October 10, 2013 RSS feed / Local News

Rodeo royalty are named at local event

At the CCPRA Rodeo held on Sunday Sept. 1, 15 young women who were running for Mariposa County Fair rodeo royalty held their breath as the announcer, Ted Dwyer, introduced them to the crowd.  More...

Local health care changes explained

Covered California, the state’s health insurance marketplace, opened for business on Oct. 1 and will be helping people sign-up for health insurance through March 31, 2014.  More...

Miller play to be performed here

Merced College’s Community Services program is producing Arthur Miller’s “A View from the Bridge” at Mariposa County Park Amphitheater on Oct. 18, 19, 25, 26 and 27.  More...

MOPS hold big fundraising sale

Moms of Preschoolers (MOPS) invites the community to a fundraising rummage sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 12. The sale takes place at New Life Christian Fellowship.  More...

Recycled arts, clothing featured at craft fair

The third annual Trash to Treasure Recycled Craft Fair is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 19 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. More...

Orchestra celebrates Wilderness Act birth

The Mariposa Symphony Orchestra will open its 12th season on Saturday, Oct. 19 at 7 p.m. in the Fiester Auditorium of Mariposa County High School.  More...

Hospital offers health care reform information

John C. More...

PG&E to offer electric rate deductions

Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) will soon begin offering a competitive new electric rate aimed at promoting economic development by making it possible for eligible employers to keep, expand or launch new operations in California rather th More...

Meet the artists at the October Art Hop

Art by local artists will be on view Friday and Saturday, Oct. 11 and 12 from 5 to 8 p.m. More...

Child care council seeks members

The Mariposa Local Child Care Planning Council, an agency that works to help promote quality child care in Mariposa County, is seeking new members, and alternates for those members, to meet monthly with the council.  Alternates serve in place o More...

Treasure seekers

Hundreds of residents and visitors scoured the Mariposa County Fairgrounds last Saturday in search of treasures available at the flea market presented by the Mariposa Friends of the Fairgrounds Found More...

Sheriff’s Daily Dispatch Log

Sept. 30: • A call regarding “skunk issues” was received from Mariposa Street. • Peacock issues were reported from 10th Street. • An unknown sex crime was reported from Bullion Street. More...

County Fire Response Report

Sept. 30 through Oct. 6 EMS - 5 Fire – 1 Vegetation fire, 2 Vehicle fires Public Assist - 2 Auto Collision - 0   It's Fire Prevention Week, and from Oct. More...

Get rid of prescription drugs at disposal event

The Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office and the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) will host a prescription drug disposal event on Saturday, Oct. 26 from 10 a.m. More...

Patronizing Hornitos

Chris and Lesley Lovelace (foreground) sampled 3B’s Redneck barbecue sauce at last Sunday’s flea market organized by the Hornitos Patrons Club. More...

Fremont emergency department gets award

The physicians and registered nurses of John C. More...

Gathering Days focus on Native American history

The Wassama Roundhouse Association and California State Parks is hosting the 26th annual Gathering Days on Saturday, Oct. More...

La Grange Odd Fellows hold monthly breakfast

The La Grange Odd Fellows of LaFayette Historical Lodge #65 will be serving their monthly breakfast on Sunday, Oct. 13 from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the IOOF Hall on Highway 132, east of the intersection of Highway 59 in downtown La Grange.  More...

How healthcare reform affects small businesses

The United States Small Business Administration will hold a webinar series discussing the new healthcare law and what it means for small businesses. More...

Fire safety begins in the kitchen

In observance of Fire Prevention Week, which runs Oct. More...

Hospital gala slated

The John C. Fremont Hospital Foundation is hosting their 2013 gala, General Fremont’s USO Show, on Saturday, Nov. 2 in the Sequoia Hall at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds.  More...

Tired of shutdown

National Park Service rangers Sean Anderson and Adam Minich organized this federal government shutdown protest on Oct. 5. More...

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