April 21, 2016 RSS feed / Local News

Methodist church to offer shredding of documents  Free Access 

The Mariposa United Methodist Church will have their annual spring cleaning event on Saturday, May 7.It will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event will be in the parking lot behind the church at Sixth and Bullion streets. More...

Child safety seat assistance will be focus of event in area

Program will be held May 7 in Mariposa

There’s nothing more precious than a child. With that in mind, the California Highway Patrol will be conducting a child safety seat check in early May. More...

Crime victims honored during County ceremony

One victim tells his personal story of encounter

Tyler Sparks had no idea what might happen.  “How that gun didn’t go off I’ll never know,” said Sparks.  Sparks was the keynote speaker last week during the Mariposa County Victims’ Rights Ceremony held at the More...

How to slow tree mortality remains unclear for officials

Subject was main topic during Gateway Partners meeting in Yosemite

The man in charge of tree mortality in California says the problem is going to get worse before it gets better.  Glenn Barley, the CAL FIRE Governor’s Task Force leader, made his remarks on Thursday of last week during a meeting at Yosemit More...

Coulterville rose tour scheduled

The Fourth Annual Coulterville Heritage Rose Tour is Saturday, April 23 beginning at 10 a.m.  This is a two-hour walking tour that starts at the Coulterville museum, at the corner of Highways 49 and 132.  More...

Library friends book sale twice weekly

Books Galore!, a twice-weekly book sale offered by the Mariposa Friends of the Library, is open for business from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. More...

New health officer approved by board

The Mariposa County Board of Supervisors announced last week the unanimous appointment of Eric Sergienko, MD, MPH as the next Mariposa County Health Officer subject to his passing a pre-employment physical.  More...

Election candidates meet public at AAUW forum

The Mariposa Branch of AAUW (American Association of University Women) will host a public forum for election candidates to present their platforms Thursday, May 5 at 6 p.m. at the Mariposa County Board of Supervisors Chambers.  More...

Grand Marshal for Pet Parade announced

The Mariposa High School Interact Club has announced the grand marshals for the Pet Parade.  Zeus, a member of the Sheriff’s Canine Division, along with Deputy Mike Charman will be co-grand marshals.  More...

Earth Day festival set at Park

Yosemite National Park will be hosting an Earth Day Festival this Saturday, April 23.  The festival is from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in front of the Yosemite Valley Visitor Center. The festival will honor the centennial of the National Park Service. More...

What the teachers are saying about technology

Theresa Kraemer's eighth grade language arts/social studies core class uses two unique technology tools.  More...

Midpines’ Lynne Knox shines at horse competition in Oregon

First time competing in Ultimate Super Horse challenge

The Northwest Horse Fair and Expo in Albandy, Ore. More...

Caltrans schedules meeting about pipe replacement

Caltrans is proposing to repair a failed slope beneath an 84-inch reinforced concrete pipe culvert adjacent to the eastbound lane of State Route 140 at post mile 32.2 in Mariposa County.  It is in the vicinity of Briceburg.  The repair meth More...

MCHS inviting public to learn about innovative plans for next school year  Free Access 

Mariposa County High School is inviting the public to learn about their innovative plans for next year through a Community Forum event on April 27 from 6-7 p.m. at the MCHS Feister Auditorium. More...

SHERIFFS’ REPORT

April 11 • Possible embezzlement was reported in the Mariposa area. • An assault and battery report was taken in the Allred Road area. • Sexual battery was reported at the County Park in Mariposa. More...

COUNTY FIRE RESPONSE REPORT

April 11 - April 17

EMS - 8 Fires - 2 Public Assists - 3 Auto Collisions - 1   More...

John Carrier announces his bid for another term as supervisor

District 5 Supervisor John Carrier has announced he will seek a second term as Mariposa County District 5 Supervisor. More...

Young composers contest is underway

Young people in this area will have a chance to be a music composer.  The Mariposa Symphony Orchestra and the Mariposa County Arts Council are sponsoring the 2016 Young Masters Composers Celebration and contest.  Entries are now open for th More...

Highest honor

The community of Raymond and all the Raymond Parade attendees honored the Mariposa County High School Marching Band and director Rod Fiester last weekend by giving them the highest honor at the event More...

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Breakfast in Bootjack will be all-you-can-eat

Meal benefits local fire volunteers

The Bootjack Volunteers will be serving pancakes, sausage, scrambled eggs, orange juice and coffee on Saturday, April 30 from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. More...

Spectacular views to be featured on tour of homes

On a clear day, you can see for miles and miles.  That is true for the Mariposa homes that will be on tour during the “Room with a View” fundraising event hosted by Mariposa AAUW (American Association of University Women) on Saturday More...

Throngs absorb battles at Civil War reenactment

From all indications, this year’s Las Mariposas Civil War Days was a resounding success.  “Absolutely perfect,” said Dianne Fritz, chairman of the board for the event.  “We had our best crowd that I can remember havi More...

MCHS student holding food drive Saturday

Mariposa County High School student Analina Baca is holding a one-day food giveaway as her senior project. Baca's goal is to give one box of food to a family of four or less, and two boxes to a family of five or more. More...

‘Made in Mariposa’ will be theme of TEDx gathering

“Made in Mariposa” will be the topic of an upcoming TEDx forum.  The theme of the event is “Entrepreneurship in Rural Communities” and it will feature three local businesses.  “The speakers are encouraged to be More...

Stewardship group to discuss Merced River

The Merced River in Mariposa County will be a topic of discussion at an upcoming meeting of a statewide council.  The Pacific Forest and Watershed Lands Stewardship Council will discuss the topic during its meeting on Wednesday, April 27.  More...

Library book sale set in May

The Friends of the Library’s semi-annual book sale will be the first weekend in May.  The sale starts on Thursday, May 5 from 1-6 p.m.  On Friday, May 6, the sale is from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. More...

Area youth are invited to attend Camp Tweety

Do your children have an interest in attending a camp? More...

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