feed for the past 26 years in downtown Sonora. It was twenty-six years ago on a Friday before Christmas, that Mutzner decided to set up on the sidewalks of downtown Sonora and began serving beans for free to anyone who stopped by and wanted them....
  • News of Record for Dec. 17, 2014
    published on Thu, 18 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT
    10:56 a.m., parking - A person at a Mono Way cafe believed someone did not pay their vehicle registration. 2:57 p.m., Jamestown - A man on Table Mountain Road fired a warning shot from a pellet gun to stop a dog from harassing his donkey....
  • Obituaries for Dec. 17, 2014
    published on Thu, 18 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT
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  • Sonora High School girls volleyball team
    published on Tue, 16 Dec 2014 19:17:09 GMT
    Sonora, CA - The Tuolumne County Supervisors have officially declared this Friday as "Sonora Wildcats Girls State Champion Volleyball Team Day." Supervisor Karl Rodefer made the motion, and it was unanimously approved by the five Supervisors....
  • News of Record for Dec. 15, 2014
    published on Tue, 16 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT
    5:34 a.m., lost property - A woman on Greenley Road said her cell phone was stolen while she napped. 9:06 a.m., Jamestown - A mother on Preston Lane could not leave work and asked for assistance getting her 13-year-old daughter to school....
  • Obituaries for Dec. 12, 2014
    published on Sat, 13 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT
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  • County Superintendent Silva retiring
    published on Fri, 12 Dec 2014 22:30:00 GMT
    Tuolumne County Superintendent of Schools Joe Silva will retire this month, with a string of accolades behind him from more than 40 years in education. Silva, 64, has been in Sonora 16 years, 12 of which were in his current seat as top county education leader....
  • Obituaries for Dec. 11, 2014
    published on Fri, 12 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT
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