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Metal thieves are targeting stock panels

Metal thieves, more commonly referred to as “scrappers,” are targeting expensive stock panels on rural ranches in Mariposa County, and thanks to Prop. More...

Sierra Meadows golf complex gets reprieve

Sierra Meadows Country Club and Golf Course, which was scheduled to close on Dec. More...

Local News

TOPS donates to Kops for Kids

Members of TOPS CA 1369 of Mariposa once again supported the Kops for Kids program by donating a large array of toys from the annual TOPS Christmas party at the home of Elaine Parrish on Tuesday, Dec More...

Sheriff’s Daily Dispatch Log

Dec. 15 • A report of harassment was received from Dogtown Road in Coulterville. • A landlord/tenant dispute occurred on Highway 140 in Midpines. • A resident on Live Oak Road reported a scam. More...

Master Gardeners name award winners

Ingrid Angelini has been named Mariposa Master Gardener of the Year for her many contributions to the University of California-affiliated volunteer organization.  Angelini created the wall-size display for the Mariposa County Fair, which showed More...

Datebook

DATEBOOK

Friday, Dec. 26   Reformers Unanimous - a free addictions program held at 5005 Frank Wilson Road every Friday evening from 7 to 9 p.m. For more information, call 966-5780 or 966-5542.  More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Herbert “Herb” Emil Gloor

Herbert “Herb” Emil Gloor, 86, of Mariposa, passed quietly and peacefully in the afternoon of Dec. More...

Aaron Michael Troy

Aaron Michael Troy was born in Buffalo, N.Y. on Sept. 15, 1973 and unexpectedly departed this life on Sunday, Nov. More...

Inside Education

Caroling in Hornitos

On Sunday, Dec. 14, the Hornitos 4-H Club went Christmas caroling in the town of Hornitos. Pictured here are the 4-H carolers on their one-horse open wagon right before they left to go caroling. More...

4-H members celebrate Christmas

Cathey’s Valley 4-H members, shown here with Santa, celebrated Christmas at the group’s annual holiday party on Dec. 13 at McCay Hall in Cathey’s Valley. More...

Strike up the band

Led by director Rod Fiester, Mariposa County High School’s Grizzly Band performed its annual fall concert on Dec. 16. More...

‘Kops’ event is biggest ever

Good Christmas cheer was in no short supply at last week’s Kops for Kids event at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds.  There was no shortage of toys, either. More...

High-speed chase results in rollover, but officer escapes

A Merced motorist driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol led a CHP officer in a high-speed chase on Saturday that nearly resulted in disaster for the local patrolman.  More...

Little Lucas born on way to hospital

Little Lucas Araque entered the world the old-fashioned way—without the support of a modern birthing room.  Less than one percent of American moms fail to make it to the hospital on time, statistics show.  Today, parents Rachelle and More...

Commentary

The Ever Shrinking Homeowners Exemption

CALIFORNIA COMMENTARY

During the holidays, most Californians are focused on their homes. This is the time when homeowners – and renters too – are decorating and extending hospitality to friends and neighbors. More...

Letters

Cheap shot

To the coward who shot my little dog in the back with a .22 rifle on Wednesday, Nov. 26: I’ve got you in my sights.  Patch will survive, thanks to Dr. Greg Ritter and his caring staff.  Marlene Burke   More...

Budget is bad news

Corporate interests invested huge sums of money in the last election, and now they are receiving their first payoff.  More...

Two heroes for children

Janet Mankins-Bibby and Dr. Charles Mosher were instrumental in establishing the Mariposa County First 5 Commission 15 years ago and are two of the original commissioners. More...

Milestones

Thank you

Mariposa County Farm Bureau would like to thank the following sponsors for their recent donations to our annual dinner and fundraiser on Oct. More...

Thank you

I wish to express my deep appreciation to those who have offered such kindness, support, and messages of sympathy of comfort at this time.  I especially want to thank Dana Nolen, Dr. Joseph Rogers and the nurses and support staff of John C. More...

Thank you

As many of us know, 4-H, FFA and independent youth work hard to raise their animals for the Mariposa County Fair. They show great care and devotion with the animals that they bring to the fair. More...

Sports

Grizzlies edge Bullfrogs, 52-50  Free Access 

Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2014 - 10:30 a.m. - Mariposa's varsity basketball squad tipped Bret Harte's Bullfrogs last night in a non-league hoops contest, 52-50. More...

Grizzlies split non-league pair

Last week, Mariposa’s varsity basketball squad split a pair of nonleague contests prior to opening competition on Monday in the prestigious Mesa Verde Small School Challenge tournament.  Last Friday, the Grizzlies fell to perennial powerh More...

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