November 10, 2011 RSS feed / Local News

Headed for the ‘city that never sleeps’

Excited band members, parents and organizers left Mariposa late Monday for a bus ride to San Francisco International Airport and a Delta Airlines flight to New York City. More...

New Ethos Center opens

Ethos is celebrating the formal opening of its new site on Nov. 10, from 5 to 7 p.m. More...

Crafters enjoy busy season

The Mariposa Crafters 27th annual Christmas boutique was held Friday and Saturday, Nov. 4 and 5. Crafters like Lana Barnett, pictured above, displayed their wares for sale at the VFW Hall. More...

VFW supports veterans

Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 567 auxiliary members are pictured assembling gift bags for veterans in the Fresno Veterans’ Administration hospital. More...

Fiester Photography ‘framed’ on national television

Fiester Photography of Mariposa played an integral part in the latest edition of ABC’s Extreme Makeover: Home Edition. The show aired Nov. 4. More...

From the Archives

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

PARK PLANNING

Park hopes third Merced plan is charm

On busy days, more than 8,000 cars pass through Yosemite Valley in the nation's third most-visited national Park . More...

Christmas Home Tour marks 20th

This year the Mariposa County Friends of the Library will be celebrating their 20th anniversary of the Ken and Alice Meriam Christmas Home Tour. Tickets for the Home Tour are now available. The tour this year takes place on Saturday and Sunday, Dec. More...

PERS retirees to meet

The next regular meeting of the Public Employees Retirees Association (PERS) will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 15, at the senior center on Spriggs Lane at noon.  The speaker will be District 4 Supervisor Kevin Cann. More...

Rotarians focus on setting goals

CONTRIBUTED BY  T. Foster  More...

Grants are available for tobacco prevention

Up to $5,000 is available in grants for nonprofit organizations that help to eliminate tobacco industry influence within their organization.  More...

Breakfast served in Coulterville Nov. 13

The next Northern Mariposa County History Center fundraising breakfast in Historic Coulterville is Sunday, Nov. 13.  More...

IOOF recognizes scholars

Ivey Weir | Contributed Coulterville Odd Fellows Lodge #104, 25-year member Ed Fielding is pictured with his twin granddaughters, Courtney and Valerie Korff, who were both awarded IOOF Regional Schol More...

Help needed for Couterville Christmas

Christmas in Coulterville is scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 17. A few more turkeys and hams as well as some of the trimmings need to be obtained, along with more desserts.  More...

Butterfly Garden Club meets

Butterfly Garden Club of Mariposa will hold its regular monthly meeting on Thursday, Nov. 17 at 1 p.m. More...

Soroptimists offer Richardson Award

Soroptimist International of Mariposa, an international volunteer organization for business and professional women, is seeking applicants for the Violet Richardson Award. More...

Fall Frolic planned

On Saturday, Nov. 12, the annual Fall Frolic dinner and silent auction to benefit Yosemite National Park Valley School is scheduled.  It will be held at the Curry Village Pavilion in Yosemite National Park, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. More...

Official offers tips for buying firewood

As winter nears and temperatures drop, many people choose to heat their homes with a nice, warm wood fire in the fireplace. More...

Yosemite offers fee free weekend

In celebration of Veterans’ Day, Yosemite National Park will offer free admission on Friday, Nov. 11 through Sunday, Nov. 13. More...

Dinner set for vets

As a remembrance and thank you to all Mariposa area veterans, the Mariposa VFW Post is hosting a free spaghetti dinner for all veterans and their families at the Mariposa VFW hall on Veterans’ Day, Friday Nov. 11 from 5 to 8 p.m.  More...

Take Back Day yields 125 pounds

The Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office collected 125 pounds of discarded medications during the Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Oct. 29. More...

Hornitos marks All Souls Day

Hundreds of people gathered in Hornitos Plaza last Wednesday night for the community’s annual celebration of All Souls Day. The group lit candles and walked two-by-two to St. More...

Golden State Cellular announces fraud alert

A scam reported by cellular carriers across the country has surfaced in the Mother Lode. More...

Famous Ahwahnee sets Chef’s Holidays

The Ahwahnee, a recently renovated, fullservice, AAA Four-Diamond hotel located in Yosemite National Park has announced its 2012 season lineup for the 27th annual Chefs’ Holidays event series. More...

Lose for Good helps

The Mariposa Weight Watchers group joined the fight agains two global epidemics - hunger and obesity - by participating in the fourth annual Lose For Good campaign. More...

Carcass contest winners announced

The winners of the Bud Swift Memorial Carcass Contest were: first place, Dalton Talbet, second place, Brooke Earling; third place, Chad Brossard; fourth place, Bryce Williams; and fifth place, Danielle Wardle.  More...

Church offers free film

Yosemite Community Church in Yosemite Valley will host a movie night on Friday, Nov. 11 at 7 p.m. Free popcorn and soda will be provided.  The guest speaker will be Joe Burnett. More...

Sorority cleans up

Members of Delta Nu Iota recently donned hard hats and vests to maintain their nearly three-mile stretch of Highway 49 North on behalf of Caltrans. More than 40 man hours were spent filling the recognizable orange bags that day.  More...

Breakfast served in La Grange this month

The La Grange Odd Fellows of the LaFayette Historical Lodge #65 invite residents to their breakfast, every second Sunday, on Nov. 13 this month. More...

Craft fair nears

It’s time for the twoday craft show Dec. 2 and 3 at the Mariposa Fairgrounds. It will be held 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday.  More...

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