Woman Arrested In Sonora For Intentionally Crashing Into Barbershop
Sonora, Ca — The Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an incident that left damage to a local business. On Saturday at around 9pm, the sheriff’s office received calls from multiple people that a woman, 41-year-old Alexa Osterman, had posted pictures on social media of her vehicle crashing into Tom’s Barbershop in the 13000 block of Mono Way.
Big Rig Incident Disrupts Highway 49 Traffic
Tuolumne County, CA — Travelers on Highway 49 have faced some traffic delays in the Tuttletown area this morning. The CHP reports that a semi-truck carrying multiple vehicles slid off the road and went into the ditch. It happened at around 8:50am. Traffic was still able to pass through the area, immediately after the crash. However, at around 10am, officials closed both traffic lanes so a tow truck could remove the big rig. Both lanes reopened, at around 10:30am. Cleanup continues in the area.
Newsom Makes Appointments To Mother Lode Fair Board
Sonora, CA – Governor Gavin Newsom has filled four seats on the 29th District Agricultural Association, Mother Lode Fair Board of Directors. The Mother Lode Fair is held each year at the fairgrounds located off Stockton Street in Sonora. This year’s fair runs from Thursday, June 29 to Sunday, July 2nd. Those appointed include two individuals from Jamestown and one each from Sonora and Soulsbyville. The governor’s office provided this list with details regarding the new directors’ backgrounds:
Fatal Head-On Crash Involving Tow Truck on SR-108 Near Jamestown
The California Highway Patrol reported a fatal head-on collision involving a tow truck on Highway 108 on the morning of Thursday, March 16, 2023. The incident occurred on SR-108 near Rushing Hill Lookout Road just west of Jamestown at approximately 9:10 a.m. The crash involved a 2003 Honda and a 2013 Ford F-650 tow truck hauling a vehicle described as a 2001 Ford Excursion SUV.
Irish Day 2023 Photos, Parade Video, Sky Cam Video & More
Murphys, CA…The Luck o the Irish was definitely on the side of the Murphys Business Association as the storms stopped as if on cue. The sun came out and gave locals a visitors alike a beautiful day to celebrate all things Irish in Murphys. John & Gail Kautz were parade Grand Marshals it was another great, small town Americana parade. If you couldn’t make it our you would just like to relive the day we have over 200 photos and over a half hour of video for you. Link to slideshow is below featured photos.
Suspect in Tuolumne County Kidnapping, Attempted Murder Investigation Turns Himself In
Above: Jacob Chapman booking photo | Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Office. A kidnapping and assault case has been reported in Sonora, in which a young woman was allegedly taken against her will, beaten, and threatened with death. The suspect in this case has turned himself in. According to a press...
Update: Tuolumne Road North Closed
Update at 12pm: The Tuolumne County Public Works Department reports that Tuolumne Road North has “extreme storm damage” prompting concerns for public safety. The road is closed indefinitely between Twain Harte and Ponderosa Hills. The county has a geotechnical engineer coming to the area Tuesday to further assess the damages. More information will be known later this week.
Expect epic wildflower blooms ahead. Here's where to find them in Northern California
Epic rain and snowfall over the last three months have dumped over 55 feet of snowfall at Dodge Ridge Ski Resort east of Sonora, and rainfall in the Sierra foothills is measured in multiple feet! Floods are one result; the beginnings of an epic bloom of Sierra foothills wildflowers is another.
TC Supervisors To Discuss Planning Commission Seats And Homelessness
Sonora, CA — There are three expiring terms on the Tuolumne County Planning Commission, so the supervisors will vote on whether to reappoint existing members, or pick someone new. They include the District Two seat held by Larry Beil, the District Three seat of Jim Jordan, and the at-large...
Elvis Has Arrived In The Mother Lode
Now playing at Sierra Repertory Theatre in East Sonora through April 2, the show spotlights Taylor Rodriguez, an internationally recognized award-winning Elvis performer and also features 11-year-old local actor Asher Berg as Kid Elvis in an altogether endearing role. Channeling the spirit of young Elvis the ground-breaking, hip-swiveling hottie, Rodriguez...
