Hospital ball set for Nov. 5 “Under the Tuscany Stars” is the theme of this year’s annual Black & White Ball fundraiser by the John C. Fremont Hospital Foundation. The Ball will be held on Saturday, Nov. 5 from 5:30-10 p.m., at the Mariposa Fairgrounds in the Sequoia Building. This fundraiser offers dinner by B.B.’s Catering and music is by […]

Certificate is required for short-term rental property in Mariposa County

Persons who rent property for less than 30 days in Mariposa County must register with the County. According to Mariposa County officials, anyone who rents their home, part of their home or another dwelling they own to tourists or visitors who stay less than 30 days must register with the County. Persons must register with the Mariposa County Planning Department […]

Trees being removed along Highway 49 S.

Anyone who has driven on Highway 49 South in Mariposa County lately has probably been delayed. The reason: Tree removal. Officials from Caltrans said they are removing trees along the highway. As of last week, 1,017 dead or dying trees have been removed from along the highway. Caltrans has identified 1,126 trees along that stretch of road that will be […]


Officials from Pacific Gas & Electric, following a story that appeared in last week’s newspaper, issued a statement about their criteria for removing logs and debris. Debris must meet all of the below criteria: • Debris must be from trees that PG&E contractors cut to protect power lines; • Debris is reasonably accessible by equipment/machinery; • Wood is greater than […]

Burning ban lifted in County, permits are still required

On Friday, Oct.28, at 8 a.m. CAL FIRE, Madera-Mariposa-Merced Unit (MMU), will lift the burn suspension in all State Responsibility Areas of Madera, Mariposa and Merced counties. In Mariposa County, CAL FIRE Burn Permits will be required and burning will be permitted on “Permissive Burn Days” only as established by the Mariposa County Air Pollution Control District. Permits can be […]

MCHS blows lead, homecoming against Denair

Mariposa County High School was defeated by Denair on homecoming night, 26-12. MCHS held a 6-0 lead at halftime, but gave up 20 points in the fourth quarter and struggled to move the ball downfield. The Grizzlies forced six turnovers in the first half, but only capitalized by scoring six points.The MCHS JV team also lost, 32-6. Logan Donati scored […]

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