August 4, 2016 RSS feed / Local News

CostaLivos will host local event for Habitat

The public is invited to taste Mariposa’s own Mountain Gold Olive Oil on Thursday, Aug. 11, between the hours of 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. More...

Darrah School and park closed because of danger from trees, reopening date unknown

Tree mortality is impacting almost every aspect of life in Mariposa County.  Because of the hazard associated with dead trees, officials announced this week the closing of Darrah School and Park until further notice.  Officials from the Mar More...

New doctor putting down roots in Mariposa

Kelly Sharrar joins Horisons

Kelly Sharrar, M.D., didn’t choose his profession in medicine because of his faith, but he realizes that he has a unique opportunity to help the members of this community. More...

Wide variety of sound slated for this week’s Music on the Green

A wide variety of music will be on tap this weekend at Music on the Green in Mariposa.  Sponsored by the Mariposa County Arts Council, this week’s event will feature The Soul Galaxy Power Trio on Friday, Aug. More...

Community Chorus now gearing up for Christmas

Anyone in community is welcome to join the chorus

Anyone in the community who is interested in being a part of this community chorus is invited to attend its first gathering, Aug. 15 at 6:30 p.m. at the Fiester Auditorium at Mariposa County High School.  More...

WHO YA GONNA CALL?

Hotel Jeffery featured on haunted locations podcast

If there's something strange in your neighborhood, who you gonna call?  Not Ghostbusters. One local man decided to call on an internet podcast to look into The Hotel Jeffery in Coulterville. More...

Historical characters being sought

People to join a cast of historical characters are being sought for the new Mariposa Go West Festival, which will be held Saturday, Oct. More...

IN BRIEF...

Coffee with a Cop set Aug. 24   The California Highway Patrol in Mariposa is once again holding a “Coffee with a Cop” event.  The event will be on Wednesday, Aug. 24 at Donuts-A-Go-Go in Mariposa. It will begin at 7 a.m. More...

Ewing wing offers caring environment

Skilled nursing facility at JC Fremont Hospital passes state surveys with flying colors

Geriatric hospital care will affect nearly everyone at some point in life. Whether a loved one is under the care of health professionals as a resident, or a loved one has passed on, many spent time at a nursing wing. More...

Mariposa County Fire Response Log

July 25 – July 31

EMS - 10 Fires - 4 Public Assists - 2 Auto Collisions - 0   More...

Mariposa County Sheriff’s Daily Log

July 25 - A domestic dispute was reported on Meadow Lane. • There was a report of a kidnapping on Greeley Hill Road in Coulterville. • A dog was locked in a car on Highway 140 in Mariposa. More...

Your photos

Reader Eric Munyon submitted this photo of a gray squiurrel eating a pine cone. Do you have a photo for this weekly feature? If so, email it to greg@mariposagazette.com. More...

Bike & Build comes to Mariposa

On July 20, Mariposa Lutheran Church hosted 28 young people from different states who joined together with a nonprofit called Bike & Build.  The group left Florida about two months ago on May 14, and rode an average of 70 miles per day to re More...

Quick response

On Friday, July 29, a wildland fire was reported on Mt. Bullion Ridge Road, which is just north of the airport. More...

Mariposa County Flashback

“Mariposa County Flashback” is a collaboration between the newspaper and the Mariposa County Museum and History Center. More...

LIVING THE DREAM

Master Gardeners was something Elizabeth Gabriel always desired

For years, Mariposa community member Elizabeth Gabriel wanted to be a part of the Master Gardeners. Gabriel spent 30 years in print journalism, most of it at the San Diego Union Tribune as a features department copy editor. More...

Smoking ban in effect, campfires are restricted

Smoking outdoors has been banned in Mariposa County.  CAL FIRE issued the outdoor smoking proclamation this week and it went into effect on Tuesday.  The order, signed by Nancy B. More...

Farm and ranch tour will celebrate rural heritage of Mariposa County

Fall’s arrival means the Mariposa Farm & Ranch Tour will present the community with the opportunity to celebrate Mariposa County’s rural character.  The tour will be held Saturday, Sept. 24 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. More...

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