November 9, 2017 RSS feed / Local News

Mariposa County Sheriff’s Daily Log

Oct. 30 - Deputies responded to a neighbor dispute on Dogtown Road in Greeley Hill. • Lost property was reported at Yosemite National Park. • Trespassing was reported on Whispering Pines Road. More...

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Reader Barb Myers took this photo near Carleton Road in Mariposa County. Do you have a photo for this weekly feature? If so, email it to greg@mariposagazette.com. More...

Kehoe announces candidacy for assessor-recorder position

I am pleased to announce my candidacy for the elected office of Mariposa County Assessor-Recorder which will be on the ballot in the general election scheduled for June 2018.  More...

4-H enrollment deadline set

The new 2017-18 Mariposa County 4-H program year started Oct. More...

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Local residents voice their opinions about about NFL protests

With all of the newsworthy events going on around the globe, one story has stayed in the news consistently over the last few months: the National Football League protests. More...

VFW holding annual dinner, vets eat free at Pizza Factory

The Mariposa VFW post will once again hold its annual, free spaghetti dinner.  The meal will be for all veterans and active duty military members and their families on Saturday, Nov. 11 at 5:30 p.m. More...

Two art events planned next two weekends

Sixteen artists from the community are coming together for a special event this week. More...

Francis to keynote at Dem meeting

The next meeting of the Mariposa County Democratic Club will be discussing a strategy to replace Congressman Tom Mc- Clintock.  Les Francis of Sierra Forward, and a veteran of several national and state campaigns, will be the guest speaker at th More...

Residents can get assistance with various erosion projects

Several Mariposa County organizations are now partnering with AmeriCorps NCCC to perform service projects that will assist local private landowners and public agencies in mitigating impacts of this past summer’s Detwiler Fire. More...

Child welfare, probation issues discussed at meeting

Several organizations and stakeholders from the community gathered on Oct. 28 to discuss the status of child welfare and probation programs in Mariposa County.  More...

Oakhurst man injured in accident on Highway 49

An Oakhurst man suffered major injuries in a traffic accident this past Sunday in Mariposa County.  According to the California Highway Patrol, at around 8:35 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 5, Ronald A. More...

Mariposa County Fire Response Log

Oct. 30 - Nov. 5

• EMS - 0 • Fires - 3 • Public Assists - 2 • Auto Collisions - 3   More...

Live explosives found near Midpines, matter is under investigation

Suspected live explosives were found near Midpines last week and wide variety of emergency personnel were brought in to handle the situation.  According to Mariposa County Sheriff Doug Binnewies, on Tuesday, Oct. More...

Binnewies is seeking another term as sheriff

Doug Binnewies has announced his candidacy for re-election as Mariposa County Sheriff-Coroner. More...

Boy injured in accident dies

A Mariposa County boy has died from injuries sustained in a vehicular accident in mid- October.  Michael Boesen, 5, was badly injured following an accident on Oct. More...

Organization gives $163,000 to help in Detwiler Fire recovery

Money given to Mariposa Community Foundation to help victims

Golden State Finance Authority (GSFA) announced this week it is providing $163,000 to Mariposa County residents through the Mariposa Community Foundation to further efforts to provide safe and sanitary interim housing to individuals and families disp More...

F/STOP program will once again assist those 55 and up

The Mariposa County Arts Council will continue the F/STOP photography program aimed at Mariposa residents 55 years of age and older. More...

Local Rotary group has funds to aid victims of Detwiler Fire

“We really need to help,” was the first statement President Ophelia McInturff made when the Mariposa Yosemite Rotary Club met shortly after the Detwiler Fire.  “Mariposans are going to need help in rebuilding their houses and r More...

SFC educating public on efforts to address tree mortality, wildfire

The Sierra Foothill Conservancy (SFC) will host a guided walk through a private Jerseydale forest in order to inform the public about a special project it is undergoing.  The forest management guided walk will be held Saturday, Nov. More...

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