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Angels Camp girl reported missing

Crystal Houle was reported missing Wednesday night in Angels Camp.
Police are looking for a 16-year-old Angels Camp girl.

Lake McClure still struggling

A photo taken Dec. 11 shows low water levels near Barret Cove at Lake McClure in northern Mariposa County. Randy Gilgo / Courtesy photo.
At least one water district in the area is still struggling to keep the taps flowing despite recent rains that have bolstered reservoir storage elsewhere in the state.

The Lake Don Pedro Community Services District on Dec. 3 enacted mandatory conservation measures requiring customers to slash their usage by 30 percent each month over last year, District General Manager Pete Kampa told the Tuolumne County Board of Supervisors at Tuesday’s meeting.

Council passes oak tree ordinance

After years of research and revisions, Angels Camp now has rules in place to protect trees within the city limits. 

An ordinance passed unanimously Tuesday night by the Angels Camp City Council requires people obtain a permit before any oak tree or “heritage” tree can be removed from an undeveloped property. 

Trial set for Walmart expansion lawsuit

A lawsuit holding up the expansion of the Sonora Walmart is expected to head back to Tuolumne County Superior Court for a trial scheduled to begin in February.

Walmart wants to start selling more produce and grocery items at the Sanguinetti Road location by adding 30,000 square-feet to the store, but a lawsuit filed by a mostly anonymous opposition group has kept expansion plans in limbo for more than four years.

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