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Livermore business group comes to County for retreat

Shown are members of the group who traveled from Livermore and spent time in Mariposa County. The group is hoping to partner with Mariposa officials and business leaders to encourage travel between the two destinations. Submitted photoThe Livermore Downtown Main Street Program, Livermore Valley Winegrowers and City of Livermore Economic Development Leadership held their planning retreat recently in Mariposa County. […]

Mariposa County Sheriff’s Daily Log

Feb. 5 – A verbal dispute was reported on Indian Peak Road. • There was a report of vandalism on Ernst Road in Coulterville. • A neighbor dispute was reported on Coakley Circle. • There was a report of a suspicious vehicle on Jerseydale Road. • Lost property was reported in the area of Pioneer Market. Feb. 6 – A […]

Assessment for Bridalveil rehab to be topic of upcoming meeting

Shown is Bridalveil Fall, where officials are taking input from the public about proposed upgrades to the area. A public meeting will be held Feb. 28 in Mariposa. Photo by Greg LittleYosemite National Park has announced the release of the Bridalveil Fall Rehabilitation Environmental Assessment (Bridalveil Fall EA). The public comment period for the Bridalveil Fall Rehabilitation Environmental Assessment is […]

Mariposa County Fire Response Log

Feb. 5-11

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

Castillos sets fundraiser to assist with 4-H camp

Castillos Mexican Restaurant in Mariposa has scheduled a fundraiser to benefit 4-H Camp Tweety. Castillos, located on 5th Street, will be donating 10 percent of purchases from sales on Feb. 16 and Feb. 23. Camp Tweety will be June 30-July 2 at Camp Sugar Pine in Fish Camp. The camp is for youth in grades 4-8 or 9 years old […]

New process implemented for viewing at Horsetail Falls

The falls are spectacular during the event. Submitted photoYosemite National Park officials have announced a new program for the Horsetail Fall event taking place Feb. 12-26. This program has been created to improve the overall visitor experience to view the natural Horsetail Fall phenomenon that occurs each year in mid-February when the sun’s light at sunset causes the waterfall on […]

Mariposa County Sheriff’s Daily Log

Jan. 29 – An arrest was made following a report of malicious mischief on Jessie Street. • There was a report of a loose white rooster on Joe Howard Street. • A malnourished dog was reported on Pine Crest Drive. • Shooting was reported in the area of Silva Road. Jan. 30 – There was a report of a chimney […]

Birdwalk set Feb. 17

The Sierra Foothill Conservancy and Yosemite Area Audubon Society will be holding a guided birding walk on the Stockton Creek Preserve, led by local biologist Melissa Odell. All levels of hikers are welcome to enjoy. It will be held Saturday, Feb. 17 at 9 a.m. Those interested should meet at the Highway 140 preserve entrance. For questions, call (209) 742-5556. […]

Mariposa County Fire Response Log

Jan. 22-28 • EMS – 6 • 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 […]

TRIAL BY FIRE

Newlyweds both fight fires, face challenge of not seeing one another


Dean and Elizabeth Mullis are shown above during the firefighting season, which was a challenge for the newlyweds. At left, the couple is shown at their wedding. Submitted photosEditor’s note: In the Jan. 25 edition of the Gazette, a story centered around the challenges which spouses and children of firefighters face. This follow-up story focuses on the challenges of couples […]


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