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May 21, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Magazine review gives MCHS a third-tier ranking

Exit exams yield a positive result

In a recent ranking by U.S. News & World Report, Mariposa County High School came up short compared to other California schools. More...

Saturday parade will mark holiday

Memorial Day hot dogs to follow

The community’s annual Memorial Day procession, led by the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6042, starts at 10 a.m. on Saturday at the intersection of highways 140 and 49 North. More...

Farmers’ Market plans to reopen on Wednesday

Organizer seeks to make it bigger

The long-running Mariposa Farmer’s Market will open for business at 5 p.m. on Wednesday— continuing its tradition of bringing regional produce to the county. More...

Local News

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During the Saturday, May 9 Stamp Out Hunger food drive, Mariposa mail carriers picked up 1,129 pounds of food that were given by local people. More...

Pizza Factory proceeds will go to summer camp

9 weeks of art programs to be run

On Thursday, May 28, Mariposa’s Pizza Factory restaurant will donate a percentage of the proceeds made between 4 and 9 p.m. More...

Presentation is offered to help keep kids safe

Event focuses on Internet-proofing

Mariposa Safe Families and the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office are hosting a presentation on May 26 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Mariposa Elementary School multipurpose room, 5044 Jones Street in Mariposa. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

John E. Pellegrini

John E. Pellegrini lost his battle with cancer on May 11, 2015. He was a resident of Mariposa for 35 years. John was born on Jan. 11, 1941 in Connecticut and was raised there. He was a veteran and honorably discharged from the U.S. Navy. More...

Ben F. Irby Jr.

Ben F. Irby Jr. passed away on May 8, 2015. Ben was a Mariposa County resident for 50 years. He was preceded in death by his son, Ben F. Irby III. More...

Charleen Dworsky Main

Charleen Dworsky Main was born March 16, 1945 to Elliott and Lillian Dworsky in Santa Monica. She passed away peacefully on May 4, 2015 in Mariposa, where she had lived for 24 years. More...

Inside Education

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Mariposa Pre-School Co-Op recently visited the Shawna Dahl Foundation Quarter Horses and Riding Club. More...

Grizzlies storm nation's capitol  Free Access 

Friday, May 22, 2015 - 11:15 a.m. - The Mariposa County High School Grizzly Band is on the ground in Washington, D.C., enjoying multiple tours before Monday's parade gig. More...

Band jets to D.C.—readies for parade

Excitement, building over months, is now paying off with experience

Months of fundraising are paying off this morning as a flight carrying the high school’s Grizzly Band is scheduled to touch down at Dulles International Airport near the nation’s capitol. More...

Art, wine event stages Courthouse comeback

Saturday fundraiser has three ‘blind’ tasting sessions

Enthusiasts are awaiting this Saturday’s Art and Wine Festival—which sees the annual Rotary event return to the Courthouse lawn on Bullion Street. The festival runs from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. More...

After 68 years in Park, Parker to retire next week

Woman’s career may be most enduring in Yosemite history

Julia Parker, the Midpines woman who has worked in Yosemite Valley for close to seven decades, has announced her final day of work in the Park. It will be next Thursday, May 28. More...

Letters

Overzealous rangers inject fear into forest gold search

What began as a nice winter day in the southern area of the Mother Lode for a day of prospecting quickly turned into a nightmare for three mining claim owners. The three showed up at their association mining claim near Coulterville on Jan. More...

Homeless affect local businesses

If you own a business in Mariposa, you know how hard it is to get customers to stop in when they are in our town. More...

Aghast over stolen quilt

I am aghast at a situation that happened at John C. Fremont Hospital last week. We have a display for a Relay for Life raffle in our front lobby. More...

Milestones

Card of Thanks

On behalf of Soroptimist International of Mariposa, I want to send a big thank you to all who helped make this year’s Gold Rush Dinner a success. More...

Sports

Lady Grizzlies are back-to-back section champs

Young MCHS team holds promise for the future

It may not qualify yet as establishment of a softball dynasty, but with back-toback Sac-Joaquin Section Divison VI championships, Mariposa’s Lady Grizzlies are well on their way. More...

MCHS advances in section playoffs

After posting an undefeated record to claim the Southern League pennant, Mariposa’s varsity baseball team entered the Sac- Joaquin Section Division VI playoffs last week as the third seed. More...

Junior varsity completes season at 8-4

Mariposa’s junior varsity baseball squad took both games against Le Grand, 4-3, and 16-6, in a home-and - home series bumping their record to 8-2 for the season, giving MCHS a chance to win the Southern League pennant with a sweep of Orestimba More...

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