June 2, 2016 RSS feed / Local News

Voters head to polls for Tuesday primary

Voters in Mariposa County will head to the polls on Tuesday where two contested races are on tap for county supervisor slots.  In District 5, incumbent Mariposa County Board of Supervisors Chairman John Carrier will face off against newcomer Mil More...

Selling her wares

Ann Harris was one of many who had tents set up at the Art and Wine event on Saturday afternoon at the Courthouse lawn in Mariposa. Harris was selling mugs which she had painted flowers onto. More...

Mariposa County Sheriff ’s Daily Log

May 23 • Petty theft was investigated on Silva Road. • A cat was reportedly stuck in a vent on Arbolada Drive in Lake Don Pedro. • An arrest was made following a report of verbal abuse on Martin Road. More...

Basket-making to be featured during presentation at museum in Mariposa

Basket-making will be featured during a demonstration at the Mariposa Museum and History Center.  Julia Parker will be the presenter at the event which is set for 2 p.m. More...

Planned biomass plant receives major grant

A proposed biomass power generating plant received a financial shot in the arm last week.  The Mariposa Biomass Project, a non-profit corporation, was awarded a $244,080 grant from the U.S. More...

Public comments sought about changes in forest management

The U.S. Forest Service is releasing the draft environmental impact statement (EIS) and draft forest plans for the Inyo, Sequoia and Sierra national forests.  More...

Sign of the times

The Mariposa County Visitor Center was the scene of a celebration on Wednesday, May 25, when the welcome sign at the Chamber location was unveiled. The sign was blown down during a wind storm. More...

Homelessness and pets topic at Rotary meeting

If someone said that you and your dog had a great connection, that would be good. More...

Your photos

This colorful photo was submitted by reader Leslie Brenner. Do you have a photo for this weekly feature? If so, email it to greg@mariposagazette.com. More...

Summer Sausage Fest tickets are now on sale

The 2016 Mariposa Summer Fest Sausage and Suds Sampler will be June 25 at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds.  The event will be from 4-7 p.m. More...

Supervisor Kevin Cann to speak during Dem meeting

The Mariposa Democratic Club has announced Kevin Cann, Supervisor for District 4, will be featured at their June 11 meeting.  The meeting starts at 9:45 a.m. at Miner’s Roadhouse. Persons can come at 9 a.m. More...

JCF Foundation board seeks members

The John C Fremont Hospital Foundation Board of directors is seeking new members.  Open positions include treasurer, secretary (minutes and agenda), fundraising and open board seats.  Anyone interested in being on the board can call 966- 4 More...

Energy efficiency is target of home program approved by supervisors

Mariposa County residents now have access to a statewide program to help pay for improvements on their homes. By a unanimous vote last week, the Mariposa County Board of Supervisors approved participation in the HERO PACE program. More...

Music on the Green kicks off this week

Music on the Green kicks off this weekend in Mariposa.  Now in its 25th year, the free summer concert series, sponsored by The Mariposa County Arts Council and its sponsors will open with a weekend of electric blues.  Soul Galaxy kicks it o More...

BMW Motorcycle club rallies at fairgrounds

Track builder has a deep love for bikes, 49er Rally

The BMW Motorcycle Club of Northern California held its annual 49er Rally, which was in Mariposa for yet another year. The 49er Rally is typically the first BMW motorcycle rally of the summer. More...

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