Dakota Morlan


Dakota graduated from Bret Harte in 2013 and went to Davidson College, NC where she earned a bachelor's degree in Arab studies. After spending time studying in the Middle East and Europe, she is happy to be home, writing about the community she loves.

Home town

Copperopolis, CA

David Joseph Fagundes, 41, is accused of murdering his half-sister Toni Jilbert Ferreira and burning a vehicle with her body inside. 

Crews searched over 443 miles along the Mokelumne River, not including air and boat coverage before efforts were scaled back on June 17. The b…

Multiple agencies combined efforts in the search for David Gordon Johnson, whose motorcycle and belongings were found near the Mokelumne River…

Yoga studio owner Amanda Menezes demonstrates the cleansing benefits of one of her infrared saunas with chromotherapy. 

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A morning Sweat and Stretch class offers Copperopolis residents a jump-start to their day in a space of tranquility and positive energy. 

Yoga instructor and business owner Amanda Menezes teaches a class at Meraki Asana Yoga and Detox Studio in Copperopolis, which opened its door…

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