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Good news: Landfill will last longer than thought | Mariposa Gazette
This aerial photo of the landfill in Mariposa shows the size of the facility as well as its contours. County officials announced last week the landfill should last well into the future, something that was in question over the past few years. Photo by Nicole W. LittleMariposa County received some goo
Caught on camera: Mariposa County deputy pulls cup off skunk's head
A skunk was saved after a Mariposa County Sheriff's deputy pulled a plastic cup off its head. Deputy Crane saw the plastic cup on the skunk while on patrol. Deputy Crane felt bad and tried to get the cup off the skunk's head and after nearly 10 minutes of trying to use his baton to pull off the cu
Kenneth Favretto | Mariposa Gazette
Ken Favretto was born Aug. 10, 1927 in San Francisco, Calif. He passed on Oct. 8, 2018, of natural causes.
TEARS Foundation continues to grow in county | Mariposa Gazette
Mariah Lord (left) Central California Chapter Leader of the TEARS Foundation, accepts a resolution from Mariposa County Board of Supervisors chairman Rosemarie Smallcombe. Photo by Matt JohnsonThere are few events more heartbreaking for parents than losing a child during birth.The Mariposa County Bo
Family says neighbors put up signs mocking their disabled daughter
For Kelli Tanghe and her daughter, Ari, who has cerebral palsy, marathons and 5K races are their happy places.
School district inches closer to health clinic | Mariposa Gazette
Having a mobile health clinic — a health clinic on wheels — in the Mariposa County Unified School District appears to be inching toward reality.The MCUSD board of trustees unanimously agreed to move forward with submitting an application to receive a grant which would cover the costs of the health c
Ghosts On The Water: Bass Lake Halloween & Fall Carnival | Sierra News Online
BASS LAKE — Looking for a way to celebrate the spooky season that provides entertainment for little ghouls and big ones, too? Stop by the Pines Village on Sat. Oct. 27 from 12:30 – 5:30 p.m. and join in on a fun, free community event: it’s the 3rd Annual Bass Lake Halloween & Fall Carnival, a safe a
Chipping program to end soon | Mariposa Gazette
The program allows residents to have tree limbs, manzanita, der brush and other large hazardous debris chipped for free.
Exclusive Track Premiere: "Wealth and Power" by Stonecutters | MetalSucks
Few metal albums this year will have as appropriate a title asCarved in Time, the newest offering from Louisville, KY’sStonecutters.The briefest description of their music would be deathrash in a similar vein to Skeletonwitch and Revocation, but that would also be an oversimplification.Carved in Tim
Mariposa Sheriff's deputy removes cup from skunk's head - very, very carefully
MARIPOSA COUNTY, California - It was a scary job for one Mariposa County Sheriff's deputy, but someone had to do it. On Wednesday night, a deputy took it upon himself to help out a helpless animal. That animal was a skunk. Deputy Crane located a skunk with a plastic cup stuck on its head while on pa
Atwater man drives around crossing arms, gets struck by train, police say
While crossing the railroad tracks, another train traveling west collided with the rear of his vehicle, causing the vehicle to spin out and crash against a trailer in a nearby mobile home park.
Man killed running stop sign
Ceres Police said the impact with a car driven by Faye Beard, 78, of Modesto, sent her to the hospital with major injuries.
Where convicted Patterson man tried to hide small beg of meth
A 38-year-old Patterson man has been sentenced to six years in prison for trying to hide a small bag of methamphetamine in his own anal cavity while he was being booked at the Stanislaus County Jail.A jury on Sept. 12 found Joel James Cloud guilty of resisting an officer and possessing drugs in jail
Repairs begin this weekend for damaged Highway 99 in Atwater
Emergency repair efforts begin Saturday to fix the damaged overpass at Applegate Road and Highway 99 in Atwater and motorists should expect some periodic highway closures over the next several weeks.Caltrans officials on Wednesday released more scheduling details to fix the major overpass in Atwater
Meet The Voices On The Radio At KRYZ Halloween Dance Party | Sierra News Online
MARIPOSA — Broadcasting from a downtown basement, KRYZ 98.5 FM Mariposa community radio has achieved remarkable success in a pretty short period of time, thanks to a growing number of dedicated volunteers and the support of local businesses and nonprofits who have embraced the fledgling outlet from
Large tax incentive seals the deal for new hotel, conference center in Oakhurst
County leaders this week cut a deal to build a multimillion hotel and conference center in eastern Madera County.The Madera Board of Supervisors unanimously approved plans on Tuesday, Oct. 16, with Yosemite Resort, LLC, during the “On the Road” meeting in Oakhurst, providing the development group wi
31-year-old man found dead in Tuolumne County, homicide investigation underway
CRIMEPhoto: Thinkstock31-year-old man found dead in Tuolumne County, homicide investigation underwayUpon arrival at the scene, officials located 31-year-old Scott Andrew Rockey dead in a marijuana garden on his property.
Man Accused of Trying to Lure Women into His Truck Caught in Clovis
32-year-old Lammar Carey of Fresno is behind bars on felony charges of attempted kidnapping, after a witness managed to take a photo of him, and the license plate on his truck.
Woman Found Dead, Run Over In Ceres Kmart Parking Lot
Investigators saw no obvious signs of foul play, though the coroner’s office later found that the woman had what are described as “signs of being run over by a large truck, possibly a tractor-trailer.” It’s not known if she was deceased at the time she was run over.
Two Community Meetings On Ferguson Fire Repair Efforts | Sierra News Online
If you live in Mariposa, El Portal, Yosemite West, Foresta or any of the surrounding communities affected by the Ferguson Fire, you are invited to attend a community meeting to learn about the Burn Area Emergency Response (BAER) and interagency coordination that has taken place since the fire was co