January 26, 2012 RSS feed / Local News

Honoring the law

New Life Christian Fellowship hosted the community for a special ceremony honoring all law enforcement. More...

New dance classes are now underway

A new class of square dance lessons will begin at the Bootjack Stompers Hall across from the fairgrounds on Tuesday, Jan. 31 at 7 p.m. and continue each Tuesday evening.  More...

Turkey shoot benefits Williams

There will be a turkey shoot fundraiser at the Airport Inn on Feb. 11 at 1 p.m. For Kenny Williams. He was in a car accident on Highway 140 recently, and he was flown to Modesto were he is now being treated. More...

Kinslow speaks to Rotary Club

Rotarians last Thursday heard from Mariposa County Building Director Mike Kinslow on the range of services, advice, and oversight provided by the department which he directs since his hiring in February 2010. More...

Homeopathy takes a different approach to healing

Many people are looking for alternative ways to deal with health issues. Some wish to not use drugs to treat an illness. Others are looking for a “last resort” after exploring everything Western medicine has to offer.  More...

JCF Volunteers install new officers

The John C. Fremont Hospital Volunteers recently installed new officers for 2012. More...

4-H holds its annual pancake breakfast

Mariposa 4-H members and leaders have just what everyone needs to give their Valentine, a sweetheart pancake breakfast.  On Sunday, Feb. 12, from 7 a.m. More...

Tourism bureau brings home best of show

Yosemite National Park and Mariposa County were well-represented at the recent LA Travel and Adventure Show, held at the Long Beach Convention Center, Jan. 14 and 15. More...

CHANGING CLIMATE?

Low elevation could be Badger’s undoing

Badger Pass’s place on a list of California ski areas without snowmaking could lead to its closure by the end of the century. That’s the implication of a study published by researchers in 2004. More...

Tour de Habitat approaches

Courtney Twiss | Contributed Mariposa County’s Tour de Habitat bike race fundraiser is scheduled for 11 a.m. on Sunday, Feb. 5. More...

$25 billion nationwide mortgage deal goes to states

WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation's five largest mortgage lenders have agreed to overhaul their industry after deceptive foreclosure practices drove homeowners out of their homes, government officials said Monday.  A draft settlement between th More...

Residents can spare trees from deer damage

Deer damage to ornamental plants is an increasing problem. Deer populations in neighborhoods have grown rapidly due to abandoned farms, hunting restrictions and suburban sprawl. More...

Soroptimist backs Mt. Crisis mission

Soroptimist International of Mariposa continues to be a major contributor/sponsor for Mountain Crisis Services, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping domestic violence victims in Mariposa County. More...

$1,000 shopping spree

Glen and Mary Lou Robinson pose with the results of their $1,000 shopping spree at Mariposa’s Coast Hardware store last week. More...

DNC Web site gets a fresh, new look

Delaware North Companies Parks & Resorts has unveiled the redesigned YosemitePark.com with a look that complements the distinct natural beauty of Yosemite National Park. More...

UCM gets 15,000 applications

The University of California, Merced, continues to see growing interest from prospective students, as witnessed by a 9.9 percent rise in applications over the 2011 academic year according to data released last week by the UC Office of the President.& More...

European study details mountain habitat shifts

A much-noted 2008 study documented climate driven changes to small mammal habitat in the Yosemite region.  This month, a new study presents evidence that similar changes in plant habitat have occurred in mountainous terrain across Europe.  More...

Mariposa’s CSS is among state’s best

The California Department of Child Support Services (DCSS) recognized California’s top performing local child support agencies (LCSAs) for Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 2011, at its Statewide Directors Meeting.  More...

Local dog makes it to Westminster

“Mr. Business” is going to Westminster. More...

BVFD serves breakfast

It’s time for the Bootjack Volunteer Fire Department’s pancake breakfast and bake sale. The date is Saturday, Jan. 28, from 7 to 11 a.m. The cost for the breakfast is $5 for adults and $3 for children.  More...

Eth-Noh-Tec brings kinetic stories to town

The house lights dim, drums and a bamboo flute are heard in the distance. Looking around, the audience spots the dramatic duo of Eth-Noh-Tec’s, Robert Kikuchi-Yngojo and Nancy Wang making their way to the stage. More...

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