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. April 9 – Alonso Munoz Rodriguez, 36, Midpines, was arrested for failure to appear in court. • Pamela Suzanne Reason, 44, Mariposa, was arrested for a crime against an elder/dependent adult. April 11 – Casey McCready, 48, Mariposa, was arrested for […]

Nurse assistants training slated

John C. Fremont Healthcare District is offering a Nursing Assistant Training Program. The start date of the training program is June 11. It is an eight week paid onthe job training program in which trainees are hired as temporary employees. Trainees will earn the current minimum wage during the training program. Upon satisfactory completion of the educational requirements and successfully […]

Your photos

Reader Codie Hart recently submitted this colorful photo. Hart said “spring is definitely here. I pass this gorgeous shrub on my walks along Brooks Road.” Do you have a photo for this weekly feature? If so, email it to Please include your name and a short description of the photo. Submitted photo… An online subscription is required to view […]


Clampers dedicate plaque to honor landmark road

E Clampus Vitus Matuca Chapter 1849 Clampers Dave Cox (left) and Dave Boatright watch as Noble Grand Humbug Darrin Williams reads the proclamation commemorating the 100th anniversary of the opening of Legislative Route 18 at the dedication of the monument located at the corner of Yaqui Gulch and Old Highway. This monument is the 37th historic site dedicated by the […]

Mariposa County Fire Response Log

April 9-15• EMS – 8 • Fires – 0 • 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 […]

Important election dates set

The election season has been heating up lately, and some important dates are upcoming. The Mariposa County Registrar of Voters Office has announced several key dates. May 21 is the last day to register to vote. Persons who have not registered can do so at the Mariposa County Clerk’s Office located in the government center complex in Mariposa. To check […]



Christopher Lee Sitton, 34, of Mariposa, was arrested on April 4 for the charge of “sending harmful matter to seduce minors.” Our story had the charge listed incorrectly and included sexual intercourse. We apologize for the error. The actual charge accuses Sitton of penal code 288.2, which includes someone who knowingly “distributes, sends, causes to be sent, exhibits, or offers […]

Donations sought for summer docent program at the museum

Madison Stitt was one of the first docents hired to be part of the Summer Docent Program at the Mariposa Museum and History Center. Donations are now being sought to help local high school students learn job skills as well as have summer employment. Submitted photoIn the summer of 2015, The Mariposa Museum and History Center, in conjunction with Richard […]

May forum in Mariposa to focus on senior health

An educational forum will be held in May for senior citizens. The Annual Senior Health Fair and Expo will be open to seniors, family members, caregivers and other Mariposa county residents. This year’s event will be held on the second Friday of the month, May 11, at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds. It will be from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. […]

Book sale slated for May at library

The Friends of the Library’s semi-annual book sale is happening the first weekend in May. The sale starts on Thursday, May 3, from 1-6 p.m. On Friday, May 4, the sale is from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. The book sale will continue Saturday, May 5, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., with the last day of the sale on […]

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