February 21, 2013 RSS feed / Local News

Festival seeks butterfly sponsors

Anyone can be a part of the Mariposa Butterfly Festival and raise painted lady butterflies in their home or business for release during the Festival, May 3, 4, 5. More...

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Pony finds new stable at north end of town

Not much survived the May fire that took down the Pony Expresso coffee shop along with the Pizza Factory.  Amy Eaton, who runs the “Pony” with husband Bill, recovered an iron toilet-paper holder from the rubble. More...

Yosemite Experience rocks travel show again

The Best of Show Regional Pavilion award at the Los Angeles Travel and Adventure show went to the Yosemite Experience Pavilion. More...

Adult literacy tutoring classes offered

The Mariposa County Library offers free tutoring for Mariposa County residents age 18 or older who are able to communicate in English.  Trained volunteer tutors work with learners on a one-to-one basis in the library or other public location. More...

Community garden meeting set March 2

Everyone interested in gardening is invited to the Mariposa Community Garden meeting at the Senior Center, 5246 Spriggs Lane on Saturday, March 2 at 10 a.m. More...

Gold Rush Dinner nears

Soroptimist International of Mariposa will hold its Annual Gold Rush Dinner and Dance on Saturday March 23, at the Mariposa Fairgrounds, Sequoia Room.  More...

Cousin Jack Winter Fest makes encore run

The Cousin Jack Music Foundation presents the second annual Cousin Jack Winter Fest on Saturday, Feb. 23, at Building “A” Mariposa County Fairgrounds from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., with a great musician line up.  More...

NatureBridge opens summer registration

NatureBridge, the largest residential environmental education partner of the National Park Service, opened registration for the Summer Field Research Course at its Yosemite campus. More...

Vets plan for stand-down

The Mariposa Veterans Stand-Down is scheduled for Saturday, March 9, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. More...

Habitat gets State Farm boost

Habitat for Humanity of Mariposa County has received $5,000 from the State Farm insurance company. The 2013 Good Neighbor Citizenship grant will be put to use helping to build the charity’s second partner home. More...

To the Mariposa Community

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Bissmeyer selected as international volunteer

Mariposa resident and current Cal Poly student Lonnie Bissmeyer has been selected to represent the United States by volunteering in Thailand this summer with International Student Volunteers (ISV), a volunteer and travel organization. More...

Unclaimed pets face uncertain futures

Pet cats and dogs both go missing, but being lost is more perilous for felines, local animal control records show.  Back in 2011, 20 percent of dogs that ended up in the county shelter were put down. More...

Hazardous waste collection set at landfill

A household hazardous waste (HHW) collection event sponsored by Mariposa County Department of Public Works will be held at the Mariposa County Landfill on Monday, March 11 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. by appointment only. More...

Tour de Habitat is Saturday

Kelly Salonen, right, prepares for the Tour de Habitat fundraiser last yearwhile event volunteer Charlotte Heitzmann stands by. This year’s event happens on Saturday, Feb. More...

Local Rotarians get a visit from two old friends

Mariposa Rotarians were inspired by their friend, Bill Pettus, and his wife Nancy’s journeys through Rotary. More...

Sparks honored as sorority’s 2013 princess

Jean Sparks was recently crowned 2013 princess by Xi Phi Upsilon, a Mariposa chapter of Beta Sigma Phi.  More...

Tea Party holds meeting

The Mariposa Patriots will be meeting at Happy Burger Thursday, Feb. 21 at 5:30 p.m.  It will be an organizational meeting for 2013. Organizers are looking for ideas, comments and direction. Ronika Johnson will conduct the meeting.  More...

Fish and Game plans beginner’s firearms class

The Mariposa County Fish and Game Protective Association is sponsoring on-going beginner's firearm classes the last Saturday of every month from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. More...

Local people get hit by flu, colds and norovirus

What is norovirus? You’ll know if you get it. More...

Master Gardeners talk edible gardens

Mariposa Master Gardeners will present a free public workshop on edible landscapes Saturday, Feb. 23 from 10 a.m. to noon in the county board of supervisors chambers, 5100 Bullion Street. 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...

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