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HOMELESS IN MARIPOSA

Does perception skew reality?

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Obamacare impacts local businesses and their employees

Employers and business owners are learning about complicated changes brought about by the federal Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) this autumn.  Not all agree on whether the changes are good or bad. More...

McClintock details evolving views on rights versus security

EXCLUSIVE GAZETTE INTERVIEW

Rep. Tom McClintock made headlines in August when he said leaker Edward Snowden deserved amnesty for revealing widespread domestic spying by the National Security Agency.  More...

Local News

Forest management is matter of local concern

The Rural County Representatives of California (RCRC) and the California State Association of Counties (CSAC) have announced joint support for the enactment of legislation to better manage California’s national forests.  More...

Sheriff’s Daily Dispatch Log

Nov. 4: • A possible prowler was reported from Coakley Circle. • Trespassing was reported on Highway 49 North. • An injured horse was on Allred Road. • A call reporting harassment was received from Sixth Street. More...

Preparing for flu season

Mariposa resident Marilyn Saunders gets a flu shot from nurse Marti Fazio at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds last month. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Wilfred “Bill” Bulik

Wilfred (Bill) Bulik passed away peacefully on Oct. 29, 2013 at his daughter’s home in San Jose. He was preceded in death by his wife of 65 years, Betty Jeanne Graham. More...

William “Bill” Cabezut

William “Bill” Cabezut passed away peacefully at his home in Ukiah on Oct. 26 after a courageous battle with cancer. He was 90.  More...

Bob D. Standlee, Sr.

Bobby Dean Standlee Sr. was born on April 20, 1936 in Fresno. He passed away in his home in Ahwahnee on Sept. More...

Inside Education

Making the right moves

Students at Mariposa Elementary School, under the direction of Lisa Guardino, teamed up recently with Mariposa Jazzercise, Mariposa Martial Arts and the MES Parent Club to hold a dance-a-thon to rais More...

Students show respect

The Sierra Foothill Charter School in Cathey’s Valley dress in yellow every Wednesday during the month of November in their support for the Character Counts! program. More...

Laughs take the stage at high school comedy night

The Mariposa County High School’s drama club will host a one night only event on Nov. 21 at 7 p.m. at the Richard D. More...

Dogs in apparent poisoning improve  Free Access 

Wednesday, Nov. 20 - Three dogs from a Bear Valley home were found near death in an apparent poisoning on Tuesday afternoon. By noon on Wednesday, at least two were expected to fully recover, owner Bryant Gomes said. More...

District announces parent education nights  Free Access 

Friday, Nov. 15 - Mariposa County Unified Schools has announced times and dates for a series of Parent Education Nights next week. More...

Plastic versus paper controversy splits supervisors

Discussion of state legislation that would ban plastic supermarket bags turned into one of the more contentious recent debates among Mariposa County’s board of supervisors this week.  More...

Commentary

Riddle Me This

CALIFORNIA COMMENTARY

Riddle me this: Why do government projects never seem to be completed efficiently, on budget and on time?  More...

Letters

Shutdown’s impact

I would like to suggest a story to come out in the GAZETTE at the end of November or the first part of December on the loss of revenue to our county due to the closure of Yosemite National Park.  More...

WINTER BRINGS HOME FIRE HAZARDS

To help reduce the number of home fires, the Madera-Mariposa-Merced Unit of CAL FIRE is reminding the public that all home-heating equipment should be inspected.  More...

Datebook

DATEBOOK

Friday, Nov. 15   Books Galore! at the Mariposa County Library, sponsored by the Friends of the Library from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.  More...

Entertainment

‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ comes to Sierra Repertory

The Sierra Repertory Theatre is bringing the spirit of the Christmas season to the East Sonora Theater on Mono Way in Sonora with Joe Landry’s live 1940s radio broadcast version of the beloved film ‘It’s A Wonderful Life,’ pla More...

Clay and photography classes are offered to public

The Mariposa County Arts Council is hosting two classes for the public.  A clay for kids class will be held at the Treetop Gallery in Mariposa on Nov. 15, 22, Dec. 6 and 13 from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.  More...

Mariposa Grove trees to get redesign relief

Yosemite National Park has announced the release of the Restoration of the Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias Final Environmental Impact Statement (Mariposa Grove FEIS). More...

Sports

Grizzlies will face Golden Sierra Friday  Free Access 

Monday, Nov. 18, 2013 - Mariposa will host Golden Sierra in the second round of the Sac-Joaquin Section playoffs in Pioneer Market Grizzly Stadium this Friday night at 7 p.m. More...

Grizzlies punish Gustine, poised for playoff run

Mariposa’s running game ran roughshod through the Gustine defense last Friday night, leading the Grizzlies to a 42-7 Southern Athletic League victory.  More...

Outlook is sketchy for waterfowl hunters

It’s November along the Pacific Flyway and recent cooler weather is a harbinger of the fast approaching fall and winter seasons.  To hunters, that means one thing: hunting season is here.  More...

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