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BREAKING NEWS: 120-acre fire near Moccasin

The fire was contained to the parking lot and did not disrupt operations at the power plant, Betsy Lauppe Rhodes, Hetch Hetchy Regional Communications Manager said.

UNION DEMOCRAT - 2018-06-24 20:53:02

Man missing from Sonora, teen missing from Arnold found

They last saw Donald Clark at his home on Rimrock Road around 9:15 a.m. Thursday. His vehicle, wallet, and cell phone were all found at his home.


Traffic Update....Fatal Collision & Law Enforcement Activity in Valley Springs - The Pine Tree

Valley Springs, CA…There has been a fatal collision, law enforcement pursuits and arrests this evening in the Valley Springs area. We may not have the full picture until the morning unless the Sheriffs Dept Pushes out a statement this evening. In breaking cases such as this initial details routinely

PINE TREE - 2018-06-25 03:36:04

Wildfire forces evacuations, Highway 49 closure near Moccasin

A wildfire Sunday afternoon forced evacuations in the Moccasin area and closed a part of Highway 49.The 60-acre blaze is forcing residents to leave homes on all of Priest Coulterville Road to the Mariposa County line and on all of Jackass Ridge Road and Jackass Creek Road.Highway 49 is closed to thr

FRESNO BEE - 2018-06-24 14:28:00

Body found in water along Stanislaus River at Riverbank's Jacob Myers Park

A body was found in the water near Jacob Myers Park in Riverbank on Saturday afternoon, according to the Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department.The Sheriff's Department received a call just before 4:45 p.m. that a security guard found the body near the shoreline of the Stanislaus River on the south

MODESTO BEE - 2018-06-23 22:16:00

Green Fire Caused by Campfire Says Cal Fire TCU ~ By Chip Dingman - The Pine Tree

Douglas Flat, CA…This fire was dispatched at 4:15 PM 6/22/18. The first in engine reported about 1 ache with a slow rate of spread moving up hill. Aircraft were also dispatched to this fire, with one tanker making a drop on the fire and copter 404 putting their crew on the ground and making a few dr

PINE TREE - 2018-06-24 02:29:54

‘Destructive Device’ Found In Drug Raid

Jamestown, CA — A Jamestown man is behind bars on $100,000 bail after his home was raided by the Tuolumne County Probation High Risk Supervision Team.

MYMOTHERLODE.COM - 2018-06-23 18:26:00

Update: Fire Ignites Near Copperopolis

CAL Fire LogoEnlarge06/24/2018 3:50 pm PSTB.J. Hansen, MML News DirectorUpdate at 3:50pm:CAL Fire reports the Horse Fire near Copperopolis is 2-3 acres in size. There are no initial reports of homes or buildings being at risk.Original story posted at 3:40pm:Copperopolis, CA — Some of the air resourc

MYMOTHERLODE.COM - 2018-06-24 23:50:00

Seen This Sonora Man?

66-year-old, Donald Clark was reported missing by his family to Tuolumne County Sheriff’s official today. He was last seen around 9:15 a.m. Thursday at his Rimrock Road home in Sonora. Sheriff’s officials report that his vehicle, wallet, and cell phone were all found inside his home.


Sightings of bears and mountain lions increase

Bear sightings this week include a black bear seen running down Parrotts Ferry Road at Rambling Hills Estates outside Columbia just after 8 a.m. Tuesday, a bear cub that visited a yard near Racetrack Road at East Walnut Street in Sonora about 3:30 p.m. Monday, and a bear that got struck by a vehicle


Search under way for Sonora man missing since Thursday morning

Clark is described as 6 feet tall, 200 pounds, with gray hair and brown eyes. Photos show him with a goatee and sometimes wearing a ball cap. He was last seen in a T-shirt, shorts and tennis shoes.


Merced County sheriff's helicopter spots how illegal marijuana grows are concealed

From his office's aviation unit helicopter, Merced County Sheriff Vern Warnke spotted suspected illegal marijuana cultivation sites that were concealed, a news release states.

MERCED SUN-STAR - 2018-06-23 09:48:00

Update: 6-22-18 9:00pm Missing 14 year old from the Arnold Area has been located - The Pine Tree

Update 6-22-18 7:00pmSearch efforts to find missing 14 year old Colt Price in the Arnold area of Calaveras County have been underway throughout the day. Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office Deputies, Volunteers, Search and Rescue Team members and CHP air support have been searching around Arnold, White


Vegetation Fire On HWY 108

Cal Fire TruckEnlarge06/22/2018 3:18 pm PSTTracey Petersen, MML News ReporterKnights Ferry, CA — Columbia air and ground resources are battling a vegetation fire in Tuolumne County along Highway 108.CAL Fire spokesperson Lindy Shoff reports the blaze is one to three acres and the flames area moving


The Search is on for Missing 14 year old from the Arnold Area - The Pine Tree

Arnold, CA…The Sheriff’s Office is currently searching for a reported missing 14 year old named Colt Price from the Arnold area. Colt was last seen yesterday afternoon wearing a dark colored shirt, dark colored swim trunks, brown flip flops, carrying a blue Hawaiian print string backpack and riding


Woman rescued from Twain Harte ditch

Before long, the woman began to breathe. And even as fire personnel, medics and deputies arrived, Gerbing stayed with her.


Sonora couple secures rights to open Dairy Queen franchise

Andy Singh and his wife, Navneet Bhatia, of Sonora, said they have secured the franchise rights for a Dairy Queen Grill and Chill location that will have both a drive-through and sit-down restaurant.


Sonora High School's Keanu Perez preps for DI wrestling career at Cal Baptist University

Surrounded by friends, family and coaches, Keanu Perez signs his letter of intent to Cal Baptist University. (Maggie Beck / Union Democrat)7456934


Remains found near Bear Reservoir identified as flood victim

Honesto, 67, of La Grange near Don Pedro reservoir, had been employed as a California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation officer in Stockton before retiring more than a decade ago.


Body Of Woman Swept Away In Mariposa Floods Located | Sierra News Online

MARIPOSA – The Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office has announced that human remains found near the Bear Reservoir have been identified as Carol Brown, 72, of Catheys Valley, who was swept away during the massive flooding in March.