December 27, 2012 RSS feed / Local News

Soroptimist backs Mariposa CASA

Soroptimist International of Mariposa recently made a donation to CASA of Mariposa County. More...

Drivers prepare for new laws

New rules that govern the California driving public will go in effect on Jan. 1, 2013. These rules are the product of legislation passed by the Legislature and signed into law by Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. in 2012.  More...

County succeeds with CalPERS legislation

Mariposa County has succeeded in getting California law changed so that it can continue to provide affordable health insurance benefits for its retirees.  On Dec. More...

Correction

The article on the history of murder in Midpines contained incorrect information about one case.  John Russell Brocchini was shot and killed by David Tarvin, not by his girlfriend, as was reported.  The GAZETTE regrets the error.   More...

Sorority honors Darragh with ritual

The Exemplar Ritual was held for Barbara Darragh at the Xi Phi Upsilon chapter’s recent meeting held at the home of Carole Michael. More...

Landfill announces its holiday schedule

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

Coulterville Rebekahs start serving breakfast

Starting in January 2013 the Coulterville Rebekahs will start serving a pancake breakfast on the third Saturday of each month. Breakfast will start at 8 a.m. and continue until 11 a.m. Cost will be $5 for adults and $3 for children.  More...

Driven to distraction?

Do you ever feel weighed down by current events? I’m not against the news, but it does spotlight tragedies. Sometimes I feel like I’m being driven to distraction. More...

Grants are available

The StopWaste Partnership and Reusable Packaging Association are offering grants of up to $30,000 to companies, non-profit organizations, institutions and public agencies that would like to incorporate reusable packaging into their transport and dist More...

Deputy’s dog helps nab Madera County bad guys

Mariposa County’s newest deputy has just one name: “Arthur.” He doesn’t carry a gun or wear a bulletproof vest, but his skills are keen.  Arthur is the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office’s canine. More...

LOST AIRCRAFT

Pilot is missing in Park after Dec. 17 plane crash

A single-engine aircraft that apparently went down over Yosemite National Park may remain lost until spring. More...

AAUW supports organizations

The Mariposa branch of the American Association of University Woman, were active this holiday season collecting food donations for Manna House as well as sweatshirts for Ethos and CASA participants. More...

JCF employees share their holiday spirit

John C. Fremont Hospital employees have the holiday spirit. This is the third year that the JCF Employees’ Association sponsored a wreath contest and silent auction. Each department received a plain wreath to decorate.  More...

History Center sets its sights on a heat press

The Northern Mariposa County History Center is raising money for a heat press. On a recent docent trip to the Yosemite Gateway Museum in Groveland, the group was introduced to this important tool, used to mount pictures for display.  More...

Bible thoughts

Prayer is one of the best free gifts we receive. There is no cost, just a lot of reward. Make sure you pray, and pray, believing God will answer. May today be all you need it to be. More...

FAITH

Open Invitation

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

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