November 22, 2012 RSS feed / Local News

Alumni Association supports the library

The Mariposa County High School Alumni Association frequently makes donations that support the students of Mariposa County. More...

Prop. 30 passage helps lessen the pain for schools

When Californians passed Proposition 30 on Nov. 6, it considerably eased the minds of those in public education. More...

County seeks forms from Whitlock residents

The County of Mariposa is requesting that all residents who own property along West Whitlock Road sign and return the right-of-entry form to the public works department as soon as possible. The form was mailed to residents on Oct. 23, and Nov. More...

Board recognizes JCF home health

At the Nov. 13 meeting of the Mariposa County Board of Supervisors the John C. More...

Scouts ring bells

Boy Scout Troop 94 and Cub Scout Pack 94 will be ringing bells and collecting money for the Salvation Army donation kettle on Saturday Nov. 24 and Saturday Dec. 22 at Pioneer Market at 5034 Coakley Circle in Mariposa.  More...

Contractors give back

Mariposa contractors Burt Murdock (from left), Rob Hambleton and Alan Dayhoff present a $500 check to Lauri Kinslow of Manna House last week. More...

Coat drive starts

As the weather gets colder and children return to school, the need for warm water-proof coats grows. More...

The Ahwahnee honored by Fodor’s

Fodor’s, the leading name in travel guides, today announced that The Ahwahnee has been recognized as a 2012 Fodor’s 100 Hotel Award winner. More...

Holiday bazaar set in Coulterville

A holiday bazaar is being planned for the Northern Mariposa County History Center’s Dec. More...

Residents can honor loved ones

John C. Fremont Hospice will hold the 18th annual Light Up a Life service of remembrance on Wednesday, Dec. 5, beginning at 5:30 p.m. at the Mariposa Senior Center at 5246 Spriggs Lane, Mariposa.  The candlelight ceremony, sponsored by John C. More...

Holiday events start the season

As the Christmas season approaches, Yosemite area communities are gearing up for the Holiday with a myriad of events.  More...

Star on Stage

“Annie,” the classic comedy about a loveable orphan in 1930s America, begins a four-weekend run at Playhouse Merced on Friday, Nov. 23 at 7:30 pm. More...

Rubbish and recycling may be county’s biggest industry

From a spot on Mt. Bullion Ridge Road, above the Mariposa-Yosemite Airport, you get a clear view down on town.  Just west of Mariposa, a gash of earth is exposed to the sky. More...

Christmas Home Tour celebrates local history

This year the Mariposa County Friends of the Library are celebrating the 21st anniversary of the Ken and Alice Meriam Christmas Home Tour with historic sites being featured. The tour is the first weekend in December, Dec. 1 and 2, from 11 a.m. More...

Local merchants hope Black Friday turns into green

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas. Storefronts and window displays show signs of the season, and downtown Mariposa has been decorated.  More...

LOCAL ECONOMY

Gold in hills may be from film biz

Giorgio Lett of Hollywood had never been to Mariposa before arriving with two dozen actors and crew.  Lett had discovered the county through an extensive Internet search for location for a film set at a family-run winery.  More...

EMT course set

An Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) course is set for Jan. 5 through April 30, 2013.  The class meets every Wednesday from 5 to 9 p.m., and every other Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.  More...

Soroptimist helps Manna House

Manna House, a nonprofit organization that provides emergency food to all in need, is the most recent recipient of a donation from Soroptimist International of Mariposa. More...

Rotary gets safety message from CHP

Recently, Mariposa CHP Officer Adrian Perez alerted Rotarians to the CHP Thanksgiving campaign: "Thanksgiving Travel. Buckle Up. Every Trip, Every Time."  More...

Fall is the time to add plants

Fall is a perfect time to add new plants to a garden. The blistering heat of the summer has ended. Cooler nights help keep new plantings hydrated and the soil, still warm until winter, makes a cozy bed for plants to put down roots. More...

Manna House begins holidays

This is the 28th year that Manna House of Mariposa County has provided Christmas groceries for those less fortunate in the community. Registration began on Monday, Nov. 19 at Manna House, just above Happy Burger. More...

Local residents perform

Twelve Mariposa residents will be a part of the Merced Civic Ballet’s production of “The Nutcracker” on Nov. 30 and Dec. 1. More...

Junior docent program launched

Just one year after reinvigorating the adult docent program, the Northern Mariposa County History Center (NMCHC) is launching a new junior docent program for high school students.  More...

Butts on the street

Mariposa Bears Youth Basketball players pick up cigarette butts as part of last Thursday’s Great American Smokeout tobacco-awareness day. More...

Fundraiser date changed

Promoters of the Texas Hold’Em poker tournament and dinner have announced that due to delays at the state level regarding required gaming permits the event will be delayed until Jan. 12.  More...

Parents just don’t understand

A flustered “mom” (Sadie Holmes-Good, at right) shows her frustration with “son” (Johnny Sheetz) on a school shopping trip. More...

Holiday breakfast served in Coulterville

From 8 to 11 at the festively decorated Old School House diners will not only be able to enjoy a great “all you can eat” breakfast, theyjust might be able to cross off a few names on their holiday gift list, as there will be all sorts of More...

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