July 19, 2012 RSS feed / Local News

Brewmaster visits Mariposa Rotarians

Mariposa Rotary members heard from Terry Evans, managing partner of the new LLC, Prospectors Brewing Company. More...

Playhouse seeks cooperation

Live theater has played quite a role in the history of Gold Rush towns like Mariposa. In those early, sometimes baudy days, plays were one of the sole sources of entertainment in foothill towns.  More...

Double duty

Volunteers from a Fresno Church of Christ youth group are pulling double duty in Mariposa this week. Since Sunday, they have been running the local Church of Christ Vacation Bible School. More...

Excitement shows at SFCS

A full house of community members and registered families attended the Sierra Foothill Charter School Meet and Greet on Thursday, July 12. More...

Movie night set July 21

Movie night returns to the Mariposa Town Park on July 21. The feature film will be “Rio.”  The evening is free for families to attend. Concessions will be on hand for sale. More...

Class of 1992 holds reunion

The Mariposa County High School class of 1992 will hold its 20-year reunion on Sunday, Sept. 2 at the Mariposa Park pavilion area.  For more information email MCHS92Reunion@yahoo.com   More...

NMCHC has a busy month

August marks the first year of the Northern Mariposa County History Center (NMCHC) renewed effort to fully staff the museum. More...

Playhouse plans for Peter Pan production

The Mariposa Playhouse will present Peter Pan on Wednesday and Thursday, Aug. 1 and 2, at the Mariposa Park’s Amphitheatre. The play will start at 8 p.m. More...

Another weekend of music is on tap

Cousin Jack’s Mariposa Evenings, sponsored by The Mariposa County Arts Council, keeps on rolling with The String Slingers performing on Friday, July 20 and The Well playing Saturday, July 21.  More...

Christmas Home Tour plans begin

Christmas in July has long been an old adage for getting folks to think about Christmas in the heat of summer, but for the Mariposa County Friends of the Library (FoL) Committee working on the Christmas Home Tour, it’s something they think abou More...

Patriots host meeting

The Mariposa Patriots meeting will be held July 21 from 10 a.m. to noon at the VFW Hall. More...

Gardeners can add color to attract birds and butterflies

Add a little extra color and motion to a summer garden with containers designed to attract birds and butterflies. More...

BVFD breakfast set

It's again time for the Bootjack Volunteer Fire Company pancake breakfast and bake sale.  The date is Saturday, July 28, from 7 to 11 a.m. The fundraiser will be held at the Bootjack Firehouse on Bootjack Lane. More...

Scientists: toxic pot farms poison multiple mammals

Researchers studying the puzzling presence of rodent poison in a threatened mammal believe that have found the source—marijuana grow operations on public land. More...

Event focuses on emergencies

Yosemite National Park invites the public to participate in Community Emergency Services Day in Yosemite National Park on Thursday, July 26, from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Wawona Community Center.  More...

Mercy Ambulance gives scholarships

Mercy Ambulance has provided three Mariposa County High School graduates with scholarships. More...

Rummage sale set for MCHS Grizzly Band

The Mariposa County High School Grizzly Band Boosters will hold a rummage sale on Saturday, July 21 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at St. More...

Art contest added to 2012 Tomato Fest

The Sierra Artists Gallery is partnering with the Tomato Fest Committee to present a tomato art contest. The three categories are professional, hobbyist or junior (under 18 years of age). More...

Fire Brigade barbecue enjoys successful turn out

The day was warm, the breeze was welcome and the Coulterville Fire Brigade 43rd annual deep pit barbecue was enjoyed by all who attended in support of Mariposa County Fire Coulterville Station 26.  More...

Merced College opens registration

Merced College class enrollment at the Mariposa County High School will be held on Thursday, Aug. 2, from 4 to 5:30 p.m.  More...

Pioneer gives to Grizzly Boosters

Pioneer Market donated $1,783.56 to the Grizzlies Boosters from the receipt program. Tonya from Pioneer Market (right) is giving it to Randa Strickfaden, Grizzlies Booster Member. More...

Midpines plans for community event

The second Midpines community event is scheduled on Thursday, July 19 from 5 until 9 p.m. More...

NMCHC receives big gift

Susan Bramson, President of the Northern Mariposa County History Center (NMCHC), has announced the receipt of a $20,000 donation to the museum from the Atlantic Philanthropies Foundation Employee Fund in honor of John and Ellen Fiske. More...

Cars can be donated for charities

Many people are planning their family vacation. For most, that means a long car ride. Before you hit the road, there are some things to do. More...

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