August 29, 2013 RSS feed / Local News

Ready to rodeo

This collection of youngsters at the Kid Korral Daycare operated by Marie Pretzer are all set for the start of this year’s Mariposa County Fair. The fair opens on Friday, Aug. More...

County Fire Response Report

Aug. 19 through Aug. 25  EMS - 6 Fire - 6 Public Assist - 0 Auto Collision – 0   Spotlight call of the week:  At approximately 2:42 p.m. on Aug. 20, a vegetation fire was reported on Chowchilla Mountain Road. More...

2012 agriculture values surge

In the recent report released by the Mariposa County Department of Agriculture, the value of agriculture production in Mariposa County increased 12.1 percent over 2011, setting an alltime high in total estimated value of $35,422,000. More...

Transgender K-12 students win rights

Boys who dress like girls, and girls who dress like boys, can use the bathrooms of their choice at school this year, with Gov. More...

Fire Council offers aid

The Mariposa County Fire Safe Council still has resources available for weed eating and removal of light hazardous fuels (pine needles, leaves, and weeds) from within residents’ defensible space (100' around every residence) for those who quali More...

Young reconized by Audubon Society

Longtime Yosemite Audubon volunteer, Lowell Young, recently received the Charles H. More...

ICES is seeking 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...

Town hall meetings set

The Yosemite/Mariposa County Tourism Bureau invites merchants and residents to three town hall meetings in September.  The first meeting starts at 10 a.m. at the Redwoods at Yosemite, at 8038 Chilnualna Falls Road in Wawona, on Wednesday, Sept. More...

Annual alumni gathering set

REUNION TIME

The annual Mariposa County High School Alumni Breakfast Gathering will be held this Sunday morning in the high school gym breezeway, from 10 a.m. to about 1 p.m.  Donuts, coffee and juice will be served, and a donation jar will be offered.  More...

Sheriff’s Daily Dispatch Log

August 19: • A call reporting a scam was received from Snyder Ridge Road. • Vandalism was reported from Tip Top Road. • Illegal dumping was reported on Chowchilla Mountain Road. More...

Permanent fix eyed for Highway 140

California Department of Transportation planners say two things are certain about the rockslide fix for Highway 140 near El Portal.  More...

Mariposa Rotary Club gets budget update from Benson

County Administrative Officer Rick Benson last week presented Mariposa Rotarians with a budget breakdown on county government. More...

Justice scholarships awarded

Judge Dana Walton recently presented scholarships on behalf of the Juvenile Justice Delinquency and Prevention Commission to Isabel Maine and Alayna McDonald. More...

Artist to teach

“Yosemite Bridges” artist Pam Pederson will be teaching an art class in Wawona today, Friday and Saturday at the Thomas Hill Studio. More...

Parenting class offered

Mariposa County Department of Human Services is sponsoring a class called Nurturing Parenting on Sept. More...

MOPS slates new semester

MOPS Mariposa is beginning its next semester at 9 a.m. on Friday, Sept. More...

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