January 30, 2014 RSS feed / Local News

AYSO efforts get recognition

The Mariposa County Board of Supervisors gave certificates of recognition at the Jan. 21 board meeting. More...

County Fire Response Report

Jan. 20 to Jan. 26  EMS - 10 Fire – 3 Vegetation, 3 Illegal burns, 2 Structure, 1 Car fire Public Assist - 2 Auto Collision - 1   More...

McClintock neighbor will challenge him in District 4

Kris Johnson, a 25-year resident of the same Sacramento suburb where Tom McClintock lives, has announced that she will run for the Congressman’s District 4 seat.  Johnson resides in Granite Bay with her husband, John. More...

Effort provides prom attire

Mary Acedo (left) and Maddy Cardoso pitched in to model a sampling of the more than 400 formal gowns in the local Soroptimist chapter’s Elegant Dress Closet last Saturday. More...

Hospital staff react quickly to fire alarm

On Thursday, Jan. 23, a Code Red was called in the emergency room area of John C. Fremont Hospital.  A Code Red is the warning indicating fire or possible fire. More...

History center reopens with gala

The Northern Mariposa County History Center in Coulterville is hosting a reopening of the museum on Saturday, Feb. 8 from 2 to 5 p.m. More...

Rotary members get hospital update

John C. Fremont Hospital chief executive officer Alan G. More...

TOPS group gathers toys

Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) members gathered in December to celebrate Christmas with a toy gift exchange at the home of Wayne and Elaine Parrish. More...

Tourism bureau hosts rock wall at show

The Yosemite/Mariposa County Tourism Bureau is partnering with other organizations to have a booth at the Los Angeles Travel and Adventure Show, scheduled for Feb. More...

Khan to speak at Democratic Club

Ameen Khan, who is Sen. Barbara Boxer’s director for Central and Eastern California, will be the speaker at the Mariposa Democratic Club meeting on Saturday, Feb. 8. The meeting will start at 9:45 a.m. More...

Cough brings ice cream, dog learns

ANIMAL TALES

EDITOR’S NOTE: County residents live with animals— wild and domestic. The connection between humans and their pets, and neighbors, can result in compelling stories. To contribute yours, email Editor@mariposagazette.com   More...

History center kicks off lecture series

The Northern Mariposa County History Center will host four history presentations, starting with the first one in March.  The free presentations begin on Saturday, March 1 at 3 p.m. at the Lake Don Pedro Elementary School, 2411 Hidalgo St. More...

Pancakes are on the menu at 4-H breakfast

A pancake breakfast hosted by 4-H members and leaders will be held on Sunday, Feb. 2 from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds Red Bud Room (cafeteria).  More...

Sheriff’s Daily Dispatch Log

Jan. 20: • A dogs versus chickens issue was reported on Clouds Rest Road. • A call reporting a strong smell of propane was received from Third Street. • A report of threats was received from Highway 140. More...

Vandals deface local cemetery

Vandals are moving into the Mariposa cemetery off Joe Howard Street, a leader of the facility's Adopt-A-Plot program said last week.  On Friday, Jan. More...

District mulls new bond tax

A Mariposa County Unified School District survey conducted in November found that local property owners are “57 percent in favor” of passing a property tax assessment to raise money for local schools, the district said last week.  More...

Complacency blamed for Highway 49 crash

Local California Highway Patrol officers have noted a string of vehicle accidents involving local people on their home roads and highways.  One recent incident occured on Saturday, Jan. More...

Teams forming for May Relay

Fundraising teams are now forming for this year’s Mariposa Relay for Life, which is scheduled for May 18-19 at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds. More...

Lions Club crab feed on tap for Saturday

The Mariposa Lions Club is selling tickets for its annual crab feed, scheduled for Feb. More...

Church rummage sale is set for this weekend

St. Joseph’s Catholic Church’s Ladies’ Guild is sponsoring its annual rummage sale on Friday, Jan. 31 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday, Feb. 1 from 9 a.m. More...

Gallery seeks tiny art for show, sale

Sierra Artists Gallery in Mariposa will be the site of the annual Miniature Art Show and sale.  Entries for the show will be taken from Feb. 23 to Feb. More...

Museum holds docent training

The Northern Mariposa County History Center will host a docent preview and appreciation luncheon on Wednesday, Feb. More...

Ponies’ Feb. 8 event is open to area residents

Wayward Ponies' Home is a small equine sanctuary in Cathey’s Valley. Every February, it holds an open house to say thanks to supporters and hello to new friends.  The fifth-annual open house will be held on Saturday, Feb. More...

Rummage sale is Feb. 1

The local Soroptimist service club has scheduled its annual rummage sale from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. More...

Winter Club meets to party, pray for snow

The Ahwahnee hotel’s Winter Club room will host the Yosemite Winter Club’s Snow Ball this Friday, Jan. More...

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