March 3, 2011 RSS feed / Local News

Soroptimists donate to Ethos

Contributed by Anita Starchman Bryant Soroptimist International of Mariposa recently made a donation to Ethos, a drop-in facility for the youth of Mariposa. More...

Rotarians hear from outstanding students

If there is any question about the direction of “young people” today, and sometimes there is, not to worry. Not for some fine MCHS students who braved public speaking jitters to compete in Rotary's speech contest anyway. More...

Ducey returns to Mariposa festival

With “a voice you could listen to all day,” master storyteller, Gay Ducey, will be making her fifth appearance at the Mariposa County Arts Council’s 24th Mariposa Storytelling Festival, March 11 – 13. More...

Wellness fair comes to town

“Mariposa: A fit, healthy, happy community.” That’s the motto of the fitness and wellness based service providers who will participate in Mariposa’s first annual Fitness and Wellness Fair. More...

Yosemite-born man invents fuel-saving ‘Filter Blaster’

Born in Yosemite Valley, inventor Dennis Grieve enjoyed success at last month’s World Ag Expo in Tulare, where his Air Filter Blaster was named one of the show’s Top-10 New Products of 2011. More...

CHP marks Teen Driver Safety Week

When a teenage driver gets behind the wheel of a vehicle, their chance of dying is three times greater than an adult driver. More...

MSO may be No. 1 in category

A small controversy is simmering among locals loud and proud of the Mariposa Symphony Orchestra. The local orchestra, which first performed in December 2002, likely holds a unique title in American symphonic music, supporters say.  More...

County Fire Response Report

Monday, Feb. 14 through Sunday, Feb. 20  EMS: 10  Fire: 2  Public assist: 5  Vehicle Collision: 4  Spotlight Call of the Week: Sunday, Feb. 20, Structure Fire call on Dogtown Road.  More...

Account established to help ailing deputy

Mariposa County Sheriff’s Deputy Sheriff Lance Ferguson, 27, has been a member of the department since February of 2009. More...

Golden Agers host bingo

All residents at least 18 years of age are invited to Golden Agers bingo on the first Friday of each month at the Senior Center on Spriggs Lane.  Doors open at 5 p.m., and games start at 6:30 p.m. More...

CMWC plans for upcoming events

Volunteer Fire Company #32 and the Chowchilla Mountain Women's Club are offering a pancake breakfast on Saturday, March 12 from 8 to 10 a.m. More...

Fall weekend will be a ‘Tomato Fest’

This fall’s Weekend in the Country will be a “Tomato Fest.” It is scheduled for Sept. 24 and 25. More...

OHV grants offered

Each year the State of California makes funding available through the Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) Grants Program. More...

Oil recycling encouraged

There are a lot of reasons to recycle used motor oil. More...

Audubon event will feature novel techniques in great gray owl study

The great gray owl, the largest of North America’s owls, is an imposing bird of prey that haunts the forested edges of mountain meadows. More...

DeMasi indicted on child porn charges

The 80-year-old Mariposa man charged with a myriad of weapons charges now faces federal child pornography charges in US District Court. More...

From the Archives

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

Sheriff’s Daily Dispatch Log

Feb. 21: •A vehicle went over a bank on Triangle Road. •Residents on Mt. Raymond Road requested a snow plow. •A sign on Hunter’s Valley Road was vandalized. •There was a fight on Banderilla Drive.  More...

Committee meeting set for Relay for Life groups

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...

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