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  • This Week
    published on Thu, 28 May 2015 00:48:28 GMT
    This dancing musical comedy, set in 1850s Oregon, is a 1982 Broadway stage adaptation of a 1954 movie. The premise: Brothers in a mountainous region journey to a nearby town in search of wives....
  • Building business: Network marketing takes time, work, willingness
    published on Wed, 27 May 2015 09:00:00 GMT
    Network marketing opportunities are abundant in the Mother Lode, but they're not easy money, according to those who take part. There are dozens of Tuolumne and Calaveras county residents who sell products ranging from candles to cleaning products, to health and beauty products, to personalized bags, essential oils and gourmet food and ready-to-make side dishes....
  • Sonora Ambulance Company pioneer Daryl Cleveland dies
    published on Wed, 27 May 2015 09:00:00 GMT
    Daryl Cleveland, 65, a pioneer in the development of Tuolumne County ambulance services, died May 13 at the home of Tami and Tysen Blank, of Rosalia, Washington. Mr. Cleveland was born July 11, 1949, in Pasco, Washington, and moved to Spokane in 1956....
  • Sonora Lightning net 2nd at Memorial Day tournament
    published on Wed, 27 May 2015 05:25:35 GMT
    The Sonora Lightning finished second at the Reno Memorial Day Tournament over the weekend. The Lightning lost in the championship game 51-47 to a team from San Francisco at the Sparks Convention Center in Sparks, NV....
  • Sean Brennan Recognized for Acceptance to West Point
    published on Sat, 23 May 2015 14:05:26 GMT
    Sean Brennan accepted a $250,000 scholarship to the United States Military Academy at West Point, at Sonora High School's Scholarship Program presentation. In total, 118 students received scholarships....
  • Religion: Outreach for May 22, 2015
    published on Fri, 22 May 2015 09:00:00 GMT
    The Amador-Tuolumne Community Action Agency distributes food from 10 a.m. to noon on the third Tuesday of each month at All Saints' Catholic Church, corner of Joaquin Gully and Cherokee roads in Twain Harte, and at Tuolumne Memorial Hall, Fir Avenue in Tuolumne; A-TCAA Food Bank, 10059 Victoria Way, Jamestown; Church of the Forty Niners, 11155 Jackson St., Columbia; Lake Don Pedro Baptist Church, 4175 Abeto St., La Grange; Mount Calvary Lutheran Church, 24176 Pine Lake Dr., Sugar Pine; Sonora Ba...
  • Religion: Events for May 22, 2015
    published on Fri, 22 May 2015 09:00:00 GMT
    Country Cowboy Church will show "The Art of Marriage" DVD series from 6 to 9 p.m. May 29 and 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. May 30 at 14888 Peaceful Valley Road, in Sonora. The series includes ministry leaders who provide biblically centered teaching, as well as couples who openly and honestly share struggles they have had in their marriages....
  • Schools announce April's outstanding students
    published on Fri, 22 May 2015 09:00:00 GMT
    Preston Barnett, fourth grade, Belleview Elementary - Preston, the son of Henry and Beth Barnett, of Sonora, "is a good role model for others because he is polite and friendly to everyone at Belleview," said teacher Amy Clinite. "He is excellent at staying on task and making the most of his instructional time....
  • Senior project uses kindness to help stamp out bullying
    published on Fri, 22 May 2015 09:00:00 GMT
    "Sonora Strong" is the project name for a random acts of kindness campaign organized by Sonora High School seniors Makena Klatt, 18, of Sonora, Lucas Pallante, 18, of Sonora, Bailey Henington, 18, of Sonora, and Sarah Cormier, 17, of Sonora. The project came about during a discussion between Henington, the school's library/media tech Colleen Drennan and U.S. Army recruiter Sgt....
  • Sierra Views: Sonora woman keeps promise for more than 40 years
    published on Thu, 21 May 2015 09:00:00 GMT
    Janice Sundborg, 79, of Sonora, sits atop her barrel racing horse, Bird on a Wire. Maggie Beck / Union Democrat, Copyright 2015....
  • Public input sought on water issues
    published on Thu, 21 May 2015 09:00:00 GMT
    As part of a continuing public outreach effort, people at Tuolumne Utilities District plan to host three forums in June to focus on local water solutions recommended by the recently formed Community Water Council. Facilitated by TUD, the grant-supported council's goal is to bring forward ideas to assure Tuolumne County's water over the next 100 years....
  • Obituaries for May 20, 2015
    published on Wed, 20 May 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    Obituaries, including photos, are published at a pre-paid fee based on size. The deadline is 5 p.m. two business days prior to publication....
  • Rental properties in Lode high in cost, low in supply
    published on Wed, 20 May 2015 09:00:00 GMT
    Local property management companies say they have fewer than usual open properties, and when something does open up, it is taken almost immediately. However, renters say rent is too high for what is being offered and that it takes a long time to find something that fits their needs....
  • News Notes for May 20, 2015
    published on Wed, 20 May 2015 09:00:00 GMT
    San Andreas California Highway Patrol will host an Age Well, Drive Smart program to inform senior drivers about age-related physical changes and how they affect driving ability. The event will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. Monday, June 1, at the Murphys Senior Apartments Club House, 350 Bret Harte Drive, Murphys....
  • Elizabeth - Betty' Galasso
    published on Wed, 20 May 2015 07:03:04 GMT
    She was born in Altoona, daughter of James and Mary Boland. She married Michael A. Galasso on Oct. 16, 1971, and he preceded her in death on April 12, 2007....
  • Rose Lenzo and Larry Hunter Garden
    published on Sun, 17 May 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    The Tuolumne County Master Gardener 20th annual Garden Tour will be held on Sunday, May 31, 10:30am - 4:00pm. This year the theme is 'Changing Times, Changing Gardens" and will feature six sites organized to demonstrate three different types of gardens....
  • In the Garden: Annual garden tour set May 31
    published on Sat, 16 May 2015 09:00:00 GMT
    This year the theme is 'Changing Times, Changing Gardens" and will feature six sites organized to demonstrate three different types of gardens. Proceeds from the tour, 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., provide Master Gardener scholarships for Columbia College students, purchase gardening reference books for the Tuolumne County Library and the Master Gardener library, and provide operating funds for the demonstration garden....
  • Your Week Out
    published on Fri, 15 May 2015 15:59:40 GMT
    Stage 3 Theatre Company presents "Seascape With Sharks and Dancer," through May 31 at 208 S. Green St. in downtown Sonora. For reservations, call 536-1778 or visit stage3.org....
  • Obituaries for May 14, 2015
    published on Thu, 14 May 2015 09:25:32 GMT
    Obituaries, including photos, are published at a pre-paid fee based on size. The deadline is 5 p.m. two business days prior to publication....
  • Thorn new partner in practice
    published on Thu, 14 May 2015 09:00:00 GMT
    Trevor Thorn, D.D.S., a graduate of Loma Linda University Dental School, has partnered with Marilyn Stephenson, D.D.S., in her practice at 940 Sylva Lane Suite A, in Sonora. Thorn is the son of Robert "Bob" Thorn, a retired Sonora dentist and Loma Linda graduate, and Sandy Thorn, a registered nurse, both of Sonora....