October 30, 2014 RSS feed / Local News

From ‘Surfing USA’ to serving community

In honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Mariposa Rotary President Richard McInturff and his wife Ophelia McInturff had the opportunity to take Meghan Kehoe from The Valley Crisis Center and Kristen Fiester of Mariposa Mountain Crisis Services More...

County Fire Response Report

Oct. 20 to Oct. 26 EMS - 5 Fire – 0 Structure, 0 Vegetation Public Assist - 2 Auto Collision – 2   More...

Royalty crowned

Aaron Lerma and Brittany’Shay Davis were crowned Mariposa County High School homecoming king and queen during last Friday night’s celebration of the school’s 100-year anniversary at More...

Young woman’s fight rallies wide response

Kellie Kuhnel has more to deal with than any 22-year-old should.  In an interview with the GAZETTE last week, she described the shock of being diagnosed with ovarian cancer in August. More...

Documentary photos star in special exhibit

The Mariposa County Arts Council is hosting “Framing the Street,” an exhibition of documentary photography by David Johnson, at the Treetop Gallery.  The show will run from Nov. 8 through April 3, 2015. More...

Hospital ball is this Saturday

John C. Fremont Hospital Foundation’s 34th annual Black and White Ball will be held on Saturday, Nov. 1 at 5:30 p.m. More...

Three decades of artists are on view in Yosemite

The National Park Service and Yosemite Renaissance are celebrating Yosemite artists-in-residence with an exhibit of 51 paintings, photographs, and sculptures by 29 artists.  “Rooms with a View: Three Decades of Yosemite Artists-in-Residenc More...

Trunk or Treat will host Halloween tykes

The Lake Don Pedro Elementary School Parents Club will host its annual Trunk or Treat on Halloween night, Friday, Oct. 31 from 7 to 9 p.m., or until the candy runs out.  The event will take place at Lake Don Pedro Elementary School. More...

Current dry spell is tiny compared to Dust Bowl

The 1934 drought was by far the most intense and far-reaching drought of the last 1,000 years in North America, and was caused in part by an atmospheric pattern that may also be creating the current California drought.  More...

Sheriff’s Daily Dispatch Log

Oct. 20 • Grand theft of cattle was reported from Highway 49 North near Coulterville. • A trespassing report was taken on Ben Hur Road. • Petty theft was reported from Mariposa Street. More...

Boutique scheduled

The Mariposa Crafters are hosting the 30th annual Crafters Christmas Boutique on Friday, Oct. 31 and Saturday, Nov. More...

Tagger thinks painting Yosemite rocks is ‘art’

Close to four million people come every year to visit Yosemite Valley and enjoy its incredible scenery.  But one recent visitor apparently saw wideopen canvases when she looked over the Park’s expansive granite.  More...

Lodge donates to alumni

Mariposa Lodge No. More...

MES Veterans Day event is on horizon

Students from Mariposa Elementary School and Mariposa County High School are hosting a Veterans Day commemoration on Monday, Nov. 10 at 8:30 a.m. at Mariposa Elementary School.  More...

Winners of Mud Drags competition are named

On Saturday, Oct. 18, a Mud Drags competition was held at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds. More...

Local church hosts holiday cooking class

The Seventh-day Adventist Church in Mariposa is hosting a free holiday cooking class, “Special Foods for the Holidays,” on Sunday, Nov. 2 from 3 to 4:30 p.m. at the church, 4994 11th St. More...

Forum looks at drought and livestock producers

A Web cast and discussion forum on ranching and California’s drought will be held on Friday, Nov. 7 from 9:15 a.m. to 3 p.m. More...

Still time to apply for Master Gardener class

The deadline for applying for the 2015 Mariposa Master Gardener training class has been extended to Nov. More...

Car trunks to hold treats for children

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...

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