August 18, 2011 RSS feed / Local News

Cathey’s Valley crash kills one

The after effects of this Saturday morning crash are pictured above. More...

State and local vote maps are redrawn, landscape changes

The hills look the same, but the county’s political landscape changed this week. On Monday, the California Citizens Redistricting Commission approved maps that will alter the way Mariposa County is represented in Sacramento and Washington. More...

Farm fresh at the market

The Mariposa Certified Farmers Market continues to draw big crowds each Wednesday evening. More...

Seeking the crown

Mariposa County Fair Rodeo Queen contestants, left to right, Lindsey Crafts, Jocelynn Barrington, and Caitlen Amos, pose in front of the MARIPOSA GAZETTE building at the Mariposa Museum and History C More...

Ag values return to pre-drought numbers

Mariposa County’s agriculture industry is in pretty good shape this year, according to the 2010 agricultural crop and livestock report. More...

Fees increase for treatment services

The cost of court-ordered alcohol and/or drug treatment could be going up for some people in Mariposa County. The Mariposa County Board of Supervisors approved a fee increase for those who don’t qualify for Drug Medi-Cal at its Aug. More...

4-H needs leaders

Parents, grandparents, or friends, can be a mentor to local 4-H youth in a particular project. 4-H officials are looking for project volunteer leaders for the upcoming 4-H program year which begins Oct. 1, through Sept. 30, 2012.  More...

Catherina tells Rotary about Mexico

Rotarians last Thursday heard from David Catherina about the exploits of he and his wife, Rhonda, and their unselfish forays into Oaxaca, Mexico in search of things to do, people to help, with wealth and warmth to share. More...

Wire Ranch wins at State Fair

Bill and Marilyn Wire, owners of the Wire Ranch on Darrah Road, attended the California State Fair in Sacramento on July 30. Bill and Marilyn entered 11 registered St. More...

400 weeks honking for peace

A dedicated group of volunteers has been demonstrating in downtown Mariposa every Wednesday evening for the last 400 weeks, regardless of weather. More...

Tomato Fest seeks artists and vendors

The "Weekend in the Country: A Tomato Fest" will be the last weekend of September (24 and 25) in downtown Mariposa. More...

Park finds no impact at Badger Pass

Yosemite National Park announces the signing of the Badger Pass Ski Lodge Rehabilitation Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI). More...

Scorched earth

A lone stump continues to burn as a hand crew from the Mt. Bullion CDC camp cuts a fire line during a wildland response on Pendola Garden Road last Friday afternoon. More...

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Habitat for Humanity dedicates its first home

Habitat for Humanity of Mariposa County invites the public to its first home dedication on Saturday, Aug. 20, at 10 a.m. at the home site at 4146 Sebastopol Road, off of 49 South and Indian Peak Road.  More...

Program focuses on Yosemite in the 60s

"Yosemite in the Sixties" is the topic of a free slide show and talk at the Mariposa Museum and History Center on Sunday, Aug. 21 at 2 p.m. More...

Board backs CYC efforts for changes

A group of young people in Mariposa County is working to affect change that could have far reaching implications for thousands of California foster youth. The group is Mariposa’s chapter of California Youth Connection (CYC).  More...

Triple hit weekend starts on Thursday

The Mariposa County Arts Council presents a triple hit weekend. Beginning on Thursday, Aug. 18 the US Air Force Band of the Golden West will perform at the Mariposa Amphitheater followed by Timberline on Friday, Aug. More...

Golden Agers host social

Once again, the Golden Agers are inviting all senior citizens in the community to a free ice cream social and enjoyable afternoon.  The date is Friday, Aug. 26 from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Senior Center on Spriggs Lane. More...

Library seeks adult literacy tutors

The Mariposa County Library is looking for people who would like to share their love of reading and make a difference in someone’s life by volunteering as tutors in the Read and Succeed adult literacy program. More...

Business loans are available in Mariposa

The Department of Housing and Community Development has announced that the Mariposa County Office of Economic Development is a recipient of a 2010- 2011 Community Development Block Grant Program/ California Community Economic Enterprise Fund award in More...

Pioneer announces barbecue schedule

Pioneer Market has announced its summer barbecue schedule that supports fund raising efforts for local organizations.  The following is the schedule: Aug. 19-20, Cathey’s Valley 4-H; Aug. 26-27, Girl Scouts Troop 3092; and Sept. More...

EA addresses Tioga Road rehabilitation

Yosemite National Park has anounced the release of The Tioga Road Rehabilitation Environmental Assessment (EA). More...

Mariposa Fair parade needs participants

The Mariposa Lions Club is looking for fair parade participants. This year's theme is "Blue Jeans and Fair Dreams."  The parade is Sept. 3, at 11 a.m. More...

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