September 26, 2013 RSS feed / Local News

Supporters rally for man with ALS

Three years ago, Trish Nady heard from good friend Donna Santi that Santi’s husband Tom had been diagnosed with the degenerative nerve disease ALS—also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease.  On Oct. More...

County Fire Response Report

Sept. 16 through Sept. 22 EMS - 7 Fire - 4 Public Assist - 1 Auto Collision - 2 Spotlight call of the week:   On Sept. 16 a vegetation fire was reported on Trabucco Road behind Mariposa County High School. More...

County staffers solve unidentified aircraft mystery

In the evening of Aug. More...

Farm Bureau organizers invite residents to dinner

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

Friends’ book sale is next weekend

The Friends of the Library’s semi-annual book sale is set for the first weekend of next month—from Thursday, Oct. 3 to Saturday afternoon on Oct. 6.  The bookworm blowout opens at 1 p.m. next Thursday and closes at 2 p.m. More...

Pot ordinance talk is delivered by Williams

Director of the Mariposa County Planning Department, Sarah Williams, described the parameters of a proposed county marijuana ordinance at the Sept. More...

Lefler, Moon in Leo are set for Art Park

Two more weekends of live music remain in the 2013 Cousin Jack’s Mariposa Evenings series at the local Art Park.  The Friday and Saturday performances start at 7 p.m. More...

Car wash slated

The Mariposa County High School Senior Class will be holding its first car wash of the school year on Saturday, Sept. 28.  The fundraiser will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in front of the high school. More...

‘Trails’ event has folks follow art path

On the first weekend next month, this Oct. 4 through 6, residents and visitors can follow a tour that will introduce viewers to prominent artists of the Mariposa-Yosemite region.  More...

St. Joseph’s shares organ

St. Joseph’s Catholic Church is continuing its 150th celebration by hosting an organ recital on Sunday, Sept. 29 at 2 p.m.  The recital will be performed by Tony Imperatrice, the re-builder of the pipe organ. More...

Ravioli is on October menu for Rebekahs

The Coulterville Rebekahs are inviting guests to a ravioli dinner on Saturday, Oct. 5. The meal is served at the Coulterville Odd Fellows Lodge from 4 to 7 p.m. at a cost of $12 for adults and $6 for children.  More...

Sheriff’s Daily Dispatch Log

Sept. 16: • A dead bear cub was reported on Highway 49 South. • Petty theft of medications was reported from Mykleoaks Road. • A call reporting vandalism to a vehicle was recieved from Old Highway. More...

Park employees shine in the spotlight

YOSEMITE AWARDS

Yosemite Superintendent Don Neubacher was on hand to recognize five outstanding employees at last week’s All-Employee Fall Picnic.  Park supervisors nominated employees who excelled in their job, completed an important Park project, or ma More...

Annual Coyote Howl yips this weekend

IN COULTERVILLE

The 28th annual Coyote Howl will be held in Coulterville this Saturday, Sept. 28.  The day’s events kickoff at 10 a.m. with the traditional parade down Main Street. More...

Friends of the Fairgrounds plan flea market fundraiser

Mariposa Friends of the Fairgrounds is hosting the group’s secondannual flea market fundraiser on Oct. 5 at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.  More...

Smiling backpack donors

Several grandchildren of local American Association of University Women met with group members to fill backpacks for seventh grade students recently. More...

ICES plans 24th Children’s Fair

The 24th annual Children’s Fair will be held on Saturday, Sept. 28 from 10 a.m. to 20 p.m. at the Mariposa County Park. More...

Library ‘Friends’ may cancel Christmas home tour event

At their upcoming October meeting, the Mariposa Friends of the Library (FoL) will consider a possible pause in the annual Christmas Home Tour for 2013.  The reason is a lack of residents willing to open their homes to the tour this year.  More...

Hornitos flea market is slated for Oct. 6

Community preparations are underway for the 27th annual Hornitos Flea Market, to be held in that historic community on Sunday, Oct. 6.  Gates will open at 7 a.m. Vendor spaces are available. More...

Defend Rural America meets Oct. 11

Kirk MacKenzie of Defend Rural America will speak at 6 p.m. on Friday, Oct. More...

Arts Council class targets mature photographers

Mariposa County Arts Council is offering a new, free digital photography program aimed at residents over the age of 55.  The new program, named F/STOP, consists of a series of four-week digital photography classes that will focus on the artistic More...

Yosemite Facelift clean-up runs through this weekend

VOLUNTEER EVENT

The annual Yosemite Facelift clean-up happens in the Park this week, running through Sunday, Sept. 29. Volunteer Ken Yager of the Yosemite Climbing Association has put out a call for volunteers. This year’s clean-up is the 10th annual event. More...

Undaunted

These attendees at last Saturday’s Blazin’ Hog Barbecue Competition and Zydeco Music Festival at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds weren’t phased by a few raindrops that dampened the More...

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