September 8, 2011 RSS feed / Local News

County Fire breaks ground at Bridgeport

Following nearly two decades of effort to bring a community-based fire station to the Bridgeport area, a public ground breaking ceremony is scheduled for Tuesday Sept. 13. Festivities will begin at 2 p.m. More...

Revival scheduled

The Rev. Gerald Bohler will hold revival services beginning Sept. 15 through 21 at the Mariposa Assembly of God Church (across from D.M.V. and C.H.P. offices).  Services will begin at 6 p.m. More...

Rotary explains its Four Way Test

In today's fast-paced world it is easy to conceive that there is a dearth of leadership at every level. From the White House to Congress, from the state government, to the household, things have changed. More...

Stompers start new line dancing class

The Bootjack Stompers are starting a newer dancer’s square dance class from 7 to 8:15 p.m. The first three consecutive Tuesdays in September (including 13 and 20) are free so come give it a try. More...

Mercy Medical Group welcomes patients

CHW Medical Foundation has announced the opening of Mercy Merced Medical Group, a service of CHW Medical Foundation. More...

Soroptimist opens Elegant Dress Closet

What is a girl to do? More...

Open house slated

Mariposa County invites the public to an open house at the new Human Services Center. The event is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 10, from 10 a.m. More...

Rummage sale set

Friends of Hospice will hold the 17th annual rummage sale on Friday, Sept. 23 and Saturday, Sept. 24. It will be open on Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Saturday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. More...

From the Archives

(The following items are taken from the archived files of the MARIPOSA GAZETTE & MINER.)   10 Years Ago  More...

Cathey’s Valley moves to open Sierra Foothill

On May 12, the residents of Cathey’s Valley were told by the Mariposa County Unified School District Board of Trustees that Cathey’s Valley Elementary (CVE) would close. More...

First Baptists are finally home

For the past six years, the congregation of the First Baptist Church has been meeting in an unconventional location: the Mariposa County High School Auditorium. More...

Breakfast benefits fund

American Legion Post 567 will host a special pancake breakfast on Sept. 10 from 8 to 11 a.m. in honor of the tenth anniversary of 9/11. More...

Sierra Artists raise funds

Sierra Artists’ Gallery continues to participate in the Mariposa Memorial fundraising endeavor marking the 10th anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001. More...

2011 Mariposa County Fair & Homecoming

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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...

Mariposa residents ‘Lose for Good’

Mariposa residents are losing for good and investing in their community. In the United States, more than 17 million households lack access and resources to enough food for a healthy life. More...

Missing hiker found dead in tent

Yosemite National Park’s search for 69-year old Gene R. Hall concluded at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 3, when Hall was found dead in his tent. The cause of death has not yet been determined, but appears to be from natural causes.  More...

Construction slows Silver Bar traffic

Mariposa County Public Works will be doing construction work on Silver Bar Road through Sept. 30 from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Drivers should expect 20 to 30 minutes delays.   More...

Cathey’s Valley Garden Club meets

The first meeting of the Cathey’s Valley Garden Club for the 2011-12 calendar year will be held Tuesday, Sept. 13 at 10 a.m. at Elna Philbert’s home with a tour of her garden. More...

Parade winners announced

The Mariposa Lions annual Labor Day Parade drew a huge crowd in downtown Mariposa. Pictured above is the MCHS Grizzly Marching Band, to which the parade was dedicated this year. More...

Man injured after hitting cow in road

Timothy J. Bulfer, 53, of Rodeo was seriously injured after his motorcycle struck a cow on Highway 140 near lower Trower Road. The accident occurred on Aug. More...

Gardeners deal with tomato diseases

Most home gardeners who grow tomatoes have experienced a problem or two with tomato diseases. More...

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