February 28, 2013 RSS feed / Local News

Sierra Art Trails issues call to artists

The 11th annual Sierra Art Trails Yosemite Foothills Open Studio Tour will take place Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 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...

Museum robbers’ hearing postponed

The five men charged with the Sept. More...

Speed cited as a factor in school bus accident

The California Highway Patrol says that driving too fast for conditions was a factor in the Feb. 19 school bus crash near Coulterville.  More...

Democratic Club meets on March 9

The Mariposa Democratic Club has announced that James Rydingsword, director of Mariposa Health and Human Services, will be speaking at its meeting on March 9 at 9:45 a.m. at Miner’s Roadhouse Restaurant.  More...

Speaker returns to St. Joseph’s this March

Dealing with Change in Everyday Life and Lent: A Season to Change are the themes of the Lenten renewal mission presented by St. Joseph’s Catholic Church. Fr. Jim Nisbet, will again share his humor, insights and biblical expertise.  More...

World Access Project director visits Rotarians

World Access Project (WAP) Executive Director, Richard St. Denis, returned to Mariposa Rotary with an update on the project’s initiatives. He has visited Mariposa and the Rotary Club on previous occasions to describe his project.  More...

Golden Agers host bingo

Anyone over 18 is invited to Golden Agers’ Bingo at the Senior Center on Spriggs Lane on the first Friday of each month. It will be held Friday, March 1.  Doors open at 5 p.m. and games start at 6:30 p.m. There are pull tabs and big pots. More...

To the Mariposa Community

To the Mariposa Community:  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...

Marten-like fisher rebounds in Sierra

After experiencing years of population decline on the West Coast, a recent study examining fisher populations found that—at least in the southern Sierra Nevada— the animal's numbers appear to be stable.  More...

PUBLIC PROPERTY

Tree trim operation borders on butchery, some claim

Due to a lack of training, recent tree-trimming by county employees resulted in a slash-andhack job that will harm trees for years to come, local tree-care professionals have told the GAZETTE.  More...

Pancakes flip in Ponderosa Basin

Mariposa County Volunteer Fire Company #32 and the Chowchilla Mountain Women's Club (CMWC) are hosting a pancake breakfast on Saturday, March 9, from 8 to 10 a.m. More...

NMCHC continues activity

The Northern Mariposa County History Center now has four junior docents, with several others expressing interest and expected to sign up in the next few weeks. More...

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...

An atoning sacrifice

In 1981, a strange case of a car thief who really needed to be caught was reported on the news. The thief needed to be apprehended for an unusual reason.  The car was stolen here in California. More...

How Art Shapes Our Lives

The Gilded Age Mansions

During the years following 1870 America was beginning to enjoy a bustling industrial economy. As with some of the phenomena of today’s world, a few remarkable individuals became very wealthy during this short lived era. More...

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