March 10, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Board hears public outcry on fairgrounds

Fair officials seek County

One thing was clear during Tuesday’s Mariposa County Board of Supervisor’s meeting: the Mariposa County Fairgrounds are near and dear to the hearts of local residents. But even with that sentiment, a major question remains. More...

Storytellers ply their wares this weekend

The 29th annual Mariposa Storytelling Festival, sponsored by the Mariposa County Arts Council kicked off today in historic Mariposa, with storytelling events. More...

Local News

Condors will be focus of AAUW meeting

AAUW will host a slide show presentation by John McCamman on March 10 at the Miners Inn Roadhouse 140. The presentation will look at how California condors have made a comeback. More...

4-H Camp Tweety is slated for June

Mariposa County 4-H invites all fourth through eighth grade children to come join the fun at Camp Tweety. The camp runs from Saturday, June 25 to Monday, June 27. This year, Camp Tweety will be at a new location, Camp Oakhurst in Coarsegold. More...

COUNTY FIRE RESPONSE REPORT

Feb. 29 - March 6

EMS - 12 Fire - 0 Public Assist - 4 Auto Collision - 0   More...

Datebook

DATEBOOK

Alcohol, drug group will meet The Mariposa County Alcohol and Drug Advisory Committee meets at 12:30 p.m. on the third Wednesday of each month in the county behavioral health board room. The board room is at 5356 Lemee Lane off Highway 49 North. More...

Sports

Lady Grizzlies blank foes to open 2016 campaign

Mariposa’s Lady Grizzlies softball team, the two-time defending Sac-Joaquin Section champ, is picking up where it left off last season. More...

Grizzlies open diamond season with clean sweep

The Mariposa County High School varsity baseball team began the season strong, winning a pair of non-league contests.  The Grizzlies opened the new season Feb. More...

Soccer squad falls to El Cap

To open their season on March 1, Mariposa’s varsity girls’ soccer squad dropped a 7-0 non-league match to El Capitan. More...

El Niño returns with a vengeance

Trees tumble, creeks flood

After a dry February, residents of Mariposa, and the rest of California, were worried that the rain faucet, and the El Niño, had been turned off. More...

Community pride swells as Grizzlies claim section title

Dalton Rockwood burns the nets for record-setting 35 points

A raucous crowd estimated to be between 800 and 1,000 Mariposa County residents and MCHS students, clad in Grizzly green and gold, witnessed the underdog Grizzlies claim the school’s first ever Sac-Joaquin Division V basketball championship las More...

Commentary

Great Idea: Put price tag on ballot measures

California Commentary

Would you commit to buy a car, a house or even a jacket without knowing the price? Unless you are a member of the one percent, chances are, you want to know what it will cost you before you make a purchase. More...

Letters

SPCA needs to be looked into

Your local SPCA is steeped in inefficiency and what can only be call corruption; it is not fulfilling the duty it is expected and assumed to be performing, that is, to be protecting and serving abused and abandoned animals, who cannot speak up for th More...

Their vote is for Jones

We’re writing to show our support to re-elect Merlin Jones for Mariposa County District 2 Supervisor.  We think Merlin has been doing a good job. He works hard, has quite a list of accomplishments and is accessible and ready to listen. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Dalmar John Campbell

Dalmar John Campbell was born Nov. 29, 1939 in Merced, to Marguerite Grace Dexter and Dale Keegan Campbell. He passed away Feb. More...

Marvin E. Jones

Marvin E. More...

Inside Education

Pioneer spirit

Sierra Foothill Charter School recently received a check in the amount of $461.66 from Pioneer Market. More...

Exchanging Valentines

Woodland Elementary School sixth-graders recently spent a morning with Mariposa Cooperative Preschool students and exchanged hand-made Valentines. More...

Thankful youngsters

These youngsters at Mariposa Preschool Co-op made signs to show their appreciation to Pioneer Market for a recent donation. More...

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