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  • 20th Anniversary of the Todd Schroeder Young Artist Grant Benefit Concert Set for Tonight
    published on Sat, 18 Apr 2015 05:24:30 GMT
    The talent lineup for the 20th Anniversary of the Todd Schroeder Young Artist Grant Benefit Concert, scheduled to take place in Sonora, California, on April 18th, has been announced today. Headlining the show will be Sam Harris , direct from his Off-Broadway hit run of "Ham: A Musical Memoir," directed by Billy Porter and produced by Susan Dietz ....
  • Mother Lode Volunteers In The Limelight
    published on Fri, 17 Apr 2015 21:41:26 GMT
    More accustomed to working behind the scenes, six Mother Lode volunteers basked in the spotlight Friday as Sierra Nonprofit Services hosted its annual luncheon at the Sonora Elks Lodge. According to organizers, the "Heart of Tuolumne County" Volunteer Awards Luncheon honors the heart, love and work of local volunteers in all aspects of service....
  • Photo Not Available For Story
    published on Fri, 17 Apr 2015 19:51:56 GMT
    The weather forcast is uncertain for the high country, there is a chance of rain and thunderstorms. In the foothills there are a lot of events scheduled, many might celebrate a little rain....
  • Project will benefit Wounded Warriors
    published on Fri, 17 Apr 2015 08:00:00 GMT
    Sonora High School senior Greg Duncan will host a spaghetti dinner and silent auction to benefit the Wounded Warriors Project. The Wounded Warrior Project is a national organization that helps wounded soldiers and their families when they return home from conflict....
  • Bigelow addresses rural school needs
    published on Fri, 17 Apr 2015 08:00:00 GMT
    Assemblyman Frank Bigelow spoke to school board members and administrators from Tuolumne, Calaveras and Amador counties during a conference hosted by the Rural Counties School Board Association Thursday at the Tuolumne County Office of Education in Sonora. In an open forum, Bigelow, R-O'Neals, and attendees discussed proposed legislation and issues that pertain specifically to small, rural school districts....
  • News of Record for April 17, 2015
    published on Fri, 17 Apr 2015 08:00:00 GMT
    9:33 a.m., Long Barn - A man on Jordan Way West said another man came to his house and threw a rock at him and at a window and caused the window to break. 11:13 a.m., Big Hill - A man on Old Northridge Road who rides a motorcycle allegedly keeps trying to stop traffic on Old Oak Ranch Road going to the outdoor school and "cusses out" school employees....
  • Kain new minister at Unity Spiritual Center
    published on Fri, 17 Apr 2015 08:00:00 GMT
    Kain took over the minister position at Unity in January and has been a member of the congregation since moving to Coulterville three years ago with her husband, Matt. Kain has been in ministry since 1994, when she was ordained as an interfaith minister....
  • Track debut
    published on Fri, 17 Apr 2015 08:00:00 GMT
    Athletes Adam Radzikowski , Jesus Rodriguez , Dante Piantanida , Travis Rodgers and Connor Hamilton compete in the boys' 100-meter dash Thursday at Thorsted Field. Jesse Jones / Union Democrat, Copyright 2015....
  • Your Week Out
    published on Thu, 16 Apr 2015 17:18:54 GMT
    The Connections Visual and Performing Arts Academy will present the seventh and eighth grade musical, "Xanadu, Jr.," directed by Van Gordon, today through Saturday in the Summerville High School Theater in Tuolumne. The play follows the journey of a Greek muse who is on a quest to inspire a struggling artist to create a roller disco....
  • Schroeder concert returns for 20th anniversary
    published on Thu, 16 Apr 2015 17:15:24 GMT
    The 20th anniversary of Todd Schroeder's annual Young Artist Grant Concert will be held Saturday night at Sonora High School. The grant is a scholarship presented annually to students graduating from Sonora High who want to pursue a career in the arts....
