December 1, 2016 RSS feed / Local News

Mariposa County FIRE RESPONSE LOG

Nov. 21-27

EMS - 3 Fires - 1 Public Assists - 2 Auto Collisions - 1   More...

Habitat Challenge is on, donations to be matched

Habitat for Humanity of Mariposa County will again hold its end-of-the-year Habitat Challenge.  The challenge is offered this year by the Habitat Board of Directors who will match donations amounting to $2,000 during the end-of-the-year fundrais More...

Untz Festival will return

The Untz Festival is returning to Mariposa.  The festival, which features electronic dance music, was held earlier this year at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds.  Organizers have announced the second annual festival will be held June 3-4, 20 More...

Reichhold nearing goal in battling her MS

Community support nearly has Brenda Reichhold over the hump. Reichhold, who has lived in Mariposa since 1992, suffers from Multiple Sclerosis and over the past few months has been attempting to raise funds to undergo a new treatment. More...

Dec. 7, 1941, a day that continues to live in infamy

This years marks 75th anniversary of attack on Pearl Harbor

Editor’s note: Next Wednesday will mark 75 years More...

Adoption recognition

November is National Adoption Month, which was recognized during a recent meeting of the Mariposa County Board of Supervisors. Board chairman John Carrier, right, read the proclamation. More...

Christmas Bazaar set at Bootjack Stompers Hall

The Bootjack Stompers is holding its second annual Christmas Bazaar this week. It will be Friday, Dec. 2 from noon to 6 p.m. and Saturday, Dec. 3 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. More...

Yosemite Audubon sets birding program on Dec. 8

Yosemite Area Audubon will offer Sierra foothill residents another virtual birding experience in an exotic locale at its monthly program in Mariposa on Thursday, Dec. 8.  More...

Holiday home tour set for Dec. 10 in Mariposa

Soroptimist International of Mariposa is planning a one-day-only Christmas home tour for Saturday, Dec. 10, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. This tour combines a mix of traditional, contemporary and unique homes. More...

Survey shows youth homelessness remains a problem in Mariposa area

Variety of reasons found for why youth do not have homes

Homelessness is an issue with the young population of Mariposa County, a recent survey revealed.  Mariposa County was chosen several months ago, along with 22 other communities around the country, to investigate youth homelessness across the Uni More...

Your photos

Reader Eric Munyon sent in this photo of a praying mantis he took recently. Do you have a photo for this weekly feature? If so, email it to greg@mariposagazette.com. More...

Mariposa County Sheriff’s Daily Log

Nov. 21 - There was a report of an aggressive bear on West Whitlock Road. • Theft of money was investigated at the Fish Camp Store. • There was a petty theft reported on Peg Leg Road. More...

Free at last

New thrift store owners have mission to help those in need

Kenny Green might not look like your average pastor.  In fact, with his arms covered in tattoos, Green might look to some people like anything but a pastor.  But Green believes God has a plan for everyone. More...

Two art exhibits scheduled locally, public invited to opening reception

The public is invited to two local art exhibits. On Dec. 9, from 4-6 p.m., the Mariposa County Arts Council will have an opening reception of two concurrent exhibitions at the Treetop Gallery. More...

County to start CAO search over

The search for a new Mariposa County Chief Administrative Officer continues.  Even though there were interviews conducted to fill the position that will come open in January, none of those candidates were hired.  That was the word last week More...

An epic European journey

Local artist completes historic Camino de Santiago trail

It’s only fitting that an artist with customers from all over the world would undergo a journey that would take her all over the world.  More...

History museum opens contest to find new motto

The Mariposa Museum and History Center’s Board of Directors has announced a contest to find a new museum motto.  In formulating a phrase that best describes the museum, officials ask that you consider the following:  More...

Nursing training slated at JC Fremont Hospital

John C. Fremont Healthcare District is offering a Nursing Assistant Training Program.  The start date of the training program is Feb. 27, 2017 and it runs for eight weeks. The application submittal deadline is Dec. 28.  More...

Glass making program is scheduled at library

The best things in life really are free and the Mariposa Library is a great place to discover them.  More...

Christmas dinners to be distributed on Dec. 16

In conjunction with the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office and its Kops for Kids program, Manna House will be distributing turkeys and all the trimmings for a festive Christmas dinner at the Fairgrounds on Friday, Dec. More...

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