March 19, 2015 RSS feed / Letters

In defense of Walter

I was appalled to read the article (“Merchants mull homeless crisis,” March 12) regarding the homeless, or apparently only Walter, as the article focused on him and barely touched on the subject of other homeless people living in town.&nb More...

Open Arms is a necessity

Homelessness is increasing everywhere, not just in Mariposa.  More...

Put homeless to work

We just read article (“Bulging number of homeless here may exceed Oakhurst’s,” Feb. 5) on the homeless situation. More...

Let’s grab L.A.’s water

We should study the feasibility of bringing Colorado River water to the San Joaquin Valley.  We could reverse polarity on the pumps in the South Valley and build a pipeline to the San Luis Dam and fill that reservoir, then extend the pipeline no More...

Cann needs to apologize

It is understandable why the public is reluctant to show interest in Mariposa County government or to offer opinions on subjects pertinent to the use of county funds.  Current action by Supervisor Kevin Cann on an agenda item verifies the insens More...

Yosemite is a bargain

First, for full disclosure, I am a retired National Park Service employee, but not self-loathing and I speak for myself alone.  I have read several letters to the editor in the GAZETTE regarding raising the entrance fees at Yosemite.  More...

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