August 8, 2013 RSS feed / Local News

Art Hop happens this Friday and Saturday

THE ARTS

The artisans, artists and photographers who present the county’s Art Hop remind residents that the monthly event happens this Friday evening and Saturday.  Residents and visitors can bring their friends and stroll through uptown and downto More...

Good Samaritans restore sculptures

Someone purchased and replaced this pack of coyotes at Midpines resident Bill Thomas’ home last week. More...

Services for deaf visitors are sign of times in Park

Yosemite National Park has announced several new American Sign Language services that are available in the Park—and in visitors’ homes. More...

Camping may be the ticket to better sleep and rejuvenation

A week-long escape from the artificial lighting that brightens indoor evenings can reset people’s brains to synchronize with sunrise and sunset, a new study says.  Other recent research suggests that artificial lights, along with battery-p More...

Youth triathalon set in Bass Lake

Already the site for the popular Bass Lake Classic Triathlon every June, Bass Lake will be playing host to a second multi-sport event, this one targeting youth.  The inaugural My Tri- Mountain Area Youth Triathlon will take place on Sept. More...

Melodrama slated to open in Oakhurst

An evening of melodrama will open at the Golden Chain Theatre on Aug. 10 and run every Saturday for seven weeks, and every other Sunday (Aug. 11, 25, Sept. More...

Vehicles needed

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

Community theater announces auditions

The Golden Chain Theatre in Oakhurst will be holding auditions for the group’s fall drama, "Jack the Ripper,” on Aug. More...

Campers high-five a frog

Volunteer Martha Pratt of the National Wildlife Federation accompanies a large, plush-skinned frog that visited Mariposa County Park day campers last week. More...

The Moana Hotel

How Art Shapes Our Lives

Paranormal architecture Part 3:   Through the ages, people have always had a fascination with the reconfiguring of the landscape.  For example, what once was the Isthmus of Panama is now the Panama Canal. More...

Sheriff’s Daily Dispatch Log

July 29: • Trespassing and theft were reported from Highway 49 South. • A call regarding child abuse was received from Hirsch Road. • A report of threats came from Banderilla Road in Lake Don Pedro. More...

County Fire Response Report

July 29th through August 4th EMS - 13 Fire - 1 Public Assist - 1 Auto Collision - 2 Spotlight call of the week:   More...

“The Goonies” serves up classic 1980s stew

What do you get when you throw Stephen Spielberg, Cyndi Lauper and Corey Feldman into a 1985 Hollywood pot?  Writer Matt Andrews of the British newspaper The Guardian called “The Goonies” his favorite film of all time.  More...

Local youths broaden skills on Montana trip

A group of six young men set out for Montana recently to learn about science, history and resources management.  The group headed for the 28,000-acre Lubrecht Experimental Forest, located 30 miles northeast of Missoula, in the Blackfoot River dr More...

Bullis briefs Rotarians on county fair outlook

Brian Bullis, CEO and tireless sparkplug for the Mariposa County Fairgrounds, spoke to Rotarians last week regarding the current conditions facing the fair. More...

New life at Carstens Fire flashpoint

This singed California black oak was sending up shoots last weekend near the Plumbar Creek location where a smoldering campfire ignited June’s Carstens Fire. More...

Parade entries are open

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

Pioneer Hutchings is focus of lecture

Jen A. Huntley, Ph.D. will speak on Tuesday about Yosemite pioneer James M. More...

Community Chorus schedules meeting

The Mariposa Community Chorus, which is sponsored by the Merced College noncredit office, will begin meeting on Monday, Aug. 12 at 6:30 p.m. at the Richard D. More...

PG&E introduces new energy statement

On Aug. More...

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