December 15, 2016 RSS feed / Local News

Three injured in Monday wreck on Highway 49 S.

Three Virginia residents were injured Monday in a traffic accident on Highway 49 South.  According to the California Highway Patrol, at around 1:52 p.m., a 1994 Nissan Pathfinder was northbound on the highway just north of Usona Road.  More...

Art Ability night gives youngsters chance to be creative

Hallmark might want to hire a few of the kids in Mariposa County to create some Christmas cards.  Children in the community had the chance to express their creativity at the Art Ability night, held at the Bootjack Stompers Hall.   More...

Coulterville has big plans for Christmas

Santa, arts and crafts, much more scheduled

Many events are scheduled this weekend to celebrate Christmas in Coulterville.  More...

Rain forests to be topic during meeting at library

A presentation about rain forests is scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 17 at 10 a.m. at the library in Mariposa.  More...

‘Piece’ of their heart

Mariposa Piece Makers donated 26 handmade cuddle quilts to the Ewing Wing, Mountain Crisis Center and Helping Hands this month. More...

‘The Feast’ is coming to United Methodist Church

Mariposa United Methodist Church is offering a new monthly worship experience to the community.  Called “The Feast,” this informal service takes place in Joe Kidd Hall at 6th and Bullion.  Combining song, prayer, scripture readi More...

Mariposa County Sheriff’s Daily Log

Dec. 5 - Suspicious circumstances were reported at the Midpines Post Office. • There was a landlord/tenant dispute on Manzanita Way in Greeley Hill. • Petty theft was reported on Jalisco Way in Lake Don Pedro. More...

Your photos

Reader Susan Early of Mariposa submitted this photo taken from her backyard ahead of a recent rainstorm. Do you have a photo for this weekly feature? If so, email it to greg@mariposagazette.com. More...

Yosemite visitation will top 5 million during ‘16

Visitation at Yosemite National Park will top 5 million people in 2016.  That was the word Tuesday from Woody Smeck, the interim superintendent at the Park, who made a presentation before the Mariposa County Board of Supervisors.  More...

PG&E unveils its new energy savings program

Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) has announced that residential customers have a new way to take control of their energy bills this winter.  With PG&E’s Energy Alerts, customers can better manage their energy usage and budge More...

Local man makes trip to Standing Rock

Joins with group protesting proposed pipeline on reservation

A local man recently spent time at the pipeline protest in North Dakota.  Larry Yepez of Mariposa, who is an American Indian, traveled to North Dakota to support the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe in its protest against the Dakota Pipeline.  &ld More...

Jewish community to gather for fellowship

The Mother Lode Jewish Community will be starting off 2017 with a “Havdalah and Movie Night” on Saturday, Jan. 14 at 5:30 p.m. More...

Lions Club schedules annual crab feed event

The Lions Club of Mariposa will be hosting its 27th annual Crab Feed & Auction.  The event will be Saturday, Feb. More...

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