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  • First Weekend Of February Events
    published on Fri, 05 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT
    The Orient Express is a family friendly run through the rolling hills this Saturday Feb. 6. The event benefits Tuolumne County Special Athletes. Registration details can be found in the event listing here....
  • ...MORE
    published on Sat, 06 Feb 2016 10:05:21 GMT
    "This grade in particular reflects that our county and city don't have strong ordinances to protect the community from second-hand smoke." "This grade in particular reflects that our county and city don't have strong ordinances to protect the community from second-hand smoke," said Dr. Liza Ortiz, Tuolumne County's public health officer....
  • Sonora woman shares passion for unique style of hand sewing
    published on Fri, 05 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT
    Maggie Beck / Union Democrat Erika Hagstrom-Dossi, of Sonora, creates detailed organic hand-made clothing in the style of Alabama Chanin and believes in the philosophy behind it so strongly that she teaches classes to pass along her knowledge. Maggie Beck / Union Democrat Erika Hagstrom-Dossi, of Sonora, discusses how, instead of tossing out a skirt she made by hand that had been stained, she covered the stain with a detailed fabric floral design....
  • After 85 years, group continues to raise funds for youth, veterans
    published on Fri, 05 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT
    Maggie Beck / Union Democrat Exalted Ruler Wil Reich, 79, a 14-year Elk Member , stands in the lodge's intersanctum with past exalted rulers John Ostrom, 81, of Sonora, and a 45-year member and Jack Sauls, 86, of Sonora, a 46-year member. Maggie Beck / Union Democrat Leonard Ruoff, 95, of Sonora, has been an Elk for 70 years and is still an active participant....
  • Sonora grad, ex-NFL player presents school with commemorative Super Bowl football
    published on Fri, 05 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT
    Maggie Beck / Union Democrat Sonora High School graduates Josh and Neil Parry present a golden commemorative football Thursday to Sonora High School as part of the Super Bowl High School Honor Roll program. Josh Parry played in Super Bowl 39. Maggie Beck / Union Democrat A rapt audience watches videos of the Parry brothers throughout their football careers during Thursday's ceremony....
  • 'Skin grapplers eye 6th straight title
    published on Thu, 04 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT
    Guy Dossi / Union Democrat Calaveras' Shane Torre and John Kelley spar Thursday in preparation for the Redskins run at a sixth straight Sac-Joaquin Section Team Duals title Saturday in Stockton. For eight consecutive years, the Redskins have been the best squad in the Mother Lode League....
  • 'Cats make playoffs
    published on Wed, 03 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT
    The Wildcats defeated cross-county rival Summerville 50-25 Wednesday night at Bud Castle Gymnasium to claim second place in the Mother Lode League and qualify for the Sac-Joaquin Section Team Duals Championships Saturday at Lincoln High School in Stockton. "I think that's something we always strive for and we're happy and excited about it," said Wildcat head coach Jon Abernathy about reaching the playoffs....
  • Super Bowl Breakfast scores 30-year milestone
    published on Fri, 05 Feb 2016 20:59:45 GMT
    The 30th annual Frank Salel Super Bowl Sunday Scholarship Breakfast will be held this weekend from 7 to 11:30 a.m. at the Mother Lode Fairgrounds in Sonora. For those wanting more than coffee or orange juice, drink tickets can be purchased for Bloody Mary's, Mimosas and other alcoholic beverages....
  • Sonora High grad is curator of Ansel Adams Gallery
    published on Fri, 29 Jan 2016 08:00:00 GMT
    Editor's note: Below is a Q&A with Evan Russel, a 2000 graduate of Sonora High School who lives in Yosemite Valley and is curator at the Ansel Adams Gallery. Where did you go after graduating high school? I went to UC Santa Cruz as an undergrad, majoring in film and digital media....
  • $4,500 raised for - Clifton Strong' night
    published on Thu, 04 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT
    Kraig Clifton and his wife, Melissa , were given a round of applause Wednesday night during the Columbia Claim Jumpers basketball game at Oak Pavilion. About $4,500 was raised for the Clifton family during 'Clifton Strong' night....
