August 25, 2011 RSS feed / Local News

Vista Plan causes no impact

Yosemite National Park Superintendent Don Neubacher announced the Scenic Vista Management Plan Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) is available for public review. More...

CDCR launches realignment Web site

The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) has announced it has launched a Web site dedicated to providing information and updates to the public, local officials, and CDCR employees about the 2011 Public Safety Realignment Leg 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...

Welcome home

Wendy Sternberg, center, flanked by her sons Presley, Liam and Adam, are presented a house-warming gift by Phyllis Staggs of the Habitat for Humanity of Mariposa County organization as President Bob More...

Crash injures one

CAL FIRE and Mercy Ambulance personnel carry Belem Cornejo, 19, of Fresno, whose car went off Highway 140 near Cathey’s Valley last Friday. More...

It’s almost time for Blazin’ Hog

The fifth annual “Blazin Hog” BBQ Competition and Zydeco Music Festival will take place on Saturday, Sept. 17, from noon to 8 p.m., at the Mariposa Fairgrounds. More...

Dinner raises funds for Cindy Bohna

Cindy Bohna of Coarsegold is fighting for her life against leukemia. The community is coming together to help her with medical expenses by holding a dinner and auction on Saturday, Aug. 27.  More...

Carbon monoxide installation program pays big dividends

During the last quarter of 2010, Mariposa County Fire Department (MCFD) and Mariposa Public Utility District (MPUD) firefighters serviced and installed 1,300 smoke detectors and 350 carbon monoxide (CO) detectors in homes throughout Mariposa County. More...

Tours set at compost facility

Does the Mariposa County Compost Facility work the way it was intended? Why are customers sometimes directed to dump their loads of trash on the landfill rather than in the facility? More...

Rydingsword talks human service mission

It is said that the only constant is change. That may well be true. It certainly is for many, particularly the aging population. Upsizing, downsizing, kids moving out, kids moving back.  Grandkids moving in. Losing a job. More...

Oil recycling encouraged locally

There are many reasons to recycle used motor oil. More...

RENOVATION

Badger to lose Winter Club Room

Yosemite National Park this month finalized plans for repairing historic Badger Pass Ski Lodge.  The work—which will take place over the next decade—will include the removal of the secondfloor Winter Club Room.  More...

Lions dedicate fair parade to Grizzly Marching Band

This year, the Mariposa County Fair parade is being dedicated to a special group of young people. The group is a constant of the event, and provides the sounds that define what a parade is.  More...

Volunteers needed for parkway clean-up

Mariposa County in conjunction with Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) and the Sierra Nevada Conservancy will hold a Mariposa Creek Parkway Cleanup from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Sept. 17. More...

Bibby will speak to Dems

The Mariposa Democratic Club has announced that Janet Bibby, Mariposa County Supervisor for District III, will be speaking at its meeting on Sept. 10, at 9:45 a.m. at Miner’s Inn Restaurant. More...

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