December 20, 2012 RSS feed / Local News

Master Gardeners recognized for service

The UC Master Gardener program gives recognition to people who have volunteered hours to the community. More...

GRIZZLY GRADS

Aranguena makes mark as teacher and volunteer

Jeff Aranguena pursued the game of golf with single-minded precision while at Mariposa County High School. More...

Correction

The article about Habitat for Humanity’s Jan. 12 family selection meeting in the Dec. 13 GAZETTE contained an error concerning the deselection of the group’s first partner family. More...

Master Gardeners talk peach leaf curl

Mariposa County Master Gardeners remind everyone that if their peach trees had crinkled, thickened leaves last spring, now is the time to do something to prevent that. More...

Girl Scouts fill boxes for soldiers

Mariposa Girl Scouts, Troop 3092 is collecting things to send to American soldiers. More...

Habitat Sales Continue

Volunteer Al Johnson shows off items at Habitat for Humanity of Mariposa County’s warehouse. More...

Rotary hears about peace center program

The first of three Rotary Global Peace Forums was held in Berlin at the beginning of December this year. The forum was one of three international gatherings to be convened to advance peace and understanding throughout the world. More...

Fundraiser scheduled

The California Youth Connection (CYC) will be holding a chili cookoff as a fundraiser on Jan. More...

Brower Construction helps kids

Randy Brower, owner of Brower Construction, is pictured at left with Mariposa County Sheriff’s Deputy Will Atkinson. Brower donated $500 to this year’s Kops for Kids program. More...

Thank you

The Mariposa County Resource Conservation District (MCRCD) would like to thank the community for supporting its 42nd annual Native Plant and Tree sale in November.  More...

Thank you

The Mariposa County Resource Conservation District would like to thank the community for coming out and supporting us at our annual native plant sales the first two weekends of November.  More...

John 1:1-4

In the beginning the Word already existed.  The Word was with God, and the Word was God.  He existed in the beginning with God.  God created everything through him, and nothing was created except through him.  The Word gave life t More...

Open Invitation

This special section of the MARIPOSA GAZETTE is available to Mariposa County religious and spiritual leaders to share their individual messages. More...

Lions making plans for crab feed

The Mariposa Lions Club will have its annual crab fee on Feb. 2, 2013, at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds. Take-outs will be available from 5 to 6 p.m. The no-host bar opens at 5:30 p.m., and dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m. More...

Chamber seeking honor nominations

The Mariposa County Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations for its annual awards of “man of the year,” “woman of the year,” and business of the year.  More...

SCIENCE UPDATE

Global big tree decline includes Yosemite Park

The largest living organisms on the planet, the big, old trees that sustain countless birds and other wildlife, are dying. More...

GAZETTE continues holiday schedules

The MARIPOSA GAZETTE has announced its deadline changes for the upcoming holidays. The editorial deadline for the Jan. 3, 2013, edition is Wednesday, Dec. 26 at 5 p.m. The classified deadline is Friday, Dec. 28 at noon. More...

River art show succeeds

  Former county resident Barb Bruno, now of Glacier Bay, Alaska (left), joins ceramics artist Ann Mendershausen and photographer Ira Estin for the Art on the River show at the Briceburg Visitor Center last weekend. More...

Landfill announces its holiday schedule

The Mariposa County Landfill will be closed for the holidays on Monday, Dec. 24; Tuesday, Dec. 25; Monday, Dec. 31 and Tuesday, Jan. 1. Normal hours of operation are Thursday through Monday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. More...

State Highway 99 gets Merced County upgrade

Caltrans and its partners began work last week on a project to improve travel between Merced and Madera.  The project will upgrade five miles of the roadway from a fourlane expressway to a sixlane freeway from just north of Chowchilla to Buchana More...

Short story class begins in January

The Mariposa County Arts Council will be offering a six-week short story writing workshop, led by published author C.B. Mosher starting this January. More...

Scouts ring bells

The Boy Scout Troop 94 will be ringing bells and collecting money for the Salvation Army donation kettle on Saturday Dec. 22 at Pioneer Market, 5034 Coakley Circle.  More...

Engagement

Dordan - O’Shea

Joanna Rose Dordan and Evan Patrick O’Shea have announced their engagement. More...

Thank you

Mountain Crisis Services would like to thank Patrick Pike Studios for taking fabulous Halloween pictures while raising money for victims of domestic violence and their families.  More...

He remains present

As we prepare to celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ on Dec. More...

It just so happened...

Perhaps you’ve heard the expression, “The Lord works in mysterious ways.” The biblical story of Ruth is one such example. Ruth decided to put God first in her life, but this came at a great cost. More...

Deputies become Santa’s helpers

Once again, Mariposa County Sheriff’s deputies took on the role of elves this week as they prepared toys for the Kops for Kids program. More...

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