January 12, 2012 RSS feed / Local News

Hanna helps rally support for CSMMM

Ron Iudice, president of the California State Mining and Mineral Museum Association (CROSSMAN) is kickingoff a campaign to save the museum this month. The facility is slated for closure by the state in July of this year.  More...

Ewing Wing thanks Lozano

The residents of the Ewing Wing, skilled nursing unit at JCF Hospital paid tribute to Jeanette Lozano, manager of the SPCA, at their annual family Christmas dinner. More...

Art Hop moves

The Mariposa Art Hop has been moved to the second Saturday of each month from 5 to 8 p.m. More...

La Grange Rebekah breakfast cancelled

The La Grange Rebekahs' monthly breakfast is canceled for the upcoming Jan. 15 date. Usually the Rebekah breakfast is held the third Sunday of each month from 7 to 11 a.m. at the IOOF Hall on the main street of La Grange.  More...

Museum thanks donors

The Board of the Northern Mariposa County History Center (NMCHC) recently issued thanks to all of those who donated funds to the museum in 2011.  More...

TOPS members celebrate

Elaine Parrish, center, hosted the annual Christmas party for two dozen members of TOPS #1369 of Mariposa. Each person brought a toy and donated it to the Kops for Kids program. More...

County slates waste collection

A household hazardous waste (HHW) collection event sponsored by Mariposa County Department of Public Works will be held at the new Mariposa County Landfill HHW facility on Tuesday, Feb. 7 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. by appointment only. More...

From the Archives

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

JCF program focuses on wellness

Do you want to feel better? Be healthier? Reduce your stress? And, more important, keep those resolutions this time around? Then plan to attend the John C. Fremont Healthcare District’s community wellness program. The program is on Jan. More...

Fruit of helping hands

The Mariposa Piecemakers quilting group, led by Marianne Atkins, presented Mountain Crisis Services with 53 children’s cuddle quilts in December. More...

Feeling the spirit

Pictured, from left, are Celee Evans, Joanne Thistle, Marlyn Woods, Susan Warner, Brenda Archibald, Elinor Todd, Ann Shedivy, Diane Lapick, and Donna Lowrimore. More...

Local sorority celebrates

Just before Christmas, members of Delta Nu Iota had their sorority Christmas Party at Brenda Archibald’s home. More...

PERS retirees set meeting

The next regular meeting of the Public Employees Retirees Association (PERS) will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 17, at the senior center on Spriggs Lane at noon.  The speaker will be Jim Rydingsword, Mariposa County Director of Human Services. More...

E-waste collected free

The Mariposa County Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a free ewaste recycling event on Saturday, Jan. 28 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. It will be held at the chamber’s office at the corner of Highways 140 and 49 North.  More...

CHP outlines new laws

California motorists should be aware of some of the new laws that went into effect Jan. 1. More...

Workshop focuses on climate change

On Wednesday, Feb. 22, the community can learn about climate change and the challenges it presents to invasive pest management. More...

Movies set at library

Movies for all ages will be offered free of charge on the first and second Wednesday of the month at the Mariposa County Library.  Free popcorn and beverage are included. Children age 8 and younger must be accompanied by an adult. More...

L-Arrow joins AAA

L-Arrow Ranch in Cathey’s Valley is a new member of the American Angus Association, reports Bryce Schumann, CEO of the national breed organization headquartered in Saint Joseph, Mo.  More...

Butterfly Garden Club meets

Butterfly Garden Club of Mariposa will hold its regular monthly meeting on Thursday, Jan. 19 at 1 p.m. More...

Soroptimist donates to new Ethos Center

Soroptimist International of Mariposa recently made a donation to Ethos, a drop-in facility for the youth of Mariposa. In March 2010 Ethos launched an outreach facility in downtown Mariposa that targets the youth of Mariposa. More...

Mowinckel reports to Rotary

These pages were treated to the outstanding and selfless work of a young Mariposan, Erland Mowinckel, in September 2011. At that juncture this contributor thought that “he'd seen it all.” Not so. More...

Three vie for chance to serve in assembly

Since her 2010 election, Modesto resident Kristin Olsen has been a frequent traveler around the 25th Assembly District. Now locals hope Olsen’s replacement will be as regular a visitor in Mariposa. More...

Cann will seek second term in District 4

LOCAL POLITICS

Mariposa County District IV Supervisor Kevin Cann has announced he will seek a second term. Cann, originally elected in November 2008, must run for re-election in the June, 2012 primary to secure a term that will extend through December 2016. More...

Park waives entrance fees

With the new year just a few days old, people may be looking at the coming months and planning their trips. More...

Habitat raises funds

Tour de Habitat is a fundraiser where teams compete to raise money for Habitat for Humanity of Mariposa County.  Teams of six cyclists each ride a stationary bike for 15 minute intervals. More...

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