February 10, 2011 RSS feed / Local News

Mariposa gets a dose of Japanese culture

Nancy Wang (right) and Robert Kikuchi-Yngojo of Eth-Noh-Tec brought their colorful fabric, superb choreography of fluid, synchronized movements in a symphony with lyrical “word-weaving” o More...

Jays celebrate 50 years

Jerry and Mary Kay Jay of Mariposa will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Feb. 11. More...

DFG returns bears

The Department of Fish and Game (DFG) has successfully returned two California black bear yearlings to the remote wilderness near Truckee. Both female cubs were orphaned last summer.  More...

Pioneer seeks non-profit groups

Pioneer Market is now accepting sign-ups for this summer's (2011) tri-tip barbecue sales. There will be a total of 15 slots filled.  Groups must be non-profit to participate. Slots will be chosen by a drawing. More...

Buttefly Garden Club meets

The Butterfly Garden Club of Mariposa will hold its regular meeting on Thursday, Feb. 17 at 1 p.m. at the senior center. More...

Miniature Show returns to gallery

The annual Miniatures in Mariposa Show is again coming to the Sierra Artists’ Gallery in Mariposa. Entries will be accepted until Feb. 25. More...

Probation chief shares his mission

It is a commonly held belief that probation officers - along with police, courts, incarceration facilities, parole agents, truancy officers, and more - are part of law enforcement. More...

Denham holds local office hours

Mobile district office hours will be held by staff members from the office of Congressman Jeff Denham (CA-19) in the community room of the Mariposa County Library on the third Thursday of each month. More...

Permits will be required on Half Dome seven days a week

Yosemite National Park will require day use permits seven days per week for climbing the Half Dome cables during the summer 2011 season. Day use permits were required Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays during the 2010 summer season.  More...

County develops policy for charitable bake sales

Sweet treats are still allowed

For decades, non-profit organizations, school groups and youth clubs and teams have relied on a staple of community-based fund raising: the bake sale. More...

A crackin’ good time

Hundreds of residents attended the annual Mariposa Lions Club crab feed at the fairgrounds last Saturday night. More...

Thank you

To all who donated your time, money and making items for the Christmas stockings, thank you, thank you.  Several hundred children had a better Christmas because of your generosity. Thanks to St. More...

Dooley tells Navajo stories

Native Diné (Navajo) storyteller Sunny Dooley, has traveled throughout the US, Canada, Europe, and West Africa sharing her culture’s rich artistic heritage. More...

JCF begins plans for ‘Four Seasons’

Preparations have already begun for the annual “Four Seasons” Ewing Wing benefit dinner, slated for Saturday, March 19. This fundraising event offers a tri-tip or vegetarian dinner. More...

Loans and grants can help lower energy bills

Homeowners in Mariposa County are now invited to apply for a threepercent, fixed interest rate 15-year loan to make energy efficiency improvements to their home as part of the CHF Residential Energy Retrofit Program. More...

Mariposa figures bring ‘History Alive!’

As the prelude to the 2011 Mariposa Storytelling Festival, the Mariposa Museum and History Center will come alive with true-to-life characters of Mariposa’s past in its second annual presentation of “History Alive!”  More...

Meetings set for mititgation plan

A series of meetings are planned to discuss the hazard mitigation plan for Mariposa County. More...

Mariposa plans for 9/11 memorial

Last spring, Mariposa County Fire Department (MCFD) Chief Jim Wilson learned of the availability of artifacts recovered from the World Trade Center following the 9-11-2001 attacks on America. More...

Band boosters clarify mailing address

There has been some confusion about the donation address for the Mariposa County high School Grizzly Band fund raising effort to travel to New York. The correct address for donation is MCHS Band Boosters, P.O. Box 5008, PMB 340, Mariposa CA 95338. More...

Mariposa FFA realizes its ‘Infinite Potential’

The Mariposa County High School FFA chapter will celebrate National FFA Week Feb. 14 through 18. More...

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