February 23, 2012 RSS feed / Local News

Forest seeks artists

Stanislaus National Forest, in partnership with Three Forests Interpretive Association, has announced the opening of the application process for the 2012 Artist in the Woods program. More...

Big Oak Flat Road closes for slide repair

Yosemite National Park has announced that the Big Oak Flat Road (Highway 120) within the Park will close at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 29, for the Park to repair damage to the road caused by a large rockslide on Jan. 22. More...

Local show dog keeps on trucking

Toni Killpatrick has been around animals her whole life. More...

Clarification

The office building at 5037 Stroming Road is not owned by the Stroming family. More...

Dr. Lee commits to three years at JCF

Dr. Stephen Lee, internal medicine, recently signed a contract in which he has committed to an additional three-year tenure at John C. Fremont Healthcare District. More...

Festival seeks artists and crafters

The annual Mariposa Butterfly Festival will fill the town on May 5 and 6 this year. The festival committee is inviting local artists and crafters to apply for a booth space to show and sell their works.  More...

Elected Officials

GOVERNOR Jerry Brown (916) 445-2841 1st Floor State Capitol Sacramento, CA 95814  STATE SENATOR  14th District Tom Berryhill (916) 651-4014 State Capitol Room 3076 Sacramento, CA 95814  STATE ASSEMBLY   More...

Chamber hosts assembly candidates

So far, five candidates have submitted their papers to run for state assembly in the newly formed District 5 for California. District 5 runs the length of the Sierra from Madera County up to South Lake Tahoe.  More...

Park releases EA for White Wolf

Yosemite National Park has announced the release of the White Wolf Lodge Rehabilitation Environmental Assessment (EA). The EA will be available for public review and comment until- Friday, March 23. More...

Yosemite Renaissance returns to the Valley

Yosemite Renaissance is celebrating its 27th year with an exhibit of 48 paintings, photographs, prints and sculptures by 42 artists. More...

Yosemite announces workshops, visits and webinars on the MRP

Yosemite National Park has announced a series of public workshops, site visits, and webinars for the public to engage in the alternative development process for the Comprehensive Management Plan for the Merced Wild and Scenic River (MRP). More...

DNC offers learing package

Yosemite National Park concessioner Delaware North Companies (DNC) Parks and Resorts has partnered with Yosemite Conservancy, a non-profit organization dedicated to the protection and preservation of Yosemite National Park, to provide a “Lodgin More...

SFC seeks volunteers

Sierra Foothill Conservancy (SFC) has a number of spring activities that need volunteers. There are spring open houses, which are all-day events.  Volunteers can give a few hours and then spend the rest of the day exploring the preserve. More...

Garber house for sale, may avoid demolition

Local preservationists have won a concession from Mariposa County in their bid to save the historic Garber house at 5101 Bullion Street.  This summer, the county planned to raze two historic structures on the site to make way for a new county co More...

Volunteers target worn county tennis courts

Mariposa’s tennis group is pitching in to patch up the town tennis courts.  Located at the County Park above Stroming Road west of town, the courts were built decades ago and are showing their age. Large areas are lined with cracks. More...

From the Archives

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

McPhie makes third appearance

When storyteller Marilyn McPhie’s oldest children started pre-school she was given the option of cleaning, painting playground equipment or telling stories to the students. More...

OHV grant applications open

The US Forest Service has announced that the Stanislaus National Forest (NF) is seeking public comment on preliminary 2013 off highway vehicle grant applications for consideration by the California State Parks Off- Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation (O More...

Veterans host Stand-down

The Veterans Stand Down event will take place on Saturday, Feb. 25 at the VFW Hall in Mariposa. It is being hosted by Caring Veterans, Inc.  It will take place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Mariposa VFW Hall. More...

Fireworks fundraiser

This Husqvarna riding mower is the raffle prize for a Kiwanis drive to fund this summer’s Fourth of July fireworks show. More...

HARP program provides relief for struggling homeowners

A new program may finally provide some real relief for homeowners struggling to maintain their homes. More...

Small wonders return to art festival

Thanks to generous donations, and the excitement of the festival attendees the “Small Wonders” will again be a focal point of the eighth annual Mariposa Rotary Art and Wine Festival. More...

Givens talks safety at Rotary meeting

Dave Givens' company, Hammer Stryke, provides comprehensive training in proper storage, use, care, and knowledge of home protection devices. More...

Breakfast served in Coulterville

Residents can enjoy Sunday breakfast in Coulterville on March 11 and leave the cooking and clean-up to the volunteers who whip up pancakes, eggs made to order, and serve them with ham or sausage and fresh fruit.  More...

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