Supervisors wrestle with budget balance

CAO Rick BensonJust weeks after the Mariposa County Board of Supervisors passed a balanced budget that spared many cuts that were feared, it was faced with making some pretty significant adjustments. Those changes were made at Tuesday’s board meeting. County Administrative Officer Rick Benson said the recently-completed budget process was unlike the practice that has been undertaken in previous years. […]

Fly-in draws crowd to airport

The Sikorsky Skycrane pictured above was one of the many aircraft on display during last Saturday’s Flyin at the Mariposa-Yosemite Airport. The annual event, sponsored by the Experimental Aircraft Association, showcases all kinds of small planes, offers programs for children and helps the community understand the workings of the airport…. An online subscription is required to view news content on […]

Size matters

Frank and Eileen Balajadia show off their winning Sweet Pea Currant tomatoes, which took “Smallest Tomatoes” honor at the Mariposa Agri-Nature Association’s A Tomato Fest. The pair grew the tiny winners at their Grosjean Road home…. An online subscription is required to view news content on this website. To continue reading please enter your username and password below. Not a […]

Grizzlies crush Gustine, host Knights Friday

Mariposa will enter Friday night’s Southern Athletic League clash against Ripon Christian’s Knights with a 1-0 league mark after last Friday night’s crushing of Gustine’s Reds, 35-0. “Our defense played pretty well, and we had a great goal line stand to end of the first half,” said head coach Dennis Blessing. “We’ll have to bring our ‘A’ game against Ripon […]

Junior varsity blanks Reds, 25-0

Dan Tucker | The Gazette Mariposa’s Sebastian Padua (No. 6) breaks up a pass play in the junior varsity’s loss to Livingston. The JVs will look to improve on their 1-0 SAL record Friday when they host Ripon Christian at 5:30 p.m. in Pioneer Market Grizzly StadiumMariposa’s junior varsity football team launched its Southern Athletic League campaign on a high […]

Bears post victories

Last weekend, the Mariposa Youth Football Bears posted wins in three different games. The varsity team defeated Calvary, 36-0. The junior varsity team won, 35-6, and the novice team won, 7-0. The varsity team is now 5-1 overall, the JVs are 4-2, and the novice team is 4-2. No further details were available on the Bears’ Web site or from […]


Los Dientes spanks Ranch Fence

In last Tuesday’s Mariposa Parks and Recreation Department’s Adult Softball League action, Los Dientes bolted to a 10-2 advantage in the first two innings of its battle with Ranch Fence and cruised to a 16-7 league win. In the evening’s second contest, S&S Electric blitzed The Oaks, 25-6. S&S put the game out of reach with a 15-run eruption in […]

Head over heels

Mariposa’s Franz Wall (No. 12) skys over a Delhi defender in last week’s Southern Athletic League match. Tuesday, Mariposa was drilled by Gustine, 7-2, in a league match. No other recent results were received by head coach Adam Finney…. An online subscription is required to view news content on this website. To continue reading please enter your username and password […]


Lady Griz slay SAL opponents

With a pair of convincing Southern Athletic League victories over Gustine Tuesday, and Delhi last Thursday, Mariposa’s varsity volleyball team continued its unbeaten string. Gustine’s Reds were drilled by Mariposa, 3- 0, Tuesday in matches that were won by wide margins (25-6, 25-7, 25- 9). Khrissy Schellentrager paced Mariposa’s offensive attack with five kills, four aces, and a pair of […]

Doc’s Pigskin Predictions

Well, the first week of league play has come and gone, and things went pretty much according to script. The surprise has to be Delhi, the Hawks put a whoopin’ on Denair and could be a real threat in the Southern Athletic League (SAL) this season. Delhi 42, Denair 7: The Hawks came out pounding on the ground, and Denair’s […]