December 22, 2011 RSS feed / Local News

Season’s greetings

The Christmas tree in the Winter Club room at the Ahwahnee Hotel is decked in its Christmas finery. In fact, the entire hotel is decorated for Christmas. More...

Master Gardeners recognized for service

The UC Master Gardeners program gives recognition to people who have given from 150 hours all the way up to 2,500 hours. Their hours differ because of the date they were first certified. More...

Rotary learns what’s behind 911

If knowing that help is only a telephone and three numbers away comforts you, it should. No, not 411 for your friend's number or 611 for service, but 911-- the ubiquitous number that has saved many thousands of lives and comforted countless others. More...

Sorority cancels event

Xi Phi Upsilon has announced cancellation of its traditional soup and game day. More...

Lions set date for annual crab feed

The annual Mariposa Lions Club Crab Feed will be held Saturday, Feb. 4, at the Mariposa Fairgrounds in Building A. A no-host bar opens at 6 p.m., with dinner served at 6:30 p.m. by members of Mariposa’s FFA. More...

District forced to qualify its budget

The Mariposa County Unified School District’s budget woes continue as the board of trustees certified its interim budget on Dec. 15. More...

Park rangers staff centers for holidays

Yosemite National Park has announced that Park rangers will be staffing visitor centers in the gateway communities of Mariposa, Oakhurst, and Groveland from Saturday, Dec. 17, through Monday, Jan. 2, 2012. More...

Complex mating of goats has hunting implications

A look at the mating habits of mountain goats reveals the vastly different strategies of males in different populations and sheds light on the impacts of hunting.  The research looked at European mountain goats. More...

Habitat collects its 70th car donation

Bob Pickard, president, Habitat for Humanity of Mariposa County, has announced that the 70th vehicle has been donated to the affiliate’s Cars for Homes™ vehicle program.  More...

Mariposa County Fire issues reminder

For those who received carbon monoxide detectors from the Mariposa County Fire Department during the smoke alarm campaign in 2010/2011, MCFD is reminding everyone that it is time to change the battery.  When the detectors were installed, patrons More...

Short story class begins at Arts Council

The Mariposa County Arts Council’s Short Story Writing class will begin on Wednesday, Jan. 25 at 6 p.m. Early registration is $40, after Jan. 13, it is $60 for six weeks of instruction. More...

Hazardous waste collection set

A household hazardous waste (HHW) collection event sponsored by Mariposa County Department of Public Works will be held at the Lake Don Pedro Transfer Station on Friday, Jan. 7 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. by appointment only. More...

CHP reveals its holiday wish list

Designated drivers, buckled-up vehicle occupants, and undistracted motorists adhering to the speed limit along the state’s roadways are just a few of the items that appear on the California Highway Patrol’s (CHP) wish list this holiday se More...

HOLIDAY SPIRIT

Hilltop star lights 40 Mariposa Christmases

Remember December 1971? Richard Nixon was President. More...

Community builders

Representatives of four Mariposa County community groups accepted certificates and $500 grant checks at the local human services building last Thursday. More...

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