October 2, 2014 RSS feed / Local News

Audubon program features author Ross

The Yosemite Area Audubon Society will start its 2014-15 program season with a presentation by Yosemite author and naturalist Michael Elsohn Ross on Thursday, Oct. 9 at 7 p.m. at the Mariposa Methodist Church parish hall in Mariposa.  More...

Big weekend is ahead in Hornitos

The Hornitos 4-H Club is hosting a barbecue tri-tip fundraiser on Saturday, Oct. 4 from 5 to 8 p.m. in the park in Hornitos.  Dinner will be barbecued tri-tip, beans, salad, bread and dessert. More...

Officials say flu shots can stop disease in its tracks

Between 35,000 and 50,000 Americans die every year from something that can be almost totally prevented.  That something is influenza, and despite what a lot of people think, the flu isn’t a mild disease that is more an inconvenience than s More...

Soroptimist organizes Halloween candy drive

Soroptimist International of Mariposa is working with the residents of Jones and Bullion streets in Mariposa to prepare for this year’s trick-or-treaters.  More...

Mariposa Rotary hears about multiple adventures

Mariposa Rotarians, and perhaps half the community, were treated to or treated by a host of good folk from the county last week.  More...

Soroptimists ready for fall with rummage sale

Soroptimist International of Mariposa will hold its fall rummage sale on Saturday, Oct. 4 from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Hall at the corner of Bullion and Jones streets in Mariposa.  More...

Seminar scheduled

A free marriage enrichment seminar will be held on Oct. 5 from 3 to 4:30 p.m. in the fellowship room of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, 4994 11th St. in Mariposa.  More...

Salvation Army needs chairman, members

The Salvation Army in Mariposa is looking for a new chairman and committee members for Mariposa County.  More...

VFW is sponsoring VOD competition

Veterans of Foreign War Post 6042 in Mariposa is sponsoring the Voice of Democracy Program competition.  The Voice of Democracy Program is open to students in grades 9 to 12 who are enrolled in public, private or parochial high school or home st More...

Peter Hiller will speak at local establishment

The Mariposa County Arts Council is hosting a lecture by Peter Hiller on Oct. 9 at 7 p.m. More...

‘Rimers of Eldritch’ on stage in Mariposa

Merced College Community Services Mariposa Community Theatre play production class is hosting “The Rimers of Eldritch” on Oct. 3, 4, 10, 11 and 12 at the Mariposa County Park Amphitheater.  The performances will be at 7:30 p.m. More...

Democratic Club hosts local candidates

The Mariposa Democratic Club will host candidates for both the school board and the hospital district at the club’s Oct. More...

Sheriff’s Daily Dispatch Log

Sept. 22 • A bat was in a classroom at Woodland Elementary School. • A vandalism report was taken on Schoolhouse Road. • A report of threats was received from Yaqui Gulch Road. More...

County Fire Response Report

Sept. 22 to Sept. 28  EMS - 7  Fire – 0 Structure, 0 Vegetation  Public Assist - 6  Auto Collision – 5  More...

Park program will track bears with GPS

A new bear-tracking effort will provide data to help Park managers limit bears’ mischief, officials said last week.  Over the past month, multiple bears broke into a trailer in El Portal. More...

St. Joseph’s to unveil landscaping makeover

St. Joseph’s Catholic Church will celebrate the completion of a major landscaping project with a special event at 11:30 a.m. More...

Black and White Ball raises funds for Fremont

The John C. Fremont Hospital Foundation will host the 34th annual Black and White Ball on Saturday, Nov. More...

Bug to rock

This year’s October Yosemite Songwriting Retreat features musicians Peter Rowan, Terre Roche and Keith Greeninger along with locals Adam Burns and Gail Dreifus (pictured). More...

Farm Bureau dinner is scheduled for Oct. 11

Mariposa County Farm Bureau is hosting its annual dinner and auction fundraiser on Saturday, Oct. 11 at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds, Building A.  Social hour starts at 5 p.m. More...

Lost and found items part of open-air sale

American Legion Post 567 will host a rummage sale on Saturday, Oct. 25 from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the American Legion Hall, 5117 Bullion St. More...

Ambulance company needs donations of coats

Mercy Ambulance is asking the community to donate warm, waterproof coats for children.  The Warm A Child With Love Drive is seeking new and gently used coats. The donations can be dropped off at 5114 Bullion St. More...

Mountain Crisis offers new volunteer training

Mountain Crisis Services is hosting a 40-hour training event for domestic violence and peer counselor volunteers from Oct. 13 through Oct. More...

Lost aircraft is focus of speaker at airport

Tony Krizan will speak at Mariposa- Yosemite Airport on Saturday, Oct. 4 at 10 a.m.  Krizan will discuss the Oct. More...

Next week will be ideal for ‘Dining Out’

On Monday, Oct. 6, World Habitat Day will be celebrated around the globe from Argentina to Zambia. More...

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