June 23, 2011 RSS feed / Local News

CALFIRE changes burn restrictions

Wednesday morning, CALFIRE issued new controlled burn restrictions. Burning is now only allowed above 3,000 feet elevation and only between the hours of 8 p.m. and 7 a.m. More...

Amundson graduates

Lauren Amundson of Mariposa has graduated from California Lutheran University.  Amundson graduated with a bachelor of science degree in criminal justice. Amundson minored in psychology.   More...

Tales of Mother Goose

The Mariposa Academy of Performing Arts presents “Tales of Mother Goose” on June 28 at 7 p.m. in the Merced College Theater. General admission is $8. More...

Docent program reinvented

Long-time Coulterville resident and history center supporter Helen Bauman has taken on the role of docent coordinator for the Northern Mariposa County History Center and invited members of the North County communities to help revitalize the docent pr More...

John Muir Day reset for July 16

The June 4 Coulterville Park event for the John Muir Festival was canceled due to rain. The new date for the park festival is Saturday, July 16. More...

Movies and Wii offered at library

Movies for all ages will be offered free of charge at the Mariposa Library on the first, second and third Wednesday of the month at 3 p.m. through August. Free refreshments will be served. More...

Bee swarm removed in town

Several weeks ago, Lorrinda Forrest was dining at the Happy Burger with clients, and they witnessed the swarm of bees swoop in and then collect in the tree. More...

Paul Amstutz receives the Yosemite Conservancy Award

El Portal teacher Paul Amstutz has been presented the Yosemite Conservancy Award for his enduring commitment to inspiring future environmental stewards.  More...

Brochini receives Hance Award

Yosemite National Park Superintendent Don Neubacher announced today that Anthony (Tony) Brochini is the recipient of the 2010 Barry Hance Memorial Award. More...

Denham works for military benefits

Representative Jeff Denham, member of the House Veterans Affairs Committee, last week introduced a resolution encouraging flight benefits for service members returning from or being deployed for service. More...

Thank you

Thank you to all of you in this community who have volunteered, contributed and given so much to our school. A fond farewell to all, we will miss our school.  Coulterville Greeley Elementary students, staff and community   More...

Wilbur Allen graduates basic

Army National Guard Pvt. Ryan M. Wilbur Allen has graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla.  More...

Pioneer announces barbecue schedule

Pioneer Market has announced its summer barbecue schedule that supports fund raising efforts for local organizations.  More...

Wolk named top legislator

Members of the California Association of County Treasurers and Tax Collectors (CACTTC), including Mariposa County Clerk Keith Williams, have announced that Senator Lois Wolk (D-Davis) has been chosen as CACTTC’s Legislator of the Year for 2011. More...

Businesses discuss green solutions

Going green without going in the red was the topic of discussion during a recent meeting for local restaurant and market owners hosted by High Country Health Foods and Café. More...

Bullis talks fair cuts with Mariposa Rotary

It is no secret that the State of California has been in a financial hole for some time.  More...

Gardeners can get pest information

Regardless of what crop it is, or whether it is in a garden, in the home or in a wild open place, the answer to questions may be at the www.ipm.ucdavis.edu web site. More...

Radanovich joins relations firm

Following more than 25 years working on health care and other public policy issues in the public and private sectors, David Hebert has announced the formation of The DEH Group, LLC, a strategic government relations firm based in Alexandria, Virginia. More...

Half Dome cables are up for season

The cables allowing access for hikers to the summit of Half Dome in Yosemite National Park were placed and opened for the season on June 22. The trail to Half Dome from Yosemite Valley is an extremely strenuous hike covering over 17 miles. More...

Correction

The June 28, 2011 date is not a public hearing, as was previously published in a legal notice for the Mariposa County Public Works, Parks and Recreation Division. More...

Marijuana gardeners get federal indictment

United States Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner and U.S. Forest Service Special Agent in Charge Scott Harris announced late last week that a federal grand jury in Fresno returned a four-count indictment against Carlos Alcaras- Cuevas, 26, and Jesus C. More...

MCUSD begins its summer hours

Since June 13, the administrative office of Mariposa County Unified School District is open to the public Monday through Thursday, 7:30 a.m. to noon and 12:30 to 5 p.m.  More...

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