April 4, 2013 RSS feed / Local News

Mariposa Audubon program will address reality of climate change

The only constant in nature, it’s been said, is change, and survival requires adapting to it. More...

County prepares to dedicate station

The Mariposa County Board of Supervisors and Fire Department invitesthe community to a dedication to public service for the new Midpines fire station. The ceremony is scheduled for 2 p.m. on Tuesday, April 16. More...

Board looks into TOT changes

The Mariposa County Board of Supervisors may consider an increase to the county’s transient occupancy tax (TOT), but will not do anything until it has met with area lodging providers. More...

School bus drivers honored for service

The Mariposa County Unified School District is preparing for School Bus Driver Appreciation Day on Tuesday, April 23.  “School bus drivers are one of the greatest assets of our community,” said Charlotte Kelsey of the MCUSD transport More...

GAZETTE hits the fast track

The MARIPOSA GAZETTE reaches far and wide, and recently made it to the NASCAR race in Las Vegas. Pictured above are Mariposa residents Dave and Shelley Gerken, reading the newspaper at the race. More...

Spring Fling nears

The John C. Fremont Hospital Volunteers are getting ready for another Spring Fling. More...

Air Fair Day set

The Mariposa Chapter of the Experimental Aircraft Association is hosting its annual Mariposa Air Fair and Family Adventure Day 2013 at the Mariposa Airport on April 27 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.  More...

Firescaping is topic at workshop

The Mariposa Master Gardeners will present a firescaping public workship on Saturday, April 13. It will will held at the Coulterville School, 5043 Broadway in Coulterville, from 10 a.m. to noon.  More...

Church presents ‘Roadmap for Life’

On Saturday, April 20, the Oakhurst Christian Science church will present “Roadmap for Life,” a free, inspirational talk for everyone.  In his “Sermon on the Mount,” Jesus left the world a map for going higher in life. More...

MLJC celebrates Passover in Jamestown

Taking place on the 33rd day after the end of Passover, Lag B’Omer. is a festive holiday on the Jewish calendar. It is a popular day for weddings, picnics, youthful celebrations and bonfires. More...

Battles faces a dozen charges

Joshua Battles made his first appearance in Mariposa County Superior Court on Thursday morning after a March 22 incident in which he allegedly tried to kill his family.  More...

Family for Habitat home is announced

Habitat for Humanity of Mariposa County has announced the selection of Chanthira Lesher and her daughter Gam as its second partner family.  Lesher has lived in Mariposa County for six years and is an employee of Delaware North Parks and Resorts More...

Park reschedules prescribed burn

Due to recent rainfall, the Wawona Northwest Prescribed Fire in Yosemite National Park has been rescheduled and will now tentatively begin next week on Tuesday, April 9.  More...

Yaleys return from Vietnam

Mariposa Rotarian Bill Yaley and his wife Arlene recently traveled to Vietnam with “The Friends of Vinh Son Montagnard Orphanage.” Bill, a veteran of the Vietnam War, spoke to Rotary members on March 28, the eve of fortieth anniversary of More...

Tenaya Lodge plans for 2013 Earth Week

In keeping with its commitment to environmental sustainability and operator Delaware North Companies’ green travel industry leadership, Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite will celebrate Earth Day with a weekend of stargazing, organic wine tasting and mor More...

Clampers mark Elliott Corner

The Matuca Chapter 1849 of E Clampus Vitus will be dedicating Elliott Corner on April 6 at 9 a.m. More...

Card offers help options

Residents and visitors can keep important phone numbers at easy reach with an information card from the county health department. 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, April 5.  Doors open at 5 p.m. and games start at 6:30 p.m. There are pull tabs and big pots. More...

The Tough Questions

I have been asked many questions concerning the Bible, theology, and life in general. The toughest questions often start with the same three words: “Why does God…? Why does God allow so much suffering? More...

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