July 10, 2014 RSS feed / Local News

Live performers to appear in town park

Local band Colorado Road will play in the Mariposa Art Park at 7 p.m. this Friday, July 11.  Moon in Leo, another local act, takes the park stage the following evening on Saturday, July 12—also at 7 p.m.  More...

These campers can’t get enough summer

VACATION REPORT

Mika Pieper-White graduated from Mariposa County High School in 2013 and spent the past school year at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, N.Y. More...

Bull riding event is set for fairgrounds

The Fresno-based Bucking Bull Owners Syndicate has scheduled its major event of the summer for Saturday, July 26 at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds.  Also known as the BBOS, the syndicate promises to bring some of the biggest and strongest bulls More...

La Grange breakfast sees time change

The La Grange Odd Fellows are hosting a breakfast on Sunday, July 13 at the IOOF Hall in downtown La Grange.  The new time for the breakfast is now 7 to 11 a.m. More...

Rotary receives info about hospital finances

On Thursday, July 3, Rotarians held their first meeting under the leadership of newly-installed president Richard McInturff.  McInturff thanked his predecessor and introduced the board of directors. More...

Sorority supports Relay

Clara Holly, left, president of the local chapter of Beta Sigma Phi, presents a check in the amount of $540 to Michele Asbury, the accounting chairman for Mariposa County’s Relay for Life held More...

Churches seek extra garden produce to feed the homeless

Local churches that provide meals to the homeless are asking for donations from residents in the community who have gardens.  Five nights a week, the Mariposa United Methodist Church hosts the meals, and Tuesdays and Wednesdays the meals are at More...

Focus on the four elements to deal with ongoing drought

PUBLIC HEALTH NOTES

The “Four Elements” of ancient Greek philosophers were Fire, Water, Air and Earth. Greeks believed that everything was made of those four basic elements (like atoms). More...

Lions Club names Citizen

The Mariposa Lions Club presented Karen Cutter with the club’s Citizen of the Year award on June 18. More...

Sheriff’s Daily Dispatch Log

June 30 •A report of petty theft and harassment was received from Coachman Road. • A landlord/tenant issue occurred on Usona road. • Suspicious circumstances were reported from Fox Creek Road. More...

County Fire Response Report

June 3 to July 6  EMS - 11  Fire – 1 Structure 3 Vegetation  Public Assist - 1  Auto Collision – 2  More...

Deputies eradicate two more illicit pot gardens

Deputies from the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) eradicated a pair of illegal wilderness marijuana gardens in the past week, with a 3,863-plant bust coming in the northern part of the county, near the shoreline of Lake McClure, and a 7 More...

Officers pursue stolen vehicle

Late at night last Thursday, Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office deputies participated in a multi-agency pursuit of a stolen vehicle out of Stanislaus County.  More...

Music festival set for this weekend

The Yosemite Music Festival will be held on Friday, July 11 and Saturday, July 12 at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds.  This is the first year the festival will be at the fairgrounds. The event will start at 2 p.m. on Friday.  More...

Summer Business Expo is free to public

A Summer Business Expo will be held on Wednesday, July 16 from 4 to 7 p.m. More...

PERS meeting will feature retired sheriff

The next meeting of the Public Employees Retirees Association (PERS) will be held on Tuesday, July 15 at noon at the Senior Activity Center, 5246 Spriggs Lane in Mariposa.  Lunch will be free for those attending. More...

Residents urged to stay safe in drought conditions

Due to the increase in fire activity throughout California, along with record-setting drought conditions, the Madera- Mariposa-Merced unit of CAL FIRE is taking every step possible to prevent new wildfires from starting.  More...

McInturff is elected

Richard McInturff assumed the role of president of the Mariposa Rotary Club for the 2014-15 club year on July 3. More...

Dems cancel July meeting

The Mariposa Democratic Club will not be holding a meeting in July.  The next meeting will be on Aug. More...

Lions awards two scholarships

On June 18, the Mariposa Lions Club presented two $1,000 scholarships to local students Kelsey Foraker and Heidi Bassett. More...

County ag seminar looks at weed control

The Mariposa County Department of Agriculture, in conjunction with University of California Cooperative Extension, will host the annual Hot Topics in Integrated Weed Management Seminar in celebration of California Invasive Weed Awareness Week on Wedn More...

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