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Rotary members hear details about local Fire Safe Council

By ohtadmin | February 15, 2018

Brittani Perez, right, is shown holding the Rotary Four Way Test pin, given to her by President Ophelia McInturff. Submitted photo by Ron IudiceThe Mariposa-Yosemite Rotary Club recently welcomed Brittani Perez, Outreach and Education Coordinator for the Mariposa County Fire Safe Council, as its guest speaker during its weekly breakfast meeting. Perez addressed the club by presenting a timely (in […]

Vision of Mariposa County’s future discussed during meeting of board

By ohtadmin | February 15, 2018

What does the future of Mariposa County look like? That simple question is anything but simple. Mariposa County Chief Administrative Officer Dallin Kimble addressed that issue during a meeting of the board of supervisors on Tuesday. “Once we establish a vision, we can determine the objectives,” said Kimble. Kimble gave an overview of how he has been spearheading the effort […]

Michael Edward Lichtenstein

By ohtadmin | February 15, 2018

Michael Lichtenstein passed away Jan. 29, 2018, at Clovis Community Medical Center in Clovis, Calif. He was born May 13, 1939, in San Francisco and raised in Oakland by Marjorie S. and George B. Lichtenstein. Michael attended Oakland High School and received his degree at U.C. Berkeley. As a young man, he worked for Yosemite Park & Curry Company as […]

Lady Griz shut down Denair, go undefeated in league games

By ohtadmin | February 15, 2018

MCHS’s Kylie Ward shoots over the outstretched arms of Denair’s McKenna Potter in MCHS’s win on Monday evening. Photo by Matt Johnson The Grizzlies rule the Southern League. Not that it’s a huge surprise at this point. The Mariposa County High School girls basketball team won its 17th straight game and went undefeated in league play with a 60-26 win […]

Biomass plant not good for Mariposa County

By ohtadmin | February 15, 2018

Editor, One more unproven project promoted by a chosen few is of great concern to many of us residing in close proximity to the proposed biomass site. Yes, the current front page article in the Mariposa Gazette regarding the proposed Biomass plant is crucial. Allowing this plant an unconditional use permit in the light manufacturing zone is unacceptable. The site […]

Borba settles in as coach, team heading to Masters

By ohtadmin | February 15, 2018

Angie BorbaFor Angie Borba, working with the youth in the community is pretty much a calling in life. “I think I have a lot to offer,” said Borba. Borba has worked with dozens of children over the years as a martial arts instructor. It’s a big time commitment. When she’s not involved with the youth at Mariposa Martial Arts Academy, […]

Norman Sherwood Wehman

By ohtadmin | February 15, 2018

Norman Sherwood Wehman was born in the Bronx, N.Y., on June 4, 1929. He was born to Frederic Mortimer Wehman and Eleanore Sherwood Wehman. He passed away Jan. 28, 2018 in Clovis, Calif. He was married to Barbara Wehman on Oct. 27, 1956. His children include Diana Hancock (Randy), Matthew Wehman (Angela), John Wehman ( Jean) and Sara Wehman. He […]

Making his way back

By ohtadmin | February 15, 2018

Casey Miller (3) made his way back onto the court for a brief moment last week. The MCHS senior has been sidelined much of the season with a serious knee injury. Miller was honored by the fans and teammates as he made his way off the court. Photos by Matt JohnsonAs one die-hard fan of the Mariposa County High School […]

Your photos

By ohtadmin | February 15, 2018

Reader Frank Mock took this photo of the sunset with his iPhone in the Raymond area. Mock is a Sheriff’s Community Organized Policing Effort (SCOPE) unit member and took the photo while performing house checks. Do you have a photo for this weekly feature? If so, email it to greg@mariposagazette.com. Please include your name and a short description of the […]

Darleen Peterson

By ohtadmin | February 15, 2018

Darleen Sharen Peterson passed away unexpectedly Jan. 27, 2018 at Alta Bates Medical Center in Oakland, Calif. She was 69 years old. Darleen was born Jan. 25, 1949 to Frank and Louise Boteilho in Honolulu, Hawaii. She retired in 2015 from Mariposa County after working 28 years as an executive secretary for the Public Works Department. Darleen enjoyed working in […]