Millions In Federal Fire Dollars Coming To Tuolumne County
Sonora, CA — The County of Tuolumne, the Chicken Ranch Rancheria of Me-Wuk Indians, and TUD are among 100 entities in 22 states receiving a share of $200-million in wildfire defense grant dollars. The allocations announced yesterday are from the federal infrastructure bill. Tuolumne County will receive $10-million to...
Update: Shelters Remain Open In Calaveras Due To Debris Slide Concerns
Update at 3:50 pm: Calaveras County Health and Human Services, in coordination with the American Red Cross, has announced the closure of the shelter located at Mokelumne Hill Elementary School. The shelter closed at 3 PM today. However, the site will continue to be staged and ready to use in case the need arises. The shelter located at West Point Community Town Hall will remain open to provide support to the affected individuals.
Sonora Council To Discuss Historical Donations, Vietnam Proclamation, And Roundup
Sonora, CA — Several items will go before the Sonora City Council this evening. There will be a presentation on a pair of special donations recently given to the city. It includes the badge and blackjack/sap of Andrew Elsbree, who was the Night Watchman for Sonora from 1878 until his retirement in 1900. The items were recently donated by the Elsbree family and have been professionally framed for display. More information about his life, as provided by the city, can be found here.
Calaveras beats Summerville 5-3 to begin league play; falls to Linden 9-8 in rare morning matchup
After having to wait a week between games, the Calaveras High School baseball team finally got to return to the field and ended up playing in back-to-back contests to end the week. Calaveras began Mother Lode League play against the Summerville Bears on March 17 at Matthew Bicocca Field in...
New Details On Yesterday’s Fiery Fatal HWY 108/120 Crash
Tuolumne County, CA – The CHP has released new details regarding a two-vehicle crash on Highway 108/120 west of Jamestown that resulted in a Sonora man being flown from the scene and another person being pronounced dead at the scene. The name of the deceased is not being released...
Debris flow triggers evacuation warning in West Point
Thirty-four homes near the Middle Fork of the Mokelumne River in West Point received evacuation warnings from the Sheriff’s Office on March 17 due to the threat of potential debris slides. “Residents that live in the area of Barney Way should be prepared in the event that an evacuation...
'It's devastating': Landslides, mudslides damage homes, strand residents in NorCal counties
WEST POINT, Calif. — As California dries out following the recent rain and snowstorms, the effects of the wet winter weather culminated in an apparent landslide in Calaveras County and a mudslide in Tuolumne County. KCRA 3 spoke to people impacted in both communities about the damage they are...
Local Camp Receives Grant From Christopher Reeve’s Foundation
Groveland, CA — The Camp Tuolumne Trails in Groveland for individuals with disabilities has received a $38,655 grant from the late actor Christopher Reeve’s foundation. The camp received one of the 34 Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation National Paralysis Resource Center (NPRC) 2022 Priority Impact Quality of Life Grants, which awarded more than a million dollars in total support to nonprofit organizations that empower individuals living with paralysis.
Homicide victim discovered inside Tuolumne County residence
COLUMBIA — A man's body was found inside a residence in Tuolumne County on Wednesday. And authorities say they suspect foul play.According to the Tuolumne County Sheriff's Office, the scene is on Calle Quartz Drive in Columbia. The man's body was found at around 3 p.m. The sheriff's office responded to the scene along with the coroner, who determined that the man's death was a homicide.The investigation is currently in its early stages, and detectives are pursuing all leads, they say. No further details have been released at this time. However, authorities say more information will be provided in the future as the investigation continues.Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to contact the investigations division at 209-694-2901.The town of Columbia is about 92 miles southeast of Sacramento, just a few miles north of Sonora.
Skip Driving And Hop Onboard For Destinations Along The Highway 4 Corridor
Angels Camp, CA — Starting today, leave the vehicle at home and let the Calaveras Connect Saturday Hopper buses do the driving to get you where you want to go along the Highway 4 corridor. The bus provides riders with connections from Angels Camp to Murphys and Dial-a-Ride service...
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