Hiker rescued after breaking leg on trail in Mariposa County
An injured hiker is recovering after being rescued in Mariposa County. Officials say the hiker had broken their leg about two miles into the "Hites Cove" trail.
Mariposa County Could Receive Millions In Grants
Sonora, CA – The Sierra Nevada Conservancy (SNC) will consider $22.5 million in forest resilience, land conservation, and recreation grants next month, and millions could go to Mariposa County. The Conservancy is a California state agency focused on supporting and improving the environmental, economic, and social well-being of the...
Three Days On The Mariposa Gold Rush Trail
Of all the gold rush towns in California, none has a richer history than Mariposa. Nestled in the Sierra foothills along the historic Golden Chain Highway (Hwy 49), Mariposa serves as the gateway to Yosemite National Park while boasting deep ties to native cultures and immigrants alike. From the Miwuk...
Lockdown placed on 2 Mariposa County schools, deputies say
MARIPOSA, Calif. (KSEE/KGPE) – A lockdown was placed on Mariposa Elementary School and Mariposa County High School on Thursday morning as a precautionary measure because of a suspicious person in the area, deputies say. According to a social media post from the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office, the Mariposa County Deputy assigned as the School Resource […]
Central Sierra Bikers for Christ to Hold Bike Blessing & Run
OAKHURST — Start your engines and get ready to ride, everyone! This Saturday, Central Sierra Bikers for Christ will be holding their annual motorcycle bike blessing and benefit run. All proceeds go directly to the Helping Hands Pregnancy & Parenting Center in Oakhurst and Mariposa. Date & Time:. Saturday,...
"It's nothing short of devastating": Groveland businesses brace for impact of closure to Yosemite artery
GROVELAND, California (KOVR) -- However quiet it feels at the entrance to Yosemite National Park, it feels silent to Finn Horsley. "The waterfalls are full flow, the perfect time to visit Yosemite," says Horsley. "And then this happened." He and his wife bought the Charlotte Hotel in 2019 and have...
Broadband for All, Digital Equity, and BEAD Planning Workshop - Tuolumne
The Central Sierra Broadband Utility Zone, consisting of Alpine County, Amador County, Calaveras County, Mariposa County, and Tuolumne County, the California Department of Technology (CDT), and the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) are hosting a workshop to seek input on the development on the State Digital Equity Plan (SDEP) and the Broadband Equity, Access, and Deployment (BEAD) Five-Year Action Plan.
Ex-corrections officer accused of raping 13 inmates at California women's prison
Gregory Rodriguez, 55, of Fresno has been booked into Madera County Jail on 96 charges, the vast majority of which are for rape and other violent sex crimes.
Groveland Begins Manhole Rehabilitation In Wastewater Improvement Project
Groveland, CA – Now that the pipe work is done, crews will begin rehabilitating manholes in the Groveland area. The work is part of the Groveland Community Services District’s (GCSD) $5.8 million Wastewater Collection System Improvement Project, as earlier detailed here. District officials report that this phase will have crews rehabilitating about 30 originally installed, broken-down manholes throughout the sewer collection system.
Traffic Restrictions Next Week in Mariposa County
MARIPOSA COUNTY – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has the following operations scheduled for next week in Mariposa County. • One-way traffic control from Schilling Road to Buckhorn Fire Road near Coulterville for drainage cleaning/inspection beginning Tuesday, May 30, through Wednesday, May 31, 2023, from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Mariposa County Seeking Community Feedback
MARIPOSA—Mariposa County is excited to announce community feedback and engagement opportunities to help guide future decision-making. One of the efforts is the launch of a community survey to gather feedback from residents. The survey is part of an effort to update The Mariposa County Strategic Plan to reflect the current needs and priorities of the community. The survey will allow residents to provide feedback on a range of topics, including public safety, transportation, services, and more.
Apply Now to Serve on the Madera County Civil Grand Jury
MADERA COUNTY — The principal purpose of the Grand Jury is to guard the public interest, giving citizens of Madera County a means to participate in the affairs of their local government. Serving on a grand jury is a unique opportunity to make a difference and to help improve local government. Now’s your chance to serve on the Madera County Civil Grand Jury.
Girl Scout Troop 4049 to Hold Open Troop Event in Oakhurst
OAKHURST — There’s a lot more to being a Girl Scout than just selling cookies. It’s also about making new friends and having exciting adventures. This Saturday, Girl Scout Troop 4049 will be holding an open troop event at Oakhurst Community Park. There’ll be crafts, snacks, games, and lots and lots of fun, so we’ll see you there!
Hospital board’s 3-page criticism ‘could have been mitigated by a phone call’
MADERA, Calif. (KSEE/KGPE) – In the wake of Madera Community Hospital’s closure, backlash over if and when it will reopen continues – with criticism now aimed at California State Senator Anna Caballero. In a letter sent out on Tuesday, May 23, by Deidre de Silva, Chair of the Board of the Madera County Hospital, allegations were […]
Injuries Reported in Two-Vehicle Crash on SR-145 in Madera County
The California Highway Patrol responded to a report of a car crash on SR-145 in Madera County on the afternoon of May 23, 2023. The traffic collision occurred at approximately 1:00 p.m. on State Route 145 between Road 29 and Storey Road, officials said. Details on the Car Crash on...
Flood warning issued near Mariposa County
MARIPOSA COUNTY, Calif. (KSEE/KGPE) — A flood warning has been issued for areas near Mariposa County, the National Weather Service (NWS) in Hanford has announced. At 9:37 a.m. on Wednesday, NWS experts forecasted a chance for minor flooding in the Merced River at Pohono Bridge until further notice. The area includes Northside Drive and Southside […]
School Dance Gets Cut Short Due To Shooting In Madera, No Injuries Reported
MERCED, Calif. (KMJ/FOX26) — A school dance got interrupted by a nearby shooting in Madera Thursday evening. The Madera County Sheriff’s Office was called about a shooting in the area of Club Drive and Midland Way, which is adjacent to Berenda Elementary School. Deputies learned a school dance...
Emergency Road Repair Near Groveland
Groveland, CA – Emergency road repairs will cause motorist delays for two days on Highway 120 west of Groveland. Today and tomorrow (May 25), Caltrans crews will work to repair and resurface a section of the highway between Old Priest Grade and Deer Flat Road, just west of Groveland, that was damaged after this past winter’s storms. Flaggers will conduct one-way traffic control 24/7 on those days.
Mariposa County Announces Downtown Mariposa Renovations Kick Off with Sewer Revitalization Project
May 30, 2023 - Mariposa County was awarded a $6.3 million grant through the Economic Development Administration (EDA)/Department of Commerce for downtown renovations. To start this renovation project focused on improving infrastructure, contracted crews will update sewer lines in mid-June. This work will focus on 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, and Bullion Streets to ensure Mariposa's commercial businesses and residents in the area have increased capacity and useful life.
Alert: Traffic Collision Hwy 41 Coarsegold
COARSEGOLD–The California Highway Patrol (CHP) is reporting a traffic collision has occurred on Highway 41 in front of Mountain Aire Heating Air Conditioning. Two vehicles are involved with one of the vehicles overturned in the roadway blocking traffic. An ambulance and tow trucks are enroute. Emergency personnel are on scene. We will update this article when more information is available.
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