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Latest rainfall gets Mariposa off to good start  Free Access 

Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2015, 3:50 p.m. - The latest storm dumped another three-quarters of an inch on Mariposa earlier in the week. More...

Lady Grizzlies open playoffs next Tuesday  Free Access 

Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015 - 9:52 a.m. - Mariposa's Lady Grizzly volleyball squad will open the Sac-Joaquin Section Division V playoffs next Tuesday, Nov. 10, when they host Rio Vista. More...

Deputy Mirelez receives standing ovation at game

  MCHS head football coach and probation officer Ryan Oliphant, at left, presents a Mariposa Grizzly football jersey to Deputy Rudy Mirelez at last Friday night’s home football game. More...

State mandates that JCF building must be replaced

District opts for $55,000 feasibility study

When John C. Fremont Hospital was built in 1951, it wasn’t earthquakes that scared people. It was nuclear bombs. “They built this hospital like a bomb shelter,” said Lorna Coci, public relations coordinator for John D. More...

Community spirit flows to support Mirelez

The community has stepped up in major fashion to assist and support injured Deputy Rudy Mirelez and his family with their medical expenses and family bills, and there are plenty of them.  More...

Local News

Flu shots available now for residents

With flu season just around the corner, public health officials are urging residents of Mariposa County to get their shots.  Despite the cancellation of two clinics last week, the Mariposa County Health Department officials say there will be flu More...

Black and White Ball steps off this Saturday

John C. Fremont Hospital Foundation’s 34th Annual Black and White Ball will be held the evening of Saturday, Nov. 7. The event will start at 5:30 p.m. and will be held at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds in the Sequoia Building More...

SHERIFFS’ REPORT

Oct. 26 • A harassment report was taken on Bull Pine Road. • Trespassing was reported from 5th Street. • A loitering complaint was received from Highway 140. • Vandalism was reported on Triangle Road. More...

Milestones

Card of Thanks

The Mariposa Crafters would like to express our appreciation for the community’s support for the past 30 years. We will no longer be holding our annual Christmas Boutique at the Mariposa VFW Hall due to circumstances beyond our control. More...

Marriage Announcement

Julia Christine Allen, 23, of Mariposa married Mason Lee Rodman, 29, of Fresno on Oct. 17, 2015. The ceremony was held at Vista Ranch and Cellars in Planada and was officiated by the bride’s uncle, Andrew Allen. More...

Baptist Church invites all to Thanksgiving meal

First Baptist Church in Mariposa is hosting a community Thanksgiving dinner Friday, Nov. 20 at 6 p.m. in Building A at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds.  More...

Sports

Grizzlies outgunned by Ripon Christian

Knights pile up 550 yards of offense

The Mariposa County High School football squad was down only 13-8 at the intermission, but visiting Ripon Christian’s defense stiffened, and the Knights (7-2, 4-2 in the Southern League) cruised to a 27-8 victory Oct. More...

Lady Grizzlies share crown

MCHS spikers look forward to playoffs

The Mariposa County High School volleyball team won at least a share of the Southern League championship after dispatching Orestimba, 3-0.  “It was exciting. Senior night is kind of emotional. More...

Battling for control

Blake Atkins of Mariposa County High School, right, clashes with a Le Grand opponent Oct. 26 in Mariposa. The Grizzlies lost 5-2. Morgan Hughes and Devon Ackerman-James scored for the Grizzlies. More...

St. Joseph's Catholic Church honors veterans  Free Access 

Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2015, 1:25 p.m. - St. Joseph's Catholic Church had a barbecue feast during its Veterans Day Celebration on Wednesday. More...

Lady Grizzlies wallop Rio Vista 3-0 in volleyball  Free Access 

Nov. 11, 2015, 10:50 a.m. - Mariposa County High School advanced in the Sac-Joaquin Section playoffs after shutting down Rio Vista 3-0. More...

Grizzlies maul out-manned Le Grand 58-12  Free Access 

Monday, Nov. 9, 2015 - 3:10 p.m. The Mariposa County High School football team punched its ticket to the playoffs by mauling the Le Grand Bulldogs 58-12 last Friday. More...

Finally . . . rain drenches County

The storm that brought smiles to everyone’s face Sunday night and Monday dumped more than two inches of rain in Mariposa and more than a foot of snow in the Sierra Nevada.  But it’s not the much-anticipated El Niño that brought the s More...

Youngster lauds those who serve with flags

It’s all about honoring people who help others. That’s the goal that 14- year-old Jaq Quinn has. He is in his fifth year as a member of the Hornitos 4- H club, and he has worked hard on getting his 4-H Emerald Star Project. More...

Two are jailed after syringes discovered

Two young adults were jailed Oct. 30 after Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a report of a suspicious male and female in a parking lot on 6th St. More...

Commentary

It's the Report Card Most Legislators Don't Want You to See

California Commentary

Like inattentive students who dread having their parents see their unsatisfactory grades, most members of the California Legislature would just as soon not have their constituents see the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association Legislative Report Card do More...

Letters

Drivers speed through Bear Valley

This is the second letter that I have written about speeders in Bear Valley.  I have noticed lately that there are local school buses that are speeding as well as logging trucks, not to mention others and again some of the locals are guilty of i More...

Great lunches at Senior Center

Are you aware that the Senior Activity Center offers delicious lunches five days a week? More...

Card of Thanks

It’s with great appreciation and gratitude that we recognize the many individuals, organizations, and businesses that supported the barbecue benefit dinner held Oct. 24 in support of the family of Sheriff Deputy Rudy Mirelez:  More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Elizabeth A. (Betty) Stonum

Elizabeth Ann Griek Stonum passed away in Mariposa on Oct. 28 after a brief illness.  More...

Allen James Columbro

Allen James Columbro, a beloved husband, father, brother and uncle, succumbed to his battle with cancer  Oct. 14, 2015.  Allen was born July 8, 1955 to Ruby and Charles Columbro in Santa Rosa. More...

Donna May (Rummel) Nicholson

Donna May (Rummel) Nicholson, a long-time resident of Mariposa and Livingston, died Oct. More...

Inside Education

Students get into Halloween spirit

Jhovanny Gonzalez, third from right, Ashylyn Appling and Alejandro Arriaga, at right, participated in the Mariposa Elementary School Halloween Parade last Friday. More...

MCHS reaches out with funds for deputy

Mariposa County High School recently donated $1,024 to the Rudy Mirelez Recovery Fund. The funds were raised as part of the Oct. 9 Grizzly football game. More...

Merced College offers $1,000 scholarships for Mariposa students

Graduates of Mariposa County High School who are attending Merced College may be eligible for $1,000 scholarship awards through the Merced College Foundation.  More...

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