June 29, 2017 RSS feed / Local News

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Reader Jim Allen of Bootjack submitted this photo of baby birds who were wanting a meal. Do you have a photo for this weekly feature? If so, email it to greg@mariposagazette.com. More...

Mariposa County Fire Response Log

June 12 - June 18

• EMS - 7 • Fires - 3 • Public Assists - 1 • Auto Collisions - 1   More...

Clean as a whistle

All hands were on deck last Thursday, June 22, during an Adopt-A-Highway cleanup effort organized by Kris Casto of the Mariposa County Business Association. More...

School lunch prices rise for some, free lunches for more

In an effort to ensure that children will have the ability to receive meals, the Mariposa County Unified School District is offering free meals to reduced meal qualifiers.  Tammi Richards, food services manager, said she is “extremely happ More...

Family for Habitat is selected

Habitat for Humanity of Mariposa County announced the selection of its newest partner family, the Palacios.  Santiago Palacio is a Mariposa County High School graduate who is employed by the National Park Service as a ranger.  His wife, Cla More...

Shooting classes are slated

Safety First Shooting Association in Atwater will be hosting no cost youth firearm safety classes for community youth interested in learning firearms safety and marksmanship.  Registration is by email only to riveroakstraining@gmail.com. More...

Reggae, honoring America to be featured concerts this week

Music on the Green, sponsored by the Mariposa County Arts Council and many fine sponsors, continues into the 2017 season this weekend.  Friday, June 30 features Green Machine, and though the Art Park stage goes dark on Saturday, July 1, a light More...

Tioga Pass Road remains closed

The Tioga Road in Yosemite National Park (Highway 120 through the Park) remains closed to all vehicular traffic, including bicycles.  More...

Free payroll tax seminar is scheduled for July 26

A free seminar to help people understand payroll taxes is set for July 26.  The seminar, “Get it right from the start,” will be from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. More...

Fireworks slated for July 1 at Lake McClure

With recreation back in full swing at Lake McClure, the Lights on the Lake fireworks show is planned for Saturday, July 1. More...

Mariposa County Sheriff’s Daily Log

June 19 - There was a report of someone stuck in an elevator on Henness Ridge Road in Yosemite West. • A landlordtenant dispute was investigated on Grist Road. • A dog was reported in a car at Pioneer Market. More...

Budget approved to fund programs for mentally ill

A three-year plan is in place to help Mariposa County residents who suffer with severe mental illness. The plan was approved last week by the Mariposa County Board of Supervisors. More...

Summer street fair slated in Mariposa

Vendors now being sought for new event

A new, family friendly event is scheduled for August in Mariposa.  The Summer Fun Street Fair will be held on Friday, Aug. 11 in downtown Mariposa. More...

Rotarians dedicate three historic plaques in Mariposa

Members of the Mariposa Yosemite Rotary Club celebrated the rich history of Mariposa last week by dedicating three historic plaques throughout town.  Plaques were dedicated at Grizzly Gas, The Alley and Castillos Mexican Restaurant. More...

BBQ to benefit fire brigade scheduled

The Coulterville Fire Brigade 49th Annual Deep Pit BBQ is Saturday, July 1.  The event is from noon to 6 p.m. More...

Pilot parking program at Park announced, available in August

Yosemite National Park has announced the second phase of a multi-year pilot program where visitors will be able to reserve a limited number of parking spaces at the Yosemite Falls Parking Area, located directly west of Yosemite Valley Lodge and south More...

McInturff new president of Rotary Club

Mariposa Yosemite Rotary Club has announced the installation of Ophelia McInturff as President for 2017-2018.  McInturff has been a Rotarian for two years and has served on the Rotary Board of Directors both of those years. More...

S.T.E.A.M. into summer with library fun

From soap science to robotics to fiber arts, children and adults can create and experiment all summer long at the Mariposa Library as part of their Green S.T.E.A.M. More...

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