  • Another title?
    published on Thu, 04 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT
    For eight consecutive years, the Redskins have been the best squad in the Mother Lode League. 2016 has been no exception....
  • Tuolumne County supervisors greenlight medical marijuana regulations
    published on Wed, 03 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT
    Alex MacLean / Union Democrat Rick Hauf, of the Tuolumne area, tells the Tuolumne County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday about how cannabis treatment cured his wife's brain tumor. Alex MacLean / Union Democrat County Counsel Sarah Carrillo talks to the board about an ordinance passed Tuesday that will allow residents in the unincorporated area to grow limited amounts of medical marijuana....
  • Duel for playoffs
    published on Tue, 02 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT
    The end reward of today's wrestling meet between the Summerville Bears and Sonora Wildcats at Bud Castle Gym is pretty cut and dry. Win, and clinch second place in the Mother Lode League and wrestle Saturday at the Sac-Joaquin Section Team Duals in Stockton....
  • Finding a new doctor can be tricky
    published on Thu, 04 Feb 2016 12:26:57 GMT
    Doctors with open practices typically have a couple open slots a day or week for new patients, depending on the doctor and practice size. Sonora Internist Dr. Reiker Schultz has new patients waiting in line for the next year to see him, according to the Sonora Regional Medical Center physician referral office....
  • Dual for playoffs
    published on Tue, 02 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT
    The end reward of today's wrestling meet between the Summerville Bears and Sonora Wildcats at Bud Castle Gym is pretty cut and dry. Win, and clinch second place in the Mother Lode League and wrestle Saturday at the Sac-Joaquin Section Team Duals in Stockton....
  • Battle of wits has students gearing up
    published on Mon, 01 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT
    Maggie Beck / Union Democrat Tioga High School teacher Emily Hanchett leads her class Friday in a lesson on impromptu speeches in preparation for the upcoming Academic Decathlon. Tioga High School sophomore Summer Avery, 15, holds a timer for sophomore Josh Skelley, 16, Friday morning, as he practices for the impromptu speech section of the Academic Decathlon....
  • Wildcat football to be honored
    published on Mon, 01 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT
    Sonora High School's historic football season will be honored by Modesto-based Crystal Creamery starting Wednesday when the company puts the Wildcats logo and team name on the back of its half gallon milk containers. The Mother Lode League champion Wildcats went 12-2 and beat Bear River in the final of the California Interscholastic Federation Sac-Joaquin Section Division V Championships....
  • Mother Lode Setting Up For A a Supera Sunday
    published on Mon, 01 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT
    While tourism and traffic impacts in the City by the Bay are part of the hoopla ahead of Sunday's Super Bowl 50, Mother Lode hosts are quietly making their own party plans for fans. For the 28th year in a row, organizers of the Annual Frank Salel Super Bowl Breakfast aim to get the Sunday game day off to a hearty start with made-to-order three-egg omelets and all the fixings....
  • Salvaging history: Perry memorial moved to make way for bridge
    published on Sat, 30 Jan 2016 08:00:00 GMT
    Sean Carson / Union Democrat Sonora High School maintenance workers Pat Hegwein and Mark Alberto Wednesday lift the memorial for Bonnie Perry, a cancer victim closely tied to the school and town, while Superintendent Pat Chabot looks on. The removal makes way for a 250-foot bridge and sidewalk to replace a non-handicap accessible footbridge nearby....
  • Sibling trio T Sisters next up in - Ovations' series
    published on Fri, 29 Jan 2016 08:00:00 GMT
    The T Sisters, an Oakland-based contemporary folk band, return to the Mother Lode this weekend. Following shows last year at Mountain Sage in Groveland, Strawberry Music Festival in Tuolumne and the Sonora Christmas Festival, the sibling trio take the stage at Bret Harte High School in Angels Camp on Sunday afternoon....