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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

Popular Classifieds, New Features 05/19/2017


MyMotherLode.com’s Classifieds are a busy marketplace for locals to post and review. Currently there are 35 local job listings, many yard sales this weekend and in the merchandise section items include a dirt bike, a sail boat, several music related items … more

American Health Care Act: YES 05/05/2017


Obamacare is collapsing. Last year’s average premium increase of 25 percent is expected to balloon by another 40 percent this year. Last year there was only one provider in a third of American counties; this year entire regions will be … more

Citizens For Responsible Growth Sues Again 05/04/2017


This CEQA action is unfortunate because it hurts landowners and residents of Columbia and Tuolumne County. The lawsuit sends a very negative message to businesses looking to develop in the Columbia and Tuolumne County area which negatively impacts our available … more

News From The Sonora Area Foundation 04/07/2017


Greetings from the Sonora Area Foundation. Having just completed my sixth month at the Foundation, perhaps a recap and summary of activities would be of interest. It has certainly been fascinating for me. The theme of my early tenure, as … more