Mariposa Life

July 19, 2014 12:00 AM

Over the Back Fence: French culture has niche in Mariposa

“Parlez-vous Français?” asked an ad in the newspaper asked in 1981. Karen Silver and the late Cori Smith hoped to start a French club in Mariposa. Over the years the numbers and faces have changed, but the mood is always lively. Especially when JJ Gillispie is chef.

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