January 6, 2011 RSS feed / Local News

EVENT

History Center breakfast is early   More...

SACRAMENTO

Brown meets with counties on programs

SACRAMENTO , Calif. (AP) — Gov. More...

Christmas crooners

These carolers weather forced other groups to cancel their holiday cheer at Idlewheels. Pictured, from left, are Holly Baldwin, Beverly Kauffman, Carolyn Brent and Susan Wilson. More...

From the Archives

(The following were taken from the archived files of the MARIPOSA GAZETTE & MINER.)   10 YEARS AGO  The Yosemite Bug Hostel, owned and operated by Douglas Shaw and Caroline McGrath, has been named the Mariposa County Chamber of Commerce More...

Chamber chooses its new directors for 2011

The Mariposa County Chamber of Commerce has completed a selection process to replace several director positions which have been vacated or have expiring terms. The Chamber board of directors consists of as few as nine or as many as 16 seats.  More...

Park honors three children as heroes

In a ceremony held at the Yosemite Valley Elementary School on Dec. 17, three school children were given awards for bravery for their response in a rockfall that occurred on Oct. 5. More...

Art Hop returns

The next First Fridays Art Hop is on Friday, Jan. 7 from 5 to 8 p.m. Those attending can visit over 25 venues all located within one mile in Mariposa. They can meet a variety of artists and view their works while enjoying refreshments. More...

IN THE SIERRA

Audubon program will feature great gray owl study   More...

Foundation gives free trees to members

Residents of California can ring in the New Year by receiving five free crapemyrtle trees by joining the Arbor Day Foundation any time during January 2011.  More...

CALIFORNIA

Gas consumption grows statewide

Barbara Alby, acting member of the State Board of Equalization (BOE), released California’s gasoline and diesel consumption figures for September and the third quarter of 2010. More...

Armed robbers hit four Madera County businesses

GAZETTE CORRESPONDENT   There’s been no official update on the search for the two armed robbery suspects who hit four Madera businesses in early December and late November.  The Madera County Sheriff’s Department isn’t wit More...

POLITICS

Pelosi says she has no regrets on reign

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrat Nancy Pelosi says she has no regrets on her last day as House speaker, a reign that lasted four years and is ending after the November elections.  More...

Library offers

adult tutoring

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

Woman sustains injury

One woman was injured in this single-vehicle roll over on Highway 140 on Wednesday morning, just after 8 a.m. More...

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW

A candid interview with new Assemblywoman Olsen

(At the GAZETTE’S request, newly-elected 25th District Assemblywoman Kristin Olsen consented to a face-to-face interview just before the holidays). Question: What are you looking forward to the most in your new position? More...

DISASTER RELIEF

Board of Equalization announces emergency relief available for local taxpayers   More...

Rock slide closes Highway 140 briefly

At approximately 11 a.m. on Dec. 30, a large rock fell onto Highway 140/El Portal Road blocking all traffic from entering or exiting Yosemite National Park and closing the road. More...

Relay for Life meeting scheduled

Walkers, cancer survivors (anyone who has ever been diagnosed with cancer), community leaders, team captains and hard workers are all needed to make the American Cancer Society Relay For Life a reality in Mariposa. More...

Poising booklet available

Farm Advisor Maxwell Norton has announced that Cooperative Extension has just posted a 44-page guide on avoiding livestock poisoning in horses, goats, sheep and cattle. More...

Sorority finalizes game day planning

Xi Phi Upsilon has announced it has finalized plans for its annual game day, traditionally held on the last Friday of January. This year it will be held in Mariposa at the Masonic Hall located at 5154 Jones Street. More...

Badger shuttle running

Badger Pass Ski Area, operated by Delaware North Companies Parks & Resorts, offers the Oakhurst shuttle service running between Miller’s Mountain Sports and Badger Pass Ski Area every Saturday, Sunday and holiday throughout the ski season. More...

Lions set date for annual crab feed

The annual Mariposa Lions Club Crab Feed will be held Saturday, Feb. 5, 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...

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