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November 20, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Two local businesses will see name changes

Two businesses with deep roots in the county are going to be sporting new signs in the next few weeks. Foster True Value Hardware changed into an Ace Hardware Store as of Monday. More...

Deputy nabs ‘scrappers’ in Cathey’s Valley

A Mariposa County deputy arrested a pair of men from the Central Valley last Wednesday after they absconded with parts from a valuable ostrich incubator that was located on an adjacent piece of land. More...

Thanksgiving holiday prompts early deadlines

Next week’s Thanksgiving holiday is prompting some early deadlines at the MARIPOSA GAZETTE. Classified ads for the Thursday, Nov. 27 edition must be submitted by Monday, Nov. 24 at noon. That is a day earlier than the normal deadline. More...

Local News

Park bid process has rosier outlook than Grand Canyon morass

An expensive situation at Grand Canyon National Park is not behind proposed fee increases at parks across the country, a National Park Service spokesperson tells the GAZETTE. More...

Sheriff’s Daily Dispatch Log

Nov. 10 • Vandalism to a gate was reported from Dogtown Road. • A report of threats was taken on Morningstar Lane. • Loitering was reported from 6th Street. • A landlord/tenant dispute occurred on 10th Street. More...

County Fire Response Report

Nov. 10 to Nov. 16 EMS - 8Fire – 2 Structure, 1 VegetationPublic Assist - 1Auto Collision – 2 The burn ban has been lifted and hazard reduction burning is now allowed under the following conditions: More...

Datebook

DATEBOOK

Friday, Nov. 21 Reformers Unanimous - a free addictions program held at 5005 Frank Wilson Road every Friday evening from 7 to 9 p.m. For more information, call 966-5780 or 966-5542. More...

Sports

Colfax eliminates Mariposa, 28-21  Free Access 

Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014 - 6:55 a.m. - The Colfax Falcons dispatched Mariposa's Grizzlies last night, 28-21, to knock MCHS out of the Sac-Joaquin Section Division V playoffs. More...

Grizzlies corral Amador, march into semi-finals

Mariposa’s defense rose to the occasion last Friday night, shutting down the Amador Buffaloes’ running game to post a 14-7 victory in their second-round Sac- Joaquin Section Division V playoff battle. More...

Lady Grizzlies spike FLC in second round

It’s been quite awhile since Mariposa’s varsity volleyball team climbed into the semi-finals of the Sac-Joaquin Section Division V playoffs, but that’s exactly what the Lady Grizzlies accomplished last Thursday when they dispatched More...

County gas drops below $3/gal.  Free Access 

Friday, Nov. 21, 2014 - 3:10 p.m. - It's official. Local gas prices have edged below $3 a gallon for the first time in close to five years. More...

Thursday rain exceeded forecast  Free Access 

Friday, Nov. 21, 2014 - 3 p.m. - With .28 inches of rain recorded in town on Thursday evening, the day's storm total turned out to be double the forecast amount. More...

Hotel fire is cause for Coulterville’s concern

The Nov. 12 blaze that shuttered Coulterville’s Hotel Jeffery has raised a spectre scarier than the old building’s renowned ghosts. More...

Online scams strike locals

Ellen van Beelen, who runs Bytes Computer Repair in town, heard an all-too-common tale from a customer last week. A man was about to fork over $3,000 to a caller who claimed to be a grandchild in trouble, she related. More...

Commentary

Look who is living like the ‘one percent’

CALIFORNIA COMMENTARY

The far left smugly promotes a cartoonish image of upper income individuals as those who enjoy limousines, expensive wine, travel and lavish parties. More...

Letters

Help get cats neutered

I was very pleased to learn that the SPCA of Mariposa County gave a $10,000 grant to Northside Pet Connection for the purpose of spaying and neutering cats in the north county area. There is certainly a great need for this kind of program. More...

McClintock misunderstands

In response to Congressman Tom Mc- Clintock’s letter in the GAZETTE dated Nov. 6, 2014. More...

Hotel owner is grateful

I would like to thank all the firefighters that helped save the Hotel Jeffery and all the furnishings (during the Nov. 12 fire). You all did an awesome job. More...

Milestones

Stop and take a breath

“Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. More...

Thank you

To Soroptimist International: My neighbors and I, along with residents of Bullion and Jones streets, would like to give all of the wonderful businesses and residents that donated candy to the trick-or-treaters on Halloween night a huge thank you. More...

Thank you

The board of directors of the Friends of the Library would like to thank all of the dozens of volunteers who worked diligently from Oct. 2 through Oct. 4 at the semi-annual book sale at the library. More...

Inside Education

Pioneer donates to MES

Mariposa Elementary School students and faculty recently received a donation from Pioneer Market based on a percentage of the receipts that are saved and returned to the store. More...

Twins take over

Woodland Elementary School recently had “Twin Day” at the school. Students as well as teachers participated in the dress-up day. More...

Students of the Week

Student of the Week More...

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