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Sonora Pass closed for winter, others for now

Sonora Pass has been closed for the winter due to accumulations of snow and ice on the road, the California Department of Transportation announced Wednesday. As of Wednesday, Ebbetts Pass and Tioga Pass were temporarily closed. Both are scheduled to be reassessed early next week. "Several factors we


Sonora craft festival is a family affair

The Fire on the Mountain website describes its annual Sonora Christmas Craft and Music Festival as "legendary." If you reside in or have a vacation home in Tuolumne County, you no doubt know about the event that has taken place on Thanksgiving weekend for the past 43 years. That's because the adject


Five Things To Do Today, Friday, Nov. 24 | Beginning to look a lot like Christmas

The Disney films double feature highlights the 1983 "Mickey's Christmas Carol" that's 26 minutes long and the 70-minute "Mickey's Once Upon a Christmas" that went straight to video in 1999. Hanford Fox Theatre, 326 N. Irwin St., Hanford, 559-584-7423, www.foxhanford.com, $5-$7. The night features th

FRESNO BEE - 2017-11-24 10:12:00

Some Sierra passes close for winter

Last year, Ebbetts Pass closed for the season on Nov. 30. As of Tuesday, the pass between Markleeville and Bear Valley was closed but could reopen early next week depending on the weather. Snow and ice have closed Sonora Pass, the earliest it has been shut in a decade, according to the California De

TAHOE DAILY TRIBUNE - 2017-11-24 08:00:00

Thanksgiving, Holiday Weekend Festivities Abound

Sonora, CA - Event-wise, Mother Lode residents and visitors have a lot to be thankful for, from free, open-to-the-community Thanksgiving feasts to winter holiday kickoff fun. Here's a rundown of this holiday weekend's highlights... On Thanksgiving Day, Sonora United Methodist Church on Yaney Avenue

MYMOTHERLODE.COM - 2017-11-23 01:07:00

CHP Maximum Enforcement Period Starts Tonight

Sonora, CA - Beginning at 6pm, and continuing through late Sunday, all available CHP officers will be patrolling the Mother Lode highways. Sonora Area CHP Officer David Chesson reports that the main emphasis will be on things such as speeding, driving too close and distracted driving. Officers will

MYMOTHERLODE.COM - 2017-11-22 19:44:00

SAF Director Slocum Reflects And Gives Thanks

This week marks the first anniversary of a change in leadership at the Sonora Area Foundation. While my official start date was the beginning of October last year, my early tenure was spent shadowing the former executive director, Ed Wyllie. On Thanksgiving weekend 2016 we switched offices and roles

MYMOTHERLODE.COM - 2017-11-22 17:08:00

Homemade gifts in the Mother Lode

If it's Thanksgiving week, shopping for gifts can't be far behind. As people crowd into shopping malls and big box retailers over the weekend after our turkey dinners, it seems appropriate to discover some crafty people in the Mother Lode who create items that just might fill in the blanks on your h


Downtown Cadillac Shops Look Forward To Small Business Saturday

Small Business Saturday will be taking over the store-fronts all over Northern Michigan Saturday. It's a way of celebrating local business and kicking off the holiday shopping season. Shops in downtown Cadillac will host giveaways, sales and specials. Some newer stores like Refunked Junk, are excite

9&10 NEWS - 2017-11-24 10:22:12

Two Cadillac Women Arrested On Drug Charges

Two woman from Cadillac are in jail on drug charges. Cadillac police say they got a call around 9:30 Tuesday night about a suspicious vehicle parked on Selma Street, near a known drug house. Officers spoke to the two woman inside the car and found drug paraphernalia and two baggies of meth. Both wom

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Ho-Ho-Holiday fun coming to Cadillac

CADILLAC - This weekend, the holiday season will be in full swing in Cadillac. Whether it's Santa Claus, a Nativity scene, carols or the lighting of the city Christmas tree and lights, people will get their fill of holiday cheer during the Christmas in the Park celebration. The annual event will beg


Old Cadillac Christmas tree in bad shape; new one donated for Plaza

CADILLAC - Over the years, Cadillac's Christmas tree has come to resemble the tree in the Charlie Brown holiday special - bent over and dilapitaded. The tree, located off Lake Street between Harris and Cass, has been significantly trimmed and may be removed in the future, Cadillac City Manager Marcu


Suspicious vehicle complaint results in drug arrests

CADILLAC - Two Cadillac women are awaiting arraignment in 84th District Court after they were arrested Tuesday on charges involving methamphetamine. At around 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, Cadillac Police were dispatched to the area of Selma and Elmer streets on a report of suspicious activity. A caller told d

CADILLAC NEWS - 2017-11-24 05:00:00

Thinking small has big impact on local economy

Today is Black Friday. The holiday shopping season has officially begun, and many large retailers are rubbing their proverbial hands together hoping that 2017 ends on a lucrative note. While probably not on such a large scale, smaller, local, "mom-and-pop," brick-and-mortar stores also are hoping t

CADILLAC NEWS - 2017-11-24 05:00:00

Local Kids Talk Thanksgiving Traditions

Most of us will be spending Thanksgiving surrounded by friends and family while enjoying a wonderful meal and spending quality time with the ones we love most. From your favorite recipes to what you're thankful for this holiday season, 9&10 News always loves to hear about your favorite holiday tradi

9&10 NEWS - 2017-11-22 21:55:32

Police: Ground search suspended until after deer season for missing persons

HOUGHTON LAKE - The search for Jeff Hurley and Alexandria Foust will likely not involve a ground search until the firearm deer season is over, Michigan State Police said. Houghton Lake Post Sgt. David Johnson said there was nothing new to report at this time and the ground search, including K-9 and


Meet a Dreamer who works hard, lives in Los Banos and wants to be a doctor

DACA, for many people, is just an acronym they have heard of or have seen in the news. For Jose, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals is his lifeline to the future. Jose lives in Los Banos and a is 20-year-old student at the Los Banos Campus of Merced College. Jose is not his real name (I've

LOS BAÑOS ENTERPRISE - 2017-11-23 17:54:00

David J. Silva: Lie-detector tests could help put harassment charges to rest

It seems that there are a lot of accusations being made regarding sexual harassment against some very high-profile men. Many more women are coming forth with new allegations. There is a very simple solution to the problem: have everyone involved take a lie-detector test. Anyone who refuses should no

LOS BAÑOS ENTERPRISE - 2017-11-22 19:05:00

Ambulance management contract decision expected

The board which oversees operations of West Side Community Ambulance is expected to select a management firm at its Tuesday, Oct. 28, meeting. Representatives of two firms presented management contract proposals to the board in a special meeting held last Wednesday. The Sierra Medical Services Allia

WESTSIDECONNECT.COM - 2017-11-22 17:00:00

Merced County needs more doctors. Is this part of the solution to that problem?

Merced County's doctor shortage is well known. It's also widely known that there isn't a quick fix to the issue that health officials say may be contributing local residents dying at higher rates of preventable diseases and illnesses. Some area health officials believe teaching area students about h