Datebook

IN BRIEF …

Swap meet date set The Mariposa Gem & Mineral Club is hosting a Rockin’ Tailgate Rock Swap on Saturday, June...

Letters

I’ll take the scientist

Editor, Re Matt Johnson’s May 7 story: If the old...

Bird is the word

Editor, Re Nicole Little’s picture last week: A raven is...

Thanks to a great deputy

Editor, Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Osenbaugh is an awesome...

Stand up to Sacramento

Editor, If Mr. (Matthew) Matthiessen ( John C. Fremont Hospital...

Do something about it

Editor, I am asking every Gazette subscriber to read, digest...

Local News

News and notes from the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office

Jail Booking Report Here are some of the highlights from the recent booking reports at the Mariposa County Jail. All suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. May 11 -...

Mariposa County Fire Response Log

May 11-17

• EMS - 3 • Fires - 8 • Public Assists - 5 • Auto Collisions - 0 Mariposa County Fire Department supports the county with 13 volunteer stations located throughout the county. If you...

‘Music on the Screen’ will debut on May 29

Mariposa’s own Scott Patrick will kick off “Music on the Screen” to replace the annual summer concert series. Submitted photoAfter careful deliberation, the Mariposa County Arts Council has chosen to modify its annual Music on...

Big money on the line as people are asked to fill out Census form

Mother’s Day was recently celebrated. For many, it’s a special day each year, a day to honor the sacrifices and love of so many amazing mothers. Think about this: Californians are responsible for the millions...

School district preparing to deal with budget woes because of Covid-19

Governor Gavin Newsom released a revised state budget plan for the fiscal year 2020-21 last Thursday, and it’s not looking pretty when it comes to education. Although the budget was released on Thursday — the...

New seating to go into Mariposa County High School auditorium

The drama program is a major component of the Mariposa County High School educational experience. And now, the auditorium that hosts performances is set for a massive makeover. The Mariposa County Unified School District board...

Local filmmaker planning MCHS tribute film

Shown are screenshots of “The Grizzly Experience,” by local filmmaker Bill Lowe. Lowe shared a sneak-peek of the film during Thursday’s virtual MCUSD school board meeting.If you know Mariposa’s Bill Lowe, surely you know of...

Ashton pre-trial hearing set for June 30

The case for a man accused of murdering his 22-month-old son continues to work its way through the court system. The latest hearing for Jesse Ashton, 23, was held virtually on May 14 using Zoom...