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Man sentenced to more than 400 years in I-580 shootout with CHP
Fri, 04 Apr 2014 06:55:12 -0700

A Tuolumne County man whose 2010 plan to kill leaders of liberal San Francisco organizations was thwarted by a traffic stop was sentenced Thursday to more than 400 years in prison for shooting at CHP officers on an Oakland highway.

Oakland: Man sentenced to more than 400 years in freeway shootout with CHP
Thu, 03 Apr 2014 15:40:30 -0700

A Tuolumne County man whose 2010 plan to kill leaders of liberal San Francisco organizations was thwarted by a traffic stop was sentenced Thursday to more than 400 years in prison for shooting at CHP officers on an Oakland highway.

Tuolumne County pans state mining bill
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:48:33 -0700

Tuolumne County leaders are concerned about a proposal in the state Legislature to take some power over regulating mines out of the hands of local government. Senate Bill 1270 seeks to give the California State Divisions of Mines the responsibility for mine inspections, financial plans and other regulatory oversight that are currently handled by counties and cities.

Man sentenced to more than 400 years in Interstate 580 shootout with CHP
Fri, 04 Apr 2014 07:52:06 -0700

A Tuolumne County man whose 2010 plan to kill leaders of liberal San Francisco organizations was thwarted by a traffic stop was sentenced Thursday to more than 400 years in prison for shooting at CHP officers on an Oakland highway.

Bill seeks to restore hound hunting
Tue, 22 Apr 2014 12:47:56 -0700

A bill in the California Legislature could make hunting bears and bobcats with dogs legal again. Assembly Bill 2205 proposes putting the decision to allow the hunting tactic in the hands of local jurisdictions, like counties. The practice, called “hound hunting,” has been illegal in California since 2012, when the Legislature passed a bill to ban it.

Man Arrested After Driving Stolen Car to Court Hearing
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 10:45:42 -0700

A California man was so desperate to get to his court appearance that he allegedly stole a car in order to make it on time.

California man arrested after driving stolen car to court appearance
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 06:26:58 -0700

Evan Bleier SONORA, Calif., April 16 (UPI) -- California man James Manning arrested for possession of stolen property after allegedly stealing car to drive to appearance at Tuolumne County Courthouse.

Couple steals car to make sure they arrive at court date on time
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 10:15:01 -0700

A California couple who were running late for court was determined to get there on time, by any means, even if it meant stealing a vehicle. read more

San Joaquin County appoints Gary Caseri as interim agriculture commissioner
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:00:15 -0700

The San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors has appointed an interim commissioner to oversee one of the most profitable agricultural counties in the United States.

Datebook for April 24-30
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:02:38 -0700

Mother Lode Christian School will present “The Agape League,” its spring musical featuring the kindergarten through eighth grade choir, preschool performance, third grade recorders and fourth through eighth grade Cougar Band, at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Rex Heath Gym at 18393 Gardner Ave. in Tuolumne.