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KVML Newsmakers

Welcome to "KVML Newsmakers". As heard daily on KVML, this program features five-minute interviews with area newsmakers. So listen in and hear what people making the news in the Mother Lode have to say! We've also created an archive for you so you can listen to and share the audio casts, just click on the links below.

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Recent Programs

  • Senior Family Forum – Health Matters Next Wednesday

    The Sonora Area Foundation’s upcoming Senior Family Forum – Health Matters is an opportunity to arm yourself and your family with essential health-related information. The forum will gather local experts to speak on health-related topics of interest to seniors and … more

  • Rogers Crowned Mother Lode Roundup Queen

    16-year-old Rayna Rogers of Jamestown was announced as the 2019 Mother Lode Roundup Queen at the coronation ceremony held last night at the Sheriff’s Posse Grounds. Rogers was Wednesday’s KVML “Newsmaker of the Day”. 050819rogers

  • Tuolumne County Arts: May The 4th Be With You

    Tuolumne County Arts presents a bit of a Star Wars Mashup this weekend, celebrating both May the 4th and Cinco de Mayo. Lisette Sweetland, Tuolumne County Arts Executive Director, was Friday’s KVML “Newsmaker of the Day”. 050319sweetland

  • Dachshund Derby Returns To Tuolumne City

    Tuolumne, CA — The Tuolumne Dachshund Derby returns to Tuolumne City this Sunday. Sandi Romena, event organizer, was Wednesday’s KVML “Newsmaker of the Day”. 050119romena

  • Gold Rush Writers Conference Next Weekend

    The 14th annual Gold Rush Writers Conference will be held May 3 – 5th in the picturesque Gold Country town of Mokelumne Hill at the historic Hotel Leger. Sally Kaplan, Co-Director of the Gold Rush Writers’ Conference was Friday’s KVML … more

  • 2019 Women’s Business Expo Tuesday At Opera Hall

    The 2019 Tuolumne County Women’s Network Business Expo will be held on Tuesday April 30th from 5 to 7 PM at the Opera Hall in Sonora, CA. Margaret Lawrence, President of the Tuolumne County Women’s Network and Tammy Hammond, Chairperson … more

  • What Is The Tuolumne County Volunteer Fair?

    The second ever Tuolumne County Volunteer Fair will be held at the Mother Lode Fairgrounds in Sonora, on Thursday April 25th from 3 to 6 PM. JoLyn Miller, spokesperson for the Volunteer Fair, was Wednesday’s KVML “Newsmaker of the Day”. … more

  • The 40th Old Mill Run Takes Place Saturday

    The Old Mill Run in Columbia, California began 42 years ago. Despite a couple of years where the run failed to happen, the event this Saturday is called the 40th Annual “Old Mill Run”. Co-Founder Chris Bateman and current Coordinator … more

  • Mother Lode Churches Prepare For Easter Season

    Lake Tulloch Bible Church is one of the many local churches that will be celebrating Easter Sunday on April 21st. Pastor Ted Mustill of Lake Tulloch Bible Church, was Thursday’s KVML “Newsmaker of the Day”. 041119mustill

  • Legally Blonde: The Musical, In Angels Camp

    The Bret Harte High School Drama Department presents Legally Blonde: The Musical, tonight through Saturday inside of the Bret Harte Theater in Angels Camp. Grover Anderson, Bret Harte High School Drama Teacher, was Thursday’s KVML “Newsmaker of the Day”. 040419ANDERSON

  • Sonora Cat Rescue’s Luncheon & Fashion Show

    Sonora Cat Rescue is a local cat rescue organization that fixes around two to three thousand cats in Tuolumne County each year. Judith Rodan, Sonora Cat Rescue President, was Wednesday’s KVML “Newsmaker of the Day”. 040319rodan

  • Tuolumne County Meetings On Fire Safety And Evacuation Preparedness

    Various meetings are scheduled throughout March and April so that residents can learn more about fire safety and evacuation preparedness. Karl Rodefer, District 5 Tuolumne County Supervisor, was Friday’s KVML “Newsmaker of the Day”. 032219rodefer

