2020-02-27 E-Edition

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From New Orleans to Mariposa: CostaLivos is a true tale of love

Viva Italia!

Kim and Don Costa are shown inside their store, Costa Livos, in downtown Mariposa. The couple is having success with their Italian restaurant as well as their olive oil products and more. Photo by Greg LittleMost people in Mariposa know Kim and Don Costa, owners of the downtown Italian restaurant CostaLivos. But many people probably don’t know how a Cajun […]

Future of MPUD Fire uncertain; talks ongoing

Supervisors take up issue and consider possible consolidation with County Fire

There is no question fire protection is one of the biggest issues facing the residents of Mariposa County. With major wildfires happening the past three years, local residents are concerned about the issue. There is, however, another aspect of fire protection that is just as important — and how to resolve it remains in question. The issue is structure fires […]

Roberts says he is seeking attorney

FREE Man charged with attempted murder

A Greeley Hill man accused of attempted murder had his court case delayed on Monday morning. Jeron Daniel Roberts, 41, told Mariposa County Superior Court Judge Michael Fagalde he was seeking private counsel in the case. Local attorney Eugene Action had been appointed to represent Roberts, who is charged in a recent shooting incident north of Greeley Hill. The incident […]

Master Gardeners: Helping change lives

The annual plant sale at the fairgrounds is always a major event in Mariposa County. The event, presented by the local master gardeners, has grown over the years. Photo by Greg LittleEditor’s note: This is the final in a four-part series about the UC Master Gardeners of Mariposa County, which is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year. To become a […]

Accomplishments abound for program

The UC Master Gardeners of Mariposa County is celebrating 25 years in 2020. Following are various facts and information about the program. Accomplishments • Program began in 1995 with two Master Gardeners (Marilou Ellis and Joe Higuera) • Since 1995, 174 master gardeners have volunteered in Mariposa County • As of 2019, UC Master Gardeners in Mariposa have given 68,433 […]

The Butler did it!


Skylee Butler of Mariposa County High School is shown (second from right) at the Sac-Joaquin Section Masters wrestling tournament, held last weekend in Stockton. Butler finished fifth overall in the 121 pound girls weight class, which allows her to punch her ticket to the state tournament. The top six finishers in each weight class at the Masters qualified for state. […]


MCHS to have competitive cheer squad

MCHS cheer coach Kim Barnett (far right) observes Grizzly cheerleaders (from left) Desiree Maddox, Lauren Elmore, Ellejah Miles and Celianna Lee (top) practice on Monday afternoon. MCHS now has a competitive cheer team. In the background are team members Hammy Clemons, Ashley Shipman, Ryan Ramirez and Evelynn Barnett. Photo by Matt Johnson One of the goals coach Kimberly Barnett had […]

News and notes from the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office

Jail Booking Report Here are some of the highlights from the recent booking reports at the Mariposa County Jail. All suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Feb. 17 – Christian Jaymes Revis, 28, Mariposa, was arrested on two counts of failure to appear after a felony charge. • Jeron Daniel Roberts, 41, Coulterville, was […]

Mariposa County Fire Response Log

Feb. 17-23

• EMS – 2 • Fires – 4 • Public Assists – 2 • Auto Collisions – 0 Mariposa County Fire Department supports the county with 13 volunteer stations located throughout the county. If you are 18 years of age and possess a valid CA driver’s license, we would love to hear from you! Positions are available for fire/medical and […]