April 28, 2016 RSS feed / Local News

Writers gather on Thursdays

The Mariposa Writers meet every Thursday at 1 p.m. at the Senior Activity Center, 5246 Spriggs Lane in Mariposa. All types of writing, including life stories, poetry, fiction, humor, science fiction and children’s stories, are discussed. More...

Correction

The article about Mariposa resident Brenda Reichhold in the April 14 edition of the MARIPOSA GAZETTE had an inaccuracy. The stem cell therapy or HSCT which Reichhold is seeking has no negative effects or drawbacks. More...

CSI: Mariposa

Local company is on cutting edge of chemical, weapons detection

When most people think of Mariposa, images of waterfalls and quaint shops come to mind. What doesn’t come to mind are weapons of mass destruction. More...

County implements new job application system

If you want to apply for a job with Mariposa County, there is a new system in place. “This system will be more efficient,” said Steve Johnson, director of the Mariposa County Human Resources/ Risk Management department. More...

CDFW seeks artists for duck stamp contest

Artists are invited to submit their original artwork to the 2016-2017 California Duck Stamp Art Contest. The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) will accept submissions May 13 through June 13. The contest is open to U.S. More...

County offers complimentary dental exams to kids under 6

The Mariposa County Health Department and First 5 of Mariposa County are offering dental exams, education and follow-up appointments for children under the age of six. More...

Brunch fundraiser to help homeless people living in Mariposa region

The Mariposa Open Arms Brunch fundraiser will be held Saturday, April 30 from 8 a.m. to noon. The fundraiser is an effort to open arms and doors for the unsheltered community of Mariposa County. More...

Chris, Kathy Chase honored for their community service

A local couple has been honored as the 2015 Sheriff’s Citizens of the Year. Chris and Kathy Chase were presented with the award last Saturday during the annual Mariposa County Search and Rescue (SAR) dinner. More...

Preparedness will be topic during meeting

Disaster preparation will be the topic of an upcoming meeting in Mariposa. The meeting will feature a presentation by Mariposa County Emergency Planner Don Florence. It will be from 3-4:30 p.m. More...

SHERIFF'S REPORT

April 18 • An unattended burn pile was reported on Harris Cut Off Road. • Officers took a report of trespassing on Joe Howard Road. • A landlord/tenant dispute report was taken on Ben Hur Road. More...

Rescue assistance

Mariposa Odd Fellows Secretary, Stan Boyer, presents a $250 donation to Mariposa County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue Team member, Miles Menetrey, while both men represent the Mariposa Lion&rsquo More...

Chili Cook Off set at Sierra Charter School

Andrea Contreras’ seventh and eighth grade students at Sierra Foothill Charter School will be hosting their fourth annual Chili Cook Off. The event will be Friday, April 29, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. More...

No Courthouse renovation bids are received, issue to be revisited

Work on the historic Courthouse in Mariposa wil be delayed, but hopefully only by a month. Mariposa County Public Works Director Tony Stobbe told the Mariposa County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday no bids were received on the project. More...

Rotary hears from Conservancy, FFA

What is better than a presentation by the FFA members and boosters? That, followed by a presentation by the Sierra Foothill Conservancy. More...

Short-term volunteers sought for Habitat for Humanity

One way to volunteer to work with Habitat for Humanity of Mariposa County is to sign up for short-term projects through its A Brush With Kindness (ABWK) program. More...

Sportsmans donates

A fundraising event for Relay for Life was held recently at Steve’s Sportsmans Cafe where $1,500 was raised. In additon, all cancer survivors were given a free pancake breakfast. Relay for Life in Maripsao will be held beginning at 9 a.m. More...

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