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Mariposa County Fire Response Log

By ohtadmin | January 31, 2019

• EMS – 6 • Fires – 3 • Public Assists – 0 • Auto Collisions – 0 Mariposa County Fire Department supports the county with 14 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 […]

IN BRIEF …

By ohtadmin | January 31, 2019

LaGrange IOOF hosts breakfast The Lafayette Lodge in La Grange invites the public to breakfast on the second Sunday of each month served, from 8 -11 a.m. This month, the breakfast will be on Feb. 10. The menu includes biscuits and gravy, sausage, ham and cheese omelets and all you can eat pancakes, all for $6. Ages 6-12 are $3, […]

Every dog has its day — this year on June 21

By ohtadmin | January 31, 2019

The Mariposa County Supervisors might feel like sometimes they work like dogs. This summer, the supervisors will be working next to dogs. The supervisors voted unanimously last week to approve June 21 as “Bring Your Dog to Work Day.” With the approval of the event, county employees will be allowed to bring their leashed dogs to work with them on […]

Pledging to serve

By ohtadmin | January 31, 2019

Submitted photoOn Jan. 16, Mariposa County Superior Court Judge Michael Fagalde (left) swore in a new member, Melissa Platt, to serve on the Mariposa County Juvenile Justice Commission (JJC). The duty of the Juvenile Justice commissioners is to inquire into the administration of the juvenile court law in Mariposa County. … An online subscription is required to view news content […]

Dental health program geared for youngsters slated to end June 30

By ohtadmin | January 31, 2019

An oral health program aimed at helping children up to age 5 will come to a close on June 30. Mariposa County First 5’s Dental Health Program will reach the end of its funding, which comes through California’s Proposition 99 Tobacco Tax, on June 30. But the Mariposa County Health Department, which administers the program, is stressing that parents/caregivers still […]

Bullying town hall meeting set Feb. 15

By ohtadmin | January 31, 2019

A town hall meeting will be held in February to discuss the issue of bullying among youth. It will be held Friday, Feb. 15 at 5 p.m. at the board hearing room at 5100 Bullion Street in Mariposa. There will be information about the issue from local nonprofits, advocates and other organizations that help local children and families. Answers to […]

Rock N Write 2 slated Feb. 22

By ohtadmin | January 31, 2019

The Mariposa County High School drama club, local music teacher Adam Burns and Youth Voices will be holding Rock N Write 2 on Friday, Feb. 22 at 7 p.m. at the MCHS auditorium. This show features eight scenes inspired by eight rock songs. All tickets are just $5. Tickets are available at the Mariposa Visitor’s Center, at the door or […]

Correction

By ohtadmin | January 31, 2019

In last week’s edition of the Gazette, it was incorrectly reported in a story entitled, “MCUSD contracts with bond manager to move forward” that the Mariposa County Unified School District had already spent $12 million of its Measure L bond funds. Measure L is the 2016 bond which was passed by county voters. The story should have read, “there is […]

Audubon field trip upcoming, public invited

By ohtadmin | January 31, 2019

The cinnamon teal is one of the birds expected to be seen during the Yosemite Audubon’s upcoming field trip. National WIldlife Service photoThe public is invited to join the Yosemite Area Audubon Society on a field trip to the Merced National Wildlife Refuge (NWF) to view a wide variety of birds. There will be thousands of visiting waterfowl, shorebirds, sandhill […]

Mariposa can be a great place to hold your family reunion

By ohtadmin | January 31, 2019

Chery Davis, the author of this column, is shown (second row, third from right) with her family during a recent family reunion. Davis believes this area offers plenty of reasons to hold a reunion. Submitted photosHave you considered holding a family reunion? Mariposa is a great place for reunions. Not only do we have Yosemite, but there is the Escape […]