September 29, 2016 RSS feed / Local News

Ventura woman dies following recent wreck

A Ventura woman died following a single-vehicle crash in Mariposa County.  According to the California Highway Patrol, at 4:55 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 20, Leslie Y. More...

Prescribed burn set for Mariposa Grove

Yosemite National Park fire managers are planning a 137 acre Mariposa Grove prescribed fire in the coming weeks, weather and air quality permitting.  Ignition will take approximately two to three days with an additional seven to 14 days of activ More...

Your photos

Reader Robin Long submitted this photo of a family of pigs on their property. Do you have a photo for this weekly feature? If so, email it to greg@mariposagazette.com. More...

‘Arsenic and Old Lace’ scheduled in October

The Mariposa County Arts Council will present Joseph Kesselring’s comedy, “Arsenic and Old Lace,” at Mariposa County Park Amphitheater. Performances will be Oct. 7, 8, 14 and 15 at 7 p.m., and Oct. 16 at 2 p.m. More...

Rotary club sets three upcoming raffles

The Mariposa Yosemite Rotary Club announced that tickets are available for three different raffles organized by the club. More...

Many participate in Great Sierra River Cleanup

Several Mariposans showed their willingness to work hard and improve their community on a recent sunny Saturday morning.  The Great Sierra River Cleanup took place Saturday, Sept. More...

Rotary hears about the storied history of Mariposa

Did you know that the main street in Mariposa looks very much like it did in 1881?  Of course the road was dirt back then, and what is now Bett’s Gold Coin Sports Tavern, was a grocery store. More...

It’s ba-a-a-ck!

Jerseydale Pumpkin Patch returns after being closed because of the state drought

A fun, inexpensive activity is back after taking the year off last fall.  The Jerseydale Ranch Pumpkin Patch opens Oct. 1, and offers free admission to the public. More...

Recipe book and fair award a resounding success

This year, the Mariposa County Fair offered a new award in Baked Goods — the Florence Appling Award for Most Entries.  More...

Drug take back program is scheduled for Oct. 22

On Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. More...

Mariposa County Sheriff’s Daily Log

Sept. 19 - A dog was impounded after a report of a dog bite on Holztel Road in Coulterville. • Vandalism was reported on Tip Top Road. • Deputies investigated threats at Lake Don Pedro High School. More...

Mariposa County Fire Response Log

Sept. 19 - 25 EMS - 5 Fires - 2 Public Assists - 1 Auto Collisions - 1   More...

North County events center brings in commerce

Couple builds oasis that has turned into a real hot spot in Don Pedro area

Editor’s note: This is the first in a More...

Donations sought for annual candy drive event arranged by Soroptimists

As the residents of Jones and Bullion streets prepare for this year’s trick-or-treaters, Soroptimist International of Mariposa is working to help those neighborhoods weather the economic costs of the holiday.  More...

Mariposa County Flashback

“Mariposa County Flashback” is a collaboration between the newspaper and the Mariposa County Museum and History Center. In 1901, John M. More...

Draft review now available for Tenaya Cabins project

The comment period for the proposed Tenaya Cabins project is now open.  A hearing was held last Friday about the proposed project in Fish Camp.  According to Sarah Williams, director of the Mariposa County Planning Department, a draft envir More...

Semi-annual book sale slated at County library

The Mariposa County Friends of the Library’s semi-annual book sale is scheduled.  The sale starts on Thursday, Oct. 6 at 1 p.m. and closes at 6 p.m. More...

Annual Yosemite art contest now accepting entries

Yosemite National Park is hosting the 6th Annual Gateway Expressions Student Art and Poetry Contest. The contest is open to all youth in grades K-12 living in one of the gateway communities bordering Yosemite National Park. More...

IN BRIEF...

Vendors sought for flea market Mariposa Friends of the Fairgrounds is hosting the fourth annual Flea Market on Oct. 1 at the Mariposa Fairgrounds from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. More...

Survey finds no Ewing Wing deficiencies

The Ewing Wing has received a clean bill of health.  This month, two California Department of Public Health (CDPH) surveyors came to John C. More...

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