December 23, 2010 RSS feed / Local News

Christmas in Coulterville

HEAVY RAIN COULDN’T DETER AIDAN RAFFERTY FROM MAKING HIS WAY TO THE COULTERVILLE FIRE STATION TO VISIT WITH SANTA CLAUS LAST SATURDAY AFTERNOON. SANTA AND MRS. More...

DMV provides answers to driving questions

Q: I have had my driver license application filled out for a while and I just realized that it is going to expire next month. The problem is that I haven’t had my provisional instruction permit for six months yet. What do I do?   More...

Library offers free tutoring

The Mariposa County Library is offering free tutoring for English speaking Mariposa County residents age 18 or older.   More...

4-H gives away trees

The 4-H Tree Planting Project will be holding a tree give away on Wednesday, Dec. 29 from noon to 2 p.m. More...

Hazardous waste accepted in Merced

Beginning Jan. 1, 2011 conditionally exempt small quantity generators of hazardous waste (CESQGs) in Mariposa County will be able to manage their hazardous waste at the Highway 59 Landfill in Merced. More...

UC Merced showcases inventions

          Researchers at the Univer sity           of California, Merced, have   devoted years of hard work to   finding solutions to some of       More...

Yosemite Bank donates

MARIPOSA COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPUTY JAKE BOBMAN IS PICTURED WITH MATT FORAKER AS HE RECEIVES YOSEMITE BANK’S $500 DONATION TO KOPS FOR KIDS. More...

Microenterprise loans available to residents

The Mariposa County Office of Economic Development has funding available for a Microenterprise Business Assistance Program that provides low-interest loans and training for small businesses in Mariposa County. More...

History Center reopens in February

After a month long hiatus to freshen the various exhibits, the Coulterville History Center will reopen its doors on Saturday, Feb. 5 and resume its regular hours, Wednesday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. the following week.   More...

Bank helps with Christmas dinner

YOSEMITE BANK PRESIDENT MATT FORAKER (LEFT) IS PICTURED GIVING MANNA HOUSE REPRESENTATIVES GLENN AND MARY LOU ROBINSON A $500 DONATION FOR CHRISTMAS DINNER DISTRIBUTION ON DEC. 22. More...

2010 Merry Mountain Christmas Festival shines

Mariposa was awash in festive, holiday lights as the County’s first-ever lighted parade was showcased through downtown. More...

Crab feed date set

The annual Mariposa Lions Club Crab Feed will be held Saturday, Feb. 5, 2011, at the Mariposa Fairgrounds in Building A. A no-host bar opens at 6 p.m., with dinner served at 6:30 p.m. by members of Mariposa’s FFA. More...

CASA SHARES cards benefit group

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...

CASA gets new advocates

COURT APPOINTED SPECIAL ADVOCATES, OM CHANNA (LEFT) AND DYANN VAN DUSEN (RIGHT), WERE SWORN IN BY THE HONORABLE WAYNE R. PARRISH AT THE MARIPOSA COUNTY COURTHOUSE ON DEC. 10. More...

Willoughby-Peck is gallery's featured artist

Helen Willoughby- Peck is the current featured artist at Sierra Artists Galley for glowing aperture pour art glass, a process whereby glass is melted in a pot and allowed to flow through a hole in the bottom of the pot forming unusual and surprising More...

Festival seeks cookbook submissions

The Mariposa Butterfly Festival is seeking recipes from Mariposa County residents for a cookbook. More...

Oakhurst shuttle delivers skiers to Badger Pass

Skiers, snow boarders and snow-shoers can r elax and revel in the snow-blanketed Yosemite scenery with the return of the Oakhurst shuttle. More...

Christmas lights can be recycled

The Mariposa County Recycling Center at the landfill is now accepting strings of Christmas lights that are no longer working. More...

Community embraces smoke alarm program

A campaign is only as good as the response it receives. In early November, Mariposa County Fire (MCFD) launched a county-wide Install. Inspect. Protect. Smoke Alarm Campaign. More...

History Center breakfast is early

After the busy holiday season, the quiet and solitude of January can be a real shock to one’s system. Everyone is invited to come to Coulterville’s Old School House on Sunday, Jan. More...

CAL FIRE stations reopen January 3

The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection’s (CAL FIRE) Madera- Mariposa-Merced Unit and the Madera County Fire Department have announced that with additional county funding this year, CAL FIRE’S Ahwahnee Fire Station and More...

Ewing Wing honored

The Ewing Wing at John C. Frempont Hospital recently received notification from AdvisorMed, and a certificate of honor known as the “Great American Nursing Home” award. More...

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