December 30, 2010 RSS feed / Around the County

Hikers approached by lion

On Dec. 24, two visitors hiking the Chilnualna Falls Trail in Wawona were approached by a mountain lion. The visitors acted appropriately by grouping together, waving a big stick, and yelling at the mountain lion. More...

Progress continues on fire station plans

The Mariposa County Board of Supervisors got a quick update on the progress of the Mariposa County Fire stations’ rebuilding and replacement projects at its Dec. 21 meeting. MCFD Chief Jim Wilson provided the information to the board.   More...

DMV lists new laws for 2011

A required motorcycle safety course for under-21 motorcycle permit applicants, new oversight of online traffic violator schools, and extensions of HOV lane stickers are among several new laws of interest to California motorists that will take effect More...

Officials will be sworn

A swearing in ceremony and reception for re-elected Supervisor Janet Bibby and elected Supervisor Lee Stetson, re-elected Treasurer-Tax Collector-County Clerk Keith Williams, Assessor/ Recorder Becky Crafts, and District Attorney Bob Brown, and elec More...

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