January 16, 2014 RSS feed / Local News

Chamber will honor individuals, organizations

The Mariposa County Chamber of Commerce recently acknowledged the 2013 Volunteer, Businessman, Businesswoman and Business of the Year.  The honorees named by the Chamber made a positive impact on Mariposa County through their contributions and a More...

Sheriff’s Daily Dispatch Log

Jan. 6: • Vandalism to a vehicle resulted in an arrest on Dogtown Road in Coulterville. • Petty theft was reported from Coakley Circle. • A report of trespassing was received from Highway 140. More...

Law enforcement seizes property at local residences

On Tuesday, Dec. More...

TV’s Gray may take on McClintock

Sacramento television personality Walt Gray is considering a run for Rep. Tom McClintock's District 4 U.S. More...

Playhouse will benefit CASA

A playhouse that is being raffled off to benefit CASA of Mariposa County can be seen at Pioneer Market in Mariposa during the month of January.  More...

Breakfast helps fund fire volunteers

The Bootjack Fire Volunteers are hosting a pancake breakfast and bake sale on Saturday, Jan. 25 at the Bootjack Firehouse, 3883 Bootjack Lane in Bootjack.  More...

Caregivers invited to attend meeting

A caregiver’s support group is held from 10:30 a.m. to noon on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month at John C. Fremont Home Health and Hospice, 5108 Highway 140 in Mariposa.  More...

Master Gardeners hold pruning workshop

A free pruning workshop sponsored by Mariposa Master Gardeners will be held on Saturday, Jan. 18 from 10 a.m. to noon at 3185 River Haven Drive in Mariposa. More...

Rotarians hear from historian

Did you have a hero growing up? Or even one now for that matter? A mentor of the highest order for whom your respect was undeniable?  Most would answer yes, to their advantage. More...

4-H members cook breakfast

The annual 4-H pancake breakfast will be held on Sunday, Feb. 2 from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. More...

SPCA member will be speaker at PERS meeting

The Public Employes Retirees Association (PERS) will meet at noon on Tuesday, Jan. 21 at the Senior Center on Spriggs Lane in Mariposa.  Lunch will be free for those who attend. The speaker will be Pat Stacy, a member of the Mariposa SPCA.  More...

Casino night benefits MCHS academics

The Mariposa Academic Boosters Club is sponsoring Casino Night on Saturday, Jan. 25 at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds Sequoia Hall from 7 to 10 p.m.  More...

Audobon hosts wildlife refuge field trip

The Yosemite Area Audubon Society is hosting a field trip to the Merced National Wildlife Refuge on Saturday, Jan. 18.  Interested people should meet at 8 a.m. More...

County Fire Response Report

Jan. 6 through Jan. 12  EMS - 12 Fire – 2 Illegal burns Public Assist - 5 Auto Collision – 2   More...

Winter blaze singes east county spot

A slow-moving wildland fire consumed 5.5 acres just east of Ponderosa Basin on Sunday, firefighters said early this week.  The Bald Rock Fire was expected to be completely extinguished by Monday afternoon, said Van Arroyo of the Sierra National More...

Pure Training event yields hospital $3,180

The fundraising event entitled “Wonderland” for Children’s Hospital Central California that was held on Dec. 7 amid the season’s first, and to date last, snow storm, surprisingly raised $3,180.04.  More...

Bahai residents host first regional event

Bahais may not have the visibility of local Christian churches, but the community has been here for close to 50 years.  Known officially as the Bahai Faith, the religion was founded in 19th-century Iran by a prophet named Bahaullah. More...

HIV/AIDS group meets twice monthly

The HIV/AIDS support group meets on the first and third Mondays of each month from 10:30 a.m. to noon at John C. Fremont Home Health and Hospice, 5108 Highway 140 in Mariposa.  The next January meeting will be on Monday, Jan. More...

Monthly bird walks begin at Stockton Creek

The first of a series bird walks in the Stockton Creek Preserve will be held on Saturday, Jan. 25.  The hikes are coordinated through the Sierra Foothill Conservancy and the Yosemite Area Audobon Society.  More...

4-H groups collecting for needy

The Mariposa Hi 4-H group is asking the community to donate gently used coats, blankets, books, puzzles, games, DVDs, CDs and VHS tapes. More...

Soroptomist provides dresses for students

Soroptomist International of Mariposa is hosting the Elegant Dress Closet Tea and Fashion Show on Jan. 25 from noon to 3 p.m. at the Mariposa Senior Center at 5246 Spriggs Lane. More...

St. Joseph’s hosts sale

St. Joseph’s Catholic Church Ladies’ Guild is holding their annual rummage sale on Friday, Jan. 31 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturday, Feb. 1 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the parish hall of the church, 4985 Bullion St. More...

Learning to use new database

For the second year, the Mariposa Community Foundation and the Mariposa County Library have joined together to provide the Foundation Directory Online. More...

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