September 18, 2014 RSS feed / Local News

Mariposa Creek is slated for cleanup

The Great Sierra River Cleanup is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 20. The Mariposa Creek Parkway site, located at the Art Park, is also going to be cleaned up on Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon. More...

Finders seek owner of ‘94 Grizzly ring

Editor’s note: Miracle Corner, a new GAZETTE feature, debuts this week. Anyone seeking to fill a local need, find an owner or make a wrong right are invited to call the newspaper at 966-2500 or send an email to editor@mariposagazette.com. More...

Another garden falls

On Thursday, Sept. 11, during the late afternoon, Mariposa County Sheriff's deputies served a search warrant at a parcel located in the 4000 block of Woodview Lane. More...

Clarification

In the Sept. 4 issue, it was misstated that Judy Eppler was a school superintendent in the story about the MCUSD school board. She was an assistant superintendent of curriculum and instruction. More...

River cleanup is set for Sept. 20

The Great Sierra River Cleanup event is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 20, to clean up Sierra rivers, lakes and streams. More...

CHP will observe Child Passenger Safety Week

An appropriate and correctly installed child passenger safety seat may be the one thing that makes the difference between life and death for a child involved in a traffic collision. More...

Volunteers are needed at Mining Museum

Training for volunteers at the California state Mining and Mineral Museum will start on Wednesday, Sept. 24 at 5:30 p.m. at the museum, located at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds. More...

2014 Mariposa County Fair Results

Results from the Mariposa County Fair: Junior Poultry 4-H/FFA/Ind. Novice Showmanship-duck, Jade Seymour. 4-H/FFA/Ind. Intermediate Showmanship-duck, Brenadette Wall. Champion meat duck: Brenadette Wall. More...

Dinner with a Scientist still taking applications

Dinner with a Scientist, an event open to female students who are thinking about a career in science, is taking reservations. More...

Farm Bureau dinner is scheduled for Oct. 11

Mariposa County Farm Bureau is hosting its annual dinner and auction fundraiser on Saturday, Oct. 11 at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds, Building A. Social hour starts at 5 p.m. and a rib eye steak dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m. More...

Alpaca breeders prep for farm days

On Sept. 27-28, Epic Alpacas in Cathey’s Valley will join alpaca breeders from across the United States and Canada in hosting an open house during Alpaca Farm Days. More...

Fairgrounds friends will host flea market

Mariposa Friends of the Fairgrounds and the Mariposa County Contractors Association are holding their third annual flea market on Oct. 4. at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. More...

Coulterville to host Sept. 27 CoyoteFest

CoyoteFest, an annual event held in Coulterville, is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 27 in Coulterville Park. More...

Bike rodeo is part of children’s fair

The 25th annual Children’s Fair is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 27 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Mariposa County Park. The park is reached via 6th Street, Stroming Road and County Park Road. More...

Sheriff’s Daily Dispatch Log

Sept. 8 • Theft of a bicycle was reported form Carleton road. • A burglary report was taken on Old Toll Road. • Theft of an iphone was reported from West Whitlock Road. • An easement dispute occurred on Old Highway North. More...

County Fire Response Report

Sept. 8 to Sept. 14EMS - 6Fire – 0 Structure, 5 VegetationPublic Assist - 0Auto Collision – 3 More...

Fair Rodeo royalty crowned

The rodeo royalty for the 2014-2015 Mariposa County Fair were crowned at the fair, just before the California Cowboys Professional Rodeo Association Rodeo. Named Rodeo Princess was Briley Dahlem. More...

Together in grief

More than 100 people gathered at the Mariposa Art Park on Thursday to recall the victims of the 2001 Sept. 11 attacks. More...

Correction

The name of the Mariposa Rotary Club’s guest speaker on Thursday, Sept. 4 was misstated in an item submitted by the club that ran in the Sept. 11 issue. The speaker’s name was Don Fox. More...

Rotarians hear about group home for boys

Mariposa Rotary Club members heard Scott Seymour and Jerry Lura discuss the pair’s business on Thursday, Sept. 11. Seymour and Lura are the founders of Sierra Quest Academy, a community care licensed level 10 group home for boys ages 12 to 17. More...

Sierra Rep announces plays for new season

Sierra Repertory Theatre has announced its 2015 season, beginning with the musical “Mary Poppins” and concluding with a new adaptation of “A Christmas Carol.” More...

Gallery seeks artists

The Sierra Artists’ Gallery in Mariposa is looking for artists for the Gold Rush Art Show, scheduled for Oct. 28 through Nov. 8. Entries are being accepted from Oct. 23 to Oct. 25. More...

Master Gardeners will hold plant sale

Master Gardeners from the northern end of Mariposa County will hold a plant and garden art sale on Saturday, Oct. 4 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Coulterville Firehouse garden, on the corner of Highway 49 and Highway 132. More...

Hornitos Patrons prep for flea market

The 28th annual Hornitos flea market is scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 5 in the county park at Hornitos. Gates open to the public at 7 a.m. Spaces are still available for vendors. More...

Infants to be noted

A candlelight vigil for Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 15 at the Mariposa Courthouse from 6:30 to 8 p.m. A “wave of light” will be held to remember babies who have passed on. More...

CASA hosts Fiesta Fundraiser in October

Court Appointed Special Advocates, or CASA, of Mariposa County is hosting the third annual “Night of the Child” Fiesta Fundraiser at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 4. More...

2014 Junior Livestock Auction

Tom Phillips, right, is presented with the Blue Ribbon Award by Tom Williams, president/director, of the Mariposa County Fair Board during the Mariposa County Fair Junior Livestock Auction. More...

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