November 4, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Thousands expected for Superbowl

Town will be buzzing this weekend when as many as 6,000 people converge on Mariposa for the Trans Valley Youth Football League Superbowl. The event returns to Mariposa after its resounding success last fall.   More...

Mankins returns to the football field

Cathey’s Valley native and New England Patriot Logan Mankins returned to the field this week after a contract dispute had kept him out of action all season. According to the Associated Press, Mankins reported to practice on Tuesday.   More...

Local News

Park waives fees

In celebration of Veterans’ Day, Yosemite National Park, and all other national park sites across the country, will offer free admission Thursday, Nov. More...

SDA School honors veterans

The community is invited to join the Mariposa Seventh-day Adventist School in honoring veterans with an assembly, chime performance and parade with the Mariposa County High School marching band. It will take place on Thursday, Nov. More...

MID conducts recreation use study

The Merced Irrigation District is conducting a recreational use study to better understand the user needs and experiences of the Merced River Trail, the former Yosemite Valley Railroad right of way.   More...

Letters

DSA needs help for kids

It may seem early to you, but it’s time to start thinking about the gift of giving for the holiday season. The annual Shop with a Cop and Kops for Kids programs are just around the corner. More...

CAL FIRE offers home heating safety tips

Madera-Mariposa-Merced Acting Unit Chief Bill Hodson would like to remind the public that with the season of winter upon us all home-heating equipment should be inspected. More...

Public Health Notes

Haiti in the time of cholera

The set-up was there. In April, when I was in Haiti with a medical team, this is what I saw: people living in tents pitched on the street, on sidewalks, in city parks throughout the capital. More...

Cookin' in the Country

BITE-SIZE D SEASONA L S

SEASONA L S   When you’re making your holiday lists and checking them twice, make sure they include some   crowd-pleasing recipes that are   flavorful and easy to prepare.   More...

Sports

Lady Grizzlies conquer Hilmar in first round

When junior Calee Perraca’s smash slapped the MCHS gymnasium floor, Mariposa’s varsity volleyball team claimed a 25-20 set and a 3-1 victory over Hilmar’s Yellowjackets Tuesday night. More...

Grizzlies host Golden Sierra in first round of playoffs

Mariposa will host Golden Sierra on Friday, Nov. 12 in the opening round of the Sac-Joaquin Section Division V playoffs. More...

Homecoming showdown set

A share of the Southern Athletic League crown is on the table this Friday night inside Pioneer Market Grizzly Stadium in Mariposa’s homecoming celebration.   The Grizzlies will host archrival Le Grand in both teams’ SAL finalé. More...

Around the County

Electrical problem on shuttle delays launch

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The final launch of space shuttle Discovery has been delayed again, this time because of an electrical problem.   NASA decided early Tuesday evening to bump the liftoff until at least Thursday. More...

CCC holds fund raising dinner

The Coulterville Community Club is holding a fund raising dinner on Saturday night, Nov. 6. It will be in the rear meeting room of the VFW, 5019 Main Street, Coulterville from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. More...

NYC bedbugs scaring off NYC tourists

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City's bedbugs have climbed out of bed and marched into landmarks like the Empire State Building, Bloomingdale's and Lincoln Center, causing fresh anxiety among tourists who are canceling Big Apple vacations planned fo More...

CVCP workshops rescheduled

At their meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 9, the Mariposa County Board of Supervisors approved the following dats for the public workshops for the Cathey’s Valley Community Plan. The first workshop date is Monday, Nov. 15. More...

Hornitos marks All Souls Day tradition

GAZETTE PHOTO BY JILL BALLINGER HUNDREDS OF PEOPLE GATHERED IN HORNITOS FOR THE TRADITIONAL OBSERVANCE OF ALL SOULS DAY ON TUESDAY EVENING. UNSEASONABLY WARM WEATHER MADE THE ANNUAL MARCH TO ST. More...

County bucks state election trends

Mariposa County has once again bucked the state’s major voting trends, both in turnout and political statement. While Californians chose mostly democratic candidates, Mariposa voters stuck with more conservative politicians.   More...

Grizzly Band takes first at Selma and begins fund raising for New York trip

The valley now knows something that local residents have long been aware of. There is a special group of musicians in Mariposa.   More...

Two MCHS students jailed for pot sales

Two Mariposa County High School students were booked on charges of possession of marijuana and paraphernalia and marijuana sales on Oct. 29. Mariposa County Sheriff’s Captain Sterling Cramer said more arrests are imminent.   More...

For the Record

Sheriff’s Dispatch Log

Oct. 25: •Deputies took a theft report in Yosemite Valley. •Officials at John C. Fremont Hospital made a child abuse report. •Waste of game was reported on White Rock Road. •An aggressive dog was loose on Lake View Road.   More...

Mariposa County Fire Department Response log

Monday, Oct. 25 through Sunday, Oct. 31 EMS: 12 Fire: 4 Public assist: 1 Vehicle accident: 0   Spotlight Call of the Week: Friday, Oct. 29; Check burn pile on Coachman Road. Assisted homeowner with extinguishing burn pile on no-burn day. More...

Commentary

Elected Officials

GOVERNOR Arnold Schwarzenegger   (916) 445-2841 1st Floor State Capital Sacramento, CA 95814   STATE SENATOR   14th District   Dave Cogdill   More...

Datebook

Friday, Nov. 5

Books Galore! at the Mariposa County Library, sponsored by the Friends of the Library from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. More...

Saturday, Nov. 6

Alcoholics Anonymous - noon and 7 p.m. at the fellowship hall at Pioneer Village, Highways 140 and 49 South, 966-3110.   Narcotics Anonymous - 7 to 8 p.m. at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church (downstairs). More...

Sunday, Nov. 7

Alcoholics Anonymous - 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. at the fellowship hall at Pioneer Village, Highways 140 and 49 South, 966-3110.   More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Joseph Ashworth

Joseph Ashworth was born to Erwin and Cathryn Ashworth of Yosemite on April 1, 1922. He died in Eugene, Oregon, on Oct. 28.   More...

Henry Jones

Henry Jones was born on Feb. 25, 1929, in Butler, Okla. to the late William Harrison and Arminty Castela (Smith) Jones. He passed away on Oct. 18, in Mariposa at the age of 81. More...

Winnie Gallagher

Winnie Gallagher, a 35- year resident of Mariposa and El Portal, passed away on the evening of Oct. 19 with her family at the Hospice House in Hughson.   Ms. Gallagher worked in Yosemite for almost 30 years.   More...

Inside Education

Homecoming hopefuls

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Class of '70 plans reunion

The Mariposa County High School class of 1970 will be holding its 40th reunion on Nov. 5. This is the first time ever that Mariposa will host the homecoming on campus at the new Pioneer Market Grizzly Stadium.   More...

Acorn schedules family photo day

Acorn Cooperative Preschool will be holding a family photo day on Sunday, Nov. 7 from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Mariposa Arts Park. More...

Friends and Family

SDA Church offers Bible seminars

Have you ever wondered about the times we are living in and what the Bible says in regards to world affairs and what will be happening in the last days. Many churches are testifying they believe the world is indeed living in those last days.   More...

Thank you

The Mariposa Digger volleyball team would like to thank all the parents, relatives, and friends who helped make its serve-a-thon fund raiser and the entire season a huge success. More...

Church plans feast

Every year at this time, as leaves change their colors before falling to the ground, First Baptist Church begins preparations for its annual community Thanksgiving dinner. This year marks the 24th anniversary of the event.   More...

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