Creole Jazz Kings will play in Art Park

Concert is free to the public

Music of Tom Hoffmann will celebrate International Jazz Day 2015 on April 30 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Mariposa Art Park. The Creole Jazz Kings, featuring trumpeter Bob Sakoi, clarinet and sax player Tom Schmidt, Keith Baltz and Kurt Abell, will be playing jazz music. Admission is free to the public. The non-profit organization will accept taxdeductible donations. The […]

Santi fundraiser happens Monday

Melissa Land, a chef at Mariposa’s 1850 restaurant, recently shared the story of Tom Santi with her coworkers. After hearing about Santi’s battle with ALS, a progressive neurodegenerative disease, the team decided to create a fundraiser for Santi. It happens from 5 to 9 p.m. on Monday, April 27 at the 1850 restaurant in town. Tom and Donna Santi have […]


April 13 • A report of fraud was received from Highway 140. • A scam was reported from Peg Leg Road. • A runaway juvenile was reported from Boyer Road. • A caller from Granite Springs Road reported a neglected dog. • A harassment report was taken on Mariposa Creek Circle. April 14 • A report of harassment was received […]

Reprinted from June 16, 1906

Souvenir postal cards showing excellent views of the San Francisco fire can be had at the Mariposa Drug Store. Price is 25 cents per dozen. … An online subscription is required to view news content on this website. To continue reading please enter your username and password below. Not a subscriber? Please click here to order a subscription. Existing print subscribers receive […]

MyIP to co-host student conference

Mariposa Youth Impact Project (MyIP) is partnering with UC Merced to offer Mariposa County Unified School District high school students the opportunity to participate in the student leadership and empowerment conference, scheduled for Saturday, April 25 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the UC Merced campus. The Lift While You Lead Empower Me Leadership and Empowerment conference is for […]


Woodland Elementary School students showed off their talents to a full house of families, teachers and students at the talent show, which was held in March. There were 28 acts that includled electric guitarists singing classic rock songs, vocalists, skits, baton twirlers, dancers, a jump roper, a keyboardist, a pianist and a local rapper. Each performer received a certificate from […]

Concert will feature music from Disney

MCHS chorus will sing on April 30

The Mariposa County High School advanced chorus will present a choir concert featuring music from the Disney Anthology on Thursday, April 30 at 7 p.m. in the Richard D. Fiester Auditorium at the school. The choir will perform songs from “The Little Mermaid,” “The Lion King,” “Beauty and the Beast,” and many others. Tickets may be purchased from choir members […]

Mariposa Musuem sets fireside chat

The Mariposa Museum and History Center will host a fireside chat on Sunday, April 26 at 2 p.m. at the museum, 5119 Jessie Street in Mariposa. Jean and Carolyn Werly will host a presentation on the Harlow Fire, which happened in July of 1961. They will share their experiences of living through the five days of the fire. Admission is […]


Optometrist Neil Nebeker and his staff recently donated their time and expertise to Sierra Foothill Charter School, performing vision screenings on all students. The paperwork with the results went home with students ‘ second trimester report cards. Here, kindergartener Vera Smerber follows the instructions of one of Dr. Nebeker’s assistants while getting her vision checked…. An online subscription is required […]

Music marathon is taking over History Center

Saturday event features Grizzly Band and more

The Mariposa County High School Grizzly Band will host the Dr. Phillip M. Smith Band Marathon on Saturday, April 25 at the Mariposa Museum and History Center. The event will kick off at 9 a.m. with the Grammywinning Grizzly Band playing. The event, which runs until 5 p.m., will also feature local bands and the Mariposa County School District Elementary/Middle […]