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News and notes from the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office

Sheriff’s Daily Log Dec. 2 – A large boulder was reported on Highway 140 in Mariposa. • Suspicious circumstances were reported on 6th, 10th and 12th streets, Highway 49 South and Jessie Street, all in Mariposa. • There was a rock slide on Old highway in Mariposa. • A vehicle in a ditch was reported on Highway 140 in Mariposa. […]

Mariposa County Fire Response Log

Dec. 2-8

• EMS – 7 • Fires – 2 • Public Assists – 1 • Auto Collisions – 3 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 […]

Home tour slated

One of the homes featured on last year’s Christmas Home Tour is shown. Submitted photo Soroptimist International of Mariposa is busily planning a one-day-only Christmas home tour for Saturday, Dec. 14, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. This tour combines a mix of traditional, contemporary, and unique homes. A soup lunch is included in the price of the ticket. The […]

Heritage House launches program to help those recovering from addiction

Mariposa Heritage House has announced the start of an all recovery meeting. All Recovery Support Meetings are non-denominational based on the philosophy that people from every type of addiction have much in common and can benefit from sharing together. These meetings offer a place where people can share their addiction recovery experiences and how recovery has changed their life. This […]

Remember, Honor, Teach: Wreaths event to pay tribute to veterans



 What better way to spend the upcoming weekend than at a special event which honors veterans? For the third consecutive year, the Wreaths Across America program will be held in Mariposa County. It will take place on Saturday, Dec. 14, which is National Wreaths Across America Day. This year there are more than 2,100 locations across the nation which will […]

Take the polar plunge on Jan. 1



It’s not exactly clear who first came up with the idea for polar bear plunges — or why they came up with it — but for whatever reason, they seem to be quite popular around the United States. It might seem daunting to jump into a pool of cold water, but if you’re a daredevil and like doing wild things, […]

Early deadlines set for holiday papers

With Christmas and New Year’s Day fast approaching, that means the Mariposa Gazette will have earlier deadlines for those two editions. In order to get the paper to our customers before Christmas, the paper will be printed on Monday of that week, which is Dec. 23. That means it will be delivered to our customers a day early. The same […]

Airstream enters into new agreement with AutoCamp

AutoCamp and Airstream, Inc., maker of the iconic “silver bullet” fleet of Airstream ® travel trailers, have announced an investment into AutoCamp to fuel the growth of its Airstream-focused experiential lodging business across North America. The agreement designates AutoCamp as an exclusive lodging partner of Airstream, as AutoCamp continues to attract urban dwellers to its outdoor-focused lodging properties. “For decades, […]

Manna House giving Christmas dinners to area people in need

People are urged to sign up now to get help

Manna House will be holding a Christmas giveaway in conjunction with the Kops for Kids annual event. The dinner giveaway — and Kops for Kids toy/clothing giveaway — are set Saturday, Dec. 21 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds. It is the 35th year that Manna House has provided Christmas dinners for those less fortunate […]

Tudor to speak at meeting of Progressive Mariposa group

Donation drive also sponsored by group

Alison TudorProgressive Mariposa will feature Alison Tudor, executive director of Alliance for Community Transformations, as its guest for the December general meeting. The general meeting will be held at 10 a.m. on Sunday, Dec. 15 at Mariposa County Library’s Community Room located at 4978 10th Street in Mariposa. Tudor has been the executive director of Alliance for over four years […]


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