Local GOP gives approval to Allen

Travis AllenAssemblyman Travis Allen (R-Huntington Beach) has announced the Mariposa County Republican Central Committee unanimously voted to endorse his candidacy for California governor. Mariposa County is the fifth Republican Central Committee to endorse Allen for governor. In addition to Mariposa County, Allen has also been endorsed by the Republican Parties of Amador, El Dorado, Nevada and San Benito counties. “I […]


In our March 22 edition, we made a major mistake in our lead story about a local candidate who has a violent past but says he is now rehabilitated. We listed his name as Gary Amundson but it should have been Tony Amundson. We sincerely apologize for any confusion this has caused. We strive to make as few errors as […]

Weed abatement will be part of county plan

Mariposa County officials are moving forward this year with the weed abatement program. “We had some push back from concerned residents,” said Mike Healy, director of public works about last year’s program. That program was going to be implemented but officials decided to take a step back and further study the matter. Part of that push back came from owners […]

Master Gardener Spring Plant Sale returns

The Mariposa Master Gardener Spring Plant Sale is back. Mariposa’s biggest plant sale is slated Saturday, April 28 beginning at 8 a.m. and lasting until it is sold out. It will be in the Amigo Picnic area of the Mariposa County Fairgrounds. As always, there will be hundreds of edible plants (loads of tomatoes are already started). In response from […]

Annual gem and mineral show scheduled April 7-8

The annual gem and mineral show attracts a wide variety of vendors as well as interested buyers. File photoA gem of an event is back for another year. The Mariposa Gem and Mineral Show, an annual fundraiser for the California State Mining and Mineral Museum, is scheduled for April 7-8 at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds. It will take place from […]

Mariposa County Fire Response Log

March 19-25

• EMS – 2 • Fires – 1 • Public Assists – 4 • Auto Collisions – 3 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 […]

Northern Mariposa History Center announces spring speaker series

Hard Luck Lin, aka Linda Tiegland Clark is shown. Submitted photo The Northern Mariposa County History Center had to postpone a March presentation with Scott Carpenter due to weather. Now, the NMCHC’s second program, on April 7, has to be rearranged, as Julia Parker, the native American basket maker and historian, had to cancel her appearance. Hard Luck Lin (aka […]

Departing nursing officer honored by JCF

JCF chief nursing officer Theresa Loya (right) is leaving her job for an opportunity in Oregon. She was honored at the most recent JCF board meeting. She is shown with JCF board chairman Candy O’Donel-Browne. Photo by Matt Johnson A longtime employee of John C. Fremont Healthcare District was honored at the March 21 hospital board meeting in Mariposa. Theresa […]

Piece Makers quilting group sets next show, invites public

The Mariposa Piece Makers formed 17 years ago as a group of quilters who wanted to share ideas and inspire and learn from each other in their quilting aspirations. It was a small group of ladies that has grown to over 50 members who attend the monthly meetings. The group meets the second Saturday of each month at 9:30 a.m. […]

The FEMA saga has not stopped for county officials

Even after last week’s storm, officials still struggling to get funds from 2017

You might think issues involving heavy rains and problems with roads in Mariposa County might have to do with last week. And though there is some of that, county officials are still dealing with the floods of February 2017 — and lack of federal action. Following those monsoons, many roads were heavily damaged in the county, a lot of it […]

Category Pages are limited to 60 days. Please use the archive page or the search box to find older articles.