January 12, 2017 RSS feed / Local News

Gap in story, resisting leads to arrest of man

An Elk Grove man who said he swallowed five grams of methamphetamine was arrested for obstruction of a peace officer.  Julian Bailey, 33, was eventually nabbed by authorities and taken to John C. Fremont Hospital.  More...

‘24 Hour Plays’ are set

Project Big Top and the Yosemite Bug Mountain Resort will present a production of the “24 Hour Plays.”  It will be on Jan. 14 at 7:30 p.m. More...

Mariposa County Fire Response Log

Jan. 2 - 8  • EMS - 7 • Fires - 1 • Public Assists - 4 • Auto Collisions - 1   More...

It’s cold outside: Read a book

Winter program seeks to promote reading for adults

The Mariposa County Library is taking a page out of its own book.  Seeing the success of its summer reading program for kids, the library recently decided to start a reading program for adults.  This program is not a statewide program, rath More...

Alert status

Lt. Commander Becky Hagen of the California Highway Patrol listens as Mariposa County Board of Supervisors Chairman Marshall Long reads a proclamation declaring Jan. More...

State Dem official to be in Mariposa on Jan. 14

Martha Gamez, with the California Democratic Party (CDP), will be in Mariposa next week.  Gamez is CDP’s Regional Director for Region 4 which includes Assembly Districts 5, 12, 13 and 21 encompassing 12 counties. More...

Valentine breakfast scheduled

The annual Mariposa County 4-H Valentine pancake breakfast has been scheduled.  It will be on Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017, from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. More...

Your photos

Reader Linda Shepler of Ahwahnee sent in this photo of the Yosemite Valley Chapel. It was taken in December. Do you have a photo for this weekly feature? If so, email it to greg@mariposagazette.com. More...

Mariposa County Sheriff’s Daily Log

Jan. 2 - There was a loose black cow on Highway 49 North. • A petty theft was reported on Indian Peak Road. • Search and Rescue officials were asked to assist in the Goat Meadow area of Fish Camp. More...

Times are changing and so is Mariposa TV

Store has new location but same hometown customer service

To be in business 47 years is an accomplishment in itself.  For a small business in a constantly changing environment, it’s even more of an accomplishment.  But for Rick and Gail Pioske, owners of Mariposa TV, it’s all part of t More...

Paris is for lovers and so is local event

We’ve probably all been there. The calendar turns to February, and it’s time to start thinking about what kind of date to take your sweetheart on for Valentine’s Day. Don’t panic, guys. More...

Small quake is reported

A small earthquake occurred in the area early Tuesday morning.  The quake was reportedly seven miles south of Mariposa near Beach Road. More...

Habitat for Humanity sets meeting for possible buyers

Habitat for Humanity will host a public meeting to reach out to Mariposa County residents interested in owning a Habitat for Humanity home.  The meeting will be held at Mariposa Lutheran Church at 4469 Highway 49 South at 11 a.m. More...

Yosemite research library now has more accessible materials

The research library in Yosemite National Park has received an upgrade. And that upgrade should help everyone access information about Yosemite. More...

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