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10 hrs ago | My Mother Lode
The City of Sonora has approved the first step toward changing the city's parking laws. At the Sonora City Council meeting on Monday the four new regulations had their first reading.
11 hrs ago | The Union Democrat
The Sonora City Council learned Monday that the city's improved firefighting rating could help homeowners within city limits save up to 5 percent on their fire insurance premiums. ISO, a national company that evaluates risks, recently upgraded the city's rating to a 3. The last time the city was evaluated by ISO was in 2003, when the city received a 4 rating.
13 hrs ago | My Mother Lode
"The hole in the asphalt is about a foot in diameter," says Sonora Public Works Supervisor Bill Seldon. "It goes about three feet in all directions underneath the asphalt and it appears to be three feet deep, but that could possibly expand once we cut into the asphalt, so we really don't know what we are going to end up with."
10:42 a.m., fraudulent activities - Someone on Yaney Avenue received a call from a person with a foreign accent they believed was a scam. 4:22 p.m., miscellaneous - A woman on Sanguinetti Road was cited for leaving her infant and small child unattended in a car.
A watchful citizen reported suspicious men at a vacant house in Jamestown, which led to the arrest of one of the men for drugs and a stolen gun. The incident happened today at 2:09 a.m. on Norlin Street.
Sonora police have confirmed that a mountain lion is responsible for killing two goats off of Bald Mountain Road in Sonora. The homeowner, Karen Jensen, says traps are going to be set up tonight.
The Americans with Disabilities Act affects all businesses and two Mother Lode Representatives want to make sure that local businesses are in compliance. Senator Tom Berryhill and Assemblymember Frank Bigelow are holding a workshop and community town hall meeting in Sonora tonight on that subject and the big issues facing lawmakers.
PUBLIC MEETING: The Sonora City Council meets at 5 p.m. Monday, in Sonora City Hall, at 94 N. Washington St. The Sonora City Council is set to consider proposed parking rules that, among other things, would make it illegal for anyone to park vehicles with "for sale" signs on public or private property within city limits. Recent complaints about several specific parking and traffic issues within the city prompted the Sonora Police Chief Mark Stinson to propose new regulations aimed at addressing the matter.
8:21 p.m., civil problem - A man on Sanguinetti Road thought someone burglarized his home. Officers determined his wife had his missing items.
Small-town antics, homespun humor and foot-stompin' fiddlin' come to Sierra Repertory Theatre's Fallon House Theatre in Columbia State Park September 26 - October 26 with Mark Twain 's A Murder, A Mystery and A Marriage. Set in Deerlick, Missouri, the musical fits Columbia's historic feeling and should delight audiences seeking a taste of the wit of legendary humorist Mark Twain .
Sonora, CA - It is unknown when rain will restore water levels to normal, but the Tuolumne Utilities District has dropped from Phase III to Phase II Mandatory Water Restrictions. TUD Spokesperson Lisa Westbrook says, "The community and TUD customers have done an outstanding job with water conservation during this historic drought.
The Tuolumne County Superintendent of Schools Office is offering an opportunity for local students to participate in the Global Cardboard Challenge. The challenge encourages students to create "something" using cardboard and other recycled and recyclable materials.
Sept. 13 marks the 49th consecutive gathering of Sonora's Second Saturday Art Night. Starting at 5 p.m., galleries, restaurants and shops will offer a blend of art, refreshments and live music, including two outdoor evening concerts with traditional Celtic music by the Black Irish Band on Linoberg Street and the popular blues band James Faifua and the Jukes in Coffill Park.
A woman has been arrested for setting three fires at a Sonora apartment complex. The incident happened last night at 8:51 pm at the Mark Twain Apartments on the 300 block of Fairview Lane.
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Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 04:40 pm
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