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Before Perils set to perform on Friday night in Mariposa

Before PerilsMusic on the Green continues into the 2018 season of music by featuring the gypsy-jazz of Before Perils on Friday, June 29. Over the last nine years, Before Perils has refined its four members’ cross-fusion of styles into something beyond the gypsy jazz genre, molding a mature acoustic music that shares its rythmic diversity with the dynamics of rock […]

Soul Galaxy sets July 4 concert

The Soul Galaxy will be holding its fourth annual Independence Day concert in Mariposa. It will be held July 4 from 7-9 p.m. at the Mariposa Art Park, located at 5013 Highway 140. It is free to the public. Soul Galaxy has performed in past years as a sextet, quintet, quartet and power trio, but always with the same nucleus […]

Krizan to speak about WWII aircraft

The Mariposa Museum and History Center will be holding a history chat with Tony Krizan. It will be held Sunday, July 15 at 2 p.m. at 5119 Jessie Street in Mariposa. Krizan will present a slide show on famous World War II pilots and their aircraft. The slideshow will feature pilots and aircraft from allied nations plus adversaries from the […]

From CHP to a new addition, it was all in 1958

Shown are some images from 1958 in Mariposa. They include the California Highway Patrol officers (both top and bottom photos) as well as the hospital in Mariposa. The solarium to the hospital was added in 1958, but is not shown in this photo. The Highway Patrol became a fixture in the town with the addition of a new office. The […]

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What can you do about rattlesnakes on your property?

  Question: The late spring and early summer always seem to bring out rattlesnakes on my property. I have two dogs and I am worried about them and myself. I have heard you need a fishing license to kill one, even if it is on your own property. Is that true? (Linda) Answer: Spring and summer are peak seasons for […]

MLJT offering summer work skills program for students

  A special job placement program is providing the next “S.T.E.P.S.” toward employment for youth and young adults in Mariposa County. The Summer Training and Employment Program for Students (S.T.E.P.S.), a program offered through Mother Lode Job Training, is available to students between the ages of 16 to 21. It is funded by grant funds. It is only available for […]

Rodeo royalty candidates named

Rodeo royalty candidates for the 2018 Mariposa County Fair have been announced. The 2018-2019 contestants are: • Jr. Princess: Lily Habeck, 7, Catheys Valley; Danielle Turck, 10, Mariposa. • Princess: Jenna Binnewies, 13, Mariposa; Tillyanna Healey, 12, Mariposa; Desiree Turck, 14, Mariposa; Rachel Borreson, 12, Ahwhanee. • Queen: Ciana DeSelle, 17, Tuolumne; Ashley Sedgwick, 18, Snelling. Competition takes place on […]

News and notes from the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office

Sheriff’s Daily Log June 18 – Trapped cats were reported on Boyer and La Rosa Roads in Mariposa. • An abandoned horse was reported on Ben Hur Road in Mariposa. • A vegetation fire was reported on Highway 132 and Wheeler Gulch in Coulterville. • A burglary was reported on Paraiso Boulevard in Lake Don Pedro. • Deputies investigated a […]

Miner’s supports local veterans

American Legion Post 567 announced that Miner’s Roadhouse 140 will honor local veterans as their “Organization of the Month” for July. As part of this program, T-Shirts are available for sale with proceeds going directly to The American Legion to support VETAPP (Veteran’s Employment Training and Placement Program). VETAPP is an extension of the Service Dog Program as the Legion […]

Mariposa County Fire Response Log

June 17-23

• EMS – 7 • Fires – 5 • Public Assists – 0 • Auto Collisions – 2 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 […]

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