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June 23, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

MONUMENTAL VISIT

President Obama, family pay visit to Yosemite

Preserving national parks. That was the theme this past weekend from President Barack Obama as he and his family spent time in Yosemite National Park. It was the first time since 1962 that a sitting U.S. President visited Yosemite. More...

Doug Chappell newest school board member

A new school board member was recently appointed. Following the resignation of District 1 board member Joe Rabon, Mariposa County Unified School District (MCUSD) officials recently invited applications from eligible candidates for the vacant seat. More...

Local News

New assistant DA loves her job

Nancy Wong loves practicing law. In Mariposa County. “I love Mariposa,” said Wong, who was recently hired as a deputy district attorney for the Mariposa County District Attorney’s Office. More...

Your photos

Mariposa County resident William Alsup submitted this photo he took at Mono Lake. Do you have a photo for this weekly feature? If so, email it to greg@mariposagazette.com. More...

Community BBQ slated in Basin

The annual All-Community BBQ is scheduled for Sunday, June 28 in Ponderosa Basin. The event is presented by the Ponderosa Basin Chapel, 5611 Creel Road. Worship service will be held outdoors starting at 10 a.m. with the BBQ beginning at 11. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Phyllis Lambert

Phyllis “Hettie” Lambert journeyed to her beloved Hap on June 11, 2016. She was 93. More...

Lenore R. Caudill

Formerly of Mariposa, Lenore Caudill passed away on June 15, 2016 in Sunnyvale, Calif., at the age of 92. Born Nov. 17, 1923 in Portsmouth Ohio, she resided for many years in Mariposa with her late husband, James Edsel “Press” Caudill. More...

Sherie C. McGrath

On Sunday, June 19 the world lost a beautiful woman. Death has its own plan and schedule and is never easy for those left behind. More...

Inside Education

Group works with school district to promote healthy teen relationships

A local violence prevention organization is hoping to make a difference with the youth of Mariposa. More...

Greeley Hill graduation was a joyous occasion

For each of the eighth grade graduates and their families at Greeley Hill Elementary, the commencement ceremony on Thursday, June 9 was a joyous occasion. More...

Don’t stop the music

From left, Gail Vanderslik and Chuck Kendall present Sierra Dearing with a $500 scholarship on behalf of Mariposa Community Chorus. More...

Breaking News - 11:16 AM

FEELING THE HEAT: Mariposa, rest of region brace for ultra-hot weather; officials urge caution  Free Access 

Temperatures are expected to climb this week, but officials are offering advice to help Mariposans to not sweat the heat. More...

Officials searching for missing man  Free Access 

A search is currenty underway for a missing Mariposa County man. More...

School bond will be on ballot this November

It’s official. The Mariposa County Unified School District board of trustees will place a bond measure on the November ballot. The board agreed to move forward with the process during the June 16 board meeting. More...

Burning ban now in effect

It was inevitable. Even though there have been steady rains in Mariposa County this winter and spring, drought conditions continue. Because of that, CAL FIRE officials have suspended all burn permits for outdoor residential burning. More...

Letters

No need for convoy on steroids

For those of you that had the unpleasant experience Sunday in Mariposa of watching a caravan of speeding cars and vans being led by California Highway Patrol motorcycles, all were driving so fast as to scare the general public of Mariposa. More...

Why are the bills going up?

Editor, We have lived in Mariposa for 14 years now and the MPUD was charging us $45 a month back then, but for some reason when I ask why our bill was more than other residents, they told me that we live on commercial property so our rates are more. More...

Milestones

‘Grace’ful acceptance

Grace Cassady, left, daughter of Dan and Cari Cassady, receives the 2016 Msgr. Francis E. Walsh scholarship from St. Joseph’s pastor, Stephen Bulfer. This scholarship is in memory of the St. More...

Local dancers to perform during event set in Merced

Mariposa Academy of Performing Arts will present scenes from the Ballet “Paquita” at Merced College Theater on Saturday, June 25 at 2 p.m. More...

Card of Thanks

The Mariposa Grizzlies Boosters would like to express their appreciation for everyone’s generosity and continued support of Sober Grad Night. More...

Sports

Standing in the Hall of Fame, the world’s gonna know your name

1979 softball, 2005 football, Virgil Mullis, JC McNally headline latest crop of Grizzlies to enter MCHS Hall of Fame

The fantastic food and the chance to socialize were great parts of Saturday evening’s Mariposa County High School Grizzly Hall of Fame Dinner, but perhaps the greatest part of the evening was the chance to recognize so many contributors to the More...

Coach reflects on career, 2005 football

The 2005 Mariposa County High School football team might be the best team in school history. The team became the fifth football team to be inducted into the Grizzly Hall of Fame. More...

Trap team is on the mark at state

The talent found in small town Mariposa was on display at the state trap shooting tournament at the Stockton Trap and Skeet Club over Father’s Day weekend. More...

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