November 16, 2017 RSS feed / Local News

Yosemite announces summer job openings

Yosemite National Park has approximately 300 seasonal job openings for the summer of 2018. There are positions open in all areas of the park. More...

Mariposa County Sheriff’s Daily Log

Nov. 6 - There was a suspicious person on Dexter Road in Greeley Hill. • Unsafe shooting was reported on Smith Road. • Deputies investigated a burglary on Serpentine Road. More...

Recovery from the Detwiler Fire is a long road, say officials from Mariposa County  Free Access 

It has been four months, but the effects will last for years. The Detwiler Fire struck Mariposa County on July 16. More...

Various improvements slated across district

Various facility improvements have been and will be taking place across the Mariposa County Unified School District.  Improvement of roofs district-wide will take place soon. More...

Tree work to cause closure of 8th Street  Free Access 

A major artery to Mariposa County High School will be closed for three days next week. Mariposa County Public Works officials have announced 8th Street between Highway 140 and Bullion Street will be closed Nov. 20-22 for tree work. More...

Day cares to benefit from holiday bazaar

The Yosemite Holiday Craft Bazaar is a festive event that offers an opportunity to shop for handmade gifts from Yosemite area artists while raising funds for the Yosemite National Park Child Care Center (YNPCCC). More...

Jerseydale focus of tree removal effort

Various groups working to aid in reduction of risk of wildfire

Tree mortality is a hot topic. The increase in tree mortality is a worry in every area of Mariposa County. But currently, organizations in the community are working to mitigate the risks of tree mortality. More...

Rose marks 25 years with hospice group

Dr. Robert Rose has seen hundreds of patients over his illustrious career.  He is celebrating 25 years as medical director of John C. Fremont Hospital’s Home Health and Hospice.  More...

Your photos

Reader Bob Edwards submitted this photo of his feline taking a “cat nap” near the computer. Do you have a photo for this weekly feature? If so, email it to greg@mariposagazette.com. More...

Mariposa County Fire Response Log

Nov. 6-12 • EMS - 5 • Fires - 3 • Public Assists - 0 • Auto Collisions - 2   More...

Blue Ridge Services is moving ahead with removal of dead trees throughout County

It’s an issue that has gripped Mariposa County for years — and it is not going away soon. Tree mortality is a struggle for many people and entities alike. Mariposa County is no exception. More...

Board approves tourism funding; questions raised about the future

Mariposa County Supervisor Miles Menetrey called it the “football we like to kick around.”  He was talking about funding for the Yosemite Mariposa County Tourism Bureau.  It’s been a controversial topic in recent months, e More...

Field of Service concludes with message of optimism

The third annual Field of Service: Past and Present wrapped up Sunday with a message from a distinguished military member.  Brigadier General Clay L. More...

Adopt a senior for the holidays

There is an opportunity to help senior citizens this holiday season.  The Mariposa County Senior Services Coalition will be sponsoring a donation drive, in which community members can “adopt” a senior citizen during the holiday seaso More...

Habitat for Humanity dining program raises over $4,500

Thanks to the generosity of 13 local restaurants and community members who supported the annual Dining-Out Event, Habitat for Humanity of Mariposa County raised more than $4,500 for safe, decent, affordable housing.  More...

Soroptimists holding fourth annual Christmas home tour

Soroptimist International of Mariposa is planning a one-day only Christmas home tour for Saturday, Dec. 9. The annual event will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. This tour combines a mix of traditional, contemporary and unique homes. More...

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