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IN BRIEF …

Christmas dinner give away slated Manna House will be holding a Christmas Dinner Giveaway in conjunction with the Kops for...

Letters

Economic restructuring needed

Editor, During his State of the Union address of 2018,...

Local News

News and notes from the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office

Sheriff’s Daily Log Nov. 25 - Deputies were asked to follow up on a dog bite in Yosemite. • Petty theft was reported on Wilburs Way in Mariposa. • Someone complained about a barking dog...

Mariposa County Fire Response Log

Nov. 25-Dec. 1

• EMS - 6 • Fires - 3 • Public Assists - 4 • Auto Collisions - 3 Mariposa County Fire Department supports the county with 13 volunteer stations located throughout the county. If you...

County gives approval to begin remodeling project at DA’s office

The Mariposa County District Attorney’s Office is getting new digs. But before that can happen, work has to be done to renovate the former office of the county health department. That department recently moved into...

Borgeas will have mobile office hours in Mariposa

Representatives from the office of State Sen. Andreas Borgeas will be in Mariposa next week. The “mobile office hours” are hosted regularly by the office of Borgeas and provides expanded constituent services for residents of...

Annual home tour is set for Dec. 14

Guests are often stunned by the beauty seen on the Soroptimist Christmas Home Tour. Submitted photo by Anita Starchman Bryant Soroptimist International of Mariposa organizers are planning a one-day-only Christmas home tour for Saturday, Dec....

YARTS awarded grant for six electric coaches

The Yosemite Area Regional Transportation System (YARTS) has been awarded $4.3 million by the Federal Transit Authority for the purchase of six electric coaches. These zero-emission vehicles will operate on YARTS routes by the end...

Burn ban will be lifted Friday morning: CAL FIRE

The burn suspension in Madera, Mariposa and Merced counties will be lifted this Friday. CAL FIRE Madera-Mariposa-Merced Unit Chief Mike van Loben Sels is formally canceling the burn suspension and advises that those possessing current...

County residents can get free tickets from YARTS

The Yosemite Area Regional Transportation System (YARTS) is offering up to four roundtrip tickets to Yosemite National Park to all Mariposa County households on days when regular service is provided. The tickets are free and...