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Letters to the Editor

A Letter To Rep. McClintock 02/13/2017

Rep. McClintock – It’s time for you and the Republican party to represent this great nation and her people, not parrot the agenda of someone who has trouble with honesty and integrity. A little independent thought and action on your part is sorely need and called for. more

Water Shortage 01/23/2014

Bob Petersen

Why is it that, given the lack of rain, those in charge are talking about all the things that citizens can do to save water ? I would like an explanation of why all the reservoirs in the area are empty. These lakes were semi full to full at the end of the summer in 2013.< more

County’s Pick & Choose Encroachment Enforcement Laws 10/06/2013

Donald E Mason

I’m a 90 year old USMC WWII 100% disabled purple heart w/ a bronze star veteran who owns a cabin that I built with my brother back in 1965. I have a steep asphalt driveway that is being destroyed by … more

Recent Blogs

TCBC Supports Stone Mill Center 02/13/2017


Tuolumne County Business Council supports the site design approval and development of
the Stone Mill Center on Parrots Ferry Road. more

New Sonora Area Foundation Executive Director 02/07/2017


My name is Darrell Slocum, and I’d like to introduce myself as the new executive director of Sonora Area Foundation. While not a native to our area, my mom moved my older brothers and me to Tuolumne County when I … more

Rocks And Hillsides 02/06/2017


In the dark morning of Martin Luther King Jr. Day I heard a loud crash at my home in Sonora near the Mother Lode Fairgrounds. After minimal investigation it was assumed a cat knocked something over and I went back … more

Taxes Not The Answer To Road Repairs 02/03/2017


The Mother Lode regions Board of Equalization elected representative, George Runner, weighs in on the debate over how to fund repairs for the state’s crumbling roads. more