March 2, 2017 RSS feed / Local News

Mariposa woman charged with DUI following recent accident

Two ice-related accidents reported on Highway 49 South last week

A Mariposa woman was charged with felony driving under the influence of alcohol following a wreck last weekend.  According to the California Highway Patrol, Robin Jeanette Brown, 56, was charged with felony DUI on Saturday, Feb. 25.  More...

Gazette winner of three awards at Gruner journalism ceremony

The Mariposa Gazette was the recipient of three journalism awards during a ceremony last week.  The awards were presented during the ceremony at the Fresno Art Museum hosted by the Fresno State Department of Media, Communications and Journalism. More...

Tree mortality work has already started

BLUE RIDGE UPDATE

Welcome to the Mariposa County Tree Mortality Weekly Update. More...

Mariposa County Fire Response Log

Feb. 20 - Feb. 26

• EMS - 12 • Fires - 2 • Public Assists - 3 • Auto Collisions - 4   More...

Your photos

Reader Jen Evans submitted this photo taken last summer at Gaylor Lakes located at the east entrance of Yosemite. The area has access to old mining structures. More...

A Mariposa County tradition: The Hornitos Enchilada Dinner

Big event scheduled for this Saturday, benefits many causes

A Mariposa County tradition continues this Saturday.  The 68th annual Hornitos Enchilada Dinner will be held Saturday, March 4, from 3:30 - 8 p.m. at the Golden Stagg Hall.   The featured menu is the famed enchiladas or chicken pot pie. More...

Pratt-Bergstrom will present wildlife program at Audubon meeting

Californians, particularly in rural areas such as the Sierra foothills, are generally familiar with the pleasures and the challenges of living with wildlife.  More...

Mariposa County Sheriff’s Daily Log

Feb. 20 - Trespassing was investigated on Jones Street. • An arrest was made following a verbal domestic dispute on Coronado Drive in Coulterville. • Petty theft was alleged on Ben Hur Road. More...

‘Pineapple’ unites town of Coulterville

Residents come together, serve roles in production of thriller show

Editor’s note: This is the second of two More...

More County offices will be offering use of credit and debit cards

Landfill included in program

In the near future, paying for some County services is going to get easier. More...

CHP seeks information about slashing of tires

The California Highway Patrol is asking for information in identifying who was responsible for slashing tires during a town hall meeting last week.  Lt. More...

Search and Rescue takes dedication but has many rewards

Sgt. Chris Ramirez has seen the value of Search and Rescue since he was a child.  From the time he was a small child and his mother was a member of Search and Rescue, Ramirez has had an appreciation for it. More...

ER at hospital sees near record month

Last month was the second busiest month in the history of John C. Fremont Hospital’s emergency room, said Matthew Matthiessen, chief financial officer (CFO) of John C. Fremont Healthcare District.  More...

Entries now being sought for 2017 Butterfly Festival parade

As spring comes to Mariposa County, it means many events are being planned.  One of the biggest is the annual Mariposa Butterfly Festival, set for May 5-7 this year.  One of the highlights of the festival is the annual parade, which feature More...

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