Tuolumne County, CA — Motorists will face delays through the winter season on a stretch of Highway 49 that involves two Mother Lode counties. Caltrans will begin its $854,000 Rumble Strip Installation Project on Monday (Nov. 26) that will stretch along 35 miles of the highway in both Tuolumne andRead More →

Sonora, CA – Even as we busily prep for Thanksgiving, a critical deadline is looming for struggling local families to receive Christmas cheer. For the past several years, a grassroots Adopt-A-Family program has matched Tuolumne County families with one to six kids or grandkids with donors who want to shareRead More →

Paramus welcomed back its seasonal mall mascot with much fanfare ahead of the official kickoff to holiday shopping season. Watch video A size-90 boot hung over the podium where Richard LaBarbiera, the mayor of Paramus, addressed a crowd on Tuesday night.  Who needs a Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade when you’veRead More →

Monica Lewinsky’s parents, Bernard Lewinsky and Marcia Lewis, gave a rare account of their take on the infamous Clinton scandal. A&E is broadcasting a six-part series called The Clinton Affair featuring interviews from Monica herself as well as her family. According to the Huffington Post, Monica’s parents knew nothing regardingRead More →

Nicholas Anthony Sardo will be back in court in January 2019 to face charges for having sexual contact with a miniature horse. The 21-year-old Florida man admitted to deputies that he had sex with the animal four times in one week. The horse, named Jackie G, belongs to one ofRead More →

Byron Ragland is a black court-appointed special advocate and military veteran who was kicked out of a Kirkland, Washington frozen yogurt shop because employees said he made them “uncomfortable,” The Associated Press reports. The owner of Menchie’s yogurt shop called the police on November 7 while Ragland was supervising aRead More →

The deceitful activity allegedly includes selling unroadworthy vehicles and black market sales of dealer credentials. Three years after the State Commission of Investigation issued a scathing report detailing deceitful and sometimes fraudulent activity at multi-dealer used-car malls, the business practice remains plagued by “unscrupulous activity,” the commission said in a new reportRead More →

A growing number of people are calling for a boycott of AirBnb, after the house-renting company announced a new policy in the West Bank. On Monday, AirBnB said that it would stop renting out homes in Israeli settlements in the West Bank. Human rights group applauded the move, which theyRead More →

Sonora, CA — The Sonora City Council will continue discussion about potentially leaving the Tuolumne County Economic Development Authority at its meeting on December 3rd. This evening the council gave consensus that it would like staff to come up with an initial list of alternatives to continuing the economic developmentRead More →

A Winter Storm Watch is in effect for the Sierra Nevada above 6,500 feet, from Wednesday afternoon through Thursday morning. The first of a series of storms will bring moderate to heavy snow to the mountains, above 6500 feet. Total snow accumulations will range from four inches to twenty inchesRead More →