Taking the oath



MARIPOSA COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT JUDGE DANA WALTON (FAR RIGHT) IMPANELS MEMBERS OF THE 2010-2011 GRAND JURY. MEMBERS INCLUDE GEORGE CHYNOWETH, DONNA CORDERO, ALAN BRYCE, BILL HUNT, MARIE HARRINGTON, DENNIS MATTIUZZI, MARGARET VILOTT, KAREN WARREN, ROBERT JACOBS, AMY YANAGI, AND PAUL REED. ALL GRAND JURORS AND ALTERNATES PARTICIPATED IN THE TWO-DAY ORIENTATION PROGRAM ON JULY 8 AND 9 TO SERVE AS […]

Following in his father’s footsteps



GAZETTE PHOTO BY JILL BALLINGER ANDRE LAROCHE, PICTURED ABOVE, AT RIGHT, TAKES THE OATH TO BE AN ATTORNEY FROM MARIPOSA COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT JUDGE DANA WALTON. LAROCHE, WHOSE OATH IS FOR THE STATE OF WASHINGTON, IS THE SON OF THE LATE MARIPOSA COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT JUDGE CARLOS LAROCHE AND RENEE LAROCHE OF MARIPOSA. ANDRE SURPRISED HIS MOM WITH THE LOCAL […]

Forsythe named Teacher of Excellence



MARIPOSA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL AGRICULTURE TEACHER WAYNE FORSYTHE WAS RECENTLY PRESENTED THE PRESTIGIOUS TEACHER OF EXCELLENCE AWARD AT THE CALIFORNIA AGRICULTURE TEACHERS ASSOCATION MEETING AT CAL POLY, SAN LUIS OBISPO. THE AWARD IS GIVEN THE TOP 10 AGRICULTURE TEACHERS IN CALIFORNIA, AS CHOSEN BY THEIR PEERS. PICTURED WITH FORSYTHE ARE HIS FAMILY MEMBERS. THEY ARE, FROM LEFT, MICHELLE WISE, KIM […]

YNP holds Tenaya Lake public meetings



Yosemite National Park announces a public meeting for the Tenaya Lake Plan. The meeting will take place on July 10, from 1 to 5 p.m. in the Yosemite Valley Auditorium behind the Yosemite Valley Visitor Center. Park staff will discuss the Tenaya Lake Plan including alternative actions, proposed resource restoration and protected sites, and proposed visitor facility changes. The meeting […]

Public invited to attend Yosemite Quarter event



On July 29, 2010 at 11:00 a.m., the general public is invited to attend a special ceremony to celebrate the launch of the new Yosemite Quarter. This historic special event will take place in front of the Yosemite Valley Visitor Center and the public is encouraged to participate in the festivities. There will be live music, special guest speakers, and […]

MPUD changes meeting date



The July meeting of the Mariposa Public Utility District (MPUD) has been changed from Tuesday, July 6, to Thursday, July 15. The meetings are held at the MPUD office located at 4992 Seventh Street and begin at 6:30 p.m. The public is welcome to attend. For further information call 966-2515. … An online subscription is required to view news content […]

Friday, July 9



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 966-5542. Narcotics Anonymous […]

Saturday, July 10



Alcoholics Anonymous – noon and 7 p.m. at the fellowship hall at Pioneer Village, Highways 140 and 49 South, 966-3110. Narcotics Anonymous – 7 to 8 p.m. at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church (downstairs). Mariposa Democratic Club – meets for breakfast at 9 a.m., meeting at 9:45 a.m. at the Miner’s Inn. Mariposa Piece Makers – meet at the lower hall […]

Sunday, July 11



Alcoholics Anonymous – 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. at the fellowship hall at Pioneer Village, Highways 140 and 49 South, 966-3110. La Grange Odd Fellows Breakfast – from 7 to 11 a.m. $6 for biscuits and gravy, sausage, scrambled eggs, potatoes O’Brien, coffee and orange juice. For information, call 853-2128 or 853-2027. Motherload Pistol Club monthly steel challenge match at […]

Monday, July 12



Canteen Coffee Time – every Monday at Happy Burger Diner from 6 to 10 a.m. for veterans and their spouses. Free coffee or tea. Narcotics Anonymous – 6 to 7 p.m. at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church (downstairs). Alcoholics Anonymous – noon and 7 p.m. at the fellowship hall at Pioneer Village, Highways 140 and 49 South, 966-3110. Prayer and support […]