March 1, 2012 RSS feed / Local News

Audubon program focuses on ‘beautiful monsters’

Soon after American author, nature writer and poet Jeffrey Greene purchased and moved into an 18th-century home in the countryside of Burgundy, France, two experiences provoked in him an unusual and lasting fascination with Eurasian wild boars. More...

JCF welcomes its new CEO

The board of directors of John C. Fremont Healthcare District is welcoming and introducing David Hill, the district’s new chief executive officer. Hill’s first day at the district was Feb. More...

From the Archives

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

Longer days mean less energy consumption

It’s hard to believe that the first sign winter is nearly over is almost here. Even though winter hasn’t been dark and cold this year, spring gets a kick-start in two weeks when Daylight Saving Time (DST) begins on Sunday, March 11.  More...

Broad range of speakers and topics set for conference

Some very familiar names top the list of those scheduled to speak at the “Ever Better Community” conference at the fairgrounds on Saturday, March 17. More...

Hospital offers stop smoking program

John C. Fremont Healthcare District is offering the American Lung Association’s “Freedom From Smoking” program. More...

Tax aide offered

The 2011 tax filing year will soon be upon all residents of California. The AARP Foundation continues to sponsor a free tax filing program through the IRS and California Franchise Tax Board and assistance with filing tax returns. More...

Manna House prepares for Easter

Manna House wants to help those in need by providing a bag of groceries for their Easter dinner.  Sign-ups begin on Monday, March 5 at Manna House between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. More...

State prepares new suction dredge rules

Suction dredging used to be popular on the lower Merced River between Railroad Flat campground and Lake McClure.  Miners, most of them hobbyists, spent the warm months running gaspowered dredges set on inflatable pontoons. More...

Community bands together to benefit 3-year-old girl

Mariposa is a tightknit community that pulls together when the need arises. Andie Anderson, a 3-year-old local girl and her family need the community’s help. More...

Children’s book writing class set

Some things are easier to do than they look. A well written children’s book appears simple, but simple takes work. More...

Butterfly hat contest opens registration

It’s time to “embrace your inner butterfly” and get imaginative and start creating decorative hats for the Mariposa Butterfly Hat Contest, 2012. More...

Mariposa County marks Weights and Measures Week

SEALER OF WEIGHTS AND MEASURES   More...

Rotary screens band trip video

Sending 55 of our finest on the trip of a lifetime won't soon be forgotten in Mariposa, or New York for that matter. And as a thank you to the community whose donations, fundraisers, car washes (and even money from pop diva Sheila E. More...

Missing man found uninjured

Shortly after press time on Feb. 22, the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office located Christopher Dellis of Modesto, who had been missing since Feb. 19.  More...

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