September 11, 2014 RSS feed / Local News

Local clubs celebrate National 4-H Week

Local 4-H clubs will celebrate National 4-H Week from Sunday, Oct. 5 through Saturday, Oct. More...

Ashworth is inducted to Rodeo Hall of Fame

The late Ted Ashworth will be inducted to the Rodeo Hall of Fame in Oklahoma City, Okla. More...

Florick joins office

Gina R. Florick is the county’s newest Deputy District Attorney. Raised in Ventura County, she earned her J.D. More...

School district needs bus drivers

The Mariposa County Unified School District is looking for bus drivers and substitute drivers. The district will provide the training.  Classes for new drivers and for renewals will be held between Monday, Sept. 29 and Wednesday, Oct. More...

Safe Families hosts Trunk-or-Treat event

Mariposa Safe Families is hosting a community Trunk-or-Treat event at the Mariposa Courthouse on Friday, Oct. 31 from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m.  Cars will be parked at the Courthouse and candy will be handed out from the trunks of cars. More...

Square and line dancing will be held in Bootjack

There will be a square dance on Sept. 27 at the Bootjack Stompers Hall, 4662 Mormon Bar Crossing in Mariposa.  There will be both round and square dancing. Rounds will be held at 6:30 p.m. and the square dancing will be at 7 p.m. More...

Hornitos Patrons get ready for flea market

The 28th annual Hornitos flea market is scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 5 in the county park at Hornitos.  Gates open to the public at 7 a.m. Spaces are still available for vendors.  More...

Odd Fellows host breakfast in La Grange

The La Grange Odd Fellows will hold a monthly breakfast on Sunday, Sept. 14 from 7 to 11 a.m. More...

Art show features north county artists

The Mariposa County Arts Council is sponsoring the second-annual District 2 art show on Sunday, Sept. 14 from noon to 5 p.m. More...

CASA hosts Fiesta Fundraiser in October

Court Appointed Special Advocates, or CASA, of Mariposa County is hosting the third annual “Night of the Child” Fiesta Fundraiser at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 4.  More...

Call is issued for foreign-student hosts

International Student Exchange is seeking hosts for foreign exchange students.  Hosts share their home for a school year.  Students come from Europe and from the Asia-Pacific area.  More...

4-Hers will visit Ironstone Concours D’Elegance

The five foothill 4-H counties— Mariposa, Tuolumne, Calaveras, Amador and El Dorado— will once again have 4-H members representing their county at the Ironstone Concours D’Elegance, slated for Saturday, Sept. More...

Student art, poetry contest held by Park

Yosemite National Park and Ansel Adams Gallery are sponsoring the fourth annual Gateway Expressions Student Art and Poetry Contest.  The contest is open to youth in the Yosemite gateway communities. More...

Sheriff’s Daily Dispatch Log

Sept. 1 • A domestic dispute on Highway 140 resulted in an arrest. • Illegal shooting was reported from Highway 49. • An assault and battery report was taken at the fairgrounds. More...

Fishermen and boaters find drought has left Lake McClure as a puddle

Mariposa County fishermen and boaters who like to use Lake McClure as a weekend getaway aren’t finding a lot of water, and a place to launch a boat is getting harder to find.  With the lake at extremely low levels because of California&rsq More...

Illegal gardens eradicated

On Friday, Aug. 29, Mariposa County law enforcement officers eradicated 517 mature marijuana plants from a steep gulch near Jasper Point in the Lake Mc- Clure area. More...

Class of 1994 holds reunion

Mariposa County High School’s class of 1994 held a 20-year reunion on Aug. 30 at the River Rock Inn and Deli Garden Cafe. 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...

Mongolian park was subject of Rotary talk

On Thursday, Sept. More...

PERS meeting will feature talk by registered nurse

The next Public Employees Retirees Association (PERS) meeting will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 16 at noon at the Senior Activity Center, 5246 Spriggs Lane in Mariposa.  Lunch will be free for those attending the meeting. More...

TOPS installs new officers

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) No. 1369 in Mariposa held its annual installation of officers in August. More...

Club cancels meeting

The Cathey’s Valley Garden Club has cancelled the club’s September and October meetings.  The next meeting will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 11 at 10 a.m. at St. More...

Teachers say playing may be good for brain

Two retired Mariposa educators, Phyllis Becker, a Head Start Center early childhood educator and Theresa Catlin, a Waldorf School educator and birthto three parent educator, will lead a series of workshops, called Parent Circle, around eight topics o More...

Sierra Rep presents Mark Twain play

Sierra Repertory Theatre will feature Mark Twain’s “A Murder, A Mystery and a Marriage” on stage from Sept. 26 through Oct. More...

Democratic Club to hear about homeless

The Mariposa Democratic Club will have two topics for the meeting on Saturday, Sept. 13 at 9:45 a.m. More...

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