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National Weather Service Says the Ferguson Burn Scar in Mariposa County Possibly Could Experience Flooding on Sunday Night Through Monday Morning
December 15, 2018 - The National Weather Service Hanford office projected precipitation amounts for Sunday evening through Monday afternoon ahead of and along an approaching cold front.
News and notes from the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office
Nov. 19 - There was a loose dog issue on Crystal Cove Lane in Mariposa. • Trespassing was reported on Ben Hur Road in Mariposa. • Deputies investigated a report of harassment at the fairgrounds in Mariposa. • There was a missing orange cat reported on Highway 49 North in Mariposa. • A dog vs. dog in
Sierra Tel Unveils 2019 Directory Honoring First Responders
The 392-page directory pays tribute to, and shows appreciation for, the first responders in our local communities who are our family, friends and neighbors. Adorning the cover of the directory is a silhouette of first responders, an American flag, and photos of our local agency’s badges.
Traffic Update….VW Golf vs Deer, Both Lost Near Sr120 / Yosemite Lakes Rd
Groveland, CA….Traffic Update….VW Golf vs Deer, Both Lost Near Sr120 / Yosemite Lakes Rd. Incident: 00202 Type: Trfc Collision-No Inj Location: Sr120 / Yosemite Lakes Rd Loc Desc: WB JWO Lat/Lon: 37.816175 -119.939604.
Madera County Sheriff’s Log Through Dec. 16
MADERA COUNTY – Following are details from the Madera County Sheriff’s Office of reports taken locally from Monday, Dec. 10, to Sunday, Dec. 16, 2018. On Monday, Dec. 10 at 12:41 a.m. deputies were dispatched to Victoria Lane regarding a possible verbal domestic. Upon arrival it was determined a mal
Mariposa County Fire Response Log
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Cal Fire Holiday Reminder – “What’s Hot And What’s Not”
MARIPOSA – During this hectic time of year, it’s important to remember that fire knows no holiday. While the danger of wildland fire may have been mitigated by recent rains, a house fire can ruin your holidays, so please be cautious with your decorations, fireplace, wood stove, Menorah and Christmas
California man, previously deported in 2014, goes on 24-hour 'reign of terror' before dying in police chase
A 36-year-old man who had been deported at least once and who owned a lengthy rap sheet died Monday after a day-long "reign of terror" in which he shot and killed someone, carjacked another person and led California police on a dangerous high-speed pursuit.
Thought Process contributes 'Upward' to The Gradient Perspective comp
East coast bass collective and label The Gradient Perspective has rocketed onto our radar this year, thanks in large part to the hustle, sweat, and drive of its founder, Jared Oppenheim, who is no stranger to our fans, though he's better known to them as Choppy Oppy. Not only will he be making his s
Two-Vehicle Crash At Tight Corner On Road 426
OAKHURST – An Oakhurst woman was transported to a Valley hospital after her SUV was struck by another vehicle on Road 426 this morning. At 11:45 a.m., just as officers were clearing the scene of a multi-vehicle crash on Deadwood (Highway 41 south of Oakhurst), reports came in of another accident, th
Secret Recipe teases new EP with 'Clam Panda'
For the third consecutive year, Secret Recipe will be making the trek out to The Untz Festival to join us in Mariposa, California from May 31 to June 2. Our friend Benji Hannus has been running himself ragged in 2018 between touring the country and promoting incredible shows in the Bay Area. But mus
Everyone loves a (Christmas) parade!
It was another successful Merry Mountain Christmas Parade this past Friday. The annual event is sponsored by the Mariposa County Chamber of Commerce. Of course, the event featured the street lined with parade-goers, including many young people hoping to get a glimpse of Santa, who was featured in th
Man dies in crash following deadly California rampage
PORTERVILLE, Calif. – A man who went on a deadly shooting, carjacking and robbery rampage in California's Central Valley died Monday during a high-speed highway chase during which he intentionally tried to smash into other cars, authorities said.
Man who ‘illegally’ razed his historic San Francisco home must rebuild an exact replica
Richard Neutra’s legacy of modernist architecture, marbled throughout southern California, has a quieter history in San Francisco. The Austrian-born architect designed just five homes in the city, including a Victorian rowhouse for refugees from Nazi Germany, his first redwood building, along with h
California jewelry store robbery thwarted after owner's nephew pulls out gun
A California jewelry store owner’s nephew pulled a gun on suspects as the two men allegedly tried to rob his uncle’s store, according to reports. The suspects, caught on video, allegedly tried to stab owner Jean Boujekian during the attempted robbery at Vana Watch and Jewelry in South Pasadena on Fr
Cal Fire Transitions into Winter Preparedness, Reduces Staffing
MARIPOSA – Cooler weather and recent rains have prompted the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire) Madera-Mariposa-Merced Unit (MMU) to transition into winter staffing levels as of Monday, Dec. 17, at 8 a.m.
California Supreme Court court blocks pardon of Cambodian refugee who killed at age 14
SAN FRANCISCO — In a rare step, the California Supreme Court has blocked Gov. Jerry Brown’s attempt to issue a pardon to a 37-year-old Cambodian refugee who killed a woman when he was 14 years old.
Southwest passenger claims airline forced her to leave pet fish at airport
A California woman is claiming a Southwest Airlines agent forced her to leave her pet fish at the airport last Wednesday. Lanice Powless, a University of Colorado student, was flying to California from Denver International Airport when she said a Southwest Airlines employee informed her that she wou
Progressive group sets Dec. 15 meeting, two speakers on agenda
Progressive Mariposa will be hosting a meeting this week with two featured speakers. Chevon Kothari, Mariposa County Health and Human Services Agency Director, and Alison Tudor, Alliance for Community Transformations Executive Director, will be the speakers.
Cleanup Worker Fired Over ‘Reprehensible’ Photos From Camp Fire Burn Zone in NorCal
Police in Northern California say they’ll pursue criminal charges against a wildfire cleanup worker who posted photos of himself posing at destroyed properties. Officials in the devastated town of Paradise said Saturday that the photos and accompanying captions by Rob Freestone are “unacceptable and