September 19, 2013 RSS feed / Local News

Conservancy seeks trust accreditation

The Land Trust Accreditation program recognizes land conservation organizations that meet national quality standards for protecting important natural places and working lands forever. Sierra Foothill Conservancy (SFC) is applying for accreditation. More...

Grant funding seminar offered

The University of California, Merced and the UC Merced Small Business Development Center Regional Network are hosting a workshop to bring more research dollars into Central California.  Mariposa County business owners are invited to explore how More...

Art hopping

Jeanie Bartholoumew (right) stopped to appreciate the taxidermy art and jewelry crafted by artist Jackie Baxton (left) at the downtown Art Hop on Friday, Sept. 13. More...

Fair’s arena event winners are listed

The following were the winners and placers in Gold Bowl Arena events at this year’s Mariposa County Fair:  More...

Space rock arrived with building blocks of life

SIERRA METEORITE

No tiny extraterrestrials were embedded in the meteorite that fell on California’s gold country on April 22 of last year.  More...

Farm Bureau organizers invite residents to dinner

CHARITY EVENTS

The Mariposa County Farm Bureau will hold its annual Dinner and Auction on Saturday, Oct. More...

Managing medication cost is covered at talk

Are you paying too much for your medication? That’s one of many questions about prescriptions that will be answered at an upcoming wellness program on medication management, on Tuesday, Oct. 1 from 5:30 to 7 p.m.  More...

Hospice volunteers sought

John C. Fremont Hospice is seeking volunteers.  What does a hospice volunteer do? Hospice volunteers provide respite for the caregiver of the patient. Volunteers stay with the patient when the caregiver is away from the home. More...

Boy Scouts collect items for the Rim Fire victims

The Rim Fire left many people in the vicinity of the blaze in need of food, shelter, clothing and other items.  Mariposa Boy Scout Troop 94 responded by donating tons of needed food, drinking water, clothing, and first aid items at two collectin More...

Advisory board to meet

Mariposa County’s Mental Health Advisory Board has scheduled a monthly board meeting in Coulterville.  All residents are invited to attend.  The meeting starts at noon on Thursday, Oct. More...

Clay classes offered by Arts Council

The Mariposa County Arts Council will offer ceramic art classes for children aged 4 to 7 at its downtown gallery in October. More...

Healthcare rule changes are focus of free seminars

John C. Fremont Healthcare District is hosting a series of presentations to educate the community about how health reform will impact patients.  On Thursday, Sept. More...

Mining museum offers volunteer training event

The California State Mining and Mineral Museum at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds is looking for a new crop of volunteers.  More...

Sheriff’s Daily Dispatch Log

Sept. 9: • A call reporting “bear problems” was received from Usona Road. • A long-horned bull was loose on Carleton Road. • A landlord/tenant dispute occurred on Granite Springs Road. More...

County Fire Response Report

Sept. 9 through Sept. 15 EMS - 11 Fire - 1 Vegetation, 1 Structure, 1 Illegal burn Public Assist - 1 Auto Collision –1   Spotlight call of the week:  More...

New business welcomed

The Mariposa County Chamber of Commerce welcomes Yosemite Elite Salon and Spa to the community with a 5:30 p.m. ribbon cutting on Thursday, Sept. 19.  A meet-and-greet event follows the ceremony. More...

Yosemite climbs show triumph over adversity

VETERANS’ EVENT

A diverse group of veterans scrambled up routes on two famous Yosemite rocks to observe last week’s anniversary of the Sept. More...

Proud book author

Ben Hur Road resident Giuseppe Nesci is the author of “The Rainbow Covenant,” a project completed with his late wife Josephine and illustrator Ernie Hergenroeder of Fresno. More...

Fagalde joins hospital board

Local attorney Michael Fagalde has been selected to fill the vacant John C. Fremont Hospital board position previously held by the late Robert (Bob) Rudzik. “Mr. More...

Redding Bros. and Little Fuller perform

LIVE MUSIC

Cousin Jack’s Mariposa Evenings will keep rolling along for six more shows through Oct. 5 of this year.  This weekend, the music series presents The Redding Bros. More...

Rebekahs offer breakfast

The Coulterville Rebekahs invite residents to a pancake breakfast on Saturday, Sept. 21.  Breakfast consists of all-you-can-eat pancakes with sausage or ham, eggs the way you like them and fruit. More...

Looking for a home

Mariposa County’s Catnip Society feline rescue group will hold an adoption fair from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 21. More...

Association Marks 60th

The Mariposa County Student Loan Association recently marked its 60th anniversary. For the past six decades, the group has provided no-interest loans to local students for college expenses. More...

Ethos to offer new hiking opportunities

Outdoors Mariposa is a youth outdoor leadership program available to all high school-aged youth in Mariposa County.  Ethos Youth Center, Sierra Foothill Conservancy and the Balanced Rock Foundation were awarded a grant from the Foundation for Yo More...

Recognized for serving

Mariposa Lion Rick Peresan has been named Lion of the Year by the local service club. He has been a club member since 2002. More...

2013 junior livestock auction

Cali Butler is pictured with her Grand Champion Market Steer and buyer Mariposa County Supervisor Merlin Jones. More...

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