Candidates for Mariposa County Offices are Special Guests at Progressive Mariposa Meeting on Sunday, May 20, 2018
Progressive Mariposa are pleased to have three candidates for Mariposa County elected offices as our special guests at the next Progressive Mariposa General Meeting on Sunday, May 20, 2018.
The meeting will be held from 10:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. at Miner’s Roadhouse 140, located at 5159 Hwy. 140 in Mariposa.
Ed Johnson, candidate for Mariposa County Superior Court Judge, is a local attorney-mediator-hearing officer. He is a 24-year resident of Mariposa County and has served 10 years on the Mariposa County Economic Development Corporation, 10 years on the Mariposa Community Foundation, and 5 years as County Planning and Building Director. Ed co-founded the Foothills Community Mediation Center, offering free mediation services to Mariposa. Ed pledges to improve the Justice System… Continue reading
YOSEMITE — A meeting is scheduled for public input as officials in Yosemite National Park announce the opening of public scoping for the Big Oak Flat Visitor Contact Station and Emergency Services Facilities Project. This project will replace an aging contact station and restroom facility located near the Big Oak Flat Entrance to Yosemite National Park. The park is soliciting public comments through June 4, 2018.
The purpose of this project is to improve the overall visitor experience, improve restroom facilities to reduce wait times, improve parking facilities, improve visitor safety and wayfinding signage, meet accessibility standards, and correct long-standing building maintenance issues.
The Big Oak Flat Visitor Contact Station and Emergency Services Facilities Project will address the following issues:
• Enhance visitor services by improving wayfinding and orientation
• Update and improve a restroom facility to meet current and… Continue reading
Anti-SB54 (California Values Act) Resolution is Proposed
When this item was heard at the Board of Supervisors meeting 2 weeks ago, the room was packed with a lot of folks who spoke in favor of the proposed anit-SB54 resolution.
When Marshall Long spoke at the District 3 candidate debate, he was asked how he felt about the Biomass project-his reply was that how he feels about it doesn’t matter, that the law is what matters. He and the other supervisors need to be reminded that they can’t pick which laws they choose to follow – as of January of 2018, SB54 is the law in the State of California.
SB54, the California Values Act, protects due process for everyone in our community, including undocumented immigrants, because it sets a clear standard across the state to help protect that right.… Continue reading
Candidate Debate hosted by Gazette and KRYZ Radio
A political debate has been scheduled for the three candidates running for the Mariposa County District 3 supervisor position.
The event is being hosted by the Mariposa Gazette as well as KRYZ Radio in Mariposa.
The event will begin at 6 p.m., Thursday, April 26 at McKay Hall in Catheys Valley. It will feature incumbent Marshall Long and challengers Heather Bernikoff and Jerry Cox. It will last approximately an hour and a half.