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Human Remains Of Missing Mariposa Woman Located

72-year-old Carol Brown of Cathey’s Valley had left her house to check on horses during the heavy rain and flooding. When she did not return after 30 minutes, her husband went out looking for her, and found her SUV on its side in a nearby creek. This past weekend the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office

MYMOTHERLODE.COM - 2018-06-22 15:51:00

Body Of Woman Swept Away In Mariposa Floods Located | Sierra News Online

MARIPOSA – The Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office has announced that human remains found near the Bear Reservoir have been identified as Carol Brown, 72, of Catheys Valley, who was swept away during the massive flooding in March.

SIERRANEWSONLINE.COM - 2018-06-22 00:20:51

One man arrested in connection with double homicide in Merced County

A 22-year-old Planada man has been arrested in connection with a gang shootout earlier this year that left two people dead.Juan Ceja-Prado was described by investigators as the "main suspect" in the Feb. 1 gun battle outside a popular taco truck on Highway 140 in Planada. Diego Gallardo, 22, and Ped

MERCED SUN-STAR - 2018-06-22 11:45:00

Fires in region stark reminder of what's ahead | Mariposa Gazette

Newspaper reader Beth Kellner shot this photo of the Boyer Fire in the Bootjack area last week. The blaze was one of several which broke out in the region. Kellner said this photo was taken from Homestead Road off of Boyer Road. The photo shows an air tanker making a drop; one of many made to help s

MARIPOSAGAZETTE.COM - 2018-06-21 14:31:00

Road closure causing businesses to struggle | Mariposa Gazette

William “Big Will” Decker is shown working in the kitchen at The Bon Ton Cafe. The cafe offers Cajun and southern food. Photo byMatt JohnsonHighway 49 might be known as “The Golden Chain Highway,” but for business owners located along the highway from Mt. Bullion to Coulterville, business has been a

MARIPOSAGAZETTE.COM - 2018-06-21 14:31:00

News and notes from the Mariposa County Sheriff's Office | Mariposa Gazette

Sheriff’s Daily LogJune 11 - Stray sheep were reported on Blue Bonnet Lane in Mariposa. • A bat was reported on Meadow Lane in Mariposa. • A suspicious vehicle was reported on Usona Road in Mariposa. • Deputies investigated a report of ID theft on Hornitos Road in Catheys Valley. • There was a repor

MARIPOSAGAZETTE.COM - 2018-06-21 14:31:00

Remains found near Bear Reservoir identified as flood victim

Honesto, 67, of La Grange near Don Pedro reservoir, had been employed as a California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation officer in Stockton before retiring more than a decade ago.

UNION DEMOCRAT - 2018-06-22 03:38:20

Traverse Creek Special Interest Area — gem of a hike

There may be gold in them thar hills but did you know that prospectors once mined emeralds as well?Find the way to bucolic Georgetown and don’t forget those hiking boots because the Traverse Creek Botanical Special Interest Area will take visitors back in time, past pits and small quarries that once

MOUNTAIN DEMOCRAT - 2018-06-22 17:00:40

All Fireworks Are Illegal In Mariposa And Eastern Madera Counties | Sierra News Online

All fireworks, including “Safe and Sane,” are illegal in Mariposa County as well as all areas east of the Madera Canal in Madera County.

SIERRANEWSONLINE.COM - 2018-06-21 19:28:34

Support sheriff's request | Mariposa Gazette

Editor,Attention Mariposa County citizens: On June 12, Sheriff Doug Binnewies went before the Mariposa County Board of Supervisors for additional financial support to add deputies and equipment.Those that know our sheriff know that he never complains about anything but when he needs help, you know f

MARIPOSAGAZETTE.COM - 2018-06-21 14:31:00

Confirmation or direction? | Mariposa Gazette

I wish I had bought that sign, but I didn’t. Since then, the gift shop has gone out of business. He who hesitates, loses out.

MARIPOSAGAZETTE.COM - 2018-06-21 14:31:00

Woman is charged with child abuse after incident | Mariposa Gazette

Johnnie Dee Wise, 28, was arrested at the Circle Drive Apartments in Mariposa, according to the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office.

MARIPOSAGAZETTE.COM - 2018-06-21 14:31:00

County Fire is in period of change | Mariposa Gazette

Editor’s note: This is the third in a four-part series about the Mariposa County Fire Department, including its past, the present and the future.

MARIPOSAGAZETTE.COM - 2018-06-21 14:31:00

Quake felt near Yosemite Lakes

There are reports from Oakhurst, Ahwanee, Yosemite Lakes Park, Coarsegold and surrounding areas.


Wheeler Fire in Mariposa County

Reminder: Scanner is not official informationJune 18, 2018 - The Mariposa County Sheriff's office NIXLE reports the following: Wheeler Fire:Fire reported on Hwy 132 near Wheeler Gulch Rd. emergency traffic responding to the area.More Details to Come.


Floating water park comes to Merced County

People of all ages will be able to bounce, splash, and float on Lake McSwain.


Vegetation Fire In Groveland Area

Cal Fire - Tuolumne County Fire Department LogoEnlarge06/19/2018 11:32 am PSTBJ Hansen, MML News DirectorGroveland, CA — Air and ground resources are on the scene of a vegetation fire reported near the intersection of Ferretti Road and Prospect Heights in Groveland.The size of the blaze has not yet


Cal Fire suspends all permits for outdoor residential burning in Mountain Area

Cal Fireannounced Monday, June 18 that it was immediately suspending all burn permits for outdoor residential burning within the State Responsibility Area of Madera, Mariposa and Merced counties.The ban is for all residential outdoor burning of landscape debris such as branches and leaves."This year


Yosemite's Mariposa Grove opens after $40-million restoration project to protect 500 ancient trees

Mariposa Grove, a 4-acre habitat of the towering reddish-brown trees, was closed for three years, said Yosemite spokesman Scott Gediman.


New chocolate shop opens in Merced

On Tuesday, Action News took a look inside and from fresh caramel apples, to chocolate treats, there's something for all dessert lovers.