Cal Fire celebrates 25 years in Merced County area
A special celebration at Castle Airport on Saturday recognized 25 years of fire protection by Cal Fire in Merced County.
Sun May 19, 2013
The Fresno Bee
Wildfire in Yosemite Lakes destroys one home, threatens other structures
Firefighters are battling a 50-acre wildfire that burned one home and threatened other structures in Yosemite Lakes on Sunday afternoon.
Wed May 15, 2013
The Fresno Bee
Updates: Mariposa man dies in Highway 140 crash
A 39-year-old Mariposa man is dead after a solo-vehicle crash north of Mariposa on Tuesday afternoon, the California Highway Patrol said.
Tue May 14, 2013
Hearing set in Mariposa museum theft case
One of the five men accused in the robbery of the California State Mining and Mineral Museum in Mariposa last year appeared in court Monday.
Mon May 13, 2013
Residents, Workers Call for Stop Signs at Mariposa and Penns...
More than 250 Hill residents have signed a petition requesting that stop signs be placed at the corner of Mariposa and Pennsylvania streets.
Sun May 12, 2013
The Fresno Bee
Wildfire breaks out near Yosemite Lakes Park
The fire started about 1 p.m. near Ranger Circle Drive, said Jose Quintana of Cal Fire's Madera, Mariposa, Merced unit.
Sun May 05, 2013
The Fresno Bee
Local: Valley briefs for Monday, May 6: Seeking applicants for scholarships
Applicants must be entering or continuing in undergraduate or graduate studies, or re-entering a college or university for the 2013-14 academic year.
Sat May 04, 2013
California's mythical bandit Joaquin Murieta
California's first superstar was a bandit who may have been more fiction than fact.
Where to adopt cats and dogs
Merced County Animal Shelter: Adoption fees for pet of the week are $25 for dogs and $15 for cats.
Fri May 03, 2013
Debbie Croft: Mariposa celebrates butterflies this weekend
Choosing to ignore the rush of demands and myriad obligatory tasks and responsibilities, I step outside, enjoy the caress of a springtime breeze, and watch a bumblebee or butterfly busily at work in my garden.
Thu May 02, 2013
Photo Gallery: Preview of new Pizza Factory mural
MARIPOSA — One year after a massive fire destroyed the historic Pizza Factory in downtown Mariposa, the eatery is reopening its doors on May 11.
Wed May 01, 2013
San Joaquin Valley farmers lag as nitrogen program signup deadline looms
With a deadline less than two weeks away, officials say hundreds of regional farmers have not signed up for the state's mandatory "nitrogen budgeting" program aimed at improving groundwater quality.
Man accused in Mariposa museum gold theft should face trial, judge rules
A Mariposa County judge has determined that ample evidence exists to try a 41-year-old man accused of participating in last year's brazen robbery at the California State Mining and Mineral Museum in Mariposa.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
Third defendant in Mariposa gold heist pleads no contest
One of five men men accused of participating in last year's $1.3 million robbery at the California State Mining and Mineral Museum in Mariposa pleaded no contest Monday to 10 counts, including auto theft and robbery.
Sat Apr 27, 2013
Hike of the Week: Exploring Big Trees Hunters Camp and Carson Falls
This week our family headed out to explore some of the less traveled and more challenging trails just outside of Fairfax.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
Mariposa symphony to celebrate coming of spring
Springtime is the season for wildflowers, sunshine, waterfalls and ample opportunities to be outdoors.
Thu Apr 25, 2013
The Merced Golden Lions will host the Merced Youth Sports Parade starting at 10 a.m. Saturday on West Main Street, between Martin Luther King Jr.
Mon Apr 22, 2013
Two defendants in $1.3 million Mariposa gold heist plead no contest
Two of five men accused of participating in last year's brazen $1.3 million gold and gem robbery at the California State Mining and Mineral Museum in Mariposa pleaded no contest Monday afternoon to numerous charges.
Web Exclusive: Children's Hospital Patients Take Part in Butterfly Release
Patients at Children's Hospital Central California were treated to something quite special on this Earth Day as they helped release brand new butterflies into the world as part of The Mariposa Butterfly Festival.
My Mother Lode
Written By Senator Anthony Cannella, Senator Tom Berryhill and Senate Republican Leader Bob Huff, these Republicans Senators represent the following counties: Amador, Calaveras, Fresno, Los Angeles, Madera, Mariposa, Merced, Mono, Monterey, Orange, San Benito, San Bernardino, San Joaquin, Stanislaus, San Joaquin, and Tuolumne.