January 24, 2013 RSS feed / Local News

Board marks American Indian Month

The Mariposa County Board of Supervisors recently proclaimed November as American Indian Month. More...

FAITH & HISTORY

St. Joseph’s Catholic Church marks 150th

Parishioners filled the sanctuary at St. Joseph's Catholic Church on Friday, Jan. 18 to mark the 150th anniversary of the church's dedication. More...

Students become teachers in new ROP program at MCHS

Mariposa County High School has a new career program this year. More...

Lions Club’s crab feed coming soon

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...

HEALTH NEWS

Diet drinks depress, but coffee might boost mood

You may want to hold that Diet Coke and reach for a good ‘ol cup of joe—if a mood boost is your goal, a new study suggests.  New research shows that drinking sweetened beverages, especially diet drinks, is associated with an increase More...

BVFD serves breakfast

The Bootjack Volunteers invite everyone to their pancake breakfast/bake sale. The date is Saturday, Jan. 26, at the Bootjack Firehouse, 3883 Bootjack Lane.  More...

War declared on starthistle

Mariposa County residents are involved in a battle without bloodshed --an explosion in slow motion--a war of invasive noxious weeds which crowd out native plants and take over rangeland, wild lands, cropland, vineyards, and yes, their own yard and ga More...

Sweetheart Ball honors firefighters

Everyone can celebrate Valentine’s Day at the annual Sweetheart Ball to benefit Tuolumne and Mariposa County firefighters. The annual event is scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 9. More...

North County Museum reopens in style

“Roses of Coulterville," a new photo display, featuring some of the ladies that helped Coulterville transition from a rough and tumble mining camp into a real town and also highlighting some of the lovely heritage roses these ladies planted and More...

Not by Bread Alone Outreach

"They that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint."   More...

Patriots host film ‘The Determinators’

Mariposa Patriots is hosting the movie "The Determinators" on Tuesday, Jan. More...

Local man found dead, armed in Coarsegold

The Madera County Sheriff’s Office says the body of George Walter Rosenberg, 41, of Mariposa was found shortly before 5 p.m. on Jan. 18. Shortly before, Rosenberg tried to run over a Madera County Sheriff’s Deputy.  More...

Cann to lead rural county advocacy group

The Rural County Representatives of California (RCRC) last week announced that Supervisor Kevin Cann of Mariposa County has been selected as the chairman of its board of directors during a moard meeting in Sacramento.  More...

4-H plans breakfast

Mariposa 4-H members and leaders have just what everyone needs to give their Valentine a sweetheart pancake breakfast.  On Sunday, Feb. 10, from 7 a.m. More...

FFA teams share their experience with Rotary

Two Future Farmer of America (FFA) teams from the Mariposa County High School (MCHS) program joined Rotary to share their recent competition experiences. More...

County auditor lists accomplishments of his office

The Mariposa County Auditor’s office is responsible for accounting for all funds coming into the county, all payments being made by the county, payroll, retirement, benefits, monitoring the expenditures of all departments, paying taxes, and fil More...

JMGC staff presents at Gateway Partners meeting

In support of the Historic John Muir Route on Highway 132 and the communities of Greeley Hill, La Grange and Coulterville, John Muir Geotourism Center (JMGC) has been attending quarterly Yosemite Gateway Partners meetings in Yosemite for a couple of More...

Annual bike ride set

Healing Nations, a non-profit organization that benefits underserved and at-risk children in Stanislaus County, will hold its eighth annual bike ride on Saturday, April 27. Start time is 6:30 to 7:30 a.m. depending on the route chosen.  More...

The Scorpion and the Holy Man

The story has been told of a holy man who was meditating in a serene countryside setting. After a while he noticed a scorpion struggling to escape the swirling water of a rapid brook. All its efforts to climb onto a rock were unsuccessful. More...

Elegant Dress Closet opens again this year

Soroptimist International of Mariposa and the Mariposa County High School Associated Student Body are again collecting formal dresses for The Elegant Dress Closet service project. More...

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