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July 28, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

PG&E implements new tree program for homeowners

Retroactive service could benefit many, help with area fire hazard

A new program to remove downed trees is now in place by PG&E. The power company announced last week the implementation of the new program — and it is retroactive for people who had trees removed earlier this year. More...

Local News

Filing now open in County for November general election

Filing is now open for several area seats up for grabs in the November general election. Seats are open on the Mariposa County Unified School District Board of Trustees, the John C. More...

Your photos

Reader Mike Distaso took this photo he called “Ride up Bald Mountain.” Do you have a photo for this weekly feature? If so, email it to greg@mariposagazette.com. More...

Mariposa County Sheriff’s Daily Log

July 18 - A female was near the roadway on Mt. Bullion Cutoff Road. • Two abandoned goats were reported on Marshall Road. • There was a report of an assault and battery on Merced River Road. More...

Sports

SHE’S TOUGH AS STEEL

MCHS grad playing soccer for Steel City FC of the WPSL

While growing up, Katie Montgomery never dreamed she’d be signing autographs after one of her soccer games. More...

Creamery recognizes 48 scholar athletes on milk cartons

MCHS’s Medema among those honored

Got milk? If you do, there’s a good chance you might see a Mariposa County High School student-athlete’s name on the carton. More...

Medinas improves with summer baseball team

A local baseball star is working hard to improve himself this summer. Mariposa’s Michael Medinas is playing with the Central Valley Marlins 16-and-under team. The Marlins are based in Fresno and are a travel team. More...

Change in tourism funding pondered

Board of supervisors hears proposal, will consider during budgeting

How to fund tourism was the topic of discussion last week during a meeting of the Mariposa County Board of Supervisors. More...

ALL ABOARD

Significant Yosemite Valley Railroad Company collection now housed at Mariposa Museum

A new collection at the Mariposa Museum & History Center is on track to be one of its most significant of all time. More...

Officials scrambling to relocate local medical practice

A sudden announcement about the disassociation of a local medical group with its parent company has officials at John C. Fremont Hospital scrambling. More...

Letters

Who is Donald Trump?

Editor, Who is Donald Trump? A billionaire. One of the top 1 percent we have heard about for a long time. He is a businessman who wheels and deals. He has developed his skill to advertise, market and promote his interests. More...

There are 66 million reason to prevent fires

Editor, Despite the wetter winter, firefighters in California are already facing another active fire season. Why? Because of all the dead trees. This year, the U.S. More...

Enjoys new look and feel of newspaper

Editor, I wish to acknowledge the excellent changes you have made to both the Gazette’s content and format. The Gazette now looks and feels like a high quality, “big city” newspaper. Only better! Michael Lichtenstein More...

Milestones

Local couple to tie the knot in D.C.

Valerie Marie Beroza Woolard will marry Rajesh Ram Srinivasan on Aug. 6, 2016, in Washington, D.C., where the couple reside. Judge Pamela A. Harris of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit will officiate. More...

Gold earrings up for raffle through Mariposa Museum

It’s never too early to look for the perfect Christmas gift. The Mariposa Museum and History Center might have the solution. Raffle tickets for 24 karat gold earrings are available at the museum. More...

Sharing summer with the sheriff ’s office

The Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office officials stopped by the County Parks and Recreation’s Day Camp on Thursday, July 21. More...

Inside Education

Local teen wins as state fair FFA reserve steer champion

Cathey’s Valley resident Codey Sullivan recently saw his hard work over the past two years pay off. More...

Scenes from FFA showing at the state fair in Sacramento

Mariposa FFA students who showed at the California State Fair, from left, are Colin Billings, Gauge Butler, Chelsea Shelton, Haley Shelton and Mackenzie Arnold. More...

Cupp decides school board is his ‘cupp’ of tea, announces candidacy

Jim Cupp announced his intention to run for the Mariposa County Unified School District Board of Education’s District 2 representative in November’s upcoming election. More...

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