October 19, 2017 RSS feed / Local News

Pot discussion heats up at supervisor’s meeting

The Mariposa County Board of Supervisors took the next step in banning commercial marijuana in Mariposa County.  By a 5-0 vote, supervisors approved the second reading of a zoning ordinance which bans any marijuana-related business that would re More...

Mariposa County Sheriff’s Daily Log

Oct. 9 - Harassment was reported on St. Andrews Road. • A report of lewd acts with a child on Hospital Road. • There was a suspicious person on Monte Vista Lane. • A prowler was reported on Allen Court.  More...

SHEDDING TEARS — FOR HOPE

Foundation, with new local chapter, targets helping families who lose babies

You can see it in Mariah Lord’s face.  And on her arm, too.  “It is very difficult for people to talk about,” said Lord.  So difficult, Lord decided to take action.  She is the founding member of the Central Cali More...

Car show takes to streets Oct. 20-21

Every fall, one local event really gets vintage car enthusiasts gassed up.  The Mariposa Yosemite Hot Rod and Custom Car Show is rolling back into Mariposa for another year, and is sure to please anyone interested in classic cars, and even those More...

Go West Festival had entertainment for all

The second annual Go West Festival was held this past Saturday in Mariposa, with a wide variety of activities.  From gun fighters to many activities for the youth, the festival was deemed a success by organizers, who said the plan is to expand t More...

Second annual FFA Truck and Tractor Pull to rumble back into fairgrounds

Those who love to watch the pure power of a truck or tractor will not want to miss an upcoming local event.  The Mariposa FFA Boosters are holding the second annual Truck and Tractor Pull on Sunday, Oct. 22 at 2 p.m. More...

Author slates several book signings

Author Vicki D. Thomas of Mariposa will present her first book in the Relics Series, “The Long Dark Cloak.” More...

Your photos

Reader Trish Randall of Mariposa submitted this photo she took during a flight to Monterey. This photo was taken over the Bear Valley area and shows the damage caused by the Detwiler Fire. More...

Mariposa County Fire Response Log

August 21 - 27

• EMS - 7 • Fires - 2 • Public Assists - 0 • Auto Collisions - 1   More...

Hornitos continues candle-lit tradition on All Souls Day

Once a year on Nov. 2 in Hornitos, a candle-lit procession winds its way up the hill toward St. Catherine’s Catholic Church and to the cemetery beyond in observance of the Ancient Feast of All Soul’s Day.  More...

The Story of Mariposa brought to life on stage

The Mariposa County Arts Council’s Mariposa Theatre Alliance will present a live multimedia theatre piece titled The Story, written and directed by Les Marsden.  More...

Fire presentation set for Saturday in Greeley Hill

The Detwiler Fire ravaged 81,000 acres and burned 63 homes. Where should we go now, what should we have done to make our homes safe, and what should we be doing to help our land recover? Michael S. More...

Soroptimist annual Halloween candy drive set

As the residents of Jones and Bullion Street prepare for this year’s trick-or-treaters, Soroptimist International of Mariposa is working to help those neighborhoods weather the economic costs of the holiday.  More...

Children’s 3D printing workshop offered at El Portal Library Oct. 19

Children ages 10 to 18 can learn to create their own 3D print designs during a free workshop at the El Portal Li brary on Thursday, Oct. 19 from 3-5 p.m. Participants will learn how to use a simple CAD program to build a computer design. More...

Extension service scheduled to host workshop on tree mortality

Tree mortality continues to be a problem throughout the Sierra foothills. Years of drought, followed by last winter’s heavy rains and the current fire season have led to catastrophic effects on the ecology of the region, especially trees. More...

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