June 18, 2015 RSS feed / Local News

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Farmer Michael Faro (right) of Raw Roots Cathey's Valley chatted with customer Andrew Glikin of Mariposa at last Wednesday's farmer's market. More...

SHERIFFS’ REPORT

June 8 • A call was received from Highway 49 North reporting a rattlesnake. • A petty theft report was taken on Avoca Vale Road. • A child abuse report was received from Lakeside Drive. • A scam was report on Smithers Road. More...

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Idle Wheels residents are new park owners

The senior community is now a member-owned corporation

The 111-space Idle Wheels Senior Mobile Home Park has reorganized as a member-owned corporation, resident Barbara Schouten tells the GAZETTE.  On Saturday, June 6, the community threw a celebration bash to recognize the change, Schouten said.&nb More...

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At the introduction meeting for the Mariposa County Fair Rodeo Royalty, the current royalty met with the contestants for 2015-16 at the Silver Valley Ranch. More...

Columbia celebrates Fourth of July with parade, concert, more

Short, shady route perfect for event

Columbia State Historic Park is the setting for Columbia’s Glorious Fourth of July Celebration, scheduled for Saturday, July 4th.  Columbia’s parade tradition began in 1852. More...

Reprinted from September 15, 1866

McCready has moved into his new stable and is doing business there. It is forty by seventy, two stories high, and far better than the old one. He will erect a carriage house adjoining it.   More...

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Mike Tielborg found this mysterious implement while trimming weeds at his Mormon Creek Circle home off Old Highway recently. More...

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During this year's Relay for Life in Mariposa, the local Relay group collected cans of food that were used to hold down the luminarias at the event. The cans were then donated. More...

Mariposa County is most dependent on tourism in state

53 percent of revenue is from tourism

California is a popular destination for millions of travelers from all over the world, and Mariposa County reaps the reward that those vacationers bring, many on their their way to Yosemite National Park.  The county’s deep reliance on tou More...

Reprinted from July 15, 1870

Lightning in the Yo Semite Valley. More...

Savoury’s, Sportsmans Cafe support art camp

Events will be held in June

Eating at Savoury’s on June 19 and Steve’s Sportsmans Café on June 20 will support the Mariposa County Arts Council and Mariposa County Department of Parks and Recreation’s Summer Art Camp program.  Both restaurants will donate More...

Reunion is open to all alumni

Classes will meet at fairgrounds

On Saturday, June 20, many classes from Mariposa County High School will hold their reunion at the picnic and pavilion area at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds.  The event will run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. More...

North County Human Services plans to host open house

Lunch program set for July 18

The Mariposa County Human Services Department will host an open house for North County residents on Saturday, July 18 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the North County Human Services office, 5026 Broadway Road in Coulterville.  More...

Edelweiss group will meet on Wednesday

The German-American Edelweiss club meets at 1:30 p.m. this coming Wednesday at Oakhurst Lutheran Church.  Information: 966-5552.   More...

Reprinted from March 10, 1866

The Board of Supervisors have concluded to put a clock and cupola on the top of the Court House.   More...

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At the June meeting of the Ladies Auxiliary VFW, Post 6042, officers for the 2015-16 year were installed. More...

Arts Council names local award winner

Babintseva gets recognition

The Mariposa County Arts Council recently announced that Darya Babintseva was selected as the recipient of the council’s 2015 award, which is presented each year to a graduating high school senior.  More...

Agency to identify community needs

It desires local input for funds

The Calaveras-Mariposa Community Action Agency (CMCAA) recently completed a community needs assessment to help identify the top community needs and guide funding decisions made by the CMCAA board.  Each year, CMCAA distributes $69,673 in funding More...

Friends of the Fairgrounds host annual event

Mariposa Friends of the Fairgrounds Foundation is hosting its fourth-annual Sausage and Suds Sampler on Saturday, June 27 from 4 to 7 p.m. More...

Local wins quarter-million-dollar Pew award scholarship

Nobile’s research could pay off in treatments, startup profits

Mariposa resident Clarissa J. Nobile, a professor at UC Merced, was one of just 22 researchers named as a Pew Biomedical Scholar for her work exploring how microbes conspire to cause disease.  Nobile learned she won the honor last week. More...

‘Night at the Museum’ is featured at county park

Mariposa County Parks and Recreation Department is hosting a free movie in the Mariposa County Park on Saturday, June 20 at dusk.  The movie is “Night at the Museum,” and is rated PG.  More...

American Legion Post presents 2015 awards

Three students go to Sacramento

American Legion Post 567 in Mariposa recently announced its 2015 awards.  Lukas Hart, Noah Rockwood and Bernhard Wall, juniors from Mariposa County High School, will represent the community in Sacramento for one week of intense education in star More...

Oakhurst Community College Center offers classes

Oakhurst Community College Center is offering sixweek summer session classes.  The summer session begins on June 22, and all courses for the summer session at Oakhurst are Web courses. More...

Habitat’s mission is topic at Rotary

Club presents scholarship to local student

Rotarians on Thursday, June 11 had the combined pleasure of presenting a $10,000 check to Rebecca Avendano for her Molly Suh Yaley scholarship; a visit from many guests, including brothers Keith and Eric Oster, and hearing from Beth Tomsick on the ma More...

Hospital foundation plans summer events

Fundraisers take place in july and september

Preparations are in full swing as the John C. More...

Mt. Bullion Cutoff work may cause some delays

Mariposa County Public Works will be doing construction work on Mt. Bullion Cutoff Road from June 22 to Sept. 30 from 7 a.m. More...

Proposed ordinance would cut water use by 30 percent

New homes, businesses must be drought-tolerant

New California yards and commercial landscaping would use far less water under the rules of a model landscape ordinance updated by the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) at the direction of Gov. Edmund G. Brown Jr.  More...

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Nancy Kyle, left, president of Xi Phi Upsilon, and Carole Michael, far right, treasurer of the local chapter of Beta Sigma Phi, recently presented a check in the amount of $480 to Carol Evans, second More...

Water council to meet on Wednesday

The Yosemite-Mariposa Integrated Regional Water Advisory Council meets at 10 a.m. the fourth Wednesday of each month in the county board of supervisors chambers, 5100 Bullion Street. More information: www.mcrcd.net/Pages/IRW MP.aspx   More...

Colorado Road, Mike Hammar & the Nails perform this weekend

Mariposa Evenings in third week

Cousin Jack’s Mariposa Evenings—the free outdoor summer concert series sponsored by The Mariposa County Arts Council—continues into its third weekend of 13 weekends, presenting, live in concert, Colorado Road on Friday, June 19, and More...

Northside Pet plans summer activities

The Northside Pet Connection has announced it will not meet during the month of July. The next meeting is scheduled for Aug. 3 from 5 to 6 p.m. at the Coulterville Community Center.  More...

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Mariposa County Superior Court Judge Michael A. More...

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