December 12, 2013 RSS feed / Local News

Buying local for Christmas

Holiday gift buyers Wil Van Winkle and Natashe Kupres (right) look over prints produced by photographer Ira Estin (at left here). The residents came together at the Mariposa Soroptimists’ Dec. More...

County Fire Response Report

Dec. 2 through Dec. 8  EMS - 18 Fire – 2 Vegetation, 2 Structure, 1 Other Public Assist - 4 Auto Collision – 0   Winter is upon us so please use caution while on the roads.  1. More...

Manna House providing Christmas dinners again

For the 29th year, Manna House is giving complete Christmas dinners to those less fortunate in the Mariposa community.  A limited number of dinner boxes are available, however. To sign up, visit Manna House between the hours of 10 a.m. More...

Coulterville gets ready to celebrate Christmas

Tis’ the season and the time to begin decking the halls along with the town of Coulterville in preparation for Christmas in Coulterville on Dec. 21.  More...

Soroptomist dress collection continues

Soroptimist International of Mariposa and the Mariposa County High School Associated Student Body are again collecting formal dresses for The Elegant Dress Closet service project.  The Elegant Dress Closet mission is to provide an affordable and More...

Mariposa Symphony holds holiday concert

The Mariposa Symphony is performing a festive holiday concert on Saturday, Dec. 21 at 7 p.m. More...

Wildflower seeds available

Local residents looking for stocking stuffers for the holidays can give a gift of nature.  Native wildflower mix and poppy seeds are available for purchase at the Mariposa County Resource Conservation District office located at 5039 Fairgrounds More...

Garber house moves from Bullion Street

The historic Garber House, formerly of Bullion Street, has moved to a new location where resident Matt Freeman plans to restore it. More...

Bank donates to kids

Yosemite Bank recently made a $500 donation to the Kops 4 Kids toy and clothing drive. More...

Rim Fire recovery project announced

Stanislaus Forest Supervisor Susan Skalski recently announced the second phase of the Rim Fire recovery, Notice of Intent to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) that appeared in the Federal Register on Dec. 6. More...

Sheriff’s Daily Dispatch Log

Dec. 2: • A verbal, domestic dispute was reported from Indian Peak Road. • A harassment report was taken on Highway 140. • Out-of-control juveniles were reported from Darrah Road, Ponds Way, and Triangle Road. More...

Mariposa County not seeing job growth

As California slowly climbs out of the economic recession that has rocked the country, some of the state’s counties have seen robust job growth. Others, like Mariposa County, haven’t been so lucky.  More...

Assault report leaves questions unanswered

An apparent assault and battery case that was reported to the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office on Nov. 30 has left a number of questions unanswered.  At around 2:30 a.m. More...

Fire Safe Council announces move

The Mariposa County Fire Safe Council (MCFSC), a local 501 c3 non-profit whose mission is to mobilize all Mariposa County residents to make their homes, neighborhoods, and communities fire safe, has moved office locations.  The new office is lo More...

Local group meets to develop water plan

A group of local citizens representing a wide range of organizations is working to develop a 20-year plan for the region through the Yosemite-Mariposa Integrated Regional Management Plan.  More...

Johnsons and Barnes issue challenge

Habitat for Humanity of Mariposa County has completed its second partner family home and is about to start a third. More...

4-H Club Council is planning breakfast

The Mariposa County 4-H Club Council will host its annual pancake breakfast on Sunday, Feb. 2 from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. More...

Put Christmas waste to good use

Recycling makes it easy to be green during the holiday season.  More...

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