August 1, 2013 RSS feed / Local News

Huddleston and Collective to perform

LIVE MUSIC

Cousin Jack’s Mariposa Evenings continues into its fourth weekend of 12 this summer at Mariposa’s Art Park on Highway 140 between 4th and 5th streets.  Cynthia Huddleston & The Whiskey Tones will perform on Friday, Aug. More...

For deer fawns, trying to help can end up hurting

LOCAL WILDLIFE

Trained experts with Fresno Wildlife Rescue and Rehabilitation Service provide emergency medical care to native species in Fresno and neighboring counties— including Mariposa.  More...

Park staff hosts visitors

YOSEMITE EXCHANGES

A delegation from one of Yosemite National Park’s sister parks, Huangshan National Park in China, visited Yosemite in early July to reaffirm the sister park arrangement between the two World Heritage Sites.  More...

Volunteer tutors needed for adult literacy effort

The Mariposa County Library is looking for people willing to share their love of reading and make a difference in peoples’ lives by volunteering as tutors in the Read and Succeed adult literacy program. Math tutors are also being sought.  More...

Vehicles needed

In Mariposa County, many hard-working families are living in substandard housing. More...

Rotary receives briefing on ‘fracking’ technology

SERVICE CLUBS

Mariposa Rotarians enjoyed a treatise by their own Jay MacDonald on the long-used, but seemingly new technology of 'fracking,’ or fracturing layers of shale beneath the ground in order to retrieve natural gas and crude oil.  Fracking has r More...

Fremont Hospital offers diabetes support group

John C. Fremont Hospital invites residents with diabetes to join an educational and support group called The Diabetes Club.  More...

Manna House gives shoes

Again this year, Manna House of Mariposa will give shoe vouchers to needy school-age children. The vouchers will be available for needy children entering the Head Start Program through students entering their senior year of high school.  More...

State Legacy program would preserve rangeland

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is seeking input on a plan that would let ranching families continue traditional land uses while blocking future development on their lands.  Mariposa County residents can weigh in on theproposalata5p.m. More...

Sheriff’s Daily Dispatch Log

July 22: • A call regarding a horse in distress was received from Bear Valley. • A report of fraud was taken on Smith Station Road. • Grand theft regarding two puppies was reported from Bumgardner Mountain Road. More...

County Fire Response Report

July 22nd through July 28th EMS - 5 Fire - 0 Public Assist - 1 Auto Collision - 2   The extreme heat continues to take its toll and with the added smoky conditions it can cause a multitude of health problems. More...

Mariposa’s Cann leads counties against fire fee

STATE BUDGET

The Rural County Representatives of California (RCRC) last week announced its continued opposition to the state imposed State Responsibility Area (SRA) fees as the second round of bills are slated to hit rural homeowners’ mailboxes.  Curre More...

Cash for shoes

Christene Scott of Westamerica Bank delivered a $750 check to Mary and Terry Loughran of Mariposa Manna House last week. More...

Parade entries are open

The annual Labor Day Parade is slated for Aug. More...

How Art Shapes Our Lives

Paranormal architecture, Part 2: The Roosevelt Hotel

Great technological advancements coupled with good economic times made 1927 a boom year for the opening of luxury hotels in America.  More...

Ahwahnee slates wine event

The Ahwahnee hotel has announced this year’s lineup for the annual Vintners’ Holidays event.  The series will present more than 20 California wineries along with their winemakers and products.  More...

For Yosemite bears, it’s open season on apples

WILDLIFE REPORT

Apples are attracting the attention of bears in Yosemite Valley, Ranger Lee Roney stated in a recent Park Daily Report.  What this means for visitors is an increase in bear sightings around the Valley.  More...

County’s 4-H groups enrolling

4-H is a youth development program of the University of California Cooperative Extension, which is collaboration between federal, state, and county governments.  The 4-H youth development advisors work with other staff and volunteers to deliver More...

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