  • 11th Annual Copper Chili Cookoff This Saturday

    The eleventh annual Copper Chili Cookoff will take place this Saturday from 11 AM through 3 PM at the Copperopolis Town Square. Linda Stefanick, the Copper Chili Cookoff founder and spokesperson, was Thursday’s KVML “Newsmaker of the Day”. 032119stefanick

  • Feinstein: Securing Consumers’ Personal Data

    Senate Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) spoke at a hearing on the need to secure consumers’ personal data from breaches and cyberattacks and reiterated her support for the California Consumer Privacy Act. Feinstein was Wednesday’s KVML “Newsmaker of … more

  • Newsom: My Moratorium On California’s Death Penalty

    Governor Gavin Newsom signed an executive order earlier this week, placing a moratorium on the death penalty in California. Newsom was Friday’s KVML “Newsmaker of the Day”. 031519gavin

  • For Adult Ears Only Returns Tonight and Friday

    The MotherLode Storytelling Guild and Tuolumne County Arts presents the return of For Adult Ears Only, which will be two evenings of stories for adults . B.Z. Smith, who is helping to host both events, was Thursday’s KVML “Newsmaker of … more

  • Annual TuCARE Dinner This Saturday

    The 30th annual TuCARE Dinner and Auction will take place Saturday March 16th at the Sonora Elks Lodge. TuCare Executive Director Melinda Fleming was Wednesday’s KVML “Newsmaker of the Day”. 031319fleming

  • Sonora Business Expo Takes Place Thursday Evening

    The Sonora Business Expo will be held on Thursday, March 7th from 5:30 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the Sonora Opera Hall, located at 250 S. Washington Street, Sonora, CA. Tiffany Phillips, Valley Sierra Small Business Development Center Business Adviser, … more

  • Bark For Life This Saturday In Tuolumne City

    Bark For Life will take place in Tuolumne City this Saturday. It is a noncompetitive walk event for dogs and their owners to help raise funds and awareness for the American Cancer Society’s fight against cancer. Morgan Vaughn, Event Lead … more

  • Junior Bryant To Speak At Annual Thank You Dinner

    The public is invited to this Friday night’s Summerville Bears Quarterback Club’s Community and Sponsor Thank You Dinner. Ron Roberson, President of the Summerville Bears Quarterback Club, was Thursday’s KVML “Newsmaker of the Day”. 022819roberson

  • Donkey Basketball In Tuolumne This Sunday

    Donkey Basketball returns to Tuolumne City this Sunday! Alisha Rock, Tuolumne Lumber Jubilee Committee spokesperson, was Wednesday’s KVML “Newsmaker of the Day”. 022719rock

  • Mother Lode Christian School’s Winter Jubilee

    Mother Lode Christian School will present the 39th annual Winter Jubilee this Friday and Saturday at the Mother Lode Fairgrounds. Kerry Simpson was Thursday’s KVML “Newsmaker of the Day”. Simpson is the coordinator for the Winter Jubilee. She is also … more

  • Mule Deer Foundation’s 24th Annual Banquet

    The Mother Lode Chapter of the Mule Deer Foundation (MDF) will be holding their 24th annual fund-raising Banquet and Auction this Saturday, February 23rd. Chapter Chairman Bill Youngman was Wednesday’s KVML “Newsmaker of the Day”. 022019youngman

  • Calaveras Visitors Bureau Executive Director Leaving

    After seven years as Executive Director for the Calaveras Visitors Bureau, Lisa Boulton is leaving her job this Summer. Boulton was Friday’s KVML “Newsmaker of the Day”. 021419boulton

  • Governor Newsom’s State Of The State Address

    On Tuesday, California Governor Gavin Newsom delivered the State of the State Address Newsom was Thursday’s KVML “Newsmaker of the Day”. 021419newsom


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