August 30, 2012 RSS feed / Local News

Barrington keeps rodeo queen title

The Mariposa County Fair Board, along with the Mariposa Mountain Riders and queen coordinators have announced that on Aug. More...

Visitor traffic, bears, still don’t mix, Park reports

Encounters between bears and humans in campgrounds and other Yosemite locations are dramatically down, Park officials reported earlier this month.  Improvement remains to be made on Yosemite roads, however. More...

Searchers find boy’s body in river

The body of Jacob Adams, a 6-year-old boy who was swept into the Merced River on Wednesday, Aug. 15, was recovered Aug. More...

Specialty farms will be open for 2012 Tomato Fest

The 2012 Tomato Fest gives visitors the opportunity to visit and talk with five successful agricultural growers. Mariposa has many micro-climates, differing soil conditions, water availability and elevations. More...

Hornitos prepares for 26th flea market

The community preparations are under way for the 26th annual Hornitos Flea Market, to be held Sunday, Oct. 7. Gates open to the public at 7 a.m. No dogs are allowed in the sale area. Spaces are available. More...

Grape stomp set

Everyone is invited to celebrate the grape harvest on Sept. 8 at Mount Bullion Vineyard from 3 to 8 p.m. More...

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Sunday, Sept. 9 from 8 to 11 a.m.  More...

CASA plans for Night of the Child

Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Mariposa County is planning its first annual Night of the Child fiesta dinner on Sept. 15. More...

49er Market closes its doors

Mariposa’s 49er Market, a local landmark for close to 40 years, is ending its run as a grocery store.  This week, the business at the intersection of Highways 140 and 49 South was attracting a flurry of customers with a going-out-of-busine More...

CHP to conduct sobriety checkpoint

The Mariposa office of the California Highway Patrol (CHP) will conduct a sobriety/driver license checkpoint on Saturday, Sept. More...

High country dip

Area women Mimi Carter, Mara Dale, Beth Pratt and Kimberly Van Kuran Marcis swam the length of Tenaya Lake (1.25 miles) this past Saturday with help from crew members Hugh Sakols and Matthew Marcis w More...

River Clean-Up set for Sept. 15

The community is invited to join in the Kim Evans Memorial Great Sierra River Clean-Up on Saturday, Sept. 15. More...

Elks lodge hosts luau

It’s time for the annual luau at the Oakhurst Elks Lodge on Saturday, Aug. 18.  The bar opens at 4 p.m. Dinner is at 6 p.m. More...

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