November 7, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Anthem Blue Cross grants brief extension on health policies  Free Access 

Tuesday, Nov.12, 2013 - As turmoil over terminated health insurance policies continues across the nation, Anthem Blue Cross of California on Tuesday became the latest company to grant a brief extension to some of its customers. More...

Community observes Veterans Day  Free Access 

Mariposa Elementary School hosted its 19th-annual Veterans Day event on Thursday, Nov. 7, bringing together teachers, schoolchildren, veterans, law enforcement and local officials. More...

Burglars strike three residences in Bear Valley

Burglars, also referred to as “scrappers” by local law enforcement, took their trick-or-treating to the extreme at three residential locations in Bear Valley late last week.  More...

Deputies intercept contraband delivery

Working on insider formation, Mariposa County deputies intercepted a contraband delivery to the California Department of Correction (CDC) facility at Mount Bullion last Saturday night.  More...

Park honors veterans

Yosemite National Park is offering free admission to the public this Saturday, Nov. 9 through Monday, Nov. More...

Local News

Benefit will help ranchers rocked by fire

For decades, the natural water sources and abundant vegetation of Stanislaus National Forest have served as ideal grazing land for grassfed cattle in the summer months.  About 4,000 cows were ranging there when the Rim Fire ignited on August 17. More...

Sheriff’s Daily Dispatch Log

Oct. 28: • A call reporting a sparking transformer was received from Fournier Road. • A female subject was screaming on Circle Drive. • A call reporting a downed cow was received from Bear Valley Road. More...

County Fire Response Report

Oct. 28 through Nov. 3, 2013  EMS - 7 Fire – 2 Public Assist - 2 Auto Collision – 1   More...

Datebook

DATEBOOK

Friday, Nov. 8   Books Galore! at the Mariposa County Library, sponsored by the Friends of the Library from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.  More...

Sports

Grizzlies close out Gustine, 42-7, playoffs loom  Free Access 

Saturday, Nov. 9, 2012 - Mariposa's Grizzlies polished off their regular season last night in Gustine with a convincing 42-7 Southern Athletic League victory over the Reds. More...

Grizzlies earn first round bye and home playoff clash  Free Access 

Monday, Nov. 11, 2013 - The Mariposa Grizzlies have earned a first round bye in the Sac-Joaquin Section, Division V football playoffs. More...

Ladies Grizzlies bounced out of playoffs  Free Access 

Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013 - Mariposa's varsity girls' volleyball team was dispatched from the Sac-Joaquin Section playoffs last night when it was whipped by Escalon, 3-0. More...

Inside Education

Red Ribbon Week winners receive awards

Woodland Elementary School recently celebrated Red Ribbon Week from Oct. 23 to Oct. 31. More...

4-Hers receive recognition during achievement night

Mariposa County 4-H clubs held their annual achievement night on Sunday, Oct. More...

Paramedic trainees pass with flying colors

The Mariposa County Fire Department Emergency Medical Technician Training Program recently graduated 28 students from its 2013 Emergency Medical Technician program. More...

McClintock proposes Yosemite logging  Free Access 

Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013 - Rep. Tom McClintock has introduced a bill that would let timber companies salvage Yosemite National Park trees singed by the Rim Fire. Several environmental groups have responded with alarm to the proposal. More...

Wearing Your Smartphone – Not Too Smart?  Free Access 

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Youth football Superbowl hits town  Free Access 

Friday, Nov. 8, 2013 - The Superbowl youth football event may have brought 6,000 or more players and family members to Mariposa last weekend. Local merchants are thankful for the traffic. More...

For these warriors, friendship endures

Veterans Day is Monday, Nov. 11. Today, on Thursday, Nov. More...

Gomes vows run for District 3

Bryant Gomes is declaring his run for the Mariposa County District 3 Board of Supervisors seat. This is a seat Janet Bibby has held for many years. “She is not seeking re-election, and it will be an honor to follow her.”  More...

Commentary

Blue State Lawmakers Make Taxpayers Blue

CALIFORNIA COMMENTARY

The terms “Blue State” and “Red State” were coined about a dozen years ago by journalist Tim Russert and were based on the colored maps being used by the television networks to graphically display presidential election results More...

Letters

Scolds McClintock

Tom McClintock is a terrible representative for this district. In his most recent speech to the House (Oct. More...

Praises AB 1266

When is a law that protects students a bad law? When the far right doesn’t agree with who is being protected, that's when. More...

Park plan needs changes

The ad hoc Yosemite For Everyone group is protesting the current Park Service proposed draft master plans.  More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Egon Walter Mueller

Egon Walter Mueller, 90, died on Nov. 1, 2013, at his ranch home in Mariposa surrounded by his loving family.  More...

Shirley C. Paul

The family of Shirley C. Paul is sad to announce her passing on Oct. 21, 2013. More...

Nancy Lee Davies

Nancy Davies was born on Nov. 10, 1940 in Merced to Carl and Evelyn Yanish. She passed away on Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013 in Merced.  More...

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