August 15, 2013 RSS feed / Local News

Soroptimist seeking new members

Soroptimist International of Mariposa is currently recruiting new members.  The club will be holding an informational social event on Saturday, Aug. 17 at 4:30 p.m. for anyone interested in joining the organization. More...

County Fire Response Report

August 5 through 11 EMS - 5 Fire - 2 Public Assist - 1 Auto Collision – 3 Spotlight call of the week:   More...

Suspect assaults deputy in attempt to make escape

TASER INCIDENT

On Aug. 7, a Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office Deputy arrested Miguel Fernandez Montejano at a residence on Adams Ranch Road. Fernandez was arrested for burglary and being under the influence of a controlled substance.  More...

UC Merced studies now being conducted in Mariposa County

HIGHER EDUCATION

Just because it’s summertime doesn’t mean research at UC Merced grinds to a halt.  It’s just the opposite, according to a recent report from the university.  This summer, professors and students are conducting a variety of More...

Lawsuit filed over July tree-fall death

OAK COLLAPSE

The parents of a camp counselor killed in July by a collapsed oak tree have filed a lawsuit against Pacific Gas & Electric and at least one arborist who inspected the tree at Camp Tawonga.  The camp is located outside of Yosemite National Pa More...

ICES is looking for child care providers

With the new school year starting soon so do the calls to the Infant/Child Enrichment Services (ICES) child care referral line.  More...

County 4-H seeking new youth leaders

Ferris wheels, animals and lots of fun. More...

Rotary gets update from district governor

Marvin Williamson, Rotary's District 5220 Governor (DG), was the guest of honor last Thursday and treated Rotarians to his charm, wit, knowledge, and the current state of Rotary affairs both local and worldwide. More...

Fish & Game touts mountain lion policy

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) has seen a significant reduction in mountain lions killed as a result of new policy implemented in February without a risk to public safety. More...

Arts Council workshop to focus on short stories

The Mariposa County Arts Council is offering a six-week short-story writing workshop led by published author C.B. Mosher. More...

Sheriff’s Daily Dispatch Log

August 5: • A call reporting threats was received from Highway 140. • A land dispute was reported from Colorado Road. • An emaciated horse was on Bear Valley Road. • Petty theft involving gasoline was reported from Triangle Road. More...

Parade entries are open

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

Close call

Emergency response personnel treat Michael Scott, 24, of Mariposa after a vehicle collision last Friday morning on Highway 49 just south of Sebastopol Road. More...

Memoir author Hoss to speak

Peter T. Hoss, who was “Born in Yosemite,” will be giving a presentation on Saturday, Aug. More...

Mountain riders plan event

EQUESTRIAN OUTING

Mariposa Mountain Riders has rescheduled the group’s annual poker ride. The event was cancelled in June due to the Carstens Fire.  The 34th ride is now planned for Saturday, Sept. More...

Vehicles needed

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

The Art Nouveau style made a mark

Embracing architecture, design, and visual arts, the Art Nouveau style is very easy to recognize. The term was derived from the name of a Paris gallery and workshop which was opened in 1895 by a man named Samuel Bing.  More...

Author Enss will sign on Saturday

Author Chris Enss will autograph her book, “High Country Woman: Pioneers of Yosemite National Park” at the Mariposa County Visitor Center, 5158 Highway 140 from 1 to 4 p.m. More...

Dove season opens statewide on Sept. 1

Dove season is approaching and people seeking hunting opportunities may visit the California Department of Fish and Wildlife’s (CDFW) Upland Game Bird Program’s web page. More...

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