July 31, 2014 RSS feed / Local News

County Fire Response Report

July 21 to July 27 EMS - 11 Fire – 0 Structure 2 Vegetation Public Assist - 1 Auto Collision – 4 More...

$115,000 found during traffic stop

A vehicle stop in Merced County led to a Fish Camp resident being jailed for drugs. On July 20, at approximately 1:20 p.m., California Highway Patrol pulled over a 2008 Honda Civic for a traffic violation. More...

Tuesday audition will fill play roles

Theatre Arts Mariposa is preparing for its second year offering, which is Lanford Wilson's “The Rimers of Eldritch.” Auditions will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 5 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Mariposa County Park amphitheater. More...

Little Fuller, Rymer, take Art Park stage

The Little Fuller Band will perform at the Mariposa Art Park on Friday, Aug. 1, and J. J. Rymer will perform on Saturday, Aug. 2. Both shows are part of the Cousin Jack’s Mariposa Evenings free concert series. More...

Applications are available for parade

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

Soroptimist awards scholarship to students

Mariposa County High School seniors Tierney Pretzer and Laura Shenk were this year’s Soroptimist International of Mariposa scholarship recipients. Pretzer was awarded the memorial scholarship. More...

Fundraiser for hospital is big hit

A recent fundraiser for the John C. Fremont Hospital Foundation was held at the Mt. Bullion Vineyard on July 12. The event was successful in raising money for the hospital. More...

Bingo is open to adults

Golden Agers Bingo is held at the Senior Activity Center, 5246 Spriggs Lane in Mariposa on the first Friday of every month, including this Friday, Aug. 1. Doors open at 5 p.m. and games start at 6:30 p.m. There are pull tabs and big pots available. More...

4-H program holds an enrollment day

The Mariposa 4-H Youth Development Program will have a 4-H enrollment day on Saturday, Aug. 9, at the Mariposa Arts Park. The new program year begins on Oct. 1 and 4-H sign-ups will take place from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. More...

Mariposa Democratic Club sets August date

The Mariposa Democratic Club did not hold a meeting in July. The club’s next meeting is set for Saturday, Aug. 9, when plans for the Labor Day weekend parade and fair booth will be finalized. More...

Correction

The 2014-15 Mariposa County Grand Jury does not include the body’s first woman foreperson, as stated by juror Ron Iudice in the July 24, 2014 MARIPOSA GAZETTE story. The GAZETTE regrets the error. More...

Park is seeking volunteers to help in Yosemite Valley

Yosemite National Park is seeking help from people interested in preserving, restoring and enjoying Yosemite Valley. Experienced work leaders are needed to guide groups and explore resources in the Valley. More...

Rotarians learn about wine in China

The July 24 meeting of Mariposa Rotary was a beehive of activity. The meeting started with the induction of another new member, Don Costa, a purveyor of olive oil. Chery Davis was presented with her past president badge. More...

Sheriff’s Daily Dispatch Log

July 21 •A report of threats was received from Bullion Street. • A call reporting suspicious circumstances was received from the Mariposa County Park. • A pony with a broken leg was reported on Marshall Road. More...

Could El Niño quench a parched California?

The drought that has gripped the state of California packs a double punch for Mariposa County. More...

Department heads roll after supes’ employee reviews

Mariposa County Fire Department Chief Len DeJoria tendered his resignation following a July 22 closed-session performance review with the board of supervisors. It had been DeJoria’s second closed-session review with the board in five weeks. More...

Ehler and family are Habitat’s pick

Amanda Ehler, a local businessowner and mother, has been chosen by Habitat for Humanity of Mariposa County to occupy the group’s third partner home. More...

Chrysalis granted FM radio broadcast license

After spending the past few months in legal limbo with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), the Mariposa based Chrysalis Institute has finally received the blessing of the government to build and operate a non-profit radio station in the coun More...

Hosts are sought for exchange students

World Heritage Student Exchange Program is looking for families that would like to have a foreign exchange student spend the school year with them. More...

Special exhibit features Mora

The Mariposa County Arts Council is hosting a special exhibition of artwork created by California artist Joseph Jacinto “Jo” Mora, who lived from 1876 to 1947, at the Treetop Gallery this summer. More...

Church hosts class

The Mariposa Seventh-day Adventist Church is hosting a cooking class on Sunday, Aug. 3 from 3 to 4:30 p.m. in the fellowship hall at the church, 4994 Charles St. in Mariposa. More...

Wild ride

Adam Kammerer of Elk Grove trys to stay aboard Mordimer to wrap up the first round of Riders Derby competition at the Bucking Bull Owners Syndicate event (Monsters in Mariposa) last Saturday evening More...

Local youth enjoy backpacking trip

OUTside Mariposa, a youth program dedicated to giving local youth outdoor recreational opportunities, recently ended with a four-day backpacking trip in Yosemite National Park. More...

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