September 22, 2016 RSS feed / Local News

Part of Courthouse update could still happen this year

There may still be hope that at least part of the historic Courthouse in Mariposa will be renovated this year. More...

Newspaper poll says public supports PG&E log operation

A controversy has been brewing about a proposed log processing site in Mariposa County. More...

Your photos

Reader Lisa Townsend took this photo recently near the Merced River access in Briceburg. She is a resident of Midpines. Do you have a photo for this weekly feature? More...

De Bry seeks hospital board seat

My decision to run for a position on the John C. Fremont Healthcare District’s board of directors is simple and straightforward: I feel we are privileged to have our hospital here, and that it is vital to the community’s survival. More...

Annual Children’s Fair scheduled for Saturday

The 27th annual Children’s Fair will be held on Saturday, Sept. 24 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Mariposa County Park. The event is sponsored by Infant/Child Enrichment Services, Inc. More...

Venturing to start a new business? UC Merced could be your ticket

Program offers wide variety help to start-up companies

For some, starting a new business can be an adventure. A new resource in Merced is capable of being the guide for that adventure. More...

Republican headquarters is now open in Mariposa

The Mariposa County Republican Central Committee (MCRCC) election headquarters is now open. It is located at 5008 Highway 140, in the Pioneer Village at the southern intersection of Highways 49 and 140. More...

Annual Mariposa Farm Bureau dinner scheduled, steak on menu

The Mariposa Farm Bureau will be holding their annual fundraiser Ribeye Steak Dinner on Saturday, Oct. 8 at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds in Building A. The doors will open at 5 p.m. More...

Lineup set for this year’s farm and ranch tour

Here are the stops on this year’s tour: • Raw Roots Farm where Andrew and Lauren Glikin use ecologically focused, naturally grown, no-till farming methods to produce over 100 fruit and vegetable varieties on athree-acre farm. More...

Enrollees are sought for Master Gardeners

The Mariposa Master Gardener Program is looking for gardeners who would like to improve their skills and help educate other gardeners about the art and science of growing in the Sierra foothills. More...

Love’s Labour’s Lost slated for this weekend

Merced Shakespearefest and Mariposa County Arts Council will present the comedy, Love’s Labour’s Lost, at Mariposa County Park Amphitheater the evenings of Saturday, Sept. 24 and Sunday, Sept. 25. Both performances start at 7 p.m. More...

IN BRIEF...

The second clue to CASA mystery CASA of Mariposa County is holding their 5th annual fundraiser dinner and auction on Oct. 1, 2016 at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds. More...

Structure on Triangle Road burns completely to ground

A structure on Triangle Road was destroyed by fire last week. According to Mariposa County Fire Department officials, a call came out at 10:42 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 15 to a report of a wildland fire at 3060 Triangle Road. More...

Mariposa County Sheriff’s Daily Log

Sept. 12 - There was a report of a possible counterfeit bill on Hornitos Road in Cathey’s Valley. • Petty theft was reported on 8th Street. • Deputies investigated theft of mail on Laredo Street in Lake Don Pedro. More...

Couple has their work down to a fine art

Step into David and Charlotte Hoffman’s home in Ponderosa Basin, and their love for art is obvious. More...

Volunteers are sought at mining, mineral museum

The California State Mining & Mineral Museum, located at Mariposa Fairgrounds, is preparing for its annual recruitment and training of volunteers. A new round of volunteer training starts on Wednesday, Oct. 19 at 5:30 pm. More...

Mariposa Symphony photo at Glacier Point going viral

The Mariposa Symphony Orchestra’s concert at Yosemite National Park’s Glacier Point continues to bring international attention to the small town and its orchestra. That once-in-lifetime Aug. More...

Rotary members get up close with Beach Boys

Present singer with Mariposa products

Ophelia McInturff, president-elect of the Mariposa-Yosemite Rotary Club and a friend of the Beach Boys, invited Karen Smith and Kris Casto, past presidents of Rotary, to join her to attend a concert. More...

Ackerson Meadow gifted to Yosemite

Officials say 400 acres of critical wetlands habitat to be protected

Yosemite National Park added Ackerson Meadow, 400 acres of critical wetlands and meadow habitat on the Park’s western boundary through a donation. More...

Alpacas, slate and more will be featured on farm and ranch tour

The Mariposa Farm and Ranch Tour will be Saturday, Sept. 24, with many activities and points of interest. More...

National 4-H week encourages involvement

Across the country, 4-H will celebrate National 4-H Week 2016 from Sunday, Oct. 2 to Saturday, Oct. 8. National 4-H week, celebrated annually, provides recognition to youth and leaders involved in 4-H programs. More...

Mariposa County Flashback

Coulterville resident Victor Tiscornia submitted this photo for our Mariposa Flashback series. This is a photo of the Watson and Sarah Greeley family, taken in Yosemite Valley. More...

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Poll

Measure L is a $24 million bond request from the Mariposa County Unified School District for facility improvements throughout the district. Do you support Measure L?