November 25, 2010 RSS feed / Local News

Quarterback Club sells Christmas trees

The Mariposa County High School Grizzly Quarterback Club is once again selling Christmas trees to support the school’s football program. The tree lot is open every day from around 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. More...

Doctor talks about vision loss

Dr. Thomas Weed, opthamologist, will speak on low vision support for the Center of Vision Enhancement (COVE) in Mariposa. The presentation will take place on Friday, Dec. 3 at 10:30 a.m. at Mariposa Terrace Two apartments at 5072 St. More...

Pet photos with the Cat in the Hat

THE CATNIP SOCIETY WILL HOST PET PHOTOS WITH THE CAT IN THE HAT TO RAISE MONEY FOR FUNDING OF LOW COST SPAY/NEUTERING, ADOPTIONS, FOSTERING AND EDUCATION OF THE PUBLIC FOR KITTENS AND CATS. More...

Triangle 4-H sells trees

Triangle 4-H is selling Christmas trees with prices starting at $20. The trees are five feet and up. The club has douglas firs, grand firs and noble firs.   Trees are being sold at the BootJack Feed Store from 9 a.m. More...

Santa will also stop by bank

Santa and Mrs. Claus will be at Yosemite Bank on Friday, Dec. 10 from 3 to 5 p.m. They will have candy canes to give to all the girls and boys who come to see them. Cookies, punch and coffee will be provided for everyone to enjoy. More...

Fire Safe Council continues brushing

The Mariposa County Fire Safe Council has helped over 700 Mariposa County residents with the clearing defensible space and there is no sign of slowing down. More...

Rotary hears river report

Upper Merced River Watershed Council's (UMRWC) Terry McLaughlin last Thursday shared data on the group's efforts at invasive plant control and efforts residents can use to help eliminate invasive, noxious plants and weeds. More...

Arts Council offers story writing class

The Mariposa County Arts Council is offering a writing workshop, limited to 10 students, in January and February. CB Mosher will be the instructor.   The workshop will focus on short stories and how to grab the reader’s attention. More...

County Fire offers cooking safety tips

According to the US Fire Administration (USFA), there are more than 4,000 fires on Thanksgiving Day alone. The majority of these fires start on top of the stove or in the oven. More...

Sierra Nevada Conservancy to meet

All 22 counties in the Sierra Nevada Region have now formally signed onto a resolution to work collaboratively with other stakeholders to improve forest health and support local economies, the Sierra Nevada Conservancy (SNC) announced. More...

Odd Fellows donate to Manna House

MANNA HOUSE IS A LOCAL CHRISTIAN MINISTRY SPONSORED BY THE MARIPOSA MINISTERIAL FELLOWSHIP. MANNA HOUSE PROVIDES FOOD AND OTHER ITEMS TO NEEDY RESIDENTS OF MARIPOSA COUNTY. More...

Breakfast with Santa scheduled in Oakhurst

Breakfast with Santa will once again be held in the larger main hall at the Oakhurst Community Center. The delicious breakfast prepared by the Oakhurst Kiwanis club includes pancakes, eggs, bacon or sausage, juice, milk and coffee. More...

'Kops' fund raiser set

Pancake breakfast and dinner fund raisers for the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Department’s Shop with a Cop and Kops for Kids programs have been scheduled in December.   More...

Triangle 4-H sells trees

Triangle 4-H is selling Christmas trees with prices starting $20. The trees are five feet and up. The club has douglas grand firs and noble firs. Trees are being sold at the BootJack Feed Store from store closing each day until trees are all sold. More...

Yosemite Holiday Bazaar planned

The annual Yosemite Holiday Craft Bazaar and Raffle will be held on Friday, Dec. 3 at the Curry Pavilion in Yosemite Valley. Community members can attend from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. More...

Hunters urged to protect deer

This autumn, Department of Fish and Game (DFG) wardens will check hunters at California’s border entry points to prevent the introduction of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD). More...

Christmas Home Tour will take place

The Christmas Tour is on. Tickets for the Friends of the Library’s 19th annual Ken and Alice Meriam Christmas Home Tour are now available. The tour this year takes place on Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 4 and 5, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. More...

Santa Claus is coming to town

The Mariposa Lions Club has announced that Santa Claus will be in town on Saturday, Dec. 11. Beginning at 5 p.m., the Mariposa Lions Club will host a bonfire and visits with Santa at the Mariposa County Courthouse. More...

Gravity test

GAZETTE PHOTO BY ERIK SKINDRUD TIMOTHY ALLEN OF MONTEREY COUNTY SLIDES NEAR GOAT MEADOW SNOW PLAY AREA OFF HIGHWAY 41 NEAR FISH CAMP ON SUNDAY. More...

Rosebrocks’ hounds invited to championship

On Dec. 4 and 5, the best in the sport of purebred dogs will flock to Long Beach to strut their stuff at the prestigious AKC/Eukanuba National Championship. Local residents Dr. More...

Lions prepare for 25th annual craft show

The Mariposa Lions Club and Mariposa/Yosemite Crafter’s Guild is seeking crafters for its 25th annual Christmas Craft Show, to be held Dec. 10, 11, and 12, at the American Legion Hall in Mariposa. More...

CASA has SHARES cards

Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Mariposa County has enrolled in the Save Mart SHARES program. The program provides cards that are swiped at purchase points earn money for the CASA program. More...

Oakhurst choirs combine for cantata

Choirs form the local Presbyterian, Lutheran and United Methodist churches will join to prepare and present a performance of a Christmas cantata on Friday Dec. 17, at 7:30 p.m. More...

‘Light a Life’ ceremony scheduled for Dec. 1

John C. Fremont Friends of Hospice will hold the 16th annual Light a Life, Tree of Lights ceremony, on Dec. 1, at 5 p.m. in the Mariposa Senior Center at 5246 Spriggs Lane.   More...

JCF hosts blood drive

The physicians and staff of John C. Fremont Hospital are hosting a blood drive on Thursday, Dec. 2. A bloodmobile will park in the hospital’s front lot from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. More...

Manna House gives Christmas groceries

In conjunction with the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office and its Toys for Tots program, Manna House will be distributing turkeys and all the trimmings for a festive Christmas dinner at the fairgrounds on Thursday, Dec. 22.   More...

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