July 7, 2016 RSS feed / Local News

Northern Mariposa History Center has various activities scheduled for this July

The NMCHC Community Breakfast on Sunday, July 10 will have baked goods for raffle prizes as well as gift certificates valued at $25 to $40 for several restaurants.  More...

Your photos

Mariposa County resident Eric Munyon took this photo of Mr. Ferret showing off his boogie boarding skills on the Merced River. Do you have a photo for this weekly feature? More...

McGee family enjoys helping at fairgrounds

Any good community consists of those who enjoy giving back.  Mariposa resident Alycia McGee is one of those people. More...

New renaissance in store for Yosemite Renaissance

Art competition thriving in 31st year, has major economic impact on Mariposa County

Hear someone talk about the Yosemite Renaissance, and you might assume they’re talking about a gathering in which participants dress up in medieval clothing, amuse themselves by watching musical and theatrical entertainers, shop for art and han More...

Jazz, country will be featured at Music on the Green

Two musical groups will be featured this weekend in Mariposa.  Music on the Green — the free summer concert series brought to you by The Mariposa County Arts Council and its sponsors — will present The Blue Skies Trio (featuring voca More...

Will third time be the charm for renovations at Courthouse?

If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again.  That’s the case when it comes to renovations at the historic Courthouse in Mariposa County.  Twice the County has put out bids for renovations on the oldest working Courthouse in C More...

County committee nomination period begins for FSA positions

The Farm Service Administration County committee nomination period began on June 15.  Nomination forms must be postmarked or received in the Merced County FSA Office by close of business on Aug. 1, 2016.  More...

Koffee time

Slim’s Koffee Shak in Mariposa recently celebrated its grand opening. Shown above are Scott O’Brian Marsh (the founder), Susanne Waite, Adam Hildebrand and Diana Sherwood. More...

Serving up a good time

Mariposa County Supervisor elect Miles Menetrey was a volunteer at the recent Sausage and Suds Sampler Summerfest held at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds. More...

Mariposa County Sheriff’s Daily Log

June 27 - Vandalism was reported on Cloud’s Rest Road. • There was a harassment complaint investigated on Joe Howard Road. • A combative patient was reported at John C. Fremont Hospital. More...

Weed management will be topic during workshop

The Mariposa County Department of Agriculture, in conjunction with the University of California Cooperative Extension, will be presenting the 2016 Hot Topics in Integrated Weed Management Seminar on July 21, at McCay Hall in Cathey’s Valley.&nb More...

Several local students hired to be docents at Mariposa Museum

The Mariposa Museum and History Center has begun its Summer Docent Program for 2016.  Through donations from members, community, businesses and associations, the musuem has hired seven high school students to work as docents this summer.  T More...

Outhouse races rolled along

Competitors poop themselves out pushing outhouses

The Mariposa Yosemite Rotary Club held its first annual Mother Lode Outhouse Derby, and a team of young community members — going by the team name American Pie — “flushed” their opponents away, winning the crown of top outhous More...

Interactive TV available for presentations

Are you planning a workshop, training or presentation for your organization, business associates or County office staff ?  More...

Free computer classes being offered at library

Do you have questions about how to set up an email account, do research on the Internet, use your new cell phone or tablet, download music and e-books, access social media, or anything else tech related?  Get the help you need in Mariposa Librar More...

IN BRIEF...

Habitat members receive training   As part of its Capacity Building Coaching Grant, Habitat for Humanity recently received training in governance and fundraising from Phillip Bridgewater, an Organizational Development Consultant with Habitat Int More...

CHP officer addresses members of local Rotary

How fast is okay to drive? According to California state law, specifically VC 22350, you can’t drive faster than is safe.  But that does not mean that if you feel 80 is safe on Highway 140 that you can do that? Simply no. Why? More...

Leaders now sought for County 4-H groups

Parents, grandparents or friends, would you like to be a mentor to our 4-H youth in a particular project?  Mariposa County 4-H is looking for project volunteer leaders for the upcoming 4-H program year which begins Oct. 1 and runs through Sept. More...

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