July 20, 2017 RSS feed / Local News

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Reader Corinne Dedini of Cathey’s Valley submitted this photo of a recent sunset. Do you have a photo for this weekly feature? If so, email it to greg@mariposagazette.com. More...

Mariposa County Sheriff’s Daily Log

July 10 - Two loose pit bulls were reported on Panchito Way in Lake Don Pedro. • A domestic dispute was investigated in Yosemite National Park. • A raccoon in a cat house was reported on Coakley Circle. More...

Mariposa County Fire Response Log

July 3 - July 9

• EMS - 9 • Fires - 4 • Public Assists - 1 • Auto Collisions - 2   More...

OLE’ SNAKE EYES

Man hoping to restore some of Coulterville’s rich history

Coulterville is known for its rich history.  Nowadays, the old mining town is also known for some of its colorful characters. More...

Hospital doing ‘shelter in place’

because of the Detwiler Fire.  He did say fire officials committed “adequate resources” to protect the hospital, should that become necessary.  No other details were available.   More...

Fire closure leads to arrest of Atwater man

A road closure due to the Detwiler Fire led to the arrest of an Atwater man on Monday afternoon.  Christopher Moreno-Zambrano, 24, was driving a 2012 Buick LeSabre on Bear Valley Road. More...

Summer play dates are scheduled in County

The Mariposa Local Child Care Planning Council in collaboration with Mariposa Parks & Recreation is offering free summer play days for children of all ages.  Two play days are planned for July to be held at the Cathey’s Valley Park. More...

Pedestrian project is set to start in Mariposa

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is preparing to begin a project to enhance pedestrian accessibility on State Route 49 and State Route 140 in Mariposa.  More...

Collaborative project to target at-risk local people

Mariposa County is just one of three small counties in the state participating in a pilot program aimed at helping a targeted population better utilize the medical system.  The Mariposa County Board of Supervisors approved the partnership during More...

Fees for senior citizen park entry are set to go up

Will increase from $10 to $80

In order to meet requirements set by legislation passed by Congress in December 2016, the price of the America the Beautiful – National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Senior Pass will increase from $10 to $80.  More...

Fair funding

Ophelia McInturff, left, president of Mariposa Yosemite Rotary Club, presents CASA of Mariposa County with a $500 sponsorship donation toward CASA’s Summer Fun Street Fair. More...

Two local favorites are returning this week to Music on the Green

Music on the Green continues its 26th season with two free concert performances this weekend.  The Trespassers will perform on Friday, July 21, and Mike Hammar & The Nails on Saturday, July 22 at the Mariposa County Arts Park Stage.  More...

Radanovich earns title of Marine officer

Mariposa native Ryland Radanovich recently earned the title of Marine officer.  Second Lieutenant Radanovich, 23, is a 2017 graduate from Saint Mary’s College of California.  More...

The tricky Triangle

Repairs took place last week on a section of Triangle Road in Mariposa County. The road was repaved last year, however, tests revealed part of the road had asphalt that was below grade. More...

From a vision to a business

New grocery, deli has unique offerings

Kirstie Dunbar-Kari had a vision.  And it came to her one hot August day in 2016 as she was roaming the streets of Mariposa.  “I was walking around town,” said Dunbar- Kari, the owner of Sweetwater Grocery and Deli, one of the n More...

History is still in the making as Courthouse project moves ahead

Second phase of renovations going out to bid, several areas targeted

When the first gavel banged back in 1854 at the historic Mariposa County Courthouse, those who built the structure probably didn’t think what would happen 163 years later.  “This is such a unique and wonderful project to work on,&rdq More...

Man jailed after being caught in stolen vehicle

A Merced man is in jail after stealing a truck and trailer before being apprehended by the California Highway Patrol.  Marc Anthoni Marcell Niccos Nardoni, 21, faces at least two felony charges along with two misdemeanors following his arrest la More...

Vehicular accident starts to fire

A vehicular accident led to a vegetation fire last Friday.  On July 14 at 3 p.m., Ian Cedric Rankin, 19, of Mariposa, was driving his gold 2001 Volvo S60 north on Highway 49.  More...

Olson joins Gazette for internship this summer

If you see someone new on the street representing the Mariposa Gazette over the next few weeks it’s because Hanna Olson is doing a journalism internship.  A native of Mariposa, Olson graduated from Mariposa County High School in 2015 and c More...

Impacts of fire are many, including social, economic

Even though Kelly Martin’s focus is Yosemite National Park, she fully understands her relationship with Mariposa County and beyond. More...

CoyoteFest returns Sept. 23

A popular Coulterville tradition is just two months away.  CoyoteFest returns on Sept. 23. CoyoteFest features a parade and activities for the entire family to enjoy. More...

All out attack

This converted airliner was dropping retardant on the Detwiler Fire on Monday afternoon near the top of the Bagby Grade. More...

Jump StArts program will go forward with renewed grant

The California Arts Council announced its plans to award to the Mariposa County Arts Council a grant to fund their ongoing work with probation and foster youth as part of its JUMP StArts program.  More...

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