Mariposa Bike Park Finalist For $100,000 Bell Helmets Grant

A Mariposa biking trail is a finalist for a Bell helmets Bell Built $100,000 trail-building grant. The winner is determined by public voting. Click here to cast your vote.


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Fast-Moving Fire East Of Mariposa Forces Evacuations

A fast-moving wildfire east of Mariposa has forced evacuations of in the Ponderosa Basin area Friday afternoon.


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Hundreds Evacuated Due To Fire Near Mariposa Allowed To Return Home

Hundreds of Northern California residents were allowed to return to their homes, as crews aided by lower temperatures and higher humidity made progress Wednesday against a wildfire near a main route into Yosemite National Park, a fire official said.


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Scores Of Additional Homes Evacuated From Path Of Wildfire In Sierra Foothills

Scores of additional homes have been evacuated and hundreds more firefighters called in, as a wildfire near the main route into Yosemite National Park in the Sierra foothills shows no signs of abating, a state fire official said on Tuesday.


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Police Nab 3 Suspects In Mariposa Museum Gold Nugget Heist

Authorities nabbed three men accused of stealing an estimated $2 million in precious gems and gold from a Central Valley museum in September.