July 21, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Deputies nab three burglars

Mariposa County Sheriff’s Deputies have arrested three men in connection with four separate burglaries. Two of the men were in involved in a burglary in Hunter’s Valley. More...

SilverTip developer files bankruptcy

The Pasadena-based developer that has planned a 137-room resort and conference center at Fish Camp for the past decade filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection last week.  The move by PacificUS Real Estate Group was not unexpected. More...

Local News

‘Tough Enough to Wear Pink’

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Helping hands

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Odd Fellows fry catfish in La Grange

It's finally summertime and the catfish are jumpin' in La Grange. It's time for the fourth annual Catfish Dinner, Saturday Aug. 6 from 4 to 7 p.m. More...

Letters

Agrees with ban

I have to agree with the ban on the pesticides containing the anti-coagulant rodent poisons. These have gone beyond their original purpose of getting rid of unwanted rodents. More...

Sierra Lifestyles

Correa doesn’t let AMD stop her from loving life

Jerri Correa is a very busy lady. She travels extensively, participates in community groups and activities and volunteers when help is needed. More...

Cookin' in the Country

WILD Blueberries

One of the best ways to get more of nature’s healthiest superfoods into your daily diet is to “think frozen.” Frozen fruits and vegetables retain their nutritional value just as well as fresh. More...

Inside Education

Legion post honors first award winners

On July 6, American Legion Post 567 honored Emily Dayhoff and Kevin Shenk as the first recipients of the American Legion School Award. More...

Marsden receives Golden Apple award

The Mariposa County Arts Council congratulates Les Marsden, Mariposa Symphony Orchestra Founder/Conductor, on being awarded the "Golden Apple Award." The Golden Apple is an annual award from the Mariposa Madera County Charter of the Association of Ca More...

Day Camper of the Week

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Three die in plunge over Vernal Fall

Three visitors are presumed dead after plunging over 317-foot Vernal Fall in Yosemite National Park Tuesday afternoon at approximately 1:30 p.m.  Hormiz David, a 22-year old male from Modesto, Ninos Yacoub, a 27-year old male from Turlock, and R More...

REPRESENTATION

New districts may cut Valley ties

New legislative and congressional districts appear likely to reshape the way Mariposa County is represented in Washington, D.C. More...

ANNUAL REPORT

Grand Jury finds big troubles

The 2010-11 Mariposa County Grand Jury has issued its final report for the year, and in it are some scathing findings and recommendations for the embattled Lake Don Pedro Community Services District (LDPCSD). The report was published last week.  More...

Parks and Rec proposes new fees

The Mariposa County Department of Parks and Recreation is trying to bridge what could be a wide budget gap. Part of that effort includes a new fee schedule for the use of parks and related facilities all over Mariposa County. More...

For the Record

From the Archives

(The following items are taken from the archived files of the MARIPOSA GAZETTE & MINER.)   10 Years Ago  More...

Sheriff’s Daily Dispatch Log

July 11: •Deputies responded to a domestic dispute on Old Highway. •Someone could see fire on Harris Cutoff Road. •A malnourished horse was on Oak Road. •An out of control juvenile was reported on Pinecrest Drive. More...

Radanovich publishes new book

Former U.S. Congressman George Radanovich, who served eight terms in the U.S. House of Representatives until retiring in 2010, today announced the release of his new book, The New World Order is the Old World Order.  More...

Commentary

Public Health Notes The epidemic continues

In June, two Mariposa children were diagnosed with Whooping Cough (Pertussis). More...

Datebook

Friday, July 22

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

Saturday, July 23

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

Sunday, July 24

Alcoholics Anonymous - 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. at the fellowship hall at Pioneer Village, Highways 140 and 49 South, 966-3110.  Griefshare - at New Life Christian Fellowship from 9 to 10:15 a.m. Free, call 966-7734 for information.  More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Kay Folsom Mickel

Kay Folsom Mickel of Mariposa died Wednesday, July 13, at home from complications related to ovarian cancer.  More...

Francis O. Pierce

Francis O. Pierce, known as Webb to his friends, went to be with the Lord on July 15 after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease.  More...

Anne Owen

Anne Owen, 72, passed away on July 14, in Fresno, from complications of Multiple Sclerosis. She was born the youngest of five children to Charles F. Whiston and Estelle Reed on Nov. 26, 1939.  More...

Sports

MGYSL

Local all-stars to compete for title

With a second place finish in the CCASA Regional Qualifying Tournament in Clovis earlier this month, the Mariposa Girls’ Youth Softball (MGYSL) U-10 all-star team qualified to compete in the California State Games that will be held in San Diego More...

Relay teams get swim honors

The Marlins’ Swim Team recognizes the members of two relay teams as its swimmers of the week for their performances at the tri-meet against Kerman and Atwater that was held on July 9. More...

UC Merced announces its inaugural fall sports schedules

The first varsity sporting event on the University of California, Merced, campus will take place Sept. 22, when the Golden Bobcats host Pacific Union College in women’s volleyball. More...

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