Datebook

IN BRIEF …

It’s enchilada time! The annual Hornitos Patrons Club Enchilada Dinner will be held in Hornitos on Saturday, March 7, from...

Letters

Didn’t plan to be homeless

Editor, This letter concerns myself and others who lost their...

Search your hearts for decency

Editor, Our community is an unquestionable red county. Republicans dominate...

Love is a valuable commodity

Editor, I encourage every Gazette reader to examine their self-being....

Raise was right thing to do

Editor, About the supervisors pay increase: I think it was...

Maybe next year

Editor, With so many people claiming that the economy is...

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. Feb. 3 -...

Mariposa County Fire Response Log

Feb. 3-9

• EMS - 7 • Fires - 0 • Public Assists - 0 • Auto Collisions - 0 Mariposa County Fire Department supports the county with 13 volunteer stations located throughout the county. If you...

Teen dating violence continues to be addressed

The Mariposa County Board of Supervisors declared February as Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month. Shown accepting the resolution, from left, are Mountain Crisis Services employees Judy Krause-Hankinson (legal advocate), Katy Wardle (program specialist),...

Step taken to solve issue with local parking district

One of Mariposa County Supervisor Kevin Cann’s main focuses, especially of late, has been the parking district situation in Mariposa. The district was formed in 1975 and it charged an ad valorem tax on properties...

Yosemite Renaissance art exhibit set to open

Mariposa artist Valerie Laszlo has this piece accepted for the art show. It is a hand-woven tapestry and the only one selected for the show. “I am astonished and excited by my acceptance,” she said,...

Partnership announces free forestry job training initiative

The Central Valley Forestry Corps is a partnership between the Fresno Regional Workforce Development Board, the Fresno Economic Opportunities Commission Local Conservation Corps and Reedley College. CAL FIRE is awarding the partnership $1,675,200 which will...

Yosemite Dance Company stands out at recent competition in Fresno

Though small, the group brought home a lot of gold

The Yosemite Dance Company team members are shown at a recent competition. The team took home eight first places awards in specific categories, as well as a host of other awards. Shown in the back...

Story Slam 2020 all set

The annual Mariposa Story Slam, a contest for local would-be storytellers, will be held Friday, March 13. It will be at 7 p.m. in the Mariposa United Methodist Church hall in downtown Mariposa. While there...