December 2, 2010 RSS feed / Local News

MCHS collects coats and holds junior night pizza

The Mariposa County High School Rotary Interact Club is hosting a coat drive from now until Dec. 10. People can bring donations of gently worn winter coats and jackets to three collection sites at Chocolate Soup, Pioneer Market and MCHS. More...

Rebekahs seek items

Residents can get into the Christmas spirit by donating a decorated tree or wreath to the Rebekah Christmas. All trees and wreaths will be raffled to raise money for the Odd Fellows to send kids to camp during the summer. More...

Blackburns meet Lightfoot

BOB AND JANET BLACKBURN OF MARIPOSA RECENTLY GOT TO MEET MUSICIAN GORDON LIGHTFOOT AT THE FOX THEATER IN VISALIA. More...

Bootjack fire sets community benefit

The Bootjack Volunteer Fire Department’s yard sale has been rescheduled for this weekend. The dates are Saturday and Sunday, Dec. More...

Local residents run for FSA committee

The USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) administers federal programs to farmers and ranchers as provided for by the United States Farm Bill through a farmer/rancher elected county committee. More...

Rescue benefit

A rummage sale to benefit Kellen Animal Rescue will take place Saturday, Dec. 4 and Sunday, Dec. 5 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. More...

Pet photos with Santa

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

Gallery raffles pastel artistry

THE LAST SIERRA ARTISTS GALLERY RAFFLE OF 2010 IS THE PASTEL ARTISTRY OF SUE RUDD, A MARIPOSA RESIDENT SINCE 1998. More...

Oakhurst choirs to combine

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...

Soroptimist marks 45 years of service

This December Soroptimist International of Mariposa will be marking the 45th anniversary of the local club. On Dec. More...

Football Bears' cheer raises funds

The Mariposa Youth Football Bears cheer squads will hold a fund raising breakfast this Saturday, Dec. 4 from 6 to 11 a.m.   The cost is $7.95 for three pancakes, two sausages, two slices of bacon and two scrambled eggs. More...

Reception set for officials

The public is invited to attend a farewell reception for: Chris Ebie, auditor; Brian Muller, sheriff; Gail Neal, chief probation officer.   The community is invited to say thank you for their many years of dedication to Mariposa County. More...

Bingo set at senior center

The Golden Agers invite anyone over the age of 18 to bingo at the Senior Center the first Friday of each month. Doors open at 5 p.m. Games start at 6:30 p.m. There are pull tabs and big pots. Food and free coffee are also available. More...

Holiday spirit fills local homes on tour named for the Meriams

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas around Mariposa, and not just because there has been an unusual amount of snow. Lights are going up, and wreaths are hanging on doors. More...

Mariposa's top dog

TONI KILLPATRICK’S GREATER SWISS MOUNTAIN DOG, “ROY” HAS QUALIFIED FOR THE 2010 NATIONAL EUKANUBA DOG SHOW IN LONG BEACH IN DECEMBER. More...

Merced College jazz ensemble to perform

The Merced College Jazz Ensemble will perform its fall concert on Sat., Dec. 11, at 7:30 p.m. at the Merced College Theater. 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...

Bryant has starring role

JOANIE BRYANT, DAUGHTER OF ROBERT ELLIOTT OF MARIPOSA, IS STARRING IN THE ROLE OF MARY BAILEY IN “IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE” IN THE WINTERS THEATER COMPANY THIS HOLIDAY SEASON. More...

Santa visits Merced Mall

The annual “Breakfast with Santa” at the Merced Mall will be held Saturday, Dec. 4 at Sweet River Grill. Breakfast is hosted and served from 8 to 9:30 a.m. More...

Gallery spreads Christmas cheer

Sierra Artists' Gallery in association with Mountain Crisis Center is working to make Christmas better for area children. More...

Soroptimists plan Christmas show

Mariposa Soroptimist are planning for its annual Christmas craft show. It will be held at the Mariposa Fairgrounds on Friday, Dec. 3 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., and on Saturday, Dec. 4 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. More...

IHSS workers must complete new process

California Department of Social Services (CDSS) Director John Wagner on Wednesday reminded In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) workers to complete the new provider enrollment process before the end of the year or lose eligibility for the program. More...

Mariposa County resident puts landscape to use in new book

The Yosemite Foothills in are the landscape against which a new book called The Mockingbird File plays out. The dry, brown-dusty earth dotted with varieties of pine and oaks is the home of many self-reliant individualists. More...

Choruses join for holiday music

The Mariposa Community Chorus, MCHS Advanced Chorus, and MCHS Concert Choir will join to present an evening of festive vocal music on Monday, Dec. 13 at 7 p.m. in the Richard D. Fiester Auditorium on the MCHS Campus.   More...

Audubon prepares for Christmas count

The Yosemite Area Audubon Society is encouraging local residents to participate in any of several area Christmas Bird Counts (CBCs) scheduled in December. More...

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