November 17, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Couple sues County over disputed property matter

Mariposa County is being sued by a couple who claim there has been a “gross violation” of a California law.  Daniel and Juliet Sohn have filed a civil suit against Mariposa County, the Mariposa County Board of Supervisors and Maripos More...

Parade, much more on tap for Christmas season in Mariposa

If you’re the type of person to start playing Christmas music in November, or the type who starts counting down to Christmas starting two months ahead of time, then this event is perfect for you. More...

Local News

Woman hurt when car overturns on highway

A woman suffered major injuries after her car overturned during an accident last week.  According to the California Highway Patrol, at around 12:35 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 11, a 1995 Ford Taurus being driven by Sarah J. More...

Two injured after being hit by vehicle in Mariposa

Two pedestrians were hurt last week when they were struck by a vehicle outside of a Mariposa restaurant.  According to the California Highway Patrol, at around 5:35 p.m. on Friday, Nov. More...

Mariposa County Fire Response Log

Oct. 31 - Nov. 6

EMS - 10 Fires - 2 Public Assists - 0 Auto Collisions - 1   More...

Milestones

Card of Thanks

During the month of November, students and staff at Greeley Hill Elementary School have been reflecting on the many things we are thankful for. Thanksgiving is a great time of year to reflect on our many blessings.  More...

Landfill manager to be guest at Library meeting

Todd Storti, Mariposa County’s new Solid Waste & Recycling manager will be the guest at the next Green S.T.E.A.M Makerspace workshop at the Mariposa Library.  It will be Saturday, Nov. 19 at 10 a.m. More...

Card of Thanks

Mariposa Bears Youth Football and Cheer would like to give a heartfelt thank you to the families, volunteers, fans and community of Mariposa for their support of the 2016 Bears football season.  More...

Sports

A Super season ends

Tight loss to Hughson ends Mariposa’s dream of title

They left it all out on the field.  All the emotion, the grit, the sweat and the tears.  And they made their fans proud. That much was certain.  More...

Coach Stein shines

JV coach continues to learn the game

Don Stein couldn’t be happier.  Coming into the 2016 football season, if someone had told him his JV football team at Mariposa County High School would have a record of 5-5, Stein would have laughed.  “I would have been glad wi More...

Hobby inducted into Sonora HS Hall of Fame

A legendary sports figure in Mariposa added to his legacy on Saturday night.  Loyd Hobby, 79, was one of 10 people inducted into the Sonora High School Wildcat Hall of Fame at the Elks Lodge in Sonora. More...

Hey dude, marijuana is now legal in California

But ramifications, rules still being hammered out, including next steps in process for Mariposa County

Most people know that California voters approved the use of recreational marijuana by passing Proposition 64 last week.  But what does it mean?  That question is open-ended, but some things are clear.  More...

PERFECT TIMING

Clock at Courthouse is repaired — and ringing

When Tony Baker says “time will tell,” he means it.  Baker, better known as “Tick Tock” Tony, completed his work last week on the clock at the historic Courthouse in Mariposa County.  The work is part of the ongoing More...

Commentary

Will California’s Outlier Status Accelerate Exodus?

CALIFORNIA COMMENTARY

After recovering from the shock of the presidential race, California pundits began absorbing what all this actually means. More...

Letters

Be clear about hospital finances

Editor,  You recently printed a story about the financial picture at John C. Fremont Hospital. It was a lengthy article about a monthly financial report from the hospital CFO.  Unfortunately, it gives a false picture of the hospital. More...

Why Trump won the election

Editor,  The unthinkable has happened. Donald Trump was elected as the 45th President of the United States of America. How could this happen? I have identified seven reasons:  More...

Datebook

IN BRIEF...

Christmas dinners to be distributed   In conjunction with the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office and its Kops for Kids program, Manna House will be distributing turkeys and all the trimmings for a festive Christmas dinner at the Fairgrounds More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Dora Valdez Bruun  Free Access 

Dora Valdez Bruun was born May 14, 1929 and died in Fresno on Nov. 16, 2016. More...

Linda Linn

Linda Irene Linn went to her eternal home on Nov. 5, 2016.  Linda was born in Santa Monica to parents Bill and Peggy Athey. More...

Mary Conway

Mary Conway passed away on Oct. 13, 2016 at her home in Mariposa, Calif., at 81 years of age.  More...

Inside Education

School district providing alternatives to suspensions

School district officials across the Mariposa County Unified School District are making a concerted effort to suspend less students.  In fact, across the state, educators are beginning to acknowledge that being hasty to use suspension as a first More...

MCHS girls learn about math and science careers at Dinner with a Scientist event

The evaluations and reviews are in.  Fifty Mariposa County High School girls traveled to UC Merced (UCM) to attend Dinner with a Scientist this October. Students joined 18 UCM professors and community scientists for dinner.  More...

Career Lunch series continues

On Wednesday, Nov. More...

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