March 18, 2010 RSS feed / Local News

Golden State launches Smartphone

Golden State Cellular has announced the launch of its first Android-powered Smartphone, the new HTC Hero™. The HTC Hero is the first of a variety of Android-powered Smartphones Golden State Cellular plans to offer in the future.   More...

Parker shares Native American lore

Julia Parker shares her thoughts on "Old Ways and New Ways" at the Mariposa Museum and History Center on Sunday, March 21 at 2 p.m. More...

Manna House sign-ups continue

The Mariposa Manna House began taking applications for its Easter Groceries program on Monday, March 8. Applicants can apply, Monday through Friday, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. each day. More...

Turkey shoot will benefit Kathy Guenthart

There will be a turkey shoot and tri-tip dinner to benefit Kathleen Guenthart. It will be held March 20 at McKay Hall in Cathey’s Valley starting at noon.   Dinner tickets will go into a drawing for a cord of wood. More...

Butterfly Festival adds youth photography contest

This year’s Butterfly Festival will include a youth photography contest. The contest is open to all Mariposa County youth grade 12 and below. Classes will be grades K-3, 4-8, and 9-12.   More...

Yosemite Wranglers reunite

The annual Yosemite Wranglers Reunion will be held April 18, at the Mariposa Senior Center, 5246 Spriggs Lane in Mariposa beginning at 11 a.m. More...

Yaley named head of school

Kevin Yaley, a 1986 Mariposa County High School graduate and the son of Bill and Arlene Yaley of Mariposa, has been named the interim head of school at the Francis Parker School in San Diego. More...

Coulterville plans for Easter egg hunt

This year, the annual Coulterville Easter egg hunt is scheduled for Easter Sunday at 11 a.m. in the county park (at Broadway and Highway 49). A variety of contests are being planned in addition to the egg hunt.   More...

YM competition begins

The Mariposa Symphony Orchestra has announced the official opening of this year's MSO Young Master Composers Celebration. The MSO, along with its parent organization, the Mariposa County Arts Council, Inc. is now accepting entries for 2010. More...

Master Gardeners hold vegetable workshop

Mariposa County Master Gardeners Association will be hosting a workshop covering foothill vegetable gardening on Saturday, March 20, from 10 a.m. to noon. The workshop will be held at Midpines Community Hall at 6364 Highway 140 in Midpines.   More...

Gem Club sponsors presentation on soapstone

The Mariposa Gem and Mineral Club invites all members and the general public to the California State Mining and Mineral Museum at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds on March 19 at 6 p.m.   More...

MCRCD meets in North County

The Mariposa County Resource Conservation District is holding its monthly board of directors meeting on Thursday, April 1, at the Lake Don Pedro Community Services District office, 9751 Merced Falls Road in La Grange. More...

BB's supports New Life fund raiser

BB’s Catering is hosting a fund raising event for New Life Christian Fellowship. It will be held on Monday, March 22 from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.   On the menu are burgers, sandwiches, salads, French dips and more. More...

Community honors Father Steve with dinner

Father Steve Bulfer, Pastor of St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Mariposa was feted at an appreciation and birthday dinner on March 7 by members of his parish and representatives of several of the community organizations with which he is associated. More...

Pickard is the new Habitat president

The Habitat for Humanity board of directors has named Bob Pickard as its new president. More...

Applications are available for the 25th annual Coyote Howl

The 25th Coyote Howl and car show offers a full day of entertainment. There’s plenty of free sidewalk space along Main Street to watch the parade scheduled at 10 a.m. More...

Battlefields become classrooms in April

Battlefields become classrooms on Education Day at the local Civil War Reenactment. Last year about 900 students from elementary and middle schools from Redding to Bakersfield visited the camps and battlefields at the event. More...

Soroptimists plan for Gold Rush dinner

Soroptimist International of Mariposa will hold its ninth annual Gold Rush Dinner and Dance on Saturday March 27, at the Mariposa Fairgrounds. More...

Pioneer backs senior center

MARIPOSA SENIOR CENTER DIRECTOR MARY WILLIAMS (CENTER) ACCEPTS A CHECK FROM PIONEER MARKET’S AARON MATHESON (LEFT) AND TONIA ENGLISH. More...

Monthly pancake breakfast planned in Coulterville

The Northern Mariposa County History Center (NMCHC) pancake breakfast will be held Sunday, April 11 from 8 to 11 a.m. at Coulterville’s Old Schoolhouse (located at the corner of Broadway and Cemetery Street.)   More...

Pest management workshop set

On Tuesday, March 30, there will be a vertebrate pest management workshop at the Midpines Community Hall. The workshop will focus on the problems and solutions related to vertebrate pest management. More...

Farm Bureau serves ribs

The Mariposa County Farm Bureau will be holding its first “BS and Ribs” dinner on March 27, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Stag Hall in Hornitos.   The cost is $10 for adults and $5 for children ages 5 to 12. More...

History Alive!

“HISTORY ALIVE” TOOK PLACE ON MARCH 11, AS PART OF THE MARIPOSA COUNTY ARTS COUNCIL’S STORYTELLING FESTIVAL. More...

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