January 31, 2013 RSS feed / Local News

Soroptimist donates to Mariposa’s Heritage House

Soroptimist International of Mariposa recently made a donation to Mariposa Heritage House, an addiction support service facility for the community of Mariposa.  More...

The face of gun owners is getting a little prettier

“Time to get a gun. More...

McClintock, Bigelow to speak to Republicans

The Mariposa County Republican Central Committee’s annual Lincoln Reagan Dinner will be held Saturday, Feb. 9 at the Mariposa Fairgrounds. 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...

Mariposa Habitat tool fund grows

The Habitat Tool Fund is growing by leaps and bounds, executive director Beth Tomsick reports.  Habitat for Humanity (HfH) of Mariposa County recently received a $500 donation from Soroptimist International of Mariposa and a second $500 donation More...

Claim Jumpers serve a sweethearts dinner

On Thursday, Feb. 14, Valentine’s Day, the reenactment group “The Coulterville Claim Jumpers” will be putting on a dinner from 5 to 7 p.m. More...

Foundation lists 2012 grant award winners

Keeping with its mission, “Building Philanthropy to Strengthen Community,” the Mariposa Community Foundation (MCF) completed its 2012 fall community enrichment grant cycle in November and December last year.  More...

Here comes Tour d’Habitat

Shane and Holly Stewart of Pure Training Studio show off the spin bikes that they provide for the upcoming Tour de Habitat fundraiser. More...

Gallery seeks artists

Sierra Artists’ Gallery has announced its upcoming miniature show and alerts interested artists about entry details. The deadline for entries is March 1 and the show will open on March 5.  More...

Crab feed planned in Coulterville in March

The Thom Jenkins VFW Post #9454 in Coulterville is having its 2013 annual crab feed dinner and grand raffle on March 9, starting at 5 p.m. More...

Flu is here, but impact is minimal

Public health officials all over the United States have been warning everyone in California that the flu was coming, and now it appears it has. Mariposa County Public Health Officer Dr. More...

Board approves hazard mitigation plan

On Jan. 22, the Mariposa County Board of Supervisors approved the first ever Local Hazard Mitigation Plan. After two years of intensive planning, review, and revisions this 1,000-page document was adopted by Mariposa County.  More...

Turkey shoot set for ‘Doc’ Croucher

A turkey shoot to benefit Dennis “Doc” Croucher and his family is set for Saturday, Feb. 9 at the Tap Room in Cathey’s Valley. It begins at 1:30 p.m.  More...

St. Joseph’s plans for annual rummage sale

St. Joseph’s Ladies’ Guild is sponsoring their annual rummage sale on Friday, Feb. 1 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturday, Feb. 2 from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. in the Parish Hall, 4985 Bullion Street, Mariposa.  More...

Soroptimists plan for Gold Rush Dinner

Soroptimist International of Mariposa will hold its annual Gold Rush Dinner and Dance on Saturday March 23, at the Mariposa Fairgrounds, Sequoia Room. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Dinner will be served at 6 p.m. More...

Foundation gives away redbud trees

Joining the Arbor Day Foundation is an ideal way to get in the mood for spring planting. More...

Personal safety is topic at Mariposa Rotary meeting

Dave and John Givens of Hammer Stryke Self- Reliance Training, Inc. recently brought the message of preparedness and personal safety to Mariposa Rotarians.  More...

Sixth Street Cinema raises funds

Sixth Street Cinema is holding a “spaghetti western” fundraiser at 5 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 8 at Bett’s Gold Coin Tavern in downtown Mariposa. More...

Tax Aide offered

The 2012 tax filing year will soon be upon all residents of California. The AARP Foundation continues to sponsor a free tax filing program through the IRS and California Franchise Tax Board and assistance with filing tax returns. More...

Rotary issues call to artists for June festival

On Saturday, June 8, the Mariposa Rotary Club will host the ninth “Art, Wine and Wheels Festival” at Mariposa Fairgrounds. 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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