Sonora, California 

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Methamphetamine Capitol of California - 7/18/2007
Unfortunately, Sonora (and Tuolumne County) is a town with a “Very Dark Side”. Due to the poor local economy and high cost of living, crime is high. Along with that, Methamphetamine is king here. Local’s have become addicts and then have become criminals. Residential Burglary’s have increased and are common place. When the law-abiding residents leave their homes to go shopping, on vacation, or simply to work, the “others” come and take. The murder rate is also high here in comparison to many large cities. The mother load region attracts many folks with different ideas. Many famous Killers have resided in the area. Some examples are Cary Stayner, the Yosemite Killer, Charles Ng and Richard Lake, Killed and Raped 11 People, Wesley Shermantine, Killed at least 4 people and dumped the bodies down abandon mine shafts, and the Russian Mafia killed 11 and dumped the bodies into New Melones Reservoir from two area road bridges.

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Lack of affordable housing - 5/24/2006
There is a definate lack of affordable housing for the working class families that live here. There are many homes for sale, though the market tends to lend itself to out of towners from the bay area who have cash and are  Read More


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