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June 25, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Sausage and Suds is vital for fairgrounds

The Summerfest Sausage and Suds Sampler fundraiser, scheduled for Saturday, June 27, is a good way for residents to cool off on a hot summer day, enjoying cold brews and hot sausages. But it’s more than just a fun day. More...

Photo submissions sought

The MARIPOSAGAZETTE, is featuring a photograph at the top of the front page each week portraying locations, events, scenery or other subjects, historical or current, that are representative of Mariposa County. More...

Local News

Jespersons take the stage at next Mariposa Evenings

Redding Bros. are second act

Cousin Jack’s Mariposa Evenings, sponsored by the Mariposa Arts Council, continues into the fourth weekend of 13 on Friday, June 26 and Saturday, June 27. On Friday, June 26, The Jespersons will perform neo/world folk Americana music. More...

SHERIFFS’ REPORT

June 15 • A noise report was taken at Bootjack Tire. • A harassment report was taken on Highway 49 North. • Petty theft was reported from Coakley Circle. • A landlord/tenant issue occurred on Fiske Road. More...

Class of ‘85 meets in July

The Mariposa County High School Class of 1985 is planning its 30-year reunion. The reunion, which is open to all classmates who were in the 1985 class, will be held on Saturday, July 25 from 5 to 10 p.m. More...

Milestones

A.A. meets daily in the white house

The local Alcoholics Anonymous group, which has long met in the Pioneer Village center at Highways 140 and 49 South, has a new meeting location. The group now gathers in the old ‘white house’ building behind the Bootjack market. More...

For group, recovery is something to celebrate

The Celebrate Recovery group meets every Thursday at New Life Christian Fellowship church. All are invited to attend. Dinner is at 6 p.m., a large group at 7 p.m., small groups at 8 p.m. and Solid Rock Cafe coffee and dessert for everyone at 9 p.m. More...

Card of Thanks

This is to announce that the local Mariposa Seventh-day Adventist Christian School is permanently closing as of June 4. This closure is due to lack of students. More...

Sports

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Mariposa County Unified School District and the Mariposa Masonic Lodge No.24 named Marrianne Emery as district teacher of the year. More...

Local student makes honor roll

Miller on list for University of Oklahoma

Jarrett D. Miller of Mariposa was recently listed on the University of Oklahoma, Norman campus honor roll for the spring 2015 semester. More...

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Dr. Denisha Dawson, a chemistry professor at Merced College, a board of Sierra Foothill Charter School member and a mom, recently brought some chemistry to the SFCS campus. More...

DNC loses Park contract

Decision stuns many, some worry about impact on workers

The National Park Service last week selected food and service giant Aramark to replace Delaware North Companies as Yosemite National Park’s prime concession contract holder. More...

Fires devour land, demolish house, spark health alert

CAL FIRE: Conditions are ‘worst ever’

Fire season ignited in a blazing fury last Thursday, when two wildland fires broke out in the county, a house burned to the ground on Usona Road and two Madera County fires impacted the county’s air quality. More...

‘Greatest generation’ warrior reaches 100

Hanna recalls bitter urban warfare in Battle of Manila

This Tuesday, June 23 is a landmark for Pat Hanna, a lean and aging warrior who resides off Silva Road. It’s his 100th birthday. More...

Commentary

Move Along, There’s Nothing to See Here

California commentary

A few years ago I wrote a column on the Orwellian practice of politicians who deceive voters by perverting the English language. More...

Letters

Scarcity Plagues California Water System

The water-curtailment actions taken today by the State Water Resources Control Board emphasize the importance of the California water-rights system, and the pressing need to improve supplies, according to the California Farm Bureau Federation. More...

Firefighters deserve thanks

On Thursday, June 18, in the late afternoon a wildland fire occurred on E. Whitlock Road. Fortunately, the fire was quickly contained and did minimal damage to our property. More...

Card of Thanks

The Third Annual Rich Theodore Memorial Mariposa Run for the Gold Endurance Ride was held May 28-31 at the Circle 9 Ranch in Jerseydale. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Ronnie Lynn Cole

Ronnie Lynn Cole, 74, of Mariposa, passed peacefully on Thursday, June 11, 2015 in the care of his daughter at her home in Newport, Wash. Born in Atwater to Frank Edward and Elenora Cole, Ron lived most of his life in California. More...

Regina McIlwaine Sparks

Regina Sparks, 76, of Mariposa, passed away suddenly of a massive heart attack at her home in California on Wednesday, June 10, 2015. Regina was born in Lancaster, Ohio on Sept. 22, 1938, to the late Joseph and Cecelia (Hritz) Dupler. More...

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