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CVCP meeting drags on nine hours

The continuing saga over the Cathey’s Valley Community Plan (CVCP) banked another nine hours of debate on Monday. More...

Appeal ends in Lushmeadows law suit

After several years of legal wrangling, it appears that the fight over paying homeowners’ association dues in Lushmeadows has ended. The California Supreme Court denied the petition for review of the case on Oct. 27.   More...

Holiday changes deadlines

The deadline for classified advertisements for the Nov. 25 edition of the MARIPOSA GAZETTE has been moved to Monday, Nov. 22 at noon to accommodate the holiday. All display advertising and editorial deadlines remain the same. More...

Local News

Spectacular fall splendor

GAZETTE PHOTO BY JILL BALLINGER TREES ALL OVER MARIPOSA COUNTY ARE SHOWING OFF THEIR FALL DISPLAY OF COLOR. More...

Habitat's Pickard updates Rotary Club on project

President of Mariposa Habitat For Humanity Bob Pickard spoke last Thursday with Mariposa Rotarians on the progress of Mariposa's Habitat for Humanity's efforts and progress to date. More...

A Coulterville Christmas

The fun starts early and goes all day in Coulterville on Saturday, Dec. 18. The Coulterville Fire Brigade welcomes Santa Claus at noon, the Community Club puts on its traditional holiday feast from 2 to 5 p.m. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Floyd Fike

Floyd Fike of Raymond died Nov. 11. He was 91.   Mr. More...

Billy Ray Corn

Billy Ray Corn, a life-long resident of Mariposa County, died Oct. 8. He was 27.   More...

Sports

Alumni football changed

A group of Grizzly alumni are practicing to take part in a full contact football game against the alumni of Le Grand High School. The game is set for Saturday, Nov. 20 at noon. It will now be held in Mariposa. More...

Golden Sierra banishes Griz in first round

Golden Sierra brought its ground-pounding offense to Pioneer Market Grizzly Stadium last Friday night, and left with a 27-14 win over Mariposa’s Grizzlies in the first round of the Sac-Joaquin Section, Division IV playoffs.   More...

Bears JV All Stars

Picked by their Peers above are the 2010 bears junior varsity allstars. More...

Around the County

Victim detains two pot pirates

On Saturday, Nov. 6, a resident on Indian Peak Road managed to detain two alleged pot pirates who were attempting to stick their hands in his cookie, or in this case, brownie jar. More...

Sunday sunset

GAZETTE PHOTO BY JILL BALLINGER THE CLOUDS MADE FOR A SPECTACULAR SUNSET ON SUNDAY EVENING. MARIPOSA COUNTY HAS BEEN EXPERIENCING NEARLY PERFECT WEATHER, WITH HIGHS IN THE 70S THIS WEEK. More...

Bear Valley pair arrested for burglary

On Friday, Nov. 5, Mariposa County Sheriff Deputies responded to the area of the Bear Valley Market to investigate a reported residential burglary that was in progress. More...

Driveway saga turns ugly

County retracts offer to help

For nearly a year, Vaden and Beth Savage have been trying to get a failed driveway fixed. They have worked with the Contractors State Licensing Board, an independent arbitrator and Mariposa County, all to no avail.   More...

County partners with CAL FIRE

Mariposa County and CAL FIRE have entered into an partnership to respond to hazardous materials incidents. The agreement is mutually beneficial, and costs the County nothing.   More...

Final election results released

Mariposa County Registrar of Voters, Keith Williams, released the final results report for the Nov. 2 general election Tuesday morning. More...

For the Record

Sheriff’s Dispatch Log

Nov. 8: •Calves were on Old Highway South. •An adult was smoking in a car with juveniles present. •There was a suspicious person on Clouds Rest Road. •A bear was in a yard on Henness Circle.   More...

Letters

A little more civility

In the 60+ odd years since I became a voter this past election has by far been the most virulent, the least informative, the shrillest and the ugliest that I have ever witnessed.   More...

Choose more wisely

Paul Read's letter to the editor last week, "Another Vacation?" is exemplary of what's wrong with the political discussion going on in this nation. It begins with a complete falsehood - the statement that Mr. More...

Patronize local business

Recently, while walking through town it occurred to me the really significant scale of investment and improvement that has taken place during the last few years by local businesses: Savoury’s, The Butterfly Cafe, Pony Expresso, Windows on the More...

Datebook

Friday, Nov. 19

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. 20

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. 21

Alcoholics Anonymous - 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. at the fellowship hall at Pioneer Village, Highways 140 and 49 South, 966-3110.   Rifle/Pistol Range - at the Fish and Game range on Old Highway at 9 a.m. Contact Jeff Ransom at 966- 7222.   More...

Cookin' in the Country

Making Classics Extra-special

The secret to creating a crowd-pleasing holiday spread is combining a healthy helping of tradi tion with a pinch of the new to   showcase beloved holiday flavors.   More...

Inside Education

Let's dance

THE MES PARENT GROUP SPONSORED ITS FIRST ANNUAL DANCE-ATHON ON FRIDAY, NOV. 5. THE SOUND MAN SPUN THE TUNES. LISA GUARDINO FROM MARIPOSA JAZZERCISE LED STUDENTS IN A WARM UP. More...

Babysitting class offered at NLCF

New Life Christian Fellowship will host the S.E.C.U.R.E Babysitting class on Nov. 20 at 9 a.m. Babysitting can be a way for youth to earn money. More...

MMS honors veterans

MARIPOSA MIDDLE SCHOOL HAS STARTED A NEW TRADITION. STUDENTS HAVE LISTED VETERANS FROM THEIR FAMILY AND THESE LISTS WERE POSTED UNDER THE MILITARY BRANCHES THOSE VETERANS SERVED IN. More...

Friends and Family

CSS Thanksgiving

The members of the Christian Science Society of Mariposa invite the community to join them in celebrating Thanksgiving Day and giving thanks for all the blessings everyone enjoys. More...

Community service set for Thanksgiving

To express thankfulness for God’s gracious bounty to everyone and the privilege of living in a free and prosperous country, the Mariposa County Ministerial Fellowship is offering a community service of Thanksgiving on Wednesday Nov. More...

Thank you

Thanks to all my parents and kids for working so hard on our White Werewolves team. You guys are awesome, and I had a great time coaching and playing soccer with you this season. More...

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