August 28, 2014 RSS feed / Local News

County Fire Response Report

August 18 – August 24EMS - 12Fire – 0 Structure, 0 VegetationPublic Assist - 2Auto Collision – 4 Auto collisions are on the rise. More...

Winners’ saddles

Fairgrounds General Manager Brian Bullis shows off saddles that will be presented to roping winners at this year’s fair. More...

Bigelow bill gives alcohol exemption to schools

Assembly Bill 2073 authored by Assemblyman Frank Bigelow (RO’Neals) was signed by Governor Jerry Brown recently and will become law next year. More...

Memorabilia sought for high school anniversary

Mariposa County High School will be celebrating its 100th anniversary on Oct. 24 and 25. The anniversary committee is looking for memorabilia for the open house, which will be held Saturday, Oct. 25 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the high school. More...

VFW members oversee respectful flag disposal

Many Americans are not aware of how to dispose of unserviceable American flag properly. More...

AAUW to host talk on climate change

The Mariposa American Association of University Women is hosting “Fire and Ice,” a program offering the community a chance to hear and talk with environmental experts from UC Merced on Sept. 11 at 7 p.m. More...

Museum starts volunteer training in September

The California State Mining and Mineral Museum, located at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds, will begin volunteer training on Wednesday, Sept. 24 at 5 p.m. at the museum. More...

High school reunion set during county fair

A reunion of the Mariposa High School classes of 1970 through 1975 will be held on Aug. 30 starting at noon. The reunion will be held during the Mariposa County Fair. The group will meet in the park area by the farm advisor’s building. More...

Habitat for Humanity receives PG&E grant

Habitat for Humanity of Mariposa County recently received a check for $10,000 from Pacific Gas and Electric for solar panels for its third Habitat home. More...

Parade is Saturday

The 2014 Labor Day parade in Mariposa is scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 30. More...

Summer to go out with a Blazin’ Hog

The planning committee for the Blazin’ Hog Barbecue Competition and Zydeco Music Festival is getting ready for the event, which is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 20 from noon to 8 p.m. at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds. More...

Great Sierra River Clean-up is slated

The sixth annual Great Sierra River Clean-up will take place on Saturday, Sept. 20. More...

Sheriff’s Daily Dispatch Log

August 18 • A domestic dispute occurred on St. Andrews Road. • A call reporting a bat to be dispatched and bat exposure was taken from Davis Road in Midpines. More...

Arts, crafts, vegetables arriving at slower pace for fair competition

One of the longer-running traditions of the county fair is the judging of residents’ contest entries in everything from artwork to zucchini squash. More...

Climber dies in fall at Yosemite

An experienced rock climber died in a fall in Yosemite National Park, after proposing to his girlfriend earlier this month. Brad Parker, 36, of Sebastopol, had proposed to Jainee Dial on Aug. More...

AAUW delivers cards

Maureen McCormick, an employee at Mariposa County High School, holds one of the 18-year-old birthday cards from the Mariposa American Association of University Women. More...

Cabin removal may have saved lives, study relates

A little-noted February rockfall in Yosemite National Park’s Curry Village might have made headlines had Park officials not removed dozens of cabins there, a recent study has found. More...

Art show features north county artists

The Mariposa County Arts Council is sponsoring the second annual District 2 art show on Sunday, Sept. 14 from noon to 5 p.m. at the home of Merlin and Mimi Jones, at 10403 Fiske Hill Road in Greeley Hill. More...

Rotary learns about wheelchair program

The Mariposa Rotary meeting held on Thursday, Aug. 21 saw a crowded Senior Activity Center as the local club continues to grow and learn. For the eighth and ninth time this year, new Rotarians were inducted. More...

Gardening class features Master Gardener Massie

A fall gardening class will be held on Sunday, Sept. 7 from 3 to 4 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall of the Mariposa Seventh- Day Adventist Church, 4994 11th St. in Mariposa. Master Gardener Betty Massie will be the presenter at the class. More...

Kiwanis Club hosts officers’ installation

The Kiwanis Club of Mariposa is holding an officers installation lunch on Sept. 10 at noon at the Miner’s Roadhouse 140 restaurant in Mariposa. The Kiwanis Club is not a political club or a social club. More...

Bass Lake homes are on tour in September

The ninth annual Bass Lake Home Tour will be held on Saturday, Sept. 13 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event is sponsored by the Bass Lake Lions Club, in conjunction with Bass Lake Realty. More...

High school alumni meet at gymnasium

The Mariposa County High School Alumni breakfast business meeting will be held on Sunday, Aug. 31. The meeting will include a short business meeting, along with coffee, juice and donuts. More...

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