  • Future bright for 'Design Star'
    published on Thu, 16 Apr 2015 08:00:00 GMT
    Jeribai and Michelle Tascoe try to hold their two sons, Angelo, 5 , and Christian, 3, still while they take a family photo at their home in Sonora. Jesse Jones / Union Democrat, Copyright 2015....
  • Masons honor Tuolumne County educators
    published on Thu, 16 Apr 2015 08:00:00 GMT
    Several Tuolumne County educators were honored at an awards ceremony held Wednesday night at the East-Belt Tuolumne Masonic Lodge. Award recipients include: Shane Warner, Kimstar Knowles, Sally McClellan, Paul McIlroy, Roxanne Scoggins, Rick Francis, Yvonne Denton, Lisa Pritchard, Tom Thompson, Liz Bryun and Alissa Hodge....
  • 20th Anniversary Of Young Artist Grant Benefit Concert
    published on Wed, 15 Apr 2015 14:07:28 GMT
    Musician and Composer Todd Schroeder will return to the Mother Lode on Saturday April 18th for the Young Artist Grant Benefit Concert at Sonora High School. Each time Schroeder performs at Sonora High School, he plays on the school's 1964 Model B Steinway Grand Piano....
  • News of Record for April 15, 2015
    published on Wed, 15 Apr 2015 08:00:00 GMT
    5:11 p.m., burglary - A man said someone broke into his son's home on East Lyons Street sometime since Easter. 9:46 a.m., Sonora area - A woman on Conklin Trail said 25 to 30 packages she ordered online were stolen....
  • Summerville to host first meet at new digs
    published on Wed, 15 Apr 2015 08:00:00 GMT
    The Summerville Bears long distance team junior Candela Fernandez Reino, junior Stephen Higginbotham, sophomore Colby Dibble, senior Constantin Moses Rust, junior Benjamin Richardson, junior Jake Noonan, sophomore Ashley Mikita, freshman Haley Brower, and freshman Matthew Hartwig stretch Tuesday before practice. Maggie Beck / Union Democrat, Copyright 2015....
  • Sonora Elementary to host annual Family Fun Night
    published on Wed, 15 Apr 2015 08:00:00 GMT
    Sonora Elementary School students will show off the fruits of a recent dance program during Family Fun Night on Thursday. The annual event, open to school children and their families, will run from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. with art shows and activities....
  • Tracksters strong at Thunder Invitational
    published on Tue, 14 Apr 2015 05:29:18 GMT
    Sonora's Angela Gardella and Bryce Sanguinetti and Calaveras' Alexander Robie all earned first places Saturday in their respective events as the Wildcats, Redskins and Bret Harte Bullfrogs all competed at the Thunder Invitational Track meet at Rocklin High School. In the boys' division, Calaveras placed 11th, Sonora 17th, and Bret Harte 26th out of 30 competing schools....
  • Forums On Drought
    published on Sat, 11 Apr 2015 13:39:29 GMT
    The forums will be held in each of the Supervisorial districts. The first is coming up Monday, April 13 at Soulsbyville Elementary School, Tuesday, April 14 at Groveland Community Hall, Monday, April 20 at Jamestown Elementary School, Tuesday April 21 at Tuolumne Memorial Hall, and Wednesday, April 29 in the Board of Supervisors meeting room in downtown Sonora....
  • Sonora High gets support from 'Artirondack' fundraiser
    published on Sat, 11 Apr 2015 08:00:00 GMT
    The chairs are prizes in "Artirondack," the Sonora High School Foundation's spring fundraiser. Raffle tickets are available over the next two months, with winners drawn at the end of May. Tickets are sold in sets of 5, at $1 per ticket....
  • Your Week Out
    published on Fri, 10 Apr 2015 16:37:13 GMT
    Murphys Creek Theatre will present "Accomplice," by Rupert Holmes, through April 26 at the Black Bart Playhouse, 580 S. Algiers St. in Murphys. For reservations, call 728-8422 or visit www.murphyscreektheatre.org....