November 28, 2013 RSS feed / Local News

Art takes center stage at Merced River event

clothing, mosaic tile objects, woodwork and more.  On Friday, in Yosemite Valley, a silent auction, a raffle and shopping will be available.  To attend Friday’s craft fair, follow the signs to Curry Village in Yosemite Valley.  T More...

County Fire Response Report

Nov. 18 through Nov. 24  EMS - 11 Fire – 0 Public Assist - 1 Auto Collision – 1   More...

Extension programs’ anniversary looms

With Donna Wice, the 4-H coordinator, and Kris Randal, the Master Gardener coordinator, I visited the board of supervisors on Nov. More...

Rotarians learn goats can be good brush clearers

Rotarians on Thursday ‘herd’ from Joseph and Michael Choi, Mariposa residents and owners of Fire Grazers, a brush clearing firm.  Their method, while ancient, is unique and efficient: Goats.  More...

4-H Council sells coffee

The Mariposa County 4-H Council is selling Coffee City gourmet coffee and tea through Dec. 9.  All items sell for $10 eaach, and the council is hoping to sell at least 150 items. Proceeds will go towards the 4-H program, events and activities. More...

Decoration class is offered

A natural Christmas decorations class will be held on Sunday, Dec. 1 at 2:30 p.m. in the fellowship hall of the Mariposa Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 4994 11th St. More...

Arts Council gets award

Mariposa Rotarian Karen Smith, right, recently presented Mariposa County Arts Council members Marilyn Rudzik, center and Cara Goger, left, with a $500 check to support the storytelling festival. More...

Mercy is collecting coats for children

As the weather gets colder and children return to school, the need for warm, waterproof coats grows.  Mercy Ambulance is asking the community to help again with donations for the organization’s Warm a Child with Love Coat Drive.  New More...

Santa to visit Yosemite Bank

Santa Claus will be visiting Yosemite Bank, 5171 N. Highway 49 in Mariposa, on Friday, Dec. 13 from 3 until 5 p.m.  Santa will be passing out candy canes to all the boys and girls who come to see him. More...

Soroptomists seek award applicants

Soroptimist International of Mariposa is seeking applicants for three awards to be granted to women in the community.  More...

Youth help to restore Stockton Creek Preserve

On Nov, 16, local Mariposa youth gathered at the Stockton Creek Preserve for a restoration event.  The outing was part of the OUTside Mariposa program which is a collaborative effort between Ethos Youth Center, Sierra Foothills Conservancy and B More...

Parent classes start in January

Mariposa County Human Services is holding parenting classes starting on Jan. 7 and 8, 2014.  Families with children ages 5 to 11 will meet on Tuesdays from 6 to 7:30 p.m. for 15 weeks. More...

Soroptomist makes donation to CASA

Soroptimist International of Mariposa recently made a donation to CASA of Mariposa County.  CASA is a non-profit organization that recruits, trains, and supervises volunteers who advocate in dependency court on behalf of children who are in fost More...

Sheriff’s Daily Dispatch Log

Nov. 18: • A deer-versus-mountain-lion incident was reported from Dexter Lane. • A domestic dispute was reported on Circle Drive. • A report of vandalism was taken on Mt. Ophir Road. More...

Summit Christian School to present Christmas pageant

Summit Christian School is presenting the Christmas story of Christ’s birth in the Arts Park in Mariposa on Saturday, Dec. 7 immediately following the Christmas parade.  The pageant is free to the public. More...

Study identifies county need for CPR training

Mariposa County lags with two other California counties that have the lowest rates of emergency CPR training in the state, a study by Duke University researchers reports this month.  Across the country, rural counties have the lowest rates of CP More...

CASA training nears

CASA of Mariposa’s new advocate training begins Tuesday, Dec. 10th from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Subjsequent training will be on Dec. 17, Jan. 7 and Jan. More...

Buy books, gifts at fair

John C. Fremont Hospital is hosting Books-R-Fun, a book and gift fair, on Wednesday, Dec. 4 from 9 a.m. More...

Hospital clinic receives perfect score in inspection

“No deficiencies.”  More...

It’s Christmas time in downtown Coulterville

Christmas in Coulterville takes place this year just five days before the big holiday, on Saturday, Dec. 21.  The day will start off with a breakfast at the Independent Order of Odd Fellows building. More...

Recycling center to move

Due to the need to move trash disposal to a different section of the Mariposa landfill, the recycling center there is in the process of being moved.  Plans are underway to develop a permanent recycling center to improve efficiency and customer c More...

Hillbilly Hanukkah arrives for mountain communities

The Mother Lode Jewish Community (MLJC) will be holding its annual Hanukkah party on Friday, Dec. 6 at 6 p.m. in Murphys.  This is a casual, fun evening for families and adults of all ages. More...

Photos with Santa are available at craft fair

Relay for Life is offering photos with Santa Claus during the Christmas craft show on Friday, Dec. 6 and Saturday, Dec. 7 at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds in Mariposa.  Santa will be in the Red Bud room at the fairgrounds from 10 a.m. More...

Conservation investment is more than $200 million

California’s air, water, soil, wildlife and landscapes received a boost in federal fiscal year 2013.  More than 2,400 farmers and ranchers joined with the United States Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Servi More...

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