May 30, 2013 RSS feed / Local News

Fire fighters work to ‘fill the boot’

Mariposa Fire Fighters Local 2881 will hold their annual Fill-the- Boot event to raise funds for the Central Valley Chapter of the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) on Saturday May 25. More...

Photo Club hosts trip to Bear Valley

Mariposa Photo Club welcomes the public for a special meeting June 12. This will be a photo shoot field trip to Bear Valley, where professionals will help everyone become more familiar with their cameras.  More...

Fire Safe gets grant to improve defensible space

The Fire Safe Council of Mariposa County was officially awarded a 2013-2014 grant submitted to the California Fire Safe Council in 2011. More...

Russians tour county with help from Rotary

A delegation from Russia toured Mariposa County last week to learn how Americans run local government and non-governmental agencies. More...

Classics converge on Miller’s Landing

Numerous classic cars and fast boats will gather once again at Miller’s Landing, located at the south end of Bass Lake for the third annual South Shore Car and Boat Show on Sunday, June 2.  “We’re really excited about our third More...

Friends of the Library hold annual meeting

The Friends of the Library (FoL) Board of Directors are holding their annual meeting on Monday, June 3, at 9:30 a.m. in the meeting room of the Mariposa Library, next to the Mariposa County Courthouse. Everyone is welcome to attend.  More...

Gallery adds Photography Fest

Sierra Artists Gallery is issuing a call to all photographers in Sierra communities and Central Valley to enter the first annual Photography Fest and Sale. More...

Flea market set Saturday

Mariposa Fish and Game’s annual flea market at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds will be held Saturday, June 1 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.  For more information, contact Janet Pritchett at 966-5939.   More...

Honoring the fallen

The Mariposa VFW Post color guard led the annual Memorial Day Parade on Monday morning from the visitors’ center to the Mariposa cemetery where a formal ceremony was held to honor all those who More...

Sheriff’s Daily Dispatch Log

May 20: •Aggressive dogs were loose on Hernandez Drive. •Petty theft was reported on Elizabeth Lane. •There was a neighbor dispute on Triangle Road. •A domestic dispute on School Lane ended with an arrest.  More...

Farmers’ Market opens with new hours

The annual Mariposa Certified Farmer’s Market opened on May 29, and will run until Wednesday, Nov. 6.  The market will be held each Wednesday at the Sixth Street parking lot on Stroming Road adjacent to the Creek Parkway. More...

Legion Post marks flag day

On Friday June 14, American Legion Post 567 will once again host a flag retirement ceremony in honor of Flag Day, which falls within National Flag Week. This is a time when Americans should reflect on the foundations of the nation.  More...

Mountain Crisis Services change reflects its services

Mountain Crisis Services (MCS) announces changing its name to Alliance for Community Transformations on July 1. Since 2010, MCS has expanded its reach to become a multi-service organization.  More...

County ponders fix for key pool and park link

The stairway that connects the Mariposa County Park to town is closed, putting a crimp in summer plans for dozens of swimmers, skaters, tennis players and others.  Because the existing stairs aren’t up to code, they can’t be fixed. More...

Preparing to save lives

Park Ranger David Pope demonstrates how to rescue a victim in swift water in the Merced River. The victim is played by Search and Rescue Member Moose Mutlow. More...

Spring Garden Tour set for June 1

The Mariposa Master Gardener annual Spring Garden Tour Saturday, June 1 is full of gardening ideas.  Included in the event isa9a.m.ceremonynoting the 10th anniversary of the dedication of the garden. Food and mingling begin at 8:30 a.m. More...

Rotarians host Russian visitors

Last week, members of Mariposa Rotary hosted five young Russian business and government employees under the auspices of the Open World Russia Program. More...

Theatre sets auditions

The Golden Chain Theatre in Oakhurst will hold auditions for the season’s second melodrama on Tuesday, June 4 and Wednesday, June 5 at 7 p.m. at the theatre.  “Hawkshaw The Detective” has 11 roles: six female and five male. More...

2013 MCHS Scholarships

  Marilyn Wire (far left) and Ruth Sellers (center) presented the 2013 Butterfly Garden Club scholarships to three graduating seniors. Pictured above, from left, are Wire, Brittany Grogan, Jessica Baker, Sellers and Alex Hibpshman. More...

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