August 21, 2014 RSS feed / Local News

Rotarians hear about chamber of commerce

On Thursday, Aug. More...

Challengers enter Park concession competition

Delaware North Companies, the Yosemite National Park concessioner since 1993, is apparently meeting competition in its effort to stay in command of the Park’s visitor services contract for the next 15 years.  More...

CHP will hold DUI checkpoint during the fair

The Mariposa area of the California Highway Patrol will be conducting a DUI and driver license checkpoint on Saturday, Aug. 30 between the hours of 6 p.m. and 2 a.m. somewhere within Mariposa County.  More...

Artists are focus of event catalog

The Sierra Art Trails 2014 catalog is available online and at locations in the foothills and Central Valley.  The central Sierra has always attracted artists. More...

Summer to go out with a Blazin’ Hog

The planning committee for the Blazin’ Hog Barbecue Competition and Zydeco Music Festival is getting ready for the event, which is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 20 from noon to 8 p.m. More...

CoyoteFest comes to Coulterville

CoyoteFest, an annual event held in Coulterville, is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. More...

Last park show will offer Good Medicine

Before Perils will perform on Friday, Aug. 22 and Good Medicine will hit the stage on Saturday, Aug. More...

Parade date set

The 2014 Labor Day parade in Mariposa is scheduled for Saturday, Aug. More...

Al Ranson receives honor from museum

At the annual Mariposa Museum and History Center’s volunteer appreciation luncheon, Albert Ranson, a long-time volunteer and board member, was honored with the Thomas Coakley Award for Outstand More...

Sheriff’s Daily Dispatch Log

August 12 • Illegal dumping was reported on Jessie Street. • A report of fraudulent prescriptions was taken on Coakley Circle. • A petty theft report was taken on 10th Street. More...

Local schools receive facelifts over summer

Students returning to school this week were treated to new looks at some of the county’s schools.  In the Mariposa County Unified School District, work was done on science rooms at Woodland and Mariposa elementary schools. More...

Brocchini charged with embezzling federal funds

Former Mariposa County resident Charity Brocchini has been charged with embezzling more than $42,000 from the Yosemite National Park Child Care Center.  Brocchini, 40, was indicted on Aug. 12. She is currently residing in Sonora.  More...

AAUW donates 30 backpacks to students

The Mariposa American Association of University Women recently filled 30 backpacks with school supplies donated by members of the organization.  The backpacks were filled with pens, notebooks, binder paper and folders.  They will be donate More...

State adds additional solar power at facilities

The California State Department of General Services (DGS) ealier this week announced the completion of two solar power installation projects at a state prison and state hospital in Coalinga, totaling 3.22 megawatts (MW) of electrical generating capac More...

Mothers are invited to MOPS

Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS) is starting a new season.  Mothers of preschoolers ages 0 to kindergarten and expectant mothers are invited to join the group for the 2014-15 year.  Mothers who attend meetings will discuss various topics, hav More...

Master Gardeners will share secrets at meeting

Master Gardeners in Mariposa will hold an informational meeting on Saturday, Sept. 13 from 10 a.m. More...

Coulterville is site of community breakfast

The Northern Mariposa County History Center in Coulterville will host a breakfast on Sunday, Sept. 14 from 8 to 11 a.m.  The meal will be held at the Old School House in Coulterville, at the corner of Broadway and Cemetery streets.  More...

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