Category Archives: Tuolumne County

More on whether to try to save the Sierra forests

For several years now, national forest managers, private timber land owners, environmentalists, scientists and others have been discussing the woes facing the forests here in the Sierra Nevada. The issues are complex, but for the sake of brevity, it largely comes down to whether we let catastrophic fires destroy the forests. Nobody wants this. Not [...]

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CSERC files suit over mine in Tuolumne County

Central Sierra Environmental Resource Center Thursday announced it had filed suit against Tuolumne County’s government because the county had given the green light to having 27 acres of oak woodland buried under waste generated by Blue Mountain Minerals, a limestone products producer near Columbia. In a nutshell, county analysts determined that the proposed new waste [...]

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Capitol tree is now lit …

Here’s a summary of the live video feed from the Capitol tree lighting ceremony just now: The rain in DC let up to make the lighting a little more jolly. My favorite part was the Jazz@8 Choir from Summerville High School in Tuolumne. And then of course the moment when Speaker John Boehner and Johnny [...]

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I wish I was writing this about Calaveras County

Various business-support groups in Tuolumne County recently formed the Business Alliance of Tuolumne County. It is basically a one-stop shop to get all kinds of support ranging from training to loans for expanding a business. I am happy for Tuolumne County and wish them much prosperity. I just wish I was getting a similar press [...]

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