Kops for Kids is huge success



Several hundred parents visited the Mariposa County Fairgrounds for 2014’s Kops for Kids toy giveaway charity event. (Erik Skindrud | The GAZETTE)Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, 12 noon – The county’s Kops for Kids toy distribution teamed up with a food giveaway by Manna House and the Merced County Food Bank to spread Christmas cheer to several hundred local families today. With […]

Ponderosa Basin home damaged by fire



Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014 – 4:06 p.m. – Around 3 a.m. this morning, firefighters responded to a residence at 2450 Coachman Road in Ponderosa Basin. According to Interim Fire Chief and Sheriff Doug Binnewies, first responders found a fully-involved structure fire.The resident, Albert Nocciolo, was treated for burns to his hands by Mercy Ambulance. He was later cleared to leave.Both […]

Cold nips gardens – and people



Frost patterns adorned this windshield off Old Highway on Wednesday morning. (Carol Reiter | The GAZETTE)Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014 – 9:15 a.m. – Town temperatures bottomed out at 20 degrees F this morning, with lows at Midpines and Bootjack touching the teens. Thursday morning’s Yosemite Valley low is forecast to plummet to 15 degrees.At Mariposa’s Creekside Nursery, owner Tom Ritter […]

2014-12-18 E-Edition

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