January 20, 2011 RSS feed / Local News

Be Part of the“Tour de Habitat”

Habitat for Humanity of Mariposa County is currently building its first partner home and its resources are committed to that end. Habitat has no loan, so its home-building projects are dependent on continuous fund raising activities. More...

BVFD serves breakfast

It’s time for the Bootjack Volunteer Fire Company pancake breakfast. The date is Saturday, Jan. 29 from 7 to 11 a.m. at the Bootjack Firehouse at 3883 Bootjack Lane in Mariposa. More...

Sweetheart Breakfast set

Mariposa 4-H members and leaders have just what everyone needs to give their Valentine, a sweetheart pancake breakfast. On Sunday, Feb. 13, from 7 a.m. More...

Nurse training program begins

The John C. Fremont Healthcare District’s Nursing Assistant Work Training Program is scheduled to begin Feb. 28. This is a paid, on-thejob training program during which trainees are hired as temporary employees. More...

‘New York, New York’

The award-winning Mariposa County High School Grizzly Band (The Pride of the Sierra) entertained a packed house in the board of supervisors’ chambers for the traditional swearing in ceremony wi More...

Salisbury joins visitors’ bureau, pledges focus

The Yosemite Sierra Visitors Bureau (YSVB) looks to take things to new heights with new staff in 2011.  More...

SNF seeks comments on grant proposals

The Sierra National Forest is seeking public comments on preliminary grant proposals for the State of California Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation Division (OHMVR) for the 2011/2012 grant cycle.  More...

Farm Bureau lauds Ross appointment

The leader of the state’s largest farm group welcomed the appointment of longtime agricultural advocate Karen Ross as secretary of the California Department of Food and Agriculture. Gov. More...

Fish & Game computer licenses generate questions

Question: For generations, our family has bought annual hunting and fishing licenses and then proudly saved each license over the years as collectable pieces of our family history. More...

Board stiffens dog leash ordinance

Every week, there are numerous calls to the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Department about dogs at large. Sometimes they are chasing livestock. Other times they are on others’ property.  More...

County’s premier source for video is local library

The library has a big advantage over stores, and services like Netflix, when residents look for movies or other video to watch at home.  “It’s free,” Mariposa resident Curt Murphy explained. More...

School board meets on Thursday

The Mariposa County Unified School District Board of Trustees will hold its regular meeting on Thursday evening at 6:25 p.m. The meeting will be held in the district office’s board room.  More...

COMMUNITY

Soroptimist donates to JCF’s Ewing Wing

Soroptimist International of Mariposa has donated a battery and charger for the Ewing Wing’s SARA mechanical lifts. More...

Sorority puts chili on game day menu

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...

4-H plans for judging day

“To Make the Best Better” is the 4-H motto. Decision making is part of everyday living and what 4-Hers will be learning on Saturday, Jan. 22 at 4-H Judging Day. More...

Relay for Life sets captains’ meeting

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...

Yosemite Ski Team takes to the slopes

The Yosemite Ski Team's home mountain is Badger Pass. More...

The Grind reopens doors

When it closed its doors over the past holiday season because of plumbing problems, some folks — including co-owner Don Timmer — thought Oakhurst coffee shop and local institution The Grind might be closing for good.  But in the end, More...

Winter adventure set

Summit District Ranger Karen Caldwell has announced that the Summit Ranger District and the Pinecrest Nordic Ski Patrol will offer programs in the snow on Feb. 13. More...

Master Gardeners begin workshops

Mariposa County Master Gardeners Association will begin the Sustainable Gardening program with the first of its eight quarterly public workshops focusing on this theme, Saturday, Jan. 29, from 10 a.m. to noon. More...

DA adds three felony counts for DeMasi

The 80-year-old Mariposa man arrested in late December for child pornography and weapons charges has had three more felonies tacked on to his already long list of charges.  Richard “Dick” DeMasi is now charged with three felony count More...

Chamber honors 2010 business leaders

The Mariposa County Chamber of Commerce takes nominations and balloting for businessman and woman and business of the year at the end of each year. More...

From the Archives

(The following items were taken from the archived files of the MARIPOSA GAZETTE & MINER.)   10 Years Ago  More...

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