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Cartel Pot Grow On Forest Service Land

MARIPOSA COUNTY – On July 8, 2015 the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office along with the US Forest Service, conducted a marijuana eradication operation in the Sierra National Forest. The garden, located in the Signal Peak area, was identified as an illegal Mexican Cartel Drug Trafficking Operation. While entering the garden complex, members of the eradication team located two subjects. One ...

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Sheriff’s Office Receives Life-Saving AEDs

MARIPOSA – The Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office has graciously accepted a donation of seven Automated External Defibrillators, otherwise known as AEDs, from Rick Roesch, owner of Mercy Ambulance. An automated external defibrillator is a portable electronic device that automatically diagnoses life-threatening ventricular fibrillation and ventricular tachycardia in a patient. This is when the heart’s chambers “fibrillate” in an unsynchronized way, ...

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Moon In Leo And The Wise Guys At Mariposa Art Park

Written by Ronnie Sweeting – Producer/Mariposa Evenings MARIPOSA – Cousin Jack’s Mariposa Evenings – brought to you by The Mariposa County Arts Council and its many fine sponsors – presents, live in concert, John Cardenas & the Wise Guys on Friday, July 10, and Moon in Leo on Saturday, July 11. The Wise Guys, with vocalist John Cardenas, pay homage ...

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Sheriff Asks For Community’s Help This Weekend

MARIPOSA COUNTY – Fireworks are illegal in Mariposa County, and those who violate the fireworks laws are subject to a maximum of $1,000 fine and up to one year in county jail. However, if you possess large quantities of dangerous fireworks, prosecutors could charge you with a felony, punishable by up to three years in California state prison and fines up ...

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Transient Brandishes Gun At Mariposa Church

MARIPOSA – A Mariposa area man has been arrested after wielding a gun and threatening people at a church in Mariposa. On Friday, June 24, at approximately 7:30 p.m., the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office Emergency Dispatch received a 911 call from the St. Joseph’s Catholic Church. The caller stated there was a man threatening people with a shotgun at the ...

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Soul Galaxy Performs At Mariposa Art Park July 4th

Written by Ronnie Sweeting Cousin Jack’s Mariposa Evenings – brought to you by The Mariposa County Arts Council and it’s many fine sponsors – continues on into the summer, presenting Soul Galaxy on Saturday, July 4th. On Friday, July 3, The Mariposa Symphony Orchestra will present “An Independence Day Spectacular” at the Mariposa County Amphitheater, so there will be no ...

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Mariposa Sheriff Warns Residents About Burn Ban

MARIPOSA COUNTY – The Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office would like to remind everyone of the Proclamation issued by Cal Fire regarding suspended burning permits and other uses of open fire, campfires and outdoor smoking. On June 11, 2015, per section 4423.1 of the Public Resources Code, Nancy Koerperich, Unit Chief of the Madera-Mariposa-Merced CAL FIRE unit issued the following: Due ...

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Update On Triangle Fire Friday 10AM

MARIPOSA COUNTY – The Triangle Fire, which started on Thursday, June 18, at 12:03 p.m. on Triangle Road near Buckingham Mountain, is now estimated at 60 acres with 60 percent containment. All roads in the area have been reopened, according to the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office. Most of the resources from this incident have been committed to other larger fires ...

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House Fire On Usona Road

MARIPOSA COUNTY – Crews were dispatched to numerous reports of a fire on Usona Road between Indian Peak Road and Boulder Ridge Road, just after 8 a.m. this morning. When firefighters arrived, they found a house fully involved. The fire also spread into the vegetation, charring three-quarters of an acre before the forward progress was stopped.

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Symphonic Star Wars in Mariposa

MARIPOSA – The Mariposa Symphony Orchestra’s “Independence Day Spectacular!” concert features an eclectic mix of Americana, prompting MSO Founder/Conductor Les Marsden to describe the event as “Cowboys, Droids and Young Composers.” The Friday, July 3rd concert at Mariposa County Park Amphitheatre will feature cowboys in the form of American composer Aaron Copland’s western-homage “Rodeo.”

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