Thursday, Nov. 25

Alcoholics Anonymous – noon and 7 p.m. at the fellowship hall at Pioneer Village, Highways 140 and 49 South, 966-3110. Mariposa Rotary – meets at 7 a.m. at the Mariposa Senior Center. Information is available at Writers’ Workshop – every Thursday at 1 p.m. at the Mariposa Senior Center. All genres: fiction, non-fiction, poetry, memoir, etc. Everyone welcome. For […]

Making Classics Extra-special

The secret to creating a crowd-pleasing holiday spread is combining a healthy helping of tradi tion   with a pinch of the new to showcase beloved holiday flavors. Basil, thyme and black pepper provide the perfect kiss of flavor to Roast Turkey with Mushroom Stuffing. Basting the bird with an infusion of these three, along with Swanson Chicken stock and […]

Sheriff’s Dispatch Log

Nov. 8: •Calves were on Old Highway South. •An adult was smoking in a car with juveniles present. •There was a suspicious person on Clouds Rest Road. •A bear was in a yard on Henness Circle. Nov. 9: •A neighbor issue was reported on Cornett’s Entrance Road. •Someone could see smoke on Triangle Road. •A case of fraud was reported […]

CSS Thanksgiving

The members of the Christian Science Society of Mariposa invite the community to join them in celebrating Thanksgiving Day and giving thanks for all the blessings everyone enjoys. The service includes hymns and and an opportunity to express individual gratitude for God’s goodness. There will be no collection taken at this service. It is free to all. The Christian Science […]

Community service set for Thanksgiving

To express thankfulness for God’s gracious bounty to everyone and the privilege of living in a free and prosperous country, the Mariposa County Ministerial Fellowship is offering a community service of Thanksgiving on Wednesday Nov. 24, at noon at the United Methodist Church, Sixth and Bullion Streets. Non-perishable food donations are requested, and a freewill offering will be taken up […]

Thank you

Thanks to all my parents and kids for working so hard on our White Werewolves team. You guys are awesome, and I had a great time coaching and playing soccer with you this season. Congratulations on third place in the tournament. You worked really hard and you deserve it. From top left is Grace Salmon, Larry Cullens, Zeb Paige, Logan […]


There was an error in the obituary for Henry Jones. The following is the corrected information. Mr. Jones is survived by his wife, Raquel Espinosa Jones; his children, Patrick Jones of Lynnwood, WA, Megan Jones of Sunnyvale, and Marianne Jones of San Jose; and two of his brothers, Ralph Jones of Collinston, UT and Ray Jones of Edmond, OK. … […]

Driveway saga turns ugly

County retracts offer to help

THE SAVAGES SAY THIS SCOOP OF ASH IS EVIDENCE THAT THE CONTRACTOR USED A BURN PILE AS FILL FOR THEIR DRIVEWAY, WHICH HAS SINCE FAILED. For nearly a year, Vaden and Beth Savage have been trying to get a failed driveway fixed. They have worked with the Contractors State Licensing Board, an independent arbitrator and Mariposa County, all to no […]

Holiday changes deadlines

The deadline for classified advertisements for the Nov. 25 edition of the MARIPOSA GAZETTE has been moved to Monday, Nov. 22 at noon to accommodate the holiday. All display advertising and editorial deadlines remain the same. The newspaper will be mailed to subscribers and will be available in racks on Wednesday, Nov. 24. The GAZETTE office will be closed on […]

County partners with CAL FIRE

  Mariposa County and CAL FIRE have entered into an partnership to respond to hazardous materials incidents. The agreement is mutually beneficial, and costs the County nothing. Mariposa County Public Health Officer Dr. Charles Mosher presented the County’s area plan for emergency response at Tuesday morning’s board of supervisors’ meeting. The hazmat agreement is part of the overall plan. Mosher […]