July 21, 2016 RSS feed / Local News

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Reader William Alsup took this photo of rainbow over the Sierra Nevada range. Do you have a photo for this weekly feature? If so, email it to greg@mariposagazette.com. More...

Mariposa County Fire Response Log

July 11- July 17 EMS - 13 Fires - 3 Public Assists - 2 Auto Collisions - 0 More...

Reading, art will be featured during event

There will be a free Mariposa Reads event at the end of this month. On Saturday, July 30 between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. there will be another free Mariposa Reads event at Chocolate Soup’s secret garden. More...

Jazz, contemporary will be featured during Music on the Green this week

Free concerts are Friday, Saturday in Mariposa

Music on the Green, the local summer concert series, continues this week with free concert performances by The Trespassers and the GrassKickers. More...

Talents on display at recent Photography Fest

The talents of several photographers were on display in Mariposa recently. The Sierra Artists’ Gallery sponsored Photography Fest, an event bringing together the artistic talents of photographers in Mariposa and the surrounding areas. More...

Health department comes under microscope of County grand jury

The 2015-16 Mariposa County Grand Jury recently concluded its session and issued a lengthy report. The grand jury serves as a watchdog group over local government entities and operates under the auspices of the California Superior Court. More...

Visitor center is now open seven days a week

Visitors to Mariposa will now have the ability to learn more about this area on any day of the week. The Mariposa Chamber of Commerce’s Visitor Center will be open seven days a week, year-round. More...

Coulterville CAP Cadet Robert DeBolt receives General Billy Mitchell Award

Civil Air Patrol Squadron 50 has announced that Cadet 2nd Lieutenant Robert DeBolt achieved the Billy Mitchell Award on June 9. More...

Mariposa County Sheriff’s Daily Log

July 11 - There was a report of a suspicious vehicle on Brooks Road. • Deputies investigated found property on Highway 49 North. • A petty theft incident was investigated on Mt. Ophir Road. More...

Grant researching workshop coming to County library

Discover the basics of grants and funding at free seminar

Non-profit organizations, individuals and professionals are invited to attend a free workshop to learn the basics of researching grants and corporate funding on the Foundation Center Online Directory, which is available at no cost to the public on co More...

New local festival in works, volunteers now being sought

A new event is coming to Mariposa this October. The inaugural Mariposa Go West Festival is scheduled for Oct. 1 and will feature a variety of activities. The event will celebrate the gold rush days of the late 1800s. More...

Hear him roar

Matt Foraker (left) was named 2016 Lion of the Year by the Mariposa Lions Club. More...

IN BRIEF...

Photo club offering fair entry help The Mariposa Photo Club will hold one fair photo entry workshop this year that’s open to the public. More...

During noxious weed week, locals are asked to help solve the problem

They’re out there… They are waiting to pounce and move…on the tire of your car, lawn mower or ranch equipment, in the mud on your hiking shoes, in the soil of the plant you give to a friend, in the hay you bring in for your livest More...

Local man turns 101, continues to savor each day of life he’s given

Hanna, a World War II veteran, takes things one day at a time

The 100th birthday of the National Park Service was recently celebrated, and the 100th graduation of Mariposa County High School was also recently celebrated. More...

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