October 3, 2013 RSS feed / Local News

Flea market arrives Sunday

The 27th Annual Hornitos Flea Market starts at 7 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 6 at Hornitos Park. The event kicks off with a tri-tip dinner at 5 p.m. on Saturday night served by the local 4-H club. More...

County Fire Response Report

Sept. 23 through Sept. 29 EMS - 5 Fire – 1 Vegetation Public Assist - 1 Auto Collision - 1   More...

4-Hers celebrating across the country

Across the country, 4-H will celebrate National 4- H Week from Sunday, Oct. 6 through Saturday, Oct. 12.  More...

CASA schedules a fiesta of a fundraiser

CASA of Mariposa’s second annual Fiesta Fundraiser will be held on Saturday, Oct. 5th at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds.  More...

‘Dining-out’ supports local Habitat efforts

Habitat for Humanity of Mariposa County will again join Habitat affiliates around the world in celebrating World Habitat Day on Monday, Oct. 7. More...

Pacific flyway is Audobon topic

The Yosemite Area Audubon Society will host Michael Sutton, the National Audubon Society’s Vice President, Pacific Flyway, at the opening meeting of the society’s 2013-2014 program season on Thursday, Oct. 10 at 7 p.m. More...

4-H enrollments now being taken

4-H is a youth development program of the University of California Cooperative Extension, which is a collaboration between federal, state, and county governments. More...

Art gallery show will highlight local artists

The Sierra Artists Gallery of Mariposa is hosting the 17th annual Gold Rush art show and sale from Oct. 29 to Nov. More...

Square dancing classes are starting for autumn

The Bootjack Stompers Square Dancing Club of Mariposa is the oldest such club in Central California.  “We have lots of practice being friendly,” volunteer Alton McRae said.  The club invites people to come out for a new season o More...

Plant sales approaching

Residents searching for drought-tolerant native plants can find them at the Mariposa County Resource Conservation District’s 43rd annual native plant sales.  The first sale will be held at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds Agriculture Buildi More...

Wine tasting to be held at St. Joseph's

A vintner’s wine tasting will be held Saturday Oct. 19 from 2 to 4 p.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church’s parish hall, 4985 Bullion St. More...

Disaster loans available to small businesses affected by Rim Fire

The U. S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is offering low-interest working capital federal disaster loans to small businesses economically impacted by the Rim Fire that began on Aug. 17, according to U. S. More...

Sheriff’s Daily Dispatch Log

Sept. 23: • A burglary report was taken on Coakley Circle. • Trespassing and burglary was reported from Hunters Valley Road. • A call reporting “bear problems” was received from Silva Road. More...

Post-fire debate looks at forest management

Nobody doubts that the Rim Fire will go down as one of the biggest fires in California state history.  With a total footprint of more than 402 square miles, the fire is the largest known to have ever burned in the Sierra.  More...

Student essay contest to focus on democracy

The Ladies Auxiliary of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6042 in Mariposa is sponsoring an essay contest for local students.  The Patriot’s Pen is a youth essay competition which gives students the opportunity to express their views on democr More...

Rotarians learn about peer mediation

Rotarians last Thursday heard from Carlyn Wice and Ed Johnson on the program and merits of peer mediation.  The idea behind this is simple, and for the most part so is the implementation. Peers mediate disputes. More...

Library releases fall programs, services

MARIPOSA LIBRARY

Looking for something fun to do with your preschooler? More...

Johnson, Hagar Bros. end Art Park series

Steve Johnson and Those BobTones and The Hagar Bros. take the Mariposa Art Park stage for the final weekend of Cousin Jack’s Mariposa Evenings music series this Friday and Saturday night.  More...

Garden club hosts lunch

The Cathey’s Valley Garden Club will host the district meeting and fall luncheon and for the Yosemite Gateway District Garden Clubs on Tuesday, Oct. 8 beginning at 9:30 a.m. More...

In Brief

AAUW sale is Saturday, Oct. 5   The Mariposa chapter of the American Association of University Women holds the group’s annual yard sale on Saturday, Oct. 5.  More...

American Legion taking registrations for golf tourney

The American Legion charity golf tournament is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 19 at River Creek Golf Course, 41079 Road 600 in Ahwahnee.  The event will be a four-person scramble. This is a fun event, so skill level is not important. More...

Liberty is message of allegorical statue

HOW ART SHAPES OUR LIVES

For as long as human beings have been producing art, allegory has been used as a device for presenting important concepts.  More...

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