Datebook

IN BRIEF …

Piece Makers meet The public is invited to join the Piece Makers Quilt Group this Saturday, July 13, as it...

Letters

Public works not doing its job

Editor, So here we are again, faced with a dangerous...

Inmate claims bad treatment

Editor, As I sit here pondering my crimes, trespassing on...

Card of Thanks

Nearing the one year mark now of Braden Varney, my...

Card of Thanks

 Mariposa Scouts BSA Troop 94 would like to thank Raymond...

Teacher is passionate

Editor, Good teaching should inspire and that is certainly evident...

Local News

News and notes from the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office

Sheriff’s Daily Log July 1 - Vandalism was reported at Woodland Field in Mariposa. • There was a fire reported on Merced Falls Road in Lake Don Pedro. • There was a report of suspicious...

Mariposa County Fire Response Log

July 1-7

• EMS - 9 • Fires - 1 • Public Assists - 2 • Auto Collisions - 1 Mariposa County Fire Department supports the county with 13 volunteer stations located throughout the county. If you...

Sign up now for emergency notifications

With the summer heat back, the fire danger in Mariposa County grows with each day. The lessons over the past two years with the Detwiler and Ferguson fires have shown the importance of getting emergency...

Taking care of business? Survey says county is not doing its job

Mariposa County Sheriff Doug Binnewies (at the podium) welcomed three new deputies to the department last week. He introduced them during the weekly Mariposa County Board of Supervisors meeting. From left are Will Tucker, Caleb...

New grand jury members sworn in for 2019-20 term

New members of the Mariposa County grand jury were sworn in by Judge Dana Walton (far right) during a ceremony on Friday. In the back row, from left, are John Kitching, Zulema Valdez and Aubrey...

Family law center can help parties represent selves in court

The Mariposa County Superior Court Self-Help and Family Law Center was established to help parties without attorneys to represent themselves in court by offering information and help with court procedures. The center is staffed by...

FEMA grants available to local organizations

Federal funding in the amount of $9,538 will be available in the upcoming fiscal year through Mariposa County Health and Human Services. The grant will be distributed to local non-profit and public organizations that provide...

Lake Fire scorches about 244 acres, 60 percent contained

Crews battled a wildfire in extreme northeastern Mariposa County this week. The fire broke out shortly after 2 p.m. on Monday, July 8, near the McSwain entrance road of Lake McClure Road, according to CAL...