Assembly candidate White busted in Riverbank

Probation search finds marijuana and cocaine

Just a couple of week’s ago, Jesse James White of Riverbank was at the podium in Building A at the fairgrounds during the Mariposa Gazette’s Candidates’ Night asking for voters’ support. Now he’s in jail. During a routine probation search, law enforcement officers arrested the Riverbank City Councilman on suspicion of possession of marijuana and cocaine, along with probation violations, […]

Pow Wow celebrates spring



THE NINTH ANNUAL MARIPOSA POW WOW SPRING CELEBRATION TOOK PLACE MAY 8 AND 9 AT THE MARIPOSA COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS. ABOVE, MARIPOSA RESIDENTS MIWA JOHNSON AND CYNTHIA GARZA DANCE IN THE EVENT’S GRAND ENTRY ON SATURDAY AFTERNOON…. An online subscription is required to view news content on this website. To continue reading please enter your username and password below. Not a […]

John Muir Highway to be dedicated



The boards of supervisors in both Mariposa and Tuolumne Counties have designated Highway 132 from Coulterville to Highway 120, a major route into Yosemite National Park, as the John Muir Highway. The highway generally follows the path that the world renowned explorer and preservationist took on an early journey into Yosemite. The scenic region is chronicled in Muir’s celebrated book, […]

Helping Hands renew the Art Park



MEMBERS OF THE MARIPOSA CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER DAY SAINTS TOOK PART IN THE MORMON HELPING HANDS RENEWING CALIFORNIA PARKS ON MAY 8. THE SERVICE PROJECT WAS SPURRED BY THE ECONOMIC CHALLENGES THAT STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENTS FACE AND THE CHURCH’S FOCUS THIS YEAR ON RENEWING AND BEAUTIFYING PARKS…. An online subscription is required to view news content […]

CHP copter rescues injured rock climber



A CALIFORNIA HIGHWAY PATROL HELICOPTER PREPARES TO HOIST THE INJURED CLIMBER FROM THE EIGHTH PITCH OF THE EAST BUTTRESS OF MIDDLE CATHEDRAL. On May 5, a 28-year-old female rock climber in Yosemite fell in the Cathedral Peaks area of Yosemite National Park, approximately 700 feet above the floor of Yosemite Valley. The fall and the nature of the woman’s subsequent […]

VYP vows to mail new phone books



Last spring, Mariposa County District Attorney Bob Brown contacted Valley Yellow Pages (VYP), based in Fresno, regarding its deliverly method of tossing phone books on the ground at the base of rural route mail boxes. Brown was urged to address this issue by a number of area residents because the phone books littered the countryside, and many were never picked […]

Hull gets one year in county jail



Matthew Hull, the former owner of Technique Computers, was sentenced to one year in the Mariposa County Jail after pleading no contest to four felony counts of embezzlement. The sentence was delivered in Mariposa County Superior Court on Monday. Following the original story about an embezzlement case against Hull, two more victims came forward. Hull’s sentence includes both cases. Hull […]

COMMUNITY CALENDAR



Friday, May 14 Books Galore! at the Mariposa County Library, sponsored by the Friends of the Library from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Reformers Unanimous – a free addictions program held at the corner of 12th and Jones Street (next to the old First Baptist Church), every Friday evening from 7 to 9 p.m. For more information, call 966-5780 or […]

SALT SENSE for Deli Lovers



Love the taste of deli meats and cheeses but wonder how it fits into a salt sensible lifestyle? The answer is, easily! Like much of the advice regarding the food we eat — from fats to sugars to salt — most nutrition experts will agree that the best approach to healthful eating is moderation. One of the ways that food […]

The Balance



Like everything else, when it comes to food, common sense is the key to wellness. Balancing lower sodium deli meats and cheeses with fruits, vegetables, and whole grains contributes to a healthy diet. Lower Sodium claims are substantiated by USDAtested sodium levels contained in com parable product lines or meet FDA standards. … An online subscription is required to view […]